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NEIGHBORS NAME: Stacey King FAMILY: Parents Rhonda King and Jimmy King BORN: Florence, resides in Pamplico OCCUPATION: Children’s library associate, Florence Library HOBBIES OR SPECIAL INTERESTS: Reading, crocheting and kayaking WHAT DO YOU LIKE ABOUT FLORENCE: Festivals and restaurants WHO OR WHAT HAS MOST INFLUENCED YOU? ‘My mom who taught me to be proud, humble, and independent.’

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Teacher’s musical to be presented in Miami Local educators and community members have been invited to Miami to present a musical, titled “Habits of Mind.” The musical, which is based on the “Habits of Mind” series by Dr. Arthur Costa and Dr. Bena Kallick, will be presented at the 2018 International Conference on Thinking this week at Florida International University. The musical about critical and creative thinking is a joint effort between Florence School District One and Francis Marion University. Melanie McMillan, a teacher in Florence One’s gifted and talented program, is the author, scriptwriter, director and songwriter of the “Habits of Mind” musical. Faith Hardison, Florence One Digital Learning Specialist; and her brother Jerry ‘Midas’ Hardison, a Charlotte musician; along with Jonathan Kueling, keyboardist; also co-wrote songs for the musical. Alonzo Davis of Williams Middle School is co-director. McMillan provided evolution of this week’s performance in Miami. “Seven years ago, several teachers attended “Habits of Mind” training conducted by training associate Dr. Michele De Bellis. Inspired by the training, Faith Hardison and I and wrote three songs about the Habits of Mind for our North Vista and REACH students, and the students responded well

CAST MEMBERS kneeling from left, Nikki Frabott, Houston Taylor and Joey Webster. Standing, from left, Megerlyn Davis, Dr. Fran Coleman, Ray Taylor, Laura Greenway, and Frankie Sullivan Photo by Steve Camlin to the songs,” said McMillan. According to McMillan, she and Hardison shared a storyboard created by artist Robert Gary, with Dr.

De Bellis. McMillan further explained that Dr. De Bellis then introduced her and Hardison to “Habits of Mind” authors, Drs.

Arthur L. Costa and Bena Kallick, creators of the series, who were SEE

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Maenza joins Journal Philip Maenza is the new editor of The News Journal. Philip is a native of Sayre, PA. He has a B.S. degree in communications from Houghton College in western New York and is currently working on a M.S. degree in organization and corporate communications. Philip took the opportunity to move south last fall after a college friend took a job here. He says he really likes the Florence area. Philip enjoys photography, reading and walking his leash-trained Siamese cat, Kit Kat Patty Wack. He has new-found love for sweet tea since having relocated. “I’m excited and look forward to the opportunities The News Journal offers me, as well as the opportunities I can offer the readers of The News Journal,” he said. “I am ready to get to know the members of this community and share their good news stories. Philip may be reached by email at philipm@florencenewsjournal.com or by phone at 843-667-9656.

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PRESENTATION FROM PAGE 1A receptive to the idea of a musical. McMillan said after her connection with creators of the series, she completed a script and 16 songs based on the Habits of Mind series. McMillan continued to explain that her college friend, Giselle Woods, offered to direct the first musical which was produced at Harbison Theatre in Columbia, November 2013. “Dr. Arthur Costa and Michele de Bellis attended our first show, along with 200 Florence One fourth graders, a group of South Florence students, and Midlands Technical College students,” said McMillan. “Later, I sang the songs in Bilbao, Spain, accompanied by guitarist/music teacher Allen Johnson at the International Conference on Think-

ing in 2015 where Dr. Costa was a keynote.” “We are truly grateful for the support of this project by our local educational leaders,” said McMillan. Without their support, taking our musical presentation to the ICOT would not be possible.” Francis Marion University (FMU) President Dr. Fred Carter agreed to support McMillan in the production of a musical, and FMU’s Dr. Terry Roberts showed interest in the production while Florence One supported the staff members’ efforts to take the ceremony on the road. “That’s when the cast and musicians began rehearsal, and the rest is history,” added McMillan. “We will perform at the opening ceremonies at the International Conference on Think-

ing in Miami on May 16, and we look forward to other opportunities that will be made available to present this program to the greater Florence community.” Cast members from Florence One include: Megerlyn Davis, Wilson High; Nikki Frabott, West Florence High; Frankie Sullivan, Southside Middle; Alonzo Davis, Williams Middle; student Houston Taylor, Wilson High School; and Florence One Performing Arts Coordinator Laura Greenway. Francis Marion University performers for the musical are Dr. Fran Coleman, Dr. Terry Roberts, and Dr. Shane Reeves. Ray Taylor and Joseph Webster complete members of the performing cast. This collaboration is

funded through contributions by Francis Marion University, District Ones Musically Exceptional (DOME) and other private donors. A local performance will be provided for students in Florence School District One at Florence One’s music camp and during the fall of next school year for students in the district’s music program. “The Habits of Mind, the habits of success, have changed my life as I use them to be more creative, to be more collaborative, to be more understanding,” said McMillan. “I am excited to present the musical in Miami with this group, and I am excited about the possibilities of developing the show for others to perform,” she added.

Cooks for Christ will host a chicken bog benefit for Vance Odom. The benefit will be held on Thursday, May 24, at the West Florence Fire Station on Pine Needles Road. Lunch will be served from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. and dinner will be served from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. Drive through lanes will be open and a bake sale will be held all day. Plates are $7 each and the menu consists of chicken bog, green beans, slaw and bread. Lunch and dinner can be delivered for orders of seven plates or more. To schedule a delivery, complete a delivery form and fax or email according to instructions. Vance is a native of Hartsville and resides with his parents, Danny and Marsha Odom. He was once active in music and sports and was also mission minded, going on many mission trips in the U.S. and other countries. On one of these trips, he adopted a young boy and helped support him for many years with his allowance. He loved skydiving, restoring his old Corvette with his dad, zip lining, fishing, shooting and cross country running. On Jan. 25, 2013, Vance and two of his friends were in a serious automobile crash. He was rushed to the McLeod Trauma Unit and was not expected to survive. His jaw

VANCE ODOM was broken, hip was badly dislocated, and the C5 vertebra in his neck was crushed paralyzing him from the chest down. He remained in the trauma unit for two weeks and was then transferred by jet ambulance to the Shepherd Center ICU in Atlanta, GA., a facility specializing in spinal cord and traumatic brain injuries. He and has family spent three months at Shepherd learning a new way of life. Vance is currently finishing his sophomore year at Coker College majoring in computer science. Cooks for Christ is raising funds to build a handicapped bathroom to meet Vance’s daily needs and to rebuild a decaying ramp. To donate, make checks payable to the “Vance E. Odom Special Needs Trust.” For more information, contact Marsha Odom at (843) 861-0603, Danny Odom at (843) 861-0599 or Beverly McKee at (843) 2290348.

Deaths Bowens, Sheresa “Tweety”, died May 10, Smith Funeral Home. Dargan, Gloria Bowers, 71, died May 9, Smith Funeral Home. Douglas, Johnny, 73, died May 10, Smith Funeral Home. Harllee, Deborah Carnes, 60, died May 10, Belk Funeral Home. Joyner, Arthur A.W, 88, died May 12, StoudenmireDowling Funeral Home. King, Jessie Ruth, 74, died May 12, Ideal Funeral Parlor. Law, James B., 95, died May 5, Belk Funeral Home.

Lynch, Norma M., 83, died May 9, StoudenmireDowling Funeral Home. Mims, Judy, 67, died May 13, Belk Funeral Homes. Skinner Jr., Joseph Leland, 82, died May 7, Cain Calcutt-Stephens Funeral Home. Timmons, Leslie Albert, 58, died May 11, Belk Funeral Home. Warrs, Patricia Edens, 84, died May 12, Cain Calcutt-Stephens Funeral Home. Williams, Carrie, 67, died May 4, Ideal Funeral Home.

