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Monica Lewinsky is back in the spotlight

What's Trending at 5:30, Wednesday, October 22nd & Conversation Video included

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Construction crews encountered a slithering snake as they worked a site in Miami-Dade, Florida.An 11-foot burmese python emerged from a pipe! the snake gave crews a shock when they lifted a plastic tarp off of some pipes. Workers called Miami-Dada fire rescue, who safely removed the python. authorities believe it was someone's pet that was released into the wild.A digital creation is being used on internet chat rooms to bait men who go online to prey on young children.In 10 weeks, the charity... More>>

South Carolina Governors Race

SC Governors Race and Roads Video included

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The condition of South Carolina roads has been a hot topic over the last couple years -- most recently among the gubernatorial candidates.Capital reporter Robert Kittle took voter questions about roads straight to the candidates.The big question for the five candidates for governor ... is how they would pay to fix the roads and bridges in south carolina.Tom Ervin, "I'll work with the general assembly and we'll look at everything: fees, bonds, we'll look at the gas tax. I want to keep the gas ... More>>

21 Augusta Groups Recognized Through Days of Giving

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Wells Fargo presented $21,000 in grants to various non-profits across the CSRA as part of the fifth Days of Giving program in Augusta.
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GIVING YOUR BEST: Halloween With A Heart Being Held Wednesday Video included

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WJBF News Channel 6, along with our Giving Your Best partners, is proud to be a part of the annual Halloween With A Heart event going on Wednesday at Patriots Park, in Columbia County. More>>

Augusta Commissioner Wants Budget Details Before Signing On Video included

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The 2015 proposed budget for Augusta is balanced without a tax increase, but for Commissioner Marion Williams, the devil is in the detail. WJBF News Channel 6's George Eskola has the story.
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New Committee In The Works To Reshape Augusta's Animal Ordinance Video included

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Even after a year of legal review, it's back to the drawing board for Augusta's animal codes. Meanwhile, a new committee is being formed to come up with an acceptable set of rules. More>>

Woman's Death Called Possible Homicide

UPDATED ON 6: Autopsy Results On Woman Found Dead On Carmell Place Released

Mug shot of 47-year-old Kenneth William Howard, who has been arrested in connection with 33-year-old Emily Anne Newbegin's death (Credit: Richmond County Sheriff's Office) Mug shot of 47-year-old Kenneth William Howard, who has been arrested in connection with 33-year-old Emily Anne Newbegin's death (Credit: Richmond County Sheriff's Office)
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WJBF News Channel 6 has learned that a man has been arrested in connection to the Monday evening discovery of a woman's body on Carmell Place, in Augusta. More>>

Grovetown High School Student Alleges Threats After Refusing To Stand For Pledge Of Allegiance Video included

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One Grovetown High School School student says their teacher threatened them after refusing to stand for the Pledge of Allegiance. The student believes their rights were violated and contacted the American Humanist Association. WJBF News Channel 6's Margaret-Ann Carter has the story. More>>

Sweetwater Brewing Company Working On Project Jackson Deal

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A spokesperson for Sweetwater Brewing Company tells News Channel 6 that they are working with the Augusta GreenJackets on a deal for Project Jackson. Mike Miller has the story.

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North Augusta Man Pleads to Possession of Child Pornography

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A 57-year-old North Augusta, South Carolina man has entered a guilty plea to a charge Possession of Child Pornography in federal court in Columbia, South Carolina. More>>

UPDATED ON 6: Three Families Homeless After Augusta Apartment Complex Fire Video included

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Several residents of an Augusta apartment complex are now out of their homes after fire broke out on Essie McIntyre Boulevard. WJBF News Channel 6's Julie Parise reports from the scene. More>>

UPDATED ON 6: Manhunt For Federal Fugitive In Graniteville Ends With Arrest Video included

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A federal fugitive is back in custody, and the two-day search for Russell Donald Benjamin is over. More>>

After 7 years, SC Cat Reunited With Owners

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After seven years Moka, the Siamese cat, is finally home.The Island Packet of Hilton Head reports the cat lived with four members of the band the Fresh Hots on the resort island but wandered away in 2007. More>>

Police: Shots Fired At 3 Places In Ottawa

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OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) - Police in Ottawa say shots also were fired near a shopping mall close to Parliament. More>>

Augusta Bus Service Expanding To Fort Gordon

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Tuesday, Augusta Commissioners gave the go-ahead for a new bus route between Fort Gordon and the Augusta Mall. More>>

UGA To File NCAA Paperwork To Ask For Todd Gurley Reinstatement Video included

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The University of Georgia has released a statement on their plans to fill out the necessary paperwork with the NCAA to have tailback Todd Gurley reinstated to play with the Bulldogs again. More>>

Grovetown Rezone Makes Way for Kroger Marketplace Video included

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A major retailer is preparing for the population growth in one Columbia County town. Kroger will go up in Grovetown near Interstate 20.The proposal is to develop more than 35 acres at Lewiston Road, William Few Parkway, and Bluegrass Trail. Debbie Wilkins is one of 14 properties affected by the move. She is being bought out of her Grovetown home after 39 years. More>>

Where Candidates for SC Governor Stand on Top 3 Issues Video included

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We asked all five of the candidates for SC governor what their plans are for addressing the state economy, education, and fixing the state's roads and bridges.
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Porn Sunday

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Brazilians head to the polls on Sunday to elect their next president along with other federal congressional seats up for grabs.Candidates are doing just about *anything* to grab the attention of voters.One candidate claims to be a profession al clown, while another claims to be an anti-communist superhero with laser-beam eyes.One congressman got his name changed, his slogan, "vote for Jesus for state congressman."one commentator said, most Brazilians get their entertainment on TV, this man sa... More>>

