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Florence schools lockdown lifted; police still searching for suspect.  WLBT

FLORENCE, MS (WLBT) - The lockdown has been lifted at four Florence schools as police search for a suspect who was believed to have fired a gun at a ...



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 ...



South Florence high school principal reassigned  wpde.com

The head principal at South Florence High School, Carol Hill, has been reassigned, according to Florence School District One (FSD1) Public Information Officer ...



Unsubstantiated threat prompts extra precautions at Florence High School  WAFF

A threatening message was found at Florence High School. Authorities do not believe it is serious but are taking extra precautions just in case.



'THE guy': How Mississippi State's Erroll Thompson became dominant on defense for the Dogs  Jackson Clarion Ledger

STARKVILLE – In the mid-2000s, young Erroll Thompson was just like most other youth football players. Thompson wanted touchdowns, celebrations and glory ...



PREP ROUNDUP: Darlington beats West Florence boys in Turkey Shootout  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. — Darlington's Ja'quan Scott made four 3-pointers to score a game-high 25 points Tuesday to lead Darlington to a 69-50 victory over West ...



Rankin County schools get major upgrades  WLBT

Million will finance Rankin county schools upgrades.



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.



Accused shooter charged in connection to deadly Florence officer-involved shooting  wpde.com

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 ...



Scoreboard: Week 2 Murfreesboro-area high school football  The Daily News Journal

Check out updated Middle Tennessee and statewide high school football scores.



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 ...



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.



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

Deputies are investigating a threat that was made toward South Florence High School, according to Chief Deputy Glen Kirby with the Florence County Sheriff's ...



Former substitute teacher accused of having sexual contact with Florence student  AL.com

Safford was a contract substitute teacher when she had off-campus sex with an 18-year-old student, said Florence police Capt. Brad Holmes in a news release.



Prep Notebook: Florence's Brake, Linder chosen for All-Star Games  Times Daily

A pair of Florence High School juniors will represent the North squads in Alabama's annual All-Star Games this summer in Montgomery.



Prep roundup: Florence soccer shuts out Myrtle Beach  Times Daily

The Florence boys soccer team picked up a 4-0 win over Myrtle Beach High School on Wednesday night, with three players combining to do the scoring.



Florence introduces Will Hester as head football coach  Times Daily

FLORENCE – The latest step in a time of transition for Florence High football stood before the school board Wednesday afternoon in a dark jacket, blue and ...



Finalists for Florence-Penrose School District meet with community in public forum  Canon City Daily Record

FLORENCE — The search is down to two finalists for the Florence-Penrose School District superintendent position, and on Friday those two finalists got a ...



Governor Phil Bryant proclaims October College Application Month  Southern Miss Now

Governor Phil Bryant recently proclaimed October College Application Month in Mississippi, recognizing that the college application process may be a barrier to ...



2019 Distinguished Young Women of Mississippi contenders arrive for week of events, appearances, competitions  Meridian Star

Meridian will experience a slight increase in residents on Sunday, July 8 with the arrival of the 2019 Distinguished Young Women of Mississippi contestants.



Florence High School launches student-run coffee shop  WLBT-TV

Florence High School Freshmen are putting the practical skills they've learned in Business Fundamentals class to work.



WJTV Goes to Boot Camp: Marine Corps Educator's Workshop  WJTV

Parris Island, South Carolina (WJTV) -- Parris Island in South Carolina is one of two places in the nation recruits go to become Marines. The Marine Corps offers ...



Florence teen returns to basketball after amputation  Jackson Clarion Ledger

Tavion Grau is back on the basketball court a year and a half after losing his leg in an ATV wreck.



Bulldog bio: Erroll Thompson  Starkville Daily News

There isn't a single senior linebacker on Mississippi State's football roster for the upcoming season. To say it's a relatively young group is an understatement.



Russellville baseball wants to show it's still the champ  Times Daily

Chris Heaps stood outside the visiting team's dugout at Florence High School on a dreary, chilly day in mid-March and explained one of his Russellville baseball ...



