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.
One way to find a good hamburger in our part of the world is to walk into a pool parlor.
Editor's note: To celebrate National Newspaper Week, the Aiken Standard is spotlighting employees with 25 or more years of service.
The 25th Annual Silent Witness Ceremony was held in Columbia Tuesday morning to honor victims of domestic violence.
Three prime parcels of undeveloped real estate near the Aiken Horse Park Foundation’s Bruce’s Field have changed hands. 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