A 2-year old boy is dead after getting shot at a mobile home in Bamberg County, South Carolina. More>>
The Trendz Salon in Columbia County offered free haircuts all day to raise money for a local family. Donations from the Cut-A-Thon go to help a child with medical needs.This isn't the first child this event has helped, more than $50,000 have been raised through this event for six other children in the area. Dozens in the community came to have lunch, take part in a raffle, and get haircuts at the event called Payton's... More>>
Augusta city leaders are still trying to get more money from the Federal Emergency Management Agency for the cost of February's ice storm cleanup. More>>
Expert hackers from all over the world came to Augusta for the B Sides convention. These professionals demonstrated and spoke about how important it is to make sure your belongings and information are secure. Their message is, you might not be as safe as you think you are.
Expert hackers from all over the world came to Augusta for the B Sides convention. These professionals demonstrated and spoke about how important it is to make sure your belongings and information are secure. Their message is, you might not be as safe as you think you are.More>>
Law enforcement officials from three states are searching a wooded area of northeastern Pennsylvania for the person who shot two state troopers Friday night. More>>
Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson was processed overnight and released from a jail in Texas, where he faces charges alleging that he used a switch to spank one of his sons. More>>
Several smokers were used to cook nearly 200 pork butts last night for a good cause. The Columbia County Exchange Club sponsored Boston “Butts” for Backpacks at HCCU on Washington Road. It was all in an effort to help unfortunate children of the CSRA.Alexandra Berry, District Manager, Kelly Services says, “We're ready. Right now we have enough ready to pick up and we actually wanna make sure everybody can watch the game at 3:30 so we're out of here by Noon.” The club meets every Thursday at B... More>>
The Aiken County Sheriff's Office is looking for a man who hasn't been since since Tuesday. More>>
Augusta's aviation hero traveled back home to share a few nuggets of advice with students. Jamail Larkins spoke with Georgia Regents University student leaders. The millionaire entrepreneur flew his first plane at 12 and now runs his own business, a private, Atlanta based business called Ascension. Larkins told students they could learn from his story by making their wildest dreams become reality."No matter what their goal or dream is, that they can make any of those goals and dreams become t... More>>
Georgia Bulldogs and South Carolina Gamecock fans showed their pride at one party. Downtown Augusta was filled with supporters of the annual Border Bash on the Augusta Commons. “Go Dogs! I'm UGA Alumni. Georgia all the way,” said Emily Harrison, a Georgia fan. “I'm a die heart Clemson fan, but I'm pulling for Georgia because I got $70 on them tomorrow,” said Wil Lamb, who lives in North Augusta. Georgia Dogs were on the prowl at this year's Border Bash.
The investigation continues into a man accused of killing his five children. Timothy Ray Jones, Junior was expected in court Friday for a bond hearing.But he waived his right to appear.He'll be held without bond and transferred to the custody of the South Carolina Department of Corrections.One of his lawyers says Jones has a history of mental illness and has been treated in the past. Lawyer Amy Zmroczek says,"We have some serious concerns, obviously, about his mental health. Jail and prisons ... More>>
A South Carolina family says their car was damaged after traveling on augusta's roads. The accident happened last Friday, and they say the city has refused to help pay for their bills. News Channel 6's, Margaret-Ann Carter spoke with the couple.
Richmond County Sheriff Richard Roundtree says the revenue from the energy excise tax would allow him to pay his deputies more money so they don't leave for better paying jobs.
