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  • Augusta on Ice benefits in more ways than excitement

    Augusta on Ice benefits in more ways than excitement

    Friday, November 17 2017 9:26 PM EST2017-11-18 02:26:33 GMT
    For weeks the elves have been working around the clock to turn the Augusta Common into a winter wonderland. Whether you've been naughty or nice, one thing is for certain Santa Claus is making his way to downtown Augusta starting Friday. FOX 54 was able to catch up with the first family that punched their tickets in for the festivities and the nerves were high for some. "Because it was my first time and I just learned to skate without the walker thing," says Eileen Cagle. ...More >>
    For weeks the elves have been working around the clock to turn the Augusta Common into a winter wonderland. Whether you've been naughty or nice, one thing is for certain Santa Claus is making his way to downtown Augusta starting Friday. FOX 54 was able to catch up with the first family that punched their tickets in for the festivities and the nerves were high for some. "Because it was my first time and I just learned to skate without the walker thing," says Eileen Cagle. ...More >>
  • Burke Co hosts turkey giveaway

    Burke Co hosts turkey giveaway

    Friday, November 17 2017 9:00 PM EST2017-11-18 02:00:33 GMT

    Burke County Sheriff’s Office partnered with A Child’s World Academy and Peach State Health Plan to provide free turkeys to families in need. Hundreds of residents came out to pick up their turkeys and express their gratitude to the Sheriff’s Office.

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    Burke County Sheriff’s Office partnered with A Child’s World Academy and Peach State Health Plan to provide free turkeys to families in need. Hundreds of residents came out to pick up their turkeys and express their gratitude to the Sheriff’s Office.

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  • 2 arrested in Burke Co. drug bust

    2 arrested in Burke Co. drug bust

    Friday, November 17 2017 5:44 PM EST2017-11-17 22:44:59 GMT
    Sardis drug bust 11/17/17 (source: Burke County Sheriff's Office)Sardis drug bust 11/17/17 (source: Burke County Sheriff's Office)

    Two suspects have been arrested in a drug bust in Sardis. The Burke County Sheriff's Office Narcotics Division arrested forty-six-year-old David Austin Hammond and thirty-six-year-old Stephanie Belanger on Thursday, Nov. 16.

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    Two suspects have been arrested in a drug bust in Sardis. The Burke County Sheriff's Office Narcotics Division arrested forty-six-year-old David Austin Hammond and thirty-six-year-old Stephanie Belanger on Thursday, Nov. 16.

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  • Suspicious death investigation underway after burn victim dies

    Suspicious death investigation underway after burn victim dies

    Friday, November 17 2017 10:30 AM EST2017-11-17 15:30:33 GMT
    Source: WFXGSource: WFXG

    The Coroner's and Sheriff's office is investigating a suspicious death that happened on Skinner Mill Road. Tiquanya Jones was admitted to the burn center with over 80% of her body burnt. She later died on Thursday.

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    The Coroner's and Sheriff's office is investigating a suspicious death that happened on Skinner Mill Road. Tiquanya Jones was admitted to the burn center with over 80% of her body burnt. She later died on Thursday.

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  • Windsor man killed in Charleston Hwy. crash identified

    Windsor man killed in Charleston Hwy. crash identified

    Friday, November 17 2017 1:29 PM EST2017-11-17 18:29:55 GMT
    Fatal accident on Dean's Bridge and Murphy Road intersectionSource: WFXGFatal accident on Dean's Bridge and Murphy Road intersectionSource: WFXG

    The Aiken County Coroner's Office and South Carolina Highway Patrol are investigating an early-morning crash that took the life of a Windsor man. Seventy-year-old Charlie J. Buff of Grover's Road was pronounced dead at the scene from injuries he sustained in the crash.

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    The Aiken County Coroner's Office and South Carolina Highway Patrol are investigating an early-morning crash that took the life of a Windsor man. Seventy-year-old Charlie J. Buff of Grover's Road was pronounced dead at the scene from injuries he sustained in the crash.

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  • Augusta YMCA & Augusta Housing Authority partner for 2nd bed donation delivery

    Augusta YMCA & Augusta Housing Authority partner for 2nd bed donation delivery

    Friday, November 17 2017 11:09 AM EST2017-11-17 16:09:45 GMT

    The Greater Augusta Family YMCA has partnered with the Augusta Housing Authority and area businesses to provide brand new beds and linens for children of under-resourced families.

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    The Greater Augusta Family YMCA has partnered with the Augusta Housing Authority and area businesses to provide brand new beds and linens for children of under-resourced families.

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  • It's beginning to look a lot like...Augusta on Ice

    It's beginning to look a lot like...Augusta on Ice

    Friday, November 17 2017 10:28 AM EST2017-11-17 15:28:04 GMT
    Augusta on Ice runs November 17 through January 6, 2018, at the Augusta Common; WFXG.Augusta on Ice runs November 17 through January 6, 2018, at the Augusta Common; WFXG.

    If you wanted to test your mettle against the weather in a more northerly climate, now is your chance. The inaugural year of the CSRA's newest holiday tradition has arrived.

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    If you wanted to test your mettle against the weather in a more northerly climate, now is your chance. The inaugural year of the CSRA's newest holiday tradition has arrived.

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  • Augusta schedules service day in Bethlehem neighborhood

    Augusta schedules service day in Bethlehem neighborhood

    Friday, November 17 2017 10:20 AM EST2017-11-17 15:20:23 GMT
    Source: Pablo, community serviceSource: Pablo, community service
    Augusta staff and volunteers will return to the Bethlehem community on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017, to continue their efforts to help make the neighborhood look better.  Volunteers will offer help to residents inside the area bounded by Anderson Avenue to the north, Mill Street to the west, MLK Jr. Boulevard to the south, and Twelfth Street to the east. Volunteers represent several Augusta government entities, including the Augusta Administrator’s Office, Marshal’s Offic...More >>
    Augusta staff and volunteers will return to the Bethlehem community on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017, to continue their efforts to help make the neighborhood look better.  Volunteers will offer help to residents inside the area bounded by Anderson Avenue to the north, Mill Street to the west, MLK Jr. Boulevard to the south, and Twelfth Street to the east. Volunteers represent several Augusta government entities, including the Augusta Administrator’s Office, Marshal’s Offic...More >>
  • Special Report: Evans and Martinez Hometown Tour

    Special Report: Evans and Martinez Hometown Tour

    Friday, November 17 2017 10:01 AM EST2017-11-17 15:01:52 GMT
    Source: Columbia Co.Source: Columbia Co.

    As far a history goes for Columbia County many of their historical structures no longer exist. This is due to deterioration, fires, and simply being torn down for new developments. The County is focused on making the future of their residents positive. 

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    As far a history goes for Columbia County many of their historical structures no longer exist. This is due to deterioration, fires, and simply being torn down for new developments. The County is focused on making the future of their residents positive. 

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  • Special Report: Grovetown Hometown Tour

    Special Report: Grovetown Hometown Tour

    Friday, November 17 2017 9:49 AM EST2017-11-17 14:49:48 GMT
    Source: Grovetown MuseumSource: Grovetown Museum

    Boasting a population of more than 135,000 residents Columbia County is growing. One of the area seeing the most growth is Grovetown. It is the largest city and only 1 of 2 incorporated cities in Columbia County. 

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    Boasting a population of more than 135,000 residents Columbia County is growing. One of the area seeing the most growth is Grovetown. It is the largest city and only 1 of 2 incorporated cities in Columbia County. 

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  • Special Report: Harlem Hometown Tour

    Special Report: Harlem Hometown Tour

    Friday, November 17 2017 9:33 AM EST2017-11-17 14:33:52 GMT
    Special Report: Harlem Hometown TourSpecial Report: Harlem Hometown Tour

    Drive through the streets of downtown Harlem and you’ll see some of the city’s rich history. “We like to say in Columbia County it kind of historically was the heartbeat of Columbia County. It was the center,” said Brett Cook, Harlem’s City Manager. 

