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...

May 25, 2019

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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...

Friday May 24, 2019

Drink ’Til Full, Get Some More In These Temps By MYRA THRIFT, Staff Writer The extreme heat that has taken hold across the Southeast in recent days may hang around for up to two weeks, say local officials who are asking everyone to take precautions against heat...

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...