Stories by Doug Stutsman

Thursday, June 23, 2016

Former Marshall Square resident receives gift from local Boy Scout

William Head - a lifelong Boy Scout - lost nearly all his merit badges in the 2015 fire at Marshall Square retirement home.
By Doug Stutsman

Victim identified after deadly house fire

A 69-year-old died Wednesday evening following a house fire in North Augusta.
By Doug Stutsman

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Elderly man dies in North Augusta house fire

The fire occurred on Woodberry Lane on Wednesday night.
By Doug Stutsman

Police will boost security at Augusta Pride event

Sheriff's Maj. Steve Strickland did not give an exact number of deputies assigned for Saturday's parade but said, "We don't want an event with an oppressive atmosphere."
By Doug Stutsman

Two teenagers charged with murder in Burke County slaying

According to a Georgia Bureau of Investigation press release, Kalvin Smith, Jr., 18, and Rodriquez Herndon, 17, are each charged with one count of murder in the death of Paul Golden III.
By Doug Stutsman

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

School system to study magnet school athletics issue

The Richmond County Board of Education agreed Tuesday to conduct a study on whether magnet school students should be allowed to participate in Georgia High School Association events at other ...
By Doug Stutsman

RCSO searching for convicted felon

The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is requesting the public's help in locating a suspect.
By Doug Stutsman

Augusta man arrested after barricading himself inside home

An Augusta man is in custody after barricading himself inside his home for five hours Monday.
By Doug Stutsman

Monday, June 20, 2016

Boyfriend charged after woman falls from parking deck

A Richmond County man is in custody after a woman was found covered in blood Saturday night in downtown Augusta.
By Doug Stutsman

Man accused of killing Florida priest attempts to flood cell

A man accused of killing a Florida priest was transferred Monday to a jail in Clayton County.
By Doug Stutsman

1997 shooting remains mystery

On the morning of Feb. 6, 1997, Todd Gerald Winkler's girlfriend drove from her Columbia home to his residence in the 3000 block of Mabus Road in Richmond County.
By Doug Stutsman

Sunday, June 19, 2016

Fathers, daughters get to share special day at fundraiser

For years, Gary Kendrick read stories about the annual Father-Daughter Gala at the Legends Club and told himself that one day he would bring his daughter, Shalyn. On Sunday, the Kendricks made it ...
By Doug Stutsman

Warrenville man killed in shooting

A 22-year-old man was killed in a shooting Saturday night in Warrenville, S.C., and one person is in custody.
By Doug Stutsman

Richmond County schools absentee numbers high

The majority of Richmond Coun­ty public schools surveyed had absentee rates above state and national averages in the most recent data released by the U.S. Depart­ment of Education on ...
By Doug Stutsman

Friday, June 17, 2016

Sellers see strong start at farmers market

The vehicle traffic remained steady at the Augusta State Farmers Market even with temperatures approaching 100 this week.
By Doug Stutsman

Thursday, June 16, 2016

Interfaith service honors Orlando, Charleston victims

Robert Klensin, rabbi emeritus of the Congregation Children of Israel, sent a clear message Thurs­day evening at the Unitarian Uni­versalist Church of Augusta: It's time to act.
By Doug Stutsman

Arrest made in King Spa rape case

A suspect wanted in connection to the rape at King Spa last month has been booked into the Columbia County Detention Center.
By Doug Stutsman

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Grovetown teenager dies in car wreck Wednesday morning

A former Grovetown High volleyball player died Wednesday morning following a traffic accident in Lexington County, S.C.
By Doug Stutsman

Augusta woman dies Wednesday after house fire

An Augusta woman died Wednesday after suffering burns last month during a house fire.
By Doug Stutsman

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

Board talks idea of allowing magnet students play sports at other Richmond County schools

Members of the Richmond County Board of Education went back-and-forth Tuesday afternoon on the idea of magnet school students being allowed to participate in Georgia High School Athletic ...
By Doug Stutsman
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