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  • AU, UMUC to offer cybersecurity education on Fort Gordon

    AU, UMUC to offer cybersecurity education on Fort Gordon

    Thursday, January 18 2018 12:55 PM EST2018-01-18 17:55:11 GMT
    Source: WXFGSource: WXFG

    Fort Gordon has announced a partnership with Augusta University and University of Maryland University College to bring more continuing technology education to the installation.

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    Fort Gordon has announced a partnership with Augusta University and University of Maryland University College to bring more continuing technology education to the installation.

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  • INTERVIEW: Commissioner Ben Hasan talks about JBA ballot decision

    INTERVIEW: Commissioner Ben Hasan talks about JBA ballot decision

    Thursday, January 18 2018 11:14 AM EST2018-01-18 16:14:00 GMT
    Shaquille Lord sits down for an interview with Commissioner Ben Hassan (WFXG)Shaquille Lord sits down for an interview with Commissioner Ben Hassan (WFXG)

    FOX 54's Shaquille Lord sits down for a one-on-one interview with Augusta-Richmond County Commissioner Ben Hasan to talk about the Commission's decision to put the future of the James Brown Arena in the hands of voters.

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    FOX 54's Shaquille Lord sits down for a one-on-one interview with Augusta-Richmond County Commissioner Ben Hasan to talk about the Commission's decision to put the future of the James Brown Arena in the hands of voters.

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  • Snow is gone, but cold temperatures still a concern

    Snow is gone, but cold temperatures still a concern

    Thursday, January 18 2018 6:00 AM EST2018-01-18 11:00:10 GMT
    Winter Weather Update: Jan. 18Winter Weather Update: Jan. 18

    The snow is gone, but the cold temperatures are still something to be on the lookout for.  As of 5 a.m. Thursday morning,...

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    The snow is gone, but the cold temperatures are still something to be on the lookout for.  As of 5 a.m. Thursday morning,...

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  • Winter weather school and business closings 1/18/18

    Winter weather school and business closings 1/18/18

    Thursday, January 18 2018 5:50 AM EST2018-01-18 10:50:06 GMT
    school bus, Source: WFXGschool bus, Source: WFXG

    Due to the threat of winter weather, some CSRA schools will be closed or delayed Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2018

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    Due to the threat of winter weather, some CSRA schools will be closed or delayed Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2018

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  • Columbia County officials prepare for icy roads

    Columbia County officials prepare for icy roads

    Wednesday, January 17 2018 8:36 PM EST2018-01-18 01:36:08 GMT
    Columbia County officials prepare for icy roads (WFXG)Columbia County officials prepare for icy roads (WFXG)

    Columbia County road crews are taking action tonight to make sure major roads and bridges do not ice over. Winter weather created excitement in Columbia County.

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    Columbia County road crews are taking action tonight to make sure major roads and bridges do not ice over. Winter weather created excitement in Columbia County.

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  • UPDATE: 2nd suspect in 5/3 Bank robbery identified

    UPDATE: 2nd suspect in 5/3 Bank robbery identified

    Wednesday, January 17 2018 8:07 PM EST2018-01-18 01:07:58 GMT
    Suspects arrested in connection with 5/3 Bank robbery (source: Richmond County Sheriff's Office)Suspects arrested in connection with 5/3 Bank robbery (source: Richmond County Sheriff's Office)

    Two people have been arrested in connection with the robbery of the 5/3 Bank on Pine Needle Road in Augusta. At around 2:55 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 16, the Richmond County Sheriff's Office and local FBI field office responded to the bank in reference to a reported robbery.

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    Two people have been arrested in connection with the robbery of the 5/3 Bank on Pine Needle Road in Augusta. At around 2:55 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 16, the Richmond County Sheriff's Office and local FBI field office responded to the bank in reference to a reported robbery.

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  • Suspects arrested for multiple robberies in Augusta

    Suspects arrested for multiple robberies in Augusta

    Wednesday, January 17 2018 7:57 PM EST2018-01-18 00:57:50 GMT
    Suspects arrested 1/17/18 (source: Richmond County Sheriff's Office)Suspects arrested 1/17/18 (source: Richmond County Sheriff's Office)

    Three suspects have been arrested, connected to multiple crimes across Richmond County. On Jan. 17, 2018, sheriff's office investigators, SWAT Team, and the U.S. Marshal's Office went to a home on the 2400 block of Bellehaven Drive and took the suspects into custody.

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    Three suspects have been arrested, connected to multiple crimes across Richmond County. On Jan. 17, 2018, sheriff's office investigators, SWAT Team, and the U.S. Marshal's Office went to a home on the 2400 block of Bellehaven Drive and took the suspects into custody.

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  • Burke County Sheriff's Office Facebook post goes viral

    Burke County Sheriff's Office Facebook post goes viral

    Wednesday, January 17 2018 1:51 PM EST2018-01-17 18:51:37 GMT
    Viral post on Burke County Sheriff's Office website (WFXG)Viral post on Burke County Sheriff's Office website (WFXG)

    The Burke County Sheriff's Office is using social media as a community policing tool to uncover criminal activity. FOX 54's Miya Payton says they are creating a citywide buzz.

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    The Burke County Sheriff's Office is using social media as a community policing tool to uncover criminal activity. FOX 54's Miya Payton says they are creating a citywide buzz.

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  • SLIDESHOW: CSRA Snow 2018

    SLIDESHOW: CSRA Snow 2018

    Wednesday, January 17 2018 11:15 AM EST2018-01-17 16:15:11 GMT

    It's snowing in the CSRA! FOX 54 viewers have been sending in pictures of snow all morning.

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    It's snowing in the CSRA! FOX 54 viewers have been sending in pictures of snow all morning.

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  • Augusta Walmarts host free health screenings

    Augusta Walmarts host free health screenings

    Wednesday, January 17 2018 10:28 AM EST2018-01-17 15:28:01 GMT
    Source: WFXG file imageSource: WFXG file image

    Augusta Walmart stores are hosting their first Walmart Wellness Day of the year. It’ll be on Saturday, January 20th. 

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    Augusta Walmart stores are hosting their first Walmart Wellness Day of the year. It’ll be on Saturday, January 20th. 

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  • "Cities of the Future" Compete for National Recognition at USCA This Saturday

    "Cities of the Future" Compete for National Recognition at USCA This Saturday

    Wednesday, January 17 2018 9:43 AM EST2018-01-17 14:43:50 GMT
    Credit: SRSCredit: SRS

    Celebrating its 26th anniversary, this year’s Future City Competition asks 45 middle school teams, along with an educator and volunteer mentor, to research and design a solution to a city-wide challenge that changes each year. This year’s challenge is the “The Age-Friendly City" and they're seeking a grand prize in Washington, D.C. Since returning to school earlier this fall, student teams around the state and the Augusta, Ga. area have been hard at work on the...

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    Celebrating its 26th anniversary, this year’s Future City Competition asks 45 middle school teams, along with an educator and volunteer mentor, to research and design a solution to a city-wide challenge that changes each year. This year’s challenge is the “The Age-Friendly City" and they're seeking a grand prize in Washington, D.C. Since returning to school earlier this fall, student teams around the state and the Augusta, Ga. area have been hard at work on the...

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  • Columbia County: Turn your sprinkler systems off!

    Columbia County: Turn your sprinkler systems off!

    Wednesday, January 17 2018 7:25 AM EST2018-01-17 12:25:13 GMT
    Columbia County; Source: WFXGColumbia County; Source: WFXG

    The Columbia County Emergency Management Agency and Roads and Bridges are recommending you...

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    The Columbia County Emergency Management Agency and Roads and Bridges are recommending you...

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  • WINTER WEATHER UPDATE: Jan. 17, 2017

    WINTER WEATHER UPDATE: Jan. 17, 2017

    Wednesday, January 17 2018 7:07 AM EST2018-01-17 12:07:27 GMT
    Winter weather advisories; Source: WFXGWinter weather advisories; Source: WFXG

    Here is what to expect throughout the day... Winter Weather Advisory for our viewing is in effect until...

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    Here is what to expect throughout the day... Winter Weather Advisory for our viewing is in effect until...

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  • WEATHER ALERT: Here's what to expect for this wintry mix

    WEATHER ALERT: Here's what to expect for this wintry mix

    Wednesday, January 17 2018 5:54 AM EST2018-01-17 10:54:40 GMT
    Weather updates...Weather updates...

    First Alert Meteorologist Jay Jefferies gives us the latest on the winter weather headed our way...

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    First Alert Meteorologist Jay Jefferies gives us the latest on the winter weather headed our way...

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  • JBA location will be decided by Richmond Co. voters

    JBA location will be decided by Richmond Co. voters

    Tuesday, January 16 2018 7:56 PM EST2018-01-17 00:56:51 GMT
    Source: WFXGSource: WFXG

    The decision on whether or not to move the James Brows Arena will be put into the hands of Richmond County voters.

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    The decision on whether or not to move the James Brows Arena will be put into the hands of Richmond County voters.

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  • Burke Co. school bus involved in crash on Hwy 25

    Burke Co. school bus involved in crash on Hwy 25

    Tuesday, January 16 2018 6:55 PM EST2018-01-16 23:55:49 GMT
    Burke County school bus involved in crash on Hwy 25 1/16/18 (source: Burke County Sheriff's Office)Burke County school bus involved in crash on Hwy 25 1/16/18 (source: Burke County Sheriff's Office)

    The Burke County Sheriff's Office is on the scene of a crash involving a school bus. According to the sheriff's office, Burke County school bus 08-110 was involved in a minor crash on Highway 25 at E 7th Street.

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    The Burke County Sheriff's Office is on the scene of a crash involving a school bus. According to the sheriff's office, Burke County school bus 08-110 was involved in a minor crash on Highway 25 at E 7th Street.

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  • VIDEO: Student attack at Evans Middle School

    VIDEO: Student attack at Evans Middle School

    Tuesday, January 16 2018 12:37 PM EST2018-01-16 17:37:38 GMT
    Evans Middle School student attacks another student in the hallway (source: Columbia County Sheriff's Office)Evans Middle School student attacks another student in the hallway (source: Columbia County Sheriff's Office)

    An 8th-grade student at Evans Middle School is being charged with attacking another student. According to the Columbia County Sheriff's Office, the fifteen-year-old boy struck another student, a thirteen-year-old 8th-grader, in the head while walking down the hallway of the school.

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    An 8th-grade student at Evans Middle School is being charged with attacking another student. According to the Columbia County Sheriff's Office, the fifteen-year-old boy struck another student, a thirteen-year-old 8th-grader, in the head while walking down the hallway of the school.

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  • What the City of Augusta is doing to prepare for the coming winter weather

    What the City of Augusta is doing to prepare for the coming winter weather

    Tuesday, January 16 2018 11:47 AM EST2018-01-16 16:47:40 GMT
    The City of Augusta preparing for winter weather; Source: Augusta Fire DepartmentThe City of Augusta preparing for winter weather; Source: Augusta Fire Department

    It's no secret that we have more winter weather headed our way and it looks that the City of Augusta plans to be ready for anything. 

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    It's no secret that we have more winter weather headed our way and it looks that the City of Augusta plans to be ready for anything. 

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  • UPDATE: 1 in custody after standoff at N. Augusta home

    UPDATE: 1 in custody after standoff at N. Augusta home

    Tuesday, January 16 2018 11:16 AM EST2018-01-16 16:16:46 GMT
    Possible hostage situation in North Augusta; Source: WFXGPossible hostage situation in North Augusta; Source: WFXG

    FOX 54 has learned of a possible hostage situation in North Augusta. We have crews out on...

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    FOX 54 has learned of a possible hostage situation in North Augusta. We have crews out on...

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  • Augusta rescues host 2018 Puppy Bowl for adoptions

    Augusta rescues host 2018 Puppy Bowl for adoptions

    Tuesday, January 16 2018 11:14 AM EST2018-01-16 16:14:18 GMT
    Source: BKPURSource: BKPUR

    Two Augusta dog rescues are raising money and getting dogs adopted in a unique way. Brass Knuckle Pin Ups Rescues and Hands to Paws are hosting their Puppy Bowl 2018. The two organizations are competing against each other to see who can get the most adoptions. 

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    Two Augusta dog rescues are raising money and getting dogs adopted in a unique way. Brass Knuckle Pin Ups Rescues and Hands to Paws are hosting their Puppy Bowl 2018. The two organizations are competing against each other to see who can get the most adoptions. 

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  • New Sky City Opens Thursday

    New Sky City Opens Thursday

    Tuesday, January 16 2018 10:13 AM EST2018-01-16 15:13:00 GMT
    Sky City reopens in CSRASky City reopens in CSRA
    Happening soon is the grand reopening of SKY CITY located in the historic district of downtown Augusta, Georgia. This live music venue/bar has 2 state of the art stages, Full Digital PA, LED Lighting and Flat Screen televisions will reopen Thursday January 18th to the new home of one of the best Live music venues in the southeast. Location: 1157 Broad Street in Downtown Augusta at 12th and Broad Street next to Mellow Mushroom. For all booking and promotional inquires ...More >>
    Happening soon is the grand reopening of SKY CITY located in the historic district of downtown Augusta, Georgia. This live music venue/bar has 2 state of the art stages, Full Digital PA, LED Lighting and Flat Screen televisions will reopen Thursday January 18th to the new home of one of the best Live music venues in the southeast. Location: 1157 Broad Street in Downtown Augusta at 12th and Broad Street next to Mellow Mushroom. For all booking and promotional inquires ...More >>
  • Liberty Tax says parents will find gifts in new tax bill

    Liberty Tax says parents will find gifts in new tax bill

    Tuesday, January 16 2018 10:05 AM EST2018-01-16 15:05:23 GMT
    Source: South Carolina Department of RevenueSource: South Carolina Department of Revenue
    The tax bill recently signed into law by President Trump has many changes in store for taxpayers. Liberty Tax takes a look at three tax breaks that could help families with children. Child Tax Credit: The $1,000 child tax credit has been doubled under the tax bill. The child tax credit, beginning in 2018, will be $2,000 per child under the age of 17. Up to $1,400 of the credit is refundable. That means, even if a taxpayer owes no tax, he or she still can receive a tax refund. 529 Pl...More >>
    The tax bill recently signed into law by President Trump has many changes in store for taxpayers. Liberty Tax takes a look at three tax breaks that could help families with children. Child Tax Credit: The $1,000 child tax credit has been doubled under the tax bill. The child tax credit, beginning in 2018, will be $2,000 per child under the age of 17. Up to $1,400 of the credit is refundable. That means, even if a taxpayer owes no tax, he or she still can receive a tax refund. 529 Pl...More >>
  • Meet, Mingle & Mesh networking event scheduled at Miller Theater

    Meet, Mingle & Mesh networking event scheduled at Miller Theater

    Tuesday, January 16 2018 10:04 AM EST2018-01-16 15:04:06 GMT
    Source: WFXGSource: WFXG

    Meet, Mingle and Mesh is happening at the Miller Theater. The Augusta Metro Chamber and Miller Theater invite the public to attended this networking event on Tuesday, February 6th from 5:30 to 7:30pm. 

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    Meet, Mingle and Mesh is happening at the Miller Theater. The Augusta Metro Chamber and Miller Theater invite the public to attended this networking event on Tuesday, February 6th from 5:30 to 7:30pm. 

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  • Teen dead after wreck in Aiken County

    Teen dead after wreck in Aiken County

    Monday, January 15 2018 11:23 PM EST2018-01-16 04:23:41 GMT
    1 dead after Aiken crash; Source: WFXG1 dead after Aiken crash; Source: WFXG

    A family is mourning after a wreck took the life of a 14-year-old Aiken County girl early this morning. It happened a little after midnight near the intersection of Mount Beulah Road and Colbert Bridge Road in Aiken.

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    A family is mourning after a wreck took the life of a 14-year-old Aiken County girl early this morning. It happened a little after midnight near the intersection of Mount Beulah Road and Colbert Bridge Road in Aiken.

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  • Lucy Craft Laney Museum remembers Dr. MLK Jr.

    Lucy Craft Laney Museum remembers Dr. MLK Jr.

    Monday, January 15 2018 7:15 PM EST2018-01-16 00:15:02 GMT

    Dr. Martin Luther King’s legacy continues to live on today, especially through those who’ve worked with him or were impacted during his assassination. Christine Miller-Betts describes the day of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s assassination as deeply saddening and unbelievable.

