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Aiken Standard (Newspaper) - May 23, 2011, Aiken, South Carolina 5u»a#»oM Staff *ntet OBWE-W* P*9« urn you urn Im m    ^ **°g^   she«»*l’ <evcra\a« \ikc" )'*"■" ,(l()ycai^*as    i alant ro°nl * V°, h'u-k and P1"1111 lit<tl Qfldjjti Ssszss^ ^cr^^and movie mew’- to ^ m I Ik aw    iljgy.mort tK,° Vkca^^1“'dn' cW“%,SE—“■“£ ^“?STah*»y»bcen Baul hisn ^ ne)" he**hn.iousW waiting for lhc ft'"1 J*j a the ipaMiacxcvn up •** drive-in    ta,*    >940* Bellows .^County before mc Mesquit r«vg> hay the thcn^^a^ur carNK nnve-\n in North SCSS-*-* Ssass rn *** MOVIES - BACK IN THE DAY DRIVE-IN MOVIE THEATERS IN AIKEN COUNTY Name • Fox Drive-In • Valley Drive-In • Hilltop Drive-In • Park Drive-In (aka Family Drive-In) • Tower Drive-In • Aiken Drive-In • Sky-Line Drive-In • Monetta Drive-In • The Big Mo Operation dates 1955 to 1975 1949 to 1965 1953 to 1978 1948 to 1953 1953 to 1956 1950 to 1964 1953 to 1955 1951 to 1986 1999 to today Location 1900 block of Whiskey Road 5 Drive-in Road. Gloverville North Augusta Intersection of Wagener Road and Charleston Highway Whiskey Road, dose to N.E. Northern Couchton New Ellenton 5822 Columbia Hwy. N. 5822 Columbia Hwy. N. Photo courtesy Biti Barkley Bill Barkley, a projectionist who worked at several Aiken and Augusta drive-ins, is shown here in 1955 working in the projection room at the Valley Drive-In. • See page 9A for more movie posters and advertisements from the past Proposal may shift districts in House By ROB NOVIT Senior writer Under a proposed B.C. House redistricting plan. Aiken County lawmakers would see their districts change to deal with shifting populations and growth statewide. “The shift is fairly minor." said first-term Rep. Bill Taylor, R-Aiken. “We accommodated the needs of every district. It’s a good plan that serves communities of interest.” Redistricting is mandated the year after the census ev cry decade. The revamped House seats will average ah*nit 37,300 residents, up from 32.000 following the 2000 census. i All of the House members within the Aiken County delegation signed off on the proposal, including Lexington C ounty lawmaker Kit Spires. lf accepted by the House, the plan would go to the U.S. Justice Department for approval prior to the 2012 party primaries. Spires would leave the delegation under the proposal, “I have the opportunity to fill out the area in Wagener, Salley and Perry,’’ Taylor said. “Kit was needed into all of Lexington County. Ile had just a little piece of our county. I also took one little area of about 1,500 people in the Redds Branch area that Tom (Young) had PIMM Ma S.C. HOUSE, page 7A City Council to discuss Its own redistricting 13A A look at the current S.C. House districts 17A Rep. Young stresses that S.C. House shift is still just a proposal 17AMonday May 23,2011 Today's Weather Full forecast I SC Vol 145 No 143    ^    our Local !S<)u    f c c (    180/    50(1 — . iiMi« 1        in———Amber Alert suspect caught by ACSO ■ Child is fine; Rock Hill officials applaud Sheriff’s Office deputies’ quick response to missing child alert. By AMY BANTON Staff writer A Rock Hill man was arrested by Aiken County officials after fleeing with his, son shortly after the shooting death of the child's mother, according to the Rock Hill Police Department. Aiken County Sheri IT’s Office deputies apprehended Carl White Jr., 28, on 1-20 near the Georgia border around 9 a.m. Sunday, according to Lt. Brad Redfeam with the City of Rock Hill Police Department. White was charged with child endangerment, child restraint, driv ing under the influ ence and having an open container in his vehicle, according to the Aiken C ounty detention center. His son, 23-month-old Zaylen White, was found unharmed in the 2002 Ford Expedition that White was driving and was later placed into the custody of the Department of Social Sen ices. Redfeam said. White left with Zaylen after the child’s mother, Shrece Char-lete Robinson, 25, was killed in the driveway of White's home in Rock Hill on Saturday night, Redfeam said. PleaM see ALERT, page 9A White2am italic Daisy Im Evans,Aiken Elizabeth Fleming Pettis, Aiken Virginia Roberson,Williston Deaths and Funerals 16A Calendar SC Classifieds SB Crossword SC Comics 4C Dear Abby SC Horoscopes 5C Movie Listings 3C Obituaries _SA Opinions UA Puzzles SC Sport! 1B TV Listings 2C Hotter than normal temps are here for the week By HALEY HUGHES Stall writer Temperatures are forecast to soar well above average this week, according to the National Weather Service. Aiken is expected to see temperatures in the low- to mid-90s until the latter part of the week and into the weekend when a trough of low pressure will sweep into the area, said meteorologist Leonard Vaughan. r’s Tir Auto I i, 9*00001**f Vc keepm yOU "We are pretty far above normal right now,” he said. “Yeah, it looks like there are going to be five days of hot temperatures.” Today will be sunny with a high of 96 degrees. A big ridge of high pres sure has settled over the area, which is keeping the heat in place. It will move off toward the Atlantic Ocean heading into the weekend, making room for the trough of low pressure and cooler temperatures. There will be a better chance of afternoon showers, too. Until then, people should use caution if they plan to be outdoors for extended periods PIMM SM WEATHER, page 7A Tyler’s Tire & Auto Service Family Owned & Operated Since 1963 Two Locations to Serve You! 1019 Richland Ave. 803-648-7201 WH Awgow 1518 Whiskey Rd. 803-642-0704 © i J uiumm    2£3SS*3Sf!Of UN/ROYALt real (Mrni1    •»*    *•*" ;