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  • McDuffie County student helps kids in need

    McDuffie County student helps kids in need

    Sunday, September 24 2017 5:11 PM EDT2017-09-24 21:11:16 GMT
    McDuffie County student helps kids in need (wfxg)McDuffie County student helps kids in need (wfxg)
    A local kid from McDuffie County is bringing laughter writing jokes but it's all for a special cause. Ten year old Zachary Wagner wrote and submitted his jokes in a contest to be published in a book by the United Healthcare Children's Foundation. The foundation has been collecting family-friendly jokes as a way to help encourage children to write and read. "It was a contest on Facebook to submit your child's joke and if they won their name would be published in one of these books...More >>
    A local kid from McDuffie County is bringing laughter writing jokes but it's all for a special cause. Ten year old Zachary Wagner wrote and submitted his jokes in a contest to be published in a book by the United Healthcare Children's Foundation. The foundation has been collecting family-friendly jokes as a way to help encourage children to write and read. "It was a contest on Facebook to submit your child's joke and if they won their name would be published in one of these books...More >>
  • Haven-Munnerlyn church move toward progress after burning of old church

    Haven-Munnerlyn church move toward progress after burning of old church

    Sunday, September 24 2017 12:56 PM EDT2017-09-24 16:56:50 GMT

    It’s been a week since the old Haven-Munnerlyn church burned in Waynesboro, but the wounds are still fresh in the hearts of the congregation that sits next to it.

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    It’s been a week since the old Haven-Munnerlyn church burned in Waynesboro, but the wounds are still fresh in the hearts of the congregation that sits next to it.

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  • Boys and Girls Club hosts school supply giveaway with Corvette Club

    Boys and Girls Club hosts school supply giveaway with Corvette Club

    Saturday, September 23 2017 3:28 PM EDT2017-09-23 19:28:24 GMT

    The Boys and Girls Club and the Corvette club partnered together to give free school supplies to children in an eye-catching way. Although school is well underway, the giving hasn’t stopped.

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    The Boys and Girls Club and the Corvette club partnered together to give free school supplies to children in an eye-catching way. Although school is well underway, the giving hasn’t stopped.

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  • Scorching Humidity is expected for upcoming Half Ironman

    Scorching Humidity is expected for upcoming Half Ironman

    Friday, September 22 2017 10:49 PM EDT2017-09-23 02:49:20 GMT
    Close to 4000 athletes are mentally preparing for this Sunday's race, but sometimes you just can't train for Mother Nature. Swimming 1.2 miles through the marina, cycling 56 miles through Aiken County and ending it with a 13 -mile run through downtown Augusta is no easy task for these athletes. But when the humidity plays a factor, it's basically adding an additional course. 'I did not hydrate I did not nutrition properly and cramped," says Harold Pitchford. Both him ...More >>
    Close to 4000 athletes are mentally preparing for this Sunday's race, but sometimes you just can't train for Mother Nature. Swimming 1.2 miles through the marina, cycling 56 miles through Aiken County and ending it with a 13 -mile run through downtown Augusta is no easy task for these athletes. But when the humidity plays a factor, it's basically adding an additional course. 'I did not hydrate I did not nutrition properly and cramped," says Harold Pitchford. Both him ...More >>
  • Couple recovering from substance abuse receives free wedding

    Couple recovering from substance abuse receives free wedding

    Friday, September 22 2017 8:31 PM EDT2017-09-23 00:31:36 GMT

    September is National Recovery Month and one long-term recovery couple received a special gift today: a free wedding! Two people had the opportunity to turn a long-time struggle into a beautiful love story.

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    September is National Recovery Month and one long-term recovery couple received a special gift today: a free wedding! Two people had the opportunity to turn a long-time struggle into a beautiful love story.

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  • The CSRA gears up for its 9th annual IronMan 70.3

    The CSRA gears up for its 9th annual IronMan 70.3

    Friday, September 22 2017 6:16 PM EDT2017-09-22 22:16:44 GMT

    VO Today, thousands of athletes at the Augusta Convention Center gathered together to collect their IronMan 70.3 necessities. This is North America’s largest race of its kind, drawing in individuals from fifteen nations and forty-four states. SOT Stacie Adkins/ Augusta Sports Council CEO

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    VO Today, thousands of athletes at the Augusta Convention Center gathered together to collect their IronMan 70.3 necessities. This is North America’s largest race of its kind, drawing in individuals from fifteen nations and forty-four states. SOT Stacie Adkins/ Augusta Sports Council CEO

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  • Local galleries look to next First Friday

    Local galleries look to next First Friday

    Friday, September 22 2017 6:13 PM EDT2017-09-22 22:13:12 GMT

    Each month, local Augusta residents travel downtown, indulging in an evening of culture: First Friday. Across the CSRA, several things in our area are growing at a fast rate. One is this year’s thriving local art culture. Several galleries on Broad Street continually join forces for monthly events as well as monthly recurring events. Kristy Jilson, Westbou Executive Director, explains: “Westbou Gallery exists as a contemporary White Box Space. We bring in Mid-Career tal...

