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West Florence's Estridge inks with Spartanburg Methodist College  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. – West Florence High School's Breezy Estridge is taking her soccer talents to the next level.



Florence City Track & Field Championships | Gallery  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. -- The track and field teams from West Florence, Wilson and South Florence competed in the City Championships on Monday at WFHS.



South Florence's Griffin wins all three races at City Championships  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. – Michael Griffin has come a long way in short time.



West Florence's Snyder to continue softball career at Winthrop  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. – West Florence High School's Alexis Snyder is finished making waves on the softball diamond just yet.



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 ...



The book of Grace: Cancer experience leads West Florence grad to write 'The Missing Piece' for children  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. – Grace Dubose is hoping to make a difference in other's lives through a book about her own experience with cancer.



West Florence girls, South Florence boys win overall titles at City Championships meet  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. – The 400-meter hurdles weren't something West Florence High School junior Lauren Gordon initially took to her freshman year at Keenan ...



Floyd's gem, miscues help West Florence baseball pick up big 4-1 region win  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. – The West Florence High School offense has been opportunistic of late when it comes to taking advantage of opponents' mistakes.



Darrin Yarborough to run for Florence County sheriff  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. – Darrin Yarborough, a major with the Darlington County Sheriff's Office , will announce his candidacy this morning to run for Florence County ...



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 ...



Inaugural Pee Dee Senior All-Star Game tips off Friday at Wilson  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. – It started out as a question, and then became an idea.



Yarborough fired from Darlington Sheriff's Office after announcing candidacy in Florence  SCNow

FLORENCE – Democrat Darrin Yarborough announced his candidacy for Florence County sheriff on Thursday as expected, then he was fired from his job at the ...



West Florence HS dismissing early following social media threat  wpde.com

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 ...



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, ...



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.



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.



'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."



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 students get inside look of Fort Jackson Army post  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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Three Florence high schools could be upgraded if voters pass the plan  wpde.com

Voters will have a say on the future of three Florence School District 1 high schools in an upcoming referendum.Under the proposal, West Florence High School, ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



West Florence High School marks 'Hannah Skipper Fun Day'  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. – With music, speeches, activities, softball games and more, West Florence High School celebrated the legacy Saturday of a student-athlete ...



Dubious Math In Florence Schools Referendum  FITSNews

Taxpayers in Florence County, South Carolina are not happy after local education officials appear to have misstated the impact of a proposed school ...



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'.



Some say separate athletic facilities for Florence high schools are long overdue  wpde.com

Some people said that athletic facilities for each of the three high schools in Florence are long overdue. They're hoping residents will approve of a $198 million ...



Trio leads West Florence girls past Conway 47-41  SCNow

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



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 ...



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 ...



McDougal named principal at J. Paul Truluck School in Lake City  SCNow

LAKE CITY, S.C. – Francis “Mac” McDougal will be the principal of J. Paul Truluck Creative Arts and Science Magnet School for the 2019-20 school year.



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 ...



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 ...



GALLERY: South Florence vs. West Florence Baseball | Gallery  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. -- South Florence High School scored three runs in the top of the 12th inning to earn a 3-0 victory over rival West Florence High School on ...



$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 ...



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.



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 ...



West Florence students get inside look at Army post  SCNow

FORT JACKSON, S.C. – West Florence Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps students took part in the Fort Jackson Come Meet Your Army tour on Jan ...



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.



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 ...



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.



Brigman, West Florence boys come through in clutch with 62-55 win over Dutch Fork  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. – It was free throw shooting that ended up hurting the West Florence High School's boys' basketball team against Conway in a game that ...



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 boys rally past Wilson in Pepsi Carolina Classic  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. – In a game of highs and lows, peaks and valleys, West Florence found itself at the top, looking down upon Wilson for the second consecutive ...



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.



Jenerette wants balanced attack by West Florence against Camden  SCNow

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



Camden hands West Florence first loss of season  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. – It was Ailym Ford or bust. Friday's game against Camden hung in the balance, and West Florence faced fourth and 1 from its 29, trailing ...



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.



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 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 ...



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 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 ...



New South Florence High School principal hopes to prepare students for life  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. — Kimberly Mack, the new principal of South Florence High School, says she tried another line of work, but it just didn't match the satisfaction ...



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 ...



Student asks people to ‘vote yes’ for Florence One referendum  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. – West Florence High School senior Ryann Elder said Monday evening that the future of Florence One Schools and the welfare of the students ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Florence One Schools to host Vocal Star contest Tuesday  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. — The Florence One Schools will host its Vocal Star competition on Tuesday at the Southeastern Institute of Manufacturing Technology (SIMT) ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



Florence residents to vote on a $196 million school referendum  WBTW - Myrtle Beach and Florence SC

School board members with Florence One Schools approved a $198 million referendum to be placed on the ballot on February 26.



New varsity player's clutch plays seal West Florence boys' win over Carolina Forest  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. – Welcome to varsity, Travis Cooper.



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.



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.



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 ...



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 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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Big innings help West Florence baseball top Wilson 11-1  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. – Sometimes things simply fall your way. Or in the case of the West Florence High School baseball team on Wednesday, hits.



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.



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 ...



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.



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 ...



Absentee voting continues for Florence One referendum  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. – Absentee balloting is open for the Florence One Schools referendum.



Parents of West Florence High students taking kids to hospital for carbon monoxide testing  wpde.com

We've learned more parents of students at West Florence High School are taking their children to the hospital to be tested for carbon monoxide exposure, saying ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



Florence One Schools to present choral concert Nov. 19  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. -- Florence One Schools will present the All-City Choral Concert Nov. 19 at 7 p.m. at Wilson High School. The All-City Chorus is the school ...



'Rally for the Referendum' meetings announced by Students First  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. – Five “Rally for the Referendum” informational meetings have been scheduled for later this month in the Florence One Schools district area.



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.



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 ...



'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 ...



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