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  • BY LIZ MARINO STAFF WRITER
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Tomorrow marks the day when residents of Douglas County will join others across the contiguous United States to witness a rare celestial phenomena.

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  • BY ERIN MCSWAIN THE TIMES-GEORGIAN
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Many videos and other publications have reported the sky and environment will turn dark during the peak of Monday's solar eclipse.

  • BY LIZ MARINO STAFF WRITER
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If you haven’t purchased NASA-approved solar eclipse viewing glasses by now for Monday's big celestial event, you’re probably out of luck. Retailers across Douglas County are out of the specialized glasses needed to look safely at the sun.

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  • BY LIZ MARINO STAFF WRITER
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Anticipation continues to mount, as individuals of all ages prepare to cast protected eyes upward to witness the solar eclipse across Georgia next Monday.

  • Ken Denney/The Villa Rican
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Although west Georgia will not be in the direct path of the Aug. 21 total solar eclipse, the sun over Douglas County will appear to be almost completely covered by the moon, turning mid-afternoon into near twilight.