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Elixir Extrusions announces second expansion in Coffee County

Elixir Extrusions announces second exp…

August 21, 2018 by Submitted

The Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD) today announced that Elixir Extrusions, a manufacturer of custom aluminum extrusions and fabricated parts, will expand its operations in Douglas-Coffee County, creating 130 new jobs and investing $8 million. This is Elixir Extrusion’s second expansion in 15 months. “Congratulations to Elixir Extrusions and Douglas-Coffee...

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Trojans topple Pirates in season opener

Trojans topple Pirates in season opene…

August 18, 2018 by Robert Preston

It wasn’t pretty but a win is a win. That’s about the best way to sum up the Coffee Trojans’ 20-7 win over the Brunswick Pirates Friday night in the 2018 season opener at Jardine Stadium. The Trojans scored on their first two possessions and carried a 13-0 lead into...

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Deputies make arrest in weekend shooting

Deputies make arrest in weekend shooti…

August 16, 2018 by Submitted

Coffee County sheriff's investigators have arrested a 19-year-old man on aggravated assault and firearms charges following a shooting that occurred Sunday in the Oak Park community. Deputies were dispatched to Coffee Regional Medical Center on Aug. 12, 2018, in reference to a victim with multiple gunshot wounds. The victim, a 26-year-old...

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McGovern's grand slam gives Lumberkings 5-3 win over Peoria Chiefs

McGovern's grand slam gives Lumberking…

August 15, 2018 by Robert Preston

The temperatures in the Midwest League are about 10-15 degrees cooler than they are here in South Georgia. But the cooler than usual weather hasn’t cooled off Keegan McGovern’s bat. The Willacoochee native hit a grand slam in the top of the third yesterday that proved to be the difference...

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Jalen Wilkerson signs with Washington Redskins

Jalen Wilkerson signs with Washington …

August 13, 2018 by Robert Preston

Former Coffee Trojan, Florida State Seminole, and Houston Texan Jalen Wilkerson signed a contract with the Washington Redskins last week. Wilkerson, a 6’5”, 283-pound defensive end, signed a free agent contract with the Texans following the conclusion of the 2018 NFL Draft. The Texans released him three days after signing...

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Here's how much money five city commissioners spent at the annual GMA conference

Here's how much money five city commis…

August 10, 2018 by Robert Preston

What is an acceptable amount of money for city officials to spend on meals and other expenses while out of town on official city business? It’s a question that has thus far remained unanswered. But after several city commissioners have turned in some fairly large expenditures recently, the city fathers...

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Elixir Extrusions announces second expansion in Coffee County

Elixir Extrusions announces second expansion in Coffee County

The Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD) today announced that Elixir Extrusions, a manufacturer of...

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Douglas Coffee County Parks & Recreation Department chosen as the GRPA’s District 2 Agency of the year

Douglas Coffee County Parks & Recreation Department chosen as the GRPA’s District…

On Wednesday, August 15, 2018, Douglas Coffee Parks and Recreation Department (DCCPRD) was chosen as...

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Wilkerson's football career ends with Washington

Wilkerson's football career ends with Washington

The Washington Post has reported that the Washington Redskins have waived defensive end Jalen Wilkerson...


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