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PROPOSED PROPERTY TAX INCREASE

The Douglas County Board of Commissioners today announces its intention of a proposed property tax increase. The following...

GEORGIA EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY & HOMELAND SECURITY RELEASES SITUATION REPORT #140 ON THE CORONAVIRUS

GEORGIA EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY & HOMELAND SECURITY RELEASES SITUATION REPORT #140 ON THE CORONAVIRUS

DCTV23 SPECIAL INTERVIEW WITH COBB AND DOUGLAS PUBLIC HEALTH DIRECTOR DR. JANET MEMARK

Communications and Community Relations Director Rick Martin held another special one-on-one interview with Dr. Janet Memark...

DCTV23 WEEKLY UPDATE ON COVID-19

Watch the eighteenth Dctv23 Weekly Update on COVID-19 with Communications and Community Relations Director Rick Martin and...

GEORGIA EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY & HOMELAND SECURITY RELEASES SITUATION REPORT #139 ON THE CORONAVIRUS

GEORGIA EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY & HOMELAND SECURITY RELEASES SITUATION REPORT #139 ON THE CORONAVIRUS

NEW Pop-Up COVID-19 Testing Locations Added!

Cobb & Douglas Public Health and CORE (Community Organized Relief Effort) have teamed up to offer free pop-up COVID-19 testing....

Gov. Kemp Extends Public Health Emergency Order Through September 10, 2020

Executive Order 07.31.20.01 extends the Public Health State of Emergency through 11:59 PM on September 10, 2020. The Public...

GEORGIA EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY & HOMELAND SECURITY RELEASES SITUATION REPORT #135 ON THE CORONAVIRUS

GEORGIA EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY & HOMELAND SECURITY RELEASES SITUATION REPORT #135 ON THE CORONAVIRUS

GEORGIA EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY & HOMELAND SECURITY RELEASES SITUATION REPORT #133 ON THE CORONAVIRUS

GEORGIA EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY & HOMELAND SECURITY RELEASES SITUATION REPORT #133 ON THE CORONAVIRUS

DOUGLAS COUNTY COMMISSIONER TARENIA CARTHAN RECEIVES NACO APPOINTMENT TO TWO COMMITTEES

Douglasville, GA - Douglas County District 3 Commissioner Tarenia Carthan has been named among a select list of Georgia...

DOUGLAS COUNTY STATE COURT DUI/DRUG COURT TREATMENT PROGRAM RECEIVES GRANT FROM CRIMINAL JUSTICE COORDINATING COUNCIL

Douglasville, GA - Douglas County Chairman Dr. Romona Jackson Jones recently signed the documentation to accept a grant...

DCTV23 WEEKLY UPDATE ON COVID-19

Watch the seventeenth Dctv23 Weekly Update on COVID-19 with Communications and Community Relations Director Rick Martin...

GEORGIA EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY & HOMELAND SECURITY RELEASES SITUATION REPORT #132 ON THE CORONAVIRUS

GEORGIA EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY & HOMELAND SECURITY RELEASES SITUATION REPORT #132 ON THE CORONAVIRUS

DOUGLAS COUNTY COMMISSIONERS MITCHELL, ROBINSON, CARTHAN PRESENT SIGNIFICANT BACK-TO-SCHOOL EVENT

Douglasville, GA - Douglas County District 1 Commissioner Henry Mitchell III, Vice Chair and District 2 Commissioner Kelly...

POST ROAD BRIDGE AT I-20 CLOSURE, DETOUR NEXT WEEKEND FOR BRIDGE REHABILITATION

ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) contractors will close the Post Road Bridge over I-20 in Douglas...

GEORGIA EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY & HOMELAND SECURITY RELEASES SITUATION REPORT #130 ON THE CORONAVIRUS

GEORGIA EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY & HOMELAND SECURITY RELEASES SITUATION REPORT #130 ON THE CORONAVIRUS

GEORGIA EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY & HOMELAND SECURITY RELEASES SITUATION REPORT #129 ON THE CORONAVIRUS

GEORGIA EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY & HOMELAND SECURITY RELEASES SITUATION REPORT #129 ON THE CORONAVIRUS

GEORGIA EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY & HOMELAND SECURITY RELEASES SITUATION REPORT #126 ON THE CORONAVIRUS

GEORGIA EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY & HOMELAND SECURITY RELEASES SITUATION REPORT #126 ON THE CORONAVIRUS

DCTV23 SPECIAL INTERVIEW WITH CAC EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR EMILY LIGHTNER

In the midst of COVID-19, Communications and Community Relations Director Rick Martin received an update on the latest news...

DCTV23 WEEKLY UPDATE ON COVID-19

Watch the sixteenth Dctv23 Weekly Update on COVID-19 with Communications and Community Relations Director Rick Martin and...

DCTV23 SPECIAL INTERVIEW WITH COBB AND DOUGLAS PUBLIC HEALTH DIRECTOR DR. JANET MEMARK

Communications and Community Relations Director Rick Martin held another special one on one interview with Dr. Janet Memark...

GEORGIA EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY & HOMELAND SECURITY RELEASES SITUATION REPORT #125 ON THE CORONAVIRUS

GEORGIA EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY & HOMELAND SECURITY RELEASES SITUATION REPORT #125 ON THE CORONAVIRUS

GEORGIA EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY & HOMELAND SECURITY RELEASES SITUATION REPORT #124 ON THE CORONAVIRUS

GEORGIA EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY & HOMELAND SECURITY RELEASES SITUATION REPORT #124 ON THE CORONAVIRUS

ROAD WORK RESURFACING

Expect Delays-AVOID AREA IF POSSIBLE Douglas County paving contractor is milling and patching John West Rd. from July...

