Basketball Tourney Set for Dec. 27-29
The 37th Annual Pepsi Carolina Classic presented by South Carolina Federal Credit Union is shaping up to be a great stage for varsity high school basketball. Nestled in one of the main commercial areas of the City, this year's premiere tournament will be held Dec. 27-29 at West Florence High School, 221 N. Beltline Dr., Florence. The tournament location rotates each year among West Florence, Wilson, and South Florence High Schools.
Season of Giving Helps 6 Local Families
Now through Christmas, the Wake Up Carolina Show will hold an on-air program designed to help our fellow Pee Dee residents in need. Wake Up Carolina and Pepsi Cola of Florence plan to assist six anonymous families with basic needs for the holidays. The six families will be provided by Youth Mentors of the Pee Dee (formerly Big Brothers-Big Sisters) and The Boys and Girls Clubs of the Pee Dee.
Free Sensory Nights for Families: Edventure Museums
Columbia, South Carolina - All three Edventure Museums in South Carolina (Columbia, Hartsville and Myrtle Beach) will be offering a free sensory-friendly night on Friday, December 8, from 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm. Enjoy all the museums have to offer in a sensory-friendly environment, including reduced lighting, limited crowd size, sensory-friendly educational programming, and resources for parents. Sensory Night is free, but registration is required.
Tragic Collision Near Pamplico Results in One Fatality, Another Injured
In a tragic turn of events, a severe car crash occurred one mile west of Pamplico, South Carolina, leading to the death of one individual and leaving another injured. This incident, which involved two vehicles, unfolded on a quiet Wednesday evening, casting a somber shadow over the community.
Mayflower Seafood Restaurant: A Coastal Delight in Darlington
Mayflower Seafood Restaurant is situated at 1765 Harry Byrd Highway, Darlington, SC 29532. Start your seafood adventure with the Mayflower Onion or indulge in Fried Calamari. Salads: Try a Garden Salad or a Seafood Salad with fresh catches from the sea.
Jin Jin Chinese Restaurant: A Taste of the Orient in Darlington
Jin Jin Chinese Restaurant is located at 115 Pearl St, Darlington, SC 29532. Start your lunch with delectable appetizers including Spring Rolls, Crab Rangoon, and Dumplings. Soups: Try traditional Chinese soups like Hot and Sour Soup and Wonton Soup.
Jewel's Deluxe Restaurant: A Gem in Darlington
Start your meal with Fried Green Tomatoes or Fried Pickles as an appetizer. Seafood Specials: Savor the flavors of the sea with Fried Catfish, Shrimp and Grits, or an Oyster Platter.
Fahrenheit 225: A Sizzling BBQ Destination in Darlington
Try the Pimiento Cheese with toast points or the Wings with your choice of BBQ, Buffalo, sweet Thai chili, or teriyaki sauce as an appetizer. Sandwiches: Try the Kickin' Chicken, cooked with smoked chicken, or the Pulled Pork or Brisket sandwiches.
B and B Restaurant: A Darlington Dining Gem
B and B Restaurant is situated at 1536 S Main St, Darlington, SC 29532. Breakfast: Start your day off well with traditional breakfast items including Pancakes, Omelettes, and Biscuits with Sausage Gravy.
This place in Darlington, SC serves Taste of Italy
Mamma Mia's is located at 114 Ward St, Darlington, SC 29532. Appetizers: Start your Italian meal with Bruschetta, Mozzarella Sticks, and Garlic Bread. Pasta: Try Spaghetti Carbonara, Fettuccine Alfredo, and Lasagna, among other pasta dishes.
Holt Brothers BBQ: Savor the Flavor of Southern BBQ in Darlington
Holt Brothers BBQ is located at 1503 S Main St, Darlington, SC 29532. Smoked Meats: Choose from smoked meats such as Pulled Pork, Beef Brisket, Ribs, and Smoked Chicken. Classic Southern sides like Mac & Cheese, Collard Greens, Baked Beans, and Coleslaw complement your barbecue.
Sweet Southern Endings: Indulge in Banana Pudding and Pecan Pie at Sara's Porch
Sara's Porch is located at 804 N Governor Williams Hwy, Darlington, SC 29532. Start your meal with Southern Fried Green Tomatoes or Pimento Cheese Dip as an appetizer. Southern Specialties: Enjoy Southern favorites including Shrimp and Grits, Fried Chicken, and Chicken Fried Steak.
Panini Pleasures: Explore Joe's Grill's Delicious Sandwich Creations
Panini Sandwiches: Choose from a selection of panini sandwiches, such as the Ham & Three Cheese Panini and the Southwestern Melt. Burgers: The Joe's Grill Burger and the Classic Cheeseburger will satisfy your burger desires.
Planning Darlington's Future: $215,910 Master Plan
The City of Darlington approved spending $215,910 to develop a downtown masterplan. Public workshops regarding the plan are scheduled for early December. The Master Plan Public Workshop will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday, Dec. 4, at the Grand Old Post Office, 201 Pearl St. Online flyers ask residents to participate in our city's future by sending your name, address, and phone number to email@example.com.
City To Spend $5.5M on Blue Street
Darlington City Council plans to spend $5.5 million on the sports complex on Blue Street, though specific plans or drawings have not been made available. During Tuesday's meeting, Council approved first reading of an ordinance to take out no more than $3.1 million in bonds for the project. The remainder of the $5.5 million will come from hospitality tax revenue and FILOT payments from Georgia Pacific's $142M expansion.
High Wire Distilling Co. commemorates 10th anniversary
Ann Marshall and Scott Blackwell, proprietors of High Wire Distilling Co., are proud to announce the limited release of Jimmy Red Bourbon Whiskey Bottled in Bond, Single Farm Edition, in celebration of their 10th Anniversary. For the first time in the distillery’s history, the brand-new expression features bourbon whiskey over four years of age made from 100% Jimmy Red corn grown by Campbell Coxe at Plumfield Farm in Darlington, SC.
Vote on Darlington Ballfields Set
Darlington City Council will hold the first of a series of votes on the Blue Street Ballfields during Tuesday's regular monthly meeting at 6 p.m. at City Hall, 400 Pearl St. This follows a joint announcement of the collaborative Blue Street project on Oct. 31 with Darlington County School District (DCSD) in the midst of the election for three at-large city council seats and the mayor's seat. The DCSD Board of Education also will need to approve the project.
SC Woman Accused of Stealing Tens of Thousands of Dollars from PTA
Debbie Lynn Flynn, the former president of Millwood Elementary School's Parent Teacher Association (PTA) in the Midlands, has been apprehended by the Sumter Police Department. She stands accused of committing a serious breach of trust, involving an amount exceeding $10,000, according to an official statement released by the police on Tuesday.
High-Speed Chase Ends in Tragedy on Effingham Road
Effingham, South Carolina was the scene of a harrowing event that ended in loss and raised numerous questions about the dangers of high-speed pursuits. On a seemingly quiet afternoon, the tranquility of Savannah Grove Road was shattered by the sound of sirens and screeching tires. A routine traffic stop escalated into a fatal chase that would leave one person dead and three others injured.
Florence County Deputies Apprehend Suspect in Armed Robbery Incident at Local Truck Stop
LAKE CITY, SC (News Wave) - According to a press release from the Florence County Sheriff's Office, the Florence County Sheriff's Office (FCSO) swiftly responded to a distress call reporting an armed robbery at the Little Fishers Truck Stop, situated along East Myrtle Beach Highway near Lake City, on the eve of November 5, 2023. This harrowing incident prompted a prompt and diligent response from FCSO deputies.