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okay so you guys seem to be enjoying my playlists (which can be found on my Spotify profile) and someone wanted a playlist to listen to when they’re out travelling (I assume driving or on a train/bus). hopefully you will all love this playlist and always want to play it when you’re going on holiday or out camping. as always you can follow this playlist by clicking here, and clicking the link will give you access to my other playlists.

  1. The Story You Should Tell - Nick Santino &The Northern Wind
  2. Apartment - Young The Giant
  3. Every Road - The Maine
  4. Darlington County - Bruce Springsteen
  5. Down By The Lake - McFly
  6. Undercover - Allstar Weekend
  7. Night Drives - Deaf Havana
  8. It’s Alright - Nick Santino & The Northern Wind
  9. Coming Home - Elliot Minor
  10. Finding Something To Do - Hellogoodbye
  11. Rules Of Attraction - Joe Brooks
  12. Like We Did (Windows Down) - The Maine
  13. Hot Air Balloon - Owl City*
  14. The Mountains Of Navaho - Scouting For Girls
  15. Drive By - Train
  16. Wild Heart - The Vamps
  17. Carribean War Syndrome - Twin Atlantic
  18. Drive - Kids In Glass Houses
  19. These Streets - Paolo Nutini
  20. Chocolate - The 1975
  21. All Summer Long - Kid Rock
  22. Go With The Flow - Queens Of The Stone Age
  23. Bruises - Train & Ashley Monroe
  24. Kiss You - One Direction
  25. Whoa Oh! (Me vs Everyone) - Forever The Sickest Kids
  26. We’ll Be Coming Back - Calvin Harris & Example
  27. The A Team (Acoustic) - Ed Sheeran
  28. Disconnected - 5 Seconds Of Summer*
  29. Run and Hide - This Century
  30. Go With The Flow - 1985

*these songs aren’t available on Spotify, so I’ve used alternatives, however, if you have the songs downloaded you can use them.

Two Firefighters Injured In Darlington County Apparatus MVA

Two Firefighters Injured In Darlington County Apparatus MVA

Darlington, SC – We have learned that two Darlington County Fire District firefighters were involved in a MVA while responding to a reported structure fire at approximately 1400 today. SCNOW reported that both firefighters were transported to a Pee Dee hospital where they are listed in stable condition and are expected to be kept overnight for observation. …

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Driving in to Darlington County
Me and Wayne on the Fourth of July
Driving in to Darlington County
Looking for some work on the county line
We drove down from New York City
Where the girls are pretty but they just want to know your name
Driving in to Darlington City
Got a union connection with an uncle of Wayne’s
We drove 800 miles without seeing a cop
We got rock and roll music blasting off the T-top, singing… 

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Theodosia Gordon Collection
This collection came to the Charleston Museum in 2007 and is comprised of books, photographs and memorabilia including postcards, certificates, and a family Bible. The owner of the items, Theodosia Elizabeth Cox Gordon Robinson, was born in 1874 to Thomas Campbell Cox and Elizabeth Singleton. Thomas was twice elected as Darlington County Sheriff and, per family lore, was a member of the Charleston “Mulatto Elite.” Theodosia’s mother died when she was young and she was adopted by her paternal aunt, Julia Cox Gordon. Raised in Charleston, she moved to Washington, D.C. in her early 20s. She married and raised her children there, working for, and eventually retiring from, the Bureau of Engraving and Printing. Theodosia died in 1947. The images here are just a small portion of the 123 photographs in the collection. While some are identified, many including these shown here, are unknown.

Click here and here to view 1920s textiles from the Cox-Gordon collection

EPHEMERA FRIDAY: Each Friday we post a selection or small collection from our Archives. Some items may be on exhibit, some may be too fragile to display and some may be too unusual to fit into our typical Lowcountry exhibit themes. We will occasionally ask for help identifying people or places in photographs that have come to us with little or no information. We hope you enjoy our selection each week – do let us know if there’s something in particular you’d like to see on EPHEMERA FRIDAY.

Moose, 3 year old Shepard/Lab Mix on his birthday, June 18th. Rescued from the Darlington County Humane Society in South Carolina while still in utero with 3 brothers and 6 sisters. Parvo survivor, tennis ball fanatic, and my best friend. 

BIG MAAAAAAN

I just love it every time Bruce sets up Clarence for a saxophone solo. In Ramrod, he yells yelling, “Big Man!!” In I’m Goin’ Down, he goes, “Rock it now!” And in Tenth Avenue Freeze-Out, well you know.

I think my favorite time is at the end of Darlington County when he says, “Big Man, play that saxophone!” during the fade-out.

Ahhhh Bruce. Ahhhh Clarence. Ahhhh feels!

Dog with duct tape around muzzle, eyes found by officers
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DARLINGTON, SC (WBTW) – The Darlington County Sheriff’s Office is asking the community for help after a dog was found with its head and mouth duct taped.

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Sheriff Wayne Byrd says deputies received an anonymous call about a dog walking around the 900 block of Rogers Road in Darlington on Monday. Deputies were able to catch the dog to remove the tape and took him to the Darlington County Animal…

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Even when he’s sick (headcold here), Bruce puts on a show


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