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BREAKING ON 6: Gas Leak Reported In Columbia County Subdivision

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WJBF News Channel 6 has learned that a contractor has hit a main gas line in a Columbia County subdivision, causing a gas leak.
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ONLY ON THE WEB: Segment 13, Black Cars

GVFF #13- Pack Your Peepers for a Concert Prop

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Gino Vannelli plays the Columbia County Exhibition Center on 10/2/14... GVFF #13- Pack your peepers for a concert prop!
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SLED: Man Sold Concealed Weapons Permits With No Training

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SLED has arrested 30-year-old Andrew Gajadhar for allegedly selling concealed weapons permits without required training. SLED is also revoking the more than 350 permits he's accused of selling.
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One Person Shot On Georgia Avenue; Investigation Underway

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The North Augusta Department of Public Safety is investigating a shooting that occurred around 9:30 p.m. on Tuesday on the 1500 block of Georgia Avenue. One person has been confirmed shot but details on their condition are limited at this time. We will bring you more information as it arrives to our newsroom. More>>

Wreck on Interstate

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News Channel 6 is on the scene of a crash on Interstate 20. It happened just after 9pm Tuesday on I-20 East. There is one overturned car near mile marker 194. More information as it comes in and on Good Morning Augusta. More>>

Trailer Among W. Augusta Thefts Video included

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Homeowners are reporting several break-ins and thefts on the West Side of Augusta. One family is speaking out because they want some answers. There have been thefts from cars and even home invasions in the community off Walton Way. Gail Patty recently reported an unusual theft in a very common way. “It was ours and it wasn't his and he took it,” she said. Gail Patty spent some time away from home with her husband and grandchildren Sunday, September 21.
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Bikefest Bickering

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There is disagreement along the Grand Strand over a proposed driving loop to control biker traffic during the Atlantic Beach Bikefest next Memorial Day. Following a rash of violence this year that left three dead, Myrtle Beach is proposing a 40-mile, one-way traffic loop to keep bikers from causing traffic congestion. But area media outlets report Horry County Council Chairman Mark Lazarus on Monday proposed a shorter 9-mile loop during the weekend that attracts thousands of bikers. Lazarus s... More>>

Golden Apple: Jessica Walters

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Jessica Walters is beginning another busy day with her 5th graders."I love to inspire kids," she says. "I love to see them learn. I love when the light bulb goes off in their head when they learn something new."Mrs. Walters says she loves 5th grade--these boys and girls are excited about learning."A lot of kids are more independent. I like to see them grow and learn and continue to motivate them to read," she says.They also have to prove that they're retaining all that information on a regula... More>>

Fort Gordon Soldier Accused of Racist, Anti-Veteran Tweets Video included

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An investigation is happening on Fort Gordon after a soldier is accused posting some controversial tweets.  More>>

UPDATED ON 6: TGI Fridays Issues Statement Concerning Augusta Location's Closing

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Employees said they showed up to work only to find out TGI Fridays Augusta closed its doors for good. More>>

Realtor's Death Has Locals Talking About Safety

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A realtor disappears after showing a home to a potential home buyer. Tuesday morning, the body of Beverly Carter was discovered about an hour away from her home near Little Rock, Arkansas.The man who allegedly killed her is now in jail being held on a million dollar bond. Aaron Lewis admits to kidnapping Carter but not killing her. Lewis, an ex-con with a long rap sheet has been charged with kidnapping and capital mur... More>>

Body Found In Augusta Identified 14 Years Later

Photo of Weshme Louissaint, as he would have appeared at the time of his death in 2000. (Courtesy: Richmond County Sheriff's Office) Photo of Weshme Louissaint, as he would have appeared at the time of his death in 2000. (Courtesy: Richmond County Sheriff's Office)
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The Richmond County Coroner's Office has confirmed the identity of a person found dead in Augusta on February 6, 2000. More>>

1 Student Shot, 2nd In Custody At North Carolina High School

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A student was shot by a fellow student outside a North Carolina High School on Tuesday morning just minutes before classes began, authorities said. More>>

UPDATED ON 6: Arkansas Real Estate Agent Targeted Because She Was "Woman That Worked Alone"

Photo of Arkansas real estate agent Beverly Carter, whose body was found days after she wet missing after showing a house to a prospective client. (Courtesy: Pulaski County Sheriff's Office) Photo of Arkansas real estate agent Beverly Carter, whose body was found days after she wet missing after showing a house to a prospective client. (Courtesy: Pulaski County Sheriff's Office)
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Authorities found the body of Arkansas real estate agent Beverly Carter overnight, days after she vanished while showing a house to a prospective customer. More>>

Fire broke out shortly after 5am at 9th and Broad Street

UPDATED ON 6: Buildings Damaged By Fire On Broad Street

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Two buildings are damaged after a fire broke out around 5:17 a.m. Tuesday morning on Broad Street at 9th Street. More>>

Downtown Augusta Streets Closed Due To Broad Street Fire

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Several roadways in downtown Augusta are closed and will be closed for much of Tuesday due to a structure fire on the 900 block of Broad Street. 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>>

Sunday Voting Approved in Richmond County Video included

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The time is drawing near for Georgia and South Carolina voters. The deadline to register to vote is Saturday in South Carolina and next Monday in Georgia. That is also the beginning of advance voting in the Peach State. Voters can cast their ballot at the main elections office downtown. On October 25 there will be Saturday voting in Richmond County. This year the Board of Elections is trying something new that other counties have been instituting around the state.
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Baby Dies After Falling From Truck

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Authorities in Greenville County say a 3-month-old infant who died over the weekend fell from a truck and may have also been hit by the vehicle. Greenville County Deputy Coroner Kent Dill tells local media outlets that Jacob Joel Ford of Greenville died when a pickup truck rolled backward down a driveway in Travelers Rest on Saturday morning. The infant died early Saturday evening at Greenville Memorial Hospital. Family members earlier drove the child to North Greenville Hospital. An autopsy ... More>>

Registration Deadline Approaching To Vote

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Georgia voters have until next week to register ahead of the upcoming general election. Secretary of State Brian Kemp issued a statement Monday reminding voters that they must register by Oct. 6 to vote in the Nov. 4 election. Kemp says Georgians with a valid driver's license can register online. Kemp says the GA Votes mobile application also allows Georgia residents to register, find polling locations, check voter registration status and track the status of an absentee ballot. Kemp says the ... More>>

Ray Rice video released creating conversation

What's Trending on Tuesday, September 9th & WJBF.com Conversation Video included

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Rain on your wedding day is a *great* thing in Oklahoma City. A local jeweler has couples praying for rain. The store offers a deal that if it rains more than an inch on your wedding day your wedding rings are free!!! so far it's only happened twice this year and only 162 times in all since the promotion started back in 1998. A seven-year-old in Texas is in trouble with the law. seems he and his mom were riding in a golf cart on the beach in Galveston. The kid was driving the cart and a cop s... More>>

Suspended Speaker Harrell Released on PR Bond

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Suspended former Speaker of the South Carolina House Bobby Harrell was released on bond Monday after appearing before a judge in Richland County.
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Augusta Commission Committee Discusses Downtown Parking With Meters As An Option Video included

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Trying to find a solution of no place to park in downtown Augusta, an Augusta Commission committee debated Monday how to keep cars from staying put in parking spaces all day. More>>

Augusta Commission Considers Adoption Coordinator Job For Animal Shelter

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Too many deaths at Augusta's animal shelter has the department requesting a new job of adoption coordinator, but Augusta Commissioners are not ready to bite on the job just yet. More>>

Augusta's New City Administrator Signed Sealed and Delivered Video included

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Augusta's new City Administrator has been signed on the dotted line. Augusta Commissioners approved the final contract with Janice Allen Jackson as City Administrator on Monday. More>>

Former President Bush & Clinton

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Former Presidents Bill Clinton and George W. Bush came together today to announce a new scholarship fund.The Presidential Leadership Scholars program will go to students who are pursuing political studies. But in the modern day of smartphones and social media, President Clinton went from discussing scholarship money to being asked to take a selfie.(President Clinton): "We were laughing about going to restaurants and having to spend our time taking selfies with people - (Laughter)"(President B... More>>

