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MARCH 14, 2018

VOL. 38, NO. 12

Students show compassion and kindness

INSIDE THIS WEEK SCDT presents

‘CINDERELLA’ MARCH 23-25

Students and staff of Greenwood Elementary recently demonstrated that they care about others by spreading kindness throughout the community. Students brought items to fill Compassion Bags for those in need. They collected toothbrushes, toothpaste, hair combs, soap, washcloths, shampoo, socks, water, chapstick, band-aids, deodorant, bottled water and individual snack food items. Beta Club members packed the items in gallon plastic bags. The Compassion Bags have been sent to various service organizations around the city. Greenwood Elementary enjoys spreading kindness throughout our community.

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GREENWOOD STUDENTS PACK COMPASSION BAGS

NEIGHBORS NAME: Phyllis King FAMILY: A son, grandson BORN: Pamplico, lives Florence OCCUPATION: Retired from G.E.; works First Free Will Baptist HOBBIES OR SPECIAL INTERESTS: Yard work WHAT DO YOU LIKE ABOUT FLORENCE: Florence is home WHO OR WHAT HAS MOST INFLUENCED YOU? “My mama, a faithful Christian who raised me in the church, and provided a good example.”

Darlington plans multiple upgrades to recreation DARLINGTON – Darlington City Council approved the purchase of three properties to improve recreational opportunities for residents on March 6. “These projects will add a variety of recreational opportunities throughout the City, so all our residents can enjoy the outdoors,” said Mayor Gloria C. Hines. The first property is Virgil Wells Stadium and property along Magnolia Street. The football field will be updated, and a walking trail will be added. The tennis courts will get resurfaced, and a green space and playground will replace the ball field at that location.

The second property sits between Hampton and Siskron Streets and includes the former Po’ Boys restaurant. Besides restrooms and green space, the City will install a playground and dog park. The third piece of property serves as the cornerstone of the City’s quality of life improvements. The acreage behind Georgia Pacific at the corner of Old Florence Highway and D Avenue will become the City’s baseball and softball complex with a total of seven fields, parking, concessions, and more. “We have outgrown the Blue Street complex, and we desperately needed a new facility for some time now,” said Lee Andrews, County Recreation Director.

After four years of hunting for property and more than 14 property options, the Old Florence Highway site recently became available. Located adjacent to other City property, this will allow the City to reconfigure and build a total of seven ball fields to serve both baseball and softball. “This will allow parents to come to one location for baseball and softball and have all our kids playing together,” Andrews said. Funding for the purchase of the property and upgrades will come from the City’s hospitality tax revenue. Site plans and drawings are being prepared to present to Council at a future meeting.

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Tiger Production plans Groove Station

DO YOU REMEMBER?

Wilson High School’s Tiger Production’s Groove Station, a dinner and show, will be held at Wilson High School on Friday, March 23. Dinner will begin at 5:30 p.m. The lights go up at 7 p.m. Tickets are $15 each and may be purchased from Wilson High School Choral Department (843-758-6616) or members of Tiger Production. Directed by L. Megerlyn Davis, Tiger Production is the Honors Chorus and Show Choir of Wilson High School. It is an eccentrically-charged group of high school students. Their repertoire includes several types of music, such as ballads and spirituals, as well as classical, gospel, popular, and rhythm-and-blues pieces.

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CONCRETE CANOPIES LINE THE 100 BLOCK OF WEST EVANS STREET The canopies were installed during a downtown renewal project in 1976 and removed around 1985.

Robert Williams to run for Congress Surrounded by supporters along with his wife Janice, five term State Representative, businessman, and combat veteran Robert Williams announced last week his bid for Congress in South Carolina’s 7th Congressional District. Williams, a native of Darlington, is a Democrat who believes that it’s time for change in Washington. “What is happening now in our capital is a complete disgrace. It’s time for less bickering and more doing,” Williams said. Williams worked for the Marion/Dillon County Department of Special Needs Board and also

ROBERT WILLIAMS owned an adult care center in Darlington. He worked with Correction Medical Services, Fatherhood and Circle Park. He spent

most of his adult life working in human services throughout the Pee Dee area. Robert is now a business development consultant. Williams received his undergraduate degree from Voorhees College and his master’s degree from Troy State University. While growing up in the Pee Dee, Robert was taught strong family values and the importance of respecting others. He learned the meaning of character, integrity, and public service at an early age. Robert decided to seek public office and was elected to the South Carolina House of Representatives in 2006 and has been re-elected five times from District 62 encompassing parts of Florence and Darlington Counties. While continuing to serve in the South Carolina Army National Guard, Robert was called up to serve in Operation Iraqi Freedom in 2004 and has served over 20 years in the National Guard. “I believe in supporting the brave men and women who serve in our military…however it seems as though our incumbent congressman has been absent without leave,” said Williams adding, “He seems more concerned with spending time with his Washington big wigs than he does talking with folks in our district. Our hard-working families

deserve better.” As congressman, Williams said he will focus on: Restoring economic security for the middle class Working to bring more goodpaying jobs to the district Supporting our troops and veterans Ensuring affordable healthcare for everyone Making sure our children receive the best education possible. Williams is planning to wage an aggressive grassroots campaign while holding “listening stops” across the district. Robert is married to Janice Ham-Williams and has three boys, Jacobie, Rodrick, and Jarell.

Eco-friendly egg hunt In partnership with the Leatherman Senior Center, Lynches River County Park, will offer its first Park Egg Hunt. No plastic eggs – there will be ecologically-friendly, biodegradable, hand-crafted “eggs” hidden in the front of the park. Pre-registration is required by March 27. Space is limited to 75 children, accompanied by parents. Sign in at 1 p.m. and hunting starts at 1:30 p.m. Call 843-389-0550.

Banks, Edward Lee, died March 4, Cain CalcuttStephens Funeral Home. Bell, John Dean, 69, died March 4, Cain CalcuttStephens Funeral Home. Blackman, Robina, died March 4, Kistler-Hardee Funeral Home. Bradham, William C. “Bill” 89, died March 8, Cain Calcutt-Stephens Funeral Home. Brown, Ira Thomas, 59, died March 10, Stoudenmire-Dowling Funeral Home. Collins, David, died March 10, Kistler-Hardee Funeral Home. Flores, Betty Jean, 78, died March 9, Stoudenmire-Dowling Funeral Home. Floyd, Mack Elwood, 71, died March 4, LaytonAnderson Funeral Home. Fox, Katie Lynn, died March 7, Kistler-Hardee Funeral Home. Gainey, Heyward W. Sr., 96, died March 7, Belk Funeral Home. Jacobs, John Eaddy Jr. died March 9, KistlerHardee Funeral Home. Jordan, Mark Alan, 55, died March 9, Stoudenmire-Dowling Funeral

Home. Locklair, Betty Jean, 82, died March 9, Belk Funeral Home. Lynch, James M. II, 48, Timmonsville, LaytonAnderson Funeral Home. Maxwell, Theodore Lawrence “Ted,” 85, died March 9, Waters-Powell Funeral Home. Moore, Willie Frances Bell, 81, died March 3, Waters-Powell Funeral Home. Phillips, Mark Anthony, 50, died March 7, Stoudenmire-Dowling Funeral Home. Polston, Ronnie died March 10, Kistler-Hardee Funeral Home. Sills, Doris Alsmeyer, 85, died March 7, WatersPowell Funeral Home. Smith, Dr. Walter Douglas, 99, died March 3, Stoudenmire-Dowling Funeral Home. Tedder, Willlistine, 87, died March 12, LaytonAnderson Funeral Home. Thomas, Toni Kathleen, 62, died March 5, Cain Calcutt-Stephens Funeral Home Williams, Frank Jr. died Feb. 22, Ideal Funeral Parlor.

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Upcoming Easter celebrations at First Baptist BY BRENDA HARRISON Editor of The News Journal Florence, S.C. First Baptist Church will begin celebrating Easter with two special presentations on Sunday, March 18, and continue with additional worship services through Easter Sunday on April 1. During this Sunday’s worship service, Diane Hill Perry and her mother, Mary Louise Hill, will provide special music with a piano duet. Joye Brown, wife of FBC’s transitional pastor Dr. Wayne Brown, will present, “Christ in the Passover,” during the morning service and “The Bride of Christ” for the evening service. “Come experience two very special and unique opportunities to hear and learn of the beautiful foreshadowing of Jesus Christ, correlating the Old and the New Testaments,” said Dr. Brown. For the 11 a.m. morning service, a passover table will be set up and Mrs. Brown will explain the significance of items and how it correlates between the old and new testaments – all pointing to Jesus. She will also talk about what it was like in Jesus’s day, explaining why and what he did during what Christian’s call “The Lord’s Supper.” “Studying the passover meal changed me and left me with such a sweet picture of God’s love,” she said. For the evening service, beginning at 6 p.m., Mrs.

