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city (1990 pop. 19,872), seat of Aiken co., W S.C.; inc. 1835. A resort and polo center and a training area for Thoroughbreds, Aiken has apparel, printing and publishing, drug, and chemical industries. Agricultural products include poultry, livestock, grain, peanuts, cotton, and peaches. Kaolin mines are nearby. A branch of the Univ. of South Carolina is in the city. Nearby is the U.S. Department of Energy's Savannah River Plant, which long manufactured nuclear weapons and is now the site of a controversial plant processing nuclear wastes.



a city in the southeastern USA, in the state of South Carolina; a suburb of Augusta, Georgia. The Savannah River Atomic Energy Plant is located near Aiken.

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This is special day,'' Aikens said, "because through 12 holes we were 1-over par on day one and to come back and do what we did was pretty special and a lot of fun.
Riley, 32, of Thorny Lea in Brockton and Aikens, 32, of Pinehills in Plymouth teamed up to win the Massachusetts Four-Ball three years in a row in 2009, 2010 and 2011, but this is their first four-peat in any event.
Riley and Aikens birdied four of their last six holes on Saturday and four of their final five holes on Sunday when they finished on five.
Tom Aikens added: "I am very excited about the future because I will now be able to spend more time developing the business, in and out of the kitchen.
The restaurant Tom Aikens, which has a Michelin star, opened in 2003 and Tom's Kitchen opened in November 2006.
Aikens, who works at a travel agency in Glendale, says she used to ride with her husband's club until they decided that ``women couldn't ride with them anymore.
After hitting on the idea of forming a riding club for women, Aikens says, ``I called all the girls I knew that rode, and they all showed up, and none of them knew each other.
Aikens and Riley, both 31, now own three MGA state Four-Ball championships and three Cosgrove crowns.
We don't seem to birdie the same holes," Aikens said.
Aikens, 57, received the cash to move from Surrey to the West Country after his firm took over cider giants Taunton and Gaymers.
Our disparity in height is about as severe as you can get out here," Aikens said.
With a 126 total, 18-under-par over 36 holes, Aikens and Riley were three shots better than runners-up J.