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Ruling for South Carolina's rural schools is encouraging for reform

...at an ideal time, which complements the citizens of Aiken County, who recently passed a penny sales tax to improve school...Regarding the penny tax approved by the citizens of Aiken County, one might beg to know how this source of funding might...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-11-23/ruling-south-car
Rants & Raves

...TAKE ALL THE COPS out of Ferguson, Mo., and soon the locals will be begging for the cops to return. SO COLUMBIA AND AIKEN County voters voted to raise their own taxes. Suckers like that just keep voting for politicians to pick their pockets. HOW...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-11-22/rants-raves
Aiken County couple dead in murder-suicide

...employee fatally shot his wife then took his own life in Aiken County, officials said Saturday morning.A preliminary investigation...Family members called 911 about 1:30 a.m., and an Aiken County sheriff's deputy and New Ellenton police officer discovered...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-11-22/aiken-county-couple-de
Metro | The Augusta Chronicle

...Brown By Meg Mirshak By John Gogick By Christina A. Cassidy Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014 So Columbia and Aiken County voters voted to raise their own taxes. Suckers like that just keep voting for politicians to pick their pockets. ...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/metro
Aiken County employee salaries database | The Augusta Chronicle

Sunday, November 23, 2014 Aiken County employee salaries database Database of Aiken County employees' salaries. February...Online Database by Caspio Source: Aiken County government. Don't Miss ...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/data/Aiken_County_salaries
Thanksgiving closings

...for the Thanksgiving holiday:AIKEN COUNTY? Aiken city offices, county offices...closed Thursday and Friday? Aiken county landfill and drop-off centers, Aiken city garbage closed Thursday? Aiken county schools closed Wednesday-Friday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-11-20/thanksgiving-closings
Tax payments by credit card cost more

...Columbia and many other counties are assessed a percentage fee. Richmond and Columbia counties charge 2.25 percent. Aiken County charges 1.9 percent.Richmond has charged the fee since it started allowing customers to pay with a card in 2009...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-11-20/tax-payments-credit-card
Venue change sought in Aiken police slaying

...He appeared in court Friday in Aiken County for a pre-trial hearing, with...venue or select jurors outside Aiken County was premature. They would have...delay the trial. MacDougall said Aiken County was entirely too biased."This...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-11-21/venue-change-sought-ai
Draw-down continues at Langley Dam

...according to a statement from the Aiken County Sheriff's Department.The dam...contact the office of Clay Killian, Aiken County administrator, at (803) 642-2012...contact Sgt. Jason Feemster, of the Aiken County Sheriff's Office, at (803...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-11-21/draw-down-continues-langley-
Eddie Ware

...grandchildren and 21 great grandchildren; many nieces and nephews. He was born in and has been a lifelong resident of Aiken County, S.C. He was a US Army Veteran. He was a member of Almond Branch Baptist Church in Aiken, S.C. He and his wife...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000173236878