Stories by Doug Stutsman

Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2015

Agriculture commissioner stresses biosecurity

Gary Black, the commissioner of the Georgia Department of Agriculture, made an appearance in Augusta last Thursday with a clear message to Georgia poultry-farm workers.
By Doug Stutsman

Aiken County schools closed Tuesday

The closing also extends to all after school activities, athletics, the adult education program and Freedman Parenting Center. The substitute teacher workshop at Byrd Learning Center is also ...
By Doug Stutsman

Monday, Oct. 5, 2015

Emanuel settles suit over teacher-led prayer

The Freedom From Religion Foun­dation settled a lawsuit Mon­day with the Emanuel County School District after stopping teacher-led prayer, officials say.
By Doug Stutsman

Soldier invites J.J. Watt to Army Ball

The video has been viewed more than 670,000 times on Facebook. It's been shared 21,054 times. Still, Army Pvt. Camille Coffey has yet to hear back from Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt.
By Doug Stutsman

Sunday, Oct. 4, 2015

Teenager's 2003 shooting death still unsolved

Larry L. Drayton, 15, was shot near his apartment on Bahama Drive. Police said investigators were unable to find a weapon or a reason why he was killed.
By Doug Stutsman

Salley woman dies in Aiken County crash

A 62-year-old woman died Sunday in a single-vehicle accident in Aiken County.
By Doug Stutsman

Sand bags filled to help SC

As parts of South Carolina experience historic flooding, sand bags were filled Sunday in Richmond County to assist with disaster relief.
By Doug Stutsman

Stolen motorcycle discovered in ditch

A stolen motorcycle was found in a ditch on Clark Road on Saturday, police say.
By Doug Stutsman

Aiken, Edgefield schools closed today

Schools in Aiken and Edge­field counties will be closed Monday because of the heavy rain in South Carolina. Schools in Bamberg District 1 will also be closed Monday.
By Doug Stutsman

Heavy rain expected to miss Augusta area

According to the National Weather Service, the majority of rain is expected to stay east of the Augusta area, with no more than an inch of rain expected until 8 a.m. Monday.
By Doug Stutsman

Friday, Oct. 2, 2015

Dogs help at-risk Augusta teens learn to read

The Department of Juvenile Justice began a therapy dog program in Atlanta last year and launched the same program in Augusta on Sept. 1.
By Doug Stutsman

Thursday, Oct. 1, 2015

Richmond County Sheriff's Office holds forum

Moderated by Sheriff Richard Roundtree, the Richmond County Sheriff's Office held an open forum Thursday evening on Golden Camp Road.
By Doug Stutsman

Dye's remark in 2002 helped Georgia beat Alabama

Pat Dye once said Georgia "wasn't man enough" to go into Tuscaloosa and beat Alabama.
By Doug Stutsman

Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2015

Homeless man wanted in theft at Blue Sky Kitchen

Surveillance video showed a homeless man who had helped clean the business taking the money, according to a Richmond County Sheriff's Office incident report.
By Doug Stutsman

Monday, Sept. 28, 2015

$19,000 in parts removed from dozer

About $19,000 worth of parts were removed from a bulldozer.
By Doug Stutsman

Computers stolen from consultant

A pair of computers were stolen from an Augusta educational consultant, police say.
By Doug Stutsman

Sunday, Sept. 27, 2015

Murder mystery: Winkler's 1997 death remains unsolved

For two days, Todd Gerald Winkler hadn't returned phone calls to friends or family members.
By Doug Stutsman

Two people shot early Sunday in Augusta

Two people sustained gunshot wounds early Sunday in Richmond County, officials say.
By Doug Stutsman

Suspect sought after stealing Bud Light

A suspect is sought after stealing two cases of Bud Light from an Augusta business.
By Doug Stutsman

Augusta woman arrested again at Wal-Mart

An Augusta woman was arrested Saturday for attempting to steal $52 worth of items from the Wal-Mart on Wrightsboro Road.
By Doug Stutsman
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