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  • Grovetown ranked 10th safest city in Georgia in recent report

    Grovetown ranked 10th safest city in Georgia in recent report

    Sunday, February 18 2018 4:04 PM EST2018-02-18 21:04:08 GMT

    A SafeWise report of Georgia’s safest cities ranked Grovetown as the 10th safest city in the state. This isn’t the first time the quaint city of Grovetown has been ranked high in safety in a SafeWise report. But what keeps landing them in the top 10?

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    A SafeWise report of Georgia’s safest cities ranked Grovetown as the 10th safest city in the state. This isn’t the first time the quaint city of Grovetown has been ranked high in safety in a SafeWise report. But what keeps landing them in the top 10?

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  • Vet Center holding Information Fair at McCormick County Library

    Vet Center holding Information Fair at McCormick County Library

    Sunday, February 18 2018 7:18 AM EST2018-02-18 12:18:08 GMT
    Source: WFXGSource: WFXG

    The Augusta Vet Center will be holding a Veteran Information Fair in February. This will be at the McCormick County Library on Wednesday, February 23 from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. 

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    The Augusta Vet Center will be holding a Veteran Information Fair in February. This will be at the McCormick County Library on Wednesday, February 23 from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. 

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  • VA ceremony looking to spotlight Vietnam Veterans

    VA ceremony looking to spotlight Vietnam Veterans

    Sunday, February 18 2018 7:07 AM EST2018-02-18 12:07:12 GMT
    Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center (Source: WFXG)Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center (Source: WFXG)

    The Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center is looking for Vietnam Veterans to participate in a ceremony in March. During the ceremony honoring Vietnam Veterans and their families, the center will spotlight 50 Vietnam Veterans who volunteer. 

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    The Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center is looking for Vietnam Veterans to participate in a ceremony in March. During the ceremony honoring Vietnam Veterans and their families, the center will spotlight 50 Vietnam Veterans who volunteer. 

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  • Heart disease a leading cause of death in Georgia

    Heart disease a leading cause of death in Georgia

    Saturday, February 17 2018 6:29 PM EST2018-02-17 23:29:42 GMT

    American Heart Month continues and anyone trying to keep those new year resolutions are encouraged to stay healthy and fit. In 2016, the Georgia Department of Public Health reported that cardiovascular disease is the single leading cause of death – causing more than 20,000 deaths a year in the peach state.

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    American Heart Month continues and anyone trying to keep those new year resolutions are encouraged to stay healthy and fit. In 2016, the Georgia Department of Public Health reported that cardiovascular disease is the single leading cause of death – causing more than 20,000 deaths a year in the peach state.

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  • Reports show 60% of SC residents did not get a flu shot

    Reports show 60% of SC residents did not get a flu shot

    Friday, February 16 2018 7:38 PM EST2018-02-17 00:38:43 GMT

    We're continuing our coverage of the severe widespread flu season. South Carolina is the 6th most likely state to delay seeing a doctor and Georgia doesn’t fall far behind, with being ranked 7th.

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    We're continuing our coverage of the severe widespread flu season. South Carolina is the 6th most likely state to delay seeing a doctor and Georgia doesn’t fall far behind, with being ranked 7th.

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  • Superintendent addresses increased threats against schools

    Superintendent addresses increased threats against schools

    Friday, February 16 2018 12:56 PM EST2018-02-16 17:56:18 GMT
    Dr. Angela Pringle (WFXG)Dr. Angela Pringle (WFXG)

    Dr. Angela Pringle, Superintendent of Richmond County Schools, has addressed the growing concerns about safety in the county's schools following the massacre at Marjory Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida.

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    Dr. Angela Pringle, Superintendent of Richmond County Schools, has addressed the growing concerns about safety in the county's schools following the massacre at Marjory Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida.

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  • North Carolina murder suspect arrested in Augusta

    North Carolina murder suspect arrested in Augusta

    Friday, February 16 2018 12:43 PM EST2018-02-16 17:43:28 GMT
    Jayquwan Lamar Newmones (source: Richmond County Detention Center)Jayquwan Lamar Newmones (source: Richmond County Detention Center)

    On Friday, Feb. 16, the FBI field office in Atlanta announced that Jayquwan Lamar Newmones has been captured. Newmones was found hiding in a bedroom of an Augusta home Thursday night.

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    On Friday, Feb. 16, the FBI field office in Atlanta announced that Jayquwan Lamar Newmones has been captured. Newmones was found hiding in a bedroom of an Augusta home Thursday night.

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  • 'No credible threat' after shooting social media post at Butler High School

    'No credible threat' after shooting social media post at Butler High School

    Friday, February 16 2018 11:34 AM EST2018-02-16 16:34:44 GMT
    Parents line up to pick up their students at Butler High School 2/16/18 (WFXG)Parents line up to pick up their students at Butler High School 2/16/18 (WFXG)

    Parents began lining up to pick up their children not long after school started at Butler High School Friday morning. Posts on social media claimed that there was a threat of a shooting at the school.

