Stories by Doug Stutsman

Man's home burglarized while he's in jail

An Augusta man told deputies his home was burglarized while he was in jail.
By Doug Stutsman

Suspects sought in Aiken County shoplifting

The Aiken Department of Public Safety is requesting assistance in identifying a man accused of shoplifting.
By Doug Stutsman

Monday, Nov. 30, 2015

Police seek public's help locating fraud suspects

Police are looking for two men who deposited bad checks and then made withdrawals from a local bank.
By Doug Stutsman

Augusta man shot to death in Beech Island

An Augusta man is dead following a shooting Monday afternoon in Beech Island.
By Doug Stutsman

Sunday, Nov. 29, 2015

Woman arrested for shoplifting

An elderly Augusta woman was arrested on Black Friday for shoplifting more than $2,000 worth of jewelry.
By Doug Stutsman

Suspects sought following armed robbery

A pair of suspects are sought following an armed robbery late Saturday at an Augusta business.
By Doug Stutsman

Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2015

Use care around fire on Thanksgiving

"It's very important for people to use common sense," said Dee Griffin, spokeswoman for the Augusta Fire Department.
By Doug Stutsman

Suspects sought in television thefts

Three men stole five televisions Sunday from the Wal-Mart on Wrightsboro Road.
By Doug Stutsman

Monday, Nov. 23, 2015

Busy highways this holiday

For the seventh straight year, an increase in travelers is expected this Thanksgiving holiday.
By Doug Stutsman

Sunday, Nov. 22, 2015

Dye carried lessons of ARC to Bulldogs

Tucked away on 940 acres, Pat Dye spends most days wearing duck boots and Carhardt pants. At 76, his days of coaching have come and gone. His days of planting, however, are in full force.
By Doug Stutsman

Concert raises money for Empty Stocking

The holiday season officially began Sunday for Margaret Wilson. Wilson, 85, has attended the Empty Stocking Concert for more than two decades and she kept her tradition alive this weekend at First ...
By Doug Stutsman

Murder Mystery: The death of Jimmy Harper

More than two decades later, Jimmy Harper's death remains one of seven unsolved homicides in Richmond County from 1993.
By Doug Stutsman

Augusta woman jailed after trying to steal Disney doll

An Augusta woman was arrested Saturday for allegedly attempting to steal a Disney doll from an area business.
By Doug Stutsman

Friday, Nov. 20, 2015

River Ridge Elementary hoping for visit from UGA player

River Ridge Elementary is trying to get Georgia Bulldog wide receiver Malcolm Mitchell, who has written a children's book, to visit the Evans school.
By Doug Stutsman

Teens charged with armed robbery outside hospital

A pair of Augusta teenagers remained in custody Thursday night after being accused of robbing two victims at gunpoint Wednesday outside University Hospital.
By Doug Stutsman

Thursday, Nov. 19, 2015

Augusta man robbed, dragged by vehicle

An Augusta man who was robbed and dragged by a vehicle along Dyer Street told deputies he was just trying to help the driver with change for a $20 bill.
By Doug Stutsman

Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2015

Augusta home ransacked, jewelry stolen

About 3 p.m., deputies responded to the 3300 block in Tanglewood Drive, where more than $1,000 of jewelry had been taken from the residence, according to a Richmond County Sheriff's Office ...
By Doug Stutsman

Trenton man accused of stealing from Aiken home

John Lennon Sharpe, 32, has been charged with grand larceny, according to a statement from Aiken County Detective Jeremy Hembree.
By Doug Stutsman

Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2015

Augusta man arrested in attack on pregnant wife

Shawdell Brewer, 33, is accused of attacking his wife in front of their 3- and 13-year-old sons
By Doug Stutsman

Monday, Nov. 16, 2015

Documentary to focus on artist's "Happy" campaign

From 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, two blocks of 10th Street - between Broad and Greene streets - will be used for filming a parade scene for a documentary called Happy: A Small Film with A Big Smile.
By Doug Stutsman
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