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  Augusta commissioners tour movie set at old Walton Way jail

Dr. Mac Bowman Horizon Foundation hosts Golf Open

  King of the Cage comes back to CSRA

It’s a Halloween miracle: My Chemical Romance announces reunion show

UPDATE: Columbia County Fair opening Friday, Nov. 1

Travel company offering free flights to the Caribbean for Nurses

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  Columbia County Fair set to open Halloween if weather permits

Thriller at the Miller: Augusta’s funky masquerade

Jeers for Harvey Weinstein at NYC actors showcase

Guy at Tool concert asks Eddie Van Halen to take his picture; he has no idea who it is

Burger King debuts ‘Ghost Whopper’ with white, cheddar-infused buns

Quiet Riot drummer reveals stage 4 cancer diagnosis

Vinyl records expected to outsell CDs in 2019 for the first time since 1980s

The co-owner of Roundabout Music Company said many people from various generations visit her store to buy old records.

Halloween Family Festival coming to Augusta Common

Augusta Georgia Recreation & Parks announced that Augusta Common will be the site of an exciting event celebrating Halloween.

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.

  South Carolina man shot in head recovers with help from painted piano from Jessye Norman School of the Arts

Weeks into Ray's recovery, he surprised the staff at Doctors Hospital by tickling the ivories in between rehab sessions. On a painted piano from the Jessye Norman School of the Arts.

  MasterChef casting for Season 11

  Neighbors remember opera icon Jessye Norman as a gifted singer, pianist

  Grovetown dairy farm celebrates ten years of corn mazes

Homegoing service for legend Jessye Norman to be held in Augusta

Viral Pro Wrestling hosting Trick-or-Trauma event

Ellen DeGeneres stands up to Twitter mob, defends appearing with ‘friend’ George W. Bush

Eagles announce ‘Hotel California’ tour with orchestra and choir

The band will perform the 1976 Grammy-winning album from “beginning to end."

.38 Special and Lynyrd Skynyrd bassist Larry Junstrom dies at 70

Larry Junstrom helped found Lynyrd Skynyrd before joining .38 Special.

Face Swap with SmackDown superstars

Get ready for the FOX premier of SmackDown by becoming a SmackDown superstar!

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!

Wedding crasher Rod Stewart sings at couple’s Las Vegas nuptials

A British couple got a big surprise during their Las Vegas wedding this week when Rock & Roll Hall of Fame singer Rod Stewart showed up unannounced at the ceremony at Caesars Palace.

  Westobou Festival kicks off with a party

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

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

The Garden City Project Mural

  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.

  Augusta preps for 12th annual Westobou Festival

Augusta preps for Westobou Festival

  Opera superstar Jessye Norman dies at age 74

Opera superstar Jessye Norman dies at age 74

Jessye Norman, international opera star, dead at 74

Jessye Norman died Monday morning from septic shock and multi-organ failure secondary to complications of a spinal cord injury she had sustained in 2015.

Metallica’s James Hetfield enters rehab; tour dates canceled

Three of the heavy metal band's members posted a statement on Twitter Friday announcing the decision and apologizing to fans.

Third man charged with drug counts in Mac Miller’s death

Court documents show Stephen Walter is suspected of selling counterfeit oxycodone pills laced with fentanyl that Miller possessed before he died last September.

  UPDATE: Street closings for 39th annual Arts in the Heart Festival

There will be roads closed beginning Monday, Sept. 16. and they will remain closed until the end of the event on Sept. 22.

Fort Gordon hosting Law Enforcement National Night Out 2019

Fort Gordon is hosting Law Enforement National Night Out on Saturday, Sept. 21.

Arts in the Heart festival offers its first-ever festival mobile phone application

Want the latest information about Arts in the Heart? There’s an app for that.

Singer Eddie Money dies of esophageal cancer at 70

The 70-year-old whose real name is Edward Mahoney recently had learned that his cancer had spread to his liver and lymph nodes.

  Get ready for some fun in the mud: Fort Gordon’s Marine Mud Challenge is Saturday!

Fort Gordon Marines did a practice run today

Downtown Augusta’s Miller Theater hosts Rumours, a Fleetwood Mac Tribute on Thursday

Doors open at 8 p.m. Thursday night

  Dave & Buster’s may be coming to Augusta

A sign on a property on Cabela Drive shows the company is working to get an alcohol license.

Country singer Kylie Rae Harris dies in New Mexico crash

Kylie Rae Harris was on her way to Taos when the crash happened Wednesday night along State Road 522. She was scheduled to take the stage Thursday afternoon at the annual Big Barn Dance Music Festival.

  Two artists unveil potential Gateway sculptures

A million dollars is set aside for this project from SPLOST 7 funds. The project started 18 months ago.

Tony Award Winner Audra McDonald to attend Jessye Norman School of Arts annual benefit concert

The Jessye Norman School of Arts will hold their annual benefit concert on Sunday, Oct. 13.

Disney announces EPCOT overhaul

The theme park is undergoing "the biggest transformation of any park we've ever accomplished," said Bob Chapek, Disney's chairman of parks, experiences and products.

Singer Eddie Money says he has stage 4 esophageal cancer

The 70-year-old whose real name is Edward Mahoney learned that the disease had spread to his liver and lymph nodes.

  Special prosecutor named to look into Jussie Smollett case

Cook County Judge Michael Toomin's appointment of former U.S. attorney Dan Webb raises the possibility that the special prosecutor could bring new charges against the former "Empire" actor.

