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Posted on: January 21, 2022

CITY ACCEPTING CHIP APPLICATIONS FOR TARGET AREA

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The City of Douglas will begin accepting housing applications for its Community Home Investment Program 2021-106 Grant from owner-occupants at 8:00 a.m. on January 24, 2022 for owners living within the following neighborhoods only. The Target Area include...

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City of Douglas News
Posted on: January 20, 2022

CITY ANNOUNCES KEY DATES FOR MAY 2022 SPECIAL ELECTION

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Since Commissioner Bob Moore resigned in October 2021, the Ward 6 Commission seat has remained vacant.  The City of Douglas will hold a Special Election on May 24, 2022, 7AM-7PM, at Central Square Gymnasium (200 S. Madison Avenue) for citizens of...

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City of Douglas News
Posted on: January 20, 2022

JOINT PUBLIC HEARING FOR COFFEE COUNTY AND THE CITIES OF AMBROSE, BROXTON, DOUGLAS, AND NICHOLLS

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A public hearing will be held at 7:00 PM on Monday, February 28, 2022, in the City of Douglas Commission Chambers, currently located at the CE Weir Center, 307 E. Bryan Street, Douglas, Georgia, to announce the beginning of an amendment to the 2018 Compre...

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City of Douglas News
Posted on: January 19, 2022

PUBLIX AND OTHER BUSINESSES COMING TO DOUGLAS AND COFFEE COUNTY

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Douglas’ City Manager Charlie Davis gave an update at the Economic Development meeting on 1/19/22 concerning the Douglas Square Project. The update included the highly anticipated announcement of Publix along with the addition of PetSmart.

The local govern...

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City of Douglas News
Posted on: January 18, 2022

REMEMBER TO PROTECT THE 4 P’S DURING COLD WEATHER

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With the temperatures falling outside this week, the City of Douglas urges citizens to remember and protect the 4 P’s – People, Pipes, Pets, and Plants.

Protect People – Elderly people who live alone need to be checked on during these cold days to make sur...

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City of Douglas News
Posted on: January 12, 2022

UPCOMING RAIL CROSSING CLOSURES FOR CSX MAINTENANCE

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Contractors working with CSX railroad have released tentative closure dates for crossings in Douglas.  Five to seven teams will be working on railroad maintenance beginning January 24, 2022 and due to the magnitude of the job, closures may change...

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City of Douglas News
Posted on: January 12, 2022

NEW FACILITY RENTAL FEES EFFECTIVE JANUARY 3, 2022

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The Douglas-Coffee County Parks and Recreation Department has various facilities available for rental to the public. Facility fees have gone unchanged for numerous years and evaluation of the facility fee structure has resulted in an increase of rental fo...

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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 3, 2022

CITY LAUNCHES “IT’S WORTH A SHOT – VAX UP” COVID-19 VACCINATION CAMPAIGN

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In an effort to help slow the spread of COVID-19, the City of Douglas is launching the “It’s Worth A Shot-Vax Up” Incentive Program to help boost the number of vaccinated residents living within the City of Douglas. The progr...

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Posted on: January 12, 2022

CITY OF DOUGLAS COMMITTEE MEETINGS FOR JANUARY

The City of Douglas would like to encourage citizens to attend or become a part of various city committees and boards. Currently, there are vacancies on the Ethics Committee, Citizens Advisory Committee, Keep Douglas Beautiful Board, and Zoning Board of A...

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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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