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  • UPDATED: Double Homicide Victims Identified in Warren County, GA

    UPDATED: Double Homicide Victims Identified in Warren County, GA

    Thursday, March 5 2015 12:07 AM EST2015-03-05 05:07:49 GMT
    Investigators on scene of double murder in Warren County, GAInvestigators on scene of double murder in Warren County, GA
    A double homicide in Warren County Georgia on Wednesday has two roads in the county shut down.
    A double homicide in Warren County Georgia on Wednesday has two roads in the county shut down.
  • Project Jackson Could Be Delayed Until 2017

    Project Jackson Could Be Delayed Until 2017

    Wednesday, March 4 2015 7:10 PM EST2015-03-05 00:10:59 GMT
    Because of pending litigation, Project Jackson may be delayed until Spring 2017. News Channel 6's Mike Miller spoke with city leaders about the possible delay.
    Because of pending litigation, Project Jackson may be delayed until Spring 2017. News Channel 6's Mike Miller spoke with city leaders about the possible delay.
  • Policy Changes at Schools after Students Dance to Song Celebrating Strippers

    Policy Changes at Schools after Students Dance to Song Celebrating Strippers

    Wednesday, March 4 2015 6:22 PM EST2015-03-04 23:22:34 GMT
    A performance at Glenn Hills Elementary School is causing controversy because the song being played celebrates strippers and money.
    A performance at Glenn Hills Elementary School is causing controversy because the song being played celebrates strippers and money.
  • Georgia Governor on Board with the Policy Helping Ex-offenders get jobs

    Georgia Governor on Board with the Policy Helping Ex-offenders get jobs

    Wednesday, March 4 2015 5:36 PM EST2015-03-04 22:36:41 GMT

    Local staffing agencies say Governor Nathan Deal's recent Executive Order to 'Ban the Box' is a step in the right direction. This gives ex-offenders equal opportunity when applying for state jobs.

    Local staffing agencies say Governor Nathan Deal's recent Executive Order to 'Ban the Box' is a step in the right direction. This gives ex-offenders equal opportunity when applying for state jobs.

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

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

    Forecasters say sleet or light freezing rain could make roads slick in northernmost Georgia in coming hours as a late-winter storm moves across the South. The National Weather Service says several communities in the...
  • Fulton County Officer Shot And Killed In Ambush

    Fulton County Officer Shot And Killed In Ambush

    Wednesday, March 4 2015 2:14 PM EST2015-03-04 19:14:34 GMT
    A Georgia police officer was shot and killed early Wednesday morning in what's being called an ambush attack.
    A Georgia police officer was shot and killed early Wednesday morning in what's being called an ambush attack.
  • WJBF EXTRA: GRU Medical Students Create Rap Music Video And CD To Help Young Cancer Patients, Families

    WJBF EXTRA: GRU Medical Students Create Rap Music Video And CD To Help Young Cancer Patients, Families

    Wednesday, March 4 2015 12:15 PM EST2015-03-04 17:15:35 GMT
    Photo of GRU medical students who took part in a rap music videoPhoto of GRU medical students who took part in a rap music video
    WJBF News Channel 6 photojournalist Mark Gaskins takes us behind the scenes of the filming of a rap music video created by GRU medical students to help young cancer patients and their families.
    WJBF News Channel 6 photojournalist Mark Gaskins takes us behind the scenes of the filming of a rap music video created by GRU medical students to help young cancer patients and their families.
  • 'Walk To School Day' Held At Freedom Park Elementary

    'Walk To School Day' Held At Freedom Park Elementary

    Wednesday, March 4 2015 11:54 AM EST2015-03-04 16:54:57 GMT
    It's walk to school day in Georgia.That's exactly what some kids at Fort Gordon did on Wednesday March 4th.
    It's walk to school day in Georgia.That's exactly what some kids at Fort Gordon did on Wednesday March 4th.
  • Commissioners See Problems With Scuttles Island Infrastructure

    Commissioners See Problems With Scuttles Island Infrastructure

    Wednesday, March 4 2015 8:52 AM EST2015-03-04 13:52:43 GMT
    New water park plans aren't getting a warm welcome in Columbia County. Several county departments have found problems with infrastructure to support the park.
    New water park plans aren't getting a warm welcome in Columbia County. Several county departments have found problems with infrastructure to support the park.
  • Fire On 1st Street Shuts Down Road Temporarily

    Fire On 1st Street Shuts Down Road Temporarily

    Wednesday, March 4 2015 8:00 AM EST2015-03-04 13:00:03 GMT
    An early morning fire broke out about 4 a.m. on 1st street just off Laney Walker Boulevard.
    An early morning fire broke out about 4 a.m. on 1st street just off Laney Walker Boulevard.
  • Attempted Armed Robbery: Two With Minor Injuries

    Attempted Armed Robbery: Two With Minor Injuries

    Wednesday, March 4 2015 7:38 AM EST2015-03-04 12:38:35 GMT
    Richmond County Deputies are investigating an attempted armed robbery on Pinnancle Place.
    Richmond County Deputies are investigating an attempted armed robbery on Pinnancle Place.
  • Home Heavily Damaged In Fire On Winesap Way

    Home Heavily Damaged In Fire On Winesap Way

    Wednesday, March 4 2015 7:28 AM EST2015-03-04 12:28:24 GMT
    A fire swept through a home on Winesap Way, just off Apple Valley Drive near Mike Padgett highway.
    A fire swept through a home on Winesap Way, just off Apple Valley Drive near Mike Padgett highway.
  • 6 Things You Need To Know Before You Go

    6 Things You Need To Know Before You Go

    6 Things You Need To Know Before You Go

    Wednesday, March 4 2015 7:01 AM EST2015-03-04 12:01:52 GMT
    6 Things you need to know before you head out the door to start your day.
    6 Things you need to know before you head out the door to start your day.
  • Golden Apple: Mollie Baldwin

    Golden Apple: Mollie Baldwin

    Tuesday, March 3 2015 9:51 PM EST2015-03-04 02:51:37 GMT
    Sweet sounds have filled Mollie Baldwin's classroom for 20 years. She's the music and drama teacher at The Academy of Richmond County."The music and drama has always been such a wonderful way of expressing the feelings that are going on inside," Baldwin says. "So I knew that if it meant that much to me, that other kids could feel the same thing." Look at this place as a place where the walls that our digital world create, are temporarily torn down."It's hard for them to connect person to pers...
    Sweet sounds have filled Mollie Baldwin's classroom for 20 years. She's the music and drama teacher at The Academy of Richmond County."The music and drama has always been such a wonderful way of expressing the feelings that are going on inside," Baldwin says. "So I knew that if it meant that much to me, that other kids could feel the same thing." Look at this place as a place where the walls that our digital world create, are temporarily torn down."It's hard for them to connect person to pers...
  • Is Augusta Commission Ready To Turn Over Hiring And Firing To City Administrator?

    Is Augusta Commission Ready To Turn Over Hiring And Firing To City Administrator?

    Tuesday, March 3 2015 7:05 PM EST2015-03-04 00:05:03 GMT
    Photo from Tuesday's Augusta Commission meetingPhoto from Tuesday's Augusta Commission meeting
    It's been talked about behind the scenes for months, but support appears to be growing to give Augusta's City Administrator the power to hire and fire department directors. WJBF News Channel 6's George Eskola has the story.
    It's been talked about behind the scenes for months, but support appears to be growing to give Augusta's City Administrator the power to hire and fire department directors. WJBF News Channel 6's George Eskola has the story.
  • Augusta Sewer Tie-In Policy Approved

    Augusta Sewer Tie-In Policy Approved

    Tuesday, March 3 2015 6:49 PM EST2015-03-03 23:49:37 GMT
    Augusta Seal graphicAugusta Seal graphic
    Augusta Commissioners say, if they want to do so, septic tank owners can tie into city sewer for only $10.
    Augusta Commissioners say, if they want to do so, septic tank owners can tie into city sewer for only $10.
  • Public Meetings Approved In Advance Of Storm Water Fee Approval

    Public Meetings Approved In Advance Of Storm Water Fee Approval

    Tuesday, March 3 2015 6:43 PM EST2015-03-03 23:43:41 GMT
    Augusta Seal graphicAugusta Seal graphic
    Augusta Commissioners will hold public meetings later this month to hear from voters and taxpayers before final approval of the Storm Water Utility Fee.
    Augusta Commissioners will hold public meetings later this month to hear from voters and taxpayers before final approval of the Storm Water Utility Fee.
  • Augusta Travel Policy Change Fails With Mayor Davis Deciding Not To Break A Tied Vote

    Augusta Travel Policy Change Fails With Mayor Davis Deciding Not To Break A Tied Vote

    Tuesday, March 3 2015 6:37 PM EST2015-03-03 23:37:09 GMT
    Photo of Augusta Mayor Hardie Davis, Jr.Photo of Augusta Mayor Hardie Davis, Jr.
    An attempt to limit out-of-state Augusta Commission trips fails to be approved by Commissioners after Mayor Hardie Davis decides not to break a 5-5 tie vote.
    An attempt to limit out-of-state Augusta Commission trips fails to be approved by Commissioners after Mayor Hardie Davis decides not to break a 5-5 tie vote.
  • Local Man Petitioning for Walking Paths Along Busy Road

    Local Man Petitioning for Walking Paths Along Busy Road

    Local Man Petitioning for Walking Paths Along Busy Road

    Tuesday, March 3 2015 5:16 PM EST2015-03-03 22:16:27 GMT
    One local man is petitioning the Columbia County Commission to approve walking paths for his community. Mayo Chason said the amount of traffic flowing through Hamilton Road in Grovetown makes it difficult to find a safe place to walk, run or bike. The commission turned him down once before when he requested there be paths put in, but now he's trying again. Cars and trucks zipping through this skinny road in Grovetown make some people who live here nervous. "It's a safety hazard to all of us ...
    One local man is petitioning the Columbia County Commission to approve walking paths for his community. Mayo Chason said the amount of traffic flowing through Hamilton Road in Grovetown makes it difficult to find a safe place to walk, run or bike. The commission turned him down once before when he requested there be paths put in, but now he's trying again. Cars and trucks zipping through this skinny road in Grovetown make some people who live here nervous. "It's a safety hazard to all of us ...
  • "Out There...Somewhere": Llamas Really Not Like Video Portrayed

    "Out There...Somewhere": Llamas Really Not Like Video Portrayed

    Tuesday, March 3 2015 5:11 PM EST2015-03-03 22:11:03 GMT
    Photo of George Eskola with a llamaPhoto of George Eskola with a llama
    You saw the video of two llamas running wild in the streets of Arizona, but not all llamas are like those two. It's "Out There...Somewhere" with WJBF News Channel 6's George Eskola.
    You saw the video of two llamas running wild in the streets of Arizona, but not all llamas are like those two. It's "Out There...Somewhere" with WJBF News Channel 6's George Eskola.
  • MCG Class Of 2017 Featured On 12 Bands Volume 2 CD

    MCG Class Of 2017 Featured On 12 Bands Volume 2 CD

    Tuesday, March 3 2015 3:25 PM EST2015-03-03 20:25:46 GMT
    Photo of GRU medical students who took part in a rap music videoPhoto of GRU medical students who took part in a rap music video
    Georgia Regents University and 12 Bands will celebrate local bands with ties to the university with the release of a second CD featuring their music.
    Georgia Regents University and 12 Bands will celebrate local bands with ties to the university with the release of a second CD featuring their music.
  • Help Stop Vertical Video Syndrome!

    Help Stop Vertical Video Syndrome!

