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  • Project Jackson Stadium Delayed Until Spring 2016

    Project Jackson Stadium Delayed Until Spring 2016

    Thursday, April 24 2014 7:26 PM EDT2014-04-24 23:26:31 GMT
    When it was announced in 2012, Project Jackson was supposed to be completed by Spring 2015, but as News Channel 6's Mike Miller found out, it has been delayed until 2016.
    When it was announced in 2012, Project Jackson was supposed to be completed by Spring 2015, but as News Channel 6's Mike Miller found out, it has been delayed until 2016.
  • SPLOST Support To Organize In Augusta

    SPLOST Support To Organize In Augusta

    Thursday, April 24 2014 7:05 PM EDT2014-04-24 23:05:39 GMT
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    The last time out, seven out of ten voters supported SPLOST. But this time, there is more opposition and so far organized support for SPLOST has been silent. That will change, but will it do any good? WJBF News Channel 6's George Eskola has the story.
    The last time out, seven out of ten voters supported SPLOST. But this time, there is more opposition and so far organized support for SPLOST has been silent. That will change, but will it do any good? WJBF News Channel 6's George Eskola has the story.
  • Storm Debris Out Of City Park

    Storm Debris Out Of City Park

    Thursday, April 24 2014 6:53 PM EDT2014-04-24 22:53:00 GMT
    Photo of ice storm debris removal at Eisenhower ParkPhoto of ice storm debris removal at Eisenhower Park
      It was a mountain of limbs and branches, but ice storm debris piled in Eisenhower Park in Augusta is no longer piled so high.
     It was a mountain of limbs and branches, but ice storm debris piled in Eisenhower Park in Augusta is no longer piled so high.
  • Elvis on eBay: One Man's Approach to Getting a Job

    Elvis on eBay: One Man's Approach to Getting a Job

    Thursday, April 24 2014 6:25 PM EDT2014-04-24 22:25:55 GMT
    WJBF News Channel 6's Deon Guillory talks to one man auctioning himself online for a job
    WJBF News Channel 6's Deon Guillory talks to one man auctioning himself online for a job
  • Heroin Submissions to GBI Crime Lab Increasing Annually

    Heroin Submissions to GBI Crime Lab Increasing Annually

    Thursday, April 24 2014 5:58 PM EDT2014-04-24 21:58:41 GMT
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    An analysis of drug submissions to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) Crime Lab found heroin submissions have increased annually since 2011.
    An analysis of drug submissions to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) Crime Lab found heroin submissions have increased annually since 2011.
  • Rodeo Nights Celebrates 10th Year This Weekend

    Rodeo Nights Celebrates 10th Year This Weekend

    Thursday, April 24 2014 5:47 PM EDT2014-04-24 21:47:20 GMT
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    Rodeo contestants will gather at the Columbia County Fairgrounds Friday, April 25th and Saturday, April 26th for the 10th Annual Rodeo Nights. It is an annual fundraiser for the Southeastern Firefighters Burn Foundation.
    Rodeo contestants will gather at the Columbia County Fairgrounds Friday, April 25th and Saturday, April 26th for the 10th Annual Rodeo Nights. It is an annual fundraiser for the Southeastern Firefighters Burn Foundation.
  • Leash Law Violation Results In Dog's Death

    Leash Law Violation Results In Dog's Death

    Thursday, April 24 2014 5:42 PM EDT2014-04-24 21:42:34 GMT
    As the weather gets warmer, more pet owners are breaking the law and letting their dogs off the leash. But, that freedom could come with a big price. A price that could include a fine or a life. News Channel Six's Dee Griffin explains why doing that could cost you. Instead of walking outside to play with his dog "hershey," Brad Stewart slowly walks to visit his dog's grave. Stewart says his beloved dog died earlier this week after two pit bulls wandered into the backyard."About 11:30 I hear...
    As the weather gets warmer, more pet owners are breaking the law and letting their dogs off the leash. But, that freedom could come with a big price. A price that could include a fine or a life. News Channel Six's Dee Griffin explains why doing that could cost you. Instead of walking outside to play with his dog "hershey," Brad Stewart slowly walks to visit his dog's grave. Stewart says his beloved dog died earlier this week after two pit bulls wandered into the backyard."About 11:30 I hear...
  • Help for People to Recover From Drug Overdose

    Help for People to Recover From Drug Overdose

    Thursday, April 24 2014 4:41 PM EDT2014-04-24 20:41:14 GMT
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    Gov. Nathan Deal has signed into law a bill that would grant amnesty in some cases to those who seek medical help in the event of a drug overdose. Deal signed the bill Thursday, and it takes immediate effect. Lawmakers had overwhelmingly passed the "Georgia 911 Medical Amnesty Law." Supporters of the law argue some people are too afraid to call for medical help for themselves or others because they fear prosecution on drug charges. The law would grant amnesty only on drug possession charges w...
    Gov. Nathan Deal has signed into law a bill that would grant amnesty in some cases to those who seek medical help in the event of a drug overdose. Deal signed the bill Thursday, and it takes immediate effect. Lawmakers had overwhelmingly passed the "Georgia 911 Medical Amnesty Law." Supporters of the law argue some people are too afraid to call for medical help for themselves or others because they fear prosecution on drug charges. The law would grant amnesty only on drug possession charges w...
  • News Minute: Here is the latest Georgia news from The Associated Press

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

    Gov. Deal has signed a bill restricting abortion coverage in plans for state employees and those sold on the insurance exchange as part of the federal health care law. Democrats opposed the measure for infringing on a...
  • Two Arrested, One Still Sought In Connection To April 16th Shooting On Brown Street

    Two Arrested, One Still Sought In Connection To April 16th Shooting On Brown Street

    Thursday, April 24 2014 4:26 PM EDT2014-04-24 20:26:36 GMT
    Mug shot of Reginald Alex Forrest (Credit: Richmond County Sheriff's Office)Mug shot of Reginald Alex Forrest (Credit: Richmond County Sheriff's Office)
    Two people have been arrested, and another suspect is still sought, in connection to a shooting that happened Wednesday, April 16th at 1454 Brown Road.
    Two people have been arrested, and another suspect is still sought, in connection to a shooting that happened Wednesday, April 16th at 1454 Brown Road.
  • Family Y Miracle League Opening Day Kicks Off Summer Season This Weekend

    Family Y Miracle League Opening Day Kicks Off Summer Season This Weekend

    Thursday, April 24 2014 3:59 PM EDT2014-04-24 19:59:06 GMT
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    The Family Y of Greater Augusta’s adapted baseball league, the Miracle League, will have its Opening Day celebration on Saturday, April 26th at the Miracle League field (located behind the Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center).
    The Family Y of Greater Augusta’s adapted baseball league, the Miracle League, will have its Opening Day celebration on Saturday, April 26th at the Miracle League field (located behind the Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center).
  • The Cowboy Monkey Visits Television Park

    The Cowboy Monkey Visits Television Park

    Thursday, April 24 2014 3:50 PM EDT2014-04-24 19:50:04 GMT
    A famous cowboy monkey, Little E, paid a visit to Television Park and our Chris Kane and Julie Parise learned why he is in the CSRA this weekend. Click for more information.
    A famous cowboy monkey, Little E, paid a visit to Television Park and our Chris Kane and Julie Parise learned why he is in the CSRA this weekend. Click for more information.
  • This Hour: Latest Georgia news, sports, business and entertainment

    This Hour: Latest Georgia news, sports, business and entertainment

    Gov. Nathan Deal has signed into law a bill that would grant amnesty in some cases to those who seek medical help in the event of a drug overdose.
  • This Hour: Latest Georgia news, sports, business and entertainment:

    This Hour: Latest Georgia news, sports, business and entertainment:

    Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal has signed a law allowing courts with jurisdiction over criminal cases to create veterans' divisions.
    Gov. Nathan Deal has signed legislation expanding where people with licenses to carry can bring their guns in Georgia.
  • Suspect Wanted In String Of Vehicle Break-Ins

    Suspect Wanted In String Of Vehicle Break-Ins

    Thursday, April 24 2014 2:53 PM EDT2014-04-24 18:53:43 GMT
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    The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is asking for help from the public in identifying a suspect in a string of vehicle break-ins.
    The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is asking for help from the public in identifying a suspect in a string of vehicle break-ins.
  • CSRA Mid-Afternoon News Update: April 24, 2014

    CSRA Mid-Afternoon News Update: April 24, 2014

    Thursday, April 24 2014 2:03 PM EDT2014-04-24 18:03:05 GMT
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    WJBF News Channel 6's News Team has the News updates that affect the Georgia and South Carolina counties of the CSRA.
    WJBF News Channel 6's News Team has the News updates that affect the Georgia and South Carolina counties of the CSRA.
  • Owner said she didn't want apartment managers to hear it barking

    Dog found with mouth duct taped shut

    Dog found with mouth duct taped shut

    Thursday, April 24 2014 9:29 AM EDT2014-04-24 13:29:33 GMT
    A Boynton Beach, Florida woman is accused of animal abuse. Officers were called out to Andrea Curiel's home two weeks ago where they discovered her dog with duct tape wrapped around its mouth. It also was in a very small cage that was not cleaned according to authorities. Apparently she told police she taped the dog's mouth shut because she was afraid managers at the apartment complex would hear it barking. Police said Curiel told them she meant to clean the dog's cage but was running late. ...
    A Boynton Beach, Florida woman is accused of animal abuse. Officers were called out to Andrea Curiel's home two weeks ago where they discovered her dog with duct tape wrapped around its mouth. It also was in a very small cage that was not cleaned according to authorities. Apparently she told police she taped the dog's mouth shut because she was afraid managers at the apartment complex would hear it barking. Police said Curiel told them she meant to clean the dog's cage but was running late. ...
  • Broad Street Fire

