Morgan Wallen, who has had the No. 1 album in the country for the past four weeks, was caught on camera last week saying a racial slur, but sales of his record increased after radio stations removed him from their playlists.
Florence Center General Manager, Paul Beard Jr., said they are doing everything possible to bring back some normalcy while also keeping everyone safe for there carnival. The Florence Center Carnival will begin on July 3rd and will last through July 12th.
The country music industry has long been hesitant to address its long and complicated history with race, but the death of George Floyd in police custody and the protests it sparked in the U.S. and around the world became a sound too loud for the genre to ignore.
Darius Rucker is one of six people being honored in March for outstanding achievement as an educator or a South Carolina Public School graduate, according to the South Carolina Foundation for Educational Leadership.