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Dairy Queen changes hands, Lyon Management purchases from Adams/Spell families

Dairy Queen changes hands, Lyon Manage…

February 27, 2021 by Staff Reports

The Douglas Dairy Queen, a historic landmark in Douglas and one of the most recognizable businesses in Coffee County, is under new ownership. Restauranteur Sonny Lyon and his family have purchased the Dairy Queen from the Adams family, who have owned and operated the restaurant for nearly 60 years. Lyon...

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Coffee County man pleads guilty to methamphetamine distribution

Coffee County man pleads guilty to met…

February 24, 2021 by Submitted

A Coffee County man faces up to 20 years in federal prison after admitting to distribution of methamphetamine.   Demetrius Brown, also known as “Jersey,” 42, of Douglas, pled guilty in U.S. District Court in Brunswick before Judge Lisa Godbey Wood to one count of Distribution of a Mixture or Substance Containing...

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More Operation Sandy Bottom defendants make court appearances

More Operation Sandy Bottom defendants…

February 24, 2021 by Staff Reports

Operation Sandy Bottom defendants continued to roll into federal court last week at the United States District Court of the Southern District of Georgia in Waycross.   The following defendants made their initial appearance in front of a federal magistrate judge for formal arraignments on their charges pertaining to their suspected criminal...

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Hawks' winning streak reaches five with 4-2 win

Hawks' winning streak reaches five wit…

February 19, 2021 by Submitted

The South Georgia State College Hawks continue playing good baseball by taking solid at-bats and making things happen to bring home another win. SGSC made a trip to Tallahassee, Fla., Tuesday, February 16, 2021, to take on Tallahassee Community College and left with a 4-2 victory.    The Hawks opened up scoring...

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SGSC receives final approval for new four-year degree

SGSC receives final approval for new f…

February 16, 2021 by Submitted

The highly awaited eighth baccalaureate program at South Georgia State College (SGSC) has been given a final endorsement and is preparing to accept students for the fall 2021 semester. SGSC has received approval from Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to offer the new Bachelor of...

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Three charged in connection with Nicholls fire

Three charged in connection with Nicho…

February 15, 2021 by Submitted

Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner John F. King announced today that Atmath Bell Wright, 35, and Joseph Dailey, 48, both of Metter, GA, and Samantha Jackson Pincus, 48, of Neeses, SC, were arrested in connection with a recent Coffee County fire.   The fire occurred at 1109 Brunswick Avenue in Nicholls around...

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Dairy Queen changes hands, Lyon Management purchases from Adams/Spell families

Dairy Queen changes hands, Lyon Management purchases from Adams/Spell families

The Douglas Dairy Queen, a historic landmark in Douglas and one of the most recognizable...

 

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Help available for displaced workers through assistance at Wiregrass

Help available for displaced workers through assistance at Wiregrass

For workers in many South Georgia communities who find themselves unemployed due to the Coronavirus...

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Hawks' winning streak reaches five with 4-2 win

Hawks' winning streak reaches five with 4-2 win

The South Georgia State College Hawks continue playing good baseball by taking solid at-bats and...