Safety during the summer for soldiers at Fort Gordon has always been a concern. All types of safety measures, from boating safety to motorcycle safety, were discussed Wednesday at the annual Safety Stand Down Day on Fort Gordon.
A radical militant group is claiming responsibility for a bomb attack in Afghanistan on Thursday that killed six Americans. One of the civilian contractors killed in the car bombing was Michael Bradford of Grovetown.
The Army is downsizing. About 80,000 active duty soldiers will be cut between now and 2017. People came together on Thursday to make sure the Army knows just how important soldiers are in this military community.
Soldiers find themselves in scary situations all the time, dodging gunfire and putting their lives on the line, but sometimes the scariest thing a soldier can face is transitioning out of the military and learning to re-adjust to life as a civilian.
They serve our country proudly, and in favor, when they return, our country gives them a free education. But there's a problem in South Carolina. After a News 12 story months ago, state lawmakers are working on a fix.
Wallets around our area are starting to feel a little lighter as federal spending cuts are starting to sink in. As News 12's Christie Ethridge reports, one group is taking action to fill their wallets back up.
Spending cuts in Washington are just one day away, which could have a big impact here in Augusta. The military will take the biggest hit from these cuts with $46 billion being cut from the Pentagon's budget.
Fort Gordon is about to pull the trigger on some new gun laws. Starting in March, you'll have to do more than register your gun to bring it on post. As News 12's Christie Ethridge reports, the new policy questions the person more than the weapon.
Girls Scouts "Cookies From Home" program gives you the chance to send a box of Girl Scout cookies to deployed troops. The Girl Scouts of Historic Georgia just started this program about four years ago.