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Each morning, almost half of Villa Rica’s 6,600-person workforce hits eastbound roads, streaming out from various parts of the city, clogging intersections and crowding major and minor thoroughfares. Every evening, the problems re-occur, but in the opposite direction.

The $28,500 in bonuses handed out to nine employees in the Douglas County Tax Commissioner’s Office came from a special fund no other county department gets, a county commissioner said Friday.

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When Georgia Highlands College was looking at closing its Douglasville campus earlier this year, the Douglas County School System stepped up in what was seen as a win-win for both.

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With a portion of Douglas County and west Georgia being a food desert, the negative impacts can be disproportionately felt by specific groups of people.

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The Douglas County Board of Commissioners took no action on a new fire chief during a special called meeting Friday morning.

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The Douglas County Board of Commissioners earlier this week approved allocating $1.5 million of CARES Act funding to Cobb & Douglas Public Health to continue combatting the coronavirus pandemic.

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While the number of COVID-19 cases continues to rise locally, the Douglas County School System plans to continue with in-person learning after Thanksgiving, officials said.

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The Governor’s Office of Highway Safety on Friday awarded the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office during its 21st annual Governor’s Challenge Awards held at the Macon Centreplex.

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A study by the American Booksellers Association shows that 20% of independent bookstores across the country are in danger of closing amid the coronavirus pandemic.

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Thanksgiving will be on the lighter side when it comes to the typical number of travelers on the roads and at airports. According to AAA Travel, effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, including health concerns and high unemployment, are impacting Americans’ decisions to travel for the Thanksgivin…

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A 30-year-old man faces aggravated assault charges against a Douglas County deputy and other charges for a shooting incident Monday in Douglasville.

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ATLANTA - Multiple news outlets projected President-elect Joe Biden the winner of Georgia’s 16 electoral votes Friday, even as a hand recount of the state’s nearly 5 million votes began and lawsuits continued to surface challenging the results.

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An internal affairs investigation that surfaced through a local media outlet revealed that 11 local law enforcement officers received unemployment benefits from part-time jobs while still working full-time.