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Students charged, expelled after threats at Florence Co. schools  WBTW - Myrtle Beach and Florence SC

FLORENCE COUNTY, SC (WBTW) – Several students have been charged and expelled after threats at schools in Florence County. On Monday, Florence ...

Residents want to help create the destiny of former Florence High School building  Canon City Daily Record

Florence Jr/Sr High School Open House. Beginning this fall, grades seven through 12 will be housed at the current Florence High School campus, located at ...

Unbridled Holdings purchases Florence’s Fremont Middle School for $515,000  Canon City Daily Record

Unbridled Holdings VIII, LLC has purchased the Fremont Middle School building. In a press release Wednesday evening, the Florence-Penrose School District ...

100-year-old Florence school to sell for $515,000  Pueblo Chieftain

FLORENCE — The 100-year-old Fremont Middle School building is ringing the bell on a new chapter after the Fremont Re-2 School Board last week agreed to ...

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

The Fremont RE-2 School District is considering a school consolidation plan that would close Florence Middle School and send some of the students to the high ...

Florence High School Valedictorian Christian Robertson attributes autism to making him ‘naturally academic, productive’  Canon City Daily Record

COAL CREEK – Florence High School Valedictorian Christian Robertson says being named valedictorian doesn't prove one's intelligence, but ...

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 ...

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.

Community helps bring new high school football field to Florence  KPAX-TV

FLORENCE – High school football teams have already strapped on the pads and have been hitting the practice field as football season starts in just over a ...

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.

Local high school football teams battle heat, each other at Florence 7 on 7 tournament  Times Daily

FLORENCE — At the end of a long but productive day, Sheffield football coach David Hufstedler and his assistants kept coaching hard as the Bulldogs battled ...

Former West Florence High School teacher, basketball coach files lawsuit alleging he was pressured to quit  WBTW - Myrtle Beach and Florence SC

FLORENCE, SC (WBTW) – A lawsuit has surfaced accusing Florence One Schools of defamation, fraud and misrepresentation, among other allegations.

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 ...

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 ...

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 High student tops Billboard pop chart | Education  Times Daily

FLORENCE — Florence High School senior Ethan Sak is now a member of an exclusive club — those breaking into Billboard's Top 40.

Florence graduation returns to Braly Stadium | Education  Times Daily

FLORENCE — Florence High School's 319 graduates who participated in Friday's commencement had a goal in mind of graduating in Braly Stadium.

Another W. Florence HS coach sues school

Another former West Florence High School coach has sued the school district and interim principal. Trey Woodberry filed suit this week in Florence County.

South Florence High School experiencing water problems due to construction

South Florence High School is experiencing very low water pressure due to construction in the area, according to officials with Florence One Schools.

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.

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.

3 Florence 1 schools canceled today due to water problems, district says water to be restored today  WBTW - Myrtle Beach and Florence SC

FLORENCE, SC (WBTW) - Due to water problems, there will be no school today at South Florence High, Southside Middle and the Florence Career Center.

Unbridled making its mark on Fremont County with several projects in the works  Canon City Daily Record

Since purchasing the historic Hotel St. Cloud in July, Unbridled has held true to its plans of acquiring other key buildings near the hotel to be able ...

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

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

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, ...

Educator certificate for former West Florence High principal suspended by state board  WBTW - Myrtle Beach and Florence SC

According to documents released by the South Carolina Board of Education, the educator certificate for Pamela D Quick, former Principal of West Florence High, ...

Learning, not winning, the primary goal for 7 on 7 football scrimmages  Times Daily

This time last year, Mars Hill football coach Darrell Higgins felt secure in the starter for each position on offense and defense.

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 ...

Literary magazine features work of student poets, artists at South Florence High  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. – South Florence High School art and creative writing students released the 2019 edition of “Ursa Minor,” the school's art and literary ...

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.

Parents raise concerns over shortage of mental health school counselors in Florence  WBTW - Myrtle Beach and Florence SC

Florence One Schools currently has 18 mental health counselors for all 22 schools in the district and parents are concerned this is not enough.

4th of July fireworks shows, celebrations in Colorado Colorado Springs and Pueblo News

Independence Day is nearly here and communities across Colorado are getting ready for their annual 4th of July celebrations, with barbecues, parades, ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

West Florence HS evacuated after small fire in boys' bathroom

Students at West Florence High School have been evacuated from the building after a fire in the boys' bathroom, according to Florence 1 Schools ...