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Destroying forests unleashes new diseases By Dr. Rob Cohen Every minute, logging companies and farmers cut down or burn about 30 football fields’ worth of forest in developing nations. That’s not just an environmental tragedy. By forcing animals from their habitats and bringing them into closer contact with humans, deforestation accelerates the spread of dangerous animal-borne diseases like Ebola, Zika, Lyme, and the plague. In other words, deforestation doesn’t just kill trees and animals -- it kills people. Leaders worldwide must start treating it as a public health crisis, in addition to an environmental one. Humans cut down trees for many reasons. Farmers need space for crops and livestock. Governments need room for new roads. Companies from homebuilders to candy makers rely on lumber, wood pulp, and other commodities harvested from forests. The problem is huge. Every year, 18.7 million acres of forest -- an area roughly the size of South Carolina -- vanish. From August 2015 to July 2016, the rate of deforestation in the Amazon surged 29 percent compared to the previous twelve months. If deforestation continues at its current pace, every rain forest on the planet will disappear within 100 years. This assault on animals’ environment has unleashed many of the most dangerous diseases of the twentieth century. Consider the case of Madagascar. I traveled there in November to aid with the international response to their first ever urban outbreak of pneumonic plague -a disease similar to the Black Death, but deadlier. More than 2,000 cases were reported; 200 people died. The outbreak closed schools, reduced tourism, and overwhelmed the health system. Deforestation fueled this disaster. During the rainy season, locals burn forests to create more room for crops. The fires drive plague-carrying rats into nearby communities. The island nation -- plague-free a century ago -- now reports more cases of the disease annually than any other country. Deforestation has also accelerated the spread of the Zika virus, which has caused thousands of children to be born with severe brain defects in the Western Hemisphere -- including 51 in the United States in 2016. Ebola outbreaks preferentially occur in recently deforested areas of Central and West Africa. In Brazil, deforestation has likely engendered several recent outbreaks of yellow fever by dispersing mosquitoes into new territory. These diseases were virtually unknown to humans a generation ago, yet new epidemics are appearing almost yearly now. It’s petrifying to consider what diseases could emerge in the next generation. Fortunately, there are several ways to stop deforestation. Richer nations could pay developing countries to stop cutting down trees. Take the case of Liberia. In 2008, the country sold half its forest to timber companies. Six years later, the government of Norway agreed to pay Liberia $150 million to end legal logging operations and develop programs to protect forests. Organizations could also partner with locals to establish protected areas and generate revenue from tourism. Consider the World Bank’s Transfrontier Conservation Areas Program in Mozambique. Since 1996, the initiative has helped preserve forests and boost tourism. Now, nearly one-quarter of the country’s land is under formal conservation. Large companies could also pressure vendors to embrace responsible forestry practices. Thus far, many have failed to do so. Of the 250 companies with the greatest influence over forests, only 18 earned a top score for their efforts to prevent deforestation, according to watchdog group Global Canopy Programme. Deforestation isn’t merely a threat to the environment. It endangers humanity’s present and future. Madagascar’s pneumonic plague, Liberia’s Ebola, Brazil’s Zika, and the United States’ expanding Lyme problem must be a wakeup call about the need to protect forests.

Rob Cohen, M.D., M.P.H., is a physician and Army veteran who works on public health projects in Africa, Asia, and Latin America. Follow him on Twitter @RobCohenMD. His book, “Boom without Bust,” will be published in 2019.

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This journey ends, a new one begins I’ve dreamed about retirement for many years, but now that the time has come, I’m a bundle of emotions. Monday was my last day with Swartz Media. For the first time since I was a teenager, I’m unemployed. That’s a little scary. It is also freeing and exciting to begin a new chapter in my life. Certainly my dreams of the retired life are idyllic. For me that means traveling all over the world and living the life of leasure. It also means taking time to relax, breathe in fresh air, smell the roses, take walks on the beach and watch the setting sun. The second part is certainly more attainable for me. By the time this paper hits the streets I will be in Louisville, KY, where my nephew is graduating with a master’s degree from Southern Seminary. While there, family members and I plan to enjoy some sights around this area.

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Before returning home, some of us will go on to visit The Ark in Williamstown, KY, and the Creation Museum near Cincinnati, OH. A few more trips are planned for the summer, including a visit to New York City with a sister, her husband and daughter. I also plan to spend more time with my four granddaughters, Ana, 4, and Olivia, 9-months, who live in Florence and the twins, now 13, of Angier, NC. One of them thinks she wants to stay with me all summer, but I’m not sure she will.

A few more trips are planned for the fall. After that I’m open for whatever comes up. I do have a “to-do” list of things I want to do around my home, but I’m told by other retirees that I will have less time than when I worked. I also hope to continue writing, especially once the newness of retirement wears off. Though anticipating the retired life, I am also a little sad to leave the work I have enjoyed, co-workers I have loved, and the readers who have been so kind. I will surely miss what has to be one of the most fulfilling occupations. I must express my heartfelt gratitude to each and everyone who has been so gracious to me over the past 30 years. May God bless you and keep you in his Hands!

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High priced college textbooks: Uncle Sam to the rescue By Dr. Mark Hendrickson If you are a college student, professor, or bookstore employee, you know how jarringly expensive college textbooks are. It isn’t unusual for college students to have to spend over $1,000 per year on books. In an attempt to reduce those costs, on March 23 President Trump signed a $1.3 trillion appropriations bill that included $5 million for a pilot program to help to fund “open textbooks” —i.e, free books that authors post online. A government program to increase the availability of free college textbooks is the wrong way to address a very real problem. Obviously, millions of financially stressed college students will benefit from having alternatives to textbooks costing anywhere from $100 to $400. Frankly, for that kind of money, a book should not only contain some useful knowledge, but also be able to shine its owner’s shoes, serve as a comfy pillow, and play a student’s favorite music. Pardon my facetiousness. But the fact is that not only are most textbooks exorbitantly priced, they also tend to be of poor quality. It’s a disgrace, if not a scandal. To give you one example: This semester I am using the 10th edition of the same textbook whose third edition was in use the last time I taught this course. The editors still haven’t changed the heading containing the misspelled “Confusianism” (the first “s” should be a “c”); many of the statistics

have not been updated in 10 years or longer; it gives detailed accounts of esoteric academic theories, and then says, “Oh, by the way, we really don’t know if this is valid;” and there are examples of absurd political correctness, such as citing data published by the Heritage Foundation with a warning that Heritage is (gasp!) “conservative.” I could give you other examples, but they would only depress you. As an economist, I have long marveled at how much textbook publishers charge for such mediocre products. Whenever possible, I put together a course curriculum without using a textbook to help my students save money. Not every professor has the time to do that, though, so the movement toward open textbooks is a muchneeded, welcome development. (A personal note: I know from experience how much work goes into producing a book, so I would encourage students who benefit from an open textbook to send its author(s) $10 or $20 as a “thank you” for saving them a hundred or more dollars.) As good an idea as open textbooks are, it’s a bad idea for Uncle Sam (i.e., American taxpayers) to subsidize this worthy project. Progressives, of course, see nothing wrong with this. In their worldview,

government should help to take care of us in every area of our lives. Once again, a number of non-progressives go along with the government program so that they aren’t branded as uncaring. Other than the politics of Santa Claus, though, there is no compelling reason why government should have created this pilot program. Yes, there is a need, but private markets are perfectly capable of solving the challenge of super-expensive textbooks. This would be an excellent type of project for foundations to underwrite. The problem with government money is that it always has strings attached. Actually, foundation money often has strings attached, too, but the difference is that people donate voluntarily to foundations because they believe in their missions, whereas tax dollars are plucked involuntarily from citizens who may disagree strongly with how the money is spent. Another problem is that getting Uncle Sam involved in choosing which textbooks to fund likely will explode into yet another strident ideological controversy. Do you really want the federal government influencing which books get published? There is one more reason why Uncle Sam shouldn’t have started

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.

down this path. Actually, there are over 21 trillion reasons. With Uncle Sam already over $21 trillion in debt, this is not the time to add to discretionary spending, but, if you’ll pardon the radical idea, to shrink it. I don’t know which member of Congress slipped this pilot program into the recently signed appropriations bill, but let’s hope an alert committee chairperson eliminates it in the next budget cycle.

Dr. Mark W. Hendrickson is an adjunct faculty member, economist, and fellow for economic and social policy with The Center for Vision & Values at Grove City College.

