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A high price was paid for the land you and I live on today. Many of us are aware that Native Americas were moved off their land by the government, but the price for this land also involved a violent execution -- the details of which make an interesting tale. At one time Douglas County was pa… Read more

Mrs. Ima Jean Dukes, age 72, of Douglasville, Georgia passed a…

Mr. Ray Griffin, 72, of Carrollton, Georgia, passed away on Thursday afternoon, July 19, 2018. He was born January 21, 1946, in Carrollton, Georgia, the son of Doris Eugene Griffin and the late Moville Victoria Griffin.

Wilburn Wayne (Sandy) Payton Jr. of Douglasville, Georgia, passed away on July 17, 2018. Sandy was born on January 16, 1948, to the late Wayne and Mary Jo Riggs Payton of Carrollton, Georgia.

Mrs. Sheila Jane Sheets, 66, of Whitesburg, Georgia, passed away Thursday, July 19, 2018.

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The Douglasville Police Department released this video of a high-speed police chase. The chase started after a person in a silver SUV entered a vehicle at the RaceTrac on Highway 5 Sunday at 11:55 a.m. and stole the woman's purse while she pumped gas. Capt. Brad Stafford said the woman calle…

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The Douglasville Police Department released this video of a felony entering auto at the Murphy Oil on Thornton Road at 10:30 a.m. Sunday and stole a woman's purse while she pumped gas. Police believe the same suspect committed a similar crime at the RaceTrac on Highway 5 around 11:55 a.m. Su…

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Dozens of people came to witness 1,000 clocks chime at noon on March 12, 2016 at Champ's Clock Shop in Douglasville. Jeff Champion rang the Big Bell and told visitors about its history as clocks chimed. This was the 10th year of the Chimes of 1,000 Clocks.

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Douglas County District Attorney Brian Fortner said Saturday his office is working to see if this surveillance video taken the night a security guard was killed by a sheriff’s deputy can be enhanced to determine what happened leading up to the shooting. Bobby Daniels, a CNN security guard, w…