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As Lee Greenwood’s “God Bless the USA” played in the background, Vernon Jones made his entrance Tuesday evening into the gymnasium at West Metro Church of God in Douglasville.

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The Douglasville Police Department debuted its Peace Officers for Justice and Accountability Rally last year in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, underscoring the urgency and need for such an event.

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ATLANTA — President Joe Biden’s approval rating in Georgia — nationally regarded as one of several key swing states in the 2022 midterm election and the presidential race in 2024 — is declining, according to a new survey.

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On the 20th anniversary of Sept. 11th, Americans are reflecting on this devastating day when militants associated with the Islamic extremist group al Qaeda hijacked four airplanes and carried out suicide attacks against targets in the United States. Almost 3,000 people were killed during the…

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ATLANTA — Gov. Brian Kemp is vowing to fight President Joe Biden’s newly announced COVID-19 mandates, which now include requiring employers with more than 100 workers to mandate either vaccinations or weekly tests.

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Douglas County Sheriff Tim Pounds and Fire Chief Roderick Jolivette recently shared their remembrances of September 11th, 2001. Each man answered questions with reverence, honor, and pride for the fallen first responders who lost their lives doing the same job as them. They both would like t…

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If you’ve been in the housing market the last few months, or know someone who has, you know just how competitive and challenging it is. You may be left wondering, is it all worth it? The question doesn’t linger long when you glance at the rental market.

ATLANTA — Georgia is one of the nation’s slowest states in terms of recovering from the coronavirus, a new survey shows.

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ATLANTA — For the second time in a week, a Georgia prosecutor has been indicted for misconduct in a criminal investigation.

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A teenager accused of carjacking and armed robbery was among the criminal indictments recently handed down by a Douglas County grand jury.

ATLANTA — Former President Donald Trump has endorsed University of Georgia football great Herschel Walker for the U.S. Senate and state Sen. Burt Jones for lieutenant governor.

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In June 2016, state engineers proposed a “quick response” project that would finally end years of traffic congestion at one of Villa Rica’s most congested intersections.

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ATLANTA — A Glynn County grand jury indicted former Brunswick District Attorney Jackie Johnson Thursday for misconduct in the investigation of the shooting death of Ahmaud Arbery last year.

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ATLANTA — Rural Georgia is suffering from failing schools, inadequate health care and lack of economic opportunity, conditions that make politicians’ boasts the state is No. 1 for doing business ring hollow.

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ATLANTA — The Democratic Party of Georgia wrapped up a five-city tour in Atlanta Thursday, urging the state’s Republican congressional delegation to pass a bipartisan infrastructure bill.

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The Douglas County Board of Commissioners voted 4-1 on Tuesday to adopt a millage rate that is 3.92% over the rollback rate.

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The Douglas County Board of Commissioners voted unanimously Tuesday to table a vote on hiring a new law firm while it seeks outside legal help on determining the employment status of the current county attorney.