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6-year-old struck in the head during Aiken County shooting

AIKEN, S.C. (WRDW/WAGT) - A 6-year-old Aiken girl was shot in the head as she slept in her grandmother’s house Sunday morning. The Aiken County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the shooting that reportedly occurred around 2 a.m. at a home on Lawrence Street just outside of New Ellenton. The victim’s...
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FOLLOW-UP: Remember the thief who posed as a Walmart employee?

EVANS, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) - Remember earlier this year when a man donned a blue vest and posed as an Walmart employee at the Evans store so he could steal thousands of dollars worth of electronics?. It turns out the suspect was eventually arrested. The incidents included:. April 7: A man...
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One person dead in Augusta shooting; suspect arrested

RICHMOND COUNTY, Ga. (WJBF) — One person is dead following a shooting in Augusta. The incident happened in the 2500 block of Milledgeville Road on Sunday. Ladon Burley Jr., 37, was shot at least once at his home. He was pronounced dead at the scene at 7:10 a.m. An autopsy will be performed at the […]
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Aiken Walmart employee stabbed by ‘ninja’

AIKEN (WJBF) – Friday, October 22nd, Aiken Department of Public Safety (ADPS) responded to the Aiken Walmart located at 3603 Richland Avenue. Upon arrival they found an employee had lacerations to his mouth, and the back of his head. The employee told authorities that a black man dressed as a ninja attacked him. He stated […]
AIKEN, SC
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Names released for victim, suspect after woman found slain along road

MODOC, S.C. (WRDW/WAGT) - The Edgefield County Coroner’s Office on Monday morning released the name of a homicide victim found dead on the side of a road over the weekend. The body of Brandi Bearden, 32, of Trenton, was found around 2:30 p.m. Sunday in the area of Red Oak Grove Road and Highway 23 a couple of miles west of Modoc and just inside Edgefield County. Passers-by reported finding the body on the shoulder of the road.
EDGEFIELD COUNTY, SC

Shooting at Bar on Broad sends one person to the hospital

AUGUSTA (WJBF) – A weekend shooting at a downtown Augusta bar sent one person to the hospital with serious injuries. According to the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office, a fight broke out inside Bar on Broad around 1:15 a.m. Sunday morning. Police say one man shot another in the abdomen, sending him to the hospital. The […]
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Medical helicopter transports one from scene of Gilbert area collision

Gilbert, SC 10/25/2021 (Paul Kirby) – A Lifenet helicopter was used to transport a seriously injured person from a collision that occurred just before 8:00 p.m. Sunday night. The crash was reported to be on Wire Road near the intersection of Hayes Crossing Road east of the town of Gilbert.
GILBERT, SC

‘Ninja’ stabs Walmart employee, police say

AIKEN, S.C. — A South Carolina Walmart employee is recovering after being attacked by a “ninja,” police in Aiken said. The attack happened just after midnight Friday, WRDW reported. Police said the employee was cut on his mouth, the back left side of his head and his left hand by...
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Dennis Quaid movie filming at Lake Olmstead Stadium

AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) - With big lights, a big stage, and room for thousands of people the possibilities are endless for the new Lake Olmstead Stadium. It’s bringing country music stars like Tim McGraw and Blake Shelton in April and in the meantime it’s being used for the big screen.
AUGUSTA, GA

4-Day Weather Forecast For Warrenville

Here’s the forecast for the next four days in Warrenville: Monday, October 25: Partly sunny then slight chance of showers and thunderstorms during the day; while slight chance of showers and thunderstorms then partly cloudy overnight; Tuesday, October 26: Sunny during the day; while mostly clear overnight; Wednesday, October
WARRENVILLE, SC
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'Nothing good comes out of carrying a gun,' judge tells man sentenced in 2017 killing

An Augusta man who shot and wounded two men and killed a third pleaded guilty to reduced charges Monday. Sanquan Nipper, 29, pleaded guilty in Richmond County Superior Court to voluntary manslaughter, one count of aggravated assault and possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime. Judge Jesse Stone accepted the negotiated sentenced of 20 years in prison followed by 20 years on probation.
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Your overnight and early morning commute on I-20 will be impacted for the next three weeks

Lane closures are expected to begin again at the I-20 state line bridge replacement project for the next three weeks. According to Georgia DOT, travel lanes from River Watch Parkway to Exit 1 in South Carolina will be impacted starting Oct. 26 through Nov. 11. The closures will allow crews to perform concrete paving and bridge deck pour operations in both travel directions.
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Macedonia Church, Edgefield Academy Celebrated

Descendants of Paris and Andrew Simkins who attended the fall meeting of the Edgefield Count Historical Society which honored their ancestors. At the Fall Meeting of the Edgefield County Historical Society held on Saturday, October 16, 2021, Macedonia Baptist Church and the Edgefield Academy were celebrated. About 150 persons were in attendance, with some coming from as far away as London, England and New York City.
EDGEFIELD, SC

Weather Forecast For Beech Island

Here’s the forecast for the next four days in Beech Island: Monday, October 25: Partly sunny then slight chance of showers and thunderstorms during the day; while slight chance of showers and thunderstorms then partly cloudy overnight; Tuesday, October 26: Sunny during the day; while mostly clear overnight; Wednesday,
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