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School system: Student accidentally brings gun to CMS, no harm intended

School system: Student accidentally br…

January 27, 2020 by Staff Reports

Monday morning, administration at Coffee Middle School learned that a female student had brought a loaded handgun to campus. According to Chief Chris Elrod of the Coffee County School System Police Department, the student did not know that the gun was in her belongings and there was no attempt to...

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Buddy Nobles, Irwin County High head football coach, has died

Buddy Nobles, Irwin County High head f…

January 23, 2020 by Robert Preston

Irwin County High School head football coach Buddy Nobles has died after a battle with stomach cancer.   The Irwin County School System announced Coach Nobles's passing in a Facebook post earlier today. The post, from Dr. Thad Clayton, Irwin County School Superintendent, is as follows:   "Our Coach, Buddy Nobles, has passed from...

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Optima Chemical Group receives national award

Optima Chemical Group receives nationa…

January 22, 2020 by Submitted

Optima Chemical Group LLC is pleased to announce it has been recognized for its outstanding efforts in improving environmental, health, safety and security (EHS&S) by the Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA), the leading trade association representing specialty and fine chemical manufacturers.   Optima Chemical participates in SOCMA’s ChemStewards® program that...

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Armed robbery attempt at McDonald's lands three in jail

Armed robbery attempt at McDonald's la…

January 21, 2020 by Robert Preston

The old adage goes “the best laid plans of mice and men often go awry.” Such could be said for Monday, Jan. 13, 2020, armed robbery at McDonald’s in Douglas. The poorly planned robbery ended up landing three people, including one McDonald’s employee, in jail.   Jonterria Seay, who worked at the...

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No matter who wins, a former Trojan will earn a Super Bowl ring in Miami

No matter who wins, a former Trojan wi…

January 20, 2020 by Robert Preston

No matter what happens in two weeks at Super Bowl LIV in Miami, a former Trojan will win a Super Bowl ring.   Two former Trojans, the Kansas City Chiefs’ Tyreek Hill and the San Francisco 49ers’ Kentavious Street, will face off against each other in the NFL’s biggest game. Most people...

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Video: Good Samaritans rescue child found on busy highway

Video: Good Samaritans rescue child fo…

January 19, 2020 by Robert Preston

A few good Samaritans saved the life of a child whom they found on a busy state highway on Sunday. The incident happened on Sunday afternoon when several individuals riding in a Chrysler 300 found a small child in the middle of the Fitzgerald Highway at the intersection of Pine Forest...

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School system: Student accidentally brings gun to CMS, no harm intended

School system: Student accidentally brings gun to CMS, no harm intended

Monday morning, administration at Coffee Middle School learned that a female student had brought a...

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Hurst & Hurst CPAs signs on as Chamber annual event Gold Sponsor

Hurst & Hurst CPAs signs on as Chamber annual event Gold Sponsor

Hurst & Hurst is pleased to announce its presence at the Chamber of Commerce’s signature...

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Trojans hire passing specialist as offensive coordinator

Trojans hire passing specialist as offensive coordinator

The Coffee County School System has hired Jeff Hammond, former head coach at Spalding County...