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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

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

Georgia middle school student arrested for stabbing teacher

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

RCSO searching for suspect wanted for multiple armed robberies

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

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

18th Annual Miracle Mile Walk is in Augusta this weekend

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

Homicide victim’s missing car found

Columbia County could have sign updates in the coming months

Vigil held for boy electrocuted at Fleming Athletic Complex

Hundreds came out for the vigil of Melquan Robinson, Jr. Among the crowd, the two boys who tried to save his life.

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

President of Mr. Electric, Augusta discusses electrical safety

  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

7 SWGA counties added to FEMA’s individual disaster assistance list

Grief counselors comfort Melquan Robinson’s Trinity Elite Titans teammates

Officials respond to reports of voter suppression in Jefferson County

Grady Smith funeral arrangements

12-year-old Augusta boy electrocuted while playing football

  Richmond County budget presentation adjourned due to passing of District 10 Commissioner

The Richmond County Commission did not see the complete 2019 budget presentation due to passing of fellow Commissioner Grady Smith.

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.

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.

  Video: Senator snatches cell phone from college student asking question in Georgia

A video shows a Georgia Tech student asking Perdue a question when Perdue suddenly grabs the phone.

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.

President Trump to visit Georgia after Hurricane Michael

President Trump is set to visit Georgia Monday.

Small plane crashes in NY, McDuffie Co. teacher believed to be a passenger

One person is dead after a small plane crashed in the Atlanta Ocean on Saturday, according to officials. One person is believed to be a teacher from Thomson.

Students from Albany re-locate to Georgia Southern following Hurricane Michael

Albany suffered extensive damage during Hurricane Micheal caused people to be without power, homes, and even schools. Georgia Southern opened their doors to students from Albany State University that were living in some of the residence halls.

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.

District 4 in Augusta - Richmond County monthly community breakfast

District 4 Augusta - Richmond County Commissioner Sammie Sias hosts community breakfast

2018 Light the Night brings out hundreds

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

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.

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.

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.

Michael does minimal damage to southeast Georgia crops

Agriculture is huge in the state of Georgia, especially this time of year. Hurricane Michael damaged and even ruined many crops across the state but local farmers in southeast Georgia were quick to take precautions to minimize crop loss.

List of school reopening’s after Michael

List of schools reopening in the area after Michael

Taking a look at the damage left from Michael in Burke County

A look at the damage that Tropical Storm Michael left in Burke County

Edgefield Sheriff’s Department investigating man being found dead with a gunshot wound in the head

North Augusta man found dead in Edgefield with a gun shot wound in the head. Sheriff's Department is investigating.

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.

Bicyclist struck by car on Wrightsboro Road

Bicyclist struck on Wrightsboro Road

Columbia County closes Emergency Operations Center

Columbia County announces Emergency Management Agency will close at 12:30 p.m. on Thursday

Hurricane Michael: Images coming in from social media

Images & Videos from Tropical Storm Hurricane as it hit the CSRA

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.

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

The most recent updates from County Officials on Hurricane Michael.

UPDATE: 7 people injured in car crash on Highway 25 in Burke County

7 people were injured in a car crash in Burke County & had to be transported to the hospital.

Charlie Norwood Medical Center have cancelled all appointments ahead of Michael

All appointments have been cancelled at the Charlie Norwood Medical Center ahead of Michael.

Augusta Regional flights have been cancelled & delayed ahead of Michael

Several flights have been cancelled & delayed at Augusta Regional ahead of Michael.

Augusta Public Works is handing out free sand bags

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

Augusta leaders hold briefing for Hurricane Michael update

Augusta-Richmond County leaders met Thursday morning to discuss plans for Hurricane Matthew.

Commission votes to move forward to discuss possible ambulance service deal with Gold Cross

Augusta - Richmond County Commissioners approve to sit down and discuss deal with Gold Cross.

Barton Chapel Rd. shooting suspect denied bond

Nigel Robinson, one of the suspects charged with the murder of Roshawn White on Barton Chapel Rd. on Sept. 30, has been denied bond.

Man wanted for shoplifting twice at Bobby Jones Walmart

The Columbia County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help identifying a man wanted for 2 separate shoplifting incidents at the Bobby Jones Expressway Walmart.

Gov. Deal declares state of emergency ahead of Hurricane Michael

Gov. Nathan Deal declares state of emergency for 92 Georgia counties ahead of Hurricane Michael.

City plans to vote on meeting with Gold Cross to discuss deal

Gold Cross says it wants to negotiate a deal with city leaders for the ambulance services.

Augusta Fire Department shares safety tips at demonstration

It's Fire Prevention week and the Augusta Fire Department is sharing fire safety tips.

Grovetown Councilmember Dennis Trudeau resigns

Grovetown City Councilmember Dennis Trudeau has resigned his seat, effective Nov. 1.

Report: Former SAIL superintendent tried to illegally change her contract

Former SAIL charter school superintendent Kristy Zgol could be facing legal repercussions over allegations that she illegally altered her contract with the school.

Richmond County Fire/EMA tracking Hurricane Michael

Augusta-Richmond County Fire/EMA is tracking Hurricane Michael

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.

Active Alive Augusta reminds drivers to be aware

The number of motorcycle and pedestrian deaths across our state are on the rise. So far, there's been over 100 pedestrians and almost 300 motorcyclists who have died in accidents. An event held in the Augusta Common raised awareness for drivers to be alert behind the wheel.

Grovetown Military Day set for November

Grovetown is hosting its Military Day event in November.

Grovetown Police: Woman is in hospital after being hit by truck

Grovetown police say a woman was hit by a truck on Saturday morning. That driver is not at fault.

70% of most breast cancer patients in Savannah now forgoing chemotherapy

Due to recent study, 70 percent of Memorial Health breast cancer patients are now forgoing chemotherapy.

Designs for $93 million Depot Project revealed

Augusta unveiled the design for its new $93 million mixed-used development project Friday.

Candidate Brian Kemp holds campaign stop at Augusta Wild Wing Cafe

Georgia gubernatorial candidate Brian Kemp met with voters at Augusta Wild Wing Cafe Friday.

Murder investigation continues into teens arrested for 17-year-old’s death

16-year-old murder suspect appeared in front of Judge Stephen Shepard, hours after his alleged accomplice turned himself in.

Man wanted for questioning in Augusta burglary

The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help identifying a man wanted for questioning in a burglary on Ravenwood Dr.

Savannah Police addressing recent violent crime

Several shots fired and shootings in Savannah have many residents worried and pleading for the violence to stop.

Blues musician Tas Cru donates guitars to local children

Blues musician Tas Cru is set to take the stage in Evans this weekend, but ahead of his schedule, he’s giving away guitars to programs benefiting underprivileged children.