Posts Tagged ‘georgia’

Bigfoot sighted in North Georgia mountains

Bigfoot

In early December my son and I took a trip to Cherry Log, Georgia, which is about eight miles south of Blue Ridge. Our mission was to see Bigfoot, the legendary creature. We knew exactly where to look, because we had spotted Expedition: Bigfoot! on our last trip to the mountains, and planned our return…

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Angie Henry, Realtor – The Realty Group

Angie Henry

Angie Henry, Realtor Angie Henry grew up in this area. Douglas County is her home and she is connected to the place and the people of West Georgia. Her familiarity with Douglas, Paulding, Carroll, and Haralson Counties has proven to be one of many assets in her career as a Realtor. “I started my real…

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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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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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Real Estate Listings

7421 Cantrell Road

If you are looking for a home or land anywhere in Douglasville, Lithia Springs, Winston, Villa Rica or West Georgia, here are some great offers! Check the Real Estate Listings often as they are constantly being updated. If you would like to list your home here, please contact us at sales@chapelhillnews.net. 6620 Ashebrooke Drive, Douglasville…

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Georgia National Fair coming in October

Georgia National Fair

The Georgia National Fair will be held October 5 through October 15 from 8am to 10pm at the Georgia National Fairgrounds and Agricenter in Perry. October 5 hours will be 3pm to 10pm. Advance purchase tickets are on sale September 5 through September 22 and are available at $9 for gate tickets, $16 for a…

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Raccoon Creek Bluegrass Festival to be held July 14 and 15

Raccoon Creek

Raccoon Creek Bluegrass Festival to be held Friday & Saturday The Raccoon Creek Bluegrass Festival will be held this weekend, on Friday and Saturday in Paulding County. On July 14th, the artists will be the East Dixie Boys, 501 Central, and the Doug Flowers Bluegrass Band. On July 15th, the bands will be the Bonnie…

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County Services Fair

Tomorrow, the Douglas County Board of Commissioners is hosting a service fair where you can visit tables and exhibits, learn more about your county government, and meet the county staff. The event will take place Thursday, March 3 from 9am until 12pm, at the Douglas County Courthouse Atrium located on 8700 Hospital Drive. Commission Chairman…

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Free 2016 Travel Guide to Georgia State Parks & Historic Sites

With spring just around the corner, many Georgians are beginning to think ahead to warmer weather and weekend escapes. The newly published “2016 Guide to Georgia State Parks & Historic Sites” is a handy resource for planning a spring break, summer vacation or family reunion. The free booklet is filled with tips on the best…

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Elana Meyers Interview – Bringing Home Silver

Elana Meyers: Sochi 2014 Women's Bobsled Silver Medalist

After winning the Bronze Medal in 2010, Douglasville resident Elana Meyers upped her game and earned the Silver Medal in the 2014 Olympics in Sochi. We talked with her for about 20 minutes after she got back. Tim: First of all, congratulations on winning the silver medal! I know you really wanted to win the…

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