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SGSC generates $68 million in local economic impact

SGSC generates $68 million in local ec…

October 23, 2020 by Submitted

South Georgia State College contributed $68 million to the regional economy and was responsible for more than 742 jobs locally, SGSC's President Dr. Ingrid Thompson-Sellers recently announced.   SGSC's impact demonstrates significance for the region as shown in the study compiled by the Selig Center for Economic Growth at the University System...

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City: Here are a few guidelines for trick or treating

City: Here are a few guidelines for tr…

October 18, 2020 by Submitted

As the traditional Halloween day quickly approaches on Saturday, October 31, many citizens have questions regarding Halloween activities this year.  If no new COVID-19 guidance is issued by the Governor, Halloween will be observed in Douglas and Coffee County.  However, it is strongly urged for parents and neighborhoods to use...

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Lady Trojans end season with two wins, playoffs begin Monday

Lady Trojans end season with two wins…

October 16, 2020 by Submitted

The Lady Trojans wrapped up their regular season with a pair of wins against Cook County 1-0 and third ranked Jeff Davis 3-1.    Cook came to town and hits were at a premium with Coffee only managing four against the Hornet hurler.  It took a sixth inning solo homer from Emily...

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Major South Georgia drug trafficker sentenced to nearly two decades in federal prison

Major South Georgia drug trafficker se…

October 14, 2020 by Submitted

A Douglas man who has alternated much of his past three decades between selling illegal drugs or serving time in prison has been sentenced to spend nearly 20 years in prison for leading a drug trafficking organization centered in Coffee County.   Wayne Jordan, 62, of Douglas, was sentenced by U.S. District Court...

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Former Douglas resident one of 13 arrested in plot to kidnap Michigan governor

Former Douglas resident one of 13 arre…

October 13, 2020 by Robert Preston

A man with ties to Douglas was one of a total of 13 arrested in Michigan for allegedly conspiring to kidnap Gov. Gretchen Whitmer over her coronavirus restrictions, according to multiple media reports.   Ty Garbin of Hartland, Michigan was one of the alleged conspirators. Media outlets in Michigan have reported that...

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Officers arrest one, seek another in death of Alma man

Officers arrest one, seek another in d…

October 8, 2020 by Staff Reports

One man has been arrested and authorities are looking for a second suspect in the death of Tuck Taylor, 47, of Alma.   Taylor was found deceased in Wayne County on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020. He had been missing since Oct. 2, 2020. The day Taylor’s body was found, GBI agents and...

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SGSC generates $68 million in local economic impact

SGSC generates $68 million in local economic impact

South Georgia State College contributed $68 million to the regional economy and was responsible for...

 

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Nurse Jenny Thompson receives DAISY Award for second quarter

Nurse Jenny Thompson receives DAISY Award for second quarter

Jenny Thompson, a registered nurse at Coffee Regional Medical Center, is the DAISY Award winner...

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Lady Trojans end season with two wins, playoffs begin Monday

Lady Trojans end season with two wins, playoffs begin Monday

The Lady Trojans wrapped up their regular season with a pair of wins against Cook...

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