JOYE AND DR. WAYNE BROWN Brown will talk about the wedding customs of Biblical times, relating how they correlate to the believers’ understanding of “The Bride of Christ.” “This is one of my favorite teachings,” Mrs. Brown commented. “It opened my eyes so much. It is truly amazing.” First Baptist will continue with services leading up to Easter with Palm Sunday worship services on March 25, followed by Maundy

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Thursday on March 29. A “Service of Silence with Open

Communion” will be conducted by Dr. Brown from 5-8 p.m. “You may come into the sanctuary at any time and stay as long as you wish and then leave the sanctuary in silence whenever God leads you,” said Dr. Brown. “A devotional sheet will be provided as you reflect on the beauty and the meaning of this somber evening in remembrance of Jesus and His disciples at their Last Supper together in the Upper Room long ago.” On Good Friday, March 30, “Tenebrae: A Service of Shadows,” will begin at 7 p.m. This service will remember the Seven Last Words of Jesus from the Cross through scripture reading, music, extinguishing of candles and darkness reflecting on the crucifixion and death of the Savior of the World, Jesus Christ. The resurrection of Jesus will be celebrated on Easter Sunday, April 1. Everyone is invited to join the congregation at First Baptist Church, 300 S. Irby St., for all of these Easter celebration services.

Ribbon cutting, open house is planned for Vista Place The City of Florence will hold a ribbon cutting ceremony and open house event on Thursday, March 15, at 10 a.m. at Vista Place, the City’s initial development in the Neighborhood Redevelopment Program. This highly anticipated project is located at 410-414 W. Vista Street adjacent to North Vista Elementary School. Recognizing that healthy neighborhoods are vital to creating communities of lasting value, City Council and staff have worked diligently to fulfill goals of the 2010 Comprehensive Plan and 2016 Update which called for the reinstatement of neighborhood planning, and the revitalization, stabilization, and maintenance of the City’s core neighborhoods. The completion of the first phase of neighborhood redevelopment features three newly constructed homes in the Vista Place development. The City’s Community Services Department and Planning, Research & Development staff worked closely

with consultants APD Urban Planning & Development on the implementation of a Neighborhood Redevelopment Strategy. Vista Place homes were designed by architect, Jennifer Langford (Gainesville, Fla), and constructed by Montgomery Wess (Columbia), and Wallace Housing (Lake City). The City plans to continue neighborhood revitalization to include reinvestment in roadways and park infrastructure in core neighborhoods, as well as housing and infrastructure in the following future developments: Sumter Station, Old Carver Station and Historic Pine.

Natural dyes Celebrate spring with at Lynches River County Park on March 31, from 10 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. as they prepare dye baths from plant materials that yield beautiful colors. Bring your own cooked or blown eggs. Registration is required by March 27. Space is limited to 40 people.

McLeod Family Medicine Center Welcomes New Physicians We’re pleased to welcome Frank Moskos, MD, Louis Strauss, MD and Susan Robins, DO to the faculty of the McLeod Family Medicine Residency Program. As part of a distinguished residency and teaching program, this group of highly-skilled physicians will be instrumental in training new physicians as well as practicing family medicine. From minor illnesses to chronic conditions, the physicians of McLeod Family Medicine Center provide patients of all ages with the expert care they deserve. Dr. Moskos, Dr. Strauss and Dr. Robins are accepting new patients. For more information on becoming a new patient, please call 843-777-2800.

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GOD’S WORD Do not repay evil with evil or insult with insult. On the contrary, repay evil with blessing, because to this you were called so that you may inherit a blessing. For, “Whoever would love life and see good days must keep their tongue from evil and their lips from deceitful speech. They must turn from evil and do good; they must seek peace and pursue it. 1 Peter 3:9-11

OPINION

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 14, 2018

VIEWPOINT

Cakes, guns, discrimination and freedom of association By Thomas L. Knapp In the wake of the mass shooting at a high school in Parkland, Florida, a number of businesses have moved to distance themselves from scary-looking weapons, like the AR-15, from younger purchasers of weapons in general, and from organizations that don’t support laws violating the Second Amendment to the US Constitution. Whether these moves are from sincere conviction or mere concern for bottom lines, they’re provoking backlash. Retailers like Walmart and Dick’s Sporting Goods face multiple discrimination lawsuits from 18 to 21-year-olds over their corporate decisions to stop selling guns to that age group. These lawsuits are not about gun rights, any more than Masterpiece Cakeshop, Ltd. v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission, now before the US Supreme Court, is about same-sex marriage rites. Both sets of cases, arguments to the contrary notwithstanding, are clearly about freedom of association. If a baker doesn’t want to make a wedding cake for a same-sex wedding, he shouldn’t have to. It’s his right to do business – or not – with whomever he wants, for whatever reasons are important to him. If a store owner doesn’t want to sell an AR-15 to an 18-year-old, he or she shouldn’t have to. It’s their right to do business – or not – with whomever they want, for whatever reasons are important to them. Of course, many who take one side on one of the topics above take the opposite side on the other – “conservatives” because they hate same-sex marriage and love guns, “progressives” because they love same-sex marriage and hate guns. Each group considers its desired ends too important to abstain from hypocrisy as to the means of achieving those ends. The hypocrites’ hobgoblin of choice when arguing the wrong sides of these cases is Jim Crow, a set of racial segregation laws that prevailed in the American South for nearly a century. Allowing people to discriminate in private business decisions, they say, will result in society re-segregating along racial, religious, sexual, and other lines. What they forget (or would rather not discuss) is the fact that Jim Crow was not a set of social conventions freely adopted by the people of the South. It was a set of laws passed by corrupt politicians to artificially impede the natural tendency of people of all races to mix for both personal and commercial reasons. Rosa Parks wasn’t arrested for disobeying a bus driver. She was arrested for disobeying a law. Yes, freedom of association brings some bigots, including but not limited to anti-black bigots, anti-gay bigots, and anti-gun bigots, out of the woodwork. That’s a feature, not a bug. Bigotry thrives in the dark. In the light, bigots lose out both socially and financially. Boycott (and “buycott”) punish “bad” (and reward “good”) behavior. I personally hope and expect that Dick’s and Walmart will pay a price for their decision to discriminate against would-be gun purchasers and against 18- to 21-year-olds, and that non-bigoted businesses will profit. And please, politicians: Stop grandstanding, get out of the way, and let the people sort these matters out for ourselves.

Thomas L. Knapp (Twitter: @thomaslknapp) is director and senior news analyst at the William Lloyd Garrison Center for Libertarian Advocacy Journalism (thegarrisoncenter.org. He lives and works in north central Florida.

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The Southern way of phrasing things I’m as poor as a church mouse.

If you’ve grown up in the South, you’re heard all, or most, of the following sayings about people and life. You’ve probably said some of them yourself:

I’m so poor I can’t afford to pay attention.

Brenda Harrison

Bless your pea-pickin’ little heart!

Editor

Well butter my butt and call me a biscuit. I feel like I’ve been chewed up and spit out. He’s been rode hard and put up wet! It is hotter than blue blazes. If you can’t run with the big dogs, stay under the porch. He’s about as useful as a screen door on a submarine. She couldn’t carry a tune if she had a bucket with a lid on it. You better give your heart to Jesus, ‘cause your butt is mine. I’m gonna tan your hide.

He’s as happy as if he had good sense. Well that just dills my pickle.

She’s having a hissy fit. He’s having a duck fit. (A step above a hissy fit.) I been running all over hell’s half acre. I’m as busy as a one-legged cat in a sandbox.

She could make a preacher cuss! If you don’t stop that crying, I’ll give you something to cry about! She could start an argument in an empty house. About lying: That dog won’t hunt. If his lips’s movin’, he’s lyin’. You’d call an alligator a lizard.

She has her nose so high in the air she could drown in a rainstorm. He thinks the sun comes up just to hear him crow. He squeezes a quarter so tight the eagle screams. I’m too poor to paint, too proud to whitewash.

About stupidity: The porch light’s on, but no one’s home. He’s only got one oar in the water. He hasn’t got the sense God gave a goose.

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C O M M E N TA RY

The Juul presents a new threat to youth Technology has certainly improved our quality of life in many ways, but has also provided a number of unique challenges for youth and their parents. We regularly witness the dangers of the internet and social media and the need to ensure as parents that we monitor our children’s activities and place appropriate boundaries for its use.

