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  • Moist Wipes Allergies

    Moist Wipes Allergies

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 11:33 PM EDT2014-04-16 03:33:52 GMT
    There are a lot of personal products out there that make life a little easier like moist wipes. But with convenience, sometimes comes complications. Carl Azuz has more on how they handy wipes may be causing serious allergies.
    There are a lot of personal products out there that make life a little easier like moist wipes. But with convenience, sometimes comes complications. Carl Azuz has more on how they handy wipes may be causing serious allergies.
  • Free events offer financial and organizational tips

    Start New Tax Year With Clarity, Less Clutter

    Start New Tax Year With Clarity, Less Clutter

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 10:08 PM EDT2014-04-16 02:08:33 GMT
    Free events for a fresh start on new tax year!Free events for a fresh start on new tax year!
    Free events from Professional Organizers of Augusta. Friday, April 18th- Free Financial Seminar. Saturday, April 19th- Free Shredding Event.
    Free events from Professional Organizers of Augusta. Friday, April 18th- Free Financial Seminar. Saturday, April 19th- Free Shredding Event.
  • Engineering Department’s SPLOST Plans Voted Down

    Augusta Engineering Department’s SPLOST Plans Voted Down

    Augusta Engineering Department’s SPLOST Plans Voted Down

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 6:43 PM EDT2014-04-15 22:43:17 GMT
    The Augusta Engineering Department's plans to spend its SPLOST allotment, approved earlier this year, was voted down by the Augusta Commission Tuesday evening. WJBF News Channel 6's Nicole Snyder has the story.
    The Augusta Engineering Department's plans to spend its SPLOST allotment, approved earlier this year, was voted down by the Augusta Commission Tuesday evening. WJBF News Channel 6's Nicole Snyder has the story.
  • Aiken Technical College Invites Public To April 16th Career Fair On Campus

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

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 6:07 PM EDT2014-04-15 22:07:24 GMT
    Aiken Technical College ATC Logo graphicAiken Technical College ATC Logo graphic
    Aiken Technical College will host a Career Fair open to the public on April 16th to assist ATC students and members of the community in finding career opportunities in the CSRA.
    Aiken Technical College will host a Career Fair open to the public on April 16th to assist ATC students and members of the community in finding career opportunities in the CSRA.
  • Downtown Augusta Utilities Department Customer Service Office Closed

    Downtown Augusta Utilities Department Customer Service Office Closed

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 6:06 PM EDT2014-04-15 22:06:52 GMT
    Augusta Seal graphicAugusta Seal graphic
    The Downtown Customer Service Office for Augusta Utilities that is currently located in the Augusta Municipal Building will be closed Wednesday April 16th through Friday, April 18th.
    The Downtown Customer Service Office for Augusta Utilities that is currently located in the Augusta Municipal Building will be closed Wednesday April 16th through Friday, April 18th.
  • Governor Deal Signs Bill Extending Tax-Free Holiday Weekends

    Governor Deal Signs Bill Extending Tax-Free Holiday Weekends

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 5:35 PM EDT2014-04-15 21:35:56 GMT
    Nathan Deal graphicNathan Deal graphic
    Monday, Governor Nathan Deal signed House Bill 958, legislation that will extend the statewide back-to-school tax-free holiday and ENERGY STAR and WaterSense appliance tax-free holiday weekends for an additional two years.
    Monday, Governor Nathan Deal signed House Bill 958, legislation that will extend the statewide back-to-school tax-free holiday and ENERGY STAR and WaterSense appliance tax-free holiday weekends for an additional two years.
  • Laurens Street Traffic To Be Diverted Wednesday

    Laurens Street Traffic To Be Diverted Wednesday

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 5:16 PM EDT2014-04-15 21:16:23 GMT
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    Traffic on Laurens Street, in Aiken, will be diverted on Wednesday from 9:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m.
    Traffic on Laurens Street, in Aiken, will be diverted on Wednesday from 9:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m.
  • Governor Deal Signs Bills Assisting Veterans, Military Families

    Governor Deal Signs Bills Assisting Veterans, Military Families

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 5:08 PM EDT2014-04-15 21:08:15 GMT
    Nathan Deal graphicNathan Deal graphic
    Tuesday, Governor Nathan Deal signed into law legislation that allows any court with jurisdiction over criminal cases to establish veterans court divisions (Senate Bill 320).
    Tuesday, Governor Nathan Deal signed into law legislation that allows any court with jurisdiction over criminal cases to establish veterans court divisions (Senate Bill 320).
  • Porsche's New Facility Is Bringing New Jobs To Atlanta

    Porsche's New Facility Is Bringing New Jobs To Atlanta

    Porsche's New Facility Is Bringing New Jobs To Atlanta

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 7:11 AM EDT2014-04-15 11:11:33 GMT
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    Construction on Porsche's new 100 million dollar facility is bringing many new jobs to Atlanta.
    Construction on Porsche's new 100 million dollar facility is bringing many new jobs to Atlanta.
  • Habitat for Humanity hampered by gunfire, crime

    Habitat for Humanity hampered by gunfire, crime

    A Habitat for Humanity official says that gunfire and gang graffiti are hurting the nonprofit's efforts to build homes for people in a central Georgia city.
    A Habitat for Humanity official says that gunfire and gang graffiti are hurting the nonprofit's efforts to build homes for people in a central Georgia city.
  • Congressional Report Presses For E-Cigarette Rules

    Congressional Report Presses For E-Cigarette Rules

    Congressional Report Presses For E-Cigarette Rules

    Monday, April 14 2014 8:48 AM EDT2014-04-14 12:48:21 GMT
    A new Congressional report says concerns about electronic cigarettes underscore the need to regulate the fast-growing industry. .
    A new Congressional report says concerns about electronic cigarettes underscore the need to regulate the fast-growing industry. .
  • Heartbleed could harm a variety of systems

    Heartbleed could harm a variety of systems

    It now appears that the "Heartbleed" security problem affects not just websites, but also the networking equipment that connects homes and businesses to the Internet.
    It now appears that the "Heartbleed" security problem affects not just websites, but also the networking equipment that connects homes and businesses to the Internet.
  • 'Obamacare' under attack as conservatives eye 2016

    'Obamacare' under attack as conservatives eye 2016

    President Barack Obama's health care overhaul is coming under renewed attack as some of the nation's leading conservatives gather for a New Hampshire summit thick with presidential implications.
    Republicans eyeing the 2016 White House race battered President Barack Obama's health care law and nicked each other Saturday, auditioning before a high-profile gathering of conservatives that some political veterans...
  • High fees eroding many 401(k) retirement accounts

    High fees eroding many 401(k) retirement accounts

    It's the silent enemy in our retirement accounts: High fees.
    It's the silent enemy in our retirement accounts: High fees.
  • Researchers using math to whittle away at jet lag

    Researchers using math to whittle away at jet lag

    Lots of apps claim they can help you fight jet lag. Now Michigan researchers say mathematical formulas suggest it's possible to adjust to new time zones a bit faster than previously thought, and they created...
    Lots of apps claim they can help you fight jet lag. Now Michigan researchers say mathematical formulas suggest it's possible to adjust to new time zones a bit faster than previously thought, and they created their own...
  • Beef prices reach highest level since 1987

