Posted on: July 18, 2017

Main Street Ice Cream Social

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In celebration of National Ice Cream Day, Main Street Douglasville gave away FREE ice cream on Sunday July 16th at the Old Police Station parking lot. 2000 servings of ice cream were served to the citizens of Douglasville!

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Posted on: July 14, 2017

Finance Department Offers More Online Services!

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The Douglasville Finance Department is now offering more online payment services for city residents. 

You can:

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Posted on: July 11, 2017

Pride In Our Past - Faith In Our Future Float Winners Announced

2017 4th of July Web

Winners in the Douglasville Independence Day Parade were:

1st Place: Sunrise Memorial Gardens

2nd Place: Premier Drugstore - Village Pharmacy

3rd Place: Sons of Confederate Veterans 943

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Posted on: July 11, 2017

The Grass on the Greens is Dead!

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West Pines Golf Course is in the middle of a greens improvement project that will switch the greens from Bent grass to Bermuda grass. The course is now closed, but the driving range is open normal hours.

Several of the greens will be "re-sculpted"...

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Posted on: June 29, 2017

Congratulations to Ward 5 Councilman Richard Segal!

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The annual GMA convention is held the last weekend of June in Georgia’s first city, Savannah.

At the beginning of the opening session, a crowd favorite is the "Parade of Flags" where every GMA member city that has a representative in at...

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Posted on: June 5, 2017

2017 Hydrangea Festival Embellishment Contest Winners

Moreland Hydrangea garden

Keep Douglasville Beautiful hosts an annual "Embellishment Contest" in conjunction with the Penny McHenry Hydrangea Festival and the 2017 winners have been announced:

       Best Mailbox Award - Ms. Regina Flan...

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Posted on: June 5, 2017

Keep Douglasville Beautiful And Waste Industries Spruce Up "The Gap"

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Keep Douglasville Beautiful and Waste Industries volunteers spent a Friday morning planting colorful greenery and flowers in "the gap", the area between the Western Auto and McCalla Raymer Leibert Pierce, LLC on Broad Street in downtown Douglasv...

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Posted on: June 2, 2017

City Council Holds 2 Day Budget Workshop

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Douglasville City Council held a special two day budget workshop in order to formulate a fiscal year 2018 budget. 

City Department Directors presented their individual budgets to the Council and answered questions about their departmental budget.

A...

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Posted on: May 31, 2017

Douglasville Downtown Master Plan & 10 Year Strategic Plan

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Get involved in the Douglasville Downtown Master Plan, and help determine the direction of downtown including:

  • Parks & Open Space
  • Restaurants, Retail & Mixed-Use
  • Bike & Pedestrian Improvements

Please take our 5 minute survey to make your voice hea...

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Posted on: May 25, 2017

Casino Royale In "Las Douglasville"

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The Douglasville HR Department sponsored the annual employee health fair as part of their "Be Fit with D-Fit" wellness program.

Employees received health screenings for blood pressure, total cholesterol, HDL "good" cholesterol, and bloo...

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Posted on: May 24, 2017

Douglasville Employees Receive "Pass The Praise" Recognition

Pass the Praise Award

The City of Douglasville’s Human Resources Department has implemented a new employee recognition program,"Pass The Praise" as a way for supervisors to recognize outstanding employee contributions to their respective departments.

This mo...

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Posted on: May 22, 2017

Douglasville HR Innovates With "Explore Ship" Program

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Congratulations to Ginny Zembrzuski from Douglasville PD who is the first city employee to complete the HR Department’s "Explore Ship" program.

HR Director Teaa Allston stated, "Explore Ship is a way for employees to walk a mile in...

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Posted on: May 19, 2017

2017 Douglasville/Douglas County Senior Picnic

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The 46th annual Douglasville/Douglas County Senior Picnic was held at the Woodie Fite Senior Center on May 18th. 

Guests enjoyed browsing vendor booths, bingo, and a great picnic lunch. 

Vera Waddlington won the "oldest woman in atten...

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Posted on: May 12, 2017

Downtown Beautification Day

Downtown beautification Day

Main Street Douglasville, in cooperation with the Downtown Development Authority held a "Downtown Beautification Day" on May 12th to refresh the live plants that are distributed down Broad and Church streets in Douglasville. A willing group of v...

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Posted on: May 10, 2017

Downtown Preservation & Tourism Luncheon

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The 2017 Downtown Preservation & Tourism Luncheon was held at the Douglasville Conference Center on May 10th.

