Stories by Adam Folk

Sunday, June 5, 2011

New ways of war

Though the D-Day invasion has gone down in history, the U.S. Army's 4th Motorized Infantry Division's unique and experimental past is less well known.
By Adam Folk

Thursday, June 2, 2011

Outreach efforts to continue

Jim Lorraine, the new executive director of the CSRA Wounded Warrior Care Project, wants the federal government to be better for the sake of the American veteran.
By Adam Folk

Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Hurricane season might ease swelter

Don’t let the high temperatures this week fool you; officials are predicting more moderate summer highs for the next three months.
By Adam Folk

Monday, May 30, 2011

Service recalls those who died

Throughout many wars over two long centuries, Americans who died for their nation all share a common bond, Fort Gordon's garrison commander told veterans groups Monday.
By Adam Folk and Rob Pavey

Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Singer up for new TV show

A Hephzibah High School graduate will compete against hundreds of other vocalists today after she travels to Dallas for the final round of auditions for Fox's The X Factor.
By Adam Folk

Grand jury reindicts man in '09 slaying

A grand jury has reindicted a man for the 2009 slaying of Robert Lee Stone Jr. in 2009.
By Adam Folk

Residents find ways to keep cool

As temperatures rose this week, sheriff's Capt. Scott Gay said deputies took extra precautions to stay cool.
By Adam Folk and Jenna Martin and Luke Thompson

Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Augusta station was precursor to National Weather Service

Before forecasters had Doppler radar and satellite imaging, they had barometers, rain gauges and wind vanes at a downtown Augusta office.
By Adam Folk

Monday, May 23, 2011

U.S. Army impersonator apologizes

A federal judge sentenced a Keysville man Monday to 57 months in prison on charges that he impersonated an Army soldier.
By Adam Folk

Saturday, May 21, 2011

Films aren't selling comics

With a new and lesser-known crop of actors and heroes swooping into movie theaters this summer, local comic book stores aren't expecting a heroic spike in new enthusiasts.
By Adam Folk

Friday, May 20, 2011

Teenagers denied bond

Four Hephzibah teenagers charged with fatally shooting an 81-year-old man through his window are accused of killing him because they believed he had money in his home.
By Adam Folk

Fleeing mom crashes car with 3 kids inside

A Hephzibah mother is in jail after police say she led deputies on a drunken, high-speed chase down Travis Road last weekend with three young children in the car.
By Adam Folk

Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Thomas cites historic cases in dedication

Calling the building "inspiring" and its namesake a "trailblazer," U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas dedicated the new Augusta Judicial Center and John H. Ruffin Jr. Courthouse.
By Adam Folk

Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Thomas defends ideals of court

While discourse in American society seems to be growing coarser and angrier, the Supreme Court remains a bastion of respectful disagreement, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas said.
By Adam Folk

Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Manslaughter plea in athlete's death

A possible case of mistaken identity, self-defense and “cloudy” details from those involved led attorneys to reach a plea deal today with the man accused of killing a former Westside ...
By Adam Folk

Man not guilty of president threat

In U.S. District Court today, a man charged with threatening to kill then-President George W. Bush was found not guilty by reason of insanity.
By Adam Folk

Tuesday, May 10, 2011

Suspect steals deputy's vehicle

Taliaferro County Sheriff Marc Richards faulted the actions of a veteran of his office for the escape by an inmate charged with two murders that started a three-county car chase.
By Adam Folk

Monday, May 9, 2011

FAA provides report on 2010 banner flights during Masters

The Federal Aviation Administration releases report on airplane flying banners about Tiger Woods at last year's Masters Tournament.
By Adam Folk

Teacher robbed in theater parking lot

 A 53-year-old Augusta Technical College professor told deputies Sunday that he was robbed at gunpoint in the parking lot of Regal Augusta Exchange 20 Cinemas on Thursday.
By Adam Folk

Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Augusta bar owner files suit against Aiken bar of same name

The owner of Tipsey McStumbles in Augusta filed a federal lawsuit against the Aiken bar of the same name claiming theft of the the name, logo and business styling.
By Adam Folk
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