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.
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
Who lights a light and then hides it? The answer should be no one. This is the thinking behind Women of Worth, their goal is for successful women to extend a hand to those who are working to join them at the top.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has plans to lower water levels at the Savannah River and it is sparking collaboration between Augusta and North Augusta. The two cities have teamed up and have hired two consulting firms.
Have you been feeling uneasy or afraid about dinning out after the recent Hepatitis A outbreaks in the area? Doctor’s Hospital believes there is no need to be afraid but instead be cautious by taking precautions.
The legacy of one of the nine people killed in the Charleston church shooting back in 2015 lives on. A man closely related to the tragedy shared a message to hundreds of students about overcoming racism and forgiving others.