Stories by Kelsey Stein

Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012

By request, The Augusta Players put on more 'Hairspray'

The Augusta Players are performing an encore of Hairspray - a year and a half after the last curtain call.
By Kelsey Stein

Tuesday, Aug 28, 2012

Band open to former musicians and those set to learn

A meeting for potential members of the CSRA New Horizons Band, a group for adults age 50 and older who want to learn to play an instrument or renew a skill they once had, is planned for Jan. 22.
By Kelsey Stein

Friday, Jan. 13, 2012

Driver faces charge in death of pupil

THOMSON - The driver in an accident that killed an 8-year-old boy has been charged with second-degree vehicular homicide.
By Kelsey Stein

Sunday, Jan. 8, 2012

Coach on brink of win No. 500

Thomson coach Michael Thomas will go for his 500th career win Tuesday against Harlem.
By Kelsey Stein

Thursday, Dec. 8, 2011

Motorcade shares gifts with mental hospitals

For more than 50 years, people across the state have shared the Christmas spirit with Georgia mental health facilities by offering gifts and donations for the Mayors' Christmas Motorcade.
By Kelsey Stein

Monday, Oct. 31, 2011

Thomson man gets 15 years in prison in child molestation case

THOMSON -- A former petty officer in the Navy was given 15 years in prison Monday for two felony counts of child molestation.
By Kelsey Stein

Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2011

GBI reviewing death of McDuffie inmate

THOMSON - The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is reviewing the death of an inmate found in his McDuffie County jail cell last weekend.
By Kelsey Stein

Thursday, Oct. 6, 2011

Ex-teacher sentenced on porn charges

THOMSON - A former band director who was 2009 Teacher of the Year at Thomson Middle School was sentenced Thursday on child porn charges.
By Kelsey Stein

Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2011

Mining proposal near Dearing panned

THOMSON - The McDuffie County Planning Commission will recommend that the county Board of Commissioners deny the conditional use approval proposal submitted by mining company Advanced Primary ...
By Kelsey Stein

Saturday, Sept. 17, 2011

Event vendors enjoy new location

Cool weather and a new location for arts vendors were well received at Arts in the Heart in downtown Augusta.
By Kelsey Stein

Friday, Sept. 16, 2011

Speaker offers lessons to pupils

Nearly 400 pupils packed Bayvale Elementary School's cafeteria Friday afternoon as motivational speaker Duane West danced across the stage, shouting words of encouragement.
By Kelsey Stein

Wednesday, Aug 31, 2011

Welcome centers ready for travelers

At the welcome centers on either side of the Savannah River, staff members say their aim is to make a favorable first impression.
By Kelsey Stein

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Kettle donations rise in 2014

After a disappointing showing last year, donations to the Salvation Army's local Red Kettle Campaign have risen nearly 20 percent in 2014.
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