Aiken authorities to tell offenders of crimes' effect

At the Safe Communities Offender Notification meeting Thursday, offenders meet with law enforcement officials and community members to hear the effects of their crimes.

Aiken's annual Thanksgiving community dinner taking hiatus

Aiken's annual One Table community Thanksgiving dinner is taking a hiatus to give volunteers a year off to regroup and spend time with their families.

Aiken police seeking suspect in Whiskey Road Walmart parking lot robbery

Cortavious Darshun Johnson, 23, of Augusta, is wanted on a charge of armed robbery by the Aiken Department of Public Safety.

Aiken police get narcotics dog from NFL quarterback grant

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger announced Thursday his foundation will be distributing the grant to Aiken Public Safety when the Steelers play the Carolina Panthers on Sunday.

First responders honored at special church service

Sunday marked the sixth running of Lakeside Baptist Church's 911 Honor service. Its goal is to bring members of the local first responder community together under one roof.

Police arrest man in mountain lion case

Billy J. Lunsford, 55, was arrested on a charge of providing false information to a public safety officer after he said his black, domesticated mountain lion was stolen.

Arrest warrant obtained for man who reported missing mountain lion

Police are seeking a North Augusta man who they say filed a false report of a missing mountain lion in Aiken Sunday.

Aiken County runaway, 14, sought

Investigators from the Aiken Department of Public Safety are asking for the public's help to find a 14-year-old runaway.

Missing Beech Island man found

A Beech Island man missing since July 4 has been found.

Police looking for Beech Island man

Willie D. Widener, of Storm Branch Road, has been missing since July 4 when he was dropped off in downtown Aiken by a family member.