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  • Horry County Special Education teacher named SC Teacher of the Year

    Horry County Special Education teacher named SC Teacher of the Year

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 10:25 PM EDT2014-04-24 02:25:36 GMT
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    Jennifer Ainsworth, Horry County Schools' Teacher of the Year, was named the South Carolina Teacher of the Year on Wednesday night during a gala in Columbia.
    Jennifer Ainsworth, Horry County Schools' Teacher of the Year, was named the South Carolina Teacher of the Year on Wednesday night during a gala in Columbia.
  • Dance company and music theatre showcase at CCU

    Dance company and music theatre showcase at CCU

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 4:29 PM EDT2014-04-22 20:29:51 GMT
    Coastal Carolina University's Musical Theatre Company and Dance Company will present their spring showcase of musical and contemporary dance styles on Sunday, April 27, at 3 and 7 p.m. in Wheelwright Auditorium. General admission tickets are $5. Some of the featured songs will include "Hound Dog," "Some Days you Gotta Dance" by The Dixie Chicks, Johann Pachabel's "Canon in D" and various songs from the musical "42nd Street." The Dance Company performers are Katherine Brown, Melissa Cabey, S...
    Coastal Carolina University's Musical Theatre Company and Dance Company will present their spring showcase of musical and contemporary dance styles on Sunday, April 27, at 3 and 7 p.m. in Wheelwright Auditorium. General admission tickets are $5. Some of the featured songs will include "Hound Dog," "Some Days you Gotta Dance" by The Dixie Chicks, Johann Pachabel's "Canon in D" and various songs from the musical "42nd Street." The Dance Company performers are Katherine Brown, Melissa Cabey, S...
  • Tuttle named FMU’s Distinguished Professor

    Tuttle named FMU’s Distinguished Professor

    Friday, April 18 2014 10:06 AM EDT2014-04-18 14:06:21 GMT
    Jon Tuttle, professor of English at Francis Marion University,was announced as FMU's J. Lorin Mason Distinguished Professor for the 2013-14 academic year at the school's annual faculty awards dinner Thursday
    Jon Tuttle, professor of English at Francis Marion University,was announced as FMU's J. Lorin Mason Distinguished Professor for the 2013-14 academic year at the school's annual faculty awards dinner on April 17.
  • FMU professors honored for teaching, service, research, governance

    FMU professors honored for teaching, service, research, governance

    Friday, April 18 2014 10:03 AM EDT2014-04-18 14:03:10 GMT
    (News Release) Four Francis Marion University faculty members were honored for outstanding individual work during the past year at a faculty recognition banquet at the school on April 17. Karen K. Gittings
    Four Francis Marion University faculty members were honored for outstanding individual work during the past year at a faculty recognition banquet at the school on April 17.
  • Teacher's aide pleads guilty to unlawful conduct with Horry County special needs child

    Teacher aide pleads guilty to unlawful conduct with Horry County special needs child

    Thursday, April 17 2014 5:22 PM EDT2014-04-17 21:22:12 GMT
    An Horry County teacher's aide charged with unlawful conduct toward a child last year pleaded guilty in court Wednesday. Last April, police charged Linda Warriner after authorities said a then 5-year-old
    An Horry County teacher's aide charged with unlawful conduct toward a child last year pleaded guilty in court Wednesday. Last April, police charged Linda Warriner after authorities said a then 5-year-old
  • Second annual CINO Week planned at CCU

    Second annual CINO Week planned at CCU

    Thursday, April 17 2014 10:36 AM EDT2014-04-17 14:36:05 GMT
    This year marks the second annual CINO (Coastal is Number One) Week at Coastal Carolina University from Monday, April 21, to Sunday, April 27. Most events are free and open to the public. CINO day is Friday,
    This year marks the second annual CINO (Coastal is Number One) Week at Coastal Carolina University from Monday, April 21, to Sunday, April 27. Most events are free and open to the public. CINO day is Friday,
  • Pianist Catherine Kautsky to perform at CCU

    Pianist Catherine Kautsky to perform at CCU

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 9:15 AM EDT2014-04-16 13:15:24 GMT
    Pianist Catherine Kautsky, professor of music at Lawrence University, will perform at Coastal Carolina University's Edwards Recital Hall on Friday, April 25, at 7:30 p.m. General admission tickets are
    Pianist Catherine Kautsky, professor of music at Lawrence University, will perform at Coastal Carolina University's Edwards Recital Hall on Friday, April 25, at 7:30 p.m. General admission tickets are
  • FMU presents student academic awards

    FMU presents student academic awards

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 11:20 AM EDT2014-04-15 15:20:28 GMT
    (News Release)  Francis Marion University presented annual academic awards to outstanding students during a ceremony April 14 in the McNair Science Building's Chapman Auditorium on campus. Individual awards
    Francis Marion University presented annual academic awards to outstanding students during a ceremony April 14 in the McNair Science Building's Chapman Auditorium on campus.
  • CCU to hold conference on poverty issues

    CCU to hold conference on poverty issues

    Monday, April 14 2014 4:52 PM EDT2014-04-14 20:52:36 GMT
    Coastal Carolina University will host a conference titled "Thinking about Poverty in Horry County" on Thursday, April 24, and Friday, April 25, in the James J. Johnson Auditorium. The conference is sponsored
    Coastal Carolina University will host a conference titled "Thinking about Poverty in Horry County" on Thursday, April 24, and Friday, April 25, in the James J. Johnson Auditorium. The conference is sponsored
  • FMU’s Setzler and graduate student case study to be published

    FMU’s Setzler and graduate student case study to be published

    Monday, April 14 2014 1:09 PM EDT2014-04-14 17:09:11 GMT
    Dr. Hubert Setzler III, Francis Marion University assistant professor of management, and FMU alum Corey Andrews, M.B.A., co-wrote the case study, "Trouble in Sherwood: Who is right Locksley or Nottingham?",
    Dr. Hubert Setzler III, Francis Marion University assistant professor of management, and FMU alum Corey Andrews, M.B.A., co-wrote the case study, "Trouble in Sherwood: Who is right Locksley or Nottingham?",
  • EXTRA CREDIT: Socastee High School’s Jennifer Ainsworth up for South Carolina Teacher of the Year

    EXTRA CREDIT: Socastee High School’s Jennifer Ainsworth up for South Carolina Teacher of the Year

    Monday, April 14 2014 9:27 AM EDT2014-04-14 13:27:01 GMT
    MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WBTW)- Socastee High School's Jennifer Ainsworth is one of five finalists for South Carolina's Teacher of the Year. She is the only teacher from Horry County up for the award. Ainsworth
    MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WBTW)- Socastee High School's Jennifer Ainsworth is one of five finalists for South Carolina's Teacher of the Year. She is the only teacher from Horry County up for the award. Ainsworth
  • Percussion ensemble concert to be held at CCU

    Percussion ensemble concert to be held at CCU

    Monday, April 14 2014 9:12 AM EDT2014-04-14 13:12:16 GMT
    The Coastal Carolina University Percussion Ensemble will present an evening of percussion works, featuring both classic and contemporary music on Tuesday, April 15, at 7:30 p.m. in Wheelwright Auditorium.
    The Coastal Carolina University Percussion Ensemble will present an evening of percussion works, featuring both classic and contemporary music on Tuesday, April 15, at 7:30 p.m. in Wheelwright Auditorium.
  • Elise Testone will bring her 'In This Life Tour' to CCU

    Elise Testone will bring her 'In This Life Tour' to CCU

    Thursday, April 10 2014 3:37 PM EDT2014-04-10 19:37:36 GMT
    Coastal Carolina University's alumna and "American Idol" contestant Elise Testone will perform in CCU's Wheelwright Auditorium on Friday, April 25. General admission is $20, and the doors will open at
    Coastal Carolina University's alumna and "American Idol" contestant Elise Testone will perform in CCU's Wheelwright Auditorium on Friday, April 25. General admission is $20, and the doors will open at
  • FMU to host inaugural Research and Exhibition Day, April 17

    FMU to host inaugural Research and Exhibition Day, April 17

    Thursday, April 10 2014 3:33 PM EDT2014-04-10 19:33:17 GMT
    The inaugural FMU Research and Exhibition Day will take place on Thursday, April 17, in the Lee Nursing Building from noon until 3:45 p.m. Undergraduate and graduate students of various disciplines
    The inaugural FMU Research and Exhibition Day will take place on Thursday, April 17, in the Lee Nursing Building from noon until 3:45 p.m. Undergraduate and graduate students of various disciplines
  • FMU students assist high schoolers with exit exam

    FMU students assist high schoolers with exit exam

    Thursday, April 10 2014 2:28 PM EDT2014-04-10 18:28:59 GMT
    Hannah Chaney, an elementary education major at Francis Marion University, is participating in a new partnership between Wilson High School and FMU's School of Education in which she and 13 others tutor
    Hannah Chaney, an elementary education major at Francis Marion University, is participating in a new partnership between Wilson High School and FMU's School of Education in which she and 13 others tutor
  • Georgetown welcomes Columbus ships Pinta and Nina

    Georgetown welcomes Columbus ships Pinta and Nina

    Thursday, April 10 2014 2:04 PM EDT2014-04-10 18:04:02 GMT
    On Thursday April 17th, the 'Pinta' and the 'Nina', replicas of Columbus' Ships, will open in Georgetown. The ships will be docked at the Harborwalk Marina, 525 Front St., until their departure early Monday
    On Thursday April 17th, the 'Pinta' and the 'Nina', replicas of Columbus' Ships, will open in Georgetown. The ships will be docked at the Harborwalk Marina, 525 Front St., until their departure early Monday
  • More than 1000 students gather at Tech Fair in Myrtle Beach

    More than 1000 students gather at Tech Fair in Myrtle Beach

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 11:28 PM EDT2014-04-10 03:28:48 GMT
    1400 students and their families gathered for the fifth annual Horry County Schools' Technology Fair at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center on Tuesday. Students from kindergarten to 12th grade showcased
    1400 students and their families gathered for the fifth annual Horry County Schools' Technology Fair at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center on Tuesday. Students from kindergarten to 12th grade showcased
  • Horry County Schools earn 51 awards

    Horry County Schools earn 51 awards

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 4:34 PM EDT2014-04-09 20:34:53 GMT
    Horry County schools were awarded 51 Palmetto Gold and Silver Awards for having attained high levels of absolute performance, high rates of growth and substantial progress in closing achievement gaps between
    Horry County schools were awarded 51 Palmetto Gold and Silver Awards for having attained high levels of absolute performance, high rates of growth and substantial progress in closing achievement gaps between
  • FMU Theatre presents Miss Witherspoon

    FMU Theatre presents Miss Witherspoon

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 4:28 PM EDT2014-04-09 20:28:33 GMT
    The Francis Marion University Theatre presents Tony Award-winning playwright Christopher Durang's, "Miss Witherspoon" Thursday-Saturday, April 10-12, in Hyman Fine Arts Center on campus at 7:30 p.m. each
    The Francis Marion University Theatre presents Tony Award-winning playwright Christopher Durang's, "Miss Witherspoon" Thursday-Saturday, April 10-12, in Hyman Fine Arts Center on campus at 7:30 p.m. each
  • Coker hosts residency with guest dance company

    Coker hosts residency with guest dance company

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 3:53 PM EDT2014-04-09 19:53:55 GMT
    The Coker College Dance Program will host guest dance company Adele Myers and Dancers as part of the Hartsville-Coker Concert Association's 2013-14 season. This performance will be held Thursday, April
    The Coker College Dance Program will host guest dance company Adele Myers and Dancers as part of the Hartsville-Coker Concert Association's 2013-14 season. This performance will be held Thursday, April
  • Drive N Live Teen Safe Driving Program to be held at NASCAR SpeedPark

    Drive N Live Teen Safe Driving Program to be held at NASCAR SpeedPark

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 2:56 PM EDT2014-04-09 18:56:20 GMT
    Myrtle Beach Police, South Carolina Highway Patrol, Surfside Police, Horry County Sheriff and Conway Police Departments are joining forces for its inaugural Drive N Live Teen Safe Driving Program April
    Myrtle Beach Police, South Carolina Highway Patrol, Surfside Police, Horry County Sheriff and Conway Police Departments are joining forces for its inaugural Drive N Live Teen Safe Driving Program 
  • Pee Dee Farmers market holds classic auto fair

    Pee Dee Farmers market holds classic auto fair

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 12:14 PM EDT2014-04-09 16:14:25 GMT
    Cars, cars and more cars! That's what you'll find at the Pee Dee State Farmers Market April 11-12. Visit the Southeastern Classic Autofair and Swap Meet Friday and Saturday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Admission
    Cars, cars and more cars! That's what you'll find at the Pee Dee State Farmers Market April 11-12. Visit the Southeastern Classic Autofair and Swap Meet Friday and Saturday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Admission
  • FMU’s Arts International set to showcase a world of the arts, April 12

    FMU’s Arts International set to showcase a world of the arts, April 12

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 9:02 AM EDT2014-04-09 13:02:18 GMT
    With less than one week until Francis Marion University's Arts International takes place, organizers are busy setting the stage for Native American dancers, a Mexican folk ballet, a creative welding competition
    With less than one week until Francis Marion University's Arts International takes place, organizers are busy setting the stage for Native American dancers, a Mexican folk ballet, a creative welding competition
  • CCU athletes read to Horry County kindergartners, spread message of caring

    CCU athletes read to Horry County kindergartners, spread message of caring

    Tuesday, April 8 2014 4:26 AM EDT2014-04-08 08:26:59 GMT
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    Each year the United Way of Horry County partners with Coastal Carolina University to spread the "cycle of caring" to kindergartners. On Tuesday morning CCU athletes will read to nearly 100 Horry County
    Each year the United Way of Horry County partners with Coastal Carolina University to spread the "cycle of caring" to kindergartners. On Tuesday morning CCU athletes will read to nearly 100 Horry County
  • Flute Studio Spring recital to be held at CCU

