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GAMES awards banquet set for Friday

The Greater Augusta Sports Council is holding its annual GAMES (Greater Augusta Medals for Excellence in Sports) banquet Friday evening at Augusta Marriott Hotel & Suites. Tickets are $45 for GASC members and $50 for non-members. Olympic shot putter Reese Hoffa and Paralympic shot putter Scott ...

05/18/09 - 3:24pm

School board holds budget hearing

All options are on the table as the Richmond County Board of Education wrestles with what remains of a $24.5 million projected budget shortfall. The board held its first budget hearing this morning, but declined to remove anything from a list of cost-savings measures, which include pay cuts, furlou...

01/08/10 - 1:23pm

Graniteville sewer system, road signs among Aiken agenda items

AIKEN -- The Aiken County Council will tackle several issues Tuesday in meetings, including a proposal to use stimulus money to improve the Graniteville sewer system and a request to no longer replace “Watch for Children” signs. The council also will discuss its upcoming fiscal year budge...

01/20/10 - 10:55pm

Gov. Sanford tells Aiken crowd budget 'fundamentally flawed'

AIKEN – South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford was in Aiken this morning, discussing a state budget that he says is “fundamentally flawed” and touting his idea that some of the federal stimulus funding coming to his state needs to be used to pay down debt. The governor first met with the A...

05/18/09 - 2:35pm

Kids camp of the day: Big Bucks!

Big Bucks, Little Bucks is a week-long Family Y camp designed to help kids understand money better.

05/18/09 - 2:07pm

Aiken releases holdup video

Aiken County investigators are looking for suspects involved in an armed robbery at the Manis Mart convenience store at 211 Cary Drive, Beech Island, S.C., about 9:20 p.m. Saturday.

05/29/10 - 12:53am

Security Federal Bank reports $2 in annual profit

Aiken-based Security Federal Corp. reported a drop in profits for its fiscal year.

05/18/09 - 12:53pm

State park plans competition

Friends of Mistletoe State Park will sponsor a “Family Survivor” competition June 5-7 in which competitors will test outdoor skills to win prizes that include two nights at one of the park’s campsites. All participating families will win prizes....

05/18/09 - 10:49am

Arrest in Aiken robbery

AIKEN -- A 24-year-old Warrenville woman has been arrested in an armed robbery that occurred Saturday at an Aiken hotel.

05/18/09 - 4:51pm

State honors 3 Aiken schools

Aiken County had three schools named today as Red Carpet winners by the state Education Department. East Aiken Elementary, Mossy Creek Elementary School and Warrenville Elementary School were given the honor. The yearly award recognizes schools that offer not only have a welcoming building, but fri...

05/18/09 - 10:37am

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