The Augusta Christmas parade happens downtown on Saturday. The parade will go straight down Broad street. It’ll start at 13th street and will end at 6th. This year the money raised from the parade benefits the Ronald McDonald House Charities.
Previously, people who carried their firearm into a secured area, but had a concealed permit, simply had to take their weapon back to their cars and go through TSA questioning. Now, in addition to that, those people will also be ticketed by the FBI.
On December 11, 2003 Sgt. Marshall Edgerton gave his life to save his fellow soldiers while serving in Iraq. Today is the anniversary of his death and to honor his sacrifice, Fort Gordon named installation barracks after him. In front Edgerton Barracks now stands a rock memorializing his bravery.
FOX 54 spoke to two former teachers, Pat Kirk and Edna Mills, in the Aiken County School District as they were leaving the polls. Kirk hope that the school board would iron out and resolve problems with the members who resigned but that did not happen.
Even preschoolers enjoy seeing the fruits of their labor. That was certainly the case at Episcopal Day School where preschool students got their hands on the handwarmers that came into the school as result of the school’s donation drive for Operation Hand-Warmer.
That’s why Positively Augusta is working to bring awareness to the disease through the U Walk. The U in U Walk represents their goal to get all HIV patients to undetectable status. The walk is this Saturday at the Laney Walker Stadium and starts at 11.
The Aiken County Board of Education is holding elections Tuesday, Dec. 10, to replace the three board members from districts 7, 8 and 9 who resigned in Sept. after the resignation of Superintendent Sean Alford.
The Aiken County Sheriff’s Office arrested a suspect Wednesday, Dec. 4, in connection to a late Oct. incident where shots were fired in Beech Island. The Sheriff’s Office is now asking for information that would lead to the location of two more suspects.