Southern Souls Rescue appeared on WJBF News Channel 6 at Noon with seven adorable ten-week old female puppies.
It's a gift so big; an army veteran of twelve years is calling an 8-year-old girl his hero. Customers in a Summerville pet store had a chance to see it firsthand and now you can too.Dashawn Brown shares the story. More>>
Did you know that August 26th is a special day for dog owners?That's right, it is National Dog Day, which is a day to celebrate man's best friend and encourage people to adopt a dog.Take a look at the pooches in our photo gallery above. More>>
A blue lobster was caught off the coast of Maine over the weekend – a 1 in 2 million find. More>>
University of Florida researchers recorded some amazing close up video of a mother crocodile moving her babies from a nest. More>>
The Augusta Animal Shelter has recently come under fire for accusations by some dog rescue groups for poor conditions and neglect. But one local rescue group says these claims are not true. News Channel 6's Nicole Snyder took a tour of the shelter to investigate.Clean water, unlimited food, and energetic pups.These are some of the terms the Dog Networking Agents of Georgia use to describe the dogs at the Augusta Anima... More>>
Just like it did with suicide and depression, the death of Robin Williams brought renewed attention to Parkinson's Disease after it was reveal by Williams' wife that he was in the early stages of the neurological disease. While many speculate that the disease played a part in Williams' decision to end his life, the future is actually quite hopeful for people living with it. More>>
For weeks now social media and has been filled with videos of people dumpling buckets of ice water over their head in an attempt to bring about awareness for ALS, commonly known as Lou Gehrig's Disease. And, since the start of that challenge, over 70 million dollars has been raised by the ALS Association. That is compared to the 2.5 million dollars raised during the same time period last year. It is a win for the association, but how much do people really know about the debilitating disease? More>>
Jellyfish were a nuisance to swimmers in the Atlantic Ocean off New Smyrna Beach over the weekend. More>>
Some very large spiders are causing a stir across Wisconsin. The DNR says they're called fishing spiders, big enough to hunt and eat fish or even frogs -- and sightings are way up. More>>
Area CMV negative (or “baby blood”) blood donors are being urged to commit to saving the lives of seriously ill babies & toddlers in the area by donating platelets. More>>
A North Augusta woman was startled when she found a surprise in her car. More>>
We might as well just call it the "Cup Of Fall". Mark your calendars, because according to reports...a Starbucks' favorite returns August 25th! More>>
One bite: that's all it apparently took for a grouper to eat a 4-foot shark in a video posted to YouTube, according to user Gimbb14. More>>
Aiken County Animal Services appeared on WJBF News Channel 6 at Noon on August 20th with Mary Morrison. More>>
Peanut and almond butters sold at Whole Foods, Trader Joe's and other grocers are being recalled because of possible salmonella contamination. More>>
The woman says the squirrel had been raiding their bird feeder and quickly figured out it wasn't worth the trouble.
The woman says the squirrel had been raiding their bird feeder and quickly figured out it wasn't worth the trouble.More>>
Now that school is back in session weeknights are once again busy with after-school activities. This week's Slow Cooker Sausage and Peppers makes a perfect family meal for nights when everyone is going in different directions.
Trinity Hospital of Augusta has released a statement after its system was hacked into by a foreign-based intruder. Here is the official statement:"Limited personal identification data belonging to some patients who were seen at physician practices and clinics affiliated with Trinity Hospital of Augusta over the past five years was transferred out of our organization in a criminal cyber attack by a foreign-based intruder. The transferred information did not include any medical information or c... More>>
The sudden and tragic death of actor and comedian Robin Williams has forced people worldwide to step back and pay attention to the very real struggle so many face with depression and suicide. Depression does not discriminate. It can affect any age, race, gender, or social group.
A Utah woman is in critical condition after drinking sweet tea laced with the industrial cleaning chemical lye at a restaurant. Police are now investigating if this was intentional or an accident. ABC News' Neal Karlinsky has the story. More>>
Some people are affected with a rare condition that makes them appear to be drunk even though they have not been drinking. More>>
It's 24-7 for a group of nine goats taking care of an Augusta storm water retention pond, as part of a pilot program to see if goats can keep the underbrush in check. So far, neighbors say the idea doesn't smell. More>>
A month ago, a new adoption policy was approved to ease the way for rescue group to get animals out of Augusta's Animal Shelter, but in the last four weeks, three times more animals are coming in than going to new homes.WJBF News Channel 6's George Eskola has the story.
