Stories by Doug Stutsman

Sunday, May 29, 2016

N. Augusta Junior ROTC places flags on veterans' graves

For at least 15 years, members of North Augusta High School's Junior ROTC team have risen early on Memorial Day weekend to place Ameri­can flags on gravesites.
By Doug Stutsman

Woman's 1994 slaying unsolved

Karen Elizabeth Williams, 38, was found stabbed to death in the back seat of a car at Daniel Village shopping center in 1994.
By Doug Stutsman

Friday, May 27, 2016

Youth baseball team thanks Sconyers for help

The Georgia Lightning youth baseball team has spent the past three summers traveling the country. On Thursday, eight of its players presented a plaque to Larry Scon­yers for making those trips ...
By Doug Stutsman

Thursday, May 26, 2016

Bicycle accident kills Burke teen

A teenager was killed Wednesday night in a bicycle accident in Burke County.
By Doug Stutsman

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Walker eliminated from national spelling bee

Lauren Walker, of Davidson Fine Arts Magnet School, was eliminated Wednesday from the Scripps National Spelling Bee. Walker advanced to the third round by successfully spelling 'formicary,' but ...
By Doug Stutsman

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Marshal's office will have new leader

For the first time since 1987, they'll be a new marshal in Richmond County.
By Doug Stutsman

Sunday, May 22, 2016

Concert honors late accordion teacher

More than 100 guests joined together this weekend to remember the legacy of LaRue Mangelly.
By Doug Stutsman

Suspect sought in attack at Martinez spa

A suspect is sought after two employees of a Martinez spa were attacked Sunday afternoon.
By Doug Stutsman

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

More than 500 remember pilot killed in crash

Greg Connell, who turned 50 on May 1, was killed Saturday when the plane he was flying crashed at DeKalb Peachtree Airport during the Good Neighbor Day air show. 
By Doug Stutsman

Death of man found in Greene Street home called "suspicious"

According to Richmond County Coroner Mark Bowen, the body of a 31-year-old man was found inside a residence in the 300 block of Greene Street.
By Doug Stutsman

Aquinas senior named Best and Brightest

After receiving congratulations from the three judges, EmmaKate Few briefly looked toward the ceiling and then uttered one word: "Wow."
By Doug Stutsman

Monday, May 16, 2016

Longtime crossing guard calling it a career

Josephine Daniel, 84, has directed traffic near W.S. Hornsby K-8 School for 46 years and will retire May 23 to care for her great-grandchildren.
By Doug Stutsman

Sunday, May 15, 2016

Ministry puts spotlight on education's impact

Dr. Angela Pringle sent a clear message Sunday to dozens of Richmond County students, teachers and parents: "Graduate."
By Doug Stutsman

Attorney challenges judge for seat

Judge Carl C. Brown Jr., who has been an Augusta Judicial Circuit Su­perior Court judge since 1994, is running for re-election May 24 against Christopher Nicholson.
By Doug Stutsman

Mystery of woman found dead inside trunk

On Aug. 9, 1976, a Beech Island woman's beaten and badly decomposed body was discovered by Augusta police in the trunk of her car at Daniel Village Shopping Center
By Doug Stutsman

Saturday, May 14, 2016

North Augusta pilot dies in Atlanta air show crash

A North Augusta pilot is dead following a plane crash at a stunt show Saturday in Atlanta.
By Doug Stutsman

Augusta man arrested in theft of socks, lobster

An Augusta man was arrested Friday after stealing lobster tails, beer and men's socks from Wal-Mart on Deans Bridge Road, police say.
By Doug Stutsman

Man killed in Wilkes County shooting

About 1 a.m. Saturday, deputies responded to Alabama Street in Washington, Ga., and found Darrius J. Wilkinson, of Lincolnton, unresponsive in the road.
By Doug Stutsman

Friday, May 13, 2016

Stop the violence message

Sandwich shop owner works to curb violence

La-La Alston, the owner of Philly CheeseSteak Factory on Peach Orchard Road, has started a "Stop the Violence" campaign and is trying to remove illegal guns from the streets.
By Doug Stutsman

Thursday, May 12, 2016

Miller Theater project receives $50,000 grant

After being unoccupied for 30 years, the Miller Theater got a taste Thursday evening of what lies ahead.
By Doug Stutsman
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