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The history of presidential assassinations with Dr. Will Bolt

Just days after the attempt on Donald Trump's life, Ken Ard is joined by Dr. Will Bolt from Francis Marion University to discuss the history of presidential assassinations in the United States.

5 days ago

SC musician Jebb Mac breaks down his journey

The Jebb Mac Band is one of the most popular local bands in eastern South Carolina. They play all over the Pee Dee and Grand Strand. On this episode of "No Stop Lights with Ken Ard", Jebb talks about getting into the music business and songwriting. Ken gets

22 days ago

Story of the Avent family beverage business

Mark Avent tells the story of his family's beverage business in the Pee Dee of South Carolina.

a month ago

GUESTS: John Etheridge & Chris Scott | PLC Commercial Real Estate

We were joined this week on the No Stoplights Podcast by John Etheridge and Chris Scott from one of our great sponsors, PLC Commercial Real Estate. SHOW SPONSORS Micky Finn's One Stop Party Shop McCall Farms MPD Electric Cooperative McLeod Health Victor's Restaurant in Hotel Florence

a month ago

The history and future of Florence

George Jebaily, local attorney and member of Florence City Council joins "No Stop Lights with Ken Ard". In this episode, George talks about his family moving to Florence, his passion for downtown development, and why he decided to get into politics. He also tells a detailed story on

a month ago

How Rick Havekost grew Micky Finn's

How has Rick Havekost expanded Micky Finn's to multiple locations and turned it into one of the biggest and best party shops in the state of South Carolina?

2 months ago

PLC Commercial's Ken Jackson and Rhett Spencer

We were joined on the latest episode by Ken Jackson and Rhett Spencer, who talked with Ken about commercial real estate.

2 months ago

Life of a mayor: conversation with Stephen Wukela

A mayor in the state of South Carolina won his race by just one vote.

2 months ago

GUEST: South Carolina head football coach Shane Beamer

South Carolina head football coach Shane Beamer joined Ken Ard to discuss the ever-changing landscape of college sports and NIL.

2 months ago

From the Blog

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Here's how we right the course

In a weird sort of way, when King George refused to consider the Olive Branch Petition, our founders became criminals. So America, in essence, is the byproduct of a bunch of convicted felons refusing to kiss the ass of royalty. We’re all descendants of brave men and women who

a month ago

The forgotten day during Easter season

Good Friday is the day of the crucifixion of Christ. Easter Sunday is the celebration of his resurrection. What about Saturday?

2 months ago