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    Each month, local Augusta residents travel downtown, indulging in an evening of culture: First Friday. Across the CSRA, several things in our area are growing at a fast rate.

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  • Health Insurance among other items Commissioners discussed for 2018 budget

    Health Insurance among other items Commissioners discussed for 2018 budget

    Friday, September 22 2017 1:23 PM EDT2017-09-22 17:23:01 GMT

    Budget Season is fast approaching and Augusta Commissioners are trying to figure what to do. Several Items including Healthcare Insurance, Streetlight Funding could be cut.  

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    Budget Season is fast approaching and Augusta Commissioners are trying to figure what to do. Several Items including Healthcare Insurance, Streetlight Funding could be cut.  

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  • Forgery suspect sought in Richmond Co.

    Forgery suspect sought in Richmond Co.

    Friday, September 22 2017 10:29 AM EDT2017-09-22 14:29:20 GMT
    Mark Christopher Cummings (source: Richmond County Sheriff's Office)Mark Christopher Cummings (source: Richmond County Sheriff's Office)

    The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in locating a forgery suspect. Twenty-five-year-old Mark Christopher Cummings is wanted for eight counts of fourth-degree forgery.

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    The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in locating a forgery suspect. Twenty-five-year-old Mark Christopher Cummings is wanted for eight counts of fourth-degree forgery.

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  • AARP to host a community shredding event

    AARP to host a community shredding event

    Friday, September 22 2017 10:01 AM EDT2017-09-22 14:01:29 GMT

    Tomorrow, AARP along with Augusta Parks and Recs will be holding a community wide shredding session. 

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    Tomorrow, AARP along with Augusta Parks and Recs will be holding a community wide shredding session. 

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  • Police look to identify female shoplifter from Evans clothing store

    Police look to identify female shoplifter from Evans clothing store

    Friday, September 22 2017 8:36 AM EDT2017-09-22 12:36:51 GMT
    Unidentified shoplifter; Source: Columbia County Sheriff's OfficeUnidentified shoplifter; Source: Columbia County Sheriff's Office

    Columbia County authorities are looking to identify a woman they say shoplifted from a local clothing store. The suspect, entered the...

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    Columbia County authorities are looking to identify a woman they say shoplifted from a local clothing store. The suspect, entered the...

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  • The 2017 Augusta IRONMAN is a race like none other

    The 2017 Augusta IRONMAN is a race like none other

    Friday, September 22 2017 6:51 AM EDT2017-09-22 10:51:08 GMT
    Athletes will swim 1.2 miles in the Savannah River, bike 56 miles across Aiken County, and wrap up with a 13.1-mile run through Augusta; WFXG.Athletes will swim 1.2 miles in the Savannah River, bike 56 miles across Aiken County, and wrap up with a 13.1-mile run through Augusta; WFXG.

    Endurance gurus from all over the globe are getting ready to make the ninth year of the Augusta IRONMAN competition one of the largest yet.

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    Endurance gurus from all over the globe are getting ready to make the ninth year of the Augusta IRONMAN competition one of the largest yet.

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  • Redcliffe Plantation program on The Great Migration this weekend

    Redcliffe Plantation program on The Great Migration this weekend

    Friday, September 22 2017 5:02 AM EDT2017-09-22 09:02:46 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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  • How to protect yourself from the seasonal flu

    How to protect yourself from the seasonal flu

    Thursday, September 21 2017 9:03 PM EDT2017-09-22 01:03:18 GMT
    How to protect yourself from the seasonal flu (wfxg)How to protect yourself from the seasonal flu (wfxg)
    September 21 is the first day of fall and along with the change of seasons comes the seasonal flu. It is a virus that affect millions of people every year and is most common during the fall and winter months. But it is preventable according to Doctor Adam Ross at Doctor's Hospital. Your best bet is to get the flu vaccine preferably before October. "If you can get it the sooner the better. It not only protects you but those around you. So if you're healthy you might get a mil...More >>
    September 21 is the first day of fall and along with the change of seasons comes the seasonal flu. It is a virus that affect millions of people every year and is most common during the fall and winter months. But it is preventable according to Doctor Adam Ross at Doctor's Hospital. Your best bet is to get the flu vaccine preferably before October. "If you can get it the sooner the better. It not only protects you but those around you. So if you're healthy you might get a mil...More >>
  • Augusta Players 2017-2018 Season Announced

