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One person taken to the hospital after shooting near Gordon Highway

AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) -- Richmond County dispatch says one person was taken to the hospital after a shooting on Leyland Place near Gordon Highway. They say it happened around 8:30 Monday evening. Details are limited at the moment. We have reached out to the sheriff's office for more information a

WRDW-TV - 2018-03-20 11:17:00

South Aiken knocks off second-ranked North Augusta

NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C. (WJBF) - South Aiken defeated 4A No. 2 North Augusta 5-3 on Tuesday night. The Thoroughbreds improved to 4-0, 2-0 in region play, while the Yellow Jackets fell to 6-3, 1-1. NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C. (WJBF) - South Aiken defeated 4A No. 2 North Augusta 5-3 on Tuesday night. The Thorough

WJBF.COM - 2018-03-21 02:48:20

UPDATE | Winner of Aiken Powerball ticket comes forward

Monday, March 19, 2018 AIKEN, S.C. (WRDW/WAGT) -- A man traveling through South Carolina is now $2 million richer, after picking up a winning ticket in Aiken. The winner, whose name has not been released, lives in North Carolina. He says he checked the ticket a few times to make sure his eyes weren'

WRDW-TV - 2018-03-20 01:42:00

Augusta Textron cleans up after storm damage

Tuesday, March 20, 2018 (News 12 at 6 O'Clock) AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) - All 1,200 Textron workers in Augusta spent Tuesday home from work, after storm damage caused major damage overnight. Shattered glass, uprooted trees and roofs torn off buildings - that's just some of the damage officials at th

WRDW-TV - 2018-03-21 01:39:00

BREAKING | Semi truck crashes into PCS Nitrogen

Monday, March 19, 2018 AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) -- At this time crews are working to pull the cab of the truck out of the drainage canal. Workers tell News 12 that after unloading, the truck was seen leaving along one of the back roads near the plant before the accident happened. There are no furt

WRDW-TV - 2018-03-20 01:04:00

Augusta woman with mental challenges missing from home

Richmond Coutny Sheriff's Office seeks the public's help finding Genzer. Though 27, her mother reports she has the mental capactiy of a 5-year-old. AUGUSTA, Ga. (WJBF) - Richmond County Sheriff's Office needs the public's help locating a woman they say has mental challenges. Authorities report 27-


City of Aiken honored as best small town in the south

Tuesday, March 20, 2018 News 12 @ 6 O'clock / NBC 26 News at 7 AIKEN, S.C. (WRDW/WAGT) -- The city was given the title "Best Small Town in the South" by Southern Living magazine. But they say they're not getting complacent and there's a lot going on behind the scenes to keep Aiken's landscape lookin

WRDW-TV - 2018-03-21 03:47:00

NWS confirms straight line winds damage buildings in Augusta

UPDATE: The National Weather Service in Columbia has confirmed that straight line winds of 85 to 95 miles per hour downed several trees and damaged several buildings at the Textron E-Z-Go plant along Marvin Griffin Road early Tuesday morning. It's estimated that the winds blew through the area aroun

WFXG.COM - 2018-03-20 11:49:04

UPDATE | Deputies locate missing Augusta woman

RICHMOND COUNTY, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) -- The Richmond County Sheriff's Office has confirmed that Genzer has been found. Her condition is unknown, but she is believed to be okay. Investigators found Genzer at the mall, she also told investigators that she went to Waffle House. A deputy ended up bringing h

WRDW-TV - 2018-03-19 17:57:00

UPDATE | Investigators describe suspect who assaulted and tied-up woman in apartment

Monday, March 19, 2018 AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) -- News 12 has been able to confirm that the victim found tied up, gagged, and injured in an apartment on Walton Way did not know her attacker. The suspect is described as a black male, approximately 5' 10" or 5' 11", around 180 to 200 pounds. At the t

WRDW-TV - 2018-03-19 22:07:00

Strong storms damage buildings in Augusta

AUGUSTA, GA (WFXG) - Strong storms damaged businesses on Marvin Griffin Road early Tuesday morning. Textron EZ Go has he most damage. The company spokesman tell Fox 54 at least three businesses are damaged. Second shift employees were working at time. The spokesman says a few workers were sent to t

WTOC.COM - 2018-03-20 11:49:04

Aiken named South's best small town by Southern Living magazine

Southern Living, a nationally acclaimed lifestyle and tourism magazine, has named the City of Aiken its No. 1 small town for 2018. "This town is a picture postcard waiting to happen, from the iconic archway of live oaks along South Boundary Avenue and serene Hopelands Gardens to the strong thoroughb

AIKEN STANDARD - 2018-03-20 13:00:00

1 Dead after Single Vehicle Crash in Burke County

Car-Crash graphic BURKE COUNTY, GA (WJBF) - The Burke County Sheriff's Office is investigating a deadly single vehicle crash in Waynesboro. The Sheriff's Office says it happened Sunday night at 10:40 pm on the 1700 Block of Idlewood Road and Highway 25. Officials say that the vehicle, a 2008 Ford F-

WJBF.COM - 2018-03-19 07:57:03

North Augusta man killed in fatal crash in Aiken County

The South Carolina Highway Patrol and the Aiken County Coroner's Office are investigating a fatal early morning crash in North Augusta. Dexter N. Young Jr., 25, of Rainbow Falls Road, North Augusta, was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash on Rainbow Falls Rd. Young was driving North on Rainbow


Aiken man charged with exposing himself at Aiken Mall

An Aiken man was charged Saturday after he was caught exposing himself inside Books-A-Million inside the Aiken Mall on Whiskey Road. Vincent Tyrone Callahan, 29, of Adams Road, is charged with two counts of exposure of private parts in lewd and lascivious manner and trespass after notice, according

AIKEN STANDARD - 2018-03-19 17:50:00

N.A. City Council passes resolution to buy trolleys for City use; establishes parking fines

Twenty-one days away from the first game at SRP Park, North Augusta City Council passed a resolution that could help make parking and going to the stadium a little bit easier. Council passed a resolution allowing the city administrator to take steps to purchase trolleys for city use. Council also vo

AIKEN STANDARD - 2018-03-20 00:53:00

Semi truck crashes through PCS Nitrogen Plant gates

Richmond County Fire Crews responded to the scene of a truck crashed through the gate of PCS Nitrogen plant on the 700 block of Laney Walker Blvd. in downtown Augusta. According to the Augusta Fire Department, the call came in around 4:20 Monday afternoon. Investigators say the truck had just made a

WJBF.COM - 2018-03-19 21:58:16

Man dead after crash on Rainbow Falls Road

A North Augusta man is dead after a crash on Rainbow Falls Road in Aiken County. The Aiken County Coroner's Office says 25 year-old Dexter Young Jr. was pronounced dead at the scene Sunday morning. Investigators say the victim was driving a 1992 Honda Accord going north on Rainbow Falls Road at abou


Family to hold prayer vigil for twin girls missing since 1990

The family of twin girls missing since 1990 will hold the first ever prayer vigil for them. AUGUSTA, Ga. (WJBF) - It was March 18, 1990 when twin girls Dannette and Jeannette Millbrook went missing while walking in the neighborhood of MLK Jr. Blvd. and 12th Street. The girls were on a mission to ge


An all women gun club is igniting in Augusta

Sunday, March 18, 2018 (News 12 at 11) AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT)-- You might call it girl power. A new gun club is starting up in Augusta, with the goal to help women better protect themselves. Today, the Women of Higher Caliber met at shooters to kick start their efforts. The group hopes this will h

WRDW-TV - 2018-03-19 07:06:00