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    Drive through the streets of downtown Harlem and you’ll see some of the city’s rich history. “We like to say in Columbia County it kind of historically was the heartbeat of Columbia County. It was the center,” said Brett Cook, Harlem’s City Manager. 

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  • Columbia County police investigate Walmart theft

    Columbia County police investigate Walmart theft

    Friday, November 17 2017 9:33 AM EST2017-11-17 14:33:25 GMT
    Walmart theft suspect; Source: Columbia County Sheriff's OfficeWalmart theft suspect; Source: Columbia County Sheriff's Office

    The Columbia County Sheriff's Office is investigating a Walmart theft. The incident occurred on Nov. 13th around 11:30 a.m. at the...

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    The Columbia County Sheriff's Office is investigating a Walmart theft. The incident occurred on Nov. 13th around 11:30 a.m. at the...

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  • City is in contract negotiations for Pendleton King Park

    City is in contract negotiations for Pendleton King Park

    Thursday, November 16 2017 11:41 PM EST2017-11-17 04:41:56 GMT

    The future of a popular park is still a big question mark. On Wednesday, it was announced Pendleton King Park might be sold to a developer who has plans on turning it into a housing development.   Commissioner Sean Frantom says as of Thursday, the City is in negotiations with the developer to buy the property. Signs all over point to a place of rich history belonging to Pendleton King Park. In each direction, you see kids doing what kids come here to do, having f...

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    The future of a popular park is still a big question mark. On Wednesday, it was announced Pendleton King Park might be sold to a developer who has plans on turning it into a housing development.   Commissioner Sean Frantom says as of Thursday, the City is in negotiations with the developer to buy the property. Signs all over point to a place of rich history belonging to Pendleton King Park. In each direction, you see kids doing what kids come here to do, having f...

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  • UPDATE: Sheriff's Office makes arrest in Shoreline Drive shooting

    UPDATE: Sheriff's Office makes arrest in Shoreline Drive shooting

    Friday, November 17 2017 1:15 AM EST2017-11-17 06:15:03 GMT
    Shooting at Castle Pines Mobile Home Park (source: Sadie Grace Wodicka / Facebook)Shooting at Castle Pines Mobile Home Park (source: Sadie Grace Wodicka / Facebook)

    According to the sheriff's office, the shooting happened on the 1500 block of Shoreline Drive. Two men sustained gunshot wounds and ran to the Castle Pines Mobile Home Park, located at 3866 Mike Padgett Highway.

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    According to the sheriff's office, the shooting happened on the 1500 block of Shoreline Drive. Two men sustained gunshot wounds and ran to the Castle Pines Mobile Home Park, located at 3866 Mike Padgett Highway.

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    Coffee with your Congressman taking place today

    Coffee with your Congressman taking place today

    Friday, November 17 2017 6:03 AM EST2017-11-17 11:03:20 GMT

    Friday, November 17th, Congressman Jody Hice will host a " Coffee with your Congressman" at the McDuffie County Farm Bureau. It will take place between 8 and 9 this morning.

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    Friday, November 17th, Congressman Jody Hice will host a " Coffee with your Congressman" at the McDuffie County Farm Bureau. It will take place between 8 and 9 this morning.

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  • Edgefield County Emergency Management Agency practice response to widespread power outage

    Edgefield County Emergency Management Agency practice response to widespread power outage

    Thursday, November 16 2017 9:36 PM EST2017-11-17 02:36:28 GMT
    Edgefield County Emergency Management Agency practice response to widespread power outage (WFXG)Edgefield County Emergency Management Agency practice response to widespread power outage (WFXG)

    Edgefield County Emergency Management Agency made efforts to stay one step ahead when it comes to power outages. Edgefield County EMA hosted a "hypothetical" tabletop exercise for agencies to look at their abilites to respond to a widespread power outage.

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    Edgefield County Emergency Management Agency made efforts to stay one step ahead when it comes to power outages. Edgefield County EMA hosted a "hypothetical" tabletop exercise for agencies to look at their abilites to respond to a widespread power outage.

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  • TRAFFIC ALERT: Crash at Heard Ave. and Wrightsboro Rd.

    TRAFFIC ALERT: Crash at Heard Ave. and Wrightsboro Rd.

    Thursday, November 16 2017 1:18 PM EST2017-11-16 18:18:03 GMT
    Source: WFXGSource: WFXG

    Augusta Dispatch confirms a crash at Heard Ave. and Wrightsboro Rd.  The call came in at...

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    Augusta Dispatch confirms a crash at Heard Ave. and Wrightsboro Rd.  The call came in at...

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  • Local coffee shop creates special blend to help cancer patients

    Local coffee shop creates special blend to help cancer patients

    Thursday, November 16 2017 1:06 PM EST2017-11-16 18:06:40 GMT

    A cup of coffee may help find the latest development in cancer research. A couple in Augusta is using their own custom brew and their personal experiences to make a difference. 

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    A cup of coffee may help find the latest development in cancer research. A couple in Augusta is using their own custom brew and their personal experiences to make a difference. 

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  • Wrens police chief turns himself in to Jefferson Co. Sheriff's Office

    Wrens police chief turns himself in to Jefferson Co. Sheriff's Office

    Thursday, November 16 2017 12:33 PM EST2017-11-16 17:33:42 GMT
    Gary McCord (source: Wrens Police Department)Gary McCord (source: Wrens Police Department)

    The Wrens City Council will hold a special meeting at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday to appoint Jim Votaw as Interim Chief of Police.

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    The Wrens City Council will hold a special meeting at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday to appoint Jim Votaw as Interim Chief of Police.

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  • Warrenville man killed in Jefferson Davis Hwy. crash

    Warrenville man killed in Jefferson Davis Hwy. crash

    Thursday, November 16 2017 12:15 PM EST2017-11-16 17:15:51 GMT
    Source: WFXGSource: WFXG

    The Aiken County Coroner's Office is investigating a deadly crash that claimed the life of a Warrenville man. Eighteen-year-old Nicholas R. Nettles was pronounced dead at the scene of a crash involving two vehicles on the 400 block of Jefferson Davis Highway Wednesday night.

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    The Aiken County Coroner's Office is investigating a deadly crash that claimed the life of a Warrenville man. Eighteen-year-old Nicholas R. Nettles was pronounced dead at the scene of a crash involving two vehicles on the 400 block of Jefferson Davis Highway Wednesday night.

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  • Did you know it is illegal for South Carolina drivers to leave vehicles running and unattended?

    Did you know it is illegal for South Carolina drivers to leave vehicles running and unattended?

    Thursday, November 16 2017 11:10 AM EST2017-11-16 16:10:39 GMT
    Did you know it is illegal for South Carolina and Georgia drivers to leave vehicles running and unattended? (WFXG)Did you know it is illegal for South Carolina and Georgia drivers to leave vehicles running and unattended? (WFXG)

    With cooler temperatures, starting up your car and leaving it unattended to warm up or to run into a store could lead to a citation for South Carolina and Georgia drivers. It is a law that's been on the books for years.

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    With cooler temperatures, starting up your car and leaving it unattended to warm up or to run into a store could lead to a citation for South Carolina and Georgia drivers. It is a law that's been on the books for years. "We had an incident where somebody drove off and there was actually a child in the car seat in the back of the car.", says Lt. Karl Odenthal, with Aiken Public Safety. Lt. Odenthal says Aiken has seen its fair share of car thefts and a big reason, unat...

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  • Lights of the South flips the 'on' switch

    Lights of the South flips the 'on' switch

    Thursday, November 16 2017 8:35 AM EST2017-11-16 13:35:07 GMT
    Lights of the South runs 6-10pm through December 30; WFXG.Lights of the South runs 6-10pm through December 30; WFXG.

    A holiday tradition spanning more than a decade is back in business with Lights of the South in Grovetown.

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    A holiday tradition spanning more than a decade is back in business with Lights of the South in Grovetown.

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  • Suspect Wanted in Connection to Barret Auto Sales Burglary

    Suspect Wanted in Connection to Barret Auto Sales Burglary

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

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

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

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  • Burke County to host first turkey giveaway event

    Burke County to host first turkey giveaway event

    Wednesday, November 15 2017 9:11 AM EST2017-11-15 14:11:03 GMT
    Burke County Turkey Giveaway; Source: BCSOBurke County Turkey Giveaway; Source: BCSO

    Burke County will have what they are calling their First Annual Turkey Give-Away. The event will take place...