Florence, Penrose schools superintendent retiring  Pueblo Chieftain

FLORENCE -- A superintendent who navigated through a drastic budget cut, the cracking of a newly constructed school and conversion to a four-day school ...

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 ...

Florence-Carlton to remain closed Friday to clean smoke damage  Ravalli Republic

The Florence-Carlton School District will remain closed a second day Friday following an early morning fire Thursday in the boy's locker room.

West Florence High dismisses students at noon cites “security issue”  WBTW - Myrtle Beach and Florence SC

Students at West Florence High School were dismissed at noon Friday after the district was notified of a threat made on SnapChat.

Florence hires Sylacauga's Will Copeland to coach girls basketball  Times Daily

Will Copeland is the newest head coach of the Florence High girls basketball program, athletic director Byron Graham told the TimesDaily on Tuesday night.

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 ...

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,” ...

Scary wreck causes teen to miss senior year  WBTW - Myrtle Beach and Florence SC

A Florence teen graduated from West Florence High School Thursday night after attending only three days due to a scary wreck. The wreck occurred on National ...

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.

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.

Scouting state golf: 17 area teams to take part at state tournaments, as long as weather allows  Colorado Springs Gazette

Area golfers are set to tee off in what are supposed to be two-day state tournaments in Timnath, Windsor and Eagle on Monday, but the weather could be an ...

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

Jenna and Jordyn Springer, left and right, and Evan Beaster, center, received Florence High School's premier student-athlete awards Wednesday.

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 ...

Florence Education Foundation awards over $35K to schools  Times Daily

FLORENCE — Officials with the Florence Education Foundation delivered a gift to the district's schools Wednesday that could keep on giving for years to come.

Florence School District 1 addresses carbon monoxide testing at West Florence High School  WBTW - Myrtle Beach and Florence SC

The Florence School District One Interim Superintendent addressed the carbon monoxide tests done at West Florence High School last week.

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 ...

Florence High alumna takes off today in 43rd Air Race Classic  Times Daily

After World War II, the racing was renewed under a new name: the All Women's Transcontinental Air Race, also known as the Powder Puff Derby. The AWTAR ...

Longtime West Florence High School principal resigns

Pam Quick has resigned as principal of West Florence High School only a few days after being placed on administrative leave with pay, according to Pamela ...

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.

W.C. Handy Music Fest draws to a close with annual Street Strut  Times Daily

FLORENCE — Even after 37 years of coordinating the annual Street Strut during the W.C. Handy Music Festival, Gwen Woods remains full of enthusiasm for the ...

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 ...

Florence seniors selected to play in state star game | News, Sports, Jobs  Iron Mountain Daily News

FLORENCE, Wis. — Florence High School's Eric DeCremer and Joseph Walstrom have been named to the 2019 Wisconsin Football Coaches Association ...

Stadium Project - Braly Municipal Stadium (Florence, Alabama)  High School Football America

Photos of Braly Municipal Stadium in Florence, Alabama are featured in High School Football America's Stadum Project.

‘We were just having a good day’: Friends remember teen who drowned in Florence lake  WLBT

FLORENCE, MS (WLBT) - A regular gathering of teenage friends in Florence over the weekend turned to tragedy, ending in the death of one in the close-knit ...

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 ...

West Florence High School gets new principal and athletic director  WBTW - Myrtle Beach and Florence SC

FLORENCE, SC (WBTW) – Florence School District 1's school board announced a new principal and athletic director for West Florence High School on ...

Cañon City's Music and Blossom Festival celebrates 81st year  Colorado Springs Gazette

For 81 years, Cañon City has celebrated young musicians at its Music and Blossom Festival. The National Band Championship portion of the event is the largest ...

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.

New Neighbors honors past presidents  Canon City Daily Record

New Neighbors honors past presidents. The New Neighbors of Fremont County has been in existence for 59 years. This year, the current president, Dee Davis, ...

Lauderdale County grand jury issues indictments in Wilson High students' deaths  WAAY

The indictments against Kate Boggus were handed down by the Lauderdale County grand jury.

