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Douglas church hosts Tebow Foundation sponsored prom event
First Presbyterian Church in Douglasville is one of nine churches in Georgia rolling out the red carpet for a “Night to Shine,” a prom-styled event for people with special needs. For the second yea...
February 08, 2016 03:37 PM | 0 0 comments | 57 57 recommendations | email to a friend
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Douglas students to attend West Point, Naval Academy
U.S. Rep. David Scott, D-Jonesboro, will host a special ceremony Feb. 6 to honor students from Georgia's 13th Congressional District who have been nominated to attend one of the nation's military s...
February 04, 2016 09:36 AM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cancer patients can begin treatment faster at new WellStar Douglas clinic
Patients with lung, chest and esophageal cancers may now be able to start treatment faster in Douglas County, increasing their chances of beating the disease. In addition to allowing patients to co...
February 02, 2016 10:07 AM | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Douglas County jazz ensemble focuses on ‘big band’ era sound
West Side Winds Jazz Ensemble is working to revive jazz and “big band” music in Douglas County and is looking for string musicians to join them. Asa Walker, director of the Douglasville-based ensem...
February 01, 2016 05:34 PM | 0 0 comments | 87 87 recommendations | email to a friend
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Douglas arts council adds five new board members
The Cultural Arts Council of Douglasville/Douglas County has added five members to its board of directors. At the January board meeting five nominees were elected to serve three-year terms as membe...
January 26, 2016 03:09 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Douglas' top science, engineering fair winners advance to regional event
The Douglas County Schools' Science and Engineering Fair included 74 projects from 85 students. All first- and second-place winners advanced to the regional state fair at the University of West Geo...
January 25, 2016 10:30 AM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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UPDATED: Innovators of tomorrow present concepts at Douglas science fair
Exhibits showed the advantage of balloon-powered cars and the benefits of prosthetic limbs. However, before the scientists and engineers responsible for these works can embark on their careers, the...
January 22, 2016 03:51 PM | 0 0 comments | 122 122 recommendations | email to a friend
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Douglas, Paulding clinics collecting backpacks, suitcases for foster children
Georgia Cancer Specialists and Northside Hospital are collecting backpacks and suitcases for foster children in Georgia as part of the 14th annual totes 2 tots suitcase drive Jan. 15 in Hiram and D...
January 08, 2016 02:35 PM | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tow 2 Go ride service provides a safe way home during holidays
AAA and Bud Light offer safe solutions for motorists out celebrating the holidays. The organizations urge everyone to plan ahead if they will be out drinking. Suggested options are, choosing a desi...
December 31, 2015 03:08 PM | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Douglas school chorus concert series in 16th year at courthouse
The Douglas County Courthouse atrium stairs were transformed into a stage and the sounds of music reverberated throughout one recent afternoon for the Christmas in the Courthouse concert series. On...
December 23, 2015 10:24 AM | 0 0 comments | 161 161 recommendations | email to a friend
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Douglas, Paulding cancer centers collecting suitcases for foster children
Georgia Cancer Specialists locations in Douglas and Paulding counties and Northside Hospital are collecting backpacks and suitcases for foster children in Georgia in January as part of their 14th a...
December 16, 2015 03:40 PM | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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Douglas County student holiday card winners announced
Students had the opportunity to display their artistic side by creating holiday greeting card designs in the Cultural Arts Council of Douglasville/Douglas County’s annual competition. Students of a...
December 07, 2015 05:07 PM | 0 0 comments | 320 320 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Halloween-themed attraction in Villa Rica has new story lines
    by Lindsay Moscarello
    lmoscarello@neighbornewspapers.com
    09.30.15 - 09:10 am
  • Organizers hope two-weekend festival brings ‘true community’ to Douglas County
    by Lindsay Moscarello
    lmoscarello@neighbornewspapers.com
    09.16.15 - 04:04 pm
  • Raptor birds return to Douglas state park after four years
    by Bill Baldowski
    and Tom Spigolon
    douglas@neighbornewspapers.com
    08.25.15 - 03:46 pm
  • Lithia Springs church to host live Nativity Friday through Sunday
    Lithia Springs United Methodist Church will offer “a holiday tradition that will put you in the true spirit of Christmas” when it hosts its annual free drive-through live Nativity performances on t...
    December 01, 2015 02:38 PM | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Donation sparks idea for Douglas fundraising project seeking 10,000 toys
    A donation of toys to local group Faith in Action sparked an idea that has evolved into a new fundraising project benefiting the children of the community. Acceptance of donations began only in ear...
    November 27, 2015 04:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Independently-owned Lithia Springs pharmacy seeks to be distinctive
    Lithia Springs Pharmacy has been serving its community since 1960. Over the years the pharmacy has seen changes in location and ownership. Jason Jones worked part-time at Lithia Springs Pharmacy wh...
    November 25, 2015 03:55 PM | 0 0 comments | 64 64 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Douglas school choruses to perform Christmas concert series in Courthouse
    For the 17th consecutive year, the Douglas County Courthouse atrium will be filled with the sounds of children singing during the holidays. On weekdays between Dec. 2 and 18, groups from Douglas Co...
    November 23, 2015 03:58 PM | 0 0 comments | 57 57 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Georgia Gives Day begins at midnight, will benefit Douglas nonprofits
    Georgians will show their support for the work and worth of nonprofits during the fourth annual Georgia Gives Day beginning at midnight tonight. One Thursday, from midnight to midnight, donors stat...
    November 11, 2015 04:40 PM | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Gala celebrates Douglas arts center's services to community, programs
    The Cultural Arts Council of Douglasville and Douglas County will host “A Cultured Pearl Celebration” Saturday, Nov. 14, to commemorate the council’s 30th anniversary of providing arts services to ...
    November 11, 2015 03:01 PM | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Reservations due today for 11th annual Douglas arts council gala
    Reservations and donations must be made by today, Nov. 6, for the Cultural Arts Council of Douglasville and Douglas County's “A Cultured Pearl Celebration” Nov. 14. The 11th annual gala will commem...
    November 05, 2015 04:11 PM | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
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    16th annual nighttime parade to honor veterans in Douglasville
    The streets of Douglasville will shine brighter on the evening of Nov. 11 for a unique tribute to veterans. The 16th annual Veterans Day parade, “The Parade with a Purpose,” will feature floats, ve...
    November 02, 2015 09:22 AM | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Arts, crafts festival set for Nov. 7 at Douglas library
    The fourth annual Arts and Crafts in the Woods returns to the Dog River Library in Douglasville Nov. 7 to celebrate the Library’s anniversary. An estimated 20 vendors will exhibit during the day ev...
    October 30, 2015 01:28 PM | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
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    National education group honors Douglas teacher
    Cortney North’s decision to leave the beauty and salon industry in pursuit of a second career in education has earned her national recognition. The national Association for Career and Technical Edu...
    October 22, 2015 03:39 PM | 0 0 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Georgia Gravity Games in downtown Douglasville Saturday
    The Georgia Gravity Games is set for Saturday, Oct. 24, at 9 a.m. on Church Street in downtown Douglasville. The event offers a way for students and adults to learn about science, technology, engin...
    October 22, 2015 11:05 AM | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Columnist publishes book of selected columns
    Longtime Neighbor columnist Mark Wallace Maguire recently published a book of his selected columns, “Letters from Red Clay Country.” The book is a selection of more than 20 of his best columns whic...
    October 14, 2015 03:02 PM | 0 0 comments | 76 76 recommendations | email to a friend
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