Posts Tagged ‘Douglas County’

Panera Bread nears opening in Douglasville

Panera Bread

Panera nears completion on September 20 The wait is almost over, as Panera Bread plans to open in late October!   The store will be located at 2868 Chapel Hill Road in Douglasville. The new restaurant replaces Joe’s Crab Shack, in the Target Shopping Center. The building has been completely renovated. The Douglasville location will…

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Douglas County bracing for Irma

Hurricane Irma

Douglas County is bracing for Irma and should start feelings its effects tonight according to the 8:30 PM update supplied by the Douglas County Communications and Community Relations Department. Here is the update: HURRICANE IRMA UPDATE #5 – 8:30 p.m., Sunday, September 10th Douglas County Communications & Community Relations and Douglas County Emergency Management Here…

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Hurricane Irma Sunday Noon Update

Irma 6AM Sunday

HURRICANE IRMA UPDATE #4 – 12 noon, Sunday, September 10th Douglas County Communications & Community Relations and Douglas County Emergency Management Here is the latest information about Hurricane Irma we received from the National Weather Service at its 12 noon briefing for emergency management teams across the State. The size of Irma’s hurricane wind field…

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Hurricane Irma Douglas County Update – 8:30 PM Saturday

Hurricane Irma

HURRICANE IRMA UPDATE #3 – 8:30 p.m., Saturday, September 9th Hurricane Irma update from Douglas County Communications & Community Relations and Douglas County Emergency Management   Here is the latest information about Hurricane Irma we received from the National Weather Service at its 8:30 p.m. briefing for emergency management teams across the State.   The…

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Hurricane Irma Update for Douglas County

Hurricane Irma Satellite

HURRICANE IRMA UPDATE #2 – 12 noon, Saturday, September 9th  FROM: Douglas County Communications & Community Relations and Douglas County Emergency Management Note: The most recent update is here Here is the latest information about Hurricane Irma we received from the National Weather Service at its 12 noon briefing for emergency management teams across the…

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Citizens Invited to Remember 9/11 at the Liberty Tree

Liberty Tree

Dr. Romona Jackson Jones and the Douglas County Board of Commissioners invites citizens to attend a 9 a.m. program in Citizen’s Hall of the Douglas County Courthouse to observe the National day of service and remembrance as appreciation is shown for first responders, veterans and active military personnel. The program has free admission and is…

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Operation Christmas Douglas County 2017

Operation Christmas

Although it’s just August with temperatures still in the 90s and thoughts of December far away, the Operation Christmas Douglas County Elf Squad began planning this year’s event in February.  “A group of church leaders came together and had several meetings during the first part of this year,” Operation Christmas founder Judge Beau McClain explained.…

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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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1896 Douglas County Courthouse Blueprints on display today

Douglas County Courthouse

1896 COURTHOUSE BLUEPRINTS RESTORED AND SET FOR DISPLAY AUGUST 17TH The third Douglas County Courthouse was built in 1896, and was the first Courthouse of substantial construction – bricks and mortar; the first two courthouses were poorly built.  All three were constructed on Courthouse Square in downtown Douglasville, the site of the current 1958 Courthouse/Old…

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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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