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  1. Healthcare options top discussion by councilmenRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 23 | People Sentinel

    Healthcare for Barnwell County dominated the discussion of the Barnwell County Council July 12 as the councilmen struggle to determine the best path for the county, both health-wise and financially. At the beginning of the meeting during the public comments section, John Hopfensperger, President of CMK Healthcare which owns the now-closed Southern Palmetto Hospital, presented an "urgent care facility proposal" to reopen the facility.


  2. Brady hired as principal of Williston-Elko High SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 10 | People Sentinel

    The Williston District 29 School Board approved the administration's recommendation to hire Alison Brady as principal during its special June 28 meeting. Board members Ferlecia Cuthbertson, Russell Overton and Doris Young voted in favor of the recommendation while Michael Hutto and Billy Williams opposed.


  3. Two foxes potentially expose three Barnwell County residents to rabiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2016 | People Sentinel

    Three Barnwell County residents and a pet dog were potentially exposed to rabies by a fox that tested positive for the disease. The separate cases of possible exposure happened at two nearby residences just outside the City of Barnwell within a few hours of each other.


  4. Bad situations can lead to good outcomesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2016 | People Sentinel

    Area emergency responders have stepped up since the closure of Southern Palmetto Hospital in January to see people are cared for in times of need. That has been highlighted several times in recent weeks as various wrecks resulted in multiple victims needing medical attention at once.


  5. Committee meets for first time to discuss future of healthcareRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2016 | People Sentinel

    Finding a way to fill the void left by the closing of Southern Palmetto Hospital, at least in the immediate sense, was the challenge put before a group of 15 people Monday night. Those attending were selected by County Councilman Freddie Houston to discuss what county residents want to fill that void.


  6. Donation helps middle schools compete in MATHCOUNTSRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2015 | People Sentinel

    Bridgestone is partnering with the Aiken Chapter of the South Carolina Society of Professional Engineers to assist area middle schools with math programs. Bridgestone Americans Trust Fund and Bridgestone Aiken Off Road Tire Plant has given $6,000 to the SCSPE in support of MATHCOUNTS for the 2015-16 period, according to a news release.


  7. Joint industrial park considered by County CouncilRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2015 | People Sentinel

    Ordinances for flood damage prevention and a joint county industrial park with Aiken County were given first readings by the Barnwell County Council. The flood ordinance includes changes by the Federal Emergency Management Administration and includes updated flood zone maps prepared by the S.C. Department of Natural Resources.


  8. Williston council renews administrator's contractRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2015 | People Sentinel

    The Williston Town Council renewed the contract of Administrator Kenny Cook last week during their regular council meeting Oct. 12. Cook's contract states he will be paid $45 an hour for no more than 30 hours a week. Cook is not paid any benefits except for tort liability and worker's compensation.


  9. Church honoring breast cancer, domestic violence survivorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2015 | People Sentinel

    Pilgrim Rest Missionary Baptist Church's Health and Wellness Ministry invites cancer survivors and domestic violence victims throughout the area to the luncheon at 11 a.m. at the Pilgrim Rest Missionary Baptist Church, 4830 Jones Bridge Road, Blackville. "Domestic Violence is commonly overshadowed because the breast cancer awareness is such a celebrated event," said Chasica Hampton, one of the organizers of the event.


  10. Aiken teen killed on way to busRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2015 | People Sentinel

    An Aiken teen with ties to Barnwell County was killed last week as she crossed the road to go to her school bus pick-up stop. Sixteen-year-old Skylar Pennington was killed around 7 a.m. Oct. 2 as she attempted to cross Highway 1 North at Edisto Road to go to her bus stop.


  11. Banded together: 17 bands unite to honor late directorRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2015 | People Sentinel

    Members of the Scarlet Knights fight back tears as 17 other bands perform Amazing Grace in memory of the Barnwell High group's late band director Rob Stannard who died over the summer. Members of 17 high school marching bands joined together in harmony to perform "Amazing Grace" Saturday as a tribute to Barnwell High School's late band director.


  12. Adoption fee to remain at $80Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2015 | People Sentinel

    The adoption fee for cats and dogs at the Barnwell County Animal Shelter is not going up, at least for right now. The shelter's board discussed a potential increase in the $80 fee at their August meeting but postponed a vote until their Sept.


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