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NEIGHBORS NAME: Marjorie Butler FAMILY: One son BORN: Darlington RESIDES IN: Florence OCCUPATION: Retired from Buffalo, N.Y., school system HOBBIES OR SPECIAL INTERESTS: Reading, exercise WHO OR WHAT HAS MOST INFLUENCED YOU? ‘My mother because she encouraged everyone to get a good education. That was very important.’

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Empowered to Heal bringing Kit Cummings here BY BRENDA HARRISON Editor of The News Journal Florence, S.C. Empowered To Heal will host an EmPOWER Luncheon with guest speaker Kit Cummings on April 6 at the Floyd Conference Center. It will take place from noon until 1:30 p.m. This event is a fund-raiser for Empowered to Heal. Tickets are $25 and may be purchased at empoweredtoheal.org. The event is sponsored by Stewart Behavioral Health and HopeHealth. Empowered to Heal is an organization that provides transitional support and recovery resources for adult survivors of child sexual abuse and assault. Kit Cummings is an international speaker, teacher, and award winning author with the gift to evoke goose bumps, laughter and tears in his audiences. As founder of Power of Peace Productions Inc. and Power of Peace Project Inc., Kit will bring his experience working in some of the most dangerous areas in the world – to bring about organizational change. He will talk about transitional services for adult survivors and finding help and healing. Founded three years ago by Jennifer Guiles Robinson, Empowered to Heal was recognized for Outstanding Service to Underserved Victims in 2016 by the SC Victims Assistance Network. As a survivor of child sexual abuse, Mrs. Robinson felt the need to work

JENNIFER GUILES ROBINSON LOOKS AT EMPOWERED TO HEAL BROCHURE with adults who carried the scars of child sexual abuse and assault. “I wanted to be the support that I didn’t have...to believe people and to say ‘I’m here for you, I’m praying for you,’” she explained. Empowered to Heal offers mentoring and support to help survivors transition back into society, said Robinson. The main goal is to help low-income survivors obtain

and pay for counseling. Having previously worked with a crisis center, Robinson is aware of the gap between the initial response to abuse, such as medical care, and long-term assistance for victims in dealing with this trauma. She is a national facilitator for Stewards of Children which teaches signs of sexual abuse and

prevention. As an educational component, Empowered To Heal can arrange for speakers to group meetings by calling 843-779-5638. Also offered is an art therapy group called Express U. Led by art instructor Jamie Stuckey, this provides an opportunity for survivors who don’t want to talk about their SEE

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City breaks ground for Vista Place The City of Florence will see the first of its catalytic projects for neighborhood redevelopment begin construction in April. A groundbreaking ceremony for the Vista Place Development Project will be held on Monday, March 27, at the intersection of Vista and North Irby Streets adjacent to North Vista Elementary School.

Recognizing that healthy neighborhoods are vital to creating communities of lasting value, City Council and City staff have worked diligently on the concept of neighborhood planning so that all city neighborhoods are thriving, vibrant places. The city chose to initially pursue redevelopment of its oldest and most challenged core neigh-

borhoods: North Florence, Northwest Florence and East Florence. Improving quality of life for all residents and neighborhoods provides vitality and opportunity benefitting the community as a whole. The City’s initial construction project for the Neighborhood Redevelopment Project, Vista Place, will feature approximately

seven new homes that will be constructed in North Florence. Strategically located in a gateway conduit to downtown Florence, the project will feature affordable housing products at a variety of price points. Housing will offer architecSEE

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Hospice Care of Tri County office will have a drop in for all veterans on Thursday, March 23, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., serving coffee and donuts.The location is at 611 S. Dargan Street in the front lobby.

Poetry night at the library The Doctors Bruce and Lee Foundation Library will host “Poetry Night at the Library” on March 28 at 6 p.m. Local poet and former Florence County Library employee, Gloria D. Wilson, will host this evening where you can express yourself along with fellow poetically-inclined folks. Attendees may bring one poem or one page of poetry to share, but if they don’t have a poem to share, they are welcome to come anyway and support Florence’s poets. This workshop is for adults 18 and over and is made possible by Friends of Florence County Library. Admission is free but space is limited and registration is required. Call the Reference Desk at 843-413-7074 to register or visit www.florencelibrary.org for more information.

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Forester Don Handley recognized Local forester Don Handley was recently presented a 50-year certificate Golden Membership Award by Mike Bozzo, the SC Division Chair for the Society of American Foresters. Handley graduated with a B.S. degree in forestry from Arkansas A&M. He began his forestry career cruising inventory for Pomroy and McGowan, a large consulting firm in Alabama before moving to South Carolina where he heard salaries were better and he could actually practice forest management. After working for others as a consultant, Handley decided in 1966 to start his own forestry consulting firm so he could practice forest management, especially uneven-aged management. According to Handley, uneven-aged management is the most misunderstood

DON HANDLEY WITH GOLDEN MEMBERSHIP AWARD term in forestry. He says the practice of uneven-aged management involves the managing of the overstory

VISTA PLACE FROM PAGE 1A turally significant homes that enhance beautification for the existing character of our great community. To stay up to date with all of the latest information, follow the City of Florence on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

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(larger pines) while controlling the understory brush, allowing the younger pines room to grow. Such manage-

ment techniques allow for intermediate cuts and rarely if ever a clear-cut. Handley says the greatest value of being a Society of American Forester (SAF) member is the opportunity to “exchange ideas on what works and what doesn’t. And to establish connections, including political ties that are needed to ensure forest management can continue to be carried out without unreasonable restrictions. “Foresters are scientists; we need to promote that idea,” he said, adding “I like to practice good forestry.” Handley is a military veteran of the Korean conflict. He says his unknown ‘claim to fame’ is that he introduced pepper sauce to South Carolina which is now found in every SC restaurant to “sprinkle on your greens.”

