News Line for Villa Rica

Heritage walking trail to include Villa Rica
A self-guided walking tour will promote the historic textile mill community of Fullerville and delve into the details of Villa Rica’s three cotton mills, three hosiery mills, three cotton warehouses and cotton oil mill.
Source: Carrollton Times-Georgian

Train helps triple museum’s revenues
Revenue from visitors to Villa Rica’s Pine Mountain Gold Museum tripled in 2013 and is on target to at least double again over last year.
Source: Carrollton Times-Georgian

Villa Rica council OKs funds for road improvements, other projects
The Villa Rica City Council this week approved funding for several projects, including repaving two roads, a road repair at Sunrise Circle, and adding more golf path on Connors Road.
Source: Carrollton Times-Georgian

Fire service negotiations concern some Villa Rica residents
Some residents told the Villa Rica City Council this week that they are concerned about fire protection and emergency services, while others complained about speeding.
Source: Carrollton Times-Georgian

Marker to honor Villa Rica’s textile past
Most Villa Ricans have ancestors who worked in textile mills that once flourished in the city. On Monday, a ceremony was held at Railroad Park to observe Historic Preservation Month and honor those who were involved in that part of Villa Rica’s past.
Source: Carrollton Times-Georgian

State approves funding for Villa Rica library
Villa Rica’s plans for a new library got a big boost Tuesday when the state budget approved by the Legislature included $500,000 in funding for the project.
Source: Carrollton Times-Georgian

Villa Rica City Council begins work sessions, expect to receive no extra pay
The Villa Rica City Council in February determined it would begin having work sessions, which are nonvoting meetings to discuss matters, on Thursdays prior to the first Tuesday of every month when the regular meetings are scheduled.
Source: Carrollton Times-Georgian

Villa Rica wants to plan Boys & Girls Club
The Boys and Girls Club believes Villa Rica is a good place for a new chapter, and local officials hope to get the project moving soon.
Source: Carrollton Times-Georgian

Villa Rica to enforce two-hour parking in downtown area
Violating the two-hour parking rule in downtown Villa Rica could now result in a ticket.
Source: Carrollton Times-Georgian