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  • Fruit Recall Affects Costco, Trader Joe's, And Walmart Stores

    Fruit Recall Affects Costco, Trader Joe's, And Walmart Stores

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 2:52 PM EDT2014-07-22 18:52:43 GMT
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    A California company is recalling fruit packed at its warehouses due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. The recall affects fruit sold at several national chain stores.
    A California company is recalling fruit packed at its warehouses due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. The recall affects fruit sold at several national chain stores.
  • CAUGHT ON TAPE: Dozens of baby turtles hatch and head home

    CAUGHT ON TAPE: Dozens of baby turtles hatch and head home

    Monday, July 28 2014 1:03 PM EDT2014-07-28 17:03:29 GMT
    You likely have seen the bumper stickers "sea turtles dig the dark". You can truth in action thanks to the Florida Keys Turtle Cam that captured quite a site Friday night, using infrared lighting and a live-streaming, high-definition "turtle webcam".The feed recorded the hatch of about 100 baby loggerhead sea turtles that bolted from the hole and headed straight to the Atlantic Ocean under dim moonlight.The camera uses infrared lighting so hatchlings won't be confused by artificial light and ...
    You likely have seen the bumper stickers "sea turtles dig the dark". You can truth in action thanks to the Florida Keys Turtle Cam that captured quite a site Friday night, using infrared lighting and a live-streaming, high-definition "turtle webcam".The feed recorded the hatch of about 100 baby loggerhead sea turtles that bolted from the hole and headed straight to the Atlantic Ocean under dim moonlight.The camera uses infrared lighting so hatchlings won't be confused by artificial light and ...
  • Sheriff's Office showcases "Faces of Meth" program as a lesson to all

    Sheriff's Office showcases "Faces of Meth" program as a lesson to all

    Monday, July 21 2014 11:33 AM EDT2014-07-21 15:33:26 GMT
    Faces of Meth™ is a project of the Multnomah County Sheriff's Office in Oregon. This project began when a deputy in the Corrections Division Classification Unit, Deputy Bret King, put together mug shots of persons booked into the Multnomah County Detention Center. Deputy King worked with his co-workers in the Classification Unit to identify people who had been in custody more than once. He then worked to verify criminal records and files to determine and assure a history of methamphetamine re...
    Faces of Meth™ is a project of the Multnomah County Sheriff's Office in Oregon. This project began when a deputy in the Corrections Division Classification Unit, Deputy Bret King, put together mug shots of persons booked into the Multnomah County Detention Center. Deputy King worked with his co-workers in the Classification Unit to identify people who had been in custody more than once. He then worked to verify criminal records and files to determine and assure a history of methamphetamine re...
  • Dad and daughter killed by a plane while walking on the beach

    Dad and daughter killed by a plane while walking on the beach

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 11:22 AM EDT2014-07-29 15:22:21 GMT
    A family beach outing during a couple's wedding anniversary trip takes a tragic turn in Venice, Florida. A father was killed and his 9-year-old daughter has now died after a plane made an emergency landing at the edge of the water.

    A family beach outing during a couple's wedding anniversary trip takes a tragic turn in Venice, Florida. A father was killed and his 9-year-old daughter has now died after a plane made an emergency landing at the edge of the water.


  • Couple's selfie photobombed by lightning bolt

    Couple's selfie photobombed by lightning bolt

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 11:56 AM EDT2014-07-29 15:56:28 GMT
    A couple vacationing in Mexico was almost hit by lightning, a few sources including Washington Post reported Tuesday.
    A couple vacationing in Mexico was almost hit by lightning, a few sources including Washington Post reported Tuesday.
  • Dramatic doggie makeovers put new face to pet adoption

    Dramatic doggie makeovers put new face to pet adoption

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 5:14 PM EDT2014-07-29 21:14:31 GMT
    What a difference a bath can make! Millions of shelter dogs across the United States just need a little bit of grooming and TLC in order to shine, as evidenced by these photos.
    What a difference a bath can make! Millions of shelter dogs across the United States just need a little bit of grooming and TLC in order to shine, as evidenced by these photos.
  • Meteorologist's Response To Viewer Goes Viral

    Meteorologist's Response To Viewer Goes Viral

    Monday, July 28 2014 1:41 PM EDT2014-07-28 17:41:44 GMT
    Julya Johnson, a meteorologist at WATE-TV, responded to a viewer's letter on facebook and the post has gone viral. (Courtesy: Johnson's Facebook page)Julya Johnson, a meteorologist at WATE-TV, responded to a viewer's letter on facebook and the post has gone viral. (Courtesy: Johnson's Facebook page)
    A Knoxville meteorologist responded to a viewer’s letter about her appearance on-air and the post has gone viral.
    A Knoxville meteorologist responded to a viewer’s letter about her appearance on-air and the post has gone viral.
  • State of the City: Downtown Augusta

