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Biden budget cuts millions of dollars for communities near Savannah River, Hanford

The Biden administration’s latest spending blueprint eliminates millions of dollars typically paid to governments and communities surrounding Department of Energy nuclear reservations, proposed cuts that have vexed industry groups and Aiken-area leaders alike. The fiscal year 2022 budget request for the Department of Energy’s cleanup office, Environmental Management, scraps $5.7...
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Blackville, SCWRDW-TV

Shooting in Blackville claims the life of 19-year-old man

BLACKVILLE, S.C. (WRDW/WAGT) - The Barnwell County Coroner confirms there was a shooting early Saturday morning in Blackville. Details are limited at this time, but Coroner Denise Gibson says Tyqueyveon Badger, 19, of Barnwell, is deceased. An autopsy is scheduled in Newberry. We have reached out to both the South...
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Barnwell County, SCWRDW-TV

Barnwell teen killed in fatal Barnwell County collision

BARNWELL CO., S.C. (WRDW/WAGT) - Authorities report a teenager is dead and three others are injured after a collision in Barnwell County on Sunday evening. The collision happened at SC-3 at Red Oak Rd around 7:50 p.m. on Sunday evening. Four people were traveling south in a 2007 Saturn. The...
Williston, SCWRDW-TV

28-year-old man arrested in Williston double homicide

WILLISTON, S.C. (WRDW/WAGT) - Agents of the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division have arrested a Barnwell County man in connection with the shooting deaths of two people in Williston. Brandon Antonio Williams, 28, was charged with two counts of murder in connection with the two deadly shootings on Friday. The...
Williston, SCTimes and Democrat

Man accused of murdering two in Williston

A Barnwell County man has been accused of killing two people in Williston on Friday, according to the S.C. Law Enforcement Division. Brandon Antonio Williams, 28, is charged with two counts of murder. The Williston Police Department responded to a Harlford Street residence on Friday where police found 45-year-old Barbara...
Barnwell, SCThe Post and Courier

SRNS helps expand resources for children in Aiken and Barnwell counties

April was National Child Abuse Prevention Month. This month recognized the importance of families and communities working together to prevent child abuse and neglect. Over the last two years, Savannah River Nuclear Solutions has contributed $40,000 to the Child Advocacy Center of Aiken County. While Aiken is listed in its name, the CAC provides support for victims of child abuse in multiple counties across South Carolina, including Barnwell.
Barnwell County, SCThe Post and Courier

Single-vehicle crash kills passenger in Barnwell County

One person is dead and another is injured after a car drove into a ditch in Barnwell County on Saturday morning. At approximately 11:05 a.m., a 1999 Toyota Avalon was traveling west on Fellowship Road when the vehicle ran off the right side of the roadway and struck a ditch, Sgt. Sonny Collins with the South Carolina Highway Patrol reported.
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Two dead after a two-car crash in Barnwell County

A car crash involving two vehicles that took place at 11:44 a.m. near the intersection of Kingfisher Road and Catfish Road in Barnwell County, saw two deaths. The first vehicle was a 2007 BMW 328, with one passenger who died. The driver was using a seatbelt. The second vehicle was...
Aiken County, SCThe Post and Courier

DHEC confirms 8 new COVID-19 cases in Aiken County

State health authorities confirmed eight new COVID-19 cases in Aiken County on Saturday, marking the fourth day in a row with fewer than 10 reported cases countywide. A total of 571 new cases were reported statewide. As of Thursday, March 11, there have been 454,158 confirmed cases in South Carolina, according to the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control.
Barnwell County, SCWRDW-TV

Barnwell County, MUSC hosting COVID vaccination clinic

BARNWELL, S.C. (WRDW/WAGT) - Barnwell County and the Medical University of South Carolina have partnered up to host a vaccine clinic for citizens of Blackville, Barnwell, Williston, Kline, Hilda, Elko, and Snelling. Eligible participants must be in phase 1A of the vaccine rollout. MUSC says they will administer the vaccine...
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Barnwell sheriff's deputy grateful after heart attack

A Barnwell County sheriff’s deputy has a new lease on life after a massive heart attack. Captain Darlene Cook, 55, has dedicated the past 28 years to protecting and serving the community as a law enforcement officer, including the past 23 years at the Barnwell County Sheriff’s Office. On Feb. 12 she had a 100 percent blockage in one artery and 99.9 percent blockage in the other. After spending several days in the hospital, she is now recovering at home.
Hampton, SCThe Post and Courier

Attempted murder suspect possibly in the Barnwell County area

Authorities are seeking the public's assistance in locating a suspected wanted for attempted murder who may be in the area. Demetrius Levanne Green, 31, allegedly shot a man in the head on Jan. 7 in Hampton, according to a news release from CrimeStoppers of the Lowcountry. It is believed Green...