In the good ole summertime, there are tons of fun activities to enjoy outside. With higher temperatures and more outdoor activities, our bodies lose more water, and the risk of dehydration increases.

Ginger (Zingiber officinale) has been used for thousands of years as a culinary and medicinal spice. A member of the plant family, it includes cardamom and turmeric, along with other plant nutrients that offer a variety of medicinal uses.

FLORENCE, S.C. – The 37th annual Florence Greek Festival continues Saturday and Sunday at the Hellenic Center next to Transfiguration of Our Savior Greek Orthodox Church, 2990 S. Cashua Dive in Florence. The festival opened Friday.

Studies indicate half of all Americans are trying to lose weight and more than $30 billion is spent annually on weight-loss programs, pills, books, surgery, etc. This means weight loss is a national pastime in the United States.

LAKE CITY, S.C. – ArtFields starts Friday. And in case you get hungry while browsing the work of more than 400 artists in Lake City, it is important to know where to grab a meal or snack.

LAKE CITY, S.C. – Get your taste buds ready because Lake City will soon serve another “big-time event,” this time in the form of a culinary series.

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With liberty and justice for all: This short and ever-so-popular phrase is a reminder of a vision cast by our founding fathers as they strove to ensure life, liberty and pursuit of happiness for all the people of this nation.

This month marks the end of summer and the beginning of a new school year. Mixed emotions fill the air – sadness for summer’s end, excitement for the opportunity to buy new school supplies, eagerness to learn what classes and teachers the kids will get.

With liberty and justice for all: This short and ever-so-popular phrase is a reminder of a vision cast by our founding fathers as they strove to ensure life, liberty and pursuit of happiness for all the people of this nation.

This month marks the end of summer and the beginning of a new school year. Mixed emotions fill the air – sadness for summer’s end, excitement for the opportunity to buy new school supplies, eagerness to learn what classes and teachers the kids will get.

FLORENCE, S.C. – Dr. Virginia Clyburn-Ipock, a radiation oncologist at McLeod Cancer Center, spoke Monday to the Florence Rotary Club at Victors about the role radiation plays in treating cancer patients.