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  • CSRA Zaxby's raise money for Hurricane Irma relief efforts 9/21

    CSRA Zaxby's raise money for Hurricane Irma relief efforts 9/21

    Thursday, September 21 2017 4:44 AM EDT2017-09-21 08:44:56 GMT
    Zaxby'sZaxby's

    16 Zaxby’s in the Augusta area are hosting a fundraiser to help Hurricane Irma relief efforts in Florida. Thursday, September 21st 10% of sales from 5pm to 8pm will be donated to the American Red Cross.

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    16 Zaxby’s in the Augusta area are hosting a fundraiser to help Hurricane Irma relief efforts in Florida. Thursday, September 21st 10% of sales from 5pm to 8pm will be donated to the American Red Cross.

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  • Maria destroys homes, triggers flooding in Puerto Rico

    Maria destroys homes, triggers flooding in Puerto Rico

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 3:55 AM EDT2017-09-20 07:55:20 GMT
    Thursday, September 21 2017 4:37 AM EDT2017-09-21 08:37:12 GMT

    Hurricane Maria ties for the eighth strongest storm in Atlantic history, when measured by wind speed. 

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    Hurricane Maria ties for the eighth strongest storm in Atlantic history, when measured by wind speed. 

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  • The Latest: Mexico City mayor puts capital quake toll at 115

    The Latest: Mexico City mayor puts capital quake toll at 115

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 3:45 AM EDT2017-09-20 07:45:11 GMT
    Thursday, September 21 2017 1:37 AM EDT2017-09-21 05:37:13 GMT
    Rescuers and volunteers are frantically digging through the rubble of collapsed schools, homes and apartment buildings looking for survivors of Mexico's deadliest earthquake since 1985 as the number of confirmed...More >>
    Rescuers and volunteers are frantically digging through the rubble of collapsed schools, homes and apartment buildings looking for survivors of Mexico's deadliest earthquake since 1985 as the number of confirmed fatalities jumps to 248.More >>
  • In citizenship message, Trump welcomes immigrants to America

    In citizenship message, Trump welcomes immigrants to America

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 3:35 AM EDT2017-09-20 07:35:16 GMT
    Wednesday, September 20 2017 10:50 PM EDT2017-09-21 02:50:29 GMT
    President Donald Trump has issued a welcome message for new American citizens urging them to help others assimilate and remain loyal to their new country.More >>
    President Donald Trump has issued a welcome message for new American citizens urging them to help others assimilate and remain loyal to their new country.More >>
  • Man wanted in connection with Big Oak Park murder

    Man wanted in connection with Big Oak Park murder

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 10:48 PM EDT2017-09-21 02:48:13 GMT
    Man wanted in connection with Big Oak Park murder (RCSO)Man wanted in connection with Big Oak Park murder (RCSO)

    Richmond County’s Sheriff’s Office is looking for a man who they believe is connected to last Sunday’s murder at Big Oak Park on Wheeler and Boy Scout Rd. 25-year-old Tyedon Burton is facing charges of murder and possession of a firearm.  Investigators say he is known to hang out in the area of Big Oak Park and was last seen driving a dark color four door sedan; possibly a Nissan Sentra. Burton is considered armed and dangerous. If you see him do not appro...

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    Richmond County’s Sheriff’s Office is looking for a man who they believe is connected to last Sunday’s murder at Big Oak Park on Wheeler and Boy Scout Rd. 25-year-old Tyedon Burton is facing charges of murder and possession of a firearm.  Investigators say he is known to hang out in the area of Big Oak Park and was last seen driving a dark color four door sedan; possibly a Nissan Sentra. Burton is considered armed and dangerous. If you see him do not appro...

