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Former Douglas County Coroner Randy Daniel spoke before the Douglas County Board of Commissioners during Monday’s work session to defend the way his office was run during his 24 year-tenure after Commission Chairman Romona Jackson Jones criticized Daniel at a meeting two weeks ago. Read more

Hoyt A. Tolbert of Buchanan passed away Monday, June 18, 2018, in an Atlanta hospital. He was born in Floyd County, April 26, 1944, son of the late Alzie Tolbert and Gladys M. Pounds Carter.

Mary Marlene Brown of Smithfield Road, Bowdon, passed away Sunday, June 17, 2018, at her residence. She was born in Brooks County, Feb. 26, 1954, daughter of the late James Tyrie Bires and Eva Dean Fuller Bires.

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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…