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  • Logging truck collision causes backup on Hwy 17 in Wilkes Co.

    Logging truck collision causes backup on Hwy 17 in Wilkes Co.

    Wednesday, June 28 2017 5:06 PM EDT2017-06-28 21:06:35 GMT
    Overturned logging truck on Hwy 17 in Wilkes County 6/28/17 (viewer-submitted photo)Overturned logging truck on Hwy 17 in Wilkes County 6/28/17 (viewer-submitted photo)

    A portion of Highway 17 in Wilkes County was down to one lane Wednesday morning after a head-on collision between a logging truck and a tractor trailer. According to Georgia State Patrol, the crash happened at around 7:08 a.m. just north of McDuffie County.

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    A portion of Highway 17 in Wilkes County was down to one lane Wednesday morning after a head-on collision between a logging truck and a tractor trailer. According to Georgia State Patrol, the crash happened at around 7:08 a.m. just north of McDuffie County.

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  • Fort Gordon issues “all-clear” moments after lockdown

    Fort Gordon issues “all-clear” moments after lockdown

    Thursday, June 29 2017 7:46 AM EDT2017-06-29 11:46:16 GMT
    Fort Gordon (WXFG)Fort Gordon (WXFG)

    As soon as law enforcement officials arrived, they were able to clear the scene.

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    As soon as law enforcement officials arrived, they were able to clear the scene.

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  • VIDEO: Pregnant woman runs over alleged purse thief

    VIDEO: Pregnant woman runs over alleged purse thief

    Thursday, June 29 2017 4:13 AM EDT2017-06-29 08:13:08 GMT
    Thursday, June 29 2017 4:13 AM EDT2017-06-29 08:13:08 GMT

    The woman is facing a misdemeanor assault charge.

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    The woman is facing a misdemeanor assault charge.

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  • UPDATE: Armed robbery suspect shoots cashier; description released

    UPDATE: Armed robbery suspect shoots cashier; description released

    Wednesday, June 28 2017 9:52 AM EDT2017-06-28 13:52:01 GMT
    Unidentified armed robber; Source: Richmond County Sheriff's OfficeUnidentified armed robber; Source: Richmond County Sheriff's Office

    Richmond County police are actively searching for a suspect. The call came in at 1:46 a.m. An unidentified suspect attempted to rob the Checkers fast food restaurant located across from the old Kmart on Deans Bridge Rd. 

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    Richmond County police are actively searching for a suspect. The call came in at 1:46 a.m. An unidentified suspect attempted to rob the Checkers fast food restaurant located across from the old Kmart on Deans Bridge Rd. 

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  • Former beauty queen dies 2 years after being set on fire by ex-boyfriend

    Former beauty queen dies 2 years after being set on fire by ex-boyfriend

    Wednesday, June 28 2017 7:32 AM EDT2017-06-28 11:32:07 GMT
    Wednesday, June 28 2017 12:13 PM EDT2017-06-28 16:13:48 GMT

    Through pain, the woman fought to tell her story, advising others in abusive relationships to get help.

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    Through pain, the woman fought to tell her story, advising others in abusive relationships to get help.

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  • Crumbling Augusta shopping center has a firm foundation ahead of it

    Crumbling Augusta shopping center has a firm foundation ahead of it

    Wednesday, June 28 2017 9:02 AM EDT2017-06-28 13:02:13 GMT
    Kroger's closing gave the Central Square Shopping Center's owners the green light to rebuild; WFXG.Kroger's closing gave the Central Square Shopping Center's owners the green light to rebuild; WFXG.

    It's no secret--the Central Square Shopping Center has needed a makeover for quite some time now. The Medical College of Georgia Foundation at Augusta University owns the property, and agrees.

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    It's no secret--the Central Square Shopping Center has needed a makeover for quite some time now. The Medical College of Georgia Foundation at Augusta University owns the property, and agrees.

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  • Evicted tenant leaves dozens of tarantulas, scorpions behind

    Evicted tenant leaves dozens of tarantulas, scorpions behind

    Wednesday, June 28 2017 7:19 AM EDT2017-06-28 11:19:47 GMT
    Wednesday, June 28 2017 7:33 AM EDT2017-06-28 11:33:34 GMT

    The pets, tarantulas and scorpions, were all found in their containers, some of which still had the prices he paid for the critters.

