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Transforming Antioch
Former student turns old school into community center
Antioch - Cafe
The former Antioch Elementary School cafeteria is now a caf known as The Whistle Stop Caf. - photo by Fraser Speaks
In 1995, Antioch Elementary School (AES) closed its doors for the last time. The school, constructed in 1956, later became the home of Kershaw County Head Start. Johnny Outlaw, a former AES student, took what was once a dilapidated building with a missing roof due to a storm and victim to numerous accounts of vandalism and transformed it into a community center hosting a café, auditorium and space for a sheltered flea market along with many other improvements.

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