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Photos: Battle at the Kastle | Sports  SCNow

Johnsonville's Jada Cox Saturday morning goes for a bump in the Flashes' game against Latta in the Battle at the Kastle volleyball tournament at West Florence ...



Pee Dee volleyball teams set for inaugural Battle at the Kastle  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. – Old habits are seemingly hard to break, and for Warren Coker, that includes hosting tournament volleyball.



388 seniors graduate from West Florence High School  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. – West Florence High School awarded 388 high school diplomas during its graduation ceremony Thursday evening at the Florence Center.



FSD1, All 4 Autism develop class to help mainstreamed autistic students  WMBF

Florence School District One is partnering with the organization, All 4 Autism, to offer a class that will teach mainstreamed students with autism real world skills.



West Florence High School Graduation 2019 | News  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. – West Florence High School awarded 388 high school diplomas during its graduation ceremony Thursday evening at the Florence Center.



Bowling quest: Florence's Brianna Rogers working at getting better  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. – Brianna Rogers, a sophomore at West Florence High School, is making her way down the lane in the sport of bowling.



Florence's Bergfeld to represent US in women's baseball tournament in South Korea  SCNow

This time, it will take the West Florence High School sophomore to South Korea to represent the United States (U.S. Elite) in an international women's baseball ...



Second former West Florence High coach sues district, interim principal over handling of their resignation  WMBF

The former athletic director and head football coach for West Florence High School has filed a lawsuit against both the school district and the interim principal.



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 ...



Former West Florence High coach sues district, interim principal over allegations of defamation  WMBF

The former boys' basketball coach at West Florence High School has taken his ex-employers to court over the handling of his resignation.



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.



State education board suspends former West Florence High principal’s teaching certification  WMBF

New documents explain what happened to two faculty members from West Florence High School after they were placed on administrative leave within a month ...



335 graduate in South Florence High ceremony  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. – South Florence High School presented high school diplomas to 335 students Wednesday evening.



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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.



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 ...



$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 ...



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 ...



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 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 ...



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.



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 ...



Program to help fill 'void' for autism in Florence One Schools  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. – Florence One Schools and All 4 Autism have partnered to offer a support resource program for mainstreamed students with autism spectrum ...



Another W. Florence HS coach sues school  wpde.com

Another former West Florence High School coach has sued the school district and interim principal. Trey Woodberry filed suit this week in Florence County.



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.



Wilson vs. West Florence Gold Junior Legion Baseball  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. -- Wilson's Junior Legion baseball team took on the West Florence Gold squad on Tuesday at WFHS.



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 ...



Florence One School Renderings | News  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. -- These are renderings of what some new schools or renovated schools in the Florence One Schools district would look like if voters approve ...



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 ...



Check Out These Florence One Stadium Renderings | News  SCNow

FLORENCE -- These are renderings of athletic facilities that would be built at each of three high schools in the Florence One Schools district if a $198 million ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 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.



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 ...



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 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 ...



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 ...



Marion High School graduates 135 students  SCNow

MARION, S.C. – Marion High School closed the school year Thursday night graduating 135 students.



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.



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 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.



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 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.



Hannah Skipper Day | News  SCNow

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



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Scary wreck causes teen to miss senior year  WBTW - Myrtle Beach and Florence SC

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 ...



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 ...



Two West Florence high students arrested on weapons charges  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. -- A West Florence High School student has been arrested after a loaded gun was found in a vehicle Friday morning.



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 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 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 ...



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.



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 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 ...



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 High football coach resigns from coaching position  WBTW - Myrtle Beach and Florence SC

West Florence High School football coach Trey Woodberry has resigned from his coaching duties, according to district officials.



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 ...



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 ...



Concert celebrates longtime musical educator in Florence One Schools  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. – Florence One Schools performing arts students and faculty of past and present reunited Friday evening to celebrate retiring coordinator ...



Parents raise concerns over shortage of mental health school counselors in Florence  WBTW - Myrtle Beach and Florence SC

Florence One Schools currently has 18 mental health counselors for all 22 schools in the district and parents are concerned this is not enough.



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.



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.



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 ...



Darlene Keith | Obituaries  SCNow

TIMMONSVILLE -- Funeral *service* for Ms. Darlene Keith will be 1:30 PM Tuesday in Center Baptist Church Burial will be in Hart # 2 Cemetery directed by ...



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 ...



Joseph Ryan Brown  SCNow

Joseph Ryan Brown, 33, of Florence, SC passed away on Monday, June 10, 2019.Ryan was born in Florence, SC a son of Dr. Joseph Leonard Brown and Kim ...



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.



O'Malley, Klucharich help West Florence girls' soccer top South Florence, claim share of region title  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. – South Florence and West Florence went to a penalty kick shootout the last time the girls' soccer teams met.



West Florence High student disciplined after bringing Confederate flag to football game  WMBF

A West Florence High School student was disciplined after bringing a Confederate flag to the school's football game on Friday night.



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 ...



New focus ... and a new path for local musician Mark Humphries  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. -- For the first time in more than 20 years, Mark Humphries has the time to focus on music.



West Florence High School Marching Band Practice | Gallery  SCNow

The West Florence High School marching band began "Basics Week" from Monday, July 24 to Friday, July 28, 2017. Next week marks the start of band camp, ...



Magan Coffin Ashley  SCNow

FLORENCE - Magan Marie Coffin Ashley, 34, of Florence, South Carolina passed away Monday, February 18, 2019. She was born Magan Marie Coffin in ...



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.



Donna Elizabeth Greer | Obituaries  SCNow

DARLINGTON -- Donna Elizabeth Greer, 68, esteemed teacher, counselor, and stalwart friend of the young people she served, died Monday, June 3, at her ...



Sheriff's office investigating harassment allegations at West Florence High School  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. – The Florence County Sheriff's Office is conducting an open investigation into harassment allegations at West Florence High School.



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 ...



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 ...



Smith-Sturgeon | Announcements  SCNow

The bride-elect is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. James L. Hubbard and the late Mrs. Bonnie Smith Hamilton, and the late Carl Aubrey Smith, all of ...



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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