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NEIGHBORS

Guests at the Hometown Chef Series Dinner hosted by Town Hall Restaurant were treated to some of Executive Chef Kelly Vogelheim’s masterful creations. Among them was tender pork belly roasted in red wine. The pork belly was paired with a sweet potato puree, cow peas and red onion.

NAME: Christa Sutton HOMETOWN: Elizabethtown N.C. Family: Boyfriend, Brandon, and three children, Brayden, Kyndall and Carson. OCCUPATION: Receptionist at Florence 1 Schools Administration Building. HOBBIES OR SPECIAL INTEREST: Going to the lake and fishing. WHAT DO YOU LIKE ABOUT FLORENCE: Lots of family-friendly activities. WHO OR WHAT HAS MOST INFLUENCED YOU? My dad.

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hen Kelly Vogelheim steps into the kitchen at Town Hall Restaurant & Bar, she enters her element. Vogelheim, the executive chef at the restaurant located in downtown Florence, showed off her culinary expertise in impressive fashion Aug. 11 as part of the Hometown Chef Series sponsored by the S.C. Department of Agriculture and the S.C. Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism. In January, Vogelheim earned the distinction of being one of five chefs from across the state to be named a 2019 South Carolina Chef Ambassador. As a chef ambassador, she travels nationwide to Kelly Vogelheim busily prepares plates during her Hometown Chef Series Dinner.

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Sidney ‘Marty’ Kearse Sidney Martin “Marty” Kearse, 71, of Inman died Monday, Aug.19, 2019. The family will have a celebration of Marty’s life and greeting, 6:30 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 31 at The Birdhouse at Mountainview in Inman. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials in Marty’s memory be made to any animal rescue services. Seawright Funeral Home is assisting the family.

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THE GAMBLE’S HOTEL, CIRCA 1860, was located near the railroad tracks along Front Street. Confederate forces pushed back a Union Cavalry near this site on March 5, 1865, and the confrontation became known as The Skirmish of Gamble’s Hotel. Photo courtesy of the Florence County Museum.

September is Library Card Month During the month of September the Florence County Library is joining the American Library Association and libraries nationwide for Library Card Sign-Up Month, a time to remind parents, caregivers and students that a library card is the first step towards academic achievement and lifelong learning. Libraries play an important role in the education and development of children. Studies show that children who are read to in the home and who use the library perform better in school and are more likely to continue to use the library as a source of lifetime learning. Libraries offer free and fun educational resources and activities that bring families and communities together. The Florence County Library offers a variety of programming for all ages, from babies to children, teens, and adults. A schedule of these programs is listed on the library’s web site, www.florencelibrary.org, and can also be found at the Florence County Library at 509 South Dargan Street in Florence. The Florence County Library is offering a prize to children ages 2-12 that get a new library card in September while supplies last. For more information, contact the Greenberg Children’s Library at 843-292-

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Friends of Library to host authors Friends of Florence County Library will host Francis Marion University Professor and Playwright Dr. Jon Tuttle, Thursday, Sept. 12 at 6 p.m. at the Doctors Bruce and Lee Foundation Library. Tuttle will be presenting his book, “The Trustus Collection,” which is a collection of plays performed at The Trustus Theatre in Columbia. Skits from some plays will be performed. On Thursday, Sept. 19 at 6 p.m, Friend of the Florence County Library will host author Susan Boyer. Boyer will be presenting her new book, “Lowcountry Boomerang.” The library is located at 509 South Dargan Street in Florence. For more information and to register for this program, call (843) 413-7074 or visit www.florencelibrary.org.

The Doctor’s Bruce and Lee Foundation Library has several workshops planned. The library will host a program on Social Security on Tuesday, Sept.10 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Attendees will be informed about the basics of eligibility for SSI and SSDI, finding attorneys for initial entitlement, as well as Social Security overpayments and cessation. The library will host a Divorce Clinic on Thursday, Sept. 26, from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. In this free informational session, attendees will learn how to do their own divorce. This program is open to all, but the information is best suited to those who have been separated for at least one continuous year, have no minor children from the marriage, and (if they have no property or debts to be divided) seek no money. On Thursday, Oct. 10 from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m., the library will host a program on avoiding identity theft and scams. Attendees will be informed about how to avoid identity theft, steps to take if their identity has been stolen, security freezes, fraud alerts, and different types of scams.

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Isgett named COO for McLeod Health The third course of Chef Kelly Vogelheim’s Hometown Chef Series meal was fresh grouper served on a bed of seasoned and steamed kale and okra. The fish was topped by creamed cucumber and crunchy fried shallots.

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promote South Carolina's culinary heritage and local food culture. Gov. Nikki Haley created the program in 2014. Each year chefs are nominated to be chef ambassadors and one from each of the state’s four major regions - the Upstate, Midlands, Pee Dee, and the Lowcountry - is chosen for the honor. The chef ambassador serves as part of ongoing effort to promote the state’s authentic culinary experiences and to encourage the incorporation of buying local into everyday meal planning. The chef ambassadors also work closely with the South Carolina Department of Agriculture and South Carolina Parks, Recreation and Tourism by attending and participating in a variety of public events, performing cooking demonstrations, taking part in educational discussions on establishing healthy eating habits for children, and showcasing the best of South Carolina’s bounty in both agriculture and tourism. Vogelheim is the second chef from Florence to be named a chef ambassador. Executive Chef Cooper Thomas earned the distinction in 2015. Joining Vogelheim in the team of South Carolina Chef Ambassadors for 2019 are Brandon Carter of FARM in Bluffton; Marc Collins of Circa 1886 in Charleston; Tania Harris of The Lazy Goat in Greenville; and Jessica Shillato of Spotted Salamander in Columbia. “These five chefs are among the best and brightest

culinary stars in our state,” said Governor McMaster. “Being named an S.C. Chef Ambassador allows these chefs to shine a unique spotlight on not only their exceptional talents, but also on the destinations in South Carolina where they live and work.” Vogelheim said being named a chef ambassador was a g r e a t honor and one she does not take lightly. “Being a chef in South Carolina is VOGELHEIM appealing because of the outstanding resources that are readily available,” Vogelheim told www.DiscoverSouthCarolina.com. “From produce to seafood, I am consistently finding new ingredients to work with, which keeps my job fresh, new and exciting all yearround. South Carolina has a rich historical influence on cuisine, and it has been a great pleasure to learn and execute the old traditions while incorporating my own ideas into the dishes." According to the program’s web site, www. scchefambassadors.com, Vogelheim was chosen for the honor in part because of “her reputation for spotlighting South Carolina’s finest products.” Vogelheim grew up in Michigan and graduated from Great Lakes Culinary Institute. She honed and refined

her culinary skills as head chef for the Interlake Steamship Company. In 2017 she moved to Charleston and began working and making a name for herself at Lowcountry Bistro. It was there she learned about South Carolina’s rich culinary heritage. Hired as a sous chef, she was quickly promoted to chef de cuisine, or executive chef. In 2018 she was offered the position at Town Hall. She accepted and has called Florence home ever since. Vogelheim prides herself on using nearly all local produce and meats and seafood in her creations. “One ideal that I would like to share with the dining public is the importance of using local and sustainable products and supporting small businesses,” she said. “Buying local means the money stays close, enriching our communities and, in return, we get a better product.” As part of the chef ambassador program, each chef is given an opportunity to showcase their talents in their home restaurant. An invitation-only crowd gathered to at Town Hall on Sunday evening to have their taste buds tantalized by Vogelheim’s exceptional culinary skills. The menu for her hometown meal revealed her ability to create appetizing dishes with extraordinary taste and exquisite presentation. The first course consisted of goat cheese and ricotta mousse, topped with thin slices of cantaloupe and prosciutto, and garnished with

fresh basil. Next was an eggplant tower and butter bean cassoulet in a rich and flavorful pork trotter au jus. Pickled mushrooms were served as an accompaniment. The third course was fresh grouper on a bed of seasoned and steamed kale and okra. The fish was topped by creamed cucumber and crunchy fried shallots. The fourth course consisted of tender pork belly roasted in red wine. The pork belly was paired with a sweet potato puree, cow peas and red onion. Served for dessert was sweet corn ice cream paired with a peanut brittle and pickled peach. Each course was paired with a wine selected by the restaurant’s staff. Vogelheim said she considers being named a chef ambassador one of the highest achievements of her career and was honored to be able to share her passion for cooking with her hometown. “Simply amazing,” was the response of one guest when asked what she thought of the meal. “This may be one of the best meals I have even eaten.” She paused a moment and then added, “It was almost too beautiful to eat. Almost.”

McLeod Health has announced the promotion of Donna Isgett to the role of chief operating officer. She will report to President and CEO Rob Colones and have oversight of administrators at all seven hospitals in the McLeod Health system, which serves 18 counties, from the Midlands of South Carolina to the Coast. Isgett will continue to support administration of McLeod Physi- ISGETT cian Associates. Isgett replaces Ron Boring, who recently retired from McLeod. Isgett’s appointment follows a national search that attracted 100 external and internal applicants from across the country. Isgett has worked at McLeod since 1997, most recently serving as corporate senior vice president of Quality and Safety, as well as McLeod Physician Associates. “I’ve witnessed Donna Isgett working closely with our physicians and employees to shape a culture focused on patient safety and on clinical excellence that garners national recognition,” stated Colones. “Donna has been courted to lead national organizations and it was clear, when we reviewed the other applicants, that she has the demonstrated experience and a knowledge of the McLeod Mission, Vision and Values to step into the role on day one.” In her new position, Isgett’s focus will be on fostering a culture of system thinking to benefit patients, physician and staff engagement and the pursuit of clinical and service excellence throughout McLeod Health. “I look forward to this new challenge as we all work to keep improving healthcare in the many communities we serve,” Isgett said. “Although I’ve been at McLeod for many years, healthcare is a constantly changing environment. To gain fresh insights, I want to spend my first 90 days at all seven hospitals, listening and learning on all shifts and to as many physicians and employees as possible.”

Isgett has served as Senior Vice President of Corporate Quality and Safety at McLeod Health. This corporate division will move to Physician leadership, under the direction of McLeod Health Chief Medical Officer Dr. Dale Lusk. Ken Beasley, a member of the McLeod team since 2017, has been appointed to lead operations of McLeod Physician Associates as Senior Vice President, and will be reporting to Isgett and serving with Dr. Richard Alexander, Chief Medical Officer of McLeod Physician Associates. Beasley has decades of experience in leadership development, with physician leadership responsibilities at Palmetto Health, Tenet, and Providence prior to joining McLeod. A native of Atlanta, Georgia, Isgett received her bachelor’s degree in Nursing from Georgia State University and her master’s degree in Nursing from the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston. She spent the majority of her clinical career as an emergency flight nurse. She also completed a master’s degree in Business Administration at the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University. Isgett has led corporate oversight of the Quality Divisions and championing clinical improvement activities throughout McLeod Health. Isgett is also a member of the McLeod Regional Medical Center and McLeod Loris Seacoast Community Boards. In 2015, she was elected to the Coker College Board of Trustees. Isgett is a member of the Board of Trustees for SCHA and incoming president of the SCHA Board. She also served as the cochairperson for the 2005 Institute for Healthcare Improvement’s National Forum. Isgett has personally been honored by receiving the Milliken Medal of Quality Award from the South Carolina Quality Forum, the Lewis Blackman Patient Safety Award from the South Carolina Hospital Association, the Mary Dean Brewer Women of Distinction Award, the Tribute to Women of Influence Award and the Extraordinary Women's Healthcare Award.

