Villa Rica

Citizen’s Police Academy scheduled

Citizen's Police Academy

The Villa Rica Police Department will begin the 16th Citizen’s Police Academy on August 10. The deadline for applications is August 1. The Academy will take place every Thursday evening for 11 weeks and 12 sessions until it concludes on October 19th. Sessions run from 7:00pm to 9:00pm Topics to be covered include criminal investigations,…

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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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Breaking the Cycle of Recidivism – WGTC & Carroll County Partner

Breaking the Cycle of Recidivism

A Carroll County Prison inmate welds as part of a Welding & Joining Technology program taught at the prison by West Georgia Technical College.   Breaking the Cycle of Recidivism – Ten inmates at the Carroll County Prison are learning a skill while incarcerated they hope will lead to a career once they’re released. West Georgia…

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Comedy Night set for Villa Rica Mill Amphitheater

Comedy Night

August 26th and September 23rd Comedy Night The City of Villa Rica will present comedian Jermaine “Funnymaine” Johnson as part of its family friendly comedy night series on July 22nd at The Mill Amphitheater in downtown Villa Rica from 8pm to 10pm. Admission is free. Future comedy nights with other headlining comedians will take place…

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The Booth Brothers and the Diplomats at Mill Town Music Hall

The Booth Brothers and the Diplomats

The Booth Brothers, Ronnie, Michael, and Paul, love Southern Gospel music. They believe it touches the soul and offers encouragement and hope. By singing and ministering to audiences through word and song these gentlemen are fulfilling God’s call on their lives. The Diplomats are a Southern gospel group based out of Carrollton, GA. Voted top…

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Villa Rica to host uplifting stage play on July 22

Cast of Who Do You Trust

The V-Plex in Villa Rica will host the stage play “Who do you Trust?” on July 22nd. This production was written and produced by Lorenzo Cunningham and Pastor Roderick Dobbs of True believers in Christ of Villa Rica. The production was written in hopes of inspiring and encouraging those that watch it. According to the producer…

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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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Bronze Goldminer Statue – Contribution to Villa Rica Main Street

Villa Rica Arts Coalition presenting the contribution to Villa Rica Main Street for the future Gold Miner statue.   A contribution of $1,500 was presented at the meeting of the Villa Rica Main Street Arts Coalition Board in support of the fund for the bronze Goldminer Statue to be erected in downtown Villa Rica. The…

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Ron Bryant Live at Dockside Marina

Ron Bryant Live at Dockside Marina

Saturday, July 15th at 7:30 PM – 11 PM Kick back and enjoy the beautiful view of Lake Tara at Dockside Marina. Join Ron Bryant Live, for a warm evening of good food & drink, while listening to your favorite folk/rock favorites! Fairfield Plantation Dockside Marina 10234 Lakeview Parkway Villa Rica, GA 30180 Please call ahead…

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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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