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  • 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, October 31 2014 6:55 AM EDT2014-10-31 10:55:09 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.
  • Rick Allen, Congressman John Barrow Sit Down For A "Conversation With The Candidates"

    Rick Allen, Congressman John Barrow Sit Down For A "Conversation With The Candidates"

    Thursday, October 30 2014 8:43 PM EDT2014-10-31 00:43:13 GMT
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    Our Brad Mans hosts a "Conversation With The Candidates" with Congressman John Barrow and his challenger, Rick Allen.
    Our Brad Mans hosts a "Conversation With The Candidates" with Congressman John Barrow and his challenger, Rick Allen.
  • Augusta Canal Authority Uncovers Blast From The Past

    Augusta Canal Authority Uncovers Blast From The Past

    Thursday, October 30 2014 7:26 PM EDT2014-10-30 23:26:41 GMT
    Photo of a Civil War cannon ball found during cleanup work at Sibley Mill in AugustaPhoto of a Civil War cannon ball found during cleanup work at Sibley Mill in Augusta
    A cleanup at Sibley Mill uncovers an explosive piece of history.
    A cleanup at Sibley Mill uncovers an explosive piece of history.
  • WJBF EXTRA: Senator Saxby Chambliss Discusses Cyber Command Coming To Fort Gordon

    WJBF EXTRA: Senator Saxby Chambliss Discusses Cyber Command Coming To Fort Gordon

    Thursday, October 30 2014 6:56 PM EDT2014-10-30 22:56:17 GMT
    Photo of U.S. Senator Saxby Chambliss (R-Georgia)Photo of U.S. Senator Saxby Chambliss (R-Georgia)
    The eyes of the nation's leaders are on the CSRA these days. Fort Gordon and the entire community are already seeing a big impact from the relocation of the U.S. Army's Cyber Command to our area. Our Brad Means talked to Georgia's senior Senator Saxby Chambliss about what this all means, and how we got picked in a WJBF News Channel 6 EXTRA report.
    The eyes of the nation's leaders are on the CSRA these days. Fort Gordon and the entire community are already seeing a big impact from the relocation of the U.S. Army's Cyber Command to our area. Our Brad Means talked to Georgia's senior Senator Saxby Chambliss about what this all means, and how we got picked in a WJBF News Channel 6 EXTRA report.
  • Former Glascock County Deputy Facing Criminal Charges

    Former Glascock County Deputy Facing Criminal Charges

    Thursday, October 30 2014 6:34 PM EDT2014-10-30 22:34:44 GMT
    Mug shot of former Glascock County Sheriff's Office deputy Tony ArringtonMug shot of former Glascock County Sheriff's Office deputy Tony Arrington
    There are new details about a Glascock County Sheriff's Office deputy who was under investigation for an oath of office violation.
    There are new details about a Glascock County Sheriff's Office deputy who was under investigation for an oath of office violation.
  • Governor Nathan Deal Comes to Pizza Joint to talk Politics

    Governor Nathan Deal Comes to Pizza Joint to talk Politics

    Thursday, October 30 2014 5:33 PM EDT2014-10-30 21:33:50 GMT
    Governor Nathan Deal stops by Evans Pizza Joint. Governor Nathan Deal stops by Evans Pizza Joint.

    Governor Nathan Deal making his last stops on the campaign trail before Tuesday's election day. He visited with supporters at the Pizza Joint in Evans, alongside other Republican candidates running in the election.

    Governor Nathan Deal making his last stops on the campaign trail before Tuesday's election day. He visited with supporters at the Pizza Joint in Evans, alongside other Republican candidates running in the election.

  • CSRA Safe Trick-Or-Treating

    CSRA Safe Trick-Or-Treating

    Thursday, October 30 2014 4:50 PM EDT2014-10-30 20:50:38 GMT
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    We have compiled a list of trick-or-treating spots for your little one to do so safely.
    We have compiled a list of trick-or-treating spots for your little one to do so safely.
  • Urgent Need For "Baby Blood" Donors In The CSRA

    Urgent Need For "Baby Blood" Donors In The CSRA

    Thursday, October 30 2014 4:34 PM EDT2014-10-30 20:34:07 GMT
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    Shepeard Community Blood Center is putting out the call for CMV negative blood (baby blood) donors, for a baby at a CSRA hospital who desperately needs that blood type.
    Shepeard Community Blood Center is putting out the call for CMV negative blood (baby blood) donors, for a baby at a CSRA hospital who desperately needs that blood type.
  • Thomson Shooting Death Being investigated As A Homicide

    Thomson Shooting Death Being investigated As A Homicide

    Thursday, October 30 2014 4:01 PM EDT2014-10-30 20:01:37 GMT
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    WJBF News Channel 6 has learned a Wednesday shooting in Thomson, Georgia is being treated as a homicide by investigators.
    WJBF News Channel 6 has learned a Wednesday shooting in Thomson, Georgia is being treated as a homicide by investigators.
  • Augusta Fire Department Shift Commander Returns Purple Heart To Missing Soldier's Family

    Augusta Fire Department Shift Commander Returns Purple Heart To Missing Soldier's Family

    Thursday, October 30 2014 3:50 PM EDT2014-10-30 19:50:44 GMT
    Photo of Augusta Fire Department Shift Commander Ivan Bolgla with the Purple Heart medal he purchased at an auction in Aiken (Credit: Dee Griffin/Augusta Fire Department)Photo of Augusta Fire Department Shift Commander Ivan Bolgla with the Purple Heart medal he purchased at an auction in Aiken (Credit: Dee Griffin/Augusta Fire Department)
    An Augusta Fire Department Shift Commander who is always searching for medals to add to his collection found a special one that will be awarded to a missing World War II soldier's family.
    An Augusta Fire Department Shift Commander who is always searching for medals to add to his collection found a special one that will be awarded to a missing World War II soldier's family.
  • TSA Discovers Loaded Firearm In Augusta Regional Airport Passenger's Carry-On Bag

    TSA Discovers Loaded Firearm In Augusta Regional Airport Passenger's Carry-On Bag

    Thursday, October 30 2014 2:56 PM EDT2014-10-30 18:56:18 GMT
    Photo of the handgun and bullets found in a passenger's carry-on bag early Thursday morning, at the Augusta Regional Airport by TSA officials (Credit: TSA)Photo of the handgun and bullets found in a passenger's carry-on bag early Thursday morning, at the Augusta Regional Airport by TSA officials (Credit: TSA)
    Agents with the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) discovered a loaded firearm at a Augusta Regional Airport (AGS) checkpoint Thursday.
    Agents with the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) discovered a loaded firearm at a Augusta Regional Airport (AGS) checkpoint Thursday.
  • Georgia Sex Offenders On Parole Are Prohibited From Halloween Activities

    Georgia Sex Offenders On Parole Are Prohibited From Halloween Activities

    Thursday, October 30 2014 10:46 AM EDT2014-10-30 14:46:52 GMT
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    Sex offenders under parole supervision in Georgia again this year will be subjected to increased supervision and they won't be allowed to participate in Halloween related events.
    Sex offenders under parole supervision in Georgia again this year will be subjected to increased supervision and they won't be allowed to participate in Halloween related events.
  • Superintendent Speaks out About the Pledge of Allegiance Policy in Schools

    Superintendent Speaks out About the Pledge of Allegiance Policy in Schools

    Thursday, October 30 2014 10:42 AM EDT2014-10-30 14:42:47 GMT
    Grovetown student claims he was threatened for refusing the stand for the Pledge of Allegiance. Grovetown student claims he was threatened for refusing the stand for the Pledge of Allegiance.

    News Channel 6's Margaret-Ann Carter, first told you about the Grovetown High School student who claims he was threatened after he refused to stand for the Pledge of Allegiance. Margaret-Ann brought the issue to the head of the Columbia County school system, and she says the Pledge has never been a problem in her schools.

    News Channel 6's Margaret-Ann Carter, first told you about the Grovetown High School student who claims he was threatened after he refused to stand for the Pledge of Allegiance. Margaret-Ann brought the issue to the head of the Columbia County school system, and she says the Pledge has never been a problem in her schools.

