Stories by Doug Stutsman

3rd Boshears enters Georgia Aviation Hall of Fame

Col. Willis M. "Buster" Bo­shears Jr., whose first logbook entry was made at age 6, served in the Air Force and worked at Daniel Field Airport for most of his professional life.
By Doug Stutsman

Friday, April 17, 2015

One injured Friday in gas station shooting

The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is investigating a shooting Friday afternoon at an Augusta convenience store.
By Doug Stutsman

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Thousands in copper wire stolen from mobile homes

The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is searching for a suspect accused of stealing $2,000 worth of copper wire.
By Doug Stutsman

2 Aiken men sentenced on gun charges

Two Aiken men were sentenced in federal court, each on charges of a convicted felon in possession of a firearm.
By Doug Stutsman

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Augusta 911 Center sheds light into daily activities

As part of National Public Safety Telecommunications Week, the Augusta 911 Center opened its doors to public tours Tuesday and Wednesday, allowing citizens to receive a behind-the-scene glimpse ...
By Doug Stutsman

RCSO investigating Monday morning burglary

The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is investigating a burglary Monday in Hephzibah.
By Doug Stutsman

Thursday, April 9, 2015

City golf course has new look

On July 1, the image of Augusta Municipal began to change when Orlando, Fla.-based Cypress Golf Management headed the challenge of improving the course.
By Doug Stutsman

Sonny Seiler will be at Masters, not G-Day game

Flipping through decades of Masters badges, Sonny Seiler removed his hand from a 1970s ticket and gently tapped the side of his head. "It's all right here," Seiler said. "Memory after memory from ...
By Doug Stutsman

Monday, April 6, 2015

New restaurants line Washington Road

As traffic flocks to Washington Road during Augusta's busiest week, visitors will be greeted with a number of new dining choices. 
By Doug Stutsman

Sunday, April 5, 2015

Community embraces River Levee Trail

April 6 marks the six-month anniversary of the opening of River Levee Trail, a 1.6-mile paved walking, biking and pet-welcoming path in the shadows of downtown Augusta.
By Doug Stutsman

Friday, April 3, 2015

One dead, another charged with DUI, in Aiken County traffic collision

One person is dead and a suspect has been charged with felony DUI following a traffic collision Friday afternoon in Aiken County.
By Doug Stutsman

Fire crews called Friday afternoon to downtown Augusta

Fire crews extinguished flames Friday afternoon in downtown Augusta.
By Doug Stutsman

Thursday, April 2, 2015

Suspect sought in assault, robbery at lodge

A 33-year-old man says he was robbed by force Wednesday at a hotel on Gordon Highway.
By Doug Stutsman

Suspect sought for armed robbery at Aiken hotel

The Aiken Department of Public Safety is requesting assistance in locating an individual accused of armed robbery and attempted sexual assault.
By Doug Stutsman

Victim named in fatal collision

The McDuffie County Coroner's Office has identified the victim of Wednesday's fatal accident on Interstate 20.
By Doug Stutsman

Aiken County bus driver saves students

An Aiken County bus driver preserved the safety of 18 elementary school students after the engine of their bus caught fire Wednesday.
By Doug Stutsman

Teen suspects arrested on robbery charges

Two teenage suspects are in custody after allegedly robbing a female victim at a Richmond County restaurant.
By Doug Stutsman

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Coroner called to fatal crash in McDuffie

At least one person has died following a traffic accident late Wednesday in McDuffie County.
By Doug Stutsman

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Wine, liquor sales begin soaring for Masters Week

At Augusta Liquors - attached to Costco - store manager Brian Etzel estimates business will increase 400 percent between March 30 and April 12.
By Doug Stutsman

Monday, March 30, 2015

AT&T crews repair damaged phone cable

An estimated several hundred customers were without landline phone service since Thursday, according to AT&T maintenance officials. Customers had service restored by Monday evening.
By Doug Stutsman
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