DOUGLAS COUNTY COMMISSION CHAIRMAN JONES RELEASES STATEMENT ON THE PASSING OF TWO CIVIL RIGHTS ICONS

Douglasville, GA - Douglas County Commission Chair, Dr. Romona Jackson Jones releases the following statement today on the...

GEORGIA EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY & HOMELAND SECURITY RELEASES SITUATION REPORT #123 ON THE CORONAVIRUS

GEORGIA EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY & HOMELAND SECURITY RELEASES SITUATION REPORT #123 ON THE CORONAVIRUS

LOCAL LEADERS MEET TO CREATE WEARING A MASK PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT

Douglasville, GA - Douglas County Board of Commission Chairman Dr. Romona Jackson Jones has launched an educational campaign...

GOVERNOR KEMP SIGNS EXECUTIVE ORDER EXTENDING GEORGIA'S STATE OF EMERGENCY

Effective July 16, 2020, Governor Kemp has extending Georgia's State of Emergency through at least July 31, 2020. Governor...

DCTV23 WEEKLY UPDATE ON COVID-19

Watch the fifteenth Dctv23 Weekly Update on COVID-19 with Communications and Community Relations Director Rick Martin and...

DCTV23 INTERVIEW WITH COBB AND DOUGLAS PUBLIC HEALTH DIRECTOR DR. JANET MEMARK

Communications and Community Relations Director Rick Martin held another special one on one interview with Dr. Janet Memark...

GEORGIA EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY & HOMELAND SECURITY RELEASES SITUATION REPORT #118 ON THE CORONAVIRUS

GEORGIA EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY & HOMELAND SECURITY RELEASES SITUATION REPORT #118 ON THE CORONAVIRUS

VIRTUAL BOARD MEETINGS - PUBLIC INVITED TO COMMENT

The BOC has decided to continue virtual meetings for the next month. We have worked out a way to allow for public comment....

BOUNDARY WATERS PARK WILL BE PARTIALLY CLOSED THROUGH FRIDAY, JULY 17 FOR CONSTRUCTION EXCEPT FOR TRAILS AND DISC GOLF COURSE

Douglasville, Georgia- The Douglas County Parks & Recreation Department has announced Boundary Waters Park will be partially...

GEORGIA EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY & HOMELAND SECURITY RELEASES SITUATION REPORT #116 ON THE CORONAVIRUS

GEORGIA EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY & HOMELAND SECURITY RELEASES SITUATION REPORT #116 ON THE CORONAVIRUS

DOUGLAS COUNTY COMMISSION CHAIR APPOINTED ARC AGING AND HEALTH RESOURCES COMMITTEE CHAIR

Douglasville, GA - Douglas County Chairman Dr. Romona Jackson Jones has been appointed as the Atlanta Regional Commission...

GEORGIA EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY & HOMELAND SECURITY RELEASES SITUATION REPORT #114 ON THE CORONAVIRUS

GEORGIA EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY & HOMELAND SECURITY RELEASES SITUATION REPORT #114 ON THE CORONAVIRUS

BOUNDARY WATERS PARK TO CLOSE NEXT MONDAY AND TUESDAY FOR CONSTRUCTION

Douglasville, GA - Boundary Waters Park will be closed on Monday, July 13th and Tuesday, July 14th due to construction for...

GEORGIA EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY & HOMELAND SECURITY RELEASES SITUATION REPORT #113 ON THE CORONAVIRUS

GEORGIA EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY & HOMELAND SECURITY RELEASES SITUATION REPORT #113 ON THE CORONAVIRUS

CONNECT DOUGLAS CELEBRATES FIRST ANNIVERSARY

Douglasville, GA - Connect Douglas recently observed the first anniversary of its fixed route bus service. Despite...

GEORGIA EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY & HOMELAND SECURITY RELEASES SITUATION REPORT #112 ON THE CORONAVIRUS

GEORGIA EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY & HOMELAND SECURITY RELEASES SITUATION REPORT #112 ON THE CORONAVIRUS

DCTV23 WEEKLY UPDATE ON COVID-19

Watch the fourteenth Dctv23 Weekly Update on COVID-19 with Communications and Community Relations Director Rick Martin and...

CHAIRMAN JONES AND THE BOC ROLL OUT PLAN TO MAKE AVAILABLE 20,000 MASKS TO DOUGLAS COUNTY CITIZENS

Douglasville, GA - Douglas County Board of Commissioner Chair, Dr. Romona Jackson Jones and the Board of Commissioners...

GEORGIA EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY & HOMELAND SECURITY RELEASES SITUATION REPORT #111 ON THE CORONAVIRUS

GEORGIA EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY & HOMELAND SECURITY RELEASES SITUATION REPORT #111 ON THE CORONAVIRUS

COVID-19 DOUGLAS PUBLIC HEALTH PRESENTATION

The PDF document linked below contains the "COVID-19 Douglas Public Health Presentation" slideshow as shown to the Douglas...

DCTV23 WEEKLY UPDATE ON COVID-19

Watch the thirteenth Dctv23 Weekly Update on COVID-19 with Communications and Community Relations Assistant Director and...

PUBLIC HEALTH ALERT!

Cobb & Douglas Public Health is issuing a public health alert due to a substantial rise in daily confirmed positive COVID-19...

DOUGLAS COUNTY ANNUAL ASSESSMENT NOTICES TO BE MAILED IN JULY

Douglasville, GA - The Douglas County Board of Assessors will mail Annual Assessment Notices on Wednesday, July 1, 2020....

