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Wilson High students shine on National German Exam  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. – Wilson High School International Baccalaureate Program students excelled on the National German Examination sponsored by the ...

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.

Good times had by all at Pee Dee Senior All-Star Game  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. – They came. They played. They dunked. So it went in Friday's first Pee Dee Senior All-Star Game at Wilson High School.

April 1 is deadline for Eastern Carolina Community Foundation scholarship applications  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. – One week remains to apply for Eastern Carolina Community Foundation scholarships.

Carrie A. Lawrence  SCNow

FLORENCE - Funeral *service* Mrs. Carrie Alberts Lawrence 98, will be conducted 11:00 AM Saturday, April 6, 2019 at Cumberland United Methodist Church, ...

Florence One Schools music education program again gets national recognition  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. – For the sixth consecutive year, the Florence One Schools district has been honored with the Best Communities for Music Education ...

Quick-draw artists: Students paint mural in one day for United Way of Florence  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. – Students from two high schools and one middle school in Florence One Schools helped brighten the lobby of the United Way of Florence ...

Wilson homecoming parade, festival, game all on Saturday  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. – After changes to the football schedule, the Wilson community members will parade, tailgate and watch the game in the same day for the ...


FLORENCE -- The Wilson High School girls basketball team fell to North Augusta 66-45 on Monday at Scott-McCants Gymnasium in the Class 4A lower-state ...

Leroy Abraham | Obituaries  SCNow

FLORENCE -- Graveside *service* for Mr. Leroy Abraham will be 11 AM Thursday in the Florence National Cemetery directed by Peoples Funeral *Service*.He died ...

Wilson High School Homecoming Block Party | Gallery  SCNow

Sights from the Wilson High School Homecoming block party Saturday evening and night at the Francis Marion University Performing Arts Center.

Former Wilson High School, University of South Carolina star Carlos Powell named SEC Legend  SCNow

COLUMBIA, S.C. -- The SEC announced on Friday its 2019 Legends, which includes Florence native and former South Carolina standout Carlos Powell, who ...

Wilson High School Alumni Parade and Tigerfest | Gallery  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. — A little change in plans didn't stop the Wilson Tiger faithful from making homecoming 2018 another successful outing. Facebook · Twitter ...

Pee Dee Senior All-Star Game | Gallery  SCNow

The Pee Dee Senior All-Star Game was held Friday at Wilson High School.

Wilson High grad helps protect the president  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. -- Wilson High School graduate JoQuan McNeil is one of a group of people tasked with guarding President Donald Trump.

Cross-country meet at Wilson High School | Gallery  SCNow

Cross-Country runners from around the area gathered for a meet Tuesday at Wilson High School.

Wilson alumni celebrate homecoming with parade, food  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. — A little change in plans didn't stop the Wilson Tiger faithful from making homecoming 2018 another successful outing.

Wilson High School Graduation 2018 | Gallery  SCNow

Sights from the Wilson High School 2018 commencement ceremony Saturday afternoon at the Florence Center.

Wilson High School Football Practice | Sports  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. -- Wilson High School students hit the practice field Friday morning to hone their skills ahead of their season-opening game against Lake City.

Scholarships awarded to Wilson High students in Florence  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. – More than 50 scholarships were awarded to Wilson High School students during the school's Academic Awards Night program on Tuesday ...

Wilson High School celebrates alumni's 100th birthday

The Wilson High School honored two of its oldest alumni who are turning 100 years old at a ceremony on Tuesday.It's been 82 years since Catherine Miller ...

Wilson principal tells group: 'We try to put students first'  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. – The Fellows in Education program members toured Wilson High School on Tuesday and learned about its programs.

Hartsville-Wilson boys' basketball game will be at Wilson today at 7 p.m.  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. -- According to Wilson High School athletic director Terrence Scriven, a replacement backboard was found, and the Tigers' Class 4A ...

Second half dooms Wilson girls in 66-45 loss to North Augusta  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. – For the first half against North Augusta on Monday, the Wilson High School girls' basketball team played their game, coach Jessica Gerald ...

