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3 hrs ago | Sandy Springs Neighbor

Douglasville, county spar over service delivery agreement

Douglas County's top elected official said he foresees working out disagreements on a state-mandated service delivery strategy between the county and Douglasville by the end of the year.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

MDJonline.com

DA looks into Mayor Jerkins: Man claims mayor obstructed justice

James Quarterman, center, speaks to media outside the Austell City Hall on Monday, showing copies of receipts given to him by mechanic Steve Langley.

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Related Topix: Austell, GA, Cobb County, GA, Marietta, GA, Douglasville, GA

Thu Aug 14, 2014

The Macon Telegraph

Police: Men caught with weapons at Bradley Airport

Police say 51-year-old Theodore Low of Douglasville, Georgia, was arrested Wednesday after scanning machines detected two loaded handguns in his checked luggage.

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Sandy Springs Neighbor

Plasma center could serve 2,000 a week

Douglas County has been selected for the state's first BioLife Plasma Services Center, which collects blood plasma from donors.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

Paddock Talk

Mountain Motorsports Kawasaki Steps Up For Atlanta EnduroCross

Mountain Motorsports has three Georgia locations that are getting heavily involved with the upcoming GEICO AMA EnduroCross round in Duluth, just outside of Atlanta.

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Related Topix: Georgia, Lithia Springs, GA

Sandy Springs Neighbor

Douglas does well on literature; math lags

Although Douglas County high school students improved in all end of course tests this year, they still were having a problem with meeting state standards in math- and science-related subjects.

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Related Topix: Douglas, GA, Coffee County, GA, Education Etc., Lithia Springs, GA

WALB-TV Albany

Fire fighters demonstrated how highly flamable and dangerous nail polish remover can be

Fire fighters say it's a disturbing new trend where teens pour a flammable liquid on themselves, light the liquid on fire, and then try to put it out before they get severely burned.

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Related Topix: Fire, Lowndes County, GA, Valdosta, GA

WALB-TV Albany

Police announce arrests in sledgehammer burglaries

Fire fighters say it's a disturbing new trend where teens pour a flammable liquid on themselves, light the liquid on fire, and then try to put it out before they get severely burned.

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WALB-TV Albany

Doctor: Over-hydration rare, but dangerous

Throughout the heat of the summer, athletes are pressed to keep their bodies hydrated and drink lots of fluids during games or practice.

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WDUN-AM Gainesville

Both sides sound off at state BOE hearing on Common Core

Supporters of Common Core urged state leaders not to move away from the education standards at a meeting Tuesday night in Douglasville but opponents were just as adamant in urging the state to get rid of it.

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The Times-Herald

Memorial honors Georgia's fallen

Sgt. Michael J. Stokely, from Sharpsburg, was one of three family members who spoke at Sunday's ceremonies.

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Related Topix: Georgia, Coweta County, GA, Sharpsburg, GA, Newnan, GA, Iraq, World News, Douglasville, GA

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Daily Mail

High school football player, 17, dies from water intoxication after ...

High school football player, 17, dies from water intoxication after drinking FOUR GALLONS of fluids to stop cramps during practice The teenager collapsed at home in Georgia last week after drinking two gallons of water and two gallons of Gatorade to stop cramps during practice The family of the teenager, who was a top student and promising athlete, ... (more)

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

WDUN-AM Gainesville

High school football player in Douglasville dies after overhydrating

A Georgia high school football player is dead after drinking too much fluid during practice.

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Sat Aug 09, 2014

MDJonline.com

GreyStone to have member solar seminar

Ground-mounted solar arrays collect sunlight at a solar farm in Social Circle. GreyStone Power Corporation, which serves portions of south Cobb County, will have a free seminar Aug. 26 for members who are considering solar energy for their homes.

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Related Topix: Social Circle, GA, Walton County, GA, Cobb County, GA, Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Douglasville, GA

The Macon Telegraph

Ga. wants public input on deer management plan

The agency says white-tailed deer are a great natural resource for the state. About 300,000 deer hunters harvest nearly 400,000 deer each deer season.

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MDJonline.com

New LED parts set for Civic Center sign

The old sign at the Cobb Civic Center, seen here at the intersection of South Marietta Parkway and Fairground Street, is inoperable.

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Fri Aug 08, 2014

Creative Loafing Atlanta

Tyler Perry-Fort McPherson deal advances

Fort McPherson, the former military base that was first slated to become a bioscience hub, took one step closer today to becoming Tyler Perry's newest entertainment complex.

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Related Topix: Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, US Military, Fort McPherson, US Army

Thu Aug 07, 2014

Alabama Live

7-count indictment issued against Pelham man in car-ramming death of Georgia grandmother

A Pelham man a ccused of killing a Georgia grandmother by repeatedly ramming her SUV with his truck and then running her over has been indicted by a Douglas County grand jury.

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Cycle News

Atlanta EnduroCross Rookies Class Open for...

The GEICO AMA EnduroCross Championship is headed to the East Coast of the U.S. for the first time since 2009 and it is expected to attract a lot of first time EnduroCross racers.

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Related Topix: Lithia Springs, GA

WDUN-AM Gainesville

First state BOE hearing on Common Core set for Douglasville

The first state Board of Education hearing on the review of Common Core Georgia Performance Standards will take place Tuesday in Douglasville.

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