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Now that the smoke has cleared over an audit into the Carrollton Fire Department, the City Council is faced with the likelihood of having to rebuild another precinct station at a cost $1.5 million. This comes just as pre-construction work has begun on the newly acquired property for the station destroyed by a tornado in April. Read more

Mr. D.S. Carter, 93, of Lithia Springs, died Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017.

Dorothy Carden Austin of Bremen passed away Wednesday, October 18, 2017, in a local hospital. She was born in Bremen, November 21, 1925, daughter of the late John Thomas Carden and Vera Slate Carden.

Mr. Douglas Roy Wynn, 73, of Carrollton, Georgia, died October 16, 2017.

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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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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…