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  1. Democrats: Commission chairman has 'undermined his ability to do his job'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2016 | Times Georgian

    Representatives from Douglas County's Democratic Legislative Delegation and several local Democratic elected officials denounced several racist comments made recently by Douglas County Commission Chairman Tom Worthan at a press conference Monday afternoon to formally ask for his resignation. A statement was issued jointly on the steps of the Douglas County Courthouse by state Reps. 21 comments

  2. Democratic officials call for Worthan to resignRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2016 | Douglas County Sentinel

    Douglas County Commission Chairman Tom Worthan, a Republican, is under pressure to resign and end his bid for re-election by a committee of local Democratic elected office holders following the release of a secretly recorded video of him making racist comments that was obtained by Fox 5 Atlanta and released Wednesday. A statement was jointly issued Friday afternoon by members of Douglas County's state delegation including state Reps. 15 comments

  3. Robert Lee FranklinRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2016 | WALB-TV Albany

    ... tried to stop him, crashed into a tree, and then ran into the woods. The Sheriff's Office, the State Patrol, and Douglas Police set up a perimeter, and caught Franklin near Ward and Sibbet Streets. The Marshals Service had information that Franklin ...

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  4. Unemployment rate in Douglas dips to 5.3%Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2016 | Douglas County Sentinel

    There were fewer people in Douglas County without jobs last month, based on August 2016 numbers released Thursday by the Georgia Department of Labor. Douglas County's unemployment rate dropped to 5.3 percent in August, down from 5.5 percent in July, according to the state's labor department.

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  5. Fall into step with 'Walk Douglas' programRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2016 | Times Georgian

    A group of individuals who are invested in the health and well-being of the citizens of Douglas County met recently at the Douglas County UGA Cooperative Extension Office to gear up for Walk Douglas, a 10-week program that runs from Oct. 1 to Dec. 10. This is part of the UGA Cooperative Extension Service program that has been in existence since 2008, whose theme is "Move More, Live More." Pictured from left, Susan Culpepper, Douglas County Cooperative Extension Service Director; Whitney Constien, Douglas County Chamber; Alison Curtis, Cobb-Douglas Public Health; Amy Baille, DeNyse Company; Kendrick Davis, City of Douglasville Parks and Recreation; and Chad Griffin, Douglas County Parks and Recreation.

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  6. Pritz named finalist for Superintendent of the YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2016 | Times Georgian

    Douglas County Schools Superintendent Gordon Pritz was recently selected as one of four finalists for Georgia's 2017 Superintendent of the Year. "Dr. Pritz has continuously demonstrated effective leadership in the district and our mission to provide a quality education for every student in a safe and supportive environment," said D.T. Jackson, chairman of the Douglas County Board of Education.

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  7. Ellis AshleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2016 | Times Georgian

    ... Susie Turley, Leler Turley, Unice Dise, and Lily Ogle. Survivors include his children, Naressa (Alan) Reese, Douglas (Cathy) Ashley, Donna (Joseph) Dion, Deborah (James) Hennington, and Rebecca (Craig) Coursey; his brother, Arlin Ashley; his special ...

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  8. Brenda Ross BlueRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2016 | Metter Advertiser

    ... of Candler County and graduated in 1974. She went on to attend and graduate from South Georgia State College in Douglas, Georgia. There she became a member of the "ATL Peaches" and was a founding member of the South Georgia College Alumni ...

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  9. Premium Waters building plant in MississippiRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2016 | Plastics News

    ... to the company's website. The new production facility near Jackson is about half way between production locations in Douglas, Ga., and Fort Worth, Texas. Water bottle sizes include 10 ounce, 20 ounce, half liter and 1 liter. While the company makes ...

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  10. Tax bills are in the mailRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2016 | Times Georgian

    ... some issues in getting the bills ready at the last minute but that everything worked out. Bills are due back to the Douglas County Tax Commissioner's Office 60 days from when they're mailed according to state law, Cowan said. Villa Rica was late ...

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  11. September Saturdays set for next two weekendsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2016 | Douglas County Sentinel

    Douglas County's 14th Annual September Saturdays Festival is back on Sept. 17 and 24. The much-heralded event is the largest festival in Douglas County and last year approximately 15,000 people attended.

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  12. United Way kicks off local campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2016 | Times Georgian

    Former Atlanta Falcons linebacker-turned-politician Dewey McClain was guest speaker Tuesday at the Douglas County Chamber's monthly Greystone Power Luncheon hosted by the United Way. He is pictured with Kelly Smith, county engagement director for Douglas, Paulding and Cherokee counties.

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  13. Fatal Shooting in Lanier County, Two Others InjuredRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2016 | WTXL

    ... transported to SGMC. This investigation is active and ongoing. Anyone with information can contact the GBI Region 4 Douglas office at (912) 389-4103 or the Lakeland Police Department at (229) 482-3300.

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  14. 1 Man Dead After He and 2 Others Shot in Lanier CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2016 | WTXL

    ... transported to SGMC. This investigation is active and ongoing. Anyone with information can contact the GBI Region 4 Douglas office at (912) 389-4103 or the Lakeland Police Department at (229) 482-3300.

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  15. EPD declares Level 1 Drought Response in DouglasRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2016 | Douglas County Sentinel

    But Gil Shearouse, executive director of the Douglasville-Douglas County Water and Sewer Authority, said he's not too alarmed at this stage, with the Dog River Reservoir holding up well despite a rain deficit of a little more than 17 inches this year. Georgia EPD Director Richard Dunn made the decision to go to the Level 1 Drought Response, calling it a "a good opportunity to partner with our public water utilities to promote good stewardship and to remind Georgians of the importance of using water wisely."

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  16. Three people were shot in Lakeland Friday nightRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2016 | WTVM

    ... ounds. He was transported to SGMC for treatment of his injuries. Anyone with information is asked to contact the GBI Douglas Office at 912-389-4103 or the Lakeland Police Dept. at 229-482-3300.

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  17. Tax bill crisis avertedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2016 | Douglas County Sentinel

    Uncertainty in Carroll County left the Douglas County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday morning taking precautionary steps just in case tax revenues coming into the county's coffers were delayed. But by Tuesday night, the Villa Rica City Council appeared to have averted the crisis by finally setting its millage rate.

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  18. Uga Football: Chubb running strong for BulldogsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2016 | Walker County Messenger

    ... Holyfield, the son of former boxing champion Evander Holyfield, was held out with an ankle injury. Senior Brendan Douglas ran for 23 yards on three carries. Smart said Monday Holyfield almost was cleared to play against North Carolina and will ...

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  19. Coffee Co. Meth trafficker gets 20 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2016 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    Jose Alberto Sandoval Moya, of Douglas, was sentenced to serve 20 years in Federal prison for conspiracy to possess with the intent to distribute methamphetamine weighing more than 50 grams. The sentence was handed down by Senior United States District Judge W. Louis Sands, Sr. Thursday in Albany Federal Court.

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  20. Celebration of a saint underway in AcadianaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2016 | Daily World

    ... Mass at 6 p.m, and novena prayers. And on Monday at 10 a.m., in the Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist, Bishop J. Douglas Deshotel will be celebrant of a special Mass to celebrate the canonization of St. Teresa of Calcutta.

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