SC panel approves compromise on teaching evolution

26 mins ago - A six-member panel voted unanimously Tuesday to recommend the compromise to the full state Board of Education and Education Oversight Committee. Approval from both is needed for any change to education standards.

Dog trained to sniff out bed bugs

Updated: 12:46 PM - She's man's best friend, but she's a bed bug's worst enemy. You've probably heard of drug dogs or cadaver dogs, but tonight we're introducing you to our area's first bed bug sniffing dog. Rosa the Beagle has a serious snout, and she's using it to keep you safe. Tonight News 12's Christie Ethridge got to see her in action.
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Local city named one of safest in state

Updated: 1:20 PM - One of Georgia's fastest growing cities in one of the fastest growing counties is also home to one of the state's safest cities. Grovetown's low crime rate put the city in the top five most secure places to live in Georgia. News 12's Jorge Lopez is on your side with why homeowners say making the cut will help Grovetown grow even more.

Man attacked while riding on popular bike trail

Updated: 1:13 PM - A man was attacked and nearly sexually assaulted while riding his bike along a popular trail. He told deputies he was riding his bike when he tripped on a rope strung across the path, and three men attacked him
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Should Augusta firefighters get a raise?

Updated: 07/28/2014 - "We just lost a firefighter a couple of weeks ago. He had been a year and a half. the airport offered him $32,000," said Chief James.
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Lofty expectations for Wildwood Games

40 mins ago - The start of something great is coming to Wildwood Park. For the endurance sports junkie, the first annual Wildwood Games has a challenge for every kind of athlete.

Georgia girl struck by plane on Florida beach dies

Posted: 12:55 PM - They were walking along Caspersen Beach in Venice Sunday afternoon when the 1972 Piper Cherokee plane made an emergency landing after reporting problems. Officials say the father and daughter were hit by either the plane or its debris.

Gov. Haley urges Atlantic Beach to end Bikefest

Posted: 11:52 AM - The Atlantic Beach Bikefest attracts tens of thousands to the small seaside community every Memorial Day weekend. But this year, there were eight shootings along the Grand Strand, including three people shot and killed at a motel nearby Myrtle Beach.

SC will keep fighting for gay marriage ban

Posted: 07/28/2014 - A legally married gay couple living in South Carolina sued in September over the state's ban. That federal case has been on hold while Virginia's ban was being heard.

Observers, investigators kept away by fighting

Posted: 07/28/2014 - Government troops have stepped up their push to win back territory from pro-Russian separatists in fighting that the United Nations said today has killed more than 1,100 people in four months.

Conference committee approves $17B VA health bill

Updated: 1:06 PM - The measure includes $10 billion in emergency spending to help veterans who can't get prompt appointments with VA doctors to obtain outside care. It includes $5 billion to hire doctors, nurses and other medical staff and about $1.5 billion to lease 27 new clinics across the country.

12 OYS: River Glen Apartments admits fault in toddler chemical poisoning

Updated: 07/23/2014 - "I just want an apology. A real apology, and not just because it's on TV. They should have been apologized the day it happened." Those exact words are coming from Laquana Hatcher, the mother of a toddler poisoned from drinking paint thinner. She said she is not satisfied with the response from management at the apartment complex where it happened. Management tells News 12 that it takes the blame for what occurred.

GM issues six more recalls

Posted: 07/23/2014 - The latest recalls bring the total for GM so far this year to 60, affecting a record 29.7 million cars and trucks. GM already has passed the 22 million vehicles recalled by all automakers last year.

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