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Richmond County

Make a Wish of Georgia Fund raises to celebrate 6000 wishes

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The Make A Wish Foundation celebrated its 6000 wish downtown earlier tonight.The May family has been fighting an intense struggle with their only child, Emerson. Celebrating a year ago since she got her wish from the Make a Wish foundation, an event was held downtown to help other children just like her. More>>

Health Check

Ebola patients released from Atlanta hospital, pose no public health threat

Dr. Kent Brantly speaks at a press conference at Emory Hospital in Atlanta. Dr. Kent Brantly speaks at a press conference at Emory Hospital in Atlanta.
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The two Americans who were infected with Ebola are now out of an Atlanta hospital. Dr. Kent Brantly took part in a press conference this morning. He's spent the last three weeks at Emory Hospital fighting the potentially deadly virus. He was given an experimental drug called Z-Mapp and now appears to pose no public health threat. More>>

Fort Gordon

Soldiers warned not to participate in ice bucket challenge while in uniform

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It's a social media trend we've all seen or participated in: the ALS ice bucket challenge, but Fort Gordon is warning soldiers on duty against participating if in uniform­­­.This ruling comes from the Office of the Judge Advocate General in Washington, D.C.
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Richmond County

Going bald for a cause

Connor Thomas having his head shaved to benefit Leukemia and Lymphoma cancer research Connor Thomas having his head shaved to benefit Leukemia and Lymphoma cancer research
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A local pest control company letting people go “bald for a cause” in their annual fundraiser.
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Political

'1 Cent Makes Sense' campaign kicks off in Aiken supporting new sales tax on November ballot

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Many residents would run in the other direction when they hear of another tax. But, supporters, like the Aiken Chamber of Commerce, said this money would go towards bringing some of the county's dated schools into the 21st century. More>>

Richmond County

Ice Bucket Challenge: Georgia Regents University physicians and staff

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Another ALS Ice Bucket Challenge took place Thursday…this time, it was at Georgia Regents Medical Center. The center has the area's only certified ALS clinic.
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Richmond County

Richmond County Sheriff's Office serves up burgers and shakes to the community

The Richmond County Sheriff's office used donations and money from the Police benevolent fund to pay for Thursday's event. The Richmond County Sheriff's office used donations and money from the Police benevolent fund to pay for Thursday's event.
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Members of the Richmond County Sheriff's office spent Thursday afternoon at the Augusta Common serving the community in a different way: with burgers and shakes. More>>

Columbia County

State Charter Commission staff denies Columbia County School For the Arts

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It's a speed bump on the road to bring a charter school to Columbia County.
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Aiken County

Iowa horse owner won't move to Aiken anymore since fatal dog attack Video included

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Since Tuesday night's Aiken Council meeting, the discussion continues regarding the deadly horse attack from alleged domesticated dogs in Aiken. Many people voiced concerns and are asking, what's next? More>>

Richmond County

Hephzibah is approved for charter school Video included

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The second time is the charm for Hephzibah Georgia, which was approved by the state to build a charter school after applying twice. The charter school will be built around a "classic curriculum" while students focus on farming/agriculture, linguistics and technology (including nuclear technology).
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Education Watch

Pringle; Contract with Richmond County Board of Education needs to be "worked out"

Dr. Angela Pringle at Richmond County Board of Education meeting Dr. Angela Pringle at Richmond County Board of Education meeting
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Richmond County's Board of Education is one step closer to hiring its next superintendent. But hopes she can start after the Labor Day holiday. Pringle is currently an Assistant Superintendent in DeKalb County.
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Political

Augusta Commission votes against millage rate increase

Augusta Commissioners voted against a millage rate increase, also keeping property taxes from going up. Augusta Commissioners voted against a millage rate increase, also keeping property taxes from going up.
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On Tuesday, the Augusta Commission voted against raising the millage rate, and therefore property taxes. A vote for an increase would have led to homeowners paying about $60 more for a property valued at around $100,000. More>>

Aiken County

South Carolina court rules in favor of North Augusta, Project Jackson moving forwards

Developer hopes to break ground on Project Jackson by November 2014. Developer hopes to break ground on Project Jackson by November 2014.
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North Augusta is moving forward with the city's Project Jackson plan, not long after a South Carolina judge ruled in favor of the city in a lawsuit challenging the project. But as NBC 26 learned, business owners in the area are also supporting the project. More>>

