"We came close to failing three times," U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham said of the dredging effort to give Charleston Harbor 52 feet of depth — from its former 45 feet — to keep the world's biggest containerships, fully loaded, bringing cargo to the port.
Former Johnston Mayor Terrence Culbreath died Sunday.
Project Pascalis has failed but the $75-million-plus economic development project continues to appear on Aiken Design Review Board, Aiken City…
Russian authorities have rejected a price cap on the country’s oil set by Ukraine’s Western supporters and are threatening to stop supplying the nations that endorsed it
Russian authorities have rejected a price cap on the country’s oil set by Ukraine’s Western supporters and are threatening to stop supplying the nations that endorsed it. Australia, Britain, Canada, Japan, the United States and the 27-nation European Union agreed Friday to cap what they would pay for Russian oil at $60-per-barrel. The limit is set to take effect Monday, along with an EU embargo on Russian oil shipped by sea. Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Saturday that Russia needs to analyze the situation before deciding on a specific response but that it would not accept the price ceiling. Russia’s permanent representative in Vienna warned, "From this year, Europe will live without Russian oil.” Read moreRussia rejects $60-a-barrel cap on its oil, warns of cutoffs
Local community residents can help Aiken pick design options for Smith-Hazel Park on Thursday evening. Read morePublic can vote on Smith-Hazel Recreation Center designs Thursday
Project Pascalis has failed but the $75-million-plus economic development project continues … Read moreHotel Aiken demolition back on Aiken Design Review Board agenda Tuesday
Former Johnston Mayor Terrence Culbreath died Sunday. Read moreFormer Johnston Mayor Terrence Culbreath dies at 39
A member of the South Carolina Senate representing most of Aiken County wants the Palmetto S… Read moreS.C. Sen. Tom Young looks to help South Carolina get tougher on fentanyl, gangs
Aiken County already has the Savannah River Site and the horse industry. It is also a destin… Read moreCounty Council Chair says Aiken County has 'pretty good' industrial future
U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C, could be one of 13 Republican senators to delay a final vote on a bill that would recommend fully funding the pit production facility at the Savannah River Site until until the Senate votes on an amendment ending the Department of Defense's COVID-19 vaccine m… Read moreU.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham, others look to end military vaccine mandate
Neymar scored a goal in his return from injury and Brazil beat South Korea 4-1 to advance to the quarterfinals of the World Cup
Neymar scored a goal in his return from injury and Brazil beat South Korea 4-1 to advance to the quarterfinals of the World Cup. Neymar converted a first-half penalty for his 76th goal with Brazil and move one shy of Pelé all-time scoring record with the national team. The 82-year-old Pelé said he was going to watch the match on television while hospitalized in Brazil to treat a respiratory infection. Vinícius Júnior, Richarlison and Lucas Paquetá also scored in the first half for Brazil. The Selecao has made it to the quarterfinals of the World Cup for the eighth straight time. Read moreBrazil, Croatia advance in World Cup
Viktor Hovland handled the sunshine in the air and the mud in the ground at the Hero World Challenge. He had 10 birdies in his round of 64. That gives him a three-shot lead over Masters champion Scottie Scheffler. Hovland is trying to join tournament host Tiger Woods as the only back-to-back winners of this holiday event. The big story Saturday was mud on the golf balls from the rain-soaked fairways earlier in the week. Cameron Young was in the lead when his good shot turned bad and led to bogey. He was five back with Justin Thomas. Read moreHovland has 64 in the sun and mud of Bahamas for 3-shot lead
The practice of reading has significant benefits for the young and the old. Reading the daily papers (as one example) can effectively stimulate brain cells, slowing down – or even stopping – mental decline. Read moreColumn: Beyond a doubt, reading is fundamental