H54K: Tysley Shine a rising star from Richmond County

When a storm hits, make sure your phone battery will last

Local organizations partner to help fight blood shortage

  Job fair for people looking to pursue a career in U.S. Army Cyber Command

Columbia County Sheriff’s Office will hold a Citizen’s Law Enforcement Academy

  Stop The Violence organizer believes community effort, education are key to curb violence in Augusta

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Blood drives hosted by Augusta Regional Airport with Delta Air Lines and the American Red Cross

  Committee holds meeting to discuss future plans for Lake Olmstead

March for Jesus celebration to take place in downtown Augusta Saturday

UPDATE: Man who walked out of University Hospital FOUND, authorities say

Kroger on Wrightsboro Rd. in Richmond County set to close

  Eviction Prevention Program offers legal representation to tenants

Augusta Animal Services hosts ‘Clear the Shelter Day’

Augusta Animal Services will host ‘Clear the Shelter Day’ on Saturday, Aug. 17.

UPDATE: Two wanted for questioning in Richmond County located

The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office is searching for two individuals for questioning in regards to an aggravated assault.

  H54K: Two Richmond County teens sign on to Gold Mech apprenticeships right after high school

Two Richmond County teens just graduated high school this year and already they've signed as full time apprentices with Gold Mech mechnical contractors.

I-520 ramp closures beginning Sunday, Aug. 18

I-520 ramp closures beginning Sunday night at Wrightsboro Rd.

  UPDATE: Murder suspect wanted after body found on Kelly Rd. in Dearing

UPDATE: Driver killed in Aiken County I-20 crash identified

Columbia County hosts clear the shelter day

  Tabernacle Baptist Church gets historic marker

Presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren scheduled to be in Aiken

The Richmond County Citizen’s Police Academy is now in session

  Washington County Sheriff dies from self-inflicted wound, GBI says

The Washington County Sheriff’s Office has confirmed the passing of Sheriff Thomas Smith.

THIS JUST IN: Aiken County man wanted in connection to death investigation, turned himself in

The Aiken County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help on any information or whereabouts regarding a suspect wanted in connection to a death investigation.

Former Burke County Magistrate Court Judge arrested, investigation involves the GBI

The Burke County Sheriff’s Office announced Friday, Aug. 9 that former Burke County Magistrate Court Judge Carl Hrabovsky was arrested.

  UPDATE: Suspect not granted bond for aggravated assault and rape in Hephzibah

The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office is actively on the scene on the 3300 block of Thames Pl. in reference to a possible assault.

UPDATE: Reported kidnapping was an attempt to sneak person onto Fort Gordon

The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a vehicle after a woman was seen being placed in the back of a trunk.

  Crash near Walton Way Ext. and Aumond Rd. intersection

The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office is on the scene at a crash at the intersection of Aumond Rd. and Walton Way Ext.

Aiken County Sheriff’s Office launches mobile app

The Aiken County Sheriff’s Office announced on Thursday, Aug. 8 the release of a new mobile app that is available for free download in the Google Play Store and the Apple App Store.

  H54K: Augusta teen finds new educational inspiration through work/school program

Reaching Potential through Manufacturing is a high school program with the Richmond County School System that allows students to spend half their day learning in the classroom and the other half learning through hands-on experience as EZ-Go employees.

  UPDATE: Warrenton Police officer arrested for DUI, fired

An officer for the City of Warrenton Police Department was terminated after an off-duty crash that occurred Monday morning, Aug. 5.

  Richmond County Wraparound Support Program

The Richmond County School System has implemented a new program within the Richmond County Success Center.

  Deputy involved in shooting, back on job in Richmond County

The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office has confirmed that Deputy Ray Parker is back on duty after his involvement in a deputy-involved shooting that occurred on July 14.

  UPDATE: Lanes back open after tractor trailer flips on Peach Orchard Rd.

The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office confirms that an 18-wheeler tractor trailer truck has flipped over onto the Peach Orchard Rd. and Windsor Spring Rd. intersection.

Man wanted in reference to card fraud in Richmond County

The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a man wanted in reference to financial transaction card fraud.