  • Georgia Teacher Removed From Classroom Over Ebola Fear

    Georgia Teacher Removed From Classroom Over Ebola Fear

    Thursday, October 30 2014 10:18 AM EDT2014-10-30 14:18:57 GMT
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    According to The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, a Newton County teacher has been removed from the classroom after her spouse's return from an African country affected by the Ebola virus.
    According to The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, a Newton County teacher has been removed from the classroom after her spouse's return from an African country affected by the Ebola virus.
  • Doctors Hospital Activates Ebola Protocol

    Doctors Hospital Activates Ebola Protocol

    Thursday, October 30 2014 8:49 AM EDT2014-10-30 12:49:37 GMT
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    WJBF News Channel 6 has learned that Doctors Hospital had to go into "Ebola mode" on Wednesday.
    WJBF News Channel 6 has learned that Doctors Hospital had to go into "Ebola mode" on Wednesday.
  • UPS Gearing Up For Huge Holiday Season

    UPS Gearing Up For Huge Holiday Season

    Wednesday, October 29 2014 8:54 PM EDT2014-10-30 00:54:55 GMT
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    UPS expects to deliver more than 34 million packages on the busiest day of the holiday season, double the amount on a normal day. The Atlanta company expects the peak day to be Monday, Dec. 22. UPS forecast Wednesday that it will handle 585 million packages in December, 11 percent more than the same month last year. Rival FedEx expects a busy holiday season too, with December shipments up 8.8 percent from last year.
    UPS expects to deliver more than 34 million packages on the busiest day of the holiday season, double the amount on a normal day. The Atlanta company expects the peak day to be Monday, Dec. 22. UPS forecast Wednesday that it will handle 585 million packages in December, 11 percent more than the same month last year. Rival FedEx expects a busy holiday season too, with December shipments up 8.8 percent from last year.
  • Hephzibah Couple Arrested After Toddlers Found Living In Roach-Infested Home

    Hephzibah Couple Arrested After Toddlers Found Living In Roach-Infested Home

    Wednesday, October 29 2014 6:35 PM EDT2014-10-29 22:35:17 GMT
    Mug shots of 28-year-old Demikel Odonta Cooper and 26-year-old Tiffany Shawntress Lee, who have been charged with Deprivation of a Minor. (Credit: Richmond County Sheriff's Office)Mug shots of 28-year-old Demikel Odonta Cooper and 26-year-old Tiffany Shawntress Lee, who have been charged with Deprivation of a Minor. (Credit: Richmond County Sheriff's Office)
    A 28-year-old man and a 26-year-old woman have been arrested and charged after a 4-year-old and 15-month-old were found in a roach-infested home in Hephzibah.
    A 28-year-old man and a 26-year-old woman have been arrested and charged after a 4-year-old and 15-month-old were found in a roach-infested home in Hephzibah.
  • Mitt Romney Visits Augusta To Support David Perdue

    Mitt Romney Visits Augusta To Support David Perdue

    Wednesday, October 29 2014 5:49 PM EDT2014-10-29 21:49:18 GMT
    2012 Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney spoke to a packed crowd of Augustans on Wednesday about U.S. Senate candidate David Perdue and U.S. House candidate Rick Allen.
    2012 Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney spoke to a packed crowd of Augustans on Wednesday about U.S. Senate candidate David Perdue and U.S. House candidate Rick Allen.
  • More Progress on Phase Two of Mullins Crossing

    More Progress on Phase Two of Mullins Crossing

    More Progress on Phase Two of Mullins Crossing

    Wednesday, October 29 2014 4:10 PM EDT2014-10-29 20:10:17 GMT
    You may have noticed a large clearing next to Mullins Crossing on Washington Road. Owners of the Target-anchored plaza are now working on opening a second phase of Mullins Crossing. With a booming population in Columbia County, there is more room for growth on the retail end and the need for job opportunities. The Mullins brothers are tapping into the county's resources, and after a lull in development, are well on th...
    You may have noticed a large clearing next to Mullins Crossing on Washington Road. Owners of the Target-anchored plaza are now working on opening a second phase of Mullins Crossing. With a booming population in Columbia County, there is more room for growth on the retail end and the need for job opportunities. The Mullins brothers are tapping into the county's resources, and after a lull in development, are well on th...
  • DSM Announces New Polymerization Plant, Jobs In Augusta

    DSM Announces New Polymerization Plant, Jobs In Augusta

    Wednesday, October 29 2014 11:58 AM EDT2014-10-29 15:58:46 GMT
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    An Augusta industrial company has announced plans to expand its operation in Augusta, which will bring new jobs to the CSRA.
    An Augusta industrial company has announced plans to expand its operation in Augusta, which will bring new jobs to the CSRA.
  • UGA's Todd Gurley Suspended 4 Games By The NCAA; School To Appeal

    UGA's Todd Gurley Suspended 4 Games By The NCAA; School To Appeal

    Wednesday, October 29 2014 11:39 AM EDT2014-10-29 15:39:10 GMT
    Photo of University of Georgia tailback Todd GurleyPhoto of University of Georgia tailback Todd Gurley
    The NCAA has ruled that Georgia star running back Todd Gurley must sit out until November 15th for accepting more than $3,000 for autographed memorabilia and other items over a two-year period.
    The NCAA has ruled that Georgia star running back Todd Gurley must sit out until November 15th for accepting more than $3,000 for autographed memorabilia and other items over a two-year period.
  • Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center Director Announces Resignation

    Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center Director Announces Resignation

    Wednesday, October 29 2014 10:18 AM EDT2014-10-29 14:18:57 GMT
    Photo of the Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center, located in downtown AugustaPhoto of the Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center, located in downtown Augusta
    WJBF News Channel 6 has learned that Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center director Robert Hamilton has announced his plans to resign from the position.
    WJBF News Channel 6 has learned that Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center director Robert Hamilton has announced his plans to resign from the position.
  • 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, October 29 2014 7:16 AM EDT2014-10-29 11:16:12 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 Talks Ebola Procedures

    Governor Talks Ebola Procedures

    Tuesday, October 28 2014 9:38 PM EDT2014-10-29 01:38:02 GMT
    Graphic representation of the Ebola virusGraphic representation of the Ebola virus
    Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal says travelers who arrive in Atlanta from a country affected by Ebola who show no symptoms will be screened and dealt with in one of three ways. Travelers who are not health workers but who have had direct contact with a person infected with Ebola will be placed in a quarantine facility to be monitored. Health care workers who have been treating Ebola patients but show no symptoms will be closely monitored by state health officials using video or home visits. Travele...
    Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal says travelers who arrive in Atlanta from a country affected by Ebola who show no symptoms will be screened and dealt with in one of three ways. Travelers who are not health workers but who have had direct contact with a person infected with Ebola will be placed in a quarantine facility to be monitored. Health care workers who have been treating Ebola patients but show no symptoms will be closely monitored by state health officials using video or home visits. Travele...
  • Golden Apple: Mandy Lowe

    Golden Apple: Mandy Lowe

    Tuesday, October 28 2014 9:33 PM EDT2014-10-29 01:33:15 GMT
    Mandy Lowe got her Golden Apple in front of the entire school. And that's fitting since she's the assistant principal here. She gave up a career in the classroom to get a new perspective."You see everything. You see the whole picture of the school," she says. "In your classroom, you see those students and making progress for those students. When you step out you see, oh we have all of these children that must grow that must gain the education and knowledge for that year to move on."But this f...
    Mandy Lowe got her Golden Apple in front of the entire school. And that's fitting since she's the assistant principal here. She gave up a career in the classroom to get a new perspective."You see everything. You see the whole picture of the school," she says. "In your classroom, you see those students and making progress for those students. When you step out you see, oh we have all of these children that must grow that must gain the education and knowledge for that year to move on."But this f...
  • UPDATED ON 6: GBI Now Heading Up Richmond County Sheriff's Office Steroid Use Investigation

    UPDATED ON 6: GBI Now Heading Up Richmond County Sheriff's Office Steroid Use Investigation

    Tuesday, October 28 2014 6:35 PM EDT2014-10-28 22:35:22 GMT
    WJBF News Channel 6 has learned more information on the investigation into steroid use by employees of the Richmond County Sheriff's Office.
    WJBF News Channel 6 has learned more information on the investigation into steroid use by employees of the Richmond County Sheriff's Office.
  • Pennsylvania firm recalls chicken products sold nationwide due to staphylococcal enterotoxin contamination

    Georgia Agriculture Commissioner Alerting Georgians To Chicken Products Recall

    Georgia Agriculture Commissioner Alerting Georgians To Chicken Products Recall

    Tuesday, October 28 2014 6:09 PM EDT2014-10-28 22:09:31 GMT
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    Georgia Agriculture Commissioner Gary W. Black is alerting Georgians to the recall of some breaded chicken products that have been distributed in Georgia, because the products have the potential to be contaminated with Staphylococcal enterotoxin.
    Georgia Agriculture Commissioner Gary W. Black is alerting Georgians to the recall of some breaded chicken products that have been distributed in Georgia, because the products have the potential to be contaminated with Staphylococcal enterotoxin.
  • The Partridge Inn Closing for Renovations

    The Partridge Inn Closing for Renovations

    The Partridge Inn Closing for Renovations

    Tuesday, October 28 2014 5:25 PM EDT2014-10-28 21:25:01 GMT
    Sunday brunch at the Partridge Inn is off the menu this week. The Partridge Inn will close Sunday to undergo a $6 million makeover.The property was purchased in June and will be operated by an Atlanta-based hospitality company.Even though the previous owner completed a full restoration in 2005, the new owner wants to add modern day standards and services. All is set to be complete before Augusta's largest event begins...
    Sunday brunch at the Partridge Inn is off the menu this week. The Partridge Inn will close Sunday to undergo a $6 million makeover.The property was purchased in June and will be operated by an Atlanta-based hospitality company.Even though the previous owner completed a full restoration in 2005, the new owner wants to add modern day standards and services. All is set to be complete before Augusta's largest event begins...
  • ENDING SOON: Early Registration For 2014 Turkey Trot

