Stories 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

Friday, March 27, 2015

Jimmy Orr remembers his hole-in-one at Augusta National

Leaning on a bookshelf in Jimmy Orr's two-story townhouse is a shadowbox from the Augusta National Golf Club celebrating his hole-in-one on No. 12.
By Doug Stutsman

Man in wheelchair struck by vehicle

A man in a motorized wheelchair was struck by a vehicle Friday afternoon in Richmond County.
By Doug Stutsman

Female suspects sought in beauty supplies theft

A suspect is sought for allegedly stealing items from Ulta Beauty on Robert C. Daniel Parkway.
By Doug Stutsman

Woman escapes structure fire in Richmond County

Around 3:20 p.m., fire crews responded to the 2400 block of Mount Auburn Street, where a home was extensively damaged by flames, according to Augusta Fire Department spokeswoman Dee Griffin.
By Doug Stutsman

Grovetown Public Safety offers locations for Craigslist transactions

The Grovetown Department of Public Safety is encouraging Craigslist buyers to use public safety parking lots to complete transactions.
By Doug Stutsman

Augusta's community cleanup day set for Saturday

Augusta's community cleanup is set for tomorrow.
By Doug Stutsman

Aiken County fugitive arrested in Augusta

A fugitive wanted by the Aiken Department of Public Safety was arrested Thursday in Richmond County.
By Doug Stutsman

Thursday, March 26, 2015

17-year-old hospitalized after being pistol whipped

An Augusta teenager was hospitalized after being struck in the face with a pistol.
By Doug Stutsman

James Brown statue got a brand new shine

James Brown's statue, located in the median of Broad Street between Eighth and Ninth streets has been power-washed and detailed, just in time for Masters Week.
By Doug Stutsman

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Two women pepper sprayed after attacking school safety officer

Two women were pepper sprayed Tuesday after officials say they attacked a school safety officer at Glenn Hills Middle School.
By Doug Stutsman

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

No weapon found after Paine lockdown Monday

Paine College was placed on lockdown Monday after two students had an altercation on the basketball court, police say.
By Doug Stutsman

Monday, March 23, 2015

5 women, 8 men arrested at Steeplechase

In separate incidents, officials said, one fight led to five women being arrested and a second altercation ended with eight men in custody.
By Doug Stutsman

Suspect wanted after theft of hair services

A suspect is sought after refusing to pay for services Monday at Georgia Institute of Cosmetology.
By Doug Stutsman

Patient strikes hospital employee

An employee at Doctors Hospital said she was struck in the face with ice Monday by a patient.
By Doug Stutsman

Sunday, March 22, 2015

1996 death of Bridgette Benita Williams remains a mystery

Bridgette Williams, a mother of four, was found stabbed to death in a ditch along the 1200 block of New Savannah Road.
By Doug Stutsman

Saturday, March 21, 2015

Family reunites at Steeplechase

Tailgating parallel to the finish line, Tony Everatt thought back to 1993, his first year attending Aiken’s Spring Steeplechase. “I was 5 years old and my family made me the unofficial ...
By Doug Stutsman

Friday, March 20, 2015

New Grovetown K-9 gets arrest in first week

K-9 Roscoe trained four months before officially joining the Grovetown Police Department. It took him four days to be called into action.
By Doug Stutsman

Suspect arrested after car chase

A suspect is in custody following a police chase Friday afternoon that began at Augusta Mall, according to Richmond County Lt. Allan Rollins.
By Doug Stutsman
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