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    The pets, tarantulas and scorpions, were all found in their containers, some of which still had the prices he paid for the critters.

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  • Tips for 1st time Homebuyers in the C-S-R-A

    Tips for 1st time Homebuyers in the C-S-R-A

    Wednesday, June 28 2017 9:21 PM EDT2017-06-29 01:21:22 GMT

    Home buyers know the decision to finally get serious about a new home means money, and lots of it. Housing experts in the C-S-R-A want to make sure you have all the information you need to make the best decision.  The Housing & Community Development office is pulling out all the stops to help you make an informed decision.  

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    Home buyers know the decision to finally get serious about a new home means money, and lots of it. Housing experts in the C-S-R-A want to make sure you have all the information you need to make the best decision.  The Housing & Community Development office is pulling out all the stops to help you make an informed decision.  

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  • 2 Strong 4 Bullies: Sachin Ganeshbabu

    2 Strong 4 Bullies: Sachin Ganeshbabu

    Thursday, May 26 2016 7:10 PM EDT2016-05-26 23:10:38 GMT
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    Bullying is common in schools all across the country, but in Columbia County Riverside Middle School has a strict "no tolerance" policy. Fox 54 spoke with one of their students, Sachin Ganeshbabu, about overcoming his experience with bullying over a medical condition that affects his legs, and the way he walks "I believe I'm pretty blessed to even have legs to walk on. Whereas, someone may not,” Ganeshbabu said. 14- year-old Ganeshbabu is starting high sch...

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    Bullying is common in schools all across the country, but in Columbia County Riverside Middle School has a strict "no tolerance" policy. Fox 54 spoke with one of their students, Sachin Ganeshbabu, about overcoming his experience with bullying over a medical condition that affects his legs, and the way he walks "I believe I'm pretty blessed to even have legs to walk on. Whereas, someone may not,” Ganeshbabu said. 14- year-old Ganeshbabu is starting high sch...

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  • Fresh Start Initiative gives you a break on that citation you've been sitting on

    Fresh Start Initiative gives you a break on that citation you've been sitting on

    Thursday, June 29 2017 6:11 AM EDT2017-06-29 10:11:50 GMT
    When employers run a background check, any unpaid citations or outstanding arrest warrants will pop up wherever you are in the country; WFXG.When employers run a background check, any unpaid citations or outstanding arrest warrants will pop up wherever you are in the country; WFXG.

    There are more than 2,900 unpaid misdemeanor warrants in Richmond County. To counter this, the sheriff's office is looking into a win-win fix: clear the book and help lift the weight of a traffic citation from your shoulders.

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    There are more than 2,900 unpaid misdemeanor warrants in Richmond County. To counter this, the sheriff's office is looking into a win-win fix: clear the book and help lift the weight of a traffic citation from your shoulders.

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  • Biggest South African airport probes possible insider crime

    Biggest South African airport probes possible insider crime

    Wednesday, June 28 2017 4:26 AM EDT2017-06-28 08:26:27 GMT
    Wednesday, June 28 2017 4:34 AM EDT2017-06-28 08:34:17 GMT
    South African authorities are investigating whether any workers at Johannesburg's main international airport have helped robbers who follow arriving travelers to their homes before mugging them.More >>
    South African authorities are investigating whether any workers at Johannesburg's main international airport have helped robbers who follow arriving travelers to their homes before mugging them.More >>
  • "Meals for Moms" program at Georgia Children's Hospital helps mothers spend more time with their babies

    "Meals for Moms" program at Georgia Children's Hospital helps mothers spend more time with their babies

    Wednesday, June 28 2017 8:27 PM EDT2017-06-29 00:27:24 GMT
    "Meals for Moms" program allowing mothers to spend more time with their babies(wfxg)"Meals for Moms" program allowing mothers to spend more time with their babies(wfxg)

    Premature babies at Georgia Children's Hospital are getting a better chance at life. A new program gives free, nutritious meals to moms every day -- allowing them to spend more time with their babies.