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Another form of technology has recently brought a different kind of threat to the health and safety of our youth. Many of you are familiar with the increasing availability of e-cigarette and vaping products. Research is clearly demonstrating that the use of these products carry their own dangerous short and long-term health consequences. While often advertised as a safer alternative to tobacco use, these products often contain high levels of nicotine and other addictive substances that result in more extreme consequences than the traditional use of tobacco products. The most recent trend in the use of vaping products, Juuling, exhibits two of the more common characteristics of illegal substance use, concealment and intensity. It is quickly becoming an issue in our community, particularly in local middle and high schools. The instrument used is referred to as the Juul and is simply a smaller, slimmer and sleeker vapor-

THE JUUL IS EASY TO CONCEAL izer. It uses small liquid pods to deliver high doses of nicotine or other products. Part of its attractiveness to youth include fruity flavors, a sweet scent and the vapor cloud can be easily concealed. Its appearance is similar to a flash drive and it can even be recharged by attaching to a computer’s USB port. This allows for its discreet use in school bathrooms, libraries and even classrooms. The Juul also packs a punch with each pod containing the same amount of nicotine as a pack of cigarettes, often more than double the dose found in traditional vaping products. The use of any nicotine product is a health concern for youth as it is considered the single most addictive drug in the world. Youth are particularly sus-

ceptible as research shows nicotine products have a long-term impact on the brain’s development and may affect a teen’s behavior, concentration, memory and ability to learn. According to the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care, youth who use vaping products are twice as likely to suffer from a persistent cough, bronchitis, congestion and other respiratory issues. The Juul and other vaping products fall under the purview of the South Carolina Tobacco Act of 2006, amended in 2013 to include alternative nicotine products, making it illegal for anyone under the age of 18 to purchase, possess or use a tobacco product. Tobacco use related deaths remain by

First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.

far the leading substance use associated deaths in our country each year. As an agency, we are working closely with youth, parents and educators to raise the awareness of the dangers of new products such as the Juul and the inherent short and long-term health consequences. As parents, I encourage you to initiate a discussion with your child in regards to the dangers of vaping and its associated products and let them know your concerns and expectations with the choices they make. As a parent, regardless of today’s technology, you remain the most influential voice in your child’s life.

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Asthma education classes slated McLeod Children’s Hospital now provides family asthma education classes for children ages five to 11. Taught by McLeod Certified Asthma Educators, these free classes are held on the first Thursday of each month in the McLeod Family Medicine Center (144 North Ravenel Street, Florence) from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Food will be provided, and space is limited. A parent or

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guardian must attend with the child. Upcoming classes will be held on April 5, May 3, June 7, and July 5. To register for a family asthma education class, call McLeod Reservations and Scheduling at (843) 777-2095. For more information about the classes, call the McLeod Asthma Educator at (843) 777-8506.

Applications are now being accepted for the 2018 Michelle Yolanda Glenn Carey Scholarship Fund at Eastern Carolina Community Foundation. The application opportunity is open to Florence area high school graduating seniors who have been accepted to an institution of higher learning in the state of South Carolina with the intent to pursue a degree and career in elementary education. Applicants must also have graduated from Theodore Lester Ele-

mentary High School. Students interested in applying should contact the guidance department at their high school to request an application packet or contact info@easterncarolinacf.org for information. The deadline to apply is April 2. This scholarship is in memory of Michelle Yolanda Glenn Carey who emphatically declared, “I want to positively affect the lives of children.” She dedicated 20 years to the teaching of

many kindergarten students at Theodore Lester Elementary School. Her teaching skills extended into second generations of her initial students. Anyone who had the pleasure of meeting, being taught by her or working with her, very quickly realized that when she was in the classroom or in an instructional capacity, she was on a mission with passion and a smile.

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SUMMONS C/A NO. 2017-CP-21-2828 In the Court of Common Pleas State of South Carolina County of Florence Richard A. Wise and Connie R. Wise, Plaintiffs, vs. RJTS Properties, LLC, The Bank of Clarendon, Laura W. Swann, John Doe and Mary Roe representing all unknown persons having or claiming to have any right, title, or interest in or to, or lien upon, the real estate described as 1900 Mechanicsville Road, Florence County, SC, their heirs and assigns, and all other persons, firms, or corporations entitled to claim under, by or through the above-named Defendant(s), and all other persons or entities unknown claiming any right, title, interest, estate in, or lien upon, the real estate described as 1900 Mechanicsville Road, Florence County, SC, Defendants. TO THE DEFENDANTS ABOVE NAMED: YOU ARE HEREBY SUMMONED and required to answer the Complaint herein, copy of which is

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 637 .............ACREAGE/FARMS FOR SALE 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 .................CAMPER SALES/RENTALS 950...................................................SUVS 960............................................TRAILERS 970 ........... ..................................TRUCKS 980...................................................VANS 990 .........................................STATEWIDE

herewith served upon you, and to serve a copy of your Answer to said Complaint upon the subscribers at their offices, 248 West Evans Street, Florence, SC, within thirty (30) days after service thereof, exclusive of the day of such service, and if you fail to answer the Complaint herein within the time aforesaid, the Plaintiffs in this action will apply to the Court for the relief demanded in said Complaint. WILLCOX, BUYCK & WILLIAMS, P.A. Attorneys for Plaintiff Florence, SC February 22, 2018 TO THE DEFENDANTS ABOVE NAMED: YOU WILL PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the original Summons in the above entitled action, of which the foregoing is a copy, together with the Complaint, were filed in the office of the Clerk of Court for Florence County. WILLCOX, BUYCK & WILLIAMS, P.A. Attorneys for Plaintiff (2/28,3/7,3/14/18) STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF FLORENCE IN THE COURT OF COMMON PLEAS C/A No.: 2017-CP-21-00322

Reverse Mortgage Solutions, Inc., Plaintiff, vs. The Estate of Alma Woodfork, John Doe and Richard Roe, as Representatives of all Heirs and Devisees of Alma Woodfork, Deceased, and all persons entitled to claim under or through them; also, all other persons or corporations unknown claiming any right, title, interest in or lien upon the real estate described herein, any unknown adults, whose true names are unknown, being as a class designated as John Doe, and any unknown infants, persons under disability, or persons in the Military Service of the United States of America, whose true names are unknown, being as a class designated as Richard Roe, The United States of America, acting by and through its agency, The Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, Henry Woodfork II, Leroy Woodfork, Keith Woodfork, Lorell Woodfork, Claudia W. Duffins , Defendant(s). SUMMONS AND NOTICES (Non-Jury) FORECLOSURE OF REAL ESTATE MORTGAGE 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 508 Hampton Street, Suite 301, Columbia, SC 29201, 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. 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-inEquity/Special Referee, pursuant to Rule 53 of the South Carolina Rules of Civil Procedure. 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 the Plaintiff. NOTICE OF FILING COMPLAINT TO THE DEFENDANTS ABOVED 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 February 3, 2017. Parcel No. 70006-03007 Property Address: 408 West Byrd Street, Timmonsville, SC 29161 J. Martin Page, SC Bar No. 100200 508 Hampton Street, Suite 301 Columbia, SC 29201 Phone (803) 509-5078 (2/28,3/7,3/14/18) Notice is hereby given that LIBERTY SPIRITS LIQUOR, intends to apply to the South Carolina Department of Revenue for a license/permit that will allow the sale and ON premises consumption of LIQUOR at 719 WEST DARLINGTON ST. FLORENCE, SC 29501. To object to the issuance of this permit/license, written protest must be post-

marked no later than MARCH 16, 2018. For a protest to be valid, it must be in writing, and should include the following information: (1) the name, address, and telephone number of person filing the protest; (2) the specific reasons why the application should be denied; (3) that the person protesting is willing to attend a hearing (if one is requested by the applicant); (4) that the person protesting resides in the same county where the proposed place of business is located or within five miles of the business; and, (5) the name of the applicant and the address of the premises to be licensed. Protests must be mailed to: S.C. Department of Revenue, ATTN: ABL SECTION, P.O. Box 125, Columbia, SC 29214-0907; or faxed to: (803) 896-0110. (3/7,3/14,3/21/18) NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE OF SALE CIVIL ACTION NO. 2017-CP-21-02431 BY VIRTUE of the decree heretofore granted in the case of: Deutsche Bank National Trust Company as Trustee for GSAMP 2002HE2, Mortgage Pass Through Certificates Series 2002-HE2 vs. Cheryl Reese; Darrin Seay; Any heirs-at-law or devisees of Rosie Seay a/k/a Rosie V. Seay, deceased, their heirs, Personal Representatives, Administrators, Successors and Assigns, and all other persons or entities entitled to claim through them; all unknown persons or entities with any right, title, estate, interest in or lien upon the real estate described in the complaint herein; also any persons who may be in the military service of the United States of America, being a class designated as Richard Roe; and any unknown minors, incompetent or imprisoned person, or persons under a disability being a class designated as John Doe; Any heirs-at-law or devisees of William Seay, deceased, their heirs, Personal Representatives, Administrators, Successors and Assigns, and all other persons or entities entitled to claim through them; all unknown persons or entities with any right, title, estate, interest in or lien upon the real estate described in the complaint herein; also any persons who may be in the military service of the United States of America, being a class designated as Richard Roe; and any unknown minors, incompetent or imprisoned