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BIBLE VERSE OF THE WEEK “The Lord knows the way of the righteous, but the way of the wicked will perish.” – Psalm1:6

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Time to think hurricane preparedness once again Andrea and Barry have come and gone. Chantal made her visit short and uneventful. On the way, however, are her friends Dorian, Erin, Fernando, Gabrielle, Imelda, Jerry, Karen, Lorenzo, Melissa, Nestor, Olga, Pablo, Rebekah, Sebastien, Tanya, Van and Wendy. Let’s hope that some, if not all of them, will decide to cancel and not show up at all. At least a few of them are likely to arrive and we had best be prepared for at least a little company during the next couple of months. The peak of hurricane season is here. The season officially began June 1 and runs through the end of November. It seems, however, that these storms prefer to blow in and wreak havoc in September and October. It was just last year that Hurricane Florence rolled into town. She arrived and swept through the Pee Dee on Sept. 15, leaving power outages, flooding, downed trees, and wind damage in her wake. Florence was only a Category 1 storm by the time she made it to the Pee Dee, but she was huge and slow. In her wake loomed Michael, a Category 4 monster. Michael slammed the panhandle of Florida on a Wednesday, Oct. 10. For the next two days, the Carolinas and the Pee Dee were hammered with more wind and more rain. When it was all said and done, most residents breathed a sigh of relief. There was extensive wind and rain damage across the region, but it could have been much worse. Other parts of the state received the brunt of the damage. Each year brings a different hurricane story. Some are not too terribly bad, but others are agonizingly tragic. What have we learned over the years from the storms? Jimmy Buffett is correct when he sings that there is no reasoning with hurricane season. The storms are decidedly unpredictable. Ask anyone who remembers Hurricane Hugo from 1989 and they will gladly confirm the unpredictability of hurricanes. A report posted in May on the National Hurricane Center’s website predicted up to 15 named storms with winds of 39 miles per hour or higher for 2019. Of those 15, the report said four to eight could become hurricanes, with winds of 74 mph or higher. Two to four of those could reach category 3, 4 or 5, which are considered major hurricanes producing winds of 111 mph or higher. Gerry Bell, the NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center lead hurricane forecaster, said he saw no reason for serious concern regarding the forecast, but emphasized that communities should take the hurricane season seriously because, as 2018 showed, even an average number of storms can cause significant damage. “We’re expecting a near-normal season but regardless, that’s a lot of activity, and we need to get ready,” Bell said. NOAA believes its hurricane season forecasts to be about 70 percent accurate. As of Monday, forecasters were tracking three tropical systems, including a new development that's moving toward the Caribbean Sea. Another system near Florida is expected to develop into a tropical depression. Now is the time to think hurricane preparedness. The South Carolina State Guard is already preparing. Earlier this month, the Guard held a statewide hurricane preparedness drill at The Olympia Armory in Columbia. In June, the S.C. Emergency Management Division began issuing its 2019 Hurricane Preparedness Guide. The guide is available at all South Carolina Welcome Centers, at any Walgreens store statewide and at SCDMV offices. It is also available at the division’s web site, www.scemd.org. It also created a phone app, S.C. Emergency Manager, which offers plenty of preparedness tips and allows you to stay abreast of the latest information The latest hurricane forecast released Monday shows a quiet pattern for tropical storm and hurricane development for September. Don’t be lulled into a false sense of security by reports that no major storms are forecasted. Take time to be prepared just in case. Review family emergency plans, develop a disaster supply kit, review insurance policies, and talk with your family about what could happen during a disaster. All these things can prove to be invaluable and potentially life-saving in the event of a major hurricane. Recent years are ample proof of the need for preparedness. While we are always hopeful the storms will remain at sea and spare our coast, our city and our region, counting on luck is not the way to go.

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Grill is as legendary as its namesake If Darlington Raceway, the fabled “Track Too Tough to Tame,” had a fifth turn, it would be into the parking lot of the neighboring and just as legendary Raceway Grill. “The Grill,” as it’s referred to by most locals, has been serving meals for as long as “The Lady In Black” has been putting stripes on fabricated sheet metal. It’s open year-round and rarely, if ever, will you find the parking lot empty. When race week rolls around as it does this week, it’s full throttle for the restaurant and its staff. “I’d say business at least triples,” said Tony Baird, present owner of the legendary eatery. “On most days during race week we are crazy busy. On Thursday and Friday it’s standing room only. It’s become part of the Darlington Raceway experience.” “The Grill’ is steeped in just as much history as the raceway, which sits just outside of turn three. Its walls are filled with memorabilia from NASCAR’s past. There are photos and posters signed by racing greats, die-cast models and action-figure drivers. A $1,000,0000 bill signed by driver “Million Dollar” Bill Elliott is on the wall behind the cash register. Two items that immediately catch the eye are a pair of signed Goodyear Eagles and the actual winner’s trophy from the 2014 Southern 500. Like everything else in “The Grill,” each has a story behind it. ••• After retiring as a driver, Harold Brasington bought 70 acres from Darlington farmer Sherman Ramsey in 1948 and started building a racetrack. 1950, he cut a deal with NASCAR President Bill France to run a 500-mile race at his new oval-shaped track on Labor Day that year. He called it the Southern 500. Betting on the popularity of racing and the hungry fans that would attend the race, Jamie Campbell decided to open up a simple hamburger stand just outside the track. It became an instant

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hit with the fans, which flocked to the little white building for burgers and the now famous hamburger steaks. With the passing of each year and each Southern 500, “The Grill’s”popularity grew not only with the fans, but the racing establishment as well. Drivers, car owners, pit crews all made it a point to visit The Raceway Grill at least once, if not more, during their stay. A trip to Darlington was not complete without it. If the walls of “The Grill”could talk, one can only imagine the tales it could tell. “We still have drivers and team owners and members come in, but they are mostly older timers,” said Baird. “Darrell Waltrip always comes by and brings people with him. He always gives us a plug on TV.” NASCAR legends Bobby Allison and Jack Ingram often stop by when in town, as does Danny “Chocolate” Myers. Baird said Cale Yarborough, who lives in nearby Timmonsville, doesn’t come in as often as he used to, but still drops by occasionally for a visit. Last year Dale Jarrett and camera crews arrived at“The Grill” to reenact how in 1995 he signed his first contract with Robert Yates Racing on a napkin while sitting in a booth at the diner. Jarrett went on to win the championship with Yates that year. The lone agreement between the Hall of Fame owner and driver was scribbled on a napkin from The Raceway Grill. ••• Jamie Campbell sold Raceway to Earnest Scurry, who, along with his wife, Judy, operated the diner

for 24 years before selling it to Baird in 2016. Campbell’s son, Ricky is still a regular at “The Grill”. Baird said he sees part of his responsibility as owner of “The Grill” is to preserve its history. “One day I’d like to see if we could have it designated as a National Historic Landmark,” he said. Along with the history and the memorabilia, the food is also part of what keeps race fans returning to “The Grill” time and again. The menu has had very few changes since it first opened in 1950. The favorite by far is the hamburger steak. “I was at Yellowstone National Park a few years back and I was wearing a Raceway Grill t-shirt,” remembers Baird. “A guy comes up to me and says ‘you guys have the best hamburger steak I have ever eaten.’ Word has definitely gotten around.” The secret to what makes the hamburger steaks so special? Baird says it’s not in the ingredients or the recipe. It’s the grill. “They are the same grills that were here when Raceway opened,” Baird said. Baird thinks the grills have seasoned over the course of nearly 70 years, allowing them to add that special something to the taste and texture of the food. There’s no telling how many burgers and steaks have sizzled their way to perfection on the heated flattop surface. Numerous renovations have taken place since Baird took over three years ago. One of the first things he did was have a race car mounted on the roof the diner. He purchased it, body only, from Mike Beem Racing. Some work had to be done on the roof to ensure it could hold the car. He updated the kitchen, but made sure the grills remained untouched. Also remaining from the original diner are two CocaCola drink boxes. “There is definitely a lot of history in this place,” Baird said.

••• Baird said he came by the Southern 500 trophy in a rather unusual way. In 2014, the track ran a contest and the winner would be presented the actual trophy from the race. Kevin Harvick won the race. He presented the trophy to the contest winner, Andy Beasley. Beasley, who lived in the nearby community of Oates, died a couple of years later. His wife contacted Baird and asked if he would like to have the trophy for “The Grill”. “Two days later a truck pulled into the parking lot and unloaded it,” Baird said. “It’s been here ever since.” As for the tires, Baird said they arrived following the annual Legends Breakfast at Darlington Raceway. Several were on display at the breakfast and Baird mentioned in passing that they would look great in “The Grill.” Days later the Goodyear Eagles landed and are now perched atop a shelf behind the bar. ••• There is even a little history in the parking lot. Baird says he is aware of at least one fan of “The Grill’ who has had a family member’s ashes scattered in the parking lot following his arrival at the Eternal Victory Lane. “The Grill” is simply that special to some folks. The Raceway Grill is a treasure trove of NASCAR history and memorabilia, not to mention great food. This week race fans will flock to “The Grill” for its down-home atmosphere, its history, its collection of souvenirs, and its mouthwatering hamburger steaks. They’ll sit and eat and try to take it all in. When it comes time to leave, they will gladly hand over their money to the friendly waitress at the register. It’s hard to put a price on visit to the legendary Raceway Grill.

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American Legion Post 1 shares information with veterans To the editor, The Fred H. Sexton American Legion Post 1 in Florence wishes to make sure that the 20,000 veterans in the Florence-Darlington area are aware of the following: • The recently enacted legislation named the Legion Act allows all veterans to join the American Legion. There is no longer a requirement to have served during wartime. An honorable discharge and a DD214 form proving your service is all that is required. • The Veterans Administration has now initiated the

Mission Act, which allows veterans seeking a medical specialist to go to a local medical facility. No longer will you have to drive to a VA facility. • Son of veterans may join the Sons of the American Legion at a local post. A chapter can be formed with ten or more members. Existing legion members whom are also a son of a veteran may join the Sons of the American Legion as dual membership is allowed. • The American Legion’s Comfort Warrior program gives 100 percent of donations to veterans. The

Wounded Warrior program is not a legion program and does have overhead costs before money is given to veterans. • The American Legion has fought for veterans’ benefits, a strong military, moral upbringing of the nation’s youth, veteran’s affairs and rehabilitation, children and youth, and Americanism. We will not fail those whom we serve. We are the American Legion. KENNETH CURRAN Commander Fred H. Sexton American Legion Post 1

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NOTICE OF SALE Case Number: 2019-CP-21-00174 BY VIRTUE of that certain Decree of the Court of Common Pleas for Florence County, South Carolina, heretofore granted in the case of Anderson Brothers Bank v. George Barry Collins, as Personal Representative, individually, and as Legal Heir or Devisee of the Estate of Helon Dorothy Baggett Hanna Gerrald, a/k/a Helon B. Gerald, a/k/a Helon Baggett Hanna, Deceased, Clifton Ira Barry Collins, a/k/a Clifton Barry Collins, both individually and as Legal Heir or Devisee of the Estate of Helon Dorothy Baggett Gerrald Hanna, Lucinda M. Locklear , both individually and as Legal Heir of Devisee of the Estate of Helon Dorothy Baggett Gerrald Hanna, Carolina Trust Federal Credit Union, Midland Funding, and South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles, the undersigned Master in Equity for Florence County, or his/her agent, will sell the real and applicable personal property described hereafter unto the highest bidder for cash, on September 3, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at Florence County Judicial Center, 181 N. Irby Street, Florence, South Carolina 29501. TERMS OF SALE: Cash or certified funds. Purchaser to pay for preparation of deed, documentary stamps and recording fee. Successful bidder, except Plaintiff or its attorney, required to deposit immediately after said sale 5% of the amount of the bid in cash or certified funds, the same to be applied to the bid upon compliance with the terms of sale, but to be forfeited to Plaintiff as liquidated damages in case of failure to comply, and in such case, said premises may be resold on the same or some subsequent sales day at the direction of Plaintiff and upon the same terms at the risk of the defaulting bidder. The balance of the successful bid shall be payable within twenty (20) days of the close of the bidding. As a deficiency judgment has been waived by the Plaintiff the bidding will not remain open and the sale shall be final on the initial day of sale. Upon close of the bidding and compliance with the terms of sale by the highest bidder, a deed shall be executed to the purchaser. The sale shall be subject to any outstanding real estate taxes, easements, restrictions and/or covenants of record.The following is a description of the property to be sold: PARCEL 1: All that certain piece, parcel or lot of land situate, lying and being on the north side of New Street n/k/a Maple Avenue, of the Town of Johnsonville, County of Florence, State of South Carolina; said lot being shown and designated as Lot No. Eleven (11) on a plat made by J.D. Brown, Sr., Surveyor, in April, 1959, for F.B. Godwin and being bounded now or formerly as follows: north by Cleland Tanner and F.B. Godwin; east by Lot No. Twelve (12), being the property of Grady Morris; south by New Street n/k/a Maple Avenue; and west by Albert Cribb and William Hanna measuring as follows: Frontage on New Street n/k/a Maple Avenue One Hundred Seventy-four and five-tenths (174.5’) feet; the western line being Two Hundred Four (204’) feet; the northern line being Fifty-nine and five-tenths

