Cobb & Douglas Public Health (CDPH) is urging residents to get an annual flu vaccination to reduce the chance of getting the flu and spreading it to others during this critical COVID-19 pandemic. The agency said in a release Thursday this season a flu vaccine is more important than ever.

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A 30-year-old man was arrested by Villa Rica police Monday after a suspected explosive device was found during a vehicle stop.

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Bill “Sarge” Fite, a Marine Corps veteran who served 26 years as director of Douglas County Parks and Recreation, died Sept. 18 at age 90.

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Seniors in the Class of 2020 at two high schools in Douglas County topped the national average on the SAT, numbers released Monday by the Georgia Department of Education show.

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Douglasville Mayor Rochelle Robinson revealed last week that she tested positive for the coronavirus in early April.

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With six days left until the deadline to respond to the U.S. Census, government officials across the state are launching a campaign to ensure everyone completes the survey before Sept. 30.

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The Douglasville-Douglas County Water and Sewer Authority hit a significant milestone in their on-going plan to expand the Dog River Reservoir earlier this month. After five years of studies, applications, reviews, and coordination with several federal agencies, the U.S. Army Corps of Engine…

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A fired damaged a yet-to-open restaurant on Douglas Boulevard on Thursday afternoon. The popular This Is It Southern Kitchen and BBQ franchise was set to open soon in the former location of Folks restaurant, which had been in Douglasville for more than four decades before closing last year. …

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Lithia Springs native Lil Nas X — whose song “Old Town Road” had a record-setting run at No. 1 last year — announced this week on Twitter he has written a children’s book that will come out in January.