• Barnwell City Council unanimously voted to terminate Reuben Black's employment as police chief effective today.

    Black was placed on leave and relieved of his duties on Feb. 6 by the city administrator after the city found out the State Law Enforcement Division (SLED) was investigating the chief. He was allegedly escorted from his office. Details of that investigation have not been released.

Sports »

The Barnwell High softball team might have allowed Silver Bluff High to hang around a little longer than expected in its April 12 season finale in Petticoat Junction.

In the end though, it was the Lady Warhorses, who finished off the Lady Bulldogs 8-4 to capture their third straight region crown.

The Lady Warhorses ran to a 6-2 advantage in the game but had their lead cut to 6-4 after five innings.

Barnwell High then responded with two insurance runs in the seventh inning to complete the game.

Opinion »

April highlights two important issues that affect our community – sexual assault and alcohol abuse.

The severity and impact of these issues may not be truly realized by most people since a lot of it occurs behind closed doors. However, sexual assault and alcohol abuse impact many people across the globe, including families here in Barnwell County.