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RCSO looking to identify man, wanted for questioning

AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) -- Authorities are looking for the man pictured above. He is wanted for questioning in reference to a cell phone theft. The theft was said to have taken place at Yeung Supermarket on Olive Road in Augusta on March 19, 2018. The Richmond County Sheriff's Office asks that anyo

WRDW-TV - 2018-03-22 00:41:00

Police: Driver drops phone, swerves and crashes into Aiken home

Thursday, March 22, 2018 AIKEN, S.C. (WRDW/WAGT) -- A driver of a pickup truck is being cited with careless driving after the truck crashed into a home on Jehossee Drive in Aiken. According to Aiken Public Safety, the driver possibly dropped their phone and went to retrieve it, swerved, and went int

WRDW-TV - 2018-03-22 16:17:00

UPDATE | Owner of daycare faces multiple charged for leaving kids locked in building

Wednesday, March 21, 2018 Karen Jones, the owner of Karen's Kiddie Korner, was arrested Friday after investigators say she left nine children alone, locked inside. AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) -- After facing a judge Wednesday, Karen Jones faces nine counts of false imprisonment, as well as nine counts

WRDW-TV - 2018-03-21 22:40:00

Suspect sought in Howard Johnson assault and robbery

AIKEN, S.C. (WJBF) - The Aiken Department of Public Safety is asking for the public's help in finding an armed robbery suspect. 27-year-old Willie Troy Morris is wanted for 1st Degree Burglary, Kidnapping, Strong Armed Robbery and 1st Degree Assault & Battery. Morris allegedly broke into a room at t

WJBF.COM - 2018-03-22 16:13:10

Augusta Prep Golf Team involved in bus accident south of Macon

JONES COUNTY, Ga. (WJBF/WGXA) - NewsChannel 6 has learned that a bus carrying Augusta Prep's golf team has been involved in a bus accident. ABC affiliate WGXA tells us that the accident happened just before 12:30 p.m. on Highway 49 just sound of Macon, Ga. The team were on their way to Perry, Ga. Of

WJBF.COM - 2018-03-22 19:14:39

ADPS asking for public's help locating Aiken hotel robbery suspect

The Aiken Department of Public Safety is asking for the community's help in locating a suspect wanted for attacking a man at a local hotel. Just before 10:30 a.m. on Mar. 4, ADPS responded to the Howard Johnson hotel on Whiskey Road for a reported assault. The victim, who was found in his room with

WFXG.COM - 2018-03-22 16:32:38

Sprouts Farmer Market seeking to fill 150 positions to open their new location in Augusta.

A job fair held on March 22 at the Hilton Garden Inn in Augusta on Stevens Creek Road. Sprouts Farmers Market is seeking to hire 150 people to open their new location. Walk-in interviews will be conducted through out the day from 8 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.; 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. Attendees are able to speak dire

WFXG.COM - 2018-03-22 13:34:23

Man robbed, assaulted inside Aiken hotel room

Thursday, March 22, 2018 AIKEN, S.C. (WRDW/WAGT) -- Aiken Department of Public Safety officers are investigating a robbery and assault at a Howard Johnson hotel. It happened on March 4th at the location on Whiskey Road. That's where officers found 70-year-old Randy Brittain laying on the floor of a

WRDW-TV - 2018-03-22 19:18:00

Second suspect in North Augusta carjacking charged, third suspect still at large

The Aiken County Sheriff's Office charged a second man Monday in connection to a carjacking on Westin Street in North Augusta last month. Garrick Terrion Campbell, 27, of Pond Lane in Johnston, is charged with armed robbery, carjacking, first-degree assault and battery, kidnapping and possession of


Two people injured after accident on Jefferson Davis Highway

NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C. (WRDW/WAGT) -- Law enforcement say two people were taken to the hospital after a possible wrong-way crash accident on Jefferson Davis Highway Wednesday morning. Dispatchers say the call came in around 3:19 am. The accident happened near the Greg's Gas Plus on Highway 78. Officers

WRDW-TV - 2018-03-21 13:28:00

Warrenville teen arrested for third time in less than a year

An Warrenville teen who just can't seem to stay out of trouble was arrested early Tuesday morning for the third time in less than a year. Desmond Bates, 19, of the 200 block of Saint Johns Place in Warrenville, is now charged with simple possession of marijuana and contributing to the delinquency of


Some downtown Augusta restaurants say goodbye to straws

Wednesday, March 21, 2018 AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) -- Next week, some downtown Augusta restaurants will take on "the last straw" challenge. Under the challenge, some of your favorite places to eat and drink will stop putting straws in drinks, unless patrons ask for them. It's an effort to cut down o

WRDW-TV - 2018-03-21 18:12:00

Concerts coming up in Augusta

AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) - With the new season comes new events and concerts to attend across the Garden City. We've compiled a list of some of those hot ticket shows. April 2 - Who: Ray Fulcher and Cody Web Where: Country Club Dance Hall and Saloon Tickets: Free at the door April 3 - Who: Brett Mic

WRDW-TV - 2018-03-21 22:52:00

SRP Park fluid traffic plan, parking options; city looking to hire trolley drivers

NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C. (WJBF) - North Augusta City Administrator Todd Glover walked WJBF NewsChannel 6 through the proposed traffic plan for baseball games at SRP Stadium. "Our parking decks are color coded so we have specific traffic ingress and egress for each color coded deck and then we have speci

WJBF.COM - 2018-03-21 20:05:53

One person taken to the hospital after shooting near Gordon Highway

AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) -- Richmond County dispatch says one person was taken to the hospital after a shooting on Leyland Place near Gordon Highway. They say it happened around 8:30 Monday evening. Details are limited at the moment. We have reached out to the sheriff's office for more information a


UPDATE | Winner of Aiken Powerball ticket comes forward

Monday, March 19, 2018 AIKEN, S.C. (WRDW/WAGT) -- A man traveling through South Carolina is now $2 million richer, after picking up a winning ticket in Aiken. The winner, whose name has not been released, lives in North Carolina. He says he checked the ticket a few times to make sure his eyes weren'


City of Aiken honored as best small town in the south

Tuesday, March 20, 2018 News 12 @ 6 O'clock / NBC 26 News at 7 AIKEN, S.C. (WRDW/WAGT) -- The city was given the title "Best Small Town in the South" by Southern Living magazine. But they say they're not getting complacent and there's a lot going on behind the scenes to keep Aiken's landscape lookin


South Aiken knocks off second-ranked North Augusta

NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C. (WJBF) - South Aiken defeated 4A No. 2 North Augusta 5-3 on Tuesday night. The Thoroughbreds improved to 4-0, 2-0 in region play, while the Yellow Jackets fell to 6-3, 1-1. NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C. (WJBF) - South Aiken defeated 4A No. 2 North Augusta 5-3 on Tuesday night. The Thorough


Aiken man charged with exposing himself at Aiken Mall

An Aiken man was charged Saturday after he was caught exposing himself inside Books-A-Million inside the Aiken Mall on Whiskey Road. Vincent Tyrone Callahan, 29, of Adams Road, is charged with two counts of exposure of private parts in lewd and lascivious manner and trespass after notice, according


North Augusta man killed in fatal crash in Aiken County

The South Carolina Highway Patrol and the Aiken County Coroner's Office are investigating a fatal early morning crash in North Augusta. Dexter N. Young Jr., 25, of Rainbow Falls Road, North Augusta, was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash on Rainbow Falls Rd. Young was driving North on Rainbow