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  • Commissioner-Elect John Clarke on racial posts: "I can honestly say I don't remember writing those insensitive & harmful words"

    Commissioner-Elect John Clarke on racial posts: "I can honestly say I don't remember writing those insensitive & harmful words"

    Friday, May 25 2018 10:18 PM EDT2018-05-26 02:18:00 GMT
    Newly elected District 10 Commissioner is speaking publicly since some controversial posts were discovered on his social media accounts.   John Clarke is facing backlash as word gets out those posts refer to blacks using the N word several times.  Surrounded by supporters including several commissioners, newly elected District 10 Commissioner, John Clarke, addresses the racial post allegedly coming from his Facebook Page. "I can honestly say I don't remember wri...More >>
    Newly elected District 10 Commissioner is speaking publicly since some controversial posts were discovered on his social media accounts.   John Clarke is facing backlash as word gets out those posts refer to blacks using the N word several times.  Surrounded by supporters including several commissioners, newly elected District 10 Commissioner, John Clarke, addresses the racial post allegedly coming from his Facebook Page. "I can honestly say I don't remember wri...More >>
  • S.C. officials fight DOE's plan to scrap MOX plant

    S.C. officials fight DOE's plan to scrap MOX plant

    Friday, May 25 2018 9:58 PM EDT2018-05-26 01:58:51 GMT

    U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham was in Aiken County today speaking out against terminating the Mixed Oxide Fuel Fabrication Facility at the Savannah River Site.  The U.S. Department of Energy wants to terminate the plans for the controversial nuclear facility that has been in the works for over a decade that has already cost several billions of dollars. 

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    U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham was in Aiken County today speaking out against terminating the Mixed Oxide Fuel Fabrication Facility at the Savannah River Site.  The U.S. Department of Energy wants to terminate the plans for the controversial nuclear facility that has been in the works for over a decade that has already cost several billions of dollars. 

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  • Two Columbia County suspects wanted for gas theft

    Two Columbia County suspects wanted for gas theft

    Friday, May 25 2018 3:45 PM EDT2018-05-25 19:45:02 GMT

    The Columbia County Sheriff’s Office is seeking two male suspects, picture above. They’re suspected of stealing gasoline.

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    The Columbia County Sheriff’s Office is seeking two male suspects, picture above. They’re suspected of stealing gasoline.

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  • 2 charged with murder of missing Augusta man

    2 charged with murder of missing Augusta man

    Friday, May 25 2018 11:54 AM EDT2018-05-25 15:54:23 GMT
    Andrew Cato (source: Richmond County Sheriff's Office)Andrew Cato (source: Richmond County Sheriff's Office)

    Two people are now being charged with the death of missing Augusta man Andrew Cato, IV. Cato disappeared the night of Saturday, May 5 and has not been seen since.

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    Two people are now being charged with the death of missing Augusta man Andrew Cato, IV. Cato disappeared the night of Saturday, May 5 and has not been seen since.

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  • Newly elected Commissioner faces controversy regarding racial social media posts

    Newly elected Commissioner faces controversy regarding racial social media posts

    Thursday, May 24 2018 11:40 PM EDT2018-05-25 03:40:49 GMT
    Newly Elected District 10 Commissioner faces controversy over alleged racial postsNewly Elected District 10 Commissioner faces controversy over alleged racial posts
    Newly Elected District 10 Commissioner faces controversy over alleged racial postsNewly Elected District 10 Commissioner faces controversy over alleged racial posts

    Some disturbing posts have been circulating over social media these past couple of days from a newly elected commissioner.  John Clarke who won District 10 several days ago told FOX 54 he was hacked when posts from several years ago appeared of him using racial slurs. It's dates back all the way in 2014. But that post along with others allegedly comes from newly appointed District 10 Commissioner John Clarke Facebook page.  Not even a full 72 hours into bein...

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    Some disturbing posts have been circulating over social media these past couple of days from a newly elected commissioner.  John Clarke who won District 10 several days ago told FOX 54 he was hacked when posts from several years ago appeared of him using racial slurs. It's dates back all the way in 2014. But that post along with others allegedly comes from newly appointed District 10 Commissioner John Clarke Facebook page.  Not even a full 72 hours into bein...

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  • Golden Harvest & FOX 54 'For Our Children' child hunger telethon

    Golden Harvest & FOX 54 'For Our Children' child hunger telethon

    Thursday, May 24 2018 5:38 PM EDT2018-05-24 21:38:19 GMT
    Golden Harvest telethonGolden Harvest telethon

    A lot of families depend on the Golden Harvest Food Bank. Some families don't make enough money for groceries after paying other bills. Here at FOX 54, we're hosting a "For Our Children" telethon Thursday, May 24 to prevent children from going hungry.

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    A lot of families depend on the Golden Harvest Food Bank. Some families don't make enough money for groceries after paying other bills. Here at FOX 54, we're hosting a "For Our Children" telethon Thursday, May 24 to prevent children from going hungry.

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  • Richmond County school bus involved in crash on Apple Valley Dr.

    Richmond County school bus involved in crash on Apple Valley Dr.

    Thursday, May 24 2018 9:23 AM EDT2018-05-24 13:23:19 GMT
    school bus, Source: WFXGschool bus, Source: WFXG

    The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is on the scene of a crash involving a Richmond County school bus in Augusta. According to dispatch, the crash happened at around 7:44 a.m. at the intersection of Apple Valley Drive and Winesap Way.

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    The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is on the scene of a crash involving a Richmond County school bus in Augusta. According to dispatch, the crash happened at around 7:44 a.m. at the intersection of Apple Valley Drive and Winesap Way.

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  • Former Richmond County teacher files lawsuit against School System

    Former Richmond County teacher files lawsuit against School System

    Thursday, May 24 2018 8:42 AM EDT2018-05-24 12:42:24 GMT
    Richmond County Schools (WFXG)Richmond County Schools (WFXG)
    Richmond County Schools (WFXG)Richmond County Schools (WFXG)

    A former Richmond County middle school teacher is saying the school system refused to accommodate her medical condition and refused to pay her until she was cured. In a lawsuit filed on March 22, the former educator named herself Jane Doe to protect her privacy and student information.

