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The Douglas County Butterfly Trail is expanding with the opening of a new butterfly garden located at J. Tom Worthan Park in downtown Douglasville. Read more

When Carrollton Middle School fifth-grade teacher Sheri Davis took her last breath at the end of October following a courageous battle with cancer, a community in mourning stepped up to ensure her legacy would inspire others for years to come. Read more

After a breakout junior season, Jason Hinchman knew all eyes would be on him to help lead Alexander this season. Read more

Each of the Bremen, Central and Carrollton high school's respective girls' golf teams faced stiff competition in the 2017 Lady Trojan Invitational at Sunset Hills Country Club on Monday, all trying to test themselves before the rigors of area, sectional and state tournaments coming over the next few weeks. Read more

Editor's Note: Our Sunday restaurant feature "Dining in Douglas" this week spotlights Cabin Fever Roasters in downtown Douglasville. Read more

The 1996 Olympics was not the first time the city of Atlanta invited the world to its doorstep. In 1895, the city hosted the Cotton States and International Exposition which was designed to promote the region and showcase innovations in agriculture and technology as well as products, accompl… Read more

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Kenneth S. Copeland, age 77, of Bowdon, Georgia, passed away Sunday, April 23, 2017, at his residence. He was born February 17, 1940, in Carroll County, Georgia, the son of the late John Elwyn Copeland and the late Clara Bell Saxon Copeland.

Mrs. Janet Kuehn Brown, age 61, of Villa Rica, Georgia, passed away Friday, April 21, 2017. She was born December 11, 1955, in Biloxi, Mississippi, the daughter of the late Mr. Edward James Kuehn and the late Mrs. Lillian Roche Kuehn.

Dr. James Chester Gibson, age 75, entered into the presence of the Lord on Saturday, April 22, 2017, at Tanner Medical Center in Carrollton, Georgia. He was surrounded by loving family and friends. Chester was born on August 17, 1941, in Paulding County, Georgia, to Carl Lee and Lizzie Bell Gibson.

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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…