Florence welcomes holiday travelers
Hotel Florence celebrates its second holiday season on West Evans Street and the hotel has seen a 15 percent increase in reservations from last year at this time.
Degrees awarded at FMU commencement
Three hundred and five degrees were awarded during commencement exercise at Francis Marion University Saturday, Dec. 13.
Florence County seeing high number of flu cases
Florence County is among the top three counties in the state for confirmed flu cases.
Florence Police investigate secret shopper scam
A man, who wishes to remain unidentified, had seen an advertisement for a mystery shopper position online. He emailed the contact person then received an envelope in the mail with instructions and a check for $2,795, which was counterfeit.
Florence man charged with 20 counts of child sex charges
A Florence man has been arrested on 20 counts of child sex charges, according to SC Attorney General Alan Wilson.
Florence moves forward to change lower income neighborhoods
A plan to revitalize less-fortunate communities in the City of Florence is drawing a line of division within city limits. This is a project the city has been working on for two years, and on Monday, council members decided to adopt that plan.
Florence councilman to run for SC House seat
A Florence city councilman said he plans to file with the Republican party for the open SC House seat at the end of the month.
Florence parade rescheduled
The Florence Christmas parade has been rescheduled due to the chance of rainy weather, officials said. The parade will take place Sunday, December 21 at 3 p.m.
Fire does 'considerable damage' to home in Florence
Firefighters responded to a fire at a house in Florence Thursday morning, City of Florence Fire Marshal Ken Carr confirmed. The fire at the house in the 600 block of Spruce Street was called in at about 7:30 a.m., Carr said.
Family of 8 loses home to fire in Florence
Eight people are displaced after a fire destroyed a home in Florence.