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Breaking: Deadly Fire On Heard Avenue

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Deadly duplex house fire at 1431B Heard Avenue in Augusta. More>>

Volunteers Gather for City Spring Cleaning in Augusta

Volunteers Gather for City Spring Cleaning in Augusta Video included

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Volunteers gathered at hubs throughout Augusta for a community spring cleaning on Saturday. This is all part of an effort to keep Augusta a clean and healthy “Age-Friendly Community.” In January 2014, AARP and the World Health Organization recognized Augusta as an Age-Friendly Community. To keep this title, the city needs to keep improving, and this is one way the community can help. Block by block, volunteers picked through grass to clean-up trash in Augusta. These Young Marines are just one... More>>

Teens Arrested After Drug Sweep at Lincoln County High School

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A Lincoln County High School Student was arrested after a joint drug sweep of the middle school and high school on Thursday. More>>

Augusta GreenJackets Host Community Event

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Augusta, GA - Food, fun, and lots of sunshine marked the second annual... More>>

$132,800 to groups providing services for women and children

Women in Philanthropy 2015 Grants Awarded Video included

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Women in Philanthropy for the CSRA awarded grants totaling $132,800 to nine groups serving women and children.
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1 on 1: The Augusta Man Making a Splash with His "Cru" Video included

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  Hollywood is coming to Augusta. The critically acclaimed film "Cru" is having a screening Saturday, April 4 at the KROC Center. The movie's writer, Oliver Ottley, is from Augusta.  More>>

GMA Saturday Headlines: March 28, 2015 Video included

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WJBF News Channel 6's News team has the News updates that affect the Georgia and South Carolina counties of the CSRA. More>>

Seniors Offer "Berry" Good Deal Video included

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There is a strawberry fundraiser to help senior citizens in the CSRA. The Senior Citizens Council is selling six quarts of strawberries for $20 dollars a flat. The money will help give services back to seniors.Executive Director Kathleen Ernce said,"Part of the senior corps program is providing home respite care to caregivers of frail, elderly individuals and we desperately need more volunteers, which means more money because they receive a tax free stipend. More>>

Augusta Woman Wants Out of Mold, Mildew and Rat Infested Section 8 Apartment Video included

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An Augusta woman is calling for help after trying for months to get out of her Section 8 apartment. “We had a leak here. The entire wall fell down and it has mold and mildew up there,” Angela Belcher told News Channel 6. “They're supposed to be trying to fix it. It's still leaking. They're still complaining that it is nothing up there and that they sprayed. Nobody sprayed. I was sitting on the couch.” Belcher pointed out how her leak is coming from one of the upstairs bathrooms.  More>>

Get Your Yard Ready For Masters Video included

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One local industry is cashing in on the upcoming game on the green. More>>

Aiken Public Safety's Most Wanted Fugitive Arrested In Augusta

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A man on the Aiken Department of Public Safety's Most Wanted List has been arrested. More>>

Stop the Sneezing Video included

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What doctors say about how you can steer clear of allergies during Spring. More>>

Berckmans Road Realignment Project to Start in May

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It's the beginning of the end for the well traveled road next to Augusta National. More>>

Man Arrested After Assault, Attacking TV With Machete In Graniteville

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A Clarks Hill, South Carolina man has been arrested after reportedly driving his vehicle into his ex-wife's garage and attacking a TV with a machete. More>>

James Brown Statue in Downtown Augusta Cleaned

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The James Brown Statue in downtown Augusta has got a brand new shine. More>>

Governor Nathan Deal Instructs Agencies To Prepare For Medical Cannabis Law

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Friday, Georgia Governor Nathan Deal signed an executive order directing state agencies to begin preparations for enactment of legislation that will allow the use of cannabis oil for eight medical conditions. More>>

BREAKING ON 6: Washington Road Traffic Backed Up Due To Crash

Photo from the scene of a Friday afternoon crash on Washington Road at its intersection with Center West Parkway Photo from the scene of a Friday afternoon crash on Washington Road at its intersection with Center West Parkway
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WJBF News Channel 6 has learned that traffic is backed up for miles on Washington Road due to a Friday afternoon crash. More>>

BREAKING ON 6: Fire Damages Home In Martinez

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All are safe after Martinez-Columbia Fire Rescue crews responded to a house fire Friday afternoon. More>>

Aiken Man Sentenced In 2-Year-Old Child's Death

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An Aiken man has been sentenced to prison after being found guilty of Homicide by Child Abuse in the 2013 death of a 2-year-old child. More>>

SC Lawmakers: Governor Haley's “Shower” Comment Could Hurt Agenda

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South Carolina lawmakers say a comment Governor Nikki Haley made about them could hurt her chances of getting her agenda passed at the Statehouse.Governor Nikki Haley: "Take A Good Shower" After Visiting LawmakersGovernor Haley told a realtors group Tuesday, "Because I know many of you are going to the Statehouse, which I love, just make sure you take a good shower when you leave.”The crowd laughed, but South Carolina House of Representatives Majority Leader Bruce Bannister (R-Greenville) say... More>>

Germanwings Co-Pilot May Have Hidden Illness From Employers

AP Photo of Andreas Lubitz, who was the co-pilot of the Germanwings plane that crashed into the French Alps. Photo was taken at the Golden Gate Bridge, in San Francisco, California. AP Photo of Andreas Lubitz, who was the co-pilot of the Germanwings plane that crashed into the French Alps. Photo was taken at the Golden Gate Bridge, in San Francisco, California.
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German prosecutors say they have found evidence that the co-pilot of the Germanwings plane which crashed in the French Alps appears to have hidden evidence of an illness from his employers. More>>

Salvation Army Needs Clothing Donations Video included

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The local Salvation Army Family Thrift Stores are low on clothing and really need your donations.
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Woman tries to run-over man with SUV after argument over "cinnamon bun", police say