'Yes' gives Florence One high schools new athletic facilities  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. – Memorial Stadium, a 5500-seat neutral venue built in 1949, has been the longtime football home to South Florence, West Florence and ...

Broken glass backboard during warmups forces postponement of Hartsville-Wilson boys' game  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. -- A pregame dunk didn't go as planned. As a result, neither did Tuesday's Class 4A lower-state boys' semifinal involving Hartsville at Wilson.

The 'W' returns to Wilson helmets  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. – Wilson's football team has a “W” before the season even starts. At least, the Tigers have it once again – on their helmets.

'A positive attitude': Wilson High valedictorian learned more than academics in high school  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. – While a grade-point average does not define who she is, Raeanne Smith still obtained the Wilson High School valedictorian spot with a ...

Wilson High School student awarded study trip to Germany  SCNow

Florence, S.C. – Rebecca Liu, a student at Wilson High School in Florence School District One, won an all-expense paid summer study trip to Germany.

Wilson High School band receives outstanding performance award  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C.– Wilson High School received notice last week that its band has received the South Carolina Band Directors Association's Outstanding ...

Wilson's Loyal McQueen socks it to 3-pointers  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. – The season neared, and Loyal McQueen wanted low-cut socks.

Wilson's Loyal McQueen surpasses 1,000 career points  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. -- Wilson High School junior Loyal McQueen, center, receives a ceremonial game ball to commemorate her surpassing 1000 career points.

Student Spotlight: Wilson High seniors hold prestigious academic title  WMBF

Student Spotlight celebrates academics as Florence One Schools announced the seniors named as the 2019 National Merit Scholarship semifinalists.

Florence One's IB program ranks second in state exam pass rate  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. – The Wilson High School International Baccalaureate (IB) program has the second highest pass rate on subject exams in the state, according ...

North Myrtle Beach at Wilson homecoming | Gallery  SCNow

Action from North Myrtle Beach at Wilson football game. Also, sights from the homecoming court ceremony at halftime of the game.

Very Special Prom 2018 | Gallery  SCNow

Sights from the Very Special Prom Saturday evening at Wilson High School.

SCOTT CHANCEY: A memorable Wilson season reaches its end  SCNow

COLUMBIA – The Wilson boys' road to a championship fell one stop short.

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

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, ...

Wilson hosts No. 5 North Myrtle Beach for homecoming  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. – The extravaganza, otherwise known as Wilson's homecoming, has arrived.

Wilson vs South Florence | Sports  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. – A late tip-in by Wilson senior Ziohn Brown secured a 47-43 victory over South Florence on Saturday in the fifth-place game of the Pepsi ...

Settlement reached in federal lawsuit alleging Florence school district knew of former SRO’s ‘inappropriate co  WMBF

A settlement has been reached in a federal lawsuit filed by a former Florence County student who claims she was sexually assaulted by a former school ...

Wilson freshman aces his third season of high school tennis, makes all-state  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. — Wilson High School's No. 1 singles boys' tennis player Anish Jona made the 2018 all-state tennis team, but here's the kicker: He's only a ...

Referendum would say ‘goodbye’ to 70-year-old dilapidated Florence Memorial Stadium  WMBF

A referendum coming to vote in the coming weeks would put an outdated Florence Memorial Stadium out of commission and sanction the construction of new ...

Some Florence students win fight to get more graduation tickets

Florence, S.C. (WPDE) — Several Wilson High School students who spoke out against having only 10 tickets issued for high school graduation ceremonies this ...

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 ...

Just a drill: Wilson High students evacuate to Florence Center  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. – Wilson High School students participated Wednesday morning in a mass-evacuation drill designed to test Florence School District One's ...

Florence 1 Schools upgrading facilities

Florence 1 Schools is getting an upgrade. Florence 1 Schools has spent $39000 to refinish the gymnasium floors at South Florence, West Florence and Wilson ...

Teen girl arrested for making threat against Wilson High School

A 15-year-old girl is charged with disturbing schools, conveying a bomb threat and conveying a threat electronically following a threat posted on social media ...