Overweight... and nearly dead...this shocking anti-obesity campaign chronicling a fictional 300 pound man's life in reverse imagining each ice cream...soda...fast food binge...and video game marathon...all the way back to his *childhood*
Overweight... and nearly dead...this shocking anti-obesity campaign chronicling a fictional 300 pound man's life in reverse imagining each ice cream...soda...fast food binge...and video game marathon...all the way back to his *childhood*More>>
Southern Souls Rescue appeared on WJBF News Channel 6 at Noon on August 13th.
Miracle Treat Day, a Children's Miracle Network (CMN) Hospitals fundraiser, is being held all day Thursday at CSRA Dairy Queen locations. More>>
Augusta is getting its goats. The city's newest four-legged workers are on the job, working to maintain city storm water retention ponds. WJBF News Channel 6's George Eskola has the story. More>>
Augusta's newest city employees have four legs and they have now gone to work. More>>
Psychiatrists at GRU are studying brain stimulation as GRU is one of seven sites conducting a federally-funded study looking at how effectively ECT keeps depressed seniors in remission. More>>
Psychiatrists at the Medical College of GA at GRU are treating depression with technology, which offers a window of opportunity to address the behaviors like social phobias.
A Georgia high school football player is dead after possible overhydration. Zyrees Oliver died Monday after his family removed him from life support. His relatives say the 17-year old drank two gallons of water and two gallons of Gatorade during football practice last Tuesday. The teen's death raises questions about the fine line between too much fluid and not enough fluid after intense exercise. Overhydration also kn... More>>
Using data released by the Environmental Protection Agency, Environment Georgia rates an Augusta chemicals company, DSM Chemicals, as among the top 50 for pollution nationwide. We checked EPA data and found they are one of the top polluters based on pounds of released chemicals for 2012. But, according to the EPA ECHO website, DSM Chemicals nitrate level discharging was well below regulated limits for 2012. Beth Connell, Safety Health Environmental and Security Manager at DSM Chemicals says... More>>
As the nation mourns the death of Robin Williams, an Augusta family is talking about a special bond they had with the actor.
Does your summer family reunion look like this?
Well, across America, it just might -.
Between my curiosity about Brazil after watching the World Cup last month and viewing some programs about international sweets on television, I decided to whip up some Brazilian sweets called Brigaderio.
A family in Martinez is looking for their beloved dog that has gone missing. More>>
Investigators with the Aiken Department of Public Safety have issued an arrest warrant for a 55-year-old man for filing a false police report about a stolen mountain lion. More>>
Exercise may lower a middle aged woman's risk of breast cancer. French researchers found those who exercised regularly for the past four years had a 10% lower risk of breast cancer. More>>
A 14-foot-long Hammerhead shark gave some local fisherman a big scare over the weekend when it went after a Tarpon they had hooked on their line. More>>
A 13-year-old Arkansas girl, who is one of only three people in the United States known to have survived a brain-eating amoeba, is back enjoying swimming after contracting the infection at a water park last year. More>>
Imagine going to use a toilet and seeing a poisonous snake slithering in the commode. It actually happened to a construction worker in Hueytown, Alabama.
A visit to Burger King went horribly wrong for one Reddit user, whose post about the experience with a snotty kid and Burger King pies has gone viral.
The National Cancer Institute has presented a 5-year grant to GRU's minority-focused cancer research program. This is Georgia's only cancer program that focuses on minorities. WJBF News Channel 6's Margaret-Ann Carter spoke with the people who made this possible.
A pilot program using goats to maintain three of Augusta's storm water ponds will kick off next week. Neighbors don't expect to butt heads with the four legged cleanup crew. More>>
The heartbroken family of a California teen who died after smoking one hit of synthetic pot is taking their message about the dangerous drug to TV.
The Aiken County Animal Services appeared on WJBF News Channel 6 at Noon with Mary Morrison and Anne Sawyer on August 6th.
The GRU Cancer Center has been awarded a 5-year grant from the NCI to lead the state’s only cancer research program focused on better access to clinical trials and treatments for minority/underserved patients.
University Health Care Foundation has launched a $320,000 campaign to create a Breast Milk Lab for University Hospital’s Special Care Nursery. More>>
Valerie Freeman is on the battlefield... spreading the message of early detection in this month's Buddy Check 6 report.
