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Centennial of iconic bridge cues renovation

Downtown Augusta’s Archi­bald W. Butt Memorial Bridge is not just another historic landmark. It tickles tummies with its steep arch and captivates motorists with its gilded ...  Visit website

Woman must do rehab program for latest DUI arrest

An Augusta woman repeatedly charged with driving under the influence with her children in the vehicle must complete an in-custody rehab program. On Monday in Richmond ...

Woman burned in April 4 fire dies

A woman severely burned in a Crawfordville Drive fire on April 4 died Monday morning, Chief Deputy Coroner Kenneth Boose said. Police were first called to ...

Aiken street closed for accident reconstruction Wednesday

The Aiken Department of Public Safety’s Accident Reconstruction Team will be mapping a traffic collision in the southbound lane of Laurens Street between Hampton and ...

Thurmond Lake should be full pool for summer season

Water levels at Thurmond Lake should keep water skiers, fishermen and property owners smiling for the remainder of spring and into the summer recreational season. The ...

Man dies from March wreck injuries

Police said Monday an Augusta man has died as a result of injuries from a March wreck. Chief Deputy Coroner Kenneth Boose said John Burroughs, ...

Argument leads to fatal shooting

Police said a 24-year-old was killed Sunday after an argument over money owed for marijuana. Jackson Police Chief Dennis Rushton said police were called about 7:30 ...

3 dead in Ga. restaurant shooting

Authorities believe a 46-year-old Franklin County man killed the owner of a German-style restaurant on Lake Hartwell on Sunday before abducting and killing his ex-wife ...

Many arrested over weekend on meth charges

At least seven people have been charged with methamphetamine over the weekend in three unrelated incidents. On Saturday three people were charged after police discovered a ...

Man killed in Waynesboro shooting

A 26-year-old man was killed and another person was wounded in a shooting early Monday in Waynesboro. Burke County Coroner Susan Salemi said police were called ...

Graniteville school locked down as authorities seek possible bank robber

A middle school is on lockdown after a reported bank robbery in Graniteville this morning. Aiken County sheriff’s Capt. Eric Abdullah said investigators are at Security ...

Motorcycle wreck kills Georgia judge

BLUE RIDGE, Ga. — A sheriff says a north Georgia judge was killed in a crash while riding a motorcycle. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports ...

Year has been dry so far, but rain is coming

Augusta has been drier than normal so far this year, the National Weather Service says. But Meteorologist Leonard Vaughn says don’t lose hope. “Don’t wash ...

4 teens struck on Richmond County roads since Thursday

  Four teens have been hit by vehicles on Richmond County roads in less than a week, and two have died as a result of their ...

Total lunar eclipse will arrive in wee hours Tuesday

Augusta sky-watchers, prepare for a rare event. For the first time since 2011, a total lunar eclipse will arrive Tuesday morning, turning the moon red. “The ...

Sales tax funds fall short for road, drainage work

Fifty-million dollars from the next special purpose local option sales tax won’t go very far toward repairing Augusta’s aging roads and drainage system. Engineering Director Abie ...

2 arrested, charged with firing guns outside bar

Two Hephzibah men were arrested early Sunday and charged with firing several shots outside an Augusta night club. Bryan DeShawn Dilworth, 21, of Woodcock Drive, and ...

One day only: Google Glass goes on sale next week

Image courtesy of Digital Trends By Trevor MoggProvided by In the clearest indication yet that Google is close to a full-blown commercial launch of its face-based ...

Richmond Co. Deputies investigate fatal accident

AUGUSTA, GA (WFXG) - Richmond County Sheriff's Deputies are investigating a fatal accident involving a pedestrian.Deputies responded to a report of a suspicious person flagging down ...

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