Stories by Doug Stutsman

Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014

Suspect sought for stealing $656 in cigarettes

The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is searching for a man accused of stealing $656 worth of cigarettes from an area business.
By Doug Stutsman

Body of elderly woman found in home on Powell Avenue

The body of an elderly woman was found Thursday afternoon inside a residence on Powell Avenue.
By Doug Stutsman

Fifth Street Bridge bump repaired

The drive over Augusta's Fifth Street bridge got slightly less bumpy Thursday morning - at least for the time being.
By Doug Stutsman

Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

Kimberly-Clark to cut around 1,300 jobs nationwide

In their third quarter results, Kimberly-Clark Corporation said Wednesday it plans to cut between 1,100 and 1,300 jobs nationwide as part of its restructuring plans.
By Doug Stutsman

RCSO: 'no new details' in death of teen

The Richmond County Sheriff's Office said Wednesday they have no update in the death of 18-year-old Nicholas Charles Dunn, who was found in the woods Tuesday afternoon behind Cross Creek High School.
By Doug Stutsman

Newbegin beaten, drowned according to coroner's office

The Richmond County Coroner's Office confirmed Wednesday evening that Emily Anne Newbegin died as a result of multiple blunt force trauma and drowning.
By Doug Stutsman

Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

Spangler still alive on 'The Voice'

Aiken's Beth Spangler lost her "Battle Round" on Tuesday's episode of The Voice but wasn't eliminated from the show.
By Doug Stutsman

47-year-old man charged in mobile home park homicide

A 47-year-old man has been arrested in connection with Monday night's homicide at Rocky Creek Mobile Home Park off Milledgeville Road.
By Doug Stutsman

Monday, Oct. 20, 2014

Man wanted for stealing plastic spoons

The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is searching for a man, dressed as a female, accused of stealing plastic spoons from a local business.
By Doug Stutsman

University of Alabama holds student recruitment dinner

University of Alabama officials held their student-recruitment dinner in Rich­mond County for the third time in five years Monday evening.
By Doug Stutsman

Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014

Unsolved murders: Natalie Clark's 2003 mystery

It's been 11 years since Natalie Clark was found suffocated in the backyard of her home, and her 68-year-old mother continues to ask one question: Why?
By Doug Stutsman

Friday, Oct. 17, 2014

21-year-old beaten, robbed

A 21-year-old woman was hospitalized Friday morning after being robbed and assaulted on Heard Avenue.
By Doug Stutsman

Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014

Delays next week for Richmond drivers

The Georgia Department of Transportation released a statement Thursday warning drivers of road construction zones next week in Richmond County.
By Doug Stutsman

Columbia County candidates debate in Evans

Approximately 80 spectators attended the event, which fielded questions on SPLOST, population growth, transportation and how each candidate can improve Columbia County.
By Doug Stutsman

Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014

Couple banned from Augusta National

The Augusta National Golf Club banned a South Dakota couple from club grounds Monday after the duo trespassed and was involved in an altercation at Gate 3.
By Doug Stutsman

Autopsy complete on Josey senior

An autopsy was completed Wednesday on T.W. Josey High School senior Recardell Sheppard, but results might not be released for months, the Richmond County Coroner's office said.
By Doug Stutsman

Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014

USC Aiken chancellor named finalist for University of North Alabama president

University of South Carolina Aiken chancellor Sandra J. Jordan is one of four finalists to be the new president of University of North Alabama. 
By Doug Stutsman

Woman dies after accident with 18-wheeler

One person has died following a traffic collision involving an 18-wheerler Tuesday afternoon in Warren County.
By Doug Stutsman

Monday, Oct. 13, 2014

Teen dies after basketball game

A T.W. Josey High School student died Monday after collapsing during a pickup basketball game.
By Doug Stutsman

Sunday, Oct. 12, 2014

Pardon Our Mess: Tree limbs remain in pond after February ice storm

Fallen trees and limbs from last February's ice storm remain scattered across a local pond.
By Doug Stutsman
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Charges for sex offender

A man convicted of sex charges in Columbia County, who then went to prison for child molestation in south Georgia is back behind bars.
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