USC Aiken baseball sweeps doubleheader vs. Claflin
The USC Aiken baseball team picked up a doubleheader sweep of Claflin Saturday afternoon by scores of 14-1 and 15-7. The Pacers are now 6-10 on the season, including 2-0 in PBC play. In the bottom of the first, Josh Sharp reached on an error, swiped second and went to...
We Are Aiken County: Soil, terrain make Aiken County attractive for golf courses
Editor's note: We Are Aiken County is a series of articles that will run through March 16. It celebrates people, places and events that shaped Aiken County. The secret's in the soil. The reason that Aiken County is so popular with the equestrian community — it's sandy, well-drained soil —...
Column: Aiken was lucky to have Jameson lead Chamber
It’s a new day for business in Aiken. Aiken Chamber of Commerce President and CEO J. David Jameson retired from his position Thursday, and Jim Tunison began his duties as Jameson’s successor Friday morning at the monthly chamber breakfast. After 50 years in chamber and economic development work,...
Boot Scootin for Our Kids: Western-themed fundraiser benefits Child Advocacy Center
The Child Advocacy Center of Aiken County’s largest fundraiser is the annual Boot Scootin’ For our Kids event. This year, the event lands on March 8 and will be held at the Big Red Barn at 6 p.m. Each $75 ticket for event entry goes directly towards the...
Fate of historic Salley school discussed by ‘concerned’ community after open forum meeting is canceled
SALLEY — Community members gathered Feb. 29 to discuss their thoughts relating to the proposed sale of the town’s historic Sardis School after a Salley Town Hall open forum meeting was canceled. According to Brittany Wimmer, a member of Unique Impressions in Salley, no definite reason was given...
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