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  • Man wanted in connection with Big Oak Park murder

    Man wanted in connection with Big Oak Park murder

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 10:48 PM EDT2017-09-21 02:48:13 GMT
    Man wanted in connection with Big Oak Park murder (RCSO)Man wanted in connection with Big Oak Park murder (RCSO)

    Richmond County’s Sheriff’s Office is looking for a man who they believe is connected to last Sunday’s murder at Big Oak Park on Wheeler and Boy Scout Rd. 25-year-old Tyedon Burton is facing charges of murder and possession of a firearm.  Investigators say he is known to hang out in the area of Big Oak Park and was last seen driving a dark color four door sedan; possibly a Nissan Sentra. Burton is considered armed and dangerous. If you see him do not appro...

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    Richmond County’s Sheriff’s Office is looking for a man who they believe is connected to last Sunday’s murder at Big Oak Park on Wheeler and Boy Scout Rd. 25-year-old Tyedon Burton is facing charges of murder and possession of a firearm.  Investigators say he is known to hang out in the area of Big Oak Park and was last seen driving a dark color four door sedan; possibly a Nissan Sentra. Burton is considered armed and dangerous. If you see him do not appro...

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  • Artsy Me Downtown Third Thursday Nights

    Artsy Me Downtown Third Thursday Nights

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 6:48 PM EDT2017-09-20 22:48:28 GMT
    Every third Thursday of the month, Augusta’s Artsy Me Downtown hosts a Downtown Night from 6P-M to 9P-M. What could be better than an incredible meal while painting your own masterpiece? Cricket Willis/ Artsy Me Owner explains why this is such fun to attend at least once: “It’s the third Thursday of every month. So far we’ve kept it at the third Thursday. And its just a night for people to get out, go downtown. The good part is, we provide dinner from a local ...More >>
    Every third Thursday of the month, Augusta’s Artsy Me Downtown hosts a Downtown Night from 6P-M to 9P-M. What could be better than an incredible meal while painting your own masterpiece? Cricket Willis/ Artsy Me Owner explains why this is such fun to attend at least once: “It’s the third Thursday of every month. So far we’ve kept it at the third Thursday. And its just a night for people to get out, go downtown. The good part is, we provide dinner from a local ...More >>
  • UPDATE: 1 suspect identified in Warren Co. manhunt

    UPDATE: 1 suspect identified in Warren Co. manhunt

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 6:43 PM EDT2017-09-20 22:43:14 GMT
    Manhunt in Warren County (WFXG)Manhunt in Warren County (WFXG)

    A manhunt is underway in Warren County. An official on the scene tells FOX 54 on Tuesday night, a Georgia State Patrol trooper pulled over a vehicle for speeding. Three suspects in the vehicle fled: two male and one female.

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    A manhunt is underway in Warren County. An official on the scene tells FOX 54 on Tuesday night, a Georgia State Patrol trooper pulled over a vehicle for speeding. Three suspects in the vehicle fled: two male and one female.

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  • Manhunt underway for suspect in N. Augusta

    Manhunt underway for suspect in N. Augusta

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 4:47 PM EDT2017-09-20 20:47:33 GMT
    Wrecked vehicle after pursuit 9/20/17 (WFXG)Wrecked vehicle after pursuit 9/20/17 (WFXG)

    The Aiken County Sheriff's Office is assisting Richmond County Sheriff's Office with a manhunt on Jefferson Davis Highway in North Augusta.

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    The Aiken County Sheriff's Office is assisting Richmond County Sheriff's Office with a manhunt on Jefferson Davis Highway in North Augusta.

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  • Boil water advisory issued for area of Bath

    Boil water advisory issued for area of Bath

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 2:53 PM EDT2017-09-20 18:53:27 GMT
    boil water advisory; Source: WFXGboil water advisory; Source: WFXG

    Residents along Daley Drive, Lee Drive, Anthony Drive, Cathy Drive and Janson Street in the Bath that experienced an interruption of their service or low water pressure Wednesday should boil their water for at least one full minute before drinking or cooking.

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    Residents along Daley Drive, Lee Drive, Anthony Drive, Cathy Drive and Janson Street in the Bath that experienced an interruption of their service or low water pressure Wednesday should boil their water for at least one full minute before drinking or cooking.

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  • 2nd handgun found in 2 days at Augusta Regional Airport

    2nd handgun found in 2 days at Augusta Regional Airport

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 1:27 PM EDT2017-09-20 17:27:41 GMT
    Handgun found in carry-on bag at Augusta Regional Airport 9/20/17 (source: TSA)Handgun found in carry-on bag at Augusta Regional Airport 9/20/17 (source: TSA)

    For the second day in a row, TSA agents discovered a loaded handgun in a passenger's carry-on bag at Augusta Regional Airport.

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    For the second day in a row, TSA agents discovered a loaded handgun in a passenger's carry-on bag at Augusta Regional Airport.

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  • Public input wanted for Aiken bus route changes

    Public input wanted for Aiken bus route changes

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 12:12 PM EDT2017-09-20 16:12:35 GMT
    The existing fixed-route system between North Augusta and Aiken has changes on the horizon; LSCG.The existing fixed-route system between North Augusta and Aiken has changes on the horizon; LSCG.

    There are currently three main bus routes between North Augusta and Aiken and today's presentation intends to provide the public with changes it can get behind.

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    There are currently three main bus routes between North Augusta and Aiken and today's presentation intends to provide the public with changes it can get behind.

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  • Man wanted for taking forgotten money from ATM

    Man wanted for taking forgotten money from ATM

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 9:18 AM EDT2017-09-20 13:18:36 GMT
    Man wanted for stealing cash from ATM; Columbia County Sheriff's OfficeMan wanted for stealing cash from ATM; Columbia County Sheriff's Office

    A man is wanted in Columbia County for theft. Police say that on Sept. 15th, a man used the...

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    A man is wanted in Columbia County for theft. Police say that on Sept. 15th, a man used the...

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  • Aiken Fair Announces Golden Badge Contest

    Aiken Fair Announces Golden Badge Contest

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 6:36 AM EDT2017-09-20 10:36:03 GMT
    Western Carolina State Fair; Source: WFXGWestern Carolina State Fair; Source: WFXG

    The Western Carolina Faith is back for another year, and in good fashion. It's offering five lucky fairgoers the opportunity to win free admission into the 2017 fair everyday, plus unlimited access to rides.  

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    The Western Carolina Faith is back for another year, and in good fashion. It's offering five lucky fairgoers the opportunity to win free admission into the 2017 fair everyday, plus unlimited access to rides.  

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  • Pool safety tips after storms

    Pool safety tips after storms

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 9:02 PM EDT2017-09-20 01:02:48 GMT
    Pool safety tips after storms (wfxg)Pool safety tips after storms (wfxg)
    Irma is also impacting folks here in the CSRA. Since the storm there has been a major uptick on pool repair. According to Peachtree Pools and Spas they have received a lot calls about pools containing debris, bacteria, and chemicals that turn pools green. Service Manager Logan Phillips says this is common after hurricanes. And the best thing is to clean the pool immediately. "Put some type of extra sanitizer in there, hit it with a chlorine shock, and some type of algaecide. So t...More >>
    Irma is also impacting folks here in the CSRA. Since the storm there has been a major uptick on pool repair. According to Peachtree Pools and Spas they have received a lot calls about pools containing debris, bacteria, and chemicals that turn pools green. Service Manager Logan Phillips says this is common after hurricanes. And the best thing is to clean the pool immediately. "Put some type of extra sanitizer in there, hit it with a chlorine shock, and some type of algaecide. So t...More >>
  • Commissioners delay the decision again on renaming John C. Calhoun Expressway

    Commissioners delay the decision again on renaming John C. Calhoun Expressway

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 9:02 PM EDT2017-09-20 01:02:40 GMT
    John C. Calhoun name change debate (WFXG)John C. Calhoun name change debate (WFXG)
    Augusta Commissioners planned on discussing renaming the John C. Calhoun Expressway today. But for the 2ND straight meeting, it has been pushed back Commissioners say the reason the item was pushed back for another 2 weeks, because the meeting went over 3 hours and they were tired. The renaming of the expressway has been a controversial topic. Calhoun was known as someone who supported slavery in the 1800s.Some people say history should be left alone, one Commissioner doesn't think s...More >>
    Augusta Commissioners planned on discussing renaming the John C. Calhoun Expressway today. But for the 2ND straight meeting, it has been pushed back Commissioners say the reason the item was pushed back for another 2 weeks, because the meeting went over 3 hours and they were tired. The renaming of the expressway has been a controversial topic. Calhoun was known as someone who supported slavery in the 1800s.Some people say history should be left alone, one Commissioner doesn't think s...More >>
  • Protestors hold rally on Perimeter Parkway in support of DACA

    Protestors hold rally on Perimeter Parkway in support of DACA

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 7:34 PM EDT2017-09-19 23:34:51 GMT

    Some Augusta residents are not happy about Republican Congressman Rick Allen’s support for the removal of DACA, an immigration program brought into the US to allow minors to temporarily live, study, and work in America.

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    Some Augusta residents are not happy about Republican Congressman Rick Allen’s support for the removal of DACA, an immigration program brought into the US to allow minors to temporarily live, study, and work in America.