    Beef prices reach highest level since 1987

    The highest beef prices in almost three decades have arrived just before the start of grilling season, causing sticker shock for both consumers and restaurant owners - and relief isn't likely anytime soon.
    The highest beef prices in almost three decades have arrived just before the start of grilling season, causing sticker shock for both consumers and restaurant owners - and relief isn't likely anytime soon.
  • TripAdvisor Ranks Hunting Island Beaches Above Some Hawaiian Islands

    TripAdvisor Ranks Hunting Island Beaches Above Some Hawaiian Islands

    Saturday, April 12 2014 10:43 PM EDT2014-04-13 02:43:55 GMT
    South Beach, Panama City Beach, and even the Florida Keys are all bested by a local beach that made the newest TripAdvisor list of Top 25 beaches in the country. It's Beaufort's own Hunting Island that
    South Beach, Panama City Beach, and even the Florida Keys are all bested by a local beach that made the newest TripAdvisor list of Top 25 beaches in the country. It's Beaufort's own Hunting Island that is ranked seventh best beach in the United States, behind Hawaiian Islands only. Several beach goers say that even the blue waters of Hawaii don't hold a candle to those of Hunting Island.
  • US Internet ad revenue surpasses broadcast

    US Internet ad revenue surpasses broadcast

    For the first time, U.S. Internet advertising revenue has surpassed that of broadcast television thanks to sharp growth in mobile and digital video ads.
    For the first time, U.S. Internet advertising revenue has surpassed that of broadcast television thanks to sharp growth in mobile and digital video ads.
  • Bezos offers update on groceries, drones

    Bezos offers update on groceries, drones

    CEO Jeff Bezos' annual letter to shareholders offers a glimpse into Amazon's internal workings and what it is aiming for in the future, including expanded same-day grocery delivery and drone delivery.
    CEO Jeff Bezos' annual letter to shareholders offers a glimpse into Amazon's internal workings and what it is aiming for in the future, including more grocery services and the much-discussed drone delivery.
  • Ga. parents say GM knew of defect in daughter' car

    Ga. parents say GM knew of defect in daughter' car

    Parents of a Georgia teenager who suffered a severe brain injury in a 2009 car crash say in a new federal lawsuit that General Motors knew of a defect in her car but took steps to conceal it.
    Parents of a Georgia teenager who suffered a severe brain injury in a 2009 car crash say in a new federal lawsuit that General Motors knew of a defect in her car but took steps to conceal it.
  • Obama reiterates call for equal pay for women

    Obama reiterates call for equal pay for women

    President Barack Obama is stepping up his call for equal pay for women, reinforcing a top election-year issue for Democrats eager to mobilize women to vote.
    President Barack Obama is making his case for equal pay for women - a leading election-year issue for Democrats.
  • Turbo Tax Filers in S.C May Encounter Delays

    Turbo Tax Filers in SC May Encounter Delays Because of Potential Error

    Saturday, April 12 2014 2:27 AM EDT2014-04-12 06:27:56 GMT
    Turbo Tax Filers in SC May Encounter Refund Delays Because of Potential Error
    Turbo Tax Filers in SC May Encounter Refund Delays Because of Potential Error
  • Shopping At the Masters Tournament Is Par For the Course

    Shopping At the Masters Tournament Is Par For the Course

    Friday, April 11 2014 11:48 PM EDT2014-04-12 03:48:14 GMT
    Phot of a Masters shirt in a plastic bag bought from the Augusta National Golf Club's pro shopPhot of a Masters shirt in a plastic bag bought from the Augusta National Golf Club's pro shop
    While a Masters badge is a coveted item, souvenirs with the tournament logo are prized possessions. Many patrons use their time at the tournament to stock up on gifts for holidays like Christmas. WJBF News Channel 6's Dee Griffin has a look at how visitors are looking ahead.
    While a Masters badge is a coveted item, souvenirs with the tournament logo are prized possessions. Many patrons use their time at the tournament to stock up on gifts for holidays like Christmas. WJBF News Channel 6's Dee Griffin has a look at how visitors are looking ahead.
  • Google to sell Glass to bigger pool of consumers

    Google to sell Glass to bigger pool of consumers

    A lot more people are about to get a chance to own the Internet-connected eyewear known as Google Glass, the hottest accessory in geek fashion.
    A lot more people are about to get a chance to buy Google Glass, the Internet-connected eyewear that has become the hottest accessory in geek fashion.
  • Subway: 'Yoga mat chemical' almost out of bread

    Subway: 'Yoga mat chemical' almost out of bread

    Subway says an ingredient that has been dubbed the "yoga mat" chemical will be entirely phased out of its bread by next week.
    Subway says an ingredient dubbed the "yoga mat chemical" will be entirely phased out of its bread by next week.
  • Salmonella contamination prompts cat food recall

    Salmonella contamination prompts cat food recall

    Friday, April 11 2014 12:55 PM EDT2014-04-11 16:55:40 GMT
    Abady Highest Quality Maintenance & Growth Formula for Cats is being recalled.Abady Highest Quality Maintenance & Growth Formula for Cats is being recalled.
    The Robert Abady Dog Food Co is recalling its 2 lb, 5 lb 15 lb boxes of "Abady Highest Quality Maintenance Growth Formula for Cats" because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella.
    The Robert Abady Dog Food Co is recalling its 2 lb, 5 lb 15 lb boxes of "Abady Highest Quality Maintenance Growth Formula for Cats" because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella.
  • Change These Passwords Right Now

    Change These Passwords Right Now

    Friday, April 11 2014 11:26 AM EDT2014-04-11 15:26:19 GMT
    Websites are racing to patch the Heartbleed bug, the worst security hole the Internet has ever seen.
    Websites are racing to patch the Heartbleed bug, the worst security hole the Internet has ever seen.
  • Sony Warns Of Battery Issue In Some Vaio Laptops

    Sony Warns Of Battery Issue In Some Vaio Laptops

    Sony Warns Of Battery Issue In Some Vaio Laptops

    Friday, April 11 2014 10:44 AM EDT2014-04-11 14:44:30 GMT
    Sony is advising consumers to quit using some of its VAIO laptop computers and unplug them, saying that it's possible that its non-removable battery pack could overheat.
    Sony is advising consumers to quit using some of its VAIO laptop computers and unplug them, saying that it's possible that its non-removable battery pack could overheat.
  • Gummy bear loses latest round in copyright fight

    Gummy bear loses latest round in copyright fight

    Swiss chocolatier Lindt & Spruengli AG has won the latest round in its battle of the bears against Germany's Haribo GmbH.
    Swiss chocolatier Lindt & Spruengli AG has won the latest round in its battle of the bears against Germany's Haribo GmbH.
  • BMW extends recall worldwide to half-million cars

