Sitel Group of Augusta hosts job fair for National Hiring Day

Jobs available at Sitel Group in Augusta, Georgia

  Two families displaced, dog severely burned in fire

Man arrested for illegal dumping in Blythe

Weary migrants still far from reaching US border

Tips for safely heating your home

Mega Millions’ record $1.6 billion jackpot up for grabs Tuesday

Couple accused of keeping child locked in basement for months

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Suspect in Blue Ridge Dr. hit-and-run arrested

Weather on the Road: Graniteville

Georgia-Carolina State Fair wraps up 96th year

Girl, 9, whose family fought to keep her on life support dies at Texas hospital

Teacher on leave after allegedly duct taping CO student to chair

Mega Millions jackpot grows to $1.6 billion after nobody won Friday’s drawing

Trinity Elite Titans dedicate their game to Melquan Robinson, Jr.

The game will be held at Butler High School at 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, October 19.

The boys who tried to save Melquan Robinson’s life speak out about what happened

There has been some confusion in what exactly happened in the moments leading up to the terrible tragedy. The boys who were there when it happened said some of the details in the report are not correct.

18th Annual Miracle Mile Walk is in Augusta this weekend

The event raises money for the University Health Care Systems breast health services and the Mobile Mammography Unit, which never turns away a woman.

Commissioner Grady Smith remembered at Trinity on the Hill Methodist Church

Community members, family members, friends and colleagues spent their Friday afternoon celebrating the life of long-time Augusta Commissioner Grady Smith at Trinity on the Hill United Methodist Church. Commissioner Smith passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 16 from an illness he had been battling.

Former NFL player organizes free athletic training for Fleming Park electrocution survivors

Homicide victim’s missing car found

Shepeard Blood Center desperate for O negative blood

Columbia County could have sign updates in the coming months

Vigil held for boy electrocuted at Fleming Athletic Complex

Augusta electrician talks electrical safety in light of Melquan Robinson’s death

  911 calls show confusion after boy was electrocuted at Fleming Athletic Complex

We are learning more details about what exactly happened on the field at the Fleming Athletic Complex Monday night that left a 12-year-old dead and 2 of his friends and an adult injured.

Driver in Masters Week bus crash indicted on 21 charges

The driver of a tour bus that overturned on I-20 during Masters Week 2018 has been indicted on 21 charges. The bus was carrying Masters Patrons from Atlanta to Augusta.

Sheriff’s Office investigating suspicious death at Augusta Red Roof Inn

The Richmond County Sheriff's Office and Coroner's Office are investigating a suspicious death at an Augusta hotel.

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.

Grief counselors comfort Melquan Robinson’s Trinity Elite Titans teammates

The City of Augusta has issued a statement about the death of Melquan Robinson. An outside firm will be assessing the cause of the electrocution.

North Augusta Middle School teacher arrested after daughter left alone in car all day

A North Augusta Middle School teacher is facing charges after she reportedly left her 2-year-old daughter in her vehicle for an entire day while she was at work.

Officials respond to reports of voter suppression in Jefferson County

Allegations of voter suppression began swirling in Jefferson County, GA after a video of senior citizens being forced to leave a voting bus appeared on Social Media.

Grady Smith funeral arrangements

Funeral arrangement for Richmond County Commission Grady Smith have been set.

$150,000 lottery ticket sold in Aiken

A winning lottery ticket worth $150,000 was sold in Aiken Saturday.

Beech Island woman struck and killed by vehicle

A Beech Island woman was struck and killed by a vehicle while walking on Atomic Rd. Tuesday night.

Mexico Beach residents return home again _ some to no home

Residents of hurricane-ravaged Mexico Beach are returning home for the first time since Michael, but some are finding no home to return to

Hero family saves elderly Burke County woman from house fire

A family is being recognized as heroes in Burke County after they helped an elderly neighbor escape her burning home.

Richmond County Commissioner Grady Smith dies

Richmond County Commissioner Grady Smith has died.

Students allegedly baked cookies with human ashes, served them to classmates

Police believe the ashes allegedly used may have been those of one of the students' grandparents.

In Florida, determining hurricane death toll proves elusive

In Florida, determining how many people were killed in Hurricane Michael's rampage is proving somewhat elusive

President Trump visits Red Cross in Macon to thank volunteers

President Trump visited Red Cross volunteers in Macon Monday to thank them for their work.

Paine College’s president optimistic about future despite accreditation battle

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

Body found on Deans Bridge Rd. identified

The Richmond County Coroner's Office is investigating a body they say was found after laying in a wooded area on Deans Bridge Rd. for several days.

Sears files for Chapter 11 amid plunging sales, massive debt

Sears has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, buckling under its massive debt load and staggering losses

Prince Harry, Meghan expecting child in spring

Kensington Palace says Prince Harry and his wife the Duchess of Sussex are expecting a child in the spring

Augusta native wins Marine of the Year

MSGT Bryan D. Smith, of South Augusta, was awarded 2017 Marine of the Year. He was given the award September 25th, 2018.

29th Augusta Greek Festival brings large crowd

Organizers say the numbers for this years Greek Festival might be record breaking.

  Mother arrested for allegedly faking daughter’s cancer diagnosis

The mother’s alleged crimes came to light after her husband learned from a doctor that the young girl didn’t have cancer.