Louis "Hap" Harris Named District 7 Commissioner Video included

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It took three weeks, but the deal has gone down. Louis "Hap" Harris was named Monday to replace Donnie Smith as Augusta's District 7 Commissioner. The appointment was made in public, and Harris doesn't feel there should be any political taint to his selection. WJBF News Channel 6's George Eskola has the story. More>>

City Puts the Red Light on Hitchcock Widening Project

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The plan for a major expansion to Hitchcock Parkway in Aiken is now being scaled back. City leaders made the decision to just make improvements to the highly traveled road instead of turning the parkway into four to five lanes. Even though two city leaders have agreed to change the purpose and need for the project, city council as a whole still needs to make a final vote. Once this vote is made, the project will have ... More>>

UPDATED ON 6: Horses On The Loose Corralled On I-20

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WJBF News Channel 6 has learned all of the horses that were loose on the eastbound side of I-20 in Columbia County Monday afternoon have been safely corralled. More>>

Americans watching more television on smartphones and tablets

What's Trending on Monday, September 8th & WJBF.com conversation Video included

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What's Trending You can now purchase products while you tweet. Twitter announced a new BUY button that they will be testing out. It will allow you to make purchases on your mobile app on advertisements. When you hit the button, the entire buying process will be handled within the app. Twitter already has purchasing experiments with American Express and Starbucks.Americans are now watching more television thanks to smartphones and tablets. According to the Nielsen ratings, TV watchers still pr... More>>

Woman Wanted For Check Forgery In Richmond County

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The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is asking the public's assistance in locating a woman who is wanted for allegedly presenting a forged check. More>>

Aiken County Woman Wanted For Breaking Into Vehicle

Mug shot of 47-year-old Carla Michelle James, who is accused of breaking into a vehicle on Old Four Notch Road in Ridge Spring, South Carolina (Courtesy: AIken County Sheriff's Office) Mug shot of 47-year-old Carla Michelle James, who is accused of breaking into a vehicle on Old Four Notch Road in Ridge Spring, South Carolina (Courtesy: AIken County Sheriff's Office)
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The Aiken County Sheriff's Office are asking for help from the public in locating a woman wanted for Breaking and Entering Into a Vehicle. More>>

GBI Investigating Death Of Man After He Reportedly Attempted To Swallow Bag Of Marijuana

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The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is now investigating the death of a man on Monday morning after the man reportedly attempted to swallow a bag of marijuana. More>>

UPDATED ON 6: Man Accused of Shooting, Killing Man At Columbia County Church Appears In Court Video included

Daniel Robinson, who is accused in a deadly shooting at a Martinez, Georgia church, is escorted into a Columbia County courtroom Monday morning Daniel Robinson, who is accused in a deadly shooting at a Martinez, Georgia church, is escorted into a Columbia County courtroom Monday morning
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Daniel Robinson, the man accused of shooting and killing a man at a Columbia County church in August, made his first appearance in a Columbia County Monday morning. More>>

BREAKING ON 6: New District 7 Augusta Commissioner Sworn In

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We have just learned that Louis "Hap" Harris will be representing the people of District 7 on the Augusta Commission. More>>

Increased Speed Limit for Harlem-Grovetown Road

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People traveling on a popular road in the City of Harlem will now be able to travel faster, but there's a catch.The city of Harlem has approved an ordinance to raise the speed limit from 35 miles per hour to 45 miles per hour on Harlem-Grovetown Road from Oliver Hardy Court.But with the increased speed limit, public safety officers will now be able to use radar and issue speeding tickets.The new signs are set to go up in the beginning of November with a grace period of a few weeks with warnings. More>>

Turning Good Ideas Into Great Products And Services Video included

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In a world geared to technology, Georgia Regents University Augusta's second annual Innovation Summit is hosting two innovators who lead top high-tech companies. Chris McKinney, the Associate Vice President of Innovation Commercialization at GRU, explains that the goal of the summit is to help turn good ideas into great products and services.  More>>

Gino Vannelli: A Concert For A Cause Video included

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If you work at Television Park – if you know Jennie Montgomery – you have heard of Gino Vannelli. As a matter of fact, if you sit near her in the newsroom you even hear him singing frequently. It goes without saying that no one was more excited by the news that Gino is coming to Augusta than our beloved anchor, and Brad Means' TV wife, Jennie.  More>>

Suspect Sought In Laurel Oak Drive shooting

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The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is currently looking for Adrian Curry, 35, regarding the aggravated assault that occurred on Laurel Oak Drive on Saturday September 27th, 2014. If you have anyone information please contact the Richmond County Sheriff's Office at 706-821-1080 or the Criminal Investigation Division at 706-821-1020. Callers may remain anonymous.UPDATED ON 6: Shooting Victim's Name Released; Suspect's Name Not More>>

UPDATED ON 6: Shooting Victim's Name Released; Suspect's Name Not

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According to the Richmond County Sheriff's Office, deputies responded to the 4700 Block of Laural Oak Drive regarding an injured person.
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New Details In Edgefield County Mom's Disappearance Video included

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There are new leads in search for a missing Edgefield County mother Monday morning, but investigators tell us they cannot yet release details on the information. WJBF News Channel 6's Julie Parise has the story.
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UPDATE: Victim Identified; Man Airlifted To Hospital After Thomson I-20 Crash

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A man was airlifted to the hospital after an accident on I-20 Sunday night. 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>>

ONLY ON THE WEB: Segment 12, Just A Motion Away

GVFF #12: Gino Vannelli's Music in Summer Olympics Soundtrack

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Gino Vannelli is playing in Augusta 10/2/14... GVFF #12: Gino's music was featured in a soundtrack for the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta! More>>

ONLY ON THE WEB: Segment 11, A Little Bit of Judas

GVFF #11: Gino Vannelli's Guitarist... OR WJBF's George Eskola?

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Gino Vannelli is playing Augusta 10/2/14... GVFF #11: Gino's guitarist looks just like WJBF's George Eskola!



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ONLY ON THE WEB: Segment 9, None So Beautiful as the Brave

Gino #9:: Gino Vannelli's Patriot Day Tribute Video included

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Gino Vannelli is playing Augusta 10/2/14... #9 is his tribute to the men and women who have made the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom. More>>

Featuring Phillip Lee, Jr and comedian Mark Evans

Breast Cancer Awareness Month Starts with Gino Vannelli Concert for Miracle Mile Walk

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Breast Cancer Awareness month kicks off with a big concert for the Miracle Mile Walk... Gino Vannelli, featuring Phillip Lee, Jr. and Mark Evans, Thursday, 10/2 at the Columbia Co. Exhibition Center in Grovetown. More>>

1 On 1: Zumbathon for Breast Cancer Research Video included

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The Salvation Army Kroc Center Hosts the annual Party in Pink Zumbathon Charity Event to Promote Breast Cancer Prevention More>>

Crash Sends 7 People to Hospital

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An accident in Aiken County sent seven people to a hospital. More>>

Truck Filled With Produce Overturns on I-20

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One person is hurt after an accident on I-20 in Columbia County. More>>

UPDATED ON 6: Suspect Identified In Deadly Richmond County Shooting

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Richmond County Deputies are investigating a deadly shooting. More>>

Update on 6: Woman Killed In Edgefield County Accident Identified Video included

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A young woman is dead after a fiery accident on Highway 23 West at Dead Man's Curve in Edgefield County. More>>

GMA Saturday Headlines: September 27, 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>>

Jenkins County Man Missing For One Year Video included

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L.C. Burroughs has been missing for one year. His family is asking for any information leading to his whereabouts.
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Teen changes schools after photo surfaces of student in KKK mask Video included

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Zion Christian Academy is investigating after a photo of a white student wearing a handmade KKK mask surfaced amidst allegations a black student has been facing racism. More>>

Signaling Help: Sex Trafficking Gets Closer Look

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Sex trafficking may seem like an inner-city issue but it's not. That's the message Atlanta based anti-sex trafficking advocate Jeff Shaw shared with law-enforcement, church leaders and others in the Augusta area desiring to learn more about how they can save victims from a life of abuse. “Our dream is to have a safe home opened up here so that girls who are rescued in Augusta don't have to be transferred to Atlanta,” said Shaw, the Director of the Atlanta Dream Center. More>>