530 ..................................WORK WANTED 600 ..................APARTMENTS FOR RENT 605 .................................BURIAL SPACES 610..................COMMERCIAL PROPERTY 612 .....................BUSINESSES FOR SALE 615.............................................CONDOS 618 ....................REAL ESTATE SERVICES 620 ..............................HOMES FOR RENT 625 ..............................HOMES FOR SALE 630.................................LAND FOR RENT 632 ...............................LAND FOR LEASE 635 .................................LAND FOR SALE 636 ...................................LAND WANTED 637 .............ACREAGE/FARMS FOR SALE 640 ................MOBILE HOMES FOR RENT 645 ................MOBILE HOMES FOR SALE 650....................................OFFICE SPACE 660............................RESORT PROPERTY 665............................VACATION/TRAVEL 670 .............................ROOMS FOR RENT 900 ...................................................ATVS 910 ...........................AUTO/BODY PARTS 920 ..................................................CARS 930 ..................................MOTORCYCLES 940.................CAMPER SALES/RENTALS 950...................................................SUVS 960............................................TRAILERS 970 ........... ..................................TRUCKS 980 ..................................................VANS

(59.5’) feet and eastern line being One Hundred Fiftyseven and Five-tenths (157.5’) feet. This being the same property conveyed to Helon B. Hanna and Clifton Ira Barry Collins by deed of Charles W. Bell and Nellie F. Bell dated January 30, 1995, and recorded January 31, 1995, in Book A-434 at Page 739 in the Office of the Clerk of Court for Florence County. TMS: 50003-05-001 Property Address: 245 Maple St., Johnsonville, SC 29555 PARCEL 2: All of that certain piece, parcel or lot of land containing one (1) acre lying being and situate in Johnson Township, School District No. 5, County of Florence, State of South Carolina, as shown and delineated on a map of the same prepared by Travis L. Carter, R.L.S., recorded in the Office of the Clerk of Court for Florence County in Plat Book 31 at Page 138, reference being had thereunto as forming a part and parcel of this description. Said lot being rectangular in shape and having the following boundaries and dimensions, towit: on the southwest by a Road Unimproved as shown on said map for a distance of 251.44 feet; on the Northwest by lands now or formerly of Henry K. Hanna and Mrs. Beatty Ammons for a distance of 171 feet; on the east by lands now or formerly of Ramona M. Hanna and an unimproved 20’ access easement as shown on said map for a distance of 258.45 feet; and on the south by lands of Ramona M. Hanna for a distance of 170.86 feet. Reference to said map is hereby craved as a part and parcel of this description. Also included herewith is a right-of-way and easement, the same being 20.0 feet in width and extending from S.C. Highway 341 along a field road which runs between the old Barney M. Hanna residence and residence of Ramona M. Hanna and thence across the back of the old Barney M. Hanna residence to the lot hereinabove described. Said easement to be for the purpose of ingress and egress only and for no other purpose whatsoever. Also included a 1999 Sweetwater mobile home with VIN# SHGA4890AB. Parcel 2 being the same property conveyed to Helon Baggett Hanna by deed of Bankers Trust Company of California, as Trustee under the Pooling and Servicing Agreement Series, dated June 23, 2004, and recorded in the Office of the Clerk of Court for Florence County in Book A-851 at Page 1628 on June 28, 2004. TMS: 00433-05-226 Property Address: 710 ½ Lake City Highway, Johnsonville, SC 29555 NOTICE: The foreclosure deed is not a warranty deed. Interested bidders should satisfy themselves as to quality of title of property independent of title search prior to the sale. s/ Haigh Porter The Honorable Haigh Porter Master in Equity for Florence County July 29, 2019 ATTORNEY FOR PLAINTIFF: Carson J. Askins Askins, Chandler, & Askins, LLP P.O. Box 10 Hemingway, SC 29554 (843) 558-2588 askinscj@gmail.com (814,8/21,8/28/19)

Smith, C/A No. 2019-CP21-00629. The following property will be sold on September 3, 2019, at 11:00 AM at the Florence County Courthouse to thehighest bidder ALL THAT CERTAIN PIECE, PARCEL OR LOT OF LAND SITUATE, LYING AND BEING IN THE COUNTY OF FLORENCE, STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA, ON THE SOUTH SIDE OF WANNAMAKER DRIVE, BEING KNOWN AND DESIGNATED AS LOT 16 ON A PLAT OF PETTIGREW PLACE MADE BY A.L. ERVIN, C. E., ON JUNE 26, 1948 AND RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK K, AT PAGE 105. REFERENCE IS ALSO MADE TO A MORE RECENT PLAT PREPARED FOR MATT PURVIS AND APRIL PURVIS BY PROSSER SURVEYING CO., INC., DATED FEBRUARY 7, 2008 AND RECORDED IN THE OFFICE OF THE CLERK OF COURT FOR FLORENCE COUNTY IN PLAT BOOK 93, AT PAGE 275. SAID PROPERTY BEING BOUNDED AS FOLLOWS, TO-WIT: ON THE NORTH BY THE RIGHT OF WAY OF WANNAMAKER AVENUE FOR A DISTANCE OF 75.13 FEET; ON THE EAST BY LOT 15 FOR A DISTANCE OF 184.76 FEET; ON THE SOUTH BY UNDESIGNATED PROPERTY FOR A DISTANCE OF 76.32 FEET; AND ON THE WEST BY LOT 17 FOR A DISTANCE OF 171.35 FEET. REFERENCE BEING HAD TO AFOREMENTIONED PLATS FOR A MORE COMPLETE AND ACCURATE DESCRIPTION. Derivation: Book 719 at Page 860 TMS No. 90064 03 013 Property Address: 804 Wannamaker Ave, Florence, SC 29501 SUBJECT TO ASSESSMENTS, AD VALOREM TAXES, EASEMENTS AND/OR, RESTRICTIONS OF RECORD, AND OTHER SENIOR ENCUMBRANCES. TERMS OF SALE: A 5% deposit in certified funds is required. The deposit will be applied towards the purchase price unless the bidder defaults, in which case the deposit will be forfeited. If the successful bidder fails, or refuses, to make the required deposit, or comply with his bid within 30 days, then the property will be resold at his risk. No personal or deficiency judgment being demanded, the bidding will not remain open after the date of sale, but compliance with the bid may be made immediately. The successful bidder will be required to pay interest on the amount of the bid from date of sale to date of compliance with the bid at the rate of 4.000% per annum. For complete terms of sale, see Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale filed with the Florence County Clerk of Court at C/A #2019-CP-21-00629. NOTICE: The foreclosure deed is not a warranty deed. Interested bidders should satisfy themselves as to the quality of title to be conveyed by obtaining an independent title search prior to the foreclosure sale date. William S. Koehler Attorney for Plaintiff 1201 Main Street, Suite 1450 Columbia, SC 29201 Phone: (803) 828-0880 Fax: (803) 828-0881 scfc@alaw.net Haigh Porter Master in Equity for Florence County A4701422 08/14/2019, 08/21/2019, 08/28/2019

NOTICE OF SALE BY VIRTUE of a decree heretofore granted in the case of: Lakeview Loan Servicing, LLC vs.Mark D. Smith a/k/a Mark Douglas

NOTICE OF SALE BY VIRTUE of a decree heretofore granted in the case of: Lakeview Loan Servicing, LLC vs. Marcus Welch, C/A No. 2019-CP-

21-00244. The following property will be sold on September 3, 2019, at 11:00 AM at the Florence County Courthouse to the highest bidder ALL THAT CERTAIN PIECE, PARCEL OR LOT OF LAND, WITH IMPROVEMENTS THEREON, LYING, BEING AND SITUATE IN THE COUNTY OF FLORENCE, STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA, JUST NORTH OF EFFINGHAM AND CONTAINING 1.39 ACRES, MORE OR LESS, AND BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED ON A PLAT OF PROPERTY MADE BY FLOYD and COLEMAN, LAND SURVEYORS, DATED JANUARY 21, 1974 AND RECORDED IN THE OFFICE OF THE CLERK OF COURT FOR FLORENCE COUNTY IN PLAT BOOK 14 AT PAGE 716. REFERENCE BEING MADE TO THE ABOVE REFERENCED MAP FOR TRUE METES AND BOUNDS AND A MORE COMPLETE AND ACCURATE DESCRIPTION. LESS AND EXCEPT: THAT PORTION OF THE ABOVE DESCRIBED PROPERTY AS SHOWN ON SAID PLAT IS COUNTY MAINTAINED ROAD. SAID PORTION OF PROPERTY IS EXCLUDED FOR ANY EASEMENT OR RIGHTOF-WAY WHICH MAY HAVE BEEN GRANTED TO THE COUNTY OF FLORENCE FOR A ROADWAY AS REFERENCED IN THAT DEED FROM J. EARL MCELVEEN TO THOMAS E. RAWLS AND GLENDA RAWLS RECORDED FEBRUARY 6, 1974 IN THE OFFICE OF THE CLERK OF COURT FOR FLORENCE COUNTY IN BOOK A-140 AT PAGE 355. FOR FURTHER REFERENCE, PLEASE SEE PLAT BOOK 53 AT PAGE 447. Derivation: Book 736 at Page 89 TMS No. 0015501082 Property Address: 229 E Smallwood Road, Effingham, SC 29541 SUBJECT TO ASSESSMENTS, AD VALOREM TAXES, EASEMENTS AND/OR, RESTRICTIONS OF RECORD, AND OTHER SENIOR ENCUMBRANCES. TERMS OF SALE: A 5% deposit in certified funds is required. The deposit will be applied towards the purchase price unless the bidder defaults, in which case the deposit will be forfeited. If the successful bidder fails, or refuses, to make the required deposit, or comply with his bid within 30 days, then the property will be resold at his risk. No personal or deficiency judgment being demanded, the bidding will not remain open after the date of sale, but compliance with the bid may be made immediately. The successful bidder will be required to pay interest on the amount of the bid from date of sale to date of compliance with the bid at the rate of 5.000% per annum. For complete terms of sale, see Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale filed with the Florence County Clerk of Court at C/A #2019-CP-21-00244. NOTICE: The foreclosure deed is not a warranty deed. Interested bidders should satisfy themselves as to the quality of title to be conveyed by obtaining an independent title search prior to the foreclosure sale date. William S. Koehler Attorney for Plaintiff 1201 Main Street, Suite 1450 Columbia, SC 29201 Phone: (803) 828-0880 Fax: (803) 828-0881 scfc@alaw.net Haigh Porter Master in Equity for Florence County A-4701511 08/14/2019, 08/21/2019, 08/28/2019 NOTICE OF SALE BY VIRTUE of a decree heretofore granted in the case of: Mortgage Research Center, LLC d/b/a Veterans United Home Loans, A Missouri Limited Liability Company vs. Elaine A. D'Ambrosio, Mario J. D'Ambrosio, C/A No. 2019-CP-21-00250. The following property will be sold on September 3, 2019, at 11:00 AM at the Florence County Courthouse to the highest bidder THE LAND REFERRED TO HEREIN BELOW IS SITUATED IN THE COUNTY OF FLORENCE, STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA, AND IS DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: 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 NOS. 14 AND 15, AS SHOWN ON A MAP OF KIRBY FARMS SUBDIVISION BY ERVIN ENGINEERING COMPANY DATED JUNE 23, 1971, AND RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 9 AT PAGE 87. REFERENCE IS ALSO