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    Dr. Martin Luther King’s legacy continues to live on today, especially through those who’ve worked with him or were impacted during his assassination. Christine Miller-Betts describes the day of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s assassination as deeply saddening and unbelievable.

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  • 2018 proclaimed the year of dreams for the city of Waynesboro

    2018 proclaimed the year of dreams for the city of Waynesboro

    Monday, January 15 2018 6:53 PM EST2018-01-15 23:53:39 GMT
    2018 proclaimed the year of dreams for the city of Waynesboro  (WFXG)2018 proclaimed the year of dreams for the city of Waynesboro (WFXG)

    The Mayor of Waynesboro held a press conference on January 15 outside the Burke Country Court House. Mayor Gregory A. Carswell Jr. made a proclamation that 2018 will be the year of dreams for the city.

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    The Mayor of Waynesboro held a press conference on January 15 outside the Burke Country Court House. Mayor Gregory A. Carswell Jr. made a proclamation that 2018 will be the year of dreams for the city.

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  • Abilene Baptist Church hosts 31st MLK Memorial Celebration

    Abilene Baptist Church hosts 31st MLK Memorial Celebration

    Monday, January 15 2018 1:00 PM EST2018-01-15 18:00:06 GMT
    Heading over to Washington Road, The Abilene Baptist Church held it's 31st Martin Luther King Jr Memorial Celebration. People heard songs performed by different groups and heard key speakers preach about what Monday means to them. And for some people today is a day of celebrating how far society has changed because of what some people fought for in the past. "We have individuals from all colors coming together to celebrate not just Dr. Martin Luther King but also just a day of U...More >>
    Heading over to Washington Road, The Abilene Baptist Church held it's 31st Martin Luther King Jr Memorial Celebration. People heard songs performed by different groups and heard key speakers preach about what Monday means to them. And for some people today is a day of celebrating how far society has changed because of what some people fought for in the past. "We have individuals from all colors coming together to celebrate not just Dr. Martin Luther King but also just a day of U...More >>
  • UPDATE: 1 dead, 1 arrested in Richmond Villa Apartments shooting

    UPDATE: 1 dead, 1 arrested in Richmond Villa Apartments shooting

    Monday, January 15 2018 11:52 AM EST2018-01-15 16:52:13 GMT
    Desmond Baskett (source: Richmond County Detention Center)Desmond Baskett (source: Richmond County Detention Center)

    One man is dead after a shooting on the 3500 block of Windsor Spring Road in Richmond County on Sunday night. Richmond County Coroner Mark Bowen says it was called in at 6:22 p.m.  He has identified the victim as 27 year-old Frank Oliver Thompson Jr.  

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    One man is dead after a shooting on the 3500 block of Windsor Spring Road in Richmond County on Sunday night. Richmond County Coroner Mark Bowen says it was called in at 6:22 p.m.  He has identified the victim as 27 year-old Frank Oliver Thompson Jr.  

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  • Generational Diversity in the Workplace: Recruiting and Hiring Millennials

    Generational Diversity in the Workplace: Recruiting and Hiring Millennials

    Monday, January 15 2018 10:16 AM EST2018-01-15 15:16:20 GMT
    Augusta Chamber of Commerce, Source: WFXGAugusta Chamber of Commerce, Source: WFXG
    Join the Augusta Metro Chamber, Hull College of Business and Hull Barrett, PC on January 18th for Third Thursday Business Builder. This seminar is the first in a two-part series titled “Generational Diversity in the Workplace: Recruiting and Hiring Millennials.” Featured presenters include Melissa Furman, Hull College of Business and Tom Cathey of Hull Barrett, PC. Millennials make up a large percentage of the U.S. workforce and as the number continues to grow, smart empl...More >>
    Join the Augusta Metro Chamber, Hull College of Business and Hull Barrett, PC on January 18th for Third Thursday Business Builder. This seminar is the first in a two-part series titled “Generational Diversity in the Workplace: Recruiting and Hiring Millennials.” Featured presenters include Melissa Furman, Hull College of Business and Tom Cathey of Hull Barrett, PC. Millennials make up a large percentage of the U.S. workforce and as the number continues to grow, smart empl...More >>
  • The Red Cross in need of blood donations

    Sunday, January 14 2018 3:44 PM EST2018-01-14 20:44:54 GMT

    January is national blood donor month, but also a time when The Red Cross sees a decrease in donations. The Red Cross is asking for the community’s help to tackle a winter blood shortage.

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    January is national blood donor month, but also a time when The Red Cross sees a decrease in donations. The Red Cross is asking for the community’s help to tackle a winter blood shortage.

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  • Sleep related deaths among infants is still on the rise

    Sleep related deaths among infants is still on the rise

    Sunday, January 14 2018 1:00 PM EST2018-01-14 18:00:59 GMT
    Sleep related deaths among infants is still on the rise (WFXG)Sleep related deaths among infants is still on the rise (WFXG)

    Unsafe infant sleep practices remain common in the U.S. According to a recent CDC report there are over three thousand sleep related deaths among infants each year in the United States alone. Historically these deaths are known as SIDS, sudden infant death syndrome or crib death. 

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    Unsafe infant sleep practices remain common in the U.S. According to a recent CDC report there are over three thousand sleep related deaths among infants each year in the United States alone. Historically these deaths are known as SIDS, sudden infant death syndrome or crib death. 

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  • NAACP of Augusta celebrates 100th Anniversary and remembers Dr. MLK Jr.

    NAACP of Augusta celebrates 100th Anniversary and remembers Dr. MLK Jr.

    Saturday, January 13 2018 5:26 PM EST2018-01-13 22:26:48 GMT

    The NAACP Augusta chapter celebrated their 100th anniversary today and also remembering the great legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. It’s been 100 years since the NAACP chapter was created right here in Augusta. 

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    The NAACP Augusta chapter celebrated their 100th anniversary today and also remembering the great legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. It’s been 100 years since the NAACP chapter was created right here in Augusta. 

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  • Aiken County Sheriff's Department investigating a shooting in Wagener

    Aiken County Sheriff's Department investigating a shooting in Wagener

    Saturday, January 13 2018 4:56 PM EST2018-01-13 21:56:09 GMT

    The Aiken County Sheriff's Department is investigating a shooting that left one man injured last night. It happened around 7:30 on Pine Street in Wagener.

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    The Aiken County Sheriff's Department is investigating a shooting that left one man injured last night. It happened around 7:30 on Pine Street in Wagener.

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  • The Avery House project is working to end homelessness for veterans

    The Avery House project is working to end homelessness for veterans

    Friday, January 12 2018 8:32 PM EST2018-01-13 01:32:45 GMT

    Two women along with the Augusta Warriors Project and the Men in Mission From First Baptist Church are partnering together to renovate a 100+ year old home for homeless veterans. They’re calling it The Avery House.

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    Two women along with the Augusta Warriors Project and the Men in Mission From First Baptist Church are partnering together to renovate a 100+ year old home for homeless veterans. They’re calling it The Avery House.

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  • RCSO deputies respond to shooting on Tallowtree Street

    RCSO deputies respond to shooting on Tallowtree Street

    Friday, January 12 2018 8:22 PM EST2018-01-13 01:22:25 GMT

    Richmond County Sheriff Office got a call about a shooting on Tallowtree Street. When a deputy arrived, he found victim Daniel Brown in a back bedroom with a single gunshot wound to his right foot.

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    Richmond County Sheriff Office got a call about a shooting on Tallowtree Street. When a deputy arrived, he found victim Daniel Brown in a back bedroom with a single gunshot wound to his right foot.

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  • CCSO is looking for an unknown auto break-in suspect

    CCSO is looking for an unknown auto break-in suspect

    Friday, January 12 2018 8:21 PM EST2018-01-13 01:21:25 GMT

    The Columbia County Sheriff's Office is asking that you be on the lookout for the person who broke out the windows of two cars in parked at Riverside Park. Investigators say the suspect took the victims' purses.

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    The Columbia County Sheriff's Office is asking that you be on the lookout for the person who broke out the windows of two cars in parked at Riverside Park. Investigators say the suspect took the victims' purses.

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  • Agreement reached to relocate historic Trinity CME church

    Agreement reached to relocate historic Trinity CME church

    Friday, January 12 2018 5:29 PM EST2018-01-12 22:29:45 GMT

    Atlanta Gas Light has reached an agreement with the Augusta Historic Preservation Commission to relocate the former Trinity CME Church. The historic building sits at the corner of Eighth Street and Walton Way near a former manufactured gas plant and has sat vacant for over twenty years.

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    Atlanta Gas Light has reached an agreement with the Augusta Historic Preservation Commission to relocate the former Trinity CME Church. The historic building sits at the corner of Eighth Street and Walton Way near a former manufactured gas plant and has sat vacant for over twenty years.

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  • 39th Annual Augusta Futurity opens January 13th

    39th Annual Augusta Futurity opens January 13th

    Friday, January 12 2018 1:19 PM EST2018-01-12 18:19:52 GMT
    One of the fastest growing events is making it's way back to the C-S-R-A at the James Brown Arena,  The 39th Annual Augusta Futurity will be here starting January 13th. The festivities will start with a bull riding competition at 7:00 pm Saturday night.  Several people FOX 54 caught up with say whenever this comes to town, the whole family can expect to enjoy a great time. "It's a tradition that people look forward to. It's a great night of fun. Bull riding ...More >>
    One of the fastest growing events is making it's way back to the C-S-R-A at the James Brown Arena,  The 39th Annual Augusta Futurity will be here starting January 13th. The festivities will start with a bull riding competition at 7:00 pm Saturday night.  Several people FOX 54 caught up with say whenever this comes to town, the whole family can expect to enjoy a great time. "It's a tradition that people look forward to. It's a great night of fun. Bull riding ...More >>
  • 2nd suspect arrested in Horizons Gas Station shooting

    2nd suspect arrested in Horizons Gas Station shooting

    Friday, January 12 2018 12:47 PM EST2018-01-12 17:47:24 GMT
    Reihn Dracon Jennings (source: Greenville County Detention Center)Reihn Dracon Jennings (source: Greenville County Detention Center)

    A second suspect has been arrested in connection with a shooting at Horizons Gas Station in Aiken Tuesday. On Thursday night, twenty-seven-year-old Reihn Dracon Jennings of Aiken was arrested in Greenville, SC.

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    A second suspect has been arrested in connection with a shooting at Horizons Gas Station in Aiken Tuesday. On Thursday night, twenty-seven-year-old Reihn Dracon Jennings of Aiken was arrested in Greenville, SC.

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  • Suspect wanted for vehicle break-ins at Riverside Park

    Suspect wanted for vehicle break-ins at Riverside Park

    Friday, January 12 2018 12:19 PM EST2018-01-12 17:19:59 GMT
    Riverside Park vehicle break-in suspect (source: Columbia County Sheriff's Office)Riverside Park vehicle break-in suspect (source: Columbia County Sheriff's Office)

    According to the sheriff's office, an unknown suspect broke the windows of two vehicles parked An unknown suspect broke the windows of two vehicles parked at Riverside Park located at 2 Dolphin Way in Evans. Once inside, the suspect took the victims’ purses.

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    According to the sheriff's office, an unknown suspect broke the windows of two vehicles parked An unknown suspect broke the windows of two vehicles parked at Riverside Park located at 2 Dolphin Way in Evans. Once inside, the suspect took the victims’ purses.

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  • MLK Recognition Day at Paine College Saturday

    MLK Recognition Day at Paine College Saturday

    Friday, January 12 2018 11:32 AM EST2018-01-12 16:32:20 GMT
    Courtesy: Paine CollegeCourtesy: Paine College
    The Rise Network and Paine College Department of Media Studies are honoring ordinary people doing extraordinary things on Saturday. There will be refreshments from noon to 2 p.m., and 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. will be the celebration. There will also be free admission, but a ticket is required from risenetwork.net. Copyright 2018 WFXG. All rights reserved.More >>
    The Rise Network and Paine College Department of Media Studies are honoring ordinary people doing extraordinary things on Saturday. There will be refreshments from noon to 2 p.m., and 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. will be the celebration. There will also be free admission, but a ticket is required from risenetwork.net. Copyright 2018 WFXG. All rights reserved.More >>
  • Safely investing in cryptocurrencies like bitcoin, ethereum

    Safely investing in cryptocurrencies like bitcoin, ethereum

    Friday, January 12 2018 9:35 AM EST2018-01-12 14:35:50 GMT
    Source: WFXGSource: WFXG
    You probably talked about it at your Christmas dinner, Bitcoin, Ethereum and cryptocurrencies. Some of them are up over 12,000 percent in the past year, but before you blindly throw money in there, I broke down how you can safely invest. It's been a wild year for long time cryptocurrency enthusiast Adam Pankow. Initially intrigued by Bitcoin in 2013, he saw prices of cryptocurrencies this year, skyrocket to the moon. "[It's] exciting but somewhat fearful because when somethin...More >>
    You probably talked about it at your Christmas dinner, Bitcoin, Ethereum and cryptocurrencies. Some of them are up over 12,000 percent in the past year, but before you blindly throw money in there, I broke down how you can safely invest. It's been a wild year for long time cryptocurrency enthusiast Adam Pankow. Initially intrigued by Bitcoin in 2013, he saw prices of cryptocurrencies this year, skyrocket to the moon. "[It's] exciting but somewhat fearful because when somethin...More >>
  • DEVELOPING STORY: Shooting in Richmond County leaves one injured

    DEVELOPING STORY: Shooting in Richmond County leaves one injured

    Friday, January 12 2018 9:15 AM EST2018-01-12 14:15:31 GMT
    Overnight shooting in Richmond County; Source: WFXGOvernight shooting in Richmond County; Source: WFXG

    A shooting in Richmond County has left one person injured. The call came into Dispatch at 1:02 a.m. on Jan. 12th. Deputies responded to...

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    A shooting in Richmond County has left one person injured. The call came into Dispatch at 1:02 a.m. on Jan. 12th. Deputies responded to...

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  • Columbia County announces new development off of Exit 183

    Columbia County announces new development off of Exit 183

    Friday, January 12 2018 9:01 AM EST2018-01-12 14:01:15 GMT
    Development Authority of Columbia County; Source: Development Authority of Columbia CountyDevelopment Authority of Columbia County; Source: Development Authority of Columbia County

    The Development Authority of Columbia County and the Columbia County Board of Commissioners have announced the development of a new industrial park. On Dec. 28, 2017, the Development Authority of Columbia County purchased...

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    The Development Authority of Columbia County and the Columbia County Board of Commissioners have announced the development of a new industrial park. On Dec. 28, 2017, the Development Authority of Columbia County purchased...

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  • Pedestrian killed in Aiken

    Pedestrian killed in Aiken

    Friday, January 12 2018 5:54 AM EST2018-01-12 10:54:07 GMT
    Pedestrian killed on Highway 78; Source: Aiken County CoronerPedestrian killed on Highway 78; Source: Aiken County Coroner

    A pedestrian was killed in Aiken after being struck by a truck. The incident happened Jan. 10th. Originally, the victim was...

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    A pedestrian was killed in Aiken after being struck by a truck. The incident happened Jan. 10th. Originally, the victim was...

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  • Suspects wanted by RCSO for questioning

    Suspects wanted by RCSO for questioning

    Friday, January 12 2018 5:36 AM EST2018-01-12 10:36:00 GMT
    Suspects wanted for questioning; Source: Richmond County Sheriff's OfficeSuspects wanted for questioning; Source: Richmond County Sheriff's Office

    Two men are wanted by the Richmond County Sheriff's Office. These two suspects are wanted for...

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    Two men are wanted by the Richmond County Sheriff's Office. These two suspects are wanted for...

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  • Augusta icon, Honorable D. Douglas Barnard Jr. dies at age 95

    Augusta icon, Honorable D. Douglas Barnard Jr. dies at age 95

    Friday, January 12 2018 5:10 AM EST2018-01-12 10:10:24 GMT
    D. Doug Barnard dies at 95; Source: www.congress.govD. Doug Barnard dies at 95; Source: www.congress.gov

    The Honorable D. Douglas Barnard Jr. has died at age 95.  According to Platts Funeral Home, Barnard died...

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    The Honorable D. Douglas Barnard Jr. has died at age 95.  According to Platts Funeral Home, Barnard died...

