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In a release late Tuesday afternoon, Southwire announced the acquisition of OBI Partners, Inc. of Alpharetta. The company is a digital solutions provider focused on electric utilities.

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The Carroll County Board of Education on Monday discussed drafting master plans to combat the influx of growth as new housing developments are underway in the City of Villa Rica.

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The Douglas County Board of Education is moving forward with the plan to build a new multi-purpose arena, with an eye toward the goal of bringing graduations for the county’s five high schools and other types of events closer to home.

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The final chapter of the 2021 UWG football season was written on Saturday afternoon in Valdosta, Georgia, as the Wolves finished the campagin with a 66-35 loss at the hands of the Valdosta State Blazers in the second round of the NCAA Division II Playoffs.

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“A mentor is someone who sees more talent and ability within you, than you see in yourself, and helps bring it out of you.” — Bob Proctor.

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Anyone that has either competed in athletics or watched as a spectator from the stands during the last three decades, especially in the southeastern United States, chances are the natural grass or artificial turf on which the event was being played was installed by a company from Carroll County.

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A Villa Rica man was arrested Wednesday by Villa Rica police for leaving a bite mark on a woman’s upper arm.

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It’s bleeding cold this morning, in my bleary, foggy and tortured state. I hate that it takes me near half the day to feel normal, though that’s not new to me. I’ve always looked askance at morning people. I don’t trust their fresh perkiness at 5:00 a.m. (enter my husband). If he sees that I…

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Every year on what is designated by Congress as National Wreaths Across America Day, the goal to Remember, Honor and Teach about military veterans is carried out by coordinating wreath-laying ceremonies at Arlington National Cemetery, as well as at more than 2,500 additional locations in all…

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ATLANTA – The Republican-controlled state House of Representatives approved a new congressional map Monday, the final act in a once-a-decade redistricting special session.

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Round one of the playoffs went the way of the wolf in Albany, Georgia, as the West Georgia Wolves used a smothering defensive effort to take a 23-7 victory over fourth-seeded Albany State.

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Villa Rica High School students involved in the work-based learning program all have jobs for the first time this year.

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For the first time since 1991, the Villa Rica Wildcats will play football on the season’s 13th week.

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Whether it be related to the pandemic — which has become a common excuse for issues regarding supply and material shortages and service delays in many sectors of the supply-and-demand system — or other factors, the most commonly heard word during the last several months is a simple noun: del…

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Search me O God, and know my heart; try me, and know my anxieties; and see if there is any wicked way in me, and lead me in the way everlasting. — Psalms 139:23-24.

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A former Douglas County government employees has been charged with impersonating an officer while being investigated on possible theft charges.

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When Jim Rafferty and his two sons started an ice cream business three years ago, they hoped that mixing business and family wouldn’t create challenges. In fact, it ended up being the key to their success. Throw in some of the freshest ingredients found in the Southeast like locally-grown bl…

Danny Carter will have another term as city council member in Villa Rica because the three-vote margin separating him from his Ward 5 challenger is not enough for a recount.

ATLANTA — America’s oldest firearms manufacturer will locate its global headquarters in Georgia and open a new advanced manufacturing operation in the Peach State, Gov. Brian Kemp announced Monday.

“Let all those who seek You rejoice and be glad in You; and let those who love Your salvation say continually, ‘Let God Be Magnified!’ — Psalm 40:16

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Somewhere along the way, someone told me about a theory called The Second Law of Thermodynamics. On further thought, it’s not a theory, it’s a law. As in, naw, there’s no guessing about it ... it’s just the truth.

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Carroll Tomorrow announced this week that it has finalized the sale of The Burson Center to Carrollton-based Crescent Kayaks, a leading international kayak brand.

The Douglas County School System graduation rate continued to stay above the state average for the third straight year.

A police officer, the Incredible Hulk and a very un-scary Bride of Frankenstein took to the stage at The Mill amphitheater on Saturday during Villa Rica’s annual Thrill at the Mill. The event included the 5K Zombie Run as well as vendors lined up downtown. Many of the adults who attended als…

It only took Tim Barron one season at Villa Rica to accomplish something that hadn’t happened in nearly a quarter century:

Villa Rica voters on Tuesday overwhelmingly approved allowing the city council to permit the package sales of alcohol in the city.

I see a house, where love dried up. It was never a passionate love, but I witnessed it there, I thought. The leaves are falling on it now; it looks forlorn and unkempt. It will soon just as well be burned to the ground.