In this month's Buddy Check 6 report, Renee Hinson found her breast cancer early and now she's sharing her story encouraging other women to do the same. More>>
Susan O'Cain from the Riverbanks Zoo and Garden came and talked to News Channel 6's Deon Gulliory. Susan brought, Iggy, a blue tongued skink and discussed the upcoming garden festival. More>>
SC Office on Aging says home and community-based care is 20 to 40 times cheaper than putting a senior citizen in a nursing home. More>>
The Aiken County Animal Services appeared on WJBF News Channel 6 at Noon with Meteorologist Ed Bloodsworth on March 5th.
An elderly mutt and her owners are on a mission to find homes for the older dogs in shelters -- saying they make the best pets. More>>
Getting angry too often can affect your health and your heart. The effects can be dangerous long after your anger subsides. More>>
Katheryn Deprill, of South Whitehall Township, PA, posted her plea in hopes of finding her birth mother. More>>
The Georgia House passed a bill to legalize medical marijuana and now the legalization is headed to the state senate. More>>
Truthful Tuesday crowd is protesting SC's refusal to expand Medicaid. More>>
Harvest Blend coffee, created exclusively for Golden Harvest Food Bank by Augusta-based Buona Caffe Artisan Roasted Coffee, is now the official coffee of the Georgia Governor's Mansion. More>>
CSRA IHOP restaurants will offer each guest a free short stack of its famous buttermilk pancakes on National Pancake Day to benefit the Children's Hospital of Georgia.
More than 60 local businesses are assisting the RMHC Augusta raise the necessary funds to build their new facility through the iBuddyClub smartphone mobile coupon book. More>>
As temps stay below normal today...how about a little something to warm your belly? More>>
The Means Report episode that aired on March 2, 2014 featuring: Melissa Solares – an advocate for Ava's Law and the parent of an autistic child, Dr. Clare Bergson from the Medical College of Georgia, and Will Caywood from Fehrman Investment Group. (Part 1 of 3) More>>
The Means Report episode that aired on March 2, 2014 featuring: Melissa Solares – an advocate for Ava's Law and the parent of an autistic child, Dr. Clare Bergson from the Medical College of Georgia, and Will Caywood from Fehrman Investment Group. (Part 2 of 3) More>>
Medical marijuana would be legalized in Georgia for patients with certain medical illnesses under legislation given initial approval by state lawmakers. More>>
Columbia County Commissioners are one step away from naming the hospital that will serve thousands of people in their community. News Channel Six's Dee Griffin was at the meeting and has more on what happened. More>>
Local literary fans are kicking off a weekend centered around books and their love of writing. On Friday, the third annual Augusta Literary Festival started with a symposium on local author Frank Yerby More>>
As if you needed a reason to kick back with a beer on Friday night.Goodwill Industries Helms College will host an evening of food, beer and art Friday night, which benefits the mission of Goodwill and Helms College.ReNew Brew will feature unique food and drink pairings crafted by the students at Helms College.There will also be an art auction featuring pieces re-purposed by local artists.Proceeds from the event will fund further education for students looking to transform their careers -- a... More>>
The Shepeard Community Blood Center set up at the Odell Weeks Recreation Center Thursday for a community-wide blood drive. WJBF News Channel 6's Julie Parise was there and has the story. More>>
The clock is ticking for people to sign up for the Affordable Care Act. Open enrollment ends March 31st. A RV was in Aiken to help people sign up
South Carolina environmental officials are scheduled to meet to discuss sampling that's been done on Langley Pond Thursday night at Aiken Technical College.
Kohl's Department Stores, through the Kohl's Cares® cause merchandise program, will donate $22,632 to Children's Hospital of Georgia, which will benefit the Kohl's Cares Asthma Education and Awareness program. More>>
A thank-you caravan carrying donations and gift baskets will visit the Augusta Red Cross, the Salvation Army and Golden Harvest Food Bank Thursday morning, Feb. 27th. More>>
Southern Souls Rescue appeared on WJBF News Channel 6 at Noon on February 26th with our Adopt-A-Pet coordinator Anne Sawyer and our Mary Morrison. Click to view that segment.
WJBF's Jennie Montgomery and Brad Means were honored to host the 2014 Annual Meeting of the United Way of the Central Savannah River Area Tuesday afternoon at the Augusta Marriott and Convention Center.A More>>
Los Angeles City Council has endorsed new restrictions on e-cigarettes. The ban prohibits vapor devices in most workplaces and public spaces. As e-cigarettes become more popular among those who want to quit smoking tobacco, they are also becoming popular amongst school age children. Carl Azuz explains. More>>
Karin Calloway dishes up some Southern-style Mac and Cheese in this Quick Cooking With Karen segment.
