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11:07 am on Friday February 28, 2014

Pee Dee schools prepare for new federal nutritional guidelines

The Obama administration is moving to phase out junk food advertising on football scoreboards and elsewhere on school grounds - part of a broad effort to combat child obesity and create what Michelle Obama calls "a new norm" for today's...
1:45 am on Wednesday April 24, 2013

Charleston, Dorchester students to pay more for lunch

Berkeley County schools raised their lunch prices in 2011, and now Charleston County School District and Dorchester District 2 are both upping their prices by 10 cents.
5:52 am on Wednesday August 31, 2011

Salad bars could be coming to a school near you - free of charge

photo by flickr member NatalieMaynor Everyone knows that eating fresh fruits and vegetables will contribute to overall good health.  Now there's an opportunity for your children get more of them while in school. Fruits and vegetables are expensive...
5:17 am on Wednesday August 31, 2011

Lakewood Elementary School is rewarded for getting healthy

photo by the USDA on flickr As part of First Lady Michelle Obama's 'Let's Move' campaign Lakewood Elementary School earned the Bronze Award in the HealthierUS School Challenge.   By putting an emphasis on serving nutritious food and promoting...
2:11 pm on Monday April 19, 2010

One Charleston mom steps in to take on processed food in school lunches

Image by Flickr user ex.libris If you've been enjoying "Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution" or are just a fan of taking the processed food out of school lunches? Then you'll be glad to hear that the Charleston City Paper has an article about one local...