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Aiken County Council asked to adopt anti-refugee resolution

The chairman of the Aiken County Republican Party told the council that his organization had a resolution against any refugee resettlement in South Carolina and asked for its support.
By Mike Rosier | Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2015

County governments reap savings from low gas prices

A year of consistently lower gasoline prices is expected to save governments in Richmond, Columbia and Aiken counties nearly $2 million on their 2015 fuel budgets, according to the latest projections.
By Wesley Brown | Thursday, Nov. 12, 2015

Coroner sues Aiken County

AIKEN - Aiken County Coroner Tim Carlton has sued the county council and county administrator because of a dispute over which company will remove dead bodies from crime scenes.
Friday, March 20, 2015

Much work remains before Project Jackson deadline

Project Jackson leaders say there are many steps ahead, casting doubt on the goal of opening a new GreenJackets park for the first day of the 2015 baseball season.
By Meg Mirshak | Saturday, Sept. 21, 2013

Project Jackson gets OK from Aiken County Council

Aiken County Council has given its third and final approval to Project Jackson's funding in a 6-3 vote.
By Nikasha Dicks | Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013

Project Jackson passes second council vote

Aiken County Council voted 6-3 in favor of the second reading of the plan during a special meeting that included a public hearing Tuesday night at Aiken Technical College.
By Nikasha Dicks | Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013

Project Jackson public hearing scheduled

A public hearing about the riverfront development project is scheduled for Sept. 10 at Aiken Technical College.
By Travis Highfield | Monday, Aug 26, 2013

Project Jackson gets tentative OK

It will take a little longer for the city of North Augusta to get Aiken County Council's final verdict on the North Augusta Tax Incremental Financing district, which would be used to fund a ...
By Nikasha Dicks | Wednesday, Aug 21, 2013

Project Jackson vote tonight

The Aiken County Council is scheduled to meet at 7 p.m. today , and a Project Jackson vote is on the table.
Monday, Aug 19, 2013

Project Jackson vote expected in 'next few weeks'

Nearly two months after North Augusta officials presented a new financial model for Project Jackson to the Aiken County school board, Mayor Lark Jones said voting is expected "within the next few ...
By David Lee | Sunday, July 14, 2013

Aiken company given incentive to grow

The Aiken County Council approved a tax incentives resolution last week for an unidentified Aiken manufacturer that could invest an additional $34 million in the area and create 25 jobs.
By Erin Zureick | Monday, Dec. 20, 2010

Aiken board deems county complex historic

By S.C. Bureau | Thursday, Oct. 7, 2010

County will discuss emergency system

Aiken County Council will meet tonight to discuss adopting a new emergency system for disaster alerts.
Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2010

Sales tax plan goes to referendum

AIKEN --- Aiken County Council members on Tuesday approved moving forward with a 1-cent Capital Projects Sales and Use Tax III referendum.
By Julia Sellers | Tuesday, Aug 10, 2010

Backers of Aiken tax referendum worry

AIKEN --- The $2.45 million going to nonprofit organizations in the city of Aiken's request for 1-cent sales tax funding could make or break the referendum in November.
By Julia Sellers | Thursday, July 1, 2010

Funding for groups dominates session

Requests to sustain or create funding for local organizations were big talking points during Tuesday's Aiken County Council public input session on next year's budget.
By Julia Sellers | Tuesday, June 1, 2010
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