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  1. Douglas commission OKs no increase of 2019 property taxesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 28 |

    The Douglas County Board of Commissioners has approved a full rollback of its property tax rate in response to an average 7 percent increase in 2018 property values.


  2. Possibly rabid fox reported in western Douglas CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 22 |

    County Animal Control officers have responded to complaints the past two days of a possibly rabid fox that had bitten and scratched residents in the Winston area of northwest Douglas.


  3. Final chance tonight for public input on Douglas property tax rateRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 20 |

    Public hearings are set for this morning and tonight on the property tax increase to help fund Douglas County schools' 2019 budget.


  4. Feds: Douglas resident pleading guilty to bribery while Atlanta city officialRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2018 |

    A West Georgia resident was expected to plead guilty today to conspiring to accept bribe payments from 2011 to 2014 while serving as the deputy chief of staff to Atlanta's mayor.


  5. Douglas commissioners narrowly approve grant to build bus systemRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2018 |

    The commission narrowly voted last week to accept a federal grant which will lead to establishment of a fixed-route bus system. 11 comments

  6. Douglas board wants lowers tax rate but not rollbackRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2018 |

    Douglas County's school board is considering a property tax rate for its 2019 budget that is lower than 2018 but still considered a tax increase under state law.


  7. Douglas schools train for active shooter event, add new safety featuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2018 |

    A volunteer participant receives makeup designed to be realistic in the recent active shooter simulation drill at Mason Creek Middle School in Douglasville Officials representing Douglas County's first-responding agencies, county school district, city and county governments and WellStar Douglas Hospital gather for the simulated active shooter event ... (more)


  8. Douglas commissioner to lead open meeting on proposed bus systemRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2018 |

    A Douglas County Commissioner has called for an open meeting Tuesday, July 31, in the Douglas County Courthouse to discuss the developing plan for the proposed county bus system and routes.


  9. Douglas, Paulding lawmaker helping lead Assembly's study of medical cannabis accessRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2018 |

    A state lawmaker representing Douglas and Paulding counties will help lead the General Assembly's study of how much legal access Georgians should have to medical cannabis oil.


  10. Deal names West Georgia residents to lead departments, colleges, justice systemRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2018 |

    Residents of West Georgia counties will help lead the operations of some state departments and colleges and the criminal justice system.


  11. Eight out of 10 Douglas County properties' assessed value increasingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2018 |

    Eight out of 10 taxable properties in Douglas County will see an increase in value this year compared to last, county officials said.


  12. Douglas voters can begin Monday making runoff choices for top state officesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2018 |

    Douglas Countians will have the chance to vote early in the runoff election beginning Monday to help decide who may hold Georgia's top statewide offices for the next four years.


  13. First of four Douglas bus system open meetings tonight at parkRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2018 |

    Commissioner Kelly Robinson will lead the first of a series of open house-styled public meetings to gather residents' input on the proposed expansion of county transportation services.


  14. GreyStone vice presidents lead Chambers to success for Douglas and Paulding countiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2018 |

    GreyStone Vice Presidents Kara Pearson and James Wright lead Chamber businesses to success through their roles as Chamber chairs for Douglas and Paulding counties.


  15. Douglas teen missing since last week may be going to FloridaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2018 |

    Douglas County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in locating a teen missing since last week and possibly heading toward northeast Florida.


  16. Sheriff's program seeks jobs for former Douglas inmates, avoid jail returnRead the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2018 |

    Douglas County's sheriff says he hopes a new program will help some inmates gain skills they need to avoid relapsing to past criminal ways. 1 comment

  17. Douglas sheriff investigating death of man found shot on subdivision streetRead the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2018 |

    Douglas County detectives were investigating a possible homicide after a man died after being found with gunshot wounds in the street of a subdivision early today.


  18. Leonard appointment takes Douglas DA selection from voters this yearRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2018 |

    Leonard, a Republican, has served as the acting district attorney since Deal appointed Brian Fortner as a Douglas County State Court judge in March.


  19. Douglas voters have choices in both primaries when early voting begins April 30Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2018 |

    Workers at the Stewart Middle voting precinct in north Douglasville search for a name in the voter rolls during the 2016 general primary and nonpartisan elections.


  20. Douglas sheriff names deputies involved in fatal shooting incidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2018 |

    Two Douglas County deputies have been placed on administrative leave pending a GBI investigation after they were involved in an incident which led to the shooting death of a man inside the sheriff's office headquarters .


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