The Douglasville City Council voted 4-3 Monday night to deny a request to approve a development plan for a rock crushing plant west of downtown Douglasville on Cedar Mountain on property the same developer, Bart Boyd, asked for a special land use permit to build a rock quarry on last year. Read more
Residents will go to the polls today to decide whether the Carroll County Board of Commissioners can allow Sunday alcohol sales, and to elect a new county commissioner and two Carroll County Board of Education members. Read more
I've been out of the classroom for a few years, but May always triggers the anxiety of pulling together all the data needed for the annual awards day as the school year winds down. Each year I stressed out wondering if I forgot anyone and if I spelled all the names correctly on the award cer… Read more
Melba Patterson Huff, 81, of Bowdon, Georgia, passed away Thursday, May 17, 2018. Robert (Bobby) George Huff, age 83, of Bowdon, Georgia, passed away Friday, May 18, 2018.
Mrs. Eris Hornsby Walston, 89, of Franklin passed away Tuesday, May 15, 2018.
Little Miss Zola Storm Sears of Carrollton, Georgia, infant daughter of Amanda Adams-Butler and Thearon Benjamin “Jamie” Sears, passed away on Wednesday, May 16, 2018. In accordance with the family’s wishes, the body will be cremated and a private memorial service will be planned at a later date.
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?
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…
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…
Douglasville Police Department just released this video from Monday, Dec. 18, 2017 where they say a theft suspect, Alphonso Rikard, got in his car and sped at two police officers.
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…
Governor Deal at the Google groundbreaking