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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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.

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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.