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  • New patient transport units donated to Joseph M. Still Burn Center

    New patient transport units donated to Joseph M. Still Burn Center

    Thursday, January 11 2018 9:50 PM EST2018-01-12 02:50:04 GMT
    New patient transport units donated to  Joseph M. Still Burn Center (WFXG)New patient transport units donated to Joseph M. Still Burn Center (WFXG)

    Some new wheels were donated to the Joseph M. Still Burn Center. Zachariah Taylor is a burn patient at the Doctor's Hospital. He and his sister, Kimberley Nails got to test out the stylish rides that will be used to transport children to surgery and for follow up appointments.

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    Some new wheels were donated to the Joseph M. Still Burn Center. Zachariah Taylor is a burn patient at the Doctor's Hospital. He and his sister, Kimberley Nails got to test out the stylish rides that will be used to transport children to surgery and for follow up appointments.

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  • More Festivals & Events in the works in the Augusta area for 2018

    More Festivals & Events in the works in the Augusta area for 2018

    Thursday, January 11 2018 11:41 AM EST2018-01-11 16:41:10 GMT
    Could we be seeing more big events being hosted right here in the C-S-R-A?  City Leaders voted on Tuesday to pay the PR Firm First Foundry $75,000 and 15% of Sponsorships for them to do the leg work of finding ways to better the existing events and creating new ones. As it stands, there are 3 big events Parks & Rec are planning for this year.  April - Barbeque Festival October - Trick or Treat Event Some point during this year - Children's Festival. The Departm...More >>
    Could we be seeing more big events being hosted right here in the C-S-R-A?  City Leaders voted on Tuesday to pay the PR Firm First Foundry $75,000 and 15% of Sponsorships for them to do the leg work of finding ways to better the existing events and creating new ones. As it stands, there are 3 big events Parks & Rec are planning for this year.  April - Barbeque Festival October - Trick or Treat Event Some point during this year - Children's Festival. The Departm...More >>
  • Redds Branch Shooting Incident

    Redds Branch Shooting Incident

    Thursday, January 11 2018 11:00 AM EST2018-01-11 16:00:25 GMT
    Suspect: Elijah BagwellSuspect: Elijah Bagwell
    On January 10th, around 2:07 pm, the Aiken County Sheriff’s Office responded to Redds Branch Road for a shooting. When the responding deputies arrived on scene at 176 Redds Branch Road, they located one female victim inside the home, suffering from an apparent gunshot wound to her lower left leg. She was later transported to a hospital for medical treatment by Aiken County EMS. One resident, Robert Teeter, told deputies that while he was in his back yard, the suspect, Elijah Bag...More >>
    On January 10th, around 2:07 pm, the Aiken County Sheriff’s Office responded to Redds Branch Road for a shooting. When the responding deputies arrived on scene at 176 Redds Branch Road, they located one female victim inside the home, suffering from an apparent gunshot wound to her lower left leg. She was later transported to a hospital for medical treatment by Aiken County EMS. One resident, Robert Teeter, told deputies that while he was in his back yard, the suspect, Elijah Bag...More >>
  • TEDxAugusta Is Less Than One Month Away

    TEDxAugusta Is Less Than One Month Away

    Thursday, January 11 2018 10:23 AM EST2018-01-11 15:23:23 GMT
    Credit: TEDxAugustaCredit: TEDxAugusta

    TEDxAugusta 2018 is less than one month away, and everyone is encouraged to get their tickets as soon as possible for this exciting event! On February 3, 2018, event attendees will hear both local and national speakers – 18 in all – give talks centered around this year’s theme, Venture. The 18 speakers and their talks are: Ashish Thakur: A life turned upside down in a small southern town, then turned back around. Colin Owen: Hi, You Might Know Me. Jame Geathers...

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    TEDxAugusta 2018 is less than one month away, and everyone is encouraged to get their tickets as soon as possible for this exciting event! On February 3, 2018, event attendees will hear both local and national speakers – 18 in all – give talks centered around this year’s theme, Venture. The 18 speakers and their talks are: Ashish Thakur: A life turned upside down in a small southern town, then turned back around. Colin Owen: Hi, You Might Know Me. Jame Geathers...

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  • Wrap up of the Augusta-Richmond County Meeting on January 9th

    Wrap up of the Augusta-Richmond County Meeting on January 9th

    Thursday, January 11 2018 10:20 AM EST2018-01-11 15:20:51 GMT
    Augusta Commission Sign (WFXG)Augusta Commission Sign (WFXG)
    Another candidate has announced his intent to run for a seat on the Augusta-Richmond County Commission. Brandon Garrett will campaign for the District 8 seat, which is currently held by Wayne Guilfoyle. Garret say's he's been living in Richmond County the past 15 years and has served 2 years on the Planning Commission. Garrett wants more development targeting his rural district while insisting his focus will be on the entire Augusta area.  "We really need to work on unifyi...More >>
    Another candidate has announced his intent to run for a seat on the Augusta-Richmond County Commission. Brandon Garrett will campaign for the District 8 seat, which is currently held by Wayne Guilfoyle. Garret say's he's been living in Richmond County the past 15 years and has served 2 years on the Planning Commission. Garrett wants more development targeting his rural district while insisting his focus will be on the entire Augusta area.  "We really need to work on unifyi...More >>
  • One shot in overnight Hephzibah shooting

    One shot in overnight Hephzibah shooting

    Thursday, January 11 2018 10:06 AM EST2018-01-11 15:06:01 GMT
    Overnight shooting in Hephzibah lands one in the hospital; Source: WFXGOvernight shooting in Hephzibah lands one in the hospital; Source: WFXG

    An overnight shooting in Hephzibah resulted in one person shot. The incident happened on Jan. 11 at about 4:50 a.m. officers responded to...

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    An overnight shooting in Hephzibah resulted in one person shot. The incident happened on Jan. 11 at about 4:50 a.m. officers responded to...

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  • South Carolina Counties Received Approximately $209.9 million in Property Taxes from SCANA and its Subsidiaries in 2017

    South Carolina Counties Received Approximately $209.9 million in Property Taxes from SCANA and its Subsidiaries in 2017

    Thursday, January 11 2018 9:31 AM EST2018-01-11 14:31:26 GMT
    SCE&G logoSCE&G logo
    SCANA Corporation and its subsidiaries paid South Carolina counties more than $209 million in property taxes for property assessed in 2017.   “These funds are essential to the counties throughout the state,” said Iris Griffin, chief financial officer for SCANA. “From funding local law enforcement agencies and helping students receive a quality education, to maintaining public streets and roadways, these dollars help residents of South Carolina in very meaningfu...More >>
    SCANA Corporation and its subsidiaries paid South Carolina counties more than $209 million in property taxes for property assessed in 2017.   “These funds are essential to the counties throughout the state,” said Iris Griffin, chief financial officer for SCANA. “From funding local law enforcement agencies and helping students receive a quality education, to maintaining public streets and roadways, these dollars help residents of South Carolina in very meaningfu...More >>
  • ADPS to receive PETA award for dog rescue

    ADPS to receive PETA award for dog rescue

    Thursday, January 11 2018 9:07 AM EST2018-01-11 14:07:40 GMT
    ADPS saves dog from truck fire; Source: PETAADPS saves dog from truck fire; Source: PETA

    The Aiken Department of Public Safety has a PETA award on the way for a dog rescue. On New Year's Day, ADPS responded to a...

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    The Aiken Department of Public Safety has a PETA award on the way for a dog rescue. On New Year's Day, ADPS responded to a...

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  • City of Grovetown closed for holiday

    City of Grovetown closed for holiday

    Thursday, January 11 2018 8:40 AM EST2018-01-11 13:40:19 GMT
    Source: WFXGSource: WFXG

    City Hall and all City of Grovetown business offices and recreation facilities will be closed on...

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    City Hall and all City of Grovetown business offices and recreation facilities will be closed on...

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  • FOTAS to hold special New Year animal adoption event

    FOTAS to hold special New Year animal adoption event

    Thursday, January 11 2018 8:06 AM EST2018-01-11 13:06:27 GMT
    BELLA THE DOG; Source: FOTASBELLA THE DOG; Source: FOTAS

    To celebrate the start of 2018, Friends of the Animal Shelter (FOTAS) and the Aiken County Animal Shelter (ACAS) are hosting a “New Year 2018” adoption event. The event will be...

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    To celebrate the start of 2018, Friends of the Animal Shelter (FOTAS) and the Aiken County Animal Shelter (ACAS) are hosting a “New Year 2018” adoption event. The event will be...

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  • Grovetown High School students grieve after fatal car crash

    Grovetown High School students grieve after fatal car crash

    Thursday, January 11 2018 6:37 AM EST2018-01-11 11:37:01 GMT
    Grovetown High School students grieve after fatal car crash (WFXG)Grovetown High School students grieve after fatal car crash (WFXG)

    A 17-year old student was killed in a car accident on the way to school on Old Louisville Rd. The Columbia County Sheriff's office is reporting that Shaylin Foster lost control of her car and collided with another car.

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    A 17-year old student was killed in a car accident on the way to school on Old Louisville Rd. The Columbia County Sheriff's office is reporting that Shaylin Foster lost control of her car and collided with another car.

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  • 3 credit card fraud suspects sought in Aiken Co.

    3 credit card fraud suspects sought in Aiken Co.

    Wednesday, January 10 2018 1:56 PM EST2018-01-10 18:56:29 GMT
    Warrenville credit card fraud suspects 9/16/17 (sourc: Aiken County Sheriff's Office)Warrenville credit card fraud suspects 9/16/17 (sourc: Aiken County Sheriff's Office)

    The Aiken County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help identifying three suspects in a credit card fraud case. On Sept. 16, 2017, the three suspects pictured in this article entered the Family Dollar on Augusta Road in Warrenville and used a stolen credit card to make purchases.

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    The Aiken County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help identifying three suspects in a credit card fraud case. On Sept. 16, 2017, the three suspects pictured in this article entered the Family Dollar on Augusta Road in Warrenville and used a stolen credit card to make purchases.

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  • Augusta Public Library hosts Harry Potter Book Night

    Augusta Public Library hosts Harry Potter Book Night

    Wednesday, January 10 2018 11:19 AM EST2018-01-10 16:19:48 GMT
    School books (WFXG)School books (WFXG)

    Harry potter fans this one’s for you! Harry Potter Book Night is happening at the Augusta Public Library on Telfair Street. It’ll be on February 1st at 5pm. Put on your favorite house colors and come celebrate everything Harry potter. 

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    Harry potter fans this one’s for you! Harry Potter Book Night is happening at the Augusta Public Library on Telfair Street. It’ll be on February 1st at 5pm. Put on your favorite house colors and come celebrate everything Harry potter. 

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  • Grovetown teen dead after crash on Old Louisville Road

    Grovetown teen dead after crash on Old Louisville Road

    Wednesday, January 10 2018 10:18 AM EST2018-01-10 15:18:56 GMT
    Crash on Old Louisville Rd. and Spring Creek Rd.; Source: WFXGCrash on Old Louisville Rd. and Spring Creek Rd.; Source: WFXG

    Old Louisville Rd. is shut down due to a crash. Columbia County Dispatch says...

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    Old Louisville Rd. is shut down due to a crash. Columbia County Dispatch says...

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  • 100+ year-old Dodge House of Grovetown torn down

    100+ year-old Dodge House of Grovetown torn down

    Wednesday, January 10 2018 9:48 AM EST2018-01-10 14:48:42 GMT

    The Old Dodge was the oldest house in Grovetown, sitting at over 100 years old. But as of today, the city’s historic landmark has since been torn down. It's the end of an era. "The Old Dodge House was part of the history of Grovetown," says historian Charles Lord.

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    The Old Dodge was the oldest house in Grovetown, sitting at over 100 years old. But as of today, the city’s historic landmark has since been torn down. It's the end of an era. "The Old Dodge House was part of the history of Grovetown," says historian Charles Lord.

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  • Richmond County authorities investigate overnight shooting

    Richmond County authorities investigate overnight shooting

    Wednesday, January 10 2018 7:22 AM EST2018-01-10 12:22:47 GMT
    Shooting on Gordon Highway; Source: (WFXG)Shooting on Gordon Highway; Source: (WFXG)

    Deputies in Richmond County are investigating a shooting. It happened Wednesday around 1:30 a.m...

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    Deputies in Richmond County are investigating a shooting. It happened Wednesday around 1:30 a.m...

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  • City Leaders approve to continue application process for grant for Trinity CME Church

    City Leaders approve to continue application process for grant for Trinity CME Church

    Wednesday, January 10 2018 6:09 AM EST2018-01-10 11:09:59 GMT
    A grant for the Old Trinity CME Church may become a reality thanks to city leaders The application process is moving forward for some $20,000 for maintenance and preservation of this more than 100 year old structure. Recently the Atlanta Gas Light Company did have a request to tear down the church due to contaminated soil, but that was denied. The church has been vacant for more than 20 years and the Executive Director of the Canal Authority is hopeful the 2-year legal battle to save...More >>
    A grant for the Old Trinity CME Church may become a reality thanks to city leaders The application process is moving forward for some $20,000 for maintenance and preservation of this more than 100 year old structure. Recently the Atlanta Gas Light Company did have a request to tear down the church due to contaminated soil, but that was denied. The church has been vacant for more than 20 years and the Executive Director of the Canal Authority is hopeful the 2-year legal battle to save...More >>
  • McAlister's Deli opening new restaurant in Grovetown

    McAlister's Deli opening new restaurant in Grovetown

    Wednesday, January 10 2018 1:30 AM EST2018-01-10 06:30:00 GMT
    Source: McAlister's DeliSource: McAlister's Deli

    McAlister's Deli will be opening its new restaurant in Grovetown this month.  It will open its doors at 230 Meridian Drive on Monday, January 15 at 10:30 a.m.

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    McAlister's Deli will be opening its new restaurant in Grovetown this month.  It will open its doors at 230 Meridian Drive on Monday, January 15 at 10:30 a.m.

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  • Abilene Baptist Church to host annual MLK Memorial Celebration

    Abilene Baptist Church to host annual MLK Memorial Celebration

    Wednesday, January 10 2018 1:22 AM EST2018-01-10 06:22:21 GMT
    Source: Abilene Baptist ChurchSource: Abilene Baptist Church

    Abilene Baptist Church will host the 31st annual Martin Luther King Junior Memorial Celebration on Monday, January 15. The event will start at 11 a.m. with a pre-musical celebration, followed by a service at noon. 

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    Abilene Baptist Church will host the 31st annual Martin Luther King Junior Memorial Celebration on Monday, January 15. The event will start at 11 a.m. with a pre-musical celebration, followed by a service at noon. 

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  • Fort Gordon holding Martin Luther King Day program

    Fort Gordon holding Martin Luther King Day program

    Wednesday, January 10 2018 1:14 AM EST2018-01-10 06:14:36 GMT
    Source: WXFGSource: WXFG

    Fort Gordon will observe Martin Luther King Day with a program on Thursday, January 11. It will be at 1:30 p.m. in Alexander Hall on Chamberlain Avenue.  This year's theme is "Remember! Celebrate! Act! A Day On, Not a Day Off!"

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    Fort Gordon will observe Martin Luther King Day with a program on Thursday, January 11. It will be at 1:30 p.m. in Alexander Hall on Chamberlain Avenue.  This year's theme is "Remember! Celebrate! Act! A Day On, Not a Day Off!"

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  • The owner of a puppy frozen to death is out on bond

    The owner of a puppy frozen to death is out on bond

    Tuesday, January 9 2018 8:16 PM EST2018-01-10 01:16:31 GMT
    The owner of a puppy frozen to death is out on bond (ADPS)The owner of a puppy frozen to death is out on bond (ADPS)
    An Aiken woman in court facing charges after Aiken Public Safety found a dog dead behind her home. Aiken Department of Public Safety updated the charges amending the charge of Cruelty to Animals to Ill Treatment of Animals.  Aiken Department of Public safety says Robyn Bacon has been released on bond after she left her two dogs in her backyard in the freezing cold last Tuesday. Investigators found one dog chained up shivering while in a cage next to it was a small puppy already ...More >>
    An Aiken woman in court facing charges after Aiken Public Safety found a dog dead behind her home. Aiken Department of Public Safety updated the charges amending the charge of Cruelty to Animals to Ill Treatment of Animals.  Aiken Department of Public safety says Robyn Bacon has been released on bond after she left her two dogs in her backyard in the freezing cold last Tuesday. Investigators found one dog chained up shivering while in a cage next to it was a small puppy already ...More >>
  • One person in custody after fire at Belvedere home

    One person in custody after fire at Belvedere home

    Tuesday, January 9 2018 8:05 PM EST2018-01-10 01:05:05 GMT
    Fire at home on Francis Dr. in Belvedere 1/9/18 (WFXG)Fire at home on Francis Dr. in Belvedere 1/9/18 (WFXG)

    The Belvedere Fire Department is working on a fully-involved structure fire on Francis Drive in Belvedere.