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MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WBTW) - A Myrtle Beach woman was arrested after police said she intentionally tried to run over a man this week after getting into an argument over having enough money for a "cinnamon bun" purchase at a local store. More>>

6 Things You Need To Know Before You Go

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6 Things you need to know before you head out the door to start your day. More>>

Good Sports: Firefighters Overlook Child's False Alarm

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There was no fire, but there sure was one fired up little boy. On Thursday Augusta firefighters were at the social security office responding to a call. It seems a two year old under the watch of his grandfather set off the fire alarm. The child may have pushed the wrong button but what happen afterward was like a dream come true. "He loves pushing buttons," grandfather Melvin Atkins says. "And I guess he pushed the wrong one there and it scared him. But boy he loves fire trucks. When he... More>>

UPDATED ON 6: Victim In Deadly McDuffie County Crash Identified

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We have learned more information, including the name of the victim, on a deadly crash in McDuffie County that happened around 7:50 a.m. Thursday morning. More>>

Owner of the dogs that Killed City Goats Found Guilty Video included

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The owner of the 2 dogs that attacked and killed the city's goats was found guilty in court on Thursday. More>>

New Washington Road Businesses Ready for Masters Traffic

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This year's traffic plan for the Masters will be very similar to last years because city officials say the plan has been working. More>>

Proposal For Judges' Pay Raises, Raises Concerns for Augusta Commissioners

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Augusta's state lawmakers are considering a proposal to increase pay for Augusta judges, but it would come with a $200,000 price tag for city taxpayers. WJBF News Channel 6's George Eskola has the story. More>>

Woman Charged With 3 Counts Of Deprivation Of A Minor; Kids Removed From Unsanitary Home

mug shot of 35-year-old Akilah Emma Walton, who is facing 3 charges of Deprivation of a Minor (Credit: Richmond County Sheriff's Office) mug shot of 35-year-old Akilah Emma Walton, who is facing 3 charges of Deprivation of a Minor (Credit: Richmond County Sheriff's Office)
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An investigation into the attempted theft of a bicycle led Richmond County Sheriff's Office deputies to the discovery of a house in unsanitary conditions. Three children were later removed from that home. More>>

Augusta Man Facing Charges After 3-Year-old Found In Road

Mug shot of Nathaniel Kennerly, 71, who is charged with Deprivation of a Minor after a 3-year-old boy in his care was found alone in a roadway (Credit: Richmond County Sheriff's Office) Mug shot of Nathaniel Kennerly, 71, who is charged with Deprivation of a Minor after a 3-year-old boy in his care was found alone in a roadway (Credit: Richmond County Sheriff's Office)
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A 71-year-old Augusta man is in trouble with the law after a 3-year-old was found alone in an Augusta roadway. More>>

Man Arrested, Charged with Arson In Connection To Warrenville Fire

Mug shot of Kenneth William Treadaway (Credit: Aiken County Sheriff's Office) Mug shot of Kenneth William Treadaway (Credit: Aiken County Sheriff's Office)
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An Aiken County man has been arrested in connection to a Monday fire in Warrenville, South Carolina. More>>

UPDATE: Grovetown Boil Water Advisory Lifted

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A boil water advisory issued for some residents in Grovetown has been lifted.
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UPDATED ON 6: Owner Of Dogs Accused Of Killing City Goats Appears In Court

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Michael Robinson, the owner of the dogs that are accused of killing maintenance goats owned by the city of Augusta, appeared in court Thursday morning. More>>

Quadruplets Born At Georgia Regents Medical Center

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When Julianne Kirkland told her husband Matt last fall they were expecting not one, not two, but "three babies, possibly four," he zoned out while staring at the microwave. More>>

GRU Kicks Off Safe Zone Program Video included

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Georgia Regents University is kicking off a Safe Zone program as part of its "Come Out for Health Week. More>>

Former Nurse Sues Georgia Regents Medical Center

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A former nurse at Georgia Regents Medical Center is suing the hospital. More>>

Metro Augusta's Jobless Rate Declines To 6.7% In February

Metro Augusta's Jobless Rate Declines To 6.7% In February

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The Georgia Department of Labor announced today that Metro Augusta's unemployment rate for February was 6.7 percent, down two-tenths of a percentage point from 6.9 percent in January.  More>>

Six Things To Know Before You Go Video included

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Here are the six things you need to know before you go! More>>

Germanwings Pilot Locked Out Of Cockpit Before Crash In France: Report

Wreckage is seen where a Germanwings Airbus A320 airliner has crashed in the French Alps between Barcelonnette and Digne on March 24, 2015. Wreckage is seen where a Germanwings Airbus A320 airliner has crashed in the French Alps between Barcelonnette and Digne on March 24, 2015.
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One of the pilots of the Germanwings flight that crashed in the French Alps may have been locked out of the cockpit, a senior military official involved in the investigation told The New York Times. More>>

Georgia Religious Freedom Act Sparks Discrimination Talks Video included

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Georgia Lawmakers are advancing a plan for what they call religious freedom. The Georgia Senate passed the Georgia Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA) or Senate Bill 129 earlier this month in a 37-15 vote. A subcommittee of the House Judiciary committee approved the bill that would allow private companies to opt out of government programs if the program conflicts with that company's religious beliefs.  More>>

Governor Nikki Haley: "Take A Good Shower" After Visiting Lawmakers

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Governor Nikki Haley has incensed South Carolina legislators by suggesting people need to take a shower after talking to them. More>>

Bill Would Revoke SC Nurses’ Licenses for Fatal Medication Mistakes

: 7-year-old Samuel Cutliff died after a nurse gave him too much medication : 7-year-old Samuel Cutliff died after a nurse gave him too much medication
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A bill that would revoke the licenses of nurses in South Carolina who make grossly negligent medication mistakes that lead to death was approved by a state Senate subcommittee Wednesday.
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South Carolina State Mandates Furloughs

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South Carolina State University can save money through mandated furloughs under a bill passed unanimously by the House.
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UPDATED ON 6: Video of Mothers Accused Of Attacking Glenn Hills Middle School Safety Officer Video included

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We have now learned the identities of the two mothers who are accused of attacking a school safety office at Glenn Hills Middle School Tuesday afternoon. More>>

A South Augusta Road Still Hasn't Been Repaired 2 Years Later Video included

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2 years after a large sinkhole formed on Patterson Bridge Road, the city still hasn't corrected the problem. Neighbors say they're concerned for their safety, and the road needs to be fixed.

