Seven-year-old Israel Cortes only met Deputy Alton Creech for a couple of hours, but Creech made a lasting impression on the boy, who says when he grows up, he wants to be just like him.
Families are living easier tonight after the community brought in donations of food, clothing and even money after a fire destroyed a North Augusta apartment building.
More than 40 volunteers helped revitalize homes in the Harrisburg community as part of the nonprofit program Turn Back the Block.
Fundraisers have been planned for one of the victims in the Augusta Riverwalk attack.
It's a new way to raise money for the group that watches over the water quality of the Savannah River. News12 is on your side and tells you how you can enjoy the river and help keep it healthy at the same time.
News 12 is proud to partner with the Children's Hospital of Georgia for a music video with kids, parents and staff singing along to Katy Perry's popular song "Firework."
The Roaring '20s comes roaring back to the big screen with Friday's premiere of "The Great Gatsby." The movie is also putting an Aiken family and a local hotel back in the spotlight.
Relay for Life brings hundreds together to team up and raise money for the American Cancer Society.
When we say we're on your side, we mean it. Just ask an Appling woman who had her prayers answered after a squirrel chewed her power line creating a surge that fried most of her appliances.
The Salvation Army's Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitation program is funded by quarterly auto auctions, but this quarter, they don't have enough cars.
An Aiken woman is doing something to help out those in need, and it's all after that fiery fertilizer explosion near Waco, Texas, weeks ago. She's made it her mission to give back.
Whether you know it or not, Cinco de Mayo is not just a holiday to drink. It has a deeper meaning behind it. News 12 reports on the real reason behind Cinco de Mayo and how it's celebrated here in America.
If you have trouble finding activities for your kids during the summer, the Richmond County Sheriff's Office may have an idea for you.
The group is pretty young and has only been around for about a year, but despite that, the group says it is determined to help women and children.
When Ervin Miller came to Augusta two years ago, he didn't have a home. That changed when he came across the Augusta Warrior Project, which helped him achieve the most basic necessities in life.
More than 60,000 children are treated in emergency rooms each year for accidental medication poisoning. That's why two groups are coming together Saturday to help you throw away expired or unused medicine.
Greenville will be getting a trampoline park attraction this summer. The Greenville News reported that Gravitopia will offer more than 10,000 square feet of trampolines.
The People to People Student Ambassadors have been meeting at St. Mark's for the entire school year now, but Sunday's meeting was different -- especially for one young man who has big political dreams.
There's almost a $30,000 difference in home values between Georgia and South Carolina. However, some home-selling experts say it's not what side of the river you live on -- it's really what's inside your house.
Deputy J.D. Paugh lost his life back in 2011 after being shot and killed while stopping to help a car he saw on the side of the interstate.
In the wake of the tragedy in Boston, parents across the country are struggling with what to say to their kids.
The Jessye Norman School of the Arts is opening its doors, offering you a golden ticket to its first large-scale musical.
Fire up those grills, the CSRA Burger Battle is almost here. Tuesday's event will raise money for the local Boys and Girls Club.
Have you ever thought about who answers the phone when you call 911? This is National Telecommunications Week and local 911 dispatchers are being honored for their service.
Dr. Michael Rogers is a local orthodontist who crossed the finish line just one minute before the first bomb went off. He says he is just extremely thankful that he and his wife made it home safely.
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