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

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

    Saturday, April 19 2014 10:52 PM EDT2014-04-20 02:52:05 GMT
    Photo from WJBF News Channel 6's Conversation with Augusta's Mayoral CandidatesPhoto from WJBF News Channel 6's Conversation with Augusta's Mayoral Candidates
    Saturday evening, WJBF News Channel 6's Brad Means hosted a conversation with all five candidates vying to become the next mayor of Augusta. Click to view the segments online.
    Saturday evening, WJBF News Channel 6's Brad Means hosted a conversation with all five candidates vying to become the next mayor of Augusta. Click to view the segments online.
  • News Channel 6 Investigates: Was University Policy Violated When GRU Officer Shot Student?

    News Channel 6 Investigates: Was University Policy Violated When GRU Officer Shot Student?

    Friday, March 28 2014 6:55 PM EDT2014-03-28 22:55:17 GMT
    Photo of Georgia Regents University, Donte Lavelle Stewart, who wasw shot by a campus police officer in FebruaryPhoto of Georgia Regents University, Donte Lavelle Stewart, who wasw shot by a campus police officer in February
    The man who was shot by a GRU Police Officer last month has questions he wants answered concerning university policy. Donte Stewart, 19, has been charged with Obstruction and Aggravated Assault on a Police Officer. WJBF News Channel 6’s Mike Miller is always investigating, and he has the story.
    The man who was shot by a GRU Police Officer last month has questions he wants answered concerning university policy. Donte Stewart, 19, has been charged with Obstruction and Aggravated Assault on a Police Officer. WJBF News Channel 6’s Mike Miller is always investigating, and he has the story.
  • March 31st deadline extended if you've already started

    Affordable Health Care - Extension

    Affordable Health Care - Extension

    Tuesday, March 25 2014 10:51 PM EDT2014-03-26 02:51:11 GMT
    The Obama administration is granting more time for people to apply for health care if they started the process but were unable to complete it before the March 31 deadline.OFFICIALS SAYING TONIGHT the administration will be ready to help people -quote- "in line" by the deadline finish their applications, either online or over the phone.The administration is racing to sign up at least 6 million people in the new health insurance markets offering subsidized private coverage.
    The Obama administration is granting more time for people to apply for health care if they started the process but were unable to complete it before the March 31 deadline.OFFICIALS SAYING TONIGHT the administration will be ready to help people -quote- "in line" by the deadline finish their applications, either online or over the phone.The administration is racing to sign up at least 6 million people in the new health insurance markets offering subsidized private coverage.
  • News Channel 6 Investigates: GRU Student Speaking Out About Shooting Incident

    News Channel 6 Investigates: GRU Student Speaking Out About Shooting Incident

    Wednesday, March 19 2014 3:07 PM EDT2014-03-19 19:07:12 GMT
    A GRU student is speaking out about a police officer who shot him on campus last month. WJBF News Channel 6's Mike Miller has the story...
    A GRU student is speaking out about a police officer who shot him on campus last month. WJBF News Channel 6's Mike Miller has the story...
  • Affordable Care Act - December 5th

    Affordable Care Act - December 5th

    Friday, December 6 2013 9:12 PM EST2013-12-07 02:12:46 GMT
    According to White House officials, the troubled Affordable Care Act website is running a lot smoother. To back that claim, they've released positive numbers of those who successfully signed up. The White House facing a goal of enrolling Americans in insurance plans by the end of the year. But they are also working to change the public perception of the health care law after a rough two months of technical problems. Still there are many who have questions about how the affordable care act wil...
    According to White House officials, the troubled Affordable Care Act website is running a lot smoother. To back that claim, they've released positive numbers of those who successfully signed up. The White House facing a goal of enrolling Americans in insurance plans by the end of the year. But they are also working to change the public perception of the health care law after a rough two months of technical problems. Still there are many who have questions about how the affordable care act wil...
  • Affordable Care Act - November 21

    Affordable Care Act - November 21

    Thursday, November 21 2013 8:55 PM EST2013-11-22 01:55:20 GMT
    As tbe Obama Administration continues working to resolve website issues.....those with and without a job face the registration deadline that is quickly approaching.
    Millions will be affected by the new healthcare law on January 1st 2014. Recent website issues are supposed to be fixed by December 1st.
  • Affordable care Act - Nov 8th

    Affordable care Act - Nov 8th

    Sunday, November 10 2013 8:49 AM EST2013-11-10 13:49:38 GMT
    How will the Affordable Care Act affect medicare coverage.
    Will benefits change for medicare recipiants? And Should medicare patients go to the ACA website?
    Many Americans who were told they would be able to keep their current insurance if they wanted liked it, However some policies will discontinue in 2014, because of the new health care law.
  • Affordable Care Act and Autism

    Affordable Care Act and Autism

    Thursday, November 7 2013 11:23 PM EST2013-11-08 04:23:51 GMT
    Insurance companies in Georgia are not required to cover treatments for autism.
    The Solares family definitely knows how beneficial it is to get early treatment for children, Melissa, " I think arturo can be used as a bench mark of what can happen if we can get together,
  • Affordable care Act - October 31st

    Affordable care Act - October 31st

    Sunday, November 3 2013 8:12 AM EST2013-11-03 13:12:42 GMT
    Question, "I'm wondering if I have split custody of my child, who is responsible for the fees if we don't have healthcare? is it the parent who claims the child on their taxes?"
    Trying to figure out medical coverage for parents with part-time custody of their children?
  • Affordable Care Act - October 17th