EMPOWERED TO HEAL experiences to express their feelings through art. It is sponsored by the Florence Regional Arts Alliance. Empowered To Heal hopes to encourage the abused not to keep their secret and to help them understand there are people who want to help, said Robinson. Also, it hopes to educate the public not to turn a blind eye on child sexual abuse and assault. “You’ve got to learn so you can grow,” said Robinson, adding “And don’t be afraid to share your knowledge.” Empowered to Heal is supported by private donors, local grants and fund-raising efforts.

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Psychologist, counselor open joint practice Reinventing yourself seems to be buzz words in recent years, especially since so many people lost their jobs during the “Great Recession” and were unable to return to their same careers. It’s also been popular with Americans who hated their jobs (as many as 70% according to some polls) and decided to do something totally different. Such was the case with one woman who hated her inside office job and decided to become a utility line “woman.” Reuniting, not reinventing, is what Dr. Carol Adams, local psychologist, and Jim Holder, licensed professional counselor, have done recently. The two have known each other for many years. In fact, Dr. Adams hired Jim in the early 1990s when she was bringing up a new program for dually diagnosed patients (those with emotional problems as well as substance abuse problems) while working in a local inpatient behavioral health unit. She knew of Jim’s work and how highly regarded he was in his field, and wanted him on her team. Now that they both have recently retired from full time careers they both loved, they miss their work. However, there’s no need for reinventing here. Both wanted to continue working with clients much as they have always done. When Dr. Adams saw a for rent sign on a local psychologist’s office who had recently retired from private practice, she called Jim to see if he was interested in “reuniting,” and the rest is history. They are now practicing together, doing what they both do best – helping others. Dr. Adams tends to see individuals with depression,

DR. CAROL ADAMS, JIM HOLDER ‘REUNITE’ TO SHARE COUNSELING OFFICE SPACE anxiety, or relationship issues. In addition to these, Jim also teaches parenting and works with those having substance use issues. With his current schedule he is able to do much more training, something he’s enjoyed and is excellent at doing. In fact, he has a series of training workshops coming up on March 23, 28, and 30, on Communication for Success, using neurolinguistic programming. Individuals can do one or all three sessions. The third and final session is more advanced. The workshops will focus on rapport building, body language, eye movement and dealing with individuals who are in a negative state. Interested participants can call 843-621-0791 for more information. Holder is also working on a book scheduled to come out in the

spring, “Soaring with the Eagles.” Friendship and mutual collegial respect are making

their “reuniting” a positive professional relationship. Dr. Adams can be reached at 843-621-6393.

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House of Hope plans celebration An Evening of Hope Graduation is planned for Monday, April 3, at 7 p.m at First Presbyterian Church. Residents who have completed the resident program will participate in a graduation ceremony. Several will give their testimonies and a graduation party will follow with refreshments and fellowship. “I hope everyone will come to see how this program is impacting lives and making a difference in our community,” said Julie Maxham, director of development. “I am thankful to be a part of an organization that offers life-changing opportunities that moves people from homelessness to hope.” Corbett Stone will speak and Carolyn Dean will start off the evening with piano music. This event is a fund raiser for the House of Hope and replaces the concert held previously. Tickets are $20 per person and $30 for a couple or family. Proceeds held fund the House of Hope of the Pee Dee Area which includes the Men’s Shelter

in Effingham, the shelter for women and their children on Darlington Street and the Courtney McGinnis Graham Community Shelter on Church Street. These ministries are also supported by the Mission Mart on S. Irby and W. Palmetto Streets, as will as churches, businesses and individuals. This Christian ministry not only provides short-term housing and food, but also the opportunity for long-term housing and recovery. To get tickets, go to the Facebook page, House of Hope of the Pee Dee, go to either of the Mission Marts, or come to the Darlington Street location, 1020 Darlington St. For more information call the House at Hope office at 667-9000.

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Interfaith educational program The Interfaith Partners of South Carolina, Florence Branch, will host an educational program on Understanding Islam and Muslims by Chaudhry Sadiq on Sunday, April 2, from 2:30 until 5 p.m. at the Florence County Library. Admission is free and light refreshments will be served. For more information, contact Annette Reynolds at 843669-3963.

