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Citizens who live in the North Burnt Hickory/Maroney Mill Road area in Douglas County prevailed in preventing a detour for trucks with six wheels or more driving down the highly congested roadways following a second public hearing at the Douglas County Board of Commissioners’ meeting Tuesday night. Read more

A festive atmosphere for the inaugural event at Blue Devil Family Park featured a top-10 showdown that didn't disappoint on Friday evening, pitting a pair of Peach State powers on the diamond in the thick of region play. Read more

One of the iconic images of World War II happens to be Rosie the Riveter representing thousands of women who entered the work force at a time when most Americans felt a woman's place was at home. It took a strong woman to become a Rosie. She had to be a fighter, and one Georgia native, Helen… Read more

Mrs. Ruby Demandy Roman, 85, of Carrollton, Georgia, died Thursday, March 22, 2018.

Elfriede Kempf Cook died on March 18, 2018. She was born in Mannheim, Germany on Oct. 8, 1927.

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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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The Douglasville Police Department released this video of a high-speed police chase. The chase started after a person in a silver SUV entered a vehicle at the RaceTrac on Highway 5 Sunday at 11:55 a.m. and stole the woman's purse while she pumped gas. Capt. Brad Stafford said the woman calle…

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The Douglasville Police Department released this video of a felony entering auto at the Murphy Oil on Thornton Road at 10:30 a.m. Sunday and stole a woman's purse while she pumped gas. Police believe the same suspect committed a similar crime at the RaceTrac on Highway 5 around 11:55 a.m. Su…

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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…