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A group of high-school students studying construction and welding at the Barnwell County Career Center recently learned about career opportunities at one of the largest construction projects …

A partnership with a local credit union has paid off for the Barnwell County Consolidated School District (BCCSD). The BCCSD, along with other local school districts, participate in the SRP …

During their March 14 meeting, the Rotary Club of Barnwell County honored four students for displaying service above self. The club bestows “Service Above Self” awards each month to one …

The Barnwell County School District (BCSD) is offering parents and students a school of choice option in the 2024-2025 school year. The deadline to apply to attend a school outside of your …

Fifty students from Howard University in Washington, D.C. made the trip down the east coast to spend their spring break mentoring students in Barnwell and Allendale counties. Since 1994, Howard …

Consolidation update, new programs, and policy approval were topics of discussion at the Barnwell County School District (BCSD) meeting on February 27. New Programs Blackville-Hilda High School …

Macedonia Elementary-Middle School (MEMS) students and staff honored a month of learning at the February 27 Black History Program. Students Tyriuq Odom and Mylia Brown presided over the event, …

Students make new 'lunch buddies'

Special guests were welcomed to lunchtime on Friday, February 16 at Macedonia Elementary-Middle School (MEMS). Organized and led by MEMS school resource officer (SRO) Shawn Howze of the Barnwell …

Consolidated campus rumors cleared by board

Questions of how the new Barnwell County School District (BCSD) will be structured have been circulating - where will the new consolidated high school be? Will Pre-K through eighth grade remain in …

MEMS inducts new Beta Club members

Macedonia Elementary-Middle School held its Fall Induction Ceremony for the National Beta Club on Oct. 13. The purpose was to recognize 50 scholars who are to become National Beta members. MEMS is …

Methods of providing mental health services to students and staff was a focus at the Barnwell County School Board’s (BCSD) October 24 meeting. Superintendent Dr. Crissie Stapleton thanked the …

Sergeant Donald Danner played a vital role in establishing D.A.R.E in Barnwell County as a school resource officer (SRO). Now, he is continuing his 41-year career in law enforcement serving in a …

Although newly released school report cards by the South Carolina Department of Education show that students in Barnwell and Allendale counties are falling behind in most subjects, the report cards …

On Tuesday, October 3rd, the Columbia Marionette Theatre visited Macedonia Elementary-Middle School in Blackville, where they performed two showings of "Litter Trashes Everyone" - an educational …

The Barnwell County School District (BCSD) board did not let a brief power outage stop them from addressing the needs of the district. Board members were discussing the recently created Barnwell …

Barnwell and Allendale counties are preparing for Hurricane Idalia. On Tuesday, August 29, Gov. Henry McMaster declared a State of Emergency in preparation for the potential effects from Hurricane …

Swiss Krono donated $5,000 to Foodshare Bamberg in an effort to bring fresh produce to all fall athletes in Barnwell County. Athletes and band members at Blackville-Hilda High School (BHHS), …

The Barnwell County School District (BCSD) Board of Trustees met on August 22 at the Williston-Elko High School auditorium for their monthly meeting. The next meeting will be held on September 26 …

Stapleton to lead county-wide district

Dr. Crystal "Crissie" Stapleton has been selected to serve as the superintendent of the recently formed Barnwell County School District (BCSD). “Barnwell County School District Board of Trustees …

Fourth through eighth grade students at the Barnwell County Consolidated School District (BCCSD) spent the month of June increasing their creativity through innovative and experiential …

Consolidation board holds first meeting

Members of the newly created transitional Barnwell County School District Board of Trustees were sworn in at their first meeting on July 25 held at the Barnwell County Career Center (BCCC). On the …

Over 20 students attended Freedom Camp held at Blackville-Hilda High School (BHHS) to learn about their heritage through fine arts and interactive teaching. “I’ve always had an interest in …

BLUFFTON -- The Chancellor's List recognizes University of South Carolina Beaufort undergraduate degree-seeking students with superb records of academic performance. Ja'Niyah Beaver of …

SPARTANBURG -- Wofford College awarded 384 Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Arts degrees to 369 graduates during the college's 169th Commencement exercises. John Martin Perry Reed of …

Donna Taylor went above and beyond to help students soar to success. The long-time media specialist at Blackville-Hilda High School (BHHS) passed away on Sunday, July 2 at the age of 68. She …

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