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State of the county address shares plans for growth in Columbia County

AUGUSTA, Ga. (WJBF) – Community leaders shared their vision for the future growth of Columbia county during the 6th annual state of the county address. The event was held at the Columbia County Exhibition Center.  344 more words


Fort Gordon General says city should look at attractiveness and quality of life

AUGUSTA,Ga (WJBF) Fort Gordon’s new General thinks Augusta could benefit from making a good impression.

Major General John Morrison and his staff sitting down for a lunch meeting with Augusta city  leaders. 153 more words


Ft. Gordon official arrested following child porn investigation

COLUMBIA COUNTY, Ga. (WJBF) – A Fort Gordon Lieutenant Colonel is facing jail time after being accused of distributing child pornography.

Cyber Center of Excellence Lieutenant Colonel, Jonathan Hurwitz, is accused of sending and receiving child pornography. 212 more words


Home of Fort Gordon Colonel Searched by FBI

EVANS, GA–NewsChannel 6 has learned that the home of a high-ranking colonel at Fort Gordon was searched last week.

Local authorities tell us that the FBI and Homeland Security were involved in the search at the home in the Windmill Plantation neighborhood. 21 more words


Obama-Israel MOU: “You know the White House pressured them into writing that letter,” Graham said. “It is a level of antagonism against Israel that I can’t understand”

Obama and Israel cut Congress out of the aid game
by Josh Rogin
September 15, 2016

As part of a 10-year U.S.-Israel security aid agreement, the Israeli government has signed a letter promising to give back any additional money that Congress appropriates, effectively preventing Congress from giving Israel any more money than President Obama wants it to have.  89 more words

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Columbia County students learning team building skills

COLUMBIA COUNTY, Ga. (WJBF-TV) — Some Columbia County students are learning leadership skills through a program put on by the Chamber of Commerce.

Saturday was Team Building Day at the ropes course at Fort Gordon’s Pointes West Army Resort. 102 more words


Robinson Avenue reopen in Grovetown after flash flooding

UPDATE (12:00am) – Robinson Ave. has reopened at Selkirk Way in Grovetown. The Department of Transportation says repairs to the area progressed rapidly after flash flooding washed away part of the road, allowing it to be reopened earlier than expected. 120 more words