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Clerk shoots, wounds armed robbery suspect in Douglasville

A gas station clerk shot and wounded a man attempting an armed robbery, Douglasville Police said. The incident occurred at the Chevron station at 6590 Bankhead Hwy. in Douglasville Wednesday night just before 9:30 p.m. A man armed with a gun attempted to hold up the station but the clerk pulled his

MYAJC.COM - 2017-11-23 17:20:49

Douglasville City Council addresses homelessness

The Douglasville City Council discussed potential ways to help combat homelessness in the community during Monday night's meeting. Representatives from the Georgia Department of Community Affairs presented a report discussing the goals for helping the homeless based on what's called a Continuum of C


Fugitive may be in Douglas County

ALEXANDER CITY, ALABAMA - A man who escaped for the second time in less than a month from the Coosa County (Ala.) Jail kept law enforcement officials in multiple jurisdictions on the run and residents on edge. It is now known that he has crossed state lines and is believed to be in Georgia. Shane An


Local runners to compete at Foot Locker regional

Erin Fegans last cross country meet didn't exactly go as she had planned. Although the Douglasville native helped lead Landmark Christian to its fourth straight Class A private-school championship, the sophomore didn't have her best race. She will get a chance to atone for that this weekend at the p

GRIFFIN DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-22 14:41:00

Douglas County Employees Feast With Sheriff's Office (PHOTOS)

DOUGLASVILLE, GA - A Douglas County tradition was carried on Tuesday, when county employees got an early start on Thanksgiving with a feast, courtesy of the sheriff's office. Each year, the sheriff's office opens its doors to fellow county workers for the pre-Thanksgivig meal. A turkey and dressing

PATCH - 2017-11-22 20:21:03

Get a free HIV test on Nov. 30 in honor of World AIDS Day

In honor of World AIDS Day, Cobb & Douglas Public Health will host a free HIV testing & counseling event on Nov. 30 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Marietta Public Health Center, 1650 County Services Parkway in Marietta, and the Douglas Public Health Center, 6770 Selman Drive in Douglasville. The Geor

MARIETTA DAILY JOURNAL - 2017-11-22 23:42:00

'WOW!' House: Craftsman Home On 13-Acre Flower Farm

WINSTON, GA - This $800,000 "WOW!" House in Douglas County is a perfect getaway, sitting on nearly 13 acres of farm land. It's also a potential new place of business. Built in 1995, Tripple Creek Farm features a 5-bedroom, 4 full and one half-bath craftsman-style house. On a property bordered by Bi


COBB CARES: Something to Celebrate

MARIETTA - Kandi Gary was planning to wed her now-husband Matt on Friday in a very simple way: at the Cobb County Courthouse. Neither are ostentatious people, nor did they have the means or desire to throw a lavish wedding, anyway. So a courthouse wedding it was, until her boss stepped in and steppe


Parents of La Vernia HS football player allegedly hazed hire new lawyer to sue district

LA VERNIA, Texas - Parents of a La Vernia High School football player who was allegedly hazed and assaulted at school have hired a new lawyer and have refiled a civil lawsuit against the school district. The first lawsuit was withdrawn due to the health of the attorney. The parents are suing the d

KSAT 12 - 2017-11-22 23:24:51

Teacher, athletic staff knew of alleged assaults at La Vernia ISD but did nothing, lawsuit says

One of the accusers in the La Vernia High School sexual assault scandal has filed a new lawsuit against the school district that again claims school officials knew of the alleged assaults and didn't report them. Thirteen students have been arrested in connection with what authorities described as se

MYSANANTONIO - 2017-11-22 12:30:18

La Vernia sexual assault victim files civil lawsuit against school district

A lawsuit filed under the names John and Jane Doe Tuesday morning, details some of the brutal sexual assaults alleged to have happened in the La Vernia High School locker room. A lawsuit filed under the names John and Jane Doe Tuesday morning, details some of the brutal sexual assaults alleged to ha


World and Faith Leaders Respond to Sutherland Springs, Texas Church Shooting

America and much of the world reacted in horror as they they heard the news of a mass shooting occurring in the small town of Sutherland Springs, TX on Sunday, November 5. Amidst the pain, shock and anxiety, many people were searching for answers as to why this would happen. World leaders, especiall

MISSIONSBOX.ORG - 2017-11-23 15:39:26

Unicorns set new records for points, 3s in victory

New Braunfels rewrote the history books Wednesday during its 94-36 rout of Floresville at home. The Unicorns (4-1) set a new school record for points scored in a single game and also knocked down a program-best 16 3-pointers. Thank you for reading. Please log in, or sign up for a new account and

NEW BRAUNFELS HERALD-ZEITUNG - 2017-11-24 08:00:00

Daily Times: Opinion - Freedom is a constant fight

As a rule, I enjoy Verna Benham's articles, because she's normally rational and insightful. I think her Nov. 15 article was written out of emotion. All caring people would have empathy for the family and friends of those in Sutherland Springs. Some corrections are in order. She references the 1994 A


Texas church shooter awarded security guard license despite lying to DPS about background

SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas - Copies of documents signed by the Texas church shooter Devin Patrick Kelley show he lied to the Texas Department of Public Safety while applying to become a private security guard. Kelley, 26, of New Braunfels, killed 26 people at the First Baptist Church of Sutherland S


Survivor's daughter writes song for victims of Sutherland Springs

She wanted to be known only as "Karen" and told us the song, called "Not in Vain," was meant to provide comfort to herself and others. A woman contacted us to share the song that she wrote to help people impacted by the church massacre in Sutherland Springs. Karen, who would not to provide her last

FOXSANANTONIO.COM - 2017-11-22 22:56:14

Wahpeton puts South away in first duel

A hungry team of Wahpeton wrestlers made quick work of the short- handed Fargo South Bruins on Tuesday, Nov. 21. The Huskies claimed four pins and plenty of open weights in the 63- 12 season opener. "Fargo South's numbers are down. Injuries and illness have affected them. We have a young team and I

DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-22 18:00:00

McCann, Bohn appointed to council

Rory McCann, above left, is sworn in as a member of the Wahpeton City Council by Assistant City Attorney Brittany Hatting. McCann has the option to run for election in 2018. The Wahpeton City Council will once again have nine sitting members. With unanimous votes, 6-0 each, the council approved two

DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-22 18:00:00

'We still have to be careful'

One student's comments about committing a school shooting remains under investigation by administrators at Richland 44 High School in Colfax, North Dakota. Principal Bruce Anderson said he and the Richland School Board are working together, gathering facts about the comments, allegedly made at schoo


Shop local during Small Business Saturday

Don't forget to shop local. Small Business Saturday is coming up Saturday, Nov. 25 and we urge all area residents to support our local small businesses. Get your stamped cards filled up for the Dash For Cash promotion at participating businesses. Our first drawing will be held Monday, Dec. 4. Drop o