FLORENCE, S.C. — Florence One Schools is becoming a safer school district, according to new data collected by the district.

FLORENCE, S.C. – The Florence Design Review Board on Wednesday unanimously approved the demolition of two buildings adjacent to the Montessori School of Florence.

FLORENCE, S.C. – Some residents and school officials are applauding the decision to resume pay-as-you go financing for construction in Florence One Schools.

LAKE CITY, S.C. – Darla Moore Foundation president and CEO Marion Fowler said the idea for the Continuum in Lake City began five years ago. The team recognized there had been a shift in higher education and the current college model was outdated, he said.

KINGSTREE, S.C. – Thirty educators gathered in the Santee Electric Conference Center last week to learn about educational opportunities offered by the co-op. The group represented 18 schools, all grade levels and each of the four counties in the Santee Electric Cooperative service territory.

FLORENCE, S.C. – Francis Marion University President Fred Carter told the board of trustees Thursday that if the South Carolina General Assembly continues its support of higher education, the university will try to freeze tuition costs for the next year.

FLORENCE, S.C. – The Florence County Sheriff’s Office responded to a threat made toward Henry Timrod Elementary School Wednesday afternoon, according to Chief Deputy Glen Kirby.

FLORENCE, S.C. – Florence-Darlington Technical College's dental, nursing and medical laboratory technology graduates continue to set the bar high for health care in the Pee Dee region by scoring impressive numbers on state board testing or professional licensure examinations.