person, or persons under a disability being a class designated as John Doe; Portfolio Recovery Associates LLC; South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles, the undersigned Special Referee for Florence County, South Carolina, will sell on April 3, 2018 at 11:00AM, at the Florence County Courthouse, City of Florence, State of South Carolina, to the highest bidder: ALL THAT CERTAIN PIECE, PARCEL, AND LOT OF LAND LYING AND BEING SITUATE IN FLORENCE COUNTY, SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 2, DESCRIBED AS LOT 3 OF THE JW KEEFE PHASE I RIVER ROAD SUBDIVISION AS SHOWN ON A PLAT PREPARED BY ROBERT F. MORGAN, RLS, DATED APRIL 29, 1995 AND RECORDED IN THE OFFICE OF THE CLERK OF COURT IN PLAT BOOK 57 AT PAGE 25, REFERENCE TO WHICH IS HEREBY CRAVED FOR A MORE COMPLETE. AND ACCURATE METES AND BOUNDS DESCRIPTION. SAID PLAT IS INCORPORATED HEREIN BY REFERENCE. ALSO INCLUDED HEREWITH IS THAT CERTAIN 1997 PIONEER MANUFACTURED HOME BEARING SERIAL N U M B E R PH2409GA2727A&B. THIS BEING THE SAME PROPERTY CONVEYED TO WILLIAM SEAY AND ROSIE SEAY BY DEED OF J.W. KEEFE DATED APRIL 6, 2001 AND RECORDED MAY 29, 2001 IN BOOK A633 AT PAGE 1418 IN THE RECORDS OF FLORENCE COUNTY, SOUTH CAROLINA. CURRENT ADDRESS OF PROPERTY: 1129 River Road, Pamplico, SC 29583 TMS: 00400-02-011 TERMS OF SALE: The successful bidder, other than the Plaintiff, will deposit with the Special Referee, at conclusion of the bidding, five percent (5%) of his bid, in cash or equivalent, as evidence of good faith, same to be applied to the purchase price in case of compliance, but to be forfeited and applied first to costs and then to the Plaintiff's debt in the case of non-compliance. Should the last and highest bidder fail to comply with the other terms of the bid within thirty (30) days, then the Special Referee may re-sell the property on the same terms and conditions on some subsequent Sales Day (at the risk of the said highest bidder). No personal or deficiency judgment being demanded, the bidding shall not remain open after the date of sale

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ON THE NORTH SIDE OF COURTLAND AVENUE AND FRONTS 75 FEET ON COURTLAND AVENUE AND RUNS BACK IN DEPTH 195 FEET AND IS BOUNDED AS FOLLOWS, TO-WIT: ON THE NORTH BY LOT NOS. 54 AND 55; ON THE EAST BY LOT NO. 45; ON THE SOUTH BY COURTLAND AVENUE; ON THE WEST BY LOT NO. 47, ALL AS SHOWN ON SAID PLAT. THIS BEING THE SAME PROPERTY CONVEYED TO WILLIAM C. BRUCE, JR. BY DEED OF EMILY B. BRUCE A/K/A EMILY BROWN BRUCE DATED MARCH 19, 2003 AND RECORDED MARCH 19, 2003 IN BOOK A727 AT PAGE 17 IN THE RECORDS FOR FLORENCE COUNTY, SOUTH CAROLINA. CURRENT ADDRESS OF PROPERTY: 1207 Courtland Avenue, Florence, SC 29505 TMS: 90052-06-005 TERMS OF SALE: The successful bidder, other than the Plaintiff, will deposit with the Special Referee, at conclusion of the bidding, five percent (5%) of his bid, in cash or equivalent, as evidence of good faith, same to be applied to the purchase price in case of compliance, but to be forfeited and applied first to costs and then to the Plaintiff's debt in the case of non-compliance. Should the last and highest bidder fail to comply with the other terms of the bid within thirty (30) days, then the Special Referee may re-sell the property on the same terms and conditions on some subsequent Sales Day (at the risk of the said highest bidder). Deficiency judgment being demanded, the bidding will not be closed on the day of sale but will remain open for a period of thirty (30) days as provided by law. Plaintiff is demanding a deficiency, the Plaintiff may waive any of its rights, including its right to a deficiency judgment, prior to sale. Purchaser to pay for documentary stamps on the Deed. The successful bidder will be required to pay interest on the amount of the balance of the bid from date of sale to date of compliance with the bid at the rate of 6% per annum. The sale shall be subject to taxes and assessments, existing easements and restrictions, easements and restrictions of record and any other senior encumbrances. In the event an agent of Plaintiff does not appear at the time of sale, the within property shall be withdrawn from sale and sold at the next available

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NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE OF SALE CIVIL ACTION NO. 2017-CP-21-02217 BY VIRTUE of the decree heretofore granted in the case of: Lakeview Loan Servicing LLC vs. Jason M. Cole; Bath, Inc., the undersigned Special Referee for Florence County, South Carolina, will sell on April 3, 2018 at 11:00AM, at the Florence County Courthouse, City of Florence, State of South Carolina, to the highest bidder: ALL THAT CERTAIN PIECE, PARCEL OR LOT OF LAND LYING, BEING AND SITUATE IN THE COUNTY OF FLORENCE, STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA, KNOWN AND DESIGNATED AS LOT NO. 5, AS SHOWN ON A MAP OF THE POINTE SUBDIVISION, BY NESBITT SURVEYING COMPANY, INC., DATED JULY 18, 1995, AND RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 59 AT PAGE 93. REFERENCE IS ALSO MADE TO A MAP MADE BY LIND, HICKS AND ASSOCIATES, SURVEYORS, DATED NOVEMBER 10, 1998, AND RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 69 AT PAGE 335. REFERENCE IS ALSO CRAVED TO A PLAT PREPARED FOR ZOTHANMAWII KHIANGTE, BY NESBITT SURVEYING CO., INC., RECORDED HEREWITH, IN PLAT BOOK 91 AT PAGE 374. SAID PLATS ARE INCORPORATED HEREIN BY REFERENCE THERETO FOR A MORE COMPLETE AND ACCURATE DESCRIPTION THEREOF. THIS BEING THE SAME PROPERTY CONVEYED TO JASON M. COLE BY DEED OF ZOTHANMAWII KHIANGTE DATED MARCH 27, 2014, AND RECORDED MARCH 31, 2014, IN DEED BOOK B515 AT PAGE 752, IN THE OFFICE OF THE ROD FOR FLORENCE COUNTY, SOUTH CAROLINA. CURRENT ADDRESS OF PROPERTY: 3026 Pointe Drive, Florence, SC 29501

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PROPERTY CONVEYED TO ELLA MAE WRIGHT BY DEED OF DISTRIBUTION RECORDED MAY 24, 2002 IN BOOK A-682 AT PAGE 1613 IN THE OFFICE OF THE CLERK OF COURT FOR FLORENCE COUNTY, SOUTH CAROLINA. CURRENT ADDRESS OF PROPERTY: 1314 Rebecca Street, Florence, SC 29501 TMS: 01472 01 007 TERMS OF SALE: The successful bidder, other than the Plaintiff, will deposit with the Special Referee, at conclusion of the bidding, five percent (5%) of his bid, in cash or equivalent, as evidence of good faith, same to be applied to the purchase price in case of compliance, but to be forfeited and applied first to costs and then to the Plaintiff's debt in the case of non-compliance. Should the last and highest bidder fail to comply with the other terms of the bid within thirty (30) days, then the Special Referee may re-sell the property on the same terms and conditions on some subsequent Sales Day (at the risk of the said highest bidder). No personal or deficiency judgment being demanded, the bidding shall not remain open after the date of sale and shall be final on that date, and compliance with the bid may be made immediately. Purchaser to pay for documentary stamps on the Deed. The successful bidder will be required to pay interest on the amount of the balance of the bid from date of sale to date of compliance with the bid at the rate of 7.125% per annum. The sale shall be subject to taxes and assessments, existing easements and restrictions, easements and restrictions of record and any other senior encumbrances. In the event an agent of Plaintiff does not appear at the time of sale, the within property shall be withdrawn from sale and sold at the next available sales date upon the terms and conditions as set forth in the Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale or such terms as may be set forth in a supplemental order. The Honorable Robert E. Lee Special Referee for Florence County Brock & Scott, PLLC

