Making home improvements have been more popular than ever now, and several local businesses services the Aiken area expressed how the pandemic has affected them.
The Aiken Standard's annual Spring Home and Garden Show is back this year after a one-year hiatus.
A potentially huge commercial development endeavor in Aiken known as Project Pascalis seemingly involves property in the downtown area.
A new manufacturing company will soon be coming to Aiken County.
WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden wants Congress to know he's sincere about cutting a deal on infrastructure, but Republican lawmakers have deep-seated doubts about the scope of his proposed pa…
Local farmers with crops in the field got an unwelcome surprise as April arrived, with a cold front rolling through the Aiken-Augusta area, but crop damage was reportedly minimal, and some roa…
When the pandemic hit over a year ago, Shoppe 3130 owners Jenny and Jesse Elliott shifted into overtime revamping their website and determining the best way to make things work out, even with …
The city of Aiken has embraced a strategic economic action plan that establishes a potential roadmap for improving the city .
With the Masters Tournament in full swing and the pandemic raging on, the Aiken Regional Airport is expecting more traffic, though not as much as it saw in 2019.
Masters Week, traditionally a time when the economy booms in Aiken, hasn’t been the same here since the novel coronavirus pandemic began.
Both of Bridgestone's Aiken County tire plants recently held a two-day COVID-19 vaccination event that had a financial benefit for employees who participated.
No companies based in the greater Aiken and Savannah River Site area formally pursued a contract to design and build the Advanced Manufacturing Collaborative, a futuristic footprint planned fo…
The Aiken Standard's annual Spring Home and Garden Show is returning April 16 and 17.
Half of a 60,000-square-foot office building in downtown North Augusta is available for lease, according to a local real estate listing.
After operating in downtown Aiken for over 60 years, True Value Hardware and Appliance will soon be closing its doors.
The restructuring of Charleston-based Evening Post Industries is expected to be completed by Sept. 30.
Aiken moviegoers won't have to leave town for big screens and buttery popcorn later this spring.
The RE/MAX Tattersall Group soon will have a new home in downtown Aiken.
The Aiken City Council in March unanimously approved a budget amendment funding the Aiken Municipal Development Commission, effectively giving the panel seed money.
The Department of Energy’s cleanup office on Thursday picked an Idaho-based contractor to design and construct the Advanced Manufacturing Collaborative, a facility at USC Aiken that has been p…
A large building where multiple businesses are located in The Alley in downtown Aiken has changed hands, according to Aiken County land records.
Volunteers with the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program are gearing up for the final weeks of the free tax assistance program in Aiken.
Officials at the Savannah River National Laboratory at the Savannah River Site expect to hire about 200 new people every year through 2026, a sign of gradual growth as the lab begins operating…
For Aiken businesses that have struggled because of disruptions caused by the novel coronavirus pandemic, the ability to adapt to change has been the key to survival.
A couple that sold a historic home in Aiken, along with a parcel of land nearby, for a seven-figure price has taken legal action against the buyer, claiming that he has defaulted on a loan.
Chick-fil-A hosted a pop-up event near Exit 5 in North Augusta selling some of its popular items on Thursday afternoon.
A certificate of need has been issued for Aiken Regional Medical Centers’ proposed freestanding emergency room in North Augusta but not before a legal challenge from another local health care …
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Plans are in place – and demolition is underway – to turn one of Aiken's most prominent business locations into an oil-change business, with a major focus on fast, first-class customer service.
A property with 170-plus years worth of history to tell is soon to take on a new role, having shifted from plantation to dairy to, soon, a mixed-use subdivision with housing, stores, a biergar…
A property with 170-plus years worth of history to tell is soon to take on a new role, having shifted from plantation to dairy to, soon, subdivision.
It’s something that has been stated publicly before, but Aiken Mayor Rick Osbon reminded the Rotary Club of Aiken on Monday what he and other local leaders are expecting from the landmark $600…
An establishment that will offer food, billiards and brew, according to its sign, is scheduled to open soon on Aiken’s Northside in what used to be the home of a Save-A-Lot grocery store.
The Aiken Chamber of Commerce, with the help of partners, has launched a campaign that’ll shine a positive virtual spotlight on food and beverage businesses.
A hotel on Aiken’s Southside has changed hands.
Americans will be getting extra time to prepare their taxes. The Internal Revenue Service says it's delaying the traditional tax filing deadline from April 15 until May 17.
The Aiken Municipal Development Commission on Wednesday night authorized its chairman and the city’s development director to negotiate and execute, when the time comes, a cost-sharing agreemen…
A business and retail hub on Aiken’s Northside was sold recently for $6.25 million.
A lengthy economic development discussion between Aiken City Council members on Monday night kept returning to the same concept: how neighborhood-level improvements could spur great growth.
The cities of Aiken and North Augusta are, respectively, anticipating millions of dollars in coronavirus relief money stemming from the American Rescue Plan recently signed by President Joe Biden.
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A three-story apartment complex for older adults has been pitched for undeveloped land along bustling Whiskey Road in Aiken.
Teaching and learning has looked very different during the pandemic as students have taken on the challenge of learning virtually from kitchen tables, home offices, public libraries and everyt…
A sizable new neighborhood has been proposed for land along Chukker Creek Road, between busy Whiskey Road and the nearby elementary school.
While the garden has been at rest, Cold Creek Nurseries has spent the winter months working on a fresh new look. The store boasts a new coat of paint outside and a fresh redesign inside.
The Aiken Planning Commission on Tuesday advanced a request for city water for a proposed landscaping outlet and related storage area along East Pine Log Road.
JACKSON — Several microbiology students based at USC Aiken had chickens and farm dogs in their "classroom" atmosphere on the morning of March 1, as they got an introduction to one of the area'…
Janny Bijas, who co-owned and operated two of downtown Aiken’s most popular restaurants, died Tuesday. He was 64.
The Department of Energy’s award of a $1 billion paramilitary security contract at the Savannah River Site has been protested, slamming the brakes on the prospective transition process.
Aiken City Council on Wednesday cheered the work of the Aiken Municipal Development Commission, which recently crafted and made available an intricate-but-familiar strategy for local economic …