    Cause Of Early Morning Fire In Downtown Augusta Under Investigation

    Cause Of Early Morning Fire In Downtown Augusta Under Investigation

    Thursday, April 24 2014 9:06 AM EDT2014-04-24 13:06:24 GMT
    Photo from the scene of an early Thursday morning fire in downtown AugustaPhoto from the scene of an early Thursday morning fire in downtown Augusta
    Richmond County fire investigators are searching for the cause of an early Thursday morning fire at the old J.C. Penney's building.
    Richmond County fire investigators are searching for the cause of an early Thursday morning fire at the old J.C. Penney's building.
  • 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, April 24 2014 7:28 AM EDT2014-04-24 11:28:28 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.
  • CSRA Morning News Update: April 24, 2014

    CSRA Morning News Update: April 24, 2014

    CSRA Morning News Update: April 24, 2014

    Thursday, April 24 2014 7:21 AM EDT2014-04-24 11:21:42 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.
  • Mississippi girl, 2, Found Unharmed In South Georgia

    Mississippi girl, 2, Found Unharmed In South Georgia

    Mississippi girl, 2, Found Unharmed In South Georgia

    Thursday, April 24 2014 6:24 AM EDT2014-04-24 10:24:02 GMT
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    A 2-year-old girl whose younger sister was found dead in Mississippi has been found unharmed in Georgia.
    A 2-year-old girl whose younger sister was found dead in Mississippi has been found unharmed in Georgia.
  • Amber Alert

    Amber Alert issued for 2 year old Mississippi Girl

    Amber Alert issued for 2 year old Mississippi Girl

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 9:56 PM EDT2014-04-24 01:56:34 GMT
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    A 7-month-old Mississippi infant is dead and authorities continue to search for her sibling.Lowndes County Chief Deputy Marc Miley says 2-year-old Maliah Harris disappeared with her parents after her 7-month-old sister, Alyssa, was found dead.County Coroner Greg Merchant says there were no visible signs of injury. An autopsy is being conductedThe Mississippi Highway Patrol issued an Amber Alert for the child and her parents — identified 34-year-old Donald Boyd Harris and 31-year-old Allison S...
    A 7-month-old Mississippi infant is dead and authorities continue to search for her sibling.Lowndes County Chief Deputy Marc Miley says 2-year-old Maliah Harris disappeared with her parents after her 7-month-old sister, Alyssa, was found dead.County Coroner Greg Merchant says there were no visible signs of injury. An autopsy is being conductedThe Mississippi Highway Patrol issued an Amber Alert for the child and her parents — identified 34-year-old Donald Boyd Harris and 31-year-old Allison S...
  • Augusta Commissioner Says Let The Court Decide City Election Date

    Augusta Commissioner Says Let The Court Decide City Election Date

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 7:20 PM EDT2014-04-23 23:20:39 GMT
    Photo of the lawsuit challenging Augusta's 2014 election datePhoto of the lawsuit challenging Augusta's 2014 election date
    The Federal Court is telling the city to hurry up when it comes to the lawsuit challenging next month's city elections, but one Commissioner says he wants to hear what the court has to say about moving the election back to November.
    The Federal Court is telling the city to hurry up when it comes to the lawsuit challenging next month's city elections, but one Commissioner says he wants to hear what the court has to say about moving the election back to November.
  • Fire Chief And Augusta Commissioner's Report Both Draw Heat

    Fire Chief And Augusta Commissioner's Report Both Draw Heat

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 7:09 PM EDT2014-04-23 23:09:56 GMT
    Photo of Augusta Fire Department Chief Chris JamesPhoto of Augusta Fire Department Chief Chris James
    A detailed report blasting Augusta Fire Chief Chris James for alleged missteps by is in the hands of city leaders, but the Augusta Commissioner behind the report is also being blasted for bringing it forward.
    A detailed report blasting Augusta Fire Chief Chris James for alleged missteps by is in the hands of city leaders, but the Augusta Commissioner behind the report is also being blasted for bringing it forward.
  • Augusta Riverwalk Work Is Opening Eyes

    Augusta Riverwalk Work Is Opening Eyes

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 6:56 PM EDT2014-04-23 22:56:09 GMT
    Photo of Augusta's RiverwalkPhoto of Augusta's Riverwalk
    A brutal assault last year had city leaders focusing on the overgrowth at Augusta's Riverwalk. Tree crews are now cutting into the problem, creating sights to be see.
    A brutal assault last year had city leaders focusing on the overgrowth at Augusta's Riverwalk. Tree crews are now cutting into the problem, creating sights to be see. WJBF News Channel 6's George Eskola has the story.
  • Gun carry rights expanded in Ga. under new law

    Gun carry rights expanded in Ga. under new law

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 6:27 PM EDT2014-04-23 22:27:18 GMT
    Under a law just signed by Georgia's governor, people with a license can carry a gun into bars, some government buildings and places of worship if religious leaders say it's OK.
    Criticized by one group as the "guns everywhere" bill, Georgia took a big step Wednesday toward expanding where licensed carriers can take their weapons, with the governor signing a law that allows them in bars without...
  • Water Clear for Use in Keysville

    Water Clear for Use in Keysville

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 6:19 PM EDT2014-04-23 22:19:39 GMT
    WJBF News Channel 6's Deon Guillory investigates what caused a water scare in Keysville.
    WJBF News Channel 6's Deon Guillory investigates what caused a water scare in Keysville.
  • CSRA Evening News Update: April 23, 2014

    CSRA Evening News Update: April 23, 2014

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 6:05 PM EDT2014-04-23 22:05:18 GMT
    Photo of Brad Means and Kimberely ScottPhoto of Brad Means and Kimberely Scott
    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.
  • Local Efforts Help Fight High Rate Of Teen Pregnancy

    Local Efforts Help Fight High Rate Of Teen Pregnancy

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 5:57 PM EDT2014-04-23 21:57:25 GMT
    Richmond County's high rate of teen pregnancy has sparked a lot of attention across the state. Now, it's making headlines for changing course. News Channel Six's Dee Griffinhas more on how a local Doctor is helping lower what became a growing problem.As an OB-GYN in Augusta, Dr. Donna Adams Pickett has helped bring thousands of lives into the world. Now, she's come up with the way to help save the youngest of them from a growing problem that has plagued Richmond County for more than two decad...
    Richmond County's high rate of teen pregnancy has sparked a lot of attention across the state. Now, it's making headlines for changing course. News Channel Six's Dee Griffinhas more on how a local Doctor is helping lower what became a growing problem.As an OB-GYN in Augusta, Dr. Donna Adams Pickett has helped bring thousands of lives into the world. Now, she's come up with the way to help save the youngest of them from a growing problem that has plagued Richmond County for more than two decad...
  • Augusta's Rick Allen cites Bible in commercial

    Augusta's Rick Allen cites Bible in commercial

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 5:44 PM EDT2014-04-23 21:44:34 GMT
    An Augusta Republican running for Congress cites the Bible in his first campaign commercial as he accuses President Barack Obama of "immoral" spending. Rick W.
    An Augusta Republican running for Congress cites the Bible in his first campaign commercial as he accuses President Barack Obama of "immoral" spending. Rick W.
  • Fort Gordon To Conduct Explosive Ordinance And Disposal Training This Week

    Fort Gordon To Conduct Explosive Ordinance And Disposal Training This Week

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 5:33 PM EDT2014-04-23 21:33:33 GMT
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    People who live near Fort Gordon may hear some loud booms as Explosive Ordinance and Disposal Training is being conducted this week.
    People who live near Fort Gordon may hear some loud booms as Explosive Ordinance and Disposal Training is being conducted this week.
  • BREAKING ON 6: 10 People Test Positive For Tuberculosis Bacteria At Hephzibah High School

    BREAKING ON 6: 10 People Test Positive For Tuberculosis Bacteria At Hephzibah High School

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 5:17 PM EDT2014-04-23 21:17:03 GMT
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    WJBF News Channel 6 has learned that 10 people have tested positive for the bacteria that causes tuberculosis.
    WJBF News Channel 6 has learned that 10 people have tested positive for the bacteria that causes tuberculosis.
  • Augusta Woman Accused Of Beating 7-Year-Old Daughter With Extension Cord

    Augusta Woman Accused Of Beating 7-Year-Old Daughter With Extension Cord

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 4:17 PM EDT2014-04-23 20:17:52 GMT
    Mug shot of Roberta Sanders Brewer (Credit: Richmond County Sheriff's Office)Mug shot of Roberta Sanders Brewer (Credit: Richmond County Sheriff's Office)
    An Augusta mother is in jail accused of beating her 7-year-old daughter with an extension cord.
    An Augusta mother is in jail accused of beating her 7-year-old daughter with an extension cord.
  • Ga. journalism collaborative awarded $35 million

    Ga. journalism collaborative awarded $35 million

    A collaborative of Georgia journalism schools and news organizations will use a $35,000 grant to train investigative reporters.
    A collaborative of Georgia journalism schools and news organizations will use a $35,000 grant to train investigative reporters.
  • Boy says he sang gospel song, abductor freed him

    Boy says he sang gospel song, abductor freed him

    A 9-year-old Atlanta boy who police say was abducted for a short time from his driveway is being praised by community leaders for his calm as he sang the gospel song "Every Praise" until the man released him.
    A 9-year-old Atlanta boy who police say was abducted for a short time from his driveway is being praised by community leaders for his calm as he sang the gospel song "Every Praise" until the man released him.
  • Man Wants Community Leaders To Help Promote Healthy Living

    Man Wants Community Leaders To Help Promote Healthy Living

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 3:14 PM EDT2014-04-23 19:14:25 GMT
    Photo of Craig GordonPhoto of Craig Gordon
    A man on a mission to promote healthy living is taking to the streets of Augusta.
    A man on a mission to promote healthy living is taking to the streets of Augusta.
  • CSRA Mid-Afternoon News Update: April 23, 2014

    CSRA Mid-Afternoon News Update: April 23, 2014

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 2:15 PM EDT2014-04-23 18:15:49 GMT
    Photo of Mary Morrison and Chris KanePhoto of Mary Morrison and Chris Kane
    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.
  • Family Y Free Community SPLASH Week To Be Held In May

