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Posted on: May 14, 2021

Watch American Idol & Vote for our Hometown Favorite Willie Spence

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Watch American Idol on Sunday night, May 16th, VOTE for Willie, & let's help get him into the Top 3!! Show your support when Willie rides by in Douglas during the morning on Tuesday, May 18th. Let's decorate Douglas and Coffee County...
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Posted on: May 7, 2021

DPD, MARSHAL’S OFFICE, AND MUNICIPAL COURT SATISFACTORILY COMPLETE GCIC AUDIT

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During the last week of April 2021, the Douglas Police Department, City Marshal’s office, and Douglas Municipal Court were evaluated by a Georgia Crime Information Center (GCIC) during their FBI Criminal Justice Information Services (CJIS) audit...

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Posted on: May 7, 2021

DOUGLAS AWARDED CDBG MITIGATION FUNDS FOR STREET AND DRAINAGE IMPROVEMENTS

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The Georgia Department of Community Affairs (DCA) has awarded $1,788,761.00 in grant funds to the City of Douglas through the Community Development Block Grant Mitigation (CDBG-MIT) Program.  The CDBG-MIT funds will be used to for street and drai...

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City of Douglas News
Posted on: May 3, 2021

IN THE ZONE? TAKE ADVANTAGE OF RURAL ZONE BUSINESS TAX CREDITS

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In 2020, the City of Douglas was designated as a RURAL Zone by the Georgia Department of Community Affairs.  Downtown businesses that are located within the RURAL Zone may qualify for tax credits relating to property purchase, rehabilitation cost...

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Posted on: May 3, 2021

CITY OF DOUGLAS COMMITTEE MEETINGS FOR MAY

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The City of Douglas would like to encourage citizens to attend or become a part of various city committees and boards.  At the present time, there are vacancies on the Historic Preservation Committee (HPC) and Downtown Development Authority (DDA)...

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Posted on: April 29, 2021

LAND BANK AUTHORITY IS A SOLUTION FOR VACANT AND BLIGHTED PROPERTIES

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The Douglas-Coffee County Land Bank Authority is seeking to assist individuals that own vacant and blighted property.  The Douglas-Coffee County Land Bank Authority (L.B.A.) was formed in 2016 as a five (5) member city-county board to focus on wo...

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Posted on: April 29, 2021

RECREATION DEPARTMENT SUMMER CAMP SIGN UP BEGINS ON MAY 4 AT 3PM

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Summer is fast approaching! Do you need something for your child to do?  The Douglas-Coffee County Parks & Recreation Department has fun and active camps to offer children this summer as well as golf team and tennis team.

“We are pr...

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Posted on: April 28, 2021

DOUGLAS MAYOR’S YOUTH COUNCIL AND TEEN COURT SEEKS YOUTH VOLUNTEERS

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The Douglas Mayor’s Youth Council (DMYC) and Douglas-Coffee County Teen Court programs are looking for youth volunteers for the 2021-2022 school term.  Both programs seek to build leadership skills within our youth community.

The DMYC se...

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Posted on: April 23, 2021

City of Douglas’ Title VI Notice to the Public

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The U.S. Department of Justice regulations, 28 Code of Federal Regulations, Section 42.405, Public Dissemination of Title VI Information, require recipients of Federal financial assistance to publish or broadcast program information in the news media. Adv...

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City of Douglas News
Posted on: April 13, 2021

DOUGLAS RECEIVES GICH ALUMNI CERTIFICATION

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On April 5, 2021, the Georgia Department of Community Affairs (DCA), in partnership with the University of Georgia, Georgia Municipal Association (GMA), and Georgia Power Co., recognized the City of Douglas for achieving certified alumni status through th...

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City of Douglas News
Posted on: April 13, 2021

DOUGLAS AWARDED COMMUNITY HOME INVESTMENT PROGRAM FUNDS

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The Georgia Department of Community Affairs (DCA) has awarded $400,000 in grant funds to the City of Douglas through the DCA 2021 Community HOME Investment Program (CHIP).  The CHIP funds will be used to rehabilitate owner-occupied housing in Dou...

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City of Douglas News
Posted on: May 1, 2021

GOVERNOR KEMP SIGNS NEW EXECUTIVE ORDER RELATING TO COVID-19

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On April 30, 2021 Governor Kemp signed Executive Order 4.30.21.01 relating to COVID-19 guidance in Georgia which is in effect May 1 through May 30, 2021.

According to the press release from the Governor's Office, the key provisions in the new ord...

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Posted on: March 10, 2021

CITY EXTENDS GRACE PERIOD FOR BUSINESS/PROPERTY OWNERS TO PAY DELINQUENT PROPERTY OR PERSONAL TAXES

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At the City Commission meeting on Monday, March 8, 2021, the City of Douglas Mayor and Commission approved an extended grace period for business owners and/or property owners to pay delinquent personal and property taxes owed to the City, County, and Scho...

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City of Douglas News
Posted on: January 19, 2021

DOUGLAS CITY HALL OFFICES WILL RELOCATE FOR RENOVATIONS TO BEGIN ON CITY HALL

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By the end of January, City Hall offices will be temporarily re-located for renovations to begin at City Hall.  Due to offices moving, City Hall will be closed to the public on Thursday, January 28, 2021 and Friday, January 29, 2021.  

Be...

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Posted on: February 8, 2021

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Posted on: May 14, 2021

Watch American Idol & Vote for our Hometown Favorite Willie Spence

Flyer for American Idol - Vote Willie

Watch American Idol on Sunday night, May 16th, VOTE for Willie, & let's help get him into the Top 3!! Show your support when Willie rides by in Douglas during the morning on Tuesday, May 18th. Let's decorate Douglas and Coffee County for Willie by upd...
Read on...

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Posted on: May 7, 2021

DPD, MARSHAL’S OFFICE, AND MUNICIPAL COURT SATISFACTORILY COMPLETE GCIC AUDIT

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During the last week of April 2021, the Douglas Police Department, City Marshal’s office, and Douglas Municipal Court were evaluated by a Georgia Crime Information Center (GCIC) during their FBI Criminal Justice Information Services (CJIS) audit...

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Highlights
Posted on: May 7, 2021

DOUGLAS AWARDED CDBG MITIGATION FUNDS FOR STREET AND DRAINAGE IMPROVEMENTS

Image of drainage issues on Fleetwood Circle

The Georgia Department of Community Affairs (DCA) has awarded $1,788,761.00 in grant funds to the City of Douglas through the Community Development Block Grant Mitigation (CDBG-MIT) Program.  The CDBG-MIT funds will be used to for street and drai...

Read on...

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