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  • Multiple Sexual Assault Survivor, Community Take Back the Night

    Multiple Sexual Assault Survivor, Community Take Back the Night

    Thursday, April 24 2014 11:48 PM EDT2014-04-25 03:48:05 GMT
    Vivid reminders encouraging victims of sexual assault to take a stand surrounded the campus of Georgia Regents University. The 18th Annual Take Back The Night rally featured the Clothesline Project and Jeans for Justice.
    Vivid reminders encouraging victims of sexual assault to take a stand surrounded the campus of Georgia Regents University. The 18th Annual Take Back The Night rally featured the Clothesline Project and Jeans for Justice.
  • Schools, Health Admins Ponder Required TB Testing

    Schools, Health Admins Ponder Required TB Testing

    Thursday, April 24 2014 11:34 PM EDT2014-04-25 03:34:00 GMT
    With tuberculosis rearing its ugly head at four different Richmond County high schools in the past year and a half, News Channel 6 thought it was important to ask administrators of the school and health districts about the possibility of testing students before classes start and requiring TB testing every year.
    With tuberculosis rearing its ugly head at four different Richmond County high schools in the past year and a half, News Channel 6 thought it was important to ask administrators of the school and health districts about the possibility of testing students before classes start and requiring TB testing every year.
  • 615 jobs in North Augusta

    Medac brings $12 million Dollar investment to North Augusta

    Medac brings $12 million Dollar investment to North Augusta

    Thursday, April 24 2014 11:09 PM EDT2014-04-25 03:09:06 GMT
    Fort Discovery stands empty now, but at one time this building was thriving with businesses....however one opportunity to unlocking the door for new industry......ended up on the other side of the Savannah River. Now along with the possibility of a new baseball stadium, North Augusta will be home to yet another development. medac is moving its company headquarters to the palmetto states river front. Bijon Memar,with Medac Inc.,"we've been looking for a place for 10 years and we've gone down t...
    Fort Discovery stands empty now, but at one time this building was thriving with businesses....however one opportunity to unlocking the door for new industry......ended up on the other side of the Savannah River. Now along with the possibility of a new baseball stadium, North Augusta will be home to yet another development. medac is moving its company headquarters to the palmetto states river front. Bijon Memar,with Medac Inc.,"we've been looking for a place for 10 years and we've gone down t...
  • Celebrating Birthdays and Derby Day at the Augusta Training Shop

    Celebrating Birthdays and Derby Day at the Augusta Training Shop

    Thursday, April 24 2014 8:26 PM EDT2014-04-25 00:26:37 GMT
    Happy Birthday, Miss Bobbie!Happy Birthday, Miss Bobbie!
    It looks like any other repair shop from the outside... but once you walk through the doors of the Augusta Training Shop, on Jenkins Street, you get the sense that this place restores more than old furniture.
    It looks like any other repair shop from the outside... but once you walk through the doors of the Augusta Training Shop, on Jenkins Street, you get the sense that this place restores more than old furniture.
  • 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...
  • Medac Inc. Chooses North Augusta Over Fort Discovery For New Headquarters

    Medac Inc. Chooses North Augusta Over Fort Discovery For New Headquarters

    Thursday, April 24 2014 5:04 PM EDT2014-04-24 21:04:05 GMT
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    Medac Inc., a provider of revenue cycle and practice management services and information products to anesthesia-related healthcare providers, plans to establish the company’s headquarters in Aiken County.
    Medac Inc., a provider of revenue cycle and practice management services and information products to anesthesia-related healthcare providers, plans to establish the company’s headquarters in Aiken County.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Former Butler HS Parent Feels Hephzibah's TB Woes

    Former Butler HS Parent Feels Hephzibah's TB Woes

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 10:52 PM EDT2014-04-24 02:52:11 GMT
    Students and staff in one Richmond County school heard the results of whether they were exposed to tuberculosis. East Central Health District officials began testing Hephzibah Comprehensive High School students and staff Monday after learning about one student who tested positive for TB a few weeks ago. 
    Students and staff in one Richmond County school heard the results of whether they were exposed to tuberculosis. East Central Health District officials began testing Hephzibah Comprehensive High School students and staff Monday after learning about one student who tested positive for TB a few weeks ago. 
  • 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...
  • Big Honor for Auto Dealer

