If someone asks Aiken County Historical Museum Executive Director Lauren Virgo to name one person as the founder of the county, she says she'll ultimately name S.C. Sen. Charles D. Hayne.
The Aiken County Planning Commission unanimously approved on May 19 the construction of a telecommunication tower in the Salley area.
Savannah River Mission Completion (SRMC), the Savannah River Site (SRS) Liquid Waste Contractor, is welcoming 34 interns for a summer of work …
Jackson — Descendants George Heath of Augusta, Georgia, and Rita Mobley of Jasper, Florida, gathered to watch as SRARP staff installed the rep…
As more companies mandate a return to the office, workers must readjust to pre-pandemic rituals like long commutes, juggling child care and physically interacting with colleagues
As more companies mandate a return to the office, workers must readjust to pre-pandemic rituals like long commutes, juggling child care and physically interacting with colleagues. But such routines have even gotten more stressful two years later. The transition marks yet another reset in a pandemic that has already taken a toll on Americans’ mental health. In response, many companies are now expanding virtual wellness workshops and offering benefits like meditation apps and virtual therapy. A lot is at stake. Untreated mental illness already costs society up to $300 billion annually due to lost productivity and associated costs due to absenteeism, employee turnover and increases in medical and disability expenses. Read more
At 2:07 a.m. on June 19, 2018, an Aiken County Sheriff’s Office deputy pulled over a commercial bus traveling east on Interstate 20 for allegedly crossing over the centerline. Within three minutes, two more deputies had arrived and a police dog was searching two dozen passengers’ bags. Read more
A proposed increase in water and sewer rates could be taking effect July 1. Read more
Allen Michael Johnson was arrested and charged with murder on Jan. 19, 2018. He sat in jail … Read more
Aiken County has heard its constituents loud and clear: Whiskey Road needs some work. Read more
Over 100 Aikenites gathered in Aiken's Horse District on Wednesday evening to share their th… Read more
Construction of the eighth and ninth Saltstone Disposal Units at the Savannah River Site could be completed ahead of time and under budget. Read more
Recent remarks by Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, noting the institutional damage caused by the leak of Justice Samuel Alito's opinion on Roe v. Wade, have gotten exhaustive coverage in the press. Read more