Posts by Tim Collins

Prize a Day Giveaway announced


News & Views USA is giving away a prize every day, 365 days a year. Prizes include restaurant gift certificates, concert tickets, rodeo tickets, museum and train ride tickets, hair styling, and more. The prize a day does not include the 18 to 25 prizes given away in the monthly crossword puzzle contest in the…

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Villa Rica to host uplifting stage play on July 22

Cast of Who Do You Trust

The V-Plex in Villa Rica will host the stage play “Who do you Trust?” on July 22nd. This production was written and produced by Lorenzo Cunningham and Pastor Roderick Dobbs of True believers in Christ of Villa Rica. The production was written in hopes of inspiring and encouraging those that watch it. According to the producer…

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Atlanta Metro & West Georgia Concerts CONCERTS LISTED BY DATE July July 18 Hans Zimmer • Verizon Amphitheatre July 19 Boston and Joan Jett • Verizon Amphitheatre July 21 Charlie Wilson • Chastain Park Amphitheatre July 22 The Booth Brothers and the Diplomats • Mill Town Music Hall July 22 Jermaine “Funnymaine” Johnson • The Mill Amphitheater Villa Rica…

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Ollie’s Bargain Outlet grand opening date set

Ollie's Bargain Outlet

Ollie’s Bargain Outlet has scheduled a Grand Opening date for its Douglasville location. If all goes as planned the company will open at The Landings at Arbor Place on August 16. On July 5, workers placed a new sign on the former Circuit City location, which has been vacant for almost eight years.  The Landings…

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Restaurant and Food Photo Gallery

The Otherside Steak House

Joe Keith – Associate Publisher Here are some great photos of some of the dishes served in West Georgia. Photos Copyright – Joe Keith of Smile Media Group, Inc. the Otherside Steak House at Uncorked’s pork chop is a work of art La Fiesta Villa Rica makes a mean burger Otherside Steak House at Uncorked…

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Press Release Guidelines

News & Views welcomes press releases for consideration. If you would like to submit a press release for possible printing in one of the magazines or on West Georgia Digital News & Views, please meet the following press release guidelines: Please email to Must be attached as a Word document or pasted into the…

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Panera Bread to open in Early Fall

Panera Bread to open

  Panera Bread’s new location is making progress – Photo on July 5, 2017 Panera Bread is making some progress on their new location on Chapel Hill Road in Douglasville. If everything goes as planned, it will be opening in October. The new restaurant replaces Joe’s Crab Shack, in the Target Shopping Center. Panera Bread…

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Raccoon Creek Bluegrass Festival to be held July 14 and 15

Raccoon Creek

Raccoon Creek Bluegrass Festival to be held Friday & Saturday The Raccoon Creek Bluegrass Festival will be held this weekend, on Friday and Saturday in Paulding County. On July 14th, the artists will be the East Dixie Boys, 501 Central, and the Doug Flowers Bluegrass Band. On July 15th, the bands will be the Bonnie…

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I Love Downtown Douglasville T-Shirts go on sale

Douglasville T-Shirts

City of Douglasville Main Street Manager April McKown displays one of the shirts that are available for sale at the Main Street Office. The City of Douglasville Main Street office has T-Shirts available to purchase for those who love downtown Douglasville. The shirts are available in all sizes, and come in v-neck or crew styles.…

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Your Bowling Center closes after 35 years

Your Bowling Center

Your Bowling Center closed after 35 years in business on June 30th with packed house at a farewell party. This marks the second recreational business that has closed within the last month in Douglas County, following the closing of Dazzles Skating Rink, which was also located on Longview Drive. A sign on the door read,…

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