Saying Goodbye To Meteorologist Jason Nappi

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Brad Means and Jenny Montgomery say goodbye to meteorologist Jason Nappi during his last live shot for WJBF News Channel 6 at the Georgia-Carolina State Fair. More>>

Royal baby

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Tuesday night was a special one, not just for the Kansas City Royals, but for a 'royal' Baby.Jay and Heather Speer are Royals fans -- they wanted to go to the wild card game that night, but she was only a week from her pregnancy due date.So they stayed home to watch the game.Well with all the excitement, the expecting mother went into labor.The family said their favorite Royals player is Eric Hosmer --- so they honored that in Baby Breckin's middle name.Breckin William-Hosmer was born Wednesd... More>>

Golden Apple: Sherie Dozier

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Sherie Dozier stays busy with these students. She also stays happy when she's in here."You smile and you get to make a difference hopefully in somebody's life," Dozier says.She's making a huge difference. And the students don't just sit and listen. They participate in the learning process."We do involve the children," she says. "We are assessing the kids, needing to know whether they're getting it or not. It is a main part of teaching that they participate in what we're doing."Today's topic: ... More>>

New Augusta Animal Ordinance Goes Back To Drawing Board

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Augusta Commissioners have sent proposed changes to the city's animal ordinance back to committee after objections from dog breeders. More>>

Storm Water Fee, Deputy Raises, But No Tax Hike In Proposed 2015 City Budget

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Augusta Interim City Administrator Tameka Allen has presented her 2015 budget proposal. It's balanced without a tax hike or raiding reserves. It has deputy raises, but is also calling for the Storm Water Utility Fee.

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New North Augusta Walmart Store To Open Wednesday

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A new Walmart is opening Wednesday, following a brief ribbon-cutting ceremony at 7:30 a.m. The new store is conveniently located at 1041 Edgefield Road and is open from 6:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m., seven days a week. More>>

UPDATED ON 6: Missing Richmond County Teen Found Dead Video included

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The Richmond County Coroner's Office tells us the body of 18-year-old Nicholas Charles Dunn was found Tuesday in the woods near Cross Creek High School. More>>

Symptoms Of Ebola, Enterovirus D68, And Flu

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Do you know the differences in the symptoms of three health threats that are currently in the spotlight? If not, click for resources to help keep you and your family healthy.
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UPDATED ON 6: Federal Officials Looking For North Augusta Man Who Failed To Appear In Court

Mug shot of Russell Donald Benjamin, who is wanted by federal law enforcement agencies after failing to appear in court on an Attempted Enticement of a Minor charge (Photo Credit: FBI) Mug shot of Russell Donald Benjamin, who is wanted by federal law enforcement agencies after failing to appear in court on an Attempted Enticement of a Minor charge (Photo Credit: FBI)
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We have now learned more information on a reported manhunt in the Graniteville area that we reported on earlier Tuesday. More>>

BREAKING ON 6: Gas Leak Reported On Wylds Road

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According to the Richmond County officials, there has been a gas leak reported at Wylds Road and Commerce Drive in Augusta. More>>

North Augusta Officials Say Court Hearings Are Holding Up Project Jackson Progress

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North Augusta city leaders tell WJBF News Channel 6 that court hearings surrounding Project Jackson are holding up progress. More>>

Kimberly-Clark Corp. To Cut Up To 1,300 Jobs

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Kimberly-Clark Corp. plans to eliminate up to 1,300 jobs as part of restructuring efforts aimed at reducing costs and making its business more efficient. More>>

Richmond County Sheriff's Office Releases Statement On Alleged Steroid Use

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The Richmond County Sheriff's Office has released a statement pertaining to allegations that an investigation is underway into steroid use by its employees. More>>

Quick Cooking w/ Karin Calloway: Roasted Pork Tenderloin

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Many Sunday Suppers center around a roast of some sort, whether it be a pot roast, roasted pork loin or roasted chicken.
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2nd Annual Augusta Technical College 'Ladies Night Out'

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The Augusta Technical College Counseling Center will host its 2nd Annual Ladies Night Out on Tuesday October 21, 2014.
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GRU To Hold Ebola Community Forum

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The Georgia Regents University Center for Public Service will host a public forum on Ebola Tuesday October 21, 2014.
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NTSB: Deadly Thomson Plane Crash Caused By "Pilot's Failure To Follow Procedures During Landing"

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Tuesday, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) released the final finding in the deadly February 2013 plane crash in Thomson that killed a "The Vein Guys" doctor and 4 of the firm's staffers. More>>

Homeland Security orders new screening for Ebola

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The Homeland Security Department is requiring that anyone coming to the United States from one of three West African countries reporting an Ebola outbreak must enter the country through one of five airports screening passengers for the deadly disease.  More>>

Fire Destroys Mobile Home In Johnston Video included

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An early morning fire swept through a mobile home in Johnston, South Carolina.
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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>>

CDC releases revised Ebola gear guidelines Video included

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Federal officials are going on the road with new guidelines to promote head-to-toe protection for health workers treating Ebola patients. More>>

BREAKING ON 6: Robbery At Subway On Whiskey Road

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News Channel 6 has just learned the Subway at 2571 Whiskey Road in Aiken was robbed early Tuesday morning.
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Dr. Azziz Finalist For Job At University Of Nevada At Las Vegas Video included

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The President of Georgia Regents University, Doctor Ricardo Azziz, is a finalist for a job at another school.
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Oscar de la Renta, Legendary Designer, Dead At 82

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At his Fashion Week runway show in September, Oscar De La Renta sat in his usual spot: in a chair right inside the wings, where he could carefully inspect each model just as she was about to emerge in one of his sumptuous, impeccably constructed designs. More>>

Trunk or Treat at Kroc Center Oct. 25th

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The Salvation Army Kroc Center will host its annual “Trunk or Treat” this coming Saturday, October 25th from 6:00 – 8:00pm.
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N. Augusta Budget Passes First Reading, Project Jackson Bids In Video included

