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Georgia university town is shaken by the killing of a nursing student who was out on a run
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — The killing of a nursing student in Georgia who was out running has shaken the university town of Athens. Laken Hope Riley, 22, who was studying nursing at Augusta University, went out for a run Thursday morning. After a friend told police she had not returned, officers immediately began a search and found her body on the University of Georgia campus in a forested area near Lake Herrick that includes trails popular with runners and walkers.
Fatal Officer-Involved Shooting Under Investigation Following Armed Robbery in Rome, Georgia
The Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) has commenced an investigation into an officer-involved shooting in Rome, Georgia, at the request of the Rome Police Department. The incident resulted in the death of Kelvin Gerard Jackson, 34, of Augusta, GA, with no injuries reported among the officers involved. Preliminary details suggest...
Colder, drier air settles in Saturday night
Saturday night update: Clear conditions are on tap tonight as northwest winds drive in cooler and drier air. Expect lows to bottom out near freezing. High pressure builds in on Sunday with sunny skies and highs near 60 degrees. The jet stream lifts north next week, with temperatures in the mid- to upper 70s during the first half of the week. We could see some spots south of I-20 hit 80 degrees on Wednesday! Our attention then turns to a cold front that will bring clouds and rain during the second half of the week. There could be a few storms Wednesday night, but severe weather is not expected at this time. Temperatures will be much cooler, with highs in the upper-50s to lower-60s. The wet pattern continues into the following week, with highs moderating back to the mid to upper 60s.
Family and friends celebrate Demon Parrish’s life
AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) - Demon Parrish went missing in Augusta last month but was found dead last Sunday in a wooded area in Aiken County. The coroner determined he was shot to death, turning this case into a homicide investigation. Aiken County officials along with Richmond County are working together...
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.
Still Providing Power to Over 25K Rural Homes
CLARKS HILL, SC. (WFXG) - The Clarks Hill Strom Thurmond Dam generates power to over 25,000 homes. This project was originally designed to bring electricity to rural areas in the 1950s. Water levels for the season are also in a good position going into the warmer months. “If you lived...
Exploring the Mystique of Parksville, South Carolina: A Historical Ghost Town
Parksville, South Carolina, a town that resonates with the echoes of a bygone era, stands as a testament to the ever-changing tides of history and progress. Located in McCormick County, this small, seemingly unremarkable town harbors a rich and complex past that is often overshadowed by the bustling cities and popular tourist destinations of the South. This article delves into the forgotten world of Parksville, exploring its origins, rise, and gradual transformation into what many refer to as a ghost town.
Two injured in downtown Augusta shooting
AUGUSTA, Ga. - Richmond County Sheriff's Office tells FOX54 two people are being treated for injuries after a Friday afternoon shooting on Broad Street. Deputies responded to Broad Street at Wood Street just before 2 pm. The investigation is ongoing. This story is developing.
Cold Front to Bring Gusty Winds and Cooler Temperatures to Augusta, Dry Weekend Ahead
• A cold front is passing through the Augusta, GA area, bringing gusty winds that will persist through Saturday. • The weekend is expected to be mostly dry with cooler temperatures, with evening temperatures in the 50s dropping to the low 40s by early Saturday morning.
Curtis Baptist wins state; GHSA second round results
AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) - Curtis Baptist beat Riverpointe Christian Academy in the SCISA 1A State Championship Saturday. The Crusaders fought back from a 12 point deficit in the third quarter to climb back and win it 62-57. The victory is the Crusaders 13th straight win. GHSA Round 2 Results. Boys:
13-year-old charged with Murder in death of 74-year-old woman
AUGUSTA (WJBF) – The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office has made an arrest the death of 74-year-old woman. On February 20th, the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office was notified by the Coroner’s Office of the death of 74-year-old Chong Chon which resulted from a head injury she sustained while working at the Get It to Go. The […]
Spice Up Your Life: Exploring Augusta's Top 4 Mexican Eateries
In this article, we explore four delightful Mexican restaurants located in Augusta. Have you had the chance to dine at any of these places yet? If you have, we would love to hear your thoughts and experiences in the comments section below!
Waynesboro man sentenced to nearly 300 years in prison for 2022 armed standoff
The Augusta District Attorney's Office this week announced the conviction of a Burke County man who used his 1- and 2-year-old daughters as human shields in an armed standoff in November 2022 with Burke County Sheriff's Office deputies. A Richmond County jury found Kevin Shane McCardell, 34, of Waynesboro, guilty of all 25 counts, including attempted murder, five counts of aggravated assault on a peace officer, three counts of aggravated assault family violence, three counts of...
Deputies find missing 11-year-old girl in Columbia County
A missing 11-year-old Augusta girl was found safe in Columbia County. Lakelyn Rose Bryan, 11, went missing at 7 p.m. Tuesday night and was last seen walking on the 1900 block of Maryland Avenue toward Highland Park, according to previous reporting. Bryan was found in Columbia County and was turned...
Rabid raccoon found in Columbia Co.
EVANS, Ga. (WJBF) – On February 14th, a vaccinated dog fought and killed a raccoon near the area of Canterbury Drive in Evans. The raccoon was picked up by Columbia County Animal Services. The Columbia County Health Department Environmental Health (DPH) Section was notified and sent the raccoon to the Georgia Public Health Laboratory (GPHL) […]
Single-vehicle crash on Columbia Rd. creates traffic congestion
COLUMBIA COUNTY, Ga. - Traffic is congested after a crash on Columbia Road closes one lane. Columbia County dispatch confirms injuries have been reported after the collision which happened shortly after noon on February 23. Details are limited and drivers are asked to find an alternate route if possible.
2 flown to burn center after fire in Upstate, fire official says
ANDERSON, S.C. — Two people were flown to the burn center in Augusta after a fire in Anderson County, South Carolina, Thursday night. The fire was reported just before 10 p.m. on Crescent Drive. The Homeland Park assistant fire chief said crews found a well-involved camper fire when they...
‘Improve this community’: Rescuer receives Firefighter of the Year award
AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) - Saving lives and striving for excellence in the Augusta community is one firefighter’s mission and what got her the award of a lifetime. Danielle Alex received the Firefighter of the Year award on Friday. She says the hard work doesn’t stop here. Alex says...
Atlanta Riverwood Intl Charter takes down Evans
Atlanta Riverwood Intl Charter handled Evans 95-71 in an impressive showing in Georgia boys basketball action on Feb. 24.