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  • Aiken Technical College Radiology graduates earn 100 percent pass rate

    Aiken Technical College Radiology graduates earn 100 percent pass rate

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 7:12 PM EDT2017-09-19 23:12:28 GMT

    Based off of a seven year tradition, Aiken Technical College’s Radiologic Technology class passed the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists Certification Exam with flying colors.

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    Based off of a seven year tradition, Aiken Technical College’s Radiologic Technology class passed the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists Certification Exam with flying colors.

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  • Kroger begins No Hunger No Waste initiative

    Kroger begins No Hunger No Waste initiative

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 7:03 PM EDT2017-09-19 23:03:37 GMT

    Kroger and Kroger Marketplace announced an initiative in every location on the map. This is based off of food sustainability internationally, nationally, and locally.

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    Kroger and Kroger Marketplace announced an initiative in every location on the map. This is based off of food sustainability internationally, nationally, and locally.

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  • UPDATE: Suspect identified in Big Oak Park shooting

    UPDATE: Suspect identified in Big Oak Park shooting

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 6:38 PM EDT2017-09-19 22:38:54 GMT
    Tyedon Dana Burton (source: Richmond County Sheriff's Office)Tyedon Dana Burton (source: Richmond County Sheriff's Office)

    The suspect in Sunday's deadly shooting on Lake Forest Drive in Augusta. Twenty-five-year-old Tyedon Dana Burton is being sought on charges of murder and possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime.

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    The suspect in Sunday's deadly shooting on Lake Forest Drive in Augusta. Twenty-five-year-old Tyedon Dana Burton is being sought on charges of murder and possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime.

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  • 5 planes damaged in fire at Barnwell Regional Airport

    5 planes damaged in fire at Barnwell Regional Airport

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 6:26 PM EDT2017-09-19 22:26:13 GMT
    Source: WFXGSource: WFXG

    Several airplanes were destroyed Tuesday afternoon after a fire broke out at Barnwell Regional Airport. According to the Barnwell County Fire Department, a hanger containing seven airplanes caught fire. The call came in at 2:07 p.m.

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    Several airplanes were destroyed Tuesday afternoon after a fire broke out at Barnwell Regional Airport. According to the Barnwell County Fire Department, a hanger containing seven airplanes caught fire. The call came in at 2:07 p.m.

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  • Gun discovered in carry-on bag at Augusta Regional Airport

    Gun discovered in carry-on bag at Augusta Regional Airport

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 4:18 PM EDT2017-09-19 20:18:10 GMT
    Handgun found in carry-on bag at Augusta Regional Airport 9/19/17 (source: TSA)Handgun found in carry-on bag at Augusta Regional Airport 9/19/17 (source: TSA)

    TSA agents discovered a loaded handgun at Augusta Regional Airport Tuesday morning. At around 10 a.m., agents discovered a loaded North American Arms .22 caliber revolver in a passenger's carry-on bag.

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    TSA agents discovered a loaded handgun at Augusta Regional Airport Tuesday morning. At around 10 a.m., agents discovered a loaded North American Arms .22 caliber revolver in a passenger's carry-on bag.

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  • Tee Off Fore Tatas tournament benefits AU Georgia Center Center

    Tee Off Fore Tatas tournament benefits AU Georgia Center Center

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 2:13 PM EDT2017-09-19 18:13:09 GMT
    Tee Off Fore Tatas (source: Apartment Association of Greater Augusta)Tee Off Fore Tatas (source: Apartment Association of Greater Augusta)

    The Apartment Association of Greater Augusta will hold its annual Tee Off Fore Tatas charity golf tournament Friday, Oct. 6 at Jones Creek Golf Course. The tournament raises awareness and support for breast cancer research at Augusta University's Georgia Cancer Center.

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    The Apartment Association of Greater Augusta will hold its annual Tee Off Fore Tatas charity golf tournament Friday, Oct. 6 at Jones Creek Golf Course. The tournament raises awareness and support for breast cancer research at Augusta University's Georgia Cancer Center.

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  • Suspect sought for attempting to cash stolen check in Columbia Co.

    Suspect sought for attempting to cash stolen check in Columbia Co.

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 2:04 PM EDT2017-09-19 18:04:17 GMT
    Check fraud suspect (source: Columbia County Sheriff's Office)Check fraud suspect (source: Columbia County Sheriff's Office)

    The Columbia County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help identifying a woman who they say attempted to cash a stolen check at First Citizens Bank on Columbia Road.

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    The Columbia County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help identifying a woman who they say attempted to cash a stolen check at First Citizens Bank on Columbia Road.

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  • Constitution Week at USC Aiken

    Constitution Week at USC Aiken

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 11:50 AM EDT2017-09-19 15:50:03 GMT
    Constitution Week is federally observed until Saturday, September 23; USC Aiken.Constitution Week is federally observed until Saturday, September 23; USC Aiken.

    Celebrating the history of the United States Constitution comes easy during USC Aiken's public discussions.

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    Celebrating the history of the United States Constitution comes easy during USC Aiken's public discussions.

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  • After Equifax breach, is there hope in protecting your private information?

    After Equifax breach, is there hope in protecting your private information?

    Monday, September 18 2017 10:43 PM EDT2017-09-19 02:43:46 GMT

    The Equifax fallout continues.  After the company announced that more than 140 million people's credit information had been hacked, many are asking the question, is protecting my identity hopeless?  One of the largest security breaches to date – Nearly 143 million customer's private information could be compromised. 2 weeks ago the Credit Agency Equifax announced hackers infiltrated it's security system months earlier.  Brandon McCrillis – Rendition Infose...

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    The Equifax fallout continues.  After the company announced that more than 140 million people's credit information had been hacked, many are asking the question, is protecting my identity hopeless?  One of the largest security breaches to date – Nearly 143 million customer's private information could be compromised. 2 weeks ago the Credit Agency Equifax announced hackers infiltrated it's security system months earlier.  Brandon McCrillis – Rendition Infose...

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  • Residents disagree on speed humps coming to Spring Creek Road

    Residents disagree on speed humps coming to Spring Creek Road

    Monday, September 18 2017 9:22 PM EDT2017-09-19 01:22:14 GMT
    Residents disagree on speed humps coming to Spring Creek Road (wfxg)Residents disagree on speed humps coming to Spring Creek Road (wfxg)

    Some residents in Columbia County are asking for speed humps in their neighborhood. They are hoping the humps will slow traffic back down to the speed limit. Then there are those who say the humps will put a dent in property values along Spring Creek Road. A request was submitted to Columbia County for speed humps on Spring Creek Road. The county always takes these request seriously because it is a quality of life issue. It is their standard policy to conduct a study. ...

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    Some residents in Columbia County are asking for speed humps in their neighborhood. They are hoping the humps will slow traffic back down to the speed limit. Then there are those who say the humps will put a dent in property values along Spring Creek Road. A request was submitted to Columbia County for speed humps on Spring Creek Road. The county always takes these request seriously because it is a quality of life issue. It is their standard policy to conduct a study. ...

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  • Augusta Canal Moonlight Music Cruise Lineup Announced

    Augusta Canal Moonlight Music Cruise Lineup Announced

    Monday, September 18 2017 6:58 PM EDT2017-09-18 22:58:57 GMT

    What could be better than an extremely relaxing start to your weekend? During Fall, the artists partnering with the Augusta Canal National Heritage Area are offering Friday Night Moonlight Music Cruises. Julie Boone, Education and Program Coordinator, elaborated: “Friday Night Music Cruise is one of our favorite, favorite programs.

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    What could be better than an extremely relaxing start to your weekend? During Fall, the artists partnering with the Augusta Canal National Heritage Area are offering Friday Night Moonlight Music Cruises. Julie Boone, Education and Program Coordinator, elaborated: “Friday Night Music Cruise is one of our favorite, favorite programs.

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  • Arts in the Heart vendors donate earnings to American Red Cross

    Arts in the Heart vendors donate earnings to American Red Cross

    Monday, September 18 2017 6:48 PM EDT2017-09-18 22:48:36 GMT

    All weekend, several Arts in the Heart vendors worked together to not only provide festival-goers with delicious meals but also serve others. Mukti Patel, Hindu Temple Society Vice President, explained why this is so important.  

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    All weekend, several Arts in the Heart vendors worked together to not only provide festival-goers with delicious meals but also serve others. Mukti Patel, Hindu Temple Society Vice President, explained why this is so important.  

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  • 3rd annual My Brother's Keeper Summit to feature Inky Johnson

    3rd annual My Brother's Keeper Summit to feature Inky Johnson

    Monday, September 18 2017 5:49 PM EDT2017-09-18 21:49:41 GMT

    The 2017 My Brother's Keeper Summit in Augusta will feature former University of Tennessee football player Inky Johnson. The summit will be held Saturday, Sept. 3- from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Augusta University's Summerville Campus.

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    The 2017 My Brother's Keeper Summit in Augusta will feature former University of Tennessee football player Inky Johnson. The summit will be held Saturday, Sept. 3- from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Augusta University's Summerville Campus.

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  • Work delays on Peach Orchard Rd. and U.S. 25 during resurfacing project

    Work delays on Peach Orchard Rd. and U.S. 25 during resurfacing project

    Monday, September 18 2017 5:39 PM EDT2017-09-18 21:39:26 GMT
    Delays on Peach Orchard Rd. (source: GADOT)Delays on Peach Orchard Rd. (source: GADOT)

    Expect delays as you travel U.S. 25 and Peach Orchard Road. Contractors will be working during daytime hours on a $3.3 million milling and resurfacing project from south of Tobacco Road to north of Lumpkin Road.

