Deputy James D. Paugh

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Family of soldier releases statement

The family of the solider who killed Deputy James D. Paugh and himself released a statement Thursday afternoon.
Thursday, Oct. 27, 2011

Slain deputy called 'hero'

In a funeral service Thursday that mixed formal ceremony with raw emotion, friends recalled Deputy James D. Paugh's character and talked about what makes a hero.
By Kyle Martin | Thursday, Oct. 27, 2011

Deputy's visitation crowded

The visitation for Deputy James D. Paugh was crowded with friends and family, and Davis Road was lined with members of the Patriot Guard Riders.
By Gracie Shepherd | Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2011

Paying their respects

Patriot Guard Rider Paul Roberts, with his granddaughter Sophie, 1, stands with other riders outside of the Thomas L. King Funeral Home during the visitation for Deputy James D. Paugh, who was ...
Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2011

Paugh to be added to police memorial

A stone memorial for law enforcement officers on Riverwalk Augusta has 31 names engraved on it, and two more will be added next week, including the sheriff's deputy killed Sunday.
By Lynn Davidson | Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2011

Rants & Raves

Deputy J.D. Paugh was a blessing to this community and to every person he came in contact with. He was truly a civil servant and a hero. You won't find a better man, or a more dedicated police ...
Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2011

Paugh funeral route announced

The funeral procession after services for Deputy James D. Paugh will extend about six miles, from First Baptist Church of Augusta to Hillcrest Memorial Park.
By Kyle Martin | Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2011

Spouse of fallen officer empathizes with Paugh family

Sonja Hatcher's first husband, Richmond County School Safety Officer Michael Stephenson, was the last Augusta-based officer to be slain in the line of duty. He was gunned down in 1997.
By Meg Mirshak | Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2011

Drive-in holds tribute for Paugh tonight

The Sno-Cap Drive-In is dedicating tonight's bike night to slain Richmond County sheriff's Deputy James D. Paugh.
Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2011

Public safety awards bittersweet

An awards ceremony held Tuesday by The Exchange Club of South Augusta for its annual Public Safety Awareness Day was bittersweet as officers also remembered slain Deputy James D. Paugh.
By Summer Moore | Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2011

Deputy shot at assailant before he was killed

A Richmond County sheriff's deputy was shot at least nine times Sunday, but not before firing off three rounds from his duty weapon and hitting his assailant in the left forearm, preliminary ...
By Kyle Martin | Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2011

Police officer fatalities up

The FBI released a summary of law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty in 2010. According to the release, 56 officers were feloniously killed, five in Georgia.
By Gracie Shepherd | Monday, Oct. 24, 2011

Hundreds honor slain deputy

Many will remember Richmond County sheriff's Deputy James "J.D." Paugh for bringing people together.
By Summer Moore | Monday, Oct. 24, 2011

Deputy's killer was Evans High grad

The Tennessee National Guardsman who shot a Richmond County deputy dead before killing himself had local ties, authorities say.
Monday, Oct. 24, 2011

FBI releases police fatality report

One day after a Richmond County sheriff's deputy was killed in the line of duty, the FBI released its annual report that shows 56 officers were killed in 2010.
Monday, Oct. 24, 2011

Fort responds to deputy's death

Fort Gordon's commanding general responds to Sunday's fatal shooting.
Monday, Oct. 24, 2011

Friends say deputy was always on duty

When Richmond County Deputy James D. Paugh was shot and killed a little after 1 a.m. Sunday, he was doing what his friends describe as typical behavior: trying to help.
By Summer Moore | Sunday, Oct. 23, 2011

Soldier killed deputy, himself

Richmond County Deputy James D. Paugh, 47, was fatally shot by Army Spc. Christopher Michael Hodges, 26, on Bobby Jones Expressway near the Fort Gordon exit early Sunday.
By Tracey McManus | Sunday, Oct. 23, 2011
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