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"Failing Schools Law" Makes Progress in Georgia

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A new amendment that would allow the State of Georgia to take over failing schools is making progress. The House passed the measure on Wednesday and now it's up to Georgia voters to decide if they want this for their schools. Richmond County has 21 schools that are considered "failing." Governor Nathan Deal wants to create an Opportunity School District, which would include more than 100 failing schools across the state. Glenn Hills High School is one public school in Richmond County that wou... More>>

SAY WHAT? Man Tries "Most Interesting" Way To Use HOV Lane

PHOTO: A Washington man found a most creative way to slip through the HOV lanes on I-5. (Credit: Trooper Guy Gill/Twitter/ABC News) PHOTO: A Washington man found a most creative way to slip through the HOV lanes on I-5. (Credit: Trooper Guy Gill/Twitter/ABC News)
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A Washington State man violated the High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) lane laws in a most creative way. More>>

Your Hometown Series: The First Tee Of Augusta Video included

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The First Tee of Augusta opened in 2001, on a 40-acre site west of downtown Augusta near Daniel Field Airport.
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New Study Shows Running Barefoot Increases Injury Risk Video included

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If you run barefoot, researchers suggest you may want to find a pair of shoes and lace up to avoid injury. More>>

Bench Warrant Issued For Suspect In Paine College Shooting

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There's a bench warrant for the arrest of the suspect in last year's shooting at Paine College. More>>

6 Things You Need To Know Before You Go

6 Things You Need To Know Before You Go Video included

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6 Things you need to know before you head out the door to start your day. More>>

IRS Scam Hits CSRA, Woman Avoids Tax Trick Video included

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As the tax deadline approaches and honest people pay Uncle Sam, others are falling prey to theft in the name of the Internal Revenue Service. The IRS has seen an increase in tax scams preying on taxpayers, especially by phone. That game has made its way to the CSRA with reports from people here dodging scammers. Lee Carmichael knew right away when she picked up the phone that the voice on the other end was not who they said they were.  More>>

Bill Would Require All SC Students to Take US Citizenship Test

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A bill passed unanimously by a House K-12 education subcommittee Tuesday would require all South Carolina students to take the U.S. citizenship test. They would not be required to pass it or get a certain score, though. The House subcommittee amended the bill to make it the same as a Senate version that's now on the full Senate floor. Rep. James Smith, D-Columbia, is the main sponsor of the House bill. "I think each and every citizen of our country, if they're immigrants they're taking the t... More>>

Golden Apple: Amy Garrison

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Amy Garrison has been on the job for 20 years and boy how times have changed."We had a fax line. That was it. We had one computer and a fax line."Now her Engineering and Technology students have everything they need to keep up with these high-tech times."They're learning about past and present inventions, how to make innovations out of current inventions, and they're learning how to do animations and work together with the engineering design process."That means coming up with ideas and plans ... More>>

Surviving Goats Still Off The Job In Augusta

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Nearly three weeks ago, eight of the city's storm water maintenance goats were killed by dogs. The surviving goats will be heading to the vet before being placed back in the storm ponds for maintenance work. More>>

Another Car Chase Happened In Richmond County Tuesday

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Another harrowing day on the roads in south Augusta had a pickup truck driver leads deputies on a chase the wrong way down busy highways.

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Boeing Patents 'Star Wars'-Style Force Field Technology

PHOTO: An illustration from Boeing's patent, "Method and system for shockwave attenuation via electromagnetic arc."  (Photo Credit: BoeingUSTPO/ABC News) PHOTO: An illustration from Boeing's patent, "Method and system for shockwave attenuation via electromagnetic arc." (Photo Credit: BoeingUSTPO/ABC News)
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Boeing's new patent may let the force be with you even in real life. More>>

Inspection and Testing Procedures for New Nuclear Plants Discussed at Meeting

Inspection and Testing Procedures for New Nuclear Plants Discussed at Meeting Video included

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With construction still underway on new nuclear units in Georgia and South Carolina, federal regulators came together Tuesday at a public meeting to talk about safety issues. The construction on two new nuclear units at Plant Vogtle is more than halfway finished. Companies contracted to build Units 3 and 4 at this site recently announced an 18 month delay. They expect Unit Three to go into service in 2019 and Unit 4 in 2020. "There's always going to be schedule challenges and the most importa... More>>

Georgia House Approves High School Credit for College Level Courses

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The Georgia House of Representatives has approved a bill letting Georgia high school students earn credit toward a diploma while taking some college-level courses. More>>

Georgia Senate Passes Medical Marijuana Bill

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The Georgia Senate has overwhelmingly passed a sweeping medical marijuana bill that now goes back to the House for tweaking. More>>

UPDATED ON 6: High Speed Police Chase Ends in Aiken County

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A high speed chase today across two states is over. A suspect is now in custody in Aiken County.
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Investigation Underway After Report of Gun at Paine College Video included

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A fight on the campus of Paine College leads to the search for a gun. More>>

Why One Man Dressed as a Princess for His 4-Year-Old Niece

PHOTO: Jesse Nagy dressed as a princess for his 4-year-old niece, Izzy. (Credit: Jesse Nagy/ABC News) PHOTO: Jesse Nagy dressed as a princess for his 4-year-old niece, Izzy. (Credit: Jesse Nagy/ABC News)
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When Jesse Nagy's 4-year-old niece Izzy was nervous to wear her princess gown in public, her uncle did something amazing for her. More>>