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    Expect delays as you travel U.S. 25 and Peach Orchard Road. Contractors will be working during daytime hours on a $3.3 million milling and resurfacing project from south of Tobacco Road to north of Lumpkin Road.

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  • SC has child passenger safety week

    SC has child passenger safety week

    Monday, September 18 2017 5:25 PM EDT2017-09-18 21:25:14 GMT

    It’s child passenger safety week for South Carolina Highway Patrol and they want to make sure that you are keeping your children safe. During this week highway patrolman will visit local schools to educate students and parents on state law and the proper way to have a child as a passenger.“First of all, you need to read the owner’s manual for your vehicle and also the owner’s manual for your car seat, that way you make sure that seat is the best fit for your p...

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    It’s child passenger safety week for South Carolina Highway Patrol and they want to make sure that you are keeping your children safe. During this week highway patrolman will visit local schools to educate students and parents on state law and the proper way to have a child as a passenger.

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  • Museums will waive entrance fee on Museum Day Live

    Museums will waive entrance fee on Museum Day Live

    Monday, September 18 2017 5:22 PM EDT2017-09-18 21:22:36 GMT
    (source: Morris Museum of Art)(source: Morris Museum of Art)

    This weekend, more than 1,300 museums will let you in for FREE! Smithsonian magazine will host "Museum Day Live" Saturday, Sept. 23. Museums across the country will waive admission for anyone who downloads a free ticket.

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    This weekend, more than 1,300 museums will let you in for FREE! Smithsonian magazine will host "Museum Day Live" Saturday, Sept. 23. Museums across the country will waive admission for anyone who downloads a free ticket.

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  • 6 CSRA chefs compete in Boys & Girls Club Burger Battle

    6 CSRA chefs compete in Boys & Girls Club Burger Battle

    Monday, September 18 2017 4:51 PM EDT2017-09-18 20:51:16 GMT
    Boys & Girls Club Burger Battle (source: Boys & Girls Club)Boys & Girls Club Burger Battle (source: Boys & Girls Club)

    Six of Augusta's top chefs will compete to see who has the best burger. The Boys & Girls Club will host their Burger Battle on Thursday, Sept. 18 at 6:00 p.m. It will be held at the E.W. Hagler Boys & Girls Club at 1903 Division Street in Augusta.

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    Six of Augusta's top chefs will compete to see who has the best burger. The Boys & Girls Club will host their Burger Battle on Thursday, Sept. 18 at 6:00 p.m. It will be held at the E.W. Hagler Boys & Girls Club at 1903 Division Street in Augusta.

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  • 2017 Augusta International Raceway Racers Reunion

    2017 Augusta International Raceway Racers Reunion

    Monday, September 18 2017 3:25 PM EDT2017-09-18 19:25:10 GMT
    1960 NASCAR Champion Rex White (shown here L-R with Jeremy Clements and Gary Spurling) has attended the reunion every year. Although he never won at the track, he was always a factor. Darlington, 2016 (source: Doug Allen)1960 NASCAR Champion Rex White (shown here L-R with Jeremy Clements and Gary Spurling) has attended the reunion every year. Although he never won at the track, he was always a factor. Darlington, 2016 (source: Doug Allen)

    The 14th annual Augusta International Raceway Preservation Society Racers Reunion will be held Friday, Sept. 15 and Saturday, Sept. 16. Events start Friday night at 6 p.m. with the Hall of Fame banquet and induction ceremony. Price per ticket is $20.

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    The 14th annual Augusta International Raceway Preservation Society Racers Reunion will be held Friday, Sept. 15 and Saturday, Sept. 16. Events start Friday night at 6 p.m. with the Hall of Fame banquet and induction ceremony. Price per ticket is $20.

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  • 4 arrested in Burke Co. drug bust

    4 arrested in Burke Co. drug bust

    Monday, September 18 2017 3:03 PM EDT2017-09-18 19:03:37 GMT
    Burke Co. drug bust suspects (source: Burke County Sheriff's Office)Burke Co. drug bust suspects (source: Burke County Sheriff's Office)

    Four suspects have been arrested in Burke County on drug charges after a month-long investigation by the Burke County Sheriff's Office. According to the sheriff's office, the Narcotics Division executed a search warrant Friday and as a result, four people were arrested.

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    Four suspects have been arrested in Burke County on drug charges after a month-long investigation by the Burke County Sheriff's Office. According to the sheriff's office, the Narcotics Division executed a search warrant Friday and as a result, four people were arrested.

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  • National Cheeseburger Day deals

    National Cheeseburger Day deals

    Monday, September 18 2017 12:20 PM EDT2017-09-18 16:20:38 GMT
    Cheeseburger (source: Pablo by Buffer)Cheeseburger (source: Pablo by Buffer)

    It's National Cheeseburger Day! Here are some places where you can get a cheesy deal.

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    It's National Cheeseburger Day! Here are some places where you can get a cheesy deal.

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  • Columbia Co. announces October events

    Columbia Co. announces October events

    Monday, September 18 2017 11:02 AM EDT2017-09-18 15:02:20 GMT
    Source: Columbia Co.Source: Columbia Co.

    Columbia County has announced some of their Halloween themed events taking place in October. SCREEN ON THE GREEN Everyone is welcome to come out and enjoy some movies on the big screen at the Columbia County Amphitheater. 

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    Columbia County has announced some of their Halloween themed events taking place in October. SCREEN ON THE GREEN Everyone is welcome to come out and enjoy some movies on the big screen at the Columbia County Amphitheater. 

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  • Making your car more economical

    Making your car more economical

    Monday, September 18 2017 11:00 AM EDT2017-09-18 15:00:31 GMT

    Whether you are taking one last road trip or hanging around town, a little preventive maintenance can end up saving you hundreds of dollars throughout the year.

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    Whether you are taking one last road trip or hanging around town, a little preventive maintenance can end up saving you hundreds of dollars throughout the year.

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  • Police looking to identify man wanted for stealing televisions

    Police looking to identify man wanted for stealing televisions

    Monday, September 18 2017 8:53 AM EDT2017-09-18 12:53:54 GMT
    Theft suspect, wanted; Source: Columbia County Sheriff's OfficeTheft suspect, wanted; Source: Columbia County Sheriff's Office

    The Columbia County Sheriff's Office is looking to identify a theft suspect. The incident happened on Sept. 14th around...

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    The Columbia County Sheriff's Office is looking to identify a theft suspect. The incident happened on Sept. 14th around...

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  • Historic Waynesboro church structure burned in arson case

    Historic Waynesboro church structure burned in arson case

    Monday, September 18 2017 5:43 AM EDT2017-09-18 09:43:55 GMT

    The burning of the historic church Haven-Munnerlyn has left the residents of Waynesboro devastated. “I’m trying to get my feelings together this morning to think of all of a part of my life has been erased with this fire.”

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    The burning of the historic church Haven-Munnerlyn has left the residents of Waynesboro devastated. “I’m trying to get my feelings together this morning to think of all of a part of my life has been erased with this fire.”

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  • At least one person taken to hospital after Peach Orchard Road crash

    At least one person taken to hospital after Peach Orchard Road crash

    Monday, September 18 2017 4:30 AM EDT2017-09-18 08:30:38 GMT
    Source: WFXGSource: WFXG

    At least one person has been taken to the hospital after a crash at the intersection of Peach Orchard Road and Brown Road early Monday. 

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    At least one person has been taken to the hospital after a crash at the intersection of Peach Orchard Road and Brown Road early Monday. 

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  • Art in the Hearts festival an annual success

    Art in the Hearts festival an annual success

    Sunday, September 17 2017 5:32 PM EDT2017-09-17 21:32:57 GMT

    Each year, thousands of individuals in the CSRA gather together to celebrate an annual event: Arts in the Heart. This is the festival’s 37th anniversary.

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    Each year, thousands of individuals in the CSRA gather together to celebrate an annual event: Arts in the Heart. This is the festival’s 37th anniversary.

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  • Residents in Columbia County can report storm damage using a smart phone.

    Residents in Columbia County can report storm damage using a smart phone.

    Sunday, September 17 2017 3:53 PM EDT2017-09-17 19:53:44 GMT
    Residents in Columbia County can report storm damage using a smartphone. (Wfxg)Residents in Columbia County can report storm damage using a smartphone. (Wfxg)
    Columbia County is introducing a new tool for residents to use after dangerous weather events like Irma. Residents can now report damages to the county using their smart phones.The Citizen App works in conjunction with Columbia County's new Geographical Information System, also known as GIS, to keep track of damage reports. "You can actually go on there and send a request to our GIS map and take pictures of the debris in your area.", explains Columbia County EMA ...More >>
    Columbia County is introducing a new tool for residents to use after dangerous weather events like Irma. Residents can now report damages to the county using their smart phones.The Citizen App works in conjunction with Columbia County's new Geographical Information System, also known as GIS, to keep track of damage reports. "You can actually go on there and send a request to our GIS map and take pictures of the debris in your area.", explains Columbia County EMA ...More >>
  • CanalFest'17 needs volunteers

    CanalFest'17 needs volunteers

    Sunday, September 17 2017 11:38 AM EDT2017-09-17 15:38:04 GMT

    Organizers from the Augusta Canal National Heritage Area are now recruiting volunteers. This is shift work. Morning hours will be beginning from 8:30AM to 11:30AM, but afternoon hours will be beginning from 11:30AM to 3:00PM.

