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Staying safe buying and selling on Craigslist

You may have bought or sold something on Craigslist, but a shocking crime this week has people wondering if it's safe. A Georgia couple is dead after going to see a car they found on Craigslist. News 12 is on your side with what law enforcement has to say about buying and selling on craigslist.

Published: Thu, 29 Jan 2015 04:42:21 GMT

New design plans released for Project Jackson

New design plans for Project Jackson have been released. The renderings show the most recent plans for the baseball stadium and other businesses planned along North Augusta's riverfront.

Published: Thu, 29 Jan 2015 04:23:39 GMT

UPDATE: Controlled burn caused smoke near Columbia County elementary school

The Columbia County Sheriff's Office is on the scene of heavy smoke near South Columbia Elementary on McCormick Road, Columbia County Dispatch confirmed.

Published: Thu, 29 Jan 2015 01:47:12 GMT

UPDATE: CSX releases statement on Allendale County train derailment

The train company, CSX, now confirms the train involved in Tuesday's derailment was heading from Savannah to Atlanta.

Published: Wed, 28 Jan 2015 23:30:44 GMT

Augusta Mayor to hold My Brother’s Keeper Summit Thursday

Augusta Mayor Hardie Davis, Jr. will hold the My Brother’s Keeper initiative in Augusta on Thursday.

Published: Wed, 28 Jan 2015 23:03:28 GMT

Day 3: Jury selection for man accused of killing an Aiken public safety officer

The court is now in its third day of jury selection for a trial of Stephon Carter, the man accused of killing a public safety officer and wounding another in 2011.

Published: Thu, 29 Jan 2015 03:40:01 GMT

12 OYS: Doctor vanishes leaving medical records in limbo, says former patient

He has been fighting for more than a year to get disability after an injury left him unable to work. Now a man said he is facing another setback. His disability case worker is trying to determine if he qualifies to receive benefits. But standing in the way is his doctor who has not released his medical records for a decision to be made.

Published: Wed, 28 Jan 2015 23:32:43 GMT

Augusta Canal getting upgrades

Augusta's Canal Authority says an important part of a city's health is helping people improve their health. There is a plan to build new walking and biking trails along the canal. One will be a concrete path between 7th and 12th streets. Workers will add lights and places to sit and take a break. As News 12's Jorge Lopez shows us it's all about getting more people out and about.

Published: Thu, 29 Jan 2015 02:15:22 GMT

No answers from library director on illegal change of service hours

Earlier this month, the director of the Augusta Library changed the hours of operation all in the name of saving money, but the rules say she over stepped her authority and now the board of trustees is stepping in. News 12's Jorge Lopez stopped by the library director's office in an attempt to get some answers.

Published: Thu, 29 Jan 2015 02:20:24 GMT

UPDATE | Augusta men indicted on murder charges connected to Cornell Drive shooting

Two men accused in a shooting on Cornell Drive in November have been formally charged.

Published: Wed, 28 Jan 2015 22:34:00 GMT