    Family Y Free Community SPLASH Week To Be Held In May

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 2:11 PM EDT2014-04-23 18:11:30 GMT
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    The Family Y of Greater Augusta is calling for members of the CSRA to “Swim, Play and Learn Aquatic Safety Habits” at the annual free community SPLASH week.
    The Family Y of Greater Augusta is calling for members of the CSRA to “Swim, Play and Learn Aquatic Safety Habits” at the annual free community SPLASH week.
  • Governor Deal Signs Bill Underscoring Second Amendment Rights

    Governor Deal Signs Bill Underscoring Second Amendment Rights

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 1:58 PM EDT2014-04-23 17:58:57 GMT
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    Wednesday, Governor Nathan Deal signed into law House Bill 60, which is legislation that protects law-abiding, licensed Georgia citizens’ Second Amendment rights.
    Wednesday, Governor Nathan Deal signed into law House Bill 60, which is legislation that protects law-abiding, licensed Georgia citizens’ Second Amendment rights.
  • Girl Scouts Hold Luncheon At Camp Tanglewood

    Girl Scouts Hold Luncheon At Camp Tanglewood

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 1:00 PM EDT2014-04-23 17:00:00 GMT
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    The Girl Scouts of Historic Augusta held an informal luncheon at Camp Tanglewood Tuesday to share news about upcoming events.
    The Girl Scouts of Historic Augusta held an informal luncheon at Camp Tanglewood Tuesday to share news about upcoming events.
  • UPDATED ON 6: Keysville Water Now Safe To Consume

    UPDATED ON 6: Keysville Water Now Safe To Consume

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 12:46 PM EDT2014-04-23 16:46:47 GMT
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    WJBF News Channel 6 has been in contact with leaders in Keysville and they say the water there is now safe to consume.
    WJBF News Channel 6 has been in contact with leaders in Keysville and they say the water there is now safe to consume.
  • "Out There...Somewhere": Finding Public Art In Thomson Brings On The Blues

    "Out There...Somewhere": Finding Public Art In Thomson Brings On The Blues

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 11:47 AM EDT2014-04-23 15:47:26 GMT
    Photo of a painted Blind Willie McTell guitar in Thomson, GeorgiaPhoto of a painted Blind Willie McTell guitar in Thomson, Georgia
    The search to find a cool collection of public art in Thomson should have you singing the blue. It's "Out There...Somewhere" with WJBF News Channel 6's George Eskola.
    The search to find a cool collection of public art in Thomson should have you singing the blue. It's "Out There...Somewhere" with WJBF News Channel 6's George Eskola.
  • Lawsuit Challenges Moving City Elections To Primary, Leaves One Candidate Disappointed

    Lawsuit Challenges Moving City Elections To Primary, Leaves One Candidate Disappointed

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 10:53 AM EDT2014-04-23 14:53:24 GMT
    Photo of a federal lawsuit challengin the May 20 primary election of Augusta's new mayorPhoto of a federal lawsuit challengin the May 20 primary election of Augusta's new mayor
    A federal lawsuit is challenging Augusta's May 20th city elections, but it has one candidate saying he not buying it. WJBF News Channel 6's George Eskola has the story.
    A federal lawsuit is challenging Augusta's May 20th city elections, but it has one candidate saying he not buying it. WJBF News Channel 6's George Eskola has the story.
  • Man Wounded in Early Morning Shooting

    Man Wounded in Early Morning Shooting

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 8:59 AM EDT2014-04-23 12:59:09 GMT
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    Richmond County Sheriff's Office investigators are piecing together clues in an early Wednesday morning shooting.
    Richmond County Sheriff's Office investigators are piecing together clues in an early Wednesday morning shooting.
  • 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, April 23 2014 7:32 AM EDT2014-04-23 11:32:18 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.
  • CSRA Morning News Update: April 23, 2014

    CSRA Morning News Update: April 23, 2014

    CSRA Morning News Update: April 23, 2014

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 7:14 AM EDT2014-04-23 11:14:56 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.
  • Georgians urged to turn in unused medications

    Georgians urged to turn in unused medications

    Federal authorities are urging Georgians to drop off their expired, unused and unwanted pills to help combat prescription drug abuse.
    Federal authorities are urging Georgians to drop off their expired, unused and unwanted pills to help combat prescription drug abuse.
  • Golden Apple: Heather Poole

    Golden Apple: Heather Poole

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 9:44 PM EDT2014-04-23 01:44:47 GMT
    Heather Poole's second graders may be just a few weeks away from the end of the year, but they have not lost their focus."They come in in the mornings and they have morning work that they're responsible for," she says. "And once they complete that morning work, we go over it and then we begin our reading."Another busy day that helps make up a very busy year here at A. Dorothy Hains."When you see the kids when they first come in, a lot of them are barely writing or they're just writing a few s...
    Heather Poole's second graders may be just a few weeks away from the end of the year, but they have not lost their focus."They come in in the mornings and they have morning work that they're responsible for," she says. "And once they complete that morning work, we go over it and then we begin our reading."Another busy day that helps make up a very busy year here at A. Dorothy Hains."When you see the kids when they first come in, a lot of them are barely writing or they're just writing a few s...
  • Anti SPLOST Forces Start Sign Campaign

    Anti SPLOST Forces Start Sign Campaign

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 6:39 PM EDT2014-04-22 22:39:35 GMT
    Photo of Vote No Splost signsPhoto of Vote No Splost signs
     Forces opposed to the upcoming SPLOST referendum get a jump on the campaign.
     Forces opposed to the upcoming SPLOST referendum get a jump on the campaign.
  • Fort Gordon Master Fitness Trainers Help Revamp Soldiers' Exercises

    Fort Gordon Master Fitness Trainers Help Revamp Soldiers' Exercises

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 6:25 PM EDT2014-04-22 22:25:46 GMT
    Photo of Nicole Snyder working out with a U.S. Army Master Fitness TrainerPhoto of Nicole Snyder working out with a U.S. Army Master Fitness Trainer
    WJBF News Channel 6's Nicole Snyder got the chance to work out with some Master Fitness Trainers at Fort Gordon Tuesday to see how the Army's physical training program is evolving.
    WJBF News Channel 6's Nicole Snyder got the chance to work out with some Master Fitness Trainers at Fort Gordon Tuesday to see how the Army's physical training program is evolving.
  • CSRA Evening News Update: April 21, 2014

    CSRA Evening News Update: April 21, 2014

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 6:08 PM EDT2014-04-22 22:08:27 GMT
    Photo John Hart and Kimberely ScottPhoto John Hart and Kimberely Scott
    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.
  • Comcast Cares Day Held At The Wilson Family Y Tuesday

    Comcast Cares Day Held At The Wilson Family Y Tuesday

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 6:04 PM EDT2014-04-22 22:04:52 GMT
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    Some Comcast employees headed out to the Wilson YMCA Tuesday for their Comcast Cares Day.
    Some Comcast employees headed out to the Wilson YMCA Tuesday for their Comcast Cares Day.
  • Georgia gay rights group fights ban on same-sex marriage

    Georgia gay rights group fights ban on same-sex marriage

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 6:01 PM EDT2014-04-22 22:01:33 GMT
    A gay rights group has filed a federal lawsuit challenging Georgia's constitutional ban on same-sex marriages. Ge
    A gay rights group has filed a federal lawsuit challenging Georgia's constitutional ban on same-sex marriages. Ge
  • Ga. sheriff's deputy bitten by department drug dog

    Ga. sheriff's deputy bitten by department drug dog

    Sheriff's officials in northwest Georgia say one of the department's drug dogs bit a deputy on his face while he was trying to take a selfie.
    Sheriff's officials in northwest Georgia say one of the department's drug dogs bit a deputy on his face while he was trying to take a selfie.
  • CSRA Evening News Update: April 22, 2014

    CSRA Evening News Update: April 22, 2014

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 5:49 PM EDT2014-04-22 21:49:18 GMT
    Photo of Brad Means and Kimberely ScottPhoto of Brad Means and Kimberely Scott
    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.
  • 4 want to plead guilty in dog fighting probe

    4 want to plead guilty in dog fighting probe

    Four of the 14 people arrested in a multi-state dog fighting investigation have filed court papers saying they want to plead guilty.
    Four of the 14 people arrested in a multi-state dog fighting investigation have filed court papers saying they want to plead guilty.
  • UPDATED ON 6: Description Of 2nd Vehicle In Deadly Hit-And-Run Released

    UPDATED ON 6: Description Of 2nd Vehicle In Deadly Hit-And-Run Released

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 5:02 PM EDT2014-04-22 21:02:21 GMT
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    We now know the description of a second vehicle involved in a deadly April 12th hit-and-run in Augusta.
    We now know the description of a second vehicle involved in a deadly April 12th hit-and-run in Augusta.
  • UPDATED ON 6: Missing Burke County Teen Has Been Located

    UPDATED ON 6: Missing Burke County Teen Has Been Located

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 3:32 PM EDT2014-04-22 19:32:46 GMT
    Photo of Alivia "Nickey" Schramm (Credit: Burke County Sheriff's Office)Photo of Alivia "Nickey" Schramm (Credit: Burke County Sheriff's Office)
    The Burke County Sheriff’s Office needs help from you to help in locating a 14-year-old girl that reportedly ran away from her foster parent in Burke County Sunday.
    The Burke County Sheriff’s Office needs help from you to help in locating a 14-year-old girl that reportedly ran away from her foster parent in Burke County Sunday.
  • Ga. woman, 2 grandchildren drown in farm pond

    Ga. woman, 2 grandchildren drown in farm pond

    Authorities in northwest Georgia say a woman and her two grandchildren drowned on a farm in Catoosa County.
    Authorities in northwest Georgia say a woman and her two grandchildren drowned on a farm in Catoosa County.
  • Georgia offender arrested in Denver-area sex sting

    Georgia offender arrested in Denver-area sex sting

    Authorities say a convicted child molester from Georgia has been arrested in suburban Denver for trying to lure a teenage girl to have sex with him.
    Authorities say a convicted child molester from Georgia has been arrested in suburban Denver for trying to lure a teenage girl to have sex with him.
  • CSRA Mid-Afternoon News Update: April 22, 2014

