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  • GMA Saturday Headlines: August 23, 2014

    GMA Saturday Headlines: August 23, 2014

    Saturday, August 23 2014 8:18 AM EDT2014-08-23 12:18:16 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.
  • DEVELOPING ON 6: Outlet Mall Not Coming To Augusta

    DEVELOPING ON 6: Outlet Mall Not Coming To Augusta

    Friday, August 22 2014 4:44 PM EDT2014-08-22 20:44:29 GMT
    Photo of an artist's rendering of the planned Outlet Mall of Georgia at Augusta developmentPhoto of an artist's rendering of the planned Outlet Mall of Georgia at Augusta development
    The developer for the proposed outlet mall in Augusta has released a statement concerning the fact that the outlet mall is not coming to Augusta.
    The developer for the proposed outlet mall in Augusta has released a statement concerning the fact that the outlet mall is not coming to Augusta.
  • CSRA Morning News Update: August 22, 2014

    CSRA Morning News Update: August 22, 2014

    CSRA Morning News Update: August 22, 2014

    Friday, August 22 2014 7:11 AM EDT2014-08-22 11:11:52 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.
  • S.C. Port Revenues Up

    S.C. Port Revenues Up

    Thursday, August 21 2014 8:47 PM EDT2014-08-22 00:47:40 GMT
    Revenues at South Carolina's ports were up sharply during the fiscal year that ended June 30th. The South Carolina Ports Authority reports that revenues for the fiscal year were $164 million, a 17 percent increase over the previous year. Operating earnings were about $14 million. That's about 20 percent above the agency's projections. The ports authority says the April-through-June quarter of this year was the strongest quarter for the ports since 2007 when the Great Recession began.
    Revenues at South Carolina's ports were up sharply during the fiscal year that ended June 30th. The South Carolina Ports Authority reports that revenues for the fiscal year were $164 million, a 17 percent increase over the previous year. Operating earnings were about $14 million. That's about 20 percent above the agency's projections. The ports authority says the April-through-June quarter of this year was the strongest quarter for the ports since 2007 when the Great Recession began.
  • 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, August 21 2014 7:26 AM EDT2014-08-21 11:26:25 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: August 21, 2014

    CSRA Morning News Update: August 21, 2014

    CSRA Morning News Update: August 21, 2014

    Thursday, August 21 2014 7:17 AM EDT2014-08-21 11:17:07 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.
  • Truck Crashes Into Home

    UPDATED ON 6: Suspects Wanted After Crashing Into North Augusta Home

    UPDATED ON 6: Suspects Wanted After Crashing Into North Augusta Home

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 6:14 PM EDT2014-08-20 22:14:50 GMT
    Photo of the scene where a truck crashed into a North Augusta home early Wednesday morningPhoto of the scene where a truck crashed into a North Augusta home early Wednesday morning
    A truck hits a house on Silver Fox Way.
    A truck hits a house on Silver Fox Way.
  • North Augusta Woman Finds Snake In Car

    North Augusta Woman Finds Snake In Car

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 3:35 PM EDT2014-08-20 19:35:11 GMT
    Photo of a snake that a North Augusta, South Carolina woman found in her carPhoto of a snake that a North Augusta, South Carolina woman found in her car
    A North Augusta woman was startled when she found a surprise in her car.
    A North Augusta woman was startled when she found a surprise in her car.
  • SAY WHAT? Myrtle Beach Woman Beat Up Man After He 'Passed Gas' In Her Face, Police Say

    SAY WHAT? Myrtle Beach Woman Beat Up Man After He 'Passed Gas' In Her Face, Police Say

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 11:25 AM EDT2014-08-20 15:25:37 GMT
    Mug shot of Jessica Annette Cerney, who was arrested in Myrtle Beach after reportedly beating up a man after he "passed gas" in her face (PHOTO Credit: WBTS-TV)Mug shot of Jessica Annette Cerney, who was arrested in Myrtle Beach after reportedly beating up a man after he "passed gas" in her face (PHOTO Credit: WBTS-TV)
    A Myrtle Beach man and woman were arrested after they came to blows in a fight sparked when the man allegedly “passed gas” near the woman's face, according to a Myrtle Beach Police Department report.
    A Myrtle Beach man and woman were arrested after they came to blows in a fight sparked when the man allegedly “passed gas” near the woman's face, according to a Myrtle Beach Police Department report.
  • 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, August 20 2014 7:08 AM EDT2014-08-20 11:08:13 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: August 20, 2014

    CSRA Morning News Update: August 20, 2014

    CSRA Morning News Update: August 20, 2014

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 7:04 AM EDT2014-08-20 11:04:29 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.
  • Spurrier, Tanner Take Ice Bucket Challenge Following Gamecocks Practice

    Spurrier, Tanner Take Ice Bucket Challenge Following Gamecocks Practice

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 11:15 PM EDT2014-08-20 03:15:04 GMT
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    The South Carolina Gamecock football team continues its preparations for the 2014 season opener, set for Thursday, August 28, against Texas A&M.
    The South Carolina Gamecock football team continues its preparations for the 2014 season opener, set for Thursday, August 28, against Texas A&M.
  • 59 Arrested By Greenville Police In Latest Prostitution Sting

    59 Arrested By Greenville Police In Latest Prostitution Sting

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 9:30 PM EDT2014-08-20 01:30:28 GMT
    Greenville Police released information Tuesday that 59 people were arrested in a four day long prostitution sting.
    Greenville Police released information Tuesday that 59 people were arrested in a four day long prostitution sting.
  • Health Care Workers Take An Ice Break

    Health Care Workers Take An Ice Break

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 9:14 PM EDT2014-08-20 01:14:27 GMT
    The Calm Before The IceThe Calm Before The Ice
    If you're on social media, no doubt you've heard of it--the A-L-S Ice Bucket Challenge.And today doctors and staff members at Georgia Regents Medical Center took part in the challenge.The center has the area's only certified A-L-S clinic. And those doctors want to encourage people to take part in the upcoming A-L-S Walk to help raise money for the clinic.That walk is September 27th at the Riverwalk.
    If you're on social media, no doubt you've heard of it--the A-L-S Ice Bucket Challenge.And today doctors and staff members at Georgia Regents Medical Center took part in the challenge.The center has the area's only certified A-L-S clinic. And those doctors want to encourage people to take part in the upcoming A-L-S Walk to help raise money for the clinic.That walk is September 27th at the Riverwalk.
  • Project Jackson Clears Hurdle, One Step Closer To Happening

    Project Jackson Clears Hurdle, One Step Closer To Happening

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 4:44 PM EDT2014-08-19 20:44:04 GMT
    Photo of artist's rendering of the proposed Project Jackson in North AugustaPhoto of artist's rendering of the proposed Project Jackson in North Augusta
    Project Jackson is one step closer to happening. South Carolina Judge Ernest Kinard ruled in favor of the city of North Augusta in a lawsuit that was challenging the project's financing plan.
    Project Jackson is one step closer to happening. South Carolina Judge Ernest Kinard ruled in favor of the city of North Augusta in a lawsuit that was challenging the project's financing plan.
  • 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, August 19 2014 7:10 AM EDT2014-08-19 11:10:29 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: August 19, 2014

    CSRA Morning News Update: August 19, 2014

    CSRA Morning News Update: August 19, 2014

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 6:44 AM EDT2014-08-19 10:44:17 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.
  • SLED Agents Cleared in Death

    SLED Agents Cleared in Death

    Monday, August 18 2014 9:55 PM EDT2014-08-19 01:55:17 GMT
    A prosecutor has cleared two South Carolina State Law Enforcement Division agents of any wrongdoing in the shooting death of a man wanted in Connecticut on a murder charge. Authorities say 37-year-old Vamond Elmore, wanted for murder in Norwalk, Connecticut, was holding a gun as he tried to run from a hotel room near Interstate 95 in St. George, South Carolina on July 22. Area media outlets report that First Circuit Solicitor David Pascoe announced Monday the two agents acted in accordance wi...
    A prosecutor has cleared two South Carolina State Law Enforcement Division agents of any wrongdoing in the shooting death of a man wanted in Connecticut on a murder charge. Authorities say 37-year-old Vamond Elmore, wanted for murder in Norwalk, Connecticut, was holding a gun as he tried to run from a hotel room near Interstate 95 in St. George, South Carolina on July 22. Area media outlets report that First Circuit Solicitor David Pascoe announced Monday the two agents acted in accordance wi...
  • New Questions About Animal Control Protocol Following Horse Attacks

    New Questions About Animal Control Protocol Following Horse Attacks

    New Questions About Animal Control Protocol Following Horse Attacks

    Monday, August 18 2014 5:34 PM EDT2014-08-18 21:34:36 GMT
    There are new questions about Aiken Animal Control protocol and South Carolina state law following an animal attack in Aiken County. News Channel 6's Nicole Snyder brought you the story last week about the woman's horses who were mauled to death by dogs.The Aiken Animal Control Chief Officer said these horse deaths are a first, but attacks on goats and other livestock are common. With five animal control officers cove...
    There are new questions about Aiken Animal Control protocol and South Carolina state law following an animal attack in Aiken County. News Channel 6's Nicole Snyder brought you the story last week about the woman's horses who were mauled to death by dogs.The Aiken Animal Control Chief Officer said these horse deaths are a first, but attacks on goats and other livestock are common. With five animal control officers cove...
  • New Highway 378 Bridge Demolished, Fishing Hotspots Created

    New Highway 378 Bridge Demolished, Fishing Hotspots Created

    Monday, August 18 2014 3:25 PM EDT2014-08-18 19:25:19 GMT
    The beginnings of the new highway 378 bridge used to be right here. But now the new cement is at the bottom of the lake. And the fish are loving it. Ed Bettross, Fisheries Biologist at Georgia DNR says, “Basically it becomes an attraction point to smaller fish and so the bigger fish get attracted to that. So it provides a place for them to feed on.” Eighteen feet up from the bottom a depth finder shows the new reefs that provide shelter for many types of fish looking for a spot to rest. “It g...
    The beginnings of the new highway 378 bridge used to be right here. But now the new cement is at the bottom of the lake. And the fish are loving it. Ed Bettross, Fisheries Biologist at Georgia DNR says, “Basically it becomes an attraction point to smaller fish and so the bigger fish get attracted to that. So it provides a place for them to feed on.” Eighteen feet up from the bottom a depth finder shows the new reefs that provide shelter for many types of fish looking for a spot to rest. “It g...
  • Building A Firm Foundation For A Lifetime Commitment

