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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 …

Seventeen musically inclined students from across Barnwell County traveled to Dorman High School in Roebuck, S.C. on April 13 for the Carolina Winter Ensemble Association’s (CWEA) …

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 …

On November 14, 2023, 23 scholars were inducted into the National Junior Beta Club at Williston-Elko Middle School. These students were selected for membership based on their academic standing and …

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 …

On September 12, four Williston-Elko High School students had the opportunity to dress like they were working in the professional healthcare field. It was Career Day at Barnwell County Career …

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 …

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 …

Recently, 26 participants completed Parent University, a program that was included in the Williston-Elko Strategic Plan and Academic Recovery Plan as a way to engage parent involvement. This was the …

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 …

The Williston-Elko High School (WEHS) band spent the last full week of July immersed in camp preparing for the upcoming season. This year, the 13-member band is performing an art heist themed …

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 …

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 …

ANDERSON - The following students were named to the Dean's List at Anderson University for the spring semester, 2023. To be named to the Dean's List, a student must maintain a 3.5 grade point average …

The Williston Elko High School Class of 1993 held the 30th Class Reunion on June 11, 2023 in Barnwell. The theme for this auspicious occasion was Red Carpet-Blue Blood. WE are eternally grateful for …

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