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In praise of pragmatism

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 22, 2017

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By Lee H. Hamilton As you watch the healthcare proceedings on Capitol Hill, imagine what things might be like if we lived in more functional political times. In particular, what if Congress were run by pragmatists? It would not change the issues at hand. On the one side, you’d have the Republican majority in Congress, which for the most part believes that the healthcare system should be left to the private sector. On the other side would be Democrats who, to varying degrees, see an important role for government to play. What would change would be how the two sides reconciled their differences. Rather than maneuver the proceedings for political gain or worry first about their political bases, they’d be dead-set on a healthcare overhaul that improved the system and was politically sustainable. I don’t think our system can work without such an approach to our problems – healthcare and everything else. So what do I mean by “pragmatism”? At heart it’s a mindset, a preference for a practical, workable solution to problems. It recognizes the diversity of our country and the need for compromise, negotiation, dialogue, and consultation in order to reconcile conflicting interests and viewpoints. Pragmatists ask themselves how they can best navigate the differences, factions, and political frictions inherent in any substantive issue so that everyone can leave the table having achieved some gain. Let’s be clear that this is hardly an easy approach. On Capitol Hill, you work under intense scrutiny and pressure in a dynamic, always-changing, politically supercharged environment. You can’t make the world stand still while you work through the problems. And if you’re trying to hammer out agreement, you have to keep the conversation moving; when a group or a participant threatens to walk out, you have to calculate whether you can get the votes you need without them. If not, you have to keep them at the table, even if it means nights that stretch into the early morning. And always, of course, you have to try to keep things as courteous and civil as possible. You also have to be very careful of labels. When you’re trying to solve problems, labels get in the way. I’ve had my share of fraught negotiations, and what I focused on most was trying to figure out whether people at the table wanted to solve the problem and advance a solution, not whether they were Republican or Democrat. And you’re constantly counting votes, because you don’t get anywhere without a majority of them. So you have to pause, hesitate, weigh the situation, calm the passions, figure out what’s achievable – and then decide whether or not what’s possible is actually worth getting. Because there are risks to pragmatism in politics. For starters, some issues should not be compromised: to my mind, they include basic values involving torture and the right to vote. And the pragmatic approach tends not to produce dramatic breakthroughs; it’s incremental, step-by-step, unglamorous work. It means downplaying ideology. This is difficult in these partisan days, yet I was always wary when I heard a fervent ideological speech in the middle of negotiations – it’s an expression of principle, yes, but it raises the question of whether the person giving it is going to help you reach an agreement or not. Which is why you get a lot of criticism as a pragmatist. People inevitably accuse you of not doing enough or of giving away too much. You’re often accused of abandoning your principles. You have to ask yourself what’s really important in this negotiation, both to yourself and to the others participating: how much can you give to get support for that principle, how much do you have to give up, and is it all worth it? Yes, indeed, I’d argue, because the country would implode without the pragmatists. The challenge that our political leaders face is how to get through the thicket of conflicting principles, interests and dogmas in a sprawling democracy like ours. All too often, politicians lock themselves into a position: they give a speech to loud applause, then another, and soon enough they have no room to maneuver. In the end they, too, often have to rely on the pragmatists to get things done.

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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You have a party and the neighbors don’t even realize it. Your favorite part of The News Journal is “Do You Remember?” Your knees buckle, and your belt won’t. People call at 9 p.m. and ask, “Did I wake you?” Your back goes out more than you do. You are proud of your lawn mower. You look forward to staying home and putting on your pajamas. You sit in a rocking chair and can’t get it going.

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You feel like the morning after and you haven’t been anywhere. You turn out the lights for economic rather than romantic reasons. You take a metal detector to the beach. You can’t remember the last time you lay on the floor to watch TV. Your best friend is dating someone half his age...and isn’t breaking any laws. You’re asleep, but others worry that you’re dead. You have too much room in the

You stop lying about your age and start bragging about it. Everything hurts and what doesn’t hurt doesn’t work. You make plans that your body can’t carry out. You would rather go to work than stay home sick. The gleam in your eyes is from the sun hitting your bifocals. You finally know all the answers, but nobody asks you the questions. You consider coffee one of the most important things in life. You quit trying to hold your stomach in, no matter who walks into the room.

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How to make America’s elites more responsible By Dr. Marvin Folkertsma Observing Hollywood’s posturing poseurs deliver their goods at the Oscars, as they ooze self-righteousness and narcissism, triggers a pesky thought that no doubt erupts in the minds of normal people. That is, few of those luminaries strutting across the stage are affected by the events or ideas targeted by their ego-driven drivel. Thus, the question arises, what if they were? More than that, what if America’s elites in the entertainment industry, political realm, media complexes, and academic institutions were forced to suffer the consequences of the views they hold, the policies they force on the rest of us? This tantalizing hypothetical is worth a thought experiment or two. Let’s start with Obamacare, which many pundits on the right predict will collapse, implode, or turn into a pumpkin at midnight. Whatever. But nothing in Washington happens by itself; no policy ever self-destructs; it takes the political equivalent of a pile of plastic explosives to make something happen. Unless, of course, Obamacare suddenly (and inexplicably) were applied to members of Congress, Republicans and Democrats alike, their staffs, and everyone else on a government payroll. Then, before you could say “Affordable Healthcare,” Barack Obama’s signature legislation would vanish overnight. In short, forcing lawmakers to obey their own laws would do wonders to clarify minds and speed up lethargic congressional processes. Next, academic La-LaLand is desperately in need of a kind of intellectual Drano. Try this proposal for starters: Every professor who has published a great

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deal should be required to relinquish authorship of at least half of his/her publications to those who have published nothing at all. These academic enthusiasts for income redistribution need to understand how ripping off producers to benefit those who contribute nothing works in an endeavor they hold dear. Again, mental clarification is the goal. What can be done with radical feminists? This is simple, actually. Require the most ardent ones to sojourn for a year in Saudi Arabia, not as pampered celebrities, but as ordinary women forced to endure daily humiliations of male dominance. Then have them return to America to recount their experiences about what a misogynist society is really like. Look forward to them explaining the charms of following Wahhabism to their fellow travelers, who remain convinced that a woman needs a man like a tick needs a trampoline. Forcing radical environmentalists to face reality is even easier, in theory, at least. Every environmentalist who harangues the rest of us about the hideousness of fossil fuels should be forbidden to use any means of

transportation powered by gasoline-related products, along with any material good or service whose existence depends on oil. Let them ride buggies, tend to horses, and raise chickens. This simple step would collapse the global warming industry more quickly than you could pronounce the words, “anthropogenic climate change.” Of course, the point that inspires these speculations is one that should be taken very seriously, regardless how much fun it is to ridicule the antics of the country’s ruling class, which continually sneers at ordinary Americans for being unenlightened slobs. The point is that there is a chasm separating our country’s elites from regular citizens, a matter that has been addressed increasingly by thoughtful observers of American politics. Although developments in our country have not reached the crisis levels that destroyed Rome, for instance, or France under Louis XVI, clearly the existence of vast, interconnected swath of overseers – actors and activists, professors and pundits, politicians and bureaucrats – who are insulated from reality and the consequences of what they say and do, spells doom for America. Which means that any measures that force elites into the world of responsibility should be welcomed, regardless of preposterous

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.

screeches of protest such efforts would ignite. The normals among us fervently hope that such efforts succeed before it is too late, before our “land of the free” succumbs to the tyrannies (soft or hard) that inevitably ensue when irresponsible elites lose all interest in preserving the country that made them so important in the first place.

