Aiken County Newswire (Page 8)

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  1. In case you missed it: Top stories from the weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2015 | The Aiken Standard

    ... An Aiken man died Saturday after crashing his motorcycle less than a mile from his home, according to the Aiken County Coroner's Office. Hobert L. Poplin, 66, of Storm Branch Road, was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash, about a half-mile ...

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  2. School Board to consider naming NA High science wing after long-time teacherRead the original story

    Feb 8, 2015 | The Aiken Standard

    The Aiken County Board of Education will vote on a request to name the North Augusta High Science and Technology Wing after Dorothy Flanagan, a long-time science teacher, at its meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the district office at 1000 Brookhaven Drive. Flanagan taught science at North Augusta High for more than 40 years.

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  3. Family visits German ancestor's landmarksRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2015 | The Star

    The family of Gunther Liebelt made a long anticipated visit to Aiken and Saluda counties on Feb. 1 and 2. They came to see and experience places that were a significant part of their ancestors' history. Liebelt was one of the German prisoners of war who were encamped in Aiken in 1945 and employed on farm and timberland in the area.

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  4. Service top priority for new bail bond companyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2015 | The Star

    ... it. And, I like being different,” Eyth said of opening on the south side, about eight miles from the Aiken County detention center. “Of the people I have out on bond right now, a lot of them have thanked me for being in town.” ...

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  5. Aiken man killed in motorcycle wreckRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2015 | The Star

    An Aiken man died Saturday after crashing his motorcycle less than a mile from his home, according to the Aiken County Coroner's Office. Hobert L. Poplin, 66, of Storm Branch Road, was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash, about a half-mile from his home, according to Aiken County Coroner Tim Carlton.

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  6. Council to vote on Hayne Avenue bike lanesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2015 | The Star

    ... City Solicitor Paige Tiffany will present Council several options on bike implementations. In July 2012, the Aiken County Urbanized Area Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan identified Hayne Avenue as a perfect area for bicycle lanes, with the hope that one ...

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  7. North Augusta Idol show coming upRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2015 | The Star

    ... School. The show, featuring vocal, instrumental and dance performances, is open to students from throughout Aiken County Area Two (North Augusta and Belvedere), and is run by the North Augusta Cultural Arts Council. The 2014 champion was violinist ...

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  8. FOTAS: Notes from a busy day at the County shelterRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2015 | The Aiken Standard

    It was a busy afternoon at the shelter last Wednesday, when FOTAS hosted another Dog Ears Reading Program in conjunction with the Aiken County Public Library. Jenny Beck from the library waited with me for our first arrivals, along with volunteer Sharon Kahl and several Serteens.

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  9. Implementation of bike lanes up to CouncilRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2015 | The Aiken Standard

    STAFF PHOTO BY MAAYAN SCHECHTER Aiken resident Tom Lex, the chairman of the Aiken County Bicycle Pedestrian Advisory Committee, an advisory body for the subcommittee of the S.C. Augusta Regional Transportation Study, listens to discussions about bike lanes at a past City Council meeting. Now that bike-lane funding has been approved by the subcommittee of the S.C. Augusta Regional Transportation Study, it's up to City of Aiken staff and Council to decide how to implement those bike lanes and markings, according to Tom Lex.

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  10. Pelzer to speak at Child Advocacy Center's 100 Women DinnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2015 | The Aiken Standard

    Dave Pelzer has a sad story to tell, but people also have found it to be inspiring and full of hope. Local residents will have an opportunity to hear it during the 100 Women Dinner, which will benefit the Child Advocacy Dinner of Aiken County.

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  11. February Library EventsRead the original story

    Feb 6, 2015 | The Star

    The Aiken County Public Library, 314 Chesterfield St. S.W., is open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays, and from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays. • All day: A Love My Library Bingo sheet can be downloaded or picked up at the library and must be returned no later than Feb. 28. Designed for ages 10 and younger.

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  12. Woman falls victim to Craigslist job postingRead the original story

    Feb 6, 2015 | The Star

    A North Augusta woman was scammed out of $4,000 by what she thought was a job posting on Craigslist, according to the Aiken County Sheriff's Office. The 53-year-old victim told officers she applied for a job on Craigslist and that the suspect offered her a job as “an administrator” for his company, according to a sheriff's report.

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  13. Local governments face potential strainRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2015 | The Star

    Every year, local governments and municipalities face a battle to tighten their budgets, desperately trying not to raise property taxes or fees. Aiken County could now face an even greater stretch on the dollar if proposed bill H.3374 passes the state legislature.

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  14. In case you missed it: Top stories from the weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2015 | The Aiken Standard

    ... a veterinarian.” The ongoing murder trial for Stephon Carter is the first capital case to be tried in Aiken County in more than a decade. Carter faces the possibility of death if found guilty in the 2011 murder of Aiken Public Safety officer ...

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  15. Testimony in Carter trial to begin MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2015 | The Star

    Opening statements in the Stephon Carter murder trial are expected to begin at 10 a.m. today, and anyone planning to sit in the courtroom during testimony is asked to remember that certain items are prohibited in the courthouse, and certain behavior is expected in the courtroom. The Aiken County Judicial Center opens at 8:30 a.m. The only public entrance to the building is the entrance facing York Street.

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  16. Brushing pet's teeth daily can prevent gum disease, other dental infectionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2015 | The Aiken Standard

    ... mouths. Enlarge Submitted Photo Veterinary Services of Aiken is one of the only veterinary hospitals in Aiken County that has an X-ray machine. Submitted Photo Veterinary Services of Aiken is one of the only veterinary hospitals in Aiken County that ...

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  17. Displaying the Stars and Stripes properlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2015 | The Star

    ... worn. Some people have contacted the Aiken Standard inquiring about American flags they've seen flying around Aiken County, specifically, whether a flag should be flying at a particular time. Before Flag Day on June 14, 1923, there were no federal ...

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  18. FOTAS: Unchained: FOTAS, SPCA initiate Fences 4 Fido programRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2015 | The Star

    ... exciting new community initiative called Fences4Fido, through which we will build humane fencing for selected Aiken County families in need that currently contain their dogs through tethering and/or chaining or allow their dogs to roam at large. ...

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  19. TalkBack for Jan. 31: Langley Pond Dam, Joe Wilson and littered highwaysRead the original story

    Jan 30, 2015 | The Star

    Aiken County Council is doing the Langley Pond Dam just like they did the Clearwater Finishing Plant. They invested a lot of money and its never amounted to anything.

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  20. Chamber builds toward Aiken's futureRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2015 | The Star

    ... passing of the 1 percent sales tax, a tax allocating funds to rebuild and renovate public schools in Aiken County. Floyd strived to bring the community together, from Democrats to Republicans, from retired to young parents, to take on an issue for ...

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