Stories by Doug Stutsman

Thursday, Aug 25, 2016

Subway employee will not face charges, police say

A Gordon Highway Subway employee will not face charges for defending her 14-year-old son.
By Doug Stutsman

Funeral date set for Waynesboro mayor

The funeral for Waynesboro Mayor Pauline Jenkins will take place Sept. 3 at Burke County High School.
By Doug Stutsman

Students invited to learn about military academies

Saturday's event at Augusta University targets District 12 students in eighth through 12th grades and is designed to provide information about military service academies and the educational and ...
By Doug Stutsman

Wednesday, Aug 24, 2016

New dorms unveiled at Augusta University

With more than 150 guests in attendance, Oak Hall and Elm Hall were officially unveiled to the public Wednesday afternoon with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Augusta University's Health Sciences campus.
By Doug Stutsman

Agency approves one charter school, denies another

A charter school proposed for downtown Augusta has been denied approval by the Georgia State Charter Schools Commission, but the agency approved another one to be located in either Richmond or ...
By Doug Stutsman

Waynesboro mayor dies after illness

Pauline Jenkins, Waynesboro's first black and female mayor, had been very ill for a number of weeks, Burke County Sheriff Greg Coursey said Wednesday.
By Doug Stutsman

Suspect wanted in baby monitor theft

About 10:30 a.m., deputies responded to Toys "R" Us in the 3400 block of Wrightsboro Road, where employees claim a Hispanic male stole nine baby monitors.
By Doug Stutsman

Tuesday, Aug 23, 2016

Frazier announces candidacy for school board seat

Wayne Frazier, a longtime former educator in the Richmond County School System, announced his plans to run for the District 4 school board seat currently held by Barbara Pulliam.
By Doug Stutsman

Local officials urge voters to oppose Opportunity School District

The bill is based on similar initiatives in Louisiana and Tennessee and would authorize the state to temporarily step in to assist chronically failing public schools and the students in them.
By Doug Stutsman

Monday, Aug 22, 2016

I-20 construction this morning

The Georgia Department of Transportation will begin repairs Tuesday morning to the outside lanes on Interstate 20 that were damaged by a lightning strike last Friday.
By Doug Stutsman

Technical magnet school principal resigned after unapproved decisions, official confirms

Mylinthia Renee-Kelly, who became principal of Richmond County Technical Career Magnet School in 2012, voluntarily resigned after making a number of decisions on ways to boost her school and ...
By Doug Stutsman

Second bandit arrested following attempted robbery at Subway

A suspect has been arrested after an armed robbery that turned fatal Sunday at the Subway on Gordon Highway.
By Doug Stutsman

Suspect sought after hotel burglary

A suspect is sought after a hotel room was burglarized Saturday, police say.
By Doug Stutsman

Sunday, Aug 21, 2016

Man dies after being shot at Subway on Gordon Highway

One man is dead after being shot Sunday afternoon at an Augusta restaurant.
By Doug Stutsman

Augusta University alumnus 41st in Rio

Pardon Ndhlovu, an Augusta University alumnus, placed 41st in the marathon on Sunday at the Olympic Games in Rio.
By Doug Stutsman

60 years later: ARC reflects on improbable title

It's been 60 years since the underdog and undersized Musketeers stunned the state of Georgia, but memories from their historic season haven't been forgotten.
By Doug Stutsman

Friday, Aug 19, 2016

Man carrying dog steals two 30-packs of beer

A suspect, carrying a small dog, stole two 30-packs of beer Wednesday from an Augusta business.
By Doug Stutsman

Augusta man jumped, robbed by five men

An Augusta man was hospitalized after being jumped and robbed by a group of men, police say.
By Doug Stutsman

Thursday, Aug 18, 2016

Crew puts out Martinez structure fire

Fire crews responded to a Martinez house fire Thursday afternoon.
By Doug Stutsman

$200,000 in band equipment coming to schools

In recent years, Murphey Middle School discontinued its band because it lacked instruments. Glenn Hills High and the Academy of Richmond County are also schools that saw a sharp decline in equipment.
By Doug Stutsman
 
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