    Affordable Care Act - October 17th

    Tuesday, October 22 2013 3:55 PM EDT2013-10-22 19:55:55 GMT
    If you have questions about the Affordable Care Act, send them to News Channel Six.....at CareAct at WJBF.com, we'll take your questions and get you the answers you need. It's healthcare coverage you can count on.
    From unemployment, to disability to medicaid....many of you have questions about how the Affordable Care Act will affect you in those areas....Robert Harn from Benefit Coordinators has the answers to help you.
  • Affordable Care Act - October 10th

    Affordable Care Act - October 10th

    Monday, October 14 2013 4:57 PM EDT2013-10-14 20:57:18 GMT
    Open enrollment for the Affordable Healthcare Act is underway.
    If you have questions about the affordable care act, send them to news channel six.....at care act at WJBF.com.

     
  • Affordable Care Act - October 3rd

    Affordable Care Act - October 3rd

    Tuesday, October 8 2013 6:34 PM EDT2013-10-08 22:34:39 GMT
    Open enrollment for the Affordable Healthcare Act is underway go to their website, Healthcare-Dot-Gov.... or call them at : 1-800-318-2596 Ana ask.....I am unemployed and can't Afford Health Insurance,
    Open enrollment for the Affordable Healthcare Act is underway go to their website, Healthcare-Dot-Gov.... or call them at : 1-800-318-2596 Ana ask.....I am unemployed and can't Afford Health Insurance,
  • WJBF EXTRA: Affordable Care Act Questions & Answers

    WJBF EXTRA: Affordable Care Act Questions & Answers

    Friday, September 27 2013 10:42 AM EDT2013-09-27 14:42:47 GMT
    On March 23, 2010, The patient protection and the Affordable Care Act was signed into law.
    Often times it's referred to as "Obamacare" and on October 1st, open enrollment will begin….with additional changes rolling out every year until 2022.  

  • WJBF EXTRA: CSRA Author Examines The World Of Appletopia

    WJBF EXTRA: CSRA Author Examines The World Of Appletopia

    Wednesday, July 17 2013 9:45 AM EDT2013-07-17 13:45:57 GMT
    It's a staggering statistic. Half of American households own an Apple product. That's more than 55 million homes.  A new book, written by an author with Augusta ties, examines Appletopia.
    Half of American households own an Apple product. That's more than 55 million homes.  A new book, written by an author with Augusta ties, examines how Apple's late founder, Steve Jobs, marketed his vision to the world.
  • WJBF EXTRA "Monster Truck" Danger

    WJBF EXTRA "Monster Truck" Danger

    Thursday, July 11 2013 7:54 PM EDT2013-07-11 23:54:28 GMT
    George Eskola reports on the dangers of "monster trucks" on the roadways in this WJBF EXTRA report.
    They are giants on the highway. You've seen them...the jacked-up four wheel drive vehicels...the so-called "monster trucks". Many people love to take them off-road, but they are also on the highway, trading spaces with regular cars, and that can create a dangerous situation. George Eskola has the story in a WJBF EXTRA report.
  • WJBF EXTRA: Who's Digging Your Trash?

    WJBF EXTRA: Who's Digging Your Trash?

    Tuesday, July 9 2013 4:58 PM EDT2013-07-09 20:58:08 GMT
    Who's digging your trash? WJBF News Channel 6's Aiken County Bureau Chief Ashley Bridges takes an eye-opening look at what you're throwing away and why you may want to think more about your trash.
    Who's digging your trash?  WJBF News Channel 6's Aiken County Bureau Chief Ashley Bridges takes an eye-opening look at what you're throwing away and why you may want to think more about your trash in this News Channel 6 Extra.
  • WJBF Extra: Inside Islam - Breaking "Muslim Misconceptions"

    WJBF Extra: Inside Islam - Breaking "Muslim Misconceptions"

    Friday, July 5 2013 10:58 AM EDT2013-07-05 14:58:46 GMT
    With more than 1.6 billion followers, Islam is the world's 2nd largest religion after Christianity. But after the 9/11 attacks, and the Boston marathon bombings, many people have labeled Muslims as terrorists.
    With more than 1.6 billion followers, Islam is the world's 2nd largest religion after Christianity.

    But after the 9/11 attacks, and the Boston marathon bombings, many people have labeled Muslims as terrorists.
  • "Thigh Gap": Teens & Body Image

    "Thigh Gap": Teens & Body Image

    Tuesday, July 2 2013 11:25 PM EDT2013-07-03 03:25:50 GMT
    The latest obsession, according to some teens, is ITC: Inner Thigh Clearance... and girls are starving themselves to achieve it.
    The latest obsession, according to some teens, is ITC: Inner Thigh Clearance... and girls are starving themselves to achieve it.
  • Project Jackson: Comparing NA Plans to Greenville, SC Stadium

    Project Jackson: Comparing NA Plans to Greenville, SC Stadium

    Thursday, June 27 2013 6:58 PM EDT2013-06-27 22:58:28 GMT
    North Augusta officials compare Project Jackson to the minor league baseball stadium in Greenville, South Carolina.
    North Augusta officials compare Project Jackson to the minor league baseball stadium in Greenville, South Carolina.
  • Columbia County, Richmond County Graduation Ceremonies Now Online