    BMW extends recall worldwide to half-million cars

    German automaker BMW is issuing a worldwide recall of many models of cars with certain six-cylinder gas motors after identifying a problem with a bolt used in the engine.
    German automaker BMW is issuing a worldwide recall of many models of cars with certain six-cylinder gas motors after identifying a problem with a bolt used in the engine.
  • 'Yoga Mat' Chemical Almost Out Of Bread

    'Yoga Mat' Chemical Almost Out Of Bread

    'Yoga Mat' Chemical Almost Out Of Bread

    Friday, April 11 2014 9:06 AM EDT2014-04-11 13:06:32 GMT
    Subway says an ingredient that has been dubbed the "yoga mat" chemical will be entirely phased out of its bread by next week.
    Subway says an ingredient that has been dubbed the "yoga mat" chemical will be entirely phased out of its bread by next week.
  • US Agency Closes Probe Into Ford Pickup Trucks

    US Agency Closes Probe Into Ford Pickup Trucks

    US Agency Closes Probe Into Ford Pickup Trucks

    Friday, April 11 2014 8:52 AM EDT2014-04-11 12:52:26 GMT
    U.S. safety regulators have decided against seeking a recall of Ford F-150 pickup trucks after investigating complaints about EcoBoost engines losing power.
    U.S. safety regulators have decided against seeking a recall of Ford F-150 pickup trucks after investigating complaints about EcoBoost engines losing power.
  • Summer Jobs Outlook Up for Teens

    Summer Jobs Outlook Up for Teens

    Friday, April 11 2014 1:54 AM EDT2014-04-11 05:54:42 GMT
    WJBF News Channel 6's Deon Guillory looks at new numbers that show increased hiring for summer jobs could be on the way.
    WJBF News Channel 6's Deon Guillory looks at new numbers that show increased hiring for summer jobs could be on the way.
  • Masters Patrons Weigh In On Berckmans Road Realignment

    Masters Patrons Weigh In On Berckmans Road Realignment

    Friday, April 11 2014 1:18 AM EDT2014-04-11 05:18:01 GMT
    The main gate for patrons at Augusta National Golf Club could have a different look in a few years as city officials move forward with plans to realign Berckmans Road with Alexander Drive. WJBF News Channel 6's Mike Miller has the story.
    The main gate for patrons at Augusta National Golf Club could have a different look in a few years as city officials move forward with plans to realign Berckmans Road with Alexander Drive. WJBF News Channel 6's Mike Miller has the story.
  • $4 billion: Bogus tax refunds a growing problem

    $4 billion: Bogus tax refunds a growing problem

    An Internet connection and a bunch of stolen identities are all it takes for crooks to collect billions of dollars in bogus federal tax refunds. And the scam is proving too pervasive to stop.
    An Internet connection and a bunch of stolen identities are all it takes for crooks to collect billions of dollars in bogus federal tax refunds. And the scam is proving too pervasive to stop.
  • GM puts 2 engineers on paid leave in recall case

    GM puts 2 engineers on paid leave in recall case

    General Motors has put two engineers on paid leave as an outside attorney investigates why the company took more than a decade to recall millions of small cars for an ignition switch problem.
    General Motors has suspended two engineers in the first disciplinary action stemming from its mishandled recall of more than 2 million small cars for a deadly ignition switch problem. But the company also said a second...
  • Heartbleed Bug Puts Servers and Personal Information At Risk

    Heartbleed Bug Puts Servers and Personal Information At Risk

    Thursday, April 10 2014 6:38 PM EDT2014-04-10 22:38:21 GMT
    The “Heartbleed Bug” is worrying computer users nationwide and websites are doing all they can to secure their servers and protect sensitive information.
    The “Heartbleed Bug” is worrying computer users nationwide and websites are doing all they can to secure their servers and protect sensitive information.
  • Study:Tamiflu Doesn’t Reduce Hospitalizations

    Study:Tamiflu Doesn’t Reduce Hospitalizations

    Thursday, April 10 2014 6:07 PM EDT2014-04-10 22:07:11 GMT

    Government has spent $1.3 billion on antivirals in the case of a pandemic.

    Government has spent $1.3 billion on antivirals in the case of a pandemic.

  • Encouraging More Girls To Play Golf

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

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

    Thursday, April 10 2014 5:54 PM EDT2014-04-10 21:54:31 GMT
    14-year-old Brette Bryant lines up a putt at First Tee of Augusta14-year-old Brette Bryant lines up a putt at First Tee of Augusta
    While the world watches celebrated men play golf in Augusta this week, a 9th grader is on a mission to promote golf for girls... through her second "Puttin In Pearls" women's golf tournament.
    While the world watches celebrated men play golf in Augusta this week, a 9th grader is on a mission to promote golf for girls... through her second "Puttin In Pearls" women's golf tournament.
  • SC gun manufacturer to add 300 jobs with expansion

    SC gun manufacturer to add 300 jobs with expansion

    A gun manufacturer in South Carolina is doubling its workforce with around 300 new jobs and a $4.2 million investment.
    A gun manufacturer in South Carolina is doubling its workforce with around 300 new jobs and a $4.2 million investment.
  • SC's DMV: Military may waive commercial skill test

    SC's DMV: Military may waive commercial skill test

    The South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles is making it easier for military drivers to get a commercial driver's license after they leave the service.
    The South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles is making it easier for military drivers to get a commercial driver's license after they leave the service.
  • Family Dollar To Cut Jobs, Close About 370 Stores

    Family Dollar To Cut Jobs, Close About 370 Stores

    Family Dollar To Cut Jobs, Close About 370 Stores

    Thursday, April 10 2014 8:36 AM EDT2014-04-10 12:36:10 GMT
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    Family Dollar says it will be cutting jobs and closing about 370 underperforming stores as it looks for ways to improve its financial performance.
    Family Dollar says it will be cutting jobs and closing about 370 underperforming stores as it looks for ways to improve its financial performance.
  • East Augusta Tag Office Moving To West Augusta

    East Augusta Tag Office Moving To West Augusta

    Thursday, April 10 2014 5:10 AM EDT2014-04-10 09:10:37 GMT
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    The East Augusta Tag Office at 925 Laney Walker Boulevard will serve its last citizens at the current location on Thursday, April 10th.
    The East Augusta Tag Office at 925 Laney Walker Boulevard will serve its last citizens at the current location on Thursday, April 10th.
  • Masters Champ Fuzzy Zoeller Bottles Success

    Masters Champ Fuzzy Zoeller Bottles Success

    Thursday, April 10 2014 12:39 AM EDT2014-04-10 04:39:39 GMT
    Photo of bottles of Fuzzy Zoeller's vodkaPhoto of bottles of Fuzzy Zoeller's vodka
    Fuzzy Zoeller, who won the Masters in 1979, is in town this Masters Week promoting his own brand of vodka. WJBF News Channel 6's Renetta DuBose has the story.
    Fuzzy Zoeller, who won the Masters in 1979, is in town this Masters Week promoting his own brand of vodka. WJBF News Channel 6's Renetta DuBose has the story.
  • Owners Lose Business Due to Free Patron Parking

