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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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4 hrs ago | The Aiken Standard

TalkBack for July 30: New hospital, students, the Northside

If you want to see a real salvage yard, take a drive out to Six Points. That is the biggest salvage yard there has ever been in Aiken.

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8 hrs ago | The Aiken Standard

Ecology lab interns present research findings

Submitted photo Nine college students interned with the Savannah River Ecology Lab this summer and presented their work to a group of researchers on Tuesday.

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12 hrs ago | The Aiken Standard

Local chef to hold cooking demo at Farmers Market

Aiken residents buying produce this weekend will have an opportunity to learn ways to cook up some tasty recipes at the Aiken County Farmers Market.

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16 hrs ago | The Aiken Standard

Warren Jones reflects on career prior to retiring

STAFF PHOTO BY AVERY WILKS Warren Jones is calling it quits after a 34-year career in the home improvement business.

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20 hrs ago | Charleston City Paper

Transgender CofC student Ansley Pope on inclusion, coming out, and 'top surgery'

Ansley Pope is a lot of things. He's a rising junior, a women's and gender studies major, and an orientation intern who greets incoming freshmen at the College of Charleston.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

The Star

Aiken Democratic Party to dish out food, state politics

South Carolina politics will be on the menu at the Aiken County Democratic Party's annual Hot Dog Social this month.

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The Aiken Standard

Blotter for July 30

A 65-year-old Aiken man reported fraud on Monday after an unknown person used his medical insurance information to receive services multiple times at Aiken Regional Medical Centers.

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The Aiken Standard

Report: Alleged shoplifter flees police stop

A man who allegedly shoplifted a television from an Aiken store allegedly fled after police initiated a traffic stop on him and his accused accomplice, according to the Aiken Department of Public Safety.

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The Aiken Standard

Moniz: MOX searching for funding streams, hints are 'cold stand-by'

Staff photo by Derrek Asberry Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz, right, said the Savannah River Site's MOX program would need sustainable funding to continue construction.

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The Aiken Standard

Public meeting will address filling open City positions

Three members of Aiken City Council will hold their last committee meeting on Wednesday to talk about what skills and experience each wants in the next city manager.

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The Aiken Standard

Public Safety has scheduled Blue Night fundraiser

Aiken Standard File photo by Teddy Kulmala More than 200 people walked and ran in last year's Blue Night Run.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Aiken Standard

Study ranks S.C. 45th in nation for well-being of children; Aiken County no exception

A recent report ranked South Carolina among the country's worst states in the overall well-being of its children, and the latest data reveals Aiken County is no exception.

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The Aiken Standard

Aiken to see dry week, rainy weekend

Forecasters with the National Weather Service said Aiken likely missed the severe thunderstorms traveling toward the coastal area of the state; however, the area is expected to see the residual effects which include cooler, dryer temperatures over the next day or two.

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The Aiken Standard

Aiken manufacturing remains strong, but with bumps ahead

STAFF PHOTO BY ROB NOVIT Following his speech at the Aiken Rotary Club on Monday, Will Williams, left, shares a laugh with Gary Stooksbury, the Aiken Electric Cooperative CEO.

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The Star

Crawford elected as vice chairman

Aiken businesswoman Delores 'Dee' Crawford has been elected vice chairman of the South Carolina Arts Commission Board of Commissioners.

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The Aiken Standard

Educators offer new math activities

SUBMITTED PHOTO Educators Karen and Bobby Cue have been long-time advocates of providing more hands-on math and science instruction.

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The Aiken Standard

Blotter for July 28

A Warrenville woman reported on Saturday that someone had taken items from her unsecured vehicle while it was parked outside her home on Front Street.

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The Aiken Standard

Sky's the limit for new GED earner and infant daughter

STAFF PHOTO BY DEDE BILES George Clary, left foreground, and Linda McLellan congratulate Brittany McNear for earning her GED during a recognition event that was held for graduates of Christ Central's North Campus GED preparation program.

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The Star

Armed robbery report under investigation

The Aiken County Sheriff's Office is investigating the report of an armed robbery and assault that took place at a home on Tulane Drive in Aiken.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

USA Today

Good Gawd! James Brown through the years

Singer James Brown performs as part of HM Tower of London Festival of Music's inaugural jazz and opera festival on July 4, 2006, in London.

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