Growing university gives growing pains to neighboring street

Posted: 6:52 PM - Georgia Regents University's new Education Commons building off Laney Walker Blvd. is a sign the university is growing, but the growing pains are hitting one Augusta street. Now neighbors and student want help News 12's Jorge Lopez explains.

President Elzey at SC State taking pay cut

Updated: 1:26 PM - The Budget and Control Board this year approved a $6 million loan while a committee of current and former state college presidents has determined the university has an $18 million deficit.

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GRU Augusta picks up five set win in first NCAA appearance

Posted: 8:09 PM - The GRU Augusta women’s volleyball team made their first NCAA Tournament appearance in the first round of the Division II Southeast Regional Thursday night and won a 3-2 match over the Anderson Trojans in the Cuddy Arena on the campus of Wingate University in Wingate, N.C. The set scores were (25-23, 27-25, 22-25, 23-25, 15-13).

The road to the Dome goes through Aquinas

Updated: 7:59 PM - What a run it's been for Aquinas football. Wasn't that long ago they were an after thought on the gridiron. But now, defending state champs and riding a 24 game win streak as they start the playoffs. Don't look for these guys to slow down anytime soon.

USC Aiken volleyball falls in first regional game

Posted: 2:48 PM - The University of South Carolina Aiken volleyball team lost a hard-fought 3-0 match against Carson-Newman in the first round of the NCAA Tournament Thursday morning. Set scores were 24-26, 27-29, 23-25.

GRU Augusta rolls to third straight win

Updated: 11:10 AM - The GRU Augusta men’s basketball team stormed out to a 9-0 lead on Wednesday night and never looked back to defeat Coastal Georgia 79-59 in a non-conference game in Christenberry Fieldhouse for Health Center Credit Union night.

Defying GOP, Obama to spare 5M from deportation

Posted: 6:21 PM - Obama will unveil his executive actions in a prime-time address Thursday night. Republicans fiercely oppose the measures and are weighing a range of legal and legislative challenges.

SC extending insurance to same-sex spouses

Posted: 4:14 PM - The announcement Thursday from the state Public Employee Benefit Authority comes one day after a Charleston judge issued the state's first gay marriage licenses.

Director Mike Nichols dies at 83

Updated: 8:48 AM - Mike Nichols, the director of matchless versatility who brought fierce wit, caustic social commentary and wicked absurdity to such film, TV and stage hits as "The Graduate," `'Angels in America" and "Monty Python's Spamalot," has died.

12 OYS: refers ex-con contractor for job, says homeowner

Updated: 6:36 PM - A lot of us might ask our friends or co-workers for a referral when we are looking to hire someone to work on our home. So you might think a company in the business of referring contractors would be even better than word of mouth. That is what one Augusta homeowner said when she turned to the website It put her in contact with a contractor who turned out to be an ex-con.

12 OYS: Paroled contractor accused of unfinished job, using loophole in law

Updated: 11/19/2014 - An ex-con concrete contractor at the center of a News 12 investigation last year, is out on parole and once again being accused of not finishing work he was paid to do. Cornelius White has a long criminal history that includes numerous counts of theft-by-deception and forgery. The latest On Your Side investigation uncovers how a possible loophole in the law could keep White from facing more jail time.

Consumer group lists '10 worst toys' for kids

Updated: 1:30 PM - Many toys, he said, continue to have the same hazardous designs, including small, detachable parts that infants can choke on; strings that can cause strangulation; dangerous projectiles; and misleading or confusing warning labels and instructions.

Teacher who admits to hitting student has history of disciplinary action

Updated: 11/14/2014 - A Richmond County teacher who admits to hitting a middle schooler in a classroom, has a history of inappropriate behavior according to the district. While substitute teacher Sam Arazie has a pending court date in the most recent case, News 12 has obtained documents showing a pattern of complaints going back more than 20 years.

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