The only thing more popular than the big game itself is the food that goes with it. This year, chicken wings are flying to the number one spot. As News 12's Christie Ethridge reports, that means big numbers for local businesses.
It's what firefighters consider their home away from home and now the fire station in Thomson is getting a makeover. Out of more than 9,000 entries, the Thomson Fire Department on McCommons Street was chosen to win a firehouse makeover.
Over the past few years, the numbers haven't truly reflected the amount of people living on the streets, so this year, they're taking this survey not only to the streets, but also to hospitals, clinics and even jails.
Does the City of Aiken have an identity crisis? It's a nationally known retirement destination, but what's there for younger people? A presentation at the next city council meeting looks to tackle the problem head on.
A gloomy day on the unemployment front. New numbers show the unemployment rate in metro Augusta is up five-tenths of a point to nine percent. Augusta's not the only one suffering, however. In Jefferson county, the news gets worse.
Graystone Ranch is asking for your help. Although they need to replace everything, they say the most immediate need is the food because they can only make it to the end of the week with what they have left.
Hammond Hill Elementary in North Augusta is still celebrating being named a National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence. That's the highest honor a school can receive. Now, they're one of eight finalists for the Palmetto's Finest award.
What do the movies "Life Of Pi," "The Avengers" and "Prometheus" have in common besides making millions in the box office and being nominated for the Academy Awards? The answer is North Augusta native 21-year-old Steven Benjamin.
It's a new program to say thank you to all our hometown heroes who sacrifice for the rest of us every day, but as News 12's Christie Ethridge reports, the sacrifice is coming from the realtor, and the thank you is landing in the homeowner's pocket.