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Posted on: February 22, 2024

Youth Council February Meeting Focuses on Black History Month

Photo of the Black History Month Youth Recognitions

A large crowd gathered for the Douglas Mayor’s Youth Council (DMYC) meeting at City Hall on Tuesday, February 20, 2024. The February Youth Council Spotlight member, Community Spotlight Leader, and several African American youth from Coffee High ...

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Posted on: February 8, 2024

Douglas GICH Team Holds First Meeting of the New Year

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The Douglas Team for the Georgia Initiative for Community Housing met at City Hall on January 24, 2024. Discussion included the Annual GICH Retreat, finalizing the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit Application and the timeline for the team to receive proposal...

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Posted on: February 6, 2024 | Last Modified on: January 14, 2015

Mayor Paulk declares World Teen Mental Wellness Day in Douglas and Coffee County

Teen Mental Health Awareness Month - Ethan Kramer and Mayor Paulk - Copy

Mayor Paulk has officially signed a proclamation declaring March 1, 2024, World Teen Mental Wellness Day in Douglas and Coffee County. This proclamation sets the stage for a powerful initiative led by Coffee High School Senior Ethan Kramer, who is thrille...

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City of Douglas News
Posted on: February 6, 2024

Keep Douglas Beautiful Receives Governor’s Circle Recognition

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Keep Douglas Beautiful has received the prestigious 2023 Governor’s Circle Award for Outstanding Community Beautification and Environmental Sustainability Achievements. The Keep Georgia Beautiful Foundation (KGBF) presented the award for exempla...

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City of Douglas News
Posted on: January 16, 2024

Handyman or Contractor? Homeowners Should Choose Wisely Before Making Home Repairs

Image of house with hammer, screwdriver, and wrench with words Contractor or Handyman Choose Wisely

As the New Year is here, some residents may be thinking about home repairs, remodeling, or building a home. Before a person hires someone to work on a home, homeowners should be aware of the difference between a handyman and a contractor.

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City of Douglas News
Posted on: January 5, 2024

Historic WWII Barracks Open House Dates for 2024

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The City of Douglas will hold 12 open house dates in 2024 for the public to view renovations of Barracks #5 located at Douglas Municipal Gene Chambers Airport.  The building, Barracks #5, is a part of the historic World War II Army-Air Force Flig...

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City of Douglas News
Posted on: December 28, 2023

Monthly Residential Junk Drop Off Dates for 2024

2024 Junk Drop Off Dates

The City of Douglas and GFL Environmental continue to offer free residential Junk Drop-Off Days to help citizens rid properties of excess trash and large items. The next date will be Saturday, January 6, 2024 at 1011 Shirley Avenue (corner of Shirley Ave....

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Posted on: December 12, 2023

Business License Renewals will be Released in January 2024

The City of Douglas will begin issuing business license renewals after December 31, 2023. In June 2023, the City Commission voted to amend the Code of Ordinances which changed the date for mailing notices to after December 31st. Occupational Tax/Business ...

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City of Douglas News
Posted on: December 12, 2023

PUBLIC NOTICE: East Bryan Street Road Closures

Graphic of Bryan Street Road Closures

The Water Line Project on Bryan Street is expected to begin on December 13, 2023, and the City of Douglas will be closing roads associated with the project on Bryan Street. The purpose of closing and partially closing these streets is to ensure public and...

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