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Saturday | Athens Banner-Herald

Athens-Clarke County blotter

Police responded to multiple reports Friday that catalytic converters were stollen from Athens area hospitals between Thursday night and Friday morning, according to Athens-Clarke County police reports.

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Related Topix: Athens, GA, Clarke County, GA, Douglasville, GA, Madison County, GA, Danielsville, GA

Saturday Jul 26 | Creative Loafing Atlanta

James Camp, CL contributing photographer, has died

James Camp, longtime Creative Loafing contributing photographer and Atlanta freelance photographer at large, has died.

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Related Topix: Suicide, Lithia Springs, GA, Photography, Arts

Fri Jul 25, 2014

MyFoxAtlanta

UGA seeking vice president for instruction

Hundreds of protesters on either side of the war in Gaza faced off on a busy downtown Atlanta street Friday, chanting and waving signs or flags.

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Related Topix: Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, Douglas, GA, Coffee County, GA, Athens, GA, Clarke County, GA

MyFoxAtlanta

Gunman robs Athens sex shop, assaults customer

Hundreds of protesters on either side of the war in Gaza faced off on a busy downtown Atlanta street Friday, chanting and waving signs or flags.

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Related Topix: Athens, GA, Clarke County, GA, Douglas, GA, Coffee County, GA

MyFoxAtlanta

Georgia man dies while snorkeling off Key Largo

Hundreds of protesters on either side of the war in Gaza faced off on a busy downtown Atlanta street Friday, chanting and waving signs or flags.

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Related Topix: Georgia, Douglas, GA, Coffee County, GA

Patch.com

What's the Asking Price? Stunning Brick Ranch on 10 Acres

Here's an inside look at an area home listed for sale on Zillow.com . This home at 6900 Dorsett Shoals Road in Douglasville has 5 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms and 5,884 square feet.

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Related Topix: Home Listing, Home, Douglasville, GA

Patch.com

Sunbrook Academy Joins 'Happy' Video Craze

By Scott Bernarde Sunbrook Academy, which has locations in Douglasville, Austell, Acworth, Kennesaw and Woodstock, has joined the Internet rage of posting videos accompanied by the Pharrell song, "Happy."

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Related Topix: Douglasville, GA, Cobb County, GA, Austell, GA, Kennesaw, GA, Cherokee County, GA, Woodstock, GA

Patch.com

BOLO: Douglasville PD Looking for Thief Who Stole Handguns

The Douglasville Police Department is on the lookout for the vehicle driven by a suspect who may have stole several handguns and shooting equipment from another car at Monterrey Mexican Restaurant on Fairburn Road.

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Related Topix: Douglasville, GA

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Patch.com

Douglas County, Metro Atlanta See Rise in Jobless Rate

The unemployment rose for the second straight month in metro Atlanta, rising four-tenths of a point in June, according to labor force estimates released by the Georgia Department of Labor.

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Related Topix: Douglas, GA, Coffee County, GA

Patch.com

Shared on Facebook: Have You Seen This Suspected Fraudulent Check-Writer?

The Douglas County Sheriff's Officer has shared a post on its Facebook page on a woman suspected for writing fraudulent checks at Hobby Lobby locations in Douglasville, Conyers and Newnan.

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Related Topix: Douglasville, GA

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Sandy Springs Neighbor

Commission to vote on rollback millage rate

Douglas County taxpayers may see a slight decrease on their 2014 county tax bills if the Douglas County Commission approves a property tax rate rollback as proposed.

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Related Topix: Douglasville, GA, Villa Rica, GA, Carroll County, GA, Cobb County, GA, Austell, GA

Patch.com

Douglasville Man Arrested for Attempted Murder in Ala.

A Douglasville, Ga., man has been charged with attempted murder in Alabama for shooting a man in the back during an apparent robbery in June.

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Related Topix: Douglasville, GA

Mon Jul 21, 2014

MyFoxAtlanta

Child collects teddy bears to help other children

Taylor Shepard wants to give them away to help other children who lost their own toys in local house fires.

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Related Topix: Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, US Politics, Jack Kingston, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Douglasville, GA

Patch.com

Watch Tonight: Douglasville Teen Gets His Chance on 'Jeopardy!'

A Douglasville student's attempt at winning $75,000 in the "Jeopardy!" TV game show, airing tonight on WXIA-TV.

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Related Topix: Douglasville, GA

Sun Jul 20, 2014

MyFoxAtlanta

Douglasville police chief may learn fate Monday

The police chief in Douglasville may learn his possible fate on Monday a week after making controversial comments about officer pay and force attrition.

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Related Topix: Douglasville, GA, Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, Jack Kingston, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Columbus, GA, Muscogee County, GA

Fri Jul 18, 2014

MDJonline.com

Lithia Springs woman charged in Powder Springs motorcycle crash

A Lithia Springs woman is facing charges connected to a motorcycle crash that claimed the life of a Mableton man Sunday.

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Related Topix: Lithia Springs, GA, Cobb County, GA, Powder Springs, GA, Mableton, GA

Patch.com

What's the Asking Price? 7 Beds, 5 Baths in Lithia Springs

Here's an inside look at an area home listed for sale on Zillow.com . This home at 9111 Old Mill Street in Lithia Springs has 7 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms and 3,881 square feet.

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Related Topix: Lithia Springs, GA, Home Listing, Home

Thu Jul 17, 2014

MyFoxAtlanta

2 Smyrna bank robbery arrests in 2 days

Kentrell Maurice Allen, 18, attempted to rob Fifth Third Bank, located inside Kroger on South Cobb Drive, Wednesday around 12:30 p.m. According to police, Robinson presented a holdup note at the bank and then fled after a teller gave him money.

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Related Topix: Douglasville, GA, Cherokee County, GA, Cumming, GA, Forsyth County, GA

MyFoxAtlanta

Elderly woman's car vandalized in SW Atlanta

More than a dozen Douglasville police officers have quit, or are on leave, and many are questioning the reason why.

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Related Topix: Douglasville, GA, Cherokee County, GA, Cumming, GA, Forsyth County, GA, US Politics, Jack Kingston, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives

MyFoxAtlanta

Sources: officials considering replacing Douglasville police chief

More than a dozen Douglasville police officers have quit, or are on leave, and many are questioning the reason why.

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