Spring cleaning afoot in Florence; County expected to change litter code

BY GAVIN JACKSON Morning News | gavinjackson@florencenews.com | Posted Sunday March 22, 2015    FLORENCE, S.C. – Spring is in bloom and soon green foliage will hide most of the county’s litter problem that the bareness of winter annually reveals. But while some litter will be out of sight, it won’t be out of mind. Leaders say Florence CountyContinue reading “Spring cleaning afoot in Florence; County expected to change litter code”

KFB River Sweep

Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014, 9am West Florence High School / Florence ‘Rail Trail’ area Beach Sweep / River Sweep—organized by S.C. Sea Grant Consortium in partnership with S.C. Department of Natural Resources—is the largest one-day litter cleanup of South Carolina’s beaches and waterways. Every third Saturday in September thousands of South Carolinians volunteer to clearContinue reading “KFB River Sweep”

KFB Launches Pet Waste Outreach Campaign

Keep Florence Beautiful is about to tackle a different form of litter in the community: pet waste.  Funded in part by a grant from PalmettoPride, the “Clean Water, Clean Yards, Clean Shoes” campaign seeks to educate citizens about the negative impacts of pet waste. “The ultimate goal of the project is to increase the numberContinue reading “KFB Launches Pet Waste Outreach Campaign”

Five Points Beautification Project

Five Points Median Chosen For Beautification Project The median in front of the Sav-Way convenient store and gas station will soon get a much needed makeover.  Spearheaded by Keep Florence Beautiful, the beautification project is underway. The median is owned by Rainwater Gas & Oil, leased by Chase Oil and Adams Outdoor Advertising has theContinue reading “Five Points Beautification Project”