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3 sought in Aiken motel holdup

AIKEN -- Aiken authorities are seeking three people after a man reported being robbed at the Econo Lodge, 3560 Richland Avenue West. According to a news bulletin from the Aiken Department of Public Safety, the robbery took place about 3:45 p.m. The victim said he was in his motel room when he was ...

05/16/09 - 11:01pm

Goodwill seeks donations to fill loss from fire at Aiken facility

AIKEN -- Goodwill officials say they hope by Wednesday to reopen an Aiken donation facility damaged by fire Friday night. No one was injured, but more than 20,000 items of clothing and household items were lost after the fire broke out about 7 p.m. at the Whiskey Road Emporium, a press statement sa...

05/16/09 - 5:20pm

Concerns over quality control prompts violation notice to MOX plant contractor

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has leveled new criticisms of quality control programs involving material for use in the U.S. Energy Department’s $4.8 billion mixed oxide fuel fabrications facility under construction at Savannah River Site.

05/16/09 - 9:29pm

UPDATE: Police still looking for suspect in early morning shooting that left one dead, two wounded

Police are looking for a suspect considered armed and dangerous who they believe fatally shot one man, and wounded two others early this morning.

05/16/09 - 11:24pm

National Science Olympiad features challenges, smiles today

It was a bittersweet day for Jessica Hsu.

01/19/10 - 10:44pm

Augusta State finishes 11th in regional

SORRENTO, Fla. - Augusta State finished 11th today in the NCAA Southeast Regional at Red Tail Golf Club and failed to qualify for the NCAA Championships later this month. The top 5 teams earned berths in the National Championships, scheduled for May 26-30 in Toledo, Ohio. The Jaguars, who began th...

05/16/09 - 5:49pm

South Aiken advances in soccer playoffs

AIKEN -- The South Aiken boys soccer team advanced to the Lower State championship game with a 2-0 Class AAA playoff victory over Myrtle Beach on Saturday afternoon. Dan Riley and Brett Van Pelt scored for South Aiken. Van Pelt struck with 2:50 remaining to put the game away. South Aiken will play...

05/16/09 - 4:06pm

Rudisill takes 3,200-meter event

COLUMBIA - North Augusta's Will Rudisill won the Class AAAA boys 3,200 meters today in the South Carolina High School League State Track and Field Championships. Rudisill crossed the finish line in 9 minutes, 45.69 seconds. Wando's Eric Powers was second in 9:48.32, while Ridge View's J...

05/16/09 - 5:47pm

SC GOP unanimously taps Floyd as its new leader

COLUMBIA — South Carolina Republicans have selected Karen Floyd of Spartanburg to be their new leader. Floyd faced no opposition as she was elected today, becoming the first woman to run the state GOP. Floyd runs a public relations company and serves on the State Ports Authority board. She w...

05/16/09 - 3:00pm

GOP speaker calls gay marriage a burden to small business,

SAVANNAH, Ga. — Republicans can reach a broader base by recasting gay marriage as an issue that could dent pocketbooks as small businesses spend more on health care and other benefits, GOP Chairman Michael Steele said Saturday....

05/16/09 - 2:55pm

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Paine plans furloughs, salary cuts, layoffs

Paine College President George C. Bradley on Friday announced the college will implement furlough days, salary reductions and layoffs to save $2.4 million over the next fiscal year.
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