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    The Belvedere Fire Department is working on a fully-involved structure fire on Francis Drive in Belvedere.

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  • AU STEM students awarded research grants

    AU STEM students awarded research grants

    Tuesday, January 9 2018 7:06 PM EST2018-01-10 00:06:43 GMT

    Augusta University and Savannah River National Laboratory partnered together to award deserving students with STEM scholarships to further their research.

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    Augusta University and Savannah River National Laboratory partnered together to award deserving students with STEM scholarships to further their research.

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  • Columbia Co. Sheriff's Office searching for Walmart shoplifting suspect

    Columbia Co. Sheriff's Office searching for Walmart shoplifting suspect

    Tuesday, January 9 2018 1:38 PM EST2018-01-09 18:38:27 GMT
    Evans Walmart shoplifting suspect (source: Columbia County Sheriff's Office)Evans Walmart shoplifting suspect (source: Columbia County Sheriff's Office)

    The Columbia County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help identifying a suspect wanted for shoplifting at an Evans Walmart. On Dec. 29, 2017 and Jan. 4, 2018, the subject pictured in this article failed to scan items at the self-checkout at the Walmart Neighborhood Market on Evans to Locks Road and left without paying.

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    The Columbia County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help identifying a suspect wanted for shoplifting at an Evans Walmart. On Dec. 29, 2017 and Jan. 4, 2018, the subject pictured in this article failed to scan items at the self-checkout at the Walmart Neighborhood Market on Evans to Locks Road and left without paying.

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  • Water main break on Sumter St. SE in Aiken

    Water main break on Sumter St. SE in Aiken

    Tuesday, January 9 2018 10:42 AM EST2018-01-09 15:42:51 GMT
    Source: WFXGSource: WFXG

    Some Aiken residents are without water Tuesday morning while crews work to repair a water main break on Sumter Street SE.

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    Some Aiken residents are without water Tuesday morning while crews work to repair a water main break on Sumter Street SE.

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  • Victim's family speak out on deadly fire in McCormick

    Monday, January 8 2018 10:13 PM EST2018-01-09 03:13:55 GMT
    Victim's family speak out on deadly fire in McCormick (The King Family)Victim's family speak out on deadly fire in McCormick (The King Family)

    A gruesome discovery for firefighters in McCormick County this morning when four people are killed in a house fire. When crews arrived on the scene they found a double wide trailer, flames coming from nearly every window.

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    A gruesome discovery for firefighters in McCormick County this morning when four people are killed in a house fire. When crews arrived on the scene they found a double wide trailer, flames coming from nearly every window.

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  • Suspects sought for burglary at Young's Pantry

    Suspects sought for burglary at Young's Pantry

    Monday, January 8 2018 6:07 PM EST2018-01-08 23:07:13 GMT
    Young's Pantry burglary suspect (source: Columbia County Sheriff's Office)Young's Pantry burglary suspect (source: Columbia County Sheriff's Office)

    The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help finding two burglary suspects. At around 1 a.m. on Jan. 8, two suspects smashed a hole in the rear of Young's Pantry on S. Belair Road. The suspects stole cigarettes, cigarillos, and cash from inside the store.

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    The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help finding two burglary suspects. At around 1 a.m. on Jan. 8, two suspects smashed a hole in the rear of Young's Pantry on S. Belair Road. The suspects stole cigarettes, cigarillos, and cash from inside the store.

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  • Crash closes all lanes on Hwy 25 at Hwy 56 in Burke Co

    Crash closes all lanes on Hwy 25 at Hwy 56 in Burke Co

    Monday, January 8 2018 5:40 PM EST2018-01-08 22:40:22 GMT
    Burke County crash on Hwy 25 1/8/18 (source: Burke County Sheriff's Office)Burke County crash on Hwy 25 1/8/18 (source: Burke County Sheriff's Office)

    A crash has left all lanes of Hwy 25 in Burke County closed. The crash happened at the intersection of Hwy 25 at Hwy 56. One vehicle is overturned and power lines are down.

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    A crash has left all lanes of Hwy 25 in Burke County closed. The crash happened at the intersection of Hwy 25 at Hwy 56. One vehicle is overturned and power lines are down.

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  • Boil water advisory issued for Front St, Church St in Bath

    Boil water advisory issued for Front St, Church St in Bath

    Monday, January 8 2018 5:09 PM EST2018-01-08 22:09:19 GMT
    Boil Water Advisory; Source: WFXGBoil Water Advisory; Source: WFXG

    A boil water advisory has been issued for some residents in Bath. The Bath Water and Sewer District Board of Commissioners announced that due to an unexpected water main break Monday, residents on Front Street and Church Street should not use tap water without boiling it until further notice.

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    A boil water advisory has been issued for some residents in Bath. The Bath Water and Sewer District Board of Commissioners announced that due to an unexpected water main break Monday, residents on Front Street and Church Street should not use tap water without boiling it until further notice.

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  • High 5 4 Kids: Madison Harwell

    High 5 4 Kids: Madison Harwell

    Wednesday, May 31 2017 2:15 PM EDT2017-05-31 18:15:47 GMT
    Madison's got the smarts and the smooth swing to make her dreams a reality. (WFXG)Madison's got the smarts and the smooth swing to make her dreams a reality. (WFXG)

    College is tough. Taking college courses and finishing high school at the same time is tougher. For sixteen-year-old Madison Harwell, it's just another day in academia. At this rate, Madison will have her Associate's degree by the time she graduates from High School.

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    College is tough. Taking college courses and finishing high school at the same time is tougher. For sixteen-year-old Madison Harwell, it's just another day in academia. At this rate, Madison will have her Associate's degree by the time she graduates from High School.

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  • High 5 4 Kids: Cornell Harris

    High 5 4 Kids: Cornell Harris

    Wednesday, December 27 2017 9:08 PM EST2017-12-28 02:08:47 GMT
    This week on High 5 4 Kids, we're introducing you to one teenager who has his eyes set on the White House in the future. But right now, he's in the final stages of starting a mentoring group at his school.  It doesn't take much to notice Cornell Keshaun Harris. He's a Junior dual enrollment Student in Richmond County who plans to complete 8 college classes when he graduates high school. A testament he owes to his inner circle. "It's really encouraging to notice that f...More >>
    This week on High 5 4 Kids, we're introducing you to one teenager who has his eyes set on the White House in the future. But right now, he's in the final stages of starting a mentoring group at his school.  It doesn't take much to notice Cornell Keshaun Harris. He's a Junior dual enrollment Student in Richmond County who plans to complete 8 college classes when he graduates high school. A testament he owes to his inner circle. "It's really encouraging to notice that f...More >>
  • This is the season for Holiday Heart

    This is the season for Holiday Heart

    Sunday, December 24 2017 5:22 PM EST2017-12-24 22:22:05 GMT
    This is the season for Holiday Heart (wfxg)This is the season for Holiday Heart (wfxg)

    As you and your family prepare for tomorrow - doctor's hospital ER wants you to be mindful of a condition they see a lot of during this time of year. Its called holiday heart.

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    As you and your family prepare for tomorrow - doctor's hospital ER wants you to be mindful of a condition they see a lot of during this time of year. Its called holiday heart.

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  • High 5 4 Kids: Rudy Washington

    High 5 4 Kids: Rudy Washington

    Wednesday, December 20 2017 10:20 PM EST2017-12-21 03:20:45 GMT
    Bullying has been making headlines across our country for years. Right here in the C-S-R-A we now have a 12-year-old who has started a no bully zone rally.  There's not many things that 12-year-old Rudy Washington doesn't enjoy doing. "I love to sing, I love to dance, I love to play the drums. I play guitar but I really love giving. I love giving so much," he says. And his giving has already impacted thousands of students. Washington and his family recently moved to C...More >>
    Bullying has been making headlines across our country for years. Right here in the C-S-R-A we now have a 12-year-old who has started a no bully zone rally.  There's not many things that 12-year-old Rudy Washington doesn't enjoy doing. "I love to sing, I love to dance, I love to play the drums. I play guitar but I really love giving. I love giving so much," he says. And his giving has already impacted thousands of students. Washington and his family recently moved to C...More >>
  • TSA procedures updated at Augusta Regional Airport

    TSA procedures updated at Augusta Regional Airport

    Tuesday, December 19 2017 10:21 AM EST2017-12-19 15:21:57 GMT
    On December 12th the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) at Augusta Regional Airport (AGS) began new, stronger screening procedures for carry-on items. These new procedures are being employed at airports across the country. Passengers are now required to place all electronic items larger than a cell phone and edible items in individual bins. These changes will create a longer security checkpoint screening process. AGS asks all passengers to please take heed and arrive a mini...More >>
    On December 12th the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) at Augusta Regional Airport (AGS) began new, stronger screening procedures for carry-on items. These new procedures are being employed at airports across the country. Passengers are now required to place all electronic items larger than a cell phone and edible items in individual bins. These changes will create a longer security checkpoint screening process. AGS asks all passengers to please take heed and arrive a mini...More >>
  • UPDATE: Authorities investigate North Augusta gas station robbery

    UPDATE: Authorities investigate North Augusta gas station robbery

    Friday, December 15 2017 11:22 AM EST2017-12-15 16:22:33 GMT
    Source: WFXGSource: WFXG

    Breaking Overnight: Crews are responding to scene of robbery at the Save Stop gas station on Atomic road in North Augusta. According to dispatch, it happened around 4:30am.  This is a developing story. As soon as we learn more, we will update you online and on air. Copyright 2017 WFXG. All rights reserved.

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    Breaking Overnight: Crews are responding to scene of robbery at the Save Stop gas station on Atomic road in North Augusta. According to dispatch, it happened around 4:30am.  This is a developing story. As soon as we learn more, we will update you online and on air. Copyright 2017 WFXG. All rights reserved.

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  • Savannah River Remediation gives $5,000 to Salvation Army

    Savannah River Remediation gives $5,000 to Salvation Army

    Thursday, December 7 2017 11:35 PM EST2017-12-08 04:35:25 GMT
    Larry Ling, SRR Chief of Staff (left) presents a $5,000 check to Major David Phelps of the Salvation Army (Source: SRR)Larry Ling, SRR Chief of Staff (left) presents a $5,000 check to Major David Phelps of the Salvation Army (Source: SRR)

    The Savannah River Remediation has donated $5,000 to the Salvation Army to assist in covering needs spanning three counties- Aiken, Allendale and Barnwell counties. 

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    The Savannah River Remediation has donated $5,000 to the Salvation Army to assist in covering needs spanning three counties- Aiken, Allendale and Barnwell counties. 

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  • Gold Cross EMS holding Stuff an Ambulance event

    Gold Cross EMS holding Stuff an Ambulance event

    Thursday, December 7 2017 11:21 PM EST2017-12-08 04:21:42 GMT
    Source: WFXGSource: WFXG

    Gold Cross EMS is holding an event on Saturday, December 9 called Stuff an Ambulance.  They will be doing the event from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. a the Wal-Mart on Bobby Jones Expressway.

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    Gold Cross EMS is holding an event on Saturday, December 9 called Stuff an Ambulance.  They will be doing the event from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. a the Wal-Mart on Bobby Jones Expressway.

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  • 2 arrested after officials seize $1.2 million in cocaine

    2 arrested after officials seize $1.2 million in cocaine

    Monday, December 4 2017 3:34 PM EST2017-12-04 20:34:47 GMT
    (Source: Lowndes County Sheriff's Office)(Source: Lowndes County Sheriff's Office)

    Officials said in a press conference Monday morning that $1.2 million worth of cocaine was seized during a traffic stop on I-75. 

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    Officials said in a press conference Monday morning that $1.2 million worth of cocaine was seized during a traffic stop on I-75. 

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  • Man stabbed on Gus Street in Thomson

    Man stabbed on Gus Street in Thomson

    Sunday, December 3 2017 11:57 PM EST2017-12-04 04:57:50 GMT
    Source: WFXGSource: WFXG

    An arrest has been made after a stabbing on Friday, December 1 in Thomson. At around 3:30 a.m., the McDuffie County Sheriff's Office got a call about a stabbing on Gus Street. 

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    An arrest has been made after a stabbing on Friday, December 1 in Thomson. At around 3:30 a.m., the McDuffie County Sheriff's Office got a call about a stabbing on Gus Street. 

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  • BelkGives Mobile Mammography Center coming to Evans

    BelkGives Mobile Mammography Center coming to Evans

    Sunday, December 3 2017 11:43 PM EST2017-12-04 04:43:29 GMT

    The BelkGives on the Go Mobile Mammography Center will stop at Belk stores in Evans to offer free, convenient mammogram screenings.

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    The BelkGives on the Go Mobile Mammography Center will stop at Belk stores in Evans to offer free, convenient mammogram screenings.

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  • Redcliffe Plantation presents Christmas in the Quarters

    Redcliffe Plantation presents Christmas in the Quarters

    Sunday, December 3 2017 11:52 PM EST2017-12-04 04:52:59 GMT
    (Credit: South Carolina State Parks)(Credit: South Carolina State Parks)

    The Redcliffe Plantation State Historical Site is inviting the public to come enjoy their fun, family program "Christmas in the Quarters".  This will be very Saturday in December at 11 a.m.

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    The Redcliffe Plantation State Historical Site is inviting the public to come enjoy their fun, family program "Christmas in the Quarters".  This will be very Saturday in December at 11 a.m.

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  • High 5 4 Kids: Richard Crawford

    High 5 4 Kids: Richard Crawford

    Wednesday, November 29 2017 10:59 PM EST2017-11-30 03:59:02 GMT
    The Greenbrier WolfPack Men's basketball Team are currently 4-1 and has its eyes set on bringing home the 1st ever basketball championship.  There are 365 days in a year. And on any of those given days there's a good chance you'll see Richard Crawford in the gym sharpening his toolkit.  "Happiness. Somewhere I can release anger, somewhere I can just show the love for the game," says Crawford. Basketball is Life for Crawford. He says it's his sanctuary ...More >>
    The Greenbrier WolfPack Men's basketball Team are currently 4-1 and has its eyes set on bringing home the 1st ever basketball championship.  There are 365 days in a year. And on any of those given days there's a good chance you'll see Richard Crawford in the gym sharpening his toolkit.  "Happiness. Somewhere I can release anger, somewhere I can just show the love for the game," says Crawford. Basketball is Life for Crawford. He says it's his sanctuary ...More >>
  • In Aiken - free foot clinic in December

    In Aiken - free foot clinic in December

    Tuesday, November 21 2017 11:35 AM EST2017-11-21 16:35:47 GMT
    Credit: The Foot Institute FoundationCredit: The Foot Institute Foundation
    Location: Smith Hazel Recreation Center 400 Kershaw St. NE, Aiken, SC 29801 Date: Thursday, December 21 Event Time: 7 am to 7 pm FREE EVENT No appointment necessary Seen on a first come, first serve basis Must be in building 30 minutes prior to 7 pm to be seen Offering: Free Foot Examination and Consultation (Provided by Doctors of Physicians Footcare, SC) Information on Diabetes, Proper Foot Care, and Nutrition Giveaways Free Exam to include treatment of minor problems, ex Foot Pai...More >>
    Location: Smith Hazel Recreation Center 400 Kershaw St. NE, Aiken, SC 29801 Date: Thursday, December 21 Event Time: 7 am to 7 pm FREE EVENT No appointment necessary Seen on a first come, first serve basis Must be in building 30 minutes prior to 7 pm to be seen Offering: Free Foot Examination and Consultation (Provided by Doctors of Physicians Footcare, SC) Information on Diabetes, Proper Foot Care, and Nutrition Giveaways Free Exam to include treatment of minor problems, ex Foot Pai...More >>
  • Singing Christmas Tree tickets now available

    Singing Christmas Tree tickets now available

    Monday, November 20 2017 12:34 AM EST2017-11-20 05:34:13 GMT
    39h Annual Singing Christmas Tree (Source: Abilene Baptist Church)39h Annual Singing Christmas Tree (Source: Abilene Baptist Church)

    Abilene Baptist Church will present the 39th annual Singing Christmas Tree in December. The event will be held at the Church for three days: December 8 at 7 p.m, December 9 at 3 p.m and 7 p.m,and December 10 at 3 p.m. 