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    Premature babies at Georgia Children's Hospital are getting a better chance at life. A new program gives free, nutritious meals to moms every day -- allowing them to spend more time with their babies.

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  • High 5 4 Kids: Josie McDaniel

    High 5 4 Kids: Josie McDaniel

    Wednesday, June 28 2017 9:29 PM EDT2017-06-29 01:29:08 GMT

    15-year-old Josie McDaniel is all about the 2 E's - Education and Excitement.  "School is my number 1 priority and that comes over everything else," says McDaniel. So it's no surprise she brings home A's and B's. "I'm glad about the A's but I want to bring the B's to A's. I want to know why did I get an A, why didn't I get as high of an A as I wanted," explains McDaniel. 

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    15-year-old Josie McDaniel is all about the 2 E's - Education and Excitement.  "School is my number 1 priority and that comes over everything else," says McDaniel. So it's no surprise she brings home A's and B's. "I'm glad about the A's but I want to bring the B's to A's. I want to know why did I get an A, why didn't I get as high of an A as I wanted," explains McDaniel. 

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  • Little progress evident as GOP hunts health bill votes

    Little progress evident as GOP hunts health bill votes

    Wednesday, June 28 2017 4:24 AM EDT2017-06-28 08:24:34 GMT
    Thursday, June 29 2017 5:11 AM EDT2017-06-29 09:11:18 GMT

    The bill has many critics and few outspoken fans on Capitol Hill, and prospects for changing that are uncertain.

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    The bill has many critics and few outspoken fans on Capitol Hill, and prospects for changing that are uncertain.

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  • French Quarter stabbing death recorded, posted to Snapchat

    French Quarter stabbing death recorded, posted to Snapchat

    A mother is crying for justice after her daughter was violently murdered in the French Quarter while dozens of people watched and some even recorded it.  

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    A mother is crying for justice after her daughter was violently murdered in the French Quarter while dozens of people watched and some even recorded it.  

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  • Fire destroys building on Fort Gordon

    Fire destroys building on Fort Gordon

    Thursday, February 26 2015 12:06 PM EST2015-02-26 17:06:47 GMT
    Thursday, April 16 2015 2:33 PM EDT2015-04-16 18:33:55 GMT
    No one was injured in an early-morning fire on Fort Gordon.More >>
    No one was injured in an early-morning fire on Fort Gordon.More >>
  • Christian radio host arrested for allegedly slapping a woman's butt

    Christian radio host arrested for allegedly slapping a woman's butt

    Tuesday, February 16 2016 11:04 AM EST2016-02-16 16:04:39 GMT
    Wednesday, February 17 2016 3:37 PM EST2016-02-17 20:37:15 GMT
    Mark Howington, 52 (Source: Lucas County Sheriff's Office)Mark Howington, 52 (Source: Lucas County Sheriff's Office)

    Police say Mark Howington, 52, went into the bathroom at the Target on West Alexis Road and slapped a woman on the butt.

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    Police say Mark Howington, 52, went into the bathroom at the Target on West Alexis Road and slapped a woman on the butt.

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  • WFXG-TV signal upgrade requires antenna users to rescan their TV receivers

    WFXG-TV transmitter upgrade

    On Friday, July 29, WFXG is increasing the power of our transmitter signal. We're doing this to increase our television service to the CSRA, strengthening our commitment to our viewers and community. In making this upgrade, we're making a change to the signal output that will affect anyone who receives our signal with a TV antenna.

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    On Friday, July 29, WFXG is increasing the power of our transmitter signal. We're doing this to increase our television service to the CSRA, strengthening our commitment to our viewers and community. In making this upgrade, we're making a change to the signal output that will affect anyone who receives our signal with a TV antenna.

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  • Beware of fire ants floating in floodwaters

    Beware of fire ants floating in floodwaters

    Thursday, June 22 2017 8:20 AM EDT2017-06-22 12:20:10 GMT
    Thursday, June 22 2017 9:20 AM EDT2017-06-22 13:20:00 GMT

    Torrential rain from Tropical Storm Cindy may unleash floating islands of fire ants.

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    Torrential rain from Tropical Storm Cindy may unleash floating islands of fire ants.

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