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  • 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.
  • Bill Would Require Cursive, Multiplication Memorization in SC

    Bill Would Require Cursive, Multiplication Memorization in SC

    Monday, March 17 2014 7:26 PM EDT2014-03-17 23:26:00 GMT
    A bill that would require SC students to learn how to read and write cursive and memorize multiplication tables comes up for a vote Tuesday at the Statehouse.
    A bill that would require SC students to learn how to read and write cursive and memorize multiplication tables comes up for a vote Tuesday at the Statehouse.
  • 12th Annual Kelsi Long Memorial Ride

    12th Annual Kelsi Long Memorial Ride

    Saturday, March 15 2014 9:53 PM EDT2014-03-16 01:53:44 GMT
    300 bikers turned out in full force for the 12th annual Kelsi Long Memorial Ride, which raises money for children with special needs and the Children's Hospital of Georgia.
    300 bikers turned out in full force for the 12th annual Kelsi Long Memorial Ride, which raises money for children with special needs and the Children's Hospital of Georgia.
  • CSRA Shag Club Offering Free Shag Lessons for Teens

    CSRA Shag Club Offering Free Shag Lessons for Teens

    Saturday, March 15 2014 12:31 AM EDT2014-03-15 04:31:48 GMT
    The CSRA Shag Club is offering free lessons to kids ages 10-17 every Sunday in March.
    The CSRA Shag Club is offering free lessons to kids ages 10-17 every Sunday in March.
  • Operation Kid-Safe

    Operation Kid-Safe

    Friday, March 14 2014 9:35 PM EDT2014-03-15 01:35:25 GMT
    Operation Kid-Safe is a free digital fingerprint and photo safety program. Operation Safe-Kid will take your child's picture and fingerprints, and print it out.
    Operation Kid-Safe is a free digital fingerprint and photo safety program. Operation Safe-Kid will take your child's picture and fingerprints, and print it out.
  • Mom2Mom: Maddy's Defining Moment

    Mom2Mom: Maddy's Defining Moment

    Thursday, March 6 2014 4:02 PM EST2014-03-06 21:02:17 GMT
    Augusta Family Magazine, October 2013:  Maddy-in-the-middle is quick to act when a child is drifting out to sea. Seems like years of swimming on the swim team paid off bigtime!
    Augusta Family Magazine, October 2013:  Maddy-in-the-middle is quick to act when a child is drifting out to sea. Seems like years of swimming on the swim team paid off bigtime!
  • Mom2Mom: Spring Spruce-Up?

    Mom2Mom: Spring Spruce-Up?

    Augusta Family Magazine March '13: When a busy mom's got too much going on and her brain gets cluttered, crazy things can happen!
    Augusta Family Magazine March '13: When a busy mom's got too much going on and her brain gets cluttered, crazy things can happen!


     
  • EDS Parenting Seminar Open to Public

    EDS Parenting Seminar Open to Public

  • 11-Year-Old Marks First "New" Birthday

    11-Year-Old Marks First "New" Birthday

  • Wren Williams at Fair

    Wren Williams at Fair

    Thursday, November 7 2013 6:58 PM EST2013-11-07 23:58:59 GMT
    Brad Means interviews baton twirling champ Wren Williams at the Exchange Club Fair on Friday, October 25th.
    Brad Means interviews baton twirling champ Wren Williams at the Exchange Club Fair on Friday, October 25th.
  • HALLOWEEN: Your Pictures of Local Trick-or-Treaters!

    HALLOWEEN: Your Pictures of Local Trick-or-Treaters!

    Thanks to our viewers for sending in these cute pictures!
  • Trey Mills Update

    Trey Mills Update

  • Trey Mills Update

    Trey Mills Update

    Thursday, October 10 2013 10:34 PM EDT2013-10-11 02:34:42 GMT
    Trey Mills is doing well after surgery to remove his left leg.  The 2 1/2 year old will be fitted for a prosthetic leg in November.
    Trey Mills is doing well after surgery to remove his left leg.  The 2 1/2 year old will be fitted for a prosthetic leg in November.
  • iPads for S. Aiken High School Administrators

    iPads for S. Aiken High School Administrators

    South Aiken High School administrators are carrying around a handy tool these days to help students.
  • 6-Year-Old Cancer Patient's Bucket List Includes Meeting Selena Gomez or Katy Perry

    6-Year-Old Cancer Patient's Bucket List Includes Meeting Selena Gomez or Katy Perry

    6-Year-Old Cancer Patient's Bucket List Includes Meeting Selena Gomez or Katy Perry
  • Mom2Mom: The Gift of Absence

