Posted on: July 14, 2017

Finance Department Offers More Online Services!

Girl on iPad

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

You can:

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2017 Building Department News Stories

Posted on: March 3, 2017

Douglasville Police Department 2017 Employees of the Year

2017 PD Employees of the Year

Three Douglasville Police Department employees were recognized as "Employees of the Year" on March 2, 2017.

Detective Dave Watson received Officer of the Year.

Amy Sims received Civilian Employee of the Year.

Lt. Brad Loudermilk was awarded Supervi...

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Watch the video... 2017 City Council News Stories

Posted on: September 5, 2017

The Reviews Are In - The Greens Are Winners!

WP20

Saturday September 16th was the grand re-opening of West Pines Golf Course as they debuted their new Tif Eagle Bermuda greens, a re-modeled clubhouse,

yardage markers at all tee boxes, and the cart paths have been repaired.

Listen to West Pines Golf Pro Chr...

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2017 City News Section Stories
Posted on: September 15, 2017

PARK(ing) Day is September 15th!

Robinson-Segal Park ing

On September 15th the parking space in front of Douglasville City Hall was temporarily transformed into a small pocket park in celebration of PARK(ing) Day!

Visitors enjoyed corn hole, a patio table with umbrella, park benches, and a jenga game.

The event w...

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2017 City News Section Stories

Posted on: September 15, 2017

PARK(ing) Day is September 15th!

Robinson-Segal Park ing

On September 15th the parking space in front of Douglasville City Hall was temporarily transformed into a small pocket park in celebration of PARK(ing) Day!

Visitors enjoyed corn hole, a patio table with umbrella, park benches, and a jenga game.

The event w...

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2017 Community Development Services News Stories
Posted on: November 17, 2016

City Actively Working To Lower Our Energy Costs

Dville green initiative logo

The City of Douglasville is actively pursuing a "Green" initiative to lower our energy footprint. Community and Development Services Director, Jonathan Lynn reports that in the first three quarters of 2016, the City has saved roughly $640 in ele...

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Douglasville Green Initiatives... 2017 Community Development Services News Stories
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...

Read on...

2017 Community Development Services News Stories

Posted on: June 2, 2017

City Council Holds 2 Day Budget Workshop

Budget Workshop 2

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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2017 Finance News Stories
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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2017 Finance News Stories
Posted on: July 14, 2017

Finance Department Offers More Online Services!

Girl on iPad

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

You can:

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2017 Finance News Stories
Posted on: November 16, 2016

It's Time To Renew Your City Of Douglasville Business License!

Business license renewal

It's time to renew your City of Douglasville Business License. If you have not received your renewal notice, please email Lori Martin, or call her at 678-449-3078. View changes City Council made to ARTICLE I. - OCCUPATIONAL TAX AND REGISTRATION in 2016.

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Additional Info... 2017 Finance News Stories

Posted on: September 15, 2017

PARK(ing) Day is September 15th!

Robinson-Segal Park ing

On September 15th the parking space in front of Douglasville City Hall was temporarily transformed into a small pocket park in celebration of PARK(ing) Day!

Visitors enjoyed corn hole, a patio table with umbrella, park benches, and a jenga game.

The event w...

Read on...

2017 Keep Douglasville Beautiful News Stories

Posted on: September 5, 2017

The Reviews Are In - The Greens Are Winners!

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Saturday September 16th was the grand re-opening of West Pines Golf Course as they debuted their new Tif Eagle Bermuda greens, a re-modeled clubhouse,

yardage markers at all tee boxes, and the cart paths have been repaired.

Listen to West Pines Golf Pro Chr...

Read on...

2017 Parks News Stories (all categories)

Posted on: July 14, 2017

Finance Department Offers More Online Services!

Girl on iPad

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

You can:

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Building Department

Posted on: September 8, 2017

City Council Passes Truck Route Resolution

Final Truck Route Map of Douglasville Georgia

The Douglasville City Council adopted resolution RES-2017-50 in August 2017 to update the truck route map for through-routes within the city limits. The map was updated because new territory has been annexed into the City since the last update. Click the ...

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City Council News
Posted on: September 7, 2017

Notice Regarding 2017 Election for City of Douglasville

JOHN Q VOTER

Take notice that no special or general election will be conducted for the City of Douglasville in November 2017.

One and only one individual qualified as a candidate for each City Council seat for which a new term will begin in January 2018, and therefore

t...

