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Haley, other officials discussing infant mortality

South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley

Updated: 11/19/2012 - Haley's office says she is holding a news conference at the Statehouse on Monday with officials from the state's Department of Health and Human Services and the Department of Health and Environmental Control.

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People searching for relief from early, harsh flu season

Posted: 11/16/2012 - Flu season is in full swing and local doctors tell us, this year, it's hitting as hard as ever. As news 12's Christie Ethridge reports, even doctors are surprised to see so many cases so early in the year.

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School officials: Reports show Terrace Manor is safe

Terrace Manor Elementary (WRDW-TV)

Updated: 11/16/2012 - Questions about Terrace Manor Elementary School's safety were thrust into the spotlight after former principal Hartley Gibbons had an outburst at a Richmond County Board of Education meeting on Tuesday.

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DHEC issues warning about mosquito-related diseases

Updated: 11/07/2012 - DHEC said the West Nile virus has been found in 30 people, 24 birds, five horses and nine mosquito samples this year. Fifteen horses and one person have contracted eastern equine encephalitis.

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Study: Stem cells from strangers can repair hearts

Posted: 11/05/2012 - In a study in Miami and Baltimore, stem cells donated by strangers proved as safe and effective as patients' own cells for helping restore heart tissue, allowing the heart to pump more effectively.

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21 Ga. schools get grants to fight obesity in kids

Updated: 10/31/2012 - Twelve schools got up to $5,000 to implement physical activity and nutrition plans, while nine others got $3,000 to develop plans. The money will also be used for training and technical assistance.

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Funeral services announced for Dr. Watson

Dr. Walter Watson (WRDW-TV)

Posted: 10/26/2012 - Dr. Walter Watson is a legend in the greater Augusta area and delivered over 15,000 babies during his years in the medical profession. Watson died at the age of 102 on Wednesday.

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Case of EEE reported in McBean area

Posted: 10/26/2012 - Richmond County Mosquito Control has confirmed the case of Eastern Equine Encephalitis was found in the Mike Padgett Highway and McBean area.

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Daughter's love leads to success in nursing

Kaelan Woodall (R) with her mother. (WRDW-TV)

Posted: 10/26/2012 - How does a high school dropout get into nursing school and then catch the attention of the Mayo Clinic? She says it's all about her first patient.

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DHEC reporting 1st probable fungal meningitis case in SC

Posted: 10/25/2012 - The Department of Health and Environmental Control says a probable case of fungal meningitis has been found in South Carolina. Right now, the patient is undergoing additional testing to confirm if it is meningitis.

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New Total Access gym helps people with disabilities exercise

The Wilson YMCA has just opened a new Total Access Gym with 10 new machines that are fully accessible for everyone. (WRDW-TV)

Updated: 10/25/2012 - A new facility in Augusta is making it easier for people with disabilities to exercise. The Wilson YMCA has just opened a new Total Access Gym with 10 new machines that are fully accessible for everyone.

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102-year-old Augusta Dr. 'Curly' Watson dies

Dr. Walter Watson (WRDW-TV)

Updated: 10/24/2012 - University Hospital confirmed 102-year old Dr. Walter "Curly" Watson died overnight after he was hospitalized for a fall at his home over the weekend.

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