The first day of school in Aiken County was Aug. 31 and many families chose to have their children participate in virtual school from home rather than going back in person.
The Aiken County Board of Education will receive a COVID-19 update at the next board meeting on Tuesday evening.
Ticket sales for middle and high school sports programs are going contactless in the Aiken County Public School District.
When the state's COVID-19 contact tracing program struggled as hundreds of daily cases began being reported in South Carolina, a local university decided to take contact tracing into its own hands.
The Aiken County Public School District promoted two employees to director roles this month.
The number of COVID-19 cases associated with schools rose by 118 since Tuesday's report, according to Friday's data from the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control.
Five physical education teachers in the Aiken County Public School District were surprised with new gear and gift cards from Academy Sports + Outdoors on Friday.
USC Aiken's leadership addressed many concerned and frustrated students during a town hall meeting Thursday – many of whom showed up as part of a pro-Black Lives Matter demonstration.
Students in Aiken County Public Schools can eat school meals for free this fall thanks to a waiver from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
The Aiken County Public School District reported 18 new cases of COVID-19 among staff and students between Sept. 6-12.
Penny sales tax collections, which are used for school building projects, amounted to over $2.6 million more than projected during fiscal year 2020.
Teachers and community members called for expanded career and technology offerings and a new school building at Wagener-Salley High School on Tuesday evening.
Fall enrollment is down at Aiken Technical College, but college officials are hoping for a strong spring semester.
USC Aiken is turning to virtual events for Constitution Day this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control reported 275 cases of COVID-19 among South Carolina's students, nearly double the number reported last Tuesday.
University of South Carolina Aiken officials said they are taking personnel action after head baseball coach Kenny Thomas' online comments regarding Black Lives Matter sparked some community b…
The Aiken County Board of Education will hold a town hall meeting to answer questions from the community Tuesday evening in the Wagener-Salley High School auditorium.
USC Aiken has been nationally ranked among the best colleges in the region for the 23rd time.
After the COVID-19 pandemic put a big dent in their fundraising activities, one state nonprofit is turning to social media for help.
To provide an innovative solution supporting Aiken County Public School District students’ return to school, the Aiken County Branch of the NAACP delivered 50 mobile hotspots to North Aiken El…
More than 100 families drove around the East Aiken School of the Arts parking lot for the school's drive-thru welcome back parade Friday.
The South Carolina Department of Social Services has seen a significant drop in abuse reports for both children and vulnerable adults during the COVID-19 pandemic, and state officials believe …
The Aiken County Board of Education voted unanimously to postpone the start date for five-day in-person instruction in elementary schools and special education classes until October or later.
Keeping up with school during a pandemic can be a challenge, and one group of Aiken teenagers is working to help with the burden.
After a recommendation from the Back-to-School Advisory Committee, the Aiken County Board of Education will have a special called meeting Friday
The University of South Carolina Aiken will be hosting International Observe the Moon Night this September at the Ruth Patrick Science Education Center.
Six Aiken County schools have reported COVID-19 cases among students and staff, according to the latest data from the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control.
The Aiken County Public School District has dealt with some growing pains as families begin using the few thousand free internet hotspots for virtual learning.
The Aiken County Board of Education will meet after next Tuesday's town hall to discuss the planned Sept. 21 return to five-day, in-person classes in elementary schools and special education classes.
The Aiken County Board of Education will vote to approve several grants and donations for schools at its Tuesday meeting, the first since the school year began last week.
This year's first week of school was an unusual one for Aiken County families.
More than 150 people with COVID-19 have attended school or school-sponsored activities during their infectious period in South Carolina, according to the S.C. Department of Health and Environm…
The Aiken County Public School District reported 11 positive cases of COVID-19 among students and employees this week.
Aiken Scholars Academy has entered its third school year, and as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect South Carolina, the year is an unusual one.
Clearwater Elementary School opened its doors for in-person classes for its second cohort of students on Wednesday.
Schools across Aiken County welcomed the second cohort of students back as classes began on Wednesday.
Schools across Aiken County welcomed the second cohort of students back as classes began Wednesday, and principals say students are following COVID-19 protocols.
East Aiken School of the Arts welcomed a second group of students for their first day of school on Sept. 2.
Police are urging drivers to use extra caution on the roads as the Aiken County Public School District students head back to class.
Today is the first day of school in the Aiken County Public School District.
Greendale Elementary School had its first day of school for the 2020-2021 school year on Aug. 31 in New Ellenton.
Principals at multiple Aiken County schools said the first day of school went smoothly despite new the rules and procedures due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Students at Warrenville Elementary returned to school on Monday morning. Students wore masks as they entered the school building.
Monday is the first day of school in the Aiken County Public School District. This year is an unusual one, with the COVID-19 pandemic causing sweeping changes to scheduling, cleaning procedure…
Parents and guardians in the Aiken County Public School District can order school meals for their children's virtual learning days in advance.
Parents have until Sept. 4 to register for Quest Zone, the on-site after-school program at many Aiken County Public School District elementary and middle schools.
Second Baptist Christian Preparatory School, a private school in Aiken, started the 2020-2021 school year Monday with new procedures and precautions due to COVID-19.
East Aiken School of the Arts received a much-appreciated delivery from the United Way of Aiken County on Thursday morning.
USC Aiken's 35th annual STEM event for K-12 students will be different this year.
Horse Creek Academy has closed and will move to online learning for at least two days after reports of coronavirus symptoms among students and staff.