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. Women Build informational kickoff meeting set for Jan. 12Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2015 | The Aiken Standard

    SUBMITTED PHOTO BY T.B. BROWN Volunteer Rebecca Sturdivant installs vinyl siding during a previous Women Build project. Aiken County Habitat for Humanity's Women Build program will construct its 10th house in 2016.

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  2. Graniteville woman charged with criminal domestic violence after stabbing manRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2015 | The Aiken Standard

    Cindy Kay Rearden, 30, is charged with criminal domestic violence of a high and aggravated nature, according to arrest records. Rearden is accused of pulling a knife from under her shirt and trying to stab a man at a home on Mullis Street in Beech Island, according to an incident report from the Aiken County Sheriff's Office.

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  3. Extended TalkBack for Dec. 31: Refugees, animal emergencies, hospitalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2015 | The Aiken Standard

    ... practicing Christians go to Iran or Iraq and see how freely they can practice their Christianity? Thank you, Aiken County for picking up the litter on Old Dibble Road. Now, we need to keep it that way. During this holiday season, the schools in the ...

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  4. Aiken man charged with trafficking cocaineRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2015 | The Aiken Standard

    An Aiken man is facing drug trafficking charges after his arrest Tuesday by narcotics investigators with the Aiken County Sheriff's Office. Adrian Antonio Drayton, 29, was driving a Chevrolet Impala on Elbert Street in Graniteville around 10 a.m. Tuesday when he was stopped by investigators; he fled the scene when he was stopped, and was taken into custody after a short foot chase, according to a Sheriff's Office incident report.

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  5. Aiken Standard's Top Local Stories of 2015 include Stephon Carter, hospitality taxRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2015 | The Aiken Standard

    ... close. What happens next with Langley Dam is up to the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control, and Aiken County is still waiting to hear what work must be done to return the dam and pond to normal usage levels. “It's all in ...

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  6. Editorial: Helping Hands provides housing, support for childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2015 | The Aiken Standard

    ... by Audubon. In 2012, Helping Hands acquired Aiken Youth Empowerment, which used to be known as the Aiken County Teen Pregnancy Prevention Center. Aiken Youth Empowerment offers research-based programs that have a record of success in reducing ...

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  7. Turn Christmas trees into fish habitatRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2015 | The Aiken Standard

    ... means of disposing of the tree once the holidays have passed. While there are recycling centers throughout Aiken County ready to accept your old family Christmas tree, the Corps of Engineer at Thurmond Lake has come up with a novel idea to dispose ...

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  8. New County Veteran Affairs officer hiredRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2015 | The Aiken Standard

    FILE PHOTO South Carolina State Senator Tom Young, R-Aiken, said Dwight Bradham Jr. is the man for the job to make the Aiken County Veterans Affairs Office the best in the state. The Aiken County Leglislative Delegation announced the hiring of Aiken County's new Veteran Affairs officer during its Tuesday meeting.

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  9. TalkBack for Dec. 30: California terrorist, refugee relocation, local doctorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2015 | The Star

    ... to be remembered by every generation. I am sickened and disheartened by the actions of certain members of the Aiken County Council and the Republican party in Aiken County against the relocation of refugees in this county. I would remind them during ...

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  10. EDITORIAL: Haley right to hold DOE to promises madeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2015 | The Aiken Standard

    Gov. Nikki Haley took the right step Tuesday when she put the U.S. Department of Energy on notice that promises made to the Palmetto State on the disposition of plutonium at the Savannah River Site must be kept. Haley wrote Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz to inform him that she will pursue fines of $1 million per day, up to $100 million, due the state in 2016 as called for in a 2003 federal law requiring DOE to process or remove 1 ton of weapons-grade plutonium from the state by Jan. 1. The promise of such payments were made when then-Gov. Jim Hodges opposed federal plans to bring 34 metric tons of the radioactive element to Aiken County for what was described as short-term storage.

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  11. Locals react to report on Savannah River Site, DOE workers harmed by radiationRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2015 | The Aiken Standard

    ... legacy includes the construction of the Savannah River Site, formerly known as the Savannah River Plant, in Aiken County. The site, which celebrated its 65th anniversary this year, was built after late President Harry Truman picked Ellenton, South ...

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  12. Aiken County bookings for Dec. 16Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2015 | The Aiken Standard

    These are the bookings recorded for the Doris C. Gravat Detention Center for Dec. 14, 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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  13. E2 Promise helps Aiken County students work, learn and graduateRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2015 | The Aiken Standard

    ... Sanders, Jessica Moxley and D'Layzia Kearse. They attended a kickoff reception for the program Monday night. Aiken County Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Sean Alford called E2 Promise “a wonderful example of collaborating and leveraging all ...

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  14. Students celebrate success at Education Matters Reading and Resource CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2015 | The Aiken Standard

    ... from Education Matters Reading and Resource Center – a classroom environment at Schofield Middle where Aiken County students use the AdaptedMind program to help students improve their reading and math skills. Education Matters founder Donna ...

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  15. Funeral set for Jackson coupleRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2015 | The Aiken Standard

    ... He earned a bachelor's degree and retired as a civil engineer. He loved children and was a teacher in the Aiken County Public School System, according to the obituary submitted to the Aiken Standard. He also worked for Lowe's in Aiken. Sandra ...

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  16. Uncertainties loom over Savannah River Site MOX penalty moneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2015 | The Aiken Standard

    ... and bridge maintenance, construction and repair.” Regardless of whether Limehouse's bill is successful, Aiken County will likely not be a direct beneficiary of the money, said County Administrator Clay Killian. According to the 2003 agreement ...

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  17. Aiken County School Board makes School District 100 percent tobacco freeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2015 | The Star

    STAFF PHOTO BY LARRY WOOD Members of the Aiken County Board of Education re-elected Levi Green vice chairman and Rosemary English chairman. Members of the Aiken County Board of Education approved unanimously on final reading revisions to the District's tobacco policy, making all schools, facilities and athletic venues 100 percent tobacco free at its regular meeting last Tuesday night.

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  18. American Legion Post 71 places wreaths for veterans, familiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2015 | The Star

    ... in Sunset Hill Cemetery. We're going to try and do this each year going forward to get all the cemeteries in Aiken County to lay wreaths on all veterans' graves.” Wilks' parents are buried in Arlington National Cemetery – where Wreaths ...

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  19. All students win at Project Unify kickball tournamentRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2015 | The Aiken Standard

    ... year, the tournament included students from Paul Knox, Kennedy, LBC and Ridge Spring-Monetta middle schools in Aiken County and Guinyard-Butler Middle School in Barnwell County. “It's for children with intellectual disabilities or autism, and ...

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  20. Officers arrest two men for breaking into Dollar GeneralRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2015 | News 12 WRDW

    ... the two men after a brief foot chase that ended near Glendale Apartments. Officers took Morse and Walton to the Aiken County Detention Center.

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