Updated: 01/03/2013 - Tom Gorta, president of the Stratford HOA in Evans, contacted the Columbia County Sheriff's Office after realizing the money was missing last Monday.
Updated: 12/27/2012 - A man was found dead in his mobile home after a fire on Friday afternoon. Firefighters were called to the mobile home on Charlie’s Loop at about 1:45 p.m.
Updated: 12/27/2012 - Richmond County investigators say a convenience store was selling an illegal drug.
Updated: 12/27/2012 - Two of the county's high schools were on high alert after a threat that supposedly originated on a bathroom stall. On Thursday night, the rumor made its rounds on Facebook.
Updated: 12/27/2012 - On this day in 2011, Officer Scott Richardson was gunned down in the line of duty. Then, a month later, it happened again to Corporal Sandy Rogers. As the community tries to move on, Aiken Public Safety is moving forward with some changes of its own. We travel with them to North Carolina to see how a program there could help reduce violence here.
Updated: 12/20/2012 - The bond for William Shores was set at $30,000 in court on Thursday -- $15,000 for each count. If he makes bond, he is not allowed to contact any friends of the victims or the victims' family members.
Updated: 12/20/2012 - On Thursday morning, investigators announced the arrest of Morris Laytrell Dorch. The Sheriff's Office is charging the 25-year-old with murder, attempted murder and possession of a weapon during a crime.
Updated: 12/19/2012 - News 12 is on your side with a warning about a fake charity that's being used to scam generous donors like you.
Updated: 12/19/2012 - The man accused of attempting to run over a police officer has been extradited back to Aiken County and will be facing attempted murder charges.
Posted: 12/19/2012 - Minnie Lee Lamb was arrested back in November and is accused of beating the child with a belt back in June. Investigators say the girl had cuts and bruises all over her legs, arm and face.
Updated: 12/17/2012 - Richmond County is paying for extra sheriff's deputies to help with school safety in these last two days before Christmas break. It's a little added police presence that's putting everyone more at ease.
Posted: 12/17/2012 - Senior Judge Hugh Lawson sentenced Ryan Dougherty, Lee Grace Dougherty and Dylan Dougherty Stanley to identical sentences for their role in the robbery of a South Georgia bank.
Updated: 12/17/2012 - President Barack Obama is vowing to use "whatever power" he has to prevent shootings like the Connecticut school massacre. Speaking at a memorial service in the town where the shootings took place, Obama asked, "What choice do we have?"
Updated: 12/16/2012 - Shockwaves from Friday morning's shooting in Connecticut are being felt all over the country, resonating especially close to home for public safety officers right here in Augusta.