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Broxton traffic stop results in arrest of person of interest in Douglas shooting

Broxton traffic stop results in arrest…

July 21, 2018 by Staff Reports

You just never know what a traffic stop will reveal.   Friday, July 20, officers from the Broxton Police Department made what they thought was a routine traffic stop for speeding. They discovered that the driver, 25-year-old Devonte "TaTa" Bivens of Broxton had two felony warrants for his arrest and he was...

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Deputies apprehend fugitive who escaped from courthouse in December

Deputies apprehend fugitive who escape…

July 18, 2018 by Submitted

An inmate who walked off from a work detail in December 2017 is back behind bars in Coffee County after being apprehended by Douglas-Coffee Drug Agents. Donald Dewayne Davis was working a detail at the Coffee County Courthouse on Dec. 8, 2017 when he disappeared with the aid of an accomplice...

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DyAnna Hayes competes for Miss Teen America crown

DyAnna Hayes competes for Miss Teen Am…

July 17, 2018 by Staff Reports

DyAnna Hayes, Miss Georgia Teen America, hopes to become the next Miss Teen America. DyAnna and her family are in San Antonio, Texas, at the Miss Teen America pageant, where she will compete against 24 other girls for the coveted title. DyAnna will test her mettle in the interview, fitness wear...

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Eleven Stingrays win individual championships at state meet

Eleven Stingrays win individual champi…

July 16, 2018 by Submitted

The Douglas-Coffee County recreation department swim team captured their third state championship in the last five years this past weekend in Tifton. The Stingrays bested 28 teams from all over the state at the Georgia Recreation and Parks Association two-day state meet. The ‘Rays amassed 656 points to Oconee County’s...

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Douglas Stingrays win third state title in five years

Douglas Stingrays win third state titl…

July 15, 2018 by Robert Preston

For the third time in the last five years, the Douglas Stingrays are GRPA Class B and C state champions. The Stingrays won the state title Saturday afternoon in Tifton after two days of swimming. The 'Rays won the championship by 182 points; they defeated second place Oconee County 656-474. Calhoun...

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Wanted sex offender gets in stand-off with deputies, shoots himself

Wanted sex offender gets in stand-off …

July 14, 2018 by Robert Preston

A sex offender wanted by the Coffee County Sheriff's Office shot himself after being confronted by deputies Saturday morning. William Franklin Goodwin turned a gun on himself after pointing it at deputies inside a residence at Oak Park on Saturday. The sheriff's office had been looking for Goodwin for failing to...

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Alma PD investigating July 21 shooting, announce arrests over the last two weeks

Alma PD investigating July 21 shooting, announce arrests over the last two…

On July 4, APD responded to Fred’s regarding a shoplifting.  APD obtained video footage of...

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Douglas Kiwanis Club news

Douglas Kiwanis Club news

Diane Adams and Steve Chaney from Georgia Emergency Management Agency (GEMA) were the speakers at...

Sports

Douglas 10U All Stars win district, finish second in state

Douglas 10U All Stars win district, finish second in state

The Douglas-Coffee County 10U All Stars won a district championship then advanced to the state...

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