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Florence annual Junktique kicks off Friday  Canon City Daily Record

Florence — Finding bargains while browsing through an open air market is fun. Starting Friday and continuing Saturday, more than 30 vendors will be set up for ...

Florence taps top seniors for Class of 2019 | News, Sports, Jobs  Iron Mountain Daily News

FLORENCE, Wis. — Florence County High School has chosen it top five seniors in the Class of 2019. They are: Sierra Thomas, 18, is the daughter of Julie.

Class 7A soccer: Falcons eager to extend season, play for title  Times Daily

As the clock ran out in the quarterfinal game against Bob Jones last week, fans swarmed the field to embrace the players and celebrate a come-from-behind ...

Senior games keep people busy at Florence center  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. — Florence County seniors gathered around the Leatherman Senior Center Thursday to take part in the local senior games throughout the ...

BBQ News Roundup: Pulled Pork’s Rise in Texas, Dickey’s Does Dubai, and Franklin’s Breakfast Tacos  Texas Monthly

Plus, Texas Tech is to competitive meat judging what Alabama is to college football.

Taste of the Symphony is set for Thursday  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. – The Florence Symphony Guild's 19th annual Taste of the Symphony will take place from 7 to 10 p.m. Thursday at Roseneath Farm at 1102 ...

Florence-Penrose School District: Meeting ADA standards reason behind move to close middle school  Canon City Daily Record

FLORENCE — In a move to comply with Americans with Disabilities Act standards, the Florence-Penrose School District is pursuing a plan that would shut down ...

Springer twins, Beaster take top Bobcats' honors | News, Sports, Jobs  Iron Mountain Daily News

FLORENCE, Wis. — Florence High School's formula for selecting the premier student-athletes came up with senior Evan Beaster for the boys and a tie for the g.

School district consolidation would close Florence Middle School, create 7-12 campus  KOAA 5

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Tiger Trot benefits cystic fibrosis victims  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. – Nearly 100 runners laced up their shoes for the fourth annual Tiger Trot 5K Saturday morning.

1 in custody following alleged threat for Florence High School  KKTV 11 News

All schools in Fremont RE-2 and RE-1 school districts were on lockout Wednesday. The districts are located in the Florence area.

Pee Dee Auto Sales celebrating 30th anniversary all year with donations  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. – Pee Dee Auto Sales is 30 this year and has decided against a big celebration with cake and balloons.

State education board suspends former West Florence High principal’s teaching certification  WMBF

New documents explain what happened to two faculty members from West Florence High School after they were placed on administrative leave within a month ...

Florence residents to vote on $198 million school upgrade plan  WMBF

Florence One school board members approved a $198 million district wide upgrade referendum at Thursday night's meeting to be placed on the ballot in ...

Florence school district consider raising tuition for out-of-district students  WMBF

Florence One school district leaders are considering a proposal to raise tuition for out-of-district students.

Florence 1 Schools considering referendum to build more schools

Florence 1 Schools Board of Trustees are considering a referendum for $198 million to build four new schools and renovate three high schools. The board will ...

Student arrested for having gun on campus at Florence High School  ABC15 Arizona

A student has been arrested for having a semi-automatic gun in his backpack while at Florence High School Wednesday.

Bordentown-Florence wrestling co-op leads to success  Community News Service

The Bordentown and Florence high school wrestling teams joined forces three years ago and the results continue to be impressive.

Florence High tabbed a 'School of Distinction' | Education  Times Daily

FLORENCE — The Council for Leaders in Alabama Schools has selected Florence High School as one of three 'Schools of Distinction" in District 7.

West Florence High dismissing students early, citing ‘security issue’  WMBF

West Florence High School is dismissing students early on Friday.

Florence High School honors 74 seniors at graduation ceremony  Canon City Daily Record

FLORENCE — In a night filled with reflections on memories and thoughts about the future, Florence High School's class of 2017 officially graduated Friday in a ...