    Big Honor for Auto Dealer

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 9:31 PM EDT2014-04-24 01:31:37 GMT
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    A local dealership received a very prestigious award Wednesday.Gerald Jones Honda received the President's Award -- for its dedication and commitment to its customers.Honda's president hands out the recognition to only 15% of the company's dealerships in the U-S.
    A local dealership received a very prestigious award Wednesday.Gerald Jones Honda received the President's Award -- for its dedication and commitment to its customers.Honda's president hands out the recognition to only 15% of the company's dealerships in the U-S.
  • Celebrating 4 Decades of Community Improvement

    Celebrating 4 Decades of Community Improvement

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 9:27 PM EDT2014-04-24 01:27:04 GMT
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    This week the C-S-R-A is celebrating the 40th anniversary of the community development block grant program. The funding from the grant program helps people with lower-incomes with a variety of services. These services assist with vital needs like food and medical care. The money also pays for creative programs and leisure activities. People who need assistance with housing or activities can call 706-821-1797 and they will direct you to the right organization.
    This week the C-S-R-A is celebrating the 40th anniversary of the community development block grant program. The funding from the grant program helps people with lower-incomes with a variety of services. These services assist with vital needs like food and medical care. The money also pays for creative programs and leisure activities. People who need assistance with housing or activities can call 706-821-1797 and they will direct you to the right organization.
  • 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
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    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.
  • 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.
  • Savannah River National Laboratory Celebrates 10 Years At SRS

    Savannah River National Laboratory Celebrates 10 Years At SRS

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 6:17 PM EDT2014-04-23 22:17:51 GMT
    Photo of the outside of one of the buildings at the Savannah River National LaboratoryPhoto of the outside of one of the buildings at the Savannah River National Laboratory
    The Savannah River National Laboratory (SRNL) at the Savannah River Site (SRS) celebrated 10 years Wednesday as a national lab.
    The Savannah River National Laboratory (SRNL) at the Savannah River Site (SRS) celebrated 10 years Wednesday as a national lab.
  • 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...
  • 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.
  • Strom Thurmond Hires New Head Football Coach

    Strom Thurmond Hires New Head Football Coach

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 4:26 PM EDT2014-04-23 20:26:33 GMT
    Former Rebels player and assistant Antwaun Hillary takes over for Lee Sawyer who announced his retirement in March.
    Former Rebels player and assistant Antwaun Hillary takes over for Lee Sawyer who announced his retirement in March.
  • 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.
  • 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
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    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.
  • Adopt-a-Pet: April 23, 2014

    Adopt-a-Pet: April 23, 2014

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 2:44 PM EDT2014-04-23 18:44:48 GMT
    The Augusta Animal Services and Barnwell County Animal Shelter appeared on WJBF News Channel 6 at Noon on April 23rd with meteorologist Ed Bloodsworth.
    The Augusta Animal Services and Barnwell County Animal Shelter appeared on WJBF News Channel 6 at Noon on April 23rd with meteorologist Ed Bloodsworth.
  • Phinizy Swamp Earth Day

    Phinizy Swamp Earth Day

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 2:38 PM EDT2014-04-23 18:38:23 GMT
    Earth Day is a day to celebrate the environment.  A local Earth Day observance will be held Saturday, April 26 at Phinizy Swamp Nature Park.
    Earth Day is a day to celebrate the environment.  A local Earth Day observance will be held Saturday, April 26 at Phinizy Swamp Nature Park.
  • 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
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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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Education, Weapons Top Sen. Dist. 22 Forum

    Education, Weapons Top Sen. Dist. 22 Forum

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 10:44 PM EDT2014-04-23 02:44:52 GMT
    Candidates who want to be Georgia’s next state senator from Augusta talked to a packed crowed at the Lucy Craft Laney Museum. The race is to fill the seat Hardie Davis vacated to run for mayor. There are no republicans in the May 20 Primary Election, so the winner will decide the race.
    Candidates who want to be Georgia’s next state senator from Augusta talked to a packed crowed at the Lucy Craft Laney Museum. The race is to fill the seat Hardie Davis vacated to run for mayor. There are no republicans in the May 20 Primary Election, so the winner will decide the race.
  • 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.
  • Newt Gingrich endorses South Carolina Superintendent

    Newt Gingrich endorses South Carolina Superintendent

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 6:05 PM EDT2014-04-22 22:05:03 GMT
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    Former presidential candidate and U.S. House Speaker Newt Gingrich has endorsed Sally Atwater for South Carolina Superintendent of Education. 
    Former presidential candidate and U.S. House Speaker Newt Gingrich has endorsed Sally Atwater for South Carolina Superintendent of Education. 
  • 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
    Phot of a sign at the Wilson Family YPhot of a sign at the Wilson Family Y
    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.
  • 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.
  • 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
    Hit and Run graphicHit and Run graphic
    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.
  • 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.
  • 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
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    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.
  • 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.
  • Waynesboro Declares Slum Areas for State Grant, Citizens Argue Word

