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Police investigate Thursday shooting, need your help locating the alleged shooter

Police investigate Thursday shooting, …

March 24, 2017 by Staff Reports

It had been almost a month since a shooting had taken place in Douglas and/or Coffee County when 911 received a call that someone had been shot, this time in the city. Just before noon on Thursday, officers headed to the 600 block of South Daughtry Avenue to investigate the...

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Jury convicts Brandon Williams of murder, receives life in prison

Jury convicts Brandon Williams of murd…

March 23, 2017 by Submitted

Brandon Levi Williams was convicted today by a jury of his peers for the murder of Kavozia Walker that occurred on February 19, 2016.  The trial began on Tuesday, March 21 and was prosecuted by Assistant District Attorney John Rumker.   The main evidence against Williams came in the form of security footage taken...

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Detectives bust alleged drug deal in a restaurant parking lot

Detectives bust alleged drug deal in a…

March 23, 2017 by Submitted

Coffee County drug investigators have arrested a 28-year-old Douglas man on distribution charges after he was caught selling ecstasy in a local restaurant parking lot. Detectives with the Douglas-Coffee Drug Unit received an anonymous tip that a possible drug transaction was taking place in the Burger King parking lot on the...

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Deputies make arrest in February domestic violence incident

Deputies make arrest in February domes…

March 22, 2017 by Submitted

A man wanted since February on domestic violence charges for striking his pregnant girlfriend and other offenses is behind bars at the Coffee County Jail. Cameron Blake Adams, 28, had evaded law enforcement since a Feb. 14 incident in which he is accused of striking the 23-year-old victim with a closed...

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Deputies recover golf cart stolen in January

Deputies recover golf cart stolen in J…

March 21, 2017 by Submitted

Coffee County investigators have arrested a 36-year-old female after a golf cart with an estimated value of over $5,000 was taken from a residence in the Green Acres community earlier this year. Deputies responded to a home on Ramblewood Road around 7:30 a.m., January 18, in reference to a possible theft...

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City lowers flag at City Hall in remembrance of Commissioner Johnnie Lee Roper

City lowers flag at City Hall in remem…

March 20, 2017 by Robert Preston

Today, a short yet poignant ceremony at City Hall honored the memory of long-term city commissioner Johnnie Lee Roper, who passed away Monday morning after a series of health complications. Roper’s passing was but one shocking story for the Douglas and Coffee County community. Later in the day Monday, school...

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Alma police find Nebraska runaway during traffic stop

Alma police find Nebraska runaway during traffic stop

Friday evening, March 24, the Alma Police Department located a runaway juvenile from Nebraska during...

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Shealy Appliance celebrates with a ribbon cutting

Shealy Appliance celebrates with a ribbon cutting

On Thursday, March 23, 2017, the Douglas-Coffee County Chamber of Commerce held at ribbon cutting...

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Hawks trounce West Georgia 14-3

South Georgia State College grabbed an early lead on its way to a 14-3 victory...

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