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  • Harden St. home damaged by flash flood in Martinez

    Harden St. home damaged by flash flood in Martinez

    Wednesday, July 26 2017 10:39 PM EDT2017-07-27 02:39:16 GMT
    The Reese home in Martinez was knocked from its foundation by rushing flood waters. (source: Waylon Cawley)The Reese home in Martinez was knocked from its foundation by rushing flood waters. (source: Waylon Cawley)

    Heavy rain and flash floods plagued the CSRA Wednesday afternoon. The Reese family in Martinez felt the full effect of the storm first-hand. Jessica Reese says she was sitting on the couch watching a movie when water began flooding in through the back door of her Harden Street home.

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    Heavy rain and flash floods plagued the CSRA Wednesday afternoon. The Reese family in Martinez felt the full effect of the storm first-hand. Jessica Reese says she was sitting on the couch watching a movie when water began flooding in through the back door of her Harden Street home.

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  • UPDATE: New information of Parliament Road morning house fire

    UPDATE: New information of Parliament Road morning house fire

    Thursday, July 27 2017 6:50 AM EDT2017-07-27 10:50:42 GMT
    Source: WFXGSource: WFXG

    One person is dead after a fire on Parliament Road in Martinez early Thursday. Columbia County dispatch says that the call came in at 12:10 A.M. 

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    One person is dead after a fire on Parliament Road in Martinez early Thursday. Columbia County dispatch says that the call came in at 12:10 A.M. 

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  • Power Outages and road closures due to storm 7/26/17

    Power Outages and road closures due to storm 7/26/17

    Wednesday, July 26 2017 5:08 PM EDT2017-07-26 21:08:28 GMT

    Homes throughout the CSRA are without power after a line of severe thunderstorms moved through the area. Several roads and intersections are closed due to flooding.

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    Homes throughout the CSRA are without power after a line of severe thunderstorms moved through the area. Several roads and intersections are closed due to flooding.

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  • Witness describes kilted man with knife, ax charging Richmond police

    Witness describes kilted man with knife, ax charging Richmond police

    Tuesday, July 25 2017 10:08 PM EDT2017-07-26 02:08:37 GMT
    Viewer photo of the alleged suspect (Source: Kevin Barber)Viewer photo of the alleged suspect (Source: Kevin Barber)

    Richmond Police shot and killed a man Tuesday morning who refused to drop the weapons he was holding. One officer was wounded before the suspect was shot.

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    Richmond Police shot and killed a man Tuesday morning who refused to drop the weapons he was holding. One officer was wounded before the suspect was shot.

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  • Family catches dangerous driver on camera in Aiken

    Family catches dangerous driver on camera in Aiken

    Tuesday, July 25 2017 8:05 PM EDT2017-07-26 00:05:28 GMT
    Family catches dangerous driver on camera in Aiken (WFXG)Family catches dangerous driver on camera in Aiken (WFXG)

    On Thursday July 20, a family spotted a driver swerving through streets in Augusta. FOX54s Miya Payton spoke with the family who says it is their duty as citizens to help protect drivers on the roadways.

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    On Thursday July 20, a family spotted a driver swerving through streets in Augusta. FOX54s Miya Payton spoke with the family who says it is their duty as citizens to help protect drivers on the roadways.

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  • Video: Newborn abandoned in grocery cart

    Video: Newborn abandoned in grocery cart

    Wednesday, July 26 2017 8:54 AM EDT2017-07-26 12:54:16 GMT
    Wednesday, July 26 2017 9:09 AM EDT2017-07-26 13:09:11 GMT
    Police bodycam video from June 4 shows police talking to witnesses after the newborn baby was found inside a backpack left in a grocery cart. (Source: KXNV/CNN)Police bodycam video from June 4 shows police talking to witnesses after the newborn baby was found inside a backpack left in a grocery cart. (Source: KXNV/CNN)

    Police bodycam video from June 4 shows police talking to witnesses after the newborn baby was found inside a backpack left in a grocery cart. 

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    Police bodycam video from June 4 shows police talking to witnesses after the newborn baby was found inside a backpack left in a grocery cart. 