    Property Owners Lose Business Due to Free Patron Parking

    Property Owners Lose Business Due to Free Patron Parking

    Thursday, April 10 2014 12:08 AM EDT2014-04-10 04:08:15 GMT
    Photo of parking signs near the Augusta National Golf ClubPhoto of parking signs near the Augusta National Golf Club
    Free parking available to Masters patrons is cutting into the profits nearby property owners have enjoyed in the past. WJBF News Channel 6's Nicole Snyder has the story.
    Free parking available to Masters patrons is cutting into the profits nearby property owners have enjoyed in the past. WJBF News Channel 6's Nicole Snyder has the story.
  • SC Democrats Will Ask Voters’ Opinions on Medical Marijuana

    SC Democrats Will Ask Voters’ Opinions on Medical Marijuana

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 11:55 PM EDT2014-04-10 03:55:10 GMT
    South Carolina House Minority Leader Todd Rutherford, D-Columbia, announced Wednesday that the state Democratic Party will have a referendum question on the party’s June primary ballot asking voters whether they favor legalizing medical marijuana.
    South Carolina House Minority Leader Todd Rutherford, D-Columbia, announced Wednesday that the state Democratic Party will have a referendum question on the party’s June primary ballot asking voters whether they favor legalizing medical marijuana.
  • What you need to know about the Heartbleed bug

    What you need to know about the Heartbleed bug

    Millions of passwords, credit card numbers and other personal information may be at risk as a result of a major breakdown in Internet security revealed earlier this week.
    Millions of passwords, credit card numbers and other personal information may be at risk as a result of a major breakdown in Internet security revealed earlier this week.
  • Comcast Ranked America's Worst Company

    Comcast Ranked America's Worst Company

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 11:05 PM EDT2014-04-10 03:05:46 GMT
    The first congressional hearing has wrapped up on the proposed merger of America's two largest cable TV companies. An executive at the larger of the two companies, Comcast, is promising nothing in the
    The first congressional hearing has wrapped up on the proposed merger of America's two largest cable TV companies. An executive at the larger of the two companies, Comcast, is promising nothing in the
  • 'Heartbleed' Online Bug: How to Protect Yourself

    'Heartbleed' Online Bug: How to Protect Yourself

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 10:49 PM EDT2014-04-10 02:49:03 GMT
    Computer Mouse and Keyboard graphicComputer Mouse and Keyboard graphic
    An online bug called "Heartbleed" is affecting a huge chunk of the Internet, which means that a password change is likely in order for hundreds of millions of people.
    An online bug called "Heartbleed" is affecting a huge chunk of the Internet, which means that a password change is likely in order for hundreds of millions of people.
  • Boil Water Advisory Issued For Portion Of Aiken

    Boil Water Advisory Issued For Portion Of Aiken

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 10:22 PM EDT2014-04-10 02:22:22 GMT
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    A Boil Water Advisory has been issued for some Aiken residents.
    A Boil Water Advisory has been issued for some Aiken residents.
  • Heartbleed bug causes major security headache

    Heartbleed bug causes major security headache

    An alarming lapse in Internet security has exposed millions of passwords, credit card numbers and other sensitive bits of information to potential theft by computer hackers who may have been secretly exploiting the...
    A confounding computer bug called "Heartbleed" is causing major security headaches across the Internet as websites scramble to fix the problem and Web surfers wonder whether they should change their passwords to prevent...
  • Toyota, GM recalls push US to near-record pace

    Toyota, GM recalls push US to near-record pace

    Toyota Motor Corp. is recalling 6.39 million vehicles globally for a variety of problems spanning nearly 30 models in Japan, the U.S., Europe and other places.
    Big U.S. recalls by General Motors and Toyota have put the auto industry on a record pace as companies try to avoid bad publicity and punishment from an increasingly aggressive government.
  • Volkswagen Tells Dealers To Stop Selling Some Cars

    Volkswagen Tells Dealers To Stop Selling Some Cars

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 3:33 PM EDT2014-04-09 19:33:57 GMT
    Volkswagen is telling U.S. dealers to stop selling its 2014 Jetta, Passat, Beetle and Beetle until transmission fluid leaks can be fixed.
    Volkswagen is telling U.S. dealers to stop selling its 2014 Jetta, Passat, Beetle and Beetle until transmission fluid leaks can be fixed.
  • Toyota Recalls Nearly 6.4 Million Vehicles Globally

    Toyota Recalls Nearly 6.4 Million Vehicles Globally

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 11:09 AM EDT2014-04-09 15:09:34 GMT
    That recall includes 27 Toyota models including the Pontiac Vibe and the Subaru Trezia produced from March 2012 to August of 2013. That recall includes 27 Toyota models including the Pontiac Vibe and the Subaru Trezia produced from March 2012 to August of 2013.
    Toyota Motor Corp. is recalling 6.39 million vehicles globally for a variety of problems spanning nearly 30 models in Japan, the U.S., Europe and other places. 
    Toyota Motor Corp. is recalling 6.39 million vehicles globally for a variety of problems spanning nearly 30 models in Japan, the U.S., Europe and other places. 
  • Dunkin’ Donuts Introduces New Peeps Donuts

    Dunkin’ Donuts Introduces New Peeps Donuts

    Tuesday, April 8 2014 10:51 PM EDT2014-04-09 02:51:42 GMT
    Photo of Dunkin' Donuts' new Peeps donuts (Credit: Dunkin' Donuts)Photo of Dunkin' Donuts' new Peeps donuts (Credit: Dunkin' Donuts)
    Dunkin’ Donuts celebrates spring and Peepsonality with its first-ever donuts topped with Peeps Marshmallow Chicks.
    Dunkin’ Donuts celebrates spring and Peepsonality with its first-ever donuts topped with Peeps Marshmallow Chicks.
  • Who Gets Refunds For Monday's Practice Round Tickets?

    Who Gets Refunds For Monday's Practice Round Tickets?

    Tuesday, April 8 2014 7:47 PM EDT2014-04-08 23:47:19 GMT
    If you bought a ticket for Monday's practice round, are you going to get a refund? WJBF News Channel 6's Mike Miller has the answers.
    If you bought a ticket for Monday's practice round, are you going to get a refund? WJBF News Channel 6's Mike Miller has the answers.
  • Catering Play Getting Out Of The Rough

    Catering Play Getting Out Of The Rough

    Tuesday, April 8 2014 7:43 PM EDT2014-04-08 23:43:14 GMT
    One Augusta caterer is ready for patrons rain or shine. WJBF News Channel 6's Jason Nappi has the story.
    One Augusta caterer is ready for patrons rain or shine. WJBF News Channel 6's Jason Nappi has the story.
  • Unemployment benefits bill headed to House

    Unemployment benefits bill headed to House

    Election-year legislation to resume long-term jobless benefits is headed to the House, where a small band of dissident Republicans wants Speaker John Boehner (BAY'-nur) to permit a vote on resuming aid to more...
    Election-year legislation to resume long-term jobless benefits is headed to the House, where a small band of dissident Republicans is leaning on Speaker John Boehner to permit a vote on resuming aid to more than 2 million...
  • King's Hawaiian to expand northeast Georgia plant

