The Douglas County School System saw an increase in its SAT mean score for the class of 2021, results from the Georgia Department of Education released last week show.
ATLANTA — A state authority with the ability to bring together local police agencies could help curb the growth of crimes involving motor vehicles, law enforcement officials and representatives of vehicle rental companies said Tuesday.
ATLANTA — The Georgia Supreme Court Tuesday dismissed a lawsuit contesting state Rep. Shea Roberts’ election victory last November.
A 23-year-old Austell man was recently convicted of carjacking, attempted armed robbery and reckless conduct charges stemming from a 2018 incident in Lithia Springs.
Deputy Fire Chief Eric Phillips called 11-year-old Lanai Denoia a “true hero” for saving her younger brother and grandmother from a house fire.
ATLANTA — Georgia Attorney General Chris Carr has joined 23 other state attorneys general in a letter to President Joe Biden warning of legal action if the White House’s proposed COVID-19 vaccine mandate is implemented.
It won’t be long before autumn comes to Georgia, but the changing season could bring more than just cooler temperatures and beautiful foliage.
The Douglasville Planning Commission voted unanimously Wednesday to OK a zoning change to allow for a new development that would include 238 detached single-family homes at the corner of Timber Ridge Drive and Prestley Mill Road.
A Douglasville man was recently indicted by the Douglas County grand jury on eight counts of sexual exploitation of children and one count of child molestation.
The Kemp for Governor Campaign released a lengthy list of endorsements from current members of the Georgia General Assembly earlier this month. Two of three Republicans in the Douglas delegation were included on the endorsement list issued by the Kemp campaign.
ATLANTA — New cases of COVID-19 on University System of Georgia campuses started to come down this week after increasing at the beginning of the fall semester.
ATLANTA — Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger signed a petition Thursday supporting a Georgia constitutional amendment that would limit voting in state and local elections to American citizens.
The September Saturdays Festival returns to the grounds of the Douglas County Courthouse over the next two Saturdays.
As Lee Greenwood’s “God Bless the USA” played in the background, Vernon Jones made his entrance Tuesday evening into the gymnasium at West Metro Church of God in Douglasville.
The Douglasville Police Department debuted its Peace Officers for Justice and Accountability Rally last year in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, underscoring the urgency and need for such an event.
ATLANTA — The Georgia Department of Agriculture should play a role in the state’s fledgling medical marijuana program, a member of a legislative oversight committee said Monday.
ATLANTA — For the fourth year in a row, Georgia public-school students outperformed their counterparts in the nation’s public schools on the SAT.
ATLANTA — The U.S. Justice Department announced Tuesday it has opened a statewide investigation into conditions inside Georgia’s prisons.
ATLANTA — The president of the Medical Association of Georgia said Wednesday this flu season could be worse than last year’s, and again stressed the importance of getting a COVID-19 vaccine.
The weather for Saturday’s memorial ceremony in Douglas County for the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks was as perfect as it was on Sept. 11, 2001, in New York.
ATLANTA — President Joe Biden’s approval rating in Georgia — nationally regarded as one of several key swing states in the 2022 midterm election and the presidential race in 2024 — is declining, according to a new survey.
Vic Troncalli remembers waking up in his sixth-floor New York apartment on Sept. 11, 2001, and thinking how “magnificent” the weather was outside.
While watching then-President George W. Bush make a speech before Congress after the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, Joshua Hammonds turned to his mother and told her he was joining the military.
On the 20th anniversary of Sept. 11th, Americans are reflecting on this devastating day when militants associated with the Islamic extremist group al Qaeda hijacked four airplanes and carried out suicide attacks against targets in the United States. Almost 3,000 people were killed during the…
The Douglasville and Douglas County governments are hosting a 9/11 Memorial Ceremony at the courthouse Saturday to honor those who lost their lives in the Sept. 11, 2011, terrorist attacks.
ATLANTA — Gov. Brian Kemp is vowing to fight President Joe Biden’s newly announced COVID-19 mandates, which now include requiring employers with more than 100 workers to mandate either vaccinations or weekly tests.
When Trey Giddens saw on social media that Todrick Hall was in Atlanta for a movie, he decided to reach out to the multi-talented entertainer.
Douglas County Sheriff Tim Pounds and Fire Chief Roderick Jolivette recently shared their remembrances of September 11th, 2001. Each man answered questions with reverence, honor, and pride for the fallen first responders who lost their lives doing the same job as them. They both would like t…
Do you like Coca-Cola? Then you can indirectly thank Carroll County, because the man who made Coke popular, the one who made the Georgia-based soft drink a global brand, was born right here.
If you’ve been in the housing market the last few months, or know someone who has, you know just how competitive and challenging it is. You may be left wondering, is it all worth it? The question doesn’t linger long when you glance at the rental market.
ATLANTA — Two of Georgia’s senior congressmen are urging Gov. Brian Kemp to take action in the wake of a surge in COVID hospitalizations.
Former President Donald Trump will headline a Sept. 25 rally in Perry, his first appearance in the Peach State since the U.S. Senate runoff elections back in January.
For the past six years, choral students at Alexander High School have spent time exploring American folk music, specifically that which emerged around the 19th Century.
ATLANTA — With Georgia’s finances in better shape than last year at this time, the General Assembly is expected to consider tax relief this winter aimed at low- and middle-income Georgia families.
ATLANTA — Former President Donald Trump has endorsed University of Georgia football great Herschel Walker for the U.S. Senate and state Sen. Burt Jones for lieutenant governor.