Turnout light in today's runoff for Aiken County council seat

AIKEN – Few Aiken County voters have cast their ballots for today’s runoff election between Barry Baggott and Sandy Haskell.

The two candidates are competing for a slot in the Nov. 3 special election for the District 5 seat being vacated by Eddie Butler.

“We’ve had between 20 and 30 people at most of our precincts,” said Stuart Bedenbaugh, executive director of Aiken County Registration and Elections. “The turnout will be light today. The turnout will likely

The polls will close at 7 p.m., Mr. Bedenbaugh said.


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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