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    Parents began lining up to pick up their children not long after school started at Butler High School Friday morning. Posts on social media claimed that there was a threat of a shooting at the school.

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  • University Hospital holds raffle for new Mercedes-Benz to benefit cardiovascular health

    University Hospital holds raffle for new Mercedes-Benz to benefit cardiovascular health

    Friday, February 16 2018 11:30 AM EST2018-02-16 16:30:30 GMT
    University Hospital Mercedes raffle (WFXG)University Hospital Mercedes raffle (WFXG)

    University Hospital is partnering with Mercedes-Benz of Augusta to raise money for community health.

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    University Hospital is partnering with Mercedes-Benz of Augusta to raise money for community health.

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  • Weekend Blitz: Events around town 2/16-2/18

    Weekend Blitz: Events around town 2/16-2/18

    Friday, February 16 2018 10:18 AM EST2018-02-16 15:18:59 GMT

    If you're heading out this weekend there’s some fun things for you and your family to do around town.   Partridge Inn If you weren't able to celebrate Valentine’s Day on Wednesday don't worry, you still can. 

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    If you're heading out this weekend there’s some fun things for you and your family to do around town.   Partridge Inn If you weren't able to celebrate Valentine’s Day on Wednesday don't worry, you still can. 

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  • Augusta woman arrested for trying to rip off boyfriend's genitals

    Augusta woman arrested for trying to rip off boyfriend's genitals

    Friday, February 16 2018 9:27 AM EST2018-02-16 14:27:55 GMT
    Melinda Dillashaw (WFXG)Melinda Dillashaw (WFXG)

    An Augusta woman was arrested Sunday night for reportedly attempting to tear off her boyfriend's genitals. At around 8:16 p.m. on Feb. 11, deputies responded to a home on Alden Drive for reports of a domestic situation.

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    An Augusta woman was arrested Sunday night for reportedly attempting to tear off her boyfriend's genitals. At around 8:16 p.m. on Feb. 11, deputies responded to a home on Alden Drive for reports of a domestic situation.

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  • UPDATE: Driver of logging truck in fatal turnover identified

    UPDATE: Driver of logging truck in fatal turnover identified

    Friday, February 16 2018 8:47 AM EST2018-02-16 13:47:15 GMT
    Source: WFXGSource: WFXG

    One man is dead after a loaded logging truck turned over in Richmond County on Thursday night. The Richmond County Coroner says the truck was on Highway 1 north of the Jefferson County line. 

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    One man is dead after a loaded logging truck turned over in Richmond County on Thursday night. The Richmond County Coroner says the truck was on Highway 1 north of the Jefferson County line. 

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  • A look at Dr. Hardee's first 9 months as Paine College president

    A look at Dr. Hardee's first 9 months as Paine College president

    Friday, February 16 2018 8:39 AM EST2018-02-16 13:39:33 GMT
    Paine College sees improvement under leadership of Dr. Hardee (WFXG)Paine College sees improvement under leadership of Dr. Hardee (WFXG)

    Paine College introduced its new President almost a year ago. Dr. Jerry Hardee accepted the role as many experts questioned whether the school was viable.

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    Paine College introduced its new President almost a year ago. Dr. Jerry Hardee accepted the role as many experts questioned whether the school was viable.

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  • Lock your doors! Safety tips from ADPS

    Lock your doors! Safety tips from ADPS

    Friday, February 16 2018 5:12 AM EST2018-02-16 10:12:42 GMT
    Aiken Public Safety, Source: WFXGAiken Public Safety, Source: WFXG

    Aiken Public Safety is reminding citizens to be aware of thieves and lock their vehicles. This week alone, there has been a total of fourteen car break-ins across Aiken and none of the vehicles entered appeared to be locked.

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    Aiken Public Safety is reminding citizens to be aware of thieves and lock their vehicles. This week alone, there has been a total of fourteen car break-ins across Aiken and none of the vehicles entered appeared to be locked.

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  • GreenJackets hold job fair

    GreenJackets hold job fair

    Friday, February 16 2018 3:54 AM EST2018-02-16 08:54:24 GMT
    Greenjackets hiring fair; Source: WFXGGreenjackets hiring fair; Source: WFXG

    If you've been looking for a fun new job, look no further. The GreenJackets are hiring. They're holding a Gameday Employee Job Fair at TrueNorth Church in North Augusta on Saturday, February 17th. It'll last from 10am-1pm. You must be 16 or older.  

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    If you've been looking for a fun new job, look no further. The GreenJackets are hiring. They're holding a Gameday Employee Job Fair at TrueNorth Church in North Augusta on Saturday, February 17th. It'll last from 10am-1pm. You must be 16 or older.  

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  • 4 arrested for Sapp's Bar & Grille double homicide

    4 arrested for Sapp's Bar & Grille double homicide

    Thursday, February 15 2018 3:00 PM EST2018-02-15 20:00:59 GMT

    Four men have been arrested in connection with a double homicide in McCormick County.