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City Council News
Posted on: August 18, 2017

Mayor and Council Vote On 2017 City Millage Rate

2017 tax increase

On August 17th, the Douglasville City Council voted to set the 2017 tax millage rate at 6.911 mills (same as last year) for Maintenance and Operations and at 1.35 (down  .09) mills for general obligation bonds for the Public Safety and Municipal ...

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City Council News
Posted on: August 18, 2017

Some Love For Those Who Make Sure We Get Paid!

National Payroll Week Proclamation

Mayor Rochelle Robinson proclaimed the first full week of September 2017 as National Payroll Week in the City of Douglasville. Representatives from the American Payroll Association were on hand to receive the honor from Mayor Robinson and City Council. Wa...

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City Council News
Posted on: July 21, 2017

City Council Approves Employee Sick Leave Incentive Program

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Because City of Douglasville employees are taking less sick time, they're maintaining higher sick leave balances.

Those higher balances allow the HR department to offer employees an incentive program to receive extra pay for up to 3 days per year of excess...

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City Council News
Posted on: July 21, 2017

City Council Approves Four New Certified Officers For PD

PD cycle

City Council Personnel and Organization Committee chair Richard Segal brought a resolution forward to hire four additional certified law enforcement officers for the Douglasville Police Department. That would bring the number of officers to 101, which is ...

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City Council News
Posted on: June 2, 2017

City Council Holds 2 Day Budget Workshop

Budget Workshop 2

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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City Council News
Posted on: March 15, 2017

City Council Enacts New Donation Bin Regulations

Donation Bins

Douglasville Mayor Rochelle Robinson and City Council took action to enact an ordinance regulating donation bins and their locations within the City limits. The ordinance is designed to help maintain a healthy, safe and vibrant environment for the city an...

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City Council News
Posted on: April 18, 2017

May Is Lupus Awareness Month In Douglasville

Lupus Proclamation

Mayor Rochelle Robinson presented a proclamation to Lupus Matters Corporation here in Douglasville proclaiming that May 2017 is Lupus Awareness Month in the City of Douglasville. A representative was on hand to accept the proclamation.

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City Council News
Posted on: April 18, 2017

Douglas Carroll-Paulding Counties Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated Day

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Mayor Rochelle Robinson presented a proclamation to representatives of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated proclaiming Saturday, April 22, 2017 as Douglas Carroll-Paulding Counties Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated DAY in th...

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City Council News
Posted on: April 14, 2017

Latest Mayor & Council Newsletter is out!

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Mayor Rochelle Robinson and the Douglasville City Council want you to be informed about your local government, so periodically they publish an electronic newsletter. Click here to subscribe.

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City Council News
Posted on: March 3, 2017

Mayor/Council Recognize Officer Joseph Dwyer

Officer Dwyer and Council

Douglasville Mayor Rochelle Robinson and the City Council recognized Officer Joseph Dwyer for his heroism in saving the life of an infant. Officer Dwyer immediately began infant CPR upon arrival at the home he was dispatched to on February 11, 2017. He co...

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Watch the video... City Council News
Posted on: March 3, 2017

Douglasville Police Department 2017 Employees of the Year

2017 PD Employees of the Year

Three Douglasville Police Department employees were recognized as "Employees of the Year" on March 2, 2017.

Detective Dave Watson received Officer of the Year.

Amy Sims received Civilian Employee of the Year.

Lt. Brad Loudermilk was awarded Supervi...

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Watch the video... City Council News
Posted on: February 16, 2017

Council Proclamation Celebrates Healthiest Employer Award

Healthiest Employer Proclamation

Humana, JE Dunn among top winners at Healthiest Employers Awards (SLIDESHOW) - Atlanta Business Chronicle

Douglasville City Council recognized our HR Department for winning the 2017 Atlanta Business Chronicles Healthiest Employer award for 2017.

Watch the C...

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Atlanta Business Chronicle Article... City Council News
Posted on: February 6, 2017

2017 State Of The City Address

2017 State of the City

Mayor Rochelle Robinson delivered her 2nd State of the City address, and focused on four areas she's concentrated on in 2016:

Finance, Public Safety, Organizational Changes, and The Future.

Download the document.

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Watch the video... City Council News

Posted on: August 30, 2017

Douglasville City Council 411 Town Hall Program

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The Douglasville City Council 411 Town Hall Program is bringing Mayor Rochelle Robinson, to Jessie Davis Park and Hunter Park in September for it's popular Town Hall format.

