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Letter shows SC gov predicting public humiliation

Posted: 07/30/2009 - A newly released letter shows that South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford predicted the "public humiliation" that would follow revelations of the shattered marriage he's now trying to repair.

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FBI seeking "tattoo'd" serial bank robber

Surveillance photos of man wanted by FBI for bank robberies

Posted: 07/30/2009 - The FBI is asking for the public’s help in finding a serial bank robber. He most recently robbed the First Citizens Bank in Hendersonville, NC – his sixth in the last 11 weeks.

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Rev. Lowery to receive Medal of Freedom

Rev. Joseph E. Lowery

Updated: 08/03/2009 - Rev. Joseph E. Lowery will receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom next month, the White House announced Thursday. The Atlanta civil rights leader is among 16 people selected for the award, the nation's highest civilian honor.

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SC worker fights off robber in gorilla suit

Posted: 07/30/2009 - It was far from an inconspicuous robbery attempt. Authorities say someone in a gorilla suit tried to rob a Conway restaurant this week, but the crime was foiled by a worker wielding a meat cleaver.

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Georgia 'tax-free' weekend begins

Updated: 07/30/2009 - Four days of sales-tax-free shopping begins today in Georgia. The discount is designed to provide relief to back-to-school shoppers.

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Man arrested after North Augusta police chase

Mug shot of Moses Larry Hill

Updated: 07/30/2009 - North Augusta Public Safety officers say one man is in custody after failing to stop his vehicle during a traffic stop. The suspect then fled on foot though a North Augusta neighborhood.

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Truck catches fire in Aiken

Truck damaged by fire

Updated: 07/30/2009 - Imagine waking up to find your truck burned up. This happened at a home on Gatewood Drive in Aiken.

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Overnight fire at AA house in Aiken

Burned AA House sign

Updated: 07/30/2009 - A pot catches fire on a stove early this morning, sparking a fire that damages the Alcoholics Anonymous house at 123 Linden Street in Aiken.

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Man charged with vehicular homicide also charged with DUI

David Bragg

Updated: 07/30/2009 - Investigators say 62-year-old David Bragg, Jr. was driving with only a work permit or restricted license when he allegedly struck and killed Shannon Mathis on Bennock Mill Road Tuesday night.

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Augusta to borrow $30 million for SPLOST projects

Posted: 07/29/2009 - Augusta city leaders want to borrow more than $34 million. The finance committee signed off on the deal this week. News 12's Chris Thomas shows you what it will pay for and how Augusta will pay it back.

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Jessye Norman Benefit Concert in Augusta

Updated: 07/29/2009 - And her face and her voice are known around the world. She's performed for Kings, Queens and Presidents. But this week, Jessye Norman is back in her hometown of Augusta to sing for something she considers equally important- a local school.

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