Airbnb owners, city officials seek common ground | Local News  Times Daily

FLORENCE — Building Department officials have determined 27 Airbnb or other transient short-term rental owners are in violation of the city's zoning ...

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.

Convicted Drug Lord 'El Chapo' Guzman likely off to 'Alcatraz of the Rockies'  KRDO

After 11 weeks of trial, Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman was found guilty of ten counts Tuesday, including engagement in a criminal enterprise, money laundering, ...

Deshler, East Limestone and Florence wrestle at Florence High  Times Daily

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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 ...

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 ...

City removes chalk Pride symbol from street | Local News  Times Daily

FLORENCE — A Pride design that had been drawn in chalk at the Mobile-Court streets intersection was removed Thursday by the city of Florence, but officials ...

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 ...

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.

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.

Accused bakery burglar taken into custody in Florence  WBTW - Myrtle Beach and Florence SC

FLORENCE, SC (WBTW) - A man facing shoplifting and burglary charges at several locations in the Florence area has been taken into custody.

Forest Hills principal to transfer to new Handy School program  Times Daily

FLORENCE — The Florence school board this week approved the transfer of Forest Hills Principal Michael South to the new W.C. Handy School program, ...

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.

Clay Dyer's message: 'If I can, you can' | High School  Times Daily

Clay Dyer kept hearing that he couldn't succeed, would never succeed.

Full slate of events scheduled for Renaissance City Pride  Times Daily

FLORENCE — If you're not sure what Renaissance City Pride is all about, Mathew Pareda is extending an invitation to anyone who wants to learn more about ...

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.

Florence interim superintendent responds to concerns at West Florence High School

Florence School District One Interim Superintendent Dr. Dan Strickland has responded to concerns from parents, students and the community about what's ...

Netflix film shot in Florence ‘Our Souls at Night’ gets release date  Canon City Daily Record

A year ago, Netflix announced they would film in Florence for the movie, “Our Souls at Night,” which stars Robert Redford and Jane Fonda. Now the film is set for ...

Girls Prep Roundup: Mars Hill soccer dominates Athens Bible  Times Daily

Mars Hill girls soccer routed Athens Bible 8-0 Tuesday with six different players scoring a goal.

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 ...

West Florence High School athletic director stepping down

Trey Woodberry said he's stepping down as the athletic director at West Florence High School, but will remain as the school's head football coach.Woodberry ...

Here's the schedule for Movies in Park | News  Times Daily

FLORENCE — The lineup for Movies in Park this year includes five dates.

Council allows Pride chalk rainbows at crosswalks | Local News  Times Daily

FLORENCE — The City Council cleared the way Tuesday for the Paint for Pride group to chalk rainbows at the two Mobile Street crosswalks at the Court Street ...

Carbon Monoxide detectors installed at West Florence High School  WBTW - Myrtle Beach and Florence SC

Florence School District One installed carbon monoxide detectors in West Florence High School on Friday.

Life well lived: Mabel Patterson shares heartache, happiness in her 100 years of life  Kearney Hub

KEARNEY — Mabel Patterson has accumulated delicious memories in her first 100 years.

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.

District: No carbon monoxide found at West Florence High School

Florence School District One tested for carbon monoxide exposure in a classroom at West Florence High School Friday, after some parents expressed their ...

FMU hosting high school math tournament

Francis Marion University hosted more than 400 students Tuesday for the 42nd Annual Pee Dee Regional High School Mathematics Tournament presented by ...

Garbage collections, closings announced for holiday | News  Times Daily

Courthouses in Colbert, Franklin and Lauderdale counties will be closed Thursday and Friday in observance of Independence Day, which will also impact some ...

UNA could have stadium report by mid-May  Times Daily

FLORENCE — A work group looking at the possibility of a University of North Alabama football stadium could send a report to the university administration by ...

Lauderdale school meetings about planning, not consolidation | News  Times Daily

Lauderdale residents may attend a community meeting tonight and will have another opportunity next week to add their input in shaping the schools system's ...

Developers see potential for former Alsco site | Local News  Times Daily

FLORENCE — Demolition is nearly completed on the former Alsco building on Florence Boulevard as developers envision the highly traveled road luring a ...

Short-term rental owners have their say | Local News  Times Daily

FLORENCE — Short term rental owners had their say Thursday night with city officials about a proposed solution to issues raised recently about zoning ...

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