Stories by Mike Wynn

Friday, May 17, 2013

Afghan bomb kills Grovetown man

A Grovetown man was killed in a suicide bombing in Afghanistan on Thursday, according to the company he was employed with as a civilian contractor.
By Mike Wynn

Saturday, May 11, 2013

2 suspects in downtown assaults awaiting return to Augusta

Two suspects arrested in connection to two recent downtown assaults have waived extradition and are awaiting return to Augusta after being arrested Friday night in Newberry, S.C.
By Mike Wynn

Monday, March 4, 2013

'No Shells' stage play isn't just for women

Though the focus of the stage play she's bringing to Augusta on March 10 features eight women finding essential truths about their longtime friendship and themselves, Jackie Boatwright wants men ...
By Mike Wynn

Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013

Gun rally draws supporters

The rally at Augusta Common drew more than 100 people, many of whom came with weapons ranging from an 1863 Springfield rifle to a bow rifle to an AR-15 semi-automatic rifle.
By Mike Wynn

Saturday, Dec. 22, 2012

Sunday alcohol proves popular

Blue laws took a beating this year as more area municipalities joined the growing number passing ordinances allowing Sunday alcohol sales.
By Mike Wynn

Saturday, March 31, 2012

Boatwright honored at funeral service

Anthony DeJuan Boatwright was called an angel by many who attended his funeral service at Paine College's Gilbert-Lambuth Memorial Chapel.
By Mike Wynn

Monday, March 26, 2012

Child who inspired 'Juan's Law' dies

The toddler whose injury at an Hephzibah day care in 2001 prompted two states to adopt legislation forcing these facilities to disclose if they had liability insurance has died.
By Mike Wynn

Thursday, Dec. 29, 2011

Jury convicted Dean in 2011

The downfall of Scott Dean, the former mayor of Harlem and Columbia County commissioner, was one of the top stories of 2011.
By Mike Wynn

Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2011

The year in review: Augusta fire department

To say 2011 has been an eventful year for the Augusta-Richmond County Fire Department would be an understatement.
By Mike Wynn

Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2011

The year in review: Superintendent Frank Roberson

Frank Roberson's return to work as Richmond County schools superintendent Dec. 7 marked the latest chapter in a story that was one of the area's biggest in 2011.
By Mike Wynn

Sunday, Dec. 25, 2011

New buildings open to fanfare

They weren't cheap and they didn't happen quickly, but their impact to the Augusta area is expected to be long lasting and in a couple cases, economically huge.
By Mike Wynn

Saturday, Dec. 24, 2011

The year in review: Lady Antebellum

Columbia County isn't exactly known as a music mecca, but its two favorite sons - and adopted daughter - tried to change that in 2011.
By Mike Wynn

Friday, April 8, 2011

Strong starts jumble leaderboard

Strong starts propel several golfers up the leaderboard in Friday's second round play at Augusta National Golf Club.
By Mike Wynn

Monday, March 7, 2011

New homes will replace public housing project

The first of the proposed four-phase, $30 million dollar project should be complete in December, said Richard Arfman, director of planning and development for the Housing Authority of the City of ...
By Mike Wynn

Monday, Jan. 17, 2011

Woman stuck in a 10th floor elevator

A woman was stuck on an elevator on the 10th floor of the Wells Fargo building downtown for about 20 minutes before being rescued.
By Mike Wynn

Friday, Dec. 31, 2010

Helen Blocker-Adams' decision had many effects

It's been five years and counting since her endorsement helped shape Augusta's political landscape the latter half of the decade, and Helen Blocker-Adams says she is still waiting.
By Mike Wynn

Thursday, Nov. 4, 2010

Incumbents win, Mafia loses

Discussing the winners and losers on Election Day 2010 in Augusta.
By Jason Wermers, Mike Wynn, Susan McCord and Sylvia Cooper

Friday, Aug 20, 2010

Bombing engineer really a 'gentle giant'

METTER, Ga. --- Whenever she was in a sour mood, Lillie Jenkins could always count on "Rah Ra" to provide the tonic to draw her out of this funk.
By Mike Wynn

'Empty spot' remains for mother 6 years later

METTER, Ga. --- Lillie Jenkins stayed on the road a lot after her son was killed in Iraq six years ago. She didn't drive to any place in particular. It was more about getting away from something.
By Mike Wynn

Saturday, June 12, 2010

Impact of homicide goes beyond victims, killers

Reflecting a national trend, 70 percent of Richmond County's 124 homicide victims since 2005 have been black, according to a database created by The Augusta Chronicle. But the numbers tell ...
By Mike Wynn

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Commission rejects tax jump

Seven commissioners nixed a proposed tax increase Monday that would cost a typical homeowner $70 a year, leaving the countywide millage unset with just a few days to meet state deadlines.
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