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DOUGLAS COUNTY SELLS PROPERTY OF OLD JAIL TO CITY FOR $850,000


Douglasville, GA – Douglas County Commission Chairman Dr. Romona Jackson Jones and Douglasville Mayor Mrs. Rochelle Robinson gathered on Monday, July 30, 2018 at the Douglas County Courthouse for a closing ceremony where Douglas County sold the Old Jail property located at 6840 Church Street in downtown Douglasville to the city of Douglasville for $850,000.

“We are delighted at the opportunity to help assist the city at redeveloping this corridor to help boost economic development that would benefit the city and the county,” Chairman Jones said.

The old Douglas County Jail has been a popular location for the Douglas County Tourism and Film Office to work with the film industry on productions of shows and movies such as All Eyez on Me, and MacGyver among many others.


Photo inset, left to right: Mark Teal, Douglas County Administrator, Joel Dodson, City of Douglasville Attorney, Chairman Romona Jackson Jones, Mayor Rochelle Robinson, County Attorney Ken Bernard





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