Bookmark and Share

rss logo Top Augusta Area Local News Stories

Source: News 12 - Top Stories and Breaking News

S.C. residents can apply for unemployment benefits using smartphones

South Carolina's unemployment agency has launched a free app that allows jobless residents to seek weekly benefits through their iPhones.

Published: Wed, 23 Apr 2014 18:14:12 GMT

Gov. Deal signs gun bill expanding carrying laws

Gov. Nathan Deal has signed legislation expanding where people with licenses to carry can bring their guns in Georgia.

Published: Wed, 23 Apr 2014 17:00:34 GMT

EZ-GO recalls specific vehicles because of crash risk

The consumer product safety commission says EZ-GO recalled vehicles on Tuesday.

Published: Wed, 23 Apr 2014 17:29:30 GMT

Deputies find one injured in early morning shooting

Richmond County Deputies are investigation a shooting that injured one man.

Published: Wed, 23 Apr 2014 13:31:13 GMT

Drug Take Back Day this weekend

Federal authorities are urging Georgians to drop off their expired, unused and unwanted pills to help combat prescription drug abuse.

Published: Wed, 23 Apr 2014 18:10:40 GMT

Keysville residents told not to drink water after pipe bursts

City Hall is urging residents to not drink tap water after a pipe burst Tuesday allowed dirt to get into lines turning water muddy.

Published: Wed, 23 Apr 2014 13:14:22 GMT

Fans wanting James Brown movie shown in Augusta asking for Governor Deal's help

Even though James Brown made Augusta and Beech Island his home, the Get On Up movie, about his life wasn't filmed here. However, one group maybe a little closer to getting their wish of showing the movie here first. News 12 viewers were the first to learn about the big hope some fans here had, but now if the Georgia Governor, Nathan Deal, lends a hand they could reach their goal.

Published: Wed, 23 Apr 2014 10:17:04 GMT

Aiken County Sheriff asks for millions to raise staff salaries

Aiken County Sheriff Michael Hunt asked the county council Tuesday night for $2.3 million to provide raises for Sheriff's Office staff.

Published: Wed, 23 Apr 2014 03:37:34 GMT

12 OYS: Won a civil money judgment? Don't get excited just yet

You have won a civil court judgment but have not seen a dime. News 12 viewers call us all the time wanting to know how they can get the money they are owed. You may have felt on top of the world after winning a civil court judgment but all too often that victory feels like defeat when the losing party fails to pay up.

Published: Tue, 22 Apr 2014 23:20:22 GMT

Missing Lincoln Co. woman found dead in car under 20 ft. of water

We have new information about 72-year-old Shirley Lavender, found late last night in her car--20 feet under water. We speak with the Lincoln County Sheriff who'd been looking for her the past eight days, but had hoped this wouldn't be how the search ended.

Published: Tue, 22 Apr 2014 21:51:43 GMT