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Sunday, Aug 7, 2016

Suspect sought in Wal-Mart theft

A shoplifter who stole 48 items from the Wrightsboro Road Wal-Mart escaped store security Saturday, police say.
By Doug Stutsman

Kroc Center attempts to change perception

The Kroc Center opened in 2011 following a lengthy local fundraising effort to raise $20 million needed to receive grant money funded by the estate of McDonald's heiress Joan Kroc.
By Doug Stutsman

Thursday, Aug 4, 2016

Documentary screening celebrates Augusta Olympian

More than 200 guests at Augusta University gathered Thursday to watch a documentary on Pardon Ndhlovu, an Augusta University alumnus who will be competing in the marathon at the Olympics.
By Doug Stutsman

Wednesday, Aug 3, 2016

Hornsby Middle gets donation

Six members of the Augusta organization Stolkin Court 173 donated a truckload of supplies to the school. More than $850 worth of items were provided, including highlighters, glue sticks, pencils, ...
By Doug Stutsman

Arrest made in Warrenton homicide

The GBI and Warrenton Police Department have made an arrest in connection with a homicide that occurred on the 300 block of Depot Street in Warrenton on Sunday.
By Doug Stutsman

Tuesday, Aug 2, 2016

Rolling out the red carpet

While cleaning out the art room last week, Angie Sheahan - principal of Tutt Middle School - noticed a rolled up carpet in the storage room. It happened to be red.
By Doug Stutsman

Community yard sale set for Saturday

The Kroc Center of Augusta is celebrating its fifth anniversary with a yard sale and block party on Saturday.
By Doug Stutsman

Monday, Aug 1, 2016

Flood advisory issued for Richmond County

A small stream flood advisory has been issued for Richmond, Aiken and Columbia counties.
By Doug Stutsman

Augusta man robbed at gunpoint, suspect sought

A suspect is sought after an Augusta man was robbed at gunpoint early Monday.
By Doug Stutsman

Aiken County teacher on leave after arrest

An Aiken County school teacher was placed on administrative leave Monday after being accused of soliciting a 16-year-old girl.
By Doug Stutsman

Sunday, July 31, 2016

Lawn mower stolen from Hephzibah church

The equipment was taken from a shed at New Testament Christian Church at 3717 Old Karleen Road, according to a Richmond County police report.
By Doug Stutsman

Aiken teacher accused of soliciting teen

The teacher, who served as a tutor for the girl, is accused of providing alcohol and asking for oral sex and photos of her, authorities say.
By Doug Stutsman

1998 Augusta homicide remains unsolved

The apartment was not ransacked. Neigh­bors claimed to have heard nothing. No weapon was found at the scene. But on the afternoon of Feb. 12, 1998, Terrence Montrey Doggett was found dead with ...
By Doug Stutsman

North Augusta teen shot in May robbery dies

Jacob Anderson Britt, 19, died early Saturday, two months after he was shot in the parking lot of Bon Air Apartments on Walton Way.
By Doug Stutsman

Friday, July 29, 2016

Laney High to hold dedication for renovations

Thirty years ago, when Carlotte Fields began her career at Lucy C. Laney High School, the math teacher walked into a room and saw two items. "Chalkboards and wooden desks," she recalled. "That's ...
By Doug Stutsman

Thursday, July 28, 2016

Teachers line up for school supply giveaway

More than $21,000 worth of supplies were given away to local teachers Thursday.
By Doug Stutsman

Man dies in stolen truck crash

A man was pronounced dead Wednesday following a single-vehicle crash in Wagener.
By Doug Stutsman

School safety officers take part in training week

With the recent police killings in Dallas and Baton Rouge, the annual training week for Richmond County School Safety officers went beyond the typical re-acclimation seminars.
By Doug Stutsman

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Augusta teen remains found in Kentucky

An investigation is ongoing after a teenager originally from Augusta was found dead in Kentucky.
By Doug Stutsman

Three reservoirs on Savannah River enter first drought level

The three reservoirs on the Savannah River operated by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers entered the first drought level Tuesday when pool elevation at Thurmond Lake dipped below 326 feet above ...
By Doug Stutsman
 
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Hyde Park activist not pleased with city buyout offer
Charles Utley, who fought to get Augusta to address contamination concerns in the Hyde Park community, now is questioning the city's offer of $90,500 for his four rental properties there.