Road closings for Ironman 70.3 Augusta

...56-mile cycling leg into South Carolina.The cycling leg will wind through Aiken County, passing through Jackson and New Ellenton on the route. The cyclists will return to the transition area at The Boathouse to begin the 13.1-mile run leg of...

New Ellenton Middle School uses murder mystery to teach critical thinking

NEW ELLENTON - After careful deliberation and consulting the available evidence, New Ellenton Middle School pupil Mason Galante said...off to me." Galante was one of the New Ellenton Middle pupils participating in the school's...

Savannah River Site manager said possible government shutdown prompting funding alternatives

NEW ELLENTON, S.C. - The manager of Savannah River Site said Tuesday that it does not look like the federal facility will have a budget...

Aiken County B-52 crash evokes memories 40 years later

...at the time, lived on Harriett Street, about three miles from the crash site. She was at the doctor's office in New Ellenton when the explosion shook the building. Her thoughts immediately shifted toward Savannah River Site, and she didn't...

Chandra Simmons

...noon. Family and friends will assemble at the residence of her sister, Shalonda (Reggie) Drayton, 418 Lee Avenue, New Ellenton at 12:15 p.m. G. l. Brightharp & Sons Mortuary, 614 West Avenue, North Augusta, S. C. (803) 279-0026...

Chandra Simmons

...Maple Hankerson; three grandchildren; a host of other relatives and friends. Friends may call at 418 Lee Avenue, New Ellenton, SC. G. L. Brightharp & Sons Mortuary, 614 West Avenue, North Augusta, SC (803)279-0026.

Suspect sought in Aiken County robbery

...victim to drive to a location near Dry Branch Road in New Ellenton after taking an undisclosed amount of money that was...near the area of Whiskey Road and Dry Branch Road in New Ellenton.The suspect is described as a white male, 23 to 28...

SC agency fines Aiken town for fecal coliform violations

...A series of fecal coliform violations in the town of New Ellenton's wastewater treatment operation led South Carolina...Department of Health and Environmental Control had granted New Ellenton, which operates a wastewater treatment facility, a...

Aiken man wins $200,000 in lottery

...The man, who was not identified by the South Carolina Lottery, was on his way to work when he stopped at Hot Spot in New Ellenton for coffee and to buy a lottery ticket. After parking at work, he took a minute to scratch-off the 50x ticket in...

New Ellenton Police Department warns residents of phone scam

The New Ellenton Police Department is warning residents of a scam involving people pretending...According to a news release, people have been calling businesses in the New Ellenton area and saying that Aiken Electric is changing their meter and a deposit...