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    Burke County will have what they are calling their First Annual Turkey Give-Away. The event will take place...

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  • High 5 4 Kids: Jamaira Arroyo

    High 5 4 Kids: Jamaira Arroyo

    Wednesday, November 15 2017 10:40 PM EST2017-11-16 03:40:29 GMT
    This week on High 5 4 Kids, we're telling you about one 8-year-old who is passing down the tradition of courage to her siblings. Being the only girl in a household with two younger brothers, 8-year-old Jamaira Arroyo will tell you disagreements tend to happen every once in a while."They just drive me nuts," she says. She says she's learned the value of working hard not only by being the role model for her younger brothers but also not giving up on things that you want...More >>
    This week on High 5 4 Kids, we're telling you about one 8-year-old who is passing down the tradition of courage to her siblings. Being the only girl in a household with two younger brothers, 8-year-old Jamaira Arroyo will tell you disagreements tend to happen every once in a while."They just drive me nuts," she says. She says she's learned the value of working hard not only by being the role model for her younger brothers but also not giving up on things that you want...More >>
  • Sheriff's Department will receive around $1.7 out of $2.4 Million it requested in raises

    Sheriff's Department will receive around $1.7 out of $2.4 Million it requested in raises

    Wednesday, November 15 2017 10:26 PM EST2017-11-16 03:26:17 GMT
    Trick-or-treat with the Richmond County Sheriff's Office (source: WFXG)Trick-or-treat with the Richmond County Sheriff's Office (source: WFXG)

    For weeks, the Augusta Commission has been debating which positions to cut and which departments will get raises.  On Wednesday, City leaders and Sheriff Richard Roundtree mapped out a plan that points to his department seeing an increase in pay. Overall, deputies will see a million dollars more than what was proposed last week.   "This allows us to address our most critical needs which is retention and a competitive salary," says Sheriff Roundtree.  O...

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    For weeks, the Augusta Commission has been debating which positions to cut and which departments will get raises.  On Wednesday, City leaders and Sheriff Richard Roundtree mapped out a plan that points to his department seeing an increase in pay. Overall, deputies will see a million dollars more than what was proposed last week.   "This allows us to address our most critical needs which is retention and a competitive salary," says Sheriff Roundtree.  O...

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  • Groundbreaking held for the Starbucks Augusta Soluble Coffee Plant expansion

    Groundbreaking held for the Starbucks Augusta Soluble Coffee Plant expansion

    Wednesday, November 15 2017 9:14 PM EST2017-11-16 02:14:19 GMT
    Groundbreaking held for the Starbucks Augusta Soluble Coffee Plant expansion (WFXGGroundbreaking held for the Starbucks Augusta Soluble Coffee Plant expansion (WFXG

    The Starbucks Augusta Soluble Coffee Plant is expanding. On November 15 the company held a groundbreaking and revealed the details about the plan. Starbucks Augusta Plant will begin working on a new facility.

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    The Starbucks Augusta Soluble Coffee Plant is expanding. On November 15 the company held a groundbreaking and revealed the details about the plan. Starbucks Augusta Plant will begin working on a new facility.

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  • UPDATE: Henry B. King Trust releases statement on future of Pendleton King Park

    UPDATE: Henry B. King Trust releases statement on future of Pendleton King Park

    Wednesday, November 15 2017 4:50 PM EST2017-11-15 21:50:40 GMT
    Pendleton King Park future unknown; Source: Pendleton King Park FoundationPendleton King Park future unknown; Source: Pendleton King Park Foundation

    Pendleton King Park may see some big changes in the near future. The park has been operated through a partnership between...

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    Pendleton King Park may see some big changes in the near future. The park has been operated through a partnership between...

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  • Private developers keen on Augusta as demand for living spaces grows

    Private developers keen on Augusta as demand for living spaces grows

    Wednesday, November 15 2017 10:21 AM EST2017-11-15 15:21:38 GMT
    City leadership is happy with the economic outlook of Augusta, and says to expect more developers to invest soon; WFXG.City leadership is happy with the economic outlook of Augusta, and says to expect more developers to invest soon; WFXG.

    The city is moving forward with a lot of momentum and private developers are the straw stirring the drink. There has been a large push from developers who see multi-family housing opportunities in the city, with announcements continuing to trickle in.

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    The city is moving forward with a lot of momentum and private developers are the straw stirring the drink. There has been a large push from developers who see multi-family housing opportunities in the city, with announcements continuing to trickle in.

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  • Tips to avoid utility scams

    Tips to avoid utility scams

    Wednesday, November 15 2017 10:08 AM EST2017-11-15 15:08:26 GMT
    Georgia Power scam tips; Source: WFXGGeorgia Power scam tips; Source: WFXG

    Georgia Power and other water, gas, and electric companies across the nation are warning customers about utility scams. The power company says that they are...                     ...

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    Georgia Power and other water, gas, and electric companies across the nation are warning customers about utility scams. The power company says that they are...                     ...

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  • WANTED: Man wanted in Richmond County for questioning

    WANTED: Man wanted in Richmond County for questioning

    Wednesday, November 15 2017 8:29 AM EST2017-11-15 13:29:48 GMT
    Man wanted in Richmond County for questioning; Source: The Richmond County Sheriff's OfficeMan wanted in Richmond County for questioning; Source: The Richmond County Sheriff's Office

    The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is looking to identify a man for questioning.  The pictured man is wanted in connection to a financial transaction card fraud case. He is said to have allegedly...

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    The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is looking to identify a man for questioning.  The pictured man is wanted in connection to a financial transaction card fraud case. He is said to have allegedly...

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  • Applications for Toys for Tots being accepted in Columbia County

    Applications for Toys for Tots being accepted in Columbia County

    Wednesday, November 15 2017 7:29 AM EST2017-11-15 12:29:37 GMT
    Toys for Tots in Columbia County; Source: Toys for TotsToys for Tots in Columbia County; Source: Toys for Tots

    If you were looking to benefit from Toys for Tots, this is your chance to apply! A representative from Toys for Tots will be accepting applications at the Columbia County...

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    If you were looking to benefit from Toys for Tots, this is your chance to apply! A representative from Toys for Tots will be accepting applications at the Columbia County...

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  • How to keep your home fire free during the holidays

    How to keep your home fire free during the holidays

    Wednesday, November 15 2017 7:14 AM EST2017-11-15 12:14:30 GMT
    Turkey frying tips from NFPA; Source: WFXGTurkey frying tips from NFPA; Source: WFXG

    It's the holiday season and fire crews see plenty of house fires during this time. The National Fire Protection Association says that...

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    It's the holiday season and fire crews see plenty of house fires during this time. The National Fire Protection Association says that...

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  • 2017 "Stuff That Legends Are Made Of" awards ceremony

    2017 "Stuff That Legends Are Made Of" awards ceremony

    Wednesday, November 15 2017 6:12 AM EST2017-11-15 11:12:40 GMT
    2017 "Stuff That Legends Are Made Of" awards cermony; Source: WFXG2017 "Stuff That Legends Are Made Of" awards cermony; Source: WFXG

    Eden's Ministry will be holding their 2017 "Stuff That Legends Are Made Of" awards. This award is given to four honorees throughout the CSRA who have changed the face, history, and future of our various communities in Georgia and South Carolina.

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    Eden's Ministry will be holding their 2017 "Stuff That Legends Are Made Of" awards. This award is given to four honorees throughout the CSRA who have changed the face, history, and future of our various communities in Georgia and South Carolina.

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  • Power restored after crash in North Augusta

    Power restored after crash in North Augusta

    Wednesday, November 15 2017 12:36 AM EST2017-11-15 05:36:36 GMT
    Source: WFXGSource: WFXG

    Power has been restored after a crash in North Augusta on Tuesday night. North Augusta Public Safety Dispatch says a car crashed into a power pole on Georgia Avenue near the Post Office, bringing down a power line. 