5 Things to Watch in 2018 High School Baseball season  Times Daily

Baseball season across the state is scheduled to begin today. Here are five things to watch among local teams:



Rod Sheppard named principal of Florence High School  Times Daily

FLORENCE -- The city's school board Tuesday night named Rod Sheppard principal of Florence High School.



Wilson Warriors: In time of transition, what does Wilson's future look like?  Times Daily

It would be easy to look at the Wilson Warriors on paper, considering all the graduations and the new starters and the coaching change for 2018, and assume ...



Eastern Carolina Community Foundation supports Pee Dee through scholarships  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. − Eastern Carolina Community Foundation (ECCF) is helping donors who believe in the importance and future of the next generation by ...



Former West Florence assistant principal cries foul | News  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. — Schools inevitably amass a lot of information about their students: name, contact information, medical information and all the tidbits that ...



Prep Notebook: Could some local high schools move to a new class?  Times Daily

We should know soon which local schools, if any, will move to a different AHSAA classification for competition for the 2018-19 and 2019-20 school years.



Academic Achievers | Life  Times Daily

Molly Ridgeway, of Florence, a senior at Maryville College, is among five college students in Tennessee to be named a recipient of the 2018 Harold Love ...



Right or wrong, Bailey White is making music her way  Times Daily

FLORENCE — Growing up in a family that was more attuned to football than music, Bailey White had to discover Muscle Shoals music on her own.



Red Wagon Boutique is rollin’ along  Jackson Clarion Ledger

Deanna Abernathy of Florence found her way into retail by selling women's apparel at festivals and at schools.



Hayden beats Wilson for TimesDaily softball championship | High School  Times Daily

Lindsey Smith and Gracie Benton each tripled once, reached base twice and scored twice out of the No. 2 and No. 3 spots in the lineup, and Hayden softball ...



Florence High School opens state-of-the-art recording studio  Times Daily

It's been a dream of Florence school system officials for nearly three years to open a state-of-the-art recording studio.



Major intersection in Florence set for improvements  wpde.com

The South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT), in partnership with Florence CTC, and the City of Florence, plan to improve the intersections of ...



Florence homecoming parade Thursday | Education  Times Daily

FLORENCE -- The Florence High School homecoming parade will roll at 7 p.m. Thursday in downtown Florence.



Florence's Lee wins Blitz 16 Player of the week  WAPT Jackson

Florence high school senior running back Titus Lee won the Blitz 16 BankPlus player of the week on Wednesday. Lee accounted for 137 rushing yards on just 8 ...



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

A Cañon City woman who caused a three-car crash that left a young mother dead and four others injured was sentenced to six years in the Colorado ...



Former Florence High nurse indicted | News  Times Daily

FLORENCE — The former Florence High School nurse who also was sponsor for a dance line and band auxiliary has been indicted for engaging in an ...



KAZ HAWKINS: Here for a reason | Entertainment  Times Daily

Kaz Hawkins walked into Jerry Foster's office at Florence High School as if she had been there hundreds of times, and the two embraced as if they were lifelong ...



Darrin Lett named principal of Florence Freshman Center  Times Daily

FLORENCE -- The city's school board on Wednesday named Darrin Lett principal of Florence Freshman Center, effective July 12.



High School Entrepreneurs Compete in State Event Hosted by USM  Southern Miss Now

The Southern Entrepreneurship Program (SEP) at The University of Southern Mississippi concluded its series of educational high school events and ...



Florence One students to be recognized by NAACP  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. – The top five African-American seniors at South Florence High School, West Florence High School and Wilson High School will be ...



Mother arrested at South Florence graduation settles lawsuit  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. – A civil lawsuit filed by a Florence woman who was arrested at her daughter's high school graduation in 2012 has been settled.



