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The Douglas County School System announced that Casey Bethel, science teacher at New Manchester High School and Douglas County’s 2015-2016 Teacher of the Year, was named on April 25 as one of 10 finalists for the 2017 Teacher of the Year for the state of Georgia.

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  • By LIZ MARINO STAFF WRITER
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A first-time occurrence happened this year at the annual Student Teacher Achievement Recognition (STAR) program at the Rotary Club of Douglas County meeting held Monday at the Douglasville Conference Center.

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The Alexander High School soccer boosters, along with the choral and JROTC departments, invite Douglas County residents and AHS alumni to a memorial service in honor of AHS graduates who have fallen in service to our great country. The service will take place on March 1 on the school athleti…

  • By Derrick Mahone
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Coming off of a fourth-place Region 5-AAAAA finish last season, but also the graduation of leading scorer Alyssia Lowers, one might expect the Chapel Hill girls soccer team to struggle to reach the state tournament again this year.

  • By Derrick Mahone
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Arsula Clark was already having her best season in a Douglas County uniform, but since the postseason has starter for the Tigers, it seems the talented junior guard has taken her game to another level.

  • By Derrick Mahone and James Butler
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A new baseball season is scheduled to begin this week. With the return of several of the area’s top players, teams look to the new season with plenty of optimism.

  • By Derrick Mahone
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Several returning players are looking to pick up where they left off last season in leading their teams.

  • By Derrick Mahone
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As D.J. Avery told the gathering of his peers and teachers in the school’s gymnasium that he has decided to play football at Dartmouth College, he held a large photo of Catrenia Harvey, his late mother.

  • By Derrick Mahone
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I wanted to take space in my column to remember for the passing of one of my best friends and teaching mentor, Pete Prickett, who died last month after a long and courageous battle against cancer. 

  • By James Butler
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On a night where they honored their seniors the Lithia Springs girls basketball team made it a point to start strong against visiting East Paulding and used that early momentum to cruise to a 68-35 win Tuesday night.