Best & Brightest: James Stair Jr., Davidson Fine Arts Magnet School

...candidate for Mercer University, Georgia State University and Oglethorpe University presidential scholarships; University of South Carolina McNair Scholar Candidate, University of Georgia Honors CollegeCOMMUNITY ACTIVITIES: MCG Cancer Center, Mercer...

Police: After 10-hour standoff, officers fatally shoot man they suspect of wounding deputy

...a carjacked vehicle.The sheriff said that Rogers remained in critical but stable condition at the Medical University of South Carolina Hospital.Mullen would not comment on whether there was discussion during negotiations about a motive for...

Memorial Day Closings

...Regents University, Paine College closed Monday? Aiken Technical College no classes Monday, offices open? University of South Carolina Aiken open Monday, classes heldOTHER? Aiken-Bamberg-Barnwell-Edgefield Regional Library System, all branches...

University of South Carolina - Aiken | The Augusta Chronicle

...Bianca Cain Johnson | Monday, Jan. 6, 2014 University of South Carolina - Aiken Laura DiSano and Bob Clark, consultants...the Small Business Development Center on the University of South Carolina's Aiken campus, were rewarded by the Small...

Best & Brightest: Stephanie Munie, Aquinas High School

...ACTIVITIES: Volunteer at University Hospital, Lydia Project, Golden Harvest Food BankCOLLEGE/CAREER: Attend University of South Carolina Honors College as a Stamps Carolina Scholar and major in biology or biomedical engineeringOF NOTE: Stephanie...

Elias Rivera

...Monserratte Taboada Rivera. He earned an associate degree from Central Carolina Technical College and attended the University of South Carolina for several years. He served as a Seal in the US Navy for over six years and later retired as a TSGT from...

2 former lawmakers tell senators SC must produce more educated workers to be competitive

COLUMBIA - Lawmakers should look at higher education as an investment, rather than a cost, because South Carolina's future depends on a more educated workforce, a former Democratic governor and Republican state treasurer told senators last week.

Westminster senior wins Best and Brightest award

...love hearing about the activities and community service our students are involved in," said Andrew Hendrix, University of South Carolina Aiken admissions director. "The only problem is it's so hard to pick five out of that 20. They have accomplished...

Best & Brightest: Morgan Bookstaver, Fox Creek High School

...CAREER: Attend USC Aiken to study exercise and sports science, followed by physical therapy at Medical University of South Carolina with plans to work in the sports medicine field, rehabilitation for athletes post-injuryOF NOTE: Morgan...

Aggravated assault difficult to prevent, officials say

...hinder investigations, as some assaults go unreported, said Robert Brame, professor of criminology at the University of South Carolina.According to the 2013 National Crime Victimization Survey, the most recent year for which statistics are...