Sunday, August 31, 2014 12:01 a.m.
The financial health of the U.S. was thankfully offered one positive check mark last week after the Congressional Budget Office reported that Medicare won’t be as much of a budget-buster as expected.
Friday, June 27, 2014 12:01 a.m.
South Carolina state senators pulled off an astonishing last-minute rescue of a legislative bill a week ago.
Thursday, June 26, 2014 12:01 a.m.
The City of Aiken needs the right person in place to make sure its recreation program stays one of the best in the state.
Tuesday, June 24, 2014 12:01 a.m.
South Carolina can spur greater political engagement by making it easier to be an elected official and instituting greater transparency.
Sunday, June 22, 2014 12:01 a.m.
A lone dissenter almost turned Aiken County into one of the losers of the General Assembly’s final day.
Wednesday, June 18, 2014 12:01 a.m.
Working with a long time adversary such as Iran might be needed to keep Iraq together, but the U.S. should proceed cautiously.
Sunday, June 15, 2014 12:01 a.m.
Not surprisingly, the voter turnout for the South Carolina primary elections on Tuesday was distressingly low.
Thursday, June 12, 2014 12:01 a.m.
It's difficult to force judgement on Tuesday night's exhaustingly late election results without knowing all the details, but what we do know is this is the second time in two election cycles that Aiken County has experienced a ballot box blunder.
Wednesday, June 11, 2014 12:01 a.m.
Acting City Manager Stuart Bedenbaugh made the right call this week lifting the almost inexplicably restrictive email policy for City workers.
Sunday, June 8, 2014 12:01 a.m.
The resignation of Aiken City Manager Richard Pearce on Friday was undoubtedly a difficult decision, but it was also the right one if he and Council believe he can no longer be effective.
Friday, June 6, 2014 12:01 a.m.
It appears the fox will continue to guard the hen house after our General Assembly moved forward this week with a lackluster ethics bill.
Thursday, June 5, 2014 12:01 a.m.
Lillian Koller's resignation as head of the S.C. Department of Social Services on Monday thankfully takes the face away from the agency's ongoing investigation.
Sunday, June 1, 2014 12:01 a.m.
Graniteville-based plant MTU America should be seen as a great corporate neighbor with its efforts to provide apprenticeships to local students. Three students at the Aiken County Career and Technology Center will graduate from their home schools this week,...
Tuesday, May 27, 2014 12:01 a.m.
South Carolina legislators made the right call last week by giving the greenlight to solar energy in our state.
Sunday, May 25, 2014 12:01 a.m.
The final Monday of May is our national day of remembrance – a time to reflect on the importance of service and honor those who died protecting our country.
Thursday, May 22, 2014 12:01 a.m.
You may not know it, but the power to pick the head of our state’s National Guard is in your hands if you’re a voter.