    Mom2Mom: The Gift of Absence

    Thursday, August 1 2013 7:54 PM EDT2013-08-01 23:54:38 GMT
    Augusta Family Magazine, Dec/Jan '12:  It's funny how absence makes the heart grow fonder after the eldest child leaves the nest and heads to college.
    Augusta Family Magazine, Dec/Jan '12:  It's funny how absence makes the heart grow fonder after the eldest child leaves the nest and heads to college.
  • Mom2Mom: Teenage Daughters

    Mom2Mom: Teenage Daughters

    Thursday, August 1 2013 7:53 PM EDT2013-08-01 23:53:53 GMT
    Augusta Family Magazine, May/June '12:  The four-letter word that can really test a relationship, not to mention a mother's patience. Keeping your cool shopping for P-R-O-M!
    Augusta Family Magazine, May/June '12:  The four-letter word that can really test a relationship, not to mention a mother's patience. Keeping your cool shopping for P-R-O-M!
  • Mom2Mom: Stranger Danger!

    Mom2Mom: Stranger Danger!

    Thursday, August 1 2013 7:52 PM EDT2013-08-01 23:52:27 GMT
    Augusta Family Magazine March '12:  WJBF's Brad Means is a trusted news man who wants to keep our community safe. That makes an innocent mistake at the downtown library so ironic!
    Augusta Family Magazine March '12:  WJBF's Brad Means is a trusted news man who wants to keep our community safe. That makes an innocent mistake at the downtown library so ironic!
  • Mom2Mom: Sticking Together Now... and Then!

    Mom2Mom: Sticking Together Now... and Then!

    Thursday, August 1 2013 7:50 PM EDT2013-08-01 23:50:50 GMT
    Augusta Family Magazine July '13:  Many times a parent doesn't know what their toddlers have mastered until it's too late. Thank goodness a neighbor kept an eye out for Jennie's wee escapees!
    Augusta Family Magazine July '13:  Many times a parent doesn't know what their toddlers have mastered until it's too late. Thank goodness a neighbor kept an eye out for Jennie's wee escapees!



     
  • Mom2Mom: Obsolete Objects

    Mom2Mom: Obsolete Objects

    Thursday, August 1 2013 7:49 PM EDT2013-08-01 23:49:52 GMT
    Augusta Family Magazine Nov. '12:  Nothing makes a parent feel more obsolete than "fold up thingys" and vennels!  Read this month's Mom2Mom column to see what we mean!
    Augusta Family Magazine Nov. '12:  Nothing makes a parent feel more obsolete than "fold up thingys" and vennels!  Read this month's Mom2Mom column to see what we mean!





     
  • Mom2Mom: Here's to Camp Grow-A-Thick Skin!

    Mom2Mom: Here's to Camp Grow-A-Thick Skin!

    Thursday, August 1 2013 7:48 PM EDT2013-08-01 23:48:15 GMT
    Augusta Family Magazine April '13: When summer camp isn't as fun as it looks in the movies, kids have to grow a thick skin!
    Augusta Family Magazine April '13: When summer camp isn't as fun as it looks in the movies, kids have to grow a thick skin!
  • Mom2Mom: Crusin' Confusion

    Mom2Mom: Crusin' Confusion

    Augusta Family Magazine Feb. '13: Unexpected discovery on a family cruise that Jennie's son's perception of reality is seriously skewed by the sea's gentle rocking! Who is this kid, and what did he do with Zack?
    Augusta Family Magazine Feb. '13: Unexpected discovery on a family cruise that Jennie's son's perception of reality is seriously skewed by the sea's gentle rocking! Who is this kid, and what did he do with Zack?
  • Mom2Mom: Backseat Control Freak

    Mom2Mom: Backseat Control Freak

    Thursday, August 1 2013 7:42 PM EDT2013-08-01 23:42:25 GMT
    Augusta Family Magazine, April '12: Mom's control freak tendencies get in the way of her student driver's comfort level. Never let her get in the backseat again!
    Augusta Family Magazine, April '12: Mom's control freak tendencies get in the way of her student driver's comfort level. Never let her get in the backseat again!
  • Mom2Mom: A Place for Ace

    Mom2Mom: A Place for Ace

    Thursday, August 1 2013 7:40 PM EDT2013-08-01 23:40:51 GMT
    Augusta Family Magazine, Feb '12:  The loneliness moms feel as kids grow up and need her less...  is replaced -in this case- by Ace!
    Augusta Family Magazine, Feb '12:  The loneliness moms feel as kids grow up and need her less...  is replaced -in this case- by Ace!
  • Mom2Mom: Making A Splash At The Mall!

    Mom2Mom: Making A Splash At The Mall!

