Posts by Allison

21st Annual Chili Cook Off October 21

Chili Cook Off

21st Annual Chili Cook Off on October 21st, 2017 The Cultural Arts Council Douglasville/Douglas County announces the 21st  annual Chili Cook Off at the newly renovated O’Neal Plaza on Saturday, October 21st, from 6 until 9 p.m., sponsored by John Bleakley Ford, Pepsi, Georgia Power, and Chapel Hill News and Views. This Chili Cook Off…

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“Miracle on Main Street’ Christmas Parade & Tree Lighting

"Miracle on Main Street' Christmas Parade & Tree Lighting

The Main Street Douglasville Office is now accepting applications for the 2017 Christmas Parade and Tree Lighting Ceremony. If interested, please review the attached guidelines and fill out the attached application and return these to the Main Street Office (6658 Church Street Douglasville, GA 30134 – temporary location) before Friday, November 17th. Main Street is…

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Women’s Business Alliance Floral Arrangement Class

Women's Business Alliance Floral Arrangement Class

Women’s Business Alliance Floral Arrangement Class – Will you need fresh flowers for your Thanksgiving table? Learn to arrange them yourself and take home a beautiful addition to your home at the WBA Floral Arrangement Class set for Tuesday, Nov. 14, from 5:30-7 pm at Shot Spot (970 Hayes Mill Road, Carrollton). Enjoy wine and snacks as floral…

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Six New Volunteers Join Children’s Voice: CASA Inc.

Six New Volunteers Join Children's Voice: CASA Inc.

The Honorable Judge Peggy Walker swore in six new CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate) volunteers on Thursday, October 12th, 2017 after they completed their training to join the organization. These new volunteers are the newest group of trained volunteers to advocate for abused and neglected children in the Douglas County foster care system. Ada Gardner,…

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An Amazing Evening of History and Jazz

An Amazing Evening of History and Jazz

An Amazing Evening of History and Jazz An Amazing Evening of History and Jazz: An Extremely Rare Collection of documents containing the Original Signatures of African American Greats W.E.B. Du Bois, Booker T. Washington, Frederick Douglass and so much more will be on public display Thursday, October 26, 2017 from 7:00pm – 9:00pm at The…

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Trick or Treat in the Douglas County Courthouse

Trick or Treat in the Douglas County Courthouse

The Douglas County Courthouse will be filled with ghosts, goblins, ballerinas, superheroes, and laughter Halloween afternoon, Tuesday, October 31st, as Douglas County employees continue their 12th annual Trick-or-Treating event in the courthouse. Any child aged 12 and under, accompanied by an adult, is welcome to go through the Courthouse and trick-or-treat (all treats) in offices…

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Kid to Kid Douglasville Closes After Ten Years

Kid to Kid Douglasville Closes

The Highway 5 location just prior to its original opening. Kid to Kid Douglasville Closes: the well known retail resale store that specializes in buying and selling gently used clothing, toys, and gear for children has closed its doors in Douglasville. The Highway 5 location was one of more than 100 franchises spread across the…

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2017 Georgia Gravity Games to be held in Douglasville

2017 Georgia Gravity Games

The 2017 Georgia Gravity Games will be held in downtown Douglasville from 9am to 2:45pm on November 4. It is a gravity-only car race competition sponsored by Google, Georgia Tech and the City of Douglasville. The Georgia Gravity Games are an educational, hands-on activity designed to get young people excited about STEM subjects. The race…

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Courthouse Art Gallery sets 2018 Schedule

Courthouse Art Gallery sets 2018 Schedule

The Douglas County Department of Communications and Community Relations has released the schedule for the 2018. In its 14th season, the program will continue to celebrate local artists each month by hosting their work on the third floor of the Courthouse. Each month has a specific theme. The first four months continue the tradition of…

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