    Tuesday, March 3 2015 1:37 PM EST2015-03-03 18:37:46 GMT
    Stope Vertical Video Syndrome graphicStope Vertical Video Syndrome graphic
    We have some tips to shoot proper video and photos on you mobile phones.
    We have some tips to shoot proper video and photos on you mobile phones.
  • Former Fort Gordon Resident Sentenced To Prison For Abusive Sexual Contact With A Child

    Former Fort Gordon Resident Sentenced To Prison For Abusive Sexual Contact With A Child

    Tuesday, March 3 2015 11:29 AM EST2015-03-03 16:29:04 GMT
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    WJBF News Channel 6 has learned that a former Fort Gordon resident has been sentenced to prison for the abusive sexual contact with a minor.
    WJBF News Channel 6 has learned that a former Fort Gordon resident has been sentenced to prison for the abusive sexual contact with a minor.
  • Augusta's Rough Roads Cost Drivers Big Bucks

    Augusta's Rough Roads Cost Drivers Big Bucks

    Tuesday, March 3 2015 10:21 AM EST2015-03-03 15:21:21 GMT
    Are Augusta's roads taking you for a ride?
    Are Augusta's roads taking you for a ride?
  • Storm Cleanup Check Was Less Than Augusta Leaders Anticipated

    Storm Cleanup Check Was Less Than Augusta Leaders Anticipated

    Tuesday, March 3 2015 8:37 AM EST2015-03-03 13:37:15 GMT
    GEMA presented Augusta with $3 million to reimburse the costs of cleaning up after last year's ice storm. Last month, though, city officials said they anticipated the next payment would be closer to $5 million.
    GEMA presented Augusta with $3 million to reimburse the costs of cleaning up after last year's ice storm. Last month, though, city officials said they anticipated the next payment would be closer to $5 million.
  • Changes Proposed For Augusta Commission And Mayor Travel

    Changes Proposed For Augusta Commission And Mayor Travel

    Tuesday, March 3 2015 8:25 AM EST2015-03-03 13:25:22 GMT
    Mayor Pro-Tem Grady Smith wants to put a check on Augusta Commissioner traveling out of state, but one Commissioner says...what applies to the board needs to also apply to the Mayor. WJBF News Channel 6's George Eskola has the story.
    Mayor Pro-Tem Grady Smith wants to put a check on Augusta Commissioner traveling out of state, but one Commissioner says...what applies to the board needs to also apply to the Mayor. WJBF News Channel 6's George Eskola has the story.
  • 6 Things You Need To Know Before You Go

    6 Things You Need To Know Before You Go

    6 Things You Need To Know Before You Go

    Tuesday, March 3 2015 6:52 AM EST2015-03-03 11:52:10 GMT
    6 Things you need to know before you head out the door to start your day.
    6 Things you need to know before you head out the door to start your day.
  • UPDATED: Execution Postponed Because of Cloudy-Looking Drug

    UPDATED: Execution Postponed Because of Cloudy-Looking Drug

    Monday, March 2 2015 11:51 PM EST2015-03-03 04:51:00 GMT
    Photo of Kelly Renee Gissendaner (Credit: ABC News)Photo of Kelly Renee Gissendaner (Credit: ABC News)
    The only woman on Georgia's death row is set to be executed Monday. Kelly Renee Gissendaner, who's 46, is set to die at 7 p.m. at the state prison in Jackson.
    The only woman on Georgia's death row is set to be executed Monday. Kelly Renee Gissendaner, who's 46, is set to die at 7 p.m. at the state prison in Jackson.
  • Parents vs. Physicians: Who's Right When It Comes to Vaccines?

    Parents vs. Physicians: Who's Right When It Comes to Vaccines?

    Monday, March 2 2015 9:03 PM EST2015-03-03 02:03:16 GMT
    The debate over delaying vaccinations for children continues.Now a new survey shows more moms and dads are telling doctors to "hold off" on those shots.Dr. Timothy Johnson has the story.
    The debate over delaying vaccinations for children continues.Now a new survey shows more moms and dads are telling doctors to "hold off" on those shots.Dr. Timothy Johnson has the story.
  • Several People Arrested, Facing Drug Charges In Jefferson County

    Several People Arrested, Facing Drug Charges In Jefferson County

    Monday, March 2 2015 6:01 PM EST2015-03-02 23:01:20 GMT
    Drug Bust graphicDrug Bust graphic
    WJBF News Channel 6 has learned that several people in Jefferson County are facing drug charges.
    WJBF News Channel 6 has learned that several people in Jefferson County are facing drug charges.
  • DEVELOPING ON 6: Harlem High School Athletic Director Steps Down After Arrest

    DEVELOPING ON 6: Harlem High School Athletic Director Steps Down After Arrest

    Monday, March 2 2015 4:53 PM EST2015-03-02 21:53:42 GMT
    Photo of the front of Harlem High SchoolPhoto of the front of Harlem High School
    WJBF News Channel 6 has learned that Harlem High School's athletic director has been stepped down after being arrested.
    WJBF News Channel 6 has learned that Harlem High School's athletic director has been stepped down after being arrested.
  • UPDATED ON 6: Augusta Man Who Was Stabbed Facing Battery Charge

    UPDATED ON 6: Augusta Man Who Was Stabbed Facing Battery Charge

    Monday, March 2 2015 4:26 PM EST2015-03-02 21:26:01 GMT
    Stabbing graphicStabbing graphic
    An Augusta man is recovering at the hospital after he was stabbed Saturday.
    An Augusta man is recovering at the hospital after he was stabbed Saturday.
  • Caught on Camera: Girlfight at Waffle House Under Investigation

    Caught on Camera: Girlfight at Waffle House Under Investigation

    Monday, March 2 2015 4:01 PM EST2015-03-02 21:01:21 GMT
    A video shot last month shows a fight that takes over a Waffle House in Augusta and it is making the rounds on the Internet.
    A video shot last month shows a fight that takes over a Waffle House in Augusta and it is making the rounds on the Internet.
  • Two Arrested After Stealing Over $700 In Items From Macy's

    Two Arrested After Stealing Over $700 In Items From Macy's

    Monday, March 2 2015 12:55 PM EST2015-03-02 17:55:45 GMT
    Richmond County Sheriff's Office responded to a call about two suspects shoplifting from Macy's on Saturday February 28th.
    Richmond County Sheriff's Office responded to a call about two suspects shoplifting from Macy's on Saturday February 28th.
  • Alabama Authorities Say Georgia Man Dies Beneath Overturned Trailer

    Alabama Authorities Say Georgia Man Dies Beneath Overturned Trailer

    Monday, March 2 2015 8:13 AM EST2015-03-02 13:13:10 GMT
    Alabama authorities say a Georgia man is dead after a trailer being hauled by a truck overturned on top of him.
    Alabama authorities say a Georgia man is dead after a trailer being hauled by a truck overturned on top of him.
  • 6 Things You Need To Know Before You Go

    6 Things You Need To Know Before You Go

    6 Things You Need To Know Before You Go

    Monday, March 2 2015 6:51 AM EST2015-03-02 11:51:35 GMT
    6 Things you need to know before you head out the door to start your day.
    6 Things you need to know before you head out the door to start your day.
  • Update on 6: Suspect's name and Charges Released in Hephzibah Homicide

    Update on 6: Suspect's name and Charges Released in Hephzibah Homicide

    Sunday, March 1 2015 10:37 PM EST2015-03-02 03:37:42 GMT

    Richard Ouzts is charged with Murder in Sunday morning's homicide. Richmond County Deputies are continuing to investigate the brutal act.

    Richard Ouzts is charged with Murder in Sunday morning's homicide. Richmond County Deputies are continuing to investigate the brutal act.

  • Family and Friends Remember Loved One Killed in Motorcycle Accident

    Family and Friends Remember Loved One Killed in Motorcycle Accident

    Family and Friends Remember Loved One Killed in Motorcycle Accident

    Sunday, March 1 2015 6:51 PM EST2015-03-01 23:51:15 GMT
    A group of family and friends came together on Sunday to remember a loved one who died in a motorcycle accident. This is the second anniversary of the death of Keith Charles Grubbs, who was known as KC Grubbs was killed in a collision in Aiken in February 2013. The group that Grubbs used to ride with shared stories and memories of him, and also went on a special ride around Augusta to remember him. One of the riders was there when the motorcycle accident happened two years ago, and she said e...
    A group of family and friends came together on Sunday to remember a loved one who died in a motorcycle accident. This is the second anniversary of the death of Keith Charles Grubbs, who was known as KC Grubbs was killed in a collision in Aiken in February 2013. The group that Grubbs used to ride with shared stories and memories of him, and also went on a special ride around Augusta to remember him. One of the riders was there when the motorcycle accident happened two years ago, and she said e...
  • Update: Victim's Name Released in Hephzibah Homicide

    Update: Victim's Name Released in Hephzibah Homicide

    Sunday, March 1 2015 11:46 AM EST2015-03-01 16:46:15 GMT
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    The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is investigating an elderly man's death.
    The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is investigating an elderly man's death.
  • 1 On 1: Community Meetings on Traffic and Growth

    1 On 1: Community Meetings on Traffic and Growth

    Sunday, March 1 2015 10:20 AM EST2015-03-01 15:20:29 GMT
    Traffic Complaints in Washington Crossing Plaza.Traffic Complaints in Washington Crossing Plaza.
    The Augusta Planning and Development Department is holding a series of community meetings in March. so neighbors and business owners to voice concerns about traffic, growth, public transit, bike and walking paths.
    The Augusta Planning and Development Department is holding a series of community meetings in March. so neighbors and business owners to voice concerns about traffic, growth, public transit, bike and walking paths.
  • GMA Sunday Headlines: March 1, 2015

    GMA Sunday Headlines: March 1, 2015

    Sunday, March 1 2015 8:24 AM EST2015-03-01 13:24:59 GMT
    WJBF News Channel 6's News team has the News updates that affect the Georgia and South Carolina counties of the CSRA.
    WJBF News Channel 6's News team has the News updates that affect the Georgia and South Carolina counties of the CSRA.
  • Bill Cosby Performs in Augusta Amidst Rape Claims

    Bill Cosby Performs in Augusta Amidst Rape Claims

    Saturday, February 28 2015 9:29 PM EST2015-03-01 02:29:34 GMT
    Bill Cosby took the stage at the Bell Auditorium in downtown Augusta Saturday night. Hundreds of fans came out to the show, despite the multiple rape allegations against him. It's now 38 women accusing

    Despite rape allegations and canceled shows, comedy legend Bill Cosby took the stage at the Bell Auditorium in Augusta, Saturday night.

  • One Man Dead After Stabbing and Shooting at Bar

    One Man Dead After Stabbing and Shooting at Bar

    One Man Dead After Stabbing and Shooting at Bar

    Saturday, February 28 2015 6:26 PM EST2015-02-28 23:26:27 GMT
    Deputies said a stabbing and shooting at a bar in Burke County left one man dead and another in the hospital. The Burke County Sheriff's Office said it happened around 10:30 p.m. on Friday night. Investigators said two men got into some type of argument outside the BFE Bar and Grill, located on Hancock Landing Road. The Burke County Coroner has identified the fatal stabbing victim as 28-year-old Edward Daniel Newhouse. "I was watching TV and I heard, bang, bang, bang," said Frances Swietlicka...
    Deputies said a stabbing and shooting at a bar in Burke County left one man dead and another in the hospital. The Burke County Sheriff's Office said it happened around 10:30 p.m. on Friday night. Investigators said two men got into some type of argument outside the BFE Bar and Grill, located on Hancock Landing Road. The Burke County Coroner has identified the fatal stabbing victim as 28-year-old Edward Daniel Newhouse. "I was watching TV and I heard, bang, bang, bang," said Frances Swietlicka...
  • Lakeside High School hosts Georgia Vocal Invitational

    Lakeside High School hosts Georgia Vocal Invitational

    Saturday, February 28 2015 12:26 PM EST2015-02-28 17:26:45 GMT
    Evans, GA. - Hundreds of students gathered Saturday morning at Lakeside High School to compete in the Georgia Vocal Invitational.
    Evans, GA. - Hundreds of students gathered Saturday morning at Lakeside High School to compete in the Georgia Vocal Invitational.
  • GMA Saturday Headlines: February 28, 2015

    GMA Saturday Headlines: February 28, 2015

    Saturday, February 28 2015 8:31 AM EST2015-02-28 13:31:10 GMT
    WJBF News Channel 6's News team has the News updates that affect the Georgia and South Carolina counties of the CSRA.
    WJBF News Channel 6's News team has the News updates that affect the Georgia and South Carolina counties of the CSRA.
  • Prisoners and Cell Phones: Trying To Block The Communication

    Prisoners and Cell Phones: Trying To Block The Communication

    Friday, February 27 2015 9:20 PM EST2015-02-28 02:20:52 GMT
    More prison inmates are using cell phones to commit more crimes from jail.Last year, one man used a drone to try to fly phones and drugs into a South Carolina prison.Now the State Department of corrections is spending more of your tax dollars to protect you from criminals.Robert Kittle has been looking into this for seven years and has the story.
    More prison inmates are using cell phones to commit more crimes from jail.Last year, one man used a drone to try to fly phones and drugs into a South Carolina prison.Now the State Department of corrections is spending more of your tax dollars to protect you from criminals.Robert Kittle has been looking into this for seven years and has the story.
  • Fort Gordon Soldier Receives Purple Heart

    Fort Gordon Soldier Receives Purple Heart

    Friday, February 27 2015 5:58 PM EST2015-02-27 22:58:48 GMT
    Photo of Sergeant Beth VanVleet receiving a Purple Heart at Fort Gordon on Friday.Photo of Sergeant Beth VanVleet receiving a Purple Heart at Fort Gordon on Friday.
    A Fort Gordon soldier was honored with a Purple Heart Friday. It's the second award given on post this month.
    A Fort Gordon soldier was honored with a Purple Heart Friday. It's the second award given on post this month.
  • De Niro, Efron Film Looking For Extras For Tybee Island Scenes

