Aiken County jail offers updates on offenders

The Aiken County Detention Center is among 23 jails in South Carolina that now offers a victim notification service.

The service, funded by a grant through the S.C. Department of Corrections, offers crime victims information about those arrested via a phone call or e-mail.

Victims can sign up to be informed about the status of offenders, receiving updates when they're released or transferred. To sign up, call (866) SC-SAVIN or go online to www.vinelink.com.

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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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