One of my favorite events each year is the Adult Education graduation ceremony. It's a particularly special occasion for me because it celebrates the accomplishments of people for whom school didn't work out the first time. The genius of American education is that there is always another chance, another opportunity to take care of unfinished business. As we know, the same can't be said in most countries in the world.
February 18, 2013|
By KCSD Superintendent Dr. Frank Morgan
C-I contributing columnist
• Three separate bills have been proposed to the S.C. Senate and House of Representatives education committees that would alter the way high school sports are regulated in the state; all were reported out of committee to be addressed by the General Assembly. Lawmakers have much more important things to do than nitpick with the S.C. High School League, which is the governing body of athletics. These bills should die on the vine and legislators should get back to dealing with issues of real importance in the Palmetto State.
Lent is the 40 days plus the six Sundays before Easter. It is a season of preparation. For centuries, it has been observed as a special time of self-examination and penitence. It is a time for focusing on fundamental values and priorities, and is not a time for self-punishment.
Services for Diane Josephine Baker, 61, were be private. The family received friends Saturday from 5-7 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the South Carolina Heart Center or the Walter M. Crowe Animal Shelter.
A Ridgeway man was pronounced dead at the scene after being transported to KershawHealth following a single car collision Saturday night along Springvale Road according to the S.C. Highway Patrol (SCHP).
COLUMBIA --- McKay, Cauthen, Settana, & Stubley, P.A. and its' marketing affiliate, McKay Public Affairs, LLC, recently announced their plan to sponsor a hospitality tent with the City of Camden, Kershaw County Tourism and the Kershaw County Committee of 100 at the 81st running of the Carolina Cup.
Folks with a little age on them in Kershaw County -- and across the country, for that matter -- are often fond of saying, "They don't make things like they used to." There's nothing wrong with a bit of nostalgia, but the real truth, in most instances, is this: no, they don't make things like they used to. They make things much better.