West Atlanta/Douglas Choral Society presents Spring Variety Concert

West Atlanta/Douglas Choral Society presents Spring Variety Concert

The West Atlanta / Douglas Choral Society (WADCS), Inc., will present its traditional 30th “A Family Easter / Spring Variety Concert” for the community on Tuesday, March 20 at 8:00pm at The Douglas County High School Performing Arts Hall (Mashburn Theater) at 8705 Campbellton Street. The performance will be led by Artistic Director / Music…

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Mosquito Safety and Awareness Seminar to be held March 3

Mosquito Safety and Awareness Seminar

Mosquito Safety and Awareness Saturday, March 3, 2018 at 10am Hunter Park Community Center Hear from the Environmental Health Section of the Georgia Department of Public Health on how to reduce the mosquito population in your yard and prevent disease from mosquitos. Presented by the City of Douglasville and Keep Douglasville Beautiful For more information,…

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Warrior 5K and Junior Warrior Fun Run scheduled

Warrior 5K and Junior Warrior Fun Run

The 3rd annual US Navy Sea Cadets Warrior Division Warrior 5K and Junior Warrior Fun Run will be held on Saturday, March 3 at Boundary Water Park in Douglasville. The 5k starts at 9:45am. The cost is $25 (pre-registration includes a t-shirt, walk up registration is $30). The Junior Warrior 1 mile Fun Run begins…

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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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