Education

Landmark Christian School Appoints New Head of School

Landmark Christian School Appoints New Head of School

The Landmark Christian School Board of Trustees has announced the appointment of Dr. Jason McMaster as Head of School for Landmark effective July 1, 2018. Dr. McMaster comes to LCS from Oaks Christian School in Westlake Village, California, where he has served since its founding in 2000. At Oaks, Dr. McMaster led the strategic development…

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Leadership Scholarships Available for High School Seniors

Leadership Scholarships Available for High School Seniors

Chamber Foundation Leadership Scholarship Applications Available for High School Seniors The Douglas County Chamber Foundation is proud to offer multiple scholarship opportunities to high school students from Douglas County schools. These scholarships will be awarded to high school seniors exemplifyingoutstanding leadership qualities.   The Douglas County Chamber Foundation presents the Chamber Leadership Scholarships annually to two high school seniors from Douglas County as well as the Chamber…

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Winter Wonderland Train at Pine Mountain Gold Museum through 12/23/17

Winter Wonderland Train

Winter Wonderland Train Now-December 23rd Thurs., Fri., Sat., & Sun., 6:30pm to 9:30pm Pine Mountain Gold Museum 1881 Stockmar Road, Villa Rica View thousands of lights and meet Santa. The event costs $13 (plus tax) per person. All riders under 2 are free with a ticketed adult. Reservations are not required, but are strongly recommended.…

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Holiday Concerts to be held at DC Courthouse through 12/15/17

Holiday Concerts

The Douglas County Board of Commissioners through the Department of Communications and Community Relations will be hosting the 19th annual Christmas concerts in the Douglas County Courthouse. Chorus groups from schools throughout Douglas County will be performing on the Grand Staircase of the Courthouse Atrium beginning Wednesday, November 29through Friday, December 15th.  The concerts are scheduled to…

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Christmas in Lithia offers holiday shopping

Christmas in Lithia

Christmas in Lithia is back for its 32nd year this November 11th and 12th at Lithia Springs High School! Started as a fundraiser for the PTSA, the show has grown over the years to be a valuable resource for many organizations at Lithia Springs High School. It provides supplies and resources annually to the school’s…

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Cheerleading Showcase with the Stars announced

Cheerleaders jumping

Cheerleading showcase to be held October 29, 2017 –  Local cheerleading teams invited to participate Douglasville Cheerstars will present its annual Showcase With The Stars on October 29. The Showcase takes place at Alexander High School at 1:00PM. The school is located in Douglasville at 6500 Alexander Parkway, just off Highway 5. The event is…

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Douglas County High School Changes Name

By Chuck Palmer Douglas County continues to be a hot spot for movie and television productions. This week, Douglas County High School is the location for the MTV series Scream, based loosely on the successful movie franchise. The show has been renewed for a third season, but has undergone a complete makeover. Queen Latifah’s Flavor…

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DC Chamber Announces 2017-18 Youth Leadership Douglas Mentor Program Participants

Chamber Announces 2017-18 Youth Leadership Douglas Mentor Program Participants

Devon Boatright, DCHS and Nadia Faucette, Georgia Power Company The Douglas County Chamber is pleased to announce the selection of ten Youth Leadership Douglas (YLD) graduates and community leaders to participate in the YLD Mentor program for the 2017-18 school year. The selected students are paired with a mentor to facilitate conversation, guidance, and motivation…

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Anchor Heating & Air Conditioning Donates to School Music Program

Anchor Heating & Air Conditioning Donates to School Music Program

Anchor Heating & Air Conditioning Company has always been a supporter of local education. In September they helped a Douglasville Elementary school with a check to support their music program. On September 17, 2017, Anchor Heating & Air Conditioning Co. representatives Lesia Vick, Jordan Buchanan, and Allen Davis presented a check for $750 to Ms.…

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Ten Prisoners Complete Welding Program

Prisoners

Ten inmates at the Carroll County Prison have completed certifications in Welding & Joining Technology through West Georgia Technical College. West Georgia Tech, Carroll County and the Three Rivers Workforce Investment Board have partnered to offer a Welding & Joining Technology program at the Carroll County Prison facility on Horsley Mill Road in Carrollton. Last…

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