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

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

    Atlanta city officials have announced the sale and redevelopment plan for a struggling downtown shopping center. Mayor Kasim Reed said today that South Carolina-based WRS Inc. is buying Underground Atlanta for $25.8...
  • Gun Sales Shoot Up This Christmas, But Buyer Beware

    Gun Sales Shoot Up This Christmas, But Buyer Beware

    Wednesday, December 17 2014 4:41 PM EST2014-12-17 21:41:12 GMT
    Gun background checks are being done at a record high this holiday season, but if you're planning on buying someone a gun as a gift this Christmas, there's one thing you should know: You probably can't.
    Gun background checks are being done at a record high this holiday season, but if you're planning on buying someone a gun as a gift this Christmas, there's one thing you should know: You probably can't.
  • Construction Rock Blasting

    Construction Rock Blasting

    Construction Rock Blasting

    Wednesday, December 17 2014 6:25 AM EST2014-12-17 11:25:59 GMT
    Construction blasting of rock will begin today through Friday for the Appling-Harlem Sewer Project.
    Construction blasting of rock will begin today through Friday for the Appling-Harlem Sewer Project.
  • Construction Set To Begin This Morning In The School Zone On Harlem-Grovetown Road

    Construction Set To Begin This Morning In The School Zone On Harlem-Grovetown Road

    Construction Set To Begin This Morning In The School Zone On Harlem-Grovetown Road

    Wednesday, December 17 2014 6:07 AM EST2014-12-17 11:07:19 GMT
    Construction is set to begin this morning in the school zone on Harlem-Grovetown Road.
    Construction is set to begin this morning in the school zone on Harlem-Grovetown Road.
  • Georgia Based Company Issues Cheese Recall

    Georgia Based Company Issues Cheese Recall

    Georgia Based Company Issues Cheese Recall

    Wednesday, December 17 2014 5:46 AM EST2014-12-17 10:46:41 GMT
    A Georgia-based company has issued a recall for cheese because it may have been contaminated by salmonella.
    A Georgia-based company has issued a recall for cheese because it may have been contaminated by salmonella.
  • UGA To Hold Fall Commencement Ceremonies

    UGA To Hold Fall Commencement Ceremonies

    UGA To Hold Fall Commencement Ceremonies

    Wednesday, December 17 2014 5:25 AM EST2014-12-17 10:25:27 GMT
    A total of 2,355 students are eligible to walk in the University of Georgia's fall commencement ceremonies this week.
    A total of 2,355 students are eligible to walk in the University of Georgia's fall commencement ceremonies this week.
  • Beware of Holiday Hazards

    Beware of Holiday Hazards

    Tuesday, December 16 2014 10:38 PM EST2014-12-17 03:38:39 GMT
    Are all your holiday favorites hazardous to kids or pets? Karin Caifa has a few safety reminders from the Consumer Product Safety Commission.
    Are all your holiday favorites hazardous to kids or pets? Karin Caifa has a few safety reminders from the Consumer Product Safety Commission.
  • Augusta Commissioners Approve $2.8 Million for Hyde Park

    Augusta Commissioners Approve $2.8 Million for Hyde Park

    Augusta Commissioners Approve $2.8 Million for Hyde Park

    Tuesday, December 16 2014 6:44 PM EST2014-12-16 23:44:44 GMT
    Augusta city leaders approved $2 .8 million more for theHyde Park relocation project on Tuesday.The goal is to move families to make way for a storm water retention pond.People who live in Hyde Park showed up in full force to express their concerns about the condition of the neighborhood. Some people still living in Hyde Park say health problems are a big issue right now because of pollution being created by the demol...
    Augusta city leaders approved $2 .8 million more for theHyde Park relocation project on Tuesday.The goal is to move families to make way for a storm water retention pond.People who live in Hyde Park showed up in full force to express their concerns about the condition of the neighborhood. Some people still living in Hyde Park say health problems are a big issue right now because of pollution being created by the demol...
  • GA couple accused of running fake college arrested

    GA couple accused of running fake college arrested

    Police in suburban Atlanta say a couple accused of running an unaccredited school that distributed fraudulent diplomas have surrendered to authorities.
    Police in suburban Atlanta say a couple accused of running an unaccredited school that distributed fraudulent diplomas have surrendered to authorities.
  • Augusta Regional Airport Director Set For Retirement

    Augusta Regional Airport Director Set For Retirement

    Tuesday, December 16 2014 3:36 PM EST2014-12-16 20:36:30 GMT
    The Augusta Regional Airport Executive Director, Gary LeTellier, is set to retire in the coming months.
    The Augusta Regional Airport Executive Director, Gary LeTellier, is set to retire in the coming months.
  • UPDATE: Maxwell Elementary To Have Emergency Closing Due To Flu

    UPDATE: Maxwell Elementary To Have Emergency Closing Due To Flu

    Tuesday, December 16 2014 2:00 PM EST2014-12-16 19:00:34 GMT
    News Channel 6 has learned that Maxwell Elementary in McDuffie County is having an emergency closing from Wednesday December 17th through Friday December 19th.
    News Channel 6 has learned that Maxwell Elementary in McDuffie County is having an emergency closing from Wednesday December 17th through Friday December 19th.
  • Mayor Deke Copenhaver's Final Mayoral Breakfast

    Mayor Deke Copenhaver's Final Mayoral Breakfast

    Tuesday, December 16 2014 1:40 PM EST2014-12-16 18:40:32 GMT
    Augusta Mayor Deke Copenhaver held his last mayoral breakfast this morning.
    Augusta Mayor Deke Copenhaver held his last mayoral breakfast this morning.
  • Cases of most common STD fell for first time in 30 years

    Cases of most common STD fell for first time in 30 years

    For the first time in three decades, the nation's most common sexually transmitted disease is a little less common.
    For the first time in three decades, the nation's most common sexually transmitted disease is a little less common.
  • Homeless slayings suspect accused of 4th killing

    Homeless slayings suspect accused of 4th killing

    Police have accused a man already charged in the deaths of 2 homeless men and a hairstylist with the killing of a fourth person.
    Police have accused a man already charged in the deaths of 2 homeless men and a hairstylist with the killing of a fourth person.
  • Bill Passed By Congress To Deepen Savannah Harbor

    Bill Passed By Congress To Deepen Savannah Harbor

    Tuesday, December 16 2014 7:40 AM EST2014-12-16 12:40:14 GMT
    Deepening the Savannah Harbor. The budget bill passed by Congress allots a small amount of money to begin work at the beginning of the new year.
    Deepening the Savannah Harbor. The budget bill passed by Congress allots a small amount of money to begin work at the beginning of the new year.
  • Kennesaw Approves Plans For Mosque In Strip Mall

    UPDATE: Kennesaw Approves Plans For Mosque In Strip Mall

    UPDATE: Kennesaw Approves Plans For Mosque In Strip Mall

    Tuesday, December 16 2014 7:23 AM EST2014-12-16 12:23:11 GMT
    The Kennesaw City Council has unanimously approved a permit for a mosque in a strip mall, reversing an earlier decision to reject it.
    The Kennesaw City Council has unanimously approved a permit for a mosque in a strip mall, reversing an earlier decision to reject it.
  • 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, December 16 2014 7:10 AM EST2014-12-16 12:10:17 GMT
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    6 Things you need to know before you head out the door to start your day.
    6 Things you need to know before you head out the door to start your day.
  • Regulators To Consider Georgia Nuclear Plant Costs

    Regulators To Consider Georgia Nuclear Plant Costs

    Regulators To Consider Georgia Nuclear Plant Costs

    Tuesday, December 16 2014 6:34 AM EST2014-12-16 11:34:15 GMT
    Utility regulators will continue their review of the costs of building a new nuclear plant in eastern Georgia.
    Utility regulators will continue their review of the costs of building a new nuclear plant in eastern Georgia.
  • Charleston VA Holding Listening Session

    Charleston VA Holding Listening Session

    Charleston VA Holding Listening Session

    Tuesday, December 16 2014 6:17 AM EST2014-12-16 11:17:40 GMT
    The Ralph Johnson VA Medical Center in Charleston is holding a listening session with veterans, their families and the public.
    The Ralph Johnson VA Medical Center in Charleston is holding a listening session with veterans, their families and the public.
  • Ebola, celebrity deaths tops for 2014 web searches in GA

    Ebola, celebrity deaths tops for 2014 web searches in GA

    The Ebola virus and celebrities who died this year dominated search trends in Georgia.
    The Ebola virus and celebrities who died this year dominated search trends in Georgia.
  • Brad Means, Kimberely Scott & Paige Tucker

    WJBF.com - Chat - Why women tell men how to drive?

    WJBF.com - Chat - Why women tell men how to drive?