Gameday at USC Video included

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Students at USC spent Friday getting ready for a big day on campus— ESPN's GameDay live from the Horseshoe Saturday from 9 until noon.
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SAY WHAT? Some Say Ghost At Police Station Was Caught On Video

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A New Mexico police detective says he can't explain a ghostly figure captured on security camera video in a gated area of the police station...where there was no way in - or out. ABC News' Lara Spencer reports. More>>

BREAKING ON 6: Windsor Spring Elementary School Now On Soft Lockdown During Manhunt Video included

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Windsor Spring Elementary School and Meadowbrook Elementary School remain on "soft" lockdown after a manhunt in the area took place Friday.
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Columbia County Leaders Say They Are One Step Closer To Getting A Hospital

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Columbia County leaders say they are one step closer to getting a hospital.State health officials say the county will have to pay for 20 percent of the hospital's cost, though. More>>

Intermedix IRONMAN 70.3 Routes/Traffic Plan For This Weekend

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Organizers of the Intermedix IRONMAN® 70.3® Augusta announced information regarding the IRONMAN® route and traffic plan Tuesday morning. More>>

UPDATED ON 6: Alleged Burke County Attempted Abduction Was False Alarm

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An alleged attempted child abduction in Burke County Friday morning turned out to be a misunderstanding. More>>

Group To Meet Saturday Morning To Search For Missing Edgefield County Woman

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Plans are in the works to lead a search party Saturday morning to look for a missing Edgefield County woman. More>>

Case Of Tuberculosis Confirmed At Martinez Elementary School

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WJBF News Channel 6 has learned that a Martinez Elementary School student has tested positive for tuberculosis. More>>

BREAKING ON 6: Man Accused of Shooting, Killing Man At Columbia County Church Now Back In The CSRA

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WJBF News Channel 6 has learned that Daniel Robinson, who is accused of shooting and killing a man at a Columbia County Church in Augusta, has now been extradited back to Columbia County. More>>

Search Is On For Beech Island Home Invasion Suspect

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Law enforcement officers is Aiken County are looking for a suspect in a Friday morning home invasion in Beech Island. 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>>

Jimmy John's Says Customer Data Stolen: Local Stores Reportedly Not Hit

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Jimmy John's sandwich chain said Wednesday that it believes customers' credit card data was stolen from 216 of its shops between June and September. More>>

Suspected Meth Lab Busted

Mug shots of 45-year-old Jay Harland Briele and 39-year-old Charles Lee Pennington, Jr. They are facing several charges after a methamphetamine lab was discovered near Willis Foreman Elementary School Thursday afternoon (Courtesy: Richmond County Sheriff) Mug shots of 45-year-old Jay Harland Briele and 39-year-old Charles Lee Pennington, Jr. They are facing several charges after a methamphetamine lab was discovered near Willis Foreman Elementary School Thursday afternoon (Courtesy: Richmond County Sheriff)
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Two men are facing methamphetamine charges, after investigators say a lab was discovered Thursday afternoon.Jay Briele and Charles Pennington are both charged with manufacturing and trafficking meth, and doing so within 1000 feet of a school.Investigators found a working meth lab in the 24-hundred block of Willis-Foreman Road, just down the street from Willis-Foreman Elementary School.Authorities say they also found used meth labs on the site that had been dumped.That home has been condemned ... More>>

Former Senator Charles Walker To Be Released

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Former Georgia State Senator Charles Walker will have his freedom on Friday.According to the Federal Bureau of Prisons website, Walker will be released from federal custody.He was convicted in 2006 of mail fraud, tax evasion and criminal charges.He served the bulk of his time at a federal prison in Estill, South Carolina, and has been in a transitional facility since December. More>>

The CSRA Remembers Loved Ones Lost to Murder Video included

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In 2007, Congress named today, September 25th The National Day of Remembrance for Murder Victims. Many people right here in the CSRA are remembering lost loved ones tonight at an event outside of the Richmond County Sheriff's office. More>>

Husband Of Missing SC Woman Organizes Search Effort Video included

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There are no new leads Thursday in the case of Tammy Kingery, the missing woman from Edgefield County, investigators said. T More>>

City Starts Eviction Process For Marina Company

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The city of Augusta has started the process of eviction for the company that manages the riverfront marina. More>>

Grady Smith Talks Backroom Deal Allegations, District 7 Seat Video included

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Augusta city leaders are set to appoint an Interim District 7 Commissioner on Monday. News Channel 6's Mike Miller has the details.
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Jeep owner gets last laugh after Corvette driver's greedy parking job

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A New Jersey man got the last laugh on a Corvette driver who greedily took up two parking spots outside a Red Robin restaurant.Instead of parking in the back of the crowded parking lot, Kyle DeMattia, 20, pulled his mud-covered Jeep partially onto the sidewalk,
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UPDATED ON 6: Active Meth Lab Found Within Feet of Willis Foreman Elementary School

Mug shots of 45-year-old Jay Harland Briele and 39-year-old Charles Lee Pennington, Jr. They are facing several charges after a methamphetamine lab was discovered near Willis Foreman Elementary School Thursday afternoon (Courtesy: Richmond County Sheriff) Mug shots of 45-year-old Jay Harland Briele and 39-year-old Charles Lee Pennington, Jr. They are facing several charges after a methamphetamine lab was discovered near Willis Foreman Elementary School Thursday afternoon (Courtesy: Richmond County Sheriff)
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Richmond County Sheriff's Office Narcotics Division investigators discovered an active methamphetamine lab near Willis Foreman Elementary School around noon on Thursday. More>>

"GRUB for GRU" Taking Place Thursday

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The CSRA is invited to "GRUB for GRU" on Thursday, when local restaurants will contribute 10 percent of all pre-taxed food sales to Georgia Regents University. More>>

Xavier's Story: 4-Year Old Golf Phenom Beats The Odds

PHOTOS: 4-Year Old Golf Phenom, Xavier Perez, Beats The Odds Video included

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WJBF News Channel 6's Chris Kane has the story of a boy who was born 4 months early while his mother fought cervical cancer now becoming a 4-year-old golf phenom.
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UPDATED ON 6: Both Lanes Of Washington Road Near Knob Hill Farm Road Re-Opened

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WJBF News Channel 6 has learned that both lanes of Washington Road, between Knob Hill Farm Road and the G.B. “Dip” Lampkin Bridge over Euchee Creek have been re-opened.
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11-year-old rapper pens song to empower sister born with Down syndrome

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MattyB's latest song and music video is a play on Cyndi Lauper's hit song “True Colors” from the 1980s. He and his family wrote the song to empower his sister. More>>

NutraSweet to Stop Making Aspartame; Augusta Plant Affected

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NutraSweet says it will no longer make the artificial sweetener aspartame as a result of foreign competition, forcing a partial shutdown of its Augusta plant. More>>

Woman Accused Of Killing Georgia Mom To Steal Her Newborn

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A Tennessee woman was charged with murder after gunning down a northwest Georgia woman because she wanted the woman's newborn baby, a sheriff said. More>>

"The Dish" Host Ana Christina Marries Ryan Bowers

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On Sunday, September 21st, "The Dish" Host Ana Christina married Ryan Bowers in a beautiful, evening ceremony in Evans, GA. Congratulations to the happy couple! Ana Christina Bowers hosts "The Dish" every Friday at 12:30 PM on WJBF News Channel 6. More>>

VIDEO: Former SC Trooper Charged in Shooting of Unarmed Man Video included

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A South Carolina court has released dash cam video in a trooper-involved shooting earlier this month. 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>>

UPDATED: Suspect Considered Armed & Dangerous in Morning Dr. Shooting

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Investigators are looking for Sedrick Williams. He is considered armed and dangerous.. More>>

Fall Harvest Ball for Special Needs Families Oct. 4th

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Augusta Elk Lodge #205 is  hosting a Fall Harvest Ball Saturday, October 4th for special needs students. Contact Patrisia Miller 706-726-2070 for more information. More>>

Barrow Claims Allen Backed Out of 1st Debate Then Switched Mind Video included

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The 12th District Congressional race is heating up with a little more than a month left before the general election. Both candidates engaged in an email based media battle stating the other is wrong about how this Saturday's debate initially was scheduled. While John Barrow said Rick Allen was unwilling to talk with voters in the Augusta area, Allen contends that never happened.
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New Airplane Jobs For S.C.

