In Douglasville News This Week: Court Upholds Man's Murder Conviction

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

College Fair to be Held at Mall

Arbor Place Mall will host a free college fair with more than 100 Georgia and out-of-state colleges and universities for local high school students. See the full Douglasville Patch story here.

Court Upholds Douglasville Man's Murder Conviction, Life Sentence

The Georgia Supreme Court unanimously upheld Matthew Frederick Wilkins' murder conviction and life sentence today after beating his 16-year-old girlfriend to death in 2008. See the full Douglasville Patch story here.

Burglary Suspects Still Wanted

The Douglasville Police Department is still looking for suspects involved in two separate burglaries last month; one was at the Zales at Arbor Place Mall and the other at the Harley Davidson Shop on Thornton Rd. See the full Douglasville Patch story here.

Missing Person Turns Himself In

Jeffery Scott Rushing turned himself in Monday afternoon. Rushing's wife filed a missing person's report in late May. See the full Douglasville Patch story here.

School Honors First Responders

Colonial Hills Christian School was one of many local schools that honored first responders today, on the 11-year anniversary of 9-11. See the full Douglasville Patch story here.


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