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Douglas County's constitutional officers are meeting today to make their cases for 2018 budgetary needs to the Boards of Commissioners at the Constitutional Officers' Retreat held at the Hilton Garden Inn off Thornton Road. Read more

Battered by injuries and plagued by turnovers, not a whole lot went right for the Carrollton High School football team in its 41-14 homecoming loss to Hiram last Friday night. Read more

The only sounds were the hum of the engine and the various rattles throughout the bus. Alone in my thoughts along with 30 other players, we were on one of the two buses that made their way across town or to a nearby city. The trip always seemed so long with no allowance for conversation, jok… Read more

Mrs. Julia P. Koon, age 85, of Douglasville, passed away Wedne…

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…