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Fatal fall from SC bridge

DUNCAN, S.C. — Spartanburg County authorities are investigating the death of a man who apparently fell from a bridge over Interstate 85. Coroner Rusty Clevenger said ...

4 kids hurt when car rolls in driveway

GAINESVILLE, Ga. — Four children were hospitalized after a car came out of gear, rolled backward and struck the kids as they played in ...

Augusta Commission set to approve $9 million tax increase

Augusta Commission members are set to tentatively pass a $9 million property tax increase at a called meeting today. The 2-mill increase, effectively $70 more annually ...

Butler High School's new principal plans to move school forward

Three weeks before she officially began as the principal of Butler High School, Stacey Mabray called all faculty and staff to the school June 10 ...

Augusta woman reports armed robbery at Skinner Mill Road home

Deputies say a man robbed an Augusta woman at gunpoint Friday, stealing cash and more than $2,100 worth of jewelry from her home. About 2:30 ...

Swimmable Water Weekend brings people out to Savannah River

AUGUSTA, GA (WFXG) - July 25-27 is International Swimmable Water Weekend, and Savannah Riverkeeper Tonya Bonitatubus wanted all of the CSRA to know that. She posted a ...

Rhodes: 'Get On Up' is accurate depiction of James Brown's life

Almost every where I went Friday morning people who knew that I went to the Augusta premiere of Get On Up the night before were ...

Richmond County school safety chief touts restructure

Throughout his law enforcement career, Alfonzo Williams has maintained the practice of fitting round pegs into round holes. That is, he does what makes the ...

Tim Clark rallies to win Canadian Open

MONTREAL — Tim Clark rallied to win the Canadian Open on Sunday, birdieing five of the last eight holes for a one-stroke victory over Jim ...

Boy, 14, drowns at SC state park

    GREAT FALLS, S.C. — A 14-year-old boy drowned at Lake Wateree State Park while swimming with his family.   The Herald of Rock Hill reports Jeramie Coleman ...

3 on trial in Ga. salmonella peanut plot

    ATLANTA — Three people accused of scheming to manufacture and ship salmonella-tainted peanuts that killed nine people, sickened more than 700 and prompted one of ...

Atlanta airport offers faster screenings

ATLANTA — Passengers at Atlanta’s main airport can now apply at a second site to join a security program that offers faster screenings. Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International ...

Georgia to tap state tax refunds for unpaid court fines

A law expected to be implemented in 2015 will allow state and local court systems to recoup unpaid fines from Georgians’ state income tax returns.Mike ...

Midlands Fatherhood Coalition helps bring local families together

AIKEN COUNTY, SC (WFXG) - A new program in Aiken is working with the Family Court System and the Department of Social Services to help bring ...

Community hosts BBQ and concert to help five-year-old Alex Moore

APPLING, GA (WFXG) - We first told you about Alex Moore a few weeks ago, when his church held a bone marrow drive with the hopes ...

Augusta-area author Louise Shivers, 84, dies

Augusta-area novelist and Georgia Regents University writer-in-residence Louise Shivers died Saturday morning of heart complications, family members confirmed. She was 84. Shivers, who hailed from ...

Stranger helps raise $40,000 for North Augusta mother who left child in park while she was at work

A thousand miles didn’t stop a New Hampshire woman from extending a helping hand to a local mother accused of leaving her 9-year-old daughter at ...

State inspections address major problems in Augusta school buses

While looking under the hood of a 2006 Richmond County school bus last July, state inspector Matt Kelly found exhaust leaking from a loose flex ...

Local farmers talk about the nationwide fruit recall

AIKEN, SC (WFXG) - Local farmers talked to us about the latest fruit recall and how they work hard to insure the fruit and veggies they ...

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