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A few weeks ago Joseph Dwyer got the call he dreads more than any other: A baby not breathing. Read more

The Department of Labor recently reported that 40 percent of the economic activity for the Southeast is happening in west Georgia, putting the 10 county-region that includes Carroll County in a key position for growth. 

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Deesha Befford says the college game is a lot faster than high school, and the former New Manchester High standout is showing she is able to keep up. Read more

Six up, six down for the Carrollton High School baseball team.

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Editor's Note: Our Sunday restaurant feature "Dining in Douglas" this week spotlights Da Spot in Villa Rica, which opened in 2014 and is run by a Douglasville family. Read more

When I was a young girl growing up in Red Oak there was an old "Tara-style" home on the right side of the road as you reached Palmetto near the intersection of Cascade-Palmetto Road and Roosevelt Highway. It had long since been abandoned which intrigued me even more. Years later, the home wa… Read more

The multi-sport star had been legging out the sixth of eight laps in the 3,200-meter run at a regional track meet outside Greensboro, N.C., when his body completely shut down. Not only were his athletic dreams shattered, his life teetered toward the brink of disaster, all on that fateful day during his junior year of high school.

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Mrs. Mildred Frances Bishop Carden, 80, of Roopville, Georgia,…

Mr. Bobby Joe West, age 84, of Carrollton, Georgia, passed away at his residence on Friday morning, February 24, 2017. He was born January 9, 1933, in Carroll County, Georgia, the son of the late William McCurdy West and the late Parrie Holmes West.

A lady of love and whimsical grace, Mrs. Peggy Marie Pilgrim, age 78, of Tallapoosa, Georgia, passed away on Thursday, February, 23, 2017. Peggy, the daughter of the late Robert Clark Edmonson and Margaret Shelton Edmonson, was born on July 29, 1938. She has gone on to join her late husband, Raymond Pilgrim, youngest son, John Ashley Pilgrim, and granddaughter, Rachel Pilgrim.

Mrs. Mildred Frances Bishop Carden, 80, of Roopville, Georgia, passed away Saturday, February 25, 2017, following an extended illness. A native of Temple, she was born February 24, 1937 the daughter of the late Mr. Garlen Hugh Bishop and the late Mrs. Mildred Geneva Henry Bishop.

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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…