MADE TO A MAP PREPARED FOR ROBERT E. ARNETT, SR. AND PATRICIA JANE ARNETT BY LIND, HICKS AND ASSOCIATES, SURVEYORS, DATED JUNE 16, 1994 AND RECORDED IN THE OFFICE OF THE CLERK OF COURT FOR FLORENCE COUNTY IN PLAT BOOK 53 AT PAGE 436. SAID LOT BEING BOUNDED AS FOLLOWS, TO-WIT: ON THE NORTH BY LOT NO. 13; ON THE EAST BY LANDS NOW OR FORMERLY OF CANAL WOOD CORPORATION; ON THE SOUTH BY LOT NO. 16; AND ON THE WEST BY FORE ROAD. REFERENCE IS ALSO MADE TO A MAP MADE FOR ANTHONY HOLLAND AND KAREN HOLLAND BY LIND, HICKS AND ASSOCIATES DATED OCTOBER 23, 1995 AND RECORDED IN THE OFFICE OF THE CLERK OF COURT FOR FLORENCE COUNTY IN PLAT BOOK 58 AT PAGE 392. REFERENCE BEING MADE TO THE ABOVE REFERENCED MAPS FOR A MORE COMPLETE AND ACCURATE DESCRIPTION. Derivation: Book 597 at Page 453 TMS No. 0027501109 Property Address: 826 Fore Rd, Florence, SC 29506 SUBJECT TO ASSESSMENTS, AD VALOREM TAXES, EASEMENTS AND/OR, RESTRICTIONS OF RECORD, AND OTHER SENIOR ENCUMBRANCES. TERMS OF SALE: A 5% deposit in certified funds is required. The deposit will be applied towards the purchase price unless the bidder defaults, in which case the deposit will be forfeited. If the successful bidder fails, or refuses, to make the required deposit, or comply with his bid within 30 days, then the property will be resold at his risk. No personal or deficiency judgment being demanded, the bidding will not remain open after the date of sale, but compliance with the bid may be made immediately. The successful bidder will be required to pay interest on the amount of the bid from date of sale to date of compliance with the bid at the rate of 3.625% per annum. For complete terms of sale, see Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale filed with the Florence County Clerk of Court at C/A #2019-CP-21-00250. NOTICE: The foreclosure deed is not a warranty deed. Interested bidders should satisfy themselves as to the quality of title to be conveyed by obtaining an independent title search prior to the foreclosure sale date. William S. Koehler Attorney for Plaintiff 1201 Main Street, Suite 1450 Columbia, SC 29201 Phone: (803) 828-0880 Fax: (803) 828-0881 scfc@alaw.net Haigh Porter Master in Equity for Florence County A-4701514 08/14/2019, 08/21/2019, 08/28/2019 NOTICE OF SALE CIVIL ACTION NO. 2019-CP-21-00578 BY VIRTUE of the decree heretofore granted in the case of: U.S. Bank National Association vs. Willie C. Davis a/k/a Willie Clarence Davis, as Personal Representative of the Estate of Lounell Davis; Debra Redden; South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles; QHG of South Carolina, Inc., the undersigned Master In Equity for Florence County, South Carolina, will sell on September 3, 2019 at 11:00AM, at the Florence City County Complex 180 North Irby Street, Florence, South Carolina, to the highest bidder: ALL THAT CERTAIN PIECE, PARCEL OR LOT OF LAND CONTAINING 0.712 OF AN ACRE SITUATE IN FLORENCE COUNTY, SOUTH CAROLINA, CARVED FOR TAX PARCEL NUMBER 315-02001 AS SHOWN ON A PLAT BY ERVIN ENGINEERING CO., INC., DATED JULY 30, 1992 PREPARED FOR LOUNELL DAVIS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 46 AT PAGE 142 IN THE OFFICE OF THE CLERK OF COURT FOR FLORENCE COUNTY. SAID PROPERTY IS BOUNDED AND DESCRIBED AS FOLLOW, TO WIT: ON THE NORTH BY OTHER LANDS OF OLIVER MYERS FOR A DISTANCE OF 180.0 FEET; ON THE EAST BY PROPERTY OF GEORGIA PACIFIC CORP. FOR A DISTANCE OF 180.02 FEET; ON THE SOUTH BY STATE ROAD S21-149 FOR A DISTANCE OF 180.0 FEET; AND ON THE WEST BY OTHER LANDS OF OLIVER MYERS FOR A DISTANCE OF 180.0 FEET. REFERENCE IS MADE TO SAID PLAT FOR A MORE COMPLETE AND ACCURATE DESCRIP-

TION. ALSO INCLUDED HEREWITH IS THAT CERTAIN 1995 FLEETWOOD MANUFACTURED HOME BEARING SERIAL NUMB E R GAFLR34AB19790OK WHICH IS PERMANENTLY AFFIXED TO THE REAL PROPERTY DESCRIBED ABOVE. THIS BEING THE SAME PROPERTY CONVEYED TO LOUNELL DAVIS BY DEED OF OLIVER MYERS DATED AUGUST 20, 1992 AND RECODED OCTOBER 9, 1992 IN DEED BOOK A373, PAGE 364 IN THE OFFICE OF THE ROD FOR FLORENCE COUNTY, SOUTH CAROLINA. CURRENT ADDRESS OF PROPERTY: 503 East Armfield Road, Effingham, SC 29541 TMS: 00315-02-042 TERMS OF SALE: The successful bidder, other than the Plaintiff, will deposit with the Master In Equity, at conclusion of the bidding, five percent (5%) of his bid, in cash or equivalent, as evidence of good faith, same 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 Master In Equity 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 2% 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 Haigh Porter Master In Equity 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 (8/14.8/21,8/28/19) NOTICE OF SALE CIVIL ACTION NO. 2019-CP-21-00642 BY VIRTUE of the decree heretofore granted in the case of: Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. vs. Derrick Harrison, as Personal Representative for the Estate of Bernice Harrison; Derrick Harrison; Tara Village Neighborhood Association of Florence, SC; SC Housing Corp.; The United States of America, Acting by and through its Agency, The Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, the undersigned Master In Equity for Florence County, South Carolina, will sell on September 3, 2019 at 11:00AM, at the Florence City County Complex 180 North Irby Street, Florence, South Carolina, to the highest bidder: ALL THAT CERTAIN PIECE, PARCEL OR LOT OF LAND LYING, BEING AND SITUATE SOUTH OF THE CITY OF FLORENCE, IN THE COUNTY OF FLORENCE, STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA, BEING DESIGNATED AS LOT 3, BLOCK W, AS SHOWN ON A MAP OF TARA VILLAGE SUBDIVISION, SECTION NO. 4, BY ENGINEERING CONSULTANTS DATED JANUARY 1972, AND BEING GENERALLY BOUNDED AND DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS, TO-WIT: ON THE NORTH BY SCARLETT LANE ON WHICH IT FRONTS AND MEASURES 82.0 FEET; ON THE EAST BY LOT NO. 4, BLOCK W, ON WHICH IT MEASURES 150.0 FEET; ON THE SOUTH BY LOT NO. 15, BLOCK W, ON WHICH IT MEASURES 82.0 FEET; AND ON THE WEST BY LOT 2, BLOCK W, ON WHICH IT MEASURES 150.0 FEET, ALL AS SHOWN ON PLAT BY ENGINEERING CONSULTANTS, DATED MAY 30, 1974. THIS BEING THE SAME PROPERTY CONVEYED TO BERNICE HARRISON BY DEED OF FRANK MEO, JR. DATED DECEMBER 16, 1997 AND RECORDED DECEMBER 30, 1997 IN BOOK A511 AT

PAGE 2141 IN THE OFFICE OF THE REGISTER OF DEEDS FOR FLORENCE COUNTY, SOUTH CAROLINA. CURRENT ADDRESS OF PROPERTY: 808 East Scarlett Lane, Florence, SC 29505 TMS: 01812-01-179 TERMS OF SALE: The successful bidder, other than the Plaintiff, will deposit with the Master In Equity, at conclusion of the bidding, five percent (5%) of his bid, in cash or equivalent, as evidence of good faith, same 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 Master In Equity 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 4.25% 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 Haigh Porter Master In Equity 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 (8/14,8/21,8/28/19) NOTICE OF SALE CIVIL ACTION NO. 2019-CP-21-00909 BY VIRTUE of the decree heretofore granted in the case of: Deutsche Bank National Trust Company, as Trustee For the registered holders of Morgan Stanley ABS Capital I Inc. Trust 2007-NC3 Mortgage PassThrough Certificates, Series 2007-NC3 vs. Jim Flowers; Stacey Flowers, the undersigned Master In Equity for Florence County, South Carolina, will sell on September 3, 2019 at 11:00AM, at the Florence City County Complex 180 North Irby Street, Florence, 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, CONTAINING 0.93 ACRES AND BEING MORE PARTICULARLY SHOWN ON THAT PLAT MADE FOR JIM & STACEY FLOWERS BY LIND, HICKS & ASSOCIATES, SURVEYORS, INC. DATED NOVEMBER 23, 2006 AND RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 90 AT PAGE 353, FLORENCE COUNTY RECORDS. REFERENCE BEING HAD TO SAID PLAT FOR A MORE COMPLETE AND ACCURATE DESCRIPTION OF METES AND BOUNDS. THIS BEING THE SAME PROPERTY CONVEYED TO JIM FLOWERS AND STACEY FLOWERS, AS JOINT TENANTS WITH RIGHT OF SURVIVORSHIP, BY DEED OF ARBIE H. POWELL AND CAROL B. POWELL DATED NOVEMBER 30, 2006 AND RECORDED DECEMBER 7, 2006 IN BOOK B061 AT PAGE 142 IN THE OFFICE OF THE REGISTER OF DEEDS FOR FLORENCE COUNTY, SOUTH CAROLINA. CURRENT ADDRESS OF PROPERTY: 4222 Four Seasons Road, Florence, SC 29505 TMS: 00248-01-006 TERMS OF SALE: The successful bidder, other than the Plaintiff, will deposit with the Master In Equity, at conclusion of the bidding, five percent (5%) of his bid, in cash or equivalent, as evidence of good faith, same 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 Master In Equity may re-sell the property on the same terms

and conditions on some subsequent Sales Day (at the risk of the said highest bidder). Deficiency judgment being demanded, the bidding will not be closed on the day of sale but will remain open for a period of thirty (30) days as provided by law. Plaintiff is demanding a deficiency. The Plaintiff may waive any of its rights, including its right to a deficiency judgment, prior to sale. Purchaser to pay for documentary stamps on the Deed. The successful bidder will be required to pay interest on the amount of the balance of the bid from date of sale to date of compliance with the bid at the rate of 6.04% 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 Haigh Porter Master In Equity 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 (8/14,8/21,8/28/19) NOTICE OF SALE CIVIL ACTION NO. 2016-CP-21-02256 BY VIRTUE of the decree heretofore granted in the case of: U.S. Bank Trust National Association, not in its individual capacity but solely as Delaware trustee and U.S. Bank National Association, not in its individual capacity but solely as Co-Trustee for Government Loan Securitization Trust 2011-FV1 vs. Larry D. Covington; William A. Moral; Palmetto State Growth Fund, Inc. f/k/a Business Carolina, Inc.; North Star Capital Acquisition LLC; SC Housing Corp.; The United States of America, acting by and through its agency, The Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, the undersigned Special Referee for Florence County, South Carolina, will sell on September 3, 2019 at 11:00AM, at the Florence City County Complex 180 North Irby Street, Florence, South Carolina, to the highest bidder: ALL THAT CERTAIN PIECE, PARCEL OR LOT OF LAND WITH IMPROVEMENTS THEREON, LYING AND BEING SITUATE IN THE COUNTY OF FLORENCE, STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA AND BEING DESIGNATED AS LOT #9, BLOCK "D" ON A PLAT ENTITLED "PLAT OF LOT SURVEYED FOR LARRY D. COVINGTON", MADE BY WILLIAM E. SMOTHERS, JR., PLS DATED MARCH 22, 2000 AND RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 73, PAGE 384 IN THE OFFICE OF THE CLERK OF COURT FOR FLORENCE COUNTY. FOR A MORE PARTICULAR DESCRIPTION AS TO METES AND BOUNDS, COURSES AND DISTANCES, REFERENCE IS CRAVED TO THE AFOREMENTIONED PLAT. THIS BEING THE SAME PROPERTY CONVEYED TO LARRY D. COVINGTON BY DEED OF MARGIE S. THOMAS AND LARRY H. THOMAS DATED MARCH 27, 2000 AND RECORDED APRIL 3, 2000 IN BOOK A591 AT PAGE 210 IN THE RECORDS FOR FLORENCE COUNTY, SOUTH CAROLINA. CURRENT ADDRESS OF PROPERTY: 408 East Suena Drive, Florence, SC 29505 TMS: 90108-03-015 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 non-compliance. Should the last and highest bidder fail to comply with the other terms of the bid within thirty (30) days, then the Special Referee may re-sell the property on the same terms and conditions on some subsequent Sales Day (at the risk of the said highest bidder). No personal or deficiency judgment being demanded, the bidding shall not remain open after the date of sale and shall be final on that date, and compliance with the bid may be made immediately. Purchaser to pay for documentary stamps on the Deed. The successful bidder will be required to

pay interest on the amount of the balance of the bid from date of sale to date of compliance with the bid at the rate of 4.625% per annum. The sale shall be subject to taxes and assessments, existing easements and restrictions, easements and restrictions of record and any other senior encumbrances. In the event an agent of Plaintiff does not appear at the time of sale, the within property shall be withdrawn from sale and sold at the next available sales date upon the terms and conditions as set forth in the Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale or such terms as may be set forth in a supplemental order. The Honorable Robert E. Lee Special Referee for Florence County Brock & Scott, PLLC 3800 Fernandina Road, Suite 110 Columbia, SC 29210 Attorneys for Plaintiff Phone 803-454-3540 Fax 803-454-3541 (8/14,8/21,8/28/19)

