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Only one case out of the fourteen ready for trial will be heard by a Coffee County jury this week, with the other defendants either pleading guilty or having their cases continued to the next calendar. The state's case against James Gregory Burch on two counts of aggravated assault will be heard Tuesday in Superior Court of Coffee County.
The GBI is investigating an officer involved shooting in Irwin County. The Irwin County Sheriff's Office asked the GBI to conduct an independent investigation on September 23, 2022, at 2:25 p.m. One man was shot and has died. No deputies were injured during this incident. Preliminary information indicates that Irwin...
Raffensperger to replace Coffee County election equipment, end distraction for local election officials
Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger has announced that his office is replacing the election equipment in Coffee County following the unauthorized access to the equipment that former Coffee County election officials allowed in violation of Georgia law. "To allay the fears being stoked by perennial election deniers and conspiracy...
The current path of Hurricane Ian, which strengthened into a hurricane on Monday afternoon, is set to move through parts of Georgia on Thursday, with Coffee County possibly being impacted by high-speed winds and several inches of rain. Forecasters are expecting Ian to develop into a Category 4 hurricane by the time it reaches the Florida coast, with winds potentially reaching 160 mph.