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Stories with place: Florence
  • Archaeologists pluck 3 Civil War cannons from river site story has photos
    Updated: Sep-29-15 1:18 pm

    COLUMBIA, South Carolina - A team of South Carolina archaeologists plucked three cast iron Civil War cannons from the Pee Dee River on Tuesday and marveled that 150 years in the muck hadn't done major damage to the weapons.

  • Speakers favor wording on WWI veterans plaque in Florence 
    Updated: Sep-24-15 9:23 am

    FLORENCE, South Carolina - Speakers who attended a public hearing favor keeping the words "white" and "colored" on a plaque memorializing men from Florence who died in the First World War.

  • New area code for SC means changes in dialing 
    Updated: Sep-11-15 9:13 am

    FLORENCE, South Carolina - South Carolina is getting a new area code next month but customers will see some changes beginning next week.

  • SC agency to help stage 2-day preparedness exercise 
    Updated: Sep-09-15 4:01 am

    FLORENCE, South Carolina - The South Carolina Emergency Management Division is joining local, state, federal and private sector organizations in conducting a two-day, long-term recovery exercise as part of an ongoing nuclear emergency preparedness series.