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Citing a school board policy to avoid redundancy, the Douglas County Board of Education said only one member out of five who signed up from a local education watchdog group could speak about county students’ AP test scores during last Monday's meeting. Read more

With more than a dozen Carroll County races in the November election uncontested, at least 15 candidates, most of them Republican, can essentially sleep easy until Nov. 8.

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Chapel Hill needs a very short memory for this week. Read more

It may have officially been homecoming at University Stadium on Saturday afternoon, but it also marked Willie Candler's coming-out party.

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CBL & Associates Properties, Inc., owner of Arbor Place Mall, announced Wednesday that their portfolio of market dominant regional shopping centers will be closed on Thanksgiving Day and open at 6 a.m. on Black Friday, Nov. 25. Read more

As I write this we are on the eve of the third and final presidential debate. We are finally coming down to the wire, and I don't know about you, but I'm totally OVER this political season. Read more

By Ken Denney

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In the early morning of September 16, 2016, Roberto Isidro Rivera, 65, of Black Mountain, North Carolina, passed away peacefully in his home surrounded by family after a six month battle with cancer.

Mr. Jerry A. Smith of Bowdon, Georgia, passed away on October 21, 2016. He was 84.

Mrs. Marie Adams King, age 88, of Carrollton, Georgia, peacefully passed away Friday, October 21, 2016, at The Oaks of Carrollton.

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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…