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Love triangle results in alleged beating with metal pipe

Love triangle results in alleged beati…

September 30, 2022 by Kristen Kitchens

A doomed love triangle resulted in an alleged beating with a metal pipe and four individuals in jail on aggravated battery charges. The attack, according to the victim, was a set-up by Candice Kirkland, a woman he claimed to have an affair with while she was engaged to one of...

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Victim reports crime, also gets arrested

Victim reports crime, also gets arrest…

September 29, 2022 by Kristen Kitchens

The victim of a crime found himself in jail after he called 911 to report someone attempting to break into his home.     According to a report from the  Coffee County Sheriff’s Office, on September 23, a sergeant was dispatched to a residence on Highway 221 North about a person breaking a...

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Raffensperger to replace Coffee County election equipment, end distraction for local election officials

Raffensperger to replace Coffee County…

September 26, 2022 by Submitted

Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger has announced that his office is replacing the election equipment in Coffee County following the unauthorized access to the equipment that former Coffee County election officials allowed in violation of Georgia law.     "To allay the fears being stoked by perennial election deniers and conspiracy theorists...

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Two local healthcare professionals sentenced for ‘drug trafficking conspiracy' 

Two local healthcare professionals sen…

September 23, 2022 by Staff Reports

Two healthcare professionals, Wandle Keith Butler and Bridgett Stephanie Taylor, were recently sentenced after pleading guilty to their participation in a "drug trafficking conspiracy" that occurred at practices owned and managed by Dr. Wallace Steve Anderson. Dr. Anderson, who pleaded guilty in July, faces up to 5 years in prison...

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SWAT brought in to assist in Pearson standoff



SWAT brought in to assist in Pearson s…

September 20, 2022 by Kristen Kitchens

Last week, the Waycross Police Department SWAT team assisted the Pearson Police Department in a standoff with a man who barricaded himself inside a home "with several firearms" for close to seven hours. Officials with the agency reported that the suspect, 39-year-old Mauricio Moreno, allegedly fired multiple rounds from an...

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Fairuza Hagains, 17, missing for nearly two weeks

Fairuza Hagains, 17, missing for nearl…

September 19, 2022 by Kristen Kitchens

The family of Fairuza Hagains, 17, are continuing to seek answers in her disappearance that occurred almost two weeks ago. As of Monday afternoon, Fairuza's family "had very few clues" about her whereabouts, but fear she may have been picked up by someone she met online.     According to a release by the...

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Love triangle results in alleged beating with metal pipe

Love triangle results in alleged beating with metal pipe

A doomed love triangle resulted in an alleged beating with a metal pipe and four...

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Sgt. Miguel Contreras passes after battle with cancer

Sgt. Miguel Contreras passes after battle with cancer

Sgt. Miguel Contreras, a dedicated employee of the Coffee County Sheriff’s Office for almost ten...

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JV Trojans storm Martin Stadium, defeat JV Vikings 7-6

JV Trojans storm Martin Stadium, defeat JV Vikings 7-6

The Coffee Trojans and Lowndes Vikings junior varsity squads fought to a draw for 38...