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  • 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.
  • Rick Allen, John Barrow To Participate In WJBF "Conversation With The Candidates"

    Rick Allen, John Barrow To Participate In WJBF "Conversation With The Candidates"

    Thursday, October 23 2014 12:33 PM EDT2014-10-23 16:33:07 GMT
    Coinversation With The Candidates logo graphicCoinversation With The Candidates logo graphic
    Don't miss WJBF News Channel 6's Vote 2014: "A Conversation with the Candidates", which will take place on Thursday, October 30th.
    Don't miss WJBF News Channel 6's Vote 2014: "A Conversation with the Candidates", which will take place on Thursday, October 30th.
  • 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
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    WJBF News Channel 6 has learned several Fort Gordon soldiers will deploy to West Africa to help in the war on Ebola.
    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
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    We have learned more information on a Monday afternoon crash on I-20 eastbound that is backing up traffic for miles.
    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
    Jobs graphicJobs graphic
    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
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    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.
  • Georgia police chief accused of soliciting sex

    Georgia police chief accused of soliciting sex

    Authorities have arrested the police chief of a small west Georgia city who is accused of soliciting young men for sex.
    Authorities have arrested the police chief of a small west Georgia city who is accused of soliciting young men for sex.
  • 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 15 2014 7:06 AM EDT2014-10-15 11:06:25 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.
  • Golden Apple: Sean Mann

    Golden Apple: Sean Mann

    Wednesday, October 15 2014 6:57 AM EDT2014-10-15 10:57:37 GMT
    Sean Mann knew he just had to do this for a living. He had to share his love of psychology with others.
    Sean Mann knew he just had to do this for a living. He had to share his love of psychology with others.
  • Deal Team Suffers Tragic Loss

    Deal Team Suffers Tragic Loss

    Wednesday, October 15 2014 12:29 AM EDT2014-10-15 04:29:40 GMT
    Mack Burgess, 25, worked closely with Deal for Governor as a field staffer for the Georgia Republican Party. He was killed in a car accident on the Georgia 400.
    Mack Burgess, 25, worked closely with Deal for Governor as a field staffer for the Georgia Republican Party. He was killed in a car accident on the Georgia 400.
  • New Augusta Animal Ordinance Change Would Stop Dogs From Riding In Back Of Pickups

    New Augusta Animal Ordinance Change Would Stop Dogs From Riding In Back Of Pickups

    Tuesday, October 14 2014 6:56 PM EDT2014-10-14 22:56:22 GMT
    Augusta Seal graphicAugusta Seal graphic
    One of the proposed changes to Augusta's animal ordinance would require all dogs to be crated when riding in the back of pickup trucks, all in the name of safety but it's okay for people.
    One of the proposed changes to Augusta's animal ordinance would require all dogs to be crated when riding in the back of pickup trucks, all in the name of safety but it's okay for people.
  • Retirees Asked For Benefits Bump, But Augusta Taxpayers Would Face Paying More Of The Tab

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

    Tuesday, October 14 2014 6:55 PM EDT2014-10-14 22:55:01 GMT
    Augusta Seal graphicAugusta Seal graphic
    More than 200 Augusta retirees want more gold for their golden years. Commissioners are considering the request, but would granting more benefits come at too high a price for taxpayers? WJBF News Channel 6's George Eskola investigates.
    More than 200 Augusta retirees want more gold for their golden years. Commissioners are considering the request, but would granting more benefits come at too high a price for taxpayers? WJBF News Channel 6's George Eskola investigates.
  • Fired Paine College Administrator Files Lawsuit

    Fired Paine College Administrator Files Lawsuit

    Tuesday, October 14 2014 6:15 PM EDT2014-10-14 22:15:47 GMT
    Photo of former Paine College administrator Brandon Brown, who is suing the college for breach of contract after being fired last weekPhoto of former Paine College administrator Brandon Brown, who is suing the college for breach of contract after being fired last week
    A former Paine College administrator fired from his position last week is now suing the college.
    A former Paine College administrator fired from his position last week is now suing the college.
  • Student Dies After Collapsing During Game

    Student Dies After Collapsing During Game

    Tuesday, October 14 2014 5:39 PM EDT2014-10-14 21:39:30 GMT

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

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

  • One Person Killed In Warren County Crash

    One Person Killed In Warren County Crash

    Tuesday, October 14 2014 5:34 PM EDT2014-10-14 21:34:20 GMT
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    WJBF News Channel 6 has learned that one person is dead after a crash in Warren County involving an 18-wheeler and a Toyota Camry.
    WJBF News Channel 6 has learned that one person is dead after a crash in Warren County involving an 18-wheeler and a Toyota Camry.
  • BREAKING ON 6: Traffic Backed Up In Columbia County Due To Crash Involving UPS Truck

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

    Tuesday, October 14 2014 5:20 PM EDT2014-10-14 21:20:28 GMT
    Photo from the scene of a crash on Wrightsboro Road, in Columbia County, involving a UPS 18-wheeler (Credit: James Dean)Photo from the scene of a crash on Wrightsboro Road, in Columbia County, involving a UPS 18-wheeler (Credit: James Dean)
    WJBF News Channel 6 has learned traffic is backed up on Wrightsboro Road outside of Grovetown, heading into Harlem.
    WJBF News Channel 6 has learned traffic is backed up on Wrightsboro Road outside of Grovetown, heading into Harlem.
  • Richmond County After-School Activities Canceled Due To Severe Weather Threat

    Richmond County After-School Activities Canceled Due To Severe Weather Threat

    Tuesday, October 14 2014 3:15 PM EDT2014-10-14 19:15:20 GMT
    Wicked Weather graphicWicked Weather graphic
    WJBF News Channel 6 has learned there will be no after-school activities Tuesday afternoon for students in Richmond County, due to the threat of severe weather.
    WJBF News Channel 6 has learned there will be no after-school activities Tuesday afternoon for students in Richmond County, due to the threat of severe weather.
  • UPDATED ON 6: Second Tornado Watch Issued For CSRA Counties

    UPDATED ON 6: Second Tornado Watch Issued For CSRA Counties

    Tuesday, October 14 2014 3:13 PM EDT2014-10-14 19:13:04 GMT
    Wicked Weather graphicWicked Weather graphic
    The National Weather Service has issued a Tornado Watch which is in effect until 10:00 p.m. EDT Tuesday evening for several CSRA counties.
    The National Weather Service has issued a Tornado Watch which is in effect until 10:00 p.m. EDT Tuesday evening for several CSRA counties.
  • Quick Cooking w/ Karen Calloway: Jambalaya Pasta

    Quick Cooking w/ Karen Calloway: Jambalaya Pasta

    Tuesday, October 14 2014 2:12 PM EDT2014-10-14 18:12:02 GMT
    Pasta is go-to meal on a busy weeknight but most require multiple pots and pans-one big pot to cook the pasta and at least one saucepan for the sauce.
    Pasta is go-to meal on a busy weeknight but most require multiple pots and pans-one big pot to cook the pasta and at least one saucepan for the sauce.
  • Lost 87-Year-Old Georgia Man Found In Indiana

    Lost 87-Year-Old Georgia Man Found In Indiana

    Tuesday, October 14 2014 1:54 PM EDT2014-10-14 17:54:22 GMT
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    Police say an 87-year-old man stopped for driving nearly 100 mph on a southern Indiana highway believed he was in Georgia where family members had been looking for him.Indiana State Police Sgt.
    Police say an 87-year-old man stopped for driving nearly 100 mph on a southern Indiana highway believed he was in Georgia where family members had been looking for him.Indiana State Police Sgt.
  • More Than 31, 000 Without Power In Georgia Due To Storms

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

    Tuesday, October 14 2014 8:51 AM EDT2014-10-14 12:51:56 GMT
    Georgia Power Logo graphicGeorgia Power Logo graphic
    Residents across Georgia were under a tornado watch as severe thunderstorms pounded parts of the state, knocking out power to more than 31,500 customers statewide before dawn Tuesday.
    Residents across Georgia were under a tornado watch as severe thunderstorms pounded parts of the state, knocking out power to more than 31,500 customers statewide before dawn Tuesday.
  • 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 14 2014 7:22 AM EDT2014-10-14 11:22:47 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.
  • Barton Chapel Road at Old McDuffie Road Accident

    UPDATE ON 6: Pedestrian Identified; Barton Chapel Road Accident

    UPDATE ON 6: Pedestrian Identified; Barton Chapel Road Accident

    Tuesday, October 14 2014 6:35 AM EDT2014-10-14 10:35:11 GMT
    Shortly before 2am an accident occured on Barton Chapel Road at Old McDuffie Road.
    Shortly before 2am an accident occured on Barton Chapel Road at Old McDuffie Road.
  • Barrow Calls For Congress To Not Get Paid Without Budget

    Barrow Calls For Congress To Not Get Paid Without Budget

    Monday, October 13 2014 9:09 PM EDT2014-10-14 01:09:11 GMT
    Photo of Congressman John BarrowPhoto of Congressman John Barrow
    Democratic Rep. John Barrow says he wants a law that ensures Congress doesn't get paid if lawmakers fail to pass a budget. A new ad by his Republican opponent says Barrow voted against the idea last year. The ad war between Barrow of Augusta and GOP challenger Rick Allen escalated Monday as Allen's campaign accused Barrow of "lying to stay in office" by saying he supports the idea known as "no budget, no pay." Barrow spokesman Richard Carbo says Allen's ad ignores differences between two prop...
    Democratic Rep. John Barrow says he wants a law that ensures Congress doesn't get paid if lawmakers fail to pass a budget. A new ad by his Republican opponent says Barrow voted against the idea last year. The ad war between Barrow of Augusta and GOP challenger Rick Allen escalated Monday as Allen's campaign accused Barrow of "lying to stay in office" by saying he supports the idea known as "no budget, no pay." Barrow spokesman Richard Carbo says Allen's ad ignores differences between two prop...
  • Gas Leaks Cost County Money; Officials Promote 811 Service