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    Four men have been arrested in connection with a double homicide in McCormick County.

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  • Suspect in GA War Veterans Nursing Home murder arrested in Texas

    Suspect in GA War Veterans Nursing Home murder arrested in Texas

    Thursday, February 15 2018 1:01 PM EST2018-02-15 18:01:51 GMT
    Richard Lyle Timmons Jr. (Richmond County Sheriff's Office)Richard Lyle Timmons Jr. (Richmond County Sheriff's Office)

    Richard L. Timmons, the man wanted for the murder of Jazna O. Timmons is in custody. According to arrest records, Richard Lyle Timmons, Jr. is in custody in Tarrant County, TX.

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    Richard L. Timmons, the man wanted for the murder of Jazna O. Timmons is in custody. According to arrest records, Richard Lyle Timmons, Jr. is in custody in Tarrant County, TX.

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  • Arrest made in Butler High student attack

    Arrest made in Butler High student attack

    Wednesday, February 14 2018 6:57 AM EST2018-02-14 11:57:49 GMT

    The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office has arrested and charged seventeen-year-old Jyheem Rollins with an attack on a developmentally disabled man.  The incident happened while the Butler High School basketball team was at an away game at Jefferson County High School in Louisville.

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    The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office has arrested and charged seventeen-year-old Jyheem Rollins with an attack on a developmentally disabled man.  The incident happened while the Butler High School basketball team was at an away game at Jefferson County High School in Louisville.

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  • Neighbors react to murder of Jazna Timmons

    Neighbors react to murder of Jazna Timmons

    Tuesday, February 13 2018 9:02 PM EST2018-02-14 02:02:11 GMT

    It has been 5 days since Jazna Outlaw Timmons was shot by husband Richard Timmons Jr at the Georgia War Veterans Nursing Home. This morning the Richmond County coroner released that 34-year-old Jazna Timmons’s family had been notified.

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    It has been 5 days since Jazna Outlaw Timmons was shot by husband Richard Timmons Jr at the Georgia War Veterans Nursing Home. This morning the Richmond County coroner released that 34-year-old Jazna Timmons’s family had been notified.

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  • RCSS holds job fair

    RCSS holds job fair

    Tuesday, February 13 2018 9:49 AM EST2018-02-13 14:49:25 GMT
    Source: WFXGSource: WFXG

    The Richmond County School System is hosting a job fair. It’ll be on Saturday, March 3rd from 9am-12pm at the Augusta Marriott Convention Center. 

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    The Richmond County School System is hosting a job fair. It’ll be on Saturday, March 3rd from 9am-12pm at the Augusta Marriott Convention Center. 

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  • Congressman Joe Wilson talks tax cuts in Aiken

    Congressman Joe Wilson talks tax cuts in Aiken

    Tuesday, February 13 2018 9:28 AM EST2018-02-13 14:28:52 GMT
    Congressman Joe Wilson visits Aiken to discuss President Trump's tax cuts. 2/12/18 (WFXG)Congressman Joe Wilson visits Aiken to discuss President Trump's tax cuts. 2/12/18 (WFXG)

    Congressman Joe Wilson from South Carolina's District 2 was in Aiken Monday talking about the success of President Trump's tax cuts. Wilson was at Whiskey Alley restaurant in downtown Aiken, saying the recent tax cuts are helping local businesses thrive.

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    Congressman Joe Wilson from South Carolina's District 2 was in Aiken Monday talking about the success of President Trump's tax cuts. Wilson was at Whiskey Alley restaurant in downtown Aiken, saying the recent tax cuts are helping local businesses thrive.

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  • The flu's impact on newborns can be fatal

    The flu's impact on newborns can be fatal

    Tuesday, February 13 2018 6:54 AM EST2018-02-13 11:54:14 GMT
    Neonatal medical equipment (WFXG)Neonatal medical equipment (WFXG)

    We're taking a look at the impact the flu has on pregnant mothers about to go into labor and what doctors are recommending. Our FOX 54's Shaquille Lord joins us live at Doctors Hospital with more on what people need to know.

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    We're taking a look at the impact the flu has on pregnant mothers about to go into labor and what doctors are recommending. Our FOX 54's Shaquille Lord joins us live at Doctors Hospital with more on what people need to know.

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  • Capetillo case forensic audit results presented at Grovetown city council

    Capetillo case forensic audit results presented at Grovetown city council

    Tuesday, February 13 2018 6:13 AM EST2018-02-13 11:13:58 GMT

    Grovetown City Council offered that city a closer look at just how damaging the City clerk, Vicky Capetillo's tenure was to the city's budget. The forensic audit showed hundreds of thousands of dollars that were appropriated by Capetillo during the span of fifteen months.

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    Grovetown City Council offered that city a closer look at just how damaging the City clerk, Vicky Capetillo's tenure was to the city's budget. The forensic audit showed hundreds of thousands of dollars that were appropriated by Capetillo during the span of fifteen months.