Dr. Marvin Folkertsma is a retired professor of political science and fellow for American studies with The Center for Vision & Values at Grove City College. The author of several books, his latest release is a highenergy novel titled “The Thirteenth Commandment.”

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Solicitor Ed Clements, from left,William Bissell, DUI Court Coordinator Courtney Tarbell, and the Honorable Judge Frank White

on Monday evenings, regularly participate in substance abuse counseling, meet with the DUI Court Coordinator weekly and attend AA meetings regularly. Participants are rewarded for their progress; however, failing to comply with the programs strict guidelines will result in a sanction. On March 12, DUI Court Coordinator Courtney Tarbell attended an open AA meeting in which Bissell received his one-year sobriety chip. Bissell will graduate from the DUI Court Program on March 27, followed by six months of aftercare. He has made outstanding progress, having received no sanctions while in the program. According to Courtney, the only problem she had with Bissell while in the program is that he happens to be one of the biggest Clemson Tiger Fans she has ever met (she’s

Solicitor Ed Clements’ DUI Court Program (12th Judicial Circuit) recognized one of its participants on March 13 for obtaining one year of sobriety. William Bissell has struggled with the use of alcohol for over 32 years. After having been arrested for DUI seven times, he voluntarily entered the Solicitor’s Office DUI Court Program a year ago to help himself and strengthen his relationship with his family. The DUI Court Program was designed by Solicitor Clements for repeat DUI offenders in an effort to reduce the number of DUI’s and protect the life and property of our law abiding citizens. The program holds the participants accountable and allows the offender to become a productive citizen while receiving the necessary treatment they need. DUI Court Program participants appear in DUI Court

a Gamecock fan). Bissell is regularly dressed in some type of Clemson attire and consistently reminds her and her colleagues on every office visit of Clemson’s greatness. Proud of his accomplishment, Courtney reached out to a friend and was able to obtain an autographed picture of Coach Dabo Swinney with a few words of encouragement on his accomplishment. Solicitor Ed Clements who is also a Gamecock Fan took pride in presenting the picture to William Bissell for his accomplishment. “Mr. Bissell has worked hard on obtaining his sobriety and has a wonderful family who also supported him during this journey. We look forward to his future and congratulate him on his sobriety,” said Courtney.

Kiwanians support three non-profits Pee Dee Kiwanis Club gave away $9,250 to three deserving entities on Feb. 27 at their regular meeting. A check for $3,000 was given to Mercy Medicine. Executive Director Linda Spires and Office Manager Arlene LaVigne were there to accept the check. House of Hope also received $3,000. Executive

Director Bryan Braddock and CFO Gregory Culbertson were there to represent House of Hope. Finally, Florence Miracle League was awarded $3,250. Lawton Matthews was there to accept. The money was raised from a golf cart raffle that the club conducted last fall. The Pee Dee Kiwanis

Wilson class starts fund Applications are now being accepted for the Wilson High School Class of 1945 Scholarship Fund at Eastern Carolina Community Foundation. The application opportunity is open only to Wilson High School graduating seniors who have been accepted to an institution of higher learning in the state of South Carolina. Students interested in applying should contact the guidance department at Wilson High to fill out the school’s standard scholarship application form and supply the additional information required by the Class of 45 Scholarship Committee on file with the guidance department. The deadline to apply is April 17. The scholarship award will be given to a student who possesses a strong desire and willingness to pursue a higher education but who is not likely to receive an academic scholarship. The committee is interested in students who exemplify strong moral and civic character; are trustworthy, responsible, reliable, and punctual and attend class regularly. The class of 1945, known as “The Fabulous 45ers,” created the endowed scholarship fund at Eastern Carolina Community Foundation in 2014. Over the past several decades, the class of 1945 worked to raise yearly scholarship funds to assist deserving students in furthering their education. For more information call 843667-1131.

Club is celebrating its 55th year. It recently conducted its 55th annual Pancake Supper at First Presbyterian Church on March 2. Kiwanis is all about impacting children. While the Pee Dee club gives locally and internationally, all proceeds from these two events were and will continue to be donated locally to various organizations impacting the children of the Pee Dee.

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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.: 2015-CP-21-02671 HSBC Bank USA, N.A., as Indenture Trustee for the registered Noteholders of Renaissance Home Equity Loan Trust 2006-2, Plaintiff, vs. Eric K. Mincey; Amanda K. Mincey; John H. Trussell, Jr.; Cynthia I. Trussell, 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