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    A former Richmond County middle school teacher is saying the school system refused to accommodate her medical condition and refused to pay her until she was cured. In a lawsuit filed on March 22, the former educator named herself Jane Doe to protect her privacy and student information.

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  • 1 killed, 2 injured in Hwy 25 crash

    1 killed, 2 injured in Hwy 25 crash

    Thursday, May 24 2018 8:19 AM EDT2018-05-24 12:19:46 GMT
    Fatal Crash at Highway 25 at Taylors Brothers Express  (Burke County Sheriff's Office)Fatal Crash at Highway 25 at Taylors Brothers Express (Burke County Sheriff's Office)

    The Burke County Sheriff's Office is investigating a deadly crash that happened Thursday evening. A Ford truck was traveling down Hwy 25 around 6:15 p.m. At the same time, a 1996 Mercury sedan was traveling west on Allen Road and pulled into the median of Hwy 25, attempting to cross to Campbell Circle.

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    The Burke County Sheriff's Office is investigating a deadly crash that happened Thursday evening. A Ford truck was traveling down Hwy 25 around 6:15 p.m. At the same time, a 1996 Mercury sedan was traveling west on Allen Road and pulled into the median of Hwy 25, attempting to cross to Campbell Circle.

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  • City Leaders host workshop weeks ahead of vote for possible smoke ban ordinance

    City Leaders host workshop weeks ahead of vote for possible smoke ban ordinance

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 11:12 PM EDT2018-05-24 03:12:27 GMT
    City Leaders host workshop for possible smoke ban ordinanceCity Leaders host workshop for possible smoke ban ordinance

    A major effort to improve the health of Richmond County, but it's getting quite a bit of opposition.  According to research by the BreathEasy Coalition, Richmond County is ranked 124 out of 159 counties in Georgia when it comes to health. That's one reason why the organization says it is pushing city leaders to pass a smoke free ordinance, banning smoking within 10 feet of businesses and bars.  "It's more or less why put a burden on a business that can potentially put ...

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    A major effort to improve the health of Richmond County, but it's getting quite a bit of opposition.  According to research by the BreathEasy Coalition, Richmond County is ranked 124 out of 159 counties in Georgia when it comes to health. That's one reason why the organization says it is pushing city leaders to pass a smoke free ordinance, banning smoking within 10 feet of businesses and bars.  "It's more or less why put a burden on a business that can potentially put ...

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  • Ways to minimize exposure to ticks

    Ways to minimize exposure to ticks

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 8:23 PM EDT2018-05-24 00:23:56 GMT
    Ways to minimize esposure to ticks (WFXG)Ways to minimize esposure to ticks (WFXG)

    There is no way to fully avoid ticks during the summer time but luckily there are ways to minimize your exposure to ticks.

    The best way to minimize exposure is to check for ticks whether that is checking your body, clothes, or pets. The use of insect repellant with twenty to thirty percent DEET can lower your chances of tick bites. It is also important to know where to expect ticks.

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    There is no way to fully avoid ticks during the summer time but luckily there are ways to minimize your exposure to ticks.

    The best way to minimize exposure is to check for ticks whether that is checking your body, clothes, or pets. The use of insect repellant with twenty to thirty percent DEET can lower your chances of tick bites. It is also important to know where to expect ticks.

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  • People & Places with Pierce: The Carpenter's Stand

    People & Places with Pierce: The Carpenter's Stand

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 1:36 PM EDT2018-05-23 17:36:43 GMT
    People & Places with Pierce: The Carpenter's Stand - Edgefield (WFXG)People & Places with Pierce: The Carpenter's Stand - Edgefield (WFXG)

    Along Main Street in downtown Edgefield, one man proudly displays his life’s work.

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    Along Main Street in downtown Edgefield, one man proudly displays his life’s work.

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  • FOX 54 team getting ready to run across Georgia for a good cause

    FOX 54 team getting ready to run across Georgia for a good cause

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 12:18 PM EDT2018-05-23 16:18:14 GMT
    FOX 54 logoFOX 54 logo
    FOX 54 logoFOX 54 logo

    WFXG FOX 54 is getting out in the community for another good cause –running a relay race across the Peach State to raise money for two charities.

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    WFXG FOX 54 is getting out in the community for another good cause –running a relay race across the Peach State to raise money for two charities.

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  • GA May 22, 2018 Primary Results

    GA May 22, 2018 Primary Results

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 11:05 PM EDT2018-05-23 03:05:38 GMT
    Primary Elections for Mayor is Tuesday May 22 2018 in Georgia (WFXG)Primary Elections for Mayor is Tuesday May 22 2018 in Georgia (WFXG)

    Georgia's Primary Election was held Tuesday, May 22, 2018. You can follow election coverage as results come with this article.

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    Georgia's Primary Election was held Tuesday, May 22, 2018. You can follow election coverage as results come with this article.

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  • Students & community leaders come together for project based learning activity

    Students & community leaders come together for project based learning activity

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 4:45 PM EDT2018-05-22 20:45:30 GMT
    (Source: File photo / WFXG)(Source: File photo / WFXG)

    Seventh grade teachers and students at Grovetown Middle School worked on a PBL (Project Based Learning) project that asked students to use classroom content and apply those concepts to real world activities Tuesday.

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    Seventh grade teachers and students at Grovetown Middle School worked on a PBL (Project Based Learning) project that asked students to use classroom content and apply those concepts to real world activities Tuesday.

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  • Tropical activity could lead to a rainy Memorial Day weekend

    Tropical activity could lead to a rainy Memorial Day weekend

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 8:21 AM EDT2018-05-22 12:21:24 GMT
    Tropical activity for Memorial Day weekend (WFXG)Tropical activity for Memorial Day weekend (WFXG)
    Tropical activity for Memorial Day weekend (WFXG)Tropical activity for Memorial Day weekend (WFXG)

    Tropical activity could bring more rain to the CSRA Memorial Day weekend. A broad-surface low-pressure area has formed over the northwestern Caribbean Sea a couple hundred miles East of the coast of Belize.

