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Some S.C. peach growers estimate their losses at 70% for 2023, and the critical moments may have been during the second week of March, when temperatures in some of the state's richest peach country were below freezing for more than 12 hours.
Two Aiken County educational institutions formalized a partnership agreement for a career center Friday morning.
Beans, bread, butter and books are among the local creations being offered on Thursday this month in The Alley, amid Market in The Alley, in a…
Tidewater Carts Superstore, which sells and services golf carts, opened a store at 1506 Whiskey Road, Aiken.
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U.S. hiring jumped last month, but so did unemployment. So how healthy is the economy?
The nation’s employers stepped up their hiring in May, adding a robust 339,000 jobs, well above expectations and evidence of enduring strength in an economy that the Federal Reserve is desperately trying to cool
The nation’s employers stepped up their hiring in May, adding a robust 339,000 jobs, well above expectations and evidence of enduring strength in an economy that the Federal Reserve is desperately trying to cool. Friday’s report from the government reflected the job market’s resilience after more than a year of rapid interest rate increases by the Fed. Many industries, from construction to restaurants to health care, are still adding jobs to keep up with consumer demand and restore their workforces to pre-pandemic levels. Yet there were some mixed messages in the jobs figures, which also showed that the unemployment rate rose to 3.7%, from a five-decade low of 3.4% in April. Read moreU.S. hiring jumped last month, but so did unemployment. So how healthy is the economy?
An Aiken County resident has asked a judge to dismiss a lawsuit filed against him by a City of Aiken official. Read moreAiken County resident seeks to dismiss defamation suit
The Savannah River National Laboratory considered two downtown Aiken locations for its workf… Read moreSavannah River National Lab considered two other downtown Aiken sites for workforce center
Could the Savannah River Site play a role in helping to secure American's energy supply? Read moreJeff Duncan says Savannah River Site could help secure America's nuclear energy supplies
Judge Kirk Griffin heard arguments Wednesday morning in the appeal challenging the Aiken Cit… Read moreJudge hears Silver Bluff grocery store and shopping center appeal arguments
The plan to construct an apartment complex near the intersection of Sundy Avenue and Jake Pl… Read moreMore apartments approved for Aiken's northside
Claflin University students recently traveled from Orangeburg to tour the Savannah River Site in order to learn about the wide array of facilities and occupations found across the 310 square-mile U.S. Department of Energy environmental reservation. Read moreClaflin University students find potential careers by visiting SRS
Stanley Cup Final will end with a first-time NHL champion
Stanley isn’t just getting a tan
Stanley isn’t just getting a tan. He’s getting a new home. The Stanley Cup Final between the Vegas Golden Knights and Florida Panthers pits teams against each other who have never won the NHL championship. It’s the first time that has happened since 2018 when Vegas made it in its inaugural season before losing to Washington. While ratings aren't expected to be stellar, the series is a chance to for the league to show off its expansion beyond traditional hockey hotbeds. Game 1 is Saturday in Las Vegas. Read moreStanley Cup Final will end with a first-time NHL champion
Two-time NCAA individual champion Rose Zhang made an impressive debut on the LPGA Tour in the Mizuho Americas Open in the shadow of New York City. The 20-year-old from Stanford who has dominated women's amateur golf for more than two years shot a 2-under 70 on the Liberty National Golf Club. Zhang, whose 12 wins at Stanford were more than even Tiger Woods, announced she was turning pro last week. She is five shots off the lead held by Lauren Hartlage, who had a career-best 65. Aditi Ashok of India was second at 67. Read moreNCAA champ Zhang makes impressive LPGA Tour debut
That time of year that is full of pomp and circumstance is upon us again. Read moreColumn: Graduation ushers in life's next chapter