    King's Hawaiian to expand northeast Georgia plant

    King's Hawaiian Bread plans to expand its production facilities in northeast Georgia and hire 450 new employees over the next two years.
    King's Hawaiian Bread plans to expand its production facilities in northeast Georgia and hire 450 new employees over the next two years.
  • Rain Does Little To Keep First-Time Patrons Away From Augusta National Golf Club

    Rain Does Little To Keep First-Time Patrons Away From Augusta National Golf Club

    Tuesday, April 8 2014 12:46 AM EDT2014-04-08 04:46:50 GMT
    Despite the rain hundreds of patrons flooded the Augusta National Golf Club before it was shut down. They said it would take more than a little rain to keep them away from this once in a lifetime experience. WJBF News Channel 6's Brad Means shares the story of the first-timers.
    Despite the rain hundreds of patrons flooded the Augusta National Golf Club before it was shut down. They said it would take more than a little rain to keep them away from this once in a lifetime experience. WJBF News Channel 6's Brad Means shares the story of the first-timers.
  • What You Can And Cannot Bring To The Masters

    What You Can And Cannot Bring To The Masters

    Monday, April 7 2014 11:50 PM EDT2014-04-08 03:50:07 GMT
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    If you do get a chance to head out to the Augusta National Golf Club this week, we have a list of items you cannot bring out to the course.
    If you do get a chance to head out to the Augusta National Golf Club this week, we have a list of items you cannot bring out to the course.
  • Animals Run for Mayor !

    Animals Run for Mayor !

    Monday, April 7 2014 8:10 PM EDT2014-04-08 00:10:43 GMT
    The race for the next mayor in Divide, Colorado has turned into a real animal house.11 candidates are up for the new position -- but not a single one is human.
    The race for the next mayor in Divide, Colorado has turned into a real animal house.11 candidates are up for the new position -- but not a single one is human.
  • Patrons Spend Monday At Restaurants Because Of Rain

    Patrons Spend Monday At Restaurants Because Of Rain

    Monday, April 7 2014 6:18 PM EDT2014-04-07 22:18:45 GMT
    Masters Patrons spent most of Monday at bars and restaurants because the practice round was cancelled at Augusta National Golf Club. News Channel 6's Mike Miller has the story.
    Masters Patrons spent most of Monday at bars and restaurants because the practice round was cancelled at Augusta National Golf Club. News Channel 6's Mike Miller has the story.
  • Patrons Take Early Flights Home Due to Closed Course

    Patrons Take Early Flights Home Due to Closed Course

    Patrons Take Early Flights Home Due to Closed Course

    Monday, April 7 2014 5:28 PM EDT2014-04-07 21:28:07 GMT
    Many first timers were disappointed by therainyweather on the first day of Masters Week. Many who came for the day packed up their bags early to head back home. There were dozens of people decked out in golf gear walking to the check-in counters. Many of these patrons were expecting to fly out late Monday night after visiting Augusta National, but Mother Nature caused them to make other plans. As the afternoon wore...
    Many first timers were disappointed by therainyweather on the first day of Masters Week. Many who came for the day packed up their bags early to head back home. There were dozens of people decked out in golf gear walking to the check-in counters. Many of these patrons were expecting to fly out late Monday night after visiting Augusta National, but Mother Nature caused them to make other plans. As the afternoon wore...
  • FireChat ignites new way to communicate on phones

    FireChat ignites new way to communicate on phones

    A new mobile messaging application called FireChat is empowering nearby smartphone users to stay in touch even when there's no cellular service or Internet connection.
    A new mobile messaging application called FireChat is empowering nearby smartphone users to stay in touch even when there's no cellular service or Internet connection.
  • Tyson Recalls Chicken Nuggets Sold at Sam's Club

    Tyson Recalls Chicken Nuggets Sold at Sam's Club

    Saturday, April 5 2014 12:08 PM EDT2014-04-05 16:08:54 GMT
    Tyson is recalling 75,320 pounds of chicken nuggets after some customers complained about finding small pieces of plastic in their food.
    Tyson is recalling 75,320 pounds of chicken nuggets after some customers complained about finding small pieces of plastic in their food.
  • Still No Consistent Computer Security Plan at SC Agencies

    Still No Consistent Computer Security Plan at SC Agencies

    Friday, April 4 2014 7:17 PM EDT2014-04-04 23:17:52 GMT
    Despite all the attention on computer security in South Carolina after a breach at the state Department of Revenue in 2012, state agencies still aren’t following a consistent computer security plan.
    Despite all the attention on computer security in South Carolina after a breach at the state Department of Revenue in 2012, state agencies still aren’t following a consistent computer security plan.
  • Fact Check: Sheheen Ad Slams Haley’s Education Record as Governor

    Fact Check: Sheheen Ad Slams Haley’s Education Record as Governor

    Friday, April 4 2014 7:09 PM EDT2014-04-04 23:09:50 GMT
    Democratic candidate for governor Vincent Sheheen is airing a new TV ad that slams Republican Gov. Nikki Haley for her record on education as governor. Robert Kittle checked the facts.
    Democratic candidate for governor Vincent Sheheen is airing a new TV ad that slams Republican Gov. Nikki Haley for her record on education as governor. Robert Kittle checked the facts.
  • Main Driveway at Georgia Regents Medical Center Closed for Construction April 5th -9th

    Main Driveway at Georgia Regents Medical Center Closed for Construction April 5th -9th

    Friday, April 4 2014 7:05 PM EDT2014-04-04 23:05:47 GMT
    The main driveway into Georgia Regents Medical Center off 15th Street will be closed from 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Saturday, April 5, through Wednesday, April 9, due to construction at the old GRU dental school building.
    The main driveway into Georgia Regents Medical Center off 15th Street will be closed from 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Saturday, April 5, through Wednesday, April 9, due to construction at the old GRU dental school building.
  • Augusta Restaurants Prep For Masters Week

    Augusta Restaurants Prep For Masters Week

    Thursday, April 3 2014 7:45 AM EDT2014-04-03 11:45:23 GMT
    Our Julie Parise got a look inside the kitchen and behind the bar of a neighborhood favorite, where they're planning to show Masters week customers a little southern hospitality.
    Our Julie Parise got a look inside the kitchen and behind the bar of a neighborhood favorite, where they're planning to show Masters week customers a little southern hospitality.
  • Augusta Cracks Down On Illegal Storm Debris Dumping

    Augusta Cracks Down On Illegal Storm Debris Dumping

    Wednesday, April 2 2014 7:23 PM EDT2014-04-02 23:23:52 GMT
    Photo of an ice storm debris pilePhoto of an ice storm debris pile
    The massive storm cleanup is winding down in Richmond County, but streets already cleaned are being targeted for illegal dumping and the city of Augusta is cracking down. WJBF News Channel 6's senior reporter, George Eskola, has the story.
     
    The massive storm cleanup is winding down in Richmond County, but streets already cleaned are being targeted for illegal dumping and the city of Augusta is cracking down. WJBF News Channel 6's senior reporter, George Eskola, has the story.
     
