BUILDING UP: Developers seeing market for new homes in Douglas
by Bill Baldowski
December 10, 2014 03:10 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
County Commissioner Henry Mitchell III said he believes residential construction is on the increase in Douglas County because the county has the infrastructure and other elements which attract developers. Builders appear to sharing in that opinion about the area’s desirability. Almost 25 percent more permits for single-family houses were filed this year through Nov. 30 in unincorporated Douglas County compared to the same time in 2013, according to the county’s Department of Develop...
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Georgia’s transportation needs and how to pay for them emerged this week as the issues that will dominate the 2015 legislation session. Lawmakers convene Jan. 12 at the state Capitol. The search fo...
Dec 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Column: Progress being made in state’s charter school efforts
You may recall I vigorously opposed passage of a constitutional amendment in 2012 creating the State Charter School Commission that would allow an alternative method for authorizing charter schools...
Dec 11, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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New Manchester’s Jarrett wins county’s top honor
New Manchester running back Omahri Jarrett has been awarded the 2014 Howard Thompson Trophy by the Douglas County School System. The award is annually given to the senior football player in Douglas...
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  • Elected officials and college degrees
    Apr 04, 2014 | 1437973 views | 0 0 comments | 824 824 recommendations | email to a friend | print

    Do you think it is important for elected officials to have college degrees?