• Updated

Villa Rica voters will not only decide three city council races next month, they will also decide if the council can issue licenses for package sales of alcohol.

Spooky figures will roam the area of The Mill amphitheater in downtown Villa Rica this week, as costumed residents take part in the annual Thrill at The Mill.

ATLANTA — The chairman of the state Senate Interstate Cooperation Committee says she hopes there will be another opportunity for Georgia to apply for aid under the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA).

  • Updated

ATLANTA — Georgia posted the strongest employment numbers last month since the coronavirus pandemic began more than a year and a half ago, the state Department of Labor reported Thursday.

  • Updated

Michael Young came to Villa Rica in 2001 as a U.S. Army veteran with the rank of captain. He commanded a tank company in Northern Germany during the Cold War and has been a successful business manager with experience handling hundreds of millions of dollars in sales, millions of square feet …

ATLANTA — The Georgia Supreme Court has ruled a lower trial court erred in denying an American Civil Liberties Union motion to dismiss a defamation lawsuit filed by a former Glynn County public defender.

ATLANTA — More Georgia families will be getting help from the state paying for child care under an initiative Gov. Brian Kemp announced Monday.

  • Updated

ATLANTA — A lawsuit alleging a now-deceased Catholic priest sexually abused an altar boy in the 1970s should go forward because the Archdiocese of Atlanta didn’t admit the crime until 2018, a lawyer for the unnamed plaintiff argued Tuesday.

  • Updated

A Douglasville man was arrested on cruelty to animal charges stemming from keeping a dog outside for long periods of time.

  • Updated

Douglas County District Attorney Dalia Racine will be the guest speaker at the annual S.H.A.R.E. House Candlelight Vigil on Thursday to bring awareness to the impact domestic violence has on the community.

  • Updated

Brandy Townsend's house has become a go-to spot for folks looking for some Halloween fun. Townsend and her family decorated their mailbox, porch and yard at 4729 Woods Valley Drive in Douglasville off Dorsett Shoals Road with skeletons. Townsend said the house is lit at night and guests are …

  • Updated

Brandy Townsend’s house has become a go-to spot for folks looking for some Halloween fun. Townsend and her family decorated their mailbox, porch and yard at 4729 Woods Valley Drive in Douglasville off Dorsett Shoals Road with skeletons. Townsend said the house is lit at night and guests are …

  • Updated

The Douglasville City Council will hold a final public hearing Monday before voting on whether to approve a zoning change that would allow a new development with 238 single-family homes at the corner of Timber Ridge Drive and Prestley Mill Road.

  • Updated

Charles Lollar is challenging incumbent Sam Davis for the for Ward 3, Post 2 seat, which covers the city’s north side. Businessman John Rogers is also vying for the seat.

  • Updated

As President Joe Biden’s $1 trillion infrastructure plan continues stalling in Congress, Georgia U.S. Sen. Jon Ossoff is hoping to get $10 billion included in the budget reconciliation bill for high-speed passenger rail for Georgia and the Southeast.