    De Niro, Efron Film Looking For Extras For Tybee Island Scenes

    Friday, February 27 2015 5:27 PM EST2015-02-27 22:27:56 GMT
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    "Dirty Grandpa," a movie starring Zac Efron and Robert De Niro, is looking for extras to work on a Spring Break scene on Tybee Island, according to The Island Packet.
    "Dirty Grandpa," a movie starring Zac Efron and Robert De Niro, is looking for extras to work on a Spring Break scene on Tybee Island, according to The Island Packet.
  • Pizza Delivery Guy Talks About Being Robbed

    Pizza Delivery Guy Talks About Being Robbed

    Friday, February 27 2015 5:13 PM EST2015-02-27 22:13:43 GMT
    The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is investigating some robberies involving pizza delivery drivers. News Channel 6's Mike Miller explains.
    The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is investigating some robberies involving pizza delivery drivers. News Channel 6's Mike Miller explains.
  • BREAKING ON 6: Pedestrian Struck On Lumpkin Road

    BREAKING ON 6: Pedestrian Struck On Lumpkin Road

    Friday, February 27 2015 4:38 PM EST2015-02-27 21:38:55 GMT
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    WJBF News Channel 6 has learned a pedestrian has been struck by a vehicle on Lumpkin Road, in Augusta.
    WJBF News Channel 6 has learned a pedestrian has been struck by a vehicle on Lumpkin Road, in Augusta.
  • SAY WHAT? Travis Kvapil's NASCAR Car Stolen From Hotel Before Race

    SAY WHAT? Travis Kvapil's NASCAR Car Stolen From Hotel Before Race

    Friday, February 27 2015 4:29 PM EST2015-02-27 21:29:34 GMT
    Reed Sorenson drove the No. 44 Chevrolet at last weekend's Daytona 500, but Travis Kvapil was scheduled to drive it at this weekend's QuikTrip 500 in Atlanta. (AP Photo/David Graham)Reed Sorenson drove the No. 44 Chevrolet at last weekend's Daytona 500, but Travis Kvapil was scheduled to drive it at this weekend's QuikTrip 500 in Atlanta. (AP Photo/David Graham)
    Police say Travis Kvapil's NASCAR Sprint Cup car has been stolen ahead of a race this weekend near Atlanta.
    Police say Travis Kvapil's NASCAR Sprint Cup car has been stolen ahead of a race this weekend near Atlanta.
  • Richmond County School System's Pre-K Program Registration Starts Monday

    Richmond County School System's Pre-K Program Registration Starts Monday

    Friday, February 27 2015 2:59 PM EST2015-02-27 19:59:06 GMT
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    The Richmond County School System will hold Georgia's Pre-Kindergarten (Pre-K) Program registration for four-year-olds from Monday, March 2nd through Friday, March 13th.
    The Richmond County School System will hold Georgia's Pre-Kindergarten (Pre-K) Program registration for four-year-olds from Monday, March 2nd through Friday, March 13th.
  • Acrobat Reported Missing From Circus In Atlanta Area

    Acrobat Reported Missing From Circus In Atlanta Area

    Friday, February 27 2015 11:29 AM EST2015-02-27 16:29:56 GMT
    Photo of missing circus acrobat Wei CaoPhoto of missing circus acrobat Wei Cao
    Atlanta police are asking for the public's help to find a missing circus acrobat.
    Atlanta police are asking for the public's help to find a missing circus acrobat.
  • Adaptive Event Showcases Activities Available In The CSRA

    Adaptive Event Showcases Activities Available In The CSRA

    Friday, February 27 2015 11:18 AM EST2015-02-27 16:18:10 GMT
    Walton Foundation for Independence logo graphicWalton Foundation for Independence logo graphic
    Walton Foundation for Independence is presenting a new adaptive community event that will showcase the wide variety of adaptive sports, leisure activities and services available for people living with a disability in the CSRA.
    Walton Foundation for Independence is presenting a new adaptive community event that will showcase the wide variety of adaptive sports, leisure activities and services available for people living with a disability in the CSRA.
  • Police, GSP Investigating Bank Robbery, Chase Near Virginia Highland

    Police, GSP Investigating Bank Robbery, Chase Near Virginia Highland

    Friday, February 27 2015 11:12 AM EST2015-02-27 16:12:31 GMT
    Atlanta police and Georgia State Patrol are investigating a bank robbery and chase in Virginia Highlands Friday.
    Atlanta police and Georgia State Patrol are investigating a bank robbery and chase in Virginia Highlands Friday.
  • DeKalb Police Rescue 2 Girls After Tip About Prostitution

    DeKalb Police Rescue 2 Girls After Tip About Prostitution

    Friday, February 27 2015 10:56 AM EST2015-02-27 15:56:36 GMT
    DeKalb County police say three people were arrested after officers got a tip two girls were being held and forced into prostitution.
    DeKalb County police say three people were arrested after officers got a tip two girls were being held and forced into prostitution.
  • Fire Crews Respond To Call At Logan's Restaurant

    Fire Crews Respond To Call At Logan's Restaurant

    Friday, February 27 2015 9:03 AM EST2015-02-27 14:03:01 GMT
    The Augusta Fire Department responded to a call about a fire at Logan's on 269 Robert C Daniel Parkway on Friday, February 27th.
    The Augusta Fire Department responded to a call about a fire at Logan's on 269 Robert C Daniel Parkway on Friday, February 27th.
  • Progress On Partnership Between GRU And University Hospital

    Progress On Partnership Between GRU And University Hospital

    Friday, February 27 2015 8:34 AM EST2015-02-27 13:34:20 GMT
    State education officials are still working on a partnership between GRU and University Hospital.
    State education officials are still working on a partnership between GRU and University Hospital.
  • 6 Things You Need To Know Before You Go

    6 Things You Need To Know Before You Go

    6 Things You Need To Know Before You Go

    Friday, February 27 2015 6:56 AM EST2015-02-27 11:56:04 GMT
    6 Things you need to know before you head out the door to start your day.
    6 Things you need to know before you head out the door to start your day.
  • Search Committee Talks About Ideal GRU President

    Search Committee Talks About Ideal GRU President

    Thursday, February 26 2015 6:00 PM EST2015-02-26 23:00:02 GMT
    Photo taken during a search committee that is meeting to start the search for a new Georgia Regents University president.Photo taken during a search committee that is meeting to start the search for a new Georgia Regents University president.
    Thursday afternoon, a group of 20 people from the community met to talk about the replacement for GRU President Dr. Ricardo Azziz.
    Thursday afternoon, a group of 20 people from the community met to talk about the replacement for GRU President Dr. Ricardo Azziz.
  • Richmond County Sheriff's Office Issues Warning About Robbers Targeting Fast Food Delivery Drivers

    Richmond County Sheriff's Office Issues Warning About Robbers Targeting Fast Food Delivery Drivers

    Thursday, February 26 2015 5:58 PM EST2015-02-26 22:58:37 GMT
    Richmond County Sheriff's Office (RCSO) New LogoRichmond County Sheriff's Office (RCSO) New Logo
    The Richmond County Sheriff's Office has issued a warning to delivery drivers in the Augusta area about robberies targeting them.
    The Richmond County Sheriff's Office has issued a warning to delivery drivers in the Augusta area about robberies targeting them.
  • When Social Media Takes Over Your Family

    When Social Media Takes Over Your Family

    Thursday, February 26 2015 5:51 PM EST2015-02-26 22:51:54 GMT

    News Channel 6's, Margaret-Ann Carter digs deeper into the world of social media and when it becomes too much for teens to handle. She takes questions from parents to a specialist to see what the best way to balance social media is.

    News Channel 6's, Margaret-Ann Carter digs deeper into the world of social media and when it becomes too much for teens to handle. She takes questions from parents to a specialist to see what the best way to balance social media is.

  • Former State Senator Charles Walker Discusses New Book

    Former State Senator Charles Walker Discusses New Book

    Thursday, February 26 2015 5:51 PM EST2015-02-26 22:51:09 GMT
    Photo of the cover of former Georgia State Senator Charles Walker's book, "From Peanuts to Power".Photo of the cover of former Georgia State Senator Charles Walker's book, "From Peanuts to Power".
    Former Augusta State Senator Charles Walker has turned author.
    Former Augusta State Senator Charles Walker has turned author.
  • Augusta State Lawmaker Says Changes To City Charter Won't Happen This Legislative Session

    Augusta State Lawmaker Says Changes To City Charter Won't Happen This Legislative Session

    Thursday, February 26 2015 5:44 PM EST2015-02-26 22:44:51 GMT
    Augusta Seal graphicAugusta Seal graphic
    The Chairman of Augusta's Legislative Delegation says the announcement that Mayor Hardie Davis wants new powers for his office caught him by surprise, so don't be surprised, he says, when the delegation takes no action on changing the city charter. WJBF News Channel 6's George Eskola has the story.
    The Chairman of Augusta's Legislative Delegation says the announcement that Mayor Hardie Davis wants new powers for his office caught him by surprise, so don't be surprised, he says, when the delegation takes no action on changing the city charter. WJBF News Channel 6's George Eskola has the story.
  • Miller Theatre Celebrating 75th Anniversary, Start Of Something New

    Miller Theatre Celebrating 75th Anniversary, Start Of Something New

    Thursday, February 26 2015 5:02 PM EST2015-02-26 22:02:22 GMT
    Photo of the front of The Miller Theatre, in downtown Augusta, Georgia.Photo of the front of The Miller Theatre, in downtown Augusta, Georgia.
    An historic building at the heart of Augusta's downtown is celebrating not only its 75th anniversary, but also the start of something new...the re-opening of The Miller Theatre.
    An historic building at the heart of Augusta's downtown is celebrating not only its 75th anniversary, but also the start of something new...the re-opening of The Miller Theatre.
  • Evans Georgia School Hosts Show Choir Competition

    Evans Georgia School Hosts Show Choir Competition

    Thursday, February 26 2015 4:30 PM EST2015-02-26 21:30:32 GMT
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    Big crowds and big voices February 28th at Lakeside High School in Evans.
    Big crowds and big voices February 28th at Lakeside High School in Evans.
  • Georgia Regents University Equality Clinic Wins National Award

    Georgia Regents University Equality Clinic Wins National Award

    Thursday, February 26 2015 4:10 PM EST2015-02-26 21:10:24 GMT
    Georgia Regents University Augusta (GRUA) logoGeorgia Regents University Augusta (GRUA) logo
    The founders of Georgia Regents University's student-run Equality Clinic have been named the 2015 recipients of the American Medical Student Association/Gay and Lesbian Medical Association's Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Health Achievement Award.
    The founders of Georgia Regents University's student-run Equality Clinic have been named the 2015 recipients of the American Medical Student Association/Gay and Lesbian Medical Association's Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Health Achievement Award.
  • Augusta Legislative Delegation Responds to the Mayor's Request for more Power

    Augusta Legislative Delegation Responds to the Mayor's Request for more Power

    Thursday, February 26 2015 3:55 PM EST2015-02-26 20:55:48 GMT

    Mayor Hardie Davie held a press conference Friday to express his interest in expanding the Mayor's responsibilities. He said Commissioners and the Augusta Legislative Delegation were 'on board' with his decisions, but the ALD says that's not true.

    Mayor Hardie Davie held a press conference Friday to express his interest in expanding the Mayor's responsibilities. He said Commissioners and the Augusta Legislative Delegation were 'on board' with his decisions, but the ALD says that's not true.