Winners were:

Convention And Visitors Bureau Spirit Award - Tamara Manny  (Proforma)

Hospitality Worker Of The Year Award - Charlotte W...

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Posted on: April 27, 2017

Why not celebrate two events at one time?

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No City can operate without a good staff of administrative professionals, and the City of Douglasville has some of the best!

The last full week of April every year is set aside to honor administrative professionals worldwide, and the Wednesday of that week...

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Posted on: April 26, 2017

Ward 2 Town Hall Meeting

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Ward 2 Councilmen Mike Miller and Mark Adams held a Town Hall meeting on Tuesday June 20th at Hudson's Hickory House in downtown Douglasville. 

Their constituents were brought up to date on several projects in their ward, including the Downtown Ma...

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Posted on: April 26, 2017

Ward 5 Town Hall Meeting

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Ward 5 Councilman Richard Segal held a Town Hall meeting on Tuesday April 25th. 

Councilman Segal's constituents were brought up to date on several projects in their ward, including the Southwest Thornton Road Master Plan.

Thank you to all...

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Posted on: April 21, 2017

"Wear Purple Day" For March Of Dimes

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City of Douglasville employees show their support for the March of Dimes by wearing purple on Friday 4/21.

March of Dimes

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Posted on: April 13, 2017

Wednesday Wind Down At The Park

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Wednesday Wind Down at the Park kicked off June 7th to a roaring start with Gilbert Baskerville and his band at

Hunter Park. 

WSB Channel 2 reporter, Tom Jones, served as MC and implored the large crowd to "chill in Douglasville"!

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Posted on: March 31, 2017

New Vendor Registration System

Vendor Registration

The Douglasville Finance Department is pleased to announce that all vendors who do business with the City of Douglasville are now required to register with our online vendor registration system. Just one more way the Finance Department is making business ...

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Posted on: March 30, 2017

Ward 3 Town Hall Meeting

Danley-Davis-Mitchell Town Hall

Douglasville Ward 3 City  Councilmembers  Dr. LaShun Burr Danley, Sam Davis, and District 1 County Commissioner Henry Mitchell, held a joint Town Hall meeting on May 9th at Jessie Davis Park.

Ward 3 and District 1 constituents heard presentations from Mich...

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Posted on: March 15, 2017

Douglasville Sidewalk Preferences Survey

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The Douglasville Sidewalk Preferences Survey is waiting to hear from you!

Douglasville residents may have received a mailer requesting your participation.

Please take a few minutes to complete the survey. The more responses we have, the more accurate the an...

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Posted on: March 15, 2017

Section of East Strickland Street to close on 3/28/17

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  • Beginning March 28th East Strickland Street between Ellis Street and Palmer Street will be closed.
  • Ellis Street will be utilized as a Detour Route.

The detour route, (traveling eastbound-away from downtown) will instruct traffic to turn left onto Brown Stre...

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Posted on: March 14, 2017

Douglasville and Google Celebrate Their Partnership

Mayor and Gary Lahr

The City of Douglasville along with Google, and Georgia Tech have successfully presented the Georgia Gravity Games for three years now.

Google Hardware Operations Manager Gary Lahr recently stopped by Mayor Rochelle Robinson's office to deliver a ...

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Posted on: March 13, 2017

City of Douglasville "Biggest Losers" are winners!

Bfit with Dfit

19 City employees participated in this year's "Biggest Loser" competition and lost a total of 254 pounds!

The program is sponsored by the City HR Department as part of their "B fit with D fit" initiative.

HR Director Teaa Allsto...

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Posted on: March 9, 2017

Jessie Davis Park Access during Highway 92 Construction

Jessie Davis Park

Accessing Jessie Davis Park will require a little extra patience during the Highway 92 construction project.

There are two different "best" routes available to the park.

Alice J. Hawthorne Center, Harvey Jones Stadium, or the picnic pavilions, are...

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Posted on: March 1, 2017

Statement from Chief Gary Sparks

Chief Sparks Town Hall

Read Chief Sparks' statement regarding the July 2015 incident in Douglasville.

Douglasville Police Chief Gary Sparks

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Posted on: February 17, 2017

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

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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" ...

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Posted on: February 16, 2017

O'Neal Plaza Construction | Pedestrian Access

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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 restaur...

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Posted on: February 6, 2017

Mayors' Monarch Pledge Butterfly Garden is Underway!

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The National Wildlife Federation and local municipalities across the country have created the Mayors' Monarch Pledge to help stem the serious decline of the iconic monarch butterfly population. Butterflies are vital "pollinators" in our ecosyste...

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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 ar...

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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: 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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