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Approximately 1,861 Douglas County students will cross the stage to accept their reward for four years of hard work this weekend. Read more

A Fulton County man pleaded guilty Wednesday in the shooting death of a University of West Georgia student last October. Read more

Vivette Green spent much of Tuesday doing some last-minute errands before she boards a plane this morning. Read more

Before Carter Shell made the leap to the Division I ranks, he had some unfinished business to attend to at the high school level. Read more

Ben's Furniture and Antiques is moving from its current location at the old Kmart shopping center on Highway 5 to The Landings at Arbor Place. Read more

It is an exciting time of year for many people. Teachers are counting the days with anticipation as the school year comes to a close. A friend told me that the two best days for boat owners are the day they buy the boat and the day they sell it. It may be similar for teachers whose favorite … Read more

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Mrs. Margie “Joyce” Voyles Smith, 83, of Lithia Springs, died …

Charles Douglas Lawhon of Carrollton, Georgia, left us on Saturday, May 20, 2017. Chuck died of small cell lung cancer, caused by exposure to Agent Orange during his tours in Vietnam. He is survived by his brothers, Jim and Steve Lawhon; son, Daniel Harden; daughter, Sherisa Nicholson; and grandchildren, Collin, Lily and Cameron.

Markita Kyrol Harrison, age 58, of Villa Rica passed away May 18, 2017. She was born February 8, 1959, in Shirley, Massachusetts, to Opril Pegues Williams and the late Wilton Williams.

Mr. Donald “Donny” Powers, age 67, of Carrollton, Georgia, passed away on Wednesday morning May 24, 2017. He was born August 1, 1949, in Carrollton, Georgia, the son of the late Ray Joseph Powers and the late Mary Nell Alford Powers.

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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…