Aiken County News
Local, regional, and statewide news continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.
1 hr ago | The Star
After four productive years - including a unique partnership with MTU America - Brooks Smith is leaving the Aiken County Career and Technology Center to take a position with the Greenville School District.
5 hrs ago | The Aiken Standard
Submitted photo Former Aiken County paramedic Daryl Davis will assume the role of EMS coordinator with Aiken County, overseeing the department's budget, paramedics and day-to-day operations.
9 hrs ago | News 12 WRDW
A search for people who have outstanding warrants in Beech Island and Clearwater resulted in 10 arrests and 30 citations, the Aiken County Sheriff's Office said.
12 hrs ago | The Aiken Standard
I have never understood why an endorsement of a newspaper is that significant. It is only one person's opinion, the same as anyone else writing an editorial.
16 hrs ago | The Star
From a retired high school teacher's viewpoint, I am commenting on the articles regarding the idea of attracting the highest quality teachers to teach in underachieving schools in this district.
Staff photo by Cindy Kubovic As part of a summer program partnership with both the City of Aiken and the Aiken Land Conservancy, Aiken Department of Public Safety Chief Charles Barranco spoke to a group of children at H. Odell Weeks Activities Center on Thursday about practicing safety at home and safety in the woods.
Ron Brooks was appointed to plant manager at the company's new off-road radial tire plant, while Fran Jones accepted the position of plant manager at the passenger and light-truck manufacturing facility, both of which are located in Graniteville.
The Aiken County Legislative Delegation has long served as a 'manager' for the Aiken County Board of Voter Registration and Elections - but not anymore.
Aiken County ranks fourth among South Carolina's 46 counties in the percentage of its bridges that are substandard, according to an annual report released recently by AAA Carolinas.
The Aiken County Sheriff's Office has captured one of two men accused in the armed robbery of a Graniteville convenience store in May. Marvin Barefield, 25, of Aiken, was arrested Thursday in Philadelphia by detectives with the Philadelphia Police Department, according to Sgt.
I feel the new tax office in the Aiken County Government Center is a waste of our tax payer money.
An 18-year-old Graniteville man was charged with several car break-ins Wednesday after a resident caught him trying to break into a vehicle and held him until police arrived, according to the Aiken County Sheriff's Office.
SUBMITTED PHOTO Jackson Middle School Principal Jason Holt, left, accepts a national award from Dr. Gene Bottoms, the Southern Regional Education Board senior vice president, recognizing the school for its efforts on a community-based initiative.
Ron Brooks has been appointed to serve as plant manager at the company's new off-road radial tire plant, which is scheduled to begin production later this year.
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.
STAFF PHOTO BY ROB NOVIT School Board member Keith Liner, left, discusses the sales tax referendum with School Board attorney Bill Burkhalter at a meeting on Tuesday.
Updated: Fri Aug 01, 2014 10:27 pm
Copyright © 2014 Topix LLC