Posted: 10/29/2013 - It's not Masters season, but today, some got to play the golf tournament of a lifetime. It's a tournament that partners local community golfers with those who have disabilities and wouldn't normally be able to play. As News 12's Christie Ethridge reports, it's a competition where you can find winners before the tournament even starts.
Posted: 10/29/2013 - It was an emotional day in Aiken as a community said goodbye to former soldier Damian Baer. Baer was a Seargent in the U.S. Army but most recently worked as a military contractor in Afghanistan. As News 12's Christie Ethridge reports, after surviving gunfire while he was on active duty, finding death in an office job has left family and friends shocked.
Updated: 10/29/2013 - The northbound lanes of Hwy 1 coming out of Augusta on the bridge were closed this morning because of a two vehicle accident.
Updated: 10/29/2013 - As the City of Augusta talks slums, North Augusta is talking blight. Is the North Augusta riverfront blighted? Blight is required by law before the city can divert tax dollars to build a stadium for the GreenJackets, a luxury hotel, and more there near Hammond's Ferry. News 12 investigates if that area is truly blighted or not.
Updated: 10/28/2013 - We're On Your Side with information about a new form of contraception. But how safe is it? A News 12 viewer contacted us after she says she suffered serious complications after undergoing the medical procedure. One doctor we spoke to says it is safer than surgery but when Joy Fordham contacted us on Twitter concerned about complications she had after the implant procedure, we investigated.
Updated: 10/28/2013 - Authorities in Hephzibah are currently investigating an afternoon bank robbery.
Updated: 10/28/2013 - UPDATE: The Amber Alert issued for a missing mother and daughter from Berkeley County, South Carolina has now been canceled.
Updated: 10/29/2013 - It happened just before 8am on Highway 125 not far from Savannah River Site and the Barnwell County line.
Updated: 10/26/2013 - After spending weeks in Augusta recovering from a flesh eating bacteria last year Aimee Copeland is back, but this time to help others. After dealing with her own tragedy -- now she's using her voice to help victims of sex trafficking . News12 caught up with her at the i-CARE 5k race Saturday morning as she works to spread her message.
Posted: 10/26/2013 - A two-day conference in Augusta discussed best practices and services available during an active shooter response, according to an FBI press release.
Updated: 10/26/2013 - The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is investigating a hit and run that sent a man to the hospital.
Updated: 10/26/2013 - We have an update to a story you heard first on News 12. Earlier this month we told you about a grievance filed within the Public Safety Department at the Richmond County Board of Education. Several officers claimed a recent series of promotions was unfair and against policy. One officer filed a grievance. Was the process fair? News 12's Christie Ethridge is investigating.
Updated: 10/25/2013 - We have an update on a story we first brought you on Tuesday, a land lady claimed she was the victim of some bad renters. Diana Ryan said after evicting the couple they trashed her property in a costly act of revenge. But now an ex-tentant is coming forward claiming Ryan owes her hundreds of dollars.