Gov. Brian Kemp signed a $25.9 billion state budget Tuesday for Fiscal Year 2021 that cuts $2.2 billion in spending, including nearly $1 billion in reductions for public schools.
Douglas County students will have three instructional options for learning — including traditional learning, digital learning and a hybrid model — when they return to school in the fall.
The 2020 Legislative session, which was interrupted for three months by the pandemic, ended Friday, and Gov. Brian Kemp will now start choosing which measures he’ll sign into law.
The nationwide outrage following the deaths of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery and other African-Americans in recent months has spurred a beloved three-time Olympic bobsledding medalist from Douglasville to share her own story in an effort to create “lasting change.”
Individuals with misdemeanors and non-violent records would be given a chance to clear their criminal records as a result of legislation passed this week by the General Assembly.
Two teenagers were arrested this week on charges stemming from a June 5 incident involving a driver who was shot at following a minor car accident.
Villa Rica businesses are being asked to obey a no-smoking ordinance after years of “sporadic” enforcement of a rule that has been in effect since 2012.