Updated: 09/06/2005 - People in South Carolina are flocking to Georgia to fill up their tanks after Governor Sonny Perdue suspended the motor fuel tax on Friday. Consumers can expect to pay about fifteen cents less on gas through the end of September.
Updated: 09/06/2005 - With the death and destruction on the Gulf Coast, thousands locally are heading to church for some answers. News 12 is on your side showing you how local churches are praying for relief.
Updated: 09/06/2005 - Lots of people are jumping on the bandwagon to help the victims of Hurricane Katrina. News 12 is on your side with the unique ways some are lending a helping hand.
Updated: 09/02/2005 - Thousands fled the city of Biloxi, including another family with roots here in our area. News 12 has more on how the Travis family is coping. Kevin Travis, his wife and two kids consider themselves lucky.
Updated: 09/02/2005 - Many have lost everything to Katrina’s fury, and one family from the New Orleans suburb of Slidell is now in a crowded basement in Augusta. They are missing several children, one in serious need of medical attention.
Updated: 09/02/2005 - News 12 was at Aiken’s Wal-Mart when your donations went to help a family from New Orleans. It’s not how Sherri Stewart expected to meet her New Orleans neighbors, at the Red Cross in Aiken
Updated: 08/30/2005 - The criminal prohibition against price gouging (SC Code 39-5-145) takes immediate effect upon the Governor’s declaration of a state of emergency and only within the area for which the state of emergency has been declared. The prohibition remains in effect until the declaration expires or is terminated.