USC Aiken has earned yet another accolade.
Nearly 12,000 Aiken County residents lack access to even the most basic internet service, according to a connectivity study presented during the Greater Aiken Chamber of Commerce's First Friday breakfast assembly.
There's currently more than $550 million of unclaimed property throughout the state, and on Thursday, S.C. Treasurer Curtis Loftis returned a chunk of that money to both the City of Aiken and the Aiken County Public School District.
Housing is and will continue to be in demand throughout the city of Aiken, according to a hyper-local market study published earlier this month.
It was all hands on deck for renewal of the capital projects sales tax Wednesday at the Greater Aiken Chamber of Commerce's "State of the Community" luncheon.
A federal judge's preliminary injunction, which sustained the Mixed Oxide Fuel Fabrication Facility and preempted a full stop of the project, is costing taxpayers an average $1.2 million a day, according to the U.S. Department of Energy and its legal team.
The U.S. Department of Energy is working on a draft request for proposal for the Savannah River Site's security contract, according to Michael Budney, the Site manager.
The U.S. Department of Energy has released a draft request for proposal for the upcoming management and operations contract at the Savannah River Site.
The City of Aiken reaped a "record" amount of hospitality tax funds this year, according to the latest batch of City Council documents.
AECOM, the U.S. Department of Energy contractor with Savannah River Site ties and an Aiken footprint, reported a jump in revenue for the third quarter of fiscal year 2018.
Playoffs Sports Bar, located along Richland Avenue West in downtown Aiken, will be closing within two months, according to posts on the business' social media.
A federal claims judge has reaffirmed his opinion that the Mixed Oxide Fuel Fabrication Facility contractor deserves a multi-million-dollar refund after money was unfairly revoked by the National Nuclear Security Administration.
Savannah River Nuclear Solutions' one-year contract extension is valued at an estimated $1 billion, a Department of Energy spokesperson said Tuesday.
A grassroots group hoping to protect buildings in an historic Vaucluse district has received the blessing of Preservation South Carolina, a building restoration and advocacy organization.
Editor's note: This article is part of a series called Keep Aiken Green, a recycling awareness and education project in cooperation with the City of Aiken and the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control.
Three parcels of land once considered for a parking garage in downtown Aiken have been purchased for $1 million, according to Aiken County records.
In a recent opinion and ruling, a federal claims judge ordered the National Nuclear Security Administration to refund millions of dollars to the Mixed Oxide Fuel Fabrication Facility contractor.
Senior citizens lined up at the H. Odell Weeks Activities Center in Aiken as early as 6:30 a.m. Monday to receive vouchers that will help them afford fresh, healthy produce.
Savannah River Remediation's newly minted contract extension is valued at approximately $450 million, according to a company announcement.
A federal judge has approved a preliminary injunction that essentially prevents a full shutdown of the Mixed Oxide Fuel Fabrication Facility come June 11.
Aiken residents and business owners flooded City Council chambers Monday night for a public input session regarding a potential business development and incentives package.
A significant swath of Mixed Oxide Fuel Fabrication Facility employees could be laid off if and when a final stop work order is issued for the project, according to legal testimony and correspondence between project and federal energy officials.
The U.S. Department of Energy has announced a contract extension for Savannah River Remediation, the incumbent team handling the Savannah River Site's liquid waste mission.
The Aiken City Council has nearly doubled the Aiken Department of Public Safety's potential capital projects sales tax appropriation.
The National Nuclear Security Administration has issued a partial stop work order for the Mixed Oxide Fuel Fabrication Facility at the Savannah River Site.
What is commonly known as Northside Park, a 118-acre work in progress off Columbia Highway North in Aiken, could soon be called "Generations Park," according to City Council documents.
The National Nuclear Security Administration has officially proposed producing plutonium pits – nuclear weapon triggers – at both the Savannah River Site in South Carolina and the Los Alamos National Laboratory in New Mexico.
The U.S. Department of Energy was not pleased recently with Parsons, the contractor in charge of the multi-billion dollar Salt Waste Processing Facility project at the Savannah River Site, according to documents obtained by the Aiken Standard.
During an Aiken City Council budget work session Wednesday evening, Public Services Director Tim Coakley discussed ways to reform and streamline waste collection throughout the city.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded the City of Aiken a total $300,000 for brownfield studies in the downtown area and the Northside.
On the eve of potential water and sewer rate hikes for City of Aiken residents, City Council hit pause, citing new information relayed by Aiken County officials.
The Aiken City Council assembles Monday night for a work session, a regularly scheduled meeting and an executive session.
Dominion Energy's potential takeover of SCANA Corp. would boost the Aiken County economy by nearly $2 billion in the long run, according to a study released Tuesday.
Southeastern Development Associates, the firm redeveloping the Aiken Mall, is "in talks" with numerous department stores, a movie theater company and a bowling alley company, according to the developer's CEO, Vic Mills, and vice president, Jason Long.
- 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