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    Organizers from the Augusta Canal National Heritage Area are now recruiting volunteers. This is shift work. Morning hours will be beginning from 8:30AM to 11:30AM, but afternoon hours will be beginning from 11:30AM to 3:00PM.

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  • Augusta University hosts BSidesAugusta cyber security conference

    Augusta University hosts BSidesAugusta cyber security conference

    Saturday, September 16 2017 4:29 PM EDT2017-09-16 20:29:45 GMT

    Equifax’s recent breach has people concerned about how to further protect their identity and personal information. If you think a simple lock…or password is protecting your information, then think again.

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    Equifax’s recent breach has people concerned about how to further protect their identity and personal information. If you think a simple lock…or password is protecting your information, then think again.

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  • Car crash leaves one dead in Aiken

    Car crash leaves one dead in Aiken

    Friday, September 15 2017 9:11 PM EDT2017-09-16 01:11:51 GMT
    Source: WFXGSource: WFXG

    A 62-year-old man has died in a car crash in Aiken Friday morning. According to Aiken County Corner, Rick Davidson was driving a Truck where he was then involved in a single car crash. It happened near the intersection of White Pond Road and Club Dr. in the Cedar Creek Subdivision area. Davidson was traveling south when he lost control of the vehicle and left the roadway and struck several trees. There is no word yet on what made him lose control. An autopsy is scheduled for Saturd...

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    A 62-year-old man has died in a car crash in Aiken Friday morning. According to Aiken County Corner, Rick Davidson was driving a Truck where he was then involved in a single car crash. It happened near the intersection of White Pond Road and Club Dr. in the Cedar Creek Subdivision area. Davidson was traveling south when he lost control of the vehicle and left the roadway and struck several trees. There is no word yet on what made him lose control. An autopsy is scheduled for Saturd...

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  • AARP to host Garden City Art Gallery Crawl

    AARP to host Garden City Art Gallery Crawl

    Friday, September 15 2017 7:22 PM EDT2017-09-15 23:22:07 GMT
    (Source: WFXG)(Source: WFXG)

    The Greater Augusta Arts Council & AARP will be hosting the Garden City Art Crawl Wednesday September 20th. The Crawl will be from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Richmond County Municipal Building at 535 Telfair Street.

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    The Greater Augusta Arts Council & AARP will be hosting the Garden City Art Crawl Wednesday September 20th. The Crawl will be from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Richmond County Municipal Building at 535 Telfair Street.

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  • Traffic split coming to River Watch Pkwy Extension

    Traffic split coming to River Watch Pkwy Extension

    Friday, September 15 2017 6:32 PM EDT2017-09-15 22:32:46 GMT
    Source: WFXGSource: WFXG

    There are plans in the work to make a traffic split on River Watch Parkway. According to the E.R. Snell Contractor, the split is scheduled to begin at Stagecoach Way and extending to Baston Rd on Tuesday, Sept. 19.

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    There are plans in the work to make a traffic split on River Watch Parkway. According to the E.R. Snell Contractor, the split is scheduled to begin at Stagecoach Way and extending to Baston Rd on Tuesday, Sept. 19.

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  • Temporary Lane Closure in Columbia County on Chamblin Rd.

    Temporary Lane Closure in Columbia County on Chamblin Rd.

    Friday, September 15 2017 6:14 PM EDT2017-09-15 22:14:02 GMT
    There will be a temporary lane closure in Columbia County starting on Monday September 18th. The lane closure will be on Chamblin Road at the intersection of William Few Parkway and due to the work the one lane with two-way traffic through this section. The closure is expected to end on Friday September 22nd. Copyright 2017 WFXG. All rights reserved.More >>
    There will be a temporary lane closure in Columbia County starting on Monday September 18th. The lane closure will be on Chamblin Road at the intersection of William Few Parkway and due to the work the one lane with two-way traffic through this section. The closure is expected to end on Friday September 22nd. Copyright 2017 WFXG. All rights reserved.More >>
  • I-20 crash at SC/GA state line slows traffic

    I-20 crash at SC/GA state line slows traffic

    Friday, September 15 2017 5:41 PM EDT2017-09-15 21:41:40 GMT
    Source: WFXGSource: WFXG

    A crash on I-20 has traffic backed up for miles in both directions. The collision happened near the SC / GA state line. According to Augusta dispatch, at least two vehicles are involved.

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    A crash on I-20 has traffic backed up for miles in both directions. The collision happened near the SC / GA state line. According to Augusta dispatch, at least two vehicles are involved.

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  • Cleaned up the debris from your yard? Here's what you need to know

    Cleaned up the debris from your yard? Here's what you need to know

    Friday, September 15 2017 3:49 PM EDT2017-09-15 19:49:06 GMT
    Augusta Commission Sign (WFXG)Augusta Commission Sign (WFXG)

    After Tropical Storm Irma made its way through the CSRA, many people are stuck cleaning up debris. Richmond County wants you to know that Haulers will be picking up debris piles that fit during normal pickup hours.

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    After Tropical Storm Irma made its way through the CSRA, many people are stuck cleaning up debris. Richmond County wants you to know that Haulers will be picking up debris piles that fit during normal pickup hours.

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  • Augusta Animal Services offer Sept. adoption special

    Augusta Animal Services offer Sept. adoption special

    Friday, September 15 2017 11:34 AM EDT2017-09-15 15:34:12 GMT
    Source: Augusta Animal ServicesSource: Augusta Animal Services

    Augusta Animal Services is offering an adoption special for the month of September. They’re calling it “We love you from the PIT of our hearts.” All Pit Bulls and Pit mixes are available for $40. 

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    Augusta Animal Services is offering an adoption special for the month of September. They’re calling it “We love you from the PIT of our hearts.” All Pit Bulls and Pit mixes are available for $40. 

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  • Savannah River Site held its CSRA College Night

    Savannah River Site held its CSRA College Night

    Thursday, September 14 2017 9:10 PM EDT2017-09-15 01:10:27 GMT
    Savannah River Site held its CSRA College NightSavannah River Site held its CSRA College Night
    Students from all over the CSRA came out to learn more about higher education and a chance to win some of the $16,000 scholarship funding. The Savannah River Site held its CSRA College Night was held at the James Brown Arena. More than 130 colleges and universities were there telling students about their programs. Our very own First Alert Meteorologist Jay Jefferies was there to announce the winner of the scholarships. "Students and their parents look forward to this event ev...More >>
    Students from all over the CSRA came out to learn more about higher education and a chance to win some of the $16,000 scholarship funding. The Savannah River Site held its CSRA College Night was held at the James Brown Arena. More than 130 colleges and universities were there telling students about their programs. Our very own First Alert Meteorologist Jay Jefferies was there to announce the winner of the scholarships. "Students and their parents look forward to this event ev...More >>
  • How to protect yourself from residential tree service scams

    How to protect yourself from residential tree service scams

    Thursday, September 14 2017 8:56 PM EDT2017-09-15 00:56:05 GMT
    How to protect yourself from residential tree service scams (wfxg)How to protect yourself from residential tree service scams (wfxg)
    There are many residents in Augusta still dealing with damage left behind from Irma. FOX54 shares advice on how to protect yourself from being scammed by contractors. If you're a resident looking to the county to remove your fallen trees they will not do it. The Director of Engineering for Columbia County, Steve Cassell says they are not allowed to remove trees from residential property and they can not take down trees on city property that have power line running thr...More >>
    There are many residents in Augusta still dealing with damage left behind from Irma. FOX54 shares advice on how to protect yourself from being scammed by contractors. If you're a resident looking to the county to remove your fallen trees they will not do it. The Director of Engineering for Columbia County, Steve Cassell says they are not allowed to remove trees from residential property and they can not take down trees on city property that have power line running thr...More >>
  • Road closures for 2017 IRONMAN Augusta

    Road closures for 2017 IRONMAN Augusta

    Thursday, September 14 2017 6:54 PM EDT2017-09-14 22:54:23 GMT
    Source: WFXGSource: WFXG

    Augusta will host the IRONMAN once again this year. The event brings millions in revenue and thousands of athletes from around the world to participate.

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    Augusta will host the IRONMAN once again this year. The event brings millions in revenue and thousands of athletes from around the world to participate.

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  • Crash on I-520 at Windsor Spring Rd.

    Crash on I-520 at Windsor Spring Rd.

    Thursday, September 14 2017 4:29 PM EDT2017-09-14 20:29:44 GMT
    Source: WFXGSource: WFXG

    The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is working multi-vehicle crash on Bobby Jones Expressway. The collision happened on Eastbound I-520 at Windsor Spring Road. According to the sheriff's office, five vehicles are involved.

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    The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is working multi-vehicle crash on Bobby Jones Expressway. The collision happened on Eastbound I-520 at Windsor Spring Road. According to the sheriff's office, five vehicles are involved.

