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#7 Trojans improve to 5-0 with win over Richmond Hill

#7 Trojans improve to 5-0 with win ove…

February 23, 2024 by Staff Reports

The Coffee Trojans improved to 5-0 Friday night with a 5-2 win over the Richmond Hill Wildcats at Charles Wilson Field.      Junior Michael Strickland (2-0) got the win and went 1-3 with a solo home run (2) in the first inning. Senior catcher Payton Bryant put the Trojans up for good...

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Officers arrest two on Valentine's Day, female attempts to hide suspected meth inside her

Officers arrest two on Valentine's Day…

February 21, 2024 by Staff Reports

Valentine’s Day wasn’t a particularly happy occasion for two individuals allegedly involved in the illegal drug business.     According to a report from the Coffee County Sheriff’s Office, detectives arrested Matthew Corey Zanders, 32, of Douglas, and Carla Marie Mullinix, 32, of Manning, South Carolina, on illegal drug charges following a brief...

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Videos on social media lead to arrest on animal cruelty charges (with graphic video)

Videos on social media lead to arrest …

February 21, 2024 by Staff Reports

On February 15, 2024, based on videos circulating social media depicting a male subject beating and slamming a dog to the ground, a deputy from the Coffee County Sheriff’s Office arrested John Lee Jr., 22, of Baxley, on animal cruelty charges.     The incident report from the sheriff’s office describes the videos...

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Douglas woman charged with animal cruelty after critically ill horse found on property

Douglas woman charged with animal crue…

February 20, 2024 by Staff Reports

On Wednesday, February 7, 2024, a Douglas woman was arrested and charged with animal cruelty after a horse was found on her property unable to walk with barbed wire around its back leg.     A report from the Coffee County Sheriff’s Office states that a deputy received a call that a horse...

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County approves rezoning request for Iron Road, accepts bid on Conway Vickers Road/Sink Hole Road project

County approves rezoning request for I…

February 19, 2024 by Staff Reports

At the February meeting of the Coffee County Board of Commissioners, the commission approved a rezoning request for an area on Iron Road.     Tyrone Jordan brought the request to the commission and asked to rezone 5.01 acres  at 1264 Iron Road from R2, Residential to RM, Residential Mixed. Jordan would like...

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Officers arrest, charge nine with DUI and other related offenses last week

Officers arrest, charge nine with DUI …

February 19, 2024 by Staff Reports

Last week, officers from the Georgia State Patrol, Coffee County Sheriff’s Office, and the Douglas Police Department arrested and charged nine individuals with driving under the influence of alcohol.     According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 31 percent of all traffic accidents in the United States involve drunk drivers. Impaired...

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Foot chase leads to methamphetamine arrest

Foot chase leads to methamphetamine arrest

Is a foot chase considered a low speed pursuit? Either way, that’s exactly what happened...

Community

Dubberly Glass Shop celebrates new location with grand opening, ribbon cutting

Dubberly Glass Shop celebrates new location with grand opening, ribbon cutting

The Douglas-Coffee County Chamber of Commerce played host to a jubilant grand opening and ribbon...

Sports

#7 Trojans improve to 5-0 with win over Richmond Hill

#7 Trojans improve to 5-0 with win over Richmond Hill

The Coffee Trojans improved to 5-0 Friday night with a 5-2 win over the Richmond...