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Boeing is bringing hundreds of new jobs to South Carolina. The Post and Courier of Charleston reports the aerospace company has leased a 100,000-square-foot building in North Charleston for a new research center that will employ as many as 400 people. Boeing's Research and Technology Center-South Carolina will open later this year and focus on advanced manufacturing technology and technology to make fuselages of composite materials. The building is near another facility that makes cabin parts... More>>

SC Announces New Plan to Reduce Obesity

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With two out of three South Carolina adults being overweight or clinically obese, officials announced a new statewide “Obesity Action Plan” Wednesday. More>>

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In Jefferson County, Georgia, there have been reports of two attempted child abductions in the past couple of weeks. News Channel 6's Mike Miller has the details. More>>

NASA says a newly-discovered asteroid will pass "very close" to earth this weekend.

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Starbucks is brewing up a couple new store designs...in December, Starbucks plans to unveil stores selling only limited brands of specialized coffee, under the trademark 'reserve.' Starting next year in new york, Starbucks will open its first express store to draw customers who prefer the drive-thru style of service.Seeing eye dogs are pretty common...but it's unusual to hear of a blind dog.A doctor in Houston is helping canines with cataracts by restoring their site. She is performing catara... More>>

Largest Dinosaur

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Paleontologists may have discovered the largest dinosaur to *ever* walk the face of the earth!Fossils uncovered in argentina have been identified as a new species -- called "dreadnoughtus" (dread-not-us).Scientists estimate this beast was 85 feet long and weight about 65 tons!A researcher says nearly 70 percent of the dreadnoughtus skeleton was intact -- making it one of the best-preserved large dinos *ever* found! More>>

Updated on Six: Owner Surrenders Dogs After Cat Attack

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News Channel 6 has an update on a story about one local couple who was concerned about a pack of dogs they say killed their cat.Since the story aired on Sunday, the dog owners have decided to surrender five of their dogs to the McDuffie County Animal Shelter. The owner will keep two of the smaller dogs indoors and will only be able to let them outside with leashes. The Sheriff's Office has to respond to these calls, b... More>>

District Attorney Will Not Seek Death Penalty For Georgia Father Accused In Son's Hot Vehicle Death

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A Georgia man accused of leaving his toddler son to die inside a hot car will not face the death penalty, a prosecutor said Wednesday. More>>

Golden Apple: Pamela Echols

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Miss Echols was trying to enjoy her lunch period when we popped in.The Copeland crowd went wild when they found out one of their favorites was a Golden Apple winner."Overwhelmed," she said when asked to describe the ovation. "A lot of them are 3rd, 4th, and 5th graders that I"ve talked. Overwhelmed. you know I may be mean and fussy sometimes but they really do love Miss Echols after all."Pamela Echols just following a family tradition."My mother was a teacher," she said. "There's a lot of tea... More>>

GM Recalls 221,558 Sedans For Fire Risk

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General Motors is recalling 221,558 Cadillac XTS and Chevrolet Impala sedans because the brake pads can stay partially engaged even when they're not needed, increasing the risk of a fire. More>>

Quick Cooking w/Karen Calloway: Thai Fish Cakes

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Sunday summers are when I'll often spend the afternoon making a multi-course ethnic meal. Italian, Greek and Indian are often on the menu, but this week's recipe is one I serve when the menu is Thai.
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Growing Trend Of Teens Concocting "Dirty Sprite" Can Be Deadly

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We have a warning for parents about a drug cocktail growing in popularity among teens. The cocktail is called a "Dirty Sprite" or "Lean", among other names. More>>

PHOTOS: Facebook Photo Of Rattlesnake On Gas Pump Going Viral

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Gas prices in the country might now be under $3 in some places, but watch out before rushing to grab the gas nozzle to fill up. 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>>

Citizens Get Answers At Warrenton Town Hall Video included

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Warrenton leaders took the first step in addressing the community's outrage to a police officer's volatile Facebook post. Mayor George Ivery organized a town hall meeting with concerned citizens, law enforcement and city officials. The meeting was in response to Adam Harper's controversial Facebook post in support of the killing of Michael Brown by a police officer in a suburb of St. Louis, MO. The post included strong statements and curse words.
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Comedian Joan Rivers dead at 81

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Comedienne Joan Rivers has died at the age of 81. Her daughter, Melissa says her mother died peacefully this afternoon in New York less than a week after having a heart attack during a procedure on her vocal chords. Marci Gonzalez looks back at her career.She was known as the queen of the barbed one-liners. Joan Rivers' brought her unique brand of controversial comedy to the worldfor nearly 50 years and - no one was safe from her zings -Rivers, "first of all this dress has more creases than m... More>>

VIDEO: Watch the iPhone 6 get destroyed

Do you have your new iPhone 6 yet? Have you thrown it in the blender already? Perhaps dipped it in a dish of liquid nitrogen? Didn't think so. But that's OK because Richard Ryan is on a quest to see how tough the newest Apple products really are. More>>

Bucket Bear

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A Pennsylvania man turned life's lemons into a lot of good lemon-AID. Phil Laboon was supposed to get married this weekend - but he and his fiancee split up. Instead of cancelling the reception, Laboon hosted it to benefit Surgicorps -- a program from Pittsburgh that treats children in developing countries. The final total raised at the event is still being tallied. Doctors plan to use the money to fund a trip Africa later this month.The case of the 'bucket Bear' has been solved. This male be... More>>

10 month old ALS ice bucket challenge

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If you haven't heard about this game yet, listen up... A high school baseball game in Japan lasted 50 -- yes, Five-zero -- innings over four days.The two teams were tied at zero for 49 innings before one of them finally scored three runs for the win.There were breaks in the game --- hence why it took four days to complete.Over that span --- the winning pitcher ended up throwing 709 pitches.He said after the game that it was physically the hardest thing he has ever done.One ALS ice bucket chal... More>>

Michael Sam and the Dallas Cowboys

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Many people know the dangers of texting while driving -- but they do it anyway.A Colorado woman is lucky to be alive after she was in a serious accident while texting....although its a little pain in the behind.She slammed into a guardrail pole. it went through the front light of her truck piercing her in the buttocks and continuing through the seat behind her.Firefighters were able to get her out of the car and she was rushed to the hospital for emergency surgery.Nominations are out for this... More>>

Aiken City Council Discusses Prompt Care Center, Feral Cats

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The Aiken City Council discussed two topics important to city residents Monday evening concerning a new prompt care center and feral cats.
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Fleming Named to Steering Committee on the Future of Independent Liberal Arts Colleges

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President Betsy Fleming of Converse College has been named to a new steering committee of college and university presidents that will assess the future of independent colleges.
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Ice Storm Damage Causes Local Haunted House to Close

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One local business is facing a scary situation after the ice storm. The ghouls, goblins and ghosts of Nightmare Plantation will stay hidden this year. Those looking forward to your annual fright in the month of October won't be the only ones disappointed by the closing.The owners of Nightmare Plantation in Grovetown aren't putting a haunt together this year because of ice storm damage. Profits from the haunt go to loc... More>>

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Fans say the Elbert County Comprehensive High School band was turned away at the Laney game Friday night and told to pay to get in, despite the football team playing that night.

