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Body Is Discovered Near Douglas Store

DOUGLAS — A body was found in a wooden area off of Highway 221 behind the Walmart store in Douglas Thursday, according to Coffee County Coroner Brandon Musgrove. The body of an unidentified adult was found around 5:40 p.m. by a citizen, Musgrove said. It appeared to...

Smoke From Swamp Fire Expected To Be Problem Until It Rains

A fire smoldering on Cowhouse Island in the Okefenokee Swamp is 98 percent contained, Susan Heisey, Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge, said Thursday afternoon. Personnel from the government will continue to patrol and monitor the fire each day, as smoke within the...

Speeders On 84 Popped

BLACKSHEAR — In an effort to crack down on high-speed traffic and reckless driving on the busily traveled Highway 84 between Wayross and Blackshear, Blackshear Police Chief Chris Wright and other law enforcement officers have been stationed on the road on “speed...

OUR LOCAL WEATHER OUTLOOK

Waycross Ware Co. GA
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humidity: 16%
wind: 5mph NW
H 88 • L 87
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THE MOST CURRENT NEWS HEADLINES

Saturday May 25, 2019

Love Story Of WWII, Untold Family Shows In A DNA Test Decades Later LUDRES, France (AP) — After decades of searching, Andre Gantois had lost hope. The retired French postal worker figured he’d likely go to his grave without ever knowing who his father was, unable to...