House fire on Owens Rd. in Evans

Crews are on the scene of a house fire on Owens Rd. in Evans.
Man arrested for illegal dumping in Blythe
Grovetown community split on city’s halloween night plan for sexual offenders
Georgia middle school student arrested for stabbing teacher
Suspect in Blue Ridge Dr. hit-and-run arrested

Grovetown Mayor makes sex offenders one less worry on Halloween

If you live in Grovetown and plan to take your kids trick or treating Mayor Gary Jones is making moves to lift concerns about sex offenders.

TODAY'S HEADLINES

Trinity Elite Titans dedicate their game to Melquan Robinson, Jr.
The game will be held at Butler High School at 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, October 19.
The boys who tried to save Melquan Robinson’s life speak out about what happened
There has been some confusion in what exactly happened in the moments leading up to the terrible tragedy. The boys who were there when it happened said some of the details in the report are not correct.
18th Annual Miracle Mile Walk is in Augusta this weekend
The event raises money for the University Health Care Systems breast health services and the Mobile Mammography Unit, which never turns away a woman.

Shepeard Blood Center desperate for O negative blood

Shepeard is celebrating 40 years in the CSRA, but has a desperately low level of O negative blood.

Columbia County could have sign updates in the coming months

The old signs in Columbia County might be getting a face lift.
Vigil held for boy electrocuted at Fleming Athletic Complex
  Augusta electrician talks electrical safety in light of Melquan Robinson’s death
  911 calls show confusion after boy was electrocuted at Fleming Athletic Complex

NATIONAL HEADLINES

  Drake breaks Beatles' record for most Top 10 songs in a year

The Canadian rapper officially broke the record for the most Top 10s on Billboard's Hot 100 chart by any act in a single year. His featured turn on Bad Bunny's "Mia" pushed him past the Fab Four.

  VP Pence: Khashoggi’s death will not go without US response

Pence declined to discuss what punitive action the U.S. might take in response to the death of the Washington Post columnist and critic of the Saudi kingdom, who died Oct. 2 at the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul. Saudi Arabia has said he was killed in a fistfight at the consulate.

COMMUNITY

Grovetown community split on city’s halloween night plan for sexual offenders

26th Annual Hispanic Festival kicks off in Evans this weekend

H54K: Augusta 11-year-old excels at 2 art schools

Columbia County Merchants Parade now taking applications

The Columbia County Merchants Association is now accepting applications for its 2018 Christmas Parade.