Posted: 7:17 PM Hundreds of former textile workers spent the day looking for a new career. All are losing their jobs at Avondale Mills, in part because of last year's deadly train wreck.
Today the first day of a company sponsored job fair for employees.
Posted: 6:09 PM Leaders are dealing with allegations of sexual misconduct at the Salvation Army Boys & Girls Club in Aiken.
A nine-year-old boy says he was sexually molested by a peer mentor at the Club...
Updated: 6:02 PM Georgia's new sex offender law takes effect this Saturday, and some are having a hard time finding a place to live in Richmond County.
One family has moved two times and had split their family in order to comply...
Posted: 10:30 AM Officers arrested 22-year-old Tomecca Jackson on Saturday, June 24 at her home at 502 Frances Street in North Augusta.
Her pregnancy was a secret the coroner says Jackson was trying to hide from the last people she'd want to find out about it: her parents.
Posted: 7:30 PM Greenbrier Elementary principal John Pike has been demoted to a teacher.
Pike and his lawyer appeared before the Columbia County school board in a public hearing Monday, June 26. Superintendent Tommy Price and his attorney brought forth charges...
Posted: 6:39 PM If the government wants to take your land, it may be harder for them to do it--at least in South Carolina.
Governor Mark Sanford visited Aiken Monday, June 26 to sign a new bill on eminent domain.
Posted: 11:39 AM A federal judge has stopped the state from forcing eight convicted sex offenders from having to move.
One is a Columbia County man, another a McDuffie County woman. They were among the plaintiffs in a lawsuit filed last week against enforcement of the new law.
Posted: 4:24 PM Aiken Public Safety officers are trying to find out whose body was found on the 500 block of York Street on Friday, June 23.
Aiken County coroner Tim Carlton tells News 12 the body of the white woman was lying outside a home.
Posted: 11:36 AM Another shooting in a downtown Augusta neighborhood has police searching for a killer and neighbors frightened for their lives.
It's the second murder in the past month in one of Augusta's most dangerous parts of town, and neighbors say the problems are getting worse.
Updated: 11:39 AM Augusta's summer activities and special events could be on the chopping block.
The city's cutting the budget, and while 15 percent may not seem like a big number, for Augusta's Recreation and Parks Department, it is.
Posted: 7:21 PM Georgia's voting laws have taken a pummeling lately, with voter ID laws under attack. Now, Augusta's polling places are in question.
Some are saying early voting needs to be expanded to be fair for everyone.
Posted: 7:16 PM A heated argument between neighbors and friends turns deadly in Burke County.
It happened Thursday night, June 22, around 10 o'clock on the 700 block of Savannah Avenue. That's just off Highway 56.
Posted: 6:02 PM They're leaving homes, families, and jobs, putting their lives on hold to serve their country.
Army reservists boarded buses early this morning, the first steps of a journey that will land them in the middle of the Iraq war.
Posted: 5:53 PM Investigators say a wife and her boyfriend tried to hire a hit man to kill her husband.
The hit man they tried to hire instead teamed up with police...and led them straight to truck driver Shonda Harbert and boyfriend John Corson.
Posted: 5:14 PM Investigators are looking for the people involved in a wreck in Burke County early Friday morning.
It happened just before 2:00 a.m. off Highway 56 North, near the Richmond County line.
Posted: 3:54 PM Hundreds of Georgia's sex offenders are faced with financial burdens, forced to move out of their homes thanks to a new law...and they have just two weeks to relocate.
Some neighbors we spoke with say that's just too bad for the sex offenders.
Posted: 3:12 PM The Augusta Aviation Commission decided not to renew Radio Cab's contract June 22.
Seven cab companies had previously filed lawsuits against the aviation commission, the consolidated government, and Radio Cab.
Updated: 2:22 PM At a neighborhood off Two Notch Road in Aiken, speeders are a big problem.
Drivers use this neighborhood road as a shortcut to avoid busy areas. About a year ago a four way stop came in to slow things down a little bit. But a viewer tells us the problem never quite went away.
Posted: 7:49 PM Augusta commissioners are still looking into claims of discrimination and harassment in the city's Recreation and Parks Department.
City leaders met about this ongoing investigation this afternoon.