HELPING HISTORY:Officials seek funding to restore Douglas County antebellum mill
by Bill Baldowski
April 29, 2015 04:34 PM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
Georgia State Parks officials are working on a renovation plan for a pre-Civil War building in Sweetwater Creek State Park closed to visitors since October because of concerns about structural damage. The 166-year-old structure in the Lithia Springs-area park is the remains of a textile mill burned by Union soldiers in 1864. Park Director David Jordan said some support beams inside the former New Manchester Mill are starting to show signs of deterioration and are bowing toward the i...
Douglas district attorney's office adds Barnett as assistant DA
Norman L. Barnett was named as an assistant district attorney in Douglas County, District Attorney Brian Fortner announced today in a news release. Barnett will be prosecuting cases in the Superior...
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Column: Father was a liberator, but not without his ghosts
You know the men of my dad’s World War II generation. They cleaned their ears out with a car key. Fixed dropped mufflers with a coat hanger. Trusted Evan Williams when they developed a chest cold o...
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Douglas County's jobless rate falls to 6.6 percent
Douglas County’s unemployment rate dropped to 6.6 percent in March, the Georgia Department of Labor reported today. The March rate was a decrease from 6.7 percent in February, and 7.7 percent in Ma...
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Proposed WellStar, Emory merger
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