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Gander Mountain Store Holds Soft Opening In Columbia County Video included

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A new sporting goods and outdoors store opened in Columbia County Tuesday morning. Our Julie Parise was there for the ribbon cutting, and she has more on this new retail outlet. More>>

UPDATED ON 6: Georgia Mother Dies While Protecting Her 6-Month-Old Baby

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A Georgia mother is being called a hero by her family after she died while shielding her six-month-old daughter from being shot. More>>

Understanding The Mission Of ISIS Video included

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ISIS, ISIL, the Islamic State… They are prevalent terms used on the evening news, but how much do you really know about them? In the media we're frequently asked what they are, but, despite talking about the topics daily, we admittedly don't fully understand it ourselves. More>>

Suspect Arrested In Connection To 2nd Avenue Shooting Death

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A suspect in an early Friday morning shooting, in which the victim later died, has now been arrested. 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>>

25th Anniversary of Hurricane Hugo: Memories from Upstate Survivors Video included

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It's been 25 years since Hurricane Hugo slammed into South Carolina, causing damage across the state.
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Family Friend Defends Mother of Child who Died in Hot Car Video included

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A close friend is speaking in defense of  Leanna and Justin Ross Harris, saying Leanna had nothing to do with her son's death in her husband's hot car in June.
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Sen. Saxby Chambliss: US Airstrikes in Syria

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US Sen. Saxby Chambliss, (R-Ga) releases statement regarding airstrikes launched Monday by the U.S. military and allied forces against Islamic State targets in Syria. More>>

West Augusta Alliance Demands Public Hearing for Dist. 7 Seat Video included

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Augusta Mayor-elect Hardie Davis and a few county commissioners took notes as members of the West Augusta Alliance voice concerns about process for filling the District 7 commission seat. The alliance is made up of districts 3, 7 and 10. District 7 has been without a voice on the commission since Donnie Smith resigned two weeks ago. The residents demanded a public hearing happen before the nine commissioners vote on who will temporarily work as their colleague in the District 7 seat.
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Chamber Pushing For Tax For Better Roads

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The president of the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce says his group will push for a one-cent increase in the state gas tax over the next 10 years. Otis Rawl on Monday told a business group pushing to improve the state's roads that he thinks South Carolina's leaders have talked enough about poorly maintained roads and bridges and it is time for action. Rawl told the South Carolina Alliance to Fix Our Roads that a poll of Republican voters shows a majority would support the gas tax increase ... More>>

Man Gets Jail Time: Accused of Videotaping Women In Restrooms

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The Cobb County district attorney says a man is going to prison for secretly videotaping women in restrooms at two of his salons. District Attorney Vic Reynolds said in an emailed statement Monday that a judge ruled 56-year-old Mark Allan Storch must serve five years in prison. The remaining 15 years of his 20-year sentence are to be served on probation. The judge ruled that, during his probation, Storch can't have any type of video recording device, including a smartphone. Reynolds said Stor... More>>

Jennie Montgomery goes behind the scenes with the DWTS couple

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WJBF's Jennie Montgomery goes behind-the-scenes as the DWTS duo, Tommy Chong and Peta Murgatroyd, rehearse in Augusta.
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Will Your Life Insurance Policy Provide Enough For Your Family? Video included

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September is Life Insurance Awareness Month. The month is used to raise awareness among consumers about the need for life insurance. Americans by and large aren't saving much money and many households are still riddled with debt. Many see the value in life insurance but less than half have individual life insurance policies, leaving their families exposed in the event of tragedy. More>>

Long After The Spotlight Fades On Domestic Violence The Abuse Continues Video included

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They are startling numbers. 1 in 4 women is a victim of domestic violence. Georgia ranks number 1 when it comes to cases of teen dating violence. According to researchers, 1 in 5 admitted that he has hit, slapped, kicked, or otherwise attacked a wife or girlfriend.
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Author of New NCAA Sexual Violence Handbook Speaks to Student-Athletes

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The NCAA released a new handbook to help administrators and student-athletes deal with sexual and interpersonal violence. This comes in the wake of the NFL's cases and the President's new campaign to fight campus sexual assault. The NCAA's new handbook offers strategies for education for all student-athletes, coaches and staff about sexual violence prevention, intervention and response. The policy is to be used as a w... More>>

Charges Against Suspect Accused Of Deadly Shooting At Columbia County Church Dropped In Florida

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WJBF News Channel 6 has learned that the charges against a man who is accused of shooting and killing a man at a Columbia County Church have been dropped in Florida. More>>

SAY WHAT? Alaska TV Reporter Quits On Air To Promote Pot

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A reporter for an Alaska TV station revealed on the air that she owns a medical marijuana business and was quitting her job to advocate for the drug. More>>

RAW VIDEO: Tommy Chong Talks To WJBF's Jennie Montgomery While In Augusta

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Tommy Chong, of "Cheech and Chong" fame was in Augusta last week to perform at the Bell Auditorium with "Cheech" Marin. More>>

Mars recalling movie theater size M&Ms boxes for undeclared peanut butter

Candy maker Mars Chocolate North America is voluntarily recalling some of its M&Ms movie theater size boxes nationwide because of undeclared peanut butter. More>>

UPDATED ON 6: Car Found In South Augusta Pond Video included

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WJBF News Channel 6 has learned the Richmond County Dive Team has found a car that reportedly went off into the water at a south Augusta pond Monday morning. More>>

2nd Case of West Nile Confirmed in Richmond County

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A second case of West Nile Virus has been confirmed in Richmond County.The virus is most commonly transmitted from mosquito to human. According to the CDC, most people who become infected do not develop symptoms. Less than one percent develops a serious neurological illness. Right now, there is no medicine to treat nor vaccines to prevent West Nile.In the two cases confirmed in Richmond County, both patients, a male a... More>>

Person of Interest in Aiken County bank fraud

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The North Augusta Department of Public Safety needs your help in identifying the female in this photograph.
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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>>

Aiken Man's Family Business Destroyed By Fire

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A Sunday afternoon fire burned down an Aiken man's family business. More>>

Cat Attack Raises Questions About County Animal Control

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A neighborhood in McDuffie County isdealing with what they say is a pack of stray, vicious dogs.One couple said their cat was attacked and killed bytheir neighbor'sdogs. They say the county has no animal control, and the McDuffie County Sheriff's Office is not responding properly. The couple fears the wild dogs could strike again, to another one of their pets or even a child."I saw six dogs literally tearing my cat li... More>>

Free Yoga Until 4 o'clock In Augusta

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It's national yoga month and a group of people came together to celebrate at Pendleton King Park in Augusta. All varieties and all levels of yoga were available. There was also chair yoga for those who had challenges getting to the ground. The event today was free, but the Yoga Center accepted donations for Pendleton King Park Foundation, which manages and supports the park by keeping the disc golf course open. Cindy O'Brien says, “Today we're celebrating national yoga month and the Yoga Cent... More>>

1 On 1: Preventing Human Trafficking Video included

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 First Presbyterian Church is holding a Human Trafficking Prevention Event Friday, September 26, 2014 from 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. More>>

Update on 6: Missing Columbia County Woman Found Dead of Apparent Suicide Video included

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Columbia County deputies need your help finding a missing woman More>>

GMA Sunday Headlines: September 21, 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>>

Richmond County Deputies Searching For Hit And Run Suspect Video included

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Richmond County deputies are looking for a hit and run suspect after a high speed chase that started in Jefferson County. More>>

Edgefield County Deputies Search for Missing Woman Video included

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Edgefield County sheriff's deputies are searching for a missing woman they say is in danger. More>>

Grovetown Man Dies In Beech Island Crash Video included

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A Grovetown, Georgia man is dead after an accident in Beech Island, South Carolina. More>>

2nd Case of West Nile in Richmond County

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WJBF News Channel 6 has just confirmed the second case of the West Nile virus for Richmond County. More>>

Boil Water Advisory for Aiken Neighborhood

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The City of Aiken Engineering and Utilities Department has issued a “Boil Water Advisory” for Bonnieview Estates neighborhood and residences located on Whiskey Road between Sharyn Lane and Shannon Lane. More>>

1 On 1: Heart Attack and Stroke Prevention Video included

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According to the CDC, about 600,000 people die of heart disease in the United States every year More>>

GMA Saturday Headlines: September 20, 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>>

New Drug Saves Man with Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma Video included

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Blood cancer has been known to claim the lives of its victims for several years, but with the help of a special drug a local man has prevailed. The last 14 years could have played out differently for Dean Beasley after doctors told him he had cancer. Instead, he continues to live and he's this year's Light the Night Honored Hero. “Either I'm not going to be able to walk or I'm going to die,” Beasley said when he first found out that he had cancer.
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New Dog For Law Enforcement

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The Aiken Department of Public Safety is receiving some help to purchase and train a new narcotics canine.The department received a grant from Pittsburgh Steelers Super Bowl Quarterback, Ben Roethlisberger's non-profit organization. The Roethlisberger Foundation invited police and fire departments across the country to submit proposals. The Ben Roethlisberger Foundation will be distributing grants to K-9 units of police and fire departments throughout the NFL season. More>>

POW-MIA Day

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The nation is remembering prisoners of war and those who went missing in action.A local P-O-W/M-I-A ceremony was held at Fort Gordon Friday morning.The national observance day has been held since 1979. Several veterans groups placed wreaths at the POW monument on post at today's services.More than 83-thousand Americans serving overseas are unaccounted for since World War two. 73-thousand of those were from World War two. More>>

"Lights of the South" Owner Unveils Water Park Plans Video included

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The owner of "Lights of the South" in Columbia County is developing a water park that he wants to open next Summer. News Channel 6's Mike Miller has the story.
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"Out There...Somewhere": Disc Golf Is Good Work If You Can Get It

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As the old song goes, "Doctor, Lawyer, Indian Chief..." So, what do you do to make a living? How about, "I've turned pro on the disc golf tour?" It's "Out There...Somewhere" with WJBF News Channel 6's George Eskola. More>>

Augusta Commissioner Wants Mayor Pro-Tem Job, But Says No Deals Went Down

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It's been 11 days since Donnie Smith resigned from the Augusta Commission. Still, no replacement has been named, but those involved in selecting a new member say no deals are going down. More>>

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The Columbia County school board sent out letter Friday afternoon, to students and teachers who had close contact with a student who might have Tuberculosis. The disease is highly contagious. The student has been removed from Martinez Elementary school.

