Hey, everybody! It’s me, Sean Peek, your host of the Douglasville Daily – here to impart everything you need to know about what’s happening in town these days.
First, today’s weather:
Partly sunny and very warm. High: 94 Low: 68.
Here are the top five stories today in Douglasville:
- Today, the Church Street Farmers Market will be held from 3 pm to 7 pm, rain or shine. The market is a Georgia Fresh for Less partner, offering EBT / SNAP doubling, and features local farm and artisan vendors, including Always Cake, Bedelia’s Bees, Essential Wellness Plus, and more! Learn more about this weekly event on the City’s website. (Douglasville Church St Farmers Market)
- This summer, the Douglas County School System is offering free meals to all children who are 18 years old or younger. The program is being offered by Fueling Georgia’s Future and offers breakfasts and lunches through 16 schools across the region through June, with four locations offering meals until July 14. For more information, call 770-651-2300. (Douglas County School System)
- Connect Douglas is inviting the public to take part in all the festivities as it celebrates the third anniversary of the Fixed Route Bus Service! Connect Douglas is offering free rides to the public on its fixed route, flex route, and paratransit bus services continuing through Saturday, Sept. 3. (Press Release Desk)
- The registration deadline for the Cultural Arts Center of Douglasville’s National Juried Arts Show is this Friday, Jun. 24. Artists from around the country are invited to submit up to three artworks each for a chance to win one of six cash prizes. If you are interested, you can register on Artsdouglas.org (Visit Douglasville)
- Are you looking for a new job in the Douglasville area? Businesses around Douglasville are looking for new employees, and Patch has compiled a list of full-time and part-time work close to home. (Douglasville Patch)
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- Grab & Go Shark Gliders At Douglas County Public Library (9:00 AM)
- Afternoon Movie: “Happy Feet” At Douglas County Public Library (3:00 PM)
- Church Street Farmers Market At 6730 Church Street (3:00 PM)
- Virtual Caregiver Support GroupHosted By The Douglas County Chamber (6:30 PM)
From my notebook:
- The Douglasville Police Department’s Records Division and Administrative Offices will be open for regular hours today, Jun. 21, after yesterday’s closure in observance of Juneteenth. (Douglasville Police Department via Facebook)
- The Women of Douglasville’s June Meet and Greet is happening at 1:00 pm this Saturday, Jun. 25, at Table25 Fork + Wine! Network with the amazing members of this group while enjoying menu specials, specialty drinks, live DJ entertainment, and raffles. (Women of Douglasville via Facebook)
- Interested in a carer in law enforcement? Mark your calendar for the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office’s two-day hiring event on Friday, Jul. 8, and Saturday, Jul. 9. Interviewers will be on-site at the office on Earl D. Lee Blvd. from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm Learn more about open positions here. (Douglas County Sheriff’s Office via Facebook)
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Now you’re in the loop and ready to start this Tuesday off right. I’ll see you around!
– 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.