    Building A Firm Foundation For A Lifetime Commitment

    Monday, August 18 2014 2:27 PM EDT2014-08-18 18:27:07 GMT
    Marriage is hard; it takes work, and often times couples struggle to invest the time and care it takes to keep their marriage together. When work and kids take over, couples start to find a disconnect – often just two people living in the same house.
    Marriage is hard; it takes work, and often times couples struggle to invest the time and care it takes to keep their marriage together. When work and kids take over, couples start to find a disconnect – often just two people living in the same house.
  • Out Of The Darkness: Help For Depression

    Out Of The Darkness: Help For Depression

    Monday, August 18 2014 2:27 PM EDT2014-08-18 18:27:07 GMT
    The sudden and tragic death of actor and comedian Robin Williams has forced people worldwide to step back and pay attention to the very real struggle so many face with depression and suicide. Depression does not discriminate. It can affect any age, race, gender, or social group.
    The sudden and tragic death of actor and comedian Robin Williams has forced people worldwide to step back and pay attention to the very real struggle so many face with depression and suicide. Depression does not discriminate. It can affect any age, race, gender, or social group.
  • 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, August 18 2014 7:31 AM EDT2014-08-18 11:31:39 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: August 18, 2014

    CSRA Morning News Update: August 18, 2014

    CSRA Morning News Update: August 18, 2014

    Monday, August 18 2014 7:29 AM EDT2014-08-18 11:29:30 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.
  • Miss Teen USA Visits South Carolina

    Miss Teen USA Visits South Carolina

    Sunday, August 17 2014 10:38 PM EDT2014-08-18 02:38:31 GMT
    2014-2015 Miss Teen USA.2014-2015 Miss Teen USA.
    K. Lee Graham was named the 2014-2015 Miss Teen USA on August 2nd. She represented the state of South Carolina on the national level. On her first visit back home since winning, she talked with News Channel 6's, Margaret-Ann Carter in an exclusive interview.
    K. Lee Graham was named the 2014-2015 Miss Teen USA on August 2nd. She represented the state of South Carolina on the national level. On her first visit back home since winning, she talked with News Channel 6's, Margaret-Ann Carter in an exclusive interview.

  • GMA Sunday Headlines: August 17, 2014

    GMA Sunday Headlines: August 17, 2014

    Sunday, August 17 2014 8:23 AM EDT2014-08-17 12:23:31 GMT
    WJBF News Channel 6's News team has the News updates that affect the Georgia and South Carolina counties of the CSRA.
    WJBF News Channel 6's News team has the News updates that affect the Georgia and South Carolina counties of the CSRA.
  • GMA Saturday Headlines: Augusta 16, 2014

    GMA Saturday Headlines: Augusta 16, 2014

    Saturday, August 16 2014 9:04 AM EDT2014-08-16 13:04:08 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.
  • I-20 Closed After Huge Wreck

    I-20 Closed After Huge Wreck

    Friday, August 15 2014 10:23 PM EDT2014-08-16 02:23:01 GMT
    Interstate 20 is closed due to a wreck involving several cars. The Richmond County Sheriff's Office sent out the closure notice at 10pm Friday. An estimated 10 cars are involved on the Eastbound side at the state line.No reports of injuries or deaths as of this posting. No injuries or fatalities have been reported at this time.
    Interstate 20 is closed due to a wreck involving several cars. The Richmond County Sheriff's Office sent out the closure notice at 10pm Friday. An estimated 10 cars are involved on the Eastbound side at the state line.No reports of injuries or deaths as of this posting. No injuries or fatalities have been reported at this time.
  • Equine Illness

    Equine Illness

    Friday, August 15 2014 4:09 PM EDT2014-08-15 20:09:15 GMT
    South Carolina's state veterinarian says two animals have died from a mosquito-borne illness that also can affect humans. State veterinarian Boyd Parr announced Friday the confirmed cases of Eastern Equine Encephalitis. A horse in Darlington County and a miniature donkey in Horry County recently tested positive for the disease. Parr says vaccination can prevent the serious illness in horses and is especially important in South Carolina's coastal counties. Symptoms include stumbling, circling,...
    South Carolina's state veterinarian says two animals have died from a mosquito-borne illness that also can affect humans. State veterinarian Boyd Parr announced Friday the confirmed cases of Eastern Equine Encephalitis. A horse in Darlington County and a miniature donkey in Horry County recently tested positive for the disease. Parr says vaccination can prevent the serious illness in horses and is especially important in South Carolina's coastal counties. Symptoms include stumbling, circling,...
  • UPDATED ON 6: Mother Arrested for Using F-Word In Grocery Store Receives Apology

    UPDATED ON 6: Mother Arrested for Using F-Word In Grocery Store Receives Apology

    Friday, August 15 2014 9:48 AM EDT2014-08-15 13:48:43 GMT
    Photo of Danielle Wolf, who was arrested after she allegedly said the f-word to her kids in Kroger on Knox Avenue in North AugustaPhoto of Danielle Wolf, who was arrested after she allegedly said the f-word to her kids in Kroger on Knox Avenue in North Augusta
    A North Augusta mother arrested and accused of using profanity toward her kids explains her side of the story to Deon Guillory in a WJBF Exclusive report.
    A North Augusta mother arrested and accused of using profanity toward her kids explains her side of the story to Deon Guillory in a WJBF Exclusive report.
  • 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, August 15 2014 6:43 AM EDT2014-08-15 10:43:33 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: August 15, 2014

    CSRA Morning News Update: August 15, 2014

    CSRA Morning News Update: August 15, 2014

    Friday, August 15 2014 6:40 AM EDT2014-08-15 10:40:12 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.
  • S.C. Getting Cash For Sand Study

    S.C. Getting Cash For Sand Study

    Thursday, August 14 2014 9:14 PM EDT2014-08-15 01:14:10 GMT
    In the wake of Superstorm Sandy, the Carolinas are getting a total of $400,000 to evaluate what sand lies offshore in federal waters that could be used to rebuild beaches and the coast if another severe storm hits. The funds from the federal Bureau of Ocean and Energy Management are part of money going to all Eastern Seaboard states for similar work after the destructive October 2012 storm. The first part of the work involves gathering existing data from diverse sources on what deposits may ...
    In the wake of Superstorm Sandy, the Carolinas are getting a total of $400,000 to evaluate what sand lies offshore in federal waters that could be used to rebuild beaches and the coast if another severe storm hits. The funds from the federal Bureau of Ocean and Energy Management are part of money going to all Eastern Seaboard states for similar work after the destructive October 2012 storm. The first part of the work involves gathering existing data from diverse sources on what deposits may ...
  • Georgia Police Chief Headed To Ferguson, Missouri

    Georgia Police Chief Headed To Ferguson, Missouri

    Thursday, August 14 2014 9:11 PM EDT2014-08-15 01:11:40 GMT
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    DeKalb County's police chief says he will travel to Ferguson, Missouri, this weekend in his role as president of a black law enforcement association. DeKalb County Police Chief Cedric Alexander is president of the National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives. Alexander tells WXIA-TV that he believes a lack of diversity on Ferguson's police force impedes the department's ability to relate to residents. Alexander said the Ferguson police force of more than 50 officers includes thre...
    DeKalb County's police chief says he will travel to Ferguson, Missouri, this weekend in his role as president of a black law enforcement association. DeKalb County Police Chief Cedric Alexander is president of the National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives. Alexander tells WXIA-TV that he believes a lack of diversity on Ferguson's police force impedes the department's ability to relate to residents. Alexander said the Ferguson police force of more than 50 officers includes thre...
  • South Carolina Man Faces Bigamy Charge After Woman's Facebook Search

    South Carolina Man Faces Bigamy Charge After Woman's Facebook Search

    Thursday, August 14 2014 1:45 PM EDT2014-08-14 17:45:32 GMT
    Mug shot of Darnell Pixley (Credit: Newberry County Detention Center)Mug shot of Darnell Pixley (Credit: Newberry County Detention Center)
    A Newberry, South Carolina man has been charged with bigamy after officials discovered he has married four times since 1988 without divorcing any of the women.
    A Newberry, South Carolina man has been charged with bigamy after officials discovered he has married four times since 1988 without divorcing any of the women.
  • 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, August 14 2014 7:23 AM EDT2014-08-14 11:23:05 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: August 14, 2014

    CSRA Morning News Update: August 14, 2014

    CSRA Morning News Update: August 14, 2014

    Thursday, August 14 2014 6:47 AM EDT2014-08-14 10:47:26 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.
  • Doctor Charged in Dogs' Deaths

    Doctor Charged in Dogs' Deaths

    Wednesday, August 13 2014 5:47 PM EDT2014-08-13 21:47:25 GMT
    A doctor faces charges of ill treatment of animals after nine dogs died when they were left in his car while he worked at a Charleston-area hospital. Area media outlets report bond was set Wednesday at $90,000 for 64-year-old Dr. Charles Bickerstaff of James Island. Mount Pleasant police say he left nine Cavalier King Charles Spaniels in crates in the back of his SUV on Monday while working at East Cooper Medical Center for three hours. Bickerstaff's attorney, Bill Thrower, tells The Post an...
    A doctor faces charges of ill treatment of animals after nine dogs died when they were left in his car while he worked at a Charleston-area hospital. Area media outlets report bond was set Wednesday at $90,000 for 64-year-old Dr. Charles Bickerstaff of James Island. Mount Pleasant police say he left nine Cavalier King Charles Spaniels in crates in the back of his SUV on Monday while working at East Cooper Medical Center for three hours. Bickerstaff's attorney, Bill Thrower, tells The Post an...
  • Woman Raises Awareness of Leash Law After Horses Attacked

    Woman Raises Awareness of Leash Law After Horses Attacked

    Woman Raises Awareness of Leash Law After Horses Attacked

    Wednesday, August 13 2014 5:39 PM EDT2014-08-13 21:39:16 GMT
    People living in a rural part of Aiken County say wild dogs are becoming a big problem and they're more than just a nuisance.A local woman says neighborhood dogs on the loose mauled her miniature horses. She's received messages of support worldwide and plans to bring this issue to the county next week. Muffy Seaton is still haunted by the images of her miniature horses."I went in and all three of them had their throat...
    People living in a rural part of Aiken County say wild dogs are becoming a big problem and they're more than just a nuisance.A local woman says neighborhood dogs on the loose mauled her miniature horses. She's received messages of support worldwide and plans to bring this issue to the county next week. Muffy Seaton is still haunted by the images of her miniature horses."I went in and all three of them had their throat...
  • Several People Arrested On Outstanding Warrants In North Augusta

