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16 cases on the last Superior Court trial week of the year

16 cases on the last Superior Court tr…

December 2, 2022 by Kristen Kitchens

Sixteen individuals with charges in Coffee County are ready to stand trial next week during the Superior Court of Coffee County’s last criminal trial week of the year. The majority of the defendants on the calendar are charged with drug offenses, while others face burglary, aggravated battery, and aggravated assault.      The...

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School system police officer arrested, charged for allegedly breaking into cars

School system police officer arrested…

November 29, 2022 by Kristen Kitchens

The Coffee County Board of Education police officer Chad Odum has been arrested on eight felony counts after police say he was seen on surveillance video entering autos at a local dealership. He resigned from the school system's police department in the early stages of the investigation prior to being...

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Judge sentences Justin Anderson to 18 months confinement in connection with Vann Brown's death

Judge sentences Justin Anderson to 18 …

November 28, 2022 by Kristen Kitchens

Last Tuesday morning, Judge Kelly Brooks sentenced Justin Anderson to a year and a half in confinement for his convictions of tampering with evidence and making a false statement to law enforcement in the death of Vann Brown. As previously reported, Anderson was acquitted on charges of malice murder, felony...

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Douglas woman arrested on shoplifting, drug possession charges after allegedly stealing shoes

Douglas woman arrested on shoplifting…

November 28, 2022 by Kristen Kitchens

Billy Jean Spell of Douglas was recently arrested after she allegedly walked out of Walmart with a pair of unpaid shoes on her feet. Officers also allegedly found a Schedule IV controlled substance in her bag in the ensuing investigation. Although Spell initially denied the theft, she seemed to have...

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Trojans fall 56-28 to Cartersville Purple Hurricanes, finish with 10-3 record

Trojans fall 56-28 to Cartersville Pur…

November 26, 2022 by Robert Preston

The Coffee Trojans and the Cartersville Purple Hurricanes combined for 56 points in the first half of Friday night’s quarterfinal playoff showdown in Cartersville. Unfortunately for the Trojans, the Purple Hurricanes had 42 of those points.      For the second time in three years, Cartersville ended Coffee’s season, this time with a...

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Movie date turns violent after alleged jealous ex shows up

Movie date turns violent after alleged…

November 25, 2022 by Kristen Kitchens

A movie date turned violent earlier this month when Cesar Hernandez allegedly confronted his ex-wife and her date at Rockin’ 8 Cinemas. After the alleged confrontation at the theater, Hernandez allegedly rammed her car with his truck after they left the movie — with Hernandez’s and the victim’s 3-year-old child...

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16 cases on the last Superior Court trial week of the year

16 cases on the last Superior Court trial week of the year

Sixteen individuals with charges in Coffee County are ready to stand trial next week during...

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Five CHS students receive REACH Scholarship

Five CHS students receive REACH Scholarship

On Thursday, November 10, the Coffee County School System was proud to participate in the...

Sports

Trojans fall 56-28 to Cartersville Purple Hurricanes, finish with 10-3 record

Trojans fall 56-28 to Cartersville Purple Hurricanes, finish with 10-3 record

The Coffee Trojans and the Cartersville Purple Hurricanes combined for 56 points in the first...