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  • All Augusta shelters now closed

    All Augusta shelters now closed

    Thursday, September 14 2017 4:07 PM EDT2017-09-14 20:07:48 GMT
    After a long few days, evacuees are officially off Richmond County Shelter grounds. Both Trinity on the Hill as well as Henry Brigham Community Center are now closed. Thankfully, all refugees will be returning home to towns across Georgia and the Southeast. Organizers throughout our area are proud of local volunteer efforts.  EMA Director Andy Leanza commented: “We partnered with the Red Cross to open this shelter, but, we actually hosted a just in time training, and...More >>
    After a long few days, evacuees are officially off Richmond County Shelter grounds. Both Trinity on the Hill as well as Henry Brigham Community Center are now closed. Thankfully, all refugees will be returning home to towns across Georgia and the Southeast. Organizers throughout our area are proud of local volunteer efforts.  EMA Director Andy Leanza commented: “We partnered with the Red Cross to open this shelter, but, we actually hosted a just in time training, and...More >>
  • Kicks99 19th Annual Guitar Pull lineup announced

    Kicks99 19th Annual Guitar Pull lineup announced

    Thursday, September 14 2017 11:57 AM EDT2017-09-14 15:57:11 GMT
    (Source: Kicks99)(Source: Kicks99)

    Kicks99's 19th Annual Guitar Pull lineup has been announced. Darius Rucker, Jake Owen, Randy Houser, Lee Brice, Brett Young, and Big & Rich are set to perform for the 2017 show. The show is scheduled for Tuesday, November 14th at the James Brown Arena. 

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    Kicks99's 19th Annual Guitar Pull lineup has been announced. Darius Rucker, Jake Owen, Randy Houser, Lee Brice, Brett Young, and Big & Rich are set to perform for the 2017 show. The show is scheduled for Tuesday, November 14th at the James Brown Arena. 

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  • 2 wanted in Villages of Greenbrier vehicle break-ins

    2 wanted in Villages of Greenbrier vehicle break-ins

    Thursday, September 14 2017 11:42 AM EDT2017-09-14 15:42:56 GMT
    Vehicle break-in suspects (source: Columbia County Sheriff's Office)Vehicle break-in suspects (source: Columbia County Sheriff's Office)

    The Columbia County Sheriff's Office is searching for two men wanted in connection to multiple vehicle break-ins at the Villages of Greenbrier subdivision on Washington Road.

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    The Columbia County Sheriff's Office is searching for two men wanted in connection to multiple vehicle break-ins at the Villages of Greenbrier subdivision on Washington Road.

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  • Hurricane Irma is still a nightmare for areas of the CSRA

    Thursday, September 14 2017 7:57 AM EDT2017-09-14 11:57:37 GMT
    Hurricane Irma is an ongoing problem in the CSRA, particularly for residents in Mark's Park; WFXG.Hurricane Irma is an ongoing problem in the CSRA, particularly for residents in Mark's Park; WFXG.

    Pockets of Grovetown are without power and the storm is still causing trouble in the CSRA.

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    Pockets of Grovetown are without power and the storm is still causing trouble in the CSRA.

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  • Columbia County conducts damage assessments after Irma

    Columbia County conducts damage assessments after Irma

    Wednesday, September 13 2017 6:41 PM EDT2017-09-13 22:41:13 GMT
    Columbia County conducts damage assessments after Irma (WFXG)Columbia County conducts damage assessments after Irma (WFXG)

    Columbia County emergency management officials is using a new system to keep track of the damage reports after Irma came through. The system is called Geographical Information System or better known as G.I.S. Thanks to their G.I.S system the clean up and damage assessments are going smoothly in Columbia County. G.I.S is a system that is designed to capture and analyze the different areas in the county. They were able to mark all called in reports on a map. Over all 257...

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    Columbia County emergency management officials is using a new system to keep track of the damage reports after Irma came through. The system is called Geographical Information System or better known as G.I.S. Thanks to their G.I.S system the clean up and damage assessments are going smoothly in Columbia County. G.I.S is a system that is designed to capture and analyze the different areas in the county. They were able to mark all called in reports on a map. Over all 257...

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  • Crash on I-520 at Deans Bridge Rd.

    Crash on I-520 at Deans Bridge Rd.

    Wednesday, September 13 2017 4:21 PM EDT2017-09-13 20:21:53 GMT
    Source: WFXGSource: WFXG

    The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is working to clear a collision on Bobby Jones Expressway Wednesday afternoon. According to Richmond County dispatch, the crash happened on I-520 at Deans Bridge Road.

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    The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is working to clear a collision on Bobby Jones Expressway Wednesday afternoon. According to Richmond County dispatch, the crash happened on I-520 at Deans Bridge Road.

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  • Augusta Lidl grand opening on Thursday

    Augusta Lidl grand opening on Thursday

    Wednesday, September 13 2017 4:16 PM EDT2017-09-13 20:16:30 GMT
    Lidl store (source: Lidl)Lidl store (source: Lidl)

    A new grocery store is coming to Augusta. German company Lidl is set to open its first store in Georgia's on Thursday, Sept. 13. A ribbon-cutting ceremony will be held at 7:40 a.m., followed by the grand opening at 8 a.m.

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    A new grocery store is coming to Augusta. German company Lidl is set to open its first store in Georgia's on Thursday, Sept. 13. A ribbon-cutting ceremony will be held at 7:40 a.m., followed by the grand opening at 8 a.m.

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  • College Night comes to the CSRA

    College Night comes to the CSRA

    Wednesday, September 13 2017 10:36 AM EDT2017-09-13 14:36:18 GMT
    College Night comes to the CSRA; Source: WFXGCollege Night comes to the CSRA; Source: WFXG

    High school Seniors...this is especially for you! The CSRA College Night will be held...

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    High school Seniors...this is especially for you! The CSRA College Night will be held...

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  • UPDATE: Jefferson Energy Cooperative: Less than 2,000 outages left

    UPDATE: Jefferson Energy Cooperative: Less than 2,000 outages left

    Wednesday, September 13 2017 10:08 AM EDT2017-09-13 14:08:03 GMT
    Power outages, Jefferson Energy Cooperative: Source: Jefferson Energy CooperativePower outages, Jefferson Energy Cooperative: Source: Jefferson Energy Cooperative

    Jefferson Energy Cooperative (formerly Jefferson EMC) is currently experiencing outages. The following counties are affected: 

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    Jefferson Energy Cooperative (formerly Jefferson EMC) is currently experiencing outages. The following counties are affected: 

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  • UPDATE: Victim in E. Telfair St. stabbing okay

    UPDATE: Victim in E. Telfair St. stabbing okay

    Wednesday, September 13 2017 9:13 AM EDT2017-09-13 13:13:52 GMT
    Domestic incident leads to stabbing; Source: WFXGDomestic incident leads to stabbing; Source: WFXG

    Richmond County deputies were investigating a stabbing at E. Telfair St. in Augusta. The call came in at 11:14 p.m. on Sept. 12. The victim...

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    Richmond County deputies were investigating a stabbing at E. Telfair St. in Augusta. The call came in at 11:14 p.m. on Sept. 12. The victim...

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  • UPDATE: Georgia Power: Power outages down to 425,000 from 870,000

    UPDATE: Georgia Power: Power outages down to 425,000 from 870,000

    Wednesday, September 13 2017 8:09 AM EDT2017-09-13 12:09:49 GMT
    Outage map for Georgia Power; Source: WFXGOutage map for Georgia Power; Source: WFXG

    Georgia Power begins its first day of a full-scale damage assessment. As of 4 a.m. Tuesday, there are approximately 870,000 Georgia Power customers currently without power and...

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    Georgia Power begins its first day of a full-scale damage assessment. As of 4 a.m. Tuesday, there are approximately 870,000 Georgia Power customers currently without power and...

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  • UPDATE: Shelters for Hurricane Irma information

    UPDATE: Shelters for Hurricane Irma information

    Wednesday, September 13 2017 7:58 AM EDT2017-09-13 11:58:28 GMT
    Shelter, updates, and emergency information for Hurricane Irma: Source: WFXGShelter, updates, and emergency information for Hurricane Irma: Source: WFXG

    We have a list of shelters and important storm information you may need to know.

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    We have a list of shelters and important storm information you may need to know.

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  • Hotels thin out as evacuees hit the road

    Hotels thin out as evacuees hit the road

    Wednesday, September 13 2017 6:43 AM EDT2017-09-13 10:43:56 GMT
    Hotels are beginning to thin out as many occupants get on the long road home; WFXG.Hotels are beginning to thin out as many occupants get on the long road home; WFXG.

    We're seeing a lot of our short-term visitors leave for home, and hotels are clearing out.

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    We're seeing a lot of our short-term visitors leave for home, and hotels are clearing out.

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  • Young Professionals of Augusta invite locals to tons of CSRA events

    Young Professionals of Augusta invite locals to tons of CSRA events

    Tuesday, September 12 2017 10:01 PM EDT2017-09-13 02:01:47 GMT
    Today, Young Professionals of Augusta held a monthly gathering to, together, network and get involved in CSRA community events. YPA Vice President Summer Bell invites all who are interested in joining to tons of local events, including September 29’s Savannah River Brewing Company Social so employees can meet. Summer Bell, Young Professionals of Augusta Vice President explains the group's purpose as a whole: “In addition to monthly meetings, we have 4 professional devel...More >>
    Today, Young Professionals of Augusta held a monthly gathering to, together, network and get involved in CSRA community events. YPA Vice President Summer Bell invites all who are interested in joining to tons of local events, including September 29’s Savannah River Brewing Company Social so employees can meet. Summer Bell, Young Professionals of Augusta Vice President explains the group's purpose as a whole: “In addition to monthly meetings, we have 4 professional devel...More >>
  • Surrey Center stores give back to hurricane victims

    Surrey Center stores give back to hurricane victims

    Tuesday, September 12 2017 9:52 PM EDT2017-09-13 01:52:30 GMT

    Today, Surrey Center locations off of Wheeler Road worked together to provide evacuees, refugees, as well as locals hurricane relief. FOX54’s Brooke Laizer invested in business owner’s efforts. Surrey Center’s Fabrik as well as The New York Butcher Shoppe served. Individuals in the surrounding area are giving back however possible. Fabrik, one on site boutique, donated based off of fundraising: Sarah Beth Holloway, one Fabrik Employee commented: “Here at Fa...