    CSRA Mid-Afternoon News Update: April 22, 2014

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 1:47 PM EDT2014-04-22 17:47:50 GMT
    Photo of Mary Morrison and Chris KanePhoto of Mary Morrison and Chris Kane
    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.
  • Nearly 12,000 access Ga.'s new online voter system

    Nearly 12,000 access Ga.'s new online voter system

    State officials say nearly 12,000 people have taken advantage of Georgia's new online voter system, either registering for the upcoming May 20 primary or updating their information.
    State officials say nearly 12,000 people have taken advantage of Georgia's new online voter system, either registering for the upcoming May 20 primary or updating their information.
  • Lawsuit Filed to Fight Georgia Gay Marriage Ban

    Lawsuit Filed to Fight Georgia Gay Marriage Ban

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 1:13 PM EDT2014-04-22 17:13:50 GMT
    Georgia Ban on Gay Marriage Challenged in Federal CourtGeorgia Ban on Gay Marriage Challenged in Federal Court
    A gay rights group has filed a federal lawsuit in Atlanta challenging the state of Georgia's constitutional ban on same-sex marriages.
    A gay rights group has filed a federal lawsuit in Atlanta challenging the state of Georgia's constitutional ban on same-sex marriages.
  • Missing Lincolnton Woman Found Dead

    Missing Lincolnton Woman Found Dead

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 11:02 AM EDT2014-04-22 15:02:23 GMT
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    The body of a 72-year-old Lincoln County woman missing since Sunday, April 13th, has been found.
    The body of a 72-year-old Lincoln County woman missing since Sunday, April 13th, has been found.
  • Butt Bridge's Future Will Not Come At the Expense Of Its Past

    Butt Bridge's Future Will Not Come At the Expense Of Its Past

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 8:15 AM EDT2014-04-22 12:15:26 GMT
    Augusta Seal graphicAugusta Seal graphic
    Augusta leaders are celebrating the 100th anniversary of an Augusta landmark, the Butt Memorial Bridge, while plans are underway for it's next century. WJBF News Channel 6's George Eskola has the story.
    Augusta leaders are celebrating the 100th anniversary of an Augusta landmark, the Butt Memorial Bridge, while plans are underway for it's next century. WJBF News Channel 6's George Eskola has the story.
  • Police Searching For White Van After Georgia Mall Shooting

    Police Searching For White Van After Georgia Mall Shooting

    Police Searching For White Van After Georgia Mall Shooting

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 8:14 AM EDT2014-04-22 12:14:27 GMT
    MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) - Police were searching for a suspect after witnesses say a woman was shot in the eye during a gruesome scene at a suburban Atlanta mall. The Marietta Daily Journal reports that the gunman also fired a shot at a bystander who tried to help the woman shortly after 2 p.m. Monday in a parking lot at Cumberland Mall northwest of Atlanta. Police said the shooting happened during some type of confrontation between the man and the woman. The Marietta newspaper reports that the wom...
    MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) - Police were searching for a suspect after witnesses say a woman was shot in the eye during a gruesome scene at a suburban Atlanta mall. The Marietta Daily Journal reports that the gunman also fired a shot at a bystander who tried to help the woman shortly after 2 p.m. Monday in a parking lot at Cumberland Mall northwest of Atlanta. Police said the shooting happened during some type of confrontation between the man and the woman. The Marietta newspaper reports that the wom...
  • 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, April 22 2014 7:33 AM EDT2014-04-22 11:33:11 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.
  • CSRA Morning News Update: April 22, 2014

    CSRA Morning News Update: April 22, 2014

    CSRA Morning News Update: April 22, 2014

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 7:13 AM EDT2014-04-22 11:13:34 GMT
    WJBF News Channel 6's News Team has the news updates that affect the Georgia and South Carolina counties of the CSRA.
    WJBF News Channel 6's News Team has the news updates that affect the Georgia and South Carolina counties of the CSRA.
  • Fort Gordon Clears Confusion About New Missions, Growth

    Fort Gordon Clears Confusion About New Missions, Growth

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 6:16 AM EDT2014-04-22 10:16:30 GMT
    Fort Gordon wants to clear the air about the new growth expected at the post and its relation to the upcoming Cyber Command Mission.
    Fort Gordon wants to clear the air about the new growth expected at the post and its relation to the upcoming Cyber Command Mission.
  • Ga. School Scores

    Ga. School Scores

    Monday, April 21 2014 6:02 PM EDT2014-04-21 22:02:31 GMT
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    State education officials say Georgia's elementary and middle schools improved overall during the last two years.
    State education officials say Georgia's elementary and middle schools improved overall during the last two years.
  • Georgia Gun Bill Waiting on the Governor

    Georgia Gun Bill Waiting on the Governor

    Georgia Gun Bill Waiting on the Governor

    Monday, April 21 2014 5:15 PM EDT2014-04-21 21:15:02 GMT
    Georgia could soon have some of the nation's most relaxed gun laws if Governor Nathan Deal decides to sign theHouse Bill 60into law. It would allow people with carry permits to bring guns into bars, churches and even some government facilities. But in light of recent school shootings and other acts of violence, the bill has sparked heated debate. Some have even taken to calling the bill the "guns everywhere law" whi...
    Georgia could soon have some of the nation's most relaxed gun laws if Governor Nathan Deal decides to sign theHouse Bill 60into law. It would allow people with carry permits to bring guns into bars, churches and even some government facilities. But in light of recent school shootings and other acts of violence, the bill has sparked heated debate. Some have even taken to calling the bill the "guns everywhere law" whi...
  • Former Georgia State Senator Charles Walker Hospitalized

    Former Georgia State Senator Charles Walker Hospitalized

    Monday, April 21 2014 4:17 PM EDT2014-04-21 20:17:16 GMT
    Photo of former Georgia State Senator Charles WalkerPhoto of former Georgia State Senator Charles Walker
    Former Georgia State Senator Charles Walker is recovering at a local hospital after undergoing surgery.
    Former Georgia State Senator Charles Walker is recovering at a local hospital after undergoing surgery.
  • Georgia Releases 2 Years Of School Scores

    Georgia Releases 2 Years Of School Scores

    Monday, April 21 2014 3:41 PM EDT2014-04-21 19:41:52 GMT
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    State education officials say Georgia's elementary and middle schools improved overall during the last two years. But high schools on average are struggling to boost their students' performance.
    State education officials say Georgia's elementary and middle schools improved overall during the last two years. But high schools on average are struggling to boost their students' performance.
  • Shooting reported in parking lot of Atlanta mall

    Shooting reported in parking lot of Atlanta mall

    Police in suburban Atlanta say they're investigating a reported shooting in a mall's parking lot.
    Police in suburban Atlanta say they're investigating a reported shooting in a mall's parking lot.
  • CSRA Mid-Afternoon News Update: April 21, 2014

    CSRA Mid-Afternoon News Update: April 21, 2014

    Monday, April 21 2014 2:03 PM EDT2014-04-21 18:03:24 GMT
    Photo of Chris KanePhoto of Chris Kane
    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.
  • FBI: Seventh arrest made in NC kidnapping case

    FBI: Seventh arrest made in NC kidnapping case

    Federal authorities have tracked down another person charged in the kidnapping of a North Carolina prosecutor's father.
    Federal authorities have tracked down another person charged in the kidnapping of a North Carolina prosecutor's father.
  • Governor Nathan Deal: Programs Give Students Head Start, Create Skilled Workforce

    Governor Nathan Deal: Programs Give Students Head Start, Create Skilled Workforce

    Monday, April 21 2014 11:36 AM EDT2014-04-21 15:36:32 GMT
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    Monday, Governor Nathan Deal signed into law legislation creating work-based learning programs for Georgia high school students.
    Monday, Governor Nathan Deal signed into law legislation creating work-based learning programs for Georgia high school students.
  • CSRA Morning News Update: April 21, 2014

    CSRA Morning News Update: April 21, 2014

    CSRA Morning News Update: April 21, 2014

    Monday, April 21 2014 10:57 AM EDT2014-04-21 14:57:30 GMT
    Photo of Chris Kane and Ed BloodsworthPhoto of Chris Kane and Ed Bloodsworth
    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.
  • Atlanta Airport General Manager Finalists Named

    Atlanta Airport General Manager Finalists Named

    Atlanta Airport General Manager Finalists Named

    Monday, April 21 2014 9:04 AM EDT2014-04-21 13:04:49 GMT
    ATLANTA (AP) - Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed says three finalists have been selected in the search for a new general manager of the city's airport.
    ATLANTA (AP) - Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed says three finalists have been selected in the search for a new general manager of the city's airport.
  • 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, April 21 2014 7:26 AM EDT2014-04-21 11:26:42 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.
  • CSRA Evening News Update: April 20, 2014

    CSRA Evening News Update: April 20, 2014

    CSRA Evening News Update: April 20, 2014

    Sunday, April 20 2014 7:08 PM EDT2014-04-20 23:08:21 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.
  • Georgia man drowns

    Georgia man drowns

    Sunday, April 20 2014 8:17 AM EDT2014-04-20 12:17:39 GMT
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    Gainesville police Cpl. Kevin Holbrook said emergency crews were called to the docks at the Chattahoochee Country Club shortly before 10 p.m. Thursday.
    Gainesville police Cpl. Kevin Holbrook said emergency crews were called to the docks at the Chattahoochee Country Club shortly before 10 p.m. Thursday.
  • WJBF's Brad Means Hosts A Conversation With Augusta's Mayoral Candidates

    WJBF's Brad Means Hosts A Conversation With Augusta's Mayoral Candidates

    Saturday, April 19 2014 10:52 PM EDT2014-04-20 02:52:05 GMT
    Photo from WJBF News Channel 6's Conversation with Augusta's Mayoral CandidatesPhoto from WJBF News Channel 6's Conversation with Augusta's Mayoral Candidates
    Saturday evening, WJBF News Channel 6's Brad Means hosted a conversation with all five candidates vying to become the next mayor of Augusta. Click to view the segments online.
    Saturday evening, WJBF News Channel 6's Brad Means hosted a conversation with all five candidates vying to become the next mayor of Augusta. Click to view the segments online.
  • Georgia Company Recalls Chicken Tender Products