  • PHOTOS: Rifle Accidentally Discharged In Goodwill Job Connection Parking Lot

    PHOTOS: Rifle Accidentally Discharged In Goodwill Job Connection Parking Lot

    Thursday, February 26 2015 3:23 PM EST2015-02-26 20:23:16 GMT
    Photo of damage to a window at the Augusta Goodwill Job Connection caused by the accidental discharge of an AR 15 rifle.Photo of damage to a window at the Augusta Goodwill Job Connection caused by the accidental discharge of an AR 15 rifle.
    For the second straight day, we have learned of an accidental discharge of a weapon in Richmond County.
    For the second straight day, we have learned of an accidental discharge of a weapon in Richmond County.
  • Atlanta Airport Returns To Normal Operations After Storm

    Atlanta Airport Returns To Normal Operations After Storm

    Thursday, February 26 2015 1:04 PM EST2015-02-26 18:04:03 GMT
    Hartsfield Atlanta Airport (Photo Courtesy of AP)Hartsfield Atlanta Airport (Photo Courtesy of AP)
    Authorities say Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport has returned to normal operations after a winter storm prompted delays on Wednesday.
    Authorities say Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport has returned to normal operations after a winter storm prompted delays on Wednesday.
  • More Than 6,000 Without Power In North Georgia

    More Than 6,000 Without Power In North Georgia

    Thursday, February 26 2015 12:56 PM EST2015-02-26 17:56:08 GMT
    Utility companies say more than 6,000 customers are without power in north Georgia after several inches of snow fell in the region.
    Utility companies say more than 6,000 customers are without power in north Georgia after several inches of snow fell in the region.
  • UPDATED ON 6: Fire At Fort Gordon Under Investigation

    UPDATED ON 6: Fire At Fort Gordon Under Investigation

    Thursday, February 26 2015 12:10 PM EST2015-02-26 17:10:42 GMT
    Photo of the building on Frot Gordon that was destroyed by fire Thursday morning (Credit: Fort Gordon Public Affairs Office)Photo of the building on Frot Gordon that was destroyed by fire Thursday morning (Credit: Fort Gordon Public Affairs Office)
    An investigation is underway into the cause of an early morning fire at Fort Gordon.
    An investigation is underway into the cause of an early morning fire at Fort Gordon.
  • More U.S. Army Cyber-Related Missions, Jobs Coming To Georgia

    More U.S. Army Cyber-Related Missions, Jobs Coming To Georgia

    Thursday, February 26 2015 11:34 AM EST2015-02-26 16:34:19 GMT
    U.S. Army logo graphicU.S. Army logo graphic
    WJBF News Channel 6 has learned that more U.S. Army cyber-related missions are coming to the state of Georgia.
    WJBF News Channel 6 has learned that more U.S. Army cyber-related missions are coming to the state of Georgia.
  • 6 Things You Need To Know Before You Go

    6 Things You Need To Know Before You Go

    6 Things You Need To Know Before You Go

    Thursday, February 26 2015 6:50 AM EST2015-02-26 11:50:29 GMT
    6 Things you need to know before you head out the door to start your day.
    6 Things you need to know before you head out the door to start your day.
  • Commission Verifies and Approves Expenditures from the Eleventh Vogtle Construction Monitoring Report

    Commission Verifies and Approves Expenditures from the Eleventh Vogtle Construction Monitoring Report

    Wednesday, February 25 2015 9:57 PM EST2015-02-26 02:57:30 GMT
    Aerial photo of the construction project at Plant Vogtle (Credit: Georgia Power)Aerial photo of the construction project at Plant Vogtle (Credit: Georgia Power)
    Georgia State Regulators have approved expenditures at Plant Vogtle construction.
    Georgia State Regulators have approved expenditures at Plant Vogtle construction.
  • Richmond County Sheriff's Office Deputy Accidentally Discharges Weapon

    Richmond County Sheriff's Office Deputy Accidentally Discharges Weapon

    Wednesday, February 25 2015 9:10 PM EST2015-02-26 02:10:05 GMT
    Richmond County Sheriff's Office (RCSO) New LogoRichmond County Sheriff's Office (RCSO) New Logo
    A Richmond County Sheriff's Office spokesperson tells WJBF News Channel 6 that a deputy accidentally discharged his weapon while on the scene of a call Wednesday morning.
    A Richmond County Sheriff's Office spokesperson tells WJBF News Channel 6 that a deputy accidentally discharged his weapon while on the scene of a call Wednesday morning.
  • "Out There...Somewhere": Record Cold, So Let's Play Two

    "Out There...Somewhere": Record Cold, So Let's Play Two

    Wednesday, February 25 2015 8:58 PM EST2015-02-26 01:58:09 GMT
    Photo from the Clemson Vs. Maine baseball game played in Augusta on Friday, February 20th.Photo from the Clemson Vs. Maine baseball game played in Augusta on Friday, February 20th.
    Thirteen degrees set a record for the coldest February 20th in Augusta, so what's the best way to brave winter's grasp? Go watch some baseball, of course, "Out There...Somewhere" with WJBF News Channel 6's George Eskola.
    Thirteen degrees set a record for the coldest February 20th in Augusta, so what's the best way to brave winter's grasp? Go watch some baseball, of course, "Out There...Somewhere" with WJBF News Channel 6's George Eskola.
  • Augusta Leaders Look For Solutions To Get A Grip on Illegal Tire Dumps

    Augusta Leaders Look For Solutions To Get A Grip on Illegal Tire Dumps

    Wednesday, February 25 2015 8:33 PM EST2015-02-26 01:33:12 GMT
    Photo of used tiresPhoto of used tires
    Ever since Augusta stopped picking up tires with the trash service, illegal dumping has grown. Now, the city looks to allow people to drop off old tires for free and maybe even drop off tires and collect a fee. WJBF News Channel 6's George Eskola has the story.
    Ever since Augusta stopped picking up tires with the trash service, illegal dumping has grown. Now, the city looks to allow people to drop off old tires for free and maybe even drop off tires and collect a fee. WJBF News Channel 6's George Eskola has the story.
  • Funding Homeland Security

    Funding Homeland Security

    Wednesday, February 25 2015 8:30 PM EST2015-02-26 01:30:41 GMT
    The Senate has voted to move forward on a bill to fund the Homeland Security Department, days ahead of a threatened partial agency shutdown. Senators from both parties overwhelmingly signaled their support for funding the department --without including contentious immigration provisions. Once it passes, the next move would be up to the House, where conservatives are pressuring leaders to stand firm against the Senate approach. Marci Gonzalez has the story.
    The Senate has voted to move forward on a bill to fund the Homeland Security Department, days ahead of a threatened partial agency shutdown. Senators from both parties overwhelmingly signaled their support for funding the department --without including contentious immigration provisions. Once it passes, the next move would be up to the House, where conservatives are pressuring leaders to stand firm against the Senate approach. Marci Gonzalez has the story.
  • Columbia County Focuses on Residential and Industrial Growth

    Columbia County Focuses on Residential and Industrial Growth

    Columbia County Focuses on Residential and Industrial Growth

    Wednesday, February 25 2015 6:23 PM EST2015-02-25 23:23:04 GMT
    Over the next four years, nearly 10,000 families are expected to move to the CSRA, mainly to Columbia County, but will residential growth mean new business.It's no secret that Richmond County is king when it comes to industrial growth in the CSRA. When it comes to commercial growth though, the Columbia County Development Authority has different plans in mind."New home" signs are a common sight to see driving through Columbia County. Residential growth in the community is happening quickly and...
    Over the next four years, nearly 10,000 families are expected to move to the CSRA, mainly to Columbia County, but will residential growth mean new business.It's no secret that Richmond County is king when it comes to industrial growth in the CSRA. When it comes to commercial growth though, the Columbia County Development Authority has different plans in mind."New home" signs are a common sight to see driving through Columbia County. Residential growth in the community is happening quickly and...
  • Mayor Working to Bring More TV/Film Productions to Augusta

    Mayor Working to Bring More TV/Film Productions to Augusta

    Wednesday, February 25 2015 5:43 PM EST2015-02-25 22:43:45 GMT
    It's a multi-billion dollar industry and the Garden City wants a piece of the action.
    It's a multi-billion dollar industry and the Garden City wants a piece of the action.
  • SCAM ALERT: Richmond County Issues Warning About Jury Duty Scam

    SCAM ALERT: Richmond County Issues Warning About Jury Duty Scam

    Wednesday, February 25 2015 4:40 PM EST2015-02-25 21:40:35 GMT
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    Richmond County has issued a warning for a jury duty scam.
    Richmond County has issued a warning for a jury duty scam.
  • Hiring Fair At Fort Gordon Cancelled Due To Winter Weather

    Hiring Fair At Fort Gordon Cancelled Due To Winter Weather

    Wednesday, February 25 2015 3:48 PM EST2015-02-25 20:48:01 GMT
    Fort Gordon graphicFort Gordon graphic
    The State Agencies/Law Enforcement Hiring Fair that was scheduled to take place Thursday at Fort Gordon has been cancelled.
    The State Agencies/Law Enforcement Hiring Fair that was scheduled to take place Thursday at Fort Gordon has been cancelled.
  • UPDATED ON 6: Georgia Delays Woman's Execution As Winter Storm Approaches

    UPDATED ON 6: Georgia Delays Woman's Execution As Winter Storm Approaches

    Wednesday, February 25 2015 3:43 PM EST2015-02-25 20:43:09 GMT
    Photo of Georgia Death Row inmate Kelly Renee Gissendaner (Credit: ABC News)Photo of Georgia Death Row inmate Kelly Renee Gissendaner (Credit: ABC News)
    Ahead of a winter storm, Georgia has delayed the execution of its only female death row inmate.
    Ahead of a winter storm, Georgia has delayed the execution of its only female death row inmate.
  • DEVELOPING ON 6: Man Arrested For Brother's Shooting Death In Thomson

    DEVELOPING ON 6: Man Arrested For Brother's Shooting Death In Thomson

    Wednesday, February 25 2015 12:17 PM EST2015-02-25 17:17:04 GMT
    Photo from the area where a deadly shooting happened Saturday morning in Thomson, Georgia on Cherokee StreetPhoto from the area where a deadly shooting happened Saturday morning in Thomson, Georgia on Cherokee Street
    WJBF News Channel 6 has learned that another arrest has taken place in connection to the shooting death of 21-year-old Exzavius Bray, in Thomson, Georgia that happened on Saturday, February 7th.
    WJBF News Channel 6 has learned that another arrest has taken place in connection to the shooting death of 21-year-old Exzavius Bray, in Thomson, Georgia that happened on Saturday, February 7th.
  • 6 Things You Need To Know Before You Go

    6 Things You Need To Know Before You Go

    6 Things You Need To Know Before You Go

    Wednesday, February 25 2015 7:02 AM EST2015-02-25 12:02:27 GMT
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    6 Things you need to know before you head out the door to start your day.
    6 Things you need to know before you head out the door to start your day.
  • Golden Apple: Elizabeth Varner

    Golden Apple: Elizabeth Varner

    Tuesday, February 24 2015 9:14 PM EST2015-02-25 02:14:18 GMT
    Before she became a teacher, Elizabeth Varner was a military wife. She saw a good chunk of this great country during those years."Tennessee, Oklahoma, California, Virginia, Maryland, Hawaii, Georgia, Florida."Lots of places to call home for Mrs. Varner and her 4 children. But now she's settled into life here at Southside Elementary School."I did the CCD and the Scouts, the Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, Cub Scouts, when my kids were growing up," she says. "So now that they outgrew them, I had to (l...
    Before she became a teacher, Elizabeth Varner was a military wife. She saw a good chunk of this great country during those years."Tennessee, Oklahoma, California, Virginia, Maryland, Hawaii, Georgia, Florida."Lots of places to call home for Mrs. Varner and her 4 children. But now she's settled into life here at Southside Elementary School."I did the CCD and the Scouts, the Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, Cub Scouts, when my kids were growing up," she says. "So now that they outgrew them, I had to (l...
  • Augusta Leaders Backing Off Sewer Show Of Force

    Augusta Leaders Backing Off Sewer Show Of Force

    Tuesday, February 24 2015 6:43 PM EST2015-02-24 23:43:51 GMT
    Augusta Seal graphicAugusta Seal graphic
    Augusta Commissioners have been debating a proposal that would have required 3,500 septic tank owners to tap into city sewers. Now, the owners will have the choice of tying in.
    Augusta Commissioners have been debating a proposal that would have required 3,500 septic tank owners to tap into city sewers. Now, the owners will have the choice of tying in.
  • Richmond County Sheriff's Office Cracks Down On Illegal Signs

    Richmond County Sheriff's Office Cracks Down On Illegal Signs

    Tuesday, February 24 2015 6:34 PM EST2015-02-24 23:34:15 GMT
    Richmond County Sheriff's Office (RCSO) New LogoRichmond County Sheriff's Office (RCSO) New Logo
    It's been an issue in Augusta for years. They're eyesores, for sure, but they're also illegal, and on this illegal activity the Richmond County Sheriff's Office is conducting a crack down. WJBF News Channel 6's George Eskola explains.

    It's been an issue in Augusta for years. They're eyesores, for sure, but they're also illegal, and on this illegal activity the Richmond County Sheriff's Office is conducting a crack down. WJBF News Channel 6's George Eskola explains.

