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Posted on: May 27, 2022

CITY OF DOUGLAS HOLDS RIBBON CUTTING FOR THE ROGER JOHNSON AQUATIC CENTER AND ROPER MIRACLE FIELD

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On Friday, May 27, 2022, the City of Douglas held a historic ribbon-cutting in Douglas and Coffee County to officially re-open Davis-Wade Park and introduce the community to the new Roger C. Johnson Aquatic Center and Roper Miracle Field. Many citizens we...

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City of Douglas News
Posted on: May 25, 2022

CITY OFFICES CLOSED ON MEMORIAL DAY, MAY 30, 2022

Closing Notice - Memorial Day

City of Douglas offices will be closed on Monday, May 30, 2022 in observance of Memorial Day.  Offices will re-open on Tuesday, May 31, 2022, 8:00AM.  If you have an after hours non-emergency utility issue, please dial 3-1-1 or 912-384-3...

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City of Douglas News
Posted on: May 25, 2022

CITY POOL OPENS MAY 31, 2022

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The new Roger C. Johnson swimming pool and splash pad will open on Tuesday, May 31, 2022.  The Parks and Recreation Department has worked on a schedule that will allow for two sessions for Open Swim.

Open Swim Session 1 will be Mondays and Wednesd...

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Pool Schedule City of Douglas News
Posted on: May 24, 2022

EVERYONE INVITED TO THE DAVIS-WADE PARK, MIRACLE FIELD, AND SWIMMING POOL RIBBON CUTTING

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The City of Douglas and Douglas-Coffee County Parks and Recreation invites everyone to come out and celebrate the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Davis-Wade Park, Miracle Field, and the new Roger C. Johnson Swimming Pool.  

“I am so exci...

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City of Douglas News
Posted on: May 24, 2022

TOUR HISTORIC BARRACKS DURING THE WARBIRD EXPO – May 31-June 2, 2022

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The City of Douglas will hold an open house of one of the restored barracks buildings during the Douglas Warbird Expo. Once utilized as housing for World War II cadets, the Barracks #5 building is hoped to be used for an aviation-type business or aviation...

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City of Douglas News
Posted on: May 18, 2022

JOIN US FOR THE DOUGLAS WARBIRD EXPO

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The Douglas Municipal Gene Chambers Airport is excited to host the Douglas Warbird Expo featuring the Commemorative Air Force (CAF) from May 31 through June 2, 2022.  Douglas is the last stop on the CAF’s journey along the Georgia WWII ...

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City of Douglas News
Posted on: May 18, 2022

HONOR YOUR VETERAN WITH A MEMORIAL BRICK

Pave the Way Bricks

The Douglas-Coffee County Veterans Park stands as a great memorial to veterans in our community and beyond.  An aspect of the park is the Pave the Way Brick Memorial which has hundreds of veteran’s names carved honoring veterans and vet...

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City of Douglas News
Posted on: May 24, 2022

JOINT PLANNING COMMISSION RECEIVES COMPREHENSIVE PLAN TRAINING

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On Thursday, May 19, 2022, the Georgia Department of Community Affairs (DCA) held a Comprehensive Plan training session with the Douglas-Coffee County Planning Commission at the Ashley-Slater House. The training session was conducted by Ebony Simpson, the...

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City of Douglas News
Posted on: May 18, 2022

OPERATION QUALITY OF LIFE DISCOVERS SEVERAL VIOLATIONS THROUGHOUT DOUGLAS

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On the morning of April 29, 2022, the City of Douglas Quality-of-Life Task Force patrolled the city looking for common code violations. The Quality-of-Life Task Force consists of city department heads and city staff that have been trained to look for prob...

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City of Douglas News
Posted on: May 9, 2022

KEEP DOUGLAS BEAUTIFUL HOLDS SUCCESSFUL GREAT AMERICAN CLEANUP

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The Keep Douglas Beautiful Committee held its first Great American Cleanup on Saturday, April 30, 2022. Approximately 50 volunteers rolled up their sleeves to help pick up litter and collect tires in the city.

“We were so excited to see how many ...

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City of Douglas News
Posted on: May 5, 2022

DPD STEPS UP PROACTIVE PATROLS THROUGHOUT DOUGLAS

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The Douglas Police Department will be stepping up proactive patrols and proactive enforcement throughout the city due to a recent increase in unnecessary and inexcusable gun-related incidents. 

