The Biden administration and South Carolina officials early this week urged people not to stockpile gas in the wake of the Colonial Pipeline ransomware attack, stressing that panicked purchase…
A Warrenville man has been charged with five counts of sexual exploitation of a minor in the third degree.
The management of some Aiken Airbnbs secretly recorded women who paid to stay there, allegations that the S.C. Law Enforcement Division is looking into, according to three separate lawsuits re…
Aiken County Sheriff Michael Hunt spoke about his desire to add four new employees to his staff to investigate gangs locally during Aiken County Council’s Budget Work Session on Tuesday at the…
Masks will still be required in schools until the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control releases an opt-out form for parents and guardians, Superintendent King Laurence said at T…
Mayor Rick Osbon will be serving the children and families of Aiken in a new capacity on Monday when he joins over 50 other local celebrities who’ll be wearing bright yellow and waiting tables…
Gasoline was in short supply Tuesday in Aiken and surrounding areas as stations began to run out of fuel in the aftermath of the Colonial Pipeline shutdown.
The city of Aiken is expecting to receive its first tranche of coronavirus relief money in the coming weeks, teeing up a public debate about how the one-time funds should be spent.
The Aiken City Council on Monday night preliminarily approved an ordinance to maintain the city’s current millage rate, a measure used to calculate local property taxes.
The Aiken City Council on Monday preliminarily approved the city's fiscal year 2021-22 budget, not including a proposed increase in water and sewer rates.
Big plans are in place to help mark the sesquicentennial of Aiken County's establishment, and the Aiken County Historical Museum, at 433 Newberry St. S.E., is at the center of the action this week.
Only three out of every 100 Americans donate blood, according to the American Red Cross.
For the first time, the Future City Finals Competition went out of this world, challenging middle-school students to design and build a model future city on the moon.
After a fall marketing campaign designed to showcase Aiken, the city has seen an uptick in downtown visitation and new highs for the hospitality tax.
A blessing of Campbell Glenn Garonzik and Mark Garonzik’s marriage was held March 27 at the Aiken Training Track.
Bill and Jennifer Tiszai, owners of Cold Creek Nurseries, returned from a trip to Guanajuato, Mexico, with a collection of traditional majolica ceramics. Artist Gorky Gonzalez created pieces f…
Story Time in the Gardens, one of Aiken's springtime traditions, is a time for families to bring their children out and hear a few books read aloud.
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One local family has five kids, four dogs, three cats, two snakes and a chameleon, all in the same household. They affectionately call themselves the "Garland Zoo."
This month, Friends of the Animal Shelter and the Aiken County Animal Shelter are giving a 50-pound bag of Diamond dog food to everyone who adopts a dog that weighs over 50 pounds.
For years, Aiken County Public Schools have honored students for academics, the arts, athletics and attendance.
The City of Aiken celebrated National Train Day on Saturday with a family friendly festival at the Aiken Visitors Center and Train Museum.
The Aiken City Council will review on Monday the city’s proposed fiscal year 2021-22 budget, including a suggested rate increase for water and sewer services.
Memorial Day in Aiken will be marked downtown – two days early – with a full-scale parade again this year, following the trimmed-down version of 2020.
COUCHTON — Abundant space and newer equipment may be on the minds of Couchton's firemen in the months ahead, as plans proceed for construction of the fire department's new headquarters.
A Wagener woman was killed and her two daughters were seriously hurt in a Friday afternoon crash in Aiken County.
After a yearlong hiatus, the Aiken Charity Horse Shows are back, with hundreds of hunters and jumpers scheduled to compete this month.
Not many people can say they've spent over half a century teaching children. One Aiken teacher was recognized by the S.C. House of Representatives Friday for doing just that.
A cleanup technology is expected to reduce radioactive iodine-129 found in soil and groundwater near the center of the Savannah River Site to levels well below regulatory limits.
Starting next week, Aiken Regional Medical Centers will further lessen its restrictions on visitation.
The Aiken City Council on May 5 rescinded a citywide coronavirus mask mandate, effectively letting businesses, property owners and individuals decide when and where – or if – masks should be worn.
Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm at a Thursday budget hearing endorsed a plan to craft nuclear weapon cores in both South Carolina and New Mexico, a vote of confidence as the multibillion-do…
Citing worker shortages in the state, Gov. Henry McMaster has asked that South Carolina stop participating in all federal pandemic-related unemployment programs, including weekly $300 payments.
On a sunny afternoon in downtown Aiken, a few dozen residents gathered in front of the SRP Federal Credit Union to come before God in prayer on the 70th National Day of Prayer.
Aiken Senior Life Services, a nonprofit organization that provides meals, transportation and social interaction to older adults in Aiken County has partnered with Meals on Wheels America to se…
The Aiken County Public School District announced its 2021-22 Stars of Public Education honorees, including Teachers of the Year, First Year Teachers of the Year, Giving Even More winners, Ass…
Passersby may have noticed the old Long John Silvers building on Richland Avenue in Aiken is no longer standing.
Funds owed to the City of North Augusta were paid last week, bringing relief after almost a year of concerns that a financial “backstop” instituted by the city wasn’t working.
The Senior Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program, which assists low-income seniors with their produce needs, returns to Aiken County this summer.
The class of 2021 at USC Aiken raised a toast one last time to their alma mater at Wednesday's spring commencement ceremonies.
Final preparations are underway for the debut of the new Food Lion in Warrenville.
The Aiken City Council on Wednesday night decided to nix its citywide mask mandate, citing demonstrable progress in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic, among other factors.
A second man has been arrested in connection to the fatal shooting of an 18-year-old in Aiken last week.
A man has been arrested in connection to a brawl that occurred during a youth basketball game at Riverview Park in North Augusta on Saturday.
Now is the time to vote for your favorite Aiken County business as online voting has begun for the 2021 Aiken's Choice awards.
Aiken Technical College graduates celebrated the completion of their associate's degrees, certificates and diplomas after a challenging year of COVID-19 at Tuesday's commencement ceremony.
Aiken County Council has begun the annual process of working out the details for and finalizing a financial plan for the county.
Six area high school students won scholarships resulting from their winning entries in the 2021 Citizens for Nuclear Technology Awareness High School Essay Contest. Three students won $1,000 a…
April was National Child Abuse Prevention Month. This month recognized the importance of families and communities working together to prevent child abuse and neglect. Over the last two years, …
After being canceled last year because of the novel coronavirus pandemic, the Aiken Charity Horse Shows are returning to the Aiken Horse Park Foundation’s Bruce’s Field.