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SUMMONS AND SUMMARY OF COMPLAINT STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA IN THE COURT OF COMMON PLEAS TWELFTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT COUNTY OF FLORENCE C/A #: 2017-CP-21-2627 Willie J. Wilson, Plaintiff, vs. Rickey Witherspoon, Defendant. TO THE DEFENDANT ABOVE-NAMED: YOU ARE HEREBY SUMMONED and required to answer the Complaint in this action, a copy of which is herewith served upon you, and to serve a copy of your Answer to said Complaint on the subscriber at 814 West Evans Street, Florence, South Carolina, 29501 within thirty (30) days from the service hereof, exclusive of the date of such service; and in case of the failure to do so, judgment by default will be rendered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint. YOU WILL PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the original Summons and Complaint were filed with the Clerk of Court for Florence County on September 28, 2017, the object and prayer of which is judgment against Defendant for actual damages as described in the Complaint. SUMMARY OF COMPLAINT On December 23, 2016, the Plaintiff was traveling south on South Church Street in Florence, South Carolina. The Defendant was traveling north on South Church Street. The Plaintiff was attempting to make a left turn onto East Cheves Street. Once the light turned red, the Plaintiff began to make his turn. Suddenly and without warning, the Defendant came through the intersection and struck the Plaintiff’s vehicle. As a direct and proximate cause of said negligence on the part of the Defendant, the Plaintiff was injured. The injuries and damages sustained by

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the Plaintiff were caused and occasioned by the negligent and unlawful conduct on the part of the Defendant. Plaintiff seeks judgment against the Defendant for an award of actual damages, the cost of this action, and for such other and further relief as this Court deems just and proper. A complete copy of the Complaint may be obtained by contacting the undersigned or searching the public records. April 27, 2018 CHARLIE J. BLAKE, JR. Attorney for Plaintiff Finklea Law Firm 814 West Evans Street Florence, SC 29501 (843) 317-4900 (843) 317-4910 (fax) cblake@finklealaw.com Florence, South Carolina (5/2,5/9,5/16/18) STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF FLORENCE IN THE COURT OF COMMON PLEAS C/A NO.: 2017-CP-21-03183 American Advisors Group Plaintiff, vs. The Estate of Casa Lee S. Green, and the Personal Representative of the Estate of Casa Lee S. Green if any, and any other heirs-at-law or Distributees of Casa Lee S. Green; her heirs, Personal Representatives, Administrators, Successors and Assigns and Spouses, if any they have, and all other persons entitled to claim under them or through them, all unknown persons with any right, title or interest in and to the real estate described herein; also any unknown adults and those persons who may be in the military service of the United States of America, all of them being designated as “John Doe”; and any unknown infants or persons under a disability being a class designated as “Richard Roe”; The United States of America, acting by and through its agent, the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, D e f e n d a n t ( s ) . LIS PENDENS BCP No.: F17-43066 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT an action has been or will be commenced in this Court

upon complaint of the above-named Plaintiff against the above-named Defendant(s) for the foreclosure of a certain mortgage of real estate given by Casa Lee S. Green to Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc., as nominee for American Advisors Group dated March 9, 2015 and recorded on April 17, 2015 in Book B 570 at Page 0335, in the Florence County Registry (hereinafter, “Subject Mortgage”). Thereafter, the Subject Mortgage being transferred to the Plaintiff by assignment. 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 City and County of Florence, State of South Carolina, and being designated as Lot No. Twelve (12) in the survey by Pittman measuring Eighty-three (83) feet on its northern and southern lines and being in depth One Hundred Eight-five (185) feet; and bounded as follows: North by an unnamed street; East by Ada Alston; South by Marion Street; and West by Mrs. DeJongh. Being the same property conveyed to Casa Lee S. Green by Deed from Gladys Harris, dated October 24, 1994 and recorded December 28, 1994 at Book A432, Page 281. Parcel No. 9008521019 Property Address: 241 E. Marion Street, Florence, SC 29506 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 P l a i n t i f f . ORDER APPOINTING GUARDIAN AD LITEM AND APPOINTMENT OF ATTORNEY FOR UNKNOWN DEFENDANTS IN MILITARY SERVICE It appearing to the satisfaction of the Court, upon reading the filed Petition for Appointment of J. Marshall Swails, Esquire as Guardian ad Litem for known and unknown minors, and for all persons who may be under a disability, and it appearing that J. Marshall Swails, Esquire has consented to said appointment, it is FURTHER upon reading the Petition filed by Plaintiff for the appointment of an attorney to represent any unknown Defendants who may be in the Military Service of the United States of America, and may be, as such, entitled to the benefits of the Servicemembers’ Civil Relief Act, and any amendments thereto, and it appearing that J. Marshall Swails, Esquire has consented to act for and represent said Defendants, it is ORDERED that J. Marshall Swails, Esquire 8 Williams Street, Greenville, South Carolina 29601 phone (864) 233-6225, be and hereby is appointed Guardian ad Litem on behalf of all known and unknown minors and all unknown persons who may be under a disability, all of whom may have or claim to have some interest or claim to the real property commonly known as 247 E. Marion Street, Florence, SC 29506; that he is empowered and directed to appear on behalf of and represent said Defendants, unless said Defendants, or someone on their behalf, shall within thirty (30) days after service of a copy hereof as directed, procure the appointment of Guardian or Guardians ad Litem for said Defendants. AND IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that J. Marshall Swails, Esquire of 8 Williams Street, Greenville, South Carolina 29601 phone (864) 233-6225, be and hereby is appointed Attorney for any unknown Defendants who are, or may be, in the Military Serv-

ice of the United States of America and as such are entitled to the benefits of the Servicemembers’ Civil Relief Act aka Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Civil Relief Act of 1940, and any amendments thereto, to represent and protect the interest of said Defendants, AND IT IS FURTHER ORDERED That a copy of this Order shall be forth with served upon said Defendants by publication in News Journal, a newspaper of general circulation published in the County of Florence, State of South Carolina, once a week for three (3) consecutive weeks, together with the Summons and Notice of Filing of Complaint in the above entitled action. 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 November 20, 2017. J. Martin Page, SC Bar No. 100200 508 Hampton Street, Suite 301 Columbia, SC 29201 Phone (803) 509-5078 (5/2,5/9,5/16/18) STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF FLORENCE IN THE COURT OF COMMON PLEAS C/A NO.: 2018-CP-21-00183 Finance of America Reverse, LLC Plaintiff, vs. The Estate of Linda P. Danner, and the Personal Representative of the Estate of Linda P. Danner, if any, and any other heirs-at-law or Distributees of Linda P. Danner; her heirs, Personal Representatives, Administrators, Successors and Assigns and Spouses, if any they have, and all other persons entitled to claim under them or through them, all unknown persons with any right, title or interest in and to the real estate described herein; also any unknown adults and those persons who may be in the military service of the United States of America, all of them being designated as “John Doe”; and any unknown infants or persons under a disability being a class designated as “Richard Roe”; and the United States of America acting by and through its agent, the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, Defendant(s). LIS PENDENS BCP No.: F1743320 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT an action has been or will be commenced in this Court upon complaint of the above-named Plaintiff against the above-named Defendant(s) for the foreclosure of a certain mortgage of real estate given by Linda P. Danner to Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc., as nominee for GMFS, LLC dated January 10, 2014 and recorded on January 30, 2014 in Book B 507 at Page 1074, in the Florence County Registry (hereinafter, “Subject Mortgage”). Thereafter, the Subject Mortgage being transferred to the Plaintiff by assignment. 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 com-

monly described as: All that certain parcel of land situate in the City of Florence, County of Florence and State of South Carolina bounded and described as follows: All that certain piece, parcel or lot of land situate, lying and being near the City of Florence, in the County of Florence, State of South Carolina, being known and designated as Lot 3, Block A, as shown on a plat of Suburbia Subdivision made by R.C. Higgins, C.E., dated November 29, 1952 and recorded in the office of the Clerk of Court for Florence County in Plat Book N at page 15; located on the westerly side of Higgins Street and measuring thereon Sixty-five (65) feet and extending back therefrom in a uniform width to a depth of One Hundred Seventy-seven (177) feet, more or less and being bounded on the North by Lot 4, Block A; on the Easterly side by Higgins Street; on the Southerly side by Lot 2, Block A, and on the Westerly side by a thirty (30) foot road, reference being had to the aforementioned plat for a more complete description. Being the same property as transferred by deed dated 07/28/2004, recorded 07/30/2004, from Kathleen Y. Powell, to Linda P. Danner, reserving to a life estate unto Kathleen Y. Powell, recorded in book A859, page 1538. Parcel No. 90029-6-3 Property Address: 1804 W. Higgins Street, Florence, SC 29501 SUMMONS AND NOTICES 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. ORDER APPOINTING GUARDIAN AD LITEM AND APPOINTMENT OF ATTORNEY FOR UNKNOWN DEFENDANTS IN MILITARY SERVICE It appearing to the satisfaction of the