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    Tropical activity could bring more rain to the CSRA Memorial Day weekend. A broad-surface low-pressure area has formed over the northwestern Caribbean Sea a couple hundred miles East of the coast of Belize.

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  • Exclusive: Augusta mayoral candidates sit down with FOX 54

    Exclusive: Augusta mayoral candidates sit down with FOX 54

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 5:54 AM EDT2018-05-22 09:54:12 GMT
    Gould Hagler (left) and Hardie Davis (right) (WFXG)Gould Hagler (left) and Hardie Davis (right) (WFXG)

    FOX 54 was able to sit down with each candidate hoping to lead the Garden City – incumbent, Hardie Davis and challenger, Gould Haglar. We asked them the same five questions, and let their answers speak for themselves.

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    FOX 54 was able to sit down with each candidate hoping to lead the Garden City – incumbent, Hardie Davis and challenger, Gould Haglar. We asked them the same five questions, and let their answers speak for themselves.

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  • North Augusta Residents upset that Headquarters for Public Safety could be placed in historic area

    North Augusta Residents upset that Headquarters for Public Safety could be placed in historic area

    Monday, May 21 2018 11:03 PM EDT2018-05-22 03:03:57 GMT
    Work Session held for headquarters for Public Safety possible being developed in historic areaWork Session held for headquarters for Public Safety possible being developed in historic area
    Work Session held for headquarters for Public Safety possible being developed in historic areaWork Session held for headquarters for Public Safety possible being developed in historic area

    North Augusta's plans for a new Department of Public Safety headquarters could get scrapped over the land's old designation. Resident's came out in force on Monday to a work session to talk about a historic piece of land that may not be suited for a brand new building.   "So I'm not going to quiet it down for the sake of getting through this meeting when there's nothing else on the agenda," says one Resident. Tempers flaring as residents sat in on the presentatio...

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    North Augusta's plans for a new Department of Public Safety headquarters could get scrapped over the land's old designation. Resident's came out in force on Monday to a work session to talk about a historic piece of land that may not be suited for a brand new building.   "So I'm not going to quiet it down for the sake of getting through this meeting when there's nothing else on the agenda," says one Resident. Tempers flaring as residents sat in on the presentatio...

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  • Shooting at Bon Air Apartments

    Shooting at Bon Air Apartments

    Monday, May 21 2018 9:58 PM EDT2018-05-22 01:58:13 GMT
    Bon Air Hotel (WFXG)Bon Air Hotel (WFXG)

    The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is investigating a shooting at the Bon Air Apartments on Walton Way.

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    The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is investigating a shooting at the Bon Air Apartments on Walton Way.

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  • Survivor Outreach Services Warrior Remembrance

    Survivor Outreach Services Warrior Remembrance

    Monday, May 21 2018 11:20 AM EDT2018-05-21 15:20:07 GMT
    Source: WXFGSource: WXFG
    Source: WXFGSource: WXFG

    The Fort Gordon Survivor Outreach Services (SOS) will host a Warrior Remembrance Ceremony.

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    The Fort Gordon Survivor Outreach Services (SOS) will host a Warrior Remembrance Ceremony.

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  • Weather on the road: Aiken

    Weather on the road: Aiken

    Monday, May 21 2018 8:10 AM EDT2018-05-21 12:10:05 GMT
    5.21.18 Weather on the road: Aiken (WFXG)5.21.18 Weather on the road: Aiken (WFXG)
    5.21.18 Weather on the road: Aiken (WFXG)5.21.18 Weather on the road: Aiken (WFXG)

    First Alert meteorologist Pierce Legeion was out on the road again Monday morning. This week, he was at the beautiful Hopelands Gardens in Aiken. Expect clouds and some sunshine Monday with the chance again for showers and storms, especially Monday afternoon.

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    First Alert meteorologist Pierce Legeion was out on the road again Monday morning. This week, he was at the beautiful Hopelands Gardens in Aiken. Expect clouds and some sunshine Monday with the chance again for showers and storms, especially Monday afternoon.

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  • Dream Builders hosts Teens Against Guns 5k Walk/Run

    Dream Builders hosts Teens Against Guns 5k Walk/Run

    Sunday, May 20 2018 9:00 PM EDT2018-05-21 01:00:58 GMT

    From a school shooting in Florida to the one in Texas -- and even gun violence on the streets in the CSRA, students are speaking up. That's why a local organization, Dream Builders, hosted a Teens Against Violence 5k Run/Walk in Augusta -- to give our community members a platform for dialogue about gun violence. 

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    From a school shooting in Florida to the one in Texas -- and even gun violence on the streets in the CSRA, students are speaking up. That's why a local organization, Dream Builders, hosted a Teens Against Violence 5k Run/Walk in Augusta -- to give our community members a platform for dialogue about gun violence. 

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  • Serenity Behavioral Health in Augusta promotes mental health awareness

    Serenity Behavioral Health in Augusta promotes mental health awareness

    Saturday, May 19 2018 8:32 PM EDT2018-05-20 00:32:24 GMT

    Serenity Behavioral Health in Augusta held a community event Saturday to promote Mental Health Awareness this month.  They celebrated with many activities and educational resources.  Those at Serenity say evidence based treatment and early detection is important for developing kids. 

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    Serenity Behavioral Health in Augusta held a community event Saturday to promote Mental Health Awareness this month.  They celebrated with many activities and educational resources.  Those at Serenity say evidence based treatment and early detection is important for developing kids. 

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  • Local MLK tribute honorees discuss King's legacy

    Local MLK tribute honorees discuss King's legacy

    Saturday, May 19 2018 8:23 PM EDT2018-05-20 00:23:12 GMT

    Next month the R&R Youth and Community Empowerment organization will honor people in Augusta and the CSRA for doing their part in the community to make a difference and to pay tribute to Martin Luther King Jr for the 50th anniversary of his death. Some of those honorees met Saturday at Big T's Seafood, to talk about the importance of continuing to honor his legacy. 

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    Next month the R&R Youth and Community Empowerment organization will honor people in Augusta and the CSRA for doing their part in the community to make a difference and to pay tribute to Martin Luther King Jr for the 50th anniversary of his death. Some of those honorees met Saturday at Big T's Seafood, to talk about the importance of continuing to honor his legacy. 

