New medical marijuana bill in Senate weaker than House form

Posted: 12:56 PM - A new bill to legalize a form of medicinal marijuana in Georgia has been filed in the state Senate, and unlike its House counterpart would set up a four-year study rather than making the drug available immediately.

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The HBC starts Twitter account

Posted: 1:56 PM - The Head Ball Coach has new forum for his one-liners: South Carolina's Steve Spurrier has joined Twitter.

USC Aiken Lady Pacers rally for tournament win over Clayton St.

Updated: 03/01/2015 - After trailing by as many as 13 points in the first half, the University of South Carolina Aiken women's basketball team rallied for a 59-54 victory over Clayton State in the first round of the Peach Belt Conference Tournament.

USC Aiken's season ends in PBC first round

Posted: 02/28/2015 - The University of South Carolina Aiken men's basketball team lost a 66-53 decision to Montevallo in the first round of the Peach Belt Conference Tournament Saturday evening.

Gunman, seven others, dead after Missouri rampage

Posted: 02/27/2015 - Although authorities still aren't offering a motive for the shooting deaths of seven people in Missouri overnight, by a man who then took his own life, they're suggesting that he may have become unhinged by the death of his mother.

Star Trek "Spock" actor Leonard Nimoy dies at age 83

Updated: 02/27/2015 - The actor best known for his role as Mr. Spock on "Star Trek" has died. His son says Leonard Nimoy died this morning in Los Angeles of end-stage chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

12 OYS: Veteran stuck with $5,000 bill after VA overpayment error

Updated: 02/25/2015 - What the Veterans Affairs office gives, it also takes away. At least that is what a former marine tells 12 On Your Side. A veteran said after waiting for two years, he thought the VA finally approved his benefits. But he said the agency made a mistake and paid him too much. Now he has to give thousands of dollars back.

12 OYS: Social Security Administration exposes recipient to ID theft, says woman

Updated: 02/24/2015 - The federal government is supposed to help protect your identity from thieves looking to cash in with your social security number. But an Augusta woman said she got quite the surprise when she opened a letter from the social security administration. It is a mix-up that could have cost a woman four states away, her identity.

12 OYS: IRS tax phone scammers targeting the CSRA

Updated: 02/20/2015 - The new year means it is time to file your tax return. But scam artists could be the ones cashing in on your refund, using a phone call to make off with your money. There are ways to protect yourself.

UPDATE | Bodies involved in GBI mix-up to return to their rightful places

Updated: 02/20/2015 - The bodies involved in a GBI mix-up will soon be going to the right places. Next week, coroners from Richmond, Burke, Lincoln, and other nearby counties will head to Atlanta for a sit down with the GBI and area lawmakers. They want answers about hiring a medical examiner for the Augusta region.

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