Stories by Doug Stutsman

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Apply for disaster training class

The Richmond County Emergency Management Agency is taking applications for their Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) class scheduled for August 21. 
By Doug Stutsman

Aiken chef hosting demo at market

Brandon Velie, owner of Juniper in Ridge Spring and South Carolina Chef Ambassador, will perform a cooking demonstration at the Aiken County Farmers Market on Saturday. 
By Doug Stutsman

Man arrested with firearm, drugs

An Augusta man was arrested early Wednesday on charges of possession of a firearm during a crime, possession of hydrocodone and possession of marijuana.
By Doug Stutsman

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

EMS physician training starts Wednesday

The instruction will focus on liability, legal responsibility, as well as defensive and offensive driving, and will be conducted by Augusta Fire Department training coordinators.
By Doug Stutsman

Monday, July 28, 2014

3 suspects arrested in July 24 break-in

Frank Allen Wilkins II, 19, of Evans; Gregory Bernard Washington Jr., 24, of Martinez; and Joshua Alexander Lee, 20, of Augusta, each were charged with burglary.
By Doug Stutsman

Sunday, July 27, 2014

Pardon Our Mess

Area residents are having trouble seeing the Doublegate Court street sign due to overgrown trees and brush along the street curb. In addition to plant life, the street corner is littered with ...
By Doug Stutsman

Friday, July 25, 2014

Grovetown police looking for escaped inmates

The Grovetown Department of Public Safety confirmed late Friday that two inmates escaped from the Grovetown Police Department Detention Center. The suspects are Michael Davis, 24, and Joshua Gray, 21.
By Doug Stutsman

Woman pointed gun in face of another

The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is searching for Kesha Hazel for pointing a gun at another female Friday afternoon.
By Doug Stutsman

United Way opens door to new partners

For the first time since 2010, United Way of the CSRA is inviting new agencies and organizations to participate in the community investment process. The agency pre-application process begins July 29.
By Doug Stutsman

Eggs stolen from Augusta business

The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is searching for an unknown suspect accused of stealing eight cases of eggs Thursday from an area business.
By Doug Stutsman

Three men wanted in Augusta robbery

Deputies are searching for three male suspects in connection with a robbery Wednesday in Richmond County.
By Doug Stutsman

Fans, celebrities attend 'Get On Up' events

Long after the Red Carpet rolled up at Regal Cinemas, celebration of Thursday's Get On Up screening continued throughout Richmond County.
By Doug Stutsman

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Stars 'Get On Up' in Augusta

Three nights after James Brown’s biopic Get On Up premiered at Harlem’s Apollo Theatre, the bright-lights and red carpet shifted from New York to Augusta.
By Doug Stutsman

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Man hospitalized after attack on Gordon Hwy

An Augusta man was hospitalized Wednesday after being attacked and robbed while walking near Gordon Highway.
By Doug Stutsman

Augusta man shot, killed by cop in Adairsville

Charles Leon Johnson II, 29, was killed Tuesday following an incident with a police officer in Adairsville.
By Doug Stutsman

Edgefield County United Way receives donation

As part of the Savannah River Remediation (SRR) Zero Injuries campaign, SRR presented a $1,000 check Wednesday to Edgefield County United Way.
By Doug Stutsman

Monday, July 21, 2014

Tax office to close Thursday, Friday

The Richmond County tax commissioner's office will be closed for a half-day on Thursday and all day Friday as operations are moved to a new suite.
By Doug Stutsman

Think you're hot? Be a firefighter in summer

Sgt. David Williams speaks for many of the firefighters at Augusta Station No. 8 when he says summer is the hardest time of year.
By Doug Stutsman

1 shot on Central Ave.

A 25-year-old man was shot Monday afternoon in Richmond County.
By Doug Stutsman

Friday, July 18, 2014

Drag boat racers treat fans to Night of Fire

An estimated 3,000 patrons attended the 28th annual Augusta Southern Nationals Night of Fire on Friday - a two-hour opportunity for fans to interact with drag boat racers.
By Doug Stutsman

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