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  • Harden St. home damaged by flash flood in Martinez

    Harden St. home damaged by flash flood in Martinez

    Wednesday, July 26 2017 10:39 PM EDT2017-07-27 02:39:16 GMT
    The Reese home in Martinez was knocked from its foundation by rushing flood waters. (source: Waylon Cawley)The Reese home in Martinez was knocked from its foundation by rushing flood waters. (source: Waylon Cawley)

    Heavy rain and flash floods plagued the CSRA Wednesday afternoon. The Reese family in Martinez felt the full effect of the storm first-hand. Jessica Reese says she was sitting on the couch watching a movie when water began flooding in through the back door of her Harden Street home.

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    Heavy rain and flash floods plagued the CSRA Wednesday afternoon. The Reese family in Martinez felt the full effect of the storm first-hand. Jessica Reese says she was sitting on the couch watching a movie when water began flooding in through the back door of her Harden Street home.

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  • UPDATE: New information of Parliament Road morning house fire

    UPDATE: New information of Parliament Road morning house fire

    Thursday, July 27 2017 6:50 AM EDT2017-07-27 10:50:42 GMT
    Source: WFXGSource: WFXG

    One person is dead after a fire on Parliament Road in Martinez early Thursday. Columbia County dispatch says that the call came in at 12:10 A.M. 

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    One person is dead after a fire on Parliament Road in Martinez early Thursday. Columbia County dispatch says that the call came in at 12:10 A.M. 

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  • Power Outages and road closures due to storm 7/26/17

    Power Outages and road closures due to storm 7/26/17

    Wednesday, July 26 2017 5:08 PM EDT2017-07-26 21:08:28 GMT

    Homes throughout the CSRA are without power after a line of severe thunderstorms moved through the area. Several roads and intersections are closed due to flooding.

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    Homes throughout the CSRA are without power after a line of severe thunderstorms moved through the area. Several roads and intersections are closed due to flooding.

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  • Witness describes kilted man with knife, ax charging Richmond police

    Witness describes kilted man with knife, ax charging Richmond police

    Tuesday, July 25 2017 10:08 PM EDT2017-07-26 02:08:37 GMT
    Viewer photo of the alleged suspect (Source: Kevin Barber)Viewer photo of the alleged suspect (Source: Kevin Barber)

    Richmond Police shot and killed a man Tuesday morning who refused to drop the weapons he was holding. One officer was wounded before the suspect was shot.

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    Richmond Police shot and killed a man Tuesday morning who refused to drop the weapons he was holding. One officer was wounded before the suspect was shot.

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  • Family catches dangerous driver on camera in Aiken

    Family catches dangerous driver on camera in Aiken

    Tuesday, July 25 2017 8:05 PM EDT2017-07-26 00:05:28 GMT
    Family catches dangerous driver on camera in Aiken (WFXG)Family catches dangerous driver on camera in Aiken (WFXG)

    On Thursday July 20, a family spotted a driver swerving through streets in Augusta. FOX54s Miya Payton spoke with the family who says it is their duty as citizens to help protect drivers on the roadways.

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    On Thursday July 20, a family spotted a driver swerving through streets in Augusta. FOX54s Miya Payton spoke with the family who says it is their duty as citizens to help protect drivers on the roadways.

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  • Augusta is ranked Top Mid-Market City according to Business Article

    Augusta is ranked Top Mid-Market City according to Business Article

    Wednesday, July 26 2017 10:30 PM EDT2017-07-27 02:30:25 GMT
    (Source: WFXG)(Source: WFXG)

    Southern Business & Development magazine has ranked Augusta as the South's top "Mid-Market of the Year" for growth and investment.  That's big news for the C-S-R-A as a whole. It's an honor that shows Augusta isn't just known for the Masters Tournament – but a staple for growth and opportunities. "That's shows there is a lot of things going on here and the goal is to make sure things continue to go on and we continue to add jobs and investments here in ...

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    Southern Business & Development magazine has ranked Augusta as the South's top "Mid-Market of the Year" for growth and investment.  That's big news for the C-S-R-A as a whole. It's an honor that shows Augusta isn't just known for the Masters Tournament – but a staple for growth and opportunities. "That's shows there is a lot of things going on here and the goal is to make sure things continue to go on and we continue to add jobs and investments here in ...

