Aiken County Newswire (Page 8)

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  1. Safety tips for Fall SteeplechaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2014 | The Star

    Aiken Standard file photo Pitcher Schaumann, then 3, enjoys a sucker and maintains his personal space as Mary Strauss, then 9, pets horses ridden by Aiken County Sheriff's Office officers at the Fall Steeplechase. The 23rd renewal of the Aiken Fall Steeplechase is expected to offer a good time with good weather, but officials have a few last-minute tips for race-goers to make sure everything runs smoothly Saturday.

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  2. City's Our Photo fundraiser proves successRead the original story

    Oct 24, 2014 | The Star

    ... T' Thomas. The contest was held instead of the annual Labor Day BBQ Cook-Off, which benefits the United Way of Aiken County each year. United Way works to improve education and help those in need achieve financial stability and promote healthy ...

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  3. Sales tax approval would affect five schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2014 | The Star

    ... a series of articles about the races and campaign issues of the 2014 general election, which will be Nov. 4. If Aiken County voters approve a 1 percent sales tax referendum on Nov. 4, what would happen next in regard to new-facility construction? ...

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  4. 'A step beyond': State and local agencies work together to prepare for, calm fears of EbolaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2014 | The Aiken Standard

    ... one-way communications of public health importance, including information and instructing regarding Ebola. Some Aiken County agencies have registered for the network and taken additional pro-active steps to prepare for a potential case of Ebola. ...

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  5. Report: Aiken man falls victim to 'Secret Shopper' check scamRead the original story

    Oct 24, 2014 | The Aiken Standard

    An Aiken man fell victim to a scam after receiving a check in the mail for $1,900 to be used in a 'Secret Shopper' program, according to the Aiken County Sheriff's Office. The 49-year-old victim reported Thursday that he received a UPS package at his home that contained a check for $1,900, according to a sheriff's report.

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  6. Letter: Sales tax will benefit communityRead the original story

    Oct 23, 2014 | The Star

    But as local retailers and parents of four children that were educated through the Aiken County Public School System, we argue that the one percent tax for school facilities improvement is not only good for the children of our community, it is vital to the continued economic growth of Aiken County. It can be argued that the quality of education a child receives is irrelevant of the quality of the facility they attend and much more dependent on the curriculum and teachers that administer the education.

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  7. Harrell pleads guilty, Aiken delegates call for stronger ethicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2014 | The Aiken Standard

    ... Thursday to six campaign finance violations and lost his seat in the House - an issue that members of the Aiken County Legislative Delegation believe is a sign to ramp up ethics reforms. Harrell has been under scrutiny recently after, prosecutors ... 1 comment

  8. Reminders before stepping to the polls in NovemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2014 | The Aiken Standard

    AIKEN STANDARD FILE PHOTO LeMario Tyler, 17, pushes a cart of ballot boxes into the Aiken County Government Center for unofficial South Carolina primary runoff election results. Editor's note: This is one in a series of articles about the races and campaign issues of the 2014 general election, which will be Nov. 4. South Carolina's general election is weeks away, with all eyes on who will come out on top for the state's next governor and the S.C. House of Representatives District 84 seat.

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  9. Choral Society wins arts commission grantRead the original story

    Oct 23, 2014 | The Star

    ... attending the Fall and Spring performances. A Madrigal Dinner: A Renaissance Yuletide Feast will be held at the Aiken County Historical Museum on Dec. 9 and Dec. 11, and a Winter Concert on Dec. 14 at 3:00 at Cornerstone Baptist Church. A Spring ...

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  10. TalkBack for Oct. 24: Storm cleanup, taxes and SAT scoresRead the original story

    Oct 23, 2014 | The Star

    ... of them achieved almost perfect scores. These seniors pulled up the average of all of the students. I see that Aiken County Sheriff Michael Hunt withheld information regarding the death of a bomb dog due to the deputy's misconduct. How sad for the ...

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  11. NAACP, Delta Sigma Theta political forum canceledRead the original story

    Oct 23, 2014 | The Aiken Standard

    A political forum sponsored by the Aiken County Branch of the NAACP and the Aiken Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority has been canceled. The decision was made to call off the event because many candidates weren't interested in participating, said NAACP Aiken Chapter President Philip Howell.

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  12. Haunted tours, festivals brewing up locally for HalloweenRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2014 | The Aiken Standard

    ... younger at 10:15 a.m., ages 3 to 5 at 11:30 a.m.; ages 5 and younger invited to trick-or-treat at 10:45 a.m.; Aiken County Public Library, 314 Chesterfield St. S. Thursday, Oct. 31 and Nov. 1 at 7:30 p.m.; $39, $49, $59, $74 and $94; Koger Center ...

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  13. Report: Felons found with handguns, shotgunRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2014 | The Star

    Two convicted felons were detained after officers found them with multiple firearms near a trash dump on Brandt Court, according to the Aiken Department of Public Safety. Ryan Colby Morgan, 24, of Bluebird Lane in Edgefield, and 28-year-old Joey Devon Atkerson of Hilltop Avenue in Aiken were each placed in the Aiken County detention center, where they remained Friday morning with pending charges.

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  14. Police: Store employee was peeping on customer in dressing roomRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2014 | The Star

    An Aiken store employee was charged with peeping tom after he tried to photograph a woman who was changing in the store's dressing room, according to the Aiken Department of Public Safety. Benjamin Taylor Bilton, 19, of Windsong Way in Warrenville, was charged with peeping tom and placed in the Aiken County detention center, where he remained on Friday morning.

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  15. Motorcycle accident shuts down part of Gateway Dr. in Aiken CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2014 | News 12 WRDW

    South Carolina Highway Patrol said the driver was airlifted to the hospital after the crash. Authorities responded to the scene at the Savannah River Research Campus around 6:30 a.m. WRDW.com is happy to provide a forum for commenting and discussion.

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  16. Deputies, security firm to keep fair safe and funRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2014 | The Star

    STAFF PHOTO BY CINDY KUBOVIC The Western Carolina State Fair opened with cool weather Thursday night. The fair will run through Saturday, Oct. 25. There will be plenty of rides, shows, food and fun at this year's Western Carolina State Fair, but organizers also want fairgoers to stay safe and will do that with help from private security and the Aiken County Sheriff's Office.

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  17. Police: Man raped woman after breaking into homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2014 | The Star

    A Graniteville man was jailed on multiple charges after he forced his way into a home and sexually assaulted a woman while her daughter was inside the home, according to the Aiken County Sheriff's Office. James Dyches Sr., 33, of Shotgun Lane, was charged with first-degree criminal sexual conduct, first-degree burglary, kidnapping and violation of a restraining order.

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  18. Column: Corley is best choice for House campaignRead the original story

    Oct 16, 2014 | The Star

    Working to ensure continued Republican representation of the 84th District is the last effort of public service that I owe the people I represent. Only a Republican will help to sustain and continue bringing quality manufacturing jobs to South Carolina and Aiken County.

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  19. Letter: Furnishing costs raise concernRead the original story

    Oct 16, 2014 | The Star

    ... our local government as well. A good example of this is how much money was spent on the furnishings at the new Aiken County Government Center. There is a website that the taxpayers of Aiken County should look at. At the Aiken County website you can ...

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  20. NAHS gets new assistant principalsRead the original story

    Oct 16, 2014 | The Star

    ... from the University of Phoenix. Higgenbottom previously was a special education teacher in Augusta and Aiken County before his new appointment. Also a North Augusta resident, Smith earned a masters degree in education at Southern Wesleyan University ...

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