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Project Jackson moved forward despite heated court battle between the City of North Augusta and River Club Homeowner Steve Donohue.The city collected proposals from companies hoping to build, but that was not the topic up for discussion at Monday night's City County Meeting. Council members began budget talks for the upcoming year. The first reading of the Proposed Annual Consolidated Budget for Fiscal Year 2015 passed unanimously. More>>

Jenkins County Miracle Walk Oct. 25th

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Saturday, Oct. 25th is the Jenkins Co. Miracle Walk Family Fun Day at the Recreation Department in Millen, GA. More>>

SC Agencies, Hospitals Discuss Ebola Readiness Video included

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South Carolina held its first-ever Ebola roundtable discussion Monday, similar to roundtable exercises it's had in the past to make sure the state is ready for hurricanes.
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Catching Up With Atlanta's Hostage Hero

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It has been more than 9 years. Nearly a decade since terror gripped Atlanta in the hours following a quadruple murder, an escape, and a hostage situation. Not nearly enough time to diminish the memories.But the woman in the middle of it all--tries not to let the thoughts of that time dominate her mind today.Ashley Smith Robinson tells us, "I don't think about it often. I kind of live in the here and now. I try to enjoy my kids and enjoy the life that God's given me now."There are many days th... More>>

Some Bus Riders Say Fort Gordon Route Not Top Transit Priority Video included

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Augusta Commissioners will vote Tuesday on extending bus service to Fort Gordon we talked to regular riders who don't agree that investing in  the Fort Gordon route is the first direction the system should go. WJBF News Channel 6's George Eskola has the details.
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Augusta Commissioner Wants More Discussion Before Voting For Animal Ordinance Changes Video included

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Augusta Commissioners will consider updating the city animal codes to include pet licensing, registration, and mandatory spaying and neutering. More>>

Fort Gordon Soldiers To Help Fight War On Ebola In Africa Video included

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WJBF News Channel 6 has learned several Fort Gordon soldiers will deploy to West Africa to help in the war on Ebola. More>>

Governor Deal: Team To Combat Risks Of Ebola Should The Need Arise In Georgia

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Monday, Georgia Governor Nathan Deal named the members of the Georgia Ebola Response Team. More>>

PHOTOS: Wreck on I-20 Eastbound Backs Up Traffic For Miles

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We have learned more information on a Monday afternoon crash on I-20 eastbound that is backing up traffic for miles. More>>

Historic High School Honors Alumni Video included

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The Academy of Richmond County is one of the oldest schools in Augusta, and it's alumni has made far reaching contributions to society – from medicine to athletics. That is why in 2012 the Academy of Richmond County Hall of Fame was created.  More>>

GRU Releases Statement On Dr. Ricardo Azziz Being Named Finalist For UNLV President Job

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Georgia Regents University (GRU) has released a statement on Dr. Ricardo Azziz being named a finalist for the same president position at the University of Nevada at Las Vegas (UNLV). More>>

One Week Of Fun Makes A Difference In Countless Lives All Year Long Video included

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Cooler weather is a sure sign that fall has arrived, but nothing says fall in the CSRA like the Georgia-Carolina State Fair. For 92 years the Augusta Exchange Club has organized the event that offers fun for the whole family. It doesn't just stop at fair rides and games and food. T More>>

Mom2Mom: Glimpse of a Kid in a Grown-Up Body

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My life has two distinct Teenagers Years chapters: my own teenage years and 2008-2014, when I earned MY STRIPES as the mother of multiple teenagers under one roof!
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Barnwell Community Coming Together To Help Woman Critically Injured In 4-Wheeler Accident Video included

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The Barnwell community is coming together to show their support for the Stanfield family, after 22 year old Christie Stanfield was critically injured in a 4-wheeler accident. WJBF News Channel 6's Margaret-Ann Carter has the story.
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GRU Students Offer Free Health Screenings For Female Farm Workers

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Georgia Regents University students will offer free health screenings on Tuesday and Wednesday to nearly 100 female, predominately Hispanic farm workers of Costa Layman Nurseries. More>>

Georgia Department Of Labor Recruiting For Huntsman Pigments Thursday in Augusta

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The Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL) will help Huntsman Pigments recruit about 100 workers for a new manufacturing facility under construction near the Augusta Regional Airport. More>>

Hannah Graham's Case A 'Death Investigation' After Human Remains Found

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Sgt. Dale Terry of the Chesterfield Sheriff's Department and his small search team were finishing up for the day when they made the discovery. More>>

Barrow To Speak At Local High School

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Congressman John Barrow will speak at Grovetown High School on Monday, October, 20th.
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Fort Gordon's Change Of Responsibility Ceremony

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A change of responsibility ceremony will be held today at Fort Gordon on Monday, October 20th at 10 a.m. More>>

WHO: Nigeria's Ebola Outbreak Is Officially Over

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The World Health Organization has declared that Nigeria is now free of Ebola.
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Ebola In America; Carnival Magic Cruise Ship Video included

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This morning, a huge sigh of relief in Dallas.Health officials say the first group of people quarantined and monitored after contact with Ebola patient Thomas Eric Duncan are no longer at risk.
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Attempted Robbery; Circle K on Wheeler Road

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News Channel 6 has just learned there was an attempted robbery at the Circle K on Wheeler Road early Monday morning.
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Accident at Mullikin Road and Sawbuck Way

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We've got one early-morning accident in Columbia County that has resulted in some injuries and a bit of a delay to area traffic. More>>

Updated on 6: Arrest Made in Deadly Night Club Shooting

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The Burke County Sheriff's Office is investigating a shooting that left two people dead. More>>

On Call: Answering Your Ebola Questions Video included

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You have questions about Ebola and we are getting them answered for you. More>>

Breaking on 6: Health Worker Monitored for Ebola on Cruise Returns Home Video included

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Health care worker being monitored for Ebola leaves cruise ship in Galveston, Texas

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GMA Sunday Headlines: October 19, 2014 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>>

Update: Night Club Shooting Victim Identified

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Deadly shooting at Graniteville night club is under investigation

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Paine wins first football game since 1962 Video included

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Despite trailing 14-0 to Edward Waters in the first half, Paine came back for a huge 38-14 win, it's first since 1962. More>>

Graniteville Bar Owner Talks About the Deadly Shooting that Happened in his Front Yard Video included

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The owner of Round Two Sports Bar and Grille in Graniteville, SC, says violence isn't common in this area.

