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Warriors clinch at least two home playoff games

LOUISVILLE, Ga. – B.J. Bostic accounted for 245 total yards and three touchdowns and Dontavious Kitchens rushed for two touchdowns as Jefferson County shut out Screven County 35-0 to clinch the No. 1 seed from Region 3-AA. The Warriors (9-0) guaranteed as many as two home postseason games. Jef...

10/30/09 - 9:46pm

Midland Valley gets home playoff game

AIKEN - Playing for home field advantage in the first round of the playoffs, Midland Valley dominated on the road in a 21-3 victory over South Aiken. The Mustangs defense, with nose guard Max Kizer clogging the middle, kept South Aiken out of the end zone and also contributed on the scoreboard. Tev...

10/30/09 - 9:43pm

Suspects named in Bath meth case

BATH – Aiken County Sheriff Office has named two suspects wanted for running a meth lab in a mobile home. David Blanken Sr., 45, and Mary Catherine Washington-Blanken, 39, both of Bay Street, are wanted on charges of trafficking methamphetamine and manufacturing and distributing methamphetamin...

10/30/09 - 5:14pm

Civil rights group elects MLK's daughter president

The Rev. Bernice King chosen as its eighth president today.

10/30/09 - 7:21pm

Former SC worker at SRS sues, claiming discrimination

AIKEN — A former South Carolina worker at the Savannah River Site has filed a federal lawsuit, claiming racial and religious discrimination by co-workers. The Aiken Standard reported today that 41-year-old Al Zeiny sued his former employer in U.S. District Court in Aiken. The Egyptian native w...

10/30/09 - 4:28pm

Program honors SRS pioneers

Quiet heroes remembered for their work.

10/30/09 - 5:27pm

Prep football: A look at tonight's games

Several big games are on tap tonight. Midland Valley is at South Aiken with a home playoff game at stake, and Hephzibah tries to keep pace in the Region 3-AAAA race when it takes on Richmond Academy. Here's a look at the weekend's games: FRIDAY l Lincoln County at Wilkinson County: All th...

10/30/09 - 4:32pm

Fiery crash after plane hits house outside Atlanta

LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. — Authorities in Georgia say an Atlanta-area house has been hit by a small plane and destroyed by flames. Cpl. David Schiralli of the Gwinnett County police says emergency crews are responding to the scene, but there's no immediate word on injuries. WSB-TV reported that...

10/30/09 - 2:48pm

Augusta banking firm reports lower quarterly income

Southeastern Bank Financial Corp., holding company for Georgia Bank & Trust of Augusta and Southern Bank & Trust of Aiken, reported today that its third quarter income was lower than last year. The Augusta-based holding company reported net income of $740,000, or 11 cents per share, compare...

10/30/09 - 1:26pm

Warrenville man faces sex charge with minors

AIKEN – A Warrenville man is in jail today accused of inappropriately touching three girls. Aiken County Sheriff’s Office charged Jesse Adams, 19, of the 100 block of Fannie Lane, with four counts of contributing to the delinquency of a minor, two counts of lewd act on a child under the a...

10/30/09 - 4:37pm

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Clemson halts mandatory student sex survey

CLEMSON, S.C. - Clemson says it has suspended a mandatory survey of students the school says was part of a review to prevent sexual discrimination, harassment and assault.
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