    Columbia County, Richmond County Graduation Ceremonies Now Online

    Sunday, June 9 2013 5:44 AM EDT2013-06-09 09:44:19 GMT
    WJBF News Channel 6 is proud to announce that the graduation ceremonies from Columbia County and Richmond County are now online.
    WJBF News Channel 6 is proud to announce that the graduation ceremonies from Columbia County and Richmond County are now online.
  • T.W. Josey Comprehensive High School Graduation Ceremony 2013

    T.W. Josey Comprehensive High School Graduation Ceremony 2013

    Sunday, June 9 2013 4:05 AM EDT2013-06-09 08:05:42 GMT
    T.W. Josey Comprehensive High School held its 2013 graduation ceremony Wednesday, May 29th, at the James Brown Arena in downtown Augusta. We now have that graduation ceremony online.
    T.W. Josey Comprehensive High School held its 2013 graduation ceremony Wednesday, May 29th, at the James Brown Arena in downtown Augusta. We now have that graduation ceremony online.
  • Westside High School Graduation Ceremony 2013

    Westside High School Graduation Ceremony 2013

    Sunday, June 9 2013 4:05 AM EDT2013-06-09 08:05:06 GMT
    Westside High School held its 2013 graduation ceremony Wednesday, May 29th, at the James Brown Arena in downtown Augusta. We now have that graduation ceremony online.
    Westside High School held its 2013 graduation ceremony Wednesday, May 29th, at the James Brown Arena in downtown Augusta. We now have that graduation ceremony online.
  • Academy Of Richmond County Graduation Ceremony 2013

    Academy Of Richmond County Graduation Ceremony 2013

    Sunday, June 9 2013 4:04 AM EDT2013-06-09 08:04:48 GMT
    The Academy Of Richmond County held its 2013 graduation ceremony Wednesday, May 29th, at the James Brown Arena in downtown Augusta. We now have that graduation ceremony online. Once again, this year, River
    The Academy Of Richmond County held its 2013 graduation ceremony Wednesday, May 29th, at the James Brown Arena in downtown Augusta. We now have that graduation ceremony online.
  • A.R. Johnson Health Science and Engineering Magnet High School Graduation Ceremony 2013

    A.R. Johnson Health Science and Engineering Magnet High School Graduation Ceremony 2013

    Sunday, June 9 2013 4:04 AM EDT2013-06-09 08:04:06 GMT
    A.R. Johnson Health Science and Engineering Magnet High School held its 2013 graduation ceremony Wednesday, May 29th, at the James Brown Arena in downtown Augusta. We now have that graduation ceremony online.
    A.R. Johnson Health Science and Engineering Magnet High School held its 2013 graduation ceremony Wednesday, May 29th, at the James Brown Arena in downtown Augusta. We now have that graduation ceremony online.
  • Cross Creek High School Graduation Ceremony 2013

    Cross Creek High School Graduation Ceremony 2013

    Sunday, June 9 2013 4:03 AM EDT2013-06-09 08:03:18 GMT
    Cross Creek High School held its 2013 graduation ceremony Wednesday, May 29th, at the James Brown Arena in downtown Augusta. We now have that graduation ceremony online.
    Cross Creek High School held its 2013 graduation ceremony Wednesday, May 29th, at the James Brown Arena in downtown Augusta. We now have that graduation ceremony online.
  • Hephzibah High School Graduation Ceremony 2013

    Hephzibah High School Graduation Ceremony 2013

    Sunday, June 9 2013 4:00 AM EDT2013-06-09 08:00:49 GMT
    Hephzibah High School held its 2013 graduation ceremony Tuesday, May 28th, at the James Brown Arena in downtown Augusta. We now have that graduation ceremony online.
    Hephzibah High School held its 2013 graduation ceremony Tuesday, May 28th, at the James Brown Arena in downtown Augusta. We now have that graduation ceremony online.
  • John S. Davidson Fine Arts Magnet High School Graduation Ceremony 2013

    John S. Davidson Fine Arts Magnet High School Graduation Ceremony 2013

    Sunday, June 9 2013 4:00 AM EDT2013-06-09 08:00:21 GMT
    John S. Davidson Fine Arts Magnet High School held its 2013 graduation ceremony Saturday, May 25th, at the James Brown Arena in downtown Augusta. We now have that graduation ceremony online.
    John S. Davidson Fine Arts Magnet High School held its 2013 graduation ceremony Saturday, May 25th, at the James Brown Arena in downtown Augusta. We now have that graduation ceremony online.
  • George P. Butler High School Graduation Ceremony 2013

    George P. Butler High School Graduation Ceremony 2013

    Sunday, June 9 2013 3:59 AM EDT2013-06-09 07:59:58 GMT
    George P. Butler High School held its 2013 graduation ceremony Saturday, May 25th, at the James Brown Arena in downtown Augusta. We now have that graduation ceremony online.
    George P. Butler High School held its 2013 graduation ceremony Saturday, May 25th, at the James Brown Arena in downtown Augusta. We now have that graduation ceremony online.
  • Glenn Hills High School Graduation Ceremony 2013

    Glenn Hills High School Graduation Ceremony 2013

    Sunday, June 9 2013 3:59 AM EDT2013-06-09 07:59:34 GMT
    Glenn Hills High School held its 2013 graduation ceremony Tuesday, May 28th, at the James Brown Arena in downtown Augusta. We now have that graduation ceremony online.
    Glenn Hills High School held its 2013 graduation ceremony Tuesday, May 28th, at the James Brown Arena in downtown Augusta. We now have that graduation ceremony online.
  • Lucy C. Laney High School Graduation Ceremony 2013

