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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 $188,700 which is roughly $73/per square foot. More Aiken information.

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43 min ago | The Island Packet

Veterans rally at SC Statehouse to seek benefits

"We salute you and welcome you here, and hope you can convince our legislators to do more for our veterans," retired Army Col.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

The Aiken Standard

Gov. Nikki Haley tours MOX facility at SRS

Staff photo by Derrek Asberry Gov. Nikki Haley said she was impressed with the construction of the Mixed Oxide Fuel Fabrication Facility during a press conference on Monday after she toured the facility.

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The Aiken Standard

Graduation exam exits following lawmakers' action

Aiken Standard file photo In late March, Aiken High School sophomore Aaron Harrison gets his pencils ready for the High School Assessment Program, also known as HSAP and the exit exam.

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The Aiken Standard

String of car break-ins hits this weekend

Five of the break-ins were reported on Whiskey Road, Corporate Parkway and South Aiken Lane between 6:15 p.m. and 8 p.m. on Friday.

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The Aiken Standard

Aiken's woodsmen: A day in the life of protecting Hitchcock Woods

STAFF PHOTO BY DEDE BILES Hitchcock Woods Superintendent Bennett Tucker, foreground, is in charge of taking care of one of the nation's largest urban forests.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

The Aiken Standard

New Ellenton striving to strengthen community

With a freshly renovated city hall and a new community center, New Ellenton officials are now trying to realize their city's full potential.

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Examiner.com

German Shepherds face kill shelter after retired police officer dies

Several days ago, this Examiner wrote about six beautiful German Shepherds in Aiken, SC who were facing being turned in to a county shelter, where they would be euthanized if their heartworm test was positive.

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The Aiken Standard

Senate bill could give librarians tool against the unruly patrons

Senate Bill 813 would make it a misdemeanor for someone to refuse to leave a library after being asked to do so by a library staff member, or to return to the library after being banned.

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The Aiken Standard

Edgefield Highway Corridor Study to hold public drop-in session

Area residents are invited to a public drop-in session to share comments and ask questions pertaining to the Edgefield Highway Corridor Planning Study on Thursday.

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The Aiken Standard

USC Aiken added as Teaching Fellows institution

The Center for Educator Recruitment, Retention and Advancement, also known as CERRA, announced the addition of USCA to the program.

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The Aiken Standard

Internet search leads couple to relocate to Aiken

Staff photo by Ben Baugh Pictured are Chris Warren, left, and Ashley Warren with their son, Grayson, at their farm.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

The State

Story of 'Wagon Wheel' from Old Crow Medicine Show to Darius Rucker

"How could you be sick of a such a magnificent song that's had such a rise?" said Ketch Secor, who also plays fiddle, banjo and harmonica, in the band.

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Examiner.com

Cedar Creek Golf Club, Aiken SC: Course Review

Golf in this area of S Carolina and Georgia is known for its large elevation changes.

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The Aiken Standard

Religion briefs for April 18

Cornerstone Baptist Church will hold worship services on Sunday, April 20, at 10:45 a.m. The Rev.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

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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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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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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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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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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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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