3800 Fernandina Road, Suite 110 Columbia, SC 29210 Attorneys for Plaintiff Phone 803-454-3540 Fax 803-454-3541 (3/14,3/21,3/28/18) NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE OF SALE CIVIL ACTION NO. 2017-CP-21-02718 BY VIRTUE of the decree heretofore granted in the case of: Wells Fargo Bank, NA vs. Any heirs-at-law or devisees of Emma Eaddy, deceased, their heirs, Personal Representatives, Administrators, Successors and Assigns, and all other persons or entities entitled to claim through them; all unknown persons or entities with any right, title, estate, interest in or lien upon the real estate described in the complaint herein; also any persons who may be in the military service of the United States of America, being a class designated as Richard Roe; and any unknown minors, incompetent or imprisoned person, or persons under a disability being a class designated as John Doe, the undersigned Special Referee for Florence County, South Carolina, will sell on April 3, 2018 at 11:00AM, at the Florence County Courthouse, City of Florence, State of South Carolina, to the highest bidder: ALL THAT CERTAIN PIECE, PARCEL OR LOT OF LAND LYING AND BEING ON THE WESTERN SIDE OF MCALLISTER STREET IN THE TOWN OF LAKE CITY, COUNTY OF FLORENCE AND STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA, DESIGNATED AS LOTS NOS. 28 AND 27, ON A PLAT OR MAP THEREOF PREPARED BY S.C. MORRIS, SURVEYOR, DATED DECEMBER 4-8,1937 AND NOW OF RECORD IN THE OFFICE OF THE CLERK OF COURT FOR FLORENCE COUNTY, AND AS DESCRIBED AS THE ELLA F. JONES PROPERTY, TO WHICH MAP OR PLAT REFERENCE IS HEREBY DIRECTED FOR A MORE COMPLETE DESCRIPTION THAN IS HERE GIVEN SAID LOTS ARE TOGETHER BOUNDED AND DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: ON THE NORTH BY LANDS OF LOT NO. 26 NOW OR FORMERLY OWNED BY JAMES R. EPPS DAVIS; ON THE EAST BY SAID MCALLISTER STREET; ON THE SOUTH BY WILLCOX AVENUE; AND ON THE WEST BY LOTS NOS. 53 AND 70, AS SHOWN ON SAID PLAT. THIS BEING THE SAME PROPERTY CONVEYED TO EMMA EADDY BY DEED OF

RETHA BURCH BROWN DATED MAY 5, 2006 AND RECORDED MAY 9, 2006 IN BOOK B9 AT PAGE 752 IN THE RECORDS FOR FLORENCE COUNTY, SOUTH CAROLINA. CURRENT ADDRESS OF PROPERTY: 158 South McAllister Street, Lake City, SC 29560 TMS: 80008-17001 TERMS OF SALE: The successful bidder, other than the Plaintiff, will deposit with the Special Referee, at conclusion of the bidding, five percent (5%) of his bid, in cash or equivalent, as evidence of good faith, same to be applied to the purchase price in case of compliance, but to be forfeited and applied first to costs and then to the Plaintiff's debt in the case of non-compliance. Should the last and highest bidder fail to comply with the other terms of the bid within thirty (30) days, then the Special Referee may re-sell the property on the same terms and conditions on some subsequent Sales Day (at the risk of the said highest bidder). No personal or deficiency judgment being demanded, the bidding shall not remain open after the date of sale and shall be final on that date, and compliance with the bid may be made immediately. Purchaser to pay for documentary stamps on the Deed. The successful bidder will be required to pay interest on the amount of the balance of the bid from date of sale to date of compliance with the bid at the rate of 4.625% per annum. The sale shall be subject to taxes and assessments, existing easements and restrictions, easements and restrictions of record and any other senior encumbrances. In the event an agent of Plaintiff does not appear at the time of sale, the within property shall be withdrawn from sale and sold at the next available sales date upon the terms and conditions as set forth in the Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale or such terms as may be set forth in a supplemental order. The Honorable Robert E. Lee Special Referee for Florence County Brock & Scott, PLLC 3800 Fernandina Road, Suite 110 Columbia, SC 29210 Attorneys for Plaintiff Phone 803-454-3540 Fax 803-454-3541 (3/14,3/21,3/28/18) MASTER IN EQUITY'S SALE 2016-CP-21-03052 BY VIRTUE of a decree heretofore granted in the

case of: Reverse Mortgage Solutions, Inc. against Mary E. Hill, et al., I, the undersigned Master in Equity for Florence County, will sell on April 3, 2018 at 11:00 AM, Florence County Courthouse, 180 North Irby Street, MSC-E, Florence, SC 29501, to the highest bidder: All that certain piece, parcel or lot of land lying, being and situate in the County of Florence, State of South Carolina, being known and designated as Lot 19 Block Q on a Plat of Glendale Acres, Subdivision, Section 3 by Banks & Powers Surveyors, dated December 10, 1954 and recorded in Plat Book U Page 78 in the office of the Clerk of Court for Florence County and being generally bounded and described as follows, to-wit: On the North by Winlark Drive which it fronts and measures 100 feet, on the east by Lot 20, Block Q on which is measures 150 feet on the south by Lot 9 Block Q of which is measures 100 feet and on the west by lot 18 Block Q on which it measures 150 feet as shown on plat by W.R. Reg. Surveyor, dated June 22, 1965. This being the same property conveyed unto Joan P. Kelly by Deed of Mary E. Hill by dated December 9, 2010 and recorded December 10, 2010 in Book B331 at Page 1469, in the office of the Clerk of Court for Florence County, South Carolina. CURRENT ADDRESS OF PROPERTY: 3608 Winlark Dr., Florence, SC 29506 Parcel No. 90163-02-012 TERMS OF SALE: The successful bidder, other than the plaintiff, will deposit with the Master in Equity, at conclusion of the bidding, five percent (5%) of his bid, in cash or equivalent, as evidence of good faith, same be applied to purchase price in case of compliance, but to be forfeited and applied first to costs and then to plaintiff's debt in the case of noncompliance. Should the last and highest bidder fail or refuse to make the required deposit at the time of bid or comply with the other terms of the bid within twenty (20) days, then the Master in Equity may re-sell the property on the same terms and conditions on some subsequent Sales Day (at risk of the said highest bidder Purchaser to pay for documentary stamps on Master in Equity’s Deed. Deficiency is waived and the sale will close on the Sales Day. The successful bidder will be required to pay interest on the amount of the balance of the bid from date of sale to date of compliance with the bid at the rate of 5.060% per annum. SAVE AND

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Wednesday, March 14, 2018 EXCEPT ANY RELEASES, DEEDS OF RELEASE, OR PRIOR CONVEYANCES OF RECORD. SUBJECT TO ASSESSMENTS, Florence COUNTY TAXES, EXISTING EASEMENTS, EASEMENTS AND RESTRICTIONS OF RECORD, AND OTHER SENIOR ENCUMBRANCES. In the event an agent of Plaintiff does not appear at the time of sale, the within property shall be withdrawn from sale and sold at the next available sales date upon the terms and conditions as set forth in the Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale or such terms as may be set forth in a supplemental order. The Honorable Robert E. Lee As Master in Equity for Florence County Bell Carrington & Price, LLC Attorney for Plaintiff (3/14,3/21,3/28/18) NOTICE OF SALE BY VIRTUE of a decree heretofore granted in the case of The Citizens Bank vs. Ester Darlene McCutcheon a/k/a Ester D. McCutcheon, individually and as Personal Representative for The Estate of Steven Jeryld McCutcheon a/k/a Steven J. McCutcheon, Vickie McCutcheon Boatwright a/k/a Vickie M. Boatwright ,individually and as Personal Representative of The Estate of Nettie Belle McCutcheon, The Estate of Darrell McCutcheon, Jimmy Poston, Andy McCutcheon, Kevin Andrew McCutcheon, Marlo Ward McCutcheon, Channon Lee McCutcheon, Candice McCutcheon, Jeffrey McCutcheon, Jason McCutcheon, South Carolina Workers’ Compensation Uninsured Employers’ Fund, South Carolina Collections, LLC, and also, any other person claiming any right, title or interest in the real estate, and John Doe and Sally Roe, also any persons who may be in the military service of the United States of America, being a class designated as John Doe, and any unknown minors or person under a disability being a class designated as Richard Roe representing any unknown heirs of, or claimants against the property described in the Complaint, CA# 2017-CP-21-734, I, the undersigned, will sell on April 3, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. or thereafter, at the Florence County Courthouse, 180 North Irby Street, Florence, South Carolina, to the highest bidder the following property: All that certain piece, parcel of lot of land lying, being and situate in the County of Florence, State of South Carolina, near the Town of Coward and being designated as Lot “D” and being more particularly shown on a plat prepared for Ester McCutcheon by Nesbitt Surveying Co., Inc., dated January 11, 2018, and recorded in the office of the Clerk of Court for Florence County in Plat Book 106 at page 622 ; reference being had to said plat for a more complete and accurate description. TMS # 0013503-014 All that certain piece, parcel of lot of land lying, being and situate in the County of Florence, State of South Carolina, near the Town of Coward, designated as Tract 1, containing 67.49 acres, and being more particularly shown on a plat prepared for Ester McCutcheon by Nesbitt Surveying Co., Inc., dated January 11, 2018, and recorded in the office of the Clerk of Court for Florence County in Plat Book 106 at page 622; reference being had to said plat for a more complete and accurate description. TMS # 00135-03-020 All that certain piece, parcel of lot of

