Savannah River Site | The Augusta Chronicle

...4, 2014 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...

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...

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.

CSX train derails near Allendale, S.C., spills unidentified chemicals

...CSX train derailed in rural Allendale County early Tuesday, leaking "hazardous...told The Asso ciated Press.Allendale County sheriff's Lt. Steven Robinson...American Red Cross arrived.Allendale County Fire Chief Roger Stanley is...

Jackson spared 65 years ago from SRS construction

...Between January 1951 and June 1952, more than 73,000 acres were acquired in Aiken County, about 4,000 in Allendale County and 123,000 in Barnwell County.Not only was Jackson spared but it also got a boost from the plant's construction...

Allendale County train wreck leaked acid

Tuesday morning's train derailment in Allendale County spilled hydrochloric acid along with some diesel fuel, CSX officials said Wednesday. Work was still underway to limit environmental...

In US Senate race, Hutto, Ravenel debate without Graham

...education and health care are given more state control, federal money must follow to make sure a rural child in Allendale County has the same opportunity as a child somewhere else. Ravenel said the federal government needs to give up most of...

Faith calendar

...SHILOH BAPTIST: Men and Women's Day 11 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 5; (706) 790-5967NEW ZION MISSIONARY BAPTIST, ALLENDALE COUNTY: Church anniversary 11 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 5, the Rev. Billy SmithLIVE RIVER BAPTIST: Ushers anniversary 2...