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.

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

Columbia County Merchants Parade now taking applications

Relay for Life kickoff event scheduled at USC Aiken

Paine College’s president optimistic about future despite accreditation battle

Georgia-Carolina State Fair operating normally, despite rumors

Tee off Fore Tatas postponed

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RCSO helps clear debris from communities

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

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

Postponed: Get Ready to Tee Off Fore Tatas

Augusta Regional Airport’s STEM Program Soars to New Heights

Grovetown Military Day set for 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

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

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

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

First ‘Field of Pink’ Display at Augusta Regional Airport

High 5 4 Kids: Robert Morris

  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.

Job Fair to be held at Wallace Branch Library

The Wallace Branch Library will be holding a Job Fair on Monday, August 20, 2018, from 10:00 a.m until 2:00 p.m. The location of the Library is 1237 Laney-Walker Blvd in Augusta.  For Job Fair Tips and a list of employers attending, please call 706-722-6275.

1st Annual Essential Tremor Charity Golf Classic

The First Annual Essential Tremor Charity Golf Classic will be held at Woodside Plantation Country Club in Aiken, South Carolina on Monday, Labor Day, September 3, 2018. The event benefits the Diann Shaddox Foundation for Essential Tremor.

High 5 4 Kids: Joseph Dey

Lots of kids hope to make it big on television, and In this week’s High Five For Kids,  we meet a young man who is getting a head-start on his career. In this week’s High Five For Kids, we meet a future actor. If you’re a regular FOX 54 viewer you probably know this kid! “It was pretty nerve-racking cause I’ve never been on TV or anything like that," claims 12-year old Joseph Dey, who is still in the beginning stages of his acting career....

Tree removal will lead to service interruption for about 400 SCE&G electric customers in North Augusta

Approximately 400 SCE&G customers will be without power for up to four hours between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. on Thursday, August 9 as the company supports efforts to remove a residential tree that threatens to fall into power lines.  Those lines will have to be de-energized so that the tree removal work can be done as quickly and safely as possible. The affected customers reside primarily in the Rapids and Savannah Barony subdivisions off of Martintown Road West, in North Aug...

Up Fur Adoption Now: Peaches

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

Bob Dylan and his band are coming to Augusta

Famed singer-songwriter, Bob Dylan and his band are coming to the CSRA to perform live in concert.

Back to school giveaway in Aiken

A local event planning business in Aiken, D'vine Creations, is holding a back to school giveaway this weekend, on Saturday June 28th. The fourth annual event will provide backpacks full of supplies, books, food and drinks for free, for those in need.

Up Fur Adoption Now: Lee

WFXG is a big champion for animals in need.  This week's featured pet Up Fur Adoption Now – Lee. You can learn more about her and see her personality in the video above.

Up Fur Adoption Now: George

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

Up Fur Adoption Now: Xena and Captain

WFXG is a big champion for animals in need.  This week's featured pet Up Fur Adoption Now –Xena and Captain. Xena and Captain are being cared for via foster care by way of the Aiken SPCA.

Augusta teen heads to play ball for Kansas City Royals

One of the things FOR 54 celebrates, with our High 5 4 Kids stories, are children who compete to be the best. David Hollie, is a student who is taking a swing at becoming the best in baseball, and it's a hit for the Hephzibah teen.

Details announced for 2018 CSRA Hispanic Festival

Days after a change of venue was announced for the annual CSRA Hispanic Festival, the Hispanic-American Cultural Association has released the details for the 2018 festival. The theme this year: "Hispanics: One Endless Voice to Enhance our Traditions."

Up Fur Adoption Now: Patch

WFXG is a big champion for animals in need.  This week's featured pet Up Fur Adoption Now – Patch. Patch is being cared for by Richmond County Animal Services.

North Augusta ladies event features wine, food and fashion for a cause

Enjoy food, wine and fashion all for a good cause at the Sip Savor and Shop event Saturday, June 23. The event is a day of fun to celebrate women, featuring small bites paired with wine, shopping, and a fashion show by Capsule boutique.  All of it benefits Safe Homes Augusta, a non-profit that helps those who've survived domestic violence, and the Lydia Project which is dedicated to helping women who are battling cancer.

