Kershaw County 2013 seniors' average composite score on the ACT college entrance exam increased three-tenths of a point, reaching an all-time district high while outperforming the state's public school students in all four test areas.
Kershaw County Council was scheduled last night to hear presentations from 18 different candidates who wish to serve on the board of directors of KershawHealth, and then to question those candidates. What just a few years ago was a fairly humdrum appointment -- important, of course, but without a lot of fanfare -- has morphed into a visible process because of recent controversy at the hospital.
Business news: in the second quarter, South Carolina outpaced the nation in manufacturing growth -- 2.7 percent, above the national average of 2.5 percent and the Southeast average of 2.1 percent, according to the S.C. Department of Commerce. Columbia is now the hottest high-tech city in the South, recently ranked No. 2 in the U.S in high-tech employment growth.
September 04, 2013|
By Mayor Tony Scully
C-I contributing columnist
Funeral services for Thomas Earl Rasberry, 70, will be held Monday at 12:00 p.m. at El-Bethel Faith Community Church, with burial to follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Park. The Rev. Joe Stines and The Rev. Dr. Charles Everett will officiate. The family will receive friends an hour prior to the service from 11-12 at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Down Syndrome Association of the Low Country in honor of his granddaughter Breanna.
Everyone gets frightened of something or someone from time to time, and animals are no exception. Fear is an emotional response to danger and causes our survival instincts to kick into high gear. Even the most loving and docile of pets can lash out when put in a threatening situation, and the results can often be dangerous. In order to prevent an attack, there are a few things you should always look out for when interacting with any animal.
September 02, 2013|
Texas A&M University
College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences