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Between May 3–5, laughter and singing echoed through the once-empty streets of the Town of Allendale as the community gathered to celebrate the Yamassee Indian Tribe’s Green Corn …

On Friday, May 17, members of the Barnwell and Allendale communities gathered at the Relay for Life march at the Allendale-Fairfax High School’s Tiger Stadium. Survivors of cancer, as well as …

At a May 14 Allendale Town Council meeting, Allendale Mayor Larry Cohen was condemned by multiple council members and citizens for comments he made on May 9 regarding the “intellectual …

For the farm and rural families throughout Barnwell County, an unforgettable night back in the 1940s was when they fliped a switch and there was light. A bright light flooding the room replacing the …

By 2005, James Hutto lost both parents within six months of each other. This lowcountry native and son of a preacher was in a season of testing and change. The street drug, methamphetamine, was …

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 …

Shellie Bumgarner of Blackville and Reid Boylston of Barnwell were inducted as new members of the Rotary Club of Barnwell County on April 11, 2024. Though Boylston has attended for many years …

Spring is around the corner, bringing flowering trees, buzzing bees, and emerging fleas! As the weather gets warmer, fleas can become a problem for pets and their parents. Fortunately for dogs with a …

The Town of Fairfax has repaired the City Hall roof after a previous construction job had left the building leaking. “Every contractor that looked at said it was not a good job,” …

The deputy solicitor asked the judge to sentence Sidney Davis, 39, of Blackville, to 15 years in prison – the maximum penalty for criminal sexual conduct with a minor, third degree. Davis …

Discovering your life purpose can feel like a daunting journey. The balance between checking off priorities, such as paying the bills, and pursuing your passions that make you eager for each new day …

“I pray that we stand firm, stand together, arm-in-arm, wherever we have to go, whatever we have to do to see that this ends,” said Fairfax Mayor Butch Sauls. “Enough is enough in burying our …

A couple who has been at one church 44 years deserves to be celebrated. That's exactly what Macedonia Baptist Church in Blackville did in celebration of their pastor's anniversary. Rev. Dr. Floyd …

Brian Symons replaced Daryl Davies as the Branch President of the Barnwell Branch of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on Sunday, April 12, 2024. President Symons’ assistant ministers …

Be sure to mark your calendars for Sunday, May 19 at 6 p.m. as award-winning Christian recording artist LouAnn Lee will perform a special free concert hosted by Blackville First Baptist Church (19449 …

Families on both sides of the courthouse gallery shed tears on April 25 when the three remaining defendants in a 2021 murder case pleaded guilty. BURGLARY GONE WRONG “He was a great man, and …

Tim Gable takes the oath of office at the beginning of the April 8 Snelling Town Council meeting. He was elected in March as the town's newest council member, filling the vacancy left by the death of …

Seven Barnwell County band students represented their schools and community at Solo & Ensemble. The annual event was held April 19 at Aiken High School. It is an opportunity for student …

Barnwell Sundial Festival Inc. is thrilled to announce the expansion of its annual one-day festival into a two-day event for the highly anticipated 2024 Sundial Festival. The festival, located on …

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 …

Barnwell County students dodged virtual trees and aimed to stay on the road while behind the wheel of a vehicle simulator to see the dangers of impaired or distracted driving. The International …

 “Defendants themselves threw plaintiff, and the residents of Barnwell, to the lions or in this instance, to the dogs.” A lawsuit claiming negligence and recklessness has been brought against …

The Rivers Bridge Confederate Memorial Association will present its 148th annual commemoration of Confederate Memorial Day on Friday, May 10, 2024 at the Memorial Grounds on the Battle of Rivers …

The 2024 Martin Luther King (MLK) Jr.'s Day of Service commenced on Monday, January 15, 2024, at Amazing Grace Ministries’ Glory Room in Denmark. The initiative provided service to over 250 …

Two brothers from Charleston died early Saturday morning, April 27, after their vehicle crashed while headed to a relative’s home in Blackville. The one-vehicle crash occurred around 3:10 a.m. …

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