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11:29 am on Thursday December 31, 2009

Aiken teen killed in game of Russian roulette

Image by Flickr user photobunny A South Carolina teen has died after shooting himself in the head in front of three people while playing Russian roulette.
8:25 am on Tuesday March 24, 2009

Photos from the 43rd Aiken Spring Steeplechase

Image by Paul Zoeller/Summerville Journal SceneImage by 20090324-steeple.jpg Summerville Journal Scene's Paul Zoeller journeyed down to the 43rd annual Aiken Spring Steeplechase, and has returned with a set of really nice pictures of the horses and...
6:05 am on Tuesday February 17, 2009

Two Aiken elementary kids nabbed for selling pot (updated)

Image by Flickr user ILiekCake Image by 20090210-weed.jpg Update February 17: It looks like the students won't be charged. Guess they're lucky they don't live in Richland County. First reporting: Two fourth-graders at Jefferson Elementary School...
10:19 am on Saturday December 27, 2008

87-cent gas in Aiken marks the official return of cheap gas

Image by 20081227-sprint-gas.jpg No, that's not a typo, gas is at 87 cents in Aiken, South Carolina. Last month we did a video about the falling prices.Sure, gas prices have been falling like crazy, but the price at several stations in the city of...
7:38 pm on Thursday October 9, 2008

Northern horse lovers flock to Aiken

Image by Flickr user NovakImage by 20081009aiken.jpg The annual Blessing of the Hounds. Crazy. Aiken is one of those town's in South Carolina I occasionally hear things about but would never think to think to visit, but maybe that's because I'm not...
6:36 pm on Monday June 30, 2008

15 pounds of marijuana leads to Charleston man's arrest

[gmap markers=blue::33.56170928568242,-81.71896934509277 |zoom=6 |center=33.43144133557529,-80.96923828125 |width=220px |height=250px |control=Small |type=Map] A Charleston man was arrested after 15 one-pound bags of marijuana were found in a duffel...
7:42 pm on Thursday June 19, 2008

Aiken teacher/minister gets 25 years for child porn, sex solicitation

Timothy Lynn Brumit Timothy Lynn Brumit, 47, has received a sentence for 25 years for transmitting child pornography and attempting to entice a person he thought was a 13-year-old boy for sex. Brumit was a high school and college teacher and...