BREAKING ON 6: Diesel Spill Reported On Pine Log Road

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WJBF News Channel 6 has received reports of a diesel spill on Pine Log Road in Aiken County. More>>

CONSUMER ALERT: Blue Bell Recalls More Ice Cream Cups Because Of Potential Listeria Contamination

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Blue Bell Ice Cream is recalling three flavors of its 3 oz. institutional/food service ice cream cups because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. More>>

Evans High School Wins Georgia State High School Fishing Championship

Evans High School team of Blake Stephenson and Tyler Mathews. (Photo courtesy of FLW) Evans High School team of Blake Stephenson and Tyler Mathews. (Photo courtesy of FLW)
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The Evans High School team of Blake Stephenson and Tyler Mathews brought a five-bass limit to the scale Sunday weighing 17 pounds, 5 ounces to win the 2015 Georgia State High School Fishing Championship on Clarks Hill Lake. More>>

Crews Working Accident With Injuries On Cobbham Road

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WJBF News Channel 6 has learned officers have responded to a wreck on Cobbham Road at Lloyd Paschal Road.
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Information Sought In Deadly 1-20 Hit-And-Run In Aiken County

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The South Carolina Highway Patrol is seeking information about a fatal hit-and-run collision on I-20 in which a person lying in the roadway from a previous collision was struck by a vehicle that fled the scene. More>>

UPDATE: Historic Harlem Home Will Be Demolished for New Library

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A historic home in Harlem, Georgia could soon be demolished. Harlem City Council is expected to vote on Monday night whether to take down the old house. However, one local group is fighting to save the house. It has stood for more than 100 years and some say it a part of the city. Harlem City Council is eyeing this space as the perfect spot for a new library. The city has already secured $3.5 million through sales tax funding for the library. Many believe if the library is built in this loca... More>>

Touchstone Energy Run United Half Marathon Preview

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Aiken's first Half Marathon is set for Saturday, April 25th. Recently, the event's organizer Keyatta Priester, sat down with WJBF News Channel 6 Anchor Chris Kane to discuss the Touchstone Energy Run United Half Marathon Preview. More>>

One Person Dead After Accident In Allendale

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We are still waiting to learn the name of the victim of a deadly accident from Monday March 23rd.
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Plane Crash In French Alps

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The French paper La Provence is reporting that a plane with at least 148 people on board has crashed in the French Alps. More>>

6 Things You Need To Know Before You Go

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6 Things you need to know before you head out the door to start your day. More>>

Dr. Jenkins Education Session at St. Paul's Episcopal Church

Cancer Answer - Colon Cancer Video included

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University Hospital & Dr. Jenkins, will hold a colon cancer community education session on Tuesday, March 24th.
From  6:00 pm - 7:30 pm at St. Paul's Episcopal Church on Reynolds Street in the Berlin Room.
It is free and open to the public.
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Medicine, Benefits Top List of Concerns at Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center Town Hall Meeting Video included

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Veterans across the CSRA shared their ups and downs with the staff of the Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center during a Town Hall meeting. The event, held at the American Legion Post 205 off Highland Avenue in August, helped veterans understand more about their care and other issues relating to their health. VA administrators were pleased with the turnout and the on location help many veterans received. But the conversations proved there is still work that needs to be done at the hospital.  More>>

Task Force Trains to Clear SC Interstates Faster After Wrecks

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South Carolina is looking for ways to clear accidents off of Interstate highways faster to cut down on the traffic jams you get stuck in. A state task force on Traffic Incident Management met Monday in Columbia to work on it. "One of the things of this initiative, of this state Traffic Incident Management Task Force, is bringing first responders together and training them in, like, a choreographed fashion of how to clear a roadway up,” says Mike Bowman, SCDOT Incident Response Management Co... More>>

Harlem Making Offer For New Chief

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The city of Harlem, Georgia is ready to hire a new police chief. The city council met to talk about the finalists Monday night. Leaders decided to offer the job to Chuck Meadows. Meadows already works for the department. If he accepts the job he will replace Chief Gary Jones, who left in November for the same job in Grovetown, Georgia.The council also voted to promote Harlem Police Officer Rob Lewis to captain. Lewis was the other finalist for the job of police chief. More>>

Augusta En Route To Hire Transit Director

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Augusta leaders are interviewing finalists for the position of Transit Department Director.

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Family Wants Augusta Commission To Help Preserve Portraits Video included

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They have been a part of Magnolia Cemetery for nearly 75 years, but a family says the works of art are in trouble and need to be moved WJBF News Channel 6's George Eskola has the story.
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Solution for Water Runoff Concerns Near Hephzibah School Site Video included

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Runoff water concerns near construction site of new school in Hephzibah

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UPDATED ON 6: Cause Of Sadie Drive Fire Determined

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An investigator with the Augusta-Richmond County Fire Department has determined that an early morning fire was caused by an electrical problem that started with a wall receptacle. More>>

Incident Involving Alleged "Foot Fetishist" Reported In Columbia County

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Yet another incident has been reported involving a Langley, South Carolina man who has an alleged "foot fetish". More>>

SRS Mega-Volume Waste Disposal Unit Reaches Halfway Construction Mark

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Saltstone Disposal Unit 6 (SDU 6), the first mega-volume salt waste disposal unit being built at the Savannah River Site (SRS), has now reached the halfway point in construction, a significant milestone for the 30-million gallon structure. More>>

Josh Turner Concert Nets $45,000 For Family Y Kids' Camps

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An acoustical performance by country music's Josh Turner on Wednesday, March 18th brought in nearly $45,000 to help equip the Family Y's Camp Lakeside to serve Children's Hospital of Georgia patients. More>>

