2 hrs ago
SC court wants plan to deal with nuclear landfill
The South Carolina Court of Appeals wants a plan on how regulators and the operator of a nuclear waste landfill in Barnwell County are going to limit radioactive groundwater flowing toward the Savannah River.
12 hrs ago
National event aims to kick out crime, drugs from communities
The South Carolina Regional Housing Authority is teaming with police departments from around the area to sponsor a National Night Out event August 5 at Veteran's Park in Barnwell from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Law enforcement will have informative flyers to pass out on how to utilize the "Give Neighborhood Crime and Drugs a Going Away Party" "It is to stop ... (more)
Wed Jul 30, 2014
Unemployment rate rises, but so does actual hires
For the second month in a row, both the number of people hired and the unemployment rate has risen in Barnwell County.
Shop locally and support communities
Taxes, taxes, taxes! Don't you sometimes just want a little break from it all? Well, you're in luck, sort of.
Local markets to celebrate National Farmers Market Week
To promote the nation's thousands of farmers markets, including two in Barnwell County, U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has declared August 3 through 9 National Farmers Market Week.
Williston superintendent leaving for Lexington District 2
After two years in Williston, District 29 Superintendent Dr. Tom Siler is leaving for a job in Lexington County.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
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.
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.
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.
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.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
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.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
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.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
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.
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.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
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.
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.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
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".
Sat Jul 05, 2014
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.
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.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
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.