    Flute Studio Spring recital to be held at CCU

    Monday, April 7 2014 3:11 PM EDT2014-04-07 19:11:37 GMT
    Coastal Carolina University's Flute Studio, under the direction of Amy Hardison Tully, will present its spring flute recital, performing classical and modern works composed for the flute on Sunday, April
    Coastal Carolina University's Flute Studio, under the direction of Amy Hardison Tully, will present its spring flute recital, performing classical and modern works composed for the flute on Sunday, April
  • Wells Fargo introduces interactive website for college bound students

    Wells Fargo introduces interactive website for college bound students

    Monday, April 7 2014 10:10 AM EDT2014-04-07 14:10:31 GMT
    To help parents and students prepare financially for college, Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) launched the Get College ReadySM website, a new, interactive online platform that offers a quiz, a calculator,
    To help parents and students prepare financially for college, Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) launched the Get College ReadySM website, a new, interactive online platform that offers a quiz, a calculator,
  • Portfolios’ showcases artwork by CCU graduates

    Portfolios’ showcases artwork by CCU graduates

    Monday, April 7 2014 9:30 AM EDT2014-04-07 13:30:11 GMT
    Coastal Carolina University graphic design and studio art graduating seniors will display their art in a two-part exhibition in CCU's Rebecca Randall Bryan Art Gallery. The first exhibit, Portfolio I:
    Coastal Carolina University graphic design and studio art graduating seniors will display their art in a two-part exhibition in CCU's Rebecca Randall Bryan Art Gallery. The first exhibit, Portfolio I:
  • Florence 3 recruitment fair may help alter teacher retention rate

    Florence 3 recruitment fair may help alter teacher retention rate

    Friday, April 4 2014 7:06 PM EDT2014-04-04 23:06:21 GMT
    An excited, but anxious bunch of teachers from across the country met at the National Bean Market in Lake City for the next journey in their teaching careers. "We've had people that are from South Carolina,
    An excited, but anxious bunch of teachers from across the country met at the National Bean Market in Lake City for the next journey in their teaching careers. "We've had people that are from South Carolina,
  • Georgetown students receives science awards

    Georgetown students receives science awards

    Friday, April 4 2014 1:04 PM EDT2014-04-04 17:04:41 GMT
    Students from The Georgetown School of Arts and Sciences took home several awards on April 1st at the College of Charleston's thirty-fourth annual Lowcountry Regional Science and Engineering Fair. The
    Students from The Georgetown School of Arts and Sciences took home several awards on April 1st at the College of Charleston's thirty-fourth annual Lowcountry Regional Science and Engineering Fair. The
  • Florence elementary school placed on lock-down

    Florence elementary school placed on lock-down

    Thursday, April 3 2014 4:45 PM EDT2014-04-03 20:45:27 GMT
    Police are looking for a man who drove his pickup truck onto an elementary school playground in Florence and circled it as students played.
    Police are looking for a man who drove his pickup truck onto an elementary school playground in Florence and circled it as students played.
  • 9th grade students work to reduce underage drinking in Horry County

    9th grade students work to reduce underage drinking in Horry County

    Wednesday, April 2 2014 10:20 PM EDT2014-04-03 02:20:58 GMT
    A group of 9th grade students at the Early College High School are working to reduce underage drinking in Horry County. This initiative is part of "Project Citizen," a program run by the South Carolina
    A group of 9th grade students at the Early College High School are working to reduce underage drinking in Horry County. This initiative is part of "Project Citizen," a program run by the South Carolina
  • CCU celebrates Library Week

    CCU celebrates Library Week

    Wednesday, April 2 2014 1:56 PM EDT2014-04-02 17:56:23 GMT
    Coastal Carolina University's Kimbel Library and Bryan Information Commons joins libraries across the country to celebrate National Library Week, April 13 through 19. Events this year include the ever-popular
    Coastal Carolina University's Kimbel Library and Bryan Information Commons joins libraries across the country to celebrate National Library Week, April 13 through 19. Events this year include the ever-popular
  • Darlington County Library System helps you discover your heritage

    Darlington County Library System helps you discover your heritage

    Wednesday, April 2 2014 12:38 PM EDT2014-04-02 16:38:29 GMT
    The Darlington County Library System, in cooperation with the Darlington County Historical Commission and the Old Darlington District Chapter of the South Carolina Genealogical Society, has created a series
    The Darlington County Library System, in cooperation with the Darlington County Historical Commission and the Old Darlington District Chapter of the South Carolina Genealogical Society, has created a series
  • S. C. naturalist will speak at CCU on the history of the King’S Highway

    S. C. naturalist will speak at CCU on the history of the King’S Highway

    Wednesday, April 2 2014 9:28 AM EDT2014-04-02 13:28:09 GMT
    Dennis Chasten, an award-winning outdoor writer and naturalist, will give a talk on the "History of the King's Highway from Little River to Charleston, S. C." Thursday, April 10, at 5 p.m. in the James
    Dennis Chasten, an award-winning outdoor writer and naturalist, will give a talk on the "History of the King's Highway from Little River to Charleston, S. C." Thursday, April 10, at 5 p.m. in the James
  • Report: South Carolina students falling behind

    Report: South Carolina students falling behind

    Wednesday, April 2 2014 12:02 AM EDT2014-04-02 04:02:02 GMT
    A new report out today says South Carolina school children are behind their peers in other states. The Race for Results report comes from the Annie E. Casey foundation, an organization that aims to help
    A new report out today says South Carolina school children are behind their peers in other states. The Race for Results report comes from the Annie E. Casey foundation, an organization that aims to help
  • Forestbrook Middle School mock trial team wins Battle of the Carolinas

    Forestbrook Middle School mock trial team wins Battle of the Carolinas

    Tuesday, April 1 2014 9:34 PM EDT2014-04-02 01:34:09 GMT
    Forestbrook Middle School's Mock Trial Team was named the inaugural winner of the Battle of the Carolinas, after beating all other teams from two states, including beating Ocean Bay Middle School in the
    Forestbrook Middle School's Mock Trial Team was named the inaugural winner of the Battle of the Carolinas, after beating all other teams from two states, including beating Ocean Bay Middle School in the
  • No money in budget for needed schools in Horry County

    No money in budget for needed schools in Horry County

    Tuesday, April 1 2014 2:57 PM EDT2014-04-01 18:57:44 GMT
    By AJ Janavel CONWAY - On Monday, the Horry Bounty Board of Education discussed a possible tax increases to fund needed building projects for schools in several areas of the county. "Three years and
    By AJ Janavel CONWAY - On Monday, the Horry Bounty Board of Education discussed a possible tax increases to fund needed building projects for schools in several areas of the county. "Three years and
  • Florence One Middle School All-City Chorus concert is this Thursday

    Florence One Middle School All-City Chorus concert is this Thursday

    Tuesday, April 1 2014 11:40 AM EDT2014-04-01 15:40:48 GMT
    The Florence One Middle School All-City Chorus concert is Thursday, April 3rd at 7:00 p.m. at Southside Middle School. The choir is made up of students from Sneed, Williams, and Southside Middle Schools. The
    The Florence One Middle School All-City Chorus concert is Thursday, April 3rd at 7:00 p.m. at Southside Middle School.
  • CCU to hold day of remembrance ceremony

    CCU to hold day of remembrance ceremony

    Tuesday, April 1 2014 10:15 AM EDT2014-04-01 14:15:54 GMT
    Coastal Carolina University will hold its eighth annual Day of Remembrance Ceremony on Wednesday, April 16, at noon in James P. Blanton Park in front of the Edward M. Singleton Building. The public is
    Coastal Carolina University will hold its eighth annual Day of Remembrance Ceremony on Wednesday, April 16, at noon in James P. Blanton Park in front of the Edward M. Singleton Building. The public is
  • Coker College to Host Earth Day Festival at Kalmia Gardens

    Coker College to Host Earth Day Festival at Kalmia Gardens

    Monday, March 31 2014 4:59 PM EDT2014-03-31 20:59:32 GMT
    Coker College will host an Earth Day festival Apr. 5 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Kalmia Gardens. The event, which is free and open to the public, will serve food and host activities including biological
    Coker College will host an Earth Day festival Apr. 5 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Kalmia Gardens. The event, which is free and open to the public, will serve food and host activities including biological
  • CCU to host educational forum on common core standards

    CCU to host educational forum on common core standards

    Monday, March 31 2014 3:06 PM EDT2014-03-31 19:06:53 GMT
    Coastal Carolina University's Spadoni College of Education will host an Education Forum on "The Common Core State Standards: Facts and Myths" on Wednesday, April 9, from 6 to 8 p.m. in Wheelwright Auditorium.
    Coastal Carolina University's Spadoni College of Education will host an Education Forum on "The Common Core State Standards: Facts and Myths" on Wednesday, April 9, from 6 to 8 p.m. in Wheelwright Auditorium.
  • CCU’s Jackson Center hosts Blackface discussion

    CCU’s Jackson Center hosts Blackface discussion

    Monday, March 31 2014 2:23 PM EDT2014-03-31 18:23:14 GMT
    Christy Mag Uidhir, an assistant professor at the University of Houston, will discuss "What's so Bad about Blackface?" on Wednesday, April 9, at 4:30 p.m. in the Thomas W. and Robin W. Edwards College
    Christy Mag Uidhir, an assistant professor at the University of Houston, will discuss "What's so Bad about Blackface?" on Wednesday, April 9, at 4:30 p.m. in the Thomas W. and Robin W. Edwards College
  • CCU to host educational forum on common core standards

    CCU to host educational forum on common core standards

    Monday, March 31 2014 2:21 PM EDT2014-03-31 18:21:30 GMT
    Coastal Carolina University's Spadoni College of Education will host an Education Forum on "The Common Core State Standards: Facts and Myths" on Wednesday, April 9, from 6 to 8 p.m. in Wheelwright Auditorium.
    Coastal Carolina University's Spadoni College of Education will host an Education Forum on "The Common Core State Standards: Facts and Myths" on Wednesday, April 9, from 6 to 8 p.m. in Wheelwright Auditorium.
  • Swain Scholars to host CCU bike awareness day

    Swain Scholars to host CCU bike awareness day

    Monday, March 31 2014 2:15 PM EDT2014-03-31 18:15:45 GMT
    Chelsea Thomas and Dori Sanders, Swain Scholars at Coastal Carolina University, will conduct a Bicycle Awareness Day on Wednesday, April 16, from noon to 3 p.m. on Prince Lawn. The event is free and open
    Chelsea Thomas and Dori Sanders, Swain Scholars at Coastal Carolina University, will conduct a Bicycle Awareness Day on Wednesday, April 16, from noon to 3 p.m. on Prince Lawn. The event is free and open
  • EXTRA CREDIT: Academy for the Arts, Science and Technology’s fundraiser for National Championship

    EXTRA CREDIT: Academy for the Arts, Science and Technology’s fundraiser for National Championship

    Monday, March 31 2014 9:20 AM EDT2014-03-31 13:20:26 GMT
    MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WBTW)- Earlier this month, , The Academy for the Arts, Science, and Technology's Aluminum Assault robotics team won the North Carolina Regional FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition
    MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WBTW)- Earlier this month, , The Academy for the Arts, Science, and Technology's Aluminum Assault robotics team won the North Carolina Regional FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition
  • 400+ candidates attend Horry County Schools' job fair

    400+ candidates attend Horry County Schools' job fair

    Sunday, March 30 2014 11:27 AM EDT2014-03-30 15:27:18 GMT
    Horry County School district hosted a job fair for prospective applicants on Saturday. Candidates were screened for positions for elementary, middle and high school levels for next school year. Representatives
    Horry County School district hosted a job fair for prospective applicants on Saturday. Candidates were screened for positions for elementary, middle and high school levels for next school year. Representatives
  • Solicitor’s Arbitration Program donates school supplies

    Solicitor’s Arbitration Program donates school supplies

    Friday, March 28 2014 3:16 PM EDT2014-03-28 19:16:59 GMT
    The Juvenile Arbitration Program of Twelfth Circuit Solicitor Ed Clements has partnered with Florence County School District Three for "Tools for Schools," a program designed to invest in schools and youth
    The Juvenile Arbitration Program of Twelfth Circuit Solicitor Ed Clements has partnered with Florence County School District Three for "Tools for Schools," a program designed to invest in schools and youth
  • S. C. Bar hosts inaugural Battle of the Carolinas Mock Trial Competition

    S. C. Bar hosts inaugural Battle of the Carolinas Mock Trial Competition

    Friday, March 28 2014 2:22 PM EDT2014-03-28 18:22:01 GMT
    Four South Carolina middle schools and four North Carolina middle schools will compete in the inaugural Battle of the Carolinas Middle School Mock Trial Competition March 28-29, at the Horry County Government
    Four South Carolina middle schools and four North Carolina middle schools will compete in the inaugural Battle of the Carolinas Middle School Mock Trial Competition March 28-29, at the Horry County Government
  • ‘Blood Wedding’ to be performed by CCU students

    ‘Blood Wedding’ to be performed by CCU students

    Friday, March 28 2014 12:36 PM EDT2014-03-28 16:36:59 GMT
    "Blood Wedding," a Spanish tragedy play by Federico Garcia Lorca, will be performed by Coastal Carolina University students from Thursday, April 3, through Saturday, April 12, in the Edwards Theatre on
    "Blood Wedding," a Spanish tragedy play by Federico Garcia Lorca, will be performed by Coastal Carolina University students from Thursday, April 3, through Saturday, April 12, in the Edwards Theatre on
  • Governor Haley visits Coastal Montessori Charter School