U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC) says help is coming to veterans facing long waits at U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) medical centers. More>>
I've been on a quinoa kick lately and this week, I'm tossing it up in a delicious pack-and-go salad that highlights summer's fresh sweet corn and farm stand tomatoes.
A baby seal makes friends with two surfers and decides he want to try surfing. More>>
The Augusta Animal Shelter continues to work on the problem of overcrowding, but with no county veterinarian, the probability of a dog or cat being rescued is slim. That's where rescue groups come into play.The Poodle and Pooch Rescue brought 28 dogs back to Orlando. They have worked with volunteers in Augusta before, but this is the first time the group went out of state to get dogs. Even though the team had a succes... More>>
Teams worked Sunday evening to remove a small whale that washed ashore in Downtown Myrtle Beach. More>>
WJBF News Channel 6's Margaret-Ann Carter tells us about a rescue group from Florida that is taking in 26 dogs from Richmond County who would probably not be adopted otherwise.
That South Carolina Prescription Drug Abuse Council met Friday to start working on a statewide plan of attack to address the issue of prescription drug abuse.
One girl is challenging the highly recommended vaccine, Gardasil, because of an adverse reaction caused by the vaccination. The 20 year old tells, News Channel 6's, Margaret-Ann Carter, how the vaccine changed her life.
One girl is challenging the highly recommended vaccine, Gardasil, because of an adverse reaction caused by the vaccination. The 20 year old tells, News Channel 6's, Margaret-Ann Carter, how the vaccine changed her life.More>>
Here are some tips on simple summer gatherings that won't break the bank: Serving one simple, signature cocktail, instead of stocking a full bar, can help cut expenses. More>>
A Florida beach cleared out – with the exception of a woman and lifeguard who tried to save her – when a shark was spotted heading straight toward swimmers on Tuesday afternoon. The panic of the 10-foot shark and people screaming from the pier was caught on tape.
Augusta Fire Chief Chris James is warning teens and parents about the dangers of the internet "Fire Challenge".
A Florida beach cleared out – with the exception of a woman and lifeguard who tried to save her – when a shark was spotted heading straight toward swimmers on Tuesday afternoon. The panic of the 10-foot shark and people screaming from the pier was caught on tape. “This just happened off Navarre Beach Pier... 10 ft hammerhead going right at a swimmer and lifeguard.....insane!” wrote Dan Flynn, who posted the video to Facebook. More>>
The CSRA Humane Society appeared on WJBF News Channel 6 at Noon with Mary Morrison and Anne Sawyer on July 30th.
If you're perusing the farmer's market and come across some beautiful, purple eggplant- or if you've got a bumper crop of eggplant in your backyard garden-you'll want to whip up some of this week's Baba Ganoush.
Johnny Hensley and the Red Hots were in the CSRA this past weekend. Our John Lynn got an exclusive look at the rich history of Augusta's very first rock band in a WJBF Your Hometown Stories segment. More>>
A second American working in Liberia has tested positive for the Ebola virus, according to the Christian group with whom she works. Nancy Writebol, from Charlotte, was helping a missionary group that is treating Ebola patients in Monrovia, Liberia, when she contracted the deadly virus.Writebol and her husband David are employed by Serving in Mission, which has been working with Samaritan's Purse at the Ebola Consolidated Case Management Center? since the current outbreak began in March. The h... More>>
A public memorial service has been planned for Dr. Connie L. Drisko, former Dean of the College of Dental Medicine at Georgia Regents University. More>>
You likely have seen the bumper stickers "sea turtles dig the dark". You can truth in action thanks to the Florida Keys Turtle Cam that captured quite a site Friday night, using infrared lighting and a live-streaming, high-definition "turtle webcam".The feed recorded the hatch of about 100 baby loggerhead sea turtles that bolted from the hole and headed straight to the Atlantic Ocean under dim moonlight.The camera uses infrared lighting so hatchlings won't be confused by artificial light and ... More>>
Germs are everywhere - you simply can't avoid them. About 99% of them won't even harm us but that 1% can wreak havoc on our bodies at times.We were curious what places are the germiest. According to Prevention here are the top 10 worst germ spots:1. Kitchen faucet2. Garbage disposal3. Welcome mat4. Vacuum cleaner5. Dish towel6. Car dashboard7. Soap dispensers8. Restaurant ketchup bottles9. Refrigerator seal10. Cell phone That metal aeration screen at the end of the faucet is a total germ magnet. More>>
Elks Lodge 205 is sponsoring Bike Safety Day on Saturday, July 26th at the Elks Lodge, 205 Elkdom Court from 10am until Noon. More>>
The Aiken County Animal Services appeared on WJBF News Channel 6 at Noon on July 23rd with Mary Morrison and Anne Sawyer.
