An Aiken County school counselor and her spouse are facing child neglect charges Monday after they reportedly overdosed in early October with three juveniles present.
In the light of day, when the fog machine is off and the myriad lights decorating Aiken resident Jonathan Barton's backyard are off, Deadwood Manor –Aiken's very own haunted attraction – looks…
Crews set to work tearing down the Bi-Lo branding in and outside the building on York Street in Aiken on Monday to make way for the building's new occupant.
A Salley man is facing charges for reportedly shooting a woman in the face after an argument in early August.
A dozen new coronavirus cases have been reported in Aiken County, state disease surveillance officials confirmed Monday.
Economic fallout driven by the coronavirus pandemic has caused food insecurity to spike in Aiken County and the greater CSRA – a problem that could cause numerous health issues in the future, …
Additional charges have been brought against the double homicide suspect who allegedly killed a mother and daughter in rural Aiken County.
A local couple was recently awarded a tractor to help expand operations with their Project Victory Gardens organization.
An Aiken man pleaded guilty on Friday to murdering his stepfather shortly after being released from jail in 2018.
The Aiken Department of Public Safety is looking to offload dozens of surplus guns to the highest bidder.
The tagline for Pedego Electric Bikes is “Hello, fun,” which is something Coker Day – the owner of Pedego Electric Bikes Aiken and a proud Pedego owner – knows firsthand.
JACKSON — Detroit steel from the days of John Wayne, Richard Petty and Marilyn Monroe was on display – and moving at 120-plus mph – Saturday at Carolina Dragway, as the track played host to ra…
The sound of strings vibrated the air of USC Aiken's Etherredge Center on Sunday afternoon as the Aiken Symphony Orchestra prepared to serenade musical patrons after seven months of silence.
The Aiken Department of Public Safety has continued to respond to calls for all of Aiken's residents, including those on four legs.
The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control reported 23 new confirmed coronavirus cases, one new probable case and one new confirmed death Sunday for Aiken County.
Carolina Dragway, near Jackson, offered nostalgia for drag-racing buffs Oct. 17, as the host site for racing by the Southeast Gassers Association. Hours of competition, with racers coming from…
Serving five counties in the Central Savannah River Area, one private nonprofit organization has been working to fund and support education in science, technology, engineering and math.
Every town has myths or documented events that shaped its present. Aiken is no different.
AUGUSTA — Bank of America is partnering with more than 70 local organizations, leveraging an ongoing partnership with United Way of the Central Savannah River Area and United Way of Aiken Coun…
It turns out that dogs are snazzy dressers.
The smell of baked ice cream cones spirited in dozens of families to Flanigan's Ice Cream Saturday, but many were already there to get their hands sticky with paint rather than ice cream.
When Walt Joseph arrived in Aiken in 1954 to work at the then Savannah River Plant – with his bride, Paula, and fresh out of graduate school at Penn State – he thought the position would be ju…
The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control reported 18 new confirmed coronavirus cases and five new probable cases Saturday for Aiken County.
The Aiken City Council on Monday will consider reversing changes made to the city’s fire-protection calculations, after some county residents being billed cried foul of fee spikes with little …
While the Savannah River Site celebrates its 70th anniversary, it is a time to reflect on the government complex’s major economic impact locally over the years and its missions to first provid…
With its mission to sustain the arts in the COVID-19 climate, the Aiken Center for the Arts is broadening its reach with a new online gallery.
The historic Hotel Aiken has become a cold war of sorts, with burgeoning disputes on the fronts of alleged blight, public safety and the endurance of hospitality ventures in the age of coronav…
U.S. Reps. Joe Wilson and Rick Allen both described themselves as “encouraged” following a meeting with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and tour of the New Savannah Bluff Lock and Dam on Frid…
Described as a happy student, full of joy and always smiling, the life of 12-year-old Edward F. McKenzie Jr. was remembered during a brief memorial service and balloon release Friday evening i…
The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control reported a higher-than-usual increase in school COVID-19 cases statewide Friday.
School district officials gave a special surprise to a Redcliffe Elementary School teacher Friday morning.
The S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control has submitted its COVID-19 vaccine plan for the state to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
Friday's Coffee with a Cop – the first to be held in Aiken since January – allowed residents and law enforcement officers to cross the bridge between citizen and officer.
Traffic improvements on Hitchcock Parkway began Friday as a contractor began relocating utility lines at the intersection of Huntsman Drive and Hitchcock Parkway on Friday.
Agents of the S.C. Law Enforcement Division arrested a former officer with the Barnwell Police Department on Wednesday in connection with illegally purchasing nonferrous metals.
The Aiken County Planning Commission unanimously approved Thursday two major land development projects in the Warrenville area during its meeting Thursday night at the Aiken County Government Center.
Civics lessons are a traditional topic for activities and discussion for Boy Scout troops, and the members and leaders of Boy Scout Troop 115 got a lesson from a couple of top authorities on t…
An Aiken woman was charged Thursday for reportedly striking a woman with her car on Edgefield Highway without stopping to render aid.
Aiken artist Betsy Wilson-Mahoney's calendar usually stands out due to her skill.
Extremely slow-moving traffic was part of Robert M. Bell Parkway's scenery for several hours Thursday, with hundreds of local residents taking part in a drive-thru food giveaway at the USC Aik…
After Aiken County was reported to have the highest tally of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the state Wednesday, the state's health agency has confirmed the spike is not due to delayed test results.
A memorial service and balloon release will be held Friday in memory of a 12-year-old boy who was killed in a drive-by shooting.
Tons of food made their way through USC Aiken and on to hundreds of local homes Oct. 15, as the university played host to a Golden Harvest Food Bank drive-through giveaway, with support of the…
An Aiken man was charged Wednesday for allegedly shooting at a residence in April.
The Augusta Polo Cup is coming to Aiken.
The Kevin and Brittany Kisner Foundation has announced the focus of its 2021 grant program.
A man wanted for the May murder of an Aiken woman is thought to be hiding in the area with the help of others, according to the Aiken County Sheriff's Office.
The Aiken County Planning Commission on Thursday is scheduled to consider the plans for a project that involves a redesign of Langley Pond Park and upgrades to its facilities.
A woman charged in a fatal crash that killed an 11-year-old North Augusta girl in November 2019 was sentenced to at least 10 years in prison.
Absentee voting started in Aiken County on Oct. 5, and it has drawn quite a crowd.