Gary’s Burgers helps collect donations for Operation Handwarmers

47 nonprofits awarded more than a half million in grants from the Community Foundation

H54K: Butler High senior accepted to 18 colleges, earns $252K in scholarships

Riverside Elementary class donates to Operation Hand-Warmer

Richmond County Sheriff’s Office hosts Drug Takeback

2018 Columbia County Christmas Parade delayed due to weather

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iHeartmedia collecting donations for Operation Hand-warmer

Road closures for Columbia County Christmas Parade

H54K: Augusta 13 year-old joins national soccer league in Columbia after beating health challenges

2018 Columbia County Merchants Association Christmas Parade

H54K: Augusta 15 year-old nationally ranked in fencing

Tradition continues as James Brown family gives away Thanksgiving turkeys

  Pit Bull Motorcycle Club gives back with Thanksgiving Dinner in Aiken

"Be a leader, not a follower. That's what it's all about." Michael Walker, Pit Bull Motorcycle Club President, Founder

Lovepup Family Fest at Steed’s Dairy

Ten shelters and rescues from across the CSRA will be at Steed’s Dairy tomorrow for Love pup family fest Saturday, Nov. 16.

  Bus to Nowhere: More than 600 kids in CSRA school systems are homeless

No child should ever have to worry about where they will lay their head at night or where their next meal will come from. However, that is the case for many of children and families in the CSRA.

H54K: Augusta 17 year-old helps create 3D printed instruments

Kevin Wang, 17 years-old, helped create a variety of 3D printed instruments after winning a grant at a hackathon.

  Troops to receive musical Christmas card from Stevens Creek Elementary students

Richmond County Board of Elections certify midterm election results

Aiken Street Team working to decrease violence in Paces Run Apartments

Columbia County fair closed Friday, opening late Saturday due to rain

3rd annual Hope For Augusta 5K and Fun Run happening Saturday

Operation Hand Warmer collecting for care packages to overseas troops

  Charity ride kicks off 2018 Toys for Tots

Toys for Tots 2018 kicks off with the 12th annual Charity Ride.

H54K: Augusta 10 year-old creates paintings that are “bigger” than herself

10 year-old Morgan Thomas aims to be the next big name in the art world, and she’s this week’s “High 5 4Kids” honoree.

Weather on the Road: Beech Island

First Alert meteorologist Pierce Legeion takes Weather on the Road to Beech Island, SC.

Food Lion Feeds program helps stock local food pantries

The Food Lion Feeds program is working in the CSRA this week at two local food pantries. It’s all part of the Great Pantry Makeover.

Battle of the Bands returns to Butler High School

Butler High School hosts the 2nd annual Battle of the Bands Sunday, November 4, 2018.

There’s still time to get lost in the Steed’s Dairy Corn Maze

Time is running out to enjoy some fall fun at Steed's Dairy in Grovetown.

  People & Places with Pierce: God’s Acre Healing Springs

People are flocking to one natural spring in the South Carolina countryside. And the taste of the water isn't the only reason.

H54K: Columbia County 9 year-old becomes a published author

Kennedy Allen is a 9 year-old girl from Grovetown, GA who just published her first book.

Friend of Pittsburgh massacre victims attends Augusta Jewish Federation’s solidarity gathering

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.

Weather on the Road: Thomson

Weather on the Road takes First Alert meteorologist Pierce Legeion to Thomson, GA where he discovers what the McDuffie County town has to offer.

Gabriel Iglesias coming to Bell Auditorium

Gabriel Iglesias is bringing his "Beyond the Fluffy" tour to the Bell Auditorium.

Augusta commissioners focus on bringing future events to Lake Olmstead Stadium

For the short-term improvements to the facility, the funding source would be SPLOST VII.

City of Grovetown hosts Autumn Festival

Grovetown hosts second annual Autumn Festival

H54K: Davidson Fine Arts student excelling three times over

Tyler Sims, 14 years-old, is a triple threat in academics, the arts and volunteerism. It's he's this week's honoree for FOX 54's High 5 4 Kids.

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

Grovetown Community is split on city's plan to house sexual offenders on probation during halloween night.

26th Annual Hispanic Festival kicks off in Evans this weekend

The Asociación Cultural Hispanoamericana (ACHA) is hosting the the 26th annual Hispanic Festival this weekend at Evans Towne Center Park.

Gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams in CSRA for early vote bus tour

Her campaign will make stops across the state of Georgia during the three weeks of in-person early vote and up until Election Day.

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

FOX 54 loves celebrating children who are shining bright in our community, and 11 year-old Kaitlyn Fielding loves to shine on the theater stage. She’s this week’s High 5 4 Kids honoree.

Columbia County Merchants Parade now taking applications

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

Relay for Life kickoff event scheduled at USC Aiken

The American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life is kicking off Thursday night. The theme for this year is Olympics.

Paine College’s president optimistic about future despite accreditation battle

Dr. Jerry L. Hardee Responds to a Recent Court Ruling on Accreditation

Georgia-Carolina State Fair operating normally, despite rumors

The Georgia-Carolina State Fair is addressing rumors that it will be closing early this year.

Tee off Fore Tatas postponed

A local golf tournament will be held in Columbia County to raise awareness for breast cancer. The earnings from the 12th Annaul Golf Tournament, Tee Off Fore Tatas, will benefit breast cancer research.

RCSO helps clear debris from communities

RCSO and DA Office work together to remove debris from communities.

Hurricane Michael cancels Governor Deal’s visit to upgraded cancer research building

The Georgia Cancer Center aims to become the second National Cancer Institute-designated cancer center in the state.

South Carolina Schools to Celebrate International Walk to School Day on October 10

South Carolina schools will be joining schools from around the world to again celebrate International Walk to School Day (iWalk) on Wednesday, October 10, 2018. Walkers from the U.S. will join children and adults in 40 countries around the world that also celebrate walking to school.

Postponed: Get Ready to Tee Off Fore Tatas

The Apartment Association of Greater Augusta is prepping for its annual charity golf tournament, Tee Off Fore Tatas on Oct. 12 at Mount Vintage Golf Course. Event registration and breakfast begin at 8 a.m. The tournament will wrap up at 4 p.m. after awards are distributed

Augusta Regional Airport’s STEM Program Soars to New Heights

The Georgia Department of Education Aviation Pathway offers students full courses in Flight Operations and Aviation Maintenance.

Grovetown Military Day set for November

Grovetown is hosting its Military Day event in November.

Help kids have a merry Christmas by donating to Toys for Tots in Augusta

Children in 14 counties are depending on Toys For Tots during Christmastime.

Golden Harvest Food Bank works to scare away hunger

One local organization is working to scare away hunger from communities in the CSRA. Golden Harvest Food Bank is in it’s 26th year of it’s Spooky to Be Hungry program.

HIgh 5 4 Kids: Augusta 16 year-old finds herself in dance

Talent is why 16-year-old Aaliyah Ware teacher at the Jessye Norman School of the Arts nominated her to be feature on FOX 54’s High Five Kids this week.

Richmond County deputies bond with residents for National Coffee With A Cop Day

National Coffee With A Cop Day is a platform for you to connect with cops.

Disney on Ice brings magical morning to kids at Children’s Hospital of Georgia

Children’s Hospital of Georgia Visit with Disney on Ice.

Who’s Hiring: At least 70 companies in the CSRA searching for employees

Dozens of companies in the CSRA are looking for fresh faces.

State Representative Brian Prince reads to Pre-K students in Augusta

Tuesday, State Representative Brian Prince made a stop at Belair K-8 to read to pre-k students in honor of Georgia Pre-K Week. This is the eighth year of the Georgia Pre-K Week and the goal is to raise awareness for the importance of quality early childhood education.

Kroger Customers Raise More Than $132,000 for Hurricane Florence Relief

Kroger of Atlanta raises $132k for Hurricane Florence relief efforts; donated $50k to the American Red Cross.

First ‘Field of Pink’ Display at Augusta Regional Airport

The Augusta Regional Airport kicks off Breast Cancer Awareness Month with a 'Field of Pink' Display.

  High 5 4 Kids: Robert Morris

Robert Morris never has a dull moment. He is involved in nearly every activity and is excelling academically.

Augusta organization dedicated to helping veterans in need

Forces United, is a local, home-grown non-profit created to help veterans when it comes to housing, job, healthcare and educational needs.

Undeterred by Florence, Arts in the Heart goes on

Many thought Florence would force Augusta's annual Arts in the Heart Festival starting on Friday. But organizers are closely monitoring the weather as the first day  wrapped up.

