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VOL. 36, NO. 42

Black Creek BioBlitz celebrated DARLINGTON – The Pee Dee Land Trust welcomed a gathering of conservation-minded supporters and neighbors on Sept. 25 to its Louise and Woods Dargan Preserve on the southeast side of Darlington to celebrate the Black Creek BioBlitz and unveil its new kiosk and picnic area. More than 600 area children from third through 12th grades participated in the Black Creek BioBlitz as “environmental detectives,” using their natural skills to help the land trust identify native wildlife and vegetation at the 217-acre nature preserve. Over the last year, a total of 25 groups from public and private schools, home schoolers, YMCA and other camps, 4-H clubs, Boys and Girls Clubs, and others participated in the BioBlitz, and each student received a Certificate of Excellence in Citizen Science for their work. The students were successful in identifying more than 32 species of trees, shrubs, plants, and fungi, and 83 species of reptiles, amphibians, birds, mammals, and insects. The project was funded by grants from the Wells Fargo Foundation and the Duke Energy Foun-

DARGAN PRESERVE UNVEILS PICNIC AREA AND NEW KIOSK dation, and representatives from both companies were on hand to

honor the work of the students and participate in the ribbon-cutting for

the new kiosk.

Clemson Pee Dee REC boosts speciality crop research

NEIGHBORS NAME: Mary Wiggins, FAMILY: Three children, four grand-

By Scott Miller, Clemson Public Service, Agriculture

children Massive, five-pound sweet potatoes being grown at the Clemson University Pee Dee Research and Education Center in Florence could give South Carolina farmers an edge in potato production for canneries. Clemson Extension specialist Tony Melton is testing the fertility needed to grow sweet potatoes five times the size of the average onepound potato grown in South Carolina. He’s also testing control methods for nematodes, which can destroy sweet potatoes, and is growing on a 120-day maturity schedule, rather than the current 90 days. “We’re trying to get a higher yield for our growers and a better potato for our cannery, which won’t lose as much in peeling with these huge potatoes,” Melton said.

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DO YOU REMEMBER?

FRESHMAN BASKETBALL TEAM AT FLORENCE HIGH SCHOOL IN 1919. Team members include Epps Jones, Mamie Haigh, Catherine Harper, Julie Brunson, Claude Gregg, Louise Williamson, Mary Elizabeth Wysong, Marie Ragsdale, captain, and Johnnie Claire Harrell. Photo from the school yearbook.

Sweet Potato Fest kicks off with Yam Jam DARLINGTON – Kicking off South Carolina’s Sweet Potato Festival weekend, the Darlington Downtown Revitalization Association (DDRA) presents the revival of the Yam Jam on Friday, Oct. 7. The beach music concert from 6 to 9 p.m. at Palmetto Office Furniture, 308 S. Main St., in downtown Darlington features music by The Recollections Band opening for Jim Quick and the Coastline Band with emcee, Dan E. Lockemy. Sponsors include Dedicated Community Bank, Cumulus Broadcasting, Community Broadcasters, Pepsi of Florence, WBTW News 13, City of Darlington, and iHeart Media.

Food and beverages will be available for purchase. Limited seating will be available for disabled and elderly. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased in advance at Palmetto Office Furniture, Darlington Library, 204 N. Main St., and City Hall, 400 Pearl St., as well as at the door. Proceeds benefit the DDRA’s revitalization efforts. The main parking area will be on Planters Drive, thanks to Georgia Pacific, with handicap parking at Palmetto Office Furniture’s rear entry off Dargan Street. The Yam Jam concert has not been seen since the days of the Jaycees in the early 1990s and earlier.

“We are excited to bring back this tradition and expand the Sweet Potato Festival weekend to increase its impact on our business community,” says Lisa Chalian-Rock, director of the DDRA. The headliner, Jim Quick, has toured the Southeast for more than 15 years, and has released more than 11 albums including his newest, “Down South.” The Recollections Band is a sevenpiece band featuring multiple lead vocalists including a dynamic female lead. Specializing in Carolina Beach Music and Rhythm and Blues the band offers a variety of other genres to satisfy and please all age groups and audiences.

SWEET POTATOES FROM PAGE 1A The result will be greater profits for all involved. The sweet potato project is part of a new 20-acre research plot on the Pee Dee REC focused on highvalue specialty vegetable production. Specialty vegetables provide opportunity for row-crop farmers looking to sell to local markets where prices are less subject to global competition, and they’re particularly attractive to emerging farmers because they require less capital investment than row-crop farming. These vegetables can be grown year round to be sold at local farmers’ markets, grocery stores, restaurants and the

cannery in Effingham. “We are hoping to encourage a return to vegetable farming in the Pee Dee to give producers alternatives to commodity crops like corn, to better utilize the previous tobacco lands that are still underutilized in many cases, and to encourage new and beginning farmers to get started with less land and equipment-intensive crops,” said Matt Smith, director of the Pee Dee Research and Education Center. As part of that project, Melton also is working to breed a new butterbean variety that can be grown during the summer. Most butter-

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bean plants only produce during the cooler spring and fall seasons. Melton’s 20acre plot also includes tests on various methods of irrigation and pest control. Five acres are devoted to organic growing practices, as well. Melton’s work was on display during the recent field day at Pee Dee REC, which also opened its newly renovated John B. Pitner Center. The $7 million renovation includes a stronger network for data transfer, state-of-the-art equipment, more collaborative space and new labs for the Advanced Plant Technology program. Nearly 300 farmers and other attendees gathered for the field day to learn tips on growing cotton, soybeans, corn, grain sorghum and other crops. During the field day, scientists with Clemson, the Natural Resources Con-

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servation Service and the U.S. Department of Agriculture provided researchbased tips on reducing nitrogen applications without affecting yield and planting cover crops to improve soil health and reduce input costs. Clemson and USDA scientists also updated attendees on new crop varieties under development with tolerance to drought, disease and pests, and offered growers a look at trees and grasses that can be grown for conversion into liquid biofuels. Dillon County farmer Keith Allen said he relies greatly on the Pee Dee REC’s variety trials that inform growers which crop varieties perform best in South Carolina’s distinct climate and soil types. “We farmers just can’t do that kind of research,” he said.

Mike Wolfe, Frank Fritz and their team are excited to return to South Carolina. They plan to film episodes of the hit series “American Pickers” throughout the region this fall. “American Pickers” is a documentary series that explores the fascinating world of antique ‘picking’ on History. The hit show follows Mike and Frank, two of the most skilled pickers in the business, as they hunt for America’s most valuable antiques. They are always excited to find sizeable, unique collections and learn the interesting stories behind them. As they hit the back roads from coast to coast, Mike and Frank are on a mission to recycle and rescue forgotten relics. Along the way, the Pickers want to meet characters with remarkable and exceptional items. The pair hopes to give historically significant objects a new lease on life, while learning a thing or two about America’s past along the way. Mike and Frank have seen a lot of rusty gold over the years and are always looking to discover something they’ve never seen before. They are ready to find extraordinary items and hear fascinating tales about them. American Pickers is looking for leads and would love to explore your hidden treasure. If you or someone you know has a large, private collection or accumulation of antiques that the Pickers can spend the better part of the day looking through, send us your name, phone number, location and description of the collection with photos to: americanpickers@cineflix.com or call 855-old-rust. American Pickers is produced by Cineflix Productions for History. New episodes air Wednesdays at 9 p.m. EST on History.

