Suspect In Armed Standoff Identified


We have learned that an armed stand-off near downtown Augusta that involved more than 50 law enforcement officers and multiple agencies is n…

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Augusta Boil Water Advisory Lifted


WJBF News Channel 6 has learned that the Boil Water Advisory that is affecting around 90,000 people in Augusta and at Fort Gordon was lifted…

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Richmond County Schools Closed Thursday

The Richmond County Board of Education has canceled school for Thursday, due to the Boil Water Advisory for most of Augusta and for Fort Gor…

criminals deceive them into smuggling drugs by asking them to travel overseas.

Elderly Drug Traffickers

    FLORIDA – ABC News (by Geneva Sands)  – Floridian Ralph Soles, 74, said he was caught transporting methamphetamine into New Zealand two …

Scholar Athlete: Allendale Fairfax's Keishanda Taylor (Cover)

Scholar Athlete – Heath Brace

Augusta, GA (WJBF) — Augusta Christian’s Heath Brace is this week’s WJBF Scholar Athlete award winner. Brace is a 4-year start on the Lions …

Chick-fil-A was closed Wednesday because of the boil water advisory.

Some Restaurants Able to Stay Open Through Boil Water Advisory

Augusta, GA (WJBF) — McDonald’s is only serving apple juice, milk and bottled water. Zaxbys has a sign on its doors. Chick-fil-A is empty. S…

Richmond Co Schools Closed - Wednesday February 10th

Parents Share Concerns About How Richmond County School Closure Went Down

Richmond County parents feel the Richmond County School System district could have done a better job informing them about a Boil Water Advis…

Photo of WJBF News Channel 6's George Eskola (left) and Augusta Commissioner Bill Lockett.

Augusta Commissioner Critical Of How Public Was Notified Of Boil Water Advisory

An Augusta Commissioner is critical of the city’s handling of notifying the public about a Boil Water Advisory.

Photo taken at the Highland Avenue Water Treatment Plant in Augusta, Georgia.

4 Minute Spike At Water Plant Reason For Boil Water Advisory

Turbidity is cloudy water and it caused the state to issue a Boil Water Advisory for around 90,000 Augustans and people at Fort Gordon, but …

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CSRA Stores Working To Keep Up With Bottled Water Demand Due To Boil Water Advisory

Augusta residents are continuing to stock up on water, leaving stores scrambling to keep it on the shelves.

Photo of a water jug being filled at Flowing Wells Spring on Wrightsboro Road in Augusta, Georgia.

Flowing Wells Spring Proving Popular During Boil Water Advisory

A popular place in Augusta to get free fresh water from “Mother Nature” is once again proving to be popular, especially during the current B…