    Augusta Players 2017-2018 Season Announced

    Thursday, September 21 2017 7:57 PM EDT2017-09-21 23:57:07 GMT
    What could be better than dinner and a show? Next week, the Augusta Players will put on one classic you won’t want to miss! Next Friday, September 29 marks Oliver!’s Opening Night at the Imperial Theater on Broad Street. Scott Seidl, Augusta Players Executive and Artistic Director, says “It’s such a classic piece. Oliver has those great songs like ‘Consider Yourself’ and ‘As Long As He Needs Me,” and a lot of really recognizable songs,...More >>
    What could be better than dinner and a show? Next week, the Augusta Players will put on one classic you won’t want to miss! Next Friday, September 29 marks Oliver!’s Opening Night at the Imperial Theater on Broad Street. Scott Seidl, Augusta Players Executive and Artistic Director, says “It’s such a classic piece. Oliver has those great songs like ‘Consider Yourself’ and ‘As Long As He Needs Me,” and a lot of really recognizable songs,...More >>
  • GMC’s Online Cyber Security program ranked #3 in the nation

    GMC’s Online Cyber Security program ranked #3 in the nation

    Thursday, September 21 2017 7:56 PM EDT2017-09-21 23:56:46 GMT
    Georgia Military College; Source: Georgia Military CollegeGeorgia Military College; Source: Georgia Military College

    AffordableColleges.com has ranked Georgia Military College's Online Associate Degree in Cyber Security #3 in the nation.  The website listed their five institutions with the most affordable online associate in network security degrees. 

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    AffordableColleges.com has ranked Georgia Military College's Online Associate Degree in Cyber Security #3 in the nation.  The website listed their five institutions with the most affordable online associate in network security degrees. 

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  • Kroger donates to local Golden Harvest Food Bank after Hurricane Irma relief

    Kroger donates to local Golden Harvest Food Bank after Hurricane Irma relief

    Thursday, September 21 2017 7:53 PM EDT2017-09-21 23:53:25 GMT

    Kroger’s Atlanta Division recently donated ten-thousand dollars and over one-thousand water cases to help Augusta’s Gold Harvest Food Bank restore their stock. This is beneficial after a number of evacuees relied on emergency supplies during Hurricane Irma.

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    Kroger’s Atlanta Division recently donated ten-thousand dollars and over one-thousand water cases to help Augusta’s Gold Harvest Food Bank restore their stock. This is beneficial after a number of evacuees relied on emergency supplies during Hurricane Irma.

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  • Boil water advisory for area of Bath repealed

    Boil water advisory for area of Bath repealed

    Thursday, September 21 2017 4:59 PM EDT2017-09-21 20:59:34 GMT
    boil water advisory; Source: WFXGboil water advisory; Source: WFXG

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

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

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  • 3 suspects wanted in Augusta Ulta Beauty shoplifting

    3 suspects wanted in Augusta Ulta Beauty shoplifting

    Thursday, September 21 2017 3:15 PM EDT2017-09-21 19:15:08 GMT
    Ulta Beauty shoplifting suspects (source: Richmond County Sheriff's Office)Ulta Beauty shoplifting suspects (source: Richmond County Sheriff's Office)

    According to the sheriff's office, the three women pictured in this article were seen stealing several beauty care products from the store at around 5:20 p.m. on Sept. 16.

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    According to the sheriff's office, the three women pictured in this article were seen stealing several beauty care products from the store at around 5:20 p.m. on Sept. 16.

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

    6 CSRA chefs compete in Boys & Girls Club Burger Battle

    Thursday, September 21 2017 2:57 PM EDT2017-09-21 18:57:09 GMT
    Boys & Girls Club Burger Battle (source: Boys & Girls Club)Boys & Girls Club Burger Battle (source: Boys & Girls Club)

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

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

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  • Events for the City of Aiken to attend

    Events for the City of Aiken to attend

    Thursday, September 21 2017 11:49 AM EDT2017-09-21 15:49:20 GMT
    City of Aiken events; Source: City of AikenCity of Aiken events; Source: City of Aiken

    Are you or will you be in Aiken? We have listed some events that you and the family may want to attend!

