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INSIDE PAGE DESIGN Weekly 2/3 Times Division 6A Business Business | (803) 283-1155 Wednesday, October 10, 2012 Antiques & U.S.-Made B usiness riefcase Goods Funeral home garners award DowntownSECOND PLACE: Kershaw McLean Funeral Direc- tors, which has a funeral home in Lancaster, has re- cently been honored by the National Funeral Directors Association with its most store oﬀers prestigious recognition – the 2012 Pursuit of Excel- lence Award, according to a unique mix news release. Jesef Williams Only 164 firms in the firstname.lastname@example.org world earned this award, placing McLean Funeral KERSHAW – Jamie Millers spe- The Lancaster News Directors home among the cialty store takes shoppers on a top two percent of funeral- trip down memory lane while also service providers globally. allowing them to show American To earn this award, loyalty, in an economic sense. McLean Funeral Directors Miller, a Lancaster native, had to demonstrate a com- opened Carolina Pickin in May in mitment to providing ex- the town of Kershaw. The down- ceptional service to griev- town Hampton Street store has ing families and giving two purposes – to provide space back to their community for local vendors to sell crafts, an- through unique outreach tiques and various other collect- PHOTOS BY JESEF WILLIAMSemail@example.com programs, while adhering ibles, and to have a section in the Jamie Miller stands beside some of the American-made products inside his store, Carolina Pickin’, which store that offers products only opened in May in Kershaw. Ten local vendors also sell their crafts and other goods inside the store. Jesef Williams to the highest ethical and professional standards. made in the United States. McLean Funeral Direc- “The idea came to me: We need a place to go and shop for things takes you to the “Made in America” tors, which is based in Gas- section – an area that appears like tonia, N.C., bought Ma- available in the United States, in one location,” said Miller, whos a mini all-purpose store. There are haffey-Wilson Funeral been selling antiques for 13 years cleaning supplies, toys, personal- Home & Cremation Center at a store in Waxhaw, N.C. hygiene items and school supplies, earlier this year. just to name a few. Opening the store Auto Exteriors Miller, who worked about 25 All are located on aisles just a few short feet from each other. And open for business years for Springs Industries, found more importantly, for Miller, all are Russell Freeman opened himself unemployed off and on for made in the United States – some Auto Exteriors LLC at 105 about three years between 2008 and 2012. When thinking about even produced in the Carolinas. Chesterfield Ave. Hours of what to do next, he decided to Good Sense is one of the brand operation are 7:30 a.m. to open a store inside the Hampton names that appear on many of the 5:30 p.m. Monday through Street building, which he owns. items. That line is a subsidiary of Friday. For details, call (803) The space used to be home to Proctor & Gamble. 342-2920. Little Valley Antiques, which closed Miller said buying those items Chamber sponsors this spring. will support local enterprise as well as the national economy – an ap- Leadership Nowadays, Carolina Pickin is proach that combats outsourcing. accented by the antiques, wares Lancaster and collectibles of 10 local vendors “I really wish people would shop The Lancaster County locally first,” Miller said. “Thats Above are crafts for sale inside a vendor’s display area in the store. – many of whom with their own Chamber of Commerce’s distinct area inside the store. what its going to take to get this Below, Miller holds one of his antique items for sale – a wooden can- Leadership Lancaster pro- Handmade jewelry, scarves, fig- country back where it need to be.” non loader that’s believed to have been used during the American gram provides an education urines, and glassware are just some Angel Vail, one of Millers ven- Revolution. into the past, present and of the goods available. dors, believes hes doing a great future of Lancaster County. Miller also sells his own items thing. In fact, since its inception 25 there. Some – such as a Revolu- “People say we need to buy years ago, more than 500 tionary War-era wooden cannon American,” she said. “Jamie has Lancaster County business/ loader – are literal blasts from the put his money where his mouth government leaders have past. is.” graduated from this pro- “You can get your history lesson Miller said business hasnt been gram as informed, commit- while youre here,” she Kershaw as strong as hed like, though he ted, and qualified residents resident Linda Callentine, who