Florence's Lilly Holmes, Colbert County's Larynn Clopton, Loretto's Ryan Weathers sign with colleges  Times Daily

Florence senior tennis player Lilly Holmes is headed to UT Chattanooga and is already bound to graduate as one of northwest Alabama's most accomplished ...



Quitman girls capture first state title in program history  Meridian Star

JACKSON — When Quitman High School head coach Gina Skelton was hired four seasons ago, one of the first things she did upon arriving at the school was to ...



Freedom from Religion coalition warns Colorado school that evangelical program could have “legal ramifications”  The Denver Post

A religion watchdog group is warning the Julesburg School District that it risks facing "legal ramifications" if it goes ahead with plans to host a presentation by a ...



Marc Rowe Camp Player Interviews and Afternoon Session  Jackson Free Press

If you missed yesterday's post on http://www.marcrowe.com/">Marc Rowe's Adidas Crossroads of the South basketball camp, be sure to check it out ...



2 students selected to advisory council | Education  Times Daily

Erin Key, of Florence High School, and Saylor Collum, of Muscle Shoals High School, have been named to the 2017-18 State Superintendent Student Advisory ...



West Florence High School Student Council helps to Make-A-Wish  WMBF

The West Florence High School Student Council teamed up with the Make-A-Wish-Foundation to raise over $5700 on February 10th, with help from the local ...



West Lauderdale scores 2 in final 20 minutes to advance to state final  Meridian Star

A free kick by Northeast Jones High School was the Lady Tigers' last chance to get on the board.



Thompson garners collegiate attention | Sports  Times Daily

Florence's Erroll Thompson can't help but smile when recalling the letters and offers he's received from college football coaches.



The 1,000 Best Eighth-Grade Girls Coming Into 2018  MileSplit

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Substitute teacher charged with having sex with schoolboy  Metro

A substitute teacher has been charged with having sex with an 18 year-old student. Kayla D. Safford, 24, allegedly slept with the boy she met while working at ...



Cheerleading continues to grow, evolve in the Shoals  Times Daily

Rah, Rah, Rah! Ski-U-Mah! Hoo-Rah! Hoo-Rah! Varsity! Varsity! Minn-e-so-tah!” So goes the first organized cheer, according to varsity.com, used at a University ...



West Lauderdale baseball advances with 11-1, run-ruled victory vs. Florence  Meridian Star

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times. That's the best way to sum up the Game 3 matchup between Florence and West Lauderdale high schools in the ...



Rankin JROTC helps students find success  Jackson Clarion Ledger

The distinguished Rankin County School District JROTC program gives students life-long experience.



Miss Hosts State Competition for High School Entrepreneurs | Southern Miss Now  Southern Miss Now

The Southern Entrepreneurship Program (SEP) concluded its series of educational high school events and competitions on Tuesday, May 10, by hosting its 9th ...



Salvation Army kicks off red kettle holiday campaign  Times Daily

BREAKOUT BOX. ONLINE. View video and more photos at TimesDaily.com. xxxxx. FLORENCE — As of today, those Salvation Army red kettles that are ...



Lauderdale ballot features 7 races | Local Elections  Times Daily

FLORENCE – Lauderdale County voters will be casting ballots in seven county races on Nov. 8 -- two school board seats, superintendent of education, two ...



DuBose: 'Happy where I am' | Sports  Times Daily

Jamey DuBose still is the head football coach at Florence High School despite growing rumors that he is leaving.



Quitman alumna Shonte Hailes excelling at Southern Miss  Meridian Star

Although time has washed the exact memory from Southern Miss coach Joye Lee-McNelis' recollection, McNelis hasn't forgotten the moment she knew former ...



Welch, Morgan team up to lead West Point offense  The Commercial Dispatch

WEST POINT -- Casey Welch doesn't have a taste for Mexican food. But you never know who you're going to bump into at dinner when you have a hankering for ...



Setting up Stonewalls  Jackson Free Press

Since the musicians of rock-and-roll band Stonewalls first became friends while attending Florence High School, they have also worked together as band mates ...



