Douglas County Georgia

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Douglas County Pathway of Service

It takes a special person to choose public service as an occupation, a career, and an obligation, out of the good of their heart and desire to be of service to their fellow man. To recognize this dedication to others, the Pathway of Service was created by the Douglas County Board of Commissioners.

The Pathway of Service consists of engraved bricks that lead from the Eternal Flame towards the front door of the Douglas County Courthouse. Inductees into the Pathway of Service have their names permanently engraved in the bricks.

The Pathway of Service is the highest accolade Douglas County citizens can bestow on a citizen who has spent his/her life in service to others.


Wayne Arrington
Founder, Douglas County Fire Department

Betty Hagler
Founder, Lithia Springs Library

Pat Spear
Juvenile Court Employee

Paul Cochran
Douglas County Coroner for 44 years

Jane Williams
Clerk of the Superior Court, 1978-1998

Tommy Waldrop, A. S. Baggett, Mac Claude Abercrombie, Sr., Joe Hunter Harding, O. M. "Monk" Redding, Lucille Redding, Mac Claude Abercrombie, Jr., Earl Lee, Thomas Hunt Selman
Sheriffs of Douglas County

Lois Jordon
Deputy Tax Commissioner

Robert Abercrombie
Judge, Douglas County Probate Court, for 32 years

Liz Fincher
Senior Services Advocate

Alpha A. Fowler, Sr., Alpha A. Fowler, Jr.
State Representatives, Civic Leaders

Suzie Fowler
Poet Laureate

Kathryn Shehane
Lifetime Educator and Three-time Douglas County School System Superintendent

Tom Kilgore
State Representative and Endless Promoter of Tourism to the County; Responsible for West Central Technical College, Douglas County Campus

Robert F. "Bob" Harper
Employee of the Douglas County Sheriff's Department and Douglasville Police Department; City's First Information Technology Director

Benny Drum
Douglasville Police Department Assistant Chief

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