    Monday, December 15 2014 6:08 PM EST2014-12-15 23:08:55 GMT
    After the "What's Trending" segment of the 5:30 show....WJBF.com is the place to be as the conversation continues. Brad Means, Kimberely Scott and special appearance by Paige Tucker - all weigh in on why men should listen to women - ALWAYS!
    After the "What's Trending" segment of the 5:30 show....WJBF.com is the place to be as the conversation continues. Brad Means, Kimberely Scott and special appearance by Paige Tucker - all weigh in on why men should listen to women - ALWAYS!
  • Local Delegates Address Sentinel and Upcoming Agenda

    Local Delegates Address Sentinel and Upcoming Agenda

    Local Delegates Address Sentinel and Upcoming Agenda

    Monday, December 15 2014 5:30 PM EST2014-12-15 22:30:55 GMT
    Augusta's local lawmakers were in town on Monday to discuss items on the agenda for next year's Georgia legislative session. Members of the Augusta-Richmond County Delegation met with local judges as well.One of the big topics was Sentinel Offender Services. Delegates spent about an hour talking about the private probation company, which has been under fire in recent months. The Georgia State Supreme Court recently ru...
    Augusta's local lawmakers were in town on Monday to discuss items on the agenda for next year's Georgia legislative session. Members of the Augusta-Richmond County Delegation met with local judges as well.One of the big topics was Sentinel Offender Services. Delegates spent about an hour talking about the private probation company, which has been under fire in recent months. The Georgia State Supreme Court recently ru...
  • 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, December 15 2014 7:09 AM EST2014-12-15 12:09:09 GMT
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    6 Things you need to know before you head out the door to start your day.
    6 Things you need to know before you head out the door to start your day.
  • Harlem Pastor Supports his 'Santa is Satan' Sign

    Harlem Pastor Supports his 'Santa is Satan' Sign

    Sunday, December 14 2014 6:19 PM EST2014-12-14 23:19:43 GMT
    Born Again Baptist church stands by their sign.Born Again Baptist church stands by their sign.

    News Channel 6 reported on Friday about a local Church's sign stating, "Santa is Satan". The Pastor of that church spoke with News Channel 6's, Margaret-Ann Carter about why he is standing by his sign.

    News Channel 6 reported on Friday about a local Church's sign stating, "Santa is Satan". The Pastor of that church spoke with News Channel 6's, Margaret-Ann Carter about why he is standing by his sign.

  • GMA Sunday Headlines: December 14, 2014

    GMA Sunday Headlines: December 14, 2014

    Sunday, December 14 2014 8:45 AM EST2014-12-14 13:45:53 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.
  • Congressman Rick Allen Talks Healthcare with Veterans

    Congressman Rick Allen Talks Healthcare with Veterans

    Saturday, December 13 2014 6:47 PM EST2014-12-13 23:47:31 GMT
    Disabled American Veterans.Disabled American Veterans.

    Congressman Rick Allen spoke to the local Disabled American Veterans group Saturday about what he plans to do to improve benefits for the veterans.

    Congressman Rick Allen spoke to the local Disabled American Veterans group Saturday about what he plans to do to improve benefits for the veterans.

  • WJBF Reporter Cited

    WJBF Reporter Cited

    Saturday, December 13 2014 4:29 PM EST2014-12-13 21:29:55 GMT
    WJBF reporter and anchor, Mike Miller, has been cited by the Richmond County Sheriff's Office for disorderly conduct. The incident happened Friday evening at the Country Club. Mike has been released on his own recognizance.
    WJBF reporter and anchor, Mike Miller, has been cited by the Richmond County Sheriff's Office for disorderly conduct. The incident happened Friday evening at the Country Club. Mike has been released on his own recognizance.
  • "Santa is Satan" the Message from a Local Church

    "Santa is Satan" the Message from a Local Church

    Friday, December 12 2014 5:32 PM EST2014-12-12 22:32:16 GMT
    a sign from a local church in Harlem.a sign from a local church in Harlem.

    One local church is spreading a very different message this holiday season.

    One local church is spreading a very different message this holiday season.

  • Georgia Tech Police Make Arrest In Assaults

    Georgia Tech Police Make Arrest In Assaults

    Georgia Tech Police Make Arrest In Assaults

    Friday, December 12 2014 7:28 AM EST2014-12-12 12:28:09 GMT
    Photo: Ga. Tech Police DepartmentPhoto: Ga. Tech Police Department
    Georgia Tech police have arrested a suspect accused in the sexual battery of two women on the Atlanta campus.
    Georgia Tech police have arrested a suspect accused in the sexual battery of two women on the Atlanta campus.
  • 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, December 12 2014 7:12 AM EST2014-12-12 12:12:58 GMT
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    6 Things you need to know before you head out the door to start your day.
    6 Things you need to know before you head out the door to start your day.
  • New Grovetown Public Safety Chief is Fixing Old Problems

    New Grovetown Public Safety Chief is Fixing Old Problems

    Thursday, December 11 2014 5:36 PM EST2014-12-11 22:36:03 GMT
    Harlem Grovetown Road.Harlem Grovetown Road.

    Grovetown Department of Public Safety's Chief Gary Jones has been in this position for less than 2 weeks, but he's already making changes. His department will be cracking down on speeding in school zones to make the area a little bit safer.

    Grovetown Department of Public Safety's Chief Gary Jones has been in this position for less than 2 weeks, but he's already making changes. His department will be cracking down on speeding in school zones to make the area a little bit safer.

  • Man Accused Of Causing GSU Lockdown Arrested

    Man Accused Of Causing GSU Lockdown Arrested

    Thursday, December 11 2014 11:13 AM EST2014-12-11 16:13:36 GMT
    The student who allegedly prompted the lockdown of a Georgia Southern University on Friday was arrested.
    The student who allegedly prompted the lockdown of a Georgia Southern University on Friday was arrested.
  • Your Hometown Stories: Waynesboro Ice Plant

    Your Hometown Stories: Waynesboro Ice Plant

    Thursday, December 11 2014 8:28 AM EST2014-12-11 13:28:48 GMT
    Waynesboro, Georgia best known as the bird dog capital of the world, but a little known gem of history also resides in the city.
    Waynesboro, Georgia best known as the bird dog capital of the world, but a little known gem of history also resides in the city.
  • 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, December 11 2014 6:55 AM EST2014-12-11 11:55:37 GMT
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    6 Things you need to know before you head out the door to start your day.
    6 Things you need to know before you head out the door to start your day.
  • Levine no Severance - Wheeler - gets a Severance

    Severance Pay For Augusta City Directors

    Severance Pay For Augusta City Directors

    Thursday, December 11 2014 6:43 AM EST2014-12-11 11:43:10 GMT
    Levine is getting no severance pay.However, Chester Wheeler, is walking away with a nice pay day.
    Levine is getting no severance pay.However, Chester Wheeler, is walking away with a nice pay day.
  • Kennesaw Leaders Want To Change Mosque Vote

    Kennesaw Leaders Want To Change Mosque Vote

    Kennesaw Leaders Want To Change Mosque Vote

    Thursday, December 11 2014 6:07 AM EST2014-12-11 11:07:44 GMT
    Kennesaw's mayor says all four council members who voted to deny a mosque's permit to open in a strip mall have told him they now want to change their decision.
    Kennesaw's mayor says all four council members who voted to deny a mosque's permit to open in a strip mall have told him they now want to change their decision.
  • Georgia State To Offer Occupational Therapy Master's Program

    Georgia State To Offer Occupational Therapy Master's Program

    Georgia State To Offer Occupational Therapy Master's Program

    Thursday, December 11 2014 4:33 AM EST2014-12-11 09:33:28 GMT
    Georgia State University officials say the school is going to begin offering a master's degree program in occupational therapy.
    Georgia State University officials say the school is going to begin offering a master's degree program in occupational therapy.
  • Georgia Kicks Off Holiday Safe Driving Campaign

    Georgia Kicks Off Holiday Safe Driving Campaign

    Georgia Kicks Off Holiday Safe Driving Campaign

    Thursday, December 11 2014 4:16 AM EST2014-12-11 09:16:07 GMT
    Georgia officials are kicking off a holiday safe driving campaign.
    Georgia officials are kicking off a holiday safe driving campaign.
  • Shooting in Richmond County

    Shooting on Wheeless Road

    Shooting on Wheeless Road

    Wednesday, December 10 2014 11:07 PM EST2014-12-11 04:07:24 GMT
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    Deputies say a 33 year old white male had been grazed by a projectile that was fired through the door of the home from an unknown suspect outside. 
    Deputies say a 33 year old white male had been grazed by a projectile that was fired through the door of the home from an unknown suspect outside. 

  • Homeless Killings

    Homeless Killings

    Wednesday, December 10 2014 8:19 PM EST2014-12-11 01:19:31 GMT
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    Atlanta police say the same gun was used to kill two homeless men who were shot as they slept, wrapped in blankets on the streets of Atlanta in separate slayings.Now, police hope the bullets will lead them to the killer.Atlanta police Det. David Quinn said Wednesday that law enforcement agencies nationwide have been alerted, but so far he's heard of no similar crimes elsewhere.Quinn says a bullet with an elongated shape - often called a "cowboy bullet" - was used each time.In the first killi...
    Atlanta police say the same gun was used to kill two homeless men who were shot as they slept, wrapped in blankets on the streets of Atlanta in separate slayings.Now, police hope the bullets will lead them to the killer.Atlanta police Det. David Quinn said Wednesday that law enforcement agencies nationwide have been alerted, but so far he's heard of no similar crimes elsewhere.Quinn says a bullet with an elongated shape - often called a "cowboy bullet" - was used each time.In the first killi...
  • Robert Wayne Holsey Executed In Georgia For 1995 Killing Of Sheriff's Deputy After Store Robbery

    Robert Wayne Holsey Executed In Georgia For 1995 Killing Of Sheriff's Deputy After Store Robbery

