12 OYS: Storing 9-volt batteries in junk drawer could start fire

Updated: 10:41 AM - We keep all sorts of of things in our junk drawers. Everything from restaurant menus and spare keys, to lose change and even batteries. But those batteries, especially the 9-volts could easily start a fire in your home or garage.
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South Carolina's small colleges open season

Posted: 11:25 AM - On Thursday, Charleston Southern opened the season under its new lights with a 61-9 win over NAIA Point, while Presbyterian lost to Northern Illinois 55-3.

Britain raises terror threat level

19 mins ago - Britain has repeatedly expressed concern about British nationals traveling to the Middle East and returning to wage attacks in the U.K.

Ebola in mind, US colleges screen some students

Posted: 2:34 PM - With the virus continuing to kill in Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone and Nigeria, the expected arrival of thousands of students from those countries has U.S. authorities on alert but cautioning against alarm.

Uber comes to Athens for gameday weekend

Posted: 08/28/2014 - Regulators in several states and cities worry about driver records and safety. The company says it performs background checks and provides commercial insurance during rides.

12 OYS: System lets victims know about inmate's status

Updated: 08/27/2014 - A woman is still in the hospital after deputies said her husband poured gasoline on her, and set her on fire. Her husband Ronnie Lee Jones is back in jail on that aggravated assault charge. He had been released just hours before the incident happened early Friday morning. But there is technology that can alert victims when suspects are released from jail.

12 OYS: Handicapped senior says Augusta bus service discriminating

Updated: 08/25/2014 - A disabled veteran said he is the target of discrimination. Bruce Heitz said he has been fighting for nearly 2 years with Augusta's para-transit service. Fighting about picking him up for anything from medical appointments to the grocery store. Now he is turning to On Your Side.

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