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Wilkerson defeats Johnson in BOE District 1 race, T-SPLOST passes

Wilkerson defeats Johnson in BOE Distr…

May 23, 2018 by Robert Preston

The citizens of District 1 will have a new Board of Education representative come January while the region-wide T-SPLOST passed in a fairly narrow decision. There will also be run-offs in several important state races, including the race for the Republican candidate for governor. The run-off will take place on...

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McGovern named SEC Co-Scholar Athlete of the Year, All-SEC team

McGovern named SEC Co-Scholar Athlete …

May 22, 2018 by Submitted

University of Georgia senior Keegan McGovern earned Southeastern Conference Baseball Scholar-Athlete of the Year honors as well as being named First Team All-SEC, the league announced Monday.   McGovern was one of four Bulldogs to receive SEC honors as voted on by the league coaches. Georgia junior designated hitter Michael Curry and junior first...

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McGovern's heroic throw gives 'Dawgs a big win over #6 Arkansas

McGovern's heroic throw gives 'Dawgs a…

May 21, 2018 by Submitted

Senior Keegan McGovern capped off Senior Day with a heroic final out, sealing a crucial 3-2 win for the No. 13 Georgia Bulldogs (37-17, 18-12 SEC) over the No. 6 Arkansas Razorbacks (37-17, 18-12 SEC) at Foley Field on Saturday.   McGovern, the Bulldog left fielder playing his final regular season game...

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Coffee, Brooks end spring practice with scrimmage at Jardine Stadium

Coffee, Brooks end spring practice wit…

May 21, 2018 by Robert Preston

A work in progress. That’s about the best way to describe the Coffee Trojans’ spring scrimmage against Brooks County Friday night at Jardine Stadium. Preseason scrimmages utilize a variety of different rules, all designed to give both teams a live action workout while keeping player safety at the forefront. Coffee scored...

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Former Trojan Trevis Simpson pulls off top dunk in Europe (with video)

Former Trojan Trevis Simpson pulls off…

May 17, 2018 by Robert Preston

Trevis Simpson, a former Coffee Trojan, pulled off the top dunk of the 2017-2018 season in the International Basketball Federation (FIBA), where he plays professionally for Hungary’s Alba Fehervar. Simpson has been playing internationally since leaving UNC-Greensboro, where he played college basketball for three years. This season, Simpson averaged playing 29...

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Officials investigate suspected arson at Lil Mike's, reward offered

Officials investigate suspected arson …

May 16, 2018 by Robert Preston

Local and state officials are investigating a suspicious fire Tuesday morning at Lil Mike’s Restaurant, according to a press release posted on the Douglas Police Department’s Facebook page. The call came through at 4:44 a.m. Tuesday. Douglas firefighters and police officers responded to the restaurant, located at 611B S. Gaskin...

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Wilkerson defeats Johnson in BOE District 1 race, T-SPLOST passes

Wilkerson defeats Johnson in BOE District 1 race, T-SPLOST passes

The citizens of District 1 will have a new Board of Education representative come January...

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The Commodore Oliver Bowen Chapter, National Society Daughters of American Revolution of Douglas installs new officers

The Commodore Oliver Bowen Chapter, National Society Daughters of American Revolution of…

The Commodore Oliver Bowen Chapter, National Society Daughters of American Revolution of Douglas recently installed...

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McGovern named SEC Co-Scholar Athlete of the Year, All-SEC team

McGovern named SEC Co-Scholar Athlete of the Year, All-SEC team

University of Georgia senior Keegan McGovern earned Southeastern Conference Baseball Scholar-Athlete of the Year honors as well...

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