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Alpha A. Fowler Sr. was known for many things -- cotton and cattle farmer and avid fox hunter. He was prominent in making the site available for Douglas County High School, helping to form Douglas County's REA that would evolve into Greystone Power, and one of the men who helped to organize … Read more

Carolyn Edwards, 62, of Douglasville, died Wednesday, April 18, 2018.

Joyce Knight Nolen, 76, of Roopville passed away Friday, April 20, 2018. She was born July 24, 1941, in Franklin, Georgia, daughter of the late, James Robert “Bob” Knight and Ora Lee Noles Buchanan.

Mrs. Betty Elizabeth Boyce Boswell, 82, of Bremen passed away Thursday, April 19, 2018. Mrs. Boswell was born in Haralson County, Georgia, on May 27, 1935. She was the daughter of the late Roy E. Boyce and the late Lona Harden Boyce. Mrs. Boswell was a homemaker.

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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…