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Aiken Standard (Newspaper) - December 19, 1999, Aiken, South Carolina 2a sunday december 19, 1999 Aiken South Carolina Graniteville store robbed for second time in week the Eagle express at 550 Ascuaga Lake Road in Graniteville was robbed saturday night for the second time this week. At around 9 30 ., two men wearing ski masks and carrying a Shotgun robbed the Eagle express. Witnesses told police that the men fled the store and ran around the Back and were last seen running towards Rainbow Falls Road. Witnesses described the men As two Black males wearing ski masks. The store was robbed just one week earlier saturday dec. La when two men one carrying a Shotgun came into the store pointed the Shotgun at the clerk and demanded him to lie Down on the floor. They then took an undisclosed amount of Money and fled the store. A police blotter Aiken department of Public safety a an Aiken Man walking Down York Street was arrested for Gross intoxication Friday. A a car parked on Ashwood drive was damaged Friday. A an Aiken woman was arrested for disorderly conduct Friday after standing in the Road and using foul language. A an Aiken woman was arrested Friday morning after being pulled Over on Hayne Avenue. She was charged with driving under the influence having an expired tag and littering. A a car parked in a lot on University Parkway thursday had All four tires slashed. A a car parked in a lot on Richland Avenue was damaged sometime Over the weekend. A a car parked in a lot on University Parkway was keyed wednesday. A a spotlight and two candles were stolen from St. Pauls lutheran Church on Trail Ridge Road wednesday night. A an Aiken Man was arrested thursday for driving under the influence on two notch Road in Aiken. Staff photo by Ginny Southworth it. Clay Chipley of the Bath Volunteer fire department stands in front of one of the departments trucks. Fire safety tips offered for the holidays season by Lynne Katonak Christmas time is a Busy season for fire departments. Most people have heard Holiday safety suggestions but they Bear repeating. It. Clay Chipley a Volunteer with the Bath fire squad and a full time member of the Augusta Rich mond county fire department furnished a list of safety tips. A probably the most important is done to overload your sockets a a he said. A also when you buy a tree Cut two inches off the Bottom. This opens up the pores so the tree can absorb Chipley also suggested adding water to the tree stand every Day. A once the water dries up the tree trunk will Seal Over and cannot draw More other tips Are a a place the tree Well away from the Wood stove fireplace Heater or heat Register / put the tree close to an outlet so you do not need Extension cords. If you have More than one string of lights use Only heavy duty Extension cords / never use electric lights on a Metal tree. There is a danger of electrical Shock / never Burn a Candle on or near a Christmas tree. Any candles need sturdy nonflammable holders place them where they will not easily be knocked Over. Chipley got into fire fighting in a round about Way. A my father has been with the Aiken county sheriffs office for years and Ever since i was tiny i wanted to be a policeman a he said. Therefore Chipley joined the Aiken Public safety department where members Are Cross trained in police work fire fighting and medical Alert response. A after three years i realized i liked the fire work More than police he said. Two and a half years ago Chip Ley joined the Augusta fire department and became a Volunteer for Bath. A i work 24 hours on and 48 off on my full time Job a he said. On his off hours he carries a pager so he can respond to fires in the Bath area. A we have 35 volunteers. Some do it to help the Community. Others Are people who As a kid had wanted to be a fireman. And i think some like being Able to go through lights with the Siren going a he said. Chipley said a couple of fire fighters can handle a Small Brush fire but to or 15 Are needed for a Structure fire. A we take turns because you can Only last 15 or 20 minutes until you need a break a he said. All firemen Are hoping everyone has a Happy Safe Christmas. Following the recommended safety rules is a Way to make this happen. Millennium countdown historical moment Hamburg was a major Factor in the creation of Aiken. Charleston businessmen were aggrieved by the amount of Commerce they were losing to Savannah. Savannah had easy Access to Hamburg. Determined to regain lost Commerce Char estonian Commerce Lead ers headed by William Aiken and Alexander Black set out to build a Railroad Between Charleston and Hamburg which eventually Cut through what was to become the City of Aiken. Source the Many faces of Aiken a Pictral history by wifi Cote buggy Sugga visits Candice Pevey Cindy hardings Gwen cabbage Jacque Parks and Janice straight at Aiken regional medical Cen ters diagnostic Center. Words of Wisdom 1. The Wise forgive but do not forget. Lucille Moody 67 2. By helping others you can feel More in control of your own life. John Wayne Busbee 49 3. Concerning All acts of initiative and creation there is one elementary truth the ignorance of which kills countless ideas and splendid plans that the moment one definitely commits oneself Providence moves too. Pola la Bossiere 71 4. Even though your kids will consistently do the exact opposite of what you re telling them to do. You have to keep Loving them just As much. Donna Mitchell 23 5. Everything we shut our eyes to everything we run away from everything we deny denigrate or despise serves to defeat us in the end. Edward Bracewell 61 6. To love what you do and feel that it matters How could anything be More fun Samantha Wiegand. 