The Aiken City Council gave the final approval for a proposal to build a 47,270 square foot specialty grocery store near the Village at Woodside Monday evening.
The Aiken City Council is expected to consider the proposal to build a 47,270 square foot specialty grocery store near the Village at Woodside for the second time.
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 betwe…
South Carolina's voters have spoken: The state will increase the amount of its rainy day funds.
Ballard Drive is no longer a dirt road, thanks in large part to Vicki Morris.
The Aiken City Council and Aiken Municipal Development Commission met in a joint executive session to discuss the failed Project Pascalis Monday evening.
Ed Girardeau made his return to the Aiken City Council on Monday evening.
A member of the Aiken Design Review Board continued to serve on the board for 10 months after he was automatically removed from the board by a provision in the city code.
An Aiken resident and historic preservationist is hoping that the failure of Project Pascalis will help return a building built by and used by African Americans during the segregation era in d…
One of the plaintiffs in a July lawsuit to stop Project Pascalis has called for Aiken Design Review Board Chairman McDonald Law and Vice Chairman John McMichael to resign.
GRANITEVILLE — By 2040, the number of vehicles per day on the already congested Bettis Academy Road is expected to more than double, from 12,700 currently on its busiest segment to nearly 30,0…
Are the Hotel Aiken and C.C. Johnson building being demolished by neglect?
Aiken may soon be able to sleep easier.
The Aiken City Council has taken back Newberry Street from the Project Pascalis developer.
A car wash could be coming to the intersection of Silver Bluff Road, Hitchcock Parkway and Pine Log Road.
More residential development could be coming to the northside of Aiken.
The new Graniteville residential collection and recycling center “is a model for garbage collection,” said Aiken County Council Chairman Gary Bunker.
The Aiken City Council could take the first step toward determining what to do with the $26.2 million the city received from South Carolina's $600 million settlement with the federal governmen…
More redevelopment could be coming to Whiskey Road in Aiken.
There wasn’t a lot of suspense about the outcomes of the four Aiken County Council races during Tuesday’s general election.
When the 125th session of the South Carolina General Assembly is gaveled into session on Tuesday, Jan. 10, S.C. Rep. Bill Hixon, R-North Augusta, will still be representing North Augusta and s…
The experiences of voters in Aiken County varied Tuesday as they cast their ballots in the general election. For some, the process was trouble-free. For others, there were difficulties.
The cost of outfitting North Augusta’s soon-to-be new Materials Recycling Facility will not only be fully covered by insurance proceeds but also will be a significantly cheaper endeavor, thanks to what one official called a “serendipitous” find at a local equipment dealer.
Editor's note: Check back with Aiken Standard for election results as this article will be updated throughout the day.
The city of North Augusta is nearly $788,000 richer now that the owner of almost a dozen delinquent properties at Riverside Village has paid the taxes on them, six months after the taxes were due.
When voters head to the polls next Tuesday, three races local to Aiken County will be contested.
A retail marketing consultant told those attending the Aiken Chamber of Commerce First Friday event that the population shifts that followed the COVID-19 pandemic make it easier to sell the st…
The individual members and staff of the Aiken Municipal Development Commission have argued that they should be dismissed from the lawsuit over Project Pascalis because they're not the proper p…
Over 10,000 Aiken County residents have already voted in the 2022 midterms.
Forty eight years after she was crowned the University of South Carolina's second African American homecoming queen, Aiken City Council member Gail Bush Diggs received the scepter traditionall…
Forty-eight years after she was crowned the University of South Carolina's homecoming queen, Aiken City Councilwoman Gail Bush Diggs will finally receive the scepter traditionally given to the…
The Aiken City Council ordinance that would have given a portion of Newberry Street to the Project Pascalis developer moved a step closer to cancelation Monday evening.
Two lawsuits filed over Aiken's Project Pascalis have been dismissed.
Early voting for the midterm elections began Monday morning in South Carolina and, shortly before 1 p.m., the line to vote early stretched out the door of the Aiken County Government Center.
The Nov. 8 general election will be the second consecutive general election that all South Carolina voters can cast their ballots early.
The Aiken County Planning Commission unanimously approved, with contingencies, Oct. 20 the plans for a subdivision near the busy Bettis Academy corridor in Graniteville.
Early voting for South Carolina residents beings Monday, Oct. 24.
The city of Aiken has an app that provides residents and visitors in what the city has to offer.
The Aiken City Council could begin to pick up the pieces from the failure of Project Pascalis on Monday evening.
Clay Killian had some progress to report Tuesday in the efforts to help Aiken County's Emergency Medical Services Department overcome a variety of ongoing challenges.
North Augusta's $50.3 million budget for next year easily passed its first reading on Oct. 17. So did a 2-mill increase in the city property tax. Other details? Public Safety gets a fraction of what it requested while capital projects are behind the larger mill increase.
The New Ellenton City Council now has a female majority.
More development could be coming to the southside of Aiken.
A member of the Aiken City Council will miss a few meetings as he recovers from a medical operation.
The Aiken City Council is set to meet for the first time since Project Pascalis was stopped.
Kimberly Williams is the first woman to serve as mayor of New Ellenton.
The city of Aiken will launch the 4Aiken channel on a streaming services.
Minority owned business was discussed during the Aiken Chamber of Commerce first Friday event.
City of Aiken could be preparing to sell the former Department of Public Safety headquarters on Laurens Street.
A Laurens Street building will be getting a facelift.
The non-revenue generating departments of Savannah River Mission Completion have a new home.