Entries by Mandy Howle

Gregg Robinson Speaks on the Economic Growth of Florence County At The Chamber’s Annual Membership Luncheon

Florence County is well-positioned to attract new industries and higher-paying jobs, according to Gregg Robinson. Robinson, CEO of Florence County Economic Partnership, spoke Wednesday, September 21st at the Annual Membership Luncheon of the Greater Florence Chamber of Commerce and reflected on his first 70 days on the job. He noted qualities about Florence County that […]

City of Florence Presented With An Achievement Award By The Municipal Association of South Carolina

The Municipal Association of South Carolina presented its Achievement Award to the city of Florence for its downtown revitalization efforts. The Joseph P. Riley Jr. award was presented by Charlie Barrieneau, the association’s field services manager. The city was recognized for its efforts to bring Sav-A-Lot grocery store downtown and the City Center Market, which […]

The School Foundation Gala is Less Than Two Weeks Away

The School Foundation’s 22nd Annual Gala will be held on Tuesday, September 27th at Florence Darlington Technical College’s SiMT. Distinguished graduate is J. Boone Aiken III, an attorney with Aiken, Bridges, Elliott, Tyler & Saleeby, P.A. At the gala, the buffet will be held from 5:30 p.m. until 7:00 p.m., and the program begins at […]

Are You REAL ID Ready?

On May 3, 2023, U.S. travelers must be REAL ID compliant to board domestic flights and access certain federal facilities.  A gold star on your license or ID designates it as a REAL ID. If your license or ID does not have a gold star, it will have a message stating “Not for Federal Identification” and […]