This Weekend

Taste of Douglasville

Happy Weekend from West Georgia Digital News & Views! Check out what events are happening in the area for the weekend. Drivin’ N Cryin’ is performing at the Villa Rica Gold Rush Festival on Saturday night. You can attend a Family Reunion Workshop in Douglasville. NOVAS is at the Cultural Arts Council in Douglasville. Paulding…

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Wings N Burger Factory opens on Fairburn Road

Wings N Burger Factory

WINGS N BURGER FACTORY opens on Fairburn Road By Chuck Palmer   On August 14th, WINGS N BURGER ( WNB Factory ) opened their 12th franchise in their growing chain of Georgia restaurants. The new location is in the Forrest Mart Shopping Center on Fairburn Road. In the spirit of its founding location in east…

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NOVAS 2017: National Open Visual Arts Show


Sculptor Joel Yawn The Cultural Arts Council Douglasville/Douglas County will exhibit the annual National Open Visual Arts Show or “NOVAS” in September. The exhibit kicks off with an opening reception sponsored by Forrester’s Creative Studio & Makerspace and hosted by the Douglas County Art Guild on Thursday, September 7th from 6 until 8 p.m., at…

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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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Shelley Segars, Independent Sr. Trunk Keeper – Matilda Jane Clothing

Matilda Jane Clothing

The Paulding Chamber of Commerce hosted a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on August 24th, 2017 for Shelley Segars, Independent Sr. Trunk Keeper Matilda Jane Clothing. Shelley Segars is an Independent Senior Trunk Keeper with Matilda Jane Clothing.  She has been with Matilda Jane since 2013 and resides in Dallas with her husband, Steven, and two children…

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Retail development planned for Highway 61

retail development

Huge new shopping development planned for Villa Rica: Kroger not part of the plans Recently the rumors about Kroger opening a store in Villa Rica began to swirl once again, especially on social media. Villa Rica News & Views contacted Kroger’s Atlanta headquarters, as well as Roy Martin from Sofran Partners, the company that is overseeing…

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Planning a Family Reunion? Attend this Workshop

Family Reunion

Douglasville Convention & Visitors Bureau FREE Family Reunion Workshop! Saturday, September 9 at Hunter Park’s Ike Owings Community Center from 10 am-12 pm! Attendees will gain valuable ideas on how to organize your family reunion in Douglasville! Including a presentation on “Family Reunion Planning 101” as well as, have the opportunity to meet with vendors…

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Fullerville Mission Christian Center celebrates three Decades

Fullerville Mission Christian Center

Fullerville Mission Celebrates 30th Anniversary In 1987 Wayne Shelton had a vision, the result of his prayer that God would show him a way to reach out to those in need, and from that humble prayer and a rundown little building came what we know today as Fullerville Mission Christian Center.  Over the years there…

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Meet Sean – Pet of the Month

Pet of the Month

Sean, Pet of the Month This gorgeous boy is Sean. He is very silly and loving. All he wants is attention. Not a single guest has asked to meet him since he arrived at the shelter. He has become a staff favorite, and we are sure that the right person will find him irresistible. His…

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Drivin’ N Cryin’ to perform in Villa Rica

Drivin' N Cryin'

September 9 Drivin’ N’ Cryin’ will be closing out the Gold Rush Festival in Villa Rica on September 9th. The band has 14 albums, including Fly Me Courageous, which was certified Gold. The show takes place at The MILL Amphitheater, and is free.

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