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North Augusta approves pro-law enforcement march

North Augusta City Council approved a march supporting law enforcement Monday night that will be held Oct. 24 at 11 a.m. downtown.According to the permit application, the "Back the Blue" march will start at the Municipal Building at 100 Georgia Ave. and end at John C. Calhoun Park at 714 Georgia Ave., a walk of just over one-half mile. Organizers and North Augusta couple David Weikle, 62, and… → Read More

Westminster Schools seeks to form robot league; needs community votes

Westminster Schools of Augusta is one of 200 finalists fighting for a chance to win a $25,000 grant to use for a new robotics league for Augusta-area → Read More

Augusta University to offer saliva COVID-19 test

Augusta University Health will start offering coronavirus testing via saliva for children Tuesday and for adults Monday, Sept. 28.Spokeswoman Danielle → Read More

Augusta University offering saliva COVID-19 test

Augusta University Health will start offering coronavirus testing via saliva for children Tuesday and for adults Monday, Sept. 28.Spokeswoman Danielle → Read More

Sept. 20: Georgia, South Carolina see fewer new COVID-19 cases

Both Georgia and South Carolina saw much smaller increases in statewide COVID-19 cases Sunday.Georgia Department of Public Health reported 1,134 cases and → Read More

Update: Missing Aiken sisters located and unharmed

The Aiken County Sheriff’s office says two Aiken sisters reported missing Thursday have been located.Capt. Eric Abdullah said Emily McCarty, 13, was located just before midnight, while her 10-year-old sister was located by the sheriff’s office near her home hours earlier. Both were unharmed. → Read More

Update: Aiken teen missing and endangered, sister found unharmed

Aiken County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help in finding a missing and endangered teen, while her sister was located by authorities.Capt. Eric Abdullah said Emily McCarty, 13, of Aiken, was last seen late Wednesday night at her home in the 100 block of Wash A Way Drive. Emily’s sister, who had also been reported missing, was located by the sheriff’s office near her home unharmed… → Read More

Aiken sisters missing and endangered

Aiken County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help in finding two young sisters who are missing and endangered.Capt. Eric Abdullah said Emily McCarty, 13, and Mary "Madison" McCarty, 10, of Aiken, were last seen late Wednesday night at their home in the 100 block of Wash A Way Drive. They were reported missing around 1 p.m. Thursday by their family. As the investigation continued, it was… → Read More

Aiken Regional Medical Centers rolls back visitation restrictions

Aiken Regional Medical Centers is increasing the number of visitors allowed in the building starting Monday, Sept. 21.Director of marketing Ashlee Brewer → Read More

Swainsboro man arrested for hosting cockfights

An elderly Swainsboro man was arrested on federal charges for owning and operating a cockfighting venue as part of a larger crackdown on cockfighting in → Read More

Aiken County students can now get free breakfasts and lunches

Aiken County Public Schools students can now receive free daily breakfasts and lunches whether they are hybrid or virtual learners.Spokesman Mike Rosier → Read More

Aiken County schools report 18 new COVID-19 cases; 195 quarantines

Aiken County schools reported Wednesday that there were 18 new coronavirus cases among students and teachers last week.The data is for cases between Sept. 6 and 12.Spokesman Mike Rosier said there have been 40 cases since reopening for in-person and virtual education Aug. 31. So far, 195 students and employees have been quarantined.The school district does not provide exact numbers from each… → Read More

USC Aiken announces auditorium Fill-a-Seat-Today campaign

University of South Carolina Aiken’s Etherredge Center is looking to give its performers a full-house audience while also keeping patrons at a safe social distance.Following the model of several professional sports leagues, the center has announced online its Fill-a-Seat-Today campaign where cutouts of patrons will be placed in the center’s physical seats so performers have a visual of all those… → Read More

Suspect in Graniteville double-homicide identified

Details of Saturday’s fatal shooting of a Graniteville couple, including the identity of the suspect, were released by Aiken County Sheriff’s Office Tuesday.Capt. Eric Abdullah said investigators started looking into the deaths Saturday evening when Lacy Boyd, 43, and her 51-year-old boyfriend were discovered shot and killed in a home on Louise Street. The man’s name has not been released,… → Read More

Aiken County school board hears concerns at town hall

Aiken County teachers and residents voiced their opinions and questions about school reopening and other topics during a town hall meeting hosted by the → Read More

Aiken County school board hears

Aiken County teachers and residents voiced their opinions and questions about school reopening and other topics during a town hall meeting hosted by the → Read More

Eisenhower Medical Center returns Exchange Pharmacy to normal service

Eisenhower Army Medical Center’s Exchange Pharmacy will return to normal services starting Sept. 21 at 9 a.m.Public Affairs Officer Scott Speaks said the curbside, drive-through pharmacy will no longer be available. As before, visitors are asked to park and enter the PX mall.To comply with CDC guidance, the workflow is as follows: Qflow (numbering machine) kiosks have been relocated to outside… → Read More

Richmond County school board president named to Georgia Professional Standards Commission

Gov. Brian Kemp has appointed Richmond County School System’s board president Jimmy Atkins to the Georgia Professional Standards Commission. → Read More

Sept. 13: Georgia adds fewer COVID-19 cases, South Carolina sees surge

Georgia reported 1,409 cases and 46 deaths Sunday, bringing its statewide count to 294,315 cases and 6,333 deaths.Georgia Department of Public Health said → Read More

Aiken County school board delays full in-person learning for hybrid elementary students

Aiken County’s hybrid elementary school students will not return to full in-person learning until at least Oct. 12.Aiken County school board made → Read More