South Carolina State University has unveiled newly bronzed sculptures of three students killed during a peaceful protest on campus 52 years ago. This year’s commemoration of the Orangeburg Massacre was held inside the Martin Luther King Junior Auditorium on the SC State Campus, the morning of Feb 8.
Aiken County Public School District will be operating on an early dismissal schedule due to severe thunderstorms and high winds expected to reach the area on Feb. 6. Schools will also be dismissed two hours early.
Just two years after voters in Chester County narrowly struck down a $38 million bond referendum to improve county schools and build a new career center, they’ll head back to the polls Tuesday to decide on the school board’s latest proposed bond referendum.
One day after Senate Democrats promised to fight any school voucher programs in South Carolina “to the end”, a panel of Senators took up the Equal Opportunity Education Scholarship Account Act (S.556).
North Central High School students are returning to class for the first time, Wednesday, Jan. 15 after a confirmed tornado ripped through Kershaw County over the weekend, causing severe damage to North Central High.
University of South Carolina President Bob Caslen has released a list of priorities for the 2020 spring semester. Caslen’s focus with these priorities is to move the university and state forward by building strong relationships across the community.
The special education team at Jackson Creek Elementary School is behind a first-of-its-kind event. Students and community members are invited to take part in what’s being called Understanding Others Day.
United Way of the Midlands, along with the National Pan-Hellenic Council at Columbia, hosted a nonpartisan candidate forum for the at-large seat on Richland School District One’s school board Thursday evening.
Five inmates at Evans Correctional Institution in Marlboro County will earn their associate’s degrees. It’s South Carolina’s first in-prison graduation through the Second Chance Initiative with the U.S. Department of Education.
The former student at Ashley Ridge High School will participate in the Dr. Pepper tuition giveaway at halftime of the SEC Championship game when he’ll have a chance to win $100,000 to put toward his veterinary school tuition.
After her grandson was shot and killed in an armed robbery last year, a Newberry woman is raising money for scholarships in his honor in hopes of helping Midlands students reach their goals. A Ride Away Scholarship Day is planned for Saturday in Newberry.