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The Douglas County Board of Assessors is mailing approximately 53,000 notices to property owners in Douglas County on June 30, informing them of the 2017 fair market appraisal of their real property (house, land, commercial buildings, etc., according to Douglas County Chief Appraiser Benny Waldrop. Read more

It will take at least another two months before the gravestones in the Carrollton Cemetery that were plowed down by a drunken driver are restored. The incident occurred on March 19. Read more

Aaron Casey ended his recruitment process a few hours after Alexander morning practice by committing to Indiana on Tuesday afternoon. Read more

As summer rolls along, University of West Georgia quarterback Willie Candler prepares for an opportunity he's been waiting on for two years. Read more

Ben's Furniture and Antiques is moving from its current location at the old Kmart shopping center on Highway 5 to The Landings at Arbor Place. Read more

Last week my wife and I lived at our son's house while he and his wife were away on a trip. House sitting was the easy part; babysitting required a double dose of Wheaties every morning! With grandkids at ages 4 and 2, we had our work cut out for us. Read more

By Erin McSwain Read more

Syble Catherine Bagley, 95, of Mt. Zion, Georgia, formerly of Villa Rica, Georgia, died Tuesday, June 20, 2017, at Carrollton Manor, Carrollton, GA.

Barbara McPherson Pruitt, 86, of Graham, Alabama, formerly of Bremen, died Tuesday, June 20, 2017.

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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…