The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office is still looking for the suspect in a road rage incident that turned violent on Friday afternoon.
Usually, what goes on every year under the Gold Dome in Atlanta does not raise much interest outside Georgia, but that wasn’t true during the past session of the General Assembly.
ATLANTA — Nearly 400,000 unemployed Georgians who filed claims with the state Department of Labor last year at this time are going to have refile with the agency to continue receiving benefits.
ATLANTA — Georgia Tech provides the best value among the Peach State’s public and private universities, according to a new study by a New York-based financial technology company.
A debate on whether to bump the coroner’s pay ended in a personal attack during an exchange between Douglas County Commission Chairman Romona Jackson Jones and Commissioner Kelly Robinson.
Several versions of an agenda item that included putting new vehicles for the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office on the street failed to get enough votes during Tuesday’s Board of Commissioners meeting.
A rift remains between former President Donald Trump and Gov. Brian Kemp even after the governor backed an overhaul of voting laws that responds to a number of the baseless conspiracy theories claiming widespread irregularities plagued last year’s presidential election.
Premier Drugstore has been doing walk-up vaccine events at Tito’s Lounge in downtown Douglasville each week on Tuesday and Wednesday to give COVID-19 vaccines to the community.
Douglas County District 2 Commissioner Kelly Robinson is facing allegations that he improperly spent $3,114.92 in campaign contributions for the 2020 election cycle and may have used taxpayer money to pay for campaign work.
The Douglas County Board of Education voted Monday evening at a called meeting to approve giving $1,000 emergency bonuses to all full- and part-time school system employees.
A former Douglasville policeman was charged with child molestation in Carroll County after a local victim saw news accounts of his arrest on similar charges in Cobb County.
ATLANTA — Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp and Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger pushed back Tuesday against criticism of the elections overhaul the Republican-controlled General Assembly passed last week.
ATLANTA — The General Assembly sent to Gov. Brian Kemp’s desk for his signature two bills related to criminal justice that would let some Georgia offenders gain early release from probation and improve the processing and tracking of sexual-assault kits.
After last year’s Tome Society Reading Competition was cut short because of the pandemic, Alexander High freshmen Cynthia Ramirez and Maggie Padgett were declared the state winners.
The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is investigating a shooting Tuesday night in Douglas County that left an armed-robbery suspect dead and a deputy injured.
Douglas County Schools Superintendent Trent North said making everyone 16-and-older eligible for the COVID-19 will have a “positive impact” on the district.
Two government positions for Villa Rica were filled by former Douglas County employees during a called meeting of the Villa Rica City Council on Friday. The council met to approve the hiring of a public works director and a city finance director.
Sweeping legislation to overhaul voting by mail, advance voting and state oversight of Georgia elections passed out of the General Assembly Thursday and was promptly signed by Gov. Brian Kemp after months of intense debate at the state Capitol.
When the Douglas County Courthouse opened in 1998, Ross Brown was one of the first sheriff’s deputies assigned to the new building.
ATLANTA — A controversial bill expanding a state-funded school voucher program created in 2007 has cleared the Georgia House of Representatives by the barest of margins.
ATLANTA — A resolution naming a bridge over a portion of the Port of Savannah in honor of former U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., has cleared the General Assembly.
During a briefing with the Douglas County Board of Commissioners last week, Cobb & Douglas Public Health Deputy Director Lisa Crossman said her agency is capable of doing more vaccinations provided they get more vaccines.
Legislation to create a new driver’s education course on how to interact with police officers during traffic stops advanced Wednesday in the General Assembly.
An article in the March 20-21 edition of the Sentinel headlined “Armed protesters force jail lockdown,” cites the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office identifying the protesters as members of the “Not F—— Around Coalition” or NFAC. The Grand Master Jay, supreme commander of NFAC Global, wrote in …
A bill in the General Assembly aimed at suspending the statutory speedy trial deadline during judicial emergencies would have very little impact in the county.
Two Democrats in Douglas County’s state delegation are among the critics of legislation in the General Assembly aimed at changing how elections are run in the state.
Cobb & Douglas Public Health Deputy Director Lisa Crossman said that 15,500 Douglas County residents have received at least their first vaccine shot.