Fremont Civic Theatre brings back ‘Annie,’ debuts this Friday  Canon City Daily Record

The Fremont Civic Theatre will present “Annie,” the classic Broadway musical about a young orphaned girl and her experiences. The Fremont Civic Theatre is ...

Accused shooter charged in connection to deadly South Carolina officer-involved shooting

FLORENCE, S. C. (WPDE) - On Friday, Oct. 5, Frederick Hopkins, 74, was charged with one count of murder and six counts of attempted murder, according to ...

FAFA to host 6th annual fashion show April 27  Times Daily

FLORENCE — The Florence Academy of Fine Arts Fashion Program of Florence High School has selected a theme for this year's show that's out of this world.

Florence Pioneer Days celebration features three days of events  Canon City Daily Record

Florence Pioneer Days celebration features three days of events. Florence Pioneer Days kicks off with the crowning of the Pioneer Days Royalty at 7 p.m. Friday ...

Shoals high school athletes enjoy signing day | High School  Times Daily

FLORENCE – It's a big week for Florence senior Cadarrius Thompson.

PREP ROUNDUP: South boys win region meet; West girls finish co-region champs  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. — Micheal Griffin won the 800m, 1600m and 3200m to lead the South Florence High School boys track team to the Region 6-5A title on ...

HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL: Accustomed to challenges, Florence plays without fear  Times Daily

Florence High senior William Conrad acknowledges he used to be pretty nervous entering a game from the bullpen.

Florence to host 91st annual Pioneer Days  Canon City Daily Record

Florence to host 91st annual Pioneer Days. Florence's Pioneer Day Board announces its 91st annual Florence Pioneer Days, themed “Our Pioneer Stories.

Substitute teacher turns herself into police, accused of having sexual encounter with a student  WAAY

A grand jury returned an indictment for alleged sexual contact involving a student and substitute teacher.

Inmate dies at United States Penitentiary in Florence  Canon City Daily Record

An inmate housed at the United States Penitentiary in Florence died Sunday after an altercation with another offender. The Federal Bureau of Investigation was ...

Florence school board honors teachers of the year  Times Daily

FLORENCE— The city's school board Tuesday night honored the district's elementary and secondary teachers of the year.

Florence introduces Rod Davis as new head football coach  WLBT

Florence High School introduced its new head football coach Tuesday. Rod Davis joins the FHS staff after spending 4 years at Northwest Rankin as their ...

Fremont Civic Theater presents "Annie" for three weekends.  Pueblo Chieftain

FLORENCE — When that beloved little orphan, “Annie” returns to the stage Friday for the first time in nine years, two of the play's actors had not even been born ...

NW REGIONAL: Vestavia Hills outplays Florence boys | High School  Times Daily

HANCEVILLE — There was sad but accurate bluntness from coach Anthony Reid as he assessed the key stretch in Florence's season-ending loss to Vestavia ...

West, Wilson boys open at home; Darlington gets bye  SCNow

FLORENCE – There's no use crying over spilt milk, West Florence High School boys basketball coach Daryl Jarvis said.

‘El Chapo’ likely headed to escape-proof Supermax prison in Florence  Canon City Daily Record

NEW YORK — He's not bustin' outta this one. When convicted cocaine kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman is sentenced June 25 for a litany of crimes that will ...

Florence High School French Club fares well at Scholars Bowl  Times Daily

FLORENCE —Though it was their first time to ever participate in the French Club Convention, the Florence High School French Club had a successful showing ...

Florence Post Office mural to be featured stamp  Canon City Daily Record

Colorado has several beautiful murals in Post Offices throughout the state, but the “Antelope” (1939) housed in the Florence Post Office will be one of five ...

Florence plays Northridge High School at their soccer challenge tournament  Times Daily

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Referendum to be held on financing building program for Florence One Schools  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. – The Florence One Schools Board of Trustees voted unanimously Thursday to hold a referendum on whether to issue $198 million in bonds ...

Light at the end of the tunnel for Florence High School, stadium repairs  Canon City Daily Record

Florence — After a number of public and school board meetings, construction and architectural evaluations, lawyer consults and a years-long lawsuit, ...

