What's playing in Aiken the weekend of Aug. 1?
Aiken Standard
A biopic about the Godfather of Soul, James Brown, from his impoverished childhood to his musical stardom. With Chadwick Boseman, Viola Davis, Octavia Spencer and Nelsan Ellis. Written by Steve Baigelman, Jez Butterworth, John Butterworth and Tate ...



AGY strike over; workers plan to head back to work on Monday
WRDW-TV
AIKEN, S.C. (WRDW) -- After 90 days of striking outside of the AGY plant, the union said it approved a new contract that would put all employees back to work on Monday. Hundreds of workers in Aiken were on strike demanding fair pay. Workers at the ...

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Report: Man finds marijuana plant while cutting grass in Aiken
Aiken Standard
A man cutting grass in Aiken on Tuesday called police after he saw a marijuana plant on the porch of a home, according to the Aiken County Sheriff's Office. Officers were called to a home on Brooks Avenue at about 11:30 a.m. Tuesday after a man said he ...

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The State

'Mr. Brown' is remembered by those who lived daily with him
The State
On the day Brown was supposed to appear in court on the charge, “we tried to bring a hairstylist to the detention center (in Aiken) to fix his hair, but they wouldn't allow it.” Brown was about to walk into a courtroom unkempt. “ 'Mr. Brown, Mr. Brown ...



Letter: Penny tax will benefit community
Aiken Standard
Growing up in Aiken, I was a student of the Aiken County Public School System in the 90s. Even then, I can remember my classmates complaining about the outdated facilities. Driving by today, I can still see that Aiken County is falling way behind many ...

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UPDATED ON 6: Truck Driver Injured After 18-Wheeler Collides With Truck ...
WJBF-TV
Shortly after 2:00 a.m., an 18-wheeler collided with a truck carrying a crane on Laurel Lake Drive, in North Augusta. According to North Augusta Department of Public Safety officers, no one was seriously hurt, but the driver of the 18-wheeler was taken ...

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Sylvia McElmurray Norris
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She was a member of the St. John's Methodist Church in Aiken and was retired from the state of South Carolina as a social worker with 30 years of service. Mrs. Norris was a loving wife and mother and a wonderful grandmother to her grandchildren. She ...



Deputies investigating rash of car break-ins
Aiken Standard
Other break-ins were reported on Whaley Pond Road in Graniteville, Pearl Lane in Williston, Bristol Avenue in Aiken, Glastonbury Court in Beech Island, Williams Way in Beech Island, Wythe Drive in Graniteville, Joyner Pond Road in Aiken and Round Stone ...

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Security Federal Corporation Announces Increase in Quarterly and Six Month ...
Wall Street Journal
Security Federal Bank has 13 full service branch locations in Aiken, Clearwater, Graniteville, Langley, Lexington, North Augusta, Wagener, Columbia and West Columbia, South Carolina and Evans, Georgia. A full range of financial services, including ...

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Equine Rescue of Aiken has a baby boom
Aiken Standard
Rhodes also thought the mare might be appealing as an adoption prospect. “We have a huge driving community in Aiken, and I felt like she could potentially pull someone's carriage,” he said. “We named her September because that's when she arrived here.”.


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