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Car Seat Safety Check

Car Seat Safety Check

Child restraints, or car seats, reduce the risk of injury by 71% to 82% and reduce the risk of death by 28% in comparison to children in seat belts alone. Read more about car seat safety here: safeseats4kids.aaa.com/faqs/why/why-are-car-seats-important/  *Child Safety Seat Inspection Station (By Appointment Only) February 17th, Saturday: Douglas County Transportation Center, 8800 Dorris…

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Temple News & Views to launch in January

Temple News & Views

Temple News & Views is launching in January, and will be mailed to every mailing address in the Temple 30179 zip code. At first, the magazine will be the same as Villa Rica News & Views in terms of content, although it will contain more information about Temple than before, including listing all Temple businesses…

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All Pro Dads Day begins Douglasville Chapter

All Pro Dads Day

Crossroads Church Local Outreach has started an All Pro Dads Day chapter. The next meeting will be on January 6. This is a monthly meeting of a group of men passionately committed to being better fathers, husbands and role models.  It is not only for dads, but for grandfathers, uncles, big brothers, or any male…

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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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September Saturdays is today

September Saturdays

September Saturdays Heroes Day is today Douglas County’s biggest festival is at the Courthouse today! The final day of the 15th annual September Saturdays Festival will be held today at the Douglas County Courthouse. Over 100 vendors and exhibitors are anticipated for the largest annual festival in Douglas County. An estimated 15,000 people may attend…

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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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A Gift of Love Carnival Night Fundraiser

A Gift of Love Carnival Night A Gift of Love Carnival Night Fundraiser October 7, 2017

Saturday, October 7, 3:00 p.m.- 8:00 p.m. 3900 Bankhead Highway, Lithia Springs – Open to the Public – games, prizes, construction touch-a-truck, food, music, and lots more to raise funds to feed 556 children from 20 schools when they go home to empty cupboards. 

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SYNERGY Homecare of NW Atlanta Recognizes Caregiver

SYNERGY Homecare of NW

SYNERGY Homecare of NW Atlanta recognizes their Caregiver of the Year for 2017, Randy Williams. Randy has been a CNA since February 2013, and a beloved caregiver of Synergy Homecare of NW Atlanta since July 2013. He continues to set the bar for caregiver performance expectations as well as client satisfaction. Randy found many ways…

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AD West Dance championship

AD West Dance

AD West Dance Company wins second straight championship A.D. West Dance Company participated in the Fusion National Dance Competition in Daytona Beach, Florida this past summer in 2017.  They came home with their 7th National Championship Title for the Production, “Divas LIVE” in the Junior Competitive Division. This production included all of the dancers from…

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Chick-Fil-A – New Parking Lot Design

Chick-Fil-A

Chick-fil-A Thornton Road The Chick-fil-A on Thornton Road has a new parking lot design. In the past, they’ve had a problem with Thornton Road traffic either jumping in front of people who came in the back entrance for the drive through, or traffic backing up onto Thornton Road during busy times of the day. No…

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