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  • Aiken man arrested after hours-long standoff with SWAT

    Aiken man arrested after hours-long standoff with SWAT

    Thursday, July 27 2017 12:57 PM EDT2017-07-27 16:57:43 GMT
    Jeremy Ryan Guidroa (source: Aiken County Sheriff's Office)Jeremy Ryan Guidroa (source: Aiken County Sheriff's Office)

    An Aiken man was arrested early Thursday morning after an hours-long standoff with deputies. At around 9:39 p.m. Wednesday, July 26, Aiken County Sheriff's Office deputies responded to an apartment complex on the 3000 block of Old Powderhouse Road in Aiken for a well-being check. 

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    An Aiken man was arrested early Thursday morning after an hours-long standoff with deputies. At around 9:39 p.m. Wednesday, July 26, Aiken County Sheriff's Office deputies responded to an apartment complex on the 3000 block of Old Powderhouse Road in Aiken for a well-being check. 

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  • Video: Newborn abandoned in grocery cart

    Video: Newborn abandoned in grocery cart

    Wednesday, July 26 2017 8:54 AM EDT2017-07-26 12:54:16 GMT
    Wednesday, July 26 2017 9:09 AM EDT2017-07-26 13:09:11 GMT
    Police bodycam video from June 4 shows police talking to witnesses after the newborn baby was found inside a backpack left in a grocery cart. (Source: KXNV/CNN)Police bodycam video from June 4 shows police talking to witnesses after the newborn baby was found inside a backpack left in a grocery cart. (Source: KXNV/CNN)

    Police bodycam video from June 4 shows police talking to witnesses after the newborn baby was found inside a backpack left in a grocery cart. 

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    Police bodycam video from June 4 shows police talking to witnesses after the newborn baby was found inside a backpack left in a grocery cart. 

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  • 2 Aiken men facing child sex charges from years of alleged abuse

    2 Aiken men facing child sex charges from years of alleged abuse

    Monday, July 24 2017 12:35 PM EDT2017-07-24 16:35:28 GMT
    Cary Fulmer (left) and Daniel White (right) (source: Aiken County Detention Center)Cary Fulmer (left) and Daniel White (right) (source: Aiken County Detention Center)

    Two Aiken man have been arrested, accused of sexually abusing a young girl over the course of several years. Aiken County deputies met with an acquaintance of the victim, who told deputies that the girl had been sexually abused by several men since she was six years old.

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    Two Aiken man have been arrested, accused of sexually abusing a young girl over the course of several years. Aiken County deputies met with an acquaintance of the victim, who told deputies that the girl had been sexually abused by several men since she was six years old.

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  • Boy allegedly killed by father saw 'compromising photos'

    Boy allegedly killed by father saw 'compromising photos'

    Thursday, July 27 2017 8:05 AM EDT2017-07-27 12:05:18 GMT
    Thursday, July 27 2017 8:19 AM EDT2017-07-27 12:19:42 GMT

    The indictment stated that 13-year-old Dylan planned to confront his father over "compromising photos." 

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    The indictment stated that 13-year-old Dylan planned to confront his father over "compromising photos." 

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  • UPDATE: Multiple violations found at Dynasty Personal Care Home after death of resident

    UPDATE: Multiple violations found at Dynasty Personal Care Home after death of resident

    Wednesday, July 26 2017 4:29 PM EDT2017-07-26 20:29:27 GMT
    Dynasty Personal Care Home (WFXG)Dynasty Personal Care Home (WFXG)

    The Richmond County Sheriff's Office was called out to Dynasty Personal Care Home on the 1900 block of Kings Grant Drive Tuesday morning. Staff at the assisted living facility told deputies they found fifty-nine-year-old Edward Emile Dath dead at around 9 a.m. that morning.

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    The Richmond County Sheriff's Office was called out to Dynasty Personal Care Home on the 1900 block of Kings Grant Drive Tuesday morning. Staff at the assisted living facility told deputies they found fifty-nine-year-old Edward Emile Dath dead at around 9 a.m. that morning.

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  • Orangeburg deputies warn residents of scam targeting seniors

    Orangeburg deputies warn residents of scam targeting seniors

    Saturday, July 22 2017 7:41 PM EDT2017-07-22 23:41:56 GMT
    Source: WISSource: WIS

    Orangeburg deputies are warning residents of a scam targeting Orangeburg County seniors. 

