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Brighten Brice's day on July 6 by sending a birthday card

Brighten Brice's day on July 6 by send…

July 4, 2022 by Kristen Kitchens

Over the last ten years, a small project that began as a way to for a sister to brighten her brother's birthday has ended up being Brice Thigpen's favorite gift each year.      In 2012, Heather Thigpen, Brice's sister, started Birthday Cards for Brice by asking her friends on social media to...

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South Georgia physician admits participating in conspiracy to illegally distribute drugs

South Georgia physician admits partici…

July 1, 2022 by Submitted

A Coffee County physician and two of his employees have admitted participating in a drug trafficking conspiracy that distributed massive amounts of addictive controlled substances from a pain management clinic.     Dr. Wallace Steven Anderson, 68, of Douglas, Ga., awaits sentencing after pleading guilty to Conspiracy to Unlawfully Distribute and Dispense Schedule...

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Man arrested after allegedly burning girlfriend's clothes

Man arrested after allegedly burning g…

June 28, 2022 by Kristen Kitchens

Officers from the Coffee County Sheriff's Office recently arrested a man who allegedly burned a pile of his girlfriend's clothes in a fire near her front porch. The suspect, 42-year-old Steven Eugene Sellers of Douglas, is also accused of stealing two of her TVs on the same day.     According to a...

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GBI makes arrest in fatal shooting of Savion McRae

GBI makes arrest in fatal shooting of …

June 27, 2022 by Kristen Kitchens

A 19-year-old of Douglas has been charged with murder in the recent fatal shooting of 18-year-old Savion McRae, according to an official with the Georgia Bureau of Investigation.     The GBI official confirmed to DouglasNow that Shamond Jaquavious Campbell is currently being held in the Coffee County Jail in connection to McRae's...

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Suspect arrested on 20 charges after alleged assault on girlfriend

Suspect arrested on 20 charges after a…

June 24, 2022 by Kristen Kitchens

A 29-year-old man is now in custody on 20 charges, including aggravated assault, after he allegedly choked and hit a woman because she didn't make him a sandwich. The suspect, Austin Lowe, was apprehended after an officer pulled his weapon on him while attempting to run back inside the victim's...

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Willacoochee's Clint "Rvshvd" Johnson performs at CMA Fest in Nashville

Willacoochee's Clint "Rvshvd…

June 23, 2022 by Submitted

Every child dreams of making it big one day. Every kid in the world has at one point or another had visions of grandeur and of them becoming the next big star. For a Willacoochee native, that dream is coming true.     Willacoochee and Atkinson County were represented in a big way...

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South Georgia physician admits participating in conspiracy to illegally distribute drugs

South Georgia physician admits participating in conspiracy to illegally distribute drugs

A Coffee County physician and two of his employees have admitted participating in a drug...

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Brighten Brice's day on July 6 by sending a birthday card

Brighten Brice's day on July 6 by sending a birthday card

Over the last ten years, a small project that began as a way to for...

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Stafford, Merritt lead the way at CHS track awards banquet

Stafford, Merritt lead the way at CHS track awards banquet

At the Coffee High track awards banquet, junior Katie Merritt and senior Chris Stafford earned...