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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 $179,500 which is roughly $76/per square foot. More Aiken information.

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Edgefield County Historical Society celebrating 75th anniversary

The Edgefield County Historical Society, which is celebrating its 75th anniversary this year, is one of the oldest organizations of its kind in South Carolina.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

The Aiken Standard

Blotter for Aug. 14

An Aiken business owner reported about $4,000 in tools stolen from a trailer parked at a construction site on Columbia Avenue on Tuesday.

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The Aiken Standard

Smidge with Midge: Valuable lessons learned from surgery

Photo by Ken Perrine The Apple Fest, planned for Nov. 1 at St. John's United Methodist Church, will have an exceptional selection of jewlery.

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Can You Spot What's Missing From This Elementary School's ...

A mother said she was stunned when her daughter's elementary school recently distributed a printed copy of the Pledge of Allegiance that omitted the words "under God."

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The Aiken Standard

Mike's Life: This is not goodbye, Aiken

I've never been really good at change. I like stability. I like normalcy. I like routine.

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The Aiken Standard

Marti Healy: a maze of memories and possibilities on the north edge of Aiken

A pair of highly polished men's black dress shoes sit atop a table shaped like something out of the 1930s.

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The Aiken Standard

Hands behind your back: Turning yourself in on warrants

The North Augusta Department of Public Safety announced last week that it served several people with outstanding warrants.

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The Aiken Standard

Bowling for Life fundraiser set for Friday

Bowling for Life, a fundraiser to benefit the Life Choices Pregnancy Care Center, is scheduled for Friday at StrikeHouse Bowl.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Aiken Standard

USCA freshmen introduced to the two Wes Moore's

STAFF PHOTO BY ROB NOVT At USC Aiken's freshman convocation event on Wednesday, author Wes Moore discusses the book he wrote about himself and another Wes Moore and how their lives came apart - one finding success and the other, prison.

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The Aiken Standard

Groups come together to endorse one-cent sales tax referendum

STAFF PHOTO BY MAAYAN SCHECHTER On behalf of the Greater Aiken Chamber of Commerce, the Aiken Board of Realtors and the Economic Development Partnership of South Carolina, CEO and President of the Greater Aiken Chamber of Commerce David Jameson announced all three would endorse the one-cent sales tax, during the Greater Aiken Chamber of Commerce's ... (more)

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The Aiken Standard

ATC to introduce program to assist students

In the fall of 2015, Aiken Technical College will finalize a significant change for prospective students who need assistance on the front end.

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The Aiken Standard

TalkBack for Aug. 20: Illegals, sales tax, bicyclists

The story on gas prices stated that Aiken drivers are paying well below the state average for a gallon of gas.

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The Aiken Standard

Adaptive golf program at Houndslake helps people with disabilities enjoy the game

STAFF PHOTO BY DEDE BILES Eric Brooks looks to see where his shot went during an adaptive golf clinic at Houndslake Country Club on Tuesday.

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The Aiken Standard

Colon-LaBordes win Blue Night Mile

The Aiken Police Athletic League held its Blue Night Run on Aug. 15. The overall winners of the Blue Night Mile were Alejandro Colon-LaBorde, 7, with a time of 8:15; and Victoria Colon-LaBorde, 10, with a time of 5:57.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Aiken Standard

Victory 2014 Aiken director announced

South Carolina Republican Party Chairman Matt Moore has announced the addition of 13 staff members to the State GOP's Victory 2014 team.

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Girl Scouts offer race alternative

With the cancellation of the Run or Dye event in Augusta, the Aiken Girl Scouts is offering those participants a chance to still run in the CSRA that same weekend.

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The Aiken Standard

Editorial: Curbing bullying is education necessity

Bullying isn't anything new, but it's becoming increasingly imperative that schools remain as vigilant as possible toward the issue.

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Todd Starnes: Teacher omits God from Pledge of Allegiance

"It was like an 'Oh my gosh' type of feeling," the mother of six from Aiken, South Carolina told me.

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The Aiken Standard

Man jailed for DUI, urinating in public

An accused drunk driver was also charged with urinating in public and indecent exposure on Friday, according to the Aiken Department of Public Safety.

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Whatley: "I'm here to serve the Playhouse"

Staff photo by Derrek Asberry Thurmond Whatley is the new executive director of the Aiken Community Playhouse and said he's there to serve the Playhouse board, members and audience.

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