    Wednesday, December 10 2014 10:54 AM EST2014-12-10 15:54:02 GMT
    Authorities say a Georgia man has been executed for the 1995 killing of a sheriff's deputy, who was slain minutes after a convenience store robbery.
    Authorities say a Georgia man has been executed for the 1995 killing of a sheriff's deputy, who was slain minutes after a convenience store robbery.
  • 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, December 10 2014 7:10 AM EST2014-12-10 12:10:45 GMT
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    6 Things you need to know before you head out the door to start your day.
    6 Things you need to know before you head out the door to start your day.
  • Accrediting Agency Approves Georgia School Merger

    Accrediting Agency Approves Georgia School Merger

    Accrediting Agency Approves Georgia School Merger

    Wednesday, December 10 2014 5:46 AM EST2014-12-10 10:46:35 GMT
    An academic accreditation agency has approved the merger of two metro Atlanta schools.
    An academic accreditation agency has approved the merger of two metro Atlanta schools.
  • Ex-Hospital Worker Accused of Theft

    Ex-Hospital Worker Accused of Theft

    Tuesday, December 9 2014 9:06 PM EST2014-12-10 02:06:36 GMT
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    A former payroll director for the Grady Memorial Hospital Corp. has been convicted of stealing nearly half a million dollars from the hospital. The U.S. attorney's office in Atlanta says 55-year-old Donald Thomas embezzled more than $480,000 by falsifying extra vacation and severance pay for terminated Grady employees and depositing the money in his bank account. Prosecutors say Thomas oversaw payroll for all 5,500 Grady employees from January 2008 to 2011. Prosecutors say he added additional...
    A former payroll director for the Grady Memorial Hospital Corp. has been convicted of stealing nearly half a million dollars from the hospital. The U.S. attorney's office in Atlanta says 55-year-old Donald Thomas embezzled more than $480,000 by falsifying extra vacation and severance pay for terminated Grady employees and depositing the money in his bank account. Prosecutors say Thomas oversaw payroll for all 5,500 Grady employees from January 2008 to 2011. Prosecutors say he added additional...
  • Golden Apple: Nikita Foreman

    Golden Apple: Nikita Foreman

    Tuesday, December 9 2014 9:01 PM EST2014-12-10 02:01:18 GMT
    Talk about making a lesson come to life. Nikita Foreman 's lessons have lyrics.She sang this little number for me, "Person, place and thing. Person, place and thing. I know my noun. Person, place, and thing."That kind of learning environment makes it fun to be in first grade. It reminds Ms. Foreman of her childhood."I had to stand up, had to sing. Had to dance," she says. "I'm just one that believes my students have to do the same. We're always up. We're always moving. We're always dancing an...
    Talk about making a lesson come to life. Nikita Foreman 's lessons have lyrics.She sang this little number for me, "Person, place and thing. Person, place and thing. I know my noun. Person, place, and thing."That kind of learning environment makes it fun to be in first grade. It reminds Ms. Foreman of her childhood."I had to stand up, had to sing. Had to dance," she says. "I'm just one that believes my students have to do the same. We're always up. We're always moving. We're always dancing an...
  • Downtown Business Owners Respond to Proposed Parking Meters

    Downtown Business Owners Respond to Proposed Parking Meters

    Downtown Business Owners Respond to Proposed Parking Meters

    Tuesday, December 9 2014 6:21 PM EST2014-12-09 23:21:57 GMT
    Commissioners got feedback from the community on parking problems in Downtown Augusta. On Tuesday, two public forums were held to give anyone the opportunity to voice their opinion.It was a full house at the first meeting. More than 50 people packed into the Downtown Augusta-Richmond County library meeting room.Many shop owners expressed concerns on how parking meters would help or hinder their businesses.The panel at...
    Commissioners got feedback from the community on parking problems in Downtown Augusta. On Tuesday, two public forums were held to give anyone the opportunity to voice their opinion.It was a full house at the first meeting. More than 50 people packed into the Downtown Augusta-Richmond County library meeting room.Many shop owners expressed concerns on how parking meters would help or hinder their businesses.The panel at...
  • Update: Flu Vaccine May Not Be Effective; Five Confirmed Dead From Flu

    Update: Flu Vaccine May Not Be Effective; Five Confirmed Dead From Flu

    Tuesday, December 9 2014 2:58 PM EST2014-12-09 19:58:49 GMT
    In the midst of Flu season, Georgia Health Officials reported two women over the age of 65 have died from the Flu near Savannah.
    In the midst of Flu season, Georgia Health Officials reported two women over the age of 65 have died from the Flu near Savannah.
  • Operation Hand Warmer Kicked Off Tuesday To Benefit Military Troops

    Operation Hand Warmer Kicked Off Tuesday To Benefit Military Troops

    Tuesday, December 9 2014 2:15 PM EST2014-12-09 19:15:19 GMT
    Volunteers are bringing a little extra warmth this holiday season.Operation Hand Warmer kicked off this morning at American Legion Post 192.
    Volunteers are bringing a little extra warmth this holiday season.Operation Hand Warmer kicked off this morning at American Legion Post 192.
  • 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, December 9 2014 6:54 AM EST2014-12-09 11:54:39 GMT
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    6 Things you need to know before you head out the door to start your day.
    6 Things you need to know before you head out the door to start your day.
  • No Toxicology Test in Deadly Crash Raising Questions About Reports

    No Toxicology Test in Deadly Crash Raising Questions About Reports

    No Toxicology Test in Deadly Crash Raising Questions About Reports

    Monday, December 8 2014 6:06 PM EST2014-12-08 23:06:39 GMT
    A crash in McDuffie County killing four people has many wondering why no toxicology report is being performed on the driver.Investigators from Georgia State Patrol say speed was a factor in the crash and suspect alcohol was also involved. The Warren County Deputy Coroner Sandra Yelton said no toxicology test could be done because she couldn't draw blood from the victims. No autopsies are being performed in this case, ...
    A crash in McDuffie County killing four people has many wondering why no toxicology report is being performed on the driver.Investigators from Georgia State Patrol say speed was a factor in the crash and suspect alcohol was also involved. The Warren County Deputy Coroner Sandra Yelton said no toxicology test could be done because she couldn't draw blood from the victims. No autopsies are being performed in this case, ...
  • Georgia DJJ Hosts Recruiting Fairs This Week

    Georgia DJJ Hosts Recruiting Fairs This Week

    Monday, December 8 2014 12:44 PM EST2014-12-08 17:44:22 GMT
    The Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice is hosting recruiting fairs this week to fill a few Juvenile Corrections Officer positions at two locations.
    The Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice is hosting recruiting fairs this week to fill a few Juvenile Corrections Officer positions at two locations.
  • Looking Back And To The Future With Mayor Deke Copenhaver

    Looking Back And To The Future With Mayor Deke Copenhaver

    Monday, December 8 2014 12:24 PM EST2014-12-08 17:24:56 GMT
    It's been nine years since Deke Copenhaver became Mayor Copenhaver. Now that era is coming to an end. In a few short weeks there will be a new mayor in Augusta.
    It's been nine years since Deke Copenhaver became Mayor Copenhaver. Now that era is coming to an end. In a few short weeks there will be a new mayor in Augusta.
  • Georgia sheriff seeks funding for 100 body cameras

    Georgia sheriff seeks funding for 100 body cameras

    The sheriff in a highly populated Georgia county is seeking funding for 100 body cameras for his deputies.
    The sheriff in a highly populated Georgia county is seeking funding for 100 body cameras for his deputies.
  • 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, December 8 2014 7:04 AM EST2014-12-08 12:04:10 GMT
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    6 Things you need to know before you head out the door to start your day.
    6 Things you need to know before you head out the door to start your day.
  • Last Local Pearl Harbor Survivor Tells His Experience

    Last Local Pearl Harbor Survivor Tells His Experience

    Sunday, December 7 2014 10:35 PM EST2014-12-08 03:35:51 GMT
    Alvin Mays, Pearl Harbor survivor.Alvin Mays, Pearl Harbor survivor.

    Alvin Mays is believed to be the last living Pearl Harbor survivor in Augusta. On the 73rd Anniversary of Pearl Harbor, Mays shares his story with News Channel 6's, Margaret-Ann Carter.

    Alvin Mays is believed to be the last living Pearl Harbor survivor in Augusta. On the 73rd Anniversary of Pearl Harbor, Mays shares his story with News Channel 6's, Margaret-Ann Carter.

  • Breaking: 4 People Dead After an Accident in McDuffie County

    Breaking: 4 People Dead After an Accident in McDuffie County

    Sunday, December 7 2014 8:13 PM EST2014-12-08 01:13:03 GMT

    Georgia State Patrol reports 4 people dead and 1 person seriously injured after an accident in McDuffie County.

    Georgia State Patrol reports 4 people dead and 1 person seriously injured after an accident in McDuffie County.

