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

    Monday Feb 9 | 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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  2. Authorities to give more details in Douglasville shooting that killed 5Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 9 | 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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  3. Police ID man they say killed 2 adults, 2 children and himselfRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 8 | 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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  4. 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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  5. 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

  6. 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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  7. Georgia robbery victim, 75, died of asphyxiationRead the original story

    Nov 13, 2014 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Police say a 75-year-old woman died from a lack of oxygen after robbery suspects hog-tied her and covered her face. Douglasville Police Chief Chris Womack said an autopsy Wednesday found that Florene Duke died of "positional asphyxiation."

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  8. Suspects sought after Georgia woman, 75, found deadRead the original story

    Nov 12, 2014 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Police hope an autopsy Wednesday yields more information about the death of a 75-year-old woman found hog-tied inside her apartment west of Atlanta. Douglasville Police Chief Chris Womack said Tuesday there were no signs of forced entry into Florene Duke's apartment.

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  9. Suspects sought after woman, 75, hog tied, killedRead the original story

    Nov 11, 2014 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Investigators have been canvassing a Douglassville neighborhood in their search for suspects after a 75-year-old woman was found inside her apartment, dead and hog tied. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that officers were interviewing others in the apartment complex, located about a half-mile from Douglas County High School.

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  10. Burned dogs showing up at Georgia animal hospitalRead the original story

    Oct 23, 2014 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Several dogs with burn marks on their backs have shown up in a Georgia county, and no one seems to know how or why they're being injured. Authorities say that six dogs in recent months have been brought to the Fayetteville Animal Hospital in Fayette County with the burns.

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  11. PACS to play for title, North Oconee cross country has big dayRead the original story

    Oct 11, 2014 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Against George Walton, the Wolverines used a five-run third inning and standout pitching from Emily Soles to roll to an 8-0 win. Soles struck out 12 batters and limited the opposition to just two hits, while Prince Avenue Christian collected seven hits behind her and Jordyn Smith scored three runs.

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  12. Georgia boy, 13, killed while driving motorcycleRead the original story

    Sep 4, 2014 | Athens Banner-Herald

    The Georgia State Patrol says a 13-year-old boy riding a motorcycle was killed when it struck a curb and crashed in west Georgia. The wreck happened around 2:30 Wednesday in Douglas County, west of Atlanta.

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  13. Georgia wants public input on deer management planRead the original story

    Aug 9, 2014 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Georgia wildlife officials will hold public meetings on the state's deer management plan.

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  14. Police: Georgia man had 174 pounds of marijuanaRead the original story

    Jul 31, 2014 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Oklahoma police say they've charged a Georgia man with drug trafficking after they found 174 pounds of marijuana in a car he was towing.

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  15. Police: Georgia man had 174 pounds of marijuanaRead the original story

    Jul 31, 2014 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Oklahoma police say they've charged a Georgia man with drug trafficking after they found 174 pounds of marijuana in a car he was towing.

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  16. Catalytic converters stolen from Athens hospitalsRead the original story

    Jul 26, 2014 | Athens Banner-Herald

    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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