Posted: 02/19/2014 - Backers of legislation to strengthen protections for South Carolina's elderly and vulnerable hope their bill can become law this year.
Posted: 02/19/2014 - A federal judge has sentenced a man to life in prison for his role in coordinating what prosecutors say was a sex trafficking ring that forced women into prostitution and traded them between Georgia, Florida and the Carolinas.
Updated: 02/19/2014 - The pastor of Most Holy Trinity Parish has been named a 2014 Distinguished Pastor by the National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA).
Updated: 02/19/2014 - State officials are releasing a new specialty license plate featuring the Confederate battle flag, a move that is infuriating civil rights advocates and renewing a fiery debate.
Updated: 02/18/2014 - You'd think all the power poles would be the power company's responsibility to repair, but we're finding out that's not always the case. One South Carolina man is still in the dark because SCE&G says they can't safely restore power until he fixes the pole leading the wires into his mobile home. News 12's Christie Ethridge is on your side with a responsibility some homeowners may not know they have.
Posted: 02/18/2014 - The South Carolina Department of Insurance will have analysts available to answer insurance questions Feb. 19 and Feb. 20 following the ice storm.
Posted: 02/18/2014 - Club Car of Augusta recalled some of its golf carts Tuesday, according to the United States Consumer Product Safety Commissioner.
Updated: 02/18/2014 - "It's one of the best ways I know to get it over with. Nobody has a vote and everybody has to go," said Commissioner Grady Smith.
Updated: 02/18/2014 - An out-of-state business may be cashing in on your hard earned money by doing something that you can do yourself for little to no cost. While it is not a scam, it is a property deed service that is charging folks nearly $65 for a document you can get for just a few dollars.
Posted: 02/18/2014 - A man was arrested for allegedly calling and threatening the SCE&G call center three times, because his power was not turned on yet, according to the incident report.
Updated: 02/18/2014 - The Augusta Canal has made it "on the map," the PBS interactive map.
Posted: 02/18/2014 - The Golden Harvest Food Bank will be giving away food today to those affected by last week's storm.
Posted: 02/18/2014 - A high speed chase spans across 4 counties and ends with the driver being issued traffic tickets.
Updated: 02/18/2014 - Deputies have a suspect in custody following a chase across 4 counties on I-20.
Updated: 02/18/2014 - Augusta Mayor Deke Copenhaver sat down only with News 12 to talk about an article in the Atlanta Journal Constitution he isn't too happy about. The mayor says the story unfairly characterizes Augusta as not ready for the ice and suggested those without money suffered more than the rest. The mayor isn't the only one upset. Tim Hollobaugh, another person quoted in the article, says his interview was misquoted and thinks the AJC reporter was biased.
Updated: 02/18/2014 - We've talked a lot about power lines, but today the biggest line was at the Aiken landfill as people waited to dump all their storm debris. It took some people hours to reach the landfill to unload their pile of branches. As News 12's Christie Ethridge reports, trees weren't the only thing mounting. So was frustration.