  • Annual United Way Of The CSRA Meeting Held Tuesday

    Annual United Way Of The CSRA Meeting Held Tuesday

    Tuesday, February 24 2015 6:12 PM EST2015-02-24 23:12:32 GMT
    Photo from the United Way of the CSRA's annual meeting, which was held TuesdayPhoto from the United Way of the CSRA's annual meeting, which was held Tuesday
    Several area superheroes came together Tuesday to raise money for a good cause.
    Several area superheroes came together Tuesday to raise money for a good cause.
  • Update: Augusta Plant To Expand, Add New Jobs

    Update: Augusta Plant To Expand, Add New Jobs

    Tuesday, February 24 2015 5:40 PM EST2015-02-24 22:40:01 GMT
    Solvay Specialty Polymers logo graphicSolvay Specialty Polymers logo graphic
    Tuesday morning, it was announced that a new specialty polymers unit will be built at the Solvay Specialty Polymers site in Augusta.
    Tuesday morning, it was announced that a new specialty polymers unit will be built at the Solvay Specialty Polymers site in Augusta.
  • Black Ice May Be Possible In The CSRA Tuesday Night

    Black Ice May Be Possible In The CSRA Tuesday Night

    Tuesday, February 24 2015 4:36 PM EST2015-02-24 21:36:22 GMT
    Icy Roads graphicIcy Roads graphic
    The National Weather Service has issued a Special Weather Statement for the possibility of black ice Tuesday night across the CSRA.
    The National Weather Service has issued a Special Weather Statement for the possibility of black ice Tuesday night across the CSRA.
  • Columbia County Man Arrested, Accused Of Having Sex With 15-Year-Old Boy

    Columbia County Man Arrested, Accused Of Having Sex With 15-Year-Old Boy

    Tuesday, February 24 2015 1:19 PM EST2015-02-24 18:19:24 GMT
    Mug shot of 57-year-old Randy Houston Mercer, who has been charged with Aggravated Child Molestation (Credit: Columbia County Sheriff's Office)Mug shot of 57-year-old Randy Houston Mercer, who has been charged with Aggravated Child Molestation (Credit: Columbia County Sheriff's Office)
    WJBF News Channel 6 has learned that a 57-year-old Columbia County man has been arrested by Columbia County Sheriff's Office deputies and charged with Aggravated Child Molestation.
    WJBF News Channel 6 has learned that a 57-year-old Columbia County man has been arrested by Columbia County Sheriff's Office deputies and charged with Aggravated Child Molestation.
  • Clock is Ticking for Georgia Woman on Death Row

    Clock is Ticking for Georgia Woman on Death Row

    Tuesday, February 24 2015 8:09 AM EST2015-02-24 13:09:19 GMT
    Time is running out for Georgia's only female death row inmate.
    Time is running out for Georgia's only female death row inmate.
  • 6 Things You Need To Know Before You Go

    6 Things You Need To Know Before You Go

    6 Things You Need To Know Before You Go

    Tuesday, February 24 2015 6:58 AM EST2015-02-24 11:58:02 GMT
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    6 Things you need to know before you head out the door to start your day.
    6 Things you need to know before you head out the door to start your day.
  • Savannah Selling St. Patrick's Parking Spaces In Advance

    Savannah Selling St. Patrick's Parking Spaces In Advance

    Savannah Selling St. Patrick's Parking Spaces In Advance

    Tuesday, February 24 2015 5:54 AM EST2015-02-24 10:54:45 GMT
    If you're planning to celebrate St. Patrick's Day in Savannah next month, City Hall is selling reserved parking spaces more than two weeks in advance of the sprawling festival and parade.
    If you're planning to celebrate St. Patrick's Day in Savannah next month, City Hall is selling reserved parking spaces more than two weeks in advance of the sprawling festival and parade.
  • Complete List of School Closings and Delays for WJBF Viewing Area

    Complete List of School Closings and Delays for WJBF Viewing Area

    Monday, February 23 2015 11:23 PM EST2015-02-24 04:23:23 GMT
    School Closings graphicSchool Closings graphic
    The following schools are closed or delayed Tuesday, February 24th:Georgia:Jenkins County Schools--ClosedSouth Carolina:Barnwell County Schools--2 hour delay (Staff report by 9:15 AM; Students report by 9:55 AM)Barnwell Academy--2 hour delay
    The following schools are closed or delayed Tuesday, February 24th:Georgia:Jenkins County Schools--ClosedSouth Carolina:Barnwell County Schools--2 hour delay (Staff report by 9:15 AM; Students report by 9:55 AM)Barnwell Academy--2 hour delay
  • The CSRA Prepares for Winter Weather

    The CSRA Prepares for Winter Weather

    Monday, February 23 2015 10:17 PM EST2015-02-24 03:17:43 GMT

    The national weather service issued a winter weather advisory for parts of the CSRA. News Channel 6 spoke with Columbia and Richmond County officials to see how they're preparing.

    The national weather service issued a winter weather advisory for parts of the CSRA. News Channel 6 spoke with Columbia and Richmond County officials to see how they're preparing.

  • Music Breaking the color barrier

    Black History Month - How music influenced the 1960's

    Black History Month - How music influenced the 1960's

    Monday, February 23 2015 9:22 PM EST2015-02-24 02:22:48 GMT
    In 1965, the Voting Rights Act made headlines and bands that played to integrated audiences were topping the charts. News Channel Six's Kimberely Scott - takes a look at how music influenced a movement. "Music it's said to be the universal language, never has a generation been defined by its beats more than the 1960's.It was a time filled with great discoveries, creativity and foot stomping tunes."Danny Ray - Entertainer, "you know during this time, a lot of things were going on you know. Int...
    In 1965, the Voting Rights Act made headlines and bands that played to integrated audiences were topping the charts. News Channel Six's Kimberely Scott - takes a look at how music influenced a movement. "Music it's said to be the universal language, never has a generation been defined by its beats more than the 1960's.It was a time filled with great discoveries, creativity and foot stomping tunes."Danny Ray - Entertainer, "you know during this time, a lot of things were going on you know. Int...
  • Locals remember significant times in their lives

    Black History Month - Everybody has a Story

    Black History Month - Everybody has a Story

    Monday, February 23 2015 8:55 PM EST2015-02-24 01:55:58 GMT
    Every life is different and every person has a perspective. In this installment of Augusta remembers the Voting Rights Act of 1965.....Kimberely Scott talks to many who remember how things were in the 60's."I am Dr. Joseph Hobbs I am Chair of the Department of Family Medicine at at the Medical College of Georgia at Georgia Regions University." Grady Abrams - retired teacher, Laney High School, "I taught at Laney from 61 to 65, at that time we were still under segregation, so our dreams and ho...
    Every life is different and every person has a perspective. In this installment of Augusta remembers the Voting Rights Act of 1965.....Kimberely Scott talks to many who remember how things were in the 60's."I am Dr. Joseph Hobbs I am Chair of the Department of Family Medicine at at the Medical College of Georgia at Georgia Regions University." Grady Abrams - retired teacher, Laney High School, "I taught at Laney from 61 to 65, at that time we were still under segregation, so our dreams and ho...
  • Nation Deals With Rough Winter Weather

    Nation Deals With Rough Winter Weather

    Monday, February 23 2015 8:51 PM EST2015-02-24 01:51:43 GMT
    As the CSRA gets set for a possible wintry mix, other parts of the country have it much, much worse. Watch this story to find out how winter weather is hitting hard. Also, a reminder to watch Good Morning Augusta beginning at 4:30am Tuesday for continuous weather coverage to start your day.ABC's Marci Gonzalez reports.
    As the CSRA gets set for a possible wintry mix, other parts of the country have it much, much worse. Watch this story to find out how winter weather is hitting hard. Also, a reminder to watch Good Morning Augusta beginning at 4:30am Tuesday for continuous weather coverage to start your day.ABC's Marci Gonzalez reports.
  • Community Loses a Compassionate Leader in Patsy Skinner

    Community Loses a Compassionate Leader in Patsy Skinner

    Monday, February 23 2015 8:35 PM EST2015-02-24 01:35:05 GMT
    Community loses a compassionate leader in Patsy Skinner.
    Community loses a compassionate leader in Patsy Skinner.
  • Increase in Firearms Found at Augusta Regional Airport

    Increase in Firearms Found at Augusta Regional Airport

    Monday, February 23 2015 7:08 PM EST2015-02-24 00:08:24 GMT
    A loaded gun was found last in a passenger's luggage going through the security checkpoint last week.
    A loaded gun was found last in a passenger's luggage going through the security checkpoint last week.
  • Remembering the first time at the polls

    Black History Month - First Time Voting

    Black History Month - First Time Voting

    Monday, February 23 2015 6:36 PM EST2015-02-23 23:36:15 GMT
    As News Channel 6 continues to celebrate Black History Month, today we take a look at those impacted by the Voting Rights Act of 1965. News Channel 6's Kimberely Scott talks to local officials about what they remember.Kim, "Fighting for the right to vote is one thing, actually doing it is another story.but recognizing the purpose, opens the flood gates memories for so many."Dr. James Carter - Local Historian, "During the time that blacks were disfranchised, blacks could not vote periodDr. Lee...
    As News Channel 6 continues to celebrate Black History Month, today we take a look at those impacted by the Voting Rights Act of 1965. News Channel 6's Kimberely Scott talks to local officials about what they remember.Kim, "Fighting for the right to vote is one thing, actually doing it is another story.but recognizing the purpose, opens the flood gates memories for so many."Dr. James Carter - Local Historian, "During the time that blacks were disfranchised, blacks could not vote periodDr. Lee...
  • Every Vote Counts

    Black History Month - Elected Officials

    Black History Month - Elected Officials

    Monday, February 23 2015 6:24 PM EST2015-02-23 23:24:14 GMT
    The 15th Amendment gave all citizens the right to vote in 1870.The 1965 voting Rights Act added to that by making it illegal to have poll taxes and literacy tests.News Channel Six's Kimberely Scott sat down with those who say are beneficiaries of the Act. In the 1960's, the landscape of elected officials in the CSRA looked very different than it does in 2015. If you think your vote doesn't count, those who currently hold positions say they wouldn't have them if supporters had not gone to the ...
    The 15th Amendment gave all citizens the right to vote in 1870.The 1965 voting Rights Act added to that by making it illegal to have poll taxes and literacy tests.News Channel Six's Kimberely Scott sat down with those who say are beneficiaries of the Act. In the 1960's, the landscape of elected officials in the CSRA looked very different than it does in 2015. If you think your vote doesn't count, those who currently hold positions say they wouldn't have them if supporters had not gone to the ...
  • An Augusta man is Charged with Child Molestation and Child Pornography

    An Augusta man is Charged with Child Molestation and Child Pornography

    Monday, February 23 2015 5:31 PM EST2015-02-23 22:31:09 GMT
    The Columbia County Sheriff's Office charged Randy Mercer with child molestation, child pornography and enticing a child for indecent purposes.
    The Columbia County Sheriff's Office charged Randy Mercer with child molestation, child pornography and enticing a child for indecent purposes.

  • Update on 6: Burke County Teacher Arrested

    Update on 6: Burke County Teacher Arrested

    Monday, February 23 2015 5:17 PM EST2015-02-23 22:17:06 GMT

    A Burke County Teacher turned himself in Saturday night after The Burke County Sheriff's Office released a warrant for his arrest. This is the teacher's second time in trouble with deputies in the 3 years.

    A Burke County Teacher turned himself in Saturday night after The Burke County Sheriff's Office released a warrant for his arrest. This is the teacher's second time in trouble with deputies in the 3 years.

  • Winter Weather Advisory for Part of WJBF Viewing Area; School Closings Announced

    Winter Weather Advisory for Part of WJBF Viewing Area; School Closings Announced

    Monday, February 23 2015 4:02 PM EST2015-02-23 21:02:26 GMT
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    The National Weather Service in Columbia, S.C. has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for part of the News Channel 6 viewing area for early Tuesday morning into Tuesday afternoon.The advisory runs from 4AM until 4PM Tuesday. In our viewing area, it includes the Counties of Columbia, McDuffie, Richmond, Screven, Burke, Jenkins and Screven in Georgia. Also included are Aiken, Barnwell and Allendale Counties in South Carolina.Jenkins County Schools have been cancelled for Tuesday.The National Weat...
    The National Weather Service in Columbia, S.C. has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for part of the News Channel 6 viewing area for early Tuesday morning into Tuesday afternoon.The advisory runs from 4AM until 4PM Tuesday. In our viewing area, it includes the Counties of Columbia, McDuffie, Richmond, Screven, Burke, Jenkins and Screven in Georgia. Also included are Aiken, Barnwell and Allendale Counties in South Carolina.Jenkins County Schools have been cancelled for Tuesday.The National Weat...
  • GRU Cancer Center Unveils c-CARE Initiative

    GRU Cancer Center Unveils c-CARE Initiative

    GRU Cancer Center Unveils c-CARE Initiative

    Monday, February 23 2015 3:56 PM EST2015-02-23 20:56:44 GMT
    Georgia Regents University Cancer Center unveiled a new initiative on Monday to help reduce cancer among minorities. A concept that's been in the making for more than a year is finally coming to life. The c-CARE initiative, which stands for cancer-Community Awareness Access Research and Education, is a way for the community to get involved with fighting cancer before it even hits. "A lot of times we are focused on the clinical aspects of the disease, managing it after it's occurred, hopefu...
    Georgia Regents University Cancer Center unveiled a new initiative on Monday to help reduce cancer among minorities. A concept that's been in the making for more than a year is finally coming to life. The c-CARE initiative, which stands for cancer-Community Awareness Access Research and Education, is a way for the community to get involved with fighting cancer before it even hits. "A lot of times we are focused on the clinical aspects of the disease, managing it after it's occurred, hopefu...
  • 6 Things You Need To Know Before You Go

    6 Things You Need To Know Before You Go

    6 Things You Need To Know Before You Go

    Monday, February 23 2015 7:01 AM EST2015-02-23 12:01:17 GMT
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    6 Things you need to know before you head out the door to start your day.
    6 Things you need to know before you head out the door to start your day.
  • A Mother's cry for Help to find her Missing son

    A Mother's cry for Help to find her Missing son

    Sunday, February 22 2015 9:46 PM EST2015-02-23 02:46:38 GMT
    Timothy Wade Jaskiewicz went missing on Monday.Timothy Wade Jaskiewicz went missing on Monday.

