The Lexington District 2 school board has named three finalists for the superintendent position.
The board announced the following candidates at Thursday’s board meeting: Bill James, education consultant for the S.C. School for the Deaf and Blind and former superintendent of Cherokee County Schools; Brenda Turner, Superintendent of Orangeburg Consolidated District 4; and Tom Siler, Superintendent of Williston School District 29.
Two of the candidates have former experience working for the Lexington District 2. James was principal at Airport High School from 1995 to 1997. Turner served as the district’s director of elementary and middle programs from 2001 to 2007.
The board plans to announce the superintendent-elect in late July. The starting date for the new superintendent is July 1, 2015, when current Superintendent Venus Holland retires.
Agents Confiscate Fake Goods at Flea Market
A joint task force raided the Metro Flea Market on U.S. 1 in West Columbia and confiscated $237,000 worth of fake goods, S.C. Secretary of State Mark Hammond said in a news release Thursday.
Six people were charged with the illegal distribution of counterfeit goods after the raid by agents from the S.C. Secretary of State’s office, Lexington County Sheriff’s Department and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
Charged were Veronica Valdes-Guerra and Jamiel Jones of South Congaree; Darnell William Curry and Daniel Eugene Curry of Augusta, Ga.; Hassan Yaguob Elzein of Cayce; and Rick Fernando Vanburn of Sumter.
Goods seized included handbags, hats, clothing, shoes, jewelry, wallets, belts, sunglasses and headphones carrying famous designer labels such as Adidas, Burberry, Chanel and Nike.
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The Other Place at Trustus Theatre
Juliana Smithton is a successful neurologist whose life seems to be coming unhinged. A mystery unfolds as fact blurs with fiction, past collides with present and the elusive truth of Juliana’s mental health boils to the surface in The Other Place, running at Trustus Theatre October 17th through November 1st. There will be a talk-back following the matinee on October 19th. Tickets can be purchased here or by calling the box office at 803-254-9732.
3LAU on Sunday, October 26th and the Unofficial Skrillex Mothership Tour After-Party on the 27th. More information and tickets for both can be found here. VIP tables available.
King Lear in Finlay Park
October 16th-18th and 22nd-25th, the South Carolina Shakespeare Company presents William Shakespeare’s King Lear. All performances held at the Finlay Park Ampitheatre at 7:30 PM. For tickets and more information, click here or call 803-665-2000.
Veteran Vapors now open!
Veteran-owned and operated, Veteran Vapors is located at 2308 Airport Blvd. in West Columbia. This month, 10% of all juice sales will be donated to Save the Ta-Tas. Special discounts available to veterans, military and public safety officials.
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