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Bud's Benz

Bud’s Benz repairs car shipped from Ireland

By Allison | Oct 11, 2017 | 0 Comments

The fifteen member team at Bud’s Benz recently received an interior from a customer in Ireland to be restored. They took each part individually and repaired and upholstered them. The restored interior was then prepared for shipment back to Europe. They also restored a 1971 Mercedes SL engine that arrived…

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Bolte Wireless, LLC Now Serving Douglas County

Bolte Wireless, LLC Now Serving Douglas County

By Allison | Oct 11, 2017 | 0 Comments

Bolte Wireless, LLC director of sales and business development, Aaron Phillips, and Chamber representatives celebrated their new Chamber membership by holding a DC Chamber Ribbon Cutting on August 30th. Started in 2015, Bolte is part of a larger telecommunications consultancy that has been serving large and mid-sized companies around the…

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Blu Rose Bistro opens on Broad Street

Blu Rose Bistro opens on Broad Street

By Allison | Oct 11, 2017 | 0 Comments

Blu Rose blooms on Broad Street By Chuck Palmer A blue rose is quite rare in nature. They, in fact, only appear with the assistance of a little human creativity. Their rarity and beauty have led them to be associated with love, art, the imagination, and the unattainable. Thus was…

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VRHS Grad / Artist has huge ETSY success

VRHS Grad / Artist has huge ETSY success

By Allison | Oct 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

Stick(er) to the Plan(ner) By Chuck Palmer Shannon Leigh Brewer was always a doodler. She was drawn to art at an early age. “ I was always that kid that took coloring the kid’s menu at restaurants seriously. I think I started shading with crayons at age seven!  I was…

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Cyber Security Awareness Month in Douglas County

October is Cyber Security Awareness Month

By Allison | Oct 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

Cyber Security Awareness Month – In recognition of National Cyber Security Month, the Douglas County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday approved a proclamation designating October as Cyber-Security Awareness month in Douglas County to help raise awareness to the growing threats to technology users.  The proclamation was presented by Ruel Douglas, Douglas County…

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Ashton Harrison by her Miata.

Ashton Harrison is Persistent in Pink

By Allison | Oct 9, 2017 | 1 Comment

Ashton Harrison is Persistent in Pink: By Chuck Palmer “I drove too fast as a teenager. I had three speeding tickets before I was 18 years old,” begins Ashton Harrison, Global MX-5 Cup Series race car driver and 2012 graduate of Villa Rica High School. Concerned with her safety, Ashton’s father,…

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Detoxification Seminar to be held at Planet Chiropractic

Detoxification Seminar to be held at Planet Chiropractic

By Allison | Oct 5, 2017 | 0 Comments

A detoxification seminar entitled “How to Stay Healthy in our Toxic World” will be held on Friday, October 20 at 7:15pm at Planet Chiropractic. The event is free and open to the public.  Topics include: -Where toxins are hiding and how to avoid them -The best way to detoxify your…

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Concerts 2017-2018

List of Concerts 2017-2018

By Tim Collins | Oct 4, 2017 | 1 Comment

Atlanta Metro & West Georgia Concerts CONCERTS LISTED BY DATE October   Oct. 12 KICKS 101.5 Ultimate Three Pack Featuring Garth Brooks • Verizon Amphitheatre Oct. 13 Travis Tritt • Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre Oct. 13 Chris Isaak • Atlanta Symphony Hall Oct. 13 Thievery Corporation • Tabernacle Oct. 14 Trevor Noah…

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Heirway

Heirway Ashleigh Brown Breaks School Assist Record

By Allison | Sep 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

Brown Becomes First Person in Heirway History to Record 1,000 Career Assists Heirway Christian Academy Senior Ashleigh Brown was recognized this past week for her outstanding volleyball accomplishments. Brown has now become the first person in Heirway Volleyball history to record 1,000 career assists, and she just started her Senior…

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Former Football Players Give Thanks to Former Coaches at Douglas County High School

Former Football Players Give Thanks to Former Coaches

By Allison | Sep 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

Lithia Springs Coach Honorees: Melvin Crook, Rego Rue, Rick Spriggs, Jerry Davis, Barry Gamel, and Danny Wilkins. These men taught us a lot about football but way more about life. They always wanted the best for us. THANK YOU, Coaches! You’ll never know the impact you had on all of…

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This Weekend

This Weekend

By Allison | Sep 13, 2017 | 2 Comments

Happy Weekend from West Georgia Digital News & Views! Check out the events that are happening this weekend! There is a lot going on. All – Pro Wrestling is holding a monthly event on Saturday, T. Graham Brown and Jimmy Fortune are performing at Mill Town Music Hall Friday night! You…

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Robert Gibson WWE Hall of Fame owns Douglasville Wrestling School

From WWE Hall of Fame to Douglasville Wrestling School

By Allison | Sep 12, 2017 | 1 Comment

From WWE Hall of Fame to Douglasville, Georgia – Rock-N-Roll Express legend Robert Gibson passes on knowledge and passion at his All Pro Championship Wrestling Academy By Tim Collins Photography by Joe Keith I’ve always been a wrestling fan. Even as a kid, back in the late 1960’s I remember…

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Atlanta West Hair Company

Atlanta West Hair Company hosting big celebration September 16th

By Allison | Sep 12, 2017 | 0 Comments

Atlanta West Hair Company hosting big celebration September 16th If you’re looking for fun and feel like lady luck may be on your side, you’ll want to stop by Atlanta West Hair Company on Saturday, September 16th from 6pm to 8pm. The salon will be hosting a Grand Opening Celebration…