Up For Adoption Now: Nala

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

High 5 4 Kids: Teen excels at school despite facing family challenges

We're celebrating Keaira Jefferson who recently graduated from the Academy of Richmond County High School with honors, and a large list of accomplishments to her name - all of this even though she went into foster care in the middle of her adolescent years.

Up For Adoption Now: Gregor

AUGUSTA, GA (WFXG) - WFXG is a big champion for animals in need.  This week's featured pet Up Fur Adoption Now –Gregor.

BOOM! in the Park to be held at Patriots Park

Due to damage to Evans Towne Center Park, Columbia County's Independence Day celebration will be held at Patriot's Park this year. BOOM! in the Park will be held July 4 from 5 to 10 p.m.

Up Fur Adoption Now: Petunia

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

  Up Fur Adoption Now: Angelica

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

High 5 4 Kids: Teen graduates high school with absolutely perfect attendance

As student at Glenn Hills High School prepare to walk across the graduation stage, the moment marks a second accomplishment - finishing school with absolutely no absences.

Golden Harvest & FOX 54 'For Our Children' child hunger telethon

A lot of families depend on the Golden Harvest Food Bank. Some families don't make enough money for groceries after paying other bills. Here at FOX 54, we're hosting a "For Our Children" telethon Thursday, May 24 to prevent children from going hungry.

Up Fur Adoption Now: Max

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

FOX 54 team getting ready to run across Georgia for a good cause

WFXG FOX 54 is getting out in the community for another good cause –running a relay race across the Peach State to raise money for two charities.

Up Fur Adoption Now: David

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

Help fight against breast cancer at the Sista Strut

Dozens of folks will be ready to show out and support breast cancer awareness at the 2018 Sista Strut in downtown Augusta tomorrow. Sista Strut aims to help women of color catch breast cancer earlier by providing info and resources at the event, as well as having registration proceeds go to charity. It also celebrates survivors. The walk benefits the Livestrong, YMCA and Concerned Black Nurses Association of the CSRA. It’ll take place tomorrow at the Augusta Commons. Registra...

High 5 4 Kids: Zaccavion Turk

Give Zaccavion Turk an Instrument, and he will give you a groove. Check out this week's "High 5 4 Kids."

How to donate food for Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive

This weekend, you can help those in need by stamping out hunger. Travis McNeal is here to tell us how you can get involved.

Up Fur Adoption Now: Athena (Adopted)

After appearing on the WFXG FOX 54's "Up Fur Adoption Now" segment, Athena was adopted immediately.

Cinco de Mayo: Unpacking the celebration in the CSRA

Cinco de Mayo celebrations are going to take place all over the CSRA, but did you know the celebration isn't Mexico's Independence day?

High 5 4 Kids: Journey Allen

This week's high five for kids features an energetic and accomplished ten-year-old. She's fit, focused, and funny. "She's a hard worker and she loves the sport. She loves gymnastics. She loves competing," says Cassie Hayden, Coach and Co-Owner of C and C Gymnastics.

Up For Adoption Now: Gregor

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

Kicks for Kids 2018

From now until Feb. 28, the  Columbia County Chamber of Commerce is accepting donations of new or gently used shoes that will go to Columbia County students in grades K-12.

Senior's Night Out at the Augusta Common

July is Park and Recreation Month and the City of Augusta is inviting the city's senior citizens to come down to the Augusta Common for an evening of fun and entertainment. Senior's Night Out will be at the Augusta Common in downtown Augusta Thursday, July 20 from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.

High 5 4 Kids: Zion Bullard

C.T. Walker Magnet School Honor Student Zion Bullard is seven years old, and she will be beginning second grade come August. On one half year's training, Zion is already prepared for three Junior Olympic Track & Field and Cross Country program events: the 100 meter, the 200 meter, and Long Jump.

CSRA July 4th 2017 events

Here is a list of the July 4th celebrations across the CSRA.

Weekend Blitz for 5/15/17-5/21/17

Alissa Holmes has your Weekend Blitz for 5/15/17-5/21/17

Westobou hosts second annual Spring Board

Spring Board is a two night event put on by Westobou.

Ultimate Mothers Day Weekend at Evans Towne Center Park

This Mother's Day weekend, the music of Motown comes to Evans. On Friday, May 12, the Ultimate Mothers Day Weekend concert will be happening at Evans Towne Center Park, featuring The Temptations Review, The O'Jays and Dennis Edward.