Political

Augusta Commissioner Joe Jackson resigns Video included

Former Augusta Commissioner Joe Jackson. Former Augusta Commissioner Joe Jackson.
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Commissioner Joe Jackson has resigned. The reason for his resignation is still unconfirmed. More>>

Georgia

CSRA communities chosen to receive federal money for improvement

Gov. Nathan Deal says 82 Georgia communities will receive nearly $40 million in grant funding to work on local economic growth projects. More>>

Fort Gordon

Look Up! Air Force training has fighter jets over Augusta, Evans

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It looks like "Top Gun" over Augusta. But it's really just a training exercise for the Air Force. Get ready to see them flying overhead again. More>>

Aiken County

Truck crashes into house after chase in North Augusta

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Police are looking for 2 suspects who they say stole a truck and took them on a high speed chase. More>>

Aiken County, S.C.

Community cries for help to Commission regarding local horse death Video included

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"It was very emotional for all of us and I felt so, so seriously about this that I took off work and flew here today" said Sheri Boykin.Sheri Boykin follows Muffy Seaton on Facebook. She was hurt when she heard the story.
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Your Money

Georgia regulators approve nuclear plant spending

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State utility regulators have approved Georgia Power's latest spending on a new nuclear plant. More>>

Richmond County

Partridge Inn new owners want to return Augusta hotel to its "glory days"

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Augusta's historic hotel, The Partridge Inn, is about to undergo some major changes. The new owners of the landmark hotel released a statement Tuesday detailing plans to bring the property back to its "glory days".
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Richmond County

Senator Johnny Isakson visits Augusta to address veterans' medical care Video included

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United States Senator Johnny Isakson is in Augusta Tuesday to personally see what’s being done to improve treatment and care at the Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center. It’s part of the senator’s month-long tour in Georgia to keep the focus on veteran care and gather defense updates.
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South Carolina

Haley holding constituent meetings at Statehouse

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South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley is sitting down to hear what some of her constituents have to say. More>>

Richmond and Columbia Counties

Augusta road closures

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We have a few traffic alerts to make you aware of before you head out the door. More>>

Columbia County

Funeral scheduled for Columbia County carjacking murder victim

Funeral for Bill Davitte scheduled for Tuesday August 19th. Funeral for Bill Davitte scheduled for Tuesday August 19th.
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The funeral for 55 year old Bill Davitte has been scheduled. It will be held Tuesday at 11am at the Thomas Poteet and Son Chapel on Davis Road. Davitte was shot and killed by Daniel Robinson last Thursday night in the parking lot of the Marvin United Methodist Church in Martinez. More>>

Your Money

Personal information for Trinity Hospital patients stolen

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Community Health Systems operates more than 200 hospitals across the United States, including Trinity Hospital of Augusta. Trinity, one of 206 hospitals with Community Health Systems in nearly 30 states, is now telling patients hackers obtained their personal identification. More>>

News

Bamberg County highest unemployment rate in SC

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For the first time in months South Carolina's jobless rate has increased.
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Richmond County

Sheriff Roundtree wants deputies to wear cameras

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Augusta Richmond County Sheriff Richard Roundtree would like to see his deputies wearing body cameras. In fact he's ordered 15 of the devices for his motorcycle patrol, paid for with money seized during crimes.
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North Augusta

Volunteers clean up North Augusta Elementary parking lot Video included

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These volunteers wanted to this lot to have a fresh start to the new school year a long with the kids. Some of the volunteers put down new new straw beds under the street lights while others raked up debris and got ready to put in new plants.
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Fort Gordon Connection

Fort Gordon Connection: Hiring Our Heroes event this week Video included

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This week veterans looking for a job have a chance of being hired.NBC 26 is a proud sponsor of Hiring Our Heroes.  The free event will be held at the US Army Reserve Center at Fort Gordon this Thursday. More>>

Columbia County

Troubadour Takeover 2 proves huge success, benefits sick area children Video included

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Troubadour Takeover 2, a local guitar pull held Saturday night benefiting the Children's Hospital of Georgia, was a huge success.

10 regional and local artists shared the stage at the Columbia County Amphitheater.




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Health Check

Gay boy's rejected organ donation reveals outdated FDA regulation

AJ Bett's committed suicide, his organ donation was rejected because of his sexual orientation. AJ Bett's committed suicide, his organ donation was rejected because of his sexual orientation.
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A mother in Iowa was devastated to learn that her deceased son's eye donation was rejected, all because he was gay. It's a decision that has many people questioning whether current regulations are out-of-date. Shaina Humphries reports.


