Stories by Doug Stutsman

Monday, Sept. 22, 2014

Wrightsboro Road reopens after gas leak

Wrightsboro Road from Flowing Wells to Belair roads was briefly closed Monday after a reported gas leak. All roads have been reopened.
By Doug Stutsman

Friday, Sept. 19, 2014

Three suspects sought in robbery, assault

Three black males are missing after an armed robbery Friday in Richmond County. 
By Doug Stutsman

Five sought in armed robbery

The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is searching for five suspects following an armed robbery late Thursday in Augusta.
By Doug Stutsman

Arts in the Heart opens

The 34th annual event kicked off Friday, beginning a three-day celebration spotlighting arts, music and global cuisine.
By Doug Stutsman

CSRA one of 10 Clubs selected for program

Although SMART Girls has been a Boys & Girls Club program for years, the 2014 version is more results-oriented, grounded in research by health, wellness and education professionals.
By Doug Stutsman

Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014

Popular haunted house closed for 2014

The Grovetown-based haunted house, Nightmare Plantation, released a statement on its Web site saying the attraction is taking the year off because of damage from February's ice storm.
By Doug Stutsman

Victim injured during armed robbery

Deputies are searching for a suspect following an armed robbery late Wednesday in Richmond County.
By Doug Stutsman

Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014

Forum addresses domestic violence

The "Stop the Violence: Honest Conversation" forum at Tabernacle Baptist Church in Augusta let people vocalize their views on domestic violence and police relations in the black community.
By Doug Stutsman

Suspect sought in theft from local business

Richmond County deputies are asking for public assistance in locating a white male accused of stealing a gas-powered generator from Tractor Supply Store. 
By Doug Stutsman

Two arrested on drug, weapons charges

Robert Karl Powick, 40, and Elise Lauren Staples, 32, have been charged with trafficking methamphetamine, possession of marijuana with intent to distribute and possession of a firearm during the ...
By Doug Stutsman

Aiken man wanted on DUI charges

Dustin Tre Munoz, 21, is accused of operating his motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol.
By Doug Stutsman

Monday, Sept. 15, 2014

Augusta Hazmat team responds to 'odor' in Wrens

The Augusta Fire Department's Hazmat team was called Monday evening to Jefferson County due to reports of a strong odor outside a residence. 
By Doug Stutsman

Victim beaten, robbed of $9,600

The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is searching for two unknown suspects accused of robbing and beating an Augusta man at his residence.
By Doug Stutsman

Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014

Unsolved Cases: Hopson's 1976 death

Nearly four decades have come and gone, yet the death of Nancy Hopson remains one of two unsolved Richmond County homicides from the 1970s.
By Doug Stutsman

DaVitte slaying suspect still in Florida

A month after the slaying of 55-year-old Bill DaVitte, suspect Daniel Nelson Robinson, 21, remains in a Jacksonville, Fla., detention facility.
By Doug Stutsman

Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014

Pardon Our Mess: Sign for June Florida Georgia Line concert

A shuttle pickup sign for the Florida Georgia Line concert - which took place June 13 - remains stapled to a telephone pole near the campus of Georgia Regents University.
By Doug Stutsman

Friday, Sept. 12, 2014

Augusta women scammed out of $9,500

Richmond County deputies are searching for a man accused of deceiving two Augusta women out of $9,500.
By Doug Stutsman

Windsor man reported missing

Laurell Doody, of 151 Beetle Lane, was last seen Sept. 9 at his residence, according to Sgt. Jason Feemster.
By Doug Stutsman

Border Bash brings out family rivalries

Before leaving for the 21st annual Border Bash, Belvedere, S.C., residents Wayne and Marilyn Braddy received a sarcastic phone call from their daughter. "What's daddy wearing?" 
By Doug Stutsman

Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014

Augusta men were arrested in chop shop bust

Two Augusta men were arrested Thursday for operating an illegal automotive chop shop from their residence.
By Doug Stutsman

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Group demands hearing on commissioner appointment

City leaders appeared to warm to a request Monday by the West Augusta Alliance to hold one or more public hearings before appointing an interim District 7 commissioner to serve until Donnie ...
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