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BREAKING ON 6: Earthquake Strikes Aiken County

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WJBF News Channel 6 has learned an earthquake shook parts of Aiken County near the New Ellenton area Friday afternoon.According to the U.S. Geological Society (USGS) website, the 2.6 magnitude quake struck at 4:38 p.m. about 5 kilometers West of New Ellenton.We will continue to follow this breaking story and provide the latest information as it becomes available. More>>

UPDATED ON 6: Water Park Coming To Columbia County

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WJBF News Channel 6 has confirmed that a water park is coming to Columbia County. More>>

Say What? Television Park Newsroom Time Lapse Video

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Have you ever wondered what goes on in a busy newsroom during the day. Take a look at time lapse video of about two hours in the Television Park newsroom.
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"Ghosts Of The Brickyard" Chronicles Thomson Bulldogs Football History

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Thomson Assistant Football Coach John Barnett recently released a book, "Ghosts Of The Brickyard". The book chronicles the history of Thomson Football. Coach Barnett joined WJBF's Chris Kane on a recent noon show to discuss the book and his passion for Thomson football.To order Ghosts Of The Brickyard:Call: 706-339-5576Email: B122792@comcast.net More>>

Augusta Shooting Victim Dies

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The victim of an early morning shooting in Augusta is dead.The incident happened on the 1900 block of 2nd Avenue in Augusta shortly before 5:00 Friday morning.When Richmond County Deputies arrived on the scene, they found a man with gunshot wound to the stomach. He was taken to Georgia Regents Medical Center. According to Deputy Coroner Mark Bowen, the name of the victim is expected to be released soon. The investigation is in the early stages. No word yet from the Sheriff's Office on a motiv... More>>

Aiken County School Bus Involved in Accident

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The South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating an accident involving a school bus.It happened shortly after 7:30 Friday morning on Hillview Circle at Sassafras Road.Deputies with the Aiken County Sheriff's Office also responded to the scene.No injuries reported. More>>

Columbia County Student Being Tested For TB

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A Columbia County Student is being tested for Tuberculosis.School Superintendent, Dr. Sandra Carraway says a fourth grader at Martinez Elementary showed signs of TB near the end of the school day on Thursday.The student, a boy is not in class today.Any child or staff member at Martinez Elementary who may have come in contact with the child, will have an opportunity to be tested for Tuberculosis on Wednesday September, 24. Nurses with the Department of Public Health will be at the school admin... More>>

Controversial Facebook Post Makes Warrenton Officer Quit, Citizens React Video included

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The citizens of Warrenton are reacting to the resignation of the police officer under investigation for a volatile Facebook post. Warrenton Police Chief Ron Sellers said city leaders and the department were in the middle of an investigation into Adam Harper's outspoken social media post on the killing of Michael Brown when he walked into his office Thursday morning to submit his resignation letter. More>>

Huge State Pension Fund Gets Bigger

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The director of the agency that invests South Carolina's pension portfolio says investments earned $4 billion last fiscal year, pushing the fund's worth to nearly $30 billion. Retirement System Investment Commission Director Michael Hitchcock told a Senate panel Thursday that amounted to a 15.3 percent rate of return for the fiscal year ending June 30, after all management fees were paid. That's more than double the 7.5 percent annual return set by state lawmakers as what's needed to keep the... More>>

Salmonella Trial Continues

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A jury has resumed deliberations in the trial of the owner of a Georgia peanut plant charged in a salmonella outbreak five years ago. Jurors returned Thursday morning to the federal courthouse in Albany to continue weighing evidence against former Peanut Corporation of America owner Stewart Parnell. Two others also were charged in the outbreak that sickened 714 people and was linked to nine deaths. Parnell and his brother, Michael Parnell, are charged with knowingly shipping tainted peanut b... More>>

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Downtown parking is up for discussion once again, but this time around, city officials want to revise a city ordinance to make sure that the two-hour parking limit is enforced.
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Two Students Arrested After Possessing Handguns At Butler High School

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Two students at George P. Butler Comprehensive High School have been arrested after an investigation found that they possessed handguns at the school. More>>

SCE&G Responds to Complaints of Ruined Trees Video included

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SCE&G has received complaints from customers about their trees being cut down or ruined. News Channel 6 spoke with one of those customers last week. This time we took her questions to a spokesperson with South Carolina Electric and Gas to see why they do what they do.

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UPDATED ON 6: Motion To Reconsider Project Jackson Lawsuit Denied

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WJBF News Channel 6 has learned that the appeal of the ruling on a Project Jackson lawsuit filed by River Club homeowner Steven Donahue has been denied. More>>

New North Augusta Wal-Mart Store Nearing Grand Opening

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The new Wal-Mart store in North Augusta, scheduled to open this fall, moves closer to completion as associates now begin stocking shelves in preparation for its grand opening. More>>

Jefferson County American Legion House Donates To Fisher House At Fort Gordon

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American Legion Post 56, in Jefferson County, has made a donation to the Fisher House at Fort Gordon. More>>

House Fire On Shannon Lane In Aiken County

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Fire officials in Aiken are trying to find out what sparked an early Thursday morning on Shannon Lane. More>>

Georgia Avenue in North Augusta Has Reopened

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Georgia Avenue in North Augusta is back open, after an accident closed part of the roadway early Thursday morning. 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>>

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SC is ranked second-worst in the country for the rate of women killed by men. The state House Criminal Domestic Violence Reform Committee met to look for solutions. More>>

Beanie Babies creator's sentence debated in court

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Federal prosecutors seeking to put the billionaire creator of Beanie Babies in prison for hiding millions in Swiss bank accounts told appellate court judges Wednesday that the toymaker's sentence of probation threatens... More>>

Former Ft. Gordon Soldier Remembered by Strides in Life Video included

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The Department of Defense announced a former Fort Gordon soldier has been killed in action in Afghanistan. The DoD stated in a press release that Major Michael Donahue was one of two soldiers killed when a Taliban suicide bomber detonated his car bomb next to an international military convoy. He was originally from Columbus, OH and currently assigned to Fort Bragg in North Carolina.
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Drought Returns to S.C.

