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South Florida deputies arrest federal fugitive from Coffee County

South Florida deputies arrest federal …

April 14, 2021 by Staff Reports

Operation Sandy Bottom has yielded another arrest.   On Friday, April 9, 2021, deputies in South Florida arrested Marquis Jerome “Joc” Jacques during a traffic stop. Jacques was a target in January’s Operation Sandy Bottom, a federal drug conspiracy investigation which rounded up a number of alleged drug dealers in the area...

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Hawks win GCAA championship behind Jayce Moore's double-double

Hawks win GCAA championship behind Jay…

April 11, 2021 by Staff Reports

The South Georgia State College Hawks are this year’s kings of GCAA basketball and will soon pack their bags for Hutchinson, Kan.   Daniel Parrish’s 19 points and 10 rebounds along with former Coffee Trojan Jayce Moore’s 18 points, 11 rebounds, two assists and two blocked shots helped the Hawks overcome a...

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Hawks defeat South Georgia Tech, play for GCAA championship

Hawks defeat South Georgia Tech, play …

April 10, 2021 by Submitted

The No. 2 seed South Georgia State College Hawks punched their ticket to the GCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament Championship Game Friday night with a 73-67 win over the No. 3 seed South Georgia Tech Jets.           The Hawks never trailed during the game. SGSC held South Georgia Tech to only two points...

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Health district to open COVID-19 vaccination clinic for ages 18 and up

Health district to open COVID-19 vacci…

April 8, 2021 by Submitted

The Southeast Health District and the Coffee County Health Department are hosting a drive-through COVID-19 vaccination clinic that is open to all Georgians aged 18 and older.   The clinic will be providing the Johnson and Johnson COVID-19 vaccine. This is a single dose vaccine. The clinic will be taking place on...

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Commissioner Pearson appears in court, enters not guilty plea

Commissioner Pearson appears in court…

April 6, 2021 by Robert Preston

Ward 3 city commissioner Olivia Pearson entered a not guilty plea and requested a jury trial in State Court of Coffee County yesterday. The appearance stemmed from her arrest on Oct. 27, 2020, at the Coffee County Elections Office on criminal trespass charges.   Commissioner Pearson was arrested when she allegedly refused...

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SGSC's Bryce Brown named GCAA Player of the Week

SGSC's Bryce Brown named GCAA Player o…

March 30, 2021 by Submitted

The Georgia Collegiate Athletic Association has selected South Georgia State College's Bryce Brown as this season's final Division I Men's Basketball Player of the Week.           Brown, a 6'8" redshirt sophomore from Lawrenceville, Ga., averaged 14 points, 6.5 rebounds, one assist, one steal and four blocks in two games against Gordon State...

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Wiregrass President Dr. Tina K. Anderson announces retirement

Wiregrass President Dr. Tina K. Anderson announces retirement

The lyrics to Wiregrass Tech’s new song, “Giving Work a Good Name,” reflect the legacy...

 

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City to hold public hearing on possible Revitalization Area Strategy designation

City to hold public hearing on possible Revitalization Area Strategy designation

The City of Douglas is considering applying to the Georgia Department of Community Affairs for...

Sports

Former South Georgia coach inducted into Hall of Fame

Former South Georgia coach inducted into Hall of Fame

Tuesday afternoon in a special ceremony before the South Georgia State College Hawks played the...

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