Miya Payton joined the WFXG news team in March 2017 as a multimedia journalist. Miya is from Abbeville, SC. She's now excited to call Augusta home. Before moving to the Peach State, she was a producer and editor for WIS 10 in Columbia, SC. She graduated from Lander University in May 2015 where she received a B.A. in Mass Communication. During her time at Lander, she was a reporter for Lander XLR Radio and Lander WLGTV News. When she's not reporting, you can find her surrounded by family and friends. She is also a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Miya is eager to learn more about the issues and stories that are important to the CSRA. Make sure to say hello when you see her around the community. Until then stay connected and follow her on Facebook and Twitter. Send Miya an email at email@example.com.
The Richmond County School System is sending students a message about drug prevention. Folks flocked to Downtown Augusta for the Red Ribbon Walk and Rally today. It was a big turn out with hundreds of people showing up for the event to encourage students to say no to drugs.
It’s been a few weeks now since King Lawrence took his seat as the Interim Superintendent at Aiken County Public School District. He took over after former superintendent Doctor Sean Alford resigned last month, along with three board members.
FOX 54′s First Alert Weather Team is telling locals that Hurricane Dorian could bring a tremendous amount of rainfall to the CSRA so potential flooding is a concern. It is important that people start preparing.
Police in Thomson are introducing new initiatives to grow their department. The initiatives are set to happen over the next three years. FOX 54 spoke to the police department about why it needs more officers in the area, and what management is doing to make it happen.
The United Way of the CSRA kicks off its community wide campaign this week and their goal is to raise more than $3 million. FOX 54 spoke to organizers about their plans to use the money to help those who are in need in the CSRA.
cal AT&T workers continued their strike on Tuesday, August 27. More than 20,000 workers were on strike across nine states. FOX 54 spoke to AT&T employees and we were told the strike was due to unfair labor practices.
If you’ve been to Riverside Village lately you’ve probably noticed parking meters that were installed in late June, but were not turned on. FOX 54 spoke with North Augusta city administrators about what people can expect now that the meters are on and ready for use.
Many are aware of emergency responses like CPR but what about when it comes to gun shot wounds? Experts at doctors hospital say uncontrolled bleeding is the number one cause of preventable death from trauma.
The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office will be holding its 6th annual Kids and Cops summer camp at the Boys and Girls Club. Participants will be able to hang out with cops, play with k9s, jump in bouncy houses, and splash around on water slides. Law enforcement is hoping the camp will help lay a posit