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Posted on: August 15, 2022

RAILROAD REPAIRS WILL BE MADE THE WEEK OF AUG. 22-AUG. 27, 2022

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The City of Douglas has been notified by CSX Railroad that several raillroad crossing throughout Douglas and Coffee County will be receiving repairs and there may be delay on the roads for any giving time/day during the week of August 22, 2022 through Sat...

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City of Douglas News
Posted on: August 11, 2022

DOUGLAS POLICE CHIEF, DEPUTY POLICE CHIEF, AND CITY MARSHAL ATTEND ANNUAL SUMMER TRAINING CONFERENCE

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As part of continuing education and training in the administration of law enforcement, Douglas Police Department (DPD) Chief Shane Edmisten, DPD Deputy Chief Pruette, and City of Douglas Marshal Rodger Goddard, recently attended the 2022 Annual Summer Tra...

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City of Douglas News
Posted on: August 10, 2022

DOING BUSINESS IN THE CITY OF DOUGLAS? MAKE SURE YOUR BUSINESS LICENSE IS UP-TO-DATE

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A top priority for the City of Douglas and our community is business development and growth. Businesses operating within the city limits of Douglas must have a current occupational tax certificate or business license on file with the Code Enforcement offi...

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City of Douglas News
Posted on: August 4, 2022

DOUGLAS AWARDED $5.2 MILLION FOR ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT PURPOSES

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Substantial regional planning efforts led by the City of Douglas, Southern Georgia Regional Commission (SGRC), and Douglas-Coffee County Economic Development Authority have enabled three (3) grants to be awarded to the City of Douglas for Economic Develop...

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City of Douglas News
Posted on: August 1, 2022

CITY TO HOLD HISTORIC BARRACKS OPEN HOUSE August 12, 2022 and August 26, 2022

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The City of Douglas will hold an open house of one of the restored barracks on Friday, August 12, 2022 and Friday, August 26, 2022 from 9:00am-1:00pm. Once utilized as housing for World War II cadets, the Barracks #5 building is hoped to be used for an av...

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City of Douglas News
Posted on: July 22, 2022

COMMUNITY OFFICIALS ARE WORKING TOGETHER TO STOP ILLEGAL ACTIVITIES IN DOUGLAS

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A recent spike in criminal and gang activities in Douglas has led public safety and city officials to appeal to citizens to report criminal or suspicious behavior in neighborhoods. The Douglas Police Department is encouraging community members to become e...

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City of Douglas News
Posted on: August 2, 2022

CITY STILL ACCEPTING CHIP APPLICATIONS FOR TARGET AREA

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The City of Douglas is accepting applications for its Community Home Investment Program 2021 Grant from homeowner-occupants living within the following neighborhoods only. The Target Area includes portions of W. Railroad Street, W. Cherry Street, Magnolia...

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City of Douglas News
Posted on: July 22, 2022

DOUGLAS DDA APPOINTS HUGHES AS EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF DOWNTOWN DEVELOPMENT

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The Douglas Downtown Development Authority (DDA) announces the appointment of David Hughes to Executive Director of the Douglas Downtown Development Authority effective immediately.

Dave has been Main Street Director in Downtown Douglas since November 2018...

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City of Douglas News
Posted on: June 3, 2022

NEW FOREST ROAD IS SCHEDULED TO CLOSE ON MONDAY, JUNE 6, 2022

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The City of Douglas has been notified by the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) that New Forest Road in Coffee County is scheduled to close Monday, June 6, 2022, for the replacement of the 60-year-old Otter Creek bridge.

The scheduled completion d...

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Posted on: April 27, 2022

CITY OFFERS INCENTIVES FOR ENTERPRISE ZONE AREAS

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In accordance with the State of Georgia’s Enterprise Zone Employment Act of 1997, the City of Douglas has established five (5) Enterprise Zones in the city to encourage revitalization and investment in the areas.   Property owners, who apply for ...

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Posted on: March 16, 2022

REWARD OFFERED FOR INFORMATION IN 2010 UNSOLVED MURDER IN DOUGLAS

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The Douglas Police Department and Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) is offering a $3,000 reward for information that leads to the conviction of the person (s) responsible for the 2010 murder of Mrs. Sandra Robinson.

Mrs. Robinson was discovered murdere...

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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.  

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