City Officials Break Ground on New Welcome Center

Welcome Center

Rendering of the new welcome center which may be open by the end of the year.       The current abandoned Butterball’s building is shown here. Groundbreaking for the new Villa Rica Welcome Center took place on July 17. The center will exist through renovating the former location of Butterball’s Auto Repair shop at…

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Atlanta West Hair Company moving to Chapel Hill Road

Atlanta West Hair Company

Atlanta West Hair Company will be moving to a new location. Pictured above, the former location on Church Street. Atlanta West Hair Company is moving into the former Bliss Salon & Day Spa location on Chapel Hill Road, across from Chapel Hill Middle School. The previous location at the corner of Church Street and Fairburn…

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Wax Brazil opens on Douglas Boulevard

Wax Brazil

Selma Castro, a native Brazilian, has brought her 22 years of waxing experience to Douglasville. In July, she opened a new business with the fitting name of Wax Brazil. The salon is located at 6968 Douglas Boulevard  in the same shopping center as Moe’s Southwest Grill. Wax Brazil (not surprisingly) offers Brazilian Waxing, and full…

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Spallywood Kidz opening near Arbor Place

Spallywood Kidz

Spallywood Kidz will be opening on August 1st on the entrance road to Arbor Place Mall. The new business is a kidz spa designed around the fairytale, “The Adventures of the Spallywood Kidz.” The concept is to provide a posh and pampered oasis focusing on empowerment and reading using entertainment. It is a spa and…

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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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Downtown Villa Rica Restaurant Week 2017

Downtown Villa Rica Restaurant Week 2017

Get Paid for Eating at Downtown Restaurants July 17-23 – Support local downtown restaurants who support the area where you live, work and play! How Do You Win? 1. Eat at any local Downtown Villa Rica Restaurant or any Main Street Business Member Restaurant during Villa Rica Restaurant Week – July 17-23, 2017 2. Staple…

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Local company to stream high school football games

Local company to stream high school football games StreamCity Radio has announced that they will begin live streaming of local high school football games this season. Because StreamCity Radio is an internet based radio, when sports fans are unable to attend the games, they can listen to the action of high school sports from home.…

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Archaic Comics & Games opens

Archaic Comics & Games

Comic lovers and tabletop gamers have a new spot to visit in Douglasville, with the opening of Archaic Comics & Games on Highway 5. The store is located at 3387 Highway 5 in The Shoppes at Hillcrest, a few doors down from Papa Johns. Douglasville resident Adam Davis launched the business on February 2 to…

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Jordan Truck Sales Donates Tractor-Trailer to Carroll Campus

Jordan Truck Sales

Jordan Truck Sales recently donated a 2007 Freightliner truck and 53-foot trailer to the West Georgia Technical College Foundation for instructional use in the Commercial Truck Driving program at the WGTC Carroll Campus in Carrollton. The tractor-trailer will be used to instruct students in the high-demand career program on how to drive big rigs safely.…

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The Pantry partners with eBay to help needy

The Pantry partners with Ebay

New online store to benefit hungry and hurting county residents LifeTools has announced a new partnership with eBay, which will assist hungry and hurting people in West Georgia. This Fall, a new online store, known as “The Store That Feeds More” will launch. Recently, The Pantry received an invitation to participate in an online, pilot…

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