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DOUGLASVILLE, GA – Have you ever wanted a behind-the-scenes look at jail operations, evidence gathering, investigations, patrol and more? The Douglas County Sheriff's Office will hold its next Citizens Law Enforcement Academy from March 22 through June 14. Classes are held on Thursday nights for ...
DOUGLASVILLE, GA – Twenty-six science fair projects from the West Georgia Region Science and Engineering Fair will advance to state, and 21 of those projects are from students in the Douglas County School System. In addition, the two projects with the highest overall scores were from Douglas County.

Positions are currently available for exceptional teachers committed to providing an excellent learning experience for Douglas County students. "We are committed to bringing the best and brightest teachers into our school system," said Superintendent Trent North. "Douglas County is an extraordinary place ...
DOUGLASVILLE, GA — The Douglas County Board of Commissioners said Monday that a resident was "never removed or thrown out" of a town hall meeting Jan. 29. Resident Julie Camp, however, stands by her claims that the county commission chairman had no right to throw her out. Rick Martin, director ...
DOUGLASVILLE, GA — Drugs with a street value in excess of $400,000 have been taken off Douglas County streets because of a drug bust and three arrests made by the Douglas County Sheriff's Office Wednesday, according to Sgt. Jesse Hambrick, public information officer. Deputies raided a home at ...
DOUGLASVILLE, GA — A Douglas County resident was escorted out of a "Walking the Talk" town hall meeting Monday night when Douglas County Board of Commissioners Chairwoman Ramona Jackson Jones told deputies to remove her after a heated exchange. Approximately 200 to 250 people were ...

DOUGLASVILLE, GA - Douglas County Schools will convert early release days to regular school full days to make up for seven days of missed instructional time due to inclement weather due to Hurricane Irma and two winter snow storms, reported the school system Monday. "This decision was designed to ...
Efforts to establish the cultivation of medical cannabis within the state by some lawmakers encountered another bump in the road lately as this year's General Assembly gets underway. Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle, who is running for governor this year, expressed opposition to the cultivation of cannabis in the state ...
DOUGLASVILLE, GA — The Douglas County Sheriff's Office has requested the public to be on the look out for two runaway Douglas County teens. Isaac Benjamin Phillips, 16, was last seen Jan. 8, at approximately 8 p.m. Isaac was last seen at his residence off Newman Ellis Rd. It is unknown what Isaac ...
Special Mike Wolfe, Frank Fritz, and their team are excited to return to Georgia. They plan to film episodes of the hit series "American Pickers" throughout the region this winter. Mike Wolfe, Frank Fritz, and their team are excited to return to Georgia. They plan to film episodes of the hit series "American ...
DOUGLAS COUNTY, Ga. ... Douglas County Sheriff's Office (Georgia) and DPD will still catch you (DCSO K9's still work in the snow). Also ... Douglas County Sheriff Tim Pounds said the man, later identified as Michael Woodall, didn't think deputies would give chase because of the nasty weather conditions.
16, in the Chattahoochee Dr. area of Douglas County. He was wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, black pants, black shoes, and a pastel colored scarf covering his face. Anyone with any information should call Investigator Christy Clark at 678-486-1274 or email cclark@sheriff.douglas.ga.us. According to ...
DOUGLASVILLE, GA — Due to extensive icy road conditions and freezing temperatures, Douglas County Schools will remain closed Friday, Jan. 19. All 240 employees are expected to report to work. Here is the statement from the school system: "While the main roads in Douglas County are clear, there are ...
The Douglas County Sheriff's Office is seeking any information about Joseph Martin Griffin, who is on their most wanted list. By John Barker, Patch Staff | Jan 17, 2018 3:37 pm ET | Updated Jan 17, 2018 3:40 pm ET. 0. Child Molester Sought By Douglas County Sheriff's Office. DOUGLASVILLE, GA — The Douglas County ...
DOUGLASVILLE, GA — All Douglas County schools will be closed Thursday, Jan. 18 due to dangerous, icy roads and persistent freezing temperatures throughout Douglas County which makes it unsafe for students and staff to travel safely to and from school. This applies to all students and staff, including ...
... Weather Updates For Douglas County. DOUGLASVILLE, GA — Douglas County government has issued a winter weather update for Wednesday, Jan. ... "Douglas County Sheriff's Office (Georgia) and DPD will still catch you (DCSO K9's still work in the snow). Also, please don't leave your cars running at ...
Douglas County schools said on Twitter today it was "monitoring the possibility of inclement weather in our area." ... Agency urged residents to "bundle up if you have to be outside for any duration, but please try to stay indoors" as wind chills were expected to hit negative-5 degrees in northwest Georgia.

