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  1. Douglas sales tax renewal could raise $164 million for schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2015 | Sandy Springs Neighbor

    In anticipation of the March 1 vote, Douglas County School System officials have been planning a list of projects to be funded with a continuation of a special purpose local option sales tax since spring. ESPLOST V will continue a current 1 percent sales tax to provide up to $164 million over five years for school system projects.

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  2. Teams in state playoffsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2015 | The Coastal Courier

    ... Glynn County in the first round. In the first round of the GRPA District 2 tournament, the team traveled Nov. 30 to Douglas, to take on the Coffee County All-Stars and won 19-13 in overtime. In GRPA second-round action Dec. 5 in Waycross, the Mite ...

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  3. Veteran Coach Finally Gets Head Position He's Dreamed OfRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2015 | The Greenville Sun

    Seven or eight years ago, Jerry Odom was the head coach at Coffee County High School in Douglas, Ga., when he decided to take his kids on trips to South Atlantic Conference football games. "The stadium was nice, they had a great indoor facility, such a neat campus," Odom remembered.

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  4. Douglas taxpayers to see no property tax increase in 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2015 | Sandy Springs Neighbor

    Douglas County residents will not see an increase in property tax rates during 2016 to fund the recently approved county budget, officials said. The budget will take effect when a new fiscal year begins Jan. 1. The Douglas County Board of Commissioners voted unanimously in favor of the budget Dec. 1. According to information provided by Finance Director Jennifer Hallman, the maintenance and operation millage rate decreased from 12.153 in 2014 to 11.809 in 2015.

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  5. Former JU assistant Jerry Odom hired as Tusculum College's football coachRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2015 | The Florida Times-Union

    ... Football League's Philadelphia Soul from 2008-09. He went 22-12 as the head coach at Coffee County High School in Douglas, Ga., from 2005-07. Odom also has worked as an assistant coach at Florida (2000-02) and East Carolina (2003-05). Odom replaces ...

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  6. Lee Road bridge in Douglas to be dedicated to Capt. Herb EmoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2015 | Sandy Springs Neighbor

    A dedication ceremony for Douglas County's Lee Road bridge over Interstate 20 in honor and memory of legendary traffic reporter Capt. Herb Emory is scheduled as part of Emory's annual Toys for Tots Drive this Saturday, Dec. 12, county officials said.

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  7. One person was injured after taking a curve too fast in Douglas, Ga.Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2015 | WALB-TV Albany

    64-year-old Johnnie Floyd was driving down Clough Blvd. around 11:50 p.m. Saturday when he took a curve going too fast. Floyd's vehicle ran off the opposite side of the road, went off an embankment and landed on the passenger side in a creek.

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  8. Man shot and killed at Douglas recreation centerRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2015 | WALB-TV Albany

    ... 12:32 a.m. Upon arrival, officials were advised someone had been shot. The victim was 19-year-old Gabriel Demetrius Douglas. EMS then reported to the scene and transported Douglas victim to Coffee Regional Medical Center, where he died of his ...

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  9. Per father, Louisville QB Will Gardner to transferRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2015 | MSNBC

    ... ACL, the first coming as a true freshman in 2012. Gardner, a three-star quarterback coming out of high school in Douglas, Ga., did not play at all this season even as his father pronounced him 100-percent healthy. Freshman Lamar Jackson has emerged ...

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  10. UofL quarterback Will Gardner transferringRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2015 | WAVE-TV Louisville

    ... take a snap this season. Provided he graduates from UofL, he could be eligible immediately at another school. The Douglas, Georgia, native redshirted at UofL in 2012 and was Teddy Bridgewater's backup in 2013, completing 8 of his 12 passes for two ...

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  11. Three new cases of rabies reported in Douglas CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2015 | Sandy Springs Neighbor

    Douglas County Animal Services is reporting three new cases of rabies in wild animals in November, and is urging the public to have their pet dogs and cats vaccinated to protect them from the disease, county spokesman Wes Tallon said today. A fox tested positive Nov. 6 after it bit a human on Copper Ridge Drive off Post Road.

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  12. Coffee Co. traffic stops produce four arrestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2015 | WALB-TV Albany

    On Saturday, November 21st, Douglas-Coffee HEAT Unit officers stopped a vehicle on Harper Lane, outside Douglas. Officers discovered scales and methamphetamine in the vehicle, DCDU was notified.

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  13. Four arrested in Coffee Co. drug raidRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2015 | WALB-TV Albany

    After several complaints from citizens, The Douglas-Coffee County Drug Unit decided to see what was going on Larry Burkes' house in the Satilla River Hills Community. Late Friday afternoon, DCDU detectives and K-9 officers searched the home of the state probationer.

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  14. 1 killed in I-10 collisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2015 | Washington County News

    ... to reports, the trailer was still partially in the roadway. Parker and his companion, Roy Lamar Parker, 47, of Douglas, Georgia, were attempting to make repairs to the trailer's right rear side. Nancy Kathleen McQuinn, 70, of Box Elder, South ...

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  15. Arrest made in Coffee Co. double murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2015 | WALB-TV Albany

    ... The arrest comes one day after the deaths of Meghan Bowen, 33, and James Harden, 39 at a home on Meadowbrook Lane in Douglas. 7 comments

  16. Mother speaks about new Douglas memorial garden for son, bullyingRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2015 | Sandy Springs Neighbor

    ... plans were initiated for a second gymnasium on the site where the garden was located. Rivarde, who still resides in Douglas County, expressed gratitude to Principal Sean Kelly, administrators and students for including a new garden in plans for the ...

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  17. Lithia leads Douglas schools to 12 percent graduation rate increaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2015 | Sandy Springs Neighbor

    A major increase in Lithia Springs High School's graduation rate helped Douglas County increase its overall graduation rate more than 12 percent in one year. The graduation rate was 88.2 percent in 2015 countywide, up from 75.6 percent in 2014, school system officials said. 1 comment

  18. 1 killed in I-10 collisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2015 | Washington County News

    ... to reports, the trailer was still partially in the roadway. Parker and his companion, Roy Lamar Parker, 47, of Douglas, Georgia, were attempting to make repairs to the trailer's right rear side. Nancy Kathleen McQuinn, 70, of Box Elder, South ...

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  19. 1 killed in I-10 collision Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2015 | Washington County News

    ... to reports, the trailer was still partially in the roadway. Parker and his companion, Roy Lamar Parker, 47, of Douglas, Georgia, were attempting to make repairs to the trailer's right rear side. Nancy Kathleen McQuinn, 70, of Box Elder, South ...

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  20. Mother speaks about new Douglas memorial garden for son, efforts against bullyingRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2015 | Sandy Springs Neighbor

    ... plans were initiated for a second gymnasium on the site where the garden was located. Rivarde, who still resides in Douglas County, expressed gratitude to Principal Sean Kelly, administrators and students for including a new garden in plans for the ...

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