    Georgia Company Recalls Chicken Tender Products

    Saturday, April 19 2014 9:07 PM EDT2014-04-20 01:07:31 GMT
    Recall graphicRecall graphic
    A Georgia company has recalled nearly 24,000 pounds of fully cooked breaded chicken breast products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens.
    A Georgia company has recalled nearly 24,000 pounds of fully cooked breaded chicken breast products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens.
  • Funeral for Teen Hit By Car While Running from Dog

    Funeral for Teen Hit By Car While Running from Dog

    Saturday, April 19 2014 6:26 PM EDT2014-04-19 22:26:11 GMT
    News Channel 6's Deon Guillory talks to the family of a teen hit by a car and killed while running from a dog.
    News Channel 6's Deon Guillory talks to the family of a teen hit by a car and killed while running from a dog.
  • Update: Moped Accident Kills Rider

    Update: Moped Accident Kills Rider

    Saturday, April 19 2014 10:08 AM EDT2014-04-19 14:08:16 GMT
    A Friday afternoon accident at the intersection of Columbia and Bel Air Road sends one to the hospital. According to witnesses as the scene the accident involved a motorcycle and semi truck. Currently, only one lane of Columbia Road is open to thru traffic, News Channel 6 has a crew on the scene and will update this story when more information is available.
    A Friday afternoon accident at the intersection of Columbia and Bel Air Road sends one to the hospital. According to witnesses as the scene the accident involved a motorcycle and semi truck. Currently, only one lane of Columbia Road is open to thru traffic, News Channel 6 has a crew on the scene and will update this story when more information is available.
  • Alleluia Glory Run 5K Preview

    Alleluia Glory Run 5K Preview

    Alleluia Glory Run 5K Preview

    Saturday, April 19 2014 8:59 AM EDT2014-04-19 12:59:17 GMT
    Alleluia Glory Run 5K Assistant Race Director Amy Killips Parris chatted with WJBF News Channel Six Chris Kane about the upcoming race.When: Saturday, April 27thWhere: Norton Circle Registration Info: gloryrun.net
    Alleluia Glory Run 5K Assistant Race Director Amy Killips Parris chatted with WJBF News Channel Six Chris Kane about the upcoming race.When: Saturday, April 27thWhere: Norton Circle Registration Info: gloryrun.net
  • Family Seeks Help With Murder Mystery While Helping Others Deal With Crime

    Family Seeks Help With Murder Mystery While Helping Others Deal With Crime

    Friday, April 18 2014 5:40 PM EDT2014-04-18 21:40:39 GMT
    28-year old Travis Smith was shot in the stomach while he stood outside the Ridgeview Manor Apartment Complex in North Augusta on September 29th, 2012. Two men were seen running away from the complex after the shooting, but no onehas been arrested.As Dee Griffin reports, instead of getting bitter this family is using their loved ones death to make their community better.As the rain falls on Ridgeview Manor apartments in North Augusta, a cloud of questions loom over the complex where Travis Sm...
    28-year old Travis Smith was shot in the stomach while he stood outside the Ridgeview Manor Apartment Complex in North Augusta on September 29th, 2012. Two men were seen running away from the complex after the shooting, but no onehas been arrested.As Dee Griffin reports, instead of getting bitter this family is using their loved ones death to make their community better.As the rain falls on Ridgeview Manor apartments in North Augusta, a cloud of questions loom over the complex where Travis Sm...
  • 28 Pedestrians Struck In Richmond County So Far This Year

    28 Pedestrians Struck In Richmond County So Far This Year

    Friday, April 18 2014 5:32 PM EDT2014-04-18 21:32:02 GMT
    Because of the recent increase in pedestrian related accidents, the Richmond County Sheriff's Office is trying to raise awareness about crosswalk safety.
    Because of the recent increase in pedestrian related accidents, the Richmond County Sheriff's Office is trying to raise awareness about crosswalk safety.
  • 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, April 18 2014 7:34 AM EDT2014-04-18 11:34:10 GMT
    6 Things you need to know before you head out the door to start your day.
    6 Things you need to know before you head out the door to start your day.
  • CSRA Morning News Update: April 18, 2014

    CSRA Morning News Update: April 18, 2014

    CSRA Morning News Update: April 18, 2014

    Friday, April 18 2014 7:27 AM EDT2014-04-18 11:27:17 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.
  • First-Ever Georgia Lineman Appreciation Day Honors GA Power Crews

    First-Ever Georgia Lineman Appreciation Day Honors GA Power Crews

    Friday, April 18 2014 5:14 AM EDT2014-04-18 09:14:35 GMT
    Friday, April 18 has been declared Georgia Lineman Appreciation Day.In the recently-passed legislation, Georgia congress recognized power crews as “first responders during storms and other catastrophic events.”In February, power crews worked around the clock for nearly four full days to restore power to thousands of customers, but emergency restoration is just one example of the hard work utility crews perform day in and day out to keep our lights on.Georgia Power Distribution Supervisor Jere...
    Friday, April 18 has been declared Georgia Lineman Appreciation Day.In the recently-passed legislation, Georgia congress recognized power crews as “first responders during storms and other catastrophic events.”In February, power crews worked around the clock for nearly four full days to restore power to thousands of customers, but emergency restoration is just one example of the hard work utility crews perform day in and day out to keep our lights on.Georgia Power Distribution Supervisor Jere...
  • Encouraging More Girls To Play Golf

    Puttin' In Pearls: Women's Golf Tournament May 30th

    Puttin' In Pearls: Women's Golf Tournament May 30th

    Thursday, April 17 2014 11:41 PM EDT2014-04-18 03:41:08 GMT
    14-year-old Brette Bryant lines up a putt at First Tee of Augusta14-year-old Brette Bryant lines up a putt at First Tee of Augusta
    While the world watches celebrated men play golf in Augusta this week, a 9th grader is on a mission to promote golf for girls... through her second "Puttin' In Pearls" women's golf tournament.
    While the world watches celebrated men play golf in Augusta this week, a 9th grader is on a mission to promote golf for girls... through her second "Puttin' In Pearls" women's golf tournament.
  • More People Getting Jobs in Georgia

    More People Getting Jobs in Georgia

    Thursday, April 17 2014 8:43 PM EDT2014-04-18 00:43:26 GMT
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    State labor officials say Georgia's unemployment rate has dropped to 7 percent, the lowest rate since September 2008. The Georgia Department of Labor announced the new seasonally adjusted jobless rate on Thursday. The rate is down from 7.1 percent in February and 8.4 percent in March a year ago. State Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said the new number represents the ninth consecutive month that Georgia's unemployment rate has dropped. He said the rate went down because employers are creating ...
    State labor officials say Georgia's unemployment rate has dropped to 7 percent, the lowest rate since September 2008. The Georgia Department of Labor announced the new seasonally adjusted jobless rate on Thursday. The rate is down from 7.1 percent in February and 8.4 percent in March a year ago. State Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said the new number represents the ninth consecutive month that Georgia's unemployment rate has dropped. He said the rate went down because employers are creating ...
  • Sheriff Creates Safety Plan For Downtown Augusta

    Sheriff Creates Safety Plan For Downtown Augusta

    Thursday, April 17 2014 12:19 PM EDT2014-04-17 16:19:12 GMT
    There was a big announcement about downtown Augusta today. Richmond County Sheriff Richard Roundtree has created a new downtown safety initiative.
    There was a big announcement from downtown Augusta today. Richmond County Sheriff Richard Roundtree has created a new downtown safety initiative.
  • 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, April 17 2014 7:51 AM EDT2014-04-17 11:51:18 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.
  • Pedestrian Struck By Train

    Pedestrian Struck By Train

    Pedestrian Struck By Train

    Thursday, April 17 2014 7:44 AM EDT2014-04-17 11:44:45 GMT
    A pedestrian has been struck by a train in Burnettown, SC.
    A pedestrian has been struck by a train in Burnettown, SC.
  • CSRA Morning News Update: April 17, 2014

    CSRA Morning News Update: April 17, 2014

    CSRA Morning News Update: April 17, 2014

    Thursday, April 17 2014 7:15 AM EDT2014-04-17 11:15:38 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.
  • Woman Sentenced For Messing With Mammograms

    Woman Sentenced For Messing With Mammograms

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 8:55 PM EDT2014-04-17 00:55:07 GMT
    A Georgia woman is facing serious jail time after admitting to giving false mammogram results Prosecutors say 10 women were told their mammogram results were clear, when they were not. Jennifer Moulliet has the story.
    A Georgia woman is facing serious jail time after admitting to giving false mammogram results Prosecutors say 10 women were told their mammogram results were clear, when they were not. Jennifer Moulliet has the story.
  • 6 Investigates: Hephzibah Man Suing Auto Repair Shop

    6 Investigates: Hephzibah Man Suing Auto Repair Shop

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 7:04 PM EDT2014-04-16 23:04:47 GMT
    A Hephzibah man speaking out about a local auto repair shop. He says the shop overcharged him and kept his car longer than they told him they would have it. News Channel 6's Mike Miller investigates.
    A Hephzibah man speaking out about a local auto repair shop. He says the shop overcharged him and kept his car longer than they told him they would have it. News Channel 6's Mike Miller investigates.
  • Suspect Wanted In Connection To Two Weekend Richmond County Robberies

    Suspect Wanted In Connection To Two Weekend Richmond County Robberies

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 6:31 PM EDT2014-04-16 22:31:39 GMT
    Suspect in a weekend robbery at Waffle House on Mike Padgett HighwaySuspect in a weekend robbery at Waffle House on Mike Padgett Highway
    The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is looking for a suspect, they say, is connected to two robberies that happened over the weekend.
    The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is looking for a suspect, they say, is connected to two robberies that happened over the weekend.
  • CSRA Evening News Update: April 16, 2014

    CSRA Evening News Update: April 16, 2014

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 6:30 PM EDT2014-04-16 22:30:53 GMT
    Photo of Brad Means and Kimberely ScottPhoto of Brad Means and Kimberely Scott
    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.
  • Columbia County Commission Chair: Ron Cross vs. Jim Bartley