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Crime Alert

Armed robbery at Lulu's Car Wash on Peach Orchard Road in Augusta

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NBC 26 is reporting an armed robbery at Lulu's car wash on Peach Orchard Rd. in Augusta. According to officials from the Richmond County Sheriff's Office, a man entered the car wash at around 9pm Sunday and brandished a handgun.
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Wilkes County

Wilkes County man behind bars after standoff

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A Wilkes County man is in jail after he barricaded himself in his home. Deputies say it all got started around 12:12 p.m. on Sunday when the Taliaferro County Sheriff's Office 911 Dispatch Center received a call for help from a female located on Highway 22.
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Columbia County

Teen injured in jet ski accident identified

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Columbia County authorities say 14-year-old Thomas Marshall Jay was injured yesterday after he fell off a jet ski, and then was hit by another jet ski
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Columbia County

Bond set for suspect in deadly Martinez shooting

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Daniel Nelson Robinson went before a Jacksonville judge Saturday where bond was set at more than 200-thousand dollars following a string of charges in that city. Robinson is also wanted in Columbia County for the shooting death of William Davitte. More>>

Richmond County

A possible new alcohol ordinance in Augusta creating some concerns

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A new alcohol ordinance is up for discussion in Augusta. It's got the potential to bring in more tax dollars. Some feel it could also affect people going out for dinner and drinks. More>>

Richmond County

One man has been shot on Virginia Avenue and Wheeless Road

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Richmond County Sheriff officers are on the scene of a shooting at Virginia Avenue and Wheeless Road. Authorities say two people were shot at but only one was injured and has been transported to Georgia Regents Medical Center with non life threatening injuries. = More>>

Richmond County

An Augusta man is in the hospital after being shot

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Authorities with the Richmond County Sheriff's office are investigating a shooting on of Goldfinch Drive in Augusta.
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The Ideal Temperature Range for Exercise

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When you work out, you don't want it too hot or too cold, so where is "just right"? More>>

Richmond County

Interstate 20 closed after ten car pile up near Georgia/South Carolina state line

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I-20 Eastbound is currently closed after an estimated ten car pile-up, Friday night. More>>

Aiken County

EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Mother arrested for cursing receives apology Video included

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The North Augusta mother who was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct for allegedly using profanity in a grocery store over the weekend has heard from the woman who made the initial complaint.
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Richmond County

Person arrested after shooting in River Glenn Apartments

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One person is shot, another arrested after a shooting at River Glen Apartments, Friday night.
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Richmond County

Suspected hit-and-run driver causes rollover accident on I-20

At least two vehicles are involved in an accident near the Walton Way Ext. exit of I-20 westbound. At least two vehicles are involved in an accident near the Walton Way Ext. exit of I-20 westbound.
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NBC 26 is reporting that there is an accident with possible injuries on westbound I-20 near the Walton Way Ext. exit.Details are limited at this time, but we have a crew on the way to the scene and will update this story as more information becomes available. More>>

Exclusive

Bigamist's wife speaks exclusively to NBC 26

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A South Carolina man is charged with bigamy for being married to several women. Darnell Pixley is now out of jail after turning himself in to authorities earlier this week.Pixley's wife of 25 years, who resides in Warrenville, sat down with NBC 26. More>>

Columbia County

UPDATE: Suspect accused of shooting couple, stealing car in Columbia County arrested in Jacksonville Video included

Daniel Robinson. accused of shooting a husband and wife in Columbia County. Daniel Robinson. accused of shooting a husband and wife in Columbia County.
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The man suspected of killing William Davitte, and shooting Jennifer Davitte has been identified as 21-year-old Daniel Nelson Robinson of Jacksonville, FL. Robinson was arrested in Jacksonville at around 5am Friday. More>>

Crime Alert

Richmond County deputy injured at Knights Inn Motel on Boy Scout Rd. in Augusta

Deputy Jason Cunningham was injured while conducting an investigation at the Knights Inn Motel on Boy Scout Rd. in Augusta. Deputy Jason Cunningham was injured while conducting an investigation at the Knights Inn Motel on Boy Scout Rd. in Augusta.
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A Richmond County Sheriff's Office deputy was injured Friday afternoon at the Knights Inn Motel on Boy Scout Rd. in Augusta. According to the report, Deputy Jason Cunningham responded to the motel to investigate suspicious activity reported by one of the inn's employees.
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Richmond County

UPDATE: Charter bus catches fire in parking lot off Robert C. Daniel Parkway Video included

