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  1. Building height in downtown Aiken up for discussion this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2015 | The Star

    STAFF PHOTO BY MAAYAN SCHECHTER Local hotel owner Neel Shah plans to gut and revitalize Hotel Aiken on Richland Avenue. Part of that revitalization includes the construction of a six-floor addition connected to the hotel.


  2. Cooper graduates basic trainingRead the original story

    May 30, 2015 | The Aiken Standard

    Army Spc. Latoya P. Cooper has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia.


  3. 56-year-old man gets life for stealing $900 of cigarettesRead the original story

    May 24, 2015 | The Star

    A 56-year-old man who acted as his own attorney has been sentenced to life in prison in Sumter County for stealing $900 worth of cigarettes. David Duren Jr. fell under South Carolina's three-strikes law, which allows a life sentence when someone is convicted of three serious crimes.


  4. Couple finds Sumter trophy business very rewardingRead the original story

    May 2, 2015 | The Star

    When Allen and Victoria Bailey bought C.A. Harler Trophies & Engraving LLC three years ago, they thought their business would be about, well, trophies. “We have a significant amount of things like memorial plaques for funeral homes, and it's things like that we never had any idea we would be doing,” Allen said.


  5. Aiken Planning Commission will continue conversations on building heightRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 | The Aiken Standard

    STAFF PHOTO BY CINDY KUBOVIC Proposed renderings for the revitalization of Hotel Aiken on Richland Avenue include an addition with rooms to the right of Bee Lane, adjacent to Hotel Aiken. Planning Commission will continue conversations whether to increase the City's height limit at its next May meeting.


  6. Hotel Aiken revitalization a dream for yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2015 | The Aiken Standard

    STAFF PHOTO BY CINDY KUBOVIC Proposed renderings for the revitalization of Hotel Aiken on Richland Avenue includes adding an addition to the hotel to the right of Bee Lane, and to the left, adding a public parking deck. Interim City Manager Roger LeDuc at first thought the chances of revitalizing Hotel Aiken and adding a public parking garage would be slim.


  7. T-Breds can't keep pace in second halfRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2015 | The Star

    After a pedestrian first half, the Sumter High School varsity boys' basketball team did what it likes to do in the third quarter. And the Gamecocks did it very well.


  8. Student brings gun to Sumter elementary schoolRead the original story

    Feb 15, 2015 | The Star

    Authorities said they don't plan criminal charges against a 10-year-old student who had a gun in a book bag at a Sumter County elementary school. Police told The Sumter Item that they were called to Lemira Elementary School on Thursday by an assistant principal, who found the gun after another student reported the weapon to a teacher.


  9. Special drug unit patrols I-95 looking for drugsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2015 | The Aiken Standard

    AP Photo/The Item, Keith Gedamke Senior Cpl Bryan Rulong patrols the stretch of I-95 running through Sumter County on Jan. 30. Every day an army of smugglers traffic illegal narcotics and large amounts of cash, using the 1,900-mile artery to ferry their stashed loads through the county, state and region. Drug experts say the I-95 pipeline is notorious for the role it plays in the American drug trade and has been so for decades.


  10. Patriot Reflections: Wardlaw full of activitiesRead the original story

    Feb 3, 2015 | The Aiken Standard

    Even though it was a short week, Wardlaw students were busy both academically and athletically. From the basketball court to the classroom to chapel, the week was packed full of activities.


  11. Nominee for Department of Social Services gets panel's OKRead the original story

    Feb 3, 2015 | The Aiken Standard

    Gov. Nikki Haley's pick to lead South Carolina's embattled Department of Social Services moved one step closer to taking office Tuesday, gaining the first of three legislative approvals. A Senate panel unanimously advanced the nomination of Susan Alford.


  12. Andrew White graduates from basic trainingRead the original story

    Feb 2, 2015 | The Star

    Air Force Airman 1st Class Andrew D. White graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills.


  13. Deaths of two young women spur proposals on waterway safetyRead the original story

    Jan 31, 2015 | The Star

    The parents of two young women killed in separate watercraft accidents last year are hoping South Carolina lawmakers take steps to improve water safety and spare others their grief. Two senators who have put forward proposals they say are meant to save lives, but allow people a chance to enjoy boating too.


  14. Sheriff harassment lawsuit, slaying verdict & suspicious death:...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | The Aiken Standard

    A judge has ruled a trial was fair when a jury awarded a woman $1.6 million for what she said was harassment by Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott and his deputies. But The State newspaper reports ) that Circuit Judge William Keesley reduced the award to $300,000, which is the maximum allowed against a government agency.


  15. Fifteen years for man accused of flying drone to SC prisonRead the original story

    Jan 20, 2015 | The Star

    A man has been sentenced to 15 years behind bars for trying to use a drone to smuggle contraband into a maximum security South Carolina prison, officials said Tuesday. Department of Corrections spokeswoman Stephanie Givens told The Associated Press that Brenton Lee Doyle has been sentenced to 10 years for trying to bring contraband into prison and five years for marijuana possession.


  16. Woman leaves baby boy at Sumter fire stationRead the original story

    Dec 25, 2014 | The Aiken Standard

    Firefighters in Sumter say a woman brought her baby to them because she said she couldn't care for the boy any more. Sumter Fire Department Capt.


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