Listed below are the presidential candidates' platforms and proposals as they relate to guns, gun violence and gun control. It is by no means an exhaustive list, and is largely sourced from the candidates' respective websites and other prepared information.
Through song, prayer and fellowship, the Omicron Tau Lambda Leadership Institute Inc. of Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity honored a local leader Saturday at the 13th annual MLK Drum Major Unity Award Breakfast.
Every year, the Aiken Branch of the American Association of University Women conducts one of Aiken’s most popular events.
Martin Luther King Jr. touched the lives of millions of Americans as a pastor, speaker and civil rights leader, but one woman in Aiken remembers him as a friend.
The top student spellers from across Aiken County will gather on stage Feb. 6 at the AECOM Center for the Performing Arts with a trip to Washington, D.C., on the line.
Following three separate drug raids in the past week, Aiken County Sheriff Michael Hunt said there will be more to come.
The Aiken County community, alongside a breadth of elected officials and nuclear leaders, honored the region's business elite Friday night at the Greater Aiken Chamber of Commerce's 102nd awards gala.
NORTH AUGUSTA — Rodney Tillman, owner of Big Rod’s Barber Shop in North Augusta, proclaimed Friday afternoon on the front porch of his shop, that, “In this community, we know about soul.”
These are the bookings recorded for the Doris C. Gravatt Detention Center for Jan. 16. 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 been ar…
A draft request for proposals for a contract that would significantly rearrange work done at the Savannah River Site should be issued in the next few weeks.
The Aiken City Council voted 5-1 to accept the new appraised offer on the downtown Finance Building prior to moving into the former Regions Bank at 107 Chesterfield St. S.W.
The contractors behind the Mixed Oxide Fuel Fabrication Facility project at the Savannah River Site are now accused of improperly using federal money and of fostering a hostile workplace, court records show.
The proposed site for a wireless telecommunications tower in Graniteville received approval from the Aiken County Planning Commission on Thursday night.
The North Augusta Department of Public Safety is warning residents of scam calls using the same number as the department's dispatch number.
BEECH ISLAND — Aiken County has a new centenarian today: Freddie Bush, a World War II Marine veteran with a claim to fame in military desegregation.
The University of South Carolina Aiken Dressage Team participated in its second show and took home another win for the Pacers while at the St. Andrews University Equestrian Center in Laurinburg, North Carolina.
CANBERRA, Australia — Specialist firefighters have saved the world’s last remaining wild stand of a prehistoric tree from wildfires that razed forests west of Sydney, officials said Thursday.
Before the start of Monday's Aiken City Council meeting, Mayor Rick Osbon gave an update on the current state of one of Aiken's sister cities, Shoalhaven, Australia.
After hours of deliberation, a jury was again unable to reach an unanimous verdict Thursday in the second trial of the suspect in a 2016 murder.
WTC Investments LLC has ended its agreement with Aiken County to purchase the old Aiken County Hospital property at 828 Richland Ave. W. in Aiken.
Narcotics investigators with the Aiken County Sheriff's Office served three search warrants which resulted in the arrest of 18 suspects from long-term investigations.
AUGUSTA — An agreement signed Thursday will link South Carolina higher education institutions and the Army’s cyber operations, allowing soldiers to get training through South Carolina schools.
A draft request for proposals for the discrete management of the Savannah River National Laboratory is expected to be issued in the second quarter of this fiscal year, which could be a significant step forward in the often long and mercurial federal contracting process.
These are the bookings recorded for the Doris C. Gravatt Detention Center for Jan. 15. 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 been ar…
The Citadel will use a multimillion-dollar National Science Foundation grant to stand up a scholarship program aimed at recruiting and training the next generation of cybersecurity experts and professionals.
Young, aspiring opera singers from the United States, Canada and China will perform auditions Jan. 25 in Columbia before three judges provided by the Metropolitan Opera Company of New York City.
The final three months of 2019 included a high-level challenge for Lt. Tim Thornton, one of the North Augusta Department of Public Safety's longest-serving employees, as he underwent some of his career's most rigorous training.
Aimee Hanna has moved in some extremely upscale circles over the years, and is now applying some of her talents to help Aiken County's needier elderly residents.
The Aiken Branch of the American Association of University Women distributed $25,200 in the form of checks to 11 honorees during its Evening of Philanthropy event Tuesday at First Presbyterian Church in Aiken.
These are the bookings recorded for the Doris C. Gravatt Detention Center for Jan. 14. 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 been ar…
Public hearings about the proposed locations of two new wireless telecommunication towers are on the agenda for the Aiken County Planning Commission’s 6 p.m. meeting Thursday at the Aiken County Government Center.
CARLSBAD, N.M. — The U.S. government's only underground nuclear waste repository has taken in its first large shipment in six years, following a process that involved recertification and retraining of workers.
COLUMBIA — Supporters of a bill that would ban almost all abortions in South Carolina want some leaders in the South Carolina Senate to know they won't let the proposal quietly die.
A man was charged Tuesday after he was found searching through the garage of a North Augusta home while under the influence of narcotics.
S.C. Gov. Henry McMaster's recently released executive budget includes $15 million for the South Carolina National Guard to begin construction of the innovative DreamPort Cybersecurity Collaborative facility at USC Aiken, according to a news release from the university.
A Warrenville resident’s pockets got a little deeper recently after winning $100,000 on a crossword puzzle scratch-off ticket purchased in Beech Island.
One of the top television broadcasters and analysts in thoroughbred racing history will make an appearance at the 14th edition of Breakfast at the Gallops.
These are the bookings recorded for the Doris C. Gravatt Detention Center for Jan. 13. 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 been ar…
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