    Gas Leaks Cost County Money; Officials Promote 811 Service

    Gas Leaks Cost County Money; Officials Promote 811 Service

    Monday, October 13 2014 4:37 PM EDT2014-10-13 20:37:08 GMT
    The Riverwood Plantation gas leak Monday that happened Monday morning is just one of the more than 300 gas leaks reported this year in Columbia County already. Not only are these leaks dangerous, but they are very costly. Cutting a gas line or any underground line can be prevented with a simple phone call. It's a simple as dialing 811, yet some people are not taking advantage of the free service. Before digging, peo...
    The Riverwood Plantation gas leak Monday that happened Monday morning is just one of the more than 300 gas leaks reported this year in Columbia County already. Not only are these leaks dangerous, but they are very costly. Cutting a gas line or any underground line can be prevented with a simple phone call. It's a simple as dialing 811, yet some people are not taking advantage of the free service. Before digging, peo...
  • Crews Search For Possible Drowning Victim In Lake Lanier

    Crews Search For Possible Drowning Victim In Lake Lanier

    Monday, October 13 2014 9:02 AM EDT2014-10-13 13:02:56 GMT
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    Authorities are searching for a possible drowning victim on Lake Lanier.
    Authorities are searching for a possible drowning victim on Lake Lanier.
  • 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, October 13 2014 7:31 AM EDT2014-10-13 11:31:23 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.
  • Wheeler Road Motorcycle Crash

    UPDATE ON 6: Victim Identified In Wheeler Road Motorcycle Crash

    UPDATE ON 6: Victim Identified In Wheeler Road Motorcycle Crash

    Monday, October 13 2014 5:42 AM EDT2014-10-13 09:42:30 GMT
    A motorcycle crash on Wheeler Road in Augusta happened shortly before two this morning.
    A motorcycle crash on Wheeler Road in Augusta happened shortly before two this morning.
  • Child Hit By Car On Wrightsboro Road

    Child Hit By Car On Wrightsboro Road

    Sunday, October 12 2014 10:39 PM EDT2014-10-13 02:39:23 GMT
    A child was hit by a car on Wrightsboro Road Sunday night.
    A child was hit by a car on Wrightsboro Road Sunday night.
  • Change Might be Coming to Augusta Pet Owners

    Change Might be Coming to Augusta Pet Owners

    Sunday, October 12 2014 10:37 PM EDT2014-10-13 02:37:19 GMT
    Augusta Animal Services. Augusta Animal Services.

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

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

  • Fallen Soldier's Legacy Lives on with Memorial Run

    Fallen Soldier's Legacy Lives on with Memorial Run

    Fallen Soldier's Legacy Lives on with Memorial Run

    Sunday, October 12 2014 6:23 PM EDT2014-10-12 22:23:22 GMT
    The memory of a former Fort Gordon soldier continues to live on in the CSRA. Major Michael Donahue was killed in action in Afghanistan nearly a month ago. Friends and family gathered at the Augusta Canal to take part in a run in his name. Michael Donahue loved to run. In fact he ran a 50-mile race to raise money for the Augusta Warrior Project in 2011. Almost 300 people came together for his memorial run and donated m...
    The memory of a former Fort Gordon soldier continues to live on in the CSRA. Major Michael Donahue was killed in action in Afghanistan nearly a month ago. Friends and family gathered at the Augusta Canal to take part in a run in his name. Michael Donahue loved to run. In fact he ran a 50-mile race to raise money for the Augusta Warrior Project in 2011. Almost 300 people came together for his memorial run and donated m...
  • Updated on 6: Warren County Man Accused of Killing Wife

    Updated on 6: Warren County Man Accused of Killing Wife

    Updated on 6: Warren County Man Accused of Killing Wife

    Sunday, October 12 2014 6:21 PM EDT2014-10-12 22:21:54 GMT
    A Warren County man is behind bars after deputies say he shot and killed his wife.
    A Warren County man is behind bars after deputies say he shot and killed his wife.
  • GMA Sunday Headlines: October 12, 2014

    GMA Sunday Headlines: October 12, 2014

    Sunday, October 12 2014 8:27 AM EDT2014-10-12 12:27:31 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.
  • 2 School Officials No Longer Working At Paine College

    2 School Officials No Longer Working At Paine College

    Saturday, October 11 2014 10:53 PM EDT2014-10-12 02:53:57 GMT
    Paine College Interim President Dr. Samuel Sullivan tells News Channel 6 that Brandon Brown and Tina Marshall-Bradley are no longer working for the school.
    Paine College Interim President Dr. Samuel Sullivan tells News Channel 6 that Brandon Brown and Tina Marshall-Bradley are no longer working for the school.
  • Animal Services is Making an Effort to Solve the Overcrowding Issue

    Animal Services is Making an Effort to Solve the Overcrowding Issue

    Saturday, October 11 2014 6:56 PM EDT2014-10-11 22:56:45 GMT
    Augusta Animal Services hold family fun day. Augusta Animal Services hold family fun day.

    Augusta Animal Services held family fun day on Saturday from 10 am-3pm, where they offered $40 dollar adoptions for all animals, and free vaccination and micro chipping. The shelter says the day was a success.

    Augusta Animal Services held family fun day on Saturday from 10 am-3pm, where they offered $40 dollar adoptions for all animals, and free vaccination and micro chipping. The shelter says the day was a success.

  • Gold Cross Gives Back

    Gold Cross Gives Back

    Saturday, October 11 2014 10:50 AM EDT2014-10-11 14:50:49 GMT
    First responders spent their Saturday morning giving back to the CSRA at the Diamond Lakes Regional Park. Gold Cross provided free hamburgers and hot dogs hot off the grille and a bounce house outside for the kids. Inside the Diamond Lakes Community center there were free health checks, including blood pressure and glucose. Many of the CSRA hospitals were on hand to help with the screenings. Vince Brogdon, CEO of Gold Cross says, “It's our way to give back to the community and at the same tim...
    First responders spent their Saturday morning giving back to the CSRA at the Diamond Lakes Regional Park. Gold Cross provided free hamburgers and hot dogs hot off the grille and a bounce house outside for the kids. Inside the Diamond Lakes Community center there were free health checks, including blood pressure and glucose. Many of the CSRA hospitals were on hand to help with the screenings. Vince Brogdon, CEO of Gold Cross says, “It's our way to give back to the community and at the same tim...
  • 1 On 1: Getting a Flu Shot

    1 On 1: Getting a Flu Shot

    Saturday, October 11 2014 9:17 AM EDT2014-10-11 13:17:28 GMT
     Getting a seasonal flu vaccine is the single most effective way to prevent getting the flu. The CDC recommends that anyone ages six months or older should get a flu shot, including those who were vaccinated last season.
     Getting a seasonal flu vaccine is the single most effective way to prevent getting the flu. The CDC recommends that anyone ages six months or older should get a flu shot, including those who were vaccinated last season.
  • GMA Saturday Headlines: October 11, 2014

    GMA Saturday Headlines: October 11, 2014

    Saturday, October 11 2014 8:41 AM EDT2014-10-11 12:41:15 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.
  • 6 Investigates: Ethics Complaints About Georgia Rep. Earnest Smith

    6 Investigates: Ethics Complaints About Georgia Rep. Earnest Smith

    Friday, October 10 2014 7:06 PM EDT2014-10-10 23:06:54 GMT
    Rep. Earnest Smith - (D) AUGUSTARep. Earnest Smith - (D) AUGUSTA
    The Georgia Ethics Commission is looking into State Representative Earnest Smith after allegations that his campaign reports had incorrect or missing information.
    The Georgia Ethics Commission is looking into State Representative Earnest Smith after allegations that his campaign reports had incorrect or missing information.
  • Augusta's Plump Pup Gets A Workout

    Augusta's Plump Pup Gets A Workout

    Friday, October 10 2014 6:58 PM EDT2014-10-10 22:58:28 GMT
    Photo of Pearl, the overweight rescue dogPhoto of Pearl, the overweight rescue dog
    A dangerously overweight, rescue dog is getting a lot of attention in the Two-Atate. Aiken veterinarians have taken on the "Canine Challenge" helping Pearl lose weight through diet and exercise. WJBF News Channel 6's Margaret-Ann Carter checked in on Pearl's progress.
    A dangerously overweight, rescue dog is getting a lot of attention in the Two-Atate. Aiken veterinarians have taken on the "Canine Challenge" helping Pearl lose weight through diet and exercise. WJBF News Channel 6's Margaret-Ann Carter checked in on Pearl's progress.
  • UGA's Todd Gurley Suspended Indefinitely

    UGA's Todd Gurley Suspended Indefinitely

    Friday, October 10 2014 6:13 PM EDT2014-10-10 22:13:44 GMT
    Photo of University of Georgia tailback Todd Gurley, who has been suspended from the team indefinitely during the investigation on an NCAA rules violationPhoto of University of Georgia tailback Todd Gurley, who has been suspended from the team indefinitely during the investigation on an NCAA rules violation
    WJBF News Channel 6 has learned that University of Georgia tailback Todd Gurley has been indefinitely suspended from competition by the UGA Athletic Association.
    WJBF News Channel 6 has learned that University of Georgia tailback Todd Gurley has been indefinitely suspended from competition by the UGA Athletic Association.
  • BREAKING ON 6: Multi-Vehicle Crash Reported On Washington Road

