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9:35 am on Friday August 1, 2014

Florence mail center closing means local mail goes to Columbia

The United States Postal Service announced nearly two years ago that it was gradually phasing out its mail processing facility on West Evans Street in Florence. It closed part of the facility last February, and officials are preparing to close it...
12:03 pm on Tuesday April 15, 2014

Florence incubator helps some small business owners

Tourism dollars are helping small business owners launch their small businesses. The Downtown Florence business incubator, inside of the North Dargan Innovation Center, supports small local businesses. Recently, the space has expanded to include co-...
8:31 am on Wednesday March 26, 2014

HillSouth of Florence named to MSPmentor 501 Global Edition

South Carolina's leading technology provider HillSouth IT Solutions has surfaced on Nine Lives Media's seventh-annual MSPmentor 501 Global Edition, a distinguished list and report identifying the world's top 501 managed service providers (MSPs). "We...
1:21 pm on Friday July 19, 2013

Native American relics found near SCDOT project in Florence

While doing a pre-project survey associated with the widening of Highway 378 in Florence, artifacts from ancient indians, now believed to be from 8,000 years ago, were found. Tribal leaders were called in to evaulate the scene. 
8:00 am on Thursday July 18, 2013

The City of Florence is creating a business incubator, fostering new & small businesses

There have been changes happening in the city of Florence thanks to the Downtown Development Corporation (FDDC). Their goal, since 2002 has been to revitalize the downtown Florence area by fostering new businesses, historic preservation, streetscape...
10:24 am on Tuesday May 21, 2013

Fighter jet training set for today in the Myrtle Beach, Florence areas

If you notice some fighter jets flying overhead today, don’t be alarmed because the S.C. Air National Guard is conducting an air defense exercise in the areas of Florence and Myrtle Beach, according to a news release. As part of the routine exercise...
6:15 am on Thursday September 6, 2012

Study: Clemson has $7.5 Million impact on tri-county

Flickr User: dok1 No word on if the impact includes hat sales. In an economic study through 2010 charting Clemson University's impact on dollar, job, and population creation, the university is attributed with creating some $7.5 million in the tri-...
1:29 pm on Monday June 25, 2012

Regional History: Florence almost got nuked (Update: Family talks to WMBF)

Flickr user The Official CTBTO Photostream Besides the near nuclear disaster, there's a quaint piece on automated production utilizing "electronic machines" Update June 25, 2012: As part of WMBF News' week-long feature on the Florence community,...
6:59 am on Tuesday June 12, 2012

Missing child: Have you seen me?

Update June 14th: The missing toddler was found in Lumberton, NC this past Tuesday, June 12th. His mother has been arrested. Read more here, and the first report below via WPDE News Channel 15 ""They say Juanita Renea Cochran, 21, of Coward was...
5:08 am on Wednesday May 9, 2012

Join Us At The Joe!

Please join us Saturday, June 9th at 7pm as the Charleston RiverDogs face-off with the Savannah Sand Gnats. Florence Crittenton Programs will be the featured non-profit of the evening for Dogs For A Cause. Also, we will have a couple of great prizes...