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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

Area schools join United Way of Edgefield County

The United Way of Edgefield County and the public schools in the Edgefield County School District are joining forces again this year to benefit all. The local United Way is offering a $500 incentive grant to the Edgefield County School that raises the most money per capita for the local United Way.

NORTHAUGUSTASTAR.COM - 2017-09-19 16:48:00

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

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

3 rescued, 1 dead on boat missing in Hurricane Maria

MIAMI (AP) - The U.S. Coast Guard says a woman and two children were rescued from a boat that went missing off Puerto Rico during Hurricane Maria, but a man died aboard the vessel. The Coast Guard in Miami said in a statement that a British Royal Navy helicopter hoisted three people Wednesday night

WJBF.COM - 2017-09-21 18:22:23

One in custody and four fled the scene during a home invasion in Augusta

AUGUSTA, Ga. (WJBF) - There was a home invasion on the 3800 Block of Creighton Place in Augusta, Ga early Thursday morning. According to Richmond County dispatchers, the call came in at 12:18 a.m. and started with a home invasion. Four suspects then fled the scene and one was taken into custody. Dis

WJBF.COM - 2017-09-21 09:31:21

Suspects wanted for shoplifting from Ulta Beauty in Augusta

AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) -- Richmond County Sheriff's Office investigators need your help in finding three suspects who they say stole several beauty care products from Ulta Beauty on Robert C. Daniel Jr. Parkway on Saturday, Sept. 16 around 5:20 p.m. The suspects left the store in a white sedan hea

WRDW-TV - 2017-09-21 18:48:00

A new grocery store opens in North Augusta

NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C. (WJBF) - Thursday, Sept. 21 marks the opening of a new grocery store in Aiken County. The German grocery store Lidl will open its store on Martintown Road in North Augusta, for the very first time. Previously, Lidl opened in Augusta which was its first store in Georgia and now ac

WJBF.COM - 2017-09-21 12:25:47

Aiken 150, The Variety Restaurant

Jimmy "the Greek" Varos has been the owner of The Variety Restaurant since 1983 and believes in offering his customers a friendly atmosphere and the best and freshest seafood and aged beef around. Varos picks up his seafood from the coast of South Carolina each and every week. The chef at The Variet

AIKEN STANDARD - 2017-09-21 10:00:00

Aiken County couple charged with burglary

An Aiken County couple has been charged in connection to an attempted burglary at a home on Sapp Drive in Beech Island on Monday. Serrenzo Allen Hill, 29, and Jennifer Hill, 27, are both charged with first-degree burglary, according to jail records. A 66-year-old Beech Island man called the Aiken Co

AIKEN STANDARD - 2017-09-21 01:15:00

Aiken family finds a snake in their toilet

AIKEN, S.C. (WRDW/WAGT) -- Imagine going to use the restroom and finding an unexpected visitor where you least expect it. It happened to one local family when they were getting ready for a family dinner on Sunday. Phyllis Britt said it started out more strange than scary. "We were getting ready to s

WRDW-TV - 2017-09-19 15:12:00

Investigators looking into shooting death of man at Augusta park

Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017 AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) -- Investigators are looking into a shooting death of a man at a city park over the weekend. According to the Richmond County Coroner's Office, Malcolm Quarterman, 22, was shot at least once around 6:49 p.m. Sunday at Big Oak Park on Boy Scout Road. Q

WRDW-TV - 2017-09-19 19:44:00

Stabbing on Hale St. in Augusta

Stabbing in Richmond County (Image 1) AUGUSTA, GA. (WJBF) - Richmond County deputies are currently on the scene of a stabbing on Hale Street in Augusta, Ga. According to dispatch, officers were called to the scene sometime after 7 a.m. Thursday morning. The case is ongoing and we have no work on t

WJBF.COM - 2017-09-20 12:49:33

Florida hospital calls photos of newborns 'outrageous, unnacceptable'

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (WFLA) - A Jacksonville hospital came under fire Monday after pictures of nurses with newborns appeared on social media. Employees at the Naval Hospital Jacksonville were reportedly seen making the newborn babies dance and another photo shows the nurse giving the baby the finger w

WJBF.COM - 2017-09-19 17:22:56

Manhunt for two suspects, one armed in Warren County

WARREN COUNTY, Ga. (WJBF) - Several law enforcement agencies combed through the woods along Interstate 20 in Warren County trying to catch two suspects on the run. Law enforcement agencies from around the CSRA spent hours searching with helicopters and dogs trying to catch the suspects. The two men

WJBF.COM - 2017-09-20 14:13:35

Ribbon-cutting ceremony held for new Center for Primary Care

A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held Tuesday for the new Center for Primary Care - Aiken office. Attending the event were Office Manager Wayne Jones, Kristina Collins, Debra Butler, Dr. Chad Millwood, Dr. Robyn Fallaw, Dr. David Zimmerman, Dr. Leo Muniz, Aiken Mayor Rick Osbon and Alyson Getchell, vic

AIKEN STANDARD - 2017-09-19 23:39:00

More prison time added for inmate from Augusta who escaped for birthday

ATLANTA (AP) -- A judge tacked another year and three months onto the sentence of a federal inmate who escaped from prison to celebrate his birthday. Federal prosecutors said Wednesday 36-year-old Fernando A. Settles of Augusta escaped from the minimum-security camp at the U.S. Penitentiary in Atla

WRDW-TV - 2017-09-21 21:08:00

Manhunt underway for suspect in N. Augusta

The Aiken County Sheriff's Office is assisting Richmond County Sheriff's Office with a manhunt on Jefferson Davis Highway in North Augusta. According to Capt. Eric Abdullah with ACSO, Richmond County deputies were pursuing a suspect who exited their vehicle near MAE Video and Novelties on Jefferson

WFXG.COM - 2017-09-20 19:51:28

Ex-boxer David Bey killed in construction accident

CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) - A former heavyweight boxing champ who was defeated by Larry Holmes died in a construction accident on Thursday. David Bey, 60, of Philadelphia, was struck by a piece of metal and killed while working on a mixed-use real estate development project in Camden, according to the Occup

WJBF.COM - 2017-09-19 17:22:19

Contract will see Burke County Sheriff's Office take charge of Waynesboro

The Waynesboro Police Department's days are numbered. A new contract will have the Burke County Sheriff's Office take charge of the city, but there is a silver lining. All of the officers--and dispatchers--at the Waynesboro Police Department will be offered jobs with the Burke County Sheriff's Offic

WFXG.COM - 2017-09-21 10:50:36