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Posted on: June 14, 2019

VAN DAVIS AND BONWELL ROADS TO TEMPORARILY CLOSE

PICTURE ROAD CLOSED MAP - VAN DAVIS

On Thursday evening, June 13, 2019, East Coast Asphalt, LLC notified the City of Douglas that they will be closing Van Davis Road and Bonwell Royal Road on Monday, June 17, 2019 to begin construction in accordance to a Realignment Project.  This ...

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Posted on: June 9, 2019

COMMUNITY INVITED TO ENJOY PIZZA WITH THE POLICE AT DAVIS WADE PARK

Pizza With The Police

Community outreach continues with the Douglas Police Department this month!  On Thursday, June 20, 2019, 5pm-6:30pm, at Davis Wade Park, the Police Department would like to invite youth and their parents to join them for “Pizza with the...

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City of Douglas News
Posted on: June 7, 2019

CITY AND COUNTY TO HOST GDOT BOARD MEMBER, DON GRANTHAM

Don Grantham GDOT Board Member (JPEG)

The City of Douglas and Coffee County Commission will welcome Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) District 12 Board Member, Mr. Don Grantham, to Douglas and Coffee County on Thursday, June 27, 2019.  During the visit, Mr. Grantham will en...

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City of Douglas News
Posted on: June 7, 2019

FIRST TOWN HALL MEETING ABOUT TAX ALLOCATION DISTRICT HELD

The City of Douglas Mayor and Commissioners hosted the first Town Hall meeting about the Tax Allocation District (TAD) referendum on Thursday, June 6, 2019, at the CE Weir Center.  City leaders and representatives from Perlis-Nease and the Jones ...

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Posted on: June 3, 2019

MAYOR’S MONTHLY MINUTES – JUNE 2019

TAD Town Hall Meeting, 6-6-2019, 7pm, at Weir Center

Greetings Citizens of Douglas and Coffee County! It is HOT and even though summer is not officially here, I know some people are already cooling off in the pool, lake, or heading to the beach.   I would like to stress the need to be safe, whether...

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Posted on: June 5, 2019

PUBLIC SAFETY AGENCIES URGE PARENTS TO PRACTICE WATER SAFETY

Red Cross Water Safety Tips (JPG)

The weather is HOT, and the City of Douglas Fire Department and Police Department want to urge citizens to practice water safety.  Swimming is a popular summer activity and drowning can happen quickly and suddenly.

“Any source of water is a drowni...

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City of Douglas News
Posted on: June 5, 2019

SAFETY TIPS FOR PARENTS AND CHILDREN DURING THE SUMMER MONTHS

Now that the school year is at an end, children are more likely to be left home alone and unsupervised during parental work hours.  Children love being out of school for the summer, but, long summer days can sometimes make children bored and rest...

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City of Douglas News
Posted on: June 5, 2019

VOLUNTEERS SOUGHT TO FILL VACANCIES ON SEVERAL CITY OF DOUGLAS BOARDS AND COMMITTEES

The City of Douglas is seeking several individuals to serve on City of Douglas boards and commissions.

The Ethics Committee is seeking five (5) volunteers to fill vacancies on the Ethics Committee.  All individuals serving on the Ethics Committee...

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City of Douglas News
Posted on: April 12, 2019

Bridge Construction Requires Yearlong Detour

City of Douglas GA logo

State Route (SR) 158/Douglas Highway in Ware County is scheduled to close Monday, April 29 and remain closed for a year while the bridges over the Satilla River (Sgt. Jerry Bagley Memorial Bridge), the Satilla River Overflow, and Fullwood Creek are replac...

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City of Douglas News
Posted on: April 5, 2019

Firefighters Ask for Donations

Fire fighters in gear running with water hose

During difficult times or sickness, people often discover the goodness inside of each other. City of Douglas employees are rallying to help aid one of their fellow workmates who has recently been diagnosed with cancer. Firefighter John Brown works with th...

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Posted on: January 24, 2019

CITY CONTRACTS WITH CHAMBER TO PROVIDE TOURISM RELATED AND MAIN STREET SERVICES

After much consideration and negotiating, effective immediately, the City of Douglas has entered into an agreement with the Douglas-Coffee County Chamber of Commerce to carry out the functions of Main Street, the Douglas Visitor Information Center, and To...

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