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Aug 21, 2014 at 6:53 AM

(WXIA) -- Metro Atlanta's unemployment rate was 8.0 percent in July, up from 7.5 percent in June. The rate was 8.3 percent in July 2013.
Douglas County's unemployment rate was 8.2 percent last month.
Georgia Labor Commissioner Mark...
Aug 11, 2014 at 4:43 PM



DOUGLAS COUNTY, Ga. -- Douglas County High School football player Zyrees Oliver was taken off life support Monday.





Oliver, 17, collapsed after practice last week. He became brain...
Aug 5, 2014 at 6:40 AM



DOUGLASVILLE, Ga. -- An "out of control" fire burned in downtown Douglasville Tuesday morning.

The fire broke out at around 3:45 a.m. at a commercial building on Bankhead Highway near Campbellton Street. Douglas...
Jul 31, 2014 at 5:16 AM

OKLAHOMA CITY -- 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.
Thirty-eight-year-old Jemain McCreary of Douglasville, Georgia, was charged Wednesday....
Jul 31, 2014 at 3:49 AM
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.
Jul 28, 2014 at 5:54 AM

(WXIA) -- The unemployment rate in metro Atlanta climbed again last month.
June's rate was 7.6 percent, up from 7.2 percent in May, but much lower than last June's 8.6 percent.
Douglas County's unemployment rate was 7.6 percent in...
Jul 23, 2014 at 9:27 AM

The City of Douglasville has tentatively adopted a millage rate which will increase property taxes by 52.13 percent. All concerned citizens are invited to the public hearing on this tax increase to be held at the Council Chambers in the...
Jul 21, 2014 at 8:09 PM
Womack had said that some officers were quitting the force because of low pay. Some council members took that as a slap at the city.
Jul 21, 2014 at 8:29 PM







DOUGLASVILLE, Ga. (WXIA) -- A big controversy came to a vote in Douglasville Monday evening when the city council decided not to fire Police Chief Chris Womack.



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Jul 14, 2014 at 8:22 AM

DOUGLASVILLE, Ga. -- Keurig Green Mountain will hold a job fair in Douglas County this month.
The fair will be Thursday, July 24 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Douglas County Courthouse. Job opportunities are available in maintenance...
Jul 10, 2014 at 3:19 PM



DOUGLAS COUNTY, Ga. -- The sheriff of Douglas County has taken disciplinary action against five officers he says were responsible for leaving two teens locked in holding cells at the county's courthouse an entire weekend.
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Jun 27, 2014 at 2:50 PM

DOUGLASVILLE, Ga. -- A judge denied bond on Friday for an Alabama man accused of using his vehicle as a weapon and running over a Douglas County woman right in front of her family.


Police say 23-year-old Dewey Calhoun...
Jun 26, 2014 at 5:23 PM

DOUGLASVILLE, Ga. -- Buzz Lightyear to the rescue!

Police are crediting an action figure of the Toy Story character with helping them catch a theft suspect in Douglas County. Or rather, the GPS tracker inside of the toy.
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Jun 26, 2014 at 9:19 AM

(WXIA) -- Metro Atlanta's unemployment rate climbed eight-tenths of a point in one month.
May's rate was 7.3 percent, considerably higher than April's 6.5 percent.
In Douglas County, the rate was 7.6 percent in May.
Georgia Labor...
Jun 24, 2014 at 3:48 PM







DOUGLAS COUNTY, Ga. -- Courthouse security didn't do its job. That's what Douglas County Sheriff Phil Miller said during a press conference Tuesday, after two teens were left in a holding cell...