According to The Nobel Prize’s website, WFP won the award “for its efforts to combat hunger, for its contribution to bettering conditions for peace in conflict-affected areas and for acting as a driving force in efforts to prevent the use of hunger as a weapon of war and conflict”.
Demetria “Demi” Bannister died from COVID-19 Monday, Sept. 7. after being notified of her positive test results on Sept. 5. She was only 28. Bannister’s mother, Shirley Williams Bannister, died Sunday, Sept. 27, nearly three weeks after her daughter at the age of 57.
On Sept. 14, in an effort to get more people to vote in the upcoming elections, Jackson took to Twitter vowing to give a lesson on how to swear in several different languages if 2,500 people pledged to vote.
On the 19th anniversary of the September 11th terrorist attacks, the 9/11 Remembrance Foundation of South Carolina will honor South Carolina Midlands first responders and military service members during a 9/11 Historical Morning of Remembrance program.
Both full-time Virtual Academy and hybrid model Lexington Two students will receive free meals at school and by curbside pickup after the USDA extended its summer meals program amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Priority is being given to households in counties that contain a school district that has been defined by the South Carolina Department of Education as having a poverty rate greater than or equal to 86%.