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After an almost month-long trial in Douglas County State Court in a highly contested case, a jury returned a verdict against Suzuki Motor Corporation and its U.S. affiliate, Suzuki Motor of America, last Wednesday. Judge Neal Dettmering, who officially retired at the beginning of the year bu… Read more

One of the phrases I see repeatedly when I review the history of a church is the section regarding the donation of land for a church building and a burial ground by some good and faithful citizen -- a practice that was repeated across the country and right here in Douglas County. Read more

Jimmy Cheatwood of Buchanan passed away Friday, Feb. 23, 2018. He was born in Haralson County, Aug. 19, 1943, son of the late John Alton Cheatwood and Myrtle Irene Perry Cheatwood.

Mr. Russell “Grayson” Radford, 25, of Carrollton, Georgia passed away suddenly on Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018, in Carrollton, Georgia.

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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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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…