News & Views launches Preferred Business Directory

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TWO MEN AND A TRUCK – Chamber Ribbon Cutting


  TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® Now Offers Value Flex System to Douglas County TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® Marketing Coordinator, Kaitlyn Lindly, staff, and Chamber representatives celebrated their new Value Flex Systems by holding a DC Chamber Ribbon Cutting on June 14th. TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® Douglasville is located at 7274 Bankhead Highway…

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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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Dazzles Roller Rink closes after nearly 30 years


  It’s always sad when any business closes, but especially one that has been such an important part of the community for a long time. This is on the Dazzle’s Facebook Page: Dear Dazzles friends, families, and guests. It is with a very heavy heart that we regret to inform you all that Dazzles will…

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White’s Entertainment & Events Center Opens

White's Entertainment & Events Center

  New Event Venue Opens in Douglasville White’s Entertainment & Events Center hosted its first event at the end of May. The new business is located at 8285 Courtland Street in Douglasville, just off Bankhead Highway near Fairburn Road. Dorris White owns the new venue which is available to rent for all types of events…

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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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Pelican’s SnoBalls Opening around July 1

Pelican's SnoBalls

Pelican’s SnoBalls opening at beginning of July Pelican’s SnoBalls is hoping to have their Douglasville location open by around July 1, just in time to keep area residents cool this Summer. Pelican’s is located at 6482 East Broad Street (Bankhead Highway) between Fairburn Road and downtown Douglasville. The company, which features New Orleans style snoballs, has franchise…

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Annette’s Home Cooking Opens in Douglas County

Annette’s Home Cooking Opens in Douglas County

Annette’s Home Cooking Owner, Annette Boyd, staff, and Chamber representatives celebrated their recent opening by holding a DC Chamber Ribbon Cutting on May 24th. Annette’s Home Cooking is located at 6405 Fairburn Road in Douglasville.      Annette’s is an exciting, new restaurant with a unique approach to offering a variety of homemade meals that anyone can…

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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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Dairy Queen construction beginning in Villa Rica

Dairy Queen Villa Rica

There will soon be a new Dairy Queen in Villa Rica. The lot next to Dollar General on Highway 78, just west of Highway 61 has been cleared and construction will begin shortly. The location is expected to be completed by the end of July or early August. Dairy Queen was founded in 1938 in…

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