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School bus crash on Hwy 25 in Greenwood Co.

GREENWOOD COUNTY, SC (WSPA) - Greenwood County Sheriff's Office officials confirmed deputies are on-scene of a school bus crash on Highway 25.According to Sheriff Dennis Kelly, the crash occurred on Highway 25 near Nation Road.Kelly said South Carolina Highway Patrol is the lead agency at the scene.

WSPA.COM - 2018-10-19 18:04:18

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

WJBF.COM - 2018-10-19 18:39:51

Power line down due to an early morning accident on Columbia Rd. in Edgefield Co.

AIKEN Co., SC (WJBF) - According to Edgefield County Dispatch, there has been an early morning accident on Columbia Road at Addison Street.


UPDATE | Coroner identifies driver of fatal accident on Gordon Highway

AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) -- The victim killed in an early morning crash on Gordon Highway died from blunt force trauma, the coroner says.

WRDW-TV - 2018-10-19 15:03:00

The boys who tried to save Melquan Robinson’s life speak out about what happened

AUGUSTA, GA (WFXG) - It’s been four days since 12-year-old Melquan Robinson, Jr., lost his life at Fleming Park after being electrocuted. FOX 54 has continued bringing the latest on the incident, including the details in the police report. However, there has been some confusion in what exactly happe

WFXG.COM - 2018-10-20 01:04:00

SC officer pulls over mayor during first day on duty

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - Typically one's first day on the job is memorable but one first-timer with the Myrtle Beach Police Department had a first day she will never forget. PTL Amanda Johnston stopped a driver for an expired tag and it turned out to be none other than Myrtle Beach Mayor Brenda Bet

WIS-TV - 2018-10-20 13:45:01

Former NFL player organizes free athletic training for Fleming Park electrocution survivors

AUGUSTA, GA (WFXG) - Since the terrible tragedy of Melquan Robinson, Jr.'s death, an outpouring of support from the community has been front and center. Now, a local business owner and former NFL player is getting the ball rolling to helping his team grieve.

WFXG.COM - 2018-10-19 22:12:00

Bond denied for Cook Out shooting suspect, 2 more wanted

Fredrick Smith Jackson SPARTANBURG, S.C. (WSPA) - Bond has been denied for one person arrested in connection to a shooting at Cook Out in which 6 people were shot. Smith Jackson was arrested and charged with five counts of assault/attempted murder, unlawful carrying of a pistol, possession of a weap

WSPA.COM - 2018-10-19 15:55:56

Homicide investigation underway in Augusta

AUGUSTA, GA - The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is investigating a homicide on South Kensington Drive.The Coroner's Office says that it happened at a residence on the 3400 Block.Coroner Mark Bowen says that 73 year old Esau Royal was found in his residence by family. Royal was pronounced dead at

WJBF.COM - 2018-10-19 14:08:04

Football Friday Night: Week 10

Aquinas 28,Greene County 36Butler 34,Screven County 35Josey 8,Harlem 42Glenn Hills 20, Westside 18Thomson 41, Cross Creek 21Evans 20, Greenbrier 16

WJBF.COM - 2018-10-20 04:34:29

North Augusta Middle School teacher under investigation after leaving child in vehicle

A North Augusta math teacher is under investigation for unlawful conduct toward a child.Raquel Drayton Stevens, 30, of North Augusta, is under investigation for leaving her 2-year-old child in her vehicle while she was at work at North Augusta Middle School, according to an incident report from the


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

WFXG.COM - 2018-10-18 19:54:00

The Columbia County Sheriff's Office needs help in finding a card cloning suspect

COLUMBIA Co., GA (WJBF) - According to the Sherriff’s Office, the suspect entered Walmart on Bobby Jones Expressway and swiped several cloned cards at the self-checkout lane.

WJBF.COM - 2018-10-19 13:32:34

Three vehicle accident with injuries on Walton Way

AUGUSTA, GA (WJBF) - There has been an early morning crash on Walton Way and 13th Street in Augusta, GA.

WJBF.COM - 2018-10-19 11:17:13

Western Carolina State Fair opens Friday in Aiken

Get ready for fried foods and fun rides – the Western Carolina State Fair opens Friday, Oct. 19, in Aiken.This year is the 50th anniversary of the fair, which will be open daily through Sunday, Oct. 28, at the Western Carolina State Fairgrounds, 561 May Royal Drive.The fair opens at 5 p.m. on weekda

AIKEN STANDARD - 2018-10-18 21:00:00

Homicide on S. Kensington Dr. in Augusta

AUGUSTA, GA (WFXG) - The Richmond County Coroner’s Office is investigating a homicide in Augusta.It happened at a home on the 3400 block of S. Kensington Dr. in Augusta Thursday night. The victim was pronounced dead at 8:55 p.m.The body will be sent to the GBI Crime Lab for autopsy. This investigati

WFXG.COM - 2018-10-19 02:43:00

Huge retail hub headed to North Aiken

Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018News 12 First at FiveAIKEN S.C. (WRDW/WAGT) -- Daniel Smith has been in Aiken for 35 years."When I came here there wasn't much of anything. That was 1983, and since then we've progressed a lot.”He says the city has grown beyond what he could've imagined but there's still one a


Traffic being diverted near the scene of an accident on Powderhouse Road

Thursday, October 18, 20184:58 a.m.AIKEN COUNTY, S.C. (WRDW/WAGT) -- One lane of Powderhouse Road at Sparkleberry Lane is closed due to what appears to be a single vehicle accident.The South Carolina Highway Patrol's website says the call came in around 4:07 a.m.Our crew on scene says it appears the


An emotional vigil for 12-year-old Melquan Robinson

Thursday, October 18, 2018(News 12 at 11)AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) – Melquan Robinson lost his life Monday night when he was electrocuted at Fleming Park. Hundreds gathered at that same park to show his family support and to honor the two little boys who risked their own lives trying to save him.Thos

WRDW-TV - 2018-10-19 00:22:00

Aiken man charged in assault, kidnapping at Colleton Avenue apartment

An Aiken man was charged Tuesday in connection with a reported assault and kidnapping involving a 33-year-old woman at a Colleton Avenue apartment Tuesday in Aiken.Gregory Anthony Diggs, 61, of Colleton Avenue, is charged with first-degree assault and battery, and kidnapping, according to jail recor