Posted: 06/21/2006 - Many Aiken County students will soon be riding to school in style. South Carolina bought new school buses for the first time in ten years. If you live in Aiken County, twenty of them may soon be rolling up to a bus stop near you.
Updated: 06/22/2006 - June 21, Aiken County sheriff Michael Hunt announced a new program to get your help in reporting crime. He calls it "Dime Out a Drug Dealer".
Posted: 06/21/2006 - Three people were arrested in a drug raid at an Aiken County home. More than $6700 was found at the house on Swamp Road in Beech Island. Eric Elam, Amy Rich, and Rebecca Addison face drug charges.
Posted: 06/21/2006 - Georgia hasn't seen a drought in several years, but that's changing. This year, late Wednesday afternoon, June 21, the governor declared a Level One drought statewide.
Posted: 06/21/2006 - A 21-year-old McRae man was arrested after trying to buy drinks with a checkbook he found at a bar. Unfortunately for Jody Brian Minor, the checkbook's owner was the bartender serving him.
Posted: 06/21/2006 - A local plant could have a new owner soon. Avondale Mills has found some prospective buyers for its Woodhead plant in Graniteville.
Posted: 06/21/2006 - Three people are in custody, and a child is going into foster care after Aiken County deputies found the makings of a meth lab at a home. It happened at 57 Forrest Drive in Beech Island.
Posted: 06/20/2006 - About 40 groups are trying to help over 1000 textile workers who will soon lose their jobs at Avondale Mills in Graniteville. The employees will lose more than their jobs...
Updated: 06/21/2006 - A new Georgia law goes into effect July 1. Two local sex offenders are among several people who are suing the state in federal court. These sex offenders say the law will leave them homeless.
Updated: 06/21/2006 - The graduation rates for our nation's high schools are in---and Georgia and South Carolina failed to make the grade. It's bad news for educators, parents, and students in both Georgia and South Carolina.
Posted: 06/20/2006 - Police are searching for the people who broke into a BP gas station on Gordon Highway early Tuesday morning. Police responded to an alarm around 3:30 a.m., June 20, and found packs of beer lying on the ground outside the business.
Posted: 06/20/2006 - New school buses will be available in South Carolina as students return to classes this fall. This is the state's first major bus purchase in ten years.
Posted: 06/20/2006 - The US Army Corps of Engineers is being sued by the state of Georgia. The state is accusing the Corps of draining too much water from Lake Lanier and other lakes on the Chattahoochee River.
Updated: 06/20/2006 - The South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating a wreck in Aiken County. It happened around 10 o'clock the night of June 19, when a van and car crashed on Vaucluse Road and Highway 191, about five miles west of Aiken.
Posted: 06/19/2006 - More than 430 military reservists based at Fort Gordon are heading to Iraq at the end of the week. This is the first ever deployment for the 324th Signal Battalion in its nearly 20-year existence.
Posted: 06/19/2006 - People in Graniteville will get another $450,000 for health and environmental concerns after last year's deadly train wreck. The money will go toward health screenings for people impacted by the crash.