The Big 7 Association held its 24th Annual Scholarship Banquet on Feb. 24 at Barnwell Elementary School.

The banquet is a way for the community service-oriented civic group to raise money for student scholarships and recognize community members who are making a difference in Barnwell, Bamberg and Allendale counties. The group started as a way to help senior citizens, but over the years has shifted its focus more toward youth.

Continue reading at Augusta Chronicle