Villa Rica’s finances remain strong headed into the new year, with all three of the city’s major funds showing increases, according to city officials.
“Love never gives up. Love cares more for others than for self. Love doesn’t want what it doesn’t have. Love doesn’t strut, doesn’t have a swelled head, doesn’t force itself on others, isn’t always ‘me first,’ Doesn’t fly off the handle, doesn’t keep score of the sins of others, doesn’t reve…
The University of West Georgia men’s basketball team received a remarkable road effort Saturday evening to roll to a crucial Gulf South Conference East triumph.
Temple officials are making plans for several projects that could be funded with the new special purpose local option sales tax (SPLOST) — provided county voters approve the continuation of the tax in March.
A $95 million resurfacing project on Interstate 20 that has been a nightmare for anyone traveling between Bremen and Villa Rica since 2016 is expected to be finished in April.
A Michigan man has been arrested in connection to a jewelry store robbery at Arbor Place that started with a threat called into a local high school as a diversion.
The developer of a proposed microbrewery in downtown Carrollton is pulling his rezoning request due to the site’s proximity to two local churches.
Two new school board members representing Villa Rica had their first meeting on Monday as the panel learned that construction for the new VRHS stadium is going well.
An Alabama-based developer has sued the Carroll County Board of Commissioners over actions that banned mining operations on land which the company wanted to establish a rock quarry.
Carroll County’s top business and economics leader is retiring at the end of March, after nearly 20 years with the Chamber of Commerce.
No budget cuts are expected to the state’s 2021 financial plan, even though lawmakers were forced to make billions of dollars in cuts last summer, Georgia’s Senate majority leader said on Thursday.
The Douglas County Board of Commissioners unanimously approved the purchase of land Tuesday where a new Department of Driver Services office will be built.
As he returns to the Gold Dome next week, and a new session of the General Assembly, State. Rep. J. Collins has a goal: making changes in the state’s election system.
Voters in Carroll and Douglas counties turned out in large numbers Tuesday for the closely watched twin runoffs for the U.S. Senate.
Carroll officials anticipate collecting $119 million in SPLOST revenue over the next six years if voters approve the sales tax in the March referendum.
The Douglas County Board of Commissioners unanimously approved the purchase of land where a new Department of Driver Services site will be built during Tuesday’s meeting.
It might be a stretch to say that a train crash in the middle of Villa Rica might be symbolic of the entire year of 2020 for the city, but it certainly was the most spectacular event.
After discovering a dog wrapped in a garbage bag and thrown into a dumpster, a Villa Rica police officer has adopted and given the dog a loving home and a new name: “Christmas Miracle.”
“Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation; old things have passed away; behold all things have become new.” — 2 Corinthians 5:17.
Ken and I were getting ready to leave for our church’s Christmas Eve service, followed by a little trip to Dallas for the Slate side of things at my Mama’s house. Everybody crowds into her garden-sized place, taking no heed to all the warnings ... eating, talking, laughing, living. My Mama a…
The Douglasville City Council voted unanimously Dec. 21 to deny a rezoning request to convert almost 100 acres on Riverside Parkway to industrial property.
As Jonathan Jefferson made his way to the stage at the Douglas County High theater for a National Signing Day photo op, Tigers coach Johnny White presented him with another accolade for his decorated career.
West Georgians should expect rain as they are ringing in a new year tonight, and doing so without the traditional events to celebrate.
This has been a year like no other. We’ve all suffered personal, professional, and economic losses and hardships from the COVID-19 pandemic. That loss is on a scale that was unthinkable when we celebrated last Christmas.