Deaths Brown, Johnnie Mae, 49, Darlington, died on Sept. 22, Kistler Hardee Funeral Home. Carnell, Vivian Yarborough, 82, died Sept. 28, Cain Calcutt-Stephens Funeral Home, Dowling, John F., 69, died Sept. 28, Stoudenmire-Dowling Funeral Home. Frierson, Karl Paul, died Sept, 27, Smith Funeral Home. Gordon, Michael, died Sept. 26 Ideal Funeral Parlor. Graham, Autry R., 77, died Sept. 27, Belk Funeral Home. Kirkland, Willie C. died Sept. 26, Peoples Funeral Home. Locklair, Marshall McIver “Mickey,” 61, died Sept. 28, Kistler Hardee Funeral Home. Lundy, Lloyd, died Sept. 17, Smith Funeral Home. McKay, Stephen Dewey, 68, died Sept. 19, Cain Calcutt-Stephens Funeral Home. Olds, Dorothy, 96, died Sept. 28, Cain CalcuttStephens Funeral Home, Parker, Charles Russell

Sr., 63, died Sept. 29, Waters Powell Funeral Home. Psillos, Joanna Ethel, died Oct. 2, Belk Funeral Home. Sallack, Myles, J., 91, died Sept.24, Cain CalcuttStephens Funeral Home Small, Clifford “Bo” E., 75, Darlington, died Sept. 27, Belk Funeral Home. Stalling, Terry Lee, 55, died Sept. 27, Waters-Powell Funeral Home. Taylor, Adeen Wiggins, 80, died Sept. 27, Waters-Powell Funeral Home. Turner, Margaret Salisbury, died Sept. 26, Dukes Harley Funeral Home in Orangeburg. Warr, Joyce Gertrude Tolson., died Sept. 28, LaytonAnderson Funeral Home. Watford, Juanita Haynes, 90, died Sept. 29, Stoudenmire-Dowling Funeral Home. Wiggins, James Robert, 68, died Sept. 30, Cain Calcutt-Stephens Funeral Home. Wingate, Rosanna “Rose” died Sept. 23, Ideal Funeral Parlor.

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Animal rescue team hosting yard sale The Lucky Dog Animal Rescue Team South Carolina is having a yard sale on Saturday, Oct. 8, from 7 a.m. to noon. It will be held outside at Highland Park UMC, 1300 Second Loop Road Donations welcome from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Friday Oct. 7. Accessories such as outerwear and shoes appreciated, but no clothing please! Look for us inside the double doors on the Rutledge Ave. side of the church. Need help with pick up or an earlier drop off? Contact Kay at 803-553-1041.

Health screenings Bethea Retirement Community will host a free health screenings event sponsored by Francis Marion University nursing students on Wednesday, Oct. 12, 1 to 3 p.m. in the Bethea Fellowship Hall.

Kimbrell’s new manager enjoys making customers happy BY BRENDA HARRISON Editor of The News Journal Florence, S.C. Mike Ellis, the new store manager at Kimbrell’s Furniture-Appliances-Electronics, is no stranger to the area. Employed with the Florence store for 26 years, he has progressed from collections and sales. Ellis became the store manager in July. “It’s a challenge with all the other responsibilities,” he admitted, but he feels up to the challenge. Ellis says he is still a salesman at heart. “I like to greet customers and try to take care of their needs. It’s in my blood,” he said, adding when not busy in the office, he is on the sales floor. Mike is a native of Shelby, N.C. He is married to Chilton and they have three grown children and one grandchild. Kimbrell’s operates 56 stores in South and North Carolina and one in Georgia.

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tion of your paycheck automatically deposited into your checking account, with the rest going into your brokerage account. From your checking account, an automated bill payment service could transfer funds to pay your monthly obligations, such as your mortgage or car payment. The funds in your brokerage account can automatically be applied to your investment plan. As an added bonus, this type of account may offer consolidated statements, which can help you stay organized. Contact your investment professional for more strategies to make investing easier. Article provided by Frank J. “John” Brand III, a Financial Advisor with Stifel, Nicolaus & Company, Incorporated, Member SIPC and New York Stock Exchange, who can be contacted in the Florence office at (843) 665-7599.

MIKE ELLIS, NEW STORE MANAGER AT KIMBRELL’S FURNITURE, APPLIANCES AND ELECTRONICS IN THE SHOWROOM The Florence store features furniture for the bedroom, living room, den and dining room, large appliances and

electronics. There is also a separate Clearance Center featuring markdowns. There are always items

on sale, Ellis said, adding “If it is not on sale, I’m going to put it on sale regardless.” Currently, Kimbrell’s is

offering a seven-piece living room set, which includes a sofa, love seat, coffee table, two end tables and accessories, for $999.99. Delivery and setup is offered by appointment. The store offers in-house financing and other payment options. They are equipped to work with all kinds of credit scores. For instance, customers can set up a payment draft without a credit check. “The main reason our customers still keep coming back is we try to keep payments as simple as possible,” said Ellis. Kimbrell’s, located at 1639 W. Palmetto St., is open from 10 a.m. until 8 p.m., Mondays through Saturdays. Phone number is 843-662-5219.

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Sydney Hill named Commended Student Sydney E. Hill of TrinityByrnes Collegiate School has been named a Commended Student in the 2017 National Merit Scholarship Program. A Letter of Commendation from the school and National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC), which conducts the program, will be presented by Principal Edward Hoffman, to this scholastically talented senior.

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A sobering look beyond the election By Lee H. Hamilton This campaign year has been full of twists and turns. We don’t know what’s going to happen tomorrow, let alone on November 8. So talking about what comes afterward seems premature. But it’s been on my mind a lot, because I’m worried. This is not about who wins the presidency. I’m concerned about the aftermath of this campaign season and how hard it’s going to be for our next set of elected officials, from the President on down, to govern. Let’s start with the belief expressed by a lot of people – including some candidates – that the system is “rigged.” This is a perilous way to treat the country’s political system; it sows distrust in future election results, de-legitimizes winners, and undermines the government’s credibility. If the charge takes hold, it will put political stability at risk. We all have criticisms to make of the system. We know it doesn’t work perfectly and that there’s no shortage of challenges the nation needs to address. But to convey the impression that the whole system is rigged is dangerous and risky. Without a basic foundation of trust, representative government crumbles. Instead of taking aim at “the system,” we could instead focus our criticism on a more substantive target: politicians, including the two presidential candidates, who have failed to serve us well in their debate on the economy. Much of the debate has revolved around immigration, trade, and other issues of the moment. These are not unimportant, but they’re not the heart of the matter. The real issue – the one that politicians have proffered few solutions for – is that the economy is not working for most people. True, there’s been some improvement in the lot of middle-income earners, but the fundamental issue that economists of all stripes have been warning us about remains. This is that we face significant structural problems, driven not so much by foreign competition and immigrant workers, but by advancing technology and globalization. Our real economic challenge, in other words, is how to provide meaningful work and good wages to tens of millions of clerks, accountants, factory workers and service providers whose jobs are disappearing because of robots, machine learning, and other irreversible changes in how work is accomplished. Politicians need to place much more emphasis on economic growth, which is the key that unlocks many doors and is the preferred course to ease the anxiety and cynicism abroad in the country. Growth should be the central aim of economic policy, and how to achieve it should be the focus of the policy debate. The problem is, this election isn’t providing us with a substantial policy debate. We’ve heard plenty about personality, vision, and the alleged dirty dealing of people on the other side. Serious debate about policy approaches has been replaced by sound bites signifying... well, not very much. Indeed, if anything characterizes this election, it’s the politics of personal destruction. Demonizing the opponent has become the central concern of many campaigns, up and down the political ladder. This approach is toxic for democratic institutions and political culture. We have to be able to disagree in this country on matters of great import and controversy without tearing into and trying to destroy the opposition. We have always had – and should have – vigorous partisanship. But today, politicians prefer hunkering down with their fellow believers and party members and circling the wagons. This makes it very hard to get negotiations going, which is the only way to make the system work. All of this – the attacks on the system, the lack of meaningful debate about improving Americans’ economic future, the generally substance-free nature of the campaign, the politics of demonization – will make it very hard for whoever wins office to govern well. The anger, frustration, cynicism and outright pessimism that we’re seeing in this election cycle will not miraculously dissipate on Election Day. It used to be that when a president came into office, a substantial majority of the American people gave him the benefit of the doubt, and with it an extended period in which to get things done. I don’t believe that’s going to happen after this election. And all Americans will be worse off as a result.

