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County approves use of building for YMCA

First Byline: 
Will Whaley - Staff Writer

Barnwell County Council unanimously approved for the new YMCA to move into the unused part of the Denmark Tech building at their special-called meeting Saturday, Sept. 27.
This approval included council's attorney making sure that all documentation was in order per Councilman Keith Sloan.


New virus spreads to S.C.

First Byline: 
Will Whaley - Staff Writer

An outbreak causing respiratory illness in children has spread to South Carolina.
Last week, the Center for Disease Control (CDC) confirmed two cases of the Enterovirus D68 (EV-D68) in upstate South Carolina.
As of Sept. 24, a total of 220 people in 32 states have been confirmed to have respiratory illness caused by the virus.


OPINION

Help is available for domestic violence victims

Dear Editor,
Family violence is a hot topic in the media right now because we were able to see it up close with our own eyes in the Rice elevator video. Those of us who hear these stories everyday are still shocked by the brutality--the inhumanity. Survivors tell me every day that the violence hurts physically, but it injures their self-respect and their dignity even more. But family violence is not new.


Weekly Sports Top Story

Lady Warhorses win thriller

First Byline: 
Michael Young - Sports Editor

The Barnwell High varsity girls came out on top in a five-set thriller at Woodland High School Sept. 18 in region volleyball play.
The Lady Warhorses came out on top in the see-saw battle with scores of 20-25, 25-16, 25-19, 16-25 and 15-13.
After losing the fourth set 16-25, the Lady Warhorses fell behind 9-5 in the fifth set.
Behind the scoring tandem of Taylor Ward and Laken Pritchard, the Lady Warhorses wrestled the momentum away from the Lady Wolverines by outscoring them 10-4 the rest of the way.


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