  Richmond County School System Superintendent addresses rumors and concerns

Richmond County School System Superintendent Dr. Angela Pringle joined FOX 54 Friday morning to address many rumors and concerns in reference to Richmond County Schools System.

  Historical bottle collectors from across the country gather in Augusta for convention

One organization that takes pride in supporting collectors of historical bottles is here in Augusta for its upcoming convention.

Aiken County fights against opioid epidemic

The national opioid overdose death rate continues to rise but the Aiken Community fights back

Defend Yourself: Local business offers self-defense classes designed for women

It’s been one week since an Augusta Woman was attacked while running on the Augusta Canal trail, and one local business owner is taking action.

  H54K: 11-year-old Aiken boy finds success in football after losing his father to gun violence

H54K: 11-year-old Aiken boy finds success in football after losing his father to gun violence

Burke County Sheriff’s Office to hold blood drive for deputy in need

The Burke County Sheriff’s Office is asking the community to come together for a blood drive to support a deputy injured in the line of duty.

  Columbia County school bus safety campaign urges people to focus while driving

Multiple agencies discuss school bus and pedestrian safety ahead of the new school year.

Aiken High School announce new Athletic Director

Aiken High School, home of the fighting green hornets, welcome new Athletic Director, Phillip Blacha.

Kroger gives school supplies to teachers of Augusta and the CSRA

Kroger provides teachers with back-to-school supplies

  YMCA and Laney HS football team “TEAM” up to help families

The YMCA and the Laney High school football team paired up Saturday to help under-served families that do not have the resources to provide a bed for their children.

Camp Ivey campers say bon voyage

Camp Ivey campers are setting sail today as a way of saying bon voyage to their time there.

Columbia County Sheriff’s Office to host annual back to school event

Columbia County Sheriff’s Office to host annual back to school event

  Crash in Grovetown involving train and car after driver says vehicle got stuck under crossing arms of railroad track

Crash in Grovetown involving train and car

UPDATE: All lanes open after crash on I-20E in Columbia County near mile marker 186

The Columbia County Sheriff’s Office is responding to a crash on I-20E near 186 mile marker.

With the nation on the brink of possible new minimum wage rate, what does it mean for Georgia and locally

The US House of Representatives recently passed the ‘Raise the Wage’ act last week.

  Columbia County All-star team to represent the State of Georgia in the Dixie Youth Softball World Series

Columbia County All-star team to represent the State of Georgia in the Softball World Series

  Dairy Queen on Washington Rd hosted their annual Miracle Treat Day event

Dairy Queen on Washington Rd hosted their annual Miracle Treat Day event

  The City of Augusta is offering its free annual Arts Enriched Summer Youth Program at Sand Hills Community Center

Free Annual Arts Enriched Summer Youth Program

  Three additional arrests in CSRA Medicaid scam

On Tuesday, July 23, three additional suspects were detained and arrested by the CAVE team after a traffic stop. Authorities say those three individuals were arrested and charged with the listed charges below:

  H54K: Two Richmond County School System grads snag two prestigious internships

H54K: Two Richmond County School System grads snag two prestigious internships

  Richmond County DFCS to sponsor back to school giveaway

The giveaway will be held Friday, July 26 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the local DFCS office, 2216 Bungalow Rd. Richmond County DFCS will be giving away bookbags loaded with schools supplies, free food, games, face painting , bounce houses and much more.

Columbia County Sheriff’s Office looking for two suspects in Walmart theft

The Columbia County Sheriff’s office is looking for two suspects in a Walmart theft.

UPDATE: Man arrested in Atlanta for Richmond County murder

The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting that occurred early morning Sunday, July 21.

  Truck crashes into power lines, Augusta Fire Department on the scene

A crash near Arbor Dr. and Old Louisville Rd. in Richmond County has power lines currently down.

Richmond County Sheriff’s Office searching for missing man

The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in finding a missing Richmond County man.

UPDATE: Single vehicle crash in Burke County leaves one dead, Highway 25 North back open

The Burke County Sheriff’s Office is advising commuters to avoid Highway 25 North inside of Burke County due to a serious crash with injuries and vehicle fire.

