Someone I met during the end of my junior year of college really showed me the difference between having a passion and an interest. Throughout my relationship with this person, I've recognized the importance and value of having interests and fueling passions.
Kershaw County Sheriff Jim Matthews appeared at Tuesday's Kershaw County Board of School Trustees meeting in a joint effort to discuss "rumors" regarding the future of school resource officers (SROs) in Camden schools. County SROs currently serve at Camden High School, Camden Middle School and the Continuous Learning Center.
I have had my fun with social media, but as I get older and accrue more responsibilities, the need to be "social" on the internet has declined and my need for face-to-face time has increased. My 18-year-old sister, however, is just getting started.
Nineteen practical nursing students at the Applied Technology Education Campus (ATEC) received their nursing pins, participated in a candle lighting ceremony and said the Practical Nurse's Pledge after they earned their diplomas last May 24.
Camden Elementary School of the Creative Arts students in Renee Thompson and Donna Reyes' special needs classes treated their mothers to tea at the Palmetto Coffee Shoppe and Tea Room to celebrate Mother's Day.
Programs funded by a grant obtained by Kershaw County following the 2007 gang-related shooting death of a high school student now employ 41 full- and part-time residents. It has helped reduce recidivism at the Kershaw County School District's (KCSD) Continuous Learning Center (CLC), provided "targeted" counseling to 2,900 students and created a positive behavioral program that will be expanded to all middle schools.
Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) deputies received eight calls from residents on English Street just outside the city limits of Camden reporting that a man was running around the neighborhood with an ax breaking windows and threatening residents.