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Using West Georgia Technical College as the backdrop, Congressman David Scott announced a push to expand federal investment through an expanding the National Apprenticeship Act.

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The Douglas County School System will offer COVID-19 vaccinations to any eligible student and employee as all five high schools will host an event this summer.

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Community and religious leaders in the county reflected on the passing of loved ones due to COVID-19 on Wednesday during a Pinwheel Memorial Garden ceremony sponsored by the Douglas County School System.

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ATLANTA — The state Board of Education voted Thursday to essentially endorse Gov. Brian Kemp’s opposition to teaching “critical race theory” in Georgia schools, despite criticism it would muzzle open discussion of America’s history of racism.

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As leisure time options begin to open back up as concerns triggered by the pandemic begin to shift toward what will be ‘the new normal,’ outdoor events that draw crowds are doable again under certain parameters. Douglas County will host what is billed as “a curated, destination music festiva…

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Douglas County will host its second virtual community meeting regarding the Douglas County Comprehensive Transportation Plan (CTP) Update to discuss transportation priorities with community members on Thursday, June 3, at 6 p.m. via Zoom.

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Each year, Douglas County High Principal Andre Weaver challenges his senior class to seek as much scholarship money as possible.

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New Manchester High School wrapped up graduations for the county’s five high schools with 394 seniors in the Class of 2021 receiving their diplomas Saturday morning. The graduation had originally been planned for Friday evening, but was postponed due to storms in the area. In all, 2,092 seni…

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Douglas County sheriff’s deputies arrested a suspect wanted in neighboring Fulton County after a manhunt along I-20 Wednesday that slowed traffic and left a nearby business on lockdown.

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A total of 2,092 seniors graduated from Douglas County’s five high schools this week.

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ATLANTA — Georgia lawmakers Wednesday launched an effort to examine what’s behind a rise in violent crime in metro Atlanta and consider potential solutions.

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Douglas County sheriff’s deputies arrested a suspect wanted in nearby Fulton County after a manhunt along I-20 Wednesday that slowed traffic and left nearby businesses on lockdown.

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ATLANTA — Gov. Brian Kemp signed an executive order Tuesday prohibiting state agencies, state service providers, and state properties from requiring COVID-19 vaccine passports.

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Villa Rica residents who use the city’s residential garbage pickup will see their rates increase 45 cents, starting June 1.

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The Douglas County Board of Education on Monday tentatively adopted a $266.7 million budget for Fiscal Year 2022 that includes 5% raises for teachers and paraprofessionals and 2% raises for all other staff.

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The Douglas County Public Library took advantage of their limited hours during the pandemic to spruce up the Teen Zone. Atlanta artist, Talyn Hohneke, volunteered his time and talents to the library to breathe new life into the building.