Bizarre Relay Race Brings Joy to those in Need this Holiday Season Costumed runners walk, jog and run in a crazy, 10-lap race; a fundraiser for area children AIKEN, S.C. (Dec. 10, 2015) – Dozens of contractor employees at the U.S. Department of Energy Savannah River Site (SRS) recently combined zany fun with athletic competition […]
Autopsy Reveals Jackson Couple Murdered Aiken County Coroner Tim Carlton says an Aiken County man and his wife, found dead earlier this week at their home on Green Pond Road in Jackson, died from multiple gunshot wounds. Carlton confirmed 74 year old Baker Cochran and his 70 year old wife, Sandra, were murdered at their […]
Cabela’s Might Sell all or Part of Business Cabela’s may be looking for a buyer for all or some of the sports chain. The retailer, with a store off Riverwatch Parkway in Augusta, has been under pressure since late October when the investment firm Elliott Management bought a 6% stake and pushed for strategic changes […]
Clemson Tops new College Football Playoff Rankings The new College Football Playoff rankings are out and the top four schools are Clemson, Alabama, Oklahoma and Iowa. This weekend’s conference championship games will finalize the rankings and set which schools will take part in the second playoff.
USC Tops in Graduating Minority Students The University of South Carolina has been recognized today as one of the top universities in the country for improving graduation rates for minority students. In fact, USC is one of 26 schools singled out for outstanding performance in a new national report on minority student graduation rates. The […]
Finalists Announced for Edgefield Superintendent An Aiken County school official has been named one of three finalists for the Edgefield County superintendent’s position. King Laurence, associate superintendent for instruction in Aiken County, was employed as a teacher and assistant principal in Edgefield County for more than a decade before moving to Aiken County. The other […]