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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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Chairman visits Summer Arts Camp finale

Summer Arts Camp

Friday, June 23rd was the finale and culmination of a week-long Summer Arts Camp for 38 youngsters ages 7 to 11. About 150 parents, friends, and neighbors attended a boisterous show and exhibit at Hunter Park where the camp was hosted. Along with parents and families,  Douglas County Commission Chair Dr. Romona Jackson-Jones and a…

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Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Metro Brokers opens remodeled office

Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Metro Brokers

Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Metro Brokers holds ribbon cutting for totally remodeled office Blue skies and red ribbon added to the festive atmosphere July 12 as Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Metro Brokers celebrated the opening of their newly remodeled office on Chapel Hill Road in Douglasville. The facility underwent significant upgrades and…

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Full Circle Project in Downtown Douglasville

Full Circle Project

It was a beautiful Friday morning when Waste Industries volunteers joined Keep Douglasville Beautiful (KDB) in Downtown Douglasville for a day of service as part of the company’s “Full Circle Project” (FCP). After signing in and being welcomed by KDB board members and staff, the group filled large planters with eye pleasing flowers and plants.…

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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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Local Help Wanted Classifieds

Classified Help Wanted

Help Wanted Classifieds Job Opportunity: Platinum World Auto Body Looking for a body workman and a mechanic 3575 Old Thompson Road, Austell Contact: Shaun 678.509.5463 Job Opening: Magna   Now Hiring in Carrollton & Temple All shifts available • Assembly • Forklift Operators Contact Marissa or Keith at 770.462.4949 555 B Columbia Drive Carrollton, GA…

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Concerts

Concerts

Atlanta Metro & West Georgia Concerts CONCERTS LISTED BY DATE July July 18 Hans Zimmer • Verizon Amphitheatre July 19 Boston and Joan Jett • Verizon Amphitheatre July 21 Charlie Wilson • Chastain Park Amphitheatre July 22 The Booth Brothers and the Diplomats • Mill Town Music Hall July 22 Jermaine “Funnymaine” Johnson • The Mill Amphitheater Villa Rica…

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Safe Exchange Zone Villa Rica Police Department

Citizen's Police Academy

  The Villa Rica Police Department has been established as a safe exchange zone for local residents to conduct online transactions. Residents are welcome to come to the lobby of the police station to handle a transaction in a safe place. The lobby is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and is…

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Thomas A. Dorsey Birthplace Festival: Villa Rica

Thomas A. Dorsey

Celebration to honor Villa Rica’s hometown legend Thomas A. Dorsey   The Thomas A. Dorsey Birthplace Festival will be held on June 23rd and 24th 2017. The festival features some of the best artists in the genres of gospel, blues and jazz. The festival is an annual event which honors the legacy of one of…

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Judge Adams to Hear Georgia Supreme Court Case

Judge Adams to Hear Georgia Supreme Court Case

Judge Cynthia C. Adams of the Superior Court of the Douglas Judicial Circuit has been designated to serve in place of Justice Nels S. D. Peterson in the appeal of Ocmulglee Electric Membership Corporation et al. v. McDuffie (S17G0038). The Supreme Court of Georgia will hear arguments in the case on June 19, 2017 during…

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