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Former BHHS principal dies at age 50

First Byline: 
Jonathan Vickery - Managing Editor

David Norman impacted many people, especially students, in the schools where he worked.
The former principal of Blackville-Hilda High School died early Monday morning, March 23, while in Houston, Texas for an education conference, according to Bill Clark, spokesperson for Orangeburg Consolidated School District Five where Norman was in his first year as principal of Orangeburg-Wilkinson High School. As of press time, there is no official word as to what caused the 50-year-old's death.

Relay for Life needs volunteers

First Byline: 
Jonathan Vickery - Managing Editor

In just under two months, luminaries will line the track at Veterans Park in Barnwell for the annual Relay for Life event.
Relay for Life is the platform the American Cancer Society (ACS) uses in communities across the country to raise money for cancer patients and research. However, to make the May 22 event a success and raise thousands of dollars, volunteers are needed to form teams, raise money and join the committee to help plan the event. They also need businesses to be sponsors.


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Relay for Life needs support long before walk

First Byline: 
The People-Sentinel

Cancer doesn't care about your age, race, wealth, career or family.
That's certainly true to Lauren Murphy and nearly 16,000 other children diagnosed with cancer in 2014. The five-year-old Barnwell girl is bravely battling cancer that spread from one kidney to her lungs. You can read Lauren's story on page 11A.

Weekly Sports Top Story

Lady Warhorses on soccer roll

First Byline: 
Michael Young - Sports Editor

The Barnwell High Lady Warhorses are as hot as any soccer team in class 2A division having won four of their last five games.
Barnwell High is currently 6-1 on the season and off to its best start in four years.
Barnwell High coach Eryn Gable said the team is starting to gel.
"We're feeling pretty good about ourselves right now," Gable said. "We're playing all-out for the full 80 minutes. If teams are going to beat us, they are going to earn it because we're not slacking up until the final whistle."


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