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  • Early voting produces low numbers in Richmond County

    Early voting produces low numbers in Richmond County

    Friday, May 18 2018 9:08 PM EDT2018-05-19 01:08:33 GMT
    Early voting for the primary election produces low results in Richmond County (WFXG)Early voting for the primary election produces low results in Richmond County (WFXG)

    Once again early voting turn out has been low for primary elections. Officials say the numbers are looking similar to the 2014 election.   The Richmond County Board of Elections says around 30 thousand people voted in the 2014 primaries. The executive director, Lynn Bailey,  says they are on track to meet that same number this year.

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    Once again early voting turn out has been low for primary elections. Officials say the numbers are looking similar to the 2014 election.   The Richmond County Board of Elections says around 30 thousand people voted in the 2014 primaries. The executive director, Lynn Bailey,  says they are on track to meet that same number this year.

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  • Stroke Awareness Month: Warning signs of a stroke

    Stroke Awareness Month: Warning signs of a stroke

    Friday, May 18 2018 10:18 AM EDT2018-05-18 14:18:25 GMT

    May is stroke awareness month, and most Americans do not know the warning signs of a stroke. The fact is anyone can have a stroke and everyone should be knowledgeable about the most common warning signs. Learning how to spot a stroke could save a life.

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    May is stroke awareness month, and most Americans do not know the warning signs of a stroke. The fact is anyone can have a stroke and everyone should be knowledgeable about the most common warning signs. Learning how to spot a stroke could save a life.

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  • Mayoral Forum held just several days before Election Day

    Mayoral Forum held just several days before Election Day

    Thursday, May 17 2018 10:35 PM EDT2018-05-18 02:35:05 GMT
    Mayoral Forum held in Richmond County just several days before Election DayMayoral Forum held in Richmond County just several days before Election Day
    Mayoral Forum held in Richmond County just several days before Election DayMayoral Forum held in Richmond County just several days before Election Day

    Election day is next Tuesday and voters got a last chance to see both candidates vying to be the next Mayor of Augusta.  Voters packed the room in Richmond County to learn more about who they're going to elect as Mayor of Augusta next Tuesday. As Kenneth Eason looked around he says he noticed something else. "We need young people to come out and participate and see the opportunity the city has and get involved," he says.  He marked this day in his calendar as he...

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    Election day is next Tuesday and voters got a last chance to see both candidates vying to be the next Mayor of Augusta.  Voters packed the room in Richmond County to learn more about who they're going to elect as Mayor of Augusta next Tuesday. As Kenneth Eason looked around he says he noticed something else. "We need young people to come out and participate and see the opportunity the city has and get involved," he says.  He marked this day in his calendar as he...

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  • YMCA Trains CE Huffman

    YMCA Trains CE Huffman

    Thursday, May 17 2018 9:57 AM EDT2018-05-17 13:57:44 GMT

    As the summer gets closer, lots of people are focused on getting their bodies in-shape for vacations and the beach. Two professional trainers came by to help FOX 54 Anchor CE Huffman get his body together. 

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    As the summer gets closer, lots of people are focused on getting their bodies in-shape for vacations and the beach. Two professional trainers came by to help FOX 54 Anchor CE Huffman get his body together. 

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  • Graniteville man arrested after standoff with deputies

    Graniteville man arrested after standoff with deputies

    Thursday, May 17 2018 9:00 AM EDT2018-05-17 13:00:16 GMT
    Scott Baldwin (source: Aiken County Sheriff's Office)Scott Baldwin (source: Aiken County Sheriff's Office)
    Scott Baldwin (source: Aiken County Sheriff's Office)Scott Baldwin (source: Aiken County Sheriff's Office)

    According to the Aiken County Sheriff's Office, deputies were called out to do a well-being check at a home on Leitner Street in Graniteville at around 11:45 p.m. Wednesday, May 16. The caller told police her roommate, fifty-four-year-old Scott Baldwin, was threatening to kill himself.

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    According to the Aiken County Sheriff's Office, deputies were called out to do a well-being check at a home on Leitner Street in Graniteville at around 11:45 p.m. Wednesday, May 16. The caller told police her roommate, fifty-four-year-old Scott Baldwin, was threatening to kill himself.

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  • Library technician receives national award

    Library technician receives national award

    Thursday, May 17 2018 6:32 AM EDT2018-05-17 10:32:27 GMT
    Ozella Gates, 2017 Library Technician of the Year (WFXG)Ozella Gates, 2017 Library Technician of the Year (WFXG)
    Ozella Gates, 2017 Library Technician of the Year (WFXG)Ozella Gates, 2017 Library Technician of the Year (WFXG)

    Ozella Gates, a library technician at the Eisenhower Army Medical Center on Fort Gordon, may come off as a little quiet when you first meet her, but she is passionate about her work. She went to the Library of Congress May 1 to be recognized as the 2017 Federal Library Technician of the Year.

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    Ozella Gates, a library technician at the Eisenhower Army Medical Center on Fort Gordon, may come off as a little quiet when you first meet her, but she is passionate about her work. She went to the Library of Congress May 1 to be recognized as the 2017 Federal Library Technician of the Year.

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  • Vigil held for missing Richmond County man

    Vigil held for missing Richmond County man

    Thursday, May 17 2018 6:08 AM EDT2018-05-17 10:08:55 GMT
    Andrew Cato (source: Richmond County Sheriff's Office)Andrew Cato (source: Richmond County Sheriff's Office)

    Twenty-eight-year-old Andrew Cato is still missing but his family and friends are not losing hope. On Wednesday, May 16 a vigil was held in honor of his birthday.

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    Twenty-eight-year-old Andrew Cato is still missing but his family and friends are not losing hope. On Wednesday, May 16 a vigil was held in honor of his birthday.

