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.
Updated: 08/29/2005 - Some parents in the Highland Park neighborhood near Daniel Field fear for their children’s safety. Monday, those parents fought to bring back basketball courts to the subdivision that were replaced by a fire station.
Updated: 08/29/2005 - Several deadly car crashes in the past couple years in Columbia County, and now the sheriff is introducing a new plan to make the roads safer. News 12 is on your side explaining how they plan to put a stop to unsafe driving.
Updated: 08/29/2005 - Aiken will soon say goodbye to it’s most recent Kentucky Derby horse. Dogwood Stable’s Limehouse was sold as a stud horse and will move to Kentucky. But as News 12 reports, Limehouse has already left his mark all over town.
Posted: 08/29/2005 - One woman is dead after delivering newspapers in Wagener. It was her second day on the job. News 12 sat down with her family as they talk about this tragedy.
Updated: 08/26/2005 - It’s another step towards securing Aiken County’s economic future in nuclear energy. The parent company of the Savannah River Site, the Washington Group, is starting an engineering company for energy-related projects.
Updated: 08/26/2005 - It was an accidental shooting on the Augusta Prep campus, and luckily no one was hurt. But the two students involved will be held accountable and Friday they appeared in front of a judge.
Updated: 08/26/2005 - A substitute teacher accused of molesting students is arraigned in court Friday. With close family and friends by his side, Billy Cleveland denies all of the charges. News 12 has the latest from court.
Updated: 08/26/2005 - More businesses are turning to an Aiken County program to make bad checks good. The program run by the Solicitor’s Office has been up and running for a year and a half now and businesses say it’s amazing.
Updated: 08/26/2005 - Thomson mother Beth Ousley says she testified against him at his bond hearing, and will do what she can to get him convicted. Lewis Ogletree is in jail on two counts of molestation, two counts of sexual battery and one count of kidnapping.
Updated: 08/26/2005 - Students at Lakeside High remember Chelsea Collins. She played the xylophone in band, and members are banding together to keep her memory alive.
Updated: 08/24/2005 - From the daily grind at Fort Gordon to the daily grind in high school. Last month, Janet Hicks retired as Fort Gordon’s commander, taking a job at Augusta Prep. News 12 shows you how Janet Hicks is handling students of a different kind.
Updated: 08/23/2005 - Free health screenings are underway for people who lived in the Graniteville area during January’s train derailment. But can a medical screening help almost eight months after the accident? Doctors say yes, especially with a lingering problem many victims are experiencing: stress.
Updated: 08/22/2005 - If you have loved ones in a Richmond County cemetery, you may have to look out for the plot yourself. News 12 is on your side with the condition of the cemeteries and what this means for your loved ones.
Updated: 08/22/2005 - There are new federal guidelines for school meals going into effect this year nationwide. But Columbia County schools have been following most of these guidelines for years.
Updated: 08/19/2005 - New documents released today by the Columbia County Board of Education show a high level of frustration. Most of it aimed at former Riverside Principal Jeanie Hill, who was demoted after failing to immediately report allegations of abuse. News 12 gets reaction from Jeanie Hill.
Updated: 01/11/2007 - From Health Team 12…it’s the only system of it’s kind in the CSRA that gives you the benefits of visiting the doctor everyday without leaving your house. And now it’s available to everyone.
Updated: 08/18/2005 - In 1993 a bulletproof vest saved the life of North Augusta Public Safety Officer Jamie Turner. Today, other Aiken County officers are safer in Jamie’s honor. News 12 is on your side with how these vests change lives.
Updated: 08/18/2005 - A local soldier and Cross Creek High School grad wrote a poem that was handed out today at the vigil in Atlanta. Here’s how the poem starts. “They left their homes, they families, their lives, to start a new life full of bloodshed and cries.”