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    Orangeburg deputies are warning residents of a scam targeting Orangeburg County seniors. 

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  • Scientists build DNA from scratch to alter life's blueprint

    Scientists build DNA from scratch to alter life's blueprint

    Wednesday, July 26 2017 1:17 AM EDT2017-07-26 05:17:20 GMT
    Thursday, July 27 2017 2:19 PM EDT2017-07-27 18:19:20 GMT

    Scientists are building yeast DNA from scratch, a stepping stone toward making new organisms.

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    Scientists are building yeast DNA from scratch, a stepping stone toward making new organisms.

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  • The Latest: Military chief says transgender policy to remain

    The Latest: Military chief says transgender policy to remain

    Thursday, July 27 2017 7:58 AM EDT2017-07-27 11:58:51 GMT
    Thursday, July 27 2017 2:31 PM EDT2017-07-27 18:31:12 GMT
    The former U.S. Army secretary says he's angry and shocked that President Donald Trump "would turn his back on thousands of transgender Americans serving today.".More >>
    The former U.S. Army secretary says he's angry and shocked that President Donald Trump "would turn his back on thousands of transgender Americans serving today.".More >>
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  • Trump's order: Bar all transgender troops from US military

    Trump's order: Bar all transgender troops from US military

    Wednesday, July 26 2017 9:28 AM EDT2017-07-26 13:28:15 GMT
    Thursday, July 27 2017 4:29 AM EDT2017-07-27 08:29:06 GMT

    President Donald Trump says he will bar transgender individuals from serving "in any capacity" in the armed forces.

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    President Donald Trump says he will bar transgender individuals from serving "in any capacity" in the armed forces.

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  • Augusta Named the South’s “Mid-Market of the Year” for 2017

    Augusta Named the South’s “Mid-Market of the Year” for 2017

    Wednesday, July 26 2017 11:22 AM EDT2017-07-26 15:22:38 GMT
    (Source: WFXG)(Source: WFXG)

    Southern Business & Development magazine has named Augusta to the South’s top honor as the best “Mid-Market of the Year” in 2017, according to the Augusta Economic Development Authority.

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    Southern Business & Development magazine has named Augusta to the South’s top honor as the best “Mid-Market of the Year” in 2017, according to the Augusta Economic Development Authority.

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  • Aiken County Animal Shelter evacuated after lightning strike causes fire

    Aiken County Animal Shelter evacuated after lightning strike causes fire

    Wednesday, July 26 2017 5:23 PM EDT2017-07-26 21:23:37 GMT
    Aiken Animal Shelter 7/26/17Aiken Animal Shelter 7/26/17

    The Aiken Animal shelter was evacuated Wednesday afternoon after a lightning strike caused a minor fire in the facility. According to officials at the scene, the strike happened at around 4:30 p.m.

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    The Aiken Animal shelter was evacuated Wednesday afternoon after a lightning strike caused a minor fire in the facility. According to officials at the scene, the strike happened at around 4:30 p.m.

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  • "In It 2 Win It" block party

    "In It 2 Win It" block party

    Thursday, July 27 2017 7:23 AM EDT2017-07-27 11:23:38 GMT

    This weekend something special will be going on for kids getting ready to head back to school.

    Saturday, July 29th Mount Sinai Missionary Baptist Church will host it's "In it 2 Win It " block party.

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    This weekend something special will be going on for kids getting ready to head back to school.

    Saturday, July 29th Mount Sinai Missionary Baptist Church will host it's "In it 2 Win It " block party.

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  • UP FUR ADOPTION NOW: Oakley

    UP FUR ADOPTION NOW: Oakley

    Thursday, July 20 2017 5:23 AM EDT2017-07-20 09:23:59 GMT
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    Up Fur Adoption Now is Oakley!  He's a 3 to 4 year old Staffordshire Terrier mix and is beautiful! Oakley came to Bully4you Rescue & Rehabilitation, based out of Warrenville South Carolina, about 4 months ago. 

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    Up Fur Adoption Now is Oakley!  He's a 2 to 3 year old Staffordshire Terrier mix and is beautiful! Oakley came to Bully4you Rescue & Rehabilitation, based out of Warrenville South Carolina, about 4 months ago. 

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