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  • New program called "certification in cybercrime" coming to AU in Fall of 2018

    New program called "certification in cybercrime" coming to AU in Fall of 2018

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 10:24 PM EDT2018-05-17 02:24:38 GMT
    Certification in cybercrime will be offered to students in Fall of 2018 at AUCertification in cybercrime will be offered to students in Fall of 2018 at AU
    Certification in cybercrime will be offered to students in Fall of 2018 at AUCertification in cybercrime will be offered to students in Fall of 2018 at AU

    A new cybersecurity program will be coming to Augusta University in the fall called "certification in cybercrime." Professors told FOX 54 it will prepare students for careers in cybercrime investigation, law enforcement, data security and technology. With the growing cybersecurity field around the country and in the world, one professor tells us it was only a matter of time before A-U offered this track. It's important now because we live in a society that is so conne...

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    A new cybersecurity program will be coming to Augusta University in the fall called "certification in cybercrime." Professors told FOX 54 it will prepare students for careers in cybercrime investigation, law enforcement, data security and technology. With the growing cybersecurity field around the country and in the world, one professor tells us it was only a matter of time before A-U offered this track. It's important now because we live in a society that is so conne...

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  • Commission approves parking permit for residents living near Medical College of Georgia

    Commission approves parking permit for residents living near Medical College of Georgia

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 10:22 PM EDT2018-05-17 02:22:55 GMT
    Commissioners approve parking permits for some residents near MCGCommissioners approve parking permits for some residents near MCG

    Augusta - Richmond County Commissioners have approved adding parking permits for some streets in the downtown area near the Medical College. Since last year, residents there have been complaining they can't park on their street and sometimes in front of their homes because of students. The parking permits will be given out to residents living on Mauge and Blount Street along with Augusta Avenue for a yearly fee of $5. While the medical college is growing, commissioner's say this...

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    Augusta - Richmond County Commissioners have approved adding parking permits for some streets in the downtown area near the Medical College. Since last year, residents there have been complaining they can't park on their street and sometimes in front of their homes because of students. The parking permits will be given out to residents living on Mauge and Blount Street along with Augusta Avenue for a yearly fee of $5. While the medical college is growing, commissioner's say this...

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  • Jackson man arrested for arson, killing 3 dogs

    Jackson man arrested for arson, killing 3 dogs

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 1:52 PM EDT2018-05-16 17:52:52 GMT
    Marc-Antony Cantrell (source: Aiken County Sheriff's Office)Marc-Antony Cantrell (source: Aiken County Sheriff's Office)
    Marc-Antony Cantrell (source: Aiken County Sheriff's Office)Marc-Antony Cantrell (source: Aiken County Sheriff's Office)

    A Jackson man is behind bars after law enforcement says he killed several dogs and set fire to a home to cover it up. At around 10:15 p.m. on Friday, May 11, the Aiken County Sheriff's Office was called out to help investigate a house fire on Third Street in Jackson.

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    A Jackson man is behind bars after law enforcement says he killed several dogs and set fire to a home to cover it up. At around 10:15 p.m. on Friday, May 11, the Aiken County Sheriff's Office was called out to help investigate a house fire on Third Street in Jackson.

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  • Columbia County deputies looking for suspect: breast pump and weed eater, stolen

    Columbia County deputies looking for suspect: breast pump and weed eater, stolen

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 1:35 PM EDT2018-05-16 17:35:43 GMT

    The Columbia County Sheriff’s Office is looking for Harry Morgan Jr. He a suspect, wanted in a Grovetown Walmart theft.  

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    The Columbia County Sheriff’s Office is looking for Harry Morgan Jr. He a suspect, wanted in a Grovetown Walmart theft.  

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  • 1 shot on Skinner Mill Rd.

    1 shot on Skinner Mill Rd.

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 1:08 PM EDT2018-05-16 17:08:04 GMT
    Shooting at Millbrook Pointe Apartments 5/16/18 (WFXG)Shooting at Millbrook Pointe Apartments 5/16/18 (WFXG)

    One person has been taken to the hospital after a shooting in Augusta. According to Richmond County Sheriff's Office, at around 10:15 a.m., deputies responded to Millbrook Pointe Apartments at 3190 Skinner Mill Road for reports of shots fired.

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    One person has been taken to the hospital after a shooting in Augusta. According to Richmond County Sheriff's Office, at around 10:15 a.m., deputies responded to Millbrook Pointe Apartments at 3190 Skinner Mill Road for reports of shots fired.

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  • Augusta Green Jackets Game Canceled

    Augusta Green Jackets Game Canceled

    Tuesday, May 15 2018 10:23 AM EDT2018-05-15 14:23:00 GMT
    Augusta Greenjackets Source: WFXGAugusta Greenjackets Source: WFXG
    Augusta Greenjackets Source: WFXGAugusta Greenjackets Source: WFXG

    The Augusta GreenJackets had their final game of the series against the Greensboro Grasshoppers postponed due to rain. 

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    The Augusta GreenJackets had their final game of the series against the Greensboro Grasshoppers postponed due to rain. 

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  • RCSO: Man wanted for questioning in theft case

    RCSO: Man wanted for questioning in theft case

    Tuesday, May 15 2018 3:47 AM EDT2018-05-15 07:47:03 GMT
    Source: Richmond County Sheriff's OfficeSource: Richmond County Sheriff's Office
    Source: Richmond County Sheriff's OfficeSource: Richmond County Sheriff's Office

    The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is looking for a man wanted for questioning in a theft case. Investigators say the man pictured in this article entered the fence at the Brown Road Self-Storage and Moving Supplies in Hephzibah. 

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    The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is looking for a man wanted for questioning in a theft case. Investigators say the man pictured in this article entered the fence at the Brown Road Self-Storage and Moving Supplies in Hephzibah. 

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

    Man wanted for questioning in Richmond Co. card fraud case

    Tuesday, May 15 2018 3:27 AM EDT2018-05-15 07:27:42 GMT
    Christopher Odom (Source: Richmond County Sheriff's Office)Christopher Odom (Source: Richmond County Sheriff's Office)
    Christopher Odom (Source: Richmond County Sheriff's Office)Christopher Odom (Source: Richmond County Sheriff's Office)

    The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is looking for a man wanted for questioning in a card fraud case.  They're searching for 32 year-old Christopher Odom right now.  He's listed at 5'09 and 190 pounds.  The incident happened at the Walmart on Wrightsboro Road on April 14.

