The Silver Bluff Silver Spirit marching band is getting into the height of marching band competition season, and they have spent the last few months preparing for it.
One way to find a good hamburger in our part of the world is to walk into a pool parlor.
Editor's note: To celebrate National Newspaper Week, the Aiken Standard is spotlighting employees with 25 or more years of service.
The 25th Annual Silent Witness Ceremony was held in Columbia Tuesday morning to honor victims of domestic violence.
Three prime parcels of undeveloped real estate near the Aiken Horse Park Foundation’s Bruce’s Field have changed hands. Read more
North Augusta’s elected officials agreed to the general contractor that will oversee construction of the new Public Safety headquarters on Georgia Avenue. Read more
U.S. Sen. Tim Scott, R-S.C., implied Monday that Vice President Kamala Harris's call for equ… Read more
Project Pascalis may have been stopped two weeks before the Aiken Municipal Development Comm… Read more
Seven years after renovation plans were first announced, Hotel Aiken now sits abandoned at t… Read more
William Contreras hit the go-ahead run in the fifth, and the Atlanta Braves clinched their fifth consecutive NL East title by defeating the Miami Marlins 2-1
William Contreras hit the go-ahead run in the fifth, and the Atlanta Braves clinched their fifth consecutive NL East title by defeating the Miami Marlins 2-1. Atlanta earned a first-round bye as the No. 2 seed in the NL playoffs, behind the Los Angeles Dodgers. The Braves were 10 1/2 games behind the New York Mets at the start of June and lost four of five to New York in early August. Kenley Jansen recorded his 41st save, working a perfect ninth to seal the win. Starter Jake Odorizzi pitched five innings, allowing one run. Read more
Whether Tiger Woods makes it to Italy or not for next year’s Ryder Cup, he’ll be an integral member of the U.S. team. Captain Zach Johnson says at the year-to-go ceremonies in Rome that “given who he is and what he’s all about, I can tell you right now, I don’t know if he’ll be here next year, but he'll be a part of this team in some capacity.” Woods was a player on eight Ryder Cup teams and a vice captain in 2018. But he broke bones in his right leg and ankle in a February 2021 car crash outside Los Angeles. Next year’s event will be held on the hilly Marco Simone course outside Rome. Read more
American partisan politics has become a smear machine, each side spouting derogatory language to marginalize the other. It’s corrosive. On the receiving end, I for one am tired of being characterized as a “MAGA Republican” or a “semi-fascist.” Read more