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3 hrs ago | LaGrange Daily News

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West Georgia Technical College radiography students use new equipment received from the Roosevelt Warm Springs Institute.

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8 hrs ago | Osprey Observer

Addy Benz Receives 2014 Zachary Tucker H.E.R.O. Award

These are the characteristics displayed by Zach Tucker, who was a Lithia Springs student who courageously battled a cancerous brain tumor for 10 months during his third grade year in the 2005-2006 school year.

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Related Topix: Lithia Springs, GA

Thu Jul 31, 2014

KXAN-TV Austin

Police: Georgia man had 174 pounds of marijuana

Oklahoma police say they've charged a Georgia man with drug trafficking after they found 174 pounds of marijuana in a car he was towing.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Douglasville, GA

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Sandy Springs Neighbor

Police officer pay under fire in Douglasville

Douglasville's city manager and police chief have begun meeting about issues surrounding the recruitment, employment and retention of officers.

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Alabama Live

Former caretaker of woman dumped at St. Vincent's East in 2010 found guilty in Georgia of stealing victim's Social Security benefits

The former caretaker of a woman who was dumped at a Birmingham hospital and remained unidentified for three years afterward pleaded guilty in Georgia to wire fraud and other federal charges in connection with the bizarre case of Jane "Sally" Doe.

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Related Topix: Social Security, Personal Finance, Douglasville, GA, Federal Prisons, Prison

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, Coffee County, GA, Georgia, Cobb County, GA, Austell, GA

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Athens Banner-Herald

Athens-Clarke County blotter

Police responded to multiple reports Friday that catalytic converters were stollen from Athens area hospitals between Thursday night and Friday morning, according to Athens-Clarke County police reports.

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Related Topix: Athens, GA, Clarke County, GA, Douglasville, GA, Madison County, GA, Danielsville, GA

Creative Loafing Atlanta

James Camp, CL contributing photographer, has died

James Camp, longtime Creative Loafing contributing photographer and Atlanta freelance photographer at large, has died.

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Related Topix: Suicide, Lithia Springs, GA, Photography, Arts

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, Coffee 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, Coffee 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, Coffee County, GA

Patch.com

What's the Asking Price? Stunning Brick Ranch on 10 Acres

Here's an inside look at an area home listed for sale on Zillow.com . This home at 6900 Dorsett Shoals Road in Douglasville has 5 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms and 5,884 square feet.

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Related Topix: Home Listing, Home, Douglasville, GA

Patch.com

Sunbrook Academy Joins 'Happy' Video Craze

By Scott Bernarde Sunbrook Academy, which has locations in Douglasville, Austell, Acworth, Kennesaw and Woodstock, has joined the Internet rage of posting videos accompanied by the Pharrell song, "Happy."

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Related Topix: Douglasville, GA, Cobb County, GA, Austell, GA, Kennesaw, GA, Cherokee County, GA, Woodstock, GA

Patch.com

BOLO: Douglasville PD Looking for Thief Who Stole Handguns

The Douglasville Police Department is on the lookout for the vehicle driven by a suspect who may have stole several handguns and shooting equipment from another car at Monterrey Mexican Restaurant on Fairburn Road.

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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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Patch.com

Shared on Facebook: Have You Seen This Suspected Fraudulent Check-Writer?

The Douglas County Sheriff's Officer has shared a post on its Facebook page on a woman suspected for writing fraudulent checks at Hobby Lobby locations in Douglasville, Conyers and Newnan.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

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

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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