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A high price was paid for the land you and I live on today. Many of us are aware that Native Americas were moved off their land by the government, but the price for this land also involved a violent execution -- the details of which make an interesting tale. At one time Douglas County was pa… Read more

Mrs. Ima Jean Dukes, age 72, of Douglasville, Georgia passed a…

Mr. Jerry Leroy Fleming, 81, of Villa Rica passed away on Wednesday, July 11, 2018. He was born in Atlanta on Sunday, Nov. 1, 1936. Mr. Fleming was the son of the late Jefferson L Fleming and the late Mary Margaret (Ivey) Fleming.

Mrs. Ernestine Mann Maddox, 79, of Carrollton, Georgia, passed away Wednesday, July 11, 2018, after a short illness. Mrs. Maddox was born in Covington, Georgia on Oct. 14, 1938, the daughter of the late James Ernest Mann and Allene Reynolds Mann.

Katherine Murphy McClure, 78, of Waco passed away Thursday, July 12, 2018. She was born Sept. 25, 1939, in Russell County, Alabama, daughter of the late Luther Lambert Murphy and the late Shirley Streetman Murphy.

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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…