  • Middle School Student Starts Political Organization

    Middle School Student Starts Political Organization

    Middle School Student Starts Political Organization

    Sunday, December 7 2014 6:23 PM EST2014-12-07 23:23:20 GMT
    One local middle school studentis taking on a huge task by trying to get young people involved in politics. CJ Pearson started the organization Young Georgians in Government and its growing across the state.Pearson is working in this organization while going to school full-time and working as the Student Body President at Columbia Middle School. He thought of the organization after Election Day this year and put every...
    One local middle school studentis taking on a huge task by trying to get young people involved in politics. CJ Pearson started the organization Young Georgians in Government and its growing across the state.Pearson is working in this organization while going to school full-time and working as the Student Body President at Columbia Middle School. He thought of the organization after Election Day this year and put every...
  • GMA Sunday Headlines: December 7, 2014

    GMA Sunday Headlines: December 7, 2014

    Sunday, December 7 2014 9:42 AM EST2014-12-07 14:42:54 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.
  • Evaluations of the Columbia County Sheriff's Office Start Sunday

    Evaluations of the Columbia County Sheriff's Office Start Sunday

    Sunday, December 7 2014 9:18 AM EST2014-12-07 14:18:34 GMT

     A team from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement will take a look at policies and procedures performed by deputies in Columbia County

     A team from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement will take a look at policies and procedures performed by deputies in Columbia County
  • Downtown Augusta Kicks off the Holiday Season

    Downtown Augusta Kicks off the Holiday Season

    Saturday, December 6 2014 10:35 PM EST2014-12-07 03:35:53 GMT
    Augusta Common Christmas tree.Augusta Common Christmas tree.

    It is officially Christmas is Augusta, Georgia. Saturday kicked off with the Augusta Christmas Fantasy Parade, and it ended with the lighting of the Christmas tree at the Augusta Common. Even with all the excitement local groups still found ways to give back.

    It is officially Christmas is Augusta, Georgia. Saturday kicked off with the Augusta Christmas Fantasy Parade, and it ended with the lighting of the Christmas tree at the Augusta Common. Even with all the excitement local groups still found ways to give back.

  • Community Remembers Historic Church After It Burns Down

    Community Remembers Historic Church After It Burns Down

    Community Remembers Historic Church After It Burns Down

    Saturday, December 6 2014 6:29 PM EST2014-12-06 23:29:54 GMT
    A community is remembering a historic church that was destroyed by a fire in November. Carswell Grove Baptist Church, located in Millen, Georgia, was one of the oldest African American churches in the country.Many people gathered at the site of the church Saturday for a prayer vigil. For the past two years multiple people have been working to get the church back-up and running before it burned down. Even though invest...
    A community is remembering a historic church that was destroyed by a fire in November. Carswell Grove Baptist Church, located in Millen, Georgia, was one of the oldest African American churches in the country.Many people gathered at the site of the church Saturday for a prayer vigil. For the past two years multiple people have been working to get the church back-up and running before it burned down. Even though invest...
  • Christmas Parades and Other Holiday Events This Weekend

    Christmas Parades and Other Holiday Events This Weekend

    Saturday, December 6 2014 9:49 AM EST2014-12-06 14:49:43 GMT
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    There are several big Christmas events this weekend.
    There are several big Christmas events this weekend.
  • No Bond for Man Accused of Killing Mom, Burning Home

    No Bond for Man Accused of Killing Mom, Burning Home

    Saturday, December 6 2014 9:39 AM EST2014-12-06 14:39:51 GMT
    No bond granted to a man accused of killing his mother and then setting their house on fire.
    No bond granted to a man accused of killing his mother and then setting their house on fire.
  • GMA Saturday Headlines: December 6, 2014

    GMA Saturday Headlines: December 6, 2014

    Saturday, December 6 2014 9:05 AM EST2014-12-06 14:05:38 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.
  • GRU Students Protest Michael Brown, Eric Garner Cases

    GRU Students Protest Michael Brown, Eric Garner Cases

    Friday, December 5 2014 6:45 PM EST2014-12-05 23:45:24 GMT
    GRU students protested the situations in Ferguson and Staten Island. News Channel 6's Mike Miller has the story.
    GRU students protested the situations in Ferguson and Staten Island. News Channel 6's Mike Miller has the story.
  • Westside Student and Local Doctor are Talking Tuberculosis

    Westside Student and Local Doctor are Talking Tuberculosis

    Friday, December 5 2014 5:33 PM EST2014-12-05 22:33:42 GMT
    A doctor and student's reaction to the confirmed Tuberculosis case.A doctor and student's reaction to the confirmed Tuberculosis case.

    News Channel 6 spoke exclusively with a student at Westside High school who was tested for Tuberculosis on Friday, after the school confirmed someone within the school was positive for TB. The student said kids inside the school were making jokes about the illness, but a local Doctor says it's nothing to laugh about.  

    News Channel 6 spoke exclusively with a student at Westside High school who was tested for Tuberculosis on Friday, after the school confirmed someone within the school was positive for TB. The student said kids inside the school were making jokes about the illness, but a local Doctor says it's nothing to laugh about.  

  • Closing The Doors On Procter & Gamble In Augusta

    Closing The Doors On Procter & Gamble In Augusta

    Friday, December 5 2014 5:15 PM EST2014-12-05 22:15:10 GMT
    It is the end of the line for Procter Gamble. The company announced that it will be closing its Augusta Plant.
    It is the end of the line for Procter Gamble. The company announced that it will be closing its Augusta Plant.
  • WJBF General Manager To Be Honored By The Georgia Association Of Broadcasters

    WJBF General Manager To Be Honored By The Georgia Association Of Broadcasters

    Friday, December 5 2014 12:28 PM EST2014-12-05 17:28:55 GMT
    The Georgia Association of Broadcasters (GAB) has announced its selection for their Hall of Fame Class of 2015. WJBF News Channel 6's longtime general manager, Bill Stewart, is among the inductees.
    The Georgia Association of Broadcasters (GAB) has announced its selection for their Hall of Fame Class of 2015. WJBF News Channel 6's longtime general manager, Bill Stewart, is among the inductees.
  • GSU Says 'No Threat to Campus,' Following Reports of Suspicious Person

    GSU Says 'No Threat to Campus,' Following Reports of Suspicious Person

    Friday, December 5 2014 10:00 AM EST2014-12-05 15:00:22 GMT
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     In the latest email sent to students and faculty at Georgia Southern, the office of public safety says, "at this time, there is no threat to campus." They add that all buildings on campus are to follow normal protocol, as determined by the building coordinator. 
     In the latest email sent to students and faculty at Georgia Southern, the office of public safety says, "at this time, there is no threat to campus." They add that all buildings on campus are to follow normal protocol, as determined by the building coordinator. 
  • 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, December 5 2014 7:03 AM EST2014-12-05 12:03:00 GMT
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    6 Things you need to know before you head out the door to start your day.
    6 Things you need to know before you head out the door to start your day.
  • Patient Who May Have Ebola Virus Arrives In Atlanta

    Patient Who May Have Ebola Virus Arrives In Atlanta

    Thursday, December 4 2014 9:12 PM EST2014-12-05 02:12:45 GMT
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    An American health-care worker who may have been infected with the Ebola virus in West Africa has arrived at a hospital near Atlanta. Emory University Hospital spokeswoman Holly Korschun says the patient arrived around 5:45 a.m. Thursday. Details about the patient were not released. Emory houses a specialized isolation unit that handled four of the 10 Ebola patients previously treated in the U.S. West Africa is suffering the worst Ebola outbreak in history, with more than 17,100 illnesses and...
    An American health-care worker who may have been infected with the Ebola virus in West Africa has arrived at a hospital near Atlanta. Emory University Hospital spokeswoman Holly Korschun says the patient arrived around 5:45 a.m. Thursday. Details about the patient were not released. Emory houses a specialized isolation unit that handled four of the 10 Ebola patients previously treated in the U.S. West Africa is suffering the worst Ebola outbreak in history, with more than 17,100 illnesses and...
  • Columbia County Emergency Operations Honors Outstanding Dive Team Members

    Columbia County Emergency Operations Honors Outstanding Dive Team Members

    Thursday, December 4 2014 7:56 PM EST2014-12-05 00:56:18 GMT
    The Columbia County Emergency Operations Division recently honored outstanding members of the all-volunteer EMA Dive Rescue Recovery Team.
    The Columbia County Emergency Operations Division recently honored outstanding members of the all-volunteer EMA Dive Rescue Recovery Team.
  • 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, December 4 2014 7:28 AM EST2014-12-04 12:28:06 GMT
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    6 Things you need to know before you head out the door to start your day.
    6 Things you need to know before you head out the door to start your day.
  • New Grovetown Police Chief Talks Growth, Changes

    New Grovetown Police Chief Talks Growth, Changes

    Wednesday, December 3 2014 6:38 PM EST2014-12-03 23:38:49 GMT
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    Former Harlem Police Chief Gary Jones is now the Director of the Grovetown Department of Public Safety. We asked him about the current situation at the jail after two inmates escaped from it in August.
    Former Harlem Police Chief Gary Jones is now the Director of the Grovetown Department of Public Safety. We asked him about the current situation at the jail after two inmates escaped from it in August.
  • Why Tuberculosis tests aren't Mandatory in Georgia Schools

    Why Tuberculosis tests aren't Mandatory in Georgia Schools

    Wednesday, December 3 2014 6:36 PM EST2014-12-03 23:36:36 GMT
    Confirmed case of Tuberculosis at WestSide High School.Confirmed case of Tuberculosis at WestSide High School.
    The Richmond county health department reported one confirmed positive case of Tuberculosis at West Side High School. The Health Department is working with the Richmond County Board of Education to tests people on Friday. News Channel 6's, Margaret-Ann Carter, asked why these tests aren't administered at the beginning of the school year.
    The Richmond county health department reported one confirmed positive case of Tuberculosis at West Side High School. The Health Department is working with the Richmond County Board of Education to tests people on Friday. News Channel 6's, Margaret-Ann Carter, asked why these tests aren't administered at the beginning of the school year.
  • Your Hometown Stories: Brenda's Angels

