The Aiken County School Board will hold a special called meeting Tuesday to receive a status update from the district's Back to School Task Force regarding the progress of plans for a return to schools amid the coronavirus pandemic.
The Aiken County Public School District is actively searching for a new candidate to replace Dr. Shawn Foster as the chief officer of operations and student services for area schools.
The Aiken County School Board will hold a special called meeting Tuesday, July 7, to provide the public with an update on the district's Back to School Task Force, an group created to implement statewide coronavirus guidelines for reopening schools in Aiken County this fall.
The Ruth Patrick Science Education Center at USC Aiken is offering several engaging summer camps in July for students in grades K-6.
Ballerina Elena Bozzone started the process Friday evening at River of Life Church, and Briannah Williams, on track to become her family's first member to attend college, brought it to a close (in alphabetical order), with 16 local homeschoolers wrapping up their K-12 years by way of a gradu…
The Aiken County Public School District has provided an update on its Back to School Task Force and states that schools are a “step ahead in preparation for the 2020-21 school year.”
USC Aiken's class of 2020 graduates celebrated one of the biggest achievements of their lives Friday night with a graduation event unlike any that the college has hosted in years past.
Changes are likely to come at the Pickens-Salley House, an antebellum icon, at USC Aiken. Some have already been made.
The Aiken County Public School District's strategy for reopening amid the coronavirus pandemic this fall and discipline issues in schools were lengthy topics of discussion at the school board meeting Tuesday night.
Dr. Shawn Foster, chief officer of operation and student services for the Aiken County School District, has been named the new superintendent of Orangeburg County schools.
AccelerateED, the task force created to guide the state's school districts through reopening amid the coronavirus pandemic, presented finalized recommendations for how schools should reopen this fall while implementing social distancing protocols and other coronavirus precautionary measures.
Discipline in schools will be one of the key topics discussed at the upcoming Aiken County School Board meeting this week.
South Carolina's leading education task force for COVID-19 met Friday to review public feedback and suggest alterations to drafted guidelines for a return to schools in the fall.
More than 300 people have signed a petition to rename Strom Thurmond High School in Edgefield County, a burgeoning effort that coincides with separate nationwide protests, renewed demands for social reform and racial equity, and calls for certain glorifying monuments and memorials to be reje…
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — After a knock on his door, third-grade student Jamie-Lee emerged to see his school principal smiling at him from his doorstep. She held out her arms, offering a socially distant “air hug,” and told the boy how much she’d missed him since the pandemic closed their schoo…
The Rotary Club of Aiken has awarded scholarships worth a total of $105,000 to 21 high school graduates from the class of 2020.
The building known as the Center for African American History, Art and Culture has served many purposes in the 131 years it has stood in downtown Aiken – schools, a multi-purpose building, an auto shop for the Salvation Army.
A task force has been assembled by the Aiken County Public School District to develop plans and processes for how education will resume in the fall – and how daily routines may look different due to COVID-19 precautions.
Dr. Shawn Foster, chief officer of operations and student services of the Aiken County Public School District, has been named a finalist in another county's search for a new schools superintendent.
As an educator, administrator and aspiring principal, Allyson Long could not pass up the opportunity to serve in a new role and lead the team of educational professionals at Belvedere Elementary School.
The Aiken County School District, with input from student athletics staff, has laid out an extensively modified plan for fall sports conditioning in an effort to limit the risk of students' exposure to coronavirus.
The Aiken County School Board held a second reading of the budget for the upcoming school year, discussed free lunch in schools and made plans to discuss discipline later this month.
Aiken Technical College announced Tuesday its campus will resume select services with some changes to the upcoming fall semester.
Savannah River Remediation, the liquid waste contractor at the Savannah River Site, awarded 15 SRR Family Scholarships to local graduates, all of whom are children of SRR employees.
During South Aiken High School’s graduation ceremony Friday morning, Samuel David Collazo and David Samuel Collazo celebrated a milestone in their lives that almost didn’t happen, along with many other occasions.
- Community mourns the passing of Aiken County deputy, Sgt. John McCord
- Coronavirus-related death in Savannah River Site workforce disclosed by SRNS president
- Two dead after shooting in Salley
- Horoscopes for July 3
- Over 1,800 COVID-19 cases confirmed in S.C.; 36 new cases confirmed in Aiken County
- Huge franchisee that owns Pizza Huts in Aiken County files for bankruptcy
- Community testing events for COVID-19 coming up in Aiken County
- Aiken County surpasses 500 coronavirus cases
- Aiken County's Back to School Task Force giving update on coronavirus plans Tuesday
- Barnwell County shooting leaves five injured, sheriff's office reports
- Most Wanted by Aiken County Sheriff's Office: July 3
- Aiken's Choice 2020 honors favorite people, places, businesses
- Thursday night BLM Aiken Movement march in downtown Aiken
- Weekly top residence sales for Aiken County June 5-11
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