    Governor Haley visits Coastal Montessori Charter School

    Friday, March 28 2014 10:24 AM EDT2014-03-28 14:24:59 GMT
    Governor Nikki Haley made a couple of stops Thursday in Pawleys Island. She spoke to students at stop at Coastal Montessori Charter School (CMCS) and attended an assembly in the school's auditorium. Before
    Governor Nikki Haley made a couple of stops Thursday in Pawleys Island. She spoke to students at  at Coastal Montessori Charter School (CMCS) and attended an assembly in the school's auditorium.
  • FMU to hold open house for prospective students and families

    FMU to hold open house for prospective students and families

    Thursday, March 27 2014 10:06 AM EDT2014-03-27 14:06:23 GMT
    Francis Marion University's Open House for prospective students and their families will be held on Saturday, April 5. The day's events will begin in the Smith University Center (UC) Commons. Special signage
    Francis Marion University's Open House for prospective students and their families will be held on Saturday, April 5. The day's events will begin in the Smith University Center (UC) Commons. Special signage
  • 2 Horry County Schools named 2014 Palmetto's Finest

    2 Horry County Schools named 2014 Palmetto's Finest

    Thursday, March 27 2014 7:51 AM EDT2014-03-27 11:51:21 GMT
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    Wednesday afternoon the 2014 Palmetto's Finest awards were announced. Among the winners, two Horry County schools; Midland Elementary in Galivants Ferry and Forestbrook Middle in Myrtle Beach. Five schools
    Wednesday afternoon the 2014 Palmetto's Finest awards were announced. Among the winners, two Horry County schools; Midland Elementary in Galivants Ferry and Forestbrook Middle in Myrtle Beach. Five schools
  • HTC names 2014 teacher-scholar award recipient

    HTC names 2014 teacher-scholar award recipient

    Wednesday, March 26 2014 2:55 PM EDT2014-03-26 18:55:20 GMT
    Coastal Carolina University's Terry F. Pettijohn II, associate professor of psychology, has been named the 2014 Horry Telephone Cooperative Distinguished Teacher-Scholar Lecturer. He will be honored
    Coastal Carolina University's Terry F. Pettijohn II, associate professor of psychology, has been named the 2014 Horry Telephone Cooperative Distinguished Teacher-Scholar Lecturer. He will be honored
  • Special Olympics held at Darlington High thanks to dozens of volunteers

    Special Olympics held at Darlington High thanks to dozens of volunteers

    Wednesday, March 26 2014 11:47 AM EDT2014-03-26 15:47:01 GMT
    Students and staff at Darlington High School braced the cooler than normal temperatures Wednesday to host the Special Olympics for the district. More than 70 students assisted with the games. Then in
    Students and staff at Darlington High School braced the cooler than normal temperatures Wednesday to host the Special Olympics for the district. More than 70 students assisted with the games. Then in
  • Horry County Schools sweep SC History Day regional event

    Horry County Schools sweep SC History Day regional event

    Wednesday, March 26 2014 10:44 AM EDT2014-03-26 14:44:28 GMT
    (News Release)  Horry County Schools' students swept 85 percent of all awards presented at the South Carolina History Day Pee Dee Regional competition held in Lake City on March 4 and 7. Both the middle
    Horry County Schools' students swept 85 percent of all awards presented at the South Carolina History Day Pee Dee Regional competition held in Lake City on March 4 and 7. Both the middle and high school competitions featured nine categories, with first, second and third place winners. Of the 54 awards presented, HCS students took home 46.
  • S.C. Bar to host inaugural Battle of the Carolinas Middle School Mock Trial Competition

    S.C. Bar to host inaugural Battle of the Carolinas Middle School Mock Trial Competition

    Tuesday, March 25 2014 12:37 PM EDT2014-03-25 16:37:18 GMT
    Four South Carolina middle schools and four North Carolina middle schools will compete in the inaugural Battle of the Carolinas Middle School Mock Trial Competition March 28-29, at the Horry County Government
    Four South Carolina middle schools and four North Carolina middle schools will compete in the inaugural Battle of the Carolinas Middle School Mock Trial Competition March 28-29, at the Horry County Government
  • Horry County School reps head to Houston to check out school designs

    Horry County School reps head to Houston to check out school designs

    Tuesday, March 25 2014 12:25 PM EDT2014-03-25 16:25:02 GMT
    Representatives from Horry County Schools will travel to Houston April 10 and 11 to tour schools to get design ideas for school prototypes here in Horry County. The county has several district building
    Representatives from Horry County Schools will travel to Houston April 10 and 11 to tour schools to get design ideas for school prototypes here in Horry County. The county has several district building
  • Middle class college students hit hard from loan debt

    Middle class college students hit hard from loan debt

    Tuesday, March 25 2014 8:05 AM EDT2014-03-25 12:05:57 GMT
    As college costs rise faster than the rate of inflation, they pose a big hurdle for many who seek a higher education. A new study from Dartmouth University says students from middle class families are
    As college costs rise faster than the rate of inflation, they pose a big hurdle for many who seek a higher education. A new study from Dartmouth University says students from middle class families are
  • FMU Performing Arts Center’s BB&T Amphitheatre cover near completion

    FMU Performing Arts Center’s BB&T Amphitheatre cover near completion

    Monday, March 24 2014 2:32 PM EDT2014-03-24 18:32:47 GMT
    FLORENCE – The Francis Marion University Performing Arts Center's BB&T Amphitheatre stage cover is expected to be completed in April, according to university officials. "The cover is needed primarily
    FLORENCE – The Francis Marion University Performing Arts Center's BB&T Amphitheatre stage cover is expected to be completed in April, according to university officials. "The cover is needed primarily
  • Superintendent of Schools visits schools in Darlington County

    Superintendent of Schools visits schools in Darlington County

    Monday, March 24 2014 2:31 PM EDT2014-03-24 18:31:24 GMT
    Dr. Mick Zais, SC Superintendent of Schools, visited the Darlington County School District Monday. He was talking about practices that produce successes in the district as well as challenges schools face
    Dr. Mick Zais, SC Superintendent of Schools, visited the Darlington County School District Monday. He was talking about practices that produce successes in the district as well as challenges schools face
  • Sen. Hugh Leatherman presents check to Florence School District 1

    Sen. Hugh Leatherman presents check to Florence School District 1

    Monday, March 24 2014 11:44 AM EDT2014-03-24 15:44:24 GMT
    The Board of Directors of the School foundation, Florence School District 1 Board of trustees, and Administrative staff delivered a report Monday. "Start SMART progress Report to the Community" featured
    The Board of Directors of the School foundation, Florence School District 1 Board of trustees, and Administrative staff delivered a report Monday. "Start SMART progress Report to the Community" featured
  • FMU’s Britton authors sixth book

    FMU’s Britton authors sixth book

    Monday, March 24 2014 10:08 AM EDT2014-03-24 14:08:50 GMT
    Dr. John Britton, long-time member of the Francis Marion University Department of History and now Professor Emeritus, had his sixth book published recently. "Cables, Crises, and the Press: The Geopolitics
    Dr. John Britton, long-time member of the Francis Marion University Department of History and now Professor Emeritus, had his sixth book published recently. "Cables, Crises, and the Press: The Geopolitics
  • EXTRA CREDIT: March Pee Dee Education Center Teachers of the Year

    EXTRA CREDIT: March Pee Dee Education Center Teachers of the Year

    Monday, March 24 2014 9:17 AM EDT2014-03-24 13:17:27 GMT
    DILLON COUNTY, S.C. (WBTW)- District leaders recognized dozens of teachers across the Pee Dee this school year for their achievement inside and outside the classroom. Someone in their school nominates
    DILLON COUNTY, S.C. (WBTW)- District leaders recognized dozens of teachers across the Pee Dee this school year for their achievement inside and outside the classroom. Someone in their school nominates
  • Lake City High School hosts Dare 2 Be D.E.A.F. career fair

    Lake City High School hosts Dare 2 Be D.E.A.F. career fair

    Sunday, March 23 2014 8:53 AM EDT2014-03-23 12:53:23 GMT
    Lake City High School alumni gave back to their community today by sharing career experiences. The Dare 2 Be D.E.A.F. career fair was held at Lake City High School on Saturday. Alumni offered students
    Lake City High School alumni gave back to their community today by sharing career experiences. The Dare 2 Be D.E.A.F. career fair was held at Lake City High School on Saturday. Alumni offered students
  • Pee Dee 4-H livestock project day offers more than just hands-on experience, teaches valuable lessons

    Pee Dee 4-H livestock project day offers more than just hands-on experience, teaches valuable lessons

    Sunday, March 23 2014 8:37 AM EDT2014-03-23 12:37:53 GMT
    Goats, cows, chicken, along with a variety of non-traditional animals, are your typical pets. "It's a whole other experience trying to work with a pig and a goat than if you were trying to get a dog
    Goats, cows, chicken, along with a variety of non-traditional animals, are your typical pets. "It's a whole other experience trying to work with a pig and a goat than if you were trying to get a dog
  • Lt. Gov. Glenn McConnell selected to be College of Charleston's next president

    Lt. Gov. Glenn McConnell selected to be College of Charleston's next president

    Saturday, March 22 2014 11:22 PM EDT2014-03-23 03:22:50 GMT
    Lt. Gov. Glenn McConnellLt. Gov. Glenn McConnell
    The Board of Trustees at the College of Charleston unanimously voted to select Lieutenant Governor Glenn McConnell as its 22nd president Saturday evening. This decision comes after the Board spent all of Saturday debating the three candidates. While the Board spent most of the day in Executive Session, the decision was made in the public. "We believe that Glenn McConnell is the best person to lead the College of Charleston, and we expect to quickly conclude the contract negotiations and forma...
    The Board of Trustees at the College of Charleston unanimously voted to select Lieutenant Governor Glenn McConnell as its 22nd president Saturday evening. This decision comes after the Board spent all of Saturday debating the three candidates. While the Board spent most of the day in Executive Session, the decision was made in the public. "We believe that Glenn McConnell is the best person to lead the College of Charleston, and we expect to quickly conclude the contract negotiations and forma...
  • Darlington County Sheriff's Office captures man wanted for kidnapping, other charges

    Darlington County Sheriff's Office captures man wanted for kidnapping, other charges

    Saturday, March 22 2014 10:28 PM EDT2014-03-23 02:28:48 GMT
    Darlington County deputies were called Sunday morning to a residence on the 1600 block of east Old Camden road. Official say that a domestic situation turned into a kidnapping and assault at that location.
    Darlington County deputies were called Sunday morning to a residence on the 1600 block of east Old Camden road. Official say that a domestic situation turned into a kidnapping and assault at that location.
  • FMU to host Spring 2014 Career Fair, April 9

    FMU to host Spring 2014 Career Fair, April 9

    Friday, March 21 2014 4:23 PM EDT2014-03-21 20:23:25 GMT
    Francis Marion University's Office of Career Development will host its spring 2014 Career Fair on Wednesday, April 9, from 12 – 2:30 p.m. in the Smith University Center lobby. Local, state, and regional
    Francis Marion University's Office of Career Development will host its spring 2014 Career Fair on Wednesday, April 9, from 12 – 2:30 p.m. in the Smith University Center lobby.
  • David Bankston and Friends to perform at CCU

    David Bankston and Friends to perform at CCU

    Friday, March 21 2014 4:15 PM EDT2014-03-21 20:15:36 GMT
    Singer/songwriter/professor David Bankston will perform selections from his new CD "Here You Are: a retrospective" on Thursday, April 3, at 7:30 p.m. in Wheelwright Auditorium. The evening
    Singer/songwriter/professor David Bankston will perform selections from his new CD "Here You Are: a retrospective" on Thursday, April 3, at 7:30 p.m. in Wheelwright Auditorium.
  • Florence School District 3 (Lake City) announces weather makeup days

    Florence School District 3 (Lake City) announces weather makeup days

    Friday, March 21 2014 11:55 AM EDT2014-03-21 15:55:23 GMT
    LAKE CITY, SC -- During the month of February, students in Florence County School District Three missed a total of 5 days of instruction due to inclement weather. The district has three days
    During the month of February, students in Florence County School District Three missed a total of 5 days of instruction due to inclement weather.
  • Wilson High's math team win FDTC's Mathematics Competition

    Wilson High's math team win FDTC's Mathematics Competition

    Friday, March 21 2014 11:54 AM EDT2014-03-21 15:54:53 GMT
    FLORENCE, SC -Wilson High School Mathematics Team recently won the 18th annual Florence-Darlington Technical College Technical Mathematics Competition. Wilson's team won $1,500 and the Competition Trophy,
    Wilson High School Mathematics Team recently won the 18th annual Florence-Darlington Technical College Technical Mathematics Competition.
  • Wilson High takes home title in Academic Challenge State Championship

    Wilson High takes home title in Academic Challenge State Championship

    Friday, March 21 2014 9:07 AM EDT2014-03-21 13:07:30 GMT
    Francis Marion University hosted the first-ever South Carolina Academic Challenge State Championship at the Pee Dee Education Center. In the Middle School title match-ups, Lake View beat Fairfield Middle
    Francis Marion University hosted the first-ever South Carolina Academic Challenge State Championship at the Pee Dee Education Center.
  • New Director Starts at Florence County Library System

    New Director Starts at Florence County Library System

    Thursday, March 20 2014 11:33 AM EDT2014-03-20 15:33:31 GMT
    FLORENCE, SC -The Florence County Library Board of Trustees has named Philip Alan Smith as the new director of the Florence County Library System. He succeeds library director Ray McBride who retired last
    FLORENCE, SC -The Florence County Library Board of Trustees has named Philip Alan Smith as the new director of the Florence County Library System.
  • Hartsville to host a Million March Against Child Abuse