Lee Hamilton is a Senior Advisor for the Indiana University Center on Representative Government; a Distinguished Scholar, IU School of Global and International Studies; and a Professor of Practice, IU School of Public and Environmental Affairs. He was a member of the U.S. House of Representatives for 34 years.

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Famous firsts you may not know Jefferson Long 1870 – First black elected to U.S. House of Representatives, Georgia.

Ann Franklin 1762 – First woman to hold the title of newspaper editor, “The Newport Mercury” in Newport, RI. Henry Laurens, Charleston, S.C. statesman 1792 – First formal cremation in US. He left instructions in his will. Mary Kies 1809 – First woman to be issued a US patent. She was granted a patent for the rights to a technique for weaving straw with silk and thread to make bonnets. Mary Lyon 1837 – Founded 1st woman’s college in US, Mt. Holyoke College. William Henry Harrison 1841 – First US president to die in office. At 32 days, he also had the shortest term in office.

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ical degree in US. (from the Medical Institution of Geneva, N.Y.) Lucy Hobbs Taylor 1867 – First woman in the US to become a certified dentist. Ebenezer D. Bassett 1869 – First black U.S. diplomat, minister-resident to Haiti. Arabella Mansfield 1869 –First woman lawyer. A year later, Ada H. Kepley, of Illinois, graduates from the Union College of Law in Chicago. She is the first woman lawyer to graduate from a law school.

Elizabeth Blackwell 1849 – First woman to receive med-

Hiram Revels 1870 – First black US Senator. He completed the term of Mississippi Senator Jefferson Davis, who had resigned to become president of the Confederacy. Lucy Walker 1871 – First woman to successfully climb the Matterhorn in Switzerland. Victoria Woodhall 1872 – First woman to run for President of the US. Herbert Hoover 1874 – First US President born west of the Mississippi. Louis Henry Sullivan 1891 – Architect of 10 story Wainwright Building, the first skyscraper.

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The New South Carolina, Part 1: The People By Phil Noble This is the first of a threepart series on how new demographics, economy and politics trends are changing South Carolina. There is a New South Carolina being born. You can see evidence of it in a recent Time Magazine special issue featuring the 100 Most Influential. There are four South Carolinians in the magazine – two were chosen among the 100 Most Influential and two were chosen to write short profiles. Who they are and what they wrote says a lot about our state and who we are becoming – the New South Carolina. How were they chosen? Editor Nancy Gibbs said, “One way or the other they each embody a breakthrough; they broke the rules, broke the record, broke the silence, broke the boundaries to reveal what we’re capable of… each in their own way have lessons to teach.” So who are the four South Carolinians and what are the lessons they have to teach us? The first is Gov. Nikki Haley, a 21st Century South Carolinian. When she was chosen for the list it got lots of media attention, as well it should. She was pictured seated at a big desk surrounded by a crowd of former governors, politicians and church people as she held a pen to sign the bill to take down the Confederate flag. Haley was born in Barnwell to Indian immigrant parents. She grew up different – not white not black – with all the challenges that brought. From childhood she worked in the family clothing business and she graduated from Clemson with a degree in accounting. Her husband has a military career as an officer and they have two beautiful children. She’s got a wicked sense of humor, she’s smart and gritty and she made her way to success in the bare knuckle world of South Carolina politics. She was born a Sheik, is now a

member of the Mt. Horeb United Methodist Church and is a Republican. Sen. Lindsey Graham wrote the tribute to Haley. After citing the challenges she and our state faced with the Emanuel and Walter Scott shootings and the 1,000 year flood, he said “…Gov. Haley led with determination, grace and compassion… From shaking up the system to providing kindness and understanding to the individuals and families affected by these tragedies, she put a face on South Carolina that we are all extremely proud of.” Graham is a traditional South Carolinian; his family roots are in South Carolina. He was born in Central to a hard scrabble family and from childhood he worked in the family business – a restaurant-bar-pool hall-liquor store named the Sanitary Café. Both of his parents died when he was young; he went to USC Law School and had a military career as an officer. He has a deep and wide streak of ‘don’t tread on me… you can go straight to Hell’ South Carolina red neck independence. He’s got a wicked sense of humor, he’s smart, gritty and he made his own way to success in the bare knuckle world of South Carolina and national politics. He’s single, a member of the Corinth Baptist Church and is a Republican. The second 21st Century South Carolinian featured in the magazine is probably the most famous South Carolinian that you have never heard of – at least if you are over 35 years old. He’s actor, writer and stand-up comedian Aziz Ansari. He was pictured standing in a white suit against a white background holding a bouquet of wilted purple flowers. Ansari was born in Columbia into a Muslim family from India; his father was a doctor. He grew up in Bennettsville and went to the S.C. Governor’s School for Science and Math. Like so many bright young folks, he left

South Carolina and landed at New York University’s Stern School of Business where he majored in marketing. He began doing stand-up comedy in New York and his big break came when he stared in NBC’s comedy Parks and Recreation from 2009–2015. Now he plays Dev Shah on the Netflix series Master of None; Ansari created, writes, and stars in the show. The New York Times called it “the year’s best comedy straight out of the gate.” In 2015, he wrote a hot best-selling book, Modern Romance: An Investigation. He was deeply moved by the Boston Marathon Bombing in 2013 and he performed a benefit concert for the victims and their families. He’s got a wicked sense of humor, he’s smart, gritty and he made his own way to success in the bare knuckle world of big time television and media. He’s single, was raised a Muslim and is now an atheist and is a Democrat. The fourth South Carolinian in the magazine is traditional South Carolinian Jennifer Pinckney, wife of Rev. Clementa Pinckney who was killed in the Emanuel Nine shooting. She is African American and her family roots are in South Carolina; she grew up in the rural area around Aiken and went to the University of South Carolina. She has survived the unspeakable horrors of the shooting and its continuing aftermath with the upmost grace and dignity that all South Carolina is extremely proud of. She has two beautiful children, is a member of Emanuel AME Church and she is a Democrat. Pinckney was chosen to write the profile of none other than Pres. Barack Obama. She wrote lovingly of Obama’s similarities with her husband – “… two God-fearing charismatic black men dedicated to public service and to their wives and two daughters. They were both voices for the voiceless who got up with smiles when they got

knocked down.” These four are the faces and voices of The New South Carolina. They are a combination of traditional and 21st Century South Carolinians – one white male, two of Indian descent, two women, and one African American. They all share South Carolina values, all are compassionate people, all have their own ideas about religion and politics and all share in the making of The New South Carolina. There is much of traditional South Carolina that is special, important and good. We need to recognize, protect and nourish it. It’s who we are. Welcome to The New South Carolina. It’s who we are. Phil Noble has a technology firm in Charleston and writes a weekly column for the SC Press Association. www.PhilNoble. com phil@philnoble.com

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Central ladies plan barbecue The United Methodist Women at Central United Methodist Church invite the public to enjoy a barbecue meal and help the needy at the same time. The ladies will host their 14th Annual Barbecue fund raiser on Wednesday, Oct. 12, at the church in downtown Florence on the corner of Irby and Cheves Streets. Tickets are $8 a plate. The food is catered by Schoolhouse BBQ and includes barbecue, red gravy, sweet potatoes, slaw, bread and cake. A hot dog plate will be available at dinner only for $2. Plates are served during lunch from 11 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. and dinner from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Tickets are available in the church office, 843-662-3218 or from any UMW member. Call Ann Wansley, 843-669-8716 or Joy Higgs at 843-250-1016, if you have any questions. All proceeds from ticket sales are used to support missions in our area, such as Lighthouse Ministries, House of Hope, Pee Dee Coalition, SNAC, BEDS, Santahatchie, Wesley Foundation, Epworth, Wallace Family Life Center, Killingsworth Home, Bethlehem Community Center and Johns Island Rural Center. Buy a ticket and do some good….it’s a delicious way to serve.

