Villa Rica’s boys and girls will be at home on Friday against Chapel Hill. For the boys, Chapel Hill will enter the game with a 12-2 record, with their only losses being a five-point loss to Southwest DeKalb and an overtime loss to Fayette County.
After several years of attempting to turn an almost 90-year-old former gas station and auto repair shop into something else, Villa Rica officials have decided to demolish the former Butterball’s auto garage.
Saranda Lynn (Miller) Laney, age 44, of Villa Rica passed away saved by the Lord and surrounded by family members on Saturday, January 8, 2022 at 2:23pm. She was born in Atlanta, GA on Tuesday, June 21, 1977.
Tomato sandwiches, pound cakes, fried chicken and hash browns are just a few of the items considered strictly Southern, but it’s hard to argue that a warm, made-from-scratch biscuit has its own revered spot in Southern cuisine.
Carroll County Commission Chairman Michelle Morgan presented a broad overview of the current state of the county during a presentation made at the Carroll County Chamber of Commerce’s annual membership breakfast held Tuesday morning at Carroll EMC’s Robert D. Tisinger Community Center.
“Law enforcement officers walk the Thin Blue Line,” Georgia Secretary of State Brad Rafffensberger said Friday when he spoke to members of the Carrollton Kiwanis Club on Friday, “but I and my office walk the red, white and blue line,”
State Representative Randy Nix of LaGrange, who represents portions of Carroll County in the Georgia House of Representatives, announced Friday that he will not seek another term as District 69 Representative.
Villa Rica officers are currently investigating a burglary where they say $100,000 worth of race cars and equipments have been stolen at a Villa Rica RV storage lot.
A great pain in my right leg woke me up tonight. They say if you don’t use it, you lose it. Apparently I haven’t used my legs, because I tried to yesterday and now I’m limping like an old gimp. Ken and I worked on our neighbor’s yard, to get it ready for sale. This was after I had vacuumed a…
As part of its commitment to providing competitive career-building opportunities, the University of West Georgia is expanding its offerings in the area of computing, a high-demand career in Georgia and beyond.
Living up to its name of being a “cooperative,” the Carroll Electric Membership Cooperative (CEMC) sent crews during the last several days to northern and eastern Georgia to assist sister EMCs in the restoration of power in Habersham County and Newton County where thousands of customers suff…
Georgia Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene fired back at Twitter Monday after the platform permanently suspended her account, finding her in repeated violation of its COVID-19 misinformation policies.
A tornado with a track length of just over 2.5 miles and estimated width of 150-200 yards touched down near Temple on New Year’s Eve between Long Branch Road and Cown Road, according to a report released Sunday by the National Weather Service (NWS).
While sitting here, bloated from the Christmas feasting, though I’m not sure I feasted. I had no sugar, flour or wheat and turned down the immense temptation to order a pecan waffle at Waffle House. But I did have popcorn (non-GMO, of course) a few times and some amazing (real) french fries …
The state will challenge the federal government’s recent decision to reject major elements of Gov. Brian Kemp’s plan to slightly expand Medicaid in Georgia.
Each new legislative session brings the opportunity for lawmakers to bring home a victory for their constituents, and for Georgia Republicans, passing an expansion of gun rights in 2022 could be just the thing to make their base happy in an election year.
Even as Foxhall Resort in south Douglas County has added villas, a $10 million clubhouse and other amenities in recent years, a Westin Hotel and conference center that have been talked about for a decade have been elusive.
According to a statement from Tanner Health System issued Monday afternoon, with the arrival of colder weather and the omicron variant of the coronavirus, the system’s medical leadership is closely watching infection rates and hospitalizations in the region.
Hope for the Journey, a nonprofit aimed to empower women diagnosed with breast cancer, has assisted over 300 women throughout West Georgia.
The office at Mill Town Music Hall was filled with boxes, some packed and taped, others in the midst of being filled on Friday. Steve Bennett, general manager of the concert venue, was bent over his computer checking on last minute details for the show that night. In the theater, stage hands…
For unto us a child is born. Unto us a Son is given, and the government will be upon His shoulder and His name will be call Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace. Isaiah 9:6.
I am not that old, but have already reached my cake quota. Well, I’ll make a list...I’ve reached my pie, candy, chocolate, ice cream and popcorn quotas as well.
Sports Turf Company, a sports facility construction and speciality surfacing company, has announced that full renovation of the Sam McIntyre’s Stadium has been completed.
When our grandchildren come for a visit (usually because their beleaguered parents need a date night or a doctor visit), I do what I like to do. We either paint or play instruments. Of course, sometimes there’s a meal (and a fluffy, mindless movie, if Yaya needs a quick nap on the couch). I’…
Southwire’s Project GIFT will be hosting a disaster relief drive to collect much-needed supplies and holiday gifts for those impacted by devastating storms in Kentucky.
This week’s basketball games between Villa Rica and Carrollton were initially supposed to be played on Saturday, but the teams had to postpone until Monday due to a power outage. It was clear the fans had a little extra time to anticipate the matchup. Carrollton’s girls impressed with a 67-4…
The City of Villa Rica has applied for its first Livable Centers Initiative implementation grant for the engineering phase of the Northside Downtown Streetscape Project.
Thousands of children in Douglas County will wake up to gifts and necessities like coats thanks to the efforts of the folks at Operation Christmas.
The Carroll County Young Farmers hosted several agricultural events on Dec. 3 and Dec. 7 to educate students on different agricultural processes.
A federal judge in Augusta has temporarily blocked the Biden administration’s vaccine mandate set to go into effect for federal contractors next month.