1 arrested, accused of social media threats against Florence Center  WMBF

Police arrested a man who they said threatened violence against an entertainment facility in Florence.

Wilson High School SRO charged with sexual battery with a student  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. -- A student resource officer at Wilson High School and Florence deputy was arrested Wednesday morning following an investigation into ...

Candidates hope to see Florence One district grow  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. – Davy Gregg, Brian Harvey and Kelvin Mitchell are running for Seat 9 on the Florence One Schools board of trustees.

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 ...

Wilson High School Graduation | Gallery  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. – Members of the 150th graduating class of Wilson High School received their diplomas on Saturday morning. Facebook · Twitter · SMS ...

PREP BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Wilson boys' coach Derrick McQueen earns 100th win  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. — Wilson boys' basketball coach Derrick McQueen earned his 100th win with his Tigers' 61-48 victory over North Myrtle Beach on Friday ...

Wilson homecoming weekend to include events downtown  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. – Wilson High School alumni are celebrating homecoming Thursday through Sunday, and more than 3000 people are expected to attend.

Wilson High celebrates its 150th graduating class  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. – Members of the 150th graduating class of Wilson High School received their diplomas on Saturday morning.

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.

All-City Choir blends voices in concert  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. – Florence One Schools high school students presented the 41st All-City Choral Concert on Monday night at Wilson High School.

Wilson girls, Darlington boys win cross-country team meets  SCNow

FLORENCE —At Wilson High School on Tuesday, the Wilson girls (56 points) and Darlington boys (66) reigned supreme in the team competition.

$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 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 ...

Wilson High School Prom | Gallery  SCNow

Wilson students and guests were dressed to the nines for the school's prom at the SiMT building in Florence on Saturday, April 8, 2017. Mia Bass and Jhamond ...

2 charged, 1 hospitalized after accidental shooting at Wilson High School  WBTW - Myrtle Beach and Florence SC

FLORENCE, SC (WBTW) - Two people have been charged after an accidental shooting in a school parking lot early Thursday morning, according to Florence ...

Wilson High School students advocate for racial unity  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. – Four sophomores at Wilson High School said they have seen racism in action, but they want to respond with a message of unity.

Wilson student places third at calculus challenge  SCNow

CLEMSON, S.C. – Etash Guha, an International Baccalaureate senior at Wilson High School, placed third at the 2018 Clemson Calculus Challenge.

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.

Wilson's Thomas proving invaluable as backup DE for Tigers  SCNow

CLEMSON — Syracuse faced first down and 22 at its 13-yard line. The Orange trailed Clemson by four points with 25 seconds remaining.

Deputies search Wilson High School following threat on social media, no devices found

Deputies were called to Wilson High School Friday morning after someone posted a threat of a Columbine-style attack aimed at the school, according to Chief ...

Wilson High homecoming celebrates '150 years of Excellence'  WBTW - Myrtle Beach and Florence SC

FLORENCE, S.C. (WBTW) - Wilson High School in Florence celebrated '150 years of excellence'this weekend.

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 ...

Wilson High School Homecoming Parade | Gallery  SCNow

The Wilson High School Alumni Association hosted the annual Wilson High School homecoming parade in downtown Florence on Saturday, Sept. 9, 2017.

Inaugural Pee Dee Senior All-Star Basketball Game set for March 29  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. -- The inaugural Pee Dee Senior All-Star Basketball Game is March 29 at Wilson High School. Tickets are $7, and the girls' game is at 5:30 ...

Wilson High School searching for new athletic director  SCNow

Wilson High School has placed an advertisement on the South Carolina High School League's website searching for a new athletic director.

Manning at Wilson | Gallery  SCNow

Action from Wilson's 20-0 win over Manning Thursday evening at Memorial Stadium.

Florence students can learn to fly drones  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. – Florence One Schools will begin a drone-pilot-certification program in all three district high schools for the spring semester of the 2018-19 ...

Parade, festivities highlight Wilson homecoming weekend  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. – Wilson High School alumni and guests kept the homecoming celebrations going all day on Saturday.