Domestic violence clients pledge to change behavior

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The Exchange offers a safe place for buyers, sellers BY BRENDA HARRISON Editor of The News Journal Florence, S.C. Have you thought about selling or buying items online but don’t want the hassle or fear of meeting strangers at random places? Wouldn’t it be nice if there was a safe place to meet? Well, now there is such a place in Florence. The Exchange, which opened on Sept. 19, offers a safe meeting place for those selling or buying online through Craigslist, Facebook or classified ads. Located inside the Mission Mart, it is a comfortable and safe place to complete online transactions. No more awkward and potentially unsafe meetings in random parking lots. The Exchange offers a home-like sitting area where participants can enjoy a magazine while they wait. Buyers and sellers can arrange the meeting during store hours and take care of their sales in The Exchange meeting area. Best of all, this service is free, commented Exchange Manager Joy Gowan. The Mission Mart is located a 953 S. Irby Street in the former Big Lots store.

JOY GOWAN RELAXES AT THE EXCHANGE, A SAFE PLACE AT THE MISSION MART FOR PEOPLE SELLING ONLINE TO MEET Exchange hours are anytime the Mission Mart is open, which is 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Mon.-Fri.; and 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday. Gowan said plans are underway to install locking storage cabinets for sellers whose schedule prevents them from meeting up with

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their buyer. “Once that storage is in place, The Exchange staff can take care of your sale for you,” she said. “For a small fee they will check-in your item, lock it in secure storage, and take care of the sale when your buyer arrives. You will be notified

when the item has been sold and your payment is ready for pickup,” she said. “We also hope to become a free Wi-Fi spot as well,” Gowan added. “This is a great place to sell that china set, tool box, antique quilt, bike, musical instrument, etc!, Gowan

said. “Unfortunately, we will not be able to permit the sale of the following items within The Exchange: Animals, food (food sales require licensing and inspections), weapons (handguns, rifles, assault rifles, shotguns etc) and ammunition, stun guns and tasers, porn and adult magazines, and anything sexually explicit, alcohol, tobacco, e-cigs, vapes and supplies, anything requiring a prescription, anything illegal or anything not listed that you have to be over 18 to purchase and counterfeit items. Also, the buying, selling and or trading of tickets is not allowed. All sales and purchases are the responsibility of the buyer/seller. The Exchange Staff are not responsible for the condition of items sold in the meeting area. Joy may be contacted online at www.theexchange@hofh.org or 843667-9122. The Exchange has a Facebook page link: http://fb.me/theexchangeflorence. "Like" the Facebook page for updates to the service and to know when gift certificates are being given away.

Local domestic violence clients have made pledges and declarations of non-violence to change their behavior and are sharing their pledges with others. Clients involved in the domestic violence intervention sessions are referred by the upper and lower courts to complete a 26week approved program to learn how to make better choices to their anger when faced with conflict, noted Allen McBride, Alternatives to Violence Coordinator with the Pee Dee Coalition. These members engage in discussion about domestic violence and learn what better choices they can make as opposed to what they did to put their victims in fear of their lives. After sentencing, the clients are allowed to return home with their significant other or they move on and end the relationship. Whatever they choose to do, they must make changes that would ensure they do not continue to hurt someone who they claim to care about, not to pass a legacy of violence on to their children and not continue to make the bad choices that contribute to their own social and or economic ruin. McBride shared the pledges that his clients in Florence have made: • “My plan is to walk away if I can, talk things out if things get heated, control my anger because once things get heated there is no telling what can transpire. I pledge to be honest, respectable, trustworthy and understanding.” • “My plan is to think before I act. I plan not to argue in front of my daughter so she does not grow up thinking that it is ok to fuss and fight. My pledge is to work on improving my communication skills with my significant other. I also plan to try to be the best that I can be as a person.” SEE

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Mental Health Symposium The Second Annual Florence Mental Health Symposium, presented by Lighthouse Care Center of Conway and Pee Dee Mental Health will be held on Oct. 5 at New Ebenezer Baptist Church, SHEREC Center. The church is located at 312 South Ravenel St. The symposium offers free 8 CE credits. It will be held from 8:15 a.m. until 5 p.m. The theme is Quarterbacking for the Underserved: Tailoring Behavioral Health to Reach our children and veterans. Register online at goo.gl/GpKwMW.

Vino and Vendors The Florence Little Theatre Friends, FLT’s volunteer organization, will host its third annual Vino And Vendors in the theatre’s lobby and rehearsal hall on Thursday, Oct. 20, from 6:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. Tickets are $20 per person for this wine and cheese event that features largely local vendors with merchandise for sale on site that evening. All Friends’ proceeds are designated for FLT’s needs. Tickets may be purchased on the theatre’s website, by calling the theatre (843) 662-3731, or from Friends’ members.

Marine Corps League The Marine Corps League reminds members of their next general meeting, Oct. 11. Also remember the birthday dinner will be coming up soon. The League invites any honorably discharged Marine veteran, FMF corpsman or FMF chaplains to the meeting to see what they are about. The league meets at the Elks Club 1020 at 2220 W. Jody Road in Florence, every second Tuesday of the

month time at 6:30 p.m. They hope to see some new faces.

Wednesday, October 5, 2016

Golden K Kiwanis install new officers The Florence Golden K Kiwanis installed new club officers at their breakfast meeting on Sept. 27 at Venus restaurant. The officers are Benton Dargan, president, Tim Fisher, past president, Ed Melton, secretary, Gene Whisnant, past treasurer, Dave Campbell and Jay Black, Club Board of Directors. Pete Hoogendonk, district trustee conducted the installation. Also, a reunion of past club presidents, representing nine of the presidents over the past 28 years of the Florence Golden K Kiwanis Club, took place at the meeting. Presidents attending were Benton Dargan, Tim Fisher, Jerry Couch, Dave Phillips, Charlie Henderson, Ron Hiester, Ross Huggins, Earl Dawkins and Bob Youngblood.

NEW OFFICERS – From left are Tim Fisher - past president, Ed Melton - secretary, Dave Campbell - Club Board Director, Benton Dargan - President, Pete Hoogendonk, District Trustee who conducted the installations, Jay Black - Club Board Director, Gene Whisnant - past treasurer.

Parkinson’s Disease group A meeting of the Florence area Parkinson’s Disease Support Group will be held Tuesday, Oct. 11, between 5:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. at 121 E. Cedar Street. Margaret Barnett, Parkinson’s Disease-Advocates, will speak on Living Well with Parkinson’s Disease. Meetings are open to people with Parkinson’s, caregivers, family, and friends. For more information call 843-673-0854 or haybrton@ gmail.com.

PAST PRESIDENTS – From left, Benton Dargan, Tim Fisher, Jerry Couch, Dave Phillips, Charlie Henderson, Ron Hiester, Ross Huggins, Earl Dawkins and Bob Youngblood.

