Commissioners in Augusta will be voting Tuesday, Feb. 5th, on changing an ordinance that will allow two adult entertainment clubs to remain open if it is agreed that they can be passed down to an heir.
In this week's High Five for Kids, meet a Richmond County high school student, who's musical talents have allowed her to play at a venue that's reserved for "la creme de la creme," not once, but twice.
Last Friday night, people staying at the Salvation Army Center of Hope were displaced when a fire caused the center to be evacuated. Now, the organization says the shelter should be reopened within a few days.
Hundreds of Venezuelans also are recognizing Guaido as interim president of the country. On Wednesday the change in Venezuela brought many people together in Augusta to pray for the country to heal and grow from their struggles.
Golden Harvest Food Bank received several calls for help from federal employees who are either out of work or aren’t being paid during the shutdown. They coordinated with food pantries across the region to make sure the needs of these families needs were met.
When veterans have to return to civilian life, sometimes the path isn’t always clear or easy. Forces United, formerly known as the Augusta Warrior Project, works around the clock to holistically care for their needs.
Colby Sanchez is 14 year-old eight grader at Burke County Middle School. He prides himself on getting A’s and B’s, but a battle with cancer threw him a curveball and he wasn’t the only one in his family who was fighting for their life at the time.
Children’s Hospital of Georgia, ranked as one of the top hospitals in the country by offering quality care with state of the art tools is right now in a contest to win money to continue helping kids in our community.
Einnaja Brown is the youngest of ten in her family, and the Butler High School senior thought college was out of her reach, but now she’s been accepted to 18 schools and earned $252,000 worth of scholarships.
The annual Columbia County Merchant’s Association Christmas Parade will be happening Dec. 2 and several roads will be closed along the parade route. We’ve gathered all the closures here so you will know what areas to avoid Sunday.
The Augusta Jewish Confederation is hosting a solidarity gathering Tuesday night at 7 p.m. at the Augusta Jewish Community Center. They are inviting everyone from the community, of all religious beliefs.