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Douglas Named in Top 10 for Micropolitan Cities in U.S.
June, 13 2017

Douglas Named in Top 10 for Micropolitan Cities in U.S.

  Douglas Named in Top 10 for Micropolitan Cities in U.S. June 2017 – Douglas was once again named as one of the top micropolitan cities in the U.S. for new and expanding industrial facilities for by Site Selection magazine, the official publication of the Global FDI Association and the Industrial Asset Management Council. Out […]

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Taylor Elected to Southern Georgia Workforce Development Board
June, 12 2017

Taylor Elected to Southern Georgia Workforce Development Board

Taylor Elected to Southern Georgia Workforce Development Board May 2107 – The Southern Georgia Executive Committee of Local Chief Elected Officials recently selected Andrea Taylor, President of the Douglas-Coffee County Chamber of Commerce and Economic Development Authority, to serve as a member of the Southern Georgia Workforce Development Board (WDB) for Workforce Development Area 18/Region […]

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EDA Receives OneGeorgia Grant
June, 12 2017

EDA Receives OneGeorgia Grant

  EDA Receives OneGeorgia Grant December 2016 – Georgia Governor Nathan Deal announced at the December OneGeorgia Authority Board Meeting that the Douglas-Coffee County Economic Development Authority (EDA) is the recipient of $500,000 in OneGeorgia Equity Grant funding. The funding will assist in capacity building activities in the new Perimeter West Industrial Park II, located […]

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Two Entrepreneurs Living the American Dream
June, 12 2017

Two Entrepreneurs Living the American Dream

  Two Entrepreneurs Living the American Dream Two local entrepreneurs, Enrique Rodriguez and Luis Ramirez, recently opened their own business, R & S Pallets located on Highway 441 North in Douglas. The Douglas-Coffee County Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony for the new business on Tuesday, May 30. Both Enrique and Luis came […]

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Coffee Correctional Opens New Training Center
June, 12 2017

Coffee Correctional Opens New Training Center

Coffee Correctional Opens New Training Center   Keeping offenders from returning to prison begins the day an individual enters our care. Now Coffee Correctional Facility is offering new ways to help prepare inmates for the day they will head home. Coffee Correctional Facility in Nicholls recently commemorated the opening of their new Inmate Vocational Training […]

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Elixir Extrusions expansion to invest more than $8 million in Douglas-Coffee County
January, 30 2017

Elixir Extrusions expansion to invest more than $8 million in Douglas-Coffee County

Elixir Extrusions expansion to invest more than $8 million in Douglas-Coffee County ATLANTA – May 4 – The Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD) today announced that Elixir Extrusions, a manufacturer of custom aluminum extrusions and fabricated parts, will expand its operations in Douglas-Coffee County. This expansion will create 100 new jobs, and represents an […]

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Douglas Spec Building
January, 30 2017

Douglas Spec Building

Construction completed 2014 10 acres – expandable to 30 acres 70,000 sf (expandable to 300,000+ sf) 65,000 sf, manufacturing or distribution 5,000 sf, office/administration with height sufficient for 2nd floor 26’ clearance at eaves; 30’ at ridge Bay size 40’ X 50’ Utilities: Fully served with 12″ water, 10″ sewer, and 8″ gas Fiber available […]

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Perimeter West Industrial Park
January, 30 2017

Perimeter West Industrial Park

Tract 1 available – approximately 80 acres Wetland study complete Phase 1 complete Rail served – CSX Water/sewer/natural gas available to site Located in Perimeter West Industrial Park Park neighbors: Premium Waters, Sunbelt Greenhouses, Diamond Builders Will subdivide to meet industry needs $15,000 per acre  (negotiable upon project review )    

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Premium Peanut Announces Plans for Expansion
January, 24 2017

Premium Peanut Announces Plans for Expansion

Premium Peanut Announces Plans for Expansion March 17, 2017 – Premium Peanut announces plans to expand into the peanut oil market. Currently, the operation located on Barrington Road in Douglas, Georgia is the single-largest peanut shelling facility in the world, and began operations in January of 2016. The onsite expansion will include an investment of […]

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