DOUGLASVILLE, GA – Due to tonight's Winter Weather and Wind Chill Advisory, all after-school activities and programs involving Douglas County Students Tuesday have been cancelled. ... "Light snow and very cold wind chills" are expected in much of north and central Georgia, according to the advisory.
DOUGLASVILLE, GA – The Douglas County High School Drumline walked away with the title of Grand Champions of the Band Room Nation CADENCE Percussion ... The drumline will begin competing as an indoor ensemble in spring 2019 as part of the Georgia Indoor Percussion Association Circuit.
Second Suspect Charged In Douglas County House Party Murder ... DOUGLASVILLE, GA — A teenager charged with one count of murder made his initial court appearance in front of Chief Superior Court Judge David T. Emerson on Wednesday afternoon, according to the Douglas County Sentinel.
Douglas Shelter Overstocked On Dogs After Christmas Returns. DOUGLASVILLE, GA – The Douglas County Animal Shelter made a Facebook post Thursday that the shelter is overstocked on dogs and cats. "We hit a new record," reads the post. "We have 50 dogs (and 32 cats) available for adoption in the ...
Wiley Dailey, director of assessment, accountability and evaluation, gave the Douglas County Board of Education an update on proposed changes in the ... Daily said Douglas County and school systems throughout Georgia are waiting to see what, if any, changes in the measurement tool proposed by the ...
DOUGLAS COUNTY, Ga. -- A dog was rescued from the cold in a Douglasville community after a Facebook post prompted outrage from residents. Comments poured in expressing concern for the animal. And people weren't just voicing their concerns online. "People who get dogs, you're supposed to love ...
A recent study ranked Douglasville among the 2017 list of safest cities in the U.S. However, Douglasville ranked at the bottom of the list for Georgia at No. 24, behind every other ranked city except No. 25 East Point. Some dissemination by the entity behind the study, SAFEHome.org indicated that ...
DOUGLASVILLE, GA — The Students Against Destructive Decisions, or SADD, chapter at Douglas County High School was recently awarded a grant of $5,796 by the Governor's Office of Highway Safety. The grant will allow the chapter to help empower students at Douglas County High School to be more ...
One deputy was killed and four others were injured during an early morning domestic disturbance at a Colorado apartment complex, the Douglas County Sheriff's Office confirmed. >> Read more trending news. Two civilians also were shot by the suspect in Highlands Ranch, located 15 miles south of ...
Douglas County's Annette Winn, Chapel Hill, and Holly Springs elementary schools were recognized as being among Georgia public schools making the greatest gains on statewide assessments. .... When completed, it will connect to a project begun earlier this decade to create a new route for Ga. Hwy.
DOUGLASVILLE, GA — An arrest made by Douglas County Sheriff's deputies, in apartment complex off Stewart Mill Road, recovered several stolen ... 1 report to the Douglas County Sheriff's Department of an early morning entering auto where a gun and a tablet were stolen from a vehicle, according to the ...
"The Douglas County School System will revisit protocol and reassess decisions we have made regarding how we respond to severe weather. "We can never accurately predict or control nature," the district said in a Facebook post Friday about 11 a.m. "Today's weather conditions have changed at a much ...
“We appreciate all the hard work from our first responders, Douglas County Fire and Rescue, E-911 Operations Center, Douglas County Sheriff's Office, Douglasville Police Department, Department of Transportation, utility companies, GreyStone Power Corporation and Georgia Power, City of Douglasville ...
... GA — Douglas County public school students will be released early Friday due to concerns about the weather. Middle and high school students in the county will be released at noon, while elementary school students will be released at 1 p.m., said Douglas County Public Schools spokeswoman Portia ...
DOUGLAS COUNTY, Ga. - A handful of Douglas County students are at multiple schools waiting to go home after their buses had to be turned around due to snowy road conditions Friday. Douglas County Schools released students on a staggered schedule Friday with middle and high school students ...