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    Today, Surrey Center locations off of Wheeler Road worked together to provide evacuees, refugees, as well as locals hurricane relief. FOX54’s Brooke Laizer invested in business owner’s efforts. Surrey Center’s Fabrik as well as The New York Butcher Shoppe served. Individuals in the surrounding area are giving back however possible. Fabrik, one on site boutique, donated based off of fundraising: Sarah Beth Holloway, one Fabrik Employee commented: “Here at Fa...

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  • Most evacuees are leaving Augusta

    Most evacuees are leaving Augusta

    Tuesday, September 12 2017 7:40 PM EDT2017-09-12 23:40:10 GMT
    Most evacuees are leaving Augusta (wfxg)Most evacuees are leaving Augusta (wfxg)

    Many people from Florida and Savannah found shelter in Augusta this past weekend.

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    Many people from Florida and Savannah found shelter in Augusta this past weekend.

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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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  • Augusta still hosting Irma evacuees

    Augusta still hosting Irma evacuees

    Tuesday, September 12 2017 7:28 PM EDT2017-09-12 23:28:20 GMT
    Augusta still hosting Irma evacuees (WFXG)Augusta still hosting Irma evacuees (WFXG)

    There still are a few people taking shelter here in Augusta. Westside High housed those who have medical needs. It is going to take a little bit more time to get everyone back to their homes.

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    There still are a few people taking shelter here in Augusta. Westside High housed those who have medical needs. It is going to take a little bit more time to get everyone back to their homes.

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  • Cummings Rd. closed at Washington Rd. intersection

    Cummings Rd. closed at Washington Rd. intersection

    Tuesday, September 12 2017 6:51 PM EDT2017-09-12 22:51:09 GMT
    Cummings Rd. closure 9/13/17 (source: Columbia County)Cummings Rd. closure 9/13/17 (source: Columbia County)

    There will be a temporary road closure in Columbia County Wednesday. Cummings Drive at the intersection of Washington Road will be closed to thru-traffic. The closure is expected to run from 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 13 through 5 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 14, weather permitting.

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    There will be a temporary road closure in Columbia County Wednesday. Cummings Drive at the intersection of Washington Road will be closed to thru-traffic. The closure is expected to run from 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 13 through 5 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 14, weather permitting.

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  • Storm damage resources

    Storm damage resources

    Tuesday, September 12 2017 3:53 PM EDT2017-09-12 19:53:28 GMT
    WFXGWFXG

    Tropical Storm Irma hit the CSRA Monday, leaving many of our residents to deal with the damage. Here, we've collected some resources to help get your home back to normal.

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    Tropical Storm Irma hit the CSRA Monday, leaving many of our residents to deal with the damage. Here, we've collected some resources to help get your home back to normal.

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  • Tree falls on N. Augusta Public Safety Officer

    Tree falls on N. Augusta Public Safety Officer

    Tuesday, September 12 2017 11:49 AM EDT2017-09-12 15:49:13 GMT
    Tree on North Augusta Public Safety Vehicle (source: North Augusta Public Safety / Facebook)Tree on North Augusta Public Safety Vehicle (source: North Augusta Public Safety / Facebook)

    A North Augusta Public Safety Officer escaped injury Monday after a tree fell on his patrol vehicle.

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    A North Augusta Public Safety Officer escaped injury Monday after a tree fell on his patrol vehicle.

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  • Richmond County Sheriff's Office successful in Tropical Storm Irma damage response

    Richmond County Sheriff's Office successful in Tropical Storm Irma damage response

    Tuesday, September 12 2017 10:51 AM EDT2017-09-12 14:51:07 GMT
    Richmond County Sheriff's Office (source: WFXG)Richmond County Sheriff's Office (source: WFXG)

    Tropical Storm Irma hit our area and caused damage from power lines to downed trees. The Richmond County Sheriff's Office responded to...

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    Tropical Storm Irma hit our area and caused damage from power lines to downed trees. The Richmond County Sheriff's Office responded to...

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  • MANDATORY CURFEW: Jefferson County; LIFTED

    MANDATORY CURFEW: Jefferson County; LIFTED

    Tuesday, September 12 2017 10:20 AM EDT2017-09-12 14:20:21 GMT
    Mandatory Curfew for Jefferson County; Source: WFXGMandatory Curfew for Jefferson County; Source: WFXG

    Jefferson County is on a mandatory curfew until further determined by the Sheriff's Office. This means that as of Sunday, Sept. 10 at 11 p.m., no one is to be on the roads until further instructed, this according to Sheriff Gary Hutchins.

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    Jefferson County is on a mandatory curfew until further determined by the Sheriff's Office. This means that as of Sunday, Sept. 10 at 11 p.m., no one is to be on the roads until further instructed, this according to Sheriff Gary Hutchins.

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  • UPDATE: Structure fire in Warrenville leaves business total loss

    Tuesday, September 12 2017 10:09 AM EDT2017-09-12 14:09:43 GMT
    Structure fire in Warrenville, SC; Source: WFXGStructure fire in Warrenville, SC; Source: WFXG

    Fire crews are on the scene of a structure fire in Aiken County. The call came in...

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    Fire crews are on the scene of a structure fire in Aiken County. The call came in...

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  • SLIDESHOW: Tropical Storm Irma damage in the CSRA

    SLIDESHOW: Tropical Storm Irma damage in the CSRA

    Monday, September 11 2017 10:36 PM EDT2017-09-12 02:36:14 GMT
    Tree down in front of a home on Woodrow St. (source: John Luther / Facebook)Tree down in front of a home on Woodrow St. (source: John Luther / Facebook)

    Tropical Storm Irma made her presence felt in the CSRA with constant rain and winds gusting up to 60 mph.

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    Tropical Storm Irma made her presence felt in the CSRA with constant rain and winds gusting up to 60 mph.

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  • UPDATE: Bamberg, Barnwell, Orangeburg counties under tornado watch

    UPDATE: Bamberg, Barnwell, Orangeburg counties under tornado watch

    Monday, September 11 2017 7:09 PM EDT2017-09-11 23:09:47 GMT

    Bamberg, Barnwell, and Orangeburg counties are under a tornado watch until 10:00 p.m.

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    Bamberg, Barnwell, and Orangeburg counties are under a tornado watch until 10:00 p.m.

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  • Tree falls on Railroad Ave. mobile home in Groveown

    Tree falls on Railroad Ave. mobile home in Groveown

    Monday, September 11 2017 3:11 PM EDT2017-09-11 19:11:43 GMT
    Tree down on a mobile home on Railroad Ave. in Grovetown. (WFXG)Tree down on a mobile home on Railroad Ave. in Grovetown. (WFXG)

    High winds have knocked down a tree onto a mobile home off of Railroad Avenue in Grovetown.

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    High winds have knocked down a tree onto a mobile home off of Railroad Avenue in Grovetown.

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  • Airbnb enables Disaster Response Program, homes listed for free

    Airbnb enables Disaster Response Program, homes listed for free

    Monday, September 11 2017 12:44 PM EDT2017-09-11 16:44:16 GMT
    Homes available to evacuees for FREE; Source: AirbnbHomes available to evacuees for FREE; Source: Airbnb

    Airbnb has initiated its Disaster Response Program to help local residents who have been evacuated because of Hurricane Irma. This allows Airbnb hosts to support those in need by allowing residents and evacuees to have temporary housing free of charge. 

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    Airbnb has initiated its Disaster Response Program to help local residents who have been evacuated because of Hurricane Irma. This allows Airbnb hosts to support those in need by allowing residents and evacuees to have temporary housing free of charge. 

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  • Last minute tips for surviving Hurricane Irma

    Last minute tips for surviving Hurricane Irma

    Monday, September 11 2017 12:04 PM EDT2017-09-11 16:04:38 GMT
    Helpful tips for surviving Hurricane Irma, turned tropical storm: Source: WFXGHelpful tips for surviving Hurricane Irma, turned tropical storm: Source: WFXG

    Hurricane Irma has been recorded as one of the most powerful storms in history, however for us here in Augusta, we will only be experiencing a tropical storm. That doesn't mean you shouldn't be prepared for the worst though. We have some last minute tips on...

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    Hurricane Irma has been recorded as one of the most powerful storms in history, however for us here in Augusta, we will only be experiencing a tropical storm. That doesn't mean you shouldn't be prepared for the worst though. We have some last minute tips on...

