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.

First responders in Georgia will now be notified of 911 calls involving the home of someone who has tested positive for COVID-19.

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.

A vote to give county front line workers a hazardous pay bonus was tabled Wednesday during a virtual meeting of the Douglas County Board of Commissioners.

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.

Monday marked the anniversary of the death of Villa Rica Police Captain Robbie E. Bishop, who was shot and killed in the line of duty.

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…