Aiken County school board hosts penny tax meeting

Posted: 12:45 AM - Thursday night t folks in Aiken County had their first look at what a penny tax could mean for schools. The school board hosted community meetings in the city of Aiken and New Ellenton. Board members broke down what the tax means and why schools are desperate for change.

More heat records set in August

Posted: 2:33 PM - Federal meteorologists calculated that more heat records were set around the globe last month, including Earth's hottest August.

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Strom Thurmond's Tyree Stidem is our OFL player of the week

Updated: 09/17/2014 - When the season started, there was some concern on how good could Tyree Stidem play at quarterback for Strom Thurmond. Three wins in the books and a huge performance against Midland Valley has answered those questions

Vaughn Taylor helping to raise money for SafeHomes

Updated: 09/16/2014 - It's a day and age when we're all looking for some good news from pro athletes. Well, there's not a nicer guy then Vaughn Taylor and now he and his wife are becoming more involved then ever with SafeHomes in Augusta.

SLED chief: Keep agents' access to death records

Updated: 09/16/2014 - Panel members also discussed another recent court decision that public meetings don't have to have a list of topics to be discussed -- and if they do have an agenda, it can be changed during a meeting.

12 OYS: Vulgar Facebook comments raise questions about free speech rights

Updated: 3:36 AM - Lots of us use social media to share everything from intimate thoughts to personal politics. But a Facebook post allegedly written by a Warrenton police officer has sparked an investigation. When it comes to freedom of speech, it can be a very thin line between who you are, and what you can say.

12 OYS: Veteran claims Augusta VA is delaying colonoscopy

Posted: 09/16/2014 - It is a medical procedure that could save her life, but a veteran said Augusta's VA hospital is dragging its feet unless she agrees to perform the procedure without anesthesia. When News 12 started asking some tough questions to VA officials, their response was to stall us from airing this story. We chose not to.

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