The Kershaw County School District (KCSD) and other school districts across the state are awaiting news that can severely impact next year's budget. The S.C. General Assembly has decided it can no longer maintain South Carolina's school bus system at the state level, so they want the school districts to take on the responsibility.
Pathway, a small ministry that offers tutoring and mentoring to at-risk children, is having a benefit concert at the Fine Arts Center (FAC) of Kershaw County from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday featuring the Blythewood Jazz Orchestra, State Sen. Vincent Sheheen, State Rep. Laurie Slade Funderburk and Kershaw County School District Superintendent Dr. Frank Morgan.
The Kershaw County Chamber of Commerce unanimously voted to adopt two resolutions at its monthly board meeting last Thursday. President Chip Galloway, of Galloway Enterprises, presented one resolution on the John Hardee Expressway and one on sequestration.
An Elgin woman's internet "pen pal" has failed to repay $660. The Elgin woman told Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) deputies that her long-term Kentucky pen pal told her that she was behind in bills, that she had a large sum of medical bills, and "how bad her life was." The Elgin woman sent her pen pal the money through mail, and requested a note listing when the woman would pay her back. The letter sent said the Kentucky woman would send her the money on June 14th, but has failed to repay the money.
October 17, 2012|