Members of Adath Yeshurun, Aiken's synagogue, are marking the first days of the Jewish year and getting better acquainted with their rabbi this week, with Spencer Mandell spending several days away from his studies to help lead the celebration of Rosh Hashanah.
After 20 years of business, the Antique Emporium in downtown Aiken has closed. According to Antique Emporium store owner Beverly Brown-Huff, i…
The Overflow Foundation held a music and mocktails event to raise awareness about suicide and mental health in the community.
The Republican members of the Aiken County delegation could split on a bill that would further restrict abortion access in South Carolina.
State regulators began hearings Tuesday on Georgia Power Co.’s request to raise rates by 12% over the next three years
State regulators began hearings Tuesday on Georgia Power Co.’s request to raise rates by 12% over the next three years. The hearings are likely to see clashes over how much profit the utility should earn and how much solar panel owners should be paid. The five members of the Public Service Commission are scheduled to decide in December on the company’s request for a cumulative $2.9 billion more beginning in January. Changes are likely before any vote. A residential customer could pay nearly $200 a year more for power by 2025 under the plan. Costs for the Vogtle nuclear plant and fuel are likely to drive up rates even in coming years. Read more
The plans to construct a 47,000 square foot grocery store near the intersection of Silver Bluff Road and the entrance to the Village at Woodside got the first of two approvals from the Aiken City Council on Monday evening. Read more
Aiken County’s emergency medical services woes and possible solutions were hot topics Tuesda… Read more
S.C. Rep. Melissa Oremus, R-Graniteville, and another Republican woman in the South Carolina… Read more
The North Augusta Greeneway got the city's full support this week for a nearly quarter-mile extension that will bring it that much closer to connecting with 150 acres of land that's been awaiting some Parks and Rec attention since at least 2019. Read more
The Aiken County Emergency Medical Services Department is continuing to struggle to provide … Read more
A Savannah River Site building that produced the plutonium used for NASA's Galileo, Ulysses and Cassini spacecraft is set to be decommissioned. Read more
It was hard not to think about Saudi-funded LIV Golf at the Presidents Cup. Not because the disruption cost the International team at least four players. LIV Golf's slogan is “Golf, But Louder.” That comes naturally at an event like the Presidents Cup. And it's even louder at the Ryder Cup. Nothing is more entertaining than team golf once a year. So even though the Americans won for the ninth straight time, no big fixes are needed for the Presidents Cup. It's a stage for world-class players, and it can be exciting, even those moments were lacking this time. Read more
During one of Biden’s latest rants he escalated his hate and vile by calling MAGA (Make America Great Again) supporters, or anyone who believes in the America First agenda, a “semi-fascist”. I guess that would also apply to any Democrat who believes in our Constitution with freedom and prosp… Read more