An injury has sidelined Concrete Rose, one of the most successful Aiken-trained thoroughbred racehorses in recent years.
Aiken County Council will hear a proposal Tuesday from the Friends of the Library to form a public-private sector partnership to fund a major renovation of the Aiken County Public Library.
U.S. Rep. Joe Wilson will kick off his annual bus tour in Aiken County next week, according to an itinerary published Monday.
The Aiken Department of Public Safety said traffic went “relatively smoothly” during the first day of school Monday but reminds drivers to prepare for delays as the school year continues.
A Grovetown man was charged Friday, Aug. 16, for allegedly having sex with a minor in Graniteville after he was found hiding in the victim's closet with drugs that included marijuana and a "date rape drug."
BELVEDERE — Yanfei Gao greeted 27 kindergarten students with a friendly “Ni hao” – Mandarin Chinese for hello – on the first day of school Monday morning at Belvedere Elementary School.
A proposed public-private sector partnership could generate up to $3 million dollars to fund a major renovation of the Aiken County Public Library on Chesterfield Street South in Aiken.
The Blessing of the Backpacks is an annual tradition at St. John’s United Methodist Church, and Polly Riede believes it’s something that children and their parents both really appreciate.
North Augusta City Council will meet Monday to again discuss and consider a contract for the construction of a park in Riverside Village.
Bonnie Jay Anderson never played with Barbie dolls growing up, but today, she's amassed a collection of over 150 dolls worth thousands of dollars.
When Denise McCray, the principal of the new Aiken Intermediate School, says she knows “the power” of teachers to make a difference in students' lives, she speaks from experience.
The first 2020 presidential candidate to campaign in Aiken made a sweeping appeal to South Carolina and Georgia voters Saturday by way of policy and platform discussions, some more locally applicable than others.
Three men – Christopher Emanuel, Marcus Schoultz and Denzell Washington – were the driving forces behind the True To Your SOLE STEM & Sneaker Extravaganza on Saturday at South Aiken High School.
GRANITEVILLE — Michelle Harris said her grandson, Jayceon Butler “loves to learn” and already knows that an octagon has eight sides.
Members and friends of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5877 offered a salute and reviewed a chapter of World War II history Friday evening, in honoring 99-year-old Cumberland Village resident Sam T. Price.
An armed robbery suspect who allegedly held up a Wagener convenience store clerk with a knife was apprehended by Yemassee Police on Saturday evening.
A Savannah River National Laboratory researcher has been restricted from doing radiological work for the rest of the year after purportedly receiving a dose of radiation that pushed the person past an acceptable annual threshold, according to a statement from the lab.
PORTLAND, Ore. — Police seized metal poles, bear spray and other weapons Saturday as hundreds of far-right protesters and anti-fascist counter-demonstrators swarmed downtown Portland, Oregon, as police set up concrete barriers and closed streets and bridges in an effort to contain and separa…
Two events held Aug. 11 and 12 in Saratoga Springs, New York, honored the legacy of the late Cot Campbell, founder and president of Dogwood Stable.
As the new director of the Gregg-Graniteville Foundation, Diana Silas has hit the ground running.
The South Carolina Department of Public Safety urges drivers to use extra care when driving in and around school zones and bus routes as children return to school throughout the state Monday.
The following students at USC Aiken were named to the dean’s list for the 2019 spring semester: Abigail Abbott, Jade Abney, Destiny Anglemyer, Tyler Barton, Hannah Baughman, Oneal Blackmon, Carson Bland, Hannah Boan, Eva Brinkley, Paul Brison, Amber Bryant, Logan Bryant, Brittany Canady, Che…
The United Way of Aiken County set a record this year, collecting more than 70,000 items during the recent drive for its School Tools outreach program.
These are the bookings recorded for the Doris C. Gravatt Detention Center for Aug. 15, 2019. 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…
On Aug. 10, the Free Riders Motorcycle Club – along with other clubs and organizations – held a Community Back2School Bash at the new Second Baptist Complex on York Street. The event provided free school supplies to local children.
The Aiken County Coroner's Office is investigating the death of a North Augusta man after a possible electrocution at a home Friday.
GREENVILLE — Joe Darby, a South Carolina pastor in the African Methodist Episcopal Church, pondered a sensitive question that he knew was on the mind of his congregation. Would black voters be able to reconcile their conservative religious doctrine with voting for a gay candidate for president?
NEW ELLENTON — Teachers at Greendale Elementary will start the new school year Monday with an assortment of school supplies to ensure their students will be ready to participate fully in all classroom activities.
The Aiken County Planning Commission approved Thursday a request for a variance to the County Code of Ordinances that paves the way for the construction of a Bojangles’ fast food restaurant in Graniteville.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — How fragile is the global economy? The U.S.-China trade war is weakening businesses in both countries, Germany's economy shrank in the second quarter, and Britain appears headed for a disruptive exit from the European Union this fall.
These are the bookings recorded for the Doris C. Gravatt Detention Center for Aug. 14, 2019. 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…
William "Ike" White, the leader of the U.S. Department of Energy's nuclear cleanup wing, visited the Savannah River Site on Thursday, according to people familiar with the matter as well as various corroborating photos later posted to social media.
Aiken Technical College will conduct an administrative lockdown drill at approximately 10 a.m. Friday, according to a news release from the college.
Technology is constantly evolving, so the McGrath Computer Learning Center is trying to make using tablets, computers and smartphones a little easier.
South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson announced Thursday the state would be suing three major drug distributors for allegedly fueling the state's opioid epidemic.
- National lab employee pulled from radiological work following quarterly check
- New species of prehistoric shark discovered in Aiken
- Police bookings for Aug. 17
- Man found hiding in teen’s closet with drugs faces sex assault charge
- Democrat Elizabeth Warren discusses purpose, policies at USC Aiken rally
- New Gregg-Graniteville Foundation executive director wants to make a difference in the community
- ENGAGEMENT: Sams — Decaux
- Football season returns with Aiken County Scrimmage
- Coroner's Office investigating death in North Augusta following possible electrocution
- Woman's Barbie collection goes on display at Aiken library
- First day of school in Aiken County 2019
- Most Wanted by Aiken County Sheriff's Office: Aug. 16
- Weekly top residence sales for Aiken County for Aug. 2 - Aug. 8
- True To Your SOLE STEM & Sneaker Extravaganza
- Football: 2019 Aiken County Scrimmage
- First Day of School with Dr Sean Alford
- Sunday Best: One Team
- Saluting the "Greatest Generation"
- Aiken County Animal Shelter pets for adoption for Aug. 17
- Region 3-A football jamboree