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    Power has been restored after a crash in North Augusta on Tuesday night. North Augusta Public Safety Dispatch says a car crashed into a power pole on Georgia Avenue near the Post Office, bringing down a power line. 

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  • City Leaders want to revisit Golf Cart Ordinance

    City Leaders want to revisit Golf Cart Ordinance

    Tuesday, November 14 2017 8:49 PM EST2017-11-15 01:49:08 GMT
    There could be changes coming that can allow people to drive golf-cart's throughout the City on public streets. In a City known as one of the golf capitals of the world, Commissioner Sean Frantom introduced the idea of adopting an ordinance that will allow people to drive golf carts throughout city streets. "Now is the time for us to get with what other cities are doing across the country," he says. According to the Mayor, an Ordinance is already in effect but it only...More >>
    There could be changes coming that can allow people to drive golf-cart's throughout the City on public streets. In a City known as one of the golf capitals of the world, Commissioner Sean Frantom introduced the idea of adopting an ordinance that will allow people to drive golf carts throughout city streets. "Now is the time for us to get with what other cities are doing across the country," he says. According to the Mayor, an Ordinance is already in effect but it only...More >>
  • Richmond Co BOE signs off on new cyber magnet program for students

    Richmond Co BOE signs off on new cyber magnet program for students

    Tuesday, November 14 2017 8:30 PM EST2017-11-15 01:30:26 GMT

    The Richmond County Board of Education met to discuss a number of items but among those were the proposal of a new cyber magnet program for students.

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    The Richmond County Board of Education met to discuss a number of items but among those were the proposal of a new cyber magnet program for students.

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  • Spread holiday cheer worldwide this week with shoe boxes

    Spread holiday cheer worldwide this week with shoe boxes

    Tuesday, November 14 2017 8:10 PM EST2017-11-15 01:10:00 GMT
    Operation Christmas Child uses a wide community of parishes and churches across the globe to organize the collection and delivery of the donations; WFXG.Operation Christmas Child uses a wide community of parishes and churches across the globe to organize the collection and delivery of the donations; WFXG.

    A national program is trying to spread holiday cheer around the world with something so simple: shoe boxes.

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    A national program is trying to spread holiday cheer around the world with something so simple: shoe boxes.

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  • Department of Juvenile Justice opening new facility in Wilkes

    Department of Juvenile Justice opening new facility in Wilkes

    Tuesday, November 14 2017 4:21 PM EST2017-11-14 21:21:27 GMT

    The Department of Juvenile Justice held a ribbon cutting ceremony for a brand new detention center in Wilkes County. This state of the art facility aims to give kids a greater shot at a second chance.

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    The Department of Juvenile Justice held a ribbon cutting ceremony for a brand new detention center in Wilkes County. This state of the art facility aims to give kids a greater shot at a second chance.

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  • Pedestrian killed by truck on Deans Bridge Rd. identified

    Pedestrian killed by truck on Deans Bridge Rd. identified

    Tuesday, November 14 2017 1:10 PM EST2017-11-14 18:10:08 GMT
    Fatal accident on Dean's Bridge and Murphy Road intersectionSource: WFXGFatal accident on Dean's Bridge and Murphy Road intersectionSource: WFXG

    The man struck and killed by a truck on Deans Bridge Road Monday night has been identified. According to the Richmond County Coroner's Office, sixty-year-old Nathan George Braddy, was struck by a Ford F-150 at around 6:55 p.m. at the intersection of Deans Bridge Road and Murphy Road.

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    The man struck and killed by a truck on Deans Bridge Road Monday night has been identified. According to the Richmond County Coroner's Office, sixty-year-old Nathan George Braddy, was struck by a Ford F-150 at around 6:55 p.m. at the intersection of Deans Bridge Road and Murphy Road.

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  • South Carolina confirms first flu-related death

    South Carolina confirms first flu-related death

    Tuesday, November 14 2017 11:48 AM EST2017-11-14 16:48:02 GMT
    South Carolina confirms first flu related death; Source:  (wfxg)South Carolina confirms first flu related death; Source: (wfxg)

    It's flu season and The S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control has confirmed its first flu-related death this season. The identity of that person...

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    It's flu season and The S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control has confirmed its first flu-related death this season. The identity of that person...

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  • Paine College to host Music Festival

    Paine College to host Music Festival

    Tuesday, November 14 2017 11:32 AM EST2017-11-14 16:32:44 GMT
    Paine College Music Fest; Source: Paine CollegePaine College Music Fest; Source: Paine College

    Paine College will be hosting the Ann N. Johnson Music Festival Saturday, Nov. 18th. The festival will aide in providing scholarships for...

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    Paine College will be hosting the Ann N. Johnson Music Festival Saturday, Nov. 18th. The festival will aide in providing scholarships for...

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  • Garrett Elementary to celebrate with extravaganza event

    Garrett Elementary to celebrate with extravaganza event

    Tuesday, November 14 2017 8:48 AM EST2017-11-14 13:48:06 GMT
    Garrett Elementary Extravaganza; Source: Garrett ElementaryGarrett Elementary Extravaganza; Source: Garrett Elementary

    Garrett Elementary School is having an extravaganza in celebration of their...

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    Garrett Elementary School is having an extravaganza in celebration of their...

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  • Columbia County authorities search for stolen credit card suspect

    Columbia County authorities search for stolen credit card suspect

    Tuesday, November 14 2017 8:32 AM EST2017-11-14 13:32:46 GMT
    Wanted suspect; Source: Columbia County Sheriff's OfficeWanted suspect; Source: Columbia County Sheriff's Office

    Authorities in Columbia County are searching for a suspect involved in a stolen credit card case. The card is said to have been stolen...

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    Authorities in Columbia County are searching for a suspect involved in a stolen credit card case. The card is said to have been stolen...

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  • Guitar Pull TODAY!

    Guitar Pull TODAY!

    Tuesday, November 14 2017 8:02 AM EST2017-11-14 13:02:47 GMT
    Guitar Pull 2017; (Source: Kicks99)Guitar Pull 2017; (Source: Kicks99)

    Guitar Pull is today! Fans have been waiting since tickets went on sale back in Sept. and the day is here. The 19th annual event will feature...

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    Guitar Pull is today! Fans have been waiting since tickets went on sale back in Sept. and the day is here. The 19th annual event will feature...

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  • Resident's holiday travel may change due to increase in gas prices

    Resident's holiday travel may change due to increase in gas prices

    Monday, November 13 2017 9:22 PM EST2017-11-14 02:22:56 GMT
    Residents holiday travel may change due to increase in gas prices (WFXG)Residents holiday travel may change due to increase in gas prices (WFXG)

    Copyright 2017 WFXG. All rights reserved.

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    Copyright 2017 WFXG. All rights reserved.

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  • Aiken city officials hold groundbreaking for new park

    Aiken city officials hold groundbreaking for new park

    Monday, November 13 2017 8:29 PM EST2017-11-14 01:29:05 GMT

    Aiken city officials broke ground on the new Northside Park November 13th, 2017 at 4 p.m. The park will span to 120 acres and phase one will just include construction for the first 40.

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    Aiken city officials broke ground on the new Northside Park November 13th, 2017 at 4 p.m. The park will span to 120 acres and phase one will just include construction for the first 40.

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  • Subject wanted for questioning in Hibbett Sport card fraud case

    Subject wanted for questioning in Hibbett Sport card fraud case

    Monday, November 13 2017 4:24 PM EST2017-11-13 21:24:40 GMT
    Hibbett Sport card fraud subject (source: Richmond County Sheriff's Office)Hibbett Sport card fraud subject (source: Richmond County Sheriff's Office)

    The subject pictured in this article is wanted for questioning in a fraudulent transaction that happened on Sept. 23, 2017 at Hibbett Sport & City Gear on Gordon Highway.

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    The subject pictured in this article is wanted for questioning in a fraudulent transaction that happened on Sept. 23, 2017 at Hibbett Sport & City Gear on Gordon Highway.

