Plans for new hospital in Aiken County stalling
WRDW-TV
AIKEN COUNTY, S.C. (WRDW) – Leaders at University Hospital say they have been planning the possibility of creating a facility in Aiken County. Aiken County says that University Hospital filed a development permit with the county for an area of land in ...
University Hospital plans Aiken facilityAiken Standard

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Brown born in Barnwell County, kept mansion in Aiken County
Aiken Standard
Also known as the Godfather of Soul, James Brown was an iconic singer, songwriter and dancer who found his calling in funk and R&B music. Brown was born into poverty in Barnwell County in 1933 and raised in Augusta. He kept a home in Beech Island.



Julliard in Aiken names new Board
Aiken Standard
Joining the Board for the first time are Fred and Dede Dohse; Arthur “Buzz” Rich; Andrew Siders; Dr. Alan Whitehouse; Rick Wilson; and Bennett Bowers. Dr. Sandra Field, president emerita of Juilliard in Aiken, is returning. Members continuing their ...



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Judge sides with journalist asking attorney general for documents about James ...
Minneapolis Star Tribune
She said part of the reason she keeps pursuing the story is she wants to make sure Brown's dying wish to pay for scholarships for poor children in Aiken County and Augusta, Georgia, is done. "It is past time for the secrecy that has surrounded the ...
Journalist Wins Right to View James Brown's DocumentsThe Root

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No answers on how URS purchase will impact workers
Aiken Standard
URS has a large, local presence in Aiken, with the headquarters office of URS-GMOS located downtown on Newberry Street. The Aiken branch leads Savannah River Remediation, the Site's liquid waste contractor, in waste cleanup and tank closures.



KEEPING IT LOCAL: Local jewelers
Aiken Standard
... more than 10 years. She focuses mainly on wire-wrapped work. She has pieces at The Hen House in Aiken and has biannual shows. Pearce mainly creates custom pieces. To view her creations, visit www.pearcegrafx.com and click on “underwraps jewelry.

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Green Creek Hounds has impressive show season
Tryon Daily Bulletin
The Green Creek Hounds enjoyed a wonderful 2013-2014 hunting season with plenty of game and exciting hunting. During the summer when hunting is not an option, hunts turn to the show ring. Any huntsman who says they do not care about going to the ...



Going for gold | 8-year-olds compete at AAU Junior Olympics
WRDW-TV
There are two gold medalists in Aiken, and they are only eight years old. "I got the gold medal. I wanted to win. I wanted to throw it 20 feet, so I could win the gold medal," eight-year-old Krystal Johnson said. "I didn't know I could throw 30 feet. I ...



Journalist Wins Rights to View James Brown's Documents
The Root
Summer, for her part, is happy with the judge's decision, explaining to the Associated Press, that the reason she is so adamant about the story is because she wants to see through Brown's final wish to help underprivileged kids in Aiken County and ...



TalkBack for July 21: Taxes, church and Skateland
Aiken Standard
Those who live in Aiken and demand taxes be raised have never balanced a budget and never heard of the phrase debt free. Their homes have probably been repossessed. You don't know how to manage money and don't expect anyone else to either.

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