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Wade Dismisses Petition Against Ron Wallace

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Douglas County Prosecuting Attorney Chris Wade has dismissed the Quo Warranto petition filed against Ava School Board Vice-President Ron Wallace. The Quo Warranto petition, filed by the former prosecuting attorney, alleges that Mr. Wallace violated the State nepotism law when ...

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County Officials Begin New Terms

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Douglas County officeholders elected in November were sworn in Wednesday, Dec. 31, to officially begin new terms Jan. 1. Sworn in by County Clerk Karry Davis (far right) are, from left above: Lance Stillings, elected to a first term as ...

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Shooting of Child Leads to Drug Bust

Processed marijuana and other related paraphernalia are shown in the photo above, which was submitted to the Herald by the Douglas County Sheriff's Office.

The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office investigated a reported shooting on Dec. 18 that resulted in a drug bust at a residence in eastern Douglas County. The sheriff’s office received a call around 10 p.m. stating that a 2-year-old male had ...

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Bray, Haltom Are All-State

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Ava junior linebacker Nate Bray (left above) and senior lineman Tristan Haltom (right) were recently named all-state for the 2014 football season. Bray and Haltom were also first team all-SCA and Haltom was named lineman of the year in the ...

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