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  • Orangeburg deputies warn residents of scam targeting seniors

    Orangeburg deputies warn residents of scam targeting seniors

    Saturday, July 22 2017 7:41 PM EDT2017-07-22 23:41:56 GMT
    Source: WISSource: WIS

    Orangeburg deputies are warning residents of a scam targeting Orangeburg County seniors. 

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    Orangeburg deputies are warning residents of a scam targeting Orangeburg County seniors. 

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  • 2 Aiken men facing child sex charges from years of alleged abuse

    2 Aiken men facing child sex charges from years of alleged abuse

    Monday, July 24 2017 12:35 PM EDT2017-07-24 16:35:28 GMT
    Cary Fulmer (left) and Daniel White (right) (source: Aiken County Detention Center)Cary Fulmer (left) and Daniel White (right) (source: Aiken County Detention Center)

    Two Aiken man have been arrested, accused of sexually abusing a young girl over the course of several years. Aiken County deputies met with an acquaintance of the victim, who told deputies that the girl had been sexually abused by several men since she was six years old.

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    Two Aiken man have been arrested, accused of sexually abusing a young girl over the course of several years. Aiken County deputies met with an acquaintance of the victim, who told deputies that the girl had been sexually abused by several men since she was six years old.

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  • Augusta is ranked Top Mid-Market City according to Business Article

    Augusta is ranked Top Mid-Market City according to Business Article

    Wednesday, July 26 2017 10:30 PM EDT2017-07-27 02:30:25 GMT
    (Source: WFXG)(Source: WFXG)

    Southern Business & Development magazine has ranked Augusta as the South's top "Mid-Market of the Year" for growth and investment.  That's big news for the C-S-R-A as a whole. It's an honor that shows Augusta isn't just known for the Masters Tournament – but a staple for growth and opportunities. "That's shows there is a lot of things going on here and the goal is to make sure things continue to go on and we continue to add jobs and investments here in ...

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    Southern Business & Development magazine has ranked Augusta as the South's top "Mid-Market of the Year" for growth and investment.  That's big news for the C-S-R-A as a whole. It's an honor that shows Augusta isn't just known for the Masters Tournament – but a staple for growth and opportunities. "That's shows there is a lot of things going on here and the goal is to make sure things continue to go on and we continue to add jobs and investments here in ...

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  • Aiken County Animal Shelter evacuated after lightning strike causes fire

    Aiken County Animal Shelter evacuated after lightning strike causes fire

    Wednesday, July 26 2017 5:23 PM EDT2017-07-26 21:23:37 GMT
    Aiken Animal Shelter 7/26/17Aiken Animal Shelter 7/26/17

    The Aiken Animal shelter was evacuated Wednesday afternoon after a lightning strike caused a minor fire in the facility. According to officials at the scene, the strike happened at around 4:30 p.m.

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    The Aiken Animal shelter was evacuated Wednesday afternoon after a lightning strike caused a minor fire in the facility. According to officials at the scene, the strike happened at around 4:30 p.m.

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  • UP FUR ADOPTION NOW: Oakley

    UP FUR ADOPTION NOW: Oakley

    Thursday, July 20 2017 5:23 AM EDT2017-07-20 09:23:59 GMT
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    Up Fur Adoption Now is Oakley!  He's a 3 to 4 year old Staffordshire Terrier mix and is beautiful! Oakley came to Bully4you Rescue & Rehabilitation, based out of Warrenville South Carolina, about 4 months ago. 

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    Up Fur Adoption Now is Oakley!  He's a 2 to 3 year old Staffordshire Terrier mix and is beautiful! Oakley came to Bully4you Rescue & Rehabilitation, based out of Warrenville South Carolina, about 4 months ago. 

