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2 months ago

Boil Water Advisory in Effect in One Area of Aiken

Boil Water Advisory in Effect in One Area of Aiken Crews in Aiken worked through the night to repair a broken water main on Pipeline Road. A “boil water” advisory is now in effect for residents living on Pipeline Road, between Reynolds Pond Road and Shiloh Heights Drive. Officials say water should be boiled before […]

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2 months ago

Jeb Bush Coming to Aiken Next Week

  Jeb Bush Coming to Aiken Next Week Presidential candidate Jeb Bush will be making a campaign stop in Aiken next week. Bush will attend a town hall meeting next Wednesday, July 22, at Newberry Hall at 12:30 p.m.  The public is invited to attend. Meanwhile, Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker announced today he’s running for […]

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2 months ago

Two Announce Plans to Run for Columbia County Commission Seat

Two Announce Plans to Run for Columbia County Commission Seat A local businessman announced today he’s putting his name in the hat for the District 3 seat on the Columbia County Commission. Russell Wilder, who owns Top Shelf Cigar and Tobacco Shoppe in Martinez, made his announcement one day after former Columbia County Commissioner Frank […]

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2 months ago

Wal-Mart Competing with Amazon for Online Sales This Week

Wal-Mart Competing with Amazon for Online Sales This Week The online price fight is heating up between Wal-Mart and Amazon.com. Wal-Mart is lowering its free shipping minimum order to $35 from $50 until further notice and this Wednesday it will be offering discounts on thousands of items. That’s in response to Amazon’s highly promoted sale […]

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2 months ago

Text-to-9-1-1 Service Now Available in Columbia County

  Text-to-9-1-1 Service Now Available in Columbia County The Columbia County Sheriff’s Office is now offering text-to-9-1-1 service for wireless customers who subscribe to Verizon, AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile. You can now send a text in an emergency, up to 140 characters. Officials say the service should only be used in an emergency situation, when […]

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2 months ago

Danger: Playground Equipment Can Get Too Hot for Children

  Danger:  Playground Equipment Can Get Too Hot for Children As temperatures continue to rise, officials remind you that children can get heat-related burns from playground equipment that gets too hot. Parents and guardians should be aware of the following: Uncoated metal equipment or areas where heat reducing coatings have worn off or rubbed away; […]

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2 months ago

Confederate Flag Removed from SC Statehouse

  Confederate Flag Removed from SC Statehouse The Confederate flag was removed this morning from a flagpole on the grounds of the South Carolina Statehouse, where it has had a presence for 54 years.  The rebel banner was taken down during a ceremony this morning by a Highway Patrol honor guard in a ceremony attended […]

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2 months ago

Early Morning Wrecks Cause Traffic Delays

  Early Morning Wrecks Cause Traffic Delays An early morning accident in Columbia County involving an 18-wheeler Friday morning had traffic at a standstill on Columbia Road. Captain Steve Morris of the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office says 41 year old Josef Coefield of Union City lost control of the rig around 6:00 a.m. near Range […]

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