Stories by Doug Stutsman

Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016

Richmond County schools to reopen Friday

The Richmond County School System will reopen tomorrow at regularly scheduled times.
By Doug Stutsman

Martinez man arrested on public indecency charge

A Martinez man was arrested Monday and charged with public indecency.
By Doug Stutsman

Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2016

Advisory still in effect after first water samples test clean

The first samples of possibly contaminated water in Richmond County came back clean Wednesday evening, officials say. The second test results will be revealed Thursday.
By Doug Stutsman

Augusta man accused of rape

An Augusta man is accused of raping an Augusta woman who died less than an hour after the incident, authorities say.
By Doug Stutsman

Richmond County public schools to be closed again Thursday

Richmond County public schools will be closed again on Thursday.
By Doug Stutsman

Annual Miss Augusta pageant to be held Sunday

The 51st annual Miss Augusta & Miss Savannah River Pageant will be held Sunday at Greenbrier High School.
By Doug Stutsman

Martinez murder suspect accused of punching jail deputy

Daniel Robinson, who’s accused of killing Bill DaVitte in a Martinez church parking lot in Aug. 2014, allegedly spit at and threatened a deputy who was preparing to transport him to a maximum ...
By Doug Stutsman

Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016

Forum discusses possibility of library reopening on Sundays

More than two dozen people attended a public forum at library headquarters at 823 Telfair Street and applauded the idea of reopening it on Sundays.
By Doug Stutsman

Monday, Feb. 8, 2016

Tickets on sale for Papa Joe's Banjo-B-Que

Willie Nelson and Old Crow Medicine Show will headline event at Evans Towne Center Park.
By Doug Stutsman

Deputy returns to work after shooting

Deputy Alan Crispin has been reassigned to the records division as the Richmond County Sheriff's Office waits for the Georgia Bureau of Investigation to conclude its investigation.
By Doug Stutsman

Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016

Head Start volunteer wins area, state honors

Firefighter Anthony Moody was named Head Start Par­ent of the Year in the CSRA in 2015 and was described as “being an instrumental part of daily activities at Silas X. Floyd.”
By Doug Stutsman

1998 killing of Westside High student still unsolved

Eugene Crawford, 19, was found shot to death Nov. 21, 1998, near the Butler Manor subdivision.
By Doug Stutsman

Shoplifting arrest made at Augusta Wal-Mart

A man was charged with shoplifting at Wal-Mart on Wrightsboro Road on Saturday morning.
By Doug Stutsman

Harlem man arrested after drugs found in motel room

A Harlem man was arrested Friday after methamphetamine and marijuana were found in his room at an Augusta motel, police say.
By Doug Stutsman

Friday, Feb. 5, 2016

T.W. Josey invites speakers for Black History Month

Each week this month, a prominent African-American from the Au­gusta community will lead an assembly at the school. The Rev. Charles Goodman, of Tabernacle Baptist Church, was the guest ...
By Doug Stutsman

Thieves wanted after theft at Augusta business

An Augusta business is searching for answers after more than $1,000 worth of equipment was stolen Wednesday.
By Doug Stutsman

Suspect sought for stealing liquor

A suspect is sought after allegedly stealing a bottle of liquor Thursday from an Augusta business.
By Doug Stutsman

Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016

NFL honors Charlie Waters, North Augusta High

In recognition of Super Bowl 50 this Sunday, thousands of high schools across the country received a gold NFL football in honor of alumni who competed in the game.
By Doug Stutsman

Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016

Church utility trailer stolen, police say

Richmond County Sheriff's deputies responded to the 600 block of Metcalf Street, where officials with Trinity on the Hill United Methodist Church said their trailer was stolen.
By Doug Stutsman

Man robbed at gunpoint while walking home

An Augusta man was robbed at gunpoint early Tuesday while walking on Wrightsboro Road.
By Doug Stutsman
 
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