Entries by Meg Feagin

Junior Leadership Florence County is accepting applications

FLORENCE, S.C. – The Clemson Extension Service, the Greater Florence Chamber of Commerce and Francis Marion University are accepting applications for the 2018-19 Junior Leadership Florence County 4-H Program through Friday. To apply, students must live in or attend school in Florence County and must be classified as a high school sophomore or junior during […]

Golden scissors cut ribbon for Florence’s new courthouse

By: Matthew Christian, Morning News FLORENCE— With the snip of a few pairs of golden scissors, the new Florence County Judicial Center was officially opened a few minutes after 11 a.m. Friday. State Sen. Hugh Leatherman, 12th Circuit Court Judge Michael Nettles, County Councilman James Schofield and Master-in-Equity Haigh Porter spoke in a brief ceremony. […]

Florence company planning April treasure hunt

By: Andrew Boardwine, Morning News FLORENCE, S.C. — R. Skelton Enterprise joined Ambassadors from the Greater Florence Chamber of Commerce on Thursday to hold a ribbon cutting. R. Skelton Enterprise is owned by Bob Skelton and oversees several business endeavors. The next endeavor for the company, Skelton said, will be the Discover Florence Treasure Hunt. […]

SCDOT awarded PDRTA with 2018 Transit Provider of the Year Award

Congratulations to our Pee Dee Regional Transportation Authority team. At the annual Transportation Association of South Carolina Conference last week, SCDOT awarded the Pee Dee Regional Transportation Authority with the 2018 Transit Provider of the Year Award for outstanding transit services to the general public. PDRTA was recognized in part for their compliance with financial […]

Florence Chamber hosts diversity summit

By: Tonya Brown, WPDE Florence, S.C. (WPDE) — More than 60 people took part in the Greater Florence Chamber of Commerce’s 2018 “Building Bridges Diversity Summit” Monday at the Floyd Conference Center on the campus of Carolinas Hospital. This year’s event featured a day-long group experience on racial and cultural diversity and competence. The keynote speaker […]