Last year, the Kershaw County School District (KCSD) received a $300,000 mentoring grant, specifically targeted for students in fifth through eighth grades.
Steve Catoe had half of a heart and no breath. Yet there he was three years ago, standing in front of 33 Social Security Administration (SSA) officials and doctors, attempting to paint as vivid of a picture as he could to give the audience a glimpse into his life. The Bethune man knew ...
The Kershaw County School District (KCSD) has $2.6 million left in its Installment Purchase Plan (IPP) fund which was used to finance the first phase of the school equalization building and renovation program.
A few weeks ago, I went to the movies to see "The Help." I hadn't read Kathryn Stockett's book yet, and to be honest, I didn't even plan on reading it until after I saw the movie.
The Kershaw County School District is temporarily suspending a new $25 S.C. Law Enforcement Division (SLED) background check for volunteers. KCSD Communications Director Mary Anne Byrd said the move is in response to concerns from community members.
Three months ago, Lugoff-Elgin High School (L-EHS) parents Mike and Marti Gogan sent an email to Kershaw County School District (KCSD) Superintendent Dr. Frank Morgan, expressing concern that the school district was in violation of Title IX federal funding regulations.
It's back-to-school time again. And if the recent flood of slightly-psychotic status updates from my Facebook friends are any indication -- "Praise sweet baby Jesus, it's time for school again!"one parent said recently -- I'm guessing many of you are beyond ready to unleash your children into the hallways of one of the school district's 20 schools. I'm guessing that most of you have already bought the items on your kids' school ...
During the 2010-11 fiscal year, 688 Safe Schools/Healthy Students (SSHS) grant services were provided to 597 Kershaw County School District (KCSD) students. Those 597 students had more unexcused absences, disciplinary referrals for simple and aggravated assault, as well as more out-of-school suspensions than the overall student body who did not receive any services, according to SSHS Project Director Kevin Rhodes.
You may have seen her appear in episodes of the hit television shows "True Blood" and "Mad Men," or even watched her guest appearances on "Glee" and "The Office."
When Kershaw County residents began to hold their own tea parties and receptions in honor of Prince William and Kate Middleton's April 29 nuptials, Celena Traynham, ABC, started thinking about ways that her residents at Karesh Long Term Care Center could also get in on the fun.
Two new members will be joining the ranks of the Kershaw County Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, President Robbie Powers reported at Thursday's meeting.
"Angry Management" is back. A month and a half after Camden High School (CHS) parent Douglas Berry expressed concern about the book's use of profanity, members of a special review committee said "Angry Management" should remain on the KCSD high school library shelves. The novel, written by Chris Crutcher, also appeared on high school summer reading lists. "But one of the concessions that we made is that we would include our resources, ...
When Lee Mays left the U.S. Air Force in 1963, he knew it was time to start his own private dentistry practice. Mays received his Doctor of Dental Surgery from the University of Maryland at Baltimore in 1960, and spent three years serving as a dentist in the Air Force.
The Kershaw County School District (KCSD) received $1.7 million worth of donated volunteer hours and items during the 2010-11 academic year, according to a Partners in Education report.
Last year, I wrote a column defending MTV's popular reality show, "Teen Mom."