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    Are you or will you be in Aiken? We have listed some events that you and the family may want to attend!

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  • AAA branches are now bike friendly

    AAA branches are now bike friendly

    Thursday, September 21 2017 11:19 AM EDT2017-09-21 15:19:10 GMT
    (Source: WFXG)(Source: WFXG)

    On May 1st AAA Georgia announced that free bicycle service is now included with all membership levels.  This innovative service provides an additional level of safety for motorists and bicyclists. 

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    On May 1st AAA Georgia announced that free bicycle service is now included with all membership levels.  This innovative service provides an additional level of safety for motorists and bicyclists. 

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  • UPDATE: Suspect wanted in North Augusta manhunt in custody

    UPDATE: Suspect wanted in North Augusta manhunt in custody

    Thursday, September 21 2017 10:53 AM EDT2017-09-21 14:53:21 GMT
    Wrecked vehicle after pursuit 9/20/17 (WFXG)Wrecked vehicle after pursuit 9/20/17 (WFXG)

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

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

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  • UPDATE: Suspect wanted Big Oak Park murder IN CUSTODY

    UPDATE: Suspect wanted Big Oak Park murder IN CUSTODY

    Thursday, September 21 2017 8:19 AM EDT2017-09-21 12:19:27 GMT
    Man wanted in connection with Big Oak Park murder (RCSO)Man wanted in connection with Big Oak Park murder (RCSO)

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

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

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  • New grocery delivery service comes to Augusta

    New grocery delivery service comes to Augusta

    Thursday, September 21 2017 8:01 AM EDT2017-09-21 12:01:42 GMT

    September, 21st, 2017 a new service called InstaCart is launching in the CSRA. For those days when you're just too busy, you can get your groceries delivered to you in as little as an hour. Grocery stores like Publix, Costco, CVS and even Petco are participating .

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    September, 21st, 2017 a new service called InstaCart is launching in the CSRA. For those days when you're just too busy, you can get your groceries delivered to you in as little as an hour. Grocery stores like Publix, Costco, CVS and even Petco are participating .

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  • Contract will see Burke County Sheriff's Office take charge of Waynesboro

    Contract will see Burke County Sheriff's Office take charge of Waynesboro

    Thursday, September 21 2017 6:51 AM EDT2017-09-21 10:51:06 GMT
    These vehicles will be a thing of the past, as they're replaced with BCSO squad cars; WFXG.These vehicles will be a thing of the past, as they're replaced with BCSO squad cars; WFXG.

    The Waynesboro Police Department's days are numbered. A new contract will have the Burke County Sheriff's Office take charge of the city, but there is a silver lining.

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    The Waynesboro Police Department's days are numbered. A new contract will have the Burke County Sheriff's Office take charge of the city, but there is a silver lining.

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  • CSRA Zaxby's raise money for Hurricane Irma relief efforts 9/21

    CSRA Zaxby's raise money for Hurricane Irma relief efforts 9/21

    Thursday, September 21 2017 4:44 AM EDT2017-09-21 08:44:57 GMT
    Zaxby'sZaxby's

    16 Zaxby’s in the Augusta area are hosting a fundraiser to help Hurricane Irma relief efforts in Florida. Thursday, September 21st 10% of sales from 5pm to 8pm will be donated to the American Red Cross.

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    16 Zaxby’s in the Augusta area are hosting a fundraiser to help Hurricane Irma relief efforts in Florida. Thursday, September 21st 10% of sales from 5pm to 8pm will be donated to the American Red Cross.

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  • Artsy Me Downtown Third Thursday Nights

    Artsy Me Downtown Third Thursday Nights

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

    UPDATE: 1 suspect identified in Warren Co. manhunt

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

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

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

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

    2nd handgun found in 2 days at Augusta Regional Airport

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

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

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

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  • Public input wanted for Aiken bus route changes

    Public input wanted for Aiken bus route changes

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

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

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

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  • Man wanted for taking forgotten money from ATM

    Man wanted for taking forgotten money from ATM

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

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

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

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  • Aiken Fair Announces Golden Badge Contest

    Aiken Fair Announces Golden Badge Contest

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 6:36 AM EDT2017-09-20 10:36:04 GMT
    Western Carolina State Fair; Source: WFXGWestern Carolina State Fair; Source: WFXG

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

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

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  • Pool safety tips after storms

    Pool safety tips after storms

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

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

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

    Protestors hold rally on Perimeter Parkway in support of DACA

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

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

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

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  • Aiken Technical College Radiology graduates earn 100 percent pass rate