    Hartsville to host a Million March Against Child Abuse

    Thursday, March 20 2014 10:52 AM EDT2014-03-20 14:52:16 GMT
    Founded January 2012 Mission Statement - To unite all Americans and Child Advocates in solidarity to raise awareness of the need for tougher sentencing in crimes against children and CAN and march
    HARTSVILLE, SC - The Million March Against Child Abuse (MACA) of the Pee Dee will be at Centennial Park in Hartsville, on Saturday, April 5, from 11:00am-3:00pm. 
  • Coker College announces annual Celebration of Academics

    Coker College announces annual Celebration of Academics

    Wednesday, March 19 2014 3:12 PM EDT2014-03-19 19:12:42 GMT
    HARTSVILLE, SC – Continuing a tradition that began in 2011 at Coker College President Robert Wyatt's inauguration, Coker will host a campus-wide Celebration of Academics March 24–26. "The Celebration
    HARTSVILLE, SC – Continuing a tradition that began in 2011 at Coker College President Robert Wyatt's inauguration, Coker will host a campus-wide Celebration of Academics March 24–26.
  • FMU Performing Arts Center brings Neil Berg’s “102 Years of Broadway

    FMU Performing Arts Center brings Neil Berg’s “102 Years of Broadway

    Wednesday, March 19 2014 12:41 PM EDT2014-03-19 16:41:48 GMT
    Neil Berg's Broadway review returns to Francis Marion University's Performing Arts Center on Friday, March 28, at 7:30 p.m. The award-winning producer, lyricist and composer Neil Berg presents "102 Years
    Neil Berg's Broadway review returns to Francis Marion University's Performing Arts Center on Friday, March 28, at 7:30 p.m. The award-winning producer, lyricist and composer Neil Berg presents "102 Years
  • Candidate for Superintendent in Florence One withdraws his candidacy

    Candidate for Superintendent in Florence One withdraws his candidacy

    Wednesday, March 19 2014 10:23 AM EDT2014-03-19 14:23:14 GMT
    Florence One School Board Chair Porter Stewart today announced the withdrawal of Dr. Scott Mercer, Superintendent of Spartanburg 2, from the search process to fill the position of Superintendent of Schools
    Florence One School Board Chair Porter Stewart today announced the withdrawal of Dr. Scott Mercer, Superintendent of Spartanburg 2, from the search process to fill the position of Superintendent of Schools
  • Florence County Coalition will host its Annual Parenting Conference

    Florence County Coalition will host its Annual Parenting Conference

    Tuesday, March 18 2014 3:16 PM EDT2014-03-18 19:16:02 GMT
    FLORENCE, SC - The Parenting Issues Task Force of the Florence County Coalition for Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Services will host its Annual Parenting Conference Wednesday, March 19. The Conference will
    FLORENCE, SC - The Parenting Issues Task Force of the Florence County Coalition for Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Services will host its Annual Parenting Conference Wednesday, March 19.
  • North Myrtle Beach High wins third Mock Trial state championship

    North Myrtle Beach High wins third Mock Trial state championship

    Tuesday, March 18 2014 2:12 PM EDT2014-03-18 18:12:23 GMT
    NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, SC - North Myrtle Beach High School's Mock Trial team won the South Carolina Mock Trail State Championship, making this the school's third state title in the last four years. The
    NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, SC - North Myrtle Beach High School's Mock Trial team won the South Carolina Mock Trail State Championship, making this the school's third state title in the last four years.
  • Florence Christian School Earns Continuing SACS CASI Accreditation

    Florence Christian School Earns Continuing SACS CASI Accreditation

    Tuesday, March 18 2014 11:55 AM EDT2014-03-18 15:55:47 GMT
    Principal Jim Berry recently announced that Florence Christian School earned continuing accreditation from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Council on Accreditation and School Improvement
    Principal Jim Berry recently announced that Florence Christian School earned continuing accreditation from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Council on Accreditation and School Improvement
  • Horry County school district makes decision about snow days

    Horry County school district makes decision about snow days

    Tuesday, March 18 2014 11:42 AM EDT2014-03-18 15:42:39 GMT
    The Horry County School Board of Education voted unanimously Monday to forgive all but two instructional days missed during recent winter ice storms. Last week, Governor Nikki Haley signed a resolution
    The Horry County School Board of Education voted unanimously Monday to forgive all but two instructional days missed during recent winter ice storms. Last week, Governor Nikki Haley signed a resolution
  • Hundreds of pieces were on display for annual Art in Business Youth Art Show

    Hundreds of pieces were on display for annual Art in Business Youth Art Show

    Monday, March 17 2014 2:18 PM EDT2014-03-17 18:18:18 GMT
    There's a generation of young artist on the rise in the Pee Dee. Hartsville Middle School hosted the Darlington County School district's annual Art in Business Youth Art Show. Artwork from students
    There's a generation of young artist on the rise in the Pee Dee. Hartsville Middle School hosted the Darlington County School district's annual Art in Business Youth Art Show. Artwork from students
  • Pee Dee schools compete in Academic Challenge Tournament

    Pee Dee schools compete in Academic Challenge Tournament

    Monday, March 17 2014 10:53 AM EDT2014-03-17 14:53:47 GMT
    First it was the middle schools and on Saturday, Pee Dee area high schools competed in the annual Academic Challenge. News13's Bob Juback moderated this year's AC Tournament. There were 20 teams competing
    First it was the middle schools and on Saturday, Pee Dee area high schools competed in the annual Academic Challenge. News13's Bob Juback moderated this year's AC Tournament. There were 20 teams competing
  • CCU christens the "Coastal Explorer"

    CCU christens the "Coastal Explorer"

    Friday, March 14 2014 5:19 PM EDT2014-03-14 21:19:50 GMT
    Coastal Carolina University christened the "Coastal Explorer" Friday in Georgetown. It's a 50-foot aluminum research boat equipped with state-of-the-art sea floor mapping/geophysical survey systems,
    Coastal Carolina University christened the "Coastal Explorer" Friday in Georgetown. It's a 50-foot aluminum research boat equipped with state-of-the-art sea floor mapping/geophysical survey systems,
  • FMU’s Flannagan elected to serve a third term as faculty chair

    FMU’s Flannagan elected to serve a third term as faculty chair

    Friday, March 14 2014 4:06 PM EDT2014-03-14 20:06:41 GMT
    Francis Marion University English Professor Dr. Rebecca Flannagan has been re-elected by her peers to serve a third, one-year term as faculty chair. Following others who were elected multiple years as
    Francis Marion University English Professor Dr. Rebecca Flannagan has been re-elected by her peers to serve a third, one-year term as faculty chair. Following others who were elected multiple years as
  • FMU to host award-winning "Vagina Monologues"

    FMU to host award-winning "Vagina Monologues"

    Friday, March 14 2014 3:09 PM EDT2014-03-14 19:09:59 GMT
    FLORENCE, SC - Students, faculty and staff are taking on Eve Ensler's award-winning play The Vagina Monologues at Francis Marion University to promote gender, domestic violence and sexual assault awareness
    FLORENCE, SC - Students, faculty and staff are taking on Eve Ensler's award-winning play The Vagina Monologues at Francis Marion University to promote gender, domestic violence and sexual assault awareness
  • Teacher Recruitment Fair in Horry County

    Teacher Recruitment Fair in Horry County

    Friday, March 14 2014 2:08 PM EDT2014-03-14 18:08:59 GMT
    Teach at the Beach Horry County Schools Educator Recruitment Fair will be held March 29 at Conway High School located on Church Street. You need to pre-register by March 15. Critical needs area will
    Teach at the Beach Horry County Schools Educator Recruitment Fair will be held March 29 at Conway High School located on Church Street. You need to pre-register by March 15. Critical needs area will
  • Teacher Recruitment Fair in Florence

    Teacher Recruitment Fair in Florence

    Friday, March 14 2014 2:02 PM EDT2014-03-14 18:02:48 GMT
    Florence County School District Three will be holding a Teacher Recruitment Fair on Friday, April 4, 2014 from 9:00 am- 2:00 pm EST. It will be held at The National Bean Market located at the address
    Florence County School District Three will be holding a Teacher Recruitment Fair on Friday, April 4, 2014 from 9:00 am- 2:00 pm EST. It will be held at The National Bean Market located at the address
  • ‘What is Wrong with Politics?’ discussion to be held at CCU

    ‘What is Wrong with Politics?’ discussion to be held at CCU

    Friday, March 14 2014 10:34 AM EDT2014-03-14 14:34:40 GMT
    "What is Wrong with Politics Today?" will be the focus of Coastal Carolina University's next Tea and Ethics series on Wednesday, March 26, at 4:30 p.m. in the James J. Johnson Auditorium. The discussion
    "What is Wrong with Politics Today?" will be the focus of Coastal Carolina University's next Tea and Ethics series on Wednesday, March 26, at 4:30 p.m. in the James J. Johnson Auditorium. The discussion
  • Florence School District One names top superintendent candidates

    Florence School District One names top superintendent candidates

    Friday, March 14 2014 12:14 AM EDT2014-03-14 04:14:40 GMT
    Florence School District One Press Release After having the South Carolina School Boards Association conduct a nation-wide search for a school superintendent, the Florence One Board of Trustees released
    Each candidate will attend a meet and greet session to interact with the community.
  • CCU’s Sustainability Initiative names Spring 2014 Eco-Rep leaders

    CCU’s Sustainability Initiative names Spring 2014 Eco-Rep leaders

    Thursday, March 13 2014 10:08 AM EDT2014-03-13 14:08:51 GMT
    Four Coastal Carolina University students have been selected as the Spring 2014 Eco-Rep Leaders, a student leadership program sponsored by the Campus and Community Sustainability Initiative. These students,
    Four Coastal Carolina University students have been selected as the Spring 2014 Eco-Rep Leaders, a student leadership program sponsored by the Campus and Community Sustainability Initiative. These students,
  • Film on country and bluegrass to be shown at CCU

    Film on country and bluegrass to be shown at CCU

    Wednesday, March 12 2014 2:27 PM EDT2014-03-12 18:27:04 GMT
    "High Lonesome: The Story of Bluegrass Music" will be shown at Coastal Carolina University on Monday, March 24, at 7 p.m. in the James J. Johnson Auditorium. The documentary film is free and open to the
    "High Lonesome: The Story of Bluegrass Music" will be shown at Coastal Carolina University on Monday, March 24, at 7 p.m. in the James J. Johnson Auditorium. The documentary film is free and open to the
  • Governor Haley to visit Coastal Montessori Charter School

    Governor Haley to visit Coastal Montessori Charter School

    Wednesday, March 12 2014 11:23 AM EDT2014-03-12 15:23:29 GMT
    PAWLEYS ISLAND, SC - Governor Nikki Haley will visit Coastal Montessori Charter School (CMCS) on Thursday, March 27, to observe Montessori lessons and hear first-hand from scholars about their experiences
    PAWLEYS ISLAND, SC - Governor Nikki Haley will visit Coastal Montessori Charter School (CMCS) on Thursday, March 27, to observe Montessori lessons and hear first-hand from scholars
  • Florence-Darlington Technical College Instructor gives commencement address

    Florence-Darlington Technical College Instructor gives commencement address

    Tuesday, March 11 2014 11:02 AM EDT2014-03-11 15:02:38 GMT
    Florence-Darlington Technical College Philosophy and Speech Instructor, Ismael (Mario) Perez is set to speak to 154 Midshipmen at the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland at commencement ceremonies
    Florence-Darlington Technical College Philosophy and Speech Instructor, Ismael (Mario) Perez is set to speak to 154 Midshipmen at the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland at commencement ceremonies
  • Moore School ranked No. 1 for international MBA program

    Moore School ranked No. 1 for international MBA program

    Tuesday, March 11 2014 10:37 AM EDT2014-03-11 14:37:43 GMT
    COLUMBIA, SC - The University of South Carolina's international MBA program (IMBA) regained the top spot in the 2015 U.S. News & World Report's Best Graduate Schools released Tuesday. The program at the
    COLUMBIA, SC - The University of South Carolina's international MBA program (IMBA) regained the top spot in the 2015 U.S. News & World Report's Best Graduate Schools released Tuesday.
  • FMU to host childhood bipolar disorder workshop

    FMU to host childhood bipolar disorder workshop

    Tuesday, March 11 2014 10:09 AM EDT2014-03-11 14:09:02 GMT
    Francis Marion University's Department of Psychology will host "Childhood Bipolar Disorder: How to Correctly Diagnose and Treat" workshop on Friday, March 21 in Ervin Dining Hall's Palmetto Room. Featuring
    Francis Marion University's Department of Psychology will host "Childhood Bipolar Disorder: How to Correctly Diagnose and Treat" workshop on Friday, March 21 in Ervin Dining Hall's Palmetto Room. Featuring
  • FMU to host Brainapalooza

    FMU to host Brainapalooza

    Tuesday, March 11 2014 8:47 AM EDT2014-03-11 12:47:31 GMT
    In observance of Brain Awareness Week (March 10-16), Francis Marion University will host two lectures. The "Brainapalooza: Philosophy of the Mind," lecture followed by neuroscience trivia will be held
    In observance of Brain Awareness Week (March 10-16), Francis Marion University will host two lectures. The "Brainapalooza: Philosophy of the Mind," lecture followed by neuroscience trivia will be held
  • Study Finds SC Needs More College Educated Workers to Fuel Economic Growth

    Study Finds SC Needs More College Educated Workers to Fuel Economic Growth

    Friday, March 7 2014 9:45 PM EST2014-03-08 02:45:45 GMT
    A new study says South Carolina is facing a shortfall of college educated workers to fuel its economic growth. The study, done by two professors from the University of South Carolina, found the state
    A new study says South Carolina is facing a shortfall of college educated workers to fuel its economic growth. The study, done by two professors from the University of South Carolina, found the state
  • Robeson County teacher helps save the life of one of her first grade students

