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Candidates address car tax, poker

...will likely go on to face petition candidate Scott Singer, who turned in more than 1,350 signatures to the Aiken County elections office Thursday. If 1,026 of those signatures are valid, Mr. Singer will be on the ballot in the Oct. 5 special...
Metro | Aiken City Council | Aiken County Council
Officials rush to put local sales tax on ballot

AIKEN - A tax referendum soundly rejected by Aiken County voters in 1992 is again being advocated by city councils in Aiken and North Augusta. Both municipalities have passed resolutions at meetings this month, asking Aiken County Council to place the original version of the Local Option Sales Tax on the ballot in the November special election. County officials, however, say they doubt the question will be put to the taxpayers this fall because there may not be time to get it on the ballot.
Metro | Aiken City Council | Aiken County Council | North Augusta City Council
Across the area

...federal firearm charges, U.S. Attorney J. Strom Thurmond Jr. said. Sidney Swing, 38, who, according to Aiken County election office records, once lived on the 2000 block of Town Creek Road, was charged with selling 10 Bushmaster AR-15...
Metro | T.W. Josey High School | Savannah River Site
Polls will open early Tuesday

...secretary of education and state treasurer. Absentee voters have one more day to cast their ballots. The Aiken County Elections Office will accept those ballots from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday. The candidates on Tuesday's ballot are as...
Across the area: Two suspects face additional charges 2 p.m. Hardback books will sell for $1 and paperbacks for 50 cents. AIKEN Ballot test set for today Aiken County Elections Office will conduct a public test today of the ballot tabulation equipment for Tuesday's municipal elections. The...
Metro | Aiken County Council | Hephzibah High School