Events happening at 54th annual Columbia County Fall Fair

The 54th annual Columbia County Fall Fair starts on Thursday, Oct. 31 and will run through Sunday, Nov. 10 at the Columbia County Fair Grounds across from Patriot’s Park.

  8th Street receives new name in honor of Jessye Norman

  Community bonds over cold cuts and conversation in Aiken

  Members of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. remember Opera Icon

Carrabba’s hosting Think Pink Wine Dinner in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Richmond County School System announces Teacher of the Year

Richmond County seeks assistance in Trinity Manor homicide case

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Hiring event for Sprint Food Stores

Millen tax preparer charged with fraud in 36-count indictment

  UPDATE: Roadways open after Gas leak shuts down Blue Ridge Dr. at Evans to locks Rd., all businesses evacuated

  Grovetown dairy farm celebrates ten years of corn mazes

  Army veteran survives breast cancer three times

  Thomson High School opens welding facility thanks to generous donations

Homegoing service for legend Jessye Norman to be held in Augusta

Augusta legend Jessye Norman’s homecoming service will be held in Augusta on Saturday, Oct. 12, at the Bell Auditorium.

  Gerald Jones Subaru donates books to local elementary school

Gerald Jones Subaru of Augusta gave back to the community by donating 150 books to Lamar-Milledge Elementary School.

  Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center recognizes Breast Cancer Awareness

The Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center is holding multiple events and seminars during October to recognize Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

  H54K: Mary Wilhelmina Hodges

H54K: Mary Wilhelmina Hodges

  Church members prepare for annual Greek festival

  The Augusta Regional Transportation Study holds two 2050 Metropolitan Transportation Plan Update meetings

  The 26th Annual Border Bash is coming to SRP Park Friday

  Commissioners support $500 car allowance

  “Coffee with your Congressman” held in Evans

Viral Pro Wrestling hosting Trick-or-Trauma event

North Augusta City Administrator resigns after nine years

North Augusta Mayor Bob Pettit has announced the resignation of North Augusta City Administrator Todd Glover.

UPDATE: Traffic now flowing normal after log truck overturned on Hwy 25 in Hephzibah

Local law enforcement and EMS are on the scene responding to a log truck that is overturned on Highway 25 in Hephzibah.

New clues could tie 2016 Richmond County homicide to the death of 4 others

Investigators with the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office tell FOX 54 there’s a new crack in a 2016 homicide, but they’re asking for your help to bust that crack wide open, as a mother and sister share their search for answers.

Augusta Animal Services celebrates “Adopt a Shelter Dog Month”

Augusta Animal Services is celebrating “Adopt a Shelter Dog Month” this month and have expanded the celebration to include all pets.

Waitr holding job fair for delivery drivers

Waitr is expanding in Augusta and is now in need of an additional 100 delivery drivers.

  Burke County K-9 and Deputy locate baby and mother in woods, after mother crashes due to DUI

On Oct. 3, a Burke County K-9 and Deputy responded to a car crash on Highway 56N at Highway 56 Spur.

  “Light the Night” supports Leukemia Lymphoma Society

Community members around the CSRA are were in attendance at Evans Towne Center Park to support the Leukemia Lymphoma Society at “Light the Night” on Friday, Oct. 4.

  Local dog named official ambassador of the JMS Burn Center at Miller Theater

A local dog severely burned in a house fire last year got a new leash on life as a therapy dog at Doctors Hospital after surgery and recovery.

2019 Westobou Festival is happening now

The family behind the Farris wheel that's currently located in the heart of Downtown Augusta

WWE Live Holiday Tour coming to Augusta

Tickets are on sale now for WWE Live Holiday Tour and start out as low as $17!

Inaugural CSRA Walk for Water hopes to fight global water crisis

The first ever CSRA Walk for Water happens Saturday. The goal of the walk is to raise awareness and funds for the global water crisis.

  Augusta University holds Light the Path event

September was National Suicide Prevention Awareness month, but for Augusta University, the awareness didn’t stop there.

Lane closure coming up for Hardy McManus Rd.

In cooperation with Southern Asphalt, Columbia County wants to inform the public about a temporary lane closure.

  UPDATE: Columbia County School District recognizes their teacher of the year

Thirty-one teachers from each school were recognized by the Columbia County School District on Tuesday, Aug. 27.

The Fresh Market to hold holiday hiring event

The Fresh Market will hold a holiday hiring event at all of their locations, including Augusta and Aiken.

  Fire at Augusta living facility caused by a cigarette

Investigators determined the cause of an assisted living facility fire that happened Saturday, Sept. 28.

Temporary road closure for Antebellum Way in Columbia County

A temporary road closure for Antebellum Way in Columbia County on Friday, Oct. 4 from 2 p.m. until 11 p.m.

Funeral services set for three Dinger siblings

Funeral services set for three Dinger siblings

  Food Truck owner prepares for Food Truck Thursdays

Food Truck Thursdays start Oct. 3 at the Augusta Common. The event is from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. and will every Thursday during the month of October.

  H54K: Zion Bullard

H54K-Zion Bullard

  Aiken County Public School Interim Superintendent talks report cards and board elections

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.

Augusta Regional Airport looking for local artists

Augusta Regional Airport is looking for local artists to display their work in the General Aviation and Airline Terminal buildings.

