The Barnwell County Republican Party will have a makeup biennial precinct reorganization meeting on Monday, March 25, at 7 p.m. at the Barnwell County Library (40 Burr St.).
To become involved in the BCRP, attend the precinct reorganization meeting and bring your ‘voter registration card,' to establish your voting precinct.
For additional information, contact Ben Kinlaw at (803) 671-0202.
The Barnwell County Democratic Party will hold their monthly breakfast meeting Saturday, March 16 at 8:30 a.m. at Mr. B's in Barnwell.
Barnwell County Day will be held Saturday, March 16 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Barnwell High School. It includes a job and health fair, plus activities for kids. A variety of opportunities will be available, including resume preparation assistance, job search assistance, interviewing tips, on-site employer contacts, and computer access for on-line employment opportunities.
It is sponsored by the Original Six Foundation, under the direction of Gov. Nikki Haley.
Fish with a Ranger
Fish with a Ranger will be held Sunday, March 17 at the Barnwell State Park. Meet at the park office at 2 p.m.
Feel free to bring any desired personal fishing equipment. If needed, the park offers loaner equipment and tackle. All ages welcome.
To sign up, call the park office at (803)284-2212.
Third Thursday returns March 21 from 5 to 7 p.m. on the Circle in downtown Barnwell with entertainment from The Padgett Brothers. It's also the March Madness Membership Drive where anyone who joins the Barnwell Development Association in March (by 6:30 p.m. that night) has a chance to win a fantastic pot of gold which saves money locally. Family memberships are $25 and Business/Organization memberships are $50. Other creative activities will be available for the kids.
Easter Egg Hunts
Laurel Baye Healthcare of Williston will have a community Easter Egg Hunt on March 23 from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. for children in the surrounding area. Eggs will be filled with candy and money. The Golden Easter eggs will be for gift cards. There will also be live entertainment and refreshments.
The city of Barnwell's Easter Egg Hunt will be Saturday, March 23 at 1 p.m. at Lemon Park. It's free to all children 2 to 10 years old.
The Teenage Flashlight Egg Hunt will be held Saturday, March 23 at 8 p.m. at Lemon Park. It's free to teens ages 11 to 17. Bring your own flashlight.
The town of Williston will hold their annual Easter egg hunt Saturday, March 30 at 1 p.m. at the Williston Town Park. Age groups will be 0-3, 4-6, and 7-10.
For more information, contact Shannon Mundy at (803) 300-1912.
The town of Blackville will hold their annual Easter egg hunt Saturday, March 30 at 3 p.m. at Tabernacle Baptist Church (3076 Dexter St., Blackville). It is sponsored by The Together Sisters.
For details, call (803) 284-3238 or (803) 671-2013.
Shepeard Community Blood Center will host a blood drive Friday, March 29 from 1 to 6 p.m. in the parking lot of The People-Sentinel (9988 Dunbarton Blvd., Barnwell).
Donors will be entered for a chance to win a $100 Visa gift card.
For more information, visit www.shepeardblood.org.
First Citizens Bank in Williston will have a bake sale on Friday, March 15 at 9 a.m. to benefit The American Cancer Society Relay for Life. It will end when all goodies are sold. There will be whole cakes, slices of cakes, cookies, pies, cupcakes and many other good things.
For more information or to make a donation, please contact Demaris Jowers at First Citizens at (803) 266-7499.
St. Patrick's Day
A St. Patrick's Day event will be held March 16 at 5:30 p.m. at the Blackville Community Center to raise funds for local non-profits, including fire department, crime watch, and downtown improvements. There will be food, cooking contest, arts production, local entertainment and The Real St. Patrick/Shamrock Legend.
For more information, call (803) 284-3117 or (803) 541-2004.
The Ronny Bruner golf fundraiser will be held March 22 at the Sweetwater Country Club. The shotgun start will be at 9 a.m. The style will be four man captain's choice and costs $200 per team.
Dixon Golf will present the Dixon Challenge on one of the par 3's. Each golfer will receive over $300 in prizes just for participating, including a choice of a free wedge or hybrid golf club ($10 challenge).
All proceeds go to Quentin and Ronny Bruner and their family to help offset the cost of a brain aneurism. Donations are also welcome.
For more information, contact Gibby or Amie Sanders at (803) 259-1167 from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. or the Sweetwater Country Club.
CDC 5K Walk
The Blackville Community Development Corporation will host their Biannual Charity 5K Walk on Saturday, March 23 from 8:30 to 10 p.m. at the Crystal Jenkins Memorial Track (behind Macedonia Elementary).
The entry fee is $10, while a T-shirt is an additional $10. Proceeds benefit the CDC Partners for Progress.
Preregister through March 22 by calling the CDC at (803) 284-0735 and leaving a message. Onsite registration will also take place the morning of the race.
Barnwell County First Steps will kick-off their fundraiser Antiquities Unique Portraits fundraiser on Saturday, March 23 in the Media Center at Kelly Edwards Elementary School, Williston, from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
If you're interested in having your children's, etc. photos taken, contact (803) 284-3160 for more information.
The Barnwell County Career Center FFA Rodeo Pageant will be held Thursday, April 11 at 6:30 p.m. at Barnwell Primary School. Applications must be received by March 22.
Pageant participants will collect donations for Autism Awareness. There will be three age divisions broken down similar to the riders who will ride in the upcoming S.C. High School Rodeo Association event April 26-27 hosted by BCCC FFA and Edisto High School FFA chapters.
Applications can be picked up at the BCCC, from an FFA member, or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org to request an application.
Macedonia Elementary will host a Family Fun Fitness Night Thursday, March 21 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. It is sponsored by the Health and Wellness Committee and will offer exercise tips and opportunities for the entire family. There will be free blood pressure checks, healthy snacks, door prizes, free face painting for kids and various presentations from local Health Teams.
Friday Flicks: Fridays at 3:45 p.m.
Family-friendly movies with free popcorn and a drink!
March 15 - Rise of the Guardians (PG)
When the evil spirit Pitch launches an assault on Earth, the Immortal Guardians team up to protect the innocence of children all around the world (IMDB.com).
Call (803) 259-3612 for more information.
Barnwell Museum & Historical Board
Thursday, March 21: Open House at the Holman-Fuller House from 6:30 to 8 p.m.
• March: Local artist of the month is Donnie Spitzer, who does wood sculptures.
The annual traveling S.C. Water Media Exhibit will be held at the Effie Mae Fuller Center behind the Holman-Fuller House Museum during the month of March.
KE Class of 1969
The Kelly Edward Class of 1969 will have an important class meeting March 24 at 3 p.m. at Shelly's House of Barbershop in Williston. All class members are asked to attend.
For more information, call Glenloy M. Abner at (803) 266-7730 or Mattie Odom at (803) 671-2713.
Hartzog Family Book Update
The Hartzog family is updating the book, The Hartzog Line, which was published in 1966. It includes history of the early Hartzogs and detailed family lineage of Tobias Hartzog who came to Barnwell County in the early 1800s. Updates from many Hartzog descendants, especially with different surnames like Still, Richardson, Sanders, Collins, Creech, Hutto, Blume, Laird, Neely, Elkins, Hair, Kearse and many others, are needed.
Contact Billy Delk by April 1 at email@example.com or (404) 213-3008.
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