    Robeson County teacher helps save the life of one of her first grade students

    Friday, March 7 2014 9:07 PM EST2014-03-08 02:07:27 GMT
    You might not always recognize them, but heroes are all around us. Some come in the form of teachers. Tracy Hyman is a first grade teacher at Rosenwald Elementary school in Robeson County. Last month
    You might not always recognize them, but heroes are all around us. Some come in the form of teachers. Tracy Hyman is a first grade teacher at Rosenwald Elementary school in Robeson County. Last month
  • Riot Grrrls movement to visit CCU

    Riot Grrrls movement to visit CCU

    Friday, March 7 2014 3:53 PM EST2014-03-07 20:53:16 GMT
    "Riot Grrrls, Zines and Twenty Year of Activism" with Alison Piepmeier will be presented at Coastal Carolina University on Thursday, March 20, at 4:30 p.m. in the James J. Johnson Auditorium. This event
    "Riot Grrrls, Zines and Twenty Year of Activism" with Alison Piepmeier will be presented at Coastal Carolina University on Thursday, March 20, at 4:30 p.m. in the James J. Johnson Auditorium. This event
  • FMU gears up for Arts International, April 12

    FMU gears up for Arts International, April 12

    Friday, March 7 2014 11:54 AM EST2014-03-07 16:54:15 GMT
    Plans are underway for Francis Marion University's Arts International, the annual celebration of the arts, to be held Saturday, April 12, from 10 a.m. to 5 pm. The event is free and open to the public. This
    Plans are underway for Francis Marion University's Arts International, the annual celebration of the arts, to be held Saturday, April 12, from 10 a.m. to 5 pm. The event is free and open to the public. This
  • Major SAT changes to begin taking effect in 2016

    Major SAT changes to begin taking effect in 2016

    Friday, March 7 2014 7:28 AM EST2014-03-07 12:28:36 GMT
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Essay optional. No penalties for wrong answers. The SAT college entrance exam is undergoing sweeping revisions. Changes in the annual test that millions of students take will also do
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Essay optional. No penalties for wrong answers. The SAT college entrance exam is undergoing sweeping revisions. Changes in the annual test that millions of students take will also do
  • The incomparable Ricky Skaggs to take stage at FMU Performing Arts Center

    The incomparable Ricky Skaggs to take stage at FMU Performing Arts Center

    Thursday, March 6 2014 5:03 PM EST2014-03-06 22:03:41 GMT
    Fourteen-time Grammy Award winner Ricky Skaggs and his famous blue grass band, Kentucky Thunder, will perform at the Francis Marion University Performing Arts Center on Saturday, April 5 at 7:30 p.m. for
    Fourteen-time Grammy Award winner Ricky Skaggs and his famous blue grass band, Kentucky Thunder, will perform at the Francis Marion University Performing Arts Center on Saturday, April 5 at 7:30 p.m. for
  • Byington named provost at Coastal Carolina University

    Byington named provost at Coastal Carolina University

    Thursday, March 6 2014 12:20 PM EST2014-03-06 17:20:25 GMT
    J. Ralph Byington has been named to the position of Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs at Coastal Carolina University, according to an announcement by CCU President David
    J. Ralph Byington has been named to the position of Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs at Coastal Carolina University, according to an announcement by CCU President David
  • FMU to hold Ms. FMU pageant, March 13

    FMU to hold Ms. FMU pageant, March 13

    Thursday, March 6 2014 12:00 PM EST2014-03-06 17:00:04 GMT
    On Thursday, March 13, eight students will contend for the title of Ms. Francis Marion University. The contest will begin at 6 p.m. in Chapman Auditorium. Admission is free. The event is open to the
    On Thursday, March 13, eight students will contend for the title of Ms. Francis Marion University. The contest will begin at 6 p.m. in Chapman Auditorium. Admission is free. The event is open to the
  • FMU’s Bryngelson has stars in her eyes

    FMU’s Bryngelson has stars in her eyes

    Wednesday, March 5 2014 4:03 PM EST2014-03-05 21:03:33 GMT
    It was a stroke of luck that put Francis Marion University Professor Dr. Ginger Bryngelson in just the right place, at the just the right time, to watch a 12 million-year-old explosion unfold in the evening
    It was a stroke of luck that put Francis Marion University Professor Dr. Ginger Bryngelson in just the right place, at the just the right time, to watch a 12 million-year-old explosion unfold in the evening
  • Horry County Schools announce dates for school proms and galas

    Horry County Schools announce dates for school proms and galas

    Wednesday, March 5 2014 10:45 AM EST2014-03-05 15:45:30 GMT
    The following list details the dates and locations for Horry County school proms and galas: Aynor High School, April 12, Club Boca, 7 - 11 p.m. Carolina Forest High School, April 11, the Marina Inn at
    The following list details the dates and locations for Horry County school proms and galas: Aynor High School, April 12, Club Boca, 7 - 11 p.m. Carolina Forest High School, April 11, the Marina Inn at
  • Chicora Rotary holding annual event to celebrate Horry County Schools

    Chicora Rotary holding annual event to celebrate Horry County Schools

    Wednesday, March 5 2014 10:33 AM EST2014-03-05 15:33:42 GMT
    On April 6, Chicora Rotary of Myrtle Beach will host the second annual Waves of the Future-Rotary's Celebration of Horry County Schools. The event will be held at The Calvin Gilmore Theater at 4 p.m.
    On April 6, Chicora Rotary of Myrtle Beach will host the second annual Waves of the Future-Rotary's Celebration of Horry County Schools. The event will be held at The Calvin Gilmore Theater at 4 p.m.
  • DAR good citizens ceremony to honor local high school students

    DAR good citizens ceremony to honor local high school students

    Monday, March 3 2014 11:52 PM EST2014-03-04 04:52:11 GMT
    Myrtle Beach, SC –The Theodosia Burr chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) will be honoring seven local high school students, one from each area high school for their good citizenship
    Myrtle Beach, SC –The Theodosia Burr chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) will be honoring seven local high school students, one from each area high school for their good citizenship
  • Celebrating Dr. Suess with Read Across America

    Celebrating Dr. Suess with Read Across America

    Monday, March 3 2014 1:54 PM EST2014-03-03 18:54:37 GMT
    Robeson County Schools participated in the Read Across America Dr. Seuss Birthday Celebration Monday. Volunteers read to children all across the district. Miss North Carolina and Football Pro Vonta Leach
    Robeson County Schools participated in the Read Across America Dr. Seuss Birthday Celebration Monday. Volunteers read to children all across the district. Miss North Carolina and Football Pro Vonta Leach
  • CCU celebrates women’s history month

    CCU celebrates women’s history month

    Monday, March 3 2014 9:02 AM EST2014-03-03 14:02:53 GMT
    Coastal Carolina University is celebrating Women's History Month with a variety of events from March 3 to March 25. Unless noted, all events are free and open to the public. The month's events include: *
    Coastal Carolina University is celebrating Women's History Month with a variety of events from March 3 to March 25. Unless noted, all events are free and open to the public. The month's events include: *
  • Religion is topic of CCU’s Philosopher’s Corner

    Religion is topic of CCU’s Philosopher’s Corner

    Monday, March 3 2014 8:51 AM EST2014-03-03 13:51:39 GMT
    Robert Audi, professor of philosophy at the University of Notre Dame, will present "Can Religious Faith Be Rational Given the Evils of History?" at Coastal Carolina University on Monday, March 17, at 4:30
    Robert Audi, professor of philosophy at the University of Notre Dame, will present "Can Religious Faith Be Rational Given the Evils of History?" at Coastal Carolina University on Monday, March 17, at 4:30
  • Two Florence school districts violate state law

    Two Florence school districts violate state law

    Friday, February 28 2014 11:45 PM EST2014-03-01 04:45:47 GMT
    South Carolina's education department says some pee dee schools are behind on their homework. The state says two Florence County districts are months late turning in audits. State officials say Florence
    South Carolina's education department says some pee dee schools are behind on their homework. The state says two Florence County districts are months late turning in audits.
  • Darlington County schools announce snow make-up days

    Darlington County schools announce snow make-up days

    Friday, February 28 2014 5:23 PM EST2014-02-28 22:23:03 GMT
    Students in the Darlington County School District (DCSD) will make up three of the five school days missed due to inclement weather. The Darlington County Board of Education voted this week to forgive
    Students in the Darlington County School District (DCSD) will make up three of the five school days missed due to inclement weather. The Darlington County Board of Education voted this week to forgive
  • FMU’s Thrower receives honorary degree in special ceremony

    FMU’s Thrower receives honorary degree in special ceremony

    Friday, February 28 2014 4:59 PM EST2014-02-28 21:59:59 GMT
    An Honorary Doctor of Humanities degree was conferred upon Francis Marion University faculty member Lucy Thrower in a special ceremony held after the quarterly meeting of the board of trustees. The Bennettsville
    An Honorary Doctor of Humanities degree was conferred upon Francis Marion University faculty member Lucy Thrower in a special ceremony held after the quarterly meeting of the board of trustees. The Bennettsville
  • FMU trustees approve physician assistant studies degree program

    FMU trustees approve physician assistant studies degree program

    Friday, February 28 2014 4:48 PM EST2014-02-28 21:48:43 GMT
    FLORENCE, S.C. – The Francis Marion University Board of Trustees voted at its quarterly meeting Friday (Feb. 28) to approve the Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies Degree Program to begin
    FLORENCE, S.C. – The Francis Marion University Board of Trustees voted at its quarterly meeting Friday (Feb. 28) to approve the Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies Degree Program
  • Math contest for S.C. high school students is March 7

    Math contest for S.C. high school students is March 7

    Friday, February 28 2014 4:45 PM EST2014-02-28 21:45:24 GMT
    MYRTLE BEACH, SC - Coastal Carolina University will host the Dr. Subhash C. Saxena Math Contest for High School Students on Friday, March 7, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the James J. Johnson Auditorium of
    CONWAY, SC - Coastal Carolina University will host the Dr. Subhash C. Saxena Math Contest for High School Students on Friday, March 7, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Book with scenes of rape, torture OK'd by NC school board

    Book with scenes of rape, torture OK'd by NC school board

    Friday, February 28 2014 7:55 AM EST2014-02-28 12:55:14 GMT
    BOONE, N.C. (AP) - Watauga County school officials say teachers can still have their students read the book "The House of Spirits." The county board of education voted 3-2 Thursday night to allow continued
    BOONE, N.C. (AP) - Watauga County school officials say teachers can still have their students read the book "The House of Spirits." The county board of education voted 3-2 Thursday night to allow continued
  • Florence District One schools celebrate Music in Our Schools Month

    Florence District One schools celebrate Music in Our Schools Month

    Thursday, February 27 2014 10:43 PM EST2014-02-28 03:43:47 GMT
    Wallace Gregg Elementary School Choir (Photo: Curtis Graham/WBTW)Wallace Gregg Elementary School Choir (Photo: Curtis Graham/WBTW)
    By WBTW News Staff March is "Music in Our Schools" month and some talented students got an early start in Florence. Students from eight Florence District One schools performed Thursday night at Magnolia
    Florence School District One students sing, dance and play music during a three day event at Magnolia Mall in Florence.
  • Florence County Middle Schools celebrate Black History Month

    Florence County Middle Schools celebrate Black History Month

    Thursday, February 27 2014 9:31 PM EST2014-02-28 02:31:30 GMT
    February is African American History Month, and in recognition, Florence District One will hold three school-wide celebrations with nationally known performing artists as guests on February 28th. The
    February is African American History Month, and in recognition, Florence District One will hold three school-wide celebrations with nationally known performing artists as guests on February 28th. The
  • 8 continuing education students honored with scholarships

    8 continuing education students honored with scholarships

    Thursday, February 27 2014 3:45 PM EST2014-02-27 20:45:01 GMT
    The North Carolina State Employees' Credit Union presented scholarships to eight continuing education students at Robeson Community College on February 17, 2014. Credit Union Vice President Bonnie Canady
    The North Carolina State Employees' Credit Union presented scholarships to eight continuing education students at Robeson Community College on February 17, 2014. Credit Union Vice President Bonnie Canady
  • Florence One Education Association donates books in honor of Dr. Suess

    Florence One Education Association donates books in honor of Dr. Suess

    Thursday, February 27 2014 8:04 AM EST2014-02-27 13:04:41 GMT
    Members of the Florence One Chapter of the South Carolina Education Association (SCEA) received a grant from the SCEA for early literacy and used the funds to provide books for over 135 children in pre-school
    Members of the Florence One Chapter of the South Carolina Education Association (SCEA) received a grant from the SCEA for early literacy and used the funds to provide books for over 135 children in pre-school
  • Get ready: SC 'Walk to School Day' is coming on March 5

    Get ready: SC 'Walk to School Day' is coming on March 5

    Wednesday, February 26 2014 5:01 PM EST2014-02-26 22:01:55 GMT
    The Third Annual South Carolina Walk to School Day (SCWTSD) is a week from now -- on Wednesday, March 5. Organized by the South Carolina Department of Transportation's (SCDOT) Safe Routes to School
    The Third Annual South Carolina Walk to School Day (SCWTSD) is a week from now -- on Wednesday, March 5. Organized by the South Carolina Department of Transportation's (SCDOT) Safe Routes to School
  • Florence-Darlington Technical College holds Saturday registration for second eight-week Spring Term

    Florence-Darlington Technical College holds Saturday registration for second eight-week Spring Term

    Wednesday, February 26 2014 3:46 PM EST2014-02-26 20:46:13 GMT
    (News Release) Following up on the success of the college's first ever Saturday registration in January, Florence-Darlington Technical College will once again open its doors on a weekend to new and prospective
    Following up on the success of the college's first ever Saturday registration in January, Florence-Darlington Technical College will once again open its doors on a weekend to new and prospective students on Saturday, March 1, 2014.
  • Make-up days decided and accreditation discussed at Darlington School Board meeting

