Stories by Doug Stutsman

Narcotics investigation leads to two arrests

Two men were arrested Tuesday following a narcotics investigation in the parking lot of Taco Bell on Washington Road.
By Doug Stutsman

Woman accused of stealing puppies from Augusta home

Deputies are searching for a female accused of stealing two puppies Tuesday from a home in Richmond County.
By Doug Stutsman

Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014

Suspect at large after high-speed chase

A suspect remains at large following a high-speed chase Monday night through parts of Richmond County.
By Doug Stutsman

Parts of Laney Walker shut down following gas leak

Both lanes of Laney Walker Blvd. - from Fifteenth Street to Chafee Avenue - were closed following a gas leak that occurred in the parking lot of the Circle K.
By Doug Stutsman

Monday, Dec. 15, 2014

Georgia Avenue reopens after man barricades himself in car

Parts of Georgia Avenue and Center Street were closed for nearly 90 minutes after a man was threatening to harm himself near the 13th Street Bridge in North Augusta.
By Doug Stutsman

Ga. cheeses recalled after possible contamination

Some of the products were made at Flat Creek Farm & Dairy in Swainsboro. Department of Agriculture will be checking to make sure the recalled product is removed from sale.
By Doug Stutsman

Sunday, Dec. 14, 2014

More seniors still driving

According to a recent AAA study, 84 percent of Americans age 65-and-older have a valid driver's license - compared to barely half in the early 1970s.
By Doug Stutsman

Pardon our Mess: Traffic sign knocked over

A traffic sign has been knocked over, apparently struck by a vehicle at the corner of Hickman Road and Walton Way, near Partridge Inn.
By Doug Stutsman

Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014

Josey hoops team vows to 'Live Like 25'

Dec. 13 marks the two-month anniversary of C.J. Sheppard's death, and the memory of a fallen teammate remains a daily reminder of how precious life can be for the T.W. Josey basketball team.
By Doug Stutsman

Friday, Dec. 12, 2014

Graniteville man, 24, dies in Bath shooting

The Aiken County Coroner's Office has confirmed that one person was shot and killed Friday on Railroad Street in Bath. 
By Doug Stutsman

Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014

Doctor gives up license after DEA probe

An Augusta doctor surrendered his medical license Wednesday after a two-day investigation by the Drug Enforcement Agency and Richmond County Sheriff's Office revealed numerous violations.
By Doug Stutsman

Aiken County issues boil water advisory

Aiken Public Safety has issued a boil water advisory until 9 a.m. Friday. The advisory includes Two Notch Road, from Price Avenue to Cherry Drive, Dogwood Road and Kendallwood Court.
By Doug Stutsman

Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2014

One shot Wednesday evening on Wheeless Road

An unidentified victim was shot Wednesday evening in Richmond County. Approximately 8:10 p.m., deputies responded to 2321 Wheeless Road, where a person was located with a gunshot wound.
By Doug Stutsman

Man hospitalized after being stabbed by girlfriend

Deputies are searching for a female suspect accused of stabbing an Augusta man Tuesday.
By Doug Stutsman

Exercise caution when giving guns as gifts

Gun sales peak during the holiday season, said Sidney's Department Store President Steven Fishman, but firearm buyers should be cautious about whom they are gifting to.
By Doug Stutsman

Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2014

Teen remains in critical condition after crash

A 15-year-old remains in critical condition following a Sunday car accident that killed four people in McDuffie County.
By Doug Stutsman

Pittman announces 7th District seat candidacy

Sonny Pittman announced his candidacy for the 7th District seat on the Augusta Commission.
By Doug Stutsman

Woman injured in house fire

A woman was hospitalized Tuesday following a house fire in North Augusta.
By Doug Stutsman

Monday, Dec. 8, 2014

Man shot after watch stolen

A 25-year-old man was hospitalized after being shot near Barton Village, where Travis Charter, of James Drive, had suffered a gunshot wound to the arm.
By Doug Stutsman

Sunday, Dec. 7, 2014

Unidentified man shot in arm

An unidentified man was hospitalized Sunday after being shot near Barton Village.
By Doug Stutsman

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