Aiken County Council unanimously approved the second reading of an ordinance Tuesday night that would change the minimum hold times for strays at the Aiken County Animal Shelter.
Fall is a great time to spruce up and tackle chores around the house – raking leaves, cleaning out flower beds, cleaning gutters and putting on a fresh coat of paint – before the holidays arrive.
These are the bookings recorded for the Doris C. Gravatt Detention Center for Sept. 17, 2018. Some names have already been printed and are not included below. Some of the people listed may not have actually spent time in jail if they posted bond and were released. Although those listed have …
COLUMBIA — The chief prosecutor for South Carolina's capital city was indicted Tuesday on more than two dozen charges related to the misspending of public funds on trips to foreign countries including the Netherlands and the Galapagos Islands.
WILMINGTON, N.C. — Hundreds of people waited in long lines for water and other essentials Tuesday in Wilmington, still mostly cut off by high water days after Hurricane Florence unleashed epic floods, and North Carolina's governor pleaded with more than 10,000 evacuees around the state not t…
The Aiken County Historical Museum is looking for docent volunteers with a passion not only for history but also carpentry, gardening and other skills.
CHARLESTON — A man who pleaded guilty Tuesday in federal court to kidnapping a 4-year-old girl from her South Carolina home and sexually assaulting her before she was rescued in Alabama also told investigators he killed his girlfriend days earlier, prosecutors said.
The Capital Project Sales Tax IV referendum, which will be on the ballot in November for approval, as well as the Whiskey Road Corridor project will be the topics of the next Aiken Republican Club luncheon.
As the floodwaters from Hurricane Florence continued to rise in North Carolina on Monday, a family from the Tar Heel State’s southern coast was waiting in Aiken to hear when a return home would be possible.
Tropical Depression Florence, at one point a fearsome Category 4 hurricane, dropped a little more than 1 inch of rain throughout the Aiken area over the weekend.
Aiken County Council is scheduled to consider the second reading of an ordinance that would make changes in the minimum hold time for strays at the Aiken County Animal Shelter.
Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5877's members and friends are celebrating an honor with a familiar ring to it, as their organization has won "All American" status for the third time in the past five years.
North Augusta City Council met Monday night to vote on issues related to both Parks, Recreation and Tourism, as well as settling construction costs for SRP Park.
These are the bookings recorded for the Doris C. Gravatt Detention Center for Sept. 14-16, 2018. Some names have already been printed and are not included below. Some of the people listed may not have actually spent time in jail if they posted bond and were released. Although those listed ha…
The Aiken County NAACP celebrated it's 100th anniversary Sunday with a large crowd and special speech by a pastor from North Charleston.
North Augusta City Council will be voting on four resolutions Monday evening related to parks and recreation, as well as Riverside Village.
In 1929, the Savannah River flooded, causing the evacuation and demise of a town on the South Carolina side called Hamburg. On Sunday, the Aiken County Historical Society unveiled a marker that will be placed in North Augusta to mark the former trade town.
Women political leaders, gerrymandering, and alcohol and the law will be the topics of discussion during USC Aiken's annual Constitution Week from Tuesday to Thursday.
HOUSTON — A U.S. Border Patrol supervisor was jailed Sunday on $2.5 million bond in Texas, accused in the killing of at least four women and of injuring a fifth who managed to escape.
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump's nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court was thrust into turmoil Sunday after the woman accusing him of high school-era sexual misconduct told her story publicly for the first time. Democrats immediately called for a delay in a key committee vo…
WILMINGTON, N.C. — Catastrophic flooding from Florence spread across the Carolinas on Sunday, with roads to Wilmington cut off by the epic deluge and muddy river water swamping entire neighborhoods miles inland. "The risk to life is rising with the angry waters," Gov. Roy Cooper declared as …
Duke Energy said Saturday night that heavy rains from Florence caused a slope to collapse at a coal-ash landfill at a closed power station near the North Carolina coast.
NEW YORK — The number of Americans with flood insurance is on the rise, yet Hurricane Florence is likely to make it painfully clear that too many homeowners in the Carolinas and other vulnerable regions remain unprotected.
HONG KONG — Typhoon Mangkhut barreled into southern China on Sunday, killing two people after lashing the Philippines with strong winds and heavy rain that left at least 64 dead and dozens more feared buried in a landslide.
BEIRUT — They dug trenches around towns, reinforced caves for cover and put up sand bags around their positions. They issued calls to arms, urging young men to join in the defense of Idlib, the Syrian province where opposition fighters expect to make their last stand against Russian- and Ira…
NEW YORK (AP) — Peter Farrelly's crowd-pleasing Deep South road trip movie "Green Book" won the Toronto International Film Festival's audience award on Sunday, putting it on an envious path to the Oscars.
The South Carolina Highway Patrol is seeking information about a hit and run collision with a pedestrian in Aiken County on Saturday.
TUCSON, Ariz. — A registered sex offender jailed since last year has been charged in the kidnapping and killing of two Arizona girls who went missing in 2012 and 2014, authorities announced Saturday.
Using vocal harmonies and traditional instruments, Four Celtic Voices will “perform a spellbinding journey through the magic and wonder of the Celtic Lands” on Nov. 15 at USC Aiken's Etherredge Center.
NEW BERN, N.C. — The Marines, the Coast Guard, civilian crews and volunteers used helicopters, boats and heavy-duty vehicles Saturday to rescue hundreds of people trapped by Florence's shoreline onslaught, even as North Carolina braced for what could be the next stage of the disaster: widesp…
ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Thousands of Pacific walruses have again gathered on the northwest shore of Alaska as the Chukchi Sea approaches its annual sea ice minimum.
- Prince Edward visits Aiken, plays court tennis
- Florence brings some wind, rain to Aiken
- Florence gives Aiken County a wet weekend
- Prince Edward's visit to Aiken on Monday has been canceled
- Aiken woman charged with DUI in fatal collision on Augusta Road
- Highway Patrol is asking for help with information in Aiken County hit and run
- Aiken County car crash sends two to Augusta hospital with 'serious' injuries
- Authorities seek help finding wanted Aiken man
- Crime blotter for Sept. 16
- Report: Aiken's older population will continue to grow
- Battle in the Alley
- ADPS' Lt. Karl Odenthal Retires
- The Holistic and Wellness Fair
- Aiken County Animal Shelter pets for adoption for Sept. 14
- Most Wanted by Aiken County Sheriff's Office: Sept. 11
- Wildlife Appreciation 101, for Seniors
- Tenth Annual Prism Concert
- Aiken County Animal Shelter pets for adoption for Sept. 7
- Most Wanted by Aiken County Sheriff's Office: Sept. 18
- Aiken's Makin' opens as crowds flock to downtown