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Grovetown police set up sting for Appling man accused of sending explicit messages to a child
The Grovetown Police Department last week arrested an Appling man for allegedly sending sexually explicit messages to a 12-year-old. Evan Popplewell, 30, of Appling, is charged with enticing a child for indecent purposes and two counts of obscene internet contact with a child. A member of the Waynesboro Police Department, who is assigned to...
Popular comedian Matt Rife to perform in Columbia County
EVANS, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) - Popular comedian and actor Matt Rife is coming to the CSRA as part of his ProbleMATTic World Tour. He’ll be appearing Dec. 9 at the Columbia County Performing Arts Center on Dec. 9, 2023. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday at www.ticketmaster.com and...
How does the Columbia County DA handle repeat offender cases?
EVANS, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) - Parents are left with concerns and questions over repeat offenders in Columbia County. A Columbia County man is accused of exposing himself in public for years. Court documents show Michael Stephens’ allegations of public indecency date back to 2018. He’s been charged or convicted of...
Alligators in Augusta: Are You Safe to Go in the Water?
Sitting along the roughly 301-mile-long Savannah River is Augusta — one of Georgia’s liveliest cities. It’s home to more than 200,000 people and countless mammals, ranging from raccoons and rabbits to red foxes, coyotes, and white-tail deer. Additionally, many reptiles inhabit this part of The Peach State, including turtles, snakes, and the powerful – sometimes […]
Richmond County deputy arrested in jail contraband case
AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) - A Richmond County deputy has been arrested on suspicion of bringing contraband into the jail. The Richmond County Sheriff’s Criminal Investigation Division received information that Deputy Demondre Mahoney was involved with bringing contraband into the Charles B. Webster Detention Center. As a result of the...
Augusta family concerned after not hearing from missing man since April
RICHMOND COUNTY, Ga. (WJBF) – The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office is requesting the public’s help in locating a missing homeless man. Torrence Holmes was last seen in April of 2023. A family member had a birthday and failed to hear from Holmes, which has them concerned. He’s homeless and hangs out on the 3200 block […]
McDuffie County to host Bike Across Georgia event
THOMSON, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) - More than a thousand people will be biking into Thomson on Friday for Bicycle Across Georgia. It’s the first time since 2017 the community was chosen to host the ride. The tourism office has plans to host other events like food trucks, a free concert,...
One man injured in Augusta shooting
The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is investigating a shooting over the weekend that left one man injured. Just after 2 p.m. Saturday, deputies responded to the 1700 block of Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard for a shooting, according to a news release. When deputies arrived, they found a man with...
Deadly shooting investigation underway in Thomson
THOMSON, Ga. (WJBF) – One man is dead after a shooting in Thomson. According to the McDuffie County Coroner, the call came in Saturday night a little after 11:00 p.m. on Second Street in Thomson. Following the shooting, 47-year-old Ricky Lamar Huff was taken to Piedmont McDuffie Hospital where he later died due to his […]
Georgia lawmakers grill Wellstar over hospital closures
Wellstar Health System officials came under fire Monday for committing to invest nearly $800 million late last year in a planned partnership with Augusta University Health System (AUHS) after closing two Atlanta-area hospitals. Wellstar and AUHS signed off on a 40-year partnership in December that included, among other things, capital...
Sheriff's office: Martinez funeral home director dies in suspected suicide, another shot
The son of the former coroner for Columbia County recently was connected to an apparent suicide and a shooting in Augusta. Thomas "Tommy" King Jr. was pronounced dead at about 10 p.m. Thursday at a home on the 2500 block of Henry Street in Augusta. Richmond County sheriff's Sgt. John Perry reported that he was found with an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound along with a woman who had been shot. ...
One on One with Richard Rogers | Fort Gordon name change
AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) - Colonel Reggie Evans, the Garrison Commander, talks one on one with Richard Rogers about Fort Gordon’s future. There are big changes ahead, starting with a name change this fall.
As grants fix dozens of rail crossings, Olive Road bridge still a sore point
AUGUSTA, Ga. - With the rail industry relying on longer and longer trains to cut costs, the Biden administration is handing out $570 million in grants to help eliminate many railroad crossings in 32 states. Augusta’s infamous Olive Road bridge isn’t one of them. The grants announced Monday...
Traffic Delays on I-80 WB in Columbia County Due to Stabilization Project
Drivers on Interstate 80 westbound should expect delays due to a stabilization project in Hemlock Township, Columbia County. The right lane will be restricted near mile marker 235, causing backups of approximately 1 mile as of 2:50 PM.
Eric Smalls, killed in 2015 crash, lives on through basketball tournament
AUGUSTA, Ga. (WJBF)- Many people in this community enjoy basketball. But Sunday afternoon, family and friends of a young boy killed in a car crash eight years ago used the sport he loved to honor him. Through his love of the game, Eric Smalls passionately played with United Elite Basketball. Now, a tournament in his honor. […]
Central EMS shows progress after moving to Augusta
AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) - The city of Augusta is still clawing its way back after a cyber-attack. On Tuesday, the tag office posted a sign saying they are now accepting property taxes. On Friday, they were not. Meanwhile, Central EMS was only operating in Augusta for a month before the...
Augusta Transit announces new schedule time
Augusta Transit announced it is adjusting schedule times to improve bus performance. The schedule timings will be adjusted on Route No. 9 Red Line/Lumpkin Road, according to a news release from the city. The change, effective this week, will "improve bus on-time performance and reduce missed connections for transferring passengers...
5-year-old isn’t letting treatment stop him from being a kid
AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) - This Miracle Monday, we’re introducing you to a five-year-old born with brittle bone disease. Coale was born with 12 broken bones and continues to receive treatment at the Children’s Hospital of Georgia, CHOG. Despite the number of times Coale has broken bones, he’s still...
Wear Orange: "You are supposed to bury the old not the young!"
AUGUSTA, Ga. - It is "Wear Orange Weekend" - a time when people across the country wear the color in honor of gun violence survivors. On January 21, 2013, Hadiya Pendelton marched in President Obama's second inaugural parade. One week later, Hadiya was shot and killed. Soon after, Hadiya's friends honored her life by wearing orange, the color hunters wear to protect themselves in the woods.
Outside cyber experts helping Augusta respond to system hack
Augusta attempts a path forward with outside specialists as Augusta enters week three of a system disruption from a cyber-attack,. Outside cyber experts helping Augusta respond to …. Augusta attempts a path forward with outside specialists as Augusta enters week three of a system disruption from a cyber-attack,. Lawyer of...
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