For the eighth consecutive year, the University of West Georgia has been named one of the nation’s Most Promising Places to Work in Student Affairs. UWG is one of only two institutions nationwide to receive the recognition, granted by the American College Personnel Association (ACPA) and “Di…

ATLANTA — The double-barreled ugliness that was 2020 in America is reverberating in 2021 in a crime wave that has hit cities across the country, including Atlanta.

Tinaye Gibbons, a recent University of West Georgia graduate, will continue her study of public history and cultural heritage in one of the most storied institutions, cities, and nations in the world — Ireland.

Nathan Childers knows firsthand the impact scholarships can have on students. And now, thanks to his ingenuity and generosity, art majors at the University of West Georgia will be able to benefit even more from the very scholarship he received as a student.

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ATLANTA — The Georgia House and Senate committees in charge of drawing new congressional and legislative district lines this year heard an earful Tuesday from activists calling for fairness in a process that is typically highly partisan.

The Douglas County Chamber is excited to announce their NEWEST event: Douglas County Dancing with the Stars Gala & Auction on June 18th presented by GreyStone Power Corporation! This inaugural event will feature local, Douglas County “celebrities” vying for the disco ball trophy as well …

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The proposed operating budget for Carroll County school’s 2021-22 school year is $4.7 million more than last year’s.

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The Douglas County Board of Commissioners unanimously approved the county administrator’s plan to bring all county employees back to the workplace in addition to re-opening all administrative buildings.

The Douglas County Chamber recently announced the graduating members of Leadership Douglas Class of 2021 and the 2021 Founder’s Award Recipient. The Class of 2021 graduated on May 19 in a ceremony held during the Wellstar Community Leadership Luncheon sponsored by the American Red Cross.

Some years ago, I met up with an old friend. She had gone all bourgeoisie (boujee, for you young folk) on me ... losing like 200 pounds, getting a sassy haircut, and having plastic surgery done. Hey, with that kind of dedication I think she deserved it.

Douglasville’s annual Juneteenth Festival will take place June 19 from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Jessie Davis Park. This year’s celebration will include the Atlanta Junanoo Group, DJ Mood, a bounce house, vendors and food trucks.

The Rev. Dr. Edwin Jones, pastor at Bright Star United Methodist Church, will be retiring from a career of service to the United Methodist Church effective June 30, 2021.

Restaurant options in downtown Douglasville will see a new addition in June. Gritz Brunch Bar’s grand opening is fast-approaching and will appeal to that late-morning, early afternoon crowd, some wanting breakfast, others ready for lunch.

Elizabeth Rodriguez, a May 2021 registered nursing graduate of West Georgia Technical College, was named the state’s top technical education student.

The Criminal Justice Coordinating Council (CJCC) has awarded a $34,273 grant to Carrollton that city police will use for essential training.

At the beginning of the spring baseball season, Douglas County Parks and Recreation didn’t know whether it would have participants.

Carroll County’s jobless numbers continued to improve in April, especially when compared to last year and the onset of the pandemic economy.

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“If you abide in My word, you are My disciples indeed, and you shall know the truth, and the truth shall set you free.” John 8:31B-32.

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The journey to state sports competitions and to success is one of hard work, commitment, training and patience. Track and field is no different.