Kids at Boys and Girls Club of Aiken exposed to disc golf

In search of a fun, inexpensive way to get the kids of the Boys and Girls Club of Aiken active, executive director Shawn Risher turned to one of the growing sports that has a huge following in the area – disc golf.

Barnwell brothers played Munchkins in ‘Wizard of Oz’

BARNWELL — They were not Munchkin-sized ruby slippers or silver shoes, but the work shoes the Savannah River Plant in Aiken County found for two former MGM actors. “The Wizard of Oz” Munchkin actors who worked there and lived in Barnwell wore, according to archives of...

Editorial: Aiken’s clamp on change

The nixing of a building height variance request for renovations to Hotel Aiken on Tuesday wasn’t wholly unfounded. Members of Aiken’s Board of Zoning Appeals, which unanimously denied the request, repeatedly said the decision was reached because the board’s guidelines forbid...

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