    State of the City: Downtown Augusta

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 9:06 PM EDT2014-07-30 01:06:52 GMT
    A recent interview with Augusta's mayor turned into an impromptu tour of one of Augusta's newest businesses.The Metro Market is coming to Broad Street and fueling Deke Copenhaver's optimistic outlook about downtown.Mayor Copenhaver says,"When you look at the fact that our upscale loft space has a 98-percent occupancy rate, we see new restaurants opening all the time. I think downtown is really on the upswing and the best is yet to come."Margaret Woodard heads Augusta's Downtown Development Au...
    A recent interview with Augusta's mayor turned into an impromptu tour of one of Augusta's newest businesses.The Metro Market is coming to Broad Street and fueling Deke Copenhaver's optimistic outlook about downtown.Mayor Copenhaver says,"When you look at the fact that our upscale loft space has a 98-percent occupancy rate, we see new restaurants opening all the time. I think downtown is really on the upswing and the best is yet to come."Margaret Woodard heads Augusta's Downtown Development Au...
  • Neighbor finds stolen property in tornado-damaged home

    Neighbor finds stolen property in tornado-damaged home

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 8:09 PM EDT2014-07-30 00:09:34 GMT
    Sunday, a tornado swept through the Rock Springs area of Kingsport leaving significant damage. Perhaps, the most extreme damage was found at 1912 Rock Springs Road where a home was almost destroyed. 
    Sunday, a tornado swept through the Rock Springs area of Kingsport leaving significant damage. Perhaps, the most extreme damage was found at 1912 Rock Springs Road where a home was almost destroyed. 
  • Back To School Sales Tax Holidays Will Save Parents Money This Weekend

    Back To School Sales Tax Holidays Will Save Parents Money This Weekend

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 2:02 PM EDT2014-07-29 18:02:19 GMT
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    Click for information on back to school sales tax holidays for Georgia and South Carolina.
    Click for information on back to school sales tax holidays for Georgia and South Carolina.
  • New Georgia Testing System: Are Students Prepared?

    New Georgia Testing System: Are Students Prepared?

    New Georgia Testing System: Are Students Prepared?

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 5:52 PM EDT2014-07-29 21:52:15 GMT
    As students prepare to go back to school, teachers are getting ready for a new state test. Georgia's Department of Education introduced the Georgia Milestones this summer to replace the CRCT and EOCT.This new testing system will be more rigorous. Unlike the CRCT and EOCT, Georgia Milestones has open ended questions and a writing portion. While educators are making lesson plans to support this test, there are some stud...
    As students prepare to go back to school, teachers are getting ready for a new state test. Georgia's Department of Education introduced the Georgia Milestones this summer to replace the CRCT and EOCT.This new testing system will be more rigorous. Unlike the CRCT and EOCT, Georgia Milestones has open ended questions and a writing portion. While educators are making lesson plans to support this test, there are some stud...
  • Washington, GA Mayor Speaks About Police Dept Closure, Sheriff's Office Merger

    Washington, GA Mayor Speaks About Police Dept Closure, Sheriff's Office Merger

    Monday, July 28 2014 11:13 PM EDT2014-07-29 03:13:11 GMT
    News Channel 6 took a look at the City of Washington a week following the turmoil connected to the closing of the police department and the subsequent merger with the Wilkes County Sheriff’s Office. Washington Mayor Ames Barnett told News Channel 6’s Renetta DuBose that things have calmed down since the public’s outcry over shutting the police department’s doors and turning services over to the Sheriff’s Office. ..
    News Channel 6 took a look at the City of Washington a week following the turmoil connected to the closing of the police department and the subsequent merger with the Wilkes County Sheriff’s Office. Washington Mayor Ames Barnett told News Channel 6’s Renetta DuBose that things have calmed down since the public’s outcry over shutting the police department’s doors and turning services over to the Sheriff’s Office. ..
  • 2014 Paddlefest Preview

