Aiken County Newswire (Page 8)

Aiken County Newswire (Page 8)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Aiken County, SC. (Page 8)

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  1. Adopt a shelter cat month kicks offRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 6 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    ... each state this month to get cats adopted. Their goal is to find at least 2,500 cats new homes nationwide. The Aiken County Animal Shelter has high hopes for adoptions this month. Mary Calabro, an Aiken County Animal Shelter employee, adopted her ...

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  2. Farmers Market in The Alley returns to downtownRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 6 | The Star

    ... everyone always needs “a little bit of gluten and a little bit of chocolate,” she said. Aiken County also operates its own Farmers Market, but Spears-Mahoney said for a City running its own market for a second year is “huge for ...

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  3. S.C. legislators leave bills behind after session endsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 6 | The Star

    State legislators in the Aiken County Legislative Delegation are satisfied with some bills they were able to get to S.C. Gov. Nikki Haley's desk, but admitted the General Assembly came up short in other areas. The South Carolina Legislature closed its doors for the year Friday, ending a session with some major bills becoming law and others likely being sent back to the drawing board.

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  4. Aiken County bookings for June 6Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 5 | The Aiken Standard

    These are the bookings recorded for the Doris C. Gravat Detention Center for June 4, 2015. Some of the people listed may not have actually spent time in jail if they posted bond and were released.

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  5. Legislators file bill to clarify eminent domain laws in SCRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 5 | WMBF

    Bills were filed Wednesday in the legislature in response to energy company Kinder Morgan proposing a project to run a pipeline through both Aiken and Edgefield counties. Savannah Riverkeeper Tonya Bonitatibus said she helped draft legislation, and said it's important that people in South Carolina keep fighting for a voice.

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  6. Upcoming Aiken County Library eventsRead the original story

    Friday Jun 5 | The Star

    The Aiken County Public Library, 314 Chesterfield St. S.W., is open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays, and from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Aiken Standard is pleased to offer readers the enhanced ability to comment on stories.

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  7. Police: North Augusta man assaults wife, deputiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 5 | The Star

    A North Augusta man became violent with his wife and deputies Thursday after his wife told him she wanted a divorce, according to police. Clark Jukes, 44, was arrested by Aiken County Sheriff's deputies and is facing charges of domestic violence and resisting arrest, according to reports.

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  8. Aiken's Sigma Pi chapter of Omega Psi Phi to celebrate 40 years of serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 5 | The Aiken Standard

    ... said. Saturday's event will feature keynote speaker Dr. Shawn Foster, the incoming deputy superintendent of Aiken County Public Schools and fraternity member. Foster is the director of Student and Administrative Services for the Spartanburg School ...

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  9. Owen Sheetz; Looking back and forwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 4 | The Star

    ... the geographic center of the old Aiken historical grid, “and Owen contributed to the quality of life in Aiken County,” Simmons said. A Georgia Tech graduate with a degree in mechanical engineering, Sheetz was a World War II veteran who ...

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  10. S.C. legislators file bill to clarify eminent domain lawsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 4 | The Star

    Submitted photo Energy company Kinder Morgan is proposing a pipeline known as the Palmetto Project, which will allow the company to move fuel through parts of Aiken and Edgefield counties. Members of the South Carolina Legislature representing Aiken and Edgefield counties filed bills Wednesday attempting to clarify the state's eminent domain laws in response to a proposed gas pipeline that would run through both counties.

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  11. Aiken Standard files suit over February 2014 dash-cam videoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 4 | The Star

    The Aiken Standard is suing the S.C. State Law Enforcement Division and the City of North Augusta over a 2014 police dash-cam video they refuse to release. S.C. Press Association attorney Jay Bender, who is representing the Aiken Standard, filed the four-page complaint Thursday afternoon at the Aiken County Court of Common Pleas.

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  12. Aiken County ice storm relief funds remain in question as session adjournsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 4 | The Star

    STAFF PHOTO BY MAAYAN SCHECHTER Aiken County Administrator Clay Killian has expressed frustration with the state's General Assembly over a lack of relief funding associated with a winter storm that hit the county in February 2014. The South Carolina General Assembly's failure to pass a budget before the last day of the legislative session Thursday brought little closure to questions surrounding relief funding for local governments, including Aiken County, hit hard by an ice storm in February 2014.

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  13. Peaches for purchase: Stands open around Aiken CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2015 | The Aiken Standard

    STAFF PHOTO BY DEDE BILES Noah Green picks out a peach from the fruit for sale at the Gurosik's produce stand near the intersection of Rudy Mason Parkway, East Pine Log Road and Charleston Highway. They're readily available in Aiken and the surrounding area, and many more will be arriving at local produce stands and grocery stores in the coming months.

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  14. Looking at the law: Neighbors say buses need seatbeltsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2015 | WRDW-TV Augusta

    News 12 at 6 o'clock / Friday, May 29, 2015 AIKEN COUNTY, SC. -- Lavette Dunbar has lived along Beech Island Avenue for more than a decade, and she says the road just isn't made for buses and big trucks.

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  15. Aiken County bookings for May 30Read the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2015 | The Star

    ... shoplifting less than $2,000 James Wesley Corder, 51 - hold for Lexington County Sheriff's Office, hold for Aiken County Sheriff's Office, armed robbery We do not edit user submitted statements and we cannot promise that readers will not ...

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  16. Funeral arrangements made for preschooler killed in bus crashRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2015 | News 12 WRDW

    ... p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at C. A. Reid Sr. Funeral Home, 314-A Laney Walker Blvd. Ext., Augusta, Georgia 30901. The Aiken County Public School District is offering help to parents or guardians of children who are having difficulty discussing death or ...

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  17. Gaston man arrested in Deluxe Inn robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2015 | The Aiken Standard

    Aiken County Sheriff's Office deputies responded to the call at 11:19 a.m. and spoke with the victim who said Corder attempted to rob her with what appeared to be a gun under his shirt, police said. Aiken Standard is pleased to offer readers the enhanced ability to comment on stories.

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  18. Report: Aiken man urinates on furniture, assaults womanRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2015 | The Aiken Standard

    Warrants are pending for an Aiken man who urinated on furniture and assaulted a woman after being confronted on Friday morning. Aiken County Sheriff's Office deputies responded to a call at a local business on Richland Avenue at 2:15 a.m. where the victim said her boyfriend assaulted her at their house on Summerhill Avenue.

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  19. Assault in Warrenville reportedly begins over text messageRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2015 | The Aiken Standard

    Warrants are still pending after a Graniteville woman assaulted a Warrenville man after they began arguing over a text message the man was sending to his friend, according to an Aiken County Sheriff's report. Aiken County Sheriff's Office deputies responded to a call on Daily Drive at 2:50 a.m. where they met with the victim who said the woman grabbed him by the hair, dragged him around the yard and chased him with a knife when he escaped, according to the report.

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  20. Aiken man charged with drug possession during search while being booked at jailRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2015 | The Aiken Standard

    An Aiken man who was being processed at the jail for one charge received another after deputies searched his wallet. Rocky Kearns Jr., 33, was being served a warrant for domestic violence at 10:30 p.m. when Aiken County Sheriff's Office deputies found substances in his wallet that they suspected were drugs, according to a report.

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