Mayor Robinson will be taking citizen questions at the Alice Hawthorne Center at J...

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City Events
Posted on: August 29, 2017

2017 Georgia Gravity Games

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Mark the date on your calendar; November 4, 2017!

It's the fourth annual Georgia Gravity Games brought to you by Google, Georgia Tech, and the City of Douglasville.

The Georgia Gravity Games is a gravity-only car race competition sponsored by Google, Georgi...

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Georgia Gravity Games.com City Events
Posted on: August 22, 2017

Hunters Harvest Fall Festival Arts & Crafts Show

Hunters Harvest Web 2017

This event will feature entertainment for all the family to enjoy. Carnival wristbands are just $3!

Arts & Crafts vendors reserve your vendor booth for $25 by October 25, 2017. For event and vendor information contact Kendrick Davis at 678-449-3166 or ...

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City Events
Posted on: August 22, 2017

Douglasville PD Fall Festival & Safety Expo

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Join the Douglasville Police Department at the Douglasville Public Safety Complex 2083 Fairburn Rd. Douglasville, GA on Saturday October 14th from 10am to 4pm for the 3rd Annual Fall Festival & Safety Expo. 

Admission is free, but please bring...

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City Events
Posted on: August 17, 2017

"Miracle on Main Street" is December 1st!

Miracle on Main Logo

Join us for one of the most beloved traditions in Douglasville; the annual Christmas Parade and Tree Lighting Ceremony, December 1st at 6:30 pm on Church Street in our historic downtown. 

This year's parade is sponsored by Main Street Douglasville...

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City Events
Posted on: March 14, 2017

2017 Main Street Douglasville Events

2017 Event Card_website

Main Street Douglasville has events planned throughout the year for your enjoyment.

Check out their Facebook page for all the details.

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Main Street Douglasville Facebook Page... City Events
Posted on: February 8, 2017

City Connector Show

City Connector Logo

City Connector is CITI TV's flagship show that is everything Douglasville!

The show is filmed live in front of the Arbor Place Mall Food Court audience, and features a mixture of local guests, events, and musical talent.

The show is from 11:30 AM t...

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Watch the latest City Connector... City Events
Posted on: December 5, 2016

Douglasville Calendar

Douglasville Calendar

The Douglasville calendar is sponsored by the CVB (Convention and Visitors Bureau) of Douglasville. Submit your event to info@visitdouglasville.com.

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Link to CVB calendar... City Events

City News

39 Stories
Posted on: September 5, 2017

The Reviews Are In - The Greens Are Winners!

WP20

Saturday September 16th was the grand re-opening of West Pines Golf Course as they debuted their new Tif Eagle Bermuda greens, a re-modeled clubhouse,

yardage markers at all tee boxes, and the cart paths have been repaired.

Listen to West Pines Golf Pro Chr...

Read on...

City News
Posted on: September 15, 2017

PARK(ing) Day is September 15th!

Robinson-Segal Park ing

On September 15th the parking space in front of Douglasville City Hall was temporarily transformed into a small pocket park in celebration of PARK(ing) Day!

Visitors enjoyed corn hole, a patio table with umbrella, park benches, and a jenga game.

The event w...

Read on...

City News
Posted on: September 5, 2017

New Picnic Pavilion Dedicated At Hunter Park

HP Picnic Pavillion

The beautiful new picnic pavilion was dedicated at Hunter Park on Thursday August 31st. The pavilion is a joint effort of the City and the Douglasville Masonic Lodge #289. The structure replaces one that was damaged by the flood of 2009, and the Douglasvi...

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City News
Posted on: August 25, 2017

Douglasville Employees Celebrate Wellness Week

April and Tonya

The Douglasville Human Resources Department sponsored their 2nd annual "Wellness Week" August 21st through 25th as part of their very successful Be Fit With D-Fit Wellness Program.

Employees were treated to a healthy lunch of turkey tacos, sun dr...

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City News
Posted on: August 17, 2017

Douglasville PD 2017 Second Quarter Stats

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Chief Gary Sparks believes "we are one" with our community, and wants to share the 2nd quarter stats for the Douglasville PD.

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City News
Posted on: August 14, 2017

Douglasville Employees Receive August "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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City News
Posted on: August 1, 2017

WSA Project on Dawn Avenue Starts 8/7/17

Dawn Ave

Georgia Development Partners, contractor for WSA will start a sewer and water project on Dawn Avenue on August 7th. The project is scheduled for completion by 11/5/17, and access for local homeowners will be maintained.