    Waynesboro Declares Slum Areas for State Grant, Citizens Argue Word

    Monday, April 21 2014 11:11 PM EDT2014-04-22 03:11:12 GMT
    A group of residents in Waynesboro are considering a lawsuit against the City Council after majority voted to consider portions of two Wards slum for state dollars. 
    A group of residents in Waynesboro are considering a lawsuit against the City Council after majority voted to consider portions of two Wards slum for state dollars. 
  • New Virginia Tech Hokie Ahmed Hill Talks About "Stressful" Decision

    New Virginia Tech Hokie Ahmed Hill Talks About "Stressful" Decision

    Monday, April 21 2014 7:27 PM EDT2014-04-21 23:27:39 GMT
    The Aquinas senior star ends up following Buzz Williams to Virginia Tech after getting his release from Marquette.
    The Aquinas senior star ends up following Buzz Williams to Virginia Tech after getting his release from Marquette.
  • Work To Start On Making Riverwalk Safer

    Work To Start On Making Riverwalk Safer

    Monday, April 21 2014 6:22 PM EDT2014-04-21 22:22:59 GMT
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     NewsChannel 6 was the first to point out issues with overgrowth at Riverwalk following a brutal assault there last May now with is about to begin to open up sight lines for visitors
     NewsChannel 6 was the first to point out issues with overgrowth at Riverwalk following a brutal assault there last May now with is about to begin to open up sight lines for visitors
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Bloodhound Team Captures Wanted Aiken County Robbery Suspect

    Bloodhound Team Captures Wanted Aiken County Robbery Suspect

    Monday, April 21 2014 1:32 PM EDT2014-04-21 17:32:17 GMT
    Photo of Shawn West Sr. (Credit: Aiken County Sheriff's Office)Photo of Shawn West Sr. (Credit: Aiken County Sheriff's Office)
    A suspect wanted in connection to a March 18th armed robbery in Aiken County is now in custody.
    A suspect wanted in connection to a March 18th armed robbery in Aiken County is now in custody.
  • 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
    Nathan Deal graphicNathan Deal graphic
    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.
  • 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.
  • GMA Sunday Headlines: April 20, 2014

    GMA Sunday Headlines: April 20, 2014

    Sunday, April 20 2014 10:07 AM EDT2014-04-20 14:07:08 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.
  • South Carolina Texting Ban

    South Carolina Texting Ban

    Sunday, April 20 2014 7:58 AM EDT2014-04-20 11:58:06 GMT
    A statewide texting-while-driving ban might soon be a reality for South Carolina, though many wonder whether it will be effective. 
    A statewide texting-while-driving ban might soon be a reality for South Carolina, though many wonder whether it will be effective. 
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • GMA Saturday Headlines: April 19, 2014

    GMA Saturday Headlines: April 19, 2014

    Saturday, April 19 2014 8:52 AM EDT2014-04-19 12:52:43 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.
  • Christians Honor Jesus Christ on Good Friday

    Christians Honor Jesus Christ on Good Friday

    Friday, April 18 2014 10:42 PM EDT2014-04-19 02:42:53 GMT
    Good Friday is the day where those of the Christian faith believe that a man went through death by crucifixion. While death can be a sad time, those followers of Jesus Christ say they rejoice at this time.
    Good Friday is the day where those of the Christian faith believe that a man went through death by crucifixion. While death can be a sad time, those followers of Jesus Christ say they rejoice at this time.
  • 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.
  • Hip Hop Bunny Drop Kicks-off Easter Celebration

    Kroc Center Announces Easter Weekend Events

    Kroc Center Announces Easter Weekend Events

    Thursday, April 17 2014 11:45 PM EDT2014-04-18 03:45:58 GMT
    A lot of activities are planned at the Kroc Center this Easter weekend.
    A lot of activities are planned at the Kroc Center this Easter weekend.
  • 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.
  • Updated: Another Pedestrian Killed in Augusta