land lying, being and situate in the County of Florence, State of South Carolina, near the Town of Coward, designated as Tract 2, containing 3.45 acres, and being more particularly shown on a plat prepared for The Citizens Bank by Nesbitt Surveying Co., Inc., dated January 11, 2018, and recorded in the office of the Clerk of Court for Florence County in Plat Book 106 at page 622; reference being had to said plat for a more complete and accurate description. TMS # 00135-03-022 All that certain piece, parcel or tract of land situate, lying and being in the County of Florence, State of South Carolina, containing 3.13 acres as shown on map made by Nesbitt Surveying Company for Baylane Park dated August 23, 2001 and recorded in the Office of the Clerk of Court for Florence County in Plat Book 77 at Page 231; reference being had to said plat for a more complete and accurate description. TMS # 0013503-035 All that certain piece, parcel or tract of land situate, lying and being in the County of Florence, State of South Carolina, containing 2.57 acres shown and designated as Lot 10 on a map made by Weston C. Snipes for Charles Driggers dated August 21, 1981 and recorded in the Office of the Clerk of Court for Florence County in Plat Book 20 at Page 70; reference being had to said plat for a more complete and accurate description. TMS # 0013503-041 ALSO: All that certain piece, parcel of lot of land situate on the east side of US Highway 52 in the city limits of Coward, South Carolina, containing 1.95 acres and being combined Tracts numbers 5 and 6, both of equal length in their eastern and western boundaries as shown on a plat by W. C. Snipes, RLS, dated October 23, 1979, recorded in the office of the Clerk of Court for Florence County in Plat Book 18 at page 844; reference being had to said plat for a more complete and accurate description. For derivations, see deed from Ronald D. Carter to Nettie Belle McCutcheon dated December 8, 1981, and recorded in the office of the Clerk of Court for Florence County on December 21, 1981, in Book A-176, at Page 278, and see deed from Ronald D. Carter to Nettie Belle McCutcheon dated July 30, 1982 and recorded in the office of the Clerk of Court for Florence County on August 4, 1982 in Book A178, Page 578. Less and Excepting: 0.69 acres conveyed to Learline Eaddy, Lara Ann Felder and Samuel Davis by deed from Nettie Belle McCutcheon, dated December 12, 1989, and recorded in the Office of the Clerk of Court for Florence County on December 13, 1989 in BookA314 at Page 225. TMS # 192-03038 and 192-03-039 TERMS OF SALE: The successful bidder, other than the Plaintiff, will deposit, at the conclusion of the bidding, five percent (5%) of the bid, in cash or equivalent, as evidence of good faith, same to be applied to purchase price in case of compliance, but to be forfeited and applied first to costs and then to Plaintiff's debt in the case of noncompliance. Should the last and highest bidder fail or refuse to make the required deposit at time of bid or comply with the other terms of the bid within twenty (20) days, then the property will be resold on the same terms and conditions on some subsequent Sales Day at the risk of the said highest bidder. Personal or deficiency judgment having been waived, the bidding will not remain open and compliance with the bid

may be made immediately. Purchaser to pay for preparation of the deed, documentary stamps on the deed, recording fees and interest on the amount of the bid from date of sale to date of compliance with the bid at the rate of $21.11 per day. SUBJECT TO FLORENCE COUNTY TAXES AND ASSESSMENTS, EASEMENTS, RESTRICTIONS, ANY OTHER MATTERS OF RECORD. s/Steven G. Mikell Special Referee for Florence County March 7, 2018 Florence, South Carolina Ray Coit Yarborough, Jr. Attorney for Plaintiff (3/14,3/21,3/28/18) NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given that the contents of the rental units listed herein will be offered for sale at public auction per South Carolina Self Storage Act. The property list contained herein will be sold to satisfy liens imposed by A & W Storage on March 31,2018 at 10 am. The sale will occur on premises at 1459 Floyd Circle, Florence, SC 29501 (843-662-2202). The personal and or business property including but not limited to furniture, clothing, tools and other household items stored therein by below named occupants: Unit 206- G Artis Unit 308 and 303 – L Herring Unit 240- L Lane Unit 139- A Rogers Unit 222 and 223- P Doctor (3/14,3/21/18)

ORDER AND NOTICE OF SALE DEFICIENCY JUDGMENT REQUESTED AS TO DEFENDANT ESTATE OF HERBERT A. TIMMONS, JR. NOT ELIGIBLE FOR LOAN MODIFICATION UNDER THE HOME AFFORDABLE MODIFICATION PROGRAM STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA FLORENCE COUNTY IN THE COURT OF COMMON PLEAS TWELFTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT 2017CP-21-01716 FIRST-CITIZENS BANK & TRUST COMPANY, AS SUCCESSOR IN INTEREST BY MERGER TO FIRST-CITIZENS BANK AND TRUST COMPANY OF SOUTH CAROLINA, Plaintiff, vs. ESTATE OF HERBERT A. TIMMONS, JR. BY AND THROUGH ITS PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE J. KEVIN CRAIN; US FOODS, INC.; CHARLES A. TIMMONS; HERBERT A. TIMMONS A/K/A HERBERT A. TIMMONS III; TREVA MARIA TIMMONS; PALMETTO HERITAGE BANK & TRUST, WANDA K. RIDENHOUR, Defendant(s). BY VIRTUE of a decree heretofore granted in the case of First-Citizens Bank & Trust Company, as successor in interest by merger to First-Citizens Bank and Trust Company of South Carolina v. Estate of Herbert A. Timmons, Jr. by and through its Personal Representative J. Kevin Crain; US Foods, Inc.; Charles A. Timmons; Herbert A. Timmons a/k/a Herbert A. Timmons III; Treva Maria Timmons; Palmetto Heritage Bank & Trust; Wanda K. Ridenhour, case number 2017-CP-2101716, I, the undersigned Clerk of Court for Florence County, will hold a sale on April 2, 2018 at 12:00 PM at the Florence County Courthouse, 180 N. Irby Street, Florence, SC 29601, and sell the following described property to the highest bidder: All that certain piece, parcel or tract of land lying, being and situate on the North side of State Road S21-1413 just South of the City of Lake City, in the County of Florence and State of South Carolina, and being bounded as follows: On the North by a ditch separating this prop-

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Wednesday, March 14, 2018 erty from Lake City Industrial Park; on the East by a fifty-foot street as shown on a plat hereinafter referred to; on the South by said State road; and on the West by the Lake City Airport. Said property is more particularly shown, described and delineated as property of “C.D. Askins, et al” on a plat by Weston C. Snipes, R.L.S., dated February 25, 1981, and recorded in the Office of the Clerk of Court for Florence County in Plat Book 36, at Page 173. Also including all right, title and interest in the fifty (50) foot road not county-maintained. The property herein described is the same 17.27 acre tract shown on the above referred to plat less and excepting four (4) acres heretofore conveyed to Lake City Church of Christ (see Plat Book 26, at Page 750), less and except 1.7 acres heretofore conveyed to Roland D. Cumbee, Jr. (see Plat Book 28, at Page 100), less and except 1.7 acres heretofore conveyed to Thomas and Michael McKenzie (see Plat Book 31, at Page 232), and less and except .459 of an acre heretofore conveyed to the City of Lake City (see Plat Book 51, at Page 27). This being the same property acquired by Herbert A. Timmons, Jr. by deed from James Wesley Floyd, Jr., Heyward L. King, Jr., and Wayne Farrell Lindley, as Trustees of the James Wesley Floyd Marital Deduction Trust, Nancy W. Wilson, C. B. Askins, Jim McElveen, Thedis E. Barrineau, Jackaline E. Floyd, and Bobbie E. Odom, dated May 18, 1993, recorded November 9, 1993 in Book A402 at Page 2111, in the Office of the Clerk of Court for Florence County, South Carolina. 9.411 acres, Highway 52 and West Cole Road, Lake City, SC 29560 TMS#: 00169-31-026 TERMS OF SALE: The successful bidder, other than Plaintiff, will deposit with the Florence County Clerk of Court at the conclusion of the bidding five percent (5%) of its bid, in cash or equivalent, as evidence of good faith, same to be applied to the purchase price in case of compliance, but to be forfeited and applied first to costs and then to Plaintiff’s debt in the case of noncompliance. Should the last and highest bidder fail or refuse to make the required deposit at time of bid or comply with the other terms of the bid within thirty (30) days, then the Clerk of Court may resell the property on the same terms and conditions at the risk of the said highest bidder. Purchaser to pay for documentary stamps on the conveying deed. The successful bidder will be required to pay interest on the amount of the bid from the date of sale to the date of compliance with the bid at the rate of 5.000% per annum. Should Plaintiff or one of its representatives fail to be present at the time of sale, the property shall be automatically withdrawn from said sale. As a deficiency judgment is being demanded, the bidding will remain open thirty (30) days after the date of sale. THIS SALE IS ALSO MADE SUBJECT TO ALL FLORENCE COUNTY TAXES AND EXISTING EASEMENTS, RESTRICTIONS, AND SENIOR LIENS AND/OR OTHER

ENCUMBRANCES OF RECORD. Doris Poulos O’Hara Clerk of Court Florence County Florence, South Carolina January 4, 2018 ATTORNEYS FOR PLAINTIFF: Samuel D. Fleder Jeriel A. Thomas Smith Debnam Narron Drake Saintsing & Myers, LLP P.O. Box 26268 Raleigh, NC 27611 Attorneys for Plaintiff (3/14,3/21,3/28/18) 40504

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COLOR RUN – Top fundraising students Derrick Smith, left, and Landen Russ, right, pose after dousing color on administrators Shadaris Bradley and Shand Josey.