    BREAKING ON 6: Multi-Vehicle Crash Reported On Washington Road

    Friday, October 10 2014 5:36 PM EDT2014-10-10 21:36:42 GMT
    Car Crash Crime Scene Tape graphicCar Crash Crime Scene Tape graphic
    WJBF News Channel 6 has received reports of a multiple-vehicle crash on Washington Road.
    WJBF News Channel 6 has received reports of a multiple-vehicle crash on Washington Road.
  • Public Meetings Scheduled To Discuss Augusta Public Transport Fort Gordon Route

    Public Meetings Scheduled To Discuss Augusta Public Transport Fort Gordon Route

    Friday, October 10 2014 5:21 PM EDT2014-10-10 21:21:26 GMT
    Augusta Seal graphicAugusta Seal graphic
    A series of three public meetings have been scheduled to to discuss the feasibility and evaluation of an Augusta Public Transport six-month pilot service route to Fort Gordon.
    A series of three public meetings have been scheduled to to discuss the feasibility and evaluation of an Augusta Public Transport six-month pilot service route to Fort Gordon.
  • Smoke Alarms To Be Given Away, Installed Saturday

    Smoke Alarms To Be Given Away, Installed Saturday

    Friday, October 10 2014 3:52 PM EDT2014-10-10 19:52:10 GMT
    Photo of one of the smoke alarms that will be given away and installed on Saturday, October 12th in AugustaPhoto of one of the smoke alarms that will be given away and installed on Saturday, October 12th in Augusta
    In partnership with the Augusta-Richmond County Fire Department, the American Red Cross is sponsoring the installation of smoke alarms that have a 10-year lithium battery contained in a sealed unit.According to the National Fire Protection Association, nearly two-thirds of home fire deaths occurred in residences with no smoke detectors or without working smoke alarms. There is heightened concern as the season changes and temperatures begin to drop causing thousands of people across the CSRA t...
    In partnership with the Augusta-Richmond County Fire Department, the American Red Cross is sponsoring the installation of smoke alarms that have a 10-year lithium battery contained in a sealed unit.According to the National Fire Protection Association, nearly two-thirds of home fire deaths occurred in residences with no smoke detectors or without working smoke alarms. There is heightened concern as the season changes and temperatures begin to drop causing thousands of people across the CSRA t...
  • 50 Arrests Made During Augusta Joint Task Force Operation

    50 Arrests Made During Augusta Joint Task Force Operation

    Friday, October 10 2014 3:47 PM EDT2014-10-10 19:47:55 GMT
    Cop Police Lights graphicCop Police Lights graphic
    Several law enforcement agencies worked together for a joint task force operation this week in Richmond County in which 50 arrests were made.
    Several law enforcement agencies worked together for a joint task force operation this week in Richmond County in which 50 arrests were made.
  • Georgia Woman Identified As Burned Body In Park

    Georgia Woman Identified As Burned Body In Park

    Friday, October 10 2014 2:12 PM EDT2014-10-10 18:12:41 GMT
    Photo of Lauren Taylor (Courtesy of WSB-TV)Photo of Lauren Taylor (Courtesy of WSB-TV)
    Police say the burned body of a woman found in a metro Atlanta park has been identified as a northwest Georgia woman.
    Police say the burned body of a woman found in a metro Atlanta park has been identified as a northwest Georgia woman.
  • UPDATED ON 6: Hephzibah Middle School Students Returning To Class After Gas Leak Reports

    UPDATED ON 6: Hephzibah Middle School Students Returning To Class After Gas Leak Reports

    Friday, October 10 2014 9:03 AM EDT2014-10-10 13:03:20 GMT
    Gas Leak graphicGas Leak graphic
    WJBF News Channel 6 has learned that Hephzibah Middle School students are returning to class after a reported gas leak,
    WJBF News Channel 6 has learned that Hephzibah Middle School students are returning to class after a reported gas leak,
  • Virginia College Mom Who Left Child In Car Expected In Court

    Virginia College Mom Who Left Child In Car Expected In Court

    Friday, October 10 2014 6:30 AM EDT2014-10-10 10:30:08 GMT
    Charged: Alicia ManigultCharged: Alicia Manigult
    New this morning, the mother accused of leaving her baby locked inside a hot car is expected in court today.
    New this morning, the mother accused of leaving her baby locked inside a hot car is expected in court today.
  • Candidates Don't Want To Pay For Political Forum

    Candidates Don't Want To Pay For Political Forum

    Thursday, October 9 2014 6:53 PM EDT2014-10-09 22:53:04 GMT
    A local businessman is proposing a political forum, but he's asking candidates to pay money to attend.
    A local businessman is proposing a political forum, but he's asking candidates to pay money to attend.
  • Sweepstakes Scam Leaves one Woman $2,000 short

    Sweepstakes Scam Leaves one Woman $2,000 short

    Thursday, October 9 2014 5:33 PM EDT2014-10-09 21:33:19 GMT
    Letter sent from a sweepstakes commission. Letter sent from a sweepstakes commission.

    A South Augusta woman says she was scammed by a sweepstakes company after they offered her $100,000, but she never saw that money. She was unknowingly entered into the sweepstakes after using a department story credit card.

    A South Augusta woman says she was scammed by a sweepstakes company after they offered her $100,000, but she never saw that money. She was unknowingly entered into the sweepstakes after using a department story credit card.

  • UPDATED ON 6: Greenbrier High School Threat Turns Out To Be Prank

    UPDATED ON 6: Greenbrier High School Threat Turns Out To Be Prank

    Thursday, October 9 2014 4:18 PM EDT2014-10-09 20:18:47 GMT
    Photo of the entrance to Greenbrier High School, in Evans, GeorgiaPhoto of the entrance to Greenbrier High School, in Evans, Georgia
    The Columbia County Sheriff's Office has released new information concerning a threat at Greenbrier High School.
    The Columbia County Sheriff's Office has released new information concerning a threat at Greenbrier High School.
  • 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 9 2014 7:11 AM EDT2014-10-09 11:11:47 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.
  • Major Michael J. Donahue Memorial Run Preview

    Major Michael J. Donahue Memorial Run Preview

    Major Michael J. Donahue Memorial Run Preview

    Thursday, October 9 2014 5:21 AM EDT2014-10-09 09:21:06 GMT
    Photo of Major Michael J. DonahuePhoto of Major Michael J. Donahue
    Former Fort Gordon Soldier Michael J. Donahue was killed during an enemy attack in Afghanistan on September 16, 2014. Many of Donahue's friends in Augusta are honoring his memory by holding a Memorial Run on Saturday, October 11th. On Wednesday, race organizer David Nance joined Chris Kane on WJBF News Channel 6 at Noon. They talked about Donahue's legacy and where the donations from the Memorial Run will go.Memorial RunMajor Michael J. DonahueWhen: Saturday, October 11th-8:30 AMWhere: Lake O...
    Former Fort Gordon Soldier Michael J. Donahue was killed during an enemy attack in Afghanistan on September 16, 2014. Many of Donahue's friends in Augusta are honoring his memory by holding a Memorial Run on Saturday, October 11th. On Wednesday, race organizer David Nance joined Chris Kane on WJBF News Channel 6 at Noon. They talked about Donahue's legacy and where the donations from the Memorial Run will go.Memorial RunMajor Michael J. DonahueWhen: Saturday, October 11th-8:30 AMWhere: Lake O...
  • Robot Fighting Infectious Disease

    Robot Fighting Infectious Disease

    Wednesday, October 8 2014 10:31 PM EDT2014-10-09 02:31:39 GMT
    A robot can clean a room entirely in 15 minutes, blasting bursts of ultra bright xenon light to kill germs.
    A robot can clean a room entirely in 15 minutes, blasting bursts of ultra bright xenon light to kill germs.
  • Golden Apple: Britton Serigney

    Golden Apple: Britton Serigney

    Wednesday, October 8 2014 10:00 PM EDT2014-10-09 02:00:36 GMT
    Britton Serigney has been teaching for 10-years here, but she had another life before she came to the classroom."I actually had a dance studio for about 10 years in Harlem," she says.That experience in the studio helped her learn how to connect with kids, and help them do their best."I've just been able to always relate to teenagers," she says. "I'm probably not quite an adult myself. I like to stay young. They keep me going."And she keeps them focused on their studies, so they can do well th...
    Britton Serigney has been teaching for 10-years here, but she had another life before she came to the classroom."I actually had a dance studio for about 10 years in Harlem," she says.That experience in the studio helped her learn how to connect with kids, and help them do their best."I've just been able to always relate to teenagers," she says. "I'm probably not quite an adult myself. I like to stay young. They keep me going."And she keeps them focused on their studies, so they can do well th...
  • Sunday Voting Coming To Athens

