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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 $163,900 which is roughly $80/per square foot. More Florence information.

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11 min ago | The News

Community & Faith, Sept. 17

St. Paul United Methodist Church, 3733 Thurgood Marshall Hwy., Kingstree, will be open for noonday prayer on Wednesdays. We invite anyone who wants to come in and spend time with God to stop by and pray as long as they would like.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

Myrtle Beach Online

Potential conflict could derail former Rep. Thad Viersa defense in money laundering case

Former state legislator Thad Viers has dropped his high-profile criminal defense lawyer and now wants to be represented by a public defender in his federal money laundering case, but a potential conflict of interest could leave Viers - at least temporarily - without legal representation. Michael Meetze, the public defender appointed to represent Viers, filed court documents last week stating that it could be a conflict for his office to represent the former Republican legislator from Socastee.

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TV Technology

CBS and Media General Sign Deal to Renew All Affiliation Agreements

CBS and Media General announced a comprehensive deal that renews all of Media General's existing station affiliation agreements. The agreement includes renewals for the following Media General affiliates: WRBL in Columbus, Ga.; WBTW in Florence, S.C.; WNCT in Greenville, N.C.; WHLT in Hattiesburg, Miss.; WJTV in Jackson, Miss.; WJHL-TV in Johnson City, Tenn.; KLFY in Lafayette, La.; WLNS-TV in Lansing, Mich.; WKRG-TV in Mobile, Ala.; KELO in Sioux Falls, S.D. ; KCLO in Rapid City, S.D.; and WSPA-TV in Spartanburg, S.C. Marci Ryvicker of Wells Fargo noted that Media General's affiliation agreements are set to expire Jan. 1, 2015.

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JD Supra

EEOC Sues McLeod Health for Disability Discrimination

McLeod Health, Inc., a South Carolina regional health care organization that operates several medical facilities around Florence, S.C., unlawfully subjected an employee to illegal medical examinations, forced her to go on leave and subsequently fired her because of her disability, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission charged in a lawsuit filed today. According to the EEOC's complaint, Cecelia Whitten has congenital orthopedic abnormalities that, since birth, have caused her to have difficulty standing for long periods, walking long distances and keeping her balance.

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WMBF

Florence man pleads guilty to killing ex-girlfriend

Doni Terelle Anderson, 48, pled guilty Monday to murder in the death of his ex-girlfriend Kendra Johnson, according to Florence County Solicitor Ed Clements. FLORENCE, SC A judge sentenced a Florence man to 35 years in prison for murdering his ex-girlfriend in February 2013.

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WMBF

Florence man drowns after car goes into lake

Divers have recovered the body of a 61-year-old Florence man from a South Carolina lake after his car went into the water. The Morning news of Florence reported Monday that Florence County Coroner Keith von Lutcken identified the victim as Eugene Ludington Epting III.

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Newberry Observer

Vocational Rehab is here to help

For those willing to get help and attention, Chad Ulmer said they first visit the Newberry location and information including their name and address, along with answering questions about issues they may have with substance abuse is taken down. For those willing to get help and attention, Chad Ulmer said they first visit the Newberry location and information including their name and address, along with answering questions about issues they may have with substance abuse is taken down.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

F&M Magazine

ESAB Cutting Systems Redesigns Website for North America

The site features a simple hierarchical structure, new drop down menus, and more robust search functionality to quickly find in-depth content and resources in the fewest clicks possible. ESAB Cutting Systems announces the launch of its redesigned website for North America.

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WMBF

Search resumes for submerged vehicle and possible occupants

At around 9:43 P.M. Saturday the West Florence Fire Department was called out to 1000 Troon Drive for a vehicle that apparently ended up in Lake Oakdale. When crews arrived the vehicle had completely submerged.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

WMBF

City leaders looking to expand The Boardwalk on the South end

Myrtle Beach, SC The talk of expanding The Boardwalk that stretches from 15th Avenue North to 2nd Avenue South is filling the mouths of city leaders lately. Right now the city is looking to add to the South end of The Boardwalk and extend it down to 3rd Avenue South.

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WMBF

A taste of Victor's

Florence's award-winning restaurant Victor's will host a sneak peek event for its new menu from 6-8 p.m. on Friday, September 19th. Tickets are A Taste of Victor's, which will be held at the restaurant at 126 West Evans Street in Florence, are $10 in advance or $15 at the door.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

WMBF

West Florence officials: Semi runs over SUV on I-95 in Florence County

An 18-wheeler has run over an SUV on I-95 in Florence County, according to West Florence Fire officials. CONWAY, SC The Coastal Carolina University's kickoff football game against South Carolina State on Saturday is officially sold out! Over 10,000 tickets were sold, and CCU's Mike Cawood says it The Coastal Carolina University's first home football game of the season against South Carolina State on Saturday is officially sold out! A Florence man accused of shooting his wife last June was found not guilty of attempted murder by a jury on Thursday, according to court records.

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FITSNews

Palmetto Power Shift: It's Hugh Leatherman's World

Years ago this website used to annually compile a list of the 100 most powerful South Carolina politicos until we realized most people had never heard of the vast majority of them . Anyway, a fixture on those scoresheets was S.C. Sen. Hugh Leatherman - a diminutive "Republican" from Florence, S.C. who has served in the South Carolina Senate for the last 33 years.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

FITSNews

GOP Lawmakers: McMaster Should Quit Racist County Club

Two GOP lawmakers want former S.C. Attorney General Henry McMaster - the party's nominee for lieutenant governor - to resign from a "whites only" country club in Columbia, S.C. S.C. Reps. Doug Brannon of Spartanburg and Kris Crawford of Florence told reporter Cassie Cope of The State newspaper that they believe McMaster's membership in the Forest Lake Country Club sends the wrong message to voters.

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Wed Sep 03, 2014

WMBF

'Outlaw Motorcycle Gang' rolls into Florence County Thursday

"To paraphrase one of my favorite philosophers, [Tyler Perry's] Madea, when people try to tell you who they are, you need to listen to them," said Major Michael Nunn with the Florence Sheriff's Office.

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CRN

Samsung Puts Galaxy Note 4, Galaxy Note Edge, Gear S Smartwatch On Display

The Samsung Galaxy Note 4 is the next step up from last year's release of the Galaxy Note 3, and comes with a 2.7GHz or 1.9GHz double quad-core processor behind a 5.7-inch AMOLED display, with 2,560 x 1,440 resolution.

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The Georgetown Times

SCDOT to hold information meeting

The South Carolina Department of Transportation has scheduled a Regional Public Information Meeting in Florence on Tues., Sept.

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Tue Sep 02, 2014

Myrtle Beach Online

Guild takes a seat a " many of them a " all for a CHAIR-itya

These two rocking horses are among the donations made for the Seacoast Artists Guild of South Carolina and its "CHAIR-ity" fundraiser, spanning September at several sites at The Market Common in Myrtle Beach.

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US News & World Report

3 Types of Insurance You Need - And 3 You Don't

While you should hold off on purchasing some types of insurance, investing in health, homeowners and auto insurance is a good idea.

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WMBF

Special primary election for Senate District 32 held Tuesday

Voters who live in the West Florence Fire District will choose five members of its first fire commission.

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