    Tim Jaskiewicz went missing from Apollo Beach, GA on Monday, February 16th. Law Enforcement says he was visiting a friend when he disappeared.

    Tim Jaskiewicz went missing from Apollo Beach, GA on Monday, February 16th. Law Enforcement says he was visiting a friend when he disappeared.

  • New "Community Cards" to Track Services for the Needy

    New "Community Cards" to Track Services for the Needy

    New "Community Cards" to Track Services for the Needy

    Sunday, February 22 2015 4:50 PM EST2015-02-22 21:50:23 GMT
    A new system to better help the poor and homeless in the CSRA is about to launch at the Salvation Army. The organization is in the process of printing ID cards to track how many services each person uses on a daily basis. A quick scan is all it takes for a number of services to be counted. The picture ID is called a "Community Card" will be given to each person who walks through the doors at the Salvation Army. It's all a part of a new system called "Compass Rose" that compiles data from ever...
    A new system to better help the poor and homeless in the CSRA is about to launch at the Salvation Army. The organization is in the process of printing ID cards to track how many services each person uses on a daily basis. A quick scan is all it takes for a number of services to be counted. The picture ID is called a "Community Card" will be given to each person who walks through the doors at the Salvation Army. It's all a part of a new system called "Compass Rose" that compiles data from ever...
  • Richmond County Schools to Host Forum Sunday

    Richmond County Schools to Host Forum Sunday

    Sunday, February 22 2015 9:04 AM EST2015-02-22 14:04:44 GMT
    The Richmond County School System is hosting a forum to bring educators and the community together.
    The Richmond County School System is hosting a forum to bring educators and the community together.
  • GMA Sunday Headlines: February 22, 2015

    GMA Sunday Headlines: February 22, 2015

    Sunday, February 22 2015 8:33 AM EST2015-02-22 13:33:34 GMT
    WJBF News Channel 6's News team has the News updates that affect the Georgia and South Carolina counties of the CSRA.
    WJBF News Channel 6's News team has the News updates that affect the Georgia and South Carolina counties of the CSRA.
  • Organizers Gear Up for GRU Augusta Half Marathon and 10K

    Organizers Gear Up for GRU Augusta Half Marathon and 10K

    Sunday, February 22 2015 6:33 AM EST2015-02-22 11:33:49 GMT
    Augusta, GA - The Sports Fanatic 5K kicked off for the first time Saturday morning...
    Augusta, GA - The Sports Fanatic 5K kicked off for the first time Saturday morning...
  • Ft. Gordon Soldiers Honored During GRU Military Appreciation Week

    Ft. Gordon Soldiers Honored During GRU Military Appreciation Week

    Ft. Gordon Soldiers Honored During GRU Military Appreciation Week

    Saturday, February 21 2015 6:57 PM EST2015-02-21 23:57:44 GMT
    It may have been hard to spot your friends in the sea of camouflage at Saturday's GRU Men's Basketball Game. Around 1,000 Fort Gordon soldiers cheered the Jaguars on during GRU's Military Appreciation Week. The Soldier's Creed is just one of the many parts of the job that the public got to see up-close at the GRU "Salute Game." "This type of event really allows us to show what the sacrifices are of military members and allows the community to show their appreciation for that, but it also al...
    It may have been hard to spot your friends in the sea of camouflage at Saturday's GRU Men's Basketball Game. Around 1,000 Fort Gordon soldiers cheered the Jaguars on during GRU's Military Appreciation Week. The Soldier's Creed is just one of the many parts of the job that the public got to see up-close at the GRU "Salute Game." "This type of event really allows us to show what the sacrifices are of military members and allows the community to show their appreciation for that, but it also al...
  • Restaurants to Face Off in Girl Scout Cookie Dessert Competition

    Restaurants to Face Off in Girl Scout Cookie Dessert Competition

    Saturday, February 21 2015 9:02 AM EST2015-02-21 14:02:17 GMT
    It's that time of the year. Girl Scout cookie time and this year, some restaurants are getting in on the fun
    It's that time of the year. Girl Scout cookie time and this year, some restaurants are getting in on the fun
  • GMA Saturday Headlines: February 21, 2015

    GMA Saturday Headlines: February 21, 2015

    Saturday, February 21 2015 8:38 AM EST2015-02-21 13:38:51 GMT
    WJBF News Channel 6's News team has the News updates that affect the Georgia and South Carolina counties of the CSRA.
    WJBF News Channel 6's News team has the News updates that affect the Georgia and South Carolina counties of the CSRA.
  • Man Accused Of Child Molestation Denied Bond

    Man Accused Of Child Molestation Denied Bond

    Friday, February 20 2015 4:50 PM EST2015-02-20 21:50:22 GMT
    A Grovetown man accused of child molestation -- Chad Stefani -- made his first court appearance before a Columbia County judge Friday.
    A Grovetown man accused of child molestation -- Chad Stefani -- made his first court appearance before a Columbia County judge Friday.
  • Senator David Perdue Highlights Strategic Partnership With Israel, Meets With Prime Minister Netanyahu

    Senator David Perdue Highlights Strategic Partnership With Israel, Meets With Prime Minister Netanyahu

    Friday, February 20 2015 4:29 PM EST2015-02-20 21:29:09 GMT
    U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) traveled to Israel this week and met with Prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
    U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) traveled to Israel this week and met with Prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
  • Former Pharmacy Technician Sentenced After Plea Deal

    Former Pharmacy Technician Sentenced After Plea Deal

    Friday, February 20 2015 4:20 PM EST2015-02-20 21:20:01 GMT
    Former pharmacy technician, Romesha Striggles, reaches a plea deal for obtaining painkillers that were sold illegally.
    Former pharmacy technician, Romesha Striggles, reaches a plea deal for obtaining painkillers that were sold illegally.
  • UPDATED ON 6: Driver Charged After Crashing Car Through Fence At Daniel Field

    UPDATED ON 6: Driver Charged After Crashing Car Through Fence At Daniel Field

    Friday, February 20 2015 2:18 PM EST2015-02-20 19:18:08 GMT
    Photo from the scene where a car crashed through a fence at Daniel Field Friday morning. (Credit: Dominic Lee)Photo from the scene where a car crashed through a fence at Daniel Field Friday morning. (Credit: Dominic Lee)
    We have learned more information on an Friday incident involving a car crashing through a fence at Daniel Field Airport.
    We have learned more information on an Friday incident involving a car crashing through a fence at Daniel Field Airport.
  • UPDATED ON 6: Mayor Hardie Davis, Jr. Announces Call To Amend Augusta Charter

    UPDATED ON 6: Mayor Hardie Davis, Jr. Announces Call To Amend Augusta Charter

    Friday, February 20 2015 2:10 PM EST2015-02-20 19:10:19 GMT
    Photo of Augusta Mayor Hardie Davis, Jr.Photo of Augusta Mayor Hardie Davis, Jr.
    Friday, at a press conference, Mayor Hardie Davis, Jr. announced a call to action for the citizens of Augusta to initiate change in Augusta's form of government.
    Friday, at a press conference, Mayor Hardie Davis, Jr. announced a call to action for the citizens of Augusta to initiate change in Augusta's form of government.
  • Georgia's Only Female Death Row Inmate Orders Large Last Meal

    Georgia's Only Female Death Row Inmate Orders Large Last Meal

    Friday, February 20 2015 11:25 AM EST2015-02-20 16:25:19 GMT
    Photo of Kelly Renee Gissendaner (Credit: ABC News)Photo of Kelly Renee Gissendaner (Credit: ABC News)
    The only woman on death row in Georgia has ordered up a large last meal.
    The only woman on death row in Georgia has ordered up a large last meal.
  • DEVELOPING ON 6: Bond Set For Augusta Man Accused In Girlfriend's Death

    DEVELOPING ON 6: Bond Set For Augusta Man Accused In Girlfriend's Death

    Friday, February 20 2015 10:26 AM EST2015-02-20 15:26:07 GMT
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    WJBF News Channel 6 has learned that bond has been set for a man who is accused in his girlfriend's death after she was assaulted at Maxwell House Apartments.
    WJBF News Channel 6 has learned that bond has been set for a man who is accused in his girlfriend's death after she was assaulted at Maxwell House Apartments.
  • 6 Things You Need To Know Before You Go

    6 Things You Need To Know Before You Go

    6 Things You Need To Know Before You Go

    Friday, February 20 2015 7:02 AM EST2015-02-20 12:02:04 GMT
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    6 Things you need to know before you head out the door to start your day.
    6 Things you need to know before you head out the door to start your day.
  • Brad Means Does My Job: Printer

    Brad Means Does My Job: Printer

    Thursday, February 19 2015 8:36 PM EST2015-02-20 01:36:44 GMT
    Phoenix Printing has been a part of our community for generations.Owner Jeff Hadden says, "Our business was started around 1876. It's just been in a few families."Jeff Hadden is following in his father's footsteps at Phoenix. It's a busy place"We're like one big family," he says. "We run 6 days a week, two shifts a day. We just react to the community's needs in printing. We're very community oriented and love to give back to this community."From the team that takes your order,To the folks who...
    Phoenix Printing has been a part of our community for generations.Owner Jeff Hadden says, "Our business was started around 1876. It's just been in a few families."Jeff Hadden is following in his father's footsteps at Phoenix. It's a busy place"We're like one big family," he says. "We run 6 days a week, two shifts a day. We just react to the community's needs in printing. We're very community oriented and love to give back to this community."From the team that takes your order,To the folks who...
  • Family Talks About GBI Crime Lab Body Mixup

    Family Talks About GBI Crime Lab Body Mixup

    Thursday, February 19 2015 6:11 PM EST2015-02-19 23:11:56 GMT
    An Augusta family is being forced to re-open old wounds because of a mixup at the GBI Crime Lab. WJBF News Channel 6's Mike Miller explains.
    An Augusta family is being forced to re-open old wounds because of a mixup at the GBI Crime Lab. WJBF News Channel 6's Mike Miller explains.
  • Local Doctors May Soon Have A Drug To Treat "Superbug"

    Local Doctors May Soon Have A Drug To Treat "Superbug"

    Thursday, February 19 2015 5:53 PM EST2015-02-19 22:53:13 GMT
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    The 'Superbug', also known as CRE, may be to blame for the deaths of 2 patients in California. Doctors at GRU say they may soon have an antibiotic that can treat this deadly infection. WJBF News Channel 6's Margaret-Ann Carter has the story.
    The 'Superbug', also known as CRE, may be to blame for the deaths of 2 patients in California. Doctors at GRU say they may soon have an antibiotic that can treat this deadly infection. WJBF News Channel 6's Margaret-Ann Carter has the story.
  • Dogs Rescued By Augusta Firefighters

    Dogs Rescued By Augusta Firefighters

    Thursday, February 19 2015 5:39 PM EST2015-02-19 22:39:21 GMT
    Photo of an Augusta firefighter with a dog that was rescued during a Thursday fire. (Credit: Augusta Fire Department)Photo of an Augusta firefighter with a dog that was rescued during a Thursday fire. (Credit: Augusta Fire Department)
    WJBF News Channel 6 has learned that 3 dogs were rescued from a fire that broke out on Mill Street, in Augusta, Thursday.
    WJBF News Channel 6 has learned that 3 dogs were rescued from a fire that broke out on Mill Street, in Augusta, Thursday.
  • Consumers Urged To Conserve Energy As Temperatures Plummet

    Consumers Urged To Conserve Energy As Temperatures Plummet

    Thursday, February 19 2015 4:50 PM EST2015-02-19 21:50:30 GMT
    Cold Winter Weather Thermometer graphicCold Winter Weather Thermometer graphic
    Consumers are urged to conserve energy as record low temperatures across Georgia and South Carolina Thursday night will put heavy demand on the electricity grid as consumers use more energy to keep warm.
    Consumers are urged to conserve energy as record low temperatures across Georgia and South Carolina Thursday night will put heavy demand on the electricity grid as consumers use more energy to keep warm.
  • Due To Freezing Temps, Clemson Baseball Series Will Be Played In Augusta: GRU Adjusts Schedule

    Due To Freezing Temps, Clemson Baseball Series Will Be Played In Augusta: GRU Adjusts Schedule

    Thursday, February 19 2015 3:46 PM EST2015-02-19 20:46:20 GMT
    This weekend's baseball series between Clemson University and the University of Maine has been altered due to freezing temperatures and wil lbe played in Augusta. This is also causing GRU to adjust their weekend baseball schedule.
    This weekend's baseball series between Clemson University and the University of Maine has been altered due to freezing temperatures and wil lbe played in Augusta. This is also causing GRU to adjust their weekend baseball schedule.
  • Could 'Superbug' Outbreak At California Hospital Make It To The CSRA?