  • Missing Tiger At This Year's Masters Not A Game Changer For Some

    Missing Tiger At This Year's Masters Not A Game Changer For Some

    Wednesday, April 2 2014 7:11 PM EDT2014-04-02 23:11:33 GMT
    Photo of the front gate sign at the Augusta National Golf ClubPhoto of the front gate sign at the Augusta National Golf Club
    He's been a fixture at the Masters since 1994, but this year there will be no Tiger Woods. Will fans change plans because of Woods injury?
    He's been a fixture at the Masters since 1994, but this year there will be no Tiger Woods. Will fans change plans because of Woods injury?
  • Still No Consistent Computer Security Plan at SC Agencies

    Still No Consistent Computer Security Plan at SC Agencies

    Wednesday, April 2 2014 7:08 PM EDT2014-04-02 23:08:05 GMT
    Across South Carolina graphicAcross South Carolina graphic
    Despite all the attention on computer security in South Carolina after a breach at the state Department of Revenue in 2012, state agencies still aren’t following a consistent computer security plan.
    Despite all the attention on computer security in South Carolina after a breach at the state Department of Revenue in 2012, state agencies still aren’t following a consistent computer security plan.
  • Communal Apartment Dog

    Communal Apartment Dog

    Wednesday, April 2 2014 6:57 PM EDT2014-04-02 22:57:38 GMT
    Many new apartment complexes in Washington, DC provide courtyards or dog parks, but one complex is going even further.You get a communal dog with your lease.
    Many new apartment complexes in Washington, DC provide courtyards or dog parks, but one complex is going even further.You get a communal dog with your lease.
  • Facebook Page To Get James Brown Movie Premiere to Augusta

    Facebook Page To Get James Brown Movie Premiere to Augusta

    Wednesday, April 2 2014 6:30 PM EDT2014-04-02 22:30:00 GMT
    News Channel 6's Deon Guillory looks at the Facebook push to get the James Brown movie, "Get On Up" to premiere in Augusta.
    News Channel 6's Deon Guillory looks at the Facebook push to get the James Brown movie, "Get On Up" to premiere in Augusta.
  • Part Of Highway 56 To Be Closed For Demolition Of Proctor And Gamble Building

    Part Of Highway 56 To Be Closed For Demolition Of Proctor And Gamble Building

    Wednesday, April 2 2014 5:07 PM EDT2014-04-02 21:07:35 GMT
    Road Closed Sign graphicRoad Closed Sign graphic
    A portion of Highway 56 will be closed for a while Saturday morning while demolition crews take down a building on Proctor & Gamble's property.
    A portion of Highway 56 will be closed for a while Saturday morning while demolition crews take down a building on Proctor & Gamble's property.
  • South Carolina Launches Initiative To Help Senior Citizens Prepared For Emergencies

    South Carolina Launches Initiative To Help Senior Citizens Prepared For Emergencies

    Wednesday, April 2 2014 4:56 PM EDT2014-04-02 20:56:00 GMT
    The South Carolina Lieutenant Governor's Office on Aging wants to make sure senior citizens are prepared in any circumstance.
    The South Carolina Lieutenant Governor's Office on Aging wants to make sure senior citizens are prepared in any circumstance.
  • UPDATED ON 6: FPL Foods Operating Under Modified Production Schedule After Fire Damages Augusta Plant

    UPDATED ON 6: FPL Foods Operating Under Modified Production Schedule After Fire Damages Augusta Plant

    Wednesday, April 2 2014 3:47 PM EDT2014-04-02 19:47:13 GMT
    Photo of a Thursday morning fire at FPL Foods' Augusta plantPhoto of a Thursday morning fire at FPL Foods' Augusta plant
    FPL Foods has issued a statement on the production at its Augusta plant after a fire damaged the facility last week.
    FPL Foods has issued a statement on the production at its Augusta plant after a fire damaged the facility last week.
  • A Couple Of Million More Dollars Needed For Augusta Ice Storm Cleanup

    A Couple Of Million More Dollars Needed For Augusta Ice Storm Cleanup

    Tuesday, April 1 2014 9:54 PM EDT2014-04-02 01:54:25 GMT
    Photo of ice storm debris cleanup in Richmond CountyPhoto of ice storm debris cleanup in Richmond County
    Two weeks ago, Augusta leaders approved $4.5 million more for ice storm cleanup and now another $2.8 million are needed. WJBF News Channel 6's George Eskola has the story.
    Two weeks ago, Augusta leaders approved $4.5 million more for ice storm cleanup and now another $2.8 million are needed. WJBF News Channel 6's George Eskola has the story.
  • More Money Approved To Battle Richmond County Blight

    More Money Approved To Battle Richmond County Blight

    Tuesday, April 1 2014 9:39 PM EDT2014-04-02 01:39:21 GMT
    Photo of a blighted house in Richmond CountyPhoto of a blighted house in Richmond County
    Taking a small bite out of Richmond County's blight, Augusta Commissioners approved $200,000 to demolish three dozen rundown houses Tuesday.
    Taking a small bite out of Richmond County's blight, Augusta Commissioners approved $200,000 to demolish three dozen rundown houses Tuesday.
  • General Motors CEO Faces Congressional Questioning On Recalls

    General Motors CEO Faces Congressional Questioning On Recalls

    Tuesday, April 1 2014 7:15 PM EDT2014-04-01 23:15:57 GMT
    The new CEO of General Motors faced a grilling from lawmakers Tuesday on Capitol Hill. Congress wants to know why neither GM or the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration acted sooner to recall millions of cars with defective ignition switches. ABC News' Karen Travers has that story.
    The new CEO of General Motors faced a grilling from lawmakers Tuesday on Capitol Hill. Congress wants to know why neither GM or the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration acted sooner to recall millions of cars with defective ignition switches. ABC News' Karen Travers has that story.
  • Local Golf Store Owner Prepares for Masters Week

    Local Golf Store Owner Prepares for Masters Week

    Local Golf Store Owner Prepares for Masters Week

    Tuesday, April 1 2014 4:19 PM EDT2014-04-01 20:19:09 GMT
    The tents are going up, and the golf carts are coming out. We are less than a week away from Masters and everyone is getting set for the big week. As workers get the greens ready, one local golf store owner is stocking his shelves for his biggest week of the year. L.D. Waters has been in the business for more than 50 years, selling golf equipment at Bonaventure Discount Golf in Augusta. He opened up shop in 1955 on Highway 1 and has been a golf supply staple in the community ever since. By M...
    The tents are going up, and the golf carts are coming out. We are less than a week away from Masters and everyone is getting set for the big week. As workers get the greens ready, one local golf store owner is stocking his shelves for his biggest week of the year. L.D. Waters has been in the business for more than 50 years, selling golf equipment at Bonaventure Discount Golf in Augusta. He opened up shop in 1955 on Highway 1 and has been a golf supply staple in the community ever since. By M...
  • Kroger Customers Donate More Than $278,000 To Benefit Muscular Dystrophy Association

