Fourteen Kershaw County educators -- two first time applicants and 12 renewals -- have earned the highest credential available in the teaching profession, bringing the total number of Kershaw County School District (KCSD) employees who are National Board certified to 130.
A funeral service to celebrate the life of Jack Willard Branham, Jr., 69, of Lugoff, SC, will be held at 11:00 AM, Wednesday, January 15, 2014 at Kornegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel, Camden, SC. Rev. James Barnhill and Jeffrey Graham will officiate. Burial will follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Camden. The family will speak with friends at the home of Pam and Phil Jackson after the services. Memorials may be made in Jack's memory to the American Cancer Society, Gail Kirkland, 647 Lachicotte Road, Lugoff, SC 29078.
Ms. Annette Ransom Carroll, 54, of 818 Tap Boot Road, Rembert, South Carolina, passed on Saturday, January 11, 2014. Funeral services will be conducted on Wednesday, January 15, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. at Pine Grove AME Church in Rembert, SC. Burial will be at Sandhills Cemetery at Rembert, SC.
Mr. Julius Thomas entered eternal rest on January 11, 2014 at the McLeod Regional Medical Center, Florence, SC. The family is receiving friends at the residence, 309 Bradley Avenue, Bishopville. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Wilson Funeral Home, 403 S. Main Street, Bishopville.
Auditions for Alice in Wonderland, a collaboration with the Fine Arts Center (FAC) of Kershaw County and Columbia Children's Theatre, will be held Sunday at 6 p.m. and Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. in the Wood Auditorium at the FAC.
Since we're still in the early part of 2014, there are undoubtedly many people here in Kershaw County who are still sticking to their new year's resolutions, whatever they might be. And people who read this newspaper regularly know that we often write of the benefits of exercise when it comes to maintaining good physical and emotional health. Trying to increase fitness and trying to lose weight are two of the most common resolutions made in this country.