Arts in the Heart organizers plan for storms

Thousands of people are expected to show up in Augusta for the 38th Annual Arts in the Heart of Augusta Festival. The two and half day celebration of food, arts, diversity and culture kicks off Friday, September 14 and ends Sunday, September 16.  With thousands of people flocking the streets of Augusta, organizers want people to stay informed and stay safe if weather turns severe.

High 5 4 Kids: Aiken teen receives awards for helping community and top grades

Academics, extra-curriculars, volunteerism – 17 year-old Aiyana Holland of Aiken does it all and that why she's FOX 54's "High Five For Kids" student of the week. The Aiken high-schooler is right at home, taking college classes at USC Aiken. On top of dual enrollment, Holland receives top honors at school, seeks leadership opportunities, cheerleads, works part time, and volunteers with multiple organizations.

YMCA's 'A Place To Dream' needs volunteers and donations to continue mission

How much does it matter that your children have a bed to call their own? Across the CSRA, that's a problem we've covered extensively right here on FOX 54. In tonight's For Our Children spotlight, FOX 54's Jasmine Anderson tells us about a need, that's outside the comfort of your good night's sleep.

Aiken carriage museum to re-open next month

After over a year of renovations, the Clifford S. Gerde Carriage Museum in Aiken is open again, with a grand re-opening celebration in works. The museum closed for renovations in December 2016, according to Aiken parks and recreation, and open back up last month.

Special needs shelter dog to help elderly in Aiken

A three-legged dog from the Aiken County Animal Shelter is hoping to find a new home by acting as a service animal for the elderly. Charlie is up for adoption and local organization, Friends of the Animal Shelter is taking him for a day of service to act as a therapy dog for the residents of Trinity on Laurens Retirement Community.

CSRA Kids: Helping your children overcome bullying

Bullying is a problem that many children may battle. Brandy Mitchell, the creator of CSRA Kids - sat down with us in the Fox 54 studio to share tips on how parents might be able to identify if their child is being bullied, and how to empower them to overcome it.

YMCA to break ground in Waynesboro

A new YMCA is coming to Waynesboro. The Greater Augusta Family YMCA is planning to break ground on their new facility September 11th. The $6.3 million project is being funded by Burke County and donor organizations, and is six years in the making.

Augusta Fire Department to hold 9/11 ceremony

The Augusta Fire Department is holding a community event to reflect on the 17th anniversary of the September 11 attacks. The department will be lowering the flag to half staff, asking folks around the community to come together in this moment of remembrance.

H54K: Augusta teen finds artistic inspiration everywhere

Jaquan Anderson is a teenager of many hats and talents - tennis, golf, math team, chorus, and art. After he's done with his high school classes at T.W. Josey, he goes to the Jessye Norman School of the Arts to refine his craft - photojournalism.

CSRA Kids: Finding a tutor for your child

Some students may need a tutor after school to help with classwork. Brandy Mitchell, the creator of CSRA Kids - sat down with us in the Fox 54 studio to share tips on how parents can identify when their child may need some extra help, and where they might turn to for a tutor.

Augusta in the running for Southern Living’s best city

The city of Augusta is in the running for Southern Living magazine's Best Awards. Augusta is nominated for the "South's Best City."

Up Fur Adoption Now: Mario

WFXG is a big champion for animals in need.  This week's featured pet Up Fur Adoption Now – Mario.

CSRA Kids: Programs for children with special needs

As students go back to school, there are programs for students with special needs. Brandy Mitchell, the creator of website, CSRA Kids - sat down with us in the Fox 54 studio to share resources for enrichment program for children with special needs, and ways their parents can connect.

H54K: Augusta 17 year-old release his own music album

An Augusta teenager releases his first music album and he hasn't even graduated from high school yet. Seventeen year-old Nate Craine is dedicated to developing his talents from the sound of his voice, to the beat of his song.

Go fishing for free on National Hunting and Fishing Day

The Georgia Department of Agriculture is celebrating National Hunting and Fishing Day with events across the state.

Leadership Augusta welcomes class of 2019

Leadership Augusta revealed the class of 2019 on August 16 at the Augusta Museum of History. The class is made up of 40 professionals in the Augusta area. They now all have the opportunity to learn more about the community through this program.  It is a 10 month long program, starting in August and ending in May.

High 5 4 Kids: Nate Craine

An Augusta teenager releases his first music album and he hasn't even graduated from high school yet. Nate Craine is dedicated to developing his talents from the sound of his voice.