Douglas County and Lithia Springs picked up region wins in Week 6 of the season.
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There was a little trash-talking and a lot of competition when the DEA Atlanta Field Division hosted a shooting event with a combat veterans nonprofit in Douglasville.
Douglas County Animal Services Director Vanessa Francikowski reiterated during a called meeting of the Animal Control Advisory Board last week that the shelter “continues to be a no-kill shelter” as a result of its high live-release rate.
ATLANTA — Opponents of a proposed titanium mine near the Okefenokee Swamp used the monthly meeting of the Georgia Board of Natural Resources this week to raise concerns about the project.
ATLANTA — Despite their differences, the two candidates for Georgia attorney general share one important commonalty: Both were trained at the University of Georgia law school.
As he spoke into the microphone, Carmine Vera posed a question that may be unusual at any other candidate forum: What is your position on the practice of paying people like him below minimum wage?
The major party candidates running for Georgia’s top elected positions have become household names, but when voters enter their polling places next month, they will encounter some names that have not been blaring from their TV speakers or plastered across their social media feeds.
It didn’t finally hit Chandler Pollard that he was living his professional baseball dream until he reported to the rookie league in Arizona.
Jury selection is set to begin Monday in the new murder trial for an Alabama man accused of running over and killing a woman with his truck on Highway 5 in Douglasville in 2014.
The Supreme Court of Georgia on Friday ruled that Douglas County Chief Judge William H. “Beau” McClain erred when he ruled that he does not have the authority to remove Democrat Ryan Williams from the ballot for chief magistrate judge.
ATLANTA — Georgia’s housing supply – especially affordable housing – is far too low to meet the demand, a group of housing experts told state lawmakers this week.
ATLANTA — U.S. Sen. Raphael Warnock, D-Ga., introduced a bill Thursday to calm foreign-based electric vehicle manufacturers’ fears that recent federal legislation would hurt them financially before a Hyundai EV plant near Savannah could start production.
ATLANTA — A federal judge has dismissed a voting rights group’s lawsuit against Georgia’s controversial 2021 voting law.
S&A Express missed the deadline to bid on the cleaning contract for the new Douglas County Annex Building on Fairburn Road when it opened in 2018.
West Georgia author and former Douglas County resident Lindsey Ray Redd published her debut novel in April. “dear yesterday” is a story about second chances, forgiveness, and finding home in unexpected places.”
Douglas County and much of northwest Georgia is expected to be largely spared by Hurricane Ian as the Category 4 storm moves to the northeast after hammering Florida, forecasters said Wednesday.
ATLANTA — Gov. Brian Kemp has declared a state of emergency in all 159 Georgia counties in anticipation of Hurricane Ian, currently a Category 3 hurricane expected to hit the state on Friday.
ALPHARETTA — Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin, the Republican who pulled off an upset victory in his state over an incumbent Democrat last year, came to Georgia Tuesday to stump with GOP Gov. Brian Kemp.
Prior to his passing in July, Jimmy Haddle and Vanessa Brook were looking into bringing back the Douglas County Boys and Girls Club’s annual spaghetti dinner.
ATLANTA — Georgia emergency management officials activated the State Operations Center Monday in anticipation of Hurricane Ian, which is expected to reach Florida’s Gulf Coast later this week before potentially moving into Georgia.
ATLANTA — Republican Gov. Brian Kemp has opened a seven-point lead on Democratic challenger Stacey Abrams, while U.S. Sen. Raphael Warnock, D-Ga., is tied with GOP challenger Herschel Walker, according to a new poll.
ATLANTA — A state Senate study committee focusing on veterans nursing homes in Georgia met Thursday to hear about problems Georgia veterans face and what the state can do to help.
ATLANTA — Representatives of state and local law enforcement agencies urged Georgia lawmakers Thursday to raise salaries and benefits to help them surmount the difficulties of recruiting and retaining officers and investigators.
ATLANTA — The main post office in Atlanta is being named after the late Congressman and civil rights leader John Lewis under legislation that gained final passage in the U.S. Senate this week.
ATLANTA — Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger has stepped into the controversy over unauthorized access to election machines in Coffee County by allies of then-President Donald Trump’s in efforts to overturn the 2020 presidential election results.
When Anita Outlaw went to pick up her tickets at the Atlanta Braves game Wednesday afternoon, she was asked by a team representative if she wanted to go on the field at Truist Park and say ‘play ball’ prior to the start of the game.
A justice on the Supreme Court of Georgia called out the Douglas County government for “playing games with the process of qualifying candidates for office” during a hearing Tuesday that could impact the race for chief magistrate judge in the county.
The Douglas County Board of Commissioners voted unanimously to issue requests for proposals for a new coroner facility and a new backup E-911 facility during Tuesday evening’s legislative meeting.
Saturday, Sept. 3, started as a day for watching movies at the low price of three dollars. It ended in chaos when 911 calls flooded law enforcement agencies with reports of people fighting inside and outside of Arbor Place Mall.
ATLANTA — The federal commission that recommended last spring renaming forts Gordon and Benning in Georgia and seven other military bases named for Confederate leaders has completed its work.
ATLANTA — Georgia should be allowed to execute the longest-serving inmate on the state’s death row despite an agreement that capital cases would not move forward during the pandemic, a lawyer for the state argued Tuesday.