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Aiken, South Carolina is located in Aiken County. Zip codes in Aiken, SC include 29801, 29802, and 29805. The median home price in Aiken is $186,900 which is roughly $77/per square foot. More Aiken information.

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44 min ago | WLTX-TV Columbia

Two Sought For Armed Robbery Outside of Hotel

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.

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3 hrs ago | The Aiken Standard

2014-2015 Bus Routes

Aiken High School, Aiken Elementary, Aiken Middle, J.D. Lever Elementary, North Aiken Elementary, Schofield Middle, Chukker Creek Elementary, E. Aiken Elementary, Kennedy Middle, Millbrook Elementary, Oakwood-Windsor Elementary and South Aiken High Commenting rules: Do not post offensive, racial or violent messages.

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8 hrs ago | The Aiken Standard

Gail's Anatomy gets ready to spread awareness of ovarian cancer

Aiken Standard file photo With the Mayor Fred Cavanaugh looking on, Gail's Anatomy co-founder Debbie Mills said it is important to be is aware of ovarian cancer symptoms and address them.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

The Aiken Standard

Kids learn safety and history in conservationist camp program

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.

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The Aiken Standard

Workers: AGY union approves contract

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.

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The Aiken Standard

Bridgestone appoints new leaders for Aiken County facilities

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.

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The Aiken Standard

Election Board gets new authority over Aiken County office

The Aiken County Legislative Delegation has long served as a 'manager' for the Aiken County Board of Voter Registration and Elections - but not anymore.

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The Aiken Standard

Aiken man recalls performing with James Brown

Staff photo by Derrek Asberry Aiken resident John Winfield points himself out in a picture he took with James Brown back in the 1960s.

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The Aiken Standard

Aiken grill master still has high hopes after TV debut

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.

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Gloverville robbery suspect arrested in Philadelphia

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.

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SRNS failed to meet objectives in mock drill

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)

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The Aiken Standard

Letter: Penny tax will benefit community

Why should Aiken County residents care about a one-cent sales tax initiative that provides an avenue for new school construction financing for Aiken County? After all, according to Aiken's Wikipedia page, in 2010, the national census revealed that 28.1 percent of households had children under the age of 18. It would suggest that Aiken is not one of ... (more)

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

The Aiken Standard

Deputies investigating rash of car break-ins

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.

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TalkBack for July 30: New hospital, students, the Northside

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.

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The Aiken Standard

Ecology lab interns present research findings

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.

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The Aiken Standard

Local chef to hold cooking demo at Farmers Market

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.

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The Aiken Standard

Warren Jones reflects on career prior to retiring

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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Charleston City Paper

Transgender CofC student Ansley Pope on inclusion, coming out, and 'top surgery'

Ansley Pope is a lot of things. He's a rising junior, a women's and gender studies major, and an orientation intern who greets incoming freshmen at the College of Charleston.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

The Star

Aiken Democratic Party to dish out food, state politics

South Carolina politics will be on the menu at the Aiken County Democratic Party's annual Hot Dog Social this month.

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The Aiken Standard

Blotter for July 30

A 65-year-old Aiken man reported fraud on Monday after an unknown person used his medical insurance information to receive services multiple times at Aiken Regional Medical Centers.

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