Shoppers celebrate Black Friday by shopping a local business.
Millbrook Baptist Church will include a Christmas outdoor lights walk through and indoor music presentation for the second weekend in December.
Just over 1 in 5 people in South Carolina have been vaccinated against the flu as the state faces down an early surge that is the worst start to flu season in a decade.
The holiday travel rush is already on, and it could spread out over more days than usual this year
The holiday travel rush is already on, and it could spread out over more days than usual this year. Travel experts say the ability of many people to work remotely is letting them take off early for Thanksgiving or return home later. Crowds are expected to rival those of 2019, the last Thanksgiving before the pandemic. The Transportation Security Administration screened more than 2.6 million travelers on Monday, surpassing the 2.5 million screened the Monday before Thanksgiving in 2019. AAA predicts that nearly 55 million people in the U.S. will travel at least 50 miles from home this week, an increase over last year and only 2% less than in 2019. Read moreThanksgiving travel rush is back with some new habits
When the annual Palmetto Bowl battle between the South Carolina Gamecocks and the Clemson Tigers kicks off at noon Saturday, the Aiken County state legislative delegation will be divided between the Gamecocks and the Tigers. Read morePalmetto Bowl between South Carolina and Clemson divides Aiken County state delegation
South Carolina's voters have spoken: The state will increase the amount of its rainy day funds. Read moreSouth Carolina voters approve rainy day fund increases
Ballard Drive is no longer a dirt road, thanks in large part to Vicki Morris. Read moreNo more dirt road: Persistence pays off in getting Ballard Drive paved
The Aiken City Council and Aiken Municipal Development Commission met in a joint executive s… Read moreAiken City Council, AMDC hold joint Project Pascalis executive session
Ed Girardeau made his return to the Aiken City Council on Monday evening. Read moreAiken City Councilman Ed Girardeau returns earlier than expected from kidney transplant
The Savannah River Site Retiree Association Resource Center has a temporary new home. Read moreSavannah River Site Retiree Association Resource Center moves to temporary new home
The United States has frustrated England in a 0-0 draw for its second consecutive draw in the World Cup
The United States has frustrated England in a 0-0 draw for its second consecutive draw in the World Cup. The result might not match the U.S.’ famous 1-0 win from the 1950 tournament, but it was the latest occasion in which the Americans have defied the odds against the Three Lions. England is still waiting for its first win in three World Cup matches against the U.S. after having drawn 1-1 in South Africa in 2010. Read moreU.S. frustrates England again at a World Cup in 0-0 draw
The PGA Tour referred to Rory McIlroy and Lydia Ko as golf royalty because they ruled the golf world this year. They had great years, no doubt. But neither won a major. And when it comes the PGA Tour, such a label dismisses Scottie Scheffler and ignores Cameron Smith. Both won more than McIlroy. Each won a major. What men's golf had this year was three great years by three players. What makes McIlroy stand out is winning the points title on two tours. And mostly it's for his strong voice of support for the PGA Tour in its fight with LIV Golf. Read moreColumn: 3 great years in golf, 2 of them already forgotten
You've probably heard it said that elections have consequences. But what are the consequences of the 2022 midterm elections? First, let's look at what happened. The Democrats retained a one- or two-vote majority in the U.S. Senate, and the Republicans gained a six- to nine-vote majority in t… Read moreColumn: What are the consequences of this year's election?