Good morning, neighbors. It’s Saturday in Douglasville and I’m back in your inbox with everything you need to know about what’s happening in town. Let’s dive right in.
First, today’s weather:
A t-storm around in the p.m. High: 89 Low: 70.
Here are the top five stories in Douglasville today:
- Douglasville roof and repair company, Paramount Roofing & Consulting, has continued its streak of overwhelmingly positive feedback from customers after receiving yet another 5-star review on its Google My Business page. The company has a 5.0 out of 5.0 rating from 125 posted reviews. (Digital Journal)
- Former Douglasville resident Niko Moon will headline the Muskingum County Fair Grandstand events in Ohio. Moon’s platinum-selling debut single, “Good Time,” was released in 2021. He has been named an artist to watch by CMT and others. (Zanesville Times Recorder)
- The Douglas County Parks & Recreation will be hosting a Girls’ Volleyball League for ages 10 to 15. Games will begin on Sept. 17 at the Boundary Waters Activity Center, where the cost per player will be $75. More information about joining the league can be found here. (Press Release Desk )
- Commissioner Henry Mitchell III invites members of Douglas County to the Back 2 School Book Bag Drive tomorrow. The event will begin at 1:00 p.n. in the UGOTNext Barber Shop Parking Lot on Fairburn. Book bags are first come, first served, and free food and family fun will also be offered. (Douglas County Happenings via Facebook)
- Tarenia Carthan, District 3 Commissioner of Douglas County, will host the Petco Love sponsored Vaccine Event on Jul. 30 for cats and dogs. The event will run from 8:00 p.m. until noon at the Douglasville First United Methodist Church. DAPP for dogs, FVRCCP for cats, and microchips for all pets will be free of charge. (Douglas County Happenings via Facebook)
Today in Douglasville:
- Great Start Farm Tour with Alpacas At L & R Alpaca Haven Farm (9:00 AM)
- DCSS Back To School Kickoff At Lithia Springs High School (10:00 AM)
- Red & Black Summertime Masquerade Ball At Studio T (8:00 PM)
From my notebook:
- Chairman Romona Jackson Jones, with special guests Dr. Janet Memark and Lisa Crossman, will host the virtual Douglas County Town Hall COVID-19 Update on Jul. 26 at 6:30 p.m. The event will take place on the Douglas County Happenings Facebook page. (Douglas County Happenings via Facebook)
- The Douglasville Police Department will host its National Night Out event on Aug. 2 from 5:00 -8:00 p.m. at Hunter Park. Join the local law enforcement for a night of food, fun, and partnership! (Douglasville Police Department via Facebook)
- The Douglas County Chamber announced Thursday a brand-new membership option called the Introductory Membership. Focusing on diversity, equity, and inclusivity, the chamber created the new membership option to allow businesses of all sizes access to chamber resources. Learn more here! (Douglas County Chamber via Instagram)
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Alrighty, you’re all good for today. See you all Monday morning for another update!
— Sean Peek
About me: Sean Peek is a writer and entrepreneur with a degree in English Literature from Weber State University. Over the years, he has worked as a copywriter, editor, SEO specialist, and marketing director for various digital media companies. He currently co-owns and operates content creation agency Lightning Media Partners.