Grandma’s weapon of choice

In Sunday drives’ heyday, air conditioning was gaining momentum but you’d be hard pressed to find air-conditioned stores and homes in rural areas.

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Clemson facemask research continues in quest to help reduce brain injuries

Football helmets have evolved since first introduced about 100 years ago. But could football helmets be made even safer? A Clemson research team believes so.

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Commemorating the legacy:  Francis Marion to host 21st  Annual MLK Celebration
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Commemorating the legacy: Francis Marion to host 21st Annual MLK Celebration

Francis Marion University’s annual remembrance Martin Luther King celebration will be held Thursday, Jan. 17, in Chapman Auditorium on the FMU campus. The Greater Florence Chamber of Commerce is co-sponsor of the event. The event, which brings together both the region and the FMU family to celebrate King his legacy in the field of civil and human rights, will begin at 6:15 p.m. with a candlelight march. The march begins on the front...

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Private individuals’ financial records fair game under S.C. House bill

Private citizens could be forced to testify before and turn over their financial records to S.C. House or Senate committees under a House bill filed for the new legislative session that started Jan. 8.

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Don’t just feed them, fix them
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Don’t just feed them, fix them

The Darlington County Humane Society (DCHS), operating the Darlington County Animal Shelter, took in just over 3,100 dogs and cats in 2018.

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Hartsville High names new head track and field coach

Toyinda Smith will be the new head coach for girls and boys track and field teams, Hartsville High School (HHS) announced during a press conference Jan. 8. Smith previously served as co-head coach of the teams and brings years of track and field experience to the Red Foxes. She attended Purdue University, where she competed in track and field, and won the 1999 NCAA Division I Women’s Indoor National Championship in the 20-pound weight...

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