Fremont County Engineering Scholarship annual banquet set for Feb. 21  Canon City Daily Record

In celebration of National Engineers Week, the Fremont County Engineering Scholarship Foundation will host its 24th annual banquet this month.

Effort to increase college courses in Colorado high schools moves ahead

A measure aimed at increasing the number of Colorado students taking college courses while in high school received a unanimous Senate committee ...

Shot fired near Florence High School leads to manhunt  WLBT

Shots fired lead to manhunt near Florence schools. Schools were put in lockdown for several hours.

Prep soccer: Falcons finish second in Florence Soccer Challenge  Times Daily

FLORENCE — Things weren't perfect for the Florence boys soccer team at its annual Florence Soccer Challenge over the weekend.

Florence lines up number of Fourth of July events  Canon City Daily Record

The City of Florence has lined up a number of Fourth of July events this year for residents to celebrate Independence Day. Events kick off at 3 p.m. Friday at ...

Florence coach remains positive this basketball season | The Register News

A positive attitude has outshined the defeats this winter for the Florence Township High School boys' basketball team. Florence's neighbor and rival, Bordentown ...

New service learning launches recycling program at Florence High School  Times Daily

FLORENCE — Florence High School is the owner of more than 100 recycle bins that were deliver… Loading... Loading... Facebook · Twitter · SMS · Email; Print ...

Some say separate athletic facilities for Florence high schools are long overdue

Some people said that athletic facilities for each of the three high schools in Florence are long overdue. They're hoping residents will approve of a $198 million ...

Fremont County Easter services  Canon City Daily Record

Easter Services. — The Royal Gorge Bridge & Park will hold its annual Easter Sunrise *Service* on the south rim of the gorge from 6:30-7:30 a.m. April 21, with ...

Florence One Schools' music education program again gets national recognition  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. – For the sixth consecutive year, the Florence One Schools district has been honored with the Best Communities for Music Education ...

Dozens run to raise money for Florence High School Cross Country

What better way to raise money for cross country than with a 5k race.The three high schools in Forence had their Chick Fil A back to school 5k Saturday.

For parents, it’s a different choice of schools, but for Fremont County school districts, it’s a loss of millions  Canon City Daily Record

Every day since Cheryl Easter's daughter started kindergarten, she has driven her from Florence to Cañon City for school. “We can make it in about 20 minutes,” ...

Launch program preparing students with career experiences | Education  Times Daily

FLORENCE — The Florence City Schools Launch Career Development program has, to put it simply, really launched.

Shedding a light on suicide  Pueblo Chieftain

CANON CITY - A mother who lost her son to suicide is leading an effort to prevent other families from enduring her pain and opening up discussions about ...

Klos honored for Native American Documentary | Education  Times Daily

FLORENCE — There's a topic that for years has burned in the heart of Florence High School senior Barksdale Klos: social injustices facing Native Americans.

Fremont Economic Development Corp. asks residents to opt out of SB-152  Canon City Daily Record

As voters are filling out their ballots, Fremont Economic Development Corp. is asking residents to vote to opt out of SB 152 so local governments can compete for ...

Colorado State Patrol investigating fatal accident involving Cañon City woman  Canon City Daily Record

The Colorado State Patrol is investigating a single-vehicle crash with a secondary collision that resulted in one fatality.

While blizzard conditions likely for northern Colorado, Fremont County expected to get 1-3 inches of snow  Canon City Daily Record

Free E-Edition. Because of the blizzard conditions expected to hit most of the Front Range, delivery of the Daily Record newspaper may be delayed. The Daily ...

Florence principal sets the record straight about perceived threat  Pueblo Chieftain

FLORENCE -- Rampant speculation and inaccurate television reports prompted the Florence High School principal to come forward Thursday and explain what ...

PREP WRESTLING: Wrestler of the Year and All-Area Wrestling Team  Times Daily

Carson Casteel has wrestled since early in elementary school, but he said he truly embraced the sport as part of Florence High's first varsity team when he was ...

