Latest Aiken Standard Stories
By Rachel Johnson, Aiken Standard, S.C. Aug. 2--All the world's a stage, and all the men and women merely players; they have their exits and their entrances; and one man in his time plays many parts.
By Rachel Johnson, Aiken Standard, S.C. Jul. 30--Aiken residents can enjoy an evening of beach music Friday in historic downtown Aiken.
By Rob Novit, Aiken Standard, S.C. Jul. 28--In her first summer as an instructor at USC Aiken's Kids in College camps, Ashley Windley has been busy. Last week she trained "mad scientists" each morning.
By Haley Hughes, Aiken Standard, S.C. Jul. 28--RIDGE SPRING -- Yon Family Farms in Ridge Spring has been recognized for its environmental stewardship.
By Haley Hughes, Aiken Standard, S.C. Jul. 23--Families everywhere are struggling with soaring gas and utility prices and are turning to local food banks for assistance, so Aiken's Bi-Los have kicked off a summer food drive to benefit the Golden Harvest Food Bank.
By April Bailey, Aiken Standard, S.C. Jul. 23--Over 18,000 feet of fencing is being installed at the Aiken Municipal Airport. Aiken Department of Public Works Director Larry Morris said the fencing is being paid for by a grant from the Federal Aviation Administration for over $200,000.
By Suzanne R. Stone, Aiken Standard, S.C. Jul. 21--Alysa Smith and Timothy Hall will bring their love of choral music to Hopelands Gardens tonight. The duo performs at 7 p.m. on the Roland H. Windham Performing Arts Stage at Hopelands Gardens as part of the Hopelands Summer Concert Series.
By Rob Novit, Aiken Standard, S.C. Jul. 20--The Aiken County Board of Education has had a superintendent evaluation process in the past, but it was "certainly not the most effective one," said Board Chair Dr. Christine Sanders. Current Superintendent Dr. Beth Everitt began work Jan. 2.
By Rachel Johnson, Aiken Standard, S.C. Jul.
By April Bailey, Aiken Standard, S.C. Jul. 19--Nationwide, kids are getting cancer at younger ages, said Joan Moffett, community outreach coordinator of the Savannah River Cancer Foundation.
- A young chicken: also used as a pet name for children.