Updated: 10/26/2013 - It's a place where some day things get lost forever, but you might want to think again. Junkyards are a breeding ground one of the countries most common crimes, identity theft. Personal information like social security numbers and bank information are accessible by anyone day in and day out. What could take seconds to steal your identity, could take years to get it back.
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: 10/08/2013 - It's been four years in the making and on Monday a group wanting to help house people with disabilities might have jumped its last hurdle. A non-profit wants to build 7 homes in Olde Town, but neighbors there are saying wait a minute something's sneaky here. News 12 on your side with both sides of the debate.
Posted: 10/07/2013 - After almost a full week off, Fort Gordon employees are back on the job.
Updated: 10/07/2013 - A child is still in the hospital after being hit by a car. Officers say 10-year-old Jamario Sanders was dropped off in the middle lane of a busy street and was attempting to cross Meadowbrook Drive when he was hit. News12 went back to the scene and talked to neighbors who say speeding there is nothing new, and many are still trying to understand why someone would let a child cross a street alone.
Updated: 10/04/2013 - Troop 40 is based at Oakey Grove Baptist Church in Evans. For months, they've left their trailer with all their equipment locked up in the corner of the lot, but the spot now sits empty after thieves stole the trailer during choir practice at the church.
Updated: 10/02/2013 - A woman attacked by 2 neighborhood dogs is speaking out. It comes just days after officers in North Augusta shot and killed another dog that had gotten loose over the weekend; but in this case the victim felt like Aiken County Animal Control wasn't taking her seriously until she called News 12.
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: 09/30/2013 - In a couple of days the Affordable Care Act may take its biggest step yet. On October 1st an online health insurance exchange would be open to every state. News12 has a break down on what that means and how young women's coverage can change. On Tuesday you'll be able to compare prices and benefits you want for health insurance, and one group has a lot to gain mothers.
Updated: 09/24/2013 - The Iron Man Competition is coming up this weekend and athletes have been training for months--some even non stop since last year's event. The competition will bring thousands of competitors ready to spend money. News12 spoke with Augusta Mayor Deke Copenhaver to look at the numbers and how the event helps the whole area.
Updated: 09/23/2013 - South Carolina's second contract for state-paid monitoring offers taxpayers affected by last fall's massive hacking at the Department of Revenue more identity theft services at a lower cost.
Updated: 09/20/2013 - As the rain fell all summer long, we all got a good look at one of Augusta's biggest problems; the aging infrastructure. Sinkholes and flooding put the spotlight on the Engineering Department. Today, they asked for more money and more employees to fix the problems.
Updated: 09/17/2013 - In the past month the department has received grants for new body cameras, bulletproof vests and tag readers. They've also had a golf cart donated and local businesses gave money to buy a utility trailer. It's all a part of Gary Jones' plan to turn the department around.
Updated: 09/13/2013 - A Richmond County Science Teacher and Army Reservist who says the school system owes him more than $50,000 could be a step closer to getting a check. Earlier this week, the Department of Labor, sent a letter to the Richmond Co. Board of Education looking for answers