    ENDING SOON: Early Registration For 2014 Turkey Trot

    Tuesday, October 28 2014 11:58 AM EDT2014-10-28 15:58:33 GMT
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    News Channel 6 is teaming up with The Salvation Army for the Turkey Trot 5k/10k and fun run.
    News Channel 6 is teaming up with The Salvation Army for the Turkey Trot 5k/10k and fun run.
  • GRU Offering Non-Food Halloween Party Without Candy

    GRU Offering Non-Food Halloween Party Without Candy

    Tuesday, October 28 2014 11:01 AM EDT2014-10-28 15:01:36 GMT
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    Georgia Regents University will be hosting its annual Non-Food Halloween Festival on Thursday, October 30th.
    Georgia Regents University will be hosting its annual Non-Food Halloween Festival on Thursday, October 30th.
  • Mega Millions, Powerball Jackpots Top $100 Million

    Mega Millions, Powerball Jackpots Top $100 Million

    Tuesday, October 28 2014 10:18 AM EDT2014-10-28 14:18:27 GMT
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    Both Tuesday night's Mega Millions and Wednesday night's Powerball jackpot have topped $100 million.
    Both Tuesday night's Mega Millions and Wednesday night's Powerball jackpot have topped $100 million.
  • 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, October 28 2014 7:18 AM EDT2014-10-28 11:18:15 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.
  • John Barrow at the Ballot Box

    John Barrow at the Ballot Box

    Tuesday, October 28 2014 12:50 AM EDT2014-10-28 04:50:03 GMT
    Congressman John Barrow has exercised his right to vote. Barrow voted Monday at the Richmond County Board of Elections.
    Congressman John Barrow has exercised his right to vote. Barrow voted Monday at the Richmond County Board of Elections.
  • Daylight Saving Time Sleep Tips

    Daylight Saving Time Sleep Tips

    Tuesday, October 28 2014 12:44 AM EDT2014-10-28 04:44:41 GMT
    This year Daylight Saving Time ends on November 2nd at 2:00 am and the clocks will "fall back" one hour.
    This year Daylight Saving Time ends on November 2nd at 2:00 am and the clocks will "fall back" one hour.
  • Atlanta Toddler Shot

    Atlanta Toddler Shot

    Monday, October 27 2014 9:34 PM EDT2014-10-28 01:34:31 GMT
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    Police say they've made an arrest in a shooting that left a 1-year-old boy wounded in southeast Atlanta. Police said Monday that the 17-year-old suspect was arrested overnight and faces charges that include aggravated assault and aggravated battery. Witnesses told police that a group of males were chasing some other males, shooting at them, in the parking lot of an apartment complex Saturday night. Police say the child was in the arms of a relative when he was struck in the arm by gunfire. No...
    Police say they've made an arrest in a shooting that left a 1-year-old boy wounded in southeast Atlanta. Police said Monday that the 17-year-old suspect was arrested overnight and faces charges that include aggravated assault and aggravated battery. Witnesses told police that a group of males were chasing some other males, shooting at them, in the parking lot of an apartment complex Saturday night. Police say the child was in the arms of a relative when he was struck in the arm by gunfire. No...
  • Lady Antebellum & Friends Concert

    Lady Antebellum & Friends Concert

    Monday, October 27 2014 7:50 PM EDT2014-10-27 23:50:43 GMT
    Evans, Georgia's own Lady Antebellum is in town Monday, and they will be performing in concert at the Lady A Pavilion at Evans Town Center Park.
    Evans, Georgia's own Lady Antebellum is in town Monday, and they will be performing in concert at the Lady A Pavilion at Evans Town Center Park.
  • Two of SC’s U.S. Senate Candidates Debate for First Time

    Two of SC’s U.S. Senate Candidates Debate for First Time

    Monday, October 27 2014 7:43 PM EDT2014-10-27 23:43:58 GMT
    With just over a week to go until Election Day, US Senate candidates from South Carolina Lindsey Graham and Brad Hutto met for the first time Monday to talk about the issues. They spoke at a forum in Columbia sponsored by the state Chamber of Commerce.
    With just over a week to go until Election Day, US Senate candidates from South Carolina Lindsey Graham and Brad Hutto met for the first time Monday to talk about the issues. They spoke at a forum in Columbia sponsored by the state Chamber of Commerce.
  • Augusta Commissioners Debate Office Space As Costs Rise On Municipal Building Renovation

    Augusta Commissioners Debate Office Space As Costs Rise On Municipal Building Renovation

    Monday, October 27 2014 7:13 PM EDT2014-10-27 23:13:36 GMT
    Photo of the Augusta Municipal BuildingPhoto of the Augusta Municipal Building
    It's late in the game, but some Augusta Commissioners want to move the new office for the City Administrator to space next to the Mayor. But, the Mayor-elect says that space is needed for his staff. WJBF News Channel 6's George Eskola has the story.
    It's late in the game, but some Augusta Commissioners want to move the new office for the City Administrator to space next to the Mayor. But, the Mayor-elect says that space is needed for his staff. WJBF News Channel 6's George Eskola has the story.
  • Augusta Commission Wants New Committee To "Tweak" Animal Ordinance

    Augusta Commission Wants New Committee To "Tweak" Animal Ordinance

    Monday, October 27 2014 6:55 PM EDT2014-10-27 22:55:05 GMT
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    Augusta Commissioners want to move forward with the stalled animal ordinance by forming a committee of qualified citizens to go over the proposed regulations.
    Augusta Commissioners want to move forward with the stalled animal ordinance by forming a committee of qualified citizens to go over the proposed regulations.
  • More aggressive monitoring procedures will help state manage risks of disease, protect citizens

    Georgia Governor Nathan Deal Issues New Policy For Travelers From Ebola-Affected Countries

    Georgia Governor Nathan Deal Issues New Policy For Travelers From Ebola-Affected Countries

    Monday, October 27 2014 5:36 PM EDT2014-10-27 21:36:55 GMT
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    Monday, Georgia Governor Nathan Deal announced that Georgia will increase Ebola monitoring for all in-bound travelers from affected countries.
    Monday, Georgia Governor Nathan Deal announced that Georgia will increase Ebola monitoring for all in-bound travelers from affected countries.
  • BREAKING ON 6: Crash On Wheeler Road Backs Up Traffic

    BREAKING ON 6: Crash On Wheeler Road Backs Up Traffic

    Monday, October 27 2014 3:57 PM EDT2014-10-27 19:57:03 GMT
    Photo from the scene of a crash on Wheeler Road, at the Augusta West PArkway intersection (Credit: Ben Goss/WJBF)Photo from the scene of a crash on Wheeler Road, at the Augusta West PArkway intersection (Credit: Ben Goss/WJBF)
    Traffic is once again flowing on Wheeler Road after a lunchtime crash slowed traffic for awhile.
    Traffic is once again flowing on Wheeler Road after a lunchtime crash slowed traffic for awhile.
  • Encouraging Americans To Become More Involved Citizens

    Monday, October 27 2014 3:15 PM EDT2014-10-27 19:15:53 GMT
    It was John F. Kennedy that once said, “Ask what you can do for your country.” ROAR, or Renaissance of American Responsibility, is hoping to get more Americans to answer that call. Fewer and fewer Americans are involved and knowledgeable about our legislative system in the United States.
    It was John F. Kennedy that once said, “Ask what you can do for your country.” ROAR, or Renaissance of American Responsibility, is hoping to get more Americans to answer that call. Fewer and fewer Americans are involved and knowledgeable about our legislative system in the United States.
  • Less Than Three Months To Go And Mayor Copenhaver Isn't Slowing Down

    Less Than Three Months To Go And Mayor Copenhaver Isn't Slowing Down

    Monday, October 27 2014 2:38 PM EDT2014-10-27 18:38:22 GMT
    Many say that at this point in his term, Augusta Mayor Deke Copenhaver is a lame duck, but he's not kicking back during his final months in office. He sees plenty of work that still needs to be done, and even admits that although he'll no longer be mayor come January, he's still a citizen of Augusta.
    Many say that at this point in his term, Augusta Mayor Deke Copenhaver is a lame duck, but he's not kicking back during his final months in office. He sees plenty of work that still needs to be done, and even admits that although he'll no longer be mayor come January, he's still a citizen of Augusta.
  • One person injured

    UPDATED ON 6: Arrest Made In Parwood Road Shooting

    UPDATED ON 6: Arrest Made In Parwood Road Shooting

    Monday, October 27 2014 12:34 PM EDT2014-10-27 16:34:42 GMT
    Mug shot of 70-year-old Terry Lanier Lanier, who has been charged in connection to a Friday evening shooting of Parwood Road, in Augusta (Courtesy: Richmond County Sheriff's Office)Mug shot of 70-year-old Terry Lanier Lanier, who has been charged in connection to a Friday evening shooting of Parwood Road, in Augusta (Courtesy: Richmond County Sheriff's Office)
    A 70-year-old man is behind bars after deputies say he shot another person on Friday night.
    A 70-year-old man is behind bars after deputies say he shot another person on Friday night.
  • Plant Vogtle To Conduct Emergency Siren Test Thursday, November 6th

    Plant Vogtle To Conduct Emergency Siren Test Thursday, November 6th

    Monday, October 27 2014 10:51 AM EDT2014-10-27 14:51:29 GMT
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    The Vogtle Electric Generating Plant (Plant Vogtle) will conduct the annual test of its emergency notification system Thursday, November 6th, beginning about 7:00 p.m.
    The Vogtle Electric Generating Plant (Plant Vogtle) will conduct the annual test of its emergency notification system Thursday, November 6th, beginning about 7:00 p.m.
  • Georgia Gubernatorial Debate gets Heated

    Georgia Gubernatorial Debate gets Heated

    Sunday, October 26 2014 10:47 PM EDT2014-10-27 02:47:38 GMT
    GA Gubernatorial debate held in Atlanta. GA Gubernatorial debate held in Atlanta.