When a child is hurt or becomes ill, a parent can feel overwhelmed with caring for the child, but there are foundations and amazing doctors right here in Augusta with amazing talents. WJBF News Channel 6's John Lynn explains. More>>
When a loved one is injured and they have to receive treatment out of town or out of state, it can be very hard financially on the family. One local house here in the CSRA helps out in every way possible. WJBF News Channel 6's John Lynn explains. More>>
The Joseph M. Still Burn Center is the largest burn centers in America and it has helped many families on the road to recovery. WJBF News Channel 6's John Lynn takes a look at the history of the Burn Center and what makes it so special. More>>
Some country music fans aren't willing to risk missing out on the New Country Kicks 99 Guitar Pull. WJBF News Channel 6's Julie Parise explains. More>>
The traditional, over-the-top tailgate was created decades ago to celebrate the rivalry between border state schools the University of Georgia and the University of South Carolina, while supporting CSRA charities. More>>
Have you ever you ever wondered what animals do in the wild when we aren't watching? Check out photos captured on trail cams for a fascinating look into the wild. More>>
The Lexington, South Carolina man who police say killed his five young children, then drove around for days with their decomposing bodies before dumping them on a rural Alabama road has waived his first court appearance in South Carolina. More>>
An accident in Aiken County caused traffic problems Friday morning. More>>
WJBF News Channel 6 has confirmed that two people have died as a result of of an early Friday morning crash on I-20 in Columbia County. More>>
Oscar Pistorius has been found guilty of negligent killing in the 2013 shooting death of his girlfriend. More>>
The fifth tropical storm of the Atlantic Hurricane Season has formed. More>>
Investigators believe they now know why a Jacksonville man was in Columbia County the night they say he shot and killed a 55-year-old man. More>>
The Richmond County Sheriff's Office wants to be one of the premier agencies in the state of Georgia. That's why it's working toward state certification and national accreditation. More>>
Today's youth learned of September 11th at a very young age. Perhaps some were not born at all. We caught up with a few high school students who told us how they found out about that tragic day. Devonte Reynolds, a junior at A.R. Johnson, said he was a small child. “I was probably about two, three,” he said. Hephzibah Comprehensive High School senior Rosana Hawkins was too. “About 5, yeah,” she said.
A 3 car accident in North Augusta sends one person to the hospital this evening. happened at the corner of Knox Ave Bradleyville Rd.
Thirteen years after the tragic attack on the World Trade Center, a golden retriever who helped with the search efforts returned to the to Ground Zero for the first time since the tragedy. More>>
Do you know what criteria law enforcement agencies use to determine if an Amber Alert is issued when kids go missing? We did too, so our Margaret-Ann Carter checked to find out. More>>
A family is upset after they said Facebook rejected a picture of their infant son who is ill. More>>
There are new details coming to light about a South Carolina father accused of killing his 5 children. WJBF News Channel 6's South Carolina Capitol reporter, Robert Kittle, has the story. More>>
As Augusta leaders honored 9/11's first responders at a remembrance event at the Augusta Common on Thursday. As it turns out, some of those first responders were in the audience. They spoke exclusively with WJBF News Channel 6's Julie Parise. More>>
A strong solar flare is blasting its way to Earth, but the worst of its power looks like it will barely skim above the planet and not cause many problems. More>>
Join WJBF News Channel 6 as we broadcast live during "Your Hometown" Thursday evening from the Augusta-Richmond County Fire Departments station at Daniel Field, located at 1898 Highland Avenue. More>>
Doctors in many U.S. hospitals are unnecessarily prescribing multiple antibiotics for several days when just one would do the job, a new study released Wednesday suggests. More>>
Jenna and Dan Haley's unborn son Shane has been diagnosed with complex neural defect that kills most infants soon after birth. The couple has created a "bucket list" for their son. More>>
We have learned more information on the Lexington, South Carolina father accused of killing his five children and dumping their bodies in a rural part of Alabama. More>>
Several national media outlets are posting a tweet from WJBF News Channel 6 Sports director Matt Zahn from Masters week.
A North Augusta homeowner has filed a motion asking a judge to reconsider his ruling on a lawsuit that challenged the financing plan for Project Jackson. More>>
The South Carolina Department of Social Services has released its file on Timothy Ray Jones, Jr. and his family.WJBF News Channel 6's South Carolina Capitol reporter, Robert Kittle, has the story.
The Richmond County Coroner's Office has now released the name of the 12-year-old girl who died Thursday morning after being pulled out of the Augusta Canal Wednesday evening. More>>
There's one perk of the job that former Augusta Commissioner Donnie Smith will not miss. More>>
A verdict has been issued in the trial of Oscar Pistorius. More>>
Today is the 13th anniversary of the September 11 terror attacks.Observances will be held across the nation and here at home.In Evans, a former New York City firefighter will speak 8:30 am at a special ceremony at Evans Town Center Park.To mark today's somber anniversary, a special moment of silence will be observed today at Fort Gordon.Starting at 8:46 am, sirens will sound, simulating the first strike on the World Trade Center on this date in 2001.A playing of "Taps" will follow. Two minute... More>>
A bat made an on-air appearance on Good Morning Tennessee on Wednesday. More>>
An Augusta couple is upset because they say they bought a lemon from a used car dealer. They say they purchased the vehicle a few months ago from Blount's Used Cars on Mike Padgett Highway.
Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center leaders heard an earful from patients who experienced issues stemming back several years. The event was a public forum at the Uptown location that gave veterans and some spouses of veterans a chance to have their voices hear. Veterans filled the auditorium of the Charlie Norwood Medical Center - Uptown Tuesday evening to share ways they think the institution can improve. Several people talked about past struggles they experienced with quality care.
A South Carolina community, not far from the CSRA, is trying to come to terms with a deadly discovery.The bodies of five missing children from South Carolina - were found Tuesday afternoon in Alabama. Their father, Timothy Ray Jones is now facing murder charges in their deaths. Watch Robert Kittle's story here. More>>
Sean Christopher Haire, probably better known by wresting fans as Sean O'Haire, was found dead at his home in Spartanburg Tuesday at the age of 43. More>>
It's one of the biggest country music events in the Augusta area: the New Country Kicks 99 Guitar Pull. WJBF News Channel 6 was the first to bring you this year's line up as it was announced Wednesday morning, and she has the details. More>>
There will be 9/11 remembrance ceremonies and events going on Thursday in the CSRA 13 years after the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. More>>
Thursday is Patriot Day, the 13th anniversary of the 9-11 terror attacks. It's important to remember that September is National Disaster Preparedness Month. Shepeard Community Blood Center is one local organization that prepares for the worst every day, but still needs your help.When it comes to blood, too much is never enough. Like one worker told me, the rarest blood type is the one that's not on the shelf when it's... More>>
News Channel 6's, Margaret-Ann Carter, spoke exclusively with a woman in Jackson, SC, who says her trees were negligently cut down. The woman says it's big companies like SCE&G taking advantage of the hardworking people.
News Channel 6's, Margaret-Ann Carter, spoke exclusively with a woman in Jackson, SC, who says her trees were negligently cut down. The woman says it's big companies like SCE&G taking advantage of the hardworking people.More>>
More information has been released by the Richmond County Sheriff's Office concerning the Tuesday evening murder/suicide on the 900 block of St. Andrews Drive, at the Estates on Perimeter apartment complex. More>>
The 21st annual CSRA College Night will be held Thursday evening at the James Brown Arena in downtown Augusta.
Another busy day in Tamela Carter's class. Today her 5th graders are all about science."We were talking about the differences between the animal cell and the plant cell," she says. "And getting the kids to understand there are differences."This is not a place where the teacher teaches while the children just listen. They're encouraged to be a part of the learning process. "I allow them to express what they're feeling and I express to them, 'hey teachers are not always on the mountaintop' Ther... More>>
A panel of teen driver experts identified featured programs to address enforcement and education initiatives to help keep teen drivers' focus off their phones and on the road. More>>
Authorities say the father of five South Carolina children whose bodies were found in Alabama has been charged with child neglect and that other charges are pending. More>>
After receiving the “all clear” from a wildlife disposal contractor, all of Goodwill's Augusta hospitality venues will reopen on normal schedules Thursday, September 11th. More>>
The Speaker of the South Carolina House of Representatives, Bobby Harrell (R-Charleston), has been indicted on accusations including misuse of campaign funds and misconduct in office. More>>
The First Tee of Augusta is sending Sarah Harrison and Michael Stallings to compete in the 2014 Nature Valley First Tee Open at Pebble Beach, an official Champions Tour event. More>>
Over 100 people came out to support the Tee'd Fore Trey, charity golf tournament. Trey is a 4 year-old little boy, who was diagnosed with Proteus Syndrome. This rare disease causes the left side of his body to grow much faster than the right. News Channel 6's, Margaret-Ann Carter attended the event.
