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Hungry Howie’s Reopens

Hungry Howie’s Reopens

Troy and Hannah Anderson are the new owners of the Hungry Howie’s franchise on Chapel Hill Road The Hungry Howie’s pizza restaurant at 2987 Chapel Hill Road has been closed temporarily, but is scheduled to reopen on February 21. The closure was due to a change in franchise ownership. Once opened, the Hungry Howie’s will…

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Andrew Young to Speak in Douglasville March 4

Andrew Young to Speak in Douglasville March 4

Ambassador Andrew Young is the keynote speaker for “Ripples of Change: Race, Leadership, and Servanthood in the Church” on Sunday, March 4 at 3:00pm in the Sanctuary of Douglasville First United Methodist Church. The church is located at 6167 Prestley Mill Road across the street from WellStar Douglas Hospital. Andrew J. Young has earned worldwide…

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Douglas Donuts opens to great Reviews

Douglas Donuts

There’s a new option for donuts in Douglasville, as Douglas Donuts has opened next to Bruster’s on Douglas Boulevard. Chunn Bola and Sam Hour, the husband and wife team who just opened the shop, are eager to succeed as the “friendly place for donuts” in Douglasville. They previously had a dedicated following at their shop…

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Douglas County hires Planning & Zoning manager

Douglas County hires Planning & Zoning manager

The Douglas County Development Services Department has announced the hiring of Ronald Marvin Roberts, Jr. to fill the role of Planning and Zoning Manager for Douglas County. Roberts is certified through the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) and holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science degree from the University of Georgia and a…

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Job Fair in Carrollton March 3

Job Fair in Carrollton March 3

The Carroll County Board of Commissioners and the Carroll County Water Authority are presenting a Job Fair on March 3. Prospective employees should bring resume’s to the event that begins at 10am and runs to 3pm at the Ag Center at 900 Newnan Road in Carrollton. Possible available positions will include:  Telecommunicators, Detail Officers, Firefighters…

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Leaders make progress with blocked Railroad Crossings

Leaders make progress with blocked Railroad Crossings

On Friday, February 9, City, County, and State officials met with Mr. Connor Poe of Norfolk Southern Railway to discuss the issue of railroad crossing being blocked for extended times in Villa Rica and Temple. Among those present were, Representative Jay Collins, Georgia House District 68, County Commissioner Chairman Marty Smith, and Villa Rica City…

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Douglas County receives 2017 Green Community award

Douglas County receives 2017 Green Community award

Douglas County receives 2017 Green Community award in nationally recognized program Douglas County was recognized for its commitment to the environment by achieving certification as a Green Community, advancing to the Silver level. The Atlanta Regional Commission, the regional planning and intergovernmental coordination agency for the 10-county Atlanta region, made the announcement at its Board…

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Bud’s Benz welcomes new Service Writer

Bud’s Benz welcomes new Service Writer

Bud’s Benz welcomes new Service Writer, Brad Sims, to their team. Sims has worked for Mercedes in the metro area for the last fifteen years. His experience in everything from Service to Wholesale Parts makes him a natural to oversee the repair and care of customer’s vehicles at the shop. “I am your main point…

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Georgia Blue Foot and Ankle Celebrates Grand Opening

Georgia Blue Foot and Ankle

Georgia Blue Foot and Ankle owner, Dr. Danielle Green-Watson, staff, family, friends and Chamber Representatives gathered to celebrate the grand opening of their new location by holding a DC Chamber Ribbon Cutting on February 8th. Georgia Blue Foot and Ankle is located at 3387 Highway 5 in Douglasville. They offer podiatric surgical services specializing in pediatrics, trauma,…

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Logan’s Roadhouse Closes

Logan’s Roadhouse Closing

Courtesy Amy Little Logan’s Roadhouse at The Landing on Chapel Hill Road closed its doors to the public at 8pm February 18. Local residents were surprised by the closing, many saying that the restaurant always seemed busy, if not crowded. Amy Little, a ten year employee at Logan’s, expressed her disappointment: ” It’s been a…

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