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Geocaching : Caching in on Adventure

Geocaching

There are treasures out there. Millions of treasures, just waiting to be found, and then re-hidden. Some are tiny, others as large as landmarks, but all have one thing in common; there are three million people worldwide looking for them. They are called geocaches, and the adventurers looking for them, who range from toddler to…

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RocketFizz offers fun and fizzy shopping experience

RocketFizz offers fun and fizzy shopping experience

I’m one that enjoys trying new things, and I like soda pop. So, when I discovered a shop called RocketFizz Soda Pop & Candy Shop on Marietta Square I had to go check it out. RocketFizz has a huge selection of sodas – 463 different choices according to the clerk’s last count. You’ll find a…

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‘Achy, Breaky Heart’ Superstar, Billy Ray Cyrus coming to Bremen

Billy Ray Cyrus

           Performing at Mill Town Music Hall, August 19th Internationally known singer, songwriter, entertainer, actor and philanthropist, Billy Ray Cyrus will perform on the Mill Town Music Hall stage on Saturday, August 19, at 7:30 pm EST. Tickets go on sale on Thursday, May 11 at 10:00 am.  Cyrus has sold millions of albums. …

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Sugar Foods Road Race on Saturday, May 20th

 We are excited about the upcoming Sugar Foods Road Race on Saturday, May 20th.   A live band (Cool Beenz) will be on stage at the amphitheater for this race. Lots of fun!!! Thanks for the support. The race will start and finish at Downtown Villa Rica Amphitheater – 106 Temple St., Villa Rica, GA 30180.…

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Summer Burn Ban in Effect Now

Burn Ban

Residents should think twice before burning outdoors now and through the month of September. The Georgia Forestry Commission has issued a burn ban for Douglas County and northern Georgia. In 54 Georgia counties, including Douglas, outdoor burning is prohibited by the Georgia Environmental Protection Division (EPD) between May 1st – September 30th. The ozone in…

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Cupcake Challenge is today in Villa Rica

Who doesn’t love a great cupcake! On Saturday, May 6, from 6 PM to 9 PM, professional and amateur bakers areinvited to bring their best cupcakes to THE MILL amphitheater in Downtown Villa Rica, where they will compete against one another for fame and prizes.   Cupcake tickets may be purchased at designated tables on amphitheater grounds. Event-goers…

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Publisher’s Assistant needed

WE HAVE FILLED THIS POSITION – THANKS TO ALL WHO APPLIED!   News & Views is looking for a Publisher’s Assistant to start in mid to late December. Duties include delivering Chapel Hill News & Views to businesses in Douglas County and Villa Rica, working at some of the events we sponsor, attending Chamber and…

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County Services Fair

Tomorrow, the Douglas County Board of Commissioners is hosting a service fair where you can visit tables and exhibits, learn more about your county government, and meet the county staff. The event will take place Thursday, March 3 from 9am until 12pm, at the Douglas County Courthouse Atrium located on 8700 Hospital Drive. Commission Chairman…

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The Mad Hatter Invites you to his Tea Party, March 19

Douglasville, Georgia –The Mad Hatter’s Tea Party, an annual favorite wince CAC’s earliest days, returns to the Cultural Arts Council of Douglasville/Douglas County on Saturday, March 19th  from 11am-3 pm. The Mad Hatter’s Tea Party is a fun and creative opportunity for children from three to ten years old to have an inter-active activity, based…

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