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Hitting the road: Tri-Development wants to offer distracted driving program

Aiken County Councilwoman Lessie Price didn’t have a great experience driving Monday afternoon. Read more

County Council considering dissolving Animal Control Advisory Committee

Aiken County Council is considering the possibility of disbanding the county’s dormant Animal Control Advisory Committee. Read more

Aiken woman, juvenile charged in brutal assault of pregnant woman at Aiken restaurant

An Aiken woman was charged Friday in connection with an assault on a 19-year-old pregnant woman at a York Street fast food restaurant in Ai… Read more

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Five Important Steps to Listing a Home

United Real Estate Aiken

At one time it was common for people to live their entire lives in the same house, but today not even a quarter of single-family homeowners… Read more


Column: Kurt Busch still wheelman 20 years into rocky career

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Kurt Busch has been called many things during his tumultuous 20 seasons at NASCAR's top level. He is ornery, easily unhin… Read more

Molinari returns claret jug, faces long odds getting it back

PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland — Golf's oldest championship is all about tradition, and this is one Francesco Molinari could have done without. Read more

Back on top: MOKAN wins 2nd Peach Jam title in 4 years in OT thriller



Construction updates, tobacco policy are on School Board agenda

Construction and renovation updates are on the Aiken County School Board's agenda for its meeting Tuesday. Read more

School district names first Call Me MISTER students

The first cohort of Call Me MISTER students are all recent graduates of Aiken County Public Schools. Read more

Aiken County students put on 'the greatest' show with acGATEWAY

BATH — P.T. Barnum might have been the greatest showman of the 19th century, but students in Aiken County Public Schools' acGATEWAY program… Read more


'Spider-Man' does victory lap over 'Crawl,' 'Stuber'

LOS ANGELES — "Spider-Man: Far From Home" is celebrating another weekend at No. 1, but non-franchise fare continues to struggle at the box … Read more

Music City Strings to perform Fiddle Frenzy! at Sunday concert

On Sunday, Aiken will have an opportunity to experience a unique blend of musical styles with a concert billed as "Fiddle Frenzy!" that wil… Read more

Feds bring new sex crimes charges against singer R. Kelly

CHICAGO — R. Kelly appeared in court Friday to face new federal charges that accuse him and members of his entourage of recruiting women an… Read more

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Opinions and Editorial

Letter: Fluctuating gas prices

I noticed yesterday that regular gas at the Circle K at the corner of Whiskey and Powderhouse had jumped up 16 cents a gallon overnight. Be… Read more

Letter: Thank you for helping

I want to give thanks to the three good people who stopped to help me Wednesday morning. I was exercising my son’s dog, Ruby, on the South … Read more

Letter: Dems lying disease

The Democrats running for the office of the president and the relatively newly elected anarchists have been infected with a deadly lying di… Read more

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Weather Today

Mostly clear. Lows overnight in the low 70s.


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Mostly clear. Lows overnight in the low 70s.

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Wind:SE at 1 mph
Chance of Rain:10%
UV Index:0 Low
Sunrise:06:27:28 AM
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This Week's Forecast

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Mix of sun and clouds. Highs in the mid 90s and lows in the low 70s.Tue
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Showers and thunderstorms late. Highs in the mid 90s and lows in the mid 70s.Fri
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A few thunderstorms possible. Highs in the low 90s and lows in the low 70s.Sat
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Thunderstorms developing in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 90s and lows in the low 70s.Sun
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