    Your Hometown Stories: Brenda's Angels

    Wednesday, December 3 2014 1:01 PM EST2014-12-03 18:01:01 GMT
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    During the month of November the color purple is being worn and displayed to show awareness for pancreatic cancer.
    During the month of November the color purple is being worn and displayed to show awareness for pancreatic cancer.
  • Golden Apple: Tonya Torek

    Golden Apple: Tonya Torek

    Tuesday, December 2 2014 9:28 PM EST2014-12-03 02:28:38 GMT
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    Tonya Torek has taught French for 21 years."I found a teacher who found that talent in them and that's what I want to do for my kids, find their talent and let them explore that," she says.Ms. Torek is able to take a foreign language and connect it to things that shaped our country."French is a beautiful language. The culture is everywhere. It's in our culture.It's part of our history. It's part of our own culture, so it's a natural tendency. It was a natural thing for me i'm just a language ...
    Tonya Torek has taught French for 21 years."I found a teacher who found that talent in them and that's what I want to do for my kids, find their talent and let them explore that," she says.Ms. Torek is able to take a foreign language and connect it to things that shaped our country."French is a beautiful language. The culture is everywhere. It's in our culture.It's part of our history. It's part of our own culture, so it's a natural tendency. It was a natural thing for me i'm just a language ...
  • Athens March Planned To Support Ferguson

    Athens March Planned To Support Ferguson

    Tuesday, December 2 2014 9:10 PM EST2014-12-03 02:10:38 GMT
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    Demonstrators are planning a march in Athens in support of 18-year-old Michael Brown, who was shot by police in Ferguson, Missouri. The Athens Banner-Herald reports that the University of Georgia NAACP and the UGA Office of Student Affairs Multicultural Services and Programs are organizing what's described as a peaceful vigil and march in honor of Brown. The event is scheduled to start at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at the UGA Arch. Tensions between police and the community in Ferguson boiled over into...
    Demonstrators are planning a march in Athens in support of 18-year-old Michael Brown, who was shot by police in Ferguson, Missouri. The Athens Banner-Herald reports that the University of Georgia NAACP and the UGA Office of Student Affairs Multicultural Services and Programs are organizing what's described as a peaceful vigil and march in honor of Brown. The event is scheduled to start at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at the UGA Arch. Tensions between police and the community in Ferguson boiled over into...
  • Local Students Get Hands-On Experience on the Farm

    Local Students Get Hands-On Experience on the Farm

    Local Students Get Hands-On Experience on the Farm

    Tuesday, December 2 2014 5:17 PM EST2014-12-02 22:17:42 GMT
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    One local farmer is helping students get back to the basics. For Future Farmers of America Day, a field trip to Columbia County's only dairy farm offered some educational opportunities.As Columbia County continues to grow, dairy farmer Jim Steed is holding onto his roots. All year long, he gives students a chance to learn about how his farm works and inspires them to get into the same field. FFA Day is another way to ...
    One local farmer is helping students get back to the basics. For Future Farmers of America Day, a field trip to Columbia County's only dairy farm offered some educational opportunities.As Columbia County continues to grow, dairy farmer Jim Steed is holding onto his roots. All year long, he gives students a chance to learn about how his farm works and inspires them to get into the same field. FFA Day is another way to ...
  • 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, December 2 2014 7:15 AM EST2014-12-02 12:15:51 GMT
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    6 Things you need to know before you head out the door to start your day.
    6 Things you need to know before you head out the door to start your day.
  • World AIDS Day Observed in Augusta

    World AIDS Day Observed in Augusta

    Monday, December 1 2014 11:50 PM EST2014-12-02 04:50:22 GMT
    This is World AIDS Day- a day to raise awareness and remember those who have died.
    This is World AIDS Day- a day to raise awareness and remember those who have died.
  • Changes to Columbia County Hospital Proposal from GRHealth

    Changes to Columbia County Hospital Proposal from GRHealth

    Changes to Columbia County Hospital Proposal from GRHealth

    Monday, December 1 2014 6:11 PM EST2014-12-01 23:11:04 GMT
    State health leaders chose Georgia Regents Health to build Columbia County's first hospital. The original plan that was submitted was a $280 to $310 million dollar, 144-bed teaching hospital. But the final proposal submitted to the state was different and showed the county will have to pay for a portion of the teaching hospital.The battle between which hospital will be built in Columbia County is still ensuing, but it...
    State health leaders chose Georgia Regents Health to build Columbia County's first hospital. The original plan that was submitted was a $280 to $310 million dollar, 144-bed teaching hospital. But the final proposal submitted to the state was different and showed the county will have to pay for a portion of the teaching hospital.The battle between which hospital will be built in Columbia County is still ensuing, but it...
  • Saving Lives And Creating Families

    Saving Lives And Creating Families

    Monday, December 1 2014 5:21 PM EST2014-12-01 22:21:42 GMT
    Almost anyone that has ever owned a pet will tell you that those four-legged friends are like members of the family. It is the mission of the CSRA Humane Society to find loving, permanent homes for pets needing a forever home.
    Almost anyone that has ever owned a pet will tell you that those four-legged friends are like members of the family. It is the mission of the CSRA Humane Society to find loving, permanent homes for pets needing a forever home.
  • Creating Better Lives For Expectant Moms And Families

    Creating Better Lives For Expectant Moms And Families

    Monday, December 1 2014 4:53 PM EST2014-12-01 21:53:09 GMT
    For more than three decades the Augusta Care Pregnancy Center has been a refuge for young women faced with pregnancy. The Christian based organization offers a variety of services for all who enter their doors.
    For more than three decades the Augusta Care Pregnancy Center has been a refuge for young women faced with pregnancy. The Christian based organization offers a variety of services for all who enter their doors.
  • Farm to School Program Grows Local Economy

    Farm to School Program Grows Local Economy

    Farm to School Program Grows Local Economy

    Sunday, November 30 2014 8:04 PM EST2014-12-01 01:04:53 GMT
    A new spin on school meals. Burke County Public Schools is integrating local, organic food into daily menus. The school system is keeping students healthy while supporting the local economy with farm to school initiatives. Local agriculture is the anchor that holds together the economy for many counties in Georgia including Burke County. The area is known for cash crops such as cotton and pecans, but also for sustainable food sources. The school system is taking advantage of that and working ...
    A new spin on school meals. Burke County Public Schools is integrating local, organic food into daily menus. The school system is keeping students healthy while supporting the local economy with farm to school initiatives. Local agriculture is the anchor that holds together the economy for many counties in Georgia including Burke County. The area is known for cash crops such as cotton and pecans, but also for sustainable food sources. The school system is taking advantage of that and working ...
  • Sunday Evening Headlines: November 30, 2014

    Sunday Evening Headlines: November 30, 2014

    Sunday Evening Headlines: November 30, 2014

    Sunday, November 30 2014 7:01 PM EST2014-12-01 00:01:10 GMT
    WJBF News Channel 6's News team has the News updates that affect the Georgia and South Carolina counties of the CSRA.
    WJBF News Channel 6's News team has the News updates that affect the Georgia and South Carolina counties of the CSRA.
  • A New Smart phone app Shows Diners the Cleanest Places to eat

    A New Smart phone app Shows Diners the Cleanest Places to eat

    Sunday, November 30 2014 6:32 PM EST2014-11-30 23:32:45 GMT
    New App What the Health.New App What the Health.

    'What the Health' is the new app that's showing Georgia diners the cleanest restaurants in the area. The smart phone app includes a graded health score, and a detailed report filed by the Georgia Department of Public Health. You might be surprised by what you find.

    'What the Health' is the new app that's showing Georgia diners the cleanest restaurants in the area. The smart phone app includes a graded health score, and a detailed report filed by the Georgia Department of Public Health. You might be surprised by what you find.

  • Missing Boy Found After 4 Years, Father Arrested

    Missing Boy Found After 4 Years, Father Arrested

    Sunday, November 30 2014 8:48 AM EST2014-11-30 13:48:25 GMT
     Police make 5 arrests after boy found in Georgia. home

     Police make 5 arrests after boy found in Georgia. home

  • GMA Sunday Headlines: November 30, 2014

    GMA Sunday Headlines: November 30, 2014

    Sunday, November 30 2014 8:27 AM EST2014-11-30 13:27:22 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.
  • Small Business Saturday is a Success

    Small Business Saturday is a Success

    Saturday, November 29 2014 7:57 PM EST2014-11-30 00:57:51 GMT
    Augusta supports Small Business Saturday.Augusta supports Small Business Saturday.

    Hundreds of CSRA shoppers stayed local on Saturday to support small businesses in the area. Owners and customers agree that it's not all about the discounts. Owners are telling News Channel 6 how they keep the customers coming back.

    Hundreds of CSRA shoppers stayed local on Saturday to support small businesses in the area. Owners and customers agree that it's not all about the discounts. Owners are telling News Channel 6 how they keep the customers coming back.

