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Lee defeats Coffee 28-21 in overtime to win 2017 6A state championship

Lee defeats Coffee 28-21 in overtime t…

December 16, 2017 by Robert Preston

  In a guest editorial that appeared in The Denver Post over a year and a half ago, Douglas Groothuis described football in the following terms: “For Americans, ‘football’ involves men in elaborate and expensive exoskeletons who try to run or kick an oblong object into their opponents’ end zone. This...

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Douglas native receives prestigious award from Georgia Cotton Commission

Douglas native receives prestigious aw…

December 13, 2017 by Staff Reports

  According to a story posted on agfax.com, Andrew Sawyer, a native of Douglas who now works as an Agriculture and Natural Resources Agent in Wilcox County, received the Senior King Cotton Award from the Georgia Cotton Commission. He was given the award at the 2017 Georgia Association of County Agricultural...

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GHSA denies Coffee's appeals, state title game will be played at Lee County

GHSA denies Coffee's appeals, state ti…

December 12, 2017 by Robert Preston

  For two days, Dr. Morris Leis, superintendent of the Coffee County School System, pled the system’s case to the Georgia High School Association (GHSA) regarding the location Friday’s state championship football game. After filing a protest and multiple appeals, the GHSA refused to change the decision it made in the...

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CCSO release additional information, charges on escapee, accomplice captured in North Carolina

CCSO release additional information, c…

December 11, 2017 by Submitted

A man who walked off from a Coffee County Jail work detail Friday is back behind bars following a short-lived escape plan hatched with the assistance of his girlfriend. 50-year-old Donald Dewayne Davis had been incarcerated at the jail since July 2017, on multiple drug charges and a probation violation. He...

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The state championship game has been postponed -- now what?

The state championship game has been p…

December 9, 2017 by Robert Preston

  Now that the Georgia High School Association has postponed the state championship football game between the Coffee Trojans and the Lee County Trojans (along with several other games), what comes next? At the moment, the game is scheduled for next Friday at 8 p.m. in Lee County – a venue...

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Three Trojans headline All Region selections

Three Trojans headline All Region sele…

December 7, 2017 by Robert Preston

On the eve of the Coffee Trojans' first appearance in a state football championship game, the Region 1-6A All Region teams have been released. And three Trojans top the list. Quarterback Wade Sumner has been named Offensive Player of the Year while defensive lineman Derrick Newton was named Defensive Player...

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Sheriff's Office offer tips on how to protect yourself from phone scams

Sheriff's Office offer tips on how to protect yourself from phone scams

The Coffee County Sheriff's Office generally receives multiple reports daily from citizens regarding suspected telephone...

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Douglas Kiwanis Club news

Douglas Kiwanis Club news

Veronica Crockett, Director and Kesha Taylor, Assistant Director of E-911 were the speakers at the...

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Lee defeats Coffee 28-21 in overtime to win 2017 6A state championship

Lee defeats Coffee 28-21 in overtime to win 2017 6A state championship

  In a guest editorial that appeared in The Denver Post over a year and a...

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