Bookmark

Add to MyYahoo RSS

Barnwell County News

Local, regional, and statewide news continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

Wednesday Aug 27 | People Sentinel

Democrats celebrate with food, facts

Barnwell County Democrats united recently at the Barnwell State Park for food, fun and facts.

Comment?

Related Topix: Barnwell, SC

Wednesday Aug 27 | People Sentinel

Blackville approves request for police cars

Blackville Town Council passed a unanimous motion to purchase vehicles for the Blackville Police Department.

Comment?

Related Topix: Blackville, SC

Wednesday Aug 27 | People Sentinel

Jobless rate rises across South Carolina

Barnwell County joined every other county in the state to see an increase in the unemployment rate during July.

Comment?

Related Topix: South Carolina

Wednesday Aug 27 | People Sentinel

Paid and volunteer jobs pay off locally

Whether you work 9 to 5, Monday through Friday, volunteer a few hours a week, or stay home to raise a family, we all have important jobs to do.

Comment?

Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Labor Day

Sat Aug 23, 2014

The Star

EPA to give update on superfund Site in Williston

The Environmental Protection Agency, or EPA, will hold a public meeting next week to give an update on the plan to clean up and remediate the Admiral Home Appliances superfund site in Williston.

Comment?

Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Williston, SC, Environment, Science

Thu Aug 21, 2014

People Sentinel

Sales tax referendum headed to voters after council approval

Council unanimously approved the referendum for the 1 percent local option sales tax even after public comments were made against it.

Comment?

Related Topix: Barnwell, SC, Small Business, Personal Finance

People Sentinel

District consolidation committee selected

Members have been selected for a committee to study the possible consolidation of Barnwell County's three public school districts, though no meetings have taken place.

Comment?

Related Topix: Education Etc., Barnwell, SC

Wed Aug 20, 2014

People Sentinel

Career center teams with SCA

The Barnwell County Career Center and SouthernCarolina Alliance are looking to team up and help Barnwell County grow.

Comment?

Related Topix: Education Etc.

People Sentinel

Man dies in single-car wreck

A Pelion man is dead after a single-vehicle accident in Barnwell County Wednesday morning.

Comment?

Related Topix: Pelion, SC

People Sentinel

Williston Town Council hears fire department request

Williston Fire Department is trying to adopt the service of Innovapad to help get some expenses reimbursed.

Comment?

Related Topix: Barnwell, SC, Fire

People Sentinel

EDC vote scheduled

The Barnwell County Council has called a special meeting at council chambers on August 21 at 6 p.m. There is only one item of business on the agenda, which is the third reading of the ordinance related to the Economic Development Corporation.

Comment?

Related Topix: Barnwell, SC, Williston, SC, Blackville, SC

Wed Aug 13, 2014

The Star

Hundred-year-old man loved by his family

Staff photo by Derrek Asberry New Ellenton resident Webster Dunbar said he has had ups and downs in his 100 years of life, but that he's thankful for it all.

Comment?

Related Topix: New Ellenton, SC

People Sentinel

School is starting - Get involved

Where did the summer go? It seems like just yesterday we were congratulating Barnwell County's Class of 2014 on earning their high school diplomas.

Comment?

Related Topix: Williston, SC, Kline, SC, Barnwell, SC, Blackville, SC, Hilda, SC

People Sentinel

Moped driver killed

A Williston woman died over the weekend from injuries she sustained last Thursday when a car hit the moped she was driving.

Comment?

Related Topix: Williston, SC, Barnwell, SC

Wed Aug 06, 2014

The Star

Bookings for Aug. 7

These are the bookings recorded for the Doris C. Gravat Detention Center for Aug. 5, 2014.

Comment?

People Sentinel

Walmart donates $25,000 to food pantry

A $25,000 donation from the Walmart Foundation will help feed hundreds who rely on monthly assistance from a Williston food pantry.

Comment?

Related Topix: Williston, SC, Elko, SC

Fri Aug 01, 2014

Athens Banner-Herald

Court orders SC to improve safety at radioactive waste dump

The South Carolina Court of Appeals is ordering Chem-Nuclear to better protect the groundwater from contamination at a low-level radioactive waste site, located 20 miles from the Savannah River.

Comment?

Related Topix: Nuclear Energy, Barnwell, SC

•••
•••
•••
•••
•••
•••
•••