South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster’s executive order limiting the number of shoppers in stores didn’t seem to be much of an inconvenience for customers of businesses in Aiken on Wednesday.
Health officials confirmed 12 new coronavirus deaths and 139 new positive cases across South Carolina on Wednesday.
Five cases of COVID-19, the respiratory disease caused by the highly contagious novel coronavirus, have been reported at the Savannah River Site.
U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham, on a Tuesday call with business and legislative leaders in Aiken and surrounding counties, said China must be held accountable for the novel coronavirus, which first exploded in the eastern country's Hubei province.
These are the bookings recorded for the Doris C. Gravatt Detention Center for April 7, 2020. 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 b…
A man is dead after barricading himself in an Aiken home Tuesday night after police responded to a domestic disturbance.Michael Straub, 48, was pronounced dead from a single gunshot wound, Aiken County Coroner Darryl Ables said.At approximately 10:30 p.m. on Tuesday, patrol officers with the…
Four police officers with the Aiken Department of Public Safety will return to work after being quarantined due to coronavirus concerns.
A proposed production complex at the Savannah River Site could by itself satisfy the looming military demand for plutonium pits — nuclear weapon cores — if circumstances so required, according to a new National Nuclear Security Administration review.
With the governor's "work or home" order going into effect, the City of Aiken will be doing its part to help limit the spread of coronavirus.
As South Carolina's coronavirus outbreak worsens, some people are increasingly turning to personal protective equipment as a way to shield themselves when completing essential tasks that require a visit to a public place, like a grocery store.
During this time of COVID-19 precautions, students all over the country are experiencing changes to their education and extracurricular activities. Aiken’s youth are a very important part of our community, and I want to express how much they mean to us here at the SPCA Albrecht Center.
NEW YORK — New York City’s death toll from the coronavirus rose past 3,200 Tuesday, eclipsing the number killed at the World Trade Center on 9/11. In Britain, Prime Minister Boris Johnson lay in intensive care, believed to be the first major world leader hospitalized with the virus.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is recommending that the training wall in the Savannah River be removed, which it says serves no federal purpose.
State health authorities reported 187 new coronavirus cases and three additional deaths in South Carolina on Tuesday.
These are the bookings recorded for the Doris C. Gravatt Detention Center for April 6, 2020. 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 b…
The staff at the William Clyburn Center for Primary Care chowed down on pizza during a break from assisting patients Tuesday at the Rural Health Services facility.
Another two workers at the U.S. Department of Energy's headquarters in Washington, D.C., have tested positive for COVID-19, the illness caused by the highly contagious novel coronavirus.
Medical facilities around the nation are facing shortages in personal protective equipment due to the coronavirus outbreak, so local makers are stepping in to help .
A man suffered a gunshot wound to the back following a Monday night shooting incident. Around 10:25 p.m., Aiken County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a 911 call for a shooting at the 100 block of Weaver Street in Aiken, according to a news release by the Sheriff's Office. Responding deputi…
North Augusta City Council unanimously passed an emergency ordinance on Monday that will allow future city meetings to be held in electric form.
S.C. Gov. Henry McMaster announced a statewide mandatory "home or work" order will go into effect this week in an effort to slow the spread of COVID-19 after hundreds of new coronavirus cases were diagnosed in South Carolina over the weekend.
A fire tore through a mobile home along Edisto Road in northern Aiken County on Monday afternoon, torching nearby trees and leaving barely a corner of the home standing.
These are the bookings recorded for the Doris C. Gravatt Detention Center for April 3-5, 2020. 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…
An Aiken woman was charged with neglecting a 2-month-old due to being impaired after police responded to a call March 26 for a different unresponsive child who later died.
The South Carolina Forestry Commission has declared a burning ban for all counties within the state, effective Tuesday morning.
Aiken County Council will consider the second reading of an ordinance that deals with the refinancing of a major debt during its 6 p.m. special meeting Tuesday at the Aiken County Government Center.
Two suspects have been charged in an armed robbery turned shooting that took place in Warrenville on Sunday night. Around 10:45 p.m., Aiken County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a call on the 200 block of Myrtle Street in Warrenville for a shooting incident, according to a news release by t…
A Columbia man and a juvenile were charged Monday morning with the burglary of an Aiken County business. Around 2:07 a.m., Aiken County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a burglar alarm at Tyler Brothers located at 116 Railroad Avenue East in Wagener.When deputies arrived they found the…
The first positive case of COVID-19, the disease caused by the highly contagious novel coronavirus, has been reported at the Plant Vogtle Units 3 and 4 construction site.
Drive-ins may have been popular for screening movies in the 1950s, but a local church is bringing the tradition back to host worship services during a pandemic.
Early spring usually heralds one of the busiest times of the year in Aiken. Crowds of tourists pack downtown shops after flocking to nearby hotels for the Masters and Spring Steeplechase; locals come out to enjoy the warm weather and spend some time in the sun.
Bear hunts are usually reserved for the mountains or forests, but now Aiken residents can participate in one right in their own neighborhoods from the comfort of a car.
NEW YORK — Americans braced for what the nation's top doctor warned Sunday would be “the hardest and saddest week” of their lives while Britain assumed the unwelcome mantle of deadliest coronavirus hotspot in Europe after a record 24-hour jump in deaths that surpassed even hard-hit Italy.
Three more cases of the 2019 novel coronavirus have been confirmed in Aiken County and 129 additional cases were confirmed across the state on Sunday, according to state health officials.
Aiken County Public Schools reached a new milestone Friday in the number of lunch and breakfast meals provided for students while schools are closed because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
- DHEC: 2 new coronavirus cases in Aiken County, 6 more deaths statewide
- Mayor: City of Aiken will enforce governor's work-or-home order
- Man who died after standoff with police in Aiken identified
- Gov. McMaster issues 'home or work' order for South Carolina
- Aiken police quarantined because of coronavirus concerns
- Two charged in armed robbery that left victim shot in the chest
- Three new coronavirus cases confirmed in Aiken; four more deaths reported statewide
- Warrant: Mother charged with neglecting 2-month-old
- Coronavirus cases in SC rise above 2,400; another case confirmed in Aiken County
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