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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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10 hrs ago | The Aiken Standard

Grant benefits five local colleges

Staff photo by Derrek Asberry Dr. Susan Winsor, Aiken Technical College president, spoke with Savannah River Remediation interim president Stuart MacVean during a meeting Thursday at Newberry Hall about the benefits of a federal grant.

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14 hrs ago | The Aiken Standard

Marine Corps League's James L. Hammons Detachment active in the community

AIKEN STANDARD FILE PHOTO Members of the Marine Corps League's James L. Hammons Detachment No.

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Yesterday | The Aiken Standard

Belk to hold children's fashion show

Belk will hosts its bi-annual KidFest in-store event Saturday, Aug. 9, from noon to 3 p.m. at all locations.

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Yesterday | The Aiken Standard

TalkBack for July 24: Illegals, nuclear material and scare tactics

I have a solution for the illegal immigrants in Texas. Load them up and place them on the White House lawn.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Aiken Standard

Blotter for July 24

A 17-year-old Aiken woman was detained for shoplifting on Tuesday after she tried to take $45 in merchandise from a store on Richland Avenue without paying.

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The Aiken Standard

Local businesses recognized at Readers' Choice Awards

STAFF PHOTO BY CINDY KUBOVIC Karlee Sightler,left, and her mother, Lorry Sightler, of Upscale Resale won for Best Consignment Shop.

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The Aiken Standard

What's playing in Aiken the weekend of July 25?

AP Photo/Paramount Pictures, Kerry Brown From left, Aksel Hennie as Tydeus, Ingrid Bolso Berdal as Atalanta, Dwayne Johnson as Hercules, Reece Ritchie as Iolaus, and Rufus Sewell as Autolycus in a scene from 'Hercules.'

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The Aiken Standard

Jessica M. Key to attend governor's school

Submitted Photo Jessica Key will attend the S.C. Governor's School of the Arts and Humanities for the 2014-2015 academic year.

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The Aiken Standard

Pet Talk: Take time to play with your pets

My very favoritest T-shirt is thread bare, stretched and misshapen. It used to be a soft, buttery yellow color but is now grayish from all the washing it has endured.

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The Aiken Standard

Great teachers defined in many ways

Earlier this month, the U.S. Department of Education announced that states must develop plans that would require the assignment of high-quality teachers to schools with high percentages of low-income students.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Star

Guilty pleas in two Aiken County robbery cases

Two defendants in separate Aiken County robbery cases pleaded guilty in court this week, according to the Second Circuit Solicitor's Office.

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The Aiken Standard

Sellers hits six points of need for senior care

Staff photo by Maayan Schechter From left South Carolina Rep. Bakari Sellers, D-Denmark, stood next to the Aiken Area Council on Aging's Executive Director Scott Murphy as he spoke about his initiatives to expand senior care in the state as part of his campaign for lieutenant governor on Tuesday.

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The Aiken Standard

Police: Driver had marijuana, open bottle of vodka

A 55-year-old Leesville woman was detained for disorderly conduct on Monday after she was found passed out in a vehicle parked in the middle of Edgefield Avenue, according to the Aiken Department of Public Safety.

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Post and Courier

Kiawah beachfront property that sold for $22 million had a $12.75 property tax bill

A nearly 7-acre beachfront lot on Kiawah that just sold for $22 million may be the Charleston area's most expensive home site, but prior to the sale last week the property had one of Charleston County's lowest tax bills.

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The Aiken Standard

WAFJ visits Arby's to take donations

In a monthlong effort to provide necessities to victims of domestic violence, SafeHomes of Augusta, Christian radio station 88.3 WAFJ and Arby's have teamed up for a joint collaborative effort called Celebrating Christmas in July.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Aiken Standard

Council to look over Dougherty Road improvements

Staff photo by Maayan Schechter The intersection of Whiskey Road and Dougherty Road could see improvements to decrease traffic if Aiken City Council decides to move forward and add an additional turn lane from Dougherty Road onto Whiskey Road.

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The Star

Editorial: Set long-term plans for Aiken buildings

The City of Aiken is considering changes to the layout of its buildings, but so far, only piecemeal changes appear to be in place.

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The Aiken Standard

TalkBack for July 21: Taxes, church and Skateland

Those who live in Aiken and demand taxes be raised have never balanced a budget and never heard of the phrase debt free.

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WUSA-TV Washington

Former Destiny's Child member arrested in SC

A former member of the R&B group Destiny's Child has been arrested in South Carolina in Myrtle Beach.

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The Aiken Standard

Man arrested for cocaine possession said drugs were baking soda, medication

An Aiken man who was arrested for cocaine possession initially told police that the substance they found in his pants pocket was baking soda, and later stated it was really pills for a wasp sting.

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