Wells Lighting To Create 200 Jobs In Jenkins County

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A Korea-based light manufacturer to invest $30 million into the company's first U.S. facility. The facility will be located in Jenkins County and create more than 200 jobs. More>>

No Injuries In Riverwatch Parkway Accident

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Traffic is flowing freely on Riverwatch Parkway Monday morning after an accident near Westside Drive. More>>

Augusta Museum Will Come to Life This Thursday Video included

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"Night at the Museum" is a fundraiser for the Augusta Museum of History.
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MAU To Host Job Fair For Customer Service Positions

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MAU is hosting a hiring fair Monday March 23rd to fill customer service positions at Electrolux here in Augusta.
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Langley Fire Blocks Traffic on Augusta Road

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Firefighters are on the scene of a fire in Langley, South Carolina. More>>

Town Hall Meeting To Be Held At Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center

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Local veterans have a chance on Monday March 23rd to discuss healthcare and issues at the Charlie Norwood VA Hospital. More>>

6 Things You Need To Know Before You Go

6 Things You Need To Know Before You Go Video included

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6 Things you need to know before you head out the door to start your day. More>>

Personal Trainer Talks Sheriff's Office Steroid Investigation Video included

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A local personal trainer is talking about the alleged steroid use at the Richmond County Sheriff's Office and he has a warning about using the illegal drugs.
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'Life in Motion' Helping People Living with Disabilities Video included

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The Walton Foundation held their very first 'Life in Motion' adaptive event showcase on Sunday. The event is held to help people in the CSRA living with disabilities find the resources they need.

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1 on 1: MDA Boot Drive to Kick Off in April Video included

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For many decades, the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) has been the leading nonprofit health agency focused on finding treatments and cures for muscular dystrophy, ALS and other neuromuscular diseases. More>>

Texas Republican Senator Ted Cruz to Run for President

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Texas Sen. Ted Cruz plans to announce Monday that he is running for president. More>>

Update on 6: Man Identified After Body Found in Car in Parking Lot Video included

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The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is investigating a body found in a car in a parking lot More>>

GMA Sunday Headlines: March 22, 2015 Video included

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WJBF News Channel 6's News team has the News updates that affect the Georgia and South Carolina counties of the CSRA. More>>

North Augusta Man Killed in I-20 Wreck

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A North Augusta man is dead after an accident in Aiken County Friday night.
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Columbia County Deputy Involved in Motorcycle Crash

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A Columbia County Sheriff's Deputy was involved in a motorcycle crash Saturday. More>>

1 On 1: The Push to Get Kids to Love Tennis Video included

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Dozens of kids in the Aiken area have been enjoying tennis using the U.S. Tennis Association's new format of 10 and Under Tennis, with right-sized courts, balls and racquets. More>>

Update: Crash, Shooting Victims Identified Video included

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The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is investigating a car accident and shooting that happened overnight.  More>>

7 Children Die in House Fire Video included

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 A fire department spokesman says the children range in age from 5 to 15 years old, and they are believed to be family members. More>>

Happening Now: 2 Job Fairs in Augusta Video included

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If you're looking for a job, two different job fairs could help.

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GMA Saturday Headlines: March 21, 2015 Video included

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WJBF News Channel 6's News team has the News updates that affect the Georgia and South Carolina counties of the CSRA. More>>

Hard Work Pays off for GRU Students on Match Day 2015 Video included

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Match Day 2015: more than 200 GRU students found out where they will spend the next few years in residency programs.
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UPDATED ON 6: Suspect Identified and Arrested in West Augusta High Speed Chase Video included

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WJBF News Channel 6 has learned that there was a vehicle pursuit that ended in a crash on Highland Avenue and Damascus Road.
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Municipal Building Room Honors Former Employee And Election History

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The community room at the Municipal Building will be named in honor of a long time elections officials and it will display some long lost election artifacts

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Crocus Ball Highlights Serious Need in Aiken

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The kick off to this year's Spring Steeplechase in Aiken brought out long gowns and beautiful flowers. All the glitz and glamour will help many in need. While The Crocus Ball is a beautiful affair, its aim is to help groups throughout the Aiken community that may not have such a beautiful time in life. Aiken Steeplechase Association Board member Georgianna Conger said the ball is a perfect fit for the first day of spring.  More>>

Midland Valley Catch on SportsCenter Top 10 Plays Video included

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Midland Valley's Austin O'Shields crashed through the fence at Lake Olmstead and then crashed his way into the Top Plays on ESPN's SportsCenter Thursday night. More>>

CONSUMER ALERT: Lawsuit Claims Some Top-Selling Wines Contain High Levels Of Arsenic Video included

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A warning for wine lovers is coming from a new lawsuit claiming that some top-selling labels have high levels of arsenic. ABC News' Reena Ninan has the story. More>>

UPDATED ON 6: Driver Injured When Dump Truck Overturns In Columbia County

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WJBF News Channel 6 has received reports of a crash in Columbia County involving a dump truck, and there are reports of injuries. More>>

UVA Student Martese Johnson Was Using Actual ID, Roommate Says

Martese Johnson, left, holds a press conference to discuss his recent arrest that left him bruised and bloodied, March 19, 2015. Martese Johnson, left, holds a press conference to discuss his recent arrest that left him bruised and bloodied, March 19, 2015.
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The roommate of Martese Johnson, the black University of Virginia student whose head was bloodied during an arrest near the campus, said he believes the use of force was likely race-related, and that his friend was using his actual ID while trying to enter a bar on the night of the incident. More>>

SAY WHAT? Couple Crossed Paths In Home Video At Theme Park 16 Years Before They Met