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  • Columbia County deputy jailer arrested for DUI

    Columbia County deputy jailer arrested for DUI

    Monday, February 12 2018 2:00 PM EST2018-02-12 19:00:11 GMT

    Early Saturday morning, February 10, 2018, Columbia County Deputy Jailer Montana Dawkins was arrested in Richmond County. She was charged with DUI, Driving on the Wrong Side of the Road, No Proof of Insurance and later released on a $1,565.00 bond.

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    Early Saturday morning, February 10, 2018, Columbia County Deputy Jailer Montana Dawkins was arrested in Richmond County. She was charged with DUI, Driving on the Wrong Side of the Road, No Proof of Insurance and later released on a $1,565.00 bond.

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  • Canopy from crashed F-16 found in Jefferson Co.

    Canopy from crashed F-16 found in Jefferson Co.

    Monday, February 12 2018 10:12 AM EST2018-02-12 15:12:51 GMT
    Canopy from crashed F-16 in Jefferson County (source: Jefferson County Emergency Management)Canopy from crashed F-16 in Jefferson County (source: Jefferson County Emergency Management)

    The missing canopy from a jet that crashed in Jefferson County has been found. In June 2016, an F-16 crashed just off Hwy 17.

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    The missing canopy from a jet that crashed in Jefferson County has been found. In June 2016, an F-16 crashed just off Hwy 17.

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  • Flu spikes in CSRA; doctors urge those diagnosed to seek treatment

    Flu spikes in CSRA; doctors urge those diagnosed to seek treatment

    Sunday, February 11 2018 5:03 PM EST2018-02-11 22:03:07 GMT

    With flu season still underway and Georgia being one of many states to see a widespread of the illness, doctors are urging residents to seek help if they feel symptoms.

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    With flu season still underway and Georgia being one of many states to see a widespread of the illness, doctors are urging residents to seek help if they feel symptoms.

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  • Suspect wanted in Academy Sports shoplifting

    Suspect wanted in Academy Sports shoplifting

    Sunday, February 11 2018 7:54 AM EST2018-02-11 12:54:28 GMT
    Source: Columbia County Sheriff's OfficeSource: Columbia County Sheriff's Office

    The Columbia County Sheriff's Office is looking for a suspect wanted for shoplifting. Investigators say the suspect pictured in the article shoplifted a fishing reel at the Academy Sports on Washington Road.  The incident happened on February 5. 

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    The Columbia County Sheriff's Office is looking for a suspect wanted for shoplifting. Investigators say the suspect pictured in the article shoplifted a fishing reel at the Academy Sports on Washington Road.  The incident happened on February 5. 

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  • Subject wanted for questioning in State Bank & Trust forgery case

    Subject wanted for questioning in State Bank & Trust forgery case

    Sunday, February 11 2018 7:37 AM EST2018-02-11 12:37:16 GMT
    Source: Richmond County Sheriff's OfficeSource: Richmond County Sheriff's Office

    The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in identifying a subject wanted for questioning. The subject pictured in the article is wanted for questioning in a forgery in the 4th degree. 

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    The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in identifying a subject wanted for questioning. The subject pictured in the article is wanted for questioning in a forgery in the 4th degree. 

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  • UPDATE: Suspect named in GA War Veterans Nursing Home shooting

    UPDATE: Suspect named in GA War Veterans Nursing Home shooting

    Friday, February 9 2018 6:11 PM EST2018-02-09 23:11:16 GMT
    Richard Lyle Timmons Jr. (Richmond County Sheriff's Office)Richard Lyle Timmons Jr. (Richmond County Sheriff's Office)

    A shooting has been reported at Georgia War Veteran's Nursing Home in Augusta. Richmond County dispatch confirms that there are injuries being reported.

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    A shooting has been reported at Georgia War Veteran's Nursing Home in Augusta. Richmond County dispatch confirms that there are injuries being reported.

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  • 2nd Augusta 5/3 Bank robbery suspect arrested

    2nd Augusta 5/3 Bank robbery suspect arrested

    Friday, February 9 2018 10:01 AM EST2018-02-09 15:01:43 GMT
    Trivar Marquette Scriven (source: Richmond County Sheriff's Office)Trivar Marquette Scriven (source: Richmond County Sheriff's Office)

    The second suspect wanted in connection with the robbery of a 5/3 Bank in Augusta, thirty-three-year-old Trivar Marquette Scriven, remained at large for over three weeks until he was arrested Feb. 8.

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    The second suspect wanted in connection with the robbery of a 5/3 Bank in Augusta, thirty-three-year-old Trivar Marquette Scriven, remained at large for over three weeks until he was arrested Feb. 8.

