More than 200 athletes from across Kershaw County will participate in Special Olympics on Friday at Camden Military Academy (CMA). Participants represent 24 Kershaw County School District (KCSD) classes and the Kershaw County Board of Special Disabilities.
The Kershaw County Library has joined libraries across the country to participate in the Earth Day 2017. During this national event, the library will celebrate our home planet with a special citizen science project that allows participants to view clouds from above and below.
People from the Lugoff community and beyond are contributing to the ongoing miracle named Brayden who survived a non-fatal drowning in a family pool on Jan. 23. Brayden, who was actually in cardiac arrest, managed to be resuscitated but remained comatose. Four days later, his parents, Kelley and Zach, were told he might never wake up and, if he did, would never walk again.
Camden Walmart Store Manager Missy Foster presents a $2,000 check to, from left, Leon Prosser and Paul Napper, members of the Wateree Chapter of the S.C. Waterfowl Association (SCWA). The money will be go toward helping the organization send at-risk youth from Kershaw County to the SCWA's Camp Woodie in Pinewood in Sumter County. Prosser and Napper thanked Foster not only for this year's check, which she presented March 13, but one the company gave for the same amount in 2016.
Three members of the Kershaw County community were sworn in by the Honorable Dana A. Morris as volunteers in the Cass Elias McCarter Guardian ad Litem (GAL) Program. These individuals join a group who serves as a voice for abused and neglected children throughout the area.
Kershaw County Council will hold public hearing on and then consider third and final reading of an ordinance that would amend the soliciting ordinance for organizations who wish to solicit from motorists. Council will also consider first reading, in title only, of an ordinance allowing the county to abate rubbish, debris, junk and other materials that constitute a common public nuisance and affect the health and general welfare of the citizens of Kershaw County.