Over 100 people came out to support the Tee'd Fore Trey, charity golf tournament. Trey is a 4 year-old little boy, who was diagnosed with Proteus Syndrome. This rare disease causes the left side of his body to grow much faster than the right. News Channel 6's, Margaret-Ann Carter attended the event.More>>
A 26-year-old man has pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter and attempted murder in the 2012 shooting death of an Aiken man. More>>
Augusta, GA – September 10, 2014- John Mellencamp announced dates for his upcoming Plain Spoken tour where he'll be making a stop in Augusta at the Bell Auditorium Saturday, June 20, 2015 at 7:30pm. Tickets go on sale Friday, September 19 at 10am and are available online at www.georgialinatix.com, by phone 1-877-4AUGTIX and the Champion's Box Office at the James Brown Arena. A special presale will be available to Citi cardmembers from Tuesday, September 16th at 10:00AM through Thursday, Se... More>>
One person was shot and taken to the hospital. No suspects have been named at this time. More>>
The month of September is Childhood Cancer Awareness month. In the U-S, over 15,000 children under the age of 21 are diagnosed with cancer every year, and almost 1/4 of them do not survive the disease.The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society will be holding the 2014 Light The Night Walk Saturday, September 20th at 5 PM. It will begin at the Evans Town Center Park in Evans, GA.Light The Night Walk is a fundraising campaign of The Leukemia Lymphoma Society (LLS) which brings together families and com... More>>
A dangerous virus is hitting children across the country, including Georgia. Enterovirus cases have been confirmed in Augusta, but doctors do not know the strain of the virus yet. WJBF News Channel's Nicole Snyder has the story.
Agents from the FBI Atlanta Field Office are requesting the public's assistance with identifying and apprehending the person responsible for the August 16th armed bank robbery at the Wells Fargo Bank branch in Sandersville, Georgia. More>>
Apple has introduced a new Apple Watch just after introducing the new iPhone 6 and the iPhone 6 Plus. More>>
WJBF News Channel 6 has learned that the section of Wrightsboro Road closed due to a gas leak has now been re-opened. More>>
The Jenkins County Sheriff's Office is asking for help from the public in finding a Millen man who has been reported missing. More>>
Here we go again. the folks at Apple are hosting another launch announcement later Tuesday...following months of speculation on the evolution of Apple products. More>>
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - Former South Carolina and NFL running back Harold Green II has been arrested on charges of assaulting five female high school students. Multiple media outlets reported that the 46-year-old Green turned himself in to Richland County sheriff's deputies Monday. Sheriff Leon Lott said Green is accused of inappropriately touching the Spring Valley High School students who ranged in age from 15 to 17 last month while he was working as a volunteer coach. The students were worki... More>>
A group of students are seeing their dream become reality in the medical community. Health Sciences students and staff at Medical College of Georgia at Georgia Regents University cut the ribbon on the new Equality Clinic. This is the first of its kind in the area. It was created to serve the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender population. More>>
One of Augusta's busiest roads is still closed tonight. Atlanta Gas Light working to repair a gas leak on Wrightsboro road in front of the mall. Officials tell us crews have found the problem, and are working on a temporary fix to keep gas flowing to nearby businesses before they can do a permanent fix. In the meantime deputies are re-routing traffic and fire crews are keeping the area safe. There is no timetable for Wrightsboro road to re-open but we will let you know online as soon as it ha... More>>
Another seat is open on the Augusta commission after District 7's Donnie Smith submitted his resignation. Smith did not give a specific reason in the resignation letter he submitted to Georgia governor Nathan Deal. He did state that “it is with heavy heart that I submit my letter or resignation as District 7 commissioner of Augusta, Georgia effective September 8, 2014 at 5 p.m. More>>
The Southeastern Firefighters Burn Foundation makes sure that no burn patient goes without the medication and supplies they need to fully recover after leaving the hospital, but they do more than that. Through the Chavis House, the foundation gives the patients' families a home away from home, food, and sometimes even transportation – making sure that the burn patient doesn't just have the care of the hospital staff; they have the love and support of their family. More>>
A Georgia State Patrol investigation accused Augusta Commissioner Donnie Smith of working a Masters hospitality house when he was on the clock with the GSP. Smith retired from the State Patrol last week and he's now out as an Augusta Commissioner, as well. WJBF News Channel 6's George Eskola has the story.