Court, upon reading the filed Petition for Appointment of J. Marshall Swails, Esquire as Guardian ad Litem for known and unknown minors, and for all persons who may be under a disability, and it appearing that J. Marshall Swails, Esquire has consented to said appointment, it is FURTHER upon reading the Petition filed by Plaintiff for the appointment of an attorney to represent any unknown Defendants who may be in the Military Service of the United States of America, and may be, as such, entitled to the benefits of the Servicemembers’ Civil Relief Act, and any amendments thereto, and it appearing that J. Marshall Swails, Esquire has consented to act for and represent said Defendants, it is ORDERED that J. Marshall Swails, Esquire 8 Williams Street, Greenville, South Carolina 29601 phone (864) 233-6225, be and hereby is appointed Guardian ad Litem on behalf of all known and unknown minors and all unknown persons who may be under a disability, all of whom may have or claim to have some interest or claim to the real property commonly known as 1804 W Higgins Street, Florence, SC 29501; that he is empowered and directed to appear on behalf of and represent said Defendants, unless said Defendants, or someone on their behalf, shall within thirty (30) days after service of a copy hereof as directed, procure the appointment of Guardian or Guardians ad Litem for said Defendants. AND IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that J. Marshall Swails, Esquire of 8 Williams Street, Greenville, South Carolina 29601 phone (864) 233-6225, be and hereby is appointed Attorney for any unknown Defendants who are, or may be, in the Military Service of the United States of America and as such are entitled to the benefits of the Servicemembers’ Civil Relief Act aka Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Civil Relief Act of 1940, and any amendments thereto, to represent and protect the interest of said Defendants, AND IT IS FURTHER ORDERED That a copy of this Order shall be forth with served upon said Defendants by publication in News Journal, a newspaper of general circulation published in the County of Florence, State of South Carolina, once a week for three (3) consecutive weeks, together with the Summons and Notice of Filing of Complaint in the above entitled action. 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 January 23, 2018. J. Martin Page, SC Bar No. 100200 508 Hampton Street, Suite 301 Columbia, SC 29201 Phone (803) 509-5078 (5/2,5/9,5/16/18) NOTICE OF APPLICATION Notice is hereby given that ASHTONS SOCIAL CLUB DBA THE LOFT, intends to apply to the South Carolina Department of Revenue for a license/permit that will allow the sale and ON premises consumption of

BEER/WINE/LIQUOR at 163 N. DARGAN ST. FLORENCE, SC 29501. To object to the issuance of this permit/license, written protest must be postmarked no later than MAY 18, 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. (5/2,5/9,5/16/18) NOTICE OF APPLICATION Notice is hereby given that DOLCE ENTERPRISES, 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 160 S. DARGAN ST. FLORENCE, SC 29506. To object to the issuance of this permit/license, written protest must be postmarked no later than MAY 25, 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. (5/9,5/16,5/23/18) NOTICE OF SALE L&D’s Mini Storage 3093 S. Cashua Dr. Florence, SC 29501 Phone: 843-667-5113 Will sell the following units for default of rent to the highest bid on May 18, 2018. Sales will held at 3093 S. Cashua Dr. Florence, SC 29501 Phone 843-667-5113. The owner may claims the unit by paying all rent & fees prior to the sale in cash or money order. B-9 Chester Davis: TV’s, Weights, Lamps, air conditioner, bikes and furniture E-9: Savannah Washington: Beds, clock, fan, TV stand, dresser, futon & curio cabinet A-15: Chauncey Jones: mattresses, bed frames, flat screen TV, DVD player, laptop & clothes C-5: John Davis: Copy machine, chairs, file cabinet, x-ray machine & files (5/9,5/16/18)

NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE OF SALE CIVIL ACTION NO. 2017-CP-2100146 BY VIRTUE of the decree heretofore granted in the case of: Caliber Home Loans, Inc. vs. Walter J. Treadway; Dee Treadway; Atlantic Credit & Finance Special Finance Unit III, LLC, the undersigned Special Referee for Florence County, South Carolina, will sell on June 5, 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. 2, BLOCK "C, AS SHOWN ON A MAP OF LAURELWOOD SUBDIVISION BY ERVIN ENGINEERING COMPANY DATED AUGUST 24, 1979 AND RECORDED IN THE OFFICE OF THE CLERK OF COURT FOR FLORENCE COUNTY IN PLAT BOOK 18 AT PAGE 741. ALSO REFERENCE MAP MADE BY ERVIN ENGINEERING COMPANY, DATED APRIL 7, 2010 AND RECORDED IN THE ABOVE MENTIONED OFFICE IN PLAT BOOK 96 AT PAGE 469. REFERENCE BEING HAD TO THE ABOVE MENTIONED MAP FOR A MORE COMPLETE AND ACCURATE DESCRIPTION. THIS BEING THE SAME PROPERTY CONVEYED TO WALTER J. TREADWAY AND DEE TREADWAY, AS JOINT TENANTS WITH RIGHTS OF SURVIVORSHIP, BY DEED OF ADVANTA IRA ADMINISTRATION, LLC F/K/A ENTRUST GEORGIA, LLC, F/B/O R.E. HARLESS, JR. IRA #SC-10109 DATED APRIL 5, 2012 AND RECORDED MAY 15, 2012 IN BOOK B404 AT PAGE 806 IN THE RECORDS FOR FLORENCE COUNTY, SOUTH CAROLINA. CURRENT ADDRESS OF PROPERTY: 320 Bayberry Circle, Florence, SC 29501 TMS: 00983-03-002 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 3.875% per annum. The sale shall be subject to taxes and assessments, existing

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6A 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 (5/16,5/23,5/30/18)

Florence County Brock & Scott, PLLC 3800 Fernandina Road, Suite 110 Columbia, SC 29210 Attorneys for Plaintiff Phone 803-454-3540 Fax 803-454-3541 (5/16,5/23,5/30/18) NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE OF SALE CIVIL ACTION NO. 2016-CP-2100824 BY VIRTUE of the decree heretofore granted in the case of: U.S. Bank National Association as trustee for Holders of Structured Asset Securities Corporation Mortgage Loan Trust Mortgage PassThrough Certificates, Series 2007-RF1 vs. Ada O. Nwankudu; Any heirs-atlaw or devisees of Sara W. Norwood, 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; Beth Sheppard Lee; Montessori School of Florence; Branch Banking and Trust Company s/b/m to Branch Banking and Trust Company of South Carolina; First Reliance Bank; GMAC Mortgage LLC, the undersigned Special Referee for Florence County, South Carolina, will sell on June 5, 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 SITUATE, LYING AND BEING IN THE CITY OF FLORENCE, COUNTY OF FLORENCE, STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA, CONTAINING 0.17 ACRES, MORE OR LESS AND BEING BOUNDED AS FOLLOWS: ON THE EAST BY WARLEY STREET FOR A DISTANCE OF 50.06 FEET; ON THE NORTH BY PROPERTY NOW OR FORMERLY OF MONTES-

SORI SCHOOL OF FLORENCE FOR A DISTANCE OF 150.02 FEET; ON THE WEST BY PROPERTY NOW OR FORMERLY OF MONTESSORI SCHOOL OF FLORENCE FOR A DISTANCE OF 50.00 FEET; AND ON THE SOUTH BY PROPERTY NOW OR FORMERLY OF BETH SHEPPARD LEE FOR DISTANCE OF 150.00 FEET. ALL AS FURTHER AND MORE SPECIFICALLY SHOWN ON THAT PLAT OF SURVEY RECORDED NOVEMBER 2, 2016 IN BOOK 105 AT PAGE 270 IN THE OFFICE OF THE REGISTER OF DEEDS FOR FLORENCE COUNTY, SOUTH CAROLINA. THIS IS THE SAME PROPERTY CONVEYED TO ADA O. NWANKUDU BY DEED OF WALTER RITTER AND LINDA RITTER, DATED FEBRUARY 16, 2001, AND RECORDED FEBRUARY 26, 2001, IN DEED BOOK A621 AT PAGE 1553, IN THE OFFICE OF THE REGISTER OF DEEDS FOR FLORENCE COUNTY. CURRENT ADDRESS OF PROPERTY: 313 Warley Street, Florence, SC 29501 TMS: 90074-09-019 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 7.25% 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 (5/16,5/23,5/30/18) NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE OF SALE CIVIL ACTION NO. 2014-CP-2102324 BY VIRTUE of the decree heretofore granted in the case of: U.S. Bank Trust, N.A., as Trustee for LSF9 Master Participation Trust vs. Michael M. Friday; United States of America, acting through its agency, Department of Treasury Internal Revenue Service; South Carolina Department of Revenue, the undersigned Special Referee for Florence County, South Carolina, will sell on June 5, 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 TRACT OF LAND SITUATE, LYING AND BEING IN THE CARTERSVILLE TOWNSHIP, COUNTY OF FLORENCE AND STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA AND BEING BOUNDED AND DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: ON THE NORTH BY OTHER LANDS OF THE GRANTOR AND MEASURING TWO HUNDRED FIFTY (250) FEET; ON THE EAST BY LANDS OF THE GRANTOR AND MEASURING 111.59 FEET; ON THE SOUTH BY LANDS OF ISAIAH DICKEY, FORMERLY WAYNE HILL AND MEASURING TWO HUNDRED FIFTY (250) FEET; AND ON THE WEST BY PUBLIC ROAD NO. S-21-53 AND MEASURING 111.59 FEET. THIS BEING THE SAME PROPERTY CONVEYED TO MICHAEL M. FRIDAY AND BARBARA FRIDAY, AS TENANTS IN COMMON, FOR AND DURING THEIR JOINT LIVES, AND UPON THE DEATH OF EITHER OF THEM, THEN TO THE SURVIVOR OF THEM, BY DEED FROM MONROE A. FRIDAY AND MARGIE FRIDAY, DATED SEPTEMBER 23, 1999 AND RECORDED SEPTEMBER 24, 1999, IN BOOK A573 AT PAGE 2154, IN THE OFFICE OF THE CLERK

