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Three state lawmakers today called on the Douglas County Commission chairman to resign his office and withdraw his candidacy for re-election after a news report included a video showing him making racist statements to a person during a recent festival.

Sports

Game: East Paulding Raiders at Kell Longhorns, 7:30 p.m.

Education

She mentors both beginning teachers and young female students about what's ahead of them in life. Now, Rachel Rogers can look forward to representing Douglas County in a major statewide competition.

Business

Athens Regional Medical Center officially will become the seventh hospital in the Piedmont Healthcare system Oct. 1, Buckhead-based Piedmont announced Sept. 29. The hospital, which will be renamed Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center, will be Piedmont’s second largest facility.

Community

A financial advisor who has worked heavily with the county has been appointed as the interim chief financial officer, for DeKalb County.

Entertainment

Artistic Director Kenny Leon and True Colors Theatre Co. recently announced their 2016-17 Season of Power, Hope & Love opening production is the Pulitzer Prize- and Tony Award-winning drama, “Proof” by David Auburn, directed by Tess Malis Kincaid.

Opinion

Will we like each other? Will we have fun? Will we connect?