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Sentinel Offender Services, a for-profit, private probation company, is hit with another civil rights lawsuit

...Walker came under Sentinel's control because of her Douglas County convictions for driving while license suspended and...documents.But the warrant was never delivered to the Douglas County Sheriff's Office nor removed from the computer system...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-06-25/sentinel-offender-serv
Ga. man kills ex-girlfriend who ran off with wife

DOUGLASVILLE, Ga. - A Douglas County man convicted of killing his ex-girlfriend after she took up with his estranged wife has been sentenced to life without parole...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-07-01/ga-man-kills-ex-girlfriend-w
K-9 training takes place in Augusta

...their dogs in the field.Lt. Billy Lashley, of the Douglas County Sheriff's Office, traveled to Augusta with his...sniff out unused explosives.Many agencies, such as Douglas County's in suburban Atlanta, don't have a facility...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-05-21/k-9-training-takes-pla
Across the region

...of meth found in carDOUGLASVILLE, GA. - Police in Douglas County say an officer found more than $1 million worth of...trafficking meth and is being held without bond in the Douglas County Jail.Lt. John Jewell told the station he isn't...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-11-15/across-region
5 dead, including gunman, in Douglasville shooting

...subdivision of two-story homes, about 20 miles west of Atlanta, after receiving a 911 call around 3 p.m., Douglas County Sheriff's Lt. Glenn Daniel said.Daniel said a man came to a house and shot his ex-wife and several children...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-02-07/5-dead-including-gunma
College signing lists

...6-0/195 Sumter Americus, Ga.Obe Fortune WR 6-1/180 Milton Alpharetta, Ga.D'Ondre Glenn WR 6-5/210 Douglas County Douglasville, Ga.Markeis Hallback S 6-0/185 Moore Haven Moore Haven, Fla.Malik Henry WR 6-0/170 Tift...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/clemson/2015-02-04/college-signing-lists
Across the region

...one man has died and three others were injured in a gas leak at a refinery west of Atlanta.Matthew Kent with the Douglas County Fire Department says crews were called shortly before 5 p.m. Wednesday. Kent says there was a hydrogen sulfide...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-04-22/across-region
Man who killed 5 had argued over taxes

...trigger. Prather left no note explaining his motive, Douglas County sheriff's Capt. Bruce Ferguson said. "I can't...handgun to shoot all the victims and himself. The Douglas County Sheriff's Office is working with the federal Bureau...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-02-09/man-who-killed-5-had-argued-
Man who shot ex-wife, kids had fought over custody

...just chose a terrible way to deal with his pressure and his stress."Prather left no note explaining his actions, Douglas County sheriff's Capt. Bruce Ferguson said.Prather left the military when Andrews was pregnant with their first child...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-02-09/man-who-shot-ex-wife-k
GA GOP district conventions support 'religious freedom' bill

...people to discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation is not true," he said.He said a few years ago a judge in Douglas County ordered a Muslim woman to remove her head scarf and found her in contempt when she didn't. A lawsuit ensued and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-04-20/ga-gop-district-conventi