OF COURT FOR FLORENCE COUNTY, SOUTH CAROLINA. THEREAFTER BARBARA FRIDAY PASSED AWAY AND FULL TITLE PASSED TO MICHAEL M. FRIDAY BY OPERATION OF LAW. CURRENT ADDRESS OF PROPERTY: 2329E Lynches River Road, Timmonsville, SC 29161 TMS: 00005-04-034 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 7.875% 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 Phone 803-454-3540 Fax 803-454-3541 (5/16,5/23,5/30/18) STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF FLORENCE IN THE COURT OF COMMON PLEAS C/A NO.:

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Wednesday, May 16, 2018 2018-CP-21-00149 American Advisors Group Plaintiff, vs. The Estate of Ann M. Angelides and the Personal Representative of the Estate of Ann M. Angelides if any, and any other heirs-at-law or Distributees of Ann M. Angelides; hers heirs, Personal Representatives, Administrators, Successors and Assigns and Spouses, if any they have, and all other persons entitled to claim under them or through them, all unknown persons with any right, title or interest in and to the real estate described herein; also any unknown adults and those persons who may be in the military service of the United States of America, all of them being designated as “John Doe”; and any unknown infants or persons under a disability being a class designated as “Richard Roe”; The United States of America, acting by and through, its agent, the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development; Brock and Scott Holding, Inc.; Unifund CCR Partners; Palisades Collection,Defendant(s). SUMMONS AND NOTICES (Non-Jury) FORECLOSURE OF REAL ESTATE MORTGAGE BCP No.: F17-43401 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. LIS PENDENS NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT an action has been or will be commenced in this Court upon complaint of the above-named Plaintiff against the abovenamed Defendant(s) for the foreclosure of a certain mortgage of real estate given by Ann M. Angelides to Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc, as nominee for American Advisors Group dated December 11, 2015 and recorded on December 29, 2015 in Book 609 at Page 620, in the Florence County Registry (hereinafter, “Subject Mortgage”). Thereafter, the Subject Mortgage being transferred to the Plaintiff by assignment. 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 particu-

larly described in the said Mortgage and are more commonly described as: All that certain piece, parcel or lot of land, lying and being in the City of Florence, County of Florence, State of South Carolina, being shown and designated as Lot No.11, Block "G", as shown on a map of Westhaven Subdivision by Adams & Ervin, E.C., dated May 23, 1929 and recorded in the Office of the Clerk of Court for Florence County in Plat Book "C" at Page 307. Reference is also made to a map made for Verna G. Carr by Lind, Hicks & Associates, Surveyors, dated August 1, 1991 and recorded in the above-mentioned Office in Plat Book 41 at Page 353. Said lot being bounded as follow, to wit: On the North side by King Avenue for a distance of 60.0 feet; on the East side by Calhoun Drive for a distance of 157.75 feet; on the South side by Lot 22, Block "G" for a distance of 60.0 feet; and on the West side by Lot No. 10, Block "G" for a distance of 157.75 feet. Reference being had to the abovementioned maps for a more complete and accurate description. BEING the same property conveyed to Ann M. Angelides by Deed from Verna G. Carr, Richard A. Carr and Kym M. Cyr, dated February 24, 2000 and recorded March 2, 2000 at Book A588, Page 334. Parcel No. 90046-12-012Property Address: 1200 King Avenue, Florence, SC 29501 ORDER APPOINTING GUARDIAN AD LITEM AND APPOINTMENT OF ATTORNEY FOR UNKNOWN DEFENDANTS IN MILITARY SERVICE It appearing to the satisfaction of the Court, upon reading the filed Petition for Appointment of J. Marshall Swails, Esquire as Guardian ad Litem for known and unknown minors, and for all persons who may be under a disability, and it appearing that J. Marshall Swails, Esquire has consented to said appointment, it is FURTHER upon reading the Petition filed by Plaintiff for the appointment of an attorney to represent any unknown Defendants who may be in the Military Service of the United States of America, and may be, as such, entitled to the benefits of the Servicemembers’ Civil Relief Act, and any amendments thereto, and it appearing that J. Marshall Swails, Esquire has consented to act for and represent said Defendants, it is ORDERED that J. Marshall Swails, Esquire 8 Williams Street, Greenville, South Carolina 29601 phone (864) 233-6225, be and hereby is appointed Guardian ad Litem on behalf of all known and unknown minors and all unknown persons who may be under a disability, all of whom may have or claim to have some interest or claim to the real property commonly known as 1200 King Avenue, Florence, SC 29501; that he is empowered and directed to appear on behalf of and represent said Defendants, unless said Defendants, or someone on their behalf, shall within thirty (30) days after service of a copy hereof as directed, procure the appointment of Guardian or Guardians ad Litem for said Defendants. AND IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that J. Marshall Swails, Esquire of 8 Williams Street, Greenville, South Carolina 29601 phone (864) 2336225, be and hereby is appointed Attorney for any unknown Defendants who are, or may be, in the Military Service of the United States of America and as such are entitled to the benefits of the Servicemembers’ Civil Relief Act aka Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Civil

Relief Act of 1940, and any amendments thereto, to represent and protect the interest of said Defendants, AND IT IS FURTHER ORDERED That a copy of this Order shall be forth with served upon said Defendants by publication in News Journal, a newspaper of general circulation published in the County of Florence, State of South Carolina, once a week for three (3) consecutive weeks, together with the Summons and Notice of Filing of Complaint in the above entitled action. 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 January 19, 2018. J. Martin Page, SC Bar No. 100200 508 Hampton Street, Suite 301 Columbia, SC 29201 Phone (803) 509-5078 (5/16,5/23,5/30/18) Notice of Sale: On June 9, 2018 at 10 am, Florence Mini Storage will sell the following units of personal property at a public sale to the highest bidder pursuant to the assertion of a lien for rent at its self-storage facility. Purchased takes the property subject to any liens or security interest which are perfected and recorded or liens which owner has knowledge. The sale will take place at 2217 2nd Loop Rd. Florence, SC. Units contain furniture appliances, and other household item. The following is a list of units and owners: D083 Konstantin Lo; F063 Larry Burroughs; B206 Laura Morris; C027 Ralph Burns; C016 Charles Ivory; E226 Kelly Green. (5/16,5/23/18)

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Wednesday, May 16, 2018 protest must be postmarked no later than JUNE 1, 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. (5/16,5/23,5/30/18) STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA IN THE FAMILY COURT OF FLORENCE TWELFTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT John L. Alford, Jr vs Shirley Alford 2017-DR-21-1726 you are hereby summoned and required to answer the Complaint in this action, a copy of which is herewith served upon you, and to serve a copy of your Answer on the subscriber at 814 W Evans Street, Florence, SC 29211, within thirty (30) days after service hereof, exclusive of the date of such service; and if you fail to do so, judgment by default will be rendered against you for the relief demanded. You are hereby noticed that a final hearing will commence on the 13th day of July 2018 on the 2nd Floor of the Florence County Judicial Center located at 181 N Irby Street, Florence SC 29501. Joshua A. Bailey, Attorney for the Plaintiff, Finklea Law Firm Post Office Box 1317 Florence, SC 29503 (843) 317-4900 jbailey@finklealaw.com (5/16,5/23,5/30/18) SECOND AMENDED NOTICE OF SALE DEFICIENCY JUDGMENT WAIVED BY PLAINTIFF; DEFICIENCY JUDGMENT DEMANDED BY DEFENDANT/CROSS-PLAINTIFF ANNE W. PEARCE NO DEFICIENCY SALE WILL BE HELD 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 2016CP-21-01558 FIRST-CITIZENS BANK & TRUST COMPANY, AS SUCCESSOR IN INTEREST BY MERGER TO COMMUNITY RESOURCE BANK, N.A., Plaintiff, vs. BETH J. CAMERON; RODNEY C. CAMERON; ANN W. PEARCE A/K/A ANNE W. PEARCE; COMPREHENSIVE LEGAL SOLUTIONS, INC., Defendant(s). AND ANNE W. PEARCE, Defendant/Cross-Plaintiff, vs. BETH J. CAMERON AND RODENY C. CAMERON Defendants/Cross-Defendants. BY VIRTUE of a decree heretofore granted in the case of First-Citizens Bank & Trust Company, as successor in interest by merger to Community