    Several People Arrested On Outstanding Warrants In North Augusta

    Wednesday, August 13 2014 3:15 PM EDT2014-08-13 19:15:26 GMT
    Cop Police Lights graphicCop Police Lights graphic
    Early Wednesday morning, North Augusta Public Safety Officers successfully located and served multiple outstanding arrest warrants in and around the city.
    Early Wednesday morning, North Augusta Public Safety Officers successfully located and served multiple outstanding arrest warrants in and around the city.
  • Work To Remove Encrustation Continues on H.L. Hunley Submarine

    Work To Remove Encrustation Continues on H.L. Hunley Submarine

    Wednesday, August 13 2014 12:24 PM EDT2014-08-13 16:24:14 GMT
    Photo of the Confederate submarine H.L. HunleyPhoto of the Confederate submarine H.L. Hunley
    Scientists have started the long job of removing the encrustation from the hull of Confederate submarine H.L. Hunley.
    Scientists have started the long job of removing the encrustation from the hull of Confederate submarine H.L. Hunley.
  • South Carolina Attorney General Warning Parents After Alleged Online Predator Arrested

    South Carolina Attorney General Warning Parents After Alleged Online Predator Arrested

    Wednesday, August 13 2014 11:26 AM EDT2014-08-13 15:26:58 GMT
    Mug shot of 28-year-old Charles Henry Ross, who allegedly flew from California to South Carolina to have sex with a minor (Credit: Lexington County Sheriff's Department)Mug shot of 28-year-old Charles Henry Ross, who allegedly flew from California to South Carolina to have sex with a minor (Credit: Lexington County Sheriff's Department)
    South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson is warning parents and children about the dangers of the Internet after an accused online predator flew from California to South Carolina to have sex with a minor here.
    South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson is warning parents and children about the dangers of the Internet after an accused online predator flew from California to South Carolina to have sex with a minor here.
  • 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, August 13 2014 6:58 AM EDT2014-08-13 10:58:53 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: August 13, 2014

    CSRA Morning News Update: August 13, 2014

    CSRA Morning News Update: August 13, 2014

    Wednesday, August 13 2014 6:50 AM EDT2014-08-13 10:50:18 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.
  • Billy Lunsford arrested

    Man Wanted In Connection To Mission Mountain Hoax In Aiken Arrested

    Man Wanted In Connection To Mission Mountain Hoax In Aiken Arrested

    Tuesday, August 12 2014 8:49 AM EDT2014-08-12 12:49:31 GMT
    Mug shot of 55-year-old Billy J. Lunsford, who is the man Aiken Department of Public Safety investigators made up the story that a mountain lion had been stolen from an Aiken pet store over the weekend.Mug shot of 55-year-old Billy J. Lunsford, who is the man Aiken Department of Public Safety investigators made up the story that a mountain lion had been stolen from an Aiken pet store over the weekend.
    The man that Aiken Department of Public Safety investigators made up the story that a mountain lion was stolen from an Aiken pet store over the weekend is now behind bars.
    The man that Aiken Department of Public Safety investigators made up the story that a mountain lion was stolen from an Aiken pet store over the weekend is now behind bars.
  • 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, August 12 2014 6:55 AM EDT2014-08-12 10:55:44 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: August 12, 2014

    CSRA Morning News Update: August 12, 2014

    CSRA Morning News Update: August 12, 2014

    Tuesday, August 12 2014 6:50 AM EDT2014-08-12 10:50:27 GMT
    WJBF News Channel 6's News Team has the news updates that affect the Georgia and South Carolina counties of the CSRA.
    WJBF News Channel 6's News Team has the news updates that affect the Georgia and South Carolina counties of the CSRA.
  • Medicaid Catching Up

    Medicaid Catching Up

    Monday, August 11 2014 9:35 PM EDT2014-08-12 01:35:58 GMT
    South Carolina Medicaid officials are working to process thousands of applications backlogged through the federal online marketplace. As of Aug. 1, the state Department of Health and Human Services had reviewed 60 percent of the 38,000 applications the federal government began transferring in mid-February. Of those, 13,000 await more information from the applicant. Deputy director John Supra says the agency should be caught up within a couple of weeks. Six temporary employees hired since Jul...
    South Carolina Medicaid officials are working to process thousands of applications backlogged through the federal online marketplace. As of Aug. 1, the state Department of Health and Human Services had reviewed 60 percent of the 38,000 applications the federal government began transferring in mid-February. Of those, 13,000 await more information from the applicant. Deputy director John Supra says the agency should be caught up within a couple of weeks. Six temporary employees hired since Jul...
  • Education to be Big Issue in SC Governor’s Race

    Education to be Big Issue in SC Governor’s Race

    Monday, August 11 2014 9:09 PM EDT2014-08-12 01:09:44 GMT

    As the new school year is about to start in South Carolina, what happens in those schools in the future will be a big issue in the governor's race.

    As the new school year is about to start in South Carolina, what happens in those schools in the future will be a big issue in the governor's race.

  • 50+ Employers Looking to Hire at Aiken Co. Job Fair 8/12

    50+ Employers Looking to Hire at Aiken Co. Job Fair 8/12

    Monday, August 11 2014 7:10 PM EDT2014-08-11 23:10:21 GMT
    Bi-Lo, Blue Cross/Blue Shield of SC and GlaxoSmithKline are some of the participants in the Aiken County Job Fair Tuesday, August 12th from 10am -2pm at Aiken Technical College Gymnasium.
    Bi-Lo, Blue Cross/Blue Shield of SC and GlaxoSmithKline are some of the participants in the Aiken County Job Fair Tuesday, August 12th from 10am -2pm at Aiken Technical College Gymnasium.
  • UPDATED ON 6: Man Wanted In Connection To Mission Mountain Hoax In Aiken

    UPDATED ON 6: Man Wanted In Connection To Mission Mountain Hoax In Aiken

    Monday, August 11 2014 5:46 PM EDT2014-08-11 21:46:20 GMT
    Photo of The Aquarium Pets store on Richland Avenue in AikenPhoto of The Aquarium Pets store on Richland Avenue in Aiken
    Investigators with the Aiken Department of Public Safety have issued an arrest warrant for a 55-year-old man for filing a false police report about a stolen mountain lion.
    Investigators with the Aiken Department of Public Safety have issued an arrest warrant for a 55-year-old man for filing a false police report about a stolen mountain lion.
  • Only On 6: Mother Explains Why She Left Daughter in Park

    Only On 6: Mother Explains Why She Left Daughter in Park

    Monday, August 11 2014 5:35 PM EDT2014-08-11 21:35:54 GMT
     News Channel 6 has obtained video of police interviewing the mom police say confessed to leaving her daughter at Summerfield Park in North Augusta unsupervised while she went to work at a McDonald's in Augusta.
     News Channel 6 has obtained video of police interviewing the mom police say confessed to leaving her daughter at Summerfield Park in North Augusta unsupervised while she went to work at a McDonald's in Augusta.
  • Congressman Joe Wilson Updates Us On His Efforts in D.C.

    Congressman Joe Wilson Updates Us On His Efforts in D.C.

    Monday, August 11 2014 12:23 PM EDT2014-08-11 16:23:10 GMT
    Even though Congress is in recess, Congressman Joe Wilson is still hard at work. The representative of South Carolina's 2nd District was in the CSRA this week, and took time out to come by Television Park on Thursday. When he did he became a welcomed addition to "The Means Report" lineup.
    Even though Congress is in recess, Congressman Joe Wilson is still hard at work. The representative of South Carolina's 2nd District was in the CSRA this week, and took time out to come by Television Park on Thursday. When he did he became a welcomed addition to "The Means Report" lineup.
  • 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, August 11 2014 6:42 AM EDT2014-08-11 10:42:16 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: August 11, 2014

    CSRA Morning News Update: August 11, 2014

    CSRA Morning News Update: August 11, 2014

    Monday, August 11 2014 6:38 AM EDT2014-08-11 10:38:23 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.
  • GMA Sunday Headlines: August 10, 2014

    GMA Sunday Headlines: August 10, 2014

    Sunday, August 10 2014 8:36 AM EDT2014-08-10 12:36:54 GMT
    WJBF News Channel 6's News team has the News updates that affect the Georgia and South Carolina counties of the CSRA.
    WJBF News Channel 6's News team has the News updates that affect the Georgia and South Carolina counties of the CSRA.
  • Your Hometown Stories: North Augusta Landmark Helps People Celebrate The Good Times Of Past And Present

    Your Hometown Stories: North Augusta Landmark Helps People Celebrate The Good Times Of Past And Present

    Saturday, August 9 2014 5:09 PM EDT2014-08-09 21:09:31 GMT
    Photo of the SNO-CAP Drive-In sign in North Augusta, South CarolinaPhoto of the SNO-CAP Drive-In sign in North Augusta, South Carolina
    In North Augusta, South Carolina there is a family drive-in that has been a landmark since 1964, where people cherish memories of the past and celebrate good times in the present. Our John Lynn tells us more in a WJBF Your Hometown segment.
    In North Augusta, South Carolina there is a family drive-in that has been a landmark since 1964, where people cherish memories of the past and celebrate good times in the present. Our John Lynn tells us more in a WJBF Your Hometown segment.
  • Your Hometown Stories: Group Provides Leisure, Recreation For Those with Disabilities

    Your Hometown Stories: Group Provides Leisure, Recreation For Those with Disabilities

    Saturday, August 9 2014 4:01 PM EDT2014-08-09 20:01:48 GMT
    Photo of members of The REC-ing CrewPhoto of members of The REC-ing Crew
    In North Augusta, there is a non-profit group that helps provide leisure and recreational activities for those with physical and cognitive disabilities. Our John Lynn tells us more in a WJBF Your Hometown Stories segment.
    In North Augusta, there is a non-profit group that helps provide leisure and recreational activities for those with physical and cognitive disabilities. Our John Lynn tells us more in a WJBF Your Hometown Stories segment.
  • GMA Saturday Headlines: August 9, 2014

