Douglas County Sentinel - Headlines


Vigil being planned for Bolen

A vigil is being planned for former longtime Douglas County teacher Larry Bolen by his friends and former students. Read more

House District 65 candidates focused on transportation

Editor’s Note: This is the first story in a series of stories where the Sentinel asked candidates who have challengers in the May 22 primar… Read more

DPD set to host two community events

The Douglasville Police Department is set to host two events this upcoming week. On Tuesday, April 24 in the community room at the police d… Read more


Chapel Hill tennis moves into second round of playoffs

Lee Wilson figured his Chapel Hill boy’s tennis team could have a special season with the return of several players. Read more

Alexander soccer ‘confident’ going into the postseason

Although it was a loss, Alexander girl’s soccer coach Justin Fitzgerald says his team gained a lot of ‘confidence’ from it match against Ma… Read more

Alexander captures second straight region baseball title

It was a good week for the Alexander athletic department as teams won three region titles and a county championship. Read more


Cooper: Alpha A. Fowler Sr.: Theater magnate

Alpha A. Fowler Sr. was known for many things -- cotton and cattle farmer and avid fox hunter. He was prominent in making the site availabl… Read more

Callis: Life is a marathon, not a sprint

In my formative years, my brothers and I were involved in sports year round: baseball, football, and basketball. Certainly, our parents had… Read more

Al-Husseini: Fractals and the art of roughness

"The laws of nature are but the mathematical thoughts of God" -- Anonymous Read more

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