  • Cold Start for Today's Turkey Trot 5K/10K

    Cold Start for Today's Turkey Trot 5K/10K

    Saturday, November 29 2014 9:18 AM EST2014-11-29 14:18:25 GMT
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    Hundreds of people are lacing up their sneakers for the annual Turkey Trot 5k/10k..
    Hundreds of people are lacing up their sneakers for the annual Turkey Trot 5k/10k..
  • GMA Saturday Headlines: November 29, 2014

    GMA Saturday Headlines: November 29, 2014

    Saturday, November 29 2014 8:56 AM EST2014-11-29 13:56:11 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.
  • Breaking On 6: 1 Person Injured in House Fire

    Breaking On 6: 1 Person Injured in House Fire

    Friday, November 28 2014 9:10 AM EST2014-11-28 14:10:02 GMT
    One person has been hurt in a house fire Friday morning in Augusta.
    One person has been hurt in a house fire Friday morning in Augusta.
  • 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, November 28 2014 6:50 AM EST2014-11-28 11:50:00 GMT
    6 Things you need to know before you head out the door to start your day.
    6 Things you need to know before you head out the door to start your day.
  • Fort Gordon Soldiers have a Thanksgiving Feast

    Fort Gordon Soldiers have a Thanksgiving Feast

    Thursday, November 27 2014 4:04 PM EST2014-11-27 21:04:45 GMT
    Fort Gordon soldiers served Thanksgiving feast. Fort Gordon soldiers served Thanksgiving feast.

    Many of the soldiers at Fort Gordon aren't able to go home for the holidays, so the Fort Gordon family brings Thanksgiving on base.

    Many of the soldiers at Fort Gordon aren't able to go home for the holidays, so the Fort Gordon family brings Thanksgiving on base.

  • 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, November 27 2014 7:04 AM EST2014-11-27 12:04:19 GMT
    6 Things you need to know before you head out the door to start your day.
    6 Things you need to know before you head out the door to start your day.
  • Brad Means Does My Job: Masters Table Chef

    Brad Means Does My Job: Masters Table Chef

    Wednesday, November 26 2014 9:36 PM EST2014-11-27 02:36:29 GMT
    A very busy day begins with a cart full of turkeys. Birds on wheels, about to become lunch.Chef Rick Stephens of The Masters Table says, "We gonna cut 'em open, wash them, we're going to gut them a little bit, clean em up, then were' going to go ahead, season, prep them and put them in the oven. Let's go."Chef Rick has already done this dozens of times this week.He's ready for some help."It's gonna splash up, it's gonna get all over the place"But it won't get on our hands because of our food ...
    A very busy day begins with a cart full of turkeys. Birds on wheels, about to become lunch.Chef Rick Stephens of The Masters Table says, "We gonna cut 'em open, wash them, we're going to gut them a little bit, clean em up, then were' going to go ahead, season, prep them and put them in the oven. Let's go."Chef Rick has already done this dozens of times this week.He's ready for some help."It's gonna splash up, it's gonna get all over the place"But it won't get on our hands because of our food ...
  • Sanfilippo Syndrome: Racing to Find a Cure for Alden

    Sanfilippo Syndrome: Racing to Find a Cure for Alden

    Wednesday, November 26 2014 6:56 PM EST2014-11-26 23:56:58 GMT
    Augusta mom Jennifer Robinson is fighting to make sure her son and other children with Sanfilippo Syndrome have a chance for a cure.
    Augusta mom Jennifer Robinson is fighting to make sure her son and other children with Sanfilippo Syndrome have a chance for a cure.
  • Holiday Thieves Getting More Bold

    Holiday Thieves Getting More Bold

    Wednesday, November 26 2014 5:39 PM EST2014-11-26 22:39:09 GMT
    Someone taking a package caught on camera.Someone taking a package caught on camera.

    Shoppers all over the nation are reporting stolen packages right off their front porch. While online shopping becomes more and more popular, thieves are getting more and more brave.

    Shoppers all over the nation are reporting stolen packages right off their front porch. While online shopping becomes more and more popular, thieves are getting more and more brave.

  • Salvation Army Needs Meal Donations While Kitchen is Closed

    Salvation Army Needs Meal Donations While Kitchen is Closed

    Salvation Army Needs Meal Donations While Kitchen is Closed

    Wednesday, November 26 2014 5:24 PM EST2014-11-26 22:24:14 GMT
    Thanksgiving came one day early for hundreds at the Salvation Army's Center of Hope. But during this giving season, the Salvation Army is finding it needs help from the community.Gathering around the table to enjoy a warm, hot meal, it's a time Kennedy Tesch doesn't take for granted."I feel very honored to help everybody," said Tesch.The Midland Valley High School Senior is volunteering for the first time in a soup ki...
    Thanksgiving came one day early for hundreds at the Salvation Army's Center of Hope. But during this giving season, the Salvation Army is finding it needs help from the community.Gathering around the table to enjoy a warm, hot meal, it's a time Kennedy Tesch doesn't take for granted."I feel very honored to help everybody," said Tesch.The Midland Valley High School Senior is volunteering for the first time in a soup ki...
  • Richmond County Firefighters Battle Blaze On Lumpkin Road

    Richmond County Firefighters Battle Blaze On Lumpkin Road

    Richmond County Firefighters Battle Blaze On Lumpkin Road

    Wednesday, November 26 2014 8:28 AM EST2014-11-26 13:28:11 GMT
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    A portion of Lumpkin Road was blocked this morning due to an early morning fire. Firefighters got the call around 4:30 Wednesday morning. Flames lit up the night sky at an abandoned house on the 28 hundred block. It's the second time in three weeks the house has caught on fire. No word yet on what sparked the blaze.
    A portion of Lumpkin Road was blocked this morning due to an early morning fire. Firefighters got the call around 4:30 Wednesday morning. Flames lit up the night sky at an abandoned house on the 28 hundred block. It's the second time in three weeks the house has caught on fire. No word yet on what sparked the blaze.
  • Fire Damages Augusta Restaurant

    Fire Damages Augusta Restaurant

    Fire Damages Augusta Restaurant

    Wednesday, November 26 2014 8:27 AM EST2014-11-26 13:27:24 GMT
    An Augusta restaurant may be closed for lunch today.Buffalo Wild Wings on Walton Way Extension caught fire early this morningThe cause of the fire is unknown at this time. The sprinklers in the building put the fire out before it really got going, but there is smoke and water damage.
    An Augusta restaurant may be closed for lunch today.Buffalo Wild Wings on Walton Way Extension caught fire early this morningThe cause of the fire is unknown at this time. The sprinklers in the building put the fire out before it really got going, but there is smoke and water damage.
  • 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, November 26 2014 6:56 AM EST2014-11-26 11:56:37 GMT
    6 Things you need to know before you head out the door to start your day.
    6 Things you need to know before you head out the door to start your day.
  • Home Depot Facing Data Breach Lawsuits

    Home Depot Facing Data Breach Lawsuits

    Tuesday, November 25 2014 8:56 PM EST2014-11-26 01:56:47 GMT
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    Home Depot says it faces at least 44 lawsuits in the United States and Canada over a data breach earlier this year that affected 56 million debit and credit cards. The nation's biggest home improvement retailer said Tuesday in a regulatory filing that several state and federal agencies also are looking into the data breach and it may face more litigation from customers, banks, shareholders and others. The Atlanta-based retailer disclosed the massive, months-long breach of data in September. I...
    Home Depot says it faces at least 44 lawsuits in the United States and Canada over a data breach earlier this year that affected 56 million debit and credit cards. The nation's biggest home improvement retailer said Tuesday in a regulatory filing that several state and federal agencies also are looking into the data breach and it may face more litigation from customers, banks, shareholders and others. The Atlanta-based retailer disclosed the massive, months-long breach of data in September. I...
  • Community Policing Builds Bonds Between Deputies and Citizens

    Community Policing Builds Bonds Between Deputies and Citizens

    Tuesday, November 25 2014 5:27 PM EST2014-11-25 22:27:26 GMT
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    The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is using community policing to build relationships with the people they protect and serve.
    The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is using community policing to build relationships with the people they protect and serve.
  • Daughter Of Martin Luther King Jr. Spokes On Ferguson Protests

    Daughter Of Martin Luther King Jr. Spokes On Ferguson Protests

    Tuesday, November 25 2014 1:33 PM EST2014-11-25 18:33:13 GMT
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    The protests were not just in Ferguson.Demonstrations took place elsewhere in the country.In Atlanta, the daughter of Martin Luther King Jr., said a better relationship needs to be created between communities and officials in law enforcement."I kind of hear my father's words: 'We've got some difficult days ahead.' It's a very sad and somber moment, and I think we as a nation have got to figure out how to stop the bleeding. We're in an emergency, and whenever there's bleeding that means we hav...
    The protests were not just in Ferguson.Demonstrations took place elsewhere in the country.In Atlanta, the daughter of Martin Luther King Jr., said a better relationship needs to be created between communities and officials in law enforcement."I kind of hear my father's words: 'We've got some difficult days ahead.' It's a very sad and somber moment, and I think we as a nation have got to figure out how to stop the bleeding. We're in an emergency, and whenever there's bleeding that means we hav...
  • Columbia County Is Ready If Disaster Strikes

    Columbia County Is Ready If Disaster Strikes

    Tuesday, November 25 2014 11:13 AM EST2014-11-25 16:13:31 GMT
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    Nine months after the ice storm hit the CSRA, a cold snap interrupted the normal moderate temperatures, having many questioning if we're in for another disaster this winter.
    Nine months after the ice storm hit the CSRA, a cold snap interrupted the normal moderate temperatures, having many questioning if we're in for another disaster this winter.
  • 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, November 25 2014 6:51 AM EST2014-11-25 11:51:18 GMT
    6 Things you need to know before you head out the door to start your day.
    6 Things you need to know before you head out the door to start your day.
  • Strong Winds Damage Storage Unit and Shopping Plaza