Resource Bank, N.A. v. Beth J. Cameron; Rodney C. Cameron; Ann W. Pearce a/k/a Anne W. Pearce; Comprehensive Legal Solutions, Inc., case number 2016-CP-2101558, I, the undersigned Clerk of Court for Florence County, will hold a sale on June 4, 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 of that certain piece, parcel or lot of land, lying and being in the County of Florence, State of South Carolina, being known and designated as Lot 4 on a map made by Ervin Engineering Co., dated December 8, 1977, and recorded in Plat Book 66 at page 326, in the Office of the Clerk of Court for Florence County. Reference is made to the above mentioned survey. This being the same property conveyed to Beth J. Cameron by deed of Randall W. Cameron and Rita A. Cameron, dated January 7, 1998 and recorded January 8, 1998 in Deed Book A512 at page 537, Florence County Records. 4831 Eureka Road, Florence, SC 29506 TMS#: 00275-01258 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 3.500% 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. 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 5/8/2018 JAT 15079959 (5/16,5/23,5/30/18) NOTICE OF SALE AUCTION WILL BE AT 10:00 AM AT SMITH MINI STORAGE ON 121 WEST SMITH AVE, DARLINGTON, SC 29532 LEGAL NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE OF PUBLIC SALE OF PERSONAL PROPERTY NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT UNDERSIGNED WILL SELL TO SATISFY THE LIEN OF OWNER AT PUBLIC SALE. COMPETITIVE BIDDING FOR THE FOLLOWING UNITS WILL BE. JASON HARRIS-C21 JONELL MULDROW-P3

DARLENE FRAZIER-P9 ANTHONY SAMUEL-P54 KATHY HAMMONDG-G51 JUSTIN MCPHIL-H60-H61 MARYANN HUNTER- I70 SMITH AND PALMETTO MINI STORAGE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO REJCT OR REMOVE ALL BIDS AND REMOVE ANY ITEM FROM THE SALE. SECTION 39-20-45 (5/16) SUMMONS AND NOTICE, STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA, COUNTY OF FLORENCE, IN THE COURT OF COMMON PLEAS, FOR THE TWELFTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT (Case No.: 2017-CP-21-02834 Brittiany Blackmon, as Personal Representative of the Estate of Larry J. Blackmon, Plaintiff v. Shane Gillum Cassidy, The Edge Bar & Grill, LLC d/b/a Edge Bar & Grill, and International KDC, Inc. d/b/a The Trophy Club, Defendants.) TO INTERNATIONAL KDC, INC., d/b/a THE TROPHY CLUB: YOU ARE HEREBY SUMMONED and required to answer Plaintiff’s Complaint in this action, a copy of which is herewith served upon you, and to serve a copy of your Answer to the Complaint upon the subscribers, Matthew E. Yelverton and D. Scott Drescher, at their office located at 60 Folly Road, Charleston, South Carolina, 29407, within thirty (30) days after service hereof, exclusive of the day of such service; and if you fail to answer the Complaint within the time aforesaid, or otherwise appear and defend, the Plaintiff will apply to the Court for the relief demanded in the Complaint and judgment by default will be rendered against you. NOTICE TO THE DEFENDANT ABOVE-NAMED: YOU WILL PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Summons and Complaint, of which the foregoing is a copy of the Summons, were filed with the Clerk of Court for Florence, South Carolina on October 18, 2017. Matthew E. Yelverton, Yelverton Law Firm, LLC, 60 Folly Road, Charleston, South Carolina 29407, Attorney for the Plaintiff. (5/16,5/23,5/30/18) NOTICE OF SALE AUCTION WILL BE AT 10:00 AM AT HOWE SPRINGS SELF STORAGE 825 E. HOWE SPRINGS RD FLORENCE, SC 29505 LEGAL NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE OF PUBLIC SALE OF PERSONAL PROPERTY. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT UNDERSIGNED WILL SELL TO SATISFY THE LIEN OF OWNER AT PUBLIC SALE. COMPETITIVE BIDDING FOR THE FOLLOWING UNITS WILL BE. NELSON OROZCO- F129 AND OUTSIDE BOAT JAMES DAVID- A23HOUSEHOLD HAROLD SMALL-A06 JOSEPH WHITE-B36 MICHAEL BARNES-C59A SANDRA PAIGE-F116 TYREE SEEGERS-E89A CATRINA BOYD-GEEC60-F121 HOWE SPRINGS SELF STORAGE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO REJCT OR REMOVE ALL BIDS AND REMOVE ANY ITEM FROM THE SALE . SECTION 39-20-45 (5/16,5/23/18)

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Sport Summer Camps Francis Marion Sports Camps June 4 - July 13 Time Varies Cost: $60 - $315 Francis Marion University 4822 E. Palmetto St., Florence 843-661-1231, Coker College Sports Camps Please visit the website for a complete list of camps being offered by the Coker Cobras. Coker College 300 E. College Ave., McLeod Health & Fitness Space Race May 28 – Aug. 17 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. McLeod Health & Fitness Center 2437 Willwood Dr., Florence 843-777-3030

FCS Basketball Camp June 4-7 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Cost: $55 Florence Christian School 2308 S. Irby St., Florence nminton@fcseagles.org Tennis Camps June 4 – Aug. 2 9 a.m. to noon Cost: $75 - weekly sessions Dr. Eddie Floyd Florence Tennis Center 1300 Jennie O'Bryan Ave., Florence 843-665-3106, rohill@cityofflorence.com Baseball Camp June 18-21 9 a.m. to noon Cost: $90 Sparrow Stadium 4700 E. Palmetto St., Florence 843-629-0700, Florenceredwolves@gmail. com

McLeod Sports Medicine provided free physicals McLeod Sports Medicine held their annual High School Physical Clinic at McLeod Family Medicine Center in Florence on Saturday, April 28. More than 700 physicals were performed at no cost for student athletes of schools that are contracted with McLeod Sports Medicine for athletic training services. Participating schools included: Timmonsville High School, South Florence High School, Lamar High School, Hannah-Pamplico High School, The King’s Academy, Florence Christian School, Pee Dee Academy, Wilson High School, Johnsonville High School, Lake City High School, Trinity-Byrnes Collegiate, Robert E. Lee Academy, Darlington High School, West Florence High School, Mullins High School, Creek Bridge High School, Marion High School and Conway Christian School. A pre-participation physical is necessary to review an athlete’s medical history, overall health, and rule out any major health concerns such as cardiac or blood pressure abnormalities, sickle cell disease and others. The physical must be completed prior to the start of the sport season to ensure the athlete is safe for the stresses of athletic participation. Conducting the physicals were physicians and medical professionals from McLeod Family Medicine, McLeod Family Medicine Residency Program, McLeod Emergency Department, and McLeod Orthopaedics. Staff from McLeod Pediatric Subspecialists were on hand for any necessary referrals to the McLeod Pediatric Cardiologist. Many McLeod nurses came to assist as well with height, weight, vision and blood pressure.

WINNING GOLF TEAM — Camp Seegars, Robbie Jeffords, Gene Hardee, and Matt Krajack

Sheriff’s Office holds golf tournament The Florence County Sheriff’s Office held its 22nd Annual Outback Steakhouse Golf Tournament on Friday, May 4, at the Country Club of South Carolina. The winners of the tournament , with 18 under par, were Camp Seegars, Robbie Jeffords, Gene Hardee and Matt Krajack Approximately 200 golfers participated in this all day event which included food and prizes. For the morning golfers, breakfast was furnished by Bojangles.