    Could 'Superbug' Outbreak At California Hospital Make It To The CSRA?

    Thursday, February 19 2015 2:59 PM EST2015-02-19 19:59:14 GMT
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    A potentially deadly "superbug" resistant to antibiotics has infected seven patients, including two who died, and more than 160 others were exposed at a Los Angeles hospital.
    A potentially deadly "superbug" resistant to antibiotics has infected seven patients, including two who died, and more than 160 others were exposed at a Los Angeles hospital.
  • VP Biden in SC to Push Roads Plan

    VP Biden in SC to Push Roads Plan

    Wednesday, February 18 2015 8:58 PM EST2015-02-19 01:58:56 GMT
    Vice President Joe Biden was in Columbia Wednesday to push a federal plan to improve roads and bridges across the U.S. "The United States of America ranks 28th in the world in modern infrastructure. We shouldn't rank 28th in the world in anything that needs to be done for our country," he said at Owen Steel. President Obama officially announced the plan earlier this month. It's called “Grow America” and would spend $478 billion over six years on transportation infrastructure. To pay for it, ...
    Vice President Joe Biden was in Columbia Wednesday to push a federal plan to improve roads and bridges across the U.S. "The United States of America ranks 28th in the world in modern infrastructure. We shouldn't rank 28th in the world in anything that needs to be done for our country," he said at Owen Steel. President Obama officially announced the plan earlier this month. It's called “Grow America” and would spend $478 billion over six years on transportation infrastructure. To pay for it, ...
  • Warming Centers Opened In Richmond County

    Warming Centers Opened In Richmond County

    Wednesday, February 18 2015 6:33 PM EST2015-02-18 23:33:46 GMT
    Cold Winter Weather Thermometer graphicCold Winter Weather Thermometer graphic
    As local residents prepare to weather some of the coldest temperatures of the season the Augusta-Richmond County Emergency Management Agency is making provisions for people who do not have heat.
    As local residents prepare to weather some of the coldest temperatures of the season the Augusta-Richmond County Emergency Management Agency is making provisions for people who do not have heat.
  • Grovetown Mother Talks About Attempted Child Molestation Incident

    Grovetown Mother Talks About Attempted Child Molestation Incident

    Wednesday, February 18 2015 6:13 PM EST2015-02-18 23:13:48 GMT
    A Grovetown mother is holding her children a little tighter after an incident on Tuesday.
    A Grovetown mother is holding her children a little tighter after an incident on Tuesday.
  • BREAKING ON 6: Deputies, Investigators Respond To Reported Stabbing At Augusta Mall

    BREAKING ON 6: Deputies, Investigators Respond To Reported Stabbing At Augusta Mall

    Wednesday, February 18 2015 5:56 PM EST2015-02-18 22:56:19 GMT
    Photo of Richmond County Sheriff's Office vehicles at Augusta MallPhoto of Richmond County Sheriff's Office vehicles at Augusta Mall
    WJBF News Channel 6 has learned that investigators and deputies with the Richmond County Sheriff's Office have responded to a situation at the Augusta Mall.
    WJBF News Channel 6 has learned that investigators and deputies with the Richmond County Sheriff's Office have responded to a situation at the Augusta Mall.
  • Architect in Place to Build New Harlem Library

    Architect in Place to Build New Harlem Library

    Architect in Place to Build New Harlem Library

    Wednesday, February 18 2015 5:54 PM EST2015-02-18 22:54:54 GMT
    Columbia County's first library is getting an upgrade. It's not exactly renovations that will be coming to the Harlem Library, but an entire new facility. The project is listed on the sales tax package passed in November and the county is getting a jump start on the building. David Dixon is the architect in place to build the new library, and now, the city has its sights set on a new location. An inviting front porch carries all the charm you would expect in the small town of Harlem, but this...
    Columbia County's first library is getting an upgrade. It's not exactly renovations that will be coming to the Harlem Library, but an entire new facility. The project is listed on the sales tax package passed in November and the county is getting a jump start on the building. David Dixon is the architect in place to build the new library, and now, the city has its sights set on a new location. An inviting front porch carries all the charm you would expect in the small town of Harlem, but this...
  • Poison Centers Warn People About Silent Killer

    Poison Centers Warn People About Silent Killer

    Wednesday, February 18 2015 5:52 PM EST2015-02-18 22:52:39 GMT
    Palmetto Poison Center warns of the dangers of Carbon Monoxide poisoning.Palmetto Poison Center warns of the dangers of Carbon Monoxide poisoning.
    After 2 people are killed by what some call the silent killer, The Palmetto Poison Center is cautioning people to be aware of Carbon Monoxide poisoning.
    After 2 people are killed by what some call the silent killer, The Palmetto Poison Center is cautioning people to be aware of Carbon Monoxide poisoning.
  • Richmond County Sheriff's Office To Conduct "Customer Satisfaction" Survey

    Richmond County Sheriff's Office To Conduct "Customer Satisfaction" Survey

    Wednesday, February 18 2015 4:19 PM EST2015-02-18 21:19:52 GMT
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    On Friday, the Community Services Division of the Richmond County Sheriff's Office will be setting up a table in the food court of the Augusta Mall to conduct a “customer satisfaction” survey.
    On Friday, the Community Services Division of the Richmond County Sheriff's Office will be setting up a table in the food court of the Augusta Mall to conduct a “customer satisfaction” survey.
  • CSRA Winter Weather School Delays

    CSRA Winter Weather School Delays

    Wednesday, February 18 2015 4:05 PM EST2015-02-18 21:05:25 GMT
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    There is some information coming into the WJBF News Channel 6 Newsroom concerning CSRA school systems and possible delays due to frigid temps expected in the area over the next few days.
    There is some information coming into the WJBF News Channel 6 Newsroom concerning CSRA school systems and possible delays due to frigid temps expected in the area over the next few days.
  • Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Prevention Tips During Frigid Temps

    Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Prevention Tips During Frigid Temps

    Wednesday, February 18 2015 3:13 PM EST2015-02-18 20:13:41 GMT
    Carbon Monoxide Home Warning graphicCarbon Monoxide Home Warning graphic
    Extremely cold temperatures are ahead and we have information from the Palmetto Poison Center on what you need to know to protect yourself and your family from carbon monoxide poisoning.
    Extremely cold temperatures are ahead and we have information from the Palmetto Poison Center on what you need to know to protect yourself and your family from carbon monoxide poisoning.
  • How To Fix A Broken Heart In Less Than 20 Minutes

    How To Fix A Broken Heart In Less Than 20 Minutes

    Wednesday, February 18 2015 1:11 PM EST2015-02-18 18:11:33 GMT
    Cardiologists at GRU Medical Center take WJBF News Channel 6's Margaret-Ann Carter through a tour of their new hybrid lab. This new lab allows them to complete heart surgery in less than 20 minutes.
    Cardiologists at GRU Medical Center take WJBF News Channel 6's Margaret-Ann Carter through a tour of their new hybrid lab. This new lab allows them to complete heart surgery in less than 20 minutes.
  • 6 Things You Need To Know Before You Go

    6 Things You Need To Know Before You Go

    6 Things You Need To Know Before You Go

    Wednesday, February 18 2015 6:59 AM EST2015-02-18 11:59:02 GMT
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    6 Things you need to know before you head out the door to start your day.
    6 Things you need to know before you head out the door to start your day.
  • Parking Plan To Bring Hundreds Of Tech Jobs To Old Fort Discovery Building

    Parking Plan To Bring Hundreds Of Tech Jobs To Old Fort Discovery Building

    Tuesday, February 17 2015 7:20 PM EST2015-02-18 00:20:36 GMT
    Photo of the old Fort Discovery building in downtown AugustaPhoto of the old Fort Discovery building in downtown Augusta
    Prime riverfront land will be going to parking for a new business moving to downtown Augusta, but the payoff will be hundreds of new jobs.
    Prime riverfront land will be going to parking for a new business moving to downtown Augusta, but the payoff will be hundreds of new jobs.
  • "Out There...Somewhere": He Held On To History-Making Headlines

    "Out There...Somewhere": He Held On To History-Making Headlines

    Tuesday, February 17 2015 7:09 PM EST2015-02-18 00:09:43 GMT
    Photo of an old newspaper WJBF News Channel 6's George Eskola found "Out There...Somewhere".Photo of an old newspaper WJBF News Channel 6's George Eskola found "Out There...Somewhere".
    He saved them from a bonfire nearly forty years ago, and now David Jerrett's newspapers are turning 70. It's "Out There...Somewhere" with WJBF News Channel 6's George Eskola.
    He saved them from a bonfire nearly forty years ago, and now David Jerrett's newspapers are turning 70. It's "Out There...Somewhere" with WJBF News Channel 6's George Eskola.
  • Family Y Kicks Off Annual Fundraising Campaign

    Family Y Kicks Off Annual Fundraising Campaign

    Tuesday, February 17 2015 6:22 PM EST2015-02-17 23:22:39 GMT
    Photo from the Family Y of Greater Augusta's annual fundraising campaign kickoff Tuesday in North AugustaPhoto from the Family Y of Greater Augusta's annual fundraising campaign kickoff Tuesday in North Augusta
    The Family Y of Greater Augusta needs your help! Tuesday, their annual fundraising campaign kicked off in North Augusta.
    The Family Y of Greater Augusta needs your help! Tuesday, their annual fundraising campaign kicked off in North Augusta.
  • Group Lays Out Plan to Clean Up Money Problems at Paine College

    Group Lays Out Plan to Clean Up Money Problems at Paine College

    Tuesday, February 17 2015 6:10 PM EST2015-02-17 23:10:33 GMT
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    The plan not only includes financial help for Paine College. It also gets the administration to move in front of its veil of secrecy to open up communication with the community.
    The plan not only includes financial help for Paine College. It also gets the administration to move in front of its veil of secrecy to open up communication with the community.
  • Augusta Commissioners Put Off Vote On Storm Water Utility Fee

    Augusta Commissioners Put Off Vote On Storm Water Utility Fee

    Tuesday, February 17 2015 5:42 PM EST2015-02-17 22:42:21 GMT
    Photo from Tuesday's Augusta Commission meetingPhoto from Tuesday's Augusta Commission meeting
     Last week Augusta commissioners seemed ready to approve the Storm Water Utility Fee but that's on hold for now and not having public information meeting before the final vote is only one issue
    Last week, Augusta Commissioners seemed ready to approve the Storm Water Utility Fee, but that's on hold for now and not having public information meeting before the final vote is only one issue. WJBF News Channel 6's George Eskola has the story.
  • Local Economy Affected by Closing of Trenton Facility

    Local Economy Affected by Closing of Trenton Facility

    Local Economy Affected by Closing of Trenton Facility

    Tuesday, February 17 2015 5:27 PM EST2015-02-17 22:27:17 GMT
    Hundreds of people in Edgefield County will soon have to find new jobs. Urban Outfitters announced plans to close its Trenton, South Carolina facility and relocate to Gap, Pennsylvania. Many were shocked to hear this announcement including the Economic Development Partnership office that covers Aiken, Edgefield, and Saluda Counties. An attempt to bring more people to Downtown Edgefield will soon be hindered by the closing of the nearby Urban Outfitters facility. "I work at a local doctor's o...
    Hundreds of people in Edgefield County will soon have to find new jobs. Urban Outfitters announced plans to close its Trenton, South Carolina facility and relocate to Gap, Pennsylvania. Many were shocked to hear this announcement including the Economic Development Partnership office that covers Aiken, Edgefield, and Saluda Counties. An attempt to bring more people to Downtown Edgefield will soon be hindered by the closing of the nearby Urban Outfitters facility. "I work at a local doctor's o...
  • Former South Augusta Flea Market Owner Charged With Child Molestation Acquitted