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  • GA Severe Weather Preparedness: Tornado safety

    GA Severe Weather Preparedness: Tornado safety

    Friday, February 9 2018 7:55 AM EST2018-02-09 12:55:56 GMT
    Tornado damage (KSLA)Tornado damage (KSLA)

    Tornadoes can happen any time of the year here but they tend to be most common from March through May, with a peak typically in April. Getting to safe shelter quickly could save your life.

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    Tornadoes can happen any time of the year here but they tend to be most common from March through May, with a peak typically in April. Getting to safe shelter quickly could save your life.

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  • Kicks for Kids 2018

    Kicks for Kids 2018

    Friday, February 9 2018 7:45 AM EST2018-02-09 12:45:19 GMT
    Kicks for Kids 2018Kicks for Kids 2018

    From now until Feb. 28, the  Columbia County Chamber of Commerce is accepting donations of new or gently used shoes that will go to Columbia County students in grades K-12.

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    From now until Feb. 28, the  Columbia County Chamber of Commerce is accepting donations of new or gently used shoes that will go to Columbia County students in grades K-12.

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  • GMC ranked #1 Community college in Georgia

    GMC ranked #1 Community college in Georgia

    Saturday, February 3 2018 8:13 AM EST2018-02-03 13:13:29 GMT
    Georgia Military College; Source: Georgia Military CollegeGeorgia Military College; Source: Georgia Military College

    Georgia Military College has been ranked the #1 Community college in Georgia.  That's where TheBestSchools.org, an independent organization made up of educators, editors, authors, and web professionals, placed them. GMC was also ranked #14 nationally out of the top 50 of 1,132 Junior/Community colleges in the nation.

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    Georgia Military College has been ranked the #1 Community college in Georgia.  That's where TheBestSchools.org, an independent organization made up of educators, editors, authors, and web professionals, placed them. GMC was also ranked #14 nationally out of the top 50 of 1,132 Junior/Community colleges in the nation.

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  • Subjects wanted for questioning in Richmond Co. card fraud case

    Subjects wanted for questioning in Richmond Co. card fraud case

    Saturday, February 3 2018 7:53 AM EST2018-02-03 12:53:02 GMT
    Source: Richmond County Sheriff's OfficeSource: Richmond County Sheriff's Office

    The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in identifying two subjects.  The man and woman pictured on the left are wanted for questioning.  The case involves a stolen credit card being used at Krystal's.

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    The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in identifying two subjects.  The man and woman pictured on the left are wanted for questioning.  The case involves a stolen credit card being used at Krystal's.

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  • Savannah River Remediation accepting applications for school grants

    Savannah River Remediation accepting applications for school grants

    Saturday, January 27 2018 8:18 AM EST2018-01-27 13:18:14 GMT

    The Savannah River Remediation is accepting applications for educational grants from public elementary school teachers.  SRR is the liquid waste contractor at the Savannah River Site.

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    The Savannah River Remediation is accepting applications for educational grants from public elementary school teachers.  SRR is the liquid waste contractor at the Savannah River Site.

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  • Columbia County Sheriff's Office holding Citizen's Law Enforcement Academy

    Columbia County Sheriff's Office holding Citizen's Law Enforcement Academy

    Sunday, January 21 2018 8:19 AM EST2018-01-21 13:19:22 GMT
    Source: WFXGSource: WFXG

    The Columbia County Sheriff's Office will be holding a Citizen's Law Enforcement Academy starting in March. They will show participants what their workday looks like and there will also be firearms training. 

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    The Columbia County Sheriff's Office will be holding a Citizen's Law Enforcement Academy starting in March. They will show participants what their workday looks like and there will also be firearms training. 

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  • North Augusta Public Safety looking for grand larceny suspects

    North Augusta Public Safety looking for grand larceny suspects

    Sunday, January 21 2018 8:01 AM EST2018-01-21 13:01:47 GMT
    Source: North Augusta Department of Public SafetySource: North Augusta Department of Public Safety

    The North Augusta Department of Public Safety is asking for the public's help in identifying two suspects in a grand larceny case. Investigators say on January 12 at around 10:30 a.m., two men went into the High Volume Gas station on Edgefield Road. 

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    The North Augusta Department of Public Safety is asking for the public's help in identifying two suspects in a grand larceny case. Investigators say on January 12 at around 10:30 a.m., two men went into the High Volume Gas station on Edgefield Road. 

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  • USC Aiken Community Dr. Martin Luther King Celebration on Sunday

    USC Aiken Community Dr. Martin Luther King Celebration on Sunday

    Friday, January 19 2018 6:09 AM EST2018-01-19 11:09:21 GMT
    (Source: USC Aiken)(Source: USC Aiken)
    Community members and two college students will be recognized for human and civil rights work on Sunday. USC Aiken and Aiken Technical College will have their Martin Luther King Jr. celebration on Sunday, Jan. 21 at 3 p.m. The event is open to the public. Doors open at 2:30 p.m. Copyright 2018 WFXG. All rights reserved.More >>
    Community members and two college students will be recognized for human and civil rights work on Sunday. USC Aiken and Aiken Technical College will have their Martin Luther King Jr. celebration on Sunday, Jan. 21 at 3 p.m. The event is open to the public. Doors open at 2:30 p.m. Copyright 2018 WFXG. All rights reserved.More >>
  • Aiken Camellia Society Show on Saturday

