Posted on: February 21, 2017

Factory Shoals Middle School Student Wins "Chopped Junior"

Rose Genter Chopped Junior

Beating out 3 other kid chefs for the "Chopped Junior" crown is quite an accomplishment for 12 year old Rose Genter, but success is something she strives for constantly.

Rose was featured on a February episode of the popular Food Network show

She als...

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Posted on: February 17, 2017

"Chat With The Chief" Kicks Off At Arbor Place Mall

Chat with the Chief

In furthering that objective, occasionally Chief Sparks is taking his morning command staff meetings on the road so that citizens can more easily attend and find out how their Police Department operates. 

The first "Chat with the Chief" was ...

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Posted on: February 16, 2017

City of Douglasville among top winners at Healthiest Employers Awards!

Healthiest Employer Award

Humana, JE Dunn among top winners at Healthiest Employers Awards (SLIDESHOW) - Atlanta Business Chronicle

Forty companies committed to making employee health a top priority were honored at Atlanta Business Chronicle’s 2017 Healthiest Employers Aw...

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Posted on: February 16, 2017

O'Neal Plaza Construction | Pedestrian Access

Chan Weeks - Michelle Wright

Pedestrian access is available during the construction project on O'Neal Plaza.

Downtown Douglasville will still be open for business during this time!

Access between Church Street and Broad Street to visit Douglasville's wonderful restaurants...

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Posted on: February 9, 2017

Continuing Moments In African American History

CMIAAH logo

The 2017 "Continuing Moments in African American History" program is available now on CITI TV's YouTube Channel at www.mycititv.com, and on Comcast Channel 22. 

This years program focuses on Douglasville's African American Veterans who have proudly se...

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Posted on: February 7, 2017

Douglasville Employees Promoted

Employee Promotions

Douglasville recently promoted 10 employees in several City departments. HR Director Teaa Allston says the City encourages departments to  "promote from within"  whenever possible, allowing for succession planning and employee ...

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Posted on: February 7, 2017

City Employees Support Heart Health Month

2017 Wear Red Day

City of Douglasville employees dressed out for "Wear Red Day" in support of the 53rd annual National Heart Health Month.

National Heart Health Month was first observed in February 1964 by President Lyndon B. Johnson.

Since the Atlanta Falcons wear red and b...

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Posted on: January 26, 2017

Douglasville Is An ARC Certified Green Community!

ARC Silver Level Green Community

In 2016, the city reaffirmed its commitment to being green by recertifying at the Atlanta Regional Commission’s Silver level.

City Planner, Devon Hooper has led the City's sustainability efforts, and you can find out more about how we are saving...

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Posted on: January 25, 2017

Inaugural "Dose of Douglasville" Citizen's Academy Class

Dose of Douglasville

"A Dose of Douglasville" is an 8-week program to acquaint residents of Douglasville with the structure of the City government and services we provide. The Academy provides residents with information, resources, and tools to become knowledgeable ...

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Posted on: January 25, 2017

Tourism, Hospitality & Arts Day at the Capitol

CVB day at Capitol

Douglasville CVB Tourism Program Manager Samantha Rosado attended the annual Tourism, Hospitality & Arts Day at the Capitol recently, sponsored by the Georgia Association of CVBs.

Governor Nathan Deal was presented a "check" for $3 billion dollar...

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Posted on: January 19, 2017

Douglasville City Council Offers Citizens A Chance To Serve

Invocation

The City allows a brief invocation to be given before each meeting by an invited minister or individual. The City is committed to religious and ethnic diversity, and welcomes people of all faiths to participate in leading a pre-meeting prayer or brief ins...

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Posted on: December 27, 2016

New I-20 Changeable Message Signs from GDOT

I-20 EB at Chapel Hill Road

Georgia DOT (GDOT) has installed three new Changeable Message Signs (CMS) in Douglasville on the heavily traveled I-20 corridor to relay up-to-the-minute information to drivers. These messages inform drivers of incidents, travel times, and other pertinent...

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Posted on: January 2, 2017

Maintenance & Sanitation 2017 Important Dates!

2017 garbage bin stickers

With holidays, come changes to sanitation routes in the City. Here is a helpful flyer you can print out and stick on the fridge to keep up with the date changes. There are also some fun events scheduled throughout the year from Keep Douglasville Beautiful...

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