    Updated: Another Pedestrian Killed in Augusta

    Thursday, April 17 2014 11:29 PM EDT2014-04-18 03:29:07 GMT
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    The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is investigating the death of a pedestrian. It happened just after 8:30 Thursday night at the intersection of Mike Padgett Highway and Payton Drive.The sheriff's office says the victim was hit by a van while trying to cross the road.The person died at the scene.Investigators have not identified the victim nor do they know who is at fault.This is the latest of several accidents involving pedestrians in recent days.We will bring you more information as it c...
    The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is investigating the death of a pedestrian. It happened just after 8:30 Thursday night at the intersection of Mike Padgett Highway and Payton Drive.The sheriff's office says the victim was hit by a van while trying to cross the road.The person died at the scene.Investigators have not identified the victim nor do they know who is at fault.This is the latest of several accidents involving pedestrians in recent days.We will bring you more information as it c...
  • Baby Boomers' Kids Face Becoming Parent's Parents

    Baby Boomers' Kids Face Becoming Parent's Parents

    Thursday, April 17 2014 11:17 PM EDT2014-04-18 03:17:03 GMT
    As illnesses and physical limitations affect the Baby Boomer generation, many of their children will be faced with the tough decision of how to care for them. If you are between the ages of 50 and 70, chances are it’s already too late to start thinking about your senior citizen quality of life.
    As illnesses and physical limitations affect the Baby Boomer generation, many of their children will be faced with the tough decision of how to care for them. If you are between the ages of 50 and 70, chances are it’s already too late to start thinking about your senior citizen quality of life.
  • Riverbanks Zoo & Garden -- April 17, 2014

    Riverbanks Zoo & Garden -- April 17, 2014

    Thursday, April 17 2014 2:48 PM EDT2014-04-17 18:48:38 GMT
    It's always a good time to head to the Riverbanks Zoo in Columbia and they have a lot going on. Susan O'Cain sat down with News Channel 6 Meteorologist Ed Bloodsworth to discuss all the changes.
    It's always a good time to head to the Riverbanks Zoo in Columbia and they have a lot going on. Susan O'Cain sat down with News Channel 6 Meteorologist Ed Bloodsworth to discuss all the changes.
  • 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.
  • TB Detected At Hephzibah HS

    TB Detected At Hephzibah HS

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 11:27 PM EDT2014-04-17 03:27:50 GMT
    Health department officials informed parents at Hephzibah Comprehensive High School that their children might have been exposed to tuberculosis.
    Health department officials informed parents at Hephzibah Comprehensive High School that their children might have been exposed to tuberculosis.
  • Men Come To School To Share Love of Reading

    Men Come To School To Share Love of Reading

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 9:07 PM EDT2014-04-17 01:07:11 GMT
    Teachers got a well-deserved break while the men took over their classrooms. Several distinguished men took time out of their busy schedules Wednesday morning to read to kids in Gloverville,South Carolina. Men and women who work with children say positive male role models are desperately needed for our younger generation.School Counselor Katrina Brooks says, "The reason we wanted to do this is to have the students see that men can and do read." Media Specialist Jennifer Pinckney says, "For th...
    Teachers got a well-deserved break while the men took over their classrooms. Several distinguished men took time out of their busy schedules Wednesday morning to read to kids in Gloverville,South Carolina. Men and women who work with children say positive male role models are desperately needed for our younger generation.School Counselor Katrina Brooks says, "The reason we wanted to do this is to have the students see that men can and do read." Media Specialist Jennifer Pinckney says, "For th...
  • S.C. Senate Candidates Trying to Unseat Lindsey Graham

    S.C. Senate Candidates Trying to Unseat Lindsey Graham

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 8:49 PM EDT2014-04-17 00:49:05 GMT
    South Carolina senate candidates came to Aiken Wednesday.They were there for a forum sponsored by The Aiken Republican Club.Det Bowers, Benjamin Dunn, Nancy Mace, Richard Cash and Bill Connor all trying to unseat incumbent Lindsey Graham. Topics included health care, social security, and defense spending. More than 200 people attended.
    South Carolina senate candidates came to Aiken Wednesday.They were there for a forum sponsored by The Aiken Republican Club.Det Bowers, Benjamin Dunn, Nancy Mace, Richard Cash and Bill Connor all trying to unseat incumbent Lindsey Graham. Topics included health care, social security, and defense spending. More than 200 people attended.
  • 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.
  • National Collegiate Disc Golf Championships Kick Off In North Augusta