PHOTO: While watching a home movie, Ryan and Jourdan Spencer discovered they had crossed paths at a theme park 16 years before they met. (Credit: Jourdan Spencer) PHOTO: While watching a home movie, Ryan and Jourdan Spencer discovered they had crossed paths at a theme park 16 years before they met. (Credit: Jourdan Spencer)
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A New Jersey couple were shocked when they discovered they had crossed paths 16 years before at a theme park they had even met. More>>

North Augusta Chamber Hosts Breakfast

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Bright and early this Friday, some of the area's business leaders got an update on the Penny Sales tax.
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District Attorney Reviewing Richmond County Sheriff's Office Steroid Case

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District Attorney Ashley Wright is reviewing the GBI's findings on alleged steroid use in the Richmond County Sheriff's Office. More>>

Vision 2035: Columbia County Looks Into Future Video included

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Columbia County planning leaders began talks with citizens about the year 2035. The state mandated 20 year outlook takes place every 10 years. It was 2005 the last time Columbia County mapped growth in the area. There were about 100,000 people and growing. A consulting team from Atlanta laid out the process for the plan, which will include input from community members. A three prong approach is in the works for a plan that will map out how Columbia County citizens want to live. More>>

Langley Man With Alleged "Foot Fetish" In Trouble Again

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A man from Langley, South Carolina who has been in trouble for incidents involving women's feet has run afoul of law enforcement again. More>>

6 Things You Need To Know Before You Go

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6 Things you need to know before you head out the door to start your day. More>>

NAHS To Debut New Tech Wing At Chamber Breakfast Video included

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North Augusta High School will is scheduled to hold a chamber breakfast Friday at 8 a.m. Principal John Murphy and Aiken County superintendent Elizabeth Everitt are expected to give area business leaders an update on the penny sales tax. More>>

Warning: GA Among Top 10 States for IRS Scams Video included

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Georgia is one of the top 10 states in the country for IRS scammers, the latest scam is a form victims fill out.. but one Atlanta area has a warning for others. More>>

Report Says Alcohol Ignition Interlocking Devices Would Save Lives, Money Video included

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Researchers say if new vehicles in the US had an "alcohol ignition interlocking device," it would save thousands of lives and billions of dollars.
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Coroner Suing Aiken County Council Over Transportation Funding Video included

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Aiken County Coroner Tim Carlton is taking legal action against the County Council over who should be in charge of selecting the company that removes dead bodies from crime scenes.
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Fort Gordon Post Access Changes Enter Next Phase

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Private businesses and vendors who do business on Fort Gordon will be affected by upcoming changes in how visitors gain access to the installation. More>>

What Makes or Breaks Animal Rescue Groups Video included

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After a local animal rescue group comes under fire, we asked what makes and breaks a successful animal rescue group.

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Marijuana, $13,000 In Counterfeit Money Found In Repossessed Stolen Car

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More than $13,000 dollars in counterfeit money, along with marijuana, was found inside a repossessed BMW that had been stolen from an Atlanta, Georgia dealership. The car was found in Burke County.
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Governor Nikki Haley: “Additional Nuclear Waste Would Be A Step Backwards For The State”

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Thursday morning, Governor Nikki Haley announced her opposition to taking in more nuclear waste at the Barnwell Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal Facility. More>>

UPDATE: Body Of USC Student Identified, Frat Suspended

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A University of South Carolina fraternity is on suspension and officials in Columbia are investigating after a student and fraternity member was found dead at an off-campus home on Lee Street Wednesday morning. More>>

Goodwill To Open New Donation Center In Downtown Aiken

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WJBF News Channel 6 received a press release from Goodwill Industries in reference to a new Goodwill center opening in downtown Aiken.
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Presbyterians' New Marriage Definition Includes Gay Marriage Video included

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The Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) has approved a new definition of marriage that includes gay marriage. WJBF News Channel 6's Renetta DuBose talked to a local pastor and got his reaction to the move by the church's ruling body.
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Marvin Gaye's Family Seeking To Block Distribution Of 'Blurred Lines'

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You may have heard the last of "Blurred Lines."The family of Marvin Gaye filed an injunction on Tuesday to prevent copying, distributing and performing the hit song, Richard S. Busch, the family's lawyer, confirmed to ABC News. More>>

Injured Macon Firefighter Released From Doctors Hospital, Returns Home Video included

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A Macon firefighter is back home after spending several weeks in Doctors Hospital. More>>

South Carolina Fraternity Suspended: Member Found Dead

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The University of South Carolina's chapter of Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity is suspended this morning after a member was found dead Wednesday.
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South Carolina Audit Reveals Bigger Debt Video included

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South Carolina state officials are ready to take action after finding that the condition of South Carolina state's finances are worse than they thought.
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6 Things You Need To Know Before You Go

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6 Things you need to know before you head out the door to start your day. More>>

Augusta Film Market Video included

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A group in Augusta wants to take action when it comes to bringing movies to the garden city.The President of the Southeastern film makers association is telling city leaders Augusta is missing out when it comes to cashing in on Georgia's booming T.V. and movie industry. More>>

Local Animal Rescue Group Under Investigation Video included

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Lucky Dog Rescue is under Investigation after former volunteers reported the conditions the animals were living in.