    Aiken Technical College Radiology graduates earn 100 percent pass rate

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 7:12 PM EDT2017-09-19 23:12:29 GMT

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

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

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  • Kroger begins No Hunger No Waste initiative

    Kroger begins No Hunger No Waste initiative

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

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

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

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  • UPDATE: Suspect identified in Big Oak Park shooting

    UPDATE: Suspect identified in Big Oak Park shooting

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 6:39 PM EDT2017-09-19 22:39:31 GMT
    Tyedon Dana Burton (source: Richmond County Sheriff's Office)Tyedon Dana Burton (source: Richmond County Sheriff's Office)

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

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

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  • 5 planes damaged in fire at Barnwell Regional Airport

    5 planes damaged in fire at Barnwell Regional Airport

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

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

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

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

    Gun discovered in carry-on bag at Augusta Regional Airport

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

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

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

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  • Tee Off Fore Tatas tournament benefits AU Georgia Center Center

    Tee Off Fore Tatas tournament benefits AU Georgia Center Center

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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  • Constitution Week at USC Aiken

    Constitution Week at USC Aiken

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 11:50 AM EDT2017-09-19 15:50:02 GMT
    Constitution Week is federally observed until Saturday, September 23; USC Aiken.Constitution Week is federally observed until Saturday, September 23; USC Aiken.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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  • Residents disagree on speed humps coming to Spring Creek Road

    Residents disagree on speed humps coming to Spring Creek Road

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

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

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

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  • Augusta Canal Moonlight Music Cruise Lineup Announced

    Augusta Canal Moonlight Music Cruise Lineup Announced

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

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

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

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

    Arts in the Heart vendors donate earnings to American Red Cross

    Monday, September 18 2017 6:48 PM EDT2017-09-18 22:48:35 GMT

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

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

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

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

    Monday, September 18 2017 5:49 PM EDT2017-09-18 21:49:42 GMT

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

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

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

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

    Monday, September 18 2017 5:39 PM EDT2017-09-18 21:39:25 GMT
    Delays on Peach Orchard Rd. (source: GADOT)Delays on Peach Orchard Rd. (source: GADOT)

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

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

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  • SC has child passenger safety week

    SC has child passenger safety week

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

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

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

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  • Museums will waive entrance fee on Museum Day Live

    Museums will waive entrance fee on Museum Day Live

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

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

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

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  • 4 arrested in Burke Co. drug bust

    4 arrested in Burke Co. drug bust

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

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

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

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  • National Cheeseburger Day deals

    National Cheeseburger Day deals

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

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

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

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  • Columbia Co. announces October events

    Columbia Co. announces October events

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

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

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

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  • Making your car more economical

    Making your car more economical

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

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

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

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  • Police looking to identify man wanted for stealing televisions

    Police looking to identify man wanted for stealing televisions

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

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

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

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  • Historic Waynesboro church structure burned in arson case

    Historic Waynesboro church structure burned in arson case

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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  • Art in the Hearts festival an annual success

    Art in the Hearts festival an annual success

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

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

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

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

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

    Sunday, September 17 2017 3:53 PM EDT2017-09-17 19:53:45 GMT
    Residents in Columbia County can report storm damage using a smartphone. (Wfxg)Residents in Columbia County can report storm damage using a smartphone. (Wfxg)
    Columbia County is introducing a new tool for residents to use after dangerous weather events like Irma. Residents can now report damages to the county using their smart phones.The Citizen App works in conjunction with Columbia County's new Geographical Information System, also known as GIS, to keep track of damage reports. "You can actually go on there and send a request to our GIS map and take pictures of the debris in your area.", explains Columbia County EMA ...More >>
    Columbia County is introducing a new tool for residents to use after dangerous weather events like Irma. Residents can now report damages to the county using their smart phones.The Citizen App works in conjunction with Columbia County's new Geographical Information System, also known as GIS, to keep track of damage reports. "You can actually go on there and send a request to our GIS map and take pictures of the debris in your area.", explains Columbia County EMA ...More >>
  • CanalFest'17 needs volunteers

    CanalFest'17 needs volunteers

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

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

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

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  • Augusta University hosts BSidesAugusta cyber security conference

    Augusta University hosts BSidesAugusta cyber security conference

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

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

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

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  • Car crash leaves one dead in Aiken

    Car crash leaves one dead in Aiken

    Friday, September 15 2017 9:11 PM EDT2017-09-16 01:11:50 GMT
    Source: WFXGSource: WFXG

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

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

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  • AARP to host Garden City Art Gallery Crawl

    AARP to host Garden City Art Gallery Crawl

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

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

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

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  • Traffic split coming to River Watch Pkwy Extension

    Traffic split coming to River Watch Pkwy Extension

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

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

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

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  • Temporary Lane Closure in Columbia County on Chamblin Rd.

