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Deputy Eric Sikes remembered

Updated: 03/27/2007 - Hundreds joined together at Warren Baptist Church today to remember a fallen Richmond County deputy. Deputy Eric Sikes died last week when his patrol car hit a tree on the way into work.

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Deputies crack down on underage drinking during Steeplechase

Updated: 03/26/2007 - The 41st annual Aiken Steeplechase drew a large crowd Saturday afternoon...but it also drew a lot of underage drinkers. In an effort to stop the problem, the Aiken County Sheriff's Office was out in full force.

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Stranger Danger session teaches kids self defense

Updated: 03/26/2007 - A local karate center held a training session to teach kids what to do if a stranger approaches them. The local kids who attended now know some quick techniques to cut their odds of being kidnapped in half.

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Deputy kidney transplant successful

Posted: 03/23/2007 - A deputy who lost his life is saving another. 17 years ago, Deputy James was shot five times on active duty. Recently, a transplanted kidney he got from his mother started to fail. Now he has new hope, thanks to one family's generosity.

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Another historic mill to be restored

Updated: 03/22/2007 - Another of Augusta's historic mills is getting a serious facelift. Sutherland Mill, right next to the Enterprise Mill on Greene Street near downtown Augusta, was sold last Monday (March 12) to a local developer.

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GDOT to build sound barrier along I-20

Updated: 03/19/2007 - Life will soon be a lot quieter for many people in Columbia County who live near I-20. The Georgia House has approved an $8 million project to build sound barriers. It's a project close to four years in the making.

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Woman narrowly escapes bug bomb explosion

Updated: 03/19/2007 - It was a close call for a south Augusta woman after an unusual explosion in her house. Lois Garnett set up a bug bomb in her kitchen, and firefighters say she forgot to turn off the pilot light on her stove, which caused the blast.

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Historic North Augusta inn reopens

Updated: 03/16/2007 - An historic inn in North Augusta is open again. Rosemary Hall is across the street from Lookaway Hall off Georgia Avenue. Now both turn of the century homes are open for guests and special events.

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Deployed soldiers "visit" friends, family back home

Updated: 03/16/2007 - Soldiers from Fort Gordon stationed in Iraq, Afghanistan and Belize had a chance to visit with family and friends tonight through the magic of technology, made possible thanks to the Augusta in Army Boots alumni members.

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Revival aims to help young black males

Updated: 03/14/2007 - A local group of community activists says they are tired of the way some young black males are growing up, and they are doing something about it. They met at the CSRA Dialogue and Revival over the past two days.

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James Brown's body interred

Updated: 03/13/2007 - 75 days after his death, James Brown's body was placed in a crypt at his daughter's Beech Island home. The private ceremony was attended by close family and friends, including Rev. Al Sharpton and Tomi Rae Brown.

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Zeke comes home

Updated: 03/05/2007 - After 31 days on the run, Will Brown is in jail and his son, 14-month-old Ezekiel "Zeke" Brown, is back in his mother's arms. Authorities say Will Brown abducted Zeke from his Evans daycare last month, then fled to Mexico.

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Thomson teen takes care of family after storm

Updated: 03/05/2007 - Families across McDuffie and Warren counties are struggling to pick up the pieces after Thursday's storm. In one Thomson family, the heavy burden of the clean up is falling on the shoulders of a 15-year-old.

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Klaas Kids Foundation helps Augusta parents protect kids

Updated: 03/05/2007 - Marc Klaas started the Klaas Kids Foundation came out to the new H.H. Gregg in the Augusta Exchange to talk to parents and guardians and help them get identification kits for their children.

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Editorial: Telling the Army's story

Updated: 02/22/2007 - Civilians are getting a taste of what life as a soldier is really like through a program called Augusta in Army Boots. As a 19-year-old college freshman, I joined the U.S. Army Reserves and began a life-changing journey...

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One on One with Vanna White

Posted: 02/21/2007 - Wheel of Fortune recently made a trip to South Carolina for a taping in Charleston. News 12 got an exclusive behind-the-scenes look. We sat down with Vanna White, who was raised in the Palmetto State.

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Pizza delivery ramps up during Super Bowl

Posted: 02/05/2007 - Pizza delivery places all over the country were fielding orders right up until the last touchdown. Some companies estimate that their delivery drivers traveled 4 million miles today.

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Only on 12: Father and son trapped in open well

Posted: 01/30/2007 - Seven-year-old Cameron Thompkins and his dad James got the scare of their lives Monday afternoon...and immediately the small community of Gibson, Georgia jumped into action to save them.

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Delta employees say takeover would hurt service in Augusta

Posted: 01/26/2007 - Keep Delta My Delta is a national campaign by Delta employees to stop a hostile takeover by U.S. Airways. Delta's creditors only have six days to decide the fate of the airline and its employees.

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Shelter overcrowding leaves animals out in the cold

Updated: 01/18/2007 - Typically the summertime is when you hear about overcrowding in animal shelters, but the Aiken County Animal Shelter says this winter they're dealing with an unusual number of animals coming in daily.

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TSA issues last minute Holiday Travel security guidelines reminder

Updated: 08/16/2010 - Passengers can greatly affect their experience at the airport by preparing in advance. This includes: Packing liquids, gels and aerosols in checked baggage whenever possible, using 3-1-1 for carry-ons, arriving early and ensuring they are not traveling with prohibited items.

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