Education

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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WGTC Hosting Open House on All Five Campuses

WGTC Hosting Open House on All Five Campuses

Prospective students interested in attending West Georgia Technical College will get a great chance to discover what WGTC has to offer at five Open House events to be hosted by the college. Whether prospective students are first-time freshmen, wanting to earn their GED, current high school students or returning to school to move ahead, everyone…

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Harvester Christian Academy Opens New Education Building

Harvester Christian Academy Opens New Education Building

Harvester Christian Academy Headmaster, Joel Slater, staff, students, and Chamber representatives celebrated the grand opening of their new education building by holding a DC Chamber Ribbon Cutting on August 24th.  Harvester Christian Academy is located at 4241 Central Church Road in Douglasville. Harvester Christian Academy is a college preparatory school for students K-12. For over 30 years,…

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Heirway Christian Academy marks two decades

Heirway Christian Academy

  Heirway Christian Academy marks two decades By Chuck Palmer Saving Private Ryan was tops at the box office, edging out Armageddon. Celine Dion, Cher, and Aerosmith topped the charts. Furbies were the hottest toy on the market. The average cost of a gallon of gas was $1.06. It was 1998 and Heirway Christian Academy…

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Rule the School with “Principal 4 A Day”

“Principal 4 A Day”

The Douglas County Chamber is thrilled to partner with the Douglas County School System and Brighten Academy for the sixth annual “Principal 4 a Day” on Thursday, October 19th.  This program allows members of the business community to visit one of the 36 schools in Douglas County or Brighten Academy and shadow the principal for a…

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