Dr. Ellen Drury Fitzgerald is pictured above with her husband Clay and her daughters Aubree and Asher, as she cuts the ribbon to her brand new facility, Fitzgerald Family EyeCare, located at 1329 Ocilla Highway in Douglas. Fitzgerald Family EyeCare has provided personalized optometric services, including comprehensive vision examinations, diagnosis, and treatment to patients in Douglas and the surrounding areas since 2005.

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Using grant funds from FM Global, Douglas Fire Department purchased I-Pads to track fire information accurately within the fire department. The I-Pads will be used to assist with prefire planning to efficiently collect and track data related to local community buildings. Special thanks to FM Global. L-R: (Front) Lt. Marq Roberts, Asst. Chief Casey Wright, Fire Chief Larry Wilson, Training Officer Bryson Lott, Fire Inspector Brantley Anderson L-R: (Back Row) Engineer Morgan Merritt, Engineer Johnnie Roper, Firefighter Eric Lott, Jr., Firefighter Tyler Barrs, Firefighter Ordell Foskey, Engineer Robert Beecher, Firefighter John Cooper.

The City Of Douglas Fire Department received a $3,500 fire prevention grant from FM Global, one of the world’s largest commercial property insurers.

1st Franklin Financial Corporation is proud to announce that Douglas 1 was announced as Office of the Year 2017! Here at 1st Franklin Financial we strive for excellence and great customer service.

Spencer Highsmith received the Rising Star Award from the ABAC Alumni Association at the recent Homecoming Awards luncheon at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College. On stage for the presentation were L-R: ABAC Alumni Association President Niki Vanderslice, Grace Nyhuis, Highsmith and ABAC President David Bridges.

Spencer Highsmith from Wray received the first ever Rising Star Award from the ABAC Alumni Association at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College at the recent Homecoming awards luncheon.

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The Coffee High School Trojan and Lady Trojan basketball teams advanced to the Class AAAAAA Sweet 16 of the GHSA State Playoffs this past weekend, as the Trojans took down Effingham County by a fi

SGSC’s Ellis Wester, Jr. is pictured above scoring against Atlanta Metro on Saturday in the Hawks’ 75-62 win, which was their 20th of the season.

The South Georgia State College Hawks outscored the Atlanta Metro Trailblazers 18-9 in the final eight minutes to pull away for their 20th win of the season, 75-62.

The Citizens Christian Academy Patriots basketball team won the GISA Region 2-AA Championship over the weekend, defeating Memorial Day 58-55 in the title game, and clinched a top-seed entering the


Mrs. Peggy Dawn Marsh, age 59, of Douglas, Ga., passed away on Tuesday, April 10, 2018, at her residence following an extended illness. Mrs.

Mrs. Barbara Elizabeth Jowers, age 79, passed away on Wednesday April 11, 2018, at Regency Hospital, Macon, Ga., following a brief illness.

Mrs. Waltraut Helga “Trudy” Keaveney, age 88, of Douglas, Ga., passed away on Tuesday, April 10, 2018, at CRMC.

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