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  1. Lambert retires from Farm Service AgencyRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | People Sentinel

    Randy Lambert retired on September 29 as the county executive director of the Barnwell-Allendale County Farm Service Agency office. Lambert had been the county executive director for the Barnwell County FSA office since August 1980 after previously working a few years in the Marion and Florence offices.

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  2. Two schools receive bomb threatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 28 | People Sentinel

    With gates closed and law enforcement standing watch, Barnwell High School students walk to the track field after a bomb threat was made on Sept. 21. Barnwell High School received a bomb threat at 12:25 p.m. While Barnwell County Sheriff Ed Carroll would not say exactly where the call was received, he said it was not called into the school or the 911 dispatch center.

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  3. Collum's Lumber expanding in Allendale CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 27 | People Sentinel

    Collum's Lumber Products, LLC, a producer of dimensional lumber and other wood products, will expand their manufacturing operations in Allendale, South Carolina, investing $2 million and creating 10 new jobs at a new warehousing facility on the campus of their state-of-the-art sawmill operation where they currently employ 236. "We are pleased to be able to expand our company's operations here in Allendale to better serve our current and future customers," said Micky Scott, President of Collum's Lumber Products.

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  4. Two schools receive bomb threatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 21 | People Sentinel

    With gates closed and law enforcement standing watch, Barnwell High School students walk to the track field after a bomb threat was made on Sept. 21. Rachel Wall, Barnwell District 45's curriculum director, and Superintendent Crissie Stapleton walk to the back entrance of Barnwell High School just minutes after the school was evacuated for a bomb threat.

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  5. Employment numbers improveRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2017 | People Sentinel

    Employment numbers in both Barnwell and Allendale counties continued to improve according to information recently released by the South Carolina Department of Employment and Workforce . The number of people employed rose to the highest level since December 2015 in both counties, according to DEW statistics.

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  6. One dead, four injured in two weekend Allendale shootingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2017 | People Sentinel

    The first shooting occurred on Saturday, August 5 around 2:10 a.m. Allendale police officers were on patrol in the 1600 block of North Main Street when they heard several gunshots that they believed were coming from the parking lot of a nearby business. As backup officers from the Allendale and Fairfax police departments along with the Allendale County Sheriff's Office arrived to help in the investigation, officers learned that an argument took place between several people which led to the shooting.

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  7. Jobless rate goes up even as hiring trend improvesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2017 | People Sentinel

    Barnwell and Allendale County's unemployment rates went up in June but that statistic alone doesn't tell the whole story. Recently released figures from the South Carolina Department of Employment and Workforce show that more people were employed in June than in May in both Barnwell and Allendale counties.

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  8. Allendale County Schools drop lawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2017 | People Sentinel

    The South Carolina Department of Education and the Allendale County School District announced Friday, July 28 that they have agreed to collaborate in the management of the educational programs and operations of Allendale schools and the district office, as well as collaboration in other areas of school and district governance that impact management of the academic program, financial risk, and accreditation.

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  9. South Carolina Department of Education and Allendale County School District reach agreementRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2017 | People Sentinel

    The South Carolina Department of Education and the Allendale County School District announced Friday, July 28 that they have agreed to collaborate in the management of the educational programs and operations of Allendale schools and the district office, as well as collaboration in other areas of school and district governance that impact management of the academic program, financial risk, and accreditation.

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  10. Brian Johnson hired as police chiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2017 | People Sentinel

    Barnwell City Council unanimously approved the police committee's recommendation to hire Brian Johnson as the new chief of the Barnwell Police Department. Johnson, who was hired last year as a captain with the department, had been serving as interim chief since Reuben Black was removed from office earlier this year.

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  11. Barnwell native on loan for Promise Zone projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2017 | People Sentinel

    Savannah River Nuclear Solutions continues to partner with the SouthernCarolina Regional Development Alliance , whose mission supports industrial development and employment opportunities in some of the state's most rural counties. Sandra Devoe Bland, Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board Liaison and Technical Advisor for the SRNS Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer, has been recently assigned to the SCA home office located in Barnwell to assist with implementing "Promise Zone" initiatives throughout Barnwell, Allendale, Bamberg, Hampton, Colleton and Jasper counties.

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  12. Allendale County School Board suing to retain oversight of districtRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2017 | People Sentinel

    The Allendale County School District has filed a lawsuit seeking the S.C. Supreme Court's help in stopping the state from taking over control of the district's management. The lawsuit, which was filed June 21 by the school district, came two days after S.C. Superintendent of Education Molly Spearman announced a "State of Emergency" due to concerns about the academic performance of students.

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  13. New crew needs chance to make Allendale sailRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2017 | People Sentinel

    Such is the case earlier this week when State Superintendent of Education Molly Spearman declared a "State of Emergency" in the Allendale County School District. It wasn't an easy decision, but it was a necessary one, she said, after thinking about what is in the best interest of the district's students.

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  14. Unemployment rates continue downward trendRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2017 | People Sentinel

    According to statistics recently released by the S.C. Department of Employment and Workforce , Barnwell County's rate was 5.2 percent in May, a drop from 5.3 percent in April as well as down from 6.4 percent a year ago. Allendale's rate also went down from 6.5 in April to 6.4 in May; a drop from 7.7 percent in May 2016.

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  15. There's plenty to do locally this summerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2017 | People Sentinel

    However, we encourage students to stay active - both physically and mentally - this summer so they can avoid the "summer slide". This is a term education professionals use to describe how students, especially those who come from low-income families, tend to lose some of the achievement gains they made during the previous school year.

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  16. Another fatality on Hwy. 125Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2017 | People Sentinel

    William Edward Holland, 58, of Main Street, Allendale, died on Friday, June 2 from injuries he received in a one-vehicle collision on Hwy. 125 within the boundaries of the Savannah River Site, said Barnwell County Coroner Lloyd Ward in a press release.

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  17. Gov. McMaster: - We have jobs seeking people'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2017 | People Sentinel

    S.C. Gov. Henry McMaster recognized the region's economic ambassadors, including Orchids Paper Products in Barnwell. Pictured with the governor is Brian Merryman of Orchids Paper Products.

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  18. Allendale School Board prefers special meeting with S.C. Supt. SpearmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2017 | People Sentinel

    The Allendale County School Board is explaining why the state's top education leader was not allowed to speak at last week's meeting. While State Superintendent of Education Molly Spearman was under the impression she was scheduled to present "important student academic performance data" during the board's May 22 meeting after meeting with district leaders on April 18, the school board said nothing was concrete.

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  19. Gibson releases second book in - Duncullen Saga'Read the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2017 | People Sentinel

    A Barnwell County resident is holding a book signing next week after the release of the second installment in The Duncullen Saga. "Harps Upon the Willows" was recently released as a sequel to "Aroon", both of which were written by retired Barnwell school teacher Mary Beth Gibson, who writes under the name M.B. Gibson.

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  20. Good weekend to support good causesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2017 | People Sentinel

    The annual Relay for Life is set for this Friday, May 12 from 6 p.m. to midnight. This year's event is being held on the Allendale-Fairfax High School football field due to the merger of Allendale and Barnwell County's events.

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