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Briggs-Macchio  Sumter Item

LAKE CITY - Jessica Hope Briggs of Sumter and Anthony Michael Macchio of Florence were united in marriage at 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018, at The Bean ...



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 ...



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

FLORENCE, S.C. (WPDE) — The Florence group, Students First, said it is critical to the city's future that voters approve a $198 million reference for Florence One ...



Surprise Squad gives $1,000 to Florence high school student for college  AZFamily

A Florence grandmother contacted Arizona's Family Surprise Squad for help paying off graduation costs for the grandson she has raised from birth.



Rankin County schools get major upgrades  WLBT

Million will finance Rankin county schools upgrades.



'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 ...



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.



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 ...



Morton hires new head coach  Scott County Times

The Morton High School Panthers start 2019 with a new head football coach. MHS has finalized the hiring of Sean Gerald to take the reins of the football ...



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.



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

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



Former substitute teacher accused of having sexual contact with Florence student  WRBL

A former substitute teacher accused of having sexual contact with a Florence High School student has been indicted on a felony charge, authorities said.



The W women's soccer coach Massey dies  The Commercial Dispatch

Mississippi University for Women Director of Athletics Jason Trufant confirmed Sunday afternoon that The W women's soccer coach Gray Massey has died.



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.



Sheriff's Office: 1 killed, 6 wounded deputies were investigating sex assault  FOX 10 News Phoenix

FLORENCE, SC (FOX 46 WJZY/AP) - Authorities have named the suspect they believe shot seven police officers, killing one as they tried to serve a search ...



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 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.



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 ...



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.



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.



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 ...



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 ...



New principal for Smithville High School named  Austin American-Statesman

Paul Smith, Smithville High School's assistant principal, has been named the school's principal effective June 4."I am excited to have Mr. Smith as our high ...



Electric Zen plans free farewell concert in Wilson Park  Times Daily

FLORENCE — Electric Zen members knew the day would come when some of its members would leave the band, but they still feel like their upcoming farewell ...



The W's Massey was more than just another coach  The Commercial Dispatch

Mississippi University for Women women’s soccer coach Gray Massey watches his team in a match early in the 2018 season at the Downtown Columbus ...



Countdown on for MUW women's soccer season  The Commercial Dispatch

Gray Massey has the ability to multi-task. It's a good thing, too, because Massey wouldn't recommend taking on as much as he has in the last eight months.



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 ...



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.



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 ...



MUW hires women's soccer coach  WTVA

The Mississippi University for Women has announced the hiring of the first women's soccer coach.



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:



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 ...



One year later, still no principal at South Florence High  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. — An entire school year has passed since South Florence High School has had a permanent leader at the helm, and families and community ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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.



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 ...



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 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 ...



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.



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 ...



Bordentown municipal clerk who used racial slurs resigns  The Trentonian

BORDENTOWN — A municipal clerk who had been sidelined for months after a bombshell Trentonian story revealed she confessed to the FBI to calling a real ...



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



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 ...



Rankin JROTC helps students find success  Jackson Clarion Ledger

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



The life of Cartier Diarra: How a New York native found his way to the other Manhattan  Manhattan Mercury

When the shrill sound of the first buzzer pierces Bramlage Coliseum Friday night, signaling the entry of subs into the game, in will come a Kansas State player ...



Watkins: Paralympian finds love, now seeks gold in Rio  Jackson Clarion Ledger

Florence's Joey Brinson will compete in his second Paralympics in fencing; Gracelyn Thrailkill, mom cheering him on.



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

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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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Rankin officials sworn in  Jackson Clarion Ledger

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



Running backs have chance to shine for EMCC  The Commercial Dispatch

Jacquez Horsley, above, and Isaiah Wright hope to form a tandem that fuels the East Mississippi Community College football team’s offense this season.



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 ...



Lifeguarding is serious business | Local News  Times Daily

It's appears to be the perfect summer job – sitting outside in the sun working on a tan, overlooking a pool, or walking along the side of the pool –



Thornton, Ramage - Daily Leader  Dailyleader

Emily Lynn Thornton and Adam Craig Ramage announce their engagement and approaching marriage. The bride-elect is the daughter of Bobby and Dixie ...



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, ...



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 ...



Downtown hosts First Friday | Local News  Times Daily

Downtown Florence came alive Friday night during the June First Friday event. There was music, food, art and games on Court Street, and plenty of people to ...



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 ...



Excitement surrounds Co-Lin baseball - Daily Leader  Dailyleader

WESSON – Copiah-Lincoln Community College head coach Clay Smith hopes to build on the 15-27 record from the 2015 season with consistency off the ...



Transgender boy invades girls' bathroom  WND.com

Girls at a Colorado high school are being forced to allow an older boy to use their bathrooms as the result of a policy of transgender accommodation, and the ...



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” ...



Sunday Interview with Brian Anderson: 'I'm a growth guy. I'm a problem solver.'  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

Greater Columbus Chamber of Commerce President and Chief Executive Officer Brian Anderson talks about accountability.



Staff, Columnists and Contributing Writers  EdSurge

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



Pro-transgender bathroom policy is no joke to distraught parents  BizPac Review

There have been a few twists in the story about girls in an unsupportive Colorado high school being forced to share a bathroom with a transgender boy, ...



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