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Monday, Feb. 23, 2015

Burke County assistant football coach charged in theft

Eric Luke turned himself in Sunday on charges of theft by receiving stolen property in a case involving a stolen golf cart. He was placed on administrative leave.
By Doug Stutsman

Body of Louie Caldwell laid to rest

Louie Caldwell was buried on Dec. 8 at Hillcrest Memorial Park in Augusta. The GBI mistakenly released Caldwell's body to Thomas L. King Funeral Home in Martinez.
By Doug Stutsman

Sign-spinners remain popular for advertising

20-year-old Martinez native Tyler Cartwright has a passion for being a human billboard, and he takes a job some snicker at seriously. He got his latest gig at AArow Sign Spinners through ...
By Doug Stutsman

Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015

Woman's 1984 death still questioned

Was it murder? Was it death by accidental electrocution? Three decades after Cynthia Jo Wozneski was found dead, the case is still cold and more questions than answers remain.
By Doug Stutsman

Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015

Suspect sought after fleeing Kroger with beef brisket

The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is searching for a suspect accused of shoplifting beef brisket Friday from an area business.
By Doug Stutsman

Friday, Feb. 20, 2015

Grovetown man denied bond in child molestation case

A Grovetown man who allegedly told a mother he would pay $200 to spend alone time with her children was denied bond and remains in police custody.
By Doug Stutsman

Augusta attorney discusses DUI checkpoints

Attorney Jim Duncan has handled hundreds of DUI cases and says every situation is different.
By Doug Stutsman

C-SPAN coming to Augusta next week

C-SPAN will be in Augusta on Wednesday to record and feature the city's history and literary life.
By Doug Stutsman

Thursday, Feb. 19, 2015

Fire crew saves dogs from burning shed

Fire crews rescued three dogs Thursday from a blazing shed.
By Doug Stutsman

Student shot with BB gun after exiting school bus

The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is searching for a suspect who allegedly shot a kid with a BB gun Thursday as the victim exited a school bus.
By Doug Stutsman

Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015

Wrong body buried in Augusta

A mixup at the GBI crime lab in Atlanta caused an Augusta area family to bury the wrong man.
By Doug Stutsman

Allen to tour 2 local schools

U.S. Rep. Rick Allen will visit the John S. Davidson Fine Arts Magnet School and the Academy of Richmond County on Thursday.
By Doug Stutsman

Deputies plan customer survey at mall

The Community Services Division of the Richmond County Sheriff's Office will be in the food court of the Augusta Mall on Friday to conduct a customer satisfaction survey.
By Doug Stutsman

Suspects sought in Zales Jewelry theft

The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is searching for three suspects in reference to a theft by shoplifting that occurred at Zales Jewelry Store in the Augusta Mall.
By Doug Stutsman

Police called to mall food court altercation

A suspect is in custody after an altercation and report of a stabbing Wednesday afternoon at the Augusta Mall.
By Doug Stutsman

Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2015

Suspect wanted for stealing riding mowers

The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is searching for a suspect accused of stealing two lawnmowers Monday, valued at $2,399 apiece.
By Doug Stutsman

S.C. Air National Guard will conduct exercises Wednesday in area counties

The South Carolina Air National Guard is conducting air defense exercises Wednesday near Greenwood, McCormick and Newberry counties.
By Doug Stutsman

Thomson man questioned after paying with fake currency

The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is investigating a suspect who attempted to pay his probation officer with fake currency Monday.
By Doug Stutsman

Sunday, Feb. 15, 2015

Sergeant's whim became career

Lisa Rohrbaugh has climbed the ranks from deputy to sergeant, and now works in jail administration at Charles B. Webster Detention Center.
By Doug Stutsman

Saturday, Feb. 14, 2015

They call him 'Mr. Greenbrier'

Since Greenbrier High School opened in 1996, Chris Powell has been one of Greenbrier's few mainstays. 
By Doug Stutsman
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