NOTICE OF SALE CIVIL ACTION NO. 2019-CP-21-00767 BY VIRTUE of the decree heretofore granted in the case of: First-Citizens Bank & Trust Company vs. Katrina L. Cooper; South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles; SC Housing Corp., the undersigned Master In Equity for Florence County, South Carolina, will sell on September 3, 2019 at 11:00AM, at the Florence City County Complex 180 North Irby Street, Florence, 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 DESIGNATED AS LOT "C" CONTAINING 1.791 ACRES AS SHOWN ON A PLAT BY PROSSER SURVEYING CO., RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 64, AT PAGE 326 IN THE OFFICE OF THE CLERK OF COURT FOR FLORENCE COUNTY. SAID LOT IS BOUNDED AND DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS, TO WIT: ON THE NORTH BY S.C. HIGHWAY S-21-72; ON THE EAST BY MATTHEWS; ON THE SOUTH BY CECIL E. HUMPHRIES; AND ON THE WEST BY JAMES H. GROSS. REFERENCE IS MADE TO THE ABOVE PLAT FOR A MORE COMPLETE AND ACCURATE DESCRIPTION. ALSO INCLUDED HEREIN A CERTAIN 2002 PIONEER MANUFACTURED HOME BEARING SERIAL NUMBER PH1608GA19117AB. THIS BEING THE SAME PROPERTY CONVEYED TO KATRINA L. COOPER AND DONALD L. COOPER, 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 OF CECIL E. HUMPHRIES DATED JUNE 5, 1997 AND RECORDED JUNE 6, 1997 IN BOOK A494 AT PAGE 1045 IN THE OFFICE OF THE REGISTER OF DEEDS FOR FLORENCE COUNTY, SOUTH CAROLINA. THEREAFTER, DONALD L. COOPER PASSED AWAY AND FULL TITLE PASSED TO KATRINA L. COOPER BY OPERATION OF LAW. CURRENT ADDRESS OF PROPERTY: 5923 North Old Georgetown Road, Coward, SC 29530 TMS: 00188-03-070 TERMS OF SALE: The successful bidder, other than the Plaintiff, will deposit with the Master In Equity, at conclusion of the bidding, five percent (5%) of his bid, in cash or equivalent, as evidence of good faith, same 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 Master In Equity 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 4.16% 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


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6A 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 Haigh Porter Master In Equity 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 (8/14,8/21,8/28/19) MASTER IN EQUITY'S SALE 2019-CP-21-00508 BY VIRTUE of a decree heretofore granted in the case of: Lakeview Loan Servicing, LLC against James A. McKissick,, et al., I, the undersigned Master in Equity for Florence County, will sell on September 3, 2019 at 11:00 AM, Florence County Courthouse, 181 N Irby Street, Florence, SC 29501, to the highest bidder: All that certain piece, parcel or lot of land situate, lying and being located in the City of Florence, County of Florence, State of South Carolina, containing 0.42 acres and being shown and designated as Lot No. Thirty-Five (35) on a map of Tarleton Estates Subdivision recorded in the Office of the Clerk of Court for Florence County in Plat Book N at Page 86. Reference is also made to a map made for J.H. Robertson, Jr., and Frankie E. Robertson by Nesbitt Surveying Co., Inc., dated May 28, 1998, and recorded in the Office of the Clerk of Court for Florence County in Plat Book 68 at Page 6. Said lot being bounded as follows, to-wit: on the South by Clarendon Avenue for a distance of 95.83 feet; on the West by undesignated property for a distance of 189.61 feet; on the North by undesignated property for a distance of 27.45 feet; and 68.68 feet; and on the East by undesignated property for a distance of 192.24 feet. Reference being had to the above mentioned maps for a more complete and accurate description. This being the same property conveyed to James A. McKissick by deed of J. H. Robertson, Jr., and Frankie W. Robertson recorded April 8, 2015 in Book B568 at Page 1232 in the office of the Clerk of Court for Florence County. TMS: 9005308-005 Parcel No. 90053-08-005 Property Address: 1221 Clarendon Avenue Florence, SC 29505 TERMS OF SALE: The successful bidder, other than the plaintiff, will deposit with the Master in Equity, at conclusion of the bidding, five percent (5%) of his bid, in cash or equivalent, as evidence of good faith, same be applied to purchase price in case of compliance, but to be forfeited and applied first to costs and then to plaintiff's debt in the case of noncompliance. Should the last and highest bidder fail or refuse to make the required deposit at the time of bid or comply with the other terms of the bid within twenty (20) days, then the Master in Equity may re-sell the property on the same terms and conditions on some subsequent Sales Day (at risk of the said highest bidder). A personal or deficiency judgment being expressly waived by the Plaintiff, the bidding shall close on the date of sale. Purchaser to pay for documentary stamps on Master in Equity’s 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 4.125% per annum. SAVE AND EXCEPT ANY RELEASES, DEEDS OF RELEASE, OR PRIOR

CONVEYANCES OF RECORD. SUBJECT TO ASSESSMENTS, FLORENCE COUNTY TAXES, EXISTING EASEMENTS, EASEMENTS AND RESTRICTIONS OF RECORD, AND OTHER SENIOR ENCUMBRANCES. In the event an agent of Plaintiff does not appear at the time of sale, the within property shall be withdrawn from sale and sold at the next available sales date upon the terms and conditions as set forth in the Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale or such terms as may be set forth in a supplemental order. The Honorable W. Haigh Porter Master in Equity for FLORENCE County Bell Carrington Price & Gregg, LLC 508 Hampton Street, Suite 301 Columbia, SC 29201 803-509-5078 / File # 1940210 Attorney for Plaintiff (8/14,8/21,8/28/19) STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF FLORENCE IN THE COURT OF COMMON PLEAS C/A No.: 2019-CP-21-01832 Branch Banking and Trust Co., Plaintiff, vs. The Estate of William Oliver Peace a/k/a William O. Peace, and John Doe and Richard Roe, as Repr sentatives of all heirs and devisees of William Oliver Peace a/k/a William O. Peace, deceased, and all persons entitled to claim under or through them; also, all other persons, corporations or entities unknown claiming any right, title, interest in or lien upon the subject real estate described herein, any unknown adults, whose true names are unknown, being a class designated as John Doe, and any unknown infants, persons under disability, or person in the Military Service of the United States of America, whose true names are unknown, being a class designated as Richard Roe, Janet Peace Wiggins, Individually and as Personal Representative of The Estate of William Oliver Peace a/k/a William O. Peace, Theresa P. Young, Defendant(s). SUMMONS AND NOTICES (Non-Jury) FORECLOSURE OF REAL ESTATE MORTGAGE TO THE DEFENDANT(S) ABOVE NAMED: YOU ARE HEREBY SUMMONED and required to appear and defend by answering the Complaint in this action, a copy of which is hereby served upon you, and to serve a copy of your Answer on the subscribers at their offices at 508 Hampton Street, Suite 301, Columbia, SC 29201, within thirty (30) days after the service hereof, exclusive of the day of such service; except that the United States of America, if named, shall have sixty (60) days to answer after the service hereof, exclusive of the day of such service; and if you fail to do so, judgment by default will be rendered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint. YOU WILL ALSO TAKE NOTICE that Plaintiff will move for an Order of Reference or the Court may issue a general Order of Reference of this action to a Master-inEquity/Special Referee, pursuant to Rule 53 of the South Carolina Rules of Civil Procedure. TO MINOR(S) OVER FOURTEEN YEARS OF AGE, AND/OR TO MINOR(S) UNDER FOURTEEN YEARS OF AGE AND THE PERSON WITH WHOM THE MINOR(S) RESIDES, AND/OR TO PERSONS UNDER SOME LEGAL DISABILITY: YOU ARE FURTHER SUMMONED AND NOTIFIED to apply for the appointment of a guardian ad litem within thirty (30) days after the service of this Summons and Notice upon you. If you fail to do so, application for such appointment will be

made by Attorney for the Plaintiff. 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 Defendants for the foreclosure of a certain mortgage of real estate given by William O. Peace and Lizzie R. Peace to Branch Banking and Trust Company of South Carolina dated October 25, 2002 and recorded on October 28, 2002 in Book A703 at Page 2433, in the Florence County Registry (hereinafter, “Subject Mortgage”). Thereafter, the Mortgage was transferred to the Plaintiff herein 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 and lot of land situate in the County of Florence, State of South Carolina, designated as Lot 1, Block D. The said lot fronts on the south side of Warner Street and is bounded as follows: North by Warner Street for 90 feet, East by Lockey for 150 feet; South by Stone for 107 feet; and West by Lot 2 for 148.4 feet. This being the same property conveyed to William O. Peace and Lizzie R. Peace by deed of Branch Banking and Trust Company, successor in interest to Southern National Bank, Personal Representative and pursuant to powers granted to it by Article VII (3) of the Last Will and Testament of Ashpy P. Lowrimore, as filed in the Probate Court for Florence County in Probate Roll No. 2001-ES-21-00652, dated October 24, 2002 and recorded October 28, 2002 in Book A703 at Page 2119 in the Office of the Register of Deeds for Florence County, South Carolina. Parcel No. 90023-01-026 Property Address: 2106 Warner Street Florence, SC 29501 ORDER FOR APPOINTMENT OF 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 Laura A. Gregg, Esq. as Guardian ad Litem for known and unknown minors, and for all persons who may be under a disability, and it appearing that Laura A. Gregg, Esq. 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 Laura A. Gregg, Esq. has consented to act for and represent said Defendants, it is ORDERED that Laura A. Gregg, Esq., PO Box 601, Port Royal, SC 29935 phone (843) 505-6566, 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 2106 Warner Street, Florence, SC 29501; that she 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 Laura A. Gregg, Esq., PO Box 601, Port Royal, SC 29935 phone (843) 505-6566, 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 a/k/a 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 ABOVE NAMED: YOU WILL PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the original Complaint, Cover Sheet for Civil Actions and Certificate of Exemption from ADR in the above entitled action was filed in the Office of the Clerk of Court for Florence County on July 8, 2019. J. Martin Page, SC Bar No. 100200 Michael C. Masciale SC Bar No. 103819 Bell Carrington Price & Gregg, LLC 508 Hampton Street, Suite 301 Columbia, SC 29201 Phone (803) 509-5078 BCPG No. 1941093 (8/14,8/21,8/28/19) NOTICE OF MASTER’S SALE CASE NO. 2017-CP-21-02719 BY VIRTUE of a decree heretofore granted in the case of Wilmington Savings Fund Society, FSB, not in its individual capacity but solely as Trustee, on behalf of Aero Mortgage Loan Trust 2017-1 against Bernard J. Hackman; et al., I, the Master-in-Equity for Florence County, will sell on September 3, 2019, at 11:00 AM, at the Florence County Judicial Center, 181 North Irby Street, Florence, South Carolina, 29501, to the highest bidder the following described property: All that certain piece, parcel, or lot of land lying, being, and situate in the County of Florence, State of South Carolina, known as: Lot No. 12 in Block A of Oakdale Golf Club Section on that certain plat made by Ervin Engineering Company dated March 30, 1961, and recorded in the Office of the Clerk of Court of Florence County in Plat Book Q at Page 55 and being bounded as follows: on the northwest by Championship Drive; on the southeast by Lot No. 13; on the west by Dunes Drive; and on the east by Lot No. 11, all as shown on said plat. Derivation: Being the same property that is described in that certain General Warranty Deed from L. Bryan Calcutt and Karen M. Calcutt, Grantors, to Bernard J. Hackman, Grantee, dated July 15, 2003, and recorded July 16, 2003, in Book A759 at Page 660 in the Office of the Clerk of Court in and for Florence County, South Carolina. TMS#: 00751 01 006. Property Address: 850 S Dunes Drive, Florence, SC 29501. TERMS OF SALE: The successful bidder, other than the Plaintiff, will deposit with the Masterin-Equity at the conclusion of the bidding five percent (5%) of the bid, in cash or equivalent, as evidence of good faith, the same to be applied to the purchase price in the case of compliance, but to be forfeited and applied first to costs and then to Plaintiff's debt in the case of non-compliance with the terms of sale. Should the last and highest bidder fail or refuse to make the required deposit at the time of bid or comply with the other terms of the bid within twenty (20) days of