    Lucy C. Laney High School Graduation Ceremony 2013

    Sunday, June 9 2013 3:59 AM EDT2013-06-09 07:59:13 GMT
    Lucy C. Laney High School held its 2013 graduation ceremony Tuesday, May 28th, at the James Brown Arena in downtown Augusta. We now have that graduation ceremony online.
    Lucy C. Laney High School held its 2013 graduation ceremony Tuesday, May 28th, at the James Brown Arena in downtown Augusta. We now have that graduation ceremony online.
  • Evans High School Graduation Ceremony 2013

    Evans High School Graduation Ceremony 2013

    Sunday, June 9 2013 3:58 AM EDT2013-06-09 07:58:52 GMT
    Evans High School held its 2013 graduation ceremony Saturday, May 25th, at the James Brown Arena in downtown Augusta. We now have that graduation ceremony online.
    Evans High School held its 2013 graduation ceremony Saturday, May 25th, at the James Brown Arena in downtown Augusta. We now have that graduation ceremony online.
  • Lakeside High School Graduation Ceremony 2013

    Lakeside High School Graduation Ceremony 2013

    Sunday, June 9 2013 3:58 AM EDT2013-06-09 07:58:32 GMT
    Lakeside High School held its 2013 graduation ceremony Saturday, May 25th, at the James Brown Arena in downtown Augusta. We now have that graduation ceremony online.
    Lakeside High School held its 2013 graduation ceremony Saturday, May 25th, at the James Brown Arena in downtown Augusta. We now have that graduation ceremony online.
  • Grovetown High School Graduation Ceremony 2013

    Grovetown High School Graduation Ceremony 2013

    Sunday, June 9 2013 3:57 AM EDT2013-06-09 07:57:25 GMT
    Grovetown High School held its 2013 graduation ceremony Saturday, May 25th, at the James Brown Arena in downtown Augusta. We now have that graduation ceremony online.
    Grovetown High School held its 2013 graduation ceremony Saturday, May 25th, at the James Brown Arena in downtown Augusta. We now have that graduation ceremony online.
  • Greenbrier High School Graduation Ceremony 2013

    Greenbrier High School Graduation Ceremony 2013

    Sunday, June 9 2013 3:57 AM EDT2013-06-09 07:57:02 GMT
    Greenbrier High School held its 2013 graduation ceremony Saturday, May 25th, at the James Brown Arena in downtown Augusta. We now have that graduation ceremony online.
    Greenbrier High School held its 2013 graduation ceremony Saturday, May 25th, at the James Brown Arena in downtown Augusta. We now have that graduation ceremony online.
  • Harlem High School Graduation Ceremony 2013

    Harlem High School Graduation Ceremony 2013

    Sunday, June 9 2013 3:56 AM EDT2013-06-09 07:56:53 GMT
    Harlem High School held its 2013 graduation ceremony Friday, May 24th, at the school's football stadium. We now have that graduation ceremony online.
    Harlem High School held its 2013 graduation ceremony Friday, May 24th, at the school's football stadium. We now have that graduation ceremony online.
  • Local Chef Competing For Spot On ACF Culinary Team USA

    Local Chef Competing For Spot On ACF Culinary Team USA

    Thursday, June 6 2013 7:47 AM EDT2013-06-06 11:47:29 GMT
    It is a dream of a lifetime for chefs, having the opportunity to represent America in the culinary world.  For one local chef that dream's coming true.  WJBF News Channel 6's Barclay Bishop, caught up with him.
    It is a dream of a lifetime for chefs, having the opportunity to represent America in the culinary world.  For one local chef that dream's coming true.  WJBF News Channel 6's Barclay Bishop, caught up with him.
  • Case Cold But Not Closed: Still Searching for Missing Aiken County Boy

    Case Cold But Not Closed: Still Searching for Missing Aiken County Boy

    Wednesday, May 29 2013 11:44 AM EDT2013-05-29 15:44:01 GMT
    In Aiken, a case that is cold, but not closed.  WJBF Aiken County Bureau Chief, Ashley Bridges, brings the latest on Jeremy Grice, a boy who went missing nearly three decades ago.
    In Aiken, a case that is cold, but not closed.  WJBF Aiken County Bureau Chief, Ashley Bridges, brings the latest on Jeremy Grice, a boy who went missing nearly three decades ago.
  • Lessons From Zeta: Faith, Family and Friendship

    Lessons From Zeta: Faith, Family and Friendship

    Friday, May 24 2013 9:40 PM EDT2013-05-25 01:40:37 GMT
    3-year old Zeta Brabham was born with devastating problems affecting all her organs, but never had a complete diagnosis. She could not walk or talk, but her sweet spirit gave hope to thousands.
    3-year old Zeta Brabham was born with devastating problems affecting all her organs, but never had a complete diagnosis. She could not walk or talk, but her sweet spirit gave hope to thousands.
  • Lessons From Zeta: the full interview with Angel Brabham