    Strong Winds Damage Storage Unit and Shopping Plaza

    Strong Winds Damage Storage Unit and Shopping Plaza

    Monday, November 24 2014 6:38 PM EST2014-11-24 23:38:31 GMT
    Columbia County is feeling the hurt from Sunday's storm. A storage unit and plaza on Old Evans Road got hit hard with strong winds.Slowly the owners are getting everything back to how it used to be. The whole parking lot was full of chunks of roof that flew off the storage unit, Hollywood Self-Storage.Locks were sawed off thee storage units to check the contents inside. Some of it became part of Sunday night's storm."...
    Columbia County is feeling the hurt from Sunday's storm. A storage unit and plaza on Old Evans Road got hit hard with strong winds.Slowly the owners are getting everything back to how it used to be. The whole parking lot was full of chunks of roof that flew off the storage unit, Hollywood Self-Storage.Locks were sawed off thee storage units to check the contents inside. Some of it became part of Sunday night's storm."...
  • Breaking Down The Economic Highs And Lows Of 2014

    Breaking Down The Economic Highs And Lows Of 2014

    Monday, November 24 2014 4:51 PM EST2014-11-24 21:51:21 GMT
    Means Report Fehrman Investment graphicMeans Report Fehrman Investment graphic
    I cannot believe that we are nearing the end of the year. Let's take a look at the economic progress for this year and the opportunities and potential pitfalls.
    I cannot believe that we are nearing the end of the year. Let's take a look at the economic progress for this year and the opportunities and potential pitfalls.
  • UPDATE ON 6: Severe Thunderstorm Warning Expires

    UPDATE ON 6: Severe Thunderstorm Warning Expires

    Monday, November 24 2014 10:02 AM EST2014-11-24 15:02:08 GMT
    Severe thunder storm warning has been issued for Southern Emanuel County until 9:30 AM.
    Severe thunder storm warning has been issued for Southern Emanuel County until 9:30 AM.
  • Team Coverage: Columbia County Storm Damage Video

    Team Coverage: Columbia County Storm Damage Video

    Sunday, November 23 2014 11:46 PM EST2014-11-24 04:46:24 GMT
    Team Coverage for storm damage in the CSRA.Team Coverage for storm damage in the CSRA.

    Areas all over the CSRA were hit with Sunday night's severe storm. Columbia County endured extensive damage to homes, cars and shopping centers. News Channel 6 had team coverage tracking the storm.

    Areas all over the CSRA were hit with Sunday night's severe storm. Columbia County endured extensive damage to homes, cars and shopping centers. News Channel 6 had team coverage tracking the storm.

  • A Local 7-year old boy is Raising Awareness about his Disease

    A Local 7-year old boy is Raising Awareness about his Disease

    Sunday, November 23 2014 11:22 PM EST2014-11-24 04:22:06 GMT
    Nolan Poole diagnosed with Epilepsy at 3 years old. Nolan Poole diagnosed with Epilepsy at 3 years old.

    A 7 year old boy is trying to raise awareness for Epilepsy. The boy was diagnosed at a young age and has been living with the disease ever since. News Channel 6's, Margaret-Ann Carter spoke with the family.

    A 7 year old boy is trying to raise awareness for Epilepsy. The boy was diagnosed at a young age and has been living with the disease ever since. News Channel 6's, Margaret-Ann Carter spoke with the family.

  • Low Gas Prices Cause Spike in Travel for Thanksgiving

    Low Gas Prices Cause Spike in Travel for Thanksgiving

    Low Gas Prices Cause Spike in Travel for Thanksgiving

    Sunday, November 23 2014 6:28 PM EST2014-11-23 23:28:34 GMT
    As Thanksgiving break starts for several counties in the CSRA, families are packing their bags to hit the road. AAA reports travel will be the highest this week since 2007 with more than 46 million people traveling 50 or more miles this week.This high forecast of travelers is coming from low prices at the pump. People who are driving to their holiday destination are paying the lowest price for gas in four years, accor...
    As Thanksgiving break starts for several counties in the CSRA, families are packing their bags to hit the road. AAA reports travel will be the highest this week since 2007 with more than 46 million people traveling 50 or more miles this week.This high forecast of travelers is coming from low prices at the pump. People who are driving to their holiday destination are paying the lowest price for gas in four years, accor...
  • 1 On 1: Georgia Ranks 2nd in Nation for Thanksgiving Day Cooking Fires

    1 On 1: Georgia Ranks 2nd in Nation for Thanksgiving Day Cooking Fires

    Sunday, November 23 2014 10:24 AM EST2014-11-23 15:24:39 GMT
    Georgia has the second highest number of cooking fire claims in the nation.
    Georgia has the second highest number of cooking fire claims in the nation.
  • GMA Sunday Headlines: November 23, 2014

    GMA Sunday Headlines: November 23, 2014

    Sunday, November 23 2014 8:59 AM EST2014-11-23 13:59:27 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.
  • Possible Arson in Early Morning House Fire

    Possible Arson in Early Morning House Fire

    Sunday, November 23 2014 8:37 AM EST2014-11-23 13:37:20 GMT

    An Augusta house fire is being investigating as possible arson.

    An Augusta house fire is being investigating as possible arson.

  • Dashcam Video Released Of Murder Suspect Police Chase

    Dashcam Video Released Of Murder Suspect Police Chase

    Saturday, November 22 2014 8:18 PM EST2014-11-23 01:18:58 GMT
    Florida Highway Patrol has released dashcam video of a police chase involving the man accused of shooting and killing a Columbia County man.
    Florida Highway Patrol has released dashcam video of a police chase involving the man accused of shooting and killing a Columbia County man.
  • Local Churches Serve Thanksgiving to Thousands

    Local Churches Serve Thanksgiving to Thousands

    Local Churches Serve Thanksgiving to Thousands

    Saturday, November 22 2014 7:35 PM EST2014-11-23 00:35:21 GMT
    A local church has been working for about a year to make Thanksgiving wishes come true for thousands of people in the CSRA. On Saturday, all of those people were able to have Thanksgiving dinner in the James Brown Arena.This is the first time the Bridge Ministry has served this many people for the holiday. This ministry is known for serving the homeless and the poor under the Calhoun Expressway Bridge every Saturday. ...
    A local church has been working for about a year to make Thanksgiving wishes come true for thousands of people in the CSRA. On Saturday, all of those people were able to have Thanksgiving dinner in the James Brown Arena.This is the first time the Bridge Ministry has served this many people for the holiday. This ministry is known for serving the homeless and the poor under the Calhoun Expressway Bridge every Saturday. ...
  • Bigger Shopping Deals Aren't on Black Friday, Says Expert

    Bigger Shopping Deals Aren't on Black Friday, Says Expert

    Saturday, November 22 2014 11:06 AM EST2014-11-22 16:06:11 GMT
    Black Friday graphicBlack Friday graphic
    Consumers who think they are going to sweep up great deals on Black Friday are likely to be surprised.
    Consumers who think they are going to sweep up great deals on Black Friday are likely to be surprised.
  • GMA Saturday Headlines: November 22, 2014

    GMA Saturday Headlines: November 22, 2014

    Saturday, November 22 2014 10:05 AM EST2014-11-22 15:05:42 GMT
    WJBF News Channel 6's News team has the News updates that affect the Georgia and South Carolina counties of the CSRA.
    WJBF News Channel 6's News team has the News updates that affect the Georgia and South Carolina counties of the CSRA.
  • Augusta Man Charged With Arson

    Augusta Man Charged With Arson

    Saturday, November 22 2014 9:33 AM EST2014-11-22 14:33:01 GMT
     Man accused of setting fire
     Man accused of setting fire
  • Bill Cosby Coming to Augusta Amid Sexual Assault Accusations

    Bill Cosby Coming to Augusta Amid Sexual Assault Accusations

    Friday, November 21 2014 5:52 PM EST2014-11-21 22:52:19 GMT
    Bill Cosby accused of multiple counts of rape. Bill Cosby accused of multiple counts of rape.

    A Bell Auditorium spokesperson says Bill Cosby's comedy show is still on, despite rumors of sexual assault. Individual tickets went on sale Friday, and the concert will be held on February 28th, 2015.

    A Bell Auditorium spokesperson says Bill Cosby's comedy show is still on, despite rumors of sexual assault. Individual tickets went on sale Friday, and the concert will be held on February 28th, 2015.

  • Project Jackson Headed To Supreme Court

    Project Jackson Headed To Supreme Court

    Friday, November 21 2014 2:03 PM EST2014-11-21 19:03:04 GMT
    The South Carolina Supreme Court will hear the case for the $170 million development, though it's not clear when that will happen just yet.
    The South Carolina Supreme Court will hear the case for the $170 million development, though it's not clear when that will happen just yet.
  • 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, November 21 2014 6:55 AM EST2014-11-21 11:55:01 GMT
    6 Things you need to know before you head out the door to start your day.
    6 Things you need to know before you head out the door to start your day.
  • Christmas Shopping with a Purpose on Dec. 4th

    Christmas Shopping with a Purpose on Dec. 4th

    Friday, November 21 2014 1:57 AM EST2014-11-21 06:57:16 GMT
    WAFJ is hosting BeadforLife Christmas Shopping with a Purpose Thursday, December 4th from 2pm-7pm at the Augusta Hilton Garden Inn on Stevens Creek Rd.
    WAFJ is hosting BeadforLife Christmas Shopping with a Purpose Tuesday, December 4th from 2pm-7pm at the Augusta Hilton Garden Inn on Stevens Creek Rd.
  • Does the city of Augusta have a plan in place for another ice storm?

