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In Douglasville News This Week: Former Mayor Gets 5 Years Probation, Can Never Hold Public Office Again

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

In Douglasville News This Week: Former Mayor Gets 5 Years Probation, Can Never Hold Public Office Again

Speak Out: Are Schools, Public Places Safe?

In the wake of last week's mass shootings—one at a mall, another at an elementary school—how safe do you feel? Should more measures be put in place to ensure safety? See the full Douglasville Patch story here.

Robotics Team Advances to Super Regional Competition

More than 500 teams are registered this year in Georgia with approximately 20,000 teams registered worldwide. At least three teams hail from the Douglasville area. See the full Douglasville Patch story here.

Former Mayor Gets 5 Years Probation, Can Never Hold Public Office Again

Mickey Thompson was sentenced on Monday morning and will pay $28,483 in restitution as well as a $3,000 fine. See the full Douglasville Patch story here.

New Manchester Teen Earns Rank of Eagle Scout

Terrell Edward Orr was honored by The Boy Scouts of America Troop 141 recently for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout. See the full Douglasville Patch story here.

Airport Officials Censor Local Artist

Harstfield-Jackson AIrport officials have decided to remove the painting "Voter Suppression," created by Douglasville artist Vinny Sherfield, after passengers found the work of art "disturbing." See the full Douglasville Patch story here.

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