Hey, hello! I’m back with your new copy of the Douglasville Daily, fresh off the presses. Let’s get this Friday started off right, with a quick guide to everything you need to know about what’s happening around town…
First, today’s weather:
Partly sunny and warm. High: 90 Low: 71.
Here are the top five stories in Douglasville today:
- Help a dog or cat find their fur-ever home in Douglasville this weekend. With help from Petfinder, Patch has a new list of dogs and cats available for adoption in the area. Browse a variety of pets, from baby kittens to adult dogs. If you’re ready to meet a pet in person, the Douglas County Animal Shelter is open to the public Tuesday – Sunday 1PM – 5PM. No appointments are required! (Douglasville Patch)
- A CBD vending machine is coming to Arbor Place Mall. Residents of Douglasville will see an addition to the Arbor Place Mall soon. A CBD vending machine is coming in July 2022 to the mall. Plans say it will be located by the food court. (Gwinnettdailypost.com)
- Get $20 off registration to Painting With A Twist’s kids camp next week. Children ages 7 to 12 years old are invited to join a week-long art camp called “CHARACTER WEEK” that includes games, music, and more! In addition to fun characters, everyone will work on a self-portrait throughout the week. Snacks, art supplies, and a Painting with a Twist t-shirt are provided. Week-long registration costs $180 per attendee. (Painting With A Twist)
- Girls With A Purpose Academy starts this weekend. This in-person leadership program equips high school girls with knowledge, life skills, and confidence. The academy focuses on finance, etiquette, networking & interviewing, leadership, college prep, and a community service project for incoming ninth to twelfth graders. Registration for this year has ended, but keep up to date with upcoming events on Thrive USA’s website. (EventBrite)
- Do you love Douglasville? Patch.com is looking for passionate residents of Douglasville to become daily newsletter curators. You’d work to create this very newsletter! This is a great remote work opportunity for residents who love Douglasville or residents eager to stay up to date with local news. (Patch.com)
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Today in Douglasville:
- Boys and Girls Club Golf Tournament – Douglas County Chamber (9:00 AM)
- Paint Party – L&R Alpaca Haven Douglasville (6:30 PM)
- Tertulia Weekend – The Inn at Serenbe (7:00 PM)
From my notebook:
- Douglas County District Attorney’s Office gave more information about a case regarding aman aggravated child molestation. Following a week-long trial, a Douglas County jury returned a verdict convicting thirty-nine-year-old Abraham Hardy of multiple counts of aggravated child molestation, enticing a child for indecent purposes, child molestation, and statutory rape. Douglas County Chief Superior Court Judge William “Beau” McClain presided over the matter. (Douglas County District Attorney’s Office via Facebook)
- Join the Douglas County Chamber and its expert panelists for an in-depth discussion on the impact of health inequities on communities on July 14th. Social determinants such as physical environment, economic stability, education, food, and access to care can either support or inhibit our health and impact health equity. Learn more at the Chamber’s upcoming event. (Douglas County Chamber via Instagram)
- The Douglas County Museum of History and Art spotlighted some of the beautiful plants and butterflies from this year’s Hydrangea Festival, Garden Tour, Flower Show, and Plant Sale. The next event and sale will return next year, the first weekend in June. (Douglas County Museum of History and Art via Facebook)
You’re officially in the loop for today. I’ll catch up with you bright and early tomorrow with 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.