Georgia lawmakers are debating a bill that would change the rulebook for private probation companies, including Sentinel Offender Services in Richmond County. These companies are contracted out by counties to provide misdemeanor probation services.
It's no secret that three weeks after the ice storm, some of the most traveled roads in Richmond and Columbia Counties still aren't spotless. More>>
State Department of Transportation officials say they're working to make sure the free Georgia 511 system is up to date with evolving technology. More>>
South Carolina's highest court is mulling whether the state's health agency can end a program that regulates the building or expansion of medical facilities. More>>
Georgia's unemployment rate has declined to 7.3 percent. More>>
Most of us know the laws when it comes to speeding violations, but what about the laws that enforce parking violations in Richmond County? The fact is that law enforcement officers are citing vehicles that are parked incorrectly, including handicap spots. The problem is that with hundreds of businesses, you're talking about quite a few parking lots that are not being monitored by police officers.
The unemployment rate in Georgia continues to drop. More>>
The Equine Rescue in Aiken has helped rescue horses for years, and now because of a partnership with the Saratoga War Horse, they will now be helping veterans as well. Post Traumatic Stress Disorder is a problem many veterans returning home from war experience. The Saratoga War Horse Foundation is dedicated to helping vets suffering from the psychological wounds of war by using man’s other best friend, the horse. More>>
After weeks of speculation of will they or won't they... the Allens have stepped down from their respective positions in Columbia County's government. Now the county looks to move forward. More>>
The CSRA Saving Our Students, Inc is throwing a free concert for all students that want to come out and enjoy a night of praise and worship. They will be featuring six time singer and songwriter of the year in the Music Ministry, Eddie B. The concert is Wednesday, March 5, 2014.
South Carolina is urging kids to skip the bus or car pool and walk to school. More>>
Gov. Nathan Deal says he plans to start deepening the shipping channel to the Port of Savannah without financial help from Washington after the Obama administration's latest proposed budget left out construction... More>>
For the first time in 20 years, big changes may be ahead for the nutrition labels you're used to looking at. NBC 26 spoke with a local dietician to see how this change in food labeling would help residents make better choices at the supermarket. Experts say the new food labels can actually make all the difference especially when it comes to those hidden sweeteners.
A car accident happened off Golden Camp Road and Deans Bridge Road in Augusta late Tuesday night. More>>
Click to read the settlement agreement. Columbia County Tax Commissioner Kay Allen has resigned, along with her husband, Charles Allen. The announcement came at Columbia County’s commission meeting Tuesday night.
A retired soldier from South Carolina is paying back what he says is a debt to the US Army. His journey started Monday, and his second stop was USC Aiken, South Carolina. Tom Von Kaenel has vowed to ride his bicycle from the tip of the Florida Coast to Alaska to show his appreciation to the U.S. Military for saving his life. More>>
President Obama released his 2015 budget Tuesday. As part of his plan for the Department of Energy, the Mixed Oxide Fuel Fabrication Facility (known as the MOX project) would be funded just enough to be kept in what the budget calls "cold standby".
It's been a long, rough winter for many, including us right here in Georgia-Carolina. But as Meteorologist Rich Rogers explains, it wasn't as cold as you might think. More>>
Today, you can eat a free stack of pancakes and help a child in your area at the same time.
A bill on governor Nikki Haley's desk would allow drivers to use their smartphone in a traffic stop to prove they have insurance. More>>
A man is dead after a shooting Monday night in Aiken County. More>>
Qualifying week is underway. It’s what many consider the official kickoff to Election Season.
A bill that would require all new drivers in South Carolina between the ages of 15 and 20 to pass a driver’s training course is coming up for debate this week at the Statehouse. The Senate Transportation Committee is scheduled to work on the bill Wednesday morning. More>>
Georgia House Bill 885 would allow the state’s five research universities including Georgia Regents University to make the cannabis oil from the marijuana plant for medical use.
The Richmond County Board of Education has decided on makeup days for February's inclement weather. January's snow days have been forgiven, so those days will not have to be made up. More>>
Qualifying is now open for people looking to be on the upcoming May Ballot. The mayoral seat as well as several commission seats are up for grabs again this year.
Monday marks a key legislative deadline as bills must pass either the House or Senate to remain active for the last 10 days of the session. More>>
Congressman Joe Wilson is hosting a Veterans Fair in Aiken March 3. More>>
South Carolina's Department of Motor Vehicles is offering some drivers whose licenses have been suspended a chance to get their driving privileges restored. More>>
There is a lot of work ahead for the new Aiken Animal Shelter, before it opens March 23, 2014. It was a very special day for the Animal Shelter in Aiken, as two-hundred dogs and cats were relocated to a new faculty. The Aiken Animal Shelter and FOTAS partnered up to make this all possible. For people like Jennifer Miller, President of FOTAS, she says this day could not have come soon enough. “It just brings tears to my eyes, because we just have worked so hard, we really have.” Miller says... More>>
The NBC 26 Storm Spotter Team met at the station Saturday. More>>
Four people are recovering after a woman crashes her car into a store, Saturday night.
The girls I met at the Cinderella Project, in Aiken Saturday, said that getting the opportunity to get a new prom dress, made them feel like Cinderella for the day. High school girls just like Brittany Hale, got to choose from hundreds of evening dresses Saturday, at the Cinderella Project in Aiken. Brittany Hale was one very happy high school student, excited to put on her new prom dress. "I am going to be feelin... More>>
Three people are in custody and one person is on the loose after a month long investigation in Aiken County. More>>
Its all about getting local businesses involved with the clean up. Earlier this week commissioners approved 8.6 million dollars to bring in AshBritt Environmental and Leidos to oversee the debris clean up process. Their goal is to use 45% of that money towards sub-contracts with local companies.
Richmond County's school board will hold a special called board meeting Monday, March 3, to discuss how to make up its inclement weather days. More>>
Construction costs at Plant Vogtle for two new nuclear reactors may not be as over budget as first thought. More>>
The driver of a van that stuck a Sue Reynolds Elementary student in December 2013 has been indicted. More>>