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Aiken Standard (Newspaper) - June 3, 2015, Aiken, South CarolinaCyan wooo Magenta Paoo yellow Poao Black 012908 Talback 803-644-2384 Call our Talback hotline at 803-644-2384 and leave your message or email it to us at editorial . Readers names Are not necessary to make a comment and will not be published in the newspaper. Comments should be Brief and to the Point and the Aiken Standard reserves the right to edit for space and Content. Lottery South Carolina pick 3 midday 2-4-2 pick 4 midday 7-6-3-6 pick 3 evening 9-6-2 pick 4 evening 4-3-0-1 Palmetto Cash 5 12-17-18 25-33 Power up 2 Georgia Cash 3 midday 5-9-3 Cash 4 midday 1-1-3-5 five midday 3-6-4-0-6 Cash 3 evening 1-6-1 Cash 4 evening 1-1-3-1 five evening 7-7-5-3-0 fantasy 5 1-18-33-28-10 Meg millions 2-9-11-22-23 me Gaball 12 Mega plier 4 published by Aiken communications inc. Ellen priest publisher founded 1867 326 Rutland drive Aiken . 29801 Aiken Standard Assn 0893-2557established in 1867, is published each morning by Aiken communications inc., . Box 456, 326 Rutland drive Aiken ., 29802. Periodicals postage paid at Augusta a. Postmaster Send address changes to the Aiken Standard . Box 456, Aiken . 29802. News tips Call the newsroom at 803-644-2401. If no one answers please leave a message. Were Good about returning Calls. Submissions Reader submissions Are not Only allowed but encouraged. Email submissions to editorial Aike Standard. Com. For More information Call Dustin Turner news editor at 803-644-2382. Membership notes delivery details Call 803-648-2311 whenever possible Aiken Standard tries to deliver in City papers by 6 . Monday Friday and 7 . Saturday and sunday. For missed deliveries Call 803-648-2311. Redelivery hours Are 7 . To 10 30 . Monday through Friday and 7 . To 11 . On weekends. 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Tim obriant editor and director of audience Jeromy Way business manager Melissa Hanna executive editor Dennis Hemme production director Dustin Turner news editor Michael Ulmer editorial Page editor circulation manager Laura Tiedman ltiedman@ 803-644-2350 customer service manager Letitia Jefferson ljefferson@ 803-644-2344 advertising director Dee Taylor dtaylor@ 803-644-2371 How to Contact us main office 803-648-2311 hours of 8 30 . To 5 30 . Newsroom 803-644-2401 fax 803-649-1404 classifieds 803-644-2344 epriest@, 803-644-2345 to subscribe or report Home delivery problems Call 803-648-2311 Aiken Standard is commit Ted to accurately reporting the events of Aiken county the state of South Carolina and the world. This space is made available each Day so we May promptly Correct any information we publish and subsequently find to be factually wrong or misleading. If you see an error of fact in the newspaper please Point it out to us so we can set the record straight. Call Melissa Hanna at 803-644-2364 to report prob lems or email to editorial . In tuesdays edition of the Ai Ken Standard an article about la Dolce moving had an error. The restaurant is currently located at 123 Laurens Street . The Aiken Standard regrets the error. Correction Liberal invasion there has apparently been an invasion of Liberal tax and spend artists in Aiken government reps. I find it very sneaky How they continually say the hospitality tax is a tax on prepared food. That makes most people think its Only on sit and eat restaurants but if what i understand is Correct its also on All fast food out lets. Thatus where it will hit the average poor and Middle income person the hardest. I would bet that More Money will come from local Resi dents than out of town Visi tors even though they want us to believe otherwise. Trailer tags not everyone is a local who never leaves the state. If you have a boat trailer and travel across state lines youll be stopped and charged accordingly. A simple fee for tagged trailers would be in every ones Best interest. No outsiders ism unable to get to any of the meetings to give input on the superintendent the school Board is ready to hire. We need to use someone local who knows our schools and our situation. Dont bring someone from the outside in. In our prayers a 4-year-old boy lost his life on a school bus. We need to Pray for the family that better Days will come. It will be hard but better Days will come. Let god in your heart and he will show you the Way. Commercials Why Are there so Many commercials a baseball game lasts four hours be cause there Are two hours Worth of commercials. Why do i pay for Cable when they show so Many commercials Michael Holahan the Augusta chronicle via a residents watch As the Marshall Square retirement resort goes up in flames in Evans Georgia on tuesday morning. More than 80 residents of the upscale retirement resort in the heart of Evans were forced to flee for safety when fire alarms went off Between 3 and 3 30 . Larry Wood lwood@ several senior living Cen ters in Aiken Are offering to provide housing for residents left homeless after a tuesday morning fire destroyed the Marshall Square retirement Community in Evans geor Gia. Cumberland Village Trinity on Laurens and Harbo Chase of Aiken can provide Short term and Long term residences for seniors in need of immedi ate housing. The fire which began after 3 . Tuesday destroyed most of the multistory com plex leaving one of the 85 residents 91-year-old Dorothy Carpenter dead according to the Columbia county geor Gia Coroner. Cumberland Village has available apartments and Patio Homes some with furnish Ings. Our thoughts and prayers go out to All those affected by this mornings fire said Jason Stewart executive director of Cumberland Village. The stress and anxiety these seniors and their families Are experiencing cannot be imagined. Cumberland Vil Lage wants to relieve them of at least some of the