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Health Fair to be hosted at local baptist church

First Mt. Carmel Baptist Church health and safety ministry is presenting their 2nd annual health fair at 6269 Cobbham Rd in Appling, GA on September 23, 2017 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The health fair will provide information on hypertension, stroke, diabetes, cancer, kidney disease, dental health, podi

WFXG.COM - 2017-09-21 15:37:53

CSRA Zaxby's raise money for Hurricane Irma relief efforts 9/21

16 Zaxby's in the Augusta area are hosting a fundraiser to help Hurricane Irma relief efforts in Florida. Thursday, September 21st 10% of sales from 5pm to 8pm will be donated to the American Red Cross. Participating Zaxby's locations recently raised $111,842 through a similar fundraiser to support

WFXG.COM - 2017-09-21 08:44:56

Bradley man faces drug charges

Thomas Franklin Hill, 57, of 1012 Watson Hill Road, Bradley was arrested Friday and charged with possession with intent to distribute crack cocaine and possession of a schedule II controlled substance. On Friday, Greenwood County deputies saw a vehicle owned by a person known from prior drug investi

INDEX-JOURNAL - 2017-09-19 15:47:00

Bradley woman faces child neglect charge

A Bradley woman is facing a child neglect charge after a newborn tested positive for methamphetamine, according to a report. Cori Meghan Clark, 31, of 1012 Watson Hill Road, Bradley was arrested Friday and charged with unlawful neglect to a child. On Sept. 13, a Greenwood County deputy went to Self

INDEX-JOURNAL - 2017-09-19 15:23:00

Identity fraud growing in Columbia County

COLUMBIA COUNTY, Ga. (WJBF) - A growing number of people are seeing identity fraud and reporting it locally. The financial crimes are also happening nationally. But we know locally, more people are alerting law enforcement because their identity was stolen or someone made themselves available for a

WJBF.COM - 2017-09-21 21:50:28

New online grocery delivery service launches in the CSRA

AUGUSTA, Ga. (WJBF)- A new online grocery delivery service is making it easier for customers to shop for groceries without leaving home. Instacart has announced it will be expanding into the CSRA on Thursday servicing homes in Aiken, North Augusta, Martinez and Evans. The company has partnered with

WJBF.COM - 2017-09-21 12:11:12

Golden Apple: Michael Foster

Michael Foster is making the past come alive at Evans High School. "We're working on the significant events and subjects of the American Revolution," Foster says. "I had my kids doing research. Then they have to present on the posters things like Lexington and Concord, The Declaration of Independenc

WJBF.COM - 2017-09-20 19:56:03

Kroger begins No Hunger No Waste initiative

Kroger and Kroger Marketplace announced an initiative in every location on the map. This is based off of food sustainability internationally, nationally, and locally. Two thousand eight hundred stores in the national division, one hundred eighty six stores in the regional division, and seven stores

WFXG.COM - 2017-09-19 23:03:37

Columbia County talks traffic changes once Plaza at Evans Towne Center Park is completed

EVANS, Ga.(WJBF)- Construction workers are hard at work getting the plaza underway. Once it's complete, there's a chance you could see some more traffic. Columbia County says it has a plan for that. When it comes to congestion on Columbia County roads, there seems to be mixed reviews. "I think it mo

WJBF.COM - 2017-09-19 21:30:34

Changes to make Grovetown exit traffic smoother

GROVETOWN, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) -- You don't need to live off the exit to see the problem. "There's so much traffic up here, I mean I wouldn't even ride a bike on this road." Before you hit Lewiston Road, depending on the time you'll likely hit a line of traffic flowing past the off-ramp at exit 190. Dr

WRDW-TV - 2017-09-21 03:15:00

Road work on Buena Vista Ave. still on track to be improved by fall

NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C. (WJBF) - Road work on Buena Vista Avenue in North Augusta is still on track, despite little movement on the project. NewsChannel 6 has learned the contractor stopped work temporarily but is still set to complete the improvements by fall 2018. The road widening project starts at G

WJBF.COM - 2017-09-19 14:46:08

Crime beat - Sept 18th, 2017

An employee with the Edgefield County Sheriff's Office was injured by an inmate, Sept. 3. According to the ECSO report on the incident, the employee was injured when she went to assist in preparing a female prisoner for transport to the hospital due to a possible seizure. The report states that as t

EDGEFIELDADVERTISER.COM - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

Improvements coming to busy Grovetown intersection

GROVETOWN, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) - It's one of the busiest intersections in the county, William Few Parkway at Chamblin Road. Even in the middle of the day, there's a lot of stop and go traffic out there, but pretty soon you'll see a noticeable change that will hopefully make traffic flow much smoother. "

WRDW-TV - 2017-09-19 03:36:00

Mickel, Vaughn join Upstate Forever board

Charles Mickel and Pamela Vaughn were recently appointed to the Upstate Forever board of trustees. Mickel is president of RSI Holdings and manager of Capital Deployment in Greenville. Vaugh is the environmental regulatory compliance manager at FujiFilm Manufacturing U.S.A. in Greenwood. She has be

SPARTANBURG HERALD-JOURNAL - 2017-09-21 21:50:34

Smoot Recognized for 50 Years of Hard Work and Service

District Office Front Receptionist Bettye Smoot was recognized at the September Board of Trustees meeting with a Certificate of Appreciation for 50 years of hard work and service in Greenwood School District 50. Mrs. Smoot began working in District 50 as a receptionist on September 11, 1967. During

INDEX-JOURNAL - 2017-09-21 15:04:00

the Beat: Let the music take you there

Growing up, my grandparents had a house on East Durst Avenue. If you're familiar with the street in Greenwood, you know it's changed a lot over the years. When my cousins and I were kids, there were no apartment buildings on that avenue and it seemed there was less traffic. The "house on Durst," as

INDEX-JOURNAL - 2017-09-21 07:00:00

Job fair to feature more than 2,000 positions

Companies seeking to fill more than 2,000 positions will be at the Upper Savannah Regional Job Fair from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday at the Greenwood Mall. More than 50 employers will be represented at the job fair, and Piedmont Technical College will have information on related educational programs

INDEX-JOURNAL - 2017-09-21 07:00:00

Self, Edgefield to strengthen partnership through affiliation agreement

A two-year-old collaboration between a pair of Lakelands health care providers is growing stronger, after the sides on Tuesday announced an affiliation agreement. Self Regional Healthcare and Edgefield County Hospital are in the early stages of an alignment that officials said will provide long-term

INDEX-JOURNAL - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

Chamber offers chance to win $5,000

The Greenwood SC Chamber of Commerce is offering a chance to win cash at its $5,000 Super Raffle. Tickets are $50 each and only 300 will be sold. The raffle is a "reverse drawing," so the last ticket pulled will be the $5,000 winner. Consolation prizes will be given out for every 25 tickets pulled a

INDEX-JOURNAL - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

Police: Man dead after domestic dispute

A man is dead and one person is in custody after a domestic dispute Monday night, according to Greenwood police. The agency said in a Facebook post that that officers responded to a call about a man who had been cut and was "bleeding profusely." Police believe the altercation started as a dispute an

INDEX-JOURNAL - 2017-09-19 13:09:00