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Christopher Jones convicted on two counts of murder

Christopher Jones convicted on two cou…

September 22, 2021 by Submitted

Christopher Lane Jones was convicted by a jury of his peers today in Coffee County for the murders of Kristian Bell and Steven Ward and for subsequently burying their bodies in the backyard.  The case was prosecuted by Assistant District Attorneys Ian Sansot and Jacob Kirkland.  Judge J. Kelly Brooks...

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Video: Tyreek Hill lights up social media with Pearson Community Technical College reference

Video: Tyreek Hill lights up social me…

September 20, 2021 by Robert Preston

Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver and Pearson native Tyreek Hill set social media ablaze Sunday night when, during NBC’s telecast of the Chiefs’ game against the Baltimore Ravens, Hill said he attended the fictitious Pearson Community Technical College.   When introducing the starting line-ups during NFL games, networks allow the players to...

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Douglas police investigating non-fatal shooting on Shirley Avenue

Douglas police investigating non-fatal…

September 18, 2021 by Robert Preston

A South Georgia State College student is in custody after a non-fatal shooting took place Thursday night on South Shirley Avenue.   According to reports obtained from the Douglas Police Department, officers responded to Coffee Regional Medical Center to investigate the shooting of Damion Harrell, who had been shot in the right...

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Three local medical professionals charged by feds

Three local medical professionals char…

September 15, 2021 by Submitted

Three healthcare professionals have been charged in a 52-count federal indictment unsealed today in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Georgia.   The indictment describes an alleged conspiracy to distribute “massive quantities” of controlled substances, including highly addictive opioids, in violation of federal law, said David H. Estes, Acting...

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CRMC announces free clinical breast exam event

CRMC announces free clinical breast ex…

September 12, 2021 by Submitted

Coffee Regional Medical Center is proud to announce the 3rd annual “Mind Your Mammars” free Clinical Breast Exam Event. In an effort to promote breast health in our community and reach those individuals who are uninsured and who have not had annual breast exams, this clinic will offer a no-cost...

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DPD officers investigating Sunday night shooting

DPD officers investigating Sunday nigh…

September 10, 2021 by Staff Reports

Officers from the Douglas Police Department are investigating a shooting that took place Sunday night.   On September 5, 2021 Douglas Police Department officers responded to a shooting at an E. Jackson St. location. Upon arrival, the victim advised officers he had been shot by is step-brother, Kenvtavious Williams, 25. Several victims...

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Christopher Jones convicted on two counts of murder

Christopher Jones convicted on two counts of murder

Christopher Lane Jones was convicted by a jury of his peers today in Coffee County...

 

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Local 4-H'ers to participate in state goat and lamb show at Perry fairgrounds

Local 4-H'ers to participate in state goat and lamb show at Perry…

By Kevin Tatum, County Extension Coordinator   The State 4-H/FFA Goat and Lamb Show will be held...

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Emily Robinson homers twice during busy week for Lady Trojans

Emily Robinson homers twice during busy week for Lady Trojans

The Lady Trojans split 4 games last week with a region win against Wayne mixed...

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