Authorities say "swatting" calls had targeted schools in counties across the state, including Beaufort, Charleston, Greenville, Horry and Richland. The calls appear to be part of a national surge in bogus active-shooter threats reported at schools across the country in the past month.
A Laurens Street building will be getting a facelift.
The Aiken Horse Park Foundation has received a $250,000 donation to its capital campaign, which is known as The Next Chapter.
Renovations are underway on a building at 106 Park Ave. S.W. in downtown Aiken that used to be the home of Aiken Office Supply.
Renovations are underway on a building at 106 Park Ave. S.W. in downtown Aiken that used to be the home of Aiken Office Supply. Read more
The non-revenue generating departments of Savannah River Mission Completion have a new home. 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
Madison Bumgarner lets his final few bullpen tosses fly with far more intensity than at first pitch
Madison Bumgarner lets his final few bullpen tosses fly with far more intensity than at first pitch. Atlanta ace Kyle Wright treats his last 10 or so warmups as if he’s already facing an opponent in the opening inning. Miami’s Jesús Luzardo takes a moment to briefly step off the rubber, remove his hat and breathe, then reminds himself it’s time to be competitive even with the practice throws. Around baseball, these focused approaches to preparation provide a glimpse into what it takes to shine on the mound. Read more
Phil Mickelson is now a member of the MENA Tour. It's part of a strategy by LIV Golf to get world ranking points this week at its Thailand tournament. The MENA Tour stands for Middle East and North Africa. It's been around since 2011 and has received Official World Golf Ranking points since 2016. But it hasn't played a tournament since early in the COVID-19 pandemic. The MENA Tour says in a news release that LIV Golf Invitational events will now be part of its tour schedule. It will be submitting LIV's 48-man field to the OWGR this week for approval. Read more
In a previous letter to the editor titled, “Nuclear Secrets Threaten Democracy,” published Sept. 27, the author claimed that special proprietary nuclear fuel enables our nuclear submarines to stay submerged indefinitely and be quieter (stealth) than our competitors. He then continued to make… Read more