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Mobility sues the City of Augusta

Commission seal

Updated: 05/23/2013 - The company running Augusta's bus service is suing the city. Mobility wants to get its contract renewed and stop anyone else from getting it, but city leaders say this won't stop them from going forward with their plans.

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First town hall meeting for citizens of Waynesboro

Updated: 05/21/2013 - The Waynesboro City Council hosted its first town hall meeting ever on Monday. Members agreed that setting an hour aside before the regular meeting would allow people to address their concerns.

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Aiken leaders address 'middle school parties' exposed by News 12

Aiken City Council

Updated: 05/21/2013 - A News 12 investigation exposes middle school parties at Aiken City Hall, and what we uncovered shows these parties led to fights, damage to the building and lost business for nearby vendors. Now, the City of Aiken is taking action. The city addressed News 12's story during a council meeting.

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Augusta's new garbage service starts June 1

Updated: 05/16/2013 - There's a business exemption for trailer parks, family apartment units bigger than four and churches."There's a second exemption for long driveways. If you live more than 300 feet from the road, you have the option to participate or not," said Environmental Director Mark Johnson.

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Public Safety Committee grills Augusta fire chief

Augusta fire department

Updated: 05/14/2013 - The Public Safety Committee grilled Fire Chief Chris James about the expired air cylinders, buying a new fire truck and his involvement with getting a new ambulance contract for the city.

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North Augusta mayor: GreenJackets plan to be changed, reintroduced

Updated: 05/13/2013 - The deal to relocate the GreenJackets to North Augusta was on life support, but now, city leaders are reviving their hopes. They've drawn up a new financing plan, but they'll have to be approved by the school board and county council first. News 12's Chad Mills sits down with the mayor to find out more about the new plan.

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Only on 12: Gov. Deal addresses Azziz controversy

Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal

Updated: 05/14/2013 - Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal had just walked off the stage at the James Brown Arena and was about to board his plane when he sat down for a one-on-one with News 12 at Daniel Field.

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More lighting needed on the Riverwalk

Updated: 05/08/2013 - News 12 uncovered a string of lights not working on the Riverwalk Tuesday night. Some wonder if better lighting could have prevented a couple from being brutally attacked there last weekend.

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Barrow says he won't run for open US Senate seat

John Barrow

Posted: 05/07/2013 - The congressman from Augusta issued a statement Tuesday saying he will seek re-election to the House next year in eastern Georgia's 12th District, a seat Barrow has held since 2004.

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Waynesboro City Council selects new top cop

Waynesboro

Posted: 05/07/2013 - On Monday, City Council members selected Augustus Palmer III as the new top cop. The vote was three to one with two council members not attending the meeting.

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If you owe property taxes, it's time to pay up

Money

Updated: 05/02/2013 - The Richmond County Tax Office has a warning for you: Pay your property taxes. The office says they have given individuals extra time to pay because of the sluggish economy.

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