McLeod Mobile Mammography Unit Screens 15,000th Patient

For more than seven years, the McLeod Mobile Mammography Unit has made a significant impact on the lives of women across Northeastern South Carolina, detecting a total of 65 cases of breast cancer in more than eleven counties throughout the region.

On May 29, 2015, Christy Evans became the 15,000th patient to receive a mammogram on the McLeod Mobile Mammography Unit during a visit to Hope Health on Cheves Street.

"I was somewhat anxious to have my first mammogram, but my exper...

Camp Jessie's Kids Scheduled for Saturday, April 18

Camp Jessie's Kids, a day camp for children who have suffered the loss of someone they care deeply about (for example, a special family member, relative or friend) or for those who have someone in their family who is very sick at this time, will be held on Saturday, April 18, from 9 a.m. until 2:30 p.m.

The camp is open to children ages four through 16. Parents or guardians are asked to accompany children who are four to six years old. Camp Jessie's Kids is held to help children learn...

Dillon Community Rallies for Heart Patients

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in Dillon County, and for these patients, McLeod Cardiac Rehabilitation is a life-line which offers extensive education and a monitored exercise program to promote a full recovery. However, for many in this community who struggle financially every day, this life-line is out of reach.

In 2006, the physicians at Dillon Family Medicine established the Douglas Jenkins Scholarship Fund to help fund this vital program to assist those patients with...

Linda Russell, Family Lessons…Giving Back

Linda Russell was the child who wanted to save the world. Whether it was through Girl Scouts, her church youth group or simply bringing home stray puppies Linda has always looked for ways to give back. These lessons were learned while growing up in a family always involved in charitable projects or helping those less fortunate.

Linda and her late husband, Hank, moved to Florence in 1999. She was the first employee of WebsterRogers Financial Advisors and currently serves as the Directo...

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