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UPDATED ON 6: Man Arrested After Crash Involving Aiken County School Bus

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WJBF News Channel 6 has learned more information concerning a Wednesday afternoon crash involving an Aiken County school bus. More>>

UPDATED ON 6: Logging Truck Driver Killed In Rollover Accident Identified

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WJBF News Channel 6 has learned that the driver of a logging truck that overturned in Columbia County Wednesday On Ray Owens Road at Yelton Road morning has died. More>>

BREAKING ON 6: Fire Breaks Out At University Hospital Laundry Facility

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We are covering breaking news out of Augusta, where a fire has broken out at University Hospital's laundry facility. More>>

UPDATED ON 6: Leland Drive Murder Suspect's Court Date Rescheduled Video included

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WJBF News Channel 6 has learned that the court appearance scheduled for the suspect in this past weekend's murder on Leland Drive in Augusta has been pushed back. More>>

O Positive Blood Donors Urgently Needed For CSRA Patients

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Shepeard Community Blood Center is asking donors who are O Positive and eligible to give to donate as soon as possible. More>>

Flood Safety Awareness Week: Protecting Your Property Video included

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Augusta, GA -Homeowners insurance is critical in protecting your property against damage from a variety of causes, but insurance agents say there's one critical thing you need to know about your basic home insurance."There is a gigantic misconception sometimes from people that your standard homeowners insurance covers flood. Absolutely not true." says StateFarm insurance agentFrank Spears.Flood insurance is its own separate policy which is paramount for those living in or moving to flood-pron... More>>

UPDATED ON 6: Burke County Schools Back In Session Thursday

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WJBF News Channel 6 has learned that Burke County students will head back to school Thursday morning after a broken water main was repaired Wednesday. More>>

Mountain Dew Rolling Out "Dewshine"

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Mountain Dew is rolling out a new version of its popular, ultra-caffeinated yellow soda. More>>

RECALL ALERT: Kraft Recalls 6.5 Million Boxes Of Macaroni And Cheese

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Kraft Foods is recalling about 6.5 million boxes cases of original flavor Kraft Macaroni Cheese because some of the boxes contain small pieces of metal. More>>

Student Accused Of Bringing Knife On School Bus, Cutting 2 Students

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WJBF News Channel 6 has learned a W.S. Hornsby K-8 School student will be charged after reportedly bringing a knife onto a school bus and cutting two other students. More>>

Deputies Are On The Scene Of A Shooting At Super 8 Motel

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Richmond County deputies are on the scene of a shooting on Gordon Highway at the Super 8 Motel.
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School Bus Accident On Blue Ridge Drive

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There is an accident involving a school bus on Blue Ridge Drive and Bristol Road in Evans.
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6 Things You Need To Know Before You Go

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6 Things you need to know before you head out the door to start your day. More>>

Smoking in Cars with Kids Could Cost You Video included

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A bill making its way around the Georgia Statehouse would punish parents who keep children in smoke filled cars. Senate Bill 130 prohibits smoking in a car when a child is present. State Senators passed the bill last week and sent it to the House of Representatives. “There is no feeling like when you're struggling to breathe,” said Children's Hospital of Georgia Pediatric Lead Respiratory Therapist Clifton Dennis. The struggle is real. Dennis sees it in a lot kids fighting to breathe at Chil... More>>

Golden Apple: Sonya Strong

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This is accelerated math class where Sonya Strong's Thomson McDuffie Middle School students have been hand-picked to cover a lot of ground in a little time. "Based on their CRCT scores and teacher recommendations, they were chosen to complete the 8th, 9th, and half of the 10th grade in one year,” Mrs. Strong says. By the time they get to high school they are way ahead of the game. "They'll have a greater understanding of math and they'll be able to take the higher levels of math during 12th ... More>>

Augusta Election Results: District 7

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They didn't come out in droves, but voters who did show up on St. Patrick's Day have spoken. Incumbent Hap Harris and Sean Frantom are headed for a runoff in the District 7 race for the Augusta Commission. Frantom finished with 44% of the vote. Harris got 37%.Harris was appointed to the seat in September after Donnie Smith resigned.Sonny Pittman finished third in Tuesday's voting.The runoff is set for April 14th.Turnout was just over 13.5%. More>>

Election Results: Columbia County School Tax to Continue

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Columbia County voters want more money for schools. On Tuesday they voted to continue the Education Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax or ESPLOST. It wasn't close. 75-percent of voters said YES. County leaders are hoping education sales tax funding keeps going because it will help improve and build schools.Some of the projects on the list include replacement of Grovetown and North Harlem Elementary and Harlem Middle School.New buses and technology improvements will also be funded by the ... More>>

Update: CSRA Celebrates St. Patrick's Day Video included

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WJBF News Channel 6's Deon Guillory shows us how Augusta is celebrating St. Patrick's Day. More>>

Flood Safety Preparedness Week: Staying Safe at Home and on the Road Video included

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Augusta, GA -As we move closer towards the more active weather months across the CSRA, it's important to consider whether or not you are prepared to deal with flooding should it occur in your area. It's an issue emergency managers are tackling head on this week as part of Flood Safety Awareness Week.Flooding is one of the many products of severe weather that can cause loss of life and massive property damage. Etched into the side of the levee at the Augusta River Walk are reminders of some of... More>>

Neighbors "Sour" About Patch House

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During South By Southwest, innovative ideas and projects are showcased in Austin, Texas. But a program debuted this week has one neighborhood frustrated. More>>

This storm is considered severe and it means some electronic disruptions for many and some awesome views for parts of the world.

Severe Geomagnetic Storm Underway: Northern Lights Visible For Many

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A geomagnetic storm is hitting the northern part of the U.S. and it's considered severe. The storm means there will be some electronic disruptions and some amazing views of the Northern Lights. More>>

Education Sales Tax Option on Columbia County Ballot

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People in Columbia County cast their ballots on Tuesday to decide whether to renew a one cent sales tax for education. Although the voter turnout is expected to be low, many are talking about the importance of putting money into Columbia County Schools. This vote would decide if the penny sales tax would be continued until 2019. County leaders are hoping education sales tax funding keeps going because it will help improve and build schools. With hundreds of students on the way, keeping up wit... More>>

Trader Joe's Recalls Raw Walnuts

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Trader Joe's is recalling Raw Walnuts because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. More>>

The Sun Unleashes First Significant Solar Flare Of 2015 Video included

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Space experts say the sun unleashed its first significant solar flare of the year last Wednesday. More>>

Tin Lizzy's Augusta Opening Soon

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Yet another restaurant is coming to Augusta just in time for Master's Week.
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One-On-One With Charles Walker Video included

