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Villa Rica Dairy Queen opened Tuesday, November 7th

Villa Rica Dairy Queen Opening Date

Villa Rica Dairy Queen opened Tuesday, November 7th The new Villa Rica Dairy Queen opening date had been set for November 6th.  However, on November 6 it was not open, and a sign on the door said closed for training. So, training is still in progress.  According to an employee at the store, it should…

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New Georgia Dairy Queen opens to big crowds

New Georgia Dairy Queen

Opening Day at the New Georgia Dairy Queen The New Georgia Dairy Queen opened on October 12 for breakfast to a fairly light crowd. But once area residents began to notice cars in the driveway, business became brisk as lunch approached, and at the time of this post it was still very busy. Another Dairy…

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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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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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Vital Life Chiropractic Celebrates Grand Opening

Vital Life Chiropractic Celebrates Grand Opening

Vital Life Chiropractic Celebrates Grand Opening in Douglas County Vital Life Chiropractic owner, Dr. Ronnie Bolar, family, friends, staff, and Chamber representatives celebrated their grand opening by holding a DC Chamber Ribbon Cutting on September 1st. The office is located at 865 Thornton Road in Lithia Springs. Vital Life Chiropractic provides neurologically based chiropractic care and utilizes…

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Caliber Collision Opens Location in Douglas County

Caliber Collision Opens Location in Douglas County

Caliber Collision manager, Michael Tumey, staff, and Chamber representatives celebrated their grand opening by holding a DC Chamber Ribbon Cutting on September 20th.  Caliber Collision is located at 649 West Market Circle in Lithia Springs. Caliber Collision is the nation’s largest collision repair company. It has taken an unyielding commitment to being the collision repair center of…

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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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Lights, Camera, Douglas County – Movies Filmed in Douglas County

Movies Filmed in Douglas County

What do big names like Jennifer Lawrence, Michael Keaton, Robert De Niro, John Travolta, Winona Ryder, Tyler Perry, and Jeremy Renner all have in common? All of these superstars have been involved in movie and television productions filmed, at least in part, right here in Douglas County. By: Keely Sharp Multiple production companies with studios…

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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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Villa Rica Dairy Queen opening soon

Villa Rica Dairy Queen opens October 2017

The new Villa Rica Dairy Queen is on schedule to open in the middle of October at 811 West Bankhead Highway in Villa Rica. Training will begin the first week of October, and the restaurant will open a week or two after that. This restaurant will be the largest of the over 200 Dairy Queens in…

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