    Temporary Lane Closure in Columbia County on Chamblin Rd.

    Friday, September 15 2017 6:14 PM EDT2017-09-15 22:14:50 GMT
    There will be a temporary lane closure in Columbia County starting on Monday September 18th. The lane closure will be on Chamblin Road at the intersection of William Few Parkway and due to the work the one lane with two-way traffic through this section. The closure is expected to end on Friday September 22nd. Copyright 2017 WFXG. All rights reserved.More >>
    There will be a temporary lane closure in Columbia County starting on Monday September 18th. The lane closure will be on Chamblin Road at the intersection of William Few Parkway and due to the work the one lane with two-way traffic through this section. The closure is expected to end on Friday September 22nd. Copyright 2017 WFXG. All rights reserved.More >>
  • I-20 crash at SC/GA state line slows traffic

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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  • Augusta Animal Services offer Sept. adoption special

    Augusta Animal Services offer Sept. adoption special

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

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

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

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  • 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 23:49:10 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 13:14:33 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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  • Local charities donate new vehicle to Aiken resident

    Local charities donate new vehicle to Aiken resident

    Wednesday, August 16 2017 9:49 AM EDT2017-08-16 13:49:10 GMT

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

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

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  • VPSA boil water advisory in effect

    VPSA boil water advisory in effect

    Tuesday, August 15 2017 11:32 AM EDT2017-08-15 15:32:58 GMT
    boil water advisory; Source: WFXGboil water advisory; Source: WFXG
    A boil water advisory is in effect for customers of VPSA. The General Manager advises the customers of Valley Public Service Authority Water System residing in the area between Highway 421 and Stormbranch Road, including Old Stormbranch Road, Old Cherokee Road, Willingham Drive, Westside Drive and Diamond Street, to boil water vigorously for at least one minute before usage. The boil water advisory is in effect until further notice. The reason for the boil water advisory is because...More >>
    A boil water advisory is in effect for customers of VPSA. The General Manager advises the customers of Valley Public Service Authority Water System residing in the area between Highway 421 and Stormbranch Road, including Old Stormbranch Road, Old Cherokee Road, Willingham Drive, Westside Drive and Diamond Street, to boil water vigorously for at least one minute before usage. The boil water advisory is in effect until further notice. The reason for the boil water advisory is because...More >>
  • GreenJackets can't complete sweep, fall to Tourists 11-2

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

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

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

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

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  • GreenJackets finish suspended game, beat Tourists 8-6

    GreenJackets finish suspended game, beat Tourists 8-6

    Sunday, August 13 2017 6:02 AM EDT2017-08-13 10:02:56 GMT
    Image Source: GreenJacketsImage Source: GreenJackets

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

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

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  • National Guard Youth Challenge Academy offers Georgia residents second chances

    National Guard Youth Challenge Academy offers Georgia residents second chances

    Friday, August 11 2017 6:24 PM EDT2017-08-11 22:24:12 GMT
    Fort Gordon Youth Challenge Academy (WFXG)Fort Gordon Youth Challenge Academy (WFXG)

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

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

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  • USC Aiken professor hosting eclipse event

    USC Aiken professor hosting eclipse event

    Friday, August 11 2017 10:32 AM EDT2017-08-11 14:32:59 GMT
    USC Aiken Professor Neil Miller is hosting a history of eclipses event on Monday. The event will be held at the Aiken County Library on Chesterfield Street. Miller, an instructor of physics, will share the history of eclipses and how to safely view the Eclipse on August 21st. He will also suggest the best local spots to catch the eclipse. The event starts at 2:30 p.m. and is open to the public. Copyright 2017 WFXG. All rights reserved. More >>
    USC Aiken Professor Neil Miller is hosting a history of eclipses event on Monday. The event will be held at the Aiken County Library on Chesterfield Street. Miller, an instructor of physics, will share the history of eclipses and how to safely view the Eclipse on August 21st. He will also suggest the best local spots to catch the eclipse. The event starts at 2:30 p.m. and is open to the public. Copyright 2017 WFXG. All rights reserved. More >>
  • Rep. Rick Allen to speak at Augusta-Richmond County GOP breakfast

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

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

    Southwest Airlines donates engine to Augusta Technical College

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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  • GreenJackets win both games of doubleheader against Fireflies

    GreenJackets win both games of doubleheader against Fireflies

    Sunday, August 6 2017 6:49 AM EDT2017-08-06 10:49:41 GMT
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    The GreenJackets continued their recent dominance against the Fireflies by beating them in both games of a doubleheader on Saturday at Lake Olmstead Stadium.  Augusta is now on a three-game winning streak and is 8-2 in their last ten games against Columbia.  