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

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 abovenamed Plaintiff against the above-named Defendant(s) for the foreclosure of a certain mortgage of real estate given by Eric K. Mincey and Amanda K. Mincey to Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. as nominee for Fidelity Mortgage a Division of Delta Funding Corporation dated May 31, 2006 and recorded on June 21, 2006 in Book B 019 at Page 1079, 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 situate in the Town of Pamplico, County of Florence, State of South Carolina, and being designated as Lot 136, Block F, as shown on a Plat of Linwood Estates, Section 2, recorded in Plat Book W at Page 105. The said Lot is situate at the southwest intersection of Heidi Drive and Quail Drive and is bounded as follows: North by Heidi Drive for a distance of 114.51 feet; East By Quail Drive for a distance of 150.07 feet, South now or formerly by Finklea for a distance of 110 feet; and West by Lot 135 for a distance of 149.75 feet. Said Lot also being described on that certain plat by D.C. Barbot and Associates dated July, 3, 1959, and recorded in Plat Book 3, Page 223, Florence County Records, and by that by Prosser Surveying Co., Inc. dated June 14, 1993, and recorded in Plat Book 49 at Page 97 in the Office of the Clerk of Court for Florence County. This being the same property conveyed to Eric K. Mincey and Amanda K. Mincey by deed of John H. Trussell, Jr. and Cynthia I. Trussell, dated October 10, 2003 and recorded October 10, 2003, in Deed Book A788 at Page 1459 in the Office of the Register of Deeds for Florence County. TMS No. 60011-01-007 Property Address: 404 Heidi Drive, Pamplico, SC 29583 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 September 23, 2015. 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 (3/8, 3/15, 3/22/17) NOTICE OF SALE CIVIL ACTION NO. 2014-CP-21-03490 BY VIRTUE of the decree heretofore granted in the case of: Bank of America, N.A. vs. Vinson F. Haines, Jr.; Linda Haines, the undersigned Special Referee for Florence County, South Carolina, will sell on April 4, 2017 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 situated, lying, and being in the County of Florence, State of South Carolina, being shown and designated as Lot No. 15, Block "A" as shown on a map of Brandon Woods Subdivision prepared by Prosser Surveying Co., dated August 8, 1980 and recorded in Plat Book 19 at Page 394 in the Office of the Clerk of Court for Florence County, South Carolina. Reference is also made to a map made for Georgia Creel Beasley by Lind, Hicks, & Associates, Surveyors, dated January 28, 1992 and recorded January 31, 1992 in Plat Book 43 at Page 153 in said Records; said lot being bounded as follows, to wit: on the Northerly side by W. D. Coggeshall, et al., for a distance of 70.00 feet; on the Easterly side by Lot No. 16, Block "A" for a distance of 125.00 feet; on the Southerly side by Brandon Woods Road for a distance of 70.00 feet; and on the Westerly side by Lot No. 14, Block "A" for a distance of 125.00 feet; reference being had to the above-mentioned maps for a more complete and accurate description. This being the identical property conveyed unto Georgia C. Beasley by Deed of James A. Baxley dated January 30, 1992 and recorded January 31, 1992 in Deed Book A-355 at Page 2376 in the Office of the Clerk of Court for Florence County, South Carolina. Thereafter, Georgia C. Beasley conveyed said property unto Vinson F. Haines, Jr. and Linda Haines by Deed dated December 28, 1995 and recorded December 29, 1995 in Deed Book A455 at Page 1386 in said Records. CURRENT ADDRESS OF PROPERTY: 2213 Brandon Woods Road, Florence, SC 29505 TMS: 0180301-015 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 noncompliance. 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 resell 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 8.5% 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 (3/15, 3/22, 3/29/17) NOTICE OF SALE CIVIL ACTION NO. 2016-CP-21-00765 BY VIRTUE of the decree heretofore granted in the case of: The Bank of New York Mellon Trust Company, National Association fka The Bank of New York Trust Company, N.A. as successor to JPMorgan Chase Bank N.A., Indenture Trustee for Residential Asset Mortgage Products, Inc., GMACM Mortgage Loan Trust 2004-GH1 vs. Ada O. Nwankudu; Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. s/b/m to Wachovia Bank, N.A.; South Carolina Department of Revenue, the undersigned Special Referee for Florence County, South Carolina, will sell on April 4, 2017 at 11:00AM, at the Florence County Courthouse, City of Florence, State of South Carolina, to the highest bidder: All those certain pieces, parcels, or lots of land situate, lying and being in the City of Florence, County of Florence, State of South Carolina, being shown and designated as Lot Nos. Sixty-one (61) and Sixty-two (62) on a map of Highland Park Subdivision, No. 2, by Ervin Engineering Co., Inc., dated August 10, 1953, and recorded in the Office of the Clerk of Court for Florence County in Plat Book "O" at page 49. Reference is also made to a map made for Ada 0. Nwankudu and Amadi E. Nwankudu by Prosser Surveying Co., Inc., dated January 14, 2000, and recorded in the Office of the Clerk of Court for Florence County in Plat Book 73 at page 123. Said lots together being bounded as follows, to-wit; on the North by Berkley Avenue for a distance of 160.21 feet; on the East by Lot No. 66 for a distance of 178.98 feet; on the South by Lot No. 67 for a distance of 159.85 feet; and on the West by Lot No. 63 for a distance of 181.15 feet. Reference being had to the above mentioned maps for a more complete and accurate description. This being the same property conveyed to Ada O. Nwankudu by Deed of Gary F. Flynn dated January 27, 2000 and recorded January 28, 2000 in Book A585 at Page 1 in the records for Florence County, South Carolina.

CURRENT ADDRESS OF PROPERTY: 1160 Berkley Avenue, Florence, SC 29505 TMS: 9005306-008 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 noncompliance. 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 resell 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 2.875% 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 (3/15, 3/22, 3/29/17) NOTICE OF SALE CIVIL ACTION NO. 2015-CP-21-02294 BY VIRTUE of the decree heretofore granted in the case of: Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. vs. Vicki P. Hanna, the undersigned Special Referee for Florence County, South Carolina, will sell on April 4, 2017 at 11:00AM, at the Florence County Courthouse, City of Florence, State of South Carolina, to the highest bidder: All that lot of land situate in the City and County of Florence, State of South Carolina, designated as Lot 10, as shown on a map of lots surveyed for Russell S. Scott, by Ervin Engineering Co., dated June 10, 1964, recorded in Plat Book "V", page 52. Current Plat prepared by Lind, Hicks & Associates, Surveyors, dated May 25, 1993, for Daniel LaFreniere and Hayley J. LaFreniere and recorded in Plat Book 48 at page 497 in the office of the Clerk of Court for Florence County. This lot has the following metes and bounds: Beginning at an iron on the northwest corner of the lot, on the east side of Scott Street running S81 degrees 19' 07" E a distance of 186.02 feet to an iron; thence S 13 degrees 32' 45" W a distance 99.96 feet to an iron; thence N 81 degrees 23' 56" W a distance of 177.38 feet to an iron; thence N 08 degrees 38' 48" a distance of 99.85 feet to the point of beginning and bounded on the north by Lot 11, East by property unknown, South by Lot 9, and West by Scott Street. Reference current plat for a more complete and accurate description. This being the same property conveyed to Vicki P. Hanna by deed of Larry Morris Kline dated June 13, 2003, and recorded June 17, 2003, in Book A750, at page 1467, in the office of the Clerk of Court for Florence County. CURRENT ADDRESS OF PROPERTY: 1506 Scott Drive, Florence, SC 29505 TMS: 90069-01-015 TERMS OF SALE: The successful bidder, other than the

