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Body found in woods on Deans Bridge Road identified
Body Found in/near water graphicAUGUSTA, Ga. (WJBF) - The Richmond County Coroners office is investigating a body that was found in South Augusta on October 15th.Coroner Mark Bowen tells NewsChannel 6 the body was found in the woods near the Wal-Mart on Deans Bridge Road.The body has been identified
Sheriff’s Office investigating suspicious death at Augusta Red Roof Inn
AUGUSTA, GA (WFXG) - The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office and Coroner’s Office are investigating a suspicious death at an Augusta hotel.According to Deputy Coroner Kenneth Boose, 35-year-old Ashley Loren Knowles was found dead inside a room at the Red Roof Inn on Washington Rd. at around 9:50 a.m. T
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Band Day at Georgia Southern UniversityEighteen students from Jenkins County High School band recently performed with Georgia Southern University’s (GSU) “Southern Pride” Marching Band during their game vs. South Carolina State.More...Meet the JCHS band membersChamperial Newton is an 18-year-old Sen
Black Senior Citizens Told To Get Off The Bus Taking Them To Vote
A group of black senior citizens weren’t allowed to take a bus to their polling stationDozens of black senior citizens set out to vote in Louisville, Georgia this week. The mood was joyous as they gathered together, with lots of grooving, clapping, and chanting: “black votes matter.” Then, just as t
Police looking for this man
Investigators say William Jermaine Mason, 30, is wanted in a theft by deception case.
Grandson indicted in grandmother's murder
Chantz Cooper, 20, was formally charged with two counts of felony murder among 17 different charges. Jurors decided the two officer involved in the shooting will not face any charges.
Local party leader fires back claiming Jefferson County voter suppression
Chairwoman Diane Evans was brought her to tears during her NewsChannel 6 interview. She claims she and Black Voters Matter never made plans to take seniors at the Jefferson County Leisure Center to vote. Instead, she fired back at county leaders saying they, in fact, denied seniors the right to vo
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Slim RandlesHOME COUNTRYMrs. Doc watched the dancers swirl around the cleared hardwood floor of the Legion hall, and smiled to see her husband, Doc, waltzing with Ardis Fisher. But Mrs. Doc was never one to sit out a waltz, so she looked around at the menu.More...Don LivelyAMONG THE FARMERS(Reprinte
12-year-old boy electrocuted at Augusta park while playing football; family searches for answers
Melquan Kwame Robinson was playing football at the park when the ball was thrown over the fence. When Robinson went to retrieve the ball, he grabbed the fence to jump over, and a live wire was reportedly touching the fence causing the electrocution.
Georgia Mayor Compares 'Black Voters Matter' To Suicide Cult In The Wake Of Bus Controversy
A mayor in Jefferson County, Georgia, whereofficials ordered dozens of black elderly voters off a busheaded for the polls earlier this week, posted an apparently racist message on the Facebook page of Black Voters Matter.
UPDATE | DeGhelder person of interest indicted on charges unrelated to case
Thursday, October 18, 2018COLUMBIA COUNTY, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) -- Court records show a person of interest in the Andrya DeGhelder murder investigation has been indicted on multiple charges unrelated to the case.According to court documents, Christopher Gibson has been indicted on one entering an automob
Statesboro PD looking for suspect after robbery at hotel on S. Main Street
STATESBORO, GA (WTOC) - Statesboro Police are investigating an off-campus armed robbery that took place shortly before 10 p.m. Wednesday.Georgia Southern University posted to Facebook, saying it happened at The Baymont Inn on S. Main Street.A suspect has not been arrested. A description was also not
Norristown crash results in a death
On Thursday evening, October 11, shortly after 6 p.m., 911 operators began receiving numerous reports of a serious crash at the intersection of Highway 80 West and Highway 221.
Savannah drug traffickers sentenced to prison after 2017 investigation busted dealers hiding cash in candy machines
Edward “Skip" Tyler, 42, and Ron Allen, 41, will serve 168 and 84 months in person respectively.
North Augusta Teacher Leaves 2-Year-Old Daughter in Car All Day – At School! - AugustaCrime.com
“She realized what happened and immediately sought medical attention by driving directly to the hospital,” a North Augusta Public Safety report says. “She stated the child was unresponsive, so she decided to stop at the RCSO Station at 401 Walton Way (in Augusta).”
Statesboro resident's music video to air on MTV
The artist, Proper Einstein, wrote and produced the song titled Light Bulb, which will be featured in the music video.Einstein said the song falls under the category of music he calls "grunge hop."
UPDATE | Youth pastors on hand during practice for Melquan Robinson’s teammates
ByAlexa Lightle; Ciara Cummings; Brooke Zauner; Staff|Posted:Tue 12:29 AM, Oct 16, 2018|Updated: Wed 7:13 PM, Oct 17, 2018
Multiple drugs uncovered in bust
A Waynesboro man was arrested Monday after a search warrant led to the discovery of a number of drugs in his home, everything from marijuana to meth to heroin and pills.You must be an online subscriber to view this story.The full version of this story will be available to all readers after1week.Full
Black Senior Citizens in Georgia Ordered Off Bus Taking Them to Vote
Photo: Photo by Jessica McGowan (Getty Images)On Monday, the first day of in-person early voting in Georgia, dozens of black senior citizens were ordered off a bus taking them to a nearby polling station to cast their ballots. A county clerk for Jefferson County, Ga., had ordered a senior center to
Election 2018: "Black Voters Matter" Bus was Stopped on the way to Vote | The Atlanta Voice
About 40 African-American senior citizens in Georgia boarded a bus Monday (Oct. 15) in Jefferson County, Ga. that was taking them to vote when officials ordered them to get off the bus according to theAtlanta Journal-Constitution. A county clerk had called the county-run senior center in Louisville,