A charter bus is smoking in a parking lot off Robert C. Daniel Parkway in Augusta A charter bus is smoking in a parking lot off Robert C. Daniel Parkway in Augusta
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A charter bus is smoking in a parking lot off Robert C. Daniel Parkway in Augusta. The Richmond County Fire Department is at the scene. There are no flames and the situation appears under control. There's no word of any injuries. More>>

Columbia County

Martinez man shot dead in church parking lot robbery, carjacking Video included

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Around 10:30 Thursday night Investigators say 56-year-old William Davitte and his wife were at Marvin United Methodist Church turning on the sprinkler system. While his wife waited in the car, at least one male suspect approached the car.
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Richmond County

Augusta Mayor, Deke Copenhaver, accepts the ALS ice bucket challenge Video included

Augusta Mayor, Deke Copenhaver, accepts ALS ice bucket challenge Augusta Mayor, Deke Copenhaver, accepts ALS ice bucket challenge
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Augusta Mayor, Deke Copenhaver, takes NBC 26 Today up on their ALS ice bucket challenge.
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Richmond County

Augusta Ice Sports closes for new trampoline arena Video included

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Augusta Ice Sports closing later in August. A new Trampoline Arena will be taking over the facility. Many are wondering what will happen to the ice skating and hockey community and where all the money raised last month went.
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South Carolina

Pink toilets popping up on front lawns in Saluda area

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A toilet is probably the last thing many home owners would expect to show up on their front lawns. But, it's all a part of a woman's efforts to help Saluda County residents "flush" out cancer.

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South Carolina

VA town hall gives South Carolina veterans a forum

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The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs is holding a town hall meeting Thursday night at 6:45 in Columbia to give local veterans a chance to tell VA officials about their experiences and give suggestions for improving the system.
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Columbia County

One year later, local businesses feeling the impact of Grovetown's exhibition center

Columbia County's new exhibition center generated more than $60,000 in revenue this past year. Columbia County's new exhibition center generated more than $60,000 in revenue this past year.
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Columbia County's new exhibition center generated more than $60,000 in revenue this past year. But as NBC 26 learned, local businesses are also feeling the impact.
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Your Money

SCAM ALERT: Georgia Power issues state-wide warning about new scam

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Georgia power has issued a scam alert for their customers in Georgia. They are warning that scam artists are contacting business and residential customers and demanding immediate payment to avoid a disconnection in service. More>>

Richmond County

Charges against Richmond County mother accused of killing her son upgraded to murder

Katherine Smith was charged with Child Cruelty after the death of her 2-year-old son, Mason. Katherine Smith was charged with Child Cruelty after the death of her 2-year-old son, Mason.
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Katherine Smith, the mother initially charged with Child Cruelty after the death of her son, is now being charged with Murder. Her son, Mason Smith died at Children's Hospital of Georgia on August 2nd, several days after being admitted. 

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South Carolina

South Carolina man charged for having four wives, including one in Edgefield County

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A 49-year old man has been arrested on a charge of bigamy after it was determined by authorities he'd married four different women in three different counties. One of the women Darnell Pixley is accused of marrying, according to the report, is said to live in Edgefield County.
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Richmond County

Richmond County School Board set to interview superintendent candidate

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The Richmond County Board of Education is set to interview their lone superintendent finalist Friday afternoon. The public will be able to take part in part of the proceedings. More>>

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  • Health Check

    Ebola patients released from Atlanta hospital, pose no public health threat

    Ebola patients released from Atlanta hospital, pose no public health threat

    Thursday, August 21 2014 10:42 PM EDT2014-08-22 02:42:35 GMT
    Dr. Kent Brantly speaks at a press conference at Emory Hospital in Atlanta.Dr. Kent Brantly speaks at a press conference at Emory Hospital in Atlanta.
    The two Americans who were infected with Ebola are now out of an Atlanta hospital. Dr. Kent Brantly took part in a press conference this morning. He's spent the last three weeks at Emory Hospital fighting the potentially deadly virus. He was given an experimental drug called Z-Mapp and now appears to pose no public health threat.
    The two Americans who were infected with Ebola are now out of an Atlanta hospital. Dr. Kent Brantly took part in a press conference this morning. He's spent the last three weeks at Emory Hospital fighting the potentially deadly virus. He was given an experimental drug called Z-Mapp and now appears to pose no public health threat.
  • Health Check

    Salmonella prompts recall of peanut and almond butters

    Salmonella prompts recall of peanut and almond butters

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 3:25 PM EDT2014-08-20 19:25:02 GMT
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    Salmonella fears prompt a recall of peanut and almond butters.
    Salmonella fears prompt a recall of peanut and almond butters.
  • Health Check

    Gay boy's rejected organ donation reveals outdated FDA regulation

    Gay boy's rejected organ donation reveals outdated FDA regulation

    Monday, August 18 2014 6:43 AM EDT2014-08-18 10:43:15 GMT
    AJ Bett's committed suicide, his organ donation was rejected because of his sexual orientation.AJ Bett's committed suicide, his organ donation was rejected because of his sexual orientation.

