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...

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."

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.

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...

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...

Harold Geddings

...services will be held at First Baptist Church of Barnwell on Friday, June 27 at 11:00 a.m. with burial at the Barnwell County airport cemetery. Dr. Steven Burnette will be officiating. The family will receive friends at the home of Mr...

Nikki Haley to announce 304 jobs in 5 rural South Carolina counties

...is being made by Kronotex, which makes laminate flooring. It plans to spend $29.5 million on its expansion in Barnwell County, creating 28 jobs.Haley's office says no state incentives have yet been approved for the companies. Several...

Annie Thomas

...of 3636 Crawfordville Drive, Augusta, Ga., formerly of Blackville, S.C., was born February 14, 1946, in Barnwell County, S.C., the daughter of the late Handsome and Lisbon Thomas Sr. She died Saturday, May 3, 2014 at Mattie C...

Cecil Brown

...2014 at G. L. Brightharp & Sons Mortuary with the Rev. Daviad Mitchem officiating. Mr. Brown, a native of Barnwell County was a member of Park Baptist Church. Survivors include his children, Frances Anthony, Katherine Villeza, Daisy...