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Overtime: Aiken plays Hartsville in Legion playoffs

The American Legion state baseball playoffs kick off today with the Aiken Post 26 team opening first-round action against Hartsville at Satcher Field in Aiken. Game time is 7 p.m. for the first game in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/07/12/oth_265483.shtml
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Aiken tops Florence 7-3; Withers picks up third win

AIKEN - Darvin Withers is developing into a star right before the Aiken Post 26 fans' eyes. Withers (3-0) only allowed one run in 8 2/3 innings of relief in picking up his third win of the series...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/07/14/oth_211332.shtml
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Morning ride

Kristen Hutto, 5, from Barnwell, gets the pleasure of steering as Sam Brock of Aiken relaxes Friday in his motorized cart. They were en route to the Aiken Post Office.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/08/02/met_212290.shtml
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Jimmie Andrew Orander (AIKEN, S.C.)

...Hephzibah High School. He formally lived in Montmorenci, S.C. before moving to Eden Gardens. He retired from the Aiken Post Office as a Letter Carrier in 1987. He enjoyed gardening, fishing and hunting. He was preceded in death by his siblings...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/02/09/obi_186735.shtml
Obituaries
Across the area: Two extra days given for tax filing

...today is a Saturday, taxes aren't due until Monday at midnight. The Augusta Main Post Office, 525 Fifth St., and the Aiken Post Office, 307 Laurens St., will be open until midnight Monday to accommodate last-minute filers. Internal Revenue...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/04/15/met_287387.shtml
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Package creates scare in Aiken

...Aiken Department of Public Safety. As soon as Dr. Daniels' wife Connie notified police at about 11:15 a.m., the Aiken post office building and parking lot on Laurens Street were evacuated. Yellow crime tape went up, and roadblocks restricted...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/07/23/met_234064.shtml
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Postal workers help Santa with his mail

...post office received more than 600,000 letters to Santa last year. Letters addressed to Santa have been arriving at the Aiken post office for the past two weeks, Ms. Jenks said. Despite the busy mailing season, postal employees in Aiken set aside...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/12/21/aik_504551.shtml
Destination IRS

...officials send their dispatch mail, which includes the income tax forms, to Augusta, said Postmaster Billy Pierce. The Aiken post offices don't have the white mailboxes used to separate the tax forms. "We don't have the capability to do that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/03/29/biz_206021.shtml
XXX Bizarre
Post office served city in many ways

...couldn't see what was going on in the public area." U.S. Rep. George W. Croft launched the effort to build the Aiken post office in 1904. A souvenir booklet from the grand opening in 1912 told of the effort it took to bring a post office...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/11/16/aik_23202.shtml
XXX Aiken
2 new troopers join Aiken post

...personnel," Ms. Stone said. Of the 28 troopers who graduated in Columbia earlier this month, two were assigned to the Aiken post. Mr. Gaulden said that in South Carolina, there are now 784 highway troopers, 19 of them in Aiken County. Because...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/09/23/met_6427.shtml
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