Presidential Candidate Senator Bernie Sanders campaigns in Augusta

Senator Bernie Sanders took the stage for his 2020 presidential campaign right here in Richmond County.

  Classroom fight leaves teacher on paid administration leave, investigation underway

Shooting near Dogwood Trace Apartments leaves two injured

  House approves sweeping bill to expand gay rights

‘Shocking’: Ohio State doc abused 177, officials were aware

The Columbia County Sheriff’s Office needs help identifying a fraud suspect

  Man who murdered his wife outside War Veterans Nursing Home sentenced to life

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Update on Wrightsboro Rd. construction

State reps meet with Richmond County leaders to discuss state oversight of Augusta Regional Airport

  Boy burned while handling lime juice because of skin condition

Future uncertain for Augusta strip clubs after long time owner died

  Mick Jagger back with Rolling Stones after illness to start North American tour

Inmate found dead at Charles B. Webster Detention Center identified

Richmond County Sheriff Richard Roundtree confirmed with FOX 54 that an inmate at the Charles B. Webster Detention Center was found dead.

18-wheeler and pick-up truck collide on Appling Harlem Rd. at I-20 East

At least one person was injured in an accident Thursday morning involving an 18-wheeler and a pick-up truck on Appling Harlem Road at the entrance ramp to I-20 East.

UPDATE: One man dead after Wrightsboro Rd. shooting

According to the Richmond County Coroner’s Office, 28-year-old Deon Wright was shot at least one time in the 3200 block of Wrightsboro Road Wednesday around 8:35 p.m. Wednesday.

Venue changed for Bernie Sanders Augusta town hall

Sen. Bernie Sanders will be making stops in Denmark and Augusta Saturday as part of a visit to several Southern states this week.

Alabama Governor signs controversial abortion ban into law

Augusta man wanted for aggravated assault

Columbia County 14-year-old student charged with making threats

Texas woman found guilty after stealing money from Augusta attorney

UPDATE: Augusta missing man FOUND

VA serial killer did not work for Augusta carnival company

In a press release, Drew Exposition stated that James Wright was not and has never been an employee of James H. Drew, Drew Exposition, nor any associated companies.

UPDATE: Investigation into Historic Pullman Hall fire

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.

Blue Star Memorial Marker Dedication held at Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center Fisher House

Today a Blue Star Memorial Marker Dedication was held by the Augusta Council of Garden Clubs, the Garden Club of Georgia, and Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center Fisher House.

UPDATE: Man wanted for aggravated child molestation and incest is in custody

The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s assistance in locating a wanted man.

Columbia County juvenile missing

The Columbia County Sheriff’s Office is asking the public to be on the lookout for a 16-year-old girl.

Red Cross facing blood shortage; in need of donors

The American Red Cross has a critical shortage of type O blood and urges eligible donors to give now to help patients facing trauma and other life-threatening situations.

GA governor delays trip to promote state’s film industry

Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp has delayed an annual trip to Los Angeles to promote Georgia's film industry as movie executives, producers and actors criticize the state's new abortion ban.

Columbia County Board of Education tentatively approves new budget

Raises could be on the horizon for Columbia County School District employees.

Outrage over Grovetown High student’s controversial yearbook quote

A Grovetown high school senior’s yearbook quote about Jesus sparking outrage with the school’s administration.

  Comedy actor Tim Conway dies at age 85

Conway won several Emmy Awards and a Golden Globe for his work. In 1989, he was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

  Historic Pullman Hall burns

Historic Pullman Hall in Augusta is on fire.

Man wanted for questioning in Richmond County

The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the identity of a man wanted for questioning.

Georgia Insurance Commissioner indicted

Georgia’s Insurance and Safety Fire commissioner Jim Beck was indicted on 38 counts of fraud, along with embezzlement of over $2 million dollars.

2020 Masters Ticket lottery application now open

The 2020 Masters Ticket lottery application is now open.

UPDATE: Man dead after early morning house fire in Warrenton

Crews were called out around 6 a.m. Tuesday morning to a fire in the 3600 block of Ansley road in Warrenton.

Mr. Ratburn from ‘Arthur’ comes out as gay and gets married on season premiere of PBS Kids show

The 22nd season of the PBS show kicks off with a memorable episode.

  Disney takes over Hulu in deal with Comcast

Disney may bundle Hulu with its upcoming kids-focused streaming service, Disney Plus, and its sports service, ESPN Plus, executives said last week.

Statewide Hepatitis A outbreak declared in South Carolina

Hepatitis A is a contagious liver infection caused by a virus that is typically transmitted through person-to-person contact with someone who has the infection or through eating or drinking food or water contaminated by an infected person.

Gas prices down in Georgia

Filling up your tank is getting a little less pricy. Gas prices have gone down four cents, according to AAA.

Richmond County looking at options on new voting systems

A selection committee is looking at vendors and voting systems to choose who will supply that new service to be used by Richmond County voters. Several vendors have already submitted a request for purchase.

Richmond County polling locations under scrutiny

Two Richmond County polling locations are under scrutiny. The Richmond County Board of Elections working to see if they meet the needs of voters.

Project Freedom Ride saves almost 30 more dogs

28 dogs are headed up north from Augusta Animal Services to find their forever homes, thanks to Project Freedom Ride.

Rescheduled Rumble on the River doesn’t stop fans from coming out

After being postponed due to weather, 5 fights had to be cancelled. Four local fighters were still able to show out for their hometown.