Many of us envy the lucky one-percent of people who only need a few hours of sleep a night. A lot of people think they're short sleepers -- but they're not. And they're putting their health at risk. Mara Schiavocampo shows how to find the amount of sleep that's right for you. More>>
The Golden Harvest Food Bank won’t know the full effects of the ice storm on their mission just yet – but they know they are fighting an uphill battle right now. More>>
An Arizona Girl Scout is selling cookies outside of a medical marijuana dispensary. More>>
Temperatures hit the seventies on Monday, which is quite different from the frigid weather two weeks ago. The fluctuating mercury combined with piles of storm debris are making it hard to breathe. The Atlanta Allergy and Asthma Clinic reports the pollen count at “224” in the high category on Monday, and just two weeks ago the pollen count was at “1.” Who could forget: snow and ice covering Augusta National, and hund... More>>
Now to those new concerns about the popular dye found in so many of the things we own -- including our clothing and paper. .. More>>
Runners of all ages came together Saturday morning for the third annual Reid on the Run 5k and Fun Run. More>>
New Helms Career Institute will oversee the School of Health and the School of Beauty. More>>
GRU Cancer Center has entered into a master clinical trial agreement with Advaxis Inc., a biotechnology company specializing in cancer immunotherapies. More>>
A bill making its way through the South Carolina Statehouse would legalize growing industrial hemp in the state. More>>
As American Heart Month nears an end, local hospitals and physicians are continuing their push to get more people screened for heart disease and problems. Heart month is an initiative to prevent heart More>>
For every pet-lover who has ever insisted their dog understands what they say and feel, a new study shows you may be right. More>>
Flames from fireplaces are being blamed for many burns during last week's ice storm. News Channel Six's Dee Griffin has a warning from Doctors about fires and burns. Due to the extremely cold More>>
The decision on who will build Columbia County's first hospital is now in the hands of county commissioners. Wednesday night, the 11 person committee chosen to make suggestions for the board was dissolved. More>>
The weather is warming up and it's the perfect time to head to Columbia and visit our good friends at the Riverbanks Zoo and Garden.
Augusta will soon be designated as an "Age-friendly" community, thanks to the Georgia AARP.
A power outage, plus refrigerated or frozen food could equal disaster. According to the website, foodsafety.gov, you should get rid of any meat, poultry or seafood, any dairy including soft cheese and milk and throw out any egg products. More>>
Heartsong Animal Rescue appeared on WJBF News Channel 6 at Noon, February 19th with Mary Morrison. More>>
A bill introduced this week in the SC Senate would protect the state's senior citizens from abuse and exploitation that can now slip through legal loopholes. More>>
Tuesday morning, the Augusta National Golf Club took a swing at cancer by putting its money and its faith in the Georgia Regents University Cancer Center. WJBF News Channel 6's Julie Parise has the story. More>>
Georgians who are currently receiving food stamps may be able to have food lost after last week's ice storm replaced. Click for details. More>>
A consumer watchdog investigation into the confusing labels at the grocery -- organic, natural, cage-free? There are some new answers to that question: are we buying what we think?
The lights are back on at a Louisville dairy farm -- but not before causing severe damage to a herd of cows.
Georgia Power has donated the unneeded food originally designated for ice storm responders to Golden Harvest Food Bank. More>>
Golden Harvest Food Bank will be distributing emergency food Tuesday from 3:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. at their Aiken warehouse to residents who have been impacted by the ice storm. More>>
Kroger store, merchandising and logistic teams are working very hard to fully replenish their shelves in the Augusta area. More>>
The ice storm that knocked out power across the CSRA is also preventing people from giving blood. Now blood mobiles are setting up across the CSRA to try and help fill the need.
POWER HAS BEEN LOST TO ALL WELLS AND TANK LEVELS ARE DIMINISHING. More>>
90,000 pounds of beef jerky products recalled because of misbranding and an undeclared allergen. More>>
Some blood drives this week have canceled due to the icy road conditions and closure of area schools. The continuation of poor weather continues to compromise the local blood supply. More>>
The SPCA Albrecht Center is seeking to award a special pet in the CSRA in honor of a remarkable dog, rescued from death. More>>
Friday was national HIV/AIDS day and the number of cases of the virus in the CSRA, are some of the highest in the state of Georgia. The Richmond County Health Department gave free HIV screenings on National Black HIV/AIDS day. The test is a mouth swab and the results take 20 minutes. The department is pushing people to know their status. More>>
Georgia Regents Medical Center has entered a three-year agreement to be the official health care provider for the Augusta GreenJackets, the single-A affiliate of the San Francisco Giants. More>>
City of Augusta leaders say they are not worried about runoff from the new outlet mall project going into the Augusta canal. The canal provides up to 60% of the city's drinking water. State law requires at least 25 feet of undisturbed brush between the outlet mall and the Augusta canal to prevent anything toxic from going into the water. More>>
There is an urgent need for O Negative blood right now and Shepeard Blood Center is putting out the call for donors. More>>
Getting a dental check-up means more than having your teeth and gums prodded and poked. Dentists also screen for cancer.
Bobby Arthurs, with Aiken County Animal Services, appeared on WJBF News Channel 6 at Noon with our Mary Morrison and our Adopt-A-Pet coordinator Anne Sawyer on Wednesday, February 5th. Click to view that segment.
CVS Caremark has announced that the company will stop selling cigarettes and other tobacco products by October 1st, the first national pharmacy chain to do so, citing smoking's health risks. More>>
The New Beginnings Women's center offers before and after-birth care for the new families.
The center provides everything from prenatal classes to supportive and personalized care. More>>