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Wallace Lee and Dustin Steverson to face trial this week, Olivia Pearson trial continued as a result

Wallace Lee and Dustin Steverson to fa…

October 16, 2017 by Robert Preston

  Two big criminal trials are on the Coffee County Superior Court calendar this week: Wallace Lee’s double murder trial and the aggravated assault trial of Dustin Steverson that left three individuals, one of whom was Steverson himself, hospitalized in 2016 after a shooting in Broxton reminiscent of a Wild West...

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Trojans blank Houston County Bears, win first region game 35-0

Trojans blank Houston County Bears, wi…

October 13, 2017 by Robert Preston

  Running back Jameon Gaskin and receiver Milton Jackson scored two touchdowns apiece in the Coffee Trojans’ 35-0 win over the Houston County Bears Friday night in Warner Robins. The Trojans are now 1-0 in region play (4-2 overall). The win broke a two-game losing streak for Coffee and goes a...

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Editorial: Process city plans to use to complete $13.6 million in capital projects bad for entire community

Editorial: Process city plans to use t…

October 13, 2017 by Submitted

Guest Editorial by Dominic LaRiccia Monday night, the Douglas City Commission discussed a procurement process that is not in the best interests of Douglas and Coffee County. Between now and 2019, the city plans to complete seven different construction projects that total more than $13.6 million. Those projects include a new...

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Sika deer are on the loose in Douglas

Sika deer are on the loose in Douglas

October 12, 2017 by Robert Preston

  A number of invasive species call Douglas and Coffee County home, including fire ants, wild hogs, Mediterranean house geckos, and European starlings. You can now add one more to that list: the sika deer.   The City of Douglas released a statement today announcing that sika deer, sometimes called Japanese deer...

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Saturday traffic stop leads to discovery of body of missing person

Saturday traffic stop leads to discove…

October 10, 2017 by Staff Reports

Saturday afternoon, a traffic stop near the intersection Southwest Bowens Mill Road and Highway 32 West led to the discovery of a body of a missing Douglas man and charges against an individual believed to have been involved in his death. According to information released by the Douglas Police Department on...

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Tyreek Hill returns punt 82 yards for score, helps Chiefs stay undefeated

Tyreek Hill returns punt 82 yards for …

October 9, 2017 by Robert Preston

  The Kansas City Chiefs are the only undefeated team left in the NFL after defeating the Houston Texans 42-34 Sunday night in Houston. Former Coffee Trojan Tyreek Hill padded the Chiefs’ lead in the fourth quarter with his 15th career touchdown in 21 professional games on an 82-yard punt return.     Hill...

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FEMA approves 70 local requests for assistance, office open until Friday

FEMA approves 70 local requests for assistance, office open until Friday

  At Monday morning’s regular county commission meeting, EMA director Steve Carver reported that 580 Coffee...

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Community partners sought for Hometown Harvest

Community partners sought for Hometown Harvest

The City of Douglas Main Street Division would like to invite community partners to participate in...

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Trojans blank Houston County Bears, win first region game 35-0

Trojans blank Houston County Bears, win first region game 35-0

  Running back Jameon Gaskin and receiver Milton Jackson scored two touchdowns apiece in the Coffee...

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