Raceway to host blood drive

Another tradition returns to Darlington Raceway, for the first time since 2015, as the track will partner with the South Carolina Blood Services Region of the American Red Cross to host a Blood Drive May 21 from 2-7 p.m. From 2005-15, the track hosted an annual blood drive event, which experienced success by collecting thousands of units of blood. Each donated unit can potentially save the lives of up to three recipients. “This is a...

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Coker College’s Acrobatics and Tumbling team inks first signee  in program history
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Coker College’s Acrobatics and Tumbling team inks first signee in program history

The Coker College Acrobatics and Tumbling team has added the first recruit in the history of the program as Kaylyn Chilton signed to compete for the Cobras. The Cordova, Ala., native lettered in cheerleading at Cordova High School and her team finished as state champions along with ending the year fourth in the nation. In the classroom, Chilton has been named to the honor roll on four occassions, as well as being a member of the...

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Capitol Report

The House returned S.455, the “Armed Service Members and Spouses Professional and Occupational Licensing Act,” to the Senate with amendments.

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Two graduates receive FMU’s  prestigious Blackwell Award
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Two graduates receive FMU’s prestigious Blackwell Award

Francis Marion University graduates Presley Hucks and Courtney Smith received the William H. Blackwell Award during spring commencement exercises at the Smith Center May 4. The Blackwell Award is named in memory of the founding chairman of the FMU Foundation and is presented to the undergraduate student, or students, in a particular graduating class with the highest academic achievement, as reflected through grade point average, for...

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A CareSouth doctor ‘was able to help me get my life back,’ Hartsville native says

From trouble walking to getting back to regular life, Jennifer Rockholt is a success story. A little more than a year ago, Rockholt was having trouble walking, standing for extended periods of time or even getting up out of a chair due to major back pain. Now, after extensive care with CareSouth Carolina’s chiropractor, Dr. Johnathan Davis, Rockholt is able to stand, walk and maintain proper posture. Rockholt was referred to Davis...

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Group needs plastic Easter eggs for next year’s event

The Family Mission Center needs plastic Easter eggs for next year’s Community Helicopter Egg Drop/Special Needs Egg Hunt at Darlington Middle School. Many eggs used in the recent event are cracked and can’t be reused. There are two white plastic containers at 1206 Harry Byrd Highway across from Raceway Grill for egg collection.

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