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  1. Quite the birthday catch for WatkinsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2015 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Keith Watkins, of Douglasville, will always remember the day he turned 51 years old. For Keith, it'll go down in his life story as the day he caught a 17-lb., 9.6-oz.

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  2. VIDEO: Man who killed 4 in Douglasville, self fought with ex over taxesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2015 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Cedric Prather Jr.'s three children were his whole life and when he lost his job as a truck driver recently, the pressure over supporting them may have led him to snap and kill four people, his sister said Monday. The shooting rampage happened just after 3 p.m. Saturday.

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  3. Authorities to give more details in Douglasville shooting that killed 5Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2015 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Eight-year-old Emmanuel Cook leaves a red teddy bear at the scene of a domestic dispute the day after seven people were shot, Sunday, Feb 8, 2015, in Douglasville, Ga. The quiet, suburban neighborhood outside Atlanta was left reeling after a man shot six people - killing four of them, including his ex-wife and several children - before ending the rampage by fatally turning the gun on himself, police said.

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  4. Police ID man they say killed 2 adults, 2 children and himselfRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2015 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Police say they have identified the gunman who took his own life after killing four people and injuring two in a quiet neighborhood near Atlanta. Cedric G. Prather, 33, died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound after shooting his ex-wife, another adult and two children Saturday afternoon in Douglasville, about 20 miles west of Atlanta, the Douglas County Sheriff's Office said Sunday.

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  5. Metro Atlanta man killed in Alabama freeway crashRead the original story

    Jan 26, 2015 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Authorities say a metro Atlanta man has died after a single vehicle crash in Alabama. Alabama Law Enforcement Agency Trooper Johnathan Appling said in a statement that Paul Eskew of Douglasville, Georgia died Monday morning when the truck he was driving on Interstate 22 veered from the road, hit a guardrail and overturned.

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  6. 2 workers shot in attempt to rob Douglasville convenience storeRead the original story

    Jan 20, 2015 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Douglasville police say they believe the suspects entered the RaceTrac on Fairburn Road from the rear of the building before shooting the two workers early Tuesday morning. WSB-TV reports that the wounded workers -- a man and a woman -- were listed in stable condition at Grady Memorial Hospital. 6 comments

  7. Truck driver to face charges in I-85 wreck in Barrow CountyRead the original story

    Dec 20, 2014 | Athens Banner-Herald

    The driver of a FedEx truck involved in a Friday morning accident on I-85 in Barrow County will be charged with failure to maintain lane and violation of the state's "move-over" law, according to the Georgia State Patrol. Fred Richard Hill, 47, of Douglasville, was driving the truck southbound on I-85 when it struck a Braselton Police Department patrol car while police officer Christopher Michael Earls, 25, was out of the vehicle conducting a traffic stop.

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