Lunch was provided by Jim Pruitt of Outback Steakhouse. Coca-Cola, Pee Dee Food Services and McCall Farms supplied snacks and drinks for the golfers. This year’s sponsors included Academy Sports, Honda of South Carolina, King Cadillac Oldsmobile, Farmers Telephone, and WPDE TV15. Raldex provided food throughout the day and VIP Magazine managed the beverage carts on the course. The money raised from

Spurs Up Tour set for May 22 The 2018 “Spurs Up Tour” with University of South Carolina Head Football Coach Will Muschamp will be in Florence on Tuesday, May 22. The event will be held at the Florence Country Club and 250 tickets will be available. Tickets are $25 each and are on sale now at the following locations: Micky Finns at 194 S. Cashua

Drive or at 550 Pamplico Hwy in Florence or through a Florence County Gamecock Club Board of Directors member. Doors will open at 5:30 p.m. followed by an autograph session and heavy hor d’oeuvres starting at 6 p.m. The program will begin following the autograph session. For more information,

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this event helps to fund the Wounded Warrior and youth hunts, and the Florence County Sheriff’s Office Pee Dee Pride. Pee Dee pride is now in its 22nd year at Francis Marion University. This free camp is for children throughout the Pee Dee from ages 8-12. For additional information regarding the camp or any upcoming fundraisers, please go to fcsospecialprojects.com.

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Youth Basketball The City of Florence Recreation Department and the Florence Youth Basketball League are taking registration for summer youth basketball through May 3. A parent or guardian can sign the participant up online by visiting: https://recreation.cityofflorence.com/ParksRec_Live /Home Parents can also sign up at our Administrative Offices located at 513 Barnes St. The cost is $36 per participant. The birthday cutoff date for summer basketball is Sept. 1. All age groups will be co-ed play. Games will be played at Pearl Moore Basketball Center. Age groups will be 5-6, 7-8, 910, 11-12, 13-14, and 15-17 year olds. For more information, contact Tim Wilson at (843) 6653253.

May is National Water Safety Month, and the perfect time to get children involved in swim lessons. As America’s swim instructor, the Y is the most accessible community resource to prevent drowning and encourage a lifelong enjoyment of swimming – teaching more than one million kids a year swimming and water safety skills. YMCA swim lessons increase the accessibility and enjoyment of swimming to all ages and skill levels. The latest evolution of Y swim lessons accommodates varying abilities to help foster a sense of achievement as swimmers’ progress between levels. Through this approach, advanced swimmers flow more easily to higher levels while swimmers who need more instruction can learn at their own pace. This results in more confident swimmers who stick with lessons and develop a love for swimming that can last a lifetime. “All children, regardless of background, skills or age, should have access to swim lessons,” said Cindy Averitt, Aquatics Director, Florence Family YMCA. “It’s a rite of passage that can lead to a love of swimming that lasts a lifetime, while increasing confidence, physical activity and well-being.” There are three general categories of Y swim lessons Swim Starters develops water enrichment and aquatic readiness in children ages six months to three years. This category focuses on developing swim readiness skills through fun and confidence-building experiences. Parents also learn how to supervise children in the water, how to prevent accidents and how to plan for emergencies. Swim Basics develops personal water safety and basic swimming skills in students of all ages. Swimmers develop a high level of comfort in the water by practicing safe water habits, engaging in underwater exploration, and learning how to swim to safety and exit if they fall into a body of water. Swim Strokes introduces and refines stroke technique in older students (school age, teens and adults). Having mastered the fundamentals, students learn additional water safety skills and build stroke technique, developing skills that prevent chronic disease, increase social-emotional and cognitive well-being and foster a lifetime of physical activity. Financial assistance is available for swim lessons. www.florenceymca.org/programs/aquatics

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McLeod announces its 2018 Nurses of the Year

RECOGNIZED – During the nurses recognition ceremony, McLeod Oncologist Dr. Michael Pavy recognized Adele Hewitt, RN, Infusion Services for 60 years of dedication to the nursing field.

FDS1 nurses honored Florence School District One recognized its school nurses in celebration of National School Nurse Day last week. Many Florence One staff members echoed sentiments expressed in South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster’s proclamation which emphasizes how the services of school nurses benefit students in the local schools. “While many of today’s students require care in school for increasingly complex and life-threatening health problems, families should feel confident that the health needs of all students are met while in the school setting,” said McMaster. “School nurses act as a liaison to the school community, families, and healthcare providers on behalf of children’s health by providing wellness and improving health outcomes,” the proclamation continued. McMaster also noted, “Nurses understand the link between health and learning, and are in a position to make a positive difference for children every day.” “Nurse Jennifer McCracken has served as a school nurse for four years and before that, she was a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit nurse. This is her first year serving at Carver Elementary, and we are thrilled to have her here because she has a heart for children,” said Mary Smith, faculty member at Carver Elementary. “Healthy children learn better, thanks to our school nurses Beth Holzbach and Stacey Porzio who care for our children at John W. Moore,” said Robbie Crowley of the Moore staff. “The care that the school nurse provides helps our teachers to focus on their jobs of teaching children,” said Timrod Elementary Principal Michelle McBride. “We are fortunate to have Tammy Kale as our health care professional here at the school.” “Tiffany Edwards, the school nurse at Lucy T. Davis Elementary, is a great asset to our students and staff! She has a nurturing and caring demeanor at all times and we are blessed to have her,” said Sonya Graves, principal at Lucy T. Davis Elementary. Many schools are celebrating school nurses (RN’s) in various ways this week. School nurses in Florence One are Sonya Best, Lead Nurse for Florence One Schools; Wanda Eskridge, Briggs Elementary; Jennifer McCracken, Carver Elementary; Tiffany Edwards, Davis Elementary; Creola Brown and Melody Bischke, Delmae Elementary; Kathy Horahan, Dewey Carter; Leanne Harter, Greenwood; Angela Padgett and Misi Monterosso, Lester Elementary; Mary Welden and Namomie Parker, McLaurin Elementary; Beth Holzbach and Stacey Porzio, Moore; Chrystal Lewis and Brenda Nimtz, North Vista Elementary; Mary Falcone, Royall Elementary, Lillie Graham, Rush Academy; Lora Ruggiero, Savannah Grove Elementary; Tammy Kale, Timrod Elementary; Melynda Wearne, Wallace Gregg Elementary; Lisa Howard and Danika James, Sneed Middle; Monique Chmielecki and Charmeon Hines, Southside Middle; Kelly Mixon and Mary Woods, Williams Middle; Charmeon Cooper and Hope Camper, South Florence; Linda Ellis and Brenda Kemp, West Florence; Debbie DeMarco, Woods Road Child Development; Oforiwa Gregg, Wilson High; Kate Tyner, Stacy Nance, Stacey Porzio, Donna Custer, Charnique Fairley, Loretta Dennis, School nurse substitutes; Dana Martin and Sara Davis, Title One nurses. For more information about Florence One School nurses, contact Sonya Best, lead nurse in Florence School District One: SBest@fsd1.org.

McLeod Regional Medical Center announces its 2018 Nurse of the Year Award recipients: Jamie Cunningham, APRN; Genalin Iguban, RN; and Elizabeth Anderson, Medical Surgical Technician. The winners were recognized during a special ceremony and McLeod celebration in conjunction with National Nurses Week. “Being selected as a Nurse of the Year is a very honorable recognition,” said Tony Derrick, Chief Nursing Officer for McLeod Regional Medical Center. “We appreciate our nurses every day but Nurses Week is a time we honor our nurses for providing quality care to our patients. The Mission of McLeod Health is to improve the overall health and well-being of the people living within South Carolina and eastern North Carolina by providing excellence in health care and our nurses are an instrumental part of that goal.” Jamie Cunningham is an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse with the McLeod Intensivists. She graduated from the University of South Carolina with a Doctorate of Nursing Practice. A resident of Nichols, Jamie has been with McLeod since 2012. “Jamie is seen as a mentor by her peers,” said Kim Ficco, McLeod AVP of Operations. “The physicians have a high level of trust and respect for Jamie’s work. Her caring nature is displayed in the care she provides her patients. Jamie takes time to meet with families and always keeps the patient at the center of her work.” Genalin Iguban was a Registered Nurse on the Medical Observation Unit. Her medical career with McLeod spanned more than 15 years. She received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Saint Gabriel College in the Philippines. Iguban’s RN of the Year award was accepted by her husband, Nilo Tipan and daughter, Nielle Tipan. “Genalin lost her seven-year battle with colon cancer in October of 2017,” said Liza McDowell, Nursing Director,

NURSES OF THE YEAR – From left, Elizabeth Anderson, MST; Jamie Cunningham, APRN, Nilo Tipan with his daughter Nielle Tipan. McLeod Observation Unit. “She worked through her treatments, always pushing forward, giving her all with a smile. Although she is no longer with us, her memory lives on in those she touched and impacted. “Genalin was always known for her beautiful smile that she greeted her patients and co-workers with daily. It wasn’t uncommon to see her staying late to help someone catch up after a busy shift. She never fussed or made excuses, and never stopped smiling. Genalin was passionate about her work and demonstrated the true value of caring. Elizabeth Anderson began working at McLeod 24 years ago in the Physical Therapy Department before deciding to change her career to Medical Surgical Technician (MST). Anderson has been serving as a MST in the Neurology Unit since May of 2017. She received her education from Florence-Darlington

Technical College. “Elizabeth takes pride in a job well done,” said Dawn Spivey, Nursing Director, McLeod Neurology Unit. “She strives to go above and beyond to meet the expectations of her job and her patient’s needs. Elizabeth is always willing to train new employees and teach them the correct way to complete tasks. She demonstrates a servant’s heart by putting the needs of others before her own.” “A McLeod nurse does not do what they do for the recognition; they do it for the patients,” said Derrick. “Everyday I am awed by what our nurses can accomplish. Our outcomes prove what excellent care our patients receive. As the Chief Nursing Officer, I am so impressed with their quality work and daily dedication. I believe we have some of the best nurses in the world here at McLeod.”

