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Digital Image Group Semi-Monthly Meeting Dates

Digital Image Group

SHOW ↑ TELL → LISTEN ← LEARN ↓ ♫ COLLABORATE ♫ August 3 and August 17: DIGITAL IMAGE GROUP Meet and learn from Photographers, Videographers and Digital Artists at the semi-monthly meeting of DIG. Watch presentations and participate in visual arts discussions. Bring some of your own work to show and discuss if you like.…

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Youth Police Academy to be held in July

Youth Police Academy to be held in July

July 17- July 21, 2017 The City of Villa Rica police department, Douglas County Sheriff’s Department, and Douglas County Board of Education have partnered together for the 2017 Youth Police Academy. The Youth Police Academy is a four day program dedicated to teaching 5th through 8th grade students various topics including internet safety and bullying.…

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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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Schools Offer Summer Learning Opportunities

Schools Offer Summer Learning Opportunities

Superintendent North visited with students at Arbor Station Elementary as they did some “animal” math with goldfish crackers.     Schools Offer Summer Learning Opportunities: Many Douglas County students are staying busy this summer with camps at local schools. Opportunities include camps for athletes, for gifted students, for special needs students, and for English to…

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Douglas County School Nutrition Program: No Cost Meals

The Douglas County School Nutrition Program

  The Douglas County School Nutrition Program announced details for their 2017 Summer Meal Program. The program, which began in 2007, provides nutritious meals to children who may not otherwise have access to such meals. School Nutrition serves summer meals at designated locations throughout the county. Breakfast includes an entrée, 100% fruit juice and low-fat…

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DC Chamber Selects 2017-2018 Youth Leadership Douglas Class

DC Chamber Selects 2017-2018 Youth Leadership Douglas Class

The Douglas County Chamber is pleased to announce the selection of 54 students from the community to serve as the Youth Leadership Douglas (YLD) students for the 2017-2018 school year. These students are juniors in local Douglas County high schools and local private schools. Youth Leadership Douglas gives the students the opportunity to acquire and…

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Trent T. North named new Douglas County School Superintendent

Trent T. North - New Douglas County School Superintendent

    Trent T. North was named the new Douglas County School Superintendent in a special meeting on May 30. He replaces Dr. Gordon Pritz, who retired on May 31, after seven years of service in Douglas County and 40 years of overall service to education. The Douglas County Board of Education worked with the…

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County Services Fair

Tomorrow, the Douglas County Board of Commissioners is hosting a service fair where you can visit tables and exhibits, learn more about your county government, and meet the county staff. The event will take place Thursday, March 3 from 9am until 12pm, at the Douglas County Courthouse Atrium located on 8700 Hospital Drive. Commission Chairman…

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The Mad Hatter Invites you to his Tea Party, March 19

Douglasville, Georgia –The Mad Hatter’s Tea Party, an annual favorite wince CAC’s earliest days, returns to the Cultural Arts Council of Douglasville/Douglas County on Saturday, March 19th  from 11am-3 pm. The Mad Hatter’s Tea Party is a fun and creative opportunity for children from three to ten years old to have an inter-active activity, based…

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County-Wide Spelling Bee Winner

Congratulations to Madiena Asisullah, of Factory Shoals Middle School, for winning the County-wide Spelling Bee at the Douglas County Courthouse yesterday, January 28! Ameer Clark from Chestnut Log Middle School and Anh Ho from Turner Middle School came in 2nd and 3rd place, respectively. Front Row: School Superintendent Dr. Gordon Pritz, Anh Ho, Madiena Asisullah,…

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