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  • Victim in Drone Rd. crash identified

    Victim in Drone Rd. crash identified

    Monday, November 13 2017 11:50 AM EST2017-11-13 16:50:52 GMT
    Source: WFXGSource: WFXG

    The victim in Saturday's deadly crash on Drone Road has been identified as fifty-year-old James Bostic of the 600 block of Drone Road.

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    The victim in Saturday's deadly crash on Drone Road has been identified as fifty-year-old James Bostic of the 600 block of Drone Road.

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  • 8-year-old killed in Windsor crash

    8-year-old killed in Windsor crash

    Monday, November 13 2017 1:16 PM EST2017-11-13 18:16:39 GMT
    Source: WFXGSource: WFXG

    The Aiken County Coroner's Office and South Carolina Highway Patrol are investigating a crash that took the life of an eight-year-old child from Barnwell. Javion Hayward died early Monday morning from injuries sustained in a crash in Windsor Saturday night.

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    The Aiken County Coroner's Office and South Carolina Highway Patrol are investigating a crash that took the life of an eight-year-old child from Barnwell. Javion Hayward died early Monday morning from injuries sustained in a crash in Windsor Saturday night.

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  • Richmond Co. working 2 crashes at intersection of Peach Orchard Rd., Rosier Rd.

    Richmond Co. working 2 crashes at intersection of Peach Orchard Rd., Rosier Rd.

    Monday, November 13 2017 1:11 PM EST2017-11-13 18:11:08 GMT
    Source: WFXGSource: WFXG
    The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is on the scene of two separate crashes at the same intersection in Augusta. Dispatch tells FOX 54 there are two collisions at the intersection of Peach Orchard Road and Rosier Road. The first call came in at 12:17 p.m. One collision involves a tractor-trailer. Two Northbound lanes of Peach Orchard Road are blocked. There is no official word on how many may be injured, but the Augusta Fire Department and EMS are on the scene. We will update this...More >>
    The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is on the scene of two separate crashes at the same intersection in Augusta. Dispatch tells FOX 54 there are two collisions at the intersection of Peach Orchard Road and Rosier Road. The first call came in at 12:17 p.m. One collision involves a tractor-trailer. Two Northbound lanes of Peach Orchard Road are blocked. There is no official word on how many may be injured, but the Augusta Fire Department and EMS are on the scene. We will update this...More >>
  • Fantasia, Bell Biv Devoe to perform at Bell Auditorium

    Fantasia, Bell Biv Devoe to perform at Bell Auditorium

    Monday, November 13 2017 11:59 AM EST2017-11-13 16:59:18 GMT
    Fantasia to headline concert; Source: Augusta Entertainment ComplexFantasia to headline concert; Source: Augusta Entertainment Complex

    Fantasia and Bell Biv Devoe will be performing at the Bell Auditorium. The concert will be on...

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    Fantasia and Bell Biv Devoe will be performing at the Bell Auditorium. The concert will be on...

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  • Images released for South Carolina REAL ID cards

    Images released for South Carolina REAL ID cards

    Monday, November 13 2017 11:10 AM EST2017-11-13 16:10:50 GMT
    REAL ID images; Source: South Carolina Department of Motor VehiclesREAL ID images; Source: South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles

    The images for South Carolina's REAL ID cards have been released for the public's viewing. REAL ID's are set to be implemented for the first quarter of 2018. 

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    The images for South Carolina's REAL ID cards have been released for the public's viewing. REAL ID's are set to be implemented for the first quarter of 2018. 

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  • Preparing cars for the cold weather

    Preparing cars for the cold weather

    Monday, November 13 2017 9:13 AM EST2017-11-13 14:13:46 GMT

    Cold weather preparations include more than pulling out those space heaters and making sure those winter coats fit. It's also important to make sure your car is ready for the cold weather. 

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    Cold weather preparations include more than pulling out those space heaters and making sure those winter coats fit. It's also important to make sure your car is ready for the cold weather. 

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  • New park in Aiken intends to impress

    New park in Aiken intends to impress

    Monday, November 13 2017 6:21 AM EST2017-11-13 11:21:06 GMT
    An overhead of the park, as imagined by city architects; City of Aiken.An overhead of the park, as imagined by city architects; City of Aiken.

    Aiken's department of parks and recreation will celebrate the groundbreaking of the city's newest park. And it definitely stack up.

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    Aiken's department of parks and recreation will celebrate the groundbreaking of the city's newest park. And it definitely stack up.

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  • The Family Y partners with furniture stores to provide children with beds

    The Family Y partners with furniture stores to provide children with beds

    Sunday, November 12 2017 8:06 PM EST2017-11-13 01:06:27 GMT

    The Family Y is starting the holiday season off right by giving away beds to children in low-income families. "I’m just excited so I really don’t know what to say.” Thankful…that her children who’ve never had a bed to sleep in will finally have one. 

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    The Family Y is starting the holiday season off right by giving away beds to children in low-income families. "I’m just excited so I really don’t know what to say.” Thankful…that her children who’ve never had a bed to sleep in will finally have one. 

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  • Small businesses encourage residents to shop local

    Small businesses encourage residents to shop local

    Sunday, November 12 2017 4:56 PM EST2017-11-12 21:56:37 GMT
    Small businesses encourage residents to shop local (WFXG)Small businesses encourage residents to shop local (WFXG)

    Johnston, a city known by many in the CSRA as the Peach Capitol, hosted a shop small Sunday event downtown on November 12. All shops were open to boost and encourage residents to shop at their local stores.

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    Johnston, a city known by many in the CSRA as the Peach Capitol, hosted a shop small Sunday event downtown on November 12. All shops were open to boost and encourage residents to shop at their local stores.

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  • Kroger launches Can Hunger campaign

    Kroger launches Can Hunger campaign

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

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

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

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  • Junior League of Augusta hosts Holiday Market in Columbia County

    Junior League of Augusta hosts Holiday Market in Columbia County

    Sunday, November 12 2017 2:40 PM EST2017-11-12 19:40:38 GMT

    The Junior League of Augusta decided to bring some holiday cheer to Columbia County with their annual Holiday Market…and today they held a grant presentation for a few local organizations. The Junior League of Augusta is a women’s organization that focuses on networking and training.

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    The Junior League of Augusta decided to bring some holiday cheer to Columbia County with their annual Holiday Market…and today they held a grant presentation for a few local organizations. The Junior League of Augusta is a women’s organization that focuses on networking and training.

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  • Richmond County hosts Veterans Day Parade and observation

    Richmond County hosts Veterans Day Parade and observation

    Sunday, November 12 2017 1:31 PM EST2017-11-12 18:31:33 GMT

    The Military Order of the World Wars Augusta Chapter held the Augusta CSRA Veterans Day Observance and Ceremony at the All Wars Monument. The ceremony was at 4th and Broad Street.

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    The Military Order of the World Wars Augusta Chapter held the Augusta CSRA Veterans Day Observance and Ceremony at the All Wars Monument. The ceremony was at 4th and Broad Street.

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  • Pedestrian struck on Laney Walker Ext. dies

    Pedestrian struck on Laney Walker Ext. dies

    Sunday, November 12 2017 7:50 AM EST2017-11-12 12:50:23 GMT
    Source: WFXGSource: WFXG

    One man has died from injuries that he sustained from being struck by a car in Augusta weeks ago.

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    One man has died from injuries that he sustained from being struck by a car in Augusta weeks ago.