Florence's powerful ground game carries Flashes past Burlington City

Florence Township Memorial High School's reputable ground game turned up its engines when Burlington City High School paid a visit for a football showdown ...

Thursday severe weather closings, cancellations, early dismissals  WAAY

Gusty winds and the potential for thunderstorms are major parts of today's weather forecast. With that in mind, some schools are making changes to their ...

Prep wrestling roundup: Local grapplers advance to quarterfinals as Colorado state tournament begins  Colorado Springs Gazette

DENVER — Several wrestlers from the Pikes Peak region advanced to the quarterfinals after the first day of the state tournament at the Pepsi Center on ...

Cañon City woman shares her battle with drug addiction during community forum  Canon City Daily Record

Resources. Colorado Crisis Services 844-493-8255, Gateway to Success – behavioral health outpatient clinic. 719-275-0700 ...

Signing roundup: Florence's Bennett Brake will run for Troy  Times Daily

Bennett Brake had an up-and-down senior season for the Florence cross country team, feeling “unstoppable” after a 16:09 5K at Scottsboro but then running into ...

Florence District One releases West Florence High School carbon monoxide testing report

Florence School District One (FSD1) has given us a written copy of results from a test conducted last week on a possible carbon monoxide leak in a biology ...

Saturday's Prep roundup: Isabella Janney wins it for Coronado girls' soccer in overtime  Colorado Springs Gazette

A roundup of high schools sports news and results for teams in the Pikes Peak region.

Boys Wrestling: Beetdiggers compete at 2019 Mel Smith Husky Invitational  Fort Morgan Times

The Brush varsity wrestling team competed in the 2019 Mel Smith Husky Invitational wrestling tournament this past weekend at Florence High School.

Florence High School's "Big Blue" band to replace several instruments  Times Daily

FLORENCE — The Florence High School "Big Blue" marching band will soon be the recipient of 34 new instruments.

Gazette Preps 2018-19 Wrestling All-Stars  Colorado Springs Gazette

High school wrestling all-stars for the 2018-19 season.

Teacher sues Florence district for alleged promotion of religion  Chalkbeat Colorado

A teacher Tuesday filed suit against the Florence school district, claiming unconstitutional promotion of religion at the district's high school.

New security system in Florence City Schools does instant background check  WAAY

If you go to any school in Florence be prepared to bring a state issued ID.

Meetings, events lined up this week in Fremont County  Canon City Daily Record

Saturday. 7 a.m. The Royal Gorge Amateur Radio Club meets at Mr. Ed's restaurant for a Dutch treat breakfast. For more information, call Chuck Ward at ...

Parents of West Florence High students taking kids to hospital for carbon monoxide testing

We've learned more parents of students at West Florence High School are taking their children to the hospital to be tested for carbon monoxide exposure, saying ...

Prep Roundup: Florence wrestling records two wins | Sports  Times Daily

FLORENCE — The Florence wrestling team earned a pair of wins Thursday night as the Falcons hosted matches against East Limestone and Deshler.

Fellows in Education gives local leaders a close look at school operations  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. – Through a three-way partnership among Florence One Schools, The School Foundation and the Greater Florence Chamber of Commerce, ...

TimesDaily Boys Classic: Lexington rolls past Colbert Heights  Times Daily

FLORENCE — Lexington took advantage of its size inside to build a big early lead and the Golden Bears went on to beat Colbert Heights 72-51 in the first round.

TimesDaily Boys Classic: Brooks, Lauderdale County, Florence all win  Times Daily

FLORENCE — Even as his team was pulling away with a win, Brooks boys basketball coach Brian Wright longed for one of his players to stand firm and draw a.

Lauderdale County Sports Hall of Fame bios  Times Daily

On Saturday the Lauderdale County Sports Hall of Fame will hold its annual dinner and induction ceremony at 6:30 p.m. at the Florence Conference Center.

Hurricane Florence remains 'life-threatening storm' despite weakening Wednesday night  USA TODAY

Hurricane Florence is now expected to slow down and turn south after reaching the East Coast, which could have dire consequences for South Carolina.

