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SC Woman Wins Big on 'The Price is Right'
Newberry, SC (WLTX) - "Monica Stinson come on down..." This Newberry woman came to play, walking away with prize after prize as Friday's big winner on "The Price is Right."
Thousands of N. Augusta customers without power
Friday, June 22, 2018AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) -- We are learning that thousands of customers in the Aiken County area are without power.Reports indicate that a transformer blew out on Bunting Drive.According to the SCE&G website, the estimated time of restoration is 8 p.m. tonight (Friday) for porti
Former police captain sues City of Thomson
Murray was hired in 2008, left the police department and was rehired in September 2010. Murray, who was a captain in the Thomson Police Department and supervised 10 road patrol officers, was relieved of his duties May 1, 2017. He lost his appeal to keep his job on May 22, 2017.
Some Aiken residents turn out for Augusta Pride Parade
June is Pride Month, and rainbow-colored celebrations are being held in cities across the country. Some residents from Aiken attended the nearest parade, which was held in Augusta on Saturday.
Bradley man faces attempted murder charge
A Bradley man is facing an attempted murder charge after Greenwood police investigated a fight that ended with a man being stabbed repeatedly with a screwdriver.Mark Anthony Brooks, 53, of 707 Rushville Road, Bradley was arrested Friday morning and charged with attempted murder.
Crime blotter for June 23
Buy NowFile PhotoAccording to reports provided by the Aiken County Sheriff's Office:An Aiken woman reported Thursdaysomeone had broken into a propertyon Shiloh Heights Road.A Lexington man called police Thursday claimingsomeone had broken into his aunt’s propertyon Walker Road in Perry. The man said
Augusta Pride Parade activities and parade map
The organization is looking to offer cultural unity and diversity education for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual,Transgender, and Questioning (LGBTQ) communities of the CSRA.
Edgefield man gets life in prison for home invasion
A man from Edgefield will serve life in prison after a jury convicted him of first-degree burglary, armed robbery, criminal conspiracy and two counts of kidnapping in connection with a Saluda home invasion at a trial Friday.A statement from the 11th Circuit Solicitor's Office said Abin Lee Lowman, 4
One arrest made in Aiken County Circle K armed robbery
Search for Aiken armed robbery suspectsTwo suspects on the loose after an armed robbery on Edgefield HighwayAIKEN COUNTY, S.C. (WJBF) - One man is behind bars and two more are still on the run in connection with a recent armed robbery in Aiken.The incident happened June 14th at the Circle K on the 1
Five indicted for series of armed robberies
Kijordan Ceaser, Overton Williams, Demarquez Howard, Collieaf Hurley and Demerius Taquan Hunter were indicted by the 23-member jury of the McDuffie County Superior Court for the May 12, 2017 battery/assault and armed robbery and strong-armed robbery of four individuals in the Guill Street and Centr
Go-kart track proposed in Warrenton
According to a listing online, the property has over 1,000 square- feet and 21.42 acres. The possibility of the track was introduced to the public at a city council meeting on June 5.
New look Bi-Lo stores signal Greenwood commitment
When Greenwood lost its Harveys supermarket in March, some loyal shoppers were concerned that it was a prelude of things to come for the county’s two Bi-Lo stores, as both are owned by Southeastern Grocers.But after emerging from a Chapter 11 bankruptcy in May with $600 million in shed debt, the Jac
Greenwood deputies seek house arrest escapee
Greenwood County deputies are seeking a man who escaped from home incarceration.In a Facebook post made this week, the Greenwood County Sheriff's Office said deputies are looking for Travis Letteral Deal, 43. Sgt. Jeff Graham with the sheriff's office said on March 31, Deal's monitoring device signa
Commissioners respond to multiple shootings this month
"I have never felt that we truly had gangs," said District 4 Commissioner Sammie Sias. Despite multiple shootings in one South Augusta neighborhood, Commissioner Sias said the violence is not the gang problem we think we might have.
Reality Winner to Sign Plea Deal on Espionage Charge
AUGUSTA, GEORGIA —Reality Leigh Winner — a former National Security Agency (NSA) contractor and linguist, and the first person to becharged withviolating the Espionage Act on President Donald Trump’s watch — has signed a plea agreement,according tothe Courage Foundation. Her plea hearing has been sc
Abbeville woman faces stolen vehicle charge
Early Thursday morning, a Ware Shoals police officer saw a vehicle driving north on Highway 25 without tag lights and tried to pull the vehicle over, according to a report.
Crime blotter for June 22
According to reports provided by the Aiken County Sheriff's Office:Deputies charged a New Ellenton man withdisorderly conductThursday morning after he had caused a disturbance on Sumter Street in Aiken.The owner of a pest control company in North Augusta called police Wednesday claiming someone hadc
Structure fire reported at Gibson Drive
AUGUSTA, GA (WJBF) - There has been a structure fire at 3017 Gibson Drive in Augusta Georgia.The call came in around 4:42 a.m. Friday morning.We have no word on the extent of the injuries or if individuals were involved.
Former government contractor Reality Winner will plead guilty to leaking NSA election hacking information
Former government contractor Reality Leigh Winner will plead guilty in an Augusta, Ga., federal courtroom to leaking NSA documents covering Russian attacks on U.S. voting systems. Charged under the Federal Espionage Act, she faced up to 10 years in prison.
Shots fired on Rolling Meadows Drive
AUGUSTA, GA (WJBF) - According to Richmond County Dispatchers shots have been fired on Rolling Meadows Drive in Augusta.The call came in around 4:30 am and this time no injuries were reported.Deputies are currently on scene and you can count on WJBF NewsChannel 6 to have more as the story develops.