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Holiday Concerts to be held at DC Courthouse

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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Villa Rica says “Welcome to Moe’s!”

In the works since 2016, construction is increasing pace at 700 Highway 61 on the new retail space that will include Moe’s Southwest Grill. The development is also slated to include a Starbucks and a nail salon. Moe’s, created in Atlanta in December 2000, is one of the country’s fastest growing restaurant chains of its…

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Chuck Beck: Living Legend

Chuck Beck sitting in car

Dirt roads give a landscape character. Some are rutted and bone-jarring to the unsuspecting traveler. Some are convenient shortcuts, while others are country lanes leading to family farms that have been there for generations. One of west Georgia’s dirt roads leads to a character who also happens to be a genius, named Chuck Beck. Ask…

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Local author finds Lonnie the Little Lost Book

Lonnie the Little Lost Book

Celeste Easter is excited about the release of her new children’s book, Lonnie the Little Lost Book. Ms. Easter, a New Orleans native and Carroll County resident whose two sons attend Temple Elementary School, has long been involved in volunteering in school media centers. It was that experience and her love of books that inspired…

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West Atlanta Douglas Choral Society Christmas Concert

West Atlanta Douglas Choral Society

The Family Christmas Variety Concert returns for 30th year The West Atlanta / Douglas Choral Society (WADCS), Inc., will present its 30th traditional “The Family Christmas Variety Concert” for the community on Tuesday, December 5, at 8:00 pm. The show will take place at at The Douglas County High School Performing Arts Hall (Mashburn Theater),…

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Cover Me Southern Wins 2017 Boutique Award

Cover Me Southern

In August, more than 400,000 votes were cast around the world to recognize and celebrate boutiques for their business, service, charm, style, and outlook on dressing women of all ages, styles, budgets and sizes. Local business Cover Me Southern Boutique was chosen Georgia’s Storefront of The Year in the 2017 Boutique Awards. The award was…

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Main Street Douglasville T-Shirt design Contest

Main Street Douglasville T-Shirt design Contest

Main Street awarding $500 for T-Shirt design, beginning December 2017 The 2018 Main Street Douglasville T-Shirt Design Contest is underway. December 31 is the deadline for submissions. Submit your original artwork and graphic design and your design may be chosen for use on the 2018 Main Street Douglasville T-Shirt. The winner will receive $500 cash,…

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Douglas County Celebrating 2017 Festival of Trees

Festival of Trees

You are cordially invited to participate in the 5th Annual Douglas County Festival of Trees! This year’s festival will be held in the Douglas County Courthouse Art Gallery on the 3rd Floor, and will feature miniature Christmas trees, full-sized Christmas trees, and wreaths. All proceeds from the silent auction will benefit The Pantry and their…

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Yes, Virginia, There is a Santa Claus

Yes, Virginia, There is a Santa Claus- Bright Star United Methodist Church

November 16th-18th Bright Star United Methodist Church 3715 Bright Star Road, Douglasville  The Starfish Players present Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus, by Pat Cook, produced with special arrangement with Eldridge Publishing Co.The play will take place nightly at 7:30pm and on Saturday, November 18th will be a 2pm matinee. Tickets are $5…

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