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In Douglasville News This Week: Inmate's Death 'Not Suspicious'

In case you missed it, these were some of the important stories of the week.

In Douglasville News This Week: Inmate's Death 'Not Suspicious'

Local Poet Laureate Writes Musical

Poet Laureate of Douglasville writes uPSTAIRs, about Blue, a high school teen whose dream is to write a novel. See the full Douglasville Patch story here.

Inmate's Death 'Not Suspicious,' Name Released

Joe Dent was identified as the inmate who died in jail on Wednesday. Douglas County Coroner Randy Daniel said although the autopsy is not back yet, the death was from natural causes and not suspicious. See the full Douglasville Patch story here.

Robinson Collapses at BOC Meeting

Douglas County Commissioner Kelly Robinson has collapsed at the board of commissioners meeting on Monday. He was taken to Douglas WellStar Hospital. See the full Douglasville Patch story here.

Waffle House Opens on Hwy 5

The fifth Douglas County Waffle House restaurant opened on Oct. 8, at 9464 Highway 5, in the same building that once housed a bank. See the full Douglasville Patch story here.

Man Gets 15 Years for Burglaries

A 25-year-old Carroll County man who stole more than $14,000 worth of items from several homes in the Winston area last spring received a 30-year sentence on Monday. See the full Douglasville Patch story here.

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