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West Georgia Regional Library System's STEAM Engine is going full-steam ahead for Douglas County students and library patrons. Read more

Villa Rica officials are facing the choice of either closing the downtown Cheeves Street railroad crossing or losing a good bit of its downtown trees, due to a decision by the Norfolk Southern Railway to cut back vegetation along its right of way.

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After each season, the staff at the Douglas County Sentinel names it players of the year on both sides of the ball in addition to an overall top player. Read more

Not even a season and a half into his collegiate career, Devontae Jackson has already proven to be a game-changer for the University of West Georgia football team.

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A new place for people to pick up their prescribed medicines is opening in historic downtown Douglasville. Read more

In 1882 a gentleman by the name of Horace Bradley spent six days on the banks of Sweetwater Creek. Read more

By Arthia Nixon

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Mrs. Martha Louise Duffy Bell, 88, of Douglasville, Georgia pa…

Mrs. Hazel Elizabeth Capes, age 89, of Beaver St. Carrollton, Georgia, passed away peacefully at her home Tuesday, September 27, 2016.

Mrs. Eunice “Marie” Bryant, 81, of Temple, Georgia, died Tuesday, September 27, 2016.

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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…