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      • Upcoming yard sale in Martinez will help seniors in nursing homes

        Upcoming yard sale in Martinez will help seniors in nursing homes

        Monday, October 23 2017 10:29 AM EDT2017-10-23 14:29:28 GMT
        Yard sale; Credit: PabloYard sale; Credit: Pablo

        When HELP Can’t Wait (WHCW) is having a Yard Sale on Saturday, November 11th. All proceeds will benefit WHCW's mission to help needy seniors in area nursing homes. WHCW, a nonprofit, is overstocked with quality donations to our Classy Closet Thrift Store. The Classy Closet provides revenue to supply current needs for the comfort and convenience of elderly, and often forgotten, nursing home residents. They have items like: household goods, small appliances, déc...

        When HELP Can’t Wait (WHCW) is having a Yard Sale on Saturday, November 11th. All proceeds will benefit WHCW's mission to help needy seniors in area nursing homes. WHCW, a nonprofit, is overstocked with quality donations to our Classy Closet Thrift Store. The Classy Closet provides revenue to supply current needs for the comfort and convenience of elderly, and often forgotten, nursing home residents. They have items like: household goods, small appliances, déc...

      • Charlie Norwood VA showcases mobile technology

        Charlie Norwood VA showcases mobile technology

        Monday, October 23 2017 10:20 AM EDT2017-10-23 14:20:46 GMT
        Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center closures and updates, Source: WFXGCharlie Norwood VA Medical Center closures and updates, Source: WFXG

        the Charlie Norwood VA hospital is showcasing a new gadget. The new mobile technology will help veterans living in rural areas. 

        the Charlie Norwood VA hospital is showcasing a new gadget. The new mobile technology will help veterans living in rural areas. 

      • Valdosta police collar burglary suspect

        Valdosta police collar burglary suspect

        Monday, October 23 2017 10:20 AM EDT2017-10-23 14:20:18 GMT
        Elliott Chandler (source: Lowndes Co. Sheriff)Elliott Chandler (source: Lowndes Co. Sheriff)

        Just before midnight on Friday, October 21, 2017 Valdosta Police responded to a burglary alarm signal from the Advance Auto Parts store on North St. Augustine Road.

        Just before midnight on Friday, October 21, 2017 Valdosta Police responded to a burglary alarm signal from the Advance Auto Parts store on North St. Augustine Road.

      • 1st Annual Hair Affair Natural Hair Show

        1st Annual Hair Affair Natural Hair Show

        Monday, October 23 2017 10:06 AM EDT2017-10-23 14:06:29 GMT

        The1st Annual Hair Affair Natural Hair Show will take place Sunday, November 12th at the Bernie Ward Community Center. The event is being presented by Kreative Kulture Hair Salon.

        The1st Annual Hair Affair Natural Hair Show will take place Sunday, November 12th at the Bernie Ward Community Center. The event is being presented by Kreative Kulture Hair Salon.

      • Harris Co. Sheriff's Office searching for wanted sex offender

        Harris Co. Sheriff's Office searching for wanted sex offender

        Monday, October 23 2017 10:06 AM EDT2017-10-23 14:06:04 GMT
        (Source: Facebook, @harriscountysheriffsinvestigations)(Source: Facebook, @harriscountysheriffsinvestigations)

        The Harris County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a wanted sex offender.  

        The Harris County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a wanted sex offender.  

      • CSRA here's how you may be at risk for a phone scam

        CSRA here's how you may be at risk for a phone scam

        Monday, October 23 2017 10:05 AM EDT2017-10-23 14:05:46 GMT
        Richmond Co. Sheriff's Office warns businesses of phone scams; Credit: RCSORichmond Co. Sheriff's Office warns businesses of phone scams; Credit: RCSO

        The Richmond County Sheriff's Office says phone scams are on the rise again. This time the scams are targeting businesses open late or overnight where employees are on duty without the ability to contact administrative personnel to confirm the details of being given through a phone call. They are asking business owners to post this flier.  It reads: "Thousands of dollars have been lost through phone scams!  Please print this flyer and post in your businesses where th...

        The Richmond County Sheriff's Office says phone scams are on the rise again. This time the scams are targeting businesses open late or overnight where employees are on duty without the ability to contact administrative personnel to confirm the details of being given through a phone call. They are asking business owners to post this flier.  It reads: "Thousands of dollars have been lost through phone scams!  Please print this flyer and post in your businesses where th...

