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Crime blotter for Dec. 15
According to reports provided by the Aiken County Sheriff's Office:. An employee with an Aiken gas station on Robert M. Bell Parkway called police Thursday after three unknown black males stole multiple items from the store. The employee told deputies one suspect distracted her, questioning her by t
1 injured in North Augusta dog attack
NORTH AUGUSTA, SC (WFXG) - North Augusta Public Safety Officers are investigating a dog attack. The attack happened Friday afternoon on Bridle Path. Dispatch confirms that 1 person was injured.
North Augusta recognizes stand-out employees
Employees of the city of North Augusta enjoyed fellowship and some barbecue Friday afternoon as part of the city’s annual employee appreciation lunch at the Community Center.
Pedestrian struck and killed on Mike Padgett Hwy. identified
AUGUSTA, GA (WFXG) - The woman struck and killed this morning on Mike Padgett Hwy. has been identified. April M. Sims, a 39-year-old homeless woman, was hit by a vehicle on the 3100 block of Mike Padgett Hwy. at around 6:38 a.m. Friday morning. She was pronounced dead at 7:25 a.m. The cause of death
The Mule Opens in Augusta
Augusta, Ga (WJBF) - Augusta and Clint Eastwood are now on the big screen. There was a line waiting at the door at Riverwatch Cinemas today for the first showing of the movie "The Mule."
North Augusta High students could be in new classrooms by end of January
Students could be in the new classroom addition at North Augusta High School by the end of January or the first of February 2019. Dr. Shawn Foster, the chief officer of Operations and Student Services for the Aiken County Public School District, updated Aiken County School Board members on construct
Warrenville man charged with abandoning puppy in Aiken hotel room
A Warrenville man was charged Thursday in connection with an incident in March, where a puppy was abandoned with no food or water in an Aiken hotel room. Richard John Hickox, 54, of the 200 block of Chalk Bed Road, is charged with animal cruelty/abandonment of an animal, according to jail records.
Local leaders look at past and future at N.A. Chamber breakfast
Looking back at 2018 and forward to 2019, local leaders adressed the state of North Augusta on Friday morning. At the North Augusta Chamber of Commerce’s ‘State of our Community’ breakfast, North Augusta Mayor Bob Pettit said he thinks 2018 has been a pretty good year for the city. Pettit mentioned
The Spirit of Collaboration Alive & Well in the North Augusta Community
A Community Panel comprised of representatives from our local government, the school district and the military will come together to discuss the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats they will be facing in the year ahead.
Jackson man pleads guilty to threatening Aiken County sheriff, injuring SLED agent
A Jackson man pleaded guilty earlier this month to making threats against Aiken County Sheriff Michael Hunt and injuring a South Carolina Law Enforcement Division agent during his arrest in December 2017.
Most Wanted by Aiken County Sheriff's Office: Dec. 12
Most Wanted list provided by Aiken County Sheriff's Office. Call 803-648-6811 with information about any of the suspects.
Oil from King Mill leaks into Savannah River
AUGUSTA, GA (WFXG) - Oil from a broken machine at the historic King Mill in Augusta has leaked into the Savannah River, causing a sheen that could be seen all along downtown Augusta.
2nd suspect identified in stolen vehicle pursuit in Aiken County
GRANITEVILLE, S.C. (WJBF) - Investigators have identified the second suspect in Monday's stolen vehicle pursuit in Aiken County. Authorities are searching for 39-year-old James Marion Sanders.
Flash Flood and Severe Weather Risk in Eastern South Carolina Friday
Yet another strong storm system is approaching the Palmetto State. On a weekend, of course. But this one will bring all rain. And a lot of it. A Flash Flood Watch has been issued for the Pee Dee region of South Carolina through Saturday afternoon, where two to four inches of rain is expected in this
Crime blotter for Dec. 14
According to reports provided by the Aiken County Sheriff's Office:. A Warrenville woman reported Thursday morning her boyfriend assaulted her after they got into an altercation at their Railroad Street home over him “smelling like another woman.” The woman said the suspect pushed her onto the couch
New homes for older residents, families could be coming to Aiken, South Carolina
AIKEN, S.C. (WJBF) - An old building that has stood the test of time could soon have an even longer life. The Old Aiken Hospital and the old County Administration complex, the site has been known by different names. Now plans are on the table that could change nine acres of property into new apartme
Sheriff: Woman dies after South Carolina deputy shooting
SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) - A woman has died after a shooting involving a South Carolina sheriff's deputy, but the sheriff says investigators don't know whether she killed herself.
Columbia County parents to learn about rezoning plans at meeting
AUGUSTA, Ga. (WJBF) - Happening Thursday night, Columbia County parents are invited to learn more about the school district's rezoning plans. Columbia County Board of Education met last month to talk rezoning, originally planning to move elementary and high school-aged students.
Augusta-filmed movie "The Mule" hitting theaters Friday
(WRDW/WAGT) -- Clint Eastwood, Lawrence Fishburn and Bradley Cooper are all names we wouldn't typically think of when we think about Augusta, but all four are meeting up on the big screen Friday.
South Carolina Pastor Under Fire for Giving Wife $200K Lamborghini as Anniversary Present
A South Carolina pastor has responded to the backlash he’s faced after presenting his wife with a $200,000 Lamborghini as a gift for their eight-year wedding anniversary. John Gray, leader of Relentless Church in Greenville, caught the internet’s attention this week when a viral video showed him giv