Festival of the Woods returning on Sept. 26 in Aiken
Aiken Standard
Dr. Harry Shealy describes the Hitchcock Woods Foundation's Festival of the Woods as an “absolutely magical” event. “You are in this tent in the middle of Hitchcock Woods as the sun goes down,” said Shealy, the chairman of the foundation's board of ...



ANIMAL CONNECTION: Dogs in the rearview
Aiken Standard
She is thrilled to be able to mesh her creative passion and sales experience together now as Development Director, in charge of programming, fundraising, events, marketing and grant-writing. Chrissey and her husband David live in Aiken with their ...

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Letter: Berry right choice for House 84
Aiken Standard
She and I were colleagues in Aiken County Public Schools. I worked with her as an educator in various positions as she served through the years from teacher to assistant superintendent. I have found Berry to be a woman of action. I have found ...



Listen up! Sertomans seek support for school sound systems
Aiken Standard
Nancy Courtney and JoEllyn Coker have sound amplifier systems installed in their J.D. Lever Elementary School classrooms. They're also members of the Palmetto Sertoma Club in Aiken, which has long provided the funds to purchase systems throughout ...

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Aiken resident saddles up Carolina Moonshine for American Horsewoman's ...
Aiken Standard
STAFF PHOTO BY DEDE BILES Julie Robins and Carolina Moonshine will compete in the American Horsewoman's Challenge on Oct. 3-5 in Oklahoma. Their sponsors are Carolina Moon Distillery, The Muck Life and Dr. Jamie Carter of Southern Equine ...

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According to reports provided by the Aiken Department of Public Safety:
Aiken Standard
Burglaries were reported on Horse Trail Road in Aiken. Edgar Street in Warrenville, Hampton Avenue in Aiken, Old 96 Indian Trail in Wagener, Festival Trail Road in Wagener and Pine Grove Road in Beech Island. Vehicle break-ins were reported on Edgar ...



Acupuncture offers alternative to medicine for various ailments
Aiken Standard
Staff Photo by Stephanie Turner Laurie de Graaf has practiced acupuncture in Aiken for 8 years. She is pictured at her clinic on Silver Bluff Road. Staff Photo by Stephanie Turner Laurie de Graaf is an acupuncturist who will use massage and other ...

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Aiken County NAACP to celebrate 96 years
The Star
Dr. James will speak on the history of the NAACP in Aiken and will call for more from the audience. “He's going to speak on the NAACP over the 96 years we've been existence,” Gallman said. “He's also going to encourage people to be champions of justice ...



In case you missed it: Top stories from the weekend
Aiken Standard
Born in Aiken, Lewis attended Aiken County Public Schools and received a degree in criminal justice from the University of South Carolina. Lewis served in the Army as a staff sergeant in military intelligence and fought in the Vietnam War. He joined ...



SC law officers honor tops among them
SCNow
FORT JACKSON, S.C. — Law enforcement officers in Aiken and Beaufort County, as well as state and federal agents, have received top honors in South Carolina. U.S. Attorney Bill Nettles says law officers from around the state gathered Friday at the Fort ...

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