As authorities in Florida try to reach people who have been trapped by floodwaters or isolated on barrier islands since Hurricane Ian came ashore last week, concerned members of the public have been springing into action to aid the official rescue efforts. One such group, Project Dynamo, has rescued more than 20 people, many of them elderly residents who became cut off when the Category 4 storm washed away a bridge connecting the Florida mainland with Sanibel Island, a crescent-shaped sliver of sand popular with tourists that was home to about 7,000 residents. Others have joined in the rescue efforts, using boats, paddleboards, jet skis and other resources to find people stranded by floodwaters or cut off by damage.
Project Pascalis may have been stopped two weeks before the Aiken Municipal Development Commission voted to stop the project on Thursday.
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U.S. Sen. Tim Scott, R-S.C., implied Monday that Vice President Kamala Harris's call for equity in hurricane relief was racist.
Three prime parcels of undeveloped real estate near the Aiken Horse Park Foundation’s Bruce’s Field have changed hands. Read more
U.S. Sen. Tim Scott, R-S.C., implied Monday that Vice President Kamala Harris's call for equity in hurricane relief was racist. 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
Members of the Aiken Municipal Development Commission said Friday that downtown redevelopmen… Read more
Project Pascalis has been stopped but downtown redevelopment isn’t over. Read more
A Savannah River Site building that produced the plutonium used for NASA's Galileo, Ulysses and Cassini spacecraft is set to be decommissioned. Read more
NASCAR’s beleaguered new car made it out of Talladega Superspeedway in the cleanest race yet of this year’s playoffs
NASCAR’s beleaguered new car made it out of Talladega Superspeedway in the cleanest race yet of this year’s playoffs. It did little to quell the safety concerns surrounding the Next Gen car that debuted this season. The first four playoff races were a marred by car fires, broken parts and blown tires. Two drivers were sidelined by concussions. NASCAR will crash test some new ideas this week in Ohio, then meet with the team owners and drivers at the end of the week. Read more
Mackenzie Hughes has won the Sanderson Farms Championship with a birdie on the second playoff hole against Sepp Straka. It was the third time for Hughes to play the 18th, and the Canadian finally came through. In regulation, Hughes had to two-putt for par from 100 feet behind the green. On the 18th in the first playoff hole, he had to save par from a bunker. The third time around, he drilled his approach to 8 feet and made the putt. He shot 69. Straka closed with a 67. Hughes now has two PGA Tour wins, both in playoffs. Read more
None of us have answers to all questions out there. I want you to know that I try to be sincere and live for God. I never wanted to be a hypocrite but find along the way I let God and Jesus down. I rectified my mistakes and confessed my sins according to 1 John 1:9. My desire in sending lett… Read more