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Wednesday Aug 13 | Sandy Springs Neighbor

Part of a Plan: Foxhall could spur development of southeast Douglas

The proposed Foxhall Resort and Sporting Club, planned to include a 350-room Westin Hotel and conference center and 18-hole championship golf course and spa, is just part of Douglas County's vision to develop its largely rural southeastern area.

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Wednesday Aug 13 | Sandy Springs Neighbor

Douglas does well on literature; math lags

Although Douglas County high school students improved in all end of course tests this year, they still were having a problem with meeting state standards in math- and science-related subjects.

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Related Topix: Douglas, GA, Education Etc., Douglas County, GA, Lithia Springs, GA

Sun Aug 10, 2014

WALB-TV Albany

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Coffee County deputies are on the lookout for an inmate who walked off during work detail at the Child Advocacy Center in Douglas today.Sheriff Doyle Wooten says Gabriel Benjamin Carelock stepped outside to get some plywood and left.

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Fri Aug 01, 2014

WALB-TV Albany

Douglas DQ grill catches fire

The Dairy Queen in Douglas closed after a grease fire flared up in their cooking appliances.

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Related Topix: Fire, Douglas, GA

Wed Jul 30, 2014

The Macon Telegraph

Midstate college leaders support sexual assault bill

The proposed legislation, which would require colleges to survey students about the issue of sexual assault on campus, would bring more awareness to the issue and help colleges increase prevention efforts, local campus leaders say.

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Related Topix: University of Georgia Georgia College, Milledgeville, GA, Baldwin County, GA, Mercer University, Pearson, GA, Atkinson County, GA, Douglas, GA

Sandy Springs Neighbor

Douglas County gives majority of votes to Perdue, Buck, Morgan

Douglas voters gave David Perdue 58 percent of their votes in the July 22 primary election runoff to help him defeat U.S. Rep. Jack Kingston for one of Georgia's two U.S. Senate seats.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Jack Kingston, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Douglas, GA, Douglas County, GA, Georgia, Cobb County, GA, Austell, GA

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Tifton Gazette

Carhartt Bassmaster team championship to air on ESPNU

Lake Chatuge in Hiawassee and Young Harris might be a bit far for supporters of ABAC's national championship contender fishing team to travel this week, but television cameras will be there.

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Related Topix: Hiawassee, GA, Towns County, GA, Young Harris, GA, Willacoochee, GA, The National, Entertainment, Television

Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Macon Telegraph

Ex-secretary for Douglas prosecutor indicted

Tammie Agan was indicted Friday on 34 felony charges of making a false statement or writing and 24 misdemeanor counts of theft by taking.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

MyFoxAtlanta

UGA seeking vice president for instruction

Hundreds of protesters on either side of the war in Gaza faced off on a busy downtown Atlanta street Friday, chanting and waving signs or flags.

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Related Topix: Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, Douglas, GA, Douglas County, GA, Athens, GA, Clarke County, GA

MyFoxAtlanta

Gunman robs Athens sex shop, assaults customer

Hundreds of protesters on either side of the war in Gaza faced off on a busy downtown Atlanta street Friday, chanting and waving signs or flags.

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Related Topix: Athens, GA, Clarke County, GA, Douglas, GA, Douglas County, GA

MyFoxAtlanta

Georgia man dies while snorkeling off Key Largo

Hundreds of protesters on either side of the war in Gaza faced off on a busy downtown Atlanta street Friday, chanting and waving signs or flags.

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Related Topix: Georgia, Douglas, GA, Douglas County, GA

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Patch.com

Douglas County, Metro Atlanta See Rise in Jobless Rate

The unemployment rose for the second straight month in metro Atlanta, rising four-tenths of a point in June, according to labor force estimates released by the Georgia Department of Labor.

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Related Topix: Douglas County, GA, Douglas, GA

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Tifton Gazette

Police Report for July 24

TIFTON POLICE DEPT. Idalia Banda, 31, 13 Gene Lane, was charged Thursday with driving without a valid license and missing or defective headlights.

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Related Topix: Tifton, GA, Tift County, GA, Douglas, GA, Decatur, GA, Dekalb County, GA, Willacoochee, GA

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