    Lessons From Zeta: the full interview with Angel Brabham

    Friday, May 24 2013 7:01 PM EDT2013-05-24 23:01:57 GMT
    The is the unedited interview with Angel Brabham, mother of little Zeta Brabham, who touched many lives in her 3 years on earth- without speaking a word.
    The is the unedited interview with Angel Brabham, mother of little Zeta Brabham, who touched many lives in her 3 years on earth...without speaking a word.
  • WJBF EXTRA: School Discipline Then...And Now

    WJBF EXTRA: School Discipline Then...And Now

    Tuesday, May 21 2013 6:20 PM EDT2013-05-21 22:20:10 GMT
    Over the years, the classroom atmosphere has certainly changed. What was once considered an okay disciplinary action years ago, could get some teachers sent to jail now.
    Over the years, the classroom atmosphere has certainly changed. What was once considered an okay disciplinary action years ago, could get some teachers sent to jail now. WJBF News Channel 6's Barclay Bishop takes a deeper look into school "then" and "now".
  • WJBF EXTRA: Corbin's Quest

    WJBF EXTRA: Corbin's Quest

    Wednesday, May 15 2013 12:42 PM EDT2013-05-15 16:42:46 GMT
    We have been following the special relationship between Steve DeMent and Corbin McKenzie for several months now. Now, we take a look at their progress.
    We have been following the special relationship between Steve DeMent and Corbin McKenzie for several months now. Steve is a triathlete, Corbin is a young man who isn't letting his physical disabilities slow him down. The pair are training to take part together in Augusta's Ironman competition in September. But, before they get there, Corbin wanted to feel what Steve feels when he's training. Our videojournalist MArk Gaskins provides an update on their progress.
  • WJBF EXTRA: Ironman With A Heart Of Gold

    WJBF EXTRA: Ironman With A Heart Of Gold

    Champion Kickboxer Stevie Dememt and Miracle League coach Corbin McKenzie team up to show able-bodied athletes that the Ironman's strength is in his heart.
    Champion Kickboxer Stevie Dememt and Miracle League coach Corbin McKenzie team up to show able-bodied athletes that the Ironman's strength is in his heart.
  • WJBF News Channel 6 Nominated For Two Southeast Emmy Awards

    WJBF News Channel 6 Nominated For Two Southeast Emmy Awards

    Friday, May 10 2013 5:40 PM EDT2013-05-10 21:40:21 GMT
    WJBF News Channel 6 is proud to announce we have been nominated for 2 Southeast Emmy Awards.
    WJBF News Channel 6 is proud to announce we have been nominated for 2 Southeast Emmy Awards.
  • Are Distracted Driving Leading To More Fender Benders

    Are Distracting Driving Leading To More Fender Benders

    Thursday, May 9 2013 4:35 PM EDT2013-05-09 20:35:07 GMT
    We are doing a lot more behind the wheel then we used to so are rear end fender benders on the rise, and the cases of distracted driving.
    We are doing a lot more behind the wheel then we used to so are rear end fender benders on the rise, and the cases of distracted driving.
  • Brad Means Does My Job: First Responder

    Brad Means Does My Job: First Responder

    Tuesday, May 7 2013 7:16 PM EDT2013-05-07 23:16:22 GMT
    WJBF News Channel 6's Brad Means trains with Columbia County firefighters and E.M.T.'s to see how they prepare to protect us.
    WJBF News Channel 6's Brad Means trains with Columbia County firefighters and E.M.T.'s to see how they prepare to protect us.
  • EXCLUSIVE ON 6: Changes Coming to the Augusta YDC Could Save Your Tax Dollars

    EXCLUSIVE ON 6: Changes Coming to the Augusta YDC Could Save Your Tax Dollars

    May 2, 2013 06:55 PM 2013-05-02 22:57:24 GMT
    Sweeping changes are on their way to Georgia's Department of Juvenile Justice. Governor Nathan Deal will sign two bills into law tomorrow, which have direct impacts to the Augusta YDC. We wanted to
    Sweeping changes are on their way to Georgia's Department of Juvenile Justice. Governor Nathan Deal will sign two bills into law tomorrow, which have direct impacts to the Augusta YDC. We wanted to
  • WJBF Extra: Inside The Georgia Regents Trauma Center

    WJBF Extra: Inside The Georgia Regents Trauma Center

    Thursday, May 2 2013 6:47 PM EDT2013-05-02 22:47:16 GMT
    May is National Trauma Awareness Month. That's why we sent Mike Miller out to see how trauma doctors are saving lives.
    May is National Trauma Awareness Month. That's why we sent Mike Miller out to see how trauma doctors are saving lives.
  • WJBF Extra: Trauma Care In The CSRA

    WJBF Extra: Trauma Care In The CSRA

    Tuesday, April 30 2013 9:30 PM EDT2013-05-01 01:30:20 GMT
    You might not know the service is there until you actually need it. The Georgia Regents Trauma Center was the first level 1 trauma center in the state of Georgia.
    You might not know the service is there until you actually need it. The Georgia Regents Trauma Center was the first level 1 trauma center in the state of Georgia.
  • WJBF EXTRA: Hidden Dangers Of Geotagging

    WJBF EXTRA: Hidden Dangers Of Geotagging

    Just about everyone has one these days, a smart phone. You can do just about anything with it, from online shopping to finding directions. But, with all of the convenience also comes danger. With a snap of your...
    Just about everyone has one these days, a smart phone. You can do just about anything with it, from online shopping to finding directions. But, with all of the convenience also comes danger. With a snap of your camera phone...
  • WJBF EXTRA: Cigarette Butts & Littering In The CSRA

