The rate went down as the number of jobs in metro Augusta increased by 3,700 to 218,800, up from 215,100 in March. Over-the-year, metro Augusta added 2,700 jobs in April 2012. Most of the growth was in education and health services.
Edna and Roosevelt Jones and their son Russell were found yesterday afternoon in the woods behind a south Augusta subdivision. A few hours later crime scene tape went up around their home just a few miles away. Word spread quickly around Augusta Deliverance Church where the Jones had been members for more than 40 years.
A Barnwell mother is fed up after she says her daughter was attacked on the school bus ride home--and not for the first time.
The investigation began yesterday when deputies found three bodies in a brush fire in the woods behind Deer Chase Elementary School in Hephzibah. Then, late last night, clues led detectives to a home on nearby Pinnacle Place Drive, where they found another crime scene. Property records indicate the home belonged to Roosevelt and Edna Jones. Family members tell us the couple, and their son, Russell, were the victims of the murder.
The panic to find your loved one before something happens can be overwhelming, but one organization is making the process a little easier. They use a radio frequency tracking system to help find people who have a tendency to wander, and it's free for those who need it.
An Aiken woman is warning others about a tricky telephone scam. You may have heard of it. The FBI calls it the "Grandparent Scam." It's where a caller pretends to be your grandson or granddaughter to get money. News 12's Chad Mills is on your side to help you from becoming a victim.
Safety during the summer for soldiers at Fort Gordon has always been a concern. All types of safety measures, from boating safety to motorcycle safety, were discussed Wednesday at the annual Safety Stand Down Day on Fort Gordon.
H&M will be opening a 23,000 square foot store, its first in eastern Georgia. The store will carry collections for women, men, young ladies, young men and children.
Designed by Gray Digital Media