By: Shamira McCray FLORENCE, S.C. – TEDx Evans Street producer Darian Bethea said events such as the one held Thursday are important because it gets people out of their personal bubble and viewpoint and gives them a look through the eyes of others. Eight performers and speakers presented at TEDx Evans Street on Thursday. The […]
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By: Andrew Boardwine FLORENCE, S.C. — Spirides Hospitality Finance Company has arranged a $5 million construction mortgage loan to finance the development of a new Radisson Park Inn in Florence, officials told the Morning News. The Radisson Park Inn will be a limited-service hotel featuring 60 guest rooms and suites in a three-story interior corridor […]
By: Lauren Owens FLORENCE, S.C. – During the Fellows in Education’s visit to West Florence High School, Principal Matt Dowdell shared the school’s plans for implementing more STEM classes and Advanced Placement (AP) courses starting next fall. “We are trying to give our students the best education that they can get within these four walls,” […]
By: Andrew Boardwine FLORENCE, S.C. – Dozens of business leaders and government officials gathered at the Greater Florence Chamber of Commerce on Tuesday evening for the Chairman’s Holiday Reception. The night was a chance for members of the chamber and other guests to meet the Chamber’s 2018-19 chairwoman, Mindy Taylor. Mike Miller, president of the […]
By: Andrew Boardwine FLORENCE, S.C. — El Agave joined ambassadors from the Greater Florence Chamber of Commerce on Thursday to celebrate the restaurant’s new chamber membership with a ribbon cutting. The owners of Mi Tierra San Jose Restaurant opened El Agave – at 147 W. Evans St. – in September and have since seen increased […]
FLORENCE, S.C. – Bell chimes could be heard throughout the Waters Building in Florence Tuesday afternoon signifying the many donations being made to Pee Dee nonprofits for Giving Tuesday. The Eastern Carolina Community Foundation hosted a donation station at the Waters Building where representatives of nearly 50 nonprofits gathered to accept donations and educate the […]
By: Shamira McCray FLORENCE, S.C. – It’s Giving Tuesday, and nearly 50 Pee Dee nonprofits will be represented today at the Waters Building for the Eastern Carolina Community Foundation’s Giving Tuesday Pee Dee Donation Station event. From 3 to 7 p.m., people can drop by the Waters Building on Dargan Street in downtown Florence to […]
By: Staff Reports FLORENCE, S.C. — Two Pee Dee hospitals — and four South Carolina hospitals in total — have been sold to the Medical University of South Carolina, according to published reports. Carolinas Hospital System, a 396-bed, regional, acute-care facility, and Carolinas Hospital System Marion, a 124-bed acute-care facility providing a variety of inpatient […]
By: Staff Reports FLORENCE, S.C. – Carolinas Hospital System (Florence and Marion) has earned 13 South Carolina “Certified Zero Harm Awards” from the South Carolina Hospital Association (SCHA). The awards are in recognition of exceptional performance for patient safety and prevention of hospital-acquired infections. Carolinas Hospital System-Florence is the only hospital to be recognized in […]
By: Tonya Brown Florence, S.C. (WPDE) — Florence City Council approved an ordinance this week that could eventually have a $57 million impact on the city and create new jobs. City leaders said they can’t say a lot right now, but said this is project like no other for downtown district. The ordinance authorized ” the […]
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