    GMA Saturday Headlines: August 9, 2014

    Saturday, August 9 2014 8:46 AM EDT2014-08-09 12:46:56 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.
  • First Women Inmates Graduate from SC Prison Program

    First Women Inmates Graduate from SC Prison Program

    Friday, August 8 2014 11:51 PM EDT2014-08-09 03:51:09 GMT
    South Carolina’s first-ever class of female state prison inmates graduated from Columbia International University’s Prison Initiative Friday.
    South Carolina’s first-ever class of female state prison inmates graduated from Columbia International University’s Prison Initiative Friday.
  • Education Chief Displeased With Scores

    Education Chief Displeased With Scores

    Friday, August 8 2014 9:54 PM EDT2014-08-09 01:54:44 GMT
    Superintendent Mick Zais says he's disappointed by the declining scores on South Carolina's last exit exam. Zais said Friday that while students will no longer take the exit exam, the state must work toward improved outcomes on the two college- and career-readiness tests that replace it. Data shows 77.4 percent of first-time test-takers passed both the English and math sections of the High School Assessment Program last school year. That's down from 82 percent in 2013 and was students' worst ...
    Superintendent Mick Zais says he's disappointed by the declining scores on South Carolina's last exit exam. Zais said Friday that while students will no longer take the exit exam, the state must work toward improved outcomes on the two college- and career-readiness tests that replace it. Data shows 77.4 percent of first-time test-takers passed both the English and math sections of the High School Assessment Program last school year. That's down from 82 percent in 2013 and was students' worst ...
  • UPDATED ON 6: Child Struck By Truck In Warrenville

    UPDATED ON 6: Child Struck By Truck In Warrenville

    Friday, August 8 2014 4:25 PM EDT2014-08-08 20:25:51 GMT
    Photo of the scene where a child was struck by a truck in Warrenville, South CarolinaPhoto of the scene where a child was struck by a truck in Warrenville, South Carolina
    WJBF News Channel 6 has received more information concerning a child that was hit by a vehicle in Warrenville Friday afternoon.
    WJBF News Channel 6 has received more information concerning a child that was hit by a vehicle in Warrenville Friday afternoon.
  • 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, August 8 2014 6:55 AM EDT2014-08-08 10:55:05 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: August 7, 2014

    CSRA Morning News Update: August 7, 2014

    CSRA Morning News Update: August 7, 2014

    Friday, August 8 2014 6:47 AM EDT2014-08-08 10:47:57 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.
  • New Guidelines Limit SC School Fundraisers, Snacks

    New Guidelines Limit SC School Fundraisers, Snacks

    Thursday, August 7 2014 9:20 PM EDT2014-08-08 01:20:49 GMT
    When South Carolina students go back to school this month, they won't be able to buy chicken biscuits in the car drop-off line, pizza slices during lunch or candy bars between classes. New federal nutrition guidelines that changed school lunches two years ago now apply to school vending machines, canteens, and fundraisers. The guidelines limit calories and the amount of sugar, salt, and fat in the foods sold in schools. Snacks have to be whole grains, fruits, vegetables, dairy products, or p...
    When South Carolina students go back to school this month, they won't be able to buy chicken biscuits in the car drop-off line, pizza slices during lunch or candy bars between classes. New federal nutrition guidelines that changed school lunches two years ago now apply to school vending machines, canteens, and fundraisers. The guidelines limit calories and the amount of sugar, salt, and fat in the foods sold in schools. Snacks have to be whole grains, fruits, vegetables, dairy products, or p...
  • PHOTOS: CSRA Kids Head Back To School (2014)

    PHOTOS: CSRA Kids Head Back To School (2014)

    Thursday, August 7 2014 5:51 PM EDT2014-08-07 21:51:09 GMT
    Jasmine Green arrives for her first day of school at North Harlem Elementary School (Credit: Karen Green)Jasmine Green arrives for her first day of school at North Harlem Elementary School (Credit: Karen Green)
    Click for information on submitting and viewing photos of CSRA kids on their first day back to school.
    Click for information on submitting and viewing photos of CSRA kids on their first day back to school.
  • CSRA Back 2 School Resources

    CSRA Back 2 School Resources

    Thursday, August 7 2014 1:46 PM EDT2014-08-07 17:46:04 GMT
    Back To School graphicBack To School graphic
    Click for the resources you need to know about concerning CSRA kids returning back to school.
    Click for the resources you need to know about concerning CSRA kids returning back to school.
  • 10-year-old bitten by shark at Folly Beach

    10-year-old bitten by shark at Folly Beach

    Thursday, August 7 2014 12:15 PM EDT2014-08-07 16:15:48 GMT
    A Charleston boy is recovering after being bitten multiple times by a shark Wednesday afternoon on Folly Beach, according to a report by our South Carolina sister station WCBD.The incident happened just after 2:00 p.m. near East Ashley Avenue, said Fire Chief Steve Mims at Folly Beach Public Safety. The victim, Riley Harris, 10, was boogy boarding in the shallow part of the beach when he was bitten several times on his ankle and foot. He told officials that he believes it was a 4-to-5 feet lo...
    A Charleston boy is recovering after being bitten multiple times by a shark Wednesday afternoon on Folly Beach, according to a report by our South Carolina sister station WCBD.The incident happened just after 2:00 p.m. near East Ashley Avenue, said Fire Chief Steve Mims at Folly Beach Public Safety. The victim, Riley Harris, 10, was boogy boarding in the shallow part of the beach when he was bitten several times on his ankle and foot. He told officials that he believes it was a 4-to-5 feet lo...
  • One dead after overnight shooting at Myrtle Beach resort

    One dead after overnight shooting at Myrtle Beach resort

    Thursday, August 7 2014 10:14 AM EDT2014-08-07 14:14:52 GMT
    One person is dead after being shot early Thursday morning in Myrtle Beach.Myrtle Beach Police Spokesperson David Knipes says that the police were called around 2:30 this morning to the Wave Rider Resort.The male victim was dead upon arrival.The police are actively searching for the shooting suspect, who Knipes describes as a white male, 6'1”, and about 200 pounds. He also has white hair, and wears glasses.The coroner's office is at the scene, and Knipes says the identity of the victim will b...
    One person is dead after being shot early Thursday morning in Myrtle Beach.Myrtle Beach Police Spokesperson David Knipes says that the police were called around 2:30 this morning to the Wave Rider Resort.The male victim was dead upon arrival.The police are actively searching for the shooting suspect, who Knipes describes as a white male, 6'1”, and about 200 pounds. He also has white hair, and wears glasses.The coroner's office is at the scene, and Knipes says the identity of the victim will b...
  • 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, August 7 2014 7:20 AM EDT2014-08-07 11:20:54 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: Augusta 7, 2014

    CSRA Morning News Update: Augusta 7, 2014

    CSRA Morning News Update: Augusta 7, 2014

    Thursday, August 7 2014 7:14 AM EDT2014-08-07 11:14:48 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.
  • SC Schools Don’t Know If They’re Getting Immigrant Children

    SC Schools Don’t Know If They’re Getting Immigrant Children

    Wednesday, August 6 2014 8:29 PM EDT2014-08-07 00:29:12 GMT
    As South Carolina schools get ready to start this month, there’s something they can’t plan for—whether they’ll be getting any of the 350 undocumented immigrant children sent here from the border.
    As South Carolina schools get ready to start this month, there’s something they can’t plan for—whether they’ll be getting any of the 350 undocumented immigrant children sent here from the border.
  • Governor Nikki Haley Signs Landmark Solar Energy Bill

    Governor Nikki Haley Signs Landmark Solar Energy Bill

    Wednesday, August 6 2014 5:55 PM EDT2014-08-06 21:55:27 GMT
    Photo: Governor Nikki Haley is joined Wednesday by Senator Greg Gregory and representatives from the electric cooperatives, utilities, and environmental organizations for a ceremonial signing of S.1189, the S.C. Distributed Energy Resource Program Act.Photo: Governor Nikki Haley is joined Wednesday by Senator Greg Gregory and representatives from the electric cooperatives, utilities, and environmental organizations for a ceremonial signing of S.1189, the S.C. Distributed Energy Resource Program Act.
    Wednesday, Governor Nikki Haley signed the S.C. Distributed Energy Resource Program Act into law.
    Wednesday, Governor Nikki Haley signed the S.C. Distributed Energy Resource Program Act into law.
  • Group Against Hitchcock Parkway Widening Hires Lawyer

    Group Against Hitchcock Parkway Widening Hires Lawyer

    Group Against Hitchcock Parkway Widening Hires Lawyer

    Wednesday, August 6 2014 5:13 PM EDT2014-08-06 21:13:23 GMT
    The debate about the widening of Hitchcock Parkway in Aiken County is heating up. The group that opposes the new construction recently hired a lawyer.This group sent at seven-page letter to city, county, and SCDOT officials. It outlines a number of issues from financial to environmental concerns about new construction on the parkway. Still, the mayor says the project is moving forward.The question about whether this t...
    The debate about the widening of Hitchcock Parkway in Aiken County is heating up. The group that opposes the new construction recently hired a lawyer.This group sent at seven-page letter to city, county, and SCDOT officials. It outlines a number of issues from financial to environmental concerns about new construction on the parkway. Still, the mayor says the project is moving forward.The question about whether this t...
  • SC Capital City Welcomes Children From Border

    SC Capital City Welcomes Children From Border

    SC Capital City Welcomes Children From Border

    Wednesday, August 6 2014 7:27 AM EDT2014-08-06 11:27:13 GMT
    COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - Leaders in South Carolina's capital city have voted to welcome unaccompanied children who have crossed the Mexican border and ended up in the area. Columbia's City Council voted Tuesday in favor of a resolution put forth by Mayor Steve Benjamin to welcome immigrant children to the city. There's been an influx of tens of thousands of children crossing the border into the U.S. illegally since last year to flee violence in Central America countries. Benjamin says at least 3...
    COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - Leaders in South Carolina's capital city have voted to welcome unaccompanied children who have crossed the Mexican border and ended up in the area. Columbia's City Council voted Tuesday in favor of a resolution put forth by Mayor Steve Benjamin to welcome immigrant children to the city. There's been an influx of tens of thousands of children crossing the border into the U.S. illegally since last year to flee violence in Central America countries. Benjamin says at least 3...
  • 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, August 6 2014 7:18 AM EDT2014-08-06 11:18:45 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: August 6, 2014