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  • Property Owner of Pace's Run working with Aiken to take action on violence

    Property Owner of Pace's Run working with Aiken to take action on violence

    Friday, November 10 2017 10:22 PM EST2017-11-11 03:22:09 GMT
    Pace's Run Apartments (WFXG)Pace's Run Apartments (WFXG)
    In October the City of Aiken along with the Department of Public Safety sent a letter to the owners of Paces Run Apartments with an ultimatum. Either develop a plan to fight the crime in the neighborhood or run the risk of losing their business license.  Community Affairs & Tourism Manager for Aiken Tim O'Briant says the owners are communicating with the city and that's a step in the right direction to fight crime at the Paces Run Apartments. Since 2015, there hav...More >>
    In October the City of Aiken along with the Department of Public Safety sent a letter to the owners of Paces Run Apartments with an ultimatum. Either develop a plan to fight the crime in the neighborhood or run the risk of losing their business license.  Community Affairs & Tourism Manager for Aiken Tim O'Briant says the owners are communicating with the city and that's a step in the right direction to fight crime at the Paces Run Apartments. Since 2015, there hav...More >>
  • Greater Augusta Partnership to host 3rd Annual Safety Festival

    Greater Augusta Partnership to host 3rd Annual Safety Festival

    Friday, November 10 2017 7:50 PM EST2017-11-11 00:50:53 GMT

    The Greater Augusta Partnership will host its 3rd Annual Fall Safety Festival Tuesday, November 21st. The event will be held at Daniel Field. The exact address is 1775 Highland Ave. It will begin at 10am and 2pm and is free to the public. It will include holiday safety tips, police/fire truck displays, bomb squad demos,  and face painting. It will also include a State Patrol Helicopter display, a video game trailer, pictures with Santa, and more. If you woul...

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    The Greater Augusta Partnership will host its 3rd Annual Fall Safety Festival Tuesday, November 21st. The event will be held at Daniel Field. The exact address is 1775 Highland Ave. It will begin at 10am and 2pm and is free to the public. It will include holiday safety tips, police/fire truck displays, bomb squad demos,  and face painting. It will also include a State Patrol Helicopter display, a video game trailer, pictures with Santa, and more. If you woul...

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  • USC Aiken hosts 3rd Annual Veteran's Day BBQ

    USC Aiken hosts 3rd Annual Veteran's Day BBQ

    Friday, November 10 2017 7:34 PM EST2017-11-11 00:34:28 GMT

    USC Aiken hosted their 3rd Annual Veteran’s BBQ to kick off Veteran’s weekend. Three years ago this Veteran’s appreciation day began with a simple breakfast. But organizer Robert Franklin says the reaction wasn’t as he had hoped.

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    USC Aiken hosted their 3rd Annual Veteran’s BBQ to kick off Veteran’s weekend. Three years ago this Veteran’s appreciation day began with a simple breakfast. But organizer Robert Franklin says the reaction wasn’t as he had hoped.

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  • North Augusta man arrested for sexual exploitation of children

    North Augusta man arrested for sexual exploitation of children

    Friday, November 10 2017 6:26 PM EST2017-11-10 23:26:22 GMT
    Mark Sanders (source: Aiken County Detention Center)Mark Sanders (source: Aiken County Detention Center)

    An Aiken County man has been arrested for the sexual exploitation of children. Mark Sanders of North Augusta was arrested Tuesday, Nov. 7.

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    An Aiken County man has been arrested for the sexual exploitation of children. Mark Sanders of North Augusta was arrested Tuesday, Nov. 7.

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  • Burning tractor trailer blocks EB I-20 in Aiken Co.

    Burning tractor trailer blocks EB I-20 in Aiken Co.

    Friday, November 10 2017 6:16 PM EST2017-11-10 23:16:45 GMT
    Source: WFXGSource: WFXG

    Firefighters are working to extinguish a burning tractor-trailer on I-20 in Aiken County. The call came into the Aiken County Sheriff's Office at 5:37 p.m. According to dispatch, fire trucks are blocking the Eastbound lanes near Exit 18.

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    Firefighters are working to extinguish a burning tractor-trailer on I-20 in Aiken County. The call came into the Aiken County Sheriff's Office at 5:37 p.m. According to dispatch, fire trucks are blocking the Eastbound lanes near Exit 18.

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  • SLIDESHOW: CSRA military veterans

    SLIDESHOW: CSRA military veterans

    Friday, November 10 2017 1:43 PM EST2017-11-10 18:43:55 GMT
    Source: WFXG FileSource: WFXG File

    FOX 54 would like to honor the CSRA's veterans. Our viewers submitted these photos of themselves and loved ones who have served in the military. Thank you all for your service!

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    FOX 54 would like to honor the CSRA's veterans. Our viewers submitted these photos of themselves and loved ones who have served in the military. Thank you all for your service!

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  • Tractor-trailer crash blocks all Westbound lanes of I-20 in Columbia Co.

    Tractor-trailer crash blocks all Westbound lanes of I-20 in Columbia Co.

    Friday, November 10 2017 11:29 AM EST2017-11-10 16:29:47 GMT
    Source: WFXGSource: WFXG

    The Columbia County Sheriff's Office is on the scene of a crash involving a tractor-trailer on I-20. The call came in at around 9:53 a.m. Columbia County dispatch tells FOX 54 that three vehicles are involved and there are injuries reported.

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    The Columbia County Sheriff's Office is on the scene of a crash involving a tractor-trailer on I-20. The call came in at around 9:53 a.m. Columbia County dispatch tells FOX 54 that three vehicles are involved and there are injuries reported.

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  • Weekend activities include a day of discovery and racing

    Weekend activities include a day of discovery and racing

    Friday, November 10 2017 10:28 AM EST2017-11-10 15:28:51 GMT
    Temperatures will float around in the 60s Saturday afternoon; WFXG.Temperatures will float around in the 60s Saturday afternoon; WFXG.

    Saturday will be all about discovery with Canal Fest and racing with Head of the South Regatta.

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    Saturday will be all about discovery with Canal Fest and racing with Head of the South Regatta.

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  • 3rd Annual Fall Safety Festival

    3rd Annual Fall Safety Festival

    Friday, November 10 2017 10:11 AM EST2017-11-10 15:11:06 GMT

    This year, the Richmond County Sheriff's Office, Fire Department, Augusta University Hospital along with other groups are partnering for the 3rd annual Fall Festival. ..

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    This year, the Richmond County Sheriff's Office, Fire Department, Augusta University Hospital along with other groups are partnering for the 3rd annual Fall Festival. ..

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  • Circle K launches 'Fuel Our Schools Program'

    Circle K launches 'Fuel Our Schools Program'

    Friday, November 10 2017 9:57 AM EST2017-11-10 14:57:16 GMT

    One stop at the gas pump can help local schools get some much needed funds. Circle K is kicking off their "Fueling Our Schools" campaign at pumps across the CSRA  

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    One stop at the gas pump can help local schools get some much needed funds. Circle K is kicking off their "Fueling Our Schools" campaign at pumps across the CSRA  

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  • BOIL WATER ADVISORY REPEALED: Langley, South Carolina

    BOIL WATER ADVISORY REPEALED: Langley, South Carolina

    Friday, November 10 2017 9:33 AM EST2017-11-10 14:33:58 GMT
    Boil Water Advisory; Source: WFXGBoil Water Advisory; Source: WFXG

    A boil water advisory has been issued for Langley, South Carolina. Residents in the area...

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    A boil water advisory has been issued for Langley, South Carolina. Residents in the area...

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  • Live fire training on Ft. Gordon

    Live fire training on Ft. Gordon

    Friday, November 10 2017 8:35 AM EST2017-11-10 13:35:36 GMT
    Live fire training on Fort Gordon; Source: (WXFG)Live fire training on Fort Gordon; Source: (WXFG)

    Fort Gordon will be conducting live fire training. This will be Nov. 11th and 12th from 7 a.m.-9 p.m. both days...

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    Fort Gordon will be conducting live fire training. This will be Nov. 11th and 12th from 7 a.m.-9 p.m. both days...

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  • Augusta Richmond County Historical Society holding Veterans Day celebration

    Augusta Richmond County Historical Society holding Veterans Day celebration

    Sunday, October 29 2017 11:14 PM EDT2017-10-30 03:14:28 GMT

    The Augusta Richmond County Historical Society is holding their annual Veterans Day celebration on Saturday, November 11.  It will be at 1 p.m. at Heroes Overlook and 10th Street.

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    The Augusta Richmond County Historical Society is holding their annual Veterans Day celebration on Saturday, November 11.  It will be at 1 p.m. at Heroes Overlook and 10th Street.

