12 OYS: Husband accused of setting wife on fire remains on the loose

Updated: 7:00 PM - A man is accused of pouring gasoline on his wife and setting her on fire. Now, investigators are trying to find out where he is. The Richmond County Sheriff's Office wants 31 year-old Ronnie Lee Jones for aggravated assault. This incident comes just twenty-four hours after he was released from jail in South Carolina.
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Man found dead feet from his home

Updated: 3:57 AM - A Burke county man is found dead and investigators say his body was outside for hours before anyone found him. The 68 year-old man was found near his home on Four Points Road and that's where News 12 spoke with his wife. Forrest Lamar Dowdy's wife tells News 12 Mr. Dowdy suffered from PTSD and that his medication may have disoriented him when he left their house.

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Butler fully expects to start winning this season

Posted: 08/21/2014 - For a number of high school football teams, it really is Christmas in the summer. Friday, the hard work starts to pay off with games that count for real. Not everyone on the field and among those who still have to wait, Butler.

Paine football team hosting fan day

Posted: 08/21/2014 - The Paine College Lion Fan Day has been slated for Saturday, August 23rd on Lions Baseball Field starting at 12 noon.

North Augusta football coaches take ALS challenge

Updated: 08/21/2014 - We've all seen or been involved with the a-l-s ice bucket challenge. Today, the coaches of the north augusta football team took the challenged and has called out a few teams in the process.

Augusta Christian looks to rebound after three win season

Posted: 08/21/2014 - It was a year to forget for the Lions of Augusta Christian. Just three wins total, something they haven't seen in a while. Now they're trying to put that all behind them and get back to a winning brand of football.

Blackville Hilda to use underclassmen in big roles

Posted: 08/20/2014 - Over the years very few teams have done more with less then Blackville Hilda. Long time coach David Bberry has been there forever and knows how to get most out of kids. That's why a two win season is out of the ordinary for the Hawks.

US won't let borders hamper fight vs. extremists

Posted: 8:26 PM - The White House said the president has received no military options beyond those he authorized earlier this month for limited airstrikes against the Islamic State group in Iraq and military aid to Iraqi and Kurdish forces.

Firefighters still in hospital after ice stunt

Posted: 5:31 PM - Both men were on the fire truck's ladder when it got too close to a power line after dumping water on Campbellsville University's marching band on Thursday in the charity stunt to raise awareness for the disease ALS.

Security breach hit 25,000 federal workers

Posted: 5:16 PM - Homeland Security will soon begin notifying employees whose files were compromised and urge them to monitor their financial accounts, the official said.

12 OYS: Veteran gets wheelchair van after emotional letter to VA secretary

Updated: 08/20/2014 - When every attempt to get help failed, A Vietnam veteran turned to News 12. In June, Dorris Blalock wrote a letter for us to give to Acting Secretary at the time, Sloan Gibson. Just over a month after the acting VA secretary made that pledge, he has kept his word to the veteran.

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