Posted: 6:18 PM Today marks three years since the war in Iraq began.
A war that's seen thousands of soldiers from Fort Gordon.
News 12's Kristen Cosby joins us with story of the man who led Fort Gordon's soldiers into Iraq on the first day of the war.
Posted: 6:05 PM It's been an eventful 100 days in office for Augusta's new mayor...complete with a trip to court to have his powers re-defined.
News 12's Jonathan Martin sat down with Mayor Deke Copenhaver to find out what he's accomplished and what he plans to do next.
Updated: 10:24 AM After a long year in Iraq, the first 100 members of the Georgia National Guard's 48th Infantry Brigade came home early today -- an advance party making way for thousands soon to follow.
Posted: 12:15 PM It's a contract worth a quarter million dollars a year...and Richmond County taxpayers are footing the bill.
School board member A.K. Hasan has been questioning Charles Larke's contract for weeks.
Posted: 11:20 AM One man is dead after a motorcycle accident on Pine Log Road in Aiken.
A stretch of Pine Log Road was shut down Sunday night as investigators tried to determine how the accident happened.
Posted: 11:15 AM Five people went to the hospital after a wreck on I-20 in Aiken County.
Witnesses at mile marker 33 say a car ran off the road and into the trees.
Five people were in the car, and two children were reportedly ejected from it during the crash.
Posted: 10:44 AM 16-year-old Josh Bardy has a new found respect for the boys in blue, as an officer comes to his rescue in the nick of time.
"If the police hadn't come, I don't know," Josh says.
That's because on Friday he says a group of teenagers threatened to beat him up.
Posted: 6:08 PM Fighting Friday among members of the Downtown Development Authority.
At the meeting Friday morning there were allegations of ethics violations and underhanded dealings.
News 12 was the only television station there.
Posted: 5:37 PM A school board member in Columbia County has serious concerns with the proposed new calendar. The board sent out surveys to parents to vote on a new start date; August 15th was chosen.
Board member Mike Sleeper says that date could lead to teachers cutting class.
Updated: 2:17 PM Reynolds and Broad Street were blocked off Friday morning after a car struck a slow moving Norfolk Southern freight train.
It happened shortly after 2 o'clock Friday morning where 6th Street and Reynolds intersect.
Updated: 12:54 PM Cole Brothers Circus of the Stars, The World's Largest Circus Under the Big Top will assist HD 98.3 and the Shepeard Community Blood Center at 1533 Wrightsboro Rd. on Tuesday, March 21.
Posted: 10:54 AM The search continues for the South Carolina man suspected of kidnapping and raping two teenage girls in an underground room.
Someone spotted Kenneth Glenn Hinson Wednesday night near the Darlington-Chesterfield county line, but investigators were not able to catch him.
Posted: 10:10 AM A field commonly used as a playground was the site for police and EMT's Thursday afternoon...as a little girl was caught between her bike and a truck.
News 12's Kate Tillotson is on your side with how the girl miraculously escaped unharmed.