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A Gift of Love Carnival Night Fundraiser

A Gift of Love Carnival Night

Saturday, October 7, 3:00 p.m.- 8:00 p.m. 3900 Bankhead Highway, Lithia Springs – Open to the Public – games, prizes, construction touch-a-truck, food, music, and lots more to raise funds to feed 556 children from 20 schools when they go home to empty cupboards. 

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DC Chamber Chairmans Club Attends Washington D.C. Fly-In

Chamber Chairmans Club

Business, Government and Education Leaders Meet with U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson while in Washington D.C. Attendees on the Washington Fly-In (pictured L-R) included Harrison Merrill Sr., Foxhall Resort & Sporting Club; Howard Ray, HRC Engineers, Surveyors, & Landscape Architects; Superintendent Trent North, Douglas County Schools; Kara Pearson, GreyStone Power Corporation; Ken Bernard, Sherrod & Bernard,…

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Panera Bread nears opening in Douglasville

Panera Bread

Panera nears completion on September 20 The wait is almost over, as Panera Bread plans to open in late October!   The store will be located at 2868 Chapel Hill Road in Douglasville. The new restaurant replaces Joe’s Crab Shack, in the Target Shopping Center. The building has been completely renovated. The Douglasville location will…

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Georgia State Parks’ “Leaf Watch” Website Tracks Best Fall Color

Georgia State Parks’

Travel Tips for Leaf Peepers For many people, the perfect autumn weekend includes cozy campfires and gooey s’mores surrounded by fiery-hued forests. To help leaf peepers plan their fall escapes, Georgia’s state parks will soon launch “Leaf Watch 2017” to track fall color as it moves across the Peach State. Found at www.GeorgiaStateParks.org/LeafWatch, the travel…

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CASTING LOCALS – Commercial for the Olympics & Comcast

Olympics & Comcast

Tiffany Company Casting CASTING CALL: NON-UNION COMMERCIAL FOR A COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY IN THE DOUGLASVILLE AREA!! Tiffany Company Casting is looking for EVERYDAY PEOPLE that make up the HEART AND SOUL OF GEORGIA for a very special commercial about the Olympics and how they bring together a community. We are looking for ALL TYPES, ALL ETHNICITIES,…

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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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Publix launches home delivery service

Publix Launches Home Delivery

Instacart has expanded the luxury and convenience of online ordering and home delivery of groceries and other items beyond the urban beltways and into the suburbs and small cities of America. That means Publix customers in Villa Rica, as well as Douglas and Paulding County can visit publix.com/delivery  and have groceries delivered to their door.…

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Douglas County Chamber Announces the Top Ten Young Professionals of 2017

Douglas County Chamber

Submitted By: Douglas County Chamber The Young Professionals Connection (YPC), a program of the Douglas County Chamber, is pleased to announce its Top Ten Young Professionals of 2017.  The Top Ten Young Professionals of the Year is an annual recognition of young professionals in Douglasville and Douglas County who embody YPC’s mission and vision. The recognition…

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Interview with Robert Gibson of Rock-N-Roll Express

Robert Gibson Interview

Interview with Robert Gibson – Douglasville Resident and Rock ‘n Roll Express member By Tim Collins (with Jesse Collins and Joe Keith) Hall of Fame poster Robert Gibson may be the most famous resident of Douglasville. Inducted in to the WWE Hall of Fame in March of this year, his wrestling career has spanned 40…

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This Weekend

The Weekend

Happy Weekend from West Georgia Digital News & Views! Check out what events are happening in the area for the weekend. Billy Ray Cyrus will be performing at Mill Town Music Hall. All-Pro Championship Wrestling takes the Douglasville National Guard Armory by Storm. Plus much more!!!! West Georgia High School Football Schedules 2017 By Allison…

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