The number of Lancaster County high school students taking Advanced Placement (AP) courses for college credit slipped slightly during the 2013-14 school year, but still reflects an upward trend in recent years.
South Carolina school districts have offered 11th- and 12th-grade students AP classes for college credit since 1984. The classes prepare students for national AP exams at the end of the school year.
The Lancaster County NAACP held a election candidates’ forum Thursday, Oct. 16 in the First Washington Baptist Church fellowship hall that was attended by about 50 potential voters who were introduced to local candidates involved in the Nov. 4 General Election.
KERSHAW – Romarco Minerals Inc., the parent company of the Haile Gold Mine, recently announced that the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control has issued a proposed Section 401 Water Quality Certification.
The permit is a prerequisite for the Haile Gold Mine application for a permit under the Clean Water Act for the Haile Gold Mine project.
The Lancaster County Council of the Arts is sponsoring Night of the Living Arts –ARToberfest, its annual adult fall arts crawl, from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 24, at downtown Lancaster businesses and galleries.
Like the wardrobe doors that lead to Narnia, the doors of the Barr Street Auditorium, 612 E. Meeting St., open at 7:30 p.m. tonight, Oct. 17, for Community Playhouse of Lancaster County’s production of “The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe.”
INDIAN LAND- Citing Indian Land High School’s alcohol and drug policy for student athletes, school administrators have suspended four student athletes from all extracurricular school activities after they were charged with underage drinking last weekend.