    Kroger Customers Donate More Than $278,000 To Benefit Muscular Dystrophy Association

    Tuesday, April 1 2014 4:08 PM EDT2014-04-01 20:08:07 GMT
    Kroger Logo graphicKroger Logo graphic
    Kroger’s Atlanta Division customers surpassed the grocer’s $250,000 fundraising goal and donated more than $278,000 from March 16th-29th to benefit the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA).
    Kroger’s Atlanta Division customers surpassed the grocer’s $250,000 fundraising goal and donated more than $278,000 from March 16th-29th to benefit the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA).
  • Waynesboro Agriculture In Spotlight After Local Farmer Wins Award

    Waynesboro Agriculture In Spotlight After Local Farmer Wins Award

    Tuesday, April 1 2014 11:25 AM EDT2014-04-01 15:25:47 GMT
    After winning a statewide award, a local farmer said he is proud to help put Waynesboro in the spotlight for their agriculture.Dick Byne runs Byne Blueberry Farm, where he makes organic blueberry juice, among other produce items.
    After winning a statewide award, a local farmer said he is proud to help put Waynesboro in the spotlight for their agriculture.Dick Byne runs Byne Blueberry Farm, where he makes organic blueberry juice, among other produce items.
  • USC Pres. Wants Changes After Another Five Points Shooting

    USC Pres. Wants Changes After Another Five Points Shooting

    Monday, March 31 2014 6:59 PM EDT2014-03-31 22:59:41 GMT
    University of South Carolina president Dr. Harris Pastides is calling on the Columbia Police Department and Richland County Sheriff’s Department to increase policing in Five Points Thursday through Saturday nights.
    University of South Carolina president Dr. Harris Pastides is calling on the Columbia Police Department and Richland County Sheriff’s Department to increase policing in Five Points Thursday through Saturday nights.
  • Making Changes And Moving Ahead In Augusta

    Making Changes And Moving Ahead In Augusta

    Monday, March 31 2014 1:07 PM EDT2014-03-31 17:07:04 GMT
    Means Report City of Augusta LogoMeans Report City of Augusta Logo
    Mayor Deke Copenhaver is seeing his days in office dwindle, but that doesn't mean he's kicking back and taking it easy. The mayor still has plenty of goals before his term is finished. There is also plenty of work ahead of him.
    Mayor Deke Copenhaver is seeing his days in office dwindle, but that doesn't mean he's kicking back and taking it easy. The mayor still has plenty of goals before his term is finished. There is also plenty of work ahead of him.
  • Golf Exhibit Highlights Sport's History For Masters Week

    Golf Exhibit Highlights Sport's History For Masters Week

    Monday, March 31 2014 5:18 AM EDT2014-03-31 09:18:32 GMT
    It’s no secret that golf is a big deal here in town.
    It’s no secret that golf is a big deal here in town.
  • $112,000 in Grants Awarded to CSRA Programs Serving Women and Children

    $112,000 in Grants Awarded to CSRA Programs Serving Women and Children

    Saturday, March 29 2014 1:42 AM EDT2014-03-29 05:42:39 GMT
    2014 WIP Grants Recipients2014 WIP Grants Recipients
    Women in Philanthropy for the CSRA awarded grants totaling $112,000 to 7 programs serving women and children at their annual spring luncheon Friday, March 28th.
    Women in Philanthropy for the CSRA awarded grants totaling $112,000 to 7 programs serving women and children at their annual spring luncheon Friday, March 28th.
  • 6th Annual Women In Philanthropy Meeting and 2014 Grants Awards Luncheon

    Women In Philanthropy Milestone: Grant Funding Now Exceeds a Half-Million Dollars

    Women In Philanthropy Milestone: Grant Funding Now Exceeds a Half-Million Dollars

    Saturday, March 29 2014 1:36 AM EDT2014-03-29 05:36:54 GMT
    2014 WIP Grants2014 WIP Grants
    This one was a milestone: in 6 years, Women In Philanthropy for the CSRA has funded 28 local grants totaling $523,300.
    This one was a milestone: in 6 years, Women In Philanthropy for the CSRA has funded 28 local grants totaling $523,300.
  • Sheriff's Office Warns About Scalping Masters Badges

    Sheriff's Office Warns About Scalping Masters Badges

    Friday, March 28 2014 6:22 PM EDT2014-03-28 22:22:48 GMT
    The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is warning people about scalping badges to the Masters.
    The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is warning people about scalping badges to the Masters.
  • Scammers Targeting Masters Badges

    Scammers Targeting Masters Badges

    Friday, March 28 2014 5:32 PM EDT2014-03-28 21:32:23 GMT
    News Channel 6's Deon Guillory looks at ways you can avoid being scammed when buying Masters badges.
    News Channel 6's Deon Guillory looks at ways you can avoid being scammed when buying Masters badges.
  • FDA Issues Public Health Alert For Processed Egg Products Unfit For Human Consumption

    FDA Issues Public Health Alert For Processed Egg Products Unfit For Human Consumption

    Friday, March 28 2014 2:45 PM EDT2014-03-28 18:45:34 GMT
    Food and Drug Administration FDA Logo graphicFood and Drug Administration FDA Logo graphic
    The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is issuing a public health alert concerning processed egg products from a Lacey, Washington company. Click for details.
    The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is issuing a public health alert concerning processed egg products from a Lacey, Washington company. Click for details.
  • Doctors Hospital To Open New Urgent And Primary Care Center In Riverwood Town Center

    Doctors Hospital To Open New Urgent And Primary Care Center In Riverwood Town Center

    Friday, March 28 2014 2:26 PM EDT2014-03-28 18:26:38 GMT
    Across The CSRA graphicAcross The CSRA graphic
    Doctors Hospital will open a brand new neighborhood Urgent and Primary Care Center on Tuesday, April 1st, located at 3110 William Few Parkway in the Riverwood Town Center, in Evans.
    Doctors Hospital will open a brand new neighborhood Urgent and Primary Care Center on Tuesday, April 1st, located at 3110 William Few Parkway in the Riverwood Town Center, in Evans.
  • CONSUMER ALERT: Fandango, Credit Karma In Security Flaw Settlement

    CONSUMER ALERT: Fandango, Credit Karma In Security Flaw Settlement

    Friday, March 28 2014 1:51 PM EDT2014-03-28 17:51:24 GMT
    Consumer Alert graphicConsumer Alert graphic
    The Federal Trade Commission says the mobile apps of movie ticket seller Fandango and credit report provider Credit Karma may have exposed millions of users' sensitive personal information, including credit card data and social security numbers.
    The Federal Trade Commission says the mobile apps of movie ticket seller Fandango and credit report provider Credit Karma may have exposed millions of users' sensitive personal information, including credit card data and social security numbers.
  • Salvation Army of Augusta's Doing the Most Good Dinner May 8th, 2014

