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Driver walks away from truck v. train accident

Driver walks away from truck v. train …

February 18, 2019 by Robert Preston

The driver of a tractor-trailer hauling peanuts walked away from a spectacular truck v. train accident on the railroad tracks at Barrington Road west of Douglas.   The truck, a Peterbilt day cab tractor, was taking a load of peanuts to Premium Peanut when the accident occurred. There are no crossing arms...

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U.S. Marshals, deputies arrest three in murders of Kristian Bell and Steven Ward

U.S. Marshals, deputies arrest three i…

February 15, 2019 by Staff Reports

Christopher Lane Jones, 21, has been arrested in San Diego County, California, and charged with murder in the deaths of Kristian Bell, 25, and Steven James Ward, 35. Bell and Ward were located buried in a makeshift grave on property off Deep Woods Road just outside of Nicholls on Feb...

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City commission decides to re-interview all five police chief candidates

City commission decides to re-intervie…

February 12, 2019 by Bradley Bennett

Monday night’s city commission meeting has come and gone, and the city is no closer to having a police chief than it was several weeks ago. The city has interviewed five applicants for the job. At last night’s meeting, Commissioners were supposed to select the top two candidates from the...

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Bodies of Kristian Bell and boyfriend found buried near Nicholls

Bodies of Kristian Bell and boyfriend …

February 10, 2019 by Robert Preston

News broke late yesterday afternoon that two bodies had been discovered near Nicholls. DouglasNow.com has confirmed that the two bodies are those of Kristian Bell, 25, who had been reported missing from the Nicholls area, and Steven Ward, described by friends alternately as either her boyfriend or ex-boyfriend.   Earlier this week...

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Willacoochee man killed in hit and run, suspect arrested

Willacoochee man killed in hit and run…

February 8, 2019 by Robert Preston

Motorists using Highway 135 Friday morning encountered a macabre scene near the city limits sign, almost directly across the road from the entrance to Optima Chemical. A male subject, identified as John Aubrey Pond, 28, of Willacoochee, had been struck and killed by a vehicle before daylight Friday. First responders...

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Victim from In and Out shooting fighting for life, was out on bond for July 4 double shooting

Victim from In and Out shooting fighti…

February 7, 2019 by Robert Preston

Wednesday night, a shooting took place at the In and Out store on East Baker Highway in Douglas. The Douglas Police Department posted a press release on its Facebook page late Thursday afternoon.  Larry Tyrone Webb, 41, was shot multiple times in the parking lot of the store around 7 p.m...

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Driver walks away from truck v. train accident

Driver walks away from truck v. train accident

The driver of a tractor-trailer hauling peanuts walked away from a spectacular truck v. train...

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Community

Sixth grade DPA meeting is this week, archery team results

Sixth grade DPA meeting is this week, archery team results

Kevin Tatum, County Extension Coordinator   All sixth grade 4-H members who are interested in participating in...

Sports

Hawks basketball defeats first place Georgia Highlands

Hawks basketball defeats first place Georgia Highlands

The South Georgia State College Hawks took advantage of clutch shooting in the second half...


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