    Make-up days decided and accreditation discussed at Darlington School Board meeting

    Wednesday, February 26 2014 1:52 PM EST2014-02-26 18:52:28 GMT
    Darlington County School Board met Wednesday to discuss accreditation as well as make-up days. The AdvancEd team is the group that provides accreditation for the school district. On Wednesday, it was
    Darlington County School Board met Wednesday to discuss accreditation as well as make-up days. The AdvancEd team is the group that provides accreditation for the school district. On Wednesday, it was
  • PDMSTA accepting applications for 2014-2015

    PDMSTA in Bishopville accepting applications for 2014-2015

    Wednesday, February 26 2014 11:14 AM EST2014-02-26 16:14:06 GMT
    BISHOPVILLE, SC (PRESS RELEASE) -Pee Dee Math, Science & Technology Academy announces its first open enrollment for residents in the Greater Pee Dee region. An open enrollment is an opportunity to request
    BISHOPVILLE, SC (PRESS RELEASE) -Pee Dee Math, Science & Technology Academy announces its first open enrollment for residents in the Greater Pee Dee region.
  • Kohl's Cares Scholarship program nomination period ends March 14

    Kohl's Cares Scholarship program nomination period ends March 14

    Wednesday, February 26 2014 9:07 AM EST2014-02-26 14:07:54 GMT
    Only two weeks remain to nominate young volunteers for the Kohl's Cares Scholarship Program. Kids ages 6 to 18 who have made a positive impact on their communities can be awarded scholarships and prizes,
    Only two weeks remain to nominate young volunteers for the Kohl's Cares Scholarship Program. Kids ages 6 to 18 who have made a positive impact on their communities can be awarded scholarships and prizes,
  • CCU hosts after-school ethics and leadership academy

    CCU hosts after-school ethics and leadership academy

    Tuesday, February 25 2014 4:28 PM EST2014-02-25 21:28:35 GMT
    CONWAY, SC - An after-school program is being hosted by the Jackson Family Center for Ethics and Values at Coastal Carolina University for middle-school students to learn about ethics and leadership. The
    CONWAY, SC - An after-school program is being hosted by the Jackson Family Center for Ethics and Values at Coastal Carolina University for middle-school students to learn about ethics and leadership. 
  • Maura Kenny's ‘Out of Hobcaw' art exhibit at CCU

    Maura Kenny's ‘Out of Hobcaw' art exhibit at CCU

    Tuesday, February 25 2014 2:27 PM EST2014-02-25 19:27:23 GMT
    CONWAY, SC - "Out of Hobcaw," a selection of mixed-media painting detailing the local history of Hobcaw Barony, will be on exhibition at Coastal Carolina University's Rebecca Randall Bryan Gallery from
    CONWAY, SC - "Out of Hobcaw," a selection of mixed-media painting detailing the local history of Hobcaw Barony, will be on exhibition at Coastal Carolina University's Rebecca Randall Bryan Gallery
  • Marion Medallion Award to be presented to three Pee Dee residents

    Marion Medallion Award to be presented to three Pee Dee residents

    Tuesday, February 25 2014 10:50 AM EST2014-02-25 15:50:43 GMT
    FLORENCE, SC - Francis Marion University will present the Marion Medallion Award to three Pee Dee area residents. The presentation takes place Thursday, February 27. In 2009, a report released by FMU
    FLORENCE, SC - Francis Marion University will present the Marion Medallion Award to three Pee Dee area residents.
  • SC cheerleading coach helped students cheat on test, police say

    SC cheerleading coach helped students cheat on test, police say

    Monday, February 24 2014 9:03 PM EST2014-02-25 02:03:39 GMT
    A South Carolina high school teacher has been arrested for allegedly helping students cheat.According to the warrant, 33-year-old Rachel Tisdale is being accused of violating mandatory test security
    A South Carolina high school teacher has been arrested for allegedly helping students cheat.According to the warrant, 33-year-old Rachel Tisdale is being accused of violating mandatory test security
  • 6 new principals for Horry County elementary schools

    6 new principals for Horry County elementary schools

    Monday, February 24 2014 8:56 PM EST2014-02-25 01:56:42 GMT
    Six new elementary principals for the 2014-15 school year were approved by the Horry County Board of Education Monday night. Four of those selected are currently assistant principals in the District; two
    Six new elementary principals for the 2014-15 school year were approved by the Horry County Board of Education Monday night. Four of those selected are currently assistant principals in the District; two
  • WIPL announces Epperson as new speaker for conference

    WIPL announces Epperson as new speaker for conference

    Monday, February 24 2014 3:56 PM EST2014-02-24 20:56:58 GMT
    CONWAY, SC - CNBC's Sharon Epperson will speak at the fourth Women's Leadership Conference and Celebration of Inspiring Women to be held Thursday, Feb. 27, at the Sheraton Myrtle Beach Convention Center
    CONWAY, SC - CNBC's Sharon Epperson will speak at the fourth Women's Leadership Conference and Celebration of Inspiring Women to be held Thursday, Feb. 27,
  • EXTRA CREDIT: February’s Pee Dee Education Center Teachers of the Year

    EXTRA CREDIT: February’s Pee Dee Education Center Teachers of the Year

    Monday, February 24 2014 9:17 AM EST2014-02-24 14:17:33 GMT
    DILLON AND WILLIAMSBURY COUNTY, S.C. (WBTW)- District leaders recognized dozens of teachers across the Pee Dee this school year for their achievement inside and outside the classroom. Someone in their
    DILLON AND WILLIAMSBURG COUNTY, S.C. (WBTW)- District leaders recognized dozens of teachers across the Pee Dee this school year for their achievement inside and outside the classroom. Someone in their
  • "Emagine" tour stops in Florence to encourage students about engineering as career

    "Emagine" tour stops in Florence to encourage students about engineering as career

    Saturday, February 22 2014 10:53 PM EST2014-02-23 03:53:47 GMT
    Kids in the Pee Dee received hands on experience in one of the fastest growing fields in the state. The Emagine tour stopped by the SIMT building at Florence-Darlington Technical College to urge middle
    Kids in the Pee Dee received hands on experience in one of the fastest growing fields in the state. The Emagine tour stopped by the SIMT building at Florence-Darlington Technical College to urge middle
  • CCU's Trinka to perform Appalachian Ballads

    CCU's Trinka to perform Appalachian Ballads

    Friday, February 21 2014 4:50 PM EST2014-02-21 21:50:19 GMT
    CONWAY, SC Folk artist Jill Trinka will perform "Sing Me a Story: Ballads and Songs from Appalachia and Beyond" at Coastal Carolina University in the Thomas W. and Robin W. Edwards College of Humanities
    CONWAY, SC Folk artist Jill Trinka will perform "Sing Me a Story: Ballads and Songs from Appalachia and Beyond" at Coastal Carolina University in the Thomas W. and Robin W. Edwards College of Humanities
  • Finalists named for HCS Teacher of the Year

    Finalists named for HCS Teacher of the Year

    Friday, February 21 2014 4:26 PM EST2014-02-21 21:26:38 GMT
    CONWAY, SC - The list of teachers still in the running for Horry County Schools' Teacher of the Year has been shorted from 10 semi-finalists to five finalists. They are: Pam Jackson, a math teacher at
    CONWAY, SC - The list of teachers still in the running for Horry County Schools' Teacher of the Year has been shorted from 10 semi-finalists to five finalists.
  • Women's Leadership Conference & Celebration of Inspiring Women

    Women's Leadership Conference & Celebration of Inspiring Women

    Friday, February 21 2014 2:18 PM EST2014-02-21 19:18:19 GMT
    MYRTLE BEACH, SC - The fourth annual Women's Leadership Conference & Celebration of Inspiring Women will be held Thursday, Feb. 27, at the Sheraton Myrtle Beach Convention Center Hotel. Pre-conference
    MYRTLE BEACH, SC - The fourth annual Women's Leadership Conference & Celebration of Inspiring Women will be held Thursday, Feb. 27, at the Sheraton Myrtle Beach Convention Center Hotel.
  • Darlington County students exposed to future careers

    Darlington County students exposed to future careers

    Friday, February 21 2014 12:06 PM EST2014-02-21 17:06:38 GMT
    The Darlington County School District will host their Spring Interactive Career Fair at the Darlington County Institute of Technology Friday morning. Tenth graders spent the morning visiting with professionals
    The Darlington County School District will host their Spring Interactive Career Fair at the Darlington County Institute of Technology Friday morning. Tenth graders spent the morning visiting with professionals
  • Florence District One Students to Share Music with Magnolia Mall Shoppers

    Florence District One Students to Share Music with Magnolia Mall Shoppers

    Friday, February 21 2014 12:04 PM EST2014-02-21 17:04:42 GMT
    The month of March has been designated Music in our Schools Month, and in recognition, Florence School District One music students will celebrate with live performances at Magnolia Mall beginning Friday,
    The month of March has been designated Music in our Schools Month, and in recognition, Florence School District One music students will celebrate with live performances at Magnolia Mall beginning Friday,
  • Symphonic and Jazz band recital to be held at CCU

    Symphonic and Jazz band recital to be held at CCU

    Friday, February 21 2014 11:34 AM EST2014-02-21 16:34:57 GMT
    CONWAY, SC - Join the Coastal Carolina University Symphonic and Jazz bands for "From Sousa to Swing" on Friday, Feb. 28, at 7:30 p.m. in Wheelwright Auditorium. This program traces the development of early
    CONWAY, SC - Join the Coastal Carolina University Symphonic and Jazz bands for "From Sousa to Swing" on Friday, Feb. 28, at 7:30 p.m. in Wheelwright Auditorium.
  • Lloyd named FMU School of Business Outstanding Alumnus

    Lloyd named FMU School of Business Outstanding Alumnus

    Friday, February 21 2014 10:54 AM EST2014-02-21 15:54:33 GMT
    Donald H. Lloyd II ('06) of Marion received the Francis Marion University Morgan B. Coker School of Business Outstanding Alumnus Award for 2014.Donald H. Lloyd II ('06) of Marion received the Francis Marion University Morgan B. Coker School of Business Outstanding Alumnus Award for 2014.
    (News Release) Donald H. Lloyd II ('06) of Marion received the Francis Marion University Morgan B. Coker School of Business Outstanding Alumnus Award for 2014. The award was presented during a breakfast
    Donald H. Lloyd II ('06) of Marion received the Francis Marion University Morgan B. Coker School of Business Outstanding Alumnus Award for 2014.  Lloyd received the B.S. in business administration from Lander University and the MBA from FMU.
  • April 9 is a make-up day for Horry County's Daisy Elementary

    April 9 is a make-up day for Horry County's Daisy Elementary

    Thursday, February 20 2014 10:27 AM EST2014-02-20 15:27:47 GMT
    (News Release) Students at Daisy Elementary School will attend school on Wednesday, April 9, as a make-up day due to school closures for winter storms. April 9 was previously a teacher workday on Daisy's
    Students at Daisy Elementary School will attend school on Wednesday, April 9, as a make-up day due to school closures for winter storms.
  • North Carolina teachers struggle with end of tenure, cut in pay

    North Carolina teachers struggle with end of tenure, cut in pay

    Wednesday, February 19 2014 11:42 PM EST2014-02-20 04:42:57 GMT
    Jennifer Spivey teaches biology at South Columbus High School, located just north of the Border Belt. She also coaches cheerleading, and is working on a master's degree. "It's been really hard. It's been
    All eyes are on North Carolina as new education policies, like cut in teacher salaries and the end of tenure, play out
  • Helping teens in Georgetown County understand dating violence

    Helping teens in Georgetown County understand dating violence

    Wednesday, February 19 2014 11:14 AM EST2014-02-19 16:14:44 GMT
    The Family Justice Center of Georgetown County will bring a program that helps students better understand and deal with problems surrounding dating violence into four Georgetown County high schools next
    The Family Justice Center of Georgetown County will bring a program that helps students better understand and deal with problems surrounding dating violence into four Georgetown County high schools next
  • FMU School of Education presents 2014 alumni awards

    FMU School of Education presents 2014 alumni awards

    Wednesday, February 19 2014 9:29 AM EST2014-02-19 14:29:18 GMT
    Four Francis Marion University School of Education alumni received 2014 awards at a reception Feb.18, as part of Homecoming activities. Amber M. Hekman ('12) received the Novice Educator Award, Roberta
    Four Francis Marion University School of Education alumni received 2014 awards at a reception Feb.18, as part of Homecoming activities. Amber M. Hekman ('12) received the Novice Educator Award, Roberta
  • Horry County students prepare for robotics event

    Horry County students prepare for robotics event

    Wednesday, February 19 2014 2:12 AM EST2014-02-19 07:12:15 GMT
    Myrtle Beach will host the First National Robotics Competition for the second year in a row. The event is scheduled from Thursday February 27 to Saturday March 1st. City officials say the competition
    Myrtle Beach will host the First National Robotics Competition for the second year in a row. The event is scheduled from Thursday February 27 to Saturday March 1st. City officials say the competition
  • Profit wins Waves of the Future logo contest

    Profit wins Waves of the Future logo contest

    Tuesday, February 18 2014 4:12 PM EST2014-02-18 21:12:35 GMT
    Myrtle Beach High School's Tafari Profit is the winner of the logo contest for the 2014 Waves of the Future fine arts showcase. His artwork will be incorporated into promotional materials for the annual
    Myrtle Beach High School's Tafari Profit is the winner of the logo contest for the 2014 Waves of the Future fine arts showcase. His artwork will be incorporated into promotional materials for the annual
  • Million dollar proposal to replace decades old school buses in Horry County

