Aiken County Newswire (Page 8)

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  1. SRS to hold military training SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2014 | The Star

    Military helicopters, rifle fire and battlefield noise are usually signs of danger, but Aiken County residents might see and hear all of those things during a large military training exercise today at the Savannah River Site. The exercise will include military helicopters flying in and out of the Site from noon to 4 p.m., according to an email from SRS spokesman Jim Giusti.

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  2. Police: Shelter employee, resident assaultedRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | The Aiken Standard

    Gregory Antoine Johnson, 37, was charged with disorderly conduct and third degree assault and battery. He was transported to the Aiken County Detention Center, where he remained on Friday.

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  3. Aiken School District gets "excellent" gradeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | The Aiken Standard

    For the second straight year, the Aiken County School District has received an 'excellent' rating on the State Department of Education's report cards. The District also received a 'good' rating for growth, based on academic performance over the past year.

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  4. Editorial: Questions exist despite strong response to leakRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | The Aiken Standard

    Staff Photo by Tim O'Briant Aiken County Sheriff Michael Hunt, center, addressed concerns over a leak in Langley Dam during a press conference Wednesday night. He was joined by Aiken County Council Chairman Ronnie Young, left, and Aiken County Administrator Clay Killian.

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  5. Officials in 'monitoring mode' with dam leakRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | The Aiken Standard

    Staff photo by Bill Bengtson Langley Pond's spillway gets attention Thursday afternoon from representatives of DHEC and Aiken County's government, in the midst of an effort to lower the water level and find the source of seepage. 'Everybody has withdrawn.

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  6. Going green: Aquaponic farming takes root in AikenRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2014 | The Star

    ... basil and other herbs and cool-weather crops, such as lettuce and mustard greens, for the past month at the Aiken County Farmers Market. Customer response has been positive. 'We've had a lot of repeat customers already, people coming back to buy ...

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  7. North Augusta man killed in motorcycle crashRead the original story

    Nov 8, 2014 | The Star

    Noah Creech, 19, of North Augusta was pronounced dead at the scene of the single vehicle crash at 4:50 p.m., according to Aiken County Coroner Tim Carlton. The crash was believed to have occurred around 3:30 p.m., Carlton said.

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  8. Crews clear fatal motorcycle crash in Aiken CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2014 | WRDW-TV Augusta

    The accident happened on Friday afternoon on Old Jackson Highway near Jackson, dispatch confirmed. The wreck involved only one vehicle-- a motorcycle.

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  9. Re: NFL Legend William "The Refrigerator" Perry On The Brink Of Losing His HomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2014 | NewsOne

    ... taxes are owed on the property to the tune of some $26,000, according to a letter that was sent to Perry by the Aiken County tax collector's office. Michael , who is Perry's assigned guardian and conservator for his affairs, told WBTV that the court ...

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  10. Businessman wins Aiken County School Board District 5 seatRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2014 | The Star

    North Augusta resident Jeremy Mace will serve District 5 for the Aiken County School Board, after taking 85 of the write-in votes. The official write-in votes were given to the Aiken Standard Friday afternoon, and in total, the District 5 seat tallied 487 votes.

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  11. Deputies search for burglary suspect in New EllentonRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2014 | The Aiken Standard

    The Aiken County Sheriff's Office searched for a burglary suspect in New Ellenton Friday afternoon, which made it their third manhunt this week. Deputies searched the area of North Street and Irish Bank Lane for several hours but no arrest was made, according to investigators.

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  12. Perimeter set up in search of Aiken County home break-in suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2014 | WRDW-TV Augusta

    The search is on for a home break-in suspect in New Ellenton, the Aiken County Sheriff's Office said. The man they're searching for is described as a slim build black man who stands approximately 6 feet tall wearing a camouflage hoodie with blue or black jeans, the Sheriff's Office said.

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  13. ARTS agrees to change Hitchcock Parkway's purpose and needRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | The Aiken Standard

    ... had few Aiken residents Thursday afternoon; a contrast to prior meetings where the Sandlapper Room in the Aiken County Government Center was standing-room only. Hitchcock Parkway was on the path to be widened, but took a hard turn last month after ...

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  14. Aiken County attorney turns in resignationRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | The Aiken Standard

    AIKEN STANDARD FILE PHOTO Former Aiken County Attorney Lawrence Brown, right, swears in Charles Barton, left, the Aiken County Auditor. Brown turned in his resignation Monday.

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  15. TalkBack for Nov. 7: Sales tax, vote, Channel 4Read the original story

    Nov 6, 2014 | The Star

    ... Now that the sales tax has succeeded, I would like to let downtown Aiken know it was nice to know you. Aiken County's new County building put us $28 million in debt. This new sales tax is going to put us $125 million in debt. Welcome to Detroit. Now ...

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  16. Exit survey to document where locals stand on social, political issuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | The Star

    ... has directed the project in election years. It is formally known this year as the 2014 Aiken Standard/USCA Aiken County Exit Survey. For several hours Tuesday, the college students solicited voters to take part in the survey. Those who responded ...

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  17. Checking for bounced checksRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | WRDW-TV Augusta

    Lots of people have bounced a check at some point, but thousands could actually go to jail for it, and that's just the list at the Aiken County Sheriff's Office. Tonight they had they're chance in court to clear their name, but it can happen easily happen to anyone "I don't even remember a check.

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  18. Veterans Day ceremony scheduled for Tuesday at Veterans Memorial ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | The Star

    AIKEN STANDARD FILE PHOTO Lewis Hutchinson, left, and Edward Stroman carry a wreath during last year's Veterans Day ceremony at the Aiken County Veterans Memorial Park. Veterans Day is filled with events around the country to honor the men and women who have served in the armed forces.

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  19. Man jailed after Monetta burglary attemptRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | The Star

    A man was jailed after a woman saw him trying to break into a building on her property in Monetta, according to the Aiken County Sheriff's Office. Frederick Cullum, 36, of Mathias Street in Monetta, was charged with malicious injury to personal property and placed in the Aiken County detention center, where he remained Thursday morning.

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  20. Secret Santa applications accepted SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | The Aiken Standard

    The church is sponsoring its 28th Annual Secret Santa of Aiken County, and the last day that it will accept applications is Saturday. The program reaches out to children of low-income families and purchases them new toys for the holidays.

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