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Headlines

Cato Recent Comps Trend Falters with 1% Decline in August

Zacks.com21 hours ago
(Douglasville has a Cato shop again…I think we had one many years ago.)
WSB Atlanta

Misfits in the suburbs

The Christian CenturyAug 7, 2015
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PUBLIC INFORMATIONAL MEETING SCHEDULED FOR MAXHAM ROAD/THORNTON ROAD INTERSECTION IMPROVEMENTS

Holiday Inn Express, 850 Crestmark Drive, Lithia Springs
The intersection of Thornton Road and Maxham Road is one of the most heavily traveled in Douglas County, and has more the double the number of accidents than the State average. Due to these conditions, the Georgia Department of Transportation and Douglas County Department of Transportation have been working on an intersection improvement project to help with congestion and traffic flow.The project includes widening existing lanes to accommodate a planned median installation and turn lanes between the directional lanes of Maxham Road. There will also be a change of lane assignments and the elimination of weaving to help reduce traffic congestion. The project also includes sidewalks on both sides of Maxham Road to serve two major apartment complexes to provide direct pedestrian access to the retail commercial area. The entrance to the Kroger Shopping Center off Maxham Road will be reconstructed for right- and left-turn in, but only right-turn out on Maxham Road. Traffic islands will be constructed at the Maxham Road/Thornton Road intersection.

The project is estimated to cost $1,320,000 of which $1,056,000 will be funded under the Freight Operations and Safety Program of the U. S. Department of Transportation. Local funds of $264,000 have been budgeted by the Douglas County Board of Commissioners.

An Informational Meeting will be held on the proposed project on Tuesday, August 18th, from 6 – 8 p.m. at the Holiday Inn Express, 850 Crestmark Drive, Lithia Springs, during which maps and other information will be available for the Public to view and on which comments are welcome. There will be no formal presentation of information during the meeting, but written comments will be accepted, and a Court reporter will be present to record oral comments from the Public. Admission is free.

Construction of the proposed project is projected to begin later this year. All comments received during the Informational Meeting will be considered before the project design is finalized.

Headlines

Man charged with peering into Bonaire homes, videotaping girls

Macon Telegraph11 hours ago

Final Douglas school budget hearing set Aug. 17

NeighborNewspapers.com11 hours ago

Man arrested in fatal Douglasville motorcycle crash denied bond

Atlanta Journal Constitution13 hours ago

Colonial Hills Christian football prepares for new season

NeighborNewspapers.com17 hours ago

Audrey Middleton admits playing a less than idyllic “Big Brother’ game

Atlanta Journal Constitution (blog)Jul 26, 2015

Headlines

Four-star wing Brandon Robinson plans visits

Scout7 hours ago

Trial begins for man accused of running over Douglasville

Atlanta Journal ConstitutionAug 3, 2015

Hit from behind, man dies in I-20 motorcycle crash

Atlanta Journal ConstitutionAug 2, 2015

Former Fulton Drug Prosecutor Convicted of Drug Charges

Daily Report (registration)11 hours ago

This Week In Photos

Digging In

A Plan and an E-Tool

MFCU in the Community

2015-16 Executive Committee

Scaly Dad, Rick Curren, thanks Deputy Clint Adams of the Douglas County, GA Sheriff's Office K-9 Unit for his service.  Watch the short video shot on location with Deputy Adams and hear what inspires him to serve his community!  You can see this video on

Get him, guys!  😉  After filming this @scalyadventures episode, the Douglas County, GA K-9 Unit found a creative use for our giant snake hook!    www.ScalyAdventures.com #scalyadventures #scalyadventurestv #piercecurren #familyfriendly #scalyfriends

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Area Jobs

The direct link to Monday’s BOC Work Session Agenda can be found here: http://douglascountyga.suiteonemedia.com/web/Player.aspx?id=348&key=-1&mod=-1&mk=-1&nov=0

Among the items up for approval are:

  • Rolling back the millage rate “due to reassessments”.
  • Authorization to approve an intergovernmental agreement to provide labor and equipment for the paving of the parking lot for the new Villa Rica Library, authorize the Chairman to sign pending final legal review.
  • Authorization to renew the Agreement with CGI Communications for Web Site Videos and authorize the Chairman to sign all related documents.
  • Authorization to issue Request for Proposals for a General Contractor to construct the new Douglas County Animal Services facility upon completion of all plans and drawings.
  • Authorization to advertise for bids for the Whitestone Culvert Replacement.
  • Approval of various claims for property tax credits as recommended by the Board of Assessors.
  • Authorization to accept funds from the Sheriff’s Office Special Projects Account in the amount of $3,301.64 for the purchase of a new bite suit for K-9 training, as well as leashes, muzzles, and other supplies.
  • Authorization to amend the Sheriff’s Office Training Budget and Donations by $5,250 for a donation received from the Douglas County Rogue Runners.
  • Authorization to approve the SFY 2016 Aging Services Contract with the Atlanta Regional Commission, amend the budget, and authorize the Chairman to sign all related documents.

News

I got locked out of Facebook…again…so I’m just going to continue posting the news here.

Douglas County Police Chief Stan Copeland is retiring after 38 years.  His last day is Saturday.

Chapel Hill Rd Culvert Project Nears Completion

Update: Where Is The Chapel Hill QT Kitchens??

Chapel Hill Rd Bridge To Be Dedicated To Local Civic Icon

Update: Ollie’s Douglasville Location On Hold…For Now

New Southern Buffet And Grill To Open In Old Shoney’s

Equipment Shortage at Douglas County Fire Department: http://www.cbs46.com/clip/11723739/equipment-shortage-at-douglas-county-fire-department

Douglas County unemployment rises to 6.7 percent

TV NewsroomJul 29, 2015

Douglasville resident leading Georgia Wildlife Federation

NeighborNewspapers.comJul 29, 2015
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Stories differ in Douglas County Confederate flag flap

Atlanta Journal ConstitutionJul 27, 2015

Headlines

Georgia carrier placed out of service; employee feared for public safety

Land Line Magazine5 hours ago

Blog Has Moved!

You can now find the blog at http://douglascountynews2015.blogspot.com/