Aiken County guarded in reaction to decision on possible gay marriages in South Carolina

...County was 82 percent. In neighboring Edgefield County, 83 percent of voters approved the constitutional amendment. Barnwell County voters were more conservative: nearly 89 percent supported the amendment."I respect the wishes of the people...

Darrell Johnson

...Lymphoma Society, Attn: Memorial Donations, 107 West Park Boulevard, Suite 150, Columbia, SC 29210. Born in Barnwell County, SC, he was a son of the late Marvin and Ila Maie Brooks Johnson. Darrell was a member of Pleasant Hill Baptist...

Brian Grazer made James Brown film possible

...June that he almost turned down the role of James Brown even though both are South Carolina natives: Brown in rural Barnwell County, near Snelling, in 1933, and Boseman in Anderson in 1982."It was actually something that I thought might not...

Ramblin' Rhodes: Newman changed way we listen to Cajun, bluegrass

...for the record, James Brown was not a "native" of Augusta as has been often mistaken. He is a native of rural Barnwell County, S.C., where he was born near Snelling and Elko on May 3, 1933. Native means where you were born and not where...

Court urges Chem-Nuclear safety

...better protect the groundwater from contamination at Barnwell County's low-level radioactive waste disposal site...does not present a health risk to the residents of Barnwell County or the state, and that sampling of nearby private...

James Brown's mother, Susie, wrongly depicted in movie

...Brown's mother, Susie, abandoned the family in rural Barnwell County when Brown was a little boy and that she just showed...Behling.She and Joseph Brown married in 1932 in Barnwell County, S.C., and their son, James, was born on May...

Teen killed in Barnwell County wreck

...from his truck.Mackenzie Webster, 16, died at the scene on Highway 39, just north of Williston, according to Barnwell County Coroner Lloyd Ward.He said it appeared that Web ster lost control of the truck, which rolled several times. It...

House passes energy and water spending bill with MOX funding

...provide MOX with the additional resources to move forward with its completion, which is necessary to fulfill our international nonproliferation agreements," Wilson said."The people of Aiken and Barnwell counties deserve consistency."

Accident kills Barnwell teen

...flipped over. Deandre Jamond Johnson, 16, of Barnwell was killed in the wreck due to head trauma, according to Barnwell County Coroner Lloyd Ward. Johnson was a passenger in the car. According to Highway Patrol reports, Johnson was ejected...

Man lying in roadway hit, killed by car in Barnwell

...Christopher Neal, was not injured.Stanley died of head and chest trauma. A toxicology test will be performed, Barnwell County Cor o ner Lloyd Ward said in a news release.There was no immediate word on whether charges would be filed.