WJBF Counts Down The 40 Top Local Stories From 2015

WJBF Top 40 Stories graphic
WJBF Top 40 Stories graphic

Augusta, GA (WJBF) – We are ringing in the New Year all this week by counting down the Top 40 local stories of 2015 as they happened on WJBF News Channel 6!

Our John Hart will unveil 10 per day Monday evening through Thursday evening at 6pm, 10pm, 11pm and on “Good Morning Augusta” Tuesday through Friday.

Our countdown culminates with number one on New Year’s Eve. And, you can find any segment you missed right here!

Here are numbers 40 through 31:

40) Johnston, SC Train Crash – May 14th
39) Warren Bridge Closed – July 14th
38) Student Shot at Hornsby Elementary – August 25th
37) Glover Grove Baptist Church in Warrenville Burns – June 26th
36) Sean Frantom Elected District 7 Commissioner – April 14th
35) Former Coroner Grover Tuten Sentenced – September 15th
34) Scuttle’s Island Moved To North Augusta – September 4th
33) Martin, SC Train Deraliment – January 27th
32) Berckmans Road Project Groundbreaking – March 27th
31) Lockdown at Paine College – March 24th

Here are numbers 30 through 21:

30) Moxie the Miracle Dog – September 4th
29) Ben Harbin Resigns – June 30th
28) Jodi Lott Wins Georgia House District 122 – December 1st
27) Rick Allen Sworn In – January 29th
26) R.O.C.K In The C.S.R.A. (Major concerts) – various dates
25) Wrightsboro Road Construction – various dates
24) Rick Osbon Elected Aiken Mayor – November 3rd
23) Monique Sullivan Sentenced – July 23rd
22) Gun at Bayvale Elementary – January 14th
21) Paine College Financial Troubles – October 28th

Here are numbers 20 through 11:

20) Palmetto Pipeline Controversy – various dates
19) Project Jackson Delays – various dates
18) Brother and Sister Reunited After 40 Years – August 7th
17) SPLOST Package Approved – November 3rd
16) Conjoined Twins Born, Then Die – November 12th
15) South Carolina Flooding – October 8th
14) Supreme Court Legalizes Same Sex Marriage – June 26th
13) 5 Georgia Southern Students Killed In Crash – April 22nd
12) Cannabis Oil Allowed In Georgia – March 28th
11) Steve Spurrier Retires – October 12th

Here are numbers 10 through 1:

10) Mark Richt Out, Kirby Smart In – November 29th
9) Paris Attacks – November 13th
8) Confederate Battle Flag Removed – July 10th
7) Hardie Davis Sworn In As Mayor – January 5th
6) Marshall Square Fire – June 2nd
5) Jordan Spieth Wins Masters – April 12th
4) Charleston Church Massacre – June 17th
3) Ricardo Azziz Resigns – January 15th
2) Brooks Keel Named GRU President – July 8th
1) GRU Renamed Augusta University – September 15th

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