• One person is dead after a fire destroyed a home on Highway 278.

    Firefighters from three departments were called to 15118 Highway 278, which is near Fellowship Road, for a house fire around 1:35 a.m. Oct. 8. It was reported that someone was possibly entrapped inside.

    Responding firefighters from the Long Branch, Elko and Williston fire departments found the fire, which had mostly leveled the single-wide mobile home.

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In Friday’s region opening showdown between Barnwell High and Wade Hampton High, the heavy rain held off until the fourth quarter.

The Warhorses, however, were able to fight throughout a heavy downpour and the Red Devils for a 28-21 victory.

After being the recipients of a heartbreaking loss to Aiken High the previous week, the Warhorses delivered a similar dose of heartache to the Red Devils on their homecoming night.

The Warhorses raced to 21-7 lead and held off a fourth quarter rally by Red Devils for their first win region.

Opinion »

Where does the time go?
It seems like just yesterday I was moving back to my hometown of Barnwell and starting my first day as a staff writer at The People-Sentinel. 
That was five years ago!