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One-month-old girl seriously injured in domestic assault

One-month-old girl seriously injured i…

August 14, 2019 by Staff Reports

A Coffee County man is being held on aggravated battery charges after allegedly assaulting a Broxton woman and her one-month old daughter, who was transported to Savannah with serious injuries following the alleged attack.   According to a press release issued by the Coffee County Sheriff’s Office, an officer with the Broxton...

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Douglas resident and cartel-connected illegal among those sentenced for drug trafficking

Douglas resident and cartel-connected …

August 13, 2019 by Submitted

Two drug traffickers, including an illegal alien with ties to a Mexican drug cartel, will spend more than a decade in federal prison after sentencing in a methamphetamine conspiracy.   Ricardo Santana-Hernandez, a/k/a “Richard Hernandez,” a/k/a “Armond,” a/k/a “Armani,” 32, of C’daltimairano, Guerroro, Mexico, was sentenced to 135 months in prison, and Ryon...

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Funeral services for former city manager, mayor Jackie Wilson set for Saturday, August 10

Funeral services for former city manag…

August 9, 2019 by Staff Reports

Former Douglas mayor Jackie Wilson, age 82, of Douglas, passed away on Tuesday August 6, 2019 at St. Vincent’s Riverside Hospital in Jacksonville, Florida. Mrs. Wilson was born on June 14, 1937 in Atkinson County, the daughter of the late Seaborn Bunyon Lastinger and Florence Lanell Smith Lastinger.   The impact that...

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Victim in stable condition, suspect apprehended following Tuesday night shooting

Victim in stable condition, suspect ap…

August 6, 2019 by Robert Preston

A 70-year-old female is recovering from a gunshot wound after a domestic dispute took a sinister turn Tuesday night.   According to a statement from the Douglas Police Department, a 66-year-old male entered a residence on Hollywood Drive to see a 66-year-old female with whom he had a relationship. Shortly after arriving...

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GBI investigating Saturday night shooting in Oak Park

GBI investigating Saturday night shoot…

August 6, 2019 by Staff Reports

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is spearheading an investigation into a shooting that took place in the Oak Park community Saturday night.   On Saturday, August 3, 2019, at approximately 7:50 p.m., the Coffee County Sheriff’s Department was dispatched to shots fired at 369 Poplar Street.  Officers arrived on the scene and...

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Grand Jury indicts city employee, two others on bribery charges

Grand Jury indicts city employee, two …

August 2, 2019 by Robert Preston

Last week, the Coffee County Grand Jury indicted three individuals, including the Douglas city cemetery manager, on bribery charges.   The Grand Jury met on Thursday, July 25, 2019, and made its decision. The indictments remained sealed until Thursday, Aug. 1, 2019, when Judge Andy Spivey opened the indictments in Superior Court.   According...

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One-month-old girl seriously injured in domestic assault

One-month-old girl seriously injured in domestic assault

A Coffee County man is being held on aggravated battery charges after allegedly assaulting a...

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Police, fire and other agencies host National Night Out Against Crime

Police, fire and other agencies host National Night Out Against Crime

Police, fire and other agencies host National Night Out Against Crime The City of Douglas Police...

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Stingrays win state championship for fourth time in six years

Stingrays win state championship for fourth time in six years

For the fourth time in six years, the Douglas Stingrays are state champions. The Stingrays...

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