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Guess the Weight Contest

Guess the Weight Contest

Can you guess the total weight of this shipment of magazines? Two people will win admission to the Pine Mountain Gold Museum, and a pair of tickets for the train ride, OR a $25 Golden Buddha/MoMoYA gift certificate! On Thursday, a shipment of two of our publications will leave the printer and make its way…

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Douglas County Honors Track & Field Athletes

Douglas County Honors Track and Field Atheletes

Georgia Recreation & Parks Association hosted the annual State GRPA Track & Field Championship in May of 2017 in Augusta, Georgia.  The Douglas County Parks and Recreation Agency sent twenty-four athletes to the event where a staggering 46 medals in 14 different track and field events were hoisted by 20 of the 24 athletes who…

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Car Seat Safety Check Scheduled for July

Car Seat Safety Check

Child restraints, or car seats, reduce the risk of injury by 71% to 82% and reduce the risk of death by 28% in comparison to children in seat belts alone. Read more about car seat safety here: safeseats4kids.aaa.com/faqs/why/why-are-car-seats-important/     The Child Safety Seat Inspection Station will offer instruction on Saturday, July 15, at the…

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Press Release Guidelines

News & Views welcomes press releases for consideration. If you would like to submit a press release for possible printing in one of the magazines or on West Georgia Digital News & Views, please meet the following press release guidelines: Please email to tim@chapelhillnews.net Must be attached as a Word document or pasted into the…

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Douglasville CVB offers Summer Specials

  The Douglasville CVB (Convention & Visitors Bureau) is your place for specials to your favorite attractions this summer! You can purchase discounted Six Flags Over Georgia & White Water tickets at the Douglasville Welcome Center all summer long!   Douglasville Welcome Center: 6694 East Broad Street | Douglasville, GA 30134 www.ci.douglasville.ga.us/290/Welcome-Center Phone: 770-947-5920 For events…

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Community Block Party at Sweetwater Baptist Church

Community Block Party at Sweetwater Baptist Church

Summer Splash Block Party Community Block Party at Sweetwater Baptist Church: Activities include: water slide, bouncy house, face painting. Concessions include: popcorn, cotton candy, and Sno cones. Lunch will be provided. Giveaways will be: used clothing in all sizes (men, women and children), school supplies and a Playstation 4 door prize drawings. Event is Free! When:…

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Summer Celebration at Community Fellowship Ministries

Summer Celebration at Community Fellowship Ministries

June 25 SUMMER CELEBRATION will be at Community Fellowship Ministries from 2pm to 6pm. It will be a family day of activities, food, games and fun. The community is welcome. Admission, games and activities are free. Modest charge for food and crafts.     Community Fellowship Ministries, 612 Cohran Store Road, Douglasville • 678.923.7710 www.community-fellowship.org…

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Georgia Games Fishing Derby to be held July 22

Georgia Games Fishing Derby Douglasville

July 22nd • 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Looking for fun this weekend? Cast your fishing lines this Saturday at Hunter Park’s Lake during the Georgia Games Fishing Derby. There will be prizes and excitement for all ages. Don’t forget to bring your own bait and tackle. Medals awarded for largest and smallest fish caught.…

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Nannies That Care expands to West Georgia

Nannies That Care

Nannies That Care expanded its service to include Douglas County and the surrounding area, since the owner, Vanessa Allen is a Villa Rica resident. The nanny placement service specializes in placing full-time, part-time, or temporary nannies. Some nannies offer specialized skills such as early childhood education, working with learning disabilities or speaking more than one…

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Summer Burn Ban in Effect Now

Burn Ban

Residents should think twice before burning outdoors now and through the month of September. The Georgia Forestry Commission has issued a burn ban for Douglas County and northern Georgia. In 54 Georgia counties, including Douglas, outdoor burning is prohibited by the Georgia Environmental Protection Division (EPD) between May 1st – September 30th. The ozone in…

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