also believes things will pick up as the who can provide dynamic runs a business on Hampton word gets out. business, community and Street. “It brings back a lot of child- “I”m just trying to make a differ- government leadership. hood memories.” ence,” he said. Open to Lancaster County With the exception of rare items Carolina Pickin is located at 122 residents and members of like the cannon loader, most of the N. Hampton St., Kershaw. The the business community, items sell for $100 or less, with phone number is (803) 475-7584. Leadership Lancaster offers many being under $10. history, education, leader- Contact reporter ship, health care, business Thinking American A walk toward the stores rear Jesef Williams at (803) 283-1152 and economic develop- ment, social services, gov- ernment and law enforce- ment in seven all-day monthly sessions. The pro- Krispy Kreme hiring for new Rock Hill store opening soon gram also includes special From release become part of a warm and friendly family.” “retreats.” Registration is now open In advance of its planned mid-November opening, Krispy Kreme is Full- and part-time team member, production specialist and shift su- for the 25th edition, which seeking 40 new team members to staff its Rock Hill store. Online applica- pervisor positions are now available. Qualified applicants must apply begins in November. Total tions are now being accepted at www.sweetplacetowork.com. online at www.sweetplacetowork.com for the opportunity to receive a fee for the program is $600 The new Krispy Kreme Doughnut Factory will be located at 1525 Cela- scheduled in-person interview. for Chamber members; nese Road, Suite 101, Rock Hill. An exact opening date has not yet been The approximately 2,300-square-foot location with a drive-thru will $650 for non-members. This confirmed. feature more than a dozen varieties of Krispy Kreme’s one-of-a-kind covers all program expens- “Krispy Kreme has been a leader in sharing delicious tastes and creating doughnuts, including the signature hot Original Glazed®, as well as a es, including speaker costs, joyful memories for 75 years and we are looking for team members with complete menu of Chillers®, iced beverages and Krispy Kreme signature retreat lodging, meals, etc. passion and a commitment to service with a smile,” said campany official coffee blends. For details or an applica- Cindy Bay. “Becoming a team member at Krispy Kreme is not just a grati- Expected hours of operation are Monday through Sunday, 6 a.m. to 11 tion, call (803) 283-4105. fying career choice. Once you put on our signature uniform, you instantly p.m.
INSIDE PAGE DESIGN Weekly 2/3 Times Division 5B Education Education | (803) 283-1155 Sunday, October 28, 2012 Ebriefsducation a NewFIRST PLACE: Sims named high school scholar Haley N. Sims of Heath Springs has been selected for mem- bership into The Nation- al Society of High School Scholars, Page which rec- Book Fair Attracts The Lancaster News ognizes top Sims scholars and stu- New Readers PHOTOS BY AARON MORRISONfirstname.lastname@example.org dents who have achieved academic excellence. The Above, sixth-grader Ashlynn Langley, 11, checks out the first chapter of adventure novel “The 39 Clues” at South Middle School’s book fair Sept. 26. announcement was made Below, from left, sixth-grader Barickus Culp, 11, dives into a guide on magic tricks; Sergio Vazquez, 11, reads a portion of author Mike Lupica’s “Million by NSHSS founder and Dollar Throw;” and Anari Price, 11, gets lost in a book from Jeff Kinney’s “Diary of a Wimpy Kid” series. Chairman Claes Nobel, a member of the famiy that established the Nobel Priz- es. “I am honored to recog- nize the hard work, sacri- Christopher Sardelli fice and commitment that Haley has demonstrated to achieve this level of aca- demic excellence,” Nobel said. Membership in NSHSS entitles qualified students to enjoy scholarship op- portunies and academic competitions. IL band fruit sale The Indian Land band is taking orders for its annual fruit sale. Orders may be placed through Nov. 25 on- line at www.indianland- band.com or through any IL band student. Proceeds help buy instruments, mu- New elementary school plans on track Reece Murphy the district, such as food services Land Elementary School. The staff and board members work- sic and other items. If you email@example.com and IT, identifying what our needs district is aiming to open the ing on the plans.” have questions, contact are,” Small said, “Things like what $15.1 million school in time for The school board closed on the Kathryn Burch at (803) Lancaster County School Dis- we want as far as square footage the 2014-15 school year. Harrisburg Road property and 370-5930 or