Posts Tagged ‘Douglas County’

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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Summer Burn Ban in Effect Now

Burn Ban

Residents should think twice before burning outdoors now and through the month of September. The Georgia Forestry Commission has issued a burn ban for Douglas County and northern Georgia. In 54 Georgia counties, including Douglas, outdoor burning is prohibited by the Georgia Environmental Protection Division (EPD) between May 1st – September 30th. The ozone in…

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Sales Tax Increase for Douglas County

Douglas County Sales Tax Increases to 7% on April 1 The sales tax in Douglas County will increase to 7 percent on April 1st.  The Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (SPLOST) approved by the voters will go into effect on that day.  The SPLOST referendum was held November 8, 2016. The SPLOST will last for 6…

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County Services Fair

Tomorrow, the Douglas County Board of Commissioners is hosting a service fair where you can visit tables and exhibits, learn more about your county government, and meet the county staff. The event will take place Thursday, March 3 from 9am until 12pm, at the Douglas County Courthouse Atrium located on 8700 Hospital Drive. Commission Chairman…

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The Mad Hatter Invites you to his Tea Party, March 19

Douglasville, Georgia –The Mad Hatter’s Tea Party, an annual favorite wince CAC’s earliest days, returns to the Cultural Arts Council of Douglasville/Douglas County on Saturday, March 19th  from 11am-3 pm. The Mad Hatter’s Tea Party is a fun and creative opportunity for children from three to ten years old to have an inter-active activity, based…

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County-Wide Spelling Bee Winner

Congratulations to Madiena Asisullah, of Factory Shoals Middle School, for winning the County-wide Spelling Bee at the Douglas County Courthouse yesterday, January 28! Ameer Clark from Chestnut Log Middle School and Anh Ho from Turner Middle School came in 2nd and 3rd place, respectively. Front Row: School Superintendent Dr. Gordon Pritz, Anh Ho, Madiena Asisullah,…

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Cultural Arts Council Announces New Members of its Board of Directors

Douglasville, Georgia – The Cultural Arts Council of Douglasville/Douglas County has just been joined by five new members on the Board of Directors. At the January Board meeting five nominees were elected to serve three-year terms as Board members focusing on governance, planning and financial stability for the 30yr old Cultural Arts Council. Steve Jones,…

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Dorsett Shoals Elementary 3rd Annual March Madness Fun Run

Dorsett Shoals Elementary School will be holding its 3rd Annual March Madness Fun Run on Saturday, February 20th at Clinton Nature Preserve. There were over 200 participants in last year’s race and the school is expecting a great turn out again this year. The race is coordinated by the Dorsett Shoals Road Runners program with…

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Exceptional Character Student Scholarship

The Community Character Coalition of Douglas County is now accepting scholarship applications.  CCC will be awarding up to six (6) scholarships, one to each high school and one to a home school/private school student. All recipients must be graduating seniors and residents of Douglas County.  Applications may be downloaded at www.douglascountycharacter.com.   The qualifications include:  …

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Dobbs Heating & Air, Inc. Opens in Douglasville

Douglasville, GA (December 8, 2015) – Dobbs Heating & Air, Inc. owners Keith and Teresa Dobbs, staff, and Chamber members celebrated their opening in Douglasville by holding a DC Chamber Ribbon Cutting on November 20th. Dobbs is located 4720 Industrial Access Road in Douglasville. Dobbs Heating & Air, Inc. is a family operated HVAC company.…

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