Aiken County Newswire (Page 8)

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  1. Earthquake shakes Aiken CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2014 | The Star

    ... was 7 miles south of Aiken and 2 miles northwest of New Ellenton. That area is not on the Savannah River Site. Aiken County residents reported feeling the earthquake in Aiken, Windsor, Graniteville, New Ellenton, North Augusta and other parts of ...

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  2. S.C.'s unemployment rate increases to 6.4 percentRead the original story

    Sep 19, 2014 | The Aiken Standard

    ... more than 138,000 South Carolinians are unemployed but trying to find a job, an increase of 13,400 from July. Aiken County's unemployment rate increased to 6.7 percent in August, up from 6.6 percent in July, according to the South Carolina ...

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  3. Third suspect jailed in Christmas Eve home invasionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2014 | The Aiken Standard

    ... Oliver, 17, was charged with first-degree burglary, armed robbery and attempted murder. He was placed in the Aiken County detention center, where he remained Monday afternoon. Law enforcement responded to a home invasion on Mockingbird Lane in Aiken ...

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  4. Guided tours, new exhibits are planned for museumRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2014 | The Aiken Standard

    Staff Photo by Stephanie Turner The sports and recreation room, which contains pictures and memorabilia such as this baseball glove, is on the second floor of the Aiken County Historical Museum. Editor's note: This is one part in an occasional series on museums in Aiken County and the surrounding areas.

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  5. TalkBack for Sept. 15: Gated communities, Hitchcock Parkway, dress codeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2014 | The Aiken Standard

    The gated communities asking for reimbursement for cleaning up the ice storm debris is asinine. I live in Aiken County, outside the city limits and not in a gated community.

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  6. Aiken Polo Club starts fall season with a partyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2014 | The Aiken Standard

    ... Terri Morris, business manager for the club. There were drinks and food from Shane's Rib Shack to enjoy, and Aiken County Councilman Andrew Siders sang 'The Star-Spangled Banner.' The new pavilion is made of red cedar and is 134 feet by 24 feet. It ...

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  7. Aiken House legislators react to Harrell indictmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2014 | The Star

    House members from the Aiken County Legislative Delegation said they are saddened by House Speaker Bobby Harrell's decision to suspend himself after a recent indictment, but agree that he made the right decision. Specifically, the indictment says Harrell paid himself $294,000 of untaxed money from his campaign account over a three-year period beginning in 2009.

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  8. Ellen Luton new United Way marketing directorRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2014 | The Aiken Standard

    Ellen Luton has been named the director of marketing and communications for United Way of Aiken County. Luton is a native of the Aiken area where she currently resides with her husband Derek and their three children, Caroline, Ashley and Jack.

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  9. TalkBack for Sept. 14: Resentment, voicemails and golf tournamentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2014 | The Aiken Standard

    ... a few charity golf tournaments to make up the money they spent on cleaning up after the storm? Why doesn't the Aiken County School System get out of the business of building and maintaining the schools? They should sell them to willing buyers and ...

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  10. FOTAS: On the move: New FOTAS van saves livesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2014 | The Aiken Standard

    Summers are hard at the Aiken County Animal Shelter. As temperatures soar, so do the intake numbers for homeless animals.

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  11. Respiratory illness in children raises concerns locallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2014 | The Aiken Standard

    ... 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. The Centers for Disease Control and ...

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  12. Former Aiken officer and pastor Ike Lewis rememberedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2014 | The Star

    ... lives as a police officer, a soldier, a church member and a devoted family man. Born in Aiken, Lewis attended Aiken County Public Schools and received a degree in criminal justice from the University of South Carolina. Lewis served in the Army as a ...

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  13. Aiken Sheriff's Office seeks help locating missing Windsor manRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2014 | The Aiken Standard

    The Aiken County Sheriff's Office is asking the community for any information on the whereabouts of a missing Windsor man. Laurell Doody, who goes by the name Todd, of 151 Beetle Lane, was last seen at his residence on Tuesday.

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  14. Job, resource fair focuses on militaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2014 | The Star

    ... be on-hand include Aiken Regional Medical Centers, Georgia Regents University Hospital, Dumpster Depot, the Aiken County Sheriff's Office, Tri-Development Center, Health Source of Aiken and Edward Jones. Among the resources sharing information ...

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  15. Jackson bar robbed at gunpointRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2014 | The Star

    Several people were robbed at gunpoint at a Jackson bar early Friday, according to the Aiken County Sheriff's Office. The incident happened at Palmetto Roadhouse on Atomic Road just after 2 a.m. Friday, according to a sheriff's report.

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  16. Aiken officers to attend Charleston deputy's funeralRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2014 | The Star

    Staff photo by Stephanie Turner Members of Aiken Public Safety's honor guard, pictured here at a recent event, will attend Monday's funeral services for slain Charleston County Deputy Joseph Matuskovic. There will likely be swarms of officers present when a slain Charleston County deputy is laid to rest Monday, and among them will be several officers from Aiken County.

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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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