Savannah River Site | The Augusta Chronicle

...30, 2015 Savannah River Site When the Cold War began in the 1950s, the nation called on Aiken, Barnwell and Allendale counties to provide about 200,000 acres of farmland and forest. Nearly 1,500 families were displaced in the...

Lawsuit filed in alleged hazing incident involving football player

...an area high school football star have filed a lawsuit in an alleged August hazing incident.The suit is against Allendale County Schools, Allendale-Fairfax High School, superintendent Leila Williams, football coach Eddie Ford, Allendale-Fairfax...

Test results show 88 percent of last year's 11th graders earned work-skills certificate

...earned a silver- or higher-level certificate. On the opposite end, fewer than 21 percent of 11th graders in Allendale County and Estill schools earned at least a silver.WHY ARE STUDENTS TAKING WORKKEYS?A law passed in April 2014 abolished...

Allendale-Fairfax football players claim they were beaten in hazing ritual

...conference on the steps of the Allendale County Courthouse, Fatima Zeidan...representative, but does not represent Allendale County.Zeidan said this is another...happened yet.Messages left for Allendale County Schools Superintendent Leila...

Train derails in Edgefield County, causing residents to leave houses

...train derailment in the Augusta area this year. In late January, a CSX train derailed in Martin, S.C., in Allendale County, spilling hydrochloric acid and diesel fuel and sending two workers to an Augusta hospital. A nearby paper and...

Briefing on Allendale County trail derailment to be held Tuesday

The Allendale County Sheriff's Office will hold a briefing at Mt. Hope Baptist Church in Martin, S.C., Tuesday regarding the derailment of a...

SC lawmakers send Haley budget with $216 million for road repairs

...roads. The counties' share ? based on their population, land area and road miles ? ranges from $1.7 million for Allendale County to $12.5 million for Greenville County, according to a Senate Finance Committee spreadsheet.That's in addition...

Officials predict minimal environmental impact in Allendale train wreck

MARTIN, S.C. - A chemical release during a train derailment in Allendale County last month shouldn't have a long-term impact on the environment, officials told community members Tuesday, adding that spill...

Investigation into Allendale train derailment continues

An FBI spokesman said Friday an investigation into a train derailment in Allendale County is ongoing nearly four months after the incident.

Train hits semi truck in Johnston, but no one hurt

...train carrying chemicals and prompting the evacuation of several homes.In late January, a CSX train derailed in Allendale County, spilling hydrochloric acid and diesel fuel and sending two workers to an Augusta hospital. A nearby paper and...