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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, ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

Florence group says it's critical that school district's $198M referendum pass

The Florence group, Students First, said it is critical to the city's future that voters approve a $198 million reference for Florence One Schools. Students First ...

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, ...

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 ...

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.

Social media threat at W. Florence HS; parents upset

Some parents of students at West Florence High School are pretty upset over a picture circulating on Facebook threatening violence Monday at West Florence ...

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.

Home built by Florence High School students could serve as housing for teachers  Canon City Daily Record

When officials in the Florence-Penrose School District were thinking of ways to help recruit new teachers, one solution stood out: help them find housing.

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.

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 ...

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.

West Florence HS dismissing early following social media threat

Extra deputies are at West Florence High School Friday morning following a threat against the school on social media. Some parents alerted ABC 15 News to ...

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.

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.

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 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.

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.

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 ...

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

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

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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

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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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

3 Shoals area high schools named among the best in Alabama  WAAY

That's according to a data company called Niche, which ranked the 30 best high schools in Alabama.

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, ...

Class 7A playoffs: Florence sweeps Huntsville in 7A playoff debut  Times Daily

HUNTSVILLE — Florence sophomore Zeke Bishop had the understatement of the day Friday night when he said “Big plays were made.”

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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.

Sixth-graders form 'Kindness Krew' at Florence school  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. – This week, Briggs Elementary School students participated in The Great Kindness Challenge, one week focused on creating a culture of ...

District releases details on why former West Florence High football coach was put on leave

West Florence High School's former football coach Trey Woodberry was placed on leave last week because of concerns with the hiring practices for coaches at ...

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 ...

Florence record falls | News, Sports, Jobs  Iron Mountain Daily News

Burt Angeli/The Daily News Photo Freshman Audrey Selden broke a 33-year-old Florence High School record Thursday in the WIAA Division 3 sectional track ...

Deputies investigating threat at South Florence High, officers expected on campus Friday

Florence, S.C. (WPDE) — Deputies are investigating a threat that was made toward South Florence High School, according to Chief Deputy Glen Kirby with the ...

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 High mourns teens killed | News, Sports, Jobs  Iron Mountain Daily News

FLORENCE, Wis. — Two Florence High School students killed in a crash Friday morning were being remembered as quickly getting involved despite being with ...

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.

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 ...

Some Florence students win fight to get more graduation tickets

Florence, S.C. (WPDE) — Several Wilson High School students who spoke out against having only 10 tickets issued for high school graduation ceremonies this ...

New principal, athletic director, football coach named at West Florence High School

Florence School District One Board of Trustees approved the hiring of an administrator and two staff members at West Florence High School, including Matthew ...

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 Co. Emergency Management provides update on possible Black Creek, Lynches River flooding  WBTW - Myrtle Beach and Florence SC

Florence County Emergency Management officials provided an update on Tuesday morning on the possible flooding of Black Creek and Lynches River.

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 ...

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

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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.

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, ...

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

GIRLS' SOCCER. Coronado 1, Mesa Ridge 0, OT. Garry Berry: After 80 minutes of scoreless play, Hannah Burgess set up fellow senior Isabella Janney for the ...

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

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

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 ...

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.

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.

Lessons from the Phantom | Education  Times Daily

FLORENCE — Students in the Drama and Fine Arts program at Florence High School on Wednesday learned from one of the best actors on Broadway.

2019 Tennessee Valley National Signing Day Coverage  WAAY

National Signing Day 2019 is Wednesday, February 6.

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 ...

West Florence football's success is the top local sports story  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. – It's a story that could have gone the other way – in a bad way.

West Florence High School principal signed a fill-in-the-blank resignation letter  WBTW - Myrtle Beach and Florence SC

In a resignation letter with blank spaces for information like the person's name and the date, West Florence High School principal Pam Quick said she was ...

Florence One adds security at West Florence High  WBTW - Myrtle Beach and Florence SC

Florence School District One students at West Florence High School can expect to go through metal detectors when they enter school.

LGBTQ students speak out about bullying, mental health in wake of Huntsville student's suicide  WAAY

Students find their voices to speak out in wake of tragedy.

Chicken bog plate fundraiser to be held for Florence Co. deputy injured in October shooting  WBTW - Myrtle Beach and Florence SC

A chicken bog plate fundraiser will be held for a Florence County deputy injured in the October Vintage Place shooting.

Renovation opens Florence High dome for volleyball, wrestling competitions  Times Daily

Byron Graham played basketball for Russellville High School and competed against Bradshaw in that school's on-campus dome.

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.

Linemen contest draws crowd  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. — Hundreds of people turned out Saturday for the S.C. Lineman's Rodeo at the Pee Dee Touchstone Energy Commerce City Park in Florence ...

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 ...

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 ...

Holy Cross beats Florence to tighten up the Freedom Division  Burlington County Times

FLORENCE — They didn't just put themselves back in the division race. The Holy Cross boys soccer team put almost everyone back in it. The Lancers' 3-1 win ...

Valedictorians challenge Florence Christian grads  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. – The 2019 senior class of Florence Christian School featured co-valedictorians Natalie Dehlinger and Janalyn Berry.

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The 2019 Best Public High Schools ranking is based on rigorous analysis of key statistics and millions of reviews from students and parents using data from the ...

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

Hurricane Florence was downgraded to Category 2 late Wednesday night but remained a clear danger to the East Coast with "life-threatening" storm surge and ...

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.

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, ...

Teachers, staff at Florence High School RE-2 dance into school year  KRDO

Teachers and staff at Florence RE-2 are kicking off the school year with a special song and dance. They did a parody to the Justin Timberlake song "Can't Stop ...

FSD1 School Board hires three new principals, student support services director

At a special called meeting on Wednesday, the Florence One Board of Trustees hired three new principals and a director of student support services.Kimberly ...

24 AL schools recognized at luncheon in Prattville  WSFA

PRATTVILLE, AL (WSFA) - Twenty-four schools across Alabama were honored by the Council for Leaders in Alabama Schools at an awards luncheon in ...

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 ...

Lauderdale FFA Day Draws students to the farm  Times Daily

KILLEN — About 90 students from Lauderdale County and Florence schools put their agri-science skills and knowledge to the test Tuesday during FFA Day at ...

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 ...

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