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Board changes cell phone policy

AIKEN - The Aiken County School Board approved changing the district’s cell phone policy today as part of its adoption of next school year’s student code of conduct.

01/08/10 - 11:37am

Aiken schoold board approves budget without furloughs

AIKEN – A laundry list of proposed budget cuts, along with $6.9 million in stimulus money, will allow the Aiken County School District to stave off furloughs for the 2009-10 school year.

01/08/10 - 11:37am

Senate leader urges resignation

COLUMBIA — South Carolina's Senate Republican Party leader is calling on Gov. Mark Sanford to resign.

06/30/09 - 9:01pm

Jackson fans flock to Common

Hundreds packed into the Augusta Common tonight to pay their last respects to a musical icon who called one of Augusta’s own sons his inspiration. A tribute to Michael Jackson sponsored by several local radio stations brought fans young and old downtown to say goodbye one last time. Denise Bro...

06/30/09 - 11:44pm

Harrisburg July 4 protest set

Fed up with what they call the continued decline of Harrisburg, a group of homeowners and residents are planning a march Saturday morning to protest landlords and drug activity. “I am sick of this element ruling this neighborhood,” homeowner Lori Davis said. “This is just a start for...

06/30/09 - 7:20pm

Augusta man charged in stabbing

An Augusta man has been arrested after the stabbing of his sister’s boyfriend Monday afternoon. Henry Samuels, 50, of the 2000 block of Kennedy Drive, is charged with aggravated assault and possession of a weapon during the commission of a crime, according to a Richmond County Sheriff’s j...

06/30/09 - 4:54pm

UPDATED: Sanford says mistress is soul mate

COLUMBIA — South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford, already struggling to salvage his family and his political career after admission of a scandalous affair, added explosive details today, including more visits with the mistress he calls his "soul mate" and additional women in his past.

06/30/09 - 8:43pm

13-year-old commits to Vols

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – The 13-year-old brother of Tennessee safety Eric Berry says he’s accepted a scholarship offer to play for the Volunteers. That’s without having played a single down of high school football. Evan Berry will be a ninth-grader at Creekside High School in Fairburn, Ga...

06/30/09 - 4:19pm

Graniteville bank holdup suspects turn themselves in

AIKEN -- Two remaining suspects in the robbery of a Graniteville bank last week have turned themselves in to authorities today.

05/29/10 - 12:52am

Chinese firm finalizes purchase of Evans Kennametal facility

An official with Kennametal Inc. confirmed that the sale of four facilities and its high speed drill product to a China-based drill maker was finalized today. Top-Eastern Drill Co., which is based in Dailan, China, east of Beijing, entered into an agreement with Kennametal in May to buy the assets ...

06/30/09 - 3:15pm
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