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Photos From West Florence Boys Basketball vs. Dutch Fork  SCNow

FLORENCE -- West Florence High School came through in the clutch on Wednesday to earn a 62-55 victory over Dutch Fork at The Castle in the first round of ...



Partnership tracks social media for Florence One Schools  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. – Florence One Schools has partnered with the Social Media Listening Center at the Southeastern Institute of Manufacturing Technology ...



West Florence High School students get inside look of Fort Jackson  DVIDS

FORT JACKSON, S.C.—Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps student from West Florence High School in Florence, S.C., took part in Fort Jackson ...



SPC credit union opens new facility in Florence  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. — SPC Credit Union of Hartsville held a ribbon cutting at its new facility in Florence at 1312 Celebration Blvd. on Thursday.



Trio leads West Florence girls past Conway 47-41 | Sports  SCNow

FLORENCE – Friday's home contest against Conway featured another slow start from the West Florence High School girls basketball team.



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

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 ...



'Pretty comical': Principal says he knows it's for a good cause  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. – The School Foundation's Dancing For Our Future Stars kicked off on Jan. 10 with a pairing party to announce dance couples, and practices ...



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.



Ex-West standout Florio joins RedWolves  SCNow

FLORENCE -- The Florence RedWolves and first-year head coach Ryan Vruggink announce the addition of Mount St. Mary's Ryan Florio, Tommy Savastio and ...



West Florence High dismisses students at noon citing "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.



Student charged after fire at West Florence High School  WBTW - Myrtle Beach and Florence SC

FLORENCE, SC (WBTW) - A West Florence High School student has been charged after a fire broke out in a restroom at the school Thursday morning.



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, ...



Arthur Morehead  SCNow

CHARLOTTE, NC -- Arthur Eugene Morehead IV, born August 18, 1971, transitioned in peace from this life to the next, on February 8, 2019, surrounded in love ...



Faith, hope and charity: The hard facts about Florence schools  SCNow

To say that I know and love our Florence schools is putting it mildly.



'Stop the Bullying' forum held at West Florence High School  WBTW - Myrtle Beach and Florence SC

"No one sends their child to school to be murdered," said parent of two students, Twana Durant. "No one sends their children to school to murder anyone too."



West Florence High School bathroom catches fire  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. -- West Florence High School students were evacuated Thursday morning after one of the school's bathrooms caught fire.



Matt Dowdell starting first full year as West Florence High principal  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. − As West Florence High School's Matt Dowdell starts his second year in Florence School District 1, he starts his first full year as principal, and ...



Social media threat at W. Florence HS; parents upset  wpde.com

FLORENCE, S.C. (WPDE) — Some parents of students at West Florence High School are pretty upset over a picture circulating on Facebook threatening ...



West Florence High School baseball player gives back to community through scholarship  WBTW - Myrtle Beach and Florence SC

A West Florence High School baseball player started a scholarship foundation back in September, called 'K24'.



Camden at West Florence Homecoming | Gallery  SCNow

West Florence's football team hosted Camden on Friday, Sept. 28, 2018, at Memorial Stadium for the Knights' homecoming game.



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 ...



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 ...



West Florence High School graduates 437 students | Gallery  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. – More than 1,000 students heard their names called Saturday in front of classmates, family and friends as they graduated from Florence ...



West Florence High School names new coaches  wpde.com

The Florence One Board of Trustees approved the appointment of two new coaches at West Florence High School at a called meeting Wednesday night.



A shining example: West Florence High School valedictorian has a record of accomplishments  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. – As she took to the stage in front of family, friends and 436 of her graduating peers, West Florence High School valedictorian Caroline ...



FCSO: Investigation into harassment allegations at West Florence High School is over  wpde.com

An investigation into harassment allegations at West Florence High School is over, according to Major Michael Nunn with the Florence County Sheriff's Office.



West Florence RB Ford signs with UT Chattanooga  SCNow

FLORENCE – Ailym Ford recently finished a season in which he rushed for nearly 2500 yards and scored 33 touchdowns, so it's hard to imagine that only two ...



South Florence at West Florence volleyball | Gallery  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. – Just as South Florence started to pull away in Tuesday's fourth set, West Florence got back in contention. The Knights did it with some key ...



West Florence High School Students want more security  wpde.com

Officers found a loaded magazine inside a student's backpack Wednesday at West Florence High School.High school freshman Ja'Mia Wingate and her senior ...



District 'will continue to closely monitor' matters at West Florence High  WBTW - Myrtle Beach and Florence SC

Despite numerous requests for information related to several resignations, terminations and leave of absences, Florence School District One has not directly ...



Florence County Sheriff's Office confirms investigation at West Florence High School  WBTW - Myrtle Beach and Florence SC

The Florence County Sheriff's Office confirms it is involved in an investigation at West Florence High School.



West Florence volleyball beats South Florence in four sets  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. – Just as South Florence started to pull away in Tuesday's fourth set, West Florence got back in contention. The Knights did it with some key ...



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

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 ...