    Columbia County Commission Chair: Ron Cross vs. Jim Bartley

    Columbia County Commission Chair: Ron Cross vs. Jim Bartley

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 5:40 PM EDT2014-04-16 21:40:09 GMT
    The race for the Columbia County Commission Chair is heating up. Signs are out across the county for challenger Jim Bartley who is hoping to unseat incumbent Ron Cross. WJBF News Channel 6's Nicole Snyder has the story.
    The race for the Columbia County Commission Chair is heating up. Signs are out across the county for challenger Jim Bartley who is hoping to unseat incumbent Ron Cross. WJBF News Channel 6's Nicole Snyder has the story.
  • Water Woes Still Flowing at Apartment Complex

    Water Woes Still Flowing at Apartment Complex

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 5:34 PM EDT2014-04-16 21:34:20 GMT
    News Channel 6's Deon Guillory investigates more water woes for neighbors at an apartment complex
    News Channel 6's Deon Guillory investigates more water woes for neighbors at an apartment complex
  • Hephzibah High School Student Presents TB Symptoms, Testing To Be Done Next Week

    Hephzibah High School Student Presents TB Symptoms, Testing To Be Done Next Week

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 5:13 PM EDT2014-04-16 21:13:33 GMT
    Photo of the Hephzibah High School signPhoto of the Hephzibah High School sign
    Tuberculosis testing will be done for some Hephzibah High School student next week after a student presented TB symptoms.
    Tuberculosis testing will be done for some Hephzibah High School student next week after a student presented TB symptoms.
  • Georgia Board Of Regents Raises Tuition For Majority Of Georgia Colleges, Universities

    Georgia Board Of Regents Raises Tuition For Majority Of Georgia Colleges, Universities

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 3:36 PM EDT2014-04-16 19:36:07 GMT
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    The University System of Georgia Board of Regents has announced a tuition increase for the majority of colleges and universities in the system.
    The University System of Georgia Board of Regents has announced a tuition increase for the majority of colleges and universities in the system.
  • WJBF LIVE Vipir 6 Weather App Now Available For Apple Devices

    WJBF LIVE Vipir 6 Weather App Now Available For Apple Devices

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 2:18 PM EDT2014-04-16 18:18:50 GMT
    Screenshot images of the new WJBF LIVE Vipir 6 Weather appScreenshot images of the new WJBF LIVE Vipir 6 Weather app
    If you own an Apple device, such as an iPhone or iPad, you can now download our free WJBF LIVE Vipir 6 Weather app, which was launched in the App Store Wednesday.
    If you own an Apple device, such as an iPhone or iPad, you can now download our free WJBF LIVE Vipir 6 Weather app, which was launched in the App Store Wednesday.
  • CSRA Mid-Afternoon News Update: April 16, 2014

    CSRA Mid-Afternoon News Update: April 16, 2014

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 1:59 PM EDT2014-04-16 17:59:24 GMT
    Photo of Mary Morrison and Chris KanePhoto of Mary Morrison and Chris Kane
    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.
  • PHOTOS: Friends, Kids With Trooper Terry

    PHOTOS: Friends, Kids With Trooper Terry

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 11:47 AM EDT2014-04-16 15:47:50 GMT
    Photo of Trooper Terry and a child from his television showPhoto of Trooper Terry and a child from his television show
    We are compiling photos you may have of you, your family, or your friends with our beloved "Trooper Terry" Sams.
    We are compiling photos you may have of you, your family, or your friends with our beloved "Trooper Terry" Sams.
  • Woman Reported Missing In Richmond County

    Woman Reported Missing In Richmond County

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 11:06 AM EDT2014-04-16 15:06:16 GMT
    Photo of Amber Gabrielle Smith (Credit: Richmond County Sheriff's Office)Photo of Amber Gabrielle Smith (Credit: Richmond County Sheriff's Office)
    The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is asking for help from the public in located a woman who has been missing for nearly one month.
    The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is asking for help from the public in located a woman who has been missing for nearly one month.
  • Food Bank Law Helps Save Dough

    Food Bank Law Helps Save Dough

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 9:12 AM EDT2014-04-16 13:12:57 GMT
    A new Georgia law will help put food on more tables. House Bill 958 provides a sales tax exemption to the state's seven food banks. WJBF News Channel 6's Renetta DuBose has the story.
    A new Georgia law will help put food on more tables. House Bill 958 provides a sales tax exemption to the state's seven food banks. WJBF News Channel 6's Renetta DuBose has the story.

  • Motorcycle Accident Leaves One Person Dead

    Motorcycle Accident Leaves One Person Dead

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 8:23 AM EDT2014-04-16 12:23:24 GMT
    Deadly Motorcycle Crash graphicDeadly Motorcycle Crash graphic
    The Richmond County Coroner has identified the man who was killed in a deadly motorcycle accident.
    The Richmond County Coroner has identified the man who was killed in a deadly motorcycle accident.
  • CSRA Morning News Update: April 16, 2014

    CSRA Morning News Update: April 16, 2014

    CSRA Morning News Update: April 16, 2014

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 7:40 AM EDT2014-04-16 11:40:03 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 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, April 16 2014 7:32 AM EDT2014-04-16 11:32:06 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.
  • Purple Up Day Honors Military Children

    Purple Up Day Honors Military Children

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 10:32 PM EDT2014-04-16 02:32:53 GMT
    Fort Gordon celebrated Purple Up Day Tuesday, April 15th. April marks national "Month of the Military Child," a time to honor and celebrate military-connected children and youth.
    Fort Gordon celebrated Purple Up Day Tuesday, April 15th. April marks national "Month of the Military Child," a time to honor and celebrate military-connected children and youth.
  • Richmond County BOE Wants Your Input On Next Leader

    Richmond County BOE Wants Your Input On Next Leader

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 7:03 PM EDT2014-04-15 23:03:08 GMT
    Richmond county School System Logo graphicRichmond county School System Logo graphic
    The Richmond County Board of Education is using an online survey to get input on the next superintendent. WJBF News Channel 6's Deon Guillory has the story.
    The Richmond County Board of Education is using an online survey to get input on the next superintendent. WJBF News Channel 6's Deon Guillory has the story.
  • Engineering Department’s SPLOST Plans Voted Down

    Augusta Engineering Department’s SPLOST Plans Voted Down

    Augusta Engineering Department’s SPLOST Plans Voted Down

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 6:43 PM EDT2014-04-15 22:43:17 GMT
    The Augusta Engineering Department's plans to spend its SPLOST allotment, approved earlier this year, was voted down by the Augusta Commission Tuesday evening. WJBF News Channel 6's Nicole Snyder has the story.
    The Augusta Engineering Department's plans to spend its SPLOST allotment, approved earlier this year, was voted down by the Augusta Commission Tuesday evening. WJBF News Channel 6's Nicole Snyder has the story.
  • Augusta Procurement Department Director's Raise On Hold For Now

    Augusta Procurement Department Director's Raise On Hold For Now

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 6:26 PM EDT2014-04-15 22:26:31 GMT
    Photo of Augusta Procurement Department director Geri Sams (center)Photo of Augusta Procurement Department director Geri Sams (center)
    Augusta's Procurement Department director will have to wait even longer to see if she gets a raise or not.
    Augusta's Procurement Department director will have to wait even longer to see if she gets a raise or not.
  • CSRA Evening News Update: April 15, 2014

    CSRA Evening News Update: April 15, 2014

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 6:25 PM EDT2014-04-15 22:25:28 GMT
    Photo of Brad Means and Jennie MontgomeryPhoto of Brad Means and Jennie Montgomery
    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.
  • Downtown Augusta Utilities Department Customer Service Office Closed

    Downtown Augusta Utilities Department Customer Service Office Closed

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 6:06 PM EDT2014-04-15 22:06:52 GMT
    Augusta Seal graphicAugusta Seal graphic
    The Downtown Customer Service Office for Augusta Utilities that is currently located in the Augusta Municipal Building will be closed Wednesday April 16th through Friday, April 18th.
    The Downtown Customer Service Office for Augusta Utilities that is currently located in the Augusta Municipal Building will be closed Wednesday April 16th through Friday, April 18th.
  • UPDATED ON 6: Memorial Fund Set Up For Family Of Teen Killed After Being Hit By Car

    UPDATED ON 6: Memorial Fund Set Up For Family Of Teen Killed After Being Hit By Car

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 5:57 PM EDT2014-04-15 21:57:22 GMT
    Death Investigation graphicDeath Investigation graphic
    WJBF News Channel 6 has learned a 13-year-old boy has died after being struck by a vehicle on Milledgeville Road while reportedly running from a dog.
    WJBF News Channel 6 has learned a 13-year-old boy has died after being struck by a vehicle on Milledgeville Road while reportedly running from a dog.
  • Governor Deal Signs Bill Extending Tax-Free Holiday Weekends

    Governor Deal Signs Bill Extending Tax-Free Holiday Weekends

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 5:35 PM EDT2014-04-15 21:35:56 GMT
    Nathan Deal graphicNathan Deal graphic
    Monday, Governor Nathan Deal signed House Bill 958, legislation that will extend the statewide back-to-school tax-free holiday and ENERGY STAR and WaterSense appliance tax-free holiday weekends for an additional two years.
    Monday, Governor Nathan Deal signed House Bill 958, legislation that will extend the statewide back-to-school tax-free holiday and ENERGY STAR and WaterSense appliance tax-free holiday weekends for an additional two years.
  • Teen Struck By Vehicle Sunday In Augusta

    Teen Struck By Vehicle Sunday In Augusta

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 5:26 PM EDT2014-04-15 21:26:46 GMT
    Developing On 6 graphicDeveloping On 6 graphic
    A 15-year-old boy was struck by a vehicle Sunday afternoon at the intersection of Laney Walker Boulevard and Cecelia Street.
    A 15-year-old boy was struck by a vehicle Sunday afternoon at the intersection of Laney Walker Boulevard and Cecelia Street.
  • Governor Deal Signs Bills Assisting Veterans, Military Families

