Local eight-year old Jarom Waldron (left) was diagnosed with a rare condition called Salt-Wasting Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia when he was just 10 days old but that hasn’t stopped him from being an Honor Roll student at West Green Elementary and a multi-sport athlete. Jarom and his family are fighting to raise awareness for the condition. Pictured above are Jarom, his siblings Kassidy, Brody and Landon, his mother and father Chris and Amber, and State Representative Dominic LaRiccia.

General Coffee State Park located at 46 John Coffee Rd. offers tourists a chance to experience the Pioneer Harvest Festival (November), interaction with farm animals, hiking, canoeing, and other activities throughout the year.

The Douglas-Coffee County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting to celebrate the grand opening of The Learning Coop on Tuesday, May 9, with a large gathering of fellow educators, parents, students, family and friends along with city, county and state officials. The Learning Coop is located ata 1380 West Baker Highway and signup is now underway for a variety of summer camps.

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State Representative Domninic LaRiccia
(R-Douglas)

State Representative Dominic LaRiccia (R-Douglas) today announced that House Bill 247 was signed into law by Governor Nathan Deal on Monday, May 8, 2017. This legislation, sponsored by Rep.

Local eight-year old Jarom Waldron (left) was diagnosed with a rare condition called Salt-Wasting Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia when he was just 10 days old but that hasn’t stopped him from being an Honor Roll student at West Green Elementary and a multi-sport athlete. Jarom and his family are fighting to raise awareness for the condition. Pictured above are Jarom, his siblings Kassidy, Brody and Landon, his mother and father Chris and Amber, and State Representative Dominic LaRiccia.

A straight-A Honor Roll student. A multi-sport athlete. An avid ATV rider, outdoorsman and Boy Scout. All of these things perfectly describe eight-year old Coffee County native Jarom Waldron.

General Coffee State Park located at 46 John Coffee Rd. offers tourists a chance to experience the Pioneer Harvest Festival (November), interaction with farm animals, hiking, canoeing, and other activities throughout the year.

Tourists come to Georgia for a variety of reasons whether it is looking to escape to the mountains, to our beaches, or to enjoy small town life.

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Sports

Citizen Christian Academy Lady Patriot Joni McKinion won the GISA Class AA State Title in the 300-meter hurdles over the weekend at Hugh Mills Stadium in Albany at the GISA Track & Field State

The Citizens Christian Academy Patriot baseball team have won their first Region 2-AA Championship since 2010 after finishing a perfect 8-0 in region play.

The Citizens Christian Academy Patriot baseball team have won their first Region 2-AA Championship since 2010 after finishing a perfect 8-0 in region play.

Obituaries

Lamar Talmadge Jackson, 79, of Tifton passed away Sunday, March 26, 2017, at Tift Regional Medical Center. His funeral service was held at 11:00 a.m.

Mrs. Lorene “Tince” Wright, age 91, of Douglas, Ga., passed away late Monday evening, March 20, 2017, at Shady Acres Health & Rehabilitation following an extended illness.

Mrs. Roselyn Hall Williams, age 90, of Douglas, Georgia, passed away on Sunday, March 26, 2017, at home following a brief illness. She was born on January 10, 1927.

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