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Project Jackson passes second council vote

...residents of Aiken County could decide.County Councilman Phil Napier made a motion for a referendum, but only he and Willar Hightower voted for it.Debbie Nix, a resident of Aiken, said her concern was that the council was basing its vote on numbers...
Faith calendar

...Franklin Covenant, Hephzibah; with Elliot Bing. SCHOOL FASHION SHOW: 4 p.m. today; St. Alban's Episcopal. WILLAR Hightower's Initial Sermon: 4 p.m. Sunday; Friendship Baptist, Aiken. ONE HUNDRED WOMEN IN WHITE: 3 p.m. Sunday...
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'Low-key' race leaves Hightower on council

...his student. With his victory Tuesday, incumbent Willar Hightower Jr. delayed Gwendolyn Conner's entry into political...279-6895 or Willar Hightower Jr. received 379 votes to Gwendolyn Conner's 196...
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Aiken Co. alters plan for company's incentives

...internally finance incentives for engine manufacturer MTU Detroit Diesel.Council members approved, with Councilman Willar Hightower absent and Councilman Scott Singer abstaining, a proposed ordinance to authorize agreements between Aiken County...
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Councilman receives his daughter's kidney

...will be able to live a more active life because of the sacrifice of one of his daughters. Aiken County Councilman Willar Hightower underwent a kidney-transplant operation a week ago, and the kidney came from his middle daughter, Willa, who...
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Council considers televising its sessions on tape-delay

...soon be able to enter the homes of thousands of area residents with the push of a button. Last year, Councilman Willar Hightower brought up the idea of broadcasting council meetings over cable television to give residents an opportunity to witness...
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Sales tax plan goes to referendum

...1-cent Capital Projects Sales and Use Tax III referendum.The council voted 7-1 during a called meeting, with Willar Hightower voting against the recurring sales tax. Councilwoman LaWana McKenzie was absent.If approved in November, the...
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Aiken County government often funds private groups

...for more than 10 years. Councilman Willar Hightower says the concept of providing incidental...Village Community Park for repairs to Willar Hightower community center $1,000 to Aiken...African-American History, Arts & Culture, by Willar Hightower
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Report on SRS suit gets mixed reaction

...racial-discrimination lawsuit at Savannah River Site inspired reactions as opposite as the views held by the suit's litigants. Willar Hightower, a plaintiff in the suit against four SRS contractors who was interviewed for the report, said 60 Minutes "did...
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Incumbent's advice led to opposition

...the mechanics of government. District 8 incumbent Willar Hightower faces substitute teacher Gwendolyn Conner in the...Josh Gelinas or Jim Nesbitt at (803) 648-1395.Willar Hightower, left, faces teacher Gwendolyn Conner in the election...
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