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No fireworks, no Fourth of July celebrations in Aiken
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AIKEN, S.C. (WRDW)-- Fourth of July and fireworks go hand in hand everywhere, but not in Aiken. Captain David Turno, of the Aiken Department of Public Safety, says the ban on fireworks in Aiken goes way back. "That goes back longer than me," said Turno ...

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State golfers sitting pretty in sport's rankings
The State
Kelly tied for third place in both the Palmetto Invitational in Aiken and the Southeastern Amateur in Columbus, Ga. Langdale shared fifth in the Palmetto and lost in a playoff for the title in the Rice Planters Invitational in Mt. Pleasant. He also led ...



Aiken Standard

Sukiya Japanese Steak House and Sushi opens in Aiken
Aiken Standard
Sukiya Japanese Steak House and Sushi is now open for business in Aiken. The restaurant, located in the old Bouncy Brats spot between Publix and Golden Corral, is a family-owned business that specializes in Japanese dishes. While living in Lexington, ...



Legal fireworks in Georgia doesn't slow sales in Aiken County
Aiken Standard
Further into South Carolina, Playford owns another Wacky Wayne's on Whiskey Road in Aiken. There, employee Ty Michael was helping customers load larger purchases into their vehicles while Raven and Ben Hromyak were inside looking for fireworks that ...



Evolution of The Alley in Aiken decades in the making
Aiken Standard
Seeing this decline, Johnson recalled, City leaders, including then-Mayor H. Odell Weeks, urged for a renewed focus on economic development and changes to the streetscape in Aiken. This included the planting of trees and other greenery downtown, ...



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Fire on Howlandville Road in Aiken County
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AIKEN COUNTY, S.C. (WRDW) -- Firefighters are looking into smoke in the attic of a home this afternoon. Dispatch sent the crew to 120 Howlandville Road around 5:45 p.m. The home is located near the intersection with Highway 421. Fire officials say ...

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UPDATE| Power outages reported in Aiken County and Edgefield County
WRDW-TV
AIKEN COUNTY and EDGEFIELD COUNTY, S.C. (WRDW) -- South Carolina Electric and Gas (SCE&G) confirms there are 1,700 active outages caused by 21 incidents in Aiken County. In Edgefield County, SCE&G confirms there are 19 active outages from 2 ...
Storm causes power outages in Augusta areaThe Augusta Chronicle

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The Augusta Chronicle

Code offers different building standards for senior centers
The Augusta Chronicle
OFFICIALS SAID many displaced Marshall Square residents have relocated to Cumberland Village, a sprawling senior resort in Aiken that includes both assisted and independent living sections, largely because of its safety features, some of which go ...

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Doubling the minimum wage is fraught with employment dangers
The Augusta Chronicle
... and injures countless other employees in the same general class, including the “hidden unemployed.” (The writer is a professor emeritus of financial economics at the University of Georgia. He lives in Aiken, S.C.). Please login or register to add a ...

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Hundreds without power, more storms expected in Aiken County
Aiken Standard
Strong thunderstorms moving through the area Thursday afternoon has knocked out power for hundreds of Aiken County residents. SCE&G is reporting more than 1,500 outage and Aiken Electric Cooperative is reporting 155 as of 5:45 p.m. Downed power ...


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