Posts by Tim Collins

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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Mill Town Music Hall great venue

Mill Town Music Hall exterior

In May of 2012, Steven Curtis Chapman launched his summer tour right here in West Georgia at the (then) new Mill Town Music Hall. Since he is one of my favorite artists I bought tickets and went to the show. That was my first experience with Mill Town Music Hall. Since then, I have seen…

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Student & Parent Guide deadline is June 30

Student & Parent Guide

The deadline to reserve space in the 2017-2018 edition of the Student & Parent Guide is next Friday, June 30th. This will be the 11th consecutive year that we have partnered with the school system on this publication. Many local businesses feel this is a key part of their marketing plan for reaching families in Douglas…

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Holiday Inn Express Villa Rica opening soon

Holiday Inn Express Villa Rica

Soon Villa Rica residents will have one more option for out of town guests, as will travelers on Interstate 20. According to the General Manager, Sheila Vaughan, the new Holiday Inn Express Atlanta West – Villa Rica is expected to open by August 1st, barring any unforeseen delays. The 75-room hotel features a number of…

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Pet Things donates one ton of litter to new shelter

Pet Things Douglasville

Pet Things provided a huge boost to the new animal shelter during their open house on May 20 by donating a ton (2,000 pounds) of cat litter. They also sponsored the free-run cat room, and donated all of the food and drinks for the event. The new shelter is located at Deer Lick Park, just…

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Regal offering $1 Admission to Movies all Summer

Summer Movies

Regal Arbor Place Stadium 18 and Imax is celebrating summertime with $1 admission to its Summer Movie Express family fun movies playing on Tuesdays and Wednesdays for the summertime! Admission to the Summer Movie Express is only $1. Tickets available for purchase at the box office and all movies start at 10:00 am. Each week both…

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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. Son of Sailors, a Jimmy Buffett tribute band will be performing in Dallas on Saturday. Help support victims of home burglary at the Victims to Victors Concert or watch the last free Summer movie…

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Salon Tamika Bell moves to new Douglasville location

Tamika Robinson of Salon Tamika Bell

Salon Tamika Bell has moved from Broad Street to the Urban One Salon Suites, located at 6842-H Douglas Boulevard. They specialize in all types of hair care, especially weaves. The salon is owned by Tamika Robinson, a master cosmetologist with over nine years experience. For more information or an appointment, you may call 404.414.5374

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