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Postal workers help Santa with his mail

AIKEN --- Every year, as Christmas draws near, children across the country sit down to write one of the most important letters of their young lives -- their letter to Santa Claus.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/12/21/aik_504551.shtml
Post office served city in many ways

Ever since Todd Lista moved his business, Lista's Studio of Photography Inc., into Aiken's old post office building in 1995, he has been asked the same question over and over.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/11/16/aik_23202.shtml
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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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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 the best-of-five series. Aiken, guided by Midland Valley baseball coach Bruce Zuehlke, finished the regular season at 16-2 and won the League IV title. The second game in the series will be played Tuesday at Hartsville and both teams return to Aiken for Game 3 on Wednesday. Post 26 last won the South Carolina legion title in 1996.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/07/12/oth_265483.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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Locals call in suspicions

...to get are going to be hoaxes or are going to have a legitimate explanation," spokeswoman Jayne Brinson said. At the Aiken post office, one Batesburg woman said terrorists want Americans to panic. "They want us to stop our daily routines...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/10/16/met_326790.shtml
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Due date

...maximum of 25 percent. Reach Frank Witsil at 823-3352. Open late 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/2000/04/16/bus_287498.shtml
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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
Metro | Daniel Field
Social Security checks late because of truck

...none had received checks. "We'll just tell them it didn't come in," he said. "But they shouldn't blame the Aiken post office. It's nothing I have control over." Normally, the checks come a few days in advance and are ready to be...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/04/04/met_285970.shtml
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Police seek suspect in fraud case

...originally had mail sent to her home address on the 5300 block of Wagener Road in Salley. Later, she allegedly went to the Aiken Post Office and opened Box 190, where mail and packages were sent. When investigators discovered the scam, United States...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/01/18/met_279892.shtml
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