Monday May 13
Post and Courier
Higher education reform moving slowly
Nikki Haley's spokesman Rob Godfrey said the governor "is fighting for accountability-based funding for South Carolina's public colleges and universities and believes that these institutions should be funded based upon their performance." Changing the way South Carolina pays for and evaluates its public colleges and universities isn't going to be ... (more)
Revitalization of downtown Florence full speed ahead
Florence City Manager Drew Griffin calls it the first key, private project as part of the redevelopment of downtown Florence.
FMU urges graduating seniors to look for jobs locally
Graduates from Francis Marion University are given the option to complete an employment survey before graduating.
College Signing: Darlington's Allie Duckworth
Darlington senior Allie Duckworth signed to play soccer at Francis Marion University on Thursday afternoon.
Wilson's grand slam lifts Young Harris over Francis Marion, 11-6
Michael Wilson's grand slam highlighted a six-run fifth inning as Francis Marion University defeated Young Harris College 11-6 in a Peach Belt Conference baseball game on Thursday evening at Zell B. Miller Field.
Camden Chronicle Independent
Gary named FMU hoops MVP
For the second time in as many years, Camden's Evrik Gary, was the recipient of the Howard Stokes Most Valuable Player Award at Francis Marion University.
The Union Daily Times
Ned C. Owings
Born May 22, 1940, Ned was the son of the late Ruby G. Owings, Sallie G. Morris and Clifford G. Morris.
NETC instructor recognized as Governor's Distinguished Professor of the Year
Contributed photo Pictured are, from left, Ron Bartley, president, of Northeastern Technical College, Marie Mackey, NETC biology instructor; and Herbert Watts, Chairman of the NETC Area Commission.