Wrights Avenue Standoff

Negotiations Continue in Augusta Standoff

UPDATE 3:35 AM — Officials on Scene tell News Channel Six that Multiple  gun shots were fired by the suspect who has barricaded himself insi…

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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…

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…

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 …

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.

Map graphic showing the areas affected by a Boil Water Advisory issued for Fort Gordon and most of Augusta, Georgia. (Courtesy: Augusta, GA government website)

Interactive Map Created For Augusta, Fort Gordon Boil Water Advisory

Click for information on an interactive map that lets users search for their address and determine if they are located in the area affected …

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…

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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.

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Schools, Hospitals, Restaurants and Fort Gordon Impacted by Richmond County Boil Water Advisory

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Click for the latest list of schools, medical centers, and businesses that are closing on Thursday, February 11th in Richmond County due to …

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 …

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…