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Florence, South Carolina is located in Florence County. Zip codes in Florence, SC include 29502, 29506, and 29501. The median home price in Florence is $169,000 which is roughly $79/per square foot. More Florence information.

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Local news for Florence, SC continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

Thursday | The Charlotte Observer

SC toddler's parents charged in hot-car death

FLORENCE, S.C. A South Carolina couple arrested on neglect charges after leaving their kid in a hot car told police that they forgot the toddler was in the vehicle when they returned home from church, according to reports obtained by The Associated Press on Thursday.

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Thursday | WMBF

Florence looks to revitalize some of its neighborhoods

Florence is currently working on a plan to remove dilapidated properties, increase home ownership, and make North, North West and East Florence an attractive place to live.

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Thursday | WMBF

'Myrtle Manor' set to film its third season in August

The reality show features the 'colorful residents' in the 'five-star trailer park' of Myrtle Manor, according to its website.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

WMBF

Parents charged in death of 13-month-old left in hot car

Joe and Ruthene Kennedy, of Florence, were arrested by Florence County Sheriff's Office officials on Wednesday, June 9. The pair posted bond and was released a short time after they were booked.

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WMBF

Myrtle Beach hosts South Carolina's largest garage sale

The Garage sale will take place Saturday, September 6, 2014 from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center on 2101 North Oak Street.

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WMBF

2 arrested after infant brought to hospital with brain injuries

A Florence man and woman were arrested Wednesday two months after they brought a six-week-old infant suffering seizures to the hospital; investigators allege the infant suffered non-accidental brain injuries consistent with trauma.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

WPDE

Trust building starting to come down

Crews knocked down a portion of the roof of the 97-year-old Trust building Monday, as they work to demolish it.

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WPDE

Man wanted for attempted murder

Florence police said they have warrants to charge Antoinne Hines with Attempted Murder, Felon In Possession of a Weapon, and Possession of a Weapon During the Commission of a Crime after they say he fired shots into a car on Tobin Drive in Florence last weekend trying to kill a man.

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WMBF

Florence officials search for attempted murder suspect

A man is on the run after police say he shot at a man sitting in a car on Brunson Street.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

WMBF

Crash closes lanes of Highway 17 Business in Georgetown County

MYRTLE BEACH, SC A tropical storm warning has been issued for Horry and Georgetown counties.

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Mon Jun 30, 2014

WMBF

Independence Day Celebrations 2014

Looking to celebrate Independence Day holiday with fireworks or a festival? Check out these events going on across the Grand Strand and Pee Dee.

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Thu Jun 26, 2014

Cheraw Chronicle

Lyle Lovett to play at Francis Marion U.

Lyle Lovett and his Large Band are headed to Florence for a show at the Francis Marion University Performing Arts Center Aug. 30. Lovett's appearance continues the performing arts center's recent string of big-name acts.

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WMBF

FPD searches for credit card fraud suspect

A woman is wanted for credit card fraud in Florence. Police are seeking the public's help in identifying her.

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Wed Jun 25, 2014

WMBF

Florence to host dedication of Roy Adams Breezeway

The City of Florence will hold the dedication for the Roy Adams Breezeway Monday at noon in the Breezeway on 160 West Evans Street.

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CBS Local

Fort Worth Murder Suspects Captured In South Carolina

A couple suspected of murdering a Fort Worth man has been captured and arrested more than a thousand miles away from the crime scene.

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Charleston City Paper

Latta mayor hires new police chief after town votes to override him

Former Latta Police Chief Crystal Moore was fired by Mayor Earl Bullard on April 15. Town Council has been fighting to bring her back, but the mayor pulled a surprise move this morning and hired a new chief.

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WMBF

Florence to host dedication of Roy Adams Breezeway

The City of Florence will hold the dedication for the Roy Adams Breezeway Monday at noon in the Breezeway on 160 West Evans Street.

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Tue Jun 24, 2014

WMBF

WFHS Football Coach carries new title as athletic director

West Florence High School named a new athletic director at its meeting June 12. WFHS Football Coach Trey Woodberry now carries the title, after t He shall maintain his coaching duties and continue to serve both as head football coach as well as athletic director at West Florence.

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WMBF

VIDEO: Alligator photobombs man taking selfie on bicycle

It's not every day that an alligator photobombs a selfie, but that's exactly what happened to Steve Spell.

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CBS Local

Fort Worth Murder Suspects Captured In South Carolina

A couple suspected of murdering a Fort Worth man has been captured and arrested more than a thousand miles away from the crime scene.

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