The Douglas County Board of Commissioners unanimously approved the county administrator’s plan to bring all county employees back to the workplace in addition to re-opening all administrative buildings.
ATLANTA — The double-barreled ugliness that was 2020 in America is reverberating in 2021 in a crime wave that has hit cities across the country, including Atlanta.
Calling it a ‘long time coming’, county business leaders and Foxhall Resort developers finally cut the ribbon to signify that the sprawling facility is now open.
Using West Georgia Technical College as the backdrop, Congressman David Scott announced a push to expand federal investment through an expanding the National Apprenticeship Act.
An East Point man gained entry into his in-laws house where he killed his estranged wife and mother-in-law during an early Sunday morning murder-suicide.
Restaurant options in downtown Douglasville will see a new addition in June. Gritz Brunch Bar’s grand opening is fast-approaching and will appeal to that late-morning, early afternoon crowd, some wanting breakfast, others ready for lunch.
The Douglas County School System will offer COVID-19 vaccinations to any eligible student and employee as all five high schools will host an event this summer.
Douglas County is one of two metro Atlanta communities that will receive technical support from community partners through the Atlanta Regional Commission’s Community Development Assistant Program.
Before Forrest Ellis began to talk about his experience in the U.S. Army during the 1944 D-Day invasion of Normandy in World War II, he apologized for not remembering all of the details.
Community and religious leaders in the county reflected on the passing of loved ones due to COVID-19 on Wednesday during a Pinwheel Memorial Garden ceremony sponsored by the Douglas County School System.
The Douglas County Chamber, Elevate Douglas Economic Partnership and Douglas County Sentinel announced the 2021 Douglas County Small Business Awards program on Thursday.
ATLANTA — The state Board of Education voted Thursday to essentially endorse Gov. Brian Kemp’s opposition to teaching “critical race theory” in Georgia schools, despite criticism it would muzzle open discussion of America’s history of racism.
As leisure time options begin to open back up as concerns triggered by the pandemic begin to shift toward what will be ‘the new normal,’ outdoor events that draw crowds are doable again under certain parameters. Douglas County will host what is billed as “a curated, destination music festiva…
Douglas County will host its second virtual community meeting regarding the Douglas County Comprehensive Transportation Plan (CTP) Update to discuss transportation priorities with community members on Thursday, June 3, at 6 p.m. via Zoom.
New Manchester High School wrapped up graduations for the county’s five high schools with 394 seniors in the Class of 2021 receiving their diplomas Saturday morning. The graduation had originally been planned for Friday evening, but was postponed due to storms in the area. In all, 2,092 seni…
Douglas County sheriff’s deputies arrested a suspect wanted in neighboring Fulton County after a manhunt along I-20 Wednesday that slowed traffic and left a nearby business on lockdown.
ATLANTA — Georgia lawmakers Wednesday launched an effort to examine what’s behind a rise in violent crime in metro Atlanta and consider potential solutions.
Douglas County sheriff’s deputies arrested a suspect wanted in nearby Fulton County after a manhunt along I-20 Wednesday that slowed traffic and left nearby businesses on lockdown.
With COVID-19 cases continuing to decline as more people are vaccinated, Wellstar Health System has started to allow visitors at its hospitals again.
During the first day of graduation rehearsal on Tuesday, Douglas County High Principal Andre Weaver saw most of the members of the senior class for the first time this school year.
ATLANTA — Gov. Brian Kemp signed an executive order Tuesday prohibiting state agencies, state service providers, and state properties from requiring COVID-19 vaccine passports.
The plans to build a three-story mixed-use building in downtown Douglasville are still moving forward, but remain in the discussion stages in the short-term.
A southwest Atlanta teenager is behind bars after being charged with multiple counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon stemming from alleged gang activity.
The Douglas County Board of Education on Monday tentatively adopted a $266.7 million budget for Fiscal Year 2022 that includes 5% raises for teachers and paraprofessionals and 2% raises for all other staff.