    A mother in Iowa was devastated to learn that her deceased son's eye donation was rejected, all because he was gay. It's a decision that has many people questioning whether current regulations are out-of-date. Shaina Humphries reports.

    A mother in Iowa was devastated to learn that her deceased son's eye donation was rejected, all because he was gay. It's a decision that has many people questioning whether current regulations are out-of-date. Shaina Humphries reports.


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    UPS reports data breach

    UPS reports data breach

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 5:18 PM EDT2014-08-20 21:18:43 GMT
    UPS reports data breachUPS reports data breach
    Some customers of The UPS Store may have had their credit and debit card information exposed by a computer virus found on systems at 51 stores.
    Some customers of The UPS Store may have had their credit and debit card information exposed by a computer virus found on systems at 51 stores.
  • Your Money

    South Carolina year closes with higher-than-expected surplus

    South Carolina year closes with higher-than-expected surplus

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 12:17 PM EDT2014-08-20 16:17:47 GMT
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    South Carolina has again ended the fiscal year with a higher-than-expected surplus, handing legislators an additional $32 million to distribute next year.
    South Carolina has again ended the fiscal year with a higher-than-expected surplus, handing legislators an additional $32 million to distribute next year.
  • South Carolina

    Aerospace industry impact in SC pegged at $17B

    Aerospace industry impact in SC pegged at $17B

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 11:10 AM EDT2014-08-19 15:10:06 GMT
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    A new report says the aerospace industry in South Carolina accounts for 54,000 jobs with a total economic impact of $17 billion.
    A new report says the aerospace industry in South Carolina accounts for 54,000 jobs with a total economic impact of $17 billion.
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  • Entertainment

    US Treasury Department inspector finds celebrity trip to Cuba legal

    US Treasury Department inspector finds celebrity trip to Cuba legal

    Thursday, August 21 2014 9:40 PM EDT2014-08-22 01:40:44 GMT
    Beyonce' and Jay-Z's trip to Cuba is found to be legal.Beyonce' and Jay-Z's trip to Cuba is found to be legal.
    The U.S. Treasury Department's inspector general has determined Jay-Z and Beyonce's fifth-anniversary trip to Cuba last year was legal.
    The U.S. Treasury Department's inspector general has determined Jay-Z and Beyonce's fifth-anniversary trip to Cuba last year was legal.
  • Entertainment

    Rapper Gucci Mane sentenced on federal gun charge

    Rapper Gucci Mane sentenced on federal gun charge

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 3:32 PM EDT2014-08-20 19:32:37 GMT
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    Rapper Gucci Mane has been sentenced to serve three years and three months in prison after pleading guilty to a federal firearms charge several months ago.
    Rapper Gucci Mane has been sentenced to serve three years and three months in prison after pleading guilty to a federal firearms charge several months ago.
  • ALS Ice Bucket Challenge FAILS

    ALS Ice Bucket Challenge FAILS

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 8:32 AM EDT2014-08-20 12:32:50 GMT
    Maybe you're feeling just a little bit inundated by celebs like Britney Spears and Ben Affleck and Lady Gaga.Cool as ice taking the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, but if Toronto Mayor Rob Ford thinks his challenge was rough…"You almost knocked me out."That's not being almost knocked out. This is! Being clocked by a metal pail, creamed by a cooler. There's a whole new category called ice bucket challenge fails. Sometimes it's the dumper who fails, sometimes it's the dumpee. And sometimes it's man's...
    Maybe you're feeling just a little bit inundated by celebs like Britney Spears and Ben Affleck and Lady Gaga.Cool as ice taking the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, but if Toronto Mayor Rob Ford thinks his challenge was rough…"You almost knocked me out."That's not being almost knocked out. This is! Being clocked by a metal pail, creamed by a cooler. There's a whole new category called ice bucket challenge fails. Sometimes it's the dumper who fails, sometimes it's the dumpee. And sometimes it's man's...
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  • Pair of local girls advance at Drive, Chip & Putt sub-regional