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  • SCE&G: Power outages reported

    SCE&G: Power outages reported

    Monday, September 11 2017 11:51 AM EDT2017-09-11 15:51:06 GMT
    Power outages in South Carolina; Source: SCE&GPower outages in South Carolina; Source: SCE&G
    Power outages are beginning to pop up in South Carolina. If you are experiencing any power outages, please alert the SCE&G Company via their website. You can check the map that we have provided to see the latest reported outages. Copyright 2017 WFXG. All rights reserved.More >>
    Power outages are beginning to pop up in South Carolina. If you are experiencing any power outages, please alert the SCE&G Company via their website. You can check the map that we have provided to see the latest reported outages. Copyright 2017 WFXG. All rights reserved.More >>
  • More rain, more preparation and tips from Georgia Power

    More rain, more preparation and tips from Georgia Power

    Monday, September 11 2017 6:21 AM EDT2017-09-11 10:21:06 GMT
    Georgia Power gives tips on being prepared for the storm; Source: WFXGGeorgia Power gives tips on being prepared for the storm; Source: WFXG

    Georgia Power is prepared to respond with approximately 3,400 personnel from the company and other Southern Company operating companies...ready to restore power as quickly and safely as possible. 

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    Georgia Power is prepared to respond with approximately 3,400 personnel from the company and other Southern Company operating companies...ready to restore power as quickly and safely as possible. 

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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
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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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    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
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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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    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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  • 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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  • 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
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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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    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
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    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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  • 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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  • 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 >>
  • 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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  • 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
    Image Source: GreenJacketsImage Source: GreenJackets

    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
    Image Source: GreenJacketsImage Source: GreenJackets

    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
    Image Source: GreenJacketsImage Source: GreenJackets

    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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  • 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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  • 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
    WFXGWFXG

    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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  • 11th Annual Adaptive Water Skiing Clinic

    11th Annual Adaptive Water Skiing Clinic

    Thursday, June 1 2017 9:25 AM EDT2017-06-01 13:25:18 GMT

    Augusta University Health and Walton Foundation for Independence will host the 11th annual Adaptive Water Skiing Clinic, Saturday June 3rd. It will be held at Pointes West Army Resort in Appling

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    Augusta University Health and Walton Foundation for Independence will host the 11th annual Adaptive Water Skiing Clinic, Saturday June 3rd. It will be held at Pointes West Army Resort in Appling

    Copyright 2017 WFXG. All rights reserved.

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  • Annual Mudbugabeaux-N-Brew Crawfish Festival

    Annual Mudbugabeaux-N-Brew Crawfish Festival

    Thursday, June 1 2017 7:04 AM EDT2017-06-01 11:04:35 GMT

    The Augusta Common will hosts the Annual Mudbugabeaux-N-Brew Crawfish Festival Saturday June 3rd. It will feature live bands, and a crawfish eating contest. The first 1000 visitors will get free t-shirts. Gates will open at 5:00 PM, music starts at 6:00 PM. 

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    The Augusta Common will hosts the Annual Mudbugabeaux-N-Brew Crawfish Festival Saturday June 3rd. It will feature live bands, and a crawfish eating contest. The first 1000 visitors will get free t-shirts.

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  • Fourth Annual Junior Prom

    Fourth Annual Junior Prom

    Thursday, June 1 2017 6:59 AM EDT2017-06-01 10:59:12 GMT

    Augusta Richmond County Public Library will host its 4th Annual Junior prom Friday, June 2nd to celebrate it's summer reading program. The event will feature karaoke, games, food and music. It will  be held at the Headquarters Library on Telfair St. Admission is free.  The event will begin at 6:30 PM. Young adults and parents are invited, you can dress formal or in casual attire.

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    Augusta Richmond County Public Library will host its 4th Annual Junior prom Friday, June 2nd to celebrate it's summer reading program. The event will feature karaoke, games, food and music.

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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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  • 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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  • Richmond County authorities looking for wanted woman for questioning in furniture theft

    Richmond County authorities looking for wanted woman for questioning in furniture theft

    Wednesday, March 29 2017 10:54 AM EDT2017-03-29 14:54:00 GMT
    woman wanted for questioning; Source: Richmond County Sheriff's Officewoman wanted for questioning; Source: Richmond County Sheriff's Office

    The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a woman for questioning for theft. Yard furniture that was sold to Mema Had One was stolen. The RCSO is looking to identify the woman pictured to question her about the incident.

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    The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a woman for questioning for theft. Yard furniture that was sold to Mema Had One was stolen. The RCSO is looking to identify the woman pictured to question her about the incident.

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  • Man arrested in overnight Burke County shooting

    Man arrested in overnight Burke County shooting

    Tuesday, March 28 2017 6:10 AM EDT2017-03-28 10:10:36 GMT
    Man arrested in overnight Burke County shooting; Source: Burke County Sheriff's OfficeMan arrested in overnight Burke County shooting; Source: Burke County Sheriff's Office

    A man has been arrested in the overnight shooting in Burke County. Deputies were called to the 500 block of Boll Weevil Rd. in response to the shooting early Tuesday morning shortly after 12 a.m. When authorities arrived, they found a 25-year-old man suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. He was considered to be in serious condition and was taken to a local hospital by Burke County EMA. 

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    A man has been arrested in the overnight shooting in Burke County. Deputies were called to the 500 block of Boll Weevil Rd. in response to the shooting early Tuesday morning shortly after 12 a.m. When authorities arrived, they found a 25-year-old man suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. He was considered to be in serious condition and was taken to a local hospital by Burke County EMA. 

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  • UPDATE: Body found on Jefferson Davis Hwy

    UPDATE: Body found on Jefferson Davis Hwy

    Friday, March 24 2017 9:00 AM EDT2017-03-24 13:00:06 GMT
    Body found on Jefferson Davis Highway; Source: WFXGBody found on Jefferson Davis Highway; Source: WFXG

    A dead body has been found on the side of the road on Jefferson Davis Highway. The North Augusta Public Information Officer has confirmed that the body of an adult man was just found this morning. There is no apparent cause of death at this time, but it does appear that the man was killed recently. 

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    A dead body has been found on the side of the road on Jefferson Davis Highway. The North Augusta Public Information Officer has confirmed that the body of an adult man was just found this morning. There is no apparent cause of death at this time, but it does appear that the man was killed recently. 

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  • High 5 4 Kids: Lauren Walker

    High 5 4 Kids: Lauren Walker

    Wednesday, March 22 2017 8:52 PM EDT2017-03-23 00:52:52 GMT
    This week on High 5 4 Kids, we introduce you to a 7th grader who's been in the national spelling bee, plays the saxophone, and holds a 4.0 GPA.  She's also taking some high school level classes.  Hard work pays off. "I just started off doing it for the fun of it and now it's like I have an adrenaline rush and people know me," says Lauren Walker. She admits, she didn't think she would be successful in her first spelling bee competition. "I thought it was ...More >>
    This week on High 5 4 Kids, we introduce you to a 7th grader who's been in the national spelling bee, plays the saxophone, and holds a 4.0 GPA.  She's also taking some high school level classes.  Hard work pays off. "I just started off doing it for the fun of it and now it's like I have an adrenaline rush and people know me," says Lauren Walker. She admits, she didn't think she would be successful in her first spelling bee competition. "I thought it was ...More >>
  • High 5 4 Kids: Mason Roundtree

    High 5 4 Kids: Mason Roundtree

    Wednesday, March 15 2017 7:53 PM EDT2017-03-15 23:53:20 GMT
    This week on our High 5 4 Kids segment, we're introducing you to an 11-year-old YouTuber who's already interviewed people like the Richmond County Marshall and the Augusta Supreme Judge. Mason Roundtree started watching YouTube videos and curiosity began to unfold. "It inspired me to make a lot of videos so five months ago I started making videos and I started getting subscribers and I've been asking people," says Mason. Since he started, he's had more than 150 subscribers ...More >>
    This week on our High 5 4 Kids segment, we're introducing you to an 11-year-old YouTuber who's already interviewed people like the Richmond County Marshall and the Augusta Supreme Judge. Mason Roundtree started watching YouTube videos and curiosity began to unfold. "It inspired me to make a lot of videos so five months ago I started making videos and I started getting subscribers and I've been asking people," says Mason. Since he started, he's had more than 150 subscribers ...More >>
  • Numerous projects in the works and aesthetic changes coming to Grovetown

    Numerous projects in the works and aesthetic changes coming to Grovetown

    Wednesday, March 8 2017 11:33 PM EST2017-03-09 04:33:04 GMT
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    The population of Grovetown is projected to grow in size by 1,000 people a year for the next four to five years.

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    The population of Grovetown is projected to grow in size by 1,000 people a year for the next four to five years.

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  • High 5 4 Kids: Zach Freeman

    High 5 4 Kids: Zach Freeman

    Wednesday, March 8 2017 10:59 PM EST2017-03-09 03:59:32 GMT
    This week on High 5 4 Kids we introduce you to a high school senior who says despite losing two close family members, he is still excelling on and off the field. Zachary Freeman is a star athlete coming off a record wrestling season. "It just feels weird when you get home and you don't have nothing to do for the rest of the day," he says. Freeman says he is someone who must keep himself occupied all the time. Wrestling, Football, Track. You name it, he probably does i...More >>
    This week on High 5 4 Kids we introduce you to a high school senior who says despite losing two close family members, he is still excelling on and off the field. Zachary Freeman is a star athlete coming off a record wrestling season. "It just feels weird when you get home and you don't have nothing to do for the rest of the day," he says. Freeman says he is someone who must keep himself occupied all the time. Wrestling, Football, Track. You name it, he probably does i...More >>
  • NWS: Straight line wind damage confirmed 4 miles north of Barnwell

    NWS: Straight line wind damage confirmed 4 miles north of Barnwell

    Wednesday, February 15 2017 11:22 PM EST2017-02-16 04:22:03 GMT

    The National Weather Service has confirmed straight line wind damage four miles north of Barnwell, SC.

