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GSP road check catches suspected drug dealers

GSP road check catches suspected drug …

June 24, 2019 by Staff Reports

A road check set up by the Georgia State Patrol on McKinnon Road nabbed two suspected drug dealers who racked up a number of serious charges.   Valarie Cox, 38, and Joshua Harden, 21, were arrested on June 16, 2019, after they attempted to avoid the road check by turning into a...

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O'Steen, Holt headed for a run-off in District 5 county commission race

O'Steen, Holt headed for a run-off in …

June 19, 2019 by Robert Preston

Ted O’Steen and Howard Holt are headed for a run-off in the county commission District 5 special election. The run-off will take place on July 16.   O’Steen and Holt, along with Jenny McIver and Hal McCallum, were running for the District 5 seat that has been vacant since the death of...

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Ace Harris wins state golf championship

Ace Harris wins state golf championshi…

June 18, 2019 by Robert Preston

Ace Harris, 7, has a state championship on his resume.   He won the 2019 Georgia State Invitational at Callaway Gardens over the weekend with an even par 72. He fired a one-under 35 on day one and followed that with a one-over 37 on day two. His score of 72 bested...

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Bryan Preston named GSBA vice president

Bryan Preston named GSBA vice presiden…

June 17, 2019 by Submitted

Bryan Preston, Coffee County Board of Education District 4 representative, has been named vice president of the Georgia School Boards Association. The appointment came when local boards of education and superintendents met June 7-8 in Savannah for the Georgia School Boards Association (GSBA) Summer Conference and Delegate Assembly.    On Friday, June...

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CCA hires Jamie Lingenfelter as head basketball coach

CCA hires Jamie Lingenfelter as head b…

June 13, 2019 by Staff Reports

Citizens Christian Academy has a new varsity basketball coach.   According to a statement posted to CCA’s Facebook page on June 12, the school has hired Jamie Lingenfelter of Waycross to lead both the men’s and women’s varsity teams.   Coach Lingenfelter was born in Coffee County. He is married to Mandy Lingenfelter, who...

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Coffee County has received over five inches of rain and it's still falling

Coffee County has received over five i…

June 12, 2019 by Robert Preston

Coffee County is saturated. And it’s still raining.   According to a Facebook post by the Coffee County EMA, parts of Coffee County received over 5.5 inches of rain on Tuesday, June 11. Wednesday, June 12 broke with gray skies but no rain – until about 4:30 p.m. Then the heavens opened...

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Officers find counterfeit money, make arrest

Officers find counterfeit money, make arrest

On June 20, 2019, officers from the Coffee County Drug Unit and a K-9 Unit...

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American Legion Post 515 holds drawing, raises over $5,000

American Legion Post 515 holds drawing, raises over $5,000

American Legion Post 515 holds drawing, raises over $5,000 Tammy Wilkerson of Douglas won the grand...

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Ace Harris wins state golf championship

Ace Harris wins state golf championship

Ace Harris, 7, has a state championship on his resume.   He won the 2019 Georgia State...

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