      • TRAFFIC ALERT: Traffic at standstill following accident on I-185 northbound

        TRAFFIC ALERT: Traffic at standstill following accident on I-185 northbound

        Monday, October 23 2017 9:56 AM EDT2017-10-23 13:56:03 GMT
        (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)

        Traffic is currently at a standstill following a car accident on Interstate 185 northbound.  

        Traffic is currently at a standstill following a car accident on Interstate 185 northbound.  

      • Riverside Middle School participates in National Bullying Prevention Month

        Riverside Middle School participates in National Bullying Prevention Month

        Monday, October 23 2017 9:49 AM EDT2017-10-23 13:49:46 GMT
        WFXGWFXG

        Schools across the CSRA are actively standing against bullying, especially now as October is National Bullying Prevention Month. Riverside Middle School in Columbia County is participating and taking a stance the whole week of 10/23- 10/27. 

        Schools across the CSRA are actively standing against bullying, especially now as October is National Bullying Prevention Month. Riverside Middle School in Columbia County is participating and taking a stance the whole week of 10/23- 10/27. 

      • TRAFFIC ALERT: Car accident delays traffic on Hwy. 80 near exit 1

        TRAFFIC ALERT: Car accident delays traffic on Hwy. 80 near exit 1

        Monday, October 23 2017 9:19 AM EDT2017-10-23 13:19:40 GMT
        (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)

        A car accident has delayed traffic on Highway 80 westbound Monday morning. 

        A car accident has delayed traffic on Highway 80 westbound Monday morning. 

      • Up Fur Adoption Now: Molly (Adopted)

        Up Fur Adoption Now: Molly (Adopted)

        Monday, October 23 2017 9:15 AM EDT2017-10-23 13:15:31 GMT
        Molly (WFXG)Molly (WFXG)

        It's not going to take long for Miss Molly to get adopted! Just look at her cute little face. She and her handler, Joe Gudrun, appeared on Fox 54 on October 12th 2017.  Molly is only 6 months old and is a Manchester Terrier Mix. 

        It's not going to take long for Miss Molly to get adopted! Just look at her cute little face. She and her handler, Joe Gudrun, appeared on Fox 54 on October 12th 2017.  Molly is only 6 months old and is a Manchester Terrier Mix. 

      • Columbus Botanical Garden opens annual scarecrow trail

        Columbus Botanical Garden opens annual scarecrow trail

        Monday, October 23 2017 8:33 AM EDT2017-10-23 12:33:12 GMT
        (Source: columbusbotanicalgarden.org)(Source: columbusbotanicalgarden.org)

        Scarecrows are widely used as a symbol for Halloween and can be a creative craft to display on a festive day. 

        Scarecrows are widely used as a symbol for Halloween and can be a creative craft to display on a festive day. 

      • Suspects wanted for shoplifting at Columbia County Kroger

        Suspects wanted for shoplifting at Columbia County Kroger

        Monday, October 23 2017 8:28 AM EDT2017-10-23 12:28:21 GMT
        Kroger shoplifting suspects; Source: Columbia County Sheriff's OfficeKroger shoplifting suspects; Source: Columbia County Sheriff's Office

        Authorities in Columbia County are searching for suspects they say shoplifted from a Kroger grocery store. It happened on Oct. 15th at...

        Authorities in Columbia County are searching for suspects they say shoplifted from a Kroger grocery store. It happened on Oct. 15th at...

      • First Alert Weather Day: Widespread rain likely, isolated severe weather possible Monday

        First Alert Weather Day: Widespread rain likely, isolated severe weather possible Monday

        Monday, October 23 2017 8:27 AM EDT2017-10-23 12:27:01 GMT
        (Source: Pixabay)(Source: Pixabay)

        Monday has been declared a First Alert Weather Day by the First Alert Forecast Team due to impacts of rain, as well as a low risk of severe weather during the afternoon and evening.

        Monday has been declared a First Alert Weather Day by the First Alert Forecast Team due to impacts of rain, as well as a low risk of severe weather during the afternoon and evening.

      • Atlanta United to host their first ever MLS playoff game

        Atlanta United to host their first ever MLS playoff game

        Monday, October 23 2017 8:22 AM EDT2017-10-23 12:22:36 GMT
        Monday, October 23 2017 8:22 AM EDT2017-10-23 12:22:36 GMT
        (Source: WGCL)(Source: WGCL)

        The Atlanta United will play in their first ever MLS playoff game at Mercedes-Benz Stadium when they play host to the Columbus Crew on Thursday. 

