In Douglasville News This Week: Lap Dances Cause Bar to Close

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

Lap Dances, Other Violations Cause Gipson's Bar and Grill to Close

Gipson's Bar and Grill permanently closed at 5 p.m. Monday in anticipation of the City of Douglasville revoking the restaurant's alcohol retail sales license. See the full Douglasville Patch story here.

Police: We Want Your Drugs

National Drug Take-back returns: Saturday, Sept. 29th between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. bring your expired or unused prescriptions to the Douglasville Police Department for safe disposal. See the full Douglasville Patch story here.

Parking Deck Ribbon Cutting Set, Will Open Soon

On Monday, Oct. 1, at 11 a.m. the City of Douglasville invites the public to take part in a ribbon cutting ceremony to commemorate the opening of the new downtown parking deck. The City's goal is to open for parking on the same day. See the full Douglasville Patch story here.

Teen Boy Accused of Assaulting Girl on School Bus

Robert Vermont Bell, 17 of Villa Rica, was charged with aggravated battery and aggravated assault after repeatedly punching a girl in the face and strangling her on a school bus. See the full Douglasville Patch story here.

Jury Deadlocked in Sentencing of Franklin over Tillman's Murder

The Douglas County jury charged with coming to a verdict in the Bobby Tillman murder appears to be deadlocked. See the full Douglasville Patch story here.

Former Mayor Mickey Thompson Among 78 Indicted by Grand Jury Frday

Former Douglasville Mayor Mickey Thompson and former County Commissioner Freddie Ashmon are among the 78 people indicted by a Douglas County Grand Jury Friday. See the full Douglasville Patch story here.


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