Local Homecoming Queen prepares for trip to meet the President

Updated: 7:20 PM - Adejah Nesbitt is your typical high school senior. She studies hard, she's on the cheer squad, and she loves Taylor Swift. She also happens to be living with Autism. But, unlike most high school seniors, she'll be traveling to Washington D.C. to meet the President soon.
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City will help residents pay to get off septic tank and hooked into sewer

Updated: 6:48 PM - It's a plan that could cost you thousands of dollars and now some changes are in the works to make a plumbing job in Augusta more affordable. City leaders are adjusting the plan for you to tap into Augusta's sewer system. News 12's Jorge Lopez is on your side with how this adjustment could cut the costs in half.
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Fox Creek's Russ Schneider steps aside as football coach

Posted: 9:49 AM - The man that's been there from the beginning is stepping down due to health concerns. Fox Creek's Russ Schneider has resigned from his position as athletic director and head coach of the Predators football team.

Millsap, Horford lead Hawks to 16th straight win

Posted: 01/25/2015 - Paul Millsap scored 20 points and Al Horford added 19 to lead Eastern Conference-leading Atlanta to a 112-100 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Sunday night, extending the Hawks' franchise record with their 16th straight win.

Clemons commits to Ole Miss

Updated: 01/25/2015 - South Aiken's Rasool Clemons has committed to Ole Miss. The highly sought after prospect ended his official visit to Oxford with a verbal pledge to the Rebels program.

Braves caravan arrives in Augusta with new and old faces

Updated: 01/25/2015 - The Atlanta Braves caravan made its way through Augusta Saturday afternoon with a mix of new and old names. Hall of Famer and broadcaster Don Sutton, minor leaguer Mallex Smith and new hitting coach Kevin Seitzer were in attendance.

GRU Augusta downs Flagler on the road

Posted: 01/24/2015 - The GRU Augusta Jaguars continued the momentum from a strong halftime lead and posted over a 50 percent field-goal percentage to beat the Flagler Saints

Local Homecoming Queen prepares for trip to meet the President

Updated: 7:20 PM - Adejah Nesbitt is your typical high school senior. She studies hard, she's on the cheer squad, and she loves Taylor Swift. She also happens to be living with Autism. But, unlike most high school seniors, she'll be traveling to Washington D.C. to meet the President soon.

Tenant: Raw sewage leaking everywhere, "you can hear the squish, squash"

Updated: 01/23/2015 - A woman is accusing her property manager of failing to correct a plumbing problem that has now caused raw sewage to overflow in her apartment. The problem got so bad this week, Richmond County Code Enforcement inspectors ordered two apartments in the complex to be evacuated.

12 OYS: Recent divorcee loses $5,000 in online dating and check scam

Updated: 01/21/2015 - It may not be a whole lot of money in waiting tables, but an Aiken County mother may have to work even harder to pay off a huge debt. She said she was scammed in an online dating site, after trusting someone who ended up faking her out with a fake check.

12 OYS: Father loses job over speeding ticket paid 17 years ago

Updated: 01/20/2015 - An Aiken County man thought he paid the price for having a lead foot, that led him to get a speeding ticket nearly 20-years ago. Instead that old ticket cost him a job. We took to a road trip to smooth out this traffic ticket mix up.

Report: 2nd grader brings .22 caliber bullets to class; on school bus

Updated: 01/16/2015 - If you are a parent, you do everything to keep your child safe. But an Augusta mother said she felt helpless, after she found bullets in her son''s backpack. She called Monte Sano Elementary School after finding about a dozen bullets in her 7 year-old's backpack. Now an investigation is underway into what happened.

12 OYS: Teacher accused of telling students "God is not real", says father

Updated: 01/15/2015 - Kids hear all sorts of things at school. That is no surprise to any parent. But what did surprise a Richmond County father is what his daughter said she heard from a teacher. The dad said he complained to the school system for a month through e-mails and phone calls. Finally he called 12 On Your Side.

12 OYS: Chemical left on school toilet bowl burns child's buttocks, says mom

Updated: 01/14/2015 - An Aiken County mother said her pre-k daughter is afraid to use the bathroom after burning part of her body on a school toilet. The school admits cleaning chemicals are to blame, and this is one of at least half a dozen cases reported in the last three days. News 12 started asking questions, and now changes are coming involving safety in facilities your child uses every day.

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