Building on its ongoing sustainability and social responsibility efforts, Pilgrim's today announced plans to invest $475,000 in Douglas to support the community's future and help respond to needs resulting from the coronavirus pandemic.
In an effort to slow down the spread of COVID-19 in Douglas and Coffee County, City of Douglas Mayor Tony Paulk launched his “MASK UP Douglas” campaign on Monday, July 20, 2020.
“We hope this encourages both new purchases and renovations alike,” says Georgia Henderson, Community Development Director. “The Rural Zone incentive is a valuable triple tax credit – businesses can get a tax credit for creating jobs, a tax credit for investing, and a tax credit for redevelopment in the designated area.
Georgia Tourism, a division of the Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD), has awarded more than $2,000 in tourism product development grant funding to the City of Douglas to restore the old Southern Railway caboose at Heritage Station Museum.
The Douglas Police Department is committed to forming a respectful relationship with the citizens of Douglas and Coffee County community. Continuing with this commitment, the P.olice A.nd C.itizens T.ogether (P.A.C.T.) program has been formed to help build connections
The Georgia Historic Preservation Division of the Department of Natural Resources has awarded the City of Douglas $10,000 in grant funds for building improvements on Barracks #5, one of the historic buildings of the WWII 63rd Army Air Forces Contract Pilot School, located at the Douglas Municipal Gene Chambers Airport.