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Two Sought For Armed Robbery Outside of Hotel Aiken, SC -- Two men are sought for an armed robbery outside of an Aiken hotel early Tuesday morning.
3 hrs ago | The Aiken Standard
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Staff photo by Cindy Kubovic As part of a summer program partnership with both the City of Aiken and the Aiken Land Conservancy, Aiken Department of Public Safety Chief Charles Barranco spoke to a group of children at H. Odell Weeks Activities Center on Thursday about practicing safety at home and safety in the woods.
Employees of Aiken's AGY plant are expected to return to work on Monday, after the plant's labor union voted on Thursday to approve a new labor contract, according to multiple sources.
Ron Brooks was appointed to plant manager at the company's new off-road radial tire plant, while Fran Jones accepted the position of plant manager at the passenger and light-truck manufacturing facility, both of which are located in Graniteville.
The Aiken County Legislative Delegation has long served as a 'manager' for the Aiken County Board of Voter Registration and Elections - but not anymore.
Staff photo by Derrek Asberry Aiken resident John Winfield points himself out in a picture he took with James Brown back in the 1960s.
PHOTO Courtesy TRAVEL CHANNEL Travel Channel 'American Grilled' episode which Aiken resident Lee Cheeks participated in featured from left Cheyenne Ledyard, Jack Waiboer, Lee Cheeks and Tina Cannon on Wednesday.
The Aiken County Sheriff's Office has captured one of two men accused in the armed robbery of a Graniteville convenience store in May. Marvin Barefield, 25, of Aiken, was arrested Thursday in Philadelphia by detectives with the Philadelphia Police Department, according to Sgt.
Aiken Standard File photo Barbara Smoak, from SRNS, details where a mock incident took place at the Savannah River Site during an emergency drill in May. A defense board reported the Savannah River Site's management and operating contractor failed to meet facilities and equipment objectives, as well as exercise control and conduct objectives during ... (more)
An 18-year-old Graniteville man was charged with several car break-ins Wednesday after a resident caught him trying to break into a vehicle and held him until police arrived, according to the Aiken County Sheriff's Office.
If you want to see a real salvage yard, take a drive out to Six Points. That is the biggest salvage yard there has ever been in Aiken.
Submitted photo Nine college students interned with the Savannah River Ecology Lab this summer and presented their work to a group of researchers on Tuesday.
Aiken residents buying produce this weekend will have an opportunity to learn ways to cook up some tasty recipes at the Aiken County Farmers Market.
STAFF PHOTO BY AVERY WILKS Warren Jones is calling it quits after a 34-year career in the home improvement business.
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Updated: Fri Aug 01, 2014 09:45 am
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