Thursday, July 05, 2018

Thousands of people braved another hot summer day in Douglasville to celebrate Independence Day with the city's annual Fourth of July Parade along Church Street downtown. Three-time Olympic medalist and Douglas County native Elana Meyers Taylor was chosen by Mayor Rochelle Robinson as this y…

Wednesday, July 04, 2018
Tuesday, July 03, 2018

The Cultural Arts Council Douglasville/Douglas County (CAC) held its Annual Membership Meeting on June 14 to report on the concluding year's activities.


The WellStar Foundation received a $100,000 donation from Jerry Hall, owner of Assured Comfort, a Douglasville-based heating, air and plumbing company, during the Douglas County Hospital Board Authority meeting last Wednesday.

Twenty-four 2018 high school graduates participated in the two week "Career Ready Training Program" sponsored by West Georgia Technical College, Douglas County School System, Douglas County Economic Development Authority, and Georgia Manufacturing Alliance. A graduation ceremony was held Fri…

Monday, July 02, 2018
Saturday, June 30, 2018

All candidates representing parts of Douglas County -- from state legislators down to school board and county commission members -- got enough votes in the May 22 primary to avoid a runoff election.

Thursday, June 28, 2018

Rodriquis Martin entered a guilty plea for committing the murder of Katrina Galloway, a 38-year-old mother of two, on Monday, according to the Douglas County District Attorney's Office.

The Douglas County School System’s School Nutrition has shown no signs of taking the summer off as it has continued to feed the community’s children at locations all across the county through its Seamless Summer Feeding Program.

Wednesday, June 27, 2018
Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Regal Arbor Place Stadium 18 and IMAX at 6600 Douglas Boulevard is participating in Regal's Summer Movie Express.


The spirit of Christmas was alive and God was at work Saturday morning, as Judge Beau McClain and volunteers Frank Smith from The Pantry, Dominique Plattel, Walter McCue and Steve Lowery from the Church at Chapelhill, unloaded a tractor trailer load of toys donated by Walmart into the Operat…

Old habits can be hard to break, but as of next month drivers by law may no longer have a phone or stand-alone electronic device in their hand or touching any part of their body while operating a motor vehicle on the road.

Saturday, June 23, 2018

Villa Rica residents who commute or travel along Interstate 20 will have their routes significantly disturbed when the state shuts down the Liberty Road overpass for a major upgrade.

Thursday, June 21, 2018

The Douglas County Board of Education voted 3-1 to approve approve a $254 million budget for 2018-2019 Monday night. This marks a 9.34 percent or $21.7 million increase over last year’s $232.2 million budget.


Word spread like wildfire Tuesday that legendary film icon and director Clint Eastwood and Bradley Cooper would be filming at the old Douglas County Jail that afternoon. As it turns out, the production company was also filming at the City Municipal Building earlier in the day Tuesday.


A man pled guilty Monday, June 18, to committing multiple armed robberies and was sentenced to 30 years in prison without the possiblity parole by a Douglas County judge.

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

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.

Villa Rica motorists who find their route on Conners Road blocked by parked trains will soon get an early warning, thanks to an agreement between the city and Douglas County.