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.
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
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
Aaron Judge has hit his 62nd home run of the season to break Roger Maris’ American League record
Aaron Judge has hit his 62nd home run of the season to break Roger Maris’ American League record. Judge hit a 1-1 slider from Texas right-hander Jesús Tinoco into the first couple of rows of seats in left field when leading off the second game of New York’s day-night doubleheader on Tuesday. The 30-year-old Judge had homered only once in his past 13 games. That was when he hit No. 61 in Toronto last Wednesday to match Maris. While Maris’ 61 for the Yankees in 1961 had been exceeded six times previously, all were tainted by the stench of steroids. That includes Barry Bonds' 73 for the the San Francisco Giants in 2001, though he has denied knowingly using performing-enhancing drugs. 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
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