Updated: 9:15 PM The panic to find your loved one before something happens can be overwhelming, but one organization is making the process a little easier.
They use a radio frequency tracking system to help find people who have a tendency to wander, and it's free for those who need it.
Updated: 7:45 PM For the past few months, News 12 has investigated wild middle school parties at Aiken City Hall. A video we got our hands on shows middle schoolers cussing, flashing gang signs and disturbing the peace. One downtown merchant even tells us these parties are driving off customers at his business nearby.
Updated: 5:29 PM Most every parent with a teenager knows what it feels like to watch the clock and wait for curfew. Even if you trust your child, there are a lot of teens you don't trust. There are also a lot of temptations and pressures, and a good kid can change their life in a second with one bad decision.
Updated: 12:44 PM For five months, News 12 has been investigating a college only 50 miles east of Augusta. Two students were shot on the campus just last year. After additional reports of drugs, assaults and violence, we're putting the spotlight on Denmark Tech.
Updated: 8:30 PM After a year and a half marked by two officer murders and a spike in other homicides, too, the Aiken Department of Public Safety is looking for answers. On Thursday night, they'll submit their biggest and most-touted answer yet.
Updated: 4:09 PM On this day in 2011, Officer Scott Richardson was gunned down in the line of duty. Then, a month later, it happened again to Corporal Sandy Rogers. As the community tries to move on, Aiken Public Safety is moving forward with some changes of its own. We travel with them to North Carolina to see how a program there could help reduce violence here.
Updated: 7:07 PM It's called a prayer pager. First Baptist Church of Augusta has a dozen of them and gives them out to those in need of prayer. Each time someone calls the pager number it lets them know someone is praying for them.
Updated: 5:10 PM It's been six years since James Brown died, but through it all, one thing remains: his 80-acre estate at Beech Island. Now, for the first time since his death, we can take you inside during a News 12 exclusive.
Updated: 8:51 PM The transitional housing program is in 19 counties in Georgia. Richmond County only had two houses until recently a grant gave them eight more. Now, a total of 10 families have a house and the chance of a new home.
Updated: 7:00 PM A prominent local animal rescue is being investigated by the state. The Department of Agriculture and Columbia County Health Department are both looking into violations at CSRA Happy Tails Rescue in Appling.