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  • Foundry Place Project a step closer to becoming Reality

    Foundry Place Project a step closer to becoming Reality

    Thursday, November 9 2017 11:11 PM EST2017-11-10 04:11:29 GMT
    Source: WFXGSource: WFXG
    It's been more than a 3 year long process for the Foundry Place Project. This 221-apartment complex shown on this sketch will be built near the medical district as part of a revitalization effort for that entire area. "It's nothing but opportunity and it's the first time we'll see a development of this size of this nature across the railroad tracks, it's going to open the door tremendously," says Shawn Edwards, Deputy Director of Housing & Community Development. Edward...More >>
    It's been more than a 3 year long process for the Foundry Place Project. This 221-apartment complex shown on this sketch will be built near the medical district as part of a revitalization effort for that entire area. "It's nothing but opportunity and it's the first time we'll see a development of this size of this nature across the railroad tracks, it's going to open the door tremendously," says Shawn Edwards, Deputy Director of Housing & Community Development. Edward...More >>
  • Georgia Cancer Center and local leaders discuss lung cancer prevention among minorities

    Georgia Cancer Center and local leaders discuss lung cancer prevention among minorities

    Thursday, November 9 2017 9:02 PM EST2017-11-10 02:02:53 GMT
    Georgia Cancer Center and local leaders discuss lung cancer prevention among minorities  (WFXG)Georgia Cancer Center and local leaders discuss lung cancer prevention among minorities (WFXG)

    Cancer prevention program leaders at the Georgia Cancer Center met tonight to discuss their efforts to reach minorities in the CSRA. It's called C-Care. and thanks to that program

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    Cancer prevention program leaders at the Georgia Cancer Center met tonight to discuss their efforts to reach minorities in the CSRA. It's called C-Care. and thanks to that program

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  • Multiple cars involved in crash on Bobby Jones near Walmart

    Multiple cars involved in crash on Bobby Jones near Walmart

    Thursday, November 9 2017 6:44 PM EST2017-11-09 23:44:31 GMT
    Crash on Bobby Jones near Walmart 11/9/17 (WFXG)Crash on Bobby Jones near Walmart 11/9/17 (WFXG)

    The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is working on a traffic accident on Bobby Jones Expressway in front of Walmart. Dispatch tells FOX 54 multiple cars are involved and there are multiple people are injured.

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    The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is working on a traffic accident on Bobby Jones Expressway in front of Walmart. Dispatch tells FOX 54 multiple cars are involved and there are multiple people are injured.

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  • Columbia County Fair

    Columbia County Fair

    Thursday, November 9 2017 3:46 PM EST2017-11-09 20:46:11 GMT
    Columbia County FairColumbia County Fair

    The Columbia County Fair has been open since last Thursday and it features many of the signature rides and food that sets it apart from other fairs.

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    The Columbia County Fair has been open since last Thursday and it features many of the signature rides and food that sets it apart from other fairs.

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  • U.S. Term Limits Praises Georgia Legislators for Signing Its Article V Pledge

    U.S. Term Limits Praises Georgia Legislators for Signing Its Article V Pledge

    Thursday, November 9 2017 10:06 AM EST2017-11-09 15:06:10 GMT
    Credit: Term LimitsCredit: Term Limits
    U.S. Term Limits (USTL), the leader in the national movement to limit terms of elected officials, is currently gathering support from state lawmakers across the nation, for an Article V convention to propose congressional term limits. With Florida already committed, Georgia is a key target state of the effort. This week, Georgia State House Representative (District 30), Emory Dunahoo, Jr., signed the Article V Term Limits Convention Pledge, joining several other Georgia legislato...More >>
    U.S. Term Limits (USTL), the leader in the national movement to limit terms of elected officials, is currently gathering support from state lawmakers across the nation, for an Article V convention to propose congressional term limits. With Florida already committed, Georgia is a key target state of the effort. This week, Georgia State House Representative (District 30), Emory Dunahoo, Jr., signed the Article V Term Limits Convention Pledge, joining several other Georgia legislato...More >>
  • SC Department of Education Releases Results of 11th Grade ACT Assessment

    SC Department of Education Releases Results of 11th Grade ACT Assessment

    Thursday, November 9 2017 9:54 AM EST2017-11-09 14:54:37 GMT
    2017 ACT Result Scores by subject; Credit: SC Dept. of Education2017 ACT Result Scores by subject; Credit: SC Dept. of Education

    The South Carolina Department of Education released statewide public school results for the ACT, a college readiness assessment taken by all 11th grade high school students in the spring of the 2016-2017 school year. School districts that chose to give the ACT online experienced significant technical difficulties attributed to ACT's online testing system. The online testing system resulted in delayed reporting and questions about the validity of s...

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    The South Carolina Department of Education released statewide public school results for the ACT, a college readiness assessment taken by all 11th grade high school students in the spring of the 2016-2017 school year. School districts that chose to give the ACT online experienced significant technical difficulties attributed to ACT's online testing system. The online testing system resulted in delayed reporting and questions about the validity of s...

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  • Downtown Augusta getting its own Vietnam Memorial

    Downtown Augusta getting its own Vietnam Memorial

    Thursday, November 9 2017 9:13 AM EST2017-11-09 14:13:54 GMT
    A rendering of the finished product, to be placed on Broad Street between 3rd and 4th; Vietnam War Memorial Initiative.A rendering of the finished product, to be placed on Broad Street between 3rd and 4th; Vietnam War Memorial Initiative.

    A memorial honoring the more than 15,000 Vietnam War veterans living in the CSRA is becoming a reality.

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    A memorial honoring the more than 15,000 Vietnam War veterans living in the CSRA is becoming a reality.

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  • Augusta YMCA Partners With Augusta Housing Authority

    Augusta YMCA Partners With Augusta Housing Authority

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

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

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

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  • Opioid overdose calls increasing in Richmond Co.

    Opioid overdose calls increasing in Richmond Co.

    Wednesday, November 8 2017 10:23 PM EST2017-11-09 03:23:26 GMT
    Augusta Fire Department (photo: WFXG)Augusta Fire Department (photo: WFXG)
    The Centers For Disease Control and Prevention now say 91 Americans are dying every day from Opioid overdoses. The Augusta Fire department is also on the front lines of the effort to turn the tide on this crisis.   The growing number of calls to First Responders at the Augusta Fire Department has prompted change.  "While often you think often things don't happen here in Augusta and we've seen it on the news and different places in the country and as we've heard about ...More >>
    The Centers For Disease Control and Prevention now say 91 Americans are dying every day from Opioid overdoses. The Augusta Fire department is also on the front lines of the effort to turn the tide on this crisis.   The growing number of calls to First Responders at the Augusta Fire Department has prompted change.  "While often you think often things don't happen here in Augusta and we've seen it on the news and different places in the country and as we've heard about ...More >>
  • Grant to improve tourist attraction in Johnston, SC

    Grant to improve tourist attraction in Johnston, SC

    Wednesday, November 8 2017 9:07 PM EST2017-11-09 02:07:34 GMT
    Grant to improve tourist attraction in Johnston, SC (WFXG)Grant to improve tourist attraction in Johnston, SC (WFXG)

    Johnston, South Carolina is raising its expectations when it comes to attracting tourists. The town just received a special Economic Development Grant that it plans to put to good use, as soon as possible.

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    Johnston, South Carolina is raising its expectations when it comes to attracting tourists. The town just received a special Economic Development Grant that it plans to put to good use, as soon as possible.

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  • Boil water advisory issued for areas of Gloverville, Langley

    Boil water advisory issued for areas of Gloverville, Langley

    Wednesday, November 8 2017 6:51 PM EST2017-11-08 23:51:49 GMT
    boil water advisory; Source: WFXGboil water advisory; Source: WFXG

    The Valley Public Service Authority has issued a boil water advisory for an area of the Midland Valley Area.

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    The Valley Public Service Authority has issued a boil water advisory for an area of the Midland Valley Area.

