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Graphic video: Douglas residents present during Daytona Truck Week shooting

Graphic video: Douglas residents prese…

June 17, 2021 by Robert Preston

A Valdosta man was hospitalized after a he was shot as a result of a suspected road rage incident at Truck Week in Daytona last weekend and a group of Douglas residents were nearly caught in the crossfire.   Fox35Orlando covered the shooting and McKenzie Davis of Douglas posted about the shooting...

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Insurance commissioner: Shann Peanut fire intentionally set

Insurance commissioner: Shann Peanut f…

June 15, 2021 by Robert Preston

Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner John F. King announced today that a fire that occurred at the offices of Shann Peanut Company on Bowens Mill Road in Ambrose was intentionally set.   The fire occurred around 11:30 a.m. on Sunday, June 13, and caused heavy damage to the 30-year-old, 4,000- square-foot structure...

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Del Parisella retires after more than 45 years of public service

Del Parisella retires after more than …

June 15, 2021 by Staff Reports

Del Parisella, a representative with the Georgia Department of Veterans Services, retired last month after over 45 years of public service.   Del served in the U.S Air Force for nearly 25 years, retiring after a career that spanned 24 years, 10 months. From there, he worked almost 12 years with the...

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Wyatt Miller joins Tyreek Hill in Kansas City

Wyatt Miller joins Tyreek Hill in Kans…

June 14, 2021 by Staff Reports

The Kansas City Chiefs now have two former Coffee Trojans on the team.   According to a story posted earlier tonight on chiefswire.usatoday.com, the Chiefs have signed offensive lineman Wyatt Miller. Kansas City is Miller’s fifth team in two years. He initially signed as an undrafted free agent with the New York...

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Worthy, Nally turn themselves in, post bond

Worthy, Nally turn themselves in, post…

June 5, 2021 by Robert Preston

Friday afternoon, Bobby Worthy and Paul L. Nally turned themselves in to the Coffee County Jail after a Coffee County Grand Jury issued a Special Presentment last week, charging the duo with filing false documents. Both were booked into the jail and posted bond shortly thereafter. If convicted, the charge...

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Former representative charged with DUI for fourth time

Former representative charged with DUI…

May 29, 2021 by Robert Preston

Thursday night about 11:30, former state rep. Chuck Sims was arrested and charged with DUI. It was his fourth DUI arrest and his first since 2013.   According to a report obtained from the Douglas Police Department, a police officer observed Sims make two improper turns and pulled him over. The officer...

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Broxton man leads Bacon County deputies on chase after domestic dispute, arrested following crash

Broxton man leads Bacon County deputies on chase after domestic dispute, arrested…

A Broxton man was arrested on serious charges, including aggravated assault, in Bacon County after...

 

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Wiregrass cultivating entrepreneurs like Jenna Murphy

Wiregrass cultivating entrepreneurs like Jenna Murphy

Imagine missing over 500 meals with your family for two years.  That’s how many Jenna...

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Wyatt Miller joins Tyreek Hill in Kansas City

Wyatt Miller joins Tyreek Hill in Kansas City

The Kansas City Chiefs now have two former Coffee Trojans on the team.   According to a...

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