    Governor Nathan Deal, State Senator Jason Carter and Libertarian candidate Andrew Hunt, all had a lot to say in Sunday night's debate. Things got heated when education funding and taxes were brought up, but those were just a few of the issues discussed.

    Governor Nathan Deal, State Senator Jason Carter and Libertarian candidate Andrew Hunt, all had a lot to say in Sunday night's debate. Things got heated when education funding and taxes were brought up, but those were just a few of the issues discussed.

  • History Made with First Time Sunday Voting

    History Made with First Time Sunday Voting

    History Made with First Time Sunday Voting

    Sunday, October 26 2014 6:25 PM EDT2014-10-26 22:25:36 GMT
    History was made when voters came out to cast their ballot early on a Sunday for the first time ever in Richmond County. The Board of Elections agreed to open one polling location to try something new that other counties have instituted around the state. Almost 500 people came out to vote on Sunday, averaging about 100 voters per hour. This is the highest number of people any single polling location saw this weekend. ...
    History was made when voters came out to cast their ballot early on a Sunday for the first time ever in Richmond County. The Board of Elections agreed to open one polling location to try something new that other counties have instituted around the state. Almost 500 people came out to vote on Sunday, averaging about 100 voters per hour. This is the highest number of people any single polling location saw this weekend. ...
  • Deputies Investigating Raes Creek Road Stabbing

    Deputies Investigating Raes Creek Road Stabbing

    Sunday, October 26 2014 5:40 PM EDT2014-10-26 21:40:18 GMT
    Richmond County deputies are investigating a stabbing.
    Richmond County deputies are investigating a stabbing.
  • GMA Sunday Headlines: October 26, 2014

    GMA Sunday Headlines: October 26, 2014

    Sunday, October 26 2014 8:32 AM EDT2014-10-26 12:32:18 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.
  • Augusta BMX Riders Move to New Columbia County Track

    Augusta BMX Riders Move to New Columbia County Track

    Augusta BMX Riders Move to New Columbia County Track

    Saturday, October 25 2014 7:32 PM EDT2014-10-25 23:32:51 GMT
    The Blanchard Woods BMX track and skate park is almost ready to open. The new facility in Columbia County will bring in people from all over the country.The members of an Augusta BMX group are packing their bags and moving to this facility as a new home base. The group is also changing its name to the Blanchard Woods BMX Parents Association.Members of the group, Augusta BMX Parents Association, are taking their final ...
    The Blanchard Woods BMX track and skate park is almost ready to open. The new facility in Columbia County will bring in people from all over the country.The members of an Augusta BMX group are packing their bags and moving to this facility as a new home base. The group is also changing its name to the Blanchard Woods BMX Parents Association.Members of the group, Augusta BMX Parents Association, are taking their final ...
  • Jury Duty Scam Alert

    Jury Duty Scam Alert

    Saturday, October 25 2014 10:11 AM EDT2014-10-25 14:11:28 GMT
    The Richmond County Sheriff's Office Fraud Division has a warning about a scam.
    The Richmond County Sheriff's Office Fraud Division has a warning about a scam.
  • GMA Saturday Headlines: October 25, 2014

    GMA Saturday Headlines: October 25, 2014

    Saturday, October 25 2014 8:51 AM EDT2014-10-25 12:51:29 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.
  • Plantation Blood Owner Says Event Promoter Scammed Him

    Plantation Blood Owner Says Event Promoter Scammed Him

    Friday, October 24 2014 6:50 PM EDT2014-10-24 22:50:27 GMT
    Plantation Blood Owner Mark Jackson says Event Promoter Cam Griffin owes him about $20,000. News Channel 6's Mike Miller has the story.
    Plantation Blood Owner Mark Jackson says Event Promoter Cam Griffin owes him about $20,000. News Channel 6's Mike Miller has the story.
  • Georgia Child Pornography Ring Gets Busted

    Georgia Child Pornography Ring Gets Busted

    Friday, October 24 2014 5:38 PM EDT2014-10-24 21:38:19 GMT
    Georgia uses a special operation to catch people in possession of child pornography. Georgia uses a special operation to catch people in possession of child pornography.

    GBI and several law enforcement agencies around the state have been working together the past 3 months to find and arrest anyone in possession of child pornography. They call this investigation, Operation MasqueRAID, and it's been a huge success.

    GBI and several law enforcement agencies around the state have been working together the past 3 months to find and arrest anyone in possession of child pornography. They call this investigation, Operation MasqueRAID, and it's been a huge success.

  • WATCH LIVE: Jefferson County Faces Harlem On GAME NIGHT LIVE Friday Night

    WATCH LIVE: Jefferson County Faces Harlem On GAME NIGHT LIVE Friday Night

    Friday, October 24 2014 5:32 PM EDT2014-10-24 21:32:46 GMT
    Game Night Live New LogoGame Night Live New Logo
    In Friday night's GAME NIGHT LIVE matchup, Jefferson County High School's Warriors travel to Harlem, Georgia to take on the Bulldogs of Harlem High School.
    In Friday night's GAME NIGHT LIVE matchup, Jefferson County High School's Warriors travel to Harlem, Georgia to take on the Bulldogs of Harlem High School.
  • UPDATED ON 6: Section Of Deans Bridge Road Re-Opening After Gas Leak Repaired

    UPDATED ON 6: Section Of Deans Bridge Road Re-Opening After Gas Leak Repaired

    Friday, October 24 2014 4:40 PM EDT2014-10-24 20:40:08 GMT
    Photo from the scene of a Friday afternoon gas leak on Deans Bridge Road at Augusta Tech DrivePhoto from the scene of a Friday afternoon gas leak on Deans Bridge Road at Augusta Tech Drive
    According to Dee Griffin, with the Augusta-Richmond County Fire Department, a section of Deans Bridge Road, between Augusta Tech Drive and Interstate 20, is re-opening.
    According to Dee Griffin, with the Augusta-Richmond County Fire Department, a section of Deans Bridge Road, between Augusta Tech Drive and Interstate 20, is re-opening.
  • GRHealth's Digestive Health Center Opens New Location

    GRHealth's Digestive Health Center Opens New Location

    Friday, October 24 2014 4:02 PM EDT2014-10-24 20:02:53 GMT
    Computer model image of the inside of the new GRHealth Digrstive Health CenterComputer model image of the inside of the new GRHealth Digrstive Health Center
    GRHealth's Digestive Health Center opened its doors to patients in its new location on Wednesday, October 22nd.
    GRHealth's Digestive Health Center opened its doors to patients in its new location on Wednesday, October 22nd.
  • Judge may enter Georgia voter registration dispute

    Judge may enter Georgia voter registration dispute

    A Georgia state judge is weighing whether it's appropriate for him to intervene in a dispute over more than 50,000 voter registration records in one of the nation's most politically contested states.
    A Georgia state judge is weighing whether it's appropriate for him to intervene in a dispute over more than 50,000 voter registration records in one of the nation's most politically contested states.
  • AT&T Responds To U-Verse Emergency White House Alert Message Showing Up On Suscribers' Screens

    AT&T Responds To U-Verse Emergency White House Alert Message Showing Up On Suscribers' Screens

    Friday, October 24 2014 2:33 PM EDT2014-10-24 18:33:21 GMT
    AT&T U-Verse TV logo imageAT&T U-Verse TV logo image
    AT&T U-Verse customers in the CSRA are reporting an emergency message showing up on their screen that indicates a an emergency message from the White House is forthcoming.
    AT&T U-Verse customers in the CSRA are reporting an emergency message showing up on their screen that indicates a an emergency message from the White House is forthcoming.
  • TLC Cancels "Here Comes Honey Boo Boo"

    TLC Cancels "Here Comes Honey Boo Boo"

    Friday, October 24 2014 1:11 PM EDT2014-10-24 17:11:49 GMT
    Photo of "Mama June" and "Honey Boo Boo" (Courtesy: ABC News)Photo of "Mama June" and "Honey Boo Boo" (Courtesy: ABC News)
    "Here Comes Honey Boo Boo" has been canceled.
    "Here Comes Honey Boo Boo" has been canceled.
  • Ebola Protocols Put To The Test At Georgia Regents Medical Center, University Hospital

    Ebola Protocols Put To The Test At Georgia Regents Medical Center, University Hospital

    Friday, October 24 2014 11:25 AM EDT2014-10-24 15:25:13 GMT
    Graphic representation of the Ebola virusGraphic representation of the Ebola virus
    WJBF News Channel 6 has learned both Georgia Regents Medical Center and University Hospital have had patients in recent days that have put their Ebola protocols to the test.
    WJBF News Channel 6 has learned both Georgia Regents Medical Center and University Hospital have had patients in recent days that have put their Ebola protocols to the test.
  • Neighbors Dealing With Abandoned House Left In The Wake Of Hyde Park Relocation

    Neighbors Dealing With Abandoned House Left In The Wake Of Hyde Park Relocation

    Thursday, October 23 2014 6:37 PM EDT2014-10-23 22:37:22 GMT
    Photo of an abandoned house in Hyde Park, in AugustaPhoto of an abandoned house in Hyde Park, in Augusta
    Augusta is moving residents out of Hyde Park for a storm water retention pond, and there's not enough money to relocate every resident. But, as some go, others stay and remaining behind are the abandoned homes for neighbors to live with. WJBF News Channel 6's George Eskola has the story.
    Augusta is moving residents out of Hyde Park for a storm water retention pond, and there's not enough money to relocate every resident. But, as some go, others stay and remaining behind are the abandoned homes for neighbors to live with. WJBF News Channel 6's George Eskola has the story.

