• Two juveniles have been arrested in connection to a bomb threat that led to the evacuation of Blackville-Hilda High and Middle schools on Wednesday, Nov. 15.

    Barnwell County Sheriff Ed Carroll said his office was notified at 12:56 p.m. of the threat of a bomb at the high school. He said the threat was called into the school, but declined to give further details of the call.

Sports »

After a six year absence, the Jefferson Davis Academy Raiders will play for the state championship in SCISA 1A football again.

Jefferson Davis Academy punched its ticket Friday night with a convincing 30-6 win over rival Patrick Henry Academy in the semifinals at Blackville.

The Raiders took the fire out of the Patriots early as they scored on their first three possessions for a commanding 22-0 lead.

The Patriots never recovered after that initial blow. They went scoreless for three straight quarters before adding a touchdown late to close out their season.

Opinion »

“I’m hungry!”

It’s a common phrase many of us say frequently as we wake up with a rumbling stomach or have to skip a meal due to our busy schedules. However, those aren’t true examples of hunger.

For a lot of people in Barnwell County, true hunger is an everyday occurrence.