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Local attorney, philanthropist receives Jackie Wilson Women in Leadership Award

Local attorney, philanthropist receive…

October 17, 2019 by Submitted

Local attorney, philanthropist receives Jackie Wilson Women in Leadership Award Lisa Leverette-Lott, an attorney who also operates the Good Deed Club of Coffee County, a local charity that serves children and families, received the annual Jackie Wilson Women in Leadership Award on Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019, at the Women in Business...

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Plane belly lands at airport, no injuries reported

Plane belly lands at airport, no injur…

October 16, 2019 by Robert Preston

Monday afternoon, for the second time in less than a week, authorities responded to a local aviation accident – this time at the Douglas Gene Chambers Municipal Airport.   Both the Federal Aviation Administration and the Georgia State Patrol worked the accident. Firefighters from the Douglas Fire Department and other first responders...

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Early voting for elections in Douglas, Broxton, and Nicholls begins today

Early voting for elections in Douglas…

October 14, 2019 by Staff Reports

Election Day is Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019 and voters in Douglas, Broxton, and Nicholls will go to the polls. In Broxton, voters will cast ballots for Mayor and City Council. In Nicholls, there is one question on the ballot regarding Sunday alcohol sales.    The City of Douglas will hold an election...

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Two Eastside fifth graders take third in cupcake decorating contest

Two Eastside fifth graders take third …

October 14, 2019 by Submitted

Emelia Brown and Joella Carver of Eastside Elementary fifth grade, took third place at the Cloverleaf Cupcake Masters contest on Friday, Oct. 11, at the Georgia National Fair in Perry.   The girls decided on a team name of “Sassy Southern Sweets” and named their cupcake design “Prized Pumpkin.” There was a...

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Crop duster crashes in Atkinson County, pilot survives

Crop duster crashes in Atkinson County…

October 11, 2019 by Robert Preston

A crop duster crashed near Willacoochee Friday morning, injuring the pilot and leaving 231 residents without power.   According to witnesses, the plane clipped power lines near Talmadge McKinnon Road in Atkinson County, not far from Willacoochee. The plane tumbled to the earth, leaving debris in trees and across a large swath...

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UGA climatologist: September was unseasonably hot, dry

UGA climatologist: September was unsea…

October 11, 2019 by Submitted

By Pam Knox for CAES News   While it seems Georgia is finally seeing a break from the summer heat, the long hot summer, including a record-setting September, has already caused problems for many Georgia farmers.   With almost no rain during September, drought conditions expanded across the state.   Record-setting temperatures and almost no rain during September caused...

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Ronnie Anderson withdraws from Ward 5 city commission election

Ronnie Anderson withdraws from Ward 5 city commission election

Former Ward 5 city commissioner Ronnie Anderson, who was seeking his old seat in the...

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Pet Therapy Club visits Vista Park

Pet Therapy Club visits Vista Park

Pet Therapy Club visits Vista Park By: Kevin Tatum, County Extension Coordinator We want to thank our...

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Cross country Hawks finish second at region finals, Washington makes All Region

Cross country Hawks finish second at region finals, Washington makes All Region

Three points. That’s how close the South Georgia State College cross country team came from...

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