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Posted on: June 21, 2017

SHARNAE PEGUES, BOYS & GIRLS CLUB SE REGION YOUTH OF THE YEAR, RECOGNIZED BY MAYOR AND COMMISSIONERS

At the regular City Commission Meeting on Monday, June 19, 2017, Mayor Tony L. Paulk and City Commissioners congratulated Ms. Sharnae Pegues for being named Georgia Youth of the Year by the Boys & Girls Club of America.  Pegues was introduced...

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Posted on: June 14, 2017

DOUGLAS POLICE DEPARTMENT ENFORCES CURFEW ORDINANCE

The City of Douglas has had a curfew ordinance in effect for many years but many young people and their parents/guardians are not familiar with these laws.  “It is the desire of the City of Douglas to remind some, while educating o...Read on...
Posted on: June 13, 2017

DOUGLAS UTILITIES IS JOINING THE SMART GRID ROLLING OUT SMART METERS TO CUSTOMERS

The City of Douglas has partnered with NexGen as the contractor to replace old meters with smart meters.  NexGen workers will begin installing meters on Wednesday, June 14, 2017.  The installation of approximately 3,000 meters will take ...Read on...

Posted on: June 13, 2017

South Gaskin Avenue Closing to Through Traffic for Culvert Construction

A portion of South Gaskin Avenue is scheduled to close to through traffic June 12 for construction of a culvert, which is necessary due to the widening of the perimeter road (U.S. 221/SR 135).

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Posted on: June 9, 2017

HOLT’S BAKERY GLAZED DONUTS HAS BEEN NAMED ONE OF GEORGIA’S 100 PLATES LOCALS LOVE

Holt’s Bakery & Restaurant located at 101 E. Sellers Street in Douglas, has been awarded the 2017/2018 “100 Plates Locals Love” distinction by Georgia Department of Economic Development’s Tourism division (GDEcD...

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Posted on: June 9, 2017

CITY OF DOUGLAS RELEASES PUBLIC NOTICE OF WASTEWATER SPILL THAT OCCURRED ON JUNE 8, 2017

PUBLIC NOTICE

The City of Douglas Wastewater Collections System has reported that a major spill of wastewater has occurred upstream of this un-named tributary of the Seventeen Mile River.  The spill date was from 6/8/2017 7:00 a.m. until 6/8/2017 ...

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Posted on: May 25, 2017

CITY ADDRESSES OVERFLOW OF CARDBOARD ISSUES

Due to Unison Behavioral Health discontinuing to provide the service of cardboard pick up and baling, the City of Douglas will immediately be collecting the wire baskets from those participating businesses throughout town.  The City of Douglas is...

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Posted on: May 22, 2017

SAFETY TIPS FOR PARENTS AND CHILDREN DURING THE SUMMER MONTHS

Now that school is out for the summer, 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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Posted on: May 12, 2017

SUMMER CAMPS ARE AVAILABLE AT DOUGLAS COFFEE COUNTY PARKS & RECREATION DEPARTMENT

Summer is fast approaching and do you need something for your child to do?  Douglas-Coffee County Parks & Recreation Department has fun and active camps to offer children this summer as well as golf team, tennis team, and swim lessons.

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Posted on: May 11, 2017

TRAVEL AND TOURISM IS GROWING IN GEORGIA AND DOUGLAS-COFFEE COUNTY

Tourists come to Georgia for a variety of reasons whether it is looking to escape to the mountains, to our beaches, or to enjoy small town life.  According to the Georgia Department of Economic Development’s (GDEcD) announcement on May ...

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Posted on: May 3, 2017

DOUGLAS UTILITIES ENTERS THE 21st CENTURY WITH SMART GRID

The City of Douglas is moving Douglas Utilities into the 21st century with the implementation of Smart Grid.  Smart grid was designed to deliver utilities to consumer homes and bill them once a month.  Smart grid uses a two-way communica...

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Posted on: April 21, 2017

PEOPLE’S CHOICE SPRING & SUMMER PHOTO CONTEST KICKS OFF MONDAY, APRIL 24

The Public Information Department will kick-off the Spring/Summer Photo Contest on Monday, April 24, 2017.  The social media contest will feature Douglas – Coffee County photographs taken by local photographers.

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Posted on: April 20, 2017

CITIZENS ARE URGED TO REPORT VANDALISM AND ILLEGAL DUMPING

As a part of the “Shame on You” Anti-Litter and Beautification Program, offenders who are caught in the act of littering, illegally dumping, vandalizing property, or “dumpster diving” could have their names/photos p...

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Posted on: April 18, 2017

IRON ROAD CLOSED BEGINNING APRIL 25, 2017 TO THRU TRAFFIC

The City of Douglas has been notified beginning Tuesday, April 25, 2017, Iron Road will be closed to thru traffic from Perimeter Road (Douglas Bypass) to Mingledorf Drive.  The road closure will be required to construct the new bridge crossing th...

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Posted on: January 5, 2017

CITIZENS ARE URGED TO REPORT NON-EMERGENCY CITY ISSUES - IF YOU SEE SOMETHING, SAY SOMETHING

The “See Something, Say Something” campaign can be used for more issues other than crime reporting. Citizens are encouraged to report discolored/rusty water, “smelly” water, potholes, electrical outages, water leaks, and other related items for the City....Read on...



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