Wilson High School basketball coach arrested for DUI

Florence, S.C. (WPDE) — Wilson High School basketball girls coach Gerrin Harrison, 33, is charged with DUI following an arrest this past Saturday morning by ...

Wilson defeats Darlington in 4A Lower State Championship 64-57  SCNow

Wilson's boys defeated Darlington 64-57 to win the Tigers' second consecutive SCHSL Class 4A lower-state championship.

Wilson girls turn up defensive intensity, turn away Lakewood 72-45 in 4A playoff opener  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. – It was a simple message from Jessica Gerald at halftime of Tuesday's Class 4A playoff opener – but one that drove home a needed point.

Gibson, Williamson talk Wilson's turnaround: It's all business  SCNow

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Sporting their purple-and-gold blazers, Wilson High School seniors Allen Williamson and Maine Gibson saw Monday's SCHSL state ...

Students celebrate, learn the history of Wilson High School  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C.—Students at Wilson High School delved into their history Thursday morning with a quiz-game-styled Black History Month program.

Florence 1 Schools considering referendum to build more schools

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 ...

Florence football team, cheerleaders welcome students on first day of school

The Wilson High School football and cheerleading teams greeted students at North Vista Elementary School in Florence in a “Welcome Back” celebration on ...

Wilson vs. South Florence Girls' Basketball | Gallery  SCNow

Wilson High School hosted the girls' varsity basketball game against South Florence on Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2017. The Wilson Tigers won, 93-23.

Blake Pate named Small Business Person of the Year in Florence  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. – Blake Pate followed in his father's footsteps on Tuesday when he was named the 2019 Small Business Person of the Year during the ...

Wilson High School conducting emergency evacuation drill on Wednesday

Wilson High School in Florence will be conducting an emergency evacuation drill on Wednesday, Feb. 21 at approximately 9:30 a.m., according to an advisory.

Wilson High, Williams Middle teams will compete in academic challenge  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. – It's March Madness for 16 South Carolina Academic Challenge teams that will compete for the state championship on Thursday.

2018 All-City Chorus Concert | Gallery  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. – Florence One Schools high school students presented the 41st All-City Choral Concert on Monday night at Wilson High School. Facebook ...

CITIZEN COLUMNIST: The challenges that come from growing up in a segregated society  SCNow

Depending upon our age and experiences, many of us can recall what life was like living in a segregated society prior to the passage of the Civil Rights Act of.

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 ...

NFL legend Harry Carson returns to Florence  WMBF

Super Bowl champion and Florence native Harry Carson spoke in front of his hometown Tuesday evening as part of the city's celebration of Black History Month.

Wilson High School seniors GEAR UP at College Day event  WMBF

FLORENCE, SC (WMBF) – Wilson High School held their annual College Day program on Tuesday. The event celebrated graduating seniors with all the ...

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, ...

Wilson High School Alumni Association gears up for homecoming  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. -- The Wilson High School Alumni Association will sponsor its annual homecoming festivities beginning Thursday, Oct. 16 and continuing ...

Parents, students upset over FSD1 graduation tickets, start petition

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

Fight at Hartsville High School Homecoming football game  WMBF

A fight broke out outside of the Hartsville Football Game Friday night, according to Darlington Sheriff's Office.

Best yet to come from Florence's Xavier Thomas at Clemson  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. – Clemson defensive end Xavier Thomas' Twitter account was dormant from July 30 until right after the Tigers' convincing win Monday against ...

Wilson High School JROTC students learn to fly

Six cadets in Wilson High School's Air Force JROTC unit learned about aviation Thursday from members of the Civil Air Patrol Florence Squadron.They got a ...

Wilson Junior Legion wins series | Gallery  SCNow

Wilson's Junior Legion baseball team rallied Wednesday to beat Georgetown 4-3 and reach the next playoff round.

Wilson High School hires Micah Young as baseball coach  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. — On Monday, Micah Young was hired as Wilson's fourth baseball coach since May 2015.

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