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Pet of the Month - Moon

Pet of the Month – Moon

By Allison | Jun 27, 2017

  Chapel Hill Pet of the Month for July – Moon This beautiful boy with the under bite is Moon. He came into the shelter terrified but has opened up and now loves to play. He was found as a stray, and no one ever came for him. He has been at the shelter for…

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West Georgia Dance Summer

West Georgia Dance Summer Intensive set for July

By Allison | Jun 27, 2017

For the third consecutive year, local dance studios are teaming up to provide an incredible dance experience for all dancers in Douglas County and surrounding counties. The coming together of studios, to promote “community not competition,” began in 2015 when Fever Performing Arts of Carrollton, teamed up with Southern Dance Precision of Villa Rica. It…

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Three new stores open at Arbor Place

Three new stores open at Arbor Place

By Allison | Jun 27, 2017

Arbor Place Mall has announced that three new stores have opened in the mall. Pandora opened their new store in mid-May. They are located on the upper level between Belk and JC Penny across from Victoria’s Secret/Pink. PANDORA is a universe of beautiful hand-finished jewelry in sterling silver and 14k gold adorned with precious and…

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Youth Police Academy to be held in July

Youth Police Academy to be held in July

By Allison | Jun 26, 2017

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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Student & Parent Guide

Student & Parent Guide deadline is June 30

By Tim Collins | Jun 25, 2017

The deadline to reserve space in the 2017-2018 edition of the Student & Parent Guide is next Friday, June 30th. This will be the 11th consecutive year that we have partnered with the school system on this publication. Many local businesses feel this is a key part of their marketing plan for reaching families in Douglas…

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Community Block Party at Sweetwater Baptist Church

Community Block Party at Sweetwater Baptist Church

By Allison | Jun 24, 2017

  Summer Splash Block Party Community Block Party at Sweetwater Baptist Church: Activities include: water slide, bouncy house, face painting. Concessions include: popcorn, cotton candy, and Sno cones. Lunch will be provided. Giveaways will be: used clothing in all sizes (men, women and children), school supplies and a Playstation 4 door prize drawings. Event is Free!…

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Tiffany Stewart-Stanley, Douglas County Director of External Affairs

Douglas County Director of External Affairs: RLI Program

By Allison | Jun 24, 2017

  Douglas County Director of External Affairs Selected for Atlanta Regional Commission’s Leadership Program   Tiffany Stewart-Stanley, Douglas County Director of External Affairs, has been selected to participate in the Atlanta Regional Commission’s Regional Leadership Institute (RLI) Class of 2017. Stewart-Stanley will join 50 leaders from the metro Atlanta area to study the region’s major…

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Sprint by PG Wireless Relocation

Sprint by PG Wireless Relocation to Arbor Place Mall

By Allison | Jun 24, 2017

  Sprint by PG Wireless Celebrates Relocation at Arbor Place Mall   Sprint by PG Wireless Relocation: Sprint by PG Wireless Store Manager Ashley Krieger, staff, and Chamber representatives celebrated their store relocation by holding a DC Chamber Ribbon Cutting on June 15th. Sprint by PG Wireless is located on the lower level of Arbor…

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Food Truck Mondays in Downtown Douglasville are Back!

By Allison | Jun 22, 2017

Joe Keith of News & Views interviews April McKown, the Main Street Manager for the City of Douglasville. They discuss Food Truck Mondays, which takes place every Monday in June, and on July 10th. Food Truck Monday Photo Album Photos By: Joe Keith Photography Main Street Douglasville will host the second annual Food Truck Mondays event…

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