    Governor Deal Signs Bills Assisting Veterans, Military Families

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 5:08 PM EDT2014-04-15 21:08:15 GMT
    Nathan Deal graphicNathan Deal graphic
    Tuesday, Governor Nathan Deal signed into law legislation that allows any court with jurisdiction over criminal cases to establish veterans court divisions (Senate Bill 320).
    Tuesday, Governor Nathan Deal signed into law legislation that allows any court with jurisdiction over criminal cases to establish veterans court divisions (Senate Bill 320).
  • Governor Nathan Deal Ensures Teachers Have Say On Health Insurance Plans

    Governor Nathan Deal Ensures Teachers Have Say On Health Insurance Plans

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 4:49 PM EDT2014-04-15 20:49:13 GMT
    Nathan Deal graphicNathan Deal graphic
    Tuesday, Governor Nathan Deal signed an executive order that requires the Department of Community Health to include a teacher representative in the State Health Benefit Plan invitation for proposals process.
    Tuesday, Governor Nathan Deal signed an executive order that requires the Department of Community Health to include a teacher representative in the State Health Benefit Plan invitation for proposals process.
  • Woman Burned In Deadly Augusta Fire Has Died

    Woman Burned In Deadly Augusta Fire Has Died

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 4:27 PM EDT2014-04-15 20:27:45 GMT
    Map of the location of a deadly April 4th fire in AugustaMap of the location of a deadly April 4th fire in Augusta
    A Richmond County woman critically injured in a house fire April 4th has died.
    A Richmond County woman critically injured in a house fire April 4th has died.
  • UPDATED ON 6: Traffic Moving Again After Tuesday Morning Tractor-Trailer Crash In Burke County

    UPDATED ON 6: Traffic Moving Again After Tuesday Morning Tractor-Trailer Crash In Burke County

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 3:44 PM EDT2014-04-15 19:44:06 GMT
    Photo of an overturned tractor-trailer on Highway 23 in Burke CountyPhoto of an overturned tractor-trailer on Highway 23 in Burke County
    Traffic is moving again on Highway 23 in Burke County after a tractor-trailer flipped over and blocked traffic in both directions on the roadway.
    Traffic is moving again on Highway 23 in Burke County after a tractor-trailer flipped over and blocked traffic in both directions on the roadway.
  • Richmond County BOE Wants Parent Input On Next School Superintendent

    Richmond County BOE Wants Parent Input On Next School Superintendent

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 3:22 PM EDT2014-04-15 19:22:01 GMT
    Richmond county School System Logo graphicRichmond county School System Logo graphic
    If you are a parent of a Richmond County school student, the Richmond County Board of Education wants you input on the next school superintendent.
    If you are a parent of a Richmond County school student, the Richmond County Board of Education wants you input on the next school superintendent.
  • Fans Remember The "Trooper Terry Show"

    Fans Remember The "Trooper Terry Show"

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 3:10 PM EDT2014-04-15 19:10:31 GMT
    Photo of Terry "Trooper Terry" Sams on the "Trooper Terry Show"Photo of Terry "Trooper Terry" Sams on the "Trooper Terry Show"
    Countless children grew up here in the CSRA with the "Trooper Terry Show", which ran right here on WJBF for 20 years.WJBF News Channel 6 talked to some CSRA residents about the memories of the show.
    Countless children grew up here in the CSRA with the "Trooper Terry Show", which ran right here on WJBF for 20 years.WJBF News Channel 6 talked to some CSRA residents about the memories of the show.
  • CSRA Mid-Afternoon News Update: April 15, 2014

    CSRA Mid-Afternoon News Update: April 15, 2014

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 3:08 PM EDT2014-04-15 19:08:21 GMT
    Photo of Mary Morrison and Chris KanePhoto of Mary Morrison and Chris Kane
    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.
  • PHOTOS: Thousands Of Kids Take Part In Easter Egg Scramble

    PHOTOS: Thousands Of Kids Take Part In Easter Egg Scramble

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 3:07 PM EDT2014-04-15 19:07:03 GMT
    Photo from the Columbia County Easter Egg ScramblePhoto from the Columbia County Easter Egg Scramble
    WJBF News Channel 6 and their Children First partner, Bridgestone, took part in Columbia County’s Easter Egg Scramble last Saturday, April 12th.
    WJBF News Channel 6 and their Children First partner, Bridgestone, took part in Columbia County’s Easter Egg Scramble last Saturday, April 12th.
  • Masters Champ Bubba Watson Tweets Post Tournament Selfie

    Masters Champ Bubba Watson Tweets Post Tournament Selfie

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 2:24 PM EDT2014-04-15 18:24:49 GMT
    Twitter fans in the CSRA shared in the excitement after the 2014 Masters Champion tweeted a selfie from Waffle House before leaving Augusta. WJBF News Channel 6's Renetta DuBose has the story.
    Twitter fans in the CSRA shared in the excitement after the 2014 Masters Champion tweeted a selfie from Waffle House before leaving Augusta. WJBF News Channel 6's Renetta DuBose has the story.
  • Man Who Never Served Prison Sentence on Clerical Error Awaits Fate

    Man Who Never Served Prison Sentence on Clerical Error Awaits Fate

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 10:26 AM EDT2014-04-15 14:26:51 GMT
    Cornealious “Mike” Anderson has not served his 13-year-prision sentence due to a 'clerical error.'Cornealious “Mike” Anderson has not served his 13-year-prision sentence due to a 'clerical error.'
    (NBC News)- A Missouri man who avoided a 13-year jail sentence because of what state officials called a clerical error will learn Tuesday if he will have to keep fighting to avoid being incarcerated. In
    A Missouri man who avoided a 13-year jail sentence because of what state officials called a clerical error will learn Tuesday if he will have to keep fighting to avoid being incarcerated.
  • It's April 15: Here Are Your Last Minute Tax Tips

    It's April 15: Here Are Your Last Minute Tax Tips

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 7:54 AM EDT2014-04-15 11:54:19 GMT
    It's that time. Individual tax returns must be postmarked or filed electronically by tonight.
    It's that time. Individual tax returns must be postmarked or filed electronically by tonight.
  • 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, April 15 2014 7:40 AM EDT2014-04-15 11:40:12 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.
  • CSRA Morning News Update: April 15, 2014

    CSRA Morning News Update: April 15, 2014

    CSRA Morning News Update: April 15, 2014

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 7:31 AM EDT2014-04-15 11:31:07 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
  • Porsche's New Facility Is Bringing New Jobs To Atlanta

    Porsche's New Facility Is Bringing New Jobs To Atlanta

    Porsche's New Facility Is Bringing New Jobs To Atlanta

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 7:11 AM EDT2014-04-15 11:11:33 GMT
    Jobs graphicJobs graphic
    Construction on Porsche's new 100 million dollar facility is bringing many new jobs to Atlanta.
    Construction on Porsche's new 100 million dollar facility is bringing many new jobs to Atlanta.
  • Lancaster man dies after hit, dragged by car

    Lancaster man dies after hit, dragged by car

    A Lancaster County man has died after authorities say he was hit by a car and then dragged underneath it.
    A Lancaster County man has died after authorities say he was hit by a car and then dragged underneath it.
  • Habitat for Humanity hampered by gunfire, crime

    Habitat for Humanity hampered by gunfire, crime

    A Habitat for Humanity official says that gunfire and gang graffiti are hurting the nonprofit's efforts to build homes for people in a central Georgia city.
    A Habitat for Humanity official says that gunfire and gang graffiti are hurting the nonprofit's efforts to build homes for people in a central Georgia city.
  • Georgia extends tax free weekend

    Georgia extends tax free weekend

    Monday, April 14 2014 5:21 PM EDT2014-04-14 21:21:24 GMT
    Dollar Sign Money graphicDollar Sign Money graphic
    Georgians can count on at least two more years of tax-free shopping holidays for school items and energy-efficient appliances. 
    Georgians can count on at least two more years of tax-free shopping holidays for school items and energy-efficient appliances. 
  • Deadly Shooting In Waynesboro

    Deadly Shooting In Waynesboro

    Deadly Shooting In Waynesboro

    Monday, April 14 2014 8:19 AM EDT2014-04-14 12:19:01 GMT
    Shooting Investigation graphicShooting Investigation graphic
    One person is dead following an early morning shooting in Waynesboro, Georgia. The shooting took place just before 2 A.M. on 11th and Liberty street. Details are limited at this tim, but count on News Channel Six to update you as we get more information. GBI is assisting local authorities with the investigation.
    One person is dead following an early morning shooting in Waynesboro, Georgia. The shooting took place just before 2 A.M. on 11th and Liberty street. Details are limited at this tim, but count on News Channel Six to update you as we get more information. GBI is assisting local authorities with the investigation.
  • Good Morning Augusta A-Block For April 14, 2014

    Good Morning Augusta A-Block For April 14, 2014

    Good Morning Augusta A-Block For April 14, 2014

    Monday, April 14 2014 7:59 AM EDT2014-04-14 11:59:12 GMT
    Chris Kane, Dee Griffin And Ed Bloodsworth Brings The CSRA Good Morning Augusta's Top Stories For April 14, 2014
    Chris Kane, Dee Griffin And Ed Bloodsworth Brings The CSRA Good Morning Augusta's Top Stories For April 14, 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

    Monday, April 14 2014 7:41 AM EDT2014-04-14 11:41:29 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.
  • Masters Report 2014 Sunday: Segment 1

    Masters Report 2014 Sunday: Segment 1

    Monday, April 14 2014 2:21 AM EDT2014-04-14 06:21:16 GMT
    Phot of the names atop the final 2014 Masters leaderboardPhot of the names atop the final 2014 Masters leaderboard
    Matt Zahn and Tom Wylie take a look at the final leaderboard of the 2014 Masters.
    Matt Zahn and Tom Wylie take a look at the final leaderboard of the 2014 Masters.
  • Masters Report 2014 Sunday: Segment 2

