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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 $189,000 which is roughly $73/per square foot. More Aiken information.

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2 hrs ago | Post and Courier

False alarm on the Edisto

The South Fork of the Edisto River recently was included on a list of the nation's 10 most endangered waterways by American Rivers, a national environmental group.

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6 hrs ago | The Aiken Standard

'Learn how to give back:' Local children give away clothing, toys

Staff photo by Teddy Kulmala Christina Freeman, left, models a purse while Tonyia Hood looks through stuffed animals at the Brothers and Sisters of Aiken County community service project on Friday.

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10 hrs ago | The Aiken Standard

Annual concert series kicks off at Hopelands Gardens

STAFF PHOTO BY AMY BANTON Suzette Meyers, left, with her daughter Meghan Green and grandson Cameron, dance along to the music during the Hopelands Concert Series in 2013.

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14 hrs ago | The Aiken Standard

South Aiken students say Leadership Group helps

STAFF PHOTO BY ROB NOVIT These South Aiken High School students are enthused about a new program called the Leadership Group - helping them learn ways they can impact the school's culture.

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14 hrs ago | The Aiken Standard

Staff begins moving in to Aiken County Government Center

Staff photo by Maayan Schechter Aiken County Building Inspector Paul Worrall, left, and Aiken County Official Building Inspector Rick Hallman check off electrical work at the new Aiken County Government Center on Thursday.

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23 hrs ago | Hispanic Business

40th annual concert series kicks off May 5

"This is the 40th anniversary, so I think that's pretty significant," Hall of Fame Museum, said.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

The Aiken Standard

Letter: Global warming threat overstated

A three sentence summary of the title, editorial and inserted picture from March 21 as seen by me.

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The Aiken Standard

Engineering and Utilities budget highlights infrastructure needs

Staff photo by Maayan Schechter Sitting next to Aiken City Manager Richard Pearce, left, the City's Engineering and Utilities Department Director George Grinton discussed with City Council and staff the priorities, goals and budgets for the department for the next budget year, during a workshop on Thursday.

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The Aiken Standard

SRS officials: We've never received requested funding

Staff photo by Derrek Asberry SRS financial officer Doug Hintze discussed the SRS budget on Thursday during a forum at Aiken Tech.

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The Aiken Standard

Column: Erasing the race card

Staff photo by Derrek Asberry U.S. Sen. Tim Scott, R-S.C. explains the importance of the MOX project during a campaign tour stop at the Aiken GOP Headquarters.

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The Georgetown Times

GHS auditorium improvements underway

Chris Sokoloski/Times As part of the remodel of the Georgetown High School auditorium, the stage area has been expanded.

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The Aiken Standard

Top first-year teacher brings joy, enthusiasm to school

STAFF PHOTO BY BILL BENGTSON Emilee Meek reacts with surprise after she was named the Aiken County School District's first-year teacher of the year on Wednesday.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Newberry Observer

Newberry student's quick reaction saves woman

About two weeks ago 18-year-old William Heggs' commute to from Aiken to an Adult Education class in Newberry took a heroic turn.

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The Aiken Standard

Look like your pet?: You could be on TV

Submitted Photo by Psychology Today The SPCA Albrecht Center for Animal Welfare is running a contest for those who resemble their pets.

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The Aiken Standard

GOP candidates share their hopes of defeating Graham

STAFF PHOTO BY ROB NOVIT Det Bowers, left, and Benjamin Dunn were among five Republican candidates for U.S. Senate who participated in a debate, sponsored by the Aiken Republican Club on Tuesday.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Aiken Standard

Matthew Cansler to join honor society

Matthew Cansler, of Aiken, will be inducted into the National Jr. Honor Society on April 24 in Columbia.

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The Aiken Standard

Planning Commission recommends exterior lights to Council

The Aiken Planning Commission unanimously recommended a zoning ordinance amendment regarding exterior lights in planned commercial and institutional zones on Tuesday.

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ENR-Engineering News-Record

Alternatives Needed for Plutonium Disposal

The Obama administration has taken the correct approach to the U.S. Dept. of Energy's $7.7-billion Mixed Oxide Fuel Fabrication Facility at the Savannah River Site in Aiken, S.C., which is to freeze the project at its current stage.

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Fort Mill Times

SC seeks ruling in nuclear fuel funding lawsuit

The state is suing the U.S. Energy Department to keep the government from defunding a multi-billion dollar project to turn weapons-grade plutonium into commercial reactor fuel.

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WIS-TV Columbia

Grower: early SC peach crop hit by March freeze

Peach lovers may have to wait a while this year. Growers say a late March freeze caused major damage in the Aiken area and the fruit might be scarce until July.

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