Posted: 02/20/2013 - It was a unanimous vote for the Augusta Commission on Tuesday night. Now Veterans Day will be recognized as a paid day off for all city employees.
Updated: 02/19/2013 - 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.
Posted: 02/18/2013 - Georgia veterans will be seeing changes in the design of their driver's licenses and state identification cards soon. The Department of Driver Services announced the new design in Atlanta on Monday.
Posted: 02/18/2013 - 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.
Updated: 01/18/2013 - An Air Force medical technician who served in Afghanistan has been chosen to dance with President Barack Obama at an inaugural ball Monday night.
Updated: 01/02/2013 - It was one of the largest deployments Fort Gordon's ever seen. Now that the holidays are over, it's back to work for these troops as they head overseas.
Updated: 12/28/2012 - A U.S. official says retired Gen. H. Norman Schwarzkopf, who commanded the U.S.-led international coalition that drove Saddam Hussein's forces out of Kuwait in 1991, has died. He was 78.
Updated: 12/20/2012 - Christmas came early for one Beech Island family, but instead of getting toys, they got something much better. As News 12's Christie Ethridge reports, it's the last thing they were expecting.
Posted: 12/10/2012 - With his great-grandchildren at his feet, John Edgar Lamb shared memories from the war, along with memories of a long life. Pvt. Lamb entered the Army at the young age of 17.
Updated: 11/29/2012 - A special departure ceremony was held at 4 a.m. The soldiers are from the 297th Military Intelligence Battalion and will be doing intelligence support all over Afghanistan for 12 months.
Updated: 11/28/2012 - One hundred and twenty eight Christmas trees were loaded up Tuesday at Wright's Tree Farm in Ward, S.C. Trees for troops donates thousands of trees each year to military bases across the country.
Updated: 11/28/2012 - Georgia Southern University is getting ready to send 2,000 Christmas cards to American troops serving overseas, but school officials need help signing them all.
Updated: 11/21/2012 - It's one of the busiest places around the holidays with people coming and going. News 12 caught up with soldiers, thankful to be flying home for Thanksgiving.
Updated: 11/15/2012 - It all started with an email asking for hand-warmers, but the group is now taking it above and beyond sending entire care packages. They fill boxes with all sorts of items and ship them over to soldiers overseas.
Posted: 11/14/2012 - When Defense Secretary Leon Panetta pointedly warned young troops last spring to mind their ways, he may have been lecturing the wrong audience.
Updated: 11/13/2012 - Transitioning from the military back to civilian life can be hard, but Georgia Health Sciences University is trying to make it a little easier with a new program.
Updated: 11/08/2012 - The surprises just keep coming for one Harlem family. Last month we introduced you to the Failes. Now Ellen DeGeneres is giving the family an even bigger surprise.
Updated: 11/08/2012 - Over the past 10 days, service members ran a 3-mile lap on Barton Field for over 200 hours. It was all to remember the 1,485 Marines and sailors who have lost their lives fighting for our freedom in the Middle East.
Posted: 11/02/2012 - A jury has ordered an American military contractor to pay $85 million after finding it guilty of negligence for illnesses suffered by a dozen Oregon soldiers who guarded an oilfield water plant during the Iraq war.
Updated: 10/30/2012 - Dozens of cadets, most just 18 years old, have spent the past five weeks learning about the voting process. Now, for the first time, they were able to exercise their right to vote.
Posted: 10/23/2012 - Last Friday and Saturday, Savannah River Nuclear Solutions hosted yet another hunt for wounded warriors. News 12 went along for the hunt and watched a soldier try to take home a six-point with a nice spread.
Posted: 10/16/2012 - Aiden Jackson's birthday isn't until next month, but the best birthday present ever came a little early. His hero is home from Afghanistan.