stress they Are facing by offering our ser vices and housing options to those in immediate need. Cumberland Village is located at 3335 Wise Creek Lane just off so 421 and a Block South of us 1 and 78. For More information Call 803-643-0073. Trinity on Laurens has inde pendent living and assisted living residences available. Its a heartbreaking situation and anything we can do to help were Happy to said Connie Henrich administrator. A nonprofit Faith based facility Trinity on Laurens is at 213 Laurens St. . In Down town Aiken. For More information Call 803-643-4200. Harbo Chase at 1385 Silver Bluff Road also has part time and Long term housing. Our heart goes out to All of the residents and we Hope that they Are All Safe and that god is looking Over them said Bobbi Shufelt executive director. For More information Call 803-642-8444. An Aiken native Larry Wood is a general assignment reporter. He started at the Aiken Standard in september 2014. The associated press contributed to this Story. Senior centers offer assistance to residents displaced by Blaze Michael Holahan the Augusta chronicle via a a firefighter Battles big flames at the Marshall Square retirement resort in Evans Georgia on tuesday morning. Upcoming events lip sync Battle to be held june 25 a lip sync Battle will be held from 4 to 5 . Thursday june 25, at the Aiken county Public Library 314 Chesterfield St. . Participants should bring a clean version of the song they wish to lip sync to. This program is designed for rising sixth through 12th graders. For More information visit . Puppet show to be performed june 25 a puppet show will be per formed at 2 . Thursday june 25, at the Midland Val Ley Branch Library 9 Hillside Road Langley. For More information visit . Farmers Market to be open on thursdays the Farmers Market will be open from 5 to 7 30 . Thursday june 25, in the Al Ley in downtown Aiken. The event will be held thursdays through aug. 13, and will feature live music . Grown produce food vendors and More. For More information Call 803-644-1902 or visit . Magician Chad Crews to perform june 24 magician Chad Crews will perform at 2 . Wednesday june 24, at the Jackson Branch Library 106 main St., Jackson. For More information visit . Red Cross to hold blood drive at mall the red Cross will hold a blood drive from 2 to 7 . Wednesday june 24, at the Ai Ken mall 2441 whiskey Road s. For More information visit . Day of the doctor event to be june 22 a Day of the doctor event will be held at 7 . Monday june 22, at the Nancy Carson Library 135 Edgefield Road North Augusta. Participants will be Able to make their own tardis enjoy and doctor who themed refreshment and More. This program is designed for rising sixth through 12th-graders. For More information visit wow. . By Larry Wood lwood@ the Aiken county school Board approved one employee position for human re sources and expanded another for Middle schools during a special called meeting tuesday. Before the two items were added the general fund budget which includes operations to tales $176,286,167, and the Over All budget totalled $270,052,847. No tax increases Are posed said tray Traxler the districts comptroller who presented an overview of the 2015 15 budget. The human resources coordinator position would be responsible for overseeing the development and implementation of the districts plan for recruiting and staffing a diverse workforce. The Cost of the 12-month Posi Tion would be $90,000 in recur ring funds. Board members also approved full time attendance aides at mid dle schools regardless of size at a Cost of $136,500 in recurring funds. All Middle schools currently Are allocated a half time attendance aide who is scheduled to work three and a half hours per Day. The aides enter data into pow Ersch ool a web based system that manages student information which affects funding. The District funded full time attendance aides for All High schools regardless of size in the 2012-14 budget. Other items tentatively approved for the 2015-16 budget Are a step increase for All eligible employees a one percent Cost of living adjustment for All employees not including supplements staffing each elementary school regardless of size with a minimum of one full time assistant principal staffing each Middle school regardless of size with a mini mum of one full time assistant principal a one time $4 increase per Pupil for janitorial supplies a one time $4 increase per Pupil for copier supplies creation of a Power school assistant position for the technology department a one time item of $8,375 for adult education testing materials a one time item of $296,369 for technology anti virus software funding for a science technology engineering and mathematics program at Jack son Middle and a science technology engineering arts and mathematics program at Ellenton Middle providing any High school with funding equal to unused athletic supplements a one time item of $20,000 for Board room upgrades funding for a freshman Academy at South Aiken High funding for one additional electrician position for the maintenance department a one time item of $100,000 to be split among the districts High school bands based on enrolment a budget hearing is set for the next regular Board meeting at 7 . June 9 at the District office at 1000 Brookhaven drive. The final budget approval will be on june 23. School Board approves two employee positions staff photo by Larry Wood tray Traxler right the Aiken county Public school districts comptroller presents an overview of the 2015-16 budget at a special called meeting tuesday. Observing the presentation Are school Board members Keith liner left and Cecil Atchley and the districts attorney Bill Burkhalter. Standard wednesday june 3, 2015 3aedited by Kyle Semones

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