Florence County sheriff hosts benefit ride

Florence County Sheriff Kenney Boone hosted an event that drew about 1,000 bikers to the streets of Florence Saturday.

The ride began at D oug's Harley Ddavidson and ended at Creek Ratz.

P roceeds from the ride will help fund the sheriff's youth programs, the Wounded Warrior Project and the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources Youth Hunts.

S heriff Boone says the ride is a way to pay tribute to first responders, the day before the 9/11 10th anniversary.