DCTV23 Show features Roundtable Discussion about Teen Suicide prevention

‘FOCUS’ ROUNDTABLE CONCENTRATES ON TEEN SUICIDE PREVENTION According to the Centers for Disease Control, suicide is the second leading cause of death for ages 10 – 24.  More teenagers and young adults die from suicide than from cancer, heart disease, AIDS, birth defects, stroke, pneumonia, flu and chronic lung diseases combined. Every day in the…

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Golden City Cruisers Car Show

Golden City Cruisers

The Golden City Cruisers Car Club operates in Villa Rica, GA and was organized in November of 2001. The club is made up of car enthusiasts and stresses family values and camaraderie. Date: Saturday, August 19, 2017 Time: 3:30 pm – 8:00 pm Location: The MILL amphitheater 106 Temple Street in downtown Villa Rica For…

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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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Starbucks confirmed for Highway 61 in Villa Rica

Starbucks

Starbucks confirmed for Highway 61 Villa Rica will be home to Starbucks at some point in the near future. There are not many details at this point other than they have confirmed that they are coming and that they own the land, which is next to the Bojangles’ on Highway 61 just south of Wal-Mart.…

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‘Achy, Breaky Heart’ Superstar, Billy Ray Cyrus coming to Bremen

Billy Ray Cyrus

           Performing at Mill Town Music Hall, August 19th Internationally known singer, songwriter, entertainer, actor and philanthropist, Billy Ray Cyrus will perform on the Mill Town Music Hall stage on Saturday, August 19, at 7:30 pm EST. Tickets go on sale on Thursday, May 11 at 10:00 am.  Cyrus has sold millions of albums. …

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Villa Rica Frontiers’ Rodeo scheduled for August

Villa Rica Frontiers’ Rodeo

  At 8pm on Friday, August 25 and Saturday, August 26, the Villa Rica Frontiers’ Rodeo will be held at 2011 Carrollton-Villa Rica Highway. General admission is $13, for children 12 and under the cost is $7, and children 5 and under get in free. VIP seating is also available for $20. The events include:…

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Villa Rica Gold Rush Festival 2017

Villa Rica Gold Rush Festival

 The City of Villa Rica presents its Annual Gold Rush Festival now in its 39th year. Villa Rica is home to the first Gold Rush in Georgia in 1826. The annual festival held in downtown Villa Rica at The MILL amphitheater features a 5K marathon beginning at 8 am, parade with a float contest at…

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Pickin’ Peaches Downtown

Pickin’ Peaches Downtown By Chuck Palmer Antiquing is part shopping, part decorating, part history appreciation, part craftsmanship, part passion, and part treasure hunt. Owners Susanne Hudson and Debbie Reece have brought all that and more to their new antique shop in Douglasville at the corner of Campbellton, Church, and Broad streets. Pickin’ Peaches Antiques &…

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DC Chamber Announces 2017 Small Businesses of Excellence

Small Businesses of Excellence

The Douglas County Chamber and Douglas County Sentinel are pleased to announce the 2017 Small Businesses of Excellence. These nine businesses are recognized for successful operations and growth as well as service in their community. The Small Business of Excellence Awards were held on July 18th at the GreyStone Power Luncheon. The Chamber is proud…

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