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SCFCU to add Florence DuPont Employees FCU South Carolina Federal Credit Union, the Lowcountry’s oldest and largest locally owned financial institution, announces the expansion plans for 2016 and beyond. This begins with the addition of its service to Florence DuPont Employees Federal Credit Union members and families. “This is a tremendous opportunity to provide greater access to products and services to people in the Pee Dee and Grand Strand regions,” said Scott Woods, President & CEO of South Carolina Federal, “and to strengthen our commitment to the state of South Carolina. We understand the

value of being local and are privileged to now extend those benefits by growing the South Carolina Federal family. We look forward to extending our operations into these new markets.” The $1.5 billion North Charleston based credit union has received regulatory approval to serve individuals and small businesses in Florence and Myrtle Beach, as well as seven counties in the Pee Dee area. “We are extremely pleased with the arrangement. Having served the community for 40 years, member service is our chief concern,” said Frances

Floyd, CEO of FDEFCU. “South Carolina Federal excels in providing a top notch member experience and we are pleased to have our familiar faces providing new and valuable financial services for the region.” For more information, visit scfederal.org.

Susan O’Neill will speak here Susan O’Neill, author of “Don’t Mean Nothing, short stories of Vietnam” will speak at the FMU Carter Center for Health Sciences on Thursday, Oct. 6 at 7 p.m. The event is free.

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Take a wild guess contest During the month of October, patients at Florence Pediatric Dentistry, and the public, may guess how many cans are in the McCall Farms canned goods tower for the “Take a Wild Guess” contest. Whichever patient or patients come the closest will win a gift card to The Toy Shop. The Take a Wild Guess contest is an ongoing contest at the office featuring a different theme each month. October’s canned goods theme is the first time that the public is also invited to join in the fun and “take a wild guess.” The winning outside guess will also receive a gift card to The Toy Shop, and the canned goods will be donated to Harvest Hope in their honor. Take a Wild Guess Day is a day that was founded purposefully to coincide with National Tax Day (where figures have to be exact), and offers a refreshing break, where your imagination has free reign and the focus is on hunches, deductive reasoning, and guesswork. The contest started at Florence Pedi-

atric Dentistry in April 2014 and has continued ever since. “In an effort to keep things fun and educational for our patients, we keep up with all the unusual and goofy days on the calendar and Take a Wild Guess day is one that our patients really seemed to get excited about,” said Dr. Kimberly Elvington. “I think this is also a refreshing break for children from the stress and pressure of testing and feeling like there is always a right or wrong answer.” The main reason for opening the contest to the public is to also help bring awareness to Harvest Hope Food Bank, a local charity whose mission is to provide for the needs of the hungry with dignity, compassion, and education. The canned goods were chosen from McCall Farms to spotlight a local business that does so much for our area through providing jobs and giving back to the community. All outside guesses may be made on the Florence Pediatric Dentistry Facebook page, or emailed to alex@florencepediatricdentistry.com.

All Saints School earns accreditation Headmaster Joan A. Pennstrom has announced that All Saints’ Episcopal Day School earned accreditation from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Council on Accreditation and School Improvement (SACS CASI), an accreditation division of AdvancED. This action was taken at the AdvancED Accreditation Commission meeting held in June 2016. “Accreditation demonstrates to our students, parents and community that we are focused on raising student achievement, providing a safe and enriching learning environment, and maintaining an efficient and effective operation staffed by highly qualified educators,” stated Pennstrom. SACS CASI provides nationally-recognized accreditation, the purpose of which is continuous school improvement focused on increasing student performance. To earn accreditation, schools must meet SACS CASI’s high standards, be evaluated by a team of professionals from outside the school and implement a continuous process of school improvement. “Every aspect of our school was carefully reviewed, including our curriculum, teaching methods, student participation and progress, parent and community stakeholder involvement, and administration,” said Pennstrom.

SACS CASI accreditation is recognized across state lines, which not only eases the transfer process as students move from accredited school to accredited school but also assures parents that the school is meeting nationally accepted standards for quality and successful professional practice. Founded in 1960, All Saints’ Episcopal Day School is a pre-college preparatory school for children in 3K-6th grades. There is a 98% average retention of faculty and staff members and student retention is close to 95% every year. All classroom teachers are required to have SC teacher certification, and more than half of the faculty members have master’s degrees. Pennstrom is in her 21st year as the school’s administrator. Average class sizes are 13 in 3K-5K and 16 in first-6th grades. Spanish and Mandarin Chinese, art, music, physical education, library, and computer and science labs are part of the weekly curriculum. There are two spacious playgrounds and a multipurpose building with a cafeteria, performance stage and a gym for basketball, volleyball, and school assemblies. All classrooms have Promethean boards and there are two iPad labs. Chapel programs are held three mornings a week in the sanctuary of All Saints’ Church. After school and summer camp programs are available for all students.

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Southside earns AdvancEd STEM

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Southside Middle School has earned AdvancED STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Certification. This achievement is a mark of STEM distinction and excellence only offered to highly effective institutions that prioritize STEM education as a path to success. Southside Middle School is the first, and currently, the only certified STEM school in South Carolina. According to the AdvanceED website, the goal of STEM certification is to prepare students for careers of tomorrow by fostering and perpetuating enthusiasm for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) disciplines. Southside Middle School Principal Craig Washington, said “We are proud to achieve the status of an AdvancED STEM Certified School. It demonstrates our commitment to continuous improvement in the area of teaching and learning.” Mr. Washington added, “This certification exhibits Southside Middle School’s commitment to addressing workforce needs. We will do this by preparing our students with the relevant skills and experi-

ences to succeed and meet the rigorous standards of college and career readiness. STEM certification will continue to uphold our school to high standards while providing a clear roadmap for us to continuously improve our STEM disciplines and program.” AdvancED’s STEM Certification reviewers examined Southside Middle School’s evidence of quality STEM education the school provided to the review team beforehand, and conducted classroom observations focused on identifying student engagement and collaboration in the learning process using the Effective Learning Environment Observation Tool™ (ELEOT™). Reviewers also interviewed key stakeholders such as school administrators, STEM faculty and staff, parents, students and external partners in order to verify the school’s commitment to connecting students’ STEM experiences in the classroom to the local community and the world at large. To learn more about AdvancED STEM Certification, contact AdvancED at STEMCertification@advanc-ed.org.

Carolinas’ respiratory care receives state recognition Carolinas Hospital System’s Respiratory Care Services received the 2016 South Carolina Society for Respiratory Care (SCSRC) Award for promoting excellence in South Carolina’s respiratory care community. The SCSRC recognizes one department of the year statewide, which strives to elevate the respiratory care profession. The SCSRC department

of the year award criteria and guidelines are based on education, professional growth and development, leadership collaboration, promoting public awareness, society participation and student activities and leadership. We are proud of our respiratory care services staff for their dedication to providing quality care to our patients and their commitment to the respiratory care

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PLEDGES FROM PAGE 1B • “My plan is to have mutual respect for my significant other. I plan to listen more to what she has to say. I also pledge to be a better provider for my child and work on having a better line of communication between the two of us.” • “My plan is to be truthful with myself and people that I associate with. My pledge is to stop trying to control all situations with my loud talking and all my physical confrontations. I pledge to be a better father for all my children. Most of the time a cool off period is better than yelling.” • “My plan is to strive to be comfortable by myself. I plan to strive to know myself more before

