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Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014

Aquinas High School placed on lockdown following area burglary

Aquinas High School was placed on temporary lockdown Wednesday, while Richmond County sheriff deputies searched for an armed suspect in the area.
By Doug Stutsman

Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014

Found naked in car, 2 face drug charges

Richmond County sheriff deputies were called in reference to a suspicious vehicle. Upon arrival, deputies found Lovett and Nichols both naked.
By Doug Stutsman

Monday, Oct. 6, 2014

Georgia, S.C. near top in charitable giving

The study – based on 2012 IRS tax returns – listed Georgia as the fifth-most charitable state; South Carolina ranked sixth.
By Doug Stutsman

1.6 mile trail, two bridges, opens near Augusta Canal

Sixteen years after the project originated, River Levee Trail - located along the Augusta Canal - opened Monday for public use.
By Doug Stutsman

Harrisburg-Frog Hollow reunion Saturday

The fifth annual Harrisburg-Frog Hollow reunion is scheduled for Saturday at the American Legion Post on Milledge Road.
By Doug Stutsman

Sunday, Oct. 5, 2014

Dr. Youseff Mouna's killing remains a mystery

Twenty-six years after being shot in the parking lot of Humana Hospital, Dr. Youseff Mouna's slaying remains the only 1988 unsolved killing in Richmond County.
By Doug Stutsman

Friday, Oct. 3, 2014

Four tires, four rims removed from trucks at Bobby Jones Ford

The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is searching for a suspect or suspects after $4,800 worth of tires and rims were removed from vehicles at Bobby Jones Ford.
By Doug Stutsman

Suspect took detergent from Family Dollar on three occasions

The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is searching for a suspect accused of stealing laundry detergent on three separate occasions from a business on Deans Bridge Road.
By Doug Stutsman

RCSO seeks public's help in locating chainsaw-stealing suspects

The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is searching for two suspects accused of stealing a chainsaw from an Augusta business. 
By Doug Stutsman

Investigation in Broad Street building fire to take weeks

The Augusta Fire Department said it will take up to eight weeks to determine the cause of Tuesday's fire that damaged a Broad Street building.
By Doug Stutsman

23-year-old man sought in hit-and-run that hospitalized child

Darian Jharon Curry, 23, of Graniteville, is accused of striking a 7-year-old child riding a bicycle and then fleeing the scene in a pick-up truck, according to Lance Cpl. Judd Jones.
By Doug Stutsman

Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014

One injured in accidental shooting at sheriff's office firing range

Dispatch said the victim - whose name has not been released - accidentally shot himself or herself in the leg.
By Doug Stutsman

Child struck in hit-and-run

The South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating a hit-and-run accident in Graniteville where a child was struck riding a bicycle.
By Doug Stutsman

Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014

Morning Drive shooting suspect in custody, also charged in robbery

The Richmond County Sheriff's Office arrested a man Tuesday in connection with the Sept. 24 shooting on Morning Drive.
By Doug Stutsman

Suspects in custody after setting fire to Chevrolet Tahoe

Karl Kitson, Russell Wolfe and Tonya Lewis were arrested Wednesday in connection with an arson of a motor vehicle.
By Doug Stutsman

Harlem man killed in crash

The Columbia County coroner's office confirmed Wednesday that a Harlem man, 51-year-old Ernest Samuels, died following a traffic accident on Wrightsboro Road.
By Doug Stutsman

Man charged in motorcycle death

An Augusta man was arrested Tuesday in connection with a May motorcycle crash that killed a 44-year-old female passenger.
By Doug Stutsman

Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014

Vehicle overturns on I-20 near Exit 194

A vehicle overturned Tuesday evening, causing the eastbound left lane of Interstate 20 to be blocked off near Exit 194.
By Doug Stutsman

Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014

Victim identified, suspect sought in shooting

The Richmond County Sheriff's Office has identified a suspect in a Saturday night shooting that sent an Augusta man to a hospital.
By Doug Stutsman

Program will help freed inmates with return

A state pilot program will provide help to 31 released inmates returning to Richmond County, with an emphasis on safe, affordable housing and employment.
By Doug Stutsman
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