Please email Mike Bryant with questi...

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City News
Posted on: July 31, 2017

Youth Against Violence 10th Anniversary!

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Congratulations to Chief Gary Sparks and all the people who help with the Douglasville PD Youth Against Violence program!

They celebrated a decade of spending 40 Saturday's a year trying to help keep youth in Douglasville out of trouble with the law.

Check ...

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City News
Posted on: June 5, 2017

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

KDB Waste Industries planting 2

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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City News
Posted on: July 14, 2017

Finance Department Offers More Online Services!

Girl on iPad

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

You can:

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City News
Posted on: April 26, 2017

Ward 2 Town Hall Meeting

Adams at Town Hall

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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City News
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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City News
Posted on: June 29, 2017

Congratulations to Ward 5 Councilman Richard Segal!

GMA - Segal Flag 2

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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City News
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...

Read on...

City News
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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City News
Posted on: June 2, 2017

City Council Holds 2 Day Budget Workshop

Budget Workshop 2

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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City News
Posted on: May 25, 2017

Casino Royale In "Las Douglasville"

Craps Table

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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City News
Posted on: May 22, 2017

Douglasville HR Innovates With "Explore Ship" Program

Explore ship web

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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City News
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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City News
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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Main Street Douglasville Facebook Page... City News
Posted on: May 10, 2017

Downtown Preservation & Tourism Luncheon

HPC Winners 2

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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City News
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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Watch the video... City News
Posted on: April 26, 2017

Ward 5 Town Hall Meeting

Segal Town Hal 2

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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City News
Posted on: April 27, 2017

Why not celebrate two events at one time?

Admin professionals and walk day 2

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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City News
Posted on: February 6, 2017

Mayors' Monarch Pledge Butterfly Garden is Underway!

Butterfly garden 2

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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Read Press Release... City News
Posted on: April 21, 2017

"Wear Purple Day" For March Of Dimes

March of Dimes Wear Purple

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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City News
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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City News
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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City News
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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City News
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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City News
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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City News
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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Google Maps... City News
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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Download statement... City News
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 restaur...

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Watch the video... City News
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" ...

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Download Year End Report... City News
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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Watch the video... City News
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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Download dates... City News
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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Sign up for an invocation... City News

Posted on: September 15, 2017

PARK(ing) Day is September 15th!

Robinson-Segal Park ing

On September 15th the parking space in front of Douglasville City Hall was temporarily transformed into a small pocket park in celebration of PARK(ing) Day!

Visitors enjoyed corn hole, a patio table with umbrella, park benches, and a jenga game.

The event w...

Read on...

Community Development Services
Posted on: May 31, 2017

Douglasville Downtown Master Plan & 10 Year Strategic Plan

DOUGLASVILLE_MPLAN_810x450

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...

Read on...

Community Development Services

Finance

3 Stories
Posted on: July 14, 2017

Finance Department Offers More Online Services!

Girl on iPad

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

You can:

Read on...

Finance
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 ...

Read on...

Finance
Posted on: June 2, 2017

City Council Holds 2 Day Budget Workshop

Budget Workshop 2

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...

Read on...

Finance

Posted on: August 25, 2017

Douglasville Employees Celebrate Wellness Week

April and Tonya

The Douglasville Human Resources Department sponsored their 2nd annual "Wellness Week" August 21st through 25th as part of their very successful Be Fit With D-Fit Wellness Program.

Employees were treated to a healthy lunch of turkey tacos, sun dr...

Read on...

Human Resources
Posted on: August 14, 2017

Douglasville Employees Receive August "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 month’s &quo...

Read on...

Human Resources
Posted on: February 16, 2017

Council Proclamation Celebrates Healthiest Employer Award

Healthiest Employer Proclamation

Humana, JE Dunn among top winners at Healthiest Employers Awards (SLIDESHOW) - Atlanta Business Chronicle

Douglasville City Council recognized our HR Department for winning the 2017 Atlanta Business Chronicles Healthiest Employer award for 2017.

Watch the C...

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Atlanta Business Chronicle Article... Human Resources

Posted on: September 15, 2017

PARK(ing) Day is September 15th!

Robinson-Segal Park ing

On September 15th the parking space in front of Douglasville City Hall was temporarily transformed into a small pocket park in celebration of PARK(ing) Day!

Visitors enjoyed corn hole, a patio table with umbrella, park benches, and a jenga game.

The event w...

Read on...

