The Douglas County Board of Commissioners voted 4-1 Tuesday evening to pass a resolution that will give a $200 bonus per pay period for front-line workers.
In the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak, many people may feel anxiety or stress. Handling strong emotions during this challenging time is a normal response, according to Wellstar health experts.
This year’s seniors will still have their graduation ceremonies and proms. But Douglas County Schools Superintendent Trent North said the Class of 2020 may have to wait a few extra months if COVID-19 social distancing measures are still in place in May.
Ron Wilson, a prominent Douglas County citizen who had a big heart for special needs children and a penchant for bringing countless businesses to the county, died late Thursday at his home. He was 74 years old.
Growing your own vegetables, fruits and herbs is often a rewarding pursuit, but, for most people, it’s a hobby. It wasn’t that long ago that Americans were asked to grow their own produce in order to alleviate food shortages during the World Wars.
COVID-19 testing is ramping up in Douglas County as the spread of the disease continues to take its toll, with a sixth death in the county caused by the coronavirus reported by the state Tuesday.
The state’s labor department has updated its application for employees in need of unemployment benefits who do not qualify for state assistance.
Greta Thomas/Friends of Sweetwater Creek State Park Interpretive Ranger Don Scarbrough Jr. stops during a recent Twilight Lake Paddle at Sweetwater Creek State Park to talk about the beaver dam the kayakers are getting ready to see. The Twilight Lake Paddle is one of several ranger-led event…
Special Photo/Douglas County Education FoundationThe Douglas County Education Foundation served King of Pops popsicles to new teachers during their orientation last week at New Manchester HIgh School. A launch party for all school system employees will be held at the University of West Georg…