    Sunday Voting Coming To Athens

    Wednesday, October 8 2014 9:24 PM EDT2014-10-09 01:24:29 GMT
    Across Georgia graphicAcross Georgia graphic
    The Athens-Clarke County Board of Elections has approved of Sunday voting ahead of the Nov. 4 general election. The Athens Banner-Herald reports the board voted Tuesday to allow the county's elections headquarters in downtown Athens to be open to voters Oct. 26 between 1 and 5 p.m. Elections Supervisor Gail Schrader has said Sunday voting was expected to cost the county about $1,000 in staff time. Officials in several other Georgia counties including DeKalb, Floyd and Chatham, have also appro...
    The Athens-Clarke County Board of Elections has approved of Sunday voting ahead of the Nov. 4 general election. The Athens Banner-Herald reports the board voted Tuesday to allow the county's elections headquarters in downtown Athens to be open to voters Oct. 26 between 1 and 5 p.m. Elections Supervisor Gail Schrader has said Sunday voting was expected to cost the county about $1,000 in staff time. Officials in several other Georgia counties including DeKalb, Floyd and Chatham, have also appro...
  • Chemicals Versus Weeds In Savannah River

    Chemicals Versus Weeds In Savannah River

    Wednesday, October 8 2014 6:52 PM EDT2014-10-08 22:52:20 GMT
    Frank Carl, Chairman of the Augusta Port Authority says, “It is not supposed to be harmful to humans, but I wouldn't jump in.” Frank Carl says there is an invasive weed problem in the Savannah River. He says it came from Brazil and it isn't going anywhere anytime soon. “Somebody poured their aquarium into the John and the weed along with it and now we got a problem," said Carl. Carl contracted out the job to a company for less than 6,000 taxpayer dollars from the Augusta Port Authority budget...
    Frank Carl, Chairman of the Augusta Port Authority says, “It is not supposed to be harmful to humans, but I wouldn't jump in.” Frank Carl says there is an invasive weed problem in the Savannah River. He says it came from Brazil and it isn't going anywhere anytime soon. “Somebody poured their aquarium into the John and the weed along with it and now we got a problem," said Carl. Carl contracted out the job to a company for less than 6,000 taxpayer dollars from the Augusta Port Authority budget...
  • Mixed Results For Georgia, South Carolina SAT Scores

    Mixed Results For Georgia, South Carolina SAT Scores

    Wednesday, October 8 2014 6:11 PM EDT2014-10-08 22:11:33 GMT
    School Report graphicSchool Report graphic
    SAT results have been released from last year's high school seniors and the results are mixed for counties in the CSRA.
    SAT results have been released from last year's high school seniors and the results are mixed for counties in the CSRA.
  • Richmond County Residents Without Power After Car Crash

    Richmond County Residents Without Power After Car Crash

    Wednesday, October 8 2014 5:05 PM EDT2014-10-08 21:05:25 GMT
    Photo from the scene of a Wednesday afternoon car crash on Deans Bridge Road, in Augusta, where a power pole was struck and some residents are without powerPhoto from the scene of a Wednesday afternoon car crash on Deans Bridge Road, in Augusta, where a power pole was struck and some residents are without power
    According to Georgia Power, approximately 1,200 Richmond County residents are without power after a crash on Deans Bridge Road.
    According to Georgia Power, approximately 1,200 Richmond County residents are without power after a crash on Deans Bridge Road.
  • PHOTOS: "Blood Moon" Total Lunar Eclipse Over The CSRA

    PHOTOS: "Blood Moon" Total Lunar Eclipse Over The CSRA

    Wednesday, October 8 2014 2:38 PM EDT2014-10-08 18:38:04 GMT
    Photo of the "Blood Moon" total lunar eclipse taken over the CSRA on Wednesday, October 8th (Credit: Greg Hartshorne)Photo of the "Blood Moon" total lunar eclipse taken over the CSRA on Wednesday, October 8th (Credit: Greg Hartshorne)
    Click to view photos of the "Blood Moon" total lunar eclipse that was visible in the skies over the CSRA Wednesday morning.
    Click to view photos of the "Blood Moon" total lunar eclipse that was visible in the skies over the CSRA Wednesday morning.
  • Georgia To sign Agreement To Deepen Savannah Harbor

    Georgia To Sign Agreement To Deepen Savannah Harbor

    Georgia To Sign Agreement To Deepen Savannah Harbor

    Wednesday, October 8 2014 7:19 AM EDT2014-10-08 11:19:52 GMT
    Across Georgia graphicAcross Georgia graphic
    SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) - Georgia and the federal government plan to sign a final deal to deepen the Savannah harbor after more than 15 years of studies, planning and bureaucratic delays. Gov. Nathan Deal is scheduled to announce completion of the cost-sharing agreement Wednesday during an event in metro Atlanta. The deal allows the Army Corps of Engineers to start dredging more than 30 miles of the Savannah River using $266 million in state funds, with the federal government expected to contribut...
    SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) - Georgia and the federal government plan to sign a final deal to deepen the Savannah harbor after more than 15 years of studies, planning and bureaucratic delays. Gov. Nathan Deal is scheduled to announce completion of the cost-sharing agreement Wednesday during an event in metro Atlanta. The deal allows the Army Corps of Engineers to start dredging more than 30 miles of the Savannah River using $266 million in state funds, with the federal government expected to contribut...
  • 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 8 2014 7:01 AM EDT2014-10-08 11:01:21 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.
  • Georgia Juvenile Justice Department Hires Chaplain

    Georgia Juvenile Justice Department Hires Chaplain

    Wednesday, October 8 2014 6:16 AM EDT2014-10-08 10:16:50 GMT
    Department Of Juvenile Justive (Photo Credit: AP)Department Of Juvenile Justive (Photo Credit: AP)
    Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice officials say a newly created position is meant to help young offenders develop spiritually.
    Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice officials say a newly created position is meant to help young offenders develop spiritually.
  • Members of Congress propose military smoking ban

    Members of Congress propose military smoking ban

    Wednesday, October 8 2014 4:55 AM EDT2014-10-08 08:55:31 GMT
    The United States Congress and the Defense Department are mulling over a potential ban on tobacco sales on military bases and ships.
    The United States Congress and the Defense Department are mulling over a potential ban on tobacco sales on military bases and ships.
  • Augusta Fire Department Trains for Possible Ebola Cases

    Augusta Fire Department Trains for Possible Ebola Cases

    Augusta Fire Department Trains for Possible Ebola Cases

    Tuesday, October 7 2014 5:38 PM EDT2014-10-07 21:38:40 GMT
    While public service departments in Atlanta are busy submitting plans for Ebola preparation in the next month, the Augusta Fire Department is getting a jump start on taking precautionary measures here in the CSRA. The Augusta Fire Department is not taking any risks when it comes to the disease. Even though there has not been a case diagnosed in our area, each firefighter is being asked to watch a video created by a lo...
    While public service departments in Atlanta are busy submitting plans for Ebola preparation in the next month, the Augusta Fire Department is getting a jump start on taking precautionary measures here in the CSRA. The Augusta Fire Department is not taking any risks when it comes to the disease. Even though there has not been a case diagnosed in our area, each firefighter is being asked to watch a video created by a lo...
  • 2015 Drive, Chip And Putt National Finalists Announced

    2015 Drive, Chip And Putt National Finalists Announced

    Tuesday, October 7 2014 4:17 PM EDT2014-10-07 20:17:19 GMT
    Drive, Chip and Putt logo graphicDrive, Chip and Putt logo graphic
    The Augusta National Golf Club has announced the national finalists who will compete at the 2015 Drive, Chip and Putt National Finals at the club next April.
    The Augusta National Golf Club has announced the national finalists who will compete at the 2015 Drive, Chip and Putt National Finals at the club next April.
  • Suspect In Deadly Martinez Church Shooting To Face The Death Penalty

    Suspect In Deadly Martinez Church Shooting To Face The Death Penalty

    Tuesday, October 7 2014 3:43 PM EDT2014-10-07 19:43:44 GMT
    Photo of Daniel Robinson from his September 29th court appearance in Columbia CountyPhoto of Daniel Robinson from his September 29th court appearance in Columbia County
    WJBF News Channel 6 has learned that the man who is accused in a deadly shooting at a Martinez church will be be facing the death penalty.
    WJBF News Channel 6 has learned that the man who is accused in a deadly shooting at a Martinez church will be be facing the death penalty.
  • Career Expo Being Held At Fort Gordon

    Career Expo Being Held At Fort Gordon

    Tuesday, October 7 2014 12:22 PM EDT2014-10-07 16:22:59 GMT
    Fort Gordon graphicFort Gordon graphic
    Job seekers across the CSRA still have a chance to be hired at a career expo going on at Fort Gordon.
    Job seekers across the CSRA still have a chance to be hired at a career expo going on at Fort Gordon.
  • UPDATED ON 6: Laurel Oak Drive Shooting Suspect Arrested

    UPDATED ON 6: Laurel Oak Drive Shooting Suspect Arrested

    Tuesday, October 7 2014 10:29 AM EDT2014-10-07 14:29:43 GMT
    Mugshot of 35-year-old Adrian Curry, who is accused in a Sept 27th Laurel Oak Drive shooting (Credit: Richmond County Sheriff's Office)Mugshot of 35-year-old Adrian Curry, who is accused in a Sept 27th Laurel Oak Drive shooting (Credit: Richmond County Sheriff's Office)
    WJBF News Channel 6 has learned that the suspect in a September 27th shooting that happened on Laurel Oak Drive has been arrested.
    WJBF News Channel 6 has learned that the suspect in a September 27th shooting that happened on Laurel Oak Drive has been arrested.
  • Tree Removal For Movie Filming Draws Objections

    Tree Removal For Movie Filming Draws Objections

    Tuesday, October 7 2014 8:25 AM EDT2014-10-07 12:25:26 GMT
    ANT-MAN logoANT-MAN logo
    The removal of magnolia trees for movie filming outside a state building is drawing objections.
    The removal of magnolia trees for movie filming outside a state building is drawing objections.
  • 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 7 2014 7:05 AM EDT2014-10-07 11:05:32 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.
  • Iron Man To Extend Its Stay

