Jon Butzon is a big guy and he has some big ideas about how we can fix education in South Carolina. He should know because for years he's run the Charleston Education Network -- he's seen it, lived it and thought about it. He knows where we are as a state; he knows what works, and most importantly what doesn't work.
June 10, 2013|
By Phil Noble
C-I contributing columnist
• We note with sadness the recent death of Leonard Price, who moved in his later years to Boonetown and became one of Kershaw County's most generous and involved philanthropists. Price gave to a variety of causes and was especially beneficent towards North Central High School. As Bobby Jones, a former school principal in the county said, "He not only talked the talk, he walked the walk." Price has left an indelible mark upon the county.
Dear Annie: My son's estranged wife has reported him to child protective services six times and to the police for various things she's invented over the past three years. Due to her false accusations, he has been arrested three times. He has been found innocent of all charges, but she persists.
Meritage Racing's Inti collected the biggest victory of his racing career on Saturday, when he surged past Complete Zen in Colonial Downs' stretch and drew clear to a 3 1/4-length victory in the $50,000 David L. "Zeke" Ferguson Memorial (Gr. 3), the feature race of the Virginia track's opening-day program.
Bloomsbury Inn recently received a TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence Award for 2013. This accolade, which honors hospitality excellence, is given only to establishments that consistently achieve outstanding traveler reviews and is extended to qualifying businesses worldwide. Only the top-performing businesses listed on TripAdvisor receive this prestigious award.
Happy Birthday to Mrs. Sarah B. Rutherford who will be celebrating her 95th birthday June 8. Mrs. Rutherford, the wife of the late Roosevelt Rutherford Sr. is a life-long resident of Cassatt where she attended the public schools of Kershaw County. Mrs. Rutherford is well-known and loved in her community and is also a life-time member of the Hyco Baptist Church. The mother of nine children, Mrs. Rutherford has been blessed so far to see five generations that resulted from her union with Mr. Rutherford. She is presently a great-great-great grandmother and will celebrate her birthday with lots of family ...