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To achieve your goals, you have to work harder than anyone else. That's the message two groups of Carrollton Junior High School seventh graders heard Friday when the state Teacher of the Year visited their classrooms during a Career Day event as part of the school's Black History Month observance.

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Longtime Douglas County community member Dorothy "Dot" Padgett was recognized by the Douglasville City Council and Mayor Rochelle Robinson at the city council meeting Monday night. The mayor and council approved a proclamation in recognition of Padgett's release of her new book entitled "Jim…

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The first Tuesday in February is declared by Georgia law as "Firefighters Recognition Day," and the Douglas County Board of Commissioners proclaimed that day in Douglas County during its Feb. 7, meeting. A proclamation was read by Douglas County Fire/EMS Captain Pablo Lugo.

  • BY LIZ MARINO STAFF WRITER
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Two new positions in the county government were approved Tuesday morning during the legislative meeting of the Douglas County Board of Commissioners, despite what was called a "lean budget" by commissioners as the budget was approved for 2017 in late December.