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New flag football league for kids to start June 16
Napper and Mayes
Brian Mayes (right) announces the launch of a new summer nighttime flag football league that will launch June 16 for boys and girl ages 10 to 16 in Kershaw County with ALPHA Center Executive Director Paul Napper during a luncheon Wednesday. - photo by Martin L. Cahn
South Carolina Department of Juvenile Justice statistics show that most crime involving youth and teen sex resulting in pregnancy take place between 6 and 9 p.m., according to Brain Mayes, newly hired director of the Jackson Teen Center. To keep both boys and girls between the ages of 10 and 16 off the streets and out of trouble, Mayes has teamed up with the ALPHA Center, city of Camden and Kershaw County Recreation Department to create a new summer nighttime flag football league. A committee, made up of Mayes, ALPHA Center Executive Director Paul Napper, representatives from some of the partner agencies as well as the city of Camden and Kershaw County Sheriff’s Office, worked on the project for several months.

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