the close of bidding, then the Master-in-Equity may re-sell the property on the same terms and conditions on some subsequent Sales Day at the risk of the said highest bidder until obtaining full compliance with the terms of sale. As no personal or deficiency judgment being demanded, the bidding will not remain open after the date of sale. This property will be sold subject to the 120 day right of redemption of the United States of America. Purchaser to pay for preparation of deed, documentary stamps on the deed, and recording of the deed. The successful bidder will be required to pay interest on the amount of the bid from date of sale to date of compliance with the bid at the rate of 9.500% per annum. Sale is subject to any past due or accruing assessments, property taxes, easements, and restrictions of record, and other senior encumbrances. If Plaintiff or Plaintiff’s representative does not appear at the scheduled sale of the above-referenced property, the sale of the property will be null, void, and of no force and effect and the property sold on some subsequent sales day after due advertisement. NOTICE: The foreclosure deed is not a warranty deed. Interested bidders should satisfy themselves as to the quality of title to be conveyed by obtaining an independent title search before the foreclosure sale date. The property will be sold without any warranty or representation as to title or otherwise by Plaintiff or Plaintiff’s counsel to purchasers at the foreclosure sale or other third parties. The Geheren Firm, P.C. 4828 Ashford Dunwoody Road, 2nd Floor Atlanta, GA 30338 678.587.9500 Attorneys for the Plaintiff (8/14,8/21,8/28/19) NOTICE OF APPLICATION Notice is hereby given that GLORIA CHARLES, 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 at 1101-B OAKLAND AVE. FLORENCE, SC 29506. To object to the issuance of this permit/license, written protest must be postmarked no later than AUGUST 30, 2019. 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. (8/14,8/21,8/28/19) PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION The State Regulation of Public Utilities Review Committee (“Review Committee”) is beginning its screening process for Seats 1, 3, 5, and 7 of the South Carolina Public Service Commission (“Commission”). The Review Committee will be accepting applications for Seats 1, 3, 5, and 7 beginning Monday, September 16, 2019, until 12:00 p.m., Friday, October 11, 2019. The Commission has jurisdiction over matters pertaining to investor-owned electric

and gas utilities, water and wastewater companies, telecommunications companies, carriers of household goods and hazardous waste for disposal, taxicabs, and other motor vehicle passenger carriers. A commissioner must have at least a baccalaureate degree and should have a background of substantial duration in one of the following areas: (a) energy; (b) telecommunications; (c) consumer protection and advocacy; (d) water and wastewater; (e) finance, economics, and statistics; (f) accounting; (g) engineering; or (h) law. The Commission is composed of seven commissioners, one from each of the seven Congressional districts. The Commissioner for the First Public Service Commission District represents Charleston, Berkeley, Beaufort, Dorchester, and Colleton counties. The Commissioner for the Third Public Service Commission District represents Oconee, Pickens, Anderson, Abbeville, Laurens, Greenwood, McCormick, Edgefield, and Saluda counties, as well as parts of Newberry, and Greenville counties. The Commissioner for the Fifth Public Service Commission District represents Cherokee, York, Union, Chester, Lancaster, Fairfield, Kershaw, and Lee counties, and parts of Spartanburg, Newberry, and Sumter counties. The Commissioner for the Seventh Public Service Commission District represents Chesterfield, Marlboro, Darlington, Dillon, Florence, Marion, Horry, and Georgetown counties. Salary for these positions is $129,482 annually. Each candidate is required to submit a completed application form no later than the October 11th deadline. Applications will not be accepted after noon on Friday, October 11, 2019. Following the October 11th filing deadline, the Review Committee will begin its background investigation of candidates. Candidates and potential candidates are subject to certain restrictions with respect to contacting members of the General Assemb l y . Application forms may be obtained from the State Regulation of Public Utilities Review Committee, 102 Gressette Building, Post Office Box 142, Columbia, South Carolina 29202, by contacting Heather Anderson, (803) 212-6208 or heatheranderson@scsenate. gov, or by contacting Michelle McGee, (803) 2126634 or michellemcgee@ scsenate.gov. For further information, contact Ms. Anderson or Ms. McGee, or the Review Committee’s website at: www.scstate house.gov/Committee Info/PublicUtilitiesReview Comm/2019PublicSer viceCommission ScreeningInfo.php. (8/21,8/28,9/49/11/19) SUMMONS AND NOTICE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF FLORENCE IN THE FAMILY COURT OF THE TWELFTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT DOCKET NO.: 2019-DR-21-808 South Carolina Department of Social Services, Plaintiff, vs. Amber Willis Defendant. IN THE INTERESTS OF: Jezzlyn G. Willis (06/06/2019) Minor under the age of 18 TO DEFENDANT: Amber Willis YOU ARE HEREBY SUMMONED and served with the Complaint for Removal in and to the minor child in this action, the original of which has been filed on June 14, 2019 in the Office of the Clerk of Court for FLORENCE County 181 N. Irby St., Suite 2700, Florence, SC 29501, a copy of which will be delivered to you upon request; and if you choose to answer the complaint, to serve a copy of your answer to the complaint

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Wednesday, August 28, 2019 upon the undersigned attorney for the plaintiff at Laura J. Bardsley/G. Conrad Derrick, 2685 S. Irby Street, Box A, Florence, SC, 29505 within thirty (30) days following the date of service upon you, exclusive of the day of such service. YOU ARE FURTHER NOTIFIED that: the Merits hearing in this matter is scheduled for October 15, 2019 at 11:00 a.m.at the Florence County Judicial Center, 2nd floor, located at 181 N. Irby St., Florence, SC 29501. Laura J. Bardsley, SC Bar # 13484 G. Conrad Derrick, SC Bar # 1652 Attorney for Plaintiff South Carolina Department of Social Services 2685 S. Irby Street, Box A Florence, SC 29505 (843) 669-3354/(843) 6739247 Florence, South Carolina 2019 (8/21,8/28,9/4/19 STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF DARLINGTON IN THE COURT OF COMMON PLEAS Case No. 2018-CP-16-00574 Selene Finance, LP, Plaintiff, vs. Anne V. Lewis, Anne V. Lewis as Trustee of the Estate of Sam L. Lewis, Estate of Sam L. Lewis, Ryan E. Lewis, Daylee J. Lewis, and Kori A. Lewis, Regions Bank d/b/a Regions Mortgage, Countrywide Home Loans Servicing, LP, S&J Consultant Firm, and all other persons, firms, and corporations title to claim under, by and through Sam L. Lewis, his heirs, devisees and assigns, and also all other persons or entities unknown claiming any right, title, interest, estate in or lien upon the property described in the Petition, and also any unknown adults being as a class designated as JOHN DOE, and also any unknown infants or persons under disability being as a class designated as RICHARD ROE, and Respondents to include any party, person, or entity claiming an interest as an heir at law of Sam L. Lewis, their heirs, successors, and assigns, South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles, and James Lawhon, Jr., Defendants. Anne V. Lewis, Anne V. Lewis as Trustee of the Estate of Sam L. Lewis, and Regions Bank d/b/a Regions Mortgage, Third-Party Plaintiffs, vs. The Citizens Bank, ThirdParty Defendant. SUMMONS AND NOTICE OF FILING AMENDED ANSWER OF ANNE V. LEWIS AND ANNE V. LEWIS AS TRUSTEE OF THE ESTATE OF SAM L. LEWIS, AND AMENDED THIRD-PARTY COMPLAINT AGAINST THE CITIZENS BANK AND SECOND AMENDED ANSWER OF REGIONS BANK D/B/A REGIONS MORTGAGE AND AMENDED THIRD-PARTY COMPLAINT AGAINST THE CITIZENS BANK TO THE DEFENDANT KORI A. LEWIS: YOU ARE HEREBY SUMMONED and required to answer the Amended Answer of Anne V. Lewis and Anne V. Lewis as Trustee of the Estate of Sam L. Lewis and Amended Third-Party Complaint against The Citizens Bank and Second Amended Answer of Regions Bank d/b/a Regions Mortgage and Amended Third-Party Complaint against The Citizens Bank in the above entitled action, a copy of which is herewith served upon you, and to serve a copy of your Answer upon the undersigned at their offices, 1310 Gadsden Street, Post Office Box 11449, Columbia, South Carolina 29211, within thirty (30) days after service thereof upon you, exclusive of the day of such service, and if you fail to answer the Amended Answer of Anne V. Lewis within the time aforesaid,

judgment by default will be rendered against you for the relief demanded in said Amended Answer of Anne V. Lewis. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the original Amended Answer of Anne V. Lewis and Anne V. Lewis as Trustee of the Estate of Sam L. Lewis and Amended Third-Party Complaint against The Citizens Bank and Second Amended Answer of Regions Bank d/b/a Regions Mortgage and Amended Third-Party Complaint against The Citizens Bank in the above entitled action was filed in the office of the Clerk of Court for Darlington County on June 19, 2019. Paul H. Hoefer [SC Bar #77506] ROBINSON GRAY STEPP & LAFFITTE, LLC P.O. Box 11449 Columbia, SC 29211 (803) 929-1400 Email: phoefer@robinsongray.com Counsel for Defendants Anne V. Lewis, Anne V. Lewis as Trustee of the Estate of Sam L. Lewis, Regions Bank d/b/a Regions Mortgage August 15, 2019 (8/21,8/28,9/4/19) SUMMONS STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF FLORENCE IN THE COURT OF COMMON PLEAS FOR THE TWELFTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT 2019-CP-21-00906 MARGARET I. WILLIAMS, Plaintiff, v. MARY ANN CAIN; THE ESTATE OF MARGARET CAIN; JOHN DOE, whose true names are unknown and fictitious names designating the unknown heirs, devisees, distributees, issues, executors, administrators, successors, or assigns of the above named Defendants, if they or any of them be dead; MARY ROE, whose true names are unknown and fictitious names designating infants, persons under disability, incompetents, imprisoned, or those persons in the Military, if any; and also all other persons, known or whose true names are unknown, claiming any right, title, interest in, or lien upon the real estate described in the Complaint herein, Defendants. TO THE DEFENDANTS ABOVE NAMED: YOU ARE HEREBY SUMMONED and required to answer the Complaint herein, a copy of which is herewith served upon you, and to serve a copy of your Answer to said Complaint upon the subscriber, at 651 S. Coit St. Florence, SC 29501, within thirty (30) days after the service hereon, exclusive of the day of such service, and if you fail to answer the Complaint within the time aforesaid, Plaintiff will apply to the Court for the relief demanded in the Complaint and judgment by default will be rendered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint. Dated this 1st day of April, 2019. 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 a quieting of title and for the further purpose of obtaining a Decree that the Plaintiff is seized of fee simple title to the Subject Property described below: All those certain pieces, parcels or tracts of land lying, being and situate in Florence County School District No. 2 and being more particularly described as Tracts 8 and 8A on that certain plat by Robert F. Morgan dated March 22, 1984, and recorded in the Office of the Clerk of Court for Florence County in Plat Book 22 at Page 296 as a plat of the George and Lizzie Hyman Cain Estate. This conveyance is subject to all easements for ingress and egress as shown on said plat. This is the same prop-