    WJBF EXTRA: Cigarette Butts & Littering In The CSRA

    It's estimated that several trillion cigarette butts are littered worldwide every year. That's billions of cigarettes flicked, one at a time, on our sidewalks, streets, beaches, nature trails, gardens and other...
    It's estimated that several trillion cigarette butts are littered worldwide every year. That's billions of cigarettes flicked, one at a time, on our sidewalks, streets, beaches, nature trails, gardens and other public...
  • WJBF EXTRA: Authorities Kill Thousands of Dogs and Cats Each Year in Georgia and South Carolina

    WJBF EXTRA: Authorities Kill Thousands of Dogs and Cats Each Year in Georgia and South Carolina

    Dogs can have two litters a year and cats can have three a year. At about eight babies a litter, that's forty animals born each year from just one dog and one cat. Now, think of those litters eventually having their...
    Dogs can have two litters a year and cats can have three a year. At about eight babies a litter, that's forty animals born each year from just one dog and one cat. Now, think of those litters eventually having their own...
  • WJBF EXTRA: What's Next For The Class Of 2011?

    WJBF EXTRA: What's Next For The Class Of 2011?

    Across the CSRA, thousands of students are celebrating graduation this time of year. But, it's a tough job market out there...and career specialists are noticing a interesting trend...many of these students are...
    Across the CSRA, thousands of students are celebrating graduation this time of year. But, it's a tough job market out there...and career specialists are noticing a interesting trend...many of these students are putting...
  • WJBF EXTRA: Jennie's List Part 2

    WJBF EXTRA: Jennie's List Part 2

    The results from As Seen On TV product testing. Which ones make "Jennie's List?" Jennie Montgomery has the results in a WJBF News Channel 6 Extra.
    The results from As Seen On TV product testing. Which ones make "Jennie's List?" Jennie Montgomery has the results in a WJBF News Channel 6 Extra.
  • WJBF EXTRA: Some Say The World Will End On May 21, 2011

    WJBF EXTRA: Some Say The World Will End On May 21, 2011

    Have you heard? We only have until Saturday to live. That's according to a group called Family Radio. They believe that the Bible warns us that the world will end on May 21st, 2011. Many think they are crazy, but...
    Have you heard? We only have until Saturday to live. That's according to a group called Family Radio. They believe that the Bible warns us that the world will end on May 21st, 2011. Many think they are crazy, but they are...
  • WJBF EXTRA: Coupons = Free Money

    WJBF EXTRA: Coupons = Free Money

    You may have seen shows about "super couponers" and how they get thousands of items for almost nothing. One local lady shows us how easy saving money really is and how you can clip coupons for more than just...
    You may have seen shows about "super couponers" and how they get thousands of items for almost nothing. One local lady shows us how easy saving money really is and how you can clip coupons for more than just yourself. Tracey...
  • WJBF EXTRA: Handicapped Drivers Say They Need Their Space

    WJBF EXTRA: Handicapped Drivers Say They Need Their Space

    They are parking spots reserved for drivers who need them because of a disability, but somethimes handicapped drivers are being crowded out by the callous. George Eskola has the story in this WJBF EXTRA.
    They are parking spots reserved for drivers who need them because of a disability, but somethimes handicapped drivers are being crowded out by the callous. George Eskola has the story in this WJBF EXTRA.
  • WJBF EXTRA: One Tank Vacations

    WJBF EXTRA: One Tank Vacations

    Just about everything costs more this year than it did last year... and when you're trying to take the family on vacation those costs add up. Jennie Montgomery has vacation tips for those on a tight budget in a WJBF...
    Just about everything costs more this year than it did last year... and when you're trying to take the family on vacation those costs add up. Jennie Montgomery has vacation tips for those on a tight budget in a WJBF EXTRA.
  • WJBF EXTRA: U.S. Citizenship Test

    WJBF EXTRA: U.S. Citizenship Test

    So here we are fresh off the Independence Day weekend. Sure, we can celebrate our freedom, but how much do we really know about the good ol' U.S. of A? People who want to become U.S. citizens have to take a test, but...
    So here we are fresh off the Independence Day weekend. Sure, we can celebrate our freedom, but how much do we really know about the good ol' U.S. of A? People who want to become U.S. citizens have to take a test, but how...
  • WJBF EXTRA: Big Rig Dangers

    WJBF EXTRA: Big Rig Dangers

    The summer travel season is in full swing, and before you go on a trip, consider this: you'll share the highways with tractor-trailers. And, one former Augustan is working hard to get those tractor-trailers to slow...
    The summer travel season is in full swing, and before you go on a trip, consider this: you'll share the highways with tractor-trailers. And, one former Augustan is working hard to get those tractor-trailers to slow down and...
  • WJBF EXTRA: Augusta Actor Hits It Big

    WJBF EXTRA: Augusta Actor Hits It Big

    'Boardwalk Empire' is one of the biggest series on cable TV right now. With marquee names like Steve Buscemi and Martin Scorsese behind it, it's no wonder the show is such a huge hit. But, the boardwalk of 1920's...
    'Boardwalk Empire' is one of the biggest series on cable TV right now. With marquee names like Steve Buscemi and Martin Scorsese behind it, it's no wonder the show is such a huge hit. But, the boardwalk of 1920's Atlantic...
  • WJBF EXTRA: Understanding Twitter Etiquette