A new commanding general took the reins at Fort Gordon Monday morning. Major General Stephen Fogarty replaced Major General LaWarren Patterson as the head of the Cyber Center of Excellence. WJBF News Channel 6's Julie Parise has the story. More>>
Two more celebrities have joined comedian Drew Carey in offering a reward to find those responsible for using the widespread ice bucket challenge trend to trick an autistic teenager into being drenched with a bucket of urine, feces and spit. More>>
We've heard the saying "it takes a village to raise a child." Well, directors at Columbia County Community Connections are taking that to heart and using it as their motto behind a new program called Teen Court.Teen Court works as an alternative to Juvenile Court. First-time juvenile offenders will have the option to go before their peers in court. Teen Court is already in session in four different counties in Georgia and has been proven successful. Not only does it save the county money, it ... More>>
Home Depot is confirming that its payment data systems have been breached, and says the hack could affect customers who used cards at U.S. and Canadian stores. More>>
The Baltimore Ravens have cut running back Ray Rice. Hours after the release of a video that appears to show Rice striking his then-fiancee in February. More>>
Barry Paschal, Senior Director of Marketing and Communication at Goodwill Industries says, "We had a bat infestation in the building between two old sections of buildings that was joined together during construction several years ago." Barry Paschal is the director for marketing and communication for Goodwill Industries and he says an unknown number of bats squeezed their way inside this part of the Goodwill building. But he doesn't know how many critters got inside. "We don't know how persis... More>>
WJBF News Channel 6 has learned that Augusta Commissioner Donnie Smith has resigned his seat on the Commission. More>>
South Carolina ranks second-worst in the nation for violence against women. More>>
A single car accident in Richmond County has caused power outages for about 80 customers in the area of Byrd Road, which is off of Peach Orchard Road. More>>
A self-confessed "armchair detective" claims to have finally figured out the identity of Jack the Ripper, the Daily Mail reports. And he claims he has DNA evidence to prove it. More>>
New technology helped a little boy in Hawaii overcome a disability. More>>
There will be a Change of Command Ceremonytoday at Fort Gordon.Major General Lawarren Patterson will hand over the reinsto Major General Stephen Fogarty.Major General Fogarty assumes command of Fort Gordon during a time of expansion.Several new missions are set to come to thepost over the next few years. By 2019, these missions are expected to bring thousands of new residents to the Augusta area. Many of these new missions are cyber-related.Today's Change of Command Ceremony is set for eight ... More>>
Another royal on the way...
It was standing room only at one South Carolina church this morning for a special ceremony. Hundreds gathered at Lakeside Baptist Church to honor those who serve the CSRA. First responders came by land and by air to be a part of today's mass with the community. Tad Marshall, Pastor, Lakeside Baptist Church says, “We have local heroes here, too and we want to give them recognition and thanks and praise for what they do because these are our local people who are affecting our lives.” The goal o... More>>
Family members arrived at the funeral home an hour before the scheduled viewing for their loved one. When staff opened the casket, they made a horrible discovery.People outside Stephens Lakeside Chapel in West Palm Beach way past the scheduled start of the viewing for Mary Anderson."We get here today for her wake, and it's not her. They have somebody else in all of her belongings," said Marvel Freeman.Somebody else in... More>>
A town hall meeting regarding Veteran care at the Charlie Norwood VA will take place on Tuesday. The community will have a chance to voice their opinion at the center at 4 p.m. The VA Medical Center is on Freedom Way in Augusta and everyone is invited to attend. More>>
Augusta Christian School is implementing the Christian Peace Keepers program. This has proven to lower the rate of bullying in schools significantly. News Channel 6's, Margaret-Ann Carter spoke with the leaders to learn more about the program.
Augusta Christian School is implementing the Christian Peace Keepers program. This has proven to lower the rate of bullying in schools significantly. News Channel 6's, Margaret-Ann Carter spoke with the leaders to learn more about the program.More>>
An Augusta mother is behind bars after deputies say they found her three children walking down Old McDuffie Road all by themselves early Saturday morning. More>>
A group of medical students at Georgia Regents University is opening a groundbreaking clinic in Augusta. The medical staff at the Equality Clinic will target needs for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender patients, and offer free services to those who are uninsured, underinsured or below the 200 percent poverty level.About a dozen medical students came up with the idea to open a clinic to help the LGBT community. They say LGBT patients have trouble finding healthcare that meets specific ne... More>>
Student athletes from all over the CSRA checked into University Hospital in Evans for free screenings today. Six to twelve grade students showed up to get tests done on their hearts and blood. The health checks focused on cardiovascular issues that could happen during all types of sports. The ultrasounds didn't take long and one basketball athlete passed with flying colors. Dr. Mac Bowman, Medical Director of Cardiovascular Services at University Hospital says, “We look for just baseline abno... More>>
WJBF News Channel 6's News team has the News updates that affect the Georgia and South Carolina counties of the CSRA. More>>
Richmond County Coroner, Mark Bowen, confirms the death of 76-year old Herbert Alligood Sr., after crashing vehicle into a house.
