Aiken I-20 delays begin tonight

This week an eastbound section of Inter­state 20 in Aiken County will be closed at night as construction work takes place for phase two of the Palmetto Parkway project.

A contractor will be setting new beams across eastbound I-20, causing that section of the interstate that crosses under U.S. Highway 25 to be closed from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. today and Wednesday, according to a release.

Eastbound traffic will be detoured around this area using the ramp at exit 5.


Savannah River Site resumes normal activity

A suspicious item was discovered Wednesday afternoon at the Savannah River National Laboratory which prompted emergency responseactivities.

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