This Place in Denmark, South Carolina, is Offering a Taste of Authentic Southern ComfortMicheal KnightNewsBreak Contributor
This Place in Denmark has gained quite a reputation for its delectable pastries and baked goodsMicheal KnightNewsBreak Contributor
Growing retail chain opens another location in South CarolinaKristen WaltersNewsBreak Contributor
Harmony of Change: A Black Parent's Melodic Journey from Artistry to AdvocacyGreenvioolNewsBreak Contributor
Russell's Pizza: A Pizzeria Worth the TripMicheal KnightNewsBreak Contributor
New details released in death of 6-year-old killed in hunting accident
Officials investigating the death of a 6-year-old boy killed during hunting season are releasing new details.
Sheriff’s Office investigating death 30-year-old found in Edisto River
The Aiken County Sheriff's Office, along with the Coroner's Office, is investigating the death of an Aiken man after his body was found in the Edisto River.
A police chief in the Midlands was arrested. Here’s why he was charged
The police chief was locked up in the county jail, according to SLED.
Mysterious dog illness has reached Aiken, vets confirm
AIKEN, S.C. (WRDW/WAGT) - A mysterious dog illness is hitting the United States, and a message to pet owners in Aiken confirms a case has been diagnosed at a local animal hospital. The National Vet Association said the mysterious outbreak started in mid-August in Oregon. It’s similar to kennel cough,...
Man Wanted in Aiken for Fraud and Forgery
The Aiken Department of Public Safety is asking for the community’s help in finding Aaron Jay Carter. Carter is wanted on 2 counts of Financial Identity Fraud, and 2 counts of Forgery. Description of Carter:. Black. 5’11”. 180 pounds. 46 years old. Black hair. Brown eyes. The Aiken...
3-vehicle crash blocks lane on I-26 in Orangeburg County
ORANGEBURG COUNTY, S.C. (WRDW/WAGT) - A three-vehicle accident on I-26 caused one lane to be blocked and unknown injuries early Wednesday morning, according to South Carolina Highway Patrol. Officials say the call came in at 5:56 a.m. for the accident on I-26, mile marker 162 eastbound in Orangeburg County. At...
Elko, Nevada: A Testament to the Transformative Power of Railroads
In the heart of the American West lies Elko, Nevada, a town whose very existence is entwined with the storied past of the Elko Railroad. Established in 1868 by the Central Pacific Railroad, Elko burgeoned into a vital hub, its tracks a lifeline for a burgeoning population and a gateway for goods. The railroad, a symbol of progress, propelled the growth of ranching and mining, and left an indelible mark on the town's culture and economy. Early Elko thrived with the establishment of the Humboldt Lodging House, the Cosmopolitan Hotel, and the first county courthouse, evidencing the town's rapid transformation.
New Home Needed: Meet the Latest Adorable Cats Up for Adoption in aiken, SC
Considering pet adoption? Or perhaps you just enjoy all things cute and cuddly? Numerous charming pets are ready for a loving home at animal shelters situated in and near aiken.
106-Year-Old South Carolina Woman Says Secret to Long Life Is Praying: ‘I Thank the Lord’
‘If we pray right and kind of halfway do right, I believe the Lord is going to hold us right here for a while,’ Evelyn Jones Eaddy said
South Carolina High School Boys Basketball Schedule, Live Streams in Barnwell County Today - November 29
High school basketball is on the schedule today in Barnwell County, South Carolina, and info on these matchups is available in this article, if you're looking for how to stream them. Follow high school basketball this season on the NFHS Network! Keep tabs on your family or alma mater and...
Tony Never Expected To Need A New Home, But He Does
Tony never expected to need a new home, but he does. Say “hi to Tony. Tony is at the Aiken Animal Shelter because his person moved without him. He’s nervous about what is going to happen next. He’s learning it’s hard being an adult cat in a shelter full of cuddly kittens. He wonders if he’ll have a home for the holidays. You can make his dreams come true.
‘Other side of addiction’: Recovery Road opens men’s home
AIKEN, S.C. (WRDW/WAGT) - With high opioid overdose numbers in both Aiken and Richmond counties, the need for long-term recovery centers is on the rise. After operating a women’s shelter for four years, Recovery Road Ministries celebrated the grand opening of its men’s home on Wednesday. Dozens of...
Some Christmas events rescheduled due to rainy forecast
AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) - The CSRA is welcoming the holiday season with open arms, but some events are being rescheduled because of a rainy outlook. Columbia County and Aiken have moved up their Christmas tree lightings to Thursday after originally scheduling them over the weekend. In Evans. Columbia County has...
Shooting at Walmart under investigation, SC police say
At least one person was hospitalized following the shooting, according to law enforcement.
79-year-old killed in Aiken County crash
AIKEN, S.C. (WJBF) – Saturday, the Aiken County Coroner’s Office responded to a single-vehicle accident that has claimed the life of an Aiken man. The accident happened at 4:39 p.m. in the 3000 block of Wagener Road near Holcomb Road. The driver of a 2006 Chevrolet Trailblazer was traveling west on Wagener Road when the […]
Shotgun-wielding suspect injured in gunfight with Aiken County sheriff's deputies
South Carolina Law Enforcement Division is investigating an officer-involved shooting in Aiken County. Deputies were dispatched to the 300 block of Depot Avenue Northeast in Salley (about 26 miles east of Aiken) at about 1:05 a.m. Sunday regarding a suspect armed with a shotgun, according to Aiken County sheriff's Capt. Eric Abdullah. The 911 caller reported that the suspect showed up armed at her home and left. ...
Hog Heaven: Salley celebrates annual Chitlin Strut
The small town of Salley was full of energy Saturday as it played host to the annual Chitlin Strut, a festival and parade celebrating Lowcountry heritage. Many guests made sure to stop for a plate of chitlins, a traditional Gullah Geechee dish made from pork intestines. Beginning in 1966, the...
First Black chief deputy pinned at Orangeburg County Sheriff's Office
ORANGEBURG, S.C. — The Orangeburg Sheriff's Office held their official pinning ceremony on Tuesday morning at Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College. Several officers received their pins and honors from Sheriff Leroy Ravenell. Chandra Gibbs, who joined the department in 2016, is the first African American female to be the chief deputy...
Aiken's Annual Downtown Tree Lighting Rescheduled to November 30 Due to Weather
The City of Aiken Parks, Recreation & Tourism Department has rescheduled the 35th annual Downtown Tree Lighting due to weather forecasts. The event will now occur on Thursday, November 30, 2023, from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm at the same location, Newberry Street in Historic Downtown Aiken. Attendees can get updates through the Aiken Explorer app or by texting “AIKENRAINALERT” to 91896.
The gas price fluctuate between $2.99 and $3.19 in Blackville as of 2023-11-28. Find the cheapest station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Tuesday is $3.246, a week ago the price is $3.295 , according to AAA.