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The city of Grovetown voted on a recommendation to rezone 45 properties south of Robinson Avenue

GROVETOWN, Ga. (WJBF) - The city of Grovetown voted on a recommendation to rezone 45 properties south of Robinson Avenue. However, some of the residents living in the area are opposed to the change.


'Disturbing' N. Augusta drive-by shooting featured gun stolen from Aiken DPS officer

NORTH AUGUSTA, Ga (WRDW/WAGT) -- Cash, drugs, and a stolen gun were found at the North Augusta drive-by on Pershing Drive. But now we're learning more about the stolen gun, which was taken from an Aiken Public Safety officer's unlocked car in September.


Breaking News: One Dead, One Injured After Shooting in Martinez

Evans, Ga (WJBF) - News Channel 6 has learned that one person is dead and other injured after a shooting in Columbia County. The shooting was between brothers. The one that died shot himself after shooting his brother who's in the hospital.


Neglected Grovetown horses already doing much better as owner heads to court Friday

AUGUSTA, Ga (WRDW/WAGT) -- Jose Roman Reveron-George, the owner of those Grovetown horses left in terrible conditions will go before a judge Friday morning for animal cruelty and other charges.


Deputies investigating shooting at Martinez home

COLUMBIA COUNTY, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) -- Deputies are responding to a shooting incident in Martinez. It happened around 7:08 a.m. Friday at a home on the 100 block of Holiday Drive. We're hearing multiple people may be injured.


Bond denied second man accused in Richmond County deputy's death

Days after a jury acquitted a man of murder in the death of an off-duty sheriff's deputy , a second young man facing the same charges was denied bond. Donnelle Osborne, 20, has been held without bond since the June 15, 2017, fatal shooting of Richmond County Sheriff Deputy Gregory Cooke. He was arre


Columbia Co. detention center employee accused of sex with inmate

Columbia Co., Ga. (WJBF) - A Columbia County detention center employee is fired. The Sheriff's Office says Stacy Mansion was a kitchen employee and had a sexual relationship with an inmate.


UPDATE: Two brothers involved in deadly Martinez shooting

COLUMBIA COUNTY, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) -- News 12 is told at least one person is dead after a domestic shooting in Martinez, according to the Columbia County Coroner's Office. The shooting happened around 7:08 a.m. Friday at a home on the 100 block of Holiday Drive.


Bahamian track athlete found dead in Georgia

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – On Thursday, Dekalb County Police identified a man shot to death Tuesday afternoon in the parking lot of an office park in Stone Mountain, Georgia as former Bahamian track and field standout Douglas Lynes-Bell.


Columbia County names STAR Student, Teacher

HARLEM — Columbia County named its STAR Students and Teachers of the Year on Thursday night during a reception at the Harlem branch of the Columbia County Library. The STAR program, which stands for Student Teacher Achievement Recognition, is sponsored by the Professional Association of Educators. I


Grovetown man charged with animal cruelty

Jose Reveron-George has been charged with misdemeanor cruelty to animals in Columbia County after goats, chickens and horses were found in unsanitary conditions at the 5000 block of Rockford Drive in Grovetown on Feb. 14.


BI-LO closing three Augusta-area stores next month

The parent company of the BI-LO supermarket chain said Thursday it plans to close three Augusta-area stores – one in North Augusta and two in Martinez – by March 25. The three stores are at 111 Edgewood Ave., North Augusta; 500 Furys Ferry Road, Martinez; and 4480 Columbia Road, Martinez.


Georgia May Jagger’s Best Ever Concert? Her Dad’s, Of Course

MILAN — Sitting front row at the Emporio Armani show on Thursday, Georgia May Jagger reminisced about her favorite music-related memories as the child of one of the world’s biggest rock stars.


2 adults, 1 juvenile arrested after fight at Burke County Courthouse

BURKE COUNTY, GA (WFXG) - Three people have been arrested after a fight broke out at the Burke County Courthouse Thursday. At around 9:53 a.m., a woman and her son were at the Burke County Courthouse for a family dispute. The other family, mother Takiana Barnes and son Christopher Williams, got into


South Georgia drug busts linked to Cuban drug organization

BURKE COUNTY, GA (WTOC) - The Georgia Bureau of Investigation has identified and dismantled numerous drug operations in South Georgia. On Tuesday, Feb. 19, the GBI’s Southeastern Regional Drug Task Force executed four simultaneous search warrants in Jenkins and Burke counties relating to an ongoing


Three men wanted for questioning in Broad Street shooting

AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) -- The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is searching for three men who may have been involved in or witnessed an aggravated assault that happened over the weekend.


Pistol-packing Georgia grandmother fires shots at burglar trying to break into her home

JACKSON COUNTY, Ga. (CNN NEWSOURCE) - A great-grandmother in Georgia used a pistol to scare a burglar trying to break into her home. The grandmother had a few choice words for the burglar before firing off some shots.


THC Found in Valentine's Day Food That Caused 28 Georgia Students to Be Hospitalized

Investigators have detected THC in food samples taken from Sandtown Middle School in Atlanta, after more than two dozen students were hospitalized on Valentine’s Day because food they ate left them feeling ill.


Fatz Cafe in Evans closes

The Fatz Cafe restaurant in Evans has closed after 15 years in operation. "Sorry y'all, this location has closed," a sign posted on the door as of Tuesday said. "We've enjoyed providing southern hospitality to our community over the years."


Florida Georgia Line's Tyler Hubbard Learns Sex of Upcoming Baby in 'Ellen Show' Surprise

Florida Georgia Line member Tyler Hubbard and his wife, Hayley, recently announced that they are expecting their second child, and on Thursday, Ellen DeGeneres helped the couple find out whether they'll be welcoming a boy or a girl.