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2 hrs ago | WMBF

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.

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Related Topix: Nuclear Energy

12 hrs ago | People Sentinel

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)

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Related Topix: Barnwell, SC, Orangeburg, SC, Blackville, SC

Wed Jul 30, 2014

People Sentinel

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.

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People Sentinel

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.

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Related Topix: Computers, Blackville, SC, Williston, SC

People Sentinel

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.

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Related Topix: 9, US News, United States Department of Agriculture, Agriculture, Science, Life, Food, Vegetables, Elko, SC

People Sentinel

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.

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Related Topix: Williston, SC, Lexington County, SC, Lexington, SC, Cayce, SC

Thu Jul 24, 2014

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

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

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

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