Van crashes into empty building in Thomson

Police in Thomson are investigating into what caused a van to crash into an empty storefront in the city.

Injuries reported in tractor trailer vs SUV crash in Evans

The Columbia County Sheriff’s Office has been called out to the scene of a crash involving a tractor trailer and an SUV in Evans.

Former US President Jimmy Carter has surgery for broken hip

Former President Jimmy Carter underwent surgery at a medical center in Americus, Georgia.

Augusta firefighter on administrative leave after murder arrest

Charles Sconyers, the Augusta firefighter arrested for the murder of a 2-year-old boy in Columbia County, has been placed on administrative leave.

  Bingo brings people together on Mother’s Day Weekend

Motherhood and maternal connections - center stage each May for Mothers day.As Fox 54's Jasmine Anderson reports, some bonds aren't created by blood, but with bingo.

SLED investigating officer-involved shooting in Johnston

The South Carolina Law Enforcement Division is investigating an officer-involved shooting that happened in the town of Johnston, SC.

  Locals respond to CDC warning to stop washing chicken

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

UPDATE: Missing Graniteville man killed

The Aiken County Sheriff’s Office tells FOX 54 that a missing person investigation is now a death investigation with two people wanted in connection.

UPDATE: Man dies from gunshot wound in Warrenton

One person shot in Warren County, Georgia

  Watching Your Wallet: Spring housing market secrets revealed

Want to get top dollar for your home this spring? Or are you looking to buy your first home? NerdWallet gives tips for those on both sides of the equation.

  Camp Lakeside summer camp coming soon to the YMCA

The Family YMCA of Greater Augusta stopped by the FOX 54 News Now morning show Monday to talk about upcoming summer camps.

UPDATE: 19-year-old accused of throwing man from moving vehicle after shooting has been captured

Ricky Creech was captured Sunday night on charges of murder and possession of a weapon during commission of a violent crime. He is accused of shooting and killing 36-year-old Jonathan M. Cochran.

Fort Gordon marks annual Tribute to the Fallen run

Marines, Navy, and other military will run around Barton Field, 24 hours per day for 10 days, to honor the more than 1,500 Marines and Navy personnel who have lost their lives in the Middle East.

Rain-postponed Rumble on the River, King of the Cage rescheduled

Much anticipated Rumble on the River, King of the Cage is rescheduled for Monday night (May 13).

Environmental Protection Agency responds to mercury spill at Richmond County home

The EPA’s on-scene coordinator said this incident did not put the public at risk.

Rain delays King of the Cage, Rumble on the River at SRP Park

All five local fighters taking to the ring in the first seven fights.

  Breast cancer patients, survivors and their supporters swarm the streets at Augusta’s 3rd annual Sista Strut

This annual event celebrates survivors and honors those who lost their battle with breast cancer.

  Local doctors teach first responders resilience training

Local doctors talked with first responders about ways to cope and thrive in their unpredictable field of work.

  Fighters pass weigh-in, ready to rumble Saturday night

24 fighters from all over the U.S. have trained hard for the evening, and it all came down to one moment on Friday afternoon: the weigh-in.

  Augusta fashion show event aims to raise awareness about mental illnesses

A couple of women in Georgia put together a fashion show and expo to help people in the Augusta community open up about mental health.

  New downtown store opens for locals and visitors alike

Augusta Convention & Visitors Bureau had an official ribbon cutting Friday, for their new space, Augusta & Co.

  Man arrested for murder of 2-year-old Columbia County boy

A man has been arrested for the murder of a 2-year-old boy in Columbia County.

  Overturned tractor trailer in Aiken County

An overturned tractor trailer is causing traffic backups in Aiken County.

No Archie in the top 10 US baby names, but Meghan is rising fast

If you've named your child Emma or Liam, you're not alone.

UPDATE: Tanya Tripp trial postponed

An Augusta mother who is charged with second-degree murder in the death of her then 16-year-old daughter Latania Janell Carwell trial is now postponed.

  Golden Harvest participates in Stamp Out Hunger food drive

The Golden Harvest food bank will host it’s annual Stamp Out Hunger food drive Saturday, May 11.

Crash in Aiken County claims life of pedestrian

The Aiken County Coroner’s Office along with the South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating a vehicle crash that claimed the life of a pedestrian.

Dam repairs cause low water levels in Savannah River

If you visit or live near the Savannah River in Evans, you may have noticed the fluctuating water levels.

Three students win Ryan Clark Scholarship and Community Service Award

The scholarship fund and award were created after Ryan passed in the 2007 Virginia Tech shooting.

Man killed while working on tractor trailer in Wrens

A man was killed Thursday afternoon while working on a tractor trailer in Wrens.

  Invest Augusta connects the community to people shaping Cyber City’s footprint

Invest Augusta helps develop and promote entrepreneurship and economic development in the greater Augusta,GA area. The Invest Augusta Conference showcases the companies, investors and business leaders who are making it happen, according to its website.

City of Aiken appoints new Director of Engineering and Utilities

The new director is Mike Przybylowicz.

Missing Texas girl: Police find car that stepfather reported stolen

A woman spotted the gray Nissan Altima in a Missouri City parking lot and reported it to police, Houston police Detective Kenneth Fregia said during a news conference. He said the car was found unlocked and didn't appear to be damaged, and that detectives would go over it "with a fine-toothed comb."

  Water boil advisory for parts of South Carolina

Water should be boiled for at least one full minute before drinking or consuming, until further notice.