    Pair of local girls advance at Drive, Chip & Putt sub-regional

    Monday, August 18 2014 6:39 PM EDT2014-08-18 22:39:45 GMT
    The response to the first ever Drive, Chip and Putt competition was so great, that the second year of the competition was expanded to include 256 local qualifying sites and up to 50,000 participants. It is exactly the kind of response to growing the game that The Masters Tournament Foundation, the United States Golf Association and the PGA of America had hoped for when they established the competition a year ago.Monday more than 100 boys and girls ages 7-15 competed in a sub-regional qualifie...
    The response to the first ever Drive, Chip and Putt competition was so great, that the second year of the competition was expanded to include 256 local qualifying sites and up to 50,000 participants. It is exactly the kind of response to growing the game that The Masters Tournament Foundation, the United States Golf Association and the PGA of America had hoped for when they established the competition a year ago.Monday more than 100 boys and girls ages 7-15 competed in a sub-regional qualifie...
  • Local Sports

    Two golfers with local connections try for US Amateur win in Atlanta

    Two golfers with local connections try for US Amateur win in Atlanta

    Wednesday, August 13 2014 8:05 PM EDT2014-08-14 00:05:40 GMT
    NBC 26 Sports Director Brendan Robertson is in Atlanta for the U-S Amateur championship with a look at two local golfers competing with very different approaches.Brendan: "Here at the Atlanta Athletic Club a pair of locals making their way to the Match Play portion of the 2014 US Amateur Championship.
    NBC 26 Sports Director Brendan Robertson is in Atlanta for the U-S Amateur championship with a look at two local golfers competing with very different approaches.Brendan: "Here at the Atlanta Athletic Club a pair of locals making their way to the Match Play portion of the 2014 US Amateur Championship.
  • Waters, NeSmith advance to match play at U.S. Amateur Championship

    Waters, NeSmith advance to match play at U.S. Amateur Championship

    Tuesday, August 12 2014 11:00 PM EDT2014-08-13 03:00:48 GMT
    You could call Chris Waters a weekend warrior. Waters graduated from Greenbrier in 2005. He played golf for the Wolfpack in high school, then he went to the University of Georgia, but did not play on the golf team. Waters, 27, now works as an accountant in Atlanta. He says he only gets to play a few rounds of golf a month, but Wednesday, Waters will play in the 64 man match play portion of the U.S. Amateur Championship at the Atlanta Athletic Club. He had to schedule vacation time from work t...
    You could call Chris Waters a weekend warrior. Waters graduated from Greenbrier in 2005. He played golf for the Wolfpack in high school, then he went to the University of Georgia, but did not play on the golf team. Waters, 27, now works as an accountant in Atlanta. He says he only gets to play a few rounds of golf a month, but Wednesday, Waters will play in the 64 man match play portion of the U.S. Amateur Championship at the Atlanta Athletic Club. He had to schedule vacation time from work t...
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    UPS reports data breach

    UPS reports data breach

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 5:18 PM EDT2014-08-20 21:18:43 GMT
    UPS reports data breachUPS reports data breach
    Some customers of The UPS Store may have had their credit and debit card information exposed by a computer virus found on systems at 51 stores.
    Some customers of The UPS Store may have had their credit and debit card information exposed by a computer virus found on systems at 51 stores.
  • Richmond County

    Hephzibah is approved for charter school

    Hephzibah is approved for charter school

    Thursday, August 21 2014 9:44 AM EDT2014-08-21 13:44:23 GMT
    The second time is the charm for Hephzibah Georgia, which was approved by the state to build a charter school after applying twice. The charter school will be built around a "classic curriculum" while students focus on farming/agriculture, linguistics and technology (including nuclear technology).
    The second time is the charm for Hephzibah Georgia, which was approved by the state to build a charter school after applying twice. The charter school will be built around a "classic curriculum" while students focus on farming/agriculture, linguistics and technology (including nuclear technology).
  • Sheriff's Office: 'Purge Night' Rumors Not True

    Sheriff's Office: 'Purge Night' Rumors Not True

    Monday, August 18 2014 6:00 PM EDT2014-08-18 22:00:38 GMT
    "The Purge" horror movie shows everyday people who have 12 hours to commit whatever crime they want. Now, local law enforcers are getting calls about a Facebook post that claims there is a planned "purge" night in Central Ohio.
    "The Purge" horror movie shows everyday people who have 12 hours to commit whatever crime they want. Now, local law enforcers are getting calls about a Facebook post that claims there is a planned "purge" night in Central Ohio.
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