Stories by Doug Stutsman

Friday, July 25, 2014

Grovetown police looking for escaped inmates

The Grovetown Department of Public Safety confirmed late Friday that two inmates escaped from the Grovetown Police Department Detention Center. The suspects are Michael Davis, 24, and Joshua Gray, 21.
By Doug Stutsman

Woman pointed gun in face of another

The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is searching for Kesha Hazel for pointing a gun at another female Friday afternoon.
By Doug Stutsman

United Way opens door to new partners

For the first time since 2010, United Way of the CSRA is inviting new agencies and organizations to participate in the community investment process. The agency pre-application process begins July 29.
By Doug Stutsman

Eggs stolen from Augusta business

The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is searching for an unknown suspect accused of stealing eight cases of eggs Thursday from an area business.
By Doug Stutsman

Three men wanted in Augusta robbery

Deputies are searching for three male suspects in connection with a robbery Wednesday in Richmond County.
By Doug Stutsman

Fans, celebrities attend 'Get On Up' events

Long after the Red Carpet rolled up at Regal Cinemas, celebration of Thursday's Get On Up screening continued throughout Richmond County.
By Doug Stutsman

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Stars come to Augusta for 'Get On Up' premiere

Three nights after James Brown’s biopic Get On Up premiered at Harlem’s Apollo Theatre, the bright-lights and red carpet shifted from New York to Augusta.
By Doug Stutsman

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Man hospitalized after attack on Gordon Hwy

An Augusta man was hospitalized Wednesday after being attacked and robbed while walking near Gordon Highway.
By Doug Stutsman

Augusta man shot, killed by cop in Adairsville

Charles Leon Johnson II, 29, was killed Tuesday following an incident with a police officer in Adairsville.
By Doug Stutsman

Edgefield County United Way receives donation

As part of the Savannah River Remediation (SRR) Zero Injuries campaign, SRR presented a $1,000 check Wednesday to Edgefield County United Way.
By Doug Stutsman

Monday, July 21, 2014

Tax office to close Thursday, Friday

The Richmond County tax commissioner's office will be closed for a half-day on Thursday and all day Friday as operations are moved to a new suite.
By Doug Stutsman

Think you're hot? Be a firefighter in summer

Sgt. David Williams speaks for many of the firefighters at Augusta Station No. 8 when he says summer is the hardest time of year.
By Doug Stutsman

1 shot on Central Ave.

A 25-year-old man was shot Monday afternoon in Richmond County.
By Doug Stutsman

Friday, July 18, 2014

Drag boat racers treat fans to Night of Fire

An estimated 3,000 patrons attended the 28th annual Augusta Southern Nationals Night of Fire on Friday - a two-hour opportunity for fans to interact with drag boat racers.
By Doug Stutsman

Southern Nationals returns this weekend

After high water forced the cancellation of last year’s Augusta Southern Nationals, the annual drag-race boat tournament returns this weekend to Augusta.
By Doug Stutsman

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Gunmen rob 2 in Richmond County

The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a man accused of robbing two victims at gunpoint Thursday afternoon.
By Doug Stutsman

Second arrest made in shooting

Columbia County deputies made a second arrest Thursday in connection with a shooting that occurred early Monday morning at Westwood Club Apartments on Washington Road.
By Doug Stutsman

Augusta woman dies in evening car crash

A man has been charged with DUI, reckless driving and first-degree vehicular homicide following a traffic accident that killed an Augusta woman Thursday in Richmond County.
By Doug Stutsman

Man sought in Beech Island shooting

 Aiken County Sheriff’s Office investigators have obtained warrants for the arrest of a man following a shooting Thursday in Beech Island.
By Doug Stutsman

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

2 smash, rob Costco counter

The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office is searching for two suspects accused of robbing a local business Wednesday evening.
By Doug Stutsman

Top headlines

Fire Department raises sought

The Augusta Fire Depart­ment will present a pay raise proposal for firefighters and administrators to the county’s public safety committee Monday.
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