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Posted on: September 22, 2020

DOUGLAS MAYOR’S YOUTH COUNCIL HOLDS MONTHLY MEETING

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The Douglas Mayor’s Youth Council (DMYC) held their monthly meeting on Thursday, September 17, 2020. Topics for the September meeting included Parks and Recreation updates, discussion for a slogan contest for the city, Childhood Cancer Awareness...

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Posted on: September 18, 2020

GOV. KEMP EXTENDS COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS AND ISSUES GUIDANCE

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OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE FROM GOVERNOR KEMP’S PRESS SECRETARY

Atlanta, GA – On September 15, 2020, Governor Brian P. Kemp signed Executive Order 09.15.20.01, extending current COVID-19 restrictions and issuing guidance for long-term care ...

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Posted on: August 28, 2020

EDMISTEN, PRUETTE, AND GODDARD ATTEND POLICE CHIEFS TRAINING CONFERENCE

As part of continuing education and training in the administration of law enforcement, Douglas Police Chief Shane Edmisten, Assistant Police Chief Brandon Pruette, and Chief Marshal Rodger Goddard, recently attended the 2020 Annual Summer Training confere...

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Posted on: August 21, 2020

DOUGLAS MAYOR’S YOUTH COUNCIL KICKS OFF NEW YEAR WITH LOCAL ENTREPRENEURS

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The Douglas Mayor’s Youth Council (DMYC) began its new year with its first meeting on Thursday, August 20, 2020.  The main topic of the meeting was entrepreneurship and several local entrepreneurs, Dr. Tracey McClelland, Mazi, and Amy L...

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Posted on: August 21, 2020

SOUTH GEORGIA REGIONAL COMMISSION CREATES SIDEWALK MASTER PLAN FOR CITY OF DOUGLAS

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Preserving and expanding a high-quality pedestrian environment has been a long-term goal of the City of Douglas for many years. As a town with a highly walkable historic Downtown area and greenway trail, walkability is a high priority for the community. T...

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Posted on: July 21, 2020

DOUGLAS MAYOR LAUNCHES MASK UP CAMPAIGN

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In an effort to slow down the spread of COVID-19 in Douglas and Coffee County, City of Douglas Mayor Tony Paulk launched his “MASK UP” Douglas campaign on Monday, July 20, 2020.  The campaign consists of highly recommending ci...

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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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