Doby's Mill Elementary School (DMES) Prinicpal Ginger Catoe (first row, far right) and Asst. Principal John Folder thank soldiers of the 5th Battalion/218th Regiment from McCrady Training Center for bringing supplies to the school in July. Soldiers helping to bring in supplies were (as identified by DMES officials) Instructor Staff Sgt. Lewis and staff sergeants Crumblin, Whalen, Faulkner, Jermias, Averett, Sutton, Johnon, Bull, Barber and Macheel.
Matthew McCaskill of Bethune and a team of Clemson University agribusiness students recently competed in a national quiz bowl competition at the annual meeting of the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association in San Francisco.
Kershaw County students who attended this year's Palmetto Boys and Girls State programs attend a joint picnic at the State House. Kershaw County's American Legion posts and auxiliary units -- 17, 195 and 203 -- sponsored the youth to attend what is one of the most prestigious programs for rising seniors in the state. Anderson College served as the site for Palmetto Boys State, while Presbyterians College served as the Palmetto Girls State site. Both programs took place June 7-13. Gathered for the picnic (from left) are students Thomas Marshall, Serena Hayes, Larkin Kelly and Jaylen Nelson; S.C. Ladies ...
Kershaw County School District (KCSD) students return to classes today for the 2015-16 school year. Many students got a sneak peek at their new classrooms late last week as schools hosted open houses or "meet and greets" for children and their parents.
Approximately 800 teachers returned to Kershaw County schools or joined them for the first time this week, not only preparing their classrooms, but preparing themselves for a new school year. Students will return to classes Monday.
Bethune Town Councilman Don Witham, armed with some financial facts, asked the Kershaw County Board of Trustees to consider keeping Bethune Elementary School (BES) open or, if it must consolidate BES and Mt. Pisgah Elementary School (MPES), to do so somewhere between the two communities on Hwy. 341.