FALL FOR FUN

Camden Equestrian Center Fall Fling: If you haven’t been to a horse show this year, now’s your chance. This event features a $10,000 level six mini prix that attracts people from the entire region. The show also will feature the 2006 Governor’s Cup Medal Finals for the South Carolina Hunter Jumper Association. * The details: Sept. 8-10, Camden Equestrian Center; gates open at 4 p.m., … Continue reading FALL FOR FUN

CLOSE TO HOME

District sets monthly Child Find clinics The Kershaw County School District will hold Child Find screening clinics – free vision, hearing, speech, language and developmental screenings for children ages 3-5 – each month through April. The purpose is to help parents and the district identify early any special needs children may have and match available services to assist children with those needs. The clinics will … Continue reading CLOSE TO HOME

A NEW ANTI-OBESITY TOOL: FUN

Nutrition educator Flora Washington guides her 10- and 11-year-old Kershaw County students as they open tab-top cans of pineapple and mandarin oranges, peel kiwifruit, cut up bananas and strawberries, and measure lime and pineapple juice and a bit of honey. Then they toss the items together in a bowl. The Blaney Elementary School students showed off their skills, making a sweet, tangy, multicolor concoction one day in … Continue reading A NEW ANTI-OBESITY TOOL: FUN

BLANEY ELEMENTARY

SPECIAL TO THE STATE Solar Steve of Mad Science helps Blaney Elementary students Milaysia Cooper and Brianna Cook taste a simulated soda burp while teaching assistant Anne Harrison and students Jack Griswold, Paul Smith, Blake Williams and Garrison Hood watch. Solar Steve visited the school on Aug. 11 in keeping with the school’s theme of ‘Mad about Science and Math.’ Continue reading BLANEY ELEMENTARY

Charlie Roger Porter

1924 Charlie Roger Porter was born February 19, 1924 in Blaney, the son of Charlie Martin Porter and Mamie Epting Porter Davis. 2006 LUGOFF – On Thursday, August 17, 2006, Charlie Roger Porter, 82, of Lugoff, went home to meet his Lord and Savior. Born February 19, 1924, in Blaney, he was the son of the late Charlie Martin Porter and Mamie Epting Porter. He had retired … Continue reading Charlie Roger Porter

PARENTS CAN MONITOR WHAT KIDS ARE EATING

Lugoff parent Lavoy Carter noticed his son Jordan’s lunch money was disappearing quickly last school year. Carter later found out Jordan was buying his lunch, then treating friends to additional food. Starting in October, Carter and other Kershaw County parents will have a new way to monitor their kids’ lunchroom habits. The district is joining hundreds of other schools statewide in using software that allows … Continue reading PARENTS CAN MONITOR WHAT KIDS ARE EATING

NEIGHBORS TAKING TO STREETS AGAINST CRIME

The residents of Hickory Ridge Community in Richland County will be using pots and pans as instruments in a parade outside their homes tonight to show criminals they aren’t wanted. The neighborhood, between Leesburg Road and Sumter Highway, along with other communities throughout Richland, Lexington and Kershaw counties, will be participating in the 23rd annual National Night Out Against Crime. Edith Cunningham, president of the … Continue reading NEIGHBORS TAKING TO STREETS AGAINST CRIME