  • Rejection Of Excise Tax Could Be Aiding Augusta Industry Expansion

    Rejection Of Excise Tax Could Be Aiding Augusta Industry Expansion

    Thursday, October 23 2014 6:36 PM EDT2014-10-23 22:36:28 GMT
    Photo of part of the DSM Chemicals plant in south AugustaPhoto of part of the DSM Chemicals plant in south Augusta
    Augusta Commissioners rejected the proposal to implement an excise tax to make up for lost revenue from industry no longer paying sales taxes on energy. The idea was it would hurt expansion plans. Now, a major city manufacturer is close to making a decision on expanding.
    Augusta Commissioners rejected the proposal to implement an excise tax to make up for lost revenue from industry no longer paying sales taxes on energy. The idea was it would hurt expansion plans. Now, a major city manufacturer is close to making a decision on expanding.
  • Changes Coming to the I-20 Savannah River Bridge

    Changes Coming to the I-20 Savannah River Bridge

    Thursday, October 23 2014 6:23 PM EDT2014-10-23 22:23:44 GMT
    Plans discussed to widen the I-20 Savannah River Bridge. Plans discussed to widen the I-20 Savannah River Bridge.

    Georgia and South Carolina's Department of Transportation are discussing the possibility of widening the I-20 Savannah River Bridge. Drivers complain about the bridge being narrow and dangerous.

    Georgia and South Carolina's Department of Transportation are discussing the possibility of widening the I-20 Savannah River Bridge. Drivers complain about the bridge being narrow and dangerous.

  • Augusta Mayor Visits Lexington To See Parking Meters

    Augusta Mayor Visits Lexington To See Parking Meters

    Thursday, October 23 2014 5:55 PM EDT2014-10-23 21:55:25 GMT
    Augusta Mayor Deke Copenhaver recently saw new parking meter technology in action and says he's impressed.
    Augusta Mayor Deke Copenhaver recently saw new parking meter technology in action and says he's impressed.
  • Metro Augusta's Unemployment Rate Falls To 7.3 Percent In September

    Metro Augusta's Unemployment Rate Falls To 7.3 Percent In September

    Thursday, October 23 2014 5:47 PM EDT2014-10-23 21:47:35 GMT
    Unemployment Rate Down graphicUnemployment Rate Down graphic
    The Georgia Department of Labor announced Thursday that Metro Augusta's unemployment rate for September was 7.3 percent, down seven-tenths of a percentage point from 8.0 percent in August. The rate in September of last year was 7.8 percent.
    The Georgia Department of Labor announced Thursday that Metro Augusta's unemployment rate for September was 7.3 percent, down seven-tenths of a percentage point from 8.0 percent in August. The rate in September of last year was 7.8 percent.
  • Sweetwater Brewing Company Working On Project Jackson Deal

    Sweetwater Brewing Company Working On Project Jackson Deal

    Thursday, October 23 2014 5:16 PM EDT2014-10-23 21:16:03 GMT

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

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

  • UPDATE ON 6: Richmond County School Bus Involved In Deans Bridge Road Crash

    UPDATE ON 6: Richmond County School Bus Involved In Deans Bridge Road Crash

    Thursday, October 23 2014 1:26 PM EDT2014-10-23 17:26:28 GMT
    Photo from the scene of a crash on Deans Bridge Road in south Augusta involving a Richmond County school busPhoto from the scene of a crash on Deans Bridge Road in south Augusta involving a Richmond County school bus
    WJBF News Channel 6 has learned more information concerning a Richmond County school bus crash from the Richmond County Sheriff's Office.
    WJBF News Channel 6 has learned more information concerning a Richmond County school bus crash from the Richmond County Sheriff's Office.
  • Georgia Secretary Of State Reminding Georgians About Saturday Early Voting

    Georgia Secretary Of State Reminding Georgians About Saturday Early Voting

    Thursday, October 23 2014 11:35 AM EDT2014-10-23 15:35:38 GMT
    ABC Vote 2014 graphicABC Vote 2014 graphic
    Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp is reminding Georgians they can vote early this Saturday (October 25th) across the state for the November 4th General Election.
    Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp is reminding Georgians they can vote early this Saturday (October 25th) across the state for the November 4th General Election.
  • 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, October 23 2014 7:19 AM EDT2014-10-23 11:19:17 GMT
    6 Things To Know Before You Go graphic6 Things To Know Before You Go graphic
    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.
  • GIVING YOUR BEST: Halloween With A Heart Being Held Wednesday

    GIVING YOUR BEST: Halloween With A Heart Being Held Wednesday

    Wednesday, October 22 2014 10:55 PM EDT2014-10-23 02:55:56 GMT
    Photo from a noon live shot from Halloween With A Heart, which is being held Wednesday at Patriots Park, in Columbia CountyPhoto from a noon live shot from Halloween With A Heart, which is being held Wednesday at Patriots Park, in Columbia County
    WJBF News Channel 6, along with our Giving Your Best partners, is proud to be a part of the annual Halloween With A Heart event going on Wednesday at Patriots Park, in Columbia County.
    WJBF News Channel 6, along with our Giving Your Best partners, is proud to be a part of the annual Halloween With A Heart event going on Wednesday at Patriots Park, in Columbia County.
  • Augusta Commissioner Wants Budget Details Before Signing On

    Augusta Commissioner Wants Budget Details Before Signing On

    Wednesday, October 22 2014 7:13 PM EDT2014-10-22 23:13:45 GMT
    Photo of an Augusta budget documentPhoto of an Augusta budget document
    The 2015 proposed budget for Augusta is balanced without a tax increase, but for Commissioner Marion Williams, the devil is in the detail. WJBF News Channel 6's George Eskola has the story.
    The 2015 proposed budget for Augusta is balanced without a tax increase, but for Commissioner Marion Williams, the devil is in the detail. WJBF News Channel 6's George Eskola has the story.
  • New Committee In The Works To Reshape Augusta's Animal Ordinance

    New Committee In The Works To Reshape Augusta's Animal Ordinance

    Wednesday, October 22 2014 6:54 PM EDT2014-10-22 22:54:26 GMT
    Photo of dogs in a kennel at the Augusta Animal ShelterPhoto of dogs in a kennel at the Augusta Animal Shelter
    Even after a year of legal review, it's back to the drawing board for Augusta's animal codes. Meanwhile, a new committee is being formed to come up with an acceptable set of rules.
    Even after a year of legal review, it's back to the drawing board for Augusta's animal codes. Meanwhile, a new committee is being formed to come up with an acceptable set of rules.
  • Woman's Death Called Possible Homicide

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

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

    Wednesday, October 22 2014 6:11 PM EDT2014-10-22 22:11:57 GMT
    Mug shot of 47-year-old Kenneth William Howard, who has been arrested in connection with 33-year-old Emily Anne Newbegin's death (Credit: Richmond County Sheriff's Office)Mug shot of 47-year-old Kenneth William Howard, who has been arrested in connection with 33-year-old Emily Anne Newbegin's death (Credit: Richmond County Sheriff's Office)
    WJBF News Channel 6 has learned that a man has been arrested in connection to the Monday evening discovery of a woman's body on Carmell Place, in Augusta.
    WJBF News Channel 6 has learned that a man has been arrested in connection to the Monday evening discovery of a woman's body on Carmell Place, in Augusta.
  • Grovetown High School Student Alleges Threats After Refusing To Stand For Pledge Of Allegiance

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

    Wednesday, October 22 2014 6:04 PM EDT2014-10-22 22:04:24 GMT
    Grovetown student excersises their First Amendment right.Grovetown student excersises their First Amendment right.
    One Grovetown High School School student says their teacher threatened them after refusing to stand for the Pledge of Allegiance. The student believes their rights were violated and contacted the American Humanist Association. WJBF News Channel 6's Margaret-Ann Carter has the story.
    One Grovetown High School School student says their teacher threatened them after refusing to stand for the Pledge of Allegiance. The student believes their rights were violated and contacted the American Humanist Association. WJBF News Channel 6's Margaret-Ann Carter has the story.
  • UPDATED ON 6: Three Families Homeless After Augusta Apartment Complex Fire

