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Friday Jul 18 | 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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Related Topix: Douglas, GA

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

Wed Jul 09, 2014

WTOC-TV Savannah

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Douglas firefighters battled numerous suspicious fires recently. Douglas Fire Department worked four fires on North Madison Street, Franklin Street, Gordon Street, and June Street all night.

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Related Topix: Douglas, GA, Fire

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Bryan County News

Community announcements for July 8

Prayer breakfast - The September Birth Month Committee members of Bryan Neck Missionary Baptist Church, Richmond Hill, will host their second "Prayer Breakfast Fundraiser" beginning at 9 a.m. today at the church.

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Related Topix: Bryan County, GA, Richmond Hill, GA, Broxton, GA, Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens

WALB-TV Albany

Douglas officials investigate multiple fires, arson suspected

Douglas firefighters battled numerous suspicious fires recently, and arson seems to be the cause.

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Related Topix: Douglas, GA, Fire

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Bryan County News

Community announcements for July 2

RH Lions Club sets broom sale: The Richmond Hill Lions Club will have a broom sale at Kroger, located in Richmond Hill on Ford Ave , from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, July 26, and possibly until 6 p.m. Brooms on sale include whisk, child, house, heavy duty and garage, as well as mops.

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Related Topix: Libraries, Bryan County, GA, Richmond Hill, GA, Broxton, GA, Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Sandy Springs Neighbor

Officials credit strategic plan for bringing new industries

Douglas County's recent success at attracting new industries and hundreds of new jobs, two county officials said last week.

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Related Topix: Douglas County, GA, Lithia Springs, GA, Douglasville, GA, Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, Douglas, GA

Thu Jun 26, 2014

Bryan County News

Community announcements for June 25

Canaan Missionary Baptist Church of Richmond Hill will celebrate its "Family and Friends Day" at 5 p.m. Sunday.

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Related Topix: Bryan County, GA, Richmond Hill, GA, Broxton, GA, Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens

Wed Jun 25, 2014

Sandy Springs Neighbor

Keurig move will help shift tax burden from homeowners, commissioner says

A nationally-known coffee company's selection of Lithia Springs for a manufacturing facility represents a major job creation event in Douglas County and will help shift the burden of funding county government from homeowners, a commissioner said.

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Related Topix: Lithia Springs, GA, Douglas County, GA, Nathan Deal, US Governors, Douglas, GA

WALB-TV Albany

VPD seeking arrest warrants for suspect in Walmart robbery

A new warrant issued in Cobb County claims that Justin Ross Harris went from his office to his car, placed something in it, shut the door, and went back into the office-- as his child baked inside.

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Related Topix: Cobb County, GA, Lowndes County, GA, Valdosta, GA

Tue Jun 24, 2014

WALB-TV Albany

Single mom needs help to recover from fire

Deanna Selph's mobile home in Broxton was destroyed by fire last Thursday. The single mother, her daughter and her autistic son are okay, but they don't have much left.

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Related Topix: Fire, Broxton, GA

WALB-TV Albany

Young child drowns in Douglas

It happened on Sunday, June 22nd. According to a report, Douglas Police responded to a home on Karen Lane.

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