Scott Hunter, former longtime publisher of Aiken Standard, dies at 69
Retired Aiken (S.C.) Standard publisher and community leader Scott Beale Hunter, 69, passed away at his home last Tuesday following a lengthy illness.
Hunter, who spent his working career with the Aiken Standard, was the newspaper's publisher from 1989 until his retirement in 2013. During his tenure, he helped lead the newspaper from the days of typewriters and paste-up to computers and pagination. He played an active role in several civic and charitable organizations in the community.