Keep Douglasville Beautiful
Posted on: June 5, 2017

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

KDB Waste Industries planting 2

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...

Read on...

Keep Douglasville Beautiful
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...

Read on...

Keep Douglasville Beautiful
Posted on: February 6, 2017

Mayors' Monarch Pledge Butterfly Garden is Underway!

Butterfly garden 2

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...

Read on...

Read Press Release... Keep Douglasville Beautiful
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 b...

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KDB Facebook... Keep Douglasville Beautiful
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: August 19, 2016

Adult Line Dance

Line dance

Line Dancing is a great form of low impact exercise. This class uses all types of music and rhythms, along with fun dances. Come join the fun!!!!

Wednesdays 7pm-8:30pm | $32 per month

June Shuman jsh4155935@aol.com or 770-920-1543.

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Park Programs for Adults
Posted on: August 25, 2016

R & B Soul Line Dancing

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Come out and enjoy an evening of R & B soul line dancing. You will have the time of your life while moving your body to the beat. Mondays 5:45-7pm Cost: $5 per class Tenea London 678-334-0028 iluv2dance.tenea@aol.com

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Additional Info... Park Programs for Adults
Posted on: August 25, 2016

Weight Watchers

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This program is not a diet. It’s about living. Your best self isn’t just about a magical number on the scale. It’s about seeing food as  fuel for a healthy life, finding ways to move more each day, and developing the...

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Weight Watchers - Douglasville... Park Programs for Adults

Posted on: November 21, 2016

Howard Educational Consulting Group Tutor

Tutoring

Private Virtual School Fully Accredited: Grades 6-12; Career Pathways; College Planning Service; Virtual Tutoring

Consulting Servicing Professional Development; Educational Project Development; Homeschooling Consulting

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Facebook page... Park Programs for Kids
Posted on: November 21, 2016

Play/Acting

Acting

Join the class to learn from a well-respected instructor who excels in bringing  out the best you have to give  to the arts .

Right now, LMC is offering open classes! Meaning, no audition necessary. Students are enrolled on a first come, ...

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LMC Productions website... Park Programs for Kids
Posted on: November 21, 2016

STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math)

STEM program

Junior Mechanical Engineering “Toys” (5:30pm-6:30pm) (ages 4-6):

The Junior Mechanical Engineering Toys class introduce our youngest engineers to fundamentals concepts of energy, materials, and movement. Students explore and construct six different toys th...

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Register to attend... Park Programs for Kids
Posted on: November 21, 2016

STEP (Special Talents Entirety Program)

Dance

This is an all inclusive co-ed dance program designed for special needs youth with

intellectual / physical disabilities and / or delays.

Ages 7-11

Classes are held Saturdays 10:00am-11:00am.

Egypt Dudley: (678) 521-4012   ofheartfitness@gmail.com

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More info... Park Programs for Kids

Posted on: August 22, 2016

Bible Study

Bible Study

Thursday evening Bible Study under the direction of Judge Barbara Caldwell, meets each week at Jessie Davis Park in the Alice Hawthorne Center from 7 to 9pm. Call 770-920-3009 for information.

Park Programs for Leisure

Posted on: September 5, 2017

The Reviews Are In - The Greens Are Winners!

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Saturday September 16th was the grand re-opening of West Pines Golf Course as they debuted their new Tif Eagle Bermuda greens, a re-modeled clubhouse,

yardage markers at all tee boxes, and the cart paths have been repaired.

Listen to West Pines Golf Pro Chr...

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: September 5, 2017

New Picnic Pavilion Dedicated At Hunter Park

HP Picnic Pavillion

The beautiful new picnic pavilion was dedicated at Hunter Park on Thursday August 31st. The pavilion is a joint effort of the City and the Douglasville Masonic Lodge #289. The structure replaces one that was damaged by the flood of 2009, and the Douglasvi...

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: August 31, 2017

Breakfast With Santa Is Back This Year!

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Have breakfast with Santa in the Ballroom of the Ike Owings Community Center at Hunter Park.

In addition to visiting with Santa, there will also be hot cocoa stations and cookie decorating.

Tickets are $5 per person, and go on sale October 2nd.

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: August 22, 2017

Hunters Harvest Fall Festival Arts & Crafts Show

Hunters Harvest Web 2017

This event will feature entertainment for all the family to enjoy. Carnival wristbands are just $3!

Arts & Crafts vendors reserve your vendor booth for $25 by October 25, 2017. For event and vendor information contact Kendrick Davis at 678-449-3166 or ...