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

    Wednesday, October 22 2014 4:18 PM EDT2014-10-22 20:18:43 GMT
    Photo of the damage caused by an apartment complex fire in downtown Augusta that has left three families without a homePhoto of the damage caused by an apartment complex fire in downtown Augusta that has left three families without a home
    Several residents of an Augusta apartment complex are now out of their homes after fire broke out on Essie McIntyre Boulevard. WJBF News Channel 6's Julie Parise reports from the scene.
    Several residents of an Augusta apartment complex are now out of their homes after fire broke out on Essie McIntyre Boulevard. WJBF News Channel 6's Julie Parise reports from the scene.
  • Augusta Bus Service Expanding To Fort Gordon

    Augusta Bus Service Expanding To Fort Gordon

    Wednesday, October 22 2014 10:47 AM EDT2014-10-22 14:47:57 GMT
    Photo of an Augusta Public Transit busPhoto of an Augusta Public Transit bus
    Tuesday, Augusta Commissioners gave the go-ahead for a new bus route between Fort Gordon and the Augusta Mall.
    Tuesday, Augusta Commissioners gave the go-ahead for a new bus route between Fort Gordon and the Augusta Mall.
  • UGA To File NCAA Paperwork To Ask For Todd Gurley Reinstatement

    UGA To File NCAA Paperwork To Ask For Todd Gurley Reinstatement

    Wednesday, October 22 2014 9:33 AM EDT2014-10-22 13:33:20 GMT
    Photo of University of Georgia tailback Todd GurleyPhoto of University of Georgia tailback Todd Gurley
    The University of Georgia has released a statement on their plans to fill out the necessary paperwork with the NCAA to have tailback Todd Gurley reinstated to play with the Bulldogs again.
    The University of Georgia has released a statement on their plans to fill out the necessary paperwork with the NCAA to have tailback Todd Gurley reinstated to play with the Bulldogs again.
  • Saying Goodbye To Meteorologist Jason Nappi

    Saying Goodbye To Meteorologist Jason Nappi

    Tuesday, October 21 2014 9:26 PM EDT2014-10-22 01:26:15 GMT
    Brad Means and Jenny Montgomery say goodbye to meteorologist Jason Nappi during his last live shot for WJBF News Channel 6 at the Georgia-Carolina State Fair.
    Brad Means and Jenny Montgomery say goodbye to meteorologist Jason Nappi during his last live shot for WJBF News Channel 6 at the Georgia-Carolina State Fair.
  • Golden Apple: Sherie Dozier

    Golden Apple: Sherie Dozier

    Tuesday, October 21 2014 9:03 PM EDT2014-10-22 01:03:01 GMT
    Sherie Dozier stays busy with these students. She also stays happy when she's in here."You smile and you get to make a difference hopefully in somebody's life," Dozier says.She's making a huge difference. And the students don't just sit and listen. They participate in the learning process."We do involve the children," she says. "We are assessing the kids, needing to know whether they're getting it or not. It is a main part of teaching that they participate in what we're doing."Today's topic: ...
    Sherie Dozier stays busy with these students. She also stays happy when she's in here."You smile and you get to make a difference hopefully in somebody's life," Dozier says.She's making a huge difference. And the students don't just sit and listen. They participate in the learning process."We do involve the children," she says. "We are assessing the kids, needing to know whether they're getting it or not. It is a main part of teaching that they participate in what we're doing."Today's topic: ...
  • New Augusta Animal Ordinance Goes Back To Drawing Board

    New Augusta Animal Ordinance Goes Back To Drawing Board

    Tuesday, October 21 2014 7:20 PM EDT2014-10-21 23:20:03 GMT
    Augusta Seal graphicAugusta Seal graphic
    Augusta Commissioners have sent proposed changes to the city's animal ordinance back to committee after objections from dog breeders.
    Augusta Commissioners have sent proposed changes to the city's animal ordinance back to committee after objections from dog breeders.
  • Storm Water Fee, Deputy Raises, But No Tax Hike In Proposed 2015 City Budget

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

    Tuesday, October 21 2014 7:00 PM EDT2014-10-21 23:00:49 GMT
    Augusta Seal graphicAugusta Seal graphic
    Augusta Interim City Administrator Tameka Allen has presented her 2015 budget proposal. It's balanced without a tax hike or raiding reserves. It has deputy raises, but is also calling for the Storm Water Utility Fee.
    Augusta Interim City Administrator Tameka Allen has presented her 2015 budget proposal. It's balanced without a tax hike or raiding reserves. It has deputy raises, but is also calling for the Storm Water Utility Fee.

  • UPDATED ON 6: Missing Richmond County Teen Found Dead

    UPDATED ON 6: Missing Richmond County Teen Found Dead

    Tuesday, October 21 2014 5:20 PM EDT2014-10-21 21:20:19 GMT
    Photo of 18-year-old Nicholas Charles Dunn, who was found dead TuesdayPhoto of 18-year-old Nicholas Charles Dunn, who was found dead Tuesday
    The Richmond County Coroner's Office tells us the body of 18-year-old Nicholas Charles Dunn was found Tuesday in the woods near Cross Creek High School.
    The Richmond County Coroner's Office tells us the body of 18-year-old Nicholas Charles Dunn was found Tuesday in the woods near Cross Creek High School.
  • Symptoms Of Ebola, Enterovirus D68, And Flu

    Symptoms Of Ebola, Enterovirus D68, And Flu

    Tuesday, October 21 2014 4:44 PM EDT2014-10-21 20:44:55 GMT
    Ebola, Enterovirus D68, and Flu Symptoms graphicEbola, Enterovirus D68, and Flu Symptoms graphic
    Do you know the differences in the symptoms of three health threats that are currently in the spotlight? If not, click for resources to help keep you and your family healthy.
    Do you know the differences in the symptoms of three health threats that are currently in the spotlight? If not, click for resources to help keep you and your family healthy.
  • BREAKING ON 6: Gas Leak Reported On Wylds Road

    BREAKING ON 6: Gas Leak Reported On Wylds Road

    Tuesday, October 21 2014 2:54 PM EDT2014-10-21 18:54:18 GMT
    Gas Leak graphicGas Leak graphic
    According to the Richmond County officials, there has been a gas leak reported at Wylds Road and Commerce Drive in Augusta.
    According to the Richmond County officials, there has been a gas leak reported at Wylds Road and Commerce Drive in Augusta.
  • Richmond County Sheriff's Office Releases Statement On Alleged Steroid Use

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

    Tuesday, October 21 2014 1:51 PM EDT2014-10-21 17:51:37 GMT
    Richmond County Sheriff's Office logo graphicRichmond County Sheriff's Office logo graphic
    The Richmond County Sheriff's Office has released a statement pertaining to allegations that an investigation is underway into steroid use by its employees.
    The Richmond County Sheriff's Office has released a statement pertaining to allegations that an investigation is underway into steroid use by its employees.
  • NTSB: Deadly Thomson Plane Crash Caused By "Pilot's Failure To Follow Procedures During Landing"

    NTSB: Deadly Thomson Plane Crash Caused By "Pilot's Failure To Follow Procedures During Landing"

    Tuesday, October 21 2014 12:35 PM EDT2014-10-21 16:35:09 GMT
    Photo of the scene of a deadly Thomson plane crash that happened February 20, 2013Photo of the scene of a deadly Thomson plane crash that happened February 20, 2013
    Tuesday, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) released the final finding in the deadly February 2013 plane crash in Thomson that killed a "The Vein Guys" doctor and 4 of the firm's staffers.
    Tuesday, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) released the final finding in the deadly February 2013 plane crash in Thomson that killed a "The Vein Guys" doctor and 4 of the firm's staffers.
  • 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, October 21 2014 7:20 AM EDT2014-10-21 11:20:23 GMT
    6 Things To Know Before You Go graphic6 Things To Know Before You Go graphic
    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.
  • Oscar de la Renta, Legendary Designer, Dead At 82

    Oscar de la Renta, Legendary Designer, Dead At 82

    Tuesday, October 21 2014 6:06 AM EDT2014-10-21 10:06:48 GMT
    (AP Photo/Starpix, Amanda Schwab, file)(AP Photo/Starpix, Amanda Schwab, file)
    At his Fashion Week runway show in September, Oscar De La Renta sat in his usual spot: in a chair right inside the wings, where he could carefully inspect each model just as she was about to emerge in one of his sumptuous, impeccably constructed designs.
    At his Fashion Week runway show in September, Oscar De La Renta sat in his usual spot: in a chair right inside the wings, where he could carefully inspect each model just as she was about to emerge in one of his sumptuous, impeccably constructed designs.
  • Jenkins County Miracle Walk Oct. 25th

    Jenkins County Miracle Walk Oct. 25th

    Monday, October 20 2014 11:49 PM EDT2014-10-21 03:49:27 GMT
    Saturday, Oct. 25th is the Jenkins Co. Miracle Walk Family Fun Day at the Recreation Department in Millen, GA.
    Saturday, Oct. 25th is the Jenkins Co. Miracle Walk Family Fun Day at the Recreation Department in Millen, GA.
  • Catching Up With Atlanta's Hostage Hero

