Suspect Arrested for Spray Painting Local Businesses

During the night of 09-18-22, a suspect spray painted several Villa Rica businesses with a 5 point star with a circle around it. The locations damaged were Tanner Urgent Care on Quartz Dr., Dollar General on Devonian Dr, H&R Block on S. Carroll Rd, 3-D Lighting on S. Carroll Rd, and Servpro on Berry Dr. […]

National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

The Villa Rica Police Department will be taking part in the National Prescription Drug Take Back Day this Saturday, April 30th, from 10:00 AM till 2:00 PM.  This event aims to provide a safe, convenient, and responsible means of disposing of prescription drugs, while also educating the general public about the potential for abuse of […]

Villa Rica City Council To Consider Package Store Requirements at April Meeting

On April 12, the City Council is expected to consider an amendment to the city’s alcoholic beverage ordinance to allow package sales within the city. During the Nov. 4 general election, 78.6% of voters approved a referendum allowing the City Council to permit package sales of alcohol in Villa Rica. Subsequently, the council asked the […]

Business Owner Devastated After Car Crashes Into Her Villa Rica Location

The owner of a Villa Rica salon whose structure was badly damaged Tuesday night when a car pushed through the back of the building, she and her staff will be provided a temporary spot to resume business while its determined what steps her company will take next. The owner of Blush Hair Studio and Salon […]

House Committee Approves Legislation to Keep Individuals Convicted of Killing Police Officers in Maximum Security Prisons; Dedicated to Fallen Villa Rica Police Officer

ATLANTA – The House Public Safety & Homeland Security Committee, chaired by State Representative J. Collins (R-Villa Rica), today passed House Bill 1553, or Bishop’s Law. Introduced by State Representative Clint Crowe (R-Jackson), Bishop’s Law would require individuals convicted of killing a police officer to serve their sentences in the state’s highest security prisons. “The […]

New VR Librarian Seeks to Build Community Ties 

VILLA RICA, Georgia — Libraries are more than just a repository of books; they are community centers, educational resources, and a place where people meet.  But libraries are especially useful for education. Despite the ubiquitous data source of the internet, children still benefit from tactile experiences with books and social interaction. And so do adults.  […]