Posted: 10/15/2013 - Some researchers point to gun control as the answer, others to better treatments for mental illness, but a local psychology professor is bringing the national conversation to Augusta.
Updated: 10/08/2013 - Tuesday night leaders at AR Johnson Magnet School discussed a health concern after one person tests positive for Tuberculosis. School officials aren't commenting other than saying they're following CDC protocol and any other info must come the health department. Before Tuesday nights meeting started News 12 is on your side with what doctors say you need to be aware of.
Updated: 10/24/2013 - They are the people you turn to to help you sign up for the right health insurance coverage under the new Affordable Care Act. But South Carolina's Attorney General says he's worried that level of access Navigators have could lead to identity theft. As News 12's Chad Mills reports, AG Alan Wilson is also concerned scammers might capitalize of confusion.
Updated: 10/01/2013 - The flu is officially on both sides of the river. Monday official confirmation in South Carolina. And last week University Hospital in Augusta reported 10 cases. Two of those patients ended up in ICU. News12 is on your side with why experts say you need to get a shot this year and why it's not as bad as you might think.
Updated: 10/01/2013 - There's still a lot of confusion out there about who's eligible, what the new plans will look like, and what you should do to get coverage. News 12 is on your side, breaking down what you need to know.
Updated: 03/21/2014 - Aiken County volunteer firefighters have a new power, and with it, big responsibilities. After a major policy change, they can now call in a helicopter easier to help you in an emergency. Tonight, in a News 12 special assignment, Chad Mills joins the men and women first-responders in training to find out how they're preparing to implement the change.
Updated: 09/26/2013 - Richmond County Health Department confirms 11 out of 119 people from Glenn Hills High School tested positive for tuberculosis.
Updated: 09/26/2013 - In less than a week the first parts of the Affordable Care Act will go into affect. Wednesday, the Department of Health and Human Services released numbers by state of how much health insurance under the act will cost.
Updated: 09/11/2013 - A plan to build a chicken farm near an Aiken County community is still ruffling some feathers, but opponents have scored a victory. Within the next few days, Aiken County will send a letter to the state telling them to deny the chicken farm's permit. But as News 12's Chad Mills tells us the fight for some neighbors isn't over.
Updated: 09/09/2013 - It continues to be a life and death situation in Aiken County. In the past two weeks, we've investigated Aiken County EMS' aging ambulance fleet. Tonight, we're learning about some serious incidents that happened just this weekend. News 12's Chad Mills learned multiple ambulances broke down, one of them with a small, sick child in the back.
Updated: 09/06/2013 - For the first 9 years no one knew what John Murdock had because it's not common in the south. It affected his brain, heart, and ability to function. The family says their story is a lesson that just because it's not common doesn't mean it's not here and all it takes is one bite.
Updated: 09/06/2013 - Taxpayers were given a price-tag of hundreds of thousands of dollars for Aiken County's newest EMS station near the corner of York and Hampton Streets in Aiken. It's been open less than a year, but as News 12's Chad Mills discovered, it's now rarely open at all.
Posted: 09/04/2013 - During the month of September, Gov. Nikki Haley is drawing South Carolinians' attention to cancers affecting children.
Updated: 09/03/2013 - Some say it can mean the difference between life and death, and for two months now, News 12 has been exposing serious short-comings at Aiken County EMS. Tonight, we learn promises of new ambulances have stalled, and at least one council member says he has been misled.
Posted: 09/03/2013 - We're On Your Side after a military veteran says he is getting the runaround from 2 veterans hospitals after being diagnosed with liver cancer. Michael Hines says confusion between Birmingham and Augusta's VA hospitals has left him in limbo. Frustrated, Hines says while he still believes in his country he says he has lost his faith in the VA.
Updated: 08/28/2013 - An Aiken County EMS worker is speaking out exclusively to News 12, and he says Aiken County EMS has a number of problems, and they're problems that put any of you living, working or visiting Aiken County in danger. News 12's Chad Mills is shedding light on all of this.
Posted: 08/24/2013 - Police in Brunswick say eight people had to be hospitalized after smoking a form of synthetic marijuana.