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  • Angel Shot a drink order designed to protect women in danger

    Angel Shot a drink order designed to protect women in danger

    Monday, July 24 2017 5:39 PM EDT2017-07-24 21:39:35 GMT
    Monday, July 24 2017 5:39 PM EDT2017-07-24 21:39:35 GMT
    An order of an Angel Shot will tip the bartender off that a women is uncomfortable and wants the bar's staff to intervene. (Source: Pixabay)An order of an Angel Shot will tip the bartender off that a women is uncomfortable and wants the bar's staff to intervene. (Source: Pixabay)

    A California bar devised a code drink women can order, alerting the staff to quietly intervene.

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    A California bar devised a code drink women can order, alerting the staff to quietly intervene.

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  • Bears linebacker saves choking man

    Bears linebacker saves choking man

    Tuesday, July 25 2017 11:33 AM EDT2017-07-25 15:33:18 GMT
    Tuesday, July 25 2017 11:33 AM EDT2017-07-25 15:33:18 GMT

    The NFL player was enjoying some barbecue Sunday at an airport restaurant when he noticed someone choking.

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    The NFL player was enjoying some barbecue Sunday at an airport restaurant when he noticed someone choking.

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  • Future of James Brown Arena still undecided

    Future of James Brown Arena still undecided

    Wednesday, July 26 2017 4:16 PM EDT2017-07-26 20:16:29 GMT

    Changes to the James Brown Arena and the Bell Auditorium have been in the works for quite some time now. The Coliseum Authority Board met July 25th, 2017 to discuss the progress.

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    Changes to the James Brown Arena and the Bell Auditorium have been in the works for quite some time now. The Coliseum Authority Board met July 25, 2017 to discuss the progress. The board did not make any decision on the new stadium's location during the meeting, so their next move is still unclear. Earlier this year the Richmond County Commission dished out $1.5 million to help keep the Bell Auditorium open and to make repairs and upgrades to the James Brown Arena. Currently, the Col...

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  • Augusta Named the South’s “Mid-Market of the Year” for 2017

    Augusta Named the South’s “Mid-Market of the Year” for 2017

    Wednesday, July 26 2017 11:22 AM EDT2017-07-26 15:22:38 GMT
    (Source: WFXG)(Source: WFXG)

    Southern Business & Development magazine has named Augusta to the South’s top honor as the best “Mid-Market of the Year” in 2017, according to the Augusta Economic Development Authority.

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    Southern Business & Development magazine has named Augusta to the South’s top honor as the best “Mid-Market of the Year” in 2017, according to the Augusta Economic Development Authority.

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  • Boy allegedly killed by father saw 'compromising photos'

    Boy allegedly killed by father saw 'compromising photos'

    Thursday, July 27 2017 8:05 AM EDT2017-07-27 12:05:18 GMT
    Thursday, July 27 2017 8:19 AM EDT2017-07-27 12:19:42 GMT

    The indictment stated that 13-year-old Dylan planned to confront his father over "compromising photos." 

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    The indictment stated that 13-year-old Dylan planned to confront his father over "compromising photos." 

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  • Fire damages house in Martinez

    Fire damages house in Martinez

    Columbia County firefighters are responding to a house fire in Martinez.More >>
    Columbia County firefighters are responding to a house fire in Martinez.More >>
  • Company will implant microchips in its employees

    Company will implant microchips in its employees

    Monday, July 24 2017 2:12 PM EDT2017-07-24 18:12:35 GMT
    Monday, July 24 2017 2:39 PM EDT2017-07-24 18:39:12 GMT

     The chip will be placed under the skin between the thumb and forefinger.

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     The chip will be placed under the skin between the thumb and forefinger.

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  • A pair of new schools are ready to give parents a first look

    A pair of new schools are ready to give parents a first look

    Tuesday, July 25 2017 7:54 AM EDT2017-07-25 11:54:03 GMT
    The new and improved Grovetown Elementary School will have a former ribbon-cutting ceremony on August 3rd; WFXG.The new and improved Grovetown Elementary School will have a former ribbon-cutting ceremony on August 3rd; WFXG.

    Columbia County is ready to lift the veil on its two latest academic additions: Harlem Middle School and Grovetown Elementary School.

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    Columbia County is ready to lift the veil on its two latest academic additions: Harlem Middle School and Grovetown Elementary School.

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