    Million dollar proposal to replace decades old school buses in Horry County

    Tuesday, February 18 2014 12:16 AM EST2014-02-18 05:16:49 GMT
    The Horry County Board of Education will consider investing nearly $1 million dollars annually towards new school buses. Monday night, the board of education met to discuss the new budget for the district. One
    The Horry County Board of Education will consider investing nearly $1 million dollars annually towards new school buses. Monday night, the board of education met to discuss the new budget for the district. One
  • Two days designated as make-up days for Darlington schools

    Two days designated as make-up days for Darlington schools

    Monday, February 17 2014 12:53 PM EST2014-02-17 17:53:26 GMT
    Students in the Darlington County School District have now missed five student days due to inclement weather: January 28, January 29, January 30, February 12, and February 13. February 14 was not originally
    Students in the Darlington County School District have now missed five student days due to inclement weather: January 28, January 29, January 30, February 12, and February 13. February 14 was not originally
  • CCU celebrates Wellness Week

    CCU celebrates Wellness Week

    Friday, February 14 2014 9:20 AM EST2014-02-14 14:20:22 GMT
    Coastal Carolina University's Wellness Coalition has scheduled a variety of activities for its annual Wellness Week, Feb. 17 through 21. Unless otherwise noted, events are free and open to the public. Highlights
    Coastal Carolina University's Wellness Coalition has scheduled a variety of activities for its annual Wellness Week, Feb. 17 through 21. Unless otherwise noted, events are free and open to the public. Highlights
  • SLED investigating 2nd CCU student death in last month

    SLED Investigating student death on CCU's campus

    Thursday, February 13 2014 12:02 PM EST2014-02-13 17:02:45 GMT
    CONWAY, S.C. (WBTW)- Coastal Carolina University officials say they found a student dead inside University Place Lowcountry Apartments Tuesday evening. School officials say they don't suspect any foul
    CONWAY, S.C. (WBTW)- Coastal Carolina University officials say they found a student dead inside University Place Lowcountry Apartments Tuesday evening. School officials say they don't suspect any foul
  • CCU offers international culture series

    CCU offers international culture series

    Thursday, February 13 2014 10:38 AM EST2014-02-13 15:38:19 GMT
    The first installment of a free international studies series will be presented at Coastal Carolina University beginning on Wednesday, Feb. 19, at 6 p.m. in the James J. Johnson auditorium. The presentations
    The first installment of a free international studies series will be presented at Coastal Carolina University beginning on Wednesday, Feb. 19, at 6 p.m. in the James J. Johnson auditorium. The presentations
  • FMU to hold Open House for prospective students, Feb. 15

    FMU to hold Open House for prospective students, Feb. 15

    Tuesday, February 11 2014 9:22 AM EST2014-02-11 14:22:48 GMT
    Francis Marion University will hold an Open House for prospective students and their families on Saturday, Feb. 15. The day will begin with registration and a continental breakfast at 8 a.m. in the Smith
    Francis Marion University will hold an Open House for prospective students and their families on Saturday, Feb. 15. The day will begin with registration and a continental breakfast at 8 a.m. in the Smith
  • Robeson County schools announce snow make-up plan

    Robeson County schools announce snow make-up plan

    Monday, February 10 2014 10:34 PM EST2014-02-11 03:34:16 GMT
    This information from the school system explains the make-up day schedule for Robeson County Public Schools for inclement weather days that were suffered on January 28-31, 2014 for students and teachers
    This information from the school system explains the make-up day schedule for Robeson County Public Schools for inclement weather days that were suffered on January 28-31, 2014 for students and teachers
  • Horry County Schools decide on snow make-up days

    Horry County Schools decide on snow make-up days

    Monday, February 10 2014 7:50 PM EST2014-02-11 00:50:21 GMT
    Horry County school leaders decided Monday night what to do about four missed days of school due to inclement weather. The ice event led to several days off from school in January because of the concern
    Horry County school leaders decided Monday night what to do about four missed days of school due to inclement weather. The ice event led to several days off from school in January because of the concern
  • Florence native and FMU alum named university legal counsel

    Florence native and FMU alum named university legal counsel

    Monday, February 10 2014 2:25 PM EST2014-02-10 19:25:02 GMT
    Florence attorney Jonathan Edwards has been hired as Francis Marion University's new general counsel. Edwards, a Florence native and an FMU alum, is a graduate of the Charleston School of Law. He is an
    Florence attorney Jonathan Edwards has been hired as Francis Marion University's new general counsel. Edwards, a Florence native and an FMU alum, is a graduate of the Charleston School of Law. He is an
  • EXTRA CREDIT: Midland Elementary named Palmetto’s Finest Finalist

    EXTRA CREDIT: Midland Elementary named Palmetto’s Finest Finalist

    Monday, February 10 2014 9:46 AM EST2014-02-10 14:46:19 GMT
    HORRY COUNTY, S.C. (WBTW)- Midland Elementary is one of two schools in our area named finalists for the 2014 Palmetto's Finest School Award. The South Carolina Association of School Administrators selects
    HORRY COUNTY, S.C. (WBTW)- Midland Elementary is one of two schools in our area named finalists for the 2014 Palmetto's Finest School Award. The South Carolina Association of School Administrators selects
  • "Favorited" tweet gets Hartsville High school student suspended, she says

    "Favorited" tweet gets Hartsville High school student suspended, she says

    Sunday, February 9 2014 10:22 PM EST2014-02-10 03:22:03 GMT
    Millions of people log onto Twitter and other social media accounts daily. Sending out status updates and maybe even a Retweet. However, one click of the "Favorite" button landed Demi Grant, a Senior
    Millions of people log onto Twitter and other social media accounts daily. Sending out status updates and maybe even a Retweet. However, one click of the "Favorite" button landed Demi Grant, a Senior
  • Environmental photographer Rich to lecture at CCU

    Environmental photographer Rich to lecture at CCU

    Friday, February 7 2014 4:41 PM EST2014-02-07 21:41:57 GMT
    Fine art photographer Jeff Rich will lecture on "Watershed: The French Broad River and the Ethics of Photography," on Monday, Feb. 17, at 5:30 p.m. in the Thomas W. and Robin W. Edwards College of Humanities
    Fine art photographer Jeff Rich will lecture on "Watershed: The French Broad River and the Ethics of Photography," on Monday, Feb. 17, at 5:30 p.m. in the Thomas W. and Robin W. Edwards College of Humanities
  • Proposed $326 million building project for Horry County Schools

    Proposed $326 million building project for Horry County Schools

    Wednesday, February 5 2014 7:50 PM EST2014-02-06 00:50:12 GMT
    On Wednesday, the Horry County Board of Education met to discuss several proposed building projects for the area. The proposal included creating five new school buildings located in Myrtle Beach, Socastee,
    On Wednesday, the Horry County Board of Education met to discuss several proposed building projects for the area. The proposal included creating five new school buildings located in Myrtle Beach, Socastee,
  • Transforming Horry County Schools Forums to be held in February

    Transforming Horry County Schools Forums to be held in February

    Tuesday, February 4 2014 8:57 AM EST2014-02-04 13:57:25 GMT
    Two community forums will be held this month called Transforming Horry County Schools. The first focuses on the Waccamaw region and will be held at Andrews High School located at 12890 County Line Road
    Two community forums will be held this month called Transforming Horry County Schools. The first focuses on the Waccamaw region and will be held at Andrews High School located at 12890 County Line Road
  • Annual CCU voice recital features food and fun theme

    Annual CCU voice recital features food and fun theme

    Monday, February 3 2014 4:15 PM EST2014-02-03 21:15:05 GMT
    "Food, Fun and Frivolity!" is the theme for the Jeffrey Jones' voice students' annual recital at Coastal Carolina University on Monday, Feb. 10, at 7:30 p.m. in the Edwards Recital Hall. Jones is an associate
    "Food, Fun and Frivolity!" is the theme for the Jeffrey Jones' voice students' annual recital at Coastal Carolina University on Monday, Feb. 10, at 7:30 p.m. in the Edwards Recital Hall. Jones is an associate
  • CCU to present ‘Into the Woods’

    CCU to present ‘Into the Woods’

    Monday, February 3 2014 11:14 AM EST2014-02-03 16:14:55 GMT
    "Into the Woods," a Tony award-winning musical based on Brothers Grimm fairytales, will be presented by Coastal Carolina University's Department of Theatre from Thursday, Feb. 6, through Saturday, Feb.
    "Into the Woods," a Tony award-winning musical based on Brothers Grimm fairytales, will be presented by Coastal Carolina University's Department of Theatre from Thursday, Feb. 6, through Saturday, Feb.
  • FMU Performing Arts Center to host Brazilian pianist André Loss

    FMU Performing Arts Center to host Brazilian pianist André Loss

    Monday, February 3 2014 10:05 AM EST2014-02-03 15:05:47 GMT
    Brazilian pianist André Loss will bring with him the works of Wilhelm Friedemann Bach, Robert Schumann and Frédéric Chopin when he takes the stage at Francis Marion University's Performing Arts Center
    Brazilian pianist André Loss will bring with him the works of Wilhelm Friedemann Bach, Robert Schumann and Frédéric Chopin when he takes the stage at Francis Marion University's Performing Arts Center
  • EXTRA CREDIT: Forestbrook Middle school named Palmetto’s Finest Finalist

    EXTRA CREDIT: Forestbrook Middle school named Palmetto’s Finest Finalist

    Monday, February 3 2014 6:33 AM EST2014-02-03 11:33:48 GMT
    MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WBTW)- Forestbrook Middle School is one of two schools in our area named finalists for the 2014 Palmetto's Finest School Award. The South Carolina Association of School Administrators
    MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WBTW)- Forestbrook Middle School is one of two schools in our area named finalists for the 2014 Palmetto's Finest School Award. The South Carolina Association of School Administrators
  • Horry County Schools respond to claims they overreacted canceling classes

    Horry County Schools respond to claims they overreacted canceling classes

    Friday, January 31 2014 7:08 PM EST2014-02-01 00:08:17 GMT
    Friday marked the fourth day in a row, that Horry County Schools canceled classes because of the inclement weather. Some parents in the area felt that was too many days. "The number one question that
    Friday marked the fourth day in a row, that Horry County Schools canceled classes because of the inclement weather. Some parents in the area felt that was too many days. "The number one question that
  • CCU hosting Sun Tzu’s ‘Art of War’ discussion

    CCU hosting Sun Tzu’s ‘Art of War’ discussion

    Friday, January 31 2014 4:08 PM EST2014-01-31 21:08:54 GMT
    Coastal Carolina University's next Tea and Ethics forum will focus on a discussion of Sun Tzu's "Art of War," on Wednesday, Feb. 5, at 4:30 p.m. in the James J. Johnson Auditorium; the event is free and
    Coastal Carolina University's next Tea and Ethics forum will focus on a discussion of Sun Tzu's "Art of War," on Wednesday, Feb. 5, at 4:30 p.m. in the James J. Johnson Auditorium; the event is free and
  • FMU to host Hollywood director and playwright

    FMU to host Hollywood director and playwright

    Friday, January 31 2014 1:55 PM EST2014-01-31 18:55:05 GMT
    When Francis Marion University's Department of Theatre presents the play Tape at the Performing Arts Center in February, its author, Stephen Belber, will be there. On Thursday, Feb. 20, Belber will
    When Francis Marion University's Department of Theatre presents the play Tape at the Performing Arts Center in February, its author, Stephen Belber, will be there. On Thursday, Feb. 20, Belber will
  • FMU's Edwins named 2014 Carrie McCray Nickens Fellow

    FMU's Edwins named 2014 Carrie McCray Nickens Fellow

    Thursday, January 30 2014 4:58 PM EST2014-01-30 21:58:53 GMT
    Dr. Jo Angela Edwins, Francis Marion University Associate Professor of English, was named the 2014 winner of the 5th Annual Carrie McCray Nickens Fellowship in poetry by the South Carolina Academy of Authors. Edwin's
    Dr. Jo Angela Edwins, Francis Marion University Associate Professor of English, was named the 2014 winner of the 5th Annual Carrie McCray Nickens Fellowship in poetry by the South Carolina Academy of Authors. Edwin's
  • Horry County educator stresses importance of handwriting

    Horry County educator stresses importance of handwriting

    Monday, January 27 2014 6:01 AM EST2014-01-27 11:01:49 GMT
    We've told you about several programs in our area to add iPads and other new technology to schools. But in the rush to get high-tech in the classroom, some educators fear we could lose some classic skills
    We've told you about several programs in our area to add iPads and other new technology to schools. But in the rush to get high-tech in the classroom, some educators fear we could lose some classic skills
  • FMU Performing Arts Center to host rendition of Shakespeare's Twelfth Night

    FMU Performing Arts Center to host rendition of Shakespeare's Twelfth Night

    Friday, January 24 2014 2:13 PM EST2014-01-24 19:13:55 GMT
    Aquila Theatre will stage its version of Shakespeare's Twelfth Night on Thursday, Jan. 30 at 7:30 p.m. at Francis Marion University's Performing Arts Center. This classically trained, yet contemporary
    Aquila Theatre will stage its version of Shakespeare's Twelfth Night on Thursday, Jan. 30 at 7:30 p.m. at Francis Marion University's Performing Arts Center. This classically trained, yet contemporary
  • PDMSTA to kick off National School Choice Week

    PDMSTA to kick off National School Choice Week

    Friday, January 24 2014 1:39 PM EST2014-01-24 18:39:57 GMT
    Pee Dee Math, Science and Technology Academy will hold a special event kicking off the week of January 27, 2014 to celebrate National School Choice week, school officials announced Friday. A science fair
    Pee Dee Math, Science and Technology Academy will hold a special event kicking off the week of January 27, 2014 to celebrate National School Choice week, school officials announced Friday. A science fair
  • Tea & Ethics discussion focuses on whistleblowing