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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 3.7% 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. Attention is specially called to the encumbrance held by CitiMortgage, Inc., ultimate successor to First Reliance Bank against Vicki P. Hanna recorded on June 17, 2003 in Book A-750 at Page 1472 and being in the original amount of $99,900.00. 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 (3/15, 3/22, 3/29/17) NOTICE OF SALE CIVIL ACTION NO. 2016-CP-21-01412 BY VIRTUE of the decree heretofore granted in the case of: The Bank of New York Mellon f/k/a The Bank of New York, as Trustee for Amresco Residential Securities Corporation Mortgage Loan Trust 1997-3 vs. The Estates of Ruth White Mungo, Catherine White Weddington and Leonard D. White, John Doe and Richard Roe, as Representatives of all Heirs and Devisees of Ruth White Mungo, Catherine White Weddington and Leonard D. White, 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; Deborah White; Hurbert White; Andrea White; Rosland White; Milton White; Herman White; Jeffery White; Charles White, or if he be deceased, The Estate of Charles White, John Doe and Richard Roe, as Representatives of all Heirs and Devisees of Charles White, 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 undersigned Special Referee for Florence County, South Carolina, will sell on April 4, 2017 at 11:00AM, at the Florence County Court-

house, City of Florence, State of South Carolina, to the highest bidder: 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. CURRENT ADDRESS OF PROPERTY: 800 Fraser Street, Florence, SC 29506 TMS: 90084-10-021 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 4.24% 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 (3/15, 3/22, 3/29/17) 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.: 2017-CP-21-00314 DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONAL TRUST COMPANY, as Trustee for MORGAN STANLEY ABS CAPITAL I INC. TRUST 2006-NC3 Plaintiff, vs. Steve Chandler; Tabatha T. McKnight; Medlin Construction Co., LLC, 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 abovenamed Plaintiff against the above-named Defendant(s) for the foreclosure of a certain mortgage of real estate given by Steve Chandler and Tabatha T. McKnight to New Century Mortgage Corporation dated November 21, 2005 and recorded on November 23, 2005 in Book A972 at Page 620, 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 situate, lying and being located in the County of Florence, State of South Carolina, being shown and designated as Lot No. Ninety-Three (93), as shown on a plat of West Pointe Subdivision, Phase II, as shown on a plat by Nesbitt Surveying Co., Inc., dated January 6, 2003, and recorded in the Office of the Clerk of Court for Florence County in Plat Book 81 at page 101. For a more complete and accurate description, reference is made to said plat. This being the same of the property conveyed to Steve Chandler and Tabatha T. McKnight by deed of Medlin Construction Co., LLC dated November 21, 2005 and recorded November 23, 2005 in Book A972 at Page 616 in the Records for Florence County, South Carolina. TMS No. 07514-01-004 Property Address: 3686 Trotwood Drive, 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

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Pony Club Riders certified Palmetto Pony Club announces the certifications of the following members from D2 Traditional to C1 Hunt Seat Equitation at a testing held on March 5 at Cedar Ridge Farm in Blythewood. Savannah Hutto, C-1, 13, is the daughter of Katrina and David Hutto of Timmonsville. Courtney Craver, D-3, 13, is the daughter of Bridgette and Chip Craver of Chapin. Maggie Knotts, D-2, 14, is the daughter of Leigh and Chris Knotts of Lugoff. Lindsay Woodall, D-3, 15, is the daughter of Kim and Mike Woodall of Irmo. To earn the certification, each member passed an examination that tested horsemanship skills and equine knowledge. Each of

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FSO, Masterworks to present world premiere concert A unique and memorable cultural event is set to take place in Florence on March 27. The men and women of the Florence Symphony Orchestra, and the Masterworks Choir, are working hard to make sure it’s everything they want it to be. The FSO and the Masterworks will join forces that evening to present the world premiere of composer Dr. Sarah Horick’s “Beyond the Years,” a musical requiem that commemorates the victims of the Charleston church shootings of 2015. The debut of the unique, five-movement work is set for 7:30 p.m. on the evening of March 27 at the Francis Marion University Performing Arts Center. “Beyond the Years” is the climatic piece on that evening’s concert program. Horick’s piece was commissioned by the Symphony, with the help of underwriters, and has been more than a year in the making. The tragedy at Emanuel AME Zion church opened a raw gash in the collective psyche of South Carolina

Dr.Will Carswell, left, and Dr.Terry Roberts, go over the score for Beyond the Years ahead of the March 27 world premiere of the piece in Florence. and the nation. Horick, a Charleston native who now resides in Washington, D.C., is hoping that Beyond the Years can put a little salve on that wound.