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

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

    Richmond County schools to release early for Eclipse Day August 21

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

    Former SC Rep Chris Corley still facing felony charges

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

    GDOT deep patching on Columbia Road

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

    GreenJackets bats take over in 10-4 win against Fireflies

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

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

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

    GreenJackets lose late lead, fall to Suns 7-6

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

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

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  • Weekend Blitz 7/17/17- 7/23/17

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

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

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

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

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  • GreenJackets fall to Delmarva 7-3

    GreenJackets fall to Delmarva 7-3

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

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

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

    Gordon Lakes Golf Club dubbed best golf course in the army

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

    GreenJackets drop first game of Homestand to Shorebirds 3-1

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

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

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

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  • Weekend Blitz 7/10/17-7/16-17

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

    Friday, July 14 2017 5:19 PM EDT2017-07-14 21:19:19 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 9:53 AM EDT2017-07-11 13:53:52 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 14:27:29 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 14:13:17 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

    Thursday, June 15 2017 5:08 AM EDT2017-06-15 09:08:34 GMT
    Chick-fil-A logoChick-fil-A logo

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

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

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  • 47th annual Ridge Peach Festival in Trenton

    47th annual Ridge Peach Festival in Trenton

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

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

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

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  • Rubber Ducky Derby

    Rubber Ducky Derby

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

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

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

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  • Weekend Blitz 6/5/17-6/11/17

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

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

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

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

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  • Candlelight Music Series

    Candlelight Music Series

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

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

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

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  • Ballroom Dance Party

    Ballroom Dance Party

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

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

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

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  • Swap Bike Saturday

    Swap Bike Saturday

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

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

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

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  • 11th Annual Adaptive Water Skiing Clinic

    11th Annual Adaptive Water Skiing Clinic

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

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

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

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  • Annual Mudbugabeaux-N-Brew Crawfish Festival

    Annual Mudbugabeaux-N-Brew Crawfish Festival

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

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

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

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  • Fourth Annual Junior Prom

    Fourth Annual Junior Prom

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

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

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

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  • High 5 4 Kids: Madison Harwell

    High 5 4 Kids: Madison Harwell

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

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

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

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

    Georgia man identified, arrested in connection to fatal hotel shooting

    Friday, May 26 2017 6:17 PM EDT2017-05-26 22:17:40 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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  • Mega Memorial Day Fireworks

    Mega Memorial Day Fireworks

    Friday, May 26 2017 10:54 AM EDT2017-05-26 14:54:32 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 13:30:22 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 15:02:29 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 8:02 PM EDT2017-05-18 00:02:10 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

    Friday, May 12 2017 3:26 PM EDT2017-05-12 19:26:14 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

    Saturday, May 6 2017 9:16 AM EDT2017-05-06 13:16:54 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 11:47 AM EDT2017-05-03 15:47:41 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 16:03:56 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 8:40 AM EDT2017-04-27 12:40:14 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 11:42 AM EDT2017-04-25 15:42:13 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

    Friday, April 21 2017 12:00 PM EDT2017-04-21 16:00:09 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 11:46 AM EDT2017-04-21 15:46:09 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 13:46:21 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 11:00:02 GMT

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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  • EF-2 tornado confirmed in Edgefield County

    EF-2 tornado confirmed in Edgefield County

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

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

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

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  • City of Johnston hard by severe weather

    City of Johnston hard by severe weather

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

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

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

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  • Storm survey crew confirms Microburst in Augusta

    Storm survey crew confirms Microburst in Augusta

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

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

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

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  • High 5 4 Kids: Cameron Wilson

    High 5 4 Kids: Cameron Wilson

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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  • Man arrested in overnight Burke County shooting

    Man arrested in overnight Burke County shooting

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

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

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

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  • UPDATE: Body found on Jefferson Davis Hwy

    UPDATE: Body found on Jefferson Davis Hwy

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

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

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

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  • High 5 4 Kids: Lauren Walker

