Heart and Sole 5K Walk/Run to support Children’s Hospital of Georgia

The 13th annual Heart and Sole 5K Walk/Run is set for Saturday, Mar 2, 2019 at the Children’s Hospital of Georgia.

  $100,000 raised in 2019 Horizon Foundation Raffle

Aiken County residents are still eating at local restaurants despite Hepatitis A outbreak

Town hall meeting to be held at park where Melquan Robinson died

H54K: Two Richmond County brothers are Georgia’s top JROTC marksmen

UPDATE: Aiken County Animal Shelter extends Valentine’s Day adoption special

Consumer News: Local loan officer gives home financing advice

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  H54K: Richmond County student accepted to an Ivy League university

You can enter for a chance to win a new 2019 Mercedes-Benz in Augusta

North Augusta High School band holds fundraiser

Local high school student needs your help to donate to our men and women in arms

Acting EPA administrator Andrew Wheeler speaks on SOTU in Dearing

Update: A 10 year-old boy accidentally shot in Harlem dies

Community members speak out about adult entertainment ordinance

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.

North Augusta High School progressing with construction

Construction is still moving along at North Augusta High School as they prepare to move on to phase 3.

  H54K: Richmond County teen to play in Carnegie Hall a second time

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.

Salvation Army shelter to reopen this weekend

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.

  Center of Hope catches fire leading dozens to the Kroc Center

Amerigroup gives back to community with Re-Pack the Backpack event

LEGO BrickUniverse comes to Augusta

Augusta city employees and volunteers conduct survey to count those that are homeless

Up Fur Adoption Now: Doug

En La Casa Latina in Augusta holds prayer for Venezuelans

  Golden Harvest prepared to help workers affected by government shutdown

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.

Paid parking may soon be coming to parts of downtown augusta

Paying to park in downtown Augusta has been a conversation that’s been happening for years. A task force was assigned by Commissioners to come up with a plan for paid parking.

Events celebrate MLK around the CSRA

Here's a look at some of the local events celebrating the historic civil rights leader's life.

H54K: Burke County Middle School student pushes past sickle cell to excel

his week we’re celebrating Shekinah Jones, a Burke County 12-year-old who is pushing past her diagnosis to achieve more.

Aiken planning commission talks tiny home regulations

A trend has sparked and people are starting to move away from traditional homes, and into tiny homes.

Women reportedly followed at Grovetown Walmart

Two women report they were being followed at a Grovetown Walmart while they were with their kids.

Augusta vets searching for injured dog’s owners

Local nonprofit That’s What Friends Are For and the vets at All God’s Creatures Animal Hospital are searching for the owners of an injured dog.

Augusta Fire urges citizens to join CERT Team

The Augusta-Richmond County Fire Department is urging citizens in the county to sign up for its free Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training.

Allendale students raffling off grill that was built from scratch

Students built grill from scratch that will be raffled off.

Allendale Students helped build a car from scratch

Students at Allendale High School was part of building a car from scratch.

New fire station coming to Telfair Street

Augusta Fire Department Station Two will be located at 928 Telfair Street and is expected to be completed by the end of the year.

Lifesaving equipment grant awarded to Augusta Fire Department

The department received 15 ballistic vests and accessories, which were presented at the Firehouse Subs location on Walton Way in Augusta Friday morning.

Operation Hand-Warmer: looking into 2019

2018 was the best year for the Operation Hand-Warmer campaign. Organizers would like to continue with that trend this year.

First baby born in 2019 in Augusta has special meaning behind name

First baby born in 2019 in the Augusta area has special qualities in more ways than one.

Future of Augusta On Ice is uncertain

Poor weather has put a damper on business at the rink.

Christmas cheer across the CSRA

WFXG FOX 54 News Now wants to help spread cheer and holiday spirit by compiling a collection of Christmas carols from choirs across our viewing area.

Man leaves $500 in tips as Christmas gift to employees at SC restaurant

Talk about making this a season of giving!

H54K: Burke County teen helps collect over 3,000 cans of food for those in need

We're celebrate a Burke County teen who is helping to make sure no one in her community is hungry during the holidays, in our “High 5 4 Kids.”

Young tennis champ honored by Augusta city leaders

Leila Hunter was honored by Augusta-Richmond County city leaders at Tuesday’s Commission Meeting. She is considered one of the best tennis players in the world for her age.

Panera Bread donates $2,300 to Forces United

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.

Savannah River Brewery hosts toy drive for Toys for Tots

Anyone who brings in a toy will get a free pint of beer.

H54K: Burke county student finds success after he and his sister battle for their lives

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 needs your vote for #VoteForMiracles

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.

Gary’s Burgers helps collect donations for Operation Handwarmers

Operation Handwarmers

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

Forty-seven non profits received grants that will keep their doors open because of the money donated to the Community Foundation.

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

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.

Riverside Elementary class donates to Operation Hand-Warmer

You have until Dec. 13 to donate to Operation Hand-Warmer.One 5th-grade class at Riverside Elementary School joined in on the cause that sends care packages to our troops overseas.

Richmond County Sheriff’s Office hosts Drug Takeback

The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office will be taking unwanted or expired medication on Friday, December 14th.

2018 Columbia County Christmas Parade delayed due to weather

The 2018 Columbia County Merchants Association Christmas Parade has been delayed due to the threat of severe weather.

iHeartmedia collecting donations for Operation Hand-warmer

You can go to Aiken Motorcycle on Whiskey Road until 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1 to drop off donations. If you can't make it, there are other drop-off locations across the CSRA.

Road closures for Columbia County Christmas Parade

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.

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

This week we want you to meet an aspiring soccer star who battled past illness and is running toward the goal of her dreams in this week’s “High 5 4 Kids.”

2018 Columbia County Merchants Association Christmas Parade

The Merchants Association of Columbia County will be holding he 54th Annual Christmas Parade on Dec. 2, 2018.

H54K: Augusta 15-year-old nationally ranked in fencing

FOX 54’s “High 5 4 Kids” is celebrating Rhys Bender, a 15 year-old who is nationally ranked in the sport of fencing.

Tradition continues as James Brown family gives away Thanksgiving turkeys

A family and community tradition continues as many stand in line for the annual James Brown turkey giveaway Monday morning.

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

Troops overseas will get the song as an MP3, DVD, or file to stream as part of a care package sent with Operation Hand Warmer.

Richmond County Board of Elections certify midterm election results

Richmond County Board of Elections certifies provisional ballots

Aiken Street Team working to decrease violence in Paces Run Apartments

Aiken Street Team has been setting up in Paces Run Apartments since 2017, attempting to help reduce violence in the community through education and community outreach.

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

Columbia County Merchants Association Fair will be closed Friday and will open at 3 p.m. Saturday due to rain.

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

Hope For Augusta hosts their 3rd annual 5K and Fun Run Saturday.

Operation Hand Warmer collecting for care packages to overseas troops

FOX 54 is joining forces with Operation Handwarmer to send care packages to our troops overseas filled with things that keep their hands warm and hearts full. But we need your help!

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