Aiken County Newswire (Page 8)

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  1. Tawanna Kelly and Joy: Local ventriloquist appears on 'Apollo,' talks careerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 | The Star

    ... love God,'' Kelly said. 'I didn't write any of this stuff.' In her early-20's, Kelly took a chance on the Miss Aiken County Pageant. Local weatherman Jay Jefferies was that year's emcee. Kelly was the first runner-up. Jefferies, who worked for WRDW ...

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  2. Wilson challenger campaigns in North AugustaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2014 | The Star

    ... approach. Black is running as a conservative Democrat for Wilson's seat, though he is not endorsed by the Aiken County Democratic Party. He believes, however, that he has the answers to many residents' concerns. A hardware store owner in Barnwell, ...

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  3. Aiken County Branch of NAACP will celebrate 96th anniversary SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2014 | The Star

    STAFF PHOTO BY DEDE BILES Philip Howell is the president of the NAACP's Aiken County Branch, which will celebrate the 96th anniversary of its founding on Sunday. The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, also known as the NAACP, has been around for more than 100 years.

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  4. Board seeks residents at sale tax option meetingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2014 | The Star

    STAFF PHOTO BY ROB NOVIT School Board members Tad Barber, left, and Levi Green will make presentation on Thursday at community meetings offering information on the local option sales tax proposal - Barber at H. Odell Weeks Actitives Center at 6:30 p.m. and Green at the New Ellenton Community Center at 7 p.m. The two ballot questions on a local option sales tax proposal won't be easy for Aiken County voters to decipher at the polls during the November general election. That's just one of the things that Aiken County School Board members hope to clarify during a series of community communication meetings that begin Thursday.

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  5. Compass Academy co-founder Jay Brooks expected in courtRead the original story

    Sep 16, 2014 | The Star

    Brooks, who faces criminal charges and a host of civil suits, is expected to go before a judge at 10 a.m. Thursday in the main courtroom of the Aiken County Judicial Center. Brooks was arrested in July 2013 on one count of securities fraud, but a grand jury returned indictments on forgery and a violation of the Securities Act in addition to securities fraud.

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  6. Hunley submarine replica exhibit, banquet coming to North AugustaRead the original story

    Sep 16, 2014 | The Star

    ... 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Piedmont Technical College, 506 Main St. On Sept. 27, the submarine will make its way to Aiken County and will appear from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Nancy Carson Library, 135 Edgefield Road. On Sept. 28, the Hunley replica will be on ...

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  7. Respiratory illness in children raises local concernsRead the original story

    Sep 16, 2014 | The Star

    ... local health officials on alert. As of Sept. 12, no cases of enterovirus D68, or EV-D68, had been confirmed in Aiken County or the rest of South Carolina. But that doesn't mean this area is safe from infection. 'I'm sure we'll see EV-D68 here in ...

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  8. SRS hiring boosts local economyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2014 | The Aiken Standard

    ... 2013 and employed 4,502 people. That number is now 4,745. In addition, approximately 2,500 SRNS workers live in Aiken County, a statistic that pleases David Jameson, the Greater Aiken Chamber of Commerce president and CEO. 'We're pleased to see that ...

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  9. Sammie McCloud carries North Augusta Middle School Jackets to victoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2014 | The Star

    ... in practice to get even better.' The contest was the first game for both teams and both head coaches - as the Aiken County Jamboree was canceled due to rain. For first year head coaches Boyd and Brent Dorn of Paul Knox, the game showed what they ...

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  10. Report: Woman struck in Clearwater hit-and-runRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2014 | The Star

    A North Augusta woman said she was struck by a vehicle that then fled the scene, according to the Aiken County Sheriff's Office. The incident happened about 1:40 a.m. Thursday on Westminster Way in Clearwater, according to a sheriff's report.

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  11. Animal Shelter reduces adoption fee for catsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2014 | The Star

    STAFF PHOTO BY DEDE BILES Sandy Larsen, a veterinary assistant at the Aiken County Animal Shelter, holds Napoleon and Grant, who are Bengal mixes. The Aiken County Animal Shelter is full of felines, and there is a deal available for people who are willing to give them homes.

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  12. Fish fry brings democratic speakers to AikenRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2014 | The Star

    ... very positive,' said Harold Crawford, the Aiken Democratic Party chairman. 'We have folks from all over Aiken County who come, folks from other counties and states, as well.' Last year's fish fry sold out, and Crawford expects the same this year. He ...

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  13. Wagener teacher accused of sending student's nude photo in group textRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2014 | The Star

    ... person without consent, according to Chief Tom Gray, of the Wagener Police Department. He was placed in the Aiken County detention center but had been released as of Wednesday afternoon. The incident happened July 24 at the high school, according to ...

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  14. Former North Augusta, Midland Valley stars spark North Greenville run gameRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2014 | The Star

    ... to break a 7-7 tie late in the first quarter. From that point, he and the Crusaders never looked back. The two Aiken county representatives didn't arrive at North Greenville together. Coleman actually attended The Citadel out of high school, when he ...

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  15. Report: Alleged scammer claimed to be Aiken sheriffRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2014 | The Star

    A man claiming to be Sheriff Michael Hunt tried to scam a woman out of more than $500, according to the Aiken County Sheriff's Office. The Graniteville woman told officers on Monday that she has received several calls from a man with a 'heavy accent,' according to a sheriff's report.

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  16. Richard BootheRead the original story

    Sep 10, 2014 | People Sentinel

    ... In 1989, he retired from the U.S. Forestry Service after 34 years of service. He spent the next 14 years with Aiken County Recycling until 2010. Hoover was a U.S .Army Veteran having served during the Korean Conflict. He was a member of Hillcrest ...

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  17. Board sets presentation scheduleRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2014 | The Aiken Standard

    STAFF PHOTO BY ROB NOVIT Keith Liner, left, an Aiken County School Board member, talks with Board attorney Bill Burkhalter following a meeting on Tuesday. District officials or a School Board member will appear at these meetings to make presentation about the proposal, which will be placed before voters in the November general election.

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  18. Man pleads guilty to shooting death before trial beginsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2014 | The Aiken Standard

    ... County charge of possession of a stolen pistol, which will run concurrently with the other sentences. Aiken County deputies responded to a shooting at the Lucky 7 convenience store on Hampton Avenue the night of Dec. 15, 2012, according to Deputy ...

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  19. La Dee Da closes store to go mobileRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2014 | The Aiken Standard

    ... where ladies can host parties and shop with no pressure.' The other aspect is to set up the mobile store around Aiken County and use social media to put the word out. 'Right now we can set up locations in Aiken County - we're still working on ...

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  20. Aiken Regional announces prompt care facility, competing with University HealthcareRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2014 | The Aiken Standard

    ... an 88-bed, 86,000-square-foot assisted living facility in The Village at Woodside. A few months later, in July, Aiken County Planning and Development confirmed it had on file a development permit for University to build a new, 50-bed medical center ...

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