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Douglas County Commissioners Roll Back Property Millage Rate

With an unanimous vote, the Douglas County Board of Commissioners rolled back the property tax millage rate to accommodate for the increase in property values for 2017. The action took place during the Board’s regular voting session on Tuesday, August 15th. The value of land in Douglas County has risen over the past year as…

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Chuck Palmer joins News and Views

Chuck Palmer

Welcome, Chuck Palmer! We’re excited to welcome a new member to our team at News and Views. Chuck Palmer will be writing articles and helping develop content that appeals to our readers. Chuck is not a stranger to many in Douglas and Carroll counties. He taught for twenty years at Douglas County High School up…

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Breaking the Cycle of Recidivism – WGTC & Carroll County Partner

Breaking the Cycle of Recidivism

A Carroll County Prison inmate welds as part of a Welding & Joining Technology program taught at the prison by West Georgia Technical College.   Breaking the Cycle of Recidivism – Ten inmates at the Carroll County Prison are learning a skill while incarcerated they hope will lead to a career once they’re released. West Georgia…

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July is Parks and Recreation Month in Douglas County

Parks and Recreation Month

Since 1985, the US has celebrated July as the Nation’s official Park and Recreation Month. Created by the National Recreation and Park Association, this month specifically highlights the vital role local parks and recreation agencies, such as the Douglas County Parks and Recreation Department, play in conservation, health and wellness, and social equity efforts in…

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Community Holistic Advanced Practice Nurses, LLC Opens

Community Holistic Advanced Practice Nurses, LLC Opens

Community Holistic Advanced Practice Nurses, LLC hosts Grand Opening Community Holistic Advanced Practice Nurses (CHAPN), LLC CEO Nancy McCall-Gaston, staff, and Chamber representatives celebrated the grand opening of their new facility with a DC Chamber Ribbon Cutting on June 21st. CHAPN is located at 1707 North Blairs Bridge Road in Austell. Community Holistic Advanced Practice…

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The New Douglas County Animal Shelter is Coming!

The New Douglas County Animal Shelter is Coming!

The New Douglas County Animal Shelter is Coming! Their Grand Opening will be Saturday, May 20th from 1-5pm. You can come meet all the animals and tour the new building! The new building more than doubles their current space and allows all the animals to stay indoors- no more outdoor kennels! The new structure and…

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