    CSRA Morning News Update: August 6, 2014

    CSRA Morning News Update: August 6, 2014

    Wednesday, August 6 2014 7:14 AM EDT2014-08-06 11:14:52 GMT
    WJBF News Channel 6's News Team has the news updates that affect the Georgia and South Carolina
    WJBF News Channel 6's News Team has the news updates that affect the Georgia and South Carolina
  • Graham Working on VA Improvements

    Graham Working on VA Improvements

    Tuesday, August 5 2014 9:29 PM EDT2014-08-06 01:29:02 GMT
    Photo of U.S. Senator Lindsey GrahamPhoto of U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham
    U-S Senator Lindsey Graham says help is coming to veterans facing long waits at the V-A.He says a new bill passed by both houses of Congress gives administrators the ability to fire poorly performing employees.The bill also approves the Veterans Choice Card, which will allow veterans to get care from private doctors if they live more than 40 miles from the nearest V-A facility or if they can't get an appointment within 30 days. President Barack Obama is expected to sign the legislation this w...
    U-S Senator Lindsey Graham says help is coming to veterans facing long waits at the V-A.He says a new bill passed by both houses of Congress gives administrators the ability to fire poorly performing employees.The bill also approves the Veterans Choice Card, which will allow veterans to get care from private doctors if they live more than 40 miles from the nearest V-A facility or if they can't get an appointment within 30 days. President Barack Obama is expected to sign the legislation this w...
  • Fact Check: Nikki Haley’s New Welfare-to-Work Ad

    Fact Check: Nikki Haley’s New Welfare-to-Work Ad

    Tuesday, August 5 2014 9:05 PM EDT2014-08-06 01:05:18 GMT
    Gov. Nikki Haley has a new TV ad out in her re-election campaign that says 20,000 South Carolinians have been moved off of welfare by getting jobs.The ad is true, according to DSS.
    Gov. Nikki Haley has a new TV ad out in her re-election campaign that says 20,000 South Carolinians have been moved off of welfare by getting jobs.The ad is true, according to DSS.
  • A Dozen Car Break-Ins Put Neighborhood on High Alert

    A Dozen Car Break-Ins Put Neighborhood on High Alert

    A Dozen Car Break-Ins Put Neighborhood on High Alert

    Tuesday, August 5 2014 7:15 PM EDT2014-08-05 23:15:22 GMT
    A dozen cars were broken into Monday night in the Stephens Mill neighborhood near Highway 25 in Edgefield County. Edgefield County police could only confirm that there were at least 12 car break-ins last night, but people who woke up to their cars broken into have an idea of who may be behind this."Violated”—it only takes one word for Danny Gibson to describe how he's feeling after he woke up to find his car door crac...
    A dozen cars were broken into Monday night in the Stephens Mill neighborhood near Highway 25 in Edgefield County. Edgefield County police could only confirm that there were at least 12 car break-ins last night, but people who woke up to their cars broken into have an idea of who may be behind this."Violated”—it only takes one word for Danny Gibson to describe how he's feeling after he woke up to find his car door crac...
  • Senator Lindsey Graham Says Help Is On The Way For Veterans Waiting For VA Health Care

    Senator Lindsey Graham Says Help Is On The Way For Veterans Waiting For VA Health Care

    Tuesday, August 5 2014 4:35 PM EDT2014-08-05 20:35:30 GMT
    Photo of U.S. Senator Lindsey GrahamPhoto of U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham
    U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC) says help is coming to veterans facing long waits at U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) medical centers.
    U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC) says help is coming to veterans facing long waits at U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) medical centers.
  • Report: Georgia, South Carolina Ranked On List For States With The Best Schools

    Report: Georgia, South Carolina Ranked On List For States With The Best Schools

    Tuesday, August 5 2014 1:04 PM EDT2014-08-05 17:04:56 GMT
    School Report graphicSchool Report graphic
    A report on WalletHub.com ranks all the states by the quality of the schools in the states. Click to see how Georgia and South Carolina fared.
    A report on WalletHub.com ranks all the states by the quality of the schools in the states. Click to see how Georgia and South Carolina fared.
  • 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, August 5 2014 7:14 AM EDT2014-08-05 11:14:37 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: August 5, 2014

    CSRA Morning News Update: August 5, 2014

    CSRA Morning News Update: August 5, 2014

    Tuesday, August 5 2014 6:59 AM EDT2014-08-05 10:59:02 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.
  • More People Playing, Winning Money in SC Education Lottery

    More People Playing, Winning Money in SC Education Lottery

    Tuesday, August 5 2014 1:12 AM EDT2014-08-05 05:12:42 GMT
    The South Carolina Education Lottery set records for ticket sales and the amount of money raised for education in the last fiscal year.
    The South Carolina Education Lottery set records for ticket sales and the amount of money raised for education in the last fiscal year.
  • SLED Seeking New Helicopter

    SLED Seeking New Helicopter

    Monday, August 4 2014 9:06 PM EDT2014-08-05 01:06:03 GMT
    South Carolina's Law Enforcement Division is asking the state for approval to buy a new helicopter.Right now, SLED has four helicopters, but one is from the Vietnam era and is out of service because the parts are no longer available.Two other helicopters were built in the 19-80's and need frequent repairs.The agency is asking to spend about 3-and-a-half million dollars on a new helicopter.The money would come from money the department has collected during investigations as well as fees collec...
    South Carolina's Law Enforcement Division is asking the state for approval to buy a new helicopter.Right now, SLED has four helicopters, but one is from the Vietnam era and is out of service because the parts are no longer available.Two other helicopters were built in the 19-80's and need frequent repairs.The agency is asking to spend about 3-and-a-half million dollars on a new helicopter.The money would come from money the department has collected during investigations as well as fees collec...
  • Grandmother Has Questions About Grandson's Death

    Grandmother Has Questions About Grandson's Death

    Monday, August 4 2014 5:37 PM EDT2014-08-04 21:37:30 GMT

    The grandmother of a deadly shooting victim has questions for the Allendale Police Department

    The grandmother of a deadly shooting victim has questions for the Allendale Police Department

  • Two Aiken Men Indicted On Federal Gun Charges

    Two Aiken Men Indicted On Federal Gun Charges

    Monday, August 4 2014 4:39 PM EDT2014-08-04 20:39:31 GMT
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    Two Aiken men have been indicted on federal gun charges as part of the city's Aiken Safe Communities Initiative.
    Two Aiken men have been indicted on federal gun charges as part of the city's Aiken Safe Communities Initiative.
  • SC girl died in crash a week after 14th birthday and exactly 9 years after brother

    SC girl died in crash a week after 14th birthday and exactly 9 years after brother

    Monday, August 4 2014 3:45 PM EDT2014-08-04 19:45:35 GMT
    Hannah in a photo from Dunbar Funeral HomeHannah in a photo from Dunbar Funeral Home
    Funeral plans have been set for a South Carolina teen girl who died in a car crash just a week after her 14th birthday. Hannah Faith Bickley, age 14, of Chapin SC, died on Thursday in a crash near Charleston -- also exactly 9 years after another tragedy hit her family.
    Funeral plans have been set for a South Carolina teen girl who died in a car crash just a week after her 14th birthday. Hannah Faith Bickley, age 14, of Chapin SC, died on Thursday in a crash near Charleston -- also exactly 9 years after another tragedy hit her family.
  • Taxpayer money could go to help replace Atlantic Beach bike festival

    Taxpayer money could go to help replace Atlantic Beach bike festival

    Monday, August 4 2014 2:25 PM EDT2014-08-04 18:25:58 GMT
    CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) - South Carolina's tourism chief says Atlantic Beach could get both state advertising and building money for an event to replace the town's annual biker festival.Duane Parrish told The Associated Press that bad publicity about violence along the Grand Strand during this year's Memorial Day weekend event likely hurt summer tourism.The summer tourism season got off to a slow start in the Myrtle Beach area. Industry officials said June snow makeup days in the North and Midw...
    CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) - South Carolina's tourism chief says Atlantic Beach could get both state advertising and building money for an event to replace the town's annual biker festival.Duane Parrish told The Associated Press that bad publicity about violence along the Grand Strand during this year's Memorial Day weekend event likely hurt summer tourism.The summer tourism season got off to a slow start in the Myrtle Beach area. Industry officials said June snow makeup days in the North and Midw...
  • PHOTOS: Home Damaged By Fire In Denmark

    PHOTOS: Home Damaged By Fire In Denmark

    Monday, August 4 2014 12:19 PM EDT2014-08-04 16:19:50 GMT
    Photo of a home on fire in Denmark, South CarolinaPhoto of a home on fire in Denmark, South Carolina
    Fire crews are on the scene of a house fire in Denmark.
    Fire crews are on the scene of a house fire in Denmark.
  • SLED: 136 mentally ill in SC denied gun purchases

    SLED: 136 mentally ill in SC denied gun purchases

    Monday, August 4 2014 8:18 AM EDT2014-08-04 12:18:52 GMT
    State agents say 136 people have been stopped from buying guns in South Carolina because a background check showed they had been ruled mentally incompetent by a court.The State Law Enforcement Division told The Post and Courier of Charleston that its agents have also revoked 132 concealed weapons permits from people ruled mentally incompetent.A state law passed last year requires probate courts to report all cases whe...
    State agents say 136 people have been stopped from buying guns in South Carolina because a background check showed they had been ruled mentally incompetent by a court.The State Law Enforcement Division told The Post and Courier of Charleston that its agents have also revoked 132 concealed weapons permits from people ruled mentally incompetent.A state law passed last year requires probate courts to report all cases whe...
  • 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, August 4 2014 7:15 AM EDT2014-08-04 11:15:41 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: Augusta 4, 2014

    CSRA Morning News Update: Augusta 4, 2014

    CSRA Morning News Update: Augusta 4, 2014

    Monday, August 4 2014 7:01 AM EDT2014-08-04 11:01:00 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.
  • Hundreds mourn at vigil for SC teen who died while scuba diving

