GBI investigates use of force incident in Coffee…

Release: Douglas, GA (August 31, 2021) – The GBI is investigating a use of force incident between Coffee County deputies and Pernell Harris, 29, of Douglas, GA.  The preliminary information indicates that on August 25, 2021,…

Coffee Co. SR 32 reopens, traffic moved to…

Release: DOUGLAS – State Route (SR) 32 reopened late this afternoon, Monday, July 19, as traffic was shifted to the newly-constructed bridge at Seventeen Mile River east of Douglas. Georgia Department of Transportation personnel worked with…

Coffee Co: SR 32 closed at Seventeen Mile…

Release: DOUGLAS -- State Route (SR) 32 is closed until further notice at the Seventeen Mile River bridge construction site in Coffee County. Georgia Department of Transportation personnel closed the road to evaluate the detour…

Surprising way to be a better driver

Want to be a better driver? Drink coffee before you drive and listen to...rap? Those are the surprising findings of a recent study by the UK-based behavioral science consultancy CX Lab and car insurance company…

Coffee County meth dealer pleads guilty

Release: Coffee County man pleads guilty to methamphetamine distribution Federal charge could bring up to 20 years in prison BRUNSWICK, GA:  A Coffee County man faces up to 20 years in federal prison after admitting…

Operation Sandy Bottom leads to 48 arrests in…

Release: Investigation of drug trafficking conspiracy indicts 48 defendants, including three prison guards Operation targeted violent gang members in Coffee County area WAYCROSS, GA:  Nearly 50 people have been indicted in a drug trafficking investigation…