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Posted on: November 1, 2019

DOUGLAS RECEIVES DESIGNATION AS A RURAL ZONE

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The City of Douglas has been designated as a Rural Zone by the Georgia Department of Community Affairs.  The Rural Zone designation is an incentive program designed to stimulate investment, job creation, and economic development in the historic d...

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Posted on: November 1, 2019

CITY OF DOUGLAS RECOGNIZED FOR SUCCESSFUL PLANNING BY THE GEORGIA DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITY AFFAIRS

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The City of Douglas received statewide distinction in the PlanFirst program at the annual Department of Community Affairs (DCA) Conference.  PlanFirst, a Georgia Department of Community Affairs (DCA) program, recognizes and rewards communities th...

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Posted on: November 1, 2019

CITY OF DOUGLAS RECEIVES CDBG GRANT FUNDING

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The City of Douglas was one of 59 Georgia communities to receive Georgia Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) to help grow our local economy.  The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) allocated the funding to Georgia&rsq...

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Posted on: October 31, 2019

FREE RESIDENTIAL JUNK DROP OFF DATES IN NOVEMBER

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City of Douglas residents are encouraged to participate in junk drop off dates in 2019.  The dates in November will be Saturday, November 2, 2019 and Saturday, November 16, 2019, at the City Pole Yard located at 670 S. Pearl Avenue from 8:30am-12...

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Posted on: September 30, 2019

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT & DDA OFFERING FAÇADE REVOLVING LOAN PROGRAM TO DOWNTOWN BUSINESSES

The City of Douglas Community Development Department and Downtown Development Authority (DDA) is offering a Façade Revolving Loan Program available through the Community Development Department.  The purpose of the Facade Revolving Loan Fund is to...

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Posted on: April 12, 2019

Bridge Construction Requires Yearlong Detour

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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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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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