A total of six candidates are seeking to fill the vacant S.C. House District 84 seat after the death of Rep. Ronnie Young in May.
Last month, I met a nice lady from England. I told her that I was circulating a petition for the queen to take America back. I am doing this because it doesn't seem like we are able to govern ourselves any more. So, maybe the queen could govern us as part of England again. However, she reminded me that her country is embroiled in its own chaotic situation: getting England out of the European Union (EU), known as Brexit. By withdrawing from the EU, the U.K. appears to be going from the frying pan into the fire – doing itself far more harm than good, causing economic hardship for the British people. (In the interest of transparency, some of this story is fiction.)
BATH — Gladys Morgan, at age 90, may have an unusually strong appreciation for what was happening 75 years ago this week in northern France, as her extended family included two members who were in the thick of the battle for the beaches, to open the door for the Allied invasion of Europe.
Barnwell, Greenwood and Lakeside (Georgia) high schools were all on Tuesday morning's guest list at North Augusta High School, as the Yellow J…
The city of North Augusta passed an ordinance on Monday, June 3 to exercise an option to exchange the 181 acres of Murrah Road/Five Notch Road…
Americans suffer from a bombardment of robotic telephone calls estimated to be in excess of 50 billion a year. An increasing number come from fake phone numbers and are connected with illegal scams that too often end up bilking unsuspecting people out of their money. A new ruling could bring some relief from these scams and annoying calls.
The Aiken County Adult Education Center held commencement exercises May 29, with 28 graduates walking across the stage at Midland Valley High School to receive their diplomas and 120 graduates receiving their Grade Equivalent Diplomas, or GEDs.
With the help of a small group of volunteers who are licensed amateur radio operators, the Aiken County Department of Emergency Management participated Saturday in a statewide hurricane-related communications exercise organized and coordinated by the South Carolina Emergency Management Division, or SCEMD.
Friday morning marked a milestone for 314 North Augusta residents as the senior class at North Augusta High School received their diplomas and turned their tassels.
The North Augusta Department of Public Safety is requesting assistance from the community identifying a man wanted in connection with several reports of card fraud around the area.
An Aiken-based Savannah River Site contractor will pay $1.6 million to resolve allegations that he and his companies submitted false invoices for materials and false certifications that his companies were women-owned businesses.
Riverview Park will be a busy place starting Friday with the annual Splash Day, the school's out celebration for all of our local students. Th…
Aiken County Public Schools celebrated its Stars of Public Education on Tuesday, naming the 2019-20 principal, teacher and Giving Even More administrative employees of the year.
Thursday evening's procession at Fox Creek High School began with Navalei Adams and Linden Albornoz, wound through salutatorian Carley Guill and valedictorian Matthew McClure, and wrapped up with De'Nieyrah Young and Alex Zeller, as the charter school held its 14th commencement ceremony.
A vision to help animals of North Augusta was furthered Saturday, with a little help of food and drinks and plenty of help from the neighbors …
North Augusta High School’s class of 2019 gathered in their caps and gowns Thursday evening to receive the hundreds of awards and scholarships…
A series of dates and deadlines have been laid out in the run up to fill the now-vacant S.C. House District 84 seat.
Major personnel changes at some of the highest levels of the U.S. Department of Energy and its semiautonomous National Nuclear Security Administration are under way, according to a department announcement reviewed by the Aiken Standard on Friday.
When driving down Johnston Highway in Trenton, drivers may have noticed a manmade tower that looks like a piece of a castle from medieval times, and they would be right in thinking that as EastWind Castle is the entry point to a medieval village, which hosted its third annual Dragon Faire this weekend.
NORTH AUGUSTA — Those who have recently eaten at Teriyaki Japan in North Augusta may have been exposed to the hepatitis A virus, according to the S.C Department of Health and Environmental Control.
Aiken County Council has held two work sessions to hammer out the details of the county’s 2019-2020 fiscal year budget, and another session is scheduled for 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Aiken County Government Center.
The driver of the vehicle in a crash that killed a North Augusta bicyclist has been identified and is being charged with driving too fast for …
NFL and former University of Georgia football players Elijah Holyfield and Mecole Hardman will hold a football camp at North Augusta High Scho…
This weekend Riverview Park will host the South Carolina USA Girls’ Fast-Pitch Recreation District Tournament all day Saturday on Fields A, B,…
The Aiken County School Board unanimously approved the 2019-20 budget for Aiken County Public Schools on Tuesday and added one day to the school calendar before classes start to give teachers and staff more time to prepare for the year.
Cody Anderson, a lifelong Aiken County resident who is a small business owner, announced Tuesday he would be seeking the S.C. House District 84 seat formerly held by the late Ronnie Young.
The driver of the car in an accident that killed a bicyclist in North Augusta on Monday is being charged, according to North Augusta Public Safety.
NORTH AUGUSTA — One of the CSRA's foremost advocates for veterans was the featured speaker Monday at American Legion Post 71's annual Memorial Day gathering, sharing some thoughts on priorities and gratitude with a capacity crowd at the group's headquarters.
- BEC Plex to host Juneteenth celebration
- Southbound Smokehouse in North Augusta holds official opening
- Police bookings for June 12
- SRP Park to be home of the Augusta Pimento Cheese for two nights
- FROM THE PARK BENCH: North Augusta Country Club property
- Six Republicans seeking House District 84 seat
- Editorial: Aiken County graduates show their worth with millions in scholarship offers
- NAHS football welcomes summer challenge
- Upcoming events for June 12