ATLANTA — Former U.S. Sen. David Perdue Monday announced he will challenge Gov. Brian Kemp in next May’s Republican primary.
ATLANTA — Invariably, the once-a-decade partisan redrawing of congressional and legislative districts in Georgia is accompanied by calls for taking that task away from the General Assembly and giving it to an independent commission.
Six local attorneys are being considered for appointment by Gov. Brian Kemp to replace retiring Judge David T. Emerson on the Douglas County Superior Court.
ATLANTA - Eight Southern state chapters of a national organization of university professors are asking the University System of Georgia to rescind changes in tenure policies they argue would essentially abolish the tenure system.
The Douglasville City Council will take up plans for a new QuikTrip on Highway 5 and two town home developments off Fairburn Road during Thursday’s legislative work session.
ATLANTA — Atlanta City Councilman Andre Dickens was elected the next mayor of Georgia’s capital city Tuesday, easily defeating City Council President Felicia Moore in a runoff.
Two teenagers charged in the fatal shooting of a 14-year-old girl over the weekend were denied bond by a Douglas County judge Tuesday morning.
The Douglas County Board of Education is moving forward with the plan to build a new multi-purpose arena, with an eye toward the goal of bringing graduations for the county’s five high schools and other types of events closer to home.
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration found I-20 to be the second most dangerous highway in the United States.
ATLANTA — U.S. Rep. Carolyn Bourdeaux began building her case for reelection last Tuesday, one day after passage of a new congressional redistricting map put her on a collision course with fellow Democratic Rep. Lucy McBath.
The “Miracle on Main Street” Christmas Parade is returning to downtown Douglasville this year after a brief hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This year’s parade will be held on Friday, Dec. 3 at 6:30 p.m.
ATLANTA — The Republican-controlled state House of Representatives approved a new congressional map Monday, the final act in a once-a-decade redistricting special session.
Taressa Lumpkin Williams has only been living in Georgia for six years, but the Florida transplant is trying to make a huge difference in the metro area.
ATLANTA - The University System of Georgia has decided not to pursue plans to rename dozens of buildings and colleges named for historical figures associated with racism.
ATLANTA — Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp joined Republican chief executives from 14 other states Monday in an initiative suggesting potential solutions to the global supply chain issues to President Joe Biden.
Every year on what is designated by Congress as National Wreaths Across America Day, the goal to Remember, Honor and Teach about military veterans is carried out by coordinating wreath-laying ceremonies at Arlington National Cemetery, as well as at more than 2,500 additional locations in all…
JC Freedom House will host its annual banquet on Monday, Nov. 29 at Crossroads Church of Douglasville. Banquet host is comic and local business owner Paul Zachos and keynote speaker will be Douglas County Solicitor General Sonya Compton.
The Douglas County taxpayers are helping Probate Judge Christina Peterson with legal expenses she has incurred as a result of multiple ethics charges from the Judicial Qualifications Commission.
Two of the state’s leading authorities on the Georgia Open Meetings Act are questioning whether the Douglas County Board of Commissioners violated state law by discussing in a closed-door meeting reimbursing Probate Judge Christina Peterson for legal expenses.
Several churches and nonprofits are working to make sure those in need in Douglas County have access to a Thanksgiving feast next Thursday.
Business executive Kevin Greiner challenged county elected officials to ‘lead the charge’ in finding a common ground in the conversation about the division in the country.
Chet Forsh has been pacing the Douglas County High basketball sidelines longer than some coaches he goes against have been living.
The Douglasville City Council voted Monday to table zoning change requests for two proposed town-home neighborhoods in the Fairburn Road area near the Interstate 20 interchange.
The Douglas County Parks and Recreation Department recently announced that the doors to the Boundary Waters Activity Center are officially open to the public.
ATLANTA — The Georgia Department of Transportation (DOT) is targeting distracted and impaired driving through a partnership with a nonprofit foundation.
ATLANTA — Georgia Senate President Pro Tempore Butch Miller pre-filed legislation Monday calling for the repeal of the state income tax.
A former Douglas County government employee has been charged with impersonating an officer while being investigated on possible theft charges.
Douglas County and Lithia Springs, the county’s two oldest high schools, both survived the first round of the GHSA playoffs over the weekend.
The Georgia House of Representatives Monday adopted a new map of state Senate districts drawn by majority Republicans over the objections of minority Democrats.
Veteran Deperlene Reid’s life so far has been bookended by passions instilled in her as a child: the love for her country and an appreciation for the arts.