erty conveyed to RJTS Properties, LLC by Deed of Dean Fowler, Jr., Treasurer for Florence County, dated February 17, 2015 and recorded in the Office of the Clerk of Court for Florence County in Deed Book B561 at Page 287. This being the same property conveyed to Margaret Williams by Deed of RJTS Properties, LLC, dated March 18, 2015 and recorded in the Office of the Clerk of Court for Florence County in Deed Book B565 at Page 1144. Tax Map No. 00345-02-047 Property Addresses: TBD Horseshoe Road, Pamplico, SC 29583 Tract 8A ORDER FOR APPOINTMENT OF GUARDIAN AD LITEM NISI AND FOR SERVICE BY PUBLICATION This matter comes before the Court on the Plaintiff’s Motion to Appoint Guardian Ad Litem Nis and for an Order for Service by Publication, through which Plaintiff seeks to appoint Laura Gregg, Esq., as Guardian Ad Litem Nisi to represent the interests of Defendants THE ESTATE OF MARGARET CAIN; JOHN DOE, whose true names are unknown and fictitious names designating the unknown heirs, devisees, distributees, issues, executors, administrators, successors, or assigns of the above named Defendants, if they or any of them be dead; MARY ROE, whose true names are unknown and fictitious names designating infants, persons under disability, incompetents, imprisoned, or those persons in the Military, if any; and also all other persons, known or whose true names are unknown, claiming any right, title, interest in, or lien upon the Property described in Plaintiff’s Complaint and Notice of Lis Pendens. It appearing that some or all of the Estate and Unknown and Doe Defendants may be residents or non-residents of the State of South Carolina, minors, incompetent, imprisoned, under legal disability, or in the military service, and that the Estate and Unknown and Doe Defendants are unknown to Plaintiff and cannot with reasonable diligence be located or their whereabouts ascertained; It further appearing that Laura Gregg, Esq., is a suitable and competent person to understand and protect all rights and interests of the Estate and Unknown and Doe Defendants, and that Laura Gregg, Esq. has no interest adverse to the interests of the Estate and Unknown and Doe Defendants, and is not connected in business with any party in this action and has no interest adverse to the interest of any of the Estate and Unknown Doe Defendants; NOW THEREFORE, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED, ADJUDGED, AND DECREED as follows: 1. Laura Gregg, Esq. is hereby appointed as Guardian Ad Litem Nisi for the Estate and Unknown and Doe Defendants; 2. Laura Gregg, Esq. is empowered and directed to appear on behalf of and to represent the Estate and Unknown and Doe Defendants, unless any one of them, or someone on behalf of any one of them, shall, within thirty (30) days after service of a copy hereof as directed, procure the appointment of Guardian Ad Litem; 3. A copy of this Order shall be served upon the Estate and Unknown and Doe Defendants by publication in a newspaper of general circulation published in Florence County, South Carolina, once a week for three consecutive weeks, together with Notice of Lis Pendens, Summons, Notice of Filing Complaint, and Notice of Order Appointing Guardian Ad Litem in this action. s/ The Honorable Michael G. Nettles #2140___ FLORENCE, S.C. August 14, 2019 Wylie and Washburn, LLC s/Shawn D.

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Wednesday, August 28, 2019 Eubanks____________ Jadda T. Wylie (Bar No.100246) Shawn D. Eubanks (Bar No. 78370) 651 S. Coit St. Florence, SC 29501 Telephone: (843) 407-2487 jadda@wylieandwashburn.com shawn@wylieandwashburn.com FLORENCE, S.C. April 1, 2019 Telephone: (843) 407-2487 jadda@wylieandwashburn.com shawn@wylieandwashburn.com (8/28,9/4,9/11/19) SUMMONS STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF LEXINGTON IN THE FAMILY COURT ELEVENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT Docket No.: 2019-DR-32-00649 Ma Guadalupe Bedolla Lemos, Plaintiff, vs. Efrain Manilla Gonzales, Defendant(s). TO: THE DEFENDANTS 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 the said Complaint upon the subscriber at his office at 1417 Bull Street, Post Office Box 6922, Columbia, South Carolina 29260 within (30) days after the service hereof, exclusive of the day of such service; and if you fail to appear and defend by filing an answer to the Complaint within the time aforesaid, judgment by default will be rendered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint. B. REYNOLDS ELLIOTT 1417 Bull Street Post Office Box 6922 Columbia, South Carolina 29260 (803) 254-7980 Columbia, South Carolina July 30, 2019 NOTICE TO THE DEFENDANT EFRAIN MANILLA GONZALES : Notice is hereby given that the Complaint in the foregoing action, together with the Summons, of which the foregoing is a copy, was filed in the Lexington County Clerk of Court on the 20th of May 2019. (8/28,9/4,9/11/19) NOTICE To all persons claiming interest in: 2003-10’2”LEISURE LIFE – BASSHOUNDLLT 88916B303 BENJAMIN MCLAUGHLIN apply to SCDNR for title on watercraft/outboard motor. If you have any claim to the watercraft/outboard motor, contact SCDNR at (803) 734-3858. Upon thirty days after the date of the last advertisement if no claim of interest is made and the watercraft/outboard motor has not been reported stolen, SCDNR shall issue clear title. Case No: 20190710950420 (8/28,9/4,9/11/19)

NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE Property of the following tenants will be sold for cash to satisfy rental liens in accordance with Title 39, Chapter 20, Section 10 through 50 of SC Code of Laws. All items will be sold or otherwise disposed of. Sale will be conducted on Tuesday, the 17th day of September 2019 at 1:00 PM or on a later date with bidding to take place online at lockerfox.com. All goods will be sold in AS IS condition, all items or spaces may not be available at the time of sale. Cash only and a $100.00 cleaning deposit will be taken. Property is located at Storage Rentals of America #34, 1309 E. Howe Springs Road, Florence, SC 29505, Florence County. G-26 Dana Devon RisiHousehold Items H-34 Teressa Lynn Sparks-Household Items B-30 Monae CooperHousehold Items G-08 Tammy Turell Briggs-Household Items G-21 Laura V CordialHousehold Items F-24 Scott ShackletonHousehold Items (8/28,9/4/19)

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Darlington crowns pageant queens

Miss Darlington USA Karoline Kitchings, left, Pageant Director Will Isgett, and Miss Darlington Teen USA Sullivan Blackwell.

In front of a packed TrinityByrnes Collegiate School Sonoco Gymnasium, the first-ever Miss Darlington USA and Miss Darlington Teen USA were crowned on Aug. 17. The new Miss Darlington USA is 20-year-old Karoline Kitchings, a native of Lexington and a student at USC-Aiken. Kitchings also won the swimsuit and evening gown awards. First runner-up was Belton native Karen Hawkins and second runner-up was Kingstree native Madalyn Ard. The new Miss Darlington Teen USA is 16 year-old Sullivan Black-

well, a native of Florence and a student at West Florence High School. Blackwell also won the active wear and evening gown awards. First runner-up was Lynchburg native Chandler Jordan and second runner-up was Lamar native Addison Windham. Darlington Mayor Gloria C. Hines offered welcoming remarks to open the pageant. Entertainment was provided by Extreme Cheer and Tumble. The emcee for the pageant was Miss Darlington 2012 Clarka Wickliffe. Wickliffe presented a vocal selection to “Maybe This Time,” from Cabaret.

Miss South Carolina USA MaKenzie Davina and Miss South Carolina Teen USA Allie Richardson were also in attendance. Presenting sponsors for the event were Pee Dee Auto Sales and the City of Darlington. Both winners will represent the City of Darlington at the 2020 Miss South Carolina USA and Miss South Carolina Teen USA pageants at the North Charleston Performing Arts Center on November 22-23. The winners of the state pageants will represent South Carolina at the Miss USA and Miss Teen USA pageants

‘Bounce’ to headline Florence After Five

dents and their parents,” O’Malley said. “During a visit, they are able to remotely connect to quality healthcare with a local provider using state-of-the-art equipment so we are saving them a lot of precious time. Parents don’t have to take off of work, students see a healthcare provider and they don’t miss a lot of important classroom instruction. That is a win-win for us and them.”

Those looking to bounce into their Labor Day weekend can do so in downtown Florence Friday as The Bounce Band will headline the August Florence After Five event, The Bounce Band, based out of Raleigh, N.C., is a high energy party band that plays throughout the Southeast. Bounce is an eclectic group of musicians with years of experience, tremendous talent, boundless energy, and unmistakable chemistry. “Bounce is the perfect band for Florence After Five as their playlist of songs target all demographics and tastes in music,” said Downtown Development Manager Ray Reich, “The variety of songs they play covers everything from dance, beach, country, pop and rock.” Admission to Florence After Five is free, compliments Of Victors, MUSC Health Florence Medical Center, Commonhouse Ale Works, and Carolina Bank. Florence After Five is located downtown in the 100 block of South Dargan Street and was again this year voted “The Best Local Attraction, Best Live Music And Best Place To Dance.” The event begins at 5:30 p.m. and the band takes the stage at 6 p.m. with the entertainment continuing until 8:30 p.m. However, the downtown entertainment doesn’t stop at 8:30, following the conclusion of Florence After Five

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Beth Holzbach, lead nurse for Florence 1 Schools, speaks during a press conference Thursday at the district office. Holzbach, who was joined by the district’s school nurses, said she sees the new telehealth program as a valuable asset.

McLeod Health, Florence 1 Schools partner to create telehealth program Four schools to take part in initial year of new and innovative program.

McLeod Health and Florence 1 Schools have created a partnership to offer a School-Based Telehealth Program at four schools beginning in September. The participating schools include North Vista Elementary, Wallace Gregg Elementary, Williams Middle, and South Florence High. The program offers a new option for non-emergency medical care at these schools through McLeod TeleHealth visits with Nurse Practitioner Lisa Wallace.

McLeod has provided each of the four schools with telehealth equipment, including a computer, monitor, camera and other devices such as a remote stethoscope and otoscope. Dr. Richard O’Malley, Superintendent of Florence 1 Schools, said that the district is proud to offer an innovative partnership like the School-Based Telehealth Program (SBTP) for its students. “The telehealth program provides a lot of benefits for our stu-

‘Exciting year ahead’ FMU president says focus on excellence will remain Francis Marion University President Dr. Fred Carter told the University faculty that one of the most exciting years in FMU’s history was set to begin as it celebrates to the run up to its 50th Anniversary and launches a series of critical construction projects. But the University will not lose sight of its core values amidst all the excitement, Carter said. It will continue to provide a high quality education that is affordable and accessible to its students. “The funding we received from

our friends in the General Assembly this year was sufficient to allow for a reasonable pay increase for faculty and staff while permitting us to avoid any increase in tuition and fees — an announcement that was, as you might expect, well received by our parents and students,” said Carter. “We’ll continue to seek ways to run the University sensibly, with modest or no tuition increases, while continuing to pay our staff and faculty what they deserve. That’s been our model for a long time and it is

a very good model.” Carter’s comments came at the annual faculty breakfast Aug. 19. That event is the kickoff to the new academic year at FMU. FMU’s year-long 50th Anniversary celebration will include a number of special events. The construction projects that Carter mentioned include a new Honors Center on the main campus, construction of a freshwater ecology lab and a conference center on a See FMU, Page 2B

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new 145-acre site just north of campus, renovation of the old post office in downtown Florence for a medical education complex including laboratories and clinical space, and additional renovations to the school’s athletic facilities. FMU has already completed a renovation of its Village Apartment residential housing on campus. Carter also formally announced several new faculty

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2020-21. • Dr. Jeff Steinmetz as the first director of the Freshwater Ecology Center. Carter also announced that Dr. JoAngela Edwins, professor of English, is the latest Trustee Research Scholar. FMU Trustee Research Scholars are appointed by the FMU Board of Trustees and receive special opportunities to further their research while remaining on faculty.

