Three suspects apprehended following robbery of Enterprise Bank in Blackville

Three suspects have been apprehended following an armed bank robbery in Blackville on Wednesday, March 8.

According to Blackville Police Chief John Holston, “Three masked individuals entered the Enterprise Bank at 227 Main Street around 9:05 a.m., armed with handguns.”

“The suspects forced the bank tellers to the floor and bound their wrists with zip-ties,” said Holston.

He said two of the robbers “leapt over the teller counter” while the third stood over bank manager Dorothy Creech.

Holiday events give Barnwell County residents ample opportunities to celebrate

It’s definitely looking like Christmas in Barnwell County and there are lots of public events planned over the next few weeks to celebrate.

The Town of Snelling will lead off the holiday schedule with its Christmas Tree Lighting on Sunday, Nov. 27 at 6 p.m. at town hall. There will be Christmas carols, cookies and cocoa.

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