The center closed in 2020 due to the pandemic and reopened in April 2022, about two years later.
ORANGEBURG COUNTY, S.C. — The North Senior Center has become a community space for the town’s elderly population, where there are limited activities and other resources available.
“North is a senior town,” said North Senior Center secretary Beverly Jamison.
Jamison has lived in the Orangeburg county town of North for fifty years.
She says growing up, the town was home to multiple grocery stores, and businesses that have since closed down.
“North used to be a thriving community,” she said, “Folk from the surrounding community would come to North because all of the services that they needed were here,” said Jamison.
Now she serves as secretary of the North Senior Center.
The center closed originally opened in 2012, then closed in 2020 due to the pandemic. It reopened to the public in …