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O’Malley explained that school nurses will continue to play a key role in their schools. “Our students know the nurses at their schools and they already take excellent care of their students,” O’Malley said. “Having them partnered with McLeod providers through SBTP just adds another layer to the services we can offer our students within their school.” Beth Holzbach, the lead nurse for Florence 1 Schools, sees the program as a valuable asset. “Our policy for school exclusion due to contagious illnesses will remain in effect,” she said, “but in many instances, the student may be able to remain at school after receiving a diagnosis and a plan for care from the McLeod TeleHealth provider. As school nurses, we want sick children to get well and be able to return to school quickly. We also want the students who can stay at school to remain at school and not miss valuable

learning time in the classroom.” Holzbach said the SchoolBased Telehealth Program is truly a community effort, extending a sincere thank you to Bret Greer with Toledo Carolina for generously donating scales to the participating schools. “The School-Based Telehealth Program offers many benefits for our children and community,” said Wallace. “In addition to providing a rapid diagnosis and treatment, our goal is to also increase access to better health care for every student. This will reduce absenteeism, risk of infection, and the use of the Emergency Department for non-emergent medical situations. However, this service is not designed to replace a student’s primary health care that is provided by their pediatrician or family physician.” O’Malley said the intent is to eventually expand the program to include all FSD1 schools.

How the School-Based Telehealth Program Works: •When the school nurse believes a student should have a telehealth visit, she will send Wallace information on the student’s condition and their age, weight and vitals. •A McLeod TeleHealth appointment will be scheduled and the parent will receive an email link to connect to the visit. •Wallace will talk with the student about how they are feeling and get input from the parent on the child’s medical history. •The school nurse will then facilitate the exam using the peripheral aids so that Wallace can listen to the heart and lungs, check the ears, nose and throat, evaluate a rash or ask the nurse to swab for flu. •Before the visit ends, Wallace will ask the parent if they have any questions or concerns and if a prescription is necessary she will send it to the family’s regular pharmacy.

The Darlington Kiwanis Club donated 14 backpacks full of supplies for foster children in Darlington County. Annie Helm with the S.C. Department of Social Services accepts the donation from Kiwanis President-Elect and City of Darlington Assistant Fire Chief Charles Bailey and Kiwanis Board member Lisa Rock. “The Kiwanis mission is serving the children of the world, and it’s sad so many close to home are hurting,” Rock said. “These backpacks will hopefully be a small token to show these children that someone cares about them, that they are not forgotten.” Based on data from July 1, 2019, there are more than 100 children in the foster care system from Darlington County families.This is the first year the Darlington club has put together backpacks, but it won’t be the last. Rock said they plan to start in June next year to gather more donations, books, and supplies. The Darlington Kiwanis Club meets every other Thursday at 1 p.m. at Darlington Country Club.

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Bazens Family Restaurant - 704 S. Irby Street Block & Vino - 200 Hoffmeyer Road Boys & Girls Club - 310 W. Roughfork Street B.P. - 4798 E. Palmetto Street B.P. - 400 Pamplico Hwy. BTC Building - 181 E. Evans Street Captain D's - 201 Second Loop Road Carolina Bank - 1538 S. Irby Street Carolina Collectables - 1224A S. Irby Street Carolinian - 718 S. Dargan Street Carolinas Hospital System Emergency/waiting, Jazzmans, elevator area, Mall C entrance, Womans Center main entrance Carriage House - 739 Parker Drive Courtyard by Marriott - 2680 Hospitality Blvd. Dr. Welch - 1343 Second Loop Road Drs Bruce and Lee Foundation Library - 509 S. Dargan Street Elmcroft - 3006 Hoffmeyer Road Fairfield Inn - 501 Woody Jones Blvd. Finklea Law - 814 W. Evans Street Fitness Forum - 120 E. Elm Street Florence Chamber of Commerce - 100 W. Evans Street Florence Center - 3300 W. Radio Drive (3 locations) Florence Little Theatre - 300 S. Dargan Street Florence Pediatric Dentistry - 680 Senior Way Golden Crown - 1988 W. Palmetto Street Gregg Brothers Store - 3045 Francis Marion Road Harris Teeter - 1930 W. Palmetto Street Healthy Food Store - 2015 Elijah Ludd Road Hotel Florence - 126 W. Evans Street IGA - 525 E. Ebenezer Road IGA - 2300 Pamplico Hwy. INS Foods Exxon - 2351 Pamplico Hwy. Janney - 1831 W. Evans Street, Suite 220 Jumpin J's - 898 S. Irby Street King Cadillac Buick GMC - 1700 W. Evans Street KP Express - 3105 E. Palmetto Street Lamplighter - 415 S. Irby Street Liquors of Florence - 1200 W. Evans Street Manna House - 450 Jarrott Street Markette #16 - 1419 S. Irby Street Methodist Manor - 2100 Twin Church Road Mike Reichenbach Customer Service - 600 N. Coit Street New Generations - 2111 W. Jody Road Palmetto Chop Shop - 1927 W. Palmetto Street Paul Davis Dentistry - 220 A Cherokee Road

Phoenix Mart - 2698 David McLeod Blvd. Poynor Adult Education - 301 S. Dargan Street Presbyterian Home - 2350 W. Lucas Street Residence Inn - 2660 Hospitality Blvd Rogers BBQ - 2004 Second Loop Road Royal Elementary School - 1101 Cheraw Drive Senior Center - 600 Senior Way Shannon's - 2554 W. Palmetto Street South Florence Exxon - 3099 S. Irby Street South Florence Feed & Seed - 3901 S. Irby Street Southland Healthcare - 722 S. Dargan Street Springhill Suites by Marriott - 2670 Hospitality Blvd. Stifel Nicolaus - 1325 Cherokee Road The Wash Tub Laundry - 910 E. Palmetto Street The Wash Laundry - 124 S. Cashua Drive The Wash Tub Laundry - 1350 James Jones Avenue Towne Place - 2650 Hospitality Blvd. Toyota Customer Service - 2300 W. Palmetto Street Vallarta Mexican Restaurant - S. Irby Street Venus - 317 W. Palmetto Street Wells Fargo Advisors - 1801 W. Evans Street White Swan Cleaners - 223 Cherokee Road World Finance - 2015-H W. Evans Street YMCA - 1700 Rutherford Drive

PAMPLICO IGA- 624 S. Walnut Street Longs Pharmacy - 616 S. Walnut Street Munn Hardware - 185 E. Main Street Pearl’s Harbor Seafood & Grill - 137 E. Main Street Pamplico Public Library - 100 E. Main Street Service Motor Co. - 160 E. Main Street

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will be playing in the Renaissance Dining Courtyard. Mörglbl will be the featured band at Local Motive Brewery and Jazz on Dargan will continue their weekend one year anniversary celebration with live Jazz. Florence After Five is a family friendly event. Food is available for sale from a variety of food vendors including Victors, Wholly Smokin, Rita’s, Big Stan’s, Erika’s, Local Motive, Edible Arrangements, Sweet Tooth, Low Country Kettle Corn, and Fatz Café. The featured craft beers will be from Com-

monhouse Aleworks from North Charleston and as always Bud Light and Michelob Ultra will also be available. Attendees can also enjoy a variety of soft drinks from Pepsi. For the kids, the Kids Zone will be presented this month by the Pee Dee Pickleball Club and will feature free activities for the children. Attendees are welcome to bring chairs but coolers are not permitted. For more information, go to www.florencedowntown.com or call (843) 678-5912.

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Allman Betts Band concert rescheduled The Allman Betts Band has rescheduled its concert at the Francis Marion University Performing Arts Center for May 6. The group postponed more than 30 North American concerts in August and September, including the Sept. 19 concert at the Performing Arts Center, due to an unavoidable medical situation involving Devon Allman.

The South Carolina Advanced Technological Education (SCATE) Center received $4 million in National Science Foundation grants over the past year.

Center awarded $4m in grants The South Carolina Advanced Technological Education Center housed in the Southeastern Institute of Manufacturing and Technology at Florence-Darlington Technical College received $4 million in National Science Foundation grants over the past year. Grants awarded include grants funded in the Advanced Technological Education and NSF Scholarships in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Program Division of Undergraduate Education. The SCATE Center, an NSF ATE Program initiative dating back to its establishment in 1996 offers resources that support a variety of programs in the engineering technology and other STEM fields. Additionally, the Center provides current and prospective students at FDTC with tuition scholarships, internships and career development assistance, and a loan-to-own high-quality laptop computer. Students are given computers with access to internet, virtual reality capabilities, and various software and equipment depending on degree curriculum. Within the past year, the SCATE Center has been awarded three grants that have garnered more than $4 million to help support technician education across the region and coun-

try. The SCATE Center along with FDTC faculty have been heavily involved with writing three separate grants that aim to educate technicians for the high technology fields that drive the nation’s economy. “This support will maintain the great momentum [the Center has] gathered over the last several years to improve and expand educational programs for technicians ROBERTS to work in hightech STEM fields that drive the U.S. economy,” said Rick Roberts, managing director of the SCATE Center. Most recently, the SCATE Center was awarded a $989,113 grant that will begin its funding this October. The NSF S-STEM grant, Cyber Generation Tech Stars: Supporting Student Success in Computer Technology, Industrial Technology, and Engineering Technology will help the SCATE Center and FDTC contribute to the national need for more scientists, mathematicians, engineers, and technicians. The four-year grant will carry out this task by supporting the retention and graduation of high-achieving, low-income students with demonstrated financial need. Specifically, the

project will provide one-year scholarships to at least 120 lowincome, academically talented students who are pursuing an Associate of Applied Science degree in computer technology, network systems management, industrial technology, and/or engineering technology at FDTC. In June of 2018, the SCATE Center was awarded a $294,081 grant from the NSF. The NSF ATE grant, Collaborative Research - HSI ATE Hub Diversifying the ATE Program with Hispanic Serving Institutions using Culturally Inclusive Mentoring and ATE Resources is a collaboration between FDTC’s Mentor-Connect project and Arizona State University’s Arizona Science Foundation project. Three months later in September 2018, the SCATE Cen-

ter earned its largest grant, an NSF ATE grant, Mentor-Connect: Leadership Development and Outreach for ATE-3. The grant, totaling $2,783,550 was awarded to help improve technician education and continued the successful Mentor-Connect and Mentor-Connect 2 projects at FDTC, in partnership with the American Association of Community Colleges. With the new grant funds, the Mentor-Connect project will be able to continue to increase engagement and competitive proposals from colleges and populations underrepresented in the NSF ATE program as well as support more teams than in previous years. For more information on the SCATE Center, visit www.scate. org or contact Managing Director Rick Roberts at Rick.Roberts@ fdtc.edu, or (843)676-8559.

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Boden exhibit opens at Florence Museum’s Waters Gallery The Florence County Museum is pleased to announce an exhibition of works by artist Jim Boden. An opening reception for the exhibit titled Out of Paradise will take place Thursday at 6 p.m. in the Waters Gallery, located at 135 South Dargan Street. Out of Paradise will be composed of works created by Boden during the last ten years. Boden is Professor Emeritus at Coker University where he taught from 1999 to 2016. Boden’s lush and darkly toned paintings are figurative in more ways than one, fre-

quently using the human body as a means of expressing personal and cultural tensions. The exhibition’s title is taken from the artist’s most recent series, which depict modern man and woman in an ambiguous, sometimes surrealistic landscape, evoking biblical references to Adam and Eve’s exit from Eden. Out of Paradise will be on display in the FCM Waters Gallery through Dec. 13. The gallery, located at 135 South Dargan Street, is open Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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Florence Little Theatre auditions for Blithe Spirits The final audition date for the Florence Little Theatre production of Blithe Spirit will be held Wednesday, Aug. 28 at 7:30 p.m. Registration begins 30 minutes prior to audition time.

The production, directed by Meggie Baker, is scheduled for Nov. 1-9. Ages 16 and up are welcome to audition for this production. Auditioners under the age of 18 must be

accompanied by an adult. All audition materials will be provided. Please bring a nonreturnable head shot if available; this does not have to be a professional photograph, a printed cell phone

photo is fine. Also, please wear comfortable clothes and shoes that allow you to move. Florence Little Theatre auditions are open to the public.

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