FIRE DESTROYS AIKEN COUNTY HOME Fire destroyed a home in Beech Island overnight. Firefighters from three departments were first called to the home on Wall Street about 12:30 a.m. Two occupants of the home made it out safely and fire crews left about two hours later after the fire was out. They were called back […]
SOME GROVETOWN RESIDENTS WITHOUT WATER Some Grovetown residents and businesses were without water for hours today, thanks to a water main break at the corner of Harlem-Grovetown Road and Adams Lane. Officials confirmed that schools in the area do have water. It’s not known when the necessary repairs will be made.
LOCAL HOSPITAL WANTS TO OPEN CLINIC IN AIKEN University Hospital wants to add a prompt care facility in Aiken. The hospital’s board of trustees voted Thursday to spend nearly $3 million to build the 7,000 square foot facility on property the hospital already owns on Silver Bluff Road. Officials say it will be similar to […]
HEAVY LAW ENFORCEMENT PRESENCE FOR HOLIDAY WEEKEND The Labor Day weekend has arrived and a reminder that law enforcement officials will be out in full force looking for drivers under the influence, or those not following the rules of the road. Local deputies, Georgia State Patrol and “HEAT” teams throughout Georgia will be in the […]
SIGNED AGREEMENT TO LOWER HEALTH CARE COSTS Georgia Regents Medical Center and Cerner Corp. are working together to use technology to lower health care costs. The 14-year agreement was announced Thursday. Some Georgia Regents Health system information technology staff will become Cerner associates starting September 29 as part of the agreement. The agreement, called the […]
ROBBERY SUSPECTS SOUGHT IN AIKEN COUNTY The Aiken County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in identifying a couple of robbery suspects. Both are white. One was wearing a black shirt and light-colored jeans. The other was wearing a green plaid shirt and jeans. One of the suspects approached the clerk, covered his […]
TRACTOR-TRAILERS COLLIDED ON I-20 One driver was seriously hurt when two tractor trailers collided this morning on I-20 at mile marker 28 in Aiken County. The South Carolina Highway Patrol says both vehicles were headed east when one driver sideswiped the other semi, crossed the median, went into the westbound lanes and off the […]
MURDER SUSPECT IDENTIFIED Richmond County authorities have identified the suspect they’re holding in Sunday’s shooting that left one man dead and three people injured. Forty nine year old Robert Ivory Anderson of Wintervale Road is charged with the murder of 29 year old Quintroy Roberts, who was found dead late Sunday in the 1000 block […]