A Camden woman managed to attend both of her sons' college graduations in different states on the same day recently. Cynthia Cooper, mother of Matthew Goodwin and Brad Cooper, faced the trial of trying to be in two states -- and not in South Carolina -- on June 5.
Alpha Kappa Alpha (AKA) Sorority Inc. presented scholarships to several students as the 2014-15 school year wound down. LaKayla Renae Dixon and Aayahna Monae Herbert, both Lugoff-Elgin High School seniors, each received the 2015 scholarship awards from AKA's Iota Omega Omega Chapter.
Boys & Girls Club of the Midlands President Carter Clark accepts a check for $5,000 from Claire Shell of Second Look Charities on Monday afternoon outside the Jackson Teen Center (JTC). The donation -- complimenting a recent $8,000 grant to The ALPHA Center -- will help purchase recording equipment so students will have a state-of-the-art modern facility to record, produce, develop and market a music CD featuring local talent. The CD is a joint project of the JTC and ALPHA Center. Joining Clark and Shell for the presentation are (from left) Second Look's Judy Smith, Mary Long and Rose Sheheen ...
In an effort to make things easier for parents and district staff, as well as be more cost efficient, the Kershaw County School District (KCSD) will launch a new online student registration system in July. The district will also change over its district and individual school websites to a new design scheme during the week of June 29.
With Kershaw County schools on summer break, children in the area, and their parents, are always looking for fun and productive activities during the idle time. The Kershaw County Parks and Recreation Department (KCPRD) offers a variety of summer activities and, for the second year, has teamed with the Kershaw County School District (KCSD) to open school gyms for basketball play in the summer months.