Stories by Mitch Weiss

Sunday, March 17, 2013

SC man arrested in Fla. veterans charity probe

Johnny Duncan was among 50 people arrested in a handful of states last week, and authorities said he was a leader in the organization accused of running nearly 50 gambling parlors offering ...
By Mitch Weiss

Friday, Jan. 18, 2013

SC sheriff pleads guilty to misconduct

Charles Goodwin, 61, was accused of taking kickbacks on repairs on county vehicles and using a state inmate to do work for himself and his friends.
By Mitch Weiss

Monday, Dec. 31, 2012

Flu season intensifes in Carolinas

In South Carolina, there have been 13 flu-related deaths since Sept. 30, said Lindsey Evans, spokeswoman S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control.
By Mitch Weiss

Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2012

Woman's death leaves slaying unsolved

After years of chasing leads, a North Carolina man thought he'd found the person responsible for his brother's murder - an Augusta widow.
By Mitch Weiss

Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Did Neumar's secrets die with her?

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — To the outside world, Betty Neumar was a diminutive Augusta, Ga., grandmother who operated beauty shops, attended church and raised money for charity. But her life held ...
By Mitch Weiss

Thursday, June 25, 2009

Monday, July 14, 2008

Neumar's family outlines pattern of greed

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Jeff Carstensen was spooked when he learned his grandmother planned to buy him a $100,000 life insurance policy — and name herself the beneficiary.
By Mitch Weiss

Friday, July 11, 2008

Death of first son now in question

CHARLOTTE, N.C. --- The grandson of a 76-year-old woman who is being investigated in the deaths of four of her five husbands wants Ohio police to take another look at the apparent suicide of his ...
By Mitch Weiss
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Early voting in Augusta-area shows increase
Area early voting numbers are dwarfing turnout four years ago, particularly in Republican-leaning Columbia County, and forecast apossible record voting year for the Augusta area.