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Young Professionals to face off in charity softball game

The Aiken Young Professionals and Young Professionals of Augusta will have a charity softball Game on Saturday July 11th. The game will be played at Lake Olmstead Stadium with gates opening at 5 p.m. and first pitch at 6. Tickets for the game are $10 which includes entry into the Thursday, July 16 ...

01/11/10 - 5:03pm

NC man arrested on Aiken child sex charge

AIKEN -- A Charlotte, N.C., man has been arrested in what authorities are calling an Internet predator sting by the Aiken County Sheriff’s Office. Sampson Nimmo, 25, was arrested Friday after authorities say he communicated with a person he thought was a 12-year-old girl and said that he wante...

06/08/09 - 7:11pm

Aiken center to get more security

AIKEN — Aiken’s city council unanimously agreed tonight to several proposals for tightening security at the H. Odell Weeks Activity Center in light of a recent shooting. The May 17 shooting at the center off Whiskey Road occurred in the middle of the gymnasium during a pick-up basketball ...

06/08/09 - 10:12pm

Aiken school budget to be discussed at Tuesday meeting

AIKEN -- The Aiken County Board of Education will hold a public hearing on the tentative budget as part of its meeting Tuesday. The current budget does not include $6.9 million in stimulus funds Gov. Mark Sanford will sign for today. Board members are expected to discuss needed budget changes durin...

01/04/10 - 5:28pm

Tiger practices at Bethpage Black

FARMINGDALE, N.Y. – Tiger Woods returned to the Black Course at Bethpage on Monday, tuning up in prepraration for his U.S. Open title defense. Woods made a detour on his way home from winning the Memorial in Ohio a day earlier, playing 18 holes with swing coach Hank Haney. Newsday reported th...

06/08/09 - 12:46pm

Small plane has emergency, lands on metro Atlanta highway

MARIETTA, Ga. — A small plane with two passengers has made an emergency landing on U.S. 41 in the northern Atlanta suburbs. Authorities say the Italian Sky Arrow was headed for the Cobb County Airport at 11:20 a.m. when the pilot reported smoke in the cockpit and engine failure. Sgt. Dana Pie...

06/08/09 - 12:41pm

Store clerk is arrested in Aiken County holdup

A convenience store clerk was arrested today in an armed robbery that occurred at her store June 1. Tyeshia Newton, 19, of the 400 block of Long Street, New Ellenton, has been charged in the robbery that occurred at the Hot Spot convenience store in New Ellenton. Customers told police that a man a...

06/08/09 - 7:16pm

Store clerk arrested in Aiken Copunty holdup ;ldudluph

A convenience store clerk was arrested today in an armed robbery that occurred at her store June 1. Aiken County sheriff’s Capt. Troy Elwell said he would have the worker’s name available later today. The robbery occurred at the Hot Spot convenience store in New Ellenton. Customers told ...

06/08/09 - 12:21pm

Gordon Highway beautification is mission for businesses

Gordon Highway and its aging array of eyesores could be transformed into a scenic thoroughfare under a long-range beautification project planned by area businesses. “The initial goal is a thorough cleanup of garbage and old signs,” said Henry Frischknecht, a member of a committee assemble...

01/21/10 - 12:43am

Former Trading Spaces star in Augusta on Wednesday

Interior designer Laurie Smith, who formerly appeared on of TLC’s Trading Spaces, will be in Augusta on Wednesday. Ms. Smith will greet the public at Southern Lighting Gallery, 215 Bobby Jones Expressway, from 2 to 4 p.m. “We are very excited to have a designer of Laurie’s caliber t...

06/08/09 - 7:03pm

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