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  • Neighbor describes alleged 15-year-old confessing murder to his grandson

    Neighbor describes alleged 15-year-old confessing murder to his grandson

    Monday, August 20 2018 10:51 PM EDT2018-08-21 02:51:05 GMT

    We're learning new information about 15-year-old Brad Bishop, who investigators say shot and killed his 61-year-old legal guardian and grandfather Victor Perkins.

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    We're learning new information about 15-year-old Brad Bishop, who investigators say shot and killed his 61-year-old legal guardian and grandfather Victor Perkins.

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  • 9th grade Lincoln County student charged after making gun threat

    9th grade Lincoln County student charged after making gun threat

    Monday, August 20 2018 7:58 PM EDT2018-08-20 23:58:07 GMT
    Lincoln County High School student arrested for making gun threatLincoln County High School student arrested for making gun threat

    A robocall from the director of Lincoln County Emergency Services went out to Lincoln County parents at around 11:30 Monday morning informing them that a 9th-grade student had made a threat to bring a gun to school.

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    A robocall from the director of Lincoln County Emergency Services went out to Lincoln County parents at around 11:30 Monday morning informing them that a 9th-grade student had made a threat to bring a gun to school.

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  • Update: Suspect charged in Hephzibah murder

    Update: Suspect charged in Hephzibah murder

    Monday, August 20 2018 10:14 PM EDT2018-08-21 02:14:11 GMT
    Dewey Brown (source: Richmond County Sheriff's Office)Dewey Brown (source: Richmond County Sheriff's Office)

    The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is investigating a homicide in Hephzibah. The sheriff's office was called out to the 1400 block of Hehzibah McBean Rd. shortly before 2 p.m. Monday. When they arrived, deputies found two men in the midst of a physical altercation.

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    The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is investigating a homicide in Hephzibah. The sheriff's office was called out to the 1400 block of Hehzibah McBean Rd. shortly before 2 p.m. Monday. When they arrived, deputies found two men in the midst of a physical altercation.

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  • Suspect in deadly North Augusta hit-and-run that killed toddler denied bond

    Suspect in deadly North Augusta hit-and-run that killed toddler denied bond

    Monday, August 20 2018 8:22 PM EDT2018-08-21 00:22:30 GMT
    Dillon Hapner (source: Aiken County Detention Center)Dillon Hapner (source: Aiken County Detention Center)
    Dillon Hapner (source: Aiken County Detention Center)Dillon Hapner (source: Aiken County Detention Center)

    An Aiken County man is in custody after witnesses say he ran over a toddler at a North Augusta apartment complex. According to an incident report from North Augusta Public Safety, officers were called out to Conifer Ct. Saturday night for reports that a child had been hit by a vehicle.

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    An Aiken County man is in custody after witnesses say he ran over a toddler at a North Augusta apartment complex. According to an incident report from North Augusta Public Safety, officers were called out to Conifer Ct. Saturday night for reports that a child had been hit by a vehicle.

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  • Meet Our Staff

    Meet Our Staff

    Here, you will find a list of WFXG FOX 54's leadership team and various ways to contact them.

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    Here, you will find a list of WFXG FOX 54's leadership team and various ways to contact them.

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  • 'Smile better': Hotel manager grabs employee by her face

    'Smile better': Hotel manager grabs employee by her face

    Monday, August 20 2018 5:52 AM EDT2018-08-20 09:52:53 GMT

    Alexandra McMillin had just started her shift behind the front desk at a Comfort Inn in Newport, OR, in late May when Charles Cummings grabbed her by the chin.

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    Alexandra McMillin had just started her shift behind the front desk at a Comfort Inn in Newport, OR, in late May when Charles Cummings grabbed her by the chin.

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  • Woman beaten, held at gunpoint by intruder looking for drugs

    Woman beaten, held at gunpoint by intruder looking for drugs

    Monday, August 20 2018 12:49 AM EDT2018-08-20 04:49:18 GMT
    Kim Wiening, 52, says she's afraid to go outside following the incident. (Source: Kim Wiening/WBND/CNN)Kim Wiening, 52, says she's afraid to go outside following the incident. (Source: Kim Wiening/WBND/CNN)

    The victim is urging people to be aware when picking up their prescriptions, as she believes the assailant may have followed her home from the drug store.

