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ATLANTA — Gov. Brian Kemp is committing up to $2 million from the Governor’s Emergency Fund to the state Department of Public Safety’s Crime Suppression Unit.

ATLANTA — Georgia Power’s nuclear expansion at Plant Vogtle is being delayed again due to “productivity challenges” and additional time needing for testing and quality assurance, the Atlanta-based utility announced Thursday.

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All Douglas County schools will participate in the Community Eligibility Provision, which will provide free lunch and breakfast to all students for the 2021-22 school year.

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Nearly 800 University of West Georgia graduates walked across the stage toward the next step of their lives at the university’s Summer 2021 Commencement on Saturday.

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The Douglas County Board of Commissioners and Parks and Recreation Department held grand opening and ribbon-cutting ceremonies for the new Clinton Nature Preserve Trailhead on Friday.

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The American Civil Liberties Union and other groups suing to overturn Georgia’s new election law have an arduous road ahead to show how it disparately harms minorities after a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision sets what legal experts say is a nearly impossible standard to overcome.

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Over the last two months, a Douglas County Grand Jury has returned 53 true bills of indictment on criminal cases.

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ATLANTA — A federal jury on Thursday convicted Georgia’s suspended insurance commissioner Jim Beck of all 37 counts of fraud and money laundering against him, ending a two-week trial.

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ATLANTA — Georgia and other states with low COVID-19 vaccination rates are in a race against time with fast-replicating variants of the virus, a faculty member at the Morehouse School of Medicine said Thursday.

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Douglas County’s top public health official said she is concerned about the highly contagious coronavirus delta variant as the number of new cases creeps up and vaccination rates continue to remain low in the county and across the state.

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Contrary to county Commissioner Kelly Robinson’s apparent misquote of an audit report during Monday’s work session, the Douglas County Sentinel has not been disqualified from being the county’s legal organ, according to one of the state’s top open government attorneys.

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The Douglasville City Council approved an agreement for a bridge over Riverside Parkway and the sale of alcohol at two Cracker Barrel restaurants during its legislative meeting Monday.

The Douglas County Department of Transportation (DCDOT) received word Tuesday from Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT), that the bridges Burnt Hickory and North County Line which are currently closed for reconstruction will remain closed through mid to late August of 2021, county spo…

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ATLANTA — A judge from the Georgia Court of Appeals is moving up to the state Supreme Court.

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ATLANTA — Georgia’s new election law is a thinly disguised Republican attempt to reverse GOP losses suffered in the last election cycle with restrictions aimed at reducing voter turnout, witnesses told a U.S. Senate committee Monday.

ATLANTA — The Georgia Lottery generated more than $1.5 billion for the state’s HOPE Scholarship and Pre-K programs during the last fiscal year, a record that came despite a global pandemic that dampened economic activity.

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Former Chapel Hill High track and field standout Jaylen Slade has decided to turn pro and forgo his senior season of eligibility.

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A new school year is around the corner and many children are looking forward to seeing their friends and teachers as schools throughout Georgia prepare to return to full-time, in-person classroom instruction. While many Georgians are excited for the upcoming school year, it can also be a str…