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One week removed from a disappointing 17-7 loss at Delta State, the University of West Georgia football team bounced back in a big way on Saturday to put on a homecoming show for its fan base. Read more

Visitation and funeral service for Mrs. Evelyn Margaret Barrett Gibbs, 98, will be Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017, at Rainwater Funeral Home in Bowdon, Georgia. Visitation will be 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. (Eastern time), with the funeral service at 3 p.m. (Eastern time) with Dr. Barry Cosper and the Rev. T.J. Morgan officiating.

Carolyn Raye Fincher Ledbetter of Muscadine, Alabama, passed away Thursday, September 21, 2017, in a local health facility. She was born in Bremen, October 19, 1937, daughter of the late Isaac Joe Fincher and Sara Elizabeth Boggs Fincher.

Mr. Kenneth Lamar Ledbetter, age 69, of Temple, passed away Thursday, September 21, 2017. He was born April 19, 1948, in Atlanta, the son of the late Mr. Ernest William Ledbetter and the late Mrs. Lorraine Donaldson Ledbetter Glover.

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Where should a new SPLOST funded Senior Center go?

There has been controversy over where a new $5.6 million Senior Center should be built with commissioners in districts 1 (Henry Mitchell) and 2 (Kelly Robinson) representing the northern and eastern sides of the county advocating for a location next to a fire station in Lithia Springs. District 4 Commissioner Ann Jones Guider wants it located in her district which covers the western and southern parts of the county including Villa Rica and Winston. What district (or geographic location) do you think the new Senior Center should be located in?

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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…