        The Atlanta United will play in their first ever MLS playoff game at Mercedes-Benz Stadium when they play host to the Columbus Crew on Thursday. 

      • St. Francis hosts "girls night out" to raise breast health awareness

        St. Francis hosts "girls night out" to raise breast health awareness

        Monday, October 23 2017 7:27 AM EDT2017-10-23 11:27:40 GMT
        (Source: Facebook, @wecareforlife)(Source: Facebook, @wecareforlife)

        St. Francis Hospital will host a ‘night out for the girls’ to raise awareness of the importance of mammography during Breast Cancer Awareness Month. 

        St. Francis Hospital will host a ‘night out for the girls’ to raise awareness of the importance of mammography during Breast Cancer Awareness Month. 

      • 15-year-old killed in shooting at McDonald’s on Savannah's Southside

        15-year-old killed in shooting at McDonald’s on Savannah's Southside

        Monday, October 23 2017 7:25 AM EDT2017-10-23 11:25:31 GMT
        (Source: SCMPD)(Source: SCMPD)

        A 15-year-old is dead after a shooting at a McDonald’s on Abercorn Street in Savannah.

        A 15-year-old is dead after a shooting at a McDonald’s on Abercorn Street in Savannah.

      • 1 critically injured after car plunges off bridge

        1 critically injured after car plunges off bridge

        Monday, October 23 2017 7:15 AM EDT2017-10-23 11:15:46 GMT
        One man was critically injured when a car went off a bridge in Baker County. (Source: WALB)One man was critically injured when a car went off a bridge in Baker County. (Source: WALB)

        One person in the car was able to get out and call for help but a second person was trapped inside. 

        One person in the car was able to get out and call for help but a second person was trapped inside. 

      • Handguns stolen from vehicles in Cartersville

        Handguns stolen from vehicles in Cartersville

        Monday, October 23 2017 7:00 AM EDT2017-10-23 11:00:51 GMT
        Monday, October 23 2017 7:00 AM EDT2017-10-23 11:00:51 GMT
        Source: Cartersville Police DepartmentSource: Cartersville Police Department

        Police are searching for three suspects accused of breaking into several vehicles and stealing guns and other items. 

        Police are searching for three suspects accused of breaking into several vehicles and stealing guns and other items. 

      • Dougherty County Republican Party hosts first-ever 'meet and greet'

        Dougherty County Republican Party hosts first-ever 'meet and greet'

        Monday, October 23 2017 6:33 AM EDT2017-10-23 10:33:00 GMT
        The Manor House hosts the Dougherty County Republican Party Meet and Greet (Source: WALB)The Manor House hosts the Dougherty County Republican Party Meet and Greet (Source: WALB)

        On Saturday community members gathered to meet and greet Republican federal and state leaders running for office next fall. 

        On Saturday community members gathered to meet and greet Republican federal and state leaders running for office next fall. 

      • Appling County inmate who escaped work detail recaptured

        Appling County inmate who escaped work detail recaptured

        Monday, October 23 2017 6:32 AM EDT2017-10-23 10:32:59 GMT
        Bruce Callaway (Source: Appling County Sheriff's Office)Bruce Callaway (Source: Appling County Sheriff's Office)

        The Appling County Sheriff's Office says an inmate who escaped work detail at the Appling County Courthouse on Sunday afternoon has been recaptured.

        The Appling County Sheriff's Office says an inmate who escaped work detail at the Appling County Courthouse on Sunday afternoon has been recaptured.

      • Missing Atlanta man found safe

        Missing Atlanta man found safe

        Sunday, October 22 2017 9:43 AM EDT2017-10-22 13:43:27 GMT
        Monday, October 23 2017 5:45 AM EDT2017-10-23 09:45:38 GMT
        Source: Atlanta PoliceSource: Atlanta Police

        Police searching for a missing Atlanta man who was last seen leaving his assisted care facility on Friday have found him.

        Police searching for a missing Atlanta man who was last seen leaving his assisted care facility on Friday have found him.

      • Georgia Cyber Academy gains popularity

        Georgia Cyber Academy gains popularity

        Monday, October 23 2017 4:10 AM EDT2017-10-23 08:10:46 GMT
        Monday, October 23 2017 5:40 AM EDT2017-10-23 09:40:51 GMT
        WGCLWGCL

        For cancer survivor Rylee Buchanan, attending a traditional "brick-and-mortar" school wasn't an option. Thanks to technology and an innovative approach to learning, she's able to get a public school education from the comfort of her own home.