DCTV23 WEEKLY UPDATE ON COVID-19

Watch the twelfth Dctv23 Weekly Update on COVID-19 with Communications and Community Relations Director Rick Martin and...

DCTV23 INTERVIEW WITH RECREATION SUPERINTENDENT CHAD GRIFFIN

Communications and Community Relations Director Rick Martin interviews Recreation Superintendent Chad Griffin about the...

A MESSAGE ON FACE COVERINGS FROM CHAIRMAN JONES

The Douglas County Commission Chair Dr. Romona Jackson-Jones wishes to remind the citizens of the importance of wearing...

DOUGLAS COUNTY JUNE 9 PRIMARY ELECTION RESULTS RULED COMPLETE

Douglasville, GA - The Douglas County Board of Elections and Registration Department met on Friday, June 19, 2020 to examine...

CANCELLATION OF COURT HEARINGS JUNE 19-26, 2020

Please note the cancellation of State Court Hearings from June 19-26, 2020 and revised schedules for Chief State Court Judge...

DOUGLAS COUNTY TRAVEL & TOURISM UNVEILS SPECIAL VIDEO HONORING JUNETEENTH CELEBRATION

Douglasville, GA - Douglas County Travel and Tourism has released a new Douglas County African American history video to...

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING 1.The Douglas County Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing for the purposes of amending...

DCTV23 WEEKLY UPDATE ON COVID-19

Watch the eleventh Dctv23 Weekly Update on COVID-19 with Communications and Community Relations Director Rick Martin and...

DOUGLAS COUNTY FACILITIES REOPEN PLANS

Douglasville, GA - Today, Douglas County Commission Chair, Dr. Romona Jackson Jones and the Board of Commissioners, have...

DOUGLAS COUNTY TRANSPORTATION CENTER REOPENING!

The Douglas County Transportation Center will reopen on June 22 in compliance with county and public health agencies. Hours...

BOARD OF ASSESSORS MEETING

The Board of Assessors will hold a meeting on Monday, June 22, 2020 @ 9:00 a.m. Douglas County...

CONNECT DOUGLAS OFFERS ROUTES TO SUMMER FUN

In accordance with Governor Kemp’s most recent Executive Order, many of the areas’ hot attractions are opening back...

GENERAL PRIMARY/PRESIDENTIAL PRIMARY ELECTION UNOFFICIAL RESULTS - JUNE 9, 2020

Click here for unofficial election results.(Thursday, June 11, 2020) Douglas County Elections and Voter Registration has...

Gov. Kemp signs new COVID-19 Executive Order

Atlanta, GA - On June 11, 2020, Governor Brian P. Kemp signed a new Executive Order regarding COVID-19 for empowering a...

DCTV23 WEEKLY UPDATE ON COVID-19

Watch the tenth Dctv23 Weekly Update on COVID-19 with Communications and Community Relations Director Rick Martin and Communicat...

DCTV23 INTERVIEW WITH COBB AND DOUGLAS PUBLIC HEALTH DIRECTOR DR. JANET MEMARK

Communications and Community Relations Director Rick Martin held another special one on one interview with Dr. Janet Memark...

GEORGIA EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY & HOMELAND SECURITY RELEASES SITUATION REPORT #85 ON THE CORONAVIRUS

GEORGIA EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY & HOMELAND SECURITY RELEASES SITUATION REPORT #84 ON THE CORONAVIRUS

JUDGE ISSUES ORDER TO EXTEND POLLING TIMES IN CERTAIN PRECINCTS

Douglasville GA - A Douglas County Superior Court Judge has issued an order to extend polling hours in three precincts because...

GENERAL PRIMARY/PRESIDENTIAL PRIMARY ELECTION - JUNE 9, 2020

Election Day is Tuesday, June 9, 2020. Polls will be open from 7 a.m. - 7 p.m. Please go to your assigned precinct on...

GEORGIA EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY & HOMELAND SECURITY RELEASES SITUATION REPORT #82 ON THE CORONAVIRUS

GEORGIA EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY & HOMELAND SECURITY RELEASES SITUATION REPORT #82 ON THE CORONAVIRUS

GEORGIA EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY & HOMELAND SECURITY RELEASES SITUATION REPORT #81 ON THE CORONAVIRUS

GEORGIA EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY & HOMELAND SECURITY RELEASES SITUATION REPORT #81 ON THE CORONAVIRUS

DOUGLAS COUNTY COMMISSION CHAIR, DOUGLASVILLE MAYOR AND US REPRESENTATIVE PROVIDE COVID-19 UPDATE

Douglasville, GA- Douglas County Chairman Dr. Romona Jackson Jones and special guests provided citizens with an update...

DCTV23 WEEKLY UPDATE ON COVID-19

Watch the ninth Dctv23 Weekly Update on COVID-19 with Communications and Community Relations Director Rick Martin and Communicat...

BOARD APPOINTMENT AVAILABILITY

The Douglas County Board of Commissioners is accepting applications to volunteer to serve on the following boards: Animal...

SOLICITOR - GENERAL ANNOUNCES REDUCTION IN TRAFFIC VIOLATION FINES

Douglasville, Georgia (June 3, 2020) Eligible traffic charges could be reduced to $150.00. With the backlog of cases...

ADVANCE VOTING DATES 2020 ELECTION

The Douglas County Elections & Voter Registration Department has announced the Advance Voting dates and times. Time for...

CITY AND COUNTY GOVERNMENTS COME TOGETHER TO CONNECT CITIZENS WITH SERVICES

Douglasville, GA - For many, the COVID-19 Pandemic has changed the way we live, work, and play. It has made routine tasks...