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Murder Suspect Arrested

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The Richmond County Sheriff's Office has arrested a murder suspect while they were at the scene of an unrelated call. More>>

1 on 1: Hit the Jackpot to Raise Money Video included

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SafeHomes of Augusta is holding its 7th annual Casino Night is Saturday, November 1st at 6:30 p.m. at the Legends Club.

 

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GMA Saturday Headlines: October 18, 2014 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.

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Unique Foods A Hit At Georgia-Carolina State Fair

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It's time for funnel cake and a ride on the ferris wheel in the CSRA. The Georgia-Carolina State Fair kicked off today with a packed crowd rushing to eat their favorite treats.The first bite Marcus Edney took into his deep fried snickers went something like this. "It's nice and it's juicy and caramel. It was delicious," he described.The chocolate treat wrapped in dough with sugar on top is one of the unique foods you can grab at the Georgia-Carolina State Fair this week. More>>

Pastoral Conference Aims to Refresh Those who Minister

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Pastoral conference aims to refresh those who minister on Saturday, Oct. 25, at the GRU Jaguar Student Activities Center on the Summerville Campus.
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USC Int’l Business Celebrates Anniversary & Job Creation

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USC's Darla Moore School of Business is celebrating the 40th anniversary of its International Business program, ranked number 1 in the nation for the 16th straight year.
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Dr. Samuel Sullivan Reinstated At Paine College Video included

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Paine College students and faculty members gathered outside of the school's Founder's Day Convocation Service on Friday. News Channel 6's Mike Miller talked with the Chairman of the Paine College Board of Trustees.
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"Out There...Somewhere": Pumpkin Center's Not Living Up to Its Name Video included

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A town in the CSRA is named after a Fall staple, but is it living up to its name? WJBF News Channel 6's George Eskola takes a look "Out There...Somewhere". More>>

BREAKING ON 6: Project Jackson Headed Back To Court

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WJBF News Channel 6 has the proposed development in North Augusta know as "Project Jackson" is headed back to court. More>>

Augusta City Officials Say No to a New Traffic Light on Washington Road Video included

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Washington Crossing Plaza is thriving after the recent additions of Whole Foods, Home Goods and DSW, but shoppers say the parking and traffic is an inconvenience. City Officials say there will not be any new traffic lights installed any time soon.

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Downtown Business Owners Not Buying Parking Meters Video included

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The days of pulling into a parking space, shopping and dining at a restaurant as long as you want and leaving may soon be no more. The City of Augusta in partnership with Downtown Development Authority proposed an ordinance to collect revenue from parking meters. City officials said 30 percent of the parking spaces downtown are occupied all day and the meter system is the way to promote parking turn over downtown. More>>

Students Hold Demonstration At Paine College Concerning Administration, Issues At The College Video included

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WJBF News Channel 6's Julie Parise reports from a demonstration at Paine College by students concerning campus issues, and the administration. More>>

14 Dead In Accident At South Korean Concert

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Fourteen people watching an outdoor pop concert in South Korea fell 20 meters to their deaths Friday when a ventilation grate they were standing on collapsed, officials said. More>>

Opening Ceremonies for Georgia-Carolina State Fair Video included

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The Georgia - Carolina State Fair kicks off Friday at the Augusta Exchange Club Fairgrounds on Hale Street. More>>

Protecting Our Children Forum

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Thursday night a community forum will be held focusing on sexual abuse in schools. More>>

15th Annual Stand Down for the Homeless

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Stand Down to Homelessness is in it's fifteenth year. It aims at helping our local homeless veterans.
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North Augusta Moving Forward With Project Jackson Parking Deck Video included

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The city of North Augusta approved plans to start building the parking deck for Project Jackson. The parking deck will also be used by Medac employees during the day. More>>

Survey To Name New Columbia County Elementary School

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There is a new survey for Columbia County residents that would allow you to give your input on naming a new elementary school. The new school will be located on William Few Parkway, and school leaders are asking for public input in naming the school. Here are the 2 options:Kiokee Trail Elementary School - The general area is known as Kiokee because of the Native American civilization that once resided there. Until the early 20th century, the area was served by the U.S. Postal Service as Kioke... More>>

Updated Employment Numbers

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State labor officials say Georgia's jobless rate has dropped to 7.9 percent.That's down from 8.1 percent in August. The state's Labor Commissioner said Georgia is continuing to see strong overall job growth. He said Georgia has added 80-thousand jobs since September 2013. More>>

UPDATED ON 6: UGA Officials Meet With NCAA Officials

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University of Georgia football coach Mark Richt expects star tailback Todd Gurley's indefinite suspension to stay in place this week. More>>

A South Carolina Mom and Daughter Battle Cancer Together Video included

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Kay Allen remembers the night she lost her daughter to breast cancer. At that same time, Kay was fighting a battle of her own, pancreatic cancer. News Channel 6's, Margaret-Ann Carter spoke with the Allen family about their fight against cancer.