    Aiken Camellia Society Show on Saturday

    Friday, January 19 2018 5:47 AM EST2018-01-19 10:47:15 GMT
    (Source: File photo / WFXG)(Source: File photo / WFXG)

    If you want the chance to see some of the best blossoms in town -- Aiken Camellia Society is holding their show on Saturday. Camellia blossoms can be entered in competition between 7:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Judging begins at 11 a.m. The public is welcome to come by and see the flowers from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Aiken First Presbyterian Church. The event is free to the public. Copyright 2018 WFXG. All rights reserved.

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    If you want the chance to see some of the best blossoms in town -- Aiken Camellia Society is holding their show on Saturday. Camellia blossoms can be entered in competition between 7:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Judging begins at 11 a.m. The public is welcome to come by and see the flowers from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Aiken First Presbyterian Church. The event is free to the public. Copyright 2018 WFXG. All rights reserved.

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  • Bamberg family court employee charged with embezzlement

    Bamberg family court employee charged with embezzlement

    Friday, January 19 2018 5:12 AM EST2018-01-19 10:12:47 GMT
    Agents with the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division arrested an employee with Bamberg County Family Court in connection with missing funds. Caroline Angela Raysor, 46, was charged with embezzlement of public funds with a value of over $10,000. The case was investigated by SLED at the request of the Bamberg County Sheriff's Office. Raysor was booked at the Bamberg County Detention Center. Copyright 2018 WFXG. All rights reserved.More >>
    Agents with the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division arrested an employee with Bamberg County Family Court in connection with missing funds. Caroline Angela Raysor, 46, was charged with embezzlement of public funds with a value of over $10,000. The case was investigated by SLED at the request of the Bamberg County Sheriff's Office. Raysor was booked at the Bamberg County Detention Center. Copyright 2018 WFXG. All rights reserved.More >>
  • New Sky City Opens Thursday

    New Sky City Opens Thursday

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

    Grovetown teen dead after crash on Old Louisville Road

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

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

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

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  • High 5 4 Kids: Madison Harwell

    High 5 4 Kids: Madison Harwell

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

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

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

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  • High 5 4 Kids: Cornell Harris

    High 5 4 Kids: Cornell Harris

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

    This is the season for Holiday Heart

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

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

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

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  • High 5 4 Kids: Rudy Washington

    High 5 4 Kids: Rudy Washington

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

    TSA procedures updated at Augusta Regional Airport

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

    UPDATE: Authorities investigate North Augusta gas station robbery

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

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

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

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

    Savannah River Remediation gives $5,000 to Salvation Army

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

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

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

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  • Gold Cross EMS holding Stuff an Ambulance event

    Gold Cross EMS holding Stuff an Ambulance event

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

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

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

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  • 2 arrested after officials seize $1.2 million in cocaine

    2 arrested after officials seize $1.2 million in cocaine

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

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

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

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  • Man stabbed on Gus Street in Thomson

    Man stabbed on Gus Street in Thomson

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

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

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

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  • BelkGives Mobile Mammography Center coming to Evans

    BelkGives Mobile Mammography Center coming to Evans

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

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

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

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  • Redcliffe Plantation presents Christmas in the Quarters

    Redcliffe Plantation presents Christmas in the Quarters

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

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

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

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  • High 5 4 Kids: Richard Crawford

    High 5 4 Kids: Richard Crawford

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

    In Aiken - free foot clinic in December

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

    Singing Christmas Tree tickets now available

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

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

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

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  • Suspect Wanted in Connection to Barret Auto Sales Burglary

    Suspect Wanted in Connection to Barret Auto Sales Burglary

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

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

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

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  • Kroger launches Can Hunger campaign

    Kroger launches Can Hunger campaign

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

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

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

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  • Augusta YMCA Partners With Augusta Housing Authority

    Augusta YMCA Partners With Augusta Housing Authority

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

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

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

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  • Aiken Technical College to host community health fair

    Aiken Technical College to host community health fair

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

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

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

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  • Tow To Go Service Available for Halloween

    Tow To Go Service Available for Halloween

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

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

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

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

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  • Suspect wanted for allegedly breaking into pickup truck

    Suspect wanted for allegedly breaking into pickup truck

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

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

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

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  • Nasal flu mist not available for this flu season

    Nasal flu mist not available for this flu season

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

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

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

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  • National Guard Youth Challenge Academy offers Georgia residents second chances

    National Guard Youth Challenge Academy offers Georgia residents second chances

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

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

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

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  • Southwest Airlines donates engine to Augusta Technical College

    Southwest Airlines donates engine to Augusta Technical College

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

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

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

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  • Local charities donate new vehicle to Aiken resident

