Stories by Doug Stutsman

Augusta's lead arson investigator to retire April 30

After more than four decades of working for the Augusta Fire Department, Brown is set to retire April 30, ending his 43-year tenure as a firefighter, fire marshal and lead arson investigator.
By Doug Stutsman

Friday, April 24, 2015

Former 'America's Got Talent' local found

A North Augusta teenager was reported missing Friday afternoon and was later found after a post from the girl's mother was shared over 3,300 times on social media.
By Doug Stutsman

Cops link string of holdups

Three suspects are in custody, while one man remains at large, following multiple armed robberies this week in Richmond County.
By Doug Stutsman

Harrisburg structure fires concern residents

The neighborhood has seen four fires in the past seven weeks, and investigators are having a hard time getting answers.
By Doug Stutsman

RCSO searching for armed robbery suspect

The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is asking for public assistance in locating an armed robbery suspect.
By Doug Stutsman

Severe weather may hit today

Expected morning rainfall could turn severe this afternoon and evening, according to the National Weather Service.
By Doug Stutsman

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Augusta teenager saves parents from fire

An Augusta teenager is being credited with saving the lives of his parents after smoke engulfed their home early Saturday.
By Doug Stutsman

Suspect sought for two armed robberies in April

The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is asking for public assistance in locating Byron Danta Harris.
By Doug Stutsman

Suspects sought in Hephzibah break-in

The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is searching for two suspects accused of ransacking a home Tuesday in Hephzibah.
By Doug Stutsman

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Augusta man arrested for assault, burglary

An Augusta man is in custody on charges of aggravated assault, false imprisonment and burglary in the first degree.
By Doug Stutsman

Augusta teen arrested, charged with felony murder

Two suspects are in custody after a man was found dead early Tuesday morning at River Glen Apartments, 201 East Telfair Street.
By Doug Stutsman

Monday, April 20, 2015

House window broken by charred potato

A Hephzibah man says the front window of his home was broken by a potato.
By Doug Stutsman

Women sought for theft, battery

The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is searching for two suspects accused of concealing clothes and assaulting Augusta Mall employees.
By Doug Stutsman

Suspects sought in attempted armed robbery

The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is searching for two men in an attempted armed robbery Monday afternoon.
By Doug Stutsman

Saturday, April 18, 2015

3rd Boshears enters Georgia Aviation Hall of Fame

Col. Willis M. "Buster" Bo­shears Jr., whose first logbook entry was made at age 6, served in the Air Force and worked at Daniel Field Airport for most of his professional life.
By Doug Stutsman

Friday, April 17, 2015

One injured Friday in gas station shooting

The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is investigating a shooting Friday afternoon at an Augusta convenience store.
By Doug Stutsman

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Thousands in copper wire stolen from mobile homes

The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is searching for a suspect accused of stealing $2,000 worth of copper wire.
By Doug Stutsman

2 Aiken men sentenced on gun charges

Two Aiken men were sentenced in federal court, each on charges of a convicted felon in possession of a firearm.
By Doug Stutsman

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Augusta 911 Center sheds light into daily activities

As part of National Public Safety Telecommunications Week, the Augusta 911 Center opened its doors to public tours Tuesday and Wednesday, allowing citizens to receive a behind-the-scene glimpse ...
By Doug Stutsman

RCSO investigating Monday morning burglary

The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is investigating a burglary Monday in Hephzibah.
By Doug Stutsman
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Augusta, Aiken boast different benefits for water park

Developer Benjamin Bell could have his choice between more commercial property or fewer government regulations and fees if he decides to build a $20 million water park in Augusta or Aiken County.
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