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Bobby Bowden, former SGC and FSU head coach, diagnosed with pancreatic cancer

Bobby Bowden, former SGC and FSU head …

July 23, 2021 by Robert Preston

Bobby Bowden, 91, one of the winningest college football coaches of all time whose head coaching career began in Douglas at South Georgia College in 1955, has been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. According to reports, his son, Terry, head football coach at Louisiana-Monroe, has stated that the Bowden family recognizes...

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Highway 32 reopens, traffic moved to new bridge

Highway 32 reopens, traffic moved to n…

July 20, 2021 by Staff Reports

State Route 32 reopened Monday, July 19, as traffic was shifted to the newly-constructed bridge at Seventeen Mile River east of Douglas. Georgia Department of Transportation personnel worked with the contractor to get the new bridge ready for traffic. This remains a work zone. Motorists are reminded to follow the posted...

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Kiara Williams one of six grand prize winners in nationwide Chips Ahoy! art contest

Kiara Williams one of six grand prize …

July 13, 2021 by Staff Reports

Kiara Williams has been chosen as one of the six grand prize winners in the Chips Ahoy! Follow Your Art contest. The contest is open to all Boys & Girls Club members age 13 and up in the 50 states as well as the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico...

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Kiara Williams one of six grand prize winners in nationwide Chips Ahoy! art contest

Kiara Williams one of six grand prize …

July 13, 2021 by Staff Reports

Kiara Williams has been chosen as one of the six grand prize winners in the Chips Ahoy! Follow Your Art contest. The contest is open to all Boys & Girls Club members age 13 and up in the 50 states as well as the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico...

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CCA hires Bud Drew to head its new football program

CCA hires Bud Drew to head its new foo…

July 12, 2021 by Staff Reports

Citizens Christian Academy has hired Bud Drew as its new head football and strength/conditioning coach.   Drew has served in various administrative positions for over 34 years, including 18 years as a head football coach and athletic director. He has also officiated games in both GISA and GHSA for over 15 years...

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Ashton Ates selected to state 4-H board

Ashton Ates selected to state 4-H boar…

July 10, 2021 by Submitted

During the week of June 21-27, Georgia 4-H held its annual officer election virtually. Candidates for the state board had to present a one minute speech/skit on Monday evening through a virtual format. On Tuesday and Wednesday, they had to be online for a question/answer session. Voting delegates cast their...

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Former prison guard admits role in major south Georgia drug trafficking conspiracy

Former prison guard admits role in major south Georgia drug trafficking conspiracy

A former prison guard has admitted participating in a drug trafficking operation in south Georgia...

 

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City receives funding to assist with airport lighting replacement

City receives funding to assist with airport lighting replacement

The Georgia Department of Transportation has notified the City of Douglas that federal and GDOT...

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Bobby Bowden, former SGC and FSU head coach, diagnosed with pancreatic cancer

Bobby Bowden, former SGC and FSU head coach, diagnosed with pancreatic cancer

Bobby Bowden, 91, one of the winningest college football coaches of all time whose head...

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