I get to know another woman. My pledge is to be a better role model for my children by showing by example.” • “My plan is to not react to every little thing, to talk things out. My pledge is to be a better man towards my significant other and to change my ways and attitude towards this relationship.” • “My pledge is to put my family first. I will honor and respect my children and to do the same for the mother of my children. I also pledge to stay positive to every confrontation that I and my significant other might encounter.“ • “My pledge is never act or talk about a situation in the heat of

the moment while I am angry. I will walk away if possible, reassess the situation, then come back to it after I have cooled down to talk about it if the other person is ready.” • “My pledge is to listen more and be able to communicate better. I will try to be more understanding and will be able to listen to her point of view and to have a better vision of what she is trying to say. I also plan to be a better husband and father to my children.” • “I plan to be the best father, friend, person and individual that I can be. The only way this can happen is realizing my flaws. I plan to be a better me. “ • “My pledge is talk things out

to get a better understanding. My pledge is to never use my hands to solve a disagreement.” • “My pledge is to keep my composure in any confrontation that we may experience. I plan to give her space to calm down so we can talk about any differences that we may have.” • “My pledge is to take time to think positive if I get angry. I plan to talk things out and listen more to what others have to say.” McBride says that clients are sharing their pledge or declaration with their significant other and other members of their family and/or friends. The impact or the effects of this

exercise is high, he said, adding this strong effect forces the admission of guilt while at the same time influences a high level of resolve in their attempt to make amends for wrong doing. The posting of the pledges amplifies the promise in that each client is making plans to do something about the abuse and put it all on notice. It challenges the authenticity of the declaration. The more people they share their pledge with, the more effective the pledge becomes, thereby creating a safer environment for the family and reducing the chance of repeating the behavior as it relates to the level of authenticity of the pledge.

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INDEX

100................................................LEGALS 200...........................................ADOPTION 210 .............................ANNOUNCEMENTS 215................................................EVENTS 250...........................................AUCTIONS 300 ........................FINANCIAL SERVICES 310...........................INTERNET SERVICES 320 .....................................INSTRUCTION 350 ..........................................PERSONAL 375 .........................HEALTH & NUTRITION 400 ...........................................ANTIQUES 405....BEAUTY SALONS/BARBER SHOPS 410 ..............BOATS/JET SKI & SUPPLIES . 420 .............GARDEN/FARM EQUIPMENT 425.......................GUNS & ACCESSORIES 435 ..................................FARM ANIMALS 440 ..............................LOST AND FOUND 450....................................MERCHANDISE 452 ............................................PRODUCE 455....................MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS 460................................PETS & SUPPLIES 470 .....................................WANT TO BUY 480 .......................................YARD SALES 500 .....................................EMPLOYMENT 510 ..................BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY 515.....................................HELP WANTED . 520 ............................................SERVICES 525 ........................................CHILD CARE 530 ...................................WORK WANTED

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STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF FLORENCE IN THE COURT OF COMMON PLEAS FOR THE TWELFTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT CASE NO.: 2016-CP21-1930 Moonlight Investment Properties, LLC, Plaintiff, Vs. Luther Wilson, John Doe and Richard Roe, as Representatives of all persons unknown claiming any right, title , estate, interest in or lien upon the real estate described in the Complain herein, including, but not limited to any unknown owners, unknown heirs, or unknown devisees of Luther Wilson, or any other person, any unknown adult being in a class designated as John Doe and any unknown infants or persons

600...................APARTMENTS FOR RENT 605..................................BURIAL SPACES 610 ..................COMMERCIAL PROPERTY 612......................BUSINESSES FOR SALE 615..............................................CONDOS 618 .....................REAL ESTATE SERVICES 620...............................HOMES FOR RENT 625...............................HOMES FOR SALE 630..................................LAND FOR RENT 632................................LAND FOR LEASE 635..................................LAND FOR SALE 636....................................LAND WANTED 640.................MOBILE HOMES FOR RENT 645.................MOBILE HOMES FOR SALE 650 ....................................OFFICE SPACE 660 ............................RESORT PROPERTY 665.............................VACATION/TRAVEL 670 ..............................ROOMS FOR RENT 900....................................................ATVS 910............................AUTO/BODY PARTS 920 .................................. ................CARS 930...................................MOTORCYCLES 940 ...........................RV SALES/RENTALS 950.................................. .................SUVS 960 ............................................TRAILERS 970............ ..................................TRUCKS 980 ...................................................VANS 990 ..........................................STATEWIDE

under disability or persons in the military service designated in a class as Richard Roe as to the property located at 100 Woodfield Road, Florence, South Carolina designated as Florence County Tax Map Number 152-01-095, Defendants. LIS PENDENS NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, an action is being commenced by the Plaintiff, above named, against the above named Defendants, to quiet title to certain real property obtained pursuant to a tax sale, deed dated April 13, 2016 and recorded in Book B625 at page 1331 in the office of the Clerk of Court for Florence County. The description of the premises as contained in said deed is as follows: All that certain piece, parcel of lot of land lying, being and situate in the County of Florence, State of South Carolina, known and

designated as Lot No. Twenty-One (21) on a plat by William J. Griffin, RLS, dated June 1, 1985, and recorded in the office of the Clerk of Court Florence County in Plat Book 24 at page 77. Reference being had to said plat for a more complete and accurate description. Said lot being bounded as follows: On the North by Lot 20: on the South by a ditch; on the East by a fifty (50’) foot roadway and a portion of Lot 18; and on the West by Lot 22.This being the identical property conveyed to Moonlight Investment Properties, LLC by deed of Dean Fowler, Jr., Treasurer of Florence County, dated and recorded April 13, 2016 in Book B265 at page1331 in the office of the Clerk of Court for Florence County. TMS#00152-01-095 SUMMONS YOU ARE HEREBY SUMMONED and required to

answer the Complaint in this action, a copy of which is herewith served upon you, and to serve a copy of your Answer or other responsive pleading to said Complaint on the subscriber at 504 South Coit Street, Post Office Box 2527, Florence, South Carolina 29503, within thirty (30) days from the service hereof, exclusive of the date of such service; and if you fail to answer to the Complaint within the time aforesaid, Plaintiff will seek an Order of the of the Court granting the relief demanded in the Complaint. YOU ARE FURTHER NOTICED that unless the said minors or persons under legal disability, if any, or someone in their behalf or on behalf of any of them, shall within thirty (30) days after service of this notice upon you move upon the court for appointment of a Guardian Ad Litem, Plaintiff will apply to have the appointment of the Guardian Ad Litem Nisi, Emily S. Jordan, Esquire, whose address is: P.O. Box 1731, Florence, South Carolina 29503 made absolute. YOU WILL PLEASE ALSO TAKE NOTICE that the original Summons and Complaint were filed with the Circuit Court for Florence County on August 12, 2016 at 12:41 P.M. the object and prayer of which is quiet title to the property which is described in said Complaint. NOTICE OF FILING PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Complaint in the above entitled action, together with a Summons, of which the foregoing is a copy and the Notice of Lis Pendens, of which the foregoing is a copy, were filed in the Office of the Clerk of Court for Florence County on August 12, 2016. ORDER IT IS THEREFORE ORDERED a copy with is therefore annexed, to served upon all the unknown Defendants to the Plaintiff and their attorney if any, having a claim or having an interest in lien upon the property descried in the Complaint by publication of the same once a week for three (3) consecutive weeks in The News Jour-

