Wednesday, October 9, 2013
The coronation of Miss Timberland, Jade Fayall, was held on Sept. 28 in the THS gym.
Jade was accompanied by her court: First Attendant Alyshia Ravenell, escorted by Shaheem Joyner; Second Attendant Destinie Shivers, escorted by Premier Nelson; as well as the queens of each class and club.
Jade is the daughter of Alex and Pamela Fayall of Alvin, and was escorted by Kyandre Steed.
The court was also made up of queens from J. K. Gourdin and St. Stephen Elementary schools.
Terri Hopkins introduced the Mistress of Ceremonies Essence Fayall.
The invocation was given by the Rev. Brian Williams; greetings were given by Erin Wooten; a song was performed by Shauntia White, and a tribute was delivered by Dannicia Laws.
That was followed by the Farewell March of Miss Shy-da Bradley, former Miss Timberland.
Devante Lampkin led a dance, followed by the Promenade by the current Miss Timberland. A waltz by Her Majesty and the Court was followed by presentations by Leshonda Reed, and remarks and acknowledgements by Kerry Daugherty.
The Rev. Brian Williams delivered the benediction.
A huge thanks to everyone who helped and coordinated this event, led by Gwen Robinson. Everyone had a wonderful time.
Principal of the Year
Congratulations to Timberland High School Principal Kerry Daugherty, who has been selected the Berkeley County School District as High School Principal of the Year.
According to THS English teacher Sara Smith, “…students are this principal’s primary concern. He is mindful that every student has a story and a background, and strives to accommodate and connect with them as individuals.
“He works hard to make sure that each student is given fair and appropriate opportunities to succeed. He is concerned not merely with student achievement in the classroom, but their needs outside of the classroom. I believe this is what sets him apart from other principals and makes our school a place of which I am proud to say I am a part”. Congratulations to Mr. Daugherty.
Bonneau Peanut Festival
The 2013 Peanut Festival will be held on Saturday, Oct. 19 in Bonneau. Everyone is invited to attend.
There will be activities for everyone. The parade line up will begin at 9:30 a.m. on Murray’s Ferry Road in Bonneau. Contact Teresa Fuda for more information.
Anyone concerned about the Martin Marietta request to rezone 395 acres of land to Heavy Industrial at the Quarry in Jamestown is invited to attend the upcoming meetings:
Oct. 14 at 6:30 p.m., Berkeley County Land Use Committee; and Oct. 28 at 6:30 p.m., Berkeley County Council meeting.
The council meeting will include a public hearing, and the third reading of the rezoning bill, as well as public input. This is the last chance to voice your concerns.
All of the Land Use and council meetings are on Mondays and are held at the Assembly Room in the County Administration Building on Hwy 52. For more community information, contact Rodind@homesc.com, Clayton Kelly, or the Rev. Wilford Kinlaw.
Happy October Birthday
McCoy Rodgers, Corey Bradshaw, Cindy Lampkin, Alia McConnell, Dana Wrighten, Lynette Alston, Tasha Kinlaw, Cardell Scott, Francesca Jefferson, Cephus Rogers Jr., Derrick Jones, Andrea Morrison, Felicia Grant McDavid, Lefonza Shaw, Steven McConnell, Tamika Wigfall, Tameka Rogers, Gayvonne Carter, Susan Raysor, Reginald Hill, Syniah Hawkins, Jalem Scott, Reva Hawkins Hall, Shelley Greene, Margie Wiles, Jimmie Callum, Jean Callum, J.C. Callum, Jennifer Nole, Dakarai Wynn, Shirley Padgett Kearise, Levolia D. Rhodes, Candice Friendly, Darrel L. Davis and Frank Wenningham.
Linda Morgan, Tammy Britt, Lorrine Gaskins, Sandy Wilson, Jr., Evelyn Scott-Smalls, Lance Britt, Debra Gaskins, Ray Snider, Wilton Green, Ernest Foster (Margaret Maybank’s brother), Margaret Maybank’s son, Ila Shuler, Debbie Beauford, Christine Reames, Phillip and Debbie Rowland, Leon Bradshaw, Ausy McConnell, Lorenzo McConnell, Bernice Taylor, Flora Beauford, Cleecy Lewis, Diane Mazyck, Walter Taylor, Marvin Brunson and Shirley Smith.
Please remember our sick community members, and our law enforcement, our military, and their families.
Sympathy and condolences to the family and friends of Albert Ham Jr.
Please send any information or news you would like shared in this column to Rodind@homesc.com or call 257-2880 by 7 p.m. on Wednesdays for inclusion in the following week’s paper.