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🌱 Community Career Fair + Parent Tech Training + Identity Shoplifting Suspects

Hello, Douglasville. I’m here in your inbox as usual to keep you up to date with everything you need to know about what’s happening in town. Let’s dive in…

First, today’s weather forecast:

Wet; an afternoon thunderstorm. High: 89 Low: 73.

Here are today’s top 5 stories in Douglasville:

  1. On Saturday, August 20, the Douglasville Police Department will host a community job fair from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Fair organizers are currently accepting applications from all Douglasville and Douglas County businesses hiring for full-time, part-time, or temporary positions. Applications will be accepted until August 12 free of charge. (Douglasville Police Department via Facebook)
  2. Looking for a way to better support your child with educational technology? The Douglas County School System is Hosting Technology Training Events for Parents Throughout August for elementary, middle and high school parents. All training will take place via Zoom. Learn more and register online today to reserve your spot. (Douglas County School System)
  3. Do you recognize these suspects? The Douglasville Police Department is asking for the public’s help in identifying two people charged with shoplifting at H&M in Arbor Place Mall on July 19. Anyone who can help identify the individuals depicted in the link photos is asked to contact Marchelle Bowen at 678-293-1831 or by email at (Douglasville Police Department via Facebook)
  4. A Fairburn police sergeant was killed and two others were injured after a major accident on a Douglas County road on Thursday morning. The four-vehicle crash happened on Capps Ferry Road just before 8am yesterday, resulting in the death of Constable Jean-Harold Louis Astree, 54. The other injured victims were taken to local hospitals and are expected to make a full recovery. (WSB-TV 2 Atlanta)
  5. Douglas County health officials provided a public health update during Douglas County Chairwoman Romona Jackson Jones’ recent virtual town hall. During the presentation, officials noted that the county is back in a state of high COVID-19 transmission and encouraged residents to wear masks indoors in public places and stay up to date on vaccines. . Click here to see the full presentation. (Press Release Office)

Today in Douglasville:

  • Van Life (Blacklight class) Paintable with a Twist (7:00 p.m.)
  • Wellness hangout and oils At the Nichols Center (7:00 p.m.)
  • Open day At the Cannon Foundation (9:00 p.m.)

From my notebook:

  • There’s a new list of cats and dogs adoptable at Douglasville shelters looking for their forever homes. (Douglasville coin)
  • Community organization Never Alone Clubhouse Recovery is hosting a garage sale fundraiser August 19-21. They are currently accepting donations of items for sale including furniture, clothing, electronics, dishes, decor, linens, toys, art, and more. (Douglasville coin)
  • Don’t forget to register for the Night of the Blue Lights car show, hosted by the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office. The event will begin at 5:00 p.m. on August 6 at the Douglas County Courthouse. (Douglas County (Georgia) Sheriff’s Office via Facebook)

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That’s all for today! I’ll join you early tomorrow with your next update.

Sean Peek

About me: Sean Peek is a writer and entrepreneur with a degree in English Literature from Weber State University. Over the years, he has worked as a writer, editor, SEO specialist and marketing manager for various digital media companies. He is currently co-owner and operator of content creation agency Lightning Media Partners.

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