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Aiken 150, Internal Medicine Associates of Aiken

Since 1998, Internal Medicine As- sociates of Aiken, or IMAA, has been a primary care practice, committed to pro- viding excellent healthcare to the Aiken community. Founded by Dr. Gerald Gordon, M.D., F.A.C.P., who specializes in internal med- icine and infectious disease medicine, the practice has

AIKEN STANDARD - 2017-09-20 10:00:00

Suspect in Columbia County chase arrested in Aiken

AIKEN COUNTY, S.C. (WJBF) - The Aiken County Sheriff's Office has arrested a man wanted by the Columbia County Sheriff's Office after a chase across state lines. Mark Harmon was taken into custody Thursday morning at 1 a.m. at the Circle K on Bettis Academy Road. Harmon was also found to be in posse

WJBF.COM - 2017-09-21 14:11:36

Aiken 150, The Variety Restaurant

Jimmy "the Greek" Varos has been the owner of The Variety Restaurant since 1983 and believes in offering his customers a friendly atmosphere and the best and freshest seafood and aged beef around. Varos picks up his seafood from the coast of South Carolina each and every week. The chef at The Variet

AIKEN STANDARD - 2017-09-21 10:00:00

Letter: Aiken symphony gives great performance

The concert on Sept. 16 by the Aiken Symphony Orchestra and Pianist Adam Golka deserves a write-up. It was already wonderful for the new season to start and to attend another concert at the Etherredge Center. The concert we heard that night was the best yet; Beethoven's 5th Symphony, a well known pi

AIKEN STANDARD - 2017-09-21 03:43:00

Aiken Thoroughbred Racing Hall of Fame temporarily closed for repairs

The Aiken Thoroughbred Racing Hall of Fame and Museum - located within Hopelands Gardens - will temporarily be closed due to "necessary maintenance and repairs," the City of Aiken said Tuesday. The facility will be closed until Oct. 3, according to a City news release. Updates will be provided onli

AIKEN STANDARD - 2017-09-19 23:55:00

Aiken Concert Band to honor vets at next concert

The Aiken Concert Band's next concert will salute those who've put their lives on the line for their country - veterans. "Join us for our annual Veteran's Day concert while we pay tribute to the men and women who have served our country proudly," states the band's Facebook page. The concert will be

AIKEN STANDARD - 2017-09-20 18:39:00

What's playing in Aiken for the weekend of Sept. 22?

A social media interaction turns deadly for a popular college student and her friends. With Alycia Debnam-Carey, William Moseley, Connor Paolo. Written by Matthew Ballen, Philip Koch, Simon Verhoeven. Directed by Verhoeven. (1:32) R."Kingsman: The Golden Circle" NEW Sequel to the 2014 hit finds the

AIKEN STANDARD - 2017-09-21 00:00:00

City of Aiken to host solar energy workshops

As interest in solar energy continues to grow, the City of Aiken Energy and Environmental Committee has scheduled three information-sharing forums over the next few months. The workshops are titled "Solar 101, What you need to know," according to a news released issued by the City of Aiken, and pres

AIKEN STANDARD - 2017-09-20 22:04:00

Lt. Gov. Kevin Bryant to present $350K grant to Aiken for Eustis Park Community Center

Lt. Gov. Kevin Bryant is expected in Aiken next week to award the City with $350,000 of grant funding that will go toward the construction of the Eustis Park Community Center. An award ceremony and press conference is scheduled for 11 a.m. Tuesday at the future facility's location in Aiken at 843 Ed

AIKEN STANDARD - 2017-09-20 19:12:00

Public input wanted for Aiken bus route changes

There are currently three main bus routes between North Augusta and Aiken and today's presentation intends to provide the public with changes it can get behind. This presentation will include an overview of the current Transit Development Plan, problems with the plan and how they can be fixed. The L

WFXG.COM - 2017-09-20 10:59:02

Aiken Fair Announces Golden Badge Contest

The Western Carolina Faith is back for another year, and in good fashion. It's offering five lucky fairgoers the opportunity to win free admission into the 2017 fair everyday, plus unlimited access to rides. In order to find winners, The Western Carolina State Fair has revamped the golden ticket co

WFXG.COM - 2017-09-20 10:36:03

Aiken County couple charged with burglary

An Aiken County couple has been charged in connection to an attempted burglary at a home on Sapp Drive in Beech Island on Monday. Serrenzo Allen Hill, 29, and Jennifer Hill, 27, are both charged with first-degree burglary, according to jail records. A 66-year-old Beech Island man called the Aiken Co

AIKEN STANDARD - 2017-09-21 01:15:00

Aiken County police locate suspect wanted in Georgia

Investigators with the Aiken County Sheriff's Office have located the suspect who is wanted on charges with the Columbia County Sheriff's Office in Georgia. Mark Harmon, 35, of North Augusta, was located Thursday morning at 1 a.m. at the Circle K on Bettis Academy Road near I-20 in Graniteville, acc

AIKEN STANDARD - 2017-09-21 13:49:00

Aiken family finds a snake in their toilet

AIKEN, S.C. (WRDW/WAGT) -- Imagine going to use the restroom and finding an unexpected visitor where you least expect it. It happened to one local family when they were getting ready for a family dinner on Sunday. Phyllis Britt said it started out more strange than scary. "We were getting ready to s

WRDW-TV - 2017-09-19 15:12:00

Aiken Regional to host job fair

A job fair for qualified Registered Nurse, (RN) positions will be held Tuesday, Sept.19 from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Doubletree Hilton in Augusta, Ga. Some available positions qualify for a sign on bonus if you have two or more years of experience. A job fair for qualified Registered Nurse, (R

WJBF.COM - 2017-09-19 12:37:58

Aiken Technical College Radiology graduates earn 100 percent pass rate

Based off of a seven year tradition, Aiken Technical College's Radiologic Technology class passed the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists Certification Exam with flying colors. Mamie McRavin, Program Director for Radiology and Chair Person for Allied Health, explains why this is such a big

WFXG.COM - 2017-09-19 23:12:28

Aiken 150, Hutson-Etherredge Companies

Aiken is a town steeped in history, and Hutson Etherredge Companies is proudly marching through its 141st year in business. Located downtown, in the heart of Aiken, for nearly 15 decades, it is not only said by many, to be the longest locally owned and continuous business in downtown, but the longes

AIKEN STANDARD - 2017-09-19 10:00:00

Constitution Week at USC Aiken

Constitution Week at USC AikenConstitution Week at USC Aiken Updated: Tuesday, September 19 2017 11:50 AM EDT2017-09-19 15:50:03 GMT Celebrating the history of the United States Constitution comes easy during USC Aiken's public discussions.More >> Celebrating the history of the United States Constit

WFXG.COM - 2017-09-19 15:50:03

Letters go up on new Aiken High sign

The sign on the newly rerouted entrance of Aiken High School went up Monday. Workers installed the letters on either side of the entrance. Changes have been surrounding Aiken High with the new entrance, one of the lanes on Rutland Drive being turned into a left turn lane, and a new wing that is bein

AIKEN STANDARD - 2017-09-18 20:31:00

One in custody and four fled the scene during a home invasion in Augusta

AUGUSTA, Ga. (WJBF) - There was a home invasion on the 3800 Block of Creighton Place in Augusta, Ga early Thursday morning. According to Richmond County dispatchers, the call came in at 12:18 a.m. and started with a home invasion. Four suspects then fled the scene and one was taken into custody. Dis

WJBF.COM - 2017-09-21 09:31:21