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State Auditor Slams Georgia's State Ethics Commission For Management Issues

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Georgia's state auditor has issued a report slamming Georgia's State Ethics Commission for management issues and is asking Attorney General Sam Olens to investigate the Commission. More>>

2 Men Charged In 2013 Deadly Denmark Shooting

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WJBF News Channel 6 has learned 2 men have now been charged in a deadly shooting in Denmark, South Carolina that happened on Monday, May 27, 2013. More>>

Riverbanks Zoo & Garden: October 16, 2014

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October is the perfect time to load up the family and take them to the Riverbanks Zoo and Garden in Columbia, South Carolina.
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Adopt-A-Pet: October 15, 2014

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Augusta Animal Services appeared on WJBF News Channel 6 at Noon on October 15th with Mary Morrison and Anne Sawyer.
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APPLE LIVE: Apple Pay To Debut On Monday

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Apple Pay, the company's new system for using iPhones to make credit and debit card payments at retail stores, will make its debut Monday. More>>

First Dallas Nurse With Ebola To Be Sent To Maryland

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The first Dallas nurse to have contracted Ebola after treating an infected Liberian man is scheduled to be moved to a specialized medical facility in Maryland.
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Ted Turner Selling His Secluded Island On SC Coast

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 Media mogul Ted Turner is selling his 4,700-acre island on the South Carolina coast.
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Stepped Up Ebola Screening Starts At Four US Airports

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Customs and health officials at airports in Washington, Chicago, Atlanta and Newark, New Jersey, are scheduled to start taking the temperatures of passengers from three West African countries as part of a stepped up Ebola screening program. More>>

Georgia's Jobless Rate Drops To 7.9%

Georgia's Jobless Rate Drops To 7.9%

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State labor officials say Georgia's jobless rate has dropped to 7.9 percent.That's down from 8.1 percent in August.
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Bring Your Bible To School Day Video included

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Students across the country are being encouraged to bring their bibles to school Thursday, October 16, 2014.
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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>>

Dallas Nurse Amber J Vinson Transferred to Emory Video included

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Amber Joy Vinson walked off the plane last night after hitching a ride aboard this high-tech biocontainment plane arriving at Emory University hospital, now in isolation.
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Recardell "CJ" Sheppard Remembered Video included

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The T.W. Josey family held a candlelight vigil to remember the life of a student. There were several scriptures, a song and many words from those close to Recardell Sheppard, who was affectionately called CJ. “Josey family let the Lord comfort you in your sorrow. Let the Lord help you to remember the times when CJ was here,” said one mourner. Mourners flocked to the school to remember 17-year-old Recardell "CJ" Sheppard. Loved ones and friends heralded him as a model student and athlete. L... More>>

Beware of Pot Candy

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Halloween is just a couple weeks away, and that means parents will be on the lookout for anything dangerous that might end up in their kids' Trick-or-Treat bags.Officials in Colorado, where marijuana is legal, are warning people about how candy made with pot, can look very similar to the kind kids eat everydayClayton Sandell has the story. More>>

Gas Prices Falling

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Temperatures aren't the only things dropping this week -- so are the prices at the pump. While the national average is still above 3-bucks a gallon... Triple A is showing that in the Augusta Aiken area, it's $2.94. That's almost a 20-cent drop in the last month.The drop in gas prices was the same for mid-grade, premium and diesel fuel as well. More>>

Augusta Municipal Building Changes Have Impact On Early Voters Video included

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The new entrance way to the Augusta Municipal Building opened just in time for advance voting, but those coming to the building are finding the city wasn't ready for all the visitors. WJBF News Channel 6's George Eskola has the story. More>>

Thursday is Bring Your Bible to School Day Video included

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Students in South Carolina and across the country are being encouraged to take their Bibles to school on Thursday, October 16, for the first-ever “Bring Your Bible to School Day.” More>>

Augusta Commissioner Questions Cost Of Giving City Retirees Benefit Increase Video included

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Augusta city retirees are wanting more gold for their golden years, but some worry about the $600,000 cost for taxpayers. One Commissioner, though, doesn't believe that's the real cost. More>>

6 Investigates: Cases Of Children Being Left In Hot Cars Video included

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During Summer 2014, there were several local cases of children being left unattended in hot cars. So are these cases happening more often or is the public just reporting them more? More>>

Dr. Samuel Sullivan No Longer Paine College Interim President Video included

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WJBF News Channel 6 has learned that Paine College's interim president, Dr. Samuel Sullivan, is no longer with the college. More>>

Is GRU Prepared to deal with Ebola?

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Even though there hasn't been any confirmed cases of Ebola in the CSRA, local hospitals are gearing up to expect the unexpected. News Channel 6's, Margaret-Ann Carter, saw first hand how Georgia Regents University would handle an Ebola case.

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Judge's Letter Released Concerning Sexual Abuse Allegations Against Former Augusta NAACP Leader Video included

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An Augusta Superior Court Judge, who was the District Attorney when allegations were made against the Augusta NAACP's former president, has released a letter about why no charges were brought in 2001. More>>

Minority Women Face Unique, Difficult Fight Against Breast Cancer Video included

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One in 9 women in the United States will hear "you have breast cancer" in her lifetime. As part of ABC News Goes Pink, Dr. Jennifer Ashton examines the unique and difficult fight that many minority women face. More>>

Special Needs Ninth Grader Becomes Honorary Team Captain Video included

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Justin Olenginski gets a little bit of help... Navigating the hallways of Dallas High School--from his big brother Mike. More>>

Richmond County Early Release Days

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Parents of Richmond County Elementary Students...listen up!
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Students and Faculty Remember Josey Student Recardell Sheppard Video included

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"He has to be one of the most nicest young men that I've ever been around. 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>>

Golden Apple: Sean Mann Video included

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Sean Mann knew he just had to do this for a living. He had to share his love of psychology with others. More>>

