NORTH AUGUSTA — Rodney Tillman, owner of Big Rod’s Barber Shop in North Augusta, proclaimed Friday afternoon on the front porch of his shop, that, “In this community, we know about soul.”
AUGUSTA — An agreement signed Thursday will link South Carolina higher education institutions and the Army’s cyber operations, allowing soldiers to get training through South Carolina schools.
On the eve of the start of South Carolina’s 2020 legislative session, Sen. Tom Young, R-Aiken, spoke Monday about the issues lawmakers would be facing in Columbia.
A man was charged Tuesday after he was found searching through the garage of a North Augusta home while under the influence of narcotics.
The National Nuclear Security Administration has concluded it does not need to further examine the broader, nationwide environmental repercussions of plutonium pit production.
Despite some recent project woes, the U.S. Department of Energy still expects the Salt Waste Processing Facility, a Savannah River Site nuclear waste workhorse, to be up and running later this year.
A top U.S. Department of Energy official will be in North Augusta on Thursday to discuss what's been billed as the "vision" for the Savannah River National Laboratory.
Local doorbells may be getting a little extra action in the next few weeks, with Girl Scouts being in gear for their annual cookie sale.
The new year is off to a fast start for your Parks, Recreation and Tourism staff as we are in week 3 of the youth basketball program. Sounds o…
U.S. Secretary of Energy Dan Brouillette has delegated a consequential swath of power and responsibility to Mark Menezes, the current under secretary of energy, a new email reviewed by the Aiken Standard shows.
Aiken County accounts for most of the state's opened and pending human trafficking cases, according to an annual report by the South Carolina Attorney General's Office.
COLUMBIA — Though there's been little material progress made when it comes to improving broadband access in the Aiken and Edgefield areas, the larger discussion has grown, and that's a step in the right direction, S.C. Senate Majority Leader Shane Massey said Thursday.
South Carolina, Aiken County and the City of Aiken all grew over the past decade, estimate data from the U.S. Census Bureau shows, a trend in line with the South's recent boom.
The final three months of 2019 included a high-level challenge for Lt. Tim Thornton, one of the North Augusta Department of Public Safety's lo…
North Augusta will see some more 2020 campaign action next week, with surrogates for Joe Biden holding a barbershop conversation at Big Rod’s …
The longtime Savannah River Site paramilitary security contractor has again earned an "excellent" rating from the U.S. Department of Energy, netting a multimillion-dollar payout.
Welcome to 2020 and a brand new exciting year! Our staff is looking forward to working on our goal of enhancing the quality of life for our co…
One of Aiken County's most enthusiastic animal advocates died with the arrival of 2020, following decades of support on behalf of shelters aro…
A new law in the U.S. has bumped the age to buy tobacco products up from 18 to 21, a move backed by President Donald Trump, powerful federal lawmakers as well as various health and advocacy groups.
North Augusta City Council gave its unanimous approval Monday night to appeal a court decision related to public information, continuing a fig…
As crews work on the Interstate 20 widening and bridge replacement project, drivers will see lane closures in the evenings beginning Monday.
Another necessary step in the construction of a new fire station in North Augusta will come up in front of City Council on Monday evening.
U.S. Rep. Joe Wilson doubled down Friday on his support of maintaining the Savannah River pool level and retaining the New Savannah Bluff Lock…
In May 2018, a joint recommendation was made to rekindle the production of plutonium pits: cores or triggers at the heart of modern nuclear weapons.
North Augusta residents are passionate about their hometown; we take pride in the beauty of this city and all of the amenities that we enjoy. …
The City of North Augusta is axing the blue bag program this year, but all garbage picked up in the city will still be sorted for recyclables.
While in Aiken on Sunday night to campaign for her husband, Dr. Jill Biden described what the future would be like if Joe Biden is elected as president next November.
NORTH AUGUSTA — Family, friends and the community members filled the pews of Mount Transfiguration Baptist Church to celebrate the lives of a Graniteville mother and her son who were killed in a shooting last week.
Plans for North Augusta Department of Public Safety’s headquarters are moving forward, and the current plan is for everyone to be under one roof.
The Georgia Ports Authority has filed a motion to intervene in a lawsuit related to the New Savannah Bluff Lock and Dam.
McLEAN, Va. — A top weapons expert at the National Nuclear Security Administration last week pushed back on skepticism that the production of plutonium pits – nuclear weapon cores – won't meet a deadline years over the horizon.
Merry Christmas to our community from the entire staff of the North Augusta Parks, Recreation and Tourism Department! Members of the Riverview…
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