GOVERNOR KEMP EXTENDS PUBLIC HEALTH STATE OF EMERGENCY THROUGH JULY 12, 2020

Governor Brian Kemp issued two Executive Orders on May 28, 2020. The first Executive Order extended the Public Health...

DCTV23 WEEKLY UPDATE ON COVID-19

Watch the eighth Dctv23 Weekly Update on COVID-19 with Communications and Community Relations Director Rick Martin and Communica...

LIBERTY ROAD BRIDGE AT I-20 CLOSURE

WHAT: Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) contractors are scheduled to close the Liberty Road Bridge over I-20 at...

DCTV23 WEEKLY UPDATE ON COVID-19

Watch the seventh Dctv23 Weekly Update on COVID-19 with Communications and Community Relations Director Rick Martin and...

DCTV23 INTERVIEW WITH COBB AND DOUGLAS PUBLIC HEALTH DIRECTOR DR. JANET MEMARK

Communications and Community Relations Director Rick Martin held a special one on one interview with Dr. Janet Memark to...

DOUGLAS COUNTY JUDICIAL CIRCUIT SIGN ORDER REGARDING COURT PROCEDURES DUE TO COVID-19

Douglasville, GA - On May 14, 2020, Chief Judge David T. Emerson issued an order regarding court procedures due to the COVID-19...

DOUGLAS COUNTY DISTRICT 3 COMMISSIONER TARENIA CARTHAN RECOGNIZED FOR ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT IN ACCG ACADEMY

Douglasville, GA - Douglas County District 3 Commissioner Tarenia Carthan was honored for successfully completing the core...

DOUGLAS COUNTY BOC CONDUCT HISTORIC FIVE GROUNDBREAKINGS, ONE RIBBON CUTTING CEREMONY MARATHON

Douglasville, GA - The Douglas County Chair and the Board of Commissioners conducted five groundbreakings and one ribbon...

ORDER REGARDING COURT PROCEDURES DUE TO COVID-19

Rules and procedures regarding entry to the Douglas County Courthouse can be viewed by clicking the link below.

DOUGLAS COUNTY RECEIVES PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT DONATION FROM MEDLINE DURING COVID-19 CRISIS

Douglasville, GA - Douglas County received a donation of Personal Protective Equipment(PPE) for frontline employees from...

DCTV23 WEEKLY UPDATE ON COVID-19

Watch the sixth Dctv23 Weekly Update on COVID-19 with Communications and Community Relations Director Rick Martin and Communicat...

COVID-19 GUIDANCE UPDATE FOR PUBLIC POOLS OPENING TODAY

Douglas County, Georgia has received word today, Thursday, May 14, 2020 to update you all on the status of opening inspections...

LATEST EXECUTIVE ORDERS FROM GOVERNOR KEMP

Governor Kemp issued an executive order on Tuesday, May 12, 2020 with several provisions including live performances...

DOUGLAS COUNTY SENIOR SERVICES RECEIVES COMMUNITY DONATION DURING COVID-19 HEALTH CRISIS

Douglasville, Georgia- Douglas County Senior Services Department recently received a community donation from Douglas County...

DOUGLAS COUNTY LIBRARIES ANNOUNCE DRIVE-UP SERVICES

Douglasville, Georgia- Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Douglas County Public Libraries will remain closed until further notice....

DOUGLAS COUNTY MASTER GARDENERS DONATE PLANTS TO FIRST RESPONDERS FOR THEIR WIVES ON MOTHERS DAY

Douglasville, GA - Between the hours of 3:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m., Saturday, May 9, 2020 if anyone sees a large contingent...

DOUGLAS COUNTY COMMISSION VICE CHAIR KELLY ROBINSON TO HOST A DOUGLAS COUNTY MENTAL HEALTH FORUM

Douglasville, GA - Douglas County Commission Vice Chair & District 2 Commissioner Kelly G. Robinson will be hosting a Douglas...

DCTV23 WEEKLY UPDATE ON COVID-19

Watch the fifth Dctv23 Weekly Update on COVID-19 with Communications and Community Relations Director Rick Martin and Communicat...

COVID-19 DAILY REPORT - NEW!

Cobb and Douglas Public Health has released a new daily report to keep the public informed on how COVID-19 has affected...

TRAFFIC SIGNAL INSTALLED AT HIGHWAY 92 & MT. VERNON ROAD

Douglasville, GA - Drivers traveling through the intersection of Fairburn Road/Highway 92 and Mt. Vernon Road in Lithia...

DCTV23 INTERVIEW WITH DOUGLAS COUNTY ELECTIONS DIRECTOR MILTON KIDD

Communications and Community Relations Director Rick Martin conducted a special virtual interview with Douglas County Elections...

DCTV23 WEEKLY UPDATE ON COVID-19

Watch the fourth Dctv23 Weekly Update on COVID-19 with Communications and Community Relations Director Rick Martin and Communica...

READY TO REOPEN? INFORMATION FOR LOCAL BUSINESS

Good afternoon, As many businesses in Douglas County begin reopening, we wanted to share information and resources to help...

DOUGLAS COUNTY ANIMAL SERVICES SERVE NEARLY 60 PET OWNERS DURING PET FOOD DISTRIBUTION DRIVE

Douglasville, GA - Douglas County Animal Services is pleased to announce 56 families were helped by feeding 99 dogs and...

DOUGLAS COUNTY COMMISSION CHAIR TO HOST STATE DELEGATION VIRTUAL TOWN HALL ON COVID-19

Douglasville, GA - Douglas County Commission Chair Dr. Romona Jackson Jones and members of the Douglas County State Legislative...