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He was one of the most powerful figures in Georgia politics for more than a decade. But that all changed in 2005 when a federal judge sentenced State Senator Charles Walker to 10-years in prison.
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Former Food Network reality show star found murdered was pregnant, man arrested

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A man is under arrest for two counts of felony first degree murder in Buncombe County after deputies say he killed missing couple, Cristie Schoen Codd and Joseph “JT” Codd.Robert Jason Owens, 36, faces that charge, along with one felony count of breaking or entering, larceny after breaking and entering and free text felony, from the Buncombe County Sheriff's Office.RELATED STORY: NC actress and husband reported missing, cars and dogs found at homeThe couple lived on Hookers Gap Road in Leices... More>>

Funerals To Be Held Tuesday For Mother, 2 Kids Killed In Edgefield County Fire

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Funeral services are set to be held Tuesday for a mother and her two small children who died last week in a deadly fire in Edgefield County. More>>

CONSUMER ALERT: Temporary Loss of Water Service Planned In Evans Tuesday

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Columbia County officials tell us there will be a temporary loss of water to some residents along Washington Road in Evans on Tuesday. More>>

Columbia County E-SPLOST Voting Opens

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Today is also election day in Columbia County where voters will decide where to continue a 1% education sales tax.
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Richmond County District 7 Commissioner Election Day Video included

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It is Election Day in District 7 in Augusta. Sonny Pittman and Sean Frantom are challenging Hap Harris who was appointed to the commission in September.
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6 Things You Need To Know Before You Go

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6 Things you need to know before you head out the door to start your day. More>>

Man Gets Quintuple Bypass Surgery, Has No Warning Video included

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A routine check-up at the doctor's office gave an Augusta man news he was not expecting. After a few tests, he learned he needed open heart surgery right away. Doctors considered Wayne Curtis to be healthy and active at 53. But, to their surprise, a series of heart test said otherwise. “Never felt any pain,” Curtis described his health during the prognosis.   More>>

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  • News Minute: Here is the latest Georgia news from The Associated Press

    News Minute: Here is the latest Georgia news from The Associated Press

    The governors of Georgia and Alabama quietly met this month to discuss a long-running water dispute. It came as the U.S. Supreme Court prepares to hear a challenge from Florida seeking to limit Georgia's withdrawals...
  • Seniors Offer "Berry" Good Deal

    Seniors Offer "Berry" Good Deal

    Friday, March 27 2015 11:42 PM EDT2015-03-28 03:42:09 GMT
    There is a strawberry fundraiser to help senior citizens in the CSRA. The Senior Citizens Council is selling six quarts of strawberries for $20 dollars a flat. The money will help give services back to seniors.Executive Director Kathleen Ernce said,"Part of the senior corps program is providing home respite care to caregivers of frail, elderly individuals and we desperately need more volunteers, which means more money because they receive a tax free stipend.
    There is a strawberry fundraiser to help senior citizens in the CSRA. The Senior Citizens Council is selling six quarts of strawberries for $20 dollars a flat. The money will help give services back to seniors.Executive Director Kathleen Ernce said,"Part of the senior corps program is providing home respite care to caregivers of frail, elderly individuals and we desperately need more volunteers, which means more money because they receive a tax free stipend.
  • Augusta Woman Wants Out of Mold, Mildew and Rat Infested Section 8 Apartment

    Augusta Woman Wants Out of Mold, Mildew and Rat Infested Section 8 Apartment

    Friday, March 27 2015 11:29 PM EDT2015-03-28 03:29:04 GMT
    An Augusta woman is calling for help after trying for months to get out of her Section 8 apartment. “We had a leak here. The entire wall fell down and it has mold and mildew up there,” Angela Belcher told News Channel 6. “They're supposed to be trying to fix it. It's still leaking. They're still complaining that it is nothing up there and that they sprayed. Nobody sprayed. I was sitting on the couch.” Belcher pointed out how her leak is coming from one of the upstairs bathrooms. 
    An Augusta woman is calling for help after trying for months to get out of her Section 8 apartment. “We had a leak here. The entire wall fell down and it has mold and mildew up there,” Angela Belcher told News Channel 6. “They're supposed to be trying to fix it. It's still leaking. They're still complaining that it is nothing up there and that they sprayed. Nobody sprayed. I was sitting on the couch.” Belcher pointed out how her leak is coming from one of the upstairs bathrooms. 
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  • Berckmans Road Realignment Project to Start in May

    Berckmans Road Realignment Project to Start in May

    Friday, March 27 2015 6:11 PM EDT2015-03-27 22:11:23 GMT
    It's the beginning of the end for the well traveled road next to Augusta National.
    It's the beginning of the end for the well traveled road next to Augusta National.
  • Governor Nathan Deal Instructs Agencies To Prepare For Medical Cannabis Law

    Governor Nathan Deal Instructs Agencies To Prepare For Medical Cannabis Law

    Friday, March 27 2015 5:19 PM EDT2015-03-27 21:19:10 GMT
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    Friday, Georgia Governor Nathan Deal signed an executive order directing state agencies to begin preparations for enactment of legislation that will allow the use of cannabis oil for eight medical conditions.
    Friday, Georgia Governor Nathan Deal signed an executive order directing state agencies to begin preparations for enactment of legislation that will allow the use of cannabis oil for eight medical conditions.
  • The Means Report: A Year In Review

    The Means Report: A Year In Review

    Friday, March 27 2015 3:47 PM EDT2015-03-27 19:47:06 GMT
    The remaining days for 2014 are dwindling, so we took the time to look back at the year that was. Often times the stories of the year become a blur, that is until we start looking through all of the stories we've covered in the past twelve months.
    The remaining days for 2014 are dwindling, so we took the time to look back at the year that was. Often times the stories of the year become a blur, that is until we start looking through all of the stories we've covered in the past twelve months.
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