The U.S. Department of Energy will forgo the draft request for proposals process for one of the newest Savannah River Site contracts, opting instead to issue just a final request further down the line.
North Augusta City Council is considering a couple of changes to the municipal code that, if passed, would change who can request items be pla…
The City of North Augusta will play host to a number of events at SRP Park during the month of March. The North Augusta Parks, Recreation and …
GRANITEVILLE — Integrity overwhelmingly is the top “personal characteristic" Aiken County Public Schools' stakeholders are looking for in a new district superintendent, according to a audience survey taken Wednesday at Midland Valley High School.
S.C. Gov. Henry McMaster at a House Republican Caucus lunch last week advocated for the DreamPort cybersecurity complex at USC Aiken, a project proponents have said will herald economic and workforce development opportunities statewide.
Another local player with interests in the Savannah River has filed to intervene in the lawsuit brought against the U.S. Army Corps of Enginee…
Some Riverside Village property owners will be paying a fee as part of their taxes this year, making up the difference between projected and a…
ALEXANDRIA, Va. — Three South Carolina lawmakers, in the weeks before President Donald Trump's fiscal year 2021 budget request was unveiled, lobbied the president to direct more money to the National Nuclear Security Administration and nuclear weapons work, in general, two memos reviewed by the Aiken Standard show.
BELVEDERE — He's only 5 years old, but Vaughn Allen, a kindergarten student at Belvedere Elementary, learns new words in Mandarin Chinese every day.
NORTH AUGUSTA — Jim Bob Bryant, a North Carolina native with coaching experience around North Carolina and Georgia, is the new head football coach at North Augusta High School, having been introduced Thursday evening in an event at TrueNorth Church, near the Yellow Jackets' home base.
President Donald Trump's fiscal year 2021 budget request, rolled out Monday afternoon, affords billions of dollars less to the U.S. Department of Energy, overall, while dramatically boosting potential spending at the National Nuclear Security Administration, the DOE agency in charge of the nation's nuclear arsenal.
North Augusta has seen some very good basketball players. The name of Tyrone Walker is always included in the discussion and recognized as the…
The plans for the new North Augusta Public Safety fire station No. 1 were the topic of discussion Wednesday night during an open house at fire…
The National Nuclear Security Administration recently approved a crucial next step for a project designed to dispose of metric tons of excess defense plutonium in the U.S.
Do you know what the number 425,231 represents? That’s the total number of people that walked through the front doors of the Riverview Park Ac…
Savannah River Nuclear Solutions executed its nuclear security and national-defense-oriented missions well in fiscal year 2019, according to a newly released evaluation handled by the National Nuclear Security Administration.
NORTH AUGUSTA — Katie Aleman, Charles Hammond and Justin Merriweather now have one less obstacle to clear as seniors, in the wake of a Monday celebration at North Augusta High School.
Confidential documents were stored in a warehouse following a 2017 fire at the Georgia Division of Family and Children Services in Augusta before being dumped in an Aiken County landfill, according to new information about the incident.
A new novel by an Aiken author focuses on a young woman trying to finding herself while finding her way out of the only world she has known since birth: the secretive world of the Irish American Travelers.
Aiken County Council unanimously approved a resolution Tuesday night to change the terms of Clay Killian’s employment as the county’s administrator.
Twelve members of North Augusta High School’s class of 2020 received high honors on Friday, being named as this year’s Hall of Fame recipients.
South Carolina has always been careless — some would say cavalier — about who it allows to strap on a badge and gun and make arrests.
NORTH AUGUSTA — C.J. Tillman, Ryan Chavous and Jatonious Butler celebrated a milestone at Fox Creek High School on Wednesday morning, putting pens to paper to confirm their plans to play football at the collegiate level. Dozens of players, coaches, family members and friends were part of an assembly in the gym to mark the occasion.
U.S. Secretary of Energy Dan Brouillette continues to shake up his multibillion-dollar Energy Department, this time reworking its policy office and downsizing staffing there, according to an email obtained by the Aiken Standard.
While the deadline to get a REAL ID is still months out, the state Department of Motor Vehicles is urging South Carolinians not to wait.
Establishing a state-of-the-art cyber complex at USC Aiken alongside the already in-motion Advanced Manufacturing Collaborative, a U.S. Department of Energy venture, will create a much needed economic and workforce engine for the Palmetto State, according to testimony from U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Van McCarty.
North Augusta City Council reappointed Municipal Judge Thomas P. Murphy this week, extending the service of the judge who has been with the su…
The calendar may have switched over to February but it’s still time to get after those New Year’s resolutions at the Riverview Park Activities…
Another step in the path toward a new fire station was taken Monday, as City Council voted on the third and final reading of a rezoning ordinance.
North Augusta may get a little bigger after Monday, as City Council will be voting on the third and final reading of two annexation ordinances.
Places of worship across the Aiken area opened their doors to anyone and everyone – especially the curious – this weekend, celebrating and embracing the message behind Interfaith Harmony Month.
They're not historians, but retired North Augusta Department of Public Safety dispatchers Ruth Taylor and Linda Pitcher might be considered am…
Hydrology and creativity were focal points at USC Aiken Saturday, as the university played host to South Carolina's 17th annual Future City competition.
- New mystery by Aiken author takes readers into world of Irish American Travelers
- Walker to be inducted into Sports Hall of Fame
- City Council considering changes to agenda, ordinance procedure
- North Augusta collecting fees in Riverside Village to make up projected revenue difference
- Savannah Riverkeeper files to intervene in lock and dam court case
- Wilson, Graham, Scott pressed Trump for more nuclear funding, letters show
- Public is looking for integrity in new school superintendent
- City Council to vote on amendments to the city code
- Police bookings for Feb. 12
- Gov. Henry McMaster promotes USC Aiken DreamPort project at legislator lunch