    Masters Report 2014 Sunday: Segment 2

    Monday, April 14 2014 2:20 AM EDT2014-04-14 06:20:23 GMT
    Photo of 2014 Masters champion Bubba Watson in his Green JacketPhoto of 2014 Masters champion Bubba Watson in his Green Jacket
    We hear from 2013 Masters champion Adam Scott, and Matt Zahn and Tom Wylie take a look at Bubba Watson' Green Jacket ceremony.
    We hear from 2013 Masters champion Adam Scott, and Matt Zahn and Tom Wylie take a look at Bubba Watson' Green Jacket ceremony.
  • Masters Report 2014 Sunday: Segment 3

    Masters Report 2014 Sunday: Segment 3

    Monday, April 14 2014 2:17 AM EDT2014-04-14 06:17:00 GMT
    Photo of a Masters TweetPhoto of a Masters Tweet
    We take a look at some Masters tweets, and we hear from the two that tied for second place: Jordan Spieth and Jonas Blixt.
    We take a look at some Masters tweets, and we hear from the two that tied for second place: Jordan Spieth and Jonas Blixt.
  • Masters Report 2014 Sunday: Segment 4

    Masters Report 2014 Sunday: Segment 4

    Monday, April 14 2014 2:15 AM EDT2014-04-14 06:15:22 GMT
    Photo of Augusta native and former Masters champion Larry MizePhoto of Augusta native and former Masters champion Larry Mize
    We hear from Augusta native and former Masters champion Larry Mize, as well as Miguel Angel Jimenez and Rickie Fowler.
    We hear from Augusta native and former Masters champion Larry Mize, as well as Miguel Angel Jimenez and Rickie Fowler.
  • Masters Report 2014 Sunday: Segment 5

    Masters Report 2014 Sunday: Segment 5

    Monday, April 14 2014 2:12 AM EDT2014-04-14 06:12:45 GMT
    Photo of how the Masters Report crew's picks to win the 2014 Masters faredPhoto of how the Masters Report crew's picks to win the 2014 Masters fared
    We take a look at how our Masters Report crew's predictions fared in the 2014 Masters.
    We take a look at how our Masters Report crew's predictions fared in the 2014 Masters.
  • Bubba Watson Wins Second Green Jacket

    Bubba Watson Wins Second Green Jacket

    Monday, April 14 2014 1:49 AM EDT2014-04-14 05:49:32 GMT
    Photo of 2014 Masters champion Bubba Watson in his Green JacketPhoto of 2014 Masters champion Bubba Watson in his Green Jacket
    Bubba Watson has won his second Masters championship. He also won a Green Jacket in 2012.
    Bubba Watson has won his second Masters championship. He also won a Green Jacket in 2012.
  • CSRA 11:00 P.M. Evening News Update: April 13, 2014

    CSRA 11:00 P.M. Evening News Update: April 13, 2014

    Monday, April 14 2014 1:13 AM EDT2014-04-14 05:13:26 GMT
    Photo of Mike MillerPhoto of Mike Miller
    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.
  • Bubba Watson wins another green jacket at Augusta

    Bubba Watson wins another green jacket at Augusta

    Bubba Watson is going for his second green jacket. Jordan Spieth is trying to become the youngest major champion in 83 years. Plenty of others are in the mix.
    One of golf's most exciting players squeezed most of the drama out of the Masters on Sunday. That's just fine with Bubba Watson.
  • CSRA 6:00 P.M. Evening News Update: April 13, 2014

    CSRA 6:00 P.M. Evening News Update: April 13, 2014

    Sunday, April 13 2014 8:16 PM EDT2014-04-14 00:16:47 GMT
    Photo of Mike MillerPhoto of Mike Miller
    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.
  • Patrons Reflect On Masters Week 2014 Before Heading Home

    Patrons Reflect On Masters Week 2014 Before Heading Home

    Sunday, April 13 2014 7:30 PM EDT2014-04-13 23:30:12 GMT
    Photo of Masters patrons packing up to head out of townPhoto of Masters patrons packing up to head out of town
    As Masters Week comes to an end, patrons set their sights on the course one last time before the gates close. WJBF News Channel 6's Nicole Snyder has the story.
    As Masters Week comes to an end, patrons set their sights on the course one last time before the gates close. WJBF News Channel 6's Nicole Snyder has the story.
  • Masters to distribute $9M in prize money

    Masters to distribute $9M in prize money

    Caroline Wozniacki is back to blonde.
    The Masters will distribute a record $9 million in prize money.
  • No cellphone, no problem at tradition-rich Masters

    No cellphone, no problem at tradition-rich Masters

    No cellphones. No video screens. No electronic scoreboards.
    No cellphones. No video screens. No electronic scoreboards.
  • 3 People Arrested After Augusta Methamphetamine Lab Bust

    3 People Arrested After Augusta Methamphetamine Lab Bust

    Sunday, April 13 2014 5:43 PM EDT2014-04-13 21:43:30 GMT
    Drug Bust graphicDrug Bust graphic
    Three people were taken into custody Saturday after a methamphetamine lab bust in Augusta.
    Three people were taken into custody Saturday after a methamphetamine lab bust in Augusta.
  • Gov. Deal signs prisoner re-entry bill into law

    Gov. Deal signs prisoner re-entry bill into law

    Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal has signed a bill into law intended to reduce recidivism and help prisoners successfully re-enter society.
    Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal has signed a bill into law intended to reduce recidivism and help prisoners successfully re-enter society.
  • How SC students will be tested next year unknown

    How SC students will be tested next year unknown

    A years-long effort by state officials to help create South Carolina's next high-stakes tests for public schools may become moot, leaving uncertain how students will be tested next spring.
    A years-long effort by state officials to help create South Carolina's next high-stakes tests for public schools may become moot, leaving uncertain how students will be tested next spring.
  • Man dies after boat overturns on Georgia lake

    Man dies after boat overturns on Georgia lake

    Authorities say a man has died after his boat overturned in a middle Georgia lake.
    Authorities say a man has died after his boat overturned in a middle Georgia lake.
  • Deadly police shooting at Georgia Walmart

    Deadly police shooting at Georgia Walmart

    Sunday, April 13 2014 8:24 AM EDT2014-04-13 12:24:27 GMT
    Police Involved Shooting graphicPolice Involved Shooting graphic
    State law officers are investigating after one person was killed in a shooting that involved a police officer in the north Georgia town of Woodstock.
    State law officers are investigating after one person was killed in a shooting that involved a police officer in the north Georgia town of Woodstock.
  • DOT expects more political signs, warns of dangers

    DOT expects more political signs, warns of dangers

    State transportation officials say they expect the number of political signs to increase as elections near, and they are reminding Georgians that it's illegal to place the signs in the right of way of the state...
    State transportation officials say they expect the number of political signs to increase as elections near, and they are reminding Georgians that it's illegal to place the signs in the right of way of the state highway...
  • Ga. museum to open early Tuesday for lunar eclipse

    Ga. museum to open early Tuesday for lunar eclipse

    A north Georgia science museum will open during the very early morning hours Tuesday to coincide with a lunar eclipse.
    A north Georgia science museum will open during the very early morning hours Tuesday to coincide with a lunar eclipse.
  • Ga church displaced by fire returning home

    Ga church displaced by fire returning home

    A Georgia church that lost its sanctuary in a fire is returning home a year later.
    A Georgia church that lost its sanctuary in a fire is returning home a year later.
  • Masters Report 2014 Saturday: Segment 1

    Masters Report 2014 Saturday: Segment 1

    Sunday, April 13 2014 1:30 AM EDT2014-04-13 05:30:47 GMT
    Photo of the names at the top of the 2014 Masters leaderboard after 3 roundsPhoto of the names at the top of the 2014 Masters leaderboard after 3 rounds
    Matt Zahn and Tom Wylie take a look at who is sitting at or near the top of the Masters leaderboard after the first two rounds.
    Matt Zahn and Tom Wylie take a look at who is sitting at or near the top of the Masters leaderboard after the first two rounds.
  • Masters Report 2014 Saturday: Segment 2

    Masters Report 2014 Saturday: Segment 2

    Sunday, April 13 2014 1:25 AM EDT2014-04-13 05:25:56 GMT
    Photo of 54 hole leaders and those that won the MastersPhoto of 54 hole leaders and those that won the Masters
    Matt Zahn and Tom Wylie talk about co-leaders Bubba Watson and Jordan Spieth, and the others who are lurking right behind them on the leaderboard.
    Matt Zahn and Tom Wylie talk about co-leaders Bubba Watson and Jordan Spieth, and the others who are lurking right behind them on the leaderboard.
  • Masters Report 2014 Saturday: Segment 3

    Masters Report 2014 Saturday: Segment 3

    Sunday, April 13 2014 1:21 AM EDT2014-04-13 05:21:58 GMT
    Photo of Miguel Angel JimenezPhoto of Miguel Angel Jimenez
    The "Most Interesting Golfer In The World" Miguel Angel Jimenez makes it interesting on the Masters leaderboard.
    The "Most Interesting Golfer In The World" Miguel Angel Jimenez makes it interesting on the Masters leaderboard.
  • Masters Report 2014 Saturday: Segment 4

    Masters Report 2014 Saturday: Segment 4

    Sunday, April 13 2014 1:13 AM EDT2014-04-13 05:13:49 GMT
    Photo of former Masters champion Larry MizePhoto of former Masters champion Larry Mize
    Matt Zahn and Tom Wylie talk about Augusta native Larry Mize starting first Sunday morning, Brad Means has the story of the marker that will be playing with Mize.
    Matt Zahn and Tom Wylie talk about Augusta native Larry Mize starting first Sunday morning, Brad Means has the story of the marker that will be playing with Mize.
  • Masters Report 2014 Saturday: Segment 5

    Masters Report 2014 Saturday: Segment 5

    Sunday, April 13 2014 1:09 AM EDT2014-04-13 05:09:26 GMT
    Photo of Matt Zahn and Tom WyliePhoto of Matt Zahn and Tom Wylie
    Matt Zahn and Tom Wylie give an update on how the Masters Report crew's picks to win this year's tournament are faring.
    Matt Zahn and Tom Wylie give an update on how the Masters Report crew's picks to win this year's tournament are faring.
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