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3 hrs ago | The Star
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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8 hrs ago | The Aiken Standard
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.
12 hrs ago | The Aiken Standard
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.
16 hrs ago | Post and Courier
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.
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.
The City of Aiken is considering changes to the layout of its buildings, but so far, only piecemeal changes appear to be in place.
Those who live in Aiken and demand taxes be raised have never balanced a budget and never heard of the phrase debt free.
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.
SUBMITTED PHOTO Mary Mason, center, the Wagener-Salley High School culinary arts teacher, is joined by Shelby Bell, left, and Preston Rodgers.
In this day and age, oyster restoration and enhancement is absolutely essential in maintaining a stable ecosystem that features plenty of pluff mud, Spartina grass and, the main attraction, oyster beds.
Three Aiken County School Board incumbents and a newcomer will face no opposition in the November general election, but no one filed for a fifth seat.
Editor's note - In efforts to keep residents aware of road conditions during their morning commute, the Aiken Standard is rounding up accidents reported by the South Carolina Highway Patrol and local law enforcement.
Submitted Photo Susan Zhang was 12 when she made her orchestral debut with the Augusta Symphony.
SUBMITTED PHOTO A head-on collision happened at about 8 a.m. near the intersection of Whiskey Road and East Gate Drive.
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Updated: Tue Jul 22, 2014 08:16 pm
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