Florence Newswire (Page 6)

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  1. Florence One District offering single-unit restrooms to ensure student privacyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2016 | WMBF

    FLORENCE, SC The Florence One School District has identified two single-unit restrooms in its middle and high schools to provide the possibility for privacy, according to a press release. This announcement comes after an Obama administration directive that states public schools must permit transgender students to use bathrooms and locker rooms consistent with their chosen gender identity, the Associated Press reported.

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  2. Eight Pee Dee students graduate high school and collegeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2016 | WMBF

    Eight high school students in the Pee Dee will receive their Associate of Arts degree even before they graduate from high school. All eight completed the early college honors program from Florence Darlington Technical College and walked across the stage at the Florence Civic Center Thursday evening.

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  3. Veronica Thomas named International Scholar LaureateRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2016 | WMBF

    FLORENCE, SC Veronica Thomas, a M.Ed Instructional Technology graduate student at Coastal Carolina University, has been recently named International Scholar Laureate for her exemplary academic performance and community engagement. Thomas has been chosen to participate in the International Scholar Laureate program Delegation on International Relations and Diplomacy in South Africa.

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  4. Florence approves development of west-end subdivisionRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2016 | WMBF

    A piece of land running along Pine Needles Road will be the spot for the upcoming development, which is going to be called The Grove at Ebenezer. Florence Mayor Stephen Wukela said the tract of land is 240 acres and lies between Interstate 95, Pine Needles Road and U.S. 76. The development is so large and unique that the city had to put it into its own planned development district.

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  5. Summer jobs for young people don't have to be from 9 to 5Read the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2016 | WMBF

    Summer jobs for young people don't have to be from 9 to 5 - WMBFNews.com, Myrtle Beach/Florence SC, Weather Jenny Martin with Southern Savers offers some ideas for young people to make money outside of working a regular 9 to 5. Does a young person in your home need a summer job once school is out? Jenny Martin with Southern Savers says they don't have to be at places or in positions that only offer a 9 to 5 schedule. Jenny offers these ideas for ways to make money: Help the Elderly -Ask any local elderly respite care centers if they know of anyone needing odd jobs or even a sitter this summer.

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  6. Seeking donations: Florence clamps down on donation boxesRead the original story

    May 11, 2016 | WMBF

    The city of Florence is cracking down on the number of unattended donation bins where people can recycle old clothing and shoes. The Morning News of Florence reports that city council is concerned that many of the boxes are placed by for-profit businesses.

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  7. More details emerge about Florence Civic Center expansionRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2016 | WMBF

    Construction is set to begin soon in the area around the Civic Center on Radio Drive. Both the city of Florence and Florence County are giving $7 million each to the project.

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  8. Crews rerouting traffic on Hwy 165 in Ravenel following accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2016 | WMBF

    Authorities say the incident is on Hwy 165 and Hyde Park Road where a car collided with a utility pole. Emergency officials say the utility pole appears to be unstable, and SCE&G utility workers are responding to the scene.

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  9. Memorial being held for Hilton Head boy who lost battle with cancerRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2016 | WMBF

    Hundreds of people are gathering to celebrate the life of a Hilton Head boy who passed away one week ago. Alex Arrieta was only 11 years old but his family and friends say he inspired thousands of people since he was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia last year.

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  10. Florence police seek to identify person of interestRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2016 | WMBF

    FLORENCE, SC Florence police are working to identify a person following an incident that occurred at the Super Wal-Mart on Beltline Drive early Tuesday morning. Florence Police Maj.

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  11. Florence police, public works lines down temporarily Monday nightRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2016 | WMBF

    FLORENCE, SC The phone lines for the Florence Police Department and the city's public works department will be down from 7 to 11 p.m., on Monday, according to FPD Maj.

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  12. Storms cause widespread power outagesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2016 | WMBF

    Many problems should be fixed and your lights should be back on by Noon on Sunday, according to Duke Power. One man is confirmed dead after a mobile-home fire in Longs Friday night.

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  13. Students punished for senior prank at Stringer Attendance CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2016 | WMBF

    During a prank at Laurel High School , students ran out of class with a radio and the hallway was transformed into a dance floor. "27 students pulled a prank of going into the school after hours and placing balloons and also cups that spell out 2016," Buckley said.

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  14. Dogs don't like hugs, according to a new studyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2016 | WMBF

    Those with dogs know the warm, loving feeling that opening the door and giving your canine companion a welcoming hug can give the owner but, new research suggests those hugs might be stressing dogs out. Dr. Stanley Coren, a professor at the University of British Columbia, penned a article for Psychology Today that suggests hugging your dog increases its stress levels.

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  15. Troopers investigating fatal Union Co. crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2016 | WMBF

    FLORENCE, SC - Florence County Emergency Management will be hosting its first CERT Basic Training Course June 3 through June 5 to give participants the opportunity to receive hands on training and to learn how to work as a team in their neighborhood in the event of an emergency.

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  16. March for Babies comes to the Greater Pee Dee areaRead the original story

    Apr 30, 2016 | WMBF

    FLORENCE, SC Many participants were prepared to lace up their shoes and march for babies on April 30, 2016 at 9:30 a.m. on the front lawn of McLeod Health and Fitness Center, in efforts to support preemies in the area. March for Babies brings together people who share a passion for improving the health of babies.

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  17. One person ejected after two-car collision in Florence, 7 patients found on sceneRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2016 | WMBF

    FLORENCE, SC Seven patients were found after a two-car collision on Interstate 95 in Florence on Friday afternoon where one vehicle overturned, ejecting a passenger, according to the West Florence Fire Department. The department was dispatched to the reported collision at 3:17 p.m. with one engine, one rescue truck, and six firefighters, stated Captain Anthony Fox.

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  18. Man arrested in connection with Florence stabbingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2016 | WMBF

    Shaquille Stanley, 23, remained in the Florence County Detention Center Friday afternoon on the aforementioned charge under no bond, according to information on the jail's website. Stanley is accused of stabbing a man in the head during an incident that took place in the 400 block of South Church Street, according to Florence Police Maj.

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  19. Florence youth group leader charged with criminal sexual conduct with minorRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2016 | WMBF

    FLORENCE, SC A Florence youth group leader was arrested Friday morning on allegations of criminal sexual conduct with a minor. Leo LaSalle Commissions, 20, was booked into the Florence County Detention Center on the charge of third-degree criminal sexual conduct with a minor.

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  20. Police release sketch of Lake View murder suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2016 | WMBF

    DILLON COUNTY, SC Lake View Police have released a sketch of a murder suspect wanted for the April 12 shooting that left a 40-year-old man dead, and his 14-year-old nephew injured. Police arrived at Shady Circle at about 1 a.m., and found one person lying outside the home, while the injured 14-year-old was located inside, according to Lake View Police Chief Wayne Campbell. 1 comment

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