ilbandfruit- trict’s director of maintenance said plans for the new elementary for each grade ... the kitchen and Small said as of Oct. 15, barring approved a prototype school lay- firstname.lastname@example.org. cafeteria. any unlikely disapproval by the out at its July 31 meeting. school in Indian Land are on track for groundbreaking early next “The state pretty much has the S.C. Department of Education, The basic layout is an “E-plan” requirements as far as what you the school district is on track as designed to be modified and ad- School year. Maintenance Director David have to provide in the school, but planned. justed to meet the school’s spe- menus Small said district officials are working closely with district per- if you want anything more than that, you have to tweak it and “They are tentative dates, but that’s our goal,” Small said. “We’re cific site needs and expectations for growth. The district plans to sonnel, the school’s architectural make it like you want it,” he said. hoping by mid- to late January, build the school initially to edu- Elementary/middle firm and the S.C. Department of The new school is to be built on somewhere around there, to send cate 1,000 children with built-in Meals: Breakfast, students $1, adults $2; lunch: elementary Education to fine tune and final- 26.5 acres across the street from out bids for construction and expansion room for another 300 students $1.60, middle school ize plans for the school. the BridgeHampton neighbor- hopefully, to break ground in students. students $1.90, adults $3.50 The about-100,000-square-foot hood. It will serve students located March. The school’s plans, designed by Offered daily: Fresh fruit or juice, chef salad with crackers, 1/2 pre-kindergarten through fifth- in the top of the Panhandle, north “The good thing about it is ev- Moseley Architects in Ballantyne, pint milk; extra milk, 30 cents grade school is to be built on Har- of Fort Mill Highway (S.C. 160). erybody is involved from the su- allow for further expansion, if Monday: Chicken rings or nug- risburg Road. The school board approved the perintendent on down,” Small needed. gets, chef salad with crackers, “At this point, we’re having new school last year to relieve said. “We’ve formed a committee Contact reporter Reece Murphy baked potato rounds, broccoli florets with ranch drip, fruit, roll meetings with various people in severe overcrowding at Indian and there are principals, district at (803) 283-1151 Tuesday: Ham and cheese sand- wich or chef salad with crackers, chicken or turkey rice soup, sweet potato fries, peaches Wednesday: Beef taco pie or chef salad with crackers, Mexicali Four teens win local youth oratorical contest corn, pinto beans, pears From release training sessions on research Thursday: Students’ choice Four teenagers were crowned and speech development, pro- Friday: Pepperoni pizza or chef winners in the Lancaster District vided a forum for youth to be- salad with crackers, tossed salad, potato smiles, pineapplees of AME Zion Churches’ eighth come more effective communi- annual Youth Oratorical Expose cators. The contestants were High school on Sept. 22. rated by a panel of judges on re- Meals: Breakfast, students $1, Thirteen youth participated in search and speech content, or- adults $2; lunch: students $1.90, adults $3.50 the contest, which was held at El ganization, delivery and effec- Offered daily: Grab & Go and Bethel Zion Church and coordi- tiveness of presentation. The top hot wings boxes, pepperoni pizza, nated by Mary C. Christian, Brunson Ray Hayden Jackson winners received monetary gifts chef salad/crackers, french fries, president of the Lancaster AME sponsored by local business tossed salad, fruit and milk; extra place winner was Egypt Ray of Stand Church. milk, 30 cents Zion District Missionary Depart- leaders. Monday: Chicken sandwich ment, and Jessie J. Shannon, la- St. Paul Church. In the junior Each contestant was given Other participants included Tuesday: Ham and cheese ity of Mt. Tabor Church. division, first-place winner was four topics to choose from. The Aalyhia Young, Crystal Johnson, sandwich, creamy potatoes, green In the senior division, first- Indian Land Middle School stu- topics ranged from issues on Keeli Lake, James Gregory, Jr., bean place winner was Lancaster High dent DeVeon Hayden of Gold bullying to politics to other so- Keyatta Garris, DaRon Massey, Wednesday: Spaghetti, green limas School student Sha’Ron Brunson Hill and second-place winner cial issues. Marquitta Evans, Olivia Billings Thursday: Students’ choice of Mt. Tabor Church and second- was Shamanya Jackson of David The contest, which included and Da’Shawn Bethea. Friday: Sub sandwich