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12 hrs ago | WALB-TV Albany

Douglas DQ grill catches fire

The Dairy Queen in Douglas closed after a grease fire flared up in their cooking appliances.

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Related Topix: Fire, Douglas, GA

Wed Jul 30, 2014

The Macon Telegraph

Midstate college leaders support sexual assault bill

The proposed legislation, which would require colleges to survey students about the issue of sexual assault on campus, would bring more awareness to the issue and help colleges increase prevention efforts, local campus leaders say.

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Related Topix: University of Georgia Georgia College, Milledgeville, GA, Baldwin County, GA, Mercer University, Pearson, GA, Atkinson County, GA, Douglas, GA

Sandy Springs Neighbor

Douglas County gives majority of votes to Perdue, Buck, Morgan

Douglas voters gave David Perdue 58 percent of their votes in the July 22 primary election runoff to help him defeat U.S. Rep. Jack Kingston for one of Georgia's two U.S. Senate seats.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Jack Kingston, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Douglas, GA, Douglas County, GA, Georgia, Cobb County, GA, Austell, GA

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Tifton Gazette

Carhartt Bassmaster team championship to air on ESPNU

Lake Chatuge in Hiawassee and Young Harris might be a bit far for supporters of ABAC's national championship contender fishing team to travel this week, but television cameras will be there.

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Related Topix: Hiawassee, GA, Towns County, GA, Young Harris, GA, Willacoochee, GA, The National, Entertainment, Television

Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Macon Telegraph

Ex-secretary for Douglas prosecutor indicted

Tammie Agan was indicted Friday on 34 felony charges of making a false statement or writing and 24 misdemeanor counts of theft by taking.

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Related Topix: Douglas, GA

Fri Jul 25, 2014

MyFoxAtlanta

UGA seeking vice president for instruction

Hundreds of protesters on either side of the war in Gaza faced off on a busy downtown Atlanta street Friday, chanting and waving signs or flags.

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Related Topix: Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, Douglas, GA, Douglas County, GA, Athens, GA, Clarke County, GA

MyFoxAtlanta

Gunman robs Athens sex shop, assaults customer

Hundreds of protesters on either side of the war in Gaza faced off on a busy downtown Atlanta street Friday, chanting and waving signs or flags.

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Related Topix: Athens, GA, Clarke County, GA, Douglas, GA, Douglas County, GA

MyFoxAtlanta

Georgia man dies while snorkeling off Key Largo

Hundreds of protesters on either side of the war in Gaza faced off on a busy downtown Atlanta street Friday, chanting and waving signs or flags.

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Related Topix: Georgia, Douglas, GA, Douglas County, GA

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Patch.com

Douglas County, Metro Atlanta See Rise in Jobless Rate

The unemployment rose for the second straight month in metro Atlanta, rising four-tenths of a point in June, according to labor force estimates released by the Georgia Department of Labor.

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Related Topix: Douglas County, GA, Douglas, GA

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Tifton Gazette

Police Report for July 24

TIFTON POLICE DEPT. Idalia Banda, 31, 13 Gene Lane, was charged Thursday with driving without a valid license and missing or defective headlights.

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Related Topix: Tifton, GA, Tift County, GA, Douglas, GA, Decatur, GA, Dekalb County, GA, Willacoochee, GA

Fri Jul 18, 2014

WALB-TV Albany

Broxton woman wins $1K per week game

At 1:00PM, a public service will be held on Friday for Alice Coachman Davis, the first black woman to win an Olympic gold medal.

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Related Topix: Broxton, GA, Dougherty County, GA, Albany, GA, Lowndes County, GA, Valdosta, GA

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Sandy Springs Neighbor

Keurig to host jobs fair for Douglas facility

Keurig Green Mountain recently announced its newest manufacturing facility to be located in Douglas County.

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Related Topix: Douglas, GA, Douglas County, GA, Douglasville, GA

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Sandy Springs Neighbor

Official: Douglas schools improve, still face challenges on CRCT

Douglas County students continued to improve in most areas of the recent Criterion Referenced Competency Test but still must work to equal the state average in some areas, a county school official said.

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Related Topix: Douglas, GA

Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

Cop Tries to Shoot Dog, Plugs Kid Instead. Police Use of Passive Voice Ensues.

Armed robber shoots police officer. Police officers track suspect down to a trailer park.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

WALB-TV Albany

Deputy who shot 10-year-old identified; more charges on suspects

George Jacob Moree bonded out of the Worth County jail Friday, soon after was booked on vehicular homicide, seat belt, reckless driving, open container, and DUI charges.

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Related Topix: Worth County, GA, Broxton, GA

WALB-TV Albany

Officials release name of deputy who shot 10-year-old

Investigators have released the name of a Coffee County deputy who shot a 10-year-old boy while working to capture a wanted man.

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Related Topix: Broxton, GA

Sat Jul 12, 2014

Examiner.com

10-year-old Coffee County boy shot by police as deputy fires at dog

A 10-year-old Douglas, Georgia boy was shot by a county deputy during the arrest of a suspect in a case where a dog was also involved.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

WALB-TV Albany

Sheriff: 10-year-old shot by deputy during capture of suspect

Coffee County Sheriff Doyle Wooten confirmed late Thursday night that a 10-year-old boy was shot while investigators stormed the scene where they said the suspect in a shooting case was hiding out.

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Related Topix: Douglas, GA

WALB-TV Albany

Shot officer identified and released, manhunt still underway for suspect

For the second time in the last several days, the Albany Civic Center has been the victim of thieves.

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Related Topix: Douglas, GA, Lowndes County, GA, Valdosta, GA, Grady County, GA

WTOC-TV Savannah

Manhunt underway for Douglas cop shooter

A manhunt is underway in Coffee County for a gunman wanted for shooting a Douglas Police officer overnight.

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Related Topix: Douglas, GA

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