South Carolina Mother Arrested After Child Shoots Baby Brother Dead When She Left Them Alone ‘For a Few Hours’: PoliceThe Messenger11 HOURS AGO
Families announce they’ve ended the search for missing Georgia boatersWSB Channel 2 Atlanta2 DAYS AGO
Convicted felon arrested for punching Georgia female officer now sentenced for illegal firearmDaily Coffee PressNewsBreak Contributor
Over 15 years in prison for Augusta man with a history of violence, attacking law enforcementThe Bullet PointNewsBreak Contributor
Two Valdosta Juveniles Among Five Arrested by the GBI in Homicide of Thomson 13-Year-OldDaily Coffee PressNewsBreak Contributor
Sell Smart: We Buy Houses in Martinez, Georgia – Your Fast-Track to a Stress-Free SaleSOP Digital Solutions, Inc.NewsBreak Contributor
Georgia Community Shaken: Shooting of 13-Year-Old Now a Homicide CaseRachel PerkinsNewsBreak Contributor
Columbia County school crossing guard arrested for shoplifting
The Columbia County Sheriff's Office has arrested a school crossing guard for allegedly shoplifting from a local Walmart.
'Hire a professional pest control operator,' inspector tells downtown Augusta restaurant
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 Nov. 21 and 28, accompanied by their scores and, in some cases, the health infractions that lowered those scores.
Longtime jeweler in Augusta's Surrey Center closing shop after 57 years in the business
One of the Augusta area’s longest-working jewelers is closing his store in Surrey Center. Joel Conte has owned and operated Crown Jewelers, 367 Highland Ave., since 2005, but his experience in jewelry manufacturing and gemology stretches back 57 years. As a high-school student he worked part-time in New York’s bustling Manhattan diamond district.
Have you seen this missing Richmond County man?
AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) - The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office is seeking your help in locating a missing 40-year-old man. Prinston Antwawn Brown was last seen on Nov. 22 on Windsor Spring Road at Peach Orchard Road, headed to an “unknown job”, according to the report from the sheriff’s office.
Dog owner gets bench trial request set in Gilstrap court case
EVANS, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) - Over a month later, a hearing determined that a bench trial had been set for the beginning of 2024 in the case of the owner of the dogs that mauled young Justin Gilstrap back in January. During the hearing on Friday, Burt Baker represented himself and...
GBI finishes probe on sheriff’s investigator who killed himself
AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) - The GBI says it’s finished its investigation on the Richmond County deputy who fatally shot himself while under investigation over criminal allegations. Investigator Brian Manecke was found dead in his car by the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office back in September. The Georgia Bureau of...
Harlem one step closer to getting multi-purpose park, new public works building
Harlem city council members voted unanimously at a recent meeting to approve financing for some big new projects.
Open Your Homes and Hearts: The Puppies Of augusta, GA Need You!
Considering pet adoption? Or perhaps you just enjoy all things cute and cuddly? Numerous charming pets are ready for a loving home at animal shelters situated in and near augusta.
Discover the 5 Most Dangerous Neighborhoods in Augusta-Richmond County, Georgia
Augusta-Richmond County, Georgia, is a combined city and county that is home to about 202,000 people. It is the state’s second-biggest city and famous for being the site of the Master’s Golf Tournament. However, just like in any city, there are parts of Augusta-Richmond County that have higher...
Episode 27: Historic Appling
The oldest running courthouse in Georgia, and a county sheriff living with inmates? That used to be the case in Appling, GA.
Fort Eisenhower sailor arrested after allegedly assaulting Columbia County deputy
A Fort Eisenhower sailor was arrested on Nov. 17 after allegedly assaulting a Columbia County Sheriff's Office deputy. The 21-year-old third class petty officer from Grovetown is charged with felony willful obstruction of a law enforcement officer. The sailor is a cryptologic technician assigned to the U.S. Navy Information Operations...
Christmas in Columbia County bringing fun for the whole family
It’s Christmas in Columbia County! Some exciting holiday events happened at Evans Towne Center Park on Thursday night.
New details, Sheriff reaction to Grovetown Middle School teacher arrest
Grovetown police pulled Kimberly Barnes over for speeding a few weeks ago - that's when they learned the Edgefield County Sheriff's Office has been looking for her for over a year.
Construction accident causes injuries, blocks lane on Fury’s Ferry
MARTINEZ, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) - One lane of Fury’s Ferry has been blocked after a construction site accident caused severe injuries to one person on Thursday morning, according to officials. Columbia County dispatch confirms that the northbound lane of Fury’s Ferry is blocked as of 9:30 a.m. while deputies clear...
Exciting December Events in Augusta: Light Displays, Concerts, and More
Augusta has several events planned for December. From December 1-31, Lights of the South will host a lights display. You can either walk or take a hayride through the displays, and the event closes on December 30.
Neighborly awards top franchise owner of Mosquito Joe
Neighborly recently awarded its top-performing franchise owners of 2022, which include Trey Powell, a franchise owner of Mosquito Joe. The awards were announced during the 42nd annual Reunion conference in October in Denver, Colo., with more than 3,500 in attendance. One nomination for Powell explained that “Trey Powell is the...
Friday forecast includes clouds and rain…weekend will be rainy as well
As of 6am Friday: Sky is mostly cloudy and dry with temps in the 40s. Showers begin moving in after 9am this morning and will continue through Sunday around noon. Heavy rain is possible Saturday and a few storms not out of the question. Rain totals could reach 1″-3″ across the CSRA. Highs will be warmer than average in the upper 60s to low 70s.
City of Grovetown cancels Christmas parade scheduled for Saturday
GROVETOWN, Ga. (WJBF) – The City of Grovetown is canceling its Christmas parade scheduled for Saturday, December 2nd. Their Facebook post reads: It is with deep regret and much consideration that we must cancel our 49th annual Christmas Parade this Saturday, due to the inclement weather forecast throughout the weekend. The safety of our attendees, […]
Burger Bucket List: The Top 3 Burgers in Grovetown
In this article, we'll be exploring three of Grovetown's finest burgers. Have you had the pleasure of tasting any of them yet? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below!
Historic Appling: A Journey Through Georgia's Oldest Baptist Congregation and Courthouse
Dive into the rich history of Appling, Georgia in this episode. Explore the oldest Southern Baptist congregation, the historic Walnut Grove School, and the oldest Georgia Courthouse still in use. Discover how this small town shaped Columbia County as we know it today.