Shrine Bowl pick culmination of West Florence kicker Michael Hayes' perseverance  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. -- As fate would have it, West Florence kicker Michael Hayes watched the Shrine Bowl selection show with his family.



Turkey Shootout starts Monday  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. – This year's Turkey Shootout once again brings plenty of intrigue, as it will be played this year not only at West Florence High School but also ...



West Florence Band Practice | News  SCNow

FLORENCE. The West Florence High School marching band is preparing new pieces for the 2018 high school football season, such as a piece from the "Star ...



Daryl Jarvis hired as West Florence boys' basketball coach  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. -- Daryl Jarvis is the new West Florence High School boys' basketball coach.



West Florence High School has new security features  wpde.com

West Florence High School has new security measures in place at the school, according to district administrators.The school now has frosted windows in the ...



Longtime West Florence High School principal resigns  wpde.com

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 ...



First Charleston-area female police chief has trailblazing legacy  Charleston Post Courier

Goose Creek's first new police chief in three decades has broken barriers throughout her career. Her new post is no different.



West Florence at Wilson | Gallery  SCNow

Wilson played West Florence on Friday, Sept. 21, 2018, at Memorial Stadium in Florence, S.C..



Mold, disrepair found at West Florence High School  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. – The Florence School District One student facilities committee toured West Florence High School on Thursday, and students from the school ...



West Florence High School head football coach resigns  wpde.com

West Florence High School's Trey Woodberry has resigned from his football coaching responsibilities and is continuing as a teacher in Florence School District ...



Information released on West Florence High School's principal, softball coach resignations  wpde.com

ABC 15 News has learned more information about the resignations of West Florence High School principal Pam Quick and softball coach Kevin Jones.Interim ...



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.



West Florence High lockdown lifted  WBTW - Myrtle Beach and Florence SC

West Florence High School was on lockdown Wednesday afternoon after a loaded magazine clip was discovered in a student's bookbag.



$198M plan proposed for four new schools, remodeling others in Florence One  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. – Florence One Schools Superintendent Richard O'Malley is proposing a plan for spending nearly $198 million for four new schools and ...



Florence interim superintendent responds to concerns at West Florence High School  wpde.com

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



Pepsi Carolina Classic to include Wilson, West Florence, South Florence for first time since 2014  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. -– The Pepsi Carolina Classic has its biggest hometown feel in years.



Inmersión en Español: West Florence Spanish Club donates teaching tools to Delmae  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. – The West Florence High School Spanish Club visited Delmae Heights Elementary School on Monday to donate Spanish teaching tools to ...



West Florence football prepares for South Florence | Gallery  SCNow

Action from West Florence High School's football practice Tuesday afternoon. The Knights are preparing to play their cross-town rival South Florence Friday ...



Jenerette wants balanced attack by West Florence against Camden  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. – The West Florence hallways are buzzing with excitement.



Three West Florence football players arrested on assault, robbery charges  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. – Three West Florence High School football players have been arrested on robbery and assault charges.



Two West Florence high students arrested on weapons charges  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. -- Two West Florence High School students were arrested Friday on weapons related charges involving, in one case a loaded gun and in ...



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.



West Florence High School's longtime principal on paid leave  wpde.com

West Florence High School Principal Pam Quick has been placed on administrative leave with pay, according to Pamela Little-McDaniel with Florence School ...



PREP ROUNDUP: South Florence boys sink North Charleston  SCNow

MYRTLE BEACH — Justice Jackson scored 36 points Monday night to lead South Florence to a 92-79 victory over North Charleston at the Carolina Forest ...



West Florence High School boys' basketball coach resigns  wpde.com

Pete Ellis has resigned as the boys' basketball coach at West Florence High School, according to West Florence High School Acting Principal Dr. Kelvin Wymbs.



Interviews underway for West Florence High School football coach, athletic director  wpde.com

Interviews will take place this week for about eight people who have applied for a position as the West Florence High School head football coach, according to ...



What In The Hell, West Florence?  FITSNews

There are new developments to report related to the ongoing saga at West Florence High School … First, and most importantly, the Florence County sheriff's ...



Administration changes at West Florence High School  wpde.com

The Florence One Director of Secondary Education Dr. Kelvin Wymbs has been assigned to be primarily responsible for the operations at West Florence High ...



Registration set for Florence One Schools | Local News  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. – Registration for the 2018-19 school year for students in Florence One Schools will take place Aug. 6-10 for high school students and Aug.



District: No carbon monoxide found at West Florence High School  wpde.com

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



West Florence volleyball coach says she was fired  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. – Three coaches have resigned within a month at West Florence High School, and another, volleyball coach Hillary Pratt, says she has been ...



Parents want answers from Florence School District 1 after West Florence resignations  WBTW - Myrtle Beach and Florence SC

News13 has continued to ask Florence School District One officials for more information on the resignations, administrative leave, and firing of five West ...



More than 1,000 Florence School District One grads get their diplomas  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. – More than 1000 students heard their names called Saturday in front of classmates, family and friends as they graduated from Florence ...



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.



Florence District One releases West Florence High School carbon monoxide testing report  wpde.com

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 1 Schools considering referendum to build more schools  wpde.com

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 ...



