• Multi-agency drug busts led to the arrest of five people Thursday, though more warrants are being served.

    Around 8 a.m. on May 21, the drug task force along with the Barnwell County Sheriff’s Office and Barnwell Police Department conducted a drug bust at 142 Woodmont Street in the city of Barnwell, according to Barnwell County Sheriff Ed Carroll Thursday afternoon.

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Track and field athletes from Allendale-Fairfax High and Blackville-Hilda High found themselves on the “Big Stage” Saturday at Spring Valley High School for the State Championships.

For many local competitors it was an exciting day. Deon Priester of Allendale-Fairfax High was one of the locals who stood out among the crowd.

Priester was the individual star of the class A field events as he won the gold in both the shot put and discus throw.

Opinion »

A $10,000 donation from Savannah River Nuclear Solutions will help the Barnwell County Family YMCA enhance and expand programs.

SRNS made the donation May 6 as executives toured the facility along with YMCA board members. The Barnwell branch, which is part of the YMCA of Greater Augusta, has experienced a lot of growth since opening Jan. 31. They’ve already had to expand programs and add equipment.