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    The National Weather Service has confirmed straight line wind damage four miles north of Barnwell, SC.

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  • Luncheon supports Women's heart health awareness

    Luncheon supports Women's heart health awareness

    Friday, February 3 2017 11:51 AM EST2017-02-03 16:51:05 GMT

    But Doctors are asking that women start taking better care of themselves. People across the country wore red for heart health today. Heart disease is the leading cause of death for women in the U.S. And University Health care is working to bring more awareness to the cause. 

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    But Doctors are asking that women start taking better care of themselves. People across the country wore red for heart health today. Heart disease is the leading cause of death for women in the U.S. And University Health care is working to bring more awareness to the cause. 

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  • Health officials urge residents to check radon levels

    Health officials urge residents to check radon levels

    Friday, January 13 2017 4:14 PM EST2017-01-13 21:14:02 GMT

    There's something that homeowners in the CSRA should be on the lookout for. Radon Gas. The only problem is it's odorless, tasteless and hard to detect.

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    There's something that homeowners in the CSRA should be on the lookout for. Radon Gas. The only problem is it's odorless, tasteless and hard to detect.

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  • REPORT: Kmart to close 64 stores in 28 states

    REPORT: Kmart to close 64 stores in 28 states

    Monday, September 19 2016 12:34 PM EDT2016-09-19 16:34:03 GMT
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    A new batch of Kmart stores will be closing across the U.S. just months after more than 60 struggles stores were shuttered.

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    A new batch of Kmart stores will be closing across the U.S. just months after more than 60 struggles stores were shuttered.

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  • University System of Georgia considering merger between Georgia Southern, Armstrong State

    University System of Georgia considering merger between Georgia Southern, Armstrong State

    Friday, January 6 2017 2:39 PM EST2017-01-06 19:39:44 GMT
    (Source: Facebook)(Source: Facebook)

    The University System of Georgia is considering a merger between Georgia Southern University and Armstrong State University.

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    The University System of Georgia is considering a merger between Georgia Southern University and Armstrong State University.

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  • Google Earth user finds giant 'mysterious creature' near Antarctica

    Google Earth user finds giant 'mysterious creature' near Antarctica

    Tuesday, June 21 2016 8:48 PM EDT2016-06-22 00:48:53 GMT
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    Someone claims to have found a huge sea creature near Antarctica. 

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    Someone claims to have found a huge sea creature near Antarctica. 

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  • South Carolina residents will need two forms of ID to fly

    South Carolina residents will need two forms of ID to fly

    Friday, December 23 2016 5:14 PM EST2016-12-23 22:14:55 GMT

    A new push by the TSA will change what South Carolinian's will need to bring to the airport. Beginning in 2018 state issued drivers licenses will no longer be enough to get you in the air.

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    A new push by the TSA will change what South Carolinian's will need to bring to the airport. Beginning in 2018 state issued drivers licenses will no longer be enough to get you in the air.

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  • The History of the Haunted Pillar

    The History of the Haunted Pillar

    Monday, February 22 2016 10:11 PM EST2016-02-23 03:11:33 GMT
    Thursday, March 3 2016 10:11 PM EST2016-03-04 03:11:05 GMT
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    With all the ghost stories we've told you throughout the WFXG Files, we have to end with one, it's the biggest superstition, the Haunted Pillar in Augusta, it's said if you touch it, something very bad will happen to you. It's located right on the corner of 5th and Broad Street. To find out why this pillar has so much allure, we have to go back over 138 years, to a time where the bustle of Broad Street was the town's main marketplace. "It's literally world famous," sa... More >>

    With all the ghost stories we've told you throughout the WFXG Files, we have to end with one, it's the biggest superstition, the Haunted Pillar in Augusta, it's said if you touch it, something very bad will happen to you. It's located right on the corner of 5th and Broad Street. To find out why this pillar has so much allure, we have to go back over 138 years, to a time where the bustle of Broad Street was the town's main marketplace. "It's literally world famous," sa...

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  • Students in Augusta participate in the National Hour of Code

    Students in Augusta participate in the National Hour of Code

    Friday, December 9 2016 8:28 AM EST2016-12-09 13:28:03 GMT

    Students from A.R. Johnson high school are learning more about how a computer really works. Wednesday's "National Hour of Code" encourages teenagers to learn more about computer programing.

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    Students from A.R. Johnson high school are learning more about how a computer really works. Wednesday's "National Hour of Code" encourages teenagers to learn more about computer programing.

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  • Former WFXG anchor, Don Logana, passes away

    WTOC morning anchor, Don Logana, passes away

    Sunday, November 20 2016 10:01 PM EST2016-11-21 03:01:15 GMT
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    We lost one of our very own, Don Logana. He passed away in an early morning car accident. 

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    We lost one of our very own, Don Logana. He passed away in an early morning car accident. 

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  • Longhorn in Aiken helps feed families in need

    Longhorn in Aiken helps feed families in need

    Thursday, November 17 2016 1:58 PM EST2016-11-17 18:58:26 GMT

    The holidays are quickly approaching  and many families are already preparing their menus. But many people aren't sure if they will be able to afford the extra food. One restaurant is  doing its part to put food on the table for families.

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    The holidays are quickly approaching  and many families are already preparing their menus. But many people aren't sure if they will be able to afford the extra food. One restaurant is  doing its part to put food on the table for families.

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  • Voters in Augusta hit the polls early

    Voters in Augusta hit the polls early

    Tuesday, November 8 2016 2:19 PM EST2016-11-08 19:19:21 GMT

    In the CSRA, voters were up early to cast their votes. So many people were eager to participate. Some, for the very first time. With the sun just barely up and the temperature just below 50 degrees, voters across the C-S-R-A knew they had to hit the polls. 

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    In the CSRA, voters were up early to cast their votes. So many people were eager to participate. Some, for the very first time. With the sun just barely up and the temperature just below 50 degrees, voters across the C-S-R-A knew they had to hit the polls. 

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  • Pediatricians release new guidelines on SIDS prevention

    Pediatricians release new guidelines on SIDS prevention

    Wednesday, October 26 2016 9:43 AM EDT2016-10-26 13:43:16 GMT

    Approximately 3500  infants die from sudden infant death syndrome each year. The American Academy of pediatrics recently released new guidelines to help parents prevents cases of SIDS. The biggest advice is to change where your baby sleeps.

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    Approximately 3500  infants die from sudden infant death syndrome each year. The American Academy of pediatrics recently released new guidelines to help parents prevents cases of SIDS. The biggest advice is to change where your baby sleeps.

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  • Augusta group promotes locally grown food

    Augusta group promotes locally grown food

    Monday, October 24 2016 10:45 AM EDT2016-10-24 14:45:33 GMT

    A group here in Augusta is working to make sure local food options are available to all. 

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    A group here in Augusta is working to make sure local food options are available to all. 

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  • Grovetown's High School Battle of the Bands

    Grovetown's High School Battle of the Bands

    Monday, October 24 2016 10:16 AM EDT2016-10-24 14:16:47 GMT

    Grovetown High School recently held its 7th annual Battle of the Bands Invitational. Check this out… this is Central Carroll High School. Their theme for this event? Dance! They are one of 10 high schools from the CSRA competing for bragging rights on who's the best band. 

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    Grovetown High School recently held its 7th annual Battle of the Bands Invitational. Check this out… this is Central Carroll High School. Their theme for this event? Dance! They are one of 10 high schools from the CSRA competing for bragging rights on who's the best band. 

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  • Grovetown man advocates for Male breast cancer

    Grovetown man advocates for Male breast cancer

    Monday, October 17 2016 9:27 AM EDT2016-10-17 13:27:36 GMT

    Breast cancer is a cause that is usually well supported, but there is one aspect of breast cancer that is rarely mentioned. Male breast cancer. But Cecil Herrin is working to change that. "I had the most devastating moment of my life when they told me I had breast cancer."

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    Breast cancer is a cause that is usually well supported, but there is one aspect of breast cancer that is rarely mentioned. Male breast cancer. But Cecil Herrin is working to change that. "I had the most devastating moment of my life when they told me I had breast cancer."

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  • Breaking

    DSS: Current SNAP recipients can apply for help replacing food lost during Matthew

    DSS: Current SNAP recipients can apply for help replacing food lost during Matthew

    Thursday, October 13 2016 2:16 PM EDT2016-10-13 18:16:06 GMT
    Source: PixabaySource: Pixabay

    Participants in South Carolina's SNAP assistance program may apply for financial help replacing food lost during Hurricane Matthew, the state's Department of Social Services said on Thursday.

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    Participants in South Carolina's SNAP assistance program may apply for financial help replacing food lost during Hurricane Matthew, the state's Department of Social Services said on Thursday.

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  • UPDATE: Evacuation order lifted following gas leak in Jenkins County

    UPDATE: Evacuation order lifted following gas leak in Jenkins County

    Saturday, October 8 2016 7:50 PM EDT2016-10-08 23:50:36 GMT
    Source: WFXGSource: WFXG

    The explosion happened along Highway 25 near Perkins Road.

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    The explosion happened along Highway 25 near Perkins Road.

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