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The South Carolina Drought Response Committee says low river flows in nine counties west and south of Columbia have led them to declare drought has returned to the state. The committee voted Tuesday to classify Aiken, Allendale, Bamberg, Barnwell, Colleton, Edgefield, Hampton, Lexington and Orangeburg counties in an incipient drought, which is the least severe of the panel's four drought levels. The Department of Natural Resources says flows in the Edisto and Salkehatchie river basins have be... More>>

Back To School Supplies Include Drug Tests

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The Atlanta Medical Center is giving parents take-home drug tests as part of a back-to-school substance abuse prevention program. The medical system is distributing free drug tests at its Atlanta campus Wednesday and at its facility in East Point on Thursday. Organizers say both giveaways are scheduled for 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. The tests are being distributed as part of a partnership with notMYKid, a national nonprofit looking to encourage parents teach children the dangers of illegal drugs, amon... More>>

4 year old expelled because of mothers Facebook post

What's trending at 5:30, Thursday, August 28th & Conversation at WJBF.com Video included

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Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie are finally married!!The couple tied the knot Saturday in france in a private ceremony.They've been together for nine years. got engaged in 2012 and share six children together.The owners of "nice guys pizza" dropped the f-bomb on their front door.In bold white letters you can see the days of the week they're open.They're closed on Monday's, but decided to use more colorful language to let customers know.The city code for signage prohibits obscene signs.A city spo... More>>

5 year old sent home from school because hair was too long

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Prayer may not be allowed in many schools across the country but one woman is finding a way around that.This Louisiana woman calls this bus stop church - she goes to school bus stops every day and and prays with the kids.When she was a kid, she was raped -- now, she tells the kids how important it is to go to someone if bad things like that are happening in their community.She says there is too much violence among youth and adults should help create a better environment. One Texas student was... More>>

World's biggest vinyl records collection

What's Trending at 5:30, Wednesday, August 27th & Conversation

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Yesterday, we told you about a little boy who found an ancient arrow head. Tonight, a farmer and his son uncovered a part of a mammoth skeleton that is believed to be tens of thousands of years old. The father says he stumbled on the skeleton on his property in Ellis County, which is south of Dallas. Paleontologists and volunteers will use the new few weeks to uncover the entire skeleton of the 9-foot Columbian mammoth.One millionaire music enthusiast in Brazil has built the world's biggest c... More>>

66th annual Emmy Awards

What's trending at 5:30 on Tuesday, August 26th & Conversation

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A 10 year old boy found an ancient arrowhead while vacationing with his family at the New Jersey shore. According to an expert with the New Jersey Bureau of Archaeology, the arrowhead could be between 8 thousand to 11 thousand years old. The 10 year old says that he plans on holding on to the treasure for a little while before he donates it.A renegade bee tried to cause some problems on the tennis court. During the U-S Open, it seems that this lone bee kept interrupting Kimko Date-Krumm and V... More>>

Paine College Has Nothing to Hide, Says Administration Video included

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One day after Dr. George Bradley's resignation, questions are being answered by Paine College administration. More>>

Monetta Magistrate Office Stays Open; More Unanswered Questions

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People in the town of Monetta, South Carolina are breathing a sigh of relief after their local magistrate's office almost got the boot. The Aiken County Judicial and Public Safety Committee has been pushing the recommendation for a month. After deliberation at the council meeting on Tuesday, members decided to unanimously vote against the closing. But this isn't the last battle Monetta is going to fight when it comes ... More>>

Aiken Public Safety seeking man for Felony DUI

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The Aiken Department of Public Safety is asking for your assistance in locating 21-year-old Dustin Tre Munoz, of Aiken, South Carolina. More>>

DEVELOPING ON 6: Former Fort Gordon Soldier Dies In Afghanistan

Photo of Major Michael Donahue, who has been confirmed to have been killed in Afghanistan (Courtesy: U.S. Department of Defense) Photo of Major Michael Donahue, who has been confirmed to have been killed in Afghanistan (Courtesy: U.S. Department of Defense)
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Wednesday, the U.S. Department of Defense announced the death of a soldier and a civilian contractor who were supporting Operation Enduring Freedom. More>>

Parents say they were not Alerted About Gas Leak Suspicions Video included

Warren Road Elementary students evacuated the school wednesday morning. Warren Road Elementary students evacuated the school wednesday morning.
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Students were evacuated from Warren Road Elementary school Wednesday morning. Parents say they weren't notified until after the kids were let back in the school.

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2013 Monitoring Report States SRS Environmentally Safe

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According to the 2013 Savannah River Site Environmental Report, the complex and its surrounding land is environmentally safe.
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  • ONLY ON THE WEB: Segment 13, Black Cars

    GVFF #13- Pack Your Peepers for a Concert Prop

    GVFF #13- Pack Your Peepers for a Concert Prop

    Wednesday, October 1 2014 12:49 AM EDT2014-10-01 04:49:49 GMT
    Gino Vannelli plays the Columbia County Exhibition Center on 10/2/14... GVFF #13- Pack your peepers for a concert prop!
    Gino Vannelli plays the Columbia County Exhibition Center on 10/2/14... GVFF #13- Pack your peepers for a concert prop!
  • One Person Shot On Georgia Avenue; Investigation Underway

    One Person Shot On Georgia Avenue; Investigation Underway

    Tuesday, September 30 2014 11:54 PM EDT2014-10-01 03:54:04 GMT
    Shooting Investigation graphicShooting Investigation graphic
    The North Augusta Department of Public Safety is investigating a shooting that occurred around 9:30 p.m. on Tuesday on the 1500 block of Georgia Avenue. One person has been confirmed shot but details on their condition are limited at this time. We will bring you more information as it arrives to our newsroom.
    The North Augusta Department of Public Safety is investigating a shooting that occurred around 9:30 p.m. on Tuesday on the 1500 block of Georgia Avenue. One person has been confirmed shot but details on their condition are limited at this time. We will bring you more information as it arrives to our newsroom.
  • Wreck on Interstate

    Wreck on Interstate

    Tuesday, September 30 2014 11:35 PM EDT2014-10-01 03:35:13 GMT
    News Channel 6 is on the scene of a crash on Interstate 20. It happened just after 9pm Tuesday on I-20 East. There is one overturned car near mile marker 194. More information as it comes in and on Good Morning Augusta.
    News Channel 6 is on the scene of a crash on Interstate 20. It happened just after 9pm Tuesday on I-20 East. There is one overturned car near mile marker 194. More information as it comes in and on Good Morning Augusta.
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  • SLED: Man Sold Concealed Weapons Permits With No Training

    SLED: Man Sold Concealed Weapons Permits With No Training

    Wednesday, October 1 2014 12:06 AM EDT2014-10-01 04:06:33 GMT
    SLED has arrested 30-year-old Andrew Gajadhar for allegedly selling concealed weapons permits without required training. SLED is also revoking the more than 350 permits he's accused of selling.
    SLED has arrested 30-year-old Andrew Gajadhar for allegedly selling concealed weapons permits without required training. SLED is also revoking the more than 350 permits he's accused of selling.
  • Trailer Among W. Augusta Thefts

    Trailer Among W. Augusta Thefts

    Tuesday, September 30 2014 11:14 PM EDT2014-10-01 03:14:06 GMT
    Homeowners are reporting several break-ins and thefts on the West Side of Augusta. One family is speaking out because they want some answers. There have been thefts from cars and even home invasions in the community off Walton Way. Gail Patty recently reported an unusual theft in a very common way. “It was ours and it wasn't his and he took it,” she said. Gail Patty spent some time away from home with her husband and grandchildren Sunday, September 21.
    Homeowners are reporting several break-ins and thefts on the West Side of Augusta. One family is speaking out because they want some answers. There have been thefts from cars and even home invasions in the community off Walton Way. Gail Patty recently reported an unusual theft in a very common way. “It was ours and it wasn't his and he took it,” she said. Gail Patty spent some time away from home with her husband and grandchildren Sunday, September 21.
  • Bikefest Bickering

    Bikefest Bickering

    Tuesday, September 30 2014 9:16 PM EDT2014-10-01 01:16:44 GMT
    The SC House Criminal Domestic Violence Reform Committee met Wed. at the StatehouseThe SC House Criminal Domestic Violence Reform Committee met Wed. at the Statehouse
    There is disagreement along the Grand Strand over a proposed driving loop to control biker traffic during the Atlantic Beach Bikefest next Memorial Day. Following a rash of violence this year that left three dead, Myrtle Beach is proposing a 40-mile, one-way traffic loop to keep bikers from causing traffic congestion. But area media outlets report Horry County Council Chairman Mark Lazarus on Monday proposed a shorter 9-mile loop during the weekend that attracts thousands of bikers. Lazarus s...
    There is disagreement along the Grand Strand over a proposed driving loop to control biker traffic during the Atlantic Beach Bikefest next Memorial Day. Following a rash of violence this year that left three dead, Myrtle Beach is proposing a 40-mile, one-way traffic loop to keep bikers from causing traffic congestion. But area media outlets report Horry County Council Chairman Mark Lazarus on Monday proposed a shorter 9-mile loop during the weekend that attracts thousands of bikers. Lazarus s...
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  • One Person Shot On Georgia Avenue; Investigation Underway