    Local charities donate new vehicle to Aiken resident

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

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

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

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  • High 5 4 Kids: Maya and Tayla Rogers

    High 5 4 Kids: Maya and Tayla Rogers

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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  • VA Council throwing picnic for veterans, families

    VA Council throwing picnic for veterans, families

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

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

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

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  • Farmers to be celebrated at Aiken County Farmers Market

    Farmers to be celebrated at Aiken County Farmers Market

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

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

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

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  • Walk to raise awareness on eating disorders coming to Augusta

    Walk to raise awareness on eating disorders coming to Augusta

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

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

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

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

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

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  • Fort Gordon To Host Job Fair Oct. 3rd

    Fort Gordon To Host Job Fair Oct. 3rd

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

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

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

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  • VA Hospital honoring Vietnam War Veterans

    VA Hospital honoring Vietnam War Veterans

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

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

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

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

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

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  • Redcliffe Plantation program on The Great Migration this weekend

    Redcliffe Plantation program on The Great Migration this weekend

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

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

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

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  • Residents seek insurance help after hurricane Irma

    Residents seek insurance help after hurricane Irma

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

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

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

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  • Stay Bridge Suites hotel makes special accommodations for evacuees

    Stay Bridge Suites hotel makes special accommodations for evacuees

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

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

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

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  • Copy-Watch Hurricane Irma live stream from Sarasota

    Watch Hurricane Irma live stream from Sarasota

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

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

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

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  • Georgia DOT will limit lane closures of Labor Day Weekend

    Georgia DOT will limit lane closures of Labor Day Weekend

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

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

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

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

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

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

    GreenJackets lose both games of doubleheader against Tourists

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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  • Do your pets need special glasses for the eclipse?

    Do your pets need special glasses for the eclipse?

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

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

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

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  • VPSA boil water advisory in effect

    VPSA boil water advisory in effect

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

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

    Sunday, August 13 2017 10:20 PM EDT2017-08-14 02:20:42 GMT
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    The GreenJackets missed an opportunity to sweep the Tourists on the road, falling to Asheville's team 11-2 on Sunday. 

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

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  • GreenJackets finish suspended game, beat Tourists 8-6

    GreenJackets finish suspended game, beat Tourists 8-6

    Sunday, August 13 2017 6:02 AM EDT2017-08-13 10:02:55 GMT
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    The GreenJackets continued on their winning ways, beating the Tourists 8-6 in Asheville. 

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

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  • USC Aiken professor hosting eclipse event

    USC Aiken professor hosting eclipse event

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

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

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

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

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

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

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  • GreenJackets win both games of doubleheader against Fireflies

    GreenJackets win both games of doubleheader against Fireflies

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

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

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

    Richmond County schools to release early for Eclipse Day August 21

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

    Former SC Rep Chris Corley still facing felony charges

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

    GDOT deep patching on Columbia Road

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

    GreenJackets bats take over in 10-4 win against Fireflies

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

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

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

    GreenJackets lose late lead, fall to Suns 7-6

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

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

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  • Weekend Blitz 7/17/17- 7/23/17

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

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

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

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

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  • GreenJackets fall to Delmarva 7-3

    GreenJackets fall to Delmarva 7-3

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

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

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

    Gordon Lakes Golf Club dubbed best golf course in the army

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

    GreenJackets drop first game of Homestand to Shorebirds 3-1

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

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

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  • Weekend Blitz 7/10/17-7/16-17

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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  • GreenJackets lose 7-1 to Tourists

    GreenJackets lose 7-1 to Tourists

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

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

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  • GreenJackets Take Two from Fireflies

    GreenJackets Take Two from Fireflies

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

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

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  • Summer Splash Jam

    Summer Splash Jam

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

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

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

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  • High 5 4 Kids: Jaiden Harris

    High 5 4 Kids: Jaiden Harris

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

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

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

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  • Doctors Hospital in Augusta breaks ground on multimillion dollar expansion

    Doctors Hospital in Augusta breaks ground on multimillion dollar expansion

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

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

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  • Richmond County Sheriff's Office looking for Shoplifting Suspects

    Richmond County Sheriff's Office looking for Shoplifting Suspects

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

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

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

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  • Mother arrested for allegedly hitting children because they burglarized home

    Mother arrested for allegedly hitting children because they burglarized home

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

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

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  • Weekend Blitz 6/23/17-6/25/17

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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  • Weekend Blitz 6/12/17-6/18/17

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

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

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

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

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  • Augusta Pride announces National HIV Testing Day events

    Augusta Pride announces National HIV Testing Day events

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

    Chick-fil-A in Augusta celebrating Fathers' Day

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

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

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

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  • 47th annual Ridge Peach Festival in Trenton

    47th annual Ridge Peach Festival in Trenton

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

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

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

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  • Rubber Ducky Derby

    Rubber Ducky Derby

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

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

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

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  • Weekend Blitz 6/5/17-6/11/17

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

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

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

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

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  • Candlelight Music Series