    Catching Up With Atlanta's Hostage Hero

    Monday, October 20 2014 8:28 PM EDT2014-10-21 00:28:40 GMT
    It has been more than 9 years. Nearly a decade since terror gripped Atlanta in the hours following a quadruple murder, an escape, and a hostage situation. Not nearly enough time to diminish the memories.But the woman in the middle of it all--tries not to let the thoughts of that time dominate her mind today.Ashley Smith Robinson tells us, "I don't think about it often. I kind of live in the here and now. I try to enjoy my kids and enjoy the life that God's given me now."There are many days th...
    It has been more than 9 years. Nearly a decade since terror gripped Atlanta in the hours following a quadruple murder, an escape, and a hostage situation. Not nearly enough time to diminish the memories.But the woman in the middle of it all--tries not to let the thoughts of that time dominate her mind today.Ashley Smith Robinson tells us, "I don't think about it often. I kind of live in the here and now. I try to enjoy my kids and enjoy the life that God's given me now."There are many days th...
  • Some Bus Riders Say Fort Gordon Route Not Top Transit Priority

    Some Bus Riders Say Fort Gordon Route Not Top Transit Priority

    Monday, October 20 2014 7:16 PM EDT2014-10-20 23:16:28 GMT
    Photo of an Augusta Public Transport busPhoto of an Augusta Public Transport bus
    Augusta Commissioners will vote Tuesday on extending bus service to Fort Gordon we talked to regular riders who don't agree that investing in  the Fort Gordon route is the first direction the system should go. WJBF News Channel 6's George Eskola has the details.
    Augusta Commissioners will vote Tuesday on extending bus service to Fort Gordon we talked to regular riders who don't agree that investing in  the Fort Gordon route is the first direction the system should go. WJBF News Channel 6's George Eskola has the details.
  • Augusta Commissioner Wants More Discussion Before Voting For Animal Ordinance Changes

    Augusta Commissioner Wants More Discussion Before Voting For Animal Ordinance Changes

    Monday, October 20 2014 7:04 PM EDT2014-10-20 23:04:22 GMT
    Photo of dogs in a kennel at the Augusta Animal ShelterPhoto of dogs in a kennel at the Augusta Animal Shelter
    Augusta Commissioners will consider updating the city animal codes to include pet licensing, registration, and mandatory spaying and neutering.
    Augusta Commissioners will consider updating the city animal codes to include pet licensing, registration, and mandatory spaying and neutering.
  • Fort Gordon Soldiers To Help Fight War On Ebola In Africa

    Fort Gordon Soldiers To Help Fight War On Ebola In Africa

    Monday, October 20 2014 6:14 PM EDT2014-10-20 22:14:57 GMT
    image of Fort Gordon signimage of Fort Gordon sign
    WJBF News Channel 6 has learned several Fort Gordon soldiers will deploy to West Africa to help in the war on Ebola.
    WJBF News Channel 6 has learned several Fort Gordon soldiers will deploy to West Africa to help in the war on Ebola.
  • Governor Deal: Team To Combat Risks Of Ebola Should The Need Arise In Georgia

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

    Monday, October 20 2014 6:07 PM EDT2014-10-20 22:07:40 GMT
    Graphic representation of the Ebola virusGraphic representation of the Ebola virus
    Monday, Georgia Governor Nathan Deal named the members of the Georgia Ebola Response Team.
    Monday, Georgia Governor Nathan Deal named the members of the Georgia Ebola Response Team.
  • PHOTOS: Wreck on I-20 Eastbound Backs Up Traffic For Miles

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

    Monday, October 20 2014 5:40 PM EDT2014-10-20 21:40:01 GMT
    I-20 EastboundI-20 Eastbound
    We have learned more information on a Monday afternoon crash on I-20 eastbound that is backing up traffic for miles.
    We have learned more information on a Monday afternoon crash on I-20 eastbound that is backing up traffic for miles.
  • Historic High School Honors Alumni

    Historic High School Honors Alumni

    Monday, October 20 2014 5:13 PM EDT2014-10-20 21:13:20 GMT
    The Academy of Richmond County is one of the oldest schools in Augusta, and it's alumni has made far reaching contributions to society – from medicine to athletics. That is why in 2012 the Academy of Richmond County Hall of Fame was created. 
    The Academy of Richmond County is one of the oldest schools in Augusta, and it's alumni has made far reaching contributions to society – from medicine to athletics. That is why in 2012 the Academy of Richmond County Hall of Fame was created. 
  • GRU Releases Statement On Dr. Ricardo Azziz Being Named Finalist For UNLV President Job

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

    Monday, October 20 2014 5:02 PM EDT2014-10-20 21:02:19 GMT
    Ricardo Azziz photoRicardo Azziz photo
    Georgia Regents University (GRU) has released a statement on Dr. Ricardo Azziz being named a finalist for the same president position at the University of Nevada at Las Vegas (UNLV).
    Georgia Regents University (GRU) has released a statement on Dr. Ricardo Azziz being named a finalist for the same president position at the University of Nevada at Las Vegas (UNLV).
  • One Week Of Fun Makes A Difference In Countless Lives All Year Long

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

    Monday, October 20 2014 4:38 PM EDT2014-10-20 20:38:27 GMT
    Cooler weather is a sure sign that fall has arrived, but nothing says fall in the CSRA like the Georgia-Carolina State Fair. For 92 years the Augusta Exchange Club has organized the event that offers fun for the whole family. It doesn't just stop at fair rides and games and food. T
    Cooler weather is a sure sign that fall has arrived, but nothing says fall in the CSRA like the Georgia-Carolina State Fair. For 92 years the Augusta Exchange Club has organized the event that offers fun for the whole family. It doesn't just stop at fair rides and games and food. T
  • GRU Students Offer Free Health Screenings For Female Farm Workers

    GRU Students Offer Free Health Screenings For Female Farm Workers

    Monday, October 20 2014 12:14 PM EDT2014-10-20 16:14:35 GMT
    Georgia Regents University GRU Logo graphicGeorgia Regents University GRU Logo graphic
    Georgia Regents University students will offer free health screenings on Tuesday and Wednesday to nearly 100 female, predominately Hispanic farm workers of Costa Layman Nurseries.
    Georgia Regents University students will offer free health screenings on Tuesday and Wednesday to nearly 100 female, predominately Hispanic farm workers of Costa Layman Nurseries.
  • Georgia Department Of Labor Recruiting For Huntsman Pigments Thursday in Augusta

    Georgia Department Of Labor Recruiting For Huntsman Pigments Thursday in Augusta

    Monday, October 20 2014 11:16 AM EDT2014-10-20 15:16:07 GMT
    Huntsman Pigments logoHuntsman Pigments logo
    The Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL) will help Huntsman Pigments recruit about 100 workers for a new manufacturing facility under construction near the Augusta Regional Airport.
    The Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL) will help Huntsman Pigments recruit about 100 workers for a new manufacturing facility under construction near the Augusta Regional Airport.
  • Updated on 6: Arrest Made in Deadly Night Club Shooting

    Updated on 6: Arrest Made in Deadly Night Club Shooting

    Updated on 6: Arrest Made in Deadly Night Club Shooting

    Sunday, October 19 2014 6:19 PM EDT2014-10-19 22:19:25 GMT
    The Burke County Sheriff's Office is investigating a shooting that left two people dead.
    The Burke County Sheriff's Office is investigating a shooting that left two people dead.
  • On Call: Answering Your Ebola Questions

    On Call: Answering Your Ebola Questions

    Sunday, October 19 2014 10:12 AM EDT2014-10-19 14:12:02 GMT
    You have questions about Ebola and we are getting them answered for you.
    You have questions about Ebola and we are getting them answered for you.
  • GMA Sunday Headlines: October 19, 2014

    GMA Sunday Headlines: October 19, 2014

    Sunday, October 19 2014 8:50 AM EDT2014-10-19 12:50:55 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.
  • Paine wins first football game since 1962

    Paine wins first football game since 1962

    Saturday, October 18 2014 11:03 PM EDT2014-10-19 03:03:19 GMT
    Despite trailing 14-0 to Edward Waters in the first half, Paine came back for a huge 38-14 win, it's first since 1962.
    Despite trailing 14-0 to Edward Waters in the first half, Paine came back for a huge 38-14 win, it's first since 1962.
  • Murder Suspect Arrested

    Murder Suspect Arrested

    Saturday, October 18 2014 11:42 AM EDT2014-10-18 15:42:48 GMT
    The Richmond County Sheriff's Office has arrested a murder suspect while they were at the scene of an unrelated call.
    The Richmond County Sheriff's Office has arrested a murder suspect while they were at the scene of an unrelated call.
  • 1 on 1: Hit the Jackpot to Raise Money

    1 on 1: Hit the Jackpot to Raise Money

    Saturday, October 18 2014 10:55 AM EDT2014-10-18 14:55:17 GMT

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

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

     

  • GMA Saturday Headlines: October 18, 2014

    GMA Saturday Headlines: October 18, 2014

    Saturday, October 18 2014 10:28 AM EDT2014-10-18 14:28:50 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.

