Entries by Mandy Howle

Chamber Hosts Growth & Opportunities Forum for Small Businesses

Thanks so much to everyone who joined the Florence Chamber today for the Small & Minority Business Growth and Opportunities Forum! The forum gave Chamber members and non-members alike, access to information on procurement opportunities, access to capital and small business marketing. Also, a special thanks to Honda, First Reliance, Pinnacle, SCDOT, the North Dargan […]

Chamber, Business Owners and City Leaders Kick Off Small Business Week with Press Conference

   Small Business owners, Florence Mayor Stephen Wukela, representatives from the Florence Chamber and several community leaders gathered Tuesday morning for a press conference to kick off Small Business Week. During the event, Mayor Wukela presented a proclamation honoring the contributions of small business owners in our area. Thank you so much to everyone who […]

National Small Business Week Kicks Off with Presidential Proclamation

Happy National Small Business Week! Celebrations kicked-off today in the nation’s capital with more than 80 national award winners from across the country and U.S. territories convening to be awarded and recognized for their major accomplishments. The annual event is hosted by the U.S. Small Business Administration and is designed to recognize the nation’s top […]

HopeHealth Cuts Ribbon on Nearly 50,000-Square-Foot Facility Downtown

(Image courtesy: Joe Perry/Morning News) Officials gathered Thursday to officially cut the ribbon on the new HopeHealth facility at 360 North Irby Street. The nearly 50,000 square-foot building houses eight medical suites, a laboratory, radiology, pediatrics department, pharmacy and administrative offices. A second phase of construction will bring with it 40,000 square feet of supplemental […]

Morning News: Florence principals want more teachers, curriculum coordinators

From the Morning News…Florence School District One principals talk about the need for more teachers and curriculum coordinators during a budget meeting Thursday evening. You can read the entire article and find out how the district plans to address the needs by clicking on the link below: Scnow.com web article- Florence principals want more teachers, […]