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Due to rising concerns of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, we would like to remind our customers that we are here to help as always, but would prefer to limit our contact to phone calls and emails. Please contact us by phone or email at any of our locations, during our usual business hours. We would also prefer to not take cash, as this may increase the possibility of the spread of the virus. We are all doing our part to help slow the spread of COVID-19, and appreciate your understanding and continued trust in our Agency.

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Eastern South Carolina Insurance Company

Offering easy and affordable home insurance plans in North and South Carolina. Call 843-665-7992 today!

Insurance Company serving North and South Carolina

Service that Matters

Hodge Ethridge Insurance and Financial Service has an impressive history of making a difference for communities in South Carolina. Iris Hodge founded our insurance company with a mission to empower individuals and organizations through wise insurance choices. In 2009, Melissa Ethridge acquired the agency and this mission has lived on to this very day. Our service has continued to grow since 2012 when Melissa Ethridge acquired the Burgess Agency in Kingstree; an agency that has been in business for more than 70 years.

Insurance Company serving North and South Carolina

At present, we have four locations serving the Pee Dee Region with eleven dedicated employees displaying a high acumen for all aspects of insurance. We are always ready and inspired to assist you.


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Insurance Company, Florence SC

Flexible Coverages Just for You!

At Hodge Ethridge Insurance and Financial Service, our staff takes time to understand your insurance needs. We explain plans and coverages in a way that makes sense to every client so you pursue wise, informed insurance choices. Protect yourself, your loved ones, and everything you value in life with Hodge Ethridge’s affordable and flexible insurance products.

You deserve the best, individualized insurance policies. Referrals are the greatest compliment that we receive—which is why we strive to provide excellent client experience in all of our interactions!

Insurance Company, Florence SC

Professionals You Can Count On

Melissa Ethridge is a certified insurance agent in South Carolina with Series 6 and 63 licenses, a policy and claims license, and an MBA from USC Columbia. She is professionally licensed in property, casualty, and health. Our insurance company is involved in Civic, Religious and Community activities, with memberships ranging from Rotary, Kiwanis, and the Chamber to several churches.


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Honest, Friendly Agents

Our goal as a team is to help you make the best choices possible when protecting your loved ones and most valuable assets. With this, we offer honest quotes and dedicated service. Talk to your friendly agents at Hodge Ethridge Insurance and Financial Service today! Call 843-665-7992.

Hodge Ethridge Insurance and Financial Service serves all of North and South Carolina.

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