DOUGLAS COUNTY LANDFILL RECYCLING SERVICES TEMPORARILY SUSPENDED DUE TO COVID-19

Due to the COVID-19 epidemic, recycling of glass, plastic, and mixed paper has been temporarily suspended at the Douglas...

DOUGLAS COUNTY COMMISSION CHAIR ANNOUNCES DATE COUNTY PARKS WILL PARTIALLY REOPEN

Douglasville, GA - Douglas County Commission Chair Dr. Romona Jackson Jones has announced approval to open all walking trails...

GOVERNOR BRIAN KEMP SIGNS "REVIVING A HEALTHY GEORGIA" EXECUTIVE ORDER

Governor Brian Kemp released new requirements in an executive order Thursday night, April 23, 2020 detailing how various...

DCTV23 INTERVIEW WITH DCSS SUPERINTENDENT TRENT NORTH

Communications and Community Relations Director Rick Martin conducted a special virtual interview with Douglas County School...

DCTV23 WEEKLY UPDATE ON COVID-19

Watch the third Dctv23 Weekly Update on COVID-19 with Communications and Community Relations Director Rick Martin and Communicat...

DOUGLAS COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSION APPROVES HAZARD PAY DURING COVID-19 PANDEMIC

Douglasville, GA - Douglas County Commission Chair Dr. Romona Jackson Jones and the Board of Commissioners voted 4-1 Tuesday...

GEORGIA EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY & HOMELAND SECURITY RELEASES SITUATION REPORT #37 ON THE CORONAVIRUS

GEORGIA EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY & HOMELAND SECURITY RELEASES SITUATION REPORT #37 ON THE CORONAVIRUS

GOVERNOR KEMP ANNOUNCES PLANS TO REOPEN GEORGIA

Governor Brian Kemp announced plans on allowing the statewide shelter-in-place order to expire on April 30 at 11:59 p.m....

GEORGIA EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY & HOMELAND SECURITY RELEASES SITUATION REPORT #36 ON THE CORONAVIRUS

GEORGIA EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY & HOMELAND SECURITY RELEASES SITUATION REPORT #36 ON THE CORONAVIRUS

GEORGIA EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY & HOMELAND SECURITY RELEASES SITUATION REPORT #35 ON THE CORONAVIRUS

GEORGIA EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY & HOMELAND SECURITY RELEASES SITUATION REPORT #35 ON THE CORONAVIRUS

GEORGIA EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY & HOMELAND SECURITY RELEASES SITUATION REPORT #34 ON THE CORONAVIRUS

GEORGIA EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY & HOMELAND SECURITY RELEASES SITUATION REPORT #34 ON THE CORONAVIRUS

DOUGLAS COUNTY BOC OFFERS CONDOLENCES ON THE PASSING OF FORMER DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY BOARD CHAIRMAN RON WILSON

Douglasville, GA - Dr. Romona Jackson Jones, Chairman of the Douglas County Board of Commissioners, expressed her deepest...

DCTV23 INTERVIEW WITH CHAIRMAN DR. ROMONA JACKSON JONES

Communications and Community Relations Director Rick Martin conducted a special virtual interview with Chairman Dr. Romona...

DCTV23 WEEKLY UPDATE ON COVID-19

Watch the second Dctv23 Weekly Update on COVID-19 with Communications and Community Relations Director Rick Martin and Communica...

DOUGLAS COUNTY FIREFIGHTERS SALUTE HEALTH CARE WORKERS AMID COVID-19 PANDEMIC

Douglasville, Georgia - Firefighters and paramedics from the Douglas County Fire & EMS Department gathered shortly after...

GEORGIA EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY & HOMELAND SECURITY RELEASES SITUATION REPORT #31 ON THE CORONAVIRUS

GEORGIA EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY & HOMELAND SECURITY RELEASES SITUATION REPORT #31 ON THE CORONAVIRUS

BOARD OF COMMISSION SPECIAL CALLED MEETING

The Board of Commissioners will hold a Special Called Meeting on Wednesday, April 15, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. to consider Hazard...

GEORGIA EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY & HOMELAND SECURITY RELEASES SITUATION REPORT #28 ON THE CORONAVIRUS

GEORGIA EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY & HOMELAND SECURITY RELEASES SITUATION REPORT #28 ON THE CORONAVIRUS

Easter Severe Weather Alert for Sunday, April 12, 2020

Severe weather forecasted for Sunday, April 12 into Monday, April 13, 2020 Please pay attention to reputable weather...

GEORGIA EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY & HOMELAND SECURITY RELEASES SITUATION REPORT #26 ON THE CORONAVIRUS

GEORGIA EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY & HOMELAND SECURITY RELEASES SITUATION REPORT #26 ON THE CORONAVIRUS

DCTV23 INTERVIEW WITH DR. JANET MEMARK

Communications and Community Relations Director Rick Martin conducted a special one-on-one virtual interview Dr. Janet Memark,...

DCTV23 WEEKLY UPDATE ON COVID-19

DCTV23 Weekly Update on COVID-19 with Communications and Community Relations Director Rick Martin and Communications and...

Statewide Shelter in Place Order Extended

During Governor Brian Kemp’s press conference on Wednesday, April 8, 2020, he announced that he would extend the Shelter...

Drive-Through COVID-19 Testing in Douglasville

(Douglasville, GA) – Hunter Park has been designated by Cobb & Douglas Public Health as a drive-through COVID-19 testing...

GOVERNOR KEMP EXTENDS PUBLIC HEALTH STATE OF EMERGENCY

Atlanta, GA - Today Governor Brian P. Kemp, Lieutenant Governor Geoff Duncan, and House Speaker David Ralston announced...

