Douglas County got hit with an unusual and historic early December snowstorm Friday and Saturday that left thousands without power, delayed school children getting home and created hazardous conditions on many local roads. Read more
Those that speculated that former Alexander wide receiver Justin Hall was too small to play on the NCAA Div. I Football Bowl Championship division were certainly proven wrong. Read more
There was a gathering, young and old, at the Campbell County courthouse on June 6, 1861. There was great excitement as it had only been a few weeks since Fort Sumter, and the Confederacy was riding high regarding the Union surrender of the fort. The romanticism of war was in the air. The hor… Read more
Mr. Howard Bradley “Brad” Lipham Jr., 71, of Franklin, Georgia, passed away Monday, December 11, 2017, at West Georgia Medical Center.
Mrs. Jeanne Lankford Smith, age 66, of Temple, Georgia, passed away on Thursday, December 7, 2017. She was born May 16, 1951, in Carroll County, Georgia, the daughter of the late Thomas Ellis Lankford and the late Agnes Bridges Lankford.
Funeral services for Agnes Louise Ayres Daniel, age 95, of Newell, Alabama, will be held on Wednesday, December 13, 2017, at 10 a.m. from Benefield Funeral Chapel with Rev. Stanley Owen and Gabe Robinson officiating. Burial will follow at Smyrna Baptist Church Cemetery.
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?
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