Grovetown High School hosts 9th annual band invitational

Grovetown High School band celebrated their 10 year anniversary with a special show theme.

Vote Smart event held in Augusta Public Library

Vote Smart is a program that teaches people how to sift through messages during campaigns and get down to the facts.

Local tree business booming after Tropical Storm Michael

The CSRA escaped Tropical Storm Michael with minimal damage, but debris is keeping tree services busy.

100 years later, the family of a veteran receives Purple Heart for WWI

A Purple Heart Medal presentation took place at Fort Jackson to recognize Sergeant Perry Loyd's contribution and sacrifice as a volunteer soldier during World War I.

Charges have been made in the murder of Antoine Jones

Three suspects have been charged in the murder of Antoine Jones from July 2018.

Midlands veteran hopes for help with sinkholes after Tropical Storm Michael

As wind and rain made its way to the Midlands from Tropical Storm Michael, some residents say it caused already existing house problems to become even worse.

2018 Light the Night brings out hundreds

Lanterns lit up Evans Towne Center for the Light the Night event.

UPDATE: Police arrested Aiken man in connection to 74-year-old man being found dead

Joseph W. Bell is dead after an argument turned south.

Red Cross of Augusta in disaster assessment phase after Hurricane Michael

Augusta's Red Cross is working to help people impacted by Hurricane Michael

More than 50,000 voter registrations are ‘pending’ due to Georgia’s ‘exact match’ law

The situation is sparking the call for gubernatorial candidate Brian Kemp to resign as Secretary of State, a lawsuit and national outrage.

Georgia mother jailed after daughter left home alone with dead dogs

An Augusta mother, Monquetta Holder, is behind bars after her deputies found her children living in "unbearable" conditions.

Tybee Island beaches reopened

UPDATE: The beaches of Tybee Island have reopened to swimmers.

Barton Chapel Road murder suspect granted bond

Arquette Jones was granted $50,000 bond Friday in Richmond County Superior Court. Jones and his cousin Nigel Robinson are charged with murder for the death of 17-year-old Roshawn White.

Attempted murder suspect sought in Aiken

Aiken Public Safety is searching for an attempted murder suspect, 28-year-old Marquis Devon Hicks.

Community rallies behind cancer survivor in SC who says he was asked to cover facial scars

More than 8,000 people have shared a Facebook post about a man who said he was asked to cover his face inside a Walterboro store.

Richmond, Columbia Counties well prepared for the aftermath of Michael

Early preparations for the storm left two counties in the CSRA with less clean up to do.

Tropical Storm Michael hits North Carolina with floods and outages as it moves up East Coast

The death toll has risen to six people in Michael's path. Hundreds of thousands are without power in Alabama, Georgia and Florida as the storm makes its way up the East Coast.

Officials identify 11-year-old killed in 'freak accident’ during Hurricane Michael

Officials in Seminole County have confirmed a child has died as a result of Hurricane Michael.

Hurricane Michael knocks down trees, power in Aiken County

Hurricane Michael's winds bring down trees in Aiken

Bicyclist struck by car on Wrightsboro Road

Bicyclist struck on Wrightsboro Road

Freightliner crash impacts I-20 WB for hours

Truck runs into interstate median in Aiken County

Trees down across Barnwell County in the wake of Michael

Downed trees were a common sight in Barnwell County Thursday in the wake of Michael.

Jefferson County, GA first responders prepared to protect during Hurricane Michael

Wrens feels the wrath of Hurricane Michael

Old Appling Harlem Hwy. reopened after crash

Old Appling Harlem Hwy. near Wrightsboro Rd. in Harlem was shut down due to a crash Thursday morning.

Crash on Hwy. 24 in Burke County

Trees on the road caused a single-vehicle crash on Hwy. 24 in Burke County.

Areas to avoid in the CSRA

Police and EMA has identified several areas of the CSRA that should be avoided due to storm damage.

US, Russian astronauts land safely after rocket failure

A rocket failed less than two minutes after launching an American and a Russian toward the International Space Station, forcing their emergency _ but safe _ landing on the steppes of Kazakhstan

Michael weakens to tropical storm as it moves through Georgia

The Category 1 storm has brought a life-threatening storm surge and catastrophic winds to Florida, where one death has been reported. Now the hurricane tears through Georgia.

Power outages due to Tropical Storm Michael

Power outages are beginning to pop up as Hurricane Michael begins to move into the CSRA. We will keep a list of affected areas here.

Gov. Deal holds roundtable st SRP Park

Gov. Henry McMaster held a rountdable meeting on the growth of South Carolina at SRP Park Wednesday.

Gov. Henry McMaster urges Aiken residents to prepare for Hurricane Michael

Rainfall and flooding is also a significant threat inland into the Carolinas.

Augusta Mayor, EMA Director and County Administrator give update on plans for Hurricane Michael

The most recent updates from County Officials on Hurricane Michael.

5PM UPDATE: Hurricane Michael pushes inland; Heavy rain, wind, and tornado threat moves into the CSRA

The latest on Michael from the First Alert weather team. Michael heads for the Gulf Coast and will impact the CSRA

Augusta Public Works is handing out free sand bags

Free sand bags are being handed out at the Public Works Building on Tobacco Road.

School closings and delays for Hurricane Michael

School Closures and Delays