    One Person Shot On Georgia Avenue; Investigation Underway

    Tuesday, September 30 2014 11:54 PM EDT2014-10-01 03:54:04 GMT
    Shooting Investigation graphicShooting Investigation graphic
    The North Augusta Department of Public Safety is investigating a shooting that occurred around 9:30 p.m. on Tuesday on the 1500 block of Georgia Avenue. One person has been confirmed shot but details on their condition are limited at this time. We will bring you more information as it arrives to our newsroom.
    The North Augusta Department of Public Safety is investigating a shooting that occurred around 9:30 p.m. on Tuesday on the 1500 block of Georgia Avenue. One person has been confirmed shot but details on their condition are limited at this time. We will bring you more information as it arrives to our newsroom.
  • Body Found In Augusta Identified 14 Years Later

    Body Found In Augusta Identified 14 Years Later

    Tuesday, September 30 2014 4:21 PM EDT2014-09-30 20:21:40 GMT
    Photo of Weshme Louissaint, as he would have appeared at the time of his death in 2000. (Courtesy: Richmond County Sheriff's Office)Photo of Weshme Louissaint, as he would have appeared at the time of his death in 2000. (Courtesy: Richmond County Sheriff's Office)
    The Richmond County Coroner's Office has confirmed the identity of a person found dead in Augusta on February 6, 2000.
    The Richmond County Coroner's Office has confirmed the identity of a person found dead in Augusta on February 6, 2000.
  • Woman Wanted For Check Forgery In Richmond County

    Woman Wanted For Check Forgery In Richmond County

    Monday, September 29 2014 4:59 PM EDT2014-09-29 20:59:31 GMT
    Mug shot of Beverly Marie Moore, who is wanted for allegedly trying to pass a forged check in Richmond CountyMug shot of Beverly Marie Moore, who is wanted for allegedly trying to pass a forged check in Richmond County
    The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is asking the public's assistance in locating a woman who is wanted for allegedly presenting a forged check.
    The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is asking the public's assistance in locating a woman who is wanted for allegedly presenting a forged check.
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  • BREAKING ON 6: Gas Leak Reported In Columbia County Subdivision

    BREAKING ON 6: Gas Leak Reported In Columbia County Subdivision

    Wednesday, October 1 2014 12:55 AM EDT2014-10-01 04:55:19 GMT
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    WJBF News Channel 6 has learned that a contractor has hit a main gas line in a Columbia County subdivision, causing a gas leak.
    WJBF News Channel 6 has learned that a contractor has hit a main gas line in a Columbia County subdivision, causing a gas leak.
  • SLED: Man Sold Concealed Weapons Permits With No Training

    SLED: Man Sold Concealed Weapons Permits With No Training

    Wednesday, October 1 2014 12:06 AM EDT2014-10-01 04:06:33 GMT
    SLED has arrested 30-year-old Andrew Gajadhar for allegedly selling concealed weapons permits without required training. SLED is also revoking the more than 350 permits he's accused of selling.
    SLED has arrested 30-year-old Andrew Gajadhar for allegedly selling concealed weapons permits without required training. SLED is also revoking the more than 350 permits he's accused of selling.
  • UPDATED ON 6: TGI Fridays Issues Statement Concerning Augusta Location's Closing

    UPDATED ON 6: TGI Fridays Issues Statement Concerning Augusta Location's Closing

    Tuesday, September 30 2014 4:38 PM EDT2014-09-30 20:38:46 GMT
    Employees said they showed up to work only to find out TGI Fridays Augusta closed its doors for good.
    Employees said they showed up to work only to find out TGI Fridays Augusta closed its doors for good.
  • U.S./WorldMore>>

  • 1 Student Shot, 2nd In Custody At North Carolina High School

    1 Student Shot, 2nd In Custody At North Carolina High School

    Tuesday, September 30 2014 11:39 AM EDT2014-09-30 15:39:16 GMT
    Phot from the scene of a high school shooting in Albemarle, North Carolina (Credit: ABC News)Phot from the scene of a high school shooting in Albemarle, North Carolina (Credit: ABC News)
    A student was shot by a fellow student outside a North Carolina High School on Tuesday morning just minutes before classes began, authorities said.
    A student was shot by a fellow student outside a North Carolina High School on Tuesday morning just minutes before classes began, authorities said.
  • UPDATED ON 6: Arkansas Real Estate Agent Targeted Because She Was "Woman That Worked Alone"

    UPDATED ON 6: Arkansas Real Estate Agent Targeted Because She Was "Woman That Worked Alone"

    Tuesday, September 30 2014 11:26 AM EDT2014-09-30 15:26:05 GMT
    Photo of Arkansas real estate agent Beverly Carter, whose body was found days after she wet missing after showing a house to a prospective client. (Courtesy: Pulaski County Sheriff's Office)Photo of Arkansas real estate agent Beverly Carter, whose body was found days after she wet missing after showing a house to a prospective client. (Courtesy: Pulaski County Sheriff's Office)
    Authorities found the body of Arkansas real estate agent Beverly Carter overnight, days after she vanished while showing a house to a prospective customer.
    Authorities found the body of Arkansas real estate agent Beverly Carter overnight, days after she vanished while showing a house to a prospective customer.
  • Ray Rice video released creating conversation

    What's Trending on Tuesday, September 9th & WJBF.com Conversation

    What's Trending on Tuesday, September 9th & WJBF.com Conversation

    Monday, September 29 2014 8:50 PM EDT2014-09-30 00:50:47 GMT
    Rain on your wedding day is a *great* thing in Oklahoma City. A local jeweler has couples praying for rain. The store offers a deal that if it rains more than an inch on your wedding day your wedding rings are free!!! so far it's only happened twice this year and only 162 times in all since the promotion started back in 1998. A seven-year-old in Texas is in trouble with the law. seems he and his mom were riding in a golf cart on the beach in Galveston. The kid was driving the cart and a cop s...
    Rain on your wedding day is a *great* thing in Oklahoma City. A local jeweler has couples praying for rain. The store offers a deal that if it rains more than an inch on your wedding day your wedding rings are free!!! so far it's only happened twice this year and only 162 times in all since the promotion started back in 1998. A seven-year-old in Texas is in trouble with the law. seems he and his mom were riding in a golf cart on the beach in Galveston. The kid was driving the cart and a cop s...
  • Government/PoliticsMore>>

  • Registration Deadline Approaching To Vote

    Registration Deadline Approaching To Vote

    Monday, September 29 2014 9:13 PM EDT2014-09-30 01:13:57 GMT
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    Georgia voters have until next week to register ahead of the upcoming general election. Secretary of State Brian Kemp issued a statement Monday reminding voters that they must register by Oct. 6 to vote in the Nov. 4 election. Kemp says Georgians with a valid driver's license can register online. Kemp says the GA Votes mobile application also allows Georgia residents to register, find polling locations, check voter registration status and track the status of an absentee ballot. Kemp says the ...
    Georgia voters have until next week to register ahead of the upcoming general election. Secretary of State Brian Kemp issued a statement Monday reminding voters that they must register by Oct. 6 to vote in the Nov. 4 election. Kemp says Georgians with a valid driver's license can register online. Kemp says the GA Votes mobile application also allows Georgia residents to register, find polling locations, check voter registration status and track the status of an absentee ballot. Kemp says the ...
  • Suspended Speaker Harrell Released on PR Bond

    Suspended Speaker Harrell Released on PR Bond

    Monday, September 29 2014 8:23 PM EDT2014-09-30 00:23:20 GMT
    Suspended former Speaker of the South Carolina House Bobby Harrell was released on bond Monday after appearing before a judge in Richland County.
    Suspended former Speaker of the South Carolina House Bobby Harrell was released on bond Monday after appearing before a judge in Richland County.
  • Augusta Commission Committee Discusses Downtown Parking With Meters As An Option

    Augusta Commission Committee Discusses Downtown Parking With Meters As An Option

    Monday, September 29 2014 6:54 PM EDT2014-09-29 22:54:56 GMT
    Photo of a parking sign in downtown AugustaPhoto of a parking sign in downtown Augusta
    Trying to find a solution of no place to park in downtown Augusta, an Augusta Commission committee debated Monday how to keep cars from staying put in parking spaces all day.
    Trying to find a solution of no place to park in downtown Augusta, an Augusta Commission committee debated Monday how to keep cars from staying put in parking spaces all day.
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