She’s attempting to do that with an unusual piece that is challenging the musicians in both the Symphony and the Masterworks Choir. Dr. Will Carswell, director

of the Masterworks Choir, says much of the challenge comes from performing a piece that is brand new. "Preparing a new work is a unique challenge in that the

singers and instrumentalists are creating from a complete unknown,” says Carswell. “Such a challenge is good as it requires us to work harder and to listen more intently, thus stretching our musical senses. “This process has been very beneficial for the Choir. We look forward to sharing this moving new work with the audience. Please don't miss it!" Roberts says the orchestra has been working diligently to master the piece. He’s not entirely sure how it will all work out, but he is certain that the audience at the PAC on March 27 will be in for a special treat. “I am always looking for undiscovered talent in soloists and composers,” says Roberts. “After much reflection and research I discovered the music of Sarah Horick. She has taken the pieces we have provided with the choir and orchestra and created a beautiful work. The audience, with the composer, will be able to hear and see this work come to life.” Horick, a skilled vocalist

herself, says the work is quite challenging for the Masterworks Choir. “But I understand that both they and the Symphony are quite good, so I’m really looking forward to hearing it performed,” she says. Horick, a Furman University grad with numerous composing honors to her credit despite her relative youth, says “Beyond the Years” was challenging in many ways. It was difficult, she says, to deal with subject matter “that was so contemporary that it was still developing as I was writing. When this commission came (more than 18 months ago), this (the Emanuel tragedy) was still very new. We were kind of in the middle of the story.” Horick says that while the story did have special resonance with her, given the fact that she is a Charlestonian, she also knew she had to be very careful that she did not attempt to “own” a story that was not really hers. She has attempted to get close to the emotions created by SEE

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Pastor, dance partner relying on faith, prayer for competition BY BRENDA HARRISON Editor of The News Journal Florence, S.C. It’s seems only natural that the Rev. Will Malambri and his dance partner Katelyn Rodgers selected the song “Faith” by George Michael to perform to at the upcoming Dancing For Our Future Stars on March 30. They are rehearsing a samba dance routine. A true amateur, Malambri said his dance training consists of Cotillion classes in junior high school where he learned to shag well enough to teach basic classes. “I’m good for dancing to about five songs at a party, so I enjoy the little bit I dance, but I don’t look for opportunities to dance. I am enjoying this, however, because it’s such a new adventure for me that whenever we are rehearsing I can’t think of anything else. I don’t have space in my mind to think about stressors or frustrations or sadness, he continued. “It’s a nice escape each week.” Will’s dance partner is Katelyn Rodgers, an instructor at KFA. She is a junior at Hannah-Pamplico High School and lives in the Friendfield community. “Katelyn is amazing,” he said. “She is a dedicated student, a great dancer, and a very patient teacher. “My admiration of dancers has grown

THE REV. WILL MALAMBRI AND KATELYN RODGERS Photo by Annagray Malambri tremendously through this. I’m astounded at all the routines and steps they keep in their minds simultaneously. It’s incredible what they push their bodies to do.

keep one 90-second routine in my mind, and I still miss steps sometimes. “She’s used to teaching young, inexperienced dancers, so she’s the right match for me! She’s great,” he added. Malambri said his and Katelyn’s families have been very supportive of their efforts. “Katelyn’s mother has been to several practices, and my 9 year-old daughter, Annagray, has been to all but one, I think. She enjoys watching us and the other dancers and helps by recording our dances and keeping the music playing,” he said. “One of the best parts of this has been sharing the drives to and from practices, the practices, and the practicing at home with Annagray – who is my dance partner at home when I practice.” Malambri is the senior pastor at Central United Methodist Church. He says this experience has been much more fun than he anticipated. “I am enjoying it very much,” he said, adding there are challenges. First is finding the time to rehearse. Katelyn is very busy with her other dancing and her schoolwork, Will noted, and he has a full schedule with ministry and family.

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Wilson Tiger Production to present dinner & show Wilson High School’s Tiger Production comes together as a supportive community in its presentation of “Home: A Place of Hope and Love.” This highly spirited musical tells the story of a teenage girl as she discovers the true meaning of home. The production features a variety of songs from Hamilton’s “My Shot” to Bruno Mars’ smash hit “24K Magic.” Tiger Production’s Home, dinner and show will be held at Wilson High School on Friday, March 24. Dinner will be from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. The lights go up for the show at 7 p.m.

Choir of Wilson High School. It is an eccentrically-charged group of high school students. These students go through a rigorous audition process before being accepted into the performing group.

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Horick’s works have been performed in the United States, Canada and Europe at festivals, recitals and a host of other events. The premiere of her recent collaboration with poet Shannon Berry, Lux infinita, was broadcast internationally on the Eternal Word Television Network. After graduating from Furman with a degree in Music Theory, Horick earned her masters from Florida State and her doctorate in Music Composition from The Catholic University of American in Washington, D.C. She and her husband, composer Richard Zarou, live in the Washington, D.C. area. Horick will be in Florence during the week leading up to the performance. She will be involved in special workshops with students from FMU and possibly public schools in the area, and will deliver a special presentation

on the creation of the piece at Central United Methodist Church on Wednesday, March 22 at 6:30 p.m. The critically acclaimed Masterworks Choir is based in Florence but, like the Symphony, includes musicians from around the region. The 50-voice choir was founded in 1979 by the late Bill Mills. The Florence Symphony Orchestra is a community orchestra featuring professional musicians. It performs in the 900-seat Francis Marion University Performing Arts Center, which opened in downtown Florence in 2011. Tickets for the world premiere of Beyond the Years start at $30 and are on sale at the FMU Performing Arts Center box office (843-6614444). The box office is open Monday-Friday, noon to 5 p.m. Reserve tickets after hours by calling the Florence Symphony Orchestra office at 843-661-2541.

