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Kimberlyn Jackson no longer West Florence girls' basketball coach  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. -- Kimberlyn Jackson confirmed to the Morning News this morning she is no longer the girls' basketball coach at West Florence High School.



Former West Florence coach sues school district  wpde.com

Former West Florence High School basketball coach filed a lawsuit against Florence One Schools late last year on the grounds of defamation, tortious ...



Ex-coach sues Florence One district, individual, alleges defamation and more  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. – A former West Florence High School coach has filed a suit against Florence One Schools and an individual.



Pest control specialist joins Florence chamber  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. – Great Quality Pest Solutions of Effingham joined ambassadors of the Greater Florence Chamber of Commerce on Monday to celebrate its ...



Perfect attendance pays off for 262 Florence One teachers  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. – More than 200 Florence One Schools teachers will receive $2000 bonuses this year for having perfect attendance during the 2018-19 ...



West Florence Gold at South Florence Blue | Gallery  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. -- West Florence Gold played Thursday against South Florence Blue in a matchup of two city Junior American Legion baseball teams.



Seniors visit elementary students at North Vista in Florence  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. – Three Florence One Schools seniors returned to their roots Thursday morning at North Vista Elementary School.



Bathrooms at West Florence High School are getting a makeover  wpde.com

Bathrooms at West Florence High School are being renovated to make them more efficient and safer for students. The bathrooms came under scrutiny back in ...



Emerson, Johnson could keep West Florence offense on track  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. – West Florence's read-option attack will remain full steam ahead.



Major wreck causes teen to miss year at school but she manages to graduate  CBS17.com

A Florence teen graduated from West Florence High School Thursday night after attending only three days due to a scary wreck. The wreck occurred on National ...



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 ...



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

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, ...



West Florence HS evacuated after small fire in boys' bathroom  wpde.com

Students at West Florence High School have been evacuated from the building after a fire in the boys' bathroom, according to Florence 1 Schools ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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, ...



PREP ROUNDUP: Sumter no-hits West Florence baseball in 3-0 victory  SCNow

FLORENCE — Sumter's Jacob Holladay and Josh Bryant combined to throw a no-hitter to lead Sumter to 3-0 win over West Florence on Thursday night in ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



Teamwork: Florence County sheriff's officers practice tactics for hostage rescue  SCNow

EFFINGHAM, S.C. – The Florence County Sheriff's Office's Special Response Team gathered Wednesday morning to train – something it has done on a weekly ...



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

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



PREP ROUNDUP: West Florence tennis sweeps Ashley Ridge in 5A state playoffs  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. — Hale Emerson defeated Garrett Morris in No. 1 singles 6-2, 6-0 to lead West Florence a 6-0 win over Ashley Ridge on Tuesday in the Class ...



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 ...



After win over South Florence, West Florence can clinch region crown Tuesday  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. – There was an air of uncertainty last spring when Daryl Jarvis took over as the West Florence boys' coach.



Gibson's PK seals victory for West Florence girls' soccer over South Florence  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. – Abigail Gibson knelt in meditation for the moment.



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 ...



$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 teachers join in rally at Statehouse  SCNow

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Among the nearly 10000 teachers and supporters protesting Wednesday morning at the South Carolina State House, nearly 300 Florence ...



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 ...



Jenerette wants balanced attack by West Florence against Camden  SCNow

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



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 ...



Top African-American students in Florence high schools recognized  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. – The five African-American seniors with the highest grade point averages in each of the three high schools in the Florence One Schools ...



PREP ROUNDUP: West Florence boys' golf earns 10-stroke victory over South Florence  SCNow

FLORENCE — Colton Hackman shot a 39 to earn medalist honors and help lead West Florence's boys' golf team to 184-194 win over South Florence on ...



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.



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 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 One Schools: Florence 1 in 2021 vision serves as a guiding light  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. -- After accepting the role of superintendent in Florence One Schools, I was eager to begin working with the school board to craft a vision for ...



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 ...



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.



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 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 ...



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.



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.



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 ...



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 ...



South Florence softball tops West Florence 12-5 for Region 6-5A crown  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. – Wet weather forced the West Florence and South Florence softball teams to postpone their pivotal Region 6-5A matchup for nearly a week.



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.



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 ...



Florence One Schools superintendent responds to criticism  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. — Florence One Schools Superintendent Richard O'Malley said Friday that food-*service* employees won't lose their jobs if the district contracts ...



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 ...



A Friday win would give West Florence football its first region crown since 2012  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. – Running back Ailym Ford and quarterback Cooper Wallace have blazed West Florence's path all season.



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 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.



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 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 ...



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 ...



Speakers call for leadership change in Florence One Schools  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. – Residents and two members of the Florence One Schools Board of Trustees called Thursday for a change in leadership.



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



SOUTH FLORENCE SPRING FOOTBALL PRACTICE | Gallery  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. -- The South Florence High School football team is in the first week of spring practices looking to build on last season's return to the playoffs in ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



West Florence wins Morning News All-Sports Trophy again  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. -- West Florence High School won the Morning News All-Sports Trophy for the seventh consecutive time.



Tuition increase proposed for out-of-district students in Florence One  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. – Superintendent Richard O'Malley suggested Thursday that the Florence One Schools Board of Trustees raise tuition by almost $3000 for ...



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.



Deputies investigating harassment allegations involving West Florence High School  wpde.com

Deputies are looking into harassment allegations at West Florence High School, according to Major Michael Nunn with the Florence County Sheriff's Office.



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.



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 ...



LATE FRIDAY PREP ROUNDUP: Guerrero nets two goals in West Florence's 12-0 win over Conway  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. — West Florence's Martha Grace Guerrero scored two goals during the Knights' 12-0 win over Conway on Friday in girls' soccer action.



Florence One principals address facility needs with lawmakers  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. – State Reps. Terry Alexander and Jay Jordan got a firsthand look at the needs of one Florence One school Monday morning.



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 ...



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.



Student arrested after loaded gun found on West Florence High School campus  wpde.com

A student has been charged with having a gun on school property after a school resource officer found a pistol in his truck at West Florence High School, ...



Pay increase proposed for Florence One Schools employees  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. — A proposed budget for Florence One Schools includes a step pay increase and a 5 percent increase for all district employees.



South Florence baseball finally breaks through in 12th for 3-0 victory over West Florence  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. – Simply put, South Florence's baseball team ground one out, coach Kenny Gray said.



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 ...



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 ...



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 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.



Absentee voting continues for Florence One referendum  SCNow

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



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 ...



Accused shooter charged in connection to deadly South Carolina 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 ...



Florence One elementary schools adopt multi-sensory approach to reading  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C.– During their April meeting, the Fellows in Education members learned about additions to the academic programs at Dewey L. Carter ...



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.



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 ...



West Florence high school softball coach resigns  wpde.com

West Florence High School Softball Coach Kevin Jones has resigned after being placed on paid leave last week, according to Florence School District One ...



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 ...



Florence One Schools audits aimed at building trust  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. – Florence One Schools is undergoing performance and procurement audits this spring to ensure financial transparency and efficiency within ...



West Florence's Darius Dawson adapts, wherever he goes  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. – Darius Dawson was in his element, earning MVP honors in last week's Pepsi Carolina Classic.



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