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26th Annual Taste of Carrollton

26th Annual Taste of Carrollton

By Allison | Sep 12, 2017 | 0 Comments

Taste of Carrollton – September 14th Adamson Square – 5:30 PM   Come discover what makes Carrollton altogether delicious at the 26th Annual Taste of Carrollton. Purchase tickets to exchange for bite-sized culinary creations and specialty items from our local restaurants and caterers. Tickets are valued at $1 each and…

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refugees from Hurricane

Good Samaritan helps refugees from Hurricane

By Allison | Sep 12, 2017 | 0 Comments

Florida Tags, Gas, and Goodwill By Chuck PalmerYou wouldn’t think a license plate would make a difference. Don’t tell that to Jim Hall. As Hurricane Irma was bearing down on south Florida, Hall, a long time resident of Douglas County, noticed more and more vehicles with Florida tags at local…

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Precision Chiropractic

Precision Chiropractic Ribbon Cutting

By Allison | Sep 4, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Paulding Chamber of Commerce hosted a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on August 31st, 2017 for Precision Chiropractic. Dr. Warren Smith with Precision Chiropractic is a Georgia native. He was raised in Powder Springs and graduated from McEachern High School. He received his Doctor of Chiropractic degree from Life University in…

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Pet of the Month

Meet Sean – Pet of the Month

By Allison | Aug 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

Sean, Pet of the Month This gorgeous boy is Sean. He is very silly and loving. All he wants is attention. Not a single guest has asked to meet him since he arrived at the shelter. He has become a staff favorite, and we are sure that the right person…

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DC Chamber Youth Leadership

DC Chamber Youth Leadership Douglas Summer Class Graduates

By Allison | Aug 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Douglas County Chamber is pleased to announce the graduating students from the Youth Leadership Douglas (YLD) Summer 2017 program. These students are juniors that participated from Douglas County high schools and private schools. They were recognized at the Board of Education meeting held on Monday, August 22nd. Youth Leadership…

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CAC’s Open House

Plan to Attend the CAC’s Open House for Fall Classes

By Allison | Aug 14, 2017 | 0 Comments

Adrienne Jackson assisting a student in her oil painting class – July 2017 The Cultural Arts Council Douglasville | Douglas County announced their new fall session arts classes lineup which will run September 5th – December 16th, 2017. This is the chance to explore creativity with expert teaching artist as they…

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Jimmy Fortune

Jimmy Fortune Still Singing the Classics

By Allison | Aug 14, 2017 | 1 Comment

  Jimmy Fortune Interview – Still Singing the Classics Tim had the opportunity to interview Jimmy Fortune on August 11, 2017 in advance of his September 14 show at Mill Town Music Hall in Bremen, Georgia. Jimmy was a long time member of The Statler Brothers and now has a…

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Ollie's Grand Opening

Ollie’s Grand Opening celebration with Nascar driver

By Allison | Aug 11, 2017 | 1 Comment

The home of “Good Stuff Cheap” will officially open its doors at 9 a.m. Wednesday, August 16th. Bargain shoppers, the countdown is on for the grand opening of the newest Ollie’s Bargain Outlet store in Douglasville.  The newest Ollie’s Bargain Outlet is located off Douglas Boulevard in the Landing at…

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Classified Help Wanted

Local Help Wanted Classifieds

By Allison | Jul 20, 2017 | 1 Comment

Help Wanted Classifieds Multi-Pest Services Now Hiring Experienced Pest Control and Termite Technicians call 770.834.0811 for details • multi-pest.com West Georgia Gymnastics Center Looking to hire fun, energetic instructors with moderate to advanced gymnastics experience to join their staff in a family business that has been servicing the Villa Rica…

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Prize

Prize a Day Giveaway announced

By Tim Collins | Jul 19, 2017 | 3 Comments

News & Views USA is giving away a prize every day, 365 days a year. Prizes include restaurant gift certificates, concert tickets, rodeo tickets, museum and train ride tickets, hair styling, and more. The prize a day does not include the 18 to 25 prizes given away in the monthly…

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Downtown Villa Rica Restaurant Week 2017

Downtown Villa Rica Restaurant Week 2017

By Allison | Jul 19, 2017 | 0 Comments

Get Paid for Eating at Downtown Restaurants July 17-23 – Support local downtown restaurants who support the area where you live, work and play! How Do You Win? 1. Eat at any local Downtown Villa Rica Restaurant or any Main Street Business Member Restaurant during Villa Rica Restaurant Week –…

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The Pantry partners with Ebay

The Pantry partners with eBay to help needy

By Allison | Jul 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

New online store to benefit hungry and hurting county residents LifeTools has announced a new partnership with eBay, which will assist hungry and hurting people in West Georgia. This Fall, a new online store, known as “The Store That Feeds More” will launch. Recently, The Pantry received an invitation to…

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Restaurant Reviews by our Readers

Restaurant Reviews by our Readers

By Allison | Jul 12, 2017 | 45 Comments

What Do You Love About Your Favorite Place To Dine? Please tell us about your most favored eats around the West Georgia and Atlanta area. You can comment at the very bottom of the page in the “Leave a Reply” area.

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Ollie's Bargain Outlet

Ollie’s Bargain Outlet grand opening date set

By Tim Collins | Jul 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

Ollie’s Bargain Outlet has scheduled a Grand Opening date for its Douglasville location. If all goes as planned the company will open at The Landings at Arbor Place on August 16. UPDATE: The Grand Opening celebration will feature a visit by NASCAR star Chase Elliott. On July 5, workers placed…

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