    WJBF EXTRA: Understanding Twitter Etiquette

    Social media...it's changed the way we exchange information. And, for those of you who use Twitter...it can be addictive. But, here are some helpful hints so that people dont un-follow you. Archith Seshadri helps us...
    Social media...it's changed the way we exchange information. And, for those of you who use Twitter...it can be addictive. But, here are some helpful hints so that people dont un-follow you. Archith Seshadri helps us...
  • WJBF EXTRA: Jennie's List Part 1

    WJBF EXTRA: Jennie's List Part 1

    We're putting nine "As Seen On TV" items to the test. Do the products really work like they do in commercials? Stay tuned! Jennie Montgomery has more in a WJBF News Channel 6 Extra.
    We're putting nine "As Seen On TV" items to the test. Do the products really work like they do in commercials? Stay tuned! Jennie Montgomery has more in a WJBF News Channel 6 Extra.
  • WJBF EXTRA: Bungling Bandits

    WJBF EXTRA: Bungling Bandits

    Not all criminals are remembered for being smart. Kait Rayner takes a look at some crazy crime reported in Aiken County in a WJBF News Channel 6 EXTRA.
    Not all criminals are remembered for being smart. Kait Rayner takes a look at some crazy crime reported in Aiken County in a WJBF News Channel 6 EXTRA.
  • WJBF EXTRA: What's Causing Backlog Of Criminal Court Cases

    WJBF EXTRA: What's Causing Backlog Of Criminal Court Cases

    From drugs to murders...nearly every crime we report about here at WJBF News Channel 6 has to be processed at the GBI Crime Lab. The Crime Lab is crucial, because without it, cases wouldn't be able to be brought...
    From drugs to murders...nearly every crime we report about here at WJBF News Channel 6 has to be processed at the GBI Crime Lab. The Crime Lab is crucial, because without it, cases wouldn't be able to be brought before the...
  • WJBF EXTRA: Dogs Making For A Better Day For Veterans

    WJBF EXTRA: Dogs Making For A Better Day For Veterans

    It was the tour of duty for pets from Therapy Dogs, Inc. in Augusta. The dogs were paying a visit to the Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center to bring companionship. The program has been around for two decades and new...
    It was the tour of duty for pets from Therapy Dogs, Inc. in Augusta. The dogs were paying a visit to the Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center to bring companionship. The program has been around for two decades and new...
  • WJBF EXTRA: Rescue Refuses Rides

    WJBF EXTRA: Rescue Refuses Rides

    Almost everyone's been taught when you have an emergency, just pick up the phone and call 911 and police, firefighters, paramedics...whoever you need will show up help...but we've uncovered a trend in one local...
    Almost everyone's been taught when you have an emergency, just pick up the phone and call 911 and police, firefighters, paramedics...whoever you need will show up help...but we've uncovered a trend in one local county where...
  • WJBF EXTRA: The Barbershop Buzz

    WJBF EXTRA: The Barbershop Buzz

    The barbershop has been a trusted place in the community for African-American men to gather and talk. Cory McGinnis offers insight into how African-American barbers are trusted messengers and how they're...
    The barbershop has been a trusted place in the community for African-American men to gather and talk. Cory McGinnis offers insight into how African-American barbers are trusted messengers and how they're educating the...
  • WJBF EXTRA: Cell Phones Are Popular Prison Contraband

    WJBF EXTRA: Cell Phones Are Popular Prison Contraband

    Some of those behind bars will do anything to get out. Recently, in North Carolina, an inmate tried to sneak a gun into prison. At Augusta's RCCI, it's an every day fight to keep out contraband as inmates to go great...
    Some of those behind bars will do anything to get out. Recently, in North Carolina, an inmate tried to sneak a gun into prison. At Augusta's RCCI, it's an every day fight to keep out contraband as inmates to go great lengths...
  • WJBF EXTRA: Real Life Pay It Forward

    WJBF EXTRA: Real Life Pay It Forward

    Remember the movie Pay It Forward? It's the story of a boy who comes up with a plan to change the world by helping others. A similar real-life version of the idea is taking place right in your own backyard....
    Remember the movie Pay It Forward? It's the story of a boy who comes up with a plan to change the world by helping others. A similar real-life version of the idea is taking place right in your own backyard. Mary...
  • Candymaker Eliminating Extra Large Candy Bars

    Candymaker Eliminating Extra Large Candy Bars

    Take a look at this! The candymaker Mars is getting rid of the so-called extra large candy bars.
    Take a look at this! The candymaker Mars is getting rid of the so-called extra large candy bars.
  • WJBF EXTRA: Daycare Pass Or Fail

    WJBF EXTRA: Daycare Pass Or Fail

    Caring for children is big business and like any business, state regulations must be followed. Meeting state standards, like teacher training, will keep the doors open. Kimberely Scott went to see how a few daycare...
    Caring for children is big business and like any business, state regulations must be followed. Meeting state standards, like teacher training, will keep the doors open. Kimberely Scott went to see how a few daycare centers...
  • WJBF EXTRA: War On Rap

    WJBF EXTRA: War On Rap

    A local police chief has declared war on rap music. Jillian Benfield reports in a WJBF News Channel 6 EXTRA.
    A local police chief has declared war on rap music. Jillian Benfield reports in a WJBF News Channel 6 EXTRA.
  • WJBF EXTRA: Too Young For Facebook