nal, a newspaper published in Florence County, South Carolina which said newspaper is hereby designated to give such notice to said unknown Defendants. Upon reading and considering the annex motion of Gena Phillips Ervin, it appearing to my satisfaction that the Plaintiff is entitled to have service of the unknown Defendants of publication in the matter described by law. IT IS THEREFORE, ORDERED, that the said Emily S. Jordan, Esquire be and is hereby designated and appointed as Guardian Ad Litem Nisi for said unnamed minor Defendants and for those other Defendants under legal disability, if any, herein collectively designated as John Doe and Richard Roe and that she is hereby authorized to appear and defend such an action on behalf of said Defendants, unless said minor Defendants, or other Defendants under legal disability, if any, or either of them shall, within thirty (30) days after service of a copy of this Order upon them, exclusive of the date of service, as herein provided, procure to be appointed a Guardian Ad Litem Nisi for said minor Defendants or other Defendants under legal disability if any, for the purposes of this action. IT IS FURTHER ORDERED, that service in this matter be made on the Defendants by publishing copies of the Summons, Lis Pendens, Notice of Filing Complaint, and this Order of Publication and Appointment of Guardian Ad Litem Nisi, in The News Journal, a newspaper published in Florence County, South Carolina, once a week for three (3) consecutive weeks. Gena Phillips Ervin Attorney for Plaintiff (9/21, 9/28.10/5) Notice of Sale Notification of Court and Sale Date: City of North Myrtle Beach, Plaintiff vs. Tommy Dean Gamblin of 2842 Sheppard Ct Mullins, SC 29574 on a 1994 Toyota Camry VIN# 4T1GK12E0RU013131. Court Date has been scheduled for October 17,

2016 at 9AM at Little River magistrate Court 107 HWY 57 N, Little River, SC 29566 and sale date has been scheduled on November 7, 2016 at 10AM at North Myrtle Beach DPS at 1015 2nd Ave S, No. Myrtle Beach, SC 29582. (9/28, 10/5, 10/12/16) AMENDED SUMMONS (Deficiency Judgment Demanded) (Mortgage Foreclosure) Non-Jury STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF FLORENCE IN THE COURT OF COMMON PLEAS CASE NO. 2016-CP-21-151 Vanderbilt Mortgage and Finance, Inc., Plaintiff, -vsTimothy Alexander Brunson and SC Housing Corp, Defendant(s) TO THE DEFENDANT(S), Timothy Alexander Brunson YOU ARE HEREBY SUMMONED and required to answer the Amended Complaint in this action, and to serve a copy of your Answer on the subscribers at their offices, 1640 St. Julian Place, Columbia, South Carolina 29202, within thirty (30) days after service hereof, exclusive of the day of such service; except that the United States of America, if named, shall have sixty (60) days to answer after the service hereof, exclusive of the day of such service; and if you fail to answer the Complaint within the time aforesaid, the Plaintiff in this action will apply to the Court for a judgment by default granting the relief demanded in the Amended Complaint. TO MINOR(S) OVER FOURTEEN YEARS OF AGE, AND/OR TO MINOR(S) UNDER FOURTEEN YEARS OF AGE AND THE PERSON WITH WHOM THE MINOR(S) RESIDE(S), AND/OR TO PERSON UNDER SOME LEGAL DISABILITY, INCOMPETENTS AND PERSONS CONFINED: YOUR ARE FURTHER SUMMONED AND NOTIFIED to apply for the appointment of a Guardian ad Litem within thirty (30) days after service of this Summons and Notice upon you. If you fail to do so, application for

such appointment will be made by the Plaintiff. NOTICE OF FILING AMENDED COMPLAINT YOU WILL PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Amended Summons and Amended Complaint in the abovecaptioned action were filed on July 18, 2016, in the Office of the Clerk of Court for Florence County, South Carolina. Crawford & von Keller, LLC. PO Box 4216 1640 St. Julian Place (29204) Columbia, SC 29204 Phone: 803-790-2626 Attorneys for Plaintiff (9/28, 10/5, 10/12/16) NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE Property of the following tenant will be sold for cash to satisfy liens in accordance with the terms of Title 39 Chapter 20 of the SC Code of Laws. All items will be sold or otherwise disposed of. Sale will be conducted at Storage Rentals of America #34 located at 1309 E. Howe Springs Road, Florence, SC 29505 on October 20, 2016 at 10:00AM. All goods will be sold in “AS

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ice; and if you fail to do so, judgment by default will be rendered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint. TO MINOR(S) OVER FOURTEEN YEARS OF AGE, AND/OR TO MINOR(S) UNDER FOURTEEN YEARS OF AGE AND THE PERSON WITH WHOM THE MINOR(S) RESIDES, AND/OR TO PERSONS UNDER SOME LEGAL DISABILITY: YOU ARE FURTHER SUMMONED AND NOTIFIED to apply for the appointment of a guardian ad litem within thirty (30) days after the service of this Summons and Notice upon you. If you fail to do so, application for such appointment will be made by Attorney for Plaintiff. YOU WILL ALSO TAKE NOTICE that Plaintiff will move for an Order of Reference or the Court may issue a general Order of Reference of this action to

a Master-in-Equity/Special Referee, pursuant to Rule 53 of the South Carolina Rules of Civil Procedure. YOU WILL ALSO TAKE NOTICE that under the provisions of S.C. Code Ann. § 29-3-100, effective June 16, 1993, any collateral assignment of rents contained in the referenced Mortgage is perfected and Attorney for Plaintiff hereby gives notice that all rents shall be payable directly to it by delivery to its undersigned attorneys from the date of default. In the alternative, Plaintiff will move before a judge of this Circuit on the 10th day after service hereof, or as soon thereafter as counsel may be heard, for an Order enforcing the assignment of rents, if any, and compelling payment of all rents covered by such assignment directly to the Plaintiff, which motion is to be based upon the original Note and

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Mortgage herein and the Complaint attached hereto. AMENDED LIS PENDENS NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT an action has been or will be commenced in this Court upon complaint of the above-named Plaintiff against the abovenamed Defendant(s) for the foreclosure of a certain mortgage of real estate given by Ruth White Mungo to Weyerhaeuser Mortgage Company dated May 28, 1997 and recorded on June 2, 1997 in Book A493 at Page 2004, in the Florence County Registry (hereinafter, “Mortgage”). Thereafter, the Mortgage was transferred to the Plaintiff herein by assignment and/or corporate merger. The premises covered and affected by the said Mortgage and by the foreclosure thereof were, at the time of the making thereof and at the time of the filing of this notice, more particularly described in the said Mortgage and are more commonly described as: All that certain piece, parcel or lot of land, together with the improvements thereon, lying, being and situate in the City and County of Florence, State of South Carolina, shown and designated as a lot situate at the corner of Booker Street and Fraser Street on a plat by W.O. Powers, Registered Surveyor, dated December 8, 1970, and recorded in the Office of the Clerk of Court for Florence County in Plat book 6 at Page 248, whereon said lot is shown as bounded on the North by undesignated lands, whereon it measures 127.6 feet; on the East by undesignated lands, whereon it measures 50 feet; on the South by Booker Street, whereon it measures 127.6 feet; and, on the West by Fraser Street, whereon it measures 50 feet. Reference being made to the aforementioned plat for a more

