The arrival of this year's Masters Tournament brings with it a new opportunity for area golf enthusiasts.
A major anniversary in U.S. military history helped set the stage for a Wednesday ceremony at Aiken County Veterans Memorial Park, with dozens…
In addition to the Danny Greene case and other cold cases, police are jugging the task of daily while trying to solve longer-term cases to bring a family closure.
As part of Aiken Symphony Orchestra’s continued commitment to education outreach, the group brought internationally acclaimed Danish cellist …
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More Americans file for jobless claims; layoffs remain low
U.S. applications for jobless benefits rose last week but remain at historically low levels despite the Federal Reserve’s efforts to cool the economy and job market in its fight against inflation
U.S. applications for jobless benefits rose last week but remain at historically low levels despite the Federal Reserve’s efforts to cool the economy and job market in its fight against inflation. Jobless claims in the U.S. for the week ending March 25 rose by 7,000 to 198,000 from the previous week, the Labor Department said Thursday. The four-week moving average of claims, which evens out some of the week-to-week fluctuations, rose by 2,000 to 198,250, remaining below the 200,000 threshold for the tenth straight week. Applications for unemployment benefits are broadly seen reflective of the number of layoffs in the U.S. Read moreMore Americans file for jobless claims; layoffs remain low
The future of the old Aiken County Hospital remains in limbo. Read moreNo bids received for old Aiken County Hospital
A bill sponsored by a member of Aiken County's delegation to the South Carolina House of Rep… Read moreGOP presidential hopeful Vivek Ramaswamy testifies in favor of Bill Taylor's anti-ESG bill
South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson said Tuesday afternoon it took prosecutors and i… Read moreAlan Wilson says it took 10 months to access key Alex Murdaugh murder trial video
The Aiken Municipal Development Commission is on its last legs. Read moreAiken City Council moves one step away from dissolving Aiken Municipal Development Commission
When a visitor arrives at the home of Eric and Erin Edwards, he could be forgiven for thinki… Read moreAiken couple looks to bring pinball arcade to city's downtown
Construction of the Advanced Manufacturing Collaborative at USC Aiken will finally begin soon. Read moreAdvanced Manufacturing Collaborative construction at USC Aiken to begin soon
Up next for unbeaten South Carolina is Clark and Iowa
South Carolina and Iowa will meet in one of the most highly anticipated Final Four matchups in women's basketball history
South Carolina and Iowa will meet in one of the most highly anticipated Final Four matchups in women's basketball history. The undefeated Gamecocks are looking to become the 10th team to go through a season unbeaten and the first to repeat as champions since UConn won four in a row from 2013 through 2016. To get to the NCAA Tournament title game, Dawn Staley's squad will have to slow down dynamic guard Caitlin Clark, who has Iowa back in the national semifinals for the first time in 30 years. Read moreUp next for unbeaten South Carolina is Clark and Iowa
EVANS -- Anna Davis was determined to have a good day Thursday in the second round of the Augusta National Women's Amateur. Read moreDefending ANWA champ Davis can't overcome 1st-round miscues
First define what’s to be solved. To reduce school shootings, improving school security might be the answer. Reducing overall gun deaths requires a different approach. Read moreLetter: Several ideas to reduce gun violence