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The public will have an opportunity to weigh-in on a proposed 2017 county budget during a public hearing set for Tuesday at 10 a.m. during the regularly scheduled meeting of the Douglas County Board of Commissioners in Citizens' Hall. Read more

After two years of planning, design and negotiations, a portion of a 113-mile natural gas pipeline is being installed in Carroll County.

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Immediately following his team’s latest win, Douglas County coach Chet Forsh was escorted to mid court by his players. Read more

Loaded with more teams and talent than ever, the Eagle Invitational featured a strong local flavor and a smooth two-day run over the weekend at Mount Zion High School.

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Bubble tea is taking Douglasville by storm. Read more

In August 1906, the Georgia General Assembly had been in session for a few days. One morning Dr. Thomas R. Whitley, the representative for Douglas County, walked into the Georgia Capital, entering the House chamber at 9:45 a.m. Read more

By Ken Denney

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Joel Strawn, 85, of Winston, died Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016. Visi…

Mr. Robert McDonald “Donnie” Ashley, age 59, of Carrollton passed away Tuesday November 22, 2016, after an extended battle with cancer.

Mrs. Elsie Mae Capes Hardegree, age 86, of Carrollton, Georgia, passed away on Thursday night, December 1, 2016. She was born March 10, 1930, in Carroll County, Georgia, the daughter of the late Henry Capes and the late Viola Suddeth Capes.

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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…