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The Carroll County Recreation Department's track and field program capped off its spring campaign with a dynamic display at the GRPA State Track and Field Championships in Commerce on May 4-5. Read more

I've been out of the classroom for a few years, but May always triggers the anxiety of pulling together all the data needed for the annual awards day as the school year winds down. Each year I stressed out wondering if I forgot anyone and if I spelled all the names correctly on the award cer… Read more

Mr. Robert Ziegler, 72, of Villa Rica, died Friday, May 18, 2018.

Mrs. Eris Hornsby Walston, 89, of Franklin passed away Tuesday, May 15, 2018.

Little Miss Zola Storm Sears of Carrollton, Georgia, infant daughter of Amanda Adams-Butler and Thearon Benjamin “Jamie” Sears, passed away on Wednesday, May 16, 2018. In accordance with the family’s wishes, the body will be cremated and a private memorial service will be planned at a later date.

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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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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…