CONCERT PREMIERE FROM PAGE 1B the event by basing the text – the lyrics – for Beyond the Years on words spoken by individuals with more direct ties to the church, and to the tragic events of June 15, 2015. The lyrics in the first, third and fifth movements of Horick’s work are based on a poem by Paul Dunbar, an African-American poet of the late 19th century. The text for the second and fourth movements is based on a speech by the Rev. Richard Cain, who served as the pastor at Emanuel right after the Civil War; as well as parts of President Barack Obama’s eulogy for the victims of the shooting. “It made sense for me to amplify the comments of oth-

The group’s repertoire includes several types of music, such as ballads, spirituals, as well as classical, gospel, popular, and rhythmand-blues pieces.

ers, who were more closely connected, rather than try to impose some outside idea on this subject,” says Horick. Horick says there is no implicit political or moral statement intended within Beyond the Years. But the structure of the work may offer clues to a possible interpretation. Both musical themes and certain phrases – “Beyond the Years,” for instance – are repeated in various cycles throughout the five movements. “And it does seem to me,” says Horick, “that while we continue to make progress, we do seem to have been having, and to continue having, this same conversation over and over.”

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The second challenge is memorizing the routine, he said, adding it’s far more than just learning dance steps. However, the good reverend said it is all worth his efforts. “Having a wife who is a teacher in FSD1 (Briggs), two elementary-aged children in the district, and mentoring a student, I see what great work the teachers and staff do with the resources they have. I know some of the teachers and hear their creative ideas and how passionate they are about finding new ways to help their students have better learning experiences. “The students deserve the best education we can give them and the teachers deserve the best support and resources. Thanks to The School Foundation there are more opportunities for creative learning in our district, which means we’re continually improving the community and workforce,” he commented. Asked about one of his competitors, the Rev. Chris Handley of First Presbyterian Church, Will said he is not worried. “Chris Handley has been carrying a cane around town trying to get sympathy votes. That’s his strategy. Others are practicing all the time – their strategy. My strategy is to have faith and rely on Katelyn’s tremendous talent,” he commented. “Prayers are welcome, as are votes – the brilliance of this fundraiser is that even those who can’t attend the performance can support The School Foundation and their favorite pastor by donating online (it’s spelled “Malambri!” This School Foundation fund raiser, Dancing For Our Future Stars will be held on March 30 at the SiMT. Fans may vote online for their favorite dance couples at DancingForOurFutureStarsOfFlorence.com for only $10 per vote. This year’s 12 celebrity dancers and professionals are: • David Copeland (Savannah Grove Elementary) and Cheyanne Beck • Barnett Greenberg (Greenberg Real Estate, LLC) and Meghan Burgess • Carl Humphries (HopeHealth, Inc.) and Meggie Baker • Andrew Imbeau (ProMotion Rehab and Sports Medicine) and Hannah Yarborough • Ashleigh McIntyre (Raines Hospitality Inc.) and Cole Davis • Chad Patterson (Raldex Hospitality) and Morgan Schoolfield • Dr. Christy Prose (Carolinas Hospital System) and Chris Mixon • J. Lawrence “Chipper” Smith II (Smith Funeral Home of Florence, LLC) and Georgeanna Kelley • Rebecca E. Smith (Assurant Specialty Property) and Tyler Jordan • Yancey Stokes (Honda of SC Manufacturing) and Erin Haynes • The Rev. Chris Handley (First Presbyterian Church) and Brandi Williamson • The Rev. Will Malambri (Central United Methodist Church) and Katelyn Rodgers The “People’s Choice” mirror ball trophies will be awarded to the three couples receiving the most votes. The judges will name one couple “Technical Skills Winner” based on the contestants’ overall skills. A 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.

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Join us for a midwee midweek ek Lenten service led Rev.. T Tim bbyy Rev iim Rogers, Marion District Superintendent. In 1983 Rev Rev.. Rogers answered the call to ordained ministry and enteredd Duke Divinity pastored School. He has pasto ored churches in Hemingway, Greeleyville-Lane, Hemingway H y, Red Darlington. Bank and Darlington n. service The 30-minute serv ice will begin at 12:30 pm. pm Lunch ($5) will be available beginning at 11:30 am and 1:00 pm. 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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Ready for some tasty barbecue? Twenty-five barbecue chefs from the Southeast will compete in the 7th Annual Big Brothers, Big Sisters Barbecue CookOff, March 31 and April 1, at the Palmetto Peddler. The Peddler is located on the corner of Hoffmeyer Road and Darlington Street. Festivities will start on Friday evening, March 31, from 5 to 7 p.m. with the “Anything Butt”contest, where cookers will prepare their favorite dish of anything they wish – just not barbecue. On Saturday, April 1, participants will be able to sample all the barbecue they can eat from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Judges from the South Carolina Barbecue Association

will determine who takes home trophies and cash prizes, the top prize being $1,000. Both events are open to the public, and just $10 per day per person. Children under 12 accompanied by a paying adult can enter free, and inflatables will be available for entertainment. Tickets are available for purchase at the door, or from a board member prior to the event. To date, sponsors include Palmetto Peddlers, Parrott’s Furniture, Stifel Nicolaus, Harris Pest Control, Chase Oil, Whisenhunt Law Firm, First Citizens Bank, and Stoudenmire-Dowling Funeral Home. Proceeds benefit Big Brothers, Big Sisters of the Pee Dee area.

Big Bothers, Big Sisters of the Pee Dee area is a United Way organization with the mission to fill the void in a child’s life when one or more of their parents is absent. Volunteers typically spend two to three hours a week with their little brother or sister, and male volunteers are needed more than female volunteers. To participate, volunteers must complete an application and undergo an extensive screening process. The office of Big Brothers, Big Sisters is located at 110 Toledo Road in Florence. To inquire about volunteering or donating, contact executive director, Joey Edwards at 843-662-7081 or visit www. pdbbbs.com.

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