Aiken

Aiken Ghosts

October 25, 2019 - Posted in Carolina Stories by William Richardson
Aiken Ghosts

Find stories from the Old Post Office, Annie's Inn, and the cemetery at St. Thaddeus in Aiken, S.C.

Aiken Native was the First African-American Woman to Graduate from Annapolis

August 16, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Scott Morgan
Janie Mines

Until the fall of 1976, only men were admitted to the U.S. Naval Academy. But that year, the Navy opened 80 spaces for women, who would be the first to graduate in, fittingly, the Class of 1980. Among these women was Janie Mines, who grew up in Aiken and today lives in Fort...

Aiken Young Farmers Agribusiness Association

March 19, 2018 - Posted in Making it Grow by Sean Flynn
Amanda and Gloria Wade in a Greenhouse

"Making It Grow" visited Aiken High School in Aiken, SC and the Aiken young Farmers Agribusiness Association. Every school with an agriculture class must have an adult component. To learn more, Clemson Extension Agent Amanda McNulty talks with Master Gardener and retired...

USC Aiken Concert Showcases SC Composer's Works, Family Music-Making

February 5, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Bradley Fuller
SC composer Richard Maltz and his son, the Vienna-based pianist Daniel Adam Maltz

Like father, like son. SC composer Richard Maltz thrives on linking family relationships to his passion for creating music. His son, the Vienna-based pianist Daniel Adam Maltz, isn’t so different. Daniel will give the premiere performance of his father’s piano concerto on...

Aiken's Equine Industry

August 12, 2016 - Posted in ETV Shorts by Tabitha Safdi
Aiken's Equine Industry

Aiken's Equine Industry is stemmed in history and the fabric of what Aiken has become over the years...the Mecca for people who love horses!

Joye Cottage

January 8, 2016 - Posted in ETV Shorts by Tabitha Safdi
Joye Cottage

Originally built as a farmhouse in the 1800s, Joye Cottage is now a sixty room mansion located in beautiful Aiken, South Carolina. Personally owned by Steven Naifeh and Gregory Smith, both Pulitzer Prize winning authors, the home has seen many renovations to preserve it's...

Juilliard In Aiken

January 8, 2016 - Posted in ETV Shorts by Tabitha Safdi
Julliard

Juilliard in Aiken is a week long event featuring public performances, concerts and outreach to area schools from attending students and faculty of Juilliard, America's premier conservatory. The partnership between Juilliard and the City of Aiken is one that is truly unique...

Lookaway Inn in North Augusta

January 8, 2016 - Posted in ETV Shorts by Tabitha Safdi
Lookaway Inn

Lookaway Inn was built by James U. Jackson, the founder of North Augusta, for this brother Walter. The beautiful home is known as a landmark as it sits prominently on a hill overlooking the city.

Aiken Young Professionals

January 8, 2016 - Posted in ETV Shorts by Tabitha Safdi
Professionals

Booming with industry and small town charm, Aiken has become a hub for many young professionals. AYP is an organization that helps those young professionals to become leaders within the community.