West Florence High: Another Coach Is Gone  FITSNews

Another day, another athletics coach is out of a job at West Florence High School … According to a detail-challenged article from sports reporter Scott Chancey ...



West Florence School Saga Escalates  FITSNews

Two weeks ago we reported on the resignation of a high school principal and the suspension of a softball coach in the Pee Dee region of the Palmetto State.



Court is in session: Pepsi Carolina Classic is back in a new way  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. – Some of the most talented collegiate basketball players make their start at high schools in the Pee Dee region of South Carolina.



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 ...



Regional math tourney draws students from 18 high schools to Florence  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. – Francis Marion University was the site of a high school competition on Tuesday. However, this competition featured calculators and ...



West Florence SC Principal Resigns Amid Investigation  FITSNews

A pair of officials at a government-run school in the Pee Dee region of South Carolina are the focus of an ongoing investigation by district officials and local law ...



New direction for Florence One Schools highlights year in education  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. – This fall, the Florence One Schools district has seen many changes. From a new superintendent to a new name and branding, the district ...



Florence One Schools to spend $3 million for arts education  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. – Florence One Schools Superintendent Richard O'Malley announced plans Thursday for spending $3 million in art programs.



South Florence vs West Florence Track Meet | News  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. -- West Florence High School's boys and girls track teams each won Saturday in competition against South Florence High School in a meet ...



Johnson ready to take over as West Florence athletic director  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. – On Friday afternoon, Greg Johnson pushed his daughter on a swing, and she wanted to go higher.



Seniors of FSD1 graduate high school  WBTW - Myrtle Beach and Florence SC

The next chapter of life has officially begun for seniors of Florence School District One as hundreds of new graduates received their diplomas on Saturday.



Volunteer arrested at West Florence HS after deputies find two knives, airsoft gun in backpack  WMBF

A 20-year-old volunteer was arrested at West Florence High School after deputies found two knives and an airsoft pistol in his backpack Tuesday. Evan David ...



Ellis resigns as West Florence boys' basketball coach  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. -- Pete Ellis has confirmed to the Morning News he has resigned as West Florence High School's boys' basketball coach after holding that ...



Darlington boys fall short in Turkey Shootout final  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. – Time and time again, the Darlington boys had traditionally relied on transition and the 3-pointer to make or break games.



Parents, students upset over FSD1 graduation tickets, start petition  wpde.com

Parents, students and community members gathered at the Florence Center Sunday afternoon to talk about changes to Florence School District One's high ...



West Florence High School recognized for STEM program  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. – West Florence High School has been accepted as an associate member of the National Consortium of Secondary STEM Schools.



Pratt no longer West Florence's volleyball coach | Sports  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. -- Hilary Pratt confirmed to the Morning News on Tuesday night she is no longer the volleyball coach at West Florence High School.



West Florence sweeps South Florence in Pee Dee Classic  SCNow

FLORENCE – The West Florence girls won 12 events and beat South 83-43.



West Florence senior ranked second in state in 100 backstroke  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. – Caroline Howard has something to prove, and the state has taken notice.



West Florence vs. South Florence Boys' Basketball | Gallery  SCNow

West Florence High School hosted the boys' varsity basketball game against South Florence on Friday, Feb. 2, 2018. The West Florence Knights won, 72-70.



Crestwood QB not starting in West Florence opener after arrest  Sumter Item

Crestwood High School starting quarterback Anthony Bradley is expected to be suited up in the Knights' season opener today against West Florence despite ...



West Florence High School 2017 Graduation | Gallery  SCNow

West Florence High School graduated 379 students at the commencement exercise held at the Florence Civic Center on Saturday, June 3, 2017.



Pairings set for dance competition in Florence  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. – The pairings are set for the 2019 Dancing for Our Future Stars contest.



Former West Florence star Gerald signs with Arkansas  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. — Surrounded by his friends and family, former West Florence Knight defensive end Dorian Gerald finally revealed his choice of college ...



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, ...



Florence group asks how Florence One spent $1M of 'Innovative Funds'  WBTW - Myrtle Beach and Florence SC

More questions for Florence School District One leaders. Tuesday, parents asked for answers regarding a trend of resignations at West Florence High school.



Florence One Schools rally focuses on branding, vision  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. − During the 2018 convocation Monday morning at the Florence Center, Florence One Schools faculty and staff joined an opening celebration ...



Grand Strand athletes face off in college football national championship  WBTW - Myrtle Beach and Florence SC

The Grand Strand, like most of South Carolina, closely watched Monday night's college football national championship between Clemson University and the ...



ACT scores down in Pee Dee, state  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. – ACT scores in some Pee Dee schools dropped during the 2016-17 school year, ranking behind the state's average composite score of 18.3.



Kevin Jones resigns as West Florence softball coach  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. -- With the official start of the SCHSL softball season less than a week away, Kevin Jones told the Morning News Wednesday night that he has ...



West Florence's Spence brothers reflect on time together at Clemson  SCNow

FLORENCE – Very few people will remember the play, and it's easy to understand why.



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