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    Abilene Baptist Church will present the 39th annual Singing Christmas Tree in December. The event will be held at the Church for three days: December 8 at 7 p.m, December 9 at 3 p.m and 7 p.m,and December 10 at 3 p.m. 

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  • Suspect Wanted in Connection to Barret Auto Sales Burglary

    Suspect Wanted in Connection to Barret Auto Sales Burglary

    Thursday, November 16 2017 6:42 AM EST2017-11-16 11:42:35 GMT

    The Aiken County Sheriff's Office needs your help identifying a man wanted for burglary at Barrett Auto Sales on Edgefield rd. We're told he entered the store by breaking the front glass door and stole an undetermined amount of money.

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    The Aiken County Sheriff's Office needs your help identifying a man wanted for burglary at Barrett Auto Sales on Edgefield rd. We're told he entered the store by breaking the front glass door and stole an undetermined amount of money.

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  • Kroger launches Can Hunger campaign

    Kroger launches Can Hunger campaign

    Sunday, November 12 2017 2:49 PM EST2017-11-12 19:49:53 GMT
    Kroger "Can Hunger" campaign; (source: WFXG)Kroger "Can Hunger" campaign; (source: WFXG)

    Augusta-area Kroger stores are helping feed families during the holiday season with its Can Hunger campaign.  From November 12 to December 24, Kroger customers can purchase $1, $3, or $5 icons to help provide food for area families in need.  

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    Augusta-area Kroger stores are helping feed families during the holiday season with its Can Hunger campaign.  From November 12 to December 24, Kroger customers can purchase $1, $3, or $5 icons to help provide food for area families in need.  

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  • Augusta YMCA Partners With Augusta Housing Authority

    Augusta YMCA Partners With Augusta Housing Authority

    Thursday, November 9 2017 6:48 AM EST2017-11-09 11:48:33 GMT

    The Greater Augusta Family YMCA is partnering with the Augusta Housing Authority and area businesses to provide brand new beds and linen for children of under resourced families. The program is called "A Place To Dream".

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    The Greater Augusta Family YMCA is partnering with the Augusta Housing Authority and area businesses to provide brand new beds and linen for children of under resourced families. The program is called "A Place To Dream".

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  • Aiken Technical College to host community health fair

    Aiken Technical College to host community health fair

    Sunday, November 5 2017 7:14 AM EST2017-11-05 12:14:13 GMT

    On Wednesday, November 15, the Aiken Technical College's health science division is hosting its annual Community Health Fair.  The Fair will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Student Activities Center gymnasium.  The event is free and open to the public.

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    On Wednesday, November 15, the Aiken Technical College's health science division is hosting its annual Community Health Fair.  The Fair will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Student Activities Center gymnasium.  The event is free and open to the public.

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  • Tow To Go Service Available for Halloween

    Tow To Go Service Available for Halloween

    Tuesday, October 31 2017 10:33 AM EDT2017-10-31 14:33:00 GMT

    According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, nearly 40 percent of all fatal crashes on Halloween involve a drunk driver.

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    According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, nearly 40 percent of all fatal crashes on Halloween involve a drunk driver.

    AAA and Budweiser wants to fight the fright by  asking all motorist to plan ahead if they are celebrating with alcohol.

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  • Suspect wanted for allegedly breaking into pickup truck

    Suspect wanted for allegedly breaking into pickup truck

    Saturday, October 28 2017 9:09 AM EDT2017-10-28 13:09:18 GMT
    Source: Richmond County Sheriff's OfficeSource: Richmond County Sheriff's Office

    The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is looking for a suspect after they say he was captured on video breaking into a black Dodge Ram pickup. Deputies says this happened at the 200 block of Hudson Trace on September 12. 

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    The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is looking for a suspect after they say he was captured on video breaking into a black Dodge Ram pickup. Deputies says this happened at the 200 block of Hudson Trace on September 12. 

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  • Nasal flu mist not available for this flu season

    Nasal flu mist not available for this flu season

    Wednesday, October 25 2017 8:54 AM EDT2017-10-25 12:54:49 GMT
    Flu vaccinations in Columbia County; Source: WFXGFlu vaccinations in Columbia County; Source: WFXG

    Flu season is in full swing but if your child usually gets the nasal mist...this year you'll have to do something different. If your kids were hoping to avoid the shot this year then this is bad news. 

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    Flu season is in full swing but if your child usually gets the nasal mist...this year you'll have to do something different. If your kids were hoping to avoid the shot this year then this is bad news. 

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  • National Guard Youth Challenge Academy offers Georgia residents second chances

    National Guard Youth Challenge Academy offers Georgia residents second chances

    Friday, August 11 2017 5:01 PM EDT2017-08-11 21:01:32 GMT
    Fort Gordon Youth Challenge Academy (WFXG)Fort Gordon Youth Challenge Academy (WFXG)

    Fort Gordon's National Guard Georgia Youth Challenge Academy gives teens from all over Georgia second chances. The course is 22 weeks long. Participants enroll, move to town, and settle inside barracks.

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    Fort Gordon's National Guard Georgia Youth Challenge Academy gives teens from all over Georgia second chances. The course is 22 weeks long. Participants enroll, move to town, and settle inside barracks.

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  • Southwest Airlines donates engine to Augusta Technical College

    Southwest Airlines donates engine to Augusta Technical College

    Wednesday, August 9 2017 6:23 PM EDT2017-08-09 22:23:52 GMT

    Augusta Technical College accepted a turbofan aircraft engine donation on July 19, 2017. This is from Southwest Airlines’ Dallas headquarters. The one hundred thousand dollar piece of equipment benefits Aviation Maintenance Technology students. Joey Turner, an Augusta Technical College Aviation Department Instructor explains: “It brings the virtual maintenance trainer to life for the students, and we’re able to work on the engine as well and be able to pull things o...

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    Augusta Technical College accepted a turbofan aircraft engine donation on July 19, 2017. This is from Southwest Airlines’ Dallas headquarters. The one hundred thousand dollar piece of equipment benefits Aviation Maintenance Technology students. Joey Turner, an Augusta Technical College Aviation Department Instructor explains: “It brings the virtual maintenance trainer to life for the students, and we’re able to work on the engine as well and be able to pull things o...

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  • Local charities donate new vehicle to Aiken resident

    Local charities donate new vehicle to Aiken resident

    Wednesday, August 9 2017 11:48 AM EDT2017-08-09 15:48:32 GMT

    Today, ACTS, or Area Churches Together Serving, Car Ministry provided local Aiken, South Carolina resident with an answered prayer.

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    Today, ACTS, or Area Churches Together Serving, Car Ministry provided local Aiken, South Carolina resident with an answered prayer.

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  • High 5 4 Kids: Maya and Tayla Rogers

    High 5 4 Kids: Maya and Tayla Rogers

    Wednesday, July 19 2017 5:57 PM EDT2017-07-19 21:57:18 GMT
    WFXGWFXG

    This week, we HIGH 5 Tayla and Maya Rogers 4 their interest in serving others. The twins work together to perform “Random Acts of Kindness.”

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    This week, we HIGH 5 Tayla and Maya Rogers 4 their interest in serving others. The twins work together to perform “Random Acts of Kindness.”

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  • Augusta veteran can see for first time in 40 years thanks to new technology

    Augusta veteran can see for first time in 40 years thanks to new technology

    Thursday, October 19 2017 4:08 PM EDT2017-10-19 20:08:00 GMT
    Joseph Johnson visits the Navy museum with his new "eyes" (WFXG)Joseph Johnson visits the Navy museum with his new "eyes" (WFXG)

    An 80-year old Navy veteran can finally see again. After losing his vision to macular degeneration 40 years ago, a new technology is giving Joseph Johnson his sight back.

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    An 80-year old Navy veteran can finally see again. After losing his vision to macular degeneration 40 years ago, a new technology is giving Joseph Johnson his sight back.

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  • VA Council throwing picnic for veterans, families

    VA Council throwing picnic for veterans, families

    Thursday, October 12 2017 8:07 AM EDT2017-10-12 12:07:25 GMT
    Source: WFXGSource: WFXG

    The Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center's Veterans Mental Health Advocacy Council is having its 5th annual picnic on October 20.  It will be from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Uptown campus gymnatorium.

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    The Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center's Veterans Mental Health Advocacy Council is having its 5th annual picnic on October 20.  It will be from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Uptown campus gymnatorium.

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  • Farmers to be celebrated at Aiken County Farmers Market

    Farmers to be celebrated at Aiken County Farmers Market

    Friday, October 6 2017 11:50 AM EDT2017-10-06 15:50:35 GMT

    On Saturday, October 21st farms and farmers will be celebrated at the Aiken County Farmers Market's Fall Festival. The annual festival is to show support for the farmers who provide produce to the area year round.  

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    On Saturday, October 21st farms and farmers will be celebrated at the Aiken County Farmers Market's Fall Festival. The annual festival is to show support for the farmers who provide produce to the area year round.  

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  • Walk to raise awareness on eating disorders coming to Augusta

    Walk to raise awareness on eating disorders coming to Augusta

    Friday, October 6 2017 9:44 AM EDT2017-10-06 13:44:02 GMT
    Source: WFXGSource: WFXG
    The National Eating Disorders Association(NEDA) and its national walk sponsor, Aerie, have teamed up to hold the 1st annual Augusta NEDA walk. The walk will take place on November 4 at Lake Olmstead Park. They are hoping to raise awareness for the seriousness of eating disorders, and build a supportive community around it. In the U.S. 20 million women and 10 million men suffer from clinically diagnosed eating disorders. The walk starts at 10 a.m. with registration beginning at 9 a...More >>
    The National Eating Disorders Association(NEDA) and its national walk sponsor, Aerie, have teamed up to hold the 1st annual Augusta NEDA walk. The walk will take place on November 4 at Lake Olmstead Park. They are hoping to raise awareness for the seriousness of eating disorders, and build a supportive community around it. In the U.S. 20 million women and 10 million men suffer from clinically diagnosed eating disorders. The walk starts at 10 a.m. with registration beginning at 9 a...More >>
  • Commissioners delay vote that limit's how much city provides for non-profits

    Commissioners delay vote that limit's how much city provides for non-profits

    Tuesday, October 3 2017 9:05 PM EDT2017-10-04 01:05:50 GMT
    Augusta Commission Sign (WFXG)Augusta Commission Sign (WFXG)

    Commissioners still don't have an answer on limiting city money to non-profits or if the city even should. The measure will target all non-profits, except 3 allowing those organizations to receive more then $100,000.  Some Commissioners arguing that special treatment shouldn't be granted to just a handful of non-profits We have a close eye on this developing story. Copyright 2017 WFXG. All rights reserved.

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    Commissioners still don't have an answer on limiting city money to non-profits or if the city even should. The measure will target all non-profits, except 3 allowing those organizations to receive more then $100,000.  Some Commissioners arguing that special treatment shouldn't be granted to just a handful of non-profits We have a close eye on this developing story. Copyright 2017 WFXG. All rights reserved.

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  • Fort Gordon To Host Job Fair Oct. 3rd

    Fort Gordon To Host Job Fair Oct. 3rd

    Monday, October 2 2017 9:21 AM EDT2017-10-02 13:21:39 GMT
    Fort Gordon (WXFG)Fort Gordon (WXFG)

    All  job seekers are invited to attend the Fort Gordon Job Fair, Tuesday, October 3rd.  It will take place at the U.S. Army Reserve center on 719 15th St. from 9:30am to 1:00pm. 

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    All  job seekers are invited to attend the Fort Gordon Job Fair, Tuesday, October 3rd.  It will take place at the U.S. Army Reserve center on 719 15th St. from 9:30am to 1:00pm. 

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  • VA Hospital honoring Vietnam War Veterans

    VA Hospital honoring Vietnam War Veterans

    Thursday, September 28 2017 8:27 PM EDT2017-09-29 00:27:59 GMT
    A big day for 50 Vietnam War Veterans. The VA Hospital honored them on Thursday with a certificate and a pin ceremony. This ceremony is held twice a year honoring these veterans, and it got the stamp of approval from Governor Deal. He requested all VA's in the state of Georgia host these celebrations.  Copyright 2017 WFXG. All rights reserved.More >>
    A big day for 50 Vietnam War Veterans. The VA Hospital honored them on Thursday with a certificate and a pin ceremony. This ceremony is held twice a year honoring these veterans, and it got the stamp of approval from Governor Deal. He requested all VA's in the state of Georgia host these celebrations.  Copyright 2017 WFXG. All rights reserved.More >>
  • Lake Forrest Hills Elementary to Celebrate International Walk to School Day on Oct. 4th

    Lake Forrest Hills Elementary to Celebrate International Walk to School Day on Oct. 4th

    Wednesday, September 27 2017 6:37 AM EDT2017-09-27 10:37:17 GMT

    Lake Forest Hills Elementary in Augusta, will join schools form 40 different countries to celebrate International Walk to School Day on October 4th. Approximately 100 students from Lake Forest Hills Elementary will be walking and rolling to school along with parents, teachers and community leaders.

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    Lake Forest Hills Elementary in Augusta, will join schools form 40 different countries to celebrate International Walk to School Day on October 4th. Approximately 100 students from Lake Forest Hills Elementary will be walking and rolling to school along with parents, teachers and community leaders.

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  • Redcliffe Plantation program on The Great Migration this weekend

    Redcliffe Plantation program on The Great Migration this weekend

    Thursday, September 21 2017 10:03 PM EDT2017-09-22 02:03:15 GMT
    Photo: A tour group in front of Redcliffe Plantation (Credit: South Carolina State Parks)Photo: A tour group in front of Redcliffe Plantation (Credit: South Carolina State Parks)

    Redcliffe Plantation State Historic Site is inviting the public to join them for a special program this weekend.  "From the Cotton Fields to the Cities" will be held on Saturday, September 23 at 10 a.m.  

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    Redcliffe Plantation State Historic Site is inviting the public to join them for a special program this weekend.  "From the Cotton Fields to the Cities" will be held on Saturday, September 23 at 10 a.m.  

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  • Residents seek insurance help after hurricane Irma

    Residents seek insurance help after hurricane Irma

    Tuesday, September 12 2017 7:38 PM EDT2017-09-12 23:38:23 GMT

    As Hurricane Irma leaves the CSRA, the damage of the storm has left many residents wondering what to do about their damaged property.

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    As Hurricane Irma leaves the CSRA, the damage of the storm has left many residents wondering what to do about their damaged property.

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  • Stay Bridge Suites hotel makes special accommodations for evacuees

    Stay Bridge Suites hotel makes special accommodations for evacuees

    Sunday, September 10 2017 3:17 PM EDT2017-09-10 19:17:24 GMT

    Hotels across the CSRA are booked to capacity with Hurricane Irma’s arrival quickly approaching. But the StayBridge hotel has made a few special accommodations for their evacuee guests.

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    Hotels across the CSRA are booked to capacity with Hurricane Irma’s arrival quickly approaching. But the StayBridge hotel has made a few special accommodations for their evacuee guests.

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  • Copy-Watch Hurricane Irma live stream from Sarasota

    Watch Hurricane Irma live stream from Sarasota

    Saturday, September 9 2017 7:49 PM EDT2017-09-09 23:49:09 GMT
    Saturday, September 9 2017 7:49 PM EDT2017-09-09 23:49:09 GMT

    WWSB's streaming channel is keeping up with Irma's shifting path as it happens. Watch the live stream for up-to-date activity in that region. 

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    WWSB's streaming channel is keeping up with Irma's shifting path as it happens. Watch the live stream for up-to-date activity in that region. 