UPDATE: Car Hits Power Pole Bergen Road; Traffic Signal Out

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North Augusta Public Safety are on the scene of an accident on Bergen Rd. at West Martintown Road that is causing some traffic delays.
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Deal Team Suffers Tragic Loss

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Mack Burgess, 25, worked closely with Deal for Governor as a field staffer for the Georgia Republican Party. He was killed in a car accident on the Georgia 400.
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FROZEN Princesses at Chick-Fil-A Video included

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Loads of kids and their parents participated in the Augusta Exchange Chick-Fil-A's "Frosted Family Night." The kids got to dress up as their favorite characters from the hit Disney film Frozen.
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SC School Safety Task Force: More Lockdown Drills, Officers Needed Video included

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A School Safety Task Force will recommend that South Carolina schools practice more safety lockdown drills, have more School Resource Officers and more school psychologists.
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Best of Augusta Seal Guarantees Quality Video included

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All around the CSRA, you can find a small seal that pretty much guarantees it's a good place to do business. The Best of Augusta showcased customer approved restaurants and other businesses at its annual event for winners. Pick any weekend and it can be hard to get a table at many restaurants in the CSRA. News Channel 6 spoke with several customers at Best of Augusta and they said choosing a place to eat becomes easier with Augusta Magazine's seal of approval.
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New Augusta Animal Ordinance Change Would Stop Dogs From Riding In Back Of Pickups

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One of the proposed changes to Augusta's animal ordinance would require all dogs to be crated when riding in the back of pickup trucks, all in the name of safety but it's okay for people. More>>

Retirees Asked For Benefits Bump, But Augusta Taxpayers Would Face Paying More Of The Tab

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More than 200 Augusta retirees want more gold for their golden years. Commissioners are considering the request, but would granting more benefits come at too high a price for taxpayers? WJBF News Channel 6's George Eskola investigates. More>>

Fired Paine College Administrator Files Lawsuit Video included

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A former Paine College administrator fired from his position last week is now suing the college. More>>

Can Dentists Prevent Competition Over Teeth-Whitening?

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The U.S. Supreme Court is weighing what to do about a state regulatory board that is trying to prevent lower-cost competitors who aren't dentists from offering teeth-whitening services. More>>

Student Dies After Collapsing During Game Video included

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A Josey High School senior dies after collapsing while playing a pickup basketball game.

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One Person Killed In Warren County Crash

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WJBF News Channel 6 has learned that one person is dead after a crash in Warren County involving an 18-wheeler and a Toyota Camry. More>>

BREAKING ON 6: Traffic Backed Up In Columbia County Due To Crash Involving UPS Truck

Photo from the scene of a crash on Wrightsboro Road, in Columbia County, involving a UPS 18-wheeler (Credit: James Dean) Photo from the scene of a crash on Wrightsboro Road, in Columbia County, involving a UPS 18-wheeler (Credit: James Dean)
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WJBF News Channel 6 has learned traffic is backed up on Wrightsboro Road outside of Grovetown, heading into Harlem. More>>

Officials: Baby Girl Survives 3 Days Trapped Under Body Of Her Dead Father

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Louisiana officials say an 11-month-old girl survived 3 days being under her dead father.
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Thousands Of Venomous Spiders Force Family From Home

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A family was driven from their suburban St. Louis home by thousands of venomous spiders that fell from the ceiling and oozed from the walls. More>>

Pumpkin's Weight Breaks North American Record

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A pumpkin tipped the scales in Half Moon Bay, California at 2,058  pounds at the annual Safeway World Championship Pumpkin Weigh Off. More>>

New Changes to Voucher Program Saves Time and Money

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If you need to get your pet spayed or neutered in Aiken County, it's about to get a lot easier. County Council voted to change the low-income voucher program to save money and time. The county actually lost $4,000 last year because the vouchers were not properly tracked and some were not redeemed. With the new regulations, all vouchers will have to be redeemed at the Aiken County Shelter and surgeries will be done in-... More>>

Find Your Unclaimed Money At The South Carolina State Fair

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South Carolinians have the chance to find out if they have unclaimed funds by attending the South Carolina State Fair Wednesday or by doing so online. Click for details.
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Texas nurse with Ebola says she is 'doing well'

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A Texas nurse who became infected with Ebola while treating the first patient diagnosed in the U.S. said Tuesday that she was "doing well," while the World Health Organization projected that West Africa could see up to 10,000 new infections a week within two months.
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Richmond County After-School Activities Canceled Due To Severe Weather Threat

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WJBF News Channel 6 has learned there will be no after-school activities Tuesday afternoon for students in Richmond County, due to the threat of severe weather.
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UPDATED ON 6: Second Tornado Watch Issued For CSRA Counties

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The National Weather Service has issued a Tornado Watch which is in effect until 10:00 p.m. EDT Tuesday evening for several CSRA counties. More>>

Quick Cooking w/ Karen Calloway: Jambalaya Pasta

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Pasta is go-to meal on a busy weeknight but most require multiple pots and pans-one big pot to cook the pasta and at least one saucepan for the sauce. More>>

Lost 87-Year-Old Georgia Man Found In Indiana

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Police say an 87-year-old man stopped for driving nearly 100 mph on a southern Indiana highway believed he was in Georgia where family members had been looking for him.Indiana State Police Sgt.
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Boy, 10, Charged As Adult In Death Of Woman, 90

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A 10-year-old boy has been charged as an adult in the beating death of a 90-year-old woman over the weekend in northeastern Pennsylvania. More>>

Aiken County Sheriff's Office Deputy Fired Amid Investigation

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WJBF News Channel 6 has learned that an Aiken County Sheriff's Office deputy has been fired. More>>

Columbia County's "The Pass" To Get New Sidewalks, Striping, Speed Precautions Video included

