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Douglas County Commissioners: disc golf project on hold


DOUGLAS COUNTY, Ga. — After many of viewers asked 11Alive News to Hold the Powerful Accountable, a project that would have made room for a disc golf course at a Douglas County nature preserve is now on hold.

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Church volunteer arrested on molestation charges in Douglasville


DOUGLASVILLE, Ga. — An 18-year-old former church volunteer is in custody on child molestation charges, according to Douglasville Police.

Family says loved-one was wrongfully killed by deputy


ATLANTA (WXIA) -- The family of Bobby Daniels, who was shot and killed by a Douglas County Sheriff's Deputy on Monday, says their loved on was wrongfully killed.

Cynthia Daniels fought back tears as she addressed the media Wednesday afternoon.

GBI takes over fatal officer-involved shooting


DOUGLASVILLE, GA (WXIA) -- The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is looking into a fatal shooting at a mobile home park in Douglasville Monday evening. 

A Douglas County Sheriff's Department spokesperson said deputies had responded to a call from the Arbor Place mobile home park after a security guard called 911 saying he'd been kidnapped and held at gunpoint by three men.

According to the GBI, deputies talked to the security guard, who told them he had been held at gunpoint while he was making his rounds. The deputies were then approached by another man, Garrett Daniels, who told them that an armed man was on a nearby street.

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Family, friends mourn the loss of Douglas Co. teen killed in crash


Monday night, family and friends gathered to remember a Douglas County teen killed in a car crash.

Residents want changes on highway where teen was killed


DOUGLAS COUNTY, Ga. -- Concerns are growing over part of a highway in Douglas County where a teen died Wednesday.

Sixteen-year-old Joshua Murphy was killed when Georgia State Patrol said somehow he crossed the centerline and hit another car that carried three other teens.

People who live in that area call it a blind curve and want the state to make changes to make it safer for everyone.

"People aren't just doing 40, they're not just doing 50 they're coming around there at a good amount of speed and I understand they can't straighten out the road, but there's got to be a way," said Shannon Mobley.

Thieves smash stolen U-Haul into stores


LITHIA SPRINGS, Ga -- Mountain Motorsports, which has six stores in Metro Atlanta, has to feel like they're being picked on after two of their stores were the victims of smash and grab burglaries over the weekend. The thieves tried but failed to steal motorcycles and left more than $100,000 in damages behind.