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Posted on: September 24, 2021

FAITH AND BLUE WEEKEND IN COFFEE COUNTY (October 8-10, 2021)

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The Douglas Police Department is teaming together with law enforcement agencies, Coffee County Churches, and the Magnolia House to participate in National Faith and Blue Weekend.  National Faith & Blue Weekend (Faith & Blue), is a collabo...

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City of Douglas News
Posted on: September 22, 2021

GEORGIA CITIES WEEK WILL BE OCTOBER 3-10, 2021

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City of Douglas officials announced the city will be celebrating Georgia Cities Week the week of October 3-9, 2021.  The City of Douglas will be hosting a variety of events during Georgia Cities Week.  The theme of this year’s ...

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Posted on: September 10, 2021

MAYOR REPRESENTS DOUGLAS AIRPORT AT THE STATE’S JOINT COMMITTEE ON AIRPORT IMPROVEMENTS

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On Wednesday, September 8, 2021, representatives from the Georgia Department of Transportation, Georgia Chamber of Commerce, and City of Douglas presented valuable information about Georgia’s Airports and the economic impact of Georgia Airports ...

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Posted on: September 10, 2021

MAYOR TONY PAULK RECEIVES CERTIFICATE OF DISTINCTION FROM GEORGIA MUNICIPAL ASSOCIATION

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Mayor Tony Paulk was awarded the Harold F. Holtz Municipal Training Institute’s Certificate of Distinction during the Georgia Municipal Association’s (GMA) Annual Convention in August. The annual GMA Convention provides city officials ...

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City of Douglas News
Posted on: August 19, 2021

KEEP DOUGLAS BEAUTIFUL BOARD TO CONDUCT COMMUNITY APPEARANCE INDEX

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The Keep Douglas Beautiful Board will be conducting the Community Appearance Index throughout the month of August, a tool designed by Keep America Beautiful to visually assess the overall appearance of communities through indicators such as litter, illega...

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Posted on: August 19, 2021

IMPORTANT MESSAGE FROM COFFEE REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (8-14-2021)

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Coffee Regional is currently seeing high volumes through the Emergency Department and throughout the facility. To assure we can safely care for each patient, we are temporarily converting some private rooms to semi-private rooms. We have also made room fo...
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Posted on: April 1, 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: 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: 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: 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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