    National Collegiate Disc Golf Championships Kick Off In North Augusta

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 3:23 PM EDT2014-04-16 19:23:10 GMT
    Photo of participants at the kick off of the 8th annual National Collegiate Disc Golf Championships, Wednesday morningPhoto of participants at the kick off of the 8th annual National Collegiate Disc Golf Championships, Wednesday morning
    The 8th annual National Collegiate Disc Golf Championships, held at the Hippodrome Disc Golf Complex in North Augusta, kicked off Wednesday.
    The 8th annual National Collegiate Disc Golf Championships, held at the Hippodrome Disc Golf Complex in North Augusta, kicked off Wednesday.
  • Classic Cars for a Good Cause

    Classic Cars for a Good Cause

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 2:47 PM EDT2014-04-16 18:47:06 GMT
    An upcoming classic car show is going to benefit Children at Risk in the Augusta Area. Community Activist, Woody Merry, spoke with News Channel 6's Chris Kane about the event.
    An upcoming classic car show is going to benefit Children at Risk in the Augusta Area. Community Activist, Woody Merry, spoke with News Channel 6's Chris Kane about the event.
  • Adopt-A-Pet: April 16, 2014

    Adopt-A-Pet: April 16, 2014

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 2:38 PM EDT2014-04-16 18:38:30 GMT
    The SPCA in Aiken appeared on WJBF News Channel 6 at Noon on April 16th.
    The SPCA in Aiken appeared on WJBF News Channel 6 at Noon on April 16th.
  • 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.
  • Free events offer financial and organizational tips

    Start New Tax Year With Clarity, Less Clutter

    Start New Tax Year With Clarity, Less Clutter

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 10:08 PM EDT2014-04-16 02:08:33 GMT
    Free events for a fresh start on new tax year!Free events for a fresh start on new tax year!
    Free events from Professional Organizers of Augusta. Friday, April 18th- Free Financial Seminar. Saturday, April 19th- Free Shredding Event.
    Free events from Professional Organizers of Augusta. Friday, April 18th- Free Financial Seminar. Saturday, April 19th- Free Shredding Event.
  • 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.
  • Golden Apple: Anna McKee-Poore

    Golden Apple: Anna McKee-Poore

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 6:45 PM EDT2014-04-15 22:45:28 GMT
    Anna McKee-Poore is helping students with special needs overcome obstacles so they can contribute."Our goal in here is to maximize their educational and personal potential," she says. "Social goals, academic goals, behavioral goals, just making them the best citizens they can be."That means skills for quality employment, quality lives, and friendships."They will go to dayhab centers or have actual jobs. It varies a lot from student to student and what their abilities are when they graduate fr...
    Anna McKee-Poore is helping students with special needs overcome obstacles so they can contribute."Our goal in here is to maximize their educational and personal potential," she says. "Social goals, academic goals, behavioral goals, just making them the best citizens they can be."That means skills for quality employment, quality lives, and friendships."They will go to dayhab centers or have actual jobs. It varies a lot from student to student and what their abilities are when they graduate fr...
  • 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.
  • Aiken Technical College Invites Public To April 16th Career Fair On Campus

    Aiken Technical College Invites Public To April 16th Career Fair On Campus

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 6:07 PM EDT2014-04-15 22:07:24 GMT
    Aiken Technical College ATC Logo graphicAiken Technical College ATC Logo graphic
    Aiken Technical College will host a Career Fair open to the public on April 16th to assist ATC students and members of the community in finding career opportunities in the CSRA.
    Aiken Technical College will host a Career Fair open to the public on April 16th to assist ATC students and members of the community in finding career opportunities in 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.
  • 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.
  • Laurens Street Traffic To Be Diverted Wednesday

    Laurens Street Traffic To Be Diverted Wednesday

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 5:16 PM EDT2014-04-15 21:16:23 GMT
    Road Closed graphicRoad Closed graphic
    Traffic on Laurens Street, in Aiken, will be diverted on Wednesday from 9:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m.
    Traffic on Laurens Street, in Aiken, will be diverted on Wednesday from 9:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m.
  • 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.
  • Quick Cooking: Quick Tortellini Skillet

    Quick Cooking: Quick Tortellini Skillet

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 2:06 PM EDT2014-04-15 18:06:42 GMT
    Once your done filing your taxes, how about some "comfort" food.  In today's Quick Cooking, Karen Calloway has a recipe for a Quick Tortellini Skillet.
    Once your done filing your taxes, how about some "comfort" food.  In today's Quick Cooking, Karen Calloway has a recipe for a Quick Tortellini Skillet.
  • 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
  • CSRA Evening Update: Monday, April 14, 2014