  • Dr. Samuel Sullivan Reinstated At Paine College

    Dr. Samuel Sullivan Reinstated At Paine College

    Friday, October 17 2014 6:52 PM EDT2014-10-17 22:52:01 GMT
    Paine College students and faculty members gathered outside of the school's Founder's Day Convocation Service on Friday. News Channel 6's Mike Miller talked with the Chairman of the Paine College Board of Trustees.
    Paine College students and faculty members gathered outside of the school's Founder's Day Convocation Service on Friday. News Channel 6's Mike Miller talked with the Chairman of the Paine College Board of Trustees.
  • "Out There...Somewhere": Pumpkin Center's Not Living Up to Its Name

    "Out There...Somewhere": Pumpkin Center's Not Living Up to Its Name

    Friday, October 17 2014 6:49 PM EDT2014-10-17 22:49:36 GMT
    Photo of the Pumpkin Center Mall signPhoto of the Pumpkin Center Mall sign
    A town in the CSRA is named after a Fall staple, but is it living up to its name? WJBF News Channel 6's George Eskola takes a look "Out There...Somewhere".
    A town in the CSRA is named after a Fall staple, but is it living up to its name? WJBF News Channel 6's George Eskola takes a look "Out There...Somewhere".
  • Augusta City Officials Say No to a New Traffic Light on Washington Road

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

    Friday, October 17 2014 5:42 PM EDT2014-10-17 21:42:05 GMT
    Traffic Complaints in Washington Crossing Plaza.Traffic Complaints in Washington Crossing Plaza.

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

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

  • Students Hold Demonstration At Paine College Concerning Administration, Issues At The College

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

    Friday, October 17 2014 4:09 PM EDT2014-10-17 20:09:26 GMT
    WJBF News Channel 6's Julie Parise reports from a demonstration at Paine College by students concerning campus issues, and the administration.
    WJBF News Channel 6's Julie Parise reports from a demonstration at Paine College by students concerning campus issues, and the administration.
  • Updated Employment Numbers

    Updated Employment Numbers

    Thursday, October 16 2014 9:43 PM EDT2014-10-17 01:43:06 GMT
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    State labor officials say Georgia's jobless rate has dropped to 7.9 percent.That's down from 8.1 percent in August. The state's Labor Commissioner said Georgia is continuing to see strong overall job growth. He said Georgia has added 80-thousand jobs since September 2013.
    State labor officials say Georgia's jobless rate has dropped to 7.9 percent.That's down from 8.1 percent in August. The state's Labor Commissioner said Georgia is continuing to see strong overall job growth. He said Georgia has added 80-thousand jobs since September 2013.
  • UPDATED ON 6: UGA Officials Meet With NCAA Officials

    UPDATED ON 6: UGA Officials Meet With NCAA Officials

    Thursday, October 16 2014 5:46 PM EDT2014-10-16 21:46:19 GMT
    Photo of University of Georgia tailback Todd GurleyPhoto of University of Georgia tailback Todd Gurley
    University of Georgia football coach Mark Richt expects star tailback Todd Gurley's indefinite suspension to stay in place this week.
    University of Georgia football coach Mark Richt expects star tailback Todd Gurley's indefinite suspension to stay in place this week.
  • State Auditor Slams Georgia's State Ethics Commission For Management Issues

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

    Thursday, October 16 2014 5:00 PM EDT2014-10-16 21:00:38 GMT
    Georgia state seal graphicGeorgia state seal graphic
    Georgia's state auditor has issued a report slamming Georgia's State Ethics Commission for management issues and is asking Attorney General Sam Olens to investigate the Commission.
    Georgia's state auditor has issued a report slamming Georgia's State Ethics Commission for management issues and is asking Attorney General Sam Olens to investigate the Commission.
  • Georgia's Jobless Rate Drops To 7.9%

    Georgia's Jobless Rate Drops To 7.9%

    Georgia's Jobless Rate Drops To 7.9%

    Thursday, October 16 2014 7:47 AM EDT2014-10-16 11:47:11 GMT
    Unemployment Rate Down graphicUnemployment Rate Down graphic
    State labor officials say Georgia's jobless rate has dropped to 7.9 percent.That's down from 8.1 percent in August.
    State labor officials say Georgia's jobless rate has dropped to 7.9 percent.That's down from 8.1 percent in August.
  • Bring Your Bible To School Day

    Bring Your Bible To School Day

    Thursday, October 16 2014 7:06 AM EDT2014-10-16 11:06:20 GMT
    Holy BibleHoly Bible
    Students across the country are being encouraged to bring their bibles to school Thursday, October 16, 2014.
    Students across the country are being encouraged to bring their bibles to school Thursday, October 16, 2014.
  • 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, October 16 2014 7:02 AM EDT2014-10-16 11:02:05 GMT
    6 Things To Know Before You Go graphic6 Things To Know Before You Go graphic
    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.
  • Beware of Pot Candy

    Beware of Pot Candy

    Wednesday, October 15 2014 8:40 PM EDT2014-10-16 00:40:10 GMT
    Halloween is just a couple weeks away, and that means parents will be on the lookout for anything dangerous that might end up in their kids' Trick-or-Treat bags.Officials in Colorado, where marijuana is legal, are warning people about how candy made with pot, can look very similar to the kind kids eat everydayClayton Sandell has the story.
    Halloween is just a couple weeks away, and that means parents will be on the lookout for anything dangerous that might end up in their kids' Trick-or-Treat bags.Officials in Colorado, where marijuana is legal, are warning people about how candy made with pot, can look very similar to the kind kids eat everydayClayton Sandell has the story.
  • Gas Prices Falling

    Gas Prices Falling

    Wednesday, October 15 2014 8:33 PM EDT2014-10-16 00:33:42 GMT
    Temperatures aren't the only things dropping this week -- so are the prices at the pump. While the national average is still above 3-bucks a gallon... Triple A is showing that in the Augusta Aiken area, it's $2.94. That's almost a 20-cent drop in the last month.The drop in gas prices was the same for mid-grade, premium and diesel fuel as well.
    Temperatures aren't the only things dropping this week -- so are the prices at the pump. While the national average is still above 3-bucks a gallon... Triple A is showing that in the Augusta Aiken area, it's $2.94. That's almost a 20-cent drop in the last month.The drop in gas prices was the same for mid-grade, premium and diesel fuel as well.
  • Augusta Municipal Building Changes Have Impact On Early Voters

    Augusta Municipal Building Changes Have Impact On Early Voters

    Wednesday, October 15 2014 7:16 PM EDT2014-10-15 23:16:48 GMT
    Photo of a Voter Parking sign at the Augusta Municipal BuildingPhoto of a Voter Parking sign at the Augusta Municipal Building
    The new entrance way to the Augusta Municipal Building opened just in time for advance voting, but those coming to the building are finding the city wasn't ready for all the visitors. WJBF News Channel 6's George Eskola has the story.
    The new entrance way to the Augusta Municipal Building opened just in time for advance voting, but those coming to the building are finding the city wasn't ready for all the visitors. WJBF News Channel 6's George Eskola has the story.
  • Augusta Commissioner Questions Cost Of Giving City Retirees Benefit Increase

    Augusta Commissioner Questions Cost Of Giving City Retirees Benefit Increase

    Wednesday, October 15 2014 7:10 PM EDT2014-10-15 23:10:45 GMT
    Photo of Augusta Commissioner Alvin MasonPhoto of Augusta Commissioner Alvin Mason
    Augusta city retirees are wanting more gold for their golden years, but some worry about the $600,000 cost for taxpayers. One Commissioner, though, doesn't believe that's the real cost.
    Augusta city retirees are wanting more gold for their golden years, but some worry about the $600,000 cost for taxpayers. One Commissioner, though, doesn't believe that's the real cost.
  • 6 Investigates: Cases Of Children Being Left In Hot Cars

    6 Investigates: Cases Of Children Being Left In Hot Cars

    Wednesday, October 15 2014 7:04 PM EDT2014-10-15 23:04:40 GMT
    During Summer 2014, there were several local cases of children being left unattended in hot cars. So are these cases happening more often or is the public just reporting them more?
    During Summer 2014, there were several local cases of children being left unattended in hot cars. So are these cases happening more often or is the public just reporting them more?
  • Is GRU Prepared to deal with Ebola?

    Is GRU Prepared to deal with Ebola?

    Wednesday, October 15 2014 6:11 PM EDT2014-10-15 22:11:54 GMT
    Nurses at GRU prep for possible Ebola cases. Nurses at GRU prep for possible Ebola cases.

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

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

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

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

    Wednesday, October 15 2014 6:03 PM EDT2014-10-15 22:03:00 GMT
    Photo of Charles Smith, who is the former president of the Augusta chapter of the NAACPPhoto of Charles Smith, who is the former president of the Augusta chapter of the NAACP
    An Augusta Superior Court Judge, who was the District Attorney when allegations were made against the Augusta NAACP's former president, has released a letter about why no charges were brought in 2001.
    An Augusta Superior Court Judge, who was the District Attorney when allegations were made against the Augusta NAACP's former president, has released a letter about why no charges were brought in 2001.
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