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Rene Richardson, of Martinez, has taken in two children of a soldier recently deployed to Afghanistan. She is one of five finalists that could receive $100,000 and a year off work.
The retrial of a Lawanda Concettes Tripp, accused in the 2009 death of a toddler she was baby-sitting, started Tuesday.
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A house belong to Martinez-Columbia Fire Rescue Engine 15's Keith Boulineau was damaged by lightning Thursday morning and fire department personnel have quickly come to his assistance.
A Columbia County grand jury recently indicted four people accused of violent crimes.
A Martinez woman was arrested Wednesday for abusing her elderly mother.
A sixth-grader at Lakeside Middle was charged Tuesday with making terroristic threats or acts toward classmates.
Authorities are trying to identify a woman they say used a Martinez man's debit card without permission.
Martinez-Columbia Fire Rescue personnel were called to a blaze Wednesday afternoon in the Bridlewood subdivision.
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• Aiken County Public Schools will distribute a digital newsletter throughout the school year featuring information about school events and accomplishments. To receive the newsletter, go to www.aiken.k12.sc.us and click on the newsletter link.
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