The Douglasville City Council was presented a proposed 2021-22 fiscal year budget that didn’t include any tax hike.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention made two major announcements this week that put the country a step closer to returning pre-pandemic life.
The Douglasville Police Department will hold a town hall meeting Tuesday, from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., to discuss use of force by police, officer-involved shootings, hiring practices and internal affairs investigations.
Workers advocates in Georgia are pushing for further expansion of paid family leave after state lawmakers passed legislation to give state employees up to three weeks of time off following the birth of a child.
Georgia Republican Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene is being accused of aggressively shouting at and following another member of Congress through the U.S. Capitol, according to two reporters from the Washington Post who witnessed the interaction.
Colonial Pipeline restarted operations Wednesday at 5 p.m. after being hit by a cyberattack that caused gas prices to spike and many local gas stations to run out of fuel in the past few days.
A man who sold drugs to an undercover officer and another man who assaulted members of a family he was living with were both convicted by juries in Douglas County Superior Court.
Gov. Brian Kemp has signed a $27.2 billion state budget for the 2022 fiscal year in Georgia that restores most cuts made last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, with the remaining shortfalls expected to be covered by federal relief funds.
ATLANTA — Georgia tax collections soared 52.4% last month compared to April of last year, a huge increase attributed more to changes in state tax filing deadlines than a burst of economic activity.
Heading into the summer Douglasville will see some new businesses opening and as well as construction on some other big projects.
ATLANTA — Gasoline prices could be headed up at the start of the summer driving season following the shutdown of a major pipeline hit by a cyberattack.
ATLANTA — When the coronavirus pandemic struck Georgia in March of last year, no industry shut down harder or faster than hospitality.
The Prayer Center of West Georgia assembled a collection of clergyman, business leaders, judges and medical professionals to help observe the National Day of Prayer on Thursday.
Gov. Brian Kemp signed legislation Wednesday allowing restaurants to sell curbside takeaway alcoholic beverages and distillers to sell liquor on their premises in Georgia.
Gov. Brian Kemp signed legislation Thursday allowing student athletes at Georgia colleges, universities and technical colleges to receive compensation for the use of their name, image and likeness.
Few people could have predicted that Georgia would end up playing such a pivotal role in the 2020 presidential and senate elections. Even the University of West Georgia’s Dr. Karen Owen, a regular commentator and panelist on NPR’s “Political Rewind,” was a bit surprised.
When Casey Bethel taught in high school, he always started each semester by putting a seed on the desk of each of his new students.
More candidates threw their hats in the ring Tuesday to run for top offices in Georgia’s 2022 elections including secretary of state and a suburban Atlanta congressional district.
The Douglas County government said the EF-1 tornado that touched down along Kings Highway on Monday hit so quickly there wasn’t time to activate tornado sirens.
The National Weather Service confirmed that an EF-1 tornado touched down in Douglas County late Monday morning as storms ripped through the area leaving a path of downed trees and power lines.
Georgia election officials are still trying to understand all of the implications of the state’s controversial election overhaul since it passed in this year’s legislative session.
An Atlanta man was arrested Thursday in connection with a robbery incident that occurred in the parking lot of the Walmart in Villa Rica just over one year ago.
The city of Douglasville was recently awarded a $160,000 Livable Centers Initiative grant from the Atlanta Regional Commission to help streamline several existing projects.
With COVID-19 vaccination numbers taking a dip, public health officials said reaching those reluctant to get the shot is the next phase in combating the virus.
GreyStone Power was named the Business Partner of the Year in partnership with the Paulding College and Career Academy at an awards ceremony hosted by Lt. Governor Geoff Duncan.
ATLANTA — First-time unemployment claims in Georgia fell last week, mirroring a nationwide trend as more Americans thrown out of work by the coronavirus pandemic get back on the job.
ATLANTA — The Georgians most likely to benefit from Medicaid expansion are the same low-income workers who have done the most to prop up the state’s economy during the coronavirus pandemic.
Marking his 100th day in office, President Joe Biden swung through metro Atlanta Thursday to highlight Georgia’s pivotal role in securing his election and easing passage of his legislative priorities.