Stories by Doug Stutsman

Sunday, Aug 30, 2015

State, local officials urge disaster preparations

According to an annual survey, 80 percent of Georgians report being at least somewhat prepared for a large-scale disaster or emergency, a 27 percent increase since the Ready Georgia campaign ...
By Doug Stutsman

Cash stolen at Augusta church

Cash was stolen in a burglary Sunday at Beulah Grove Baptist Church in Augusta, authorities say.
By Doug Stutsman

Heavy rain floods roads

Parts of Columbia County and Richmond County fell victim to flash floods Sunday after heavy rain hit the area.
By Doug Stutsman

Carrsville community gets historical marker

NORTH AUGUSTA -- On Sunday, in front of around 100 people, the Carrsville community was honored by the state of South Carolina with an official historical marker - the 56th in Aiken County.
By Doug Stutsman

Thursday, Aug 27, 2015

Domino's employee sought after thefts

A Domino's pizza employee is accused of taking $600 from the business between July 30 and Thursday, police say.
By Doug Stutsman

Victim robbed at Augusta hotel

A Jackson man was robbed of $10 Thursday while buying a drink from a vending machine at an Augusta hotel.
By Doug Stutsman

Tuesday, Aug 25, 2015

Suspects sought after ransacking Augusta home

An 82-year-old man arrived at his home in the 1900 block of Pennsylvania Avenue and found his back door had been kicked in.
By Doug Stutsman

Pet adoptions temporarily suspended

The Augusta Animal Services has temporarily suspended all dog adoptions and intakes at the AAS shelter after a puppy tested positive for canine distemper.
By Doug Stutsman

Monday, Aug 24, 2015

Kid Rock headlining October show in Evans announced Monday that Kid Rock will headline a concert on Oct. 25 at Evans Towne Center Park.
By Doug Stutsman

Sunday, Aug 23, 2015

Suspect sought in Aiken County robbery

A suspect is sought after a carjacking and robbery Sunday afternoon in Aiken County.
By Doug Stutsman

Beech Island man dies in traffic accident

A Beech Island man died Sunday after a traffic accident in Aiken County.
By Doug Stutsman

Johnston man dies after hit-and-run

A Johnston man died Saturday evening after a hit-and-run in Edgefield County.
By Doug Stutsman

Woman sought after Wal-Mart theft

A woman is sought after taking more than $700 worth of merchandise on Saturday from Wal-Mart.
By Doug Stutsman

Residents recall devastation of storm

Walking down the blocks of Broad Street, Emily Singletary sees downtown Augusta. What she feels, however, is an entirely different story.
By Doug Stutsman

Saturday, Aug 22, 2015

Mother, son remember Hurricane Katrina

This week marks the 10-year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, a storm that devastated much of Louisiana and became the costliest natural disaster in U.S. history.
By Doug Stutsman

Friday, Aug 21, 2015

Augusta fire captain retiring after 47 years

As a child, Rick Davis never imagined being a firefighter. "It never crossed my mind," said the Augusta fire captain. "Honestly, it didn't."
By Doug Stutsman

Wednesday, Aug 19, 2015

Decomposed body found in Burke County

An investigation is ongoing after a decomposed body was found Wednesday in Burke County.
By Doug Stutsman

Tuesday, Aug 18, 2015

Suspect sought after flooding Augusta hotel room

An Augusta man is being sought by authorities after a hotel room he rented was flooded and damaged.
By Doug Stutsman

Monday, Aug 17, 2015

Library director fired

The Augusta-Richmond County Public Library Board of Trustees voted unanimously to terminate library director Darlene Price, according to board president Gwen Rountree.
By Doug Stutsman

Sunday, Aug 16, 2015

Restaurant worker sought after money stolen from safe

A man is being sought after more than $1,100 was stolen from a safe at an Augusta restaurant.
By Doug Stutsman
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Fellow cop likely shot DeKalb officer, GBI says

ATLANTA - Investigators say police officers who arrived at the wrong metro Atlanta home for a report of suspicious activity shot the man who lives there and "likely" shot one of their own, leaving ...
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