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. One dead after two tractor trailers collide in WagenerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2015 | The Aiken Standard

    The deceased has been “presumptively” identified as Terry A. Pogue, 39, of Elgin, according to Aiken County Coroner Tim Carlton. The wreck happened about 6:50 p.m. on Highway 39 near Holly Pond Road.

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  2. Aiken County School Board names superintendent finalistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2015 | The Aiken Standard

    King Laurence, an associate superintendent for instruction and accountability with Aiken County Public Schools, is one of four finalists for the position of District superintendent. Dr. Kevin O'Gorman, who formerly held Laurence's position with the District and currently is an associate superintendent for instruction and accountability for the Berkeley County School District, also is a finalist.

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  3. Aiken County adopts budget, avoids property tax increaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2015 | The Aiken Standard

    STAFF PHOTO BY MAAYAN SCHECHTER Sitting next to former Aiken County Council member Gary Bunker, County Treasurer Jason Goings, center, and County Auditor Charles Barton received a few of their budget requests under the 2015-16 budget. Those requests included software upgrades and new employee positions.

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  4. Editorial: Share-the-lane lines are sensible for Silver BluffRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2015 | The Aiken Standard

    Staff photo by Maayan Schechter Aiken resident Tom Lex, chairman of the Aiken County Bicycle/Pedestrian Advisory Committee, has urged City Council, including Mayor Fred Cavanaugh, left to make Aiken bike friendly. Aiken City Council's vote on Monday to support shared lane markings for vehicles and bicyclists on Silver Bluff Road is another step toward making our community bike friendly.

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  5. Accident on Holly Pond Road leaves one deadRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2015 | WMBF

    ... or Pouge is scheduled for Wednesday in Newberry, South Carolina. Both the South Carolina Highway Patrol and the Aiken County Coroner's Office are investigating the crash. A toxicology report is pending.

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  6. Aiken Co. deputies ID suspect in shooting on Pacer Park LaneRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2015 | WMBF

    Cory Quindell Brown is wanted on charges of attempted murder and possession of a firearm during a violent crime, according to the Aiken County Sheriff's Office. Deputies responded to Pacer Park Lane around 11:15 p.m. on June 5 and found a man with multiple gunshot wounds.

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  7. Crime BlotterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2015 | The Edgefield Advertiser

    ... reportedly fired multiple shots at escaping vehicle. The victims were able to drive to a safe location in Aiken County where they called law enforcement. Additionally, they sustained no physical injuries as a result of the shooting. The ECSO did ...

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  8. Arrests made in theft ring involved in nearly 100 crimes in Aiken and other countiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2015 | The Aiken Standard

    Aiken County Sheriff's investigators have made numerous arrests in a theft ring that's connected to almost 100 crimes in the area. A total of seven people have been charged with crimes that were reported in Aiken, Barnwell, Columbia, Edgefield, Lexington and McCormick counties, according to a press release.

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  9. South Carolina State House approves ice storm reimburesementsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2015 | WRDW-TV Augusta

    ... step is for the state senate to approve the measures. According to South Carolina State Rep. Bill Hixon, in Aiken County an ice storm cost the county 13.4 million dollars. However, the amendment fell 6.8 million dollars short. Hixon says he will not ...

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  10. House speaker expects budget, key bills to passRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2015 | The Aiken Standard

    ... $4.1 million originally in the budget for ice storm recovery – an appropriation that looks to provide Aiken County with $1.6 million in recovery funds. Outside of the major issues, Lucas said he is in support of saving as much of the surplus ...

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  11. Aiken County debuts new websiteRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2015 | The Aiken Standard

    ... said. “It has taken us a little more time than we wanted. With all of the new things going on in the (Aiken County Government Center), it did become less of a priority.” Tabs are located at the top of the site – Home, Aiken ...

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  12. South Carolina Deputy Charged With Involuntary Manslaughter Of WifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2015 | Switched

    ... evening, according to a police affidavit. Blakley was fired from his job after he was arrested on Sunday, Aiken County Sheriff's spokesman Captain Eric Abdullah said. Blakley had been with the sheriff's office since November 2014, Abdullah said. ...

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  13. Aiken County Council plans vote on lifting hold on Coroner's Office fundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2015 | The Star

    FILE PHOTO BY MAAYAN SCHECHTER Aiken County Council may decide today to lift the hold on the County Coroner Office's funds, designated for the transportation and pick up of the deceased in Aiken County. Pictured is Coroner Tim Carlton.

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  14. Aiken County bookings for June 16Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2015 | The Star

    These are the bookings recorded for the Doris C. Gravat Detention Center for June 12-14, 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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  15. Deputy charged in shooting death of 24-year-old wifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2015 | WYFF-TV Greenville

    A deputy has been terminated from his position and arrested after the shooting death of his 24-year-old wife, according to the Aiken County Sheriff's Office. Officers said when they arrived at the couple's North Augusta home Saturday night, Deputy Matthew Blakely ran out of the home with blood on his hands, saying he had accidentally shot his wife.

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  16. BCSO nets felony arrests over the weekend on HHIRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2015 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    ... day it was learned the 9mm pistol recovered on the side of Point Comfort Road had been reported stolen in Aiken County and Maxey was named as the suspect. As result, Maxey was additionally charged with Possession of a Stolen Firearm. Early Saturday ...

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  17. Ex-South Carolina deputy charged in fatal shooting of wifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2015 | ABC News 4 Charleston

    ... It carries a maximum sentence of five years in prison but doesn't require jail time with a conviction. The Aiken County Sheriff's Office fired Blakely after he was charged. He had spent seven months as a deputy and was taking classes at the state ...

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  18. Italian violinist 'back by popular demand'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2015 | The Star

    ... for free. For more information, call 803-649-0045. He will also perform for a more private performance at the Aiken County Historical Museum, 433 Newberry St. S.W., at 7:30 p.m. June 24. A minimum donation of $100 per couple is requested. Champagne ...

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  19. More details released in deadly shooting of former Aiken County deputy's wifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2015 | The Aiken Standard

    ... help. Candace L. Blakley, 24, was pronounced dead at the scene from a gunshot wound to the head, according to Aiken County Coroner Tim Carlton. The incident occurred Saturday at 7:36 p.m. on the 1900 block of Coulter Avenue. When officers arrived, a ...

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  20. Off-Duty SC Deputy Charged in Wife's DeathRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2015 | WLTX-TV Columbia

    An off-duty Aiken County sheriff's deputy has been charged with involuntary manslaughter and fired after his 24-year-old wife was shot to death. Off-Duty SC Deputy Charged in Wife's Death An off-duty Aiken County sheriff's deputy has been charged with involuntary manslaughter and fired after his 24-year-old wife was shot to death.

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