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Crews shutting down roads near structure fire on Edgefield HWY

rews are battling a structure fire on Edgefield Highway near Taylor Springs Drive in Aiken County. Officials have shut down a section of Reynolds Pond Road because of the fire.

Published: Sun, 24 May 2015 03:29:09 GMT

Grovetown man dies in plane crashed that happend in Kentucky

The Federal Aviation Administration says the small plane that crashed in Perry County on Thursday was coming from Grovetown, Georgia.

Published: Sat, 23 May 2015 23:23:38 GMT

High School graduate walks for the first time in 5 years to get diploma

For one Grovetown High School graduate, walking across the stage was almost a bigger deal than getting the diploma.

Published: Sat, 23 May 2015 23:17:10 GMT

UPDATE | Name of private plane crash victim released by coroner

The Columbia Airport confirms a private plane crash with one person. The pilot has been identified as 85 year old Robert R. Russell, Jr. of Columbia, S.C.

Published: Sat, 23 May 2015 22:38:23 GMT

UPDATE: Hester Jackson murder suspect in custody

The Richmond County Sheriff's Office says the second suspect has turned himself in, in connection to the 2012 murder of Hester Jackson.

Published: Sat, 23 May 2015 12:09:50 GMT

Richmond County increasing theater security for holiday weekend

The Richmond County Sheriff's Office says they will be increasing patrols and security around the county throughout the summer, starting with Regal Cinemas this Memorial Day weekend.

Published: Sat, 23 May 2015 22:56:58 GMT

New guidelines coming for cremating bodies

People living next to funeral homes say the smell of cremating bodies can be tough to deal with. News 12's Jorge Lopez shows us how Augusta leaders are looking at new guidelines.

Published: Fri, 22 May 2015 22:50:15 GMT

Keeping your children safe during the summer

On Friday many students in our area are walking out of school doors for the last time until August. Since those students won't be in the classroom Education team 12's Jorge Lopez is on your side with ways to keep your kids safe and busy this summer.

Published: Fri, 22 May 2015 22:45:30 GMT

Teaching people with disabilities how to play golf

We live in the golf capital of the world, and a local non profit is working to make sure Augusta's favorite game is accessible to everyone. The Walton Foundation is teaching seniors and people with disabilties how to learn, or for some, re-learn how to play golf.

Published: Fri, 22 May 2015 22:43:44 GMT

Technology helps travelers over holiday weekend

School's out for the summer for a lot of kids today and so families are hitting the road. A lot of travelers are making their trips a little easier this year by letting technology help out with travel plans.

Published: Fri, 22 May 2015 22:51:36 GMT