Law and order 6-9-17 | Crime | timesdaily.com  Times Daily

ARRESTS. Franklin sheriff. • Bryan Strother, 30, 402 7th Ave. Southwest, Red Bay; unlawful possession of a controlled substance, and unlawful possession of ...



UPDATED: Complete list of athletes honored at Best of MS Preps  Jackson Clarion Ledger

On Thursday, May 28 - The Clarion-Ledger will honor more than 1,500 student athletes in 22 sports at the Best of MS Preps banquet. It's going to be a great night ...



This is music about life | Entertainment  Times Daily

The main room in Wendy Snitzer's Sheffield home is illuminated by computer screens and the soft glow of candlelight. The walls are adorned with graffiti art ...



Betty Joyce Collins  Themississippilink

“Who can find a virtuous woman? For her price is far above rubies.” Proverbs 31:10 On Wednesday, February 1, 2017, a loving and compassionate member of ...



DP Cooper Charter School's FBLA conference winners  Kingstree News

The Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) Middle Level District 3 Leadership Conference was held on Saturday, January 28, at West Florence High ...



Joey Brinson and Ryan Estep  Jackson Free Press

Starting August 29, another group of athletes will travel to London to compete without television coverage, hordes of journalists or nightly medal counts.



All-Metro girls basketball: Lady Panthers guard and coach capture top honors  Meridian Star

QUITMAN — As a Dandy Dozen selection, Quitman High School's Shonte Hailes served as a representation of sorts about the Lady Panthers' high expectations ...



Local man sets powerlifting record | Local News  Times Daily

Reclining on the weight bench one weekend inside one of the most famous landmarks in Las Vegas, Laurence Carmichael decided to take a gamble.



Running backs have chance to shine for EMCC  The Commercial Dispatch

All Jacquez Horsley wants is a chance. After suffering a series of injuries at Starkville High School, Horsley has waited patiently for that breakout season and, ...



Act One, Scene One  Jackson Free Press

This July is the fourth consecutive year for Black Rose to host "A Night of One Acts by Local Playwrights."



BETTY ANN DARBY | Obituaries  SCNow

Betty-Ann Darby FLORENCE - Betty-Ann Darby, a daughter of the late William Henry Darby, Jr. and Mary Mouzon Darby, was born August 27, 1925 in Florence, ...



Rankin officials sworn in  Jackson Clarion Ledger

Sixteen elected, re-elected and appointed Rankin County officials were sworn in Tuesday morning in Brandon.



Time Out for Theatre returns 'Charlotte's Web' to the stage  Times Daily

Time Out for Theatre, the children's theater arm of the Tennessee Valley Arts Association will present a production of the classic children's play “Charlotte's Web” ...



Voter’s Guide 2015  Jackson Clarion Ledger

GOVERNOR. Democrats. Robert Gray. Jackson. 46. Qualifications: Small business owner, knowing what needs to be done and how to do it. Priorities: Reduce ...



LI-born TV reporter, 22, dies in crash  Newsday

Whether it was welcoming a stepdad or moving to the Carolinas to be a television news reporter, Long Island native Jordan Schuman committed her heart and ...



Running blades put teen on fast track  Jackson Clarion Ledger

Amputee Blade Runners gave her two carbon fiber running blades on the condition she compete in two events for disabled athletes.



Industry locates in Russellville - Franklin County Times  Franklin County Times

MS Industries, a research and mining development company and a direct mining source for its customers, is the newest industry to call Russellville home.



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Find articles writen by EdSurge Staff, EdSurge Alumni, Columnists and one of the more than eight hundred Contributing Writers.



Murkowski reveals why bucked GOP in key Kavanaugh vote  sbDirtySouthSoccer

Support by Collins and Manchin gives Kavanaugh at least 51 votes in the 100-member Senate for an election-season victory against the backdrop conflict of the ...



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