Stories by Summer Moore

Friday, Jan. 4, 2013

Roundtree celebrates with gala

Richmond County's new sheriff began a tradition Friday night aimed at allowing people to mingle with law enforcement and raise money for Augusta charities.
By Summer Moore

Neighborhood group starts ambulance petititon

The Richmond County Neighborhood Alliance has started a petition to have the contract between Gold Cross ambulance service and Augusta amended to include details they feel are missing.
By Summer Moore

Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013

New Augusta YDC director named

Cedric B. Taylor will be the facility's new director, Department of Juvenile Justice spokesman Jim Shuler said in a media release.
By Summer Moore

Sunday, Dec. 30, 2012

Strength's last day

Outgoing Sheriff Ronnie Strength said he's a bit sad to be leaving his job and staff, but excited to be retiring.
By Summer Moore

Friday, Dec. 28, 2012

July shooting nearly ended First Friday

The day after the shooting, a group of merchants and downtown residents called for ending the event. Others said they didn't want to lose an event that brings money and residents to the area.
By Summer Moore

18-year-old shot to death

An Augusta man who turned 18 last week was killed and another person was sent to the hospital after a shooting outside the Dogwood Terrace apartments in Augusta on Friday evening.
By Summer Moore

Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2012

Upheavals highlight year at YDC

More than 13 months after one inmate beat another to death in his cell, the Augusta Youth Development Campus is far from being drama-free.
By Summer Moore

Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2012

Another pedestrian killed

Another pedestrian - the 13th this year - died Tuesday night after being struck by a car, this time on Washington Road near Boy Scout Road, authorities said.
By Summer Moore

Monday, Dec. 17, 2012

Augustans grieve shooting at vigil

About 50 people gathered at Augusta Mini Theatre on Monday night to remember the shooting victims in Newtown, Conn., and pray for such tragedies to end.
By Summer Moore

Boy, 5, hit by car, killed

A 5-year-old is dead and a 13-year-old in the hospital after they were struck by a car on Peach Orchard Road Monday night, authorities said.
By Summer Moore

Sunday, Dec. 16, 2012

Local schools not changing security

Richmond County school's public safety usually beefs up security this time of year because kids tend to get restless closer to breaks, said Chief Patrick Clayton.
By Summer Moore

Snow Festival delights hundreds

Hundreds of children and parents turned out for a day of snowball fights and sliding on inner tubes.
By Summer Moore

Police: Gang shootings on rise

A slew of recent shootings have been the result of a feud between the Shirley Avenue gang and the South Side gang, Richmond County Sheriff's Sgt. Jason Vinson said.
By Summer Moore

Saturday, Dec. 15, 2012

Augusta Choral Society performs annual Christmas Concert

The Augusta Choral Society's executive director, Carolyn Dolen, said the annual Christmas Concert is always the highlight of the year.
By Summer Moore

Friday, Dec. 14, 2012

Two more fired at YDC

Two Augusta Youth Development Campus officers were fired Friday, in connection with the escape of five inmates in October, the Department of Juvenile Justice announced Friday.
By Summer Moore

Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2012

Harrisburg group monitors crime

A group of activists in Harrisburg is hoping to clean up the neighborhood by cleaning up the homes.
By Summer Moore

Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2012

Venture capitalist touts 'angel' investors

Sigmund Mosley, sometimes called the "grandfather" of the Atlanta venture capital community, spoke about ways Augusta could become a haven for technology jobs.
By Summer Moore

Monday, Dec. 10, 2012

Former Musketeer, Falcon dies

Small was the 12th overall pick in the 1970 NFL Draft, playing three seasons with the Falcons and two with the Detroit Lions.
By Summer Moore

Sunday, Dec. 9, 2012

N. Augusta shows spirit with parade

Thousands lined up to watch North Augusta's annual Christmas parade on Sunday.
By Summer Moore

Man shot to death in Augusta

An Augusta man was shot to death Saturday night, possibly after surprising a burglar in his home, authorities said.
By Summer Moore
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