    Iron Man To Extend Its Stay

    Monday, October 6 2014 9:26 PM EDT2014-10-07 01:26:55 GMT
    A good thing just got better. The Augusta Sports Council says that the Ironman 70.3 event in the Garden city is sticking around.Board members say the annual triathlon brings in more than $4-million in direct visitor spending each year.The race includes a swim in the Savannah River, bike ride through Aiken County, and run through downtown Augusta.
    A good thing just got better. The Augusta Sports Council says that the Ironman 70.3 event in the Garden city is sticking around.Board members say the annual triathlon brings in more than $4-million in direct visitor spending each year.The race includes a swim in the Savannah River, bike ride through Aiken County, and run through downtown Augusta.
  • Nunn Visits Augusta, Talks Education

    Nunn Visits Augusta, Talks Education

    Monday, October 6 2014 9:21 PM EDT2014-10-07 01:21:17 GMT
    Senate Candidate Michelle Nunn continues to hit the campaign trail. She visited the Garden City Monday morning.She stopped by Augusta Technical College for a tour. Nunn talked to school leaders about the importance of our military and about keeping military bases in Georgia strong.She also talked about education."I really believe that we make sure we are making the right investments in our kids," Nunn says. "That starts with early childhood education, making sure that pre-k is universally acc...
    Senate Candidate Michelle Nunn continues to hit the campaign trail. She visited the Garden City Monday morning.She stopped by Augusta Technical College for a tour. Nunn talked to school leaders about the importance of our military and about keeping military bases in Georgia strong.She also talked about education."I really believe that we make sure we are making the right investments in our kids," Nunn says. "That starts with early childhood education, making sure that pre-k is universally acc...
  • EXCLUSIVE: Jennie Montgomery WJBF-TV

    Full Interview: Conversation & Songs with Gino Vannelli

    Full Interview: Conversation & Songs with Gino Vannelli

    Monday, October 6 2014 8:17 PM EDT2014-10-07 00:17:13 GMT
    Singer songwriter Gino Vannelli sits down with WJBF's Jennie Montgomery to talk about his career, his upcoming projects and his latest release, "Live in LA"... a PBS special taped at the Saban Theater in Los Angeles.
    Singer songwriter Gino Vannelli sits down with WJBF's Jennie Montgomery to talk about his career, his upcoming projects and his latest release, "Live in LA"... a PBS special taped at the Saban Theater in Los Angeles.
  • ONLY ON 6: Gino Vannelli at Television Park

    Gino Vannelli: Songs and Conversation with Euphoric WJBF News Anchor

    Gino Vannelli: Songs and Conversation with Euphoric WJBF News Anchor

    Monday, October 6 2014 8:12 PM EDT2014-10-07 00:12:01 GMT
    The great Gino Vannelli.... is in Columbia County at the new Exhibition Center Thursday, October 2nd. Saturday night he's at Atlanta's Cobb Energy Center. He stopped by Television Park to talk to WJBF's Jennie Montgomery.
    The great Gino Vannelli.... is in Columbia County at the new Exhibition Center Thursday, October 2nd. Saturday night he's at Atlanta's Cobb Energy Center. He stopped by Television Park to talk to WJBF's Jennie Montgomery.
  • Racial Slur Found On Church Sign

    Racial Slur Found On Church Sign

    Monday, October 6 2014 6:43 PM EDT2014-10-06 22:43:00 GMT
    Photo of New Life Church of God's sign in Harlem, Georgia that contained a racial slurPhoto of New Life Church of God's sign in Harlem, Georgia that contained a racial slur
    A Harlem, Georgia church sign had a phrase placed on it that included a racial slur. WJBF News Channel 6's Deon Guillory spoke to some residents to get their reaction to the sign.
    A Harlem, Georgia church sign had a phrase placed on it that included a racial slur. WJBF News Channel 6's Deon Guillory spoke to some residents to get their reaction to the sign.
  • Richmond County Home Invasion Suspect Sought

    Richmond County Home Invasion Suspect Sought

    Monday, October 6 2014 5:03 PM EDT2014-10-06 21:03:02 GMT
    Cop Police Lights graphicCop Police Lights graphic
    Richmond County Sheriff's Office investigators currently looking for a man they say forced entry into a Delmont Street home early Monday morning.
    Richmond County Sheriff's Office investigators currently looking for a man they say forced entry into a Delmont Street home early Monday morning.
  • Prospective Jurors In Warren County Asked To Not Shop Up In October

    Prospective Jurors In Warren County Asked To Not Shop Up In October

    Monday, October 6 2014 3:37 PM EDT2014-10-06 19:37:55 GMT
    Court-Gavel imageCourt-Gavel image
    If you got a jury summons in Warren County for October, you're being asked to not show up.
    If you got a jury summons in Warren County for October, you're being asked to not show up.
  • Georgia Bulldogs Freshman Forced To Give Up Football Due To Neurological Condition

    Georgia Bulldogs Freshman Forced To Give Up Football Due To Neurological Condition

    Monday, October 6 2014 1:37 PM EDT2014-10-06 17:37:13 GMT
    Photo of Rico Johnson (Courtesy of 247Sports)Photo of Rico Johnson (Courtesy of 247Sports)
    Georgia freshman corner back Rico Johnson will have to give up football because of a neurological condition.The school announced Thursday that Johnson had problems in practice this week and underwent a medical evaluation. Doctors found that Johnson risked a permanent spinal cord injury if he continued to play contact sports.Head trainer Ron Courson says it's fortunate the condition was discovered before Johnson sustained a "possible catastrophic injury," and that he still should be able to ha...
    Georgia freshman corner back Rico Johnson will have to give up football because of a neurological condition.The school announced Thursday that Johnson had problems in practice this week and underwent a medical evaluation. Doctors found that Johnson risked a permanent spinal cord injury if he continued to play contact sports.Head trainer Ron Courson says it's fortunate the condition was discovered before Johnson sustained a "possible catastrophic injury," and that he still should be able to ha...
  • 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, October 6 2014 7:01 AM EDT2014-10-06 11:01:02 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.
  • Savannah Riverkeeper Announces New Recreation Plans

    Savannah Riverkeeper Announces New Recreation Plans

    Savannah Riverkeeper Announces New Recreation Plans

    Sunday, October 5 2014 6:30 PM EDT2014-10-05 22:30:59 GMT
    Cleaning up the river while making it a nature destination spot for the community, it's all a part of the multi-million dollar Capital Campaign announced by the Savannah Riverkeeper last week.Unfortunately, a huge portion of the 14-acre location has tons of auto parts and remnants from years of unlawful dumping. The Savannah Riverkeeper is working with the Environmental Protection Agency to get this space approved for...
    Cleaning up the river while making it a nature destination spot for the community, it's all a part of the multi-million dollar Capital Campaign announced by the Savannah Riverkeeper last week.Unfortunately, a huge portion of the 14-acre location has tons of auto parts and remnants from years of unlawful dumping. The Savannah Riverkeeper is working with the Environmental Protection Agency to get this space approved for...
  • 1 On 1: Working Smoke Detectors Save Lives

    1 On 1: Working Smoke Detectors Save Lives

    Sunday, October 5 2014 11:05 AM EDT2014-10-05 15:05:56 GMT
    Sunday is the start of Fire Prevention Week. This year's theme is Working Smoke Detectors Save Lives
    Sunday is the start of Fire Prevention Week. This year's theme is Working Smoke Detectors Save Lives
  • The Color Run a Success Following Run or Dye Cancellation

    The Color Run a Success Following Run or Dye Cancellation

    The Color Run a Success Following Run or Dye Cancellation

    Saturday, October 4 2014 6:47 PM EDT2014-10-04 22:47:52 GMT
    Runners who signed up to take part in the Run or Dye 5K last month got a second chance to get painted in colors this morning. The Color Run, which is not affiliated with Run or Dye, offered discounts for those who signed up for the cancelled Run or Dye event.Many people were disappointed by the way Run or Dye event organizers handled the cancellation. Hundreds of people who signed up for Run or Dye thought they were b...
    Runners who signed up to take part in the Run or Dye 5K last month got a second chance to get painted in colors this morning. The Color Run, which is not affiliated with Run or Dye, offered discounts for those who signed up for the cancelled Run or Dye event.Many people were disappointed by the way Run or Dye event organizers handled the cancellation. Hundreds of people who signed up for Run or Dye thought they were b...
  • Aiken Woman Dies After Graniteville Crash

    Aiken Woman Dies After Graniteville Crash

    Saturday, October 4 2014 5:27 PM EDT2014-10-04 21:27:05 GMT
    The crash happened in Graviteville around 11:30 a.m. in the 200 block of Bettis Academy Road.
    The crash happened in Graviteville around 11:30 a.m. in the 200 block of Bettis Academy Road.
  • State investigating other local leaders, not just Commissioner Ron Cross.