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  • Artsy Me Downtown Third Thursday Nights

    Artsy Me Downtown Third Thursday Nights

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 6:48 PM EDT2017-09-20 22:48:28 GMT
    Every third Thursday of the month, Augusta’s Artsy Me Downtown hosts a Downtown Night from 6P-M to 9P-M. What could be better than an incredible meal while painting your own masterpiece? Cricket Willis/ Artsy Me Owner explains why this is such fun to attend at least once: “It’s the third Thursday of every month. So far we’ve kept it at the third Thursday. And its just a night for people to get out, go downtown. The good part is, we provide dinner from a local ...More >>
    Every third Thursday of the month, Augusta’s Artsy Me Downtown hosts a Downtown Night from 6P-M to 9P-M. What could be better than an incredible meal while painting your own masterpiece? Cricket Willis/ Artsy Me Owner explains why this is such fun to attend at least once: “It’s the third Thursday of every month. So far we’ve kept it at the third Thursday. And its just a night for people to get out, go downtown. The good part is, we provide dinner from a local ...More >>
  • UPDATE: 1 suspect identified in Warren Co. manhunt

    UPDATE: 1 suspect identified in Warren Co. manhunt

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 6:43 PM EDT2017-09-20 22:43:14 GMT
    Manhunt in Warren County (WFXG)Manhunt in Warren County (WFXG)

    A manhunt is underway in Warren County. An official on the scene tells FOX 54 on Tuesday night, a Georgia State Patrol trooper pulled over a vehicle for speeding. Three suspects in the vehicle fled: two male and one female.

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    A manhunt is underway in Warren County. An official on the scene tells FOX 54 on Tuesday night, a Georgia State Patrol trooper pulled over a vehicle for speeding. Three suspects in the vehicle fled: two male and one female.

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  • Manhunt underway for suspect in N. Augusta

    Manhunt underway for suspect in N. Augusta

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 4:47 PM EDT2017-09-20 20:47:33 GMT
    Wrecked vehicle after pursuit 9/20/17 (WFXG)Wrecked vehicle after pursuit 9/20/17 (WFXG)

    The Aiken County Sheriff's Office is assisting Richmond County Sheriff's Office with a manhunt on Jefferson Davis Highway in North Augusta.

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    The Aiken County Sheriff's Office is assisting Richmond County Sheriff's Office with a manhunt on Jefferson Davis Highway in North Augusta.

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  • Immigrant hurricane victims turn to churches amid fear

    Immigrant hurricane victims turn to churches amid fear

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 1:25 AM EDT2017-09-20 05:25:45 GMT
    Wednesday, September 20 2017 3:19 PM EDT2017-09-20 19:19:44 GMT
    Many in the country illegally fear that seeking federal disaster aid after Hurricanes Harvey and Irma will result in getting deported, prompting them to turn to places of worship and private charities.More >>
    Many in the country illegally fear that seeking federal disaster aid after Hurricanes Harvey and Irma will result in getting deported, prompting them to turn to places of worship and private charities.More >>
  • Boil water advisory issued for area of Bath

    Boil water advisory issued for area of Bath

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 2:53 PM EDT2017-09-20 18:53:27 GMT
    boil water advisory; Source: WFXGboil water advisory; Source: WFXG

    Residents along Daley Drive, Lee Drive, Anthony Drive, Cathy Drive and Janson Street in the Bath that experienced an interruption of their service or low water pressure Wednesday should boil their water for at least one full minute before drinking or cooking.

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    Residents along Daley Drive, Lee Drive, Anthony Drive, Cathy Drive and Janson Street in the Bath that experienced an interruption of their service or low water pressure Wednesday should boil their water for at least one full minute before drinking or cooking.

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  • 2nd handgun found in 2 days at Augusta Regional Airport

    2nd handgun found in 2 days at Augusta Regional Airport

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 1:27 PM EDT2017-09-20 17:27:41 GMT
    Handgun found in carry-on bag at Augusta Regional Airport 9/20/17 (source: TSA)Handgun found in carry-on bag at Augusta Regional Airport 9/20/17 (source: TSA)

    For the second day in a row, TSA agents discovered a loaded handgun in a passenger's carry-on bag at Augusta Regional Airport.

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    For the second day in a row, TSA agents discovered a loaded handgun in a passenger's carry-on bag at Augusta Regional Airport.

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  • Public input wanted for Aiken bus route changes

    Public input wanted for Aiken bus route changes

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 12:12 PM EDT2017-09-20 16:12:35 GMT
    The existing fixed-route system between North Augusta and Aiken has changes on the horizon; LSCG.The existing fixed-route system between North Augusta and Aiken has changes on the horizon; LSCG.

    There are currently three main bus routes between North Augusta and Aiken and today's presentation intends to provide the public with changes it can get behind.