thorough and complete description. This being the same property conveyed to Ruth White Mungo by deed of Anderson Mungo and Perry Mungo, dated May 28, 1997, and recorded June 12, 1997, in Deed Book A494 at Page 2000, in the Office of the Register of Deeds for Florence County. TMS No. 90084-10-021 Property Address: 800 Fraser Street, Florence, SC 29506 NOTICE OF FILING AMENDED COMPLAINT TO THE DEFENDANTS ABOVE NAMED: YOU WILL PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Amended Complaint, Cover Sheet for Civil Actions and Certificate of Exemption from ADR in the above entitled action was filed in the Office of the Clerk of Court for Florence County on August 23, 2016. ORDER APPOINTING GUARDIAN AD LITEM AND APPOINTMENT OF ATTORNEY It appearing to the satisfaction of the Court, upon reading the filed Petition for Appointment of Kelley Woody, Esquire as Guardian ad Litem for unknown minors, and persons who may be under a disability, and it appearing that Kelley Woody, Esquire has consented to said appointment. FURTHER upon reading the filed Petition for Appointment of Kelley Woody, Esquire as Attorney for any unknown Defendants who may be in the Military Service of the United States of America, and may be, as such, entitled to the benefits of the Servicemember’s Civil Relief Act, and any amendments thereto, and it appearing that Kelley Woody, Esquire has consented to act for and represent said Defendants, it is ORDERED that Kelley Woody, Esquire, P.O. Box 6432, Columbia, SC 29260 phone (803) 787-9678, be and hereby is appointed Guardian ad Litem on

behalf of all unknown minors and all unknown persons who may be under a disability, all of whom may have or claim to have some interest or claim to the real property commonly known as 800 Fraser Street, Florence, South Carolina 29506; that he is empowered and directed to appear on behalf of and represent said Defendants, unless said Defendants, or someone on their behalf, shall within thirty (30) days after service of a copy hereof as directed, procure the appointment of Guardian or Guardians ad Litem for said Defendants. AND IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that Kelley Woody, Esquire, P.O. Box 6432, Columbia, SC 29260 phone (803) 787-9678, be and hereby is appointed Attorney for any unknown Defendants who are, or may be, in the Military Service of the United States of America and as such are entitled to the benefits of the Servicemember’s Civil Relief Act aka Soldiers' and Sailors' Civil Relief Act of 1940, and any amendments thereto, to represent and protect the interest of said Defendants, AND IT IS FURTHER ORDERED That a copy of this Order shall be forth with served upon said Defendants by publication in The News Journal, a newspaper of general circulation published in the County of Florence, State of South Carolina, once a week for three (3) consecutive weeks, together with the Amended Summons and Notice of Filing of Amended Complaint in the above entitled action. Kristen E. Washburn, SC Bar No. 101415 Brock & Scott, PLLC 3800 Fernandina Road, Suite 110 Columbia, SC 29210 Phone 844-856-6646 Fax 803-454-3451 Attorneys for Plaintiff (10/5, 10/12, 10/19)

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Wednesday, October 5, 2016 SUMMONS AND NOTICES (Non-Jury) FORECLOSURE OF REAL ESTATE MORTGAGE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF FLORENCE IN THE COURT OF COMMON PLEAS C/A NO.: 2016-CP-21-01725 U.S. Bank National Association, Plaintiff, vs. Thomas D. Duncan; Sheilah Parkin; South Carolina State Housing Finance and Development Authority; The United States of America, acting by and through its agency, The Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, Defendant(s). TO THE DEFENDANT(S) ABOVE NAMED: YOU ARE HEREBY SUMMONED and required to appear and defend by answering the Complaint in this action, a copy of which is hereby served upon you, and to serve a copy of your Answer on the subscribers at their offices at 3800 Fernandina Road, Suite 110, Columbia, SC 29210, within thirty (30) days after the service hereof, exclusive of the day of such service; except that the United States of America, if named, shall have sixty (60) days to answer after the service hereof, exclusive of the day of such service; and if you fail to do so, judgment by default will be rendered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint. TO MINOR(S) OVER FOURTEEN YEARS OF AGE, AND/OR TO MINOR(S) UNDER FOURTEEN YEARS OF AGE AND THE PERSON WITH WHOM THE MINOR(S) RESIDES, AND/OR TO PERSONS UNDER SOME LEGAL DISABILITY: YOU ARE FURTHER SUMMONED AND NOTIFIED to apply for the appointment of a guardian ad litem within thirty (30) days after the service of this Summons and Notice upon you. If you fail to do so, application for such appointment will be made by Attorney for Plaintiff. YOU WILL ALSO TAKE NOTICE that Plaintiff will move for an Order of Reference or the Court may issue a general Order of

Reference of this action to a Master-in-Equity/Special Referee, pursuant to Rule 53 of the South Carolina Rules of Civil Procedure. YOU WILL ALSO TAKE NOTICE that under the provisions of S.C. Code Ann. § 29-3-100, effective June 16, 1993, any collateral assignment of rents contained in the referenced Mortgage is perfected and Attorney for Plaintiff hereby gives notice that all rents shall be payable directly to it by delivery to its undersigned attorneys from the date of default. In the alternative, Plaintiff will move before a judge of this Circuit on the 10th day after service hereof, or as soon thereafter as counsel may be heard, for an Order enforcing the assignment of rents, if any, and compelling payment of all rents covered by such assignment directly to the Plaintiff, which motion is to be based upon the original Note and Mortgage herein and the Complaint attached hereto. LIS PENDENS NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT an action has been or will be commenced in this Court upon complaint of the above-named Plaintiff against the abovenamed Defendant(s) for the foreclosure of a certain mortgage of real estate given by Thomas D. Duncan to Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. as nominee for First Reliance Bank dated July 12, 2011 and recorded on July 14, 2011 in Book B359 at Page 1559 and rerecorded on September 2, 2011 in Book B367, Page 0224, in the Florence County Registry (hereinafter, “Mortgage”). Thereafter, the Mortgage was transferred to the Plaintiff herein by assignment and/or corporate merger. The premises covered and affected by the said Mortgage and by the foreclosure thereof were, at the time of the making thereof and at the time of the filing of this notice, more particularly described in the said Mortgage and are more commonly described as: All that certain piece, parcel or lot of land lying, being and situate in the City and County of Florence, State

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of South Carolina and being shown as Lot 19, Block G of West Haven Subdivision, on a map made by A.L. Ervin, C.E., dated May 1929 and recorded in Plat Book C at page 307. Reference is also made to a plat prepared for Nigel Parkin by Prosser Surveying Co., Inc., dated April 10, 2001 and recorded in Plat Book 76 at page 246. Said property being bounded as follows, to-wit: On the North by Lot 8, Block G, for a distance of 59.86 feet; On the East by Lot 20, Block G, for a distance of 157.66 feet; On the South by Gregg Avenue, for a distance of 60 feet, and On the West by Lot 18, Block G, for a distance of 158.48 feet. Reference being had to the above mentioned maps for a more complete and accurate description.This being the same property conveyed to Thomas D. Duncan by Deed of Sheilah Parkin dated July 12, 2011 and recorded July 14, 2011 in Book B359 at Page 1555 in the records for Florence County, South Carolina. TMS No. 90046-12-008 Property Address: 1209 Gregg Avenue, Florence, SC 29501 NOTICE OF FILING COMPLAINT TO THE DEFENDANTS ABOVE NAMED: YOU WILL PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the original Complaint, Cover Sheet for Civil Actions and Certificate of Exemption from ADR in the above entitled action was filed in the Office of the Clerk of Court for Florence County on July 22, 2016. Kristen E. Washburn, SC Bar No. 101415 Brock & Scott, PLLC 3800 Fernandina Road, Suite 110 Columbia, SC 29210 Phone 844-856-6646 Fax 803-454-3451 Attorneys for Plaintiff (10/5,10/12,10/19)

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29.Explosive 35.Purse 36.Swiss river 37.Separately managed ac count (abbr.) 38.Electron scanning microscope (abbr.) 40.Fable 41.Mythical monsters 42.Whale (Norwegian) 43.Domed recesses 44.Member of U.S. Navy 45.Cause to be loved 47.Expression of surprise 48.Jessica __, actress 49.Drove 52.Commands to go faster 53.Chinese dynasty 54.Military vehicle 55.Chinese Muslim Answers on Page 5B


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