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Vehicle identified in weekend fatal hit and run

Deputies are releasing new details about a deadly hit and run last weekend on a busy Augusta highway.

Published: Wed, 16 Apr 2014 14:19:33 GMT

UPDATE: School system confirms student being tested for exposure to TB

A meeting Wednesday night at Hephzibah High School will discuss tuberculosis screenings in general, Tim Spivey, Deputy Superintendent, said.

Published: Wed, 16 Apr 2014 14:45:47 GMT

Local military children share their stories

Local military children share their appreciation after being celebrated--as April marks the nation's Month of the Military Child. These military students tell 12 it means a lot to be recognized for the sacrifices they make to the country--along with their parents.

Published: Wed, 16 Apr 2014 10:22:54 GMT

College in Georgia will cost more; UGA, GT, GRU sees biggest rise

A college education is a big investment that's about to cost more for students and their parents in Georgia. A board that sets the tone for all public colleges in the state approved an increase of at least 2.5% for 27 schools in Georgia, but as News 12 reports some will see even bigger increases. GRU will see a 4% jump, while UGA and Georgia Tech will see at least a 7% rise, but the surge does mean one good thing-- free textbooks

Published: Wed, 16 Apr 2014 14:20:08 GMT

Augusta employee pay raise vote fell on racial lines

One Augusta city employees' possible raise divided the Augusta Commission on Tuesday night. One commissioner is saying race may have been a factor.

Published: Wed, 16 Apr 2014 14:22:02 GMT

UPDATE: Man identified in fatal motorcycle accident

A motorcycle accident on McDade Road left one dead Tuesday evening.

Published: Wed, 16 Apr 2014 04:27:56 GMT

Aiken County jail says overpopulation is not a problem

Mostly centered around overpopulation, the report rates the Aiken County detention center to have 317 inmates at any given time. In 2013, the average daily amount of inmates at the facility was 318.

Published: Tue, 15 Apr 2014 22:15:12 GMT

Local Boston Marathon bombing survivor plans to run in race again

It's been a year of reflection for Dr. Rogers, the local orthodontist who crossed the finish line of the Boston Marathon a year ago. Now, he's getting ready to cross the finish line again next week.

Published: Tue, 15 Apr 2014 22:39:31 GMT

Family members still seeking answers in unsolved murder case

It's been almost two years since a North Augusta man was gunned down in an apartment complex. No leads and no suspects in Travis Smith's murder. Family members want answers and aren't giving up.

Published: Tue, 15 Apr 2014 22:20:53 GMT

Georgia Regents raises college tuition

The University System of Georgia's colleges and universities has voted to raise tuition for the third year in a row, according to the board's website.

Published: Tue, 15 Apr 2014 20:10:53 GMT