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Jordan’s Taxidermy is in the process of vacating another of the Winston community’s historic landmarks, which lies at the corner of Post Road and Highway 78 across from Waldrop farm. Jordan’s will be leveled to do extensive roadwork to reconfigure the strip of highway in an accident-prone area.

Saturday, February 06, 2016
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A man who has given more than 50 years to serving Douglas County through ministries, the school system, civic organizations and the jail was honored by the Douglas County Chamber of Commerce as the 2015 “Citizen of the Year.”

Thursday, January 07, 2016
Wednesday, January 06, 2016

ATLANTA — The Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL) will help Southwire Company, LLC recruit a number of general plant labor positions for the company’s manufacturing facilities in Carrollton and Villa Rica. Southwire is a leading manufacturer of wire and cable used in the distribution and tran…

Sunday, December 13, 2015
Thursday, December 10, 2015
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While there are abstract solutions to the recovery of the economy such as government spending programs, severe cutbacks in public services, or massive loans to large corporations, the DC Chamber is looking at a simple way to bring a boost to our local economy. Local businesses are partnering…

Thursday, November 05, 2015

There will be an exclusive in-store meet and greet with Tedashii and Trip Lee to celebrate the grand opening of f.y.e.’s Arbor Place Mall location in Douglasville on Saturday, Nov. 7, at 5 p.m.

Thursday, October 15, 2015
Saturday, October 03, 2015
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When Cabin Fever Roasters opened on Broad Street last October, owners Gayla and John Aloisi had no idea just how successful the enterprise would be.

Tuesday, September 15, 2015
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Brittany Wyatt, one of the managers at the Irish Bred Pub on Broad Street in downtown Douglasville, has been thinking about holding a bike night for a while.

Thursday, September 10, 2015
Thursday, August 27, 2015
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Saturday, August 22, 2015
Sunday, August 16, 2015
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Douglas County is purchasing the vacant John Bleakley RV building on Fairburn Road, District 4 County Commissioner Ann Jones Guider announced at a town hall meeting Thursday night at Leathers 78 Restaurant in Villa Rica. 

Sunday, August 02, 2015

Institute for Organization Management, the professional development program of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, recently announced that Sara Ray, director of communications and community affairs for the Douglas County Chamber, has graduated from the program and has received the recog…

Saturday, August 01, 2015
Wednesday, July 29, 2015
Tuesday, July 28, 2015

The Georgia sales tax holiday will be held Friday and Saturday, July 31-Aug. 1, the weekend before students return to schools in Douglas County on Aug. 5.

Friday, July 17, 2015

The roundabout at Highways 5 and 166 has the potential to look a lot different in future years should plans for sewer infrastructure expansion evolve, more residents move into the area and the commercially zoned land surrounding the roundabout attract developers to build a retail center or m…

Saturday, July 11, 2015

A Villa Rica business has been selling wine by the glass since June and began selling craft beer last week after the City Council tweaked an ordinance intended to attract more tourism.

Friday, July 10, 2015
Wednesday, July 08, 2015

Atlanta’s new Major League Soccer team is eyeing several potential locations in the metro area and Douglas County Commission Chairman Tom Worthan said Douglas County is being considered.

Saturday, July 04, 2015
Saturday, June 20, 2015

Douglas County ranked No. 3 in Georgia for foreclosures in May with one in every 496 housing units in some stage of foreclosure, according to a report released Friday by RealtyTrac, a leading provider of comprehensive U.S. housing and property data. This marks the second-straight month the c…

Tuesday, June 09, 2015

More than 20 businesses will be looking in Douglasville for new employees this month at a career expo co-sponsored by West Georgia Technical College and the Georgia Department of Labor.

Saturday, June 06, 2015
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Cameras will start rolling next week for the filming of “The Founder,” the McDonald’s mogul biopic that’s shooting in downtown Douglasville, and extras are still needed.

Tuesday, June 02, 2015
Thursday, May 28, 2015

A pair of golden arches have popped up downtown on both sides of the burger joint facade being constructed as part of the set for “The Founder,” a movie starring Michael Keaton, which will film in Douglasville this summer.

Tuesday, May 26, 2015
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A little more than a year after Atlanta-based popsicle company King of Pops bought Daniell's Nursery, a long-standing landmark in the Fairplay community, bright red strawberries began to poke through newly tilled earth.

Saturday, May 23, 2015

Douglas County ranked No. 3 in Georgia for foreclosures in April with one in every 532 housing units in some stage of foreclosure, according to a report released Thursday by RealtyTrac, a leading provider of comprehensive U.S. housing and property data.

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Douglas County Commissioners passed a resolution Tuesday that will allow Carrollton-based Southwire Company to reap the benefits of the county’s tax savings incentive plan and expand its existing facility.

Thursday, May 14, 2015

As a thank-you to its loyal fan base and the communities in which the restaurant serves, Shane’s Rib Shack will host its seventh annual Rib Giveaway on Saturday, May 16.

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Scott Soesbee, founder and CEO of Douglas County-based company FlameOFF Coatings, Inc., was named Georgia Small Business Person of the Year by the Georgia District Office of the U.S. Small Business Administration Tuesday.

Thursday, April 23, 2015
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An employee was killed and three others were injured at Asphalt Refining & Tech Co., LLC on Huey Road Wednesday after a hazardous gas leaked and a catastrophic accident occurred about 4:45 p.m.

Saturday, April 18, 2015
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