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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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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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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Harvester Christian Academy Opens New Education Building

Harvester Christian Academy

Harvester Christian Academy Headmaster, Joel Slater, staff, students, and Chamber representatives celebrated the grand opening of their new education building by holding a DC Chamber Ribbon Cutting on August 24th.  Harvester Christian Academy is located at 4241 Central Church Road in Douglasville. Harvester Christian Academy is a college preparatory school for students K-12. For over 30 years,…

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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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Rule the School with “Principal 4 A Day”

“Principal 4 A Day”

The Douglas County Chamber is thrilled to partner with the Douglas County School System and Brighten Academy for the sixth annual “Principal 4 a Day” on Thursday, October 19th.  This program allows members of the business community to visit one of the 36 schools in Douglas County or Brighten Academy and shadow the principal for a…

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Crye-Leike opening in Douglasville


Crye-Leike joining Douglasville real estate mix Crye-Leike Real Estate Services is opening a new office in Douglasville.  Plans are for their Douglasville office to open October 1st. The company is the fifth largest real estate firm in the United States according to a REAL Trends ranking of the top 500 real estate brokerages in the…

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“Heart of Rock and Roll” theme for Chamber Golf Classic

Chamber Golf Classic

The Douglas County Chamber will host the annual Chamber Golf Classic on Friday, September 29th at Mirror Lake Golf Club.  More than 250 golfers are expected to participate in the 2017 Classic, presented by GreyStone Power. Golfers and participants will experience the “Heart of Rock and Roll” at this year’s tournament, with over 100 sponsors who…

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VR Rocks – Pictographs found in Carroll County

VR Rocks

Pictographs found in Carroll County By Chuck Palmer Pictographs are paintings or drawings that have been placed onto a rock’s surface. Often found in ancient sites and caves, in North America they may date back as many as 15,000 years. Today, smaller, perhaps less historic versions are turning up all over Carroll County. Val Runyon…

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Douglas County Commissioners Roll Back Property Millage Rate

With an unanimous vote, the Douglas County Board of Commissioners rolled back the property tax millage rate to accommodate for the increase in property values for 2017. The action took place during the Board’s regular voting session on Tuesday, August 15th. The value of land in Douglas County has risen over the past year as…

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