Williams kids enjoy Color Run Williams Middle School PTO hosted its inaugural My School Color Run fundraiser on March 3. This fun and casual 3K run/walk raised over $1,000 toward improving the school’s technology. Students, staff, parents and relatives ran on the school property, passing through vibrant color zones, making it a “colorful experience.” Additionally, each participant was given a powder color packet that was thrown in the air at the final color celebration at the finish line. Everyone was covered in color and smiles throughout the afternoon. “Rather than sell goods, we wanted to

engage the entire school community in a fitness initiative that aims to encourage a lifelong healthy way of living,” said Heather Richardson, coordinator of the Color Run and member of Williams Middle School PTO. “Plus, by putting on a fun event for the students, we raised some money to try to improve the quality of our kids’ education.” Several local businesses partnered with Williams to make the Color Run possible: International Knife and Saw Inc., Peanut Patch, Piggly Wiggly, and IGA. Williams students are already anticipating Color Run 2.0.

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CARE House of the Pee Dee is hosting its 7th Annual CAPES For Kids 5K/10K/ Kids Fun Run on Saturday, April 29. This run began in 2011 in memory of a Carver Elementary student who lost her life due to physical abuse and neglect. Every April, we honor her life while also raising awareness for Child Abuse Prevention Month! CARE House of the Pee Dee’s CAPES for Kids 5K and 10K will start at 8 a.m. at Briggs Elementary on Congaree Drive. The Kids Fun Run begins at 9:30. Superheroes will meet and greet

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The cost is $195 for YMCA members and $230 for participants. One half of the fee (non-refundable and non-transferable) is required for registration, balance to be paid the first day of class, after passing swim test. You must register one week in advance to complete e-learning before class begins. Classes offered in April and May – classes last two weekends. Call Cindy Averitt at 843-665-1234 for more information or visit florenceymca.org/ aquatics.

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‘Cinderella Ballet’ to be performed March 23-25 The South Carolina Dance Theater brings a classic fairytale to life with its presentation of the family favorite, “Cinderella.” A perfect story for anyone who believes in magic, the blended beauty and artistry of the ballet bring to life the story of a beautiful mistreated heroine, her wicked stepmother and evil stepsisters, a kind and gentle fairy godmother, a magical coach, a royal ball with a prince in attendance, the daunting stroke of midnight and a lost glass slipper. Most importantly, the fairy tale ballet ends with the classic “happy ever after” ending. Hannah Griffin portrays Cinderella, a girl who is treated as a servant in her father’s home by her wicked stepmother, convincingly performed by Meggie Baker. To get to her prince, she has to get past her conniving stepmother as well as her two cruel stepsisters, roles which are skillfully danced by Rosemary Flamini and Ella Naylor. Along the way she discovers her Fairy Godmother, artfully danced by Camille Knockemus, and four wonderful fairies for each of the seasons with Alyssa Hanna as Spring, Gracie Wilson as Summer, McKenna Dynan as Autumn and Kailey White as Winter. Daniel Culpepper returns to the SCDT stage as a guest artist as he brings to life the role of the handsome prince who wins the heart of Cinderella. Other leading roles are performed by Ava Hatchell as the

HANNAH GRIFFIN AS CINDERELLA energetic and sometimes annoying Jester, and Luke Baker as the superior dance master who is faced with the daunting task of teaching the wicked stepsisters to dance in preparation for the ball. Transformed by the Fairy Godmother, Cinderella attends the ball and the prince falls in love with her at first sight. At midnight, however, she must flee from the ball and as she runs away, she loses a glass slipper. Unable to find the beautiful and unknown princess, the

prince searches his kingdom and even around the world as visits are made to Majorca, danced by Kailey White, Alyssa Hanna, McKenna Dynan, to Persia danced by Natalie Dean, Grace Munn, Isabelle Dauksch, and to Asia where the prince is greeted by Gracie Wilson, Bailey Barefoot, and Ella Miller. SCDT-2 dancers are Kaylee Bair, Maria Evans, Alyssa McGee, Lily Merzlak, Faith Miller, Madolyn Petty, Alaina Naylor, and Ella Warner who appear in various roles through-

STEPMOTHER AND DAUGHTERS – Rosemary Flamini, left, Meggie Baker, standing, Ella Naylor out the performances. SCDT-3 dancers are Giada Basta, Natalie Brewton, Caroline Corn, Lydia Danford, Annie Ruth Eliason, Ella Grace Jordan, Arden Rand, Isadora Seeber, and Emma Wentzel and they appear as Court Ladies. SCDT-4 dancers are Vanessa Brewton, Louisa McLeod, Jia Jia Lin, Aly Powell, Megan Pugh, Olivia Kate Rand, McKinley Riley, Mary Ashley Snipes, Abi Urquhart, and Aubrey Youmans appear in Promenade and as Dragonflies.

Appearing as Ladybugs are preparatory students Willa Ridenhour, Miriam Welch, Ella Quann, Addisyn Thomas, Eden Thomas, Lola Breennick, Hannah Quann, and Olivia Allred. Danced to the beautiful music of the Soviet composer and pianist, Sergei Prokofiev, the score was commissioned for the Kirov Ballet in Leningrad, but put on hold during World War II. Although commissioned by the Kirov, the full length ballet was first performed by the Bolshoi Ballet in Moscow in 1945.

Since that time, the folk tale turned ballet has been staged by most major companies around the world and is considered one of the great ballet classics. Full length performances will be presented at the Francis Marion Performing Arts Center on Friday, March 23, at 7:30 p.m., a matinee on Saturday, March 24, at 3 p.m., and a Sunday matinee on March 25 at 3 p.m. The Saturday matinee will be followed by Cinderella’s Glass Slipper Tea Party in the lobby immediately following the performance. Dancers in costumes will greet guests as Cinderella hosts a party for those in attendance. Refreshments will be served and there will be opportunities for pictures and autographs. Reservations for the performances may be made by calling the PAC at 843-661-4444 or online by visiting www.fmupac. org. The SCDT is rich in history and a vital cornerstone of the cultural community in this area. Providing dancers with professional instruction, the company strives to provide performance experience and stage elaborate productions showcasing the best of dance. Susan Rowe serves as artistic director of the company. For more information, visit the Company’s website at www.scdancetheatre.com or send an email to scdancetheatre@gmail.com.

Calvin and Fallon perfecting their cha cha routine BY BRENDA HARRISON Editor of The News Journal Florence, S.C. The Rev. Calvin Robinson and Fallon Frierson are depending on faith, hope and charity, along with many rehearsals, to take them to the winners spotlight at the upcoming Dancing For Our Future Stars competition on March 22. The couple will cha cha to Marvin Gaye’s “Gotta Give It Up.” The Rev. Robinson is the pastor at Trinity Baptist Church in Florence. Before agreeing to participate in this major fund raiser for The School Foundation, he hadn’t danced in a long time, he said. His congregation has been very positive and supportive about his participation, he added. Fallon is a senior at Wilson High School and plans to attend North

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Carolina A&T State University in the fall. She has been dancing since age 2, and participated in similar dance contests in Cheraw and Camden. “I think Fallon is excellent. She makes it easy for me,” commented Calvin. Fallon praised the Rev. Robinson saying, “He is a wonderful partner. I can tell he has been practicing, and he is looking good.” Calvin and Fallon will square-off with the other celebrities and dance professionals at the SiMT on March 22 for a chance to win the coveted mirror ball trophy at this 8th annual dance competition. A reception will begin at 6 p.m. followed by the competition at 7 p.m. Guests will have an opportunity to win a custom-designed jewelry piece donated by Lisa and Lex Matthews of Southern Jewelry

Design. The remaining dance couples for this year’s event are: • Dr. Lisa Bishara (McLeod Health) and Joseph Steen • Louie Callahan (Burch Oxner Seale Co., CPAs) and Alexis McDonald • Ken Baker (WMBF News) and Mary Grace Colburn • Ron Glancy (Raines Hospitality) and Tiffany Welsh • David Hall (First Reliance Bank) and Erin Haynes • Dr. Ramzy Hourany (Carolinas Hospital System) and Julia Thompson • Jammie McDonald (First Citizens Bank) and Cole Davis • Joey McMillan (Coldwell Banker McMillan and Associates)

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DANCING FOR OUR FUTURE FROM PAGE 1B and Katelyn Rodgers • Chris Rogers (Carver Elementary School) and Morgan Truitt • Robbie Timms (BB&T) and Meggie Baker • Les Ward (Pepsi of Florence, LLC/Pee Dee Food Service) and Mallory Baxley Fans may vote online for their favorite couple(s) at DancingForOurFutureStarsOfFlorence.com for $10 per vote. The “People’s Choice” mirror ball trophies will be awarded to the three couples raising the most votes. A panel of judges will name one couple “Technical Skills Winner” based on the contestants’ overall skills. One couple will also be chosen as “Most Entertaining” by the judges. Dancers receiving the largest number of online votes will be awarded the “Social Stars” trophy. All proceeds from this major fund-raising event will go to The School Foundation. To date, the foundation has provided over $1,355,377 in grants to FSD1 educators. To learn more about The School Foundation, visit their website at www.theschoolfoundation.org.

