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'Bless You' and Gun Fiction: Are Schools Too Sensitive?

'Bless You' and Gun Fiction: Are Schools Too Sensitive?

It’s a new school year, but administrators walk a difficult line on discipline. What do you think?
Bystander Shot, I-285 Traffic Alert, Ice Bucket Challenges and Arson Suspect

Bystander Shot, I-285 Traffic Alert, Ice Bucket Challenges and Arson Suspect

Plus, dogs rescued from a puppy mill are ready for adoption. Top posts from Ga. Patch sites.
What's the Asking Price? Move-In Ready Home on Lake Lot

What's the Asking Price? Move-In Ready Home on Lake Lot

Check out this newly listed home for sale near Douglasville.
ICYMI: Doggie Ice Cream Social is Sunday at Deer Lick Park

ICYMI: Doggie Ice Cream Social is Sunday at Deer Lick Park

Douglas County celebrates National Dog Day with sweet treats for pooches and their owners.
Prepare for the Unexpected

Prepare for the Unexpected

Life is unpredictable, and although we don’t know what the future holds, we can try to be prepared for the unexpected.
Seen on Facebook: DCSO Says Don't Become Scam Victim

Seen on Facebook: DCSO Says Don't Become Scam Victim

If a law enforcement rep calls and says you owe money or risk going to jail, you're probably being scammed.
Trail Attack Sketch, Lightning Strikes Boy, Gun Ban and Ebola Patient Release

Trail Attack Sketch, Lightning Strikes Boy, Gun Ban and Ebola Patient Release

Plus, a deputy is recognized for his good deed. Our top posts from Ga. Patch sites.
Find Open Houses Near Douglasville This Weekend

Find Open Houses Near Douglasville This Weekend

Every week, Patch and Zillow team to bring you open houses in the area.
A Reason to Dine Out: Help Douglas County School Kids

A Reason to Dine Out: Help Douglas County School Kids

Communities in Schools of Douglas County’s annual fundraising event “Dine Out For Kids” will will be held at 6 participating restaurants.
Judge Denies Request to Temporarily Open Allatoona to Guns

Judge Denies Request to Temporarily Open Allatoona to Guns

GeorgiaCarry.Org and a Paulding County man filed suit in June against the Corps, claiming Second Amendment violations.
Jobless Rates in Metro Atlanta, Douglas County Rise in July

Jobless Rates in Metro Atlanta, Douglas County Rise in July

The unemployment rate hit 8.0 in the metro; 8.2 in Douglas.
Student Brings Ammo To School, Ice Bucket Challenges, Storms Cause Power Outages, BBQ Restaurant Closes, Rapper Sentenced on Weapons Charges

Student Brings Ammo To School, Ice Bucket Challenges, Storms Cause Power Outages, BBQ Restaurant Closes, Rapper Sentenced on Weapons Charges

Plus, a local city is taking steps to create its downtown, a missing man was found alive and a UPS store suffered a data breach.
Douglas County K-9 Unit Officer Takes Ice Bucket Challenge

Douglas County K-9 Unit Officer Takes Ice Bucket Challenge

Have you taken the challenge yet?
High School Football 2014: Douglas County Schedules

High School Football 2014: Douglas County Schedules

Are you ready for some football? Many of our hometown heroes hit the field this weekend.
Latest Homes For Sale Near Douglasville, Aug. 20

Latest Homes For Sale Near Douglasville, Aug. 20

Patch and Zillow team up to bring you local real estate news.
Bank Robber Fooled, Inside Job at Benihana, 'Robin Williams' Facebook Scam, Ice Bucket Challenges

Bank Robber Fooled, Inside Job at Benihana, 'Robin Williams' Facebook Scam, Ice Bucket Challenges

Also: Unsecured firearms in house where toddler was shot; Man with BB gun prompts school lockdown; Georgia has 2nd worst jobless rate.
Douglas County Restaurant Scores: Great Wall, Mandarin Express, School Kitchens

Douglas County Restaurant Scores: Great Wall, Mandarin Express, School Kitchens

What did health inspectors note on recent restaurant reports?
Georgia Unemployment Rate Second-Worst in U.S.

Georgia Unemployment Rate Second-Worst in U.S.

Is the increase in Georgia's unemployment numbers a seasonal blip or the continuation of a trend tied to a lack of skilled workers?
Cabela's Grand Opening On Thursday

Cabela's Grand Opening On Thursday

Cabela's location in the Cherokee Village development along Highway 92 near Interstate 75 in Acworth will open on Aug. 21.
$2.2 M in Opium; Missing Owl Found; Bus Accident with Injuries; Standoff and Tear Gas; Ice Bucket Challenges

$2.2 M in Opium; Missing Owl Found; Bus Accident with Injuries; Standoff and Tear Gas; Ice Bucket Challenges

Also: Suspected electronics thieves stopped in Acworth; Atlanta Watershed probe; Tractor accident kills man; Missing man found safe.