Education

Anchor Heating & Air Conditioning Donates to School Music Program

Anchor Heating & Air Conditioning

Anchor Heating & Air Conditioning Co. representatives Lesia Vick, Jordan Buchanan, and Allen Davis presented a check today to Ms. Mary Moore to benefit Eastside Elementary School’s music program. Eastside Elementary School was recently awarded a SupportMusic Merit Award for its exemplary music program. Anchor management and employees wanted to recognize and congratulate the school,…

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Ten Prisoners Complete Welding Program

Prisoners

Ten inmates at the Carroll County Prison have completed certifications in Welding & Joining Technology through West Georgia Technical College. West Georgia Tech, Carroll County and the Three Rivers Workforce Investment Board have partnered to offer a Welding & Joining Technology program at the Carroll County Prison facility on Horsley Mill Road in Carrollton. Last…

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WGTC Hosting Open House on All Five Campuses

WGTC

Prospective students interested in attending West Georgia Technical College will get a great chance to discover what WGTC has to offer at five Open House events to be hosted by the college. Whether prospective students are first-time freshmen, wanting to earn their GED, current high school students or returning to school to move ahead, everyone…

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Harvester Christian Academy Opens New Education Building

Harvester Christian Academy

Harvester Christian Academy Headmaster, Joel Slater, staff, students, and Chamber representatives celebrated the grand opening of their new education building by holding a DC Chamber Ribbon Cutting on August 24th.  Harvester Christian Academy is located at 4241 Central Church Road in Douglasville. Harvester Christian Academy is a college preparatory school for students K-12. For over 30 years,…

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Heirway Christian Academy marks two decades

Heirway Christian Academy

  Heirway Christian Academy marks two decades By Chuck Palmer Saving Private Ryan was tops at the box office, edging out Armageddon. Celine Dion, Cher, and Aerosmith topped the charts. Furbies were the hottest toy on the market. The average cost of a gallon of gas was $1.06. It was 1998 and Heirway Christian Academy…

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Rule the School with “Principal 4 A Day”

“Principal 4 A Day”

The Douglas County Chamber is thrilled to partner with the Douglas County School System and Brighten Academy for the sixth annual “Principal 4 a Day” on Thursday, October 19th.  This program allows members of the business community to visit one of the 36 schools in Douglas County or Brighten Academy and shadow the principal for a…

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DC Chamber Youth Leadership Douglas Summer Class Graduates

DC Chamber Youth Leadership

The Douglas County Chamber is pleased to announce the graduating students from the Youth Leadership Douglas (YLD) Summer 2017 program. These students are juniors that participated from Douglas County high schools and private schools. They were recognized at the Board of Education meeting held on Monday, August 22nd. Youth Leadership Douglas gives the students the…

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Chamber’s Young Professionals Connection Awards Continuing Education Scholarships to Local Millennials

Continuing Education Scholarships

Pictured L-R: Abby Robbins, YPC Co-Chair-Adam Carter, and Mahdi Al-Husseini The Douglas County Chamber’s Young Professionals Connection (YPC) was pleased to award the recipients of the annual YPC Continuing Education Scholarship at the GreyStone Power Luncheon on August 15th. Recipients were Mahdi Al-Husseini with TEDx Douglasville, and Douglas County School System employee Abby Robbins, a…

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WGTC Adult Education Division Preparing Students

Adult Education Division

The West Georgia Technical College Adult Education Division is embracing new opportunities this year, by placing a greater focus on helping students enrolled in GED preparation classes reach long-term goals like college degrees and meaningful careers. At least twice a year, Karen Kirchler, Vice President of Adult Education at West Georgia Tech, pulls her entire…

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Plan to Attend the CAC’s Open House for Fall Classes

CAC’s Open House

Adrienne Jackson assisting a student in her oil painting class – July 2017 The Cultural Arts Council Douglasville | Douglas County announced their new fall session arts classes lineup which will run September 5th – December 16th, 2017. This is the chance to explore creativity with expert teaching artist as they introduce a variety of exciting…

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