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Yesterday | WIS-TV Columbia

Next Lexington Two superintendent named

The Lexington School District Two Board of Trustees on Wednesday evening announced that Dr. Tom Siler has been named the school district's next Superintendent.

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Related Topix: Lander University, University of South Carolina

Thursday | The Aiken Standard

Williston man dies in structure fire

The body of Dean Scarbeary was found in his bedroom upstairs in the two-story structure by firefighters working to put out the blaze, according to Barnwell County Coroner Lloyd Ward.

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Related Topix: Williston, SC

Thursday | WRDW-TV Augusta

Man dies in Barnwell County fire

The call came in at 7:10 p.m. and Dean Scarbeary was pronounced dead at 8:30 p.m on 190 John Street.

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Related Topix: Fire

Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Aiken Standard

The process of polygraph testing

Can you handle the truth? Regardless, it's Tommy Platt's job to find it out. Platt, an investigator with the Aiken County Sheriff's Office, is also the agency's polygraph examiner.

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Related Topix: Aiken County, SC, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Star

Brown born in Barnwell County, kept mansion in Aiken County

Also known as the Godfather of Soul, James Brown was an iconic singer, songwriter and dancer who found his calling in funk and R&B music.

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Related Topix: Aiken County, SC, Black Entertainment, Soul, James Brown, Beech Island, SC

Sat Jul 19, 2014

People Sentinel

Williston teen killed in wreck

Mackenzie Webster, 16, was pronounced dead at the scene of the one vehicle wreck on Highway 39, just north of the Town of Williston, according to Barnwell County Coroner Lloyd Ward.

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Related Topix: Williston, SC

Wed Jul 16, 2014

People Sentinel

Sales tax committee gives Snelling more time

The Capital Project Sales Tax Committee gave the Town of Snelling more time to revise their project list at the July 8 meeting.

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Related Topix: Snelling, SC

Tue Jul 15, 2014

News 12 WRDW

Neighbors unhappy with Aiken potato farm

A controversial potato farm in Aiken County is once again in the spotlight after several people living in the area say it's causing problems in their area.

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Related Topix: Aiken County, SC, Potatoes, Life, Food, Vegetables, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought

Mon Jul 14, 2014

GwdToday.com

Pat Gibert - Blackville SC

Gloria Patricia "Pat" Walker Gibert, 70, of 1612 Jones Bridge Road, widow of Henry Pierce Gibert, died Saturday, July 12, 2014 at Barnwell County Hospital.

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Related Topix: Blackville, SC, Greenwood, SC, Cross Hill, SC

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Rock Hill Herald

Members of NY church, now Southerners, to reunite at SC church

Paul L. Dunbar grew up in Brooklyn, eventually finding his way to the ministry of New Jerusalem Baptist Church after a professional career in management and airport operations.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Lindsey Graham, South Carolina, Columbia, SC, Boiling Springs, SC

Wed Jul 09, 2014

People Sentinel

Blackville facelift efforts supported

As we reported last week, the town of Blackville is looking to clean up its community and give it a "facelift".

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Related Topix: Blackville, SC

Sat Jul 05, 2014

WRDW-TV Augusta

Man hit and killed by car in Barnwell County

BARNWELL COUNTY, S.C. - Authorities say a man was killed while walking on Reynolds Road in Barnwell early this morning.

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Related Topix: Williston, SC

Fri Jul 04, 2014

The Island Packet

Seabrook man wanted for sexual assault commits suicide

A 38-year-old Seabrook man wanted for sexual assault committed suicide Thursday in Barnwell, a Beaufort County Sheriff's Office spokesman said.

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Related Topix: Seabrook, SC, Suicide, Barnwell, SC, Beaufort County, SC

Wed Jul 02, 2014

People Sentinel

American Spirit alive and well in nation, county

Our entire community has the chance to come together Thursday evening for a countywide celebration of the Fourth of July.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, 4th of July, Barnwell, SC, Williston, SC

People Sentinel

Suspect sought in shooting

A man was shot at a yard party on June 28. Johnny Mixon Jr., of 203 Berry St., Barnwell, suffered chest wounds at a yard party at 510 Quail Rd. in Barnwell.

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Related Topix: Barnwell, SC

Fri Jun 27, 2014

WLTX-TV Columbia

Finalists for Lexington 2 Superintendent Announced

Finalists for Lexington 2 Superintendent Announced Lexington, SC --The Lexington Two School Board has selected three candidates as finalists for Superintendent-elect.

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Related Topix: Lexington, SC, Education Etc., Newberry County, SC

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