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ATLANTA — Gov. Brian Kemp signed an executive order Thursday suspending the state sales tax on gasoline for the seventh and final time since March, when pump prices began climbing after the outbreak of war in Ukraine.
The Beulah Grove Lodge No. 372, a historic Black school building in Douglasville, has been named to the list of the state’s 2023 10 “Places in Peril” by The Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation.
Incumbent Democrat Raphael Warnock narrowly defeated Republican Herschel Walker Tuesday in a closely fought race for Georgia’s U.S. Senate seat, giving Democrats a slim two-seat majority in the upper house in Washington.Warnock won 51.4% of the statewide vote to Walker’s 48.6%. The Warnock v…
ATLANTA — Former Pickens County School Superintendent Carlton Wilson has pleaded guilty to multiple counts of racketeering and theft, Georgia Attorney General Chris Carr said Monday.
ATHENS — Gov. Brian Kemp challenged members of the General Assembly on Tuesday to build on the successes that played a major role in the Republican governor’s reelection last month.
ATLANTA — A German robotic machinery manufacturer specializing in individualized robotic equipment will build a manufacturing plant in Canton to house its North American headquarters, Gov. Brian Kemp announced Monday.
The Douglas County Board of Commissioners failed to pass an amendment to an ordinance that would have allowed public consumption of alcohol in county buildings and parks.
ATLANTA — The Democratic National Committee’s Rules and Bylaws Committee voted Friday to recommend shuffling the 2024 presidential primary schedule to give Georgia and several other states earlier primaries.
ATLANTA — Former President Barack Obama returned to Atlanta Thursday for the second time in a month to press Georgians to turn out and vote for Democratic U.S. Sen. Raphael Warnock one more time.
ATLANTA — Georgia is adding two college and career academies to the 55 already serving more than 45,000 high school students across the state, Gov. Brian Kemp announced Thursday.
ATLANTA — Atlanta’s Mercedes-Benz Stadium will host the first college football national championship game under an expanded playoff format in 2025, the College Football Playoff’s Board of Managers announced on Thursday.
ATLANTA — Georgia’s two U.S. senators have landed $250 million in federal pandemic relief funds to expand high-speed internet access across the state.
ATLANTA — Growing up, Linda Smith enjoyed swimming in the Canoochee River and resting on one of its white sandbars near her family home.
The Douglas County Board of Commissioners was presented a proposed $124.9 million budget for 2023 during Tuesday morning’s legislative session.
Just before the ceremonial ribbon-cutting to unveil the new Panda Cares Center of Hope at the Douglas County Boys & Girls Club, Panda Express general manager Andrew Orellana had a surprise.
ATLANTA — The first bill prefiled for the 2023 legislative session takes aim at one of the hottest political topics in Georgia, a law that bans abortions at around six weeks of pregnancy.
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Senate approved legislation Tuesday that would enshrine protections for same-sex and interracial marriages, codifying many of the rights that would disappear if the U.S. Supreme Court were to overturn those landmark decisions the way it overturned the nationwide right t…
The Georgia Department of Transportation is hosting an in-person Public Hearing Open House PHOH on Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2022, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., at the Riverside EpiCenter, 135 Riverside Parkway, Austell, Georgia.
An Alabama man accused of running over and killing a woman with his truck on Highway 5 in Douglasville in 2014 was sentenced last week to life in prison plus 40 years.
After reaching the state championship game last season in its first year of existence, the Lithia Springs flag football team entered the season with some high expectations.
Georgia Trend Magazine this month published its Georgia 500 “Most Influential Leaders” list focusing on movers and shakers across the state in all areas of endeavor. The list includes several in or connected to Douglas County.
ATLANTA — Democrats in the Georgia House of Representatives will field a mix of veterans and new leaders in the minority party’s leadership team during the upcoming 2023-24 legislative term.
Two Douglasville men were arrested Tuesday during a traffic stop after matching the description of suspects in an armed robbery that had just taken place at a tire shop in Temple.
During her welcoming remarks at a ribbon-cutting ceremony for Home Chef earlier this month, Douglasville Mayor Rochelle Robinson referenced the word ‘family’ several times.
Researchers at the University of Georgia’s College of Public Health hope to attract and retain more certified nursing assistants (CNAs) to the workforce with the help of an $11 million grant from the Georgia Department of Public Health.
ATLANTA — Georgia Republicans have run out of options in their bid to block early Saturday voting ahead of the Dec. 6 U.S. Senate runoff between incumbent Democrat Raphael Warnock and Republican challenger Herschel Walker.
ATLANTA — Georgians get one more chance to decide whether they want to return Democratic U.S. Sen. Raphael Warnock to Washington or replace him with Republican Herschel Walker in the upcoming Senate runoff.