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    The victim is urging people to be aware when picking up their prescriptions, as she believes the assailant may have followed her home from the drug store.

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  • Aiken County teachers receive 2% pay increase

    Aiken County teachers receive 2% pay increase

    Monday, August 20 2018 10:38 AM EDT2018-08-20 14:38:17 GMT
    Aiken County School recieves 2% pay increase (Source: WFXG)Aiken County School recieves 2% pay increase (Source: WFXG)

    As students return to class, teachers and staff will be seeing bigger paychecks. State representatives say one of the biggest issues facing education in South Carolina is teacher salaries; many believe it is important to pay teachers for what they do.

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    As students return to class, teachers and staff will be seeing bigger paychecks. State representatives say one of the biggest issues facing education in South Carolina is teacher salaries; many believe it is important to pay teachers for what they do.

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  • Arrest made in Thomson double-murder

    Arrest made in Thomson double-murder

    Monday, August 20 2018 6:44 PM EDT2018-08-20 22:44:40 GMT
    Chet Kent (source: McDuffie County Sheriff's Office)Chet Kent (source: McDuffie County Sheriff's Office)
    Chet Kent (source: McDuffie County Sheriff's Office)Chet Kent (source: McDuffie County Sheriff's Office)

    A suspect has been arrested in connection with the murder of two people in Thomson back in March. On Mar. 13, the McDuffie County Sheriff's Office and GBI began investigating the deaths of Kenyetta Germany and Cheri Stone.

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    A suspect has been arrested in connection with the murder of two people in Thomson back in March. On Mar. 13, the McDuffie County Sheriff's Office and GBI began investigating the deaths of Kenyetta Germany and Cheri Stone.

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    Is the form of advertising you are currently using really working for your business? Do you know how to measure the results of your advertising? If the answer is, 'Not really,' then it's time to make a call!

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  • Have you ever cheated? It could end up online!

    Have you ever cheated? It could end up online

    Have you ever cheated? Perhaps on a spouse or your significant other? If the answer is yes, there's a chance millions already know the story thanks to a few websites that expose alleged cheaters.
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    Have you ever cheated? Perhaps on a spouse or your significant other? If the answer is yes, there's a chance millions already know the story thanks to a few websites that expose alleged cheaters.More >>
  • Murdered mother, Andrya DeGhelder, laid to rest Saturday

    Murdered mother, Andrya DeGhelder, laid to rest Saturday

    Monday, August 20 2018 5:17 AM EDT2018-08-20 09:17:13 GMT

    The thirty-nine-year-old Grovetown mother killed in her own home was laid to rest Saturday. Andrya DeGhelder's funeral was this afternoon in her hometown of Salisbury, Missouri.  Last month, Columbia county deputies found her body in a dumpster a week after she went missing.  The Columbia County Sheriff's Office says it is a homicide. Right now, authorities need your tips to help bring justice to her family.  A Memorial Fund has been set up at the Merchant's and Farm...

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    The thirty-nine-year-old Grovetown mother killed in her own home was laid to rest Saturday. Andrya DeGhelder's funeral was this afternoon in her hometown of Salisbury, Missouri.  Last month, Columbia county deputies found her body in a dumpster a week after she went missing.  The Columbia County Sheriff's Office says it is a homicide. Right now, authorities need your tips to help bring justice to her family.  A Memorial Fund has been set up at the Merchant's and Farm...