    6 Investigates: Other Local Officials Filed Late Or Not At All

    6 Investigates: Other Local Officials Filed Late Or Not At All

    Friday, October 3 2014 6:23 PM EDT2014-10-03 22:23:53 GMT
    Columbia County Commissioner Ron Cross was fined more than $2,700 by the state ethics commission for not filing necessary financial information, but according to the state ethics commission website, there are dozens of other local elected officials and candidates who filed late or didn't file at all.Every year, elected officials and candidates have to file reports with the state ethics commission. Officials, like Cross, have to give the state information about their personal finances and camp...
    Columbia County Commissioner Ron Cross was fined more than $2,700 by the state ethics commission for not filing necessary financial information, but according to the state ethics commission website, there are dozens of other local elected officials and candidates who filed late or didn't file at all.Every year, elected officials and candidates have to file reports with the state ethics commission. Officials, like Cross, have to give the state information about their personal finances and camp...
  • New Renderings Released For Project Jackson

    New Renderings Released For Project Jackson

    Friday, October 3 2014 5:16 PM EDT2014-10-03 21:16:45 GMT
    News Channel 6 has obtained new pictures of how the city of North Augusta wants the new GreenJackets baseball stadium to look.
    News Channel 6 has obtained new pictures of how the city of North Augusta wants the new GreenJackets baseball stadium to look.
  • Training Accident Injures Cadet

    Training Accident Injures Cadet

    Friday, October 3 2014 8:48 AM EDT2014-10-03 12:48:54 GMT
    Shooting Gun Target graphicShooting Gun Target graphic
    The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is investigating a training accident that left an Augusta Tech Police Academy Cadet hurt.
    The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is investigating a training accident that left an Augusta Tech Police Academy Cadet hurt.
  • 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 3 2014 7:09 AM EDT2014-10-03 11:09:32 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.
  • Woman Accused Of Running Unlicensed Personal Care Home

    Woman Accused Of Running Unlicensed Personal Care Home

    Thursday, October 2 2014 7:20 PM EDT2014-10-02 23:20:55 GMT
    Investigators say 37-year-old Tameka Burns had at least 13 patients living inside of a Hephzibah home, even though it wasn't registered with the state.
    Investigators say 37-year-old Tameka Burns had at least 13 patients living inside of a Hephzibah home, even though it wasn't registered with the state.
  • 8 Josey Students Facing Charges After Fight

    8 Josey Students Facing Charges After Fight

    Thursday, October 2 2014 7:07 PM EDT2014-10-02 23:07:27 GMT
    Eight Richmond County students are facing criminal charges after a fight at T.W. Josey High School. A video of the brawl was uploaded to YouTube, but has since been taken down.
    Eight Richmond County students are facing criminal charges after a fight at T.W. Josey High School. A video of the brawl was uploaded to YouTube, but has since been taken down.
  • UPDATED ON 6: Ron Cross Responds To State Campaign Violations

    UPDATED ON 6: Ron Cross Responds To State Campaign Violations

    Thursday, October 2 2014 6:27 PM EDT2014-10-02 22:27:25 GMT
    Columbia County Commission Chairman Ron Cross is responding to the state's findings that he violated campaign finance laws.
    Columbia County Commission Chairman Ron Cross is responding to the state's findings that he violated campaign finance laws.
  • One man Tells his Story as a Breast Cancer Survivor

    One man Tells his Story as a Breast Cancer Survivor

    Thursday, October 2 2014 6:18 PM EDT2014-10-02 22:18:14 GMT
    Cecil Herrin, breast cancer survivor. Cecil Herrin, breast cancer survivor.
    Male breast cancer is almost unheard of, but just like other cancer it can be deadly if it isn't caught in time. One local man tells, News Channel 6's, Margaret-Ann Carter about his journey as a breast cancer survivor. He has a message for everyone to hear.
    Male breast cancer is almost unheard of, but just like other cancer it can be deadly if it isn't caught in time. One local man tells, News Channel 6's, Margaret-Ann Carter about his journey as a breast cancer survivor. He has a message for everyone to hear.
  • Naked Man Shot With Taser At Atlanta Airport

    Naked Man Shot With Taser At Atlanta Airport

    Thursday, October 2 2014 4:20 PM EDT2014-10-02 20:20:48 GMT
    Courtesy: Gregory D. EvansCourtesy: Gregory D. Evans
    Atlanta police say a naked man who was acting erratically at an Atlanta airport gate was shocked with a Taser and will likely face criminal charges.Police spokesman Greg Lyon says the naked 23-year-old man was at a Delta gate in the A concourse of the Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport Thursday morning yelling and acting strangely.Lyon says airport police were called to try calming the man down, but he kept yelling and an officer shot him with a Taser to try controlling the situation wi...
    Atlanta police say a naked man who was acting erratically at an Atlanta airport gate was shocked with a Taser and will likely face criminal charges.Police spokesman Greg Lyon says the naked 23-year-old man was at a Delta gate in the A concourse of the Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport Thursday morning yelling and acting strangely.Lyon says airport police were called to try calming the man down, but he kept yelling and an officer shot him with a Taser to try controlling the situation wi...
  • Suspects Caught; Circle K Attempted Armed Robbery

    Suspects Caught; Circle K Attempted Armed Robbery

    Thursday, October 2 2014 11:14 AM EDT2014-10-02 15:14:48 GMT
    Arrested: Williams and Mahone Arrested: Williams and Mahone
    Richmond County Deputies have apprehended two suspects in connection to an attempted armed robbery at the Circle K at 902 Walton Way early Wednesday morning. Deputies located the one of the suspects by the vehicle description and detained the driver while determining what occurred. During this contact deputies realized the person stopped was wearing clothing identical to one of the robbers from the Circle K. This subject was identified as Sedrick Antonique Williams, 17 years old. Williams was...
    Richmond County Deputies have apprehended two suspects in connection to an attempted armed robbery at the Circle K at 902 Walton Way early Wednesday morning. Deputies located the one of the suspects by the vehicle description and detained the driver while determining what occurred. During this contact deputies realized the person stopped was wearing clothing identical to one of the robbers from the Circle K. This subject was identified as Sedrick Antonique Williams, 17 years old. Williams was...
  • 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 2 2014 7:08 AM EDT2014-10-02 11:08:50 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.
  • UPDATE: Driver Identified; Fatal Accident on Wrightsboro Road Near Kingston Road

    UPDATE: Driver Identified; Fatal Accident on Wrightsboro Road Near Kingston Road

    Wednesday, October 1 2014 10:40 PM EDT2014-10-02 02:40:46 GMT
    Columbia County Dispatch has confirmed an accident with injuries on Wrightsboro Road and Kettle Creek Drive in Grovetown. We'll have more information has it becomes available to our newsroom.
    Columbia County Dispatch has confirmed an accident with injuries on Wrightsboro Road and Kettle Creek Drive in Grovetown. We'll have more information has it becomes available to our newsroom.
  • Aquarium Expanding

    Aquarium Expanding

    Wednesday, October 1 2014 10:26 PM EDT2014-10-02 02:26:47 GMT
    The SC House Criminal Domestic Violence Reform Committee met Wed. at the StatehouseThe SC House Criminal Domestic Violence Reform Committee met Wed. at the Statehouse
    The South Carolina Aquarium is planning a $5 million expansion to create a larger sea turtle hospital and exhibit to allow visitors to better see how it cares for the turtles. The Post and Courier of Charleston reports details of the project will be announced in the coming months. The aquarium on the Charleston waterfront hopes to have the expansion completed in two years. The expanded hospital will include more tanks, treatment equipment and laboratory space. The aquarium began offering twic...
    The South Carolina Aquarium is planning a $5 million expansion to create a larger sea turtle hospital and exhibit to allow visitors to better see how it cares for the turtles. The Post and Courier of Charleston reports details of the project will be announced in the coming months. The aquarium on the Charleston waterfront hopes to have the expansion completed in two years. The expanded hospital will include more tanks, treatment equipment and laboratory space. The aquarium began offering twic...
  • Man Dies After Being Hit By MARTA Train

    Man Dies After Being Hit By MARTA Train

    Wednesday, October 1 2014 10:24 PM EDT2014-10-02 02:24:33 GMT
    Across Georgia graphicAcross Georgia graphic
    Authorities say a man has been struck and killed by a commuter train at a downtown station. MARTA officials say the person was struck shortly before 5:30 a.m. Wednesday near the Georgia State University station. Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority spokesman Lyle Harris told reporters that the person was in an unauthorized area when the collision occurred. WSB-TV reports that the Fulton County Medical Examiner's Office said the person was a man, and that he had died from his injuries....
    Authorities say a man has been struck and killed by a commuter train at a downtown station. MARTA officials say the person was struck shortly before 5:30 a.m. Wednesday near the Georgia State University station. Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority spokesman Lyle Harris told reporters that the person was in an unauthorized area when the collision occurred. WSB-TV reports that the Fulton County Medical Examiner's Office said the person was a man, and that he had died from his injuries....
  • Tobacco-Free Policy Goes Into Effect Across Georgia Universities

    Tobacco-Free Policy Goes Into Effect Across Georgia Universities

    Tobacco-Free Policy Goes Into Effect Across Georgia Universities

    Wednesday, October 1 2014 6:56 PM EDT2014-10-01 22:56:28 GMT
    Lighting up a smoke outside of class is no longer an option for people on University System of Georgia campuses. The organization's smoke and tobacco-free policy goes into effect on October 1st and will affect all 31 institutions across the state.Georgia Regents University in Augusta banned tobacco last year. The mission to promote a healthy environment for everyone on campus is something the University System of Geor...
    Lighting up a smoke outside of class is no longer an option for people on University System of Georgia campuses. The organization's smoke and tobacco-free policy goes into effect on October 1st and will affect all 31 institutions across the state.Georgia Regents University in Augusta banned tobacco last year. The mission to promote a healthy environment for everyone on campus is something the University System of Geor...
  • Rabid Raccoon Confirmed In South Augusta