    2nd Annual DTMG Dinner Features Coach June Jones and Former QB Steve Bartkowski

    2nd Annual DTMG Dinner Features Coach June Jones and Former QB Steve Bartkowski

    Wednesday, March 26 2014 11:48 PM EDT2014-03-27 03:48:25 GMT
    Coach June Jones and former Atlanta Falcons QB Steve Bartkowski are the featured speakers at the Salvation Army's 2nd Annual Doing The Most Good dinner May 8th.
    Coach June Jones and former Atlanta Falcons QB Steve Bartkowski are the featured speakers at the Salvation Army's 2nd Annual Doing The Most Good dinner May 8th.
  • Proceeds from Gino Vannelli's microphone going to Wounded Warrior and Red Cross

    Gino Vannelli's Mic Auctioned for Wounded Warrior Project

    Gino Vannelli's Mic Auctioned for Wounded Warrior Project

    Wednesday, March 26 2014 11:46 PM EDT2014-03-27 03:46:40 GMT
    Gino Vannelli's personal live microphone is being auctioned for the Wounded Warrior Project and the Red Cross.
    Gino Vannelli's personal live microphone is being auctioned for the Wounded Warrior Project and the Red Cross.
  • Walton Foundation for Independence Sponsoring GA Artists with Disabilities Exhibit

    Award-winning art exhibit to visit Augusta

    Award-winning art exhibit to visit Augusta

    Wednesday, March 26 2014 11:44 PM EDT2014-03-27 03:44:32 GMT
    Approximately 50 award-winning pieces of art from disabled artists across Georgia, including one from the Central Savannah River Area, will be on display March 27-April 19 at the Georgia Artists with Disabilities, Inc's 29th annual statewide tour and exhibit.
    Approximately 50 award-winning pieces of art from disabled artists across Georgia, including one from the Central Savannah River Area, will be on display March 27-April 19 at the Georgia Artists with Disabilities, Inc's 29th annual statewide tour and exhibit.
  • 100% of sub sales go to local charities across the USA

    Jersey Mike's Day of Giving

    Jersey Mike's Day of Giving

    Wednesday, March 26 2014 11:42 PM EDT2014-03-27 03:42:02 GMT
    Day of Giving supports SFBFDay of Giving supports SFBF
    Jersey Mike's Subs will be contributing 100% of all sales on Wednesday, March 26th, to the Southeastern Firefighters Burn Foundation.
    Jersey Mike's Subs will be contributing 100% of all sales on Wednesday, March 26th, to the Southeastern Firefighters Burn Foundation.
  • Fort Gordon Celebrates 30th Special Olympics

    Fort Gordon Celebrates 30th Special Olympics

    Wednesday, March 26 2014 9:34 PM EDT2014-03-27 01:34:22 GMT
    900 athletes participated in the Special Olympics at Fort Gordon.900 athletes participated in the Special Olympics at Fort Gordon.
    Fort Gordon hosted its 30th annual Special Olympics Wednesday morning. Athletes between the ages of 5 and 60 took part in a number of events, including a softball throw and a long jump.
    Fort Gordon hosted its 30th annual Special Olympics Wednesday morning. Athletes between the ages of 5 and 60 took part in a number of events, including a softball throw and a long jump.
  • Parking Meters Could Help Augusta's Budget, And Downtown Parking Issues

    Parking Meters Could Help Augusta's Budget, And Downtown Parking Issues

    Wednesday, March 26 2014 6:57 PM EDT2014-03-26 22:57:22 GMT
    Photo of cars parked on Broad Street in downtown AugustaPhoto of cars parked on Broad Street in downtown Augusta
    It could be a big change for downtown Augusta...parking meters. The Mayor and businesses are proposing as a way to help the city's budget troubles and to free up spaces in the Broad Street area. WJBF News Channel 6's George Eskola has the story.
    It could be a big change for downtown Augusta...parking meters. The Mayor and businesses are proposing as a way to help the city's budget troubles and to free up spaces in the Broad Street area. WJBF News Channel 6's George Eskola has the story.
  • Augusta Commission To Re-Ignite Smoking Ban Proposal

    Augusta Commission To Re-Ignite Smoking Ban Proposal

    Wednesday, March 26 2014 6:13 PM EDT2014-03-26 22:13:09 GMT
    Smoking Ban graphicSmoking Ban graphic
     Some Augusta Commissioners don't want to butt out of snuffing out smoking and say an ordinance to ban smoking in public places including bars will return after twice being defeated.
     Some Augusta Commissioners don't want to butt out of snuffing out smoking and say an ordinance to ban smoking in public places including bars will return after twice being defeated.
  • Detour Announced For Sewer Line Repair On Chesterfield Street In Aiken

    Detour Announced For Sewer Line Repair On Chesterfield Street In Aiken

    Wednesday, March 26 2014 5:44 PM EDT2014-03-26 21:44:14 GMT
    Across The CSRA graphicAcross The CSRA graphic
    A detour has been announced for part of Chesterfield Street in Aiken for sewer line repair starting Saturday night.
    A detour has been announced for part of Chesterfield Street in Aiken for sewer line repair starting Saturday night.
  • "Meat and Greet" at Food Bank

    "Meat and Greet" at Food Bank

    Wednesday, March 26 2014 4:41 PM EDT2014-03-26 20:41:48 GMT
    The Golden Harvest Food Bank is getting to know the agencies it serves through a "Meat and Greet".
    The Golden Harvest Food Bank is getting to know the agencies it serves through a "Meat and Greet".
  • New Walmart Hires 300, 25 Military Veterans

    New Walmart Hires 300, 25 Military Veterans

    Wednesday, March 26 2014 2:03 PM EDT2014-03-26 18:03:55 GMT
    The new Walmart on Wrightsboro Road opened bright and early Wednesday morning with a ribbon cutting.Mayor Deke Copenhaver and several local officials were in attendance.The Chamber of Commerce says they are excited for the economic impact of the store, located on Wrightsboro Road and North Leg Road. It has already created about 300 jobs -- and about 10 percent of the store staff is made up of military veterans. Our Julie Parise met one veteran who says that before Walmart hired her, she was h...
    The new Walmart on Wrightsboro Road opened bright and early Wednesday morning with a ribbon cutting.Mayor Deke Copenhaver and several local officials were in attendance.The Chamber of Commerce says they are excited for the economic impact of the store, located on Wrightsboro Road and North Leg Road. It has already created about 300 jobs -- and about 10 percent of the store staff is made up of military veterans. Our Julie Parise met one veteran who says that before Walmart hired her, she was h...
  • SC House Committee Passes Emma’s Law to Reduce DUIs

    SC House Committee Passes Emma’s Law to Reduce DUIs

    Tuesday, March 25 2014 11:40 PM EDT2014-03-26 03:40:18 GMT
    The SC House Judiciary Committee unanimously passed “Emma’s Law” Tuesday afternoon, including a provision that critics say weakens the bill. The bill would require anyone convicted of DUI with a blood alcohol content of .15 or higher to install an ignition interlock on his car.
    The SC House Judiciary Committee unanimously passed “Emma’s Law” Tuesday afternoon, including a provision that critics say weakens the bill. The bill would require anyone convicted of DUI with a blood alcohol content of .15 or higher to install an ignition interlock on his car.
  • 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.
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