    Hundreds mourn at vigil for SC teen who died while scuba diving

    Monday, August 4 2014 6:36 AM EDT2014-08-04 10:36:06 GMT
    It has been several weeks since a James Island teenager disappeared while scuba diving near Folly Beach with his father.Sunday, hundreds of friends and family of Tristen Allen gathered to remember the young man. Friends and family say Tristen Allen was an extraordinarily unique and amazing 18-year-old from James Island. Those who knew the young football star say he was vibrant, funny, charming, and most of all very loved. That was clearly evident by the amount o...
    It has been several weeks since a James Island teenager disappeared while scuba diving near Folly Beach with his father.Sunday, hundreds of friends and family of Tristen Allen gathered to remember the young man. Friends and family say Tristen Allen was an extraordinarily unique and amazing 18-year-old from James Island. Those who knew the young football star say he was vibrant, funny, charming, and most of all very loved. That was clearly evident by the amount o...
  • Small whale washes ashore in Myrtle Beach

    Small whale washes ashore in Myrtle Beach

    Sunday, August 3 2014 11:49 PM EDT2014-08-04 03:49:02 GMT
    © © Credit: William B. Tomanek© © Credit: William B. Tomanek
    Teams worked Sunday evening to remove a small whale that washed ashore in Downtown Myrtle Beach.
    Teams worked Sunday evening to remove a small whale that washed ashore in Downtown Myrtle Beach.
  • GMA Sunday Headlines: August 3, 2014

    GMA Sunday Headlines: August 3, 2014

    Sunday, August 3 2014 9:04 AM EDT2014-08-03 13:04:20 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.
  • 1 Dead After I-20 Crash In Aiken County

    1 Dead After I-20 Crash In Aiken County

    Saturday, August 2 2014 9:47 PM EDT2014-08-03 01:47:50 GMT
    A 34-year-old man is dead after being involved in a single vehicle accident on I-20 Saturday morning.
    A 34-year-old man is dead after being involved in a single vehicle accident on I-20 Saturday morning.
  • GMA Saturday Headlines: August 2, 2014

    GMA Saturday Headlines: August 2, 2014

    Saturday, August 2 2014 8:56 AM EDT2014-08-02 12:56:53 GMT
    WJBF News Channel 6's News team has the News updates that affect the Georgia and South Carolina counties of the CSRA.
    WJBF News Channel 6's News team has the News updates that affect the Georgia and South Carolina counties of the CSRA.
  • Ebola Victims To Arrive in Atlanta

    Ebola Victims To Arrive in Atlanta

    Friday, August 1 2014 9:18 PM EDT2014-08-02 01:18:25 GMT
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    Federal officials say two American aid workers who contracted Ebola in Africa will be flown into a metro Atlanta military base. The Pentagon's press secretary, Navy Rear Adm. John Kirby, said Friday that a private-chartered aircraft will be arriving at Dobbins Air Reserve Base with patients evacuated from Africa. The patients will then be taken to medical facilities. Kirby says officials in the U.S. State Department asked the military to provide an airfield for the arrival. Details about the ...
    Federal officials say two American aid workers who contracted Ebola in Africa will be flown into a metro Atlanta military base. The Pentagon's press secretary, Navy Rear Adm. John Kirby, said Friday that a private-chartered aircraft will be arriving at Dobbins Air Reserve Base with patients evacuated from Africa. The patients will then be taken to medical facilities. Kirby says officials in the U.S. State Department asked the military to provide an airfield for the arrival. Details about the ...
  • Power Company Moves Ash From Lagoons

    Power Company Moves Ash From Lagoons

    Friday, August 1 2014 9:17 PM EDT2014-08-02 01:17:53 GMT
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    South Carolina Electric Gas has moved almost a half million tons of coal ash from lagoons on the Wateree River to a lined landfill at its generating plant site on the river near Columbia. The Southern Environmental Law Center said Friday that the figure was included in a semi-annual report on the work released at the end of June. The ash is being moved under a settlement of a lawsuit brought by the Environmental Law Center two years ago. The removal of the ash is ahead of schedule. Under the...
    South Carolina Electric Gas has moved almost a half million tons of coal ash from lagoons on the Wateree River to a lined landfill at its generating plant site on the river near Columbia. The Southern Environmental Law Center said Friday that the figure was included in a semi-annual report on the work released at the end of June. The ash is being moved under a settlement of a lawsuit brought by the Environmental Law Center two years ago. The removal of the ash is ahead of schedule. Under the...
  • South Carolina Prescription Drug Abuse Council Meets To Tackle Prescription Drug Abuse

    South Carolina Prescription Drug Abuse Council Meets To Tackle Prescription Drug Abuse

    Friday, August 1 2014 4:45 PM EDT2014-08-01 20:45:30 GMT
    Photo from Friday's South Carolina Prescription Drug Abuse Council meeting in Coumbia, South CarolinaPhoto from Friday's South Carolina Prescription Drug Abuse Council meeting in Coumbia, South Carolina
    That South Carolina Prescription Drug Abuse Council met Friday to start working on a statewide plan of attack to address the issue of prescription drug abuse.
    That South Carolina Prescription Drug Abuse Council met Friday to start working on a statewide plan of attack to address the issue of prescription drug abuse.
  • MUG SHOTS: 10 People Arrested During Aiken County Neighborhood Saturation Operations

    MUG SHOTS: 10 People Arrested During Aiken County Neighborhood Saturation Operations

    Friday, August 1 2014 3:55 PM EDT2014-08-01 19:55:37 GMT
    Aiken County Sheriff's Office Badge LogoAiken County Sheriff's Office Badge Logo
    Ten people were arrested Thursday after an operation in Aiken County took place in neighborhoods in Beech Island and Clearwater during sweeps for those with outstanding warrants.
    Ten people were arrested Thursday after an operation in Aiken County took place in neighborhoods in Beech Island and Clearwater during sweeps for those with outstanding warrants.
  • 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, August 1 2014 7:24 AM EDT2014-08-01 11:24:03 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: August 1, 2014

    CSRA Morning News Update: August 1, 2014

    CSRA Morning News Update: August 1, 2014

    Friday, August 1 2014 7:18 AM EDT2014-08-01 11:18:05 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.
  • Gullah Festival Being Held On SC Coast

    Gullah Festival Being Held On SC Coast

    Gullah Festival Being Held On SC Coast

    Friday, August 1 2014 6:26 AM EDT2014-08-01 10:26:10 GMT
    A three-day Gullah festival is being held in three cities along the South Carolina coast.
    A three-day Gullah festival is being held in three cities along the South Carolina coast.
  • S.C. Gets Set For Tax-Free Weekend

    S.C. Gets Set For Tax-Free Weekend

    Thursday, July 31 2014 10:19 PM EDT2014-08-01 02:19:29 GMT
    South Carolina is among 12 states offering shoppers a sales tax break this weekend. The sales-tax holiday extends from 12:01 a.m. Friday to midnight Sunday. It shaves state and local sales taxes from clothes, computers and other back-to-school items. That means shoppers will save up to 8.5 percent, depending on local taxes. The state tax rate is 6 percent. In all, South Carolina shoppers are expected to save about $3 million. The Federation of Tax Administrators says 16 states offer tax-free ...
    South Carolina is among 12 states offering shoppers a sales tax break this weekend. The sales-tax holiday extends from 12:01 a.m. Friday to midnight Sunday. It shaves state and local sales taxes from clothes, computers and other back-to-school items. That means shoppers will save up to 8.5 percent, depending on local taxes. The state tax rate is 6 percent. In all, South Carolina shoppers are expected to save about $3 million. The Federation of Tax Administrators says 16 states offer tax-free ...
  • Road Work Suspended For Tax-Free Weekend

    Road Work Suspended For Tax-Free Weekend

    Thursday, July 31 2014 10:18 PM EDT2014-08-01 02:18:13 GMT
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    State transportation officials say they're planning to suspend road work near shopping centers to accommodate Georgians looking to save money during the upcoming tax holiday period. Officials say construction work will be suspended from Friday night to Saturday night within five miles of shopping centers or major shopping districts throughout the state. Department Commissioner Keith Golden says the agency is "glad to offer some relief from lane closures as families prepare for school." GDOT o...
    State transportation officials say they're planning to suspend road work near shopping centers to accommodate Georgians looking to save money during the upcoming tax holiday period. Officials say construction work will be suspended from Friday night to Saturday night within five miles of shopping centers or major shopping districts throughout the state. Department Commissioner Keith Golden says the agency is "glad to offer some relief from lane closures as families prepare for school." GDOT o...
  • Dr. Satish Rao Heads IBS Drug Linzess Study at Medical College of GA

    Dr. Satish Rao Heads IBS Drug Linzess Study at Medical College of GA

    Thursday, July 31 2014 7:32 PM EDT2014-07-31 23:32:05 GMT
    Research is taking place now at the Medical College of GA into the effects of Linzess on the brain/gut connection that causes intense belly pain in IBS patients.
    Research is taking place now at the Medical College of GA into the effects of Linzess on the brain/gut connection that causes intense belly pain in IBS patients.
  • "The HPV Vaccination Ruined my life"

    "The HPV Vaccination Ruined my life"

    Thursday, July 31 2014 5:46 PM EDT2014-07-31 21:46:32 GMT
    Ashley Adair says HPV vaccinations ruined her life.Ashley Adair says HPV vaccinations ruined her life.

    One girl is challenging the highly recommended vaccine, Gardasil, because of an adverse reaction caused by the vaccination. The 20 year old tells, News Channel 6's, Margaret-Ann Carter, how the vaccine changed her life.

    One girl is challenging the highly recommended vaccine, Gardasil, because of an adverse reaction caused by the vaccination. The 20 year old tells, News Channel 6's, Margaret-Ann Carter, how the vaccine changed her life.