    Thursday, August 1 2013 7:36 PM EDT2013-08-01 23:36:02 GMT
    Augusta Family Magazine June '13: If this story had happened today, my child and I would have gone viral. Thank goodness there were no cell phone cameras in the late 90's!
    Augusta Family Magazine June '13: If this story had happened today, my child and I would have gone viral. Thank goodness there were no cell phone cameras in the late 90's!
  • Mom2Mom: Fair Warning, New Moms

    Mom2Mom: Fair Warning, New Moms

    Thursday, August 1 2013 7:26 PM EDT2013-08-01 23:26:37 GMT
    Augusta Family Magazine Jan. '13: First-time parents won't believe how a newborn will rock their world! Books tell you about your baby's needs… but moms have needs, too!
    Augusta Family Magazine Jan. '13: First-time parents won't believe how a newborn will rock their world! Books tell you about your baby's needs… but moms have needs, too!
  • Mom2Mom: Dinnertime Distractions

    Mom2Mom: Dinnertime Distractions

    Thursday, August 1 2013 7:25 PM EDT2013-08-01 23:25:53 GMT
    Mom2Mom September 2012:  "Dinnertime DIstractions"Mom2Mom September 2012: "Dinnertime DIstractions"
    Augusta Family Magazine Sept. '12: Juggling hats is a way of life for working moms... and sometimes it catches up with us!
    Augusta Family Magazine Sept. '12: Juggling hats is a way of life for working moms... and sometimes it catches up with us! 

     
  • Mom2Mom: Busted on the Beach

    Mom2Mom: Busted on the Beach

    Thursday, August 1 2013 7:25 PM EDT2013-08-01 23:25:05 GMT
    Augusta Family Magazine July '12: One of those moments when kids are embarrassed by their mom's uncool behavior. Moms live for this stuff!
    Augusta Family Magazine July '12: One of those moments when kids are embarrassed by their mom's uncool behavior. Moms live for this stuff!
  • WJBF's Jennie Montgomery Tells Daughter's Heroic Story

    WJBF's Jennie Montgomery Tells Daughter's Heroic Story

    Tuesday, July 16 2013 11:39 PM EDT2013-07-17 03:39:21 GMT
    WJBF's Jennie Montgomery shares the story of her daughter, Maddy, saving a little boy from drowning in Charleston over the weekend.
    WJBF's Jennie Montgomery shares the story of her daughter, Maddy, saving a little boy from drowning in Charleston over the weekend.
  • Viagra Helping Babies

    Viagra Helping Babies

    Friday, July 12 2013 5:06 PM EDT2013-07-12 21:06:46 GMT
    Medical experts say the pill may hold the key to helping underdeveloped and low birth weight babies grow in the womb.
    Women who risk delivering their babies prematurely ..will be given a special low dose of sildenafil ...three times daily...and monitored closely.
  • Stay at home Dads

    Stay at home Dads

    Thursday, July 11 2013 4:57 PM EDT2013-07-11 20:57:24 GMT
    One new dad says he was treated like an outcast by moms at playground.
     The number of stay at home dad's is increasing.
      One new dad says he was treated like an outcast by moms at playground. 
  • "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.
  • What's Trending at 5:30

    What's Trending at 5:30

    Tuesday, July 2 2013 11:10 PM EDT2013-07-03 03:10:09 GMT
    Yoga classes are now part of the curriculum in one California school system, by order of a judge.
    In Kentwood, Michigan, three people found something else in their taco bell bag besides burritos and chalupas.
    They found 36-hundred dollars in cash.
  • Video Games and Physical Activity

    Video Games and Physical Activity

    Tuesday, July 2 2013 10:29 PM EDT2013-07-03 02:29:20 GMT
    A new study shows the latest generation of video games can make a child more physically active at home.
    A new study shows the latest generation of video games can make a child more physically active at home.
  • Greenjackets Splash Day

    Greenjackets Splash Day

    Wednesday, June 26 2013 9:43 PM EDT2013-06-27 01:43:20 GMT
    Some kids had a chance to cool off in the heat today at an Augusta Greenjackets baseball game.
    Some kids had a chance to cool off in the heat today at an Augusta Greenjackets baseball game.
  • Kid Connection: Jillian Benfield Offers First Time Mom Tips As She Says Farewell

    Kid Connection: Jillian Benfield Offers First Time Mom Tips As She Says Farewell

    Wednesday, June 26 2013 6:41 PM EDT2013-06-26 22:41:37 GMT
    Jillian Benfield gives you her own personal newborn survival guide in today's Kid Connection.
    There's so much to learn when becoming a parent...and those first few months... you might just be doing your best to survive. Jillian Benfield gives you her own personal newborn survival guide in today's Kid Connection.
  • Helping Kids Avoid Summer Brain Drain

