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Same-sex couples fill out marriage license paperwork in Aiken County

Applications could be obtained by same-sex couples starting noon on Thursday. Two couples were waiting at the Aiken County courthouse to be first in line when noon hit.

Published: Thu, 20 Nov 2014 19:14:28 GMT

FDA approves new, hard-to-abuse hydrocodone pill

Deaths linked to abuse of the medications have quadrupled since 1990 to nearly 17,000 annually, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Published: Thu, 20 Nov 2014 19:32:27 GMT

Aiken County Sheriff's Office seeking reserve deputies

Applications will be accepted until Dec. 19. Applications can be found at the Aiken County Sheriff’s Office or online.

Published: Thu, 20 Nov 2014 16:08:46 GMT

President Elzey at SC State taking pay cut

The Budget and Control Board this year approved a $6 million loan while a committee of current and former state college presidents has determined the university has an $18 million deficit.

Published: Thu, 20 Nov 2014 18:26:32 GMT

Planning ahead when it comes to retirement, aging parents

More families than ever are dealing with a tough dilemma-- what to do about mom and dad.

Published: Thu, 20 Nov 2014 16:16:53 GMT

UPDATE | 2 ID'd after fatal house fire in North Augusta

The Sheriff's Office said one person was found unresponsive in the home and another victim was inside of the front bedroom.

Published: Thu, 20 Nov 2014 18:24:25 GMT

UPDATE | 1 sent to the hospital after 2-car accident on Storm Branch Road

Crews responded to an accident involving two vehicles on Storm Branch Road at Pine Log Road.

Published: Thu, 20 Nov 2014 17:32:35 GMT

Crews on way to brush fire on Salley Rd. at Tabernacle Rd.

Fire crews are on the scene of a brush fire on Salley Road at Tabernacle Road.

Published: Thu, 20 Nov 2014 12:29:00 GMT

Suspect killed after shooting at FSU

The shooting happened as hundreds of students were studying for exams. It prompted a campus alert that urged students to take shelter and stay away from doors and windows.

Published: Thu, 20 Nov 2014 15:51:44 GMT

US Supreme Court refuses to block SC gay marriages

On Wednesday, a Charleston judge started issuing same sex marriage licenses, and tonight in Edgefield and Aiken Counties, they're getting ready to do the same thing .

Published: Thu, 20 Nov 2014 15:56:49 GMT