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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Mr. Charlton “C.W.” Walker Deen, age 60, of Douglas, Ga., passed away on Tuesday, April 4, 2017, at Coffee Regional Medical Center following a brief illness. Mr.

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.

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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

Mr. Jackie Merritt, age 75 of Willacoochee, Ga. passed away Monday, April 3, 2017 at Coffee Regional Medical Center in Douglas, Ga. following an extended illness.

Mrs. Mary Ann Williams, age 86 of Pearson, Ga., passed away Tuesday, April 4, 2017.
Mary Ann was born in Americus, Ga., to Alma and Arnold Schmidt.

Mrs. Margie Ann Thornton Barnett, 54, of Douglas, Ga., passed away Thursday morning, March 30, 2017, at the Coffee Regional Medical Center.

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