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The Walmart on Concourse was evacuated at around 9 p.m. Sunday night due to a bomb threat, an official said. Read more

Voters in Carroll and several other west Georgia counties will go to the polls today to choose the Republican nominee in the race to succeed 3rd District Congressman Lynn Westmoreland.

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The passing tournaments are over and summer workouts are done. Now is the time for teams in the Georgia High School Association to get to work. Read more

Robert Andrews is exactly one month away from the season starting, does not know who the starting quarterback for the Bowdon High School football team will be and the second-year head coach is quite OK with it.

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

I rarely write about television shows for this column, primarily because it’s not really my thing. I can’t even keep up with the volume of films being unleashed, let alone expand into a different medium. However, every once in a while I dip my toe into the waters of TV criticism when somethi… Read more

By Alexandra Coffey

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Birthplace – Athens, Georgia, 1955 (St. Mary’s Hospital)

Anna Mae Duke Skinner Landers, known to her grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great grandchildren as “Granny,” was called home on July 19, 2016, by her Lord and Savior.

Virginia Belle Norton was born May 3, 1942, in Lowell, Georgia. She passed away July 23, 2016, in Atlanta. Her parents were Gertis Mashburn and Viola Cheeves Mashburn.

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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…