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    The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is looking for a man wanted for questioning in a card fraud case.  They're searching for 32 year-old Christopher Odom right now.  He's listed at 5'09 and 190 pounds.  The incident happened at the Walmart on Wrightsboro Road on April 14.

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  • Subject wanted for questioning in Richmond Co. card theft case

    Subject wanted for questioning in Richmond Co. card theft case

    Tuesday, May 15 2018 3:17 AM EDT2018-05-15 07:17:45 GMT
    Source: Richmond County Sheriff's OfficeSource: Richmond County Sheriff's Office
    Source: Richmond County Sheriff's OfficeSource: Richmond County Sheriff's Office

    The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is looking for a man wanted for questioning about a card theft case.  The incident happened at St. John Towers on Greene Street back on May 5.

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    The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is looking for a man wanted for questioning about a card theft case.  The incident happened at St. John Towers on Greene Street back on May 5.

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  • Columbia County Traffic Alert

    Columbia County Traffic Alert

    Monday, May 14 2018 9:38 AM EDT2018-05-14 13:38:21 GMT
    Columbia County; Source: WFXGColumbia County; Source: WFXG
    Columbia County; Source: WFXGColumbia County; Source: WFXG

    Pavement resurfacing will soon begin in parts of Columbia County Drivers should expect lane closures in the area of on Walton's Pass, Walton's Circle and Walton's Court during the project.

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    Pavement resurfacing will soon begin in parts of Columbia County Drivers should expect lane closures in the area of on Walton's Pass, Walton's Circle and Walton's Court during the project.

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  • Westminster Memory Care of Aiken Groundbreaking

    Westminster Memory Care of Aiken Groundbreaking

    Friday, May 11 2018 11:32 AM EDT2018-05-11 15:32:17 GMT
    Credit: City of AikenCredit: City of Aiken
    Credit: City of AikenCredit: City of Aiken

    Westminster Memory Care will host their groundbreaking ceremony for the area’s “First All-Memory-Care-Community”.

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    Westminster Memory Care will host their groundbreaking ceremony for the area’s “First All-Memory-Care-Community”.

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  • Augusta Fire Department Family Emergency Day

    Augusta Fire Department Family Emergency Day

    Thursday, May 10 2018 9:54 AM EDT2018-05-10 13:54:39 GMT
    The Augusta Fire Department is inviting the public to join them for their 5th Annual Fire Emergency Day. The event will take place at the Augusta Mall Saturday, May 12, 2018 starting at 10 am. The event is free and will include 40 vendors with give-a-ways. The AFD will also provide safety demonstrations and free ID’s for all children. Participants can also adopt a pet from Augusta Animal Services. The event will be located near Starbucks, on the upper level in the mall.More >>
    The Augusta Fire Department is inviting the public to join them for their 5th Annual Fire Emergency Day. The event will take place at the Augusta Mall Saturday, May 12, 2018 starting at 10 am. The event is free and will include 40 vendors with give-a-ways. The AFD will also provide safety demonstrations and free ID’s for all children. Participants can also adopt a pet from Augusta Animal Services. The event will be located near Starbucks, on the upper level in the mall.More >>
  • Evans Belk Store Celebrates Mom

    Evans Belk Store Celebrates Mom

    Tuesday, May 8 2018 10:33 AM EDT2018-05-08 14:33:05 GMT

    The Belk Store in Evans is hosting a Mother's Day Celebration. On Saturday, May 12, 2018, everyone is invited to help celebrate mothers with bubbles, cookies, massages and mini pamper sessions. Clinique, Lauder and Lancôme will also offer facials, makeovers, and skincare treatments. Prior to day-of activities, shoppers will receive ‘Mom’s Wish List’ guides to make shopping for mom easier than ever.

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    The Belk Store in Evans is hosting a Mother's Day Celebration. On Saturday, May 12, 2018, everyone is invited to help celebrate mothers with bubbles, cookies, massages and mini pamper sessions. Clinique, Lauder and Lancôme will also offer facials, makeovers, and skincare treatments. Prior to day-of activities, shoppers will receive ‘Mom’s Wish List’ guides to make shopping for mom easier than ever.

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  • 11th annual Marine Mud Challenge at Fort Gordon

    11th annual Marine Mud Challenge at Fort Gordon

    Sunday, May 6 2018 11:04 PM EDT2018-05-07 03:04:01 GMT
    Source: WXFGSource: WXFG
    Source: WXFGSource: WXFG

    The Marine Corps Detachment of Fort Gordon will be hosting its 11th annual Marine Mud Challenge.  This will be on Saturday, May 12th at 8 a.m. with teams starting throughout the morning. The course is located at the corner of 19th Street and Chamberlain Avenue on Fort Gordon. 

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    The Marine Corps Detachment of Fort Gordon will be hosting its 11th annual Marine Mud Challenge.  This will be on Saturday, May 12th at 8 a.m. with teams starting throughout the morning. The course is located at the corner of 19th Street and Chamberlain Avenue on Fort Gordon. 

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  • CCSO looking for shoplifting suspect

    CCSO looking for shoplifting suspect

    Sunday, May 6 2018 10:56 PM EDT2018-05-07 02:56:46 GMT
    Source: Columbia County Sheriff's OfficeSource: Columbia County Sheriff's Office
    Source: Columbia County Sheriff's OfficeSource: Columbia County Sheriff's Office

    The Columbia County Sheriff's Office is looking for a shoplifting suspect.  Investigators say the woman pictured in this article shoplifted two purses valued at $80. The incident reportedly happened at the Second Time Around on Washington Road. 

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    The Columbia County Sheriff's Office is looking for a shoplifting suspect.  Investigators say the woman pictured in this article shoplifted two purses valued at $80. The incident reportedly happened at the Second Time Around on Washington Road. 

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  • Job fair at Fort Gordon next month

    Job fair at Fort Gordon next month

    Monday, April 23 2018 12:15 AM EDT2018-04-23 04:15:56 GMT
    Source: WXFGSource: WXFG
    Source: WXFGSource: WXFG

    A job fair is going to be held at Fort Gordon next month.  It is open to the public and will be on Tuesday, May 1 from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. The 2018 Veterans Job and Career Expo will be held at the U.S. Army Reserve Center in Building 14401. 

