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Douglas County formally opens first leg of planned regional trail
by Liz Marino
May 16, 2013 09:30 AM | 1378 views | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend | print
District 3 Commissioner Mike Mulcare spoke before the gathering at the official opening of the initial phase of the Chattahoochee Hill Country Trail Friday.
District 3 Commissioner Mike Mulcare spoke before the gathering at the official opening of the initial phase of the Chattahoochee Hill Country Trail Friday.
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Ross King, executive director for the Association County Commissioners of Georgia, attended the ribbon cutting and offical opening last Friday of Douglas County’s first three-quarter mile leg of a 98-mile regional trail at Boundary Waters Park.
Ross King, executive director for the Association County Commissioners of Georgia, attended the ribbon cutting and offical opening last Friday of Douglas County’s first three-quarter mile leg of a 98-mile regional trail at Boundary Waters Park.
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Douglas County residents Bill and Jan Thomas, with dogs Maggie and Sissy, attended the ribbon cutting and official opening of the three-quarter miles of the Chattahoochee Hill Country Trail at Boundary Waters Park.
Douglas County residents Bill and Jan Thomas, with dogs Maggie and Sissy, attended the ribbon cutting and official opening of the three-quarter miles of the Chattahoochee Hill Country Trail at Boundary Waters Park.
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Walking Douglas County’s first three-quarter mile leg of the Chattahoochee Hill Country Trail at Boundary Waters Park during last Friday’s ribbon cutting is from left, Steve Nygren, founder of Serenbe in South Fulton County and the person who originated the concept for the regional trail system; Douglas County Commission Chairman Tom Worthan, County DOT Director Randy Hulsey and District 2 Commissioner Kelly Robinson. Worthan told the gathering ‘There are benches, signage and a gazebo, so it’s not just a trail – it’s an experience.’
Walking Douglas County’s first three-quarter mile leg of the Chattahoochee Hill Country Trail at Boundary Waters Park during last Friday’s ribbon cutting is from left, Steve Nygren, founder of Serenbe in South Fulton County and the person who originated the concept for the regional trail system; Douglas County Commission Chairman Tom Worthan, County DOT Director Randy Hulsey and District 2 Commissioner Kelly Robinson. Worthan told the gathering ‘There are benches, signage and a gazebo, so it’s not just a trail – it’s an experience.’
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From left are Sarah Boulineau, 8, a student at Harvester Christian Academy, and Randy Hulsey, director of the Douglas County DOT. Sarah represented her grandfather, George Boulineau, at the ribbon cutting Friday to open the first leg of the Chattahoochee Hill Country Trail at Boundary Waters Park in Douglas County. The first three-quarter mile of the four-county greenway project will extend 98 miles along the Chattahoochee River once completed.
From left are Sarah Boulineau, 8, a student at Harvester Christian Academy, and Randy Hulsey, director of the Douglas County DOT. Sarah represented her grandfather, George Boulineau, at the ribbon cutting Friday to open the first leg of the Chattahoochee Hill Country Trail at Boundary Waters Park in Douglas County. The first three-quarter mile of the four-county greenway project will extend 98 miles along the Chattahoochee River once completed.
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Sarah Boulineau, 8, a student at Harvester Christian Academy, represented her grandfather, George Boulineau, at the ribbon cutting Friday to open the first leg of the Chattahoochee Hill Country Trail at Boundary Waters Park in Douglas County. The elder Boulineau is a pedestrian advocate and a member of the Douglasville-Douglas County Bicycle and Pedestrian Committee. He was also instrumental in helping determine the location of the trail head.
Sarah Boulineau, 8, a student at Harvester Christian Academy, represented her grandfather, George Boulineau, at the ribbon cutting Friday to open the first leg of the Chattahoochee Hill Country Trail at Boundary Waters Park in Douglas County. The elder Boulineau is a pedestrian advocate and a member of the Douglasville-Douglas County Bicycle and Pedestrian Committee. He was also instrumental in helping determine the location of the trail head.
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Douglas County officials forrmally opened the first three-quarter-mile portion of the planned Chattahoochee Hill Country Greenway Trail project last week with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. The project, which includes the city of Chattahoochee Hills and Carroll, Coweta and Fulton counties, will reach 98 miles upon completion. It was funded by $500,000 in federal funds, with additional money from the county’s general fund.
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