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Posted on: July 26, 2021

PUBLIC NOTICE TO AMEND CODE OF ORDINANCES SECTION 26-9

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Notice is hereby given that the ordinance herein captioned was read for the first time at a regular meeting of the Mayor and Commissioners of the City of Douglas, Georgia, held July 19, 2021.

This ordinance will be read for the second time and voted upon a...

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City of Douglas News
Posted on: July 20, 2021

COFFEE COUNTY SR 32 REOPENS, TRAFFIC MOVED TO NEW BRIDGE

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UPDATE FROM GDOT

State Route (SR) 32 reopened late this afternoon, Monday, July 19, as traffic was shifted to the newly-constructed bridge at Seventeen Mile River east of Douglas.

Georgia Department of Transportation personnel worked with the contractor to ...

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Posted on: July 16, 2021

DOUGLAS FIRE DEPARTMENT TEACHES FIRE SAFETY EDUCATION USING INFLATABLE FIRE HOUSE

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The City of Douglas Fire Department has received a new tool for fire education.  On Thursday, July 15, 2021, the new Inflatable Fire Education House arrived at Douglas Fire Station #1 (Gordon Street).  The 3-room inflatable fire house ha...

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City of Douglas News
Posted on: July 15, 2021

CITY RECEIVES GRANT FUNDING TO ASSIST WITH AIRPORT LIGHTING REPLACEMENT

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The Georgia Department of Transportation has notified the City of Douglas that federal and GDOT grant funding will be provided for airport lighting replacement project.  The actual funding amount will be based on preapproved design, planning and ...

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City of Douglas News
Posted on: July 14, 2021

STORMWATER IMPROVEMENTS AND ROAD CONSTRUCTION PUBLIC NOTICE

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The City of Douglas will begin work on East Gordon Street (July 14) and resume work on Evergreen Avenue (July 15) this week. East Coast Asphalt, LLC is scheduled to begin stormwater/drainage improvements in the East Gordon Street area on Wednesday, July 1...

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City of Douglas News
Posted on: June 23, 2021

DOUGLAS FIRE DEPARTMENT URGES CITIZENS TO PRACTICE SAFETY WITH FIREWORKS

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The City of Douglas Fire Department would like to encourage citizens to practice safety with fireworks and would like to make the public aware of a few facts about the Fireworks law. The State of Georgia allows for consumer fireworks to be sold statewide....

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City of Douglas News
Posted on: June 23, 2021

DAVIS WADE PARK IMPROVEMENTS WILL BEGIN SOON - CITY WILL NOT BE DEMOLISHING TENNIS COURTS

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Several citizens have contacted the City of Douglas expressing concerns for the renovations that will soon be taking place at Davis Wade Park.  Davis Wade Park has six tennis courts that will not be demolished and will remain for public use while...

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City of Douglas News
Posted on: July 19, 2021

Georgia Rental Assistance Program

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If you're a Georgia renter who has fallen behind on rent payments due to the COVID-19 pandemic, you may qualify for assistance. The Georgia Rental Assistance Program can provide up to 12 months of rental assistance and utility assistance, paid di...

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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: 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: 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.  

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