  • CSRA Teachers Receive 25% Off Classroom Supplies At Staples This Weekend

    CSRA Teachers Receive 25% Off Classroom Supplies At Staples This Weekend

    Thursday, July 31 2014 10:25 AM EDT2014-07-31 14:25:02 GMT
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    Most teachers spend more than $400 of their own money each year on supplies and materials for their classrooms. This weekend, from August 1st through August 3rd, CSRA teachers will receive 25% off classroom supplies.
    Most teachers spend more than $400 of their own money each year on supplies and materials for their classrooms. This weekend, from August 1st through August 3rd, CSRA teachers will receive 25% off classroom supplies.
  • 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, July 31 2014 7:38 AM EDT2014-07-31 11:38:36 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: July 31, 2014

    CSRA Morning News Update: July 31, 2014

    CSRA Morning News Update: July 31, 2014

    Thursday, July 31 2014 7:34 AM EDT2014-07-31 11:34:33 GMT
    WJBF News Channel 6's News Team has the news updates that affect the Georgia and South Carolina counties of the CSRA.
    WJBF News Channel 6's News Team has the news updates that affect the Georgia and South Carolina counties of the CSRA.
  • Same-Sex Couples Denied Marriage Licenses; Petition Drive Begins

    Same-Sex Couples Denied Marriage Licenses; Petition Drive Begins

    Thursday, July 31 2014 1:31 AM EDT2014-07-31 05:31:34 GMT
    Several same-sex couples tried to get marriage licenses in Greenville Wednesday but were denied because of the state’s ban on gay marriages.
    Several same-sex couples tried to get marriage licenses in Greenville Wednesday but were denied because of the state’s ban on gay marriages.
  • Local Woman Wins 75k in Lottery

    Local Woman Wins 75k in Lottery

    Thursday, July 31 2014 12:02 AM EDT2014-07-31 04:02:58 GMT
    A local woman is $75,000 richer these days.The Johnston, South Carolina woman, whose name was not released, says she gave her husband $5 to spend on a ticket.She's planning to buy a new car and go on a trip with her husband.The Petro Express on Edgefield Road sold the ticket and will get a $700 commission.
    A local woman is $75,000 richer these days.The Johnston, South Carolina woman, whose name was not released, says she gave her husband $5 to spend on a ticket.She's planning to buy a new car and go on a trip with her husband.The Petro Express on Edgefield Road sold the ticket and will get a $700 commission.
  • Changes to S.C. State Fair

    Changes to S.C. State Fair

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 11:52 PM EDT2014-07-31 03:52:07 GMT
    Big changes are coming to the South Carolina State fairgrounds.The property is shrinking -- but fair organizers say it's a move that could make you safer.It's part of a three-year project the South Carolina Department of Transportation has been working on.The fences around the state fair will be moved in ten feet to create an 8-foot sidewalk for pedestrians.Funding for the project is coming from multiple grants, the Richland County gas tax and some federal funds. The state fair is pitching i...
    Big changes are coming to the South Carolina State fairgrounds.The property is shrinking -- but fair organizers say it's a move that could make you safer.It's part of a three-year project the South Carolina Department of Transportation has been working on.The fences around the state fair will be moved in ten feet to create an 8-foot sidewalk for pedestrians.Funding for the project is coming from multiple grants, the Richland County gas tax and some federal funds. The state fair is pitching i...
  • Augusta Commission Approves Nearly $8 Million Tax Hike For 2014

    Augusta Commission Approves Nearly $8 Million Tax Hike For 2014

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 7:03 PM EDT2014-07-30 23:03:05 GMT
    Photo of Augusta millage rate totalsPhoto of Augusta millage rate totals
    Facing a fast approaching deadline, Augusta Commissioners agree to a 1.75 mill property tax hike that will allow the city to get out of a deep budget hole without hitting the reserve. WJBF News Channel 6's George Eskola has the story.
    Facing a fast approaching deadline, Augusta Commissioners agree to a 1.75 mill property tax hike that will allow the city to get out of a deep budget hole without hitting the reserve. WJBF News Channel 6's George Eskola has the story.
  • CSRA Evening News Update: July 30, 2014

    CSRA Evening News Update: July 30, 2014

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 6:56 PM EDT2014-07-30 22:56:56 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.
  • "Sharknado 2: The Second One" Premieres Wednesday Night

    "Sharknado 2: The Second One" Premieres Wednesday Night

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 4:15 PM EDT2014-07-30 20:15:59 GMT
    Photo of a shark from "Sharknado 2: The Second One"Photo of a shark from "Sharknado 2: The Second One"
    The much-anticipated sequel to "Sharknado" premieres Wednesday night on SyFy.
    The much-anticipated sequel to "Sharknado" premieres Wednesday night on SyFy.
  • Brad Means' Interview With Mayor Copenhaver Doesn't Go As Expected

    Brad Means' Interview With Mayor Copenhaver Doesn't Go As Expected

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 3:23 PM EDT2014-07-30 19:23:32 GMT
    Every month Mayor Deke Copenhaver is a welcomed guest on The Means Report, but this month Brad's interview didn't go as planned when the mayor announced he was planning on taking Brad's job! It was all part of a special birthday surprise.
    Every month Mayor Deke Copenhaver is a welcomed guest on The Means Report, but this month Brad's interview didn't go as planned when the mayor announced he was planning on taking Brad's job! It was all part of a special birthday surprise.
  • CSRA Mid-Afternoon News Update: July 30, 2014

    CSRA Mid-Afternoon News Update: July 30, 2014

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 3:03 PM EDT2014-07-30 19:03:24 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.
  • SRS Selected For National Electric Vehicle Pilot Program

    SRS Selected For National Electric Vehicle Pilot Program

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 12:42 PM EDT2014-07-30 16:42:46 GMT
    DOE-SR Fleet Manager Chris Goodman (left) charges the Chevy Volt, the first electric vehicle at the Savannah River Site, while members of the SRNS and DOE-SR Fleet Management team (back row, from left) Tim Armstrong, Kevin Heath and Pete Ladomirak performDOE-SR Fleet Manager Chris Goodman (left) charges the Chevy Volt, the first electric vehicle at the Savannah River Site, while members of the SRNS and DOE-SR Fleet Management team (back row, from left) Tim Armstrong, Kevin Heath and Pete Ladomirak perform
    The first electric car and charging station at the Savannah River Site (SRS) have arrived as part of the National Electric Vehicle Pilot Program.
    The first electric car and charging station at the Savannah River Site (SRS) have arrived as part of the National Electric Vehicle Pilot Program.
  • 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, July 30 2014 6:42 AM EDT2014-07-30 10:42:45 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: July 30, 2014

    CSRA Morning News Update: July 30, 2014

    CSRA Morning News Update: July 30, 2014

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 6:37 AM EDT2014-07-30 10:37:55 GMT
    WJBF News Channel 6's News Team has the news updates that affect the Georgia and South Carolina counties of the CSRA
    WJBF News Channel 6's News Team has the news updates that affect the Georgia and South Carolina counties of the CSRA
  • New Standard for Teaching Evolution in SC Gets Approval

    New Standard for Teaching Evolution in SC Gets Approval

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 11:56 PM EDT2014-07-30 03:56:27 GMT
    The joint committee of members of the SC Education Oversight Committee and state BOE passed a new standard unanimously for teaching evolution.
    The joint committee of members of the SC Education Oversight Committee and state BOE passed a new standard unanimously for teaching evolution.
  • State of the City: Downtown Augusta

    State of the City: Downtown Augusta

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 9:06 PM EDT2014-07-30 01:06:52 GMT
    A recent interview with Augusta's mayor turned into an impromptu tour of one of Augusta's newest businesses.The Metro Market is coming to Broad Street and fueling Deke Copenhaver's optimistic outlook about downtown.Mayor Copenhaver says,"When you look at the fact that our upscale loft space has a 98-percent occupancy rate, we see new restaurants opening all the time. I think downtown is really on the upswing and the best is yet to come."Margaret Woodard heads Augusta's Downtown Development Au...
    A recent interview with Augusta's mayor turned into an impromptu tour of one of Augusta's newest businesses.The Metro Market is coming to Broad Street and fueling Deke Copenhaver's optimistic outlook about downtown.Mayor Copenhaver says,"When you look at the fact that our upscale loft space has a 98-percent occupancy rate, we see new restaurants opening all the time. I think downtown is really on the upswing and the best is yet to come."Margaret Woodard heads Augusta's Downtown Development Au...
  • CSRA Evening News Update: July 29, 2014

    CSRA Evening News Update: July 29, 2014

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 7:01 PM EDT2014-07-29 23:01:24 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.
  • UPDATED ON 6: Truck Driver Injured After 18-Wheeler Collides With Truck Carrying Crane

    UPDATED ON 6: Truck Driver Injured After 18-Wheeler Collides With Truck Carrying Crane

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 5:48 PM EDT2014-07-29 21:48:12 GMT
    Photo from the scene of a crash involving a crane truck and an 18-wheeler in North AugustaPhoto from the scene of a crash involving a crane truck and an 18-wheeler in North Augusta
    An early morning accident sent a truck driver to the hospital, after an 18-wheeler collided with a truck carrying a crane on Laurel Lake Drive, in North Augusta.
    An early morning accident sent a truck driver to the hospital, after an 18-wheeler collided with a truck carrying a crane on Laurel Lake Drive, in North Augusta.
  • Report: South Carolina Ranked Second Worst State In The U.S. To Receive An Education

    Report: South Carolina Ranked Second Worst State In The U.S. To Receive An Education

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 4:58 PM EDT2014-07-29 20:58:01 GMT
    South Carolina has been ranked second as the worst state to get an education, according to a report on American Education released by the American Legislative Exchange Council.
    South Carolina has been ranked second as the worst state to get an education, according to a report on American Education released by the American Legislative Exchange Council.
  • CSRA Mid-Afternoon News Update: July 29, 2014

    CSRA Mid-Afternoon News Update: July 29, 2014

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 2:43 PM EDT2014-07-29 18:43:21 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.
  • Back To School Sales Tax Holidays Will Save Parents Money This Weekend

    Back To School Sales Tax Holidays Will Save Parents Money This Weekend

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 2:02 PM EDT2014-07-29 18:02:19 GMT
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    Click for information on back to school sales tax holidays for Georgia and South Carolina.
    Click for information on back to school sales tax holidays for Georgia and South Carolina.
  • Golfers Turn Out for Larry Bray Tournament

    Golfers Turn Out for Larry Bray Tournament

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 9:59 AM EDT2014-07-29 13:59:22 GMT
    Monday marked an annual tradition for a great cause.Players endured the hot weather for a golf tournament to raise money for diabetes research.The Larry Bray Memorial Golf Tournament teed off at West Lake.The tournament honors Westside High graduate Larry Bray, who was killed in a car accident in 2008. Just before his death, Larry's niece, Maggie, was diagnosed with type one diabetes.In just 6 years, the tournament has raised more than 150-thousand dollars for the University Health Care Syste...
    Monday marked an annual tradition for a great cause.Players endured the hot weather for a golf tournament to raise money for diabetes research.The Larry Bray Memorial Golf Tournament teed off at West Lake.The tournament honors Westside High graduate Larry Bray, who was killed in a car accident in 2008. Just before his death, Larry's niece, Maggie, was diagnosed with type one diabetes.In just 6 years, the tournament has raised more than 150-thousand dollars for the University Health Care Syste...
  • 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, July 29 2014 7:38 AM EDT2014-07-29 11:38:53 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: July 29, 2014

