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

    Yesterday | 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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  2. Cub scouts coming to BlackvilleRead the original story

    Yesterday | People Sentinel

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

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  3. Clemson precision-ag research primed for new heightsRead the original story

    Yesterday | People Sentinel

    Unmanned aircraft have been cleared for takeoff above the farm fields at Clemson University's Edisto Research and Education Center in Blackville. The 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.

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  4. Hawks soar past War EaglesRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | People Sentinel

    The Blackville-Hilda High Hawks captured a 63-54 win over the Wagener-Salley High War Eagles on Jan. 13 in Blackville. The game started out as a seesaw battle with five lead changes in the opening quarter.

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  5. Free clinics to spotlight Earned Income Tax CreditRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | People Sentinel

    ... us help you get it and get it right. Visit our free tax preparation site from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at: a Jan. 22 - Blackville Senior Center a Jan. 27 - Williston Town Hall a Jan. 30 - Gail Reyes Senior Center (EITC DAY) in Barnwell a Feb. 3 - Barnwell ...

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  6. Richardson honored for decades of dedication to librariesRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | People Sentinel

    ... almost giggling. "I am in shock." According to the resolution, "Richardson began her library service at the Blackville High School, served as the Barnwell County Public Library manager from 1971 to 1974, and then as library educator at Barnwell High ...

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

    Wednesday Jan 14 | Easley Progress

    ... Administration approval to fly this Unmanned Aerial Vehicle as part of his precision-agriculture research. BLACKVILLE - Unmanned aircraft have been cleared for takeoff above the farm fields at Clemson University's Edisto Research and Education ...

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  8. Drone use approved for Clemson agricultural researchRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 12 | ABC News 4 Charleston

    A researcher from Clemson University has permission from the Federal Aviation Administration to use a drone in agricultural research in Barnwell County. The university announced Monday that Joe Mari Maja, a researcher at Clemson's Edisto Research and Education Center in Blackville, will use the drone to monitor crop health.

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  9. Drone use approved for Clemson agricultural researchRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 12 | WIS-TV Columbia

    A researcher from Clemson University has permission from the Federal Aviation Administration to use a drone in agricultural research in Barnwell County. The university announced Monday that Joe Mari Maja, a researcher at Clemson's Edisto Research and Education Center in Blackville, will use the drone to monitor crop health.

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  10. Clemson Precision-Ag Research Primed for New HeightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 12 | The Edgefield Advertiser

    Unmanned aircraft have been cleared for takeoff above the farm fields at Clemson University's Edisto Research and Education Center in Blackville. The 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.

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  11. Jimmy DychesRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 8 | People Sentinel

    Jimmy Dyches, 73, passed away in the Southern Palmetto Hospital Monday, Dec. 29, 2014. Jimmy was born in Blackville on June 25, 1941.

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  12. Melvin Grubbs Jr.Read the original story

    Thursday Jan 8 | People Sentinel

    ... late Melvin Grubbs Sr. and Aggie Still Grubbs. He was a retired mechanic with the S.C. State School Bus Shop in Blackville. He was an army veteran of WWII. Funeral services were held 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 3, 2015 in the Mole Funeral Home Chapel ...

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  13. Community Calendar - January 7, 2015Read the original story

    Wednesday Jan 7 | People Sentinel

    Blackville Senior Center Grand Opening The grand opening of the senior center in Blackville will take place Monday, Jan. 12, at 10 a.m. at the former country club building on Country Club Road. Following a ribbon cutting, the public can enjoy refreshments and a tour of the renovated facility.

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  14. Comedic duo finds laughs in SC church pewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 7 | The Georgetown Times

    ... the Bible-toting, tongue-in-cheek routine of Ms. Sue and Ms. Mamie come alive are Jennifer Banks, a native of Blackville, and Del-Gratia Jones, a native of McColl. When they are not entertaining and bringing joy, the wives and mothers can be found ...

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  15. Comedic duo finds laughs in SC church pewsRead the original story

    Saturday Jan 3 | Washington Times

    ... the Bible-toting, tongue-in-cheek routine of Ms. Sue and Ms. Mamie come alive are Jennifer Banks, a native of Blackville, and Del-Gratia Jones, a native of McColl. When they are not entertaining and bringing joy, the wives and mothers can be found ...

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  16. The Agenda: Happy 2015; Haley asks to rehear school funding case; S.C. near bottom of health rankingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 2 | Charleston City Paper

    ... and that about 1.1 million fans attended USC games over the 2013-2014 year. Source: The State The small town of Blackville, S.C. is home to about 2,400 people and a natural spring that some believe has restorative powers. The owner of the land, ...

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  17. Community Calendar Dec. 31Read the original story

    Wednesday Dec 31 | People Sentinel

    "The Sound of Music" Circle Theatre presents "The Sound of Music" on Jan. 9, 10, 16 and 17 beginning at 7 p.m., and matinee performances on Jan. 11 and 18 at 3 p.m. Call 803-259-7046 to make reservations. Emancipation Day Program The annual Emancipation Day program will be held at the Macedonia Baptist Church in Blackville on Jan. 1 at 11 a.m. The speaker will be Pastor Floyd Hughes Sr. AARP Driving Safety AARP Senior Driver Safety will be holding a class on Jan. 15 at Generations Unlimited in Barnwell beginning at 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. You may bring a lunch or purchase one from Generations Unlimited for $7.50.

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  18. Reflections of 2014 and resolutions for 2015Read the original story

    Wednesday Dec 31 | People Sentinel

    ... jobs and will be a positive outlet for our community. We are also excited about the opening of a senior center in Blackville in January. We hope this will be a resource seniors there will utilize because we've seen the positive impact the Gail Reyes ...

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  19. Provide peace and hope for others this ChristmasRead the original story

    Dec 24, 2014 | People Sentinel

    ... organization, provided Christmas for the teen girls at Ashleigh Place, a group home for troubled teen girls in Blackville. The local ABATE chapter hosted a toy run Dec. 13 for toys, hygiene products and other items for the 16 girls who live there. ...

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  20. SC's Healing Springs still draw people who believeRead the original story

    Dec 24, 2014 | ABC News 4 Charleston

    More than 230 years after gravely wounded British soldiers swore to its supernatural healing powers, people still flock to drink the water of the Healing Springs near Blackville. Barnwell County property records say the springs were deeded to the Almighty God in 1944.

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