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Students from all eight middle schools and all five high schools in Douglas County joined students from across the country in a 17-minute walkout Wednesday morning at 10 a.m. in a peaceful protest to remember the 17 victims killed in the Florida school shooting last month and to protest gun … Read more

The University of West Georgia football team official capped its three-week practice period with the annual spring game at University Stadium on Thursday evening where defense ended up ruling the night at University Stadium. Read more

Marsha Harris, 70, of Douglasville, died Thursday, March 15, 2018.

Mr. William Delbert Webb Jr., 82, of Temple passed away on Tuesday, March 13, 2018. He was born in Shady Dale, Georgia, on Thursday, Aug. 1, 1935. Mr. Webb was the son of the late William Delbert Webb Sr. and the late Mary Lou (Cardell) Johnson.

Vernon “Heath” Livingston of Gallatin, Tennessee, passed away Saturday, March 10, 2018, at his home in Gallatin, Tennessee. He was born Feb. 8, 1951, in Newberry, South Carolina,to the late Vernon and Nell Livingston.

David Walker Griffis, 73, of Bowdon, died March 13, 2018. He was born Sept. 10, 1944, in Carroll County, son of the late Edmond Griffis and Bertha Hunt Griffis.

Online Poll

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…