The National Federation of Democratic Women presented Nellie Dunaway Duke with the Humanitarian Award on Friday night, recognizing her lifetime achievements in promoting equality of opportunity for people of all genders and ethnicities.
For eight years, the Carroll County School System has been participating in the Seamless Summer Meal Program to continually provide nutritious meals to its students — even when school is out.
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.
The school year may have ended for students, but Dr. Brendan Kelly, President at the University of West Georgia, has not stopped planning how to increase student engagement at the university.
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 Cultural Arts Council Douglasville/ Douglas County (CAC) has partnered with the Douglasville Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) in public art once again.
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 …
After losing out on the 2020 season because of the COVID pandemic, local high school baseball teams returned to the diamond in 2021 and played an entire season.
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.
According to state Department of Public Health figures, only some 13.6% of Carroll County residents are fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
The Community Foundation of West Georgia has issued grants from three funds totaling $126,609 to local nonprofit organizations and churches.
The City of Carrollton has announced The Amp’s much-anticipated 2021 calendar with a schedule of concerts and movies sure to draw thousands of people to the city’s downtown amphitheater this summer and fall.