Artist releases two historical prints erner I appreciate and respect what she did to help others in much danger.” “As for The Citadel painting of it ring, I learned that not all who get their diploma get their ring, so it is a big deal.” Prints are available by emailing Debbie at debbieb644@yahoo.com. and on FaceBook at Debbie Broadway Art Studio.

Local artist Debbie Broadway recently completed two paintings which she feels have past and current historical significance. One is “Harriet Tubman: ‘Moses’, Scout, Soldier, Woman of God.” The other is “Charleston Citadel: The Ring.” She decided to do a representational painting about Harriet Tubman after learning her fascinating story. She has included a one page summary on Tubman’s life to accompany the numbered and signed prints. “Harriet Tubman was an incredible person and my focus was her accomplishments as a woman,” Broadway said. “I did not know her significance in the Civil War which included being responsible for leading 700 folks to freedom, in addition to other accomplishments in spite of a severe disability. Nor did I know that she was a soldier, spy and, as a woman, held a strategic leadership role including training others. “Although I am a South-

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SCDR relocates The South Carolina Department of Revenue’s Florence office has moved to 181 East Evans Street, Suite 5, Florence.

The Pee Dee Roundup, a Mustang and Ford show, will be held on Saturday, March 24, in Downtown Florence. Cars and trucks will be on display along Cheves and Dargan Streets from noon until 4 p.m. Trophies and prizes will be awarded at approximately 4 p.m. Pre-registration to enter a Ford and Ford powered vehicle is $20. Registration the day of the show is $25 and registration is open 9 a.m. until noon. For more information, you may visit the website at www.ESCMustangClub. com.

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Guest Preacher: Preeacher: Rev. Rev v. David M McIntosh Wednesday, W ednesday y, March 14 at 12:30 pm Join us for a midweek Lenten service led by Rev.. David L. McIntosh Rev McIntosh, h, Jr., ., pastor of Hartsville Jr Presbyterian Church (PCA). He is a Florencee native and “grew up” in n the Central family family.. Pastor Pasttor McIntosh is a graduate of Clemson Un University niversity and has a Master of Divinity degre ee from Covenant degree Theological Seminary Seminary.. He has previously served at T Twin win w Oaks Presbyterian Preesbyterian Church (PCA) in St. Louis, Mis Missouri, ssouri, and at Woodruff W ooodruff Road Presbyte Presbyterian erian Church (PCA) in Greenville, S.C. S David and his children. hildren. wife Amie have four ch The 30-minute service will w begin at 12:30 pm. Lunch ($6) will be available beginning at 11:30 am and 1:00 pm pm. m. Corner of Irby & Cheves St 843-662-3218 www.centralmethodist.net www.centralmethodist.net . Senior Pastor Pastor,, The Reverend Revverend Will Will Malambri

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Mayo High finalist for Palmetto’s Finest

The Southeastern Institute of Manufacturing and Technology at Florence-Darlington Technical College is full for the annual Technical Mathematics Competition.

FDTC hosts high school math contest Florence-Darlington Technical College hosts a dozen top high school math teams for the 22nd annual Technical Mathematics Competition at the Southeastern Institute of Manufacturing and Technology (SiMT) Friday, March 16. West Florence High School’s team will defend their title after winning last year’s competition. Each school has four team members, who will pit their brains against each other for cash prizes and

bragging rights. The winning school will also get a trophy that they will take with them back to their school. Scheduled to compete are high school teams from FDTC’s service area of Darlington, Florence and Marion counties: Creek Bridge, Emmanuel Christian, Hannah-Pamplico, Hartsville, Johnsonville, Marion, Mayo, Mullins, South Florence, Trinity-Byrnes Collegiate, West Florence, and Wilson. The contest starts at 8:30

a.m. and ends after a lunch for the teams with an awards ceremony at 1 p.m. FDTC’s Educational Foundation is sponsoring the competition and will award the first place team $1,500. The problems features real world math questions submitted by local industries and businesses. Students will be allowed to use a scientific calculator to work on the more sophisticated problems. Each problem will be timed.

COLUMBIA – Mayo High School for Math, Science & Technology in Darlington, was one of 12 South Carolina schools that are finalists for the 2018 Palmetto’s Finest Schools Awards. The 12 schools were selected after extensive evaluations by fellow educators and previous Palmetto’s Finest winners. The application process includes elements on student achievement, instructional programs, professional learning communities, and school culture. Last fall, 27 South Carolina schools submitted a 20-page application and received an onsite examination visit by a review committee. The 12 finalists are now undergoing a second onsite evaluation. The finalist schools will learn on March 20 which have won the top honors. The announce-

ment will be streamed live to each of the finalist schools at 1:45 p.m. The 12 finalists are: Batesburg-Leesville Elementary, Lexington District 3 Brushy Creek Elementary, Greenville County Schools Joseph R. Pye Elementary, Dorchester District 2 Scranton Elementary, Florence District 3 Westcliffe Elementary, Greenville County Schools Alston Middle, Dorchester District 2 Chapin Middle, LexingtonRichland District 5 Pleasant Hill Middle, Lexington District 1 Chapman High, Spartanburg District 1 J.L. Mann High, Greenville County Schools River Bluff High, Lexington District 1 Mayo High School for Math,

Science & Technology, Darlington County Schools The SC Association of School Administrators (SCASA) presents the awards each year to schools which offer the best in innovative, effective educational programs. The Palmetto’s Finest Award is celebrating its 40th year and is one of the most coveted and respected awards among educators. SCASA is the professional organization for school leaders in South Carolina, with a membership of more than 4,200.

Holt makes President’s List Cavender George Holt of Florence, made the Fall President’s List at Clemson, earning a perfect 4.0.

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The Future Entrepreneurs Foundation is planning its Igniting Innovation Gala for Friday, Sept. 21 at the SiMT Building. The keynote speaker for the event will be Christopher Gardner, an international speaker, author and actor. Gardner was portrayed by actor Will Smith in the movie “Pursuit of Happyness” in 2006. Florence City Councilwoman Teresa Myers Ervin will also speak. The black-tie gala will include live entertainment and dancing. Raines Hospitality, United Real Estate, DiversityWorks and iHeart Radio are helping to sponsor this event, but more sponsors are welcome. Nanaefua Eshun, president and CEO of the Future Entrepreneurs Foundation said the goal of the foundation is to help teenagers become better businessmen and women. The organization works with students within the Florence school district to help them hone skills and gain resources in the field of entrepreneurship, Eshun said. Tickets for the gala are $125 for general admission and $75 for FSD1 staff. Proceeds will be used for educational field trips for students and for guest speakers. For more information, visit scfutureentrepreneurs.com. To help sponsor the gala, contact the the foundation at sc@futurentrepreneurs.info or call (800) 913-8261.

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The Florence Family YMCA offers a Babysitter Safety Certification Course for teens. The Child and Babysitting Safety Course (CABS) is for boys and girls, ages 11-15, on Saturday, March 24, 10 a.m. until 4 p.m.

Learn about: babysitting as a business, safety, leadership, appropriate play, caregiving skills, first aid and choking. The cost is $35 a person and lunch is included. Contact Cindy Averitt at 843-665-1234 for more information.

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The Carolina Weavers and Spinners Guild will host a demonstration at the Doctors Bruce and Lee Foundation Library on March 20 at 6:30 p.m. Karen Medley and members of the Carolina Weavers and Spinners Guild will demonstrate how fibers like wool, cotton, or linen transform from their raw state to finished cloth. The Carolina Weavers and Spinners Guild is a group of weavers and spinners from the Carolina region whose goal is to introduce the revitalized crafts of weaving and spinning techniques to the public. After the program the audience will have the opportunity to practice the art of weaving and spinning on looms and a spinning wheel. Children ages 14 plus are invited to participate if accompanied by an adult. This workshop is made possible by Friends of Florence County Library. Admission is free but registration is appreciated. To register call (843) 413-7074 or visit www.florencelibrary. org for more information.

Boston Butt bog benefit DARLINGTON – American Legion Post 13 will hold a Boston Butt bog fundraiser from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 16 at 1752 Harry Byrd Hwy. Plates are $7 and include bog, coleslaw, string beans, and bread. Eat-in or take-out. Delivery of 10 or more plates. Info: 843-639-9328 or 393-5394.

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