Editor's note: This article has been updated to correct the name of one of the victims, J.C. Watson.
Editor's note: We Are Aiken County is a series of articles that will run through Feb. 26. It celebrates people, places and events that shaped …
Alex Murdaugh wasn’t crying when officers arrived at his Colleton County hunting property on the June 2021 evening his wife and son were shot to death, first responders testified Jan. 26 in his murder trial. Nor did Murdaugh appear to be covered in blood, though he had told dispatchers he had touched Maggie and Paul Murdaugh’s bodies while checking for signs of life, those officers said.
The Aiken Standard is hosting a free Senior Health & Life Expo on March 9. Attendees will have the opportunity to learn about estate plann…
The U.S. economy expanded at a 2.9% annual pace from October through December, ending 2022 with momentum despite the pressure of high interest rates and widespread fears of a looming recession
The U.S. economy expanded at a 2.9% annual pace from October through December, ending 2022 with momentum despite the pressure of high interest rates and widespread fears of a looming recession. Thursday’s government estimate showed that the nation’s gross domestic product — the broadest gauge of economic output — decelerated last quarter from the 3.2% annual growth rate it had posted from July through September. Most economists think the economy will slow further in the current quarter and slide into at least a mild recession by midyear. The economy got a boost last quarter from resilient consumer spending and the restocking of supplies by businesses. Federal government spending also helped lift GDP. Read moreU.S. economy slowed but still grew at 2.9% rate last quarter
Aiken honored the man credited with helping transform The Alley in downtown Aiken and the former leader of Helping Hands. Read moreSam Erb, Carmen Landy receive Aiken Awards from city
Aiken's potential new plans for the properties that were to be included in Project Pascalis … Read morePlans to build Savannah River National Laboratory workforce center in downtown Aiken draw mostly praise
Another bridge across the Norfolk Southern-owned railway through downtown Aiken has been clo… Read moreAnother downtown Aiken bridge closed due to structural issues
Aiken's newest potential plans for the properties that were to be included in Project Pascal… Read moreSavannah River National Lab could establish workforce center on Project Pascalis properties
U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., visited Ukraine on Friday and called for NATO allies to pr… Read moreGraham calls on U.S., Germany to send tanks to Ukraine
Through strategic enterprise-wide commodity agreements, shared procurement tools and Savannah River Nuclear Solutions innovation, SRNS has saved more than $124 million over the last six years. During FY22 alone, SRNS, the Department of Energy Environmental Management management and operation… Read moreSRNS procurement practices saves more than $100 million
Jon Rahm made an impressive charge up the leaderboard on his favorite course with a 6-under 66 at Torrey Pines to pull within two shots of leader Sam Ryder after the third round of the Farmers Insurance Open. Ranked No. 3 in the world, Rahm is one round away from his third win in as many starts and taking over at No. 1 for the first time since March 20. He began Friday at 4 under and tied for 14th, and moved into sole possession of second place after an eagle on the par-5 ninth hole. Ryder shot a steady 72 to remain at 12 under par through 54 holes. Read moreRahm 2 back of Ryder at Torrey in bid for 3rd straight win