On April 17, 2022 officers with the Douglas Police De...

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City of Douglas News
Posted on: May 4, 2022

PILGRIM'S IS EXPANDING IN DOUGLAS

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The City of Douglas and the Douglas Coffee County Chamber and Economic Development Authority announces the expansion of Pilgrim’s Pride Corporation’s complex in the City of Douglas. Pilgrim’s, an American-based food company t...

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City of Douglas News
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: April 21, 2022

CODE ENFORCEMENT REMINDS CITIZENS TO OBTAIN A PERMIT BEFORE HOSTING A YARD SALE

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The City of Douglas Code Enforcement Division would like to remind individuals that a permit is required to have a yard sale within the city limits. Yard Sale Permits are $5.00 and can be obtained at the City of Douglas Customer Service office located at ...

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City of Douglas News
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: May 5, 2022

CITY OF DOUGLAS WEATHERIZATION PROGRAM

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The City of Douglas has grant funding to assist qualified senior city residents with limited weatherization improvements to their home. The weatherization program allows adults 55-64 years of age who meet requirements to qualify for a 50% grant and 50% ap...

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City of Douglas News
Posted on: April 28, 2022

DON’T JUST DREAM, DREAM BIG – Building A Park for Everyone in Douglas, Georgia

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In 2016, a small group of concerned citizens, City of Douglas, and Board of Education officials held a meeting that would impact the lives of all children in Douglas and Coffee County.  The city embarked on a plan to build an area in Douglas that...

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Posted on: March 22, 2022

DOUGLAS TO HOST WARBIRD EXPO MAY 31-JUNE 2, 2022

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The Douglas Municipal Gene Chambers Airport is excited to host the Warbird Expo featuring the Commemorative Air Force (CAF).   Douglas is the last stop on the CAF’s journey along the Georgia WWII Heritage Trail.  The WWII Fligh...

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City of Douglas News
Posted on: January 12, 2022

LOCATED IN THE RURAL ZONE? RURAL ZONE INCENTIVES ARE FOR YOUR BUSINESS

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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: 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: August 18, 2021

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The City of Douglas is here to provide services for our citizens in the most efficient and most effective way.  The COVID-19 pandemic crisis has affected the City of Douglas community in several ways To help manage the crisis, the City of Douglas...

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Posted on: May 20, 2022

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News Flash

Posted on: May 25, 2022

CITY OFFICES CLOSED ON MEMORIAL DAY, MAY 30, 2022

Closing Notice - Memorial Day

City of Douglas offices will be closed on Monday, May 30, 2022 in observance of Memorial Day.  Offices will re-open on Tuesday, May 31, 2022, 8:00AM.  If you have an after hours non-emergency utility issue, please dial 3-1-1 or 912-384-3...

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Posted on: May 25, 2022

CITY POOL OPENS MAY 31, 2022

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The new Roger C. Johnson swimming pool and splash pad will open on Tuesday, May 31, 2022.  The Parks and Recreation Department has worked on a schedule that will allow for two sessions for Open Swim.

Open Swim Session 1 will be Mondays and Wednesd...

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Pool Schedule Highlights
Posted on: May 24, 2022

TOUR HISTORIC BARRACKS DURING THE WARBIRD EXPO – May 31-June 2, 2022

Barracks 5

The City of Douglas will hold an open house of one of the restored barracks buildings during the Douglas Warbird Expo. Once utilized as housing for World War II cadets, the Barracks #5 building is hoped to be used for an aviation-type business or aviation...

Read on...

Highlights
Posted on: May 18, 2022

JOIN US FOR THE DOUGLAS WARBIRD EXPO

B17 Texas Raiders Bomber - Photo Credt CAF

The Douglas Municipal Gene Chambers Airport is excited to host the Douglas Warbird Expo featuring the Commemorative Air Force (CAF) from May 31 through June 2, 2022.  Douglas is the last stop on the CAF’s journey along the Georgia WWII Heritage T...

Read on...

Highlights
Posted on: May 18, 2022

HONOR YOUR VETERAN WITH A MEMORIAL BRICK

Pave the Way Bricks

The Douglas-Coffee County Veterans Park stands as a great memorial to veterans in our community and beyond.  An aspect of the park is the Pave the Way Brick Memorial which has hundreds of veteran’s names carved honoring veterans and veterans who ...

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