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WASHINGTON — Democrats are eyeing proposals that would support programs for U.S. farmers — including Georgians who have suffered catastrophic losses from severe weather events in recent years — to reduce carbon emissions on their land.

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ATLANTA — The money deposited in nine state-run trust funds could be used for no other purpose under legislation that cleared the Georgia House Appropriations Committee Friday.

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The tourism industry generated $272.47 million in direct, domestic traveler expenditures in Douglas County in 2019, according to a recent study commissioned by the state.

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ATLANTA — The Georgia Senate passed legislation Wednesday that would put the Peach State on standard time all year.

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This past weekend, authorities in Carroll County confiscated a deadly, multiple drug infused “cocktail” during a traffic stop. They said it was “Gray Death,” a term that had not been well known more than three years ago.

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Douglasville Police arrested 10 members and associates of a criminal street gang on robbery, aggravated battery and other assault charges resulting from a Jan. 2, 2021 incident at Arbor Place Mall.

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The Douglas County Fire Department is sending “bear hugs” to Texas in a show of support for the state that was ravaged by winter weather last week.

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Cobb & Douglas Public Health opened its mass COVID-19 vaccination site Thursday morning at the old Sears building park lot at Arbor Place Mall.

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The Douglasville Police Department is holding its first Day of Unity Saturday, Feb. 20, from 10 a.m. to noon. Everyone in the community is invited to attend.

ATLANTA — Legalizing pari-mutuel betting on horse racing in Georgia would generate commercial investment and create jobs without using tax dollars, state Sen. Brandon Beach said Tuesday.

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A long-awaited roundabout at Dallas Highway and Punkintown Road in Villa Rica may be under construction before the end of the year, according to GDOT officials.