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  1. Smoak, Stillinger announce engagementRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | People Sentinel

    ... with Edisto Electric Cooperative. The wedding is planned for 3 p.m. Saturday, May 9, 2015 at Barnwell State Park, Blackville.

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  2. Johnell CopelandRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 19 | People Sentinel

    Minister Johnell Harrison "Bet" Copeland, 67, of Blackville, departed from this earthly home and entered into eternal rest Wednesday, March 11, 2015. Funeral services for the late Minister Johnell Copeland were held 1 p.m. Tuesday, March 17, 2015 at Tabernacle Baptist Church, Blackville with the Rev.

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  3. Berkeleya s Oa Gorman finalist for superintendent at Batesburg-LeesvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | Post and Courier

    ... on Monday. The other candidates will visit on Tuesday and Thursday. O'Gorman, 44, started his teaching career in Blackville in 1995 and became assistant principal in Barnwell District 19 in 2002. In 2004, he moved to Aiken County, where he served as ...

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  4. Barnwell Courthouse displays local historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 15 | The Star

    ... for a jail, but court was held in Barnwell's Presbyterian Church until 1869, when the county seat was moved to Blackville by act of the Reconstruction legislature, according to newspaper reports. Court was held in Blackville until 1873, when the ...

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  5. Jerome - Jerry' ThomasRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 12 | Cleveland Daily Banner

    He was a member of New Hope Baptist Church, where he served as chairman of deacons, adult Sunday school teacher, Brotherhood president and Royal Ambassadors leader as long as his health allowed. Survivors include his wife, Patsy R. Thomas; sons: Darwin J. Thomas and Dwayne E. Thomas, both of Cleveland; daughter-in-law, Debbie Thomas of Rocky Face, Ga.; brother, C.C. "Driver" Thomas of Blackville, S.C.; grandchildren: Tiffany and Justin Blackwell and Tatum Thomas, all of Rocky Face; and great-grandchild, Allie Blackwell.

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  6. Motorcycle driver killed in crash with truckRead the original story

    Saturday Mar 7 | People Sentinel

    The SC Highway Patrol reports the fatal collision occurred when a Ford F150 pickup truck was struck in the rear by a Suzuki motorcycle around 8:30 p.m. Saturday, March 7. The wreck happened on US Highway 78 near Reynolds Road, which is approximately halfway between the towns of Elko and Blackville, according to Lance Corporal Hannah Wimberly with the SCHP. The driver of the motorcycle, who was not wearing a helmet, was killed, according to Wimberly.

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  7. Big 7 Association recognizes community volunteersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 5 | People Sentinel

    ... to the brotherhood for inviting me to such a wonderful occasion." A host of other award winners include the Blackville Community Cooperation Group. The Recognition for Community Service Award recipient was Ferlecia Cuthbertson of Williston. The ...

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  8. Thoroughbred Country, South Carolina, Preserves Arts And CultureRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 5 | Chattanoogan.com

    Detour through Thoroughbred Country, South Carolina, situated along I-20, between Atlanta and Charleston - just east of Augusta, and travel through its charming small towns, including Williston, Blackville, Denmark and Bamberg, to Charleston and Hilton Head, by US 78 or 278.

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  9. County museum celebrates Black History MonthRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 26 | People Sentinel

    "Why do we celebrate?" That was the question Dr. Walter L. Tobin posed to those at Barnwell County Museum's Feb. 22 Black History Month program. While they don't always get the deserved credit, the retired educator and Blackville native, who now lives in Columbia, said African-Americans have "touched every facet of life.

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  10. Miller's Bread Basket: New owners have big plans for Blackville Mennonite restaurantRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | The Star

    Mervin and Anna Miller never thought they'd get into the restaurant business – but two months ago, they found themselves signing papers to become the new owners of Miller's Bread Basket. The iconic Mennonite restaurant, on Main Street in Blackville, is known for its country cooking and fresh-baked breads, in addition to its signature desserts.

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  11. Miller's Bread Basket: New owners have big plans for Blackville Mennonite restaurantRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | The Aiken Standard

    Mervin and Anna Miller never thought they'd get into the restaurant business – but two months ago, they found themselves signing papers to become the new owners of Miller's Bread Basket. The iconic Mennonite restaurant, on Main Street in Blackville, is known for its country cooking and fresh-baked breads, in addition to its signature desserts.

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  12. Rev. Elbert HuttoRead the original story

    Feb 19, 2015 | People Sentinel

    Rev. Elbert D. Hutto, 81, of Columbia, died Wednesday, February 11, 2015. Born in Blackville, March 21, 1933, he was a son of the late Telfair and Bertha Weeks Hutto.

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  13. Community Calendar - February 11, 2015Read the original story

    Feb 11, 2015 | People Sentinel

    ... -Feb. 12 - Valentine Word Scrabble from 9:30 to 10 a.m.; Chair yoga from 10 to 11 -Feb. 13 - Valentine's party at Blackville senior center Blackville Senior Center The following events take place at the Golden Retreat Activity Center in Blackville. ...

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  14. Church Event - February 11, 2015Read the original story

    Feb 11, 2015 | People Sentinel

    Pilgrim Rest Missionary Baptist Church's Missionary Society & Hospitality Ministry is sponsoring a Senior Citizen Luncheon on Monday, Feb. 16 at noon at the Blackville Senior Citizen Center . The luncheon is free to all seniors and there will be games and other fun activities with door prizes being given to all seniors.

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  15. Clemson University Cleared For Drone UseRead the original story

    Feb 11, 2015 | Agri Marketing

    CLEMSON UNIVERSITY CLEARED FOR DRONE USE Feb. 11, 2015 Feedstuffs reports: UNMANNED aircraft have been cleared for takeoff above the farm fields of Clemson University's Edisto Research & Education Center in Blackville, S.C. These eyes in the sky will monitor crop health and gather data to improve farming efficiency and productivity by letting growers know precisely when and where to water, fertilize or spray crops. Additionally, livestock producers also are using unmanned aerial vehicles to spot diseased livestock that require attention.

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  16. Albert Williams Jr.Read the original story

    Feb 5, 2015 | People Sentinel

    Mr. Albert Williams Jr., 81, of Blackville, passed away Friday, January 23, 2015. Funeral service was held 2 p.m. Saturday, January 31, 2015 at Jordan Baptist Church, Barnwell, with Reverend Christopher Holley and Reverend John Garvin officiating.

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  17. Black History Month is a reminderRead the original story

    Feb 5, 2015 | People Sentinel

    ... Month program on Sunday, Feb. 22, at 3 p.m. Dr. Walter L. Tobin will be the guest speaker. Tobin, who grew up in Blackville, is a retired educator who most recently served as interim superintendent for the Allendale County School District. Later ...

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  18. Clemson precision-ag research primed for new heightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2015 | Pickens Sentinel

    ... has created small circuit boards he calls "pups" that allow UAVs to communicate with smart devices and computers. BLACKVILLE - Unmanned aircraft have been cleared for takeoff above the farm fields at Clemson University's Edisto Research and ...

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  19. 'Coffee with a Cop' is effort worth sharingRead the original story

    Jan 29, 2015 | People Sentinel

    ... just a one-time event. Building or strengthening a relationship takes longer than one day. We also encourage the Blackville and Williston police departments as well as the sheriff's office to find opportunities to reach out to the community in a ...

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  20. Cub scouts coming to BlackvilleRead the original story

    Jan 29, 2015 | People Sentinel

    The Cub Scouts are back in Blackville. The announcement came Jan. 20 during the town council meeting.

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