Posted on: March 15, 2017

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

Road closed 810x450

  • 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 15, 2017

Douglasville Sidewalk Preferences Survey

Sidewalk

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 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 Allston said, "I want to ...

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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 best acce...

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Posted on: March 7, 2017

KDB Receives Honors from KAB and KGB!

KDB Logo combined

Keep Douglasville Beautiful (KDB) received the 2016 Keep America Beautiful (KAB) President's Circle Award as well as the Keep Georgia Beautiful (KGB) Governor's Circle Award recognition. The awards recognizes exemplary performance made by certified affili...

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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 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 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 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: 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 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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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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