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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.

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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…

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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.”

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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. 

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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…

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Ginnelle Elliott has proof the new blessing box at Mead Hall Episcopal School is a great success: It's always empty.

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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. 

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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.

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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.

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Aiken County Public Schools awarded diplomas to more than 1,500 graduating seniors during commencement exercises over two days.

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