Questions? Call (888) 845-2887 Hablamos Español

Share Page

Get 1 more page view just for clicking

to like us on Facebook


   Aiken Standard (Newspaper) - January 24, 2011, Aiken, South Carolina                                 PACKERS  M  11  »•V 1  Monday  January 24,2011  Today^ WBathBT  Vol. 145, No. 24  Your L()(ial Soiircc^ Since IHGy 55555555  www.aikenstandard.com   Hundreds gather to show their appreciation  By AMY BANTON  Staff writer  A couple hundred residents, along with members of both the local and state government, stopped by to offer congratulations and thanks to retiring City of Aiken Manager Roger LeDuc.  Many'felt as if the soiree held Sunday afternoon for LeDuc, who retires Friday after 25 years with the City, was bittersweet. LeDuc felt the same.  "You go to something like this with miix^d emotions," LeDuc said, adding that he is excited to have that extra time with his family, but^he will surely miss working for the City.  When giving his speech to the crowd, LeDuc had tears well in his eyes and asked for his wife Renee to stand with him as he gave his farewell. Renee, along with three of their children, were at the event, and LeDuc took the opportunity to thank his family'for their years of support.  State representatives Bill ' Taylor, Roland Smith, Bill  PiMse see LePUC, page 10A  Officials search for drivsrinMkHid^  IA bfcycOst was involved in a NI-ahcNim accident Banks MttRoad on Sunday and polloe are looking for the driver. 13A  /iteicMliB  AubrayHookmv  WSigener '  |-|Mll,l, . bMlA» liHUtAM«  MMTIIW rfiiiw twwiiMm» Wiigener  JuHa Spiral Dudii)^  WanwYllte  WAIIisMMiBMdHwfii»  NiwJEIienton Wtoodroi Pl 3iloitr. Ijiesville  Oea^^Funeial^lM  Staff photo by Amy Banton Mayor Fred Cavanaugh thanks retiring City Manager Roger LeDuc and his wife Renee.  '77/ never forget that smile, and, for the City and the entire community, he has  been very effective."  S.C Rep, Roland Smith  nm»  Professor wins award for portrait  By ROB NOVIT  Senior writer  use Aiken professor A1 Beer's Best of Show award for his artwoik at the S.C^. Slate Fair has been doni^ &ir officials to llie univ^ty.  ' The striking, fil^largeI#an-U& pottn^ of his taier stu^ the late Phyllis Booi^ieflu of Hd^field, will be exhibited in the BAem^ Center inbe potrait is napoed  Nancy Snaith, the SM Fair's assistant nuin* 'ag^, made a ta^ pffseotation of the painting toBeyer at the unh^eistfy's Pickens-Salley  staff photo by Rob Novit  Kenne<ly Middle School sixth-gradenr from lefl^ Maiiehzie Cude, Alex Coleman and Lacie Leach discuss their Future City project with a judge at the regional contest at USC Aiken Saturday.  Sixth-graders make strong showing at Future City contest  staff photo l>y Rob Noviif USC Alkpn viiual arts protoor Al Reytr shows his pQrtral|,''Phyllis»* which won bmit of show at the SX» State Fair and has heen donated by fMr officials to the unlvanity.  By ROB NOVIT  Senior writer  For seven years,.Bonnie Maxwell helped coordinate the S.C. Regional Future City competition as an education outreach staffer at Savannah River Site.  Her daughter, Nfekenzie Cude, was just 3 whm Maxwell began woiidng with the annual event Soon afterward, Makenzie would put all sorts of boxes together, proclainiing, want to build my Future City."  More riecendy, she helped her mom at the event» racing through use Aiken's ness & Education Building with score sheets.  Now a sixth-grader at Kenne(fy Middle School, M^enzie got to build her Future City, coiig)eting in the regionals for the first time Saturday. To her astonishment, she and teammates Lacie Leach and Alex Coleman on the "Metallics'' team came in second, just missing an all-expense-paid trip to the national contest in Washington, D.C., next month.  "We were thinking, maybe like in eigh^-grade (we'd ti)^ it to the finals)," Mak-^n^ said. **When th^ called ^ that we made the finals, I jumped up land ran on i^e andsaidlike, 'ReaUy?'We  PlMte tee FUTURE, page 4A  5C SB  Leading the Way at use Aiken  4C  sc  4C  m  mc  lùf ÙSC Aikmt '  SatMrdayJariuary 29,2011--7:00 pm-11:00 pm IthtrifidbiGiM^  iiif leductiÉijyO. < • • _  # ...............^ ________________.......   

From 1607 To The Present

Once upon a time newspapers were our main source of information. Now those old newspapers are a reliable source for hundreds of years of history and secrets of the past. Now you can search for people, places, and events without the hassle of sorting through mountains of papers!

Growing Every Second

Newspaper Archive is the world's largest online newspaper database featuring over 145+ million newspaper pages. Plus our database expands by one newspaper page per second for a total of around 2.5 million pages per month! The value of your membership grows along with it.

Genealogy Made Simple

Those looking to find out more about their forefathers can empower their genealogy search with Newspaper Archive. Within our massive database, users can search ancestors' names for news stories and obituaries. We must understand our past to understand our future!

Choose the Membership Plan that is right for you!

Unlimited 6 Month

$99.95 (45% Savings!)

Unlimited page views for 6 months Learn More

Unlimited Monthly

$29.95

Unlimited page views for 1 month Learn More

Introductory

$9.95

10 page views for 1 month Learn More

Subscribe or Cancel Anytime by calling 888-845-2887

24 hours a day Monday-Saturday

Take advantage of our Introductory Membership offer and become a member for 1 month only for $9.95!

Your full introductory membership payment will be credited toward the cost of full membership any time you choose to upgrade!

Your Membership Includes:
  • 10 page views for 1 month
  • Access to Over 145+ million Newspaper Pages
  • Ability to View, Save, and Print
  • Articles featuring over 100 million people
  • Weekly Search Alerts - We search for you!
  • & Many More Features!
Subscribe for a Monthly Membership only for $29.95
Your Membership Includes:
  • Unlimited Page Views
  • Access to Over 145+ million Newspaper Pages
  • Ability to View, Save, and Print
  • Articles featuring over 100 million people
  • Full Access To All Content including 10 Foreign Countries
  • Weekly Search Alerts - We search for you!
  • & Many More Features!
Subscribe for a 6 Month Membership only for $99.95
Best Value! Save -45%
Your Membership Includes:
  • Unlimited Page Views
  • Access to Over 145+ million Newspaper Pages
  • Ability to View, Save, and Print
  • Articles featuring over 100 million people
  • Full Access To All Content including 10 Foreign Countries
  • Weekly Search Alerts - We search for you!
  • & Many More Features!

What our Customers Say:

"It is amazing how easy and exciting it is to access all of this information! I found hundreds of articles about my relatives from Germany! Well worth the subscription!" - Michael S.

"I love this site. It's interesting to read articles about different family members. I've found articles as well as an obituary about an uncle who passed away before I was born, and another about a great aunt. It's great for helping with genealogy." - Patricia T.

"A great research tool. Allows me to view events and gives me incredible insight into the stories of the past." - Charles S.

Search Billions of Newspaper Articles 145 Million+ Pages and More Added Weekly!

Uncover 400+ Years
of Newspaper Archives
(1607 to today!)

Browse by Date

Research Newspaper Articles from 19 Countries
& all 50 U.S. States

Browse by Location

Explore 6,200+ Current &
Historical Newspaper Titles
and Counting!

Browse by Publication