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District 3 Information & News

District 3 Commissioner Tarenia Carthan
District 3 Commissioner Tarenia Carthan 

Tarenia Carthan
District 3 Commissioner
8700 Hospital Drive
Third Floor, Douglas County Courthouse
Douglasville, Georgia 30134
Phone: 770.920.7266
Fax: 770.920.7357

Map of Commission District 3
Map of Commission District 3 
Tarenia Carthan is a native of Atlanta and holds a Computer Information Systems degree and a Bachelor of Science degree as a graduate of Atlanta Christian College. Married 24 years to Tony, they have 4 beautiful girls. As the CEO of Elohim Consultants, a health technology-consulting firm established in 2005, Carthan has served in the healthcare and technology sectors for over 20 years. Her dedication to excellence in the medical and technology field may be seen in her philanthropic work that includes co-founding the Angels N Tech/Angels N Me Foundation which was created to benefit young girls and encourage them to pursue careers in (STEAM) science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics. In recognition of her work in the field, Tarenia was recognized as an Outstanding Entrepreneur by Who's Who in Black Atlanta in 2012 and is also the former Chairman of the Healthcare Committee of the Georgia Federation of Democratic Women.

Carthan is an ordained minister and serves as a Deaconess at Jackson Memorial Baptist Church. She loves working in her community as a member of Democratic Women of Douglas County and the Douglas County Democratic Committee. She is a proud member Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. and serves as a volunteer with Meals on Wheels at the Douglas County Senior Services department. In 2016, Carthan was selected as a member of both the Georgia WIN Leadership and Douglas County Citizens Academy. One of her favorite quotes is by Mother Teresa; "Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless".

You and District 3
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Click here for the list of elected officials who represent you at your home location. Just type in your home address and hit the enter button.

There are numerous data sources with information concerning Douglas County.

Click here for more real estate and demographic information.

Click here for crime statistics.

Click here for US Census Quick Facts on Douglas County, including population estimates, age & sex, race, population characteristics, housing, families & living arrangements, education, health, economy, transportation, income & poverty, and business & geography.

2017 District 3 Road Paving Projects
Douglas County annually applies for LMIG (local maintenance and improvement grant) funds from the State for roadway work. The State grants require a 30% local cash match.

  • Daylily Way
  • Appaloosa Trail
  • Greenbrook Drive
  • Hibiscus Court
  • Forsythia Way
  • East Bridle Court
  • Ailene Drive
  • Tommys Court
  • Beth Street
  • Horton Place
  • Jims Court
  • Knights Lane
  • Baron Road
  • Prince Court
  • Blue Ridge Drive
  • Ivey Lane
  • Kim Court
  • Kaci Court
  • South Shelby Lane
  • Lynn Lane
  • Mark Lane
  • Old Briar Trail
  • North Shelby Lane
  • Raptor Trail
  • Pierce Court
  • Colony Lane
  • Erica Circle
  • Nightingale LaneCentral Church Road
  • Prestley Mill Road
  • West Chapel Hill Road

SPLOST Projects in District 3 (other than resurfacing)

  • Intersection and Operational Improvements: Stewart Mill Road @ Reynolds Road
  • Intersection and Operation

2017 SPLOST Resurfacing Projects in District 3

A 1% Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (SPLOST) was approved by the voters to begin in 2017, and part of the revenues from each year of the SPLOST will be used for resurfacing/reconstruction of roads in addition to the LMIG projects listed above.

  • Improvements: Chapel Hill Road - Soaring Drive to East Chapel Hill Road
  • Intersection and Operational Improvements: Chapel Hill Road @ Georgia Highway 166
  • Parks and Recreation: Bill Arp Park Renovation
  • Parks and Recreation: Punkintown Preserve

County-wide Fire/EMS SPLOST Projects

  • Public Safety Digital Radio System
  • Ambulances
  • Fire Trucks
  • Aerial Trucks
  • Heavy Rescue Truck Replacement
  • Fire Station & Headquarters Renovations
  • Staff Vehicles
  • Computer Upgrades
  • Fire Safety Education House

To get an overview of the complete SPLOST program for the whole of Douglas County, please click here.

County and Other Public Facilities in District 3

Schools in District 3

Voting Precincts in District 3
Election Day voting is only at the precinct where the voter is registered. A voter's registration card will list his/her precinct.
  • Precinct 735
    Dorsett Shoals Elementary School
    5866 Dorsett Shoals Road
    Douglasville, Georgia 30135
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  • Precinct 736N
    Chapel Hill Middle School
    3989 Chapel Hill Road
    Douglasville, Georgia 30135
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  • Precinct 736S
    The Church at Chapel Hill
    5359 Chapel Hill Road
    Douglasville, Georgia 30135
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  • Precinct 739
    The Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd
    3099 Chapel Hill Road
    Douglasville, Georgia 30135
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  • Precinct 740
    First Baptist Church Douglasville
    5900 Prestley Mill Road (at Timber Ridge Road)
    Douglasville, Georgia 30135
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  • Precinct 1272
    Prays Mill Baptist Gym
    4979 Highway 5
    Douglasville, Georgia 30135
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General Neighborhood Information

Quick Facts about Douglas County from the US Census Bureau
Quick Facts are Census reports on population estimates, age & sex, race, population characteristics, housing, families & living arrangements, education, health, economy, transportation, income & poverty, business & geography.

Elected and Appointed Officials Of and Representing Douglas County 2017 (.pdf format) - 19.3KB

Facts & Figures 2019 (PDF format - designed for 11x17 landscape) - 9880.8KB

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