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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 $184,900 which is roughly $76/per square foot. More Aiken information.

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5 hrs ago | The Aiken Standard

Historic library makes its way to a new home

The historic Kitchings Mill Library moved to its permanent home in Wagener on Thursday following a two-year effort by Aiken County officials and residents to preserve the structure.

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9 hrs ago | The Aiken Standard

Foundation and new executive director work to preserve Hitchock Woods

STAFF PHOTO BY DEDE BILES Dorothy Bryan-Kanda is the new executive director of the Hitchcock Woods Foundation.

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14 hrs ago | The Aiken Standard

Blood drive aims to increase dragging summer donations

STAFF PHOTO BY TEDDY KULMALA Shepeard Community Blood Center is holding a blood drive near Gold's Gym in Aiken today until 7 p.m. Pictured is Porscher Leverette, left, and Stephanie Chandler.

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18 hrs ago | The Island Packet

Energy officials discuss German waste in SC

Gary DeLeon with the Energy Department says if the material is processed, an easier way is needed to handle it.

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22 hrs ago | The Aiken Standard

Letter: Opinions in Aiken Standard should be more conservative

Its editorial staff may think they're on a mission to 'enlighten' our overwhelmingly conservative community, but to its dismay, it will find that it's only alienating its readership.

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22 hrs ago | The Aiken Standard

A day at the Aiken animal shelter

STAFF PHOTO BY AVERY WILKS Joseph Whitehurst holds Boon, a puppy he adopted on Tuesday from the Aiken County Animal Shelter.

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Yesterday | WIS-TV Columbia

Weekly Top Ten: What's Happening in the Midlands

Looking for something to do this weekend? We've got you covered with this week's Top Ten Events in the Midlands! From hip hop to bluegrass to jazz to soul and comedy to learning to gaming, there's plenty to choose from for almost every interest! What will you choose? Don't miss Columbia's very own hip hop titan performing live in Soda City! The ... (more)

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

The Aiken Standard

Council, staff and residents discuss path forward in Gem Lakes

One resident warned Aiken City Council members and staff that legal counsel may be consulted if roads in the Gem Lakes extension area aren't repaired beyond their present condition.

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The Aiken Standard

Suspicious package held ATM repair part

The contents of a suspicious package that resulted in heavy police presence at Regions Bank on Wednesday morning was an ATM repair part, according to the Aiken Department of Public Safety.

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The Aiken Standard

Freshman orientation gives insight to college

STAFF PHOTO BY ROB NOVIT Each year, Dr. Michael Ritchie, a USC Aiken professor, tells incoming freshmen with simultaneous humor and seriousness, that for the first time, they are in charge of their lives.

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The Aiken Standard

Letter: Voter ID not helpful

The headline article in the July 7 edition of the Aiken Standard was entitled 'Officials: Voter ID law working.'

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The Aiken Standard

U.S. diplomat returns to Aiken

Julie McKay, a South Aiken High School alumna, is soaking up the sights and sounds of Aiken with her family before she leaves on Sunday for Washington, D.C., to begin training for her next trip abroad.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Free Times

The Dancin' Man; Zero the Lock Dog; Tales of Indifference

The Dancin' Man Author: Mary Ann Claud Self-published A South Carolina textile family dynasty is the focus of this multigeneration novel set in the 1950s to 1980s.

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People Sentinel

Religious Events July 9, 2014

Ned Branch Missionary Baptist Church is having a Summer Feeding Program thru July 31 on Monday-Thursday from 11 a.m.-noon.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

The Aiken Standard

Editorial: Mystery plans won't help fix roads in S.C

Gov. Nikki Haley has a plan for funding road improvements, but indicated it won't be announced until January, after the November election.

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The Aiken Standard

$1M lottery prize split by 14 Kimberly-Clark workers

A group of 14 people are splitting the winning $1 million Powerball ticket that was purchased in Warrenville last week.

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The Aiken Standard

Transfers, older students introduced to USCA

STAFF PHOTO BY ROB NOVIT Katherine Judy, left, a transfer from Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College, talks with her mother, Christy, about enrolling at USC Aiken as a transfer student.

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The Aiken Standard

Bruster's unsure if Aiken location will reopen

Bruster's spokesman Brad Ritter said the property, building and equipment belong to a new owner who is trying to sell them.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

Hispanic Business

Variety of festivals held around the state this month

The weekend of fireworks and cookouts may behind most of us for another year, but that doesn't mean the summer's festivities are over.

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Fort Mill Times

Letter: Haley was mistaken

"The most jobs announced in a single day in South Carolina's history" was 63 years ago, in spite of what Gov. Nikki Haley said in Fort Mill recently.

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