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.
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
Mosquito breeding season is in full effect in Georgia and the tiny pests can pose a threat to you and your family because of the diseases they can carry. FOX 54 finds out how homeowners can decrease the chance of these menaces popping up around their home.
Starting this week there are massive railroad closing that will likely impact drivers commute. Georgia Department of Transportation tells FOX 54 there will be maintenance work happening at more than twenty-five railroad crossings in Richmond and Columbia County.
According to the American Kennel Club more pets go missing during the July 4th weekend than any other time of the year. As the 4th of July celebration continues into the weekend FOX 54 has tips to help if your pet goes missing.
What should be done with the James Brown Arena? It is a question that has been up in the air since the last Georgia primary. Now over a year later there is still no decision made. Richmond County Commissioners say they are waiting on the Colosseum Authority to give a recommendation that is in the b
McDuffie County leaders are working to help hundreds of people who are still out of a job after a fire permanently shuts down the Georgia Pacific plant in Thomson. Now, more unemployment is expected in the area after Hollander Sleep Products announced it’s closing their Thomson facility in the fall
A FOX 54 update for the historic Pullman Hall building that was destroyed after it caught fire yesterday afternoon. Smoke can still be seen rising today from the aftermath of the building on Taylor Street.
Those who have the long standing habit of washing your chicken before cooking may want to re-think the process.CDC recently released a tweet saying, “Don’t wash your raw chicken. Washing can spread germs from the chicken to other food or utensils in the kitchen.” FOX 54 went to the streets to get p
The fear of shots is often associated with children but people of all ages experience it. Chances are you or someone you know avoids going to the doctor for this very reason, you are scared of needles.
The Augusta National and Masters week is all about tradition but just this week some major upgrades and announcements were made that will surely change the area in and around Augusta National. The changes in store are the underground tunnel beneath Washington Road, the construction of a state of the