GEORGIA EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY & HOMELAND SECURITY RELEASES SITUATION REPORT #23 ON THE CORONAVIRUS

GEORGIA EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY & HOMELAND SECURITY RELEASES SITUATION REPORT #23 ON THE CORONAVIRUS

COVID-19 PRESENTATION FROM COBB & DOUGLAS PUBLIC HEALTH

Cobb & Douglas Public Health Deputy Director Lisa Crossman conducted a presentation to the Douglas County Board of Commissioners...

FACE COVERING LINKS RELATED TO COVID-19 EMERGENCY

Below are some links to resources that demonstrate how to make and use face coverings to help slow the spread of the COVID-19...

STATEMENT ON COVID-19 TESTING FROM COBB & DOUGLAS PUBLIC HEALTH

(April 6, 2020) The purpose of the testing sites is to test our highest risk individuals who are symptomatic, but who do...

GEORGIA EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY & HOMELAND SECURITY RELEASES SITUATION REPORT #21 ON THE CORONAVIRUS

GEORGIA EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY & HOMELAND SECURITY RELEASES SITUATION REPORT #21 ON THE CORONAVIRUS

GEORGIA EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY & HOMELAND SECURITY RELEASES SITUATION REPORT #20 ON CORONAVIRUS

GEORGIA EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY & HOMELAND SECURITY RELEASES SITUATION REPORT #20 ON THE CORONAVIRUS

DOUGLAS COUNTY LAUNCHES NEW WEBSITE HUB TO HELP KEEP PUBLIC INFORMED WITH COVID-19 HEALTH CRISIS INFORMATION

Douglasville, GA - Chairman Dr. Romona Jackson Jones and the Douglas County Board of Commissioners unveiled a new website...

GEORGIA EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY & HOMELAND SECURITY RELEASES SITUATION REPORT #19 ON THE CORONAVIRUS

GEORGIA EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY & HOMELAND SECURITY RELEASES SITUATION REPORT #19 ON THE CORONAVIRUS

GEORGIA DEPARTMENT OF LABOR RELEASES HELPFUL INFORMATION DURING COVID-19 HEALTH CRISIS

The Georgia Department of Labor has released new information on what you need to know on filing for unemployment under the...

GOVERNOR KEMP ISSUES NEW EXECUTIVE ORDER UPDATE ON APRIL 2ND ON COVID-19

Governor Brian Kemp issued a new Executive Order for a statewide shelter in place starting at 6 p.m. on Friday, April...

DOUGLAS COUNTY COMMISSION CHAIR TO HOLD VIRTUAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT UPDATE MEETING ON COVID-19

Douglasville, GA - Douglas County Board of Commission Chair Dr. Romona Jackson Jones is holding an Emergency Town Hall Virtual...

DOUGLAS COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS ADOPTS SHELTER IN PLACE ORDER

Douglasville, GA - The Douglas County Board of Commissioners voted 4-1 to adopt an Emergency Ordinance issued by the Douglas...

DOUGLAS COUNTY BOARD OF HEALTH ISSUES EXECUTIVE ORDER REGARDING SHELTERING IN PLACE DUE TO COVID-19

Douglasville, GA - The Douglas County Board of Health has issued an Executive Order regarding sheltering in place due to...

DOUGLAS COUNTY BOARD OF HEALTH EXECUTIVE ORDER

The Douglas County Board of Health will be issuing an order in reference to COVID-19, also known as the coronavirus today,...

DOUGLAS COUNTY BOARD OF HEALTH TO HOLD EMERGENCY PUBLIC VOTING MEETING AT 5:00 P.M. TODAY

Douglasville, GA - The Douglas County Board of Health has scheduled an emergency called voting meeting at 5:00 p.m. today,...

2020 GREAT SHREDDING EVENT POSTPONED

The 2020 Great Shredding Event scheduled for Saturday, April 18th at the Douglas County Courthouse is postponed until a...

GEORGIA EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY & HOMELAND SECURITY RELEASES SITUATION REPORT #9 ON CORONAVIRUS

The Douglas County Emergency Management Agency has released situation report #9 from the Georgia Emergency Management Agency...

Governor Brian Kemp address on Coronavirus Mon. March 23, 5:00p

Monday, March 23, 2020 Gov. Kemp Issues New Executive Orders, Provides COVID-19 Update Atlanta, GA – Today Governor...

GEORGIA EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY & HOMELAND SECURITY RELEASES SITUATION REPORT #8 ON CORONAVIRUS

The Douglas County Emergency Management Agency has released situation report #8 from the Georgia Emergency Management Agency...

CHAIRMAN JONES ISSUES EXECUTIVE ORDER FOR RESTAURANTS TO MOVE TO TAKE-OUT OR DELIVERY

Chairman Dr. Romona Jackson Jones has issued an Executive Order effective immediately for all restaurants, coffee shops...

GEORGIA EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY & HOMELAND SECURITY RELEASES SITUATION REPORT #7 ON CORONAVIRUS

The Douglas County Emergency Management Agency has released situation report #7 from the Georgia Emergency Management Agency...

DOUGLAS COUNTY COURTHOUSE

The Douglas County Courthouse is open for court filings only. Other county offices inside the courthouse are closed.

CORONAVIRUS CANCELLATIONS POSTPONEMENT UPDATES

In regards to the Courthouse, Court offices are opening for filing only. County offices are closed. All Board of Commissioners...

DOUGLAS COUNTY BOC CHAIRMAN JONES UPDATES KEY COUNTY & CITY LEADERS ON CORONAVIRUS EMERGENCY

Douglasville, GA (March 19) – Douglas County Board of Commissioners Chairman Dr. Romona Jackson Jones held a conference...