    Helping Kids Avoid Summer Brain Drain

    Monday, June 17 2013 5:49 PM EDT2013-06-17 21:49:16 GMT
    How to help your child combat summer learning loss over summer break.
    How to help your child combat summer learning loss over summer break.
  • Kroc Center: Daddy & Me Ice Cream Party

    Kroc Center: Daddy & Me Ice Cream Party

    Thursday, June 13 2013 7:32 PM EDT2013-06-13 23:32:53 GMT
    The "Daddy & Me Ice Cream Party" is taking place this Saturday, June 15th, at the Kroc Center in Augusta from 1:00 - 3:00pm.
    The "Daddy & Me Ice Cream Party" is taking place this Saturday, June 15th, at the Kroc Center in Augusta from 1:00 - 3:00pm.
  • Abilene Baptist Patriotic Celebration Evans Towne Center Park

    Abilene Baptist Patriotic Celebration Evans Towne Center Park

    Wednesday, June 12 2013 10:22 PM EDT2013-06-13 02:22:47 GMT
    Abilene Baptist Church is hosting the "We Say Thank You" Patriotic Picnic & Celebration at Evans Towne Center Park on Sunday, June 30, 2013.
    Abilene Baptist Church is hosting the "We Say Thank You" Patriotic Picnic & Celebration at Evans Towne Center Park on Sunday, June 30, 2013.
  • Moe's Pulls Plug on App

    Moe's Pulls Plug on App

    Thursday, June 6 2013 11:16 PM EDT2013-06-07 03:16:00 GMT
    Citing technical difficulties, Moe's pulls plug on App and Online ordering.
    Citing technical difficulties, Moe's pulls plug on App and Online ordering.
  • Now We "Knodel"

    Now We "Knodel"

    Wednesday, June 5 2013 12:58 PM EDT2013-06-05 16:58:58 GMT
    Thanks to viewer Kelly Waterfield for sending in this picture of the Dr. Willi Knoll brand Knodel.
    Thanks to viewer Kelly Waterfield for sending in this picture of the Dr. Willi Knoll brand Knodel.
  • Babysitting Class June 8th Kroc Center

    Babysitting Class June 8th Kroc Center

    Monday, June 3 2013 10:18 PM EDT2013-06-04 02:18:27 GMT
    A Red Cross Babysitting Course will be offered at the Kroc Center Saturday, June 8th from 9:00am - 5:00pm.
    A Red Cross Babysitting Course will be offered at the Kroc Center Saturday, June 8th from 9:00am - 5:00pm.
  • Bargain Days at Making Ends Meet Thrift Shop

    Bargain Days at Making Ends Meet Thrift Shop

    Tuesday, May 28 2013 11:09 AM EDT2013-05-28 15:09:04 GMT
    Making Ends Meet Bargain Center, which supports Julie's House Crisis Center for women and their children, announces a great deal for the hot summer months of June and July.
    Making Ends Meet Bargain Center, which supports Julie's House Crisis Center for women and their children, announces a great deal for the hot summer months of June and July.
  • UPDATED: Team Zeta 5K Saturday, May 18th

    UPDATED: Team Zeta 5K Saturday, May 18th

    Friday, May 24 2013 9:56 PM EDT2013-05-25 01:56:16 GMT
    The Team Zeta 5K Run/Walk starts at 8am Saturday, May 18th, at Sweetwater Country Club. Registration takes place from 7am to 7:30am. The cost is $25.

     
    The Team Zeta inaugural 5K Run/Walk was a big success at Sweetwater Country Club.
  • Singers, Dancers among Entertainment at Johnston Peach Blossom Festival

    Singers, Dancers among Entertainment at Johnston Peach Blossom Festival

    Monday, April 15 2013 7:49 PM EDT2013-04-15 23:49:38 GMT
    The Johnston, S.C., Peach Blossom Festival entertainment for the day is now set, with a variety of performers headlining the May 4 event.
    The Johnston, S.C., Peach Blossom Festival entertainment for the day is now set, with a variety of performers headlining the May 4 event.
  • Abilene Baptist to hold "The Great Egg Drop" March 30th

    Abilene Baptist to hold "The Great Egg Drop" March 30th

    Thursday, March 21 2013 6:39 PM EDT2013-03-21 22:39:54 GMT
    Abilene Baptist Church will be dropping 15,000 candy-filled Easter eggs from a helicopter onto the Columbia County Fairground at Noon on Saturday, March 30, 2013. This event is for children ages walking
    Abilene Baptist Church to hold "The Great Egg Drop" event at the Columbia County Fairground in Grovetown, GA on Saturday, March 30th from 10am – 1pm.
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