Back to School

  Better Business Bureau says scams targeting college students are on the rise

College can be an exciting time for many, but while many students are planning out their college careers, scammers see this time of year as an opportunity to sway students who are looking for better ways to manage their money.

  Authorities urge parents to know apps that could pose a danger to their kids

  HCS officials say to expect transportation delays, ask for patience

  New initiatives, upgrades for Florence schools as students head back to class

  Here’s what you need to know as Horry County Schools opens its doors to a new school year

  GALLERY: Students in Horry, Florence counties head back to school

  First Alert: Back to school, back to the summer heat

Continued Coverage

  Are your kids back on their school sleep schedule? Experts say it’s not too late

  Back-to-school life hacks for parents and students

  First Alert: First day of school forecast

  Horry County Schools reveals number of unvaccinated students ahead of school year

Uber partners with campus safety groups for back-to-college education campaign

  Tips to help cut back on your child’s screen time ahead of the new school year

  Back-to-school: What you need to know about the food services program at Horry County Schools

Homework, friends and new teachers may be what your student is focusing on as the summer wraps up, but are they thinking about school lunch?

  Florence School District One hires student-teachers to fill teacher vacancies

To help combat the current state-wide teacher shortage and retention crisis, Florence School District One is hiring student-teachers as the main teachers in some of its classrooms.

  Horry County Schools providing more mental health counselors this school year

Amid a growing concern for students’ mental health, Horry County Schools is providing more mental health resources.

  Horry County Schools continue to perfect bus routes ahead of new year

Whether or not you have a student heading to the classroom this school year, chances are your morning commute will be impacted by buses hitting the roads next week.

  Some teachers head back to work at Florence’s newest school

  Doctors urging parents to vaccinate children before heading back to school

Tips to prevent bullying this school year

How parents of special needs children can help the new school year start off right

Checklist for helping your child with their homework

5 tips to help you and your child kick off the school year right

S.C. Highway Patrol advises caution in school zones as students prepare to head back to class

Classes across the Grand Strand and the Pee Dee resume on Aug. 19, which means it’s a perfect time for drivers to start paying attention to the rules when traveling in school zones.

  Horry County Schools releases top 10 things to know before school starts

The countdown clock is ticking away to the first day of school.

  Richland Two school kicks off the school year with parody of hit ‘Old Town Road’

Each year, schools in Richland Two come up with creative ways to kick off the start of a new school year.

  Deal Diva: Back-to-school tech deals

According to the National Retail Federation a big chunk of back to school spending for many will go towards tech.

  Horry County Schools toughening punishment for students caught vaping

The rise in vaping among teens is pushing Horry County Schools to toughen its stance.

  Bulletproof backpacks being sold in Grand Strand stores

You may come across the word “bulletproof” while shopping in the back-to-school section this year. Stores are selling a product designed to protect students from gunfire, right next to the school supplies.

  One month to go until school starts for Horry County students

The start of the new school year is upon us.

  Deal Diva: Deals and discounts for teachers just in time for back-to-school

Hundreds of retailers offer discounts and deals exclusively for educators and teachers in time for back-to-school, and year round.