Douglas County Newswire

Douglas County Newswire

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  1. Significant change in DUI lawRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Times Georgian

    Drinking and driving is dangerous, hurts and kills people, and is 100 percent avoidable. So, just don't do it.

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  2. Paul William OglesRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Times Georgian

    ... llton. The newest issue of West Georgia Living is here! Look for it in Sunday's copy of the Times-Georgian or Douglas County Sentinel, and at various venues around town.

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  3. Douglas County 10 Mins Ago Teacher intentionally shot self in classroom, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | WSB-TV

    LITHIA SPRINGS, Ga. - Douglas County Sheriff's authorities say a Lithia Springs High School teacher intentionally shot himself once in the head prior to the opening of school early Thursday morning.

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  4. Lithia Springs teacher stable after shooting, students to return FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | MDJonline.com

    ... system appreciates the thoughts and prayers of the community during this difficult time. We commend the Douglas County Sheriff's Office for the professional way their officers responded to the situation," officials posted on the Facebook page. ...

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  5. Saving The FarmRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Times Georgian

    ... of Agriculture. That's compared to 16 percent of Haralson County's 283 square miles, and 6.5 percent of Douglas County's 201 square miles. That is a lot of land to be sure, but the land supports more than cattle, row crops, chicken houses and ...

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  6. Douglas County Tigers pull positives from Grayson's scrimmageRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Times Georgian

    Special Photo/Reggie Davis Douglas County junior quarterback Marquise' Collins tries to throw a pass as he avoids a Grayson defender. Special Photo/Reggie Davis Douglas County junior quarterback Marquise' Collins tries to throw a pass as he avoids a Grayson defender.

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  7. Alexander cross country starts season with a winRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Times Georgian

    Special Photo/Reggie Davis Alexander seniors, Koi Williams, left, and twin brother, Mekhi, paced the Cougars to a first-place finish at the Zack Wansley Cross Country Class on Saturday. Special Photo/Reggie Davis Alexander seniors, Koi Williams, left, and twin brother, Mekhi, paced the Cougars to a first-place finish at the Zack Wansley Cross Country Class on Saturday.

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  8. Former CHHS teacher gets prison time for having sex with studentRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Times Georgian

    ... in prison. Sweat had sex with a 17-year-old student who he taught at Chapel Hill High School, according to Douglas County Sheriff's Sgt. Jesse Hambrick. Hambrick said the crimes took place at Sweat's home in Villa Rica which led to the investigation ...

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  9. All eyes on the sky Monday for rare eclipseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Times Georgian

    ... by the moon during the height of Monday's solar eclipse at 2:35 p.m. Tomorrow marks the day when residents of Douglas County will join others across the contiguous United States to witness a rare celestial phenomena. For weeks, businesses, schools, ...

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  10. Food trucks a hit with Riverside area workersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Douglas County Sentinel

    Liz Marino/Douglas County Sentinel Kelly Frey and Jennifer Senn, employees at Preferred Transportation, pick up an order from the Cousins Maine Lobster food truck on Friday. There is one more opportunity for a dining experience at Food Truck Friday on Aug. 25 that is being organized by the Development Authority of Douglas County as a service to the workforce located in the area of Riverside Parkway and Thornton Road.

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  11. NASCAR star Elliott on hand as Ollie's opens in DouglasvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Times Georgian

    Rashad Milligan/Douglas County Sentinel NASCAR driver Chase Elliott signs autographs for fans at the store opening of Ollie's Bargain Outlet in Douglasville on Wednesday. Elliott is a native of Dawsonville and is currently in position to make the NASCAR playoffs for the second consecutive season.

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  12. Facebook post causes concern cats at shelter might go unfedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Times Georgian

    This Aug. 8 post on the Douglas County Animal Shelter Facebook page left some worried that cats would go unfed without donations. Animal Services Manager Frances McMillan said the post wasn't intended to be misleading and future posts were will be more clear.

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  13. Cooper: The murder of W.K. GloverRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Douglas County Sentinel

    Without a doubt I'd have to say that the murder of William K. Glover is Douglas County's longest standing unsolved cold case going all the way back to May 1893. Scanning the headlines during the days following the murder the words "diabolical, cowardly, and revolting" stand out describing the crime.

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  14. Qualifying for Douglasville city elections is this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Douglas County Sentinel

    The qualifying period for those who want to run for the four Dogulasville City Council spots on the ballot this year is this week. Candidates can qualify Monday, Aug. 21 through Friday, Aug. 25 from 8:30 a.m. to noon and 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. each day in the office of the City Clerk in City Hall located at 6695 Church St. Incumbent council members LaShaun Burr Danley , Samuel Davis , and Mike Miller said that they plan on running for re-election for their seats, according to City Clerk Vicki Acker.

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  15. Beloved former principal Fred Ervin dies at age 56Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Times Georgian

    ... he was principal at Lithia Springs High School for two years. Dr. Fred Ervin, a beloved former principal in Douglas County, died suddenly Monday at his home in Powder Springs. He was 56 years old. Ervin served most recently as principal at Yeager ... 1 comment

  16. Tanya YeartaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Times Georgian

    ... ville. The newest issue of West Georgia Living is here! Look for it in Sunday's copy of the Times-Georgian or Douglas County Sentinel, and at various venues around town.

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  17. Marie Weaver WoodsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 19 | Douglas County Sentinel

    ... rdens. The newest issue of West Georgia Living is here! Look for it in Sunday's copy of the Times-Georgian or Douglas County Sentinel, and at various venues around town.

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  18. Expert: Use care while viewing phenomenonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 18 | Times Georgian

    Many videos and other publications have reported the sky and environment will turn dark during the peak of Monday's solar eclipse. Scott Harris of the Fernbank Science Center said he does not want to discourage anybody from viewing the solar eclipse, but advised the sky will not turn as dark as night.

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  19. DOT director Hulsey resignsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 18 | Times Georgian

    Douglas County Department of Transportation Director Randy Hulsey submitted a letter of resignation to the Board of Commissioners earlier this week. Hulsey worked for the county for 17 years.

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  20. Local stores out of eclipse glassesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 18 | Griffin Daily News

    ... viewing glasses by now for Monday's big celestial event, you're probably out of luck. Retailers across Douglas County are out of the specialized glasses needed to look safely at the sun. The Douglasville Home Depot said they did not order the ... 2 comments