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Villa Rica Gold Rush Festival

Villa Rica Gold Rush Festival 2017

By Allison | Aug 16, 2017

 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...

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Property Tax Assessment Appeals

Deadline for Property Tax Assessment Appeals

By Allison | Aug 10, 2017

  Monday, August 14, 5:00 p.m.: Deadline for Property Tax Assessment Appeals All Douglas County property owners were mailed the 2017 property tax assessment. State law allows the appeal of the 2017 value if the property owner is not in...

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Chuck Palmer

Chuck Palmer joins News and Views

By Allison | Aug 9, 2017

Welcome, Chuck Palmer! We’re excited to welcome a new member to our team at News and Views. Chuck Palmer will be writing articles and helping develop content that appeals to our readers. Chuck is not a stranger to many in...

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Carlos Anduze

Artist & Sculptor – Carlos Anduze at Uncorked in August

By Allison | Aug 9, 2017

Uncorked on Main and the Villa Rica Main Street Arts Coalition presented artist and sculptor, Carlos Anduze, at an opening reception on Friday, August 4, at 7pm. His new works will be on display from August 4 through August 27 Wednesday through Sunday.  ...

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First Choice Solutions

Ribbon Cutting for First Choice Solutions

By Allison | Aug 9, 2017

Early this August, the Paulding Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting ceremony for First Choice Solutions, LLC, a member of the Paulding Chamber’s Chairman’s Club. They are a family owned business with over 20 years of experience, located in...

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WGTC

Technology Upgrades Coming for Students at WGTC

By Allison | Aug 8, 2017

West Georgia Technical College students will see major technology upgrades on campuses this fall, as the College deploys almost 600 new workstations and doubles the bandwidth of its internet connection. Executive Director of Information Technology Sam Jenkins said technicians are...

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Anything but Ordinary Events

Anything but Ordinary Events & More Opens

By Allison | Aug 8, 2017

Anything but Ordinary Events & More to host open house on August 19. Anything but Ordinary Events and More has become Douglasville’s newest event hall. They will be hosting an Open House on August 19 from 11:00am to 2:00pm. This...

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Villa Rica

The Future of Villa Rica – Villa Rica Master Plan

By Allison | Aug 3, 2017

  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...

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Classified Help Wanted

Local Help Wanted Classifieds

By Allison | Jul 20, 2017

Help Wanted Classifieds Onsite Interviewing & Hiring Fair August 18th 10:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. Crossroads Church of Douglasville 5960 Stewart Parkway | Douglasville If you are unemployed, unskilled, skilled, displaced, or just want a career change, attend this event...

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Concerts

Concerts

By Tim Collins | Jul 19, 2017

Atlanta Metro & West Georgia Concerts CONCERTS LISTED BY DATE August Aug. 17 Graceland Presents Elvis Live in Concert • Chastain Park Amphitheatre Aug. 18 Umphrey’s McGee • Chastain Park Amphitheatre Aug. 19 Billy Ray Cyrus • Mill Town Music Hall Aug. 19...

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Digital Image Group

Digital Image Group Semi-Monthly Meeting Dates

By Allison | Jul 18, 2017

SHOW ↑ TELL → LISTEN ← LEARN ↓ ♫ COLLABORATE ♫ August 3 and August 17: DIGITAL IMAGE GROUP Meet and learn from Photographers, Videographers and Digital Artists at the semi-monthly meeting of DIG. Watch presentations and participate in visual...

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Ollie's Bargain Outlet

Ollie’s Bargain Outlet grand opening date set

By Tim Collins | Jul 10, 2017

Ollie’s Bargain Outlet has scheduled a Grand Opening date for its Douglasville location. If all goes as planned the company will open at The Landings at Arbor Place on August 16. UPDATE: The Grand Opening celebration will feature a visit...

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Youth Got Talent

Douglas County’s Youth Got Talent

By Allison | Jul 10, 2017

Local Youth Got Talent occurs on September 23, from 4pm to 7:30pm Vision of Life Inc. presents the 2017 Youth Talent Show. The show will take place at the Dallas Theater Civic Center at 208 Main Street in Dallas. Vocalists,...

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Panera Bread to open

Panera Bread to open in Early Fall

By Tim Collins | Jul 10, 2017

  Panera Bread’s new location is making progress – Photo on July 5, 2017 Panera Bread is making some progress on their new location on Chapel Hill Road in Douglasville. If everything goes as planned, it will be opening in...

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Community Holistic Advanced Practice Nurses, LLC Opens

Community Holistic Advanced Practice Nurses, LLC Opens

By Allison | Jul 5, 2017

Community Holistic Advanced Practice Nurses, LLC hosts Grand Opening Community Holistic Advanced Practice Nurses (CHAPN), LLC CEO Nancy McCall-Gaston, staff, and Chamber representatives celebrated the grand opening of their new facility with a DC Chamber Ribbon Cutting on June 21st....

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Douglasville T-Shirts

I Love Downtown Douglasville T-Shirts go on sale

By Tim Collins | Jul 4, 2017

City of Douglasville Main Street Manager April McKown displays one of the shirts that are available for sale at the Main Street Office. The City of Douglasville Main Street office has T-Shirts available to purchase for those who love downtown...

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Your Bowling Center

Your Bowling Center closes after 35 years

By Tim Collins | Jul 3, 2017

Your Bowling Center closed after 35 years in business on June 30th with packed house at a farewell party. This marks the second recreational business that has closed within the last month in Douglas County, following the closing of Dazzles...

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Mill Town Music Hall exterior

Mill Town Music Hall great venue

By Tim Collins | Jul 2, 2017

In May of 2012, Steven Curtis Chapman launched his summer tour right here in West Georgia at the (then) new Mill Town Music Hall. Since he is one of my favorite artists I bought tickets and went to the show....

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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...

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Summer Camp Guide

Summer Camp Guide for West Georgia

By Allison | Jun 21, 2017

Click Here for Summer Camps in West Georgia – 2017 Like this:Like Loading...

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News & Views launches Preferred Business Directory

By Cynthia | Jun 21, 2017

Find local businesses you can trust We have added a new Preferred Business Directory. These are businesses that advertise in our publications. Please support these businesses as they make all of our publications possible. If you need a product or...

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Cultural Arts Center Upcoming Events

Cultural Arts Center Upcoming Events 2017

By Allison | Jun 19, 2017

Cultural Arts Center Upcoming Events 2017   SEPTEMBER  Sept. 1: Jai’s Lite (soy candles) Pop Up Arts Shop Sept. 7-Oct.7: EXHIBIT: 6th Annual NOVAS National Open Visual Arts Sept. 7: RECEPTION: 6-8pm, hosted by DC Art Guild Sept. 9: CAC...

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Taste of Douglasville

This Weekend

By Tim Collins | Jun 1, 2017

Happy Weekend from West Georgia Digital News & Views! Check out what events are happening in the area for the weekend. Son of Sailors, a Jimmy Buffett tribute band will be performing in Dallas on Saturday. Help support victims of...

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