Carolinas Hospital recognizes nurses Carolinas Hospital System held its 2018 Nursing Recognition Ceremony on May 10. Misty Martin received the 2018 Nurse of the Year award. The 2018 Patient Choice Award winner was Michelle McCray of the Progressive Care Unit. The Physician Friend of Nursing award was presented to Dr. Ramzy Hourany. The 2018 Nursing Leadership Champion Award was presented to Ashley Hudson, Education. The 2018 Nursing Support Champion was Shawn McDonald, EKG. Kim Peed was recognized for her commitment to the nurses and presented an honorary nurses cap. Fifteen nurses were recognized in a new category, Rising Stars. These Rising Stars demonstrate exceptional qualities that embody the best of nursing while inspiring others to follow their example. They were: Madison Braddock, South Tower Kendra Cooper, 5th floor Tiffany Cooper, ICU Breanna Dawkins, ICU Alyx Edwards, South Tower Kristie Gaymon, Emergency Department Dalana Gibson, 8th floor Danielle Harrington, TWC Sarah Lopez, ICU Felicia Nowlin, Surgical Services Amanda Rogers, South Tower Renetha Staggers, 8th floor - unable

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Duke Energy volunteers plant trees at Briggs School More than 30 volunteers from Duke Energy planted fruit trees and berry bushes last week to assist in the expansion of Briggs Elementary’s school gardens. “Duke Energy purchased the trees, bushes, pots, and mulch as well as designed, planted, and fenced our garden,” said Tara Newton, Principal of Briggs Elementary. Newton said many of the volunteers expressed their gratitude for the opportunity to enrich, build, and nurture the local communities served by Duke Energy. “Our students are going to love picking the fresh fruit, thanks to these volunteers,” said Newton.

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South Florence student creates winning piece South Florence High School’s Morgan Truitt is the winner of the Tom Rice 7th Congressional District 2018 Regional Art Competition. The winning piece, Folly Beach, will be displayed in Congressman Rice’s office for one year. Elizabeth Odom is the art instructor. The Congressional Art Competition began in 1982 to provide an opportunity for members of Congress to encourage and recognize the artistic talents of their young constituents.

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Wilson student to study in Germany Rebecca Liu, a student at Wilson High School in Florence School District One, has won an all‐expenses‐ paid summer study trip to Germany. Liu was selected as a national winner after scoring in the 99 percentile on Level III of the 2018 National German Exam for High School Students, sponsored by the American Association of Teachers of German (AATG). Over 20,000 students participated in the program. After qualifying with a high score on the National German Exam, she submitted responses to several short essay questions in German and in English, and was then interviewed (in both German and English) by a committee comprised of high school teachers and college professors of German.

REBECCA LUI “It is such a big honor to receive this award,” Liu said. “I am also excited about this opportunity. My brother, Benjamin, received the same award in 2012, and he is still staying in contact with his German host family in Nuremberg. I am looking forward to making new friends, visiting new places, and, most importantly, improving my German.” Liu is one of forty‐four outstanding German lan-

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guage students selected from across the US to receive the award. The study trip includes round‐trip air transportation to Germany from New York, a homestay with a host family, and excursions to places of cultural and historical significance. The study trip, now in its 58th year, is made possible through a grant from the Federal Republic of Germany. “This year’s prize winners are some of the finest students in the U.S.,” said Keith Cothrun, Executive Director of the AATG. “The prize is a great reward for excellence in learning German—and the best way to better get to know a fascinating language and culture is through firsthand experiences living with a German family and attending school.” Liu and the other winners will travel to Germany this summer. She is a student of Dr. Lucia Huang, German teacher at Wilson High School. Founded in 1926, the AATG represents German teachers at all levels of instruction. The AATG is dedicated to the advancement and improvement of the teaching of language, literature and culture of the German‐speaking countries.

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Men’s Choral Society will perform May 24 A spring concert will be performed by the Florence Men’s Choral Society on May 24 at 7:30 p.m. The concert will be conducted by Julian M. Young and accompanied by Betsy Johnson at First Presbyterian church, Jenkins Fellowship Hall. The concert will feature such popular and exciting tunes as “Shenandoah”, “Home on the Range”, “O Susannah!”, “That’s Enter-

International Parade to be held Saturday The Pee Dee International Parade is scheduled for Saturday, May 19, at 10 a.m. to promote “Unity in Diversity”. The parade will begin at W. Evans and Edisto Street and end at the BTC building. The parade committee will also be recognized at the City Council meeting on Monday, May 14. with a proclamation for promoting “Unity in Diversity”.

Dr. David Moss receives award The South Carolina Dental Association, SCDA, held its 149th Annual Session last week in Myrtle Beach. The SCDA’s highest honor, the George P. Hoffmann Jr. Distinguished Dentist Award, was presented to Dr. J. David Moss of Florence on, May 3.

tainment” and more. The concert will also include inspirational pieces “If My People Will Pray”, Phillip Sereno’s “Pie Jesu”, and the dynamic “Homage” by Z. Randall Stroope, among others.

SCDOT advisory Traffic will be completely shut down on the I-20 westbound off ramp to I-95 southbound nightly from May 19 to May 26. The closure will take place from 6 p.m. until 6 a.m. Traffic also will be completely shut down to the I-95, exit 160 northbound off-ramp to westbound I-20 nightly from May 19- 26. This closure will be in place from 6 p.m. until 6 a.m. Traffic detours will be set up during these closures. These closures will be to complete the pavement repairs on the ramps. These closure times will vary depending on the amount of traffic, and the dates could vary due to weather.

QUIZ BOWL TEAM – Seated from left, Garner Sonfield, Isaac Kirby, Megan Feltham snd Forrest Phipps. Standing, grom left, Beth Lewallen, team dponsor and Students Hayes Bridgers, Charlie Mckay, Mac Burch and Evan Watts.

All Saints’ places in Quiz Bowl ORANGEBURG--Larry Watt, executive director of the South Carolina Independent School Association, announced the winner of the SCISA Lower School Quiz Bowl. The team from All Saints’ Episcopal Day School from Florence took third place. Members of the thirdplace team included Garner Sonfield, Isaac Kirby, Megan Feltham, Forrest Phipps,

Hayes Bridgers, Charlie McKay, Mac Burch, and Evan Watts. Beth Lewallen was the sponsor. Following local and regional competition, the teams vying for the state title gathered recently in Sumter on the campus of St. Anne & St. Jude Catholic School to determine the winner. “Each of the teams is to be congratulated for making it to the state finals,” Watt

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said. “It is quite an accomplishment to get this far.” The teams, consisting of four students and alternates, had to answer generalknowledge as well as math questions. Team members are fourth and fifth graders. The team captain could answer some of the questions after consultation among the team members while others had to be answered by an individual member of the team. The South Carolina Independent School Association is a non-profit, voluntary association of over 120 independent schools serving more than 37,000 teachers and students. Founded in 1965, the State of South Carolina incorporated SCISA as an exclusively educational organization with the responsibilities of establishing accreditation standards, coordinating academic and athletic competition and providing professional development for member organizations.

DR. MOSS, DENTIST Dr. Moss was born in Augusta, Georgia, graduated from the University of South Carolina in 1975, and subsequently graduated from the MUSC College of Dental Medicine. He has practiced general dentistry in Florence for several years, and resides in Florence with his wife Kristen. Dr. Moss is a fellow in the American College of Dentists and the Academy of General Dentistry. He served on the SCDA Board of Governors leading to his term as President in 2014. He has served on the Dental Access Days Planning Committee, the SCDA Annual Session Committee and numerous other committees and task forces. On the national level, Dr. Moss has served as a delegate and alternate delegate and as a member of the Council on Ethics, Bylaws and Judicial Affairs.

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