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    There are currently three main bus routes between North Augusta and Aiken and today's presentation intends to provide the public with changes it can get behind.

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  • Man wanted for taking forgotten money from ATM

    Man wanted for taking forgotten money from ATM

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 9:18 AM EDT2017-09-20 13:18:36 GMT
    Man wanted for stealing cash from ATM; Columbia County Sheriff's OfficeMan wanted for stealing cash from ATM; Columbia County Sheriff's Office

    A man is wanted in Columbia County for theft. Police say that on Sept. 15th, a man used the...

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    A man is wanted in Columbia County for theft. Police say that on Sept. 15th, a man used the...

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  • UPDATE: Suspect identified in Big Oak Park shooting

    UPDATE: Suspect identified in Big Oak Park shooting

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 6:38 PM EDT2017-09-19 22:38:54 GMT
    Tyedon Dana Burton (source: Richmond County Sheriff's Office)Tyedon Dana Burton (source: Richmond County Sheriff's Office)

    The suspect in Sunday's deadly shooting on Lake Forest Drive in Augusta. Twenty-five-year-old Tyedon Dana Burton is being sought on charges of murder and possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime.

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    The suspect in Sunday's deadly shooting on Lake Forest Drive in Augusta. Twenty-five-year-old Tyedon Dana Burton is being sought on charges of murder and possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime.

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  • 5 planes damaged in fire at Barnwell Regional Airport

    5 planes damaged in fire at Barnwell Regional Airport

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 6:26 PM EDT2017-09-19 22:26:13 GMT
    Source: WFXGSource: WFXG

    Several airplanes were destroyed Tuesday afternoon after a fire broke out at Barnwell Regional Airport. According to the Barnwell County Fire Department, a hanger containing seven airplanes caught fire. The call came in at 2:07 p.m.

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    Several airplanes were destroyed Tuesday afternoon after a fire broke out at Barnwell Regional Airport. According to the Barnwell County Fire Department, a hanger containing seven airplanes caught fire. The call came in at 2:07 p.m.

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  • A stunned Puerto Rico seeks to rebuild after Hurricane Maria

    A stunned Puerto Rico seeks to rebuild after Hurricane Maria

    Thursday, September 21 2017 3:46 AM EDT2017-09-21 07:46:11 GMT
    Thursday, September 21 2017 4:39 AM EDT2017-09-21 08:39:25 GMT

    Maria hit the island Wednesday morning as a Category 4 storm with 155 mph winds, the strongest hurricane to hit Puerto Rico in over 80 years.

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    Maria hit the island Wednesday morning as a Category 4 storm with 155 mph winds, the strongest hurricane to hit Puerto Rico in over 80 years.

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  • SEC reveals 2016 hack that breached its filing system

    SEC reveals 2016 hack that breached its filing system

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 10:55 PM EDT2017-09-21 02:55:52 GMT
    Thursday, September 21 2017 4:38 AM EDT2017-09-21 08:38:29 GMT

    SEC says a cyber breach of a filing system it uses may have provided the basis for some illegal trading in 2016.

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    SEC says a cyber breach of a filing system it uses may have provided the basis for some illegal trading in 2016.

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  • The big question: Will cancer immune therapy work for me?

    The big question: Will cancer immune therapy work for me?

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 1:23 AM EDT2017-09-20 05:23:12 GMT
    Thursday, September 21 2017 4:17 AM EDT2017-09-21 08:17:27 GMT
    Gene tests may help gauge who will benefit from cancer immune system treatments.More >>
    Gene tests may help gauge who will benefit from cancer immune system treatments.More >>
  • Trump: GOP health bill short of votes before deadline

    Trump: GOP health bill short of votes before deadline

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 4:24 AM EDT2017-09-20 08:24:59 GMT
    Thursday, September 21 2017 3:38 AM EDT2017-09-21 07:38:13 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alex Brandon). Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., speaks to the media, accompanied by Senate Majority Whip Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, Sen. Bill Cassidy, R-La., Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., on Capitol H...(AP Photo/Alex Brandon). Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., speaks to the media, accompanied by Senate Majority Whip Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, Sen. Bill Cassidy, R-La., Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., on Capitol H...

