• The third suspect has been charged in the March 8 armed robbery of Enterprise Bank in Blackville.

    Mikell Todd Nelson II, 32, of 111 Springview Lane, Apt. 714, Summerville, has been charged with kidnapping, according to South Carolina Law Enforcement Division (SLED) spokesman Thom Berry.

    Nelson was booked at the Charleston County Detention Center. If convicted, Nelson faces a penalty up to 30 years in prison.

    A copy of the warrant shows Nelson was charged Thursday, March 16 for holding bank employees at gunpoint and restraining their hands during the robbery.

Sports »

The Barnwell High varsity baseball team suffered a tough loss Friday, March 17 in Bamberg.

In a contest that turned into a pitching duel between the old foes, the Red Raiders rallied late to come away with a 2-1 victory in seven innings.

Clinging to a one-run lead, the Warhorses seemingly had things in control after six and a half innings of play.

Unfortunately for the Warhorses, the momentum changed in favor of the Red Raiders in the bottom of the seventh inning.

A Red Raider squad that trailed the entire game fired back in their last at-bat.

Opinion »

Being a teenager can be quite difficult.

From peer pressure and trying to fit in to juggling school, work and extra-curricular activity commitments and making plans for the future, the teenage years can seem very overwhelming.

However, with guidance, determination and a willingness to listen to adults who want to help, there is hope.

The Axis 1 Center of Barnwell is a great local resource for many folks. This Saturday they are partnering with several community organizations to sponsor the inaugural Barnwell County Teen Summit.