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The University of West Georgia released its latest regional economic update last week, finding unemployment at 16-year lows in Carroll, Coweta, Douglas, Haralson, Paulding and Polk counties. Read more

The 2017 Sounds of Liberty Concert by The Carroll Symphony Orchestra will provide its annual finale to the Independence Day celebration on the Carrollton City Schools campus. The performance will begin at 8 p.m. and build to a fireworks display with popular patriotic melodies. Read more

Coming into spring drills last month, the Douglas County secondary, especially the cornerback position, was all set. Read more

Jordan Bonner is going to be a big catch for some lucky program at the next level, but the Division I recruit wants to finish some unsettled business in the prep ranks before suiting up on Saturdays. Read more

New family owned and operated Pelican's SnoBalls is expected to open in downtown Douglasville just in time for the summer heat , offering real New Orleans-style SnoBalls. Read more

Can you imagine holding the same or similar job for more than 50 years? Read more

By Corey Cusick Read more

Mr. Konrad Stauffer, 72, of Winston died Saturday, June 24, 2017.

Charlie Jean Kidd Steed (Jeanie), 89, of The Oaks of Carrollton and formerly of Bowdon, died Saturday, June 24, 2017.

Mr. Kenneth Edward Frasure, age 65, of Carrollton passed away Monday, June 19, 2017. Mr. Frasure was born in Suches, Georgia, on April 26, 1952. He was the son of the late Grady Lee Frasure and the late Jewell Ward Frasure.

The Rev. Marlin “Tangle” Golden Rush, age 74, of Rockmart passed away Sunday, June 25, 2017. Mr. Rush was born in Draketown, Georgia, on April 10, 1943. He was the son of the late John W. Rush and the late Eva Mae Golden Rush.

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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…