    2014 Paddlefest Preview

    2014 Paddlefest Preview

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 9:51 AM EDT2014-07-29 13:51:11 GMT
    The 7th Annual Paddlefest takes place Saturday, August 2nd at the downtown Riverfront Marina in Augusta, GA. Recently, Savannah Riverkeeper Development Director Marci Canon dropped by the noon show to talk about the event with WJBF News Channel 6 Anchor Chris Kane.2014 PaddlefestWhen: Saturday, August 2ndWhere: Downtown Riverfront MarinaMore Info: paddlefestga.com
    The 7th Annual Paddlefest takes place Saturday, August 2nd at the downtown Riverfront Marina in Augusta, GA. Recently, Savannah Riverkeeper Development Director Marci Canon dropped by the noon show to talk about the event with WJBF News Channel 6 Anchor Chris Kane.2014 PaddlefestWhen: Saturday, August 2ndWhere: Downtown Riverfront MarinaMore Info: paddlefestga.com
  • Suspects Wanted In Connection To Waynesboro Murder

    Suspects Wanted In Connection To Waynesboro Murder

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 5:21 PM EDT2014-07-29 21:21:53 GMT
    Mug shots of Terrance Brown and Ricky Hughes (Credit: Waynesboro Police Department)Mug shots of Terrance Brown and Ricky Hughes (Credit: Waynesboro Police Department)
    Waynesboro authorities say the are looking for 2 suspects possibly connected in a murder.
    Waynesboro authorities say the are looking for 2 suspects possibly connected in a murder.
  • Girl Attacked by Pit Bulls Released from Hospital

    Girl Attacked by Pit Bulls Released from Hospital

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 2:33 PM EDT2014-07-29 18:33:05 GMT
    The 18-month-old child attacked by a group of three pit bulls has been released from USA Medical Center.
    The 18-month-old child attacked by a group of three pit bulls has been released from USA Medical Center.
  • Brad Means Does My Job: Lifeguard

    Brad Means Does My Job: Lifeguard

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 9:40 PM EDT2014-07-23 01:40:26 GMT
    Summertime at the Family Y.It is very busy here.Pool Rental Manager Melissa Clark says,"We can have up to 300, or 400, maybe even 500 some days."A lot of swimmers. A ton of responsibility. "There's always a chance that a kid goes under and can't get back up," Clark says.Lifeguarding is so much more than watching people. You teach them. Help them to love the water. Like little Preston.During our lesson, I'm only asking him to swim a short distance. But once he masters it he can go as far as he...
    Summertime at the Family Y.It is very busy here.Pool Rental Manager Melissa Clark says,"We can have up to 300, or 400, maybe even 500 some days."A lot of swimmers. A ton of responsibility. "There's always a chance that a kid goes under and can't get back up," Clark says.Lifeguarding is so much more than watching people. You teach them. Help them to love the water. Like little Preston.During our lesson, I'm only asking him to swim a short distance. But once he masters it he can go as far as he...
  • Augusta Commissioners Will Meet Again Wednesday To Vote On Compromise Tax Increase

    Augusta Commissioners Will Meet Again Wednesday To Vote On Compromise Tax Increase

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 7:05 PM EDT2014-07-29 23:05:18 GMT
    Photo of Tuesday's Augusta Commission meetingPhoto of Tuesday's Augusta Commission meeting
    Monday, Augusta Commissioners rejected a two mill property tax increase to balance the budget. Wednesday, city leaders will get back to together to set the millage rate with a smaller tax increase compromise on the table. WJBF News Channel 6's George Eskola has the story.
    Monday, Augusta Commissioners rejected a two mill property tax increase to balance the budget. Wednesday, city leaders will get back to together to set the millage rate with a smaller tax increase compromise on the table. WJBF News Channel 6's George Eskola has the story.
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  • Woman Looking for Birth Mother on Facebook

    Woman Looking for Birth Mother on Facebook

  • Golden Apple: Meredith Harris

    Golden Apple: Meredith Harris

    Friday, February 28 2014 10:16 AM EST2014-02-28 15:16:39 GMT
    Meredith Harris teaches English and Drama at Fox Creek High School."When I was in school and younger, I was always the one helping out my friends," she says.  "And they came to me for help with their homework
    Meredith Harris teaches English and Drama at Fox Creek High School."When I was in school and younger, I was always the one helping out my friends," she says.  "And they came to me for help with their homework
  • Golden Apple: Christian Wilder

    Golden Apple: Christian Wilder

    Friday, February 28 2014 10:16 AM EST2014-02-28 15:16:38 GMT
    Christian Wilder has been teaching most of her life,  long before she ever had thoughts of ending up in an actual classroom."Teaching has been around in my family for a while," she says. "I did not think
    Christian Wilder has been teaching most of her life,  long before she ever had thoughts of ending up in an actual classroom."Teaching has been around in my family for a while," she says. "I did not think
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