SC State University awarded $6.2 million for new, advanced cancer research center

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ORANGEBURG, S.C. – SC State University was recently awarded a grant in the amount of $6.2 million by the National Cancer Institute, to establish the...
Corona virus

Top 11 Misconceptions Many African Americans Have About Coronavirus

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Coronavirus, also known scientifically as COVID-19, has been a global nightmare. One by one, the virus has infiltrated nearly every country and about 10%...

Wouldn’t it be great if those in need of help were asked what help...

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Organizations like the Florence Chamber of Commerce, the Florence County Progress and countless others are working hard to support minorities, families and small businesses...

Meet Kendrea Moore Health Column Writer For The Community Times

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Kendrea Moore is a registered nurse in Florence, SC. A recent (2019) Family Nurse Practitioner graduate from South University, she is the founder of...
Corona virus

COVID-19 Resource Guide for Eastern South Carolina

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Good Morning On behalf of The Community Times magazine and Larry D. Smith, Senior Publisher, please read the following updates from us with respect to...

White Supremacists Discussed Using Coronavirus as a Bioweapon

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Federal investigators appeared to be monitoring the white nationalists’ communications on Telegram, an encrypted messaging app. WASHINGTON — White supremacists discussed plans to weaponize coronavirus...

Florence City Council Candidate Calls for Immediate COVID-19 Response by City of Florence

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FLORENCE , S.C. - Florence City Council Candidate, Chaquez McCall seeks for immediate and aggressive response from the city in order to protect working...

South Carolina AME churches cancels in-person activities over Coronavirus concerns

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The Seventh Episcopal District of the AME Church has canceled in-person church actives effective immediately through March 31 to members at the forefront of our...
Dr. Chanita Hughes-Halbert

One of Dr. Hughes-Halbert’s goals is addressing health disparities that affect minorities

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Hughes-Halbert will bring to NAM the same priorities she brings to MUSC: a focus on minority health and health disparities issues, especially involving cancer...

DHEC Announces 13 Additional Cases of 2019 Novel Coronavirus in South Carolina

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COLUMBIA, S.C. — The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) is investigating 13 additional cases of the COVID-19 novel coronavirus. This brings...