The Logan's Roadhouse on Chapel Hill Road is closing its doors for good Sunday night. An employee at the store confirmed to the Sentinel that the store is closing. The employee said Logan's was not renewing its lease and that the move is a “corporate decision.” ...
DOUGLAS COUNTY, GA — All government offices in Douglas County and Douglasville are open on Presidents Day, Monday, Feb. 19. Trash in Douglasville will be ... For more information, contact Karen Stroud, Douglas County School System at 770-651-2000 or email Karen.Stroud@douglas.k12.ga.us.
Monica Henderson, special education program specialist with the Georgia Department of Education, was appointed special education assistant director for Douglas County schools. She will replace Carol Gee, who is retiring. • Bakahai Litman was appointed graduation coordinator. Litman currently is an ...
DOUGLASVILLE, GA — Douglas County Commission Chairman Dr. Romona Jackson Jones and the board of commissioners recently voted to approve the appointments of Rick Martin to be the director of communications and community relations and Miguel Valentin to be the director of transportation for ...
DOUGLASVILLE, GA — Whether you plan to ring in 2018 at your favorite restaurant, a killer party with your friends, or even call it an early night before the ball drops, Patch has got you covered. So, start thinking up some resolutions you'll actually keep and get ready to celebrate. And take a look at this ...
VILLA RICA, GA — Southwire, a wire and cable manufacturer, is expanding its operations in Douglas County in a move that officials say will create 60 new jobs. ... The company will be investing about $20 million in the upgrade, according to the Douglas County Economic Development Authority. "We are ...
Anyone can get the flu, regardless of age, race, gender, or ethnicity, according to the Georgia Department of Public Health. ... The Douglas County Community Health Center is located at 6770 Selman Dr. No appointments are needed for the influenza immunizations, but Crow said that you must be ...
Rashad Milligan/Douglas County Sentinel Douglas County's state delegation met with the Douglasville City Council and city staff Thursday to talk about priorities for the upcoming session of the Georgia General Assembly. Pictured, front row from left, are Sen. Mike Dugan, City Manager Marcia Hampton, ...
Two people were injured during a shooting at a Douglasville residence Thursday morning, and police are asking for the public's help in locating a person of interest in the case. Police responded to a person shot call at 8305 Hollis Street near Warren Drive at about 10:45 a.m. Thursday.
A proposed bus service expansion plan in Douglas County by next year has been sparking push-back from some residents. "No Buses" signs have been popping up around Douglasville and an online petition continues to collect signatures from residents opposing adding a bus service in Douglas County, ...
DOUGLAS COUNTY, Ga. - A phone scam in Douglas County drops big names in hopes of gaining the victim's confidence and cooperation. What the scammers want is money and if the victims don't pay up they are threatening to be arrested. So far, the scammers have been calling Douglas County Schools ...
DOUGLASVILLE, GA — Here are some restaurant and food service inspections conducted in Douglas County during the past week. Click on the date or score to see more info.Each item on an inspection form has a point value ranging from 1 to 9 points, with violations deducting points from a best possible ...
Alpharetta Defeats Douglas County, Advances To Quarterfinals ... ALPHARETTA, GA -- The 2017 Alpharetta football team went where no ...
DOUGLASVILLE, GA — Here are some restaurant and food service inspections conducted in Douglas County during the past week. Click on ...
DOUGLAS COUNTY, Ga. - A Douglas County school bus driver spoke Monday morning for the first time since saving three students from her ...
No students or passengers were on board a school bus involved in a three-vehicle crash Wednesday afternoon, according to Douglas County ...
DOUGLASVILLE, GA — Here are some restaurant and food service inspections conducted in Douglas County during the past week. Click on ...
DOUGLAS COUNTY, Ga. - Roads are back open after an ... The company first expanded into Georgia in the 1960s. The company is based in ...


 

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