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  • 2 charged with murder of missing Augusta man

    2 charged with murder of missing Augusta man

    Friday, May 25 2018 11:54 AM EDT2018-05-25 15:54:23 GMT
    Andrew Cato (source: Richmond County Sheriff's Office)Andrew Cato (source: Richmond County Sheriff's Office)

    Two people are now being charged with the death of missing Augusta man Andrew Cato, IV. Cato disappeared the night of Saturday, May 5 and has not been seen since.

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    Two people are now being charged with the death of missing Augusta man Andrew Cato, IV. Cato disappeared the night of Saturday, May 5 and has not been seen since.

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  • Deadly crash on I-20 East at Mile Marker #176 in McDuffie County

    Deadly crash on I-20 East at Mile Marker #176 in McDuffie County

    Thursday, May 24 2018 5:23 PM EDT2018-05-24 21:23:35 GMT
    Deadly crash today on I-20 EB mile marker 176 in McDuffie County (WFXG)Deadly crash today on I-20 EB mile marker 176 in McDuffie County (WFXG)

    On Thursday morning at approximately 10:55 a.m, TFC Brandon Gandy was dispatched to the scene of a fatal crash on I-20 Eastbound at Mile Marker #176 in McDuffie County.  The preliminary investigation revealed that a 2016 Acura MDX struck the rear of a 2018 Kenworth T-680 tractor-trailer, operated by Werner Enterprises of Omaha, NE.  Witnesses stated that the tractor-trailer merged onto the interstate from the emergency lane into the right Eastbound lane of I-20 W...

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    On Thursday morning at approximately 10:55 a.m, TFC Brandon Gandy was dispatched to the scene of a fatal crash on I-20 Eastbound at Mile Marker #176 in McDuffie County.  The preliminary investigation revealed that a 2016 Acura MDX struck the rear of a 2018 Kenworth T-680 tractor-trailer, operated by Werner Enterprises of Omaha, NE.  Witnesses stated that the tractor-trailer merged onto the interstate from the emergency lane into the right Eastbound lane of I-20 W...

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  • Commissioner-Elect John Clarke on racial posts: "I can honestly say I don't remember writing those insensitive & harmful words"

    Commissioner-Elect John Clarke on racial posts: "I can honestly say I don't remember writing those insensitive & harmful words"

    Friday, May 25 2018 10:18 PM EDT2018-05-26 02:18:00 GMT
    Newly elected District 10 Commissioner is speaking publicly since some controversial posts were discovered on his social media accounts.   John Clarke is facing backlash as word gets out those posts refer to blacks using the N word several times.  Surrounded by supporters including several commissioners, newly elected District 10 Commissioner, John Clarke, addresses the racial post allegedly coming from his Facebook Page. "I can honestly say I don't remember wri...More >>
    Newly elected District 10 Commissioner is speaking publicly since some controversial posts were discovered on his social media accounts.   John Clarke is facing backlash as word gets out those posts refer to blacks using the N word several times.  Surrounded by supporters including several commissioners, newly elected District 10 Commissioner, John Clarke, addresses the racial post allegedly coming from his Facebook Page. "I can honestly say I don't remember wri...More >>
  • Former Richmond County teacher files lawsuit against School System

    Former Richmond County teacher files lawsuit against School System

    Thursday, May 24 2018 8:42 AM EDT2018-05-24 12:42:24 GMT
    Richmond County Schools (WFXG)Richmond County Schools (WFXG)
    Richmond County Schools (WFXG)Richmond County Schools (WFXG)

    A former Richmond County middle school teacher is saying the school system refused to accommodate her medical condition and refused to pay her until she was cured. In a lawsuit filed on March 22, the former educator named herself Jane Doe to protect her privacy and student information.

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    A former Richmond County middle school teacher is saying the school system refused to accommodate her medical condition and refused to pay her until she was cured. In a lawsuit filed on March 22, the former educator named herself Jane Doe to protect her privacy and student information.

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  • Rachel Dolezal, who posed as black, accused of welfare fraud

    Rachel Dolezal, who posed as black, accused of welfare fraud

    Thursday, May 24 2018 9:02 PM EDT2018-05-25 01:02:28 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 2:14 AM EDT2018-05-25 06:14:01 GMT
    (AP Photo/Nicholas K. Geranios, File). FILE - In this March 20, 2017, file photo, Rachel Dolezal poses for a photo with her son, Langston, at the bureau of The Associated Press in Spokane, Wash. Dolezal, a former NAACP leader in Washington state whose ...(AP Photo/Nicholas K. Geranios, File). FILE - In this March 20, 2017, file photo, Rachel Dolezal poses for a photo with her son, Langston, at the bureau of The Associated Press in Spokane, Wash. Dolezal, a former NAACP leader in Washington state whose ...
    A former NAACP leader in Washington state whose life unraveled after she was outed as a white woman pretending to be black has been charged with welfare fraud.More >>
    A former NAACP leader in Washington state whose life unraveled after she was outed as a white woman pretending to be black has been charged with welfare fraud.More >>
  • Authorities: Suspected restaurant gunman had gun license

