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Hammond's Ferry: A connection to the river and the past

Updated: 04/30/2007 - A new community is taking shape in North Augusta. It's only in its second year of development, but already 12 families have moved in to the tiny town of Hammond's Ferry along the river.

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Family Fraud Alert: Phishing Scams

Updated: 04/30/2007 - There are some emails making the rounds that are trying to get your personal information. Phishing scams have been around for a few years, but people still seem to be falling for them.

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Woman accused of mowing down man turns self in

Posted: 04/27/2007 - Ronette Bush has turned herself in and is charged with two counts of aggravated assault. Deputies say she drove up onto the sidewalk to hit a man and his mother early Tuesday morning.

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Student arrested for weapons possession, threats

Posted: 04/27/2007 - An Aiken High School student has been arrested for bringing weapons to school and threatening two faculty members. Public safety says 18-year-old Ronnie Swancey had two knives on school property on Wednesday.

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Local Update - April 27, 2007

Posted: 04/27/2007 - Car flips near Fort Gordon; school headmaster under abuse investigation; teen shot during burglary; woman assaulted in backyard; bond hearings for murder suspects; Dolly Hearn awarded posthumous degree; blood drive today.

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Community comes together to support assault victim

Updated: 04/27/2007 - An Aiken woman was attacked in her backyard, and people living in the area where it happened say they are hoping to prevent it from happening again. Many of them say a good place to start is a Neighborhood Watch.

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Dumb and Dangerous Driving - April 26, 2007

Updated: 04/27/2007 - News 12 caught drivers turning out of turn at Wheeler Road and West Wheeler Parkway. The sign tells drivers not to turn right on red. But in the several hours we spent out there, we only saw one person actually follow the rules.

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Arena board says Aiken Convocation Center no threat

Posted: 04/26/2007 - Augusta's Civic Center has been struggling to get big acts to the Garden City for years. But now, with a new entertainment center about to open in Aiken, board members say they're going to start thinking out of the box.

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On Your Side: Smart Move

Posted: 04/26/2007 - If you're getting close to buying a house, one of the most important things you can do is get it inspected. If you don't, you could be opening yourself up to some expensive problems.

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Teen breaks into neighbor's house, ends up shot

Updated: 04/26/2007 - 19-year-old Justin "Brent" Haynie was arrested this morning for breaking into the home of his Lexington Drive neighbor, Theresa Wachowiak. The 56-year-old woman shot him before he escaped, and he survived.

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South Augusta public housing officially called off

Updated: 04/26/2007 - It's good news for many people living in south Augusta: a controversial housing development there has been called off. Thursday morning, the Augusta Housing Authority voted to terminate the contract with the developer.

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6 arrested in Aiken County meth conspiracy

Posted: 04/26/2007 - The Aiken County Sheriff’s Office, in cooperation with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, has arrested six people as part of year-long investigation of a drug conspiracy.

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Accident with injuries on Mike Padgett

Updated: 04/26/2007 - A woman is injured after an accident at Mike Padgett Highway and Apple Valley. An SUV was driving on Mike Padgett when it ran a red light and hit the car the woman was driving.

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Local Update - April 26, 2007

Posted: 04/26/2007 - Man shot during home invasion; teens sought in assault; court sides with Tomi Rae; Waffle House brawl; man wanted in sexual assault; state money could fix school security holes; plan for dealing with school bomb threats.

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No end in sight for Waycross wildfire

Posted: 04/26/2007 - A wildfire continues to burn near Waycross. The blaze spread rapidly through the Okefenokee Swamp, crossed a highway and moved toward communities south of Waycross. Dozens of neighbors had to leave their homes.

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Fighting bomb threats with voice print technology

Updated: 04/26/2007 - Richmond County schools are turning to technology to fight bomb threats. The school board tells News 12 they could start taking voice prints, so when someone calls in a threat, they'll be able to match the print to the caller.

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State money could close school security holes

Updated: 04/25/2007 - Local lawmakers are fighting to get money that could be used to help protect your children. It's a possible solution to a security problem News 12 uncovered just weeks after a student was expelled for bringing a loaded gun to school.

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Caught on Tape: Edgefield man attacks friend

Updated: 04/25/2007 - An Edgefield County man is facing felony charges tonight for attacking his friend after a dispute over money...and it was all caught on tape. Now authorities say a fight over $30 will cost the attacker a whole lot more.

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On Your Side: Protecting Your Car

Updated: 04/25/2007 - Augusta is one of five Georgia cities that rank in the top 100 of a recent list that ranks the cities that have the most automobile thefts. But police say it doesn't have to be that way.

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Judge approves Tomi Rae's choice of representative

Updated: 04/25/2007 - An Aiken County judge ruled in favor of Tomi Rae Brown in court at a hearing to decide on who should be the special guardian for James Brown, Jr. It was a big win for Tomi Rae and her attorneys.

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Aiken residents protest new development

Updated: 04/25/2007 - It's a battle of boundaries in Aiken, where a group of homeowners have picketed for six days. They say a developer is overbuilding on Douglas Drive. Across from seven homes, developer Bill Gingrey plans to build twelve.

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Aiken woman assaulted in her backyard

Updated: 04/25/2007 - The Aiken County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the sexual assault of a 35-year-old woman at a home in Summer Lakes subdivision in Aiken. The victim was allegedly assaulted in a bath house in her own backyard.

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Accident with injuries at Martintown and Jersey Street

Updated: 04/25/2007 - Two people are in the hospital with minor injuries after a three-car accident at Martintown Road and Jersey Street in North Augusta. The three cars were driving in a line when the first car in the line stopped for a school bus.

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A letter of thanks from Ryan Clark's family

Updated: 04/25/2007 - "We, the family of Ryan Clark, wish to express our heartfelt gratitude for the outpouring of love, support, sympathy and encouragement during our own personal and our nation’s recent tragedy."

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