    Candlelight Music Series

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

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

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

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  • Ballroom Dance Party

    Ballroom Dance Party

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

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

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

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  • Swap Bike Saturday

    Swap Bike Saturday

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

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

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

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

    Georgia man identified, arrested in connection to fatal hotel shooting

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

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

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

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  • Weekend Blitz 5/22/17-5/28/17

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

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

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

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

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  • Mega Memorial Day Fireworks

    Mega Memorial Day Fireworks

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

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

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

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  • 8th annual Banjo-B-Q this weekend

    8th annual Banjo-B-Q this weekend

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

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

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

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  • Aiken Memorial Day Parade 2017

    Aiken Memorial Day Parade 2017

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

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

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

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  • Weekend Blitz for 5/15/17-5/21/17

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

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

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

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

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  • 2017 Coin Show

    2017 Coin Show

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

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

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

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  • James Brown Family Historical Tour

    James Brown Family Historical Tour

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

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

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

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  • May Fest 2017

    May Fest 2017

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

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

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

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  • Spring Fling in Grovetown

    Spring Fling in Grovetown

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

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

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

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

    Jefferson Co. Sheriff's Office searching for escaped inmate

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

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

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

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  • Westobou hosts second annual Spring Board

    Westobou hosts second annual Spring Board

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

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

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

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  • Thunder Over Evans 2017

    Thunder Over Evans 2017

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

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

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

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  • Lucy Craft Laney Museum 2ND Annual Fundraising Golf Tournament

    Lucy Craft Laney Museum 2ND Annual Fundraising Golf Tournament

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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  • Weekend Blitz for 5/8/17-5/14/17

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

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

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

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

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  • High 5 4 Kids: Kameryn Cooper

    High 5 4 Kids: Kameryn Cooper

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

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

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

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  • Update on refurbishing city parks and community centers

    Update on refurbishing city parks and community centers

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

    Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal signs 'upskirt photo' law

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

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

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

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  • Two hurt in Hephzibah shooting

    Two hurt in Hephzibah shooting

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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  • Authorities search for Richmond County missing woman

    Authorities search for Richmond County missing woman

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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  • Cinco de Mayo at the Square in North Augusta

    Cinco de Mayo at the Square in North Augusta

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

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

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

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

    Miss South Carolina stops by to discuss upcoming Miss USA pageant

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

    Evans Towne Center Park closed for Maintenance

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

    Evans Towne Center Park will be closed for Maintenance. 

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    Evans Towne Center Park will be closed for Maintenance. 

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

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

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

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

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

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  • UPDATE: Grovetown teen has been found

    UPDATE: Grovetown teen has been found

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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  • NASA to host 2017 International Space Apps Challenge in Augusta

    NASA to host 2017 International Space Apps Challenge in Augusta

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

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

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

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  • UPDATE: Richmond County missing woman safely located

    UPDATE: Richmond County missing woman safely located

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

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

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

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  • Columbia County authorities look to identify theft suspect

    Columbia County authorities look to identify theft suspect

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

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

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

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  • 8-year-old needs Bone Marrow Donor

    8-year-old needs Bone Marrow Donor

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

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

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

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  • Grovetown Man Wanted for Aggravated Assault

    Grovetown Man Wanted for Aggravated Assault

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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  • EF-2 tornado confirmed in Edgefield County

    EF-2 tornado confirmed in Edgefield County

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

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

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

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  • City of Johnston hard by severe weather

    City of Johnston hard by severe weather

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

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

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

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  • Storm survey crew confirms Microburst in Augusta

    Storm survey crew confirms Microburst in Augusta

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

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

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

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  • High 5 4 Kids: Cameron Wilson

    High 5 4 Kids: Cameron Wilson

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

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

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

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  • Business owner harassed over showing support for police

    Business owner harassed over showing support for police

    Sunday, February 18 2018 12:06 PM EST2018-02-18 17:06:59 GMT
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    The store owner showed support for police, and someone posted a threatening sign on her door.

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    The store owner showed support for police, and someone posted a threatening sign on her door.

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  • The Latest: Dillon drives 3 back to victory in Daytona 500

    The Latest: Dillon drives 3 back to victory in Daytona 500

    Sunday, February 18 2018 10:40 AM EST2018-02-18 15:40:52 GMT
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    The Daytona 500 is sold out for the third straight year.

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    The Daytona 500 is sold out for the third straight year.

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  • Pacific cruise liner brawl sends guests fleeing to cabins

    Pacific cruise liner brawl sends guests fleeing to cabins

    Sunday, February 18 2018 12:10 AM EST2018-02-18 05:10:22 GMT
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    A South Pacific cruise was interrupted by brawls apparently caused by a 23-member family who threw punches at other passengers, some of whom locked themselves in cabins to escape days of violence.

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    A South Pacific cruise was interrupted by brawls apparently caused by a 23-member family who threw punches at other passengers, some of whom locked themselves in cabins to escape days of violence.

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