Cañon City Chamber of Commerce forum: Officials not in favor of Red Flag Bill  Canon City Daily Record

Funding for full-day kindergarten, repealing Colorado's death penalty, the Red Flag bill and sex education curriculum in public schools were among the many ...

Florence Huskies ready to reopen football stadium  Canon City Daily Record

Florence — It's been a long two years, but residents are ready for some football at Florence High School. “The first home game at Husky Stadium after two years ...

More than 1 million to flee as Hurricane Florence rips toward East Coast  USA TODAY

Mandatory evacuations were underway Monday in the Carolinas and more are scheduled for Tuesday as Hurricane Florence strengthened to a Category 4 ...

Florence aftermath: 35 dead; flooding leaves North Carolina residents seeking food, water  USA TODAY

Prosperous, vibrant Wilmington opened distribution centers for food, water and tarps Tuesday as officials in the North Carolina city struggled to feed a population ...

Firehouse Subs changes locations in Florence  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. – Firehouse Subs has opened at a new location in Pamplico Crossing across from MUSC- Health Florence Medical Center at 1925 Mountain ...

Quarantine lifted at the Cañon City Rodeo Grounds  Canon City Daily Record

A quarantine at the Cañon City Rodeo Grounds has been lifted after a horse was found infected with the equine infectious anemia virus in late 2018.

West Florence principal was told she lacked leadership, judgment  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. – Pam Quick, the former principal of West Florence High School, displayed a lack of leadership, said Dan Strickland, interim superintendent for ...

Music & Blossom Festival performances underway at Cañon City High School  Canon City Daily Record

Band performances for the 80th annual Music & Blossom Festival got underway Wednesday with several middle school bands performing at Cañon City High ...

Cañon City woman sentenced to six years for fatal accident involving young mother  Canon City Daily Record

Mother's mission to raise awareness. Pamela Hamby, who lost her daughter, Brieonna Samora, in a fatal vehicle crash in April, is part of a Mothers Against ...

Tropical storm Florence: Downgraded yet dangerous, here's what comes next  USA TODAY

WASHINGTON, N.C. — Tropical storm Florence, which came ashore as a hurricane, has already proven to be not just powerful and destructive but wildly ...

Student arrested after loaded gun found in car at West Florence High  WMBF

A student was arrested after a loaded gun was found in a vehicle at West Florence High School Friday morning, officials confirmed. Nicholas Eugene Flowers ...

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Teaching moments | High School  Times Daily

Matt Poarch gathered 26 non-linemen on the Wilson football team earlier this week and asked them to raise a hand if Thursday's 7-on-7 event at Florence High ...

Hurricane Florence path shift 'bizarre,' could bring 'catastrophic flooding' to Southeast  USA TODAY

The weird saga of Hurricane Florence, which has already carved an unprecedented path across the Atlantic, is forecast to persist with a strange stall and trek ...

Southern Hops to showcase its offerings at Florence Symphony Guild event  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. – The Florence Symphony Guild's 19th annual Taste of the Symphony will take place from 7 to 10 p.m. on April 25 at Roseneath Farm at 1102 ...

Former Cañon City police officer facing charges  Canon City Daily Record

A former Cañon City police officer is facing two charges of first-degree official misconduct, each a Class 2 misdemeanor. Kevin Easter, 48, allegedly engaged in ...

Citadel football signs 13 to boost recruiting haul to 27, most since 2012  Charleston Post Courier

Citadel football signed 13 players on Wedneday, boosting the Bulldogs' haul to 27 players for the 2019 recruiting class.

Here's how you can help after Florence  USA TODAY

After Florence's slow, perilous plod across the Carolinas – dumping torrents of rain that led to devastating floods – charities and aid groups are kicking into high ...

Florence rodeo a test of skill and mettle for linemen  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. — Pee Dee Electric Co-op will be the host sponsor of a statewide lineman's rodeo Saturday in the Pee Dee Touchstone Energy Commerce ...

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