Aiken County settled many of its races in the primary election in June, but voters will decide on the next sheriff, U.S. senator, U.S. representative from District 2, and state senator from District 26. Incumbent U.S. Sen.

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Those trees along Georgia Avenue that were cut last week will be replaced, and could grow back even fuller and prettier.

Wed, 10/12/2016 - 1:16am

Deonne Whaley was in the middle of praising the good folks at the University of South Carolina Aiken when history professor Beth Georgian walked in with a plate of homemade molasses cookies. It was one more example of just how hospitable Aiken County was to the coastal residents fleeing Hurricane Matthew.

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Evans High School history teacher Eric Leiden can add Columbia County Teacher of the Year to the long list of roles he takes on as an educator.

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These accounts were taken from Columbia County Sheriff's Office incident reports: A local school lost hundreds of dollars worth of meat and suffered other damage after a breaker box was turned off during a burglary over the weekend.

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After voter registration concluded in Columbia County on Tuesday, more than 100,000 residents were registered to cast a ballot.

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During halftime shows in October, the Evans High School Marching Knights will wear pink plumes as part of their uniform that can be purchased in memory of or for a loved one. Donations will sponsor one plume.

Wed, 10/12/2016 - 12:04am

Augusta Christian Schools announced that 20 of its seventh-grade students qualified for the Duke University Talent Identification Program (TIP). Duke TIP is a nonprofit organization dedicated to serving academically gifted and talented youth.

Wed, 10/12/2016 - 12:03am

Three Evans-based mem­bers of the State Bar of Georgia have been appointed to serve as members of standing, special or program committees of the 48,000-member association for 2016-17. Columbia County Pro­bate Court Judge Alice W.

Wed, 10/12/2016 - 12:03am

Browse more photos from Game Day at Lady A and other Columbia County events at www.newstimesonline.com....

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Note from principal: START As principal of Columbia County Alternative School, I have observed Mr. Aaronson, a former elementary teacher, to grow and evolve within this nontraditional alternative education setting.

Wed, 10/12/2016 - 12:02am

After the competition ended Saturday afternoon, Lakeside senior outside hitter Shea Fincher held the volleyball region championship trophy and asked coach Moe McCormack what they planned to do with it. The Lady Panthers took it back to their school.

Wed, 10/12/2016 - 12:01am