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CAC’s Open House

Plan to Attend the CAC’s Open House for Fall Classes

By Allison | Aug 14, 2017 | 0 Comments

Adrienne Jackson assisting a student in her oil painting class – July 2017 The Cultural Arts Council Douglasville | Douglas County announced their new fall session arts classes lineup which will run September 5th – December 16th, 2017. This is the chance to explore creativity with expert teaching artist as they…

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2017 Chili Cook Off

Cookers Wanted for the 2017 Chili Cook Off

By Allison | Aug 14, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Cultural Arts Council Douglasville/Douglas County announced the 21st annual Chili Cook Off at the newly renovated O’Neal Plaza on Saturday, October 21st, 2017 from 6 until 9 p.m. This Chili Cook Off was the last public event on O’Neal Plaza before the renovations started and this year’s festival will…

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Jimmy Fortune

Jimmy Fortune Still Singing the Classics

By Allison | Aug 14, 2017 | 0 Comments

  Jimmy Fortune Interview – Still Singing the Classics Tim had the opportunity to interview Jimmy Fortune on August 11, 2017 in advance of his September 14 show at Mill Town Music Hall in Bremen, Georgia. Jimmy was a long time member of The Statler Brothers and now has a…

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Ollie's Grand Opening

Ollie’s Grand Opening celebration with Nascar driver

By Allison | Aug 11, 2017 | 1 Comment

The home of “Good Stuff Cheap” will officially open its doors at 9 a.m. Wednesday, August 16th. Bargain shoppers, the countdown is on for the grand opening of the newest Ollie’s Bargain Outlet store in Douglasville.  The newest Ollie’s Bargain Outlet is located off Douglas Boulevard in the Landing at…

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Classified Help Wanted

Local Help Wanted Classifieds

By Allison | Jul 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

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 for a chance to be interviewed onsite with several employers,…

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Prize

Prize a Day Giveaway announced

By Tim Collins | Jul 19, 2017 | 3 Comments

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…

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Downtown Villa Rica Restaurant Week 2017

Downtown Villa Rica Restaurant Week 2017

By Allison | Jul 19, 2017 | 0 Comments

Get Paid for Eating at Downtown Restaurants July 17-23 – Support local downtown restaurants who support the area where you live, work and play! How Do You Win? 1. Eat at any local Downtown Villa Rica Restaurant or any Main Street Business Member Restaurant during Villa Rica Restaurant Week –…

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Concerts

Concerts

By Tim Collins | Jul 19, 2017 | 1 Comment

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 Earth, Wind & Fire • Verizon Amphitheatre Aug. 19 Lyle Lovett and…

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This Weekend

This Weekend

By Allison | Jul 13, 2017 | 2 Comments

Happy Weekend from West Georgia Digital News & Views! Check out the events that are happening this weekend! You scream, I scream, We all scream for Ice Cream! Join Main Street for their Ice Cream Social.. it’s free! UPCOMING EVENTS Here are a few events you’ll want to mark on…

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The Pantry partners with Ebay

The Pantry partners with eBay to help needy

By Allison | Jul 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

New online store to benefit hungry and hurting county residents LifeTools has announced a new partnership with eBay, which will assist hungry and hurting people in West Georgia. This Fall, a new online store, known as “The Store That Feeds More” will launch. Recently, The Pantry received an invitation to…

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Restaurant Reviews by our Readers

Restaurant Reviews by our Readers

By Allison | Jul 12, 2017 | 45 Comments

What Do You Love About Your Favorite Place To Dine? Please tell us about your most favored eats around the West Georgia and Atlanta area. You can comment at the very bottom of the page in the “Leave a Reply” area.

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Ollie's Bargain Outlet

Ollie’s Bargain Outlet grand opening date set

By Tim Collins | Jul 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

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 by NASCAR star Chase Elliott. On July 5, workers placed…

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The Otherside Steak House

Restaurant and Food Photo Gallery

By Tim Collins | Jul 10, 2017 | 11 Comments

Joe Keith – Associate Publisher Here are some great photos of some of the dishes served in West Georgia. Photos Copyright – Joe Keith of Smile Media Group, Inc.

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Fullerville trailhead

Fullerville trailhead opens in Villa Rica

By Allison | Jul 10, 2017 | 2 Comments

The City of Villa Rica celebrated the opening of The Fullerville Trailhead on Tuesday, June 20th.  Mayor Jeff Reese, Interim City Manager Michael Mansour, Councilman Gil McDougal, Councilwoman Shirley Marchman and Councilwoman Leslie Smith McPherson were present at the ribbon cutting. The trailhead is located in Fullerville at 513 Rockmart…

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Douglasville police officers deliver baby

Douglasville police officers deliver baby

By Allison | Jul 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

On July 5th, at approximately 1:20am, a passing motorist approached Officer Candace Tongate of the Douglasville Police Department while she was on a traffic stop. The driver advised that his wife, who was sitting in the passenger seat, was in labor and felt that the baby was going to come…

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Panera Bread to open

Panera Bread to open in Early Fall

By Tim Collins | Jul 10, 2017 | 2 Comments

  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 October. The new restaurant replaces Joe’s Crab Shack, in the Target Shopping Center. Panera Bread features sandwiches, soups and salads, as well as…

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Raccoon Creek

Raccoon Creek Bluegrass Festival to be held July 14 and 15

By Tim Collins | Jul 9, 2017 | 1 Comment

Raccoon Creek Bluegrass Festival to be held Friday & Saturday The Raccoon Creek Bluegrass Festival will be held this weekend, on Friday and Saturday in Paulding County. On July 14th, the artists will be the East Dixie Boys, 501 Central, and the Doug Flowers Bluegrass Band. On July 15th, the…

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Walk For Life

PRC Medical Fundraiser : Walk for Life set for September

By Allison | Jul 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

    PRC Medical has scheduled its Walk for Life for Saturday, September 16. Registration begins at 9am in ballrooms C and D of the Douglasville Conference Center. The walk will commence at 10am around the downtown Douglasville Square. Other activities include a photo booth, balloon animals, face painting, door…

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Summer Camp Guide

Summer Camp Guide for West Georgia

By Allison | Jun 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

Click Here for Summer Camps in West Georgia – 2017

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News & Views launches Preferred Business Directory

By Cynthia | Jun 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

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 service click on the button below and support our advertisers.…

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Summer Movies

Regal offering $1 Admission to Movies all Summer

By Tim Collins | Jun 8, 2017 | 0 Comments

Regal Arbor Place Stadium 18 and Imax is celebrating summertime with $1 admission to its Summer Movie Express family fun movies playing on Tuesdays and Wednesdays for the summertime! Admission to the Summer Movie Express is only $1. Tickets available for purchase at the box office and all movies start at…

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