    Authorities: Suspected restaurant gunman had gun license

    Friday, May 25 2018 1:02 AM EDT2018-05-25 05:02:34 GMT
    Saturday, May 26 2018 3:56 AM EDT2018-05-26 07:56:45 GMT
    (Bryan Terry/The Oklahoman via AP). Jennifer Stong hugs Tasha Hunt outside the scene of a shooting on the east side of Lake Hefner in Oklahoma City, Thursday, May 24, 2018. Stong was inside the restaurant when the shooting occurred.(Bryan Terry/The Oklahoman via AP). Jennifer Stong hugs Tasha Hunt outside the scene of a shooting on the east side of Lake Hefner in Oklahoma City, Thursday, May 24, 2018. Stong was inside the restaurant when the shooting occurred.

    Police: Man armed with pistol shot and wounded two customers at Oklahoma City restaurant before being shot dead by handgun-carrying civilian in parking lot.

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    Police: Man armed with pistol shot and wounded two customers at Oklahoma City restaurant before being shot dead by handgun-carrying civilian in parking lot.

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  • Trucking company owner 'saddened' by fatal school bus crash

    Trucking company owner 'saddened' by fatal school bus crash

    Friday, May 18 2018 12:40 AM EDT2018-05-18 04:40:09 GMT
    Saturday, May 19 2018 9:36 AM EDT2018-05-19 13:36:54 GMT
    (AP Photo/Seth Wenig). Emergency personnel work at the scene of a school bus and dump truck collision, injuring multiple people, on Interstate 80 in Mount Olive, N.J., Thursday, May 17, 2018.(AP Photo/Seth Wenig). Emergency personnel work at the scene of a school bus and dump truck collision, injuring multiple people, on Interstate 80 in Mount Olive, N.J., Thursday, May 17, 2018.

    Investigators are working to determine why a school bus taking a group of fifth-graders on a field trip collided with a dump truck and tipped over in New Jersey, killing a student and a teacher.

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    Investigators are working to determine why a school bus taking a group of fifth-graders on a field trip collided with a dump truck and tipped over in New Jersey, killing a student and a teacher.

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  • Commissioners focus on future after voters decide James Brown Arena's fate

    Commissioners focus on future after voters decide James Brown Arena's fate

    Thursday, May 24 2018 10:49 PM EDT2018-05-25 02:49:43 GMT
    What is the future of the JBA? (WFXG)What is the future of the JBA? (WFXG)
    Sugarland to perform; Source: WFXGSugarland to perform; Source: WFXG

    The people of Augusta have spoken. Thousands think the James Brown Arena (JBA) should stay in the heart of downtown. The controversial topic has been on Richmond City Council's agenda for months. Commissioner Marion Williams is passionate about it but he doesn't feel good about Tuesday's election results. "The site is just the perfect site, man. It's so much confusion." Commissioner Williams wants to see the arena moved to the site of the old Regency Mall.  "I...

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    The people of Augusta have spoken. Thousands think the James Brown Arena (JBA) should stay in the heart of downtown. The controversial topic has been on Richmond City Council's agenda for months. Commissioner Marion Williams is passionate about it but he doesn't feel good about Tuesday's election results. "The site is just the perfect site, man. It's so much confusion." Commissioner Williams wants to see the arena moved to the site of the old Regency Mall.  "I...

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  • FDA warns teething medicines unsafe, wants them off shelves

    FDA warns teething medicines unsafe, wants them off shelves

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 9:43 AM EDT2018-05-23 13:43:09 GMT
    Saturday, May 26 2018 8:15 AM EDT2018-05-26 12:15:19 GMT
    The Food and Drug Administration said that various gels and creams containing the drug benzocaine can cause rare but deadly side effects in children, especially those 2 years and younger. (Source: FDA)The Food and Drug Administration said that various gels and creams containing the drug benzocaine can cause rare but deadly side effects in children, especially those 2 years and younger. (Source: FDA)

    The US Food and Drug Administration health is warning parents about the risks of teething remedies.

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    The US Food and Drug Administration health is warning parents about the risks of teething remedies.

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  • $1 billion settlement awarded to rape victim

    $1 billion settlement awarded to rape victim

    Friday, May 25 2018 5:08 AM EDT2018-05-25 09:08:07 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 5:20 AM EDT2018-05-25 09:20:07 GMT
    Hope Cheston, who was raped by a security guard when she was a teenager, has been awarded a $1 billion verdict against the rapist's employer. (Source: WGCL/CNN)Hope Cheston, who was raped by a security guard when she was a teenager, has been awarded a $1 billion verdict against the rapist's employer. (Source: WGCL/CNN)

    A woman who was raped by a security guard when she was a teenager has been awarded a $1 billion verdict against the rapist's employer.

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    A woman who was raped by a security guard when she was a teenager has been awarded a $1 billion verdict against the rapist's employer.