La SBA: Asistencia en Caso de Desastre a las Pequeñas Empresas

Atlanta - La Agencia Federal para el Desarrollo de la Pequeña Empresa (SBA) por sus siglas en inglés, ofrece préstamos...

SBA: Disaster Assistance to Georgia Small Businesses

ATLANTA – The U.S. Small Business Administration is offering low-interest federal disaster loans for working capital to...

CONNECT DOUGLAS SERVICE UPDATE

Connect Douglas Director Gary Watson wants to alert the public that beginning on Monday, March 23, Connect Douglas fixed...

How to Properly Wash Your Hands

Click here to view a video on how to properly wash your hands.

Social Distancing and ServSafe's Restaurant Guidelines

Click here for the Cobb and Douglas Public Health blog post on social distancing and ServSafe's coronavirus guidance for...

Personal Property Returns!

2020 Business, Boat, and Airplane Personal Property Returns are due on or before the deadline of April 1, 2020. We do not...

DC Chamber Looking to Help Local Businesses

The Douglas County Chamber is identifying ways to best support the business community during the COVID-19 pandemic. Please...

DOUGLAS COUNTY GOVERNMENT & JUDICIAL OPERATIONS UPDATES DUE TO CORONAVIRUS HEALTH EMERGENCY

Douglasville, GA (March 17) - Douglas County Board of Commission Chair Dr. Romona Jackson Jones amended an emergency order...

DOUGLAS COUNTY COMMISSION CHAIR DECLARES LOCAL STATE OF EMERGENCY

Douglasville, Georgia (March 16) – Douglas County Board of Commission Chair Dr. Romona Jackson Jones announced this morning...

STATE OF GEORGIA DELAYS PRESIDENTIAL PRIMARY

Douglasville, Georgia (March 14) – In light of the public health emergency posed by COVID-19, the illness caused by...

DOUGLAS COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSION CHAIR UNVEILS PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT DUE TO COVID-19 EMERGENCY

Douglasville, GA - On the morning of Friday, March 13, 2020, Douglas County Commission Chair Dr. Romona Jackson Jones recorded...

DOUGLAS COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSION CHAIR ORDERS ADDITIONAL MEASURES DUE TO COVID-19 EMERGENCY

Douglasville, GA (March 13) - Dr. Romona Jackson Jones, Chairman of the Douglas County Board of Commissioners called for...

DOUGLAS COUNTY MAGISTRATE COURT CASES IMPACTED BY CORONAVIRUS

Douglasville, GA - Douglas County Chief Magistrate Court Judge Susan S. Camp has continued all civil cases for March 16th...

NATIONAL WOMEN'S HISTORY EVENT CANCELED

Douglasville, GA - The National Women's History Month Celebration originally scheduled for Tuesday, March 31, 2020 at the...

Chapel Hill DDI Project Open House Canceled

The Public Information Open House for the Chapel Hill DDI Project which was scheduled for next Thursday, March 19, 2020...

DOUGLAS COUNTY CHAIRMAN DR. ROMONA JACKSON JONES AND BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS PROVIDE CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

Advice to the general public is the same as every cold and flu season: Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with...

DOUGLAS COUNTY SUPERIOR COURT CANCELS JURY TRIALS FOR TWO WEEKS DUE TO CORONAVIRUS

Douglasville, GA - Douglas County Chief Superior Court Judge David Emerson issued an order today to release all jurors for...

DOUGLAS COUNTY COMMISSION CHAIR HOLDS TASKFORCE MEETING ON CORONAVIRUS

DOUGLAS COUNTY COMMISSION CHAIR HOLDS TASKFORCE MEETING ON CORONAVIRUS Douglasville, GA - Douglas County Board of...

BOUNDARY WATERS AQUATIC CENTER ANNOUNCES AQUA WALKING WINNER

Douglasville, GA - Boundary Waters Aquatic Center started a contest in November of 2019 which encouraged patrons to come...

Board of Assessors Meetings

The Douglas County Board of Assessors Meetings will be held: Wednesday, March 11, 2020 @ 9:00 a.m. Wednesday, March...

DOUGLAS COUNTY BOC APPROVES WINN FAMILY DONATION of $40,000 FOR X-RAY MACHINE

Douglasville, GA - Douglas County Commission Chair, Dr. Romona Jackson Jones and the Board of Commissioners, unanimously...

DOUGLAS COUNTY OPENS SPECIAL EXHIBIT CELEBRATING COUNTY'S SESQUICENTENNIAL

Douglasville, GA - The Douglas County Museum History and Art has opened a special exhibit titled "Our Past" celebrating...

EARLY VOTING IN DOUGLAS COUNTY BEGINS MONDAY, MARCH 2ND

Douglasville, GA - Early voting for citizens of Douglas County begins Monday, March 2nd at 8:00 a.m. at the Douglas County...

NEW ADVANCE VOTING SITE FOR OLDER ADULTS ESTABLISHED

Douglasville, GA - For the first time in the history of Douglas County, Georgia, the Douglas County Board of Elections and...

CONNECT DOUGLAS ANNOUNCES PUBLIC MEETINGS

Connect Douglas is proposing changes to three of its four bus routes. Information about the proposed changes will be...

DOUGLAS COUNTY INFORMATION SYSTEMS INTRODUCES NEW MANAGER

Douglasville, GA - The Douglas County Information Systems Department through the Board of Commissioners has announced a...

DOUGLAS COUNTY HOUSE FIRE UNDER INVESTIGATION

Douglasville, Georgia – The Douglas County Fire Department is investigating the cause of a house that occurred in the...

