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Friday, May 1, 2015

MLB umpire visits VA patients

Walking down the fifth floor of Augusta's VA Medical Center, Jerry Layne knocked on the first door he saw Friday morning.
By Doug Stutsman

Thursday, April 30, 2015

Augusta Canal trailhead to get pavilion

Thanks in part to a $100,000 grant from the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, the canal trailhead - near the intersection of Milledge Road and Lake Shore Loop - will soon boast a covered ...
By Doug Stutsman

Suspect throws gun from vehicle during chase

The Richmond County Sheriff's Office says a suspect through a handgun from a vehicle Thursday during a police chase.
By Doug Stutsman

North Augusta safety officers to use body cameras Friday

The North Augusta Department of Public Safety is implementing the use of body cameras Friday.
By Doug Stutsman

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Eighth-grade student brings gun into school

School safety officials confirmed that an officer gave a Hephzibah Middle School student the keys to her patrol car, which led to the student finding a handgun and bringing it into the cafeteria.
By Doug Stutsman

Monday, April 27, 2015

Man stabbed at River Glen Apartments

A man was hospitalized Monday evening after being stabbed at River Glen apartments.
By Doug Stutsman

Gun found at Hephzibah Middle School

A custodian found an unloaded 38-caliber handgun that an eighth-grade student had taken from a school resource officer's vehicle.
By Doug Stutsman

Saturday, April 25, 2015

Augusta's lead arson investigator to retire April 30

After more than four decades of working for the Augusta Fire Department, Brown is set to retire April 30, ending his 43-year tenure as a firefighter, fire marshal and lead arson investigator.
By Doug Stutsman

Friday, April 24, 2015

Former 'America's Got Talent' local found

A North Augusta teenager was reported missing Friday afternoon and was later found after a post from the girl's mother was shared over 3,300 times on social media.
By Doug Stutsman

Cops link string of holdups

Three suspects are in custody, while one man remains at large, following multiple armed robberies this week in Richmond County.
By Doug Stutsman

Harrisburg structure fires concern residents

The neighborhood has seen four fires in the past seven weeks, and investigators are having a hard time getting answers.
By Doug Stutsman

RCSO searching for armed robbery suspect

The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is asking for public assistance in locating an armed robbery suspect.
By Doug Stutsman

Severe weather may hit today

Expected morning rainfall could turn severe this afternoon and evening, according to the National Weather Service.
By Doug Stutsman

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Augusta teenager saves parents from fire

An Augusta teenager is being credited with saving the lives of his parents after smoke engulfed their home early Saturday.
By Doug Stutsman

Suspect sought for two armed robberies in April

The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is asking for public assistance in locating Byron Danta Harris.
By Doug Stutsman

Suspects sought in Hephzibah break-in

The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is searching for two suspects accused of ransacking a home Tuesday in Hephzibah.
By Doug Stutsman

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Augusta man arrested for assault, burglary

An Augusta man is in custody on charges of aggravated assault, false imprisonment and burglary in the first degree.
By Doug Stutsman

Augusta teen arrested, charged with felony murder

Two suspects are in custody after a man was found dead early Tuesday morning at River Glen Apartments, 201 East Telfair Street.
By Doug Stutsman

Monday, April 20, 2015

House window broken by charred potato

A Hephzibah man says the front window of his home was broken by a potato.
By Doug Stutsman

Women sought for theft, battery

The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is searching for two suspects accused of concealing clothes and assaulting Augusta Mall employees.
By Doug Stutsman
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Government, institutions face huge stormwater bills

While many homeowners are complaining about the prospect of paying $6.40 a month, many more industries and large institutions are set to pay hefty monthly fees under the new program.
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