    CSRA Evening Update: Monday, April 14, 2014

    Monday, April 14 2014 8:36 PM EDT2014-04-15 00:36:01 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.
  • Giving Your Best: Adrienne Patterson

    Giving Your Best: Adrienne Patterson

    Monday, April 14 2014 5:55 PM EDT2014-04-14 21:55:45 GMT
    This month's Giving Your Best winner is the founder of Mommy & Me Missions, Adrienne Patterson.
    This month's Giving Your Best winner is the founder of Mommy & Me Missions, Adrienne Patterson.
  • Pedestrian Safety Concerns After Weekend Accidents

    Pedestrian Safety Concerns After Weekend Accidents

    Monday, April 14 2014 5:15 PM EDT2014-04-14 21:15:58 GMT
    News Channel 6's Deon Guillory looks at pedestrian safety concerns after weekend accidents.
    News Channel 6's Deon Guillory looks at pedestrian safety concerns after weekend accidents.
  • South Carolina Libraries Could Get A Lot Quieter

    South Carolina Libraries Could Get A Lot Quieter

    South Carolina Libraries Could Get A Lot Quieter

    Monday, April 14 2014 4:38 PM EDT2014-04-14 20:38:16 GMT
    Public libraries are known as a place of quiet study and reading. Now, lawmakers in South Carolina are working on a bill to ensure people are utilizing the areas properly. When it comes to a safe and peaceful environment for three-year old Addison, her father, Doug Lovely, is on board for whatever it takes. “I bring my daughter here to the park and the library quite often, and I think having a misdemeanor for disrupti...
    Public libraries are known as a place of quiet study and reading. Now, lawmakers in South Carolina are working on a bill to ensure people are utilizing the areas properly. When it comes to a safe and peaceful environment for three-year old Addison, her father, Doug Lovely, is on board for whatever it takes. “I bring my daughter here to the park and the library quite often, and I think having a misdemeanor for disrupti...
  • Suspect Charged in Jackson, SC Murder

    Suspect Charged in Jackson, SC Murder

    Monday, April 14 2014 2:26 PM EDT2014-04-14 18:26:53 GMT
    An Aiken County man is behind bars charged with the murder of a 24-year old.
    An Aiken County man is behind bars charged with the murder of a 24-year old.
  • Quinton Aaron Visits Television Park

    Quinton Aaron Visits Television Park

    Monday, April 14 2014 1:21 PM EDT2014-04-14 17:21:24 GMT
    A person who's face is familiar in Augusta stopped by Television Park today to discuss his anti-bullying campaign.
    A person who's face is familiar in Augusta stopped by Television Park today to discuss his anti-bullying campaign.
  • Aiken County Investigators Searching For Bank Robbers

    Aiken County Investigators Searching For Bank Robbers

    Monday, April 14 2014 12:02 PM EDT2014-04-14 16:02:40 GMT
    Bank Robbery graphicBank Robbery graphic
    Aiken County investigators are searching for at least three bank robbers. They say the men walked into the Security Federal Bank on Canal Street, with a rifle, around 10:30 Monday morning. The men fled in what is described as a large car that is either tan or gold in color. Leavelle McCampbell Middle School is near the bank where the robbery occurred, and had to be locked down for a short time. It has since reopened. Nobody was injured in the robbery.
    Aiken County investigators are searching for at least three bank robbers. They say the men walked into the Security Federal Bank on Canal Street, with a rifle, around 10:30 Monday morning. The men fled in what is described as a large car that is either tan or gold in color. Leavelle McCampbell Middle School is near the bank where the robbery occurred, and had to be locked down for a short time. It has since reopened. Nobody was injured in the robbery.
  • 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.
  • North Augusta Man Dies In Edgefield County Motorcycle Crash

    North Augusta Man Dies In Edgefield County Motorcycle Crash

    Sunday, April 13 2014 8:05 PM EDT2014-04-14 00:05:03 GMT
    Photo of a deadly Sunday motorcycle crash on Gregory Lake Road, in Edgefield County (Credit: EdgefieldDaily.com)Photo of a deadly Sunday motorcycle crash on Gregory Lake Road, in Edgefield County (Credit: EdgefieldDaily.com)
    One man has died after a motorcycle accident in Edgefield County.
    One man has died after a motorcycle accident in Edgefield County.
  • 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.
  • GMA Sunday Headlines: April 13, 2014

    GMA Sunday Headlines: April 13, 2014

    Sunday, April 13 2014 9:11 AM EDT2014-04-13 13:11:13 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.
  • 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.
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