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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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3 hrs ago | The Aiken Standard

Blotter for July 24

A 17-year-old Aiken woman was detained for shoplifting on Tuesday after she tried to take $45 in merchandise from a store on Richland Avenue without paying.

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7 hrs ago | The Aiken Standard

Local businesses recognized at Readers' Choice Awards

STAFF PHOTO BY CINDY KUBOVIC Karlee Sightler,left, and her mother, Lorry Sightler, of Upscale Resale won for Best Consignment Shop.

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11 hrs ago | The Aiken Standard

What's playing in Aiken the weekend of July 25?

AP Photo/Paramount Pictures, Kerry Brown From left, Aksel Hennie as Tydeus, Ingrid Bolso Berdal as Atalanta, Dwayne Johnson as Hercules, Reece Ritchie as Iolaus, and Rufus Sewell as Autolycus in a scene from 'Hercules.'

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15 hrs ago | The Aiken Standard

Jessica M. Key to attend governor's school

Submitted Photo Jessica Key will attend the S.C. Governor's School of the Arts and Humanities for the 2014-2015 academic year.

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19 hrs ago | The Aiken Standard

Pet Talk: Take time to play with your pets

My very favoritest T-shirt is thread bare, stretched and misshapen. It used to be a soft, buttery yellow color but is now grayish from all the washing it has endured.

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23 hrs ago | The Aiken Standard

Great teachers defined in many ways

Earlier this month, the U.S. Department of Education announced that states must develop plans that would require the assignment of high-quality teachers to schools with high percentages of low-income students.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Star

Guilty pleas in two Aiken County robbery cases

Two defendants in separate Aiken County robbery cases pleaded guilty in court this week, according to the Second Circuit Solicitor's Office.

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The Aiken Standard

Sellers hits six points of need for senior care

Staff photo by Maayan Schechter From left South Carolina Rep. Bakari Sellers, D-Denmark, stood next to the Aiken Area Council on Aging's Executive Director Scott Murphy as he spoke about his initiatives to expand senior care in the state as part of his campaign for lieutenant governor on Tuesday.

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The Aiken Standard

Police: Driver had marijuana, open bottle of vodka

A 55-year-old Leesville woman was detained for disorderly conduct on Monday after she was found passed out in a vehicle parked in the middle of Edgefield Avenue, according to the Aiken Department of Public Safety.

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Post and Courier

Kiawah beachfront property that sold for $22 million had a $12.75 property tax bill

A nearly 7-acre beachfront lot on Kiawah that just sold for $22 million may be the Charleston area's most expensive home site, but prior to the sale last week the property had one of Charleston County's lowest tax bills.

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The Aiken Standard

WAFJ visits Arby's to take donations

In a monthlong effort to provide necessities to victims of domestic violence, SafeHomes of Augusta, Christian radio station 88.3 WAFJ and Arby's have teamed up for a joint collaborative effort called Celebrating Christmas in July.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Aiken Standard

Council to look over Dougherty Road improvements

Staff photo by Maayan Schechter The intersection of Whiskey Road and Dougherty Road could see improvements to decrease traffic if Aiken City Council decides to move forward and add an additional turn lane from Dougherty Road onto Whiskey Road.

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The Star

Editorial: Set long-term plans for Aiken buildings

The City of Aiken is considering changes to the layout of its buildings, but so far, only piecemeal changes appear to be in place.

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The Aiken Standard

TalkBack for July 21: Taxes, church and Skateland

Those who live in Aiken and demand taxes be raised have never balanced a budget and never heard of the phrase debt free.

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WUSA-TV Washington

Former Destiny's Child member arrested in SC

A former member of the R&B group Destiny's Child has been arrested in South Carolina in Myrtle Beach.

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The Aiken Standard

Man arrested for cocaine possession said drugs were baking soda, medication

An Aiken man who was arrested for cocaine possession initially told police that the substance they found in his pants pocket was baking soda, and later stated it was really pills for a wasp sting.

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The Aiken Standard

Culinary students earn national awards

SUBMITTED PHOTO Mary Mason, center, the Wagener-Salley High School culinary arts teacher, is joined by Shelby Bell, left, and Preston Rodgers.

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The Aiken Standard

Former Chamber director still same person

Aiken Standard FILE PHOTO In 2009, retired Greater Aiken Chamber executive director June Murff, center, looks on in surprise at her portrait with retired Chamber staffer Libby Taylor, left, and Aiken Technical College President Dr. Susan Winsor.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

The Aiken Standard

Letter: Obama shouldn't bypass Congress

I was appalled by the recent Aiken Standard editorial praising Barack Obama on immigration and gushing that, 'it's time for action, and the White House thankfully appears up to the challenge.'

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

The McDuffie Progress

NAACP holds second annual Freedom Fund banquet to raise money

African Americans, people of color and anyone who cares about justice and equality answered the call to be unmovable in being the voice to those who cannot speak for themselves on Friday, June 20. Three-hundred people from across the CSRA and Aiken, S.C. came together for a 'freedom' dinner to help raise funds that will enable them, through the ... (more)

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