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Deputy Attorney General visits Douglas Lions Club

Deputy Attorney General visits Douglas…

July 26, 2017 by Tiana Foster

Dennis Dunn, Chief Deputy Attorney General, was in Douglas on Tuesday, July 25, 2017, and was the guest speaker at a Douglas Lions Club meeting. Dunn serves as the primary legal advisor to the Attorney General and oversees attorney casework at the Department of Law. Although Dunn works for the...

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George Darryl Harper allegedly removes monitoring device, fails to show for bond revocation hearing

George Darryl Harper allegedly removes…

July 24, 2017 by Robert Preston

Monday morning, Superior Court Judge Andy Spivey issued a bench warrant for the arrest of George Darryl Harper after Harper failed to show up for a bond revocation hearing. Harper was arrested in February 2016 after officers discovered 325 pounds of marijuana near his residence. He had been charged with...

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Coffee High running back arrested in connection with July 14 shooting

Coffee High running back arrested in c…

July 21, 2017 by Robert Preston

Friday, Tywone Brewton, 18 of Douglas, was arrested in connection with a shooting that took place in the city a week ago. On Friday, July 14, Ricardio Cortez Mitchell, 28, was shot on South McDonald Road. He was life-flighted to Jacksonville, Fla., where he remains in critical condition. Brewton, nicknamed Squirm...

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Coffee High teacher receives national certification

Coffee High teacher receives national …

July 20, 2017 by Submitted

Coffee High School Economics teacher, Cathy Latham, recently attended the Cowin Financial Literacy Institute at Columbia University in New York City and received national certification in the teaching of Financial Literacy and Education. Held on the Teachers College campus of Columbia University and the New York Federal Reserve, the Institute consists...

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Douglas police investigate Friday shooting, victim life-flighted to Jacksonville

Douglas police investigate Friday shoo…

July 14, 2017 by Staff Reports

Officers from the Douglas Police Department are investigating a shooting that took place in the city early Friday afternoon. According to a press release from the City of Douglas, officers responded to a call in regards to a shooting that occurred on South McDonald Road. The victim was identified as Ricardio...

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Coffee County 4-H BB team places in top 20 percent in the country

Coffee County 4-H BB team places in to…

July 13, 2017 by Bradley Bennett

W.B. Merritt has been coaching the Coffee County 4-H BB gun team for 25 years now. He just made his sixth trip to the National BB Gun Championship. DouglasNow asked Mr. W.B. what has kept him coaching for so long. “It’s the kids, seeing them enjoy it”, he said. And...

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Authorities arrest one for aggravated assault

Authorities arrest one for aggravated assault

Coffee County sheriff's authorities have arrested a 23-year-old Douglas man on aggravated assault and other...

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Roper family presented with hall of fame award from GMA

Roper family presented with hall of fame award from GMA

The Mayor and City Commission presented Mrs. Robbie Ingram and the Roper family with the...

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Brice Grantham wins Beretta World Cup Jr. gold medal

Brice Grantham wins Beretta World Cup Jr. gold medal

Douglas and Coffee County resident, Brice Grantham, recently traveled to Budapest, Hungary to represent the...

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