Cultural Arts Council director issues statement about departure

Davina Grace Hill

Davina Grace Hill has announced her departure from the Cultural Arts Council Douglasville/Douglas County as of October 11, 2017. As she announced her departure, she issued the following statement. When I moved to Douglasville from Maryland three and a half years ago I found a more challenging situation than expected. Since then and now I…

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Del Taco is coming to Douglasville

Del Taco is Coming to Douglasville

After years of rumors and many wishes by local residents, Del Taco is coming to Douglasville. The new location will be at the corner of Highway 5 and Douglas Boulevard as a separate building in the parking lot of the newly revitalized Arbor Square shopping center (former location of K-Mart). The renovation project has been…

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Villa Rica Dairy Queen opening date announced

Villa Rica Dairy Queen Opening Date

The new Villa Rica Dairy Queen opening date has been pushed back to early November.  Training will begin soon, and the restaurant will open a week or two after that. The restaurant is located at 811 West Bankhead Highway, just west of Highway 61 next to Dollar General. The Villa Rica Dairy Queen Opening Date has…

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21st Annual Chili Cook Off October 21

Chili Cook Off

21st Annual Chili Cook Off on October 21st, 2017 The Cultural Arts Council Douglasville/Douglas County announces the 21st  annual Chili Cook Off at the newly renovated O’Neal Plaza on Saturday, October 21st, from 6 until 9 p.m., sponsored by John Bleakley Ford, Pepsi, Georgia Power, and Chapel Hill News and Views. This Chili Cook Off…

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“Miracle on Main Street’ Christmas Parade & Tree Lighting

"Miracle on Main Street' Christmas Parade & Tree Lighting

The Main Street Douglasville Office is now accepting applications for the 2017 Christmas Parade and Tree Lighting Ceremony. If interested, please review the attached guidelines and fill out the attached application and return these to the Main Street Office (6658 Church Street Douglasville, GA 30134 – temporary location) before Friday, November 17th. Main Street is…

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Women’s Business Alliance Floral Arrangement Class

Women's Business Alliance Floral Arrangement Class

Women’s Business Alliance Floral Arrangement Class – Will you need fresh flowers for your Thanksgiving table? Learn to arrange them yourself and take home a beautiful addition to your home at the WBA Floral Arrangement Class set for Tuesday, Nov. 14, from 5:30-7 pm at Shot Spot (970 Hayes Mill Road, Carrollton). Enjoy wine and snacks as floral…

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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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An Amazing Evening of History and Jazz

An Amazing Evening of History and Jazz

An Amazing Evening of History and Jazz An Amazing Evening of History and Jazz: An Extremely Rare Collection of documents containing the Original Signatures of African American Greats W.E.B. Du Bois, Booker T. Washington, Frederick Douglass and so much more will be on public display Thursday, October 26, 2017 from 7:00pm – 9:00pm at The…

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Trick or Treat in the Douglas County Courthouse

Trick or Treat in the Douglas County Courthouse

The Douglas County Courthouse will be filled with ghosts, goblins, ballerinas, superheroes, and laughter Halloween afternoon, Tuesday, October 31st, as Douglas County employees continue their 12th annual Trick-or-Treating event in the courthouse. Any child aged 12 and under, accompanied by an adult, is welcome to go through the Courthouse and trick-or-treat (all treats) in offices…

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