Stories by Elaine Rackley

Saturday, March 23, 2013

Man charged in heroin incident

A 5-year-old boy was able to alert a stranger to call 911 when his father passed out from using heroin, according to an incident report.
By Elaine Rackley

Police search for shooting suspects

Richmond County sheriff's deputies are searching for two suspects involved in a shooting Saturday at an Augusta motel.
By Elaine Rackley

Man stabbed during argument with woman

A 45-year-old man was stabbed several times with a pocket knife during an argument with a 44-year-old woman Friday, authorities say.
By Elaine Rackley

Women honored for community service

Some of the most prominent women in the Augusta area gathered to honor 10 women Saturday at the seventh annual Shero Awards.
By Elaine Rackley

Friday, March 22, 2013

CERT volunteers ready to assist in disasters

Once trained, Richmond County CERT members are qualified to assist emergency responders in emergency medical care, firefighting, logistical support and many other tasks.
By Elaine Rackley
 
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