My condolences go out to the families of two beloved Florentines who passed on to Glory last week. Dr. Joe Stukes died on Jan. 12. He was 88 years old. A former history professor at Francis Marion University, Dr. Stukes was well-known in our community for
How well do you know your state? All South Carolinians know, or should know, that South Carolina was the first state to secede from the Union, and that South Carolina troops fired the first shots in the War Between the States at Fort Sumter.