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  • Georgia DOT will limit lane closures of Labor Day Weekend

    Georgia DOT will limit lane closures of Labor Day Weekend

    Friday, September 1 2017 10:31 AM EDT2017-09-01 14:31:48 GMT
    GA DOT workers (source: GA DOT)GA DOT workers (source: GA DOT)

    The Georgia Department of Transportation will suspend construction related lane closures on the highways for the weekend. This will start Friday,

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    The Georgia Department of Transportation will suspend construction related lane closures on the highways for the weekend. This will start Friday,

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  • Aquinas vs. Laney marks 50th anniversary of integrated football in Richmond County

    Aquinas vs. Laney marks 50th anniversary of integrated football in Richmond County

    Friday, August 25 2017 9:48 AM EDT2017-08-25 13:48:22 GMT
    Source: WFXGSource: WFXG
    A historical football game is set for Friday night in Richmond County. Laney will be playing at Aquinas in a game marks the 50th anniversary of the first integrated football game in Richmond County. Tonight there will be festivities and a halftime ceremony to honor those who played in that game. It's shaping up to be a good one on the gridiron as well, last year Aquinas won on a game-winning field goal as time expired. Kickoff is at 7:30. Copyright 2017 WFXG. All rights rese...More >>
    A historical football game is set for Friday night in Richmond County. Laney will be playing at Aquinas in a game marks the 50th anniversary of the first integrated football game in Richmond County. Tonight there will be festivities and a halftime ceremony to honor those who played in that game. It's shaping up to be a good one on the gridiron as well, last year Aquinas won on a game-winning field goal as time expired. Kickoff is at 7:30. Copyright 2017 WFXG. All rights rese...More >>
  • GreenJackets lose both games of doubleheader against Tourists

    GreenJackets lose both games of doubleheader against Tourists

    Thursday, August 24 2017 9:14 AM EDT2017-08-24 13:14:32 GMT
    Image Source: GreenJacketsImage Source: GreenJackets

    The GreenJackets came up empty on Wednesday in Asheville losing both games of a doubleheader against the Tourists. 

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    The GreenJackets came up empty on Wednesday in Asheville losing both games of a doubleheader against the Tourists. 

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  • Ewing has strong day at the plate, GreenJackets top RiverDogs 3-1

    Ewing has strong day at the plate, GreenJackets top RiverDogs 3-1

    Sunday, August 20 2017 10:44 PM EDT2017-08-21 02:44:28 GMT
    Image Source: GreenJacketsImage Source: GreenJackets

    Skyler Ewing's bat led the GreenJackets to a 3-1 win over the RiverDogs on Sunday night in Charleston.   

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    Skyler Ewing's bat led the GreenJackets to a 3-1 win over the RiverDogs on Sunday night in Charleston.   

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  • Do your pets need special glasses for the eclipse?

    Do your pets need special glasses for the eclipse?

    Sunday, August 20 2017 3:10 PM EDT2017-08-20 19:10:46 GMT
    Murray is all ready for the eclipse at Lake Murray! (Source: Mandy Martin)Murray is all ready for the eclipse at Lake Murray! (Source: Mandy Martin)

    When the total solar eclipse hits in a couple weeks, you'll need to have legit glasses to view it to protect your eyes. But what about our animals' eyes?

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    When the total solar eclipse hits in a couple weeks, you'll need to have legit glasses to view it to protect your eyes. But what about our animals' eyes?

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  • VPSA boil water advisory in effect

    VPSA boil water advisory in effect

    Tuesday, August 15 2017 11:32 AM EDT2017-08-15 15:32:57 GMT
    boil water advisory; Source: WFXGboil water advisory; Source: WFXG
    A boil water advisory is in effect for customers of VPSA. The General Manager advises the customers of Valley Public Service Authority Water System residing in the area between Highway 421 and Stormbranch Road, including Old Stormbranch Road, Old Cherokee Road, Willingham Drive, Westside Drive and Diamond Street, to boil water vigorously for at least one minute before usage. The boil water advisory is in effect until further notice. The reason for the boil water advisory is because...More >>
    A boil water advisory is in effect for customers of VPSA. The General Manager advises the customers of Valley Public Service Authority Water System residing in the area between Highway 421 and Stormbranch Road, including Old Stormbranch Road, Old Cherokee Road, Willingham Drive, Westside Drive and Diamond Street, to boil water vigorously for at least one minute before usage. The boil water advisory is in effect until further notice. The reason for the boil water advisory is because...More >>
  • GreenJackets can't complete sweep, fall to Tourists 11-2

    GreenJackets can't complete sweep, fall to Tourists 11-2

    Sunday, August 13 2017 10:20 PM EDT2017-08-14 02:20:42 GMT
    Image Source: GreenJacketsImage Source: GreenJackets

    The GreenJackets missed an opportunity to sweep the Tourists on the road, falling to Asheville's team 11-2 on Sunday. 

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    The GreenJackets missed an opportunity to sweep the Tourists on the road, falling to Asheville's team 11-2 on Sunday. 

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  • GreenJackets finish suspended game, beat Tourists 8-6

    GreenJackets finish suspended game, beat Tourists 8-6

    Sunday, August 13 2017 6:02 AM EDT2017-08-13 10:02:55 GMT
    Image Source: GreenJacketsImage Source: GreenJackets

    The GreenJackets continued on their winning ways, beating the Tourists 8-6 in Asheville. 

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    The GreenJackets continued on their winning ways, beating the Tourists 8-6 in Asheville. 

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  • USC Aiken professor hosting eclipse event

    USC Aiken professor hosting eclipse event

    Friday, August 11 2017 10:32 AM EDT2017-08-11 14:32:58 GMT
    USC Aiken Professor Neil Miller is hosting a history of eclipses event on Monday. The event will be held at the Aiken County Library on Chesterfield Street. Miller, an instructor of physics, will share the history of eclipses and how to safely view the Eclipse on August 21st. He will also suggest the best local spots to catch the eclipse. The event starts at 2:30 p.m. and is open to the public. Copyright 2017 WFXG. All rights reserved. More >>
    USC Aiken Professor Neil Miller is hosting a history of eclipses event on Monday. The event will be held at the Aiken County Library on Chesterfield Street. Miller, an instructor of physics, will share the history of eclipses and how to safely view the Eclipse on August 21st. He will also suggest the best local spots to catch the eclipse. The event starts at 2:30 p.m. and is open to the public. Copyright 2017 WFXG. All rights reserved. More >>
  • Rep. Rick Allen to speak at Augusta-Richmond County GOP breakfast

    Rep. Rick Allen to speak at Augusta-Richmond County GOP breakfast

    Friday, August 11 2017 9:49 AM EDT2017-08-11 13:49:51 GMT
    Rep. Rick Allen (R-GA) (source: Rick Allen official website)Rep. Rick Allen (R-GA) (source: Rick Allen official website)
    Representative Rick Allen will be speaking at the Augusta-Richmond County GOP breakfast on Saturday morning. The breakfast will be at the Baymont Inn on Gordon Highway and start at 9 a.m. The breakfast costs $10 to attend. Rep. Allen will be speaking about local and national politics at the breakfast. Copyright 2017 WFXG. All rights reserved. More >>
    Representative Rick Allen will be speaking at the Augusta-Richmond County GOP breakfast on Saturday morning. The breakfast will be at the Baymont Inn on Gordon Highway and start at 9 a.m. The breakfast costs $10 to attend. Rep. Allen will be speaking about local and national politics at the breakfast. Copyright 2017 WFXG. All rights reserved. More >>
  • GreenJackets blow chance to sweep Fireflies, fall 6-4 in extras

    GreenJackets blow chance to sweep Fireflies, fall 6-4 in extras

    Sunday, August 6 2017 10:49 PM EDT2017-08-07 02:49:32 GMT
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    It looked like the GreenJackets were on their way to sweeping the Fireflies, but instead they fell in extra innings at Lake Olmstead Stadium on Sunday night.   

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    It looked like the GreenJackets were on their way to sweeping the Fireflies, but instead they fell in extra innings at Lake Olmstead Stadium on Sunday night.   

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  • GreenJackets win both games of doubleheader against Fireflies

    GreenJackets win both games of doubleheader against Fireflies

    Sunday, August 6 2017 6:35 AM EDT2017-08-06 10:35:14 GMT
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    The GreenJackets continued their recent dominance against the Fireflies by beating them in both games of a doubleheader on Saturday at Lake Olmstead Stadium.  Augusta is now on a three-game winning streak and is 8-2 in their last ten games against Columbia.  

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    The GreenJackets continued their recent dominance against the Fireflies by beating them in both games of a doubleheader on Saturday at Lake Olmstead Stadium.  Augusta is now on a three-game winning streak and is 8-2 in their last ten games against Columbia.  

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  • Richmond County schools to release early for Eclipse Day August 21

    Richmond County schools to release early for Eclipse Day August 21

    Monday, July 31 2017 11:02 AM EDT2017-07-31 15:02:34 GMT
    Richmond Co. Board of Education walk thru (WFXG)Richmond Co. Board of Education walk thru (WFXG)
    The Richmond County school system will release early on August 21. School will let out at 11 a.m. on August 21. Tier 1 dismissal will start at 10:45 a.m., Tier 2 at 11:30 a.m. and Tier 3 at 12:15 p.m. All in-school and after school care will continue as normal, except for those staffed by individual schools. Augusta will experience a total solar eclipse at approximately 2:40 p.m. Copyright 2017 WFXG. All rights reserved. More >>
    The Richmond County school system will release early on August 21. School will let out at 11 a.m. on August 21. Tier 1 dismissal will start at 10:45 a.m., Tier 2 at 11:30 a.m. and Tier 3 at 12:15 p.m. All in-school and after school care will continue as normal, except for those staffed by individual schools. Augusta will experience a total solar eclipse at approximately 2:40 p.m. Copyright 2017 WFXG. All rights reserved. More >>
  • Former SC Rep Chris Corley still facing felony charges

    Former SC Rep Chris Corley still facing felony charges

    Friday, July 28 2017 9:50 AM EDT2017-07-28 13:50:04 GMT
    SC Rep. Chris Corley (source: Aiken County Detention Center)SC Rep. Chris Corley (source: Aiken County Detention Center)
    The South Carolina Attorney General's Office is still prosecuting former state legislator Chris Coley, accused of beating his wife. Even though Chris Corley's wife requested to have the charges dropped, the former Aiken Rep faces a felony aggravated domestic violence charge. He could spend up to 20 years in prison for it. Corley's trial is set for August 7th. Copyright 2017 WFXG. All rights reserved. More >>
    The South Carolina Attorney General's Office is still prosecuting former state legislator Chris Coley, accused of beating his wife. Even though Chris Corley's wife requested to have the charges dropped, the former Aiken Rep faces a felony aggravated domestic violence charge. He could spend up to 20 years in prison for it. Corley's trial is set for August 7th. Copyright 2017 WFXG. All rights reserved. More >>
  • GDOT deep patching on Columbia Road

    GDOT deep patching on Columbia Road

    Friday, July 28 2017 9:30 AM EDT2017-07-28 13:30:31 GMT
    Source: WFXG GraphicsSource: WFXG Graphics
    Georgia DOT maintenance workers plan to patch an eastbound section of State Route 232/Columbia Road between Lewiston Road and Tudor Branch on Monday. This should only take a single day if weather permits. Work hours are roughly 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Expect delays and drive alert in the work zone. Copyright 2017 WFXG. All rights reserved. More >>
    Georgia DOT maintenance workers plan to patch an eastbound section of State Route 232/Columbia Road between Lewiston Road and Tudor Branch on Monday. This should only take a single day if weather permits. Work hours are roughly 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Expect delays and drive alert in the work zone. Copyright 2017 WFXG. All rights reserved. More >>
  • GreenJackets bats take over in 10-4 win against Fireflies

    GreenJackets bats take over in 10-4 win against Fireflies

    Friday, July 28 2017 9:29 AM EDT2017-07-28 13:29:00 GMT
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    The GreenJackets offense came up big on Thursday night, as they beat the Fireflies 10-4 in Columbia.  Augusta's win ended their 3-game losing streak.

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    The GreenJackets offense came up big on Thursday night, as they beat the Fireflies 10-4 in Columbia.  Augusta's win ended their 3-game losing streak.

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  • GreenJackets lose late lead, fall to Suns 7-6

    GreenJackets lose late lead, fall to Suns 7-6

    Tuesday, July 25 2017 8:55 AM EDT2017-07-25 12:55:37 GMT
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    The GreenJackets pitching let another one get away, as they lost to the Suns 7-6 on Monday night at Lake Olmstead Stadium.  

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    The GreenJackets pitching let another one get away, as they lost to the Suns 7-6 on Monday night at Lake Olmstead Stadium.  

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  • Weekend Blitz 7/17/17- 7/23/17

    Weekend Blitz 7/17/17- 7/23/17

    Friday, July 21 2017 10:34 AM EDT2017-07-21 14:34:30 GMT

    Alissa Holmes has your Weekend Blitz for 7/17/17- 7/23/17

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    Alissa Holmes has your Weekend Blitz for 7/17/17- 7/23/17

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  • GreenJackets fall to Delmarva 7-3

    GreenJackets fall to Delmarva 7-3

    Friday, July 21 2017 9:54 AM EDT2017-07-21 13:54:14 GMT
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    In a game that seemed like an offensive struggle, the bats started cracking for Delmarva in the Seventh inning as they beat the GreenJackets 7-3 Thursday night.  

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    In a game that seemed like an offensive struggle, the bats started cracking for Delmarva in the Seventh inning as they beat the GreenJackets 7-3 Thursday night.  

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  • Gordon Lakes Golf Club dubbed best golf course in the army

    Gordon Lakes Golf Club dubbed best golf course in the army

    Friday, July 21 2017 9:27 AM EDT2017-07-21 13:27:36 GMT
    Source: WFXGSource: WFXG
    It's no secret that Augusta is known for what many call the nicest golf course in the world. Only about 20 minutes away though, is the golf course the Army has dubbed the best in the entire branch. A quiet cruise through the foliage along Gordon Lakes makes it easy to forget you're on a military post. Sharing the same Georgia landscape as Augusta National, the feeling is very reminiscent. The fairways are wide open, island greens and fountains have given Gordon Lakes the distinctio...More >>
    It's no secret that Augusta is known for what many call the nicest golf course in the world. Only about 20 minutes away though, is the golf course the Army has dubbed the best in the entire branch. A quiet cruise through the foliage along Gordon Lakes makes it easy to forget you're on a military post. Sharing the same Georgia landscape as Augusta National, the feeling is very reminiscent. The fairways are wide open, island greens and fountains have given Gordon Lakes the distinctio...More >>
  • GreenJackets drop first game of Homestand to Shorebirds 3-1

    GreenJackets drop first game of Homestand to Shorebirds 3-1

    Thursday, July 20 2017 8:22 AM EDT2017-07-20 12:22:46 GMT
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    The GreenJackets lost the first game of their Homestand to the Shorebirds 3-1.  Delmarva held Augusta to just one run on four hits at Lake Olmstead Stadium on Wednesday night.

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    The GreenJackets lost the first game of their Homestand to the Shorebirds 3-1.  Delmarva held Augusta to just one run on four hits at Lake Olmstead Stadium on Wednesday night.

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  • Weekend Blitz 7/10/17-7/16-17

    Weekend Blitz 7/10/17-7/16-17

    Thursday, July 13 2017 9:02 AM EDT2017-07-13 13:02:00 GMT

    Alissa Holmes has your Weekend Blitz for 7/10/17-7/16-17

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    Alissa Holmes has your Weekend Blitz for 7/10/17-7/16-17

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  • D'Vine Creations Catering and Event-Planning to host Back to School Giveaway

    D'Vine Creations Catering and Event-Planning to host Back to School Giveaway

    Friday, July 14 2017 11:14 AM EDT2017-07-14 15:14:01 GMT
    Source: WFXGSource: WFXG

    D'Vine Creations catering and event-planning will host their annual back to school giveaway on Saturday, July 29th. The event will take place at noon at Crosland Park in Aiken . .

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    D'Vine Creations catering and event-planning will host their annual back to school giveaway on Saturday, July 29th. The event will take place at noon at Crosland Park in Aiken . .

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  • GreenJackets lose 7-1 to Tourists

    GreenJackets lose 7-1 to Tourists

    Tuesday, July 11 2017 8:12 AM EDT2017-07-11 12:12:14 GMT
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    The GreenJackets lost 7-1 to the Asheville Tourists on Monday night.  Augusta hoped to even the 4-game series, but lost the final game of their homestand at Lake Olmstead Stadium. 