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    A job fair is going to be held at Fort Gordon next month.  It is open to the public and will be on Tuesday, May 1 from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. The 2018 Veterans Job and Career Expo will be held at the U.S. Army Reserve Center in Building 14401. 

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  • CCSO searching for card fraud suspect

    CCSO searching for card fraud suspect

    Monday, April 23 2018 12:10 AM EDT2018-04-23 04:10:07 GMT
    Source: Columbia County Sheriff's OfficeSource: Columbia County Sheriff's Office
    Source: Columbia County Sheriff's OfficeSource: Columbia County Sheriff's Office

    The Columbia County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in identifying a card fraud suspect. Investigators say the man pictured used a cloned debit card to buy Walmart gift cards at a self checkout counter at the Bobby Jones and Grovetown locations. 

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    The Columbia County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in identifying a card fraud suspect. Investigators say the man pictured used a cloned debit card to buy Walmart gift cards at a self checkout counter at the Bobby Jones and Grovetown locations. 

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  • Subject wanted for questioning in Richmond co. forgery case

    Subject wanted for questioning in Richmond co. forgery case

    Monday, April 23 2018 12:01 AM EDT2018-04-23 04:01:14 GMT
    Source: Richmond County Sheriff's OfficeSource: Richmond County Sheriff's Office
    Source: Richmond County Sheriff's OfficeSource: Richmond County Sheriff's Office

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

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

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  • Library is dedicated in honor of an elementary school Teacher

    Library is dedicated in honor of an elementary school Teacher

    Monday, April 16 2018 10:16 PM EDT2018-04-17 02:16:56 GMT
    Grovetown is getting a new library. It's a long-time passion project come true for a 90 year-old former school teacher.Rosa Lee Owens got to see the first phase of her dream come true – as the land for the Grovetown Library was dedicated in her honor.She hopes the space right behind city hall will become a beacon of community. Rosa fund raised for years to get a library here.Her family tells Fox 54 the former elementary school teacher also played a role in establishing the first...More >>
    Grovetown is getting a new library. It's a long-time passion project come true for a 90 year-old former school teacher.Rosa Lee Owens got to see the first phase of her dream come true – as the land for the Grovetown Library was dedicated in her honor.She hopes the space right behind city hall will become a beacon of community. Rosa fund raised for years to get a library here.Her family tells Fox 54 the former elementary school teacher also played a role in establishing the first...More >>
  • Man wanted for property damage in Richmond County

    Man wanted for property damage in Richmond County

    Sunday, April 15 2018 11:46 PM EDT2018-04-16 03:46:29 GMT
    Source: Richmond County Sheriff's OfficeSource: Richmond County Sheriff's Office
    Source: Richmond County Sheriff's OfficeSource: Richmond County Sheriff's Office

    The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is looking for a man wanted for criminal damage to property 1st degree. Investigators say the incident happened at the Barnyard Flea market on Doug Bernard Parkway.  The suspect pictured allegedly used a rake to strike a car while a woman and a child were inside. 

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    The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is looking for a man wanted for criminal damage to property 1st degree. Investigators say the incident happened at the Barnyard Flea market on Doug Bernard Parkway.  The suspect pictured allegedly used a rake to strike a car while a woman and a child were inside. 

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  • Man wanted in Richmond County for card fraud

    Man wanted in Richmond County for card fraud

    Sunday, April 15 2018 11:35 PM EDT2018-04-16 03:35:55 GMT
    Source: Richmond County Sheriff's OfficeSource: Richmond County Sheriff's Office
    Source: Richmond County Sheriff's OfficeSource: Richmond County Sheriff's Office

    The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is searching for a man wanted for card fraud. Investigators say 31 year-old Jovan Aaron Coney is wanted for two counts of financial transaction card fraud.  He is listed at 6'2 and 315 pounds.

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    The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is searching for a man wanted for card fraud. Investigators say 31 year-old Jovan Aaron Coney is wanted for two counts of financial transaction card fraud.  He is listed at 6'2 and 315 pounds.

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  • Georgia's Lt. Governor to visit Martinez this month

    Georgia's Lt. Governor to visit Martinez this month

    Sunday, April 15 2018 11:26 PM EDT2018-04-16 03:26:12 GMT

    Georgia Lieutenant Governor Casey Cagle will be in the CSRA this month.  Cagle is one of the Republican candidates for Governor. His bus tour will stop in Martinez on April 30.  This will be at Sunrise Grill  on Washington Road from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. 

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    Georgia Lieutenant Governor Casey Cagle will be in the CSRA this month.  Cagle is one of the Republican candidates for Governor. His bus tour will stop in Martinez on April 30.  This will be at Sunrise Grill  on Washington Road from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. 

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  • Aiken Camellia Society Show on Saturday

    Aiken Camellia Society Show on Saturday

    Friday, April 6 2018 9:36 AM EDT2018-04-06 13:36:05 GMT
    (Source: File photo / WFXG)(Source: File photo / WFXG)
    (Source: File photo / WFXG)(Source: File photo / WFXG)

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

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

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

    USC Aiken Community Dr. Martin Luther King Celebration on Sunday

    Friday, April 6 2018 9:36 AM EDT2018-04-06 13:36:05 GMT
    (Source: USC Aiken)(Source: USC Aiken)
    (Source: USC Aiken)(Source: USC Aiken)
    Community members and two college students will be recognized for human and civil rights work on Sunday. USC Aiken and Aiken Technical College will have their Martin Luther King Jr. celebration on Sunday, Jan. 21 at 3 p.m. The event is open to the public. Doors open at 2:30 p.m. Copyright 2018 WFXG. All rights reserved.More >>
    Community members and two college students will be recognized for human and civil rights work on Sunday. USC Aiken and Aiken Technical College will have their Martin Luther King Jr. celebration on Sunday, Jan. 21 at 3 p.m. The event is open to the public. Doors open at 2:30 p.m. Copyright 2018 WFXG. All rights reserved.More >>
  • Bamberg family court employee charged with embezzlement