South Carolina ranks 45th in the nation in the latest “Kids Count” survey of children’s well-being. It looks at areas like economic well-being, education, health, and family and community.
A large piece of fish, such as a side of salmon or bright pink steelhead trout, makes an impressive meal for guests.. More>>
Karen Goncalves gave her son, Austin, a dream vacation fishing in the Bahamas. The 15-year-old loves fishing and spends much of his spare time on the water. They went with a friend of his and Karen's boyfriend. But a few days into the vacation they all got violently ill.They were rushed to a hospital for treatment and placed on IV fluids, but the medical staff didn't immediately know what was wrong. They were all flow... More>>
On a warm day, temperatures inside a vehicle can rise rapidly to dangerous levels. On an 85-degree day, for example, the temperature inside a car with the windows opened slightly can reach 102 degrees within 10 minutes. After 30 minutes, the temperature will reach 120 degrees. Your pet may suffer irreversible organ damage or die. Make sure your pets have enough shade and water on hot days. Animals experts with the Humane Society explain, "Animals pant to evaporate moisture from their lungs, ... More>>
Does Shark Week and stories about shark attacks have you worried? Here is a list of things you are statistically more likely to die from than a shark bite. More>>
This cute video is sure to make your day. More>>
Officials with the Wilson County Emergency Management officials say a horse that fell into a sinkhole Thursday morning. The horse's owner said he believes "Boomer" was eating grass and fell into the hole after something startled the horse.Boomer had to be sedated before being pulled out by a wrecker. Boomer was rescued was treated by a veterinarian. It’s unclear how badly Boomer was injured. More>>
CLEBURNE -- A teenager in Texas called 911 asking, "If you were to catch an alligator, what would you do with it?" The Cleburne police dispatcher said, "Uh... I wouldn't catch an alligator in the first place." For Joey Kane, Craig Kite, both 14,and another friend it was a little late for that. The teens were checking their fishing net on Buffalo Creek Tuesday night when they found the gator.The boys called police after they pulled the 6-foot reptile onto land by its tail and wrapped its snout... More>>
University Hospital's Mobile Mammography Unit is a convenient way for women to get a life saving exam. In tonight's Buddy Check 6 Report, Kimberely Scott shares how businesses can use this tool to help their employees stay healthy. While insurance coverage has changed for many, the importance of early detection has not....and University Hospital is using it's mobile mammography unit to meet the need. Andrea Lum Freeman, "we know that mammogram's and early detection saves lives." Freeman was n... More>>
In this month's Cancer Answer report, we take a closer look at the services offered through University Hospital's Breast Health Center. From support to money, if you need it, they've got it. Kimberely Scott has the story. University Hospital's Breast Health Center is described by those who work there as the area's best kept secret. Andrea Lum Freeman, "so we need to get the word out that women and not only women , but men who have been affected by breast cancer personally have a place to come... More>>
Check out this video of a dog drinking water at 1000 fps. More>>
An Alaskan wild-life enthusiast was enjoying some grizzly bears catches their food in the McNeil River. All of sudden, one of them decided to join him. More>>
A baby cheetah has discovered a dog is more than just man's best friend. More>>
This dog loves putting its face into the wind caused by a leaf blower. More>>
Construction on the SC-31 extension project continues on the Grand Strand. The 225 million dollar project will extend the roadway to highway 707 near Moss Creek Road. In August, D.O.T. will begin building a bridge over Enterprise road. Calvin Causey has lived on Enterprise road his whole life. He's been through construction on the Horry County road many times before and said it doesn’t bother him. “I mean I’m... More>>
The Town of Bluffton sent photos after a town building inspector, Bluffton Police Officer, and Cleland Supervisor rescued a 5-week old kitten, More>>
Boots is a double amputee cat that was saved from euthanasia at just 10 days old. Life is hard for any orphan kitten, but even harder for a kitten with just 2 paws. However, she doesn't seems to be hindered at all when it comes to getting around the house. More>>
This is what happens when an engineer owns a dog. More>>
A new Animal Planet series called "American River Renegades" will feature one man who lives and works on the Great Pee Dee River. More>>
Momma bear was eating grass and the cubs were having a ball in this man's backyard. More>>
This video was captured in Kootenay National Park in British Columbia. More>>