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Youngblood, Lockhart plead guilty in murder for hire plot

Youngblood, Lockhart plead guilty in m…

August 16, 2017 by Submitted

Cindy Youngblood pled guilty today to criminal attempt to commit murder.  Her co-defendant, Reggie Lockhart, pled on Friday, August 11.  The case was prosecuted by Assistant District Attorney Ian Sansot and Judge Andy Spivey presided over the plea.  Roughly one year ago on August 11, 2016, deputies with the Coffee...

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New policy allows for random drug tests for Coffee High athletes, student drivers

New policy allows for random drug test…

August 13, 2017 by Robert Preston

A new policy for Coffee High School students, approved and passed by the board of education two months ago, gives the school system permission to randomly drug test all students who drive to campus and those who play sports. The policy outlines detailed procedures for the testing and the consequences...

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Commissioner Olivia Pearson's second voter fraud trial on October calendar

Commissioner Olivia Pearson's second v…

August 12, 2017 by Robert Preston

Embattled city commissioner Olivia Pearson is set to stand trial again on charges of felony voter fraud in October. Pearson was tried in March on the same charges; however, Superior Court Judge Andy Spivey declared a mistrial after jurors could not reach a verdict. The jury deadlocked at 11-1. Pearson’s...

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Saim Mini Mart to hold grand opening Saturday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Saim Mini Mart to hold grand opening S…

August 11, 2017 by Tiana Foster

Convenience is at an all-time high. Today’s consumers have very little time and are busier than ever. Convenience stores have provided consumers with a 24/7 demand and show no signs of slowing down. Yogi Patel, the owner of A-1 Liquors, located on West Baker Highway, takes on a second business...

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Colquitt wins preseason opener 42-17

Colquitt wins preseason opener 42-17

August 11, 2017 by Robert Preston

Quarterback Wade Sumner and running back Marquavious Jefferson each scored touchdowns in the Coffee Trojans’ preseason scrimmage Thursday night against the Colquitt County Packers in Moultrie. The Trojans also saw something they haven’t seen in quite a while – a field goal in excess of 30 yards – courtesy of...

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Young star athlete, Gabrielle Mann, participates in Junior Olympics

Young star athlete, Gabrielle Mann, pa…

August 3, 2017 by Tiana Foster

Gabrielle Mann, 14 of Douglas, recently traveled to Lawrence, Kansas, to participate in the USA Track and Field National Junior Olympics, where she placed 24th in the triple jump. She is an upcoming freshman at Citizens Christian Academy. Gabrielle reveals that she has always shown an interest in track since she was...

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Corey Smith pleads guilty in 1996 mistaken identity murder

Corey Smith pleads guilty in 1996 mistaken identity murder

Corey Smith pled guilty on Wednesday, Aug. 16, to the 1996 murder of Billy Ray...

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Leadership Coffee Class of 2017 Tour, Ashley-Slater house

Leadership Coffee Class of 2017 Tour, Ashley-Slater house

Members of the Douglas-Coffee County Chamber of Commerce/EDA Leadership Coffee Class of 2017 were treated...

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Colquitt wins preseason opener 42-17

Colquitt wins preseason opener 42-17

Quarterback Wade Sumner and running back Marquavious Jefferson each scored touchdowns in the Coffee Trojans’...

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