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  • Vehicle fire slows traffic on Washington Rd. in Columbia County

    Vehicle fire slows traffic on Washington Rd. in Columbia County

    Monday, August 20 2018 2:41 PM EDT2018-08-20 18:41:36 GMT
    Scene of vehicle fire on Washington Rd. in Columbia County 8/20/18 (source: Columbia County Sheriff's Office / Facebook)Scene of vehicle fire on Washington Rd. in Columbia County 8/20/18 (source: Columbia County Sheriff's Office / Facebook)

    Traffic on Washington Rd. in Columbia County is slowed due to a vehicle fire. According to dispatch, both directions of Washington Rd. near Gibbs Rd. are down to one lane. A truck pulling a trailer carrying tractors caught fire shortly after 2 p.m.

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    Traffic on Washington Rd. in Columbia County is slowed due to a vehicle fire. According to dispatch, both directions of Washington Rd. near Gibbs Rd. are down to one lane. A truck pulling a trailer carrying tractors caught fire shortly after 2 p.m.

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  • Joshua Jones pleads guilty to murder of Aiken officer

    Joshua Jones pleads guilty to murder of Aiken officer

    Joshua Jones pleaded guilty Monday to murdering an Aiken Public Safety officer in 2012.  A judge sentenced Jones to life without parole for the killing of Cpl. Sandra Rogers.
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    Joshua Jones pleaded guilty Monday to murdering an Aiken Public Safety officer in 2012.  A judge sentenced Jones to life without parole for the killing of Cpl. Sandra Rogers. More >>
  • Augusta Receives Walt Disney Grant

    Augusta Receives Walt Disney Grant

    Thursday, July 12 2018 1:54 PM EDT2018-07-12 17:54:30 GMT
    Augusta Recreation and Parks (source: WFXG)Augusta Recreation and Parks (source: WFXG)

    Augusta’s Recreation and Parks Department has been selected to receive a $30,000 play space grant from The Walt Disney Company in support of the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA).

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    Augusta’s Recreation and Parks Department has been selected to receive a $30,000 play space grant from The Walt Disney Company in support of the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA).

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  • Georgia lawmaker to resign after bizarre television appearance

    Georgia lawmaker to resign after bizarre television appearance

    Monday, July 23 2018 4:52 AM EDT2018-07-23 08:52:38 GMT
    Wednesday, July 25 2018 4:45 AM EDT2018-07-25 08:45:24 GMT
    Source: ShowtimeSource: Showtime

    Georgia representative Jason Spencer will resign his position at the end of the month after a bizarre appearance on a cable television show on Sunday.

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    Georgia representative Jason Spencer will resign his position at the end of the month after a bizarre appearance on a cable television show on Sunday.

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  • Mixed feelings and strong words mark SCANA shareholder meeting to approve merger

    Mixed feelings and strong words mark SCANA shareholder meeting to approve merger

    Wednesday, August 1 2018 5:45 AM EDT2018-08-01 09:45:17 GMT
    (Source: Dominion Energy/Twitter)(Source: Dominion Energy/Twitter)
    (Source: Dominion Energy/Twitter)(Source: Dominion Energy/Twitter)

    During a shareholder call on Tuesday, SCANA shareholders voted to approve the potential merger between them and Dominion Energy, the company poised to by the South Carolina utility in the first steps of the merger process. 

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    During a shareholder call on Tuesday, SCANA shareholders voted to approve the potential merger between them and Dominion Energy, the company poised to by the South Carolina utility in the first steps of the merger process. 

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  • White House called toxins contamination 'PR nightmare'

    White House called toxins contamination 'PR nightmare'

    Monday, August 13 2018 1:38 AM EDT2018-08-13 05:38:00 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 8:00 PM EDT2018-08-18 00:00:48 GMT
    Officials are demanding that the EPA act quickly to clean up local water systems testing positive for dangerous levels of PFAS. (Source: Raycom Media)Officials are demanding that the EPA act quickly to clean up local water systems testing positive for dangerous levels of PFAS. (Source: Raycom Media)

    Officials are demanding that the EPA act quickly to clean up local water systems testing positive for dangerous levels of chemicals used in nonstick cookware, fast-food wrappers and much more.

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    Officials are demanding that the EPA act quickly to clean up local water systems testing positive for dangerous levels of chemicals used in nonstick cookware, fast-food wrappers and much more.

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