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    The GreenJackets lost 7-1 to the Asheville Tourists on Monday night.  Augusta hoped to even the 4-game series, but lost the final game of their homestand at Lake Olmstead Stadium. 

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  • GreenJackets Take Two from Fireflies

    GreenJackets Take Two from Fireflies

    Thursday, July 6 2017 9:31 AM EDT2017-07-06 13:31:22 GMT
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    The GreenJackets are going for the sweep on Thursday, after they took the first two games of their series against the Columbia Fireflies. 

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    The GreenJackets are going for the sweep on Thursday, after they took the first two games of their series against the Columbia Fireflies. 

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  • Summer Splash Jam

    Summer Splash Jam

    Thursday, July 6 2017 7:11 AM EDT2017-07-06 11:11:29 GMT

    Come out for a fun day in the sun at the 2017 Summer Splash Jam. This event is one of Augusta's biggest block party's.

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    Come out for a fun day in the sun at the 2017 Summer Splash Jam. This event is one of Augusta's biggest block party's.

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  • High 5 4 Kids: Jaiden Harris

    High 5 4 Kids: Jaiden Harris

    Wednesday, July 5 2017 6:35 PM EDT2017-07-05 22:35:41 GMT

    This week on High 5 4 Kids, we're introducing you to a rising sixth-grader who is heading to the Junior National Young Leaders Conference. But she had to get creative to pay the steep $2,100 price tag.

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    This week on High 5 4 Kids, we're introducing you to a rising sixth-grader who is heading to the Junior National Young Leaders Conference. But she had to get creative to pay the steep $2,100 price tag.

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  • Doctors Hospital in Augusta breaks ground on multimillion dollar expansion

    Doctors Hospital in Augusta breaks ground on multimillion dollar expansion

    Monday, July 3 2017 11:26 AM EDT2017-07-03 15:26:07 GMT
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    Doctors Hospital is set to launch a $19.8 million expansion in July.  The hospital kicked-off the Emergency Department Expansion project with a groundbreaking Monday morning. The 14-month project will create a larger

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    Doctors Hospital is set to launch a $19.8 million expansion in July.  The hospital kicked-off the Emergency Department Expansion project with a groundbreaking Monday morning. The 14-month project will create a larger

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  • Richmond County Sheriff's Office looking for Shoplifting Suspects

    Richmond County Sheriff's Office looking for Shoplifting Suspects

    Friday, June 30 2017 10:27 AM EDT2017-06-30 14:27:28 GMT
    Source: Richmond County Sheriff's OfficeSource: Richmond County Sheriff's Office

    The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is looking for two shoplifting suspects.  Investigators say two women went into the Windsor Fine Jewelers at 2635 Washington road, and stole a valuable diamond bracelet. 

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    The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is looking for two shoplifting suspects.  Investigators say two women went into the Windsor Fine Jewelers at 2635 Washington road, and stole a valuable diamond bracelet. 

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  • Mother arrested for allegedly hitting children because they burglarized home

    Mother arrested for allegedly hitting children because they burglarized home

    A mother was arrested for felony cruelty charges after she allegedly whipped her three sons after she found out they burglarized a home.  

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    A mother was arrested for felony cruelty charges after she allegedly whipped her three sons after she found out they burglarized a home.  

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  • Weekend Blitz 6/23/17-6/25/17

    Weekend Blitz 6/23/17-6/25/17

    Friday, June 23 2017 11:24 AM EDT2017-06-23 15:24:24 GMT

    John Domol has your Weekend Blitz for 6/23/17-6/25/17

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    John Domol has your Weekend Blitz for 6/23/17-6/25/17

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  • UPDATE: Central Ave. repairs complete, roads to reopen Friday afternoon

    UPDATE: Central Ave. repairs complete, roads to reopen Friday afternoon

    Friday, June 16 2017 1:52 PM EDT2017-06-16 17:52:57 GMT
    Garbage truck stuck in sinkhole on Central Ave.; Source: WFXGGarbage truck stuck in sinkhole on Central Ave.; Source: WFXG

    The City of Augusta announced Friday afternoon that all work to repair the Central Avenue sinkhole have been completed. The closed roads are expected to sometime Friday afternoon.

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    The City of Augusta announced Friday afternoon that all work to repair the Central Avenue sinkhole have been completed. The closed roads are expected to sometime Friday afternoon.

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  • Weekend Blitz 6/12/17-6/18/17

    Weekend Blitz 6/12/17-6/18/17

    Friday, June 16 2017 10:35 AM EDT2017-06-16 14:35:21 GMT

    Alissa Holmes has your Weekend Blitz for 6/12/17-6/18/17

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    Alissa Holmes has your Weekend Blitz for 6/12/17-6/18/17

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  • Augusta Pride announces National HIV Testing Day events

    Augusta Pride announces National HIV Testing Day events

    Thursday, June 15 2017 10:13 AM EDT2017-06-15 14:13:18 GMT
    Augusta Pride has announced their National HIV Testing Day events: Friday, June 23rd 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the Augusta Commons Saturday, June 24th 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Augusta Commons Sunday, June 25th 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Paine College Heal Complex Tuesday, June 27th 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Walgreens on Wrightsboro Road Tuesday, June 27th 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Walgreens on Peach Orchard Road Wednesday, June 28 5 p.m. to 8 a.m. at Walgreens on Peach Orchard Road Copyright 2017...More >>
    Augusta Pride has announced their National HIV Testing Day events: Friday, June 23rd 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the Augusta Commons Saturday, June 24th 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Augusta Commons Sunday, June 25th 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Paine College Heal Complex Tuesday, June 27th 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Walgreens on Wrightsboro Road Tuesday, June 27th 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Walgreens on Peach Orchard Road Wednesday, June 28 5 p.m. to 8 a.m. at Walgreens on Peach Orchard Road Copyright 2017...More >>
  • Chick-fil-A in Augusta celebrating Fathers' Day

    Chick-fil-A in Augusta celebrating Fathers' Day

    Wednesday, June 14 2017 4:11 PM EDT2017-06-14 20:11:18 GMT
    Chick-fil-A logoChick-fil-A logo

    Chick-Fil-A will be celebrating Fathers' Day a little early. On Saturday you can bring in your dad and decorate a custom grilling apron and take family pictures in the photo booth.

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    Chick-Fil-A will be celebrating Fathers' Day a little early. On Saturday you can bring in your dad and decorate a custom grilling apron and take family pictures in the photo booth.

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  • 47th annual Ridge Peach Festival in Trenton

    47th annual Ridge Peach Festival in Trenton

    Wednesday, June 14 2017 3:56 PM EDT2017-06-14 19:56:00 GMT

    Peach enthusiasts, this is for you. The 47th Annual Ridge Peach Festival is happening this weekend.

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    Peach enthusiasts, this is for you. The 47th Annual Ridge Peach Festival is happening this weekend.

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  • Rubber Ducky Derby

    Rubber Ducky Derby

    Wednesday, June 14 2017 3:48 PM EDT2017-06-14 19:48:21 GMT

    Have you seen a rubber ducky in a race before? Well you'll have your chance to find out this weekend.

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    Have you seen a rubber ducky in a race before? Well you'll have your chance to find out this weekend.

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  • Weekend Blitz 6/5/17-6/11/17

    Weekend Blitz 6/5/17-6/11/17

    Friday, June 9 2017 9:59 AM EDT2017-06-09 13:59:45 GMT

    Alissa Holmes has the Weekend Blitz for Weekend Blitz for  6/5/17-6/11/17:

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    Alissa Holmes has the Weekend Blitz for Weekend Blitz for  6/5/17-6/11/17:

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  • Candlelight Music Series

    Candlelight Music Series

    Thursday, June 8 2017 10:23 AM EDT2017-06-08 14:23:35 GMT

    On Sunday, you can relax on the greens of the Augusta Common and listen to some live entertainment at the Candlelight Music series.

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    On Sunday, you can relax on the greens of the Augusta Common and listen to some live entertainment at the Candlelight Music series.

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  • Ballroom Dance Party

    Ballroom Dance Party

    Thursday, June 8 2017 10:08 AM EDT2017-06-08 14:08:38 GMT

    Ballroom in motion will host it's 2nd Saturday Dance Party.

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    Ballroom in motion will host it's 2nd Saturday Dance Party.

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  • Swap Bike Saturday

    Swap Bike Saturday

    Thursday, June 8 2017 9:57 AM EDT2017-06-08 13:57:07 GMT

    This Saturday you can enjoy a guided, gentle bike ride through Phinizy Swamp Nature Park.

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    This Saturday you can enjoy a guided, gentle bike ride through Phinizy Swamp Nature Park.

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  • Georgia man identified, arrested in connection to fatal hotel shooting

    Georgia man identified, arrested in connection to fatal hotel shooting

    Friday, May 26 2017 6:17 PM EDT2017-05-26 22:17:39 GMT
    Walter Murrey, 30, was identified by officers as the shooter in the incident. (Source: Sumter Police Department)Walter Murrey, 30, was identified by officers as the shooter in the incident. (Source: Sumter Police Department)

    A Georgia man has been arrested in connection to a fatal shooting that happened earlier this month outside of a hotel in Sumter. 

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    A Georgia man has been arrested in connection to a fatal shooting that happened earlier this month outside of a hotel in Sumter. 

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  • Weekend Blitz 5/22/17-5/28/17

    Weekend Blitz 5/22/17-5/28/17

    Friday, May 26 2017 2:19 PM EDT2017-05-26 18:19:09 GMT

    Alissa Holmes has the Weekend Blitz for 5/22/17-5/28/17

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    Alissa Holmes has the Weekend Blitz for 5/22/17-5/28/17

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  • Mega Memorial Day Fireworks

    Mega Memorial Day Fireworks

    Friday, May 26 2017 10:54 AM EDT2017-05-26 14:54:31 GMT

    If you're looking to enjoy some fireworks for Memorial Day look no further. The North Augusta Green Jackets will host a fireworks display.

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    If you're looking to enjoy some fireworks for Memorial Day look no further. The North Augusta Green Jackets will host a fireworks display.

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  • 8th annual Banjo-B-Q this weekend

    8th annual Banjo-B-Q this weekend

    Friday, May 26 2017 10:35 AM EDT2017-05-26 14:35:19 GMT

    On Friday, May 26th, the Annual Papa Joes Banjo-B-Q will be held at Evans Towne Center Park.

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    On Friday, May 26th, the Annual Papa Joes Banjo-B-Q will be held at Evans Towne Center Park.

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  • Aiken Memorial Day Parade 2017

    Aiken Memorial Day Parade 2017

    Thursday, May 25 2017 6:19 PM EDT2017-05-25 22:19:32 GMT
    Aiken Memorial Day parade (source: WFXG)Aiken Memorial Day parade (source: WFXG)

    The 2017 Aiken Memorial Day Parade will take place Saturday, May 27th. The parade will begin at 11:00 a.m. at the Aiken Train Depot. It will proceed down Park Avenue then turn right onto Laurens Street, ending at Betsy's on the Corner.

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    The 2017 Aiken Memorial Day Parade will take place Saturday, May 27th. The parade will begin at 11:00 a.m. at the Aiken Train Depot. It will proceed down Park Avenue then turn right onto Laurens Street, ending at Betsy's on the Corner.

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  • Weekend Blitz for 5/15/17-5/21/17

    Weekend Blitz for 5/15/17-5/21/17

    Friday, May 19 2017 10:13 AM EDT2017-05-19 14:13:10 GMT

    Alissa Holmes has your Weekend Blitz for 5/15/17-5/21/17

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    Alissa Holmes has your Weekend Blitz for 5/15/17-5/21/17

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  • 2017 Coin Show

    2017 Coin Show

    Friday, May 19 2017 10:11 AM EDT2017-05-19 14:11:44 GMT

    The Augusta Coin Club is holding a two day event May 19th and 20th.

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    The Augusta Coin Club is holding a two day event May 19th and 20th.

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  • James Brown Family Historical Tour

    James Brown Family Historical Tour

    Friday, May 19 2017 9:38 AM EDT2017-05-19 13:38:38 GMT

    The James Brown Family Historical Tour will take visitors around important sites throughout Augusta.

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    The James Brown Family Historical Tour will take visitors around important sites throughout Augusta.

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  • May Fest 2017

    May Fest 2017

    Friday, May 19 2017 9:30 AM EDT2017-05-19 13:30:21 GMT

    On Saturday, May 20th, May Fest 2017 will kick off. The event features a live concert with gospel, R&B and hip-hop.

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    On Saturday, May 20th, May Fest 2017 will kick off. The event features a live concert with gospel, R&B and hip-hop.

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  • Spring Fling in Grovetown

    Spring Fling in Grovetown

    Friday, May 19 2017 9:22 AM EDT2017-05-19 13:22:14 GMT

    Grovetown will host their Spring Fling this Saturday, May 20th at Liberty Park.

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    Grovetown will host their Spring Fling this Saturday, May 20th at Liberty Park.

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  • Jefferson Co. Sheriff's Office searching for escaped inmate

    Jefferson Co. Sheriff's Office searching for escaped inmate

    Thursday, May 18 2017 10:27 PM EDT2017-05-19 02:27:11 GMT
    Jacob Hollis Wilson (Source: Jefferson County Sheriff's Office's Facebook page)Jacob Hollis Wilson (Source: Jefferson County Sheriff's Office's Facebook page)

    The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office is searching for an escaped inmate who fled while on work duty.

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    The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office is searching for an escaped inmate who fled while on work duty.

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  • Westobou hosts second annual Spring Board

    Westobou hosts second annual Spring Board

    Thursday, May 18 2017 11:02 AM EDT2017-05-18 15:02:30 GMT

    Spring Board is a two night event put on by Westobou.

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    Spring Board is a two night event put on by Westobou.

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  • Thunder Over Evans 2017

    Thunder Over Evans 2017

    Wednesday, May 17 2017 7:04 AM EDT2017-05-17 11:04:11 GMT

    Thunder Over Evans will be held Saturday, May 20th on 7016 Evans Town Center Blvd. It's a celebration of Armed Forces Day with fireworks, music by The Salamanders and the U.S. Army Signal Corps Band.

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    Thunder Over Evans will be held Saturday, May 20th on 7016 Evans Town Center Blvd. It's a celebration of Armed Forces Day with fireworks, music by The Salamanders and the U.S. Army Signal Corps Band.

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  • Lucy Craft Laney Museum 2ND Annual Fundraising Golf Tournament

    Lucy Craft Laney Museum 2ND Annual Fundraising Golf Tournament

    Tuesday, May 16 2017 7:17 AM EDT2017-05-16 11:17:09 GMT

    This weekeND, Lucy Craft Laney Museum will host it's 2nd Annual fundraising golf tournament. It will be held Saturday, May 20th at the Augusta Municipal Golf Course on Highland Ave.

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    This weekeND, Lucy Craft Laney Museum will host it's 2nd Annual fundraising golf tournament. It will be held Saturday, May 20th at the Augusta Municipal Golf Course on Highland Ave.

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  • 55-year-old college football player's bucket list shrinks again

    55-year-old college football player's bucket list shrinks again

    Friday, May 12 2017 11:24 PM EDT2017-05-13 03:24:07 GMT
    Joe Thomas, Sr. walked across the stage at South Carolina State University Friday night to receive his college diploma. (Source: WISTV)Joe Thomas, Sr. walked across the stage at South Carolina State University Friday night to receive his college diploma. (Source: WISTV)

    For each and every South Carolina State University student who received a diploma Friday night, it’s a special achievement they’ll proudly have forever. 

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    For each and every South Carolina State University student who received a diploma Friday night, it’s a special achievement they’ll proudly have forever. 

