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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

Aiken County is making public records available on line today

AIKEN – Aiken County placed its financial records online today on the county Web site this morning. The records are posted at Earlier this month, the county council approved posting unaudited finan...

10/30/09 - 12:31pm

Police looking for vandals who painted Friedman Library cars

Deputies are looking for someone who spray-painted the word “Bloods” on two cars in the parking lot of the Friedman Branch Library on Jackson Road Thursday night. The two victims, both librarians, said the words were written in red paint on their vehicles sometime between 2 p.m. and 5 p.m....

10/30/09 - 12:27pm

H1N1 flu shots next week in Richmond County

Richmond County Health Department will be giving out shots next week against the novel influenza A H1N1 virus, an official announced this morning. The shots will only be for those in the priority group defined by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The health department is planning to ...

10/30/09 - 11:42am
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