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14 hrs ago | Sandy Springs Neighbor

Commission to vote on rollback millage rate

Douglas County taxpayers may see a slight decrease on their 2014 county tax bills if the Douglas County Commission approves a property tax rate rollback as proposed.

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Related Topix: Douglasville, GA, Villa Rica, GA, Carroll County, GA, Cobb County, GA, Austell, GA

18 hrs ago | Patch.com

Douglasville Man Arrested for Attempted Murder in Ala.

A Douglasville, Ga., man has been charged with attempted murder in Alabama for shooting a man in the back during an apparent robbery in June.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

MyFoxAtlanta

Child collects teddy bears to help other children

Taylor Shepard wants to give them away to help other children who lost their own toys in local house fires.

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Related Topix: Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, US Politics, Jack Kingston, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Douglasville, GA

Patch.com

Watch Tonight: Douglasville Teen Gets His Chance on 'Jeopardy!'

A Douglasville student's attempt at winning $75,000 in the "Jeopardy!" TV game show, airing tonight on WXIA-TV.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

MyFoxAtlanta

Douglasville police chief may learn fate Monday

The police chief in Douglasville may learn his possible fate on Monday a week after making controversial comments about officer pay and force attrition.

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Related Topix: Douglasville, GA, Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, Jack Kingston, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Columbus, GA, Muscogee County, GA

Fri Jul 18, 2014

MDJonline.com

Lithia Springs woman charged in Powder Springs motorcycle crash

A Lithia Springs woman is facing charges connected to a motorcycle crash that claimed the life of a Mableton man Sunday.

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Related Topix: Lithia Springs, GA, Cobb County, GA, Powder Springs, GA, Mableton, GA

Patch.com

What's the Asking Price? 7 Beds, 5 Baths in Lithia Springs

Here's an inside look at an area home listed for sale on Zillow.com . This home at 9111 Old Mill Street in Lithia Springs has 7 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms and 3,881 square feet.

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Related Topix: Lithia Springs, GA, Home Listing, Home

Thu Jul 17, 2014

MyFoxAtlanta

2 Smyrna bank robbery arrests in 2 days

Kentrell Maurice Allen, 18, attempted to rob Fifth Third Bank, located inside Kroger on South Cobb Drive, Wednesday around 12:30 p.m. According to police, Robinson presented a holdup note at the bank and then fled after a teller gave him money.

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Related Topix: Douglasville, GA, Cherokee County, GA, Cumming, GA, Forsyth County, GA

MyFoxAtlanta

Elderly woman's car vandalized in SW Atlanta

More than a dozen Douglasville police officers have quit, or are on leave, and many are questioning the reason why.

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Related Topix: Douglasville, GA, Cherokee County, GA, Cumming, GA, Forsyth County, GA, US Politics, Jack Kingston, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives

MyFoxAtlanta

Sources: officials considering replacing Douglasville police chief

More than a dozen Douglasville police officers have quit, or are on leave, and many are questioning the reason why.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Examiner.com

A summer SOO-ree, the Douglasville AKA way...

The all-white affair includes live music and a silent auction, so come on out for a good time.

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Related Topix: Douglasville, GA, Student Society, Sororities, Alpha Kappa Alpha

Patch.com

Cultural Arts Center's 'Crossroads' Exhibit Is Retrospective Show

The Cultural Arts Council of Douglasville/Douglas County announces the reception for "Crossroads: Where Art & History Meet" at the Cultural Arts Council on Thursday, July 24th, from 6 until 8 p.m. The exhibit is a retrospective show of the CAC's permanent collection featuring some of the earliest acquired pieces, as well as highlighting some of the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Douglasville, GA, University of Georgia West Georgia State

WAFF-TV Huntsville

Tiffany Regina Daniel, arrested for electronics fraud scheme

Police arrested Tiffany Regina Daniel, 27, of Ellenwood, GA and Graham Christopher Shell, 26, of Winston, GA on various charges related to a scheme to use false identification to acquire cell phones and electronics from local retailers.

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Related Topix: Ellenwood, GA, Dekalb County, GA, Winston, GA, Cell Phones, Electronics, T-Mobile

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Patch.com

Douglas County Restaurant Scores: China Wok Passes Re-Test

A Villa Rica restaurant that failed a health department inspection last month, fared much better in the follow-up test.

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Related Topix: Villa Rica, GA, Carroll County, GA

Sandy Springs Neighbor

on the Move: Groundbreaking set next month for Highway 92

Staff / Samantha M. Shal City of Douglasville Planning Director Michelle Wright points out Highway 92 on a map of the city.

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Patch.com

Send Us Your Tips, Douglasville

Patch wants to know what's happening in the Douglasville area. Send news tips, photos, videos or questions about local stories you want us to cover to scott.bernarde@patch.com.

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Athens Banner-Herald

Georgia juvenile judge to become council president

Georgia Juvenile Court Judge Peggy H. Walker is scheduled to today become president of the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges at its 77th annual conference being held in Chicago.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

Patch.com

Keurig Hosts Job Fair for New Cold Beverage Facility

Keurig Green Mountain, which announced last month its plans to open a new cold beverage facility in Douglasville, will host a job fair next week to start filling positions.

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Patch.com

Douglas County Teen Gets 5 Years in Hit-and-Run Case

A Douglas County teen has been sentenced to five years for causing a fatal hit-and-run death of a pedestrian last fall.

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Related Topix: Villa Rica, GA, Carroll County, GA, Douglasville, GA

Patch.com

Sheriff's Office: Arrest Made in Subdivision Burglaries

A Douglasville woman has been arrested and charged as part of the Douglas County Sheriff's Office investigation of burglaries in the Annawakee Trails subdivision.

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