Cotton Mill Destroyed by Fire
The General Western Cotton Mill in east Douglasville at 6398 E. Broad St. (Bankhead Highway) was destroyed by fire early Saturday morning.
Persons Vetoes Sunday Sales, Extended Pouring Hours
Douglasville Mayor Harvey Persons has decided to veto the City Council's vote, approving Sunday sales and extending alcohol serving hours on Sunday mornings until 2 a.m.
Mayor Explains Veto of Unanimous City Council Vote on Sunday Sales
Douglasville Mayor Harvey Persons explains why he decided to veto two City Council votes. One would approve a Sunday sales referendum and the other would extend alcohol serving hours on Sunday mornings until 2 a.m.
Firefighters Graduate from Rookie School
Eleven firefighters graduated into the Douglas County Fire/EMS Department after eight strenuous weeks of "rookie school," an intensive and exhaustive course consisting of classroom instruction and live fire training conducted by Fire/EMS Department staff.
Beulah Elementary Is Fitastic, Wins $1,000
On your mark, get set, go! More than 350 students at Beulah Elementary School competed in the pursuit of becoming the Third Annual Fitastic Challenge Field Day Champion on Tuesday.
Cotton Mill Fire Under Investigation
The investigation into the cause of the fire began Tuesday, by the Douglas County Fire/EMS Department with the aid of the Metro Atlanta Arson Task Force.