One of the most prominent educators in Aiken County's history was the subject of a tribute Saturday afternoon at Friendship Baptist Church, as more than 200 local residents and visitors gathered to salute the memory of Martha Schofield, largely known as the namesake of Schofield Middle School.
A slice of life from 1865 is at the heart of one of Aiken County’s most popular annual events, with the vicinity of Powell Pond Road getting thousands of visitors for the Battle of Aiken reenactment.
USC Aiken has a $248.8 million economic output in Aiken County according to an economic impact analysis presented at the Greater Aiken Chamber…
For nearly a year, the Federal Reserve has been on a mission to cool down the job market to help curb the nation’s worst inflation bout in four decades
For nearly a year, the Federal Reserve has been on a mission to cool down the job market to help curb the nation’s worst inflation bout in four decades. The job market hasn’t been cooperating. Consider what happened in January: The government reported Friday that employers added a sizzling 517,000 jobs last month and that the unemployment rate dipped to 3.4%, the lowest level since 1969. The job gain was so large it left economists scratching their heads and wondering why the Fed’s aggressive interest rate hikes haven’t slowed hiring at a time when many foresee a recession nearing. Read moreA surprising burst of US hiring in January: 517,000 jobs
An Aiken man has accused an Aiken County deputy of violating his Fourth Amendment rights, falsely imprisoning him, falsely arresting him, assaulting him, committing a battery against him and using excessive force against him during a Feb. 11, 2021 encounter in Graniteville. Read moreAiken County man sues sheriff, deputy after being tased during 2021 encounter
Monday evening the public has an opportunity to offer feedback on the proposed plan to buil… Read moreInformational and public input session scheduled for Aiken's new downtown redevelopment plan
Aiken County's representative in the U.S. House of Representatives will serve on Donald Trum… Read moreJoe Wilson named to Donald Trump's 2024 South Carolina leadership team
The city of Aiken is asking for an appeal filed challenging plans to construct a grocery sto… Read moreCity of Aiken says Silver Bluff Road grocery store and shopping center appeal should be dismissed or denied
Eight motions made by defendants in the July 5 lawsuit filed to stop Project Pascalis are se… Read moreEight Project Pascalis lawsuit motions to be heard March 1
Monday evening the public has an opportunity to offer feedback on the proposed plan to build a Savannah River National Laboratory workforce development center in the block surrounded by Richland Avenue, Laurens and Newberry Streets and Park Avenue. Read moreInformational and public input session scheduled for Aiken's new downtown redevelopment plan
Strong wind has stopped play in the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am. That means a Monday finish with no amateurs. Peter Malnati is atop the leaderboard at 12-under par. Keith Mitchell and Joseph Bramlett were two behind. Mitchell faced the strongest wind on the worst part of Pebble Beach along the ocean. He made it through and then the horn sounded to stop play. The culprit was Monterey Peninsula. Officials say two holes are so exposed that golf balls were blowing around on the green. Once play stops at one course, it has to stop on all three. Read moreStrong wind suspends third round at Pebble Beach