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  • Richmond Co. investigators searching for card fraud suspect

    Richmond Co. investigators searching for card fraud suspect

    Wednesday, November 8 2017 6:24 PM EST2017-11-08 23:24:10 GMT
    Charles Patrick Eldridge (source: Richmond County Sheriff's Office)Charles Patrick Eldridge (source: Richmond County Sheriff's Office)

    The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help to locate a fraud suspect. Forty-eight-year-old Charles Patrick Eldridge is wanted for financial card fraud.

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    The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help to locate a fraud suspect. Forty-eight-year-old Charles Patrick Eldridge is wanted for financial card fraud.

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  • Pedestrian struck on Deans Bridge Rd. dies

    Pedestrian struck on Deans Bridge Rd. dies

    Wednesday, November 8 2017 12:37 PM EST2017-11-08 17:37:17 GMT
    Source: WFXGSource: WFXG

    A Waynesboro man has died from injuries he sustained from being struck by a vehicle on Deans Bridge Road Saturday night.

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    A Waynesboro man has died from injuries he sustained from being struck by a vehicle on Deans Bridge Road Saturday night.

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  • Man killed in Atomic Rd. crash identified

    Man killed in Atomic Rd. crash identified

    Wednesday, November 8 2017 12:26 PM EST2017-11-08 17:26:12 GMT
    Fatal car accident at Dragstrip Rd.  and Atomic Rd.; Source: WFXGFatal car accident at Dragstrip Rd. and Atomic Rd.; Source: WFXG

    The man killed Wednesday morning in a crash on Atomic Road at Dragstrip Road in Aiken County has been identified.

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    The man killed Wednesday morning in a crash on Atomic Road at Dragstrip Road in Aiken County has been identified.

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  • ARMED and DANGEROUS: Man wanted in Richmond County for armed robbery

    ARMED and DANGEROUS: Man wanted in Richmond County for armed robbery

    Wednesday, November 8 2017 11:56 AM EST2017-11-08 16:56:04 GMT
    Suspect, considered Armed and Dangerous; Source: The Richmond County Sheriff's OfficeSuspect, considered Armed and Dangerous; Source: The Richmond County Sheriff's Office

    The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is looking for a man they say is ARMED and DANGEROUS. 

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    The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is looking for a man they say is ARMED and DANGEROUS. 

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  • Katt Williams tickets to go on sale

    Katt Williams tickets to go on sale

    Wednesday, November 8 2017 11:48 AM EST2017-11-08 16:48:06 GMT
    Katt Williams to perform; Source: WFXGKatt Williams to perform; Source: WFXG

    Comedian Katt Williams will be performing LIVE in Augusta. It will be at the James Brown Arena on March 9th. Tickets go on sale Nov...

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    Comedian Katt Williams will be performing LIVE in Augusta. It will be at the James Brown Arena on March 9th. Tickets go on sale Nov...

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  • Burke County deputies receiving EMA certifications

    Burke County deputies receiving EMA certifications

    Wednesday, November 8 2017 11:18 AM EST2017-11-08 16:18:53 GMT

    In Burke County, deputies are adding some extra qualifications to their resumes. This week those deputies are becoming certified Emergency Medical First Responders. 

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    In Burke County, deputies are adding some extra qualifications to their resumes. This week those deputies are becoming certified Emergency Medical First Responders. 

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  • Augusta On Ice offers enticing deal with new partnership

    Augusta On Ice offers enticing deal with new partnership

    Wednesday, November 8 2017 10:24 AM EST2017-11-08 15:24:47 GMT
    Augusta On Ice starts at the Augusta Common November 17; Augusta On Ice.Augusta On Ice starts at the Augusta Common November 17; Augusta On Ice.
    Augusta On Ice announced a partnership with the Golden Harvest Food Bank just a week before its start date. "Giving back to the CSRA has always been one of the main reasons Augusta On Ice is here," says event founder Chris Boerner in a press release. During the opening week, November 17-24, guests can get free admission into the ice rink if they bring two cans of food to donate. Copyright 2017 WFXG. All rights reserved.More >>
    Augusta On Ice announced a partnership with the Golden Harvest Food Bank just a week before its start date. "Giving back to the CSRA has always been one of the main reasons Augusta On Ice is here," says event founder Chris Boerner in a press release. During the opening week, November 17-24, guests can get free admission into the ice rink if they bring two cans of food to donate. Copyright 2017 WFXG. All rights reserved.More >>
  • 13th Annual Tribute Run at Fort Gordon nears the finish line

    13th Annual Tribute Run at Fort Gordon nears the finish line

    Wednesday, November 8 2017 6:15 AM EST2017-11-08 11:15:32 GMT
    The Marine Corps, Army, Navy, and Air Force all spend time running during the tribute run; WFXG.The Marine Corps, Army, Navy, and Air Force all spend time running during the tribute run; WFXG.

    The 13th Annual Tribute Run for the Fallen is inching toward the finish line.

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    The 13th Annual Tribute Run for the Fallen is inching toward the finish line.

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  • Aiken Technical College to host community health fair

    Aiken Technical College to host community health fair

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

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

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

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  • Tow To Go Service Available for Halloween

    Tow To Go Service Available for Halloween

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

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

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

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

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  • Suspect wanted for allegedly breaking into pickup truck

    Suspect wanted for allegedly breaking into pickup truck

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

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

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

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  • Nasal flu mist not available for this flu season

    Nasal flu mist not available for this flu season

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

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

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

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  • National Guard Youth Challenge Academy offers Georgia residents second chances

    National Guard Youth Challenge Academy offers Georgia residents second chances

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

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

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

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  • Southwest Airlines donates engine to Augusta Technical College

    Southwest Airlines donates engine to Augusta Technical College

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

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

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

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  • Local charities donate new vehicle to Aiken resident

    Local charities donate new vehicle to Aiken resident

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

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

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

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  • High 5 4 Kids: Maya and Tayla Rogers

    High 5 4 Kids: Maya and Tayla Rogers

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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  • VA Council throwing picnic for veterans, families

    VA Council throwing picnic for veterans, families

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

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

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

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  • Farmers to be celebrated at Aiken County Farmers Market

    Farmers to be celebrated at Aiken County Farmers Market

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

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

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

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  • Walk to raise awareness on eating disorders coming to Augusta

    Walk to raise awareness on eating disorders coming to Augusta

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

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

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

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

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

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  • Fort Gordon To Host Job Fair Oct. 3rd

    Fort Gordon To Host Job Fair Oct. 3rd

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

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

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

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  • VA Hospital honoring Vietnam War Veterans

    VA Hospital honoring Vietnam War Veterans

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

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

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

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

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

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  • Redcliffe Plantation program on The Great Migration this weekend

    Redcliffe Plantation program on The Great Migration this weekend

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

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

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

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  • Residents seek insurance help after hurricane Irma

    Residents seek insurance help after hurricane Irma

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

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

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

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  • Stay Bridge Suites hotel makes special accommodations for evacuees

    Stay Bridge Suites hotel makes special accommodations for evacuees

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

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

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

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  • Copy-Watch Hurricane Irma live stream from Sarasota

    Watch Hurricane Irma live stream from Sarasota

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

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

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

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  • Georgia DOT will limit lane closures of Labor Day Weekend

    Georgia DOT will limit lane closures of Labor Day Weekend

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

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

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

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

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

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

    GreenJackets lose both games of doubleheader against Tourists

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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  • Do your pets need special glasses for the eclipse?

    Do your pets need special glasses for the eclipse?

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

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

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

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  • VPSA boil water advisory in effect

    VPSA boil water advisory in effect

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

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

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

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

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

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  • GreenJackets finish suspended game, beat Tourists 8-6

    GreenJackets finish suspended game, beat Tourists 8-6

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

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

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

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  • USC Aiken professor hosting eclipse event

    USC Aiken professor hosting eclipse event

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

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

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

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

    Sunday, August 6 2017 10:49 PM EDT2017-08-07 02:49:32 GMT
    Image Source: GreenJacketsImage Source: GreenJackets

    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
    Image Source: GreenJacketsImage Source: GreenJackets

    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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  • 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
    Image Source: GreenJacketsImage Source: GreenJackets

    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
    Image Source: GreenJacketsImage Source: GreenJackets

    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

    Copyright 2017 WFXG. All rights reserved.

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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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