    CSRA Morning News Update: July 29, 2014

    CSRA Morning News Update: July 29, 2014

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 7:34 AM EDT2014-07-29 11:34:25 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.
  • Mother and Child Escape Fire

    Mother and Child Escape Fire

    Monday, July 28 2014 9:23 PM EDT2014-07-29 01:23:36 GMT
    An Aiken County mother and her baby are homeless tonight after a fire destroyed their home.The blaze broke out shortly before two this morning on Vaucluse Road. Firefighters say the mother and baby escaped safely. Investigators are still trying to determine what caused the fire.
    An Aiken County mother and her baby are homeless tonight after a fire destroyed their home.The blaze broke out shortly before two this morning on Vaucluse Road. Firefighters say the mother and baby escaped safely. Investigators are still trying to determine what caused the fire.
  • Is SC Becoming More Secretive, Speeding Fines SC Work Zones

    SC Headlines: July 28, 2014

    SC Headlines: July 28, 2014

    Monday, July 28 2014 8:55 PM EDT2014-07-29 00:55:56 GMT
    Watchdog groups in South Carolina are worried that several recent state Supreme Court rulings and other actions are making the state more secretive, making it harder for you to follow your government.
    Watchdog groups in South Carolina are worried that several recent state Supreme Court rulings and other actions are making the state more secretive, making it harder for you to follow your government.
  • SC mall evacuated after shooting, one man wounded

    SC mall evacuated after shooting, one man wounded

    Monday, July 28 2014 6:56 PM EDT2014-07-28 22:56:23 GMT
    Shooting scene outside Northwoods Mall in North CharlestonShooting scene outside Northwoods Mall in North Charleston
    NORTH CHARLESTON, SC - According to officials just before 12:30 p.m. officers were dispatched to the parking lot of Northwoods Mall near Books-A-Million in reference to a shooting.When police arrived at the scene they found a black male suffering from a gunshot wound.The victim told authorities that he came to the mall to pick up a friend and there was an altercation between the two resulting in the victim being shot.Witnesses say the suspect fled the area and may have gotten into an awaiting...
    NORTH CHARLESTON, SC - According to officials just before 12:30 p.m. officers were dispatched to the parking lot of Northwoods Mall near Books-A-Million in reference to a shooting.When police arrived at the scene they found a black male suffering from a gunshot wound.The victim told authorities that he came to the mall to pick up a friend and there was an altercation between the two resulting in the victim being shot.Witnesses say the suspect fled the area and may have gotten into an awaiting...
  • CSRA Evening News Update: July 28, 2014

    CSRA Evening News Update: July 28, 2014

    Monday, July 28 2014 6:05 PM EDT2014-07-28 22:05:52 GMT
    Photo of Jennie MontgomeryPhoto of 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.
  • CSRA 2014-2015 Back To School Start Dates

    CSRA 2014-2015 Back To School Start Dates

    Monday, July 28 2014 5:55 PM EDT2014-07-28 21:55:29 GMT
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    We have compiled a list of school year starts dates for CSRA school systems. Click for more information.
    We have compiled a list of school year starts dates for CSRA school systems. Click for more information.
  • Funding continues to be a major problem for MOX Program

    Funding continues to be major problem for MOX Program

    Funding continues to be major problem for MOX Program

    Monday, July 28 2014 4:16 PM EDT2014-07-28 20:16:14 GMT
    Governor Nikki Haley, U.S. Senators Lindsey Graham and Tim Scott, U.S. Representative Joe Wilson, and theU.S. Department of Energy Secretary met with local officials at theSavannah River Siteto talk about the future of the MOX program on Monday.The program will be funded through the end of September, buton Mondaythe groupfocused on what happens after that ends.Under the President's proposed budget, the MOX project would have been put on stand-by. But after a lawsuit, and an agreement with the...
    Governor Nikki Haley, U.S. Senators Lindsey Graham and Tim Scott, U.S. Representative Joe Wilson, and theU.S. Department of Energy Secretary met with local officials at theSavannah River Siteto talk about the future of the MOX program on Monday.The program will be funded through the end of September, buton Mondaythe groupfocused on what happens after that ends.Under the President's proposed budget, the MOX project would have been put on stand-by. But after a lawsuit, and an agreement with the...
  • Grand Strand area man charged after teen's 'explicit' photo posted to Instagram

    Grand Strand area man charged after teen's 'explicit' photo posted to Instagram

    Monday, July 28 2014 3:55 PM EDT2014-07-28 19:55:27 GMT
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    A teenager from Brunswick County has been charged after deputies say he passed along a young girl's explicit photo that made it onto a social media website.On Friday, Detectives with the Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Unit arr
    A teenager from Brunswick County has been charged after deputies say he passed along a young girl's explicit photo that made it onto a social media website.On Friday, Detectives with the Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Unit arr
  • Man Claims He Was Attacked On McCormick County Bike Trail

    Man Claims He Was Attacked On McCormick County Bike Trail

    Monday, July 28 2014 3:06 PM EDT2014-07-28 19:06:01 GMT
    Photo of the beginning of a biking trail in McCormick County where a man says he was attacked this past weekend.Photo of the beginning of a biking trail in McCormick County where a man says he was attacked this past weekend.
    A man claims he was attacked while riding on a McCormick County bike trail Saturday night.
    A man claims he was attacked while riding on a McCormick County bike trail Saturday night.
  • CSRA Mid-Afternoon News Update: July 28, 2014

    CSRA Mid-Afternoon News Update: July 28, 2014

    Monday, July 28 2014 1:53 PM EDT2014-07-28 17:53:25 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.
  • 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, July 28 2014 7:22 AM EDT2014-07-28 11:22:12 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: July 28, 2014

    CSRA Morning News Update: July 28, 2014

    CSRA Morning News Update: July 28, 2014

    Monday, July 28 2014 6:18 AM EDT2014-07-28 10:18:47 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.
  • Fire Sweeps Through Aiken County Home

    Fire Sweeps Through Aiken County Home

    Monday, July 28 2014 4:42 AM EDT2014-07-28 08:42:48 GMT
    Fire Generic graphicFire Generic graphic
    An early morning fire swept through a home in Aiken County early Monday. It broke out shortly before 2:00 a.m. on the 48 hundred block of Vaucluse road. That's just off Good Springs Road. No injuries reported. The home is reportedly badly damaged. The cause of the fire is under investigation.
    An early morning fire swept through a home in Aiken County early Monday. It broke out shortly before 2:00 a.m. on the 48 hundred block of Vaucluse road. That's just off Good Springs Road. No injuries reported. The home is reportedly badly damaged. The cause of the fire is under investigation.
  • CSRA Evening Headlines: Sunday, July 27th, 2014

    CSRA Evening Headlines: Sunday, July 27th, 2014

    Sunday, July 27 2014 11:45 PM EDT2014-07-28 03:45:10 GMT
    Mike Miller, John Lynn, Margaret-Ann Carter, and Nicole Snyder have your Sunday evening headlines.
    Mike Miller, John Lynn, Margaret-Ann Carter, and Nicole Snyder have your Sunday evening headlines.
  • Local Organization Aims to Decrease Boating Fatalities in the CSRA

    Local Organization Aims to Decrease Boating Fatalities in the CSRA

    Local Organization Aims to Decrease Boating Fatalities in the CSRA

    Sunday, July 27 2014 6:26 PM EDT2014-07-27 22:26:09 GMT
    One local organization is working to decrease the number of boating accidents and fatalities in the CSRA.According to the U.S. Coast Guard, Georgia and South Carolina both ranked as two of the top ten states for the highest number of fatal boating accidents in 2013, and a majority of the deaths happened during the summer time.Thurmond Lake Power Squadron teaches water and boat safety throughout the year. One goal of t...
    One local organization is working to decrease the number of boating accidents and fatalities in the CSRA.According to the U.S. Coast Guard, Georgia and South Carolina both ranked as two of the top ten states for the highest number of fatal boating accidents in 2013, and a majority of the deaths happened during the summer time.Thurmond Lake Power Squadron teaches water and boat safety throughout the year. One goal of t...
  • GMA Sunday Headlines: July 27, 2014

    GMA Sunday Headlines: July 27, 2014

    Sunday, July 27 2014 9:21 AM EDT2014-07-27 13:21:36 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 Headlines: Saturday, July 26th, 2014

    CSRA Evening Headlines: Saturday, July 26th, 2014

    Saturday, July 26 2014 7:50 PM EDT2014-07-26 23:50:07 GMT
    Mike Miller, John Lynn, and Nicole Snyder have your Saturday evening headlines.
    Mike Miller, John Lynn, and Nicole Snyder have your Saturday evening headlines.
  • GMA Saturday Headlines: July 26, 2014

    GMA Saturday Headlines: July 26, 2014

    Saturday, July 26 2014 9:38 AM EDT2014-07-26 13:38:22 GMT
    WJBF News Channel 6's News team has the News updates that affect the Georgia and South Carolina counties of the CSRA.
    WJBF News Channel 6's News team has the News updates that affect the Georgia and South Carolina counties of the CSRA.
  • WJBF Says Farewell To Dee Griffin

    WJBF Says Farewell To Dee Griffin

    Friday, July 25 2014 6:18 PM EDT2014-07-25 22:18:39 GMT
    Photo of Dee Griffin and Jennie MontgomeryPhoto of Dee Griffin and Jennie Montgomery
    It is with a heavy heart that we are bidding farewell to our beloved Dee Griffin.
    It is with a heavy heart that we are bidding farewell to our beloved Dee Griffin.
  • Verdict On Project Jackson Lawsuit May Have To Wait

    Verdict On Project Jackson Lawsuit May Have To Wait

    Friday, July 25 2014 4:32 PM EDT2014-07-25 20:32:00 GMT
    Artist's rendering of the proposed Project Jackson developmentArtist's rendering of the proposed Project Jackson development
    It looks like a verdict on the Project Jackson case won't come until the end of August.
    It looks like a verdict on the Project Jackson case won't come until the end of August.
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