  Viral Pro Wrestling gets rough and rowdy at Augusta show

Viral Pro Wrestling hosts “Mikey Galeno’s Summer of Quack” Saturday, Aug. 24.

Six Flags Over Georgia hosts Annual Military Appreciation Weekend

Six Flags Over Georgia will host their Annual Military Appreciation Weekend on Aug. 24 and 25.

Riverside Village Park and Amphitheater is underway in North Augusta

A new park and amphitheater are in the works for North Augusta after the city approved funding for Riverside Village Park on Monday.

Taylor Swift says she plans to re-record her old songs

Swift said she plans to re-record her songs after her catalog was purchased by popular music manager Scooter Braun.

Sign language interpreter steals show from rapper Twista

Amber Galloway Gallego has some lightning-fast moves to go along with the rapper’s high-speed lyrics.

Elton John slams media for criticizing Harry, Meghan over private jet use

Elton John took to social media to slam stories that suggested that Prince Harry and Meghan were hypocritical for accepting jet travel despite their devotion to eco-causes.

Adorable photo shows group of service dogs attending ‘Billy Elliot’ theater production in Canada

The service dogs were in training to help their handlers navigate a theater.

‘Easy Rider’ star and writer Peter Fonda dies at age 79

Actor Peter Fonda, the son of a Hollywood legend who became a movie star in his own right after both writing and starring in the counter-culture classic "Easy Rider," has died.

  Black Cat Picture Show entertains for 5th year

The Black Cat Picture Show is in it's 5th year.

Women: Opera’s Domingo abused power to sexually harass them

Eight singers and a dancer have told the AP that they were sexually harassed by the long-married, Spanish-born superstar in encounters that took place over three decades beginning in the late 1980s, at venues that included opera companies where he held top managerial positions.

White Sox, Yankees to play at ‘Field of Dreams’ in 2020

The Chicago White Sox will play the New York Yankees next summer at the site in eastern Iowa where the movie "Field of Dreams" was filmed.

Hiker scares away mountain lion with Metallica

Dee Gallant was out hiking late last month when she “felt a funny feeling.” She turned around to find a big cat stalking her and her dog Murphy.

Towering Broadway director and producer Hal Prince dead

Prince pushed the boundaries of musical theater with such groundbreaking shows as "The Phantom of the Opera," ''Cabaret," ''Company" and "Sweeney Todd." He won 21 Tony Awards,

Elton John marks nearly 3 decades of sobriety

The artist is nearly 30 years sober. He posted a picture of his Alcoholics Anonymous sobriety coin to social media.

Lil Nas X sets new Billboard record for most weeks at No.1

Lil Nas X sets a record this week as his country-trap song spends its 17th week on top of the Hot 100 chart.

  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

Rutger Hauer, known for ‘Blade Runner,’ ‘The Hitcher’ and ‘Ladyhawke,' dead at 75

The Dutch actor died at his home in the Netherlands.

  Watch: Billy Joel invites blind, 14-year-old pianist to join him on Madison Square Garden stage

Ahead of his July 11 concert at The Garden, the pop star invited Logan on stage to play his piano.

Rock ‘n’ roll: Heavy metal fans help man in wheelchair crowd surf

Metal fans at Spain’s Resurrection Fest showed their compassion and inclusive-partying spirit last weekend, hoisting a man in a wheelchair into the air so he could crowd surf.

  Faith transforms Augusta singer into BET Sunday Best finalist

Right now you can watch a local woman showcase her pipes on the 9th season of BET's Sunday Best. FOX 54's Jasmine Anderson talked to Augusta's own Tiffani Moore, a local gospel singer, mother and contestant competing for a national recording contract, cash prize and the title of 'Sunday Best'.

  Filming for ‘Tulsa’ movie at Garrett Elementary School

The upcoming movie, “Tulsa” filmed scenes at Garrett Elementary School Wednesday. The movie will continue to shoot at various locations around Augusta over the next few weeks.

  Terry Crews looking to be cast as King Triton in live action “Little Mermaid”

Actor Terry Crews took to Twitter to campaign himself for the role of King Triton in the remake of "The Little Mermaid" after African-American singer Halle Bailey was announced to star as Ariel.

Garth Brooks announces ‘Dive Bar’ tour. Anyone surprised?

Garth Brooks announced a surprise, seven-city “Dive Bar” tour this week. It’s inspired by his new song with Blake Shelton of the same name.

  Martinez native has role on Stranger Things season 3

Netflix Original series “Stranger Things” is back with season 3 and one actor you’ll see in the show is from the CSRA.

Carrie Underwood’s baby loves her singing. Dad’s, not so much

Jacob Bryan, the 5-month-old baby of singer Carrie Underwood and former NHL player Mike Fisher, clearly prefers one parent to the other when it comes to singing.

Topgolf coming to Augusta, commissioner says

Golfing, a venue, sports bar and restaurant all under one roof -Topgolf is coming to Augusta.

Full Tilt: Local musician lands record deal with Sony

Stars like James Brown, 2 members of Lady Antebellum, actor Hulk Hogan, and more all call Augusta home. A local rap artist just signed a major record deal and hopes to become a major artist in the industry.

  ‘Hunger Games’ prequel novel coming in 2020

A decade after seemingly wrapping up "The Hunger Games," Suzanne Collins is bringing readers back to Panem.