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GBI investigates fatal shooting, no charges filed

GBI investigates fatal shooting, no ch…

October 20, 2021 by Submitted

On Sunday, October 17, 2021, the GBI’s Douglas Regional Office received a request from the Coffee County Sheriff’s Office to assist with a death investigation.   On Sunday, October 17, 2021, at approximately 11:30 p.m., the Coffee County Sheriff’s Office responded to the area of Hwy. 158, Douglas, Coffee County, Georgia, in...

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Feds recognize area officers, agencies for Sandy Bottom takedown

Feds recognize area officers, agencies…

October 20, 2021 by Submitted

The Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Coastal Georgia Violent Gang Task Force met with several agencies last Thursday and Friday to recognize members of certain agencies for their participation and assistance in one of the largest and most successful gang cases in the Southern District of Georgia and the United States...

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Combat Night fills two titles, local fighters 2-2 in their bouts

Combat Night fills two titles, local f…

October 18, 2021 by Staff Reports

For the first time in Martin Centre history, mixed martial arts fighters took to the cage inside the theater when Combat Night rolled into town. Featuring bouts for two vacant titles as well as four local fighters on the card, MMA fans were treated to an exciting card filled with...

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Lady Trojans sweep Mundy's Mill, face #1 Chamblee Tuesday

Lady Trojans sweep Mundy's Mill, face …

October 18, 2021 by Submitted

The Coffee Lady Trojans advanced to the Sweet 16 for the fourth time in the last six seasons with a doubleheader sweep over Mundy's Mill 12-0 and 17-2 last week.    Freshman Erin Robinson in her first playoff start no-hit the Tigers striking out 10 along the way.  Senior Emmy Elisis had...

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Broxton city council accepts Mayor Dawn Tuten's resignation

Broxton city council accepts Mayor Daw…

October 14, 2021 by Robert Preston

Broxton Mayor Dawn Tuten has resigned.   Wednesday night, the Broxton city council voted to accept Tuten’s resignation at a special called meeting. Tuten was not at the meeting. Her letter of resignation stated she was stepping down for personal reasons. DouglasNow.com reached out to Tuten for a statement. “I did resign,”...

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Officers charge Andre Larron Benjamin with murder in shooting death of Joshua Lashawn Brown

Officers charge Andre Larron Benjamin …

October 13, 2021 by Staff Reports

Andre Larron Benjamin, 19, has been charged with felony murder and possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime in connection with the shooting death of Joshua Lashawn Brown, 21.   Brown was killed on July 15, 2021, at Georgian Woods Apartments on McNeil Drive. The investigation has been ongoing...

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GBI investigates fatal shooting, no charges filed

GBI investigates fatal shooting, no charges filed

On Sunday, October 17, 2021, the GBI’s Douglas Regional Office received a request from the...

 

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Free Application Week happens November 1- 5 at Wiregrass

Free Application Week happens November 1- 5 at Wiregrass

The college is hosting Free Application Week on all campuses November 1 - 5, from...

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Combat Night fills two titles, local fighters 2-2 in their bouts

Combat Night fills two titles, local fighters 2-2 in their bouts

For the first time in Martin Centre history, mixed martial arts fighters took to the...

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