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51 min ago | Sandy Springs Neighbor

Political newcomer Nixon a different kind of candidate

James Nixon of Douglasville, who works as a body piercer, is the only Democrat seeking the Georgia Senate District 30 seat held by State Sen. Mike Dugan, R-Carrollton.

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Related Topix: Douglasville, GA, Troup County, GA, Paulding County, GA

5 hrs ago | KSL-TV

School officials ID 3 students in pepper spraying

Three Douglas County High School students are facing possible disciplinary action after school officials say they took turns releasing pepper spray from a can inside the school.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Douglasville, GA

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Patch.com

Local Artist Janet Deal Featured at Dog River Library

Submitted by Douglas County Communications Janet Deal is the featured artist for the month of April at the Dog River Library, and her exhibition of original art is now on display in the Library's foyer and Community Room.

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Related Topix: Painting, Arts, Douglasville, GA

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Patch.com

Douglas County Arrests: Who's Behind Bars Today, April 14?

The people who appear in this police blotter were booked into the Douglas County Detention Center .

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News Max

Captain Herb Emory Dies: Beloved Atlanta Traffic Reporter Was 61

Captain Herb Emory, a popular longtime traffic reporter from Atlanta, Ga., died Saturday of a heart attack while helping crash victims at the scene of an accident near his home.

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Related Topix: Douglasville, GA

Sat Apr 12, 2014

MyFoxAtlanta

Captain Herb Emory passes away

Captain Herb Emory who helped Atlantans navigate traffic for over 40 years passed away Saturday.

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Related Topix: Atlanta, GA, North Atlanta (North Atlanta, GA)

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Sandy Springs Neighbor

Development agencies' merger draws comment

Although the Douglas County and Douglasville economic development authorities have developed a memorandum of understanding between them, at least two Douglas County commissioners would like to see the two entities merge.

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Related Topix: Douglasville, GA

Sandy Springs Neighbor

Eggstravaganza Easter egg hunt rescheduled to Friday

The Eggstravaganza Easter egg hunt at Boundary Water Park, which was canceled last Sunday due to inclement weather, has been rescheduled to Friday.

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Related Topix: Douglasville, GA

Sandy Springs Neighbor

Governor to appoint acting Douglas DA

The appointment of an acting Douglas County district attorney is now in the hands of the governor.

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Related Topix: Nathan Deal, US Governors, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives

Mon Apr 07, 2014

The Times-Herald

Overdose death leaves four charged with involuntary manslaughter

After waiving arraignment last week, four Douglas County residents are headed for trial.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Douglasville, GA

Sun Apr 06, 2014

Patch.com

Douglas County Arrests: Who's Behind Bars Today, April 5?

The people who appear in this police blotter were booked into the Douglas County Detention Center .

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Thu Apr 03, 2014

Patch.com

Who Are Douglas County's Top 10 Young Professionals?

The Young Professionals Connection, a program of the Douglas County Chamber, announced its Top 10 Young Professionals of 2014.

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Related Topix: Best of 2007, Douglasville, GA, Georgia, Douglas, GA

Sandy Springs Neighbor

Jobless rate drops in city, county in February

February figures showed Douglas County's and Douglasville's unemployment rate declined from January, the Georgia Department of Labor reported last week.

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Related Topix: Douglasville, GA, Douglas, GA

Wed Apr 02, 2014

Patch.com

Douglas County Arrests: Who's Behind Bars Today, April 2?

The people who appear in this police blotter were booked into the Douglas County Detention Center .

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Patch.com

Governor Names Group to Suggest Overhaul of Georgia's Child Welfare Services

A mix of child advocates, juvenile court judges, and lawmakers are among those who have been appointed to a state council that will suggest reforms to Georgia's child welfare services.

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Related Topix: Nathan Deal, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Georgia, Georgia Government, US Governors, Clayton County, GA

Sat Mar 29, 2014

Patch.com

Douglas County Arrests: Who's Behind Bars Today, March 29?

The people who appear in this police blotter were booked into the Douglas County Detention Center .

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Thu Mar 27, 2014

Patch.com

Douglas County Arrests: Who's Behind Bars Today, March 27?

The people who appear in this police blotter were booked into the Douglas County Detention Center .

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Patch.com

Local Artists Featured at Upcoming Arts Council April Exhibition

Submitted by Cultural Arts Council of Douglasville/Douglas County Douglasville, Georgia - The Cultural Arts Council of Douglasville/Douglas County presents recent works by Tom Butler and Mike Nalley during the month of April.

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Related Topix: Douglasville, GA, Georgia, Carrollton, GA, Photography, Arts, Art Institute of Atlanta

Wed Mar 26, 2014

Sandy Springs Neighbor

Chamber Singers set for free concert

Staff / Samantha M. Shal Vickie Orme will conduct the Douglas County Chamber Singers in a spring concert Friday at the Douglasville First United Methodist Church at 8 p.m. Whether one's musical interests lie in Broadway songs, great compositions of faith or popular songs from movies, the Douglas County Chamber Singers have been covering the gamut ... (more)

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Related Topix: Douglasville, GA

Tue Mar 25, 2014

Sandy Springs Neighbor

Session was 'bittersweet' for area lawmaker

An area lawmaker saw a "bittersweet" 2014 session in his freshman year in the Georgia General Assembly, he said last week.

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Related Topix: Georgia, Georgia Government, Douglasville, GA, Marijuana, Family, Kids, Dallas, GA

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