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NRC plans Aiken meeting to discuss latest MOX reviews

The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission will hold a public meeting at 7 p.m. Dec. 17 in Aiken to discuss the agency’s most recent round of reviews of the Energy Department’s $4.86 billion mixed oxide fuel facility under construction at Savannah River Site. The meeting, to be held at the Ai...

11/27/09 - 7:38pm

Adopt-A-Stream workshops set

Adopt-A-Stream will host two free workshops in December at Columbia County’s Reed Creek Wetlands Center, 3820 Park Lane, Martinez, to promote awareness of water quality and to offer citizens with tools and training to monitor water quality. The workshops will consist of an Amphibian Monitoring ...

11/27/09 - 7:22am

Christmas trees for soldiers

About 500 Christmas trees will be distributed to military families at Fort Gordon from the Christmas Spirit Foundation. The trees will be available to those with military ID cards in the parking lot by to the Fort Gordon Dinner Theater. Distribution will start between 8 a.m. and 10 a.m. Wednesday, ...

11/27/09 - 7:20am

Busy shopping day begins to slow down

Black Friday began this morning as Busy Friday,but by late afternoon crowds had thinned and lines were leaner. By noon at Sears, store associates received an announcement to remove signs regarding all door buster items. Many of the door buster items sold out this morning, such as Hannah Montana cam...

11/27/09 - 5:45pm

Broncos gobble up Giants

DENVER – The Denver Broncos still have their troubles with the red zone and yellow flags. The dark cloud that hung over them during their month of misery, though, is gone. Kyle Orton drove them on six scoring drives, Matt Prater kicked four field goals and safety Brian Dawkins led a ferocious ...

02/20/10 - 1:15am

Augusta shooting injures one

A person has been injured tonight in a shooting near Bennock Mill Road and Horseshoe Road in Augusta, a Richmond County dispatcher said. The person’s condition and further information about the circumstances are not immediately available....

11/26/09 - 10:54pm

Cowboys feast on Raiders

ARLINGTON, Texas – Miles Austin couldn’t stop smiling, soaking up the cheers as he stared at himself on the giant video screens over the field. Then Tony Romo really soaked him, splashing a cup of water in his face. All part of the fun for the Dallas Cowboys in their Thanksgiving rout of ...

11/26/09 - 10:31pm

Area groups offer Thanksgiving meals

Jon Maish said he hoped to reach at least one person on Thanksgiving Day.

11/26/09 - 11:09pm

Packers, Rodgers carve up Lions

DETROIT – Aaron Rodgers matched a career high with three touchdown passes and Green Bay beat the Detroit Lions 34-12 on Thursday, giving the Packers three straight wins and improving their playoff prospects. Detroit (2-9) lost its sixth straight game on Thanksgiving, setting a franchise record...

11/26/09 - 5:14pm

More than 3,000 served at Thanksgiving meal in Aiken

AIKEN - Brandy Davis knew few of the people sitting at the folded tables in the center of The Alley today, but she said something about them felt like family.

11/26/09 - 5:44pm
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