• The next steps in turning a referendum into reality were taken Nov. 14 by the Barnwell County Council.

    The 1 percent capital sales tax referendum was approved Nov. 8 by voters in Barnwell County.

    Michael Kozlarek, an attorney who has been helping guide the county and municipalities through the process, said the next step “requires this body to adopt a resolution declaring those results.”

Sports »

The Barnwell High football team took care of business with ease Friday night in the opening round of the class 2A playoffs against Garrett Academy.

For the Warhorses, it might as well have been another bye week.

It seemed the only competition the Warhorses faced were themselves as they truly dominated the Falcons by a score of 56-0.

With the win, Barnwell High improves to 10-1 overall. The Warhorses advance to the second round of the playoffs. They will play at Woodland High Friday night at 7:30 p.m.

Opinion »

Before we stuff ourselves with turkey, dressing and all the fixings, we need to pause a moment to count our blessings.

We need to be thankful this year, no matter what has been happening in our country. Let’s forget about our worries and differences with one another so we can truly reflect on what we have.

Sometimes the little things are what are most important.

A good way to realize what all we have to be thankful for is to write it down. In recent years, many folks have taken a 30-day challenge to post daily one thing they are thankful for on Facebook.