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: May 12, 2016

Hunter Park Youth Baseball

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Registration is going on through August 6th at Hunter Park Ike Owings Community Center, Monday through Saturday from 8am to 8pm, and Sundays from Noon until 6pm.

Hunter Park is located at 8830 Gurley Road in Douglasville.

The Fall Youth Baseball season star...

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Youth Baseball FAQs... Parks and Recreation
Posted on: July 11, 2016

Douglasville League of Stars kicks off Fall 2017 Season

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Registration at Hunter Park Ike Owings Community Center, Monday through Saturday from 8am to 8pm, and Sundays from Noon until 6pm.

Hunter Park is located at 8830 Gurley Road in Douglasville.

The Fall League of Stars Baseball season starts on September 9th, ...

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Parks and Recreation
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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Google Maps... Parks and Recreation
Posted on: November 15, 2016

2017 American Red Cross Blood Drives At Ike Owings Community Center

2017 Red Cross Blood Drives

The American Red Cross will hold monthly blood drives in 2017 at the Ike Owings Community Center in Hunter Park.

The dates for the drives in 2017 are:

Thursday, January 19th

Thursday, February 23rd

Thursday, March 23rd

Thursday, April 27th

Thursday, May 25th

Thu...

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Make your donation appointment today... Parks and Recreation
Posted on: May 12, 2016

Brick Campaign

Brick Campaign

Robert G. Hunter Memorial park proudly displays a F105 Thunderchief replica. The walkway surrounding the memorial is paved with bricks laid in honor of local military loved ones.

Parks and Recreation
Posted on: May 12, 2016

Disc Golf

Disc Golf

Hunter Park installed this disc golf course for the rising leisure sport fan. It has gained a large fan base of disc golfers from around the state.

Parks and Recreation

Posted on: August 22, 2017

Douglasville PD Fall Festival & Safety Expo

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Join the Douglasville Police Department at the Douglasville Public Safety Complex 2083 Fairburn Rd. Douglasville, GA on Saturday October 14th from 10am to 4pm for the 3rd Annual Fall Festival & Safety Expo. 

Admission is free, but please bring...

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Police Department
Posted on: August 17, 2017

Douglasville PD 2017 Second Quarter Stats

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Chief Gary Sparks believes "we are one" with our community, and wants to share the 2nd quarter stats for the Douglasville PD.

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Police Department
Posted on: July 31, 2017

Youth Against Violence 10th Anniversary!

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Congratulations to Chief Gary Sparks and all the people who help with the Douglasville PD Youth Against Violence program!

They celebrated a decade of spending 40 Saturday's a year trying to help keep youth in Douglasville out of trouble with the law.

Check ...

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Police Department
Posted on: July 21, 2017

City Council Approves Four New Certified Officers For PD

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City Council Personnel and Organization Committee chair Richard Segal brought a resolution forward to hire four additional certified law enforcement officers for the Douglasville Police Department. That would bring the number of officers to 101, which is ...

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Police Department
Posted on: July 12, 2017

Douglasville Police Department 2016 End of the Year Report

2016 PD EOY Report Cover

The Douglasville Police Department believes in Community Policing, and one of the ways they endeavor to be totally transparent in their operations is the annual End of the Year Report

Captain Brad Stafford talks about the End of the Year Report ...

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Police Department
Posted on: March 3, 2017

Mayor/Council Recognize Officer Joseph Dwyer

Officer Dwyer and Council

Douglasville Mayor Rochelle Robinson and the City Council recognized Officer Joseph Dwyer for his heroism in saving the life of an infant. Officer Dwyer immediately began infant CPR upon arrival at the home he was dispatched to on February 11, 2017. He co...

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Watch the video... Police Department
Posted on: March 3, 2017

Douglasville Police Department 2017 Employees of the Year

2017 PD Employees of the Year

Three Douglasville Police Department employees were recognized as "Employees of the Year" on March 2, 2017.

Detective Dave Watson received Officer of the Year.

Amy Sims received Civilian Employee of the Year.

Lt. Brad Loudermilk was awarded Supervi...

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Watch the video... Police Department
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: March 10, 2017

Storm Damage Cleanup

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Douglasville Maintenance and Sanitation crews were out cleaning up debris from last night's strong thunderstorms way before sun up this morning. Thanks M&S for all you do for our citizens!


WSB Storm damage photo gallery... Sanitation
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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Download dates... Sanitation