Savannah River Site | The Augusta Chronicle

...15, 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...

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...

Pamela Smith

...Pam" Porter Smith of the Appleton community near Allendale died Sunday at her residence. Mrs. Smith was born in Allendale County, January 21, 1960, a daughter of Howard Reid Porter Sr. and JoAnn Deer Porter. She was an Elementary School...

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...

Prevent the next rail disaster today

A CSX train derailed in Allendale County, S.C., on Jan. 27, injuring the conductor and engineer and dumping more than 19,000 gallons of hydrochloric acid, 4...

CSX, Crimestoppers teaming up to offer $10,000 reward in Allendale County train derailment

CSX is teaming with Crimestoppers to offer a $10,000 reward for information leading to an arrest in the Jan. 27 derailment of its train near Martin, S.C.