    Tea & Ethics discussion focuses on whistleblowing

    Thursday, January 23 2014 4:00 PM EST2014-01-23 21:00:57 GMT
    Coastal Carolina University's Tea & Ethics series will focus on "Edward Snowden and the Ethics of Whistleblowing," on Thursday, Jan. 30, at 4:30 p.m. in the James J. Johnson Auditorium. This event is
    Coastal Carolina University's Tea & Ethics series will focus on "Edward Snowden and the Ethics of Whistleblowing," on Thursday, Jan. 30, at 4:30 p.m. in the James J. Johnson Auditorium. This event is
  • Speakers and honorees announced for CCU Women's Leadership Conference

    Speakers and honorees announced for CCU Women's Leadership Conference

    Thursday, January 23 2014 3:08 PM EST2014-01-23 20:08:17 GMT
    Registration is underway for the fourth Women's Leadership Conference & Celebration of Inspiring Women, which will be held Thursday, Feb. 27, at the Sheraton Myrtle Beach Convention Center Hotel. Sponsored
    Registration is underway for the fourth Women's Leadership Conference & Celebration of Inspiring Women, which will be held Thursday, Feb. 27, at the Sheraton Myrtle Beach Convention Center Hotel. Sponsored
  • FMU Homecoming set for Feb. 18-22

    FMU Homecoming set for Feb. 18-22

    Thursday, January 23 2014 10:25 AM EST2014-01-23 15:25:40 GMT
    Francis Marion University will host its first-ever Fireworks Show on Friday, Feb. 21 during its Homecoming Celebration, following the 4 p.m. baseball game against the University of South Carolina (Aiken)
    Francis Marion University will host its first-ever Fireworks Show on Friday, Feb. 21 during its Homecoming Celebration, following the 4 p.m. baseball game against the University of South Carolina (Aiken)
  • HCS names 10 semi-finalists for Teacher of the Year

    HCS names 10 semi-finalists for Teacher of the Year

    Thursday, January 23 2014 10:25 AM EST2014-01-23 15:25:06 GMT
    From the school-level Teachers of the Year, 10 have been named semi-finalists for the title of Horry County Schools' Teacher of the Year. Semi-finalists will be interviewed by a panel and will be asked
    From the school-level Teachers of the Year, 10 have been named semi-finalists for the title of Horry County Schools' Teacher of the Year. Semi-finalists will be interviewed by a panel and will be asked
  • CCU Alumni Board announces new members for 2014

    CCU Alumni Board announces new members for 2014

    Wednesday, January 22 2014 4:01 PM EST2014-01-22 21:01:32 GMT
    Members of the Coastal Carolina University Alumni Association Board have elected three new members. Alicia Grier of Myrtle Beach, Mark A. Singleton of Conway and Treda Smith Grayson of Bowie, Md., join
    Members of the Coastal Carolina University Alumni Association Board have elected three new members. Alicia Grier of Myrtle Beach, Mark A. Singleton of Conway and Treda Smith Grayson of Bowie, Md., join
  • CCU offers multicultural events

    CCU offers multicultural events

    Wednesday, January 22 2014 3:57 PM EST2014-01-22 20:57:10 GMT
    Coastal Carolina University's Office of Multicultural Student Services is planning the following events for the spring semester. All are open to the public and free unless otherwise noted. • Thursday,
    Coastal Carolina University's Office of Multicultural Student Services is planning the following events for the spring semester. All are open to the public and free unless otherwise noted. • Thursday,
  • Report: CCU grads have more debt than any public SC university

    Report: CCU grads have more debt than any public SC university

    Wednesday, January 22 2014 11:07 AM EST2014-01-22 16:07:21 GMT
    A new report says graduates at Coastal Carolina University are loaded with more student debt than any other public university in the state.  The report says students, on average, pay $7,000 more a year
    A new report says graduates at Coastal Carolina University are loaded with more student debt than any other public university in the state.  The report says students, on average, pay $7,000 more a year
  • CCU to hold groundbreaking ceremony for new student housing

    CCU to hold groundbreaking for new student housing

    Tuesday, January 21 2014 10:14 AM EST2014-01-21 15:14:08 GMT
    Groundbreaking is set for 1 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 23, for Coastal Carolina University's new Student Housing Complex located behind the HTC Center. President David A. DeCenzo, the University's board of
    Groundbreaking is set for 1 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 23, for Coastal Carolina University's new Student Housing Complex located behind the HTC Center. President David A. DeCenzo, the University's board of
  • EXTRA CREDIT: January's Pee Dee Education Center Teachers of the Year

    EXTRA CREDIT: January's Pee Dee Education Center Teachers of the Year

    Monday, January 20 2014 7:10 AM EST2014-01-20 12:10:27 GMT
    LEE AND DARLINGTON COUNTIES (WBTW)- District leaders recognized dozens of teachers across the Pee Dee this school year for their achievement inside and outside the classroom. Someone in their school nominates
    LEE AND DARLINGTON COUNTIES (WBTW)- District leaders recognized dozens of teachers across the Pee Dee this school year for their achievement inside and outside the classroom. Someone in their school nominates
  • S. C. Intercollegiate Honor Band to perform at CCU

    S. C. Intercollegiate Honor Band to perform at CCU

    Friday, January 17 2014 5:25 PM EST2014-01-17 22:25:56 GMT
    Coastal Carolina University is hosting the annual South Carolina Intercollegiate Honor Band concert on Saturday, Jan. 25, at 2 p.m. in Wheelwright Auditorium. The event is free to the public with a ticket. Students
    Coastal Carolina University is hosting the annual South Carolina Intercollegiate Honor Band concert on Saturday, Jan. 25, at 2 p.m. in Wheelwright Auditorium. The event is free to the public with a ticket. Students
  • Emergency training exercise planned at Marion County school

    Emergency training exercise planned at Marion County school

    Friday, January 17 2014 12:59 PM EST2014-01-17 17:59:55 GMT
    The Marion County Sheriff's Office, in conjunction with the Marion County Emergency Management Agency and partnering emergency response agencies, will conduct a school safety training exercise a school
    The Marion County Sheriff's Office, in conjunction with the Marion County Emergency Management Agency and partnering emergency response agencies, will conduct a school safety training exercise a school
  • Florence attorney to keynote FMU Coalition annual scholarship gala

    Florence attorney to keynote FMU Coalition annual scholarship gala

    Thursday, January 16 2014 8:47 AM EST2014-01-16 13:47:05 GMT
    Francis Marion University's African American Faculty and Staff Coalition (AAFSC) will hold its 13th annual scholarship gala on Thursday, Feb. 13. The theme of this year's event is "Empowering and Inspiring
    Francis Marion University's African American Faculty and Staff Coalition (AAFSC) will hold its 13th annual scholarship gala on Thursday, Feb. 13. The theme of this year's event is "Empowering and Inspiring
  • Williamsburg County 2014 Hall of Fame Scholarship Gala

    Williamsburg County 2014 Hall of Fame Scholarship Gala

    Thursday, January 16 2014 7:57 AM EST2014-01-16 12:57:25 GMT
    The Williamsburg County Public School Foundation will host its 2014 Hall of Fame Scholarship Gala on Friday, March 28, 2014, 7:00 p.m. in the Kingstree Senior High School Gymnasium in Kingstree, SC. The
    The Williamsburg County Public School Foundation will host its 2014 Hall of Fame Scholarship Gala on Friday, March 28, 2014, 7:00 p.m. in the Kingstree Senior High School Gymnasium in Kingstree, SC. The
  • Former Florence GOP leader; renewed push to bring prayer back to schools

    Former Florence GOP leader; renewed push to bring prayer back to schools

    Thursday, January 16 2014 7:08 AM EST2014-01-16 12:08:09 GMT
    It's a stance, that many statewide have taken over the years and now the issue is back near the forefront. "I think the proof is in the pudding, I think if you see what's going around you'll see that
    It's a stance, that many statewide have taken over the years and now the issue is back near the forefront. "I think the proof is in the pudding, I think if you see what's going around you'll see that
  • Horry County middle schools get used to new iPads

    Horry County middle schools get used to new iPads

    Wednesday, January 15 2014 7:19 AM EST2014-01-15 12:19:16 GMT
    Over the month of January middle schools across Horry County are handing out iPads to students. News13 told you about the initiative back in October when teachers first got their iPads. Students at St.
    Over the month of January middle schools across Horry County are handing out iPads to students. News13 told you about the initiative back in October when teachers first got their iPads. Students at St.
  • CCU names Causey-Gomez as project coordinator

    CCU names Causey-Gomez as project coordinator

    Tuesday, January 14 2014 3:31 PM EST2014-01-14 20:31:08 GMT
    Kimberley Causey-Gomez has been named project coordinator for Coastal Carolina University's Office of Philanthropy. Causey-Gomez will coordinate and implement project and fundraising activities and special
    Kimberley Causey-Gomez has been named project coordinator for Coastal Carolina University's Office of Philanthropy. Causey-Gomez will coordinate and implement project and fundraising activities and special
  • Groundbreaking for new Hartsville High School stadium field house

    Groundbreaking for new Hartsville High School stadium field house

    Tuesday, January 14 2014 1:15 PM EST2014-01-14 18:15:02 GMT
    Soon the football and baseball teams at Hartsville High School will have a new place to play. Groundbreaking took place Tuesday for the new Kelleytown Stadium. Marching bands and other groups that use
    Soon the football and baseball teams at Hartsville High School will have a new place to play. Groundbreaking took place Tuesday for the new Kelleytown Stadium. Marching bands and other groups that use
  • Realignment off the table for now for Carolina Forest school district

    Realignment off the table for now for Carolina Forest school district

    Tuesday, January 14 2014 6:16 AM EST2014-01-14 11:16:02 GMT
    Monday night, the Horry County Board of Education worked towards resolving the issue of overcrowding in classrooms especially in Carolina Forest. One option that has been considered for the last several
    Monday night, the Horry County Board of Education worked towards resolving the issue of overcrowding in classrooms especially in Carolina Forest. One option that has been considered for the last several
  • FMU’s new Industrial Engineering program in full swing

    FMU’s new Industrial Engineering program in full swing

    Monday, January 13 2014 4:14 PM EST2014-01-13 21:14:58 GMT
    Francis Marion University's new industrial engineering program is underway, with 15 students enrolled in its opening semester. The new baccalaureate program includes a variety of quantitative systems
    Francis Marion University's new industrial engineering program is underway, with 15 students enrolled in its opening semester. The new baccalaureate program includes a variety of quantitative systems
  • LEGO league challenge held at Coastal Carolina University

    LEGO league challenge held at Coastal Carolina University

    Saturday, January 11 2014 7:10 PM EST2014-01-12 00:10:33 GMT
    Coastal Carolina University hosted a Lego qualifying event Saturday. Teams all over Horry County came together to compete in the first Lego league challenge. Organizers said there were 23 teams. Each
    Coastal Carolina University hosted a Lego qualifying event Saturday. Teams all over Horry County came together to compete in the first Lego league challenge. Organizers said there were 23 teams. Each
  • Florence 4 face major challenges to reopen career center in Timmonsville

    Florence 4 face major challenges to reopen career center in Timmonsville

    Friday, January 10 2014 11:32 PM EST2014-01-11 04:32:43 GMT
    A cold, empty building is all that remains of a place that allowed hundreds of students in the Timmonsville area to transition into the working world. In the four years since the Timmonsville Career
    A cold, empty building is all that remains of a place that allowed hundreds of students in the Timmonsville area to transition into the working world. In the four years since the Timmonsville Career
  • Miss SC Teen USA encourages Florence students to live beautifully

    Miss SC Teen USA encourages Florence students to live beautifully

    Friday, January 10 2014 1:33 PM EST2014-01-10 18:33:47 GMT
    With a focus on being at peace in one's own body and living beautifully from within, K. Lee Graham, Miss South Carolina Teen USA 2014, shared this message Friday with students at Carver Elementary in Florence. Graham's
    With a focus on being at peace in one's own body and living beautifully from within, K. Lee Graham, Miss South Carolina Teen USA 2014, shared this message Friday with students at Carver Elementary in Florence. Graham's
  • Emmy, Pulitzer Prize and Murrow Award recipients to headline conference

    Emmy, Pulitzer Prize and Murrow Award recipients to headline conference

    Thursday, February 6 2014 11:30 AM EST2014-02-06 16:30:51 GMT
    Francis Marion University will play host to its first photography and video conference, Poskito, which will be held on campus March 6-8 and feature award-winning works and presenters. The conference
    Francis Marion University will play host to its first photography and video conference, Poskito, which will be held on campus March 6-8 and feature award-winning works and presenters. The conference
  • Horry County announces graduation dates, locations

    Horry County announces graduation dates, locations

    Thursday, February 6 2014 2:54 PM EST2014-02-06 19:54:50 GMT
    Horry County Schools announces the dates, locations, and times for graduation ceremonies for all high schools and the Adult Education program, along with senior celebrations at the district's secondary
    Horry County Schools announces the dates, locations, and times for graduation ceremonies for all high schools and the Adult Education program, along with senior celebrations at the district's secondary
  • Non-profit company donates to FDTC Foundation

    Non-profit company donates to FDTC Foundation

    Friday, February 7 2014 9:23 AM EST2014-02-07 14:23:36 GMT
    A $200,000 donation has been made to the Florence-Darlington Technical College Educational Foundation by SCATE Inc.A $200,000 donation has been made to the Florence-Darlington Technical College Educational Foundation by SCATE Inc.
    (News Release) A $200,000 donation has been made to the Florence-Darlington Technical College (FDTC) Educational Foundation by SCATE Inc. SCATE Inc. is a Florence-based, non-profit company that provides
    A $200,000 donation has been made to the Florence-Darlington Technical College Educational Foundation by SCATE Inc. SCATE Inc. is a Florence-based, non-profit company that provides project evaluation, faculty development, and other educational consulting services.
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