  H54K: Augusta teen awarded college scholarship from Augusta Mini Theatre

The Augusta Mini Theatre hosted its 10th annual Sunshine’s Roast and Toast on Tuesday, July 16 in an effort to raise funds for local student scholarships.

Avoid the heat in Richmond County by using these cooling centers

With record breaking temperatures across the CSRA, the Augusta Fire Chief Christopher James released an updated list of cooling areas free to citizens in the Augusta area.

Waynesboro couple married for 71 years dies 12 hours apart

A Burke County Couple married for 71 years died just hours apart.

American Red Cross and Augusta Fire Department to install free smoke alarms in Apple Valley Neighborhood

The Augusta Fire Department announced on Tuesday, June 25 that they will be teaming up with American Red Cross to install free smoke alarms for Apple Valley Neighborhood residents on Saturday, July 27.

  UPDATE: 2 men arrested in North Augusta shooting

The Aiken County Sheriff’s Office has arrested 2 men in connection to a shooting that happened Monday morning in North Augusta.

Aiken man killed in Richmond County shooting

The Richmond County Coroners Office confirms that an Aiken County man was killed early Sunday morning.

  Vigil for Waynesboro teen brings large crowd

A large crowd of community members gathered at the Briarwood Apartments in Waynesboro on Thursday, July 11 to honor the life of a teenager who was killed in the last week.

  ’Donut Boy’ says ‘thank you’ to dozens of CSRA law enforcement officers

Tyler, affectionately known by some across the nation as ‘Donut Boy’ is in the CSRA on a mission: to personally thank every law enforcement officer for his or her service. He has a personal connection to the area, his dad works at Plant Vogtle.

18-wheeler and vehicle crash on Windsor Spring Rd. and Peach Orchard Rd. with reported injuries

The Richmond County dispatch confirms a crash on Windsor Spring Rd. and Peach Orchard Rd. with an 18-wheeler and vehicle.

Blythe man indicted for firing at helicopter during federal law enforcement operation

The U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Georgia says that a Blythe man was indicted on federal charges that he shot a helicopter being used during a law enforcement operation.

Community organizations pushing for e-cigarettes to be added to smoke free ordinance

Some Columbia County organizations are working to add e cigarettes to the county’s smoke-free ordinance. They held a public forum on Thursday, July 12 to discuss the topic.

Single car crash in Aiken County claims the life of one

The Aiken County Coroners Office confirms the death of a Wagener man after a single car crash late Wednesday, July 10.

Columbia County Community Connections to hold forum on ‘youth e-cigarette epidemic’

Columbia County Community Connections will be holding a public forum to discuss the rise of e-cigarette use among teenagers.

  H54K: Columbia County 10-year-old takes first all around in southeast gymnastics

A Columbia County 10-year-old is one of the best gymnasts in the U.S. Lillian Wilkes won first place all around for the entire southeast region of the country in her division.

Jay Jefferies hosts his annual Drum-a-thon at local Walmart Superstore

Join FOX 54′s Jay Jefferies Saturday July 13, at Walmart Superstore at 260 Bobby Jones Expressway.

  10th Annual Sunshine’s Roast and Toast featuring FOX 54′s Jay Jefferies

The Augusta Mini Theatre, Inc. and Life Skills School presents its 10th annual Sunshine’s Roast and Toast on July 16 at 7 p.m., the event will take place at the Church of the Good Shepherd (Parish Hall), 2230 Walton Way.

Road rage incident turned shooting leaves one dead in Columbia County after motorcyclist runs off road, deputies say

According to the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office, a man is dead after a road rage incident resulted in a shooting on Canterbury Farms Parkway.

Single car crash in Aiken County leaves one dead and one in serious condition

A single motor vehicle crash killed the driver and injured the passenger Saturday, July 6 after the vehicle lost control and struck a tree.

Augusta man killed at work while cutting down tree

The Richmond County Coroner’s Office confirmed the death of an Augusta man who was killed while helping cut down a tree.