Wednesday Aug 27
The Aiken Standard
Rep. Wilson: MOX is 63 percent complete
Staff photo by Derrek Asberry Dr. Susan Winsor, left, president of Aiken Tech, and U.S. Rep. Joe Wilson, admire the work of students during a class in the school's Manufacturing & Technology Training Center.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Colorado Springs Independent
Congressional panel takes up religion in the military
For the first time, the Military Religious Freedom Foundation has been asked to testify at a congressional hearing.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Letter: End the Export-Import Bank
A column in the Aiken Standard on Aug. 6 asserted that the Export-Import Bank is necessary for the U.S. nuclear industry to be competitive, and for success of the South Carolina economy.
Race takes center stage
The killing by police of an unarmed black teenager in a St. Louis suburb has put race at the forefront of the political debate, just months before the midterm elections.
Wed Aug 06, 2014
Marine Corps League to donate to Wounded Warrior project
The local Marine Corps League will continue its efforts to help veterans by donating a check for $1,500 to the Augusta-Aiken Warrior Project this afternoon.
Lexington County Chronicle
Local communities in the top 10
Movoto Real Estate Blog has announced that two Lexington County Communities are in the top 10 most exciting places to live in South Carolina.
Sun Aug 03, 2014
Will Pelosi apologize to Marino for calling him a 'liar' -- twice?
In what was described as "an unusual breach of decorum," ABC News reported Friday, former Democratic House Majority Speaker Nancy Pelosi took such offense to comments made by South Carolina GOP lawmaker Tom Marino during a debate on the border funding bill that she "chased" him "across the House floor, wagging her finger, calling him a "liar" - ... (more)
The Aiken Standard
SRNL could benefit from House bill
The Savannah River National Lab could stand to benefit from a bill passed in the U.S. House that, if passed by the Senate, would make for easier access for public-private partnerships to conduct research and bring new ideas to the lab.
Stars and Stripes
Disabled Army veteran blasts care received at Augusta VA
Ronald Sharp still has flashbacks to the 28 combat explosions he endured in Afghanistan, but he said the nightmare that haunts him most is the treatment he received at the Charlie Norwood Veterans Affairs Medical Center.