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Commission candidate gets endorsement

Calling him a "chip off the old block," Commissioner Jimmy Smith named Hephzibah insurance agent Doug Lively as his chosen successor for the District 8 commission post.

06/01/10 - 6:41pm

Augusta man suspect in Aiken assaults

AIKEN -- Aiken Public Safety officers are searching for an Augusta man in connection with two stabbings over the weekend.

06/01/10 - 4:02pm

2 arrested in Memorial Day shooting

Two suspects have been arrested in connection to the shooting of two men at a Koger Road home on Memorial Day.

06/01/10 - 3:54pm

Army Corps names new local leader

 A new commander for the Army Corps of Engineers' Savannah District will assume his duties Friday.

06/01/10 - 6:04pm

90-year-old SC man killed wife with hatchet, police say

MOORE, S.C.  - A 90-year-old South Carolina man has been charged with murder after authorities say he killed his wife with a hatchet.

06/01/10 - 3:35pm

2 dead, 1 hurt in SC shootings

TAYLORS, S.C.  - Two adults have been killed and a third person wounded in a shooting at a South Carolina home. Multiple media outlets reported the shooting happened early this morning at a home in Greenville County. Deputies say a man and woman were found dead in the home that they s...

06/01/10 - 2:33pm

Columbia County opens cooling centers

       Beginning today, Columbia County residents without air conditioning can beat the summer heat at many county locations.

06/01/10 - 2:09pm

Al, Tipper Gore to separate

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Former Vice President Al Gore and his wife, Tipper, are separating after 40 years of marriage.

06/01/10 - 1:18pm

SC students celebrate perfect attendence

Five South Carolina area students are among 66 high school seniors in the state celebrating 12 years of perfect attendance. They include: Jamal Chavous and Kelvin Coley, of South Aiken High; Jonathan Larry, of North Augusta High; Kyle Mackey, of Silver Bluff High; and Reona Broadwater, of Strom Thur...

06/01/10 - 12:47pm

Aiken County holds budget hearing tonight

AIKEN -- Aiken County council will hold a public hearing on it $50 million budget tonight. The county's budget is about $1.3 million les than last year and doesn't include a millage increase. The input session will be held at 7 p.m. at 736 Richland Avenue. Visit to view a comple...

06/01/10 - 12:37pm
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