Last year, Lugoff-Elgin High School (L-EHS) hosted a prom for special needs students that was planned by other LEHS students. This year, the celebration is being held in conjunction with Valentine's Day.
As a Kershaw resident who has had over 25 years of experience as a teacher and administrator of independent (private) schools in the United states as well as being head of the American School in El Salvador, I am troubled by the vote of our two South Carolina senators for (Betsy) DeVos as Secretary of Education. Anyone familiar with the inequitable and painfully inadequate educational environment and opportunities of the students in rural areas of South Carolina and especially down the I-95 Corridor (known as the Corridor of Shame) is aware that the vote for Betsy DeVos was a vote ...
February 10, 2017|
Leslie I. Larsen
In 1929, Gaffney, S.C., native W.J. Cash wrote his seminal book "The Mind of the South." Every subsequent attempt to understand the mind (and soul) of the South necessarily starts with this book. It has been so since it was written and will probably continue to be so for generations to come. It is that good.
February 10, 2017|
By Phil Noble
C-I contributing columnist
The cheer team at Southern Stars Academy, the Southern Stars Academy All Stars, recently won first place in the Cheersport Cheerleading Championship event held Jan. 22, 2017 in Greenville. They won first place in Juniors Small Level 2, Division 2. Southern Stars is located at 702 MilL Street in Camden. Shown here, back row, are Morgan Clay, Zarria Jiles, Kiana Murdaugh, Tanner Locke, Jade Harris and Haleigh Mayo. Middle row: Yennifer Guarda, Katherine Baker, Chelsea Collins, Mary Boucher, Madison Burgess, Laurel Grace Dent, Madison Thompson and Olivia Collins. Front row: Skye Gause, Cassie Sanchez, Sara Rodgers and Isabelle Mayo. The ...