Posts by Tim Collins

Panera Bread nears opening in Douglasville

Panera Bread

Panera nears completion on September 20 The wait is almost over, as Panera Bread plans to open in late October!   The store will be located at 2868 Chapel Hill Road in Douglasville. The new restaurant replaces Joe’s Crab Shack, in the Target Shopping Center. The building has been completely renovated. The Douglasville location will…

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Publix launches home delivery service

Publix Launches Home Delivery

Instacart has expanded the luxury and convenience of online ordering and home delivery of groceries and other items beyond the urban beltways and into the suburbs and small cities of America. That means Publix customers in Villa Rica, as well as Douglas and Paulding County can visit publix.com/delivery  and have groceries delivered to their door.…

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Interview with Robert Gibson of Rock-N-Roll Express

Robert Gibson Interview

Interview with Robert Gibson – Douglasville Resident and Rock ‘n Roll Express member By Tim Collins (with Jesse Collins and Joe Keith) Hall of Fame poster Robert Gibson may be the most famous resident of Douglasville. Inducted in to the WWE Hall of Fame in March of this year, his wrestling career has spanned 40…

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Douglas County bracing for Irma

Hurricane Irma

Douglas County is bracing for Irma and should start feelings its effects tonight according to the 8:30 PM update supplied by the Douglas County Communications and Community Relations Department. Here is the update: HURRICANE IRMA UPDATE #5 – 8:30 p.m., Sunday, September 10th Douglas County Communications & Community Relations and Douglas County Emergency Management Here…

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Hurricane Irma Sunday Noon Update

Irma 6AM Sunday

HURRICANE IRMA UPDATE #4 – 12 noon, Sunday, September 10th Douglas County Communications & Community Relations and Douglas County Emergency Management Here is the latest information about Hurricane Irma we received from the National Weather Service at its 12 noon briefing for emergency management teams across the State. The size of Irma’s hurricane wind field…

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Hurricane Irma Douglas County Update – 8:30 PM Saturday

Hurricane Irma

HURRICANE IRMA UPDATE #3 – 8:30 p.m., Saturday, September 9th Hurricane Irma update from Douglas County Communications & Community Relations and Douglas County Emergency Management   Here is the latest information about Hurricane Irma we received from the National Weather Service at its 8:30 p.m. briefing for emergency management teams across the State.   The…

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Hurricane Irma Update for Douglas County

Hurricane Irma Satellite

HURRICANE IRMA UPDATE #2 – 12 noon, Saturday, September 9th  FROM: Douglas County Communications & Community Relations and Douglas County Emergency Management Note: The most recent update is here Here is the latest information about Hurricane Irma we received from the National Weather Service at its 12 noon briefing for emergency management teams across the…

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This Weekend

Taste of Douglasville

Happy Weekend from West Georgia Digital News & Views! Check out what events are happening in the area for the weekend. Drivin’ N Cryin’ is performing at the Villa Rica Gold Rush Festival on Saturday night. You can attend a Family Reunion Workshop in Douglasville. NOVAS is at the Cultural Arts Council in Douglasville. Paulding…

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DCTV23 Show features Roundtable Discussion about Teen Suicide prevention

‘FOCUS’ ROUNDTABLE CONCENTRATES ON TEEN SUICIDE PREVENTION According to the Centers for Disease Control, suicide is the second leading cause of death for ages 10 – 24.  More teenagers and young adults die from suicide than from cancer, heart disease, AIDS, birth defects, stroke, pneumonia, flu and chronic lung diseases combined. Every day in the…

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