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Mary Liz Nolan

4 months ago

ONE BREAK-IN SUSPECT IDENTIFIED

  The Aiken County Sheriff’s Office has identified one of the suspects in a case involving a rash of vehicle break-ins in the Sage Creek subdivision in Graniteville last week. 20 year old Christopher Griffin is wanted in connection with the incidents.  Police say the suspects used a credit card taken from one of the […]

Mary Liz Nolan

4 months ago

SOME AGY WORKERS IN AIKEN ARE ON STRIKE

  Members of the General Drivers, Warehousemen and Helpers Local Union No. 509 are on strike at the AGY fiberglass plant in Aiken. The strike began at midnight when contract negotiations failed between union members and company officials. One worker who asked not to be identified said too many things were unacceptable in the new […]

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4 months ago

WOULD-BE ROBBERS ARRESTED

  Two people were taken into custody earlier this week after an employee notified authorities about what appeared to be a would-be robber in the store’s parking lot. An employee at Windsor Jewelers on Jefferson Davis Highway in Beech Island called the Aiken County Sheriff’s Office after spotting a male with a red shirt wrapped […]

Mary Liz Nolan

4 months ago

PARTRIDGE INN SET TO GO ON THE AUCTION BLOCK

  The Partridge Inn goes on the auction block later this month.  Bidding will start at $2 million when they’re accepted, starting May 19. You can find the listing on auction.com. The historic hotel was first listed on that website a year ago, but the listing was pulled days before the bidding was set to […]

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4 months ago

NATIONAL DAY OF PRAYER OBSERVED TODAY

  The nation observes a National Day of Prayer today. For the 63rd consecutive year, events are planned across the country to encourage people to set aside some time to pray for the nation. Several National Day of Prayer events are scheduled in the area today.  There’s a service at 6:00 p.m. at Beulah Grove […]

Mary Liz Nolan

4 months ago

OPEN BURNING BAN TO GO INTO EFFECT

  Georgia’s open burning ban goes into effect Thursday.  The open burning ban prohibits residents and businesses from burning yard and land-clearing debris from May 1 through September 30.  The ban is in addition to the year-round state ban on burning household garbage. Officials say there are some exceptions, however.  Campfires and agricultural activities are […]

Mary Liz Nolan

4 months ago

FATHER AND DAUGHTER CHARGED IN “CHOP SHOP” OPERATION

  An Augusta father and daughter have been charged after sheriff’s deputies broke up a “chop shop” operation.  37 year old Sammy Hardwick Jones was charged after deputies got a tip that a stolen truck was being stripped in the 3700 block of Byrd Road. Deputies found the engine and other parts of a truck […]

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4 months ago

SCAM ALERT IN THE AREA

  The Columbia County Sheriff’s Office says they’ve received two reports recently regarding a new phone scam.  The person calls and tells the victim he is with the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office and they’ve missed reporting for jury duty.  Now, he says, there is a warrant for the person’s arrest. The scam artist tells the […]

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