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Posted on: November 24, 2020

IT’S BUSINESS LICENSE RENEWAL TIME IN THE CITY OF DOUGLAS

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City of Douglas Code Enforcement recently sent out renewal forms for the Occupational Tax Certificates (business license) to businesses doing business within the city limits. Each year, business licenses expire on December 31.  The City allows a ...

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Posted on: November 23, 2020

APPLYING FOR AN ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE LICENSE?

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City of Douglas Code Enforcement employees are dedicated to providing information to citizens concerning ordinances, zoning, and licenses within the City of Douglas.  If a citizen is considering applying for an alcoholic beverage license for thei...

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Posted on: November 23, 2020

YOUTH COUNCIL HOLDS NOVEMBER MEETING AT CITIZENS CHRISTIAN ACADEMY

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The Douglas Mayor’s Youth Council (DMYC) held their monthly meeting on Wednesday, November 18, 2020, 2pm, at Citizens Christian Academy. Topics for the November meeting included discussion about their role in the future of Douglas-Coffee County, Adoption ...

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Posted on: November 23, 2020

COMMUNITY TOY DRIVE UNDERWAY FOR DOUGLAS AND COFFEE COUNTY

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Citizens in Douglas and Coffee County are invited to start a season of giving by participating in the Coffee County Community Toy Drive.  Public Safety Agencies, along with many local community agencies, are hosting the annual Community Toy Drive...

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Posted on: November 17, 2020

DOUGLAS AWARDED REBC GRANT FUNDING

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The City of Douglas has been awarded a Roadside Enhancement and Beautification Council (REBC) grant.  The REBC Grant Program provides funding for roadside enhancement and beautification projects along Georgia’s right-of-way roadsides. The funding...

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Posted on: November 17, 2020

LAND BANK AUTHORITY SELLS ALUNZA STREET PROPERTY

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The Douglas-Coffee County Land Bank has sold its third property, located on Alunza Street in Douglas.  The new owner, Salah Harrell, has returned to Douglas after receiving her law degree. Harrell plans to build a duplex or triplex on the propert...
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Posted on: November 5, 2020

AMENDED AND RESTATED REDEVELOPMENT PLAN

Redevelopment Plan City of Douglas TAD 1 - Amended 11-9-2020

The City of Douglas is advertising it's amended and restated Redevelopment Plan for Tax Allocation District #1.  A public hearing will be held on Monday, November 9, 2020, 7pm, at the CE Weir Center (307 E. Bryan Street) for the revised ...

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Posted on: November 16, 2020

LAND BANK AUTHORITY HAS TWO PROPERTIES FOR SALE

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The Douglas-Coffee County Land Bank Authority has two small residential tracts of land located in Coffee County for sale.  

The first property is located in West Green, Georgia. Parcel number is W002 030, less than 1 acre (50’ frontage, ...

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Posted on: November 4, 2020

GDOT NOTIFICATION OF BRIDGE CLOSURE ON SR 158 AT WILLICOOCHEE RIVER FOR BRIDGE REPLACEMENT

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The Georgia Department of Transportation has notified the City of Douglas that State Route (SR) 158 is closed at the Willacoochee River on the Berrien/Irwin county line for replacement of the bridge located about seven miles northeast of Alapaha. The con...

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Posted on: November 3, 2020

GOV. KEMP EXTENDS PUBLIC HEALTH STATE OF EMERGENCY AND COVID-19 SAFETY MEASURES

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On October 30, 2020, Governor Brian P. Kemp signed Executive Order 10.30.20.01 and Executive Order 10.30.20.02, extending the public health state of emergency through December 9 and renewing current COVID-19 restrictions with minimal changes to the sectio...

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Posted on: November 3, 2020

CITY OF DOUGLAS EMPLOYEES RECOGNIZED AS CHICK-FIL-A COMMUNITY HEROES

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On Monday, November 2, 2020, Chick-Fil-A (Douglas) honored 100 Community Heroes in Coffee County for their dedication of service to our community.  A community hero is someone who consistently goes above and beyond serving those around them. This...

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Posted on: October 30, 2020

CITY MAKES A 4-WAY STOP AT BRYAN STREET AND COLLEGE AVENUE

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The City of Douglas would like to notify citizens of a new 4-way stop intersection located at the intersection of West Bryan Street and South College Avenue.  The 4-way stop signs have been added for public safety due to the increased volume of a...
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Posted on: October 28, 2020

MOODY AFB PROPOSED COMPREHENSIVE AIRSPACE INITIATIVE

Moody Public Hearing 10-29-2020

In the fall of 2019, Moody Air Force Base (AFB) began discussions to expand its airspace due to the need for low altitude training for Moody aircrews.  The City of Douglas would like the Air Force to consider the public's accessibility t...

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Posted on: October 27, 2020

CITIZENS ARE URGED TO USE THE CRIME TIP LINE TO REPORT CRIMINAL ACTIVITY

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The Douglas Police Department would like to remind citizens that there is an anonymous tip line to report suspicious activities, gang related crime, illegal drug activities, and other crime.   Through the “See Something, Say Something” crime tip ...

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Posted on: July 17, 2020

FACE COVERINGS REQUIRED TO ENTER DOUGLAS MUNICIPAL OFFICES

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Effective immediately, customers are required to wear face coverings to enter all municipal offices operated by the City of Douglas. Face coverings may include non-medical face masks, bandanas, scarves, or cloth. Utility customers without face coverings m...

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Posted on: July 10, 2020

GOVERNOR KEMP'S GEORGIA SAFETY PROMISE

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The City of Douglas and the State of Georgia encourage everyone to create a safe environment for all Georgians. Take the "I’m In" pledge at, https://www.georgia.org/SafetyPromise.

On Monday, July 6, 2020, Governor Brian Kemp introduced ...

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Posted on: July 2, 2020

EARN TAX INCENTIVES IN THE DOUGLAS RURAL ZONE

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Thinking of relocating your business to downtown Douglas?  Be sure to move your business to the “Zone”.   A portion of Douglas’ downtown has been designated as a R.U.R.A.L. Zone by the Georgia Department of ...

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Posted on: April 28, 2020

FREE COVID-19 TESTING NOW OFFERED IN OUR AREA

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The Department of Public Health - Southeast Health District is now offering free COVID-19 tests in our area.  An appointment must be scheduled at a specified testing center through the local health department.  Appointments may be schedu...

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