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A popular road in Columbia County is getting a safety makeover after News Channel 6 looked into complaints by residents that the street was too dangerous. The Pass, a windy road that connects Clarke Point to Fury's Ferry, will soon have new sidewalks, road striping and speeding precautions. Kim Grice has lived off the road for more than a decade. “We've driven past accidents, cars flipped over in the ditch, cars up in the woods against the tree, my husband and I were almost hit,” she said. Gr... More>>

World Health Organization; Ebola Death Rate Increases To 70 Percent

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A World Health Organization official says there could be up to 10,000 new cases of Ebola per week within two months. More>>

More Than 31, 000 Without Power In Georgia Due To Storms

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Residents across Georgia were under a tornado watch as severe thunderstorms pounded parts of the state, knocking out power to more than 31,500 customers statewide before dawn Tuesday. More>>

Richmond County Proposed Animal Ordinance Changes Video included

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It was a good time at the dog park, but in the future these pets could be forced to be registered and licensed if they live in Augusta. 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>>

Barton Chapel Road at Old McDuffie Road Accident

UPDATE ON 6: Pedestrian Identified; Barton Chapel Road Accident

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Shortly before 2am an accident occured on Barton Chapel Road at Old McDuffie Road. More>>

Columbia County Candidate Meet And Greet

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The Columbia County Republican Party is hosting a meet and greet for Republican candidates and officials. The event will be Tuesday October 14 from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Columbia County Exhibition Center. The address is 212 Partnership Drive, Grovetown, Georgia 30813. Admission is free. Confirmed Candidates/Officials attending will be: Rick Allen- U.S. House of Representatives - GA12Bill Jackson- GA Senate 24Ron Cross- Columbia County Commission ChairDoug Duncan- Columbia County Commissi... More>>

Face-to-Face Debates Still Carry Weight with Voters Video included

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Despite new campaign tactics like Twitter, Facebook, and Youtube videos, old-fashioned face-to-face debates still carry a lot of weight with voters. More>>

Barrow Calls For Congress To Not Get Paid Without Budget

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Democratic Rep. John Barrow says he wants a law that ensures Congress doesn't get paid if lawmakers fail to pass a budget. A new ad by his Republican opponent says Barrow voted against the idea last year. The ad war between Barrow of Augusta and GOP challenger Rick Allen escalated Monday as Allen's campaign accused Barrow of "lying to stay in office" by saying he supports the idea known as "no budget, no pay." Barrow spokesman Richard Carbo says Allen's ad ignores differences between two prop... More>>

Local Teen Dies at Josey High School

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The Richmond County Coroner's Office tells News Channel 6 that a teenager has died. 17 year old Recardell Sheppard was pronounced dead just after 6:30 Monday night. He collapsed during a pickup basketball game at Josey High School.An autopsy is set for tomorrow or Wednesday in Atlanta. More>>

Gas Leaks Cost County Money; Officials Promote 811 Service

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The Riverwood Plantation gas leak Monday that happened Monday morning is just one of the more than 300 gas leaks reported this year in Columbia County already. Not only are these leaks dangerous, but they are very costly. Cutting a gas line or any underground line can be prevented with a simple phone call. It's a simple as dialing 811, yet some people are not taking advantage of the free service. Before digging, peo... More>>

Reward Offered For Steiner Avenue Shooting Suspect Video included

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Richmond County deputies are now offering a reward for a murder suspect and they need the public's help.
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Fire At Angie's Seafood In Appling Video included

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News Channel 6 has learned that Angie's Seafood Restaurant at 6008 Clarke's Hill Road in Appling caught fire early Monday morning. More>>

UPDATE ON 6: Two Homes Evacuated Due To Natural Gas Leak; Riverwood Plantation

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The Columbia County Emergency Operations Division has informed News Channel 6 of a natural gas leak on the property across from 429 Buxton Lane in the Riverwood Plantation in Evans Monday morning. More>>

Crews Search For Possible Drowning Victim In Lake Lanier

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Authorities are searching for a possible drowning victim on Lake Lanier.
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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>>

Vehicle Struck Power Pole On Washington Road

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Richmond County officials have responded to a call about a one-car accident on Washington Road in front of Whole Foods on Monday morning just before 6 a.m. More>>

Wheeler Road Motorcycle Crash

UPDATE ON 6: Victim Identified In Wheeler Road Motorcycle Crash

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A motorcycle crash on Wheeler Road in Augusta happened shortly before two this morning.
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Old Powderhouse Road off Ascauga Lake Road Accident

Old Powderhouse Road off Ascauga Lake Road Accident

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Aiken County deputies are on the scene of an accident on Old Powderhouse Road off Ascauga Lake Road. More>>

Child Hit By Car On Wrightsboro Road

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A child was hit by a car on Wrightsboro Road Sunday night. More>>

Change Might be Coming to Augusta Pet Owners Video included

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Augusta Animal Services is proposing a new ordinance to the commission. News Channel 6 dug deeper to see exactly what they're asking for.

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Fallen Soldier's Legacy Lives on with Memorial Run

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The memory of a former Fort Gordon soldier continues to live on in the CSRA. Major Michael Donahue was killed in action in Afghanistan nearly a month ago. Friends and family gathered at the Augusta Canal to take part in a run in his name. Michael Donahue loved to run. In fact he ran a 50-mile race to raise money for the Augusta Warrior Project in 2011. Almost 300 people came together for his memorial run and donated m... More>>

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  • Woman's Death Called Possible Homicide