    Exclusive: Winter Weather Woes

    Exclusive: Winter Weather Woes

    Thursday, November 20 2014 8:15 PM EST2014-11-21 01:15:05 GMT
    It's been more than nine months since the ice storm hit the CSRA causing millions of dollars in damage.
    It's been more than nine months since the ice storm hit the CSRA causing millions of dollars in damage.
  • UPDATE: Investigation Reveals Animal Services Needed in Burke County

    UPDATE: Investigation Reveals Animal Services Needed in Burke County

    Thursday, November 20 2014 12:34 PM EST2014-11-20 17:34:37 GMT
    Claims of animal cruelty for the owner of a dog in Burke County are shedding light on a bigger problem. 

    Claims of animal cruelty for the owner of a dog in Burke County are shedding light on a bigger problem. 

  • 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, November 20 2014 7:05 AM EST2014-11-20 12:05:37 GMT
    6 Things you need to know before you head out the door to start your day.
    6 Things you need to know before you head out the door to start your day.
  • Trading Turkey For Ice Cream

    Trading Turkey For Ice Cream

    Wednesday, November 19 2014 9:11 PM EST2014-11-20 02:11:11 GMT
    A sweet reward for a generous donation this holiday season.Kroger, Golden Harvest Food Bank, and Blue Bell Ice Cream teamed up to fight hunger for Thanksgiving. Shoppers had the chance to donate a turkey in exchange for a free half-gallon of ice cream. This is the first time the three have teamed up for a venture like this--and their goal is to get 200 turkeys.
    A sweet reward for a generous donation this holiday season.Kroger, Golden Harvest Food Bank, and Blue Bell Ice Cream teamed up to fight hunger for Thanksgiving. Shoppers had the chance to donate a turkey in exchange for a free half-gallon of ice cream. This is the first time the three have teamed up for a venture like this--and their goal is to get 200 turkeys.
  • UPDATE ON 6: Missing Burke County Man Found

    UPDATE ON 6: Missing Burke County Man Found

    Wednesday, November 19 2014 7:34 AM EST2014-11-19 12:34:16 GMT
    Photo of John Wesley Drew, who has been reported missing to the Burke County Sheriff's Office (Credit: Burke County Sheriff's Office)Photo of John Wesley Drew, who has been reported missing to the Burke County Sheriff's Office (Credit: Burke County Sheriff's Office)
    The Burke County Sheriff's Office is asking for help from our viewers in locating a missing 55-year-old man.
    The Burke County Sheriff's Office is asking for help from our viewers in locating a missing 55-year-old man.
  • Golden Apple: Aaron Knowles

    Golden Apple: Aaron Knowles

    Wednesday, November 19 2014 5:45 AM EST2014-11-19 10:45:56 GMT
    Aaron Knowles teaches Social Studies to a great group of students."I'm a teacher of history. I'm a teacher of cultures. I'm a teacher of people," Knowles says.
    Aaron Knowles teaches Social Studies to a great group of students."I'm a teacher of history. I'm a teacher of cultures. I'm a teacher of people," Knowles says.
  • Overnight Fire Destroys Richmond County Home

    Overnight Fire Destroys Richmond County Home

    Wednesday, November 19 2014 3:02 AM EST2014-11-19 08:02:39 GMT
    An overnight fire has destroyed a home in Richmond County...
    An overnight fire has destroyed a home in Richmond County...
  • Keeping Pets Warm in Cold Weather

    Keeping Pets Warm in Cold Weather

    Keeping Pets Warm in Cold Weather

    Tuesday, November 18 2014 4:30 PM EST2014-11-18 21:30:56 GMT
    With record low temperatures coming in for this time in November, the CSRA is preparing to brace the cold. As heaters go on and people bundle up, there's one member of the family you don't want to leave out. The sun shining down on these pups is fading away quickly with the warmth. These dogs won't be frolicking around when this cold front moves in. Veterinarian Ken Dougan said all types of pets can handle the cold, b...
    With record low temperatures coming in for this time in November, the CSRA is preparing to brace the cold. As heaters go on and people bundle up, there's one member of the family you don't want to leave out. The sun shining down on these pups is fading away quickly with the warmth. These dogs won't be frolicking around when this cold front moves in. Veterinarian Ken Dougan said all types of pets can handle the cold, b...
  • UPDATE ON 6: GRU Releases Letter Concerning Dr. Azziz Not Getting UNLV Position

    UPDATE ON 6: GRU Releases Letter Concerning Dr. Azziz Not Getting UNLV Position

    Tuesday, November 18 2014 3:57 PM EST2014-11-18 20:57:44 GMT
    Ricardo Azziz photoRicardo Azziz photo
    Georgia Regents University has released a letter from the school's president, Dr. Ricardo Azziz, concerning him not being named the next president at the University of Nevada at Las Vegas.
    Georgia Regents University has released a letter from the school's president, Dr. Ricardo Azziz, concerning him not being named the next president at the University of Nevada at Las Vegas.
  • Hardy McManus Road Section Re-Opens With New Traffic Pattern

    Hardy McManus Road Section Re-Opens With New Traffic Pattern

    Tuesday, November 18 2014 11:16 AM EST2014-11-18 16:16:43 GMT
    Map graphic showing roadways affected in Columbia County by road costruction near Hardy McManus RoadMap graphic showing roadways affected in Columbia County by road costruction near Hardy McManus Road
    WJBF News Channel 6 has learned that the section of Hardy McManus Road that was closed at its intersection with Washington Road has now re-been re-opened.
    WJBF News Channel 6 has learned that the section of Hardy McManus Road that was closed at its intersection with Washington Road has now re-been re-opened.
  • Barn Fire Claims Several Animals

    Barn Fire Claims Several Animals

    Monday, November 17 2014 9:36 PM EST2014-11-18 02:36:56 GMT
    Across Georgia graphicAcross Georgia graphic
    A barn fire outside Atlanta killed at least four horses and one cow this morning.The fire broke out around 3-30 this morning in a barn near the Dekalb and Clayton County line.It took firefighters from both counties to put out the blaze.The remains of those animals were found inside the barn, after the fire was put out.No word yet on a cause.
    A barn fire outside Atlanta killed at least four horses and one cow this morning.The fire broke out around 3-30 this morning in a barn near the Dekalb and Clayton County line.It took firefighters from both counties to put out the blaze.The remains of those animals were found inside the barn, after the fire was put out.No word yet on a cause.
  • Remembering Carl Sanders

    Remembering Carl Sanders

    Monday, November 17 2014 9:30 PM EST2014-11-18 02:30:27 GMT
    People across Georgia are remembering former Governor Carl Sanders.Sanders died this weekend after a fall at his home on Friday.We look back on the life and legacy of the native Augustan--who presided over the Peach State during a time of immense change.Linda Stouffer has the story.
    People across Georgia are remembering former Governor Carl Sanders.Sanders died this weekend after a fall at his home on Friday.We look back on the life and legacy of the native Augustan--who presided over the Peach State during a time of immense change.Linda Stouffer has the story.
  • UPDATED ON 6: Columbia County Releases More Information On Possible School Rezoning

    UPDATED ON 6: Columbia County Releases More Information On Possible School Rezoning

    Monday, November 17 2014 7:06 PM EST2014-11-18 00:06:51 GMT
    Parents are reacting to preliminary plans that call for Columbia County students to switch schools due to the growth in the area. The proposal calls for a rezoning of several neighborhoods to help balance enrollment. News Channel 6's Renetta DuBose spoke with some parents who said they are just learning about the changes and how they will affect their children.
    Parents are reacting to preliminary plans that call for Columbia County students to switch schools due to the growth in the area. The proposal calls for a rezoning of several neighborhoods to help balance enrollment. News Channel 6's Renetta DuBose spoke with some parents who said they are just learning about the changes and how they will affect their children.
  • No Additional Parvo Cases At Augusta Animal Shelter So Far.

    No Additional Parvo Cases At Augusta Animal Shelter So Far.

    Monday, November 17 2014 6:35 PM EST2014-11-17 23:35:16 GMT
    Photo of the sign on the side of the Augusta Animal Services ShelfterPhoto of the sign on the side of the Augusta Animal Services Shelfter
    There are no new signs of a deadly dog virus at Augusta's Animal Shelter. As we first reported last week, a dog died from the parvovirus one day after it was adopted from the shelter.
    There are no new signs of a deadly dog virus at Augusta's Animal Shelter. As we first reported last week, a dog died from the parvovirus one day after it was adopted from the shelter.
  • Governor Nathan Deal: Flags To Fly At Half-Staff To Honor Former Governor Carl Sanders

    Governor Nathan Deal: Flags To Fly At Half-Staff To Honor Former Governor Carl Sanders

    Monday, November 17 2014 6:18 PM EST2014-11-17 23:18:13 GMT
    Photo of the late Governor Carl SandersPhoto of the late Governor Carl Sanders
    Governor Nathan Deal signed an executive order Monday ordering that flags on all state buildings and grounds be lowered to half-staff to honor the memory of former Georgia Governor Carl Sanders.
    Governor Nathan Deal signed an executive order Monday ordering that flags on all state buildings and grounds be lowered to half-staff to honor the memory of former Georgia Governor Carl Sanders.
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