Children in the Boys and Girls Clubs in Hannah Pamplico and Hemingway spent a week exploring their artistic voices, interests and skills in Ignite, an outreach program hosted by the South Carolina Governor’s School for the Arts and Humanities and funded b
DARLINGTON – The City of Darlington Beautification Board presented the Business Pride of Darlington Award to South of Pearl, 117 Edwards Ave., on Monday, July 17, for the work done to both the interior and exterior of the property. The Residential Pride
JAMES “MARCH OF DIMES” JONES, left, gets an autograph by an unidentified lady while Florence Mayor Haskel Thomas assists holding the book. Others two men unidentified. Photo, circa 1949, courtesy of David C. Hewitt.
The City of Florence was selected above other municipalities in South Carolina to receive the Joseph P. Riley Jr. Award for Economic Development. The selection and presentation were made last weekend at the annual meeting of the Municipal Association of S
By BRENDA HARRISON Editor of The News Journal Florence, S.C. A diverse group of area citizens concerned about area rivers have formed a committee to protect and keep them clean and clear for paddling, boating and other recreational activities. The Friend
Michael Griffith of Florence recognized on Georgia Southern University's Spring 2017 Dean's List STATESBORO, GA (07/17/2017)-- Georgia Southern University recently recognized more than 2,600 students for excellence in academics on the Fall 2016 semester
It is a Back-to-School bash with Blue! BlueChoice HealthPlan Medicaid will be in Florence for a fun event to get kids ready for the first day of school. The first 400 students will receive a backpack at no cost! Attendees can stop by the booth during the
This month’s Florence After Five will take place in the 100 block of South Dargan Street in downtown Florence this Friday, July 28, beginning at 5:30 p.m. The July Florence After Five will feature the band Midnight Express and their Classic Rock Experienc
The Swamp Fox Quilters Guild monthly meeting will be held on Thursday, Aug. 3 at 9:30 a.m., at John Calvin Presbyterian Church, 2000 Marsh Ave., (corner of 3rd Loop Road and Marsh Ave.) in Florence. Visitors and new members are welcome.
ScienceSouth will host a viewing party on July 28. This event is free and open to the public. Join the ScienceSouth team to view celestial objects in the day and evening sky. Interested in learning more about the solar eclipse in August? We’ll have all y
VIEW THE SOLAR ECLIPSE ON THE KAMINSKI HOUSE MUSEUM LAWNMon. 21 Aug, 2017 (1:00 pm - 4:00 pm)The Kaminski House Museum is directly in the Path of Totality for the Solar Eclipse on Monday, August 21. We will be having a special viewing and streaming of the NASA Coverage of the eclipse on the lawn of the museum. We will be serving cold beverages and DJ Jeff Benton will be on hand to play songs such as Moon Dance, Solar Eclipse of the Heart and Moon Shadow. So on Monday, August 21, It's All Happening on the Lawn!
Family Fun & Literacy DaySat. 14 Oct, 2017 (1:00 pm - 5:00 pm)Spend a fun-filled afternoon on the lawn of the Kaminski House Museum as we present Family Fun and Literacy Day on Saturday, October 14th 1 - 5 p.m. Fall activities will include storytelling, children's games, crafts, pumpkin painting, a healthy foods tent and a spirited pumpkin patch. This is a free event provided to the community through a grant from international Paper. To be Admitted Parents Must Accompany Children to this Event.
Wooden Boat Show Weekend "Commander's Tour" at the Kaminski House Museum Sat. 21 Oct, 2017 (2:00 pm - 4:00 pm)In honor of Wooden Boat Show Weekend the Kaminski House Museum presents a special "Commander's Tour" on Saturday, October 21st from 2-4 p.m. Experience the "Commander's Den" filled with antique model ships, navel art, and memorabilia from the life and times of Lt. Commander Harold Kaminski. Admission is $5.00.
Kaminski House Museum presents Jazz Under the OaksSun. 29 Oct, 2017 2:00 pmSpend an autumn afternoon on the lawn of the Kaminski House Museum with the Denny Hess Trio and a special appearance by Kevin Jayroe. Grapeyard Distributing will be on hand for a wine tasting of seasonal varieties. This event will also feature a Sweets Tent featuring Sweetie's of Georgetown and Pawleys Island Bakery. It's all Happening on the Lawn at 2 p.m.