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  1. Youth paint murals at Long Branch Baptist ChurchRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | People Sentinel

    ... night missions class are painting murals inside two classrooms at the church that is on Highway 37 between Barnwell and Elko. The murals depict Noah's Ark and Daniel in the lions' den. The blocks on the wall at the entrance of the church are being ...

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  2. Lightning sparks Blackville fireRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | People Sentinel

    ... to have caused the fire. The house at 1532 Sunshine Road was fully engulfed when firefighters from the Blackville, Elko and Hilda fire departments arrived around 7 p.m. August 19, said Blackville Fire Chief Hariel Corley, who was one of the first ...

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  3. Arts and Humanities: North Augusta center reconfigures "Rivers, Rails and Roads"Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 25 | The Star

    ... but to that of cities, as well. Because federal budget cuts in 2010 forced the closing of the Discovery Center between Elko and Blackville, exhibits focused on the historical, cultural and natural attractions in this part of the state were suddenly ...

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  4. Column: North Augusta center reconfigures 'Rivers, Rails and Roads'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 23 | The Star

    ... but to that of cities as well. Because federal budget cuts in 2010 forced the closing of the Discovery Center between Elko and Blackville, exhibits focused on the historical, cultural, and natural attractions in this part of the state were suddenly ...

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  5. Nine Game Balls awarded to area football players in Week ZeroRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 21 | The Star

    ... – and there were plenty to consider to receive the first Game Balls of the season. The Warhorses held Williston-Elko scoreless for three quarters in Thursday's season opener, thanks to some strong play on the defensive line and the unit's ...

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  6. Williston District says its not equipped for online testing, despite state lawRead the original story

    Friday Aug 19 | The Star

    The Williston-Elko School District may not be prepared to provide state testing online for students beginning next year, despite a state law passed on June 22 by the General Assembly that all state schools must do so. In a School Board meeting Tuesday,Don Wical, director of technology, said that on a scale of one to five for readiness to conduct online testing, the District only rated a 2.5. That information was provided by the “Online Testing Technology Readiness Assessment,” conducted by the state Department of Education.

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  7. Barnwell surges past Williston-Elko in season openerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 18 | The Star

    Barnwell used a second-half surge to pull away from Williston-Elko for a 43-18 victory Thursday night in the season opener. The Warhorses' strong play along both lines paved the way for the defense to stifle the Blue Devils' ground game for much of the game.

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  8. Williston-Elko, Barnwell kick off football seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 17 | The Star

    Artie Walker/Special to the Aiklen Standard Tyran Parker and the Williston-Elko Blue Devils will take on Barnwell to open the season. Williston-Elko and Barnwell take center stage tonight in Barnwell as they open the year in a Week Zero clash that should feel like a playoff matchup despite taking place in mid-August.

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  9. Finding chemistry: Local winemaker turns hobby into businessRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 16 | The Star

    ... his interest. In the late 1970s, he said his grandmother Nettie Hughes used to make homemade wine right up the road in Elko, using only a few ingredients and mason jars. The wine was only for holidays or family special occasions, and Ashley was just ...

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  10. New 10-point grading scale on Williston School Board agendaRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 14 | The Star

    The public meeting will be held at 7 p.m. in the Williston-Elko District Office, 12255 Main St., Williston. Before, students had to score 93 percent or higher to receive an A, at least an 85 to get a B, a 77 for a C, a 70 for a D and a 69 or below was failing.

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  11. Our two cents on the one-cent taxRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 5 | People Sentinel

    ... blighted properties in Blackville, adding restrooms to Fuller Park in Barnwell and adding a farmers market building in Elko, will enhance those towns. A new public safety building to house the fire and police departments in the City of Barnwell ...

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  12. Rev. Dukes celebrates 50 years at Edisto BaptistRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 5 | People Sentinel

    Rev. D. Floyd Dukes preaches during a July 10 service marking his 50th anniversary as pastor of Edisto Baptist Church in Williston. He has been a pastor for 61 years, mostly in the Williston-Elko area.

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  13. Events offer free school suppliesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 5 | People Sentinel

    ... third annual "Unity in the Community Back to School Bash" will be held Sunday, August 7 from 4 to 6 p.m. at Williston-Elko High School. The event, sponsored by the W-E CommUNITY Coalition, is for students of the Williston-Elko community in grades ...

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  14. High School Football Preview: Barnwell gets tough for 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 4 | The Star

    ... faced. Defensive coordinator Heath Corley, who has worked with Garrick for years going back to their time at Williston-Elko, said the transition to the new coaching staff and a lack of volume of players was likely the biggest issue that led to their ...

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  15. Williston-Elko looks to continue consistent playRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 31 | The Star

    The Blue Devils have long been one of Class A's elite programs, dominating region play and routinely challenging for a state championship. Last season saw one component of that consistency – the region winning streak – come to an end, but Williston-Elko again made it into the playoffs before falling to eventual state champ Southside Christian.

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  16. Standard 10: Blue Devils' Allen creates problems for everyoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2016 | The Star

    ... if you didn't already, you'll understand why Youngblood thinks Allen could be the best overall athlete at Williston-Elko throughout his four years there. If not, also consider that he's more than just an All-State football player; he's a starter on ...

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  17. Editorial: Public input paradox in Williston District 29Read the original story

    Jul 24, 2016 | The Star

    We're not picking on Williston School District 29 by seeking evaluations conducted of former Williston-Elko Principal Joel Mitchell, who's facing a felony assault charge. In early June, we requested copies of Mitchell's employment records so Barnwell County taxpayers can have a better understanding of how the school district they fund operates.

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  18. Williston-Elko raises lunch prices, wona t release principal evaluationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2016 | The Star

    The Williston-Elko School District voted to raise the price of lunch for students to $2.60 and adults to $3.75 Tuesday at its school board meeting. Currently, the federal national average for school lunch prices is $2.75, but the Williston School District is not at that level yet, with its price at $2.50.

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  19. Williston-Elko raises lunch prices, won't release principal evaluationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2016 | The Star

    The Williston-Elko School District voted to raise the price of lunch for students to $2.60 and adults to $3.75 Tuesday at its school board meeting. Currently, the federal national average for school lunch prices is $2.75, but the Williston School District is not at that level yet, with its price at $2.50.

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  20. Harper defeats Sloan for council seatRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2016 | People Sentinel

    ... Commission. District 3 encompasses all or portions of eight precincts including Barnwell 1 and 2, Blackville 1, Elko, Healing Springs, and Williston 1, 2, and 3. Harper won every precinct. Additionally he won with absentee ballots. Each candidate ...

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