Arrest warrants released by the Aiken County Sheriff's Office detail numerous injuries caused by gunfire during a shooting at an Aiken nightclub last year which resulted in the death of a man.
For the first time, Emergency Management and its liquid waste contractor at the Savannah River Site have removed columns that are filled with cesium in a demonstration project designed to acce…
South Carolina health authorities confirmed 111 COVID-19 cases and two coronavirus-related deaths in Aiken County on Sunday.
Country trio Chapel Hart returns to Rose Hill in Aiken for a weekend of performances.
For years, a local nonprofit has worked to educate the masses and dispel rumors and misconceptions about all things nuclear, a critical mission in light of Aiken County’s intimate relationship…
A transition in the ownership and operation of Cold Creek Nurseries has been taking place quietly on Hitchcock Parkway in Aiken.
A local effort has made COVID-19 vaccinations available to Aiken County's law enforcement and other first responders.
Two minutes. Weeks of learning, building and practicing come down to two minutes. Small robots, controlled by teenagers, compete to score the most points in a game that changes every year. Eve…
More than 2,500 Aiken Innovate students will leave the all-virtual program and return to face-to-face classes Monday, dropping the program's enrollment by about 41%.
South Carolina health authorities confirmed 67 COVID-19 cases and one coronavirus-related death in Aiken County on Saturday.
A ribbon-cutting event was held Saturday morning at Stable View to commemorate the opening of the facility's new Atwood Arena.
The Aiken City Council is poised to finalize the annexation of Generations Park on Monday.
The Savannah River Site Citizens Advisory Board will meet for the first time in 2021 on Monday.
President Joe Biden's newly confirmed secretary of defense at a hearing this week did not decisively back the National Nuclear Security Administration’s proposed two-site plutonium pit product…
Two public meetings have been scheduled to discuss the environmental review process for the Surplus Plutonium Disposition program, an alternative to the nixed Mixed Oxide Fuel Fabrication Faci…
Out of the record-breaking 1,273 quarantines logged in the Aiken County Public School District last week, 649 were elementary school students.
A Graniteville man is facing multiple charges for reportedly possessing and distributing child sexual abuse materials.
Two South Carolina senators are calling on the governor to name a COVID-19 logistics director for the state.
The usual celebration of Earth Day in Aiken has been canceled this year in favor of next, with some festivities shifting online.
The North Augusta Planning Commission approved two major project requests, including a new QuikTrip gas station and 178 new townhomes on Jan. 21.
The city of Aiken’s councils, commissions and boards will move meetings online, again, as the coronavirus continues to wrack Aiken County and the state, more broadly.
COVID-19 won’t stop the $50,000 LiftMaster Grand Prix Eventing showcase from being held this year.
S.C. Gov. Henry McMaster was in Aiken on Thursday afternoon to tour two of Aiken's COVID-19 vaccination clinics.
Doctors Care announced plans Thursday for residents to schedule their second COVID-19 vaccine shot at the company's facilities.
Members of the Aiken County Board of Education will meet for a board workshop Saturday morning at a special called meeting.
North Augusta police are seeking to locate a person of interest in the ongoing investigation of a fatal shooting at an apartment complex on Jan. 7.
Responders are rushing to the scene of a reported accident with injuries in the area of Windsor.
Full radioactive operations at the Salt Waste Processing Facility at the Savannah River Site are set to begin, as testing at the one-of-a-kind plant recently wrapped without incident, accordin…
The Aiken County Planning Commission unanimously approved Thursday, with contingencies, the plans for a small new subdivision north of Aiken.
Merging with the New Holland Volunteer Fire Department isn't an option for the embattled Wagener Fire Department anymore.
SALLEY — One of Aiken County's smallest incorporated communities is remembering a longtime civil servant this week, following the death of the man who was its mayor from 1995 through 2019, lea…
Fire crews rushed to a home in rural Aiken County in response to a call regarding a fully involved structure fire Wednesday evening.
Joe Biden's presidential inauguration on Wednesday left Harold Crawford Jr. somewhat emotional.
The Aiken City Council will meet Thursday night to consider moving meetings fully online, again, as the coronavirus and the disease it causes continue to ravage South Carolina.
South Carolina health authorities confirmed four coronavirus-related deaths and 54 COVID-19 cases in Aiken County on Wednesday.
Two Aiken County residents were each sentenced to more than eight years in federal prison Wednesday for their involvement in a statewide methamphetamine distribution operation.
This week, the Aiken Standard and the North Augusta Star welcomed recent Georgia Southern University graduate Shakailah Heard to the reporting staff.
Days before the inauguration, the mother of a U.K. teenager killed in a fatal crash reportedly caused by a U.S. citizen with Aiken ties pleaded with President Joe Biden to revisit her son's case.
The Aiken County Planning Commission is scheduled to consider Thursday a plan for a subdivision south of Aiken during its 6 p.m. meeting at the Aiken County Government Center.
The court case over the New Savannah Bluff Lock and Dam continues.
The best part of the process is "the people – not only the clients, but our co-workers, too," in the words of tax preparer Jo Ellen McMahon, who is preparing for another season on board with V…
Aiken County Council voted unanimously Tuesday not to remove from the table a resolution that would have authorized the relocation of the New Ellenton-Jackson-Beech Island Summary Court.
A smattering of Aiken County residents voiced their concerns at the Aiken County Board of Education's town hall meeting at Silver Bluff High School on Tuesday, with some pushing for five-day i…
Two men have been charged in the fatal shooting of an Augusta man in Williston.
The National Nuclear Security Administration hopes to hire thousands of new employees across its sprawling complex this year, an effort meant to bolster what has been billed as the “next gener…
As the COVID-19 vaccine rolls out across South Carolina, some Aiken residents have reported issues with scheduling appointments for their second dose.
Authorities have brought murder charges against more suspects in connection with an Aiken nightclub shooting that killed a man and left several injured in November.
Aiken police are seeking information about a man who reportedly attempted to use a forged prescription at a local CVS and then forced a woman to drive him away from the scene.
RIDGE SPRING — The Blue Canoe Cafe opened for business in 2020 during a momentous week in local history, with COVID-19 arriving in Saluda County on March 19 and in Aiken County one day later.