Posts Tagged ‘Villa Rica’

Publix launches home delivery service

Publix Launches Home Delivery

Instacart has expanded the luxury and convenience of online ordering and home delivery of groceries and other items beyond the urban beltways and into the suburbs and small cities of America. That means Publix customers in Villa Rica, as well as Douglas and Paulding County can visit publix.com/delivery  and have groceries delivered to their door.…

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Hurricane Irma Sunday Noon Update

Irma 6AM Sunday

HURRICANE IRMA UPDATE #4 – 12 noon, Sunday, September 10th Douglas County Communications & Community Relations and Douglas County Emergency Management Here is the latest information about Hurricane Irma we received from the National Weather Service at its 12 noon briefing for emergency management teams across the State. The size of Irma’s hurricane wind field…

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Hurricane Irma Update for Douglas County

Hurricane Irma Satellite

HURRICANE IRMA UPDATE #2 – 12 noon, Saturday, September 9th  FROM: Douglas County Communications & Community Relations and Douglas County Emergency Management Note: The most recent update is here Here is the latest information about Hurricane Irma we received from the National Weather Service at its 12 noon briefing for emergency management teams across the…

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September 11th Service in Villa Rica

September 11th Service in Villa Rica

The City of Villa Rica will host a 9/11 Day of Service and Remembrance memorial service on Monday, September 11th, 2017  from 7 pm – 8 pm. The service will take place at The MILL amphitheater located in historic downtown Villa Rica to honor those who lost their lives during the terrorist attacks on September…

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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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Villa Rica Gold Rush Festival 2017

Villa Rica Gold Rush Festival

 The City of Villa Rica presents its Annual Gold Rush Festival on Saturday, September 9th. The festival is 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…

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Ghost Train is Back at Pine Mountain Gold Museum

Ghost Train

SEATING IS LIMITED! Reservations are not required, but are strongly recommended.  Making a reservation will help you avoid long waits and sellouts!  Make your reservation by calling the mine office at 678.840.1445 or in person by visiting the Museum at 1881 Stockmar Road, Villa Rica Georgia 30180. Follow us on Facebook at: www.facebook.com/pinemountaingoldmuseum IMPORTANT INFORMATION Please be on…

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The Future of Villa Rica – Villa Rica Master Plan

Villa Rica

What will downtown Villa Rica be like in the next 20 years? That answer became much clearer when the Villa Rica Downtown Master Plan was unveiled during a meeting held at the Venue, located next to Olive Tree Restaurant in downtown Villa Rica. The three main topics discussed were, “Where are we now?” “Where are…

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CAST One Act Festival at Little Vine Vineyards

CAST One Act Festival at Little Vine Vineyards

CAST One Act Festival at Little Vine Vineyards Following a successful run of six sold out performances of “Murder Ahoy”, the Community Alliance for Stage and Theater (CAST) will stage a one-act play festival at Little Vine Vineyards on June 3 and June 10. This will be CAST’s first appearance at Little Vine Vineyards, but…

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Prize a Day Giveaway announced

Prize

News & Views USA is giving away a prize every day, 365 days a year. Prizes include restaurant gift certificates, concert tickets, rodeo tickets, museum and train ride tickets, hair styling, and more. The prize a day does not include the 18 to 25 prizes given away in the monthly crossword puzzle contest in the…

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