        For cancer survivor Rylee Buchanan, attending a traditional "brick-and-mortar" school wasn't an option. Thanks to technology and an innovative approach to learning, she's able to get a public school education from the comfort of her own home.

      • 20-year anniversary of discovery of body of Levi's Call namesake

        20-year anniversary of discovery of body of Levi's Call namesake

        Sunday, October 22 2017 1:33 PM EDT2017-10-22 17:33:38 GMT
        Monday, October 23 2017 5:25 AM EDT2017-10-23 09:25:44 GMT
        Source: GBISource: GBI

        Monday marks the 20 year anniversary of the discovery of the body of Levi Frady, the namesake for Levi's Calls, which are issued when a child is reported missing in Georgia.

        Monday marks the 20 year anniversary of the discovery of the body of Levi Frady, the namesake for Levi's Calls, which are issued when a child is reported missing in Georgia.

      • Pedestrian struck and killed along GA 400

        Pedestrian struck and killed along GA 400

        Sunday, October 22 2017 10:22 AM EDT2017-10-22 14:22:20 GMT
        Monday, October 23 2017 4:55 AM EDT2017-10-23 08:55:09 GMT
        Source: Alpharetta Department of Public SafetySource: Alpharetta Department of Public Safety

        The northbound lanes of Georgia 400 were closed for several hours after a pedestrian was struck and killed while walking along the highway late Saturday night.

        The northbound lanes of Georgia 400 were closed for several hours after a pedestrian was struck and killed while walking along the highway late Saturday night.

      • Shots fired after suspect threatens officer with machete

        Shots fired after suspect threatens officer with machete

        Monday, October 23 2017 4:49 AM EDT2017-10-23 08:49:00 GMT
        Monday, October 23 2017 4:49 AM EDT2017-10-23 08:49:00 GMT
        Source: WGCLSource: WGCL

        A man is behind bars after he allegedly threatened a Fulton County Police officer with a machete at a home in College Park Sunday night. 

        A man is behind bars after he allegedly threatened a Fulton County Police officer with a machete at a home in College Park Sunday night. 

      • Utah mom jailed in Cherokee County, charged with murder of infant son

        Utah mom jailed in Cherokee County, charged with murder of infant son

        Monday, October 23 2017 4:26 AM EDT2017-10-23 08:26:24 GMT
        Monday, October 23 2017 4:26 AM EDT2017-10-23 08:26:24 GMT
        Source: Cherokee County PoliceSource: Cherokee County Police

        A Utah woman is jailed in Cherokee County and is charged with murder in the death of her infant son.

        A Utah woman is jailed in Cherokee County and is charged with murder in the death of her infant son.

      • Pumpkin carving safety information

        Pumpkin carving safety information

        Sunday, October 22 2017 11:54 PM EDT2017-10-23 03:54:27 GMT
        Mark Daniel carves a pumpkin using the pumpkin carving tool that is safe for kids (Source: WALB)Mark Daniel carves a pumpkin using the pumpkin carving tool that is safe for kids (Source: WALB)

        As we get closer to Halloween, pumpkin carving can be a popular activity for families. But it's important to ensure your child's safety. 

        As we get closer to Halloween, pumpkin carving can be a popular activity for families. But it's important to ensure your child's safety. 

      • Blakely, Early Co. experiencing power outages

        Blakely, Early Co. experiencing power outages

        Sunday, October 22 2017 10:47 PM EDT2017-10-23 02:47:44 GMT
        (Source: WALB)(Source: WALB)

        According to a recording on the phone line for Three Notch EMC, parts of Blakely and Early County are without power Sunday night.

        According to a recording on the phone line for Three Notch EMC, parts of Blakely and Early County are without power Sunday night.

      • Sumter Co. murder victim's mother speaks at 'Stop the Violence' rally

        Sumter Co. murder victim's mother speaks at 'Stop the Violence' rally

        Sunday, October 22 2017 10:37 PM EDT2017-10-23 02:37:09 GMT
        (Source: WALB)(Source: WALB)

        After two murders in Sumter County over the past two weeks, residents came together Sunday night to send a message.

        After two murders in Sumter County over the past two weeks, residents came together Sunday night to send a message.

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