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Shooting investigation on Carolina Springs Rd. in North Augusta

A woman was shot in the foot and a suspect is in custody, according to the Aiken County Sheriff's Office.

Published: Tue, 01 Sep 2015 23:53:48 GMT

"VA is lying. Veterans are dying!" billboard appears across from VA Hospital

billboard reading "VA is lying. Veterans are dying!" has appeared right across the street from Augusta's VA Hospital.

Published: Tue, 01 Sep 2015 23:15:41 GMT

Man arrested on deprivation of a minor charges

An Augusta is arrested for deprivation of a minor, according to a Richmond County Sheriff's Office incident report.

Published: Tue, 01 Sep 2015 23:01:44 GMT

OYS: The Road to Nowhere

It's paved, painted and even has a speed limit sign. You paid for it but, get this, Benson Road is completely useless.

Published: Tue, 01 Sep 2015 23:01:29 GMT

News 12 Investigates a problem with gun numbers in Richmond County Schools

We are finally hearing from Richmond County Schools after a News 12 investigation into guns that started the same day a 3rd grader brought one to W.S. Hornsby. That gun went off in class, and a bullet grazed a little girl. Luckily, her injuries were not serious, but News 12's Meredith Anderson found something else that could be.

Published: Tue, 01 Sep 2015 22:58:03 GMT

Bruce's Field ready for big events coming to Aiken

Bruce's Field started construction several months ago and now they are finishing up the first phase as the Aiken Fall Festival begins on Thursday.

Published: Tue, 01 Sep 2015 22:24:53 GMT

UPDATE| Man arrested in connection to Barton Chapel Road shooting

According to the incident report, one victim appeared to be shot three times, twice in the leg and once on the left side of his stomach,

Published: Tue, 01 Sep 2015 22:05:03 GMT

Rock climbing center coming to Columbia County

The owner says he brought his business here after heightened interest in the sport, especially in the county.

Published: Tue, 01 Sep 2015 22:33:40 GMT

UPDATE| Peach Orchard at Bobby Jones Expressway back open

Northbound on Peach Orchard Road at Bobby Jones Expressway back open.

Published: Tue, 01 Sep 2015 21:51:42 GMT

Richmond County Deputies need help finding robbery suspect

Richmond County Sheriff's Office needs help to identify and find a robbery suspect.

Published: Tue, 01 Sep 2015 21:44:28 GMT