12 7. Accomplishments have no color. Naomi Donahue 73 8. Can to nothing make your life work if you ainu to the architect. Judy Culbreath 42 9. Do that which you can not do so you can learn How to do it. Thelma Corbitt 78 10. My great Hope is to laugh As much As i cry to get my work done and try to love somebody and have the courage to accept the love in return. Evelyn Ford 41 11. Tell me whom you love and i will Tell you who you Are. John Randall 31 12. This is the secret of Success. Mattie Byrd 51 13. What is the Quality of your intent Thomas wooden,51 14. Boldness has Genius Power and magic in it. Ida m. Woodward 57 15. Even Sunshine Burns if you get too much. Lou Ella Adams 57 16. Fear is that shapeless nameless thing that blinds you to the truth before your eyes and deafen the urgings of your heart. Elva Jones 77 17. Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak. Courage is also what it takes to sit Down and listen. Winston Churchill 18. Done to think there Are no crocodiles because the water is Calm. Martha Lee 64 19. Nothing is often a Good thing to do and almost always a Clever thing to say. Earlene Steadman 71 20. Opportunities multiply As they Are seized die when neglected. Geraldine h. Strang 54 amp teen Tanti arli usps-010-020 office hours 8 30 a.m.-5 30 Monday Friday Story ideas editors can be reached at 648-2311. Extensions publishers number the publisher has local news a ext. 234 responsibility for All Aiken Standard departments. Features a ext. 218 Scott b. Hunter can be reached at 648-2311 sports ext. 220 Extension 203. Email switchboard 648-2311 a fax 648-6052 he Aiken Standard Assn 0893-2557established in 1867, is published weekday afternoons and saturday and sunday mornings by Aiken communications inc to Box 456. 326 Rutland drive Aiken s c 29802 second class postage paid at Aiken s c. Postmaster Send address changes to the Aiken Standard to Box 456, Aiken s a. 29802. Home delivery $9 30 per monthly $27 90 for 3 months $111.60 per year. County mail $11.55 monthly $34 65 for 3 months $69 30 for 6 months. $138.60 per year other mail $17.80 per month $53.40 for 3 months $106 80 for 6 months $213.60 per year. Advance payments May be made to Aiken Standard pm subscription delivery problem expect your paper by 5 weekdays and 7 a m on weekends of not please Call 649-5315. Customer service circulation customer service hours Are 5 30 .-7 30 Weekdays 7 a.m.-11 a m weekends. Next of Kin sought for area veterans by Melissa Hanna the korean association in Augusta is looking for the next of Kin of nine men from Aiken that died in the korean War the plans Are to Honor these families at an upcoming ceremony. A Korea comes to you is a commemoration of those who served during the korean War Between june 1950 and july 1953. The president of Korea and the korean american cultural foundation have dispatched a delegation of korean dignitaries As Well As too students from five different korean universities to preside Over this event. The delegation will present each korean War Veteran with the korean medal of Honor and wants to present this award to the next of Kin for those killed in service. The association is searching for the next of Kin of the following men from Aiken county Bonnie Bell Edwin Chavous Robert Hatch Davis Munns Carol Ross Ray Robinson Elvin Rutland Clifton Watson and Eugene Williams. All men served in the United states army the service will begin at 3 At the Bell auditorium in Augusta located at fourth Street and Broad Street at the All War Monument with full military honors and colors. The fort Gordon signal corps band will perform. For More information Contact Jack Atkinson at 593-3749. Man arrested with stolen four wheelers by Melissa Hanna the Aiken county sheriffs office arrested a North Augusta Man saturday for possessing three stolen four by four motorcycles stolen from Aiken motorcycle sales at 2129 whiskey Road in Aiken. Van Curtis Saunders 18, of 557 storm Branch Road in North Augusta is charged with Possession of stolen property after investigators located the stolen four wheelers saturday afternoon in the area of storm Branch Road and Smith Hardy Road. Saunders was detained and arrested after trying to run from investigators. The motorcycles were stolen from a fenced area of the business. A fourth motorcycle was recovered near the business on Elbert Street. Saunders is being held at the Aiken county detention Center. Hunter education course to be offered in Aiken by Melissa Hanna the Aiken county sheriffs office and the South Carolina department of natural resources will offer a Hunter education course free of charge to the Public saturday Jan. 8. Training will be held at the Clemson University Extension service at 1555 Richland ave. Attendees will receive instruction in areas including Hunter responsibility wildlife conservation and management firearms wildlife identification game care specially Hunting survival and first Aid water safety and special concerns. South Carolina Law requires residents and non residents born after june 30, 1979, to Complete a Hunter education course administered or approved by the South Carolina department of natural resources before purchasing a Hunting License. Successful completion of a Hunter education course offered by another state May fulfil the state requirement. Interested persons should preregister for the Hunter education course by conducting the South Carolina department of natural resources at 800 277-4301. Read the j3tben amp Tan Barb your news source. 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