    Rabid Raccoon Confirmed In South Augusta

    Wednesday, October 1 2014 6:11 PM EDT2014-10-01 22:11:18 GMT
    Raccoon Rabies graphicRaccoon Rabies graphic
    The Georgia Public Health Laboratory has confirmed a raccoon with rabies. The raccoon was located in South Augusta at Mike Padgett Hwy and Rollins Road. According to the Emergency Preparedness Office the residents in that area have been notified by fliers distributed to their homes.
    The Georgia Public Health Laboratory has confirmed a raccoon with rabies. The raccoon was located in South Augusta at Mike Padgett Hwy and Rollins Road. According to the Emergency Preparedness Office the residents in that area have been notified by fliers distributed to their homes.
  • Plan In Place Would Contain Isolated Ebola

    Plan In Place Would Contain Isolated Ebola

    Wednesday, October 1 2014 4:26 PM EDT2014-10-01 20:26:34 GMT
    Peter Rissing, Hospital Epidemiologist at Georgia Regents Medical Center says, “We're sticking very closely to the plan from the CDC.” The first diagnosed case of Ebola is in Texas. But the unidentified man is contained and no one else has tested positive for the virus. Dr. Peter Rissing is the Professor for Medicine and the Hospital Epidemiologist at GRU. He says there is a plan in place to handle Ebola if it spreads to the two-state. “If a patient is diagnosed as potentially having Ebola th...
    Peter Rissing, Hospital Epidemiologist at Georgia Regents Medical Center says, “We're sticking very closely to the plan from the CDC.” The first diagnosed case of Ebola is in Texas. But the unidentified man is contained and no one else has tested positive for the virus. Dr. Peter Rissing is the Professor for Medicine and the Hospital Epidemiologist at GRU. He says there is a plan in place to handle Ebola if it spreads to the two-state. “If a patient is diagnosed as potentially having Ebola th...
  • BREAKING ON 6: Gas Leak Reported In Columbia County Subdivision

    BREAKING ON 6: Gas Leak Reported In Columbia County Subdivision

    Wednesday, October 1 2014 12:55 AM EDT2014-10-01 04:55:19 GMT
    Gas Leak graphicGas Leak graphic
    WJBF News Channel 6 has learned that a contractor has hit a main gas line in a Columbia County subdivision, causing a gas leak.
    WJBF News Channel 6 has learned that a contractor has hit a main gas line in a Columbia County subdivision, causing a gas leak.
  • Bikefest Bickering

    Bikefest Bickering

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

    Golden Apple: Jessica Walters

    Tuesday, September 30 2014 9:09 PM EDT2014-10-01 01:09:39 GMT
    Jessica Walters is beginning another busy day with her 5th graders."I love to inspire kids," she says. "I love to see them learn. I love when the light bulb goes off in their head when they learn something new."Mrs. Walters says she loves 5th grade--these boys and girls are excited about learning."A lot of kids are more independent. I like to see them grow and learn and continue to motivate them to read," she says.They also have to prove that they're retaining all that information on a regula...
    Jessica Walters is beginning another busy day with her 5th graders."I love to inspire kids," she says. "I love to see them learn. I love when the light bulb goes off in their head when they learn something new."Mrs. Walters says she loves 5th grade--these boys and girls are excited about learning."A lot of kids are more independent. I like to see them grow and learn and continue to motivate them to read," she says.They also have to prove that they're retaining all that information on a regula...
  • Fort Gordon Soldier Accused of Racist, Anti-Veteran Tweets

    Fort Gordon Soldier Accused of Racist, Anti-Veteran Tweets

    Tuesday, September 30 2014 6:38 PM EDT2014-09-30 22:38:35 GMT
    An investigation is happening on Fort Gordon after a soldier is accused posting some controversial tweets. 
    An investigation is happening on Fort Gordon after a soldier is accused posting some controversial tweets. 
  • UPDATED ON 6: TGI Fridays Issues Statement Concerning Augusta Location's Closing

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

    Tuesday, September 30 2014 4:38 PM EDT2014-09-30 20:38:46 GMT
    Employees said they showed up to work only to find out TGI Fridays Augusta closed its doors for good.
    Employees said they showed up to work only to find out TGI Fridays Augusta closed its doors for good.
  • Realtor's Death Has Locals Talking About Safety

    Realtor's Death Has Locals Talking About Safety

    Realtor's Death Has Locals Talking About Safety

    Tuesday, September 30 2014 4:24 PM EDT2014-09-30 20:24:34 GMT
    Photo of Arkansas real estate agent Beverly Carter, whose body was found days after she wet missing after showing a house to a prospective clientPhoto of Arkansas real estate agent Beverly Carter, whose body was found days after she wet missing after showing a house to a prospective client
    A realtor disappears after showing a home to a potential home buyer. Tuesday morning, the body of Beverly Carter was discovered about an hour away from her home near Little Rock, Arkansas.The man who allegedly killed her is now in jail being held on a million dollar bond. Aaron Lewis admits to kidnapping Carter but not killing her. Lewis, an ex-con with a long rap sheet has been charged with kidnapping and capital mur...
    A realtor disappears after showing a home to a potential home buyer. Tuesday morning, the body of Beverly Carter was discovered about an hour away from her home near Little Rock, Arkansas.The man who allegedly killed her is now in jail being held on a million dollar bond. Aaron Lewis admits to kidnapping Carter but not killing her. Lewis, an ex-con with a long rap sheet has been charged with kidnapping and capital mur...
  • Body Found In Augusta Identified 14 Years Later

    Body Found In Augusta Identified 14 Years Later

    Tuesday, September 30 2014 4:21 PM EDT2014-09-30 20:21:40 GMT
    Photo of Weshme Louissaint, as he would have appeared at the time of his death in 2000. (Courtesy: Richmond County Sheriff's Office)Photo of Weshme Louissaint, as he would have appeared at the time of his death in 2000. (Courtesy: Richmond County Sheriff's Office)
    The Richmond County Coroner's Office has confirmed the identity of a person found dead in Augusta on February 6, 2000.
    The Richmond County Coroner's Office has confirmed the identity of a person found dead in Augusta on February 6, 2000.
  • Fire broke out shortly after 5am at 9th and Broad Street

    UPDATED ON 6: Buildings Damaged By Fire On Broad Street

    UPDATED ON 6: Buildings Damaged By Fire On Broad Street

    Tuesday, September 30 2014 9:32 AM EDT2014-09-30 13:32:29 GMT
    Two buildings are damaged after a fire broke out around 5:17 a.m. Tuesday morning on Broad Street at 9th Street.
    Two buildings are damaged after a fire broke out around 5:17 a.m. Tuesday morning on Broad Street at 9th Street.
  • Downtown Augusta Streets Closed Due To Broad Street Fire

    Downtown Augusta Streets Closed Due To Broad Street Fire

    Tuesday, September 30 2014 8:44 AM EDT2014-09-30 12:44:43 GMT
    Photo from the scene of an early Tuesday morning building fire on Broad Street, in downtown AugustaPhoto from the scene of an early Tuesday morning building fire on Broad Street, in downtown Augusta
    Several roadways in downtown Augusta are closed and will be closed for much of Tuesday due to a structure fire on the 900 block of Broad Street.
    Several roadways in downtown Augusta are closed and will be closed for much of Tuesday due to a structure fire on the 900 block of Broad Street.
  • 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, September 30 2014 7:11 AM EDT2014-09-30 11:11:35 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.
  • Registration Deadline Approaching To Vote

    Registration Deadline Approaching To Vote

    Monday, September 29 2014 9:13 PM EDT2014-09-30 01:13:57 GMT
    Across Georgia graphicAcross Georgia graphic
    Georgia voters have until next week to register ahead of the upcoming general election. Secretary of State Brian Kemp issued a statement Monday reminding voters that they must register by Oct. 6 to vote in the Nov. 4 election. Kemp says Georgians with a valid driver's license can register online. Kemp says the GA Votes mobile application also allows Georgia residents to register, find polling locations, check voter registration status and track the status of an absentee ballot. Kemp says the ...
    Georgia voters have until next week to register ahead of the upcoming general election. Secretary of State Brian Kemp issued a statement Monday reminding voters that they must register by Oct. 6 to vote in the Nov. 4 election. Kemp says Georgians with a valid driver's license can register online. Kemp says the GA Votes mobile application also allows Georgia residents to register, find polling locations, check voter registration status and track the status of an absentee ballot. Kemp says the ...
  • Augusta Commission Committee Discusses Downtown Parking With Meters As An Option

    Augusta Commission Committee Discusses Downtown Parking With Meters As An Option

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

    Augusta Commission Considers Adoption Coordinator Job For Animal Shelter

    Monday, September 29 2014 6:44 PM EDT2014-09-29 22:44:49 GMT
    Augusta Seal graphicAugusta Seal graphic
    Too many deaths at Augusta's animal shelter has the department requesting a new job of adoption coordinator, but Augusta Commissioners are not ready to bite on the job just yet.
    Too many deaths at Augusta's animal shelter has the department requesting a new job of adoption coordinator, but Augusta Commissioners are not ready to bite on the job just yet.
  • Augusta's New City Administrator Signed Sealed and Delivered

    Augusta's New City Administrator Signed Sealed and Delivered

    Monday, September 29 2014 6:25 PM EDT2014-09-29 22:25:57 GMT
    Photo of Augusta's new City Administrator, Janice Allen JacksoinPhoto of Augusta's new City Administrator, Janice Allen Jacksoin
    Augusta's new City Administrator has been signed on the dotted line. Augusta Commissioners approved the final contract with Janice Allen Jackson as City Administrator on Monday.
    Augusta's new City Administrator has been signed on the dotted line. Augusta Commissioners approved the final contract with Janice Allen Jackson as City Administrator on Monday.
  • Louis "Hap" Harris Named District 7 Commissioner

