South Aiken Thoroughbreds top first power rankings

The Thoroughbreds (2-0) kept their season-opening momentum going by beating Class AAAAA opponent White Knoll by two touchdowns. Although it wasn’t a shutout like Week 0, South Aiken’s defense built on its first performance by slowing the Timberwolves’ run game. The tandem of...

Editorial: Banning plastic bags not practical

The City of Aiken Energy and Environmental Committee’s suggested ban on single-use plastic shopping bags is a noble idea, but it will be a tough sell logistically.