- We all know it's one of the biggest movies of the year...but did you know one of the stars of "Dreamgirls" calls Augusta home? News 12's Jonathan Martin found out about Keith Robinson's trip to Hollywood.
- 'Tis the season for giving, and the Salvation Army has been out since November raising money for local families in need this Christmas season. But this year's donations may not meet the goal.
- It's a long way from Augusta to the Kennedy Center, to Carnegie Hall, to Paris, London, Japan. James Brown covered a lot of miles in his career, but he was always quick to tell you his heart belonged to Augusta.
- It seems everyone is rushing around right now, trying to get everything ready for Christmas. In that holiday rush, many people forget to take simple steps to protect their homes and the gifts inside.
- We're getting close to last minute status for those Christmas gifts. For many of the people on your list, it may mean gift cards. But those convenient gifts can leave you open to scams.
- The Godfather of Soul, James Brown, played Santa Claus today for his annual toy giveaway at the Imperial Theater. It's a tradition the Godfather has continued for 15 years, and it's inspiring others.
- The driver of a Pontiac Grand Am that lost control of his car early this morning has now been charged. He is accused of failure to maintain a lane, and violation of a limited permit.
- News 12's Jonathan Martin spoke with James Brown today about his annual toy giveaway. The Godfather took the opportunity to thank everyone who helped with the giveaway and to wish our soldiers a Merry Christmas.
- An employee at Augusta Recycling still shaken up after being robbed and assaulted Wednesday morning. The suspect is still on the loose and the victim's co-workers need your help identifying the robber.
- Drivers around here seem to be more interested in getting there quickly than driving legally. News 12's Stephanie Baker catches people turning the wrong way in this week's Dumb and Dangerous Driving.
- 2 injured in single-car accident; car crashes into woods on I-20; man assaulted, robbed on way to work; toxic chemicals in Hyde Park; Pat Jones' legacy; James Brown's toy giveaway; last day for Express Mail for Christmas.
- Imagine your home, the yard where your kids play, sitting on contaminated ground. That's what people in Hyde Park say they've dealt with for years. City leaders are now involved and looking harder for answers.
- Since it was founded in 1984, more than 2000 children have passed through the Augusta Youth Center. Now, after the founder's death, the interim director says not to worry: the Augusta Youth Center will continue Pat Jones' legacy.
- The Junior League of Augusta has been making strides to improve Pendleton King Park. Over the years, the park has lost a lot of visitors due to an increase in crime...but now folks are looking forward to a new beginning.
- Two accidents on Bobby Jones; Augusta home robbed; GBI to investigate land deal near proposed drag strip; deputies searching for Family Dollar robber; bank robber still on the loose; more.
- As sheriff, Ronnie Strength says he expects to have critics...and there were plenty of them when he was quoted in the paper saying he couldn't wait to get out. He talked with News 12 to set the record straight.
- Take a drive through any neighborhood and you'll see the man in red. He's on lawns and porches and even inside stores. But one city is not only decorated with Santas...it's named after him.
- Homeless women and children are turned away from packed shelters almost every night. Garden City Rescue is giving some hope to those women and children, just in time for Christmas.
- It has been a somber day for many people in Aiken. Today, a Marine killed in the line of duty was laid to rest.
Cpl. Matthew Dillon's family, friends, and fellow Marines gathered for the goodbye.