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Restaurant inspections: 'Live cockroach activity' spotted at Augusta Mall eateries
The Georgia Department of Public Health, Environmental Health Section, conducts regular restaurant inspections to help keep residents and visitors safe. The following is a list of restaurants in Richmond and Columbia counties that have been inspected between Feb. 16 and 22, accompanied by their scores and, in some cases, the health infractions that lowered those scores.
Tasting Augusta: 4 Pizzas You Can't Miss This Season
This article presents four outstanding pizzerias in Augusta. Have you had the opportunity to savor their offerings yet? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below!
Kemp slams Biden administration for death of Augusta student
Gov. Brian Kemp offered respects to Laken Riley's family during an appearance on Fox & Friends. He also slammed the Biden administration for its lack of response to the border crisis.
Augusta Braces for Chilly Mornings and Warm Afternoons with Incoming Cold Front and Rain Chances
• Morning temperatures on Monday in Augusta, GA, will be in the lower to middle 30s, with afternoon highs in the lower to middle 70s. • Winds will shift from south at 1 to 3 mph tonight to southwest at 6 to 11 mph by Monday afternoon.
Aiken shooting, police chase ends in 1 arrested, officials say
AIKEN, S.C. (WRDW/WAGT) - A suspect has been arrested in connection to a shooting that led officers into a vehicle pursuit on Friday, according to authorities. Aiken Department of Public Safety officials say they were dispatched to the block of 600 Washington Circle in reference to a shooting at 7:43 p.m.
Aiken house fire leaves two dogs dead
AIKEN, S.C. (WJBF) – Multiple fire crews responded to 146 Inez Lane shortly before 9:40 Monday morning for a home on fire. Upon arrival, investigators say the home was engulfed in flames, with fire coming out of all windows The family escaped from the home, but one person did have minor injuries to the hand. […]
A new pizza shop, an upcoming concert & Georgia elections. Did you catch this Augusta news?
It's important to keep up with what's going on in the community. Are you up-to-date?. The weekly "Chronicle Quiz" features questions on local government, business, sports and more based on Augusta Chronicle stories from the past week. Below are the stories these questions were sourced from for those who need...
This Augusta-area basketball star overcame heart surgery to lead his team to the playoffs
Imagine fighting something that cannot be felt or seen. That was Taj Ford’s reality just a year ago. What was supposed to be a routine physical in October of 2022 turned into both a nightmare and a blessing for the star Evans basketball player. ...
Augusta Feb 24 Weekly Crime Report: 61 Incidents and 22 Crime Stories
Augusta Feb 24 Weekly Crime Report: 61 Incidents and 22 Crime Stories. During the last week, a total of 61 crime cases were reported in Augusta, with an alarming majority being assault cases, which stood at 31. This was followed by theft cases, which were recorded at 16, indicating a significant concern for property crimes. Vandalism was the third most reported crime with a total of 9 cases, reflecting a rising trend in property damage. Arrests made during the week were low, with only 2 cases, suggesting that many perpetrators might still be at large. The less frequent crimes included trespass, robbery, and burglary, each with only 1 case reported. This data underscores a worrying trend in violent crimes, particularly assaults, necessitating immediate attention and action from the local law enforcement agencies to ensure the safety and security of the place and its residents.
Williams Memorial Christian Methodist Episcopal Church hosts annual Black History & Unity Day Celebration
AUGUSTA, Ga. - People gathered at Williams Memorial Christian Methodist Episcopal Church for its Black History Month program, 'Honoring African Americans in Art & Music.'. During the program, members from different Divine Nine fraternities and sororities spoke. Commissioner Jordan Johnson, who is also a member of Phi Beta Sigma, named prominent figures within the community.
Augusta Exhibit Highlights Black Artists at Downtown Business
Get ready to explore the soul of downtown Augusta. Local urban artists are using their art to showcase diversity and culture over at Augusta & Co. on Broad Street.
Chamber of commerce forecast for Monday
As of 6am Monday: Sky is clear and temps are in the 30s and 40s. Beautiful forecast for Monday with lots of sunshine and highs in the low to mid 70s. Clear and mild tonight with morning lows in the mid 40s. Clouds increase for Tuesday with highs in the mid 70s and we’ll see a few afternoon showers Wednesday with highs in the upper 70s.
Lewiston Road ‘diverging diamond’ opens a day early
COLUMBIA COUNTY, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) - The Lewiston Road interchange at I-20 is opening up for drivers a day early. On Sunday, February 25, the Columbia County government Facebook page posted a video announcing the intersection’s early opening at 2 p.m., with off ramps scheduled to open by 3 p.m.
Augusta sees $740K economic impact from events in February
AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) - March is just around the corner, but the city of Augusta is taking time to celebrate hundreds of thousands of dollars brought in through February through events like the Augusta half marathon, conferences, and more. February was a busy month for Augusta, from conferences to sporting...
Slaying victim Demon Parrish to be honored with balloon release
AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) - This weekend, friends and family will get together to honor an Augusta hairstylist who was found shot to death after being missing for weeks. Last weekend, the body of Demon Parrish, 31, was found in a wooded area off Silver Bluff Road in Aiken County. He’d...
GBI Investigates Fatal Officer-Involved Shooting in Rome
Following a request from the Rome Police Department, agents from the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) have launched an investigation into an officer-involved shooting in Rome, Georgia, resulting in the death of Kelvin Gerard Jackson, 34, of Augusta, GA. The incident occurred on Friday, February 23, 2024, at approximately 11:10 a.m.
🚨 UPDATE: Traffic Clear on I-20 W at Appling Harlem Rd. in Columbia County, GA
The time displayed is local to the original X account in Georgia. Previously reported congestion on I-20 West at Appling Harlem Rd. (mile marker 178) in Columbia County has been resolved. The crash that resulted in a lane blockage has been cleared and all lanes are now open for traffic. The blockage had urged drivers to avoid travel in that direction and seek alternative routes. The estimated time for the resolution of the incident was 10:30 am. Drivers can now use I-20 West at this location without delays. Continue to stay informed and check for updates by calling 511. For additional details and follow-up, please visit the incident report page at https://t.co/G9DZqOqh9n.
Daily forecast | From First Alert Meteorologist Tim Strong
AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) - Beautiful start to our work week with mostly sunny skies, afternoon with highs in the lower to middle 70s. Winds will be from the south at 5-10 mph. The warm-up continues Tuesday and Wednesday with partly sunny skies both days and afternoon highs soaring into the middle to upper 70s Tuesday and close to 80 by Wednesday.
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One dead after shooting near Glenn Hills schools in Augusta
A 21-year-old Augusta man is dead after a shooting Thursday night near Glenn Hills middle and high schools. Michael Bartholomew Nixon, 21, of the 3500 block of Tullocks Hill Drive, was shot at least once and pronounced dead at the scene, according to a news release from the Richmond County Coroner's Office.