    In a sign he remained short of votes, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell refused on Tuesday to commit to bringing the legislation up for a vote.

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    In a sign he remained short of votes, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell refused on Tuesday to commit to bringing the legislation up for a vote.

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  • Cross-border slaying: Can dead teen's family sue US agent?

    Cross-border slaying: Can dead teen's family sue US agent?

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 4:35 AM EDT2017-09-20 08:35:26 GMT
    Thursday, September 21 2017 3:32 AM EDT2017-09-21 07:32:14 GMT
    A federal appeals court hears arguments on whether a federal border patrol agent can be sued in United States courts for shooting across the border and killing a Mexican teenager in 2010.More >>
    A federal appeals court hears arguments on whether a federal border patrol agent can be sued in United States courts for shooting across the border and killing a Mexican teenager in 2010.More >>
  • Alleged police brutality caught on camera; officer on desk duty

    Alleged police brutality caught on camera; officer on desk duty

    Thursday, September 21 2017 2:27 AM EDT2017-09-21 06:27:30 GMT
    Thursday, September 21 2017 2:27 AM EDT2017-09-21 06:27:30 GMT

    The two men arrested at the scene suffered scrapes and bruises.

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    The two men arrested at the scene suffered scrapes and bruises.

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  • Parents charged with running over toddler during domestic dispute

    Parents charged with running over toddler during domestic dispute

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 11:57 PM EDT2017-09-21 03:57:28 GMT

    A toddler was rushed to the hospital after being run over in the midst of an argument between his parents. 

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    A toddler was rushed to the hospital after being run over in the midst of an argument between his parents. 

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  • High 5 4 Kids: Rosemary Durant

    High 5 4 Kids: Rosemary Durant

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 11:43 PM EDT2017-09-21 03:43:49 GMT
    This week, we High 5 Burke County High School Junior Rosemary Durant for her academic, extracurricular, and personal interest in success at a young age.  Burke County High School Junior Rosemary Durant is always interested in learning as much as possible during not only the school year but also while off of class on Summer Break.  Since Freshman year, Rosemary has attended, at NASA’s Alabama Campus, an annual Space Camp. This is one week long.  Rosemary Durant,...More >>
    This week, we High 5 Burke County High School Junior Rosemary Durant for her academic, extracurricular, and personal interest in success at a young age.  Burke County High School Junior Rosemary Durant is always interested in learning as much as possible during not only the school year but also while off of class on Summer Break.  Since Freshman year, Rosemary has attended, at NASA’s Alabama Campus, an annual Space Camp. This is one week long.  Rosemary Durant,...More >>
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  • Choose your teams!

    U-Pick-Em Football

    U-Pick-Em Football

    Win BIG with U-Pick-Em Football on WFXG.com! Choose the teams YOU think will win each week, and you could win $50 worth of prizes from The Juicy Crab and $50 worth of prizes from The Men’s Refinery Barber Spa.

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    Win BIG with U-Pick-Em Football on WFXG.com! Choose the teams YOU think will win each week, and you could win $50 worth of prizes from The Juicy Crab and $50 worth of prizes from The Men’s Refinery Barber Spa.

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  • See your child on the news with Jay!

    Weather with Jay

    Weather with Jay

    Weather with Jay is a new weekly segment that will air on FOX 54 News Now Friday mornings. Each week, Jay Jefferies will choose one child to come on and do the weather with him live on air.

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    Weather with Jay is a new weekly segment that will air on FOX 54 News Now Friday mornings. Each week, Jay Jefferies will choose one child to come on and do the weather with him live on air.

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  • For Our Children

    For Our Children

    WFXG has launched the For Our Children community campaign. It's our station's most ambitious community project to improve the lives of children in the CSRA. Our efforts will include helping charities that focus on children's needs, recognizing the achievements of local children and providing you with valuable information so you can be a powerful positive role model in the life of a child, which benefits the future for all of our children in the CSRA.

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    WFXG has launched the For Our Children community campaign. It's our station's most ambitious community project to improve the lives of children in the CSRA. Our efforts will include helping charities that focus on children's needs, recognizing the achievements of local children and providing you with valuable information so you can be a powerful positive role model in the life of a child, which benefits the future for all of our children in the CSRA.

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