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Warnock defeats Walker, returns to Washington for six more years

Warnock defeats Walker, returns to Was…

December 7, 2022 by Staff Reports

By Ross Williams/The Georgia Recorder www.georgiarecorder.com     Democratic U.S. Sen. Raphael Warnock will return to Washington to represent Georgia for the next six years after winning his Senate runoff Tuesday, handing Senate Democrats a coveted 51st seat. The Associated Press called the race at 10:26 p.m. Tuesday. By early Wednesday morning, Warnock had 51.3%...

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Alleged con Carelock cashes checks for mythical machinery

Alleged con Carelock cashes checks for…

December 5, 2022 by Kristen Kitchens

A Coffee County man was indicted 14 times by a grand jury last month for allegedly conning multiple individuals by selling numerous pieces of John Deere equipment that they never received and that he did not own. According to the indictments, the defendant, Corey James Carelock, obtained over $165,000 in...

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A cell phone and a TPO violation allegedly lead to domestic dispute, one arrest

A cell phone and a TPO violation alleg…

December 2, 2022 by Kristen Kitchens

Trent Canady, 28, is facing more than 20 years in prison after he allegedly assaulted a woman by beating her with a pole, ripping her hair extensions out of her scalp, and striking her on the head. In a twist in the case, the victim admitted that she was not...

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16 cases on the last Superior Court trial week of the year

16 cases on the last Superior Court tr…

December 2, 2022 by Kristen Kitchens

Sixteen individuals with charges in Coffee County are ready to stand trial next week during the Superior Court of Coffee County’s last criminal trial week of the year. The majority of the defendants on the calendar are charged with drug offenses, while others face burglary, aggravated battery, and aggravated assault.      The...

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School system police officer arrested, charged for allegedly breaking into cars

School system police officer arrested…

November 29, 2022 by Kristen Kitchens

The Coffee County Board of Education police officer Chad Odum has been arrested on eight felony counts after police say he was seen on surveillance video entering autos at a local dealership. He resigned from the school system's police department in the early stages of the investigation prior to being...

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Judge sentences Justin Anderson to 18 months confinement in connection with Vann Brown's death

Judge sentences Justin Anderson to 18 …

November 28, 2022 by Kristen Kitchens

Last Tuesday morning, Judge Kelly Brooks sentenced Justin Anderson to a year and a half in confinement for his convictions of tampering with evidence and making a false statement to law enforcement in the death of Vann Brown. As previously reported, Anderson was acquitted on charges of malice murder, felony...

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Man arrested after allegedly assaulting woman with 12-year-old in the home

Man arrested after allegedly assaulting woman with 12-year-old in the home

A man who allegedly assaulted a female with her 12-year-old child in the home is...

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Wiregrass honors Radiologic Technology students

Wiregrass honors Radiologic Technology students

Wiregrass Georgia Technology College held an Award Ceremony recognizing outstanding Radiologic Technology students.  Wiregrass President...

Sports

Hawks defeat Florida Gateway, Hart named GCAA Player of the Week

Hawks defeat Florida Gateway, Hart named GCAA Player of the Week

South Georgia State College’s men’s basketball team pulled away in the second half Saturday afternoon...