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Inmate sneaks meth into jail in 'bodily orifice,' two others sent to CRMC after swallowing the drug

Inmate sneaks meth into jail in 'bodil…

March 19, 2019 by Submitted

A Coffee County inmate, 51-year-old Jesse Walter Burkhalter, faces additional charges after jail officials discovered a quantity of methamphetamine on his person after being processed into the jail.   Jail officials discovered the drug while conducting a routine search of the offender's cell on March 16.    Following an investigation by the Coffee County...

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Trial of Bo Dukes, accused of lying to GBI and helping burn Tara Grinstead's body, began today

Trial of Bo Dukes, accused of lying to…

March 18, 2019 by Bradley Bennett

Bo Dukes’s trial began today in Wilcox County. He stands charged with two counts of making false statements, hindering the apprehension of a criminal, and concealing the death of another in the death of Tara Grinstead. Ryan Duke, who has been charged with Grinstead’s murder, will go on trial in...

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GBI finds third body in missing persons case, also makes second arrest

GBI finds third body in missing person…

March 15, 2019 by Staff Reports

On Friday, March 15, 2019, the GBI obtained arrest warrants for Jonathan Vann and Keyante Greene in the deaths of three individuals reported missing earlier this week.   Vann was charged with two counts of malice murder for the deaths of Wayne Hackle, Jr. and Bobbie Lynn Moore in Atkinson County, Georgia...

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Detectives arrest three for Evans Grocery robbery in January

Detectives arrest three for Evans Groc…

March 15, 2019 by Submitted

Coffee County sheriff's detectives have arrested three men believed to be responsible for an armed robbery at a local business earlier this year.   Sheriff's deputies responded to Evan's Grocery on Highway 32 West on Jan. 24, 2019, in reference to an armed robbery. Detectives responded to the scene, initiated an investigation...

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Two bodies found in Berrien County, believed to be two of three missing individuals

Two bodies found in Berrien County, be…

March 14, 2019 by Staff Reports

On Wednesday, March 13, 2019, the GBI arrested Jonathan Douglas Vann, 20, of Nashville, in connection to the disappearance of three persons and subsequent death of two of them. The two deceased are not yet positively identified. The third person is still missing.   The Berrien County Sheriff’s Office requested...

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SGSC women finish second, men fourth at national swim meet

SGSC women finish second, men fourth a…

March 10, 2019 by Submitted

The national swim meet is over and South Georgia State College women's swim team has earned its fourth consecutive national runner up award in the annual NJCAA swim meet in Buffalo, New York. The Hawk women earned 567 points to again the winning team from Indian River State College. Iowa Central placed...

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Inmate sneaks meth into jail in 'bodily orifice,' two others sent to CRMC after swallowing the drug

Inmate sneaks meth into jail in 'bodily orifice,' two others sent to…

A Coffee County inmate, 51-year-old Jesse Walter Burkhalter, faces additional charges after jail officials discovered...

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City recognizes Natural Gas Utilities Workers Day

City recognizes Natural Gas Utilities Workers Day

The City of Douglas observed National Gas Utility Workers’ Day on Monday, March 18, 2019...

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Cops investigate Tyreek Hill for battery, no charges filed

Cops investigate Tyreek Hill for battery, no charges filed

Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill is the subject of a battery investigation in...

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