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OYS: School fails to contact parents when students are hours late home

Updated: 02/09/2016 - Parents are turning to On Your Side after forty-five Richmond County School bus routes were without a driver. School district officials said more than a dozen bus drivers called out Friday which meant some students didn't get home until dinner time and parents had no idea.
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OYS: Deputies, BBB, and State agencies look into complaints against AutoSource

Updated: 02/03/2016 - Investigators with the McDuffie County Sheriff's Office are asking consumers across the country who have done business with a local used car dealership to contact them. On Your Side first told you about the complaints surrounding AutoSource Unlimited two years ago. Now the Sheriff's Office, Better Business Bureau and two state agencies are looking into the used car dealership.
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OYS: Don't be like Bill, seriously don't

Updated: 02/02/2016 - Don't be like Bill, seriously, that's the warning from the Better Business Bureau. You may have noticed your Facebook timeline filling up with a picture of a stick figure, where people can change their names and it creates a message for them. Well those, and the quizzes you take, could open the door to your banking and personal information being released.
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OYS: Bullying Packets for parents

Updated: 01/28/2016 - Parents can begin an investigation into alleged cases of bullying/harassment by requesting a bullying packet from their child's school.
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OYS: IRS impersonators targeting folks in Augusta

Updated: 01/26/2016 - A furious mother turned the tables on a scam artist. She didn't fall for his tricks but the Better Business Bureau warns more folks in the CSRA are getting calls from people impersonating the IRS.
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OYS| Help to get financially fit this year

Updated: 01/13/2016 - If one of your resolutions was to get financially fit there are some steps and apps that can help you get out of debt and stick to a budget.
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