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  1. Living nativities, musical events ring in Christmas seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 1 | Douglas County Sentinel

    ... its annual "How Far to Bethlehem?" free, drive-through Nativity Dec. 2-4 from 7 to 9 p.m. Churches throughout Douglas County are beginning the Advent Season with several opportunities to experience the birth of Jesus in a personal, powerful way this ...

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  2. Runoff will determine council seat in Villa RicaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 30 | Douglas County Sentinel

    ... candidate won 50 percent plus one vote in the four-man race, setting the stage for a runoff. Ward 4 straddles both Douglas and Carroll counties, with the majority of the area in Douglas. Early voting for the post began last Monday and is to conclude ...

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  3. Racine Remembers: Why So Many Armenians Chose RacineRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 27 | Groong

    ... Grocery Stores. Also serving the Racine Armenians were two other Armenian grocers located on State Street near Douglas Avenue. These stores, aside from the usual staples, carried on their shelves bulghur, basturma, halva, olives and other foods ...

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  4. John LewisRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 22 | Lockhart Post Register

    ... are sisters, Velma Lewis Gibby and Vonice Lewis Arnette; and many nieces and nephews. John was born in Douglas, Ga., and was the youngest of nine children. He graduated from high school in 1949 and was attending college in Atlanta when the ...

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  5. Lonnie Ray LawrenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 18 | Mena Star

    ... and friend to all who knew him. He will be dearly missed by all. He is survived by: Brothers: Cliff Lawrence of Douglas, Georgia, Jimmy Lawrence and wife Mayjal of Lockesburg, Arkansas; Sister: Jeanette Kesterson of Nashville, Arkansas; ...

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  6. Mrs. Clara Laverne ButlerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 17 | The Heard Citizen

    Mrs. Clara Laverne Kent Butler, age 97, of Douglas, GA passed away Tuesday evening, November 15, 2016 at Shady Acres Health and Rehabilitation following an extended illness. She was preceded in death by her husband, Jim Nerrill Butler.

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  7. Douglas Merle WattsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 16 | Times Georgian

    Douglas Merle Watts, age 69, of Carrollton and Dallas, Georgia, passed away on Saturday, November 12, 2016. He was born on May 17, 1947, in Dallas, Georgia, the son of the late Silas and Ludie Watts.

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  8. Reese elected Villa Rica mayorRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 11 | Times Georgian

    ... won the mayoral post with a total of 3,127 votes, or 61.09 percent, of the 5,118 votes cast in both Carroll and Douglas counties. Some 40 percent of Villa Rica's population is in Douglas. Isaac Robinson, a store manager for a retail chain, came in ...

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  9. Political power shifts in DouglasRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 11 | Douglas County Sentinel

    Douglas County began Tuesday, Nov. 8, as a place where local offices were held mostly by Republicans. By the end of the day, that was no longer the case.

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  10. Douglas SPLOST will benefit Villa RicaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 9 | Times Georgian

    Voters in Douglas County on Tuesday approved a referendum for a special purpose local option sales tax for capital improvements to fund roadway and transportation, fire/EMS and a public safety digital radio system and parks and recreation. With all precincts reporting, the unofficial results posted by the Georgia Secretary of State showed 28,736 "yes" votes, or 51.41 percent, to 27,156 "no" votes, or 48.59 percent, on the 1-cent special purpose local option sales tax that will go into effect in April 2017.

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  11. Alexander wins third termRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 8 | Douglas County Sentinel

    Two members of Douglas County's eight-member state delegation had challenges Tuesday and both seemed on their way to re-election in the General Assembly. Rep. Kimberly Alexander, D-Douglasville, held off Republican Bruce Emory, a Paulding County businessman, to win her third term representing District 66, which covers parts of south Paulding and north Douglas.

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  12. Reese wins Villa Rica mayoral raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 8 | Times Georgian

    ... won the mayoral post with a total of 3,127 votes, or 61.09 percent, of the 5,118 votes cast in both Carroll and Douglas counties. Some 40 percent of Villa Rica's population is in Douglas. Isaac Robinson, a store manager for a retail chain, came in ...

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  13. Villa Rica to elect new mayor, city councilmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 7 | Times Georgian

    In addition to helping choose the next president of the United States, Villa Rica residents today will elect the city next mayor and a new Ward 4 council member. Villa Rica residents who live across the county line will also be voting on a special purpose local option sales tax question will determine what kinds of capital improvements will be made over the next six years in the Douglas County section of the city, an area that is expected to see a surge in growth over the next decade.

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  14. Election Day is finally hereRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 5 | Douglas County Sentinel

    After some hard-fought primaries and even harder-fought battles in the general election for races from president of the United States to Douglas County sheriff and county commission chairman, everything will finally culminate with Election Day on Tuesday. For voters who didn't cast their ballots during advance voting, this will be the final shot at weighing in on who occupies several important offices over the next four years - or two in the case of state legislators.

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  15. Investors take heavy interest in Douglas housing marketRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2016 | Times Georgian

    Although the number of foreclosures in Douglas County has decreased in the past few years, there has been a spike in investor presence in the area, according to a recent report from RealtyTrac. Instead of individuals purchasing homes on the market, there has been a steady increase in institutional investors purchasing the properties.

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  16. Men fear machine 'trapping human souls,' arrested after planning attack on HAARP facilityRead the original story

    Nov 2, 2016 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Michael Mancil, 30, and James Kenneth Dryden, 21, both of Douglas, Georgia, were arrested Thursday night, the Douglas Enterprise reported. They were loading weapons, including assault rifles, thousands of rounds of ammunition, bullet proof vests, radio communications equipment and $5,000 cash into a vehicle.

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  17. UWG professor: Health of local economy is 'good, not great'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2016 | Times Georgian

    ... and national level. This year's breakfast was the 20th of its kind held at UWG, with people from Carroll, Coweta, Douglas, Haralson, Paulding and Polk counties attending. industry and housing. Smith's biggest concerns relate to signs of a possibly ...

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  18. Plot to attack HAARP facility in Gakona stopped by Georgia policeRead the original story

    Nov 1, 2016 | APRN

    The High-Frequency Active Auroral Research Program or HAARP facility in Gakona was the target of a planned attack by two Georgia men. The Douglas Enterprise reported that 30-year-old Michael Mancil, and 21-year-old James Kenneth Dryden, both of Douglas, GA were arrested Thursday night after loading weapons, including assault rifles, thousands of rounds of ammunition, bullet proof vests, radio communications equipment and $5,000 cash into a vehicle.

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  19. Suspected terrorists believe research facility controls minds, traps soulsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2016 | KOLD-TV Tucson

    ... something out of a movie, one where a small army was headed to war. But Coffee County investigators said the two Douglas men collected dozens of weapons as part of a plan to attack the High Frequency Active Aural Research Facility or HAARP. The ...

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  20. Suspected terrorists believes research facility controls minds, traps soulsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2016 | WALB-TV Albany

    ... something out of a movie, one where a small army was headed to war. But Coffee County investigators said the two Douglas men collected dozens of weapons as part of a plan to attack the High Frequency Active Aural Research Facility or HAARP. "We were ...

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