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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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10 hrs ago | 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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14 hrs ago | 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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Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Aiken Standard

School Board to hear preliminary budget

The Aiken County Board of Education will receive a preliminary 2014-15 budget document from School District administrators on Tuesday at 7 p.m. To date, the Board has participated in six budget work sessions.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Aiken Standard

Blotter for April 15

A burglary was reported at a home on Rollingwood Drive on Friday. The owner reported two firearms, electronics, jewelry, china and silverware missing.

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The Aiken Standard

Animal Connection: Spca is searching for stars

Two weeks ago, I sang the praises of the cast and crew in the Aiken Community Playhouse's production of To Kill a Mockingbird.

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WTOC-TV Savannah

Folks cooking up some fun in Hardeeville

The competitors presented their best ribs and chicken for all the judges and also spiced up Friday night with a Wing Competition and concert.

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WRDW-TV Augusta

Traffic Alert: Laurens St. closed Wednesday

From 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., The Aiken Department of Public Safety's Accident Reconstruction Team will be mapping a traffic collision scene on the southbound lane of Laurens Street between Hampton Avenue and Edgefield Avenue.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

The Aiken Standard

Master Gardener: Spring plant shopping: Small, medium or large?

Gardeners love to shop for new plants in the spring. And because of our recent ice storm here in Aiken, our 'need' to shop for new plants is greater than ever.

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The Aiken Standard

Students reveal work at USCA Research Day

Staff photo by Derrek Asberry Janelle Roberts, left, and Jasmine Thompson revealed the results of their study during USCA Research Day on Friday.

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The Aiken Standard

Council to hear presentations on ice storm debris reimbursement

The City of Aiken's expenses associated with picking up ice storm debris and its reimbursement will be discussed at the City Council meeting on Monday.

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Examiner.com

James Byrnes

Tucked away in a shaded corner of the South Carolina State House grounds is a statue of James F."Jimmy" Byrnes , one of South Carolina's outstanding public servants.

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The Aiken Standard

Editorial: Thumbs up, thumbs down

A biomass facility at Savannah River Site is making good use of the more than 20,000 tons of debris generated by Winter Storm PAX.

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The Aiken Standard

Column: Standing up to improve education in the future

Ah yes, a school built in the 1950s with the infrastructure to match and the sweet smell of mildew; that's exactly what our children need in Aiken County to boost their motivation to attend school... Not.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

The Aiken Standard

TalkBack for April 13: Salaries, EBT cards and buggies

The salaries of City officials are posted on the S.C. Ethics Commission website.

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The Edgefield Advertiser

Local Gymnast Wins State Championship in Four Categories

Brantley Johnson, daughter of Spence and Lynn Johnson of Johnston and a second grader at Wardlaw, won State Champion in four categories of Level 3 at the South Carolina gymnastics event in Columbia, April 4-6.

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