    Bamberg family court employee charged with embezzlement

    Friday, April 6 2018 9:36 AM EDT2018-04-06 13:36:05 GMT
    Agents with the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division arrested an employee with Bamberg County Family Court in connection with missing funds. Caroline Angela Raysor, 46, was charged with embezzlement of public funds with a value of over $10,000. The case was investigated by SLED at the request of the Bamberg County Sheriff's Office. Raysor was booked at the Bamberg County Detention Center. Copyright 2018 WFXG. All rights reserved.More >>
    Agents with the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division arrested an employee with Bamberg County Family Court in connection with missing funds. Caroline Angela Raysor, 46, was charged with embezzlement of public funds with a value of over $10,000. The case was investigated by SLED at the request of the Bamberg County Sheriff's Office. Raysor was booked at the Bamberg County Detention Center. Copyright 2018 WFXG. All rights reserved.More >>
  • Augusta veteran can see for first time in 40 years thanks to new technology

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

    Friday, April 6 2018 9:36 AM EDT2018-04-06 13:36:02 GMT
    Joseph Johnson visits the Navy museum with his new "eyes" (WFXG)Joseph Johnson visits the Navy museum with his new "eyes" (WFXG)
    Joseph Johnson visits the Navy museum with his new "eyes" (WFXG)Joseph Johnson visits the Navy museum with his new "eyes" (WFXG)

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

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

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  • Walk to raise awareness on eating disorders coming to Augusta

    Walk to raise awareness on eating disorders coming to Augusta

    Friday, April 6 2018 9:36 AM EDT2018-04-06 13:36:01 GMT
    Source: WFXGSource: WFXG
    Source: WFXGSource: WFXG
    The National Eating Disorders Association(NEDA) and its national walk sponsor, Aerie, have teamed up to hold the 1st annual Augusta NEDA walk. The walk will take place on November 4 at Lake Olmstead Park. They are hoping to raise awareness for the seriousness of eating disorders, and build a supportive community around it. In the U.S. 20 million women and 10 million men suffer from clinically diagnosed eating disorders. The walk starts at 10 a.m. with registration beginning at 9 a...More >>
    The National Eating Disorders Association(NEDA) and its national walk sponsor, Aerie, have teamed up to hold the 1st annual Augusta NEDA walk. The walk will take place on November 4 at Lake Olmstead Park. They are hoping to raise awareness for the seriousness of eating disorders, and build a supportive community around it. In the U.S. 20 million women and 10 million men suffer from clinically diagnosed eating disorders. The walk starts at 10 a.m. with registration beginning at 9 a...More >>
  • 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, April 6 2018 9:35 AM EDT2018-04-06 13:35:59 GMT
    Source: WFXGSource: WFXG
    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 >>
  • VPSA boil water advisory in effect

    VPSA boil water advisory in effect

    Friday, April 6 2018 9:35 AM EDT2018-04-06 13:35:58 GMT
    boil water advisory; Source: WFXGboil water advisory; Source: WFXG
    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 >>
  • USC Aiken professor hosting eclipse event

    USC Aiken professor hosting eclipse event

    Friday, April 6 2018 9:35 AM EDT2018-04-06 13:35:57 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, April 6 2018 9:35 AM EDT2018-04-06 13:35:57 GMT
    Rep. Rick Allen (R-GA) (source: Rick Allen official website)Rep. Rick Allen (R-GA) (source: Rick Allen official website)
    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 >>
  • Richmond County schools to release early for Eclipse Day August 21

    Richmond County schools to release early for Eclipse Day August 21

    Friday, April 6 2018 9:35 AM EDT2018-04-06 13:35:57 GMT
    Richmond Co. Board of Education walk thru (WFXG)Richmond Co. Board of Education walk thru (WFXG)
    Richmond County Schools (WFXG)Richmond County Schools (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, April 6 2018 9:35 AM EDT2018-04-06 13:35:55 GMT
    SC Rep. Chris Corley (source: Aiken County Detention Center)SC Rep. Chris Corley (source: Aiken County Detention Center)
    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, April 6 2018 9:35 AM EDT2018-04-06 13:35:55 GMT
    Source: WFXG GraphicsSource: WFXG Graphics
    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 >>
  • Gordon Lakes Golf Club dubbed best golf course in the army

    Gordon Lakes Golf Club dubbed best golf course in the army

    Friday, April 6 2018 9:35 AM EDT2018-04-06 13:35:55 GMT
    Source: WFXGSource: WFXG
    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 >>
  • Augusta Pride announces National HIV Testing Day events

    Augusta Pride announces National HIV Testing Day events

    Friday, April 6 2018 9:35 AM EDT2018-04-06 13:35:54 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 >>
  • Woman wanted for questioning in theft case

    Woman wanted for questioning in theft case

    Friday, April 6 2018 9:30 AM EDT2018-04-06 13:30:56 GMT
    Source: Richmond County Sheriff's OfficeSource: Richmond County Sheriff's Office
    Source: Richmond County Sheriff's OfficeSource: Richmond County Sheriff's Office

    The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is looking for a suspect wanted for questioning in a theft case. On March 28 at around 5:30 p.m., investigators say the woman pictured set up a meeting in front of Chipotle on Robert C. Daniel Parkway to buy a cell phone from the victim. 

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    The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is looking for a suspect wanted for questioning in a theft case. On March 28 at around 5:30 p.m., investigators say the woman pictured set up a meeting in front of Chipotle on Robert C. Daniel Parkway to buy a cell phone from the victim. 

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  • Columbia Co. Sheriff's Office looking for theft suspect

    Columbia Co. Sheriff's Office looking for theft suspect

    Friday, April 6 2018 8:36 AM EDT2018-04-06 12:36:54 GMT

    The Columbia County Sheriff's Office is looking for a theft suspect. The incident happened at the Walmart in Grovetown on Steiner Way.  At around 10 p.m. on March 27, investigators say the man pictured took $100 left at the self-checkout by the victim. 

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    The Columbia County Sheriff's Office is looking for a theft suspect. The incident happened at the Walmart in Grovetown on Steiner Way.  At around 10 p.m. on March 27, investigators say the man pictured took $100 left at the self-checkout by the victim. 

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