    WJBF EXTRA: Too Young For Facebook

    Facebook is a huge part of our younger generation's lives...7.5 million users lie about their age just to get on the site. Of those underage users, 5 million of them are just 10 years old or younger. One local mom...
    Facebook is a huge part of our younger generation's lives...7.5 million users lie about their age just to get on the site. Of those underage users, 5 million of them are just 10 years old or younger. One local mom has...
  • WJBF EXTRA: Do's And Don'ts Of Drastic Weight Loss

    WJBF EXTRA: Do's And Don'ts Of Drastic Weight Loss

    So, how's your New Year's resolution going? If you were trying to lose weight, the numbers show most of you are probably looking for plan B by now. The numbers also show more people are taking more drastic measures....
    So, how's your New Year's resolution going? If you were trying to lose weight, the numbers show most of you are probably looking for plan B by now. The numbers also show more people are taking more drastic measures. But, is...
  • WJBF EXTRA: Importance Of Supporting St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

    WJBF EXTRA: Importance Of Supporting St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

    Great music, pro football players, and more...are all coming together for a good cause: raising funds to support St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. Jennie Montgomery has the story on why St. Jude is so important...
    Great music, pro football players, and more...are all coming together for a good cause: raising funds to support St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. Jennie Montgomery has the story on why St. Jude is so important in a...
  • WJBF EXTRA: Cable Shows Increase Interest In Local Storage Auctions

    WJBF EXTRA: Cable Shows Increase Interest In Local Storage Auctions

    Yupp, it's creating a lot of buzz about this business...cable TV has found hit shows about storage unit auctions and as interest grows, the number of people turning out grows...something not every one is sold on....
    Yupp, it's creating a lot of buzz about this business...cable TV has found hit shows about storage unit auctions and as interest grows, the number of people turning out grows...something not every one is sold on. George...
  • WJBF EXTRA: Elder Care

    WJBF EXTRA: Elder Care

    Baby boomers...there are millions of them born between 1946 and 1964. Many are also part of the so-called "sandwich generation" caring for kids and their aging parents. And, as Mary Morrison shows us, some are...
    Baby boomers...there are millions of them born between 1946 and 1964. Many are also part of the so-called "sandwich generation" caring for kids and their aging parents. And, as Mary Morrison shows us, some are struggling to...
  • WJBF EXTRA: Sensory Perception Disorder

    WJBF EXTRA: Sensory Perception Disorder

    As parents try to figure out if their child is full of energy or dealing with a disorder, it may be challenging. In this story, we'll meet a young man who faced a few challenges in his early years...but seems to be...
    As parents try to figure out if their child is full of energy or dealing with a disorder, it may be challenging. In this story, we'll meet a young man who faced a few challenges in his early years...but seems to be...
  • WJBF EXTRA: Teacher's Boot Camp (Making a Marine) - Part 1

    WJBF EXTRA: Teacher's Boot Camp (Making a Marine) - Part 1

    Deciding on a career path is not always easy. But to help your child, teachers are doing their part, learning a thing or two about the military. Archith Seshadri has the story in part 1 of a two-part WJBF News...
    Deciding on a career path is not always easy. But to help your child, teachers are doing their part, learning a thing or two about the military. Archith Seshadri has the story in part 1 of a two-part WJBF News Channel 6...
  • WJBF Extra: Marines Boot Camp - The Few, The Proud.... The Marines (Part 2)

    WJBF Extra: Marines Boot Camp - The Few, The Proud.... The Marines (Part 2)

    Earlier this week, we showed you what teachers are doing to learn about the US Marines. But it wasn't just teachers that got a first-hand look at US Marines life.WJBF News Channel 6's Archith Seshadri reports.
    Earlier this week, we showed you what teachers are doing to learn about the US Marines. But it wasn't just teachers that got a first-hand look at US Marines life.WJBF News Channel 6's Archith Seshadri reports.
  • WJBF EXTRA: CSRA Law Enforcement Officers Honor Fallen Officers In Washington, D.C.

    WJBF EXTRA: CSRA Law Enforcement Officers Honor Fallen Officers In Washington, D.C.

    Richmond County Sheriff's Office deputies and Aiken Department of Public Safety officers are home after their trip to Washington, D.C. for National Police Week. They say it was an emotional, yet rewarding journey to...
    Richmond County Sheriff's Office deputies and Aiken Department of Public Safety officers are home after their trip to Washington, D.C. for National Police Week. They say it was an emotional, yet rewarding journey to honor...
  • WJBF EXTRA: Forgotten Champions

    WJBF EXTRA: Forgotten Champions

    For decades, the dust on their gym floor is the only reminder they have. Until now, they have kept silent. Merissa Lynn has the story of forgotten champions in this WJBF News Channel 6 EXTRA report.
    For decades, the dust on their gym floor is the only reminder they have. Until now, they have kept silent. Merissa Lynn has the story of forgotten champions in this WJBF News Channel 6 EXTRA report.
  • WJBF EXTRA: One Family's Personal Look Inside The Juvenile Justice System

    WJBF EXTRA: One Family's Personal Look Inside The Juvenile Justice System

    We now take an inside look at the juvenile justice system. Over the past few months, we've told you about the problems at Augusta's Youth Development Campus. An investigation was sparked after the death of an inmate,...
    We now take an inside look at the juvenile justice system. Over the past few months, we've told you about the problems at Augusta's Youth Development Campus. An investigation was sparked after the death of an inmate,...
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