    UPDATED ON 6: Autopsy Results On Woman Found Dead On Carmell Place Released

    UPDATED ON 6: Autopsy Results On Woman Found Dead On Carmell Place Released

    Wednesday, October 22 2014 6:11 PM EDT2014-10-22 22:11:57 GMT
    Mug shot of 47-year-old Kenneth William Howard, who has been arrested in connection with 33-year-old Emily Anne Newbegin's death (Credit: Richmond County Sheriff's Office)Mug shot of 47-year-old Kenneth William Howard, who has been arrested in connection with 33-year-old Emily Anne Newbegin's death (Credit: Richmond County Sheriff's Office)
    WJBF News Channel 6 has learned that a man has been arrested in connection to the Monday evening discovery of a woman's body on Carmell Place, in Augusta.
    WJBF News Channel 6 has learned that a man has been arrested in connection to the Monday evening discovery of a woman's body on Carmell Place, in Augusta.
  • UGA To File NCAA Paperwork To Ask For Todd Gurley Reinstatement

    UGA To File NCAA Paperwork To Ask For Todd Gurley Reinstatement

    Wednesday, October 22 2014 9:33 AM EDT2014-10-22 13:33:20 GMT
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    The University of Georgia has released a statement on their plans to fill out the necessary paperwork with the NCAA to have tailback Todd Gurley reinstated to play with the Bulldogs again.
    The University of Georgia has released a statement on their plans to fill out the necessary paperwork with the NCAA to have tailback Todd Gurley reinstated to play with the Bulldogs again.
  • Grovetown Rezone Makes Way for Kroger Marketplace

    Grovetown Rezone Makes Way for Kroger Marketplace

    Tuesday, October 21 2014 11:43 PM EDT2014-10-22 03:43:19 GMT
    A major retailer is preparing for the population growth in one Columbia County town. Kroger will go up in Grovetown near Interstate 20.The proposal is to develop more than 35 acres at Lewiston Road, William Few Parkway, and Bluegrass Trail. Debbie Wilkins is one of 14 properties affected by the move. She is being bought out of her Grovetown home after 39 years.
    A major retailer is preparing for the population growth in one Columbia County town. Kroger will go up in Grovetown near Interstate 20.The proposal is to develop more than 35 acres at Lewiston Road, William Few Parkway, and Bluegrass Trail. Debbie Wilkins is one of 14 properties affected by the move. She is being bought out of her Grovetown home after 39 years.
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  • Paine wins first football game since 1962

    Paine wins first football game since 1962

    Saturday, October 18 2014 11:03 PM EDT2014-10-19 03:03:19 GMT
    Despite trailing 14-0 to Edward Waters in the first half, Paine came back for a huge 38-14 win, it's first since 1962.
    Despite trailing 14-0 to Edward Waters in the first half, Paine came back for a huge 38-14 win, it's first since 1962.
  • 6 Investigates: Cases Of Children Being Left In Hot Cars

    6 Investigates: Cases Of Children Being Left In Hot Cars

    Wednesday, October 15 2014 7:04 PM EDT2014-10-15 23:04:40 GMT
    During Summer 2014, there were several local cases of children being left unattended in hot cars. So are these cases happening more often or is the public just reporting them more?
    During Summer 2014, there were several local cases of children being left unattended in hot cars. So are these cases happening more often or is the public just reporting them more?
  • Fired Paine College Administrator Files Lawsuit

    Fired Paine College Administrator Files Lawsuit

    Tuesday, October 14 2014 6:15 PM EDT2014-10-14 22:15:47 GMT
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    A former Paine College administrator fired from his position last week is now suing the college.
    A former Paine College administrator fired from his position last week is now suing the college.
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  • Monica Lewinsky is back in the spotlight

    What's Trending at 5:30, Wednesday, October 22nd & Conversation

    What's Trending at 5:30, Wednesday, October 22nd & Conversation

    Thursday, October 23 2014 12:19 AM EDT2014-10-23 04:19:39 GMT
    Construction crews encountered a slithering snake as they worked a site in Miami-Dade, Florida.An 11-foot burmese python emerged from a pipe! the snake gave crews a shock when they lifted a plastic tarp off of some pipes. Workers called Miami-Dada fire rescue, who safely removed the python. authorities believe it was someone's pet that was released into the wild.A digital creation is being used on internet chat rooms to bait men who go online to prey on young children.In 10 weeks, the charity...
    Construction crews encountered a slithering snake as they worked a site in Miami-Dade, Florida.An 11-foot burmese python emerged from a pipe! the snake gave crews a shock when they lifted a plastic tarp off of some pipes. Workers called Miami-Dada fire rescue, who safely removed the python. authorities believe it was someone's pet that was released into the wild.A digital creation is being used on internet chat rooms to bait men who go online to prey on young children.In 10 weeks, the charity...
  • Police: Shots Fired At 3 Places In Ottawa

    Police: Shots Fired At 3 Places In Ottawa

    Wednesday, October 22 2014 12:29 PM EDT2014-10-22 16:29:18 GMT
    OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) - Police in Ottawa say shots also were fired near a shopping mall close to Parliament.
    OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) - Police in Ottawa say shots also were fired near a shopping mall close to Parliament.
  • Porn Sunday

    What's Trending at 5:30, Thursday, October 2nd & Conversation

    What's Trending at 5:30, Thursday, October 2nd & Conversation

    Tuesday, October 21 2014 9:45 PM EDT2014-10-22 01:45:48 GMT
    Brazilians head to the polls on Sunday to elect their next president along with other federal congressional seats up for grabs.Candidates are doing just about *anything* to grab the attention of voters.One candidate claims to be a profession al clown, while another claims to be an anti-communist superhero with laser-beam eyes.One congressman got his name changed, his slogan, "vote for Jesus for state congressman."one commentator said, most Brazilians get their entertainment on TV, this man sa...
    Brazilians head to the polls on Sunday to elect their next president along with other federal congressional seats up for grabs.Candidates are doing just about *anything* to grab the attention of voters.One candidate claims to be a profession al clown, while another claims to be an anti-communist superhero with laser-beam eyes.One congressman got his name changed, his slogan, "vote for Jesus for state congressman."one commentator said, most Brazilians get their entertainment on TV, this man sa...
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