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Wreck in Parking Lot of Hospital Leads Police to Find Man with Drugs Packaged for Sale

Cody ONeal Hilton, 29 of Douglasville, was arrested outside Redmond Hospital after an accident in the parking lot led police to find drugs. Reports said that while speaking with Hilton officers detected a strong odor of marijuana coming from inside his vehicle.


New chairman says Douglas Chamber should appeal to wider variety of groups in county

The Douglas County Chamber's 2019 chairman says he wants the organization to work to appeal to community groups not now participating and update its approach to recruiting new members.


Mystery Surrounds Black Mother of 5 Murdered at Adult Sleepover in Forsyth, GA

Unanswered questions surround the mysterious death of a Black mother-of-5 who was found beaten to death after attending a "football moms" sleepover with 7 white women and 3 men at a home in Forsyth, GA.


Controversial legislation could transform health care in Georgia

Gallery: Controversial legislation could transform health care in Georgia. Remove restrictions on building new health care facilities. Require nonprofit hospitals to reveal financial information.


Elizabeth Warren heckled at Georgia campaign stop: 'Why did you lie?'

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., was once again reminded that she exaggerated her Native American ancestry and was heckled during a campaign stop in Georgia.


Douglasville Police Chief Earns 'Citizen Of The Year'

DOUGLASVILLE, GA – The culmination of the recent Douglas County Chamber of Commerce annual Winter Ball was highlighted by the presentation of their "Citizen of the Year" award to Douglasville Police Chief Gary Sparks.


Parental Accountability Court Begins In Douglas County

DOUGLAS COUNTY, GA - Feb. 8 marked the kick off for the Douglas County Judicial, Parental Accountability Court for the Division of Child Support Services. The event hosted by Douglas County Superior Court Judge Cynthia C. Adams and Juvenile Court Judge Michelle Harrison took place in Citizens Hall o


Attorney Accused, Hit By 3 Cars, Dead Elephant: Top Georgia News

It was a busy week of news around Georgia, with stories such as a DeKalb attorney accused of killing his mother, a twelve-year-old who was fatally hit by three cars, a bill that would protect people who rescue animals from hot cars, a 911 call of a frantic mother who found her son's dead body and de


Georgia lawmakers mull medical pot cultivation, drones near prisons

ATLANTA | The Georgia legislature is beginning to pick up its pace as the 2019 session approaches the half-way mark. Friday marked legislative day 16 of 40. The past week saw the governor sign his first bill, a measure that clarifies when vehicles can pass a school bus. A new bill in the House would


3 Athens products are 'Taste of Georgia' finalists

Products from three Athens companies started by entrepreneurs are among the finalists in the University of Georgia’s annual “Flavor of Georgia” contests. The Athens finalists include Classic City Bee Company’s Smoked Honey, in the honey and related products category; Epting Events’ Beef Short Ribs i


Free Show On 'Growing Up' To Be Given At Dog River Library

DOUGLASVILLE, GA – The Cultural Arts Council Douglasville/Douglas County is gearing up for another Family ARTSVentures public performance. Join the fun on Saturday, Feb. 23 at 10:30 a.m. for "Growing Up" presented by John Doyle at Dog River Library.


Georgia launches new app for free mental health counseling

State health officials launched a new mobile app Thursday that offers free and confidential access to people suffering from mental illness, substance abuse and other issues. The My GCAL app, which works on Apple and Android phones, caters to younger Georgians who are more comfortable sending texts t


Georgia delegation congressional voting

WASHINGTON — Here’s a look at how Georgia’s members of Congress voted over the previous week. Along with roll call votes this week, the House also passed the Presidential Library Donation Reform Act (H.R. 1063) to require information on contributors to presidential library fundraising organizations.


Atlanta Man Tries to Smuggle Pot, Meth and Tobacco into Floyd County Prison

Tiyone Emmanuel Rodgers, 33 of Atlanta, was booked into the Floyd County Jail this week after reports said he conspired with another person to sneak drugs and tobacco into the Floyd County Prison.


Payless To Begin Liquidation Sales At Georgia Stores

ATLANTA, GA — Discount shoe sellerPayless will begin liquidation sales at its U.S. stores on Sunday, a company spokesperson said. "We expect all stores to remain open until at least the end of March and the majority will remain open until May," the spokesperson said in a statement. Liquidation sales


Douglasville's North Side Redevelopment Plan Moving Forward

DOUGLASVILLE, GA – To build on the momentum of the Downtown Master Plan that was presented in 2017, the City of Douglasville selected APD Urban Planning Management to create a redevelopment plan for the North Side in early 2018. Last month, the firm presented their findings and recommendations of th


Residents given 48 hours to vacate College Park Apartments

COLLEGE PARK, GA (CBS46) An unexpected moving day created stress and confusion at the West Cove Apartments in College Park. More than 70 families were told they had just 48 hours to move out with all of their belongings.

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Georgia's best-kept foodie secret needs a little help

FAIRBURN, Ga. (FOX 5 Atlanta) - It might be one of Georgia's best-kept foodie secrets. It is an exclusive, outdoor venue which only opened about 25 days a year, but serves a wide variety of flavors for everyone. But this year, its owner and head chef need help to keep it up and running before their


Douglas Wow House: 100-Acre Custom Estate, Stocked Lake

WINSTON, GA — Are you in the market for a new home? Looking for more space to accommodate your growing family? Are you seeking to downsize, now that the kids have left the nest? Or, do you want to upgrade your living quarters to a fancy retreat in the neighborhood? No matter what your desires are in


Basketball: Apalachee boys fall to Douglas County in first round

The Apalachee boys basketball team took some early punches, threw a few of its own, then dropped its first-round state playoff matchup against Douglas County Saturday, falling 80-62. The Wildcats capped off their season, which included a surprise region title run, with an 12-17 record. Douglas Count