  Westobou Festival kicks off with a party

People have been setting up all day Wednesday, Oct. 2, for the special event.

  Golden Harvest Food Bank holds annual “Scare Away Hunger” drive

The Golden Harvest Food Bank’s 27th annual “Scare Away Hunger” drive began Oct. 1 and will continue until the end of the month.

  Westobou Festival has Artists adding some color to the walls of Downtown Augusta

The Garden City Project Mural

PDQ Evans location closes

In an official statement, FOX 54 has learned that the PDQ in Evans has closed.

  Local blood bank stuffs minivan with donations for families living at Ronald McDonald House

The Ronald McDonald House here in Augusta is a home away from home for many families in town as their children undergo surgery.

  Counselors, clergy comforting McDuffie County students after second deadly crash in 6 months

The McDuffie County School System is providing counseling efforts and services to students as they grieve the sudden loss of three classmates.

  Friend: Opera star Jessye Norman led a life of purpose

Jessye Norman’s friend says the opera sensation lived a life of purpose. News of her death spread sadness across the world, social media and the CSRA.

  Progress with food desert issue in District One

Augusta Commissioners are moving forward to find a solution to the food desert in District One.

  Augusta preps for 12th annual Westobou Festival

Augusta preps for Westobou Festival

Richmond County school bus involved in early morning crash

The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office says at 7:07 a.m. deputies responded to a crash at the 4100 block of Old Waynesboro Rd.

Richmond County Sheriff’s Office investigating shooting death

Richmond County Sheriff’s Office investigating shooting death

  Opera superstar Jessye Norman dies at age 74

Opera superstar Jessye Norman dies at age 74

  Memorial, bows created to remember siblings killed in crash

As we learn more about the deadly McDuffie County crash that took the lives of three siblings, we learning more about what people in the area are doing to comfort the Daniel and Dinger family.

  Update on fire at an Augusta assisted living facility

A fire ripped through an Augusta assisted living facility Saturday night. Two days later, exactly what happened is still unclear.

SRNS donates $20,000 to Golden Harvest Food Bank

As part of its annual tradition, Savannah River Nuclear Solutions (SRNS) has donated $20,000 to the Golden Harvest Food Bank (GHFB).

Fort Gordon hosting last big hiring fair of the year

Fort Gordon is hosting their last big hiring fair of the year on Tuesday, Oct. 1.

Ironman race brings in millions in economic impact

The numbers are already rolling in from this weekend’s Ironman 70.3 race

  High-fiving Burke County bus driver says spreading positivity to kids is his ministry

Jones was recently caught on camera giving his students high fives. He said it’s part of his daily ritual to make sure students on his double-route always do their best.

City of Aiken to hold job fair

The City of Aiken has announced they are holding a job fair on Oct. 7 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Odell Weeks Activity Center on Whiskey Rd.

Girl Warriors Fighting the Battle prep for 3rd Pink Runway breast cancer survivor fashion show

A local organization, Girl Warriors Fighting the Battle preps for their 3rd Pink Runway breast cancer survivor fashion show.

  Ironman prepares for Sunday’s race

Ironman 70.3 races are happening all over the globe.

  Young leukemia survivor gets shopping spree at Burlington

A 14-year-old leukemia survivor enjoyed a shopping spree today as part of a nationwide initiative to bring happiness to cancer survivors.

Organization gives Augusta woman hope

The Rally for Recover is at the Kroc Center from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. and is open to the public.

Walton Options will celebrate their 25th anniversary on Thursday

commemorating 25 Years of options for people with all types of disabilities in the CSRA

  H54K- Furwah Turabi

H54K: Furwah Turabi

Child Enrichment Inc. prepares for last Art of Chocolate

Chocolate lovers, there’s a perfect event for you.

  “Urban Air Adventure” park set to open in Augusta

If you’re looking for more thrills in the CSRA, an “Urban Air Adventure” park is set to open in Augusta next spring.

  The New Georgia Project celebrated “National Voter Registration Day”

The New Georgia Project celebrated "National Voter Registration Day" by hosting 75 voter registration events in 22 cities.

  The future of lock and dam

The future of the lock and dam at the Savannah River is still a top concern.

  Mayor’s plan to fight against blight

City leaders are working to make Augusta more beautiful by supporting the mayor’s plan to fight blight.

  Dave and Busters closer to settling in Augusta

A new Dave and Busters is one step closer to becoming a reality in Augusta.

  Georgia Cyber Center hosted first CSRA Teacher Collaboration Event

The Georgia Cyber Center hosted their first CSRA Cyber Teacher Collaboration Event Tuesday, Sept. 24.

  Local bus driver seen giving high fives to students

He loves his students so much, he calls them “his babies”.

Haire Baston Rd. to be closed on Sept. 26

Columbia County Roads and Bridges would like to inform the public about a road closure on Haire Baston Rd. on Thursday, Sept. 26.

  Columbia County Deputy arrested for DUI, theft, and violation of oath

Dispatchers received a call Saturday, Sept. 21 at 9 p.m. from a citizen about a marked patrol car driving recklessly.

Security updates after Aiken horse was sexually assaulted

It’s been two days since an Aiken horse was found tied up and sexually assaulted. That’s according to a veterinarian and the Aiken County Sheriff’s Office.