The Georgia State Patrol says it's clear that Augusta Commissioner Donnie Smith doubled dipped during Masters week. WJBF News Channel 6's George Eskola has the latest information. More>>
The beheadings of American Journalists, James Foley and Steven Sotloff, have caught the attention of a local Islamic group. The Islamic Society of Augusta is speaking out against the extremist group. News Channel 6's, Margaret-Ann Carter spoke with a religious Islamic leader about the religion. More>>
There is a new plan to cut down on prescription drug abuse and overdose deaths in South Carolina. We also have a link to find out where you can drop off these medications in the CSRA.
The strange blue creatures swarming West Coach beaches this summer simply go wherever the wind takes them. More>>
A turboprop flying from New York to Florida has crashed off the coast of Jamaica after the pilot, seen slumped over the controls, did not respond to radio calls for more than four hours. More>>
Dogwood Stables put out a release Friday announcing that 2013 Belmont Stakes winner Palace Malice is retiring from horse racing. More>>
WJBF News Channel 6 has learned that a Paine College athletic coach has been arrested for possession of marijuana in Greene County. More>>
It's that time again… A new season of “Dancing With The Stars” is about to kick off with a lot of changes.
The Aiken County Sheriff's Office asking for assistance from the public in locating Warrenville, South Carolina man who has been missing for over a month. More>>
A Florida mom is outraged that her 15-year-old daughter was forced to wear what she called a “shame suit” at school after a dress code violation. More>>
A Richmond County mother has been arrested and charged with Deprivation of a Minor. More>>
Columbia County deputies are on the scene of a couple of accident on Interstate 20.The wrecks happened in the the east bound lanes near mile marker 190 shortly before 8:00 Friday morning.At least one vehicle is reportedly in the ditch.No word yet on injuries.Expect some traffic delays as a result of the accidents.Authorities say bright sunlight is causing some visibility problems in the area.Drive carefully. More>>
Since this news broke Thursday about Augusta-Richmond County Commissioner Donnie Smith, we found that very few people we spoke with in the district he represents knew the reason why is was under investigation for his job with the Georgia State Patrol. Some Augusta citizens we spoke with also shared that they have a lack of trust in their leaders overall for this very reason. More>>
The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is still using a radio system from 1996. How much will a new one cost? News Channel 6's Mike Miller has the answer. More>>
The investigative report by the Georgia State Patrol accuses former Lieutenant and current Commissioner Donnie Smith of falsifying time sheets during this year's Masters tournament. WJBF News Channel 6's George Eskola has the story.
Students at a local high school are putting a positive spin on an issue that's gotten a lot of negative attention lately: teens and social media. WJBF News Channel 6's Julie Parise explains.
Golden Harvest Food Bank cut the ribbon to their newest building on Commerce Street. They also received a $144,000 check from Wal-Mart to help continue their programs. Richmond County Schools are also benefiting from the big donation. News Channel 6's, Margaret-Ann Carter found out how.
Golden Harvest Food Bank cut the ribbon to their newest building on Commerce Street. They also received a $144,000 check from Wal-Mart to help continue their programs. Richmond County Schools are also benefiting from the big donation. News Channel 6's, Margaret-Ann Carter found out how.More>>
Aiken Department of Public Safety investigators have arrested and charged two men in connection to a home invasion in Aiken. One suspect is still sought. More>>
Actress Lea Thompson, "Duck Dynasty" diva Sadie Robertson and NASCAR driver Michael Waltrip are making tracks for the new season of "Dancing With the Stars". More>>
Melissa Rivers, who is the daughter of actress/comedienne Joan Rivers, says her mother has died. More>>
We have new information regarding the Georgia State Patrol investigation into Augusta Commissioner Donnie Smith. WJBF News Channel 6's George Eskola has the story about what the investigation report says. More>>
A new report found that Georgia has the nation's 18th-highest adult obesity rate. More>>
A 20-year-old Aiken man has been arrested and charged in connection to an armed robbery last week at the Circle K located at 2557 Wagener Road, in Aiken. More>>
6 Things you need to know before you head out the door to start your day. More>>
A powerful public service announcement about the dangers of texting and driving is reaching people around the world – and it was filmed right here in Augusta. More>>
Secretary of State Brian Kemp is reminding the public to stay alert for those who may be collecting personal data during voter registration drives. More>>
More people seem to be growing more concerned about Internet safety after several celebrities had their private pictures leaked. More than 100 A-listers, including Jennifer Lawrence and Kate Upton, allegedly were targeted by a hacker who calls himself "BLUNT-MASTERMIND". The hacker apparently posted those pictures to the website 4CHAN. This is being called the largest hack of racy celebrity photos in history. . More>>
Southern California animal control officers are hunting for a highly venomous cobra that bit a dog and then slithered off into a suburban Los Angeles neighborhood. More>>
Rebecca Hawkins teaches CPR, but she never thought she would use to save someone's life. On a flight back from a vacation, she found herself in a life or death situation where she was could be the determining factor. News Channel 6's, Margaret-Ann Carter sat down with the local hero to hear her story.
