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Mary Catherine Lawton hired as Aiken assistant city manager

By Colin Demarest cdemarest@aikenstandard.com

Mary Catherine Lawton has been hired as Aiken’s assistant city manager. Read more

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Aiken City Council approves virtual meeting ordinance as pandemic persists

By Colin Demarest cdemarest@aikenstandard.com

The Aiken City Council on Monday night amended city code to facilitate hybrid or virtual meetings when deemed appropriate, a sign of the times as officials try to balance coronavirus concerns with transparency and public participation in government. Read more

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COVID-19 economic injury assessment being conducted in region that includes Aiken County

By Dede Biles dbiles@aikenstandard.com

A COVID-19 economic injury assessment is underway in Aiken County and nearby areas. Read more

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Aiken City Council begins 'New Horizons' planning sessions for upcoming budget

By Colin Demarest cdemarest@aikenstandard.com

The Aiken City Council consulted with the heads of several city departments Monday evening, as city staff works on the next budget and considers the council’s goals and long-term vision. Read more