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Villa Rica

20-year plan for Villa Rica issues unveiled

September 21, 2020

Carrollton Times-Georgian

Villa Rica council members got a glimpse into the future last week, as City Manager Tom Barber mapped out a 20-year plan that would see the city pay for its many needs through a pattern of steady growth.

Controversial VR truck stop gets green light

September 10, 2020

Carrollton Times-Georgian

The Villa Rica City Council gave a green light Tuesday for a truck stop to be built at the intersection of State Route 101 and Industrial Court West.

VR property owners face likely tax hike

August 21, 2020

Carrollton Times-Georgian

Villa Rica property owners can expect a tax increase this year — but probably not the 24.5% hike that city officials have requested.

Villa Rica council adopts new zoning ordinance

August 17, 2020

Carrollton Times-Georgian

In about five minutes on Tuesday, the Villa Rica City Council approved the result of over a year’s work by city staff: a sweeping revision of the city’s zoning ordinance.

Villa Rica's anti-smoking ordinance facing amendments

August 14, 2020

Carrollton Times-Georgian

The ordinance...has been raising a cloud of contention since...Mayor Gil McDougal ordered that it be enforced. Business owners who cater to smoking-age patrons contend that the rule will cost them business at a time when the pandemic has already hurt their livelihoods.

GMA enters mask feud between Kemp, cities

July 23, 2020

Carrollton Times-Georgian

The Georgia Municipal Association filed a legal brief Tuesday in Gov. Brian Kemp’s lawsuit against Atlanta’s mayor, defending the right of Georgia cities to require masks.

Mask order goes into effect in Villa Rica

July 16, 2020

Carrollton Times-Georgian

On Monday, a citywide order went into effect requiring face masks for all Villa Rica employees and visitors to city-owned buildings as a measure to combat the spread of COVID-19.

Villa Rica police get a show of support

June 30, 2020

Carrollton Times-Georgian

Villa Rica police officers got a public show of support by city officials last week after reports that morale has sagged within the force during recent attention to police actions in other cities.

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