Rebecca Hawkins teaches CPR, but she never thought she would use to save someone's life. On a flight back from a vacation, she found herself in a life or death situation where she was could be the determining factor. News Channel 6's, Margaret-Ann Carter sat down with the local hero to hear her story.More>>
There is another scam making its way into the CSRA related to sweepstakes winnings. More>>
A new 911 system spreading throughout the country has made its way to Edgefield County. More>>
New Richmond County Schools Superintendent Dr. Angela Pringle talks exclusively with News Channel 6's Deon Guillory about her plans for the school system.
New Richmond County Schools Superintendent Dr. Angela Pringle talks exclusively with News Channel 6's Deon Guillory about her plans for the school system.More>>
The School Nutrition Department at Columbia County Schools wants to make and sell more dough. The department is experiencing the lowest lunch participation rate ever. Last year, the lack of students buying lunch put them more than $200,000 in the hole—dipping into the fund balance. The director says bad publicity over the new school nutrition regulations in 2012 are to blame and she's hoping the trend doesn't continue. Tune intonight at5 p.m. for the full story. More>>
A permanent closure of La Vista Drive at its intersection with Hereford Farm Road, in Columbia County, has been announced.
A 16-year-old from Anderson, South Carolina is suing the South Carolina DMV because DMV employees made him remove his makeup when he went to get his driver's license in March. WJBF News Channel 6's Robert Kittle has the story. More>>
The results of an online survey that was posted to Augusta-Richmond County's government website are now in. More>>
Jenny Sanford is asking that U.S. Representative Mark Sanford undergo a psychiatric evaluation and take anger management and parenting courses in the latest filing in the couple's contentious divorce. More>>
6 Things you need to know before you head out the door to start your day. More>>
WJBF News Channel 6's News Team has the news updates that affect the Georgia and South Carolina counties of the CSRA. More>>
There could be a possible reason behind why a North Augusta woman is accused of pulling the trigger that fatally killed her husband on Labor Day. Debra Morris is now behind bars at the Aiken County Detention Center. Neighbors are still trying to put the pieces together WJBF News Channel 6 spoke with people near the couple's home who knew Debra Morris by her time spent in the yard. Those individuals say they are stunned by the news because she didn't appear to be a violent person.
Carrie Lovett's classroom could just have easily been Carrie Lovett's courtroom."I was in law school," Lovett says. "And the principal came to the law school and said we need to substitute for this teacher who's ill with Lupus Disease. And I knew my parents wanted one of us to be a teacher and I volunteered."That was 26 short years ago. She left law school behind and has been changing young lives ever since."When I see young people come in the building and they have smiles on their faces and ... More>>
Ultrasound photos create excitement for expecting parents, but one photo in particular is creating a buzz on the internet. More>>
Lincoln County High School students remember 17-year-old Jacoby Mason, who died after drowning over the weekend.
Lincoln County High School students remember 17-year-old Jacoby Mason, who died after drowning over the weekend.More>>
An Aiken County credited their dog with saving both their lives after a fire tore through and destroyed their Beech Island home.
WJBF News Channel 6 has learned a Grovetown roadway that was closed Tuesday morning due to a broken water main has now been re-opened. More>>
North Augusta Public Safety investigators say a woman is charged with murder in the shooting death of her husband. More>>
Even though conditions at the Augusta Animal Sheltermay beimproving, rescue groups are still pushing the county to change the spay/neuter policy. Rescue groups from Georgia and out of state want to help increase the number of adoptions from the shelter, but many are finding it hard to do so. A rescue group from Florida said the county's policy needs to be altered, so they can help save more animals. Picking out a furr... More>>
Expert hackers from all over the world came to Augusta for the B Sides convention. These professionals demonstrated and spoke about how important it is to make sure your belongings and information are secure. Their message is, you might not be as safe as you think you are.