    Former South Augusta Flea Market Owner Charged With Child Molestation Acquitted

    Tuesday, February 17 2015 3:49 PM EST2015-02-17 20:49:36 GMT
    Photo of Harold Eugene "Dusty" RhodesPhoto of Harold Eugene "Dusty" Rhodes
    A former owner of the South Augusta Flea Market, who was charged with child molestation, has now been acquitted on those charges.
    A former owner of the South Augusta Flea Market, who was charged with child molestation, has now been acquitted on those charges.
  • DEVELOPING ON 6: Possible Sexual Predator Sought In Grovetown

    DEVELOPING ON 6: Possible Sexual Predator Sought In Grovetown

    Tuesday, February 17 2015 2:05 PM EST2015-02-17 19:05:29 GMT
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    WJBF News Channel 6 has learned there is a search going on in the Grovetown area of Columbia County for a possible sexual predator.
    WJBF News Channel 6 has learned there is a search going on in the Grovetown area of Columbia County for a possible sexual predator.
  • GEMA, Sizemore Security Hold Active Shooter Training Workshop

    GEMA, Sizemore Security Hold Active Shooter Training Workshop

    Tuesday, February 17 2015 1:57 PM EST2015-02-17 18:57:54 GMT
    Photo from an active shooter training workshop that was held in Augusta on Tuesday, February 10th.Photo from an active shooter training workshop that was held in Augusta on Tuesday, February 10th.
    A training workshop held Tuesday, February 10th helped businesses prepare for attacks.
    A training workshop held Tuesday, February 10th helped businesses prepare for attacks.
  • Elderly Man Dies In Warren County Home Fire

    Elderly Man Dies In Warren County Home Fire

    Tuesday, February 17 2015 10:27 AM EST2015-02-17 15:27:32 GMT
    Deadly Fire graphicDeadly Fire graphic
    An 81-year-old man died early Tuesday morning as the result of a home fire in Warren County.
    An 81-year-old man died early Tuesday morning as the result of a home fire in Warren County.
  • UGA Student Dies Of Undisclosed Illness

    UGA Student Dies Of Undisclosed Illness

    UGA Student Dies Of Undisclosed Illness

    Tuesday, February 17 2015 7:41 AM EST2015-02-17 12:41:06 GMT
    Authorities say a University of Georgia student has died of an undisclosed illness. The Athens Banner-Herald reports (http://bit.ly/1vAV2Hw) that the female student from Dacula was admitted to Athens Regional Medical Center on Thursday and died early Monday. University spokesman Tom Jackson said federal privacy laws prevent him from saying what the suspected illness was. A hospital spokesman told the newspaper that tests were being done to help determine a cause of death, but the results were...
    Authorities say a University of Georgia student has died of an undisclosed illness. The Athens Banner-Herald reports (http://bit.ly/1vAV2Hw) that the female student from Dacula was admitted to Athens Regional Medical Center on Thursday and died early Monday. University spokesman Tom Jackson said federal privacy laws prevent him from saying what the suspected illness was. A hospital spokesman told the newspaper that tests were being done to help determine a cause of death, but the results were...
  • 6 Things You Need To Know Before You Go

    6 Things You Need To Know Before You Go

    6 Things You Need To Know Before You Go

    Tuesday, February 17 2015 6:42 AM EST2015-02-17 11:42:03 GMT
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    6 Things you need to know before you head out the door to start your day.
    6 Things you need to know before you head out the door to start your day.
  • Plan To Hold Public Meetings After Storm Water utility Fee Vote Blasted

    Plan To Hold Public Meetings After Storm Water utility Fee Vote Blasted

    Tuesday, February 17 2015 6:25 AM EST2015-02-17 11:25:23 GMT
    A former Augusta Commissioner blasts the plan to hold public meetings after the vote on the storm water utility fee, but now Commissioners say the fee isn't ready to be voted on this week. WJBF News Channel 6's George Eskola has the story.
    A former Augusta Commissioner blasts the plan to hold public meetings after the vote on the storm water utility fee, but now Commissioners say the fee isn't ready to be voted on this week. WJBF News Channel 6's George Eskola has the story.
  • Mayor And Commissioners Take On City Money

    Mayor And Commissioners Take On City Money

    Monday, February 16 2015 6:36 PM EST2015-02-16 23:36:58 GMT

    The spending and collecting of money in Augusta is at center stage when Mayor Davis, as well as Commissioner Pro-Tem Grady Smith and Commissioner Bill Lockett join the set of “The Means Report.”

    The spending and collecting of money in Augusta is at center stage when Mayor Davis, as well as Commissioner Pro-Tem Grady Smith and Commissioner Bill Lockett join the set of “The Means Report.”

  • Prime Downtown Augusta Property May Be Become Parking Lot

    Prime Downtown Augusta Property May Be Become Parking Lot

    Monday, February 16 2015 5:37 PM EST2015-02-16 22:37:54 GMT
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    To help get Unisys into the old Fort Discovery building, the Augusta Economic Development Authority wants the city to lease six acres of riverfront land for parking.
    To help get Unisys into the old Fort Discovery building, the Augusta Economic Development Authority wants the city to lease six acres of riverfront land for parking.
  • Child Abuse Cases Down, but Awareness Remains Up

    Child Abuse Cases Down, but Awareness Remains Up

    Child Abuse Cases Down, but Awareness Remains Up

    Monday, February 16 2015 5:34 PM EST2015-02-16 22:34:02 GMT
    It's a type of crime that may be harder to spot, but goes on millions of times per year. Child abuse can be stopped by looking for signs and knowing limits. Discipline taken to the limit is something Sergeant Shane McDaniel from the Richmond County Sheriff's Office said is more common than many think. "We see this all year round, unfortunately, and it's something the sheriff's office takes very, very seriously and that is the way our children are treated," said McDaniel. Just last week, one ...
    It's a type of crime that may be harder to spot, but goes on millions of times per year. Child abuse can be stopped by looking for signs and knowing limits. Discipline taken to the limit is something Sergeant Shane McDaniel from the Richmond County Sheriff's Office said is more common than many think. "We see this all year round, unfortunately, and it's something the sheriff's office takes very, very seriously and that is the way our children are treated," said McDaniel. Just last week, one ...
  • "It's A Brotherhood...": Augusta Fire Department Members Attend Funeral For Fallen Macon Firefighter

    "It's A Brotherhood...": Augusta Fire Department Members Attend Funeral For Fallen Macon Firefighter

    Monday, February 16 2015 5:04 PM EST2015-02-16 22:04:01 GMT
    Photo of Augusta Fire Department members at the funeral for a fallen Macon-Bibb Fire Department firefighter on Monday (Credit: Dee Griffin)Photo of Augusta Fire Department members at the funeral for a fallen Macon-Bibb Fire Department firefighter on Monday (Credit: Dee Griffin)
    Twenty five members of the Augusta Fire Department traveled to Macon on Monday to attend the funeral for a fallen member of the Macon-Bibb Fire Department.
    Twenty five members of the Augusta Fire Department traveled to Macon on Monday to attend the funeral for a fallen member of the Macon-Bibb Fire Department.
  • Crooks Using New Elements to Scam You Out of Your Money

    Crooks Using New Elements to Scam You Out of Your Money

    Monday, February 16 2015 4:45 PM EST2015-02-16 21:45:51 GMT
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    Crooks are claiming to work with the Richmond County Sheriff's Office to scam people into paying them money.

    Crooks are claiming to work with the Richmond County Sheriff's Office to scam people into paying them money.

  • Funeral Set For Former Augusta Councilman

    Funeral Set For Former Augusta Councilman

    Monday, February 16 2015 3:40 PM EST2015-02-16 20:40:19 GMT
    Photo of William Oscar Baker, Sr. (Credit: The Augusta Chronicle)Photo of William Oscar Baker, Sr. (Credit: The Augusta Chronicle)
    Monday, friends and family of a former Augusta City Council member are mourning his death. According to an Augusta Chronicle's obituary, William Oscar Baker, Sr. passed away Saturday at the age of 89.
    Monday, friends and family of a former Augusta City Council member are mourning his death. According to an Augusta Chronicle's obituary, William Oscar Baker, Sr. passed away Saturday at the age of 89.
  • Information Sought On Identity Of Child Found Dead Nearly 16 Years Ago

    Information Sought On Identity Of Child Found Dead Nearly 16 Years Ago

    Monday, February 16 2015 2:29 PM EST2015-02-16 19:29:34 GMT
    Renderings by forensic artists of a child whose body was found in 1999 in Georgia. He has still not been identifiedRenderings by forensic artists of a child whose body was found in 1999 in Georgia. He has still not been identified
    As part of an ongoing search, the National Center for Missing Exploited Children (NCMEC) is asking for the public's help to identify a deceased boy found in Decatur, Georgia on February 26, 1999.The boy has been left without a name for nearly 16 years.His body was found in a wooded area behind a small church cemetery on Clifton Springs Road in South DeKalb County, Georgia. He was estimated to have been 5-7 years of age at the time of the discovery of his body.Forensic analysis has suggested ...
    As part of an ongoing search, the National Center for Missing Exploited Children (NCMEC) is asking for the public's help to identify a deceased boy found in Decatur, Georgia on February 26, 1999.The boy has been left without a name for nearly 16 years.His body was found in a wooded area behind a small church cemetery on Clifton Springs Road in South DeKalb County, Georgia. He was estimated to have been 5-7 years of age at the time of the discovery of his body.Forensic analysis has suggested ...
  • UPDATED ON 6: Man Charged With Beating, Killing Girlfriend At Maxwell House Apartments

    UPDATED ON 6: Man Charged With Beating, Killing Girlfriend At Maxwell House Apartments

    Monday, February 16 2015 2:09 PM EST2015-02-16 19:09:51 GMT
    Mus shot of 58-year-old David Maurice Kyler (Credit: Richmond County Sheriff's Office)Mus shot of 58-year-old David Maurice Kyler (Credit: Richmond County Sheriff's Office)
    The man accused of beating his girlfriend at Maxwell House Apartments will now face a murder charge.
    The man accused of beating his girlfriend at Maxwell House Apartments will now face a murder charge.
  • Man Wanted for Forging Stolen Checks

    Man Wanted for Forging Stolen Checks

    Monday, February 16 2015 10:04 AM EST2015-02-16 15:04:43 GMT
    Richmond County Deputies are looking for the man they say is buying items at stores using stolen checks.
    Richmond County Deputies are looking for the man they say is buying items at stores using stolen checks.
  • 6 Things You Need To Know Before You Go

    6 Things You Need To Know Before You Go

    6 Things You Need To Know Before You Go

    Monday, February 16 2015 6:59 AM EST2015-02-16 11:59:35 GMT
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    6 Things you need to know before you head out the door to start your day.
    6 Things you need to know before you head out the door to start your day.
  • Governor Declares State of Emergency for North Georgia

    Governor Declares State of Emergency for North Georgia

    Sunday, February 15 2015 10:38 PM EST2015-02-16 03:38:04 GMT
    Georgia Governor Nathan Deal has declared a state of emergency for parts of North Georgia.
    Georgia Governor Nathan Deal has declared a state of emergency for parts of North Georgia.
  • Landmark Augusta Church to be Demolished This Summer

    Landmark Augusta Church to be Demolished This Summer

    Landmark Augusta Church to be Demolished This Summer

    Sunday, February 15 2015 5:43 PM EST2015-02-15 22:43:52 GMT
    A historic Augusta church will only stand for a few more months. The original building of the Trinity Christian Methodist Episcopal Church is being demolished due to ground contamination. Atlanta Gas Light, who owns the property, says the church building is not structurally sound and cannot be moved. The contaminants from a former manufactured gas plant are underneath the church. The only way for the company to proceed with the clean-up process is to knock it down. It's a church that's stood ...
    A historic Augusta church will only stand for a few more months. The original building of the Trinity Christian Methodist Episcopal Church is being demolished due to ground contamination. Atlanta Gas Light, who owns the property, says the church building is not structurally sound and cannot be moved. The contaminants from a former manufactured gas plant are underneath the church. The only way for the company to proceed with the clean-up process is to knock it down. It's a church that's stood ...
  • House, Car Shot Up Several Times

    House, Car Shot Up Several Times

    Sunday, February 15 2015 10:48 AM EST2015-02-15 15:48:29 GMT
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    Richmond County Deputies are trying to find the person who shot up a house in Hephzibah.
    Richmond County Deputies are trying to find the person who shot up a house in Hephzibah.
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