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  • Weekend Blitz for 5/8/17-5/14/17

    Weekend Blitz for 5/8/17-5/14/17

    Thursday, May 11 2017 11:58 AM EDT2017-05-11 15:58:12 GMT

    Alissa Holmes has the Weekend Blitz for 5/8/17-5/14/17: Aiken Bluegrass Festival National Train Day Sista Strut Paddle Fest Mother's Day Concert The Bloody Win Tour Stamp Out Hunger Campaign

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    Alissa Holmes has the Weekend Blitz for 5/8/17-5/14/17: Aiken Bluegrass Festival National Train Day Sista Strut Paddle Fest Mother's Day Concert The Bloody Win Tour Stamp Out Hunger Campaign

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  • High 5 4 Kids: Kameryn Cooper

    High 5 4 Kids: Kameryn Cooper

    Wednesday, May 10 2017 11:36 PM EDT2017-05-11 03:36:21 GMT

    This week on High 5 4 Kids, we're introducing you to a 5th grader who's known by many as the hardest-working students in school. It seems there's never enough time in the day for Kameryn Cooper.

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    This week on High 5 4 Kids, we're introducing you to a 5th grader who's known by many as the hardest-working students in school. It seems there's never enough time in the day for Kameryn Cooper.

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  • Update on refurbishing city parks and community centers

    Update on refurbishing city parks and community centers

    Tuesday, May 9 2017 9:55 PM EDT2017-05-10 01:55:42 GMT
    Augusta Commission discuss sagging pants ordinance; Source: WFXGAugusta Commission discuss sagging pants ordinance; Source: WFXG
    Commissioners received an update on the refurbishing of several parks and community centers. The director says they already have a time-line based on their master plan. But some commissioners raised concerns about the parks that are in a dire need of upgrades need attention first. The director says it ultimately comes down to money and time. "We realized this is a big process. We're not going to do it in one or two SPLOST'S, it's going to take several SPLOST'S to comp...More >>
    Commissioners received an update on the refurbishing of several parks and community centers. The director says they already have a time-line based on their master plan. But some commissioners raised concerns about the parks that are in a dire need of upgrades need attention first. The director says it ultimately comes down to money and time. "We realized this is a big process. We're not going to do it in one or two SPLOST'S, it's going to take several SPLOST'S to comp...More >>
  • Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal signs 'upskirt photo' law

    Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal signs 'upskirt photo' law

    Monday, May 8 2017 11:06 PM EDT2017-05-09 03:06:49 GMT
    (Source: Councilwoman Debbie Johnson)(Source: Councilwoman Debbie Johnson)

    A new law officially signed Monday by Georgia's governor makes taking pictures up someone's skirt a crime.

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    A new law officially signed Monday by Georgia's governor makes taking pictures up someone's skirt a crime.

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  • Two hurt in Hephzibah shooting

    Two hurt in Hephzibah shooting

    Friday, May 5 2017 8:20 AM EDT2017-05-05 12:20:18 GMT
    Fair Woods shooting scene 5/5/17 (WFXG)Fair Woods shooting scene 5/5/17 (WFXG)

    Breaking News out of Hephzibah. Crews are responding to the Fair Woods neighborhood after they got a call about shots being fired in the area. The call came in at 4:27 a.m. It happened at the intersection of Barker Rd. and Karleen Rd. Injuries are unknown at this time, but we have crews on the scene and we will bring you more information as it develops. Copyright 2017 WFXG. All rights reserved.

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    People in the Fair Woods neighborhood are waking up to a large law-enforcement presence. We're told two victims are injured after an early-morning shooting.

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  • Weekend Blitz: Events for 5/5/17 - 5/7/17

    Weekend Blitz: Events for 5/5/17 - 5/7/17

    Friday, May 5 2017 10:28 AM EDT2017-05-05 14:28:08 GMT

    Alissa Holmes has your Weekend Blitz for the weekend of May 5 through May 8. 10th annual Marine Mud Challenge at Fort Gordon

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    Alissa Holmes has your Weekend Blitz for the weekend of May 5 through May 8. 10th annual Marine Mud Challenge at Fort Gordon

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  • Authorities search for Richmond County missing woman

    Authorities search for Richmond County missing woman

    Wednesday, May 3 2017 10:20 AM EDT2017-05-03 14:20:56 GMT
    Martha Walton missing woman; Source: Richmond County Sheriff's OfficeMartha Walton missing woman; Source: Richmond County Sheriff's Office

    The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is looking for a missing woman and they need your help to locate her. 59-year-old Martha Louise Walton was last seen April 28th around 700 Block of Lovell Circle. 

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    The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is looking for a missing woman and they need your help to locate her. 59-year-old Martha Louise Walton was last seen April 28th around 700 Block of Lovell Circle. 

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  • Update: Suspect arrested in connection with the fatal shooting at Carrie Mays Recreational Center

    Update: Suspect arrested in connection with the fatal shooting at Carrie Mays Recreational Center

    Sunday, April 30 2017 5:29 PM EDT2017-04-30 21:29:27 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media Stock Image)(Source: Raycom Media Stock Image)

    The Richmond County Coroner’s Office confirmed to WFXG the identity of a fatal shooting victim at Carrie Mays Park on 11th Avenue.

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    The Richmond County Coroner’s Office confirmed to WFXG the identity of a fatal shooting victim at Carrie Mays Park on 11th Avenue.

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  • USC Aiken and others hosts 'Family Earth and Sky Night'

    USC Aiken and others hosts 'Family Earth and Sky Night'

    Thursday, April 27 2017 12:03 PM EDT2017-04-27 16:03:55 GMT
    Family Earth and Sky Night; Source: USC AikenFamily Earth and Sky Night; Source: USC Aiken

    USC Aiken will be hosting a 'Family Earth and Sky Night'. The event is in celebration of National Astronomy Day and Earth Day. Guests can expect a fun night filled with planetarium shows, hands-on activities, night-sky viewing, viewing through the Bechtel Telescope and more. 

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    USC Aiken will be hosting a 'Family Earth and Sky Night'. The event is in celebration of National Astronomy Day and Earth Day. Guests can expect a fun night filled with planetarium shows, hands-on activities, night-sky viewing, viewing through the Bechtel Telescope and more. 

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  • Cinco de Mayo at the Square in North Augusta

    Cinco de Mayo at the Square in North Augusta

    Thursday, April 27 2017 11:10 AM EDT2017-04-27 15:10:53 GMT
    Cinco de Mayo celebration; North Augusta ForwardCinco de Mayo celebration; North Augusta Forward

    North Augusta Forward will be hosting Cinco de Mayo at the Square. The event will take place May 5th from 6 p.m.-10 p.m. It will be at the Truck Stop at Jackson Square. 

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    North Augusta Forward will be hosting Cinco de Mayo at the Square. The event will take place May 5th from 6 p.m.-10 p.m. It will be at the Truck Stop at Jackson Square. 

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  • Miss South Carolina stops by to discuss upcoming Miss USA pageant

    Miss South Carolina stops by to discuss upcoming Miss USA pageant

    Thursday, April 27 2017 8:29 AM EDT2017-04-27 12:29:39 GMT
    Miss South CarolinaMiss South Carolina
    If you missed our LIVE interview with Miss South Carolina, watch it here! Copyright 2017 WFXG. All rights reserved. More >>
    If you missed our LIVE interview with Miss South Carolina, watch it here! Copyright 2017 WFXG. All rights reserved. More >>
  • Evans Towne Center Park closed for Maintenance

    Evans Towne Center Park closed for Maintenance

    Tuesday, April 25 2017 11:55 AM EDT2017-04-25 15:55:57 GMT
    Evans Towne Center closed for maintenanceEvans Towne Center closed for maintenance

    Evans Towne Center Park will be closed for Maintenance. 

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    Evans Towne Center Park will be closed for Maintenance. 

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  • 6th Annual "Let's Talk About Sex Conference" at Augusta University

    6th Annual "Let's Talk About Sex Conference" at Augusta University

    Tuesday, April 25 2017 11:23 AM EDT2017-04-25 15:23:23 GMT
    "Lets Talk About Sex" Conference; Source: The Mckie Foundation"Lets Talk About Sex" Conference; Source: The Mckie Foundation

    The 6th Annual "Let's Talk About Sex Conference" is coming to Augusta. The Mckie Foundation in conjunction with Augusta University and the Students of Salvation will be hosting this event. The conference is abstinence-based and aims to encourage and inspire youth and young adults to make positive choices through relationship education, refusal-skill coaching, and character education.

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    The 6th Annual "Let's Talk About Sex Conference" is coming to Augusta. The Mckie Foundation in conjunction with Augusta University and the Students of Salvation will be hosting this event. The conference is abstinence-based and aims to encourage and inspire youth and young adults to make positive choices through relationship education, refusal-skill coaching, and character education.

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  • UPDATE: Grovetown teen has been found

    UPDATE: Grovetown teen has been found

    Saturday, April 22 2017 12:40 PM EDT2017-04-22 16:40:55 GMT
    Elijah Singleton (Source: Grovetown DPS)Elijah Singleton (Source: Grovetown DPS)

    Investigators say 14-year-old Elijah Singleton was last seen around 4:30 p.m. on Friday (April 21, 2017) in the Battle Street area of Grovetown. He was riding an orange mountain bike.

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    Investigators say 14-year-old Elijah Singleton was last seen around 4:30 p.m. on Friday (April 21, 2017) in the Battle Street area of Grovetown. He was riding an orange mountain bike.

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  • Original Voice of GSU Eagles, Nate Hirsch, passed away Sunday morning

    Original Voice of GSU Eagles, Nate Hirsch, passed away Sunday morning

    Sunday, August 28 2016 1:54 PM EDT2016-08-28 17:54:24 GMT
    (Source: Facebook)(Source: Facebook)

    According to reports, Nate Hirsch passed away Sunday in his Statesboro home. Hirsch was a husband, father, grandfather, community leader, and three-time Hall of Fame announcer, best known locally as the original voice of the Georgia Southern Eagles. He will be missed by many. Georgia Southern Athletics WTOC Dal Cannady Copyright 2016 WTOC. All rights reserved.

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    According to reports, Nate Hirsch passed away Sunday in his Statesboro home. Hirsch was a husband, father, grandfather, community leader, and three-time Hall of Fame announcer, best known locally as the original voice of the Georgia Southern Eagles. He will be missed by many. Georgia Southern Athletics WTOC Dal Cannady Copyright 2016 WTOC. All rights reserved.

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  • NASA to host 2017 International Space Apps Challenge in Augusta

    NASA to host 2017 International Space Apps Challenge in Augusta

    Friday, April 21 2017 11:43 AM EDT2017-04-21 15:43:32 GMT
    NASA Space Apps Challenge; THECLUBHOU.SE NEWSNASA Space Apps Challenge; THECLUBHOU.SE NEWS

    NASA will be hosting its 2017 International Space Apps Challenge here in Augusta. This Space Apps Challenge is a fun event where earth and space enthusiasts will help solve problems from natural disasters to conserving our water resources. The event will be from April 28th to April 30th in Downtown Augusta at theClubhou.se on Telfair St. 

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    NASA will be hosting its 2017 International Space Apps Challenge here in Augusta. This Space Apps Challenge is a fun event where earth and space enthusiasts will help solve problems from natural disasters to conserving our water resources. The event will be from April 28th to April 30th in Downtown Augusta at theClubhou.se on Telfair St. 

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  • UPDATE: Richmond County missing woman safely located

    UPDATE: Richmond County missing woman safely located

    Thursday, April 20 2017 9:04 AM EDT2017-04-20 13:04:02 GMT
    Shamiya Williams, missing; Source: Richmond County Sheriff's OfficeShamiya Williams, missing; Source: Richmond County Sheriff's Office

    Authorities in Richmond County are searching for a missing woman. 23-year-old Shamiya Williams has been missing since April 19 around 6:30 a.m. at her home on Johns Rd. They say that she suffers from depression and will require her medication.

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    Authorities in Richmond County are searching for a missing woman. 23-year-old Shamiya Williams has been missing since April 19 around 6:30 a.m. at her home on Johns Rd. They say that she suffers from depression and will require her medication.

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  • Columbia County authorities look to identify theft suspect

    Columbia County authorities look to identify theft suspect

    Wednesday, April 19 2017 9:56 AM EDT2017-04-19 13:56:12 GMT
    Walmart Theft suspect; Source: Columbia County Sheriff's OfficeWalmart Theft suspect; Source: Columbia County Sheriff's Office

    Authorities in Columbia County are looking for the public to help identify a suspect. The man pictured is wanted for theft from the Bobby Jones Walmart. He is said to have taken a television out of the store without paying for it and driving away. The vehicle is described as a black SUV that could possibly be a Trailblazer. 

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    Authorities in Columbia County are looking for the public to help identify a suspect. The man pictured is wanted for theft from the Bobby Jones Walmart. He is said to have taken a television out of the store without paying for it and driving away. The vehicle is described as a black SUV that could possibly be a Trailblazer. 

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  • 8-year-old needs Bone Marrow Donor

    8-year-old needs Bone Marrow Donor

    Tuesday, April 18 2017 9:46 AM EDT2017-04-18 13:46:20 GMT

    A bone marrow  registry drive  will be held this weekend for an  8-year-old boy in Augusta. Alex Moore was diagnosed with a rare disease called Sever Aplastic Anemia when he was 5-years-old.

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    A bone marrow  registry drive  will be held this weekend for an  8-year-old boy in Augusta. Alex Moore was diagnosed with a rare disease called Sever Aplastic Anemia when he was 5-years-old.

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  • Grovetown Man Wanted for Aggravated Assault

    Grovetown Man Wanted for Aggravated Assault

    Friday, April 14 2017 7:00 AM EDT2017-04-14 11:00:01 GMT

    Grovetown Public Safety needs your help in finding 26-year-old Ricardo Perez-Rosado.They say he is wanted for aggravated assault and possession of a knife during the commission of a crime. 

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    Grovetown Public Safety needs your help in finding 26-year-old Ricardo Perez-Rosado.They say he is wanted for aggravated assault and possession of a knife during the commission of a crime. 

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  • Greenwood man accused of shooting neighbor's dog in the face

    Greenwood man accused of shooting neighbor's dog in the face

    Monday, April 10 2017 9:29 AM EDT2017-04-10 13:29:22 GMT
    Source: IDASource: IDA

    Luke, a Malamute-Siberian Husky mix, was reportedly shot while the family was away visiting their grandmother.

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    Luke, a Malamute-Siberian Husky mix, was reportedly shot while the family was away visiting their grandmother.

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  • EF-2 tornado confirmed in Edgefield County

    EF-2 tornado confirmed in Edgefield County

    Thursday, April 6 2017 11:43 PM EDT2017-04-07 03:43:17 GMT
    Photo of severe weather damage in Johnston. (Source: WFXG)Photo of severe weather damage in Johnston. (Source: WFXG)

    A preliminary report of damage in Edgefield County has determined an EF-2 touched down near Johnston. 

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    A preliminary report of damage in Edgefield County has determined an EF-2 touched down near Johnston. 

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  • City of Johnston hard by severe weather

    City of Johnston hard by severe weather

    Thursday, April 6 2017 10:58 AM EDT2017-04-06 14:58:05 GMT

    Many folks in Johnston woke up to tons of damage and some were still without power. There are less than 3,000 people Johnston but it was one of the hardest hit in the CSRA.

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    Many folks in Johnston woke up to tons of damage and some were still without power. There are less than 3,000 people Johnston but it was one of the hardest hit in the CSRA.

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  • Storm survey crew confirms Microburst in Augusta

    Storm survey crew confirms Microburst in Augusta

    Wednesday, April 5 2017 8:49 AM EDT2017-04-05 12:49:47 GMT

    A preliminary report from the team was microburst/straight line wind damage near the city.

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    The downburst had 100 mph winds it in, which snapped numerous hardwood and softwood trees, one of which fell on a home.

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  • High 5 4 Kids: Cameron Wilson

    High 5 4 Kids: Cameron Wilson

    Wednesday, March 29 2017 8:50 PM EDT2017-03-30 00:50:28 GMT

    This week on High 5 4 Kids, we're introducing you to a high school senior who has risen to the top of the band world as a percussion player. Now, he has his sight set on playing on the national level. It's the sound of music that reminds Cameron Wilson that anything is possible.  "I remember being in middle school thinking it would be pretty cool to play music for a living but I was always a realistic kid," says Wilson. But for this Davidson Senior, his desire to play...

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    This week on High 5 4 Kids, we're introducing you to a high school senior who has risen to the top of the band world as a percussion player. Now, he has his sight set on playing on the national level. It's the sound of music that reminds Cameron Wilson that anything is possible.  "I remember being in middle school thinking it would be pretty cool to play music for a living but I was always a realistic kid," says Wilson. But for this Davidson Senior, his desire to play...

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