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  • S.C. officials fight DOE's plan to scrap MOX plant

    S.C. officials fight DOE's plan to scrap MOX plant

    Friday, May 25 2018 9:58 PM EDT2018-05-26 01:58:51 GMT

    U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham was in Aiken County today speaking out against terminating the Mixed Oxide Fuel Fabrication Facility at the Savannah River Site.  The U.S. Department of Energy wants to terminate the plans for the controversial nuclear facility that has been in the works for over a decade that has already cost several billions of dollars. 

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    U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham was in Aiken County today speaking out against terminating the Mixed Oxide Fuel Fabrication Facility at the Savannah River Site.  The U.S. Department of Energy wants to terminate the plans for the controversial nuclear facility that has been in the works for over a decade that has already cost several billions of dollars. 

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    Is the form of advertising you are currently using really working for your business? Do you know how to measure the results of your advertising? If the answer is, 'Not really,' then it's time to make a call!

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  • Closed Captioning Concerns

    Closed Captioning Concerns

    To contact us about our closed captioning service or advise us about captioning problems, please contact WFXG Engineering. We are available during normal business hours to address captioning issues.

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    To contact us about our closed captioning service or advise us about captioning problems, please contact WFXG Engineering. We are available during normal business hours to address captioning issues.

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  • Wanted woman arrested after taunting police on Facebook

    Wanted woman arrested after taunting police on Facebook

    Monday, May 21 2018 7:02 AM EDT2018-05-21 11:02:46 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 7:19 AM EDT2018-05-21 11:19:39 GMT

    The 19-year-old is charged with unlawful possession of a firearm and possession of heroin.

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    The 19-year-old is charged with unlawful possession of a firearm and possession of heroin.

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  • Teen ordered to pay $36 million in restitution for Oregon fire

    Teen ordered to pay $36 million in restitution for Oregon fire

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 10:17 AM EDT2018-05-22 14:17:25 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 12:19 PM EDT2018-05-22 16:19:35 GMT
    The 2017 fire engulfed more than 48,000 acres in Oregon and Washington before it was contained and cost the state at least $20 million. The teen has the option to set up a payment plan. (Source: KOIN/CNN)The 2017 fire engulfed more than 48,000 acres in Oregon and Washington before it was contained and cost the state at least $20 million. The teen has the option to set up a payment plan. (Source: KOIN/CNN)

    The 2017 fire engulfed more than 48,000 acres in Oregon and Washington before it was contained. If the teen cannot pay the amount in full, the court said he could establish a payment plan.

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    The 2017 fire engulfed more than 48,000 acres in Oregon and Washington before it was contained. If the teen cannot pay the amount in full, the court said he could establish a payment plan.

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  • People & Places with Pierce: The Carpenter's Stand

    People & Places with Pierce: The Carpenter's Stand

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 1:36 PM EDT2018-05-23 17:36:43 GMT
    People & Places with Pierce: The Carpenter's Stand - Edgefield (WFXG)People & Places with Pierce: The Carpenter's Stand - Edgefield (WFXG)

    Along Main Street in downtown Edgefield, one man proudly displays his life’s work.

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    Along Main Street in downtown Edgefield, one man proudly displays his life’s work.

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  • Police handcuff black driver for 'vegetation' on car

    Police handcuff black driver for 'vegetation' on car

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 10:00 AM EDT2018-05-23 14:00:41 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 10:00 AM EDT2018-05-23 14:00:41 GMT
    He said the officers first said they pulled him over for not using a turn signal but then came back to his car asking about what he described as "tree stuff" on his car. (Source: Freedom 1 Organization/CNN)He said the officers first said they pulled him over for not using a turn signal but then came back to his car asking about what he described as "tree stuff" on his car. (Source: Freedom 1 Organization/CNN)

    He said the officers first said they pulled him over for not using a turn signal but then came back to his car asking about what he described as "tree stuff" on his car.

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    He said the officers first said they pulled him over for not using a turn signal but then came back to his car asking about what he described as "tree stuff" on his car.

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  • Goodbye, old friend: Online game ‘RuneScape Classic’ to shut down after 17 years

    Goodbye, old friend: Online game ‘RuneScape Classic’ to shut down after 17 years

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 3:33 PM EDT2018-05-23 19:33:56 GMT
    Digital TrendsDigital Trends
    Digital TrendsDigital Trends

    RuneScape Classic, the original version of the popular MMORPG, will go offline in August

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    RuneScape Classic, the original version of the popular MMORPG, will go offline in August

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  • Watchmen: Regina King, Don Johnson, Louis Gossett Jr. and more join HBO reboot

    Watchmen: Regina King, Don Johnson, Louis Gossett Jr. and more join HBO reboot

    Hemera / ThinkstockHemera / Thinkstock

    HBO's Watchmen series has been making headlines lately thanks to its new producer and writer Damon Lindelof

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    HBO's Watchmen series has been making headlines lately thanks to its new producer and writer Damon Lindelof

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