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  1. County seeking input for Lee Road Small Area PlanRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2018 | Douglas County Sentinel

    Douglas County is soliciting public input on a recent expansion of the Lee Road Extension Plan, which has taken shape to include the full Lee Road corridor as it exists now and how it might look in the future. This plan expansion has been designated as the Lee Road Small Area Plan.

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  2. Mikayla Krzeczowski among top soccer players in SECRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2018 | Douglas County Sentinel

    Douglasville native and Chapel Hill High graduate Mikayla Krzeczowski has been added to the SEC soccer coaches' preseason watch list. Krzeczowski is one of five Gamecock players to make the list.

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  3. Erin Fegans assumes leadership role at LandmarkRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2018 | Douglas County Sentinel

    In order to lead her team this season, Douglasville native Erin Fegans added a different workout regime to her routine this summer. "I'm very pumped for the season," Fegans said.

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  4. Cooper: Squire Shannon's sonRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2018 | Douglas County Sentinel

    The morning sun dances with the rising mist on Dog River at the Highway 5 bridge in this photo from three years ago. Local historian Lisa Cooper was recently interviewed on the radio about how the river received its unique name.

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  5. Strategic Plan unveiling planned for Wednesday;Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2018 | Douglas County Sentinel

    Ron Daniel/Douglas County Sentinel Ana-Elis Perry and Gary Miller are the co-chairs of Douglas UnitE Partners, whose purpose is to help citizens envision, engage and energize positive growth in Douglas County. The group has helped bring a Community Strategic Plan to fruition.

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  6. City approves millage increase; BOE, BOC to adopt tax rates next weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2018 | Douglas County Sentinel

    The council set its maintenance and operations tax rate at 7.211 mills and the general obiigation bond rate at 1.24 mills for the Public Safety and Municipal Court Building, for a total city tax rate of 8.451 mills. The last of three public hearings required by state law in the event of a tax increase brought no one out for comment during the hearing.

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  7. Chapel Hill to host first meet of cross country seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2018 | Douglas County Sentinel

    Included among a strong girls' field will be Class 7A champions South Forsyth and Class 1A private-school champions Landmark Christian. Also back for the Panthers is senior Ilene Soleyn, who is one of the top 800-meters runners in the nation.

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  8. Douglas County CalendarRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2018 | Douglas County Sentinel

    WellStar Douglas Hospital is seeking volunteers to staff the information desk, work in the gift shop, and provide support to staff and nurses in various areas of the hospital. Volunteer opportunities are available Monday-Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Volunteers are asked to commit for at least one four-hour shift weekly for at least six months.

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  9. CAC unveils new logo; Constien's submission picked as winner of design contestRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2018 | Douglas County Sentinel

    The Cultural Arts Council of Douglasville/Douglas County unveiled its new logo on Tuesday, Aug. 14. The new logo was designed by Whitney Constien, a Douglas County native who serves as communications coordinator for the Douglas County Chamber of Commerce. "The Magnolia logo has served the arts council well for the past 31 years and we are excited to move forward into a new generation," CAC Executive Director Emily Lightner said.

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  10. Juanita H. GarnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2018 | Douglas County Sentinel

    Mrs. Juanita H. Garner, age 89, formerly of Douglasville, GA passed away Tuesday, August 14, 2018. She was born March 3, 1929 in Atlanta, GA.

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  11. Season set to begin on FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2018 | Douglas County Sentinel

    Although Chapel Hill lost to Peachtree Ridge, a Class 7A team, Panthers coach Justin DeShon was encouraged at what he saw. "We did some things that were good," DeShon said.

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  12. Members of drug cartel get combined 75 years in prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2018 | Douglas County Sentinel

    Douglas County District Attorney Ryan Leonard announced Friday that four members of the Sinaloa Drug Cartel have been convicted for their various roles in trafficking over a kilogram of heroin, manufacturing methamphetamine, and possessing stolen guns in a home off of Highway 92 in Douglasville. The defendants were collectively sentenced to a total of 75 years in prison between the four of them and face deportation following prison. 2 comments

  13. Matthew - Lee' BaldwinRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2018 | Douglas County Sentinel

    Matthew "Lee" Baldwin, age 51, of Winston, passed away on Sunday, August 12, 2018. He was born on April 23, 1967 in Marietta, Georgia, son of the late Ernest "Buck" Baldwin and Patricia Moyel Baldwin.

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  14. Cooper: Douglas County's Galvanized YankeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2018 | Douglas County Sentinel

    Lisa Cooper/Special Oliver Perry Owen is buried at Ebenezer Church cemetery on Highway 166 where his unique tombstone reveals he was also a member of Woodmen of the World, a fraternal organization where members were concerned with helping others, promoting patriotism and civic responsibility, and providing financial protection for their families revolving around insurance and other financial services.

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  15. First Habitat home in Veterans Place dedicated to RobersonRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2018 | Douglas County Sentinel

    NW Metro Atlanta Habitat for Humanity/Special Lester Roberson, a veteran of the United States Marine Corp., is the first veteran to move into Veterans Place in Douglasville. Veterans PLace, a Habitat for Humanity community, is the first-ever all veteran Habitat neighborhood in Georgia.

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  16. Paul Miller Elliott Sr.Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2018 | Douglas County Sentinel

    The family will receive friends at Jones-Wynn Funeral Home in Douglasville, Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018 from 5-8 p.m. Funeral Services will be conducted Monday, Aug. 13, 2018 at 11 a.m. at the Chapel of Jones-Wynn Funeral Home in Douglasville with his grandson, Jason Duren officiating. Interment will follow at Piney Mount Church Cemetery in Wrightsville, Georgia.

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  17. DCSS changes course on buses; schools open 9-11 a.m. Saturday with new routes postedRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2018 | Douglas County Sentinel

    Special Photo/Douglas County School System After public outcry from many including parents about new centralized bus stops on Wednesday, the Douglas County School System announced Thursday it will restore the 2017-18 school bus routes effective Monday morning. Special Photo/Douglas County School System After public outcry from many including parents about new centralized bus stops on Wednesday, the Douglas County School System announced Thursday it will restore the 2017-18 school bus routes effective Monday morning.

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  18. Douglas County CalendarRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2018 | Douglas County Sentinel

    WellStar Douglas Hospital is seeking volunteers to staff the information desk, work in the gift shop, and provide support to staff and nurses in various areas of the hospital. Volunteer opportunities are available Monday - Friday from 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Volunteers are asked to commit for at least one four-hour shift weekly for at least six months.

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  19. Vera Charlene Brook CheekRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2018 | Douglas County Sentinel

    Vera Charlene Brook Cheek, age 79, of Winston, Georgia, passed away Wednesday, August 8, 2018. She was born on November 14, 1938 in Atlanta, Georgia, the daughter of the late Albert Raymond Brook and the late Vera Lee Smith Frazier.

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  20. County plans to roll back rate on millageRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2018 | Douglas County Sentinel

    The Douglas County Board of Commissioners plans to roll back its millage rate this year, which will effectively prevent a tax rate increase for county property owners. Jennifer Hallman, finance director for Douglas County, said the BOC plans to adopt a rollback millage rate of 10.213 mills, which is 0.555 mills lower than last year's tax rate of 10.768 mills.

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