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City of Aiken News & Updates

The latest updates, alerts, multimedia, and press releases from the City of Aiken.

Fall Story Time Highlighting Kindness and Imagination

Story Time, a cherished reading program that promotes literacy in our community’s youth, begins its fall season on Tuesday, September 5, at 4:00 PM. Story Time is free to attend and is held on the grounds of Rye Patch, located at 100 Berrie Rd. This season our stories will highlight the importance of being kind, using your imagination, and many other fun reading adventures each week! Plus, the fall season will conclude with a special Halloween themed Story Time on Tuesday, October 31.

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Lessie B. Price Aiken Senior & Youth Center 4 L’s Series!

The City of Aiken Parks, Recreation, and Tourism Department presents the “4L’s Series” Living, Loving, & Lifelong Learning for Senior Adults! Classes will be at the Lessie B. Price Aiken Senior & Youth Center on 841 Edgefield Avenue NW Aiken, SC. The “4Ls” include a wide range of topics presented in a relaxed setting by an experienced teacher and designed to apply to the everyday life of seniors.

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Update to Issue Placing Calls to City Phone Numbers

We are currently addressing an issue impacting AT&T landline services in the Aiken area when attempting to place calls to City numbers. At this time, only AT&T landlines are experiencing difficulties while trying to make calls to City numbers. All other carriers, including landlines and cellular networks, function normally.

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Uni-Directional Flushing of Water Pipes

The City of Aiken Engineering and Utilities Department announces that on Saturday, August 5, the department will be conducting uni-directional flushing of water pipes in the vicinity of the Aiken High School.

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Public Safety Citizen’s Academy

The Aiken Department of Public Safety will be hosting a Citizen’s Academy starting September 7th, 2023. This will be a nine week program consisting of one class per week on Thursday nights from 6:30-9:00pm.

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Upcoming Events

Sep
25
Mon
2023
7:00 pm City Council Meeting
City Council Meeting
Sep 25 @ 7:00 pm
City Council Meeting
Aiken City Council Municipal Building, 111 Chesterfield St S Upstairs, City Council Chambers City Council Work Session 6:00PM City Council Work Session Agenda   *Work Sessions are not set times and are not streamed, please refer[...]
Sep
26
Tue
2023
5:30 pm (Cancelled) Board of Zoning Appe...
(Cancelled) Board of Zoning Appe...
Sep 26 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
(Cancelled) Board of Zoning Appeals Meeting
City of Aiken Board of Zoning Appeals Meeting Municipal Building, 111 Chesterfield St S Upstairs, City Council Chambers The Board of Zoning Appeals Meeting is cancelled because no applications were received before this month’s deadline.[...]
Sep
27
Wed
2023
12:00 pm Meeting for the Shaws Creek Wate...
Meeting for the Shaws Creek Wate...
Sep 27 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Meeting for the Shaws Creek Water Treatment Plant
The City of Aiken will host a public meeting to provide information on the Shaws Creek Water Treatment Plant currently in design. The meeting will be held from 12:00-2:00 PM on September 27, 2023 in[...]
4:00 pm Meeting for the Shaws Creek Wate...
Meeting for the Shaws Creek Wate...
Sep 27 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Meeting for the Shaws Creek Water Treatment Plant @ Smith-Hazel Recreation Center Betty Gyles Room
The City of Aiken will host a public meeting to provide information on the Shaws Creek Water Treatment Plant currently in design. The meeting will be held from 4:00-6:00PM on Wednesday, September 27, 2023 in[...]

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General Information

Hours of Operation:
Monday through Friday
8:10 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Mailing Address
P.O Box 1177
Aiken, SC 29802

Physical Address
111 Chesterfield St. S
Aiken, SC 29801

Phone:
803-642-7654