    High 5 4 Kids: Lauren Walker

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

    High 5 4 Kids: Mason Roundtree

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

    Numerous projects in the works and aesthetic changes coming to Grovetown

    Wednesday, March 8 2017 11:33 PM EST2017-03-09 04:33:04 GMT
    Grovetown has 14 residential and six commercial projects underway; WFXGGrovetown has 14 residential and six commercial projects underway; WFXG

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

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

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  • High 5 4 Kids: Zach Freeman

    High 5 4 Kids: Zach Freeman

    Wednesday, March 8 2017 10:59 PM EST2017-03-09 03:59:31 GMT
    This week on High 5 4 Kids we introduce you to a high school senior who says despite losing two close family members, he is still excelling on and off the field. Zachary Freeman is a star athlete coming off a record wrestling season. "It just feels weird when you get home and you don't have nothing to do for the rest of the day," he says. Freeman says he is someone who must keep himself occupied all the time. Wrestling, Football, Track. You name it, he probably does i...More >>
    This week on High 5 4 Kids we introduce you to a high school senior who says despite losing two close family members, he is still excelling on and off the field. Zachary Freeman is a star athlete coming off a record wrestling season. "It just feels weird when you get home and you don't have nothing to do for the rest of the day," he says. Freeman says he is someone who must keep himself occupied all the time. Wrestling, Football, Track. You name it, he probably does i...More >>
  • NWS: Straight line wind damage confirmed 4 miles north of Barnwell

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

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

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

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

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  • Luncheon supports Women's heart health awareness

    Luncheon supports Women's heart health awareness

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

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

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

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  • Health officials urge residents to check radon levels

    Health officials urge residents to check radon levels

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

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

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

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  • REPORT: Kmart to close 64 stores in 28 states

    REPORT: Kmart to close 64 stores in 28 states

    Thursday, January 12 2017 6:07 PM EST2017-01-12 23:07:16 GMT
    (Credit: Google Maps)(Credit: Google Maps)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Google Earth user finds giant 'mysterious creature' near Antarctica

    Thursday, December 29 2016 7:03 PM EST2016-12-30 00:03:59 GMT
    A close up look at the object (Image: Google Earth)A close up look at the object (Image: Google Earth)

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

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

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

    South Carolina residents will need two forms of ID to fly

    Friday, December 23 2016 5:14 PM EST2016-12-23 22:14:54 GMT

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

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

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  • The History of the Haunted Pillar

    The History of the Haunted Pillar

    Sunday, December 18 2016 2:07 PM EST2016-12-18 19:07:06 GMT
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    With all the ghost stories we've told you throughout the WFXG Files, we have to end with one, it's the biggest superstition, the Haunted Pillar in Augusta, it's said if you touch it, something very bad will happen to you. It's located right on the corner of 5th and Broad Street. To find out why this pillar has so much allure, we have to go back over 138 years, to a time where the bustle of Broad Street was the town's main marketplace. "It's literally world famous," sa... More >>

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

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  • Students in Augusta participate in the National Hour of Code

    Students in Augusta participate in the National Hour of Code

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

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

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

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  • Former WFXG anchor, Don Logana, passes away

    WTOC morning anchor, Don Logana, passes away

    Monday, November 21 2016 10:54 AM EST2016-11-21 15:54:51 GMT
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    We lost one of our very own, Don Logana. He passed away in an early morning car accident. 

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

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  • Longhorn in Aiken helps feed families in need

    Longhorn in Aiken helps feed families in need

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

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

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

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  • Voters in Augusta hit the polls early

    Voters in Augusta hit the polls early

    Tuesday, November 8 2016 2:19 PM EST2016-11-08 19:19:20 GMT

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

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

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  • Pediatricians release new guidelines on SIDS prevention

    Pediatricians release new guidelines on SIDS prevention

    Wednesday, October 26 2016 9:43 AM EDT2016-10-26 13:43:15 GMT

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

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

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  • Augusta group promotes locally grown food

    Augusta group promotes locally grown food

    Monday, October 24 2016 10:45 AM EDT2016-10-24 14:45:32 GMT

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

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

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  • Grovetown's High School Battle of the Bands

    Grovetown's High School Battle of the Bands

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

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

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

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  • Grovetown man advocates for Male breast cancer

    Grovetown man advocates for Male breast cancer

    Monday, October 17 2016 9:27 AM EDT2016-10-17 13:27:35 GMT

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

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

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  • Breaking

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

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

    Thursday, October 13 2016 2:16 PM EDT2016-10-13 18:16:05 GMT
    Source: PixabaySource: Pixabay

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

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

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