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  1. Williston First Baptist Church receives award for supporting schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 22 | People Sentinel

    Jacque Ussery , a member of Williston First Baptist Church, accepts the 2017 Civic Organization Volunteer Award on behalf of the church from S.C. Superintendent of Education Molly Spearman on August 8. First Baptist Church of Williston received the 2017 Civic Organization Volunteer Award from the State Board of Education and S.C. Department of Education "for their support of Kelly Edwards Elementary School with efforts that promote student achievement, recognition, and teacher appreciation," according to the award they received during a special celebration in Columbia on August 8. "We are making use of the gifts God gives us to be a blessing to our community," said Rev. Dr. Stephen Burnette, pastor of FBC Williston.

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  2. Warhorses take down Blue Devils, 24-6Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2017 | People Sentinel

    Barnwell Warhorse defenders Jackson Carter, #64, Julius Arnold, #86, and Brashuan Spann, #9, gang-tackle Fabian Bing of the Williston-Elko Blue Devils. The good news for the Barnwell High Warhorses and the Williston-Elko High Blue Devils is they've shown they have plenty of room for improvement.

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  3. Ready. Set. Eclipse.Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2017 | People Sentinel

    ... Some families and couples set out picnic lunches. Others, like Harriet Stephens and her friend Clyde Reed of Williston, strolled around the grounds and enjoyed the afternoon. Kayakers paddled to the middle of the lake to peer up at the sun. James ...

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  4. Countdown to Kindergarten' prepares kids for schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2017 | People Sentinel

    ... through First Steps. Locally, seven students from Barnwell Primary School, six from Kelly Edwards Elementary in Williston and seven from Macedonia Elementary in Blackville participated in the program. During the six-week program, the students were ...

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  5. 45 minutes agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2017 | North Carolina Sportsman

    Killed 8/15/17, opening day in Barnwell, South Carolina. Matthew Webster from Williston, SC.

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  6. Few facing opposition in Nov. 7 electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2017 | People Sentinel

    ... Two mayors have also filed for re-election. Incumbent mayors seeking another term in office are Jason Stapleton in Williston and Paul Moore in Snelling. They are unopposed in their respective races. For Barnwell's City Council, four candidates are ...

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  7. EDC approves resolution to ratify all previous decisionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2017 | People Sentinel

    ... 2013 when properties were transferred from the corporation to the municipalities of Barnwell, Blackville and Williston, the resolution states all meetings were scheduled "with due and proper advance notice". The EDC and Barnwell County are currently ...

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  8. Collaboration results in better communitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2017 | People Sentinel

    ... does a little, no one will have to do a lot." - Ferlecia Cuthbertson, President of the W-E CommUNITY Coalition in Williston "We are only as strong as we are united, as weak as we are divided." - quote from J.K. Rowling's book, Harry Potter and the ...

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  9. Events set to prepare for and observe solar eclipseRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2017 | People Sentinel

    ... the partial phase. The end of the eclipse will be at 4:07 p.m. Blackville is in the path of 100 percent totality. Williston and Barnwell will have 99 percent, according to NASA's interactive map. While the phenomenon can only be seen for a few ...

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  10. New summer enrichment camp builds dreamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2017 | People Sentinel

    ... enrichment camp for children ages 3-18 in the community. The free camp was held at sites in Barnwell, Bamberg and Williston with a theme of "Building Dreams". "We wanted kids to start dreaming again. We want them to be more than what society ...

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  11. Two Williston schools receive safety equipmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2017 | People Sentinel

    Williston-Elko Middle School received safety supplies at the ESMMBC meeting. Pictured with the supplies are John Felton, Jacki Barnwell, Terrence Holley, Hilary Hindman of Axis 1, WEMS Principal Greg Sweet, ESMMBC Chairman Pam Rush, KEES/WEMS Gifted & Talented techer Betsy Portune and Mandy Cook .

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  12. Two arrested, another sought in homicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2017 | People Sentinel

    ... Center on charges related to the crime. James Anderson Langford, 20, of Barnwell and Summer Marie Padgett, 34, of Williston are charged with accessory before the fact, although details about their alleged involvement in the case have not been ...

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  13. NFL player comes home to host football campRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2017 | People Sentinel

    ... dedication and obtaining an education. Thomas was joined by several friends who are also NFL players, including Williston native Rafael Bush. The 2005 graduate of Williston-Elko High School played for the Detroit Lions last season, but will rejoin ...

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  14. Circle Theatre transforms stage and teen campersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2017 | People Sentinel

    ... dramatic," she said. "They were really focused and on target. They all exceeded my expectations," said Bohmer, a Williston native who is a teacher in Spartanburg County. "I love seeing them grow. That's partly why I love coming back." The young ...

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  15. Campers DIG into STEMRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2017 | People Sentinel

    The Dreams Imagination and Gift Development Program sponsored its third annual STEM camp during June for students in first through eighth grades on the campus of Winfield Heights Baptist Church in Williston. While they planned to have around 80 students, they had an average of 97 the first two weeks.

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  16. Have children read to avoid summer - slide'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2017 | People Sentinel

    ... also hosted camps, such as the STEM camp put on by the Dreams, Imagination & Gift (DIG) Development Program in Williston. However, even if your child did not attend a camp, there are activities they can do at home that will keep their brains active ...

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  17. Towns file amended complaint against county, EDCRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2017 | People Sentinel

    Lawyers for the three municipalities suing Barnwell County and the Economic Development Corporation filed an amended complaint Tuesday, June 20 in the Court of Common Pleas. The City of Barnwell along with the Towns of Blackville and Williston are suing the county and the EDC after the Barnwell County Council passed an ordinance to dissolve the corporation, moving all its assets under the Barnwell County treasurer.

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  18. Suspect caught after chases in 2 countiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2017 | People Sentinel

    Keith Cunningham, pictured here in a photo provided by the Williston Police Department, was sought by the Williston PD for multiple charges. He was arrested on June 27 in Aiken County.

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  19. Locals connect nationwide in radio field dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2017 | People Sentinel

    ... so local radio operators play a part in keeping our community and our nation safe," said Riley. Sam Powers of Williston was one of the 10 participants in Barnwell. He got his first license to operate a radio in 1963 when he was a senior in high ...

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  20. Williston probes two break-insRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2017 | People Sentinel

    ... front door had been kicked open. The owner reported approximately $100 missing. No arrests have been made, but the Williston Police Department welcomes anyone with information in either break-in to call them at (803) 266-7011.

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