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Deputies make arrest in February domestic violence incident

Deputies make arrest in February domes…

March 22, 2017 by Submitted

A man wanted since February on domestic violence charges for striking his pregnant girlfriend and other offenses is behind bars at the Coffee County Jail. Cameron Blake Adams, 28, had evaded law enforcement since a Feb. 14 incident in which he is accused of striking the 23-year-old victim with a closed...

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Deputies recover golf cart stolen in January

Deputies recover golf cart stolen in J…

March 21, 2017 by Submitted

Coffee County investigators have arrested a 36-year-old female after a golf cart with an estimated value of over $5,000 was taken from a residence in the Green Acres community earlier this year. Deputies responded to a home on Ramblewood Road around 7:30 a.m., January 18, in reference to a possible theft...

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City lowers flag at City Hall in remembrance of Commissioner Johnnie Lee Roper

City lowers flag at City Hall in remem…

March 20, 2017 by Robert Preston

Today, a short yet poignant ceremony at City Hall honored the memory of long-term city commissioner Johnnie Lee Roper, who passed away Monday morning after a series of health complications. Roper’s passing was but one shocking story for the Douglas and Coffee County community. Later in the day Monday, school...

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Ward 1 City Commissioner Johnnie Lee Roper has passed away

Ward 1 City Commissioner Johnnie Lee R…

March 20, 2017 by Robert Preston

Today, the City of Douglas announced that Ward 1 City Commissioner Johnnie Lee Roper has died. No details regarding his death have been released. However, Mr. Roper had dealt with several health issues recently. According to the City’s Web site, Commissioner Roper was in his seventh term as a city commissioner...

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Video: Keegan McGovern homers v. LSU, ends Poche's scoreless inning streak

Video: Keegan McGovern homers v. LSU, …

March 19, 2017 by Robert Preston

Former Trojan and current Georgia Bulldog Keegan McGovern led off the fourth inning yesterday against the LSU Tigers with a solo home run that tied the game at one run apiece. McGovern’s home run also ended LSU ace Jared Poche’s scoreless inning streak at 32. It was the first run...

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Premium Peanut to expand, create at least 80 new jobs

Premium Peanut to expand, create at le…

March 18, 2017 by Submitted

Premium Peanut announces plans to expand into the peanut oil market. Currently, the operation located on Barrington Road in Douglas, Georgia is the single-largest peanut shelling facility in the world, and began operations in January of 2016. The onsite expansion will include an investment of approximately $14 million to add a...

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City officials reflect on life, legacy of Johnnie Lee Roper

City officials reflect on life, legacy of Johnnie Lee Roper

The mayor and commissioners of the City of Douglas, along with employees, and citizens, desire...

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CHS Encore! to present 'Almost, Maine' this weekend

CHS Encore! to present 'Almost, Maine' this weekend

On a cold, clear, moonless night in the middle of winter, all is not quite...

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CMS boys' tennis team undefeated, wins region

CMS boys' tennis team undefeated, wins region

The Coffee Middle School boys’ tennis team finished the regular season undefeated. The girls finished...

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