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This Rockport trio has holiday spirit despite sad circumstances

ROCKPORT - The facts would add up to a sad story if not for the intangible conqueror, love. Amy, 18 months, born three months premature, requires around-the-clock care, a complicated task that falls on her mother Cheryl, whose opportunities for respite are few. Amy has a feeding tube for an expensiv

CORPUS CHRISTI CALLER - 2017-11-23 01:00:00

Rockport volunteer firefighters receive grants to aid in Hurricane Harvey rebuild

Nearly three months after Hurricane Harvey tore through the Texas coast, residents near the storm's ground-zero - Rockport - are working to resurrect the neighborhood. Wochit For weeks after Hurricane Harvey, volunteer firefighters in Rockport called their fire station home. Gillian Cox, public in


State officials remove sunken damage along Texas coast

Officials yanked the equivalent of an armada from the Texas coast after Hurricane Harvey. Of the 676 boats that sank in state waters in late August, 77 sank in local ports from Seadrift to Palacios, said Robb Muil, the area manager for oil prevention and response for the Texas General Land Office. M


Boots, business BBQ fundraising dinner provides support

The Coastal Bend area, including Aransas Pass, Ingleside and Ingleside on the Bay, was the first hit by Hurricane Harvey and also the first to be forgotten, said State Rep. Todd Hunter, but he added it will also be the first to come back and recover from the storm. Hunter was addressing the crowd of


Island Report - Texas Sealife Center

Island Moon publisher Dale Rankin pays a visit to the Texas Sealife Center. CORPUS CHRISTI (KIII NEWS) - Hurricane Harvey tore through Port Aransas it decimated the Amos Rehabilitation Keep which was home to about one hundred injured animals. The animals needed a new place to go, and the place they

KIII TV3 - 2017-11-23 04:37:31

Two local veterans receive $5,000 thanks to generous donation

CORPUS CHRISTI (KIII NEWS) - The founder of America's Mighty Warriors presented a $50,000 check Wednesday to Church Unlimited Pastor Bil Cornelius. Charity founder Debbie Lee, who presented the check, said she founded America's Mighty Warriors because of her own son's sacrifice. "My son was the firs

KIII TV3 - 2017-11-23 00:29:57

Port Aransas residents spending Thanksgiving on the beach

CORPUS CHRISTI (KIII NEWS) - While most are planning to eat their Thanksgiving meals in the comfort of their own home, that's not the case for a couple of homeless Port Aransas men who have been helping the community rebuild since Harvey. For them, they'll be spending Thanksgiving on the beach, but

KIII TV3 - 2017-11-23 00:29:03

Help spread Christmas cheer to children in need

The proceeds and toys will benefit the Women's Shelter of South Texas, Ark Shelter for Youth in Calallen, and the Corpus Christi Hope House. CORPUS CHRISTI (KIII NEWS) - South Side Calavera's goal is to see children in need smile for the holiday season. The motorcycle club will kick off their 6th a

KIII TV3 - 2017-11-24 00:44:44

Columbia County teams up with Grovetown and Harlem to work with consulting firm to attract new business

COLUMBIA COUNTY, Ga.(WJBF) - As Columbia County continues to boom with new businesses, the Economic Development Authority is working to bring even more merchants and companies to the county and outlying cities. Everywhere you look in Columbia County, you see more store fronts popping up. Now, the co

WJBF.COM - 2017-11-22 22:11:20

Volunteers working together to improve the Grovetown area

Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017 GROVETOWN, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) -- Frank Estrada started using the phrase "Team Grovetown" as a joke on social media - it quickly turned into something that is now benefiting the community. Estrada says he was tired of seeing divisiveness among Grovetown residents on Facebook. So


City of Grovetown talks annexing

CITY OF GROVETOWN, Ga.(WJBF) - The city of Grovetown is talking about expanding it's boundaries. City leaders are looking into the possibility of annexing out to businesses and residents in Columbia County. There's no doubt the city of Grovetown has grown over the years. Now, city leaders are talkin


Structure fire shuts down portion of Old Augusta Highway in Columbia County

COLUMBIA COUNTY, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) -- Columbia County fire crews are currently responding to a structure fire on Old Augusta Highway Fire officials say when the first unit arrived on scene the structure was fully involved. They are unsure if there was anyone inside when the fire started. Deputies hav

WRDW-TV - 2017-11-24 18:39:00

Columbia Co: Temporary road closure Steeplechase Way

Columbia County wants to inform drivers of a temporary road closure at the intersection of Steeplechase Way and Washington Road. The road closure will prevent any thru traffic at the intersection. The temporary road closure will be from 9:00 a.m. Monday, November 27, 2017, lasting thru Friday, Decem

WFXG.COM - 2017-11-24 14:49:20

52nd annual Chitlin Strut in Salley

The 52nd annual Chitlin Strut is ready to go in Salley, SC. The Chitlin Strut will be held Saturday, November 25 all day on 230 Pine St. NW Salley, SC 29137. Activities scheduled for this year's Chitlin Strut include a parade, food, arts and crafts, carnival, beauty pageant, and of course, lots of c

WFXG.COM - 2017-11-24 14:36:06

Thanksgiving with a twist served to servicemen and women at Fort Gordon

Fort Gordon's dining facility #1 puts a special touch on Thanksgiving dinner. FORT GORDON, Ga. (WJBF) - Thousands who sacrifice their lives to keep us safe took part in Thanksgiving by enjoying a meal. Fort Gordon held its annual Thanksgiving Day tradition where service men and women and their fam

WJBF.COM - 2017-11-23 22:17:11

Huge crowd of shoppers at Augusta Mall

As expected a big turnout at the Augusta Mall for Black Friday shoppers, all eager to catch great deals. Shoppers went in and out of stores and making their purchases. Workers at the mall say what people see on Black Friday does not happen over night. Mall employees have been working hard to make s

WFXG.COM - 2017-11-24 03:06:48

Three people injured when car rolls in Twin Falls County

TWIN FALLS, Idaho (KMVT/KSVT) Three people were injured when their car rolled in Twin Falls County on Thursday night. Idaho State Police say the car took a corner too fast and rolled into a field on 3000 E near Foothill Road. The driver of the car was ejected from the car. That person was Lifefligh

KMVT - 2017-11-24 05:07:00

Twin Falls Police say lack of attention has lead to swarm of crashes

TWIN FALLS, Idaho (KMVT/KSVT) In the past month the Twin Falls Police Department has had about 140 crashes in city limits. From Monday to Thursday morning they saw 25. The police department says a reason for the swarm of crashes could have something to do with people not paying attention. They say

KMVT - 2017-11-24 03:12:00

One person dead after crash in Blaine County

CAREY, Idaho (KMVT/KSVT) One person is dead and another is injured after a crash in Blaine County on Wednesday. Will Fruehling, the Blaine County Sheriff's Office chief deputy, said the crash happened south of Carey on Highway 26 somewhere near the cutoff road. One person died at the scene of the

KMVT - 2017-11-24 02:18:00

Three people die in crash south of Council

COUNCIL, Idaho (KMVT/KSVT) Three people died in a crash on U.S. Highway 95 south of Council on Wednesday. George Manessis, of Council, James Kolesar, of Coeur d'Alene and Daniel Burton, of Coeur d'Alene all died because of the collision. Idaho State Police say a Dodge Ram was driving north on the

KMVT - 2017-11-24 08:52:00