DOUGLAS COUNTY VANPOOL GETS A NEW NAME AND LOOK

Douglas County’s highly successful commuter vanpool program is getting a make-over. For thirty years, the vanpool...

SEVERE WEATHER PREPAREDNESS WEEK STARTS FEB. 3

Atlanta, GA – Governor Brian Kemp, in coordination with the Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency...

DOUGLAS COUNTY FIRE DEPARTMENT INVESTIGATE CAUSE OF WINSTON HOUSE FIRE

Douglasville, GA - The Douglas County Fire and EMS Department is investigating the cause of a house fire in the Winston...

DOUGLAS COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSION PROMOTES NEW PURCHASING DIRECTOR

Douglasville, Georgia- The Douglas County Chairman and Board of Commissioners would like to announce the promotion of Dawn...

DOUGLAS COUNTY ANIMAL CONTROL WARNS OF 1ST RABIES ALERT OF THE YEAR

Douglasville, GA. - Douglas County Animal Services is issuing a warning to residents in the area of Bomar Road and Pope...

DOUGLAS COUNTY CELEBRATES MLK DAY WITH FREE TREE GIVEAWAY SERVICE PROJECT

Douglasville, GA - Dr. Romona Jackson Jones, Chairman of the Douglas County Board of Commissioners and the Board of Commissioner...

DOUGLAS COUNTY KICKS OFF 150TH BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION WITH BIG EVENT

Douglasville, GA - Douglas County Board of Commission Chairman Dr. Romona Jackson Jones and the Board of Commissioners are...

CHAIRMAN RELEASES ANNUAL MOODY’S INVESTORS REPORT ON DOUGLAS COUNTY

Douglasville, Georgia- Douglas County Commission Chairman Dr. Romona Jackson Jones releases the findings of the most recent...

DISTRICT 3 COMMISSIONER CARTHAN GRADUATES FROM GEORGIA ACADEMY FOR ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

Douglasville, Georgia- Douglas County District 3 Commissioner Tarenia Carthan graduated from the Georgia Academy for Economic...

COMMUNITY SERVICES BOARD RECEIVES THREE-YEAR CARF ACCREDITATION

Douglasville, GA - Chairman Dr. Romona Jackson-Jones announces that Douglas County Community Services Board has been issued...

DOUGLAS COUNTY JUVENILE COURT ASSOCIATE JUDGE APPOINTED

Douglasville, GA - After recently being appointed Chief Juvenile Court Judge of the Douglas County Juvenile Court, Judge...

DOUGLAS COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS INVITES YOU TO ATTEND A SPECIAL HOLIDAY CHRISTMAS TREE LIGHTING CEREMONY

Douglasville, GA - The Douglas County Board of Commissioners is hosting a special Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony that...

LOCAL GRAMMY NOMINATED MUSIC PRODUCER DONATING TURKEYS FOR THE COMMUNITY

Douglasville, Georgia—Multi-platinum, Grammy Nominated Music Producer Dr. Kevin "Khao" Cates, maybe known for his music...

APPOINTMENT OF NEW CHIEF JUDGE OF THE DOUGLAS COUNTY JUVENILE COURT

Douglasville, GA - Chief Superior Court Judge David Emerson, Superior Court Judge William H. McClain and Superior Court...

COMPLETED RENOVATIONS TO HISTORIC COURTHOUSE

Douglasville, GA - The Historic Middle Courthouse District 1271 on Post Road is one of only two former voting locations...

ANIMAL SERVICES HOLIDAY WREATH AUCTION

Douglasville, GA - Douglas County Animal Services is hosting "A Home for the Holidays" Wreath Auction for this holiday season....

CONNECT DOUGLAS OFFERING CLASSES TO UNDERSTAND SERVICES PROVIDED

Douglasville, GA - The Douglas County Board of Commissioners' new Connect Douglas fixed route and paratransit bus services...

OPERATION CHRISTMAS 2019 REGISTRATION NOW OPEN

Douglasville, Georgia- Registration is now open for Operation Christmas 2019. Children enrolled within Douglas County Schools...

DOUGLAS COUNTY BOC UNVEILS BRAND NEW MONUMENT ELECTRONIC MESSAGE BOARD

Douglasville, Georgia – The Douglas County Communications & Community Relations Department through the Board of Commissioners...

CONNECT DOUGLAS DIRECTOR SHARES SERVICE UPDATES

Douglasville, GA - The new Connect Douglas bus service is off to a good start. Since launching on June 20, 2019, the service...

DOUGLAS COUNTY EXTENDS OUTDOOR BURNING BAN INDEFINITELY BECAUSE OF HIGH FIRE DANGER

Douglasville, Georgia – The Douglas County Fire and EMS Department has extended the outdoor burning ban indefinitely due...

CALENDAR ART CONTEST TO HIGHLIGHT DOUGLAS COUNTY YOUNG ARTISTS

Douglas County School System and Douglas County Board of Commissioners Partner for 2nd Annual Calendar Art Competition ...

MOVIE ACTOR VISITS WITH CHAIRMAN JONES & COMMISSIONER GUIDER

Douglasville, GA - Douglas County Commission Chairman Dr. Romona Jackson Jones and District 4 Commissioner Ann Jones Guider...

DOUGLAS COUNTY EMPLOYEE DANCING WITH THE STARS OF LOVING ARMS CANCER OUTREACH EVENT

Douglasville, GA- Homegrown Douglas County native TJ Jaglinski, who serves as the Assistant Communications Director and...

DOUGLAS COUNTY RECEIVES FAVORABLE LANDFILL REPORT

Douglasville, Georgia - The Douglas County Board of Commissioners received word that the Douglas County Cedar Mountain...


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