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Trial Date Set For Charleston Blaze

Posted: 08/04/2008 - A preliminary date is set for lawsuits filed by the families of eight firefighters killed in a furniture store blaze last year.

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Movie Filmed locally in Evans, Augusta area

Updated: 08/09/2008 - It's the story of young lovers separated by war and a battle between two brothers; and most of it is being filmed locally right here in Augusta and Evans.

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Tax Free Weekend Good for Business

Updated: 08/03/2008 - For both Georgia and South Carolina the tax free weekend ends Sunday at midnight. Some stores say it's not just the consumer's that have been happy with the discount.

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Not all smokers against North Augusta smoking ban

Updated: 08/03/2008 - North Augusta has been smoke free for nearly 48 hours. It's a new ban that has had local business owners up in arms, but some customers have an opinion now that they can't light up inside.

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Festival Gets Parents and Children Ready for School

Updated: 08/02/2008 - An end of summer celebration, disguised as a back to school festival. Columbia county schools teamed up with University Hospital to help get kids and parents ready to go back in the classroom.

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Anthrax scientist commits suicide as FBI closes in

Posted: 08/01/2008 - A top U.S. biodefense researcher whose brother says was being aggressively pursued by the FBI in connection with a series of anthrax mailings after the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks apparently committed suicide.

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Another child hurt by airport escalator

Posted: 08/01/2008 - Authorities say a 3-year-old's foot was injured when his shoes were caught in an Atlanta airport escalator – the second hurt this week and the third in two months.

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Preacher Investigated for Murder, Victim's Local Family Reacts

Posted: 07/31/2008 - A mobile, Alabama preacher accused of murdering his wife and leaving her body in a deep freezer at their home for years. News 12 has learned the victim Arletha Best Hopkins was from Wadley, Georgia roughly an hour outside of Augusta. Today her family talks to News 12.

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Autopsy completed on passenger from Delta flight

Posted: 07/31/2008 - An autopsy conducted this morning by Georgia Bureau of Investigation Deputy Chief Medical Examiner Dr. Jacqueline Martin has disclosed that Michaele Carnahan died from a heart abnormality.

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Delta retooling SkyMiles reward structure

Posted: 07/31/2008 - Delta Air Lines is giving frequent fliers a guaranteed ability to redeem miles for a reward ticket if a seat is available on a particular flight -- at a price.

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Body Found In Plane Bathroom

Posted: 07/31/2008 - It's still unclear how the 61-year-old woman died. She was found on a Delta Airlines flight. An autopsy is scheduled for today.

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President Bush Signs AIDS Extension

Posted: 07/31/2008 - It's seen as one of the most praised efforts of his administration. The new plan will spend 48-billion dollars over the next five years, to fight AIDS, and other diseases.

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Wildfire Victims Head Home

Posted: 07/31/2008 - The fire near Yosemite National Park is said to be 40-percent contained.

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Lead Safety In Hands Of The Senate

Posted: 07/31/2008 - A bill banning lead, and other dangerous chemicals found in toys, will be discussed on Capitol Hill.

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Utility wants to start work on nuclear reactor

Posted: 07/30/2008 - State regulators are expected to take up a request by South Carolina Electric and Gas to let the company begin site work at its proposed nuclear plant near Columbia.

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Judge orders Bixby committed to mental hospital

Posted: 07/30/2008 - A judge has ordered a 78-year-old man charged with killing two South Carolina law enforcement officers to be committed indefinitely to a mental hospital.

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Delta Flight Makes Emergency Landing

Posted: 07/29/2008 - A Delta Air Lines airplane with a blown tire and 167 people aboard has made a safe emergency landing at John F. Kennedy International Airport.

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N.C. police make arrest in soldier death

Posted: 07/29/2008 - Fayetteville police say they've arrested a suspect in the death of a pregnant Fort Bragg soldier whose body was found in a motel bathtub.

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Sugar company executive testifies about plant

Posted: 07/29/2008 - An executive at a sugar company faulted for a deadly refinery accident in February says he found such "shocking" and "disgraceful" conditions at the Georgia plant last year that he warned his superiors that a fatal disaster was likely.

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