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Hundreds turn out for board meeting at Mt. Pisgah
Mt Pisgah - Betty Tidwell
Betty Tidwell (center), a member of the Bethune Vision 2016 beautification committee, speaks before the Kershaw County Board of Trustees meeting Tuesday night in Mt. Pisgah Elementary Schools gymnasium. Tidwell, who has lived across the street from Bethune Elementary School for 50 years, received a standing ovation from the approximately 200 people in attendance after telling the board they should not consolidate the two community schools. - photo by Martin L. Cahn
The Kershaw County Board of Trustees voted unanimously Tuesday to delay a discussion on where to place a consolidated Bethune/Mt. Pisgah elementary school. The vote came after 12 people spoke out against the consolidation of the schools with at least 200 people filling up one half of Mt.