News Line for Villa Rica

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

Villa Rica talks budget, but no vote on tax cut idea
Less than an hour after three new members of the Villa Rica City Council were sworn in Tuesday night, a tax cut was on the table.
Source: Carrollton Times-Georgian

Villa Rica wants more traffic lights
The Villa Rica City Council met Tuesday to discuss next year’s budget, but ended up also discussing an issue which affects everyone who drives through the city.
Source: Carrollton Times-Georgian

Statue of 'gold' for Villa Rica?
A gold miner statue may be in downtown Villa Rica’s future. It's an idea that's been floated by the City Council.
Source: Carrollton Times-Georgian

Voters to decide SPLOST, municipal races
Carroll County voters will cast ballots Tuesday in a number of mayoral and council elections, along with a decision on whether to extend the 1-cent SPLOST (special purpose local option sales tax).
Source: Carrollton Times-Georgian

Welcome to the 'ghould' mine: Villa Rica train attraction opens
The paint is still drying on Villa Rica’s train, but that isn’t stopping the city from experimenting a little with its new attraction.
Source: Carrollton Times-Georgian

Cities, county paint 'broad strokes' in SPLOST plans
Carroll County voters will decide Nov. 5 if they want to continue the 1-cent special purpose local option sales tax (SPLOST) that was passed in 2008 and ends in March 2015.
Source: Carrollton Times-Georgian

Early voting turnout around 1 percent so far
Early voting has been going on for two weeks, and it looks like a very small percentage of voters may decide races for city council in Douglasville and Villa Rica and the county-wide special election for clerk of courts.
Source: Douglas County Sentinel

Adairsville manager resigns; Crook takes similar post in Villa Rica
Calling it an extremely difficult decision to make, Adairsville City Manager Pat Crook has resigned effective Nov. 21.
Source: Rome News-Tribune

Crook resigns in Adairsville
During a special called meeting Monday, Adairsville City Council accepted the resignation of City Manager Pat Crook.
Source: Cartersville Daily Tribune News