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Important local races in Georgia Primary runoff

Georgia polls are open for the primary runoff as several candidates go head to head for some important seats in our area.

Published: Tue, 22 Jul 2014 17:07:20 GMT

Second after-party set up for Augusta "Get On Up" premiere

The party costs about $20 and there 500 were tickets available after 1:30 p.m. on Monday.

Published: Tue, 22 Jul 2014 18:02:44 GMT

Ex-SC State trustee asks judge to drop convictions

Jonathan Pinson says in court documents filed last week that prosecutors failed to prove the allegations against him. If the convictions are not dropped, Pinson wants a new trial. He says jurors were confused.

Published: Tue, 22 Jul 2014 17:35:06 GMT

UGA football player, Jenkins County-native facing assault charge

UGA Police Chief Jimmy Williamson said defensive lineman Jonathan Taylor was arrested early Tuesday after an altercation with his girlfriend at McWhorter Hall on the campus.

Published: Tue, 22 Jul 2014 17:49:21 GMT

UPDATE: Suspect arrested in connection with home invasion shooting

Richmond County deputies are responding to a home invasion on Lucas Circle where one person has been injured in a shooting, according to dispatch.

Published: Tue, 22 Jul 2014 12:49:48 GMT

Band takes extra precautions in summer heat

With summer temps coming in at dangerous levels, staying outdoors for long periods of time can be hazardous. But one Columbia County high school is taking extra steps to make sure their students stay safe.

Published: Tue, 22 Jul 2014 11:18:33 GMT

Body wrapping new weight loss fad

Body wrapping is a weight loss fad gaining popularity with women, but we wanted to take a closer look. So today I sat down with a doctor to flush out the promises, myths, and possible dangers that go along with getting wrapped.

Published: Tue, 22 Jul 2014 11:25:34 GMT

Meth labs on the rise, showing up in unusual places

Meth labs are on the rise this year but narcotics investigators say they're hitting more residential areas, and it's got them concerned.

Published: Tue, 22 Jul 2014 11:25:59 GMT

Man shot twice in Augusta on Monday

A 25-year-old was shot once in the abdomen and once in the leg shortly before 6:30 p.m., the Sheriff's Office said. The shooting seemed to have stemmed from an altercation between three men.

Published: Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:03:50 GMT

News 12 in NYC for "Get On Up" world premiere

Monday was the world premiere of the James Brown movie "Get On Up." News 12 has live coverage from New York City all day leading up to the premiere at the famous Apollo Theatre.

Published: Tue, 22 Jul 2014 18:00:18 GMT