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Mr. Michael “Mike” R. Shirley, 69, of Temple, died Friday, Aug…

Joseph Elvin Duncan Jr. (Ebb), age 68, of Carrollton, Georgia, died Saturday, August 19, 2017, in the Cottage Landing Memory Center, Carrollton, Georgia, after battling Alzheimer’s Disease. He was born in Atlanta, Georgia, and lived all his life in Carrollton, Georgia.

Tanya Yearta, 35, of Bowdon died Saturday, August 12, 2017. A memorial service will be Saturday, August 26, at 4 p.m. at Crossroads Church in Douglasville.

Mrs. Lois Pugh, 86, died August 17, 2017.

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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…