    Louis "Hap" Harris Named District 7 Commissioner

    Monday, September 29 2014 5:52 PM EDT2014-09-29 21:52:51 GMT
    Photo of Louis "Hap" Harris being sown as the new District 7 Augusta Commissioner on MondayPhoto of Louis "Hap" Harris being sown as the new District 7 Augusta Commissioner on Monday
    It took three weeks, but the deal has gone down. Louis "Hap" Harris was named Monday to replace Donnie Smith as Augusta's District 7 Commissioner. The appointment was made in public, and Harris doesn't feel there should be any political taint to his selection. WJBF News Channel 6's George Eskola has the story.
    It took three weeks, but the deal has gone down. Louis "Hap" Harris was named Monday to replace Donnie Smith as Augusta's District 7 Commissioner. The appointment was made in public, and Harris doesn't feel there should be any political taint to his selection. WJBF News Channel 6's George Eskola has the story.
  • UPDATED ON 6: Horses On The Loose Corralled On I-20

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

    Monday, September 29 2014 5:28 PM EDT2014-09-29 21:28:36 GMT
    Photo of horses on the side of eastbound I-20 in Columbia County near the Harlem, Georgia exitPhoto of horses on the side of eastbound I-20 in Columbia County near the Harlem, Georgia exit
    WJBF News Channel 6 has learned all of the horses that were loose on the eastbound side of I-20 in Columbia County Monday afternoon have been safely corralled.
    WJBF News Channel 6 has learned all of the horses that were loose on the eastbound side of I-20 in Columbia County Monday afternoon have been safely corralled.
  • Woman Wanted For Check Forgery In Richmond County

    Woman Wanted For Check Forgery In Richmond County

    Monday, September 29 2014 4:59 PM EDT2014-09-29 20:59:31 GMT
    Mug shot of Beverly Marie Moore, who is wanted for allegedly trying to pass a forged check in Richmond CountyMug shot of Beverly Marie Moore, who is wanted for allegedly trying to pass a forged check in Richmond County
    The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is asking the public's assistance in locating a woman who is wanted for allegedly presenting a forged check.
    The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is asking the public's assistance in locating a woman who is wanted for allegedly presenting a forged check.
  • GBI Investigating Death Of Man After He Reportedly Attempted To Swallow Bag Of Marijuana

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

    Monday, September 29 2014 2:53 PM EDT2014-09-29 18:53:23 GMT
    Death Investigation graphicDeath Investigation graphic
    The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is now investigating the death of a man on Monday morning after the man reportedly attempted to swallow a bag of marijuana.
    The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is now investigating the death of a man on Monday morning after the man reportedly attempted to swallow a bag of marijuana.
  • UPDATED ON 6: Man Accused of Shooting, Killing Man At Columbia County Church Appears In Court

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

    Monday, September 29 2014 12:54 PM EDT2014-09-29 16:54:13 GMT
    Daniel Robinson, who is accused in a deadly shooting at a Martinez, Georgia church, is escorted into a Columbia County courtroom Monday morningDaniel Robinson, who is accused in a deadly shooting at a Martinez, Georgia church, is escorted into a Columbia County courtroom Monday morning
    Daniel Robinson, the man accused of shooting and killing a man at a Columbia County church in August, made his first appearance in a Columbia County Monday morning.
    Daniel Robinson, the man accused of shooting and killing a man at a Columbia County church in August, made his first appearance in a Columbia County Monday morning.
  • BREAKING ON 6: New District 7 Augusta Commissioner Sworn In

    BREAKING ON 6: New District 7 Augusta Commissioner Sworn In

    Monday, September 29 2014 12:40 PM EDT2014-09-29 16:40:15 GMT
    Photo of Louis "Hap" Harris being sworn as the new District 7 Augusta CommissionerPhoto of Louis "Hap" Harris being sworn as the new District 7 Augusta Commissioner
    We have just learned that Louis "Hap" Harris will be representing the people of District 7 on the Augusta Commission.
    We have just learned that Louis "Hap" Harris will be representing the people of District 7 on the Augusta Commission.
  • Increased Speed Limit for Harlem-Grovetown Road

    Increased Speed Limit for Harlem-Grovetown Road

    Monday, September 29 2014 12:13 PM EDT2014-09-29 16:13:42 GMT
    Harlem Grovetown Road Harlem Grovetown Road
    People traveling on a popular road in the City of Harlem will now be able to travel faster, but there's a catch.The city of Harlem has approved an ordinance to raise the speed limit from 35 miles per hour to 45 miles per hour on Harlem-Grovetown Road from Oliver Hardy Court.But with the increased speed limit, public safety officers will now be able to use radar and issue speeding tickets.The new signs are set to go up in the beginning of November with a grace period of a few weeks with warnings.
    People traveling on a popular road in the City of Harlem will now be able to travel faster, but there's a catch.The city of Harlem has approved an ordinance to raise the speed limit from 35 miles per hour to 45 miles per hour on Harlem-Grovetown Road from Oliver Hardy Court.But with the increased speed limit, public safety officers will now be able to use radar and issue speeding tickets.The new signs are set to go up in the beginning of November with a grace period of a few weeks with warnings.
  • UPDATED ON 6: Shooting Victim's Name Released; Suspect's Name Not

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

    Monday, September 29 2014 11:18 AM EDT2014-09-29 15:18:48 GMT
    Laural Oak DriveLaural Oak Drive
    According to the Richmond County Sheriff's Office, deputies responded to the 4700 Block of Laural Oak Drive regarding an injured person.
    According to the Richmond County Sheriff's Office, deputies responded to the 4700 Block of Laural Oak Drive regarding an injured person.
  • UPDATE: Victim Identified; Man Airlifted To Hospital After Thomson I-20 Crash

    UPDATE: Victim Identified; Man Airlifted To Hospital After Thomson I-20 Crash

    Monday, September 29 2014 10:25 AM EDT2014-09-29 14:25:44 GMT
    A man was airlifted to the hospital after an accident on I-20 Sunday night.
    A man was airlifted to the hospital after an accident on I-20 Sunday night.
  • 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, September 29 2014 7:19 AM EDT2014-09-29 11:19:56 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.
  • 1 On 1: Zumbathon for Breast Cancer Research

    1 On 1: Zumbathon for Breast Cancer Research

    Sunday, September 28 2014 9:48 AM EDT2014-09-28 13:48:00 GMT
    The Salvation Army Kroc Center Hosts the annual Party in Pink Zumbathon Charity Event to Promote Breast Cancer
    The Salvation Army Kroc Center Hosts the annual Party in Pink Zumbathon Charity Event to Promote Breast Cancer Prevention
  • Truck Filled With Produce Overturns on I-20

    Truck Filled With Produce Overturns on I-20

    Sunday, September 28 2014 9:02 AM EDT2014-09-28 13:02:18 GMT
    Car Crash Crime Scene Tape graphicCar Crash Crime Scene Tape graphic
    One person is hurt after an accident on I-20 in Columbia County.
    One person is hurt after an accident on I-20 in Columbia County.
  • UPDATED ON 6: Suspect Identified In Deadly Richmond County Shooting

    UPDATED ON 6: Suspect Identified In Deadly Richmond County Shooting

    Saturday, September 27 2014 6:20 PM EDT2014-09-27 22:20:39 GMT
    Richmond County Deputies are investigating a deadly shooting.
    Richmond County Deputies are investigating a deadly shooting.
  • GMA Saturday Headlines: September 27, 2014

    GMA Saturday Headlines: September 27, 2014

    Saturday, September 27 2014 8:40 AM EDT2014-09-27 12:40:33 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.
  • Jenkins County Man Missing For One Year

    Jenkins County Man Missing For One Year

    Saturday, September 27 2014 12:28 AM EDT2014-09-27 04:28:41 GMT
    L.C. BurroughsL.C. Burroughs
    L.C. Burroughs has been missing for one year. His family is asking for any information leading to his whereabouts.
    L.C. Burroughs has been missing for one year. His family is asking for any information leading to his whereabouts.
  • BREAKING ON 6: Windsor Spring Elementary School Now On Soft Lockdown During Manhunt

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

    Friday, September 26 2014 5:44 PM EDT2014-09-26 21:44:08 GMT
    Mug shot of Shane Champagne, from 2013. (Courtesy: Richmond County Sheriff's Office)Mug shot of Shane Champagne, from 2013. (Courtesy: Richmond County Sheriff's Office)
    Windsor Spring Elementary School and Meadowbrook Elementary School remain on "soft" lockdown after a manhunt in the area took place Friday.
    Windsor Spring Elementary School and Meadowbrook Elementary School remain on "soft" lockdown after a manhunt in the area took place Friday.
  • Columbia County Leaders Say They Are One Step Closer To Getting A Hospital

    Columbia County Leaders Say They Are One Step Closer To Getting A Hospital

    Friday, September 26 2014 5:41 PM EDT2014-09-26 21:41:47 GMT
    Photo of the proposed location for a hospital in Columbia County, which is located in Evans, GeorgiaPhoto of the proposed location for a hospital in Columbia County, which is located in Evans, Georgia
    Columbia County leaders say they are one step closer to getting a hospital.State health officials say the county will have to pay for 20 percent of the hospital's cost, though.
    Columbia County leaders say they are one step closer to getting a hospital.State health officials say the county will have to pay for 20 percent of the hospital's cost, though.
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